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Hidden Dangers
Hidden Dangers
by Stanley Hall


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Danger Ahead! Reports
Index 2000

Last updated: Saturday, 30-Dec-2000 19:31:35 EST

africa
Zimbabwe: 15 killed in head-on collision (12/10/2000)
Morocco: Train collides with trailer - 35 killed (01/03/2000)

asia
India: Howrah-Amritsar Express collision
INDIA: Train fire kills 18 (19/02/2000)
India: Indian Railways to get Automatic Train Control (09/02/2000)
India: New budget aims to improve safety (18 May 2000)
India: Jammu train bomb kills 5 (12/02/2000)
Vietnam: Derailment in torrential rain kills 2, injures 22 (04/06/2000)

bourbonnais
USA: Operation Lifesaver, ATA and DOT Unveil "Your License or Your Life" A Truck Driver Training ...

britain
UK: Train Operators will not compromise passenger safety (04/02/2000)
UK: Freight train derailment (19/12/2000)
Paddington - inquests open, coroner hears that 2 fires broke out (21/02/2000)
UK: Passengers safe as train collides with bus
UK: Train collides with car on north Wales crossing
UK: 20 injured in Stranraer derailment (11/10/2000)
UK: Train hits transporter - 4 hurt (8 May 2000)
Where does corporate responsibility go now?
UK: Prescott takes safety regulation away from Railtrack (22/02/2000)
UK: West Coast mainline closes for safety checks (24/10/2000)
UK: Youths firebomb commuter train (22/10/2000)
UK: Safety First means TPWS then ATP says Sir David Davies (22/02/2000)
UK: Train safety - government pledges "cost will be no object (10/10/2000)
HSE publishes details or rail signals passed at danger (27/01/2000)
Waterloo collision injures 27

canada
Canada ARS Networks' Crosslogix System Cited by Canadian National Safety and Regulatory Affairs O...
CANADA: VIA Rail passenger train collides with freight cars
CANADA: Miramichi "Ocean" smash occurred in "dark territory" (01/02/2000)

europe
UK: Train Operators will not compromise passenger safety (04/02/2000)
Germany: Berlin U-bahn fire (08/07/2000)
Sweden: Gas train crash driver was drunk (14/04/2000)
Sweden: LPG train derails (09/04/2000)
Belgium: Children admit derailing train (20/04/2000)
Belgium: Train deliberately derailed - 15 injured (19/04/2000)
Belgium: 3 boys charged with derailing train (19/04/2000)
France: Technical problem likely cause of Eurostar derailment (06/06/2000)
France Eurostar in high-speed derailment (05/06/2000)
UK: Passenger train narrowly misses concrete block placed on track by vandals (23/10/2000)
Germany: High speed trains return to service (06/03/2000)
Deutscheland: ICE mit Neigetechnik vorsorglich aus dem Verkehr gezogen (01/03/2000)
GERMANY: ICE trains withdrawn following derailments (03/03/2000)
UK: Freight train derailment (19/12/2000)
4 reported killed in 100mph derailment
UK: Broken rail suspected in Hatfield crash (18/10/2000)
Belgium: 71 hurt as trains collide (29/01/2000)
Switzerland: One killed and 3 injured in Swiss train collision (06/06/2000)
Passenger safety on Iarnród Éireann questioned
AUSTRIA: Alpine Train Fire Tragedy - new clue (15/11/2000)
Austria: 140 Trapped in burning Alpine train (11/11/2000)
AUSTRIA: As many as 170 feared dead in funicular fire
AUSTRIA: Officials say 153 were killed in tunnel fire tragedy (12/11/2000)
AUSTRIA: Rescuers begin grim task (13/11/2000)
DENMARK: Head-on collision kills 3 (02/03/2000)
NORWAY: Death toll could rise to 33 in train crash
NORWAY: Technical information in connection with the accident between Rustad and Rena (05/01/2000)
NORWAY: Provisional accident report (10/01/2000)
NORWAY: Seven dead as trains collide
Paddington - inquests open, coroner hears that 2 fires broke out (21/02/2000)
UK: Train collides with car on north Wales crossing
UK: 20 injured in Stranraer derailment (11/10/2000)
UK: Train hits transporter - 4 hurt (8 May 2000)
UK: Railtrack boss - Corbett resigns (17/11/2000)
UK: Prescott takes safety regulation away from Railtrack (22/02/2000)
UK: West Coast mainline closes for safety checks (24/10/2000)
UK: Youths firebomb commuter train (22/10/2000)
HSE publishes details or rail signals passed at danger (27/01/2000)
UK: Speed restrictions may be unsafe (24/10/2000)
UK: Broken Rail Report commissioned by Rail Regulator and HSE shows way forward (9/11/2000)
Russia: Passenger and freight trains collide in north west Russia
Waterloo collision injures 27

finland
Finland: Crossing accident near Oulu - 9 hurt (09/02/2000)
Finland: Two died under train in Helsinki (21/03/2000)

france
FRANCE: Train deliberately derailed near Lyon (04/06/2000)
FRANCE: Suspect admits derailing Lyon train (05/06/2000)
France: Technical problem likely cause of Eurostar derailment (06/06/2000)
France Eurostar in high-speed derailment (05/06/2000)

germany
Germany: Berlin U-bahn fire (08/07/2000)
Germany: Night train was going too fast (07/02/2000)
Germany: Train crash kills 7 (06/02/2000)
Germany: 7 killed, 105 hurt in sleeper train crash (06/02/2000)
Germany: Death toll climbs to 9 in night train crash (06/02/2000)
Germany: Investigators deny accident fault established
Germany: Cologne train crash deaths revised to 8 (07/02/2000)
Germany: Night train was going too fast (07/02/2000)
Germany: Cologne Train Crash (06/02/2000)
Germany: High speed trains return to service (06/03/2000)
Deutscheland: ICE mit Neigetechnik vorsorglich aus dem Verkehr gezogen (01/03/2000)
GERMANY: ICE trains withdrawn following derailments (03/03/2000)
Germany: Collision injures 34 (24/05/2000)

india
India: Howrah-Amritsar Express collision
INDIA: Train fire kills 18 (19/02/2000)
India: Indian Railways to get Automatic Train Control (09/02/2000)
India: New budget aims to improve safety (18 May 2000)
India: Jammu train bomb kills 5 (12/02/2000)
INDIA: 3 killed as rock fall derails express train (11/03/2000)
INDIA: Head-on collision in Bihar kills 10 (06/03/2000)

italy
Italy: Freight trains in head-on collision (04/06/2000)
Italy: Freight trains in head-on collision (04/06/2000)

norway
Norway: Near miss near Hamar (24/09/2000)
NORWAY: Passenger train collision (04/01/2000)
NORWAY: Death toll could rise to 33 in train crash
NORWAY: Technical information in connection with the accident between Rustad and Rena (05/01/2000)
NORWAY: Provisional accident report (10/01/2000)
NORWAY: Seven dead as trains collide
Norway: Lillestroem train fire - explosion risk recedes (05/04/2000)
Norway: Explosion fear as trains collide (05/04/2000)
Norway: Explosion fear as trains collide - Brake failure blamed (05/04/2000)

paddington
UK: Paddington rail crash inquiry set to close (20/12/2000)
Paddington - inquests open, coroner hears that 2 fires broke out (21/02/2000)
Where does corporate responsibility go now?
UK: Safety Inquiry opens: Paddington survivors demand ATP
UK: Train safety - government pledges "cost will be no object (10/10/2000)

pakistan
4 killed, 40 injured in passenger train blast
Passenger train explosion kills 3

russia
Russia: Passenger and freight trains collide in north west Russia

scotland
UK: 20 injured in Stranraer derailment (11/10/2000)
UK: Prescott takes safety regulation away from Railtrack (22/02/2000)
UK: West Coast mainline closes for safety checks (24/10/2000)

senegal
Sengal: Train crash kills 13, injures 210 (23/05/2000)

southall
UK: Health and Safety Commission announce tough action after Southall report (24/02/2000)
UK: First Great Western welcomes publication of the Southall rail inquiry report (24/02/2000)
Professor John Uff's report into Southall published
UK: Southall Disaster Report to be published today (24/02/2000)
Professor John Uff's report into Southall published
Where does corporate responsibility go now?
UK: Prescott takes safety regulation away from Railtrack (22/02/2000)
UK: Train safety - government pledges "cost will be no object (10/10/2000)

sweden
Sweden: Gas train crash driver was drunk (14/04/2000)
Sweden: LPG train derails (09/04/2000)

switzerland
Switzerland: One killed and 3 injured in Swiss train collision (06/06/2000)

uk
UK: Train Operators will not compromise passenger safety (04/02/2000)
UK: Sliding door problem halts British trains (02/04/2000)
UK: Passenger train narrowly misses concrete block placed on track by vandals (23/10/2000)
UK: Freight train derailment (19/12/2000)
UK: Hatfield Derailment (17/10/2000)
4 reported killed in 100mph derailment
UK: Broken rail suspected in Hatfield crash (18/10/2000)
UK: HSC chair directs immediate investigation following train derailment at Hertfordshire (18/10/...
UK: Hatfield - Report says broken rail most likely cause of disaster (21/10/2000)
UK: Hatfield inquests adjourned as police may press charges (21/11/2000)
UK: HSE publishes audit of Railtrack's safety systems (25/02/2000)
UK: Paddington rail crash inquiry set to close (20/12/2000)
UK: Report finds that TPWS would have prevented Lewes collision
UK: Crossing safety review in Wales
UK: Virgin Trains Derailment (27/11/2000)
Paddington - inquests open, coroner hears that 2 fires broke out (21/02/2000)
UK: Passengers safe as train collides with bus
UK: Train collides with car on north Wales crossing
UK: Railtrack to retain safety role (13/02/2000)
UK: Health and Safety Commission announce tough action after Southall report (24/02/2000)
UK: First Great Western welcomes publication of the Southall rail inquiry report (24/02/2000)
UK: Southall Disaster Report to be published today (24/02/2000)
UK: 20 injured in Stranraer derailment (11/10/2000)
UK: Train hits transporter - 4 hurt (8 May 2000)
UK: Cameras to be installed at rail crossings (15/03/2000)
UK: Railtrack boss - Corbett resigns (17/11/2000)
Where does corporate responsibility go now?
UK: Prescott takes safety regulation away from Railtrack (22/02/2000)
UK: Prohibition notice upheld by tribunal after Ladbroke Grove railway accident (27/01/2000)
UK: HSE Hosts Seminar (14/12/2000)
UK: West Coast mainline closes for safety checks (24/10/2000)
UK: Youths firebomb commuter train (22/10/2000)
UK: Safety First means TPWS then ATP says Sir David Davies (22/02/2000)
UK: Railtrack gets Director of Safety (27/03/2000)
UK: Safety Inquiry opens: Paddington survivors demand ATP
UK: Train safety - government pledges "cost will be no object (10/10/2000)
HSE publishes details or rail signals passed at danger (27/01/2000)
UK: Speed restrictions may be unsafe (24/10/2000)
UK: Broken Rail Report commissioned by Rail Regulator and HSE shows way forward (9/11/2000)
UK: Train derails at virginia Water (26/10/2000)
Waterloo collision injures 27

usa
USA: Baltimore Light Rail crash injures 22 (13/02/2000)
USA: Updated factual information on the investigation of the collision and derailment of light ra...
USA: Baltimore light rail crash driver tested positive for cocaine (25/02/2000)
USA: Loco in flames as freight train crashes in Florida (25/09/2000)
USA: Teenager dies as CSX coal train demolishes house
USA: Coal train that killed teenager was "speeding"
USA: Coal train that killed teenager was "speeding"
USA: No life-threatening injuries reported in derailment southwest of Topeka this morning (15/03/...
USA: NTSB launches Go Team to investigate Amtrack derailment in Kansas (15/03/2000)
USA: 31 hurt in Southwest Chief derailment (15/03/2000)
Union Pacific train derails in California
USA: NTSB investigates Eunice, La. derailment (02 June 2000)
USA: Metrolink train derailed by oversized load (28/01/2000)
USA: SEPTA's new train woes (19/02/2000)
USA: Train collides with school bus in Tennessee - 2 children killed (28/03/2000)
USA: Train - school bus collision investigated (29/03/2000)
USA: CSX Statement Regarding Federal Railroad Administration Draft Report (01/04/2000)
BNSF to Participate in Diagnostic Process to Evaluate Select San Diego Crossings
USA: CSXT Pledges Speedy Resolution To Track Issues
USA: Railroad fatalities on Metrolink tracks drop to all-time low
USA: Incidents involving trucks vs Metrolink trains are on an alarming increase (04/02/2000)
USA: Nestor's Rail CrossingGuard Selected to Improve Grade Crossing Safety in Florida (09/02/2000)
USA: NTSB Chairman Jim Hall announces he will leave agency in January (18/12/2000)
USA: Positive Train Control RFP Released (11/02/2000)
USA: Supreme Court to rule on RR's responsibility for safety at crossings (27/02/2000)
USA: Simula to be Featured in Dateline NBC's Passenger Train Crash Test Story On April 4 (03/04/2...
USA: No room for complacency on crossings despite fewer accidents
USA: Operation Lifesaver, ATA and DOT Unveil "Your License or Your Life" A Truck Driver Training ...
USA: Norfolk Southern derailment

wales
WALES: Historic trams collide in Llandudno
UK: Crossing safety review in Wales
UK: Train collides with car on north Wales crossing
UK: Train hits transporter - 4 hurt (8 May 2000)
UK: Prescott takes safety regulation away from Railtrack (22/02/2000)
Freight train derailment in New South Wales


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