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Industry News | 10th December 2020 Read

Light rail news roundup

In light rail news this week – ‘CAT’ team in the West Midlands, Infrastructure Manager vacancy at Metro, ‘Trambassadors’ for Manchester, kids activity packs in Edinburgh, tram benches in Blackpool and LRSSB develop hazard perception safety tool.  Engineers from across light rail are being invited to have their say in setting new standards for key roles within the sector […]

Industry News | 9th December 2020 Read

Help set new standards for Tram and Tramway Engineers

Engineers from across light rail are being invited to have their say in setting new standards for key roles within the sector by taking part in a survey here. UKTram is currently working with colleagues to develop new National Occupational Standards for tram and tramway engineers that set out the skills, knowledge and understanding required […]

Industry News | 3rd December 2020 Read

Light rail news roundup

In light rail news this week – A ‘tramtastic’ baker in Edinburgh, record number of Metro drivers in training, award win for Midland Metro Alliance, Luas appeals for Christmas gifts for the homeless and winter service runs at Seaton Tramway.

Industry News | 2nd December 2020 Read

 Apprenticeships planned for future light rail engineers

UKTram is set to play a key role in the development of specialised training programmes for the next generation of light rail engineers. 

Industry News | 26th November 2020 Read

Light rail news roundup

In this weeks light rail news – Time capsule buried at Tyne & Wear, Wi-Fi disconnected in Manchester, new ticketing app for travel on NET, Teams and Zoom backgrounds on an Edinburgh Tram, plus first track laid on Trams to Newhaven extension.

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