Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

In Pictures: 399 204 returns to service

After 15 months out of service a Citylink tram-train with the number 399 204 is back in service on Stagecoach Supertram after the completion of accident repairs. 204 returned to action – very briefly – on Sunday 19th January before … Continue reading

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Full Tram-Train service resumes

For the first time in two months a full three an hour service has resumed on the Stagecoach Supertram Tram-Train service between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate. The service has been dogged by issues since the end of 2019 with vehicle … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2019/20

Christmas is a time to spend with your family but what happens if you want to do something a bit different? Well, you could always go for a ride or take some photos of trams around the country couldn’t you?! … Continue reading

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Reduced Tram-Train service resumes

Two services an hour have now resumed on the Stagecoach Supertram Tram-Train service between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate following the clearance of enough Stadler Citylink vehicles in order to operate. As you will recall the entire fleet of Citylink Tram-Trains … Continue reading

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January fare changes on the way for Supertram

Stagecoach have announced that as from Thursday 2nd January 2020 revised fares will be in operation across their tram and bus services in Sheffield, including the reduction in number of different ticket types. This will include the introduction of the … Continue reading

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Tram-Train services suspended as Citylink fleet grounded

All Tram-Train services between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate have been suspended after Stadler advised Stagecoach Supertram to withdraw the entire Citylink fleet. The advice same from Stadler, the company who constructed the seven vehicles for both the Tram-Train service and … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Stagecoach Supertram

In today’s video we are off north to South Yorkshire for footage from the Stagecoach Supertram system. Filmed over a number of years the footage brings us up-to-date with the Rotherham Tram-Train service featured as well as all the conventional … Continue reading

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Small changes on the way for Supertram’s Purple route timetable

We’ve previously brought you the news of the improved timetable for the Tram-Train service on Stagecoach Supertram and it has now been confirmed that the Purple route will also be introducing a new timetable from Sunday 15th December.

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This week on British Trams Online

As well as the launch of the 2019 Tram of the Year contest (see article below) we also bring you another couple of Photo Galleries this week:

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New Tram-Train timetable to be introduced – but only after reduction

Sunday 15th December will see a new timetable introduced for Tram-Train services between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate – with services now running later throughout the week. There will also be some frequency changes to early morning services along with a … Continue reading

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Supertram Citylink tram-train returns

There are now seven Citylink tram-train vehicles back in Sheffield once more following the return of 399 204 (in reality two thirds 204, one third 202) after the completion of accident damage repairs. The vehicle had been away in Spain … Continue reading

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Trams return to Meadowhall – but still no tram-train service

Yellow route trams are now able to run the full route again after an engineering survey was carried out on the tram bridge at Tinsley clearing this to carry trams once more. No trams had been able to run beyond … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Sheffield pauses to remember

In keeping with the country pausing to remember those who have lost their lives in conflicts many tramways in the UK paused for two minutes on Monday 11th November at 1100 (when it was safe to do so) as a … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Disruption continues on Supertram

We brought you the news last night about the flooding causing disruption for Stagecoach Supertram and 24 hours later it is still making its presence felt with a revised Supertram service still running and no sign of when this may … Continue reading

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Rain causes more issues on Supertram

Its starting to look like Stagecoach Supertram has a major aversion to heavy rain as following closely behind the suspension of the tram-train service to Rotherham Parkgate a couple of weeks there has been a further disruption to services with … Continue reading

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Over a million passengers enjoy the Tram-Train service within the first year

On 25th October the Tram-Train pilot between Sheffield and Rotherham celebrated its first anniversary with the news that over a million passengers had travelled on the service during the first 12 months of operation. The millionth passenger journey was recorded … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Poppies carried on Supertram

Monday 11th November is of course Remembrance Day and as a mark of respect trams on Stagecoach Supertram have started to carry poppies on the driver side windows. Many UK tramways use this as a way of showing their respect … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A day of disruption for Supertram

Saturday 26th October was a day where the service across the Stagecoach Supertram network was disrupted – firstly, by the pre-advertised service suspension from Cathedral to Middlewood and Malin Bridge before and after the Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United football … Continue reading

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Supertram to partially suspend service for Wednesday v Leeds match

Last year when Leeds United visited Sheffield Wednesday for a Championship football match there were reports of serious incidents including vandalism and damage to trams and intimidation of staff with physical and verbal assaults. As a result Supertram met with … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Sheffield College adverts moved to 102

A few weeks ago we reported that the adverts for Sheffield College which had been carried on Supertram 110 were removed leaving this tram back in full fleet livery but now there is another tram carrying advertising for Sheffield College … Continue reading

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