UKTram and Pre Metro Operations offers its full support to those involved in dealing with the recent incident on the Croydon Tramlink system. Our thoughts are with those involved in the incident and their families and friends.
The UK Tram and Light Rail industry prides itself as being one of the safest modes of public transport and strives to maintain high standards in safety. Our tramways and light railways operate over 25 million vehicle miles, carrying over 300 million passengers each year with very few major incidents.
The class of tram involved in the Croydon incident is one that is widely used across European tramway systems.
UKTram is fully supporting the investigation into this incident along with the ORR, BTP and RAIB.
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