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  1. CRR CONCERNED ABOUT SAFETY CULTURE IN IARNRÓD ÉIREANN Issued 23 Aug 2017 - The railway safety regulator has asked the Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, T.D., to strengthen the brief of the new Chair of Iarnród Éireann. This unprecedented step has been taken by the Commission for Railway Regulation as it publishes its annual report ...
  2. Railway Regulator publishes its Annual Report for 2015 Issued 21 Dec 2016 - Commission for Railway Regulation's Annual Report for 2015 concerned about top management attitude within Iarnród Éireann to safety. The Commission for Railway Regulation has experienced a "strained relationship" with Irish Rail – Iarnród Éireann, according to a statement accompanying the 2015 Annual Report of the ...
  3. Level Crossing Awareness Day Issued 10 Jun 2016 - To mark International Level Crossing Awareness Day, the Road Safety Authority (RSA), Iarnród Éireann and the Commission for Railway Regulation (CRR) have today, International Level Crossing Day launched a campaign to make road-users aware of the importance of safety at level crossings and the dangers ...
  4. International Level Crossing Awareness Day 7th June 2012 Issued 31 May 2012 - Level crossings can be lethalThis Thursday, 7th June, is International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD). This may not seem of importance at first glance to rural people, but it should be. Farmers, more than any group, work around active railways as part of their everyday ...
  5. Railway Safety Commission publishes audit into Malahide Viaduct Collapse Issued 16 Aug 2010 - Failure by Iarnród Éireann to undertake critical safety inspections identifiedThe Railway Safety Commission, Ireland's independent safety regulator, published its compliance audit into the Broadmeadow Viaduct collapse today. The compliance audit examined whether correct safety management systems were in place and whether key safety checks were ...
  6. Statement from the Railway Safety Commission Issued 21 Jul 2010 - The Railway Safety Commission (RSC), Ireland's independent safety regulator, is surprised and disappointed to hear that some or all of the contents of the compliance audit prepared by the Commission in relation to the Malahide (Broadmeadow viaduct) incident has been leaked. It is not due ...