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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 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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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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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-400
April 1966
Page 1


Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Month of April 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 ONDIUTY PASSENGERS OtHER EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to In u e i *le 1 __Killed u I K l e I nj r K l d I u d i e inj re
persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed 1 Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


127
325
53
505



98
46
59
36

16
255
264

66
400
1240


207
174
214
595

2340


5
10
13
28



98
46
59
36

16
255
264

66
400
1240


207
174
214
595

1863


6
58
10
74



97
46
59
36

17
254
255

39
403
1206


209
173
213
595

1875
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6
57
10
73



97
46
59
36

15
241
249

28
.392
1163


209
173
206
588

1824


6
9
3
18



97
46
59
36

14
194
5

15
342
808


208
173
142
523

1349


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2



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5
30
54


206
173
136
515

571


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

Train 21 14 5 10 5 10 1 1 5 9
Train-service 264 264 111 255 3 6 108 249 5 5 1 108 243
Nontrain 2 2 2 2 2 2
Total 287 280 116 267 3 6 113 261 8 6 2 1 113 252


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 173 12 3 12 2 1 12 1 10 1 7 3 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 195 56 57 1 56 47 46 1 8 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 111 14 33 33 13 12 1 17 3
Miscellaneous 1266 1186 156 1178 32 43 124 1135 7 756 4 705 3 51 102 117 269 8
Total 1745 1268 159 1280 34 44 125 1236 6 826 5 770 3 56 127 117 275 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


50,706,296
2,149,232
24,671,311
77,526,839
Killed Injured
.06 9.93
.04 .72
.10 10.65


/Explanation and definition of the terms used in this report will
Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classi-ficatioh 49 Code of


be found in the Commission's
Federal Regulations 125 et seq.


2/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 5; other
nontrespassers, 2; trespassers, 4; total, 11.





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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


455
1486
248
2189



352
192
220
215

78
1100
1303

297
1631
5388


892
647
1039
2578

10155


j persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed j Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


32
73
75
180



352
192
220
215

78
1100
1303

297
1631
5388


892
647
1039
2578

6146


86
193
77
356



350
194
219
215

76
1092
1333

176
1703
5360


893
645
1043
2581

8297.


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86
190
75
351



350
194
219
215

74
1056
1289

117
1670
5184


893
645
1021
2559

8094


44
70
17
131



350
194
219
215

73
896
12

67
1411
3437


885
638
662
2185

5753


33
65
17
115



314
187
217
205

72
861
12

37
1255
3160


4
1
17
22

3297


11
5

16



36
7
2
10

1
35


30
156
277


881
637
645
2163

2456


6
21
56
83








1
8
1276

47
51
1383


3
5
244
252

1718


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

Train 121 76 76 74 2 1 74 73 1 8 1 8 2 73 63
Train-service 1303 1303 543 1333 16 44 527 1289 1 12 1 12 1 526 1276
Nontrain 7 7 1 11 1 11 1 8 1 8 3
Total 1431 1386 620 1418 18 45 602 1373 3 28 2 20 1 8 3 599 1342


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 619 52 16 104 2 14 104 14 58 13 45 1 13 36 8 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 869 229 1 267 1 3 264 208 197 11 51 3 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 505 77 2 116 2 116 80 73 7 28 2 8
Miscellaneous 5584 5210 805 5229 136 178 669 5051 28 3222 18 2960 10 262 5 351 636 1447 31
Total 7577 5568 824 5716 139 181 685 5535 42 3568 31 3275 11 293 5 466 638 1466 35


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


201,925,949
8,578,207
98,700,506
309,204,662
Killed Injured
!.10 10.59
.04 .95
.14 11.54


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Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classi-fication 49 Code of Federal Regulations 125 et seq.
2/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 13; other
nontrespassers, 29; trespassers, 11; total, 53.


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