Passengers in South Yorkshire will become the first to benefit from the UK’s first ever tram train. The vehicles from this government-funded project are designed to run on both the city’s tramlines and the rail network between Sheffield and Rotherham. This will allow passengers to make single journey between tram stops and conventional rail stations from early 2017, once the works are complete.
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Find out how government is working with business to maintain and expand the UK's global transport connections in order to boost growth and prosperity. International transport connections help build local economies and through better regional connectivity, enables access to global markets, finance, skills and resources.
More than 30,000 apprenticeship places will be created across the road and rail industry during the lifetime of this Parliament as Government continues its £70 billion transport infrastructure improvement work to make passenger journeys better. This investment will deliver a sustained and lasting legacy of skills and opportunity for people across the UK.