HC Deb 03 December 1987 vol 123 cc698-9W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will give for British Rail for each year since 1979(a) the number of accidents involving trains, (b) the number of fatal accidents involving trains and (c) the number of fatalities due to train accidents.

Mr. David Mitchell

The information is given, for each of the years 1979 to 1986, in the Department's published annual reports on the safety record of the railways in Great Britain, copies of which are in the Library. The information for 1987 is not yet complete but will be published in due course.