Recommendation: 2023001-11

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Ref # 2023001-11
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

Unobtrusive assessments are often undertaken in place of an OTDR assessment despite the presence of an OTDR on the train, which is more rigorous in terms of assessing driving technique; as a result, the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


IÉ-RU Ops should update its competency assessment processes to ensure that the assessments carried out, are the most beneficial, in terms of identifying driver discrepancies.