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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1936



Number of -, p o Total Total Employees on duty passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidentsI nTtl rployemness _____
Killed InJured Killed InJured Killed InJured Killed In ureKilled In ured illed In~ured KilledInJured Killed'InJured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions .......................................... 1936 165 6 85 6 85 6 29 5 18 1 10 45 9
1935 102 92 1 91 27 20 7 55 9
Derailments ......................................... 1936 707 16 05 3 8 52 55 4 5 7 23 12 1 13 14
1935 367 12 6 1 5 11 55 L~ 5 4 15 30 7 10
Locomotive-boiler accidents ......................... 1936 1 ......- -.
1935 .. .. ..- -
Other locomotive accidents .......................... 1936 84 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 -
1935 52 2 2 2 2 .. -
Miscellaneous .......................................1936 9 3 12 3 12 6 5 10 3 5
1935 610 71 10 7 3 5 1 3 2 2 7 2
Ttal. .......................................... 1936 1,o46 27 i 3 19 151 15 0 14 7 1 23 1 63 3 1i
1935 581 22 161 1 6 21 155 7 5 4o 2 9 85 14 21
#At highway grade crossings, -
classified above ....................... 1936 15 3 9 3 3 8_
1935 19 17 12 17 12 2 1 1 1 1 5 15 6
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................... 1936 2 28 2 29 2 28 1 28 1 .
1935 1 22 1 22 1 22 22 1 -.. ..
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................... 1936 20 20 20 17 3 -
1935 8 8 7 7 1 -.
Operating locomotives ......................................... 1936 3 127 3 127 3 127 3 122 5 -
1935 2 71. 2 71 2 71 2 71 ..- -
Operating hand brakes ......................................... 1936 148 g 4 4 a 4
1935 1 4 1 4 1 1g 1 47 1 -
Operating switches ............................................ 1936 717 71 71 70 1 -
1935 18 18 18 19 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ....................... 1936 2 19 2 2 17 2 17 2 17 -
1935 5 9 2 2 3 7 3 7 3 7 -. .. .
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ......................... 1936 25 291 23 5 2 2.6 2 176 2 169 61 9
1935 27 250 25 56 2 194 1 130 1 125 5 1 62 2
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ......................... 1936 127 5 5 6 122 439 3 3 1 3 2 19 136
1935 93 131 2 6 91 125 1 641 1 2 90 1119
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................... 1936 120 72 86 29 31 13 21 23 9 18 1 1 13 19
1935 107 76 19 26 27 11 10 7 10 15 17
Miscellaneous .................................................1936 58 5119 39 49 19 500 1 1 391 13 352 1 39 61 1 8 1 10
1935 51 352 3 117 13 305 12 217 1 9 197 41 20 41 5 1 35
Total ....................................................1936 337 1,670115 3 131 118 1,5139 17 901 g 21 832 23 72 122 1 9 136 o47
1935 257 1,255 14 160 139 1,125 32 537 19 4198 13 39 1 110 5 106 1173
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ..................... 1936 364 1,6824 161 13 203 1,690 62 9711 3 79 24 95 1 1585 1 9 139 52
1935 309 1,4.46 l149 166 166120 39 596 21- *54 1 48 1 195 5 120
1936 1935
Locomotive-miles ......... .102,932,296 86,736,65
Motor train-miles ........ 4,472,998 4,615,102
Total units .............. 107,405,291 91,351,787
1935 3.38 15.93 1.63 1.521 1.75 14.0 1543"6:o. 1 .1 .26 5.89 .16 .53 .011 2.13 O-. .05 1.31 .5.1
Casualties per million units.............. 3 3 3 5 3 0 g7 0 .| 0 00 0 29 46

TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............. 1936 16 1,221 6 21 0 1,200 9 1,024 19 9 1,005 2 1 9
1935 1 .7 7 22 1 825 8 709 4 10 8 694 51 2 70
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................ 1936 350 3,45 167 155 213 2590 71 1,995 38 89 8 33 1,100 1 185 1 91 140 616
1935 323 2,293 153 155 170 2,105 7 7 1,290 21 ;8 3 71.2 1 195 956 1221 5,6
Increase Percent ............................................ i7.65 32.80 9.15 17.55 25.29 37.29 51.06 54.85 58.33 63.87 43.48 48.25 *5.13 62.50 14.75 9.22
1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads) 203,229,121 172,338,43
Casualties per million man-hours .................... 1936 0.35 9.83 -
1935 .27 7.49 --
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1936 1935
Number of accidents .....1359 9350
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1936 130 13 5 6 125 412 3 3 122 544
1935 110 43 2 6 108 37 3 7 1 5 225 105 425


Statement No. M-400
FEBRUARY, 1936







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FEBRUARY, 1936


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE TWO MONTHS ENDING WITH FEBRUARY ,1936

Number of Total Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Tt pe trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents eTotalTrainmen amplo-ees
KilleInued_______________________ _________________ Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed InJured Killed Inured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injl.red
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................ 1936 337 12 141 1 11 141 11 58 10 33 1 25 70 13
1935 219 1 159 1 1 158 1 43 1 36 7 99 16
Derailments ........................................... 1936 1,236 24 149 8 5 16 144 13 62 13 43 19 2 70 1 12
1935 769 19 158 3 5 16 153 8 35 8 33 2 95 8 23
Looomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1936 4 2 2 2 2 --
1935 1 2 2 2 2 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1936 137 2 4 2 4 2 3 2 3 1 -
1935 107 2 2 2 2 -
Miscellaneous ......................................... 1936 150 5 30 5 30 1 13 1 10 3 4 4 13
1935 127 13 30 13 30 3 10 1 8 2 2 1 10 19
Total ............................................ 1936 1,864 43 326 9 5 3 321 27 138 26 91 1 47 2 145 5 38
1935 1,223 33 351 33 6 30 345 12 92 10 81 2 11 195 18 58
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................... 1936 30 5 19 5 19 2 2 5 17
1935 36 20 35 20 35 2 1 1 1 1 6 18 28
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENT
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 1936 4 62 I 62 4 62 3 58 1 4 --
1935 4 42 4 42 4 42 3 42 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1936 40 40 40 35 5 -
1935 27 27 27 23 4 -
Operating locomotives ........................................... 1936 3 240 3 240 3 240 3 229 11 -
1935 2 166 2 166 2 166 2 161 5 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1936 107 107 107 107 -
1935 2 99 2 99 2 99 2 98 1 -
Operating switches .............................................. 1936 111 111 111i 106 -
1935 58 58 58 54 4 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1936 7 33 1 3 6 30 6 30 6 29 1 -
1935 7 24 2 4 5 20 5 20 5 20 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives.. ........................... 1936 43 587 8 94 5 4 342 4 31 1 11 2 19
1935 4 566 2 119 23 4 20 13 2 1 11
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1936 289 977 18 23 271 954 3 7 5 3 2 268 947
1935 214 878 9 19 205 859 2 9 1 7 1 2 4 203 846
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1936 224 153 158 71 66 82 43 3 41 10 16 33 25 1 3 22 38
1935 205 134 147 81 58 53 30 23 7 4 23 19 1 2 27 28
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1936 104 1,022 68 76 36 946 28 717 23 643 5 74 129 2 12 6 88
1935 112 767 80 95 32 672 28 471 22 421 6 50 2 110 18 2 73
Total ...................................................... 1936 674 3,332 283 267 391 3,065 92 1,697 49 1,559 43 138 9 261 3 15 296 1,092
1935 594 2,761 280 318 3114 2,443 77 1,198 146 1,100 _31 98 4 267 1 20 232 958
TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1936 717 3,658 292 272 425 3,386 119 1,835 75 1,650 44 185 2 406 3 15 301 1,130
________________ ______ 1935 627 3,112 283 324 344 2,788 89 1,290 56 1,18133 109 4 462 1 20 250 1,016
1936 1935
Locomotive-miles .......... 205,313,545 181,494,057
Motor train-miles ........ 9,596,342 9,706,255
Total units ............ 214,909,887 191,200,312
Casualties per million units ............................ 1936 3.34 17.02 1.36 1.27 1.98 15.76 0.55 8.54 0.35 768 0.20 0.86 0.01O 1.89 0.01 0.07 1.40 5.26
1935 3.28 16.28 1.48 1.69 1.80 14.58 .47 6.75 .29 6.18 .17 .57 .02 2.42 .01 .10 1.31 5.31
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1936 29 2,444 10 51 19 2,393 18 2,032 37 18I 1,995 148 1 213
1935 28 1,809 9 50 19 1,759 171,466 19 17 1,447 116 2 17
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1936 746 6,102 302 32 44 4 ,749 137 3,867 75 1,687 62 2,180 2 406 16 302 1,343
1935 655 4,921 292 37 363 ,547 106 2,756 56 1,200 50 1,556 4 462 13 252 1,193
Increase Percent ............................................... 13.89 24.00 3.42 *13.64 22.31 27.09 29.25 40.31 33.92 o40.58 24.00 40.10 *50.00 *12.12 200.00 19.85 19.04 12.57
1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads) 405,438,343 363,519,784
Casualties per million man-hours ...................... 1936 0.34 9.54 -
1935 .29 7.58 --- -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1936 1935
Number of aooidents ..... 833 727
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .......... 1936 294 996 18 23 276 973 3 9 7 3 2 273 964
1935 234 913 9 19 225 894 4 10 2 8 2 2 10 21 874


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