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53254 Train vibrations causing back problems

Feb 2015 in London Underground

tagged Rolling stock Work environment South East

A reporter has contacted CIRAS to express concern that the vibration of the trains on the
Piccadilly line is causing Drivers back problems.

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53067 Hazardous authorised walking route at Worcester Shrub Hill

Dec 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Infrastructure Security Work environment Central

Concerns have been raised about the safety and security of staff using the authorised walking
route between Worcester Shrub Hill station and Hereford sidings, in order to operate the ground frame. The walking route is unlit, with poor underfoot conditions and is accessible by a neighbouring business park.

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