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Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...
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v. : ill. ; 28 x 44 cm.
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English
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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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U.S. G.P.O.
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-Apr. 1956.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1924.
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Vols. for <1924>-Mar. 1942 issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics; Apr. 1942-Apr. 1956 issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
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Description based on: Apr. 1931; title from caption.

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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



Number of Total persons Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train trespassers snontrespasers otal Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
Knoaccidents train tr a r n trsp sr Total employees_ _____
Killed Injured Killed Inue njure d iled injured ed ijred Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................... 1934 105 7 31 7 31 7 16 7 15 1 10 5
1933 105 2 237 2 237 2 16 2 16 2o4 17
Derailments ......................................... 1934 256 4 29 1 4 28 1 7 1 7 12 3 9
1933 313 5 31 3 5 2 26 1 16 1 15 1 6 1 4
Locomotive-boiler accidents ......................... 1934 1 4 4 4 4 -
1933 1 .. ...- -
Other locomotive accidents .......................... 1934 3 -
1933.4. -. .
Miscoellaneous ........................................ 1934 58 13 6 1 12 6 12 6
1933 47 2 4 1 1 4 1 3 1 3 1
Total ........................................... 1934 458 24 70 1 1 23 69 8 27 8 26 1 22 -15 20
1933 506 9 272 4 5 5 267 4 35 4 34 1 210 1 22
#At highway grade crossings, --
classified above ....................... 1934 18 15 11 15 11 15 11
1933 6 3 1 1 2 1 1 -- 1 1
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................... 1934 3 27 3 27 3 27 2 25 1 2 .
1933 23 23 23 23 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................ 1934 9 9 9 7 2
1933 1 a 1 1 6 -
Operating locomotives .......................................... 1934 1 72 1 72 1 72 1 70 2 -
1933 60 60 60 59 1 -
Operating hand brakes .......................................... 1934 1 47 1 47 1 47 1 47 ..- -
1933 48 4 4 4 -
Operating switches ............................................ 1934 11 11 11 10 1 -
1933 14 14 14 11 3 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ....................... 1934 1 9 1 3 6 5 5 1 -
1933 1 9 1 9 9 9 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ......................... 1934 26 264 26 72 192 123 117 6 63 6
1933 39 280 36 96 3 164 2 119 2 114 5 1 60 5
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ......................... 1934 153 427 3 5 150 422 1 4 4 1 149 418
1933 161 487 5 6 156 481 3 2 1 156 478
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................... 1934 108 61 8 37 20 24 9 9 6 7 3 2 3 8 15
1933 122 76 102 48 20 26 6 13 2 5 6 8 1 11 15
Miscellaneous .................................................. 1934 56 370 43 47 13 323 11 226 10 196 1 30 1 51 3 1 43
1933 50 353 1 35 58 15 295 14 211 11 195 3 16 1 36 3 45
Total ..................................................... 1934 34 1,297 161 164 168 1,133 26 533 20 466 6 45 1 115 3 3 156 48
1933 374 1,356 176 206 196 1,150 25 508 16 474 9 34 2 96 1 3 168 543
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ..................... 1934 373 1,367 162 165 211 1,202 34 560 28 514' 6 46 1 137 3 3 173 502
1933 393 1,630 182 213 201 1,417 29 543 20 508 9 35 2 306 1 3 169 565
Locomotive-miles:
November, 1934 ........ 87,435,480
November, 1933 ........ ,458,567
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ........ 1934 4.27 15.63 1.85 1.89 2.41 13.75 0.39 6.40 0.32 5.88 0.07 0.53 0.01 1.57 0.03 0.03 1.98 5.74
1933 4.33 18.43 2.06 2.41 2.27 16.02 .33 6.14 .23 5.74 .10 .40 .02 3.46 .01 .03 1.91 6.39
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............. 1934 16 936 5 32 11 9204 i9 -779 193 9 7-760 -- -- --50 2 75
1933 19 949 7 25 12 924 11 795 1 13 10 782 36 1 93
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................ 1934 389 2,303 167 197 222 2,106 43 1,339 28 533 15 806 1 137 3 53 175 577
1933 402 2,579 189 238 213 2,341 40 1,338 21 521 19 817 2 306 1 39 170 658
Increase or Decrease Per cent ................................. 3.23 10.70 11.64 17.23 *4.23 10.04 *7.50 *0.07 *33.33 *2.30 21.05 1.35 50.00 55.23*200.00 *35.90 *2.94 12.31
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
November, 1934 ....... 181,824,030
November, 1933 ....... 182,159,893
Casualties per million man-hours ............... 1934 0.24 7.36 -
1933 .22 7-35 .-.-- -- --
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS -- -
Number of accidents:
November, 1934 ............... 392
November, 1933 ............... 398
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ... 1934 168 438 3 5 165 433 1 4 4 1 164 429
1933 164 488 6. 6 158 428 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1157 479
Increase


Statement No. M-400

NOVEMBER, 1934








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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION NOVEMBER, 1934.

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE ELEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH NOVEMBER, 1934



Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
SKind of accidents train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers TrainOter on trais on trains nontrespasser
accidents Total Trainmen empl3ee
Killed Injured Killed injured KilledI n ured Killed aInjured'illed Injured illed'InI uare Killed Injured KilledInjured KilledIInjures
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions..........................................1934. 1,211 25 230 2 8 23 222 23 103 294 9 1 30
1933 1,102 32 591 4 32 587 16 120 1o105 2 15 14 392 2 75
Derailments.......................................... 1934 3,181 126 490 33 4 93 4.36 50 14 50 126 22 12 205 1 31 82
1933 2,973 103 499 56 5 47 414 27 154 25 135 2 19 9 187 11 73
Locomotive-boiler accidents .......................... 1934 22 14 1 1 4 2 14 1 3 -
1933 12 20 20 11 2 7 2 4 36
Other locomotive accidents. ........................... 1934 488 2 8 2 8 2 8 2 8 .. -.
1933 409 2 2 2 2 -
Miscellaneous ........................................ 1934 589 61 97 5 3 6 942 1 27 1 19 8 18 9
1933 582 45 93 2 1 a 1.3 85 1 20 1 17 3 3 Z62
Total ..........................................1934 5,491 219 839 40 65 179 774 81 300 0 261 1 39 12 311 _2 86 161
#At hhway grade crossings, 7 1 1,205 58 97 126 1,108 49 307 242 266 6 241 23 585 55 216
classified above........................1934 147 92 10 6 1 6 10 9 17 9 15 2 11 77
19331 116 56 2 8 541 76 2 11 1 11 1 2 52 63
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ...................... 1931 17 229 17 229 17 229 15 225 2 4 .- -.
1933 11 233 11 233 11 233 8 225 3 8 .. -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .................................1934 7 18 7 118 7 118 5 99 2 19 -.. .
1933 10 1224 10 1224 10 1224 5 102 5 22 --
Operating locomotives ............................................ 1934 6 817 6 817 6 817 6 793 24 .- -
1933 5 761 5 761 5 761 5 7242 19 -
Operating hand brakes ............................................ 1934 13 469 -13 4& 13 469 13 464 5 -
1933 15 464 15 161 15 464 15 461 3 ..- -
Operating switches ............................................... 1934 1 161 1 161 1 161 150 1 11 -
1933 161 161 161 150 11 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures .........................19324 49 195 5 69 14 126 13 120 13 114 6 1 2 4
1933 61 278 115 128 16 150 15 1242 15 138 24 6 1 2
Getting on or off cars or locomotives .......................... 1934 397 3,117 370 1,103 27 2,12O4 17 1,211 14 ,151 3 60 7 724 3 79
1933 2492 3,502 2624 1,583 28 1,919 15 1:2124 11 1:122 4 72 10 652 3 53
Accidents at highway grade crossings ...........................19341,28 3,666 45 69 1,240 3,597 5 46 44 5 2 5 1,25 3,5.6
1933 1,28Z 3,162 30 61 1,254 3,101 7 28 24 5 4 1 1,2 7 3,072
Struck or run over, not at public crossings .................... 1934 1,6224 939 1,390 579 234 360 108 156 37 78 71 78 7 12 119 1Z2
1933 1,662 879 1,2428 587 2324 292 89 135 30 66 59 69 8 16 137 1241
Miscellaneous.. .................................................. 1934 661 4,297 539 757 122 3,54o 102 2,419 70 2,111 32 308 7 618 1 44 12 459
1933 681 4,216 538 955 143 3,261 130 2,241 102 1,920 28 321 24 529 1 60 8 2431
Total ....................................................... 1934 4,060 14,008 2,379 2,577 1,681 11,431 289 5,746 173 5,229 116 517 15 1,349 8 56 1,369 4,280
1933 4,221 13,780 2,505 3,314 1,716 10,466 297 5,503 193 4,970 104 533 14 1,188 9 76 1,396 3,699
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ....................... 1934 4,279 14,847 2,419 2,642 1,860 12,205 37 6,046 253 5,490 117 556 27 1,660 8 58 1,455 4,44.1
1933 4,405 14,985 2,563 3,411 1,842 11,574 3 5,810 235 5,236 110 574 37 1,773 9 76 1,451 3,915
Locomotive-miles:
11 months ending with November, 1934 ..... 1,008,350,577
11 months ending with November, 1933 ..... 961,649,361
Casualties per million locomotive-miles ......... 1934 4.24 14.72 2.40 2.62 1.84 12.10 0.37 6.00 0.25 5.44 0.12 0.55 0.03 1.65 0.01 0.06 1.44 4.40
1933 4.58 15.58 2.67 3.55 1.92 12.0o4 .36 6.04 .24 5.44 1 .11 .60 .04 .84 .01 .08 1.51 4.07
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .............. 1934 213 11,177 85 350 128 10,827 107 9,465 119 107 9,3246 4 Z 5 817
1933 183 10,065 69 1 388 114 9,677 98 8,380 2 119 96 8,261 2 10 1 87
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1934 4,492 26,024 2,504 2,992 1,988 23,032 477 15,511 253 5,609 224 9,902 27 1,660 12 603 1,472 5,258
1933 4,588 25,050 2,632 3,799 1,956 21,251 43 14,190 237 5,355 206 8,835 37 1,773 11 .86 1,465 4,802
Increase or Decrease Per cent ..................................*2.09 39.89 *4.86 *21.24 1.64 8.38 7.67 9.31 6.75 4.74 8.74 12.08 "27.03 6.31 9.09 24.07 o.486 9.50
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
11 months ending with November, 1934 ..... 2,120,344,682
11 months ending with November, 1933 ..... 1,970,217,766
Casualties per million man-hours ................ 1934 0.22 7.32 -
1933 .22 7.20 .-.-- -_
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
.11 months ending with November, 1934 ............. 3,283
11 months ending with November, 1933 ............. 2,872
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .... 1934 1,377 3,775 51 70 1,326 3,705 14 63 9 59 5 4 16 1,312 3,626
1933 1,340 3,246 32 69 1,308 3,177 9 39 3 35 6 3 1,299 3,135
*67094-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1935
*Decrease




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