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UKTram welcomes continued support for Scottish systems

A further £7.5 million in emergency funding for Edinburgh Trams and Glasgow Subway has been welcomed by the organisation representing the UK’s light rail sector.


Stourbridge Shuttle crowned World Cup winner

Congratulations to the team at Pre Metro Operations Ltd after the Stourbridge Shuttle was crowned winner in the World Cup of Trams.


New round of emergency funding welcomed

Additional emergency support to help light rail systems in the Midlands and the north of England maintain services through continued Covid-19 restrictions has been welcomed by UKTram.


Light rail news roundup 18th March 2021

In light rail news this week – works in Blackpool, Manchester and Sheffield mean changes to services, demolition starts at Tyne & Wear Gosforth Depot, final stages of construction on West Midlands Metro Wolverhampton extension and Winter completion for track work at Douglas Bay Horse Tramway.  An innovative online system to speed up and simplify […]


Covid response still dominates HR discussions

Supporting staff during the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccinations and the ongoing coronavirus restrictions has been a key priority for HR professionals from across the light rail sector.


Finals week for the World Cup of Trams

It’s finals week in the UKTram World Cup of Trams with the winners of the four rounds now battling it out in the semi-finals.


UKTram helps drive online Authority to Work solution

An innovative online system to speed up and simplify the process of applying for permission to work near a tramway is set to enter the final stages of development.


Light rail news roundup 12th March 2021

In light rail news this week – over 5000 ‘World Cup’ votes cast so far, 5G-connected tram in the West Midlands, full timetable resumes on NET, full size replica cab for training in Tyne & Wear, Seaton to reopen in April and Rail Director interview for LRSSB Chief Executive about future plans.  The latest issue […]


Latest newsletter packed with updates

The latest issue of the UKTram newsletter is now available to view online and it contains a wealth of information on topics ranging from low rail adhesion research to trials of the latest wearable biometric technology. In his introduction, Managing Director James Hammett also assesses the impact of Brexit on the sector and welcomes the […]