PACTS urges Government to inform public of full risks of car v public transport, not just Covid

PACTS has written (2nd September) to the Secretary of State for Transport to urge the government to inform the public of the full risks of travel by road compared with public transport, and not only those relating to coronavirus. The letter is published here: PACTS to SoS Covid & PT 02Sept2020. There is now a unique opportunity to shift to a cleaner, greener, safer transport system. The Government has implemented […]

Fatal Train Accidents in Britain and Europe 2019

Professor Andrew Evans has produced his 2019 statistical analyses of train accidents in Europe and Great Britain. A summary of each  and links to the full reports are below. Great Britain summary: This paper updates the author’s previous statistical analyses of fatal train accidents on running lines of the national railway system of Great Britain to the end of 2019, based on fatal accident data over the 53-year period 1967 […]

50 years of transport safety research – Professor Allsop

The Universities’ Transport Studies Group (UTSG) held their 50th Anniversary Event on the 19th December 2017 at UCL. 

PACTS Response: Revising Safety Regulations Consultation

PACTS has submitted a response to the Office of Railway Regulation (ORR) Consultation Revising the Railway Safety Regulations, a review looking at the Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1997, Railways Safety Regulations 1999 and Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2001. PACTS response to Revising Railways Safety Regulations consultation is available here.