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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serial   ( sobekcm )
statistics   ( marcgt )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

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.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
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:
AA00016163:00073

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

Full Text


Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RC

III11h1111111111 11 i IIIII INTERSTATE. COMMa ERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 0150
Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Month of July 1965


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


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 AOCIENITS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL fAPLOYEES ON DUTYI PASSENGERS OTHER EMPL0US
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTiESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DBUrY
Total in casual] TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to n Kld____ __ njr nje l
______ P n Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed I injured Kijurelled Injr Killed Injured Killed Injured


96
272
61
429



83
48
52
52

27
312
221

112
545
1452


219
194
298
711

2592


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10
12
12



83
48
52
52

27
312
221

112
545
1452


219
194
298
711

2195


19
65
17
101



81
48
F,2
52

?6
3ny
248

54
539
14n9


224
192
302
718

2228M


3
3
8
14



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1
1
99

14
3
120


3
3
1
7

141


19
65
17
101



81
48
52
52

23
303
242

26
526
1353


224
192
289
705

2159


1661


2 139


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

Train 21 9 9 10 9 10 3 3 3 2 1 6 7
Train-service 221 221 102 24b 3 6 99 242 4 1 3 15 99 222 1
Nontrain 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total 243 231 11 2,P 3 6 109 252 4 7 3 3 1 4 15 105 229 1


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees i40 13 5 22 5 22 5 18 2 14 3 4 4
Defects in or failures of equipment t59 38 39 39 35 32 3 3 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 75 10 1 44 1 44 20 9 11 1 18 4 2
Miscellaneous 1507 1423 195 14n5 67 86 128 1349 12 968 8 873 4 95 1 114 113 262 2 5
Total 1l81 1484 201 15lo 67 56 134 1454 17 1041 101 928 7 113 2 139 113 267 2 7
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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


50,957,776
2,177,758
24,740,210
77,875,744
Killed Iniured
0.13 11.92
.09 1.45
.22 13.37


/Explanation and definition
Rules Railroad Accidents


of the terms used in this report will be found in the Commission's
Reports and Classification 49 Code of Federal Regulations 125 et seq.


2/Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 4; employees
not on duty, 1; nontrespassers, 3; trespassers, 2; total, 10.


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Statement No. M-400

July 1965
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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-400


Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service

Seven months ended July 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 rnail-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


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TOTAL ACCIDENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTY PASSENeS OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to _."
No persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed.J Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


740
2183
432
3355



532
345
364
407

143
2109
1937

640
3216
9693


1510
1142
2185
4837

17885


55
119
96
270



532
345
364
407

143
2109
1937

640
3216
9693


1510
1142
2185
4837

L4800


10
22
83
115



6
1



3
19
722

352
61
1164


10
14
17
41

132U


115
289
70
474



526
347
364
407

140
2097
2019

350
3274
9524


1518
1137
2189
4844

.4842


4

4








3
48
38

155
59
3O3



1
47
48

355


115
285
70
470



526
347
364
407

137
2049
1981

195
3215
9221


1518
1136
2142
4796

L4487


92
156
29
277



526
347
364
406

137
1771
37

100
2723
6411


1497
1120
1466
4083

10771


81
103
20
204



496
336
358
3b8

133
1701
30

73
2360
5875


3

25
28

6107


11
53
9
73



30
11
6
1a

4
70
7

27
363
536


1494
1120
1441
4055

4664


13
78
1
92









242
17


351
610







702


6
49
40
95






1


16
1926

94
106
2143


9
16
448
473

2711


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

Train 187 105 93 71 6 87 71 5 2-2 5 21 1 1 82 48
Train-service 1937 1937 722 2019 27 38 695 1981 1 37 1 30 7 17 694 1926 1
Nontrain 11 11 1 12 1 12 1 10 1 10 2
Total ?135 2053 816 21n2 33 38 783 2064 7 69 6 51 1 18 18 776 1976 1


ITI. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 962 90 15 185 1 14 185 14 121 7 91 7 30 56 6 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 1336 336 t 384 2 4 3 380 1 330 1 295 35 28 2 20 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 721 126 5 21.4 5 214 4 150 3 125 1 25 1 46 13 5
Miscellaneous too0029 9411 t254 9215 357 303 897 8912 63 6087 41 5568 22 519 6 572 821 2199 7 54
Total 13048 9963 1279 999d 360 307 9o9 9691 82 6688 52 6079 30 609 7 702 823 2238 7 63


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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


355,103,029
14,735,430
112,284,755
542,123,214


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/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, 15; employees
not on duty, 2; nontrespassers, 37; trespassers, 16; total, 70.





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Killed Injured
0.10 11.21
.06 1.12
.15 12.34


July 1965
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