June 2016 Sheffield rail technology specialist, Zonegreen, is joining a select group of industry suppliers whose health and safety capabilities have earned official recognition.
April 2016 Sheffield depot safety specialist, Zonegreen, will be showcasing the latest addition to its product range, the Point Converter, at this year’s Railtex exhibition.
December 2015 Sheffield-based Zonegreen is launching a new version of its flagship rail depot safety system, in response to increasing interest from clients across the globe.
October 2015 Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is marking a milestone moment in its history, as the 1,000th order of its depot protection equipment prepares to leave the firm’s Sheffield headquarters.
January 2015 Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is expanding its product range to improve efficiency and working conditions for drivers and shunters operating freight and train vehicles.
September 2014 Sheffield-based Zonegreen has received recognition for its technological expertise and high quality performance from one of the world’s largest rail industry companies.
March 2014 The next generation of trains in New Zealand will not only be faster and more efficient, but also safer to maintain, thanks to Sheffield-based Zonegreen.
September 2013 Workers at a new £150 million railway depot in Reading are among the safest in the world, thanks to innovative technology supplied by Sheffield’s Zonegreen.
Innovative software developed by Sheffield’s Zonegreen is keeping operations at Italy’s most advanced rail depot running smoothly and efficiently.
Rail safety specialist, Sheffield-based Zonegreen, is transforming a Victorian traincare facility into one of the most secure and efficient depots in the UK with its advanced depot personnel protection system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”