London Overground, Crossrail, Station and IBus Announcements

Taurus Fan made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Transport for London

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Transport for London,

I would like to request a downloadable copy of all the announcements used on your services. Including, but not limited to: London Overground, London Underground, IBus, TFL-Rail/CrossRail and any other announcement files you can provide.
I'd also like to request a list of places on the network where the whistle should be used by the driver.

If you need my "real name", I'd be happy to send you an email message containing this information.

Yours faithfully,

Taurus Fan

FOI, Transport for London

Dear Mr Fan,

 

TfL Ref: FOI-1404-2122

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 29^th
September 2021 asking for recordings of announcements from various TfL
services, as well as information on the use of whistles by drivers.

 

Your request will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the
Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. 

 

A response will be sent to you by 26^th October 2021.

 

We will publish anonymised versions of requests and responses on the
[1]www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send
a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

 

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

David Wells

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

 

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FOI, Transport for London

Dear Mr Fan,

 

TfL Ref: FOI-1404-2122

 

I am writing further to my email below of 5^th October 2021.

 

In order to provide you with access to the requested audio recordings we
require a direct email address in order to create the necessary
permissions. Could you please email us directly with your email address,
citing your FOI reference number, and we can then grant access.

 

In relation to your question about “places on the network where the
whistle should be used by the driver” - please can you clarify exactly
what information you require? For example, does this relate to the
entirety of the TfL network or a specific mode of transport; and what
exactly is meant by “places… where the whistle should be used”? Note that
at this juncture I cannot confirm what information is held in relation to
this aspect of your request, nor whether any exemptions apply to it.

 

Your case has been put on hold awaiting the clarification requested and
the twenty working day deadline for response will reset once that
clarification is received. If we hear nothing further from you by 29^th
October 2021 then your case will be closed and any subsequent response
will be treated as a new request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

David Wells

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

From: FOI
Sent: 05 October 2021 09:35
To: 'Taurus Fan' <[FOI #795845 email]>
Subject: FOI-1404-2122 - London Overground, Crossrail, Station and IBus
Announcements CRM:0139418

 

Dear Mr Fan,

 

TfL Ref: FOI-1404-2122

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 29^th
September 2021 asking for recordings of announcements from various TfL
services, as well as information on the use of whistles by drivers.

 

Your request will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the
Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. 

 

A response will be sent to you by 26^th October 2021.

 

We will publish anonymised versions of requests and responses on the
[1]www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send
a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

 

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

David Wells

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear FOI,

I mean the specific positions of whistle boards on the London Underground. Like, for example, at the entrances of tunnels or at junctions.
I hope I could answer your question.

Yours sincerely,

Taurus Fan

FOI, Transport for London

Dear Mr Fan,

 

TfL Ref: FOI-1404-2122

 

Thank you for your email of 8^th October 2021 clarifying your earlier
request.

 

Your request will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the
Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. 

 

A response will be sent to you by 4^th Novemebr 2021.

 

We will publish anonymised versions of requests and responses on the
[1]www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send
a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

 

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

David Wells

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI, Transport for London

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Fan,

 

TfL Ref: FOI-1404-2122

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 29^th
September 2021 asking for recordings of announcements from various TfL
services, as well as information on the use of whistles by drivers.

 

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. 

 

I can confirm that we hold some of the information you require. In terms
of the announcements, your email account has now been added to the
permissions list to access the audio recordings and you should now have an
email with a link enabling you to access the folder (please check your
spam folder if this is not visible).

 

Upon opening the link you will be asked to verify your account which will
generate a code to be send to your email address which is only valid for
15 minutes (you may need to check your spam folder). Once that code is
entered you will have access to the relevant files which can then be
downloaded. Should you encounter any difficulty with this please contact
[1][email address]

 

In terms of the position of whistle boards, TfL does not hold this
information as we do not keep a record of their location. However, note
that a Train Operator could be required to use their whistle anywhere on
the system at any time for various operational reasons - for example, to
warn somebody who is on the tracks. Whistle boards themselves are only to
be observed between 07:00 and 19:00.

 

If this is not the information you are looking for please do not hesitate
to contact me.

 

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to
appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would
like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

David Wells

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

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