Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

Seating on the way for selected Supertram stops

Over half of the stops of Stagecoach Supertram are about to be upgraded with the addition of seating in the coming weeks. The work to install seating will be started from Monday 27th February and is being undertaken by South … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Sheffield to Rotherham Tram-Train project

This week not only do we report on a breakdown of one of the tram-train vehicles but we also bring you another photo update on the construction side of the project from the camera of Glyn Hill. With the project … Continue reading

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399 204 breaks down on test (**Photo now added**)

Firstly, the good news – it is now obvious that test running of the tram-trains is underway on the wider Stagecoach Supertram network. Unfortunately, the reason why we can confirm this is because one of the vehicles broke down in … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram in the snow

We have some wintry images for you in this edition of Picture in Time as we head to South Yorkshire and take a look at the Stagecoach Supertram system after the snow had fallen on 1st December 2010.

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RAIB launch investigation into fatal Supertram accident

The RAIB have started an investigation into an accident on 22nd December 2016 at Woodbourn Road on the Stagecoach Supertram Meadowhall line which saw an elderly pedestrian hit by a tram as he crossed the tracks. The 81 year old … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2016-17

This is your complete one-stop guide to services being operated on all tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period 2016-17. The differences in services being offered is plain to see from … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Sheffield tram-train construction

It may be the project which seems to be constantly delayed but despite that there is still some progress on bringing the UK tram-train pilot between Sheffield and Rotherham to fruition. In this pictorial update Glyn Hill provides photos from … Continue reading

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Supertram services delayed after car collides with overhead pole

Stagecoach Supertram Blue and Purple route services were disrupted on Thursday 22nd December after a car collided with an overhead pole in the reserved tram section at Hollinsend tramstop. The car – a grey Vauxhall Insignia – suffered fairly major … Continue reading

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Elderly man in hospital after being hit by tram in Sheffield

An 81 year old man is in hospital with life threatening injuries after being hit by a tram in Sheffield. The man was struck by a tram close to Woodbourn Road tramstop just after 1000 on Thursday 22nd December with … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram

For today’s edition of Picture in Time we are off to South Yorkshire for a photo taken on the Stagecoach Supertram system in 2000 during some adverse weather conditions.

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Tram-train pilot delayed to 2018?

The much delayed Tram-Train pilot which will eventually see services running between Sheffield City Centre and Rotherham Parkgate has been delayed even further with the BBC reporting that the first public services will not operate until Summer 2018. This will … Continue reading

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399 207 arrives in Sheffield completing tram-train deliveries

The late evening of Sunday 20th November saw the arrival of the seventh and final Tram-Train for Stagecoach Supertram arrive at Nunnery Square Depot. Built by Stadler the Citylink vehicle made the standard trip from Valencia in Spain arriving after … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stagecoach Supertram 118’s revised look

Not previously reported on these pages is the return to service on Stagecoach Supertram of 118 following the completion of accident repairs. You may remember that 118 was involved in a collision with 120 at Shalesmoor on 22nd October 2015 … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

This week we bring you another Photo Gallery:

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 114

We head to Sheffield for today’s Picture in Time image as we feature one of the South Yorkshire Supertram’s Duewag built trams in action – 114.

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In Pictures: Sheffield tram-train construction progress

We may still be awaiting official news on just when we might see the sight of the tram-train pilot between Sheffield and Rotherham starting but in the meantime visible progress is being made on the necessary construction works. In this … Continue reading

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399 206 arrives in Sheffield

The sixth of seven Citylink tram-trains for Stagecoach Supertram has now arrived in Sheffield. 399 206 was delivered to Nunnery Square Depot late on Monday 17th October following transportation from Stadler’s Valencia plant. The vehicle has now been unloaded and … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We bring you another three Photo Galleries as part of our latest main site update:

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In Pictures: Sheffield tram-train project work continues

It may seem to be the project which has been progressing at a snail’s pace but work is underway on the necessary construction work needed for the introduction of the Sheffield to Rotherham tram-train service which it is hoped may … Continue reading

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399 205 delivered to Sheffield

The Tram-Trains may not have turned a wheel in anger as yet but on Monday 26th September the fifth of seven vehicles being built for use on Stagecoach Supertram was delivered to Nunnery Depot. The arrival of 399 205 means … Continue reading

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