Through our Rail Leader Update, we bring you the latest headlines from our groups and committees, focusing on some of the areas that matter most to industry: rail standards, safety, health and wellbeing, sustainability, and research and development.


The National Control, Command and Signalling Defect Recording, Analysis Corrective Action System (DRACAS) promises to deliver significant value for GB rail. In this update for rail leaders, Sally Griffiths, Principal Rail Integrity Manager, says it’ll improve safety and reliability and save industry £231m over 10 years. She also outlines what the Asset Integrity Group is doing to get DRACAS over the line.