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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Source Institution:
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:
AA00016163:00018

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

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-00
JULY 1958,


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

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 195S


Total aooidents Employees on duty
n of a nt Total Total Pasengers Other
nTotal Rdsulting in Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on tloinssnontrssOt ers
number casualty s Op oloyeeg
to---- I -- i njurledKlled l4nju d ill Injlurennd Killed jm3ae Killed L Eur: 153555e InjurLod Ktilled Injured

TRAIN AOCIEIXNTB
Collisions ....................................... 88 7 3 54 3 54 2 8 2 6 2 34 1 12

DeraTilments .......................................... 234 14 4 84 1 4 83 25 16 9 58 4 -

Other train aooidents .............................. .. 6 6 3 4 3 4 3 3 1. 3 -

Total I/ ................................... ...... 328 27 10 142 1 10 141 2 36 2 25 93 8 12

#At hig ay grade crossings,
classifid above ....................... 9 9 6 6 6 6 5 5 1 6 -


TRAIN-SERVICE ACOIDENTB
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or oars, or manipulating
air or stea oonneotions ............................................. 1 53 1 53 1 53 50 1 3 -

Operating looomotives and rail motor oars ............................... 11 11 1 9 2 -- -

Operating hand brakes ................................................... 1 30 1 30 1 30 1 30 -

Operating vitchaes ...................................................... 27 27 27 252 2- -

Persons on moving locomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed struotures ...................................................... 18 18 18 162 2- -

Getting on or off loomotlves or oars ..................................... .. 2 261 2 20 241 186 179 7 45 10

Acidents at publlo rall-ighway orossing# ............................... .. 77 162 8 4 69 158 1 3 3 1 1 68 154

Gtruok or run over by looomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-hlghway orossilng .......................................... .. 86 76 78 42 8 34 3 13 7 3 6 5 21

Miscollneouo osaues ...............................i....................... 14 365 13 16 1 349 1 291 1 243 48 39 19

Total I/ ........................................................... 181 1,003 101 82 80 921 7 632 2 562 5 70 85 73 204


TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVIOE AOOIDNTB .................................... 191 1,145 101 83 90 1.062 9 668 4 587 5 81 178 81 216

Locomotive-mles* ........................................... 82,087,220
Motor trailn-mles .......................................... 3,021,684
Total units ........................................... 85,108,904


casualties per mdllon units ................................. .. 2.24 13.45 0.11 7.85 0.05 6.90 0.06 0.95 -

TOTAL NONTRAINH ACOIIENS TB.................................................. 1 451 5 1 446 1 429 1 1 428 17

GRAND TOTAL AOOIIDNTB OF ALL OLA8SEB .................................. 192 1,596 101 88 91 1,508 10 1,097 4 588 6 509 178 81 233

EIGHAT GRAIM-ORO8IHNG AOOIIMNTB

Nmber oft aooidents........................................... 177

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .................. 83 168 8 4 75 164 1 8 8 1 2 74 154


I/ Includes train and train-servioe aooidents reported as due toa


Negligence of employees ......................................
Defects In or failures of equipment ...........................
Defeots in or improper maintenance of way and structures ......
Miscellaneous ...............................................
Total ................... .....................


Train Traln-gervioe
dooiaent agcldant|
7! Nuum r Kilaaled Ianaid juamer Kl1a JInJ Iur
107 3 56 80 3 78
147? 73 47 47
24 8 8
50 7 13 963 178 870
328 10 142 1,098 181 1,003




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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
JULY 1958


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

FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH JULY 195S




Total aoodents Employeea on duty
TtlacdnsTotal Total EmlyeondtPassengers Other.
Kind of accident Total i Totalpersons trOepasser. nontre.pah.er. Other on trains nontrespassers
ndmber eTl 8sualtien Total Trainmen employees
tO persons Killed InJured illed Injured Killed InJured Killed Injured K Iilled In ured Killed Injured Killed Innure Killed nJured

TRAIN ACC IDENTS
Collisions. ..................................... 521 39 12 208 12 208 11 68 11 63 5 112 1 28

Derailment....................................... 1,460 79 13 280 4 13 276 4 94 4 83 11 110 9 72

Other train acoidents................................ 45 45 32 31 1 32 30 2 7 1 7 1 10 30 13

Total l/ ...................................... 2,026 163 57 519 -5 57 514 17 169 16 153 1 16 232 4O 113il

#At highway grade orossings,
olassifiedabove..................... 61 58 39 49 1 39 48 1 13 1 13 7 38 28

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling loocmotives or oars, or manipulating
air or steam connection.................................. 6 297 6 297 6 297 3 276 3 21 -

Operating looomaotives and rail motor oars .............................. ..... 84 84 84 81 3 -

Operating hand brakes..................................................... 3 236 3 236 3 236 3 233 3 -

Operating switches....................................................... ....- 186 186 186 169 17 -

Persons on moving loomotives or oars coming in contact with
fixed struotures ......................................................... 1 102 1 1 101 1 101 1 99 2 -

Getting on or off loooaotives or cars....................................... 18 1.618 11 80 7 1,538 5 1,137 5 1,103 34 2 366 35

Accidents at public rail-highway orossinge#............................. .... 652 1,646 35 27 617 1,619 1 21 12 1 9 3 616 1,595

Struck or run over by locomotives or oars at places other than
public rail-highway orossinge............................................ 380 391 299 178 81 213 31 73 4 43 27 30 2 50 138

Misoellaneous oauses ..................................................... .. 70 2,561 45 72 25 2,489 21 1,983 19 1,655 2 328 3 312 1 194

Total / ............................................................. 1,130 7,121 390 358 740 6,763 68 4,118 35 3,671 33 447 5 683 667 1,962


TOTAIL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................................. 1,187 7,640 390 363 797 7,277 85 4,287 51 3,824 34 463 5 915 707 2,075

LooomotTive-lls ........................................ 568,454,155
Motor traln-miles ............................. ..... 21,549,048
Total units ......................................... 590,003,203

Casualties per million unite ...................................... 2.01 12.95 - 0.14 7.27 0.09 6.48 0.06 0.78 -

TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ............................................. .. 22 3.116 3 11 19 3,105 15 2,899 21 15 2,878 4 206

GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .................................... 1,209 10,756 393 374 816 10,382 100 7,186 51 3,845 49 3,341 5 915 711 2,281

HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

Number of acoiadents ............................... ............ 1,683

#Total oasualties at highway grade crossings. .................... 691 1,695 35 28 656 1,667 2 34 1 25 1 9 10 654 1,623


UNIV. OF FL UL.






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,/ Includes train and train-serviloe aooidents reported as due to:


Negligence of employees .......................................
Defects in or failures of equipment ...........................
Defects in or Improper maintenance of way and struoturee ......
iaoellaneou................................................. *************************************************
Total ....................................................


Train Train-servioea
aooident acoldents
ubr ille InJured Number Killead Injured
615 13 194 437 15 437
883 177 330 339
228 1 51 37 37
300 43 97 6.587 1.115 6308
2,026 57 519 7,391 1.130 7.121


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