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'Like sardines': Why are Metrolink running single trams in Oldham and Rochdale?

hereA Transport for Greater Manchester spokesman said they were using a mix of single and double trams across the network.Danny Vaughn, head of Metrolink, said: "We are using all the trams available to us and running as many doubles as possible across the network."Unfortunately, it is not possible to run every service as a double or have our entire fleet on the network at any one time."He said regular maintenance - as well as vehicle removals due to damage or extra maintenance - also led to

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Thousands of homes were knocked on and more than 800 residents tested by Oldham’s engagement and door to door testing teams following a second Covid-19 spike.Throughout the first two weeks of August, cases of coronavirus began to increase again in the borough after having reduced down to single figures in July.The government considered putting in Oldham under a ‘Leicester style’ lockdown, with hospitality and leisure venues, as well as non essential businesses closed.However local leaders were
hereA Transport for Greater Manchester spokesman said they were using a mix of single and double trams across the network.Danny Vaughn, head of Metrolink, said: "We are using all the trams available to us and running as many doubles as possible across the network."Unfortunately, it is not possible to run every service as a double or have our entire fleet on the network at any one time."He said regular maintenance - as well as vehicle removals due to damage or extra maintenance - also led to

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