Recommendation: 2017-002

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Ref # 2017-002
Status Closed
Occurrence Difflin Light Rail Passenger Fall, Co. Donegal 17th December 2016
Occurrence Date 17 December 2016
Date Closed 31/12/2018

Basis for Recommendation

The Difflin Light Railway (DLR) Safety Management System (SMS) failed to fully identify all the risks associated with operation of their trains; in addition, there were several other issues identified with the DLR SMS; as a result the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


Difflin Light Railway should review their risk assessment process to ensure that all reasonably foreseeable risks associated with the operation of trains are identified and suitable control measures identified.