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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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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


31262085850237 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
MAY, 1936


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. 1936


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Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents Tot _al Trainmen employees Injure ___Inj urdnue
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed IureireeIn Killed uredK dnred Killed InJured Killed njuredKilled Injured ed Injured Killed Injed
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Oollisions e.......................................... 1936 109 14 2 14 1 11 1 10 1 1 3 -
1935 9 6 6 6 5 1 -
Derailments ......................................... 1936 34o 4 63 1 1 3 62 1 24 1 21 3 34 2 4
1935 283 7 27 1 10 6 17 6 11 6 11 1 5
Looomotive-boiler accidents .......................... 1936 3 4 1 4 1 4 1 3 1 1 -
1935 -
Other locomotive accidents ........................... 1936 37 .
1935 38 -
Misoellaneous ....................................... 1936 66 7 7 5 2 3 -
1935 51 13 19 1 2 12 17 2 3 2 2 1 10 l
Total .......................................... 1936 555 10 85 1 1 9 84 6 41 5 34 1 7 1 37 2 6
1935 461 20 52 2 12 18 4o 8 20 6 18 2 2 1 10 19
#At highway grade orossings,
classified above ........................ 1936 6 2 2- -
1935 17 10 l6 -10 16 1-6 10
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives .................... 1936 2 27 2 27 2 27 2 26 1 -
1935 23 23 23 23 .
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ............................... 1936 1 12 1 12 1 12 1 11 1 -
1935 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 7 -
Operating locomotives ........................................ 1936 1 84 1 84 1 84 1 79 5 -
1935 2 51 2 51 2 51 2 50 1 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................ 1936 1 44 1 44 1 44 1 44 -
1935 35 35 35 35 -
Operating switches ............................................ 1936 11 11 11 11 -
1935 13 13 13 13 .
Coming in contact with fixed structures ....................... 1936 13 8 7 7 -
1935 6 17 3 3 13 3 11 3 11 2 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ......................... 1936 35 285 31 100 4 185 1 lo4 1 96 8 1 76 2 5
1935 31 265 29 102 2 163 1 99 1 94 5 1 56 8
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ......................... 1936 119 283 6 3 113 280 1 1 1 1 112 27
1935 98 281 3 2 95 279 1 3 2 1 1 94 276
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ...................1936 158 102 129 71 29 31 6 13 4 3 2 10 23 18
1935 141 72 121 49 20 23 8 5 2 8 3 2 10 18
Miscellaneous ................................................. 1936 65 423 59 75 6 348 4 226 197 1 29 69 6 2 4
1935 72 347 6 72 8 275 6 193 151 2 42 1 44 2 1 36
Total ................................................... 1936 382 1,2814 225 254 157 1,030 17 52 9 114 475 3 54 1 145 6 139 350
1935 351 1,112 220 229 131 883 22 441 11 388 3 53 2 102 21 2 105 338
TOTAL-TRAIN ANMD TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS' ...................... 1936 392 1,369 226 255 166 1,1114 23 50 19 5, 14 61 2 182 6 141 356
1935 371 1,164 222 241 149 923 30 461 17 406 13 55_1 2 103 2 2 115 357
1936 1935
Locomotive-miles ............ 101,217,663 91,964,608
Motor train-miles ............ 5,303,970 5,279,608
Total units ............... 10,521,633 97,244,216
Casualties per million units ........................... 1936 3.68 12.85 2.12 2. 1.56 10.46 0.22 3 0.18 .8 .014 .57 0.02 1.71 0.O6 1.2 .
1935 3.82 11.97 2.28 2.8 1.53 9.49 0.31 R.7 .17 4.18a .13 5 11.6 0 ..02 .02 1.23 7
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .............1936 21 1,283 8 3 131,199 71,063 9 71,054 64 6
195 1734W,99 71,03a :71os4 648 6 7
1935 17 9 5 36 12 912 12 798 8 12 790 48 66
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................ 1936 413 2,602 234 289 179 2,313 30 1,633 19 518 11 1,115 2 182 70 147 428
1935 388 2,112 227 277 161 1,835 42 1,259 17 414 25 845 2 103o2 50 115 423
Increase Percent ....................................... 6.44 23.20 3.08 4.33 11.18 26.05 *28.57 29.71 11.76 25.12 *56.00 31.95 76.70 100.00 4o.00 27.83 1.18
1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads). 211,575,331 194,70oo,968
Casualties per million man-hours. ................... 1936 Ol4 2 -
1935_1 0.22 6.47_-- -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1936 1935
Number of accidents ...... 247 276
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1936 119 285 6 3 113 282 1 1 1 1 U112 281
1935 108 297 3 2 105 295 1 3 2 1 1 10o4 292
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE FIVE MONTHS ENDING WITH MAY, 1936



Number of person Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Ninuobaerdntofi Total persons trsasr otepsesTotalTaieno
Kind of accident train trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents efployees___________________________
______ Killed InKilled n illed Injurure t Killed InredKilled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................. 1936 670 18is 166 1 17 166 16 76 15 50 1 26 1 74 16
1935 479 4 218 1 4 217 3 62 3 53 9 129 1 26
Derailments ............................................ 1936 2,339 46 290 10 9 36 281 18 111 18 88 23 4 137 14 3
1935 1,726 36 235 6 26 30 209 18 66 18 61 5 109 12 3
Locomotive-boiler accidents ............................ 1936 8 6 7 6 7 6 7 5 6 1 1 -
1935 2 2 2 2 2 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................. 1936 288 2 4 2 4 2 3 2 3 1 -
1935 244 3 3 3 3 -
Miscellaneous ......................................... 1936 355 14 55 14 55 2 22 2 14 8 5 12 28
1935 281 47 63 1 2 46 61 17 19 2 15 15 4 2 29 40
Total ............................................. 1936 3,660 86 522 11 9 75 513 44 219 42 161 2 58 5 217 26 77
1935 2,732 87 521 7 29 80 492 38 152 23 134 15 18 241o0 42 100
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ..........................1936 68 24 54 24 4 4 4 12 24 38
1935 76 43 64 1 143 b3 2 2 1 2 1 6 41 55
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 1936 8 136 8 136 8 136 7 129 1 7 -
1935 5 104 5 104 5 104 3 103 2 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1936 2 70 2 70 2 70 1 62 1 8 -
1935 3 53 3 53 3 53 1 41 2 12 -
Operating locomotives ........................................... 1936 5 472 5 472 5 472 5 452 20 -
1935 5 347 5 347 5 347 5 336 11 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1936 6 270 6 270 6 270 6 270 -
1935 6 212 6 212 6 212 6 211 1 -
Operating switches .............................................. 1936 160 160 160 154 6 -
1935 97 97 97 89 8 -
Coming In contact with fixed structures ......................... 1936 14 74 4 12 10 62 10 60 o10 59 1 2
1935 16 69 6 17 10 52 10 49 10 49 3 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ........................... 1936 124 1,40o9 111 326 13 1,083 9 691 8 664 1 27 1 355 3 37
1935 14O 1,381 126 399 14 982 8 623 7 594 1 29 5 327 1 32
Accidents at highway grade crossings#. ........................... 1936 618 1,948 35 40 583 1,908 4 16 1 13 3 3 579 1,892
1935 587 1,820 29 36 558 1,784 6 21 4 18 2 3 4 552 1,759
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1936 639 414 495 231 144 183 71 91 24 38 47 53 4 72 88
1935 581 339 472 208 109 131 52 54 18 20 34 34 3 2 54 75
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1936 319 2,248 23 258 81 1,990 63 1,439 146 1,263 1 176 3 4 30 1 4 212
1935 306 1,758 24o 293 66 1,465 57 1,027 41 825 3 1 l42 3 230 1 25 5 167
Total ...................................................... 1936 1,735 7,201 883 867 852 6,334 178 3,405 108 3,104 70 301 1 6645 334 668 2,231
1935 1,649 6,180 873 953 776 5,227 152 2,587 1 95 2,346 57 241 8 580 4 27 612 2,033
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1936 1,821 7,723 894 876 927 6,847 222 3,624 150 3,265 72 359 6 881 5 34 694 2,308
1935 1,736 6,701 580 982 856 5,719 190 2,739 118 2,480 72 259 5 820 4 27 654 2,133
1936 1935
Looomotive-miles ...:::: 50:j,
Locomotive-miles........... 507,087, 47,675,125
Motor train-miles .......... 25,216,4 32 03
Total units .............. 532,303,940 483,04,1161
Casualties per million units .............................. 1936 3.42 14.51 1.68 1.65 1.74 12.86 0.42 6.81 0.28 6.13 0.14 0.67 0.01 1.66 0.01 0.06 1.30 4.34
1935 3.59 13.87 1.82 2.03 1.77 i1184 .39 5.67 .24 5.13 .15 54 .02 1.70 .01 .o6 1.35 4.42
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1936 88 5,967 33 120 55 5,847 455,098 66 45 5,032 2 303 8 446
1935 84 4,515 36 133 48 4,382 43 3,748 49 43 3,699 250 5 384
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1936 1,909 13,690 927 1 996 96? 12,694 267 8,722 150 3,331 117 5,391 6 851 7 337 602 2,754
1935 1,820 11,216 916 1,115 904 10,101 233 6,487 118 2,529 115 3,958 8 820 4 277 659 2,517
Increase Percent ................................................. 4.89 22.06 1.20 *O10.67 8.63 25.671 4.59 34.45 27.12 31.71 1.74 36.21 *25.00 7.144 75.00 21.66 6.53 9.42
1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads) 1,037,832,022 935,728,338
Casualties per million man-hours ...................... 1936 0.26 8.4o --
1935 .25 6.93 --
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1 1936 1935
Number of accidents .... 1,674 1,583
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .......... 1936 642 2,00o 35 40 607 1,962 4 20 1 17 3 3 12 603 1,930
1935 630 1,884 29 37 601 1,847 8 23 5 20 3 3 10 593 1,814
8*91 7.O U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 19
* Decrease


MAY, 1936




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