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Customer service professional joins UKTram Board

An experienced light rail customer services professional has been confirmed as a Non-executive Director of the sector’s representative organisation.

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Light Rail news roundup 29th April 2022

In light rail news this week – NET sponsors World Masters Hockey, wheel sets in production for Tyne & Wear’s new fleet, weekend Red Line changes on Luas and big bank holiday weekend for Blackpool Heritage.

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Light Rail news roundup 22nd April 2022

This week’s news from across the light rail sector includes a significant concrete pour in Dudley for the West Midlands Metro expansion, a new ticket offer in Blackpool, heritage tramway optimism and artwork commissioned by Nexus.

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Heritage tramways plan for post-covid summer season

The recent lifting of remaining Covid restrictions, combined with the continued popularity of ‘staycation’ holidays, looks set to provide a welcome boost for heritage tramways this summer.

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Light Rail news roundup 14th April 2022

The prospect of a landmark year for the light rail sector has been highlighted by a leading transport magazine. In the latest edition of Rail Director Magazine, James Hammett, UKTram Managing Director, has set out how funding for new and existing transport systems – and the publication of a bold strategy for the future of […]

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Opportunities for light rail highlighted in the trade media

The prospect of a landmark year for the light rail sector has been highlighted by a leading transport magazine.

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Light Rail news roundup 8th April 2022

In this week’s light rail news – Confirmation of a further £37 million in support for tram networks, a recruitment campaign in Edinburgh, track works in Manchester and anniversary celebrations in Blackpool and Tyne and Wear.

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Recruitment initiatives highlighted by light rail HR professionals

Light rail networks from across the UK have reported on the measures they’re taking to attract new staff as the country emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Further funding boost for light rail systems

Confirmation of a further £37 million in support for tram networks in Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield, the North East and the West Midlands has been welcomed by the light rail sector.

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