MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 272, 20192018 2nd International Conference on Functional Materials and Chemical Engineering (ICFMCE 2018)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||13 March 2019|
Analysis of natural and man-made accidents happened in subway stations and trains: based on statistics of accident cases
1 School of Civil Engineering and Transportation, South China University of Technology, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
2 Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. Wansheng Plaza, 1238 Xingang East Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Sometimes subway stations and trains can be very crowded for large passenger flows. However, some stations and trains may be vulnerable when natural or man-made disasters happen, thus the safety of passengers and stuff is threatened. Therefore, it is meaningful to make a deep analysis to these disasters that may happen in subway stations and trains. By collecting cases of accidents include fire disaster, terrorist attack, flood, earthquake and stampede that happened in subway stations or on trains around the world, the causes, consequence and their own characters were analysed. Besides, some recommendations and beneficial measures aim to prevent these disasters mentioned above were also presented and discussed.
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