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

MISSING IMAGE

Material Information

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

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
serial   ( sobekcm )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
statistics   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

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.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
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
System ID:
AA00016163:00007

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

Full Text

/ e f 9/


e UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

subject to r 1IIIIIIIll llIMI I ||ffllllll INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08850 095 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


/

Statement No. M-400
FEBRUARY 1957


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

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1957


Kind of accident


TBAIN ACCOOIDENTS
Collisions .........................................

Derailments .........................................

Other train aooldents ................................

Total / .......................................

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .........................


Total accidents

Total Resulting in
number casualties
to persons


Total persons


Total
treepassers


Total
nontrespassers


Total


Eployees on duty


Trainmen


Other
employees


Passengers
on trains


noni

1ille


i I--- 1 ile 4nuea..l~ In C. a.jured Kiledlnjrd SCl S4lle4d Inured i K13..L4.1InjdurOtL 1&Killed 1 Injured !Killed I jUnCureft


JUL 26 1957
Other
trespassers

5E TIn.lrmed


324 43 12 108 2 12 106 1 45 1 28 17 38 11 23


22 22 11 26 2 11 24 2 2 11 22


_________________________________________ --_____ -r t t i- t -4- t 1 1 4


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

Operating locomotives and rail motor oars ................................

Operating hand brakes .....................................................

Operating switches ........................................................

Persons on moving locomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed structures ........................................................

Getting on or off locomotives or cares ......................................

Aooidents at public rail-highway orossinge# ................................

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings ...........................................

Miscellaneous causes ....................................................

Total I/................................................................


________ _______ 4 4 .- 4 -4- -4- -4 4-4 4


1,039


1,013


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................................... 172 1,147 51 28 121 1,119 10 624 8 546 2 78 1 132 .10 363


Looomotive-miles .............................. 88,284,166
Motor train-miles ............................. 2,955,035
Total units ................................. 91,239,201

Casualties per million units ........................................ 1.89 12.57 i 0. 1 6.84 0.09 5.98 0.02 0.85 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACOIDENTS ................................................. 1 178 2 1 176 1 169 1 169 7

GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................................... 173 1,325 51 30 122 1,295 11 793 8 546 3 247 1 132 -10 370

HIGRHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ........................... 288

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .................. 105 336 2 5 103 331 2 U1 1 8 1 3 4 101 316


I/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to: Train Tra
accidents a
Number Killed In ured Number
Negligence of employees ...................................... 100 6 I 88
Defeots in or failures of equipment .......................... 125 3 42
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 41 6 20
Miscellaneous ................................................ 58 12 53 890
Total ............................................... 32 12 108 1,040


ain-service
oolidents
Killed Injured
1 9
i
20
1~J9 2882
60 1,039l


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.


UNi. DPF.FL LV |






U.S. OE"TORY


/


-TI-liad T-TniadJ-K-1-11-ad-T


I Tn birad I Ki 11 ad I Tn iij-d I Xi I I d I Tn I-Ad 1 IN I I aA I Tn I-A 1 ri I I pd I Tn I-ad 1










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
FEBRUARY 1957


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

FOR THE TWO MONTHS ENDING WITH FEBRUARY 1957


Total acoiuents

Kind of accident Total Resulting in
mbe casualties
u1b" to persons


TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ..........................................

Derailments .........................................

Other train accidents ................................

Total i/ ......................................

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................


Total persons


Total
trespass ere


Total
nontrespassers


Total


Employees on duty

S Trainmen


Other
employees


Passengers
on trains


Other
rnontrespassers


Killed In~ured Killed Injured1 Killed Injured Killed InjuredI Killed Injured Killed | Injured Killed Injured I Killed


Injured


711 83 36 152 2- 62 36 130 6 71 -51 1 201 -30 36


_______________________________________ + 4 -f----------4 4 4- 4 4 ~ I--4 4 4- V-


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

Operating locomotives and rail motor motor oars .............................

Operating hand brakes ......................................................

Operating swltohes .........................................................

Persons on moving locomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed structures ............... ................. ..........................

Getting on or off locomotives or oars ......................................

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# .................................

Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings .............................................

Miscellaneous causes .......................................................

Total / ................................................................


I t I I 9- I I ~------~--A I I 4 4


2,421


2,365


1,175


119


TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCIDENTS ...................................... 378 2,573 94 58 284 2,515 31 1,365 21 1,226 10 139 2 259 251 891

Looomotive-mlles ............................. 185,653,492
Motor train-miles .............................. 6,286,608
Total units ................................. 191,940,100

Casualties per million units ........................................ 1.97 13.41 o- - 0.16 7.11 0.11 6.39 0.05 0.72 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ....................................................... 1 591 2 1 589 1 547 14 1 533 42

GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................................... 379 3,164 94 60 285 3,104 32 1,912 21 1,240 11 672 2 259 251' 933

HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of aooidenits ........................... 718 ~
#Total oasualtles at highway grade crossings .................... 247 799 6 8 241 791 2 22 1 19 1 3 14 239 755


j/ 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 structure ..............
Miscellaneous .....................................................
Total ........................................................


Train Train-aervioe
aooidents accidents
Number Killed Inured Number Kled Injured


21 1 9 1, 12 b 1 7 199
272 1 6 96 102
99 12 53 53
3.25 31 575 1205 335 2.067


7111 36 152 I 2,390 342 2,421


* 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.
GPO 926694


Subject to revision


II


i i


i ii I


r-