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: […]

CFM – Closing Force Monitor

Zonegreen is delighted to present its brand new product: The CFM – Closing Force Monitor The zonegreen CFM is a unique device in the railway industry designed to precisely measure and assess the closing force of train and tram doors. Specially engineered to ensure passenger safety, this instrument not only meets stringent quality standards, it […]

Leading-Edge Safety Technology for New Zealand Rail Network Development

UK-based rail safety experts Zonegreen have completed the commissioning process for advanced safety equipment at major traincare depots in Wellington, New Zealand. With the co-operation of their Australian agent Andrew Engineering, the Sheffield-based company has supplied its SMART depot personnel protection system (DPPS) to three depots in the New Zealand capital, as well as its […]

Zonegreen wins KiwiRail safety contract

Zonegreen has won a major contract to supply KiwiRail with state-of-the-art depot protection products as part of New Zealand’s program of railways development. The leading UK rail safety company will supply its SMART™ Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) to three traincare depots in Wellington, as well as its Depot Manager software to two of the […]

Zonegreen lends safety expertise to international rail publication

Zonegreen Technical Director Christian Fletcher has contributed his specialist knowledge to the latest edition of the prestigious Railway Gazette International The changing face of depot management Reform of the European rail industry has had many far-reaching effects over the past decade or more, and it is clear that the gradual retrenchment of the vertically-integrated state […]

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Ensure the safe and controlled movement of rail vehicles into and out of depots with the @zonegreen Depot Protection System: http://bit.ly/2u9blXT #Zonegreen

Northam depot receives mid life overhaul on Zonegreen's Depot Personnel Protection System.
#depotprotection #railsafety #personnelprotection

https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/northam-joins-zonegreens-new-generation/

@zonegreen have installed their Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at Melbourne’s new train maintenance facility, Pakenham East. We wonder how Packenham East #depot carries out its worksite #safety #inductions? Have they gone #digital yet? @AusRAIL
https://railway-news.com/zonegreen-melbourne-rail-depot-safety/

Great second day of business at @AusRAIL.
Take the opportunity to come and see our depot Protection system on the final day at stand 82 at the ICC #railsafety #depotprotection

Zonegreen is on the up down under following the installation of it's Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at Pakenham Depot in Australia
hashtag#depotprotection hashtag#trainsafety hashtag#maintenancedepot

https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/zonegreen-celebrates-second-australian-install/

Under 2 weeks to go until @AusRail! We are looking forward to demonstrating our Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) in Sydney #Rail4SME #Depot Protection #Railsafety

We’re helping to build a ‘Digital Depot’ with the likes of @zonegreen and @alcumusgroup. Interested to learn more? Here’s our latest blog with all the details…
https://lucidcommunications.co.uk/2019/11/18/the-digital-depot/

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