Recommendation: 2019001-04

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Ref # 2019001-04
Status Submitted
Occurrence Wrongside Door Fault at Ashtown
Occurrence Date 12 August 2018

Basis for Recommendation

Voice communications between the Chief Mechanical Engineer Maintenance Department (Drogheda) and the Driver were not recorded as required by the Traffic Regulators’ Manual; as such the RAIU make the following safety recommendation:


Iarnród Éireann (Infrastructure Manager) should re-brief Traffic Regulators on the importance of adhering to the Traffic Regulators’ Manual in relation to the recording of all telephone conversations within the controlled environment.