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Industry News | 19th August 2019 Read

New group to drive customer communication

Marketing and customer service professionals from across the light rail sector are being urged to get onboard a new initiative to boost the popularity of the country’s tramways. Led by UK Tram, a new Light Rail Marketing, Communications and Customer Service Group will meet quarterly to share best practice and discuss ideas on raising the […]

Industry News | 9th August 2019 Read

Former Chairman moving on

Phil Hewitt, a former Chairman of UK Tram will shortly be leaving his role as West Midlands Metro Director, it has been announced. Phil is taking up a new role with WSP and will be moving to Israel to assist in the development of the country’s light rail network.  As was already planned, he will […]

Industry News | 7th August 2019 Read

New Chairman for UK Tram

UK Tram, the organisation representing the country’s light rail sector, has announced the high-profile appointment of George Lowder MBE as its new Chairman As Chief Executive of Transport for Edinburgh (TfE), George was instrumental in the development and delivery of a successful integrated transport network, which includes the city’s acclaimed tramway, and brings a wealth […]

Industry News | 24th July 2019 Read

Documentary highlights the benefits of light rail

A specially commissioned documentary has been launched to recognise the huge positive impact modern tramways can have in key UK cities. Featuring successful systems in the areas including the West Midlands, Nottingham, Manchester and Edinburgh, the film also showcases the economic argument for investment in light rail and can be viewed here. Commissioned by UK […]

Industry News | 24th July 2019 Read

UKTram leads the charge for light rail investment

Innovation, collaboration and promotion are key to unlocking the potential of light rail to transform urban transport, sector leaders have heard this week. Leading the charge for one of the most sustainable forms of public transport, UK Tram is heading calls for greater investment in light rail to tackle congestion and air pollution. Speaking during […]

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