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Safety

Stakeholder’s views on the way forward in respect of Potters Bar and Grayrigg accidents

Following publication of the Rail Accident Investigation’s report into the Grayrigg accident on 23 October 2008, Secretary of State sought views (19 November 2008) from affected parties on the way forward in respect of Potters Bar and Grayrigg accidents. The documents attached contain their views on the way forward in relation to both accidents.


Railway safety regime

The Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (ROGS) provide the regulatory regime for rail safety.

Published:
23 October 2007
Last update:
27 April 2009

Safety Regulator

The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) is the independent health and safety regulator for the GB railway.

Published:
23 October 2007
Last update:
17 November 2008

European Railway Safety Directive

The EC Safety Directive (2004) has established a common regulatory framework for rail safety across the EU.

Published:
23 October 2007
Last update:
08 March 2010

Channel Tunnel Safety Authority

The Channel Tunnel Safety Authority is an independent, bi-national body that reports through the Channel Tunnel Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) to both the UK and French Governments, on all matters relating to safety in the operation of the Channel Tunnel Fixed Link.

Published:
23 October 2007

Investigation of Accidents

The Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (ROGS) provide the new regulatory regime for rail safety.

Published:
23 October 2007

Rail Safety Performance Statistics

The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) and the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) record data and maintain statistics on GB railway safety performance.

Published:
23 October 2007

British Transport Police (BTP)

The BTP is responsible for pursuing criminal prosecutions following a rail accident.

Published:
23 October 2007