The launch of the Virgin Pendolino trains involved in-depth safety management, strict timelines and an overnight, pre-build utlising two platforms for a ceremony to be attended by dignitaries’ including the Prime Minister.
The station manager had been involved with the Kings Cross fire and the Paddington rail disaster, clearly stating that he would not make any allowances for any shortfalls in safety. A comprehensive event safety management plan was delivered to the complete satisfaction of the station manager, client and all parties involved in the event.
The build, event and breakdown phases of the event, being monitored by CROWD SAFETY consultants.
Communication to all contractors was critical to the smooth running of the event, which was greatly assisted by the event management company who had an existing list of approved list of contractors.