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UNIV. OF FL Li.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1933


Number of tal person Total Total Employees on duty Ohe Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train persons trespassers nontrespasshes Tr on trains l/ on trains nontrespassers
accidents Total Trainmen employees
_____________________________________________ Injured Killed njur Kil illed Inrure Killed Injured Killed InJured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ...................................... 193 81 5 42 5 42 4 13 4 12 1 26 1 3
1932 121 5 36 1 3 4 33 4 13 4 9 4 12 8
Derailments ..................................... 1933 224 6 33 1 5 33 2 16 2 11 14 3 3
193 321 3 72 1 3 2 69 2 20 2 16 42 7
Locomotive-boiler accidents ..................... 193 1 2 2 2 2 -
193 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 -
Other locomotive accidents ...................... 1933 33 -
193 48 -
Miscellaneous ................................... 193 53 47 a 4 8 l 1 4 7
1932 55 7 131 5 4 2 9 1 1 2 2 6
Total ...................................... 1933 392 15 85 1 14 85 6 32 6 26 6 40 8 13
1932 546 16 124 7 10 9 114 7 37 7 29 8 56 2 21
#At highway grade crossing, --
classified above .................... 1933 12 6 11 6 11 1 1 6 10
1932 11 7 13 5 4 2 9 1 1 -- 8
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTB
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ................. 1933 19 19 19 19 -
1932 1 36 1 36 1 36 1 36 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................ 1933 3 11 3 11 3 11 1 8 2 3 -
1932 15 15 15 13 2 -
Operating locomotives ...................................... 1933 86 86 86 86 -
1932 97 97 97 94 3 -
Operating hand brakes ...................................... 1933 1 47 1 47 l 47 1 45 2 -
1932 51 51 51 51 -
Operating switches ......................................... 1933 13 13 13 13 -
1932 28 2 28 25 3 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures .................... 1933 1 17 1 4 13 1212 1 -
1932 4 18 2 2 18 2 18 2 18 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ...................... 1933 28 270 27 100 1 170 1 111 102 1 9 52 -
1932 29 311 21 77 3 234 3 145 2 139 1 6 85 -
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ...................... 1933 121 294 2 7 119 287 1 4 1 4 118 283
1932 145 380 4 3 141 377 2 2 1 1 1 1 139 375
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................ 1933 116 66 99 34 17 32 6 19 2 10 4 9 1 11 12
1932 90 59 69 29 21 30 10 14 3 8 7 6 11 16
Miscellaneous .............................................. 1933 43 330 29 53 14 277 14 192 9 164 5 28 31 8 46
1932 44 421 24 9 67 20 354 18 248 12 209 6 39 58 2 48,
Total ................................................. 1933 313 1,153 158 198 155 955 26 14 14 463 12 51 84 9 129 348
1932 .313 1,416 125 176 188 1,240 36 654 21 594 15 60 143 152 43
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1933 328 1,28 198 169 1,02 0 489 124 96
19 3 28 1,2 159 1918 194604 20 489 12 7 124 ~
1932 329 19 132 186 197 1.354 3 691 28 623 15 8 199 154 64
Locomotive-miles:
January, 1933 ...... 84,692,809
January, 1932 ...... 96,116,940
Casualties per million'locomotive-miles ..... 1933 3.87 14.62 1.88 234 2.00 12.28 0.38 6.45 0.24 5.77 0.14 0.67 1.46 0.11 1.62 4.26
1932 3.42 16.02 1.37 1.94 2.05 14.09 .45 7-19 .29 6.4 16 .71 2.07 1.60 4.83
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .......... 1933 7 868 24 7 8s44 2 710 6 2 704 1 37 4 97
1932 17 1,052 9 25 8 1,027 6 896 16 6 880 49 2 82
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1933 335 2,106 159 222 176 1,884 34 1,256 20 495 14 761 124 1 46 141 49
1932 346 2,592 141 211 205 2,381 49 1,587 28 639 21 948 248 156
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................ 3.18 18.75 12.77 *5.21 14.15 20.87 30.61 20.86 28.57 22.54 33-33 19.73 -- 9.62 16.12
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
January, 1933 ...... 169,324,616
January, 1932 ....... 202,062,286
Casualties per million man-hours ............ 1933 0.20 7.42 -
1932 -- .24 7.85 .- -. .. -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
January, 1933 .............. 275
January, 1932 .............. 351
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings. 1933 127 305 2 7 125 298 1 5 1 5 124 293
1932 152 393 9 7 143 386 2 3 1 2 1 1 141 383


* Increase
I/ Figures for 1932 cover 'Passengers on trains' and "Travelers not on trains.@


124264-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1933


Statement .No. M-400
JANUARY, 1933


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