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The tram-train concept is one that many believe has considerable potential. It will be tested for the first time in the UK between Sheffield and Rotherham. The Department for Transport had intended this trial to take place on the Penistone line between Sheffield and Huddersfield, but critics questioned the logic of this choice as the line has no connection with a tram line. Instead, it was announced last month that the trial will be switched to an existing freight-only line between Rotherham...

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