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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Subjects / Keywords:
Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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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.
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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
Classification:
lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
System ID:
AA00016163:00015

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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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BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
FEBRUARY 1958


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U.S. DEPO"TOY


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

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1958


TalTotal accidents T p Employees on duty_____ Passengers Other
SResulting in ot rsons trespassers nontrespaeser Oth o trains nontrepassers
Kind of aident Total casualties Total Trainmen Other
nuber to persons _____employees _______
toperson___________________________________ _____________ illed Inj ured Killed Injured Killed Injtured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Iniured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ...................................... 79 5 3 16 3 16 3 16 3 16 -

Derailments ...................................... 228 11 23 23 12 11 1 1 10

Other train accidents ............................ 12 12 10 8 10 8 1 1 1 1 3 9 4

Total J/ .................................... 319 28 13 47 13 47 4 29 4 28 1 4 9 14

#At highway grade croessinga,
classified above ................... 13 12 10 8 10 8 1 1 1 1 3 9 4


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steal connections ........................ ............... ....2 34 2 34 2 34 1 32 1 2- -

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

Operating hand brakes ................................................. 1 29 1 29 1 29 1 28 1 -

Operating switches .................................................... 38 38 38 35 3 -

Persons on moving locomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed structures ................................................... 1 13 1 13 1 13 1 13 -

Getting on or off locomotives or carse ................................. 5 229 2 11 3 218 1 145 1 144 1 2 69 4

Aooidents at public rail-hlghway crossings#. ........................... 100 332 3 2 97 330 4 4 97 326

Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-highwray crossings ..................................... 28 47 21 15 7 32 4 14 2 4 2 10 3 18

Miscoellaneous causes .................................................. 11 423 6 9 5 414 4 327 4 277 50 1 49 38

Total I/ ........................................................ 148 1,154 32 37 116 1,117 13 613 10 546 3 67 3 118 100 386


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .............................. 161 1,201 32 37 129 1,164 17 642 14 574 3 68 3 122 109 400

Looomotive-miles ...................................... 76,662,839
Motor train-miles ...................................... 2,862,418
Total units ......................................... 79,525,257

Casualties per million units ................................ 2.02 15.10 0.21 8.07 0.18 7.22 0.04 0.86 -

TOTAL NONTRAIH ACCIDENTS ............................................5 520 5 520 3 472 5 3 467 2 48

GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .................................. .. 166 1,721 32 37 134 1,684 20 1,114 14 579 6 535 3 122 111 448

HIGHWAY GRAtE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ....................................... 310


#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .............. .110 340 3 2 107 338 1 5 1 5 3 106 330


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

Number
Negligence of employees ...................................... 85
Defects in or failures of equipment ........................... 143
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ...... 45
Miscellaneous ............................................. 46
Total .............................................. 319


Train Train-service
aoodent raooldent
killed Injured Number Killed Injured
3 13 60 3 58
12 42 a
8 3 3
10 14 1,040 145 1,049
3 47 1,145 148 1,154


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
FEBRUARY 1958


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

FOR THE TWO MONTHS ENDING WITH FEBRUARY 1958


Kind of accident


Total accidents

Total Resulting in
Tme casualties


Total persons


Total
trespassers


Total
nontrespassers


Employees on duty


Total


Trainmen


Other
employees


Passengers
on trains


Other
nontrespassers


ed Ijured K jure____ _jJn_______K___ _________________________
S to persons Killed Injured Killednjuejure Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ........................................ 161 13 4 82 4 82 4 32 4 29 3 48 2

Derailments ........................................... 437 29 1 84 2 1 82 1 34 1 32 2 18 30

Other train accidents ............................. 21 21 18 14 18 14 2 2 1 2 1 4 16 8

Total / ......................................... 619 63 23 180 2 23 178 7 68 6 63 1 5 70 16 40

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ..................... 24 23 17 21 17 21 1 5 1 5 4 16 12


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections .............................................. 2 84 2 84 2 84 1 76 1 8 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor oars ............................ 22 22 22 22 -

Operating hand brakes ................................................ 1 66 1 66 1 66 1 64 2 -.

Operating switches ................................................... 74 74 74 65 9 -.

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact with
fixed structures ....................................................... 1 28 1 28 1 28 1 28 -

Getting on or off locomotives or oars ..................................... 6 485 2 15 4 470 2 334 2 329 5 2 127 9

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# ............................ 222 706 5 7 217 699 8 6 2 217 691

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings ....................................... .. 82 117 56 37 26 80 10 33 3 15 7 18 16 47

Miscellaneous cause ...................................................... 16 856 9 13 7 843 6 673 6 568 105 1 99 71

Total / ....................................................... 330 2,438 72 72 258 2,366 22 1,322 14 1,173 8 149 3 226 233 818


TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................................. 353 2,618 72 74 281 2,544 29 1,390 20 1,236 9 154 3 296 249 858


Locomotive-miles ..................................... 162,073,781
Motor train-miles ..................................... 6,093,535
Total units ......... ............................... 168,167,316


Casualties per million units .................................. 2.10 15.57 0.17 8.27 0.12 7.35 0.05 0.92 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ............................................... 8 983 2 6 983 3 897 7 3 890 3 86


GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ................................ .. 361 3,601 74 74 287 3,527 32 2,287 20 1,243 12 1,044 3 296 252 944


HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


Number of accidents ............................................ 683

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ............ 239 727 5 7 234 720 1 13 1 11 2 4 233 703


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


Negligence of employees .... ................................... 180 5
Defects in or failures of equipment ............................ 253
Defects in or improper maintenance of way ana structures ...... 91 1
Miscellaneous .................................................... 95 17..1


Train Train-service
accident accidents
umbr Killed Inuredumbrmber I lleInrled I In lured


67 126 4 129
23 100 105
43 10 10
47 2,197 326 2.194
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