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Sheffield tram-train arrives

399201 at Nunnery Depot, Sheffield. MIKE HADDON.

The UK’s tram-train trial project moved a step forward on December 1, with the unloading of the first of seven Vossloh Class 399 vehicles at Stagecoach Supertram’s Nunnery Depot in Sheffield.

Numbered 399201, the Vossloh-built train is slowly manoeuvred within the depot confines by out of sight Tram 105. 

  • For much more on the project, including an in-depth feature, read RAIL 789, published on December 9.

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  • Andrewjgwilt1989 - 04/12/2015 09:05

    The classification is 399201-399207 and will be using the heavy rail to Rotherham and to use the current tram tracks as it heads to Sheffield.

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