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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08585 022 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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Statement No. M-400
AUGUST 1936


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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF A



Number of Total persons Total Total EuiloTeel onaduty
Kind of accident train trespassers nontrespasser Total Oher o
accident Killed Injured IKlled. InJured KilledInjured .Kllled d Killed Injured iled In d l

TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions........................................1936 147 4 30 44 30 25 2 20 2 5
1935 100 6 6 5 5 -
Derailments..............1936 350 3 26 4 22 1 11 1 11 -
1935 290 23 36 5 10 18 26 8 18 7 5 1 3
Looomotive-boiler accide...............1936 2 5 1 5 1 5 1 5 1 -
1935 1 1 1 1
Other locomotive accidents..........................1936 57 .. .. .-
1 9 3 5 3 7 .. ..- -
Miscellaneous .................... 1936 69 4 15 15 4 1 -
1935 59 12 7 1 11 7 4
Total........................................1936 625 16 72 41 16 68 10 41 8 33 2 8
1935 497 35 50 6 10 29 o 8 a 2 7 20 1 -
,#At highway grade crossings,
classified above.1936 15 6 17 6 17 1 1 -
1935 .21 b 21 6 22
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives .......1936 2 23 2 23 2 23 2 22 1
1935 1 23 1 23 1 23 1 2
Coupling or uncoupling air hose....................1936 12 12 12 9 3
1935 6 6 6 2
Operating looomotives.1936 1 107 1 107 1 107 i 1o6 1
1935 1 83 1 9 1 83 1 83 -
Operating hand brakes.......................................1936 2- 2 0..5-0
1935 111 4
Operating switches..........................................1936 18 18 18 16 2
1935 4 24 1 2 -
Coming in contact with fixed strutures.......................1936 5 18 3 4 2 11. 2 132 1
1935 7 21 6 7 1 17 1 1 1 -
Getting on or off cars or locomotives............1936 38 3114. 35 99 3 215 1 128 1 122 6
1935 37 322 37 120 202 108 101 21 -
Accidents at highway grade crossings#.........................1936 112 291 6 9 106 282 3 6 1 3 2
1935 109 2o 4 5 105 235 1 3 1 3 -
Struck or run over, not at public crossings...................1936 219 102 182 75 37 .27 1 4 12 2 8 10 21.
1935 212 103 186 75 26 28 16 11 3 6 13 5
Miscellaneous ...........................1936 99 532 812 92 17, 21421o0 13 291 9 27 2. 51
1935 111. 11 97 110 17 341 1 208 9 180 5
Total.1936 178 1,467 308 279 170 1,188 38 660 21 17
1935 12 1,30 330 317 152 987 35 508 17
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS.1936 191 1,539 308 283 186 1,256 2. 701 29 619 19 82
1935 517 I,35 336 327 181 1,027 23 536 21 1.7 19 19
1936 1935
Locomotive-miles...................105,229,o57 93,690,o48i
Motor train-miles ................. 5,507,891 5,4156,0941.
Total units.1l0,O 8 99,116,575
Casualties per million units......................".1936 4.46 13.90 2.78 2.56 1.68 1.i1. 0.3 6.3 0.26 5.59 0.17 0.71 0.0]
1935 5.21 13.66 339 3.30 1.83 10.36 3 5191 .19 .
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS..............1936 16 1,3s 6 26 10 1,358 7 1,178 10 7 1,168
1935 12.1,015 4 .o 8 975 7 855 11 7 8
GR'AND% TOTAL .- AA~VCIDENTS OF TALCASES.............. ..136 50 ,23 321A39 19r_6). 51,89229 2 ,5
1935 529 2,369 310 367 18a9 l2,'002 50o 1,391 21. 198 6 83
Increase Percent ..............,... ... *3.59 23.39 *7.65 *15.80 3.70 30.57 10.00 35.08 20.83 26.31 39.98
..1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads) ........220,490,101 199,712,510
Casualties per million man-hours...........1936 0.25 8.52 -
1 X93]5 .. .- 25 6.96 l -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1936 1935
Number of accidents ........... 273j 214.
...Tot Ii al casualties at highwq grade crossings .... 1936 118 308 6 9 112 29.9 3 7 5 3 2 -
1935 130 221.16 5 126 ,2 1 1 5 1 5 -
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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAMRIWY O H IH ONH NIGWT UUT13



Number or Total. persons TtlTt.Epoeso uyPsegr rvlr o te
Kind or accident train tepses nnrsasr oa rinnOhr o ris o ris nnrsasr
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Killed i ildInue I-h ild rc-lT ue i1T Iui ild r -IT nue
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions .........................1936 1,097 341 2470 2 1.0 3 1. $ 0 11 1 31 2
1935 793 9 26 2 9 7 25 5 87 5 7 11 1$ 2 3
Derailments.....................1936 3358 77 2.5 2 0 5 ~ 2 5 9 13 21 8 2
1935 2,02 76 112 2 68 52 12 25 10 1 2 15- 3 27 6.
Locomotive-boiler accidents..............1936 11 11 $ 1 1 $ 1
1935 6 3 7 3 7 3 7 3 6 1 -
other locomotive accidents..............19-36 44115 2 5 25 2 1. 2 11 1 -
1935 351 11 -11 11 11 -
Miscellaneous....................1936 92i -;792 2 1 1
Total......................1936 5,1941 161 9902503 7 6 31 1 211 1. 6 1.7 5 2
1935 4,213 159 7$3299 12 71. 5 5 6 21. 1 18 30 3 $ 1.
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above.............1936 115 53 $8195 8 1 9 1 9 1 1 6
1935 116 79 13 *019 120 1 1 $ 5 7 $
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives...........1936 11 209C- 11 0 1. 29 1 0
1935 $ 16V 6 6 6
Coupling or uncoupling air hose................1936 2 100-C2 10 2 10 1 6 1 11
1935 7 71 1 7 7 7 2 11
Operating locomotives.....................1936 7 7115 7 715 7 715 7 70 -24
1935 8 550 5 5 3 i
Operating hand brakes.....................1936 10 414. 0 1.10 1 14 0 14
195 8 3415 $ 315 8 315 1.
Operating switches.......................936 2113 21. 21. 21. 1
1935 119 19 19-31
Coming in contact with fixed structures.............1936 30 13J 1.2.1;0 6 9$ 1 6 2
1935 36 125 21'71.$ 1 2 2 8
Getting on or off cars or locomotives..............1936 220 2,318 19 66 2 ,2 1105 1 ,2 16 1. 51 6 6
1935 251 2,277 29 7121,2 3 90 11 $6 2 14 8 5$ 1 5
Accidents at highway grade crossings#..............1936 971 2,.7955c$ 91 277 1 8 1 2 1 ,0
1935 9014.2,562 '. 196 ,1 7 6 21. 2 3 2. 85,18
Struck or run over, not at public crossings........ .....1936 1,272 7251017-.19 25 26 9 2 3 5 6 7 1 2 1.
1935 1,180 69 1,0 111 174 221 79 9 25 4 54 51- 5 3 90 lt
Miscellaneous........................1936 589 3,8193 .7 51 12 328 15225 7 ,15 3 10 ~ i 1. 5 9
Ttl1935 603,0 11.9 593, 115g10"31,3 6 118 27 27 51 4 8
1935 3,008 9,854175 185123 809 26409 1173688!6 3100 6 4 5 ,4
TQTAL--.TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS............1936 3,279 12,515173 17111.6 1,01 5 ,6 3 ,6 1 0 0163 8 5 ,1 ,3
193 3,16 1063 1,82 1,92 1,3I 8,71 28K,7-8',62 15 2.9 1 ,00 6 4 ,3 ,9




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