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UKTram backs inclusion and diversity

Friday March 1, 2024

The Managing Director of light rail’s representative body is urging male colleagues to think about ways they can contribute to making the sector an even more inclusive place to work.

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Engineers highlight benefits of asset mapping and track condition monitoring

Friday February 23, 2024

The merits of employing infrastructure mapping alongside condition monitoring to improve asset management and performance on UK tramways have been examined by light rail engineers.

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Minister of State for Rail and HS2 Visits BCIMO

The Minister of State for Rail and HS2, Huw Merriman, visited the Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) on Thursday 15th January to get a taste of what the future of light rail transport looks like.

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Skyefall Project may benefit from rail technology tested by UKTram

Friday February 16, 2024

An innovative project aimed at improving a vital transport route in the Highlands of Scotland has come under the spotlight during a recent meeting of the UKTram Centre of Excellence.

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Order marks ‘revolution’ in VLR development

Thursday February 8, 2024

A recent deal that will lead to trials of new lightweight passenger trains has been welcomed by a recently established very light rail (VLR) working party.

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Pre Metro Unveils a New YouTube Video: “The Stourbridge Shuttle: How Does It Work?”

Friday February 2, 2024

Pre Metro, the operator of the renowned Stourbridge Shuttle, has released an insightful new YouTube video titled “How Does It Work?” This engaging and educational video highlights the Shuttle as the UK’s only Very Light Rail (VLR) system and explores how the rolling stock works, and how similar projects can revolutionise public transportation in other […]

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Secondment scheme planned for talented tram professionals

A new initiative promises to deliver a major career boost for the rising stars of light rail.

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BCIMO Opportunities in 2024!

Friday January 19, 2024

The Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) is launching two discount schemes for organisations to benefit from when booking its Meeting & Event Spaces in 2024.

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Magazine puts Centre of Excellence in the spotlight

The vital work being done by UKTram to remove the barriers to the future expansion of light rail in the UK has been highlighted in the most recent edition of a leading transport magazine.

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