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New look tram unveiled as a ‘green symbol’ of Nottingham’s climate ambitions

NET and Nottingham City Council have unveiled a striking new look for one of Nottingham’s trams to help create a ‘green symbol’ of the city’s ambitious ‘Carbon Neutral Nottingham 2028’ climate goals.

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Stourbridge Dasher seeks alternative funding opportunities

The Stourbridge Dasher, the proposed passenger service between Stourbridge and Brierley Hill, is now seeking funding from sources other than the Department for Transport’s ‘Restoring Your Railway’ scheme.

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Blackpool Trams win Most Improved System at Global Light Rail Awards

The Blackpool Tramway has won the award for the Most Improved System in 2020/21.

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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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