Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

In Pictures: Supertram trackwork continues at a pace

With a little over a week until area one of the 2019 Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works is due to be completed the progress in the project remains excellent and in this latest pictorial update we see the scene at … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram 109 receives new East Midlands Trains advert

Stagecoach Supertram now has the most number of trams in all over adverts since opening in 1994 with 109 the fourth tram to receive vinyls. The advert applied is for East Midlands Trains – not the first tram to advertise … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Progress continues on Supertram trackworks

Rapid progress continues to be made on the replacement of track along Middlewood Road on the Stagecoach Supertram network in Sheffield. This is just phase one of the 2019 programme of works and is scheduled to continue until Sunday 2nd … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram rail replacement work update

The first phase of the 2019 Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement project is still ongoing and progress has now moved along Middlewood Road to the junctions with Dykes Hall Road and Leader Road either side of the tramstop at Hillsborough Park. … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Rail replacement works continue in Sheffield

With all Supertram services on the Blue and Yellow routes still turning short at Hillsborough (as they will do so until 2nd June) work on the major rail replacement project has been continuing over the past week. The worksite has … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram track replacement work update

Good progress continues to be made on the major rail replacement project on Stagecoach Supertram with the worksite now having moved onto the inbound line along Middlewood Road from Dykes Hall Road to Leader Road, between the stops at Hillsborough … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackwork moves along Middlewood Road

Following on from the Supertram rail replacement work over the Easter weekend at the junction of the Blue and Yellow routes at Hillsborough the worksite has moved along Middlewood Road with the current concentration on the inbound track from Dykes … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 2019 rail replacement works start at Hillsborough

The start of four months of rail replacement work on the Stagecoach Supertram network got underway on Good Friday, 19th April, with the first stage seeing work concentrated in the Hillsborough area. With all trams on the Blue and Yellow … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 114

One final visit to Sheffield for the time being as our look into the past sees another of the original Siemens-Duewag trams in action.

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In Pictures: Tamper at Meadowhall Interchange

Over the past few weeks – on and off – a Tamper has been stabled in the spare platform at Meadowhall Interchange (with one platform all that is really needed since the Purple route was permanently curtailed in Sheffield City … Continue reading

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RAIB investigate after passenger falls onto tracks at Ashton

The RAIB have announced they are conducting an investigation after a passenger in a “vulnerable condition” fell onto the tracks at the Ashton-under-Lyne on Tuesday 12th March. The passenger had alighted from the tram and had leant on the side … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 105

Today we are back in Sheffield as we feature another archive image from the Stagecoach Supertram system.

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Promotional ticket prices extended until May 2020 on Tram-Train

When the Tram-Train service between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate started operating in October 2018 it was revealed that the tram-only dayrider tickets would be available for a promotional period only. This was initially expected be until this spring but it … Continue reading

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Tram-Train service suspended after fault grounds Citylink fleet

The Tram-Train pilot service between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate for several hours on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th April after the discovery of a fault on one of the Citylink vehicles which meant it was necessary to undertake checks by … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 102

We move forward in the history of the South Yorkshire Supertram this week as we enter the era of operation by major transport company Stagecoach.

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Satisfaction remains high on (some) English tramways

The latest Transport Focus Tram Passenger Survey has shown that passengers continue to be satisfied on four different English tramways – although for West Midlands Metro there has been a fall in satisfaction between 2017 and 2018. The Blackpool Tramway … Continue reading

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Extra engineering works for Supertram

On top of the forthcoming rail replacement project there will be a small closure of Stagecoach Supertram on Sunday 7th April with no trams able to run between Sheffield Station and Fitzalan Square due to track works. This will affect … Continue reading

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In Pictures: New advert for Supertram 116

Stagecoach Supertram 116 has entered service in a new all over advert with XPO Logistics the sponsor of the tram. In a fairly simple design the tram is completed in white on each end section with the central section (plus … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

There are a couple of new Photo Galleries online for you now:

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Picture in Time: South Yorkshire Supertram 12 & 03

A pair of Siemens-Duewag trams feature in today’s edition of Picture in Time as we stay in Sheffield.

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