Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

Trams lead the way for passenger satisfaction in the UK

It seems that if you want to satisfied about your morning commute the only way to travel is by tram! The latest Passenger Focus survey has shown that on average across the UK (except for on London Tramlink) passengers have … Continue reading

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Collision at Halfway

Two trams have been involved in a collision at Halfway on Stagecoach Supertram with both suffering damage in the low speed incident. The two trams involved were 107 and 123 with the incident taking place on Thursday 8th June.

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In Pictures: More from the Sheffield to Rotherham tram train pilot

We head back to South Yorkshire in this pictorial update as we take a look at the recent progress on construction work for the Sheffield to Rotherham tram train pilot project – due to start operation sometime in 2018.

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In Pictures: Flooding in Sheffield

You may be forgiven for forgetting that we are now in June with heavy rain and strong winds battering much of the UK in recent days with services on Stagecoach Supertram affected on Monday 5th June. Heavy rain caused flooding … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Tram Train works continue

The Spring Bank Holiday weekend saw further works taking place to bring the Sheffield to Rotherham Tram Train project to fruition. National rail services through Rotherham were cancelled over the weekend to allow a new bridge to be put in … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram in the snow

We head back to winter in today’s edition of Picture in Time with a couple more images taken following heavy snow back at the start of December 2010.

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This week on British Trams Online

This week we have just the one new selection of photos for you:

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In Pictures: Supertram Tram-Train Tinsley Junction

The Easter weekend saw major work take place as preparations for the start of the Tram-Train pilot – likely to be 2018 – continue. Whereas a lot of the work which had taken place previously were on Network Rail metals … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 123

Off to Sheffield again for today’s Picture in Time image and we catch up with tram no. 123 during 2003.

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Stagecoach Supertram service change: Sunday 16th & Monday 17th April

Services on Stagecoach Supertram will be affected by further works to connect the Supertram track to the Network Rail route to Rotherham over Easter with no trams able to run between Meadowhall South and Meadowhall Interchange on Sunday 16th and … Continue reading

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Supertram 109 derailed on Herdings Park route

Stagecoach Supertram 109 suffered a minor derailment on Thursday 23rd March whilst it was on the short branch to Herdings Park. Reports have suggested that it was derailed as a result of a concrete block and some ballast being placed … Continue reading

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Upcoming Supertram service changes

The next week will see Stagecoach Supertram services amended on two occasions with replacement buses in use to cover for affected sections.

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Fares on the rise in Nottingham and Sheffield

Selected fares on both Nottingham Express Transit and Stagecoach Supertram are to rise over the next couple of weeks with increased costs blamed for the increases.

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In Pictures: Tram-Train project construction update

The slow and steady progress on the infrastructure for the tram-train project between Sheffield and Rotherham is continuing as shown in this latest pictorial update from the camera of Glyn Hill.

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In Pictures: Tram-Trains finally start daylight testing

A day it seemed was never going to come is finally upon us – the Tram-Trains for the Sheffield to Rotherham pilot (as well as adding additional capacity to the current Supertram network) have started daylight testing. The first daylight … Continue reading

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Supertram Purple route suspended after points problem

Stagecoach Supertram’s Purple route was suspended on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th March after a points problem was discovered at Gleadless Townend. No trams were able to run on this route – which remains confined to the Cathedral to Herdings … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Stagecoach Supertram 119

We are back to South Yorkshire for today’s edition of Picture in Time as we take a look at the by then Stagecoach Supertram system in 2003 with tram 119 the main focus of our attention.

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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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