Recommendation: 2024001-02

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Ref # 2024001-02
Status Open / In progress
Occurrence Broken rail, Newbridge, County Kildare, 23rd February 2023
Occurrence Date 23 February 2023

Basis for Recommendation

The rail welding machine was identified as having potentially recorded an anomaly in the welding of the rail that subsequently failed.


IÉ-IM to investigate altering the monitoring and detection parameters of the rail welding machine to be able identify and highlight possible anomalies in the welding process.