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 ...
Physical Description:
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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Subjects / Keywords:
Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
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
Rights Management:
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:
AA00016163:00061

Related Items

Preceded by:
Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...
Succeeded by:
Summary of accidents/incidents reported by all line-haul and switching and terminal railroad companies

Full Text


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LIIIIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Month of January 1964


Statement No. M-400
January 1964


S3 1262 08850 9897


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILRO r COMPANIES
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I. RAILROAD ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING CASUALTIES BY
TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON



TRAIN ACCIDENTS:
Collisions
Derailments
Other train accidents
Total

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS:
Coupling or uncoupling locomotives or cars,
or manipulating air or steam connections
Operating locomotives and rail motor cars
Operating hand brakes
Operating switches
Persons on moving locomotives or cars coming
in contact with fixed structures
Getting on or off locomotives or cars
Accidents at public rail-highway crossings
Struck or run over by locomotives or cars at
places other than public rail-highway crossings
Miscellaneous
Total

NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS:
Equipment, motor vehicles and facilities
Way and structures and signals
All other
Total


TOTAL, ACCIDENTS OF ALL TYPES


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Tot.!
nu.Ier


76
298
49
423



79
64
61
73

15
283
350

76
495
1496


294
172
360
826

2745


Bidents
Resulting
in eaual
ties to
pf-monsI


Total persons


6
15
10
31



79
65
59
73

15
284
373

44
514
1506


296
175
359
830

2367 1


Total
trespasaer.


Total
nontrei.p.sef.


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6
15
8
29



79
65
59
73

15
280
367

33
507
1478


296
175
355
826

2333


6
10
1
17



78
65
58
73

15
236
6

13
422
966


291
170
239
700

1683


11

2

1
1
16
1

5
73
110


291
170
238
699

809


II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON

Train 25 14 15 17 2 15 15 4 4 4 4 6 11 5
Train-service 350 134 373 1 6 133 367 6 5 1 4 133 354 3
Nontrain 4 4 4 2 2 2
Total 379 14 149 394 1 8 148 386 4 12 4 9 3 10 144 361 3


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 108 6 37 37 8 8 29
Defects in or failures of equipment 183 2 38 38 33 30 3 3 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 89 3 14 14 11 11 3
Miscellaneous 1539 15 208 1448 38 30 170 1418 13 931 7 824 6 107 1 85 156 390 12
Total 1919 26 208 1537 38 30 170 1507 13 983 7 873 6 110 1 120 156 392 12
i .L ,L =' ___." _ IOSTA(M tAND lUS PAID


IV. EMPLOYEE CASUALTY RATES, TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE

Locomotive train-miles
Motor.train-miles
Total train-miles

CASUALTY RATES PER MILLION TRAIN-MILES:
Trainmen
Other employees
Total, all employees


79,05.873
2.848.734
82,654.607

Killed Injured
.08 10.56
.07? 1.33
.16 11.89


InLerstate Commerce Commission
Washington, D. C. 20423


OFFICAL BUSINESS
RETURN AFTER FIVE DAYS


INTERSTATE COMsX Z CO-ISSION



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trespassers, 2; other nontrespassers, 7; total, 16.
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