Recommendation: 2016-003

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Ref # 2016-003
Status Closed
Occurrence Investigation into SPADs on the IÉ network from January 2012 to July 2015
Occurrence Date 01 January 2012
Date Closed 16/03/2017

Basis for Recommendation

The driver of the Signal Passed At Danger (SPAD) at Signal CY33 (Connolly) on the 11th September 2014, reported instances of abnormal downgrades at CY26 and CY33 as a result of Signalling, Electrical & Telecommunications issues, as a result, the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


Iarnród Éireann (Infrastructure Manager) should review the functionality of signals in the Connolly area so that the instances of abnormal upgrades or downgrades are minimised.