Life & Death on the Railway
This week so far has been a traumatic one for many of my colleagues on the railway. I do not differentiate between companies like a lot of my colleagues do, as far as I am concerned we are a railway family regardless of the colour of our uniform or train. On the 24th April 2012 there were 5 fatalities in one day on the UK railway network, that is five drivers & guards whose lives have been...
Desiro Trains →
These are the main type of train that I work. But I do work on other types of trains well.
Woman 'set herself on fire' on train →
This happened while i was off work after my knee surgery. It was on one of the trains owed by the company I work for and it was two of my colleagues who were working the train when it happened.
What an eventful week it has been, I returned to work on Tuesday for the 1st time since I had my arthroscopy. It has taken its toll on my knee but i was determined to get through it. Today i had to attend a physiotherapy appointment today at 1350, i was promptly told by the physiotherapist that i’m doing too much & that i stand a good chance of doing permanent damage to my knee if I...