Recommendation: 2017-001

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Ref # 2017-001
Status Open / In progress
Occurrence Difflin Light Rail Passenger Fall, Co. Donegal.
Occurrence Date 17 December 2016

Basis for Recommendation

As there was insufficient physical or procedural safeguards to prevent small children, whose feet do not touch the ground, from falling from an open carriage, the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:

Recommendation

Difflin Light Railway should review the physical and procedural safeguards for the operation of their trains, to prevent small children whose feet do not touch the ground in a seated position, from falling from open carriages.