Nice one Cyrille! Another tram naming set to score on West Midlands Metro

2019 will see another naming of an Urbos 3 tram on the West Midlands Metro with the late West Bromwich Albion legend Cyrille Regis set to be honoured by the accolade. This will just be the third of the CAF built trams to receive a name and comes after rumours for some time that the striker would be so honoured.

Cyrille played 297 times for West Bromwich Albion between 1977 and 1984 scoring 112 goals before he left the club to go to Coventry City for £250,000. He was a pioneer for black footballers in the game and remains a legend at WBA over 30 years later. Cyrille sadly died earlier this year of a heart attack.

The naming ceremony will take place on 18th January 2019. He becomes the second WBA footballer and third footballer to have had a tram named after him on the now West Midlands Metro following on from the names of Jeff Astle and Billy Wright on the T69s.

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2 Responses to Nice one Cyrille! Another tram naming set to score on West Midlands Metro

  1. scott280595 says:

    Which number tram will it be, and will it recieve the new blue West Midlands Metro colours?

    • Gareth Prior says:

      It has been revealed yet as to which tram it will be. But there isn’t long to find out as the ceremony is later this week!