Recommendation: 2023001-09

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Ref # 2023001-09
Status Open / In progress
Occurrence Dangerous occurrence involving a Double SPAD at Clontarf Road Station, 7th December 2021
Occurrence Date 07 December 2021

Basis for Recommendation

The 8500 EMU sanding improvement plan that was approved and tested in 2015 was never rolled out across the 8599 EMU fleet; as a result, the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


IÉ-RU CME should review the 8500 EMU sanding improvement plan (2016) against current standards with a view to updating and implementing the sanding improvements to current standards.