Recommendation: 2012-013

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Ref # 2012-013
Status Closed
Occurrence Bearing failure on a train at Connolly Station
Occurrence Date 18 October 2011
Date Closed 15/04/2014

Basis for Recommendation

The ongoing competency assessment of train drivers in relation to their duties following a Hot Axle Box Detector alarm is not assessed, based on this the following safety recommendation is made in order to improve the training and competency management of staff:


IÉ should update its competency management system for train drivers to include assessment of their competency in relation to their tasks following a Hot Axle Box Detector alarm.