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:
AA00016163:00081

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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Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Month of May 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 PASSENGES OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resultin TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to
persons Killed Injurelled led Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed njuredInjured
-1Ijue Kile Injured_ ___ ___


136
406
67
609



84
42
59
42

16
301
256

93
459
1352


237
188
215
640

2601


5
12
15
32



84
42
59
42

16
301
256

93
459
1352


237
188
215
640

2024


8
14
22








1
94

52
14
161


1
1
2
.4

187


9
25
12
46



84
42
59
42

16
301
268

49
466
1327


239
187
214
640

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9 9 9
6 25 16 13 3 7 6 2
14 12 5 5 14 7
20 46 30 27 3 7 20 9


84 84 78 6
42 42 42
59 59 59
42 42 41 1

16 16 16
288 252 249 3 32 2 2
92 260 4 4 92 256

9 21 1 8 1 6 2 7 12 1 1
6 446 3 370 1 331 2 39 2 51 1 23 2
107 1258 4 877 2 826 2 51 2 83 100 293 1


1 239 1 236 2 1 234 2 1
1 187 1 186 1 1 185 1
1 205 151 4 147 1 42 12
3 631 2 573 7 2 566 1 45 13

130 1935 6 1480 2 860 4 620 2 90 121 347 1 18


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

Train 27 17 19 17 19 17 7 7 1 19 9
Train-service 256 256 94 268 2 8 92 260 4 4 92 256
Nontrain 2 2 2 2 1 1 1
Total 285 275 113 287 2 8 111i 279 12 11 1 1 111 266


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 176 4 9 9 9 9
Defects in or failures of equipment 219 64 2 66 2 66 65 64 1 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and /
structures 156 13 22 22 15 12 3 7
Miscellaneous 1410 1303 181 1276 54 69 127 1207 4 818 2 768 2 50 2 82 120 302 1
Total 1961 1384 183 1373 56 69 127 1304 4 907 2 853 2 54 2 90 120 302 1


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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


53,124,879
2,185,115
25,659,487
80,969,481
Killed Injured
.02 10.53
.02 .67
.05 11.20


NExplanation and definition of the terms used in this report will be found in the Commiss
Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classification 49 Regulations 125
3J Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: a, 2; other
nontrespassers, 8; trespassers, 2; total, .


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Subject to revision


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Statement No. M-400
May 1966
Page 1






INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Statement No. M-400
May 1966
Page 2


Five Months Ended May 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 rnail-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 EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to Kl I e Kl I e ed e Kl ne Ke ne l In d l IneeIKe ne
persons Killed Injured Killed Iniured Killed Injured [Killed Injured Kiledd Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


591
1892
315
2798



436
234
279
257

94
1401
1559

390
2090
6740


1129
835
1254
3218

.12756


37
85
90
212



436
234
279
257

94
1401
1559

390
2090
6740


1129
835
1254
3218

L0170


10
6
13
29

1036


95
218
89
402



434
236
278
257

94
1393
1601

225
2169
6687


1132
832
1257
3221

L0310,


202


95
215
87
397



434
236
278
257

90
1344
1549

138
2116
6442


1132
832
1226
3190

10029


53
86
22
161



434
236
278
257

89
1148
16

75
1781
4314


1121
824
813
2758

7233


42
78
22
142



392
229
276
246

88
1110
16

43
1586
3986


6
2
21
29

4157


1115
822
792
2729

3076


6
23
63
92








1
10
1532

59
74
1676


5
6
286
297

2065


II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON
148 93 95 91 2 1 93 90 1 15 1 15 3 92 72
Train 1559 1559 637 1601 18 52 6l9 1549 1 16 1 16 1 618 1532
Train-service 9 9 1 13 1 13 1 9 1 9 4
Nontrain 1716 1661 733 1705 20 53 713 1652 3 40 2 31 1 9 4 710 1608
Total


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 795 56 16 113 2 14 113 14 67 13 54 1 13 36 8 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 1088 293 3 333 3 3 330 273 261 12 52 3 2
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and 35 2 8
structures661 90 2 138 2 138 95 85 10 35 2
Miscellaneous 6994 6513 98b 6505 190 247 796 6258 32 4040 20 3728 12 312 7 433 756 1749 1 36
Total 9538 6952 1007 7089 195 250 812 6839 46 4475 33 4128 13 347 7 556 758 1768 1 40


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


255,050,828
10,763,322
124,359,993
390,174,143

Killed Injured
.08 10.58
.03 .89
.12 11.47


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-/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, 15; other
nontrespassers, 37; trespassers, 13; total, 65.
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