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Summit set to return to Birmingham venue

Friday January 12, 2024

Light rail professionals are being urged to ‘save the date’ for a high-profile annual event that’s set to return to Birmingham later this year.


Operators highlight bodycam benefits

Body-worn cameras are making a significant contribution to enhancing security on UK tramways, sector professionals have reported.


Light Rail news roundup 5th January 2024

Friday January 5, 2024

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – More frequent tram services in Manchester, special ticket offers in Manchester, Edinburgh Trams resumes Newhaven services, and a winter timetable is introduced in Blackpool.


New Year promises fresh opportunities for light rail

Wednesday January 3, 2024

With recent commitments to investment in regional transport infrastructure, 2024 promises to be a pivotal year for light rail believes the Managing Director of the sector’s representative organisation, UKTram.


Light Rail news roundup 22nd December 2023

Friday December 22, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Edinburgh Trams set to score with special rugby tickets, Lioness recognised with tram naming in Nottingham, night trams on Luas, and fare changes on West Midlands Metro.


Heritage tramways report successful season

Tuesday December 19, 2023

The UK’s preserved tramways have enjoyed a busy year as the custodians of the country’s rich light rail heritage continue their post-pandemic recovery.


Light Rail news roundup 15th December 2023

Friday December 15, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Christmas jumpers raise cash for charity in Edinburgh, motorists targeted in campaign to reduce disruption on Manchester Metrolink and LRSSB joins the Business Continuity Institute.


Funding band for tram driver apprenticeships approved

Monday December 11, 2023

A national standard for tram driver training is a step closer with the expansion of a popular apprenticeship programme to cover the light rail sector.


Light Rail news roundup 8th December 2023

Friday December 8, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – New Chair for West Midlands Metro operator, cycle safety campaign in Edinburgh, a fare evasion clampdown in Nottingham and LRSSB signs memorandum of understanding with the ORR.


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