When putting boots on ballast, the unanimous philosophy of ‘safety above all’ goes without saying. Today the industry is calling for the cultural shift needed to embrace innovation to make working practices safer both on and off-site.
In July 2023, the Rail Tech Group held their first in-person knowledge share focusing on safety and productivity. The session was an in-depth and open discussion between senior members from across the rail sector, including HS2, Network Rail, and Siemens.
This first briefing article in the 3-part series explores topics covered during the session around safety and productivity gains within the rail industry and how innovations are helping to support these efforts.