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  • Meeting to explore training provision

    A new initiative aimed at helping to source the most appropriate safety training for light rail operators has been launched by the LRSSB.

  • Plan update highlights LRSSB successes

    The organisation responsible for driving tramway safety is on course to successfully deliver a programme of key projects aimed at further reducing the risk of harm or injury on UK networks.

  • New technology put under the spotlight by heads of safety

    Light rail safety professionals have been given an insightful demonstration of an innovative system that combines obstacle detection with overspeed monitoring and collision avoidance technology.

  • New guidance on OLE training and competency

    Rigorous training overseen with exemplary competence has been a key factor in maintaining the excellent safety record of Light Rail in the UK, and new guidance has just been published to help ensure this continues.

  • Enhanced TAIR system goes ‘live’

    In a major boost to future light rail safety, an upgraded Tram Accident and Incident Reporting (TAIR) system is now ‘live’ following the completion of successful testing.

  • Minimising risks associated with contracted works

    Construction and maintenance work inevitably involves an element of risk, but new guidance aims to reduce the chances of an accidents involving contracted work on tramways.

  • Final phase of testing for enhanced TAIR system

    Ahead of ‘going live’ later this month, major upgrades to the Tram Accident and Incident Reporting (TAIR) system have been given the green light by a team of light rail safety professionals.

  • Get ‘OnTrack’ with the news from LRSSB and UKTram

    Catch up with all the recent news from UKTram and the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board in the Spring issue of OnTrack, now available to download here.

  • New video sets out sector risk framework

    Key projects to further reduce the risk of tramway accidents have been highlighted in a new video from the organisation responsible for driving light rail safety.

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