November 2012 in Train Operations
Concerns have been raised about depot maintenance staff working long, consecutive and back-to-back shifts within First ScotRail. These shift patterns are said to be due to staff shortages.
March 2010 in Train Operations
A reporter is very concerned about understaffing of multi-functional personnel at York, Darlington and Edinburgh stations, especially with the approach of Christmas.
March 2010 in Network Rail and Suppliers
Maintenance operators in Scotland being asked to work shifts consecutively is a concern for a reporter - this has been the subject of several previous CIRAS reports.
August 2009 in Network Rail and Suppliers
Concern has been expressed by a driver that there appears to be a shortage of signallers in the east and north Scotland area. The shortage of signallers is apparently causing the existing staff to work excessive hours to cover shifts.