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Light Rail news roundup 5th August 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Awards deadline approaches, Extra trams for a fusion of Scottish and Australian culture in Edinburgh, a step back in time for West Midlands Metro customers, police operations on Luas and summer tours in Blackpool.

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Less than a month to go for submissions for this year’s Global Light Rail Awards

Guests from around the world will gather in London to celebrate another year of achievement at the 2022 Global Light Rail Awards – held at the Honourable Artillery Company on Wednesday, October 5.

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Light Rail news roundup 29th July 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Trial allowing dogs on trams in Manchester, a family ticket offer in Nottingham, a tram ride for the Commonwealth Games baton, extra services in Edinburgh for festival launch and new stops for Seaton tramway.Just a few places remain available for light rail professionals planning to take part in a high-profile event that aims to highlight both the challenges and opportunities faced by the sector.
Transport Minister Baroness Vere has already been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Light Rail Summit in Manchester on September 15.
Organised by UKTram, the free event will also feature presentations by James Wingerath, Commercial Director of Youth Employment UK, and Guillaume Chanussot, Managing Director of KeolisAmey Metrolink.
To read more about the event, including information on how to book a place, click here.

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Book now or miss out on a place at the 2022 Light Rail Summit

Just a few places remain available for light rail professionals planning to take part in a high-profile event that aims to highlight both the challenges and opportunities faced by the sector.

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Light Rail news roundup 22nd July 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Successful launch of Edgbaston extension, tram named after community heroes in Nottingham, late night services in Edinburgh and Light Rail SSB welcomes ORR health and safety report.

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Light Rail news roundup 15th July 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Services to Edgbaston all set to launch this weekend, Luas fights vandalism, engineering works in Nottingham and a state-of-the-art simulator in Tyne & Wear.

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Praise for strategy at light rail conference

A bold strategy aimed at driving the growth of light rail has been well received by delegates at a high-profile event for sector professionals.

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Light Rail news roundup 8th July 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Live jazz on West Midlands Metro, tram season ticket for Nottingham Forest fans, ‘squeezy’ trams for autistic visitors to Edinburgh Fringe and ambitious plans for the Light Rail SSB. A bold and ambitious strategy aimed at securing a sustainable future for light rail in England, […]

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Latest On Track Newsletter Packed with UKTram and LRSSB Updates

Welcome to the latest issue of OnTrack, featuring all the latest news from UKTram and the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board.

Details of government funding for the two organisations can be found inside and there is also the latest news on their ambitious plans for the future.

This issue also includes information on a new online learning platform for light rail safety professionals, while highlighting the work of sector working groups.  

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