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Tram operators warned on non-stop movements

ROAD SAFETY

13 October 2017
 

Tramway operators have been advised to assess the additional risks where trams pass through stops without pausing, after an investigation into a pedestrian’s death in Sheffield in December.

Following a different fatal accident, red cycle lanes will be installed at five Edinburgh locations to encourage cyclists to cross tramlines at safe angles.

The Sheffield accident occurred when a pedestrian crossed the tracks at Woodbourn Road stop in front of a tram bound for Meadowhall. Since nobody...

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