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
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Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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Washington, D.C

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Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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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.
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Title varies slightly.
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Title from caption.

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University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 02560826
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issn - 0565-5307
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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AA00016163:00012

Related Items

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

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
OCTOBER 1957


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

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1957


Total accidents Employees on duty
Total Total Passenger. Other
Kind of accident Total Resulting in Total persons trespassers notes er Other on trains nontreepassers
number casualtiesespassers nontrespsers Total Trainmen employees
Kle Iuto personsred Killed IInnJ ured Killed InJured Killed Injur ed Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed InJured


TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions .......................................... 110 10 1 18 1 18 1 14 1 12 2 4 -

Derailments ..................................... 188 10 4 12 4 12 6 6 5 4 1

Other train accidents ............................. 12 11 3 16 3 16 4 3 1 3 12

Total I/ .................................... 310 31 8 46 8 46 1 24 1 21 3 9 7 13

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ..................... 19 14 7 19 7 19 4 3 1 2 7 13


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steam connections .............................................. 1 51 1 51 1 51 49 1 2 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor care ................................ 13 13 13 13 -.

Operating hand brakes .................................................... 55 55 55 55 -

Operating switches ....................................................... 38 38 38 37 1

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact with
fixed structures ...................................................... 8 8 8 8 --

Getting on or off locomotives or cars ....................................... 2 276 5 2 271 1 211 1 205 6 1 55 5

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# .................................. 142 350 2 3 140 347 5 4 1 140 342

Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings .......................................... 73 64 50 19 23 45 8 17 12 8 5 15 28

Miscellaneous causes ..................................................... 13 451 8 7 5 444 3 356 2 315 1 41 57 2 31

Total _/ .......................................................... 231 1,306 60 34 171 1,272 13 754 3 698 10 56 1 112 157 406


TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................................. 239 1,352 60 34 179 1,318 14 778 4 719 10 59 1 121 164 419

Locomotive-miles ....................................... .95,232,004
Motor train-miles ...................................... 3,295,985
Total units .......................................... 98,527,989


Casualties per million units .................................. ... 2.43 13.72 0.14 7.90 0.04 7.30 0.10 0.60 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................................. 4 562 1 4 561 4 525 4 4 521 36


GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................................... 243 1,914 60 35 183 1,879 18 1,303 4 723 14 580 1 121 164 455

HIGHWAY GRADE-GROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ....................................... .. 362

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ............... .. 149 369 2 3 147 366 9 7 2 2 147 355


1/ 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 ....
Misoellaneous ................................................
Total .............................................


Train Train-service
accidents accidents
Number Killed InJured Number Killed Injured
121 1 18 68 72
109 3 47 50
33 3 13 13
47 22 1,218 231 1.171
310 8 6 6 231 1.30


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.


Subject to revision




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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
OCTOBER 1957


UNIV. OF FL LIS.
CUMENTS DEP-




U.S. DfEPOTORY


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

FOR THE TEN MONTHS ENDING WITH OCTOBER 1957'

Total aooidents Employees on duty
a s Total Total Passengers Other
Kind of accident Total Reasultingn tal persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen the r on trains nontrespaseers
number asualties employees
nme o persons Killed Injured Killed InJured Killed InJured Killed InJured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Oollisiones ......................................... 1,061 67 25 229 1 25 228 22 107 16 80 6 27 3 117 4

Derailments ........................................ 2,276 119 41 253 6 3 35 250 7 123 5 108 2 15 65 28 62

Other train aooidents .............................. 122 121 84 133 2 84 131 7 29 7 23 6 20 77 82

TotalS/ ...................................... 3,459 307 150 615 6 6 144 609 36 259 28 211 8 48 3 202 105 148

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ...................... 157 140 103 153 2 103 151 7 36 7 30 6 19 96 96

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ................................................ .. 7 467 7 467 7 467 3 441 4 26 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor oars ...................................... 118 118 118 114 4 -

Operating hand brakes ...................................................... 2 433 2 433 2 433 2 428 5 -

Operating switches ......................................................... 248 248 247 232 15 1

Persons on moving locomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed structures ........................................................ 5 114 1 3 4 111 4 109 4 107 2 2 -

Getting on or off locomotives or oars ......................................... 26 2,718 14 108 12 2,610 6 2,056 6 1,992 64 6 491 63

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings#. ................................ 984 2,755 32 42 952 2,713 3 44 2 37 1 7 22 949 2,647

Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings ........................................... 653 596 516 257 137 339 36 147 14 81 22 66 101 192

Miscellaneous causes ........................................................ 121 4,007 72 105 49 3,902 41 3,046 28 2,630 13 416 5 554 3 302

Total / .............................................................. 1,798 11,456 635 515 1,163 10,941 99 6,667 59 6,062 40 605 11 1,069 1,053 3,205

TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................................... 1,948 12,071 641 521 1,307 11,550 135 6,926 87 6,273 48 653 14 1,271 1,158 3,353

Locomotive-miles ......................................... 944,129,773
Motor train-miles ....................................... 32,636,088
Total units ............................................ 976,765,861

Casualties per million units ...................................... 1.99 12.36 o0.14 7.09 0.09 6.42 0.05 0.67 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................................. 21 2,798 1 6 20 2,792 20 2,657 24 20 2,633 135

GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................................... 1,969 14,869 642 527 1,327 14,342 155 9,583 87 6,297 68 3,286 14 1,271 1,158 3,488

HIGHWAY GRAME-GROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ....................................... 2,793

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ................ 1,087 2,908 32 44 1,055 2,864 10 80 9 67 1 13 41 1,045 2,743


,/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:

N mber
Negligence of employees ............................................ 1,249
Defects in or failures of equipment ................................ 1,327
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ........... 376
Miscellaneous ...................................................... 507
Total .................................................... 3,459


Train Train-service
aoodents accident
Killed In ured Number Killed Injure
24 226 741 25 798
8 55 508 2 524
4 81 132 133
114 253 10,408 1,771 10,001
150 615 11.789 1.798 11.456


* 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.


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