Railway Safety - Articles and news items
Artesyn expands ControlSafe™ SIL4 COTS Rail Computing Platform to address more train control and rail signaling applications
Rail industry news / 20 September 2016 /
Provides cost-effective solution for high I/O capacity wayside applications…
Nigel Davies, Head of QinetiQ’s Secured Navigation group, explores the potential risks and benefits of the increasing use of satellite signals in rail networks.
Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /
The RSSB have launched a new industry app designed to record station platform risk assessments on a mobile smart device.
Rail industry news / 13 September 2016 /
The RSSB will be leading a programme to modernise rail safety guidance in the form of a Rule Book app for staff.
Rail industry news / 9 September 2016 /
According to reports, a Portuguese train derailed at 09:30 local time on Friday 09 September in north-west Spain.
Rail industry news / 2 September 2016 /
Fail-safe, fault-tolerant system for train control and rail signaling accelerates time-to-market for rail application developers…
Rail industry news / 25 August 2016 /
The RSSB has announced the introduction of a new on-line safety reporting system. The Safety Management Intelligence System is due to go live on 05 December 2016.
Rail industry news / 18 August 2016 /
The Institute of Railway Research is exploring the possibility of fitting self-powered wireless sensors to improve level crossing safety.
Regular blogger Peter van der Mark looks at the developments around the Spanish high-speed rail accident in Santiago de Compostela following ERA intervention…
Rail industry news / 8 August 2016 /
Hull Trains has installed a sophisticated IP-Based CCTV System on-board all trains coinciding with the launch of a new customer safety campaign.
In our latest Level Crossing Safety Supplement, Estonian Railways and the Finnish Transport Agency share their safety plans and progress, plus CER’s Libor Lochman highlights the need for public authorities, road organisations and users to play their part in contributing to level crossing safety…
Rail industry news / 6 June 2016 /
A passenger train has reportedly crashed into the back of a freight train near Liege in Belgium killing at least three people.