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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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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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

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3 1262 08851 0309
3 1262 08851 0309 Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service

Month of August 1965


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



TOTALAXCHEWS TOTAL PBSC1NS TOTAL TOTAL flEplh'fLO S CN alY PASSENIM OTHER EMPLOYERS
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTiESPASSERS ON TRAINS N SASSBS NoP ON DUTY
Totak in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Nuob.r ties to _________ ___________________ _________ _________
ESULTING S persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
IDNSAND RESULTING CASUALTIES BY


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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


219
207
292
718

2729


102
51
60
54

32
322
251

110
517
1499


219
207
292
718

2254


102
52
60
54

32
322
258

66
521
1467


217
207
295
719

2275


62
15
10
87



102
52
60
54

32
313
252

32
509
1406


217
207
277
701

2194


102
52
60
54

31
265
8

15
434
1021


214
203
208
625

1694


14



5
3


1

10
2

6
60
87


214
203
205
622

723


12

1
13








1
43



51
95







108


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

Train 21 12 8 13 8 13 1 6 1 6 7 7
Train-service 251 251 120 258 2 6 118 252 8 6 2 118 244
Nontrain
Total 272 263 128 271 2 6 126 265 1 14 1 12 2 125 251


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 149 15 2 66 2 66 1 38 1 24 14 12 14 1 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 195 40 1 41 1 2 39 35 34 1 2 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 96 10 10 10 10 10
Miscellaneous '1571 1471 19U 1439 53 61 137 1378 4 986 2 900 2 86. 1 94 132 289 9
Total 2011 1536 193 1556 54 63 139 1493 5 1069 3 9681 2 101 1 108 132 3o5 1 11


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


51,387,805
2,171,721
25,070,533
78,630,059
Killed Injured
.04 12.31
.03 1.28
.06 13.60


/Explanation and definition of the terms used in this report will
Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classification 49 Code of
2/Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees
9; trespassers, 3; total, 15.


be found in the Comnission's
Federal Regulations 125 et seq.
on duty, 3; nontrespassers,


Statement No. M-400
August 1965
Page 1





Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Statement No. M-400
August 1965
Page 2


Eight months ended August 1965


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD COMPANIES
I1


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


TOrAL ACCIETS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL mIagLCtOES ON XY PASS ES OTHER EMPLOYES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONI"SPASSERS ON TRAINS NON7RESPASSERS NOT ON IN=
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to________ _______ ________ _______ _______
persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


853
2515
499
3867



634
396
424
461

175
2431
2188

750
3733
11192


1729
1349
2477
5555

20614


66
132
109
307



634
396
424
461

175
2431
2188

750
3733
11192


1729
1349
2477
5555

17054


12
24
91
127



6
1



3
21
842

400
72
1345


12
15
17
44

1516


177
306
80
563



628
399
424
461

172
2419
2277

416
3795
10991


1735
1344
2484
5563

17117


12
21
85
118



6
1



3
10
813

84
23
940


12
14
12
38

1096


177
300
80
557



628
399
424
461

169
2362
2233

227
3724
10627


1735
1343
2419
5497

16681


126
168
31
325



628
399
424
460

168
2036
45

115
3157
7432


1711
1323
1674
4708

L2465


101
115
22
238



593
385
418
441

164
1956
36

82
2734
6809


3

28
31
7078


25
53
9
87



35
14
6
19

4
80
9

33
423
623


1708
1323
1646
4677

5387


20
52
47
119






1


18
2170

110
125
2424


11
19
495
525

3068


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

Train 208 117 101 84 6 95 84 6 28 6 27 1 1 89 55
Train-service 2188 2188 842 2277 29 44 813 2233 1 45 1 36 9 17 812 2170 1
Nontrain 11 11 1 12 1 12 1 10 1 10 2
Total 2407 2316 944 2373 35 44 9o9 2329 8 83 7 63 1 20 18 901 2227 1


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1111 105 17 251 1 16 251 15 159 8 115 7 44 68 20 1 4
Defects in or failures of equipment 1531 376 6 425 3 6 3 419 1 365 1 329 36 30 2 22 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 17 136 5 224 5 224 4 160 3 135 1 25 1 46 13 5
Miscellaneous 11600 10882 1444 10654 410 364 1034 10290 67 7073 43 6468 24 605 7 666 953 2488 7 63
Total 15059 11499 1472 11554 414 370 1058 11184 87 7757 55 7047 32 710 8 810 955 2543 8 74


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IV. EMPLOYEE CASUALTY RATES, TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE


Locomotive train-miles
Rotor train-miles
Yard switching miles
Total train-miles

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


406,490,834
16,907,151
197,355,288
620,753,273

Killed Injured
.09 11.35
.05 1.14
.14 12.50


/Explanation 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: Employees on duty, 18; employees not
on duty, 2; nontrespassers, 46; trespassers, 19; total, 85.


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