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Welcome to the RPD News section, here you will find latest news within the rail industry and some great articles posted by our staff.

RPD Ltd provide Accident investigation training in Northern Ireland

Many accidents, often leading to injury, occur throughout the UK every day and power generation organisations are no exception. The failure of people, equipment, supplies, or surroundings to behave or react as expected causes most of them. Investigating these can determine how and why these failures occur. By learning from the information gained through an […]


Human factors

Paul Durrant (MD RPD) having a chat with Nicholas Owen on the days activities

It was a pleasure to have Nicholas Owen filming with us. Moving on from our November blog, Dr Kevin Fong kindly supported LOROL and RPD in the making of our Situational awareness DVD. Nicholas Owen was also a great part of this, in putting across the right questions and retrieving the answers in an informative […]


Situational awareness for train drivers

Driver training

  Jonathan Hall ,with film crews, were on set on the East London line recently. Human factors & non technical skills for train drivers.     Areas of particular interest We are particularly interested in two aspects of SA. This is the low pressure as well as high pressure situations. According to recent incident statistics we have, […]


Biggest ever rail franchise now open to bidders


Rail technology magazine recently announced the pre qualified bidders for the TSGN franchise being the following: Abellio First Thameslink Govia Thameslink Railway MTR Corporation Thameslink Stagecoach Thameslink Trains   There will be tough challenges for the TSGN and winners will be announced May 2014