INSET: CENTRAL SHEFFIELD
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TRAM ROUTES (SUPERTRAM)
Operator: Stagecoach Group, on behalf of the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE)
|B||Blue Line||Malin Bridge - Hillsborough - University of Sheffield - Cathedral - Park Square - Sheffield Station - Manor Top - Gleadless - Birley - Waterthorpe - Halfway|
|P||Purple Line||Herdings Park - Manor Top - Sheffield Station - Park Square - Cathedral [at certain times only: - Nunnery Square - Aftercliffe - Meadowhall]|
|T||Tram-train line||Cathedral - Park Square - Nunnery Square - Attercliffe - Meadowhall - Rotherham Central - Rotherham Parkgate|
|Y||Yellow Line||Middlewood - Hillsborough - University of Sheffield - Cathedral - Park Square - Nunnery Square - Attercliffe - Meadowhall|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Tramway (Supertram): 34.6 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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