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RAIB Report: Freight train derailment at Sheffield station

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released its report into a freight train derailment at Sheffield station, 11 November 2020. At 02:44 hrs on...

Network Rail launches Brighter Journeys campaign to support passengers’ mental health amid return to workplaces

After a challenging 18 months for many and with more people gradually returning to the workplace, Network Rail, together with the wider rail industry,...

Greater Anglia and region’s Community Rail Partnerships get on board for brighter journeys amid return to workplaces

As the nation continues to readjust to life after lockdown, the rail industry joins Network Rail and Chasing the Stigma to encourage those who...

Acquisition Announcement: Neo Property Solutions Limited

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is delighted to announce the acquisition of Neo Property Solutions Limited – a highly accredited company offering passive fire services....

Post Incident Investigations – Why do some employees have repeat safety incidents?

This is the second of two articles written by Dr Stephen Fletcher, Director and Occupational Psychologist at the Occupational Psychology Centre (OPC), around Post...

ORR’s Chief Inspector of Railways issues level crossing warning

‘Be aware of your surroundings and use level crossings safely’ is the warning issued today by HM Chief Inspector of Railways following the release...

M Group Services Rail Businesses Sign Up to Railway Mental Health Charter

Antagrade, Dyer & Butler and KH Engineering Services, three businesses from the M Group Services Transport Division, have signed up to the Railway Mental Health...

RAIB Report: Near miss with a member of staff at Rowlands Castle station

RAIB has today released its report into a near miss with a member of staff at Rowlands Castle station, Hampshire, 19 December 2020. Summary At about...

Post Incident Investigations – Why don’t some rail employees report safety incidents?

This is the first of two stories written by Dr Steve Fletcher, Director and Occupational Psychologist at the Occupational Psychology Centre (OPC), around Post...

Remembering the past – 100 years after one of the UK’s most fatal railway staff accident

The centenary of one of the UK’s worst railway track worker accidents will be remembered on Sunday 26 September 2021.   Dr Mike Esbester, Senior Lecturer...

Rail launches new Health and Wellbeing Index

Health economists at RSSB have developed a new Health and Wellbeing Index (HWI), specifically for the rail sector. The index allows organisations to calculate the...

First law firm affiliate for rail safety body

Myton Law has become the first law firm to be accepted as an affiliate of the independent rail safety body, Rail Safety Standards Board...
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Northern engineer celebrates 50 years in rail industry

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Prime Minister unveils GWR Intercity Express Train carrying special ‘We Mean Green’ livery

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined Great Western Railway (GWR) Managing Director Mark Hopwood at Paddington Station this morning to unveil a special train livery...

Network Rail joins passengers at Leicester station to tackle trespass and vandalism

Network Rail, East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry and British Transport Police joined passengers at Leicester station as part of a scheme to tackle trespass and...