Our Ref: HSR/4/2
Head Office Circular: NP/106/22
22nd April 2022
To: The Secretary
SAFETY RELATED INCIDENTS AND SIGNALLER WORKLOAD INCREASE CAUSED BY AUTOMATIC ROUTE SETTING (ARS)
FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL NETWORK RAIL EMPLOYEES
Following consideration of a report of a meeting between RMT and Network Rail, your National Executive Committee, at its meeting on 21st April, resolved as follows:
That we note the report on file from the Lead Officer and that a meeting between the SAGS, and a National Operations Council representative as well as our Automatic Route Setting expert has taken place.
The General Secretary is instructed to arrange a meeting between the above-mentioned representatives along with the SAGS and Network Rail so that we can discuss the Network Rail response to the Office of Rail Regulation’s concerns.
Additionally, a meeting is to be convened between or Health & Safety and Communications departments to discuss our approach to the matter.
I am acting in accordance with these instructions.
Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of relevant members.