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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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Washington, D.C
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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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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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



Number of Ttlpers Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total Bsons trespassers nontreepassere T l Other on trains on trains nontrespassere
accidents T__otal Trainmen e oyees
____________________________ ______ Killed InJured. Kied j killed Injured Killed Inj Inuredl Killed Injure Killed Injured Kille Inured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................... 1936 19o0 36 36 114 12 2 13 9
1935 119 1 19 1 19 1 13 1 12 1 6 -
Derailments .......................................... 1936 431 12 81 2 6 10 75 3 17 3 15 2 1 47 6 11
1935 360 5 32 1 3 4 29 10 3 7 12 4 7
Looomotive-boiler accidents .......................... 1936 -
1935 .. .. ..- -
Other locomotive accidents ........................... 1936 40 .. -
1935 41 -
Misaellaneous ........................................ 1936 84 6 16 6 16 9 5 6 7
1935 88 7 11l 7 117 6 3 3 --- 7 5
Total ........................................... 1936 745 18 133 2 6 16 127 3 40 3 31 9 1 60 12 27
1935 608 13 62 1 3 12 59 1 29 1 18 11 18 11 12
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ........................ 1936 23 12 13 12 13 1 1 1 1 11 11
1935 20 8 28 8 2838 7 7 9 8 12
TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ..................... 1936 2 22 2 22 2 22 1 22 1 --
1935 3 34 3 34 3 34 2 33 1 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................ 1936 3 21 3 21 3 21 1 16 2 5 -
1935 12 12 12 10 2 -
Operating locomotives .......................................... 1936 1 95 1 95 1 95 1 87 8 -
1935 79 79 79 77 2 -
Operating hand brakes .......................................... 1936 66 66 66 65 1 -
1935 57 57 57 57 -
Operating switches ............................................. 1936 25 25 25 23 2 -
1935 11 11 1111 -.1
Coming in contact with fixed structures ........................ 1936 4 14 2 2 2 12 2 12 2 12 -
1935 4 13 3 2 1 11 1 11 1 11 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives .......................... 1936 31 270 26 54 5 216 3 144 3 140 4 2 64 -8
1935 24 257 23 65 1 192 1 127 117 10 59 6
Accidents at highway grade crossings# .......................... 13936 166 475 15 11 151 464 7 6 1 1457
1935 151 453 4 10 147 443 1 8 1 8 IZ6 435
Struck or run over, not at public crossings .................... 1936 164 91 142 56 22 35 11 17 2 14 9 3 1 2 l0o 16
1935 174 86 130 50 44 36 18 15 5 8 13 7 3 26 18
Miscellaneous .................................................. 1936 68 503 53 50 15 453 13 329 9 289 4 40 1 57 1 5 62
1935 64 440 50 73 14 367 12 254 11 224 1 30 1 63 2 1 48
Total ..................................................... 1936 439 1,582 238 173 201 1,09 35 738 19 674 16 64 3 121 2 7 161 543
1935 4 20 l,,a 210 200 210 1,242 36 608 21 556 15 52 1 122 -|5 173 507
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ....................... 1936 457 1,715 240 179 217 1,536 38 778 22 70 16 73 4 181 2 7 173 570
96 19 1935 433 1,504 211 203 222 1,301 37 637 22 574 15 63 1 lo0 5 181 519
1936 1935
Locomotive-miles ................... 113,781,595 101,865,170
Motor train-miles ................ 5,418,772 5,336,098
Total units ...................... 119,200,367 107,201,268
Casualties per million units ............................ 1936 3.83 14.39 2.01 1.50 1.82 12.89 0.319 6.53 0.185 5.91 0.134 0.612 ) 1.52 () O.0o87 1.45 4.78
1935 4.08 14.03 1.97 1.89 2.07 1 2.1 .35 5.94 .205 5.35 01 620 .588 ( 1.31 2 4
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .............. 1936 20 1,372 8 24 12 1,34 I10O 1,197 18 10i 1,179 74 2 77
1935 26 1,083 6 2 4 20 1,059 14 926 10 14 916 1 58 5 75
GRANID TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL OLASSES .........................1936 477 3,087 248 203 229 2,28814 4 1,9175 22 723 26 1,252 14 1811 2 81 175 647
1935 459 2,587 217 227 242 2,360 51 1,563 22 584 29 979 1 1140 1 1 63 189 5494
Increase Percent ........................................ 3.92 19.33 14.29 *10.57 *5.37 22.20 *5.88 26.36 23.80 *10.34 27.89 (4) 29.29 C() 28.57 *7.41 8.92
1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads) ..... 234,312,784 207,535,894
Casualties per million man-hours ..................... 1936 0.205 8.43 -
1935 M I:
.. ..1935 ..246 7.53 ....----2 7___5
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1936 1935
Number of aooidents ........... 1443 1396
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .... 1936 178 4988 1 11 163 477 1 8 1 7 1 1 162 468
1935 159 4981 4 10 155 471 1 15 1 8 7 9 154 4147
SRate not computed because of small number involved.
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Statement No. M-400
OCTOBER 1936







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OCTOBER 1936


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE TEN MONTHS ENDING WITH OCTOBER 1936


Number of T Total Total Employees on duty Pamsengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons treepassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen O er on trains on trains antreepaessers
accidents __ _tanjrraiilen emnjoielrl ur.d
l________ ed InJured Killed InJured Killed InJured Killed Injured Killed Injured llure d injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed_ Inured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................... 1936 1,144.1 42 541 2 40 541 39 168 34 123 5 45 1 324 9
1935 1.018 11 301 2 9 9 292 7 115 7 102 13 144 2 33
Derailments ............................................ 1936 4,119 101 556 29 2 9 72 527 35 188 34 160 1 28 6 275 31 6
1935 3,227 99 178 30 81 9.397 32 140 30 107 2 33 169 3 37 85
Looomotive-boiler aoclidents ............................ 1936 12 11 8 11 8 11 8 10 1 1 .-
1935 6 3 7 3 7 3 7 3 6 1 ..
Other locomotive accidents ............................. 1936 59 2 2 2 14 2 1 1 -
1935.... .. 4 -I 4 .--. .
Miso.ellan.eous .......................................... 1936 75 45 1 145 115 3 50 2 25 1 25 7 7142
195 64 91 1185 2 31 89 115 18 39 3 22 1 7- 7-- 7
Total ............................................. 1936 6,64 201 1,225 31 29 170 1,196 90 k418 82 319 8 9O7607 7
1935 5,312 2o4 98o 34 93 170 815 60 305 43 211 177 30 3 110 1
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above.......................... 1936 153 68 107 1 67 107 2 11 2 11 77
1935 159 110 190 1 21lo9 1i 5 22 3 8 a 2 14 4- 1 121
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ..................... 1936 17 259 -- 17 259 17 259 15 250 2 9 : :
1935 13 217 13 217 13 217 10 212 3 5 ... .
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1936 7 132 7 132 7 132 2 112 5 20 -
1935 9 90 g- 9 90 9 90 5 73 ..17.
Operating locomotives ............................................. 1936 8 924 8 921 8 92 8 889 35 4 : :
1935 9 693 -9 693 9 693 9 676 17 ... .
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1936 12 52 12 552 12 52 12 551 1 .
1935 9 9 9 9 41 3
..... 196 2 V P45
Operating switches .............................................. 1936 1
1935 2.141... ...1- -133
Coming in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1936 5 5 164 17 0 18 13 181a18 126 3 35 2
1935 5 155 30 143 15 12 15 10 15 105 1 5 -- 1
Getting on or off cars or looomotives ........................... 1936 273 2,915 2145 7514 28 2 161 1, 361 11 1,3014 1 7 717 6 83
1935 310 2,800 282 917 28 1,883 16 1,155 114 1,093 2 62 9 655- 3 73
Accidents at highway grade orosslngs#. ..........................1936 1 51 63,076 1,176 3,562 11 1; 1 0 1653,1:524
195 116 336 19 681,127 3,308 9 38 7 314 2 14 4 -1183,26
Struck or run over, not at public corossings.. ...................1936 1,636 907 1,3i5 57 277 334 11 1537 72 77 7 5 8 158 75
1935 1,555 8 17 3 6 5214239 293 103 1214 32 5 71 6199 5 9 131 160
Misoellaneous .................................................. 1936 71 4,818 569 651 162 4,167 129 2,902 8 2,68 40 434 2 699 5 61 126 505
7035 750 36 1 16 7453 164 3;l20 Ill 2,130 a81 1,837 30 29357 582 16 44 15 364
Total ..................................................... 1936 3,969 14,76 2,2614 2,09 1,705 12,184 1 6,705 196 6,0 1,120 6 54
1935 3,876 12,808 2,293 2,29; 1,:53 10,3 2914 5,1 182 14,670 2 A 1,o246 6 53 1,6 7 3,:
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS.................... ......1936 4,17015,801 2,295 2,122 1,875 13,67 1 421 7,123 2786365 3 816 2,027 10 69 1,428 4,460
196.66,65 113 V12 161,566 6 56 1,377 1,5
1935 1,080 13,516 2,327 2,390 1,753 1R,12 354 5,1453 225 14,911 129 _16 1,54_ 6_1,377__,051
1936 1935
Locomotlve-miles .......... 1,035,633,728 927,767,662
Motor train-miles ......... 52,317,100 51,599,167
Total units ............. 1,087,950,828 979,366,829
Casualties per million units .....o......................... 1936 8 1 52 2.11 1.95 72 12.57 0.387 6,55 0.256 5.85 0.131 0.697 0.0147 1.86 0.0019 0061 31 14.10
1935 4.17 13.80 2.38 2. 1.79 11.36 .361 5.57 .230 5.01 .132 .553 .0163 1.6o .00613 .0572 11 14.1-
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ...............1936 189 12,592 63 246 126 12,346 10010,854 1 141 99 10,713: 3 5o 23 912
1935 175 9, 79 59 301 117 9,178 994 7,995 1 106 93 7,889 1 45 22 728
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS 0F ALL CLASSES ..........................1936 ,359 28,39352,358 2,2368 ,001 26025 21 17,977 279 6,5o06 242 11, 4713 162,027 13 1 91,4511 5,9372
1935 14,255 22,995 12,385 2,691 1,870 20,3014 14413,14 226 5,017 222 8,1431 16 1,566 7 511, 1,399 4,779
Increase Per cent .......................................... ..2.44 23.47 1.13 *12.00 7.01 28.18 16.29 33.68 23.45 29.68 9.01 36.06 29.44 85.71 27.01 3.72 12.41
1 1936 1935
Man-hours (Class I roads) 2,14,809,8,885 1,919,778,505
Casualties per million man-hours ...................... 1936 0.242 8.37 -
1935 .233 7.00 -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1936 1935
Number of accidents ..... 3,246 2,996
#Total casualties at highway grade croassings .......... 1936 1,318 3,754 75 85 1,21 3,669 13 44 3 40 10 8 20 1,230 3:,601
1935 1,28613,56 50 701,236 3, 60 1 4 42 1 18 9 1,222 3 387
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