TITLE

Safety on the Railway

AUTHOR(S)
Glover, John
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Oct2001, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the response of the British Institute of Logistics and Transport regarding the release of the consultation paper "Railway Health and Safety Regulatory Strategy." The institute has a number of concerns about the present situation, notably that the railway is seemingly being asked to achieve and maintain notably higher standards of safety than those seen appropriate in other transport modes. It demands a tighter safety target while being realistic and achievable. Railway safety requirements should be comparable with those expected in other areas of the economy. Risk identification and measurement must be incorporated in the planning stage.
ACCESSION #
11511049

 

Related Articles

  • Transcontinental link is READY for business.  // Railway Gazette International;Jan2004, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p20 

    Reports that an transcontinental link from Darwin to Adelaide, Australia is set to begin travel in January 2004. Inaugural service on the Alice Springs -- Darwin which marks the completion of the 150 year dream of linking Australia's Top End with the cities in the south of the continent;...

  • Disappearing Railroad Blues. Dorgan, Byron L. // Progressive;Aug84, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p32 

    Focuses on the transfer of land-grant assets to railroad companies to hasten the expansion of the national railroad system in the United States. Progress on the development of rail road systems since the introduction of railroad right of way; Impact of the national railroad system on local...

  • This Week.  // Traffic World;12/13/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 50, p6 

    Reports on developments of agencies in the traffic industry in the U.S. Objection to the proposed C-TPAT changes; Plan of the Federal Railroad Administration; Assessment on the budget of the Department of transportation for the year 2005. INSETS: DOT'S budget shrinks;Douglas Stotlar;Christmas...

  • Birmingham is booming, says West Midlands RUS.  // Rail Business Intelligence;3/10/2005, Issue 241, p4 

    Focuses on the Route Utilisation Strategy (RUS) for West Midlands, England. Areas covered by the West Midlands RUS; Busiest rail corridor as identified by the RUS. INSET: Stations with no trains.

  • Yarmouth locomotives running again for 2007.  // Railways Illustrated;Jun2007, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports that there will be Class 47-hauled service trains to Great Yarmouth, England by the summer of 2007. IV29 will be leaving the seaside town at 10:08 in the morning with a 47 to Norwich, England and will be carrying on to Liverpool Street with a Class 90. IV18 will be leaving...

  • Nationalized Railroads? Wilner, Frank N. // Traffic World;12/13/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 50, p9 

    Focuses on the controversy regarding the nationalized railroads in the U.S. Impact of the war in Iraq on the wages of railroad employees and rail shippers; Removal of the Railway Labor Act-covered activities; Assessment on the abuses in the railroad industry.

  • Industry Indicators.  // Railway Age;Jan2003, Vol. 204 Issue 1, p1 

    Presents tabular and graphical representations of indicators in the railway industry as of January 2003. U.S. and Canadian traffic; Railcar deliveries; Rail freight traffic trends.

  • Call for comprehensive rail legislation.  // Industrial Engineer: IE;Sep2007, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p14 

    The article reports on the study concerning the call for comprehensive U.S. rail legislation conducted by Pennsylvania State University. It suggests several ways to improve rail safety including the need of U.S. Congress to pass comprehensive rail security legislation to enhance current security...

  • 'Catastrophic' rail crash narrowly averted.  // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Apr2003, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p3 

    Discusses the ongoing investigation by the Railway Inspectorate into the derailment of a First Great Western high speed train that took place at Southall East on November 24, 2002. Information on the incident; Findings of the investigation; Reason for taking further investigation of the incident.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics