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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.

General 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.

ORR Guidance

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).

Technical Guidance

Our Technical Guidance Notes (TGN) cover significant issues relating to the light rail sector. You can access these notes below.

Tramway Principles & Guidance – Formal Industry Guidance, replacing OPR RSP2

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TGN11(2) – Determination of Tramway Wheel and Rail Profiles to Minimise Derailment

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TGN1 Scoping Report – Protection and Diversion of Apparatus

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TGN1 Phase 2 – Guideline 3 – The Causes and Control of Cost Creep and Cost Escalstion

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TGN1 Phase 2 – Guideline 2 – Mitigation of Utility Diversion Requirements

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TGN1 Phase 2 – Guideline 1 – Standard Methodology for Assessing Utilities’ Work Requirements

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TGN1 – National Telephone Company v Baker

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TGN1 – Reponses Sent to Promoters/Operators, Continental Operators and Utility Companies

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TGN1 – Diversion and Protection Apparatus

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TGN11(1) – Guide for Managing Wheel-Rail Interface of Light Rail and Tramway Systmes

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TGN9 – Proposed Guidance for Tramway Performance Measuring Regime

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TGN8 – Commercial Structure

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TGN7 – Analysis of Quantitative Research on Quality Attributes for Trams

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TGN4(2) – Operational Noise and Vibration – Phase 2 Reports

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TGN4(1) – Operational Noise and Vibration – Phase 1 Reports

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TGN3A – Segregated Tramway Crossings Guidance

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TGN3(4) – Signing and Marketing of Tramways

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TGN3(3) – Signing of Tramways and Highway Interface

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TGN3(2) Signs, Markings & Signal Tramcars

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TGN3(1) – Signing of Tramways and Highway Interface – Comparison and Recommendations

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TGN1 Summary Report: Guide to Dealing with Utilities and their Apparatus

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