Title

Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train or tram, Australia, 2009–10 to 2013–14

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2017

Subject Area

place - australasia, mode - rail, mode - tram/light rail, planning - safety/accidents

Keywords

injury, level crossing collision

Abstract

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.

Rights

Copyright remains with Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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