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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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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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5 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSI N U.S. DEP09TORY S atement No. M-400
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS July 1963



1 *ENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL



RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 1963 AND 1962


Total accidents Employees on duty
Total Total Passengers Other
Kind of accident Total in casual- Tomployers on trains nontrespassers
Relting Total personsti trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen employees
number ties to ______ _
__________________________________ _____ persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

1963 86 8 3 43 3 43 1 11 1 10 1 2 32 -
Collisions ............................ 6 6 9 9 9 9 -
1962 66 6 9 -9 9 9 -- --


1963 252 15 6 33 4 4 2 29 2 12 2 12 7 10
Derailments........................... 1962 184 10 23 119 23 119 3 19 2 12 1 7 19 91 1 9


S. 1963 36 7 1 12 1 12 2 2 5 5
Other train accidents ................. 1962 41 9 11 4 2 9 4" 9 4


S.. 1963 374 30 10 88 5 4 5 84 3 25 3 24 1 2 44 15
Total ..............................1962 291 25 34 132 2 32 132 3 28 2 21 1 7 19 91 10 13



#At highway grade crossings, 1963 15 10 1 16 1 1 15 2 2 5 8
classified above ...............1962 16 10 12 4 2 10 4 10 4


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS


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


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


1963
Operating hand brakes ..................................... 1962

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



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


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


1963
Accidents at public rail-hiehway 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 2/ ............................................... 1962


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1,209 7 1 822 1 6 1 722 1 i100I -1 124 70 263


1963 170 1,436 82 54 88 1,382 12 989 9 896 3 93 4 164 72 229
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1962 160 1,394 51 53 109 1,341 10 850 8 743 2 107 19 215 80 276


1963 1962

Locomotive-miles ..... 76,560,129 75,400,488
Motor train-miles .... 2,800,495 2,284,727
Total units ....... 79,360,624 77,685,215

1963 2.14 18.09 0.15 12.46 0.11 11.29 0.04 1.17 -
Casualties per million units ...................... 1962 2.06 17.94 .13 10.94 .10 9.56 .03 1.38 -

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Nontrain accidents at public rail-highway crossings # ..... 1962 4 4 2 2 2
TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS .................................. 1963. 4 738 7 4 731 3 650 7 3 643 1 81
1962 3 704 1 4 2 700 2 623 3 2 620 77

1963 174 2/2,174 82 61 92 2,113 15 1,639 9 903 6 736 4 164 73 310
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ..................... 1962 163 2.098 .52. 57 1iL 2.041 12 1.471 RL 746 .4 .797 lQ 915 R-SOf

Increase Percent ........................................ 6.75 3.62 57.69 7.02 *17.12 3.53 25.00 11.27 12.50 21.05 50.00 1.24 *78.95 *23.72 *8.75 *12.18




HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS

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1963 1962

Number of accidents .... 187 202

#otal casualties at highway grade crossings........ 1963 70 187 6 4 64 183 8 7 1 7 64 168
otal1962 80 218 6 8 74 210 5 3 2 2 74 203


/ 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 ......................................................


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2/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 7; other nontrespassers, 3; trespassers,2; total,12.


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1963 1962
Number Killed INumber Number Killed Inlured
118 3 48 107 4 46
180 1 78 124 1 47
66 6 55 19 96
1,418 166 1,304 1,254 136 1,205

1,782 170 1,436 1,540 160 1,394


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



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


RAILROAD COMPANIES FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH JULY 1963 AND 1962


M-400

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Total accidents Employees on duty
Kind of accident Resulting Total persons Totaers n Totalr hr
Total in casual- trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains nontrespassers
number ties to ___ employees
___- persons Killed Injured Killegd Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Collisions ............................ 1963 606 44 587 3 587 1 69 1 57 1 2 514
1962 517 55 7 223 7 223 7 89 5 76 2 13 125 9

Derailments ........................... 1963 1.842 95 16 295 5 9 11 286 4 123 4 101 22 67 7 96
1962 1,656 88 4 691 1 2 43 689 7 115 5 80 2 35 2 427 16 147


Other train accidents ................. 1963 276 62 35 53 2 1 33 52 1 17 1 13 4 7 32 28
1962 316 82 61 92 2 1 63 91 4 19 4 16 3 32 59 40

Total1/........................... 1963 2,724 201 5 935 7 10 47 925 6 209 6 171 38 2 588 39 128
1962 2.543 225 116 1,006 3 113 1,003 18 223 14 172 51 2 584 75 196


#At highway grade crossings,
classified above ............. 1963 122 76 4 104 2 2 3 102 1 33 1 30 3 23 38 46
asf a .. 1962 145 90 78 98 2 1 76 97 4 15 4 14 1 33 72 49


TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS

Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars, or manipulating 1963 546 7 546 7 546 5 497 2 49 -
air or steam connections ............................... 1962 531 5 531 5 531 4 497 2 4953 -
1962 5 531 5 531 5 531 4i 478 1 53 -

1963 354 2 354 2 354 21 345 9 ---
Operating locomotives and rail motor cars ................. 1963 22 320 4 23 35420 3 35420 3 31345 9 -
1962 3 320 3 320 3 320 3 313 7 -

Operating hand brakes ..................................... 19632 400 2 400 2 400 2 390 10 -
1962 2 402 2 402 2 402 2 401 1 -

Operating switches ........................................ 1963 1 418 1 418 1 418 1 400 18 -
1962 474 474 474 446 28 -

Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming in contact 1963 6 147 2 5 4 142 4 142 4 138 4 -
with fixed structures .................................. 1962 7 159 1 1 6 158 6 156 6 152 4 1 1

1963 32 2,121 159 9 64 11 2,057 6 170856 6 152,640 1 68 4 309 1 40
Getting on or off locomotives or cars ..................... 1962 1 2,015 11 60 3 1,955 2 1,611 2 1,545 -0 668 4 310 34


1963 586 1,740 27 42 559 1,698 37 27 10 11 559 1,650
Accidents at public rail-highway crossings #.............. 1962 578 1,637 25 45 553 1,592 1 31 21 1 10 15 552 1,546


Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at places other
than public rail-highway crossings ..................... 1963 322 348 247 136 75 212 36 99 19 56 17 43 39 113
1962 329 353 264 143 65 210 18 84 7 55 11 29 47 126

Miscellaneous causes ...................................... 1963 55 3,246 35 74 20 3,172 15 2,588 6 2,239 9 349 4 423 1 161
1962 62 3,523 41 66 21 3,457 18 2,761 13 2,342 5 419 2 467 1 229


Total / ............................................... 1963 1,011 9,320 330 321 681 8,999 73 6,292 44 5,732 29 560 8 743 600 1,964
1962 1,000 9,414 342 315 658 9,099 55 6,370 37 5,753 18 617 3 793 600 1.936


TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS .................. 1963 1,065 10,255 337 331 728 9,924 79 6,501 50 5,903 29 598 10 1,331 639 2,092
1962 1,116 10,420 345 318 771 10,102 73 6,593 51 5,925 22 668 23 1,377 675 2,132

1963 1962
Locomotive-miles ..... 528,694,415 533,230,415
Motor train-miles .... 19,414,910 18,395,040
Total units ....... 548,109,325 551,625,455

Casualties per million units ..................... 1963 1.94 18.71 0.14 11.86 0.09 10.77 0.05 1.09 -
1962 2.02 18.89 .13 11.95 .09 10.74 .04 1.21 -

Nontrail accidents at public rail-highway crossings # 1963 25 25 20 20 5
.. 1962 2 13 2 13 2 10 2 10 -3- 3
TOTAL--NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ................................. 1963 37 5,309 5 45 32 5,264 22 4,513 --32 22 4,481 10 751
1962 36 5,357 9 34 27 5,323 24 4,631 27 24 4,604 3 692

GRAND TOTAL-1ACCIDENTS OF A LASSES .. 963 1,102 15,564 342 376 760 15,188 101 11,014 50 5,935 51 5,079 10 1,331 649 2,843
GRAND TOTAL--ACCIDETS OF ALL CLASS .....................1962 1.152 15,777 354 352 798 15.425 97 11.224 51 5.952 _46 5.272. 23 1.377 678 2,824

Increase Percent ........................................ *4.34 *1.35 *3.39 6.82 *4.76 *1.54 4.12 *1.87 *1.96 *0.29 10.87 *3.66 *56.52 *3.34 *4.28 0.67



HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS


1963 1962j
Number of accidents .... 1,793 1,696

1963 627 1 869 29 44 598 1,825 1 90 1 57 33 34 597 1,701
#rotal casualties at highway grade crossings......... 1962 658 1,748 27 46 631 1,702 7 56 4 35 3 21 48 624 1,598


/ Includes train and train-service accidents reported as due to:
1963 1962
Number Killed Irlured Number Killed Inlure
Negligence of employees ..................................... ... 820 6 650 769 14 491
Defects in or failures of equipment .......................... 1,265 1 481 1,199 3 374
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and structures ..... 499 2 99 482 20 266
Miscellaneous .......................................... 9,639 1,056 9,025 9,564 1,079 9,289

Total .-................. ..-. '... .......... 12,223 1,065 10,255 12,014 1,116 10,420


2/ Includes subsequent fitallties as follows: Em-Oyees on duty, 13; other nontrespassers, 36; trespassers, 14; total, 63.


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