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Features | 20th March 2019 Read

Sector Welcomes Edinburgh Tram Extension

The UK’s light rail sector has welcomed a decision to press ahead with plans to extend one of the country’s most popular tram networks. Since opening nearly five years ago, Edinburgh’s tramway has proved an overwhelming success, reporting 6.6 million customer journeys last year and turning a profit a year ahead of schedule. UK Tram, the […]

Features | 22nd February 2019 Read

New Events, New Management, Same Fantastic Views!

Snaefell Cafe and Restaurant is due to open its doors on the same day as Snaefell Mountain Railway commences its operation for the season – Tuesday 26th March. The difference this year is that the cafe is under new management, with Caterleisure taking over the operation. Stuart Peacock, Chairman for Caterleisure ‘We are delighted to […]

Industry News | 19th February 2019 Read

Infrastructure Production Manager vacancy – Stagecoach Supertram

POSITION:                Infrastructure Production Manager LOCATION:                   Nunnery Depot, Sheffield REPORTS TO:               Head of Engineering DURATION OF ROLE:  Permanent HOURS OF DUTY:        37 hours per week SALARY:                        £49,000 – £51,500 p.a. depending on experience   An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Infrastructure Production Manager role in our Fixed Equipment Maintenance (FEM) department at Stagecoach Supertram in Sheffield. […]

Features | 12th February 2019 Read

Isle of Man Transport Win Another Award!

Saturday evening saw the Heritage Railway Association (HRA) awards ceremony in London, where Douglas Bay Horse Tram was announced as the winner for Outstanding Visitor Experience in the Small Groups category. This will be the fourth award in 2019 for Isle of Man Transport who early this year collected a trio of wins for the Manx Electric Railway. Including […]

Features | 7th February 2019 Read

Light Rail review signals step change – UKTram

Plans by the Government to carry out a full review on the potential for new light rail schemes could herald a step change for public transport across the country. UK Tram, which represents the light rail sector, welcomed the Government’s ‘Call for Evidence’ announced today (Thursday) as a landmark occasion and said new tramways and […]