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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Light Rail news roundup 26th May 2023

Friday May 26, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector –  Date set for launch of new route in Edinburgh, Metrolink celebrates East Didsbury line’s 10th anniversary, security stepped up on Tyne and Wear Metro and LRSSB publishes Business Plan update.

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Group looks at extending the life of vehicles and equipment

The management of obsolete fleet and infrastructure has been explored during a recent meeting of tramway engineers from across the UK.

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Light Rail news roundup 19th May 2023

Friday May 19, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Familiar voices on Manchester Metrolink, partnership to promote safer travel in Nottingham, extra trams for Beyoncé’s concert in Edinburgh and Beamish Tramway celebrates landmark anniversary.

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