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Service changes - updates from Saturday 7th November

19 Oct 2020

Important Service Changes Update – 09:00 on Monday 16 November


Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic we are having to make short notice changes to our services, with effect from Saturday 7 November.

All routes will operate to the current timetables but services will end at around 8pm every day. There will be no service on any routes after around 8pm.

The current frequencies of service are unchanged;

YELLOW & BLUE: Up to every 15 minutes during the day, every 20 minutes at other times and on Sunday

PURPLE: Every 30 minutes

TRAM TRAIN: 2 services per hour from 16 November

Please be aware that due to the short notice of these changes, timetables on tram stops may be incorrect until updated information can be posted. Additionally, some journey planning tools and websites may also offer incorrect journey information.


Temporary Timetables

Please see below for the temporary timetables;

TRAM TRAIN for 16 November

BLUE from 7 November

YELLOW from 7 November

PURPLE from 7 November 


Alternative services until Monday 16 November

Upto and including Monday 16 November, customers travelling after 19:00 may use their tram tickets to travel on the following alternative First and Stagecoach bus services whilst our reduced timetable is in use. Click the service number for a link to the relevant timetable.

  • 78 and 86 between City and Hillsborough Park via Penistone Road
  • 8a between City and Birley
  • 11 and 11a between City and Herdings
  • 51 between University and Gleadless Townend/White Lane
  • 57 between City and Hillsborough
  • 52/52a between City and Hillsborough via Crookes
  • 81/82 between City and Malin Bridge
  • 120 between Halfway and University
  • X78 between Sheffield, Meadowhall Interchange and Rotherham
  • 9 between Rotherham Interchange and Broad Street near Parkgate


We sincerely apologise to customers affected by these changes. Please check back here or on our Twitter feed regularly for the latest updates.