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52491 New diagrams on the Great Northern route causing concern

August 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering South East East Anglia

Concern has been expressed that the new diagrams being implemented in December on the Great Northern route could result in an increase in fatigue amongst Drivers.

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52876 Shift causing fatigue concerns on Weymouth to Bristol route

August 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering South West

Concern has been expressed that shift WH1308, on the Weymouth to Bristol route, is causing fatigue amongst staff due to the intensity of the workload. The shift is 8 hours and 40 minutes long, and is reported to be very intense with a scheduled stop every eight minutes.

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52827 Shift patterns causing fatigue for Drivers

June 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering Scotland

Concerns have been raised that rotating shift patterns are leading to Drivers suffering from fatigue.

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52467 New roster at St Philips Marsh depot

May 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering South West

Concern has been expressed that the new turn for Shunters finishing at 08:00 at St Philips Marsh maintenance depot is affecting staff sleeping patterns.

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52472 Drivers suffering from fatigue on the Thameslink route

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering Workload South East

Concerns have been raised about Drivers on the Thameslink route suffering from stress and fatigue as a result of recent roster patterns.



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52197 Inadequate rest period during shift rotation

January 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering South West

Concerns have been raised about staff receiving an inadequate rest period when rotating from night to day shifts in the control room at Swindon. This usually occurs on spare turns or rest days.



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51432 Managers working excessive hours ‘causing fatigue’

November 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering Workload Not Specified

Concerns have been raised about Conductor and Driver Managers working excessive hours and the effect this may have on safety.


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52144 Driving Instructors not receiving full rest period during trial

November 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Method of working Rostering Training and briefing South East

Concerns have been raised about Driver Instructors (DIs) not receiving their full 12 hour rest period due to a change in the training of new Drivers.



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52040 On-call Managers suffering from fatigue

September 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Method of working Rules and procedures Workload South West

Following CIRAS report 50675 sent to South West Trains in 2012, new concerns have been raised about Managers working on-call rotas suffering from fatigue.

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51915 Turn CH361 causing fatigue due to stop-over

August 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering North West Wales

Drivers at Chester depot are concerned about a night turn causing fatigue due to a two hour stop-over.

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