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Industry News | 30th September 2019 Read

Celebrating excellence and innovation at the 2019 Global Light Rail Awards

The Global Light Rail Awards is the perfect occasion to join the sector in celebrating its excellence and innovation over the past 12 months – the ceremony takes place at London’s Honourable Artillery Company this Wednesday (October 2). Well-known as the industry’s ‘Oscars’, this event is hosted for another year by broadcaster, journalist and light […]

Industry News | 25th September 2019 Read

California cycle ride sees Dan from UK Tram raise charity cash

UK Tram Technical Officer, Dan Hill, has donated nearly £4,500 to an AIDS charity after taking part in a gruelling cycle ride on the other side of the Atlantic. Friends and colleagues from across the light rail industry helped Dan raise the cash as he trained for the annual AidsLifeCycle in California. The 545-mile bike […]

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 […]

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