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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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52657 & 52662 Unqualified staff covering Service Controller duties

April 2014 in London Underground

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

Concerns have been raised about Service Controller duties being covered by unlicensed and unqualified staff during strike action on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 February 2014. This issue occurred on numerous lines across the Underground.

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52756 Cleaners interfering with maintenance works onboard trains

April 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Training and briefing South East

Concerns have been raised that Cleaners working at Brighton Train Care depot are at times accessing units without permission when the units are being worked on by others.

 

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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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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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