RR73 - Transport fatal accidents and FN-curves: 1967-2001
This paper responds to a research brief from the Health and Safety Executive to provide fatal accident data and empirically based FN-curves for two purposes. These are:
- to compare the frequencies and severities of fatal railway accidents with those of road and air transport; and
- to show the frequencies and severities of fatal main line train accidents, separately identifying those that are preventable by Automatic Train Protection (ATP).
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