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52508 AWS code 2 fault at signal DY1 not rectified

March 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Infrastructure Signalling West Midlands

Concern has been expressed that signal DY1, located at Elford, has not been fixed even though it is incorrectly producing an Automatic Warning System (AWS) code 2 fault.

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51251 Inconsistencies carrying out signal box special instructions

January 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working Level Crossings Signalling West Midlands

Following report 41076 Signal Box Special Instructions (SBSIs) were brought in at Gobowen level crossing due to the poor rail adhesion and falling gradient on the approach to the station. 

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52344 No radio communication between Taynuilt and Oban

January 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Equipment Infrastructure Signalling Scotland

Concern has been expressed that between Taynuilt and Oban on the West Highland line there is no means of communication between the Driver and Signaller, due to inference from the user mast.

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52222 Obscured signal at Haymarket station

December 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Signalling Station and platform Scotland

Concerns have been raised about a shelter on platform four at Haymarket station obstructing the Conductors' view of the signal and Route Indicator (RI).

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51655 Misleading ground signals at Workington station

September 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Infrastructure Signalling North West

A reporter has concerns about obsolete ground signals in the Workington station area causing confusion for Drivers.

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51551 Unmarked speed restriction between Carnforth and Settle

March 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Infrastructure Signalling North East Scotland

A reporter has concerns about an emergency speed restriction between Carnforth station junction and Settle junction which was left unmarked for two days.

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51399 Signalling arrangements at Norton Bridge junction

February 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Method of working Signalling West Midlands

Concerns have been raised about the practice of bringing High Speed Trains (HSTs) travelling at 125mph to a stop at signal SC3612 protecting Norton Bridge junction.

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51458 ‘Inadequate’ briefing procedures at Marylebone signal box

February 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Signalling South East

Concern has been raised about the procedure for briefing staff on the Autumn Working Arrangements at Marylebone signal box.

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51386 AWS faults in Glasgow area ‘left unrepaired’

January 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Signalling Method of working Scotland

A reporter is concerned that many long-standing Automatic Warning System (AWS) faults on Network Rail infrastructure in the Glasgow area have not been repaired. Some faults were first reported up to three years ago.

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51397 Dirty speed boards between Redhill and Balcomb junction

January 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Signalling South East

A reporter is concerned that there are several dirty, difficult to see permanent speed and warning boards between Redhill and Balcomb junction.

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