Be a First Class Mate: look...

Dec 5, 2018

We’re urging party-goers to take extra care of friends and colleagues getting the train home this festive season. It comes as figures show the number of alcohol-fuelled violent offences recorded at...

Spotlight on resilience

Nov 19, 2018

Extreme weather increases the risks that people and property are typically exposed to. Recent strong winds and high tides in Dawlish, Devon, underscore the importance of railway resilience. In fact, we’re preparing vital...

Discussing suicide prevention

Preventing suicides on the railway

Nov 16, 2018

Gillian Assor is one of many members of the public who have saved a life on the railway. Gillian, from Hertfordshire, intervened when she saw a man in distress while walking...

Red signal and worker

Signals explained

Nov 15, 2018

Upgrades to signalling and train control systems feature strongly in our improvement works and are part of our ongoing plans to install modern technology to improve services for passengers and freight...

Farmers dicing with death at level...

Nov 14, 2018

Agricultural vehicles are involved in an average of one reported incident at a level crossing each week in Britain. The figure underscores the need to teach more farmers about the hidden...

Members of the public increasingly preventing...

Nov 7, 2018

Members of the public are making a significant difference in the number of suicide interventions on the railway in Britain. There has been a 20% increase in the number of times...

Network Rail wins safety awards

Oct 17, 2018

Network Rail’s Infrastructure Project’s Track team has been awarded three Safety Swords of Honour by the British Safety Council (BSC). This is the third year running IP Track have been awarded...

Spotlight on level crossings

Oct 17, 2018

This month (October 2018) we launched our latest national campaign - targeting drivers of road vehicles - to reduce the number of incidents at level crossings. With about 6,000 level crossings...

Stay Safe with Thomas

Oct 16, 2018

Thomas the Tank EngineTM is set to teach children about railway safety in the first book of its kind. Network Rail has teamed up with the world’s most famous blue engine...

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