Railway reopened one month after Grange-over-Sands derailment

One month on, services are running again on the Furness line between Lancaster and Barrow-in-Furness. Network Rail engineers have been working around the clock to restore the railway at Grange-over-Sands after a Northern train left the tracks. A void in the...

Nexus unveils new training tool for Metro level crossing safety awareness

A new and interactive training tool is being used to promote level crossing safety on the Tyne and Wear Metro. Nexus, the public body which runs Metro, has installed a mocked-up Metro level crossing at the SafetyWorks teaching centre in...

Network Rail and Scottish FA partner on safety

Network Rail and the Scottish Football Association have extended their education partnership to spread vital rail safety messages to young people across Scotland. Over the next three years, the Scottish FA will deliver football camps to engage with and educate...

Shocking CCTV footage catches dog walker’s level crossing misuse

CCTV at a level crossing in Worcestershire catches the moment a person walking their dog climbed through the barriers causing a train driver to apply their brakes. Network Rail has released a video of the shocking near miss at Blakedown...

RAIB report: Train striking debris at Yarnton

RAIB has today released its report into a train striking debris at Yarnton near Hanborough, Oxfordshire, 10 February 2023. Summary Just after 18:35 hrs on Friday 10 February 2023, the driver of the 17:34 hrs Great Western Railway service from London...

ScotRail triples the number of body worn cameras on Scotland’s Railway

ScotRail plans to more than triple its number of body worn cameras in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour on Scotland’s Railway. The train operator will roll out more than 1,000 new body cameras by the end of this month,...

Join us for the Rail Safety Summit 2024

We're used to hearing phrases like 'Safety First'. They're a reminder that safety is never off the agenda. Britain's railways have maintained an enviable safety record in recent years, but reports of incidents and near misses demonstrate that there is...

How can train stations be made safer for the visually impaired?

Navigating a busy train station can be challenging especially during rush hour, a recent study has revealed that a shockingly high 50% of UK mainline train stations are missing the correct warning equipment to help blind or visually impaired...

Stuart Browing to lead c2c’s new Safety, Sustainability and Compliance department

Rail operator c2c has created a new Safety, Sustainability and Compliance department, with Stuart Browning appointed to lead the new function.  Formerly the firm’s head of safety and environment, Stuart has stepped into the role of Safety, Sustainability and Compliance...

Video footage highlights dangers of the railway at half-term

Network Rail is issuing a reminder to the public warning them of the dangers of misusing level crossings and trespassing in a new safety campaign launched across Network Rail in the south of England. Network Rail is issuing a stark...

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GWR and Network Rail Director Ruth Busby receives OBE

Inspirational Great Western Railway (GWR) and Network Rail director Ruth Busby was at Buckingham Palace on Friday to receive...