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Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-400
U.S. DEPONOpryI BUREAU OF STATISTICS APRIL 1933



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


Kind of accident


TRAIN AOOIDENTS
Oollision ...................................... 1933 69
1932 97
Derailments ..................................... 1933 209
1932 237
Locomotive-boiler aooidents ..................... 1933 3
1932 1
Other locomotive accidents ...................... 1933 35
1932 58
Miscellaneous .................................... 1933 37
1932 57
Total ...................................... 1933
1932
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ................... 1933 9
1932 11i
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ................ 1933
1932
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ........................... 1933
1932
Operating looomotives ..................................... 1933
1932
Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1933
1932
Operating switches ........................................ 1933
1932
Coming in contact with fixed structures ................... 1933
1932
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ..................... 1933
1932
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ..................... 1933
1932
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ............... 1933
1932
Miscellaneous ............................................. 1933
1932
Total ................................................ 1933
1932


o 20 20 19 i -
2 28 2 25 2 2 2 2 -
1 15 1 15 1 15 11 1 4 -
1 7 1 7 1 7 1 5 2 -
2- 2 63 2 63 2 61 2 -
71 76 742-
1 4L 1 41 1 41 1 141 .
S- 52 52 52 52 .. .
14 14 14 14 -
13 13 13 12 1 -
5 1i 2 13 2 12 2 12 1 -
7 11 3 7 3 7 3 7 -
50 289 49 146 1i4 94 9 5 1 43 6
39 33 3 12 5 210 4 139 4 126 13 67 1 4
123 223 1 2 122 221 3 2 1 1 2 1 119 219
120 315 7 3 113 312 2 1 1 1 113 309
112 65 98 45 i4 20 5 9 1 4 4 5 1 1 8 10
114 91 98 60 16 31 9 17 1 6 11 7 14
4 3 42 1 7 232 7 172 6 145 1 27 29 1 -
S 365 2 72 16 293 15 194 9 165 6 26 59 1- _1 40


1,061
1,296


19 29


782
1,029


13 97
20 479 14


TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVIOCE ACOIDENTS ................. 1933 35a 1,138 201 286 157 852 26 462 18 411 8 51 1 109 1 2 129 279
Lomtv-ie:1932 348 1,332 176 271 172 1,061 35 548 24 492 14 56 131 134 382
Looomotive-milee:
April, 1933 ........... 80,196,44a8
April, 1932 ........... 90,673,543
Casualties per million locomotive-miles .... 1931 4.46 14.I9 2.51 3.57 1.96 10.62 0. 2 2.76 0.22 5.12 0.10 0.64 0.01 1.6 0.01 0.02 1. 61 4.21
_____________________1932 3.84 14 1.69 1.94 2.99 1.90 11.70 6.04 .26 5.43 .15 .62 1.40- 0- 1.48 .21
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) AOCIDENT8 ......... 1933 17 73 6 314 11 700 9 611 12 9 59 23 2 66
1932 17 989 5 20 12 969 10 853 7 10 246 39 2 77
GRAND TOTAL ACCOOIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .................... 1933 375 1,872 207 20 168 1,552 35 1,073 18 423 17 650 1 109 1 25 131 345
1932 365 2,321 181 291 154 2,030 4 1,401 24 499 24 902 170 136 459
Increase or Deorease Per cent ........................... 02.74 19.35 14.36 *9.97 8.70 23.55 27.08 23.41 25.00 15.23 29.17 27.94 ..--.- 3.68 24.84
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
April, 1933 ............162,849,377
April, 1932 ............200,3355,798
Casualties per million man-hours ........... 1933 0.21 6.59 -
1932 .24 6.99 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCOOIDENTS
Number of accidents:
April, 1933 ................... 215
April, 1932 ................... 290
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings 1933 125 232 1 2 124 230 3 2 1 1 2 1 121 228
1932 132 319 7 3 125 316 2 1 1 1 125 313
Increase.
F/ figures for 1932 cover "Passengers on trains'" and "Travelers not on trains.'








Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


APRIL, 1933


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE FOURMONTHS ENDING WITH APRIL, 1933



Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Other on trains 1/ on trains nontrespassers
accidents _______ Total Trainmen empl oyees _____ ________
___________________________________________ ______Injure illed Inured Killedn Injureid ledilled Injuredt KilledIn InjuredilInjured Killed Injured Killed Injured KKilledilledInuredilled Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................. 1933 308 6 89 1 6 88 5 37 5 34 3 41 1 10
1932 438 12 o100 1 3 11 97 11 42 n11 35 7 31 24
Derailments ............................................1933 975 31 183 13 19 18 164 12 56 10o 46 2 10 84 6 24
1932 1,248 22 195 8 19 14 176 11 60 10 51 1 9 86 3 30
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1933 4 ..
1932 4 1 i ...
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1933 143 1 1 1 1 -
1932 195 2 2 2 2 -
Miscellaneous ........................................... 1933 179 6 28 3 6 25 6 5 1 6 19
1932 211 24 26 7 1 5 17 21 7 7 2 17 12
Total ............................................. 1933 1,609 43 306 13 23 0 283 17 105 15 91 2 14 125 13 5
1932 2,096 59 327 16 27 3 300 23 115 22 99 1 16 119 20 66
#At highway grade crossings, classified
above ..................................... 1933 40 11 33 11 30 1 1 11
______________________________________________93 37___ 25__ ___2l_ ___5 ____4_ 20 17 __- _3_ -_* _3 _-_ -_^ -^ _- _- __- 20 1
19321 37 25 21 5 20 17 3 3 20o
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ...................... 1933 2 79 2 79 2 79 2 77 2 -
1932 8 113 8 113 8 113 8 113 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .................................. 1933 5 56 5 56 5 56 2 43 3 13 -
1932 3 38 3 38 3 38 2 31 1 7 -
Operating locomotives ............................................ 1933 2 290 2 290 2 290 2 282 8 -
1932 2 360 2 360 2 360 2 350 .10 -
Operating hand brakes ............................................ 1933 5 151 5 151 5 151 5 149 2 -
1932 2 220 2 220 2 220 2 220 -
Operating switches ............................................... 1933 65 65 65 63 2 -
1932 84 84 78 6 .
Coming in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1933 13 I71 6 20 7 51 7 48 7 47 1 2 1
1932 19 61 10 9 9 52 9 52 9 51 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ........................... 1933 151 1,129 142 443 9 686 5 453 4 425 1 28 211 1 22
1932 2 1,282 123 407 19 875 581 12 548 2 33 273 1 21
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1933 441 1,038 11 26 4.30 1,012 6 10 2 9 4 l 424 1,002
1932 484 1,414 19 25 115 1,389 5 13 1 8 4 5 1 2 459 1,374
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1933 419 242 346 139 73 103 24 48 10 26 14 22 3 4 46
1932 404 273 321 164 83 109 45 59 10 33 35 26 3 38 &7
Miscellaneous .................................................... 1933 177 1,292 129 245 48 1,047 45 736 34 622 11 114 139 24 3 148
1932 171 1,591 108 251 63 1,340 58 957 43 818 15 139 205 1 5 178
Total ....................................................... 1933 1,215 4,413 634 873 581 3,540 101 1,936 68 1,743 33 193 3 352 3 28 474 1,224
1932 1,235 5,436 581 856 654 4,580 146 2,477 89 2,250 57 227 5 483 503 1,620
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ....................... 1933 1,258 4,719 647 896 611 3,823 118 2,o41 83 1,34 35 207 3 477 3 28 487 1,277
TTL-TANADTANERIEACDNS1932 1,294 5,763 597 883 697 4,880 169 2,592 111 2,349 58 243 5 602 523 1,686
Locomotive-miles:
4 months ending with April, 1933 ...... 325,982,804
4 months ending with April, 1932 374,802,489
Casualies per million locomotive-miles ........ 1933 3.86 14.48 1.98 2.75 1.87 11.73 0.36 6.26 0.25 563 0.11 0.64 0.01 1.46 0.01 0.09 1.49 3.92
4._1932 3.45 15.38 1.59 23 1.86 13.02 .45 6.92 .30 6.27 .15 .65 .01l 1.61 1.N0 4.50
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1933 46 3,317 17 129 29 ,188 21 2,723 21 2,684 1 135 7 330
_________1932 67 4,161 25 105 42 4,56 35 3,563-6 35 3,517 173 7 320
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1933 1,304 8,036 664 1,025 640 7,011 139 ,764 83 1,873 56 2,891 3 477 4 163 494 1,60
1932 1,361 9,924 622 988 739 8,936 20 6,155 111 2,395 93 3,760 5 775 530 2,006
Increase or Decrease Per cent ................................... 4.19 19.02 *6.75 *3.74 "13.1O 21.54 31.86 22.60 25.23 21.80 39.78 23.11 6.79 19.89
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
4 months ending with April, 1933 ...... 661,823,503
4 months ending with April, 1932 ...... 808,504,902
Casualties per million man-hours ............... 1933 0.21 7.20 -
1 9 3 2 ... ..-- .2 5 7 6 1 .- -..----
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
4 months ending with April, 1933 .............. 973
4 months ending with April, 1932 ............ 1,278
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .... 1933 452 1,071 11 29 44 1,042 6 11 2 10 4 1 435 1,031
1932 509 1,435 24 29 485 1,4o6 5 16 1 11 4 5 1 2 479 1,388


* Increase.
SFigures for 1932 cover 'Passengers on trains" and "Travelers not on trains.'


182223-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1933




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