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52973 ‘Poor’ condition of units

August 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Rolling stock Work environment East Midlands

Concerns have been raised about the condition of units, in particular the Class 158 units, which are said to have worsened over the last 18 months.

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52629 Poor lighting in carriage 64005 on Class 323 unit 323205

May 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Equipment Rolling stock Work environment West Midlands East Midlands South East

Concern has been expressed that the lighting in the second man side of cab 64005 in electric multiple unit 323205 is defective.

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52655 Inadequate security for staff toilets at Leicester station

March 2014 in Train Operations

tagged Security Work environment East Midlands

Concerns have been raised that the staff toilets located on platform one at Leicester station are not adequately secured.



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52728 Lack of shower facilities and asbestos at Earles sidings

March 2014 in Freight Operations

tagged Work environment East Midlands

Concerns have been raised about the staff facilities at Earles sidings.



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51917 Safety concerns at RTC Business Park in Derby

July 2013 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Equipment Method of working Rules and procedures Work environment East Midlands

Several safety concerns about the working environment and the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at RTC Business Park in Derby have been raised. 

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51327 'Rough ride’ at Trent East junction and Meadow Lane

December 2012 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Infrastructure Work environment East Midlands

Concern has been expressed that staff are experiencing a 'rough ride' when the trains travel over the new points work at Trent East junction and the old point work at the end of the old Down goods loop at Meadow Lane level crossing.

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51089 Customers’ luggage ‘obstructing’ doors and gangways

November 2012 in Train Operations

tagged Method of working Rules and procedures Work environment West Midlands East Midlands

Concern has been expressed about customers' luggage obstructing the train doors and gangways on East Coast services between King's Cross and Aberdeen/Inverness.

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51080 ‘Poor’ condition of walkways at Cauldwell Walk yard

October 2012 in Train Operations

tagged Work environment East Midlands

A concern has been raised about the condition of the walkways at Cauldwell Walk yard.

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50011 Rail left lying in Chesterfield Down sidings

May 2011 in Network Rail and Suppliers

tagged Work environment East Midlands

A reporter is concerned about a length of rail that has been left lying next to road one in the south end of Chesterfield Down sidings.

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41072 Platform refurbishment at Leicester station causing crowding

November 2010 in Train Operations

tagged Station and platform Equipment Work environment East Midlands

A reporter has expressed concern about the refurbishment of platforms one and two at Leicester station.

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