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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Potentially higher risk train accidents by type and year
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DerailmentsEmpty coaching stock1100000010000000
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Running into road vehiclesAt level crossings3241152201100300
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Metadata

Title

Potentially higher risk train accidents by year

Last update

19 April 2023 19 April 2023

Next update

March 2024 (provisional)

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

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

Designation

National Statistics

Geographical coverage

Wales

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

Weblinks

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

General description

This dataset gives details on potentially higher risk train accidents in Wales up to the 2022 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 potentially higher risk train accidents 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

Data reference periods

Data is shown from 2007 onwards

Rounding applied

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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

Keywords

Potentially higher risk train accidents

Statistical quality

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.

Name

TRAN0155