• in HSQE

    HSQE: Eastrington Bug Hotel!

    The ‘Eastrington Bug Hotel’ was built for the F2G project with the intention of joining areas of wildlife habitat, and enhancing an area of waste land, improving the local environment and creating a wildlife corridor where small mammals, rodents, birds and insects can move from area to area in relative safety. A lectern was installed...
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    Accredited: Mental Health First Aid

    A big thank you to @MHFAEngland for coming in and conducting their Mental Health First Aid training. We now have accredited MHFA throughout the business. “If we can increase understanding of self care & motivate people to practice it, we can make a massive difference.” Your mental health matters, talk to us. There are plenty...
  • in Company, Industry

    S&C Performance: Collaborative partnership with Network Rail

    OSL is proud to announce our collaborative partnership with Network Rail Western route, in supporting them to drive S&C performance in CP6. Led by our Head of S&C (Neil Denton) OSL will play a leading part in supporting Network Rail to identify and rectify underlying faults in S&C, training and enhance performance across the route....
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    BRICS – Bersham Reclaimed Industrial Carbon Solution

    OSL- Enerj8 (www.enerj8.com) have agreed Heads of Terms to design, build and operate a state of the art carbon reclamation facility in Bersham, Wrexham. Design and build contract value £70m, with works to commence in 2020. The site will feature a self-developed carbon neutral thermal oxidisation system, providing an economical solution for the...
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    OSL IRSE Assessing Agency

    We are pleased to announce that OSL have been re-instated as an IRSE Assessing agency (IAA). Thank you to all of those involved for making this happen. The following individuals are responsible for the day to day management of the IAA: Assessing Agency Manager (AAM) – Malcolm Bennett Deputy Assessing Agency Manager (DAAM) – Kevin Jack Senior...
  • in Industry

    Network Rail announces contract awards to deliver signalling nationwide

    The minor signalling frameworks, which are split into 17 route-based lots have been awarded as follows: Amaro Signalling – South East AMCO – Scotland, South East and Wales Amey – Wales, Wessex and Western Balfour Beatty – London North Eastern & East Midlands, Wessex and Western Linbrooke – Anglia, Western and Londo...
  • in Education

    #ThisCollegeTransformsLives

    We are excited to announce that Crewe Engineering & Design UTC have been rated Good in all areas in their first OFSTED. A big congratulations to all. The journey to outstanding continues! Read the full report here: utccrewe.co.uk/ofsted/....
  • in Industry

    Railtex – thank you!

    We wanted to take the time out to say it was great meeting you at Railtex! Our speakers thoroughly enjoyed speaking at the RIA knowledge hub and we all enjoyed making new connections and catching up with current clients. With offices across the UK and India we work on some of the most demanding and challenging...
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    Our Signal Box history

    An interesting historical post that has been shared about our signal box! “There is a fascinating post by Sybil Ruscoe over on the Wem Shropshire, History & Nostalgia page, about Aston Park, once a US-run military stores centre, but now the Industrial Estate and Lower Lacon Caravan Park. During the war, Aston Park had a...
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    Spotlight on Safety

    Safety is the foundation of OSL’s business and we are committed to ensuring the safety of all stakeholders. We’re sharing some images of the Kilkerran site compound in Scotland today to show ‘What good looks like from a welfare set up perspective’. It’s a good example because it provides clear segregation between vehicles and pedestrians,...
  • in Education

    Preparing young people with skills for life

    We are passionate about promoting awareness amongst young people of the importance of level crossing safety. Here is our Systems TIC who regularly volunteers his time to educate local Scouts Cubs about railway level crossing safety and electricity awareness. Great work! Network Rail have also produced a level crossings user guide for youn...
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    York will never believe it

    OSL accelerates growth with new office in York. The new office will provide us with the space we need to accommodate our growing team and to better support clients. You can find us: Mount House, 90 The Mount, York YO24 1AR...
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    Happy Ugadi to our team in Bangalore

    Happy Ugadi to our team in Bangalore, India. ‘Ugadi ‘ is a New Year festival celebration for a few of the Indian states Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. There are a set of customs and traditions that are observed on this special day which you can read more about here: http://tinyurl .com/y52hb4gq...
  • in Education

    Women into STEM day

    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! Female students meet industry experts to highlight the opportunities young women have within the STEM industry. Crewe Engineering and Design UTC, a school for 14-19 year olds, held its first Women into STEM event on Friday 26th April. Attended by all...
  • in Industry

    Kilkerran Comissioning

    Kilkerran Signal Box Life Extension works commissioning has been successfully signed into use at 5:55am, 18th March. OSL as the Principal Contractor completed the design, build, install, test and commissioning. Thank you to all of those involved for your hard work and efforts....
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