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Wheel-y Generous: Shuttle Driver Reaches £100,000 Charity Milestone

Thursday July 25, 2024

On July 2nd, Pre Metro Operations visited the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s new headquarters, located on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border.

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Light Rail News Roundup July 19,2024

Friday July 19, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Youngsters enjoy a day to remember thanks to West Midlands Metro, work gets underway to improve sections of Manchester Metrolink, Luas supports family fun day, and ‘Dinosaur Day’ at Tramway Village looks set to be a roaring success. UKTram A change of government represents a […]

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New political environment sees shift in focus for light rail

A change of government represents a golden opportunity for the UK light rail sector to refocus on immediate challenges ahead of its longer-term goals, delegates at a high-profile event have been told this week.

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Light Rail news roundup July 12, 2024

Friday July 12, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Support for the LGBTQ+ community in Nottingham, West Midlands Metro backs Jazz and Blues festival, Edinburgh Trams on track for another top award, new technology to be installed at Tyne and Wear Metro, and land movement disrupts services in Manchester.

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OLE training highlighted by light rail operators

A project to develop specialised training for overhead line engineers working in light rail is now taking shape, and network operators are being urged to play a role in developing future courses.

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Light Rail news roundup 5th July 2024

Friday July 5, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Strike action called off in London, tram team in Nottingham raise cash for charity, ticket changes in the West Midlands, and travel offers for Edinburgh’s summer season. NET Members of the NET team have raised more than £1,000 for local charity, Nottingham Central Women’s Aid, […]

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West Midlands Metro Head of Engineering Vacancy

Tuesday July 2, 2024

Location: Wednesbury Depot, Potters Lane, Wednesbury (and other dynamic locations) Salary: Highly Competitive Contract: £80,000 per annum Are you an innovative engineering leader with a passion, energy, and a buzz for revolutionizing public transport? Join Midland Metro Limited as our Head of Engineering and spearhead the transformation of the West Midlands’ tramway system into a […]

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Light Rail news roundup 28th June 2024

Friday June 28, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Award recognition for Edinburgh Trams and West Midlands Metro, auction of lost property on Tyne and Wear Metro and Luas celebrates landmark anniversary with record figures.

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High-profile events boost profile of UK light rail systems

The UK light sector has been raising its profile on the international stage, with UKTram leading discussions at two high-profile events.

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