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Light Rail news roundup 12th April 2024

Friday April 12, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Dogs remain welcome on West Midlands Metro, shorter trains on some DLR services, overhead line renewal work on Tyne & Wear Metro, and Luis reminds customers of special numbers to report anti-social behaviour. 

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Light Rail news roundup 5th April 2024

Friday April 5, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Primary schools set to lead Metro birthday celebrations, anti-social behaviour campaign returns to Tyne & Wear Metro, new ‘tap on, tap off’ ticket launch in Nottingham, and extra trams for Edinburgh’s Terminal V festival.

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Operators explore ‘Just Culture’ best practice

Identifying the tools light rail operators can use to further develop their ‘Just Culture’ proved the key focus of the latest UKTram Operations Group.

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Light Rail news roundup 22nd March 2024

Friday March 22, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Edinburgh Trams shortlisted for top award, customer confidence in NET increases, Luas supports cancer charity, and Manchester Metrolink forges partnership with Co-op Live.

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UK light rail innovation showcased in Spain

Thursday March 21, 2024

Delegates at a high-profile international event have heard how the UK is leading the way when it comes to light rail innovation.

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Light Rail news roundup 15th March 2024

Friday March 15, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Birthday celebrations in Nottingham, West Midlands Metro chooses charity of the year, Easter offers from Edinburgh Trams, award recognition for operator of Tyne & Wear Metro, and new era for Sheffield Supertram.

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UKTram shares top tips on sharing best practice at Dubai Conference

The way that the UK light rail sector shares best practice has been praised at an international conference.

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Light Rail news roundup 8th March 2024

Friday March 8, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –West Midlands Metro and Luas celebrate International Women’s Day, recognition for Seaton Tramway, bike trials on Manchester Metrolink, a £3.4m track replacement scheme on Tyne & Wear Metro, and the LRSSB is recruiting for two key roles.

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Light Rail news roundup 1st March 2024

Friday March 1, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – £20 million investment in Manchester Metrolink, stops earn safety accreditation in the West Midlands, upgrades over Easter in Croydon, and successful completion of Tyne & Wear works.

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