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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.
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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
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Washington, D.C

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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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University of Florida
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to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No.
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS Octob*


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

RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1959 AND 1958


M-400
er 1959
Na I


Total accidents Employees on duty
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons Total Total
Kind of accident Totatrespasses nontr ssers |Passengers Other
Total in casual- trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Othero trains nontrespasers
nbetest _____________ Irane emaployeeB on trains nontreapassers
number ties toIemployees
__- persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Kidl InjJur ed Killed nIured gKled JuredKilled Injured Killged Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ............................ 1959 65 7 37 -- 11 1137 -26 -
1958 80 7 37 37 10 9 i 27 -

Derailments ........................... 1959 234 14 3 15 1 2 15 8 8 3 2 4
1958 237 12 4 146 2 4 44 1 15 1 14 28 3 1

Other train accidents ................. 1959 14 14 14 9 14 9 1 1 3.4 8
1958 17 17 12 11 12 11 1 4 1 3 -3 1 ] n7

Total / ........................... 1959 313 35 17 61 1 16 61 20 20 29 16 12
1958 334 36 16 94 2 16 92 2 2P 2 26 3 55 14 8

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1959 19 18 16 11 16 1 -I 16 10
1958 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 .............................. 1959 4 50 50 4 -
1958 1 148 1 48 1 48 1 40 8 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1959 18 18 18 17 I -
1958 9 9 9 9

Operating hand brakes .................................... 1959 9 49-49 49 49
1958 149 49 49 49 -

Operating switches ........................................ 1959 29 -29 2 9 2 6 3
1958 22 22 22 21 1 1 -

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures ................................. 1959 1 22 2 1 20 1 19 1 18 1
1958 18 5 13 13 13 -

Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1959 2 210 1 5 1 205 1 160 1 158 2 39 6
1958 4 259 2 5 2 254 206 203 3 2 44 4

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # ............. 1959 75 233 3 1 72 232 8 7 1 1 72 223
1958 108 286 1 11 107 275 2 2 107 273

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1959 54 56 49 27 5 29 2 10 1 8 1 3 19
1958 67 79 53 35 14 144 2 13 1 9 1 4 1 12 30

Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1959 21 396 4 10 392 8 323 5 276 3 47 43 2 26
1958 12 395 9 10 3 385 2 307 250 2 57 1 45 33

Total ./ ............................................. 1959 153 1,063 64 39 89 1,024 12 666 8 604 14 62 83 77 275
1958 192 1,165 65 66 127 1,099 5 669 2 596 3 73 3 90 119 340


TOTAL--TRAIN AnD TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1959 170 1,124 65 39 105 1,085 12 686 8 624 4 62 112 93 287
1958 208 1,259 65 68 L143 1,191 7 68 4 622 3 76 3 145 133 348

1959 1958
Locomotive-miles ..... 80,853,658 87,861,073
Motor train-miles .... 2,825,163 3,054,508
Total units ....... 83,678,821 90,915,581
Casualties per million units ..................... 1959 2.03 13.143 0.14 8.20 0.10 7.46 0.05 0.74
1958 2.29 13.85 .08 7.68 .04 6.84 .03 .84 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1959 5 506 1 5 505 5 466 5 466 39
1958 2 1498 1 2 497 2 472 3 2 469 25

GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1959 175 1,630 65 40 110 1,590 17 1,152 8 624 9 528 112 93 326
1958 210 1,757 65 69 145 1.688 9 1.170 4 625 5 S5 45 3 315 133 373
Increase Percent ........................................ *16.67 *7.23 1*42.03 *24.14 *5.81 88.89 *1.54 100.00 o o*0.16 80.00 *3.12 *22.76 *30.08 *12.60



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1959 1958
Number of accidents .... 2147 282

#rotal casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1959 91 244 3 1 88 243 9 8 1 1 88 233
1958 121 325 1 11 120 314 1 13 1 12 1 23 119 278


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 .........................................o..........


*Decrease
1959 1958
Number Killed Illured Number Ki1Led In-red
150o 5 120 159 1 90
173 1 45 189 1 57
55 1 40 9
1,038 164 945 1,130 2o6 1,103
1,416 170 1,124 1,518 208 1,259
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
October 1959


Pag 2

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

RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE TEN MONTHS ENDING WITH OCTOBER 1959 AND 1958

Total accidents Employees on duty
Total Total- Passengers Other
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons 'trespassers nontrespassers Other Passengers Other
Total in casual- sasr nonespaers Total Trairnmen on trains nontrespassers
number ties to _____ _____ employees
______ persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed nured illed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Kill'ed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ............................ 1959 897 63 8 146 -, 8 146 6 91 6 86 5 i43 2 12
1958 792 64 23 374 2 1 21 373 18 103 18 90 13 2 227 1 43

Derailments ........................... 1959 2,389 125 51 361 2 49 361 2 137 1 87 1 50 1 144 46 80
1958 2,131 116 73 420 8 73 412 11 128 10 111 1 17 44 190 18 94

Other train accidents ................. 1959 82 82 53 69 1 2 52 67 14 12 2 3 52 50
1958 83 83 62 55 62 54 3 12 2 11 1 1 10 59 32

Total /............................ 1959 3,368 270 112 576 3 2 109 574 8 242 7 185 1 57 1 190 100 142
1958 3,006 263 158 849 2 10 156 839 32 243 30 212 2 31 46 427 78 169

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .............1959 125 115 79 143 1 1 78 142 31 15 16 37 78 74
1958 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 ............................... 1959 9 489 9 489 9 489 7 443 2 46 -
1958 11 431 11 431 11 431 8 394 3 37 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1959 123 123 123 117 6 -
1958 2 118 P 118 2 118 2 115 3 -

Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1959 1 416 1 416 1 416 1 I411 5 -
1958 4 369 4 369 4 369 4 365 4 -

Operating switches ........................................ 1959 1 19 1 319 1 319 1 306 13 -
1958 265 265 265 245 20 -

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures .................................. 1959 7 190 2 8 5 182 5 178 5 172 6 2 2
1958 3 157 8 3 149 3 149 2 145 1 4 --

Getting on or off locomotives or cars .....................1959 35 2,457 22 100 13 2,357 8 1,858 6 1,797 2 61 3 452 2 47
1958 25 2,298 15 105 10 2,193 5 1,6144 5 1,597 147 5 500 49

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # .............. 1959 823 2,317 27 28 796 2,289 1 37 1 31 6 8 795 2,2144
1958 938 2,306 39 42 899 2,264 2 28 19 2 9 4 897 2,232

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1959 528 547 1436 280 92 267 28 O14 ll 58 17 46 614 163
1958 628 606 1485 284 143 322 38 105 8 63 30 42 4 10o5 213

Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1959 120 4,010 80 118 40 3,892 31 3,149 21 2,713 10 1436 5 477 4 266
1958 116 3,790 82 111 34 3,679 28 2,932 22 2,450 6 48 5 1454 1 293

Total / ............................................... 1959 1,524 10,868 567 534 957 10,334 84 6,673 53 ,048 31 625 8 939 865 2,722
1958 1,727 10,340 621 550 1,106 9,790 93 6,041 51 ,393 42 648 10 962 1,003 2,787


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ................. 1959 1,636 l11,444 570 536 1,066 10,908 92 6,915 60 6,233 32 682 9 1,129 965 2,864
1958 1,885 11,189 623 560 1,262 10,629 125 6,284 81 ,6o5 144 679 56 1,389 1,081 2,956
1959 1958
Locomotive-miles ..... 829,032,097 822,926,498
Motor train-miles .... 28,404,963 30,382,628
Total units ....... 857,437,060 853,309,126

Casualties per million units ..................... 1959 1.91 13.35 0.11 8.06 0.07 7.27 0.O4 0.80 -
1958 2.21 13.11 .15 7.36 .09 6.57 .05 .80 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1959 42 14,956 1 17 141 4,939 38 4,591 32 38 4,559 3 348
1958 26 4,564 3 16 23 4,548 19 4,255 30 19 4,225 4 293

GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSE....................199 1,678 16,4oo 571 553 1,107 15,847 130 11,506 60 6,265 70 5,241 9 1,129 968 3,212
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1959 191175 62 g6 128 l577 l 1039 15.5 63 l90 _6 1389 1.85 3,24>9
1958 9ai 15753 626 576 1.285 115.177 I4 IO,3 81 5,635 63 4.904 1,38. 0IO85 3.2049
Increase Percent .......................................... *12.19 4.11 *8.79 *3.99 13.85 4.41 *9.72 9.18 *25.93 1.18 11.11 6.87 *83.93 *18.72 10.78 -1.11



HIGOHWAIY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

1959 1958
Number of accidents .... 2,337 2,392

#rotal casualties at highway grade crossings........ 1959 902 2,460 28 29 874 2,431 1 68 146 22 45 873 2,318
1958 1.008 2.421 39 43 969 2.378 4 54 2 44 2 10 34 965 2,290


SIncludes 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 .....................................................


1959 1958
Number Klled Ilalured Nmber Killed Inlured
1,729 25 839 1,574 95 1,013
1,870 2 528 1,776 2 713
459 18 206 362 1 110
10,510 1,591 9,871 10,087 1,787 9,353
14,568 1,636 11,444 13,799 1,885 11,189


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