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Light Rail news roundup 26th May 2023

Friday May 26, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –  Date set for launch of new route in Edinburgh, Metrolink celebrates East Didsbury line’s 10th anniversary, security stepped up on Tyne and Wear Metro and LRSSB publishes Business Plan update.

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Group looks at extending the life of vehicles and equipment

The management of obsolete fleet and infrastructure has been explored during a recent meeting of tramway engineers from across the UK.

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Light Rail news roundup 19th May 2023

Friday May 19, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Familiar voices on Manchester Metrolink, partnership to promote safer travel in Nottingham, extra trams for Beyoncé’s concert in Edinburgh and Beamish Tramway celebrates landmark anniversary.

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Taskforce to help lead Light Rail Summit debates

Representatives from a key Department for Transport ‘Taskforce’ will be among the keynote speakers at a high-profile event later this year for light rail leaders.

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Light Rail news roundup 12th May 2023

Friday May 12, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – A disability design group in Manchester, a career milestone for Assistant Safety Manager, Ross Crawford, at Edinburgh Trams, successful testing of new trains in Tyne and Wear and Blackpool’s heritage trams join coronation parade.

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Global growth for light rail systems

Representatives of light rail networks from around the world gathered in Zaragoza recently for high-profile event featuring presentations by UKTram.

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Light Rail news roundup 5th May 2023

Friday May 5, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Edinburgh Trams is shortlisted for prestigious awards, NET operator welcomes prison sentence following assault, a tram wrap hits all the right notes in the West Midlands and engineering works Sheffield.

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Light Rail news roundup 28th April 2023

Friday April 28, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Coronation celebrations at Crich Tramway Village, new OLE training guidance from the LRSSB, and information web page launched ahead of first trams to Newhaven.

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Sharing best practice to tackle anti-social behaviour

Marketing and customer service professionals from across the light rail sector are joining forces to help tackle anti-social behaviour on UK tramways and similar transit systems.

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