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Industry News | 14th April 2021 Read

Metrolink trams offer customers breath of fresh air in fight against COVID-19

An in-built ventilation system on Metrolink’s trams constantly circulates fresh air, helping to limit the risk of aerosol transmission of viruses, such as COVID-19, a leading independent study has found.

Industry News | 1st April 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 1st April 2021

In light rail news this week – plans for more extensions to Manchester Metrolink and London Tramlink, major modernisation works on the (World Cup winning) Stourbridge Shuttle, NET support for mental health charity, full timetable restored in Tyne & Wear and Coventry VLR scheme set for testing prototype vehicle.  The second Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ and recent […]

Members News | 1st April 2021 Read

Upgrading Pre Metro, Europe’s Shortest Branch Line

At just over ¾ of a mile long, the Stourbridge Branch Line is quite p­ossibly the shortest in Europe.

Careers | 31st March 2021 Read

Midlands tramway recruiting Operations Manager

West Midlands Metro is looking to recruit an experienced Operations Manager to join its growing team.

Industry News | 30th March 2021 Read

Operators discuss latest lockdown challenges

The second Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ and recent peak in infections nationwide presented fresh challenges for light rail operators, members of a UKTram working group have heard.

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