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Pedestrian saved by dog on railway crossing

Only the actions of his dog saved a pedestrian, who was wearing headphones when using a footpath level crossing in East Yorkshire,...

Rail companies work with police to promote use of face coverings

The British Transport Police is working with four train companies, Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink, as part of a new pilot...

Three RoSPA Awards for GTR

Two Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) employees have won a special ‘Pride’ award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents...

Free lunchtime webinar from CIRAS: The importance of raising health and safety concerns

As transport workers around the country return to work after the lockdown, having been either working from home or furloughed, they...

Horrifying image of woman attempting to cross live railway with a pushchair

A woman has been seen trying to cross the track with her pram at Hilsea station near Portsmouth - an area...

Eight incidents that should never have happened

RULES ARE TO BE OBEYED. BUT ARE THEY ALL GOOD ENOUGH? ARE THERE TOO MANY? WHY DO TRACK WORKERS DECIDE NOT TO...

White zone working now!

The RAIB'S annual reports look back at accident investigations over the last twelve months and makes some recommendations for the future.

Three people killed in a train accident in Scotland

The Scotrail HST, of the type shown above, was on the morning service from Aberdeen to Glasgow.  It left at 06:38...

New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when on...

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...