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53551 Dim lighting on Class 91 units

July 2015 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Rolling stock North East South East East Midlands

A reporter has raised concerns that the headlights on the Class 91 units are not bright enough.

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53340 Repositioning of car stop markers at Sheffield

February 2015 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Method of working Station and platform North East

A reporter is concerned about the repositioning of the car stop markers for First TransPennine Express services at Sheffield station.

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52892 Staff not wearing identifying armbands

December 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Communication and teamwork Equipment Rules and procedures North East North West East Midlands

Concerns have been raised that Engineering Supervisors (ESs) and Persons in Charge of Possessions (PICOPs) are frequently observed not wearing their identifying armbands as
required by the Rule Book.

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52488 Concern over time taken to repair broken semaphore signal

June 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Rules and procedures Signalling North East

Concern has been expressed over the amount of time taken to repair the distant semaphore signal located on the Up line at Bellwater junction between Skegness and Boston. 

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52795 Speed restrictions set up incorrectly

April 2014 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Signalling Rules and procedures South East Central North East

Concern has been expressed that Temporary Speed Restrictions (TSRs) and Emergency Speed
Restrictions (ESRs) are not being set up correctly on the route between Sheffield and London.

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50726 Increase in static shocks at Sheffield power box

September 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Work environment North East

Signallers at Sheffield power box are concerned about the increasing amount of static electricity shocks staff are receiving.

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51985 Concerns about manual handling and driving telehandlers

August 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Method of working Supervision and Management Workload North East East Anglia

Concerns have been raised about perceived unsafe working practices carried out on sites between Doncaster and Peterborough, which are thought to be putting staff at risk.

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51791 Office environment at Darlington management centre

June 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment North East

CIRAS has received a concern about the ergonomic design of the management centre at Darlington station.

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51808 ‘Poorly maintained’ fume extraction system

May 2013 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Method of working Supervision and Management North East

Concerns have been raised about the poorly maintained fume extraction system at the Wabtec factory in Hexthrope, Doncaster.

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51562 Lack of lighting at Tees Marshalling yard

April 2013 in Freight Operations

tagged Equipment Work environment North East

A reporter is concerned about the lack of lighting in the Up arrival and Down staging areas at Tees Marshalling yard.

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