Clients

Detailed below are the clients Alan Macdonald has personally worked for or been a project leader:

Provision of Train Driver GSM-R cab radio training (1,200+)
Provision of Train Driver GSM-R cab radio training (1,000+)
Provision of Train Driver GSM-R cab radio training (1,100+)
Independent external audit of the company’s safety management system

Support in introducing European Train Driving licencing
Undertaking the role of interim Operations Standards Manager
Delivery of GSM-R cab radio driver training (1,100 drivers)
Delivery of GSM-R cab radio driver training (1,000+ drivers).

Design, development, safety validation and training of Train Movement Controllers – Reading new maintenance depot.
Undertaking of GSM-R cab radio driver training (500+ drivers)
Undertaking of one GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training course
Undertaking of six GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training course
Delivery of two GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training and Go Live floor walking
Delivery of one GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training course
Undertaking of one GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training and Go Live floor walking
Safety validation and verification of class 180 fleet.

Interim Head of Operations (Dec 2010 – Oct 2011.

Redrafting of emergency plan and operational procedures.

Training of managers in on-call responsibilities, the role of a TOLO and accident & incident investigation.

Development and delivery of on-board manager training.
Produced Dangerous Goods application including all supporting risk assessments and procedures

Provision of Train Driver GSM-R cab radio training (200+)
GSM-R cab radio and fixed terminal project Design, development and delivery
GSM-R cab radio driver training
Delivery of two GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training and Go Live floor walking.

Redesign of audit protocol and QUADs training
Simplified brake test project
New train introduction – platform “stopping and stepping” risk assessments. Route risk assessment project and production of risk based route maps and learning packs
Production of traction manuals, undertaking of operational risk assessments, the review of shunting risk, review and production of operational procedures and steam training safety validation
Review of operational performance
TOLO training and review of simulator usage
Route learning project
SPADWEB and various projects
Driver and shunter training
Train dispatch risk assessments
Operational standards and Railway Safety case submission
Route learning project
Review of operational practices
Franchise bid and mobilisation
Production of simulator user manual and operational support
Undertaking of one GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training course
Undertaking of GSM-R cab radio “Train the Trainer” training courses
Safety management system audit
Mainline operator application