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Sheffield City Region look for tram-train extensions as part of rail plan

The latest region of the UK to unveil their plans for the future of transport is the Sheffield City Region and again there are ideas for trams although in this case it isn’t conventional trams mentioned as buoyed by the … Continue reading

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Study names Metrolink as fifth best in the world

In another boost for Manchester Metrolink the system has been named as the fifth best in the world as part of an international study. This study looked at 32 trams systems from across the world and Metrolink was in the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram gets ready for a return beyond Hillsborough

After the best part of three (long) months a full service on Stagecoach Supertram is set to return from Friday 19th July after the completion of the area two rail replacement works – although it will only be a three … Continue reading

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In Pictures: It never rains but it pours in Sheffield!

We head back until Sunday 2nd December 2018 for this small pictorial article as heavy rain in Sheffield lead to trams having to plough through surface water as they continued running the normal service without much complaint. In this update … Continue reading

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Supertram gets ready for areas 3, 4 and 5 of rail replacement works

Whilst the area 2 rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram are still continuing – schedule to finish on Thursday 18th July – plans have now been revealed for areas 3, 4 and 5 which will take place between Monday 22nd … Continue reading

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In Pictures: And the trackworks go on

In around a week’s time there will be that rare phenomenon in Sheffield – a full tram service running across the whole network, well for three days anyway! The latest rail replacement progress has been concentrated on the inbound track … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackworks move on

The good progress being made on the major rail replacement project on Stagecoach Supertram is continuing with the latest worksite on the outbound track through Langsett Primrose View tramstop between the junctions with Ash Street and Cuthbert Bank Road. This … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Latest update from Supertram rail replacement works

With the Supertram rail replacement project tending to concentrate on fairly small sections at a time good progress does get made with the maintenance crew finishing one part before moving on to the next. The latest worksite goes through the … Continue reading

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English Light Rail journeys on the up again

After last year’s blip, when there was a small decrease in light rail journeys in England, the latest figures have shown that once again there has been an increase with a grand total of 272.4 million journeys recorded on the … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

There are a duo of new Photo Galleries for you this week:

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In Pictures: Latest on Supertram rail replacement project

Work on Area Two of this year’s rail replacement project on Stagecoach Supertram is now well underway with the current worksite now being on the outbound track from Bamforth Street stop to Burnaby Street. This is a longer section that … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More on Supertram track renewal

Now around a week into area two of the Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement project for 2019 the worksite has moved to the inbound track in the vicinity of the Bamforth Street stop (the actual worksite is from the road of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackworks move on to area two

The Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works have now moved onto 2019’s area two with the main work due to take place in the Shalesmoor area. Once again this will see changes for the Yellow and Blue routes with no trams … Continue reading

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Reduced Tram-Train service

Tram-Train services between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate will be running at a reduced frequency until at least Tuesday 11th June as rectification work is carried on the Citylink vehicles. As you may recall all the tram-trains were removed from service … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackwork continues along Middlewood Road

With area one of the Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works now in their final week the actual worksite has moved further along Middlewood Road with concentration currently on the section between the junction with Hillsborough Grove and between Withens Avenue … Continue reading

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Man suffers serious injuries after being hit by tram in Sheffield

A 39 year old has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a tram on West Street, Sheffield. The man was hit at 2220 on Wednesday 22nd May after he ended up on the road. … Continue reading

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Supertram get ready for next phase of rail replacement

Work on area one of the 2019 Supertram rail replacement work may not yet have been completed but planning is now well underway for the next phase of works, which are due to start the day after area one – … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackwork continues at a pace

With a little over a week until area one of the 2019 Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works is due to be completed the progress in the project remains excellent and in this latest pictorial update we see the scene at … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram 109 receives new East Midlands Trains advert

Stagecoach Supertram now has the most number of trams in all over adverts since opening in 1994 with 109 the fourth tram to receive vinyls. The advert applied is for East Midlands Trains – not the first tram to advertise … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Progress continues on Supertram trackworks

Rapid progress continues to be made on the replacement of track along Middlewood Road on the Stagecoach Supertram network in Sheffield. This is just phase one of the 2019 programme of works and is scheduled to continue until Sunday 2nd … Continue reading

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