Investigation of Factors Influencing the Efficiency of railways in Terms of safety at Level Crossings

Conference paper


Ali, A, Watson, I and Bayyati, A (2020). Investigation of Factors Influencing the Efficiency of railways in Terms of safety at Level Crossings. Conference COMPRAIL 2020, Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT). online 01 - 03 Jul 2020 Wessex Institute.
AuthorsAli, A, Watson, I and Bayyati, A
TypeConference paper
Abstract

ABSTRACT
Road traffic accidents are in the top ten of all deaths worldwide. Regarding railways, in the EU there is one person killed or seriously injured every day in serious accidents involving level crossings (LCs). The number of accidents is almost unchanged in the last ten years despite the huge efforts that railways have made. There is a need to look at the factors that contributed to the occurrence of accidents at LCs beyond the drivers and pedestrian behavior or technical issues. The reported research investigates the efficiency of railways in terms of accident risk at LCs in 24 countries of the EU. It evaluates the efficiency of railways by applying the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method and identifying the factors that influence the efficiency score of railways in terms of accident risk using the IBM SPSS. The results show that GDP per capita and density of population in the selected countries have a strong influence on the efficiency of railways. The expected outcome of this research may contribute to better understanding of the factors that influence the efficiency score of railways in term of accident risk at LCs and develop preventative measures.
Keywords: level crossings, accidents, efficiency score and influencing factors

Year2020
PublisherWessex Institute
Web address (URL)https://www.wessex.ac.uk/conferences/2020/comprail-2020
Accepted author manuscript
License
File Access Level
Open
Publication dates
Print01 Jul 2020
Publication process dates
Accepted02 Apr 2020
Deposited10 Jul 2020
Permalink -

https://openresearch.lsbu.ac.uk/item/8q158

Download files

Accepted author manuscript
Paper LC-Final Version (1).pdf
License: CC BY 4.0
File access level: Open

  • 4
    total views
  • 1
    total downloads
  • 0
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Overcoming the limitations of the green pyramid rating system in the Egyptian construction industry: a critical analysis
Daoud, A., Othman, P.A., Ebohon, O. and Bayyati, A. (2020). Overcoming the limitations of the green pyramid rating system in the Egyptian construction industry: a critical analysis. Architectural Engineering and Design Management.
Factors Affecting the Energy Consumption of Selected High-Speed Railway Systems
Ali, A, Watson, I and Bayyati, A (2020). Factors Affecting the Energy Consumption of Selected High-Speed Railway Systems. EJSD Journal. Volume 9 (Issue 3).
An investigation into solid waste problem in the Egyptian construction industry: A mini-review
Daoud, AO, Othman, AAE, Robinson, H and Bayyati, A (2020). An investigation into solid waste problem in the Egyptian construction industry: A mini-review. Waste Management and Research. 38 (4), pp. 371-382.
Investigation of Factors Influencing the Efficiency of railways in Terms of safety at Level Crossings
Ali, A, Watson, I and Bayyati, A (2020). Investigation of Factors Influencing the Efficiency of railways in Terms of safety at Level Crossings. COMPRAIL 2020, Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT). Berlin/Germany 01 - 03 Jul 2020
The Constructability of the Cheops Pyramid
Ali, A, Ghoussayni, F, Bayyati, A, Dagher, I and Bayyati, I (2020). The Constructability of the Cheops Pyramid. Results in Engineering. 6.
Sustainability of high-speed rail: a comparative study
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2019). Sustainability of high-speed rail: a comparative study. Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers - Transport. 173 (2).
An investigation into the benefits and constraints of shifting freight traffic from roads onto high-speed railways
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). An investigation into the benefits and constraints of shifting freight traffic from roads onto high-speed railways. in: Passerini, G, Mera, JM, Tomii, N and Tzieropoulos, P (ed.) WIT Transactions on the Built Environment WIT Press.
Findings of Patterns in Prehistoric Architecture- Case Study of the Pyramid of Cheops
Ghoussayni, F, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). Findings of Patterns in Prehistoric Architecture- Case Study of the Pyramid of Cheops. Lebanese Science Journal. 19 (2), pp. 247-257.
Noise Mitigation and Realted Factors of High Speed Railway
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). Noise Mitigation and Realted Factors of High Speed Railway. European Journal of Sustainable Development. 7 (3), pp. 11-19.
Freight Transport using High-Speed Railways
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). Freight Transport using High-Speed Railways. International Journal of Transport Development and Integration. 3 (2).
An Investigation into the Benefits and Constraints of Shifting Freight Traffic onto High-Speed Railways
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). An Investigation into the Benefits and Constraints of Shifting Freight Traffic onto High-Speed Railways. COMPRAIL 2018, Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT). Lisbon, Portugal 02 - 04 Jul 2018
Factors affecting the construction waste management in terms of refurbishing, reusing or recycling
Ali, S F, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). Factors affecting the construction waste management in terms of refurbishing, reusing or recycling. The 5th International Project and Construction Management Conference "IPCMC2018". Cyprus International University, Faculty of Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, North Cyprus 16 - 18 Nov 2018
Location of station can influence the sustainability of high speed rail
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). Location of station can influence the sustainability of high speed rail. XVIII Scientific-expert conference on railways, RAILCOM 2018. Nis, Serbia 11 - 12 Oct 2018
Modified sewer asset management to accommodate London’s future sustainable development
Tade, O, O'Neill, S, Smith, K, Williams, T, Ali, A, Bayyati, A and See, H (2018). Modified sewer asset management to accommodate London’s future sustainable development. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation. 36 (5).
Achieving Sustainability in the UK Construction by Reducing Waste Generation
Ali, SF, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). Achieving Sustainability in the UK Construction by Reducing Waste Generation. PSYCON3: Psycon - 'Psychology & Sustainable Construction’: Searching the gap between psychology and construction for a sustainable built environment. Wolverhampton, UK 19 - 20 Dec 2018
Rehabilitation of historical cities in the mediterranean using modular patterns – case study of Sidon
Ghoussayni, F, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2018). Rehabilitation of historical cities in the mediterranean using modular patterns – case study of Sidon. Lebanese Science Journal. 19 (3), pp. 455-476.
Social Sustainability of High-Speed Railway-Comparative Study
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2017). Social Sustainability of High-Speed Railway-Comparative Study. The Stephenson Conference 2017, IMechE. London 03 - 05 May 2017
An Investigation of the Operational Reliability of High-Speed Railways and Possible Measures to Improve it
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2017). An Investigation of the Operational Reliability of High-Speed Railways and Possible Measures to Improve it. Railway Engineering Conference. Edinburgh, UK 21 - 23 Jun 2017
An investigation of sustainable tourism using high speed railways
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2017). An investigation of sustainable tourism using high speed railways. 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning. Bristol, UK 27 - 29 Jun 2017 doi:10.2495/SDP170421
Modern Surveying Technology: availability and suitability for Heritage Building Surveying and Heritage Building Information Models (HerBIM)
Bayyati, AM (2017). Modern Surveying Technology: availability and suitability for Heritage Building Surveying and Heritage Building Information Models (HerBIM). Heritage 2014 - 4th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development. Guimaraes, Portugal 22 - 25 Jul 2017
An Investigation of Sustainable Tourism using High-Speed Railways
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2017). An Investigation of Sustainable Tourism using High-Speed Railways. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment. 226 (11), pp. 481-491.
Sustainability of HSR as a Mass Transportation Mode in terms of Efficient use of Natural Resources
Watson, I, Ali, A and Bayyati, A (2017). Sustainability of HSR as a Mass Transportation Mode in terms of Efficient use of Natural Resources. International Congress on High-Speed Rail: Technologies and Long-Term Impact, 2017. University de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain, 04 - 06 Oct 2017
Sustainability of HSR as a mass transportation mode in terms of efficient use of natural resources
Bayyati, AM (2017). Sustainability of HSR as a mass transportation mode in terms of efficient use of natural resources. International Congress on High-Speed Rail Technologies and Long Term Impact. Madrid-Seville Corridor 04 - 06 Oct 2017
Geo Digital Documentation(GDD) for Arab and Islamic Heritage Preservation
Bayyati, AM (2014). Geo Digital Documentation(GDD) for Arab and Islamic Heritage Preservation. International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences. 2 (2), pp. 1-15.