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Industry News | 14th April 2021 Read

Metrolink trams offer customers breath of fresh air in fight against COVID-19

An in-built ventilation system on Metrolink’s trams constantly circulates fresh air, helping to limit the risk of aerosol transmission of viruses, such as COVID-19, a leading independent study has found.

Industry News | 1st April 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 1st April 2021

In light rail news this week – plans for more extensions to Manchester Metrolink and London Tramlink, major modernisation works on the (World Cup winning) Stourbridge Shuttle, NET support for mental health charity, full timetable restored in Tyne & Wear and Coventry VLR scheme set for testing prototype vehicle.  The second Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ and recent […]

Industry News | 30th March 2021 Read

Operators discuss latest lockdown challenges

The second Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ and recent peak in infections nationwide presented fresh challenges for light rail operators, members of a UKTram working group have heard.

Industry News | 30th March 2021 Read

Coventry Very Light Rail tours its future home

Coventry City Council’s prototype Very Light Rail vehicle, which has the potential to transform how people move about the city, is set to be moved ready for real on track testing.

Industry News | 25th March 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 25th March 2021

In this weeks light rail news – congratulations to a World Cup winner, NET complete £3.5m Incentro refurbishment, report praises Metrolink extension, £6.8bn plan to revitalise transport in the North East, LUAS urges customer donations on Daffodil Day and Seaton Tramway confirm reopening plans. A further £7.5 million in emergency funding for Edinburgh Trams and […]

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