October 31, 2011 | Mark Paradies

Monday Accident & Lessons Learned: Bad Maintenance Practices Lead to Failed Train Wheel Set and Derailment

Do your maintenance folks “make it work”?

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Looks like “just make it work” was a cause of this accident.

See the accident report from the UK Rail Accident Investigation Branch:

http://www.raib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Bulletin%20(Bure%20Valley%20Railway)%2004-2011.pdf

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