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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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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-Apr. 1956.
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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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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Subject to revision BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
APRIL, 1936


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 1936



Number of Total Total Employees on duty passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen e r on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents Total_____ Trainmen ewAm1oyees ___
ai s iled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions .......................................... 1936 4 1 6 1 6 1 5 1 5 1
1935 93 1 13 1 13 10 9 1 7 1 3
Derailments .........................................1936 350 5 47 1 2 4 1 2 26 2 6
1935 312 7 15 2 6 5-9 3 1 3 1 2 14
Locomotive-boiler accidents ......................... 1936 1 2 2 2 2 -
1935 1 -
Other locomotive accidents .......................... 1936 61 .. -
1935 41 -
Miscellaneous ........................................1936 724 12 14 12 L4 2 2 ~- 4 9
1935 -5 16 9 16 9 12 5 1 4 11 1 4 4
Total........................................... 1936 588 410 67 1 2 9 65 1 24 1 22 2 _2 26 6 15
1935.482 214 37 2 6 22 31 15 19 14 17 11 2 1I 7 11
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above........................1936 15 6 25 6 25 2 2 12 6 11
1935 13 6 9 1 6 8 6 7
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives .................... 1936 2 26 2 26 2 26 2 25 1 -
1935 22 22 22 21 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................... 1936 9 9 9 8 1 -
1935 11 -11 11 7 14 .
Operating locomotives ......................................... 1936 1 73 1 763 1 763 1 69 4 -.
1935 1 63 1 3 1 3 1 62 1
Operating hand brakes ......................................... 1936 1 58 5 1 1 i .
1935 1 2O 1 ,O 11i Z9..
Operating switches ............................................ 1936 19 19 19 19 .
1935 10 10 10 9 2 -- -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ....................... 1936 6 12 3 4 3 8 3 7 3 7 1
1935 1 12 3 1 9 1 9 1 9 -.
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ......................... 1936 24 270 22 77 2 193 1 122 1 119 3 68 1 3
1935 35 256 32 99 3 16 2 1014 2 98 6 1 59 5
Accidents at highway grade crossings#.......................... 1936 121 3 13 7 118 333 2 2 118 331
1935 152 316 13 6 139 310 2 2 2 2 137 308
Struck or run over, not at public crossings. ...................19356 130 93 11 27 15 1 6 5 18 2 10 3 8 .. .- 10 18
1935 109 72 9N 13 15 29 6 11 6 5 6 9 18
Miscellaneous ................................................. 1936 5 371 2 57 23 314 1 219 14 8o 4 9 58 6 5 31
1935 6 316 5 70 17 246 16 171 9 151 7 0 39 1 36
Total .................................................... 1936 360 1,1271 19 202 7165 1,O69 315 53 24 497 7 56 126 6 11 384
1935 361 1,118 18N 210 177 908 29 43 22 1403 7 4 1 98 146 367
TOTAL TRAIN AND TROAIN-SVICE ACCIDENTS ..................... 1936 3570 1,355'38 196 214 114 7 1,1314 32 77 25 F9 7 5 152 -6 14 7399
1935 385 1,155 186 216 199 939 11 4 2 26 04o 8 12 1 99 1 153 378
1936 1935
Locomotive-mlles ............ 99,061,372 90,197,290
Motor traln-miles ........... 5,110,393 5,134,523
Total units ................ 104,171,765 95,331,813
Casualties per million unites........................... 1936 3.55 12.814 1.88 1.96 1.67 10.89 0 :51 .24 149 0.07 0.6 0.02 1.46 0.06 1.34 3.83
1935 4.04 12.12 1.95 2.27 2.09 9.85 :46 .85 .27 14.91 .19 4 .01 1 .04 0.01 1.60 3.97
TOTAL- NONTRAIN (INCLUDING IDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............. 1936 17 1,108 3 19 14 1,089 13 "96 8 13 960 1 105 76
1935 17 866 7 19 10 8147 9 -746 13 9 733 4 1 61
GRAND TOTAL- ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................ 1936 387 2,446 199 2235 188 2,223 "1 1,515 2- 527 20 1,018 2 152 1 140 475
1935 402 2,021 193 235 209 1,786 53 1,208 25 42 33 27 775 1 99 1 154 439
Increase Percent .............................................. *3.73 21.03 3.11 *5.11 *lo.o05 24.77 15.09 27.90 *3.85 21.71 *25.93 31.35 100.00 53.54 27.50 *9.09 8.20
1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads) 210,126,912 187,118,821
Casualties per million man-hours .................... 196 0.21 7- -
1935 -28 ... ..
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


* Decrease.


1936 1935
Number of accidents ......1308 1282
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1936 127 365 3 7 124 358 4 4 12 124 342
1935 158 325 13 7 145 318 2 3 2 3 143 315






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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

3 1262 08585 0716 I I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
S1262 08585 0716 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


APRIL, 1936


--UNIV. OF FL L18. Subject to revision BUREAU OF STATISTICS
jFPAUMENT! DPMTR -

.... :: SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE FOUR MONTHS ENDING WITH APRIL. 1936


SU.S. D Po( om'


Number of Total persons Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen eron trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents a _______ employees
Killed Injured Killed jured Killed' Injured illed Injured lKilledilled In lKilledIu Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................. 1936 561 16 152 1 15 152 15 65 14 4o 1 25 71 16
1935 390 4 212 1 4 211 3 56 3 4s 8 129 1 26
Derailments ............................................ 1936 :1,999 42 227 9 16 33 219 17 587 17 67 20 4 103 12 29
1935 1,3 29 20S 5 16 24 192 12 55 12 50 5 108 12 29
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1936 5 2 6 2 6 2 6 2 5 1 -i
1935 2 2 2 2 2 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................. 1936 251 2 4 2 4 2 3 2 3 1
1935 206 3 3 3 3 -
Miscellaneous .......................................... 1936 289 14 4 14 48 2 17 2 12 5 5 12 26
1935 230 34 44 -534 44 15 16 2 13 13 3 2 19 26
Total ............................................. 1936 3,105 76 437 10 S 66 429 30 178 37 127 1 51 4 150o 24 71
1935 2,271 67 469 5 17 62 452 30 132 17 116 13 16 239 32 51
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .......................... 1936 62 24 2 24 2 4 4 12 24 369
1935 59 33 58 1 33 47 2 2 1 2 1 6 31 39
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENT
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ....................... 1936 6 109 6 109 6 109 5 103 1 6 -
1935 5 81 5 81 5 81 3 0so 2 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose .................................. 1936 1 5 1 58 1 5 51 1 7..
1935 2 5 2 45 2 5 34 2 11 -
Operating locomotives ............................................ 1936 4 38 4 39 8 4 3 8 4 373 15 -
1935 3 296 3 296 3 296 3 286 10 -
Operating hand brakes ............................................ 1936 5 226 5 226 5 226 5 226 -
1935 6 177 6 177 6 177 6 176 1 -
Operating switches ............................................... 1936 149 149 14 143 6 -
1935 4 84 76 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures .......................... 1936 14 61 4 7 10 54 10 53 10 52 1 1
1935 10 52 3 13 7 39 7 35 7 38 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives ............................ 1936 s9 1,124 80 226 9 898 8 587 7 568 1 19 279 1 32
1935 109 1,116 97 297 12 819 7 524 6 500 1 24 4 271 1 24
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ............................ 1936 499 1,665 29 37 470 1,62 3 15 12 3 3 467 1 613
1935 49 1,539 26 34 463 1,505 5 18 4 16 1 2 4 458 1,483
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ...................... 1936 481 312 366 160 115 152 6 7 20 35 42 43 1 4 49 70
1935 440 267 351 159 89 10 49 18 1s 26 31 1 2 44 57
Miscellaneous .................................................... 1936 254 1,825 179 183 75 1,642 59 1,213 43 1,066 16 147 240 4 24 12 165
1935 234 1,411 176 221 58 1,190 51 834 37 734 14 loo 2 202 1 23 4 131
Total ....................................................... 1936 1,353 5,917 6558 613 695 5,304 161 2,876 94 2,629 67 247 5719 5 258 529 1,5881
1935 1,298 5,065 653 724 645 4,344 130 2,146 64 1,9558 46 15 6 478 2 25 507 1,695
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ......................... 1936 1,429 6,354 665 621 761 5,733 199 3,054 131 2,756 65 298 4 699 5 28 553 1,952
1935 1,365 5,537 658 741 707 4,796 160 2,278 101 2,074 59 204 6 717 2 25 539 1,776
1936 1935
Locomotive-miles ........... 405,869,786 365,710,517
Motor train-miles ......... 19,912,521 20,0O6,425
Total units................. 425,782,307 385,796,945
Casualties per million units ............................... 1936 3.3 14.92 1.57 1.46 1.9 13.46 0.47 7.17 0.31 6.47 0.16 0.70 0.01 1.64 0.01 0.0 1.3 4.r8
Csa1935 3. 14.35 1.11 1.92 1.3 12.:43 .41 5.90 .26 5.3S .15 .53 .02 1.86 .01 1. 4.o
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ................ 1936 67 4,734 25 s6 42 4,646 38 4,035 457 38 3.978 2 239 2 374
1935 67 3,567 31 97 36 3,470 31 2,950 41 31 2,909 202 5 318
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................... 1936 1,496 11,088 693 707 8903 10,381 237 7,O09 131 2,813 106 4,276 4 699 7 267 555 2,326
1935 1,432 9,104 689 838 743 8,266 191 5,228 101 2,115 90 3,113 6 717 2 227 544 2,094
Increase Percent ................................................ 4.47 21.79 0.55 *15.63 8.08 25.59 24.08 35.60 29.70 33.00 17.78 37.36 *33.33 *2.51 250.00 17.62 2.02 11.CS0
1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads 826,256,691 741,027,370
Casualties per million man-hours ....................... 1936 0:29 S:
1935 -..-- .26 7.06 --
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1936 1935
Number of accidents .... 1,427 1,307
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........... 1936 523 1,717 29 37 494 1,680 3 19 16 3 3 12 491 1,649
1935 522 1,587 26 35 496 1,552 7 20 5 1S- 2 2 10 49 1,522


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