Recommendation: 202105-06

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Ref # 202105-06
Status Closed
Occurrence Overhead Line detachment, Pearse Station, 1st October 2020
Occurrence Date 01 October 2020
Date Closed 31/12/2021

Basis for Recommendation

The Forward Facing CCTV (FFCCTV) on EMU 8131 was not operating despite receiving its scheduled maintenance on time; it is noted that compliance checking of the quality of maintenance on FFCCTV is not performed. As a result the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


Iarnród Éireann Railway Undertaking Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department to include requirements to check Class 8100 EMU Forward Facing CCTV maintenance activities in the Compliance Coordinators documentation records / check sheets.