The maintenance teams at DB Cargo UK's Crewe IEMD, Stoke WMD and Toton TMD depots have achieved the ISO 45001 standard after they took the opportunity in 2020 to pursue their aspiration to improve health and safety management.
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The devices, which fit on safety helmets, use wireless technology to accurately monitor how close workers are to each other, ensuring that social distancing requirements are abided by whilst onsite.
The cooperation agreement outlines a wide range of railway infrastructure, asset and workforce procedures that must be followed and ensured by both managing companies.
The new solution that is being implemented on the Argentinian Trains network combines facial recognition with thermal and visible light imaging and ultra-fast temperature controls.
The headhouse will have a 78m ventilation shaft reaching down to the twin tunnels below, regulating air quality and temperature, removing smoke in the event of a fire and providing access for emergency services.
ORR's draft guidance proposals aim to give the industry greater confidence in putting forward innovative designs to reduce risks and increase safety at level crossings.
In the statement, Bill Flynn, CEO of Amtrak, says that following the recent attack on the U.S. Capitol, the railroad corporation is "taking extra steps to continue ensuring the safety of our employees and customers in Washington DC and across our network" in preparation for the Inauguration of Joe Biden.
The €240 million contract enables ÖBB to order up to 20 of the trains from Stadler, with an initial order for five already placed.
The grants will help commuter rail authorities in California, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington eliminate hazards at highway-railway crossings.
By using thermal imaging, optical distance sensors and artificial intelligence, Metro hopes to deter illegal trespassing and keep both passengers and staff safe.
The new system will share vital health and safety information across contractors and help to ensure consistency of standards and performance.
Following England being placed into a third national lockdown, Hull Trains and Grand Central have again announced a period of hibernation.
The final rule requires 40 states and the District of Columbia to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve public safety.
With passengers facing a limited five day travel window for Christmas, UK rail companies are working to make travel as smooth and safe as possible.
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.