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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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.
General Note:
Title from caption.
Statement of Responsibility:
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
ocm02560826
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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AA00016163:00068

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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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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
IItII I III 1 IIII 1 1 IIII 1 I IMonth of Novi mber 1964


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

I


I. RAILROAD ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING CASUALTIES BY


UNIV. OF FL Lt.






U.S. DEPO TORy


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 cclidents ________Employees on duty ------t-
Total in casual trespassers nontrespassers Totsl Trainmen employee on trains nont eapr.arer not on duty
Resulting Total persons Totel Total n %Rther P_ B___Othe_ p. rloyI
number ties ton *il |I r Killed e illed l jfe Killd in d il i d n injured Ki i nued
persons Killed In lured iled anj ed' d nured Killed injured Killed Injured ied Inj d Killed n ed Killed n rd Killed red


116
280
64
460



76
59
54
55

25
303
347

105
408
1432


240
177
294
711

2603


48 1212


2204


25
15
6
46



75
60
54
55

24
295
383

40
411
1397


244
177
290
711

2154


22
11

33



75
60
54
55

24
256
5

11
360
900


241
177
211
629

1562


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

Train 35 14 9 14 9 1 1 14 8
Train-service 347 127 390 3 7 124 383 5 5 124 378
Nontrain 2 4 4 4 4
Total 384 141 403 3 7 138 396 10 6 4 138 386


In. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 159 3 27 3 27 3 24 2 21 1 3 3
Defects in or failures of equipment 188 70 70 62 58 4 8
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 84 1 15 1 15 1 15 1 14 1
Miscellaneous 1461 201 1375 43 44 158 1331 12 832 5 786 7 46 2 55 144 439 5
Total 1892 205 1487 43 44 162 1443 16 933 8 879 8 54 2 66 144 439 5
Inforq.J. s- --nmrn 'mi~s inPOSTAGE 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


78,048,426
2.664.681
80,713,107
Killed lInured
.10 10l.89
.10 .67
.200 11.56


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Washington, D. C. 20423


OFFICIAL BUSINESS
RETURN AFTER FIVE DAYS


INTERSTATE COECE COMMISSION


J Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: ; employees on duty. 2; other nontrespassers, 6;
total, 8.


Statement No. M-400
November 1964
Page 1


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Eleven months ended November 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


Toal idets Employees on duty
Resulting Total persona Total T..,otal [ -ther t 1Pasan.. r Othet Zploy
number ties to n.d nlen K l 'r pl_ tne n .r. n
persons Kihled oj Killed n edKlled nInjureddI d n Kiled I nured Killed injured Killed injured Killed rurL d K iled laniurad


1128
3034
629
4791



924
644
598
612

205
3433
3050

1075
5369
15910


2951
2172
3346
8469

29170


24
32
114
170



9

4


5
35
1239

555
96
1943


16
13
40
69

2182


328
475
148
951



915
655
595
612

200
3418
3205

610
5484
15694


2975
2173
3362
8510

25155
I/


24
29
108
161



9

4


4
11
1208

125
36
1397


16
13
19
48


915
655
595
612

197
3312
3129

343
5359
15117


2975
2173
3285
8433


1606 24487


198
196
52
446



915
655
595
612

196
2789
50

147
4497
10456


2930
2153
2262
7345


165 18247


165
135
35
335



846
643
586
584

190
2672
42

96
3897
9556


10
2
15
27

9918


I I I I I-I t-t-i-~-t I t-I-I~t~I~1 I I


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

Train 7 8 1 7 2
Train-service 97 98 23 75 10
Nontrain 28 28 5 23 19
Total 132 134 29 105 31


1I. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees
Defects in or failures of equipment
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures
Miscellaneous
Total


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


1480
2039

876
16306
20701


23
3

6
2081
2113


337
627

417
15264
16645


23


6
1529
1558


336
622

417
14679
16054


234
526

201
9941
10902


Statement No. M-400
November 1964
Page 2


112
193
23
328









468
5

1
567
1041


7
76
68
151








1
22
3069

189
224
3505


22
17
706
745

4401


1
1207

84
5
1297




9
9


1369 1428


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0


0


203
496

147
9045
9891


31
30

54
896
1011


12
28

12
3604
3656


______ ______ ______ ~ I ______ I _____ _____ -


877,265,071
30,127,860
907,392.931

Killed InJured
.09 10.90
.0 5 1.11
.14 12.01


SIncludes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 31; employees not on duty, 1;
Passengers on train, 1; other nontrespessers, 72; trespassers, 29; total, 134.


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