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Light Rail news roundup 16th December 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Career opportunities in the West Midlands, travel tips from NET, tram services impacted by industrial action on the rail network and new safety videos from the LRSSB.


Group plans for the unexpected

The management of unexpected malfunctions of critical tramway infrastructure or equipment is to be the subject of a series of best practice workshops for network operators.


Light Rail news roundup 8th December 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Festive celebrations in Nottingham, Santa specials in Edinburgh, late night Luas services and film showcases £3 million project on Tyne & Wear Metro.


Working group plans to help operators tackle rising costs

The organisation representing UK light rail is set to co-ordinate efforts to mitigate the impact of rising costs across the sector.


Magazine puts light rail strategy in the spotlight

A leading trade publication has highlighted the work being done by UKTram to drive the growth of light rail and the challenges currently faced by the sector.


Engineers highlight track maintenance challenges

The management and repair of track faults proved to be one of the key topics of debate at a recent meeting of light rail engineers from across the UK.


Light Rail news roundup 2nd December 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Transport for Greater Manchester aims to tackle gender-based violence on public transport, West Midlands Metro launches retro-competition, and Edinburgh Trams helps bring IT to schools in developing countries.


Changes to UKTram Board of Directors

Two new directors have been elected to the UKTram board during the organisation’s annual general meeting on Thursday, December 1.


International event recognises women working in light rail

UKTram has been strengthening links with the wider international transport sector at a major event in the Far East where the role of women in light rail was put firmly under the spotlight.