Rail Accident Investigation Branch

Latest from Rail Accident Investigation Branch

  1. Freight train derailment, Willesden High Level Junction
  2. Near miss between two trams, Manchester
  3. Report 04/2019: Near miss between a train and a track worker at Peterborough

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What Rail Accident Investigation Branch does

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) independently investigates accidents to improve railway safety, and inform the industry and the public.

RAIB works with the Department for Transport.

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Research and statistics

  1. Safety digest 05/2019: Sundon
  2. Safety digest 04/2019: Doncaster
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Our management

Simon French
Simon French
Chief Inspector of Rail Accidents

Contact RAIB

Rail Accident Investigation Branch Derby

The Wharf
Stores Road
DE21 4BA
United Kingdom


01332 253300

Rail Accident Investigation Branch Farnborough

Cullen House
Berkshire Copse Road
GU11 2HP (Satnav GU11 2HH)
United Kingdom


01932 440000

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