Jen Ablitt, Deputy Director Safety Strategy and Policy and Head of the UK Delegation to the Channel Tunnel Safety Authority, Office of Rail and Road, UK discusses the relationship between organization culture, management and performance and the value of the IRSC community for sharing learnings.
When Britain’s rail network was privatised in 1994 not only were the routes chopped up into a confusing mess of different franchises, the tracks were carved off into a separate private company called Railtrack. Railtrack didn’t last long because their sickening business model of minimising maintenance and repairs soon led to a […]
Network Rail is to invest up to £3 million in innovative projects that could help to improve efficiency and safety by automating the examination of rail tunnels and by using data analytics to minimise disruption from security incidents. The company is responsible for more than 600 tunnels with a combined […]
Continued “strategic support” from the government will ensure the rail industry remains at the forefront of greener transport options for businesses and passengers. This is the opinion of the Railway Industry Association (RIA) – the voice of the rail supply community – following the government’s announcement that £300 million will […]
The UK and Australasian rail trade bodies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will lead to greater co-operation and collaboration between the two industries. The UK Railway Industry Association (RIA) and the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) announced the partnership at a reception hosted by the British Consul-General in Australia, […]