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LRSSB 5 Jan 2024 Landmark year ahead as LRSSB leads on light rail safety 5 Jan 2024 Building on a series of successes over the past 12 months, the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board will continue to grow and evolve, and is on track to deliver even more support for the sector in 2024. Already established as the driving force behind improvements to tramway safety, the organisation is now well set to lead a new era of risk reduction on networks across the UK. In a New Year message to the sector, its Chief Executive, Carl Williams, said that plans are in place to further strengthen its expert team while forging new partnerships with key stakeholders. “2024 promises to be one of the most important years in the history of the organisation as we look towards even closer collaboration with statutory bodies and sector professionals,” he explained. “In the closing weeks of 2023, we entered a landmark agreement with the Office of Rail and Road by signing a Memorandum of Understanding that will see us working hand-in-hand with the regulator on cross-industry health and safety initiatives and specialist policy topics. “Representing a huge vote of confidence in the LRSSB by the regulator, the MoU also outlined how we collaborate on research into new technology while collaborating on the continued development of our pioneering Tram Accident and Incident Reporting systemLRSSB
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For public transport to become a force in dealing with urban congestion, carbon reduction, improving air quality and to be an attractive alternative to the car, it must be built quickly and operate affordably.

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  • Light rail systems have proven track record
  • Growing the public transport market
  • Creating modal shift in some cases 32%
  • Supporting regeneration , renewal and inward regeneration
  • Assisting in the creation off a new urban framework
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  • Will drastically reduce the nations carbon footprint
  • Can be used to re-engineer city districts
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