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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.
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English
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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
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Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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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.
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Title from caption.
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.

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University of Florida
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oclc - 02560826
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issn - 0565-5307
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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Preceded by:
Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...
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Summary of accidents/incidents reported by all line-haul and switching and terminal railroad companies

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Statement No. M-400
October 1965
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MMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD COMPANIES

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TOTAL ACIIENTS TOTAL POISONS TOTAL TOTAL EIvPLOYERS MDUTY MSSENRS O1 EIPL0US
Resulting TRESPASSE S NON PASSERS ON TRAINS NON ESPSSS NOT (N IITY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to II
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I. RAILROAD ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING CASUALTIES BY ______ peons Killed injured Kiled Injured Kiled Inj urged Killed Injured Killed |InjuredI Killed I Injured led Killed injured Killed Injured
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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 rmil-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


140
340
58
538



80
43
66
61

21
293
302

127
467
1460


205
175
332
712

2710


8
17
10
35



80
43
66
61

21
293
302

127
467
1460


205
175
332
712

2207


30
31
5
6o



79
45
65
61

21
289
323

68
470
1421


209
175
335
719

2206
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30
31
4
65



79
45
65
61

19
281
303

39
458
1350


209
175
332
716

2131


13
15

28



79
45
65
61

19
245
5

16
407
942


207
173
253
633

1603


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4
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3
298

21
11
333


1
1
56
58

403


3


2
7
12


1
1
23
25

37


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

Train 35 15 13 I5 1 13 14 3 3 13 11
Train-service 302 302 127 323 6 20 121 303 5 4 1 121 298
Nontrain 2 2 2 2 1 1 1
Total 339 319 140 340 6 21 134 319 9 7 2 134 310


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 173 12 1 3 1 38 1 16 1 16 21 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 176 46 47 47 43 42 1 4
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 126 19 29 29 22 18 4 7
Miscellaneous 1523 1418 221 1373 59 72 162 1301 14 889 9 815 5 74 1 56 147 344 12
Total 1998 1495 222 1487 59 72 163 1415 15 970 10 891 | 5 79 1 88 147 345 12


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


51,784,378
2,040,551
25,619,826
79,444,755

Killed Injured
.13 11.22
.06 .99
.19 12.21


/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, 2; nontrespassers, 13;
trespassers, 2; total, 17.


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Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service
Ten months ended October 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 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 ACCIEf. TOTAL PERSCKS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES CM IO rY; PASSENaEt I OTHER EIPLUYES
Resultin g TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ,ON ffS' HRNQTfZSEASSCRS NOr ON DUITY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN ,OTHE EMPLOYEES '
Number ties to }___ nurd Kle1_ 0 n K1 4I
______ persons Killed Injured Kld Injured Killed Injured lled Kld Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injur Killed Injured


1107
3180
604
4891



801
487
533
572

220
3014
2754

993
4696
14o70


2152
1705
3083
6940

25901


80
158
130
368



801
487
533
572

220
3014
2754

993
4696
14070


2152
1705
3083
6940

21378


14
30
111
155



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3
26
1091

526
87
1743


13
15
29
57

1955


214
348
92
654



793
492
532
572

217
2998
2883

545
4778
13810


2168
1700
3092
6960

21424
2!


14
26
102
142



8
1
1


3
14
1047

114
27
1215


13
14
22
49

1406


214
342
91
647



793
492
532
572

211
2923
2813

300
4681
13317


2168
1699
3020
6887

20851


146
191
33
370



793
492
532
571

210
2517
57

143
3990
9305


2141
1676
2116
5933

15608


120
134
24
278



747
475
526
545

204
2417
47

100
3451
8512


4

31
35

8825


26
57
9
92



46
17
6
26

6
100
10

43
539
793


2137
1676
2085
5898

6783


20
95
115









2
1046

67
2
1117


1
2
12
15

1247


21
62
56
139






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23
2730

152
162
3068


12
21
609
642

3849


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

Train 266 145 122 110 9 1 113 109 7 35 7 34 1 1 106 73
Train-service 2754 2754 1091 2883 44 70 1047 2813 1 57 1 47 10 25 1046 2730 1
Nontrain 13 13 1 14 1 14 1 11 1 11 3
Total 3033 2912 1214 3007 53 71 1161 2936 9 103 8 81 1 22 26 1152 28o6 1


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1444 126 19 303 1 18 303 17 184 10 138 7 46 89 26 1 4
Defects in or failures of equipment 1878 466 6 516 3 6 3 510 1 446 1 405 41 39 2 23 2
ruDefects in ores improper maintenance of way and 1043 166 5 264 5 264 4 193 3 163 1 30 1 53 13 5
Miscellaneous 14596 13680 186b 13381 537 494 1331 12887 85 8852 54 8084 31 768 9 809 1230 3145 7 81
Total 18961 14438 0896 14464 541 5o00 1357 13964 107 9675 b8 8790 39 885 10 99o 1232 3207 8 92


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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


507,171,584
21,064,002
247,029,353
775,264,939
Killed Injured
.09 11.34
.05 1.14
.14 12.48


/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, 22; employees not
on duty, 3; nontrespassers, 67; trespassers, 26; total, 118.


GPO 893.193


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October 1965
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