Recommendation: 202102-06

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Ref # 202102-06
Status Open / In progress
Occurrence Collision between a Bord na Móna Flat Wagon and Kilcolgan Level Crossing Gates, Offaly, 8th June 2020
Occurrence Date 08 June 2020

Basis for Recommendation

The road signage on the approach to, and at, Kilcolgan Level Crossing was not compliant with the Department of Transport’s Traffic Signs Manual; given that signage should be erected as per the Department of Transport’s Traffic Signs Manual, the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:

Recommendation

Bord na Móna should update their Specification for Crossings to include the requirements of the Department of Transport’s Traffic Signs Manual; based on this Bord na Móna should update the signage on the approaches to all Bord na Móna level crossings.