Passenger, worker and community safety is paramount to the operation of the country’s railways. Such is the close relationship between the two that Mark Carne often said that safety goes “hand in hand” with performance.
Workwear specialist Ballyclare has donated a waterproof coverall to a tuba-playing entertainer who rides around the country riding a recumbent tricycle. Jon Hodkin, stage name InnerTuba, approached the PPE provider to acquire something to keep him warm and dry on...

In focus: Lens technology

Protective eyewear manufacturer Bollé Safety has developed ‘Platinum’, an exclusive new permanent lens coating that provides wearers in the rail industry with improved levels of protection, comfort and clarity.  Covering both sides of the...

Pinky promise

Apart from orange, there’s not a lot of colour on the railway - and there’s lots of orange. Safety boots are even more of a drab affair. Take your choice of charcoal, granite or midnight sky. But now Steel Blue,...
Rail workwear manufacturer Ballyclare has appointed Stanley Russell as technical sales executive. He has more than four decades of experience in the textile industry and joins the company after managing his own workwear firm. Stanley said that he was looking for...
The average person walks five times around the earth in a lifetime and each step can exert a force equivalent to two times their body weight through their lower limbs. This would mean someone who weighs 10 stone will...

RailStaff December: Railway royalty

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West Coast appointments

Christmas work