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I recall this incident, it sparked rather too many keyboard warriors in another place!
It really gets me when folks who take no interest whatsoever in foreign railways, suddenly become armchair experts when something like this occurs.
Sorry!
As to any report recommendations, I could only speculate but I would think they would tighten up regular procedures and/or inspections.
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John E.
 

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And the question that was first in my mind regarding this incident was this. Were I questioned at an enquiry into this event, how to answer 'Was it a reasonable expectation that a single man could manually apply sufficient brakes on a 240+ vehicle near 3km long train, to make it safe against unintended movement should all the powered brake systems fail?'.

No.
It was only when I quoted you that I saw your answer to your own question!

I agree, it is NOT a reasonable expectation for a single person to be able to do such a task.
In fact, such a proposition is frankly, ridiculous.
 
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