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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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Dates or Sequential Designation:
May 1956-Dec. 1974.
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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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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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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 ACIIENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTY / OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resultnin TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS 7 v I NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DTY
Total in casual| TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES Z ----- --
Number ties to _________ _________ _____________ __________________________________
persons Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured


129
355
68
552



75
49
64
44

19
342
325

110
476
1504


275
239
290
804

2860


14
16
16
46


75
49
64
44

19
342
325

110
476
1504


275
239
298
804

2354


4
11
15


1

1


1
5
130

60
9
207


2
2
4
8

230


16
29
13
58



75
51
63
44

18
338
323

59
495
1466


279
238
296
813

2337
v


75
51
63
44

18
329
312

39
488
1419


279
238
287
804

2280


15
20
6
41



75
51
63
44

18
287
4

17
399
958


274
236
205
715

1714


12
17
6
35



68
48
63
43

17
276
2

15
369
901

1

1
2

938


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

Train 31 18 15 15 3 12 15 8 8 1 12 6
Train-service 325 325 130 323 6 11 124 312 4 2 2 124 308
Nontrain 4 4 1 9 1 9 1 9 1 9
Total 360 347 146 347 9 11 137 336 1 21 10 1 11 1 136 314


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 172 20 1 21 1 21 20 17 3 1
Defects in or failures of equipment 202 60 60 60 52 49 3 7 1
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 122 17 24 24 16 16 8
Miscellaneous 1560 1453 221 1419 68 48 153 1371 9 911 7 854 2 57 1 76 43 376 8
Total 2056 1550 222 1524 69 48 153 1476 9 999 7 936 2 63 1 91 143 37 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


52,674,014
2,159,551
25,998,533
80,832,098

Killed Injured
.09 11.58
.02 .78
.11 12.36


/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, 1; other
nontrespassers, 5; trespassers, 4; total, 10.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service


Ten Months Ended October 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 mail-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 ACCIDrENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES (ON DUTY PASSENGERS OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resultin TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NQiTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to
_______ persons Killed In Killed I d Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injure Killed Injured Killed
IInjured i Injured i Injured


1290
3588
647
5525



875
466
551
481

203
2919
2880

934
4462
13771


2282
1923
2540
6745

26041


85
158
162
405



875
466
551
481

203
2919
2880

934
4462
13771


2282
1923
2540
6745

20921


9
38
126
173



7
2
3


10
34
1209

507
79
1851


21
11
37
69

2093


196
406
143
745



870
470
548
481

194
2900
2984

502
4572
13521


2290
1917
2545
6752

21018


9
34
115
158



7
2
3


7
13
1166

105
24
1327


21
10
18
49

1534


196
397
137
730



870
470
548
481

186
2812
2892

295
4450
3004


2290
1917
2477
6684

20418


9
6
2
17



7
2
3


7
2
1

31
18
71


19
9
8
36

124


115
162
42
319



870
470
548
481

185
2425
34

136
3761
8910


2262
1906
1716
5884

15113


101
143
39
283



791
458
546
464

181
2339
31

90
3334
8234


10
4
35
49

8566


14
19
3
36



79
12
2
17

4
86
3

46
427
676


2252
1902
1681
5835

6547


57
156
6
219









344
3


461
808







1027


28
113
141









3
1165

72
3
1243



1
8
9

1393


22
59
89
170








1
24
2855

151
179
3210


11
7
521
539

3919


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

Train 281 169 142 159 6 2 136 157 1 40 1 40 10 135 106 1
Train-service 2880 2880 1209 2984 43 92 1166 2892 1 34 1 31 3 3 1165 2855
Nontrain 18 18 2 28 2 28 2 23 2 23 4 1
Total 3179 3067 1353 3171 49 94 1304 3077 4 97 2 71 2 26 13 1300 2965 2


EIi. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1688 122 25 279 4 21 279 18 136 16 118 2 18 89 3 35 19
Defects in or failures of equipment 2022 535 3 587 3 5 582 489 468 21 76 12 5
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 1209 140 3 203 1 2 2 201 143 131 12 47 2 11
Miscellaneous 14377 13379 1993 13197 531 525 1462 12672 70 8461 49 7800 21 661 11 815 1379 3322 2 74
Total 19296 14176 2024 14266 539 532 1485 13734 88 9229 65 8517 23 712 11 1027 1384 3380 2 98
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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


514,355,965
22,289,856
249,061,831
785,707,652

Killed Injured
.08 10.84
.03 .91
.11 11.75


N/Explanation and definition of the terms used in this report will be found in the Commission's
Rules Railroad Accidents Reports and Classi-fication 49 Code of Federal Regulations 125 et seq.
2/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 22; employees
not on duty, 1; passengers on trains, 4; other nontrespassers, 66; trespassers, 25;
total, 118.
GPO 921-428


Statement No. M-400
October 1966
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