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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Train Incidents by year
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Collisions21200000030000
Derailments43110321200100
Fires43100134446412
Missiles18131532006454242
Obstructions253213191611111742716262814
Total5352322318151628143926333318

Metadata

Title

Train Incidents 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

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

General description

This dataset gives details on Rail Incidents 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 train incidents 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

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.

Weblinks

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

Keywords

Train incidents