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CP Rail ordered to deal with safety risks of worker fatigue
Feds order CP Rail to deal with safety risks of worker fatigueTransport Canada tells railway to change procedures on B.C. lines from: http://www.ohscanada.com/health-safety/feds-order-cp-rail-to-deal-with-safety-risks-of-worker-fatigue-2/1003349395/ A rail safety inspector with...
Metro-North to screen engineers for sleep apnea
MTA Metro-North Railroad has selected a health care firm that specializes in sleep disorders to screen all locomotive engineers for sleep apnea, railroad officials announced Dec. 15.Under a seven-month pilot project, all 410 Metro-North engineers and about 20 engineers in training will undergo an...
Train derailment fuels sleep apnea screening talks
From myway...........A deadly Metro-North train derailment last year in which the "dazed" engineer was found to have sleep apnea has pushed the commuter railroad to look into establishing screening for the condition, which could include measuring operators' necks and asking them and their...
Argentina tackles sleeping train drivers and drivers reading books or texting
http://video.uk.msn.com/watch/video/shocking-video-of-train-drivers-sleeping-and-reading-a-book/2g1njyhxThis link will take you to the MSN site and a video report of the Argentinian crack down on poor train driving. It shows CCTV of drivers putting passengers lives at risk by texting, reading anf...
High-tech chicken soup to ease fatigue - Railroaders guide to healthy sleep
Sleep, fatigue, workplace safety and quality of life are stitched together tighter than the seams on a major league baseball – and unpredictable work schedules can undo those stitches faster than a Stephen Strasburg 100-mph heater.A new website, created by sleep scientists at Harvard Medical...
ORR revises fatigue guidance
 ORR revises fatigue guidance23 Jan 2012 from: http://www.aslef.org.uk/information/100012/131990/orr_revises_fatigue_guidance/The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) has published new guidance on good practice in managing fatigue within the rail industry.The union has welcomed it, and its lead...
Driver fatigue reason for runaway train on West Coast Mainline - report
  Cumberland NewsDriver fatigue reason for runaway train on West Coast Mainline - reportBy Phil ColemanLast updated at 14:59, Friday, 19 August 2011 Safety chiefs have urged the rail industry to ditch its most gruelling shift patterns after driver fatigue was pinpointed as the cause...
FRA’s final HOS rules for passenger, commuter service
WASHINGTON – Passenger and commuter train conductors and engineers face new hours-of-service rules effective Oct. 15 under a final rule published Aug. 12 by the Federal Railroad Administration.The new rules, scheduled to take effect Oct. 15, differ in certain areas from hours-of-service...
U.S. DoT Launches Initiative to Prevent Employee Fatigue and Increase Safety on America’s Railways
Federal Railroad Administration Issues Regulations on Hours of Service forPassenger Train Crews to Avoid Fatigue-Related AccidentsWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a final rule today limiting the number of consecutive hours passenger railroad workers can be on the job....
RAIB investige incident involving a freight train near Shap, Cumbria, on 17 August 2010
The RAIB is carrying out an investigation into a serious incident involving a freight train that occurred on the West Coast Main Line in Cumbria.At around 02:05 hrs on 17 August 2010 and around two miles from Shap summit, freight train 4S25, the 21:32 hrs northbound container service from Hams...

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