Infrasafe is a Preferred Supplier of rail safety training to the Career Transition Partnership, providing full support to service leavers to develop skills and forge a new career in the rail industry.

What You Need…
• Training - You cannot work on the railway infrastructure without gaining the entry-level Personal Track Safety (PTS) qualification.

How To Get Started…
Network Rail sets out the requirements to attend PTS training. All candidates need:
• Sponsorship by a RISQS* approved employer or organisation with a Sentinel Site I.D.
• Industry specification PPE**
• A valid original Medical Certificate (to Network Rail Specification NR/L2/OHS/00124)
• A valid Drugs & Alcohol Certificate (to Railway GE/RT 8070 Standard)

Infrasafe Support to Service Leavers…
Infrasafe is a national course provider based in Blaydon, Tyne and Wear. Our comprehensive support to service leaders includes:
Training – We are Link Up* approved to deliver rail safety courses, register your results with Sentinel and arrange Sentinel Card issue.
Recruitment – Infrasafe supplies labour to Network Rail and major rail contractors and recruits quality staff on an ongoing basis.
Sponsorship – In our dual role as a trainer and employer, Infrasafe is able to sponsor candidates (for the course duration) when this is a requirement. We can also advise on where to source Medical, Drugs & Alcohol testing (see below) centres and PPE.**
Advice & Guidance – We talk to candidates and offer advice on which companies are recruiting, the best industry websites and how to move your career forward.
Years of Railway Industry Experience – Infrasafe’s management team and trainers have vast rail sector experience to share with training candidates.

* RISQS is the UK rail industry supplier qualification scheme.

**Rail industry specification PPE – What you Need: All high visibility orange clothing including top and trousers (as specified in GO/RT3279); Hard hat (blue for initial training) compliant with standard BS EN 397; Safety footwear with ankle support compliant with standard BS EN ISO 20345 (Not Riggers).

Medical Services/ Drug & Alcohol Screening Contacts

Search for BUPA centre for Health at work (occupational health)
BUPA Centre, Newcastle 0191 210 5700
Healthcare Connections
Express Medicals

For further information on track safety training, please contact Darren Backhouse at  or on 0191 499 0024.