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Sheffield Supertram : facts and figures

Some Sheffield Supertram facts and figures:

Route length (miles)18
Number of stops48
First section opened1994
Extended since opening of initial networkno
Most recent section opened1995
Further extensions plannedno
Street runningyes
Tunnel sectionsno
Elevated sectionsno
Former railway alignmentsyes
Replaced 'heavy rail' serviceno
Track gaugestandard
Electricity supply750v DC: overhead trolley wire
Current collectionpantograph
Number of vehicles25
Oldest vehicle1994
Newest vehicle1994
Passengers (April 2006–March 2007)—millions14.0
Passenger miles (April 2006–March 2007)—millions26

Notes:
Standard gauge = 4′ 8½″ (1435mm)
Passenger figures source: Department for Transport, 2007.

 

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