HC Deb 20 December 1957 vol 580 c131W
Mr. Moss

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation is he will state, for the latest appropriate period, the number of persons who have suffered death, serious injury, and minor injury, respectively, on the railways of the United Kingdom.

Mr. Watkinson

During the period 1st January, 1957, to 30th November, 1957, 23 persons were killed, 41 sustained serious injury and 671 minor injury in train accidents in Great Britain. Casualties in connection with the movement of railway vehicles, excluding train accidents, during the same period were 198 killed, 534 seriously injured, and 5,175 slightly injured.

The information about casualties before this period is contained in the Chief Inspecting Officer's of Railways Annual Reports to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, copies of which are in the Library.

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