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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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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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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cc TS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL


COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1962 AND 1961
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Kind of accident


TRAIN ACCIDENTS

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


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


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


1962
Totall2/........................... 1961


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


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS


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Total in casual-
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Total persons


Total
trespassers


Total
nontrespassers


Total


Employees on duty


Trainmen


Other
employees


Passengers
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air or steam connections ............................... 1961

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

Brainghan bake .............................. 1961
1962
rating hand brakes...................................... 1961


1962
rating switches ........................................ 1961


rsons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact 1962
with fixed structures .................................. 1961


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


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


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


1962
scellaneous causes ...................................... 1961


Total V/............................................... 1961


165
171


1,281
1,401


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6
5


33
34

5
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1


1
1

96
113


17
10

5
3


2
20


70
84

58
57

48
44

34
49


20
17

227
244

7
5


8
12

335
394


1
24

1
1


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48


121
127


1,235
1,353


9807
906


2
1


71
77


10
8


96
113


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106 111 322
92 :37 355


1962 183 1,329 46 56 137 1,273 16 827 14 754 2 73 -- 116 121 330
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1961 185 1,530 44 48 141 1,482 12 951 7 858 5 93 149 129 382


1962 1961
Locomotive-miles ..... 74,293,808 75,964,694
Motor train-miles .... 2,790,511 2,413,666
Total units ...... 77,084,319 78,378,360
1962 2.37 17.24 0.21 10.73 0.18 9.78 0.03 0.95
Casualties per million units ..................... 1961 2.36 19.52 .15 12.13 .09 10.95' .06 1.19 -


/ 1962 6 712 1 8 5 704 4 609 6 4 603 1 95
TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................ 1961 11 680 7 3 4 677 4 600 6 4 594 77

1962 189 3/2,O41 47 64 142 1,977 20 1,436 14 760 6 676 116 122 425
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1961 196 2,210 51 51 1345 2,159 16 1,551 7 864 9 687 3 149 129 459

Increase Percent ........................................ *3.57 *7.65 *7.84 25.49 *2.07 *8.43 25.00 *7.41 100.00 *12.04 *33.33 *160 *22.15 *5.43 *7.41



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1962 1961
Number of accidents .... 305 335

1962 117 305 6 .11 111 294 5 11 5 8 3 3 106 280
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1961 '126 429 5 11 121 418 25 9 16 55 121 338


l/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:
1962 1961
Number Killed InLired mnbr Killed Ilured
Negligence of employees ...................................... 101 1 33 121 2 26
Defects in or failures of equipment .......................... 168 2 50 146 51
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 91 16 74 9
Miscellaneous ................................................ 1,315 180 1,230 1,347 183 1,444

Total ...................................................... 1,675 183 1,329 1,688 185 1,530

2/ Includes 3 injured in nontrain accidents at Highway Grade Crossings.
3/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 1; hontrespassers, 6; trespassers, 1; total, 8.


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November 1962
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
November 1962
Page 2


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


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE ELEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH NOVEMBER 1962 AND 1961



Total accidents Employees on duty
Resultj Total Total
Kind of accident Reaulting Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Other Passengers Other
dofdaccidenTotal in casual Total Trainmenon trains nontrespassers
number ties to _____ I, ______ I e Kle employees ____ d __d_
persons Killed I injured Killed Injured Killedjdnjured Killed Injued KKilled Injured Killed|Injured Killed|Injured Killed|Injured


TRAIN ACCIDENTS

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


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


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


Total 2_/........................... 1962
1961


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


TRAINi-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 1
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1962
1961


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


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


S325
226

849
667

115
120


325
223

836
663

113
119


146


157
162

23
31


2
1

2
1


2U
6


168
102

517
381


34
17


31
25


83
92


ll
10

162
120


56
71


901
901

2,56U
2,410

488
4)45


3,953 339 177 1,289 10 15 167 1,274 29 326 25 253 4 73 719 li4 229
3,756 308 148 1,013 8 8 4 1,00 17 304 15 2140 2 64 6 500 117 201


138
316


136
315


21
66


1
1


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8


3


3
2






11
7

22
33

963
1,009


539
530

105
lO4

1,654
1,693


810
838


533
489

610
6U7

651
661


252
228

3,221
3,353

2,628
2,731


585
513

5,437
5,543

14, 727
15,003


1,101
1,138


810
838


533
489

610
647

651
661


249
220

3,120
3,253

2,561
2,660


322
260


5,326
5,421

14,182
14,449


96
78


810
838


533
489

610
647

651
661


247
217

2,561
2,714


54
59


136
102

4,262
4,320

9,864
10,047


735
779

519
470

607
644

614
627


238
211

2,451
2,613

39
48


87
68


3,638
3,722

8,928
9,182


1
124










1

3
1


16
2)4

12
7


I
5










2
6


3
Ii


143
145


1,243
1,267.


110
lO4


1,002
1,0)49


72
104 ,


1
1


53
56

2,490
2,593


186
158


345
327

3,075
3,135


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1962 1,831 16,0o16 563 560 1,268 15,456 125 L0,190 89 9,181 36 1,009 27 1,962 1,116 3,304
1961 1,841 16,016 563 562 1,218 15,4544 95 L0,351 59 9,422 36 929 17 1,767 1,166 3,336

1962 1961
Locomotive-miles ..... 835,909,103 825,866,011
Motor train-miles .... 28,759,381 25,109,031
Total units ....... 864,668,484 851,275,072

Casualties per million units ..................... 1962 2.12 18.52 0.14 11.78 0.10 10.62 0.04 1.17 -
1961 2.16 18.81 .11 12.16 .07 11.07 .04 1.09 -



TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1962 67 8,391 13 78 54 8,313 U5 7,264 U45 45 7,219 9 1,049
1961 55 8,596 22 74 33 8,522 31 7,583 49 31 7,534 2 939


RANDTOTAL--ACCIDENTSOF ALLCLA S .................. 1962 1,898 24,407 576 638 1,322 23,769 170 L7,454 89 9,226 81 8,228 27 1,962 1,125 35
G L C O O .................. 1961 1-896 2h6612 .8. 616 ..] 23.976 126 17&h.9 9 9.47 67 8 ,6q 17 1.76710 168 ,P

Increase Percent ........................................ 0.11 *0.83 *1.54 0.31 0.84 *0.86 34.92 *2.68 50.85 *2.59 20.90 *2.78 58.82 11.0o4 *3.68 1.82



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1962 1961
'Number of accidents .... 2,768 2,791

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1962 1,089 2,789 45 69 1,044 2,720 14 94 9 58 5 36 160 1,029 2,566
1961 1,122 3,047 35 72 1.087 2.975 9 125 8 79 1 46 1 153 1.077 2.697


/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:
1962 1961 *Dec
Number Killed Inhiured Number Killed I ured
Negligence of employees .....................*.................. 1,211 20 694 1,207 17 563
Defects in or failures of equipment ........................ 1,830 5 587 1,77 5 576
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 739 20 335 620 131
Miscellaneous .............................. .............. 15,092 1,786 4,UOO 14,267 1,819 L14,746

Total ..................................................... 18,872 1,831 i6,016 17,868 1,841 6,016

2/ Includes 2 killed and 23 injured in nontrain accidents at Highway Grade Crossings.
S Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on dirty, 16j-oassengers on train, 1; nontrespassers, 521 trespassers, 321 total; 101.


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