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Light Rail news roundup 7th October 2022

Friday October 7, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Tram manager to sleep rough for charity, arrests on Manchester Metrolink, industrial action impacts on Tram Train timetable in Sheffield and Trams to Newhaven project prepares for electrification.

A bold and ambitious strategy for the future of light rail in the UK has been hailed as the ‘Vision of the Year’ at a prestigious industry awards event in London this week.

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Light Rail news roundup 30th September 2022

Friday September 30, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Award for Edinburgh Trams engineer, Goose Fair returns to Nottingham, timetable revisions in Sheffield and essential works at Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester.

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Light Rail news roundup 23rd September 2022

Friday September 23, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Fare changes in Blackpool and a post-pandemic ticket offer in Edinburgh, a new Docklands Light Railway timetable, Nexus welcomes apprentices and a historic timepiece returns home as part of the Trams to Newhaven project. A high-profile event in Manchester has seen sector professionals meet to […]

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Light Rail news roundup 2nd September 2022

Friday September 2, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Luas launches safety campaign, funding settlement for Transport for London and the first new trams for Tyne & Wear Metro leave the factory.

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Light Rail news roundup 26th August 2022

Friday August 26, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Tram to join pride celebrations in Manchester, classical music in Edinburgh, timetable changes in Blackpool and a Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Crich Tramway Village. Manchester Metrolink Manchester Pride is set to return to the city centre over the August Bank Holiday weekend with thousands of […]

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Light Rail news roundup 19th August 2022

Friday August 19, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Industrial action in Sheffield, a special travel offer on Tyne and Wear Metro for the return of the Great NorthRun and the opening of a new halt at Seaton Tramway.

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Light Rail news roundup 12th August 2022

Friday August 12, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – A new look for West Midland Metro’s website, free travel for children attending holiday clubs in Nottingham and the successful completion of modernisation works in Tyne & Wear.

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Light Rail news roundup 5th August 2022

Friday August 5, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Awards deadline approaches, Extra trams for a fusion of Scottish and Australian culture in Edinburgh, a step back in time for West Midlands Metro customers, police operations on Luas and summer tours in Blackpool.

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Light Rail news roundup 29th July 2022

Friday July 29, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Trial allowing dogs on trams in Manchester, a family ticket offer in Nottingham, a tram ride for the Commonwealth Games baton, extra services in Edinburgh for festival launch and new stops for Seaton tramway.Just a few places remain available for light rail professionals planning to take part in a high-profile event that aims to highlight both the challenges and opportunities faced by the sector.
Transport Minister Baroness Vere has already been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Light Rail Summit in Manchester on September 15.
Organised by UKTram, the free event will also feature presentations by James Wingerath, Commercial Director of Youth Employment UK, and Guillaume Chanussot, Managing Director of KeolisAmey Metrolink.
To read more about the event, including information on how to book a place, click here.

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