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Title:
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.
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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Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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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.
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Title varies slightly.
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Title from caption.
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.

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University of Florida
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oclc - 02560826
lccn - sf 90093253
issn - 0565-5307
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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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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-400
July 1964
Page 1


Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Month of July 1964


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





__ Totl _leedmt -_- .olow.e. on dat,
BSeultlna Total prison Total Total o 1 their P | te -ployes
S A A S|p ilTotal lsur trepll |lj tll a:|:..r.. Total Tr 7osnen, pllle | r t tlll g i I .tll idllsire ot dl tr
nuKbll ties toled I K i nared I Killed
CASUALTIES BY apotons Killed _Killled J e- nj.d K InJledd Killed niured Killd nj.led In red Killied te d Killed jalured


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


120
222
65
407



94
49
59
62

20
369
204

116
616
1589


266
230
334
830

2826


11
11
10
32



91
49
59
62

20
362
237

63
617
1560


271
228
336
835

2427
1/


11
10
10
31



91
49
59
62

19
346
224

29
602
1481


271
228
328
827

2339


11
9
3
23



91
49
59
62

19
284
5

16
502
1087


265
227
238
730

1840


11 1009


122 11US


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

Train 24 13 10 13 10 2 2 13 8
Train-service 204 99 237 2 13 97 224 5 4 1 97 219
Nontrain 6 7 7 3 3 4
Total 234 112 254 2 13 110 241 10 6 4 110 231


I. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 149 3 15 1 3 14 3 14 3 14
Defects in or failures of equipment 163 1 50 1 1 49 45 41 3 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 68 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 14
Miscellaneous 1616 197 1512 68 78 129 1434 8 1036 7 936 1 10 119 119 266 1 13
Total 1996 202 1592 69 80 133 1512 12 1110 11 1005 1 10 122 119 267 1 13
-- ---- W'~ -a ~v


IV. EMPLOYrEE 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


80,659,738
2.8579176
83,516914

Killed Injured
.13 12.03
.01 1.26
.14 13,29


Inerstate uomnmerce Commission
Washington, D. C. 20423


INTERSTATE ISSI'ALU
INTERSTATE Pn nT COQIfI88IG


OFFICIAL BUSINESS
RETURN AFTER FIVE DAYS


SIncludes subsequent fatalities as follows: Fnployees on duty, 1; nontrespassers, 4;
trespassers, 6; total, 11.


UNIV. OF FL LUl.






U S. DEPOMTORy






Subject to revision


Statement No. M-400
July 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


Ttl .n ldrt- EploT n duty
e..ultini Total p.eon. Totl Total Bther P" gender. Othot bployoe
Total In Ceu.l1 trespessers nontrospaeers Total Trelnuen eployees on train. nontreapssers not o duty
n e______ Pr n killed Injued illd d lld njurd illd nurd lled injured led njur.d iled nurd Illd injured lld nurd
pesnt Kle:Ijrd ild naedKled Ijre Klled [njured Klle.d njuredKile Iss d Killed Injured IKilled Mrnued Killed=Injured


681
1894
401
2976



585
401
353
406

117
2134
1856

637
3448
9937


1927
1352
2169
5448

18361


15
13
82
110



6

3


2
21
778

327
71
1208


11
6
23
40

1358


579
408
351
406

115
2128
1952

364
3520
9823


1941
1353
2182
5476

L5835
I/t


16
17

249
44
326




12
12

341


15
12
80
107



6

3


2
5
761

78
27
882


11
6
11
28

1017


139
315
75
529



579
408
351
406

112
2058
1902

200
3443
9459


1941
1353
2137
5431

15419


115
132
24
271



579
408
351
406

111
1719
25

96
2886
6581


1909
1343
1460
4712

11564'


99
92
19
210



537
401
344
385

106
1639
21

62
2455
5950


5
2
6
13

6173


1
16
1869

100
127
2113


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

Train 157 87 98 1 4 86 94 4 31 4 29 2 9 82 54
Train-service 1856 778 1952 17 50 761 1902 1 25 21 1 4 4 760 1869 4
Nontrain 18 1 21 1 21 1 15 1 15 6
Total 2031 866 2071 18 54 848 2017 6 71 4 50 2 21 13 842 1929 4


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 875 17 189 1 17 188 15 140 13 120 2 20 41 2 6 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 1275 1 373 1 1 372 323 308 15 35 14
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 565 1 246 1 246 1 117 1 87 30 116 12 1
Miscellaneous 10198 1299 9551 328 369 971 9182 62 6272 37 5645 25 627 659 904 2178 3 73
Total 12913 1318 10359 329 371 989 9988 78 6852 51 6160 27 692 851 906 2210 3 75


IV. HPLOEEE 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


556,910.553
19.228.396
576*138.949
Killed InJuread
.09 10.69
.05 1.20
.14 11.89


_/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follow;: hkployees on duty, 22; employee. not on duty. 1;
passengers, 1; nontrespassers, 50; trespassers, 20; total, 94.


GPO 877. ICo


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Seven month, ended July 1964


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