Rail Hazards & Risks

The course provides an overview of the typical hazards associated with railway infrastructure, rolling stock, operations and maintenance.  It also provides an introduction to the concepts of risk management and an understanding of the role of risk management through the rail project lifecycle.  This involves studying the different sources of risk in the rail industry, the regulatory regimes of the industry, the typical phases of a project and opportunities for risk reduction within each of the phases and the final acceptance into service.