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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 from caption.

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University of Florida
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oclc - 02560826
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issn - 0565-5307
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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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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400

k October 1960
Page I


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND


Total accidents Employees on duty
Total Totals
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other Passengers Other
Kind of accident Total in casual- Total Trainen 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 ............................ 1960 81 6 2 14 2 14 2 11 2 10 I1 2
1959 65 7 37 37 11 11 26 -

Derailments ........................... 1960 235 12 3 14 3 14 6 6 3 8
1959 234 14 3 15 1 2 15 8 8 3 2 4


Other train accidents ................. 1960 10 10 U4 7 U 7 3 3 4 4
1959 14 14 14 9 14 9 1 1 14 8

Total I/............................ 1960 326 28 9 35 9 35 2 20 2 19 1 7 14
Total1959 313 35 17 61 1 16 61 -. 20 20 29 16 12


#Athighwaygrade crossings, 1960 18 18 7 15 7 15 5 5 7 10
classifiedabove.............1959 19 18 16 11 16 11 1 1 16 10


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

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


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


8 332
21 396

L77 1,141
L53 1,063


1,088
1,024


17
18

202
158

2
7


9
8

234
276

614
604


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1960 186 1,176 57 53 129 1,123 10 677 8 633 2 44 2 79 117 367
1959 170 1,12U 65 39 105 1,085 12 ..686 8 624 4 62 112 93 287
1960 1959

Locomotive-miles ..... 82,012,243 80,853,658
Motor train-miles .... 2,635,030 2,825,163
Total units ....... 84,647,273 83,678,821

Casualties per million units ..................... 1960 220 13.89 0.12 8.00 0.09 7.48 0.02 0.52 -
1959 2.03 13.43 .14 8.20 .10 7.46 .05 .74 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCID S ................................. 1960 7 508 1 7 507 6 479 5 6 74 17 28
1959 5 506 1 5 505 5 466 5 466 39


GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALCASSE..................... 1960 193 1,684 57 54 136 1,630 16 1,156 8 638 8 518 2 79 118 395
GRAND1959 175 1,630 65 L 110 1,590 17 1,152 8 624 9 520 112 93 326
Increase Percent ........................................ 10.29 3.31 *12.31 35.00 23.64 2.52 *5.88 0.35 2.24 *11.11 *1.89 *29.146 26.88 21.17



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


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1960 1959
Number of accidents .... 288 247

1960 109 321 6 109 315 7 7 109 308
#rotal casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1959 91 244 3 1 88 2U3 9 8 1 1 88 233


lIncludes 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 .....................................................


* Decrease.


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1960 1959
Number Killed Injured Number Killed In-ured
168 3 82 150 5 120
169 55 173 I 1 45
50 4 U 55 14
1,087 183 1,035 1,038 16U 945
1,474 186 1,176 1,416 170 1,124


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Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
October 1960
Pa, 2


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


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE TEN MONTHS ENDING WITH OCTOBER 1960 AND 1959



Total accidents Employees on duty
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons T otal Totaeslpssers other Passengers Other
Total in casual- respassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Otheron 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 ............................ 1960 824 62 6 197 6 197 6 118 6 90 28 54 25
1959 897 63 8 146 8 146 6 91 6 86 5 43 2 12

Derailments ........................... 1960 2,464 122 63 354 7 5 56 349 13 127 13 99 28 16 158 27 64
1959 2,389 125 51 361 2 49 361 2 137 1 87 1 50 1 144 46 80

Other train accidents ................. 1960 88 88 67 79 67 79 1 17- 14 1 3 66 62
1959 82 82 53 69 1 2 52 67 14. 12 2 52 50

Total /............................ 1960 3,376 272 136 630 7 5 129 625 20 262 19 203 1 59 16 212 93 151
1959 3,368 270 112 576 3 2 109 574 8 242 7 185 1 57 1 190 100 142

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1960 133 118 106 200 106 200 8 39 8 25 14 13 75 85 86
1959 125 115 79 143 1 1 78 142 31 15 16 37 78 74


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ............................... 1960 8 1493 8 1493 8 1493 46 4514 2 39-
1959 9 489 9 489 9 1489 7 443 2 146 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1960 240 240 240 236 14 -
1959 123 123 123 117 6 -

Operating hand brakes .................................... 1960 4 1400 4 1400 4 1400 4 392 8 -
1959 1 1416 1 416 1 416 1 411 5 -

Operating switches .......................................1960 1 367 1 367 1 367 1 359 8 -
1959 1 319 1 319 1 319 1 306 13 -

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures .................................. 1960 8 197 2 7 6 190 6 187 6 184 3
1959 7 190 2 8 5 182 5 178 5 172 6 2 2

Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1960 39 2,348 18 84 21 2,264 12 1,774 10 1,717 2 57 8 447 1 143
1959 35 2,457 22 100 13 2,357 8 1,858 6 1,797 2 61 3 452 2 47

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings#.............. 1960 956 2,402 27 50 929 2,352 2 42 22 2 20 19 927 2,291
1959 823 2,317 27 28 796 2,289 1 37 1 31 6 8 795 2,244

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1960 542 498 436 224 106 274 38 109 14 62 24 147 68 165
1959 528 547 436 280 92 267 28 104 11 58 17 46 64 163

Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1960 92 3,581 59 96 33 3,485 27 2,702 20 2,336 7 366 5 514 1 269
1959 120 4,010 80 118 40 3,892 31 3,149 21 2,713 10 436 5 477 4 266

Total / ............................................... 1960 1,650 10,526 542 461 1,108 10,065 98 6,314 61 5,762 37 552 13 980 997 2,771
1959 1,524 10,868 567 534 957 10,334 84 6,673 53 6,048 31 625 8 939 865 2,722


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1960 1,786 11,156 549 466 1,237 10,690 118 6,576 80 5,965 38 611 29 1,192 1,090 2,922
1959 1,636 11,444 570 536 1,066 10,908 92 6,915 60 6,233 32 682 9 1,129 965 2,864

1960 1959
Locomotive-miles ..... 811,396,961 829,032,097
Motor train-miles .... 26,533,533 28,404,963
Total units ....... 837,930,494 857,437,060

Casualties per million units ..................... 1960 2.13 13.31 0.14 7.85 0.10 7.12 0.05 0.73 -
1959 1.91 13.35 .11 8.06 .07 7.27 .04 .80 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1960 37 14,864 3 21 34 4,843 30 4,486 18 30 14,1468 4 357
1959 42 4,955 1 17 41 4,938 38 4,590 32 38 4,558 3 348

1960 1,823 16,020 552 487 1,271 15,533 148 11,062 80 5,983 68 5,079 29 1,192 1,094 3,279
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1959 1,678 16,399 571 553 1,107 15,846 130 11,505 60 6,265 70 5,240 9 1,129 968 3,212
Increase Percent ........................................ 8.64 *2.31 *3.33 *11.94 14.81 *1.98 13.85 *3.85 33.33 *4.50 *2.86 *3.07 222.22 5.58 13.02 2.09



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1960 1959
Number of accidents .... 2,455 2,337

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1960 1,062 2,602 27 50 1,035 2,552 10 81 8 47 2 34 13 94 1,012 2,377
1959 902 2,460 28 29 874 2,1431 1 68 1 46 22 45 873 2,318


_/ 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 ....................................................


1960 1959
Number Killed Injured Number Killed Inure
1,669 31 913 1,729 25 839
1,747 4 534 1,870 21 528
567 1 147 459 18 206
10,221 1,750 9,562 10,510 1,591 9,871

14,204 1,786 11,156 1 14,568 1,636 .1,444


* Decrease


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