Recommendation: 2010-007

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Ref # 2010-007
Status Closed
Occurrence Malahide Viaduct Collapse on the Dublin to Belfast Line.
Occurrence Date 21 August 2009
Date Closed 01/11/2010


Iarnród Éireann should formalise their "Civil Engineering and Earthworks Structures: Guidance Notes on Inspections Standard", I-STR-6515, which should include guidance for inspectors on conducting inspections and identifying structural defects. On formalising this document Iarnród Éireann should re-issue, in the appropriate format, to all relevant personnel.