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Long Marston

Over the past few years the ex-MOD site at Long Marston has become the home for a number of withdrawn trams from Manchester Metrolink and Midland Metro. All the Manchester Metrolink T68s and some of the Midland Metro T69s (unidentified) are to be used for testing purposes by UK Tram with the remainder being stored for possible future use.

All trams are Stored with no public access.

Manchester Metrolink T68s

Built: 1991-92 by Firema, Italy
Seats: 84
Motors: 4 x GEC 130Kw
Power Conductor: Single Arm Pantograph

No. Date Arrived Livery Link
1022 8th August 2014 Revised White, Dark Grey & Blue - blue doors Photo
1026 25th July 2014 Revised White, Dark Grey & Blue - blue doors Photo

1024 is now believed to have been sent for scrapping in Ilkeston in August 2022 and has been removed from the above list.

Midland Metro T69s

Built: 1998-99 by Ansaldo, Italy
Seats: 58
Motors: 4
Power Conductor: Single Arm Pantograph

No. Date Arrived Livery Link
07 16th October 2014 Magenta & Silver Photo
10 24th March 2016 White & Purple Photo

With the exception of those listed above, the remainder of the T69s have now been moved to Rotherham for scrapping.
07 has been donated to UK Tram.
10's future is unknown as it was not reported to have been purchased as part of the e-auction but did not live Long Marston for scrapping and remains stored there.

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This page was last updated on Sunday 7th April 2024

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