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Research on the Influence of cab and system design in metro driver behavior related to safety-related incidents

NewRail  research update This research is looking on latent factors affecting metro drivers’ performance. The main focus is on factors related to system design and immediate physical environment. The research is planning to address gaps in the body of knowledge and specific differences between metro and mainline railway systems. The research utilises a variety of […]

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What is ERTMS ? The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is a European train control system that will be introduced onto the GB rail network over the next 30 years. ERTMS is a traffic management system which is specified by Europe to provide a unified signalling and control system throughout the European area. A key component […]

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Human factors

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 […]

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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

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