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Deaths on European railways continue to decline

  • November 24, 2016

Deaths on European railways dropped by 9% last year, according to new data released by the International Union of Railways. Deaths have fallen by 26% since 2010, while train kilometres have increased slightly over the same period.

80% of deaths last year were caused by what the UIC calls ‘external factors’, mainly trespassing on railways and collisions at level crossings.

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  • June 15, 2021

European rail accident rate declined by 80% since 1990

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  • February 1, 2020

Number of railway accidents going down

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  • September 24, 2015

Lithuania referred to European Court of Justice over rail safety failings