Transport for London has begun early market engagement for the potential retrofitting of automated vehicle speed monitoring and driver vigilance devices to the Tramlink light rail fleet. This follows a fatal accident on November 8 2016, when a tram travelling at approximately 70 km/h on a section of line with a speed limit of 20 km/h derailed on a curve at Sandilands Junction in Croydon. Seven passengers were killed and 51 injured. TfL’s London Trams division envisages that an Automatic ...
New story alerts
Back us on Patreon
LR is built on community support. Just £1 a month helps us keep writing.Back us on Patreon
Join us for a pint! Our meetups are on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Recent Active Articles
- Aleks on Friday Reads – 23 August 2019 (14:55, 25 August 2019)
- RogerB on Hammersmith Bridge: The signs are not good. (22:31, 24 August 2019)
- Brian Butterworth on The Queen vs DfT: Questioning the East Anglia Franchise (15:39, 23 August 2019)
- ngh on TfL Settlement: GOBLIN To Be Electrified, West Anglia Franchise Devolved (13:43, 23 August 2019)
- Taz on SSR: Towards the Proposed March 2020 Timetable (20:44, 22 August 2019)