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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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
lccn - sf 90093253
issn - 0565-5307
ocm02560826
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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AA00016163:00013

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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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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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Subject to re ....


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M.400
NOVEMBER 1957


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD COMPANIES
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1957'

Total accidents Total persons Total Total _Emnployees on duty_ Passengers Other
Kind of accident Resulting In trespassers nontrespassers Other on trains nontrTspassero
Total casualties Total Trainmen employees
number to persons Killed Injured KillellInjured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collision$ ........................................ 103 9 2 30 2 30 2 9 1 9 1 20 1

Derailments ....................................... 206 9 4 69 1 4 68 2 10 2 9 1 24 2 34

Other train accidents ............................. 12 12 8 8 1 1 7 7 4 2 2 7 3

TotalIl/ ...................................... 321 30 14 lO7 1 2 13 105 4 23 3 20 1 3 44 9 38
# At highway grade crossings,
classified above .................... 15 14 7 10 1 1 6 9 4 2 2 6 5


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ...................;............................ 1 45 1 45 45 40 5 1 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor oars .................................. - 7 7 6 1 -

Operatinghand brakes ...................................................... 42 42 42 42 -

Operating switches ......................................................... 20 20 20 19 1 -

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

Getting on or off locomotives or oars ...................................... 2 235 1 7 1 228 170 167 3 55 1 3

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# ................................ 115 384 5 10 110 374 1 1 1 109 373

Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than 11 20
public rail-highway crossings ........................................... 55 62 41 28 14 34 3 14 9 3 5 11 20

Miscellaneous causes ....................................................... 3 384 3 3 381 310 275 35 40 -31

Total .1/ ............................................................. 176 1,187 50 48 126 1,139 4 616 1 566 3 50 96 122 427


TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................................... 190 1,294 51 50 139 1,244 8 639 4 586 4 53 140 131 465
Locomotive-miles ......................................... 88,753,742
Motor train-miles ......................................... 3,056,175
Total units ............. .............................. 91,809,917


Casualties per million units .................................... 2.07 14.09 0.09 6.96 0.04 6.38 0.04 0.58 .- -.

TOTAL-NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................................. 3 533 2 3 531 2 486 6 2 480 1 45


GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................................... 193 1,827 51 52 142 1,775 10 1,125 4 592 6 533 140 132 510

HIGOWAX GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ........................................... 355

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ................ 122 394 6 11 116 383 1 4 1 2 2 -1 115 378


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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 structures ....
Miscellaneous ...............................................
Total ..............................................


Train Train-service
aocide to aoidena
Number Killed Injured Number Killed Injured
. 124 5 90 50 53
. 113 4 33 33
40 1 9 9
44 9 12 1,086 176 1,092
321 14 107 1,178 176 1,187


* The revised Rules Governing the Monthly Reports of Railroad Accidents, which
became effective January 1, 1957, affected the comparability of the cur-
rent statistics with those for prior periods, therefore comparative fig-
ures are not available.





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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
NOVEMER 1957


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

FOR THE ELEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH NOVEMBER 19570


Total aooidents Employees on duty
Total accidents Total Total Epoesndu Passengers Other
Kind of accident Total Resulting in Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains nontrespassers
number casualties employees
_____ to persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed InJured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injed illed Injured lled Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................ 1,164 76 27 259 1 27 258 24 116 17 89 7 27 3 137 5
Derailments ....................................... 2,482 128 45 322 6 4 39 318 9 133 7 117 2 16 89 30 96
Other train accidents ............................... 134 133 92 141 1 3 91 138 7 33 7 25 8 20 84 85

Total / .................................. 3,780 337 164 722 7 8 157 714 40 282 31 231 9 51 3 246 114 186

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ....................... 172 154 110 163 1 3 109 160 7 40 7 32 8 19 102 101


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections .................................................. 8 512 8 512 7 512 3 481 4 31 1 -
Operating locomotives and rail motor oars .................................... 125 125 125 120 5 -
Operating hand brakes ........................................................ 2 475 2 475 2 475 2 470 5 -
Operating switches ........................................................... 268 268 267 251 16 1
Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact with
fixed structures .......................................................... 5 122 1 3 4 119 4 117 4 115 2 2 -

Getting on or off locomotives or oars ........................................ 28 2,953 15 115 13 2,838 6 2,226 6 2,159 67 6 546 1 66
Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# ............................... 1,099 3,139 37 52 1,062 3,087 4 44 3 37 1 7 23 1,058 3,020
Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings ............................................ 708 658 557 285 151 373 39 161 14 90 25 71 112 212
Miscellaneous causes ......................................................... 124 4,390 75 108 49 4,282 41 3,355 28 2,904 13 451 5 594 3 333

Total I/ ........................................................... 1,974 12,642 685 563 1,289 12,079 103 7,282 60 6,627 43 655 11 1,165 1,175 3,632


TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................................. 2,138 13,364 692 571 1,446 12,793 143 7,564 91 6,858 52 706 14 1,411 1,289 3,818

Locomotive-miles ....................................... 1,032,883,515
Motor train-miles ...................................... 35,692,263
Total units .......................................... 1,068,575,778

Casualties per million units ..................................... 2.00 12.51 0.13 7.08 0.09 6.42 0.05 0.66 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS .................................................. 24 3,330 1 8 23 3,322 22 3,142 30 22 3,112 1 180


GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .................................... 2,162 16,694 693 579 1,469 16,115 165 10,706 91 6,888 74 3,818 14 1,411 1,290 3,998

HIGHWAY GRADE-GROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ...............................................3,148

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .................. 1,209 3,302 38 55 1,171 3,247 11 84 10 69 1 15 42 1,160 3,121


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 .........
Miscellaneous ....................................................
Total .....I............................................


* 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 936672


Train Train-service
aooident aooidents
Number Killed Injured Number Killed Injured
1,373 29 316 791 25 851
1,440 8 59 541 2 557
416 4 82 141 142
551 123 265 11,493 1,947 11,092
3,780 164 722 12,966 1,974 12,642


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