Government considered scrapping Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train scheme

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Government considered scrapping Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train scheme A group of MPs has heard the government considered scrapping the Sheffield to Rotherham tram-train scheme because of spiralling costs. The UK’s first tram-train scheme would enable trams to run on existing train tracks … Continue reading

Tram train officially launched

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Transport Minister Paul Maynard MP witnessed the introduction of the first Citylink Tram Train into passenger service on the Supertram network in Sheffield. The innovative vehicles will eventually run as tram trains between Sheffield city centre and Parkgate via Meadowhall … Continue reading

Fresh doubt over £58 million Rotherham tram-train project

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FURTHER doubt has been cast over the long-awaited tram-train project through Rotherham after it emerged the would-be operator could pull out. South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) said it was working towards the assumption the £58 million project being operational … Continue reading