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Birmingham venue for 2023 Light Rail Summit

The Institute of Engineering and Technology’s impressive conference facilities in the heart of Birmingham are set to host a major light rail event in September.


Light Rail news roundup 10th February 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – West Midland Metro employees raise cash for charity, a member of the Edinburgh Trams team in line for award and recognition for Seaton’s commitment to providing unforgettable visitor experiences. 


Group highlights third-party disruption

Light rail leaders have agreed to work together on ways to improve reliability and reduce costs by targeting disruption that’s due to factors beyond the control of operators.


Light Rail news roundup 3rd February 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Rugby ticket offer returns to Edinburgh, essential engineering works in Dublin, customers save money on Tyne and Wear Metro, and an appeal for volunteers from Blackpool Heritage Tours. 


Sector professionals meet to discuss light rail communications

Marketing and customer service professionals from across the light rail sector have agreed to share best practice across a range of activities that aim to promote tramways and similar transit systems.


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Light Rail news roundup 27th January 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Work is underway on a new depot in the West Midlands, overhead lines to be connected in Edinburgh as part of the Trams to Newhaven project, engineering work in Sheffield and a student travel offer from NET in Nottingham. 


Light Rail news roundup 20th January 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – New travel to work scheme on the Fylde Coast, essential maintenance in the West Midlands, attractions return to Seaton Tramway and the LRSSB embarks on a new research project.


UKTram to appoint Interim Chair in February

The light rail sector’s representative organisation is set to announce an Interim Chair after an Extraordinary Board Meeting next month, ahead of a long-term appointment later in 2023.