Recommendation: 2019001-04

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Ref # 2019001-04
Status Closed
Occurrence Wrongside Door Failure at Ashtown Station, 12th August 2018
Occurrence Date 12 August 2018
Date Closed 10/09/2019

Basis for Recommendation

Voice communications between the Chief Mechanical Engineer Maintenance Department (Drogheda) and the Driver were not recorded as required by the Traffic Regulators’ Manual; as such the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


Iarnród Éireann (Infrastructure Manager) should re-brief Traffic Regulators on the importance of adhering to the Traffic Regulators’ Manual in relation to the recording of all telephone conversations within the controlled environment.