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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08850 7008 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400

NOVEMBER 1938


UNIV. OF FL LIB.
U CUMENT DSrQ9




U.A. DIITOR,


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1938


Number of Tot persons Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of aooldent train a peons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Otlher on trains on train@ nontrespassers
aooidents O n Total Trainmen employees
Killed InjKill Killed Injured KiInju Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS


Collisions ........................................... 1938
1937
Derailments ........................................... 1938
1937
Locomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1938
1937
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1938
1937
Miscellaneous ......................................... 1938
1937
Total ............................................ 1938
1937
*At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................... 1938
1937


TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 1938
1937
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................ 1938
1937
Operating looomotlves ........................................... 1938
1937
Operating hand brakes ............................................. 1938
1937
Operating switches ............................................... 1938
1937
Coming in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1938
1937
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ........................... 1938
1937
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1938
1937
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1938
1937
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1938
1937
Total ...................................................... 1938
1937


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22 243 15 32 7 211 7 141 6 135 1 6 65 5
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155 512 5 11 150 501 8 5 3 150 1493
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TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1938 312 1,1402 135 126 177 1,276 25 567 16 518 9 49 1 194 1 5 150 510
1937 377 1,587 1147 128 230 1,1459 43 631 34 583 9 48 3 250 5 184 573
1938 1937
Looomotive-miles ......... 94,913,186 100,778,530
Motor train-miles ........ 4,870,44.8 5.,072,632
Total units .............. 99.783,634 105,851,162
Casualties per million units .............................. 1938 3.13 14.05 1.35 1.26 1.77 12.79 0.251 5.68 0.160 5.19 0.0902 0.491 () 1.94 () 0.0501 1.50 5.11
1937 3.56 14.99 1.39 1.21 2.17 13.78 .406 5.96 .321 5.51 .0850 .53 2.3619 ( .O72 1.74 5-41
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1938 20 1,0015 4 32 16 983 16 87 5 12 16 833 53 85
1937 11 1,066 2 26 9 1,040 7 916 _15 7 901 1 59 1 65
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..........................19398 332 2,417 139 158 193 2,259 141 1,412 16 530 2 9882 1 194 1 8 1 2 95
1937 388 2,653 149 154 239 2,499 50 1,547 34 598 1 949 3 250 1 4 195 38
Decrease Percent .............................................. 114.143 8.90 6.71 2.60 19.25 9.60 18.00 8.73 52.914 11.37 *56.25 7.06 (6) 22.40 (4) 9.38 18.92 6.74
1938 1937
Man-hours (Class I roads). 191,423,298 207,506,308
Casualties per Billion man-hours .......................1. 1938 o.2114 7.38 -
1937 -- .246 7..46 -- -- -
HIGHWAy GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
19368 1937
Number of accidents ...... 381 433
#Total oasualtlee at highway grade crossings ........ 1938 136 4514 2 5 134 449 1 5 1 I33
1937 167 528 7 12 160 516__ 1 12 1 8 14 19
SRate not computed because of small number involved.
* Increase.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


NOVEMBER 1938


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE ELEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH NOVEMBER 1938


Number of Total Total Employees on duty Ote Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
aooidents emplo yees
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................ 1938 1,104 40 4ol 2 2 38 399 22 131 22 107 24 9 216 7 52
1937 1,764 .49 511 3 3 6 508 40 212 37 176 3 36 1 214 5 82
Derailments ........................................... 1938 3,013 114 443 10 37 104 4o6 41 138 124 4 14 43 195 20 73
1937 4,591 108 611 30 38 78 573 46 206 44 161 2 45 2 262 30 105
Locomotive-boiler accidents........................... 1938 14 14 10 2 5 12 5 12 5 11 4 1 1 -
1737 17 6 7 6 7 6 7 6 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1938 452 3 3 3 3 -
1937 571 10 10 9 9 1 -
Miscellaneous ......................................... 1938 627 93 119 3 93 116 6 29 5 19 1 10 23 87 64
1937 853 111 117 2 7 109 110 18 29 3 20 15 9 10 91 71
Total ............................................ 1938 5,210 261 976 14 47 247 929 81 46 75 257 6 49 52 434 114 189
1937 7,796 275 1,255 35 48 240 1,207 ill 62 91 372 20 90 3 487 126 258
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above.......................... 1938 158 105 154 -1 105 154 10 16 9 1 1 3 4 95 93
1937 203 107 128 2 5 105 123 6 20 6 '6 14 99 89
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or looomotlves ...................... 1938 5 218 5 218 5 218 5 212 6 -
1937 21 346 21 346 21 346 21 335 11 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1938 6 103 6 103 6 103 2 90 4 13 -
1937 6 156 6 156 6 156 3 126 3 30 -
Operating locomotives ........................................... 1938 2 701 2 701 2 701 679 2 22 -
1937 5 1,014 5 1,O04 5 1,Ol4 5 991 23 ...
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1938 10 498 10 498 10 498 10 496 2 -
1937 13 7o4 13 7o4 13 7o4 12 698 1 6 .. .
Operating switches .............................................. 1938 177 177 177 46 6 -
1937 253 253 253 7 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1938 34 161 17 42 17 119 16 114 16 108 6 1 1 4
1937 28 242 13 49 15 193 14 184 14 178 6 1 9
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ...........................19398 255 2,923 222 800 33 2,123 22 1,219 20 1,156 2 63 8 811 3 93
1937 309 3,432 259 709 50 2,723 38 1,757 34 1,686 4 71 8 847 4 119
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1938 1,190 535 44 1,15 ,337 8 38 2 0 6 8 1 1,147 ,3,298
1937 1,579 53 93 13 59 4 11 8 1,513 4,322
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1938 1,416 736 1,208 476 208 260 79 100 31 55 48 4 1 4 9 125 150
1937 1,692 1,020 1,388 590 304 430 109 156 43 82 66 74 8 14 187 260
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1938 713 14 3.24 24 587 119 3,567 98 2,240 78 1,837 20 403 6 845 2 48 13 434
1937 821 5,567 43 668 178 4,899 145 3,329 111 2,735 34 594 4 942 59 29 569
Total ...................................................... 1938 3631 13,052 2,076 1,949 1,555 11,103 246 5,408 164 4,834 82 574 14 1,659 6 57 1,289 3,979
1937 4,:474 17,216 2,356 2,109 2,118 15,107 364 7,958 247 7,125 117 833 12 1,797 8 73 1,734 5,279
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1938 3,892 14,028 2,090 1,996 1,802 12,032 327 5,714 239 5,091 88 623 66 2,093 6 57 1,403 4,168
1937 4,749 18,471 2,391 2,157 2,358 16,314 475 8,420 338 7,497 137 923 15 2,284 8 73 1,86o 5,537
1938 1937
Locomotive-miles ........... 1,019,071,777 1,205,859,176
Motor traln-miles ........ 54,658,775 56,471,524
Total units .............. 1,073,730,552 1,262,330,700
Casualties per million units .............................. 1938 3.62 13.06 1.95 1.86 1.68 11.21 0.305 5.32 0.223 4.74 0.0820 0.580 (0) 1.95 (0) 0.0531 1.31 3.88
1937 3.76 14.63 1.89 1.71 1.87 12.92 .376 6.67 .268 5.94 .1085 .731 (0) 1.81 (0) .0578 1.47 4.39
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1938 192 10,687 63 312 129 10,375 113 8,917 2 128 111 8,789 3 606 13 852
1937 219 15,441 53 321 166 15,120 139 13,541 1 141 138 13:400 622 23 957
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1938 4,084 24,715 2,153 2,308 1,931 22,407 440 14,631 241 5,219 199 9,412 66 2,093 9 663 1,416 5,020
1937 4,968 33,912 2,444 2,478 2,524 31,434 614 21,961 339 7,638 275 14,323 15 2,284 12 695 1,883 6,494
Decrease Percent .............................................. ... 17.79 27.12 11.91 6.86 23.49 28.72 28.34 33.38 28.91 31.67 27.64 34.29 (0) 8.36 25.00 4.60 24.80 22.70
1938 1937
Man-hours (Class I roads). 2,061,895,533 2,514,871,285
Casualties per million man-hours ......................... 1938 0.213 7.10 -
1937 .245 8.73- -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1938 1937
Number of aooidents ...... 3,050 4,018
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1938 1: 5 3,535 35 449 1,260 31 491 18 54 11 432 7 11 46 1, 2142 ,491
1937 1,69 14 ,610 55 98 1,631 1512 19 79 10 62 9 17 22 1,612 11
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1939-0-77068
SRate not computed because of small number involved.




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