Subway Platform Accidents and Suicides Decrease in 2015

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According to the Busan Transportation Corporation, only two accidents – one accidental fall and one suicide – have occurred on subway station platforms this year.

A total of twelve platform accidents occurred in 2013, with five deaths and seven injuries.

And four incidents took place last year, resulting in three injuries and one fatality.

Transportation experts say that the plan put in place by the Busan Transportation Corporation for the prevention of subway platform accidents has played a large role in the decrease of injuries and fatalities.

The corporation has completed the construction for platform screen doors at 87 of 108 subway stations targeted under the plan this year, with construction on the rest of the city’s stations to be completed by early next year.

Source: Busan eFM News


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