- Safety bodies
As well as our responsibility as the health and safety regulator for Britain's railways, there are other bodies that also have responsibility for railway safety.
More details about how we carry out our regulatory duties as the health and safety regulator can be found under health and safety regulation.
Investigates railway accidents and incidents on the UK's railways to improve safety, not to establish blame.
The IGC is the safety authority for the Channel Tunnel within the meaning of the European Railway Safety Directive. The CTSA advises and assists the Intergovernmental Commission on all matters concerning safety in the operation of the Channel Tunnel.
Helps the mainline railway industry's work to achieve continuous improvement in health and safety performance.
The national police force for the mainline railways and the London Underground system, Docklands Light Railway, the Glasgow Subway, the Midland Metro tram system and Croydon Tramlink.
The HSE gives advice to the Government on health and safety matters.