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Battery power for Spanish trams

A Midland Metro tram, in Spain, is currently being fitted with hi- tech batteries allowing it to run over stretches of track with no overhead power cables. Tram 18 was split in two and loaded onto flatbed lorries to make the journey from Wednesbury to the factory in Zaragoza, Spain, where it was made. Tram […]

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The First Vocational Qualification for Light Rail and Tram Drivers is Now Available

The first dedicated vocational qualification for light rail and tram drivers, the Level 2 National Vocational Qualification Diploma in Rail Services (Tram/Light Rail Vehicle Driving), has been launched following approval by awarding organisation, City and Guilds. The new qualification...

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Surprise as Queen attends Elizabeth line opening

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