New opening of Manchester Metrolink’s Trafford Park Line

New opening of Manchester Metrolink's Trafford Park Line

Metrolink, a light rail system running on Greater Manchester, opened on March 22, 2020 a new line ‘Trafford Park Line’, which connects Cornbrook stop and intu Trafford Centre stop. It branch off the existing route at Pomona stop, west of Cornbrook stop, and cross Trafford Park, the emerging industrial district. They constructed 6 new stops. You can access easilly to “Old Trafford” – Manchester United home ground (Warfside stop), “Northern War Museum” – recording World War I (Imperial War Museum stop) and “intu Trafford Centre” – one of the largest shopping complex in Europe (the same name stop). 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong…

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Bordeaux Tramway Line D extended from Mairie du Bouscat stop to Cantinolle stop

Bordeaux Tramway Line D extended from Mairie du Bouscat stop to Cantinolle stop

TBM in Bordeaux, France, expanded from the terminus of the Tramway Line D, Mairie du Bouscat, to the Cantinolle stop in the northwestern suburbs on February 29, 2020, and opened 9 new stops. A new section from the Quinconces stop in the center of Bordeaux to the Mairie du Bouscat stop was newly established on December 2019, and they started operation as a Line D along with a part of the existing Line C. This extension corresponds to the second section. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong is born – MTR Tuen Ma Line opened on June 27Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May…

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The trams of Toyama Chihō Railway connected north and south and began direct operation

The trams of Toyama Chihō Railway connected north and south and began direct operation

The north-south connection project for trams at Toyama station has been completed, and Toyama Chihō Railway commenced direct operation on March 21, 2020. The two tram systems had previously been cut off at Toyama station. One of them is the In-city tram lines operated by Toyama Chihō Railway on the south side of the station, and the other is Toyamakō line, which was operated by the former Toyama Light Rail Company on the north side. Toyama station was converted to an elevated station with the opening of Hokuriku Shinkansen. In first step, a new stop for in-city trams was set up under the elevated in 2015. The next, they layed…

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