Rail Equipment Accidents - Accident Map with Table

Metadata Updated: February 23, 2019

"This file contains reported cases of collisions, derailments, fires, explosions, acts of God, or other events involving the operation of railroad on-track equipment and involving damages exceeding the reporting threshold for the year reported. National files from 1975 through the current year are available for download. In addition, individual files by State are available for the years 1991 through the current year.

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Metadata Created Date February 13, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 23, 2019
Data Update Frequency R/P1M

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOT Socrata Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date February 13, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 23, 2019
Publisher Federal Railroad Administration
Unique Identifier 199.14
Robert Siegfried
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1M
Agencydataseriesurl http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/publicsite/on_the_fly_download.aspx
Agencyprogramurl http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/
Analysisunit Form 54 Filing
Bureau Code 021:27
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Metadata Catalog ID https://data.transportation.gov/data.json
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Categorydesignation Research
Collectioninstrument FORM FRA F 6180.54 (OMB No. 2130-0500)
Collection Package Id 73936751-697a-4110-a24c-410ab7b4b323
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/publicsite/DownloadFStructure.aspx
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Harvest Source Id 03ed68f1-8dfd-4672-886c-116364d48ca7
Harvest Source Title DOT Socrata Data.json
Data First Published 2010-09-29
Homepage URL https://data.transportation.gov/d/encb-vt68
Language en-US
License https://project-open-data.cio.gov/unknown-license/
Data Last Modified 2018-12-19
Phone 202-493-6483
Program Code 021:036
Related Documents https://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/publicsite/Newregulation.aspx%3Fdoc=FRAGuideforPreparingAccIncReportspubMay2011.pdf
Source Datajson Identifier True
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial Latitude/Longitude, County, State
Temporal R/1975-01-31/P1M
Category Transportation

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