Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

Out and About: Another trip to Sheffield

Its time for another edition of “Out and About” and the location this time is Sheffield for a selection of views from across the network showing a variety of tram types and liveries.

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Light rail services to be affected by national rail strike

Although the national rail strike announced for 21st, 23rd and 25th June does not directly included staff working on any tram or light rail system in the UK there will be some impact on services where track is shared with … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Trams at Sheffield Station

Today’s “Trams in Video” head off to Sheffield’s Stagecoach Supertram network as we take a brief look at trams running through the Sheffield Station tramstop.

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In Pictures: Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend works in Sheffield

The extended Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend gave Stagecoach Supertram the ideal opportunity to undertake some further rail replacement works with the section along Infirmary Road being taken care of meaning that services on both the Blue and Yellow routes were … Continue reading

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More rail replacement works in Sheffield over Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend

Both the Blue and Yellow routes of Stagecoach Supertram will see an amended service running throughout the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend as rail replacement works take place along Infirmary Road. These works mean there will no trams from Shalesmoor to … Continue reading

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Minor Supertram timetable changes in May

There will be further timetable changes on Stagecoach Supertram from May (15th May for the Tram-Train, 29th May for everything else) in a bid to improve reliability. Its nothing major and it won’t see any changes to frequencies of any … Continue reading

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Trams return to Halfway!

Its taken its time but Blue route services on Stagecoach Supertram finally returned through to Halfway mid-morning on Wednesday 11th May. Trams had last run to Halfway on Friday 1st April with overhead line problems having caused issues ever since.

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In Pictures: Trams still terminate at Beighton/Drake House Lane

It has now been over a month since trams were last able to run through to Halfway on Stagecoach Supertram with Beighton/Drake House Lane remaining a temporary terminus. Although it had been hoped that a full service would be able … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Football specials on Stagecoach Supertram

On Saturday 30th April with Sheffield Wednesday having a crucial match in their bid for promotion from League One it was back to the old days on Stagecoach Supertram – with the return of football specials! It may not quite … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Signalling problems sees Tram-Train services diverted to Meadowhall

Network Rail signalling problems around Rotherham on Monday 25th April meant the Stagecoach Supertram operated Tram-Train service to Rotherham Parkgate was disrupted. As is often the case when it isn’t possible to access the line via the Tinsley Chord the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 121 returns to service after accident repairs

Stagecoach Supertram has welcomed 121 back to the operating fleet after the completion of accident repairs. 121 was only out of service for a couple of weeks after being involved in a collision with a police van on Monday 11th … Continue reading

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Platform lighting upgrade in Sheffield

Stops across the Stagecoach Supertram are set to enjoy new upgraded lighting as part of a project to improve passenger safety on the network. The current energy intensive lighting is to be replaced Phillips LED lighting which not only ensure … Continue reading

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Out and About: Springtime in Hillsborough

“Out and About” is back in Sheffield today with spring having sprung around Hillsborough.

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 17th April 2022

We have an Easter bonus set of photos for you this week as we bring you three new collections (aka we’ve included what would have been added last week if we’d had the time!). Photos come from Sheffield, Nottingham and … Continue reading

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Supertram launch Re-connect campaign

Stagecoach Supertram have launched a new campaign aiming to get people to use public transport again. “Re-connect” is using specially created artwork by local artist Luke Horton which is being affixed to tram windows in an attempt to encourage people … Continue reading

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More disruption for Supertram as overhead repairs still to be finished, Network Rail signalling problems and Police Van collision all contribute

We’re not sure how many mirrors Stagecoach Supertram have broken recently but it seems the bad luck keeps on coming with the past few days seeing more disruption – including the ongoing disruption on the Blue route to Halfway. In … Continue reading

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Still no trams to Halfway as Glossop Road issue fixed on Supertram whilst trams return to Fleetwood Ferry

Trams on Stagecoach Supertram can now run between Cathedral and Shalesmoor after the damage caused by a bus colliding with an overhead support pole was fixed but there is still no end in sight to thee overhead issues on the … Continue reading

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Split of final round of pandemic light rail support confirmed

Last month it was confirmed that bus and light rail operators in the UK would be sharing £150 million of additional funding – the last set of pandemic related funding to help services to continue whilst passenger numbers recover. At … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Problems on Supertram

The start of April has not exactly been the smoothest for Stagecoach Stagecoach Supertram as there has been major disruption to services with overhead problems in the Dontesk Way and Glossop Road areas causing issues. The Donetsk Way issue has … Continue reading

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Out and About: Trams in Sheffield

We are back with another edition of “Out and About” today as we visit Sheffield for photos of a couple of trams not in standard fleet livery.

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