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Tram strike misery for Tramlines festival goers

Going nowhere: Trams parked at Sheffield depot

Thousands of people are due to descend on Sheffield's Hillsborough Park today for the start of this year's Tramlines Festival.

And many will be affected by a tram strike by the union Unite in a row over pay. Replacement buses have been put on by Stagecoach Supetram who say they are 'extremely disappointed' with the decision to strike during the three-day festival.

It's the latest and longest strike by Unite, who have branded the latest pay offer 'insulting'.

Stagecoach said it would provide a replacement bus service between 7am and 7pm on all three days, with a limited number of trams running within the same period. A full timetable can be seen here

Festival organisers have also issued travel advice which can be seen here

It's the first time in the festival's 10 year history that it has been held outside the city centre.

Crowds at previous Tramlines Festival