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Operators highlight bodycam benefits

Friday January 12, 2024

Body-worn cameras are making a significant contribution to enhancing security on UK tramways, sector professionals have reported.

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Light Rail news roundup 5th January 2024

Friday January 5, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – More frequent tram services in Manchester, special ticket offers in Manchester, Edinburgh Trams resumes Newhaven services, and a winter timetable is introduced in Blackpool.

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New Year promises fresh opportunities for light rail

Wednesday January 3, 2024

With recent commitments to investment in regional transport infrastructure, 2024 promises to be a pivotal year for light rail believes the Managing Director of the sector’s representative organisation, UKTram.

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Light Rail news roundup 22nd December 2023

Friday December 22, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Edinburgh Trams set to score with special rugby tickets, Lioness recognised with tram naming in Nottingham, night trams on Luas, and fare changes on West Midlands Metro.

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Heritage tramways report successful season

Tuesday December 19, 2023

The UK’s preserved tramways have enjoyed a busy year as the custodians of the country’s rich light rail heritage continue their post-pandemic recovery.

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Light Rail news roundup 15th December 2023

Friday December 15, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Christmas jumpers raise cash for charity in Edinburgh, motorists targeted in campaign to reduce disruption on Manchester Metrolink and LRSSB joins the Business Continuity Institute.

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Funding band for tram driver apprenticeships approved

Monday December 11, 2023

A national standard for tram driver training is a step closer with the expansion of a popular apprenticeship programme to cover the light rail sector.

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Light Rail news roundup 8th December 2023

Friday December 8, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – New Chair for West Midlands Metro operator, cycle safety campaign in Edinburgh, a fare evasion clampdown in Nottingham and LRSSB signs memorandum of understanding with the ORR.

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Light Rail news roundup 1st December 2023

Friday December 1, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Father Christmas gets a Bee makeover in Manchester, festive tram timetable in Blackpool, special interest groups check out new trains in Tyne & Wear and Pre-Metro conducts public consultation on proposed Dasher service.

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