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Friday May 19, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Familiar voices on Manchester Metrolink, partnership to promote safer travel in Nottingham, extra trams for Beyoncé’s concert in Edinburgh and Beamish Tramway celebrates landmark anniversary.Read
Friday May 12, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – A disability design group in Manchester, a career milestone for Assistant Safety Manager, Ross Crawford, at Edinburgh Trams, successful testing of new trains in Tyne and Wear and Blackpool’s heritage trams join coronation parade.Read
Friday May 5, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Edinburgh Trams is shortlisted for prestigious awards, NET operator welcomes prison sentence following assault, a tram wrap hits all the right notes in the West Midlands and engineering works Sheffield.Read
Friday April 28, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Coronation celebrations at Crich Tramway Village, new OLE training guidance from the LRSSB, and information web page launched ahead of first trams to Newhaven.Read
Friday April 21, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – A major boost for light rail safety as new Accident and Incident Reporting (TAIR) system goes ‘live’, testing on a new line in Edinburgh reaches another milestone, collision footage released by Manchester Metrolink and cheaper fares for young people on Tyne and Wear Metro.Read
Friday April 14, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Record ‘contactless’ journeys in Manchester, green grant for London tram depot, a successful operation to tackle anti-social behaviour on Tyne & Wear Metro and an update on the LRSSB’s upgraded TAIR system.Read
Thursday April 13, 2023
Catch up with all the recent news from UKTram and the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board in the Spring issue of OnTrack, now available to download here.
Inside you can read all about UKTram’s Interim Chair, and the appointment of a data analyst at the LRSSB as it prepares for the launch of an upgraded accident and incident reporting system.
There are also updates on the publication of new light rail guidance documents and reports from recent sector working group meetings.Read
Friday March 31, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Easter Bunnies hop onto trams in the West Midlands, fare increases in Nottingham, late night services in Edinburgh and summer season set to get underway on the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway.Read
Friday March 24, 2023
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Tram named after first woman to lead the UK’s largest local authority, history made in Edinburgh as Trams to Newhaven project nears completion, recognition for Tyne and Wear Metro workers and an enhanced accident and incident reporting system has been welcomed by light rail leaders.Read