Next! £2m fleet closer to launch [Blackpool Gazette]

Date: 22/11/2011

THE second of Blackpool’s fleet of 16 new trams has arrived in the resort. Engineers took delivery of the £2m Flexity2 tram at the Starr Gate depot yesterday. [From Mark Bartlett] Another two trams are due to arrive from manufacturer Bombardier’s factory in Germany before Christmas as the service gears up to re-launch next Easter using the new vehicles.

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First of the newly delivered Blackpool Supertrams, photographed during an official ceremony in the new tram depot at Starr Gate on 8 September 2011 [see news item].
Location: Starr Gate
Company: Blackpool Tramroad and Blackpool and Fleetwood Tramroad
08/09/2011 Tony Roberts (Courtesy Mark Bartlett)