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Rail Transit Incidents Overview

Rail transit agencies are required to report to CPUC staff any rail transit related incident that meets General Order 164-D incident thresholds. Depending on the circumstances of a reportable accident, the CPUC will either directly investigate or alternatively review and approve accident investigations conducted by the rail transit agencies.

Total Number of Reported Incidents

The table below provides the number of GO-164D reportable rail transit incidents.

                   
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Rail Transit Agency
San Francisco MTA 86 91 76 78 82 105
Los Angeles County MTA 27 51 37 45 44 56
Santa Clara VTA 18 29 27 26 37 23
San Diego Trolley 22 18 24 24 17 19
Sacramento RTD 17 22 21 18 34 30
BART 11 8 6 12 12 17
NCTD Sprinter 2 1 2 2 2 3
SFO Air Train 0 0 0 0 0 0
Angels Flight AFRC 0 0 0 0 1 0

TOTAL
183 220 193 215 215 253


Total Number of Reported Injuries and Fatalities

The table below provides the total number of injuries and fatalities reported by rail transit agencies each year for GO-164D reportable incidents.

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
           
Injuries 145 113 96 122 156 155
Fatalities 18 12 16 30 26 25
             

 

  

Last Modified: 4/3/2015


 
 
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