Recommendation: 2012-009

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Ref # 2012-009
Status Closed
Occurrence Bearing failure on a train at Connolly Station
Occurrence Date 18 October 2011
Date Closed 01/09/2013

Basis for Recommendation

Based on the challenges facing train drivers when attempting to determine if an axlebox has a fault, the following safety recommendation is made in order to improve the management of safety risk:


IÉ should put in place provisions to assist train drivers with the task of identifying if there is a fault present with an axlebox.