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
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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:
AA00016163:00064

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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


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UNrIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08850 9939 Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Month of May 1964


Statement No. M-400
May 1964
Page 1


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


.... I. RAILROAD ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING CASUALTIES BY
"rt :TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON



S \ TRAIN ACCIDENTS:
Collisions
1*A Derailments
Other train accidents
Total

TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS r
(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


Tot.l accident Employrees on duty -
Resultlng Total perionS Total Total ether p..engers Other mploye..
Total In e lpul. tre.pi ers nontrespassers Total Trainmen eplo.ees on trin. nontrepssers not on duty
number o Killed illed n d illed injured illed njure d Killed tlnlured illed lolur.d
p!,n ild Ijre ild ljddKild IjrdKledIjue ild I jurdKilled Injured IKilled [nJured IKilled Iajured Killed nue


104
278
74
456



83
60
55
56

17
336
209

97
477
1390


288
220
309
817

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191
7
231



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62
55
56

17
338
229

53
481
1374


290
221
308
819

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190
7
229



83
62
55
56

17
328
224

26
469
1320


290
221
302
813

2362


1764


10
113

123









47



40
87







210


II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON
Train 24 0 15 10 15 10 5 4 1 15 5
Train-service 209 86 229 2 5 84 224 2 2 84 222
Nontrain 3 3 3 3 3
Total 236 101 242 2 5 99 237 10 6 4 99 227


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE
Negligence of employees 128 4 42 4 42 4 27 4 24 3 10 41
Defects in or failures of equipment 214 59 59 54 49 5 4 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and 1
structures 69 166 166 48 19 29 110 7 1
Miscellaneous 1495 166 1338 53 56 113 1282 7 919 2 821 5 98 86 104 272 2 5
Total 1846 170 1605 53 56 117 1549 11 1048 6 913 5 135 Z10 104 284 2 7
1.+--+.+.--r-=..... n PSTAE ND Z-- -PAID


Iv. EMPLOYEE CASUALTY RATES, TRAIN AND TRAI-SERVICE

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

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


8099899665
27479657
839737.322

Killed InJ red
.07 10.90
.06 1.61
.13 12.52


Interstate omerce Commi 22i
Washington, D. C. 20423


SOCIAL BUSINESS
RETURN AFTER FIVE DAYS


1 Includes subsoquoat fatalities as follows: Bnployeos on duty, 4; employees not on duty, 1; other
nontrespassers, 6; trespassers, 3; total, 14.


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U.S. DEPOMTORY


INTERSTAT IO M COMMOISI






Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Five months ended May 1964


Statement No. M-400
May 1964
Page 2


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:
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


Totll .Mldants ---------mploy~ee on duty-------
|Reiulting Total person. Total Total dut Oth Ps.enhero Other KEployee.
Total in lasurdl trespalsserl. non.trep.ser Totsal. Trained e ploees on train. nontreopassern not on duty
nuber 16teso
persons Killed injured tilled njuded eKilled r Killed ne d n d killed InjKilledilled Injured Killed njured Killed 1 In.red
I I I I_ II_* I


1383
898
1557
3838

12847


51
71
68
190


105
287
60
452



398
298
242
293

78
1447
1494

247
2344
6841


1391
900
1567
3858

11151
i/


104
286
56
446



398
298
242
293

76
1405
1460

145
2295
6612


1391
900
1539
3830

10888


80
112
21
213



398
298
242
293

76
1170
18

70
1932
4497


1368
892
1034
3294

8004


66
73
18
157



368
292
239
278

73
1114
17

41
1631
4053


2
2
4
8

4218


1366
890
1030
3286

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633


6
4
2
7









10
1434

72
76
1592


9
6
334
349

2017


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

Train 115 71 64 72 1 4 63 68 4 21 4 19 2 9 59 38
Train-service 1431 589 1494 9 34 580 1460 1 18 17 1 1 4 579 1434 4
Nontrain-servce 11 1 13 1 13 1 11 1 11 2
Nontraln 1557 654 1579 10 38 644 1541 6 50 4 36 2 14 13 638 1474 4
Total


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 589 11 146 11 146 9 98 7 79 2 19 41 2 6 1
Defects in or failures of equipment940 275 275 236 225 11 27 12
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 403 220 220 95 66 29 116 8
scellaneous 7077 925 6652 191 235 734 6417 51 4281 28 3840 23 441 449 680 1642 2 45
Total 90091 936 7293 191 235 745 7058 60 4710 35 4210 25 500 ] 633 682 1668 2 47


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


396,030.425
13.622.770
409.6539195

killed InJured
.09 10.28
.06 1.22
.15 11.50


/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Amployees on duty, 19;
passengers, 1; nontrespassers, 40; trespassers, 9; total, 70.


GPO 877-809


employees not on duty, 1;


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