UKTram and LRSSB celebrate awards recognition
UKTram and the organisation responsible for light rail safety have scooped a series of prestigious accolades at a high-profile event celebrating excellence across the sector.
Blackpool Trams win Most Improved System at Global Light Rail Awards
The Blackpool Tramway has won the award for the Most Improved System in 2020/21.
Successful summit sees launch of far-reaching strategy
A bold vision to help drive the expansion of light rail in the UK has been welcomed by sector leaders at a high-profile summit. The unveiling of a new draft strategy document proved one of the highlights of the event in Edinburgh, organised by UKTram in partnership with the LRSSB. Following months of consultations, ‘A […]
Views sought on new national standards for tram driver trainers
A pioneering project to enhance driver training standards across light rail has taken a major step forward with the launch of a sector-wide consultation. Earlier in the year, UKTram started working with colleagues from across the sector to develop a new set of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for tram driver trainers and is now asking […]
Light rail news roundup 1st October 2021
In light rail news this week – commuter discounts on West Midlands Metro, ‘Chase the Tram’ raises money for NET charity, Tangerine Ticket in Blackpool, extra decks to be installed to increase Metrolink park & ride capacity, 17th birthday for Luas Red Line and track laying milestone passed in Wolverhampton. An innovative new system designed […]