Serco Dubai Metro
Metrodev reviewed and updated the existing Permit to Work and track access procedures to ensure that these safety critical engineering activities could be performed reliably but with the minimum impact on the operational railway. In conjunction with this we also reviewed all existing associated procedures and provided the necessary amendments to ensure they operated in conjunction with new PTW Procedures. One of the key elements to this review was the development of a robust procedure for the management of contractors at all stages of the engineering process.
London Underground’s Victoria line is, at present, undergoing major upgrade work. In addition to the new fleet of 47 09 Stock trains, built by Bombardier, the signalling is also being replaced with a more modern ATO system from Westinghouse Rail Systems. Metro Development Solutions were commissioned to design and deliver the signal control training programme to enable the opening of the new Signal Control Centre at Northumberland Park depot, in north London. The programme was successfully developed on time, and this project milestone met with approval from all interested parties. Metro Development Solutions successfullytrained LU Operational staff, to enable them to continue delivery of this safety critical training.
East London Railway
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To operate trains during those hours that passengers use the service, known as traffic hours, requires engineering staff to understand and qualify in the operational rules that govern London Underground. This safety critical requirement allows those private companies that are responsible for the maintenance, renewal and upgrade of the infrastructure to ensure they conform to the required legislation. Metro Development Solutions were commissioned to both design a course instructing engineering train crews in the operational procedures that operate on London Underground and to deliver the course. Our operational experience and proven track record in the delivery of railway training allowed us to successfully meet the client requirements and win the contract.