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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08850 7495 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Subject to revision BUEAU OF TANU RT ECONOMICS AND SrA=CS


Statement No. M-400 FEBRUARY 1945


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1945
(INo IW8 RILVAT O CLASSES 1. IX, AND 1, AND SITCMING AND T IIAL CMPAlIUS)


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Number of Total persons Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train trespasser nontrespaseer Total Trainmen Other on tains on rans nontepaseer
aoidents Totlraie employees
accidentsKilled Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured

TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collision@s. 191 3810 10 337 - - 10 337 83 - 29 1 2410 - - 14l
191 6 103 - - 6 103 59. - 3 - 31 - - - 13
Derailments. . 906 2 2A 1 2118 57 1 31 - 26 - 156 - -
190-147 4 57 5 2 29 1 21 1 9 - 22 - - 2
Locomo tive-boiler accidents. - - - - - - - - - - - - -
31344 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 - -
Other locomotive acidents". .82 1 3 - - :3 1 2 1 2 - - . .
t -7 - 1 - 1 - 1 - ,--.-
miscellaneous . 1 " 138 16 - - 16115 194 115 8 19- - 8 8 b 9 - 1 6 3 - - 2 6
Total .1- 1,532 29 . 5 1 -" 2 5 12 143. 1 1. 7 1 56 1 56 _ ,2

#At highway grade crossings,
classified above .194 2 5 15 : -:15 6
194 i. 3 7 ___3 7 - 11__ _3 6
TRAIN-SERVICZ ACCIDENTS
Coupling or unooupling oars or locootives.1915 1 71 1 1 71 1 70 - 1 - -
191a1 3 59 : 3 5 3 58 3 56 - 2 - - - - -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose. 110 4
Operating locomotives. 1 3. 1 21 2 1 5 1 257 1.2489
191 120" 12g 1 1 223 - . .
Operating hand.brakee.1 119 1
93 0 3 1 3 - - 1 3 0
Operating switches.- 13 1 - :131 131 - 1265
9 - 99o 87 3 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures. 191 53 26 26212 1929- 29 1 . 1
Getting on or off oars or looomotives.i 12 662 1 . 6 , , 1 , - 12 . -6-20;
19171 39975--17Accidents at highway grads crossings,'1.i.1 9 .4 1 ,
it 19-1148 -31 --21 -IN8 Stru k or run over, not at public crossings. 1,6 26 64 26,7 14 1 223 122
it611316 23.
Miscellaneous. I 3 27 69R 1 12 1 633 70
1439891 181 2175 1138 1 555 43 3 7 56
Total . 19 1 85 1 2,7318211,5772 7 2,o,, 24 1,820 2 224 2 185 _9 164 194 ;N 20t 3 5 2121 6801,o 3 31:,608 23 193 6 213175
TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS . ; 6 : 2 2512 , 65 2,187 3 ,:7 280 3 582 - 9 13
19176319458 623265871,92 1212 2698179 479

Locomotive-miles, . 13,96, 143,0337
Motor train-miles .,J614,M82 9 92'41
Total units .1315,802 1 -:93,013
C a su a ltie s p e r m i lli on u n its , . . . . . . . . .19 2 . 0: 23 o : 6 0 -. 13 .7 1 .o :' 0 , 1 . 02. o : .: o .4 .1.0�o1 2
68- 4 1 170 T1.82 23.1 0T1*2 3.803T15 0 .211r31006.1.2 . :. . .ai.
TOTAL - NWNwnAIN (INCLUDNGsm NUST~RAL) ACCIDENTS 'I - - a--z.-r - 0__- IL__---__I__-_I


GRAND TOTAL - ACCIDENTS OF ALL MLASSES.1941 1941


al 111


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,g,,* 8i 72 2861 E 1 91 3 199 193 ~~


nonreae. -Percent . *2.18 1.96 2 22.24 11.11 *.0 12.31 *2 .74

m- 1 311
Casualties per million n-hours-,- /. .19 ": 1 . . :
Increase - Percent _.___-J . -.
HIGHWAY GBAD-C20SSING ACCIDENTS__19 1911
Number of accidents .357 #Total casualties at highway grade crossings. 191 169 39 10 2 11 2
19 ib 31
~Includes train accidents reported as due tot:14
Negligence of employees .#.
Defects in or failures of equipment .
Defets in or improper maintenance of way and str2ucres 2 177


7.36 1 *25.0 12.25 124.0 3.03 eo. o116.36 1 - 12.37 10.55 3-3


12.5 . . 10.29 .


/ Based on accidents andan-hours of Glass I railways, inaluin'g switohig
and terminal companies.
0 Decrease.


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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
.BUREU CMF7TRANSMRT ECONOMICS ANM STATSTCS


FEBRUARY 1945


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE TWO MONTHS ENDING WITH FEBRUARY 1945
(IU AUVAU S OF CLASSESI. 11, MWN E, MID SWfOANAD TEOGN 0ALNISS)


Number ofToapesn Total Total Emloyees 0n duty - Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident trainTtarnn trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents I__ __a mployees________________________________________Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed injured KilledlInjured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Collisions.1i9?45 do0 20o 4011 - - 20o 4011. i1 135 18 96 - 39 1 214 - - 1 20 191 9 2Z 22 319 - - 22 318 15 311 15 101 - 17 7 165 - - - 35
Derailments.l1 1,896 3 295 1 - 2 29,5 2 79 2 V1 - 28 - 2011 - - - 12
1 t 1,1465 12 1*31 - - 12 143 7 55 6 116 1 9 - 70 - - 5 i8
Locomotive-boiler accidents.191it 6 J 2 - - 2 2 2 - - - -
1144 .11 13 - - 1 13 13 1 12 - 1 - - - - -
Other locomotive accidents. 195 173 1 8 - 1 8 1 7 1 7 - - - 1 -- -
194 1752 - 2- 2 2 - 2 2
miscellaneous. 194 305 32 42 - - 32 42 4 1 3 7 1 41 - 13 - . 28 18
10 4 263 189 46 2 16 46 7 15 1 7 6 8 - 3 - - 9 28
TotalI/ . i i11 46716

#At highway grade crossings, 2,_03 2__I_7 A -2
classified above .6 3t 28 30 28 2 2186 1
_______________________________ 93819 13 39 - 61128 31
TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS8
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives. 142 1 -142 1142 4 11 1

Coupling or uncoupling arhose .915 1 1"08 - 1 18 l08o961g2 . --9
194 2 66 - - 2 66 2 2 59 - 7 - - - - -
Operating locomotives .2 5--221 fJ 1 I

1 49 1 426 - - 1 26 1 26 1 21.
Operating banitbrhes. 194 11 - - - 111 9 8
Omeaing icet .ith.fi.ed.structure. .6 1 260 - -1 16 270 1296 10294 - 2 -3J-
70 11 - - 1 9 6 6 191 ---1-7Getting on or off ers or locomotives .l91l 20 1, 3J7 9 28 3J 1,289 9 1 03 a 996 1 35 3 26
194 23 1,265 7 26 1:1239 l101t1 11 990 - 2a4 1 193 - - 1 32
Accidents at highway grade crossings# .l9l 37 8910 1 297 981 3 19 - A11 3 5 - - - - 2941. 662
19411337 119 12 37 325 947 - 10 - 9 - 1 - - - 325 637
struck or run over, not at public crossings . 1 24 1868186 ~20 3 40 4
21 1 152 3.0 6 31 37 33 - - -~3 rg
Miscellaneous .Q4 6 1981 3 1 21,90 21,9611,2 21618 11 14 40
19148 ,27 1 27 .417 1,80 11: 27 1,150 627 6 20 1 177 138
Total . I 67 :~ Ii I W0 i6 2 36b 75 ;.p67 1 113 1 2 ~ __TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS . 16:489 1 11142 92 11 886 21 ~ j
29___5__SOO____I__M__551__5,6d8 1 3,889 101,40 17 653. 1 21 3
19415 194411
Locomotive-iles. 281,8911,005 9J96.1
Mot or train-miles.7,6010.,03
Ttal units. 289,588,013 299,916,950
Casualties per million units. 1 ~222.8 .9 .101.92 22.143 .50:515.i24.0.3191 13.53 0.166 1.7g0 0.026 3.06 - 0o-o725 1.29 41.041
191442.43 19.4 .77-373 1.85 18.97 .513 1297 .337 11.3 :177 1.341 .0571 2.17 (0) *.0 1.28 3.76
TOTAL - NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS 7.114 1227410 33 6 -i7 :117r 21 3:712137892V 338~.
____ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ __ 9 ~10 28 39 4,108 333,5 1 333,59138 b 8
GRAND TOTAL - ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES . 0 7
9:9310 190 1Q_ 1;3_10:_136 16
99 183 5 5 9,796 718 1 651 1
Increase - Percent.5.78-9 --ijI -- 9.29 -74-06-10.62 *10.70 8.75 *8.91 a.W*1i2.79 5.31 *52-941 36.10 - 27.5L *3.08_ 6.57
1 19145 191441 __ ______ ___ ____Man-hours (Class I roads) 65,11719.6982 ,9:- - .2612:5q- -
Casualties per million mn-hours A/. - ___~ ~__ ________Increase - Percent .3.2.7.95. -1-13-221 7-9
HIGHWAY GRADE-CH0SSING ACCIDENTS
9-5 1944
Number of accidents .53. a7441112

#Total casualties at highway grade crossings. 19Z45317 927 20 3.8 327 99 5 2 1 3 6 . 1 -922 81
19A4351 931 13 7339 881 - 169 5 -1-- - 3 69


~/Includes train accildents reported as due tot I~5~
Negligence of employees . 11193 1,22 Defects in or failures of oupmnt,.1:049 $37
Defocta In or improper Uials*0? Way an a 40 345 ' y


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1944-0--597251 ~ Based an accidents and man-hours of Class I railways, Including witching and terminal companies. T~ Rate not computed boeause of smll number Invrolved.
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