Figure 2-2: Illinois Train Accidents

Figure 2-2: Illinois Train Accidents

(Excludes highway-grade crossing incidents and other incidents)

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Year Train Accidents
1995 248
1996 258
1997 251
1998 189
1999 288
2000 231

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: "Accidents/incidents" includes all events reportable to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration under applicable regulations. These include: train accidents, reported on Form F 6180.54, comprised of collisions, derailments, and other events involving the operation of on-track equipment and causing reportable damage above an established threshold ($6,600 in 1998); highway-rail grade crossing incidents, reported on Form F 6180.57, involving impact between railroad on-track equipment and highway users at crossings; and other incidents, reported on Form F 6180.55a, involving all other reportable incidents or exposures that cause a fatality or injury to any person, or an occupational illness to a railroad employee.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, table 2-11, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety/ as of Oct. 22, 2001.