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Tram milestones point to bright future for light rail

Significant milestones celebrated by two of the UK’s most popular tramways reflect the growing popularity of light rail. While West Midlands Metro is currently marking its 20thanniversary, it’s been five years since tram services were launched in Edinburgh and both systems continue to go from strength-to-strength. UK Tram, the organisation representing the country’s light rail […]

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Sector Leaders Join Tram Safety Board

A new safety body drawing on experience and expertise from across the light rail sector has now been established under the leadership of Chief Executive, Peter Cushing. Set up in response to a report into the 2016 derailment of a tram in Croydon, an accident that resulted in the tragic deaths of seven people, the […]

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UK Tram welcomes Minister’s shuttle visit

The organisation representing the country’s light rail sector, UK Tram, has welcomed a visit by The Minister of State for Transport, Jesse Norman MP, to the innovative Stourbridge Shuttle Ultra-Light Rail link. Celebrating its tenth year of operation, the award-winning service – operated by Pre Metro Operations Ltd [PMOL] in partnership with West Midlands Railway […]

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Midland Metro Head of Operations Job Vacancy

The operator of the region’s expanding tram network, Midland Metro Ltd (MML), is a new company owned by the West Midlands Combined Authority. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced transport professional to join the Midland Metro team as Head of Operations. As the organisation looks forward to significant growth, the successful candidate will initially […]

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UKTram Chair Vacancy

Would you like to work for a growing award winning company based in Birmingham City Centre with the ability to work from home or remotely? THE COMPANY UKTram are the single voice for the Light Rail sector, bringing together all organisations with an interest in the future development of Light Rail in the United Kingdom, […]

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Survey highlights tram popularity

The country’s tramways are proving as popular as ever, with tram employees leading the charge to further improve customer satisfaction a survey has found. UK Tram, the organisation representing the country’s light rail sector, has welcomed the findings of the independent study, which found that more than 90 per cent of customers were satisfied with […]

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Sector Welcomes Edinburgh Tram Extension

The UK’s light rail sector has welcomed a decision to press ahead with plans to extend one of the country’s most popular tram networks. Since opening nearly five years ago, Edinburgh’s tramway has proved an overwhelming success, reporting 6.6 million customer journeys last year and turning a profit a year ahead of schedule. UK Tram, the […]

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New Events, New Management, Same Fantastic Views!

Snaefell Cafe and Restaurant is due to open its doors on the same day as Snaefell Mountain Railway commences its operation for the season – Tuesday 26th March. The difference this year is that the cafe is under new management, with Caterleisure taking over the operation. Stuart Peacock, Chairman for Caterleisure ‘We are delighted to […]

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Infrastructure Production Manager vacancy – Stagecoach Supertram

POSITION:                Infrastructure Production Manager LOCATION:                   Nunnery Depot, Sheffield REPORTS TO:               Head of Engineering DURATION OF ROLE:  Permanent HOURS OF DUTY:        37 hours per week SALARY:                        £49,000 – £51,500 p.a. depending on experience   An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Infrastructure Production Manager role in our Fixed Equipment Maintenance (FEM) department at Stagecoach Supertram in Sheffield. […]

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