Latest Safety News

Updated guidance on electromagnetic compatibility

The Light Rail Safety and Standards Board has published updated guidance to help sponsors of new tramway systems to meet current legislation on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).

‘Business as usual’ for light rail post-Brexit

Sector leaders have reported ‘business as usual’ for UK light rail following the country’s exit from the EU and the end of the transition period on December 31.

Comprehensive guidance on signage and markings

A comprehensive guide to tramway signage and other safety-critical markings has been published by the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board.

Guidance on audio warnings published

New, updated guidance on the testing of audible warning systems has been published by the organisation responsible for further enhancing light rail safety.

Latest news from the LRSSB

As the end of the year approaches, we’ve published the second issue of our newsletter to help keep stakeholders updated on our activities over the last few months of 2020. Alongside a welcome from our new Chief Executive Carl Williams, it includes summaries of several key projects, including the development of new hazard perception tool […]

Training boost for database development

The first of a series of training events has marked the first steps towards building a comprehensive database of risks assessments for the light rail sector.

Light rail to adopt risk management model

The organisation responsible for further improving light rail safety is set to play a leading role in the adoption of a sector-wide model for risk management.

AI boost for light rail safety

Artificial intelligence and virtual reality are proving a further boost to tram safety with the development of new software.

LRSSB project scoops safety award

The world’s first comprehensive safety study of driver monitoring technology has won sector-wide recognition.

Launch of first LRSSB Newsletter

This week we’ve stepped up our engagement with stakeholders with the launch of our first LRSSB Newsletter.