Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train or tram, Australia, 2009–10 to 2013–14

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This report presents information on hospitalisations in Australia due to unintentional serious injury involving a train or tram for the 5-year period from 2009–10 to 2013–14. Over this 5-year period, there were 812 cases of serious injury involving a train (178 due to a level crossing collision), an average of 162 per year. Over the same period, there were 397 cases of serious injury involving a tram.

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Table of contents

  • Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train or tram, Australia, 2009–10 to 2013–14
    • Preliminary pages
      • Title & verso title pages
      • Acknowledgments
      • Abbreviations
      • Symbols
      • Summary
        • Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train
        • Serious unintentional injury due to level crossing collisions
        • Serious unintentional injury involving a tram
    • Body content
      • 1 Introduction
        • Railway collisions
        • Level crossing collisions
        • Types of level crossings
      • 2 Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train
        • Circumstances of injury
        • Length of hospital stay
      • 3 Serious unintentional injury due to level crossing collisions
        • Scope
        • Number and rate of serious injury
        • Circumstances of injury
        • Length of hospital stay
      • 4 Serious unintentional injury involving a tram
        • Circumstances of injury
        • Length of hospital stay
      • 5 Tables and charts
        • Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train
          • Number and rate of serious injury cases
          • Circumstances of injury
        • Serious unintentional injury due to level crossing collisions
          • Number and rate of serious injury cases
        • Serious unintentional injury involving a tram
          • Number and rate of serious unintentional injury
    • End matter
      • Appendix A: Data issues
        • Population denominators
        • Quantifying variability in the counts presented in this report
        • Suppression of small cell counts in data tables
        • Change in Victorian admission policy
        • Errors, inconsistencies and uncertainties
        • Data quality statement: National Hospital Morbidity Database
        • Summary of key issues
      • Appendix B: Serious injury counts by calendar year
      • Glossary
      • References
      • List of tables
      • List of figures
      • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2017. Serious unintentional injury involving a railway train or tram, Australia, 2009–10 to 2013–14. Injury research and statistics series no. 101. Cat. no. INJCAT 177. Canberra: AIHW.



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