Table 2-13: Types of People Injured in Washington Train Accidents/Incidents: 2000

Table 2-13: Types of People Injured in Washington Train Accidents/Incidents: 2000

(Includes highway-rail crossing)

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Type of person Fatalities Injuries
Worker on duty (railroad employee) 0 175
Employee not on duty 0 8
Passenger on train 0 12
Nontrespasser 2 15
Trespasser 14 15
Worker on duty (contractor) 0 0
Contractor (other) 0 4
Worker on duty (volunteer) 0 1
Volunteer (other) 0 0
Nontrespasser (off railroad property) 0 0

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.