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Venue for Summit announced

Friday March 25, 2022

The impressive Deansgate headquarters of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has been named as the venue for an eagerly anticipated light rail event in September.

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Light Rail News Roundup 18th March 2022

Friday March 18, 2022

In this weeks light rail news – NET users told to ‘pay up duck’, recruitment drive launches in Edinburgh, zonal ticketing introduced in the West Midlands, six days of works on the Ashton line and half price entry with a lottery ticket to Seaton Tramway.

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Light Rail News Roundup 11th March 2022

Friday March 11, 2022

In light rail news this week – WM Metro name charity of the year, tram named after NET community hero, Edinburgh Trams link with electric coach operator, Crich and Seaton prepare for new season and LRSSB publish guidance for helping vulnerable people.

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Light Rail News Roundup 4th February 2022

Friday February 4, 2022

In light rail news this week – York Place stop closes in Edinburgh, NET shuttle buses for big cup derby, free parking extended in Tyne & Wear, 2022 plans announced in the Isle of Man and LRSSB developing safety verification tool.

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Light Rail News Roundup 28th January 2022

Friday January 28, 2022

In light rail news this week – Metrolink park & ride site reopens with more spaces, late night safety scheme on NET, Shuttle operator proposes new service, works to affect Fleetwood trams, track dualling scheme will increase Metro frequency and new Combo Tour Ticket on Blackpool Heritage.

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Light Rail News Roundup 21st January 2022

Friday January 21, 2022

In this week’s light rail news – new fare zones for Metro, extra trams for 6 Nations Rugby in Edinburgh, later journeys to run on NET, Luas issues safe cycling reminder and TAUT features LRSSB risk management framework.

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Light Rail News Roundup 14th January 2022

Friday January 14, 2022

In light rail news this week – Metro services to extend to Library, Edinburgh driver is ‘tramtastic’, fare changes in Blackpool, works affect purple line trams in Sheffield and LRSSB issues new rail break guidance.

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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.

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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.  

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