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Learning from Other Sectors

Many incidents from other sectors can provide useful learning to improve railway system safety. RSSB have analysed four incidents from the perspective of the rail industry and identified a range of learning points, highlighted below.The RSSB learning website houses a wealth of information. Fukushima Incident: The Fukushima incident was a 2011 nuclear accident at the […]

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Improving Railway System Safety

The railway is becoming ever more complex – organisationally and technically – with a greater range of people and backgrounds working all together. System safety is key and learning from incidents plays a key part in enabling the industry to introduce improved risk controls. In October 2017 a software-related incident occurred on the Cambrian line […]

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