Light rail news roundup 23rd July 2021
In this week’s light rail news – ribbon cut on new Metro training academy, NET stars in short film premiere, extra validators installed on Luas, time lapse film captures demolition of Gosforth Metro Depot and Blackpool Brush Railcoach 298 returns to Crich. Continued government support for light rail systems in England as remaining Covid-restrictions are […]
Leaders gather to help shape industry
Light Rail Minister Baroness Vere, delivers a virtual Keynote to industry leaders at the 15th Annual UK Light Rail Conference and exhibition
Launch of Academy and recruitment campaign reflect Metro jobs boost
West Midlands Metro is set to create more than 160 new jobs as it expands with new lines due to open or being constructed in Birmingham and the Black Country.
Long-term funding packaged welcomed
Continued government support for light rail systems in England as Covid-restrictions are lifted has been welcomed by UKTram.
Light rail news roundup 16th July 2021
In light rail news this week – NET supports ‘Step Out, Stay Out’ campaign, Edinburgh Trams pauses service to honour dear friend and colleague, Blackpool increases tram frequency to cope with staycation demand, Luas launch safety campaign as Covid restrictions ease and Tyne & Wear open online merchandise shop. Light rail networks in England have […]