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More Covid-19 support needed for light rail

UKTram has welcomed the announcement of a £30 million support package for light rail systems in England but says more still needs to be done to help the sector in the months ahead.

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Tram Driver National Occupational Standards Review

Welcome! Help shape future of National Occupational Standards for Tram Drivers: UKTram are working with the Tram industry to review the existing National Occupational Standards for Tram Drivers. NOS set out the skills, knowledge and understanding required to undertake a particular task or job role to a nationally recognised level of competence, helping to formalise […]

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Support for light rail networks welcomed

A government commitment to support tram systems in England during the coronavirus outbreak has been welcomed by the organisation representing the UK’s light rail sector.

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Announcement on support expected soon

The government is set to announce details of a package of support for the light rail sector during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Feature highlights Centre of Excellence evolution

The role of UKTram’s Centre of Excellence in easing and assisting the delivery of new Light Rail systems and network extensions has been put in the spotlight by a leading trade publication.

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Boost for Safety Body Expected Soon

Work is continuing to strengthen an industry-wide safety body, despite the coronavirus lockdown.

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Eye-catching tribute to tram drivers

Two schoolboys have paid a special tribute to Nottingham’s tram drivers for helping to keep the city moving during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Praise for networks providing vital service

The response of UKTram members to the coronavirus outbreak has been praised by the leader of the organisation representing the UK’s light rail sector.

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Safety on our Transport Networks – Secretary of State for Transport

During this period of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty, the transport industry has risen magnificently to the challenges posed by the Coronavirus outbreak. You have played a critical role in keeping Britain moving and serving a nation in lockdown and I wanted to thank you for your tireless work, behind the scenes and on the front […]

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