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Engineers focus on track worker safety

Improving track worker safety was a key topic under discussion at a recent meeting of engineers from the light rail sector.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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Light Rail News Roundup 5th November 2021

In light rail news this week – more recruits on Metro’s Kickstart scheme, new tickets for Rugby fans in Edinburgh, green rewards on NET, free parking in Tyne & Wear, an extension to DLR? plus hopes not dashed for the ‘Dasher’. Opportunities for a rewarding career in engineering within the UK’s expanding light rail sector […]

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Young people urged to consider careers in light rail engineering

Opportunities for a rewarding career in engineering within the UK’s expanding light rail sector are being put under the spotlight this week.

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Light Rail News Roundup 22nd October 2021

In this weeks light rail news – safety reminders on Metrolink, Edinburgh promotes family ticket to half-term day trippers, Halloween giveaway on Luas, Tyne & Wear gives away old Metro trains, extra depot tours in Blackpool and the ORR reviews LRSSB progress.  Patronage continues to grow across all networks since the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, […]

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