No new Covid-19 deaths reported today in Ireland

first_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Previous articlePolice in Derry investigating serious assaultNext articleMany of Donegal’s main beaches now wheelchair accessible News Highland Twitter Facebook By News Highland – July 5, 2020 Google+ Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest There have been no new deaths of people with Covid 19 reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.There have been 18 new confirmed cases in the Republic.The death toll is at 1,741 and the total number of people infected with the virus since the outbreak began has reached 25, 527. No new Covid-19 deaths reported today in Irelandcenter_img WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Harps come back to win in Waterford Homepage BannerNews Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+last_img read more

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News story: Collision between a freight train and a utility vehicle in Dollands Moor yard

first_imgThis item has moved to the National Archives as RAIB has published its report describing this accident. See Report 05/2019.,At about 03:39 hrs on Tuesday 4 September 2018, a freight train travelling towards the Channel Tunnel struck a utility vehicle on a level crossing at the west end of Dollands Moor yard near Folkestone. The train was due to stop in the yard for an inspection and to change locomotive before entering the tunnel.The train was travelling at 22 mph (35 km/h) and braking, when it struck the stationary utility vehicle. This was driven by a shunter who had been sent to undertake a routine check of the incoming train. The shunter jumped or was thrown from the vehicle and was seriously injured. The train came to a halt after travelling about 100 metres, and petrol from the utility vehicle ignited causing a fire. The train driver had already left the train and was not injured, but the locomotive cab was extensively damaged.Our investigation will seek to identify the sequence of events which led to the accident and will consider: Our investigation is independent of any investigation by the railway industry, the Office of Rail and Road, or the British Transport Police.We will publish our findings, including any safety recommendations, at the conclusion of our investigation; these will be available on our RAIB website.You can subscribe to automated emails notifying you when we publish our reports. the actions of those involved factors affecting the shunter’s awareness of his location and his view of the approaching train the visibility of the utility vehicle to the approaching train driver the method of working within Dollands Moor yard any underlying management factorslast_img read more

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