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What's New

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16 June 2017

  • UK Map: More trams for West Yorks, Southampton, Portsmouth, Gosport, Shoreham, Brighton, Hastings, Folkestone, Dover, Reading, Swindon, Oxford, Cheltenham, Gloucester.
  • Plus MOD Donnington (thanks Jon) and Torquay trams corrected (thanks Graeme and Jon).

9 June 2017

  • UK Map: More trams added, covering Cumbria, North East and South West England.

4 June 2017

  • UK Map: New historic tramlines layer added, currently covering Lancashire.

27 May 2017

  • US Map: Redraw for Napa, Marin, Solano, Yolo counties, CA. Details for the northern San Francisco bay area, including the Mill Valley & Mt Tamalpais Scenic RR, San Quentin & San Rafael RR, and San Francisco, Napa & Calistoga RR.

21 May 2017

  • US Map: Redraw for Alameda, Contra Costa counties, CA. Details for the eastern San Francisco bay area, including the Moles, California & Nevada RR, Black Diamond RR, Pittsburg RR, Empire RR.
  • UK Map: More Hull tramways, Mendip Lead Mines, Hildasay tramway (thanks Richard, John, Colin).

14 May 2017

  • UK Map: More Channel Island details, West Fenton narrow gauge, Holywell Town, Ribblehead, Beverley tramways, Stornoway Paraffin Works, The Warren tramway.
  • US Map: New Virginia & Truckee alignment.

28 Apr 2017

  • US Map: Redraw for San Francisco, San Meteo, Santa Clara counties, CA. Lots of detail for San Francisco waterfront.

22 Apr 2017

  • US Map: Redraw for Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Kings, Tulare, San Benito counties, CA. A number of new railroads added, plus lots of new spurs.

15 Apr 2017

  • Barnbow Filling Factory (thanks John), and Wansford Trout Farm tramway (thanks Richard).

14 Apr 2017

  • New look UK & Ireland page launched. Includes Modern Rly layer and dynamic links to other mapping sites.

10 Apr 2017

  • Rhydymwyn Tube Alloy Works added (thanks Iain).

23 Mar 2017

  • Some NLS layers no longer available. Unfortunately NLS no longer provides some of the layers for free, but they can still be accessed on their amazing website.

10 Feb 2017

  • Newcastle & Gateshead get super-detailed, with many new features and a few new (early) stations. And more of your feedback included on the map (thanks Roger, Graeme, Lewis, Keith, Guy and Peter).

31 Jan 2017

  • Blyth & Tyne and surrounding tramways get lots more detail. Covering North Shields, Cramlington, Morpeth, Ashington and Blyth.

22 Dec 2016

  • US Map: WA state, south west counties. Lots of logging railroads, and the mainline from Vancouver to Centralia.

18 Dec 2016

  • Grimsby and Immingham get redrawn with much more detail. Plus more Lincs farm railways (thanks Peter) and the original Cleethorpes Miniature Rly (thanks Dave).