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 […]

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The firm has installed its flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at Aberdeen’s Clayhills facility to ensure staff are protected from unauthorised vehicle movements.
#depotprotection #dpps #personnelprotection #railsafety

https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/zonegreen-leads-safety-drive-in-scottish-depots/

Excellent week at @Railtex catching up with new and exiting contacts.
Thank you to @TheExpoPeople for the wonderful stand design and build.

We are all set up and ready for day 1 @Railtex.
Come and see our Depot Personnel Protection System on stand N02.

Learn more about our industry leading interlocking solutions at this years @Railtex between 7th – 9th September on stand N02.

Find out more about powering your manual points with Zonegreen’s Points Converter at NEC on stand N02 at this years @Railtex between 7th – 9th September.

Learn more about our global market leading depot protection system – DPPS at this years #Railtex2021. Visit us at stand N02 to hear more about the latest developments in depot safety.

Zonegreen has installed its very latest rail safety technology at a depot famed for servicing steam locomotives.
https://www.zonegreen.co.uk/zonegreen-transports-historic-depot-to-cutting-edge/

Preparations are well underway getting the latest depot protection technology ready for demonstration at #Railtex2021. Zonegreen at Railtex / Infrarail 2021 (http://uk-railhub.com) #depotprotection #dpps

As Rail Safety Week highlights the importance of keeping rail staff protected, Zonegreen continue to work towards this goal. Our Point Converter allows automation & remote operation of manual hand points, providing safety to depot personnel working across the UK. @RailSafetyWeek

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