Light Rail News Roundup 26th November 2021
In light rail news this week – Edinburgh Trams gets you to Christmas attractions, temporary service reductions in Sheffield, customers told to make alternative travel plans as Metro service suspension continues, 30th anniversary for Tyne & Wear’s airport line and early proposals to run former tube trains in Rossendale. A popular competition run by a […]
Light Rail News Roundup 19th November 2021
In this week’s light rail news – major recruitment drive in Edinburgh, Bee Network tour seeks views on transport in Greater Manchester, Metro worker helps switch on Newcastle’s Christmas lights and LRSSB publishes draft of overhead line manual. Following the success of this year’s extended Light Rail Summit in Edinburgh, UKTram and the Light Rail […]
Date set for ‘not to be missed’ event
Following the success of this year’s extended Light Rail Summit in Edinburgh, UKTram and the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board have announced plans for an even more ambitious event in 2022.
Light Rail News Roundup 12th November 2021
In light rail news this week – VLR an option for new rail lines, green flash sale on NET, poppies on trams and free veterans travel in Edinburgh. Contactless payments launch on Blackpool’s trams and Prince Charles meets frontline Tyne & Wear staff. An additional £2.2 million of emergency funding for light rail in Scotland […]
Latest funding package provides security for networks in Scotland
An additional £2.2 million of emergency funding for light rail in Scotland will help operators plan ahead with renewed confidence.