November 2012 in Train Operations
Following an incident, a reporter is concerned about the procedures for filling up 'sand hoppers' on trains at some depots in Scotland. The 'sand hoppers' are used to deposit sand on to the tracks to enable the wheels of the trains to grip during a step two or step three brake application.
August 2009 in Train Operations
Further to a previous report (number 40078), additional concern has been raised regarding warning horns on class 158 and 170 trains in Scotland becoming defective during snowy conditions.