Key statistics - Road rail interface collisions (p) - Table 5.45
 
Number of collisions with gates, barriers and road vehicles on mainline and other non-mainline networks
Great Britain
Annual data (financial year) 2002-03 to 2016-17
Mainline
Collisions
Category
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
Level Crossing - gates and barriers*
Barrier
3
1
2
1
1
1
2
0
2
1
0
3
0
0
0
Gate
4
1
2
3
3
7
6
6
6
3
2
2
4
3
2
Total for Level Crossing - gates and barriers
7
2
4
4
4
8
8
6
8
4
2
5
4
3
2
Level Crossing - road vehicle collisions
Derailment
3
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
No derailment
18
16
14
16
13
8
21
14
4
7
10
10
7
4
6
Total for Level Crossing - road vehicle collisions
21
17
17
16
13
8
21
14
5
9
10
10
7
4
6
Total Level Crossing collisions
28
19
21
20
17
16
29
20
13
13
12
15
11
7
8
Trams, metros and non-NR networks
Collisions
Category
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
Level Crossing - gates and barriers
Barrier
:
:
:
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Gates
:
:
:
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Total for LC - gates and barriers
:
:
:
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
Source(s):
Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) for mainline and Office of Rail and Road (ORR) for trams, metros and non-NR networks.
Symbols:
(:)           Data not available
(r)          Data revised
(p)          Data are provisional
 
Notes:
(*) Mainline data for collisions with gates and barrier in 2016-17 only includes data up to and including 4th March 2017. Therefore comparisons should not be made with previous full year data.
 
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Other datasets:
1. RSSB publish data on incidents on the mainline railway. To view or download their Annual Safety Performance Report:

2. ORR publish an annual Health & Safety Report covering all rail networks. To view or download the latest report:
3. The European Railway Agency publish data comparing safety performance across Europe. To access their data: