Recommendation: 2011-008

back to recommendations listing

Ref # 2011-008
Status Closed
Occurrence Gate Strike at Buttevant Level Crossing (XC 219), County Cork.
Occurrence Date 02 July 2010
Date Closed 01/10/2013

Basis for Recommendation

In anticipation of the above recommendation (in relation to the introduction of engineering safeguards at similar level crossings) taking a considerable length of time; therefore the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


IÉ should review its risk management process for manned level crossings to ensure that risks are appropriately identified, assessed and managed to ensure that existing level crossing equipment is compliant with criteria set out in IÉ’s signalling standards, where appropriate.