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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Network Rail
Current Parent CompanyNetwork Rail
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Network Rail
Company City/Town: Potters Bar
Company County: Hertfordshire
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £3,150,000
Year: 2011
Date: 13 May, 2011
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: railroad safety violation
Violation Description: Network Rail, as the successor to Railtrack, was fined £3 million plus costs of £150,000 after pleading guilty to a prosecution brought by the ORR for a health and safety offence of failure tor provide and implement suitable and sufficient standards, procedures and guidance for the installation, maintenance and inspection of adjustable stretcher bars, which led to the Potters Bar derailment.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: Guily Plea Entered
Agency: Office of Rail and Road
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: government-owned
Major Industry of Parent: miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: public transport services
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