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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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Motorists encouraged to be ‘tram aware’ in new campaign

As traffic levels start to increase, motorists are being encouraged to be “tram aware” in a new campaign from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).   

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Metrolink trams offer customers breath of fresh air in fight against COVID-19

An in-built ventilation system on Metrolink’s trams constantly circulates fresh air, helping to limit the risk of aerosol transmission of viruses, such as COVID-19, a leading independent study has found.

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Upgrading Pre Metro, Europe’s Shortest Branch Line

At just over ¾ of a mile long, the Stourbridge Branch Line is quite p­ossibly the shortest in Europe.

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Final refurbished tram re-joins the fleet

Nottingham’s tram network has celebrated the successful completion of a £3.5 million refurbishment programme that’s seen the transformation of its original fleet of Incentro vehicles.

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