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Projects: Issue Issue 02 23 Jul 2009

First new-look Metrolink tram arrives in the UK

The first of a new fleet of trams for Manchester’s Metrolink light rail system arrived in the city last month after an overland journey from manufacturer Bombardier’s factory in Vienna.

The new look yellow and silver vehicle is the first of a new generation of trams for the expanding Metrolink network, which is being transformed by a multimillion-pound investment programme. A total of 40 new trams have been ordered to provide more room on existing services and to cater for...

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