Entries by RailSafetyWeekWP

What happened on day 5 of Rail Safety Week?

As Rail Safety Week 2016 draws to a close there is still plenty of events going on across the country. Today we take a look at what Amey have been doing across their sites, in their offices and also within the community. Milo Lloyd gave a safety presentation to years 5 and 6 in Bathampton […]

What happened on day 4 of Rail Safety Week?

Yesterday 20 pupils from St Pauls High School in Glasgow Southside participated in an on-train Travelling Classroom event. The theme of the event focused on rail/track safety and coincided with Rail Safety Week. The event was organised by ScotRail in partnership with South West Glasgow Community Rail Partnership. The pupils experienced an interactive learning session […]

What happened on day 3 of Rail Safety Week?

Wednesday saw us visit one of the North West’s busiest train stations, Manchester Piccadilly. Working with Network Rail, Tackling Track Safety, Manchester Metrolink, BTP Manchester, St John’s Ambulance & Manchester Fire Service we all set up stall on the main concourse in time for the morning rush. Rail Safety Week & Network Rail spent the […]

What happened on day 2 of Rail Safety Week?

Yesterday we went to take a closer look at how HSQE Director Stuart Webster-Spriggs from VolkerRail was engaging with his workforce to drive home the importance of site safety and sub-standard conditions on worksites. The visit took us to the impressive Hitachi IEP Depot in Doncaster where VolkerRail & VolkerFitzpatrick have been working for over […]

What happened on day 1 of Rail Safety Week?

Day 1 – After a damp start to the day the teams at Mersey Rail, Mid Cheshire Rail Community Partnership, BTP, Tackling Track Safety & RSW rallied on with plans to welcome class 5 students from Westminster Primary to Ellesmere Port Station at 0930 for a morning of fun safety based activities followed by a […]

Aquarius Rail – In The Spotlight

With less than 3 weeks to go, lets have a look at what some companies are planning. In the spotlight today is Aquarius Railroad Technologies LTD Abi Broadley is the Business Development Director for Aquarius Rail and is taking on the role of Rail Safety Week Champion.  Abi has been planning numerous events across the week to drive the rail safety message […]

Ideagen – In The Spotlight

Ideagen is delighted to support Rail Safety Week, as we are committed to supporting the rail industry and the safety standards that underpin its everyday operations.  We see this initiative as being aligned to the vision that we and our customers in the industry share – making the UK rail sector a safer place. Rail […]

Kier – In The Spotlight

Michael Somers is one the of the Safety Managers for Kier and has been committed to supporting Rail Safety Week for sometime now. Some of Kier’s plans across their projects for the week are; • Risk Assessment Awareness training for our Site Operatives when working on sites and close proximity to the public to further […]

Network Rail Wales Route – In The Spotlight

Tracey Jones is the Community Safety Manager for Network Rail Wales route and has been extremely busy organising teams from a variety of departments within Arriva Trains Wales, BTP and Community Rail Partners including (but not limited to): • Conwy Valley Railway Partnership • Heart of Wales Development Company Ltd • Friends of Prestatyn Railway […]

Cones – In The Spotlight

Thanks to our new association with Cones, we are now able to offer additional prizes for our mascot competition!! The team at Cones have offered to create a comic strip with the winners mascot in and there will also be 5 runner ups who will receive a signed copy of the Cones – On The […]