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Railway Signals

Volume 508: debated on Wednesday 24 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many signals passed at danger incidents have occurred in each of the last five years. (323718)

The number of signals passed at danger incidents that have occurred in each of the last five years are shown in the following table.

Number of signals passed at danger

2005

338

2006

349

2007

325

2008

330

2009

261

Since the introduction of the Train Protection and Warning System, there has been a significant and sustained reduction in the risk from signals passed at danger.