MATA expands trolley tests in Downtown Memphis

MATA expands trolley tests in Downtown Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - More MATA trolleys are set to hit the streets.

MATA is expanding the trials for the new "vintage" trolleys that run on the train tracks.

The trolleys will run a route along Main Street between the Trolley Barn and Central Station. They will not be accepting passengers.

MATA said the trolleys may take longer to stop, and cannot turn like regular buses.

The trolleys will continue to be tested during the day and night. City of Memphis hopes to have all trolleys back up and running before the start of 2018.

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