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Light Rail news roundup 22nd July 2022

Friday July 22, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Successful launch of Edgbaston extension, tram named after community heroes in Nottingham, late night services in Edinburgh and Light Rail SSB welcomes ORR health and safety report.

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Light Rail news roundup 15th July 2022

Friday July 15, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Services to Edgbaston all set to launch this weekend, Luas fights vandalism, engineering works in Nottingham and a state-of-the-art simulator in Tyne & Wear.

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Light Rail news roundup 8th July 2022

Friday July 8, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Live jazz on West Midlands Metro, tram season ticket for Nottingham Forest fans, ‘squeezy’ trams for autistic visitors to Edinburgh Fringe and ambitious plans for the Light Rail SSB. A bold and ambitious strategy aimed at securing a sustainable future for light rail in England, […]

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Latest On Track Newsletter Packed with UKTram and LRSSB Updates

Welcome to the latest issue of OnTrack, featuring all the latest news from UKTram and the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board.

Details of government funding for the two organisations can be found inside and there is also the latest news on their ambitious plans for the future.

This issue also includes information on a new online learning platform for light rail safety professionals, while highlighting the work of sector working groups.  

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Light Rail news roundup 1st July 2022

Friday July 1, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Crich Tramway Village to resume services, schoolchildren given special access to NET trams, Edinburgh Trams is shortlisted for awards and testing on Blackpool extension. Light rail operators from across the UK, together with colleagues from Dublin, are joining forces to look at ways of tackling […]

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Light Rail news roundup 17th June 2022

Friday June 17, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Records set in Manchester as music fans flock to the city and Edinburgh Trams also prepares to rock, birthday celebrations for Luas and services hit by industrial action in Sheffield.

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Light Rail news roundup 10th June 2022

Friday June 10, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Services resume in the West Midlands, a new tram wrap in Edinburgh, Jubilee tree planting at Cullercoats Metro station and a full service on Brighton seafront . 

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Light Rail news roundup 1st June 2022

Wednesday June 1, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Blackpool and Nottingham, an update on services from West Midlands Metro, raising a glass to Edinburgh Trams on its birthday and a track dualling scheme on the Tyne and Wear Metro.

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Light Rail news roundup 27th May 2022

Friday May 27, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – winning ideas from Tyne & Wear young inventors, more frequent services in Blackpool, engineering work in Sheffield and on Luas and NET joins City hospitality association.

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