National Affairs: Safety Record

The American Railway Association had a proud announcement to make last week: U. S. railroads carried 480,000,000 passengers in 1932 and killed only one of them. He was a railroad employe off duty, traveling in a motorized car which collided with a train. Safest previous year was 1931 when four passengers out of 559,228,000 were killed. Last year also set a new low for injuries: 410 as compared with 1931's 493.


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