Recommendation: 2009-006

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Ref # 2009-006
Status Closed
Occurrence Derailment of a Tara Mines freight train at Skerries.
Occurrence Date 10 January 2008
Date Closed 01/02/2010


Iarnród Éireann are to identify the necessary maintenance requirements for all Class D bearings, including producing detailed maintenance procedures taking into account their operational conditions and allowing for traceability of safety critical components, with assistance being sought from the Original Equipment Manufacturer where appropriate.