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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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Put your first foot forward with free tram travel this Hogmanay

For a fourth year Edinburgh Trams will be providing free Hogmanay travel between West End and Edinburgh Airport waiving the need for party goers to purchase a ticket home after ringing in 2020. To help customers enjoy a packed programme of celebrations, Edinburgh Trams has teamed up with Edinburgh’s Hogmanay producer, Underbelly, to run free […]

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Jasper Carrott unveils tram named in his honour

Brummie comedy legend Jasper Carrott has today unveiled a tram named in his honour in a special ceremony. It was the first time he had taken a Birmingham tram ride in 70 years and he joked that he particularly enjoyed the experience as he didn’t have to pay. Joined by his wife Hazel, he arrived […]

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Exciting Graduate Level Vacancies at the LRSSB

Are you passionate about Light Rail?

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Further boost for tram recruitment

A successful training scheme in the West Midlands has welcomed a new cohort of students, providing a further recruitment boost for the region’s expanding tram network. The Sector-based Work Academy, which aims to equip jobseekers with the skills needed to apply for roles at West Midlands Metro, has previously helped to fill nine vacancies on […]

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Edinburgh Tram’s new offering is just the ticket

Edinburgh Trams is just the ticket for those looking to jet off this October break with the launch of a brand new family airport return ticket. The ticket allows two adults and up to three children to travel to and from the airport for just £22.50 and lets you glide stress free to the departures […]

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