Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

In Pictures: How to still get a tram fix when you can’t go out

Or spot the tram! What do you do when you’re told you can’t go out because of the Coronavirus but you still want to see some trams? For most of us the only real answer is DVDs or YouTube videos … Continue reading

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Further service reductions on the way

As the impact of the current social distancing restrictions continue to be felt it has been announced that there will be further service reductions on various tramways across the British Isles – Stagecoach Supertram has already reduced their service with … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Middlewood Road in Sheffield receives new surface

As part of a general maintenance the road surface on Middlewood Road in Sheffield (where Supertram runs to the terminus at Middlewood) has recently received a new surface of light gravel in places. Its not known the reasons for the … Continue reading

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More service reductions across the UK

As government advice for social distancing and to travel only if essential continues further service reductions have been introduced on light rail systems across the UK. The Tyne and Wear Metro have further reduced their timetables whilst a revised service … Continue reading

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Peak time travel pass restrictions lifted as more Coronavirus measures in place across the UK

Since their introduction concessionary passes for use on buses and some trams have seen a limit on their use during morning peak times but in light of the current Coronavirus pandemic it has now been announced that this will be … Continue reading

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Tyne and Wear Metro first to announce reduced timetable in wake of Coronavirus

With new recommendations for reducing non-essential travel and the idea of more people working from home Nexus have announced that a reduced timetable will be in operation on the Tyne and Wear Metro for the foreseeable future. In making these … Continue reading

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Sheffield awarded £166 million from Transforming Cities Fund

The Sheffield City Regions has been awarded £166 million from the government’s Transforming Cities Fund, as confirmed during the recent budget. The region has big for £220 million but has not got the full amount meaning that full proposals of … Continue reading

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Sheffield Midland Station Masterplan would see re-routing of Supertram

Could the Stagecoach Supertram line which currently serves the main railway station in Sheffield be diverted to take a new alignment? A new masterplan for the area around Sheffield Railway Station suggests that it could with a diversion from the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trackwork in Sheffield

The past few weeks have seen some small jobs on Stagecoach Supertram affecting services, including on Sunday 8th March at Holme Lane with the inbound track dealt with during the morning. This work was only fairly minor and meant there … Continue reading

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Upcoming Supertram engineering works

There will be disruption to some services on Stagecoach Supertram on two separate occasions in the next week or so as essential engineering works take place on the network. There will be amendments to services on both Monday 24th February … Continue reading

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Full Supertram services resume

Having been suspended since Sunday 16th February, Stagecoach Supertram services were able to resume operating across the bridge over the River Don at Tinsley from approximately 1600 on Thursday 20th February. Services had been suspended as a result of safety … Continue reading

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Contactless available on all Sheffield trams

After a trial period where only a few conductors had new ticket machines, all trams on the Stagecoach Supertram network now have the facility for passengers to pay using contactless cards as well as Google Pay and Apple Pay. Described … Continue reading

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What’s new on British Trams Online?

There are photos from South Yorkshire this week:

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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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