Investigation Bureau for Railway, Funicular and Boat Accidents

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Former IRFBA head office in Bern

The Investigation Bureau for Railway, Funicular and Boat Accidents[1] (IRFBA; German: Unfalluntersuchungsstelle für Bahnen und Schiffe, UUS; French: Service d'enquête sur les accidents des transports publics, SEA; Italian: Servizio d’inchiesta sugli infortuni dei trasporti pubblici, SII) was an agency of the government of Switzerland. In 2011, it was replaced by the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board.

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Its head office was in Bern, and it had an eastern Switzerland office in Schlieren.[2] It investigated accidents and incidents concerning railway systems, funicular systems, and boats.

The agency was disestablished on 1 November 2011 when the it and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau merged to form the Swiss Accident Investigation Board.[3]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Home." (Archive) Swiss Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on 16 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Adresses." (Archive) Investigation Bureau for Railway, Funicular and Boat Accidents. Retrieved on 16 February 2012. "Le SEA a son siège à Berne. Le bureau Est se trouve à Schlieren afin que l’enquêteur puisse être plus rapidement sur les lieux si un événement se produit dans la région zurichoise ou en Suisse orientale. Les adresses: Siège principal: Service d'enquête sur les accidents des transports publics Monbijoustr. 51 A 3003 Berne Bureau Est: Service d'enquête sur les accidents des transports publics Uitikonerstr. 9 8952 Schlieren"
  3. ^ "Swiss Accident Investigation Board SAIB." (Archive) Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. Retrieved on 30 April 2013.

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