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Light Rail news roundup 21st June 2024

Friday June 21, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Corrie experience on Metrolink, West Midlands Metro celebrates orchestra partnership, another busy weekend for Edinburgh Trams, and Blackpool Transport offers free travel for armed services personnel.


Summit agenda published

Sustainability, fatigue risk management, tackling anti-social behaviour, and anti-terrorism are set to be key topics of debate during this year’s Light Rail Summit in Birmingham, and a full agenda is now available to download here. In addition to hearing from key speakers, the event also offers delegates the opportunity for a day of top-level networking […]


Light Rail news roundup 14th June 2024

Friday June 14, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –  Blackpool extension set for launch, additional trams in Sheffield, essential trackworks in Nottingham, Manchester Metrolink sets new record and a student speaks about her work placement at BCIMO.


Light Rail news roundup 7th June 2024

Friday June 7, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –  Manchester Metrolink, Edinburgh Trams and West Midlands Metro gear up for major events this weekend, work starts on the restoration of the historic canopy at Whitley Bay Metro station, and updates on the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension.


Software delivers boost for trackworker safety

Virtual reality is set to deliver a major boost for light rail safety with the launch of a new training tool, for anyone working on or near tram tracks.


Light Rail news roundup 31st May 2024

Friday May 31, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –  Landmark anniversaries celebrated in Edinburgh and the West Midlands, Metrolink keeps Manchester moving during sporting celebrations, and offers ahead of Blackpool extension launch.


Engineers meet online as best practice workshop postponed

Recent rail strikes failed to prevent 35 light rail engineers and suppliers from getting together to discuss a range of topical issues.


Light Rail news roundup 24th May 2024

Friday May 24, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –  Support for Pride from West Midlands Metro, extra trams for ‘Swifties’ in Edinburgh, Nexus joins forces with the police to tackle anti-social behaviour in coastal communities, and Manchester Metrolink offers travel advice for celebrating City fans.


Tickets available online for Light Rail Summit

Anyone planning to attend UKTram’s high-profile Light Rail Summit can now secure their place by booking online.


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