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UNIV. OF FL LI.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
APRIL, 1934


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


Number of Total ron Total Total 1Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train trespassers nontrespassers Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
Sf d raintTotal Trainmen employees
accidents 3S5 _ISuedS KilledIn___--i__led_ Injure Titl Tre i I Killed tnjured Killed Se Kliled Inaure
TildIirdKled ~ i~le nlrd" ~ 1l3~ __
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions .......................................... 1934 107 2 9 1 1 9 1 7 1 6 1 2 -
1933 69 1 22 1 22 1 7 1 5 2 11 4
Derailments .......................................... 1934 264 11 33 2 3 9 30 7 15 7 15 8 2 7
1933 209 13 42 8 7 5 35 4 8 4 4 4 25 1 2
Locomotive-boiler accidents ......................... 1934 -
1933 3 3 3 3 3 -
Other locomotive aooidents .......................... 1934 48 -
1933 35 -
Miscellaneous ....................................... 1934 53 2 8 2 8 4 4 1 2 3
1933 37 1 10 1 10 2 2 1 8
Total ......................................... 1934 472 15 50 3 3 12 47 g 26 8 25 1 1 4 10
1933 353 15 77 8 7 7 70 5 20 5 14 6 36 2 14
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ....................... 1934 11 4 4 4 4 4 4
1933 9 2 9 2 9 .. 2 9
TRAIN-SERVI OCE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................... 1934 2 28 2 28 2 28 1 28 1 -
1933 20 20 20 19 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................... 1934 1 4 1 4 1 4 2 1 2 -
1933 1 15 1 15 1 15 11 1 4 -
Operating locomotives ......................................... 1934 1 66 1 66 1 66 1 63 3 -
1933 2 63 2 63 2 63 2 61 2 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................ 1934 27 27 27 27 -
1933 1 41 1 41 1 41 1 41 -
Operating switches ............................................ 1934 12 12 12 10 2 -
1933 14 14 14 14 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ....................... 1934 5 11 2 3 11 3 11 3 10 1 -
1933 5 18 3 5 2 13 2 12 2 12 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ......................... 1934 38 255 6 10 2 1 1 91 1 86 4 1
1933 50 289 9 3 4 89 5' 1 43 -
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ......................... 1934 111 262 5 101006 252 1 1 106 251
1933 123 223 1 2 122 221 3 2 1 1 2 1 119 219
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................... 1934 130 66 109 39 21 27 9 14 2 8 7 6 2 12 11
1933 112 65 98 5 145 20 5 9 1 4 4 5 1 1 8 10
Miscellaneous ................................................ 1934 46 350 33 82 13 268 13 176 7 151 6 25 40 2 50
1933 49 313 42 81 7 232 7 172 6 14 5 1 27 29 1 30
Total ..................................................... 33 1934 3 1081 185 236 149 845 0 430 15 386 15 44 94 4 1219 317
193 343 1,061 193 279 150 782 21 42 13 397 8 45 1 73 1 2 127 265
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACOIDENTS ..................... 1934 349 1,131 188 239 161 892 38 4 6 23 411 15 451 105 4 123 327
1933 358 1,138 201 286 157 852 26 462 18 411 8 51 1 109 1 2 129 279
Locomotive-miles:
April, 1934 ........... 89,oo004,526
April, 1933 ........... 80,196,448
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ......... 1934 .92 12.71 2.11 2.69 1.81 10.02 0.43 5.12 0.26 4.62 0.17 0.5 1.18 0.04 1.38 3.67
1933 4.46 14.19 2.51 3.57 1.96 10o.62 .32 5.76 .22 5.12 .10 64 0.01 1.36 0.01 .02. 1.61 3.48
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............. 1934 26 998 8 31 18 967 13 813 14 13 799 42 5 112
1933 17 734 6 34 11 700 9 611 12 9 599 23 2 66
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ....................... 1934 375 2,129 196 270 179 1,859 51 1,269 23 425 28 844 105 46 128 439
1933 375 1,872 207 320 168 1,552 35 1,073 18 423 17 650 l 109 1 25 131 345
Increase or Decrease Per cent ................................ 13.73 *5.31 *15.63 5.36 19.78 45.71 18.27 27.78 0.47 52.94 29.85 *3.67 84.00 2.29 27.25
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
April, 1934 ........... 189,244,890
April, 1933 ........... l162,849,377
Casualties per million man-hours ............... 1934 0.27 6.71 -
1933: n .21 6.59 -- -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
April, 1934 .................... 263
April, 1933 .................... 215
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ... 1934 115 266 5 10 110 256 1 1 110 255
1933 125 232 1 2124 230 3 2 1 1 2 1 121 228
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


APRIL, 1934


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE FOUR MONTHS ENDING WITH APRIL, 1934


Kind of Accident


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


Number of
train
accidents


452
308
1,306
975

4
208
143
230
179
2,205
1,609


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 cars or locomotives .......................... 1934
1933
Accidents at highway grade crossings l........................... 1934
1933
Struck or run over, not at public crossings .................... 1934
1933
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1934
1933
Total .................................................... 1934
1933


Total persons


Total Total
trespassers nontrespassers


Employees on duty


Total


Trainmen


Passengers
on trains


Travelers not
on trains


Other
nontreepaseere


___i 1Killed lIniured Kiled Injured Killje Injurad ed Killed njural Inured KKlled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed injured


1
1
6
19




2
3
9
23


7
6
45
18


2

12
6
66
30


63
88
162
164
3
5
3
1
32
25
263
283


7 29 7 26 3 25 9
5 37 5 34 3 41 1 10
22 66 22 52 14 8 71 1 15 24
12 56 10 Z 2 10 84 6 24
33- -
5 5

2 3 2 3 -
1 1 ... .
1 17 1 14 3 2 U 13
6 5 1 6 19


53 32 29 4 1 28 28 5 8 5 6 2 4 23 16
S11 33 3 11 30 1 1 11 29


99
79
39
56
337
290
162
151
75
65
43
71
1,008
1,129
1,454
1,038
282
242


4
6
113
142
20
11

34


99
79
39
56
337
290
162
151
75
65
34
51
718
686
1,415
1,012
125
103
1,228
1,047


177 1,431 125
177 1,292 129


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602 4,232 129
581 3,540 101


2,149
1,936


68 1,962 61 187
68 1,743 33 193


1,216 4,90 614
1,215 4,413 634


1
23
22
1,399
1,002
57
51


18 470 1,654
28 474 1,224


TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ...................... 1934 1,290 5,202 622 707 668 4,495 161 2,267 100 2,060 61 207 9 509 2 19 496 1,700
1933 1,258 Z,719 647 896 611 3,823 118 2,041 83 1,834 35 207 3 77 3 28 487 1,277
Locomotive-miles:
4 months ending with April, 1934 ... 361,5a9,782
4 months ending with April, 1933 ... 325,982,804
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ......... 1934 3. 14.,"9 1.72 1.96 1.85 12.43 0.45 6.27 0.28 017 0.5 0.02 1.41 0.01 0.05 3 1.7 4.70
19335 3 14 1.98 2.75 1.87 11.73 .36 6.26 .25 5.3 .011 .60 .01 1.46 .01 .09 1 3.92
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .............. 1934 80 3,847 23 89 57 3,758 45 3,271 49 45 3,222 2 183 10 304
1933 46 3,317 17 129 29 3,188 21 2,723 39 21 2,6894. 1 135 7 330
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ......................... 1934 1,370 9,049 64 796 725 8,253 2o6 5,5398 100 2,109 106 3,429 9 509 4 202 06 2,004
1933 1,304 8,036 664 1,025 640 7,011 139 4,764 83 1,873 56 2,891 3 477 4 163 494 1,607
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................... 5.06 12.61 *2.86 *22.34 13.28 17.72 49.2o 16.25 20.48 12.60 89.29 18.61 200.00 6.71 23.93 2.43 24.70
Man-hours (Class. I Roads):
4 months ending with April, 1934 ... 743,641,881
4 months ending with April, 1933 ... 661,823,503
Casualties per million man-hours ................ 1934 0.28 7.45 -
1933 .21 7.20 -
HI IWAY RADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
4 months ending with April, 1934 ........ 1,300
4 months ending with April, 1933 ......... 973
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings 1934 477 1,483 24 40 453 1,443 6 23 5 20 1 3 5 47 1,415
1933 452 1,071 11 29 4-4.1 1,042 6 11 2 10 4 1 435 1,031


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