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Welcome to the Light Rail
Safety and Standards Board

Setting the standards for
light rail safety

Established in 2018, the Light Rail Safety & Standards Board is committed to further improvements to what is already one of the safest forms of public transport.

Drawing on experience and expertise from across the sector, it brings all aspects of light rail safety under one roof while providing a central resource where colleagues can access the latest guidance and standards documentation.

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LRSSB praised by retiring Director of Railway Safety

The outgoing Director of Railway Safety at the Office of Rail and Road has praised the work of the LRSSB during a high-profile transport event.

Tram campaign targets pedestrians during Rail Safety Week

A national campaign to enhance pedestrian safety around UK tramways is off to a flying start as transport operators come together for Rail Safety Week (June 24 – 30).

First podcast puts Chief Executive in the spotlight

The LRSSB’s pivotal role in driving further advances in light rail safety and setting new standards for the sector to follow has been highlighted in the first of a series of podcasts.

LRSSB support for Tram/Train study

An ambitious project to set new guidance for future ‘Tram/Train’ schemes is being backed by the organisation driving tramway safety.

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Light Rail Safety and Standards Board is committed to further improving safety in the light rail industry.

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