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This week's set of photos takes a brief look at the Docklands Light Railway in March 2008. This was shortly before the be newer B2007 and B2009 trains entered service so the sets we see are exclusively the earlier B90, B92 and B2K classes with the standard fleet livery seen on each and every one we feature.

* All new photo collections added to the site in 2021 can be found on the Photo Gallery Index.

Fleet Lists
Just a few small changes in the Fleet Lists section this week: Blackpool Tramway (photo links), Crich Tramway Village, Manchester Metrolink (photo links), Seaton Tramway and Tyne & Wear Metro all seeing some amendments.

* All our Fleet Lists can be found through the Fleet Lists Index.

In the News
Over the past week we have seen the news that Graz 225 is being scrapped by the Brighton Tram 53 Society after there were no takers for the tram with the group not having the resources to restore it (as well as being asked to remove it by their landlord). Elsewhere, there is good news from Crich as they confirm indoor areas will reopen from 17th May while up in Edinburgh the same date sees an increase in services. And at the more bizarre end of the news we have seen the Tyne and Wear Metro recreated in both wool and Meccano!

* To see all the latest news and our regular photo series visit the regularly updated News & Features page.

As always we hope you enjoy this week's update. With restrictions easing again slightly from Monday 17th May, if you feel safe to go out and about and would like to share any photos or news we would love to hear from you! We'll be back again soon with more for you.

Gareth - 15th May 2021

Picture of the Week: Cardiff 21 & Cardiff 131

Sunday 2nd May saw a "last chance" photo opportunity of a couple of trams which are due to leave the Crich Tramway Village later this year. While Derby 1 will be heading off to the Clay Cross store for Cardiff 21 it will be heading back to Wales as its loan period comes to an end. In this view we see 21 alongside its fellow Cardiff tram, 131 when posing for photos. This photo is taken from the balcony of Chesterfield 7 which had also been stabled in the yard for photos.
Photograph by Peter Whiteley

Upcoming Major Events Saturday 29th May 2021 @ Crich Tramway Village
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