Light rail

Blackpool Trams extension to open on 12 June

Major extension to open after delays caused by hotel construction

A Metrolink tram at Cornbrook on 27 August 2022. Philip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 decision leaves ‘major gap’ in rail strategy – NIC

Comprehensive and long-term strategy needed, says National Infrastructure Commission

Ready for opening at last: West Midlands Metro tram No 57 at Wolverhampton station on a driver familarisation trip on the new extension on 29 August 2023. John Whitehouse News Premium

Trams finally reach Wolverhampton station

New extension opened on 17 September

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Light rail safety body adds value – ORR

An ORR review has found the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board is adding value to the sector - but there is more that can be done.

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£150m support for bus and light rail in England

Funding for light rail and bus operators in England has been extended by the government.

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Technological advances mean future systems could break with convention...

Light rail networks take a hit

LIGHT RAIL and metro operators mirrored heavy rail operators in
reducing services...