Accession Number:

ADA180574

Title:

Statistical Analysis of Railroad Safety Performance, 1977-1982.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

205.0

Abstract:

Statistics relating to railroad safety performance in the United States during the period 1977-1982 are compiled and reviewed. A substantial improvement occured during this period in each of the major areas of safety performance-human injuries, train accident and financial cost. Some correlations are noted between safety performance indicators and other measurable variables. Keywords Data base Safety programs Personal injuries Correlation analysis Financial investment.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE