Saint-Nazaire english summary
Report on the technical investigation into the april 7th 2004 electrocution of a teen-ager in the saint-Nazaire train station
The tragic circumstances surrounding the death by electrocution on April 17, 2004, of a teen-ager standing on the top of a wagon stabled in the Saint-Nazaire train station, led the Minister to request that the director of the BEA-TT launch a technical inquiry.
The results of the investigation led to the formulation of recommendations on the following :
strengthening the robustness of fences around specific railway facilities,
reinforcement of signage warning against electrical hazards,
preventive information to specific target groups,
response instructions for the emergency services,
improvement of the exchange of information between the emergency services and the French National Railway Company - the SNCF.
Rapport final St Nazaire (format pdf - 878.7 ko - 15/11/2005)