Rail industry has ‘unacceptable’ health provision for workers, the regulator has said

The rail industry has ‘unacceptable’ elements of how it manages the health of its workers, its regulator has said. Read More

‘Improvements made in road safety – but targets not yet met’, says government officials

Safety on the Strategic Road Network (SRN) in England has been greatly improved but is not yet meeting expectations, government officials have said. Read More

ORR’s health and safety report highlights marked improvement in track worker safety risk exposure

Ensuring the rail industry remained focused on the basics of health and safety management as it prepares for reform and substantial change, is one of the key messages in the ORR's annual report on health and safety on Britain’s Railways. Read More

High performance glazing will keep passengers safe on Elizabeth line platforms

Almost four kilometres of glazed platform edge screening has been installed across central London’s Elizabeth line stations, keeping passengers safe with the final segment of the landmark rail project now open. Read More

VolkerRail fined £550,000 after regulator finds health and safety failings

VolkerRail Ltd. has been fined £550,000 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 after an investigation and prosecution by industry regulator the Office of Rail and Road. Read More

ORR confirms green light for Elizabeth line opening

London’s Elizabeth line has received its final authorisations of its trains, stations, and infrastructure from the rail regulator ahead of its opening on Tuesday 24 May. Read More

RAIB to investigate after track worker struck by train

RAIB has opened an investigation after track worker was struck by a train near Chalfont & Latimer station, Buckinghamshire. Read More

Light Rail Safety and Standards Board is ‘adding value to the light rail and tramway sector’, according to ORR review

The ORR has published a review which outlines how the Light Rail Safety and Standards Board (LRSSB) is adding value to the light rail and tramway sector. Read More

Amey Rail fined £600,000 for health and safety failings

A rail infrastructure and engineering company carrying out modifications to the track layout during the reconstruction of Market Harborough station has been fined £600,000 for health and safety breaches. Read More

ORR annual rail safety statistics released

Annual statistics, including accidents to passengers, workforce, and members of the public have been released. Read More

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