Supertram essential rail replacement works

Supertram will be carrying out essential rail replacement works on both the inbound and outbound sections of track on South Street Bridge from the start of service on Saturday 17 September until the start of service on Monday 19 September. Works will affect Blue and Purple Route tram services.

How will the works affect tram services?

  • Blue Route tram services will operate between Cricket Inn Road and Malin Bridge only.

    Sheffield Station/Sheffield Hallam University, Granville Road/The Sheffield College, Park Grange Croft, Park Grange, Arbourthorne Road, Spring Lane, Manor Top, Hollinsend, Gleadless Townend, White Lane, Birley Lane, Birley Moor Road, Hackenthorpe, Donetsk Way, Moss Way, Crystal Peaks, Beighton/Drakehouse Lane, Waterthorpe, Westfield and Halfway tram stops will not be served.

  • Purple Route tram services will not operate.

  • Yellow Route services are not affected and will operate as normal but to a revised timetable.

  • Tram Train services are not affected by these works.

Alternative services and ticket acceptance

On Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September, TM Travel will be operating service B1 between Commercial Street in the city centre and Halfway. The service will operate up to every 20 minutes.

For more information and the B1 timetable and route/stop infomation please visit our Service Changes page.

Local bus services 

For many journeys, there are existing bus routes that offer alternative travel options:

  • Stagecoach service 120 provides links between Halfway, Manor Top and the city centre.

  • First services 8/8a provides links between Crystal Peaks, Moss Way, Hackenthorpe, Birley and the city centre.

  • Stagecoach services 50, 53 and 80a provide links between Birley Moor Road and the city centre.

  • TM Travel service 252 provides a link between Gleadless Townend and Crystal Peaks.

  • First service 1a provides links between Herdings Park and the city centre.

  • First service 51 provides links between Gleadless Townend, Hollinsend Road and the city centre.

Tickets accepted

Tickets purchased on Supertram, including Stagecoach bus/tram tickets will also be valid on the replacement bus service (B1) operated by TM Travel.  
Please note that Tram Only and Stagecoach bus/tram tickets cannot be purchased from drivers on the B1 bus service, however, the following ticket range is available:

  • £2.00 - Short distance single fare (to include replacement bus and tram travel)

  • £2.80 - Long distance single fare (to include replacement bus and tram travel)

  • £3.40 - Short distance return fare (to include replacement bus and tram travel)

  • £4.60 - Day Rider fare (to include replacement bus and tram travel).

Citybus, Citywide and normally available concessionary/child tickets are also available on service B1.

Valid tram tickets will also be accepted on Stagecoach and First service 120 between the city centre, Manor Top and Halfway, on First service 51 between White Lane, Gleadless Townend, Hollinsend Road and city, and on First service 1a between Herdings and the city centre.

Keeping up to date:

Revised timetables and the latest travel information is available on the Supertram website or you can follow them on Twitter at @SCSupertram.

The @TSYalerts Twitter feed will retweet Supertram disruption notices.

Plan ahead - use our Journey Planner or call Traveline on 01709 515151.