A new Health and Wellbeing Index has been developed by health economists at RSSB, with aims to identify the impact of health, wellbeing and safety risks to employees in the rail industry.
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The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched findings produced by the RSSB, identifying that the air quality levels on some diesel-powered trains is 'poorer than desired'.
On World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September 2021), Govia Thameslink Railway has announced it is now offering training to its key partners, to increase the number of people who can identify vulnerable passengers.
One of HS2’s construction sites is trialling a far-reaching fibre optic technology that can detect minute ground subsidence movements in embankments, to prevent landslides and sink holes.
Network Rail is set to trial Fibre Optic Acoustic Sensing technology, that aims to support improvements to the railway’s safety measures and its overall performance.
From December 2021, TransPennine Express will launch a new service between Newcastle and Edinburgh calling at several key stations in Northumberland.
Brightline, the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, high-speed rail in America, unveiled its plans to resume service in November 2021, with brand new enhancements and upgrades.
The station becomes the latest addition to the now six stations transferred from Crossrail to Transport for London (TfL), which will operate the new transformational Elizabeth line.
Transport for Wales (TfW), the not-for-profit organisation established by the Welsh government, has signed a deal with Colas Rail UK to buy Pullman Rail Limited.
The North Carolina Ports Authority and 12 other shortline railroads have been awarded a $10.2 million grant fund in support of health, safety and performance improvements.
South Western Railway (SWR) has announced the launch of Assisted Boarding Points, the rail industry’s first assistance service for passengers, allowing for a far more efficient travel experience.
Sheffield-based Zonegreen has installed its very latest rail safety technology at a depot famed for servicing steam locomotives.
RSSB's latest Annual Health and Safety Report highlights Britain’s railways remain the safest and greenest forms of land transport, but there is no room for complacency.
The trial hopes to prove the benefits of body worn cameras in reducing anti-social behaviour on South Western Railway’s trains and at its stations.
Based on a new study by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Deutsche Bahn has developed a resilience strategy to protect its network from the impacts of extreme weather and climate change.