Recommended Practice

Derailment Investigation Reports


This recommended practice provides a methodology and a standardized form for investigating passenger train derailments, with an emphasis on obtaining data required to perform long-term analyses to help prevent future derailments.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA PR-M-RP-010-98 10/14/1998 Published Current


derailments, investigation report, wheel/rail interface, wheel climb



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