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Industry News | 16th March 2021 Read

UKTram helps drive online Authority to Work solution

An innovative online system to speed up and simplify the process of applying for permission to work near a tramway is set to enter the final stages of development.

Industry News | 12th March 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 12th March 2021

In light rail news this week – over 5000 ‘World Cup’ votes cast so far, 5G-connected tram in the West Midlands, full timetable resumes on NET, full size replica cab for training in Tyne & Wear, Seaton to reopen in April and Rail Director interview for LRSSB Chief Executive about future plans.  The latest issue […]

Industry News | 12th March 2021 Read

Latest newsletter packed with updates

he latest issue of the UKTram newsletter is now available to view online and it contains a wealth of information on topics ranging from low rail adhesion research to trials of the latest wearable biometric technology. In his introduction, Managing Director James Hammett also assesses the impact of Brexit on the sector and welcomes the […]

Industry News | 4th March 2021 Read

Light rail news roundup 4th March 2021

 In our news round up this week – UKTram continues to work with governments on light rail support, ‘World cup’ kicks off with battle of the tram stops, engineering works extended in Blackpool, works start on £70m depot at South Gosforth and LRSSB launch consultation on medical fitness. UKTram has this week pledged to continue […]

Industry News | 3rd March 2021 Read

Working in partnership on emergency support

UKTram has pledged to continue working in partnership with the government to secure additional support for light rail as coronavirus restrictions are cautiously lifted. Throughout the pandemic, the organisation has maintained a constant dialogue with the Department for Transport, providing government ministers and officials with valuable information on the impact of Covid-19 on the sector. […]

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