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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
FEBRUARY, 1933


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


Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of aooident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers T T- Other on trains 1/ on trains nontrespassers
accidents O n eor.n trains on ured Klled inure e pa n re
aooidente Total Trainmen employees
Killed In ured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Inlured Killed Injured Killed InJured Killed InJured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ......................................1933 92 1 15 9 9 3 3
1932 95 3 2 3 26 3 8 3 7 1 10 S
DerailmBents .................................... 1933 313 6 65 1 2 5 63 4. 23 4 22 30 1 10
1932 325 7 29 4 10 3 19 3 8 2 7 1 1 7 4
Looomotive-boiler accidents ..................... 1933 -
1932 2 -
Other locomotive accidents ...................... 1933 36 -
1932 39 -
Misoellaneous ................................... 1933 54 9 3 6 3 2 1 3
1932 40 5 _5 3 5 3 21- 2 2 -- 5 1
Total ...................................... 1933 495 6 89 1 5 5 84 4 35 4 33 2 33 1 16
1932 509 15 59 4 10 11 49 6 19 5 17 1 2 17 5 13
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .................... 1933 10 1 7 3 1 4 1 4
1932 9 5 1 5 _..1.-. - 5 1
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................1933 2 22 2 22 2 22 2 21 1 -.
1932 3 24 3 24 3 24 3 24 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................ 1933 1 17 1 17 1 17 1 17 -
1932 1 9 1 9 1 9 1 7 2 -
Operating locomotives .....................................1933 980 80 80 78 2 -.
1932 1 91 1 91 1 91 1 87 4 -
Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1933 2 40 2 40 2 40 2 40 -
1932 51 51 51 51 -
Operating switches ........................................ 1933 25 25 25 23 2 -
1932 24 24 24 23 1 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures .................... 1933 5 20 1 6 4 14 4 13 4 12 1 1
1932 5 15 2 3 3 12 3 12 3 11 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ...................... 1933 28 285 25 86 199 2 141 2 135 6 1 55 -
1932 37 298 31 102 196 4 135 4 132 3 2 57 -
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ...................... 1933 81 295 4 11 77 284 2 3 3 2 75 281
1932 116 356 4 12 112 344 1 3 2 1 1 i111 1
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................ 1933 109 57 89 35 20 22 8 7 5 5 3 2 2 2 10 13
1932 92 55 75 33 17 22 10 13 2 8 8 5 2 7
Miscellaneous ............................................. 1933 7 29 22 50 15 279 14 196 10 167 4 29 39 9 1 5
1932 5 27 66 18 336 16 251 114 220 2 31 37 2 8
Total ................................................. 1933 265 1,170 141 185 124 982 35 544 26 501 9 43 1 94 2 11n 86 3
1932 300 1,325 139 216 161 1,109 39 613 28 565 11 14 2 96 120
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1933 271 1,25 142 193 129' 1,066 39 579 30 534 9 45 1 127 2 11 87 3149
1932 315 1,38 143 229 172 1,158 45 632 33 582 12 50 2 113 125 413
Locomotive-ailes:
February, 1933 ....... 78,330,727
February, 1932 ....... 90,718,927
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ..... 1933 3.46 16.07 1.81 2.46 1.65 13.61 0.50 7.39 0.35 6.82 0.11 0.57 0.01 1.62 0.03 0.14 1.11 4.46
1932 3.47 15.26 1.58 2.49 1.90. 12.76 .50 6.97 .36 6.42 .13 .55 .02 1.25 1.38 4.55
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDINGO INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .......... 1933 9 589 6 35 3' 854 2 716 11 2 705 49 1 89
1932 13 1,021 44 27 91 994 _98 873 13 8 560 35 -86 1 56
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1933 280 2,148 148 225 132 1,920 41 1,295 30 545 11 750 1 127 2 6o 88 438
1932 328 2,405 147 253 181: 2,152 53 1,505 33 595 20 910 2 1485 126 499
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................ 14.63 10.69 *o.68 9.88 27.07 10.78 22.64 13.95 9.09 8.40 45.00 17.58 30.16 12.22
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
February, 1933 ....... 157,075,429
February, 1932 ....... 193,860,676
Casualties per million man-hours ............ 1933 0.26 8.24 -
1932 .27 7.76 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
February, 1933 ............... 259
February, 1932 ............... 330
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings. 1933 82 302 4 14 78 288 2 3 3 2 76 285
1932 121 357 4 12 117 345 1 3 2 1 1 116 342
SIncrease
1/ Figures for 1932 cover "Passengers on trains" and "Travelers not on trains."






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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


FEBRUARY, 1933


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE TWO MONTHS ENDING WITH FEBRUARY, 1933



Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trestrespassers trespassers Other on trains / on trains nontrespassers
accidents le To al Trainmen employees f __ __
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Killed n Killed Iured1 Inured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed InJured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ...................................... 1933 173 5 57 5 57 147 22 4 21 1 29 1 6
1932 219 8 62 1 3 7 59 7 21 7 16 5 22 16
Derailments ..................................... 1933 537 12 98 2 2 10 96 6 39 6 33 6 44 4 13
1932 646 10 101 5 13 5 98 5 28 4 23 1 5 49 11
Locomotive-boiler accidents ..................... 1933 1 2 2 2 2 -
1932 3 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 -
Other locomotive accidents ...................... 1933 69 -
1932 87 2 2 2 2 -- -
Miscellaneous ................................... 1933 1007 14 3 4 14 4 3 1 4 10
1932 100 12 16 5 14. 7 12 3 3 2 7 7
Total ...................................... 1933 887 21 1714 2 5 19 169 10 61 10 59Z 8 73 9 29
1932 1,055 31 183 11 20 20 163 13 5 12 46 1 10 73 7 34
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ................... 1933 22 7 18 3 7 15 1 1 7 14-
1932 20 12 14 5 14. 7 10 1 1 7 9
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ................ 1933 2 41 2 41 2 41 2 40 1 -
1932 4 60 4 60 4 60 4 60 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ........................... 1933 4 28 4 28 4 28 2 25 2 3 -
1932 1 24 I 24 1 24 1 20 4 -
Operating locomotives .................................... 1933 166 166 166 164 2 -
1932 1 188 1 1 1 188 1 181 7 -
Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1933 3 87 3 87 3 87 3 85 2 -
1932 102 102 1 02 102 .
Operating switches ........................................ 1933 38 38 38 36 2 -
1932 52 52 52 48 4 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ................... 1933 6 37 2 10 4 27 4 25 4 24 1 1 1
1932 9 33 4 3 5 30 5 30 5 29 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ..................... i93 56 555 52 186 4 369 3 252 2 237 1 15 1 1 10
193 66 09 57 179 9 430 7 280 6 271 1 9 2 107 8
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ..................... 1933 202 589 6 18 196 571 3 7 1 7 2 193 564
1932 261 736 8 15 253 721 3 5 1 3 2 2 250 716
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ............... 1933 225 123 1i8 69 37 54 14 26 7 15 7 11 2 3 21 25
1932 182 114 144 62 38 52 20 27 5 16 15 11 2 18 23
Miscellaneous .............................................1933 980 659 51 103 29 56 28 388 19 331 9 57 70 17 1 81
1932 89 823 51 133 3d 690 34 499 26 429 8 70 95 1- 14 96
Total ................................................ 1933 578 2,323 29 386 279 1,937 61 1,058 40 964 21 94 1 178 2 20 215 681
1932 613 2,741 264 392 349 2,349 75 1,267 49 1,159 26 108 2 239 272 843
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................1933 599 2,497 301 391 298 2,106 71 1,125 50 1,023 271 102 1 251 2 20 224 710
1932 644 2,924 275 412 369 2,512 88 1,323 61 1,205 27 1189 2 312 279 877
Locomotive-miles:
2 months ending with February, 1933..163,023,536
2 months ending with February, 1932. 186,835,867
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ..... 193 3.67 15.32 1.85 2.40 1.83 12.2 0.44 6.90 0.31 6.28 0.1 0.63 0.01o 1.54 0.01 0.12 1 4.3
1932 ..45 15.65 1.47 2.21 1.97 13.U .147 7.08 .33 6.45 .14 .63 .01 1.67 1 4.69
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ......... 1933 16 1,757 6 59 10 1,698 4 1,426 17 4 1,409 1 86 5 186
1932 30 2,073 13 52 17 2:021 14 1,769 29 14 1,7409 84. 3 168
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ....................1933 615 4,254 307 450 308 3,804. 75 2,551 50 1,040 25 1,511 1 251 3 106 229 896
1932 674 4 997 288 5 464 386 4,533 102 3,092 261 1,234 4. 1:98589 _2 396 282 1,045
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................ .8.75 14.87 *6.60 3.02 20.21 16.08 26.47 17.50 18.03 15.72 39.02 18.68 18.79 14.26
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
2 months ending with February, 1933. 329,074,281
2 months ending with February, 1932. 395,922,962
Casualties per million man-hours ............ 1933 0. 2 7.75 0- -
1932 .... 26 7.81 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
2 months ending with February, 1933 ........ 534
2 months ending with February, 1932........ 681
#Total oasualtieb at highway grade crossings 1933 209 607 6 21 203 586 3 8 1 8 2 200 5;8
1931 273 750 13 19 260 731 3 6 1 4 2 2 257 5


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


0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1933