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A new quick-start guide to help rail companies implement and procure occupational health programmes has been launched by RSSB at the rail industry’s health and wellbeing conference today.
State-of-the-art risk monitoring technology could soon be used to pinpoint faster, targeted improvements to safety and reliability on Britain’s railways at the push of a button, according to the industry’s independen... read more >>>
The world’s first modular glass-fibre, reinforced plastic bridge has been launched by Arup with part-funding from the RSSB Rail Innovation Support Engine (RISE) scheme.
The RSSB Innovation Programme is pleased to announce the winners of its Train Operator Competition 2016 (TOC’16) who will now take their projects forward to the next stage of developm... read more >>>
The latest scheduled quarterly update to standards and the Rule Book has been published by RSSB. This includes 4 new or reclassified standards, 2 updated, 2 new Guidance Notes, and 14 withdrawn or replaced documents.... read more >>>
Chiltern Railways is helping to test an innovative powertrain demonstrator for self-powered rail vehicles, as part of a wider powertrain competiti... read more >>>
Risks at stations could be reduced by rail staff talking themselves through safety critical processes, according to rail industry body RSSB.
RSSB has assisted the Cross Industry Remote Condition Monitoring Strategy Group in its submission for cross-industry automatic vehicle identification (AVI) funding in Control Period 6 (2019-2024). The outputs from RSS... read more >>>
Japanese Railway – Central (JR-Central) has seconded one of its engineers to RSSB, allowing cross-industry learning, cooperation and improvemen... read more >>>
In 2014, luggage was a factor in 1,153 reported injuries, some 10.7% of all injuries. Reducing this risk will improve safety for passengers and staff, and reduce liability costs.
Rail companies can manage their risks better by heeding lessons from the past, from overseas railways and from other sectors, says rail industry body, RSSB.
Ten years have passed since the last train accident killed passengers or rail staff on Britain’s mainline railways, which is unprecedented in their history, according to rail industry body RSSB.
One of the winners of the Heritage and Community Rail Tourism Innovation competition, funded through RSSB, has launched a tourist guide called, Big Train meets Little Train, encouraging visitors to explore Wales by t... read more >>>
The first demonstration of the ByteToken ticketing mobile app, designed to aid the flow of passengers at fare gates using Bluetooth LE technology, was held at Thales UK.
Investment in new technology, research and development in rail is key, as RSSB’s CEO Mark Phillips told the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
The rail industry has come together to highlight the current challenges facing the railway in the digital age, and how technology will help to address them.
New guidance and assessments are set to help companies focus on their people, get to the bottom of errors, and improve safety culture in many train maintenance workshops, according to rail industry body, RSSB.
RSSB is improving the Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) to support supply chain management, in line with the industry’s health and safety strategy.
Rail industry body, RSSB is aiming to stay ‘fit for the future’ by consulting its members on its priorities and work programmes for the years ahead.
The rail industry’s vision of all passengers being able to 'turn up and go' is one step closer following successful project.
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