Improvement notices 2019

This page contains details of improvement notices issued in 2019. Copies of the notices can be found on our public register.

Company and notice number Brief description Issue date Compliance Date Result
"London & South Eastern Railway Limited
(Southeastern)"

I/01102019UA
This notice was served as Southeastern have not made appropriate arrangements to control and monitor measures protecting against a 750 volt d.c shock which could arise from contact with live exposed conductors at Slade Green Train Maintenance Depot.01 October 201930 November 2019Complied
London Underground Limited

IN/CWH/20190923/01
This notice was served as LUL have failed to ensure that lifting operations using manual or powered fork lift trucks, undertaken by their employees at Stratford Market Jubliee line fleet depot, have been properly planned by a competent person, appropriately supervised, and carried out in a safe manner.23 September 201923 December 2019Complied
Tramtrack Croydon Limited
(a subsidiary of TfL)

IN/DNPL/20190918/01
This notice was served as TCL have failed to make a suitable assessment of the risks arising from unauthorised access to segregated sections of tramway infrastructure. They have also failed to identify the measures needed to comply with the requirements of relevant statutory provisions relating to unauthorised access.18 September
2019
31 January 2020 
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

IN/TW/2019/07/08/2
This notice was served as NRIL are not ensuring the safety of their employees and contractors working on or near the line so far as is reasonably practicable, and are not implementing preventive and protective measures necessary for the protection of workers on or near the line, in that their current arrangements do not adequately consider adapting to technical progress, and they have not ensured that appropriate procedures are in place and suitable equipment is provided for preventing a person working on the transport system from being struck by a moving train.08 July 201931 July
2022
 
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

IN/TW/2019/07/08/1
This notice was served as NRIL are not ensuring the safety of their employees and contractors working on or near the line so far as is reasonably practicable, and are not implementing preventive and protective measures necessary for the protection of workers on or near the line, in that their current arrangements do not adequately consider avoiding risks.08 July 201931 July
2022
 

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/30042019/TIGHTCURVES/01
This notice was served as NRIL have locations where track is curved with a radius of 200m or less and is not fitted with a check rail where a derailed train could impinge upon a passenger line.03 May 201929 May 2020 

France Manche

I/JL252019/4
This notice was served as the UK terminal staff and visitor access road at Longport Security is not organised in such a way that pedestrians and vehicles can circulate in a safe manner for the purposes of obtaining and returning visitors' site security passes - no designated crossing places have been provided, and there is no system for checking compliance with site rules, where they exist.02 May 201906 April 2020 

France Manche

I/JL252019/3
This notice was served as France Manche have not undertaken a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to the health and safety of employees, and persons not in their employment, from the movement of vehicles to, from and inside the UK terminal at Folkestone.02 May 201901 August 2019Complied

The Channel Tunnel Group Limited

I/JL252019/2
This notice was served as the UK terminal staff and visitor access road at Longport Security is not organised in such a way that pedestrians and vehicles can circulate in a safe manner for the purposes of obtaining and returning visitors' site security passes - no designated crossing places have been provided, and there is no system for checking compliance with site rules, where they exist.02 May 201906 April 2020 

The Channel Tunnel Group Limited

I/JL252019/1
This notice was served as Channel Tunnel Group Limited have not undertaken a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to the health and safety of employees, and persons not in their employment, from the movement of vehicles to, from and inside the UK terminal at Folkestone.02 May 201901 August 2019Complied
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/MB/17042019/1
This notice was served as Network Rail Infrastructure Limited have failed to provide adequate information or instruction to contractors to assist them in carrying out work to relevant buildings. This includes descriptors such as “High” or “Low Voltage” electrical distribution equipment.17 April 201928 June 2019Complied
Hitachi Rail Europe Limited

I/HMRI/CVI/21/02/19
This notice was served as Hitachi Rail Europe Limited have failed to ensure that exposure of their employees, and persons not in their employment, to legionella from the train wash plant has been prevented or adequately controlled at the Stoke Gifford Train Maintenance Centre. 21 February 2019 15 May 2019 Complied
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/SDB/12022019/01
This notice was served as NRIL have not ensured that a suitable and sufficient assessment has been carried out as to whether asbestos is, or is likely to be, present at assets on the LNW route identified as "Medium priority". 13 February 2019 31 March 2020  
Alstom Northern Line Service Provisions Limited

I/KA05022019/1
This notice was served as ANLSP Ltd have failed to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to the health and safety of persons not in their employment (trespassers into Morden depot) 05 February
2019
30 September 2019 Complied
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited

I/20190107/ARB/01
This notice was served as NRIL were not able to demonstrate effective management of risks arising from On Track Plant (OTP) movements in the cyclical possession between Chester and Crewe - and they have failed to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that their employees are not exposed to risks to their health or safety. 07 January
2019
11 October 2019Complied