As the safety and economic regulator of the rail industry and National Highways' monitor, we work with the following safety bodies. View the railway safety leadership diagram.
As the safety and economic regulator of the rail industry and National Highways' monitor, we work with the following safety bodies.
Health and Safety Executive
The Health and Safety Executive gives advice to the Government on health and safety matters.
Rail Accident Investigation Branch
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch investigates railway accidents and incidents on the UK's railways to improve safety.
The Rail Safety and Standards Board helps the mainline railway industry's work to achieve continuous improvement in health and safety performance.
British Transport Police
The national police force for the mainline railways and the London Underground system, Docklands Light Railway, the Glasgow Subway, the Midland Metro tram system and Croydon Tramlink.
Railway Industry Health and Safety Advisory Committee
The Railway Industry Health and Safety Advisory Committee (RIHSAC) provides advice on railway health and safety and comments on proposed new regulations and guidance.
Light Rail Safety and Standards Board (LRSSB)
We have published a findings report following a review to assess whether LRSSB is fulfilling its intended purpose to better manage the safety, standards, and good practice across the sector.