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.
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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'.
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.
Rail depot specialist, Zonegreen, is ensuring staff working on one of the most prominent transports projects in the Middle East are among the safest in the world.
Hull Trains has released new images which show the production of its new £60 million fleet, set to be running on UK tracks by the end of 2019.
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.
Today (6 June 2019) is International Level Crossing Awareness Day and this year, ILCAD is focused on professional drivers to remind them that stopping for the red lights at a level crossing can be the most important stop of the day.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced three Class 66 locomotives are to be leased from Beacon Rail Leasing and introduced to the UK rail network from Sweden.
In a bid to improve the railway safety across Canada, the Government has released plans to improve employee safety with a proposed Locomotive Voice and Video Recorder regulation.
Cameras across the north of England have been implemented at level crossings to catch those who endanger lives by breaking the law at the crossings.
New figures released by Network Rail revealed that last year there were 25 near misses on railways across Wales compared to six the previous year.
New simulators at Peterborough training facility will train new recruits to see how they respond to real-life scenarios.
The financing is for the construction of a 53.1 kilometres passenger railway which will connect Malolos, a suburb north of Manila, to Clark economic zone and Clark International Airport in Central Luzon.
The removal of level crossings throughout Melbourne will not only make the railways safer but will also reduce congestion around the city.