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Industry News | 16th September 2019 Read

Polar Express returns to Devon

The Polar Express™ is coming to Seaton Tramway on selected dates through November and December. Families can take a once in a lifetime trip on a magical tram ride to Santa’s home at the North Pole in one of the specially decorated single deck tramcars. Passengers are encouraged to travel in their favourite pyjamas whilst […]

Industry News | 12th September 2019 Read

Summit call for shared vision

The new leader of an organisation representing light rail in the UK has pledged to unite the sector in a shared vision for the future. Delivering the key note address at a high-profile industry summit, George Lowder MBE also issued a rallying call to members of UK Tram to help build an increasingly strong case […]

Industry News | 3rd September 2019 Read

Successful tram test on new track for the Birmingham Westside extension

Trams arrived in Victoria Square for the first time as a gauge test of newly installed track for the Birmingham Westside extension was successfully completed. Followed by a team of Midland Metro Alliance engineers, the West Midlands Metro Urbos 3 made the after-hours journey from Grand Central, in another clear sign that the project is […]

Industry News | 2nd September 2019 Read

Success of light rail in summit spotlight

The success of light rail as a sustainable solution to the UK’s urban transport challenges will be put in the spotlight at a high-profile industry summit next week. Bringing together professionals from across the sector, the annual event organised by UK Tram is being staged during a landmark year for light rail. Alongside record-breaking patronage […]

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 […]

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