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53164 ‘Poor’ working environment and intensity of diagrams

January 2015 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering Work environment South East

A reporter has expressed concern about the lack of facilities available to staff at St Albans, the uncleanliness of the driving cabs in the Class 319s, and the timing of the staff breaks during intensive diagrams.

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53207 Lack of vegetation management

December 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform Work environment South East

A reporter is concerned about vegetation management at stations on the Southern network.

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53213 Inadequate facilities at Paddington station

December 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Work environment South East

A reporter has raised concerns about the facilities located on platform one at Paddington station which are used by Station Staff.

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53165 Change of use for mess room at Victoria station

December 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Work environment South East

A reporter has concerns about the change in use of one of the mess rooms at Victoria station.

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52799 Hazardous working environment at Dumfries yard

December 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Infrastructure Work environment Scotland

Concerns have been raised about the condition of Dumfries yard. There are a number of issues which may be contributing to a hazardous environment for staff working in the yard.

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53029 Ventilation issues on Mark III coaches

November 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Rolling stock Work environment South East West Midlands

Concerns have been raised about the lack of additional ventilation on the Mark III coaches when the air conditioning fails.

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53119 Inadequate drainage system at St Pancras station

November 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Infrastructure Work environment South East

A reporter has raised concerns about recent leaks into the mess room area on the east side of St Pancras station.

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52910 Sewage leaking at Edinburgh Waverley station

October 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform Work environment Scotland

Concerns have been raised that sewage is leaking from the East Coast toilets which are located above platform 11 at Edinburgh Waverley station.


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52548 Waste on tracks at Swindon station

October 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Infrastructure Rolling stock Work environment Central

Concerns have been raised about human waste being emptied from trains onto the tracks at Swindon station, creating an unhygienic and unpleasant environment for both passengers and staff.

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52911 Diesel fumes in rear cab of Class 171 units

October 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Rolling stock Work environment South East

Concern has been expressed that diesel fumes are entering the rear cab of the Class 171 units when they are in a two-car formation.

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