Dods EU Alert: ERA publishes Railway Safety Performance Report 2014
Today, the European Railway Agency (ERA) published its 7th report on the development of railway safety in the EU.
The 4th statutory biennial report provides a general overview of railway safety performance in the EU; it newly includes an international and an intermodal comparison of railway safety performance.
The report shows that despite a continuous general improvement in safety performance, the improvements have come to still in several accident categories and railway users. The costs of significant accidents continue to exceed 1.7 billion EUR on annual basis.
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