Trams fitted with face masks!
On Monday 22 June, Scottish Government made it mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport.
UKTram-backed safety project sees further progress
Edinburgh Trams and IHF Ltd are progressing a project aiming to improve the safety of drivers and mobile workers by using wearable technology. The Driver Innovation Safety Challenge (DISC) aims to support the development of a smart wrist or arm band which can monitor and analyse drivers’ and mobile workers’ fatigue and wellbeing levels. Algorithms […]
DfT figures reflect impact of coronavirus restrictions
New figures from the Department for Transport demonstrate the need for continued support for the light rail sector in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Light rail news roundup
With last week’s government announcement that more coronavirus restrictions are to be lifted at the weekend, light rail operators have been preparing for an expected increase in customer numbers.
Tram capacity the ‘hot topic’ during online meeting
The impact of new customer travel patterns in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic proved one of the main topics of discussion at UKTrams’ fourth virtual Light Rail Operators Committee ‘Sounding Board’ meeting.