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Industry News | 7th October 2021 Read

UKTram and LRSSB celebrate awards recognition

UKTram and the organisation responsible for light rail safety have scooped a series of prestigious accolades at a high-profile event celebrating excellence across the sector.

Industry News | 7th October 2021 Read

Successful summit sees launch of far-reaching strategy

A bold vision to help drive the expansion of light rail in the UK has been welcomed by sector leaders at a high-profile summit. The unveiling of a new draft strategy document proved one of the highlights of the event in Edinburgh, organised by UKTram in partnership with the LRSSB. Following months of consultations, ‘A […]

Industry News | 5th October 2021 Read

Views sought on new national standards for tram driver trainers

A pioneering project to enhance driver training standards across light rail has taken a major step forward with the launch of a sector-wide consultation. Earlier in the year, UKTram started working with colleagues from across the sector to develop a new set of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for tram driver trainers and is now asking […]

Industry News | 1st October 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 1st October 2021

In light rail news this week – commuter discounts on West Midlands Metro, ‘Chase the Tram’ raises money for NET charity, Tangerine Ticket in Blackpool, extra decks to be installed to increase Metrolink park & ride capacity, 17th birthday for Luas Red Line and track laying milestone passed in Wolverhampton. An innovative new system designed […]

Industry News | 1st October 2021 Read

Launch of online system to boost safety-critical process

An innovative new system designed to speed up and simplify the process of applying for permission to work near a tramway has been launched at a major light rail event.

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