Successful first tram trials of wearable biometrics technology
A pioneering project using biometric monitoring technology to further boost light rail safety has taken a major step forward with sector-wide trials of a new prototype wearable device.
Project aims to help overcome barriers to tram expansion
A new project by UKTram aims to help promoters navigate one of the complex statutory processes associated with developing new light rail projects.
Edinburgh Trams and IHF to launch FOCUS+ Pilot
The name FOCUS+ has been selected for the solution developed as part of the Driver Innovation Safety Challenge (DISC) project. This new name reflects the aim of DISC to deliver a secure and performant wearable technology solution able to improve the safety of drivers and mobile workers by monitoring their fatigue and wellbeing levels. DISC […]
Embedded rail project set to reduce costs and disruption
Engineers from across the light rail sector are joining forces on a project with the potential to save tramway owners and operators hundreds of thousands of pounds in maintenance costs while improving network reliability.
Documentary highlights the benefits of light rail
A specially commissioned documentary has been launched to recognise the huge positive impact modern tramways can have in key UK cities. Featuring successful systems in the areas including the West Midlands, Nottingham, Manchester and Edinburgh, the film also showcases the economic argument for investment in light rail and can be viewed here. Commissioned by UK […]