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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
FEBRUARY, 1934


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



Number of Total person Total Total _Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train person trespassers nontrespasser Tranen Other on trains on trains nontrespaesers
aeoldents Total Trainmen vee-
Killead Inlurea lled Injm-l Ki11Ad lTnlured lr iIPA Tn1miRed Killed Injurmd X Iled Inliured Killed Indured Killed Injured KTlli d I nI.ad
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions .......................................... 193 4 120 1 23 1 23 1 6 1 4 -
1933 92 i 9 9 3 3
Derailments ......................................... 1934 377 26 98 1 3 25 95 10 27 10 21 6 8 6 7 12
1933 313 6 65 1 2 5 63 1 23 4 22 1 30 1 10
Locomotive-boiler accidents ......................... 1934 1 -
1933 -. .. .. .
Other locomotive accidents .......................... 1934 64 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 -
1933 36 -
Miscellaneous ....................................... 1934 66 4 11 3 1 1 10 6 4 2 1 4
1933 54 9 3 6 3 2 1 3
Total .......................................... 1934 628 33 134 4 4 29 130 13 41 13 31 10 8 73 8 16
1933 495 6 89 1 5 5 84 4 35 4 33 2 33 1 16
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ....................... 1934 18 12 8 3 1 9 7 2 3 2 3 7
1933 10 1 7 i- 3-1 --- 1 14
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ................... 1934 2 26 2 26 2 26 2 26 -
1933 2 22 2 22 2 22. 2 21 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .............................. 1934 17 17 17 14 3 -
1933 1 17 17 1 17 1 17 -
Operating locomotives ........................................ 1934 1 98 1 98 1 98 1 95 3 -
1933 o80 80 so80 78 2 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................ 1934 3 51 3 3 -
1933 2 0 2 0 -
Operating switches ........................................... 19314 29 9 29 28 1 -
1933 25 25 25 23 2 -
Ooming in contact with fixed structures ...................... 1934 1 5 1 1 1 1 14 1 4 -- -
1933 5 20 1 6 4 14 4 13 4 12 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ........................ 1934 21 268 21 3 215 144 135 9 65 6
1933 28 285 25 3 199 2 141 2 135 6 1 55 3
Accidents at highway grade orossings ........................ 1934 100 407 4 6 96 401 1 4 1 3 1 1 95 396
1933 81 295 4 11 77 284 2 3 3 2 75 281
Struck or run over, not at public crossings .................. 1934 107 73 81 37 26 36 16 19 1 5 15 14 1 3 9 14
1933 109 57 89 35 20 22 8 7 5 5 3 2 2 2 10 13
Miscellaneous ................................................ 1934 36 399 25 37 U1 362 10 263 5 236 5 27 52 3 1 44
1933 37 329 22 50 15 279 14 196 10 167 4 29 39 9 1 35
Total ................................................... 1934 271 1,373 131 134 140 1,239 34 655 14 597 20 5 118 1 6 105 460
1933 265 1,170 1141l 188 124 982 35 544 26 501 9 43 1 94 2 11 86 333
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................... 1934 304 1,507 135 138 169 1,369 47 696 27 628 20 68 8 191 1 6 13 476
1933 271 1,259 142 193 129 1,066 39 579 30 534 9 45 1 127 2 11 87 349
Looonotlve-mile s:
February, 1934 ........... 85,184,231
February, 3 1933 .......... 78,330,727
Casualties per million looomotive-miles .......1934 3.57 17.69 1.58 1.62 1.98 16.07 0.55 8.17 0.32 7.37 0.23 0.80 0.09 2.24 0.01 0.07 1.33 5.59
1933 3.46 16.07 1.81 2.46 1.65 13.61 .50 7.39 .38 6.82 .11 .57 .01 1.62 .03 .14 1.11 14.16
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............ 1934 18 942 6 12 12 930 10 809 12 10 797 44 2 77
1933 9 889 6 35 3 854 2 716 11 2 705 49 1 89
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ....................... 1934 322 2, 449 141 150 181 2,299 57 1,505 27 640 30 865 8 191 1 50 115 553
1933 280 2,1:4 148 228 132 1,920 0 14 1,295 301 545 1_ 750 1 127 2 g2 60 1 5438
Increase or Decrease Per oent .............................. 15.00 14.01 *4.73 -34.21 37.12 19.74 39.02 16.22 *10.oo00 17.43 172.73 15.33 700.00 50.39 *50.00 -16.67 30.68 26.26
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
February, 1934 ........... 171,962,353
February, 1933 ........... 157,075,429
Casualties per million man-hours .............. 1934 0.33 8.7 -
1933 .26 8.24 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS '-
luamber of accidents:
February, 1934 ................... 358
February, 1933 .................. 259
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .. 1934 112 415 7 7 105 408 3 3 6 1 1 102 400
1933 82 302 4 14 78 288 2 3 5 2 76 285
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


FEBRUARY, 1934


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE TWO MONTHS ENDING WITH FEBRUARY, 1934


Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespaser
trsasr otepsesOther on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidentsX1_T ____ dTot al rainmen__p_ ______-_
__________________________________________ ______ Injured Killed Injuredilled InJured Killed urediInurilInJured Killed Injured led Inured Killed InuredKiled InJured Killed InJured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................ 1934 226 1 36 1 36 1 13 1 11 2 22 1
1933 173 5 57 5 57 4 22 4 21 1 29 6
Derailments ........................................... 1934 682 33 119 1 3 32 116 13 40 13 30 10 8 63 11 13
1933 537 12 98 2 2 10 96 6 39 6 33 6 44 4 13
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1934 6 -
1933 1 2 2 2 2 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1934 115 2 3 2 3 2 3 2 3 -
1933 69 -
Miscellaneous ......................................... 1934 112 10 17 3 1 7 16 1 9 1 7 2 6 7
1933 107 4 17 3 4 14 4 3 1 .. 10
Total ............................................ 1934 1,141 46 175 4 4 42 171 17 65 17 51 14 8 85 17 21
1933 887 21 174 2 5 19 169 10 67 10 59 8 73 9 29
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................... 1934 30 22 16 3 1 19 15 5 4 5 4 4 14 7
1933 22 7 18 3 7 15 1 1 -- 7 11
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 1934 4 43 4 43 4 43 4 43 -.
1933 2 41 2 41 2 41 2 40 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1931 1 31 1 31 1 31 1 26 5 --
1933 4 28 4 28 4 28 2 25 2 3 -
Operating locomotives ........................................... 1934 3 189 3 189 3 189 3 184 5 -
1933 166 166 166 164 2 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1934 6 91 6 91 6 91 6 91 -
1933 3 87 3 87 3 87 3 85 2 -
Operating switches .............................................. 1934 1 48 1 48 1 48 45 1 3 -
1933 38 38 38 36 2 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures .........................19934 3 16 5 11 115 11 -
1933 6 37 2 10 4 25 24 1 1 1
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ........................... 1934 39 503 38 106 1 397 1 250 1 237 13 133 IA
1933 56 555 52 186 4 369 3 252 2 237 1 15 1 107 10
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1934 218 859 9 19 209 840 1 10 1 9 1 1 208 829
1933 202 589 6 18 196 571 3 7 1 7 2 193 564
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ...................... 1934 205 138 160 73 45 65 23 32 1 12 22 20 1 3 21 30
1933 225 123 188 69 37 54 14 26 7 15 7 11 2 3 21 25
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1934 72 727 49 86 23 641 21 462 14 411 7 51 92 9 2 78
1933 80 659 51 103 29 556 28 388 19 331 9 57 70 17 1 81
Total ...................................................... 1934 552 2,645 256 289 296 2,356 64 1,167 34 1,069 30 98 226 1 12 231 951
1933 578 2,323 299 386 279 1,937 61 1,058 40 964 21 94 1 178 2 20 215 681
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ....................... 1934 598 2,820 260 293 338 2,527 81 1,232 51 1,120 30 112 8 311 1 12 248 972
1933 599 2,497 301 391 298 2,106 71 1,125 50 1,023 21 102 1 251 2 20 224 710
Locomotive-miles:
2 months ending with February, 1934 .. 175,777,578
2 months ending with February, 1933 163,023,536
Casualties per million locomotive-miles .......,.. 1934 3.40 16.04 1.48 1.67 1.92 14.38 0.46 7.01 0.29 6.37 0.17 0.64 0.05 1.77 0.01 0.07 1.41 5.53
1933 3.67 15.32 1.85 2.40 1.83 12.92 .44 6.90 .31 6.28 .13 .63 .01 1.54 .01 .12 1.37 1 4.36
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1934 34 1,830 10 34 24 1,796 19 1,568 22 19 1,46 1 94 4 134
1933 16 1,757 6 59 10 1,698 1,426 17 4 1,09 1 86 5 186
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1934 632 4,650 270 327 362 4,323 100 2,800 51 1,142 49 1,658 8 311 2 106 252 1,106
1933 615 4,254 307 450 308 3,804 75 2,551 50 1,04O0 25 1,511 1 251 3 106 229 896
Increase or Decrease Per cent ................................. 2.76 9.31*12.05 *27.33 17.53 13.64 33.33 9.76 2.00 9.81 96.00 9.73 700.00 23.90 *33.33 10.0o 23.44
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
2 months ending with February, 1934 .. 356,591,606
2 months ending with February, 1933 .. 329,074,281
Casualties per million man-hours ................. 1934 0.28 7.85 -
1933 .23 7.75 -.-- ---
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
2 months ending with February, 1934 .......... 718
2 months ending with February, 1933 .......... 534
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ..... 1934 240 875 12 20 228 855 6 14 6. 13 1 5 222 836
1933 209 607 6 21 203 586 3 8 1 8 2 200 57


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