Recommendation: 2010-022

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Ref # 2010-022
Status Closed
Occurrence Derailment of empty train due to collision with landslip debris outside Wicklow Station.
Occurrence Date 16 November 2009
Date Closed 01/10/2013


Iarnród Éireann should review the effectiveness of their standards in relation to conducting earthworks inspections during periods of heavy rainfall, ensuring that earthworks vulnerable to failure are inspected during these periods by appropriately trained patrol gangers or inspectors.