New working group for HR professionals
The launch of a new UKTram working group has seen HR professionals from across the light rail sector commit to sharing best practice on training, recruitment and employment issues.
Light rail news round up 12th February 2021
In a bumper edition of light rail news this week – Blackpool Heritage raise over £2500 in donations for Western Train works, West Midlands Metro rapid testing staff, Edinburgh Trams takes customers to vaccination centres, Blackpool tramway closes for maintenance, Tram-trains back to 2 per hour, design contract awarded for Luas extension and construction gets underway […]
Engineers welcome rail adhesion research
Promising research into combatting low rail adhesion has been welcomed by light rail engineers.
Construction work to get underway in Dudley for the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension
The project to deliver the new Metro extension between Wednesbury and Brierley will intensify this spring when main construction works get underway in Dudley.
Urban Transport Group brings together past and present Nexus leaders
The Urban Transport Group is bringing together the former boss of Nexus (the public body which operates the Tyne and Wear Metro) Mike Parker and its current Director General Tobyn Hughes for a special event to celebrate 40 years of the unique and pioneering light rail system.