Part 3: Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

Part 3: Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

In the final part of our “Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector” blog, we are looking beyond the railway functional safety standardization framework to see how other safety relevant industries are addressing functional safety aspects. The series of railway RAMS...
Part 2: Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

Part 2: Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

In our previous blog, “Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector”, we looked at the benefits of marrying the Cone of Uncertainty concept with the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) lifecycle. This enables us to assess more accurately the...
Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

Another busy morning in the office, coffee poured, all set for the day ahead. An email arrives asking for sign off to authorize a new release of a safety critical electronic control board on an in-service train. I could do the sign off in the blink of an eye, but am I...