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  • Title: Railway Accident Investigation Unit » Home Page
    Descriptive info: .. Railway Accident Investigation Unit.. Home.. About us.. Investigations.. Publications.. Legislation.. Contact.. Welcome to the RAIU website.. Monday, 11 June 2012.. THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION UNIT (RAIU) is a functionally independent investigation unit within the Railway Safety Commission.. The purpose of an investigation by the RAIU is to improve railway safety by establishing, in so far as possible, the cause or causes of an accident with a view to making recommendations for the avoidance of accidents in the future.. It is not the purpose of the RAIU to attribute blame  ...   Railway Safety Direction 2004/49/EC.. Email Alerts.. To receive free updates on the RAIU's investigations,.. click here.. Recent Reports.. Car Strike at Morrough Level Crossing, XG173, County Galway, 14th February 2011.. (1.. 3Mb).. Car Strike at Knockaphunta Level Crossing (XM250), County Mayo, 24th October 2010.. 2Mb).. Road vehicle struck at level crossing XM096, County Roscommon, 2nd September 2010.. 6Mb).. Person struck at level crossing XE039, County Clare, 27th June 2010.. 4Mb).. Railway Safety Commission.. Luas.. Railway Procurement Agency.. Department of Transport.. Irish Rail.. Railway Preservation Society of Ireland.. 2012 All Rights Reserved..

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  • Title: About Us » Railway Accident Investigation Unit
    Descriptive info: About Us.. Who are the RAIU?.. The Railway Accident Investigation Unit (RAIU) is the independent accident investigation unit in Ireland.. It is responsible for the investigation of accidents or incidents on:.. The national railway.. The DART.. The LUAS.. Heritage railways.. The purpose of the RAIU is to improve railway safety by establishing the cause ot causes of an accident or incident with a view to making recommendations for the avoidance of accidents in the future and the improvement of railway safety.. What is the organisational structure of the RAIU?.. The RAIU is the accident investigation unit within the Railway Safety Commission.. What accidents do the RAIU investigate?.. The RAIU will investigate all serious accidents.. A serious accident means any train collision or derailment of trains resulting in:.. The death of one person.. Serious injuries to five or more people.. Extensive damage tp rolling stock, the infrastructure or the environment.. The RAIU may investigate and report on accidents and  ...   RAIU decide whether to investigate based on the following:.. Is the investigation mandated by law?.. Is there important evidence at the scene?.. Are there safety lessons that can be learned?.. If the RAIU decide to investigate, the response involves the dispatch of investigators to site, investigation or the accident/ incident site and collection of evidence.. If the RAIU decides not to investigate an accident, the accident will be investigated by the railway industry body involved.. What accidents/ incidents do the RAIU not investigation?.. The RAIU does not investigate:.. Railway worker accidents or incidents not involving train movements;.. Accidents or incidents involving trespassers or suicides;.. Accidents or incidents where there are no likely safety lessons to be learned.. Who carries out RAIU investigations?.. The RAIU have a team of trained investigators who have been recruited from the railway industry and other investigation bodies.. The RAIU can appoint specialists from the railway industry or other industries to assist with the investigations..

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  • Title: Current Investigations » Railway Accident Investigation Unit
    Descriptive info: Current Investigations.. Possession irregularities in Irish Rail - Trend Investigation.. Detonation of fog signals in driving cab on DART at Bray Station on the 6th March 2012.. Bearing failure on a 201 locomotive on 18th October 2011.. Runaway locomotive at Portlaoise Station on the 29th September 2011.. LUAS strikes bus on O'Connell St on the 16th of September 2009..

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  • Title: Publications » Railway Accident Investigation Unit
    Descriptive info: Annual Reports.. Annual reports are completed every year with the summary of the RAIU's activities.. 2010 Annual Report.. 5Mb).. 2009 Annual Report.. 0Mb).. 2008 Annual Report.. 2007 Annual Report.. (0.. 8Mb).. 2006 Annual Report.. 7Mb).. Completed Investigations.. Completed investigations by the RAIU are posted here.. Gate Strike at Buttevant Level Crossing (XC 219), County Cork, on the 2nd July 2010.. 1Mb).. Tram derailment at the Point Stop, LUAS Red Line, on the 13th May 2010.. Secondary suspension failure on a train at Connolly Station, 7th May 2010.. Laois Traincare Depot Derailment on the 20th January 2010.. Derailment of empty train due to collision with landslip debris outside Wicklow Station, 16th of November 2009.. Irregular operation of Automatic Half Barriers at Ferns Lock, County Kildare, on the Dublin to Sligo Line on the 2nd September 2009.. 9Mb).. Malahide Viaduct Collapse on the Dublin to Belfast Line on the 21st August 2009.. (4.. Derailment of an on track machine at Limerick Junction Station on the Dublin to Cork Line on the 3rd of July 2009.. Derailment of LUAS tram at Connolly Station on the 16th of July 2009.. Collision of a Locomotive with Passenger Carriages at Plunkett Station in Waterford on the Limerick to Rosslare Line on the 29th March 2009.. Collision of a train with the gates of level crossing XH066, Bridgetown, on the Limerick Junction to Rosslare Strand  ...   the Derailment of a Freight Train at Cahir Viaduct on the 7th October 2003.. A Report of the inquiry into the Level Crossing Collision that occurred on the 16th of February 2001 at Kiltoom Level Crossing Westport Line.. Report of the investigation into the accident on the CIE Railway near Cherryville Junction, Co.. Kildare, on the 21st of August 1983.. (7.. Report of the investigation into the accident on the CIE Railway at Buttevant, Co.. Cork, on the 1st of August 1980.. Report of inquiry into the Railway Accident at Dalkey, Co.. Dublin, on the 16th of November 1979.. Report of inquiry into the railway accident on the CIE railway at Arklow, Co.. Wicklow, on the 3rd of Acotober 1979.. Report of the inquiry into the railway accident that occured near Gorey, Co.. Wexford, on the 31st of December 1975.. Report of the inquiry into the collision that occured at Gormanston Railway Station on the 21st of October 1974.. Report of inquiry into the collision that occured at Rosslare Strand Station on the 13th of August 1974.. Report of inquiry into accident on Railway System of CIE near Mullingar, Co.. Westmeath, on the 5th of December 1963.. Report of inquiry into accident on railway system at Balbriggan Station on the 28th of June 1963.. Report on accident to Drumm Battery Train on the 25th of June 1935.. (9..

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  • Title: Legislation » Railway Accident Investigation Unit
    Descriptive info: Railway Safety Act 2005.. The Railway Safety Act 2005 established a comprehensive framework within which railway safety is regulated.. In addition to providing for the establishment and empowerment of the Railway Safety Commission (RSC), and within it a functionally independent Railway Incident Investigation Unit, the principal provisions of the Act relate to:.. Placement of a general duty of care on railway undertakings, persons working on the railway and others to have regard for their own safety and that of others in conducting activities on or about the railway.. Requirement for railway undertakings to implement such systems as are necessary for the effective management of safety and to evidence these in a safety case.. Reporting of railway incidents by undertakings and their investigations by those undertakings or by the Railway Incident Investigation Unit.. Establishment of a Railway Safety Advisory Council representative of various  ...   Statute Book on the website.. www.. irishstatutebook.. ie.. or on the European Union website.. europa.. eu.. int.. Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001;.. Council Directive 91/440/EEC of 29 July 1991 on the development of the Community's railways;.. Directive 2001/12/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2001 amending Council Directive 91/440/EEC on the development of the Community's railways;.. Directive 2001/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2001 amending Council Directive 95/18/EC on the licensing of railway undertakings;.. Directive 2001/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2001 on the allocation of railway infrastructure capacity and the levying of charges for the use of railway infrastructure and safety certification;.. Directive 2001/16/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2001 on the interoperability of the trans-European conventional rail system..

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  • Title: Contact » Railway Accident Investigation Unit
    Descriptive info: Railway Accident Investigation Unit,.. 2 Leeson Lane,.. Dublin 2,.. Ireland.. Tel.. + 353 1 604 1241.. Fax.. + 353 1 604 1351.. E-mail.. info@raiu..

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  • Title: Subscribe to Alerts » Railway Accident Investigation Unit
    Descriptive info: Subscribe to Alerts.. The RAIU will publish a range of reports and bulletins.. If you wish to receive these, you simply need to enter your email address below and click in the tick box next to the email alert title and description.. Then click the submit button.. You will then receive an email asking you to confirm your subscription, which you must complete.. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose apart from keeping you informed about the RAIU and its investigations.. Sign up for RAIU Alerts.. Email.. (.. *.. required)..

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