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Light Rail news roundup 30th September 2022

Friday September 30, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Award for Edinburgh Trams engineer, Goose Fair returns to Nottingham, timetable revisions in Sheffield and essential works at Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester.


Strategy on track for sector award

A bold and ambitious strategy aimed at securing a sustainable future for light rail in the UK is in the running for a prestigious international award. Published by UKTram, it is shortlisted in the Vision of the Year category at the Global Light Rail Awards, which are set to be presented at a gala event […]


Latest light rail technology on show in Berlin

Thursday September 29, 2022

The organisation representing the UK’s light rail sector has been strengthening links with colleagues from across the world during a recent international event.


Light Rail news roundup 23rd September 2022

Friday September 23, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Fare changes in Blackpool and a post-pandemic ticket offer in Edinburgh, a new Docklands Light Railway timetable, Nexus welcomes apprentices and a historic timepiece returns home as part of the Trams to Newhaven project. A high-profile event in Manchester has seen sector professionals meet to […]


Successful summit sees sector updated on landmark projects

Thursday September 22, 2022

A high-profile event in Manchester has seen sector professionals meet to discuss progress on a host of vital projects that aim to drive the expansion of light rail in the UK.


Career Opportunities at the WMCA

Wednesday September 21, 2022

We create an environment where you can learn, grow and thrive. We offer the opportunity for you to build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value matter. Our vision is to build a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands and you could contribute towards making […]


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Friday September 9, 2022

A deep sadness hangs over the nation following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and all at UKTram would like to extend our sincere sympathy and thoughts to the Royal Family. We would also like to pay tribute to Her Majesty, and join the millions of people across the world mourning the Queen’s death while recognising her invaluable public service and legacy.


Light Rail news roundup 2nd September 2022

Friday September 2, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Luas launches safety campaign, funding settlement for Transport for London and the first new trams for Tyne & Wear Metro leave the factory.


Digital solutions driving down light rail costs

The benefits of using digital software applications to manage light rail assets and projects are to be put under the spotlight during an online event planned for later this month.


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