As England steps out of lockdown and begins to return to normality, rail companies across the country are working to ensure passenger and staff safety.
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Stadler will produce and maintain 40 electric trains for Ente Autonomo Volturno to use on its Vesuvian lines, increasing both reliability and safety.
The partnership between Etihad Rail and the UAE's Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure will ensure robust administrative and evaluation procedures, alongside informed issuances of permits and licenses.
Jamie Burles looks back on how Greater Anglia ensured safe and reliable journeys for its passengers during 2020, which has continued into 2021, whilst simultaneously continuing its development and sustainability efforts.
The report, commissioned by the UK's Transport Secretary immediately after the Stonehaven incident, includes a range of recommendations to further safeguard the UK's railways from extreme weather.
The changes approved by Transport Canada concern train speed, colder weather operations and further strengthening track maintenance and inspection practices.
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.
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ORR's draft guidance proposals aim to give the industry greater confidence in putting forward innovative designs to reduce risks and increase safety at level crossings.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.