From Thursday 25 October 2018 the brand new Tram Train service will be operating between Sheffield Cathedral and Rotherham Parkgate via Rotherham Central station.
Currently the first passenger service is planned to depart Cathedral tram stop at 09:39 and Rotherham Parkgate at 10:09.
Passengers in South Yorkshire will be the first in the country to benefit from the innovative Tram Trains. These are special tram vehicle designed to run on both the city’s tram lines and the rail network between Sheffield and Rotherham.
3 services will operate an hour and will travel on the Supertram network from Sheffield Cathedral to Meadowhall South / Tinsley, before proceeding over a new section of track linking the tram line to the rail line. It will then continue on to the national rail network to Rotherham Parkgate via Rotherham Central station.
There are a range of tickets available in both the Sheffield and Rotherham fare zones that allow travel on the Supertram network, Tram Train and buses. English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) passes are also valid on Tram Train.
Please note that Railcards and general rail tickets are not valid for use on any Supertram services. SYConnect +, GetAbout +, South Yorkshire Plusbus and Railmaster tickets are valid on Tram Train and trams, and are available from ticket offices.
You can download our Tram Train flyer here.