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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
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Washington, D.C

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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
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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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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA 31I
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3 1262 08851 0135 Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service
Month of February 1965


Statement No. M-400
February 1965
Page 1


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


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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 r TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON TY PASSENERS OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON IDUY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTI R EMPLOYEES
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persons Killed j Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed injured Killed Injured


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

Train 31 20 20 9 20 9 3 3 1 20 5
Train-service 355 355 116 375 2 5 114 370 10 9 1 1 114 359
Nontrain 2 2 3 3 3 3
Total 388 377 136 3P7 2 5 134 382 16 12 4 2 134 364


III. TRAIN AMD TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees' 148 19 3 41 1 2 41 2 25 20 2 5 16
Defects in or failures of equipment 197 51 1 62 1 1 61 1 59 1 48 11 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 111 31 2 34 2 34 2 34 1 33 1 1
Miscellaneous 1442 1356 180 1344 34 25 146 131.9 6 852 5 775 1 77 67 138 393 2 7
Total 1898 1457 186 1481 35 26 i 151 1455 11 970 7 876 4 94 85 138 393 2 7


IV. EMPLOYEE CASUALTY RATES, TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE


Locomotive train-miles
Motor train-miles
Yard switching miles
Total train-miles'

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


50,187,128
2,210,924
20,050,155
72,448,207
Killed Injured
.10 12.09
.06 1.30
.15 13.39


IExplanation and definition of the terms used in this report will
Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classification 49 Code of


be found in the Commission's
Federal Regulations 125 et seq.


2/Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: other nontrespassers, 8; total, 8.







INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service
Two Months Ending with February 1965


Statement No. M-400
February 1965
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 T2PES


TOTAL AOCIINTS. TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES RON DUTY PASSENGER OTER PLES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NCNIRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to I I_
persons Killed Injured Kil led Injured Killed I Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed I injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
Injre ___________________ _____ _____


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585
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II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON

Train 61 36 34 18 2 32 18 5 5 1 32 12
Train-service 705 705 261 711 8 10 253 701 1 16 1 13 3 1 252 684
Nontrain 3 3 4 4 3 3 1
Total 769 744 295 733 10 10 285 723 1 24 1 18 6 2 284 697


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 283 26 8 52 1 7 52 7 36 5 31 2 5 16
Defects in or failures of equipment 422 111 2 123 1 2 122 1 108 1 95 13 11 1 2 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 233 56 2 82 2 82 2 63 1 56 1 7 15 1 3
Miscellaneous 2966 2781 382 2727 70 51 312 2676 15 1769 11 1616 4 153 137 293 755 4 15
Total 3904 2974 394 2984 71 52 323 2932 25 1976 18 1798 7 178 179 294 758 4 19


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IV. EMPLOYEE CASUALTY RATES, TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE


Locomotive train-miles
Motor train-miles
Yard switching miles
Total train-miles'

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


105,168,925
4,588,616
41,073,050
150,830,591
Killed Injured
.12 11.92
.05 1.18
.17 13.10


/Explanation and definition of the terms used in this report will be found in the Commission's
Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classification 49 Code of Federal Regulations 125 et seq.
2/Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 2; other nontrespassers, 15;
trespassers, 3; total, 20.


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