Tram Driver

Tram Drivers drive trams to transport passengers on urban light rail networks.
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    Overview

    Tram Drivers drive trams to transport passengers on urban light rail networks.

    Day-to-day

    • stops at stations and set locations to pick up and set down passengers and freight
    • opens and closes doors before and after passengers board or disembark
    • observes signals, track conditions, nearby traffic and prescribed speeds to ensure safety
    • monitors indicator gauges, changes controls and power supply poles and reports operating irregularities
    • checks time and adherence to timetables
    • may advise passengers on destinations.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors
    • Stressful

    To become a Tram Driver