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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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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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United States -- Federal Railroad Administration
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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


Statement No. M-400

May 1963


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


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 1963 AND 1962


PANl 1


Total accidents Emnployees on duty
Total Total
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Traimen OtherPassengerOter
Kind of accident Total in casual- Total Trai en on 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 ,............................ 1963 72 3 5 55 5 5 -
1962 82 9 1 11 1 11 1 11 1 10 -


Derailments ........................... 1963 225 9 1 15 1 15 8 7 1 2 1 5
1962 195 8 2 24 2 24 1 12 6 1 6 11 1 1


Other train accidents ................. 1963 41 11 4 10 4-10 6 6 4 4
1962 50 10 6 14 1 6 13 4 4 2 6 7


Total I/............................ 1963 338 23 5 30 5 30 19 18 1 2 5 9
Ttal/..................... 1962 327 27 9 49 1 9 48 2 27 1 20 1 7 13 7 8


#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1963 19 1 5 11 5 11 4 4 7
1962 19 10 7 13 7 13 4 4 -2 7 7


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating
air or stemn connections ............................... 1963 79 79 79 7 5 -
1962 1 72 1 72 1 72 67 1 5


Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1963 45 45 45 45 -
1962 2 46 2 46 2 46 2 46 -


Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1963 57 57 57 55 2
1962 63 63 63 63 -


Operating switches ......................................... 1963 50 50 50 47 3 -
1962 47 47 47 43 4 -


Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact
with fixed structures ................................... 1963 2 17 1 1 16 1 16 1 14 1 -
1962 3 22 3 22 3 20 3 20 -i


Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1963 3 258 1 13 2 245 1 197 1 16 1 43 5
1962 3 292 3 7 285 236 227 9 47 2


Accidents at public rail-highway crossings #............. 1963 79 212 5 2 74 210 3 3 74 207
1962 76 154 4 73 150 3 3 1 73 146


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other 1963 43 60 3 33 9 27 5 11 2 7 3 4 4 16
than public rail-highway crossings ................... ...1962 61 50 47 32 14 18 4 8 2 5 2 3 10 10


Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1963 6 401 5 12 1 389 314 272 42 55 1 20
Ms.1962 9 469 5.13 4 456 3 376 2 323 1 53 1 57 23


Tt / 1963 133 1,179 46 61 87 1,118 7 772 4 703 3 69 1 98 79 248
Total l............................ 1962 155 1,215 58 56 97 1,159 13 871 9 797 4 74 1 106 83 182



TOTAL--TRAINAD TRAIN-SERC ACCIDENTS .........1963 138 1,209 46 61 92 1,148 7 791 4 721 3 70 1 100 84 257
TOTAL-TRAI1962 164 1,264 58 57 106 1,207 15 898 10 817 5 81 1 119 90 190

1963 1962
Locomotive-miles ... 79,180,320 78,297,875
Motor train-miles ... 2,813,876 2,999,781
Total units ....... 81,994,196 81,297,656

Casualties per million units ..................... 1963 1.68 14.74 0.09 9.65 0.05 8.79 0.04 0.85
Caulis1962 2,02 15.54 .18 11.03 .12 10.04 .06 1.000


Nontrain accidents at public rail-highway crossing# ...... 1962 13 1 2 1
TOTAL--UOITRAIN ACCIDETS ..............................o...1963 3 747 9 3 738 2 645 5 2 640 1 93
1962 11 753 2 6 9 747 7 662 2 7 660 2 85
1963 141 2/1,956 46 70 95 1,886 9 1,436 4 726 5 710 1 100 85 350
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES...................... 1962 175 2,017 60 63 115 1,954 22 1,560 10 819 12 741 1 119 92 275

Increase Percent....... ................................... .. .... ... *19.43 *3.02 *23.33 11.11 *17.39 *3.49 *59.09 *7.95 *60.00 *11.36 *58.33 *4.18 *15.97 #7.61 27.27



HIOHWAY ORADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1963 1962
Number of accidents .... 227 188

#1otal casualties at highway grade crossings ........ 1963 84 224 5 2 79 222 7 7 -- 79 215
1962 83 170 3 4 80 166 972go 80 154


/ 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 .....
ecellan ous i...................................*....*.......
Total .....................o........ o......................


1963 _____1962_____
Number lle d Inlured Number Killed Inlred
102 9 107 21
153 47 148 43
64 13 48 1 23
1,236 138 1,140 1,304 163 1,177
1,555 138 1,209 1,607 164 1,264


*Decrease.


v i. ooM mr lftT ofX 0 -3 0f o4*


Sncludes subsequent fatalities as tollowst ontrespassers, 3; trespassers, 3; total, 6.











JO1^ a 1964 M2
Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSI C1 Stotement No. M-4.00
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS May 1963




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


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE FIVE MONTHS ENDING WITH MAY 1963 AND 1962
RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE FIVE MONTHS ENDING WITH MAY 1963 AND 1962


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


II3 1262 08851 III 0127 II
3 1262 08851 0127


Total accidents

Kind of accident Resulting
Total in casual-
number ties to
________________________________ _____ persons


TRAIN ACCIDENTS

1963 416 29
Collisions ............................ 1962 416 36


1963 1,325 66
Derailments ........................... 1962 1,263 62


1963 194 48
Other train accidents ................. 1962 227 61


1963 1,935 143
j Total V/............................ 1962 1,906 159



#At highway grade crossings, 1963 89 55
J classified above ............. 1962 99 61



TRAIN-SMVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars,.or manipulating 1963
air or steam connections *............................... 1962


A 1963
Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1962

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



1963
Operating switches ...................................... 1962



Persons on moving locomotives or care coming in contact 1963
with fixed structures ................................. 1962


1963
Getting on or off locomotives or cars ...................... 1962


1963
Accidents at public rail-highway crossings # .............. 1962


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other 1963
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1962


1963
Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1962


1963
Total ............................................. 1962


Total persons


Total Total
trespassers nontrespassers


Total


Employees on duty


Trainmen


Other
employees


Passengers
on trains


Other
nontrespassera


f + t -
LI&CL LLLJILL AJ.4.JXLUJ.LIUL -,


- 4s68 468 38 31 7 426 4
5 189 5 189 5 60 3 50 2 10 124 5


10 224 1 2 9 222 2 89 2 78 11 51 7 82
15 389 15 389 4 84 3 57 1 27 186 11 119


25 38 1 1 24 37 13 9 4 2 24 22
43 73 1 43 72 4 13 4 12 1 32 39 27


35 730 3 33 727 2 140 2 118 22 479 31 108
63 651 1 6 650 13 157 10 119 3 38 342 50 151



31 78 1 30 78 28 26 2 17 30 33
51 74 51 74 4 7 4 7 33 47 34


348
383


263
242


263
288


311
377


107
123

1,465
1,475

1,381
1,259


244
235


2,294
2,497


721 6,676
739 6,879


5 348 5
3 383 3

S2 263 2
3 242 3


2 263 2
1 288 1


311
377


2 2 3 105 3
6 123 6


8 50 8 1,415 4
9 38 1 1,437


20 29 436 1,352
20 29 423 1,230 1



142 84 57 160 30
170 91 55 144 16


26 54 10 2,240 6
30 45 18 2,452 16


219 523 6,457
203 510 6,676


348
383


263
242


263
288


311
377


105
121


1,170
1,193


25
25



73
58

1,847
1,992


52 4,405
46 4,679


322
351


257
235


256
287


299
358


102
119


1,121
1,148


16
15


42
38

1,610
1,699


31 4,025
30 4,250


2 1 1


1 49 3 222 1 23
345 1 220 24


19 9 436 1,318
1 10 13 422 1,192


15 31 27 87
9 20 39 86


3 237 3 288 1 105
5 293 2 295 165


465 1,533
461 1,468


S........ 1963 756 7,406 200 222 556 7,184 54 4,545 33 4,143 21 402 6 998 496 1,641
TOTAL-TRA AlD TRAIN-SHVICE ACCIDENTS ...................1962 802 7,530 229 204 573 7,326 59 4,836 40 4,369 19 467 3 871 511 1,619


1963 1962

Locomotive-miles ..... 375,781,955 381,209,383
Motor train-miles .... 13,945,903 13,853,214
Total unite ....... 389,727,858 395,062,597

Sp _nu 1963 1.94 19.00 0.14 11.66 0.08 10.63 0.05 1.03 -
Casualtie per million unit ..................... 1962 2.03 19.06 .15 12.24 .10 11.05 .05 1.18 -


Bontrain accidents at public rail-highway crossing*d# ...... 1963 -" 15 15 11 11 4
..... 1962 2 8 2 8 2 7 2 7 1
TUTAL-N lnRAIN. AUUIJJWEI ................................. 1963 23 3,797 3 28 20 3,769 15 3,183 20 15 3,163 5 586
1962 28 3,976 6 24 22 3,952 20 3,407 17 20 3.390 2 4

1963 779 k1,203 203 250 576 10,953 69 7,728 33 4,163 36 3,565 6 998 501 2.22
GRAND TOTAL-ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1962 830 11,506 235 228 595 11.278 7Z 8 .243 4.0 A..gfi %a 7.R7 ____ Z71. -1 .1
Increase Percent ........................................ *6.14 *2.63 *13.62 9.65 *3.19 *2.88 *12.66 *6.25 *17.50 *5.08 *7.69 *7.57 100.00 14.58 *2,34 2.91



HInWAI GRAD&-,0CROSSI ACCIDENTS

II I I I I I IF I II II I


1963 1962
Number of accidents .... 1,395 1,302


f#otal cauualties at highway grade orosinngs ........19 63 496877 1,474 21 292 466 l1,4451 3 64 24 2 22 22726 4 :
1962 496 1,341- 20 29 476 1,312 7 39 22 3-7


_/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due tot _________
1963 1962
Number- _LJia iinrdHmbAL KnUiAd -LaLUr
Negligence of employees ...................................... 551 2 503 551 7 246
Defects in or failures of equipment ............................ .. 898 342 933 295
Defect in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 386 2 87 373 1 161
MisBcellaneous ................................................ 6,847 752 6,474 6,981 794 6,828

Total ............................... ... .........,.............. 8,682 756 7,406 8,838 802 7,530


V/ Include sbka-qamt fatalities as follow I ployees on duty, 5; other nontraespasamars, 29; trespassers, 8; total, 42.


* Decrease.


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