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Next generation award for Nottingham tram network

Nottingham’s tram network has secured a prestigious international award recognising a commitment to the ongoing development of the organisation’s most valuable assets – its people.

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LRSSB CEO Vacancy

Would you like to work for a growing company based in Birmingham City Centre, with the ability to work from home or remotely? The Light Rail Safety and Standards Board (LRSSB) has been established by the light rail sector, with support from the Department for Transport and Office of Road & Rail, in response to […]

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NOTTINGHAM TRAM NETWORK FIRST TO SET STANDARD

Nottingham’s tram network has become the UK’s first light rail system to receive a prestigious international standard. As a result of a two-year investment programme, NET operator, Nottingham Trams Limited, has secured the key ISO 55001:2014 (Assets) certification – a major success which is set to drive further improvements in service reliability. Paul Robinson, Managing […]

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Firefighters in Edinburgh display technical expertise as they lift tram

Firefighters in Edinburgh demonstrated their heavy rescue capabilities during a unique training exercise to carefully lift a tram off the track.

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UK First in Customer Service for Edinburgh Trams

Edinburgh Trams has been told it is the first UK light rail operator to achieve ServiceMark accreditation. What’s more, they are the first transport operator in Scotland and only the second in the UK to make the list.

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Go Ahead for The Development of National Occupational Standards for Tram Drivers

UKTram are leading on a UK wide National Occupational Standards (NOS) project, to review the existing Tram Driver NOS, which were last looked at in 2005. The full list of these NOS can be found here Tram Driver NOS Units National Occupational Standards (NOS) are revised and developed in partnership with employers and other appropriate […]

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Birmingham city centre tram extension opens to passengers ahead of schedule

Two more Birmingham city centre tram stops have today been opened to passengers offering direct services to Christmas markets, attractions and shows.

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All Aboard for the Santa Tram Express

Children and parents who have been supported by Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity received an early Christmas present.

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Metro teams release safety video to mark Road Safety Week

A series of safety videos are being released by West Midlands Metro and Midland Metro Alliance as testing and commissioning intensifies for the Birmingham Westside Metro extension ahead of December’s opening. The videos, which have been released to mark Road Safety Week taking place between 18 and 24 November 2019, illustrate simple tips to keep […]

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