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52985 Functionality of emergency call button on GSM-R

August 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working South East

Concerns have been raised about the functionality of the emergency call button on GSM-R radios.


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52918 Fire alarm system setup at Marylebone

August 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Equipment Method of working Supervision and Management South East

Concerns have been raised about the changes made to the setup of the fire alarm system at Marylebone station when it was replaced around two years ago. 

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53009 Staff covering Train Manager duties without adequate training

August 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Rules and procedures South East

Concerns have been raised about the level of training staff received prior to being asked to cover Train Manager duties during recent strike action.

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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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52196 Communication issues between Signallers and Controllers

July 2014 in London Underground

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working Signalling South East

Concerns have been raised about the poor communication between London Underground Signallers and Line Controllers during periods of service disruption on the District line.

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52926 & 52952 Dust causing concerns at Bournemouth depot

July 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Method of working Work environment South East

Two separate reports have been received expressing concern about the level of dust being created in Bournemouth traincare depot.



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52736 Two rail freight terminals sharing one radio channel

June 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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52816 Procedure not followed after discovery of potential asbestos

May 2014 in London Underground

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Supervision and Management Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised that the correct procedure was not followed after the discovery of potential asbestos on a train at Northfields depot.

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52705 Drivers at risk of assault when terminating at Hayes

May 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Security Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about Drivers having to remove passengers from the train without assistance when terminating at Hayes station in the late evenings.

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52871 Drivers in need of GSM-R re-training

May 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Training and briefing South East

Concerns have been raised that Drivers are in need of re-training before the implementation of Global System for Mobile Communications - Railway (GSM-R) in the driving cabs later this year.

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