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Train Fatalities, Injuries, and Accidents by Type of Accident

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:

table_02_41_122021.xlsx

Notes:

This table includes information for both freight and passenger railroad operations. It is train accidents only.

Description:

KEY:  R = revised.

a Excludes highway-rail grade crossing accidents.

b In 2002, 1,441 injures were due to a single derailment in North Dakota involving hazardous materials.

Source:

U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Safety Analysis, Train Accidents by Type and Major Cause from Form FRA F 6180.54, table 3.16, Accident Summary Tables, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/ as of Dec. 13, 2021.

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