RED 42 - Challenge....Don't Assume

The dramatic reconstruction in this edition involves a fatal accident in which a train collided with a trolley placed on the wrong line.

This incident is based on several real-life near misses.It highlights the need for clear communications and the importance of speaking out if you are unsure about the safety of any task you are asked to perform.

Still on the theme of communications, we look at how to avoid some of the most common mistakes that people make when conveying information. We also feature an update on Network Rail's ambitious project to replace all existing signal boxes with a series of high-tech Railway Operating Centres (ROCs).

WARNING! - This edition of RED contains strong language. 

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