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Light Rail news roundup 3rd November 2023

Friday November 3, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Extra trams at peak times in the West Midlands, comedy performances on trams in Nottingham, armed services tribute in Edinburgh, and maintenance works on Manchester Metrolink.

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UKTram welcomes new members

As work on ambitious plans for a new Metro system in Cardiff and surrounding areas gathers pace, Transport for Wales is among the latest organisations to join the light rail sector’s representative body.

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Head of Operations Vacancy – First Tram Operations

Tuesday October 31, 2023

A vacancy has arisen at Tram Operations Limited (TOL) for the position of Head of Operations. This is an excellent opportunity, reporting directly to the Service Delivery Director, and a key member of the Executive Team, you will be responsible for all aspects of operational performance and improvement of the Tram service. This role forms […]

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Light Rail news roundup 27th October 2023

Friday October 27, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Essential engineering works in Nottingham, Sheffield and Edinburgh, industry event at the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre, West Midlands Metro strikes hotel partnership, and light rail professionals invited to shape national safety campaign. 

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Light Rail news roundup 20th October 2023

Friday October 20, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Awards for West Midlands Metro, Midland Metro Alliance and Edinburgh Trams, student offer comes to an end in Nottingham, and engineering works in Manchester.

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Meetings hear of networks rising to challenges

The challenges and successes experienced by networks across the UK and Ireland have been highlighted by light rail professionals during recent working group meetings.

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Light Rail news roundup 13th October 2023

Friday October 13, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Rock ‘n’ Roll star announcement on Manchester Metrolink, fare evasion campaign earns an award for NET, free admission for local residents from Crich Tramway Village, and a new mural unveiled by Tyne & Wear Metro.

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Get ‘OnTrack’ with the news from UKTram and LRSSB

Tuesday October 10, 2023

The autumn edition of the UKTram and LRSSB newsletter, OnTrack, is now available to download, and inside you will find all the latest news from two organisations at the heart of the light rail sector. Read all about the recent Light Rail Summit, progress on key safety projects, stakeholder engagement, the strengthening of overseas partnerships, […]

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Light Rail news roundup 6th October 2023

Friday October 6, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Top tram accolade for West Midlands Metro, Edinburgh adds to its awards collection, a statement from Blackpool Transport and work resumes on canopy project on Tyne & Wear Metro. UKTram Light rail leaders have welcomed a pledge by the Prime Minister to support the expansion […]

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