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FirstClass Safety & Control donates Depot Protection System for National College for Advanced Transport & Infrastructure

The National College for Advanced Transport & Infrastructure (NCATI), has received a Depot Protection system from Depot Safety specialist FirstClass Safety & Control (FCSC) to support training and familiarisation for the college’s trainees and lecturers. FCSC donated a working Depot Protection...

Zonegreen leads safety drive in Scottish depots

Rail safety specialist, Sheffield-based Zonegreen, has completed the first in a series of planned depot enhancements for Scottish railway operator, ScotRail. The firm has installed its flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at Aberdeen’s Clayhills facility to ensure staff are...

New train washer installed at Colchester depot

Trains in East Anglia are set to sparkle after Greater Anglia installed a new carriage washer machine at Colchester depot. The £1.5m machine was installed in August and can wash up to 70 carriages per hour. The new train wash is...

FIRSTCLASS SAFETY & CONTROL CHOSEN TO SAFEGUARD ETIHAD RAIL’S AL-FAYA OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FACILITY

Staff working for Etihad Rail will benefit from international best practice in health and safety, in part thanks to innovative depot protection technology from FirstClass Safety & Control. The UK-based rail safety specialist has been commissioned to design, manufacture and...

Hanson opens new rail depot to supply key projects and reduce CO2 emissions

Hanson has opened a new aggregates rail depot in West Drayton to supply customers in west London as well as key infrastructure projects. The move is part of the company’s strategy to improve its network of rail-connected depots and will...

Major investment into Northampton railway depot of the future

A new eco-friendly railway depot has been opened by the Rail Minister in Northampton. Chris Heaton-Harris MP today (Friday 25 June) officially opened the first phase of a new track maintenance depot which serves the West Coast main line. The building will...

Norwich rail depot redevelopment continues with new bogie drop installation

A new bogie drop facility has been installed at Greater Anglia’s Crown Point rail depot to help maintain the operator’s fleet of Stadler bi-mode trains. The work to install the £8.7M facility – which allows engineers to repair, remove and...

Zonegreen ensures safety at Notts depot is on point

Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is expanding the services it offers to Nottingham’s Eastcroft depot, following the installation of its Points Converter technology. The East Midlands Railway facility is the latest to benefit from the system, which automates the traditional manual...

Rail depots back FirstClass Safety & Control expertise

Essex rail safety specialist, FirstClass Safety & Control, has been contracted by several Rail operators to maintain Depot Protection & Safety systems at key rolling stock depots. The contract awards follow FirstClass Safety’s growth in the Rail sector and demonstrate...

Work starts on the Tyne and Wear Metro’s new train depot

Work has started on Tyne and Wear Metro’s new £70m train depot. Contractors have begun removing large sections of track and overhead line to make way for the new building at South Gosforth in Newcastle. The new Metro depot will be...

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EMR and Hitachi Rail supporting jobs in Ripley and Burton upon Trent

East Midlands Railways (EMR) and Hitachi Rail are supporting jobs in Burton upon Trent and Ripley after the awarding of...