Gleadless Townend

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Gleadless Townend
Gleadless Townend is located in Sheffield
Gleadless Townend
Gleadless Townend
Location within Sheffield
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSheffield
Postcode districtS12
Dialling code0114
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53°20′42″N 1°25′12″W / 53.345°N 1.42°W / 53.345; -1.42Coordinates: 53°20′42″N 1°25′12″W / 53.345°N 1.42°W / 53.345; -1.42

Gleadless Townend is an outer city district of Sheffield centred on the junction of the ring road, White Lane (B6054) and Gleadless Road (B6388).

Transport[edit]

Gleadless Townend is served by several bus routes and two routes of the Sheffield Supertram light rail network, forming a minor transport interchange.

Bus routes serving Gleadless Townend include First South Yorkshire's 18 and 51 routes and TM Travel's 252 service.

A Supertram at Gleadless Townend.

Gleadless Townend tram stop is a Supertram stop on both the Blue and Purple routes. It was opened on 5 December 1994, with a full service on all lines launched from 3 April 1995.

On 20 September 2008, a 75-year-old woman was seriously injured when she fell and was struck by a tram arriving at the tram stop.[1] She was transferred to the Northern General Hospital, suffering from head injuries and a fractured pelvis and leg.

Preceding station   Sheffield Supertram   Following station
Hollinsend
towards Malin Bridge
  Blue Line   White Lane
towards Halfway
Hollinsend
towards Cathedral
  Purple Line   Herdings / Leighton Road
towards Herdings Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Woman badly hurt in tram accident". BBC News. 20 September 2008.