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George and the Stourbridge Shuttle stand Side By Side

Friday October 6, 2023

The Stourbridge Shuttle is excited to announce a pop-up charity merchandising event on October 10, working in partnership with the beloved George the Stourbridge Junction Cat and West Midland Railway.

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UKTram welcomes PM’s commitment to light rail

Thursday October 5, 2023

Light rail leaders have welcomed a pledge by the Prime Minister to support the expansion of the sector in the UK.

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Light Rail news roundup 29th September 2023

Friday September 29, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – West Midlands Metro launches new social media channel, penalty fares rise on Manchester Metrolink, testing and commissioning on Tyne & Wear Metro and an award for Head of Engagement and Skills at Midland Metro Alliance.

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Project celebrates breakthrough in driver fatigue detection

A wearable device that’s been designed to detect the onset of fatigue in tram drivers has delivered remarkable results in independent testing commissioned by UKTram.

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Light Rail news roundup 22nd September 2023

Friday September 22, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Parking enforcement extended at tram park and ride sites in Nottingham, successful launch of West Midlands Metro extension, Manx Electric Railway celebrates anniversary and Manchester Metro restores peak service. UKTram UKTram’s mission to support the growth of light rail in the UK remains on track […]

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Summit highlights success on key light rail targets

UKTram’s mission to support the growth of light rail in the UK remains on track to deliver a major boost for the sector and the travelling public.

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Light Rail news roundup 15th September 2023

Friday September 15, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – Launch of passenger services to Wolverhampton station, training for fire service on new Metro trains, a student ticket offer in Nottingham, and an end of season gala at Heaton Park Tramway. West Midlands Metro Passengers will soon be able to enjoy seamless connections between trams, […]

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Communications commitment from new Chair of Engineering Group

Wednesday September 13, 2023

Establishing a continuous dialogue with engineering experts from across light rail is among the top priorities for the new chair of a key sector working group.

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Light Rail news roundup 8th September 2023

Friday September 8, 2023

In this week’s news from the light rail sector – eScooter ban in Blackpool, a milestone for Authority to Work’ (ATW) system in Edinburgh, marathon runner recognised by Tyne & Wear Metro, UK steel commitment in the West Midlands and spooky trips on heritage trams.

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