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Network Rail Track Delivery Update from Steve Featherstone 25th July 2014

25 July 2014 | Public
Published on 25 July 2014

Lookout Operated Warning Systems (LOWS) On many of our Track work sites we use Lookout Operated Warning Systems (LOWS) to warn track workers a train is approaching.  In February ...

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Track Delivery update 11 July 2014 - Steve Featherstone

11 July 2014 | Public
Published on 11 July 2014

Recommendations following fatal accident In January, John Wright, one of our colleagues working out of Doncaster delivery unit, was struck by a train while working in the Newark Northgate area. ...

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Track Delivery update 30 June 2014

30 June 2014 | Public
Published on 30 June 2014

Close calls and fatigue The latest Track Safety Alliance video was launched at the recent TSA staff reps meeting, on the theme of Close Calls.  We managed to fill the auditorium with 200 ...

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Network Rail and London Underground join the PWI as Corporate Members

17 June 2014 | Public
Published on 17 June 2014

Lots has happened since my last blog. The London seminar, Infrarail, Corporate Membership, an industry briefing on track renewals and the publication of ‘Understanding Track ...

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Perfect Permanent Way Performance

12 June 2014 | Public
Published on 12 June 2014

Celebrating 131 Permanent Way Course Passes 131 London Underground staff have recently passed the London Underground annual asset knowledge course known as the ‘A’ and ‘B’ ...

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Network Rail Track Delivery Update from Steve Featherstone. 10 June 2014

10 June 2014 | Public
Published on 10 June 2014

Carillon Fatalities Sadly yesterday morning we heard that five members of a Carillion team returning home from work on the Reading project were involved in a road traffic accident on a motorway. ...

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Network Rail Track Delivery Update from Steve Featherstone. 28 May 2014

28 May 2014 | Public
Published on 28 May 2014

Project Safety Leadership Group (PSLG) Last Thursday, I chaired the Project Safety Leadership Group (PSLG) meeting.  PSLG includes senior representatives from Network Rail Infrastructure ...

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Watch the PWI in 2014

09 December 2013 | Public
Published on 09 December 2013

As the end of another year approaches, it’s an opportunity to reflect and also to look forward. Organisationally there have been some big changes in 2013. In the year, the PWI has gained a ...

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New website

07 October 2013 | Public
Published on 07 October 2013

Here it is! The launch of our new website has to be the main story this month. We have invested a great deal of time and money in a website that is up to the high standards our members deserve. ...

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PWI Fellowship

06 October 2013 | Public
Published on 06 October 2013

I was surprised to discover recently that only 438 of our 2507 UK members are Fellows of the Institution. We pride ourselves on the number of senior engineers in the PWI but that’s not ...

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