What is Rail Fatigue and How to Avoid It

A train driver sits in the driver's compartment of a train, with his face mostly in shadow.

In 2018 Network Rail announced that they were updating their Risk Management Standard (NR/L2/OHS/003), following a review by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) that highlighted the need to reduce staff fatigue in the industry.  This came into full effect in October 2022, meaning everyone within the rail industry must be compliant. These new … Read more