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 )
statistics   ( marcgt )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

Notes

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.
Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.

Record Information

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:
AA00016163:00037

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 COMMISSION Statement No. M-400
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS January 1961



SUMMA_ ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL

LAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1961 AND 1960
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ............................ 1961
1960

Derailments .......................... 1961
1960

Other train accidents ................. 1961
1960

Total I/........................... 1961
1960


#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1961
1960


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS


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


Operating locomotives and rail motor cars .................


Operating hand brakes .....................................



Operating switches ......................................


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


Getting on or off locomotives or cars .....................


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


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


Miscellaneous causes .......................................


Total / ..............................................


Total accidents
Resulting
Total in casual-
number ties to
Dersorns


Total persons


Total
trespassers


Total
nontrespassers


Total


Employees on duty


Trainmen


Other
employees


3 1262 08850 9426


Passengers Other
on trains nontrespassers


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337 33 16 146 3 1 13 145 2 28 2 20 8 42 11 75
347 40 26 122 26 122 1 37 1 2 13 3 63 22 22


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1,5414
1,204


1,519
1,175


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1961 190 1,690 27 26 163 1,664 8 990 6 88' 2 102 1 202 154 472
1960 250 1,326 43 29 207 1,297 11 718 7 657 4 61 5 173 191 406

1961 1960

Locomotive-miles ..... 73,885,378 83,246,568
Motor train-miles .... 2,393,200 2,727,892
Total units ....... 76,278,578 85,974,460

Casualties per million units ..................... 1961 2.49 22.16 0.10 12.98 0.08 11.64 0.03 1.34 -
1960 2.91 15.142 .13 8.35 .08 7.64 .05 .71 -



TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1961 2 855 2 2 853 2 725 4 2 721 128
1960 456 2 1 4154 414 3 411 40
S 192 2,515 27 28 165 2,517 10 1,715 6 892 4 823 1 202 151 600
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1961 250 1,782 143 31 207 1,751 11 1,132 ___ 7 660 14 1472 5 173 191 14146
1960 "
Increase Percent ......................................... .. *23.20 42.58 *37.21 *9.68 20.29 43.75 *9.09 51.50 14.29 35.15 74.36 *80.00 16.76 *19.37 34.53



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSINO ACCIDENTS
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1961 1960
Number of accidents .... 359 349


1961
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .........1960


150
186


lIncludes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:

Numb,
Negligence of employees ..................... ................ 82
Defects in or failures of equipment .......................... 18
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 6
Miscellaneous ............................................... 1,37
Total ..................................................... 1,71

2/ Includes 120 injuries reported on Form V, unclassified.
SNOTE: 1961 figures.not comparable, due to changes in reporting rules.


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6 368 9 7 177 361 6 -

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1961 1960
er Killed Irured Number Killed In-jred
2 2 20 155 7 138
7 1 113 176 53 u
8 16 56 16 u
5 187 2/1,541 1,179 243 1,119 D

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