Category Archives: Stagecoach Supertram

In Pictures: A closer look at the old Hillsborough Depot in Sheffield

A few weeks ago we featured some images of rail replacement work in Sheffield with the old Hillsborough Depot on Holme Lane in the background and now we take a closer look at the remaining sections of the structure which … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Blue route trams on Middlewood Road

On any normal operating day Blue route trams reach Hillsborough and then turn off the route along Middlewood Road to head to their own terminus at Malin Bridge. But with the last remaining rail replacement works from area 4 taking … Continue reading

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In Pictures: And still the trackwork goes on in Sheffield

We are still in area 4 of 2019’s rail replacement programme in Sheffield but this work is now drawing to a conclusion which will allow almost two full weeks of a normal service running across the Supertram network! Before then … Continue reading

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Revised service for Supertram on 4th August

Sunday 4th August should have seen the full resumption of services on the Blue and Yellow routes but Stagecoach Supertram have announced that with extra work required at Holme Lane the route to Malin Bridge will remain closed but Yellow … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More Supertram rail replacement images

We have now moved into area 4 of the Stagecoach Supertram 2019 rail replacement programme which is seeing the section between Hillsborough Corner and Holme Lane being attended to for the next couple of weeks. In this update we see … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram rail replacement works return

The short three day period of a full Stagecoach Supertram network is over with the rail replacement works recommencing from Monday 22nd July. This is now 2019’s area 3 which is due to only last until Friday 26th July and … Continue reading

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Hot weather causes tram delays

It probably hasn’t escaped your notice if you’re in the UK at the moment but it has been a tad warm over the past few days! Whilst it is nice to have a little bit of sun and warmth (but … Continue reading

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Sheffield City Region look for tram-train extensions as part of rail plan

The latest region of the UK to unveil their plans for the future of transport is the Sheffield City Region and again there are ideas for trams although in this case it isn’t conventional trams mentioned as buoyed by the … Continue reading

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Study names Metrolink as fifth best in the world

In another boost for Manchester Metrolink the system has been named as the fifth best in the world as part of an international study. This study looked at 32 trams systems from across the world and Metrolink was in the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram gets ready for a return beyond Hillsborough

After the best part of three (long) months a full service on Stagecoach Supertram is set to return from Friday 19th July after the completion of the area two rail replacement works – although it will only be a three … Continue reading

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In Pictures: It never rains but it pours in Sheffield!

We head back until Sunday 2nd December 2018 for this small pictorial article as heavy rain in Sheffield lead to trams having to plough through surface water as they continued running the normal service without much complaint. In this update … Continue reading

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Supertram gets ready for areas 3, 4 and 5 of rail replacement works

Whilst the area 2 rail replacement works on Stagecoach Supertram are still continuing – schedule to finish on Thursday 18th July – plans have now been revealed for areas 3, 4 and 5 which will take place between Monday 22nd … Continue reading

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In Pictures: And the trackworks go on

In around a week’s time there will be that rare phenomenon in Sheffield – a full tram service running across the whole network, well for three days anyway! The latest rail replacement progress has been concentrated on the inbound track … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Supertram trackworks move on

The good progress being made on the major rail replacement project on Stagecoach Supertram is continuing with the latest worksite on the outbound track through Langsett Primrose View tramstop between the junctions with Ash Street and Cuthbert Bank Road. This … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Latest update from Supertram rail replacement works

With the Supertram rail replacement project tending to concentrate on fairly small sections at a time good progress does get made with the maintenance crew finishing one part before moving on to the next. The latest worksite goes through the … Continue reading

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English Light Rail journeys on the up again

After last year’s blip, when there was a small decrease in light rail journeys in England, the latest figures have shown that once again there has been an increase with a grand total of 272.4 million journeys recorded on the … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

There are a duo of new Photo Galleries for you this week:

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In Pictures: Latest on Supertram rail replacement project

Work on Area Two of this year’s rail replacement project on Stagecoach Supertram is now well underway with the current worksite now being on the outbound track from Bamforth Street stop to Burnaby Street. This is a longer section that … Continue reading

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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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