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Light Rail news roundup 28th October 2022

Friday October 28, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Timetable changes in Blackpool, late night trams for ‘spooktacular’ event in Edinburgh, delays to engineering works in Manchester and Halloween competition from Luas.
Light rail colleagues are being invited to an event aimed at helping HR professionals to understand how to best support, attract and retain the future talent their businesses need.

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Light Rail HR professionals invited to youth employment event

Light rail colleagues are being invited to an event aimed at helping HR professionals to understand how to best support, attract and retain the future talent their businesses need.

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Light Rail news roundup 21st October 2022

Friday October 21, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – VLR plans in Stoke, Rugby offers in Edinburgh, public ownership for Sheffield Supertram, new escalators for underground/DLR interchange, and artwork unveiled on Tyne and Wear Metro.

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Light Rail news roundup 14th October 2022

Friday October 14, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Customers have their say on dogs on trams in Manchester, industrial action in the West Midlands, NET enforces parking rules and employee awards in Edinburgh.

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October On Track Newsletter Packed with UKTram and LRSSB Updates

Wednesday October 12, 2022

The latest issue of OnTrack, featuring all the latest news from UKTram and the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board, is now available to download here.

Inside you will find details of awards success, recent sector events and details of new appointments made by the two organisations.

There are also updates on key projects, such as the publication of new guidance documents and the release of new safety videos, as well as reports from recent light rail working groups.

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Engineering Group welcomes new OLE training plan

Monday October 10, 2022

A “hugely beneficial” plan to develop a training package on overhead line equipment (OLE) has been welcomed by members of the UKTram Engineering Group.

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Light Rail news roundup 7th October 2022

Friday October 7, 2022

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Tram manager to sleep rough for charity, arrests on Manchester Metrolink, industrial action impacts on Tram Train timetable in Sheffield and Trams to Newhaven project prepares for electrification.

A bold and ambitious strategy for the future of light rail in the UK has been hailed as the ‘Vision of the Year’ at a prestigious industry awards event in London this week.

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Tram manager prepares to sleep rough for charity

Nottingham’s tram network is stepping up its support for some of the most vulnerable people in the communities it serves by backing an initiative highlighting the plight of rough sleepers.

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Strategy scoops Vision of the Year accolade

Thursday October 6, 2022

A bold and ambitious strategy for the future of light rail in the UK has been hailed as the ‘Vision of the Year’ at a prestigious industry awards event in London last night (Wednesday, October 5).

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