Light rail summit to be rescheduled with extended agenda
In response to feedback from members, UK Tram is rescheduling a high-profile light rail summit that was planned for September.
Light rail news roundup
With the lifting of more coronavirus restrictions, progress is being reported on various ongoing projects, including an initiative that aims to enhance safety across the light rail sector.
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.