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Marginal cost estimation for level crossing accidents: evidence from the Swedish railways 2000-2012
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Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, Society, environment and transport, Transport economics, TEK.
2015 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This study examines the relationship between train traffic and the accident risk for road users at level crossings. The marginal effect of train traffic on the accident risk can be used to derive the marginal cost per train passage that is due to level crossing accidents. Based on Swedish data from 2000 to 2012 on level crossing accidents, train volume and crossing characteristics, the marginal cost per train passage is estimated at SEK 1.28 (EUR 0.13) on average in 2012. The cost per train passage varies substantially depending on type of protection device, road type and the traffic volume of the trains.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Centre for Transport Studies , 2015. , 17 p.
Series
CTS Working Paper, 2015:7
Keyword [en]
Level crossing, Accident, Cost, Calculation
National Category
Economics
Research subject
80 Road: Traffic safety and accidents, 87 Road: Accident costs
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URN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-7798OAI: oai:DiVA.org:vti-7798DiVA: diva2:797248
Available from: 2015-03-23 Created: 2015-03-23 Last updated: 2016-02-02Bibliographically approved

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