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51697 Inadequate rest period for relief Signallers

July 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Fatigue Rostering Rules and procedures South East

Concerns have been raised about relief Signallers working on the Kent route not receiving adequate rest periods when shifts rotate.

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52439 Non-emergency work not being planned one shift in advance

July 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working Rules and procedures Workload South East

Concern has been expressed that non-emergency work is not being pre-planned or a pack provided one shift in advance at Orpington Delivery Unit, in accordance with the current
Safe System of Work (SSoW) briefing given to staff.

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52044 Lack of safety briefings at Cricklewood, Luton and Bedford

June 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Training and briefing South East

Concern has been raised that staff at Cricklewood, Luton and Bedford are not receiving safety
briefings.

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52551 No heating in security cabins at London Bridge

May 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Work environment South East

Concern has been expressed that heating is not provided in any of the security cabins located on the London Bridge station redevelopment project.

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52795 Speed restrictions set up incorrectly

April 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Signalling Rules and procedures South East Central North East

Concern has been expressed that Temporary Speed Restrictions (TSRs) and Emergency Speed
Restrictions (ESRs) are not being set up correctly on the route between Sheffield and London.

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52320 Lack of briefings and welfare facilities at Haversham

January 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working Rules and procedures Work environment South East

Concern has been expressed about a lack of briefings and welfare facilities on a site at
Haversham near Milton Keynes.

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52343 Inadequate rest periods and excessive door-to-door times

January 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Fatigue Rostering Supervision and Management South East

Concerns have been raised about Keltbray Rail staff in the south east suffering from fatigue due to shift design, especially at the weekends.

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52221 Poor condition of toilets at Ruislip yard

December 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about the condition of the staff toilets on the Balfour Beatty site at
Ruislip yard.

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52125 Long travel times for staff travelling from north to south

November 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Fatigue Rostering Rules and procedures Supervision and Management North East North West South East

Concerns have been raised about Keltbray Aspire exceeding Network Rail's 14 hour door-to-door recommendation.

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51903 Long travel times to and from sites in the south east

September 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Fatigue Rostering Rules and procedures Supervision and Management South East

Following reports 50156, 50562, 50565 and 51372 concerning long travel times for KJ Rail staff, new concerns have been raised.

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