More problems for Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train project

Enabling works have been postponed for the innovative Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train service that is scheduled to reach the borough later this year.

New vehicles will eventually run as tram-trains between Sheffield city centre and Parkgate via Meadowhall South and Rotherham town centre. For now, they are being used on the existing Supertram network in Sheffield.

With funding from the Government, the £100m scheme is set to run for two years with a view to permanent operation. It is the first of its kind in the UK and if it is successful, it opens the way for tram trains to be introduced in other parts of the country.

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2 thoughts on “More problems for Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train project

  1. About as much use as Lelliott who believes it will bring prosperity to Rotherham rather that by-pass it. That is if it ever works and if ever there is enough money to waste on it!!!


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