1900s >> 1907 >> no-33-may-1907

A Board of Trade return . . .

A Board of Trade return gives the number of persons killed on railways in the United Kingdom last year in course of public traffic as 1,169.
Of these 166 were passengers, 438 servants of companies or contractors, the remainder trespassers, suicides and persons passing over level crossings. The number injured during the year was 7,204. In addition 45 servants and 28 other persons were killed, and 13,211 people injured upon railway companies’ premises, but in which the movement of vehicles used exclusively upon railways was not concerned.