Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

In Pictures: More on Supertram track renewal

Now around a week into area two of the Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement project for 2019 the worksite has moved to the inbound track in the vicinity of the Bamforth Street stop (the actual worksite is from the road of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackworks move on to area two

The Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works have now moved onto 2019’s area two with the main work due to take place in the Shalesmoor area. Once again this will see changes for the Yellow and Blue routes with no trams … Continue reading

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Reduced Tram-Train service

Tram-Train services between Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate will be running at a reduced frequency until at least Tuesday 11th June as rectification work is carried on the Citylink vehicles. As you may recall all the tram-trains were removed from service … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackwork continues along Middlewood Road

With area one of the Stagecoach Supertram rail replacement works now in their final week the actual worksite has moved further along Middlewood Road with concentration currently on the section between the junction with Hillsborough Grove and between Withens Avenue … Continue reading

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Man suffers serious injuries after being hit by tram in Sheffield

A 39 year old has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a tram on West Street, Sheffield. The man was hit at 2220 on Wednesday 22nd May after he ended up on the road. … Continue reading

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Supertram get ready for next phase of rail replacement

Work on area one of the 2019 Supertram rail replacement work may not yet have been completed but planning is now well underway for the next phase of works, which are due to start the day after area one – … Continue reading

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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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