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Secondment scheme planned for talented tram professionals

A new initiative promises to deliver a major career boost for the rising stars of light rail.

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Light Rail news roundup 26th January 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Bike trials on Manchester Metrolink, LRSSB appoints high-profile Chair, completion of new Tyne & Wear depot and doubts over trams in Douglas.

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Light Rail news roundup 19th January 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Offer for UKTram members, popular tram ticket for rugby fans in Edinburgh, services suspended in Manchester due to rail repairs, and another milestone for the Birmingham Eastside Metro extension.

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Magazine puts Centre of Excellence in the spotlight

The vital work being done by UKTram to remove the barriers to the future expansion of light rail in the UK has been highlighted in the most recent edition of a leading transport magazine.

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Light Rail news roundup 12th January 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Landmark year ahead for the LRSSB, Metro support for culture in Wolverhampton, fun for DLR customers, exciting opportunities ahead of new Seaton attraction and new record for Tyne & Wear Metro.

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Summit set to return to Birmingham venue

Light rail professionals are being urged to ‘save the date’ for a high-profile annual event that’s set to return to Birmingham later this year.

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Operators highlight bodycam benefits

Body-worn cameras are making a significant contribution to enhancing security on UK tramways, sector professionals have reported.

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Light Rail news roundup 5th January 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – More frequent tram services in Manchester, special ticket offers in Manchester, Edinburgh Trams resumes Newhaven services, and a winter timetable is introduced in Blackpool.

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New Year promises fresh opportunities for light rail

With recent commitments to investment in regional transport infrastructure, 2024 promises to be a pivotal year for light rail believes the Managing Director of the sector’s representative organisation, UKTram.

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