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UNIV. OF FL Subject to revision
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
MAY, 1933


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


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HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
may, 1933 .................... 182
may, 1932 .................... 218
#Total casualties at highway grade orossings 1933
1932


89 14182 2
126J| 239 j 4


7 87 I"175 1
7 122 232 1


* Increase.
I/ Figures for 1932 cover 'Passengers on.trains' and 'Traveler, not on trains.'


86 169
121 227


Number of I Total Total Employees on duty__________ Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Traimen Other on trains 1/ on trains nontrespassers
aooidents I employees I
_______________________________________________Killd Injured Injured Killed Injured killed Injured Kieled InJrKillednurKurei iledd Inure njured Killed I nured eI n ure
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................ 1933 93 5 5 3 2 -
1932 77 1 1 4 1 4 1 4 -
Derailments ...................................... 1933 271 7 37 5 4 2 33 1 17 1 17 14 1 2
1932 225 5 23 2 4 3 19 2 9 2 7 3 6 1 4
Looomoti'e-boiler aooidents ....................... 1933 -
1932 2 -
Other locomotive aooidents ........................ 1933 43 -
1932 36
Misoellaneous .................................... 1933 57 7 11 3 7 8 4 4 7 4
1932 42 9 7 9 7 24 2 -i 9 5
Total ....................................... 1933 464 14 53 5 7 9 46 1 26 1 24 2 14 8 6
1932 382 15 34 2 4 13 30 3 15 3 12 3 6 10 9
#At highway grade crossings,
olassified above ...................... 1933 10 9 g 2 a 6 3 3 g
1932 11 10 6 10 6 10
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or looomotives .................. 1933 2 26 2 26 2 26 1 24 1 2 -
1932 1 24 1 24 1 24 24 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................ 1933 1 13 1 13 1 13 1 10 3 -
1932 10 10 10 10 -
Operating locomotives ...................................... 1933 71 71 71 70 1 -
1932 2 87 2 87 2 87 2 86 1 -
Operating hand brakes ...................................... 1933 3 48 3 48 3 48 3 48 -
V 1932 52 52 52 52 -
Operating switches .......................................... 1933 11 11 11 10 1 -
1932 16 16 16 15 1 -
Coming in oontaot with fixed structures ..................... 1933 5 33 4 21 1 12 1 12 1 10 2 -
1932 5 31 4 10 1 21 1 21 1 21 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ....................... 1933 49 291 48 147 1 144 1 95 88 1 7 47 2
1932 53 314 52 148 1 166 1 99 1 93 6 52 15
Aooldents at highway grade orossingas ....................... 1933 81 174 2 5 79 169 1 2 2 1 1 78 166
1932 116 233 4 7 112 226 1 2 2 1 3 111 221
Struck or run over, not at public orossings ................. 1933 153 74 137 49 16 25 9 10 3 2 6 8 3 7 12
1932 139 76 116 51 23 25 6 9 5 2 1 7 2 1 15 15
Misoellaneous ............................................... 1933 66 357 56 10 274 9 188 8 153 1 35 48 3 1 45
1932 69 334 58 64 11 270 10 187 9 156 1 31 1 42 4I
Total .................................................. 1933 360 1,098 247 305 113 793 27 476 17 417 10 59 96 6 86 215
1932 385 1,177 234 280 151 897 22 507 18 461 4 946 3 98 126 292
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................... 1933 374 1,151 252 312 122 839 28 502 18 441 10 61 110 6 94 221
1932 400 1,211 236 284 164 927 25 522 21 473 4 49 3 104 136 301
Looomotive-miles:
May, 1933 ............. 85,725,925
May, 1932 ............ 89,720,778
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ...... 1933 4.36 13.43 2.94 3.64 1.42 9.79 0.33 5.86 0.21 5.14 0.12 0.71 1.28 0.07 1.10 2.58
1932 4.46 13.50 2.63 3.17 1.83 10.33 .28 5.82 .23 5.27 .04 .55 .03 1.16 1.52 3.35
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ........... 1933 18 828 7 41 11 787 8 675 5 8 670 37 3
19Y 20 977 10 39 10 938 9 8 2 9 838 32 1
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................... 1933 392 1,979 2Z9 353 133 1,626 36 1,177 18 446 18 731 110 43 97 296
1932 0 2,188 246 323 174 1,865 34 1,362 21 475 13 887 3 136 137 367
Increase or Deorease Per cent ............................. 6.67 9.55 *5.28 *9.29 23.56 12.82 $5.88 13.58 14.29 6.11 *38.46 17.59 9 20 19.35
Man-houre (Class I Roads):
may, 1933 .......... 175,507,307
May, 1932 ........... 198,088,538
Casualties per million man-hours ............. 1933 0.21 6.71 -
1932 .17 6.88 -







Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


MAY, 1933


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE FIVE MONTHS ENDING WITH MAY, 1933


Number of Toa persons Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Traveiers not Other
Kind of aoident trail pr a tespasers nontrespaseers Total Trainmen Other on trains / on trains nontrespaspra
ACOIDENS 9t3lle InJured 1.ed Injured. Tiled Injured TilledlInJnnje urged killed Injured killed Injur illed.InJured Killed In~ured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions. .................................................. 5 36 9 6 4 1 6 9 9 : 4 5 371 1 10
1931 1 13 1024 1 3 12 10 46 12 3 3 241
Derailments ........................................... 1933 1246 38 220 1s 23 20 197 13 73 11 6 2 10 98 26
1932 1,:473 27 218 10 23 17 195 13 69 12 5 1 12 92 3411
Locomotive-boiler aocidents........................... 1933 14
1932 6 1- ---
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1933 186 1 1 1 1 -
1932 231 2 2 2 2 -
Miscellaneous ........................................ 1933 236 13 39 6 13 33 10 9 1 2- 1 23
253 333 33 7 5 26 28__ 9 9 2a -l;
Total ............................................ 1933 2,073 57 359 18 30 39 329 18 131 16 115 2 16 19 -21
1932 2,478 3b1 18 31 56 330 26 130 25 ill 1 19 15 -0
#At highway grade crossings, -------
classified above ........................ 1933 50 19 41 5 19 36 4 | 4 192
1932 48 35 271 5 4 30 23 3^ _- 3 _- 2- So
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 1933 10 10 10 3 101 1 4 -
199Y 9 13 9 17 9 1 8
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................ 1933 6 69 6 69 6 69 3 53 3 16
1932 3 118 6 3 4 3 7 --
3 43] 48 3 48 7
Operating looonotives .......................................... 1933 2 364 2 361 2 361 2 352 9 -
1932 4 447 1 4 47. 4 447 4 436 11 -
Operating hand brake@ .......................................... 1933 8 199 8 199 8 199 8 197 2 -
1932 2 272 2 272 2 272 2 272 -
Operating switches ............................................. 1933 76 76 76 -
1932 0 100 100 93
Coming in oontaot with fixed structures ......................... 1933 18 104 10 41 8 63 8 60 8 57 3 2 1
1931 24 92 14 19 10 73 10 73 10 72 1 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ........................... 1933 200 1,420 190 590 10 830 6 48 I4 513 2 35 3 258 1 24
1932 195 1,596 175 555 20 1,041 15 680 13 641 2 39 4 325 1 36
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1933 522 1,212 13 31 509 1,181 7 12 2 11 5 1 1 502 1,168
1932 600 1,647 23 32 577 1,615 6 15 1 10 5 5 1 5 570 1,595
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1933 572 316 48; 188 89 128 33 58 13 28 20 30 3 7 53 63
1931 543 3t9 43 215 106 134 51 58 15 35 36 33 2 4 53 6N
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1933 243 1,649 185 328 58 1,12:1. 4 924 42 775 12 149 187 27 4 183
1932 240 1,925 166 315 74 1,610 68 1,144 52 974 16 170 1 24I7 5 213
Total ...................................................... 1933 1 J275 ,11 881 1,178 694 4,533 128 .2,412 85 2:160 4j 272 1 3 44 3 34 60 1,439
1931 1,50 2,213 815 1,136 805 5, 7 168 2,984 10 2,711 61 273 8 581 324 1,943
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCIDENTS ....................... 1933 1,632 5,870 899 1,208 733 It,662 146 2,5I3 101 2,275 45 268 3 587 3 32 4 81 499
1932 1,694 6,974 833 1,167 861 5,807 194 3,114 132 2,822 62 292 8 706 959 1,987
Locomotive-miles:
5 months ending with May, 1933 .........411,708,729
5 months ending with May, 1932 ........ 464,523,267
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ........ 1933 3.96 l4.26 2.18 2.9? 1.78 11:32 0.35 6.18 0.25 5 0.11 0.65 0.01 1.4 0.01 0.08 1.41 .64
1932 3.65 15.01 1.79 2.51 1.85 12,50 6.70 .28 1:08 .13 .63 .0 2 1.42 4.28
2 19 2 22 9I3 5I 1-51- 0'1 17 10 lo
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 193J 64t 4145.l 24 0 40 397 2 a ?98 11 2 a ,354 2 172 10 4
193 87 5,138 35 144 52 4,99 3 358 141 205 .- 38
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1933 1,696 10,015 923 1,378 773 8,637 175 5,941 101 2,319 724 3,622 3 587 4 2o6 591 16903
1931 1,781 12,112 88 131 913 1081 28 57 1 2:2,8710 106 4:647 8 911 _-__ 6 ,7
Increase or Decrease Per cent .................................. 4.77 17.31 6.34 *5.31 15.33 20.04 26.47 20.97 23.48 19.20 30.19 22.06 11.39 19.81
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
5 months ending with May, 1933 ....... 831,3330,810
5 months ending with May, 1932 ......1,00(,593,490
Casualties per million.man-hours ............... 1933 0.21 7.10 -
1932 .24 7.47 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
5 months ending with May, 1933 .............. 1,155
5 months ending with May, 1932 .............. 1,496
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ..... 1933 541 1,253 1 36 528 1,217 7 16 2 15 5 1 1 521 1,200
1932 635 1,674 293 36 607 1,638 6 18 1 13 5 5 1 5 1,615


* Increase.
I/ figures for 1932 cover 'Passengers on trains' and 'Travelers not on trains.*


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




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