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Industry News | 27th January 2021 Read

Successful first tram trials of wearable biometrics technology

A pioneering project using biometric monitoring technology to further boost light rail safety has taken a major step forward with sector-wide trials of a new prototype wearable device.

Industry News | 26th November 2020 Read

Project aims to help overcome barriers to tram expansion

A new project by UKTram aims to help promoters navigate one of the complex statutory processes associated with developing new light rail projects.

Industry News | 28th August 2020 Read

Edinburgh Trams and IHF to launch FOCUS+ Pilot

The name FOCUS+ has been selected for the solution developed as part of the Driver Innovation Safety Challenge (DISC) project. This new name reflects the aim of DISC to deliver a secure and performant wearable technology solution able to improve the safety of drivers and mobile workers by monitoring their fatigue and wellbeing levels. DISC […]

Industry News | 7th February 2020 Read

Embedded rail project set to reduce costs and disruption

Engineers from across the light rail sector are joining forces on a project with the potential to save tramway owners and operators hundreds of thousands of pounds in maintenance costs while improving network reliability.

Industry News | 24th July 2019 Read

Documentary highlights the benefits of light rail

A specially commissioned documentary has been launched to recognise the huge positive impact modern tramways can have in key UK cities. Featuring successful systems in the areas including the West Midlands, Nottingham, Manchester and Edinburgh, the film also showcases the economic argument for investment in light rail and can be viewed here. Commissioned by UK […]

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