All aboard for 120th Metrolink tram
METROLINK'S 120th tram has made its way from Vienna to Manchester to complete the fleet.
The new vehicle departed the depot of global manufacturer Bombardier this week.
The tram will be kitted out with its Greater Manchester-style livery before making its first run out on the system.
Councillor Andrew Fender, chair of the TfGM committee, said: "Coupled with the recent return of services to a bigger and better St Peter's Square and with the opening of the Second City Crossing just around the corner, we are ensuring Metrolink will continue to provide the people of Greater Manchester with... read more
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