Summary of accidents reported by all line-haul switching and terminal railroad companies for the month of ...

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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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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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Resource Identifier:
oclc - 02560826
lccn - sf 90093253
issn - 0565-5307
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lcc - WMLC L 83/9510
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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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Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

111l1II1I111III1 INT ESTATE COMM E RCE C OMMI S S I 0 N
3 1262 088510333 Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service

Month of February 1966


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


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


TOTAL ACCIDENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTY PASSENGERS OTHER E
Resultin TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS N
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES I D
Number ties to Injured _____ _______ fi
persons ... Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injur e injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed nured
T-


108
392
60
560



76
51
48
61

17
269
333

64
367
1286


219
141
260
620

2466


11
20
23
54



76
51
48
61

17
269
333

64
367
1286


219
141
260
620

1960


21
3b
35
94



70
51
4?
61

17
264
352

38
412
1318


218
140
261
619

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76
51
47
61

15
256
337

25
410
1278


218
140
256
614

1983


76
51
47
61

15
231
4

18
326
829


217
137
164
518

1377


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

Train 31 21 33 30 33 30 1 1 1 1 1 32 28
Train-service 333 333 149 352 2 15 147 337 1 4 1 4 146 333
Nontrain 4 4 1 7 7 1 4 1 4 3
Total 368 358 183 389 2 15 181 374 3 9 2 5 1 4 1 178 364


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 156 17 5 30 5 30 5 14 5 13 1 13 1 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 238 65 1 66 1 2 64 57 55 2 4 2 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and I
structures 143 26 40 40 261 21 5 11 3
Miscellaneous 1309' 1232 2261 1276 1 25 41 201 1235 11 762 91 703 2 591 3 88 187 380
Total 1846 1340 232 1412 .26 43 206 1369 16 859' 141 792 2 671 3: 116 Ib7 J86 8
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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


46,290,542
2,007,587
24,249,107
72,547,236
Killed Inlured
.19 10.92
.03 .92
.22 11.84


-I/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,
13; trespassers, 2; total, 18.


I. RAILROAD ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING CASUALTIES BY


UNIV. OF.FL LS. I


U.S. DEPOOTORY


Statement No. M-400
February 1966
Page 1





Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Statement No. M-400
February 1966
Page 2


Two Months Ended February 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


II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING


TOTAL ACCIDENTS
Resulting
Total in casual
Number ties to
persons


TOTAL PERSONS


TOTAL
TRESPASSERS


TOrAL
NONTIESPASSERS


TOTAL


TRAINMEN


OTHER EMPLOYEES


PASSNTERS
ON TRAINS


NONTRESASRS
NONTRESPASSERS


_______ _______ _______ ________ 4 5 .1 I .1
Injured I Killed Injured Injured Iniuredj Killed Injured


Killed


Injured Killed Injured IKilled


Killed Injured Killed


______ 1 t-I--d 4 F + 4 F F 4


467
314
565
1346

5257


16
45
44
105



169
104
105
133

44
556
744

136
809
2800


467
314
565
1346

4251


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397


4
3
3
10

473


2b
105
54
187



169
104
104
133

43
553
761

87
b79
2833


465
312
569
1346

436b


CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON

Train 69 42 55 51 55
Train-service 744 744 317 761 8 29 309
Nontrain 4 4 1 7 1
Total 817 790 373 819 8 29 365


HI. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE


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


272
459

287
2893
'o911


25
119

54
2707
90n5


39
152

72
2757
3020


28
103
53
184



169
104
104
133

41
540
732

62
870
2755


465
312
560
1337

4276


15
44
o10
69



169
104
104
133

41
473
6

35
709
1774


460
307
345
1112

2955


14
40
10
64



149
101
103
126

40
457
6

19
626
1627


1

5
6

1697


459
307
340
1106

1258


Killed j Injured Killed


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51
732
7
790




39
150

72
2678
2939


1
1
1
3




6



15
21


4
15




23
106

56
1658
1843


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1
2




6



11
17


5
6

11




22
101

50
1518
1691


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1 4


1
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13
40

11
170
234


54
308

362







2
380
382


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EMPLOYEES
NOT ON DUTY


45
726
3
774





1
2

5

833J
841


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


97,096,384
4,157,946
48:920,016
150,174,346

Killed Injured
.11 11.26
.03 1.01
.14 12.27


/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, 6; nontrespassers,
22; trespassers, 5; total, 33.


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