As far as I know the three 50 stretches (Attercliffe - Arena, Carbrook - Tinsley, Fox Lane - Birley) have been reduced to 40, whether this is temporary again as has happened several times in the past few years or permenant I'm not sure, as far as I know down to track wear but I'm not overly sure...
Other than services that turn back at Cathedral and Cricket Inn Road now there's no actual part route timetabled services anyway. There's an argument behind both methods with the destinations though -
Blue Cathedral or Blue Cricket Inn Road, lets people that don't recognise the destination, know...
Supertram will have been briefed on the issue and are just choosing not to release it publicly.
If it's done on Stadler's advice it'll be all six 399s temporarily withdrawn, hence no TT.
Certainly there was an abundance of them outside Nunnery on Saturday.
No, it was the NR test train. There's a photo going around on Facebook currently of a bright yellow door tangled in the OLE. Looks as though it opened and caused the damage and was subsequently ripped off the train.