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Light Rail news roundup 1st March 2024

Friday March 1, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – £20 million investment in Manchester Metrolink, stops earn safety accreditation in the West Midlands, upgrades over Easter in Croydon, and successful completion of Tyne & Wear works.

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Light Rail news roundup 23rd February 2024

Friday February 23, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Successful fare evasion crackdowns in Manchester and Nottingham, Patronage figures reflect growing popularity of trams in Edinburgh, and an open day for seasonal conductors in Blackpool.

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Light Rail news roundup 16th February 2024

Friday February 16, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Romance on trams in Edinburgh, services suspended in Sheffield due to rail break, track and overhead line renewal on Tyne and Wear Metro, and Polar Express™ returns to Seaton.

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Light Rail news roundup 9th February 2024

Friday February 9, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Another milestone reached in the expansion of West Midlands Metro, further changes to Metrolink services in Manchester, work continues over the winter at Crich, and views sought on DLR extension.

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Light Rail news roundup 2nd February 2024

Friday February 2, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Edinburgh Trams on track for top award, new arrivals on Tyne & Wear Metro, a new video offers insight into Stourbridge Shuttle success, and Seaton Tramway sponsors book inspired by Jurassic fossils.

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Light Rail news roundup 26th January 2024

Friday January 26, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Bike trials on Manchester Metrolink, LRSSB appoints high-profile Chair, completion of new Tyne & Wear depot and doubts over trams in Douglas.

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Light Rail news roundup 19th January 2024

Friday January 19, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Offer for UKTram members, popular tram ticket for rugby fans in Edinburgh, services suspended in Manchester due to rail repairs, and another milestone for the Birmingham Eastside Metro extension.

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Light Rail news roundup 12th January 2024

Friday January 12, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Landmark year ahead for the LRSSB, Metro support for culture in Wolverhampton, fun for DLR customers, exciting opportunities ahead of new Seaton attraction and new record for Tyne & Wear Metro.

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Light Rail news roundup 5th January 2024

Friday January 5, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – More frequent tram services in Manchester, special ticket offers in Manchester, Edinburgh Trams resumes Newhaven services, and a winter timetable is introduced in Blackpool.

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