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52492 Lack of a failsafe system on road seven at Waterloo depot

March 2014 in London Underground

tagged Equipment Infrastructure Method of working South East

Concerns have been raised about the lack of a failsafe system on road seven at Waterloo depot on the Waterloo & City line.

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52365 Effectiveness and visibility of Platform Staff

January 2014 in London Underground

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Station and platform South East

Concerns have been raised about the effectiveness and visibility of Platform Staff at many London Underground stations.

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52196 Communication issues between Signallers and Controllers

December 2013 in London Underground

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working Signalling South East

Concerns have been raised about the poor communication between London Underground Signallers and Line Controllers during periods of service disruption on the District line.

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52240 No extraction system for works at Morden depot

December 2013 in London Underground

tagged Equipment Method of working Work environment South East

Concerns have been raised about the lack of a fume/dust extraction system at Morden depot.

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52200 Clarification for travelling on engineering trains

November 2013 in London Underground

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures South East

Clarification is sought as to whether staff are permitted to travel on board engineering trains whilst travelling between sites.

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52237 Familiarisation on motorised section switches

November 2013 in London Underground

tagged Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Training and briefing South East

Clarification is being sought on whether staff require familiarisation on the use of motorised section switches during the yearly Continuous Development Programme (CDP).

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51731 Connect radio system procedures ‘not fully implemented’

May 2013 in London Underground

tagged Communication and teamwork Knowledge Skills and experience Method of working Training and briefing South East

Clarification is being sought on why Connect radio system procedures appear not to have been fully implemented on the Bakerloo line.

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51819 Traction current switched on during a possession

May 2013 in London Underground

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures South East

Concerns have been raised about an incident that occurred on 23 March during engineering works between Leyton and Leytonstone.

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51774 Detraining procedure ‘more likely to cause incidents’

April 2013 in London Underground

tagged Communication and teamwork Method of working Station and platform South East

An employee is concerned that the detraining procedure currently used on the Bakerloo line is largely responsible for 'carry-over' incidents where passengers stay on the train into the sidings.

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51509 Extended periods between rail vehicle examination checks

March 2013 in London Underground

tagged Method of working Rolling stock Rules and procedures South East

A reporter is concerned that the time taken between rail vehicle examination checks on London Underground rolling stock has been extended from 14 days to 23 days. There is the possibility this may be further increased to 28 days.

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