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Members visit to Sheffield

The LRTA tram-train Members Day will be on 7 February 2019. Members interested in riding and fnding out about the UK’s frst tram-train are asked to arrive at The Source, a community meeting room between 12.00- 12.30pm. Coffee and biscuits will be provided. At 12.30 Simon Coulthard, Network Rail sponsor for the project will give a presentation on NR’s experencies with the project.

We will then set out to Parkgate, when Tim Kendall will commentate on the important features and history of the project. Tim is the LRTA’s Technical Director and Council member, previously working for the Department of Transport on the specifcation of the project.

Email Paul Rowen at or write to: 246 Queensway, Rochdale OL11 2NH if you are interested. The cost will be £3.00 plus the tram fare.

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