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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
NOVEMBER, 1933


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


KindNumber of Total persons Total Total Employees on dutyTe Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains 1/ on trains nontrespassers
accidents______ __ ___ employees
~~~~_____~~~________________________Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Ijurd illed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ......................................... 1933 105 2 237 2 237 2 16 2 16 204 17
1932 117 5 33 1 5 32 5 9 5 9 21 2
Derailments ........................................ 1933 313 5 31 3 5 2 26 1 16 1 15 1 6 1 4
1932 298 5 47 3 4 2 43 16 16 20 2 7
Locomotive-boiler accidents ....................... 1933 1 -
19Y .. ... .. .. .....-
Other locomotive accidents ........................ 1933 40 --
1932 46 -
Miscellaneous ..................................... 1933 47 2 4 1 1 4 1 3 1 3 1
1932 59 6 12 6 12 7 6 11 3 6 2
Total ......................................... 1933 506 9 272 4 5 5 267 4 35 4 34 1 210 1 22
1932 520 16 92 3 5 13 87 5 32 5 31 1 44 8 11
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ...................... 1933 5 3 1 1 2 1 11 1 -- 1 1
1932 12 8 7 8 7 3 8 4
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................. 1933 23 23 23 23 -
1932 4 26 4 26 4 26 4 24 2 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................. 1933 1 8 8 1 8 1 8 -
1932 10 10 10 8 2 -
Operating locomotives ....................................... 1933 60 60 60 59 1 -
1932 69 69 69 68 1 -
Operating hand brakes ....................................... 1933 48 4 4 48 48 -
1932 2 52 2 52 2 52 2 52 -
Operating switches .......................................... 1933 14 14 14 11 3 -
1932 1 21 1 21 1 21 1 19 2 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ..................... 1933 1 9 1 9 9 9 1 -
1932 13 2 11 11 10 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ....................... 1933 39 280 36 96 3 184 2 119 2 114 5 1 60 5
1932 30 290 25 85 5 205 3 122 3 114 8 2 74 9
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ....................... 1933 161 487 5 6 156 481 3 2 1 156 478
1932 155 440 5 19 435 7 6 1 149 42
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................. 1933 122 76 102 48 20 28 8 13 2 5 6 8 1 11 15
1932 126 64 104 34 22 30 12 8 3 1 9 7 2 10 20
Miscellaneous ............................................... 1933 50 Z 35 35 15 29 14 211 11 195 16 1 6 3 45
1932 0 321 33 4 7 274 7 208 3 178 30 ___- 5 ___ ___- ___- 21
Total .................................................. 1933 374 1,358 18 208 196 1,150 25 508 16 474 9 34 2 96 1 3 168 543
1932 358 1,307 168 174 190 1,133 29 534 16 480 13 54 1 2 121 159 78
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................... 1933 383 1,630 182 213 201 1,417 29 543 20 508 9 35 2 306 1 3 169 565
1932 374 1,399 171 179 203 1,220 34 566 21 511 13 55 2 165 167 89
Locomotive-miles:
November, 1933 ........... 88,458,567
November, 1932 ........... 86,633,944
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ...... 1933 4.33 18.43 2.06 2.41 2.27 16.02 0.33 6.14 0.23 5.74 0.10 O0.40 0.02 3.461 0. 0.01 .3 1.91 6.39
1932 4.25 15.90 1.94 2.03 2.31 13.86 .39 6.43 .24 5.81 .15 .62 .02 1.87 1.90 5.56
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ........... 1933 19 949 7 25 12 924 11 795 1 13 10 782 36 1 93
1932 18 927 3 33 15 894 14 778 11 14 767 46 1 70
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................... 1933 402 2,579 18 238 213 2,341 40 1,338 21 521 19 817 2 306 1 39 170 658
1932 392 2,326 17 212 218 2,114 48 1,344 21 522 27 822 2 211 168 559
Increase or Decrease Per cent .............................. 2.55 10.88 8.62 12.26 *2.29 10.74 *16.67 *0.45 *0.19 "29.63 *0.61 1.19 17.71
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
November, 1933 ...........182,159,893
November, 1932 .......... 178,998,443
Casualties per million man-hours ............. 1933 0.22 7.35 -
SGAYG1932-D R- -. .- ..- .27 7.51 -
SIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
November, 1933 .................. 397
November, 1932 .................. 375
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings 1933 164 488 6 6 158 482 1 3 2 1 1 157 479
1932 163 447 6 5 157 442 7 6 l 3 157 432
Decrease.
1/ Figures for 1932 cover "Passengers on trains" and 'Travelers not on trains.'







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


NOVEMBER, 1933


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE ELEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH NOVEMBER, 1933


Number of ero Total Total Euployees on ty__________ passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainen Other on trains 1/ on trains nontrespassers
accidents______ ___T__________ ITL employees
___________________________________________ _______ Killed Injured Killed Injured Kiled Innured Killed Injured Killed Injure Killed Injured KilledInjured Killed Injured Killed Injuredure i
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................... 1933 1,102 32 591 4 32 587 16 120 14 1O 2 15 14 392 2 75
1932 1,135 33 339 1 14 32 335 29 1o4 28 9 1 10 1 187 2 44
Derailments ........................................... 1933 2,973 1053 499 56 85 47 414 27 154 25 135 2 19 9 187 11 73
1932 3,036 64 488 27 69 37 419 20 150 18 127 2 23 197 17 72
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1935 12 4 20 4 20 4 11 2 7 2 4 3 6
1952 9 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 4 1 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1933 409 2 2 2 2 -
1952 471 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 2 1 -
Miscellaneous .........................................195 582 45 93 2 8 43 85 1 20 1 17 3 -3 42 62
139 564 63 87 7 1 8 56 79 3 24 2 21 1 __ ___ 7 53 49
Total ........................................... 1933 5,078 184 1,205 58 97 126 1,108 48 307 42 266 6 41 23 585 55 216
1932 5,215 164 922 55 81 129 841 56 286 52 248 4 38 1 591 72 164
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................... 1933 110 6 84 2 8 54 76 2 11 1 11 1 2 2 63
1932 108 73 71 5 4 68 67 2 6 2 6 6 5
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 193 11 233 11 283 11 213 8 225 3 8 --
1932 18 282 18 282 18 282 16 277 2 5 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1933 10 124 10 124 10 124 5 102 5 22 -
1932 6 109 6 109 6 109 3 97 3 12 -
Operating locomotives .......................................... 1933 5 761 5 761 761 5 742 19 .- -
1932 6 948 6 948 6 948 6 927 21 -
Operating hand brakes .......................................... 1955 1 464 15 464 1 464 1 461 3 -
19 548 11 548 1 548 1 59 -
Operating switches .............................................. 1933 161 161 161 150 11 -
1932 2 184 2 184 2 184 2 174 l -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1933 61 278 45 128 16 150 15 142 15 138 4 6 1 2
1932 68 270 53 117 15 153 15 152 15 149 3 1
Getting on or off care or locomotives ........................... 1933 492 3,02 464 1,583 28 1,919 15 1,214 11 1,142 4 72 10 652 5 53
1932 495 3,31 1450 1,429 45 2,202 30 1,397 26 1,317 4 80 13 726 2 79
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1933 1,284 3,162 30 61 1,O254 3,101 7 28 2 244 4 1 1,247 3,5072
1932 1,291 3.459 41 68 ;1250 3,391 8 34 2 25 9 1 6 1,241 3,351
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ...................... 1933 1,662 879 1,428 5987 24 292 135 3 50 66 59 69 8 16 137 141
1932 1,464 847 1,201 554 263 293 116 122 35 64 81 58 4 12 143 159
Miscellaneous .................................................. 1933 681 4,216 538 955 143 3,261 110 2,241 102 1,920 28 9 321 4 529 1 60 8 431
1932 623 4,411 8 910 135 3,501 193 2,438 87 2,076 36 362 3 6Z51 1 9 432
Total ...................................................... 193 4,221 13,780 2,505 3,314 1,716 10,466 297 5,503 193 4,970 10o4 533 14 1,188 9 76 1,396 3,699
1932 3,984 14,689 2,233 3,078 1,751 11,611 335 6,214 203 5654 132 560 21 1,375 1,395 4,022
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ....................... 1933 4,405 14,985 2,563 3,411 1,842 11,574 345 5,810 235 5,256 110 574 17 1,771 9 76 1,451 3,915
1932 4,148 15,611 2,268 3,159 1,880 12,452 391 6,500 255 5,902 136 598 2 1,76 1,467 4,186
Locomotive-miles:
11 months ending with November, 1933.. 961,649,261
11 months ending with November, 1932.. 990,624,648
Casualties per million locomotive-miles .......... 19335 4.58 15.58 2.67 3.55 1.92 12.04 0.36 6.04 0.24 5.44 0.11 0.60 0.04 1.84 0.01 0.08 1.51 4.07
1932 4.18 15.74 2.29 3.18 1.90 12.55 .39 6.55 .26 5.95 .114 60 .02 1.78 1.48 4.22
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRAIL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1933 183 10,065 69 388 114 9,677 98 8,580 2 119 96 8,261 2 410 14 887
1932 203 11,013 6 401 l4o 10,612 116 9,344 1 114 115 9,230 4 413 20 855
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1933 4,588 25,050 2,632 3,799 1,956 21,21 445 14,190 237 ,: 5 206 8,835 37 1,773 11 4861,4'6 4,802
1932 4,351 26,624 2,331 3560 2,020 25,64 15,84 259828 2 2,179 5-__1 o_ 5,041
Increase or Decrease Per cent ................................. *5.45 5.91 12.91 *6.71 3.17 7.86 12.62 10.44 7.42 10.99 17.93 10-.10 1.14.8 4.74
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
11 months ending with November, 1933 1,970,217,766
11 months ending with November, 1932 2,108,054,200
Casualties per million man-hours ................. 1933 0.22 7.20 -
1932 -.24 7.52 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
11 months ending with November, 1933 ....... 2,871
11 months ending with November, 1932 3....... 116
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ..... 1933 1,5'40 5,246 32 69 1,308 3,177 9 39 35 6 4 3 1,299 ,135
0 1932 1,3564 3,530 46 72 1,318 3458 10 40 4 31 6 9 11 1,307 3.?


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


182223-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1934