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Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M.400 ,
JULY, 1933


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


Kind of accident


.Number of
train


Total persons


Total
trespassers


Total
nontrespassers


Total


Employee on duty
Trainmen I


Other


Passengers Travelers not Other
on trains l/ on trains nontrespassers


_________________________ ___ lleI njured Killed_ IIJured killed| _Injured Kille Injured Kille| Injured Klle dl|2 lilled|InJured Killed lInjured Killed[ Injured


TRAIN ACCIDENT
Collisions ........................................ 1933
1932
Derailments ...................................... 1933
1932
Locomotive-boiler aooldents ....................... 1933
1932
Other locomotive accidents ........................ 1933
1932
Miscellaneous .................................... 1933
1931
Total ....................................... 1933
1932
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ...................... 1933
1932


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ................... 1933
1932
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .............................. 1933
1932
Operating locomotives ....................................... 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


11 21 1 20 3 18 3 16 2 2 -
10 1 2 1 12 5 6 5 6 5 1
314 14 50 10 20 4 30 3 23 3 20 3 1 1 6
219 1 32 1 4 2 11 1 11 6
3 3 14 3 14 3 5 2 2 1 3 3 6



63 6 8 6 8 2 1 1 6 4
63 6 12 6 12 1 1 1 5 11
26 9 10 21 16 72 9 49 8 40 1 9 7 7 16
13 5 1 4 12 52 6 18 5 17 1 1 1 16 5 18

11 8 11 8 1 6 1 6 -
9 4 14 4 114 -


1

1


3
1


16
13
60
60
98
108
198
190
87
68


15
13
58
59
2
1
177
158
68
57


1,31 320 42 1 3 939 534 21 4
1,314 3 8 153 926 505 13 9


TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SBERVICE ACCIDENTS .................... 1933 8 1,414 330 473 159 1,011 41 583 29 514 12 69 1 125 1 116 295
330 18 414 12 l 69 1 125 9 l 116
1932 454 1,370 289 392 165 978 33 523 18 66 15 57 4 169 125 286
Looomotive-miles:
July, 1933 ............ 94,272,988
July, 1932 ........... 86,081,761
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ...... 1933 5.19 15.74 3.50 0.02 1.69 10.72 0.43 6.1 0.31 545 0.1 07 001 1. 001 0.08 12 3 -1
________________________________19y 5.27 15.92 3.36 .55 1.92 1136 .63 6.08 .21 51 1 .6 05 19 -- 1 3
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACOIDENTS ............ 1933 15 963 5 3 10 925 9 826 14 9 812 35 1 64
1932 20 951 7 41 13 910 9 07 13 -9 794 1 29 3 74
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ....................... 1933 04 2,'447 33 511 169 1,936 0 1,409 29 28 21 851 1 160 1 8 117 359
1932 74 2,321 433 178 1, 2 1,330 24 851 5 198131 360
Increase or Decrease Per cent .............................. "6.33 *5.43 '13.18 '18.01 5.06 *2.54 '19.05 5.94 '61.11 '10.23 12.50 '3.53 10.69 0.28
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
July, 1933 ............ 185,305,189
July, 1932 ......1......80,445,803
Casualties per million man-hours ............. 1933 0.27 7.60 -
1932 .. .23 7.37 -_..-- --
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
July, 1933 .................... 218
July, 1932 .................... 209
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings 1933 106 247 2 3 104 244 1 1 103 236
1932 112 249 1 10 111 239 1 1 111 23
Increase.
F/ figures for 1932 cover "Passengers on trains and Travelers not on trains."


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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


JULY, 1933


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH JULY, 1933


Number of
train
accidents


Kind of accident


TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................ 1933
1932
Derailments ........................................... 1933
1932
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1933
1932
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1933
1932
Miscellaneous ......................................... 1933
1932
Total ............................................ 1933
1932
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................... 1933
1932


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 1933
1932
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1933
1932
Operating locomotives ........................................... 1933
1932
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1933
1932
Operating switches .............................................. 1933
1932
Coming in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1933
1932
Getting on or off cars 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


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Total persons


Total Total
trespassers nontrespassers


Total


Employees on duty


Trainmen


Otner


Travelers not
on trains


Other
nontrespassers


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654
704
1,817
1,900
10
7
267
303
354


125
125
298
327

1
2
54
59


123
122
249
287

1
2
48
51


8
18
17
15
4
3



3


8
17
'1
2
3



2


3,101 11 90 497 321 57 58 440 29 191 25 166 4 25 158 29 91
3,268 107 517 24 51 S3 466 39 172 36 14 __ 28L 1 190 3 10


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149
178
82
61
505
6oN
277
356
101
130
176
159
2,173
2,297
1,665
2,072
505
525


395 2,540
383 2,791


2,464 8,173 1,486 2,026
2.435 .173 1.316 1.897


149
178
82
61


277
356
101
130
88
96
1,177
1,401
1,627
2,025
172
179
1,969
2,246


6
11


2
5
11
5


10
11
9
18
7
6
50
75
79
87


978 6,147 l8l
1.099 7.276 222


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9
3
3
2
5
11
5


10
11
6
14
2
1
21
22


1,3711 9 1,152
1,573 3 1,330


3,436 119
3.999 133


3,080 62 356
3.624 89 375


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TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ....................... 1933 2,554 8,670 1,518 2,083 1,36 6,587 210 ,627 144 3,246 66 51 7 8352 5 04 814 2,084
1932 2,542 9,690 1,360 1,948 1,182 7,742 261 4,171 169 3,768 92 435 4 1,050 907 2,521
Locomotive-miles:
7 months ending with July, 1933 ........ 593,834,954
7 months ending with July, 1932 ........ 636,526,718
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ........ 1933 4.30 14.60 2.56 3.51 1.74 11.09 0.35 6.11 0.24. 5.47 0.11 0.64. 0.01 1.40 0.01 0.07 1.37 3.51
1932 3.99 15.22 2.141 3.o6 1.86 12.16 .41 6.55 .27 5.92 .141 .63 .02 1.65 1.42 3.96
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1933 97 6,047 37 253 60 5,824 48 5,026 71 41 8 4,955 1 28 550
1932 123 7,143 45 224 78 6,919 62 6,101 73 62 6,028 1 271 15 544
GRAND TOTAL AOCCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1933 2,651 14,747 1,555 2,336 1,096 12,411 258 8,653 1144 3,317 114 5,336 7 832 6 292 825 2,624
1932 2,665 16,833 1,405 2,172 1,260 14,661 323 10,272 169 3,841 154 6,431 15 1,324 922 3,065
Increase or Decrease Per cent .................................. 0.53 12.39 "*10.68 *7.55 13.02 15.35 20.12 15.76 14.79 13.64 25.97 17.03 10.52 14.06
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
7 months ending with July, 1933 ...... 1,201,113,208
7 months ending with July, 1932 ...... 1,377,995,803
Casualties per million man-hours ............... 1933 0.21 7.20 -
1932 .- .23 7.45 -- ---
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
7 months ending with July, 1933 .............. 1,589
7 months ending with July, 1932 .............. 1,906
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ..... 1933 751 1,728 17 44 734 1,684 8 26 3 25 5 1 3 726 1,655
1932 863 2,122 31 51 832 2,071 8 21 3 15 5 6 1 7 823 2,043


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


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2,003
76
88
272
283


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