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Industry News | 28th August 2020 Read

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 […]

Industry News | 27th August 2020 Read

Light rail news roundup

Organisations operating in the light rail sector are being invited to take part in a pilot scheme aimed at testing the latest wearable technology that’s being developed to improve tram safety. A partnership of public and private sector organisations, led by Edinburgh Trams with the support of UKTram and Transport for Edinburgh, the Driver Innovation […]

Industry News | 25th August 2020 Read

Setting new standards for tram technicians

UKTram is continuing to drive professional standards across the light rail sector with the launch of a new initiative aimed at traction and rolling stock technicians.

Industry News | 18th August 2020 Read

Light rail news roundup

A leading industry figure has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the organisation responsible for strengthening safety standards across the UK’s light rail sector. For more than 25 years, Carl Williams has worked in public transport operations and maintenance and brings a wealth of experience to the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board. […]

Industry News | 18th August 2020 Read

Light rail safety body appoints CEO

A leading industry figure has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the organisation responsible for strengthening safety standards across the UK’s light rail sector.

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