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Members News | 6th July 2020 Read

Trams fitted with face masks!

On Monday 22 June, Scottish Government made it mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport.

Industry News | 6th July 2020 Read

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 […]

Industry News | 1st July 2020 Read

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.

Industry News | 30th June 2020 Read

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.

Industry News | 30th June 2020 Read

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.

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