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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