Recommendation: 2012-005

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Ref # 2012-005
Status Closed
Occurrence Runaway locomotive at Portlaoise Loop.
Occurrence Date 29 September 2011
Date Closed 16/04/2014

Basis for Recommendation

The brake leakage test was omitted from the Vehicle Maintenance Instruction, when procedures were updated; therefore the RAIU make the following safety recommendation to improve rolling stock maintenance quality control procedures:


IÉ should adopt a quality control system, for the introduction of new maintenance procedures for locomotives.