February 2021 Sheffield-based rail safety specialists, Zonegreen, have launched an innovative solar powered derailer, to bring clients environmental and economic benefits. The firm has developed a means of integrating renewable energy into a powered derailer, improving the safety of depot staff, whilst eliminating costly electrical installations to remote locations. Zonegreen’s new solar powered derailer makes […]
December 2020 Rail safety specialists, Sheffield-based Zonegreen, have launched the new MK III control panel for their flagship depot protection system that uses the latest contactless technology. The new road end control panel offers a fast, efficient way to operate the firm’s Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS), via an RFID interface. DPPS provides physical protection […]
November 2020 Employees entering Tyne and Wear Metro depots are now fully trained in personal protection, thanks to Sheffield-based Zonegreen. The rail safety specialists have installed their flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS*) at a new Learning Centre being used to ready staff for life in a Metro maintenance facility. Working with main contractor, Galliford […]
October 2020 Sheffield-based rail industry specialist, Zonegreen, is marking a major milestone in its 12-year history – the 2,000th order of its depot safety equipment. The firm has secured a contract with Volker Fitzpatrick to install its flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS*) at Metro operator, Nexus’, facility in Newcastle. Design has begun on the […]
September 2020 A Sydney rail depot has become the first in New South Wales and third across Australia to call on Sheffield safety specialists, Zonegreen, to improve working conditions for staff. The firm has installed its flagship New Generation Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at the Auburn depot, to replace outdated manual safety procedures. Situated […]
July 2020 Sheffield rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has ventured across the Pennines to equip a brand-new maintenance facility in Manchester with the latest technology for protecting workers. The firm is adding its New Generation Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS*) to a £20 million extension at Newton Heath, five years after it was installed in the […]
May 2020 Rail safety specialist, Sheffield’s Zonegreen, is using its latest technology to protect depot staff on the Isle of Wight from the risks associated with manual hand points. The firm has installed three Points Converters at Ryde St. John’s Road depot, which serves the Island Line, an eight and a half mile stretch of […]
April 2020 Sheffield rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is helping the Ardwick depot in Manchester prepare for the first wave of a £500 million fleet of trains, set to replace the much-maligned Pacers.The firm is installing its Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS*) onto a new four road stabling facility being built at the Siemens’ depot, where […]
April 2020 During this unprecedented pandemic, the well-being of our customers and colleagues is of paramount importance. Minimising the risk of spread of infection is a key priority. The Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) has items that are regularly touched by large numbers of depot staff and contractors, meaning that it is possible for it […]
March 2020 Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is expanding its presence in the Republic of Ireland, after installing a new warning system at Dublin’s Fairview Depot. The new project is part of a growing relationship with Irish Rail, who have used the firm’s flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at the Portlaoise facility since 2008. […]
February 2020 Sheffield rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is equipping Norwich’s Crown Point depot with its latest personnel protection technology, as part of a £40 million upgrade. The firm has just completed phase two of the installation, adding its flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS*) to a third road in the refurbished facility.
December 2019 Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has upgraded its technology at a second Siemens UK depot, as part of a major midlife overhaul programme for the operator. The Northam facility in Southampton is the latest to benefit from the firm’s New Generation Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS), following its successful installation at Kings Heath […]
November 2019 The reputation of rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is on the up down under, after its technology was chosen to protect workers at a second high-tech train maintenance facility. Australia’s Downer Group specified the Sheffield-based firm’s safety system for a new build depot in Melbourne, being constructed as part of the State Government’s High […]
October 2019 Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is to supply its flagship technology to Metro operator, Nexus’, £8.4 million training facility being constructed in South Shields. The firm has signed a contract with main contractors, Galliford Try, to install its Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) in the new state-of-the-art rail skills complex.
September 2019 Sheffield-based Zonegreen is celebrating the achievements of its technical director, who has been driving up safety standards within the rail industry for the last two decades. Christian Fletcher is marking 20 years with the firm this month, during which time he has become one of the world’s leading experts in depot personnel protection.