Construction work to get underway in Dudley for the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension
The project to deliver the new Metro extension between Wednesbury and Brierley will intensify this spring when main construction works get underway in Dudley.
Urban Transport Group brings together past and present Nexus leaders
The Urban Transport Group is bringing together the former boss of Nexus (the public body which operates the Tyne and Wear Metro) Mike Parker and its current Director General Tobyn Hughes for a special event to celebrate 40 years of the unique and pioneering light rail system.
LRSSB calls for Non-Executive Director nominations
The LRSSB is inviting nominations for an unpaid Non-Executive Director to represent Light Rail Operators on the organisation’s board.
Light rail training in the spotlight during National Apprenticeship Week
The importance of specialist training programmes to the growth of light rail in the UK has been put in the spotlight by sector leaders during National Apprenticeship Week (February 8–14). UKTram is already playing a key role in helping to shape future apprenticeship programmes alongside a host of other initiatives designed to bridge a growing […]
Light rail news round up 4th February 2021
In light rail news this week – vaccination centre at NET park & ride site, concession pass restrictions eased in the West Midlands, kids pack from Blackpool, new Tyne & Wear trains to be manufactured from later this year and LRSSB updates members with latest newsletter. An ambitious project to develop and refresh new standards […]