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Light Rail news roundup 29th September 2023

Friday September 29, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – West Midlands Metro launches new social media channel, penalty fares rise on Manchester Metrolink, testing and commissioning on Tyne & Wear Metro and an award for Head of Engagement and Skills at Midland Metro Alliance.

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Light Rail news roundup 22nd September 2023

Friday September 22, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Parking enforcement extended at tram park and ride sites in Nottingham, successful launch of West Midlands Metro extension, Manx Electric Railway celebrates anniversary and Manchester Metro restores peak service. UKTram UKTram’s mission to support the growth of light rail in the UK remains on track […]

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Light Rail news roundup 15th September 2023

Friday September 15, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Launch of passenger services to Wolverhampton station, training for fire service on new Metro trains, a student ticket offer in Nottingham, and an end of season gala at Heaton Park Tramway. West Midlands Metro Passengers will soon be able to enjoy seamless connections between trams, […]

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Light Rail news roundup 8th September 2023

Friday September 8, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – eScooter ban in Blackpool, a milestone for Authority to Work’ (ATW) system in Edinburgh, marathon runner recognised by Tyne & Wear Metro, UK steel commitment in the West Midlands and spooky trips on heritage trams.

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Light Rail news roundup 1st September 2023

Friday September 1, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Patronage records broken in Edinburgh, driver familiarisation underway on West Midlands Metro extension, illuminations season starts in Blackpool, mixed martial arts star joins campaign to tackle ASB in Manchester, and Seaton tramway is looking for new board members. 

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Light Rail news roundup 25th August 2023

Friday August 25, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – The Stourbridge Shuttle celebrates passenger milestone, engineering works in Edinburgh, a unique challenge for ultramarathon runner on Tyne & Wear Metro, and proposals for a new tram line in London.

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Light Rail news roundup 18th August 2023

Friday August 18, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Luas customers invited to be tourists in their own city, extra trams for concerts in Edinburgh, testing for new trains on Tyne & Wear Metro, and celebrations to mark Volk’s Electric Railway anniversary.

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Light Rail news roundup 11th August 2023

Friday August 11, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Tram ticket offer for football fans in Blackpool, customers in Edinburgh reminded of August bike ban, and an Autism Friendly Award for the operator of Tyne & Wear Metro.  

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Light Rail news roundup 4th August 2023

Friday August 4, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Dog trials on West Midlands Metro, engineering works in Nottingham and Dublin, and a campaign targets anti-social behaviour on Tyne and Wear Metro.

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