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:
AA00016163:00029

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

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Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISa lStatement No. M-400
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTS January 1960



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

RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF JAN Y 19& AND 1959


Total accidents y
Total Total Passengers Other
Kd o accident Resulting Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Other
Total in casual- Total Trainmen on trains nontrespassers
number ties to employees
P__________________________________ _____ persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions............................1960 91 7 32 32 1 9 14-
1959 94 8 2 13 2 13 2 9 2 9 2 2

Derailments ........................... 1960 242 19 8 81 8 81 1 23 1 15 8 3 49 4 9
1959 301 19 6 67 6 67 26 15 11 37 6 4

Other train accidents ................. 1960 14 14 18 9 18 9 18 9
1959 1i4 14 13 9 2 13 7 13 7

Total I ........................... 1960 347 4o 26 122 26 122 1 37 1 24 13 3 63 22 22
1959 409 41 21 89 2 21 87 2 35 2 24 11 39 19 13


#At highway grade crossings,
classifiedabove ............. 1960 17 17 17 23 17 23 2 7 17 114
1959 23 21 19 52 I 19 51 10 1 9 30 19 11


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections .............................. 1960
1959


Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1960
1959


Operating hand brakes .................................... 1960
1959


Operating switches ........................................ 1960
1959


Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures ................................. 1960
1959


Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1960
1959


Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # ............. 1960
1959


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1960
1959


Miscellaneous causes ..................................... 1960
1959


Total V ............................................... 1960
1959


4o
42

20
12

36
31

144
46


25
20

235
269

3145
378


39
52

420
466


4o
42

20
12

36
31


44
46


25
19

230
2614

338
373


28
33

414
456


4o
42

20
12

36
31

44
46


25
19

174
199

4
6


9
9

329
374


39
39

20
11

35
30

43
42


25
19

171
192


3
4


7
3

290
316


52
63

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55
50


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1, 204
1,316


1,175
1,276


681
738


633
656


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113


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2

331
367


19
214

30
32


TOTALTRAIN AD TRAIN-SVICE ACCIDENTS..................1960 250 1,326 143 29 207 1,297 U 718 7 657 4 61 5 173 191 406
TOTL-TRAI1959 180 1,405 19 42 161 1,363 13 773 8 680 5 93 2 152 146 1438

1960 1959

Locomotive-iiles ..... 83,246,568 84,342,936
Motor train-riles ..w 2,727,892 2,869,504
Total units ....... 85,974,460 87,212,440

Casualties per million units.....................1960 2.91 15.42 0.13 8.35 0.08 7.64 0.05 0.71 -
1959 2.06 16.11 .15 8.86 .09 7.80 .06 1.07 -



TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................ 1960 8 457 1 2 8 1455 8 1 45 ~- 4 8 8 411 534
1959 8 517 14 8 513 8 1460 8 8 1452 -- 53
GRAND TOTAL--ACR OF ALL 1960 250 1,783 143 31 207 1,752 11 1,133 7 661 4 1472 5 173 191 446
GRAND) TOTAL-ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 190 i8 192 _9 _k6 _19 186 _21,1233 _8 688 _13 545 __2, 152 146._l421
1959 188 1,922 19 46 169 1,876 21 1.233 8 688 13 545 2 I.2 6 I
Increase Percent ........................................ 32.98 *7.23 126.32 *32.61 22.49 *6.61 *47.62 *8.11 *12.50 *3.92 *69.23 *13.39 150.00 13.82 30.82 *9.17



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDEmNTS

1960 1959

Number of accidents .... 349 366

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1960 186 368 9 7 177 4361 16 3 _3 30 1771 3458
959 135 1430 1 6 13), 1h2), 16 5 1 30 1 37438


/ 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 ..................e............................
Total................................................


1960 1959
Number Killed Injured Number K iled In-lurec
155 7 138 182 6 84
176 53 236 55
56 16 57 26
1,179 243 1,119 1,220 174 1,240
1,566 250 1,326 1,695 180 1,1405


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