Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

Later finish time to be reinstated on Supertram

Its an article which we seem to have published before but Stagecoach Supertram have announced that they are again intending to resume a later finish time to services on all lines – whilst the Tram-Train service has also returned to … Continue reading

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Another change of service for Supertram

Sometimes it gets increasingly difficult to keep up with changes in service on UK tramway systems with probably the tramway with most changes being Stagecoach Supertram – and they’re at it again. It was only a few days ago we … Continue reading

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Another revised timetable for Supertram

Following swiftly after the announcement that a revised timetable would be running on the Blackpool Tramway after the start of the latest England wide lockdown, it has now been confirmed that Stagecoach Supertram will also be introduced on Stagecoach Supertram. … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Poppies appear in Sheffield

Following on from the photos we’ve shown recently of poppies on trams in Blackpool, we can now feature Stagecoach Supertram’s own way to remember those who died in the line of duty. As with Blackpool poppies are being added to … Continue reading

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Supertram services delayed after van blocks the tracks

Stagecoach Supertram services through Hillsborough were suspended for around an hour on the evening of Friday 30th October after a van was found blocking the tracks. It was reported locally that the Police thought the handbrake on the van had … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 110

Another photo from a UK tramway during 2020 as our latest “Lockdown Walk” is heading to Malin Bridge in Sheffield.

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 120 & 118

Its time to take another look at trams running in 2020 as we go on another “Lockdown Walk” – this time its Sheffield again.

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New revised timetable to be introduced on Supertram

Services have been reduced once again on Stagecoach Supertram (starting from Tuesday 20th October) “due to short notice resource issues” (presumably connected with staff having to self-isolate because of Covid-19).  These timetables will be in place until further notice.

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More DfT funding for English light rail systems

It has been announced that up to a further £67.8 million will be made available to tram and light rail systems across England (outside of London) up to the end of March as part of the latest funding package from … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 111

This latest edition of “Lockdown Walks” is returning to South Yorkshire as we feature one of the trams in an advertising livery on Supertram.

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In Pictures: Hillsborough Corner trackworks

On Sunday 27th September further trackworks took place on the Stagecoach Supertram network in addition to the major rail replacement work at Crystal Peaks. This time the work was concentrated at Hillsborough Corner at the junction between the Blue and … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram 118 receives black fleet numbers

Ever since Stagecoach Supertram 111 and 118 received all over adverts for Pretty Little Thing.com there has been a noticeable difference between the two (save for the fact one was numbered 111 and one 118 of course!) in that 111 … Continue reading

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Supertram rail replacement works come to an end

The latest stage of Stagecoach Supertram’s rail replacement works will come to an end at the start of October with a normal Blue route service able to resume from Monday 5th October.

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 121

“Lockdown Walks” continues today as we go out in Sheffield again.

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In Pictures: Supertram extra trackworks

In addition to the major rail replacement works currently taking place around Crystal Peaks on the Blue route the weekends of 19th/20th and 26th/27th September have seen extra works taking place around Hillsborough (weekend one) and University (second weekend). Described … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 107

Sheffield is again the location for today’s “Lockdown Walk” as we feature another of the original Siemens-Duewag constructed trams.

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In Review: Sheffield: From Tram to Tram-Train

We often start our reviews of books on modern tram systems with a similar line to – you don’t get many books dedicated to our modern tram systems but as more and more are released that seems to no longer … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 105

In this instalment of “Lockdown Walks” we are in Sheffield as we take a look at another tram running on the Supertram network.

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Changes on board Supertram

Starting from Monday 14th September there have been a few changes on board Stagecoach Supertram as they continue to see an increase in passengers travelling on the trams as more employees and students return to workplaces and education.

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In Pictures: 399 206 returns to service as a tram

For the first time since the early days of the tram-train service, Stagecoach Supertram have reverted to a four/three split of the Citylink vehicles with three now back with the tram wheel profiles. 399 206 returned to service with the … Continue reading

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