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Members News | 25th July 2019 Read

Skills training boost for tram recruitment

An innovative training scheme has delivered a significant recruitment boost for the region’s expanding tram network. West Midlands Metro joined forces with two local colleges to drive an initiative aimed at equipping people with the skills needed to apply for jobs created by the future expansion of the tramway. Now, nine people from the first […]

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 […]

Features | 8th July 2019 Read

Rolling Stock Manager Vacancy – West Midlands Metro

Midland Metro Ltd operates and maintains the West Midlands Metro tram network and is a new company owned by the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Features | 28th June 2019 Read

Conference Set to Boost Investment Case for Light Rail

Maximising investment in light rail in a bid to tackle rising urban congestion and pollution will be a key theme at the UK’s major industry conference in Manchester this month. The 14th Annual UK Light Rail Conference and exhibition takes place amid resurgent interest in one of the most environmentally-friendly forms of transport and the sector’s representative body, […]

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