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June 1, 2019 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Talk: “Railway Safety” by David Maidment

    David Maidment spent his career in the railways, from managing a station in South Wales to Head of Safety Policy at the BR Headquarters in the 1990s.  He also acted as adviser on railway safety to the railways of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong, Germany and Ireland. In this talk he will discuss the changes in safety management systems and safety culture on the railways from his experience at the BR Headquarters in the 1990s after coordinating the BR response to the Judicial Inquiry on the Clapham Junction accident in 1988.