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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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