Fare evasion on trams falls by a third as part of crackdown by Metrolink

Fare evasion on Greater Manchester’s tram network has fallen by a third as part of an ongoing crackdown by Metrolink with support from the TravelSafe Partnership. With more KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) staff carrying out ticket inspections, fare evasion has fallen...

Residents invited for a bird’s eye view of how Mid Cornwall Metro will transform transport links in Cornwall

Residents have been encouraged to attend an event at the Hotel Victoria in Newquay on Friday 9 February (10am - 7pm) and Saturday 10 February (10am - 4pm) when they'll be able to see for themselves how the Mid...

Stadler completes new depot for new Tyne and Wear Metro fleet

Stadler has finished building a new state of the art depot, which will accommodate the fleet of 46 METRO trains being manufactured for the Tyne and Wear Metro. Boasting enviable green credentials and a range of innovative features, the...

Transport for Greater Manchester extends Metrolink operator contract until 2027

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has welcomed an extension to the Metrolink Operations and Maintenance contract with KeolisAmey Metrolink Ltd (KAM), which will see the company continue to operate and maintain the UK’s largest tram network from July 2024...

Major modernisation works planned on Metro in early 2024

A packed programme of modernisation work including track and overhead line renewal is to be carried out on the Tyne and Wear Metro in the first three months of the new year. Nexus, the public body which owns and manages...

Reopening the Treherbert railway line

The Treherbert railway line will reopen to passengers in February 2024, following a huge upgrade as part of the South Wales Metro project. Transport for Wales (TfW) and partners have removed some of the oldest railway infrastructure in Wales, and...

Quakers Yard reopened as Metro works progress

Quakers Yard railway station will reopen to passengers on Monday 18 December following infrastructure upgrade works.  As part of the South Wales Metro project, Transport for Wales (TfW) has upgraded the station from a single platform to double, installed a...

New Metro train unveiled to special interest groups

Nexus has held a series of visits for special interest groups to experience the new Metro trains - and see how their feedback has shaped the final design. The groups, including people with visual and hearing impairments, physical and learning...

Sidings for new Metro trains are completed at the new £70m Gosforth Depot

The final stabling areas for all 46 new Metro trains is in the final stages of completion with all tracks successfully installed as part of the £70m rebuild of Gosforth Depot. The old Metro depot buildings were demolished over the...

New Metro trains take the strain during traction power testing

The new Metro trains have proved that they can take strain on a series of traction power tests over the network’s curves and gradients. Stadler’s Class 555 trains were put through this latest round of testing to evaluate their horsepower...

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Line re-opens between Aylesbury and Amersham after emergency landslip repairs

Network Rail has thanked passengers after completing major emergency repairs to the railway in Stoke Mandeville following a landslip...