Organisme d'Enquête sur les Accidents et Incidents Ferroviaires

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The film “Between the lines” of the European Rail Agency (ERA) 

 

The film “Between the lines” of the European Rail Agency (ERA) describes the circumstances of a real accident.

The film, only available in English, gives an overview of the first phase of the investigation, involving factual data collection by investigators.

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Latest investigation

Personnel hit by a passenger train

Near Wetteren station, on June 15, 2022 around 00:07, a passenger train hit 2 agents: one died instantly and the second seriously injured was taken to hospital.
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The Investigation Unit (IU) is an organisation created to carry out safety investigations following a railway accident or incident. The IU operates independently of the Safety Authority, of any regulatory body for the railways or any other authority whose interest could conflict with its investigatory duties.

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