February 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers
Concerns have been raised that trains are being scheduled into the working timetable without being validated, potentially increasing the workload for Signallers.
January 2013 in Train Operations
A Driver has concerns about how safety information is being communicated by Train Managers (TM) on Pendolino units, with face-to-face communication becoming less common.
August 2012 in Freight Operations
A Driver is concerned about the length of time it takes to get through via telephone to Direct Rail Services Control. Drivers contact Control to inform them of train movements, incidents on the line, the punctuality of trains, and any other problems.
March 2012 in Network Rail and Suppliers
A reporter is seeking clarification on whether Signallers should be adhering toRule Book module TS9 part 2.6. This section applies when Signallers have been informed that the road traffic lights at an Automatic Open Crossing Locally monitored (AOCL) or Automatic Barrier Crossing locally monitored (ABCL) have failed.
January 2011 in Network Rail and Suppliers
A reporter has contacted CIRAS with concerns about the safety culture impacting negatively on the working practices of a company called Railway Vehicle Engineers Ltd (RVEL) who maintain the Network Rail infrastructure maintenance vehicles.
December 2010 in Network Rail and Suppliers
A reporter has contacted CIRAS regarding the withdrawal of late notice cases by Balfour Beatty at various depots including Ashford and Hither Green.
March 2010 in Network Rail and Suppliers
An experienced COSS fears raising legitimate safety concerns because client contractors often ask for agency staff to be replaced if they are perceived as obstructionist.
January 2010 in Network Rail and Suppliers
CIRAS has received a report about signallers on the Sheffield - Doncaster route not using the phonetic alphabet when communicating with drivers and/or shunters.