Historical Progression in Health and Safety Focus in Transportation Systems

One of the topics that is often raised in groups which deal with historical material is the difference in safety culture evident over an extended timeframe. For example it is often remarked upon that the people working in transportation systems such as railway networks would not be seen in earlier generations using safety equipment or… Continue reading Historical Progression in Health and Safety Focus in Transportation Systems

Wellington Train Derailment Report Released

Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) has released its report RO-2019-105 into the derailment of a freight train in Wellington Yard on 2 July 2019. This derailment blocked the rail lines into Wellington, and consequently made it impossible for suburban passenger trains to enter or leave the Wellington Station platforms for many hours. The findings of… Continue reading Wellington Train Derailment Report Released