Light Rail News Roundup 22nd October 2021
In this weeks light rail news – safety reminders on Metrolink, Edinburgh promotes family ticket to half-term day trippers, Halloween giveaway on Luas, Tyne & Wear gives away old Metro trains, extra depot tours in Blackpool and the ORR reviews LRSSB progress. Patronage continues to grow across all networks since the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, […]
Working groups report growth in patronage
Patronage continues to grow across all networks since the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, recent meetings of UKTram working groups have reported.
Light Rail News Roundup 15th October 2021
In light rail news this week – radio upgrade in Blackpool, Stourbridge Shuttle release VLR video, consultation on Manchester ‘Bee Network’, young people become NET ‘Trambassadors’, finishing touches to Birmingham Westside extension and major step forward for Coventry VLR scheme. A new report highlighting how Britain’s light rail systems are instrumental in supporting economic growth, […]
New report strengthens case for light rail support
A new report highlighting how Britain’s light rail systems are instrumental in supporting economic growth, promoting social inclusion, and reducing carbon emissions has been welcomed by UKTram.
Light rail news roundup 8th October 2021
In Light Rail news this week – Mandip walks 100 miles to raise £1400 for cancer charity, 5 million journeys using Manchester’s contactless payment system, £100m track dualling welcomed in Tyne & Wear, chill-out carriages on the DLR and Arts Council grant for the Brierley Hill Metro extension. UKTram and the organisation responsible for light […]