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In Pictures: Supertram rail replacement works continue

The latest phase of rail replacement works on the Stagecoach Supertram network are currently on Birley Lane with the worksite being just below Birley Lane tramstop. This area – the second area of give to be treated in 2018 – … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Daylight testing starts to Rotherham

Ever so slightly we are edging towards the start of the pilot Tram-Train service in the UK which will run between Sheffield and Rotherham. The latest milestone (how many times have we used that word recently!) in the project has … Continue reading

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Strike starts in Sheffield after revised pay offer refused

A severely reduced service has run on Stagecoach Supertram on Monday 9th July with the first of a series of days of strike action taking place over the latest pay offer to drivers and conductors. Showing their usual disregard for … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Progress continues at Rotherham Central

The slow progress in construction work for the Tram-Train service to Rotherham Parkgate is continuing ahead of the start of public services sometime in the latter part of this year. In this latest pictorial update we take a look at … Continue reading

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Improved pay offer made to Supertram employees

Stagecoach Supertram have confirmed that they have made an improved pay offer to drivers and conductors in a bid to bring to an end the dispute with two strike dates confirmed earlier this week. Currently no Supertram services are due … Continue reading

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English Light Rail journeys suffer small fall for first time in eight years

Over the past few years the number of passengers has been on the increase almost across the board but this overall increase has come to a halt in the latest figures released which have shown 416,000 fewer journeys were made … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram rail replacement works move on

Area 2 of the 2018 rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram have now commenced with no trams running between Birley Lane and Halfway until 8th August. The first stage of these works are taking place at Hackenthorpe with the road … Continue reading

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Supertram staff set to strike over pay offer

Drivers and conductors on Stagecoach Supertram have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over the pay rise offered to them for the next two years. More than 9 in 10 of those from the Unite union who voted were … Continue reading

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Recruitment Day for Supertram conductors

Have you ever fancied working on the trams? If so now is your chance to become a conductor on Stagecoach Supertram with a Conductor Recruitment Day taking place on Thursday 12th July 2018. Supertram are currently looking to expand their … Continue reading

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Area 2 Supertram rail replacement works details released

Work may still be ongoing in the first phase of the 2018 rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram but details have now been released of the plans for the next phase which will see the Blue route between Birley Lane … Continue reading

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In Pictures: First phase of 2018 Supertram rail replacement works draw to a close

The first phase of Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works  are starting to come towards a conclusion with the work originally due to be completed by the end of this week. It had been expected that a full service will run … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram rail replacement works go on

Phase One of the 2018 rail replacement project on Stagecoach Supertram has been continuing over the past week with work now having moved across to the outbound side at Carlton Road. Despite fears that the heavy rain experienced may have … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Rotherham Parkgate progress

Just a few weeks ago we were bemoaning the apparent lack of progress in the construction at Rotherham Parkgate – the terminus of the Tram-Train service from Cathedral due to be finally introduced later this year – but in these … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: South Yorkshire Supertram 14

An early shot from the South Yorkshire Supertram system is the feature of today’s Picture in Time photo.

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In Pictures: Latest Supertram track renewal pictures

The track renewal work along Middlewood Road disrupting Yellow route services on Stagecoach Supertram is continuing although there have been delays to the project following heavy rain on Wednesday 30th May. This flooded the trackwork at Middlewood with the project … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Latest phase of Supertram track renewal starts

The first phase of the 2018 track renewal works on Stagecoach are now underway with track on the Yellow route between Hillsborough and Middlewood due to replaced in the period until mid-June. Starting on Saturday 26th May all Yellow route … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

A small and early update for you this week:

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In Pictures: Now you can spot the difference with 111 and 118!

When the adverts for Pretty Little Thing.com were applied to two trams on Stagecoach Supertram it was a case of which one is which with the only difference being the fleet numbers. But for now at least it is easier … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Latest Tram-Train construction work

Within the next four months or so it is currently planned that the UK’s inaugural Tram-Train service between Sheffield and Rotherham will be up and running (September is set as the much delayed opening date but whether this is met … Continue reading

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Next stage of Supertram rail replacement works set to start

As reported a few weeks ago the latest stage of rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram – following on from the last major work some three years ago – are set to begin over the Bank Holiday weekend with Phase … Continue reading

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