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
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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oclc - 02560826
lccn - sf 90093253
issn - 0565-5307
ocm02560826
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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AA00016163:00020

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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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Sto revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. I

BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS October
7

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

RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1958


M-400
er 1958
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Total accidents Employees on duty
Resulting Total persons Total Total Passengers Other
Kind of accident Total in casual- trespassers nontresoassers Total Trainmen Other on trains nontrespassers
number ties to ___ __ employees
_____________________ ____________ _____ persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions .................................... 80 7 37 37 10 9 1 27 -


Derailments ................................... 237 12 4 46 2 4 44 1 15 1 14 1 28 3 1


Other train accidents ...................... .. 17 17 12 11 12 11 1 4 1 3 1 11 7


Total I/ ................................... -334 36 16 94 2 16 92 2 29 2 26 3 55 14 8-


#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .................... 24 19 13 39 13 39 1 11 1 10 1 23 12 5


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ................................ ........ 1 148 1 148 1 48 1 40 8 -
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Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ............................ 9 9 9 9 m

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Operating hand brakes ............................................... 49 49 49 149 0

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Operating switches .................................................. 22 22 22 21 1 -


Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures ............................................ 18 5 13 13 13 -


Getting on or off locomotives or cars ................................ 4 259 2 5 2 254 206 203 3 2 144 4


Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # ....................... 108 285 1 11 107 274 2 2 107 272


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ............................... .. 67 79 53 35 14 44 2 13 1 9 1 4 1 12 30


Miscellaneous causes ................................................ 12 397 9 10 3 387 2 307 250 2 57 1 47 33


Total / ......................................................... 192 1,166 65 66 127 1,100 5 669 2 596 3 73 3 92 119 339



TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ............................ 208 1,260 65 68 143 1,192 7 698 4 622 3 76 3 147 133 347



Locomotive-miles ..................................... 87,861,O73
Motor train-miles .................................... 3,054,508
Total units ...................................... 90,915,581

Casualties per million units ............................... 2.29 13.86 0.08 7.68 0.04 6.84 0.03 0.84 -



TOTAI--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ........................................... 2 498 1 2 497 2 472 3 2 469 25


GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ............................... 210 1,758 65 69 145 1,689 9 1,170 4 625 5 545 3 147 133 372


HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS



Number of accidents ........................................ 282

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .................. 121 324 1 11 120 313 1 13 1 12 1 23 1.9 277


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 ......................................................


UNIV. OF FL LIIr.






U.S. DEPOMTOF.


Train Train-service
accidents accidents_____
Number Killed Inlured Number Killed Iniured
97 15 62 1 75
138 7 51 1 50
32 1 8 8
67 16 71 1,065 190 1,033
334 16 94 1,186 192 1,166














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to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS October



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


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE TEN MONTHS ENDING WITH OCTOBER 1958

Total accidents Employees on duty
Resulting Total persons Total Total Passengers Other
Kind of accident Total in casual- trespassers nontrespassers Other i trains nontrespassers
number ties to _____employees
_________________________________persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injred Killed Injured KilledInilled Killed Injured Killec Inred Kieed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions .................................... 792 64 23 374 2 1 21 373 18 13 18 90 13 2 227 1 43


Derailments ................................... 2,131 116 73 420 8 73 412 11 128. 10 ll 1 17 44 190 18 94


Other train accidents ......................... 83 83 62 55 1 62 54 3 12 2 11 1 1 10 59 32


Total I/ ................................... 3,006 263 158 849 2 10 156 839 32 243. 30 212 2 31 46 427 78 169


#At highway grade crossings,
classifiedabove...................... 113 103 70 115 1 70 114 2 26 2 25 1 30 68 58


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ......................................... 11 1431 11 1431 1 431 8 394 3 37 -


Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ........................... 2 118 2 118 2 118. 2 115 3 -


Operating hand brakes................................................. 4 369 4 369 4 369 4 365 4


Operating switches .................................................. 265 265 265 245 20 -


Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures ............................................ 3 157 8 3 149 3 149 2 145 1 4 -


Getting on or off locomotives or cars ............................... 25 2,298 15 105 10 2,193 5 1,644 5 1,597 47 5 500 49


Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # ....................... 938 2,305 39 42 899 2,263 2 28 19 2 9 4 897 2,231


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ............................... 628 606 485 284 143 322 38 105 8 63 30 42 4 105 213


Miscellaneous causes ................................................ 116 3,794 82 111 34 3,683 28 2,932 22 2,450 6 482 5 458 1 293


Total I/ ........................................................ 1,727 10,343 621 550 1,106 9,793 93 6,041 51 5,393 42 648 10 966 1,003 2,786



TOTAL-TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ............................ 1,885 11,192 623 560 1,262 10,632 125 6,284 81 5,605 44 679 56 1,393 1,081 2,955



Locomotive-miles ..................................... 82,926,498
Motor train-miles .................................... 30,382,628
Total units ....................................... 853,309,126

Casualties per million units ............................... 2.21 13.12 0.15 7.36 0.09 6.57 0.05 0.80 -



TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ........................................... 26 4,564 3 16 23 4,548 19 4,255 30 19 4,225 4 293


GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ............................... 1,911 15,756 626 576 1,285 15,180 144 10,539 81 5,635 63 4,904 56 1,393 1,085 3,248


HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS



Number of accidents ........................................2,392

#lotal casualties at highway grade crossings .................. 1,008 2,1420 39 43 969 2,377 4 54 2 414 2 10 314 965 2,289


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 ....................................................


ero aMoil


M-400
.r 1958


Train Train-service
accidents accidents
Number Killed Injured Number Killed Injured
939 72 368 635 23 645
1,293 1 216 483 1 497
308 1 56 541 54
466 84 209 9,625 1,703 9,147

3,006 158 849 10,797 1,727 10,343




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