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 ...
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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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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.
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:
AA00016163:00053

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Preceded by:
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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Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCH


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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Total accaident tEmployees on duty
I~e~ltlg Ttalperons Total Tots].ssnes te
Kind of accident eating Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other Passengers Other
Total in casual- employees on trains nontrespassers
number ties to employees on
------------------------ persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ............................. ..1963 91 9 426 426 13 11 2 412 1
1962 86 5 2 8 2 8 2 6 3 2 3 2 -

Derailments .......................... 1963 327 19 5 27 5 27 25 23 2 2 5-
1962 289 15 5 90 5 90 11 10 1 37 5 42


Other train accidents ................. 1963 48 13 3 12 3 12 1 3 3 8
1962 58 21 18 39 18 39 5 1 5 28 17 6

Total V............................ 1963 466 41 8 465 8 465 42 35 7 414 8 9
1962 433 41 25 137 25 137 3 22 1 18 2 4 67 22 48


#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1963 23 14 7 18 7 18 11 10 1 7 7
1962 33 23 22 48 22 48 1 2 1 2 30 21 16


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating 1963 87 87 87 81 6 -
air or steam connections ............................... 1962 1 87 1 87 1 88 1 7981 9 -
1962 1 88 -1 88 8 8 79 9 -


Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1963 58 58 58 56 2 -
1962 47 47 47 45 2 -

1963 1 32 1 32 1 32 1 31 1I
Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1962 32 60 60 60 59 -


Operating switches ........................................ 1963 84 8 4 84 80 4 -
...... 1962 118 118 118 116 -2 -


Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact 1963 24 24 24 24 -
with fixed structures ................................ 1962 29 29 29 29 -
1963 3 029 1 4 298 2489 239 4

Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 196-3 302 1 4 2 298 248 239 19 2 46 4
.... 1962 323 6 317 251 241 I0 59 -7


1963 110 369 6 3 104 366 6 4 2 7 104 353
Accidents at public rail-highway crossings #................. 1962 113 375 39 110 366 1 I 5 110 360


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other 1963 47 50 26 14 21 36 8 19 5 11 3 8 -
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1962 37 5 2 27 0 41 3 12 2 4 7 29


Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1963 9 499 8 10 1 489 1 394 349 1 45 73 22
Miscellaneous1962 13 544 6 5 7 539 6 443 4 373 2 70 1 59 37


1963 170 1,505 41 31 129 1,474 10 952 6 875 4 77 2 126 117 396
Total /............................................... 1962 164 1,636 36 31 128 1,605 10 1,049 7 946 3 103 1 123 117 433



TOTALTRAIN AND RAINSERVICE ACCIDENTS 1963 178 1,970 41 31 137 1,939 10 994 6 910 4 84 2 540 125 405
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


1963 1962
Locomotive-miles ..... 74,836,199 78,381,710
Motor train-miles .... 2,893,210 2,885,894
Total units ....... 77,729,409 81,267,604

1963 2.29 25.34 -0.13 12.79 0.08 11.71 0.05 1.08 -
Casualties per million units ..................... 1962 2.33 21.82 .16 13.18 .10 11.86 .06 1.32 -

Nontrain accidents at public rail-highway crossings # ..... -
193 6 829 1 9 5 820 3 657 7 3 650 2 163
TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1962 2 875 4 2 871 2 708 2 2 706 163


1963 184 3/2,799 42 40 142 2,759 13 1,651 6 917 7 734 2 540 127 568
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ...................... 1962 191 2,638 36 35 155 2,613 15 1.779 8S j966 7 81a 1l. 1 10 1 3 q 644A
Increase percentt ............................. .................... *3.67 5.70 16.67 14.29 *8.39 5.59 *13.33 *7.20 *25.00 *5.07 *9.72 100.00 284.21 *8.63 *11.80



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1963 1962
Number of accidents .... 365 370

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1963 117 392 6 3 111 389 22 14 8 7 111 360
1962 135 424 3 9 132 415 1 41??' 11 376


/ Incldle train and train-service accidents reported as due to:
1963 1962
Number Killed durd. umber Killed Inured
Bagligence of employee ...................................... ... 116 436 116 3 27
Lefete in or failure of equipment .......................... .. 224 55 228 88
Seftse Ig n or, improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 117 1 33 101 47
Misel-aeUs. ................................................. 1,517 177 1,446 1,595 186 1,611
Total ................................................. ..... 1,974 178 1,970 2,040 189 1,773
j Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: nontrespassers, 11; trespassers, 3; total. 14.


* Decrease

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