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 ...
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

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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:
AA00016163:00016

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
T // ,UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


Subject to revi 3 1262 08850 9376


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATIMICS


Statement No. M-400
APRIL 1958


)RTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD COMPANIES

FOR THE FOUR MONTHS ENDING WITH APRIL 1958


/ UN.. OfrFLLil.


U.tPOMTOMY


Total accidents Employees on duty
Total persons Total Total Passengre Other
Kind of aooident Resulting in treepassers nontrespassere Total Trainen Other on train$ nontrespassers
Total oaeualties Toal Trainen employees
umber to persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured-

TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions ..................................... .. 283 26 8 143 8 143 8 54 8 51 3 76 13
aillaents ...................................... 835 54 7 177 2 7 175 2 57 2 55 2 52 5 66
Other train aooidents ............................. 32 32 27 17 1 27 16 2 2 1 2 1 5 25 9

Total / .................................... 1,150 112 42 337 3 42 334 12 113 11 108 1 5 133 30 88

#At highway grade oroesings,
classified above ...................... 44 43 31 37 1 31 36 1 7 1 7 6 30 23

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling loomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ................................................ 5 163 5 163 5 163 3 152 2 11 -
Operating looomotives and rail motor oar. ................................... 45 4 - 5 45 44 1 -.
Operating hand brakes ....................................................... 2 145 2 145 2 145 2 143 2 -
Operating switohees ......................................................... 109 109 109 97 12 -
Persons on moving looomotlves or oars coming in contact with
fixed structures ................................................. ............. 1 51 1 51 1 51 1 51 -
Getting on or off locomotive or cars ...................................... U 912 5 34 6 878 4 627 4 612 15 2 237 14
Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# ................................ .. 417 1,152 19 18 398 1,134 16 9 7 2 398 1,116
Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings ........................................... ... 171 207 122 74 49 133 19 46 4 25 15 21 30 87
Miscellaneous causes ....................................................... .... 26 1,513 14 32 12 1,481 10 1,161 10 985 176 1 187 1 133

Total 1/ ............................................................. 633 4,297 160 158 473 4,139 41 2,363 24 2,118 17 245 3 426 429 1,350

TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN--SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................................. 675 4,634 160 161 515 4,473 53 2,476 35 2,226 18 250 3 559 459 1,438

Looomotive-miles .......................................... 323,470,458
Motor train-miles ......................................... 12,390,095
Total units ............................................ 335,860,553

Casualties per million unite ...................................... 2.01 13.80 0.16 7.37 0.10 6.63 0.05 0.74 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................................. 13 1,838 3 3 10 1,835 6 1.702 17 6 1,685 4 133

GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES N..................................... 688 6,472 163 164 525 6,308 59 4,178 35 2,243 24 1,935 3 559 463 1,571

HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of accidents ........................................... 1,155

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ................... .. 448 1,189 19 19 429 1,170 1 23 1 16 7 8 428 1,139


/ Includes train and train-service aooidente reported as dpe to:

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


train Train-servioe
raooldent aoident-
Mumper tilled In~lured Nullber tilled Injured
77 89 189 196
160 1 51 16 16
185 32 69 3,907 6241 3,844
Y731,150 __2U -337L~5,351 1T33 4,297


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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
APRIL 1958


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

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 1958


Kind of accident


Total aooldents
Total Resulting in
numberI csualt


Total persons


___________________ 7 r


Total Total
trespassers nontrespassers


Total


Employees on duty


.....__ ---------iiILe Injured Kl.e Injured KiKlled Inj_ _l lured Killed InuJured Killed Injured eillad Injured Killed Inj ured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collision s .......................................... 58 7 2 12 2 12 2 11 2 11 1

Derailments .......................................... 184 12 32 32 11 1 2 19

Other train accidents ............................... 7 7 5 2 1 5 1 5 1

Total/ ....................................... 249 26 7 46 1 7 45 2 22 2 22 2 5 21

#At highway grade oroslings,
classified above ...................... 12 12 5 14 1 5 13 2 2 2 5 9


TRAIN-SERVIOE ACCOIENTS
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steam connections .............................................. 43 43 43 42 1 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor oars ................................. 11 11 11 10 1 -

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

Operating switches ........................................................ 13 13 13 13 -

Persons on moving locomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed structures ......................................................... 10 10 10 10 -

Getting on or off locomotives or oars ..................................... 1 217 14 1 203 1 145 1 141 4 55 3

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings# ............................... 81 173 5 7 76 166 2 2 76 164

Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-highway crossings .......................................... 55 46 47 17 8 29 4 6 6 4 4 23

Miscellaneous causes ...................................................... 5 320 2 9 3 311 3 239 3 204 35 40 32

Total L/ ............................................................. 143 867 54 47 89 820 9 503 5 460 4 43 95 80 222

TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCOOIIENTS .................................. 150 913 54 48 96 865 11 525 7 482 4 43 97 85 243

Locomotive-miles ........................................ 78,232,637
Motor train-miles ....................................... 3,155,368
Total units ......................................... 81,388,005

Casualties per million units ................................... 1.84 11.22 0.14 6.45 0.09 5.92 0.05 0.53 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................................ 2 432 1 2 1 430 405 5 400 1 25


GRAND TOTAL A0OI1ENTS OF ALL CLASSES .................................... 152 1,345 55 50 97 1,295 11 930 7 487 4 443 97 86 268

HIGHWAY GRALE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of aooldents .......................................... 201

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ................. 86 187 5 8 81 179 4 2 2 2 81 173


Trainmen


i/ 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 Traln-servloe
aooidents -aooideAnt
Number Killed Injured Number KXi .-- Anjured
69 f2 12 57 I
103 13
Z2 4 4 4 8
43 17 812 39 760
249 7 46 918 143 867


Other
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Passengers
on trains


Other
nontrespassers


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