Here you have access to a huge library of documents relevant to tram operators and partners. These are divided into three sections; General Guidance Notes, Office of Rail Regulation notes and Technical Guidance Notes.
UK Tram produces a wide selection of general guidance notes to help industry partners address specific issues, reduce costs and the time taken to develop light rail projects. You can view these documents below.
Download GuideBriefing Paper Costs of Light Rail Schemes
Download GuideGuidance Note for Promoters Considering Light Rail, Ultra Light Rail and PRT
Download GuideGuidance Note for Promoters Considering Light Rail
Download GuideGuidance Note for Promoters Considering Ultra Light Rail
Download GuideGuidance Note for Promoters Considering PRT
Download GuideCustomer Satisfaction Survey Autumn 2016
Download Guide2001 Bus & Coach Approval
Download GuideVisibility of Motor Vechile
Download GuideType Approval Directive
Download GuideCouncil Directive Glazing 2
Download GuideCouncil Directive Glazing
Download GuideRAIB Interim Report: Croydon Tram
Download GuideInvestigation into the Economic Impacts on Cities of Investment in Light Rail Systems
Below you can access a series of guidance notes produced by UK Tram and the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR), led by Her Majesty's Inspector of Railways (HMRI).
Our Technical Guidance Notes (TGN) cover significant issues relating to the light rail sector. You can access these notes below.
Download GuideTGN11(2) – Determination of Tramway Wheel and Rail Profiles to Minimise Derailment
Download GuideTGN1 Scoping Report – Protection and Diversion of Apparatus
Download GuideTGN1 Phase 2 – Guideline 3 – The Causes and Control of Cost Creep and Cost Escalstion
Download GuideTGN1 Phase 2 – Guideline 2 – Mitigation of Utility Diversion Requirements
Download GuideTGN1 Phase 2 – Guideline 1 – Standard Methodology for Assessing Utilities’ Work Requirements
Download GuideTGN1 – National Telephone Company v Baker
Download GuideTGN1 – Reponses Sent to Promoters/Operators, Continental Operators and Utility Companies
Download GuideTGN1 – Diversion and Protection Apparatus
Download GuideTGN11(1) – Guide for Managing Wheel-Rail Interface of Light Rail and Tramway Systmes
Download GuideTGN9 – Proposed Guidance for Tramway Performance Measuring Regime
Download GuideTGN8 – Commercial Structure
Download GuideTGN7 – Analysis of Quantitative Research on Quality Attributes for Trams
Download GuideTGN4(2) – Operational Noise and Vibration – Phase 2 Reports
Download GuideTGN4(1) – Operational Noise and Vibration – Phase 1 Reports
Download GuideTGN1 Summary Report: Guide to Dealing with Utilities and their Apparatus