Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...

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Title:
Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...
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v. : ill. ; 28 x 44 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O.
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Frequency:
monthly

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Subjects / Keywords:
Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
-Apr. 1956.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1924.
Issuing Body:
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.
Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.

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University of Florida
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AA00010248:00036

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INTERSTAECMEC OMSIO ttmn o 10

Subject to revision BRA FSAITC UY13



SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED YSEMRIWY O TEMNHO'UY13



Number of Total persons Ttl ______________Psegr rvlr o te
Kind of accident train tepses nnrsasr oa rimn~o ris o ris nnrsasr
accidents_____e es
___________________________________ ______t~le inire ~ ~ re ~ '~I ~ ~ I urolreledu
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Colison............................1936 150 10 75 1 9 75 9 2 9 20 46 9
1935 106 3 19 2 8 1 1
Derailments.................. 1936 370 20 65 7 2 1 3 8 2 0 1 3 4
1935 299 11 112 8 27 3 5 25 1 13 40 3 0
Locomotive..boiler accidents.............1936 1 - -- -
1935- -- -- -
other locomotive accidents..............1936 148
1935 32 -
Miscellaneous.......................1936 84 7 1 8 1 1 4
1935 57 9 16 ~ 1 4
Total.....................1936 653 37 15Z9 8 2 2 5 8 5 7 1. 21
1935 149'. 3 '. 23 19 46 -1
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above............1936 15 a 10 -8 1
19351 15 11 57 __ 1 57 7 1. 3 2- 11 1
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives...........1936 3 32 3 3 2 3 3
1935 21 2 1 2
Coupling or uncoupling air hose................1936 12 1 2 1
1935 2 14 1 4 4
OperatiA, locomotives.....................................1936 95 -4950-050- 91a-014 0 -1936 95
1935 1 62 1 6 2 1 6
Operating hand brakes................... 1936 2 70 2
1935 1 '19 1
Operating switches......................1936 24 1. 24
1935 6 6 6 2
Coming in contact with fixed structures ... 1936 6 17 31. 3 1 2 3 1
1935 7 23 7 1 2 1
Getting on or off cars or locomotives.............1936 34 335J 2 10 2 25 18 11 7 1 9
1935 39 296 34 11 5 17 3 11 2 10 1 14 2 57 0
Accidents at highway grade crossings#............ .936 114 295 3 8 34 8
1935112 227; 0 2 0 2
Struck or run over,, not at public crossings...........1936 210 106 15 7 5 3 6 3 6 5 1 5 1
1935 195 113 15 7 0 3 7 1 6 '. 1 1. 2
Miscellaneous........................19;6 87 51ch 9 11.1n1.4~ 1 9 38 9 6 3 7 3 5
19 5105 39 9 3 98 22 6 18 2 1 61
Total..........................1936 1485 1,535 29 25 18 1,40 32 68 7 61. 15 1. 1 114 2 8 13 30
1193 ftzr 1-406 1,9 1 9 1. 01 2 48 3 1J. 1. 2 2 8










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Number of Total Total Employees on duty
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Tralumen
accidents 0 emlye
Killed Injured Killed Ij___ed_.K_.__ _n Injured Ki l nled o KlI5e I
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
collisionl l i s i o n............... 1936 950 30 440 2 25 440 27 116 26 50 1 36
1935 693 9 259 2 9 7 250 5 52 5 71 U
Derailments......................... 1936 3,005 74 369 21 16 53 373 28 146 25 122 24
1935 2,312 53 376. 1 58 35 318 is 104 15 5 19
Locomotive-boller accidents..1936 9 6 6 7 6 76
1935 5 3 6 3 6 3 6 33
Other locomotive accidents............................1936 381 2 5 2 5 2 4 2 -
1935 314 4 W 4 -4M-
Miscellaneous.......1936 14 33 77 33 77 3 34
1935 02 59 55 1 2 58 .1 2 3 15 15 10
Total. ................1936 4 ,869 li. 913 23 16 122 902 66 0 63 231 3
1935 3,7126 12 733 21 69 103 664 44 224 9 14 1
#At highway grade crossLgs,
classified.above .. .............1936 100 47 71 1 46 71 1 5 1 5 -
1935 95 1 58 127 1 58 126 2 9 1 6 1 3
TRAIN-SERVIZE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncouplig oars or locomotives.1936 12 186 12 156 12 156 11 175 1 8
1935 7 142 7 142 7 14 5 141 2 1
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ..............". 1936 2 a8 2 55 2 85 1 77 1 U
1935 7 65 7 65 7 65 5 53 2 12
Operating locomotives.....................1936 6 638 6 6 3 6 6386 14 2
1935 7 467 7 46"7 767 7 453 14
Operating hand brakes.... 1936 5 390 390 8 390 8 390 -
1935 7 297 7 297 7 294 3
Operatingswitohes...........................................1936 196 196 196 188 8
1935 1 .5 115 107 8
Coming In contact with fixed structures......... 1936 25 112 11 23 14 89 14 8
1935 29 101 18 30 1U 71 31 8 d7
Getting on or off cars or locomotives..........................1936 152 2,034 164 527 15 1,507 10 947 9 907 1 40g
1935 214 1,955 3192 631 22 1,324 13 822 11 782 2 40
Accidents at highway grade orossings#..1936 8621 2,504 47 4471 2,278 7! 24 21 2 3
1935 7952,322 37 758 ,7
Struck or run over, not at public crossings.......6..............196 1 536493
Miscellaneous................................... ........ 1936 490 3,287 9375 439 115 2,8 8 92 1,994 611,708 31 256
1935 492 2,550 3989 2,067 79 571,238 22 189
Total........... 19 6 2,640 10,05 ,462 1 ,412v7 ,646 236 4, 96
1935 2 ,526 s,550 1,45 1,521,061 7,022 20 3,51 13 3,191 71 320
TOTAL--TWN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS.1936 2,785 ,. 10,9761948 1,42 1,300 9,4 302 4,968 203 ,442 99 5
1935 2,650 9,253 1, 486 1,597 1,164 '0,686 245 3,735 19375 8 30
1936 1935
Locomotive-mlles.............711,367 639358,63
Motor train-mlles .6,128,7b 35979oP44
Total uits7............... 77,02,591 675,148,511
Casualties per million units.1.....2......1.............. 3 3.72 .6 1.9 1.91 1.74 12.77 o.40 6.6 0. 5. .
1935 3.9313.75 2 .20 2.37 .72 11.38 .36 5.53 5.0 .13 0.
TOTAL- NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS...............1936 134 ,501 44 169 90 8,332 71.7, 96 71 7,223
31935 123 6,427 46 203 77 6,2296 7 ,33
GRAN TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES.............1936 2,919 19, 477 1,529 1,57130 17,850 373 I18 0 ,3 7 ,4
1935 2,773 15,710 1,532 1,50 1,:241 13,910 312 9,145 193,7 13 5,9
Increase- Per cent04* 5.27 23.98 0..20 *11.28 12.00 25.54 19.55 34.36 27.6731.65 11.11 36.00
1936 1935
Man-hours (Clsass I roads) -1,474,56,015,10,948A
Casalie pe ilo a-or.....................193 ..- -. 0.25 5.3 --

NIU(WAY DE-CROS8ING ACCIDENTS
.... ... .. .. .... .. ..1 9 3 6 1 9 3 5 -.. .. .. .
Number of accidents ..2,210 2,043 ..
*Tetal casalties at highway grade cossng...........1936 909 2,575 48 49 561 2,526 8 30 2 26 6 4
1935 853219, 37 451 s1 2,404 9 33 6 27 3

* Decrease


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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS EM


JULY





)ING WITH JULY 1936


Passengers Travelers not Other
on trains on trains nontrespassers
Killed ..JuIedlilled "nJure. Killed iu'red

1 296 28
137 2 31
1;20 42
5 195 20 Z.
..1 17 60





6 487 50 105
2- 12
14 45 49
35 56 82










2 2


1 80 2,432
4 751 2,250
4 6 99 128
5 2 80 11.0
481 46 19 327
4 364 1 35 10 24.1

12 84 6 3 4 ,5
9 1,477 8 52 981 3,051
12 1,122 6 37 901 2,792




0.01 1.98 0.01 0.07 1.31 ,.o8
.02 1.66 .01 .0:5 1.33 4.14
j 400o 16 613
33.6 10 49
9 1,477 U 45 997 3,664
12 1,122 6 353 911 3,290
*25.0o 31.64 83.33 28.05 9.44 11.37







15 553 2,48
39 80- 7 2,332
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