U.K. Testing First Tram-Train Hybrid in Sheffield

February 7, 2014 by  
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The United Kingdom ‘s first tram-train hybrid is currently being installed in Sheffield, England , and when it’s completed in 2016 the public transit line will provide a seamless transition from the national railway tracks to the existing city tracks of the Sheffield SuperTram . According to Wired , The eight-mile commuter rail line runs from suburban Rotherham Parkgate to Sheffield city center, and the $98 million (£60 million) pilot project will test the system to see if it will work in the rest of the U.K. Read the rest of U.K. Testing First Tram-Train Hybrid in Sheffield Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: heavy rail , hybrid , Karlsruhe model , light trail , sheffield , special wheels , train , tram , tram-train , trolley-train , UK        

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U.K. Testing First Tram-Train Hybrid in Sheffield

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