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.
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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University of Florida
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oclc - 02560826
lccn - sf 90093253
issn - 0565-5307
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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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 -

Il IIII II II 08851I0283 INTERSTATE COMMERCE C OMMISS ION
3 1262 08851 0283 INTERSTATE COMMERCE C COMMISSION


Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service
Month of April 1965


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 mrail-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 ACCImaERs TOTAL PRSOCS TOTAL" TOTAL ____La S CMDMP UAYa OHER EM]NDFUUT
Resultin SSERS NONIESPASSERS ON TRAINS NESPASS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casul TOTAL TRAINMEN OTH EIREPLOYEES
KNueber ties to iKE._K 4.re K ___ ___ :. ___ Ke njr K I i ni n
persons Killed Injured Killed j Injured Killed Injured Killed 4 Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed j Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


83
333
49
465


67
39
54
51

16
289
243

103
431
1293


203
163
329
695

2453


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14
14
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39
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289
243

103
431
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163
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26
11
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39
54
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16
286
272
64
420
1268


202
162
329
693

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23
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66
39
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275
265

36
410
1212


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162
320
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238
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349
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160
233
595

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

Train 25 15 14 13 3 11 13 5 5 11 8
Train-service 243 243 77 272 3 7 74 265 6 5 1 74 259
Nontrain 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total 269 259 .91 286 6 7 85 279 12 10 2 85 267


III. TRAIN AND TRATI-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 105 5 1 14 1 14 1 3 3 I 9 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 198 s50 55 3 52 45 43 2 3 4
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 124 15 20 20 13 13 7
Miscellaneous 1331 1255 165 1232 61 56 104 1176 8 795 3 718 5 77 2 72 94 3o2 7
Total 1758 1325 166 1321 61 59 1i05 1262 9 856 3 777 6 79 2 91 94 308 7
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IV. EMPLOYEE CASUALTY RATES, TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE


Locomotive train-miles
Hotor train-miles
Yard switching miles
Total train-milers'

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


54,131,972
2,425,527
22,262,426
78,819,925
Killed Injured
.04 9.86
.08 1.00
.11 10.86


N/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, 1; trespassers, 1;
total, 2.


Subject to revision


UNIV. OF FL LIl.
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Statement No. M-400
April 1965
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service
Four Months Ended April 1965


Statement No. M-400
April 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

NONITRAIN ACCIDENTS:
Equipment, motor vehicles and facilities
Way and structures and signals
All other
Total


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S I L ECCIMS "OT SONS TOTAL TOTAL WLOYS ______________O DUT PASSENGERS OTHER UES
Rtesulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAIMS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUT
Total in casual TOTAL TRAIIMEN 0omKR EMPLOYEES
Number ties to I -I1___ 1 1_ 1_ 1d Kle Iu l i r
persona Killed Killed Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


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1375
251
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204
202
268

79
1200
1253

305
1759
5558


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572
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202
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204
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860
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68
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129



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198
197
253

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23

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20
22

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558
840
2256

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II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTInG
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON
124 70 64 45 5 59 45 2 13 2 13 1 57 31
Train-service 1253 1253 432 1294 16 21 416 1273 1 27 1 23 4 1 415 1245
Nontrain-ervice 7 7 8 8 6 6 2
Total 1384 1330 496 1347 21 21 475 1326 3 46 3 36 10 2 472 1278


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees- 536 52 9 132 8 132 8 74 5 53 3 21 52 5 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 841 215 2 236 4 2 232 1 204 1 186 18 19 1 7 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and 484 96 3 128 3 128 3 102 2 93 1 9 22 1 3
structures 53
Miscllaneoutures 5739 5369 700 5288 164 142 536 5146 32 3421 23 3133 9 288 3 291 497 j4o4 4 30
Total 7600 5732 714 5784 165 146 549 5638 44 3801 31 3465 13 336 3 384 498 1417 4 36


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


215,187.625
9.513,558
86p140.476
310#841,659

Killed Injured
S.10 11.15
.04 1.08
.14 12.23


3/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, 7; other
nontrespassers, 20; trespassers, 5; total, 32.


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