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53116 Correct side door enable equipment failure at East Putney

November 2014 in London Underground

tagged Equipment Infrastructure Method of working Station and platform South East

A reporter is concerned about the Correct Side Door Enable (CSDE) equipment which has failed on the westbound platform at East Putney station. This is just affecting D stock trains on the District line.

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53124 Conductors carrying ticket machines on night turns

November 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Security South East

A reporter has raised concerns that Conductors from Gillingham are being asked to carry ticket machines and sell tickets during night time services.

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53132 Insufficient Platform Staff at Brighton station

November 2014 in Train Operations

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

A reporter has raised concerns about insufficient Platform Staff being rostered on at Brighton station to aid with dispatch.

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53141 Safety glasses are not practical for staff wearing spectacles

October 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Method of working South East

A reporter has raised concerns that the mandatory safety glasses provided to staff in Brighton
maintenance depot are not practical for staff who need to wear spectacles.

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52961 Cleaning Staff working on unlit units at night

October 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Work environment South East East Anglia

Concerns have been raised about a change in procedure resulting in Cleaning Staff carrying out duties on unlit, isolated trains at night.

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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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