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Light Rail News Roundup 7th January 2022

Friday January 7, 2022

In the first round up of news for 2022 – Winter timetable in Blackpool, season ticket price rise on NET, works affect services in Manchester and Dublin, Metro mural of famous faces celebrates 25 years and New Year message from LRSSB boss.


Light Rail News Roundup 23rd December 2021

Thursday December 23, 2021

In the final round up of light rail news for 2021 – Festive jumpers for charity in Edinburgh, NET tram named after celebrated professor, Mayor joins Metrolink Travelsafe operation, iconic station cubes get festive makeover in Tyne & Wear and Luas reminds customers they can text to report anti-social behaviour.  


Light Rail News Roundup 17th December 2021

Friday December 17, 2021

In light rail news this week – services resume on West Midlands Metro, memorial for NET tram stop cat, E-scooters banned on Tyne & Wear Metro, Stourbridge Shuttle sponsor theatre company and cycle tramway interface guidance from LRSSB.


Light Rail News Roundup 10th December 2021

Thursday December 9, 2021

In this week’s light rail news – reindeer named trams in Edinburgh, bargain return ticket in Blackpool, first bodyshell unveiled for Tyne & Wear’s new fleet, two years since the start of works on Trams to Newhaven extension and impact of rail breaks shapes new LRSSB guidance.


Light Rail News Roundup 3rd December 2021

Friday December 3, 2021

In light rail news this week – NET tram wrapped for carbon neutral campaign, pop star tells stories on Metrolink, bumper Edinburgh Trams service over Christmas, first phase completed of Gosforth Metro depot rebuild, Luas recruiting more drivers and LRSSB issues good practice guide for managing wheel-rail interface.


On Track Newsletter Packed with UKTram and LRSSB Updates

There’s plenty of news from UKTram and the LRSSB in the second issue of our OnTrack newsletter, which is now available to download.


Light Rail News Roundup 26th November 2021

Friday November 26, 2021

In light rail news this week – Edinburgh Trams gets you to Christmas attractions, temporary service reductions in Sheffield, customers told to make alternative travel plans as Metro service suspension continues, 30th anniversary for Tyne & Wear’s airport line and early proposals to run former tube trains in Rossendale. A popular competition run by a […]


Light Rail News Roundup 19th November 2021

Friday November 19, 2021

In this week’s light rail news – major recruitment drive in Edinburgh, Bee Network tour seeks views on transport in Greater Manchester, Metro worker helps switch on Newcastle’s Christmas lights and LRSSB publishes draft of overhead line manual. Following the success of this year’s extended Light Rail Summit in Edinburgh, UKTram and the Light Rail […]


Light Rail News Roundup 12th November 2021

Friday November 12, 2021

In light rail news this week – VLR an option for new rail lines, green flash sale on NET, poppies on trams and free veterans travel in Edinburgh. Contactless payments launch on Blackpool’s trams and Prince Charles meets frontline Tyne & Wear staff. An additional £2.2 million of emergency funding for light rail in Scotland […]


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