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  • Interactive guide for specialist software

    13 November 2007

    Lucid has been commissioned by Network Rail to develop an interactive user guide to a specialist software package, the Route Drivability Tool (RDT). Developed by the human factors consultancy Human Engineering, the RDT allows signalling engineers and ergonomists to assess the impact of a signalling scheme design on the driver’s workload early on in the design process.
  • Interactive DVD shortlisted for the SHP Awards
    Interactive DVD shortlisted for the SHP Awards

    08 October 2007

    The 21st Century Professional Driver, an interactive training DVD produced by Lucid for the Rail Safety and Standards Board, was shortlisted for the 2007 Safety & Health Practitioner Awards, in the Best H&S achievement in the transport and logistics category.
  • Successful launch of PTS DVD at Driver Training Conference
    Successful launch of PTS DVD at Driver Training Conference

    02 October 2007

    The launch of the interactive PTS training DVD at the Driver Training Conference on the 18th September was a great success.
  • Supporting website for PTS DVD now live
    Supporting website for PTS DVD now live

    17 August 2007

    The supporting website for the new Personal Track Safety (PTS) training course, which is currently under development, is now live.
  • Interactive DVD recognised in rail awards
    Interactive DVD recognised in rail awards

    17 July 2007

    The 21st Century Professional Driver, an interactive DVD produced by Lucid, received a High Commendation at the Rail Industry Innovation Awards 2007.
  • FlashPoint 2.0 launched

    17 July 2007

    The Lucid technical team has recently completed the development of version 2 of FlashPoint, our interactive application framework. The framework was built using Adobe Flash technology, a popular method for adding animation and interactivity to applications and web sites.
  • National conference for ATOC DMG

    12 July 2007

    Lucid represented the rail industry Association of Train Operating Companies Driver Manager’s Group at the National SPAD and Operations Risk Conference.
  • Lucid team expands again

    22 June 2007

    Ingrid van Vliet has joined the company as a consultant to assist with project management for various communication projects, especially those involving film and video.
  • COSS briefing training materials

    05 June 2007

    Lucid has recently developed a training course for the rail industry which motivates and enables Controllers of Site Safety (COSS) to deliver effective site safety briefings.
  • Track safety training package for train and freight operators

    26 April 2007

    Lucid has been commissioned by the Rail Safety and Standards Board to develop a computer based training package on personal track safety for passenger train and freight operators.
  • Success of 21st Century Professional Driver DVD

    01 February 2007

    Demand for the 21st Century Professional Driver DVD has recently led to a request for a third print run, which is evidence of its continuing success.
  • Lucid team goes from strength to strength

    09 January 2007

    Nico Denzl joins the Lucid team as an application developer, marking the start of a new year and the success of Lucid's internship programme.
  • Briefer's toolkit breaks 500

    09 January 2007

    Two years ago Lucid created an online toolkit for safety briefings for the Railway Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), but its success has surpassed all expectations as registration numbers hit 500.
  • Hybrid .NET web / Windows solution for level crossings

    15 August 2006

    Lucid has built a database-driven website to enable people managing railway level crossings to search the research database and identify suitable mitigation measures.
  • National conference for SCCFG

    11 July 2006

    Lucid represented the rail industry Safety Critical Communications Focus Group at the National SPAD and Operations Risk Conference held in London 11th July.
  • New team member

    13 June 2006

    Rebecca Percival, consultant at Lucid, takes responsibility for ensuring all projects are managed in the most resourceful and cost-effective manner, and brings to the table several years of account management expertise.
  • Partnership status opens inside track
    Partnership status opens inside track

    01 June 2006

    Building on our technical know-how, we have completed the Microsoft Partner Programme, which recognises excellence and expertise in software development.
  • ARC visual identity sparks success
    ARC visual identity sparks success

    14 May 2006

    Lucid has developed a visual identity for ARC Resource Solutions, a specialist recruitment consultancy.
  • Interactive CD goes international

    13 May 2006

    Lucid is developing an interactive CD-ROM for the Rail Safety and Standards Board to share with the international rail and research community this summer. June 2006 will see the CD-ROM launched at the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR) in Montreal, Canada.
  • Training DVD for Britain's train drivers

    13 May 2006

    Lucid has been commissioned by the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) to develop a training DVD for Britain's train drivers on the concept of professional driving.
  • Online training materials for the rail industry

    14 February 2006

    Lucid is working with the rail industry Safety Critical Communications Focus Group (SCCFG) to develop an online training package on railway communications
  • Improving the Highways Agency Research Compendium
    Improving the Highways Agency Research Compendium

    06 December 2005

    Lucid is currently working to bring the Highways Agency Research Compendium in line with Highways Agency's new website design – from fixed width three columns to liquid four columns.
  • International conference for SCCFG
    International conference for SCCFG

    24 November 2005

    Lucid has produced a DVD containing training materials for On Track Plant (OTP) Machine- and Crane Controllers working on the railway.
  • OTP training and assessment materials
    OTP training and assessment materials

    30 September 2005

    Lucid has produced a DVD containing training materials for On Track Plant (OTP) Machine- and Crane Controllers working on the railway.
  • Interactive training for Network Rail
    Interactive training for Network Rail

    01 September 2005

    Lucid is developing an interactive training CD for Network Rail to improve managers' skills in assessing safety critical communications.
  • Tracksafety.info usage on the increase
    Tracksafety.info usage on the increase

    25 August 2005

    The usage of the rail industry track safety website Tracksafety.info has grown ten-fold in the six months that Lucid has been managing the site.
  • B2P Outlook plugin

    25 August 2005

    Virtual Enterprise Management (VEM) have engaged Lucid to produce a custom plugin to Microsoft Outlook. This plugin is designed to create an interface between Outlook and VEM's Benchtime2Primetime (B2P) event management system.
  • Lucid technical department adds MS qualifications
    Lucid technical department adds MS qualifications

    22 June 2005

    The Technical Department at Lucid is in the process of improving its expertise in the use of Microsoft development technologies, gaining Microsoft Certified qualififcations.
  • Research Compendium document library

    01 June 2005

    The compendium is an online database of research commissioned by the Highways Agency (HA). It is used by transport professionals, students and educational institutions all over the world. The HA use the website as their primary means of compliance with the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Award for our e-learning materials

    22 March 2005

    Interactive learning materials developed by Lucid have won the prestigious Innovation in Safety Award at the annual Railway Industry Innovation Awards.
  • Track safety communications
    Track safety communications

    16 November 2004

    Lucid has been chosen by the Rail Safety & Standards Board to develop safety communications for the rail industry.
  • Lucid develops SCCFG website
    Lucid develops SCCFG website

    01 October 2004

    Lucid has developed a website for the rail industry Safety Critical Communications Focus Group.
  • Interactive training tool for the rail industry

    01 September 2004

    Lucid has developed an interactive training tool for the rail industry to improve safety critical communications.
  • Directing online communications

    01 May 2004

    Directing Online Communications is a complete introduction to the process of creating and maintaining online communications.
  • Network Rail Freight Property Catalogue

    01 February 2004

    The Freight Property Catalogue is an online database of railway related property that is available for lease by freight operating companies and contractors.
  • API Photographic Services

    01 December 2003

    API provides the marketing and advertising industry with photographs and video of events and outdoor campaigns.
  • Highways Agency Research Compendium

    01 November 2003

    The Research Compendium is an online database of research commissioned by the Highways Agency (HA).
  • Network Rail Freight Commercial Services

    01 October 2003

    Following comprehensive user and industry research, Lucid has redeveloped the Freight Commercial Services web site.

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