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Rolling Stock Manager Vacancy – West Midlands Metro

Midland Metro Ltd operates and maintains the West Midlands Metro tram network and is a new company owned by the West Midlands Combined Authority.

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Conference Set to Boost Investment Case for Light Rail

Maximising investment in light rail in a bid to tackle rising urban congestion and pollution will be a key theme at the UK’s major industry conference in Manchester this month. The 14th Annual UK Light Rail Conference and exhibition takes place amid resurgent interest in one of the most environmentally-friendly forms of transport and the sector’s representative body, […]

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Record-breaking year for light rail

Record passenger numbers represent a massive vote of confidence in light rail, the leader of the UK’s light rail sector said today (Friday). James Hammett, Managing Director of UK Tram, said: “Trams have clearly been embraced by the travelling public as a swift and reliable way to get around in urban areas without contributing to […]

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Innovation drives light rail viability

Revolutionary track technology looks set to make light rail an even more attractive option for cities looking to provide clean, reliable transport solutions. A pioneering £3 million initiative led by UK Tram has led to the development of new systems with the potential to reduce the cost of new lines and extensions to existing networks. […]

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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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