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 ...
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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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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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Source Institution:
University of Florida
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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:
AA00016163:00082

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Preceded by:
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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Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Statement No. M-400


July 1966
Paize 1


Month of July 1966


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD 0 NIES


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 PA S
Re sulI t ing TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES ( .
Number ties to r__Klld__nreiledI,__ dliI________ v
_______ person. Killed Injured Killed InjKilledilled Injured Killed eInjured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed \ !fedj Killed Injured


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344
76
567



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43
48
40

22
310
239

123
496
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215
234
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II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON

Train 23 14 13 10 13 10 5 5 13 4 1
Train-service 239 239 123 236 4 6 119 232 3 3 1 119 228
Nontrain
Total 262 253 136 24b 4 6 132 242 8 8 1 132 232 1


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees1803 19 1 2 19 2 19 2 18 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 1 9 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and 196 43 5 1 49 38 35 3 7 3 1
structures 114 11 15 1 14 9 8 1 4 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


51,508,753
2,161,437
24,389,754
78,059,944
Killed Injured
.13 11.27
.01 1.27
.14 12.54


NExplanation 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, 1; passengers on
trains, 4; other nontrespassers, 8; trespassers, 2; total, 15.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-400


Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


July 1966
Page 2


Seven Months Ended July 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


NWIRAM ACCIDENTS:
Equipment, motor vehicles and facilities
Way and structures and signals
All other
Total

TOAL, ACCIDENTS OF ALL TYPES


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

Train
Train-service
Nontrain
Total


TOTAL A(CCIDENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES CON DUTY PASSENGERS OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUCTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to _________________ ___ _____
Klpersons led Injured Kile led Injureed Killed iKlled e Ke 1njured Killed Injured Kill edInue Kled ieKle Injurd
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III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1154 85 23 235 3 20 2.65 17 102 15 67 2 15 89 3 26 18
Defects In or failures of equipment 1466 389 3 438 3 5 463 360 343 17 61 7 5
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 867 109 2 162 1 2 161 113 102 11 39 2 9
Miscellaneous 9901 9232 1392 9119 331 379 1061 8740 46 5803 32 5329 14 474 10 598 1004 2289 1 50
Total 13368 9815 1420 9954 337 385 1083 9569 63 6378 47 5861 16 517 10 787 1009 2331 1 73
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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


358,645,119
15,121,508
173,780,208
547,546,835
Killed Injured
.09 10.70
.03 .94
.12 11.65


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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, 18; passengers
on trains, 4; other nontrespassers, 51; trespassers, 17; total, 90.
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