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 ...
Physical Description:
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:
AA00016163:00077

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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DOCOMIENTS OEPARTMEI


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service

Month of January 1966


Statement No. M-400
January 1966


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 ACCIDENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTY PASSENGERS OTMER EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to_______________________ _____
persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Kiled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Kiled Injlled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


84
397
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551



93
53
57
72

27
287
411

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442
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248
173
305
726

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

Train 38 21 2? 21 22 21 4 4 22 17
Train-service 411 411 16b 40Y 6 14 162 395 2 2 162 393
Nontrain
Total 449 432 19u 43U 6 14 184 416 6 6 184 410


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 116 8 1 9 1 9 1 9 1 9
Defects in or failures of equipment 221 54 8b 86 49 46 3 36 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 144 28 2 31? 2 32 30 29 1 2 2
Miscellaneous 11584 1475 22d 1481 31 38 197 1443 4 896 2 815 2. 81 b2 193 453 12
Total f065 1565 231 160b 31 38 200 1570 5 984 3 899 2 85 118 195 455 13


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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


50,805,842
2,150,359
24,670,909
77,627,110
Killed Injured
.04 11.58
.03 1.09
.06 12.68


/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, 3; nontrespassers,
9; trespassers, 3; total, 15.
GpO 913-021