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North East Transport Plan Consultation 2022Members of the public are being asked to have their say on the new North East Rail and Metro Strategy (NERMS) which highlights the region’s rail and Metro ambitions and what the network could look like by 2035. Developed on behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee, the strategy outlines the important part rail plays in the day-to-day lives of local people both now and in the future. It follows the adoption of the region’s shared vision for transport, the North East Transport Plan in 2021Nexus
Why choose Light Rail?

What is Light Rail & Trams today?

For public transport to become a force in dealing with urban congestion, carbon reduction, improving air quality and to be an attractive alternative to the car, it must be built quickly and operate affordably.

Some benefits:

  • Light rail systems have proven track record
  • Growing the public transport market
  • Creating modal shift in some cases 32%
  • Supporting regeneration , renewal and inward regeneration
  • Assisting in the creation off a new urban framework
  • An extremely green mode of transport
  • Will drastically reduce the nations carbon footprint
  • Can be used to re-engineer city districts
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Whats going on?

Latest News

  • 7-8 November 2022

    Digital Rail Live

    London, UK

  • 18-19/05/2025

    European Light Rail Congress

    Ibcaja Patio de la Infanta - Zaragoza, Spain

  • 7-8 November 2022

    Digital Rail Live

    London, UK

  • 25/05/2022

    Air Quality News Conference

    The Midland Hotel, Manchester

  • 28/01/2021

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