Health and safety

Responses to RAIB reports 2022

25 January 2023
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Our responses to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) in relation to their recommendations published in 2022.

Railway Safety Regulations 1999

13 January 2023
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Update and changes to Railway Safety Regulations 1999 guidance on Mark 1 type rolling stock and hinged door rolling stock.

Driver sentenced to eight months imprisonment for causing crash

10 January 2023
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Mr Mark Andrew Hubble has been found guilty of breaching Section 7a of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and sentenced to eight months imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, following a prosecution brought by the Office of Rail and Road.

Entities in charge of maintenance

12 December 2022
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People or organisations responsible for the maintenance of rail vehicles on the mainline railway are known as Entities in Charge of Maintenance (ECMs). This page gives an overview of the requirements for ECMs. It has been updated to reflect the legislative requirements following the UK’s exit from the EU.

Mainline certificates

12 December 2022
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ROGS safety certificates and authorisations issued by us for mainline operators.