Rail Accident Investigation Branch

Latest from Rail Accident Investigation Branch

  1. Safety digest 04/2019: Doncaster
  2. Safety digest 04/2019: Doncaster
  3. Accident Investigation Chiefs’ Council

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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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  1. Monthly bulk notification form
  2. Report an accident or incident
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Guidance and regulation

  1. Accident Investigation Chiefs’ Council
  2. Managing the UK's railways
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Research and statistics

  1. Safety digest 04/2019: Doncaster
  2. Safety digest 03/2019: Penryn
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Safety digest 04/2019: Doncaster
  2. Safety digest 03/2019: Penryn
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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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