THE GS TRAM SITE

SHEFFIELD

UNITED KINGDOM

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June 1948

VIDEOS

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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.

PHOTOS

Old tram in Sheffield Last of the old trams in Sheffield Old trams in Sheffield

MAPS

Sheffield 1948 tram map

INSET: CENTRAL SHEFFIELD

Sheffield 1948 central tram map



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


TRAM ROUTES

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.



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