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09Aug

The UK Light Rail Conference looks for innovative solutions to improve the challenges of climate change brought about by the transport industry.

‘Addressing the challenges of climate change offers a massive opportunity for light rail’, was the key theme at this year’s UK Light Rail Conference #UKLRC19, hosted in the trendy Media City area of Manchester from 23 – 24 July 2019. We hear from AssessTech’s Sally Brinkley on her key takeaways from the conference.

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03Jun

Taking back control: the role of cities in light rail

With cities continuing to grow and more powers being devolved from central government, the way that transport schemes are being developed is changing.  This puts light rail in the driving seat.

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25May

The 5 C’s of the 21st Century Depot

Adam Collins of SNC-Lavalin analyses the challenges of the modern depot and looks at how technology may transform how we operate and maintain both vehicles and infrastructure.

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16May

CYBER SECURITY – RESPONSIBILITIES AND SAFEGUARDS

With potentially devastating disruption seen across both public and private networks in May, Kevin Bell from Bond Dickinson examines some of the threats to transport systems.

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10May

It’s not all about the spin…

Ahead of his presentation at the 12th Annual UK Light Rail Conference, Dr Stuart Thomson considers the vital, and often overlooked role, of stakeholder engagement.

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01Mar

Is 2017 the year of the driverless breakthrough?

Throughout 2016, not a month went by without the announcement of a new driver-less automobile trial or a new record claim. The world seems to be embracing the technology to create autonomous vehicles, with all the big names you’d expect present and correct.The race is on!

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22Dec

Fast and effective tram driver route training

Tram-Pro takes tram driver training simulation to the next level. Innovative and dynamic with state of the art graphics and powerful analysis tools it has transformed the way, and the time, that training is conducted resulting in a robust, cost effective outcome.

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