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Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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48.—(1) Any of the following incidents which, taking into account the circumstances, might have been liable to cause the death of, or major injury to, any person—

(a)failure of—

(i)a locomotive;

(ii)a railway vehicle; or

(iii)a rope haulage system used in working an inclined railway; or any part thereof;

(b)failure of a structure or part of the permanent way or formation, including any tunnel or cutting; or

(c)any train or railway vehicle striking an obstruction on the line.

(2) Any case of collision, derailment, or a train unintentionally becoming divided, except one occurring on a siding or during shunting operations when there were no passengers on the train or other vehicles involved.

(3) Failure of the equipment of any level crossing or a train running onto a level crossing when not authorised to do so.

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