Category Archives: South Yorkshire Supertram

Supertram engineering works: Saturday 18th May

Ahead of the already announced planned engineering works in late May/early June, there will be further service changes on the South Yorkshire Supertram network late on Saturday 18th May.

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South Yorkshire Mayor sets out his vision for the future

After being re-elected at the recent South Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayoral election, Oliver Coppard has now set out his vision for the future which will connect people across the region through an integrated public transport network that puts people at … Continue reading

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Major rail replacement works announced for Supertram

There will be major changes for services on the South Yorkshire Supertram network later this month and stretching into June as a programme of rail replacement gets underway. Whilst this first phase of work will only see changes to the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: The new look for Supertram

South Yorkshire Supertram is now starting to get a new look following the ending of 27 years of Stagecoach operation on 22nd March 2024. Whilst all trams still retain the same Stagecoach livery with the old logo (although all mentions … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram 125 fails at Hillsborough

There were slight delays caused to services on the Stagecoach Supertram network (on what was the last day of Stagecoach operation!) on Thursday 21st March after Siemens-Duewag built tram 125 suffered a fault at Hillsborough tramstop.

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 124

Today is the final part of “Picture in Time” featuring the Stagecoach years of operation on the Supertram network in South Yorkshire.

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 7th April 2024

The archives beckon again as we take a look at Supertram during the Stagecoach years after their contract comes to an end:

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 114

Continuing a selection of photos from Stagecoach Supertram as part of “Picture in Time”.

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In Pictures: Supertram disruption sees trams turn at Hillsborough

Wednesday 13th March saw Supertram services towards Malin Bridge and Middlewood have to turn short at Hillsborough after a collision involving two cars blocked the tracks. The collision happened around lunchtime and led to the sight of trams using the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 111

Another “Picture in Time” with Supertram still the focus of our attention.

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Plans approved for new stop on Tram-Train line

Supertram services on the Tram-Train route to Rotherham Parkgate will soon have another stop to call at following the approval of plans to construct one at Magna Science Adventure Centre.

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New trams for Supertram as it returns to public control?

Friday 22nd March was a momentous day for the South Yorkshire Supertram network as it returned to public control after the end of 27 years of Stagecoach operation. On the day of the change there were various media appearances and … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 110

In this latest edition of “Picture in Time” we head back to South Yorkshire for another Stagecoach operated Supertram image.

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Out and About: Stagecoach Supertram – January 2024

Into South Yorkshire for today’s edition of “Out and About” as we feature a couple of images taken around Hillsborough.

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Countdown to change of Supertram operator continues

Friday 22nd March will see a change of operator for the Supertram network as the newly formed company South Yorkshire Future Tram Limited (SYFTL) takes control of the network across Sheffield and the surrounding area. The company has been set-up … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 102

It will the end of an era this month in Sheffield as after 27 years, Stagecoach will no longer be the operators of the Supertram network with a new company being set up the South Yorkshire Combined Authority to take … Continue reading

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Full service resumes on Supertram

A full service returned to the Stagecoach Supertram network as from the start of service on Friday 23rd February. This came after completion of repairs to the broken rail at Manor Top which had been impacting services on both the … Continue reading

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First details announced of Supertram ticket changes post Stagecoach era

As has been known since last year, this March will see the Stagecoach era of operation on the South Yorkshire Supertram network come to an end with the South Yorkshire Combined Authority setting up a new company for this purpose. … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Stagecoach branding being removed on Supertram

It was confirmed last year that when Stagecoach’s contract to operate the South Yorkshire Supertram system comes to an end in March 2024 that it will not be renewed with an “arms length” publicly owned company being set-up to run … Continue reading

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Another broken rail impacts services – this time in Sheffield

Article updated 15/02/2024 with update on bus replacement and expected reopening date. With Manchester Metrolink services still being affected by a broken rail at Victoria, another UK tramway reports a “rail break” which has meant that there has been a … Continue reading

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