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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.