rail accident investigation branch - 8 Items Tagged Within News

RMT marks Ladbroke Grove rail disaster
Ladbroke Grove was one of a number of disasters under the watch of the privatised Railtrack, ultimately leading to its abolition and creation of the publicly owned company, Network Rail.    However, RMT is warning that casualisation, a myriad of...
Region: National
Tagged with: RMT, Ladbroke Grove, Rail Accident, Mick Lynch
Carmont Rail accident Report
In response to the official investigation into the Carmont Rail tragedy RMT has today called for an urgent rail safety summit of the Scottish and UK Government’s, the rail unions, Network Rail, the rail infrastructure companies and operators to prevent...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Stonehaven, Carmont, Carillion, Rail Accident Investigation Branch, RAIB, Accident, Tragedy
Scottish Government’s statement on Carmont
Commenting on the Scottish Transport Minister’s statement on the Carmont Rail accident Report, RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “RMT has been leading the calls for an urgent safety summit to prevent future rail tragedies, so we welcome the Scottish...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Stonehaven, Carmont, Carillion, Rail Accident Investigation Branch, RAIB, Accident, Tragedy, Network Rail
RMT raises serious safety concerns
FERRIES UNION RMT today responded to the publication of the Maritime Accident Investigation Branch’s report into the fire on the Lithuanian registered Finlandia Seaways in April 2018 which resulted in the withdrawal of the vessel from the Rosyth-Zeebrugge route by the...
Region: National
Tagged with: DFDS, Finlandia Seaways, Maritime Accident Investigation Branch, MAIB, Ferry, Seafarers
RMT Margam call
RAIL UNION RMT is calling for the establishment of a new body to oversee the Rail Accident Investigation Branch's recommendations in the wake of publication of their report into the Margam Rail tragedy in which two union members were killed....
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Margam, RAIB, Rail Accident Investigation Branch
RMT seeks urgent meeting with Liverpool leaders
AN URGENT meeting with Liverpool City Region leaders is being sought today by rail union RMT following revelation of “a shocking litany of misinformation, distortion and blatant lie” in a Merseytravel report on the Merseyrail guards dispute.   A five-page...
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, merseytravel, liverpool city region, raib, rail accident investigation branch, steve rotheram, doo, driver only operation, dco, guards, conductors, james street
RMT response to RAIB report into accidents and near misses
RMT staff and representatives gave evidence to RAIB during their investigation and our concerns are widely reflected in the report.   RMT call on Network Rail to instigate urgent talks between the company, the Office of Road and Rail and...
Region: National
Tagged with: raib, network rail, accidents, near misses
RAIB Watford derailment investigation to look at staffing
The Rail Accident Investigation Board (RAIB) has confirmed that its investigation into the collision and derailment at Watford on the 16th September will look at staffing issues with rail union RMT maintaining that the incident reinforced the safety-critical role played...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail accident investigation board, raib, watford, derailment