Light rail operators have been granted up to £56 million in government funding to help run services as coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions are lifted.
West Midlands 5G (WM5G) has developed a 5G-connected tram as part of a regional transport trial.
The Government has announced an additional £33 million of coronavirus funding to support light rail and tram operators in the Midlands and the north of England.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is injecting £67.8 million in funding for tram services in the North and the Midlands to help keep services running.
A little more than 100 miles of track will be electrified: as it is the central part of a plan to rejuvenate the Valley Lines around Cardiff.
Tram travel is hugely popular in the seven areas that have a service, yet only one more tramway is planned in the UK. Paul Clifton explains why
Dan Jarvis, Mayor of the Sheffield City Region has secured a further £1 million to maintain public transport services in the city region.