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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
JANUARY, 1934


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1934


Kind of accident


Number of Total Total
train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers


Total


EBployees on duty
S Trainmaen


Other


Passenges Travelers not Other
on trains on trains nontrespassers


_Ie Ulled|InJuredKilJled nured I e led illed InJur filed I InJuredi Klllel Kllae d | Inlured


TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ......................................... 1934
1933
Derailments ........................................ 1934
1933
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................ 1934
1933
Other locomotive accidents ......................... 1934
1933
Miscellaneous ...................................... 1934
1933
Total ......................................... 1934
1933
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ...................... 1934
1933


106
81
30
22Z
5
1
51
33
246
53


13
42
21
33
2
1

6
8


1
3
1
3




3
7


513 131 41 11 41 4 24 4 20 4 12 9 5
392 15 85 1___ -____ 1 85 ___6 32 ___6 26______6 ___ ___ ____-___8 13


12
12


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................. 1934
1933
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................. 1934
1933
Operating locomotives ....................................... 1934
1933
Operating hand brakes ..............................*......... 1934
.. ... ....1933
Operating switches .......................................... 1934
1933
Coming in contact with fixed structures ...................... 1934
1933
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ....................... 1934
1933
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ...................... 1934
1933
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................. 1934
1933
Miscellaneous ............................................... 1934
1933
Total .................................................. 1934
1933


10 8
6 11


17
19
14
11
91
86
40
47
19
13
11
17
235
270
452
294
65
66
328
330


281 1,272
313 1,153


2

1
3
2

3
1
1

2

1
1
13
119
19
17
12
14


155 156
198 155


1,117 30 512 20 472 10 40 108 6 126 91
955 26 514 14 63 12 51 84 9 129 348


TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................... 1934 294 1,313 125 155 169 1,158 34 536 24 492 10 44 120 6 135 496
1933 328 1,238 159 198 169 1,040oo 32 546 20 489 12 57 124 1- 69 137 361
Locomotive-miles:
January, 1934 ............. 90,593,347
January, 1933 ............. 84,692,809
Casualties per million locomotive-miles .... 1934 3.25 1 4.49 1.38 1.71 1.87 12.78 0.38 5.92 0.26 5.43 0.11 0.49 1.32 0.07 1.49 5.48
1933 3.87 14.62 1.88 2.34 2.00 12.28 .38 6.45 .24 5.77 .14 .67 N1.6 .1 1.62 4.26
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ........... 1934 16 888 4 22 12 866 9 759 10 9 714- 1 50 2 57
1933 7 868, 24 7 $844 2 710 6 2 7041. -_1___ 1 37 14 97
&IAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................... 1934 310 2,201 129 177 181 2,024 43 1,295 24 n2 1 793 120 1 6 17 553
1933 335 2,106 159 222 176 1,884 34 1,256 20 5 14 7617 -- 1224 1 458
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................. *7.46 4.51 *18.87 *20.27 2.84 7.43 26.47 3.11 20.00 1.41 35.71 4.20 *3.23 21.74 *2.84 20.74
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
January, 1934 ............. 184,629,253
January, 1933 ............. 171,998,852
Casualties per million man-hours ............. 1934 0.23 7.01 -
1933 ..-..- .20 7 .30 .- .---- -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
January, 1934 .................... 360
January, 1933 .................... 275
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings 1934 128 460 5 13 123 447 3 7 3 7 4 120 436
1933 127 305 2 7 125 298 1 5 1 5 124 293


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* Decrease.


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