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This would all be great news if the tram went anywhere near where I live or towards anywhere I wanted to go.


Try exploring new places along the tram route.....


Meadowhall shopping centre

Carbrook for Meadowhall retail park

Valley Centertainment


Don Valley Bowl

Shalesmoor for Kelham Island


Hillsborough Park

Leppings Lane for SWFC

Middlewood for bus link to Stocksbridge

Malin Bridge for bus links to Stannington and Bradfield

Arbourthorne Road for Norfolk Heritage Park

Birley golf course

Moss Way for bus link to Killamarsh and Rother Valley

Crystal Peaks shopping centre

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The depot open day is this coming Sunday.


•Gates open from 10am-3.30pm on Sunday 25 October

• Free entrance to see behind the scenes at tram depot

• Tram-themed activities available for all the family

• Special tram designed by local artist Pete McKee will be unveiled


Stagecoach Supertram is opening the gates of its Nunnery depot to the public this Sunday (25 October) to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Supertram network.


Members of the public are invited to visit the depot for a special behind the scenes look at what goes on to operate the city’s much loved trams.


From 10am until 3.30pm, entrance to the site will be free. As well as tours around the depot, there will be welding demonstrations, demonstrations of the multi-cars (vehicles that run on the tracks and elevate to provide access to the overhead line) and a unique opportunity to ride on a tram as it travels through the giant tram wash.


A special tram, decorated with artwork designed by local artist Pete McKee, will be unveiled at 11am.


The company’s mascot Supertram Man will be making a special appearance and children will be able to enjoy a bouncy castle and have their faces painted- all free of charge. An activity and craft marquee with Supertram themed activities will offer more fun.


Refreshments will be available and an official cake cutting will take place of a special 21st Anniversary cake in the shape of a Supertram vehicle.


Supertram photos from the last two decades will be on display and interested passengers will be able to hear about the history of the city’s famous transport network.


There will be a sneak peek into the future of Supertram with information about the new tram train service, due into begin in 2017.


Volunteers and representatives from the Royal British Legion will be present and fundraising, as part of Stagecoach Supertram’s commitment to working with the armed forces.


Visitors choosing to drive to the open day will be able to use the Nunnery Square Park and Ride for free on Sunday. Nunnery Square tram stop is alongside the depot and Sunday is the final day of the promotional tram fares - all day tram pass £3 for adults - alongside the usual bus+tram child and family day tickets.

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