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Innovation drives light rail viability

Thursday June 13, 2019

Revolutionary track technology looks set to make light rail an even more attractive option for cities looking to provide clean, reliable transport solutions. A pioneering £3 million initiative led by UK Tram has led to the development of new systems with the potential to reduce the cost of new lines and extensions to existing networks. […]

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Tram milestones point to bright future for light rail

Monday June 3, 2019

Significant milestones celebrated by two of the UK’s most popular tramways reflect the growing popularity of light rail. While West Midlands Metro is currently marking its 20thanniversary, it’s been five years since tram services were launched in Edinburgh and both systems continue to go from strength-to-strength. UK Tram, the organisation representing the country’s light rail […]

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Sector Leaders Join Tram Safety Board

Friday May 24, 2019

A new safety body drawing on experience and expertise from across the light rail sector has now been established under the leadership of Chief Executive, Peter Cushing. Set up in response to a report into the 2016 derailment of a tram in Croydon, an accident that resulted in the tragic deaths of seven people, the […]

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UK Tram welcomes Minister’s shuttle visit

Tuesday May 21, 2019

The organisation representing the country’s light rail sector, UK Tram, has welcomed a visit by The Minister of State for Transport, Jesse Norman MP, to the innovative Stourbridge Shuttle Ultra-Light Rail link. Celebrating its tenth year of operation, the award-winning service – operated by Pre Metro Operations Ltd [PMOL] in partnership with West Midlands Railway […]

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Transport Minister Visits Innovative Stourbridge Shuttle

The Minister of State for Transport, Jesse Norman MP, has paid a visit to see the innovative Stourbridge Shuttle Ultra Light Rail link in Stourbridge.

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Midland Metro Head of Operations Job Vacancy

Wednesday May 1, 2019

The operator of the region’s expanding tram network, Midland Metro Ltd (MML), is a new company owned by the West Midlands Combined Authority. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced transport professional to join the Midland Metro team as Head of Operations. As the organisation looks forward to significant growth, the successful candidate will initially […]

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UKTram Chair Vacancy

Wednesday April 24, 2019

Would you like to work for a growing award winning company based in Birmingham City Centre with the ability to work from home or remotely? THE COMPANY UKTram are the single voice for the Light Rail sector, bringing together all organisations with an interest in the future development of Light Rail in the United Kingdom, […]

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Survey highlights tram popularity

Tuesday April 9, 2019

The country’s tramways are proving as popular as ever, with tram employees leading the charge to further improve customer satisfaction a survey has found. UK Tram, the organisation representing the country’s light rail sector, has welcomed the findings of the independent study, which found that more than 90 per cent of customers were satisfied with […]

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MP Congratulates Seaton Tramway on Recent Awards

Monday April 8, 2019

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton & Honiton, visited the famous Seaton Tramway in East Devon on Friday, joining Chief Executive, Jenny Nunn, and Engineering Manager, Lee Taylor for a trip through the Axe Valley. The visit comes after a successful start of the year for the Tramway, which saw the unique transport attraction awarded the […]

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