Testing Trams

Although Metrolink had originally promised the new South Manchester Line was coming in Spring 2011 they were still testing it in July.

The latest delay is a computer communication problem.

The problem is that the new system is as advanced as the current system is old, so it’s a bit like connecting your modern PC to a Commodore 64 and making them work together at this higher level.

Of course being [wikipop]Amiga[/wikipop] and [wikipop]Macintosh[/wikipop] people we would not know anything about that stuff. 😉

Update: 5th July 2011

The horn works!

Update: 6th July 2011
Maybe opening tomorrow.

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