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Appeal for tram volunteers in Blackpool

Wednesday February 1, 2023

Ahead of another busy season, Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours is appealing for volunteers to help it run a packed programme of activities.


Sector professionals meet to discuss light rail communications

Marketing and customer service professionals from across the light rail sector have agreed to share best practice across a range of activities that aim to promote tramways and similar transit systems.


Career Opportunities at the WMCA

Monday January 30, 2023

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 […]


Light Rail news roundup 27th January 2023

Friday January 27, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Work is underway on a new depot in the West Midlands, overhead lines to be connected in Edinburgh as part of the Trams to Newhaven project, engineering work in Sheffield and a student travel offer from NET in Nottingham. 


Students offered discounted tram travel for 80p a day with ‘refresher’ pass

NET is slashing the price of travel for students with a 6-month tram pass that will be available for the bargain price of £150 at three key student events over the coming weeks.


Light Rail news roundup 20th January 2023

Friday January 20, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – New travel to work scheme on the Fylde Coast, essential maintenance in the West Midlands, attractions return to Seaton Tramway and the LRSSB embarks on a new research project.


UKTram to appoint Interim Chair in February

The light rail sector’s representative organisation is set to announce an Interim Chair after an Extraordinary Board Meeting next month, ahead of a long-term appointment later in 2023.


Light Rail news roundup 13th January 2023

Friday January 13, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – West Midlands Metro helps customers with the cost-of-living crisis, new overhead lines to be connected in Edinburgh and Tyne & Wear Metro tackles fare evasion.


New Year message from James Hammett, Managing Director of UKTram

Wednesday January 4, 2023

The past year has seen the light rail sector rise to numerous challenges, but in 2023 colleagues can look to the future with fresh optimism.


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