Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

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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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 115

Today we take another trip to Sheffield for images taken of Supertram during 2020 as part of a “Lockdown Walk”.

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More rail replacement work coming for Supertram

Area 4 of the 2020 Supertram Rail Replacement works will get underway from Tuesday 15th September with the work this time being completed around Crystal Peaks necessitating service changes for the Blue route. The Purple route will also return to … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 112

Its another new location for this latest “Lockdown Walk” (yes, we know we’re not really in full lockdown anymore but the series name will remain for now!) as we head to Sheffield and the Supertram system for a view of … Continue reading

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Covid-19 service update – operating systems

It’s been around two months since we last brought you a summary of the service being run on the tram and light rail systems of the British Isles – so its about time we gave a handy update all in … Continue reading

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Funding in place for new tramstop and Park and Ride on Supertram Tram-Train line

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council have confirmed that £46 million will be allocated to transport projects in the area – this will include two Park and Ride sites and a new tramstop on the Tram-Train line to Rotherham Parkgate alongside various … Continue reading

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New Flexi Day 5 ticket available on Supertram

As people’s work patterns continue to adapt to the changing world, Stagecoach Supertram have announced a new ticket which will be available exclusively through the Stagecoach Bus app. The Flexi Day 5 is one ticket with five Supertram Only day … Continue reading

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Supertram rail replacement works extended

Stagecoach Supertram have announced that the current area 3 rail replacement works will now take longer than expected with the period of closure being extended until Monday 14th September. They were originally due to end on Tuesday 1st September. As … Continue reading

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More funding confirmed for light rail in England

Five tram and light rail systems in England outside of London (both the Docklands Light Railway and London Tramlink are covered by the Transport for London funding package) are to receive funding of up to £37.4 million over the next … Continue reading

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Stagecoach Supertram Engineering Works: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th August

Engineering works by Network Rail on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August means that there will be a reduced Tram-Train service on these days with just an hourly service working through to Rotherham Parkgate from Cathedral on both days.

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Trams in Video: Stagecoach Supertram Tram-Train First Day – October 2018

We go to Sheffield for this edition of “Trams in Video” as we take a look at the first day of public services on the Tram-Train operation between Cathedral in Sheffield City Centre and Rotherham Parkgate. Shot on 25th October … Continue reading

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Government support for light rail set to run-out as Nottingham and Sheffield call for more cash

The previous funding announcement by the Department for Transport to prop up English light rail systems in Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Tyne and Wear and the West Midlands is set to run out at the start of August with no sign … Continue reading

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Trams &: Stagecoach Supertram 399 206 & bus

Sheffield is the latest location for our “Trams &” series as we take a look at one of the tram-trains on test as it is passed by a bus in the city centre.

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Supertram rail replacement area 3 details announced as normal frequencies reintroduced

The next stage of rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram will get underway from Saturday 25th July with the work due to take place between Gleadless Townend and Spring Lane. This will see no trams running between Sheffield Station and … Continue reading

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Trams&: Stagecoach Supertram 120 & bus

In this latest instalment of “Trams &” we head to Sheffield for a view of one of the trams on the Supertram system along with a bus.

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