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Light Rail news roundup 17th June 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Records set in Manchester as music fans flock to the city and Edinburgh Trams also prepares to rock, birthday celebrations for Luas and services hit by industrial action in Sheffield.

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Career opportunities at South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

This really is an exciting time to be joining the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority as they continue to support the development of their region and make South Yorkshire a great place to work and live. SYMCA serve South Yorkshire every day and connect people and businesses to the places they need to be. As […]

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Career opportunities at West Midlands Metro

Midland Metro Limited, the operator of West Midlands Metro is looking to recruit the following roles: Signalling and Telecommunications Trainee – £23,500 – The full job description can be downloaded here Electrical and Mechanical Trainee – £23,500 – The full job description can be downloaded here Electrical Maintenance Engineer (S&T Team) – £35,708 – The full […]

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Light Rail news roundup 10th June 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Services resume in the West Midlands, a new tram wrap in Edinburgh, Jubilee tree planting at Cullercoats Metro station and a full service on Brighton seafront . 

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New chair in place as engineering group backs research project

Light Rail engineers have welcomed the new chairman of an influential working group.

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Light Rail news roundup 1st June 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Blackpool and Nottingham, an update on services from West Midlands Metro, raising a glass to Edinburgh Trams on its birthday and a track dualling scheme on the Tyne and Wear Metro.

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Light Rail news roundup 27th May 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – winning ideas from Tyne & Wear young inventors, more frequent services in Blackpool, engineering work in Sheffield and on Luas and NET joins City hospitality association.

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Retirement tribute to Heritage Group chairman

One of the leading advocates for preserving light rail’s rich heritage is standing down from his role as chairman of a high-profile forum representing the UK’s historic tramways and museums.

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Light Rail news roundup 20th May 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Superheroes in Tyne & Wear, family fun in Edinburgh, new park and ride spaces for Manchester Metrolink and real ale tours in Blackpool.

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