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Beyond the Organisation: Identifying Further Contributors to Railway Safety Culture, B Accou (Paper)

hong-kong

Sailing on the widespread belief across sectors that a good safety culture is paramount for good safety performance in organisations that deal with major hazards, the recently renewed European legislation on railway safety has introduced the concept of safety culture as a feature of good safety management. This requirement will soon be further strengthened in secondary legislation and accompanying guidance and, as a logical consequence, will have to be assessed and regulated in the future. But is it possible to influence the safety culture of an industry duty-holder from outside, in the first place? Who should do it? And how?

Year of Publication: 2017

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Track Circuit Reliability Assessment for Preventing Railway Accidents J-L Wybo (Paper)

hong-kong

The safe operation of a railway signaling system depends on accurate and up-to-date information on the position and movements of trains provided by train detection devices. Track circuits are the most popular systems used over the world to provide information on position and movements of trains and ensure safety of circulations. In close cooperation with experts and practitioners of the French national railways company SNCF, we have designed a reliability model of track circuits taking into account local conditions: environment, vehicles, track, traffic, track circuit technology and use. Combined with an assessment of potential consequences of failure, this model supports managersê strategies to reduce the risks and optimize resources allocation.

Year of Publication: 2017

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Use of Fire Suppression System in Underground Stations and Metro Tunnels, S Lai (Paper)

hong-kong

This paper will summarize the current practices in different cities including Hong Kong, Singapore, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Middle East, etc. on the application of various water suppression system in underground stations and metro tunnels. The paper will also provide an overview on the upcoming trends on the use of fire suppression system in underground stations and metro tunnels.

Year of Publication: 2017

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How to Nurture Train Related Workers, M Yoshigiwa (Paper)

hong-kong

The Assistant Director General of Managers’ Section of JREU outlines how JR East introduced hiring workers as part of a –life cycle” system. Staff start as –station staff” then become –conductor” and finally work as –driver”. Following the –life cycle” system, a newly hired employee can become a driver after 7 years at the shortest period since entering the company.

Year of Publication: 2017

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