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Light rail news roundup

In this weeks Light Rail News – More trams for Metrolink, an early finish at Supertram, no fare changes in Tyne & Wear and business case remains positive for Trams to Newhaven extension project.

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Colleagues report face coverings compliance

The impact of the latest government coronavirus restrictions proved the headline topic of conversation at a recent meeting of marketing and customer services professionals from across the sector.

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Celebrating excellence and innovation at the 2020 Global Light Rail Awards

Guests from around the world gathered to celebrate another year of outstanding achievement at the 2020 Global Light Rail Awards – held virtually for the first time on Wednesday 11th November.

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Congratulations to award winners

UKTram would like to offer its congratulations to all the winners at last night’s Global Light Rail Awards.

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Light rail news roundup

In this week’s Light Rail News Round-up – Award win for Edinburgh Trams, a song for West Midlands Metro, iconic station cube on display at Design Museum and heritage season halted due to lockdown.

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Light rail news roundup

In Light Rail news this week – networks appeal to customers to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, Supertram reduces frequencies due to resource issues, Nexus launch new ‘junior’ smart card, charity run raises £1500 at NET and Crich Tramway opens for an extra weekend. 

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Plan reflects continued support for members

The rapid response of UKTram to the coronavirus pandemic and its support for members have been highlighted in a new report.

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Latest funding will help systems to plan ahead

A new funding package to support light rail systems in Northern England and the Midlands over the winter has been welcomed by UKTram.

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Tribute to heritage sector leader following landmark birthday

UKTram would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to one of the best-known figures in the light rail sector on reaching a landmark birthday.

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