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 ...
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