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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.
Language:
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 varies slightly.
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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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oclc - 02560826
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issn - 0565-5307
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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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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA i

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3 1262 08851 0366 Federal Railroad Administration

Month of November 1966


Statement No. M-400
November 1966
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SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY ALL LINE-HAUL AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL RAILROAD COMPANIES


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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


TOTAL ACIDENTS TOTAL PERSONS TOTAL TOTAL EMPLOYEES ON DUTY PASSENGERS OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resulting TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NONTRESPASSERS NOT ON DUY
Total in casual TOTAL TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to 4
p___ rsons ed Injured Killed Injure d Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured K illed Injured Killed I Injured


138
396
75
609



59
53
58
48

19
291
389

112
426
1455


226
177
268
671

2735


8
12
22
42



59
53
58
48

19
291
389

112
426
1455


226
177
268
671

2168


21
25
21
67



58
53
58
47

18
28b
373

66
433
1394


226
177
270
673

2134


21
25
21
67



58
53
58
47

18
283
361

36
426
1340


226
177
262
665

2072


18
17
13
48



58
53
58
47

18
221
3

21
358
837


224
175
183
582

1467


7
7
14








6
358

12
22
1398


2
50
52

464


1

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3
6
10



2
29
31

42


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

Train 38 24 14 28 14 28 14 14 14 14
Train-service 389 389 172 373 10 12 162 361 3 3 162 .158
Nontrain 2 2 2 2 2 2
Total 429 415 186 403 10 12 176 391 19 17 2 176 372


III. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 169 10 2 23 2 23 2 20 2 18 2 3
Defects in or failures of equipment 221 58 59 59 55 54 1 3 1
Defects in or ,improper maintenance of way and
structures 157 12 13 13 13 12 1
Miscellaneous 1517 1417 251 1366 56 54 195 1312 11 797 9 728 2 69 1 93 183 411 11
Total 2064 1497 253 1461 56 54 197 1407 13 885 11 812 2 73 1 99 183 412 11


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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


50,239,808
2,126,073
24,986,917
77,352,798

Killed Injured
.14 10.50
.03 .94
.17 11.44


!1/ Explanation and definition of the terms used in this report will be found
in the Federal Railroad Administration's Rules Railroad Accidents Reports
and Classification 49 Code of Federal Regulations 125 et seq.
2/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees not on duty, 1; other
nontrespassers, 4; trespassers, 2; total, 7.





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Eleven Months Ended November 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 PASSENGERS OTHER EMPLOYEES
Resultng TRESPASSERS NONTRESPASSERS ON TRAINS NOWRESPASSERS NOT ON DUTY
Total in casual TOTAL, TRAINMEN OTHER EMPLOYEES
Number ties to 1
personsInjured Killed Injured Killed Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
____ ____ __ ____ I I- ____ -.-.---. ____K
pesn Killed


1428
3984
722
6134



934
519
609
529

222
3210
3269

1046
4888
15226


2508
2100
2808
7416

28776


93
170
184
447



934
519
609
529

222
3210
3269

1046
4888
15226


2508
2100
2808
7416

23089


11
38
140
189



8
2
3
1

11
37
1381

564
81
20b8


22
13
43
78

2355


217
431
164
812



928
523
606
528

212
3186
3357

568
5005
14915b.


2516
2U94
2815
7425

23152


11
34
129
174



8
2
3
1

8
16
1328

116
26
1508


22
12
22
56

1738


217
422
158
797



928
523
606
528

204
3095
3253

331
4876
14344


2516
2094
2739
7349

22490


133
179
55
367



928
523
606
528

203
2646
37

157
4119
9747


2486
2081
1899
6466

16580


118
157
50
325



842
510
604
510

199
2550
34

103
3652
9004


10
5
36
51

9380


15
22
5
42



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13
2
18

4
96
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54
467
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2076
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10
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184


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30
3213

163
201
3608


13
7
571
591

4303


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

Train 319 193 156 167 6 2 150 185 1 54 1 54 10 149 120 1
Train-service 3269 3269 1381 3357 53 104 1328 3253 1 37 1 34 3 3 1327 3213
Nontrain 20 20 2 30 2 30 2 25 2 25 4 1
Total 3608 3482 1539 3574 59 106 1480 3468 4 116 2 88 2 28 13 1476 3337 2


II. TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS BY BROAD CAUSE

Negligence of employees 1857 132 27 302 4 23 302 20 156 18 136 2 20 92 3 35 19
Defects in or failures of equipment 2243 593 3 646 3 5 641 544 522 22 79 13 b
Defects in or improper maintenance of way and
structures 1366 152 3 216 1 2 2 214 156 143 13 47 2 11
Miscellaneous 15894 14796 2244 14563 587 579 1657 13964 81 9258 58 8528 23 730 12 908 1562 3/33 2 8t
Total 21360 15673 2277 15727 595 586 1682 15141 101 10114 76 9329 25 785 12 1126 1567 3792 2 109


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


564,595,773
24,415,929
274,048,748
863,060,450

Killed Injured
.09 10.81
.03 .91
.12 11.72


l/ Explanation and definition of the terms used in this report will be found
in the Federal Railroad Administration's Rules Railroad Accidents Reports
and Classification 49 Code of Federal Regulations 125 et seq.
2/ Includes subsequent fatalities as follows: Employees on duty, 22; employees
not on duty, 2; passengers on trains, 4; other nontrespassers, 70, trespassers,
27; total, 125.


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