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Operator S. Yorkshire Passenger Transport
System Type Tram
Year Opened 1994
# of Lines 3
# of Cars
Mileage 18 miles
Stations 48
Gauge standard
Power overhead
Fare Media tickets
Data Date 2017
1st Visit 9/2016
Last Visit 9/2016
% Rode 0%

Europe Transit > United Kingdom

Light Rail

Sheffield built a modern light system in 1994. It was called Supertram since the beginning. The cars do look rather large, and definitely larger than regular trams. The system will be expanded agina by using "tram-trains". This line will use trams  that will operate on the tram system and on mainline railway.

Doe to a rental car breakdown, my plans to ride the system did not happen. I had a hour in the morning to walk the line thru the downtown area and photograph. I hope to return someday.

Only 3 stations and a major tram junction are featured on this website at this time.

  Station Routes Served Photos New
  Castle Square YEL BLU PUR 4  
  Cathedral YEL BLU PUR 8  
  Fitzalan Square YEL BLU PUR 3  
  Park Square Bridge Jct YEL BLU PUR 8  


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