The UIC Safety Database (UIC-SDB) is an internet application organised within the Safety Platform activities. It is continuously maintained and developed, according to the necessities introduced by safety managers and EU Bodies.

The Safety Database offers a high-speed access to the information on accidents and permits a live monitoring of railway safety. Results are expected in maintaining and increasing the current activity of benchmarking, analysis of trends and follow up actions as well as in helping to give a better understanding of each railway’s performance in relation to other transport modes.

The Safety Database is particularly focused on:

  • Provide Members network with statistics and trends on railway accidents and permit them a detailed analysis of safety statistics based on knowledge about their own circumstances.
  • Complement national network Safety Management Systems, by providing a benchmarking with other networks performance.
Last update: 22 September 2014