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 ...
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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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Subjects / Keywords:
Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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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.

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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:
AA00016163:00067

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

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Subject to revision


niJ1UNIiViERSITY iiiOF FLORIDA Bureau of


3 1262 08851 0002


INTERSTATE


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:
E..o R, Equipment, motor vehicles and facilities
.( FLO )! Way and structures and signals
"---- /\. All other
:..^ ./\< Total

N ACCIDENTS OF ALL TYPES


_ J II. AY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
^ ^' /A~pALIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON

Train
Train-service
Nontrain
Total


Total accidents
Resulting
Total I in casual
number ties to
I eraons


109
311
60
480



91
64
62
51

27
353
359

95
480
1582


276
209
296
781

2843


13
14
15
42


Total persons


Il tIed


TotelI
trespassers


Total
nontrespassers


Inbred Killed lIobeded IKilled In loped Killed llniored Killed I Killed itobored I Killed llobored I


Employees on duty______________


Trainmen


empOtheres
employees


passengers
on trains


0th. P
nontre.psssers


Employees
not on duty


-, ~ -


19
16
15
50



91
64
62
51

27
350
360

58
492
1555


278
208
295
781

23861/


19
11
15
45



91
64
62
51

27
336
355

34
481
1501


278
208
290
776

2322


-4 i Vi 4 '4f i i i i i i. i i


17
355
1
373


18
8
9
35



91
64
62
51

27
296
6

16
401
1014


275
204
179
658

1707


82 146


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE [

Negligence of employees 155 1 24 1 24 1 23 1 21 2 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 195 61 2 59 54 52 2 41
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 83 12 12 12 12
Miscellaneous 1629 196 1508 41 57 155 1451 9 960 6 891 3 69 77 146 400 14
Total 2062 197 1605 41 59 156 1546 10 1049 7 976 3 73 82 146 401 14
Intersta teCommercenCommissonn POSTAGE AND FEES 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


829273402
2 841,895
8591159297

illae In.utred
.08 11.4?
.04 .86
.12 12.32


Washington, D. C. 20423


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


OFFICIAL BUSINESS
RETURN AFTER FIVE DAYS


j Includes subsequsit fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 2; nontrespassers, 9;
trespassers, 4; total, 15.


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Killed nd urged


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Killed Irnjured IKilled lInjured


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COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-400
October 1964

Transport Economics and Statistics Page 1
Month of October 1964
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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
10 months ended October 1964


*


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


Total accidents
Resulting
Total in casual
number ties to
1 ersonsi


1012
2754
565
4331



848
585
544
557

180
3130
2703

970
4961
14478


2711
1995
3052
7758

26567


Total persons


1(l1 led


Total
tresps.ser.


Total
nontreapassers


__________________Employees en duty________________


Total


Trainmen


Other
employees


Passengers
on ttaion


_______ .4 .4--, .4 .4 I. *s- 4
toisred I Killed ltnaeod Killed Imineed Killed to I p rod IKi lied Inineed Killed Inineod I Killed ml peed Killed unbred Killed unlaced


Other
nontrespassers


1 %-l- 1 nj____ ___r.._ __ IV --- ..- 11 Lj-- 1 "" i """ 1.-I !" ..-' !!.. --


22
25
104
151



8

4


4
32
1112

508
89
1757


16
12
34
62

1970


303
460
142
905



840
595
541
557

176
3116
2815

545
5068
14253


2731
1996
3066
7793

22951


22
22
99
143



8

4


3
9
1084

112
33
1253


16
12
14
42

1438


302
451
138
891



840
595
541
557

173
3017
2746

303
4948
13720


2731
1996
2995
7722

22333


176
185
52
413



840
595
541
557

172
2533
45

136
4137
9556


2689
1976
2051
6716

16685


146
124
35
305



776
587
532
532

166
2425
37

89
3563
8707


9
2
12
23

9035


2680
1974
2039
6693

7650


109
192
23
324









434
5

1
539
979







1303


7
73
62
142








1
20
2691

160
203
3075


20
17
653
690

3907


Employees.
not on duty


II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON
Train 226 111 153 2 4 109 149 6 50 6 44 6 19 103 79 1
Train-service 2703 1112 2815 28 69 1084 2746 1 45 37 1 8 5 1083 2691 5
Nontrain 25 1 32 1 32 1 21 1 21 11
Total 2954 1224 3000 30 73 1194 2927 8 116 6 81 2 35 24 1186 2781 6


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1321 20 310 1 20 309 18 210 16 182 2 28 86 2 12 1
1elgneo mlye 851 3 557 3 5 552 464 438 26 60 28
Defects in or failures of equipment 1851 3 557 3 5 552 464 438 26 60 28
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 792 5 402 5 402 5 186 5 133 53 193 12 11
Miscllaneoutures 14845 1880 13889 509 541 1371 13348 88 9109 53 8259 35 850 6 964 1273 3165 4 110
Tel neous 18809 1908 15158 512 547 1396 14611 111 9969 74 9012 37 957 6 1303 1275 3217 4 122


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


799*216,645
27.463179
826o6799824

Killed Injured
.09 10.90
.04 1.16
.13 12.06


I/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 29; employees not on duty, 1;
passengers, 1; nontrespassers, 66; trespassers, 29; total, 126.


Statement No. M-400
October 1964
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