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Accident

Accident is an occurrence in the course of working of railway which


does or may affect
the safety of the railway,
its engine, rolling stock,
permanent way and works,
fixed installations, passengers. or servants or
Which affect the safety of others or
which does or may cause delay to train or loss to the Railway

Serious Accident
1. Death or Grievous Injury or
2. Loss of Railway Property above
Rs. 2 Crores or
3. CCRS/CRS, intends to hold inquiry.

TYPES OF ACCIDENT
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
YARD ACCIDENTS
INDICATIVE ACCIDENTS
EQUIPMENT FAILURE
UNUSUAL INCIDENTS

Classification of Accidents

For Statistical purpose Accidents are classified from A to


R excluding I & O.
Main classes 16
Sub-classes 84

Classification of Accidents
Consequential Accidents
A - Collision

: A 1 to A 5

B Fire

: B 1 to B 7

C LC Gate Accidents

: C 1 to C 9

D Derailments

: D 1 to D 6

E Other train Accidents : E 1 to E 2

Classification of Accidents
Indicative Accidents
F Averted Collisions (F 1 to F 4)
G Breach of Block rules (G 1 to G 4)
H Signal passing at danger ( H 1 To H 2)

Equipment failure
J Failure of Engine & Rolling Stock
(J1 to J 10)
K - Failure of Permanent Way (K1 to K 7)
L Failure of Electrical equipment ( L 1 to L 4)
M Failure of Signalling & Telecommunication
( M 1 to M 7)

UNUSUAL INCIDENTS
N Train wrecking or
Sabotage/Explosion/Bomb blast
(N 1 to N 3)
P Casualties ( P 1 to P 3)
Q Other incidences - (Q 1 to Q 6 )
Natural death, Murder, Suicide in train or
Rly premises, Robbery, Fire /explosion in
Rly premises, Blockade due to agitation.

R Miscellaneous ( R 1 to R 5)
Vehicle/Vehicles running away
Train running over cattle
Floods, Breaches, Land slides
Any accident not included in the
foregoing classifications.

ACCIDENT SPECIMEN FORMS


ACC - 1
ACC - 2
ACC - 3
ACC - 4

Accident message by Station


Master
Statement submitted by DRM
to CSO in case of parting of
Trains.
Form filled by GLP in case of any
accidents to be delivered to
nearest SM.
Form filled by GLP in case of
persons falling out of trains.

ACC 5

Report of fatal accidents to


Commissioner of WCA.

ACC 6

Form used by Reporter


(First Rly official at site)

ACC 7

Form for recording the results of


examination of site and materials.

ACC 8

List of Rly staff qualified to render first


Aid.

ACC 9

List of Private Medical practitioners


available at or vicinity of station.

ACC 10 List of Rly Hospitals/


Dispensaries
ACC 11 List of Non-Rly
Hospitals/Dispensaries.
ACC 12 particulars of conveyance
available at near stations where
hospitals available.
ACC 13 to 17 Monthly statements.

Monthly Statements
ACC 13 (P 2) Accidents Run over cases.
ACC 14 (A 5) Collisions during shunting in
marshalling yards/loco yards.
ACC 15 (Q 1) Accidental /Natural
death/Grievous hurt for
passenger/Rly servant at Rly
premises.

ACC 16 (D 6) Derailment during shunting


in marshalling yards, loco yard &
sidings.

ACC 17 (P 1 & P 3) Persons falling out,


run over cases resulting in loss of
life or not.

Proceedings of Accident Enquiry


ACC 18 A Summary of Accident
ACC 18 B List of Committee Members
ACC 18 C Description of Accident
ACC 18 D List of witnesses examined
ACC - 18 E & 18 F Deposition of witnesses
ACC 18 G Reasons for findings
a) Conflicting evidences
b) Contributing factors
c) Extenuating circumstances

ACC 18 H Joint findings


ACC 18 I Matters brought to light.
ACC 18 J Suggestions.
ACC 18 K Relief measures

Matters brought to light


(Appendix/Annexure)
Sketch showing damage to track and Rolling
stock.
List of documents to be attached
BPC, CTR, Speedometer chart, TSR,
Control chart.
Statement of Sr. Supervisor/Officer from
the accident site.
Track diagram.

Joint observation by Mechanical rolling stock


& Track.
Rough Journal Book copy.
PRO/POH particulars
Keyman/Gangman Diary
Photo/Video taken at the accident spot.
Extract of the Coach repair book.
Log book of Loco.
DRS Card (Deficiency of Rolling stock)
Rail crack/Weld failure during the past 6M
over the section.

Levels of Enquiry
All Serious Accidents - CRS /Committee
of JA grade officers with DRM as
accepting authority subject to review by
CSO.
All other consequential accidents except
unmanned LC accidents Committee of
JA grade officers/Branch Officers.

All yard accidents - Committee of


Sr Supervisors with Sr DSO/DSO as
accepting authority.
All Indicative accidents- Committee of
Sr/Jr scale officers with DRM as
accepting authority.
All cases of Equipment failuresSupervisors of respective departments.
Foreign Rly staff responsibleAGM/SDGM or CSO.

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