Safety stories

Transport for Wales update for public transport users

3rd July 2020

Transport for Wales (TfW) is issuing a clear update to all public transport users following changes in advice from UK […]

Hundreds of additional officers deployed across the railway network this weekend

2nd July 2020

British Transport Police say they will be supporting rail operators in England on Saturday by deploying hundreds of additional officers […]

Level crossing cameras installed to catch motorists who endanger lives on the railway

2nd July 2020

Network Rail, on behalf of Greater Anglia, has started work to install red light safety enforcement (RLSE) cameras at 13 […]

ScotRail thanks customers as around 90% follow safety guidance

29th June 2020

ScotRail has thanked its customers for wearing face coverings while making essential journeys and following its five rules for safer […]

RSSB: Positive safety performance ahead of lockdown, but there’s still work to do

25th June 2020

Britain’s railways continue to hold a very positive safety record, but industry must continue to collaborate to tackle risks under […]

Time for Whitehall to drop advice to avoid trains

23rd June 2020

The chairman of the campaign group Railfuture says there’s an “urgent need to get the rail system working effectively to […]

Scotland’s Transport Minister on the need for personal and collective responsibility when travelling on public transport

22nd June 2020

The wearing of face coverings has now become mandatory on Scotland’s public transport. It comes as more lockdown restrictions are […]

Transport for Wales reinforces travel safer message to public after some passengers ignore safety measures

21st June 2020

Transport for Wales (TfW) is reinforcing their Travel Safer message, urging people to only use public transport for essential travel and where there are no other […]

Rail regulator warns trespassers after 25% increase in year-on-year incidents

19th June 2020

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is urging people to stop taking unnecessary risks around the railway, with the […]

West Midlands Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings

19th June 2020

West Midlands Railway (WMR) has thanked passengers in the region for their co-operation in consistently wearing face coverings on board […]

South Western Railway completes trial of new technology to help passengers breathe more easily

18th June 2020

South Western Railway has completed a revolutionary trial of new technology which successfully reduces harmful emissions from diesel trains by […]

Face coverings become mandatory on public transport in Scotland from Monday

18th June 2020

Face coverings will become mandatory on public transport from Monday 22 June, as part of operators’ preparations for progress towards […]

Ebeni to be ISA for NR Degraded Mode Working System

18th June 2020

Following a tender competition earlier this year, the Ebeni Rail team are delighted to announce that Network Rail has selected […]

£9.4m for 25 pioneering projects set to revolutionise British rail travel

17th June 2020

Automatic de-icing concrete on platforms and a rapid seat reservation-swapping service could soon make journeys easier by banishing slippery surfaces […]

Greater Anglia leads the way with project to design and install social distancing guidance at all stations

16th June 2020

Staff at Greater Anglia have been credited with guiding the rail industry’s strategy on social distancing markings at rail stations […]

Welsh distillery provides hand sanitiser for Transport for Wales

16th June 2020

Transport for Wales (TfW) has purchased thousands of litres of hand sanitiser from a new Welsh distillery that will help […]

Great Western Railway (GWR) and South Western Railway trial new ‘virucidal’ sanitiser in cleanliness battle during the pandemic

15th June 2020

Operators reminds customers that if you need to travel by train wear a face covering Travel outside of peak where […]

One-way systems, floor coverings, face coverings at railway stations and trains

15th June 2020

Rail passengers are reminded it is mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport in England, as Network Rail […]

Face coverings become mandatory on public transport from today – response and advice from train operating companies

15th June 2020

Face coverings on public transport has become mandatory from today – with train operating companies urging passengers to play their […]

Face coverings on public transport: operators able to stop people travelling and police could issue fines of £100

13th June 2020

From Monday 15 June everyone must wear a face covering when travelling by public transport in England Under the new […]