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 […]
Positive response to draft occupational standards
An ambitious project to develop and refresh new standards for light rail engineering roles has received a positive response from professionals across the sector.
Fly-through footage shows first glimpse of what Metro extension is set to look like
A computer-generated fly-through released today gives a glimpse into the future showing how the much-anticipated Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension is set to look in Dudley town centre.
Light rail news round up 28th January 2021
In this weeks light rail news – proposals for more stops on Metrolink, app payments for parking in Tyne & Wear, Sunday service on NET trams and reduced frequency on Sheffield Tram-Train, plus wildlife and art project at Seaton and new EMC guidance from LRSSB. Sector-wide trials of a new prototype wearable device mark a […]
Successful first tram trials of wearable biometrics technology
A pioneering project using biometric monitoring technology to further boost light rail safety has taken a major step forward with sector-wide trials of a new prototype wearable device.