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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
OCTOBER, 1934


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


Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers norntrespassers Totalother on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents Tetal Trainmene_______
--------IiiildIjrdn-ure- nlllejng u reg !ied I Inured illed Injured ed_ injured gild njurede filed Inured t e Injured killed InJ-ure.
TRAIN ACCIDENTS I
Collisions .......................................... 1934 10 2 298 2 28 2 12 2 9 3 11 1 4
1933 101 143 1 143 1 18 1 13 5 95 30
Derailments .........................................19 259 8 81 9 8 72 3 11 3 11 3 46 2 1
1933 312 14 23 3 3 1 20 1 11 1 11 5 -
Locomotive-boiler accidents ......................... 1934 2 1 1 1 1 .- -
1933 -
Other locomotive accidents .......................... 1934 39 1 1 1 1 ..
1933 27 -
Miscellaneous ....................................... 1934 56 4 8 1 3 8 3 8
1933 57 7 9 7 9 1 1 7 8
Total .......................................... 1934 463 14 119 1 9 13 110 5 25 5 22 3 3 57 1 5 27
1933 502 12 175 3 3 9 172 2 30 2 25 5 100 7 42
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .......................1934 17 5 14 1 4 14. 14
1933 13 7 8 7 8 7 8
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................... 1934 1 21 1 21 1 21 1 21 -
1933 1 23 1 23 1 23 1 22 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................... 1934 12 12 12 ll 1 .
1933 1 14 1 14 1 14 1 12 2 -
Operating locomotives ......................................... 1934 63 63 63 63 -
1933 1 66 1 66 1 66 1 64 2 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................ 1934 46 46 46 46 -... -
1933 3 44 3 44 3 44 3 44 -
Operating switches ............................................ 1934 11 11 11 10 1 -
1933 15 15 15 14 i .
Coming in contact with fixed structures .......................1934 3 2 1 7 2 20 1 19 1 19 -- 1 1
1933 1 16 4 1 12 1 10 1 10 1 1
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ......................... 1934 31 284 28 88 3 196 1 116 1 114 2 2 745 -
1933 29 321 27 121 2 200 1 110 1 10i 4 6 1 84 6
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ......................... 1934 137 376 7 2 130 374 1 8 8 1 2 129 364
1933 137 373 5 8 132 365 3 2 1 132 362
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ...................1934 158 79 140 45 18 34 5 9 2 4 3 5 13 25
1933 169 93 141 61 28 32 7 12 2 7 5 5 1 1 20 19
Miscellaneous ................................................1934 57 378 41 51 16 327 13 239 10 200 3 39 3 49 6 -
1933 67 1424 __54 75, 13 3490 11 213 8 1899 3 2 4 11 85 7 l11
Total ................................................... 1934 387 1,297 217 193 170 1,104 22 544 15 496 7 48 6 126 6 142 428
1933 409 1,389 227 269 182 1,120 26 510. 18 1468 8 42 2 170 1 8 153 432
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ..................... 193 4 401 1,.16 218 202 183 1,214 27 569 20 518 7 5 9 183 7 147
1933 421 1,564 230 272 191 1,292 28 540 20 493 8 7 2 270 1 8 160 414
Looomotive-miles.: -
October, 1934 ......... 95,181,248
October, 1933 ......... 95,122,934
Casualties per million locomotlve-miles ........ 1934 4.21 14.88 2.29 2.12 1.92 12.75 0.28 5.98 0.21 5.44 0.07 0.54 0.09 1.92 0.07 1.54 4.78
1933 4.43 16.44 2.42 2.86 2.01 13.58 .29 5.68 .21 5.18 .08o Z9 .02 2.84 0.01 .08 1.68 4:98
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING. INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .............1934 1 1,037 8 33 7 1,004 7 879 9 7 870 40 -5
1933 16 9814 6 25 10 959 10 820 9 10 811a 53 86
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................193493 416 2, 1 453 226 235 190 2,218 34 1,0448 20 527 14 921 9 183 147 147 540
1933 437 2,5448 236 297 201 2,251 38 1,360 20 502 18 85891 2 270 1l 61 160 560
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................... 4.81 3.73 1 4.24 20.88 5.47 1.47 10.53 *6.47 *4.98 22.22 *7.34*350.00 32.22 100.00 22.95 8.13 3.57
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
October, 1934 ........ 201,483,207
October, 1933 ........ 197,478,815
Casualties per million mAn-hours ............... 1934 0.17 7.19 -
1933 _- .19 6.89 --
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of aooidents:
October, 1934 ................ 340
October, 1933 ................ 329
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ... 1934 i42 390 8 2 134 388 18a 8 1 2 133 378
1933 1 144 381 5 s 139 373 3 2 11-9 3___70
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


OCTOBER, 1934


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE TEN MONTHS ENDING WITH OCTOBER, 1934


Number of Total persons Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train trespassers nontrespassers -enother on trains on train. nontrespassers
accidents ITotal Trainmen e__l(__ee___s
Killed Injlured Killed Injured Killed Injured tilled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured( Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Thjured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................1934 1,106 180 19 2 16 191 16 7 16 79 14 1 1 -,2 5
13' 97 30 34 14 30 350 114 104 12 89 2 15 5
Derailments................................................ 1934 2:25 122 461 33 53 89 10 49Z 141 4 119 22 12 193 1 2 7
1933 2,66 95 1468 53 0 0 45 35 262 139 24 120 2 18 9 151 10 69
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1934 21 10 10 4 10 l 4 10 1 -
1933 111 20 14 20 1 11 2 7 2 14 3 -- 6
Other locomotive accidents ........................... 1934 1450 2 2 2 8 2 -
1933 369 2 2 2 2 -
Miscellaneous ........................................ 1934 1 531 48 9 11il 4 83 1414 88 1 27 171 __- S9 431 "- 13 143
1933 535 431 59 1 1142 91 17 1z 3 3 142 61-
Total ............................................ 193 5,033 195 769 39 64 156 705 73 273 72 235 1 3 12 259 2 71 141
1933 z,572 175 933 5 4 92 121 841 44 272 35 232 6 9 23 375 514 194
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above.........................1934 129 77 98 6 1 71 97 9 17 9 15 2 11 62 69
1933 110 53 __ 53 l_ 5 75 1 1 1 2 51 62
TRAIN-SERVICOE ACCIDENTS
Ooupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ..................... 1934 14 202 14 202 14 202 1 200 1 2 -
1933 11 ; 210 11 210 11 210 23 .
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ..................................1934 7 7 lo9 7 5 92 2 17 .
1933' 9 o 116, 9 116 9 16/ 94 5 22 .. .
Operating locomotives ........................................... 19314 5 745 5 745 5 745 5 7283 .22 .
1933 5. 701 5 701 5 70 5 683 18 .. ..
Operating hand brakes ...........................................1934 12 4221 12 422 12 422 12 417 5
193311 15 416, 15 416|15 146 15 413 ... .
9i 10 1 101 510| 14o 1 10 .. ..
Operating switches ..............................................1934 1 0 -. 1 0 1 1 10
193317; 17" 147 139 ..
Coming in contact with fixed structures .......................... .1934 148 16 34 66 14 120 13 115 1-3 109 6 1 1 --
1933,1 60 269 5 125 15 141 15 133 15 129 4 6 2
Getting on or off oars or locomotives...........................19341 71 2,853 31414 1,031 27 1,22 17 1, 05 14 1,0314 3 4 7 661 3 73
1933: 93 3,222~ 4259 11 497 25 1,735 13 1,095 9 1,0258 4 V7 9 592 3 45
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ............................. 19341'1,1432 3 239 42 64 1 090 3,175 4 4 140 4 2 1 o86 3 128
1933 1,123 2:675 25 55 1,095 2,620 7 25 2 22 5 3 1,091 2,594
Struck or run over, not at public crossings .................... 1934 1,516 179 1,302 52 12 97 36 7 5 6 1 74 1 1ll 177
1933 1,54o0 503 1,326 539 214 2453
Miscellaneous. .................................................. 1934 6 3927 496 710 109 3,217 91 2,193 60 1,915 31 27 6 567 1 41 11 416
63 83 53n719 296 16 ,2 o 901, 2 5 3o1 9 36
19 3:305, 91 13 ,7? l O 057 31 4 91,31 57 ,1 ,9
Total ..................................................... 19343,711 12,711 221 2413 1493 1029 263 213441472 14 1,234 5 53 1211 3,79
878 %95 I; 4,96 95 499 12 1,092 ]1 ,5
1933 3,:847 12,4221 2,327 3,106 1,520 9,316 272 4,995 171 49 5 199 12 1,9273 1,225 3,156
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ......................193, 6 13, 2257 2,477 1,649 11,003 336 5,46 225 4,976 111 510 26 1, 5 1,22 3,939
1933T4 .022 13,355 2,351 3,195 1,641 10,157 316 5,267 215 14725 101 539 35 1, 67 3 1,252 3,350
Locomotlve-miles:
10 months ending with October, 1934 ....... 920,915,097 i
10 months ending with October, 1933 ....... 873,190,794
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ..........1934 4.2 14.64 2.45 2.69 179 19 0.36 .96 o.24 5.40 0.12 0..5 .03 1. 0. 0 .o 6 4.8
1933 14.61 15.29 2.73 .66 1.55 .11.3 6 .03 2 r.415 .12, ; .01 004.04.09 1. 7 3.4
TOTAL NONTAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS............... 19314 10,241 o5 1 117 9,923 985 i 75679556 100 9 85 6 41 915 794
1933 164 9,116 621 363 102 5,753 57 7:585 1 106 56 7,1479 -13, 79
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .........................1934 4,103 23,721 2, 37 2,795 1 766 9 434 914,176 5 51 2 ,076 2O9 9,O96 26 1,9 5 ,
193314,196 22,471 2,443 3,561 1,74315910, 3 12,8552 216 84 ,73 18,018 5_1,_6_10_447
Increase or Decrease Per cent ................................ 1"98 5.56 4.534 51.51 1 10.66 7.69 10.27 4.17 5.01 1.76 13.44 '25.71 3.82 10.o0 23.04 0.15 1.96
Man-hours (class I Roads):
10 months ending with October, 1934 .....1,938,520,652
10 months ending with October, 1933 .....1,788,057,873
Casualties per million man-hours ................ 1934 ~ .022 7
1933 .1 ....
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS :1
Number of accidents:
10 months ending with October, 1934 ............ 2,891
10 months ending with October, 1933 ............ 2,474
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .... 1934 1209 3,337 49 65 1,161 3,272 .13 59| 9 55 4 14 16 1,14 3,197
1933 1,176 2,755 26 63 1,150 2,695 8 36 3 33 5 3 3 1,1142 2,656


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67094-0 U.S. GOVERN M ENT PR I NTING OFFICE: 1935




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