High Demand for Innovative safety solutions

Safety is of critical importance to the rail industry as a whole, from senior management downwards. However, it can also be good for business. Sheffield-based rail safety expert Zonegreen says the demand for innovative safety solutions is helping drive the company’s product expansion in the UK and abroad.

Whiteboards written off

The UK’s rail networks are getting busier. This is reflected in increasing activity levels within depots, in turn placing increasing burdens on depot staff and existing infrastructure. Improving productivity and efficiency are therefore key to reducing these pressures and to the continued successful operation of rail depots across the country.

Rail Safety Summit – Railway Depot and Workshop Safety

Written by Colin Wheeler: Zonegreen Technical Director Christian Fletcher, focusses on providing safer working in train maintenance depots. He is responsible for developing equipment to protect their workforce from train movements. He listed the hazards as train movements, and traction power supplies, both overhead and third rail.

Zonegreen wins safety contract in Australia

UK-based Zonegreen has been awarded a contract in Australia to supply its SMART Depot Personnel Protection System in partnership with Australian firm Andrew Engineering.

Views from Shields Traincare Depot

“A complete Zonegreen electronic depot personnel protection system is installed to provide security for anyone working on top of a vehicle. The gates to all access steps and gantries are interlocked so it is impossible for a fitter to enter a danger zone while the overhead line is energised.”

Keeping Dubai Metro up and running

Dubai Metro News: “We are using the world’s most advanced state of the art technologies that guarantees the highest standards and excellence in the safety, reliability, efficiency and punctuality of the Metro service” The maintenance and cleaning staff work at night when the Metro service is stopped and the trains start moving to the depots […]

Zonegreen to exhibit new generation Points Converter at Macro Rail

A state-of-the-art Points Converter, designed to improve safety, efficiency and traceability in Railway Maintenance & Storage Depots has been launched by Sheffield firm Zonegreen in response to demand for a cost-effective automated solution.   The new converter will be exhibited at the Rail Alliance’s Macro Rail exhibition on Friday 16th September. The Points Converter enables the automation […]

Million dollar safety system finishing touch on rail depots

Kiwi Rail is installing a $1 million computerised safety system at its Wellington rail depots as it puts the finishing touches to a $30m overhaul of the facilities. The software, supplied by British company zonegreen, is designed to ensure that trains can’t be taken into the depots while workers are in the way or in […]

Alstom invite UK rail safety experts to upgrade depot protection

A decade after first working together, rail transport giant Alstom has invited UK rail safety company Zonegreen to provide the latest in depot personnel protection systems at a number of traincare facilities, including Polmadie and Wembley.   Alstom – manufacturers of the AGV, TGV and Eurostar series as well as Citadis trams – first worked […]

Maintenance & Service Contracts

Zonegreen is now able to undertake additional servicing maintenance and installation at Rail and Tram maintenance facilities. We are now able to undertake addtitional servicing, maintenance and installation works at rail and tram maintenance facilities (IRSE Installers) in addition to our normal servicing of Depot Personnel Protection and Interlocking Systems. We now offer the following: […]

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Zonegreen's Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) delivers essential protection to rail depot staff working across the UK and worldwide.
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Zonegreen has extended it's Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at Ardwick depot in Manchester. #depotprotection #railsafety #dpps #personnelprotection

https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/zonegreen-extends-depot-safety-at-ardwick/

Zonegreen's Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) provides essential protection to depot staff working across the UK and worldwide.
#depotprotection #dpps #railsafety #personnelprotection

In @GlobalRailway Issue 2 2020, Libor Lochman of @CER_railways writes that although its members are suffering severely from the consequences of the #COVID19 #pandemic, the industry is working hard to ensure #rail transport continues https://bit.ly/2XK8roT

During this unprecedented time, Zonegreen is working to ensure that both their staff and customers are protected against the spread of Covid-19. #depotprotection #railsafety #covid19 #personnelprotection

https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/zonegreen-prioritises-safety-of-staff-and-customers-against-covid-19/

Zonegreen has completed the installation of its Warning System at Fairview Depot in Ireland.

https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/zonegreen-extends-reach-across-emerald-isle/

Zonegreen completes the installation of its Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) on Road 14 at Norwich Crown Point Depot.

https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/zonegreen-reaches-midpoint-in-major-norwich-project/

.@zonegreen has completed phase two of equipping Norwich’s Crown Point #depot with its latest personnel protection #technology http://bit.ly/33aeAep

Great first day @MiddleEast_Rail looking forward to tomorrow #sme4rail #MERail #depotprotection #railsafety

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