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|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 Urbos 3s. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.|
To aid visibility of the current status of the trams on this fleet list the following colour coding is used:|
Operational, Under Attention, Withdrawn (T69s)/Stored (not yet in service - Urbos 3s), Not Yet Delivered
Built: 1998-99 by Ansaldo Transporti, Italy |
Power Conductor: Single Arm Pantograph
|No.||Date Delivered||Date Withdrawn||Livery||Name||Link|
|16||11th March 1999||14th August 2015||Dark Blue, Red, Yellow, Green, Grey||Gerwyn John||Photo|
Where have all the departed T69s gone? May we direct you to the Long Marston Fleet List which has full details of 01-15 where they are all now stored.
16 remains stored at Wednesbury Depot for an unknown reason. It had originally been thought it would be retained as an engineering vehicle but it is now unclear if this will be the case.
|Urbos 3 Trams|
Built: 2013-15 by CAF, Zaragoza, Spain |
Seats: 80 (plus 170 standing)
Motors: 12 80kw (110 hp) traction motors
Power Conductor: Single Arm Pantograph
|No.||Delivery Date||Entered Service||Livery||Name||Link|
|17||11th October 2013||4th October 2016||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|18||15th November 2013||5th September 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|19||15th January 2014||-||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|20||21st February 2014||5th September 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|21||10th March 2014||5th September 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|22||9th April 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|23||13th May 2014||5th September 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|24||3rd June 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|25||24th June 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|26||4th July 2014||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|27||14th July 2014||2nd February 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|28||29th July 2014||28th April 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|29||2nd September 2014||29th April 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|30||22nd September 2014||3rd June 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|31||14th October 2014||29th January 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|32||4th November 2014||17th August 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|33||16th December 2014||17th June 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|34||23rd January 2015||21st December 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|35||12th February 2015||9th September 2015||Silver & Magenta||Angus Adams||Photo|
|36||13th March 2015||Silver & Magenta||Photo|
|37||7th July 2015||12th April 2016||Silver & Magenta||Ozzy Osbourne||Photo|
A total of 25 Urbos 3 trams are on order to operate both the current Midland Metro service and also the expanded line through to Centenary Square. The first 21 of these have now been delivered to Wednesbury Depot with the remainder to follow at a later date.
17 was officially launched on Wednesday 16th October 2013 at Wednesbury Depot.
18 left Wednesbury Depot on Wednesday 18th January to return to Spain where it will be fitted with batteries. These will be used to power the tram in sections where overhead wires will not be installed. Eventually all trams will be so fitted but the remainder will be done in the West Midlands.
35 was named by the Queen on 19th November 2015 at Bull Street stop on the Birmingham City Centre extension (ahead of the official opening of the line).
37 was named by Ozzy Osbourne at Corporation Street on 26th May 2016.
Thank you to Andy Walters for providing information contained on this fleet list.
This page was last updated on Sunday 22nd January 2017
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