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 )
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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.
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Title varies slightly.
General Note:
Title from caption.
Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.

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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:
AA00016163:00045

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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


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Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCH^k=


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1962 AND 1961


Total accidents
Resulting
Total in casual-
number ties to


Kind of accident


TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ............................ 1962
1961

Derailments ........................... 1962
1961


Other train accidents .................. 1962
1961


Total./............................1962
.................... 1961


#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .............. 1962
1961


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ............................... 1962
1961


Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1962
1961


Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1962
1961


Operating switches ........................................ 1962
1961


Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures .................................. 1962


Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1962
1961


Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # ............. 1962
1961


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1962
1961


Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1962
1961


Total ............................................... 1962
1961


Total persons


Total Total
trespassers nontrespassers


Total


Employees on duty


Traitmen


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TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1962 189 1,773 36 31 153 1,742 13 1,071 8 964 5 107 1 190 139 481
1961 190 1,690 27 26 163 1,6614 8 990 6 888 2 102 1 202 154 472

1962 1961
Locomotive-miles ..... 78,381,710 73,885,378
Motor train-miles .... 2,885,894 2,393,200
Total units ....... 81,267,604 76,278,578

Casualties per million units ..................... 1962 2.33 21.82 0.16 13,18 0.10 11.86 0.06 1.32 -
1961 2.149 22.16 .10 3.98 .08 11.64 .03 1.314 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS 2/.............................. 1962 2 875 4 2 871 2 708 2 2 706 163
1961 2 855 2 2 853 2 725 4 2 721 128

1962 191 Y2,648 36 35 155 2,613 15 1,779 8 966 7 813 1 190 139 644
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .....................1961 192 2,545 27 28 165 2,517 I1 1,715 6 892 4 823 1 202 254 600

Increase Percent ........................................ 4.0 33.33 2.OO O 3 5000 3.73 3.33 .3 75. 1.22 5.9 9. 7.33



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1962 1961
Number of accidents ....
370 359

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1962 135 424 3 9 132 415 1 4 1 2 2 35 131 376
1961 150 426 4 7 146 419 2 16 2 9 T 3 7 Hl,


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 .....................................................


*Decrease


2/ Includes 1 Injury in nontrain accident at Highway Grade Crossing.
F Includes subDuuent fatalities as follows: Employeees on duty, 3; nontrespassers, 8, trespassemrs, 3; Total, 31.


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Number Killed Idured Number K lld Iniured
116 3 27 82 2 20
228 88 187 1 113
101 47 68 16
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