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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: DB Cargo (UK) Limited
Current Parent CompanyDeutsche Bahn
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Deutsche Bahn
Company City/Town: Gateshead
Company County: Tyne and Wear
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £2,922,373
Year: 2019
Date: 13 March, 2019
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: railroad safety violation
Violation Description: DB Cargo was fined £2.7 million plus £188,873 costs after pleading guilty to a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act when it failed to prevent unauthorised access to a freight terminal leading to serious injury to a trespasser. DB Cargo also pleaded guilty at the conclusion of the trial to a single count of contravention of a requirement to produce information and was fined £33,500 for that offence.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: Guily Plea Entered
Agency: Office of Rail and Road
HQ Country of Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: government-owned
Major Industry of Parent: freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: railroads and logistics
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