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Heritage sector rises to Covid challenges

Monday January 4, 2021

The challenges faced by the heritage sector during the Covid-19 pandemic have been put under the spotlight by a leading light rail magazine.


Light rail news roundup

Wednesday December 23, 2020

In our final round up of Light Rail news of 2020 – new Tyne & Wear depot opens, NET tram advert supports homeless charity, e-scooter parking at West Midlands tram stops, funding package for technical work on DLR extension, Christmas shutdown for Trams to Newhaven works and LRSSB leads ‘BowTieXP’ training. As 2020 draws to […]


UKTram Newsletter December 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, everyone at UKTram would like to wish members and stakeholders all the very best for the festive season. This year has been like no other in modern times, but throughout the pandemic the light rail sector has consistently risen to the challenge of keeping key cities moving while UKTram […]


Appointment further strengthens UKTram board

A key appointment to the board of UKTram brings a wealth of additional experience and technical expertise to the organisation representing the country’s light rail sector. Quantity surveyor specialist Mathew Taylor was elected to the board at UKTram’s recent annual general meeting. Mr Taylor has spent the last 20 years of his 30-year career in […]


Leading innovation in the light rail sector

Tuesday December 22, 2020

The light rail sector is a real hotbed of innovation with UKTram at the forefront of projects to develop greener, more efficient and even safer transport systems, industry leaders have heard. As a keynote speaker at a high-profile conference last week, UKTram Managing Director, James Hammett, highlighted a wealth of initiatives championed by the light […]


Light rail news roundup

Thursday December 17, 2020

In this weeks Light Rail news – Donating loose change in Wolverhampton, festive hampers in Blackpool, Luas reminds passengers they must buy a ticket, 24hour ‘chatbot’ at NET and Trams to Newhaven ‘sleigh’ gives gifts to local schools. A powerful strategy aimed at shaping a progressive future for the UK’s light rail sector is set […]


Operators report continued coronavirus challenges

Meeting the demands of changing travel patterns due to evolving coronavirus restrictions have proved a major challenge for light rail operators over the past few months.


UKTram strategy to press the case for light rail

Wednesday December 16, 2020

A powerful strategy aimed at shaping a progressive future for the UK’s light rail sector is set to be delivered to Government, industry leaders have been told.


Metro makes change count this Christmas

Tuesday December 15, 2020

Small change in passengers’ pockets could bring big changes to the lives of some of the region’s most vulnerable people thanks to a campaign backed by West Midlands Metro.


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