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52677 Clarification for locking rear doors on short platforms

May 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Station and platform North West

Clarification is being sought on the procedure for securing the rear doors when stopping on short platforms.

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52127 Lighting issues and tripping hazards at Macclesfield station

October 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Station and platform Work environment North West

Two issues have been raised concerning Macclesfield station, which are thought to be putting passengers at risk.



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51794 Drunken passengers at Deansgate station

April 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Security Station and platform Work environment North West

Drunk and abusive passengers at Deansgate station on Friday and Saturday nights is causing concern for Conductors serving the station.

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50043 'Unreliable' back-to-back radios

February 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Equipment Station and platform North West

Station staff are concerned about the reliability of the back-to-back radios provided for employees working in Liverpool city centre stations. The stations affected are Hamilton Square, James Street, Liverpool Central, Liverpool Lime Street and Moorfields.

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41049 ‘Unsafe’ gap between train and platform at Penrith station

November 2010 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform North West

A reporter has contacted CIRAS with concerns about the gap between the train and platform at Penrith station. The concern regards both the width and the height of the gap.

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41084 Emergency lamps ‘not fit for purpose’

November 2010 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Equipment Station and platform North West

The new emergency lamps used by Virgin station staff in the Manchester area are perceived as 'not fit for purpose' by a reporter.

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40924 Gritting of stations on Manchester-Wigan route

March 2010 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform Work environment North West

A reporter has expressed concerns about the gritting of Greater Manchester stations during adverse weather conditions, especially with the recent snow and ice.

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40851 State of car park at Bolton station

March 2010 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform North West

The general state of the car park at Bolton station, and a pile of tyres that appear to have been dumped, concern a visitor to the station.

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40717 Restricted emergency access into Bolton station from car park

August 2009 in Train Operations

tagged Security Work environment Station and platform North West

Restricted emergency access into Bolton station from the car park located behind platform five has been highlighted by one reporter.

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40705 Slippery mats at the top of the stairs at Bolton station

August 2009 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform Work environment North West

Slippery matting located at the top of the stairs leading to platform three and four at Bolton station is a concern for one reporter.

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