Recommendation: 2016-008

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Ref # 2016-008
Status Closed
Occurrence Investigation into SPADs on the IÉ network from January 2012 to July 2015
Occurrence Date 01 January 2012
Date Closed 31/12/2018

Basis for Recommendation

In relation to the dearth of information provided in the Traffic Regulator’s Manual specific to the management of trains during delays, the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


Iarnród Éireann (Infrastructure Manager) should review the Traffic Regulator’s Manual with a view to introducing guidance for Traffic Regulator’s in terms of the management of train delays and the switching of crossing points.