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Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...

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Summary of accidents reported by steam railways for the month of ...
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Statement No. M.400 JANUARY 1944


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1944
(INCLUDES RAILVAYS OF CLASSES , II, AND III, AND SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES)


Number ofT Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train t persons trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontreepassers
accidentsI employsees
Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN AOCIDNT8
Collisions.19441 441 16 21 - - 16 21 l 9 9 9 1 14 7 134 - 22
19413 4127 14 130 - 14 13 10 9 65 1 9 - 40 -- 4 16
Derailments . 194 1 718 8 86 - - 8 86 5 26 5 25 - 1 - 48 - 3 12
1943 815 1 69 - - 1 69 - 49 - 17 - 32 - 15 - 1 5
Looouotive-boiler accidents.194 7 1 10 - - 1 10 1 10 1 9 - 1 - - -
1943 7 2 - - 7 2 7 2 7 2 - - - - -
Other locomotive accidents.194 88 - 1 - - - 1 - 1 1 - - - -
1943 98 - 1 - - - 1 - 1 1 - - - -
Miscellaneous . 194 4 148 10 28 2 - 8 28 1 6 1 6 - - 7-22
1943 134 15 18 - - 15 18 - 10 - 2 - 8 - - - - 15 8
TotalV .g.19441,402 35 340 2 - 33 340 16 102 16 86 - 16 7 182 - - 10 56
1943 1,480 3 220 - - 37 220 17 136 16 87 1 149 - 55 - - 20 29
#At hithwayr crossings,
olasifi.dabove .19141 25 .11 31 1 - 10 31 - 5 - 5 - - - - - 10 26
19143 22 11 6 - - 11 6 - 1 - 1 - - - - - 11 5
TRAI-SRVICE ACCITSB
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives.IS I, 73 - 73 3 3 3 73 - - - -
5243-52 6 52 6 52 6 51 - 1 - - -- -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose . 194 38 - 38 -38 -3 -
1 3 36 - - 36 1 36 1 5 . .-
Operating loomuotlves.1 202 - - 202 - 202 - 194 - 8 - -
19k43 2 223 - - 2 223 2 223 2 217 - 6 - - -- -
Operating band brakes.1944 1 151 - 1 151 1 11 1 151 - - - -
1943 1 135 1 135 1 135 1 1314 - 1 - -
Operating switches .19 - 101 - - - 101 - 101 - 100 - 1 - -
1 - 101 - - - 101 - 101 - 94 - 7 - -
Coming In contact with fixed structures. 914 10 41 - - 10 41 10 41 8 39 2 2 - - -
194 3 27 - - 3 27 3 26 3 26 - - - - -1
Getting honor off oars or locomotives . 19 12 631 3 12 9 619 7 02 7 1 914 - - 1 16
19143,7 591 2 19 5 572 ,39 1 125 - - - 11
Accidentsathighwaygradecrossings#.194 180 190 3 6 1 484 - 8 - 7 1 - - - - 17 476
1913 171 423 5 8 415 1 5 1 3 - 2 - 1 - - 15 40
truck or run over, not at public crossings.1 104 81 6 2 35 56 21 15 16 20 3 14 18
1 131 107 7 2 55 79 35 25 24 21 - 5 20 28
miscellaneous.19444 49 936 23 11 26 92J 19 1 2 14 59 g 3 106 1 10 . 2
10 43 11 871 25 20 24 85 17 9 16 5PU 3 85 - Ia 62
Total.1944 3 35 2,7 98 51 21 2,690 61 1,88 38 1,7 23 1714 200 1 13 195 52
1943 37 2,566 08, 75 263 2.491 70 1,756 45 1,548 25 208 4 211 - 13 189 511
TOTAL--TRAIN AnD 1RI-8ZVICE ACCIDENTS. 1944 54 3,0814 100 s4 294 3030 771987 511797 231 190 11 382 1 1~ 20 614
14 409 2,7861 108 75 3002,:711 81,892 61163 26 25 4 266 - 13 2uy 540
19144 1943
Loomotive-mles . 14,786,798 146,439,009
Motor train-miles . 4,187,139 :227,491
Total units. 152,973,937 150,666,500
1941a258 20160.mi0.4.50312.99 0.453 11.75 0.150 1.24 0.0719 2. ) o18 3 .2
Casualtie,,per,,illionunts.193 2.718.19 .717 1. 7.9 :5775O 12.56 .0 10.85 .173 1.7 .0265 : - .0 1.314 14.2:71_ '8 1.9 9 9 12: 05 10-85 .73 1.51 r7f (0) 0083 1.39 3.5
TOTAL - MONTRAI, (INCL.DING INUSTRIAL) AoCIDNTS.19144 17 2,11 2 11 152105 131,88 - 29 131,85 - -I - 79 2 138
1943 289 2:22t 3 14 2512210 20 1,958 - 34 20 191 1 100 4 152
GRAND TOTAL - ACCID TS ,Of ALL CLASSES.1l43 1436 5,010 2 6 � 8.,0135 o 3,875 2 1, 16 2:382 1 92 207 78
436 50101325 ',2 107 3,850 1 66124 266 1 113 213 692
Increase - Percent .5.73 3.85 '8.11 -23.60 -4.92 4.35 15.89 0.6q -11.4 9.41 -21.7k '6.05 175.00 43.61 - -18.58 -2.82 13.58
194 1 1943
Man-hours (Class I roads). 314,915,055 295,546,74d 1-.
19144M - - -0.273 1.6U- -
Casualtles per million man-hours3 1. -5l . - - - ,-u j- - -- - - .
Increa _ . Percent . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.96 1 . . . .
HIGHWAY GRAD-110SINGACINT
1 19144 19143
Number of accidents . 401 384
Total casualties at highway grade crossings.19414 191 521 4 6 187 1 - 13 - 12 - 1 - -" - 1 5
1943 12 42k 5 8 177 q4l 1 6 1 1 176 41


Includes train accidents reported as due to: 44
weg igonoeof employees. 6"2 4
Vefeots in or failures of equipment . 421
Defects in or improper maintenance of my and structures. 168 188


U GOVERNMENT VAJNO rctING OFICE: 1,NV


./Based on accidents and man-hours of Class I railways, Including switching
and terminal companies.
( ) Rate not computed because of small number Involved. e Decrease.


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