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Commission Directive 2014/88/EU of 9 July 2014 amending Directive 2004/49/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards common safety indicators and common methods of calculating accident costs (Text with EEA relevance)

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1. Indicators relating to accidents U.K.

1.1.“significant accident” means any accident involving at least one rail vehicle in motion, resulting in at least one killed or seriously injured person, or in significant damage to stock, track, other installations or environment, or extensive disruptions to traffic, excluding accidents in workshops, warehouses and depots;U.K.
1.2.“significant damage to stock, track, other installations or environment” means damage that is equivalent to EUR 150 000 or more;U.K.
1.3.“extensive disruptions to traffic” means that train services on a main railway line are suspended for six hours or more;U.K.
1.4.“train” means one or more railway vehicles hauled by one or more locomotives or railcars, or one railcar travelling alone, running under a given number or specific designation from an initial fixed point to a terminal fixed point, including a light engine, i.e. a locomotive travelling on its own,;U.K.
1.5.“collision of train with rail vehicle” means a front to front, front to end or a side collision between a part of a train and a part of another train or rail vehicle, or with shunting rolling stock;U.K.
1.6.“collision of train with obstacle within the clearance gauge” means a collision between a part of a train and objects fixed or temporarily present on or near the track (except at level crossings if lost by a crossing vehicle or user), including collision with overhead contact lines;U.K.
1.7.“derailment of train” means any case in which at least one wheel of a train leaves the rails;U.K.
1.8.“level crossing accident” means any accident at level crossings involving at least one railway vehicle and one or more crossing vehicles, other crossing users such as pedestrians or other objects temporarily present on or near the track if lost by a crossing vehicle or user;U.K.
1.9.“accident to persons involving rolling stock in motion” means accidents to one or more persons who are either hit by a railway vehicle or by an object attached to, or that has become detached from, the vehicle, this includes persons who fall from railway vehicles as well as persons who fall or are hit by loose objects when travelling on board vehicles;U.K.
1.10.“fire in rolling stock” means a fire or explosion that occurs in a railway vehicle (including its load) when it is running between the departure station and the destination, including when stopped at the departure station, the destination or intermediate stops, as well as during re-marshalling operations;U.K.
1.11.“other (accident)” means any accident other than a collision of train with rail vehicle, collision of train with obstacle within the clearance gauge, derailment of train, level crossing accident, an accident to person involving rolling stock in motion or a fire in rolling stock;U.K.
1.12.“passenger” means any person, excluding a member of the train crew, who makes a trip by rail, including a passenger trying to embark onto or disembark from a moving train for accident statistics only;U.K.
1.13.“employee or contractor” means any person whose employment is in connection with a railway and is at work at the time of the accident, including the staff of contractors, self-employed contractors, the crew of the train and persons handling rolling stock and infrastructure installations;U.K.
1.14.“level crossing user” means any person using a level crossing to cross the railway line by any means of transport or by foot;U.K.
1.15.“trespasser” means any person present on railway premises where such presence is forbidden, with the exception of a level crossing user;U.K.
1.16.“other person at a platform” means any person at a railway platform who is not defined as “passenger”, “employee or contractor”, “level crossing user”, “other person not at a platform” or “trespasser”;U.K.
1.17.“other person not at a platform” means any person not at a railway platform who is not defined as “passenger”, “employee or contractor”, “level crossing user”, “other person at a platform” or “trespasser”;U.K.
1.18.“death (killed person)” means any person killed immediately or dying within 30 days as a result of an accident, excluding any suicide;U.K.
1.19.“serious injury (seriously injured person)” means any person injured who was hospitalised for more than 24 hours as a result of an accident, excluding any attempted suicide.U.K.

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