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The UK’s Most Reliable Railway Operation

The Stourbridge Shuttle remains the UK’s most reliable train operation, recording an average PPM rating of 99.84% so far this year.

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Lucchini Unipart Rail sign bogie overhaul contract with West Midlands Metro

Lucchini Unipart Rail (LUR) and Midland Metro Ltd (MML) are pleased to announce the signing of a 3-year collaborative contract with the opportunity to extend for a further 2 years.

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Launch of Academy and recruitment campaign reflect Metro jobs boost

West Midlands Metro is set to create more than 160 new jobs as it expands with new lines due to open or being constructed in Birmingham and the Black Country.

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Very Light Rail will be showcased at the Light Rail Conference

Pre Metro will be travelling up North to the Light Rail Conference on the 13th and 14th July.

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Dudley residents weigh in on the proposed ‘Stourbridge Dasher’

The proposed ‘Stourbridge Dasher’ service has been backed by Stourbridge MP Suzanne Webb, Dudley South MP Mike Wood and also received support from the WMCA Leader Andy Street earlier this year before his re-election.

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NET memorabilia donated to tram museum

Future ‘antiques’ from across Nottingham’s tram network are being preserved for posterity.

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Metro plans to keep customers moving during bridge demolition

West Midlands Metro is putting in place a number of measures to help keep its customers moving during the demolition of an old road bridge in Bilston.

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Early boost for Metro’s ‘official’ charity

West Midlands Metro has embraced a much-loved charity and voted for it to become the ‘official’ beneficiary of their team’s fundraising efforts in 2021. Their support for Cancer Research UK got off to a flying start with a raffle that raised £300 for the organisation that means so much to so many people. Vicki Bennett, […]

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LRT Monitor datasets updated by Mainspring Knowledge

The LRT Monitor series from Mainspring Knowledge has just received its latest updates – this time focusing on the UK and Scandinavia.

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