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ORR marks 175 years of rail safety in Britain

18 August 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) celebrates 175 years of the Railway Inspectorate (RI) and its work improving rail health and safety in Britain.

Maintaining safety of overhead catenary on the Shinkansen

6 February 2015 | By Takamasa Hayasaka and Masatoshi Shimizu (RTRI)

There are many kinds of overhead catenary systems and they all interact with pantographs. In Japan, efficiently maintaining the stress of catenary systems is considered as the most important factor for railway safety. Takamasa Hayasaka and Masatoshi Shimizu from the Railway Technical Research Institute (RTRI) believe the European rail sector…

Railway Safety Performance Report 2011

10 June 2011 | By European Railway Agency

The European Railway Agency has published its fourth Annual Report on the development of Railway Safety in the European Union...