To ensure safe travel for passengers during the UK Christmas travel window, the government has outlined a range of new measures for transport, including enhancing rail services, postponing and accelerating rail engineering works and cutting ticket charges.
List view / Grid view
Rail Safety News
Filter the results
Green Cargo’s goal to drive a long-term IT strategy that supports increased safety, punctuality and profitability will now benefit from additional assistance from external expertise.
By encouraging passengers to use e-tickets, the two train operators can ensure social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19.
With a total of 2,233 lifesaving suicide interventions made on the railways in 2019/20, the UK Rail Minister has committed to achieving more.
Thales has begun work on signalling upgrades at seven stations as part of the Egyptian National Railways Signalling Modernisation project.
HS2 Ltd has supported the development of advanced 4D learning technology that enables site teams to identify, record and resolve site hazards as part of a virtual construction sequence.
Despite delivering safety improvements and fast-tracking technology projects during the pandemic, Amtrak's President and CEO has said that without additional funding for 2021, the corporation may be forced to further reduce services, defer critical capital projects and make more job reductions.
Siemens Mobility will contribute its experience and expertise to two innovative research projects studying the safety of automated rail operations.
Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink worked with the British Transport Police to enforce face covering rules over an eight-week period, experiencing a 98.4 per cent success rate.
Laboratory tests have found that the COVID-19 viruscide being used on Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern trains is successfully working.
The capacity checker will allow customers to see which trains may have the most space available, subsequently supporting social distancing requirements by encouraging people to avoid busier trains.
HS2's innovative onboard robot will boost safety and efficiency by removing the need for personnel to work in a potentially hazardous area.
Surprise scrap dealer site visits by Network Rail and the British Transport Police have taken place in recent weeks across the West Midlands and Warwickshire to ensure dealers are not trading stolen metal.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $291 million in ‘State of Good Repair’ grants to improve the reliability and safety of America’s rail network.
The COVO-RAIL™ system is an innovative new system that allows passengers to queue comfortably and conveniently while maintaining social distancing.