Zonegreen has an array of talented engineers and a track record of excellent project management, successfully delivering projects across the UK and around the world.

The case studies below provide an example of the multitude of projects that Zonegreen have completed:

Zonegreen has successfully installed three Points Converters machines to protect staff, at Ryde St. John’s depot on the Isle of Wight, from the risks associated with manual hand points.

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Fairview Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) Depot in Dublin, Ireland is now benefitting from the installation of Zonegreen’s Depot Warning System. Working alongside Irish Rail, Zonegreen have installed the system to warn staff of imminent train movements.

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Zonegreen’s Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) has been installed on Road 14 at Norwich Crown Point Depot as part of the ongoing £40 million upgrade. Continuing to working with contractors, Taylor Woodrow and depot operator, Abellio Greater Anglia, Zonegreen have now finished work on Road 14. This follows the completion of the first phase of the project with Roads 16 & 17 being fitted with DPPS.

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As part of Arriva North’s new train strategy, 4 new stabling roads have been built at Siemens Ardwick depot to house some of the new £500m fleet of trains.

 

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The Northam facility in Southampton is the latest to benefit from a midlife overhaul on their Depot Personnel Protection system (DPPS). The original DPPS was installed in 2001 and has helped the depot retain an excellent safety record.

 

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As part of a £40 million refurbishment at the Norwich Crown Point depot, Zonegreen’s flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) has been chosen to protect staff working on the six maintenance roads.

 

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Working with Australian partners, Andrew Engineering, Zonegreen’s DPPS has been successfully installed on 16 road ends at the new High Capacity Metro Trains maintenance facility, in Pakenham East, Victoria.

 

 

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Kings Heath Traincare Facility in Northampton is the first depot to receive midlife overhaul of its Depot Personnel Protection System (DDPS), which was installed originally in 2006.

The six road main shed and eight sidings roads have had their protection systems upgraded to the New Generation DPPS. Zonegreen’s latest system was designed to reflect many years of customer feedback resulting in it being more dynamic and intuitive than its predecessor which was installed originally in 2006.

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Hornsey depot has recently installed a new high-level full-length gantry, servicing Roads 18 and 19, to help depot staff meet the demanding maintenance schedule for the Thameslink fleet.

Zonegreen have modified their existing interlocking system to ensure that staff working on the new gantry are protected from the 25KVA overhead line (OLE) and the risks associated with working at height.

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Zonegreen have continued to build their relationship with Qatar rail, installing its flag ship Depot Personnel Protection System at two further depots for the Doha Metro.

The Al Rayyan depot consists of three maintenance buildings which will house 90 three car trains when the system is running at capacity. DPPS has been installed on 7 single ended roads; 4 of which are fitted with powered derailers providing physical protection for staff working in areas of potential risk.

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The continuing demand for increased capacity through our rail depots is resulting in a trend to growing amounts of maintenance being carried out on sidings and stabling roads. This is resulting in staff working in potentially dangerous areas, where historically there has not been a need for depot protection.

The Chingford Sidings have been the most recent to invest in protecting the staff outside of the traditional maintenance shed.

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Doha Metros first depot – Al Wakra depot – is in full production reassembling and testing the 75 new driverless trains in readiness for the operational phase, scheduled for early 2020. Staff working on the 14 roads at the state-of-the-art Al Wakra depot are being kept safe by Zonegreen’s Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPSTM).

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Workers at the new Cross Rail Old Oak Common Depot, London, are now being protected by Zonegreen’s Depot Personnel Protection System DPPSTM. Zonegreen’s advanced system has been installed on 9 roads within the depot, to ensure that all staff are benefitting from a safer working environment. Audible and visual warnings in the form of klaxons and beacons contribute towards informing working that there is vehicle movement.

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The two fuel roads and an underframe cleaning road at the new state-of-the-art rail maintenance facility in Banbury, Oxfordshire, are enjoying the operation and safety benefits associated with implementing Sheffield-based Zonegreen’s Depot Personnel Protection System. The safety specialists have designed an interface which enables their personnel protection system to interact with the depots signalling system, making it possible for trains to enter the depot directly from the mainline.

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Zonegreen are proud to have completed the first installation of its flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS™) at a UK train building facility. Staff at Alstom’s new train modernisation plant in Widnes are being protected by the most advanced depot personnel protection system. The system provides physical protection to personnel working within the facility, in the form of Network Rail approved derailers, which prohibit any unauthorised vehicle movements. Controlled via intuitive Road End Control Panels, the DPPS™ also contains audible and visual warnings notifying staff of vehicle movements and is the most advanced, reliable and tested product of its type.

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