Recommendation: 202105-05

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Ref # 202105-05
Status Open / In progress
Occurrence Overhead Line detachment, Pearse Station, 1st October 2020
Occurrence Date 01 October 2020

Basis for Recommendation

The High Speed Circuit Breaker Auto-Reclose restored power to the failed section.


Iarnród Éireann Infrastructure Manager, Signalling, Electrical and Telecommunications (SET) Department, should evaluate the auto-reclose function of the Overhead Line Equipment (OHLE) control system on the DART network to ensure the safe operation in the event of failures which could expose staff and passengers to live OHLE.