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October On Track Newsletter Packed with UKTram and LRSSB Updates

The latest issue of OnTrack, featuring all the latest news from UKTram and the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board, is now available to download here.

Inside you will find details of awards success, recent sector events and details of new appointments made by the two organisations.

There are also updates on key projects, such as the publication of new guidance documents and the release of new safety videos, as well as reports from recent light rail working groups.

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Engineering Group welcomes new OLE training plan

A “hugely beneficial” plan to develop a training package on overhead line equipment (OLE) has been welcomed by members of the UKTram Engineering Group.

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Light Rail news roundup 7th October 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Tram manager to sleep rough for charity, arrests on Manchester Metrolink, industrial action impacts on Tram Train timetable in Sheffield and Trams to Newhaven project prepares for electrification.

A bold and ambitious strategy for the future of light rail in the UK has been hailed as the ‘Vision of the Year’ at a prestigious industry awards event in London this week.

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Strategy scoops Vision of the Year accolade

A bold and ambitious strategy for the future of light rail in the UK has been hailed as the ‘Vision of the Year’ at a prestigious industry awards event in London last night (Wednesday, October 5).

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Light Rail news roundup 30th September 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Award for Edinburgh Trams engineer, Goose Fair returns to Nottingham, timetable revisions in Sheffield and essential works at Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester.

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Strategy on track for sector award

A bold and ambitious strategy aimed at securing a sustainable future for light rail in the UK is in the running for a prestigious international award.

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Latest light rail technology on show in Berlin

The organisation representing the UK’s light rail sector has been strengthening links with colleagues from across the world during a recent international event.

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Light Rail news roundup 23rd September 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Fare changes in Blackpool and a post-pandemic ticket offer in Edinburgh, a new Docklands Light Railway timetable, Nexus welcomes apprentices and a historic timepiece returns home as part of the Trams to Newhaven project. A high-profile event in Manchester has seen sector professionals meet to […]

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Successful summit sees sector updated on landmark projects

A high-profile event in Manchester has seen sector professionals meet to discuss progress on a host of vital projects that aim to drive the expansion of light rail in the UK.

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