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Dialogue with the DfT highlighted during meeting

Friday February 4, 2022

Senior figures from across the light rail sector have heard how UKTram is continuing to work closely with the Department for Transport on the sector’s post-pandemic recovery.


Last chance to book for Excellence Day event

Wednesday February 2, 2022

Time is running out to book a place on the first Mainspring LRT Excellence Day of 2022, which has been organised in partnership with UKTram.


Light Rail News Roundup 28th January 2022

Friday January 28, 2022

In light rail news this week – Metrolink park & ride site reopens with more spaces, late night safety scheme on NET, Shuttle operator proposes new service, works to affect Fleetwood trams, track dualling scheme will increase Metro frequency and new Combo Tour Ticket on Blackpool Heritage.


Pre Metro proposals published

Pre Metro are still pursuing their ambitions to segregate the current dual-track heavy rail lines between Stourbridge and the Round Oak Steel Works near Brierley Hill to provide a dedicated passenger service. 


Light Rail News Roundup 21st January 2022

Friday January 21, 2022

In this week’s light rail news – new fare zones for Metro, extra trams for 6 Nations Rugby in Edinburgh, later journeys to run on NET, Luas issues safe cycling reminder and TAUT features LRSSB risk management framework.


Landmark year ahead for light rail

With government funding for new and existing transport systems, and the publication of a bold strategy for the future of light rail in the UK, 2022 could prove to be a seminal year for the sector.


Light Rail News Roundup 14th January 2022

Friday January 14, 2022

In light rail news this week – Metro services to extend to Library, Edinburgh driver is ‘tramtastic’, fare changes in Blackpool, works affect purple line trams in Sheffield and LRSSB issues new rail break guidance.


Meeting helps drive dialogue with the Department for Transport

Senior figures from across the light rail sector have been provided with direct access to a top civil servant from the Department for Transport (DfT) this week at a meeting organised by UKTram.


Light Rail News Roundup 7th January 2022

Friday January 7, 2022

In the first round up of news for 2022 – Winter timetable in Blackpool, season ticket price rise on NET, works affect services in Manchester and Dublin, Metro mural of famous faces celebrates 25 years and New Year message from LRSSB boss.