Table 2-35: Railroad and Grade-Crossing Fatalities by Victim Class

Passengers on trains
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Employees on duty
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Employees not on duty
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Contractor employees
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Nontrespassersa
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Trespassers
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Volunteer employees
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Railroad
only and grade
crossing, total
Railroad only
Grade crossing
Motor vehicles
Nonmotor vehicles

### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### ### 2004 2005 2006
4
3
3
8
3 58
5
0 12
6
4 14
4
3
7
3
3
16
2
4
3
3
8
3
58
5
0
12
6
2
3
4
3
7
2
3
16
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
11
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
97 46 40 35 34 47 31 34 33 37 27 31 24 22 20 19
25
25
16
97
44
35
34
32
44
30
32
32
37
23
29
22
21
19
18
23
23
12
0
2
5
1
2
3
1
2
1
0
4
2
2
1
1
1
2
2
4
4
2
0
1
1
4
0
2
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
3
2
0
1
1
4
0
2
0
0
2
0
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
4
3
3 11
6
3
7
9 11
5 12
3
4 10
5
4
5
7
7
4
3
3
10
6
3
7
9
11
5
11
3
4
9
4
4
5
7
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
739
16
723
566
457
109
N
N
N

507
10
497
474
391
83
N
N
N

551
15
536
700
543
157
N
N
N

484
16
468
663
524
139
N
N
N

475
12
463
646
533
113
N
N
N

489
18
471
675
523
152
N
N
N

505
44
461
682
529
153
N
N
N

443
32
411
660
494
166
N
N
N

365
27
338
620
471
149
N
N
N

363
15
348
646
533
113
0
0
0

326
9
317
644
536
108
0
0
0

305
8
297
570
479
91
0
0
0

335
19
316
570
463
107
0
0
0

269
11
258
673
511
162
0
0
0

267
18
249
646
540
106
0
0
0

205 242 241 ###
8
18
22 (R) 2
197 224 219 ###
635 ### ### 667
501 ### 463 520
134 146 ### 147
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

###
584
833
748
85

###
454
582
521
61

###
599
698
614
84

###
586
608
535
73

###
591
579
506
73

###
653
626
554
72

###
611
615
542
73

###
567
579
508
71

###
551
488
415
73

###
602
461
419
42

###
577
431
369
62

932
530
402
345
57

937
512
425
361
64

971
550
421
345
76

951
594
357
310
47

868 ### ### ###
534 523 529 543
334 372 ### ###
281 290 ### 304
53
82
76
64

KEY: N = data do not exist; R = revised.
a

Beginning in 1997, nontrespassers off railroad property are also included.

NOTE
"Railroad only" includes fatalities from train accidents, train incidents, and nontrain incidents (excludes highway-rail grade crossings). This table includes information for both freight and passenger
railroad operations.

SOURCES
1980-94: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Highway-Rail Crossing Accident/Incident and Inventory Bulletin (Washington, DC: Annual issues), and the
Accident/Incident Bulletin (Washington DC: Annual issues).
1995-2005: Ibid. Internet site http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety as of Aug. 20, 2007.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful