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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: English, Welsh and Scottish Railways International
Current Parent CompanyDeutsche Bahn
Company City/Town: Liverpool
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £239,554
Year: 2012
Date: 16 November, 2012
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: railroad safety violation
Violation Description: EWSI was fined £180,000 plus £59,554 costs after pleading guilty to breaches of health and safety law by failing to adequately secure the boundary of its rail depot and leaving high voltage overhead cables switched on in an abandoned area, leading to the death of one trespasser and the serious injury of two others.
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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