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Light Rail news roundup 26th August 2022

Friday August 26, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Tram to join pride celebrations in Manchester, classical music in Edinburgh, timetable changes in Blackpool and a Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Crich Tramway Village. Manchester Metrolink Manchester Pride is set to return to the city centre over the August Bank Holiday weekend with thousands of […]

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Light Rail news roundup 19th August 2022

Friday August 19, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Industrial action in Sheffield, a special travel offer on Tyne and Wear Metro for the return of the Great NorthRun and the opening of a new halt at Seaton Tramway.

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Engineering appointment strengthens UKTram team

Tuesday August 16, 2022

The appointment of a Lead Engineer is set to help UKTram deliver on ambitious plans to boost the growth of light rail across the country.

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Light Rail news roundup 12th August 2022

Friday August 12, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – A new look for West Midland Metro’s website, free travel for children attending holiday clubs in Nottingham and the successful completion of modernisation works in Tyne & Wear.

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Career Opportunities at Midland Metro Alliance

The Midland Metro Alliance is designing and constructing a number of Metro extensions on behalf of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM). The expansion of the network in the West Midlands forms part of TfWM’s ambitious plan to regenerate public transport, providing much-needed links to the existing heavy and light rail networks, and helping to connect […]

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Light Rail news roundup 5th August 2022

Friday August 5, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Awards deadline approaches, Extra trams for a fusion of Scottish and Australian culture in Edinburgh, a step back in time for West Midlands Metro customers, police operations on Luas and summer tours in Blackpool.

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Less than a month to go for submissions for this year’s Global Light Rail Awards

Thursday August 4, 2022

Guests from around the world will gather in London to celebrate another year of achievement at the 2022 Global Light Rail Awards – held at the Honourable Artillery Company on Wednesday, October 5.

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Light Rail news roundup 29th July 2022

Friday July 29, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Trial allowing dogs on trams in Manchester, a family ticket offer in Nottingham, a tram ride for the Commonwealth Games baton, extra services in Edinburgh for festival launch and new stops for Seaton tramway.Just a few places remain available for light rail professionals planning to take part in a high-profile event that aims to highlight both the challenges and opportunities faced by the sector.
Transport Minister Baroness Vere has already been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Light Rail Summit in Manchester on September 15.
Organised by UKTram, the free event will also feature presentations by James Wingerath, Commercial Director of Youth Employment UK, and Guillaume Chanussot, Managing Director of KeolisAmey Metrolink.
To read more about the event, including information on how to book a place, click here.

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Book now or miss out on a place at the 2022 Light Rail Summit

Just a few places remain available for light rail professionals planning to take part in a high-profile event that aims to highlight both the challenges and opportunities faced by the sector.

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For more information, please contact us at info@uktram.co.uk