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Industry News | 14th May 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 14th May 2021

In this week’s round up of Light Rail news – Metrolink Trams clock up more than one-hundred million km, homelessness charity thanks NET for free advertising, extra trams to run in Edinburgh, Blackpool and Sheffield as restrictions lift, first phase of depot demolition completed in Tyne & Wear and first new bridge installed on West […]

Industry News | 14th May 2021 Read

Engineers remain on track despite Covid challenges

UKTram’s Light Rail Engineering Group continues go from strength-to-strength despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with the latest online meeting attracting a record number of professionals from across the sector.

Industry News | 9th May 2021 Read

Back public transport to help high streets and avoid gridlock, businesses warn PM

UKTram has joined an unprecedented coalition of organisations representing shops, offices, restaurants, venues, public transport providers and trades unions in writing to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, urging him to encourage people back on to trams, buses and trains as restrictions are lifted.

Industry News | 7th May 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 7th May 2021

In light rail news this week – Edinburgh backs ‘Service With Respect’ campaign, video released by Stourbridge Shuttle, knitted birthday tribute to Tyne & Wear Metro and Seaton are winners at the HRA Awards. Most UK light rail systems have now returned to a full operational timetable and all have reported increases in patronage following […]

Industry News | 6th May 2021 Read

Fresh challenges as customers return to trams

Most UK light rail systems have now returned to a full operational timetable and all have reported increases in patronage following the easing of coronavirus restrictions.

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