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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Rail fatalities by year
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19961116413
19970008614
19981305110
199920110821
20000029314
2001000336
200200311115
2003100539
200400112114
200500011011
20062107111
2007101709
200800013114
20090016714
20100011810
2011000437
2012000178
201300011112
201400031114
201500021113
201600001010
201700101011
201800011415
2019022059
202000001111

Metadata

Title

Rail Fatalities by year

Last update

7 April 2021 7 April 2021

Next update

April 2022 (provisional)

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

National Rail Trends, Regional User Profiles, Office of the Rail Regulator

Designation

National Statistics

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

This dataset gives details on railway fatalities in Wales up to the 2018 calendar year. Information about safety of the mainline rail network comes from the Rail Safety and Standards Board. Data are presented as the number of fatalities reported in that calendar year

Data collection and calculation

Rail transport information are compiled by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR). ORR data are available via their National Rail Trends (NRT) Data Portal, an online interface for ORR’s database of rail statistics: http://dataportal.orr.gov.uk/.
Rail safety data are taken from the Rail Safety and Standards Board’s (RSSB) Safety Management Information System (SMIS). For more information about the SMIS see the RSSB website: https://www.rssb.co.uk/

Frequency of publication

Annual

Users, uses and context

These statistics are used both within and outside the Welsh Government to monitor trends in rail transport and as a baseline for further analysis.
The information for these statistics is based on a range of household and individual surveys and on administrative data.

Revisions information

Data for previous periods are routinely updated. Data for the current financial or calendar year may be revised with the release of next year’s data set.

Weblinks

Rail transport, statistical release: http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/rail-transport/?lang=en

Keywords

Rail Crime