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New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

Raj Kumari-Byford. At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when...

Class investigation into signalling operation

RAIB has investigated the effects on human performance in signalling operation following "numerous incidents in which signaller decision-making has been pivotal"

Another trackworker death. What more can be done?

Another railway worker - a controller of site safety - has been struck by a train and killed. What more do we...

O’Neill & Brennan keeping the rail workforce safe from COVID-19

As the world slowly returns to normal, and the lockdown eases, more and more people are returning to work.

Cover up on trains

Face coverings on trains, as well as other forms of public transport, became mandatory on 15 June. To prepare...

Train operators kill 99.99% of viruses and bacteria

As train services are set to increase around the country, a number of train operators are trying out new anti-virus agents to...

Level crossing warnings as misuse statistics rise

As people emerge from lockdown, Network Rail and British Transport Police are concerned at the dramatic increase in the number of people...

Wearing facemasks on trains compulsory in England from 15 June

All passengers must wear face masks on public transport from 15 June. Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps announced the new...

Trespassers at risk near Whitby, North Yorkshire

Walkers in the area of Sleights, about five miles southwest of Whitby in North Yorkshire, are being warned not to trespass on...

Downloadable comic promotes safety on the railway

Network Rail has produced a comic book which highlights the devastating consequences trespassing on the railway can have. It...

Network Rail supports Northumberland school with donations of PPE

Malcolm Tait, a mobile operations manager for Network Rail, based in Morpeth, has donated spare personal protective equipment (PPE) to a local...

RAIB published 2019 Annual Report

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released its 2019 Annual Report. It was a busy year. During the...

Surge in trespass incidents bring warning to stay off the tracks

Network Rail is urging people to ‘Stay off the tracks and stay safe’ in a new digital media campaign.

Network Rail warns of the dangers of abusing level crossings

Following two incidents on level crossings in Kent within a day of each other, Network Rail has issued a warning to the...

Eave FocusLite detects and reports noise levels as well as preventing hearing damage

Good hearing protection needs to prevent hearing damage when working in noisy environments but should still allow workers to hear instructions and...

TfL sets out plans for safe travel in London

When the Prime Minister stated that those people who can’t successfully work from home – workers in the construction and manufacturing industries...

Repairs to Cumbrian Coast line near completion

Network Rail has announced that repairs will soon be complete on a section of the Cumbrian Coast line left badly damaged by...

North East rail workers support NHS with donations of PPE

Operations staff working for Network Rail in the North East are doing their bit to support the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis...