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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.Read
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.Read
Friday May 20, 2022
In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Superheroes in Tyne & Wear, family fun in Edinburgh, new park and ride spaces for Manchester Metrolink and real ale tours in Blackpool.Read
Friday May 13, 2022
Transport Minister Baroness Vere has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at a high-profile event in September that’s set to attract professionals from across the light rail sector.
The impressive Deansgate headquarters of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has already been named as the venue for an eagerly anticipated Light Rail Summit, and a packed programme of presentations is now taking shape.
Friday May 6, 2022
An experienced light rail customer services professional has been confirmed as a Non-executive Director of the sector’s representative organisation. Following its latest Board meeting, UKTram has announced the appointment of Jo Bentley, who recently returned to Nottingham Trams Limited as Head of Customer Experience. Having previously worked for the operator as Customer Service Manager, she […]Read
Friday April 29, 2022
In light rail news this week – NET sponsors World Masters Hockey, wheel sets in production for Tyne & Wear’s new fleet, weekend Red Line changes on Luas and big bank holiday weekend for Blackpool Heritage.Read
Friday April 22, 2022
This week’s news from across the light rail sector includes a significant concrete pour in Dudley for the West Midlands Metro expansion, a new ticket offer in Blackpool, heritage tramway optimism and artwork commissioned by Nexus.Read
Thursday April 14, 2022
The prospect of a landmark year for the light rail sector has been highlighted by a leading transport magazine. In the latest edition of Rail Director Magazine, James Hammett, UKTram Managing Director, has set out how funding for new and existing transport systems – and the publication of a bold strategy for the future of […]Read
Friday April 8, 2022
In this week’s light rail news – Confirmation of a further £37 million in support for tram networks, a recruitment campaign in Edinburgh, track works in Manchester and anniversary celebrations in Blackpool and Tyne and Wear.Read