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Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its Annual Report on Health and Safety which stresses that despite Britain’s railway remaining one of the safest in Europe for passengers, the rate of improvement has shown signs of slowing.
Network Rail responds to ORR's improvement notices by pulling together multiple programmes to improve track-worker safety and accelerate its current 'Near Miss Reduction Programme'.
For the latest instalment of Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Sylvia Newell, President of the Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers (CARS) explains how being the minority within the rail sector fuels the fire within her to succeed in a male dominated industry.
For the latest instalment in Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Heathrow Express Fleet Engineering Manager, Aoife Considine, discusses her passion for rail safety and how trends in digitalisation keeps her excited about rail’s future.
U.S. railroad operator, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), has been acquired by consortium of vendors which is expected to cost in excess of $84 billion and close by early 2020.
Britain’s railways are still the safest of the EU’s top ten biggest railways, but failure to address key risks could jeopardise this position.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) have unveiled plans which it hopes will improve signage to protect motorists and pedestrians using private level crossings.
For the latest instalment in Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Catherine Baxter, COO at Metro Trains Melbourne, discusses her passion for rail safety and her opinion on diversity in the workforce.
Despite the steps taken by the rail industry to take care of its workforce, more needs to be done to ensure the health of employees is a priority.
Using metro systems as an example, Johannes Wundersamer, Head of Rail Performance Services at voestalpine Railway Systems, provides an overview of their customised Rail Performance Monitoring service, a tool to investigate the operating characteristics of rails and to assist rail maintenance organisations in changing re-active systems into pro-active ones.