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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
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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
Publisher:
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.
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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Resource Identifier:
oclc - 02560826
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issn - 0565-5307
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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AA00016163:00076

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

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Statement No. M-400
November 1965
Page 1


Month of November 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 AocETOTA L ACD TOTAL PERSONS TOTOTA L TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTYPAS S PASSNE OTHER EMPLOES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRISPASSERS NOTr ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to nje ild _ed lld nre Kle neKll Inrd K ed nre Kle Ijed ild nudKld nue
persons Killed I Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


132
339
52
523



73
35
58
47

18
259
352

75
412
1329


193
171
288
652

2504


10
15
19
44



73
35
58
47

18
259
352

75
412
1329


193
171
288
652

2025


24
39
19
82



72
36
58
47

18
262
350

37
418
1298


195
171
292
658

2038
2,


24
39
18
81



72
36
58
47

18
254
339

24
411
1259


195
171
286
652

1992


18
26
6
50



72
36
58
47

18
219
8

11
365
834


193
168
202
563

1447


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

Train 32 21 15 28 1 114 27 2 8 2 4 4 8 12 11
Train-service 352 352 133 350 6 11 127 339 8 8 1 127 329 1
Nontrain 4 4 7 7 5 5 2
Total 388 377 148 385 7 12 141 373 2 21 2 12 9 9 139 342


II. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICEACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees
Defects in or failures of equipment
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures
Miscellaneous
Total


169
161

119
1403
1852


12
36

10
1315
1373


______ I _____


26
37

22
1295
1380


26
37

22
1255
1340


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


49,970,878
2,103,918
24,479,709
76,554,505
Killed Injured
.14 -10.36
.03 1.19
.17 11.55


/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
trespassers, 1; total, 7.


be found in the Commission's
Federal Regulations 125 et seq.
on duty, 1; nontrespassers, 5;


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Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service

Eleven months ended November 1965


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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD COMPANIES 17



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Total T in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES t K ~/
Number ties to 1
I. RAILROAD ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING CASUALTIES BY ps Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed In Injure
TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON 1-j i --


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


1239
3519
656
5414



874
522
591
619

238
3273
3106

1068
5108
15399


2345
1876
3371
7592

28405


90
173
149
412



874
522
591
619

238
3273
3106

1068
5108
15399


2345
1876
3371
7592

23403


14
36
121
171



9
1
1


3
27
1224

571
96
1932


15
15
32
62

2165


238
387
111
736



865
528
590
619

235
3260
3233

582
5196
15108


2363
1871
3384
7618

23462


14
32
111
157



9
1
1


3
15
1174

124
31
1358


15
14
25
54

1569


238
381
109
728



865
528
590
619

229
3177
3152

324
5092
14576


2363
1870
3306
7539

22843


164
217
39
420



865
528
590
618

228
2736
65

154
4355
10139


2334
1844
2318
6496

17055


132
148
28
308



813
509
582
589

221
2629
55

107
3770
9275


4

33
37

9620


32
69
11
112



52
19
8
29

7
107
10

47
585
864


2330
1844
2285
6459

7435


46
100
3
149








1
386
26


513
926







1075


26
102
128









2
1173

71
3
1249


2
2
14
18

1395


21
62
67
150






1


27
3059

165
168
3420


13
24
661
698

4268


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

Train 298. 166 137 138 10 2 127 136 9 43 9 38 5 9 118 84
Train-service 3106 3106 1224 3233 50 81 1174 3152 1 65 1 55 10 26 1173 3059 2
Nontrain 17 17 1 .21 1 21 1 16 1 16 5
Total 3421 3289 1362 3392 60 83 1302 3309 11 124 10 93 1 31 35 1291 3148 2


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1613 138 19 329 1 18 329 17 204 1U 151 7 53 94 26 1 5
Defects in or failures of equipment 2039 502 6 553 3 6 3 547 1 481 1 439 42 41 2 23 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and 1162 176 5 286 5 286 4 210 385
structures 176 5 286 5 286 4 210 3 172 1 38 1 58 13 5
Miscellaneous 15999 14995 2073 14676 584 534 1489 14142 98 9664 65 8821 33 843 9 882 1375 35o8 7 88;
Total '20813 15811 2103 15844 588 540 1515 15304 120 10559 79 9583 41 976 10 1075 1377 3570 8 100


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IV. EMPLOYEE CASUALTY RATES, TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE

Locomotive train-miles
iiotor train-miles
Yard switching miles
Total train-milear

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


557,142,462
23,167,920
271,509,062
851,819,444
Killed Injured
.09 11.25
.05 1.15
.14 12.40


"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, 23; employees not
on duty, 3; nontrespassers, 72; trespassers, 27; total, 125.


GPO 183-193


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Statement No. M-400
November 1965
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