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Manchester Metrolink

Can you help? In tidying up this fleet list we have attempted to add dates of when each tram was delivered and entered service. Unfortunately although we have some of these dates when checking our records we have discovered that we don't have the information for a large number of the M5000s. If you have the information missing below - or can correct any of these dates - we would be very grateful if you could email us at gareth@britishtramsonline.co.uk

To aid visibility of the current status of the trams on this fleet list the following colour coding is used:
Operational, Under Attention, Withdrawn (T68s)/Stored (not yet in service - M5000s), Not Yet Delivered

T68s

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

No. Date Delivered Entered Service Withdrawn Livery Name Link
1007 4th December 1991 6th April 1992 10th February 2014 Revised White, Dark Grey & Blue - blue doors East Lancashire Railway Photo
1020 23rd February 1992 20th April 1992 2nd November 2012 Revised White, Dark Grey & Blue - blue doors Photo
1023 18th March 1992 11th May 1992 21st January 2014 Revised White, Dark Grey & Blue - blue doors Mike Mabey Photo

Notes:
1007 is to be preserved by the Heaton Park Tramway but remains stored at Trafford Depot.

T68As

Built: 1999 by Ansaldo, Italy
Seats: 82
Motors: 4 x Vac Ansaldo Transporti 105Kw
Power Conductor: Single Arm Pantograph
Depot: Trafford

No. Date Delivered Entered Service Withdrawn Livery Link
2001 10th May 1999 6th December 1999 30th April 2014 Revised White, Dark Grey & Blue - blue doors Photo

M5000s

Built: 2008-2014 by Bombardier, Bautzen (Germany) & Vienna (Austria)
Seats: 3001-3074: 52 (plus 4 perch seats). 3075-3120: 60
Motors: 4 Bombardier Phase 3
Power Conductor: Single Arm Pantograph
Depot: Queens Road/Old Trafford (see notes section for details)

No. Date Delivered Entered Service Livery Name Link
3001 13th July 2009 Silver & Yellow
3002 18th September 2009 Silver & Yellow Photo
3003 12th September 2009 Silver & Yellow Photo
3004 10th October 2009 Silver & Yellow Photo
3005 24th October 2009 Silver & Yellow Photo
3006 14th November 2009 Silver & Yellow Photo
3007 21st November 2009 Silver & Yellow
3008 December 2009 Silver & Yellow Photo
3009 23rd January 2010 Silver & Yellow Coronation Street 50th Anniversary 1960-2010 Photo
3010 6th February 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3011 20th February 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3012 17th April 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3013 1st April 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3014 30th April 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3015 8th May 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3016 22nd May 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3017 12th June 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3018 26th June 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3019 10th July 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3020 24th July 2010 Silver & Yellow Lancashire Fusilier Photo
3021 7th August 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3022 4th September 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3023 18th September 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3024 30th October 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3025 11th December 2010 Silver & Yellow Photo
3026 29th January 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3027 19th February 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3028 5th March 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3029 19th March 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3030 2nd April 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3031 16th April 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3032 7th May 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3033 14th May 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3034 28th May 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3035 18th June 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3036 2nd July 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3037 16th July 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3038 30th July 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3039 13th August 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3040 3rd September 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3041 17th September 2011 15th December 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3042 15th October 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3043 29th October 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3044 12th November 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3045 3rd December 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3046 10th December 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3047 17th December 2011 Silver & Yellow Photo
3048 23rd January 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3049 11th February 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3050 10th March 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3051 31st March 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3052 28th April 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3053 26th May 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3054 16th June 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3055 7th July 2012 24th April 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3056 28th July 2012 8th June 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3057 1st September 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3058 22nd September 2012 Silver & Yellow
3059 13th October 2012 17th January 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3060 17th November 2012 16th December 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3061 1st December 2012 Silver & Yellow Photo
3062 15th December 2012 5th June 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3063 26th January 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3064 16th February 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3065 9th March 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3066 23rd March 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3067 20th April 2013 31st October 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3068 11th May 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3069 22nd June 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3070 29th June 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3071 20th July 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3072 24th August 2013 6th November 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3073 21st September 2013 9th November 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3074 12th October 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3075 2nd November 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3076 16th November 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3077 7th December 2013 Silver & Yellow Photo
3078 18th January 2014 25th February 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3079 8th February 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3080 1st March 2014 25th March 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3081 22nd March 2014 29th April 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3082 12th April 2014 2nd May 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3083 10th May 2014 6th June 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3084 31st May 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3085 28th June 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3086 19th July 2014 29th August 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3087 16th August 2014 11th September 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3088 13th September 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3089 4th October 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3090 25th October 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3091 8th November 2014 21st November 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3092 22nd November 2014 3rd December 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3093 6th December 2014 24th December 2014 Silver & Yellow Photo
3094 17th January 2015 31st January 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3095 21st February 2015 19th March 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3096 14th March 2015 27th March 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3097 28th March 2015 18th April 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3098 25th April 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3099 16th May 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3100 14th June 2015 27th June 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3101 4th July 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3102 25th July 2015 18th August 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3103 5th September 2015 19th September 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3104 19th September 2015 10th October 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3105 10th October 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3106 31st October 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3107 14th November 2015 4th December 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3108 28th November 2015 12th December 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3109 12th December 2015 Silver & Yellow Photo
3110 23rd January 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3111 13th February 2016 11th March 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3112 5th March 2016 9th April 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3113 2nd April 2016 23rd April 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3114 16th April 2016 11th May 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3115 7th May 2016 7th June 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3116 4th June 2016 29th June 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3117 25th June 2016 23rd July 2016 Silver & Yellow
3118 16th July 2016 20th August 2016 Silver & Yellow Photo
3119 20th August 2016 - Silver & Yellow Photo
3120 On Order -

Notes:
120 M5000s are on order with vehicles up to 3119 having been delivered so far. The first 40 trams were part of the initial order for Phase 3a with the remainder being add-ons for extra lines and replacement of the T68/T68As.
3001-3060 are fitted with ATS and VRS and can be used anywhere on the Metrolink network. These units are split between Queens Road and Trafford depots.
3061-3118 are not fitted with ATS/VRS equipment and can only be used on services to Ashton-under-Lyne, East Didsbury, Manchester Airport and Rochdale. These units are now split between Trafford and Queens Road depots.
3004, 3005, 3051 & 3055 are fitted with modified ice-breaker pantographs based at Queens Road Depot. 3014, 3016, 3017, 3021 and 3032 are fitted with ice-breaking pantographs based at Trafford Depot.
3013 spent two years out of service between 2013 and 2015 following a collision with a lorry on the Eccles line.
3062 was initially used as a source of spare parts taking over 18 months to enter service following delivery.
3119 is currently undergoing commissioning and mileage accumulation ahead of an entry into service.
This fleet list only provides details of those LRVs out of service long-term due to the number of fairly minor incidents which necessitate the temporary withdrawal of vehicles for repairs.

Special Purpose Car

Built: 1991 by RFS Industries, Kilnhurst
Engine: Caterpillar 3306 PCT 170Kw

No. Link
1027 Photo

We are grateful to everyone who has provided information contained on this fleet list.


This page was last updated on Sunday 21st August 2016


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