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53061 Late notices not being posted at Bournemouth

November 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Rules and procedures Training and briefing South East

Concerns have been raised about late notices being posted in the late notice case in an untimely manner, or in some instances not at all.

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53241 Competency of Maintenance Engineers

November 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Training and briefing Not Specified

A reporter is concerned about Engineers who are not gas registered attending to gas appliances at First Great Western locations.

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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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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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52568 Lack of training and certification

April 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Training and briefing Not Specified

Concerns have been expressed that Cleaners are not receiving practical, hands-on training in working with the chemicals and machinery required to carry out their duties.

 

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52248 Inadequate training for staff carrying out de-icing works

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Training and briefing South East

Concerns have been raised about the training that was delivered to staff when de-icing of the third rail was carried out.



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52742 Rule Book alterations not delivered to staff at Harrogate

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Rules and procedures Training and briefing North East

Concerns have been raised that Drivers based at Harrogate have not received December's Rule Book alterations.

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52406 Competency requirements for staff working trackside

February 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Rules and procedures Training and briefing Scotland

Clarification is being sought about competency requirements for non-safety critical staff working trackside within a depot or siding.


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52346 Conductors not trained on GSM-R radios

December 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Communication and teamwork Equipment Knowledge Skills and experience Training and briefing South East

Conductors are concerned about a lack of training/briefing being provided for the new GSM-R radios. It is believed that Southern have recently completed the fitment of GSM-R radios to all of their rolling stock.



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52144 Driving Instructors not receiving full rest period during trial

November 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Fatigue Method of working Rostering Training and briefing South East

Concerns have been raised about Driver Instructors (DIs) not receiving their full 12 hour rest period due to a change in the training of new Drivers.



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