Railway Accident Investigation Unit

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The Railway Accident Investigation Unit (RAIU) investigates accidents and incidents on Irish railways. It is an independent investigative agency of the government of the Republic of Ireland, housed within the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.[1] The RAIU's head office is in Dublin.

The RAIU's investigations are carried out in accordance with the Railway Safety Act 2005, the Railway Safety Directive 2004/49/EC and Statutory Instrument No. 258 of 2014 European Union (Railway Safety) (Reporting and investigation of serious accidents, accidents and incidents) Regulations 2014.[2]

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  1. ^ "Contact." (Archive) Railway Accident Investigation Unit. Retrieved on 16 February 2012. "2 Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, Ireland."
  2. ^ "About Us." (Archive) Railway Accident Investigation Unit. Retrieved on 16 February 2012.

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