Sheffield to Rotherham Tram Train service to resume after being suspended due to flooding

The Sheffield to Rotherham Tram Train service is to resume.

Friday, 15th November 2019, 9:31 pm
Updated Friday, 15th November 2019, 9:39 pm
Tram Train services will resume tomorrow after flooding on the line left them suspended for over a week

Services have been suspended since last Thursday after heavy rainfall left the line flooded at Rotherham Parkgate.

Now Stagecoach Supertram has announced the Tram Train services will resume as normal from the start of service tomorrow, Saturday, November 16.

In a tweet, the operator apologised to customers for the recent disruption to journeys along the route.

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Last week’s deluge caused widespread disruption and devastation across the region.

Sheffield’s flood defences installed after the 2007 floods held but Rotherham and Doncaster were badly hit.

Many homes were flooded and hundreds of people were evacuated while Rotherham’s Parkgate retail park and railway station were left submerged.