Potentially high risk passenger train accidents in Great Britain 2005-2018, by type

This statistic shows the number of potentially high risk accidents occurring on passenger trains in Great Britain between 2005/2006 and 2017/2018. Over this period, the highest accident risks for passenger trains arose from potential collisions with road vehicles at level crossings. In 2008/09 there were 31 potentially high risk accidents involving passenger trains, of which 18 were collisions with vehicles at level crossings.

Number of potentially high risk train accidents involving passenger trains in Great Britain from 2005/2006 to 2017/2018, by accident type

Striking buffer stopsCollisions between trainsCollisions with road vehicles (at level crossing)Collisions with road vehicles (not at level crossing)DerailmentsStruck by large falling objects
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Release date

December 2018


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2005 to 2018

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