Figure 2-4: Railroad Trespasser Deaths and Injuries in New York

Figure 2-4: Railroad Trespasser Deaths and Injuries in New York

(Excludes highway-rail crossing)

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Year Deaths Injuries
1995 33 22
1996 16 20
1997 32 54
1998 25 23
1999 18 16
2000 24 26

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: As defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, a trespasser is any person on a part of railroad property used in railroad operations whose presence is prohibited, forbidden, or unlawful. Employees who are trespassing on railroad property are reported as trespassers.

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