Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train or tram, Australia, 2009–10 to 2013–14
place - australasia, mode - rail, mode - tram/light rail, planning - safety/accidents
injury, level crossing collision
This report presents information on hospitalisations in Australia due to unintentional serious injury involving a train or tram for the 5-year period from 2009–10 to 2013–14. Over this 5-year period, there were 812 cases of serious injury involving a train (178 due to a level crossing collision), an average of 162 per year. Over the same period, there were 397 cases of serious injury involving a tram.
Copyright remains with Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
AIHW (2017). Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train or tram, Australia, 2009–10 to 2013–14. Injury research and statistics series no. 101. Cat. no. INJCAT 177. Canberra: AIHW.