Christchurch Transport Blog: Historical Progression in Health and Safety Focus in Transportation Systems

First published on Christchurch Transport Blog Read More One of the topics that is often raised in groups which deal with historical material is the difference in safety culture evident over an extended timeframe. For example it is often remarked upon that the people working in transportation systems such as railway networks would not be… Continue reading Christchurch Transport Blog: Historical Progression in Health and Safety Focus in Transportation Systems

Christchurch Transport Blog: Kiwirail Dreamers Unrealistic Divide and Conquer

First published on Christchurch Transport Blog Read More When it comes to a national rail network, we all want better than what we have now. What can be achieved, however, has to be tempered between pragmatism and dreaming. There are a small number of groups around the country mostly tied to minority political parties not… Continue reading Christchurch Transport Blog: Kiwirail Dreamers Unrealistic Divide and Conquer

Christchurch Transport Blog: Wellington Train Derailment Report Released

First published on Christchurch Transport Blog Read More Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) has released its report RO-2019-105 into the derailment of a freight train in Wellington Yard on 2 July 2019. This derailment blocked the rail lines into Wellington, and consequently made it impossible for suburban passenger trains to enter or leave the Wellington… Continue reading Christchurch Transport Blog: Wellington Train Derailment Report Released