Summary of accidents reported by all line-haul switching and terminal railroad companies for the month of ...

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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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English
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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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Dates or Sequential Designation:
May 1956-Dec. 1974.
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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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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.

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University of Florida
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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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SUMMARY


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1961 AND 1960


Total accidents BEmployees on duty
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons trespassers nontrespasers TotalTraimen therOt er
Total in casual-tasan on trains nontrespassers
number ties to______________ employees
_____ persons Killed Injured Kiled Injured Killed Injured Klled njed d Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ............................ 1961 71 3 3 3 3 2 1 -
1960 81 9 36 36 22 13 9 6 8

Derailments ........................... 1961 235 20 10 248 1 10 247 2 33 1 20 1 13 6 203 2 ll
1960 284 16 3 25 3 25 19 18 1 4 3 2

Other train accidents ................. 1961 34 11 8 16 8 16 5 3 2 14 8 7
1960 8 8 6 6 6 6 4 41 6 2

Total I/............................ 1961 340 34 18 267 1 18 266 2 41 1 25 1 16 6 207 10 18
1960 373 33 9 67 9 67 45 35 10 10 9 12


#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1961 15 14 ll 22 11 22 3 2 1 5 10 12
1960 10 10 9 6 9 6 4 4 9 2


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ...............................1961
1960


Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1961
1960

Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1961
1960

Operating switches ........................................ 1961
1960


Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures .................................. 1961
1960

Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1961
1960

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # .............. 1961
1960


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1961
1960

Miscellaneous causes ....................................... 1961
1960


Total V ............................................... 1961
1960


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20


57
38

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224

288
331


37
33

505
334


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TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1961 148 1,646 29 37 119 1,609 10 922 5 834 5 88 7 340 102 347
1960 157 1,161 32 24 125 1,137 12 682 7 607 5 75 1 103 112 352

1961 1960

Locomotive-miles ..... 68,535,643 79,073,127
Motor train-miles .... 2,21144,323 2,672,964
Total units ....... 70,779,966 81,746,091

Casualties per million units ..................... 1961 2.09 23.26 0.14 13.03 0.07 11.78 0.07 1.24 -
1960 1.92 l4.20 .15 8.36 .09 7.43 .06 .93 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1961 7 822 1 6 6 816 6 719 3 6 716 97
1960 4 447 2 4 1A45 3 391 4 3 387 1 514

GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .....................1961 155 2,468 30 43 125 2,425 16 1,641 5 837 11 804 7 340 102 1444
-6 ..................... 161 1.608 32 26 129 1.582 15 1,073 7 611 8 462 1 103 113 406
Increase Percent ........................................ *3.73 53.48 *6.25 65.38 *3.10 53.29 6.67 52.944 28.57 36.99 37.50 74.03 600.00 230.10 *9.73 9.36



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1961 1960
Number of accidents .... 286 307

#Tffotal casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1961 102 310 3 5 99 305 15 13 2 1 6 98 284
1960 112 337 b 6 108 331 21 6 15 12 108 298


I Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:
1961 1960
Number Killed Inlured Number Killed I iured
Negligence of employees ...................................... 88 6 200 147 4 88
Defects in or failures of equipment .......................... 165 1 75 194 49
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 76 2, 76 23
Miscellaneous ................................................ 1,284 1141 1,38 1,028 153 1,001

Total ..................................................... 1,613 148 1,646 1,4145 157 1,161

2/ Includes 86 injuries reported on Form V, unclassified.
NOTE: 1961 figures not comparable due to changes in reporting rules.


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U.S. DEPOMTORY


TERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-400
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS -eDruary 1961

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
February 1961
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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL

RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE TWO MONTHS ENDING WITH FEBRUARY 1961 AND 1960


Total accidents Employees on duty
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Other Passengers Other
Total in casual- to Total Trainmen eon 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 ........................... 1961 132 9 20 20 10 8 2 7 3
1960 172 16 68 68 36 22 14 20 12

Derailments ........................... 1961 477 36 15 366 1 2 14 364 2 53 1 33 1 20 6 238 6 73
1960 526 35 11 106 11 106 1 142 1 33 9 3 53 7 11

Other train accidents ................. 1961 68 22 19 27 2 17 27 2 6 2 4 2 4 15 17
1960 22 22 24 15 24 15 4 4 24 11

Total I/............................ 1961 677 67 34 1413 3 2 31 4nll 4 69 3 45 I 24 6 249 21 93
1960 720 73 35 189 35 189 1 82 1 59 23 3 73 31 34

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1961 32 28 24 77 1 23 77 2 14 2 6 8 1 140 20 23
1960 27 27 26 29 26 29 6 4 2 7 26 16

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ............................... 1961 2 147 2 147 2 147 1 138 1i 9 -
1960 82 82 82 78 4 -

Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1961 88 88 88 84 4 -
1960 40 40 40 38 2 -

Operating hand brakes .................................... 1961 2 110 2 110 2 110 2 109 1 -
1960 1 74 1 7T4 I 74 1 72 2 -

Operating switches ....................................... 1961 171 171 171 163 8 -
1960 93 93 93 91 2 -

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures .................................. 1961 2 32 2 32 2 32 2 32 -
1960 3 148 3 48 3 47 3 46 1 1

Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1961 1 576 1 13 563 1439 426 13 116 8
I960 6 459 1 13 5 4246 2 346 2 338 8 2 90 1 10

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # .............. 1961 228 659 6 12 222 647 17 16 1 3 222 627
1960 272 676 13 13 259 663 21 5 16 15 259 627

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1961 55 69 38 24 17 45 5 19 1 14 4 5 12 26
1960 79 72 55 16 24 56 13 20 4 12 9 8 I 36

Miscellaneous causes ..................................... 1961 14 1,071 8 12 6 1,059 3 820 2 695 1 125 2 174 1 65
1960 11 7514 6 11 5 7143 3 595 3 525 70 1 98 1 50

Total / ............................................... 1961 304 2,923 53 61 251 2,862 14 1,8143 8 1,677 6 166 2 293 235 726
1960 372 2,298 75 53 297 2,245 22 1,318 13 1,205 9 113 3 203 272 724


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1961 338 3,336 56 63 282 3,273 18 1,912 11 1,722 7 190 8 542 256 819
1960 407 2,487 75 53 332 2,434 23 1,400 114 1,264 9 136 6 276 303 758
1961 1960
Locomotive-miles ..... 142,421,021 162,319,695
Motor train-miles .... 4,637,523 5,1400,856
Total units ....... 47,058,5144 167,720,551

Casualties per million units ..................... 1961 2.30 22.68 0.12 13.00 0.07 11.71 0.05 1.29 -
1960 2.143 14.83 .14 8.35 .08 7.51 .05 .82 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1961 9 1,677 1 8 8 1,669 8 1,41414 7 8 1,137 225
1960 4 902 1 4 898 3 804 7 3 797 1 94

GRAND TOTAL-ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 191,1 A ? 5729Q 4,942 26 1,25 1,62fl
41167531179330 3.33B2 26 1 29 M Q
Increase Percent .......................................... *15.57 47.92 *24.00 24.56 *13.69 48.32 52.27 *21.43 36.03 25.00 74.38 33.33 96.38 15.79 22.54



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

1961 1960
Number of accidents .... 645 656

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1961 252 736 7 12 245 724 2 31 2 22 9 1 143 242 650
t s a y r1960 298 705 13 13 285 692 27 9 18 22 285 643


_/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:
1961 1960
Number Killed Injured Nmber Killed nIiured
Negligence of employees ...................................... 170 8 220 302 11 226
Defects in or failures of equipment .......................... 352 2 188 370 102
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 144 39 132 39
Miscellaneous ................................................ 2,659 328 2,889 2,207 396 2,120
Total ..................................................... 3,325 338 2/3,336 3,011 407 2,487
2/ Includes 206 injuries reported on Form V, unclassified.
NOTE: 1961 figures not comparable due to changes in reporting rules.


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