Trams to Meadowhall cancelled after collision in Sheffield
Trams to Meadowhall are cancelled this morning following a collision in Sheffield yesterday afternoon.
A lorry and one of Sheffield's brandÂ new tram trains, which only started operating yesterday, were involved in aÂ collision aÂ the junction of Woodbourn Road and Staniforth Road, Darnall, at 3.20pm.
AFTERMATH: Recovery operation begins to remove stricken Sheffield tram-train The tram trainsÂ pilot project was originally due to launch in 2015Â andÂ has cost around Â£75 million '“ Â£60 million more than originally estimated.
Tram train services are suspended today and Stagecoach Supertram said trams are not running betweenÂ Cricket Inn Rd and Meadowhall.
Tickets can be used on Stagecoach buses from the city centre to Meadowhall.Â
An investigation into theÂ collision is underway.