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Light rail news roundup

In light rail news this week – ‘CAT’ team in the West Midlands, Infrastructure Manager vacancy at Metro, ‘Trambassadors’ for Manchester, kids activity packs in Edinburgh, tram benches in Blackpool and LRSSB develop hazard perception safety tool.  Engineers from across light rail are being invited to have their say in setting new standards for key roles within the sector […]

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Help set new standards for Tram and Tramway Engineers

Engineers from across light rail are being invited to have their say in setting new standards for key roles within the sector by taking part in a survey here. UKTram is currently working with colleagues to develop new National Occupational Standards for tram and tramway engineers that set out the skills, knowledge and understanding required […]

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Light rail news roundup

In light rail news this week – A ‘tramtastic’ baker in Edinburgh, record number of Metro drivers in training, award win for Midland Metro Alliance, Luas appeals for Christmas gifts for the homeless and winter service runs at Seaton Tramway.

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 Apprenticeships planned for future light rail engineers

UKTram is set to play a key role in the development of specialised training programmes for the next generation of light rail engineers. 

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Light rail news roundup

In this weeks light rail news – Time capsule buried at Tyne & Wear, Wi-Fi disconnected in Manchester, new ticketing app for travel on NET, Teams and Zoom backgrounds on an Edinburgh Tram, plus first track laid on Trams to Newhaven extension.

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Engineers meet online to discuss hot topics

Engineers from across the sector have been working to drive forward practical solutions to a range of technical challenges facing light rail.

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Project aims to help overcome barriers to tram expansion

A new project by UKTram aims to help promoters navigate one of the complex statutory processes associated with developing new light rail projects.

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Light rail news roundup

In Light Rail news this week – NET renew community partnership, a rising star in the West Midlands, park & ride expansion in Greater Manchester, Sandilands inquest delayed and another milestone passed on Birmingham Westside extension.

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UKTram continues to drive National Occupational Standards

A UKTram project to develop and refresh a set of sector-wide standards for key roles within light rail has taken a series of major steps forward.

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