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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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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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Washington, D.C.
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v. : ill. ; 28 x 44 cm.

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Railroad accidents -- Periodicals -- United States ( lcsh )
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-Apr. 1956.
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Began in 1924.
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Vols. for <1924>-Mar. 1942 issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics; Apr. 1942-Apr. 1956 issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
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Description based on: Apr. 1931; title from caption.
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.

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University of Florida
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08850 7701 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION statement No. M.400
Subject to revision BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS JANUARY 1946

UNIV. OF FL LB.

SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1946
(INCLUDES RAILWAYS OP CLASSES I, II, AND III, AND SWITCHING AND TE I(IAL COMPANIES)


U.S. DEPrOfT
Number of Total Total Employees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other Kind of accident train Total persons treepassers nontrespassers Othertal Tra on trains on train nontrespassers accidents Total Trainmen employees Killed InJure KKilled Injured Klled Injurelled led Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Kllilled leInuredred KiKilled InJuled TRAIN ACCIDENTS
16 4g0 1 1 1 5 66 4 3 : 23 110 Collisions ............................................194 55 5 181 5 181 5 66 4 43 1 23 110 -
1945 Io 10 67 - o 67 9 52 9 42 10 9 - 1 Derailments ........................................... 1946 821 7 121 - 7 121 1 22 1 16 6 3 62 - 37
1945 980 1 77 1 77 1 22 1 20 2 48 7 Looomotive-boiler accidents ........................... 1946 3 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 - -
1916 5 2 2 - 2 2 2 2 2 2 - - Other locomotive aoidents ............................ 196 96 1 - 1 1 1 - - -
1945 91 5 - 5 5 5 - -
Miscellaneous .........................................196 16 15 21 - 15 24 2 10 5 2 5 3 - 13 11
1945 167 1 35 - 16 35 3 o10 3 7 3 13 - 13 12 Total L/ ..........................................196 1,431 28 328 28 328 9 1oo 6 66 3 34 3 175 - 16 53
1945 1,643 29 186 29 186 15 91 15 76 15 70 - 14 25 #At highway grade crossings,
classified above ......................... 1;6 39 15 17 15 17 2 2 - 3 - 15 12
195 3 15 22 15 22 2 8 2 7 1 1 - 13 13 TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling cars or locomotives ...................... 1946 3 75 75 75 3 74 1 - -
1945 4 71 - 4 71 4 71 3 71 1 - - Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................. 1946 2 44 2 44 2 44 1 41 1 3 -
1945 1 55 1 55 1 55 51 1 4 - Operating looomotives ........................................... 1946 2 230 2 230 2 230 2 227 3 - -
1945 1 271 - 1 271 1 271 265 1 6 - Operating hand brakes ........................................... 1946 1 1441 1 144 1 144 1 142 2 -
1945 147 147 17 147 - - operating switches .............................................. 1946 93 - 93 93 92 1 -
1945 1 165 - 1 165 1 165 1 158 7 - Coming in contact with fixed structure ......................... 1946 3 28 3 28 2 27 2 26 1 1 1
1945 3 3 1 3 33 3 32 3 32 - - - 1 Getting on or off cars or locomotives ........................... 1946 12 664 7 12 5 652 3 511 2 90 1 21 2 131 - -0
1945 8 655 3 o10 5 65 3 509 3 492 17 2 120 - 16 Accidents at highway gradi crossings# ........................... 1946199 50 14 6 185 503 1 11 1 9 2 2 - 184 490
1945 163 55 10o 16 153 540 1 11 6 1 5 - - 152 529 Struck or run over, not at public crossings ..................... 1946 91 62 56 17 35 45 17 29 11 14 6 - 4 14 13
19145 104 156 52 42 52 114 32 45 13 19 19 26 - 20 65 Miscellaneous ................................................... 1946 33 972 24 15 9 957 6 760 5 627 1 133 2 112 7 1 78
1945 40 1,033 13 13 27 1,020 20 828 19 695 1 133 3 114 8 70 Total ...................................................... 1946 346 2,821 101 50 245 2,771 3 1,924 28 1,742 9 182 5 246 4 10 199 591
1945 325 3,143 78 82 247 3,061 6 2,134 42 1,936 24 198 5 234 12 176 281 TOTAL--TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ........................ 1946 374 3,149 101 0 27 3,099 46 2,024 34 1,0 12 216 8 421 4 10 215 644
1945 354 3,329 78 82 27 3,247 81 2,225 57 2,012 24 213 5 304 12 190 706 1946 1945
Locomotive-miles ......... 139,366,646 147,397,685
Motor train-miles ........ 4,004,792 4,o09,526
Total units ............ 143,371, 38 151,437,211
Casualties per million units .............................. 1946 2.61 21.96 - - 0.321 1.12 0.237 12.61 0.0837 1.51 - -
1945 2.34 21.98 - - .535 114.69 .376 13.29 .1585 1.41 -
TOTAL NONTRAIN ACCIDENTS ..................................... 1946 17 2,158 2 10 15 2,148 12 1,894 38 12 1,856 - 110 1
1945 20 2,361 3 7 17 2,354 13 2,040 51 13 1,989 - 120 1 GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES .......................... 1946 391 5,307 103 60 288 5,247 58 3,918 34 1,846 24 2,072 8 421 4 120 218 788
1945 374 5,690 81 89 293 5,601 94 4,265 57 2,o63 37 2,202 5 304 132 194 900 Increase Percent ........................ ............ ..55 *6.73 27.16 *32.58 *1.71 *6.32 *3g.30 *8.14 *40.35 *10.52 *3514 *5.90 66.00 38.49 *9.09 12.37 *12.44
1946 1945
Man-hours (Class I roads). 309,809,195 328,424,759 1946 - - - 0.181 12.00 -
Casualties per million man-hours ..........19............ 1 - 271 12. - - - -44
Increase Percent ................................ - 33.21 *3.54
HIGHWAY GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
1946 195
Number of accidents ...... 79 96
#Total casualties at highway grada crossing ......... 1946 214 526 14 6 200 520 1 13 1 11 - -502
1945 178 578 10o 16 168 562 3 19 2 13 1 - I/ Includes train acooidents reported as due to: 1 9/ Based on aooidents and man-hours of Class I railways, including switching and Negligence of employees .................................. ..32 607 terminal companies.
Defeots in or failures of equipment ...................... 487 551 Decrease. U.S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1945-0-657219
Defeots in or improper maintenance of way and structures 225 225 Miscellaneous ........................................... 187 260







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