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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.