Recommendation: 2012-011

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Ref # 2012-011
Status Closed
Occurrence Bearing failure on a train at Connolly Station
Occurrence Date 18 October 2011
Date Closed 21/09/2016

Basis for Recommendation

Based on the lack of technical support provided by Fleet Technical Services as a result of the omission of procedures governing their task in relation to Hot Axle Box Detectors, the following safety recommendation is made in order to ensure procedures are in place for compliance with standards or other prescriptive conditions:


IÉ should put in place formal procedures governing the role of Fleet Technical Services staff in relation to Hot Axle Box Detectors.