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 )
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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
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:
AA00016163:00062

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


Subject' to revision


Statement No. M-400
February 1964
Page 1


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


DA flAn A*a VWlM. a*n unTT., ,T'.A rATLPTTlC B


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 TIPES


Tot~lmal edents Eoolevrmes ca duty
Iesilt In Total persons Total Toter Other P eeserO Otther bploy.s
Totel ln eeuel trepssiers oetrepsser Total Tlrainea -mpleFeee ti number ties to I Id .r ___ -
petro: KillMed I injured K illed |ln d leld llniured Killed Iniured Killed l Injured 1K/lled llred Killed Jaired Killed nJured Killed Innlored
___,_ _ _ __ __ __ _


89
287
61
437



76
52
43
59

15
262
352

67
441
1367


231
160
307
698

2502


30
32
21
83



73
52
43
59

15
259
363

42
454
1360


231
159
311
701

2144


30
32
21
83



73
52
43
59

15
253
358

25
445
1323


231
159
310
70U

2106


29
19
3
51



73
52
43
59

15
216
5

13
368
844


227
157
192
576

1471


1
L3
14










148

8
1
157




2
2
173


If

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

Train 26 21 15 28 1 14 28 7 6 1 2 14 19
Train-service 352 149 363 1 5 148 358 5 5 148 353
Nontrain 3 3 3 3
Total 380 21 164 394 2 5 162 389 15 11 4 2 162 3721


I11. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 110 9 2 33 2 33 2 32 19 2 13 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 203 4 69 69 54 51 3 7 8
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 80 3 11 11 10 10 1
Miscellaneous 1411 29 211 1330 33 37 178 1293 7 799 6 719 1 80 81 171 403 10
Total 1804 45 213 1443 33 37 180 1406 9 895 6 799 3 96 88 171 413 10
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IV. EPLOYEE 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


75.650.051
296179094
78.267.145

Kill" Injured
-.08 10.21
.04 1.23
.11 11.44


Interstate commerce Commission
Washington, D. C. 20423


INTERSTATE COMECE COMMISSION


OFFICIAL BUSINESS
RETURN AFTER FIVE DAYS


lj Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Aployees on duty, 1; nontrespassers, 10;
trespassers, 3; total, 14.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Month of February 1964


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Stotem.entNo.M,4oo
February 1964
llliliBl^VERSlTY OF FLORIDA Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics Page 2

11111 1111113 12 III085 9 IIi 15Two Months Ending with February 1964
3 1262 08850 9905


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


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:
C6upling 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


Total aeidant
Re.sultin|
Total in esu.ll
number ties to
reflooa


165
585
110
860



155
116
104
132

30
545
702

143
936
2863


525
332
667
1524

5247


Total palrons


rilled" I tnl,,vd ltrll.d


36
47
31
114



152
117
102
132

30
543
736

86
968
2866


527
334
670
1531


4511 iy


Tot.l
tre.p..sser


Tot.I
nontTespas.ost


Tni..d Killed Itniond lit led bitted Iffitlod Toineed Killed Ibniteed I KIllod hnin~od Killod ITolneed Kitlod ITnin~d


36
47
29
112



152
117
102
132

30
533
725

58
952
2801


527
334
665
1526

4439


35
29
4
68



151
117
101
132

30
452
11

26
790
1810


518
327
431
1276

3154


Trainmen


24
25
4
53



138
116
99
128

29
425
10

16
658
1619




1
1

1673


11
4

15



13
1
2
4

1
27
1

10
132
191


518
327
430
1275

1481


Pon ta"i
on tan


Oth.t
nontf*Op.S Ors


281,

17
4,
302,




21
2

329


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

Train 51 35 30 45 1 2 29 43 4 11 4 10 1 8 25 24
Train-service 702 283 736 2 11 281 725 11 10 1 4 281 707 3
Nontrain 6 7 7 5 5 2
Total 759 35 313 788 3 13 310 775 4 27 4 20 7 12 306 733 3


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 218 15 2 70 2 70 2 40 27 2 13 29 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 386 6 107 107 87 81 6 10 10
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 169 6 25 25 21 21 3 I
Miscellaneous 2950 44 419 2778 71 67 348 2711 20 1730 13 1543 7 187 1 166 327 793 22
Total 3723 71 421 2980 71 67 350 2913 22 1878 13 1672 9 206 1 208 327 805 22
__ _ __ _ _ _ _ _I__ __ 1_ I. I __ _I I_ _


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


155.455,924
5.465s828
160,921.752

Killed Injured
.08 10.39
.06 1.28
.14 11.67


GPO 877-009


J/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: employees on duty, 7;
trespassers, 5; other nontrespassers, 17; total, 30.


passengers, 1;


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