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A series exploring Non-Technical Skills (NTS) and how they can benefit safety critical organisations

Occupational psychologist and director at the OPC, Dr Stephen Fletcher, has written the 5th in the series of 8 articles about Non-Technical Skills (NTS).

Office of Rail and Road half year report shows good train performance by Network Rail in COVID-19

In the third and final part of its mid-year report on Network Rail, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) praises the company for making a positive contribution to keeping the railway open for business and running punctually, despite the challenges of the pandemic.

Rail teams’ focus on performance leads to a 10-year high

Thorough training and expert technical support from rail staff in East Anglia is helping Greater Anglia continue to deliver very good train punctuality for the region.

West Coast Partnership announce research collaboration with the University of Leeds

West Coast Partnership to invest £1m plus as part of The University of Leeds' plans for The Institute for High Speed Rail and System Integration, to drive High Speed rail advancements.

Greater Anglia report highlights environmental benefits of rail

Greater Anglia has published its first annual Environment and Energy Report detailing its achievements and plans for greener travel in East Anglia.

RIA announces agenda for next Unlocking Innovation series on light rail

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has announced the agenda and confirmed speakers for the next Unlocking Innovation event series, which will cover 'Light Weight and Low Cost Railway'.

A series exploring Non-Technical Skills (NTS) and how they can benefit safety critical organisations

4 of 8 – What NTS are most important to train dispatchers? Dr Stephen Fletcher, occupational psychologist and director at the OPC, has written the...

Britain’s busiest railway station revealed, but millions of fewer entries and exits compared to the previous year

It's been revealed that London Waterloo station has topped the chart for the busiest station in Britain, but that there were 7.3 million fewer entries and exits between April 2019 and March 2020, compared to the previous year.

Regulator’s rail finance report highlights impact of pandemic

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today published its annual report on the rail industry’s finances for 2019-20.

South East Wales Transport Commission recommends major improvements for transport in the region

The South East Wales Transport Commission has today published its final recommendations.

A series exploring Non-Technical Skills (NTS) and how they can benefit safety critical organisations

Dr Stephen Fletcher, occupational psychologist and director at the OPC, has written the third in the series of 8 articles about NTS. This article specifically explores NTS in relation to a Train Conductor's role – the first article exploring NTS in the context of a specific job role

LRSSB project scoops safety award

The world's first comprehensive safety study of driver monitoring technology has won sector-wide recognition, capturing top honours for the year's Significant Safety Initiative at the Global Light Rail Awards.
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