Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

Fewer staff required to self isolate but staff retention and recruitment remain challenge to UK tram operators

“This service has been cancelled because of staff shortages”. Anyone who has attempted to travel on the UK transport network in recent weeks and months probably can’t help but be aware of the challenges all transport operators – whether that … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Reserved area for conductors on Supertram reduced

Last year as one of the measures to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus and to provide on-board conductors to have an area away from passengers one end of the trams on the Stagecoach Supertram network was cordoned off to … Continue reading

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Supertram services disrupted following death of man after stabbing

A man has died in hospital after being stabbed in Sheffield City Centre on Friday 17th September. The incident occurred on High Street after the incident at 1630 leading to all tram services through the area being suspended and revised … Continue reading

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Out and About: Trams running through Sheffield City Centre

“Out and About” today heads back into Sheffield City Centre as we take a look at some more of the trams of Supertram in action.

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 16th September 2021

This week we have photos from Sheffield again as well as a trip to Beamish:

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In Pictures: Points failure at Cathedral leads to Tram-Train and Purple route changes in Sheffield

Sheffield Station/Sheffield Hallam University became a temporary terminus for trams on the Tram-Train and Purple routes on Sunday 12th September after a points failure at Cathedral. Services were affected for around five hours from mid-afternoon while the fault was repaired.

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Out and About: Green tram in Sheffield

“Out and About” continues today as we head off to Sheffield once more to see images of the newest livery in the city.

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In Pictures: How to travel in style to your wedding!

There are many ways to travel to or from your wedding, but its not often that you see the happy couple doing so on a modern tram! But that is exactly what happened on Thursday 9th September in Sheffield with … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 5th September 2021

We’re back with another main site update with photos coming from Blackpool and Sheffield:

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Out and About: Having a coffee on Middlewood Road!

In this latest edition of “Out and About” our intrepid photographer in his quest to find new and interesting photo opportunities makes the ultimate sacrifice by having to go out for a coffee!

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Out and About: Trams at University of Sheffield and on Glossop Road

“Out and About” returns today as we head to Sheffield for images taken around the University of Sheffield and on Glossop Road.

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In Pictures: Blue route services terminating at Hillsborough

There has been further disruption for Stagecoach Supertram over the past few days with a building on Holme Lane deemed unsafe which had led to all services on the Blue route only able to run from Halfway to Hillsborough. This … Continue reading

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Out and About: Trams around Hillsborough

In this article we are “Out and About” in Sheffield again as we take a look at some of the trams in service on the Supertram system around Hillsborough.

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Out and About: Trams at Cathedral in Sheffield

A new irregular photo series starts today – “Out and About”. In this series we will be featuring recently taken photos on UK tramway’s and it is in no way whatsoever “Lockdown Walks” under a different name! (Well, maybe a … Continue reading

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Supertram’s Yellow route to return to normal timetable

How many times in the past 18 months have we reported on a change in timetable for Stagecoach Supertram? Well, here’s another one after the Covid self-isolation imposed change the Yellow route will be reverting to its usual service frequency … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 120

And so after 15 months we come to what we hope will be the final “Lockdown Walks”. It seems appropriate that we end it in Sheffield which has been one of the mainstays of this seriesand we include a tram … Continue reading

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Late evening engineering works in Sheffield

Yellow route services to Meadowhall will be amended after approximately 2300 on Tuesday 10th August to allow for essential engineering works to take place in the Blackburn Meadows area. This will mean the final four trams of the day will … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 399 205

“Lockdown Walks” again heads to Sheffield today as we take a look at one of the Citylink tram-train vehicles in service.

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Lockdown Walks: Stagecoach Supertram 118 & 111

This edition of “Lockdown Walks” heads out to Sheffield again.

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Consultation launched for new Supertram stop on Tram-Train route

The Tram-Train service which runs to Rotherham Parkgate could be set for a new stop with a public consultation being launched looking at a proposed new stop in Templebrough, Rotherham. The stop has been better known so far as giving … Continue reading

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