Trams Return to Ashton After 75 Years

Metrolink set to reach Ashton-under-Lyne and Audenshaw next month

Ashton-under-Lyne tram testing (2)
Seen on test earlier this month, the Flexity Swift M5000 trams which will soon be a regular feature in Ashton.

From the 9th October this year, Ashton-under-Lyne will be connected to the Metrolink system, bridging a 75 year gap since its last tram left. The new service will offer Tameside residents another way in to Manchester, being an alternative to packed rail services to Manchester Victoria. Continue reading “Trams Return to Ashton After 75 Years”