Improvements to Sheffield’s tramlines concluded
on Ridgeway Road on Sunday 23 August 2015, a week ahead of schedule. Further
rail replacement works are not expected to restart until 2018.
investment by South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) and
Stagecoach Supertram has seen engineers VolkerRail replace over three
thousand metres of worn out track in the Park Square, Castle Square,
Hillsborough, Sheffield Station, City Road and Gleadless Townend areas
of the city this year. Over 12km of rail has been replaced in the past
three years and over 22km will be replaced in total.