Edinburgh Council to consult on tram extension

A public consultation is expected to be carried out to inform the Strategic Business Case for a tram route from Granton to Edinburgh’s BioQuarter and beyond. On Thursday (1 February), the city’s Transport and Environment Committee will hear about a recommended north – south tram line, which would extend the existing network between the Airport […]

TfGM releases more footage of trams and vehicles to encourage drivers to Be Tram Aware

More footage of collisions between trams and vehicles has been released as part of ongoing efforts to ensure drivers remain ‘tram aware’ when driving near the Metrolink. In February, Transport for Greater Manchester issued a short video showing cars and heavy goods vehicles colliding with trams across the Metrolink network. The latest video again shows drivers pulling […]

Trams could be a part of Surrey’s public transport network in the future

Trams into Surrey have been raised as one “very possible solution” to improving public transport with the expansion of the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) As reported by Highways News last week, the zone’s expansion was confirmed on Friday (November 25), and Elmbridge councillors had discussed the matter with a Transport for London (TfL) […]

Supertram on track for £8.6m upgrade

A £8.6m funding package for South Yorkshire’s Supertram system has been given the green light by local leaders, to pay for urgent renewal work on the tracks and trams. A further £4.3m has been approved to make the case to Government for significant additional investment in Supertram, as parts of the system come to the […]

TfGM launched tram aware campaign after several accidents

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has launched a new campaign to ensure motorists are ‘tram aware’ as traffic levels start to increase. There were 122 road traffic collisions involving motorists (77), cyclists (10) or pedestrians (35) on the Metrolink network between April 2019 and March 2021. While the number of collisions remains very small compared […]


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