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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statistics   ( marcgt )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

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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:
AA00016163:00083

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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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Statement No. M-400

August 1966
Page 1


Month of August 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 ACCIIENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTY PASSENGERS OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DLUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to________ ________ _______ ___
persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Kilnjured jured KiInjur e injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


153
336
73
562



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53
51
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278
251

99
485
1376


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247
282
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II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON

Train 30 17 10 15 1 9 15 7 7 9 8
Train-service 251 251 in5 328 4 7 101 321 4 3 1 1 101 316
Nontrain 3 3 4 4 4 4
Total 284 271 115 347 5 7 110 340 15 10 5 1 110 324


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 187 8 1 7 1 7 1 5 1 5 2
Defects in or failures of equipment 172 38 41 41 35 35 3 3
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 11 0 8 1 9 1 1 8 6 5 1 2
Miscellaneous 1469 1358 18B 1381 61 50 127 1331 10 886 8 816 2 70 77 117 358 10
Total 1938 1412 10 1438 62 51 18 1387 1 93 9 861 2 71 80 117 365 10
Total 1939 1412 190 1438 62 51 128 1387 it 939 9 861 2 711


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


52,393,205
2,854,778
24,653,417
79,901,400
Killed Injured
.11 10.78
.03 .89
.14 11.66


IExplanation and definition of the terms used in this report will
Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classification 49 Code of


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


2/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 1; employees not
on duty, 1; other nontrespassers, 5; trespassers, 2; total, 9.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-400


Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


August 1966
Page 2


Eight Months Ended August 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 ACCIIEENrTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTY PASSENGERS OTHER EMPLOYES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to I r-
ro_______p ns Killed J Injured i d Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Kiiled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Innjured


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522
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374
426
397

157
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II. HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING ACCIDENTS AND RESULTING
CASUALTIES BY TYPE OF ACCIDENT AND CLASS OF PERSON

Train 221 133 123 125 3 1 120 124 1 29 1 29 7 119 87 1
Train-service 2286 2286 963 2403 27 71 936 2332 1 ?28 1 27 1 3 935 2301
Nontrain 12 12 1 17 1 17 1 13 1 13 4
Total 2519 2431 1087 2545 30 72 1057 2473 3 70 2 56 1 14 10 1054 2392 1


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1341 93 24 242 3 21 242 18 107 16 92 2 15 89 3 28 18
Defects in or failures of equipment 1638 4?7 3 479 3 5 474 395 378 17 64 10 5
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 977 117 3 171 1 2 2 169 119 107 12 39 2 11i
Miscellaneous 11370 10590 1580 10500 392 429 1108 10071 56 6689 40 6145 16 544 10 675 1121 2647 1 60
Total 15326 11227 1610 11392 399 436 1211 10956 74 7310 56 6722 18 588 10 867 1126 2696 1 83


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


411,038,324
17,976,286
198,433,625
627,448,235
Killed Injured
9r 1:0
.03 1
.12 11.65


/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, 19; employees not
on duty, 1; passengers on trains, 4; other nontrespassers, 56; trespassers, 19;
total, 99.


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