Key statistics - Road rail interface near miss and misuse incidents (p) - Table 5.46
 
Number of level crossing near misses and misuse incidents on the mainline network
Great Britain
Annual data (financial year) 2002-03 to 2016-17
Mainline
Category
Sub-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
Misuse*
Pedestrians
435
476
683
927
1,001
857
858
899
1,367
1,809
1,787
1,862
2,198
2,063
1,907
Road vehicles
1,138
1,279
1,320
1,484
1,537
1,430
2,178
1,624
1,571
2,022
1,711
1,773
1,898
1,959
1,692
Near miss
Pedestrians
151
199
192
231
175
213
246
247
306
322
295
279
277
296
313
Road vehicles
223
255
194
201
193
171
197
158
148
148
145
131
103
89
98
Total misuse and near miss incidents
1,947
2,209
2,389
2,843
2,906
2,671
3,479
2,928
3,392
4,301
3,938
4,045
4,476
4,407
4,010
Source(s):
Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB)
Symbols:
(:)           Data not available
(r)          Data revised
(p)          Data are provisional
 
Notes:
(*) Mainline data for misuse 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: