Why standing room only puts rail passengers at risk

Hamer, Mick
August 1991
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p20
Examines potential dangers to standing railway passengers, who are more likely to be injured in a slow-speed train crash than those sitting. Computer simulations conducted for the inquiry into the Cannon Street train crash in England; The Health and Safety Executive and their request for the Fraser-Nash consultancy to simulate the effects on passengers of the crash; When the inquiry is expected to be completed.


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