Recommendation: 2015-002

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Ref # 2015-002
Status Further Evidence Requested
Occurrence Vehicle struck by train at Corraun level crossing, XX024, Co. Mayo.
Occurrence Date 12 February 2014

Basis for Recommendation

Given that there have been six similar occurrences to this accident, where misuse was identified as a contributory factor or underlying cause to the accident. As a result of the continued misuse, the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


IÉ should carry out a full review of known misused user worked level crossings on public and private roads and either upgrade the level crossing or introduce measures to minimise their misuse.