tram-train (plural tram-trains)

  1. (rail transport, Britain) A design of tram which can operate over standard railway track as well as tram track.
    • 2019 November 6, “Sheffield lays groundwork for tram-train schemes”, in Rail, page 24:
      One million passengers have used the Sheffield tram-train in the first year of its trial, according to South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE). [...] Tim Bilby, Stagecoach Supertram Managing Director, said passenger numbers and customer satisfaction had exceeded expectations, showing that tram-trains offer an affordable and efficient way to connect Sheffield city centre and Rotherham.

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