Tram

Manchester Metrolink on a city street
The return of the tram to city streets has been a success story. Find out how we are working to bring the benefits of modern trams to more of our urban centres.

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What light rail can do for cities

February, 2005

This report sets out the case for investing in light rail. It is based on a detailed review of the available evidence held by the promoters of schemes in the UK looking at the benefits that have been delivered so far and how these have been achieved.

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New deal on funding and powers essential to keep cities moving forward, stresses Urban Transport Group

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 

Further devolution of rail services, greater funding for buses and reform of taxi and Private Hire Vehicle legislation – these are just three parts of a new deal on funding and powers that is required to keep the UK’s cities moving forward.

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Tram inquiry gets underway

Monday, October 26, 2009
Manchester Metrolink

The joint inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group (APPLRG) and pteg will hold its first hearing on Tuesday 27th October at the House of Commons.

The Chair of the inquiry, Paul Rowen MP, today said:

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Joint call for trams to be treated fairly

Monday, July 20, 2009
Sheffield Supertram

As the Government revises its major scheme business case guidance, Campaign for Better Transport and pteg [1] have called for an end to the discrimination against trams.

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pteg sets out agenda on where next for UK light rail

Wednesday, June 25, 2008
A tram in Zurich, Switzerland

Speaking at the well attended All Party Light Rail Group’s Parliamentary reception last night (24th June), Geoff Inskip (Director General of Centro and lead Director General for pteg on light rail issues) set out the perspective of Britain’s big city transport authorities on where next for moder

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PTEs and TfL reaffirm commitment to the tram

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Launching a new brochure on ‘what modern trams can do for cities’, Britain’s largest bloc of tram promoters – TfL and pteg – today, reaffirmed their commitment to developing and promoting tram schemes.

Chair of pteg, and Director General of Centro, Rob Donald, said:

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PTAs respond to Government tram decisions

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Responding to the recent decision by the Government to refuse funding for new tram schemes in Leeds, Merseyside and South Hampshire, Cllr Mark Dowd, Chair of the PTA special interest group (which brings together leading councillors from all seven of the UK’s PTAs), said:

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PTAs respond to Government tram decisions

Friday, December 2, 2005

Responding to the recent decision by the Government to refuse funding for new tram schemes in Leeds, Merseyside and South Hampshire, Cllr Mark Dowd, Chair of the PTA special interest group (which brings together leading councillors from all seven of the UK’s PTAs), said:

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Select Committee puts light rail back on track

Sunday, April 3, 2005

The UK’s largest bloc of light rail promoters gave its wholehearted backing today to a new report from the House of Commons Transport Select Committee on the future of light rail and modern trams.

Chair of pteg, Kieran Preston said:

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