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Challenges and opportunities discussed in talks with Minister

Friday July 7, 2023

Talks this week with the government minister responsible for light rail have seen UKTram highlight challenges faced by the sector while enabling it to press home the case for future growth.


UKTram outlines plans for 2023/24

Thursday July 6, 2023

The organisation representing the UK light rail sector has set out its priorities for the next 12 months, including working with members to boost post-pandemic patronage.


Light Rail news roundup 30th June 2023

Friday June 30, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Engineering works in Manchester to see two stops close over summer, exclusive discounts for tram customers at venues in Nottingham, award recognition for Edinburgh Trams and changes to tickets in the West Midlands. 


Light Rail news roundup 23rd June 2023

Friday June 23, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Safety campaign launched in the West Midlands, Edinburgh Trams welcomes visitors to the Highland Show, Praise for Edinburgh Trams from the LRSSB and the case for the extension of the Docklands Light Railway submitted. 


Initiative highlighted potential of light rail schemes

An intense programme to assess the potential of proposed light rail projects has found that a number of schemes are in a ‘good place’ for future development.


Light Rail news roundup 16th June 2023

Friday June 16, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Blackpool deal for dads on Father’s Day, Sunshine on Leith as Edinburgh Transport prepares for The Proclaimers gigs, safety appeal from Luas and new signalling system installed on Tyne & Wear Metro.


Light Rail news roundup 9th June 2023

Friday June 9, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – First customers head for Newhaven following successful route launch, industrial action suspended in Manchester, news on Docklands extension and the LRSSB attends Westminster event.


Light rail in the spotlight at global transport event

The work of UKTram to encourage the adoption of light rail as an effective, green transport solution has been highlighted at a prestigious international event.


Light Rail news roundup 2nd June 2023

Friday June 2, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –  Recruitment event in Blackpool, Harry Styles helps Edinburgh Trams to set new records, support for Dublin Pride from Luas and drivers at Tyne & Wear Metro give the thumbs up to new trains.


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