Summary of accidents reported by all line-haul switching and terminal railroad companies for the month of ...

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Title:
Summary of accidents reported by all line-haul switching and terminal railroad companies for the month of ...
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v. : ill. ; 28 x 41 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service
United States -- Federal Railroad Administration
Publisher:
Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C

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Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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statistics   ( marcgt )
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Notes

Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
May 1956-Dec. 1974.
Issuing Body:
Issued May 1956-Dec. 1964 issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics; Jan. 1965-Oct. 1966 issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service; Nov. 1966-Dec. 1974 issued by the Dept. of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration.
General Note:
Title varies slightly.
General Note:
Title from caption.

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 02560826
lccn - sf 90093253
issn - 0565-5307
ocm02560826
Classification:
lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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AA00016163:00006

Related Items

Preceded by:
Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...
Succeeded by:
Summary of accidents/incidents reported by all line-haul and switching and terminal railroad companies

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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD COMPANIES

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1957'


Kind of accident


Total accidents
Total Resulting in
number casualties
to persons


- Total persons


Total
trespassers


Total
nontrespassers


Employees on duty


Total


Trainmen


Other
employees


Passengers
on trains


____ ____ ___ r + + 4 t 4 $
Injured Killed I Injured I Killedi Injuredi Killedi Injured Killed I Injured


Killed IInjured IKilled IInjured IKilled IInjured IKilled


Other
nontrespassers


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TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ..................................... ..... 112 8 4 14 4 14 4 11 4 11 2 1

Derailments ......................................... 258 15 8 17 8 17 1 12 11 1 1 7 5

Other train accidents ............................... ... 17 17 12 13 12 13 3 1 2 3 12 7

Total J/ ....................................... 387 40 24 44 24 44 5 26 4 23 1 3 5 19 13

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ....................... 27 24 19 17 19 17 4 4 2 19 11

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ................................................. 1 35 1 35 1 35 1 34 1

Operating locomotives and rail motor oars .................................. .. 10 10 10 9 1 -

Operating hand brakes ...................................................... 35 35 35 34 1 -

Operating switches ......................................................... 28 28 27 27 1

Persons on moving locomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed structures ........................................................ 1 12 1 12 1 12 1 11 1 -

Getting on or off locomotives or oars ....................................... 3 317 1 11 2 306 1 231 1 224 7 1 67 8

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# ................................ 123 446 4 3 119 443 7 7 8 119 428

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings ............................................ 43 47 32 8 11 39 8 15 4 7 4 8 3 24

Miscellaneous causes ....................................................... 11 455 6 8 5 447 5 346 2 305 3 41 47 54

Total / .............................................................. 182 1,385 43 30 139 1,355 16 718 9 658 7 60 1 122 122 515

TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................................... .206 1,429 43 30 163 1,399 21 744 13 681 8 63 1 127 141 528
Locomotive-miles ............................ 97,369,326
Motor train-miles .......................... 3,331,573
Total units ..............................- 100,700,899
Casualties per million units ........................................... 2.05 14.19 -- 0.21 7.39 0.13 6.76 0.08 0.63 -

TOTAL -NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS .......................................... ........ .- 467 -- 467 430 -17 413 37

GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSFS ...................................... 206 1,896 43 30 163 1,866 21 1,174 13 698 8 476 1 127 141 565
Man-hours (Class I roads) ..................... 187,784,821
Casualties per million man-hours 2/ ................................. 0.11 6.00 ~ ~ -~
RIGHWAX GRADE-oSOSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents .............................. 430. .L142 41 3811
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .................. 142 463 4 3 138 460 11 1 10 138 439


%_ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:

Negligence of employees .....................................
Defects in or failures of equipment .........................
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures .....
Miscellaneous...........................................
Total ..............................................


Train
accidents


Train-service
accidents


Number Killed Inured Number Killed InJured
115 13 143 20 138
147 1 3 54 59
58 6 33 33
67 19 22 1,123 162 1.155
387 2 44 1,353 1922 1,35


Based on accidents and man-hours of Class I railroads, including switching
and terminal companies.
The revised Rules Governing the Monthly Reports of Railroad Accidents, which
became effective January 1, 1957, affected the comparability of the
current statistics with those for prior periods, therefore comparative
figures are not available.


Statement No. M-400
JANUARY 1957


Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


Killed Injured


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