Railway Safety - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 21 March 2017 /
According to the rail industry’s independent safety body, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), state-of-the-art risk monitoring technology could soon be used to pinpoint faster, targeted improvements to safety and reliability on Britain’s railways at the push of a button.
Rail industry news / 15 March 2017 /
The Rail Freight Group (RFG) has welcomed a new training course offering rail safety awareness training to the construction materials industry.
Rail industry news / 17 February 2017 /
Merseytravel is to completely transform its fleet network for the Liverpool City Region in a deal signed with Stadler worth £700 million.
Rail industry news / 23 January 2017 /
Level crossing safety is set to improve in Cornwall thanks to upgrade work as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Stuart Jukes, managing director of Pulsar, provider of hi-vis workwear to the rail industry, shines a light on the hi-vis journey to enhance rail worker safety.
Rail industry news / 18 November 2016 /
A passenger train has derailed in the Dutch province of Groningen after it was stuck by a milk truck as it passed an unmanned crossing.
Rail industry news / 14 October 2016 /
Level crossing safety is to be improved across East Anglia with the installation of a new lights warning system.
Rail industry news / 11 October 2016 /
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded $25 million in grants to improve safety at railroad crossings, train stations and crossings across the U.S.
Markus Melander, CEO of Vionice Ltd., discusses the opportunities of computer-vision signage which may help increase asset management quality and railway safety at the same time.
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.
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