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52257 Suspected asbestos in Euston basement mess room

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Rules and procedures Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about suspected asbestos in a basement mess room at Euston station.



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52465 Build-up of diesel fumes at Canton depot

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment Wales

Concern has been expressed that diesel trains are being left running whilst stabled in the maintenance shed at Canton depot. This results in a build-up of diesel fumes because of the perceived inadequacy in the extraction system.



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52549 Flooding in passenger tunnel at Potters Bar station

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Infrastructure Station and platform Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about flooding in the passenger tunnel beneath the track at Potters Bar station.



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52655 Inadequate security for staff toilets at Leicester station

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Security Work environment East Midlands

Concerns have been raised that the staff toilets located on platform one at Leicester station are not adequately secured.



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52533 Health and safety concerns at Control Centre in Banbury

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Rules and procedures Work environment Central

Several health and safety concerns have been expressed about the prefabricated office that houses Chiltern Control located in Banbury.



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52548 Waste on tracks at Swindon station

March 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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52622 Raised grids at Newton Heath maintenance depot

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Work environment North West

Concerns have been raised about raised grids on roads four, five, six and seven at Newton Heath maintenance depot.


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52417 Flooding in locker room at Paddington station

January 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about frequent flooding of the First Great Western locker room at Paddington station and the unsanitary conditions it creates.



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52244 ‘Lack of maintenance’ of the Northern fleet

November 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Rolling stock Work environment North East North West

Concerns have been raised about the perceived lack of maintenance being carried out on the Northern fleet, which is believed to be increasing the number of defects found. The reporter raises a number of issues which occur on a daily basis and have apparently become worse in the past year.



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52127 Lighting issues and tripping hazards at Macclesfield station

October 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Station and platform Work environment North West

Two issues have been raised concerning Macclesfield station, which are thought to be putting passengers at risk.



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