RTM365: The Future of Rail Safety | Trackside Safety

Over the last century, the safety of track workers has increased dramatically. However, there have been a number of fatalities and close misses in the last three years.

Working on open lines, fatigue, and human-operated or dependent warning systems that rely on the ability and alertness of the track workers utilising them are the main risks that trackside employees face. Everyone who works on the railway deserves to be kept safe while on the job.

This means that everyone has a responsibility to act safely and report any potential hazards.

On 24th February 22, RTM365 virtual events united leaders in railway safety to discuss what the future holds and how we ensure that the railways are a safe environment for our workforce and passengers alike.

One key focus of the day was trackside safety, event host Helen Fospeo, was joined by Keith Morey, Health & Safety Manager - CDM Lead, Network Rail, Nick Millington, Director, Safety Task Force, Network Rail, Anne Dronet, Railways & Channel Sales Manager, Castell & Serv Trayvou, James Nattrass, Director of Incident Management and Operational Security, Network Rail and Marian Kelly, Head Of SHE, Transport For London for an engaging panel discussion followed by a keynote from Ian Prosser CBE, Director, Railway Safety at the ORR.

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Elizabeth Line: Stations and Their Innovations

The anticipated June/July edition of RTM is now up and running, loaded with insights and analysis of upcoming rail projects, innovations and ambitions across the UK sector. We invite you to dive in to hear from the likes of Christian Irwin OBE, Rail Investment Centre of Excellence Director at Network Rail, as he outlines the developments within the SPEED project and Jackie Townsend, the Managing Director at Tram Operations Ltd, as she discusses innovative new technology to enhance safety standards and protocols within the industry. These are just a few of the great stories that we have to offer, so dig in and enjoy the informative fun. 

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TransCityRail is a series of regional, interactive and insightful events across the country bringing together leaders, collaborators, problem solvers and innovators in a creative and invigorating way.
 

This series of events supports and informs the whole of the rail industry and connects suppliers with buyers, specifiers, leaders and decision-makers looking to procure a wide variety of innovative products and services for their region.

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