Trams to Meadowhall cancelled after collision in Sheffield

Trams to Meadowhall are cancelled this morning following a collision in Sheffield yesterday afternoon.

Friday, 26th October 2018, 6:42 am
Updated Friday, 26th October 2018, 6:48 am
A tram train was involved in a collision with a lorry yesterday afternoon (pic: @SheffieldEyes)

A lorry and one of Sheffield's brand new tram trains, which only started operating yesterday, were involved in a collision a the junction of Woodbourn Road and Staniforth Road, Darnall, at 3.20pm.

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A tram train was involved in a collision with a lorry yesterday afternoon (pic: @SheffieldEyes)

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Tram train services are suspended today and Stagecoach Supertram said trams are not running between Cricket Inn Rd and Meadowhall.

Tickets can be used on Stagecoach buses from the city centre to Meadowhall. 

An investigation is underway after a tram train was involved in a collision with a lorry

An investigation into the collision is underway.