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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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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.

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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


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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Statement No. M-400
July 1962


PAW1 I
SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL

RAILROAD COMPANY MONTH OF JULY 1962 AND 1961

Total accidents EmBployees on duty
Kind of accident Re perso Total Passengers Other
Resultingeo trespas ers nontrespassers Other
Kind o accident Total in casual- T on trains nontrespassera
number ties to Total Tam employees ontrain
_____ persons fl Injured Wled Ijure Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS N

Collisions ............................ 1961 2 04 104 17 12 5 8,] 1

Derailments ........................... 1962 18 10 23 119 23 119 3 19 2 2 1 7 19 91 1 9
1961 203 9 22 22 9 6 310 3

Other train accidents ................. 1962 9 1 2 9 9 4
1961 316 68 3 8 38 3

Total I/ ............................ 1962 291 25 3L 132 2 32 132 3 28 2 21 1 7 19 91 10 13
oa /961 3214 20 9 129 9 129 1 26 1 18 8 96 8 7

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1962 16 10 1 4 4
1961 16 10 10 8 10 5 2 3 8

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or steam connections ............................... 1962 75 1 75: 75 63 12 -
1961 93 93 93 82 33.1

Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1962 31 31 31 31 -
1961 52 52 52 52 -

Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1962 59 1 59 1 59 1 59 -
19.61 57 57 57 56 1 -

Operating switches ......................................... 1962 47 47 47 42 5 -
1961 59 59 59 58 1 -

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures .................................. 1962 19 19 19 17 2 -
1961 25 1 214 22 20 2 2 -

Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1962 255 11 2 244 2 198 2 190 8 141 5
1961 1 330 1 14 316 262 255 7 45 9-

Accidents at public rail-highway crossings #.............. 1962 6 20 8 64 202 3 3 2 64 1 97
1961 6L 165 3 2 61 163 2 1 1 1 61 160

Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other 2 5 23
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1962 49 56 43 2 1 6 35 13
2961 72 51 60 33 II- 1 8i 11 13

M 1962 I 510 13 3 497 2 378 2 308 70 81 1 38
Miscellaneous causes...................................... 1961 1 545 10 3 535 1 424 354 1 70 1 82 1 29

1962 12e 1,262 49 53 77 1,209 7 822 6 722 1 100 124 70 263
Total 2/................................................ 1961 15 1,377 75 60 75 1,317 1 976 883 1 93 1 130 73 211


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1962 16 1,394 51 53 109 1,341 10 850 8 743 2 107 19 215 80 276
1961 15 1,506 75 60 84 1,446 2 1,002 1 901 1 101 1 226 81 218

1962 1961
Locomotive-miles .... 75, 400,488 74,768,495
Motor train-miles .... 2, 284,727 2,465,173
Total units ...... 77,685,215 77,233,668

Casualties per million units ..................... 1962 2.0 17.94 o.13 10.94 0.10 9.56 0.03 1.38 -
1961 2.01 19.51 1- .03 12.99 .o1 11.68 .01 1.31 -


TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS 2/ ............................... 1962 3 704 54 2 700 2 623 3 2 620 77
1961 5 7145 2 5 3 7140 2 670 5 2 665 1 70

1962 163 /2,098 51 57 13 2,041 12 1,473 8 746 4 727 19 215 80 353
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1961 16 2.251 7 65 871 2.186 4 1.672 1 906 3 766, 1. 226 82 288
Increase Percent ........................................ NO.6. *6.80 *32.4 *12.31 27.59 *6.63 200.00 *11.90 700.00 *17.66 33.33 *5.09 iOa.Oo *14.87 *2.44 22.57


HIGHWAY ORADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1962 1961
Number of accidents .... 202 172

#rotal casualties at highway grade crossings .......... 1962 8C 218 6 8 7L 210 3 3 2 7 203
1961 72 175 3 2 69 173 7 34 1 69 165


I/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:
_____1962_____
Number Killed Inmured
Negligence of employees ...................................... 107 14 46
Defects in or failures of equipment .......................... 124 1 147
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 55 19 96
Miscellaneous ................................................ 1,254 136 1,205
Total ..................................................... 1,540 160 1,394


2/ Includes 4 injured in nontrain accidents at Highway Crade Crossings.
3/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: nontrespasaers, 61 trespassers, 4; total, 10.
Increase due to one derailment.


*Decrease.


Subject to revision


1961
Number Killed Inlurea
-10 1 132
170 41
27 6
1,329 158 1,327
1,636 159 1,506


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to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No.I
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS JuIl

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


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH JULY 1962 AND 1961


M-400
y 1962
12


Total accidents BEmployees on duty
Tota perons TotalTotal Psagr te
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons trespassers nontrespassers OtherPaager Other
Total in casual- trespassers nontrespassers Traien ther on trains nontrespassera
number ties to employees
______ persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ......................... 1962 571 55 7 223 7 223 7 89 5 76 2 13 125 9
1961 526 36 4 169 1 168 4 65 3 56 1 9 94 9

Derailments ........................... 1962 1,656 88 44 691 2 43 689 7 115 5 80 2 35 20 427 16 147
1961 1,529 79 23 473 3 2 20 471 3 106 2 79 1 27 6 282 11 83

Other train accidents ................. 1962 316 82 65 92 12 1 63 91 4 19 4 16 3 32 59 40
1961 271 73 62 66 2 60 66 5 19 5 15 4 9 55 38

Total I/........................... ..1962 2,543 225 116 1,006 3 3 113 1,003 18 223 14 172 4 51 20 584 75 196
1961 2,326 188 89 708 5 3 84 705 12 190 10 150 2 40 6 385 66 130

#At highway grade crossings, 1962 1,696 90 78 98 2 1 76 97 4 15 4 14 1 33 72 49
classified above ....... ...... 1962 1,696 9 78 8 2 1 76 91 5 lt 1 33 719
classified1above............. 961 123 84 68 150 67 150 5 34 5 20 14 1 68 61 48

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating 1962 5 530 5 530 5 530 4 477 1 53 -
air or steam connections ....o......................... 1 961 4 503 4 503 4 503 3 462 1 41 -

2962 3 323 3 323 3 323 3 316 7 -
Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 19612 3 32395 295 295 283164 -
1l61 295 -" 295 295 284 1.1

Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1962 2 402 2 402 2 402 2 401 1--
1961 2 1407 2 407 2 407 2 404 3 -

Operating switches ................................ 1962 474 474 474 445 29 -
19........ 61 450 450 45o 429 21 -

Persona on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact 16 7
withfixed structures .................................. 1962 7 159 1 1 56 18 6 156 6 152 2 2 1
1961 6 140 1 4 5 136 5 3,33 5 3,31 2 2 I

Getting on or off locomotives or cars .................. 19... 62 14 2,015 11 60 3 1,955 2 1,611 2 1,545 66 1 310 34
Getting,1961 21 2,021 15 55 6 1,966 3 1,608 2 1,558 1 50 3 323 35

1962 578 1,637 25 45 553 1,592 1 31 21 1 10 35 552 1,546
Accidents at public rail-highway crossings #............... 1961 651 1,778 16 41 635 1,7)7 39 30 9 -7 635 1,691


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other 1962 329 353 264 143 65 210 18 84 7 55 3i 29 -- 47 126
than public rail-highway crossings ...................... 1961 315 323 256 153 59 170 15 66 4 3 11 23 104

Miscellany a962 62 3,521 41 66 21 3,455 18 2,759 13 2,340 5 419 2 467 1 229
Miscellaneouscsuses ........................................1961 68 3,430 45 68 23 3,362 13 2,687 9 2,295 4 392 5 1469 5 -206

1962 1,000 9,414 342 315 658 9,099 55 6,370 37 5,752 18 618 3 793 600 1,936
Total V ..................... o...............o......... ^ ^ ^^ 6581 9,02670 3 ^^8 ^3 7 0 ^
Total _/ .....................................1961 1,067 9,347 333 321 734 9,026 42 6,188 25 5,636 17 552 8 801 684 2,037

TOTAL--TRAI AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS...................1962 1,116 10,420 345 318 771 10,102 73 6,593 51 5,924 22 669 23 1,377 675 2,132
TOTAL-TRA1961 1,156 10,055 338 324 818 9,731 54 6,378 35 5,786 19 592 14 1,186 750 2,167

1962 1961
Locomotive-miles ..... 533,230,415 517,463,685-
Motor train-miles .... 18,395,040 15,679,405
Total units ....... 551,625,455 533,143,090
1962 2.02 18.89 0.13 11.95 0.09 10.74 0.04 1.21
Casualties per million units ....................... 1961 2.17 18.86 .10 11.96 .07 10.85 .04 1.11


1962 36 5,357 9 34 27 5,323 24 4,631 27 24 4?604 3 692
TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ............................. 1961 36 5,487 12 45 24 5,442 22 4,820 27 22 4,793 2 622

1962 1,152 t5,777 354 352 798 15,425 97 11,224 51 5,951 46 5,273 23 1,377 678 2,824
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................... 1961 1,192 15,542 350 369 842 15,173 76 11,198 35 5,813 41 5,385 14 1,186 752 2.789
Increase Percent ........................................ *3.36 1.51 1.14 *4.61 *5.23 1.66 27.63 0.23 45.71 2.37 12,20 *2.08 64.29 16.10 *9.84 1.25


HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

1962 1961
Number of accidents .... 1,696 1,781

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1962 657 1,748 27 146 630 1,702 6 56 54 35 2 21 48 624 1,598
19 61 719 1,928 17 141 702 1,887 5 73 5 50 23U 75 696 4~739


j/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due tot
1962 1961
Number Killed Injured Number Killed TnJured
Negligence of employees .............o........................ 769 14 491 731 13 462
Defects in or failures of equipment .......................... 1,199 3 374 1,133 4 387
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 482 20 266 398 99
Miscellaneous ................................................ 9,564 1,079 9,289 8,842 1,139 9,107
Total ..................................................... 12,O14 .1,116 10,420 11,10o4 1,156 10,055

2/ Includes 1 killed and 13 injured in nontrain accidents at Highway Orade Crossings.
/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows EMployees on duty, 11; nontrespassers, 34J trespassers, 171 total, 62.


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