|Above: YouTubeCA video - Old Sheffield Tram Footage - STD The Changing scene - Length: 21:10 mins.||Above: YouTubeCA video - A short tram journey through the streets of Sheffield - Length: 8:59 mins.|
INSET: CENTRAL SHEFFIELD
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Operator: Sheffield Corporation Tramways
|1a||Firth Park - Pitsmoor - Blonk St. Bridge - City - Sheffield Station - Queens Rd. - Heeley - Woodseats - Abbey Lane (continues as 1b)|
|1b||Tinsley - Attercliffe - Savile St. - Lady’s Bridge - City - The Moor - London Rd. - Millhouses - Abbey Lane (continues as 1a)|
|2||City - Lady’s Bridge - Savile St. - Atlas - Brightside|
|3||Crookes (Heavy Gate Rd. at Northfield Rd.) - Northfield Rd. - Crookes Rd. - Whitham Rd. - West St. - City - Lady’s Bridge - Savile St. - Attercliffe - Darnall - Handsworth|
|4||Middlewood - Hillsborough - Infirmary Rd. - West Bar - City - The Moor - Ecclesall Rd. - Ecclesall|
|5||City - Lady’s Bridge - Savile St. - Attercliffe - Grimesthorpe - Pitsmoor - Firth Park|
|6||Sheffield Lane Top - Firth Park - Pitsmoor - Blonk St. Bridge - Sheffield Station - Queens Rd. - Heeley - Woodseats - Meadowhead|
|7||Malin Bridge - Hillsborough - Infirmary Rd. - West Bar - City - The Moor - Ecclesall Rd. - Rustlings Rd. - Fulwood|
|8||Walkley (Walkley Rd. at South Rd.) - Crookes Valley Rd. - South Rd. - West St. - City - Duke St. - Elm Tree - Intake|
|9||Walkley (Walkley Rd. at South Rd.) - Crookes Valley Rd. - South Rd. - West St. - City - Sheffield Station|
|10||City - Pond St. - Sheffield Station - Duke St. - Elm Tree - Prince of Wales Rd. - Darnall - Attercliffe - Savile St. - Lady’s Bridge - City [Circular route, both directions]|
|11||Wadsley Bridge - Penistone Rd. - West Bar - City - Pond St. - Queens Rd. - Heeley - Woodseats|
|12||Wadsley Bridge - Penistone Rd. - West Bar - City - Pond St. - Shoreham St. - Heeley - Woodseats|
|13||Rotherham - Templeborough - Tinsley - Attercliffe - Savile St. - Lady’s Bridge - City [Operated jointly with Rotherham Corporation]|
NB: Route numbers are indicative only, and were not used by the operator.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Tramway: 77 km.
- Horse–powered tramway: Oct. 1873 - Nov. 1902.
- First-generation electric tramway: 5 Sept. 1899 - 8 Oct. 1960.
- Revived tramway (electric overhead): 21 March 1994 – today.
- Tram-train (electric overhead): 25 Oct. 2018 - today.
- Tramway: 1435 mm.
- Bett, W.H. & Gillham, J.C. Great British tramway networks. London: Light Railway Transport League, 1962.
- Bower, R. "Sheffield Corporation Tramways", The Modern Tramway, June 1948 (11:126), p.49; 52-54.
- Fox, P. "Tram operation in Sheffield: Progress, problems and a crisis". In: Light Rail Review 7. London: Light Rail Transit Association, 1995 [p.63-71].
- Jones, B. "Sheffield: South Yorkshire's quiet success story", Tramways & Urban Transit, June-July 2007 (70:834-835), p.212-216; 253-256.
- Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.40 - Sheffield Supertram, UK", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2011 (74:877), p.19-22.
- Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.161 - Sheffield, United Kingdom", Tramways & Urban Transit, March 2021 (84:999), p.108-113.
- Read, G. "Sheffield: Double the distance?", Tramways & Urban Transit, Aug. 2003 (66:788), p.288-291.
- Rotherham Tramway
- Sheffield Supertram
- Sheffield Tramway
- South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
- Stagecoach Group
- Transport in Sheffield
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