Light rail news roundup 11th June 2021
In this week’s light rail news – new book celebrates 40 years of Tyne & Wear Metro, services suspended in the West Midlands, images show progress on Edinburgh ‘Trams to Newhaven’ extension, Queens Award for Heaton Park Tramway and new website for the LRSSB. An important online resource for the sector has been launched this week by […]
Light rail news roundup 4th June 2021
In light rail news this week – full timetable is restored in Edinburgh, track maintenance continues in Sheffield and on Luas, film celebrates art history on Tyne & Wear Metro, construction about to begin on Birmingham Eastside extension, Seaton planning for Polar Express and new driver inattention guidance issued by LRSSB. With further lifting of […]
Light rail news roundup 28th May 2021
In this weeks light rail news – timetable changes in Blackpool for Talbot Square works, NET asks customers to ‘trust the tram’, driver recruitment campaign in Edinburgh, new Ops Director for Tyne & Wear and a new look Blackpool Heritage Tours is back on the tracks! Training for tram drivers is set for a major […]
Metro plans to keep customers moving during bridge demolition
West Midlands Metro is putting in place a number of measures to help keep its customers moving during the demolition of an old road bridge in Bilston.
National standards to be set for driver trainers
Training for tram drivers is set for a major boost with the launch of a new project by the organisation representing the UK light rail sector.