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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08850 7032 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

U.S DEPOSITORBUREAU OF STATISTICS
U.S. DEPOtTOftY _____


Statement No. M-400

OCTOBER 1939


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1939

Number of tal peron Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers iot Other
Kind of accident train ona pe trespassers nontreepassers To Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents ___Tot__al Trainmen employees _____
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................ 1939 214 3 82 1 3 81 1 31 1 19 12 2 43 7
1938 ill 1 17 1 17 1 7 1 7 8 2
Derailments ........................................... 1939 340 11 34 1 3 10 31 2 14 2 13 1 11 8 6
1938 307 4 28 1 6 3 22 l 6 l 5 1 10- 2 6
Looomotlve-boiler accidents .......................... 1939 1 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 -
1938 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 -
Other locomotive accidents ............................ 1939 44 -
1938 47 -.
Miscellaneous ........................................ 1939 95 8 4 8 4 1 1 7 4
1938 66 18 7 18 7 3 1 3 1 15 6
Total ........................................... 1939 694 23 123 1 4 22 119 5 48 '4 35 1 13 2 4 15 1
1938 532 26 53 1 6 25 47 8 15 8 14 1 18 17 1
#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................... 1939 22 13 9 13 9 13 9
1938 22 18 i 11 18 d 11 3 1 3 1 15 10
TRAIN-SERVICOE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or looomotlves ......................1939 35 35 35 351 -
1938 1 24 1 24 1 24 1 23 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1939 6 6 6 4 2 -
1938 1 9 1 9 1 9 8 1 1 -
Operating locomotives .......................................... 1939 1 60 1 60 1 60 1 60 -
1938 61 61 61 59 2 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................ 1939 54 4 4 -
1938 2 92 9 2 9 2 9 2 49 :
Operating switches ............................................. 1939 12 12 12 12- -
1938 20 20 20 20 -
Coming in oontaot with fixed structures ......................... 1939 3 15 2 5 1 10 1 10 1 9 1 -
1938 2 11 2 1 10 8 8 2.
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ........................... 1939 27 294 22 62 5 232 3 153 3 145 8 2 70 9
1938 23 255 21 74 181 2 110 2 103 7 66 5
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1939 124 378 3 3 121 375 2 5 1 5 1 119 3O0
1938 132 364 4 1 128 363 2 2 1 1 1 1 126 1
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1939 132 72 107 41 25 31 10 l14 4 4 6 10 -- 15 17
1938 146 60 125 36 21 24 6 15 4 8 2 7 2 13 9
Miscellaneous ................................................... 1939 94 438 77 49 17 389 16 264 12 232 4 32 65 9 1 51
1938 79 363 65 50 1 14 313 10 188 7 159 3 29 67 1 3 4 55
Total ...................................................... 1939 381 1,364 211 16o0 170 1,204 3 613- 22 Z60 11 53 2 135 9 13 5 447
1938 386 1,216 217 162 169 1.054 2 486 17 4538 7 48 _- 1333 2 3 143 432
TOTAL--BRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................1939 4o04 1,487 212 .164 192 1,323 38 661 26 595 12 66 4 189 9 150 464
1938 412 1,269 218 168 194 1,101 32 501 25 4752 7 '49 151 2 3 10 1446
1939 1938
Locomotive-miles ......... 111,003,917 100,902,234
Motor train-miles ........ 4,904,321 4,932,953
Total units ............... 115,908,238 105,835,187
Casualties per million units .............................. 1939 3.49 12.83 1.83 1.4l 1.66 11.4 0.328 5.70 0.224 5.13 0.1035 0.569 1.63 0.0776 1.29 4.00
1938 3.89 11.99 2.06 1.59 1.83 10.40 .302 4.73 .236 4.27 .0661 .463 0 1.43 ) .0283 1.51 4.21
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1939 15 1,127 2 23 13 1,104 10 947 14 10 933 1 69 2 88
1938 14l 1,067 2 23 12 1,044. 9 917 10 9 907 52 3 75
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLA8SES .......................... 1939 41 2,614 214 187 205 2,427 48 1,608 26 609 22 999 4 189 1 78 152 552
1938 42 2,336 220 191 20 2,145 41 1,418 25 462 16 956 151 2 55 153 521
Increase. Percent ............................................ 1.64 11.90 *2.73 *2.09 *0.485 13.15 17.07 13. 0 '4.00 31.82 37.50 4.50 25.17 -50.00' 41.82 '6.75 5.95
1939 1938
Man-hours (Class I roads). 224,065,756 202,434,242
Casualties per million man-hours ......................... 1939 0.214 7.18 -
H A D O A D1938 -.-- .203 7.00-oo -
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1939 1938
Number of accidents ...... 357 329
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1939 137 87 3 14 34 1 37
1938 150 3 75 31748 4 1-6 l-1 2 3 79
,a 37 21 112 379

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OCTOBER 1939


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE TEN MONTHS ENDING WITH OCTOBER 1939

Number of Total Total Employees on duty------ Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on train@ on trains nontrepassers
accidents I emp oyees
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ............................................1 939 1,22 19 490 2 8 17 1482 14 126 13 100 1 26 3 312 1 44
1939 9614 37 339 2 2 35 337 20 114 20 214 9 1714 6 649
1938 2,762 111 9 33 102 383 120 112 14 3 194 -- 163
erLocomotive-boiler accidents....... ................................ 1939 5 -5 3 14 3 14 3 11 -1 3 -
ooote-bole odnt ........................... 99 l4 104 2 5 12 5 12 5 1 114 1 -
Other loomotive aooidents. ............................ 1939 427 2 2 1 1 -- ~--
1938 03 3 3 3 3 -
Miscellaneous......................................... 1939 649 67 92 4. 1 63 91 7 40 14 3 26 1 15 55 36
i ellaneou 193 55 83 99 3 83 96 6 26 5 17 1 9 -10 77 60
Total ............................................ 1939 4,922 185 1,151 9 25 176 1,126 82 341 6 252 17 89 13 640 81 l4
1938 ,97 245 867 13 1.3. 22 824 78 278 7 226 6 38 52 378 7- 12 170
#At highway grade crossings,12 7 268 5
o..lassifiedabov.......................... 19 39 1 8 108 2 2 82 106 7 7 7 6 1 36 75 63
1938 1111 95 114 95 113 10 16 9 13- 1 3 85 82
TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives ...................... 1939 8 231 8 231 8 231 8 223 8 .. -
1938 4 205 4 205 4 205 1 200 5 .. .
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1939 5 106 5 106 5 106 2 88 1 8 --
1938 5 87 5 87 5 87 1 76 4 11 -
Operating locomotives .. ........................................... 1939 6 649 6143 6 -
1938 .630. 2 630 2 63 61 2 20
Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1939 2 49 2 494 2 494 2 491 3
1938 9 46 9 146o 9 60 9 145- 2 .
Operating switches .............................................. 1939 13 13 133 129 ~- -
1938 162 162 162 157 5 .
Coling in contact with fixed structures ......................... 1939 33 147 22 8 11 109 11 105 11 102 3 1 -
193831 143 15 6 102 15 97 15 91 61 1
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ...........................1939 225 2,620 199 634 26 1,986 20 ,13'i9 19 1,095 1 44 5 769 _- 1 78
1938 238 2,669 208 758 30 1,911 20 1,085 19 1,028 1 57 7 739 3 87
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ........................... 1939 1,013 2,912 29 58 984 2,854 9 35 3 29 6 6 3 2 975 2,814
1938 1,O64 2,938 33 39 1,031 2,899 7 33 2 25 5 a8 1 1,024 2,865
Struck or run over, not at public crossings........................ 1939 1,329 692113 435 195 27 79 124 33 57 46 67 3 3 113 130
1938 1,315 668 1,128 439 187 229 73 87 29 44 33 7 111 134
Misoellaneous................................................... 1939 686 3,760 577 533 109 3,227 89 2,183 58 1,818 31 365 631 4 1 11 362
193. 667 3,797 558 550 109 3:,247 89 2,027 72 1,653 17 374 779 2 5 12 396
Total .......................................................1939 3,3o6 11,744 1,961 1,698 1,35 10,16 228 5,199 141? ,675 87 521 10 1,14 7 56 ,l1o 3,387
1939 3,335 11,759 1,942 1,827 1,393 9,932 224 ,873 151 4,37 73 526 13 1,521 5 52 1,151 3,486
TOTAL--TAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1939 3, 491 12,895 1,970 1,723 1,521 11,172 310 5,540 206 4,927 104 613 23 2,04 7 56 1,181 332
1938 3,580 12,626 1,955 1,870 1,625 10,756 302 5,147 223 4,573 79 57 65 1,899 5 52 1,253 3,658
1939 1938
Loooaotive-Lmiles ......... 971,262,458 924,158,591
Motor traln-lmiles ........ 4,020,412 49,788,327
Total units .............. 1,022,282,870 973,946,91g
Casualties per million units .............................. 1939 3.41 12.61 1.93 1.69 1.49 10.9 0.303 5.42 0.202 4.82 0.1017 0.600 4 2.00 0.:0548 1.16 3.46
1938 3.68 12.96 2.01 1.92 31.67 11.4 .310 5.28 .229 4.70 .0811 .589 1-950534 1.29 3.76
TOTAL NONTAIN (INOLDINGO INDUSTRIuAL) ACCIDENTS ............... 1939 173 9,989 51 307 122 9,682 102 8,297 1 131 101 8,166 2 615 18 770
1938 172 9,672 59 280 113 9,392 97 8,072 2 116 95 7,956 3 553 13 767
GAND TOTAL- ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ............................ 1939 3,664 22,884 2,021 2,030 1,643 20,854 412 13,837 207 5058 205 8,779 23 2,044 9 671 1,199 4,302
1938 3,752 22,298 2,014 2,150 1,738 20,148 399 13,219 225 4,689 174 8,530 65 1,899 8 605 1,266 4,125
Increase Percent ............................................... 2.35 2.63 0.348 -5.58 *5.47 3.50 3.26 4.68 *8.00 7.87 17.82 2.92 164.62 7.61 12.50 10.91 *5.29 *2.78
1939 1938
Man-hours (Class I roads). 1,996,812,989 1,870,472,235
Casualties per million man-hours ......................... 1939 0.206 6.93 -
1938 .213 7.07 1
HIGHWAY GRADE-CFOSSING ACCIDENTS
1939 1938
Number of accidents ...... 2,631 2,669
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1939 1,097 3,020 31 60 1,066 2,960 16 42 10 35 6 7 2 1,050 2,877
*Total__ c sar .1938 1,159 3,081 33 39 1,126 3,042 17 49 11 38 6 11 1,109 2,947


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