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Train Drivers

Volume 264: debated on Thursday 19 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what arrangements he is making for the future training and inspection of railway locomotive drivers following recruitment of those already experienced and qualified who will be transferred to Transrail or similar operating companies. [37575]

The Railways (Safety Critical Work) Regulations 1994 require employers to ensure that all railway staff who carry out work defined as safety critical, including train drivers, are competent and fit to carry out their duties safely.The regulations are monitored and enforced by the Health and Safety Executive's railway inspectorate.