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Magazine puts LRSSB in the spotlight

LRSSB Chief Executive, Carl Williams, has outlined the organisation’s plans for the future and its successes to date in a wide-ranging interview for a leading transport sector magazine.

Hot topics covered in LRSSB newsletter

New guidance on stray currents and a review of documents on medical fitness are among the topics covered in the latest issue of the LRSSB monthly newsletter. The roundup of the organisation’s news also includes an update on revisions to Tramway Principles and Guidance and you can read all about it here.

Consultation on medical fitness guidance

Safety professionals from across the light rail sector are helping to develop comprehensive, up-to-date guidance covering the management of workplace medical fitness.

Training boost for database development

A project that aims to build a valuable resource for light rail health and safety professionals will take a major step forward in March with the resumption of critical software training.

Tramways Principles and Guidance update

Following a routine review, an updated version of the Tramways Principles and Guidance (LRG 1.0) document has been published on the LRSSB web portal.

Comprehensive guide to stray current management

New guidance aimed at reducing and managing the risks associated with stray electrical currents on tramways and other light rail systems has been published by the LRSSB.

Call for Non-Executive Director nominations

The LRSSB is inviting nominations for an unpaid Non-Executive Director to represent Light Rail Operators on the organisation’s board.

Newsletter showcases safety topics

The implications of Brexit on light rail safety standards are among the topics put under the spotlight in the latest issue of the LRSSB newsletter. The first issue of 2021 also includes information on the publication of new guidance documents covering audible warnings and tramway signage, as well as news of an innovative project utilising […]

Sector set to benefit from AI research

Light rail operators across the UK are being offered the chance to benefit from the latest artificial intelligence and virtual reality research funded by the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board.

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).