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52492 Lack of a failsafe system on road seven at Waterloo depot

March 2014 in London Underground

tagged Equipment Infrastructure Method of working South East

Concerns have been raised about the lack of a failsafe system on road seven at Waterloo depot on the Waterloo & City line.

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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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52621 Clarification on train dispatch method

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Station and platform South East

Clarification is being sought on the safest method of train dispatch for Class 313 and 377 units on the Southern network.


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52480 Dispatch procedure not being followed at Wimbledon station

February 2014 in Train Operations

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

Drivers have raised concerns about dispatch procedures not being followed correctly on platform nine at Wimbledon station.



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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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52365 Effectiveness and visibility of Platform Staff

January 2014 in London Underground

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Station and platform South East

Concerns have been raised about the effectiveness and visibility of Platform Staff at many London Underground stations.

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52092 Unsafe shunting procedures at Leyton depot

December 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Supervision and Management Equipment South East

Concerns have been raised about a manual shunting procedure at Leyton depot, which is thought to be putting staff at risk and potentially resulting in unsafe train movements.



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52146 Ticket barriers left unmanned at Liverpool Street station

December 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Rostering Station and platform South East

Concerns have been raised about the ticket barriers for platforms nine and ten at Liverpool Street station being left unattended after 22:00.



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52230 Drivers unable to see rear coaches when self-dispatching

December 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Infrastructure Method of working Station and platform South East

Drivers are concerned that they are unable to see the rear doors on trains in the Driver Only Operation (DOO) mirrors on the Up Brighton slow platform at Wandsworth Common station.



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52196 Communication issues between Signallers and Controllers

December 2013 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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