Iarnród Éireann: According to the State-owned rail operator, a draft report by the regulator drew “conclusions that are unsubstantiated and often on the basis of individual opinion”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Iarnród Éireann says it has one of the best safety records in Europe and has not had a passenger death in 25 years. However, on Wednesday it was cast(...)

Iarnród Éireann said it was committed to working with the commission to ensure the highest standards of safety were achieved. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The rail regulator has warned the Government of “strategic safety” issues arising on the railways over time unless senior management at Iarnród Éirean(...)

A   train tests the  rebuilt Malahide Estuary Railway bridge in 2009.The Commission for Railway Regulation has criticised the company’s attitude to safety. Photograph: The Irish Times

The country’s railway regulator has strongly criticised the attitude of senior management in Iarnród Éireann to safety compliance issues. In its annu(...)