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Peak Time Travel Pass Restrictions Lifted to Help Older People

Transport for West Midlands have joined forces with bus operators and West Midlands Metro to lift peak time travel pass restrictions to help older people get to the shops during the Coronavirus outbreak. Concessionary Pass holders can travel before 9:30am Read more, here: http://orlo.uk/vJkxg  

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UKTram sharing coronavirus advice

The organisation representing the country’s light rail sector is sharing with its members the latest advice on reducing the spread of COVID-19.

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Next generation award for Nottingham tram network

Nottingham’s tram network has secured a prestigious international award recognising a commitment to the ongoing development of the organisation’s most valuable assets – its people.

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LRSSB CEO Vacancy

Would you like to work for a growing company based in Birmingham City Centre, with the ability to work from home or remotely? The Light Rail Safety and Standards Board (LRSSB) has been established by the light rail sector, with support from the Department for Transport and Office of Road & Rail, in response to […]

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Embedded rail project set to reduce costs and disruption

Engineers from across the light rail sector are joining forces on a project with the potential to save tramway owners and operators hundreds of thousands of pounds in maintenance costs while improving network reliability.

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Firefighters in Edinburgh display technical expertise as they lift tram

Firefighters in Edinburgh demonstrated their heavy rescue capabilities during a unique training exercise to carefully lift a tram off the track.

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Nominate a rising star of the sector

The search is on to find the 2020 Rail Professional of the Year and UK Tram members are being urged to nominate the rising stars of the light rail sector. The awards present the opportunity to highlight the achievements of young people at varying stages of their careers in the rail industry and judges will […]

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Chair shares his views on future of the sector

The Chair of UK Tram has stressed the critical need for a UK-wide light rail strategy and a clear narrative around what it can deliver.

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Go Ahead for The Development of National Occupational Standards for Tram Drivers

UKTram are leading on a UK wide National Occupational Standards (NOS) project, to review the existing Tram Driver NOS, which were last looked at in 2005. The full list of these NOS can be found here Tram Driver NOS Units National Occupational Standards (NOS) are revised and developed in partnership with employers and other appropriate […]

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