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Rail Safety initiatives in Victoria: Understanding our responsibilities in the safety cultural journey

At the Rail Safety 2015 Conference in Melbourne, Public Transport Victoria (PTV) CEO Mark Wild talked about the different challenges of his role as the head of PTV and the plans and strategies he has laid out to resolve these. 836 more words

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Understanding the need for common safety methodology and its practical application on risk evaluation and assessment

Executive-level safety expert Andrew Petrie of Network Rail Consulting was among the speakers at the Rail Safety 2015 Conference at the Langham Hotel, Melbourne. Together with his colleague Kevin Thompson, they gave an extensive discussion on safety risk management from an international perspective. 2,450 more words

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Transportation headlines, Monday, May 18

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The Lac-Mégantic rail accident: When railway safety is taken for granted

Director of Investigations for the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada, Kirby Jang, was among the keynote speakers at RISSB’s 2015 Rail Safety Conference. 2,185 more words

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Are Trains in the United States Really More Dangerous than in Europe?

This post is based on a reply to Chris Elliott’s article Is Train travel safe in America? which he published on his website yesterday. 

Elliott, as well as writers in the… 722 more words

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer: House Speaker Boehner ignorant about rail safety

NEW YORK, N.Y. – U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer accused House Speaker John Boehner of “massive ignorance” about rail safety on Friday and announced another push to get Congress to pay for train safety technology and infrastructure improvements in the wake of Amtrak’s deadly derailment. 388 more words

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PTC in 2015: A Deadline We Can Live With

By Mark Jones

As I write this blog, the nation’s eyes are on the derailment of Amtrak train No. 188 in Philadelphia, and the resulting deaths and hundreds of injuries. 353 more words

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