Technical Reports

Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 1997

  • 01
  • Sep
  • 1998
SUBJECT: Evaluation
KEYWORDS: Rail Safety, Rail-related Accidents, Trend Lines, Safety Performance, Annual Report
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration's Railroad Safety Statistics - Annual Report is intended as a resource for the FRA's safety partners and other entities who play a primary role in promoting railroad safety. It is also intended as a general reference source for individuals and organizations with an interest in examining rail safety issues. Statistical data, tables, and charts are provided to depict the nature and cause of many categories of rail-related accidents and incidents that occurred in 1997. Furthermore, selected historical data and trend lines are included to provide a context for the railroad industry's safety performance.
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