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51806 ‘Poor’ condition of Ripple Lane yard

March 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment South East

Concern has been expressed about the poor condition of Ripple Lane yard in Barking. The lack of lighting and uneven walking routes was previously raised in CIRAS report 50174.  Although the lighting was fixed after the initial report, it has stopped working again.


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52207 Inadequate work environment at Ripple Lane West yard

March 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment Security South East

Several concerns, which are thought to be putting staff at risk, have been raised about the work environment at Ripple Lane West yard.


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52736 Two rail freight terminals sharing one radio channel

March 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working South East

Concerns have been raised that since the introduction of a new terminal at the Port of Felixstowe, the north and central terminals are sharing one radio channel.



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52311 Trainee supervised driving hours reduced

December 2013 in Freight Operations

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Training and briefing South East East Midlands

Concerns have been raised about a reduction in the number of supervised driving hours that trainee Train Drivers are receiving at Peak Forest and Acton depots.


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51643 Infrastructure staff working excessive hours

April 2013 in Freight Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering Rules and procedures South East South West West Midlands East Midlands

A reporter is concerned about excessive hours being worked by staff for the infrastructure side of DB Schenker in the south and Midlands.

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51772 Long shifts as a result of merged diagrams

April 2013 in Freight Operations

tagged Fatigue Rostering South East South West East Anglia

Concerns have been raised about long shifts causing fatigue for Drivers working on the Eastern and Southern routes.

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51685 Authorised walking route at Eastleigh obstructed

April 2013 in Freight Operations

tagged Infrastructure South East

Concerns have been raised about the authorised walking route from Eastleigh depot to the station being obstructed.

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50987 ‘Poor condition’ of staff accommodation at Eastleigh yard

November 2012 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment South East

Drivers and Shunters are concerned about the condition of the staff accommodation at Eastleigh yard. A number of issues are outlined below.

 

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50948 ‘Insufficient’ lighting at Hoo junction Up yard

September 2012 in Freight Operations

tagged Fatigue Training and briefing Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about the lighting at Hoo junction Up yard.
 

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50663 Insufficient lighting at Eastleigh yard

May 2012 in Freight Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment South East

A reporter has two concerns about the lighting at Eastleigh yard.

 

 

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