An ambitious project to create a fully integrated risk management framework for light rail has been put under the spotlight in a leading trade publication.
The LRSSB has further expanded its online reference library to include an updated version of its guidance for Managing the Wheel-Rail Interface for light rail systems.
Specific guidance on how to manage rail breaks and minimise the resulting disruption to services has been published by the LRSSB.
While 2021 proved a challenge due to the continued impact of the coronavirus pandemic, progress in a number of key areas will see the LRSSB look forward to the year ahead with renewed confidence.
Detailed guidance on how to make tramways and similar urban transit systems as safe as possible for cyclists is now available to download from the LRSSB’s growing online reference library.
Extensive research into reducing the frequency and impact of breaks in embedded rail is set to shape new guidance from the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board.
A Good Practice Guide for Managing the Wheel-Rail Interface of light rail and tramway systems has been revised and revived to enhance safety across the sector.
Building on the work of a light rail engineering group, the LRSSB has completed the first draft of a new publication covering the management of a key element of tramway infrastructure.
A key component of the LRSSB’s operating structure is to be renamed alongside an update of its membership and objectives.
A growing online library of light rail safety documents now includes updated guidance on the design and management of tramway crossings for pedestrians, cyclists and other non-motorised road users.
The Light Rail Safety and Standards Board has welcomed the launch of a planned review of its work by the Office of Rail and Road.
UKTram and the organisation responsible for light rail safety have scooped a series of prestigious accolades at a high-profile event celebrating excellence across the sector.
Comprehensive guidance on fatigue management within the light rail sector […]
UKTram and the organisation responsible for light rail safety are in the running for multiple awards at a high-profile event celebrating excellence across the sector.
The organisation responsible for further strengthening safety standards across the light rail sector has announced another high-profile appointment to its non-executive board.
The organisation responsible for driving light rail safety has joined forces with the British Standards Institute to make it even easier to access relevant national and international guidance documents.
Two senior figures from the light rail sector have been appointed to the board of the organisation responsible for strengthening safety standards across the UK’s tram and metro systems.
New, updated guidance on the testing of audible warning systems […]
Drawing on extensive consultations with safety professionals from across the […]