Recommendation: 2010-026

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Ref # 2010-026
Status Closed
Occurrence Derailment of empty train due to collision with landslip debris outside Wicklow Station.
Occurrence Date 16 November 2009
Date Closed 21/12/2015


Iarnród Éireann should review the effectiveness of their Structural Inspections Standard, ISTR-6510, with consideration for the possibility of more thorough inspections being carried out on cuttings to establish the topography and geotechnical properties of cuttings; and from this information identify any cuttings that are vulnerable to failure.