Freight and passenger service operating statistics of class I steam railways in the United States - 1931

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Freight and passenger service operating statistics of class I steam railways in the United States - 1931
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Statement M-210 /Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Feb. 1925-
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the operating statistics of the current month and year with that of the preceding year.
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"Compiled from ... reports of freight service statistics (form OS-A) representing ... railways and from ... reports of passenger service statistics (form OS-B) representing ... railways (switching and terminal companies not included)" (varies slightly).
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-210
MAY, 1931


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS -A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1931 AND 1930


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent ent all t Per cent Net t-miles
Average milsmof road Averagemil of all Tr mile i D nr nC-unservrieable Prr cenetoal cam unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-milea Car-males per
operated ouoaands) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line car-mile

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 193031 1930

Eastern District:
6,02 5,967 7 4 ,731 1,801 2,093 1,93 2,270 96 104 66,627 77,388 50,163 5922,689 onaRegion 121,87 117,010 8.9 17.9 91 9 90.6.2 2.4 11.0 3.0 26. 2741.9 08 1192,08 4.0 475 65.9 4766.
3982 39855 149 4449 7,403 7,865 7,614 147 145 172,388 192,053 113,569 120,654 southern Region 307116 183 2 10.8 104.3 10.2 .7 8.1 31.5 387 467 9 2 39.6 .
,74 24 9 0 S0 9 q 29 5. 24.6 2.8 6
27,72 4 5,022 7 37,334 37,357 6,910 9,281 9 7 663 9,31 21 242,5 2 1 1631,33 170,419 Central E, stern Region 56, 6 560 696 18.5 15.3 1073. 10. .5 6.5 232 3.49 433 26 2.- 45.7 41.
59,252 59,310 14,779 147,638 14,562 1 6,951 19,167 15,999 10,o51 1,195 1,459 474,531 565,130 302,351 342,202 Total, astern Distriot 1,025,996 81,03927 23. 9.4 176.97 10.7 109.29 7 5.8 227.95 3125.69 352 47139 25-7 27.2 46.7 547.1
Southern icote :0St
6,025 5,967 7 101 2,093 76,1'930 2,270 73 104 66627 77,35 50,163 9,659 Posintsats Region 121,873 117,0O10 19 02 2.4 3.0 329 41.9 10 3 55. 66
39,26 39,8555 04149 Il,149 7403 7,6 714' 5,100 147 145 172,388 192,053 113,569 2065Southern egon 30711 13.2 7 21 315 37 7 22.9 2.2 39
45,551 45,822 51,943 51,550 9,204 9,955 9,544 10,370 220 249 239,015 269,441 163,732 180,343 Total, toutharn District. 426,657 424,126 16.1 15.7 103.5 10i.4 5.2 6.5 29-3 34.1 496 606 28.5 29.7 44.7 46.2
5332 48o 5,9568,0J:097 :7:214 2131:rthetir17,7t Region31,5 317,22N 15.5 16.5 104.7 6103.867 5.7 21.5 26. 636 439 24.3 25.5 43.:1 46. 3



240,516 240,051 281,701 280,953 40,717 46,119 43,200 49,261 2,103 2,578 1,196,043 1,390,100 759,313 850,894 United States 2,269,007 2,290,676 20.2 17.0 108.2 107.4 7.6 5.9 25.7 29.4 395 479 25.1 26.3 49.0 49.6
Car-miles Ton-miles (mnlions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road serviee/
Gross ton-miles tAerage mils Gross Itnaisle Locomotive- Gross ton mileo,
Gross NtprcaailNeto per tra-mile, Net t.n.I' s er houo per traim-hour, P feGestmiles, P-sca
id pertorog pe.rete.if.texluding co'tsvpee idi Ntt.-.lees:
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locomtives and per tsnsile etrs irigh locoises and locootove- locomtie nd e sas-itd Net tons of coal
Seast of total Including locmotives Excludinglocomotives Revenue and nonrevenue miand let vinde peks per idayt consumed l c.und


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

S 66.8 58.7 56.5 49.5 19.*3 2,426 2,728 2,100 2,370 755 898 94,645 111,114 Easternie sten Region a 1,6 163 588 6.6 1 5.3,182 760 13 96 1,94 11 110
177bNe.w'2England .ego65 121. 15, 152 6 137,6 149,.94 11 11
6.8 62.2 64.5 62.3 49.9 50.1 14,991 17,101 1 12 15,126 5,122 6,137 420,692 513G377 reat Lakes Region 2,05 2,08 8 .1 14.1 31,46 29, 50.9 59.0 13,976 16,014 6,725 ,070 8,084 917 ,452 10 107
60.7 61.6 62.9 61.3 49.5 49.7 16,434 20,472 14,469 18,129 6,309 8,353 512,50 670,221 Central Eastern Region 2,094 2,187 913 1,008 13.5 12.4 28,228 27,049 7.4 55.5 14,200 17,677 7,530 9,952 1,0 ,464 1,24,695 124 122
61.1 62.3 63.3 61.4 49.7 49.8 33,551 40,301 29,781 35,625 12,156 15,385 1,027,917 1,294,712 Total, t astern District 2,045 2,096 837 905 14.2 13.1 28,973 27,516 48.5 56.9 13,353 15.915 6,635 8,369 1,961,144 2,311,941 116 115
Southern District:
7.0 7.0 44.1 50.1 51.1 6,124 7,085 5,50 2,867 364 1267 155.807 pohontasRegion. 3057 3056 1,592 1,607 14.2 13.4 43,411 41,056 47.4 59.1 25,349 29,564 15,351 15,185 273,657 330,679 59 93
60.3 62.4 62.2 60.9 50.6 50. 12 ,10 13:364 10950 4 8,1i5 3,941 4:6, 3 465:5 53,-,646 So uthern S legions 1,941 1,48 5.3 590 129 I; 207 90 1 14. 8 22 221,03 56.9 61.5 9847 9,764 3,92 3,754 776,360 6850766 125 126
59.3 59.9 58.0 56.1 50.5 50.9 18,232 20,449 16,007 18,078 6,805 5,002 592,335 686,453 Total, southernn District- 1,739 1,815 740 504 15.5 14.5 27,023 26,335 54.6 61.0 11,323 12,715 4,790 5,633 1,050,017 1,175,445 115 115

64rCoal consumption in rond service/
4 64.1 6 5 54 9,174 11,800 8,379 10, 4419 41484 4 444,169 Northwesntern egin 1,644 1,744 61 49 144 135 669 23,02 45.6 54. 5, 7,17 2,284 2,987 581,366 746,90 121 M2
G626 63:6 6l 58 50. 492 74 I e 1,4, 4 4 5 50 0 5 Central aA e mirn Reon 1,06 1,01 16 rn 1 2 miles p2, 67,213 976,er46 114
25 9 2,7 3,1 25,93 3 4 outhwetern Region 1,677 1,659 60 625 15.4 1.6 25,763 2,236 57.5 66.3 ,175 9,122 9 3 9 457,510 515,175 105 107
62.2 62.9 59.3 57.1 50.3 50.0 33,447 3,037 29,205 33,451 11,020 13,183 1,105,031 1,330,194 eTotal, eastern District 1,723 1,745 650 688 15.3 14.4 26,429 25,148 52.3 59.7 7,291 5,325 2,625 3.152 1,906,089 2,198,121 114 116
61.2 62.0 60.6 55.6 50.1 50.1 85.530 98,757 74,993 -857,154 30,014 36,573 2,725,283 3,311,359 united Stotn. 1,842 1,590 737 793 14.9 13.9 27,518 26,320 51.4 5 9,794 11,342 4 4,026 4,915 4,917,250 5,685,507 115 115
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service g/
pLocomotive- Pee cent----------------
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Trains-miles Passnger-trion car-miles Passenger miles per unsericele
Distt and region roadoperaed ( ) (thousands)tr locomotive of total Net tons of oal Po s of coal
nsutrain car-nde


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern Distvict:
79 6 279 17 1,042 120 16 4,614 4,547 31,15 ,19 74,929 ,744 New Englaid Region a/ 6,904o 6,9422 .38 64 2,05. 1.014 16,217 6.05 6.70 s4.1 94.1 20.7 14.7 59,594 Z 7,309 14. 14.6
.31 .2 1,313 95 M693 4,578 3916 8g 27, 9073 265 ,921,66 i1 7 0 Great Lakes Region ., 21,603 22,022 ,4 7 0 1,301 ,528 .51 5.7 107.2 120.4 28.7 20. 105 749 12. 12.9
628 4998 1,7 905 5675 5,903 1,524 1,156 456,213 439,016 137,25 175,032 593,471 60 Central E..stern Region / 22,985 23,547 .954 9,839 1,340 7,526 739 733 1116 119 15.7 14.5 1582 99 15.1 153
8,735 9,485 2,639 2,038 11,374 11,523 2,560 2,199 787,800 745,44 327,666 386,361 1,115,466 1,131,45 Total, astern District ...- 51,492 52,517 17,712 19,499 127,825 14o,271 7.73 7,61 105.0 115.2 21.3 16.6 803,21 911,657 14.0 114.2
SouthernSanDiriots
1,242 1,115 121 180 1,363 1,295 506 251 97,626 84,652 16,862 20,921 114,48 105,573 psoaonta Region.......... 5,718 5,680 1,024 1,138 6,119 6,745 6.16 6.11 118.5 139.7 10.0 8.4 52,171 57,147 17.3 17.2
3,597 3,623 805 701 4,42 4,32 660 555 257,603 238.332 70,901 81,5847 32,504 320,179 southern. .gon 3,265 3,419 6,032 6,01 4,481 43,943 6.97 6,69 94.4 101.7 19. 16.2 29,291 326,813 15.2 15.3
4,539 4,738 926 881 5,765 5,619 1,166 806 355,229 322,984 87,763 102,768 442,992 425,752 Total, southern District 43,983 44,099 7,056 7,939 46,600 50,6a8 6.L5 6.61 97.3 105.9 18.6 15.3 350,462 383,960 15.4 15.6

3,185 63- 739 638 924 949 649 261218 2 67,200 79,302 328,418 329,4NorthestrntRegion.......... 44,146 44,96 5,121 6,052 194 6,994 6.8 6.68 94.0 107.6 20. 18.1 223,19 259,095 15.2 14.9
82 9 925 839 48 1,117 898 274 829 2 4 ,739 106350 36,56 372 central stern Region 51,651 51,451 ,12 876 2 6 52 8.25 126.8 14.4 19. 16.2 362, 8 1,67 12.4 12.5
2, 2,1 528 432 2,647 2,572 550 407 122,70 121,20,35 79,818 203,15 201,106 Southwestern Region ....... 32,531 32,355 3,765 4, 1 24 2 27,608 7.17 7.2 1205 130.4 179 192 145,36 162,342 12,3 121
9,127 9,385 2,192 1,909 11,319 11,294 2,616 1,954 658,827 637,814 236,774 265,470 895,601 903,284 Total, western Distriot. 128,325 128,702 17,018 19,209 116,498 130,954 7.66 7.53 113.6 126.2 19.5 17.5 731,793 823,107 13.1 13.1
22,701 23608 5,757 4,828 28,458 28,436 6,342 4,959 1,801,856 1,706,252 652,203 754,599 2,454,059 2,460,881 United State... 223,803 225,318 41,76 46,647 290,923 321,913 7.54 7.40 106.7 117.5 20.1 16.7 1,885,536 2,118,724 13.9 14.0


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a/ Includes Boston & Albany, leseeor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.





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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATES FICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1931 AND 1930


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all Mrs Per cent Net ton-miles
Average miles of road m Average miles of a Tramuservieable unservicesble Car-miles per Ntonmlsetonie
AverageAofroad eson l T es District and region Cars owned on line of ears oa per N e ded Car inlper
operated maOn tracks (taoos) of total owned of total ears ear-day per ear-day tcr-mile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

6~ ~Eastern Distriot:
7 7 6 984 6,463 7 314 8395 464 6 6 10186 215,909 101,695 110,358 NeaEnladsRegion. 59,601 59,558 22.7 16.9 127.4 130.6 10.6 70 25.5 278 3 2 20.0 20.2 46.2 45.3
4:4;2 ,54 31459 3 2,131692,9500,110,355 Rog0on111700620,127.3 31,81....753,r20 1 .2521.6 56.0 55.0
27,025 27,093 37,335 37,373 34,282 40,993 38,082 5,961 3,1451 4 4,130 1,063,585 1,272,0 700,086 801,022 central Eastern Region... 550,95.4 5591 18.2 16.1 107.7 108.4 5.1 55 19.7 22. 353 1429 29.8 30.9 52.4 51.6

59,271 59,338 81,795 81,716 71,956 84,910 79,165 94,111 6,049 7,276 2,297,608 2,709,036 1,475,389 1,664,495 Total, Eastern District--.- 1,027,561 1,039,901 22.3 18.0 108.9 108.5 6.9 5.4 22.3 25.7 359 433 26.4 27.2 53.4 52.5
Southern District:
6,015 5,967 7,784 7,725 8,832 10,603 9,494 11,580 392 57 314,376 377,474 241,108 287,081 oahontas region .. 121,953 117,566 11.1 14.7 92.4 87.6 2.5 2. 2.6 42.7 797 1 75 43.2 44.3 63.9
39,832 39,873 44,147 44,148 34,7 4 39,097 35,735 40,263 73 7 806,731 951,209 517,894 591,299 Southern Region 305,375 307,149 18.7 16.2 107.2 105.3 9.7 7. 6.8 316 390 239 24.8 39-1 40
45,8147 45,840 51,931 51,873 43,596 49,700 45,229 51,843 1,065 1,303 1,121,107 1,328,683 759,002 878,380 Total, Southern District. 427,328 424,715 16.9 15.9 102.9 100.4 7.9 6.3 28.3 31.3 1494 627 29.3 30.4 1441.1 145.14

48,8 4838 2,9 ,042 24,644 2,797 31,216 1,020 1,1 6,078 808,913 74,104 431orth ern region 315,284 317,709 18.6 16.6 10.1 04.5 63 5.4 20.9 24.7 22 4 29 24 43.0
33 3, 34 0 34,1 35,19 25,63 : 26070 8 20 56,332 679 23,9:30 689,6 1tal western gi...... 390 1. 16 30.2 4.0 25 2.5 23.1 4.4.
21,70 6 25,636 07 0 4,261 southwestern Region ......... 58 249 19. 1. 129.1 128.6 7.5 5.4 31 36.4 33 52 22.9 23.7 45.0 7
135,296 134,949 147,857 147,417 81,547 95,577 84,856 100,280 3,255 14,384 2,287,203 2,695,470 1,386,369 1,561,357 Total, Western District.... 819,329 823,304 19.1 17.1 109.14 109.9 6.9 5.5 27.1 31.1 389 466 23.0 23.6 46.0 45.5
240,4141 240,127 281,583 281,006 197,099 230,187 209,250 246,234 10,369 12,963 5,705,918 6,733,189 3,620,760 6 4,104,232 United States 2,274,218 2,287,920 19.9 17.2 108.0[ 107.5 7.1 5.6 25.2 29.2 394 479 25.6 26.4 48.3 18.1
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service o/
Gross ton-miles Averageles Gross ton-mi les Locomoti Gro ton-mes, ofal
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles ver hourly per train-hour, mlco ope- Gross ton miles, Pounds of coal
Percntloded r ent oaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locootivesand per train-mile tra infreight locom avesand l ocomotives and Net ton-mil Net tons of coal
t o t District and region tenders serire tenders ay tenders, per p erd consumed including
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Rvenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks locomotve and
and tenders and tenders Revenue an perday tenders

1931 1930 1931 1o30 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

66.2 .9 5.8 49.7 49.7 12,014 13,468 10,419 11,664 3,797 4,366 480,267 563,87 Ntew England Region / 1,612 1,582 588 592 1-5 1.1 21,695 20,685 475 6.1 8,064 9,024 3,276 3,754 729.563 824,632 121 122
60.8 61.8 .7 2.3 50.2 5.3 72666 8731 63,991 73,846 25,167 30,071 2,095,025 2,599,969 Gret Lakes Region 2,050 2,021 806 823 1 1.91 30,5 28, 52.0 1.2 13,911 6,092 ,784 8,114 4,21757 5,029323 116 120
60.3 61.4 63. 62.1 49.9 9.8 81,269 96,877 71,513 85,590 31,663 39,301 2,617,164 3,359,132 Central Eastern Region/ 2,086 2,088 924 959 13.1 12.2 27,324 25, 48.3 55.9 14,46 17,167 7,759 9,607 5,449,760 6,579,976 134 136
60.9 61.9 63.6 61.7 50.0 50.0 165,949 194,076 145,923 171,100 60,627 73,738 5,192,456 6,522,978 Total, Eastern District- 2,028 2,015 843 868 13.9 13.0 28,103 26,230 49.7 58.0 13,436 15,729 6,774 8,230 10,390,080 12,433,931 125 128
Southern District:
56.6 6 .8 49.4 46.0 50.5 50.7 29,084 34,95 26,067 31,477 13,568 16,7 68,516 800,890 onasegon 2,51 2,9 1,56 178 13. 13.2 0,824 39,302 49.1 62.2 24,746 30,002 14,939 18,574 1,46,289 1,829,446 101 105
0.9 1.7 59.2 58-5 50. 5 56,58 49397 58224 19263 23,6 2,28,225 2,765,695 southern region ..... 121 1,89 554 153 1 21,778 21,052 54.7 62.8 8,533 9986 3,203 3,925 3,9 479 4,601,514 139 138
59.6 60.2 56.5 55.0 50.2 50.3 85,969 101,563 75,464 89,701 32,831 40,364 2,906,741 3,566,585 Total, Southern District 1,731 1,805 753 812 15.0 13.9 25,962 25,150 53.4 62.6 10,963 12,966 4,742 5,831 5,409,768 6,430,960 126 127
Westev. District:
64.2 65.2 58.0 56.1 50.6 50.6 45,505 53,828 39,733 47128 16,090 19,757 1,734,726 2,222,692 Nor nesrn Region. 1,612 1,596 653 669 14.2 13.3 22,905 21,203 44.9 54.9 5,690 6,721 2,206 2,704 2,974,035 3,768,461 131 140
62.7 63.6 0.3 57.0 49.7 9.3 72,302 82,156 62,862 71,724 23,518 27,855 2,212,032 2,741,466 central western Region 1,786 1, 668 689 15.9 14.7 2,418 26,163 53.7 1.6 7,906 9,030 2,907 3,457 4,3704 5,203,501 121 127
59 60.7 57.6 55.7 49.9 50.3 ,655 47,789 35,600 42,043 13,002 16,11 1,424,621 1,799,155 Southwestern Region .. 1,640 1,640 599 629 15.2 14.2 24,989 23,368 56.0 68.1 7,843 9,274 2,578 3,214 2,278,153 2,784,855 112 117
62.3 63.3 59.0 56.14 50.0 49.9 158,462 183,773 138,195 160,895 52,610 63,726 5,371,379 6,763,313 Total, Western District.. 1,695 1,683 645 667 15.2 14.1 25,728 23,789 51.2 60.8 7,097 8,256 2,575 3,127 9,626,234 11,756,817 121 128
61.2 62.1 60.4 58.3 50.1 50.0 410,380 479,412 359,582 1421,696 1146,068 177,828 13,470,576 16,852,876 United States .............. 1,824 1,832 7 41 773 14.6 13.7 26,694 25,022 51.1 60.0 9.652 11,298 4,024 4,904 25,426,082 30,621,708 124 128
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Locomotive- Per cent -- --
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Tram-miles Passenger-trai car-miles senger- miles per unserviceable
train toe locomotive-sof totonsuofcoo rPauiseof r-cole
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) per train mot l ocotivees- of to Net tons of coal Pounds of
consumedta rm le


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

839 87 246 10 ,085 4.,067 1114069 6 6 186 761 2 EnglandRegiona/ 6,901 6,99 11,753 12,504 79,077 6.63 6.66 87.1 94.8 19.5 14.3 479,776 510,296 15.8 15.8
S72 1 1,114 3 4 98 ret Lanes Rgion 21,64 22,09 31,54 35120 245,981 272,28 8.20 8.0 108.7 122.8 27.7 21.2 1 ,138 1,57,987 1.8 .3
,53 983 1,036 956 5,189 5,939 1,6 1, 436,584 136,695 169,851 593,355 606,435 central Eastern Region... 23,059 23,615 ,215 48,572 295,95 324,186 7.19 7.09 111.8 119.9 16. 15.4 2,165,336 2,497,879 16.5 17.1
8,819 9,492 2,530 2,085 11,349 11,577 2,530 2,007 794,065 749,487 324,564 378,426 1,118,629 1,127,913 Total, Eastern District.- 51,604 52,678 87,514 96,196 615,755 675,511 7.49 7.40 106.3 116.7 21.1 17.3 4,229,250 41,866,162 15.3 15.8

1,186 1,101 148 190 1,334 1,291 442 210 921 81,481 15,479 21,65 112,698 10,046 osoas gion 5,709 5,634 5,221 5,577 31,822 4,027 6.29 6.30 122.2 134.4 10.7 10.5 278,186 295,85 1.7 1.6
3,582 3,626 23 701 4,405 4327 688 486 2 233,729 71,125 89,657 327,229 323,386 Southern Region.......... 38,281 38,464 32,000 35,832 216,349 22, 7.03 7.00 102.6 110.4 18.5 15.1 1,6 402 1, ,2 1.8 1.9
4,768 4,727 971 891 5,739 5,618 1,130 696 353,323 315,210 86,604 111,222 439,927 426,432 Total, Southern District- 43,990 44,098 37,221 41,409 248,171 276,771 6.92 6.90 105.0 113.1 17.5 14.6 1,946,588 2,175,109 16.1 16.1
1011rtWsternDsterictgn 1414,370 145,293 26,169 29,715 567 6.16.42 6 10. 20' 1 .o8 1,173,805
3,221 274 736 6 957 ,925 1,011 653 262,801 247,799 68,595 84323 31,396 32,122 orhwestern Region ..... 44,370 45293 26,169 29,15 153,67 175,347 6.49 6.42 96.1 107.9 20.7 1 1173, 1,375,698 16.4 16.7
3,866 4036 924 a 79 903 1 178 856 275,029 25515 91,38 110,852 36 7 9 367 central Western Region 51586 51,532 39,781 43 413 280 368 312,762 7.99 7.99 125.2 138.3 19. 16.7 1,813,36 2,052,985 13.5 13.6
2,133 2,149 52 429 2,653 257 576 401 125,459 119,299 73 9 84,20 9828 033 southwestern Region.......... 32,530 32,379 18,40 20,326 116, 129,699 6.98 6.93 119.7 128.9 17.0 16.8 739,754 857,71 13.2 13.6
9,220 9,459 2,180 1,947 11,400 11,406 2,765 1,910 663,289 625,613 233,422 279,415 896,711 905,028 Total, western District.- 128,486 129,204 84,350 93,454 550,046 617,808 7.30 7.25 113.4 125.1 19.2 17.1 3,726,923 4,286,397 14.2 14.4
28,807 23,678 5,681 14,923 28,488 28,601 6,425 4,613 1,810,677 1,690,310 644,590 769,063 2,455,267 2,459,373 United States ..._ ...... 224,080 225,980 209,085 231,059 1,413,972 1,570,090 7.31 7.25 108.7 119.1 19.7 16.7 9,902,761 11,327,668 15.0 15.3


(ov=n)


Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines, essor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of ooal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THB MONTH OF JUNE, 1931 AND 1930


Statemert No. M-210
JUNE,1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent P entacarsPer ent
Average miles of ro Ave miles of all Tran-iles District and region Cars owned unsericeable pines unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Net -mileper
operated operated (th d) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned of on lne a-d er rar-day n

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern District:
7,65 7,695 9, 1,213 1,315 1,377 1,488 82 116 34,372 38,844 18,029 19,692 New England Region...... 59,55 59,857 26.9 19.0 122.5 126.7 11.9 9.0 2.0 25.7 29 18. 19.9 44.2
,66 24533 34, 34, 5920 6,626 6,357 7,202 374 443 194,670 225,635 127,041 141, 67 Great Lakes Region 414,70 19,016 29.0 21.0 108.2 106.0 9.0 5.7 23.9 27.6 31 23.6 24.9 5565
26,997 27,069 37,30 37, 6,696 7,693 7,399 8,6411 59 776 205,118 250,583 13,690 157,119 Central Eastern Region ..... 550,735 560,458 18.9 15.4 108.0 110.2 6.6 5.7 19.1 22.0 337 419 29.3 31.0 51.7 54.0
59,270 59,297 81,796 81,667 13,829 15,634 15,133 17,331 1,115 1,339 434,160 515,062 279,760 318,458 Total, Eastern District.... 1,024,986 1,039,331 23.7 17.9 108.9 109.5 7-9 5.9 21.3 24.4 336 414 25.9 27.5 52.6 54.3
Southern District:
6,025 5,94 7,7 7747 1,787 2,00 1,914 2,178 7 98 66,775 7,213 51,190 57,40 ohontas region 121,03 117,878 911 15.9 923 907 2. 3.2 35. 41.3 865 011 4.7 3.1 67.0 66.9
39,826 39857 44,1 44,157 6,834 7,257 7,025 7:474 132 136 154,969 17 4400 96,913 108,934 Southern Region 3041:65 308,151 18.8 16.1 105.2 102.0 11.2 8.0 6.2 0 30.0 371 46 23.0 .37.8 40.0
5,851 45,841 51,943 51.904 8,601 9,265 8,939 9,652 206 234 221,744 249,61 13 4,103 166,074 Total, Southern District 426,448 426,029 16.6 16.0 101.5 98.9 8.9 6.8 28.5 32.9 500 589 29.3 29.8 43.9 45.8
Western District:
48,279 48,384 52,933 53,038 5,063 5,726 5,282 5,998 211 239 134,068 164,790 78,410 93,518 Northwestern Region. 302,952 317,099 18.1 16.7 17.7 104.7 6.4 6.0 21.7 25.9 341 432 24.9 26.1 42.9 46.1
53,882 53330 60,870 60,21 7,210 7,621 7,594 8,098 373 472 207,983 231,237 130,79- 135,979 Central Western Region .. 39,582351, 19.2 17.4 104.2 106.1 7.5 6.0 31. 0 32.8 17 478 21.9 23.1 47.9 49.1
33,334 33,159 34,259 34,077 4,574 4,859 4,689 4:956 71 87 117,798 131,478 83,997 86,424 southwestern Region....... 150,66 160571 20.4 17.6 133.5 127.0 8.1 5.5 33.4 35.6 437 520 22.4 24.2 ".1 15.8
135,495 134,873 148,062 147,356 16,847 18,206 17,565 19,052 655 798 459,849 527.505 293,204 315,921 Total, Western District 803,201 829,074 19.1 17.2 111.0 109.6 7.2 5.9 28.1 30.9 394 470 22.9 24.3 45.7 47.3
240,616 240,011 281,801 280,927 39,297 43,105 1141,637 46,035 1,976 2,371 1,115,753 .1,292,180 721,067 800o,453 United States 2,2511,635 2,294.434 20.5 17.3 108.3 107.6 7.8 6.1 25.1 28.3 386 6651 25.3 26.6 47.7 49.5
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service /
Gross ton-miles Average l Groe a ton-miluGroton-milsPounds of coal
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles perhour per trainhour, es Gros ton-miles, Pound of coal
Percentloaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hour loco es and lPoom-m e locom otivnNn- oIf m1andd g Net tonmiles Net ton. of coal tmes,0
Per nt loaded t of to Includg locomotives Excluding locomotives District and region tenders rice tenders tenders, per per damile of adconsumed including
t of total Including locomotivenders Ex ding locomotivetenders Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Easterr a District:
65.6 66.4 59.7 58.1 49. 49.6 2,1 2, 1,805 2,056 640 71 87,871 100,920 New England Region 1,488 1,563 527 587 13.8 13.0 20,542 20,374 455 51.5 7,140 8,02 2785 3 2 119,851 131,532 11 110
60.5 61.4 61.6 62.1 .9 49.9 13. 15,64 11,942 13,833 4,597 10 394,070 469,08 re n Lakes Region 2,017 2,088 777 847 15.0 14.1 30,305 29492 486 55.8 13,070 15,133 6,225 7622 704,778 721 104 106
60.4 61.5 63-3 61.4 9.7 49.8 15,0 19,136 13:724 16,952 6,003 7,765 497,550 61794 central Eastern Regiont 2,049 2,204 897 1,009 13.5 12.5 27,582 27,53 417.2 53.2 13,975 17,079 7,413 9,562 938,051 1,13688 120 119
60.8 61.8 63.6 61.5 49.8 49.8 31.333 37,157 27,471 32,841 11,24o0 14,146 979,491 1,187,462 Total, Eastern Dxstrict 1,986 2,101 813 905 14.1 13.2 28,046 27,657 47.6 54.1 12,769 15,166 6,321 7,952 1,762,680 2,093,43o 113 113
Southern District:
S6.8 1. .1 51.0 6,178 6,8 5, 6170 2,919 3,22 126,81 17,39 Pocahontas Region 3.109 3,07 1,633 1,615 1.1 13.6 43,818 41, 1 26,423 29, 16,11 18,2 26,292 12, 8 9
S61.6 7 121 :4 1053 3,568 207 129,116 186,213 Southern Region 1,363 1458 522 80 159 14.9 2705 21,768 11.54.1 5 2 8133 9157 296 39 16,1274 5513787 121 in 7
60.0 60.0 57.0 55.2 51.2 50.8 16,950 18,964 14 ,872 16,753 6,487 7,449 555,957 633,652 Trotal, southern District 1,725 1,808 752 801 15.5 14.6 26,750 26,440 52.9 58.6 10,877 12,179 4,716 5,417 9U8,566 1,066,147 112 112
Western District.
63.1 6.8 558 55.7 .0 49.8 49 ,290 8,180 9,982 3,33 4,300 35,6 420,1 Northwestern Region 1,616 1,73 660 751 14.5 13.6 23,369 23,714 47.7 53. 5,887 7,095 2,308 2,963 50,675 651,619 116 115
61.4 6.0 61.8 579 48.8 48.5 4,6 15,913 12,678 13,92 4551 5,32 452,979 502,698 cena western Region 1,758 1,829 631 01 15.9 152 27989 27,7 55.9 58.6 7,998 8,805 2,815 339 08,850 889,4 111 112
58.4 63 61.1 56.5 50.8 50.1 8,554 9,334 7,463 8,228 2,637 3,180 291,554 33,99 Southwestern Region 1,631 1,693 576 654 15.7 14.7 25,598 2,89 59.8 5.0 8,323 9,131 2,637 3,196 431,9 77,970 101 102
61.1 62.5 59.8 56.9 49.7 49.4 32,509 36,537 28,321 32,152 10,531 12,822 1,094,539 1,254.138 Total, western District. 1,681 1,766 625 704 15.4 14.5 25,875 25,637 54.0 58.4 7,319 8,265 2,591 3,169 1,780,984 2,019,073 110 111
60.7 61.7 60.7 5.4 50.0 49.8 80,792 92.658 70,664 81,746 28,258 34,417 2,629,987 3,075,252 United State .. 1,798 1,896 719 798 1.9 141.0 26,869 26,582 51.2 56.7 9,557 10,99 3,95 14,780 4,492,230 5,178,650 111 112
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service 4/
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- comoti pve- unerviceble
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) tr crs locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
pe train day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train ear-mile

1931 1930 1931 1930 19 31 19 3 0 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern District:
781 842 287 197 1,068 1,039 121 171 43,821 41,790 29,097 34,50 72,918 75,840 ew England Region/ ... 6,912 6,962 2,397 2,5 15,551 16,749 6.88 6.96 88.4 98.5 20.8 13.5 88,384 9,030 13-9 13.8
1268.61 8.5341607.9 21.17971528.81.12.
3,280 ,61 1,337 958 4,617 4,569 964 946 291774 273,008 157,023 171,284 448,797 292 reat lakes Region 21,611 22,09 6,284 6,92 50,92 56,817 8.61 853 107.9 121. 28.8 19.7 285,205 29 121 12
4,61 4,996 1,078 908 569 5904 1,547 1,277 7,102 447,15 137,425 169,793 594,527 617,608 Central Eastern Region 22,870 23,545 8,758 9,590 59,769 65,546 7.35 728 112.3 118.6 15.5 14 386650 182 14.6 15.1
8,679 9,449 2,702 2,063 11,381 11,512 2,632 2,394 792,697 762,613 323,545 375,127 1,116,242 1,137,740 Total, Eastern District 51,393 52,516 17,439 19,070 126,292 139,112 7.76 7.72 106.4 116.2 21.3 16.1 760,239 873,641 13.5 13-8
Southern District:
1,228 1,080 127 205 1,355 1,285 497 235 95,778 86,195 16,679 20,73o 112,457 06,925 Pocahontas Region 5,718 5,681 984 1,090 5,832 6,498 6.11 6.17 118.6 132.3 9.0 10.4 149,031 54,403 17.0 17-0
3,579 3,640 830 696 4,409 4,336 693 639 253,016 238,015 67,436 76,443 320,452 314,4598 southern Region 38,265 38,361 5,557 6,418 34,121 39,658 6.39 6.41 g8.9 99.0 19.0 16.5 261,387 302,161 15.9 15.7
4,807 4,720 957 901 5,764 5,621 1,190 874 348,794 324,210 84,115 97,173 432,909 421,383 Total, Southern District 1 43,983 44,042 6,541 7,508 39,953 46,156 6.35 6.37 92.5 102.8 17.8 15.8 310,418 356,564 16.0 15.9
Western District:
3,226 69 646 3,837 3872 877 641 258,712 252,877 67,686 79,252 326,398 332,129 Northwestern Region 44,42 44,832 5,011 5914 32,425 39,01 7.20 7-18 96.9 110.2 19.617-3 216,144 257,202 14.2 14.0
4:02 849 4 750 2 1,10 273,,101 91113: 105 617 188 372,718 Central Western Region 51,32 51,54 7,68 8,741 58,508 67,752 8.72 8.65 121.7 141.1 20.5 15-7 337422 388806 12.0 11.9
2 213 455 26 5 51 444 927 682 22 79 1154 203930 Southwestern Regio ... 32, 57 32,316 3,472 3,952 22,297 25,206 7.12 6.98 114.1 127.5 19.3 17.2 130:065 147:795 12.1 12.1
9,091 9,379 2,148 1,950 11,239 11,329 2,503 2,025 652,694 644,660 239,046 264,117 891,740 908,777 Total, Western District. 128,231 128,689 16,171 18,607 113,230 131,999 7.89 7.82 111.2 126.8 19.9 16.6 683,631 793,803 12.6 12.5
22,577 23.548 5,807 4,914 28,384 28,462 6,325 5.293 1.794,185 1.731,.483 646,706 736,417 2,440,891 2,467,900 United States ... -- 223,607 225,247 40,151 45,185. 279,475 317,267 7.56 7.52 105.5 117.5 20.1 16.2 1,754,288 2,024,008 13.5 13.6
anutocsnasau naanylooer O 05 sre unsra, or ni ....e.m.. ........ arerepr.e ...rso..


includes Boston & Albany, lessor to lew Tor] &entral, for mwhichn operating statistics are reported separately.
SIncludes Big Four Lines, less r to lo York Centrsal, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil conv&dC
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but exoludee the equivalent tonnage of coal (bamed
oIL kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) oonsumed in generating power for eleotrio looomotives.


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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1931 AND 1930


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Net ton-e
Average miles of road Aver age a Of all Train-iileistrictandregionCarsowned unserviceable t e s un cable Carmil per Net tn-m N cm Car-ilper
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930


7,674 701 ,862 9881 7,676 8,688 8,691 9 546 762 224558 254,753 119,724 130,00 New England Region a/ 59,591 59,608 2 .4 17.2 126.6 130.0 10.8 7.3 25.2 27.4 325 366 19.8 20.2 45.8 45.3
2 76 21 541 3,603 34,48 37,1 43,170 40,126 4695 2,504 2,947 ,28,507 1,446,142 00,64 894,762 Great Lakes Region... 416,6 420589 2.6 20. 107. 1056 7.6 51 25.1 29.1 366 444 24.0 24.7 559 552
27,21 27,089 37330 37,39 ,978 48,686 45,481 54,:62 4,113 4,906 1,2 68703 1,523,203 834,776 959,141 Central Eastern Region .T 550,916 1.3 16.0 10 107. 108.7 55 19.6 22.5 51 427 29.7 309 52.3 52.0
59,271 59,331 81,795 81,708 85,784 100,544 94,298 111,442 7,163 8,615 2,731,768 3,224,098 1,755,149 1,982,953 Total, Eastern District 1,027,133 1,039,814 22.5 18.0 108.9 108.7 7.1 5.5 22.2 25.5 355 430 26.3 27.3 53*3 52.8
Southern District
6,017 5,969 7,785 7,728 10,620 12,611 11,408 13,758 467 656 391,151 452,687 292,298 44,221 ocahontas region ... 121,927 117,618 10.8 15.0 92.4 88.2 2.5 2.9 33.0 42.5 809 1,o64 43.3 44.1 64.4 64.2
39,831 39.870 44,148 44,150 41,598 46,354 42,760 47,737 805 882 961,700 1,125,609 614,807 700,233 Southern Region __ 305,263 307,288 18.7 16.2 106.9 1o4.8 10.0 7-5 26.7 31.3 387 478 23.7 2. 7 38.9 40.4
45,848 45,839 51,933 51,878 52,218 58,965 54,168 61,495 1,272 1,538 1,342,851 1,578,296 907,105 1,044,454 Total, Southern District. 427,190 424,906 16.9 15.9 102.7 100.2 8.0 6.4 28.3 34.0 495 621 29.3 30-3 44.1 45.5

4830 48,387 52,958 5,041 29,706 55,259 1,080 37,214 1,230 1,552 806,146 73,703 452,514 524,920 Northwestern Region 31,231 317,609 18.5 16.6 105.5 104.5 6 5. 21.0 24.9 325 400 24.1 24.7
53.632 53350 ,615 249 42 8 4,o30 44 70 51,092 2,251 3,123 1,254,776 1,8,148 754,97 82 673 Central Western Region.... 349,856 3 020 19.3 17.7 10. 1063 7.1 5. 3 33.8 424 496 22.4 231 483 4
33,394 33,200 34318 34117 26281 30,494 2671 31,026 429 506 686,130 11,124 472,362 526,685 Southwestern Region153,560 15637 19. 16.8 129.8 128.3 7.6 5. 321 36.3 4 524 22.8 23.8 5. 44.8
33S39 33o2uthwestern17egoono0,0417.76,170 37.626321:31
135,329 134,937 147,891 147,407 98,395 113,783 102,421 119,332 3,910 5,181 2,747,052 3,222,975 1,679,573 1,877,278 Total, Western District 816,647 924,266 19.1 17.1 109.7 109.8 6.9 5.6 27.3 31.1 389 467 23.0 23.8 45.9 45.8
240,448 240,107 281,619 280,993 236,397 273,292 250,887 292,269 12,345 15,334 6,821,671 8,025,369 4,341,827 4,904,685 united States 2,270,970 2,288,986 20.0 17.2 109.0 107.5 7.2 5.7 25.1 29.0 393 477 25.6 26.4 48.2 49.3
Car-mies Ton-miles millions ) Trafic density Coal consumption in road service /
Grosston-miles Average miles Gross ton-niles Locomotive
ross e per tan-mile s Avegemiles per train-hour Gross ton-miles Pounds of coal
t loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locomotives and per train-mile trains freight l n locomotive- loco iand oNet tons of coal
Per ceneast of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Distrcts and region tenders siitennderd e rn terracks per dad lc
and tenders and tenders perday eo didel


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern District
65.2 66.2 57.4 56.2 49.7 49.6 14,122 15,850 12,224 13,720 4,47 5,13 568,138 664,797 New England Region /..... 1,52 1,579 578 591 13.5 13.1 21,516 20,638 47.2 55.4 7,911 8,862 3,194 3,686 850,328 953,152 120 120
60.7 61.8 64.7 62. 50.1 50.3 86,250 99,371 75,933 87,680 29,73 5,1 2,9,095 3,069,017 Great Lakes Region .. ... 2,045 2,01 802 827 14.9 14.1 30,506 28,569 51.4 60.3 13,771 15,933 6,691 8,033 4,915,535 5,85,533 114 11
60-3 61.4 637 62. 9.9 49.8 96909 116,012 85,236 102,542 37:667 47065 3,114,71 3,976,626 central Eastern Region ... 2,080 2,106 919 967 13.2 12.2 27,366 25, 482 55.4 14,343 17,152 7,702 9,599 6,387,8l1 7,714,64 132 13
60.9 61.9 63.6 61.7 50.0 50.0 197,281 231,233 173,393 203,942 71,867 87,884 6,171,947 7,710,440 Total, Eastern District 2021 2,028 838 874 13.9 13.0 28,094 26,450 49.4 57.3 13,325 15,635 6,699 8,184 12,153,674 14,524,349 123 126
Southern District
66 6 45. 50.5 50.7 35,26 41,829 1,625 7,647 16,49 19,976 765,357 948,329 Pocahontas Region 2,978 2 ,5 1,55 1,4 1.9 41,321 39698 49.1 61.7 25,025 29,902 15,1140 1,489 1,732,591 2,141,806 98 102
1.0 1.6 58. 505 50.2 67:5 78:699 71i 6,807 22,831 27:837 2,697,4 3,251,908 Southern Region ... ... .11 549 1 1514 3 21,766 21,159 56 621 846 848 3167 3,857 ,5,75 5,55, 1 37 6
59.7 60.2 56.6 55.0 50.3 50.3 102,920 120,528 90,336 106,454 39,319 47,813 3,462,697 4,200,237 Total, Southern District.. 1,730 1,805 753 811 15.1 14.0 26,088 25,345 53-3 62.0 10,949 12,836 4,738 5,763 6,358,334 7,497,107 124 124
Western District
64.0 65.0 57.7 56.1. 54,854 65,117 47,913 57,111 19,433 24,058 2,084,732 2,643,6te stri33 1,61 ,62 654 62 14.2 1 22,93 2160 4 7 ,72 6,793 2,223 14710 4,420,00 12 136
629806 5 53419 85 6666 28 2,665 011 3 244v, 164 Central Western Region ..... 1,81 1,784 662 691 15.9 28,345 26,46 54.1 1.2 7,921 8,993 2,992 3, 38 5,183,240 6,093,078 119 124
16908 069 45,5 5 33,G2,0597.:. 2::605 ,6.6Nrt.2er7e92gn,6912506 25872,391 2,, 27 0 1
59.2 6. 58.2 55.8 50.1 50.3 49,209 57,123 3:063 50,270 15,639 19,293 1,716,175 2,129:654 Southwestern Region. 1,39 1,649 595 633 15.3 143 25,092 23,605 56.6 67.5 7,922 9,250 2,587 3,211 2,70 ,926 3,262,022 110 114
62.1 63.2 59.1 56.5 50.0 49.8 190,971 220,309 166,516 193,047 63.,143 76,548 6,465,918 8,017,451 Total, Western District 1,692 1,697 642 673 15.2 14.2 25,753 24,079 51.7 60.4 7,134 8,257 2,578 3,134 11,405,876 13,775,180 119 125
61.1 62.1 60.4 58.3 50.0 50.0 491,172 572,070 43245 503,443 174,329 212,245 16,100,562 19,928,128 United States... .. 1,820 1,842 737 777 14.7 13.7 26,722 25,263 51.1 59.5 9,636 11,243 4,006 4,884 29,917,884 35,796,636 122 125
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service 4/
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored IIomle Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passeger-train car-miles Passenger- miles per unserviceable
tr a in c a m r o omi ise, a t to t a l et s c P ou n ds si co al
District and region road operated (thousands) husbands ) per an dayt loco tives Net tons of coal a,-of e
train ca-irnler


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Eastern District:
829 879 253 293 1,0928 ,62 106 144 167 44,037 40,577 31,399 36,936 75,436 77,513 NeWr England Region A/ 6,903 6,988 14,150 ,o42 89,46 95,826 6.67 6.71 87.4 95.5 19.7 14.2 568,343 604,398 15.5 15.4
,32.39 3,620 1,262 951 6,591 6,571 925 806 293,1 27253 156,152 171,096 449296 453 939 Great Lako Reo..c... 21,639 22,059 37.80 o62 296,4 329 065 9.27 9.12 109.5 122.6 27.9 21.0 1,969,343 2,194,416 13.5 14.0
464 4985 1,043 94 5691 5,933 1,47 1,100 456:763 438,644 136,:884 169,672 593:647 60831B Central Eastern Region. ... 23,027 23,64 52,973 5,162 555,4 389,731 7.2.2 7.12 111.9 .119.7 1.3 15.3 2,551,986 2,940,061 162 16.8
8,796 9,484 2,558 2,082 11,354 11,566 2,547 2,071 793,944 752,074 324,435 377,694 1,118,379 1,129,768 Total, Eastern District...- 51,569 52,651 104,953 115,266 742,078 814,622 7.54 7.45 106.3 116.6 21.1 17.1 4,989,672 5,738,865 15.0 15.4
Southern District:
1 193 1,097 14 19 1 8 1 290 4. 214 96,979 82,267 15,60 21 419 112,659 10 3,686Pocahontas Region 5,711 5,642 6,204 ,667 37,654 40,526 6.26 6.29 121.6 134.1 10. 327,217 3502 17.6
3:592 3,629 2 70 4 6 4:329 69 512 255,639 234,398 70,598 87,508 326,237 321,906 Southern Region ........ 38,2789 38, 446 37,557 42:50 250,470 282,O2 6.93 6.91 100.3 108.5 18 15 1,929,789 2,181,416 15.9
4,775 4,726 969 893 5,744 5,619 1,140 726 352,618 316,665 86,278 108,927 438,896 425,592 Total, Southern District. 43,989 44,088 43,761 42,917 288,124 322,928 6.84 6.82 102.9 111.4 17.6 14.8 2,257,006 2,531,673 16.1 16.1
Western District:
3,208 3 266 729 6 9 3,937 3,916 989 651 262 032 242,615 68,418 8 3,429 330 4i 2 043 Northwestern Region ...... 44,25 45,216 31,180 35,630 186,062 214,3998 6.61 6.54 96.3 1098.2 20.6 17.7 1,389,947 1,632,900 16.0 16.2
3,961 4'034 922 64 4783 4,898 166 870 274,747 259,860 91,222 109,93' 3599 39,79 Central Western Region .... 51, 610 51,54 47 :469 52 15 3389,9875 380 ,514 9.11 .10 124.6 138.8 19.3 16.6 2,151,205 2,441,794 13.2 13.
2,129 2,146 524 433 2,653 2,579 567 409 124,675 120,202 74,588 83,:361 199,263 203,563 Southwestern Region. .. 32,5189 32,369 21,973 24,27 138,339 154,904 7.00 6.94 118.7 128.7 17.3 16.8 69,769 1,005,220 13.0 13.
9,198 9,446 2,175 1,947 11,373 11,393 2,722 1,930 661,454 628,677 234,228 276,727 895,682 905,404 Total, western District.. 128,453 129,119 100,522 112,062 663,276 749,806 7.39 7.35 113.0 125.3 19.4 17.0 4,410,921 5,079,914 13.9 14.1
22,769 23,656 5,702 4,922 28,471 4 28,578 6,409 4,727 1,808,016 1,697,416 644,941 763,348 2,42,957 2,460,764 United States.. ........ 224,011 225,858 249,26 276,245 1,693,478 1,887,356 7.35 7.29 108.1 118.9 19.8 16.6 11,657,599 13,350,452 14.8 15.0


j/ Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


JUNE, 1931


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1931 AND 1930


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent Net ton-miles
Average mie of rod Average mitr of all T -milesDistrict aod region Cars owned on line of ears of er to raray per loaded
Aam tracks (of total owned of total carstM-day per em-day trin-le
operated operated (t-ans Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on0 line


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
7 652 ,,5693 a,834 29,62 1,244 1,300 1,411 1,472 92 117 35,008 37,711 18,683 19,632 New England RegionL_ 59,508 59,627 28.2 19.5 123.7 125.9 12.2 9.6 23.5 24.6 292 '27 19.0 20.2 44.1 45.1
24 616 23,552 34,644 3,554 6,062 6:551 6,530 7,o0 377 441 197,059 220,692 128,869 140,927 Great Lakes Region 414,338 420,855 2g.2 21.3 108.1 104.7 9.5 6.0 23.5 26.5 358 6 23.2 25.1 54.8 56.2
26:988 27,057 37,299 37,309 6:836 7,705 7,569 8,599 677 765 211,029 247,618 136,907 156,091 Central Eastern Region/..... 548,772 559,900 18.5 15.5 102.6 109.7 6.6 5.9 18.8 21.2 337 405 29.5 31.2 51.9 53-4
59,256 59,302 81,777 81,731 14,142 15,556 15,510 17,159 1,146 1,323 443,096 506,021 284,459 316,650 Total, Eastern District- 1,022,612 1,040,322 23.6 18.2 109.3 102.6 8.1 6.2 21.0 23.5 335 400 26.2 27.7 52.5 53.9
Southern District:
6,059 5,985 7,827 7,742 1,824 2,008 1,934 2,158 75 94 67,692 73,612 53,947 56,957 Poahontas Region ............... 121,698 118,791 10.6 16.0 91.1 89.6 2.6 3.2 35-4 39.6 885 991 44.9 44.4 67.7 66.0
39,826 39,867 44,149 44,172 6,02 7,233 6,995 7,457 128 132 152,918 170,06 100,093 110,551 Southern egion....................... 304,516 306,497 18.7 15.5 103.4 102.0 11.8 8.5 25.9 28.9 361 423 23.1 24.1 3.2 39.8
45,885 45,252 51,976 51,920 2,626 9,241 8,919 9,615 203 226 220,610 243,692 154,040 167,508 Total, Southern District. 426,214 425,288 16.8 15.6 99.9 98.5 9.4 7.1 28.4 31.7 498 567 29.8 30.3 44.4 45.5
Western District:
48,299 48,386 52,991 53,041 5,445 5,998 5,687 6,21 255 258 141,802 167644 87,527 103,336 Northwestern Region..... 299,905 317,280 18.5 17.3 107.9 106.0 6.4 6.0 22.9 26.0 358 420 25-3 26.1 43.1 46.2
53,723 53,399 60,711 60,335 8,107 8,689 8,601 9,260 441 534 232,218 256,324 158,621 165,455 Central Western Region 34,413 351,688 18.3 16.9 106.3 107.5 7.8 6.0 34.1 36.0 482 528 23.8 24.2 49.2 49.5
33,440 33,273 34,364 .34,191 4,609 5,115 4,751 5,245 84 94 117,903 137,997 78,337 90,672 southwestern Region 149,113 160,737 18.9 17.8 133.8 127.3 8.2 5.8 317 36.1 484 571 25.4 26.3 43.5 45.
135,462 135,058 148,066 147,567 18,161 19,802 19,039 20,796 780 886 491,923 561,965 324,485 359,463 Total, Western District..... 797,431 829,705 18.5 17.2 112.0 110.2 7.4 5.9 29.5 32.3 432 492 24.6 25.3 45.9 47.5
240,603 240,212 281,819 281,218 40,929 44,599 43,468 47,570 2,129 2,435 1,155,629 1,311,684 762,984 843,621 United States ..... ........ 2,246,263 2,295,375 20.2 17.3 108.4 107.5 8.1 6.3 25.4 28.2 401 465 26.2 27.1 47.9 49.3
Car-miles Ton-miles (msllons) Traffic density Coal consumption in road services/
Gross ton-les Average miles Gross ton-miles Locomotive- Gross to-mile,
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles perhour per train-hour, Locomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Trainhoursrexcluding a te rasirh cmilestperincludingd N pere1,000moss
t loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Tr locomots and per train-mile tra freight loco nd locootive- locomotives and Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Percenealoadest of total Including locooties Exclug locomotives District and region tenders service tendersday tenders, per per daymile of rocluding
Including deot vndctives Revenue and nonrevenue mile o aintrackedlocomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern District:
65.2 65.8 60.7 59.8 49.6 49.3 2,175 2,340 1,860 2,019 665 761 2s,899 99,941 New England 1,495 1,553 535 585 14.0 13.0 20,927 20,201 45.4 48.9 7,133 7649 2,05 3.192 119,347 127,887 110 109
60.5 61.0 64.6 62.1 49.7 49.6 13, 842 15449 12,162 13,663 4,699 5,548 404,973 469460 Great Lakes .-- 2,006 2,0861 775 847 15.0 14.0 30,031 29,103 4.4 534 12888 1423 6,157 7,289 7,110 3,649 102
60.7 61.3 62.1 60.5 49.2 49.7 16,116 18,995 14,163 16,819 6:229 7714 512,319 627:838 Central Eastern Region/... 2,072 2,183 911 1,001 13.3 12.3 27,645 26,789 46.9 51.1 13,938 16,423 7,445 9,197 946,450 1,118,815 117 118
60.9 61.5 63.1 61.1 49.5 49.6 32,133 36,784 28,185 32,501 11,593 14,023 1,006,191 1,197,239 To-al, Eastern District. 1,993 2,089 820 901 14.1 13.0 28,012 27,146 47.4 51.8 12,675 14,518 6,311 7,628 1,771,907 2,050,351 110 111
Southern District
55.6 56.4 44.2 41.9 49.6 50.1 6,389 6,830 5,761 6,173 3,040 3,268 131,60 150,632 Pocaontas Region .. .... ,19 3,074 1,667 1,628 139 133 43,75440,90 47.8 568 26,333 28,436 16184 17617 268,763 308,013 84 90
6.4 60.6 60.9 59.6 50.0 49.8 10,719 11,942 9,273 10,399 3,526 4,104 429,678 486,200 southern Region 1,363 1,438 518 567 158 14.9 21,580 21,390 52.4 56.1 7,382 ,721 2,856 3320 678,080 737,654 127 124
58.9 59.3 55.8 54.3 49.9 49.9 17,108 18,772 15,034 16,572 6,566 7,372 561,358 636,832 Total, Southern District 1,743 1,793 761 798 15.4 14.5 26,782 26,024 51.3 56.3 10,618 11,663 4,616 5,186 946,843 1,045,667 111 111i
Western District:
61.8 61.9 56.1 55.8 49.6 48.9 10,136 11,751 8,848 10,379 3,590 4,382 368,661 436,716 Northwestern Region 1,625 1,730 659 731 14.8 13.7 24,000 23,766 49. 54.7 6,171 7,147 2,398 2,922 575,555 6543 114 111
59.4 60.8 64.0 61.6 49.0 49.6 17,11 18,418 14,915 1615 5536 6,94 508,966 582,643 central western Region.. 1,84 1,859 683 713 15.9 14.9 29,04 27,726 61.5 64.3 9,093 9,7 3,324 3,742 90,21 9,0 106 107
0. 60.3 56.4 53.2 51.1 50.4 8695 10,041 7,579 8,851 2,991 3,624 295,258 347,755 Southwestern Region.......... 1,644 1,730 649 708 15.6 14.7 25,671 25,451 59.7 66.5 8,162 9,473 2,886 3,513 436,031 96,143 100 99
60.3 61.0 59.9 57.8 49.7 49.6 35,944 40,210 31,342 35,384 12,117 14,200 1,172,885 1,367,124 Total, Western District 1,726 1,727 667 717 15.5 14.5 26,722 25,882 57.0 61.6 7,831 8,790 2,86 9 3,392 1,919,804 2,137,063 107 106
60.2 60. 60.4 52.4 49.6 49.7 85,185 95,766 74,561 24,457 30,276 35,595 2,740,434 3,201,195 United States ...... 1,22 1,894 740 798 14.9 13.9 27,208 26,383 52.0 56.6 9,751 10,985 4,059 4,780 4,63,554 5,233,01 109 109
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service /
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- Loco miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated thousands ) (thousands) tper trars locomotive- of total Net ton of coal Pounds of coal
mday locomotives consumedoa sd o eoa


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern Distriot:
766 44 301 204 1067 104 122 160 4,544 42,533 30,074 32,555 73,618 75,088 NwEngan Regon ...... 6,93 6,988 2,588 2,740 17,032 1,062 6.98 6. 12 94.7 101.8 21.9 13.2 92,953 102,483 13.2 132.-7
277 581 1327 968 4604 4549 986 1,5 291961 276 700 15595 164 035 7,9 440735 great Lakes Region. 21,836,370 59,08 8.62 8. 112.3 122.7 27.8 1.3 298,029 5,782 11.8 12.3
4:619 995 1:050 917 5,669 5,912 1,580 1,362 44,57 446,608 141,306 167,731 595:763 614:339 Central Eastern Region 22,791 23,514 9,10 9,972 1,869 66,655 7-32 7.13 112.5 118.2 15.4 1 .1 391,229 1,874 144 15.0
8,662 9,420 2,678 2,029 11,340 11,509 2,628 2,572 789,962 765,841 327,337 364,321 1,117,299 1,130,162 Total, Eastern District. 51,332 52,338 12,367 19,964 133,271 143,200 7.76 7.63 109.2 117.0 21.1 15.-8 782,211 890,139 13.2 13.7
Southern District:
1,213 1,074 143 204 1,356 1,278 479 252 94,831 86,556 16,013 19,824 110,844 106,380 Pocahontas Region....-.. 5,758 5,684 977 1,125 5.939 6,719 6.30 6.20 113.6 131.0 10.3 10.3 48,185 55,193 16.4 16.7
3,563 3,689 820 675 4:383 4,364 710 745 250,850 238,877 63,915 73,829 314,765 312,706 Southern Region......... 38,263 38,371 5,687 6,559 34,670 39,729 '6-37 6.28 87.6 97.5 19.4 17.2 262,312 298,133 15.6 15.5
4,776 4,763 963 879 5,739 5,642 1,189 997 345,681 325,433 79,928 93,653 425,609 419,086 Total, Southern District 44,021 44,055 6,664 7,684 40,609 46,448 6.36 6.27 90.7 101.4 18.3 16.4 310,497 353,326 15.8 15.7
Western District
,138 3192 711 669 3,9 3,861 7 637 252,522 253,488 70,932 82,754 323,454 336,242 Northwestern Regon ....... 44,094 44817 5,273 6,234 34,949 41,633 7.35 7.25 98.6 112.1 19.2 16.1 226,238 265,920 13.8 13.6
3,877 4,0s2 868 829 4,745 4,911 942 813 26,197 263,268 102,06 114,881 370,233 37,149 Central Western Region... 51,683 51,55 7,986 9,113 59,544 69,477 8.53 8.52 124.5 141.2 20. 16.2 347,372 40oo,657 12.2 11.9
2,118 2,129 495 460 2,613 2,589 467 416 119,329 125,913 80,147 72,632 199,476 204,545 Southwestern Region.................. 2,381 32,29 3,526 4,121 22,719 25,928 7.17 6.9 114.9 127 173 179 130,317 150,503 11.9 12.0
9,133 9,403 2,074 1,958 11,207 11,361 2,266 1,866 640,048 642,669 253.,115 276,267 893,163 918,936 Total, Western District 128,158 128,801 16,785 19,468 117,212 137,038 7.86 7.76 113.0 127.8 19.5 16.5 703,927 817,080 12.6 12.4
22,571 23,586 5,715 4,926 28,286 28,512 6.143 5.435 1,775,691 1,733,943 660.380 734,241 2,436,071 2,468,1&8 United States --.....-- 223,511 225,194 41,816 47,116 291,092 327,286 7.56 7.45 107.0 118.0 20.0 16.2 1,796,635 2,060,545 13.3 13.4


a/ Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to lew York Central, for which operating statistis are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Llaes, lessor to loew York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours er net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric looomotivese.


J5ews"0aa s~ie wecres,


State.met No. M-210
JULY, 1931





Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 164 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1931 AND 1930


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued
Locomotive-miles thousandss) Car-miles thousands ) Per cent et al Per cent Net tein-milesC
Average mil es of n roadsTrain-mile Une s erviceable uerviceablear-mile pet Net to-mlle ntrtn S Car-emiles
Averarage mile s ofd all Principal and helper Light Loaded leDistrict and region Cars owned ble on line of cs of total rs ary per car-day tain-ml
operatedoperated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomta T on line lae

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

5,854 5, 51,939 5 ,882 0,8 ,206 63,087 71,110 ,75 1,76 1,10,102, 11,356 63761 182 79 2591,994 6101,1 ,62 To407 1149ou68rn Dtrnglnd0egon0 924,9591 16 186. 1 9.5 11.0 6.6 2.4 ) 37 49 6 40.61) 1 30, 41 15.
6 8 ,7 6 1 3 2 426 4 5 13,89 145,566 6,34 orthwestern Region 1 298 269 2.4 6.7 10 10. .
27,016 27,04 37,32 37:3 47813 56 391 53:050 3,200 4,790 570 1,49,732 1,770,821 971,8 11 32 central Eastern Aegon/..... 550,611 559:655 18.3 15.9 10. l 10 :.3 5.1 19.5 22.3 49 ?7 .3 1.2
59,269 59327 81,793 81,711 99,926 1156,09956 1109,808 12,6128 ,308 9,938 3,174,2,864 3,730,119 2,039,608 2,299,603 Total, astern Distriot.... 1,026,489 1,09,895 12.5 17.9 108.9 108.6 7.2 5.6 22.0 E. 397 426 26.3 27.0 53.9 4.9
6,023 5,971 7,791 71 12,444 14,6,19 13342 15,915 542 750 448,843 526,299 3i46,2145 140,17872 9oothrn i jistaeiot 2 1 10.8 15.1 92.2 88. 2.:j 3.0 33.4 42:.0 820 1,0M4 43. 4434.2 64.9 64.4
1P114 2956-50eP oountotRegion. .e.155
39831 39870 44 8 44 1 4400 53,587 4945 55195 933 1014 1,114,618 1,295,695 14,900 810,784 southern on 305,155 307,14 18.7 16.1 16.0 104.4 10. 7.6 6.7 31.0 384 40 36 4.7 38.8 40.3
45,8549.6 145, 6.41 51,939 51,82 60,4 504 68, 206 63,087 71,110 1,475 1,764 1,563,461 1,821,99 0 ,061,145 1,211,962 Total, Southern Distriot. 1427,050 424,959 16.9 15.1 102.1 99.9 8.3 6.5 28 ,664 33,7 0496 613 29,,177.3 30.3 44, 145.5











.2 5 7. 16.0. 2 76 67610 494s 1,1, t 0, ,,628 Western Distriot:
961.8 4838. 592 56.7 9.9 63,041 26035,151 41157 6,76 1,50 21,8 1,810 5,25 90,74 7,67,792 9, 569 Tolorthwestern Region 31, 2 1,710 7,556 6 16.3 105.8 104 .8 6 0. 6 7,73 2 2.1 "17 130 41 15911 ,14.91 117 41,
Av n 428 1 e on 1 4,e A1 57 utestern egon.. r58h as o1 130. .2 PA 7 5ENGER 363 31 3. 2.1 ERVIE45.
135,322 134,954 147,890 147,430 116,538 133,586 12,14142 1140,128 14,691 6,067 3,238,836 3,7814,940 2,004,013 2,236,741 Total, Wster istriot 813,891 824,958 19.0 17.0 110.0 110.0 7.0 5.6 7.6 31.3 397 472 23.2 4.0 145.9 46.0
240,445 240,122 281,622 281.023 277,308 317,891 294,337 339,839 14,474 17.769 7,977,161 9,337,053 5,104,766 5,748,306 United States. 2.267,41o3 2.29,812 20.'17 1.2 108.0 107.5 j.3 5.8 25.2 _81 A 1475 25.6 g6.5 148.2 148.14




Car-imiles Ton-miles (rolie) Traffic density Coal consumption n road service S/
Serviceable Uervceable Total Stored Home Forg Totl Average miles o Averagedrosson-iles- les ee
pertrinmie, Nerte.dher-train har-miles | toiiet pers eles,
(ranh omoseindngfrl.ol t eseandig l t' IooottIve-lding pttoetl00Ne0etsofc goal
cast cent loaded ^Including locomotives Excluding locomotives eventue and nonrevenue e of nd ka pe day loomsan
District regroadpetenders road pertedndtende periday erd ponders




















trapr dar-,, ile
1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 91930 1931 1930 1931 1930 19311 1931 190 1931 1930























3111 :1 136 0 1 4679 18,81 ,09138 1,6 91 6 2 ,66 6, ,7 7. 1,5 78, /*,84 7.467 11o.5 1 .7 1O/ 1O.9 6
149.8 9' 4614 1 7- 54 'U15 546o,6.1



























65. 266.1 57668 56.62 8 4. 496 16,975 41,190 14,842 15,739 752,10 58,86 657,07 7964,78 t "ai sanae3s a.. 1,99 1 5,5763 72914 13.6 13190566 22180,2 6.3 4.4 1.1 8.85 197 6.5 3 ,13 16,16,8,3 119 1
61. .2 100 092 114, 820 88 ,095 101 141 22 2,894 068 at Region ... 002,60 628 7 31 ,479 17" 131
(o 61) In Boton & 113025 135le007 9999 119361 3895 54,780 3627,033 central Eastern gn 079 7 918 97 oer 2 s a5,9e e.0 1 8ed s 7664 9ar 79 el
60.9 61.9 63.5 61.6 49.9 49.9 229,414 268,017 201,578 236,442 83,460 101,907 7,178,138 8,907,679 Total, eastern Distriot 2,017 0,037 835 878 13.9 13.0 28,082 26,544 49.2 56.6 13,230 15,047 6,642 8,102 13,994,617 16,5714,700 121 124















4,2sIncluouesh ern Fou Litesic, e0 2 to 9 TaIM c14al, fo 68oh oper g a4i4,iot are repoed oephrttely,
5 6.7 147.9 414.8 50.3 50.6 41,652 4,69 20 1,528 224 ,07 1,961 pooshoniasRegion 1 .N. 3,02 ,1 41, 2,874 48.9 61. 65,11 2:6 1.29P4 18,311 2,30 0 ,1 N 2,9?,81 5 1















599 590 50f3 50.1 78,376 0o o4 o 79,207 2,357 exclud373,1s the eq08 Souvalenter tonleage gionof coal (basedter egion
59.6 60.1 56.4 5e4.9 50.3 50.3 120,028 139,300 105,370 123,027 4s5,885 55,185 4,024,055 4,837,069 Total, Southern ietriot. 1,732 1,804 754 809 15.1 14.1 26,185 25,434 53.0 61.1 10,901 12,665 4,720 5,678 7,305,177 8,542,774 12 123
63-7 64.5 57.4 56.0 50.4 50.2 64,991 76,868 56,761 67,489 2 ,02 28,440 2,453,393 3,080,349 NorthwectertRegion 1,61 1,6 655 689 14,3 1:4 2,! 6 21,910 46.0 5,7 6,86 2,24 2,7 6 5 < ,' 126 12
61.1 7.8 149.5 149 1 l 1447 9 7 101,8 3, 605 5172 96 86o Central Wesntern Region. 1,791 1,5 665 695, 2 15 1- 6 26,607 65.1 61.6 8,096 9,118 2,956 3,o2 6,090 0,1 Af
59 580 4 2 53 57090 67.164 5022 912 1 3 33 ;7719 Southwestern Region. 1,39 1, 603 15. 114.4 5,177 23,864 5.3 67.6 7,95 9,283 2,631 5 3,757,712 109 112
61.8 62.9 59.2 56.7 49.9 49.8 226,903 260,519 197,850 228,431 75.258 90,749 7,637,792 9,384,565 Total, Western li triot 1,698 1,710 646 679 15.3 14,2 25,9014 24,341 52.9 60.6 7,237 8,335 2,623 13,178 13,327,159 15,911,813 117 122
61.0 61.9 60.14 58.3 50.0 50.0 576,3145 667,836 3 504,798 587,900 204,603 2147,841 18,839,985 23,129,313 United Staes 1,280 1,849 738 780 14.7 13.7 26,7914 25,418 51.3 59.1 9,653 11,210 14,014 14,869 314,556,953 41,029,887 120 123
Average somber of locomotives on line Average number of freight car on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service A/
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Trait-wilei Pe-seftr -in traincanP In 6 %to UnserviceabletnI
District dnd region dy locdomotives consmedcru mil


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 11 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1 91 1930 21931 1930 1931 1930

S874 2 86 1,0 ,0 9 1 43,8 4,8 031, 0 75,186 "w aa ngand gion/ 6,907 6,988 16,738 1,782 106,4 113,8 6.7 6.75 88.4 6A.4 80.1 14.0 6 ,8 0619 16.1 15.1
1254 94 0 8 9 2 r L R443,B 027 44 43 514 3 14 8 1 z 0 13.3 13.7
3 1 1.037 9144 5,60 5,930 1,493 1,138 456,4335 439,899 137,539 19,351 593,972 609,2 central Eastern Region./_ 229" 23591 62:77 69134 417,533 45636 7.23 7. 2 110 119. 16.1 15.1 2,941,h6 3,381,936 15.9 16.9
8,776 9,475 2,551 2,072 11,327 11,5*7 2,568 2,1144 793,279 753,840 324,923 375,65% 1,118,202 1,129,1498 Total, astern District 51,535 52,606 123,320 135,230 875,349 958,422 7.57 7.148 107.0 116,8 20.9 16.9 5,771,!50 6,6029,004 14.7 15.2
1 196 1,0914 1144 194 1,340 1,288 45 220 93,!2L ,5r'fS 5jfqB3 0s'alc2 112',? 1 1 s^PooahorntiasRegion 5,718 5,648 7,182 7,79 143,693 147,240 6.27 6.27 120.5 131.6 10A14 10.0 7,1408 40,4 17.14 17.4
3,579 3,638 8214 69614;4 14;334 692 5 253,9o8 235,044 6,,631 85,5rW 323,205 320,592 Southern eguon 38,276 38,436 4 3,43 148,0 96 285,1140 32,131 686 6.83 9.5 106.9 18.7 15.6 2,192,101 2,479,549 15.8 15.8
4,775 4,132 968 890 5,743 5,622 1,147 765 350,600 317,922 85,357 106,111 435,957 424,633 iotal, Southern Bistriot. 43,994 44,084 50,425 56,601 328,733 369,376 6.77 6.75 101.1 110.0 17.7 15.0 2,567,503 2,884,999 16.0 16.0
198 365 726 653 ,924 3,908 97 6149 260,71 2149,319 83,1408 5,47 332,79 NorchweaoernRegion 44,291 145,159 36,453 41,864 221,010 206,021 6.72 6.6 96.6 108.8 0.4 1. l,61,1 1,4,8,20 15. 8
3:3 4 04 914 8 5 7 24,900 1,134 861 273,782 260,352 92,631 110,382 .,43 central western Region. 51 611 51 537 55 450 61,268 398 416 449 991 8.17 8.16 124.6 139.1 19.6 16.5 2,4 7,37 2,8:,1452 l,.l 13.1
2,128 21143 509 1428 2:37 2,571 552 410 123,892 120,995 75,277 82,710 199,169 03,7 Southwestern Region 32,498 32,377 25:399 28,398 161,058 180,832 7.03 6.93 118.5 128.8 17.2 16.9 9:9,547 1,155,588 12.8 13.1
9,19 9,439 2,149 1,940 11,338 11,379 2,656 1,920 658,392 630,666 236,6684 276,500 895,060 907,166 Total, Western Distriot... 128,400 129,073 117,302 131,530 780,144 886,844 7.46 7.41 113-1 15.7 19.3 16.9 5,114,102 5,896,860 13.7 13.8
22,740 23,646 5,668 14,902 28,408 28,5148 6,371 4,829 1,802,271 1,702,428 646,948 758,869 2,449,219 2,461,297 nited States..... 223,929 225,763 291,047 323,361 1,984,566 2,214,642 7.39_7-32 108.1 118.8 19-7 16.5 13,453,4556 15,410,863 114.5 14.8
lowest / Incled Boston s& Albany, lessor to sew lor central, for wlaolo operating statistics are reported separately.
k / includes Big Your Lines, la0so0 to New Tort COetral, for witch operating statisttcs are reported separately.
Includes the squIwaleacsal tonage for fue oil Oonuated baut excludes the ie, lant tonog of noeI (baed
.o klowatt hours per net ton of oC01 )conssesMd in generating poews for electric loooaotlvos.


JULY, 1931









Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 2897 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION AUGUST, 1931

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1931 AND 1930


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Average miles of all Train-milLocomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Percent Per cent all cars Percent Net ton-ml Car-mies pe
SuseAverage miles of -erviceable unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles er loaded Car-mil pe
Average miles of road main tracks i District and region Car owned on line of cars plototal car ar-dy per car-dy train-ml
operated operated (tasands) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owns on line c

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District1
7,669 7,69 55 977 10,150 11,267 11.501 12,813 727 997 294,345 330,888 156,204 168,801 N sew Eagland Region /.. 59,562 59,619 24.8 17.8 126.2 129.0 11.2 7: 24.77 26.7 316 158 g.6 2 o.2 45.4 45".
24,586 2,5 34615 34482 9,200 56,423 53 125 61, 301 3,251 3,8468 1,633,159 1 ', 1,056,416 1,17z7,908 Great Lakes Region .. 15,981 20,862 27.7 07 107. 9 105.3 29 7 31 0 55.7
27,012 27:80 37:22 37,353 5,514 6M4,141 6638 71882 5439 661 ,626, 2,. 1,105,005 1,268,970 Central Eastern eg-n .... 550,380 559,682 18.5 16.0 107.9 109.0 6.3 5-.7 19-3 22.2 347 2 29.7 31.0 52.2 52.4
59,267 59,322 81,792 81,712 113,864 131,831 125,064 145,996 9,417 11,306 3,613,704 4,259,238 2,317,625 2,615,679 Total, Eastern Distriot..... 1,025,923 1,040,163 22.8 18.0 109.0 108.7 7-3 5.7 21.8 25.0 350 425 26.3 27.4 53.1 53.2
Southern oDistrict:
6,027 5,973 7,796 7,734 14,236 16,676 15,249 18,143 620 853 517,496 604,253 400,069 459,832 Pocahontas Region........ 121,861 118,01 10.9 15.1 91.8 188.0 2.5 3.0 33.7 42.1 832 1,060 3. 44.3 65.4 64.8
39830 39,866 ,148 44,151 5777 60621 56,300 62,443 1,054 1,18 1,258,486 1,465,918 807,228 916,725 Southern egion.................... 305,051 307,165 187 1.0 105.6 10.1 10. 7.8 2.4 30.7 381 66 23.7 2.7 38.7 40.3
45,857 45,839 51,944 51,885 69,013 77,297 71,549 80,586 1,674 2,001 1,775,982 2,070,171 1,207,297 1,376,557 Total, Southern District- 426,912 425,256 16.9 15.8 101.7 99.6 8.4 6.6 28.3 33.5 497 612 29.5 30.4 44.2 45.6
Western District:
8,288 48,387 22 4 4018 469 42,379 0,291 1714 2,09 1091,71 1,329,909 633,028 744900 orwestern Region. 309,795 317,53 18.-5 16-7 106.4 1053 6.4 5.6 215 5' 33 41 24 25-3
53 642 53 37 0 6 6 278 5 816 6: 455 60 9 594 3074 4 ,2 1,700,39 1,963,100 1,052747 5 5 Central western Region.- 349,48 348,9 192 17.5 105.0 106. 7.3 5.8 309 505 22.6 233 4 4.
33406 33220 34330 3136 35143 40,437 35,876 41188 594 684 910,826 1,081,713 623,281 703,290 Soutlwestern Region152,242 159,096 19. .7 1305 128. 78 5.6 318 36.1 531 2 2 44.6 45.1
33,0 33,220 3 6,136 35,1638 910,826South1estern17egon159:096 16.7 0.53..1531 23.3
135,336 134,977 147,908 147,455 133,477 153,581 139,102 161,073 5,382 6,985 3,702,939 4,374,722 2,309,056 2,606,648 Total, Western District.. 811,485 825,597 19.0 17.1 110.3 110.2 7.1 5.7 27.6 31.6 397 478 23.3 24.1 46.0 46.4
240,460 240,138 281,644 281,052 316,354 362,709 335.715 387,655 16,47320,292 9,092,625 10,704,131 5,833,978 6,598,884 United States.............. ..... 2,264,320 2291,016 20.1 17.2 108.1 107.5 7-4 5.9 25.1 28.9 393 477 25.7 26.6 48.2 48.7
Car-miles Ton-miles (mullions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service o/
Grossper train-m Net ton- Average miles per hourrain-hour, miles Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Train-hours excluding NeI tnm rc d including Net ton-mles, Net tons of coal teagns
Per cent loaded Per real eastbound locomotives and pe train-mile trains in freight locomotives and locomotives and Net tons of coal too-miles,
Per cent loaded Per cent ofloaded Per cent eastlbou Including locotives Excluding locomotive District and region tenders service tenders daytenders, per per mileday consumed including
So oal Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1911 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
ESotern Distriot:
65.3 66.2 .1 6.9 49.7 49.6 18,453 20,557 15,929 17,788 5,777 6691 744,296 865,132 Engallod Region! .... 1,569 1,579 569 594 13.6 13.0 21,402 20,561 46.7 53.6 7,705 8,566 3,100 3,577 1089,720 1,210,763 118 18
60. 61.7 .6 2.2 0.1 113911 130 9 1 2 1, 6 7,093 3,299,116 4,022435 Great lakes Region....... 2,038 2,049 798 835 19 140 30,389 2872 1,543 15,626 ,569 7, 6,333,73 7,86,122 111 11
615 63.2 61.6 98 128,827 154,55 113294 13,70 50,110 62,909 ,133,325 5,245,177 Central Eastern Region/.-. 2,078 2,131 919 981 13.2 12.2 27,410 26,063 77 54.4 1,205 17,028 7,6 9,560 8,292,79 9,983,189 129
60.9 62.0 63.4 61.5 49.9 50.0 261,191 306,053 229,481 270,109 95,133 116,693 8,176,737 10,132,744 Total, Eastern District... 2,015 2,049 835 885 13.9 13.0 28,065 26,657 48.8 56.1 13,141 15,414 6,606 8,095 15,715,542 18,680,074 120 122
Southern District :
6 4 .68 47.4 44.5 50.3 50.6 48,o 55 ,881 4 205 50,61 22,618 26,76o0 1,028,581 1,254,664 Poalhontas Region.. ........ 3,035 3,020 1,58 1,605 13.8 : 42,005 40,1 39 48.8 60.7 25,388 29,736 15,443 18,46 2,273,751 2,771 1 95 99
09 15 59.8 58.7 50.3 50.1 88,5 102,627 76798 89,698 29,808 36:249 3,535,077 4,217,376 Southern Region................. 1,02 1,480 5 598 15.5 144 21,72 21,269 53.7 60.3 8,253 9,56 3,080 3,742 5,955,596 6,839:66 135 133
59.5 60.1 56.2 54.6 50.3 50.2 136,634 158,508 120,003 140,059 52,426 63,009 4,563,658 5,472,o4o Total, southern District 1,739 1,812 760 815 15.1 14.1 26,295 25,595 52-5 60.4 10,825 12,572 4,705 5,657 8,229,347 9,611,047 120 121
Wester District:
63.3 64. 157.13 56.6 502 .1 75,306 90,361 65,802 79,464 26,667 33,66 2,821,841 3,558282 Northwestern Region.. 1,62461,666 6581705 14.6 13.4623,3195 22,332 6:4.6 5.2 5,853 7,009 2,272 2,861 4,670,936 5,796, 00 124 128
S 6 2.9 11 58.2 9 92 119 19 13,07 103,6646 18,3 3 8,75 62 2; 6 ,11,692 central Western Region 3 1,810 665 697 15.9- 1 255 26,98 551 .0 8091 9,02
622 2,810,184 Southwestern Region 1,63 1,668 605 649 15. 14.4 25,085 24,00o6 57.o 0 67.0 7,873 9,235 2,618 3,253 3,550,764 4,233,499 108 111
59.4 60.6 57o 7 55.2 50.3 50.3 6567 608 57,410 67:461 21,253 2,2322,288,668tern535o07.........
61.6 62.7 59.1 56.9 49.9 49.8 260,175 302,356 226,876 265,369 86,395 105,561 8,743,391 10,780,158 Total, Western District 1,700 1,728 647 687 15.3 14.2 25,948 24,616 52.5 60.8 7,239 8,438 2,627 3,218 15,132,066 18,121,226 116 120
60.9 61.9 60.3 583 50.0 49.9 65,000 766,91 576360 675537 233,95 285,263 21,3,786 26,384,942 Tnted States .......... 1,822 1,862 740 786 14.7 13.7 26,828 25,603 51.1 58.8 9,614 11,229 4,004 4,889 39,076,95566,412,347 119 121
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service 4/
Locomotive- Per cent
Servirrabil Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passeng- miles per unerviceale
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) pe train day locomotive s Net tons ofal Pounds of coal
1n0umed train car-mile


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 193 193 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

10 871 26 18 078 1 060 138 166 44,065 41,007 31,073 35879 75,138 76,886 le. El.and Region -/-.......- 6,911 6,985 19,274 20,459 122,831 i131,856 6.73 6.80 $88.6 96.9 20.2 14.1 751,873 806,509 14.9 14.9
;, :0 2 ,6 1 2 1, 269 9 14 ';S l 6 29 2 640 4 ,ee R eg o n ... ..... ... .... ,6 0 0 5 1 0 0 5 58 0 7 71:2 4 1 2 :3 6 .7 ;" 1 104 6 3 42, 8 Z 0 2
3 ,61657 6929 1509 1,16 656,083 130,387 37,9 169,758 593,951 61o,165 r Estrn7g01 1923577159 7801 5 1
6,991 1,o069 948 5,68 5, 1,593 866 4292 7 O,7 59,0055 44Central Eastern Regio- 21,6 22,001 71,173 60285948, 6652321.971 191.1215.7 3,83 ,, 2
8,749 9,464 2,585 2,o81 11,334 11,545 2,586 2,199 792,815 754,822 325,279 375,409 1,118,094 1,130,231 Total, Eastern District- 51,506 52,563 141,487 155,o06 1,006,413 1,103,018 7.59 7.51 106.9 116.8 21.0 16.8 6,558,888 7,524,836 14.6 15.0
1,194 1,093 146 195 1,0 1,28 6456 224 96,092 82,908 15,829 21,000 111,921 103,908Pooahintas Region, 5,723 5,652 8,15358,91 6 69,4299 53,908 6.26 6.25 119.9 132.9 10.4 1O.6 2 6, '150 6461,004 17.1 17.3
3,573 3,63 823 69 4,396 ,339 7o04 581 254,03 235,922 68,229 83,934 322,263 319,856 Sohn Rego 38,27 38,424 8 55313 3 31, 6 676 105 1 8 157 2, 006 2, 69 58 15
4,767 ,736 969 891 5,736 5,627 1,158 805 350,126 318,830 84,058 104,934 434,186 4 23,764 Total, Southern Distriot 43,997 44,076 56,990 64,279 368,907 415,788 6.73 6.69 99.7 109.0 17.7 15-1 2,876,156 3,242,698 16.0 16.0
3. 722 651 3,911645 2 59 269,491 69,997,1u261Western District:
3a96 2rtestes7Regxon 66,250 65,115 61,615 647,982 256,562 296,742 6.78 6.73 96.7 108.9 20.2 17.3 1,838,081 2,161,231 15.4 15.5
2V 915 t659 7, 05:09 1,123 855 2 : 26023 93,5 1112687 31670 Central Western t egin .. 51,617 5157 63,294 70,261 656,357 517,722 8.20 8.20o 124.5 139.2 19.8, 16.6 2,83,139 3,238,08 13.0 12.9
511 859 55',J561 196',237 03',K671 l23,725 20,5 7.056-93 1711.0 128.4 1.128.s 1 ,305,988 1|.7 13".o
2,11 211 511 431 2,63 2,572 55 416 123,2 121,275 75,393 82,356 198,637So 203,631 suthwestern Region_.. 32,466 32,383 28,904 32,495 183,715 206,753 7.05 6.93 118.0 128.4 17.4 17.2 1,128,844 1,305,988 12.7 13.0
9.170 9,435 2,148 1,941 11,318 11,376 2,629 1,913 656,290 631,289 238,938 278,238 895,228 909,527 Total, Western District-- 128,333 129,035 133,813 150,718 894,614 1,021,217 7.50 7.44 113.0 125.7 19.4 16.9 5,810,064 6,705,299 13.6 13.7
22,686 23,635 5,702 4,913 28,388 28,54 6,373 4,917 1,799,231 1,704,941 648,275 758,581 2,447,506 2,463,522 United States ...... ..---------- 223,836 225,674 332,290 370,043 2,269,934 2,540,023 7.40 7.33 _107.8 118.6 19.8 16.5 15,245,1081 17,472,833 14.4 14.6
(otv) a/ Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
I/ includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil constmied.
/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel all consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours oer net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.















FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued
Locomotive-miles (Mousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Perent all cars Per cent Net ton-miles
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles District and region Car owned e n cbleCarmiles per NSen-s per loaded rs miCr
opoperatedperated (ousnA) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotive owned on line car-mile

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 19300t19:3i] 1931 1931 1930 1 31 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern Distriot:
.6 J 2 34 85 1 457 89 118 34,779 3s,424 11,797 19,119 New England Region i-- ,59,4a ,9. 4 2. 2 41 19.4 20.6 43.8 46.0
5 6,0:8 6 233,996 126,898 144U2,219 t Lkes Begion... 413,764 422,461 9 21.0 108.3 104.6 .8 6.1 23. 27.5 4:
26, 27,54 8 37,3 6 ,700 7 73 1 20. 25,699 133,322 154,7 t rn.gio- ,71 5,7 1 16. 8.3 10.0 .6 6.. 21.5 :37 426 30.1 1.7
59,254 59,288 81,790 81,717 13,938 15,732 15,256 17,394 1,10g 1,368 43,8,0 529,119 278,017 316,076 Total, Et stern District- 1,021,984 1,042,011 24.5 18.6 109.3 108.7 8.3 6.5 20.7 24.1 337 421 26.6 27.9 52.4 54.7
6,059 5 9 J5 7:1:7 7,748 1,792 20,56 1,907 2,228 78 104 6g,653 77,954 53.824 58,654 Poctaontas-n egion 121,621 120,228 11.6 15:4 g9:4 85.6 2.7 3.1 36.3 42.8 917 1,101 45.0 45.1 69.3 67.4
,392 9. 37 44;l49 44:142 6:377 7,:035 6,555 7,248 121 133 14, 70,:22 92,328 105,941 Southern Region _._.. 304:325 307,071 18.9 15.8 102.9 l0?.4 12.3 9.1 34-3 28.3 356 442 24.0 25*3 38.0 .0
45,885 45,822 51,976 51,890 8,169 9,091 8,462 9,476 199 237 212,521 248,177 146,152 164,595 Total, Southern District- 425,946 427,299 17.2 15.7 99.0 97-7 9.8 7.6 27.4 31.9 500 605 30.8 31.5 44.9 46.4
48,294 48,6 ,6 .041 366 6,43 612 6,786 229 279 143,771 188,i62 92 116,644 Nsorthwer rer gion 299,062 317.48 18.2 16.6 110.5 108. 6.5 3.1 28.6 356 4M 25 27.6 4.1 48.4
53, 7 Z4 1 W A' 2:1g:8
33 95 53 354106,79 132,592 72,582 85:935 Southwestern Begion____ -- 7,535 160,023 17.5 12.3 127.6 25.6 25.2
135,491 135,135 148,094 147,632 16,939 19,996 17,660 20,946 692 918 464,103 589.782 305,043 369,907 Total, Western Distriot.- 794,641 829,166 19.1 17.2 112.7 111.5 7.6 6.1 27.7 33-5 401 517 24.0 25.1 46.4 119.0
240,630 240o,245 281,860 281,239 39,046 44,819 41,378 47,816 1,999 12,523 1,115,464 1,56,078 7291212 850.578 United states..... 2,242,571 2,298,476 o.9 17.5 108.6 107.6 8.5 6.5 24.4 28.9 589 488 26.58 27.4 48.2 50.5
Car-miles Ton-miles (minion) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service g/
Gross ton-miles Aversq miles Gross ton-mciles Locomotive-,= -nme
Gross Net per train- le, Net ton-miles re omile r t nh" ie p Gros ton-miles, Pounds of coal
ecuig per train-mile trains in freight eluig ocmtv- i dlcun e o-ie e ,0 rs
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locomotives and oer vi yoivesand = .- loccous and Ne to-ra Net tons of coal to-calse,
east of total uding o ve u otive venue and nonrevenue strict and region tenders tenderstdders, per ma per oumed i including
1=112 =o. otives zxold ooa=otive Re.....and n........ mileof mintrack per locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 193D 1931 1930 193 1 1930 1931 193D 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930


60.9 62.2 64.2 61.8 50.1 50.1 13.820 l6,11l 12,164 14,2 4,7 5.6 0:,08 48,58 oreat Lakes nRegion- 2,025 2,129 796 875 14.8 13.9 30,030 29,491 48.0 54.6 12, 15,o43 6,270 ;,76 712,339 825,940 105 103
60.8 62.4 61.7 59.9 49.3 90.2 15,802 19,558 13,894 17 6,214 8,136 506:292 646 13 Dentral eastern Region 2,074 2,238 927 1,049 15.2 12.1 27,444 27:072 45.6 51.6 15, 16.911 7,48 9:63 958:488 1,149:710 121 118
61.2 62.6 62.8 60.6 49.8 50.1 31,778 38,037 27,903 33,667 11,673 14,787 998,599 1,225,065 Total, Eastern District. 2,002 2,l40 858 940 l4.0 12.8 27,942 27,482 46.6 52.5 12,555 15,015 6,355 8,045 1,790,925 2.105,574 113 111
6.1 7 44. 42.6 .0 5. 6,44 7,221 5,819 0 .42 3,091 3 5 W1 1505 Nw t.lan dRegion -...... ,:248 .181 1,727 1.09 1.6 1.72 44,6 40 26,051 50,0 1 ,4 l,0 272,407 921,76e 80
E. l6 58.- 56.7 :0.5 49:? 10:165 11:987 1,819 10:490 3:451 4:0 6;59 9?;6 sothoarn Region....-___.. ,382 1,491 541 61 56 1. 160 1:88 49.5 5458,26 760 2 V9513A48 r5:6 46,511 128 2
59.3 60.1 54.1 52.3 50.2 49.9 16,605 19,208 14,633 17,032 6,542 7,824 539,603 634,971 Total, Southern District- 1,791 1,873 801 861 15.1 14.3 27.118 26,823 49.1 55.4 10,306 11,941 4,599 5,508 924,170 1,068,273 111 111
60.7 ,:61 1 .:2 M: 49 1 .: 1:6 1,2 9 1 168,44, 477.93 t .gi ....... 185 1,862 69 9 14.6 1 4 4 469 ,671 75
~ ~~~~~1j: 17 :09 11,7Z 4,861 :13O60 ;4.973go othe oternRegion____......__ 6Oj: 277 156" 6 136>'3 5 1691 6 280 a2: 9 095 22:L39x~ 70
6o5 6004 4 11,6; ,6 67 { 9?a 0.4



59.5 60 a5.8 5563 51.1 50. 1 7,770 9,M4 ,768 8,559 2:624 :3,;U 277,215 232:775 southwestern Region.. __ 2,001 1,727 618 93 1.0 14.5 27,1 M 2 5.06555 62.4 79 56 02,5301 6,352,02-5 47908,95 2,6 4o77 1 05 I
!Sousthern Distriot :



60 3 61.5 58 3 58. 49. 5 49.4 33.272 41,836 29,026 36,939 11,13 14,812 1,105,599 1.395,593 Total, western District- 1,714 1.847 657 741 15.3 14.3 26,254 26,468 52.9 62.1 7,247 9,141 2,651 3,536 1,809,395 2,212,702 109 106
60.5 61.6 593 58-1 49.7 49.8 81,655 99,01 71,562 7.637 29,348 37,423 2,.643,801 3,255,629 nited States 1,833 1955 752 835 4 13.8 27,068 26,919 49.6 56.9 9,345 11.365 3.934 5.025 4,524,490 5386,49 111 109
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight car on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service I/
p~wwr Locomotive- Per cent---------------
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- omoie pve unserviceable
District and region road operate (thousands) (Ou an ) locomotive- lof vtt N ot tons of coal prp t g
consumed trai car-mile

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 193D 1931 193D 1931 193D 1931 1930 ,9 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 15930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
741 845 423 212 1,064 1,057 120 166 759 41,912 29,880 32.606 74,69 74,518 NowEngland Region :__ 6935 6,915 2,536 2,677 16: 17,969 6.8 7.10 90.0 100.2 21.4 14.8 9610 61.3 134
.231 )5.59 1,56 958 4,594 4,554 971 1,o55 290 46 275,119 157 713 16574 448 179 1 695 Oreat Lake. Begion-_ 21606 21,822 6. 4 7,214 57:6; o 2 8.6 8.54 108.8 12.5 29* 19.9 2 6 59 12.3
4590 4,944 1,090 973 5. 5,917 1,620 1347 453,486 4,120 140:851 171955 594337 66075 central Eastern Regi.on. 22.763 23,477 9,6 9, 924 61,28 6424 72 7.24 111.7 118.1 1.5 13.9 0312 4.9 15.
8,562 9,385 2,776 2,143 11,338 11 ,528 2,711 2,568 78,711 761,151 328,444 371.135 1,117,155 1,132,286 Total, Eastern Distri.t- 51.,304 52,254 18,166 19,815 131,o64 144,596 7.75 7.72 106.7 116.9 22.0 16.2 787,038 895,832 13 4 137
11S5.0 5 34 121 4 5 9,3 3,2.665 989 0,9 1296o5ten~itit








3:529 3:68 922 1 J 4:35 4:37 792 82 25 l 24,0 59,01 73.330 31,3 314,796 A341^^^^ ^ 5,94 1:15 A: '3 3:4 6.41 6.29 99.9 1-: 2":94 5
4,709 4,764 976 889 5,685 5,653 1,237 1.082 346,157 324,176 75,671 93,149 421,828 417.325 Total, Southern District- 44,021 44,o23 6,565 7,678 40,174 46,412 6.38 6.26 89.5 101.9 18.2 15.7 308,653 357,700 15.8 15.9

JAm 4:03 921 85? 4:kn g 'i i 4:892 1?iS 00,515 3Z" 3929? 37,6 central Weteo= Begion_ 657 1,9 7 ,84 0,73 ,74 67 1 8 .46 .4 12. 1:. 2. 1615507 3:81 :24 M2.
2,076 2,132 526 4 51 2,62 2,583 538 46 2 118,559 123,171 76,557 79,985 195,116 203,156 Southestern Region_ 31L 9 22 7 21 7.20 6.1 7. 1 19.6 21.9 12.0
9,042 9,.4o8 2,141 1.951 11.183 11,.359 2,449 1,867 640,480 634,787 254,938 289,659 895,418 924,446 Total, western District 127,910 12,776 16,512 19,188 114.130 134,373 7.79 7.73 112.4 125.6 20.1 16.9 696,777 809,333 12.8 12.6
22,.313 23,.557 5,893 4,983 28,206 28,540 6,397 5,517 1,775.348 1,720,114 659,053 753,943 2,434,401 2,474,057 united states------__. 223,235 225,053 41,243 46,681 285,368 325,381 753 7.47 105.4 117.2 20.5 ,16.4 1,792,4658 2,o62,865 13*5 135


Includes Boston & Albany, leesor to New Tork Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New Tork Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil oc eumed.
Included the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) oonsumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


J83713-o0 U. m. OV m NT PR-NrING O_.FICe 1t


Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF AUCUST, 1931 AND 1930


Statement No. M-210
AUGUST, 1931





















FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent Net ton-miles
Averagoemilesdof road Average milesof arc dell 1. and regon-rso dunrnun erriceable unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles per loadedCar-miles per
Average miles ofmain tack$s Ta-l District and region Cars owned oftota on line ars of total cars car-day per car-day train-mile
operated operated (thousands) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on-line

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
,625 ,63 9,806 9,857 1,186 1,286 1,338 1,465 80 126 33,876 39,227 16,837 19,627 NewEngland Region...... 59,385 59,659 31.5 20.6 126.5 127.2 12. 9.9 22.5 25.9 288 349 19.2 20.2 4.7 46.8
2 592 24 552 3 ,632 34 553 5 775 6,598 6189 7 170 362 438 188 ,705 226 102 121,190 12,282 Great Lakes .Region................ 413,188 423,007 30.4 21.7 108.8 105.4 10.1 6.5 23.0 27.5 335 421 23.9 24.9 5.7 56.9
26,972 27,o54 37,283 37,306 6,374 7,511 7,022 8;4o 622 769 197809 247,231 125,494 153,483 central Eastern Region../...... 548,336 559,113 19.6 17.1 107.9 110.0 6.7 6.5 18.2 21.7 333 417 29.9 31.1 51.7 54.3
59,189 59,289 81,721 81,716 13,335 15,395 14,549 17,035 1,064 1,333 420,390 512,560 263,521 315,392 Total, Eastern District 1,020,909 1,041,779 25.1 19.3 109.3 109.1 8.5 6.7 20.4 24.3 331 414 26.4 27.6 52.3 54.8
Southern Distriot:
6,059 6,011 ,827 7,75 1,732 2,035 1,846 2,207 74 99 66,452 5,447 51,796 C0,633 PocahontasRegion...... 121,544 121,891 10.7 15.1 88.5 84.4 2.8 3.1 36.6 44.1 933 1101 45.3 45.1 69.3 67.9
39,817 39:837 44,14; 41 1 5,894 6,871 6;o63 7,075 111 127 133,206 165,481 84,931 103,259 Southern Region ....... 304,082 307 517 19.3 16.1 102.5 102.9 13.0 9.6 23.3 28.3 347 442 2.4 25.4 38.0 40.1
45,876 45,848 51,967 51,916 7,626 8,906 7,909 9,282 185 226 199,658 240,928 136,727 163,892 Total, Southern District.. 425,626 429,408 17.3 15.9 98.5 97.7 10.4 8.0 26.7 32.2 497 604 31.3 31.5 45.1 46.4
Western D 1trict'
ZiI3h Rgo 99041.2 1. ll70. 62. 94 2 4.26 1544.

48,243 48,357 52,938 53,011 5,260 6,352 5,490 6,696 213 282 141,853 190,803 93,355 118,429 Northwestern Region. 2 024 317,707 19.2 15.9 111.3 109.2 6.7 5.9 23.6 29.7 553 490 24.8 26.7 45.7 49.7
53: 82 53,420 60,818 6 ,350 7 382 R 1 7:774 z:602 41 6o4 21l,256 280803 143,833 187,298 central western Region 347,260 351,183 19.1 16.7 107.0 108.9 8. 6.6 32.5 40.9 426 547 21.8 22.: 50.0 U.7
3331 33,355 34355 326 3864 ,672 390 764 61 81 95,015 128,696 6570 5101 southwestern Region 145,944 156,915 20.3 17.4 128.8 125.8 7.3 27. 36.1 397 530 23.5 24. 1.2 7
135,456 135,132 148,111 147,621 16,506 20,065 17,172 21,062 688 967 455,124 600,302 297,758 390,828 Total, western District., 792,228 825,805 19.4 16.5 112.6 112.2 7.9 6.5 28.11 35.7 393 522 23.1 24.?2 46.,6 50.4
240,521 240,269 281,799 281,253 37,467 44,366 39,630 47,379 1,937 2,526 1,075,172 1,353,790 698,oo006 870,112 United States .. ... 2,238,763 2,296,992 21 3 17.5 1)8.4 108.1 8.6 6.9 24.3 29.9 382 86 25.9 26.8 48.3 51.1
Car-miles Ton-miles millions ) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service 0/
ro s t on-miles Avter agheo miles r train-hour, e Gross to-miles, Pounds of coal
PGroetssaed Peret asberd ran-ous -bulile, Netra-ies ipfeighour, excluding mlmde icuding Net to-mle
PPer cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locotieand per train-mile trains in freight lootives and locomotive- locomotives and e o i d Net tons of coal
Pe etlae e entladed ofr cetealton oomtvsadservice tedervr per mle of read osmd nldn
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Ditrict and region tenders seic tenders perks per day consumed locoi and
an edr n ooesmile of main tracks loomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 191 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
66.g8 66. 8.1 7.0 49.6 50.2 2,070 2,409 1,774 2,088 649 794 84,946 101,701 New England Region a/ 1,496 1,624 547 617 14.0 12.6 20,886 20,531 44.4 49.8 7,035 8,148 2,836 3,443 118,455 134,374 114 112
60.9 61. 4.0 2.2 50.5 50.3 13179 15723 11,574 13916 4,517 5,632 390,508 478,145 Great Lakes -.. 2,109 782 854 14.8 13.8 29,639 29,103 47.4 55.4 12, 685 15,167 6,123 7,647 694,229 825,124 105 105
61.2 61.7 61.9 60.2 50.1 50.3 15,044 18893 13,232 16,704 5,913 7,700 488,500 624,554 Central East- .. 1 -,.7 2,224 928 1,025 13.0 12.0 27,086 26,746 .8 52.2 13:451 16881 7,307 99,7 922,635 1,131,861 123 120
61.5 61.9 62.5 60.9 50.2 50.3 30,293 37,025 26,580 32,708 11,o79 14,126 963,954 1,204,400 Total, Eastern District 1,993 2,125 831 918 13.8 12.8 27,574 27,157 45.8 53.2 12,356 15,103 6,239 7,942 1,735,319 2,091,359 115 113
26:2 1:11Southern District:
56.2 55.4 42.3 41. .3 0.8 6,246 7,118 5,643 6,439 3,010 3,399 1,763 155,930 Pocahonas Region 3,258 3,164 1,738 1,670 13.3 13.1 43,489 41,296 47.9 58.9 26,601 30,519 16,559 18,851 270,235 322,760 87 91
61.1 61.6 57.0 56. 9.5 9.8 9,422 11,674 8;171 10;21 3,245 4,199 38;1,91 475,169 Southern Region 1,386 1,487 550 611 15.3 14.5 21,266 21,496 47.4 54. 7,115 8,816 2,716 3514 609,782 724,035 129 124
59.4 59.5 52.1 51.8 49.8 50.1 15,668 18,792 13,814 16,653 6,255 7,598 513,954 631,099 Total, Southern District 1,811 1,870 820 853 14.2 14.1 26,877 26,388 47.5 55.7 10,050 12,066 4,545 5,524 880,017 1,046,795 112 111
West,,, D.iO. .t:-.0t
60.3 61.7 58.6 61.1 49.5 50.3 10,089 13,472 8,844 11,967 3,523 5,101 360,394 474,584 Northwestern Region 1,682 1,884 670 803 14.6 13.4 24,541 25,217 49.5 59.4 6,352 8,471 2,434 3,516 586,085 757,592 116 112
60.3 0.0 63.4 63.1 49.8 49.6 15, 58 1 942 13,434 17,520 4'754 6 271 462,880 601,68 Central Western Region 1,820 1,938 644 694 15.9 15.0 29,022 29,128 57.3 68.5 8,472 11,015 2,947 3,913 861,441 1,093,391 111 110
61.1 60.2 55.7 55.2 50.2 50.5 6,79 9,110 5,853 s,O039 2,236 3,136 257,963 327,71 41 Southwestern Region 1,515 1,721 579 671 15.0 14.3 22,691 24,528 51.1 61.9 6,548 8,864 2,229 3,134 364,072 478,328 lo 10 105
60.5 60.6 60.3 60.8 49.8 50.0 32,296 42,524 28,131 37,526 10,513 14,508 1,081,237 1,403,793 Total, Western District 1,704 1,870 637 723 15.3 14.3 26,018 26,732 53.2 63.9 7,268 9,602 2,587 7,579 1,811,598 2,329,311 112 110
60.6 60.9 59.7 59.2 50.0 50.1 78,257 98,341 68,525 86,887 27,847 36,232 2,559,145 3,239,292 United States 1,829 1,958 743 817 14.6 13.7 26,777 26,823 49.1 58.0 9,257 11,655 3,859 5,027 4,426,934 5,467,465 113 111
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service/
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Pasn'er- L miles per unserviceable
trodpr( cr locomotive, of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
District and region road operated (thousands) thousands ) per train locomotives c.tNet tonsud na are
I sumod trai ca- mile

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930:1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
730 g44 336 220 1,066 1,064 111 163 442 40,37 30,367 35,554 75,094 75891 New England Region .. 6,927 6,955 2,414 2,519 15,712 17,075 6.90 7.18 88.4 96.2 21.8 17.0 89,66 9,944 13. 13.3
3,206 3,583 1,1 994 4 7 4577 947 988 290 272369 159,251 173,537 449,4o4 445906 Great Lakes Region ..... 21,582 21,822 6,183 6,795 51,134 56,081 8.81 8.62 106.5 119.3 30.9 22.3 287,3 326,368 12.1 12.3
ii80 95 1115 1co ,6.9 ,95385,244,16 43,05 2 26,5 1.1 5.
4,580 4,858 1,114 1,000 5,694 5,858 1,609 1,303 454,116 438305 137,686 176,737 591,802 615,o42 Central Eastern Region.b/.. 22,673 23,397 8,575 9,275 57,905 63,391 7.33 7.32 109.3 114.5 16.9 15.2 385,280 426258 15.1 15.1
8,516 9,285 2,851 2,214 11,367 11,499 2,667 2,454 788,996 751,011 327,304 385,828 1,116,300 1,136,839 Total, Eastern District..... 51,182 52,174 17,172 18,589 124,751 136,547 7.82 7.80 104.5 113.1 22.9 18.1 762,287 846,570 13.7 13.7
1 192 Southe rn District:
1,192 ,107 143 197 1,335 1,304 454 256 90,446 81,679 17,137 21,203 107,583 102,8E2 Pocahontas Region 5,739 5,708 941 1,058 5,637 6,276 6.20 6.12 114.5 125.2 10.5 11.8 47,263 52,624 17.0 17.0
3504 3,677 838 707 4,342 4384 863 812 255,583 24o,738 56,164 75,830 311,747 316,568 Southern Region .... 38,254 38,340 5,394 6,230 32,901 37,433 6.35 6.22 86.3 95.9 20.5 17.5 251J175 284,728 15.8 15.7
4,696 4,784 981 904 5,677 5,688 1,317 1,068 346,029 322,417 73,301 97,033 419,330 419,450 Total, southern District 43,993 44,048 6,335 7,288 38,538 43,709 6.33 6.21 89.7 99.4 19.3 16.9 298,438 337,352 15.9 15.9
Western District:
3,100 23 738 621 3,838 3,914 868 601 253,055 249314 79,627 97,517 332,682 346,831 Northwes r...43,94 44,476 4847 5,73 30,512 2 06,430 7.0 6.95 93.6 106.0 19.4 24.2 910,492 ,986 14., 14.6
1004 ,;57 527 453 2,59l 2:61o 584 423 16,959 118'343 70,951 79,012 187,9l6 197,355 Southwestern Reg .... ...... 32,232 327,494 3,343 3,786 51,264 24',o17 7.1 6.96 : 0 18.2
3 8 4 1 1 912 827 76 :Z968 1,022 7 1 2 1 2 2 26 5 9 1 0 4 7 1 1 7 6 3 1 7 9 392 ',254 C es tral :. 51 ',699 51,Z60 7 ,492 8 : r 5 : 2 6 ag.3 0 120 .5 1134.2 2 1.9 333 ,141 1365,946 12.6 12.4
02 '0 4 1 27 6 492 :7 1 1 02 602 3 91 0,99 7 1 21 ,h72 3 2 3,6 3 343, 761,7 0, 197 1 0 6 6 1 1 4 .o 0 1 1 S 2 0. 1 11 2 5 ,69 1 I 14 3, 0o s 1 2 .3 1 2 .3

9,018 9,591 2,177 1,901 11,195 11,492 2,474 1,815 641,226 628,185 251,075 298,255 892,301 92(,44o Total, western District 127,870 128,530 15,672 17,860 107,096 121,903 7.73 7.57 109.4 121.5 20.7 17.2 669,904 758,940 13.1 13.0
22,230 23,660 6,009 5.0o19 28.239 28,679 6.458 5.337 1.776,51 .1.701,613 651,680 781,116 2.427.931 .2.482,729 United States .............-......... 223,045 224,752 39,179 43,737 270,385 302,159 7.53 7.43 103.4 113.5 21.4 17.5 1.730,629 1,942.862 13.8 13.7


a/ Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
/ Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
S Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


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J63713- 0 U. S. GOVERNMNr PRINTING OFFICE 19e31


IIIIIIIIIUNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1931 AND 1930


Statement No. M-210
SEPTEMBER, 1931


Subject to revision.






Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


SEPTEMBER, 1931


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1931 AND 1930

FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) uPer cent Per centears unPercea tle Car-miesper Net ton-miles e ar-miler
Average miles of all Train-miles District and region Cars owned of tot allo tam on able Car- pemNet n-m Nea-milemiper
Average miles of road main tracks (thnandgilowned
operated operated (Ito snds) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

664 6674 11336 12,55 12,39 14,278 807 1,24 38221 370,11 173 188,428 New England Segton/ .. 59,542 59,622 25.6 18.1 126.1 128.8 11.3 8. 1 24.4 26.7 313 351 19.6 20.2 45.2 45.
24: 2 3 0 ,73 8 71 613 4:285 1.21,867 2 12693 1177,66 0,190 Grea akesegn 415,7 4n21,097 2i.0 20.8 : g | 108. 105.381 4 2 2 :
26,991 27,078 37,306 3734 s 71,652 7,461 80,282 ,061 7,230 1,884,009 2,274,751 1,230,499 1,42,453 Central Eastern Region..a 550,151 559,621 18.6 16.1 107.9 109.1 6. 5 19. 22.2 52- 3 5 -
59,247 59,318 81,772 81,712 127,198 147,226 139,573 163,031 10,481 12,639 4,034,097 4,771,802 2,581,146 2,931,071 Total, Eastern District- 1,025,366 1,o00,340 23.1 18.2 109.0 108.7 7.4 5.8 21.7 25.0 348 424 26.3 27.4 53.0 53.3
:9374187 11gD65 520,4 toutoern Costrict:11,9l
6,031 5,977 7 79 78 15,968 17,095 20,350 693 952 583,948 679,700 451.,865 520, PSaonah R eion 121,26 118,512 10.9 1.1 91.5 8.6 2.6 3.0 34.0 42.4 842 1,064 43.9 44.4 65.9
39828 863 7 ,150 6671 67 :492 62,363 69,518 1,165 1,274 1,391,692 1,631,399 892,159 1,019,984 southern Region ........ 304,948 307,206 18.8 05.3 .0 10.8 8.0 26.1 0.4 377 464 2.8 24.8 38.6 3
45,859 45,840 51,946 51,888 76,639 86,203 79,458 89,868 1,858 2,226 1,975,640 2,311,099 1,344,024 1,540,449 Total, Southern District 426,774 425,718 16.9 15.8 101.3 99.4 8.6 6.8 28.1 33.3 497 611 29.7 30.6 44.3 45.7
4,290 48, 3 5 95 ,08 45 77 5 47,869 56,987 1 26 272 1,233,572 1,520,712 726,383 863,329 Northwestern Region ...... 308,596 317,56 8. 16.6 107.0 105.7 6. 5.6 21-7 26.0 35 2 2.5 5.5
53,655 53 375 0 6286 65:198 4,495 68,621 9,196 3 9 4 816 1,918, 650 2,243,903 1,196,580 1,345,756 Central Western Region ..... 349,205 349,19 19.2 17.4 105.2 10.7 7.5 5.9 31.1 3 31 510 22. 23. 1 1. 97 1
33,409 33,235 34,333 34,150 39,008 45,110 39,784 45,952 655 765 1,005,841 1,210,409 683,851 788,391 southwestern Region 151,437 158,850 19.5 16.8 130.4 127.7 7.8 5.8 31.3 35.1 4 3 1 .3
135,354 134,994 147,931 147,474 149,983 173,646 156,274 182,135 6,070 7,953 4,158,063 4,975,024 2,606,814 2,997,476 Total, Western District ..... 809,238 825,613 19.0 17.0 110.6 110.4 7.2 5.8 27.7 32.1 397 483 23.3 24.1 46.1 46.9
240,460 240,152 281,649 281,074 353,820 407,075 375,305 435,034 18,409 22,818 10,167,800 12,057,925 6,531984 7,46,996 united State ......... .. 2,261,378 2 291,671 20. 17.2 10.1 107.6 7.5 6.0 25.0 29.0 392 478 25.7 26.7 48.2 49.0
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service o/
Gross ton-miles Average miles per train-h Locomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Gross Net per tra-mime, Net ton-miles per hour, cli-ui, i miles per including Net pel -***
excluding excluding locomotive- locomotives a nd Net tono of coal
Tram-hou loco es and per train-ile trains in freight locomotive anod ocove- loco nd e d Net tons of coal
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbond ect and region tenders servsie tenders tenders, per per day enumed inilding
Per cent loaded et of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue ct and region mile ofmain tracks locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 19311 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 193o 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
8.1 9 0Eastern District
65. 66.3 58.1 6.9 .7 49.7 0,523 22967 17,703 19,876 6426 745 29242 966,833 New Englnd Region 1/ 1,562 1,583 56 596 147 13.0 21,349 20,558 46.4 538.2 7,62 8,520 3,071 ,62 1,207,83 1,344,188 l8 117
60. 61.7 .4 62.2 .7 9 0.2 7,091 16,9653 111,833 129,8 43 6 2,7425 4500,580 rt Lakes eg on. .. 2 4 2,05 6 37 1.9 140 303 8 0.4 51 :5 6,20 ,69 7,027,302 8,11,246 111 113
60. 61. 9 .9 13871 17,9 126,525 153, 05 5869731 9Central Cstern Pegion.o 2,:078 62,1 920 95 13.2 12: 2 2 526,3 47.4 5. 14,126 17 7,602 9,552 9,215,38411,115,050 128 128
61.0 61.9 63.3 61.4 49.9 50.0 291,485 343,078 256,o61 302,817 106,212 130,819 9,140,691 11,337,144 Total, Eastern District 2,013 2,057 835 889 13.9 13.0 28,013 26,710 48.5 55.8 13,057 15,380 6,567 8,078 17,450,519 20,770,484 120 121
ioothern i C t t 2,4,96 4 9
z 6.6 4 6.8 44.2 50 .3 50 .6 54 ,3 39 62,999 48, 49 56, o 00 25,62 8 o 1,158,35 1 41 0,5 94 oo ahe otrn eg ..r.. 3 ,59 3 ,036 1,:0 1,612 13 4 2,171 4 0,267 48 .7 60 25 521 29 ,822 15,566 18 982 2 543,094,341 9 491
.- 5 59.5 58-.5 50.2 50.0 97,92 14,301 8,96 99,912 33,053 i 3,919, 278 4,69255 other Regn 1,0 ,0 54 599 15-5 1 21,679 21,292 53.0 59.7 8,128 9,3 3, 040 3,717 6565, 87,53,501
59.5 60.0 55.8 54.3 50.2 50.2 152,301 177,300 133,817 156,712 58,681 70,607 5,077,622 6,103,139 Total, southern nistrect 1,746 1,818 766 819 15.1 14.1 26,354 25,677 52.0 59.9 10,74o 12,516 4,687 5,642 9,109,364 10,657,842 120 120
41 D 57. 3 90 3 486 82 1631 1 9 692 iL7 1 4.4 23, 22 67 46 2,9|3 72n7: 02 1 165,24 115 118
59.5 0. 57.5 55.2 50.3 50.3 2,3 85,719 63,263 75,99 23,9 29,b600 3,137,925 touthwentemn egon,2, 5 67, 2,95

61.5 62.4 59.3 57.4 49.9 49-8 292,471 344,880 255,007 302,895 96,927 120,069 9,823,628 12,183,.51 Total, western Distriot 1,700 1,744 646 691 15.3 14.3 25,959 24,860 52.6 61.1 7,242 8,566 2,623 3.258 16,940,969 20,450,048 116 119
60.9 61.8 60.2 58.4 50.0 50.0 736,257 865,258 644,885 762,424 261,820 321,495 24,041,941 29,624,24 United States 1,823 1,873 740 790 14.7 13.7 26,823 25,737 50.8 58.7 9,575 11,276 3.988 I 4,904 43.500,852 51,878,374 118 120
Average number of locomoti ves on Ime Average number of freight carn on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service r
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Hocme Foreign Total Average mle of Train-mile Passenger-train car-miles t a oive- uso al Nnet tons of coal on of caal
District and region P rain day locomotives ,onsumed "



191 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 19 130 191 190 191 1930 191 190 1931 1930 193 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 19 1930 1931 1930 191 1930 191 1930



,72 9,445 2,614 2,095 11,337 11,540 2,595 2,226 792,535 754,300 325,399 376,325 1,117,934 1,130,625 Total, 'astern District 51,458 52,519 158,661 173,635 1,131,164 1,239,566 7.62 7.54 106.7 116.4 21.2 16.9 7,320,921 8,370,803 14.5 14.8
5, 1 ,Z094 149 5 1,339 1,289 4 228 95,461 82,7 15,970 21,016 111,431 103,784 Pocahontas Region 5,725 5,658 9,095 9,974 55,066 60,185 6.25 l6.24I 119.3 132.1 10.4 10.6 4,71,13 513,062817.3 17
3,565 3,6 7 82 5 4390 3 72 606 254,167 236,371 665907 3,011 321,07 319,382 So ter Region 38,272 3,15 54,231 61,593 352,379 399,313 6.76 671 95 ,1.7 9

4,759 4,741 970 892 5,729 5,633 1,176 834 349,628 319,139 82,877 104,027 432,505 423,166 Total, Southern Distrit 43,997 44,073 63,325 71,567 407,443 5 459,498 6.69 6.64 98.6 107.9 17.9 15.3 3,174,595 3,580,050 16.0 16.0



9,1 9,452 2,151 1,936 11305 11,3 2,613 1,903 654,603 630,787 20,290 280,372 89,93 911,159 Ttal, eastern 128,294 128,980 149,485 16578 1 ,710 1,143,119 7.2 76 112. 125.3 19.6 17. 6,2317 7,464, 1
66 2,6 735 4,92 28,1 2,5 6,584 4,96 1796766 1,704,26 648566 760,724 2,445.332 29464950 Uo united States 223,749 225,572 371,71 413,70 2,540,319 2,842,183 71 7 107.3 1180 200 16.6 16,977,833 19,415, 21 1. 1
Oe / Inludes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
(oa/ )Includes Big Fouax Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
SIncludes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
SInludes the equivalent ooan l tonnage for fuel oil consued but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of ooal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.








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Subject to revision.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1931 AND 1930


Statement No. M-210
OCTOBER, 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles thousands ) Per ent P cent all Percent Net smiles e per
Average mile of road Average miles of all Train-miles Distrit and region Care owned of totl oine eof a c ar-dy per t ra-m
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line car-mile

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1 930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 193 0 11931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 193 1 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Western Distritt:
625 -7,682 07 9,8 1,281 1,417 1,458 1,620 135 37,9 43,607 19930 2230 New EnglandRegion 59,369 59714 32.2 20.6 128.7 131.4 13.0 9.3 24.4 27.4 3 373 I. 20.8 46.1 48.
26 7 '2 '3: 60 19937O032.3 37"31.424.4 27 .4
592 24552 34632 34554 6 219 7,219 6,721 7,49 408 508 207944 249,361 133,100 153,618 Les Region 412 ,65 422,596 31.o 21.0 109.0 106.7 10.6 6.5 24.4 2. 366 450 24.6 25.2 55-9 56.
7057 27053 3749 37304 625 ,163 748 9.136 695 878 215,740 270,66 138,530 168,931 Central Eastern Region 547,452 558,821 19.7 17.4 107.5 109.7 6.8 6.7 194 231 354 439 30.0 30.8 52.9 54.9
59,274 59,287 81,908 51,715 14,325 16,799 15,727 18,605 1,192 1,521 461,589 563,734 291,560 345,479 Total, Eastern District- 1,019,686 i1,041,131 25.4 19.1 109.4 109.7 8.7 6.8 21.8 25.7 356 439 26.7 27.6 53.6 55.1
Southern Dastrit:
6,055 6,012 7,822 7,775 1,856 2,151 1,979 2,317 77 104 70,506 o0,917 56,955 64,232 Pocahontas Region. 121,417 122,968 10.6 15.7 88.9 85-5 2.5 2.8 38.1 44.5 985 1,129 46-7 45.5 69.7 68.5
3907 39,836 4131 44 6270 473 6454 7,694 121 140 146,502 181,639 89394 112,852 Southern Region. .301,089 306,883 19.1 16.7 104.1 103.5 13.0 9.7 243 29.9 36 466 24.3 253 38.6 40
45,562 45,845 51,953 51,916 5,126 9,624 s,433 10,011 198 244 217,008 262,556 146,349 177,054 Total, Southern District- 422,506 429,851 17.1 16.5 99.7 95.4 10.3 5.0 27.5 33.5 524 631 31.6 31.5 45.7 46.7
Western District:
48,204 48,347 52,919 53,001 5,516 6,79 565 7,080 231 307 153,0 199953 95,130 123,477 Northwestern Region__ 298,985 317,482 20.0 17.0 110.5 108.5 6.7 6.0 24.2 30.3 356 479 23.8 25.6 46.0 49.2
53,780 53,23 60,816 366 843 1037 8609 11,104 4 787 24 33,953 159,504 200,851 enral Western Region......-- 37,30 350,892 19.6 16.1 106.0 106.69.4 6.7 356 45.9 463 618 21.4 21.7 0.8 2.2
33431 33,354 34,355 34,60 4,168 4,815 426 4,927 7 7 105,478 132,92 66,954 84,857 Southwestern Region 13,907 156,186 19.7 18.1 129.6 125.0 .o 6.9 29. 359 430 52 23.6 24.1 42.3 46.1
135,415 135,124 145,090 147,627 17,827 21,898 18,600 23,111 782 1,181 504,953 663,398 321.588 409,185 Total, Western District-- 790,193 824,560 19.7 16.9 112.0 110.8 8.1 6.5 30.1 37.9 416 546 22.6 23.3 47.3 50.0
240,551 240,259 281,951 281,258 40,278 48,321 42,760 51,727 2,172 2,946 1,183,550 1,489,6 759,497 931,748 United states ......................... 2 2, 2,295,542 21.5 17.7 108.5 108.0 8.8 6.9 25.9 31.5 407 511 25.8 26.4 49.2 51.1

Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service 0/
Gross ton-miles Average mile Gross ton-miles Locomotive- tonmiles Pounds of coal
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles prerori l per train-hour, miles per p n-c p
excluding pertrain-miles r. excluding l .tre- cl gd Not ton-miles Net tons of o.
Percent ]e Percenatbound ----Train-houts locomotives and r ie locomotives and ylocomotivesnd pet road t ofl '
Per cent loaded ast f total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives RevDistrienue t ad onrevend region tend o der r per locond
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
I07Eastern District:
65.5 65.5 57.5 56.6 49.3 49.5 2,355 2,743 2,033 2,389 751 906 92,114 112,618 New England Region a_ 1,587 1,686 586 64o 13.9 12.6 22,077 21,209 46.8 52.0 7,747 8,977 3,176 3,805 133,785 156,781 114 114
61.0 61.9 64.7 63.0 50.7 51.1 14 62 17, 21 12,873 15 334 5,112 6,288 425.787 528,575 Great Lakes Region 2,070 2,124 822 871 14.6 13-7 30,233 29,010 50.0 59.2 13,625 16,170 6,706 8,261 797,315 962,19 109 111
60.9 61.6 64.0 63.0 50.o 51.0 16:457 20,659 14,502 18.313 6,461 8,350 526,965 650,470 Central Eastern Regionj__ 2,125 2,243 947 1,023 13.0 12.0 27,519 26,912 46.6 55.5 14,168 17,864 7,704 9,956 1,037,325 1,297,846 126 126
61.3 62.0 63.8 62.5 50.5 50.9 33,440 40,723 29,408 36,036 12,324 15,544 1,044,866 1,321,663 Total, Eastern District 2,053 2,145 860 925 13.7 12.7 28,145 27,265 48.0 56.6 13,170 16,076 6,707 8,457 1,968,425 2,416,786 118 119
Southern District:
2553 55.7 44.8 42.0 50.8 50.7 6,839 7,645 6,191 6,921 3,294 3,68 139,40 167,241 Pooahontas Region .....,335 3,218 ,775 1.711 13.3 12. 44,409 41,384 50.0 59.4 28,209 31,719 17,552 19,750 302,922 363,333 89 95
62.1 61.7 57.3 58.4 50.0 50.1 10241 12,801 8,900 11,205 3557 587 409347 519,692 Southern Region ....,419 1499 567 614 15.3 4.4 21742 21,561 4.4 56.8 7,486 9,355 2882 3,714 682,937 837,496 133 131
59.7 59.7 53.3 53.3 50.3 50.3 17,080 20,446 15,091 18,126 6,851 8,267 548,755 686,933 Total, Southern District 1,857 1,883 843 859 14.8 14.0 27,500 26,387 48.8 57.4 10,605 12,704 4,819 5,817 985,859 1,200,829 115 117
Western Distriut:
61.7 61.8 61.2 62.5 50.6 50.7 10,671 14,059 9,347 12,458 3,646 5,120 379,703 499,494 Northwestern Region ......-1,695 1,857 661 763 14.5 13.4 24,615 24,942 50.3 60.6 6,505 8,557 2,440 3,416 651,640 862,406 122 123
60.7 62.2 65.6 67.2 50.8 52.1 17 204 22792 15072 20,148 5280 7,167 511,463 679,409 Central Western Region- 1,851 1,92 648 691 15.9 15.3 29,469 29.654 61.5 76.7 9,126 12,179 3,167 4,328 987,962 1,312,254 115 115
61.2 61.0 55.4 55.4 50.5 50.6 7,462 9:287 6,496 8,168 2;,47 3,196 275,419 337,372 Southwestern Region.....-- 1,559 1,696 597 664 15.1 14.3 23,587 24,211 53.4 62.4 7,00oo6 8,745 2,400 3,091 411,207 510,989 110 110
61.1 61.9 62.1 63.4 50.7 51.4 35,337 46,138 30,915 40,774 11,413 15,483 1,166,585 1,516,275 Total, Western District 1,734 1,862 640 707 15.3 14.4 26,500 26,891 55.8 68.0 7,697 10,082 2,719 3,696 2,050,809 2,685,649 116 116
60.9 61.5 61.2 61.3 50.5 51.0 85,857 107,307 75,414 94,936 30,558 39,294 2,760,206 3,524,871 United States .. ............ 1,872 1,965 759 813 14.6 13.7 27,322 26,933 51.3 61.3 9,823 12,307 4,102 5,2765,005,0936,303,264 117 117
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road serviced/
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Pas ger miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) .(thousands) pe train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
dper tral day locomotives consumed per pasengar-
conumerain ar-mile


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

724 864 343 225 1,067 1,089 104 168 43,618 40,450 32,05 38,015 76,423 78,465 New England Region .... 6,900 6,899 2,326 2,466 14,142 16,177 6.42 6.94 81.4 97.1 23.E 16.0 86,942 96,094 15.0 14.4
3,171 3,599 1,26 958 4,597 4,557 863 897 288,513 274,634 161,66 176,255 450,177 450,889 Great Lakes Region ...._ 21,538 21,777 6,013 6 713 045 54481 .52 8.47 100.2 114.2 30.4 22.7 283,382 336,247 1.8 13.1
:,581 ,809 1,121 1,011 5,702 5,820 1,610 1,193 453,786 438,356 134,891 174,820 588,677 613,176 central Eastern Region. 22,02 23,298 8,508 9,227 56760 62,738 7.26 7.30 104.2 110.4 18.4 16.6 392,197 44,271 15.7 15.9
8,476 9,272 2,890 2,194 11,366 11,466 2,577 2,258 785,917 753,440 329,360 389,090 1,115,277 1,142,530 Total, Eastern District-- 51,240 51,974 16,847 18,406 118,947 133,396 7.61 7.70 98.6 108.7 23.6 18.7 762,521 875,612 14.4 14.5
Southern Distriot:
1,185 ,108 14 20 132 1315 432 254 91,52 8566 16,830 19,761 107,882 105127 oahon 5,79 5,701 97 1,04 5,11 6389 6.1 6.6 115.6 123.6 10.6 10.6 ,566 56,814 1.6 1.0
3,544 3,703 837 7 4,381 4 7 838 72 255,391 240,93 58,115 77,056 313,506 317,749 southern Region ........... 38,263 38,336 5,49 6,404 33544 38,666 6.36 6.25 5.3 96.3 20.1 1.0 24,838 30,656 16.3 16.5
4,729 4,811 977 951 5,706 5,762 1,270 996 346,443 326,059 74,945 96,817 421,388 422,876 Total, Southern District- 44,002 44,037 6,469 7,488 39,355 45,055 6.34 6.22 88.9 99.6 18.9 17.1 315,404 365,470 16.5 16.7

3,076 3,260 767 670 3,843 3,930 869 595 254,130 250,864 76,392 93,638 330,522 344,502 WeorthweternRegion .. 43,875 44,463 4,26 5,800 28,932 35,402 6.72 6.69 88.8 103.2 21.0 18.4 207,950 252,071 15.4 15.2
3,37 4,196 934 3 4,771 4,999 929 674 270,220 257,739 97,909 116,40 3,129 374,147 central Western Region-- 51,61 51,62 7,495 8,358 53,579 60458 8.24 .17 116.5 129.7 23.6 17.8 34,690 379,516 13.1 13.1
2,082 2,121 512 470 2,594 2,591 579 417 115,455 117,840 70,980 77,447 186,435 195,287 Southwestern Region----- 32,229 32,494 3,426 3,888 21,568 24,981 7.04 7.06 113.3 123.4 20.3 18.1 128,293 151,185 12.4 12.5
8,995 9,577 2,213 1,943 11,208 11,520 2,377 1,686 639,805 626,443 245,281 287,493 855,086 913,936 Total, Western District-- 127,785 128,519 15,747 18,046 104,079 120,41 7.50 7.45 105.7 118.5 22. 18.1 670,933 782,772 13.6 13.6
22,200 23,660 6,050 5,08 28,20 28,748 6,224 4,940 1,772,165 1,705,942 649,586 773,400 2,421,751 2,479,342 United States ... ..- 223,027 224,530 9,063 9 43,940 262,381 299,292 7.34 7.33 99.3 110.5 22.1 18.1 1,748,858 2,023.54 14.4 14.5


Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hour per-net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


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Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


OCTOBER, 1931


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER,1931 AND 1930

FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles thousandss) Per cent est ars s Per cent Net ton-miles
Average miles of road Average miles of all District and region v ble Per et le Car-il per Net ta-am Car r
rpodsord main tracks TracanSs Ditret and region Carowned t onlineofdcars of totwc earsr-y p >ary S train-mil.
operated operated (tusnde) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives own on line


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

7660 12618 13,969 14,297 15897 895 1259 366,126 113,2 192,971 211,35 s.Engla.nd Region 59,526 59.632 26.2 1.4 126.4 129.0 11.5 .2 24.4 26.7 314 6 20.3
587 2 5 61193 70,240 65,994 75,321 14.02 4,793 2,029,111 2,3 ,297 13 706 1,1473,01 Great Lakes Region_ 415,392 421,260 28. 20.8 101.1 105.4 5.6 24.5 2.1
27,013 2707 373, 373 8418 6756 20, 255 1,369,029 1,591,34 tral Eastern gon 549,883 559,540 18. 16.2 107.9 109. 5.8 19.2
59,260 59,315 81,797 81,712 141,523 164,025 155,299 181,636 11,673 14,160 4,495,686 5,335,536 2,872,706 3,276,550 Total, Eastern Distriot_ 1,024,801 1,040,432 23.3 18.3 109.1 108.8 7.5 5.9 21.7 25.0 349 425 26.4 27.4 53.1, 53.5
Southern Distriot:s5 1 24:2 "1 .65
3 5,981 7,802 7,7842 17,824 20,861 19,075 22,667 770 1,056 654,454 760,617 508,820 584,697 Pocahontas Region.-___- 121,784 118,958 10.8 15.2 91.2 87.4 2.6 30 314.4 42.6 856 1,071 14.2 44.5 66.3 65.5
392 39860 4:145 ;49 66194 74 9666 68,8177 776212 1,286 1:415 1,538,194 1,8139038 981,553 1,132:8369 Southern Region. 304,559 307,173 18.8 1 6.1 105.2 104.0 11.0 8.2 25.9 30.3 376 464 23.8 24.8 38. 110.3
45,860 45,841 51,947 51,891 84,765 95,827 87,892 99,879 2,056 2,471 2,192,648 2,573,655 1,490,373 1,717,533 Total, Southern Distriot- 426,343 426,131 17.0 15.9 101.2 99.3 8.8 6.9 28.1 33.3 500 613 29.9 30.6 44.4 45.8
Western Distriot:
8,28 4,3 .8310 52,956 53.:0314 51,293 60,75 53,634 64,067 2,158 2,678 1,3826,602 1,720,665 821,513 986,806 Northwestern Region- enr s31,5o2 18e7 16.6 107.3 10 96.14.6 22.0 26.3371 429 214.4 125.51 40 45.6
s8 60 3 814,86 77,230 93 3. 9 7 03 5 602 2,165 ,095 25714 856 1 356,084 1.546,607 Central western Region 314;,01 ,368 19.2 17.3 105.3 106.7 7.7 6.0 31.5 36.4 8434 53 34 .3
33:46 ; 606 3 14:1 1 .3176 149925 114,; 1 50.879 722 853 1,111,319 1,342,901 750,805 '873,214 Southpestern Region 150,221 158,587 19.5 16.9 130.7 127.5 7.8 5.9 31.2 36.1 1435 521 22.4 22.9 4 4 .1
135.362 135,007 147,949 147.489 167,810 195,544 174,874 205,247 6,853 9,133 4,663,016 5,638,422 2,928,402 3,4o06,661 Total, Western Distriot 806,872 825,517 19.1 17.0 110.8 110.14 7.2 5.8 27.9 32.7 399 489 23.2 24.0 46.2 47.2
240,482 240,163 281;693 281,092 394,098 455,396 418,065 486,762 20,582 25,764 11,351,350 13.547,613 7,291,481 8,100,744 United States .- .....------ 2,258,016 2,292,29080 20. 17.3 10.2 107.6 7.6 6.1 25.1 29.3 394 8481 25.8 26.6 48.3 9.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (miUons) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service /
Grs Net Gro ton-es Aver miles G ton-es Locomotive- Gro ton-miles, Pound of coal
per tram-mile, Net ton-miles p n per IGross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Train-hourexcluding per train-mile trains in freight locomotive- i Net ta-miles rffOgrs
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Tran-ho locomotives and locomotives and loco ove- locomt nd eNet to cal
eefttentolsadreuitc deitndtnrtendes, per per cmle ofroa Netonsooed including
east Of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenueDistrict and region tender tendermileof main tracks p" day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

65.5 66.2 58.0 56.9 49.7 49.6 22,878 25,710 1,737 22,26 7,177 8,391 921,356 0, 569 1 21,4 2,626 46 644 8,566 3,082 3587 134, 1,00,968 117 117
68 61.7 646 62 50.3 14171 16j.971 12, 705 144,86 7 59.013 4,115,411 ,9,155 orat as Region 2,038 2, 8 140 14.0 30,302 28,805 50.3 .5 13,1466 5 ,63 6,5 7,.9 .1 91. 110 1
65 615 2 61. 50.0 160,328 194.117 141:027 171,723 62, 78,959 548,790 6,550,201 Central Eastern Region- 2,083 2,151 923 989 13.2 12.2 27,390 26,216 47.3 54.3 14,127 17,099 7.039 9,593 1,252,709 1241, 128 128
61.0 62.0 63.4 61.5 50.0 50.1 324,925 383,801 285,469 338,853 118,536 146,363 10,189,557 12,658,807 Total, Eastern District... 2,0172,66 838 892 13.9 13.0 28,027 26,768 48.4 55. 13,067 15,451 6,580 8,117 19,418,944 23,187,269 120 121
26:3 2; 6.6 4Southern District:
6 6 050.6 61,17 93,668 1 1 31Pooa7nt RaRegioL .. 3,08 3,055 1,623 1,622 13.7 1.2 42,412 40,385 418.8 60.4 25,795 30,017 5,76 18,612 2,86,90 & 3,457,671 9 98
:0 59.3 58.5 50M 5.0.0 108:203 1 7:102 93:868 111,1175 36.289 ,0 142,328,61 ,S2,2 outhern Region_____. 1,402 1,482 547 601 15.5 134 1:21 1 2,318 52.5 59.-4 8,063 9,470 3,02" 3,717 7,248,315 8,1500,997 1 132
59.5 60.0 55.5 54.2 50.2 50.2 169,381 197,746 148,908 174,838 65,532 78,875 5,626,367 6,790,072 Total, Southern Distriot 1,757 1,825 773 823 15.1 14.1 26,466 25,749 51.7 59.6 10,726 12,536 4,701 5,660 10,095,223 11,858,671 119 120
Western Distriot:
62.8 63.6 57.8, 57.6 50.2 2 96.066 117,871 83,993 103.890 33,835 43.864 3.561,938 o4,52,360 Northwrest Regi........ 1,638 1,710 660 22 14.4 3.4 23,8 2 .1 56.2 5,96; 7:31 2,3 2,42 5 6,298 123 126
61.5 62. 61. 59.9 9.6 5.6 151 857 178,141 132,10 156,111 8,525 59,091 4,607,245 5,692,569 central Western Regio 1,8$02 1,839 662 696 15.9 1.9 28, 27 4 5.0 64.2 8,235 9,719 2,974 3,641 8,756,274 10,498,182 115 118
59.7 60. 57.3 55.2 50.3 50.3 79:885 95,006 9,76 83,668 25,97 32,596 2,822,030 3.475,297 Southwestern Region_ 1,616 1,676 602 653 15.3 14.4 24,720 24,075 561 66.0 7,653 9,19 2,557 3,225 4,326,79 5,221,413 108 110
61.4 62.3 59.6 58.1 50.0 50.0 327,108 391,018 285,923 343,669 108,336 135,551 10,991,213 13,700,226 Total, Western District- 1,704 1,758 6146 693 15.3 14.3 26,014 25,085 52.9 61.8 7,288 8"721 2,633 3,303 18,994,322 23,135,893 116 11
60.9 61.7 60.3 58.7 50.0 50.1 822,114 972,565 720,300 857,360 292,404 360.789 26,803,137 33,149,105 United States---- 1.828 1,883 742 792 14.7 13.7 26.874 25,864 50.9 59.0 9,600 11,381 4,000 4 ,942 8,489 58,181,833 118 120
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service 4/
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passencage miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) per train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal per passenger-
day locomotives consumed tper paecocr-
tram car-mile


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8,698 9,427 2,6412 2,105 11,340 11,532 2,593 2,230 791,818 754,235 325,778 377,696 1,117,596 1,131,931 Total, Eastern District 51,415 52.432 175,505 192,041 1,250,109 1,372,962 7.62 7.55 105.9 115.6 21.5 17.1 8,o083,442 9,246,415 14.4 14.8
1,193 1,096 196 1,338 1,292 451 230 95,020 83,030 16,o61 20,896 111,081 103,926 Pooanontas' Region. ... 5,726 5,663 10,067 11,058 60,877 466573 6.625 6.22 : 6119.0 131.2 10.4 10.6 521,979 570,442 17.4 1.4
3,563 3,652 702 1:4389 4354 736 620 25*2714 236.989 65,999 82,1428 320,273 319357 Southern Region.... .. 38,272 38,140 59,727 67,997 385,923 9 6.73 6 9.7 1.0 1 3,375,078 15. 1 .
4,756 4,748 971 898 5,727 5,646 1,187 850 349,294 319,959 82,060 103,324 431,354 423,283 Total, Southern District- 43,998 44,070 69,794 79,055 446,800 504,552 6.66 6.60 97.6 107.1 18.0 15.5 3,489,999 3,945,520 16.1 16.1
7i169 3 5 28 650 3,897 3,908 937 633 258,560 219,620 71,5044 86,704 30,104 336,324 lorth.est.rn Region 1414,167 44,986 51,288 59,512 313,986 368,574 6.79 6.714 95.6 108.1 20.2 17.14 2,253,895 2,663,8 1.1 .
5 917 4774 4916 1,095 830 272758 260116 94672 112,681 367,430 372,797 Central Western Region-_- 51,642 51,541 78,271 86,912 565,255 639,635 8.23 8.21 123.3 137. 20.4 16.6 3,511,721 .93,98,5 12.9 .9
S1 437 2625 2,578 5514 417 121821 12060 74490 81521 196311 202,6 Southwestern Region-- 32,419 32, 106 35,673 9140,170 226,5048 255,751 7.05 6.95 7.2 127.5 17.9 17.4 1,384,707 1,599,7 7 .9

9,138 9,465 2,158 1,937 11,296 11,402 2,586 1,880 653,139 630,376 2140,706 280,906 893,845 911,282 Total, Western District_ 128,228 128,933 165,232 186,624 1,105,789 1,263,960 7.52 7.46 111.9 124.6 19.8 17.1 7,150,323 8,246,647 13.6 13.6
22,592 23,60 5,771 4,91140 28.363 28,580 6,366 4,960 1,794,251 1,704,570 648.,544 761,926 2,442,795 2,466,496 united States ----------. 223,641 225,435 410,531 457,720 2,802,698 3,141,.474 7.410 7.34 106.5 117.3 20.2 16.8 18,723,764 21,438,582 14.4 14.5
(ov0,) / Includes Boeton & Albany, lessor to New York Central., for which operating statistics are reported separately.
SIncludes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
1/ Includes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric looootives.




UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 2764

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Subject to revision.


Statement No. M-210
NOVEMBER,1931


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER,1931 AND 1930


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousand) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent Net t
Average ofro Average miles of all Train-miles District and region Cars owned nerv bleon line ofars nservceabs e Car- milesper Netr ton-meCamiepe
Average mum of road main tracks (thnouads) PEmptyrof total owned of totalass-slaypper -mled
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line car-mile

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 19301931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern District:
7,626 7,683 9,808 9,872 1,160 1, 294 1,303 1,473 76 110 32,329 37,737 18,099 21,807 New England Region ....59,361 59,686 32.4 20.5 126.7 130.1 13.1 .4 22.4 25.6 282 339 19.7 20.9 44.4 47.0
24 273 24552 34'26l 348 58 5,472 63z7 5,859 6,996 320 441 174,564 212,337 116,998 142,923 great Lakes region ,285 421,983 32.3 23.1 109.2 107.5 10.9 6.5 21.6 26.1 310 387 24.6 24.8 54.3 59*8
27057 27052 37470 3730 6043 7 652 8,250 585 748 179,881 225,436 124,530 159,475 Central Eastern Region/ 546,92 558,684 20.9 18.5 107.7 109.2 7.0 6.7 17.2 21.0 303 383 29.7 31.1 51.4 52.9
58,956 59,287 81,539 81,734 12,675 15,201 13,814 16,719 981 1,299 386,774 475,510 259,627 324,205 Total, Eastern District 1,018,566 1,040,353 26.6 20.6 109.4 109.7 9.0 6.8 19.3 23.4 304 382 26.3 27.5 52.0 53.6
Southern Distriot:
6,062 6,012 7,829 7,776 1,591 1,979 1,675 2,132 61 92 59,114 70,858 45,034 58,206 Pocahontas Region 121,192 123,120 11.9 14.1 91.1 89.2 2.2 2.6 31.4 39.2 776 971 43.5 45.1 66.4 66.2
39807 39,837 44,131 44,141 5,925 7,o31 6,076 7,216 108 132 130,910 161,155 88,479 111,873 Southern Regon .. .. 300,865 306,700 19.4 16.8 104.7 104.8 12.7 9.8 23.2 28.3 328 417 23.7 25.0 38.0 39.8
45,869 45,849 51,960 51,917 7,516 9,010 7,751 9,348 169 224 190,024 232,013 133,513 170,079 Total, Southern District 422,057 429,820 17.7 16.2 100.8 100.4 10.0 8.0 25.3 31.1 444 558 29.8 31.1 44.0 45.6

48,122 48,340 52,83 52,996 4,671 5,511 4,852 5,787 191 251 118,874 150,147 71,123 88883 Northwestern Region .. 2,747 317,297 19. 18.0 109.6 107.6 6.6 6. 19.3 23.3 281 36 23.2 24.8 41.7 44.4
53,838 53,505 ,874 60,457 6,927 8288 7,285 8,765 367 507 196,097 2,o062 127,133 166,271 central western region 346,911 351,56 20.4 17.9 104.6 105.1 9.9 7.1 29.7 37.0 397 502 22.0 22.8 47.6 .3
33,439 33,38 34,354 34,289 3,884 4,414 3,921 4,489 58 73 93,751 111,552 64,871 79,273 Southwestern Region 143,057 154,795 19.8 18.6 131.3 125.6 7.8 6.6 28.1 33.2 383 470 23.1 239 41.8 44.9
135,399 135,229 148,061 147,742 15,482 18,213 16,058 19,041 616 831 408,722 507,761 263,127 334,427 Total, Western District 788,715 823,148 20.1 18.1 111.3 109.9 8.2 6.7 25.5 31.0 351 443 22.6 23.7 44.4 47.2
240,224 240,365 281,560 281,393 35,673 42,424 37,623 45,108 1,766 2,354 985,520 1,215,284 656,267 828,711 United States 2,229,338 2,293,321 22.2 18.7 108.5 108.0 8.9 7.0 22.6 27.5 346 435 25.5 26.6 47.0 49.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road services/
Gross ton-miles Average miles ro t Locomotin-ve- Pound of coal
Gross Net per train mile, Net ton-miles perho perrain-hour, miles pe Gross es, Pounds ofal
e-clinp s excluding lxcmtiegincluding N per 1,000 gross
l oPermcentloaded Per cent eastboundcomotives and irt--iii-------fe-ig- locomotives andd l.- locomo tives and -
Per cent loaded east of total In Excluding locomotives nuand nonrevenuDistrict and region tenders tenders ay tenders, per e of road Net onsum ofd i including
i Excludin locomotives iRevenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1931 1930 1931 1930 131 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Eastern District:
64.1 63.4 585 7.5 49.8 49.8 2,066 2,450 1,776 2,127 636 789 81,252 98,265 New England Region a/ 1,530 1,644 548 610 14.3 13.2 21,854 21,649 43.0 48.2 7,021 8,24 2,780 3,424 122,257 146,519 118 120
59.9 59.8 .4 63.5 50.0 50.0 12362 15077 10 842 13,298 4,193 5,274 61,687 453,756 Great Lakes 1,9 2,050 766 813 15.1 14.3 29,977 29,307 44.7 54.6 14,543 5,757 7,159 713,112 890,861 115 118
59 58.6 .8 .4 49.8 49.5 13,980 7830 12:266 15,3716 5,346 7,008 453,347 593,693 centralEast- 2,C' 2,118 885 945 13.3 12.5 27,O5626,71 2. 51.8 12,36 15,932 6,6 8,35 939,9141,217,840 134 137
59.8 59.5 64.6 63.0 49.9 49.7 28,408 35,357 24,884 31,141 10,175 13,071 896,286 1,145,714 Total, Eastern District 1,963 2,049 803 860 14.1 13.3 27,763 27,181 43.4 52.6 11,613 14,420 5,753 7,349 1,775,283 2,255,220 125 128
Southern District:
56.8 54.9 47.8 45.8 51.2 51.6 5,420 6,762 4,876 6,090 2,570 3,199 115,135 148,232 Pocahorta R3egion 3,064 3,076 1,615 1,616 13.8 13.4 42,351 41,079 44.1 55.7 23,074 28,987 14,137 17,739 259,402 351,256 96 104
59.7 59. 57.9 59.0 49.5 49.1 9,356 11705 8,094 10,200 3,100 4,026 375,228 470,635 Southern Region 1,366 1,451 523 573 15.8 14.9 21,570 21,673 46.9 55.1 7,067 8,839 2,596 3,368 653,148 810,282 140 138
58.7 57.7 54.7 55.0 50.0 49.9 14,776 18,467 12,970 16,290 5,670 7,225 490,363 618,867 Total, Southern District. 1,726 1,808 754 802 15.3 14.6 26,449 26,321 46.3 55.2 9,479 11,857 4,121 5,253 912,550 1,161,538 124 126
Western District:
62.6 62.8 58.8 60.3 50.3 50.8 8,188 10,8 7,102 9,112 2,761 3,721 312,522 393,877 Northwestern Region ..... 1,520 1,653 591 675 14.9 14.0 22,725 23,133 43.6 51.4 5,166 6,0 1,913 2,66 552,101 703,899 135 136
60.7 59.4 61.1 61.8 49.1 48.9 1973 17,6 11970 15,221 4,318 5,551 428,120 540,235 central Western Region 1,728 1,837 62 6 16.2 15. 27,959 28,175 535 623 7,61 9, 2,673 85,6191, ,929
a6.59 .3 01 .76: 1 2 2 11 6'12 3 4 211 _1 17
591 59.1 53.9 55.4 9.0 50.2 674 8,234 5,839 7,216 2,162 2,742 251,440 302,458 Southwestern Region 1,504 1,63 557 601 15.4 14. 23,222 23,859 51.4 58.3 ,50 8, 2,155 2,737 39,223 482535 11 117
60.8 60.3 58.8 59.9 49.4 49.8 28,901 36,053 24,911 31,549 9,241 12,014 992,082 1,236,570 Total, Western District_ 1,609 1,732 597 660 15.6 14.7 25,110 25,513 49.6 57.7 6,507 8,134 2,275 2,961 1,800,943 2,268,363 125 126
60.0 59.5 60.3 60.2 49.7 49.8 72,085 89,877 62,765 78,980 25,086 32,310 2,378,731 3,001,151 United States ................. 1,759 1,862 703 762 15.0 14.1 26,386 26,316 46.4 55.1 8,534 10,647 3,481 4,481 4,488,776 5,685,121 125 127
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service /
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger miles per unserviceable
ct and region road operated (thousands) (housand) pertrainc locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
District and region locomotives consumed petrain er-mile


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1 930 1931o19301strict:9 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
I Eastern Distriot:
723 871 6 22 1069 1096 108 1 6 44,780 42,428 30,427 35,216 75,20 77,644 New England Region g/ ..... 6,896 6,900 2,196 2,320 13,414 14,902 6.44 6.79 79.) 88.6 24.2 16.6 84,390 93,387 15.3 15.3
,2 1,88 1, 46 4538 920 86 4390 285,861 155 92 167,811 450,31 4562 Great lakes Rgion. 21,175 21,789 5 6 6,38 4,355 50,530 8.40 8.30 99.9 lll.9 1.4 23.7 6 1 1g.8
71 188 1 5683 5793 1,76 1,181 133 44,769 12770 61,399 588,973 central Eastern region 22,775 23,3 7,84 ,8 5 ,8 59,057 7.22 720 1013 110 17.,10 3,57 1
8,341 9,072 3,022 2,355 11,363 11,427 2,704 2,223 800,473 777,058 314,021 364,426 1,114,494 1,141,484 Total, Eastern District..... 50,846 51,982 15,926 17,473 111,617 124,489 7.55 7.56 96.8 107.0 24.6 19.3 740,235 865,647 14.9 15.4
Southern District:
1,155 1,144 156 187 1,311 1,1 444 279 96,053 50,618 14,344 19,212 110,397 109,830 Pocahontas Region .. 5,739 5,701 916 1,044 5,457 6,156 6.16 6.08 112.4 122.2 10.1 10.3 498,491 57,23 180 18.8
3,5:1 3,699 853 747 4:394 4446 828 717 256,707 246,071 58,327 75,473 315,034 321,544 Southern Region .... 38,263 38,330 5,309 6,173 32,709 37,858 6.43 6.36 85.5 98.4 20.2 16.8 259,856 309,277 16.4 16.8
4,696 4,843 1,009 934 5,705 5,777 1,272 996 352,760 336,689 72,671 94,685 425,431 431,374 Total, Southern District- 44,002 44,031 6,225 7,217 38,166 44,o14 6.39 6.32 88.7 101.3 19.0 16.0 308,347 366,600 16.6 17.1
Western Distriot:
3,090 ,209 767 706 57 915 1002 721 257,297 258,101 70,162 83,164 327.459 341,265 Northwestern Region 43,788 44, 10 4,591 5,421 26,878 32,504 6.52 6.57 87.1 99.3 20.6 19.2 209,068 249,883 16.7 16.4
S 4074 970 891 64 5 1014 844 271198 62 106,428 362829 956 central western egio-- 51 2 51637 7,207 8,016 49,826 56,407 7.95 .95 115.0 126.1 24.2 18.0 33129 373,038 13.9 13.8
25-12 12,2 239 3 7
S 2,125 51 484 2,578 2, 593 448 117,855 120,49 70,028 74,022 187,883 94 ,71 Southwestern Region- 32,28 32,523 3,287 3,743 20,849 23,703 7.11 6.98 113.1 121.9 20.8 16.9 130613 51,097 13.0 13.2
8,951 9.408 2,248 2,081 11,199 11,489 2,609 2,013 646,350 641,078 231,821 263,614 878,171 904,69? Total, Western District- 127,758 128,670 15,085 17,180 97,553 112,614 7.32 7.30 104.3 115.3 22.2 18.2 670,975 774,018 14.5 14.4
21,988 23.323 6,279 5,370 28,267 28,693 t,>85 5,232 1,799,583 1,754,825 618,513 722,725 2,418,096 2,477,550 united States_ ..._.... 222,606 224,683 37,236 41,870 247,336 281,117 7.25 7.23 98.0 109.0 22.6 18.3 1,719,557 2,006,265 15.0 15.3


M/ Includes Boeton & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines, leseor to New Tork Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotiTes.


Je3713-0o U.. S. GOVERNME PRINTING OFFICEr 132






BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER. 1931 AND 1930

FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Pervice
Averagemilesofell unserviceable unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles laed Car-miles pe
Average miles of road ver mof all Train-miles District and region Cars owned of total on line of ca of total car cca-day per car-day train-mile
operated remain tracked (thousands) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locoot oWed c-mile
oprtdoperated locomotives on line

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern Distrit4:
-657 7 64 s 42 ;,g73 131 778 15 264 15 6oo 17 371 972 1 369 398,455 451,459 211,070 2J2,165 NowEng d Region A/....... 59,509 59,639 26. 1is.6 126.5 129.1 11.6 1.3 24.2 26.6 311 357 1Z.645.2 45-9
559 24'56 63 83 31 5,23 2,59,63 733 Great Lakes Region --... ....... 21,3 28.7 21.1 10.2 105.6 8.9 5.7 24.2 28.3 3 33 24.1 2.8 55 55
31-24 3: 586 5 62 6 65 76:726 71:95 4 42 2,204,375 25 :3-1,427,764 1,6,724.2 35 "28 5.5 55.
27,017 27:073 37:346 37;340 7557 87,235 81:6 97,668 7:341 9856 2:279,630 2,770,953 1:493,559 1,750,859 Central Eastern Region...h/.. 5549,614 559,M 18.9 16.4 107.8 109.2 6.5 5.9 19.1 22.2 313 421 29.8 31.0 52.2 52.8
59,233 59,313 81,774 81,715 154,198 179,225 169,113 198,355 12,655 15,459 4,882,460 5,811,046 3,132,333 3,600,755 Total, Eastern District.- 1,024,232 1,040,429 23.6 18.5 109.1 108.9 7.8 6.0 21.5 24.9 345 421 26.4 27.4 53.0 53.5
Southern District:
00 5,9O3 7 go4 7 745 19 416 22,841 20 749 24 800 831 1,148 713,568 831,475 553,854 642,903 Pocahontas Region --........ 121,730 119,336 10.9 15.1 91.2 87.5 2.5 2.9 34.2 42.3 849 1,062 44.1 446.5 6 65.5
39,825 39,858 44:144 4 5;1J 72 865 81,997 74,893 84:427 1,3,94 1:546 1669'104 1,974,193 1,070,032 1,244,709 Southern Region ............ ...... 304,229 07,130 18. 162 lO.9 i o0 11.1 8.3 25.7 30.2 373 460 23.3 24.9
45,861 45,841 51,948 51,893 92,281 104,838 95,642 109,227 2,225 2,694 2,382,672 2,805,668 1,623,886 1,887,612 Total, Southern District 425,959 426,466 17.0 15.9 101.0 99.4 8.9 7.0 27.9 33.2 496 608 29.9 30.7 44.4 45.7
Weitern District:
4s,269 48 ,7 0 2 944 3:031 55 96L 66 261 58 49 6 69,854 2,348 2,929 1,505,476 1,870,812 892,636 1,075,689 Northwestern Region...... 306,829 317,539 18.8 16.8 107.5 106.0 6.4 5.7 21.8 26.2 432 423 24.3 25.4 43.8 45.5
536^ 53f,376 i60: 678 2 2 0 269 93 157 84 515 99 066 4 340 6:110 2:361:192 2,817,918 1,483,217 1,712,878 Central Western Region 348,823 349,518 19.3 17.4 105.2 106.6 .0 6.1 314 36,4 431 520 22.4 22.9 4.8 49.9
33'412i 33259 34,337 2 47:059 54,339 47,931 55'367 780 926 1,205,070 1,457,z53 815,67 952,521 Southwestern Region 148,849 158,230 19. 17.1 130.5 127.3 7-8 6.o 31.1 35.8 434 525 23.3 24.2 43.9 45.3
135,364 135,027 147,959 147,512 183,292 213,757 190,932 224,287 7,468 9,965 5,071,738 6,146,183 3,191,529 3,741,088 Total, Western District... 804,501 825,287 19.2 17.1 110.8 110.3 7.4 5.9 27.8 32.5 395 485 23.2 24.0 46.0o 47.2
240o458 240 181 281,61 281,120 429,771 497,820 455,687 531,869 22,348 28,118 12,336,870 14,762,897 7,947,748 9,229,455 United States ................... 2,254,692 2,292,182 20.51 17.4 108.2 107.6 7-8 6.1 24.9 29.1 3901 477 25.7 26.6 48.2 49.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
G---------rossNiGross ton-miles Average miles d er ostnh o Gross ton-miles, Ponds of coal
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hu, prtain-h ou, cmioes p r owpeon-ml,,,,onds f oa
Train-hours loexcludhng excluding inilesngpetrto-mil1
------oc l div sn d per train-m ile trains in freight l o omo tiv e- loc mo vs d NetovNet tons of coal N
Per cent loaded Penaded Per cent eastbound itrict and region teSande sece mtS and dy tenderse tr pern aroad c me including
eaet rc eto Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks Ne locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
21 51 [ 2 392Eastern District:
65.4 659. 5 5-1 Z6.9 49.7 49.7 24 943 28,16o 21,513 24,392 7,813 918o 1,002,608 1,177,716 N gew EngdndRegion At .. 1561 1,598 567I 6e 13.7 I13.0 21,45 20,711 46.2 52.6 7,588 8,540 3,055 3,572 1,463,224 1,649,839 117 IN1
60. 61.6 64.6 2 02 50.2 154'82 179,051 135,548 158 163 53'068 a,287 4'477,098 5,482,911 Great Lakes Region .......... 2,033 2,o61 796 838 14.9 14.0 30,276 28'846 49.8 58.2 13,338 15,538 6,470 7,841 8,537,822 l0,164,301 111 114
60o. 61.3 63.3 61.7 49:. 50.0 174:309 211,947 153:292 187:439 67,830 85,967 5:602:137 7,143,894 central Eastern Region 1/- 2,078 2:149 920 985 13.2 12.2 27,363 26,238 46.9 54.1 13,974 16,994 7,517 9,507 11,192,623 13,630,736 128 129
60.9 61.7 63.5 61.7 50.0 50-1 353,333 419,158 310,353 369,994 128,711 159,434 11,081,843 13,804,521 Total, Eastern District 2,013 2,064 835 890 13.9 13.0 28,oo006 26,802 48.0 55.6 12,937 15,358 6,506 8,048 21,193,669 25,443,876 120 121
50 26.4 4 6-7 44. 50.4 50-7 66 598 77,406 59 915 69I81i 31,494 37,39 1,412,887 1,726,067 P cahi .... 3,086' 3,056 1,622 1,622 13.7 13.2 42 407 40o445 48.4 60.0 25,550 29,924 15,622 18,533 3106,310 3,808,930 9 98
3 592 58. 5 50:5 117,5 13,807 1 ;962 121317 39,709 9;o6o 4:703,5301 5,682:872 .o:hern R gion4..................... 1 ,399 1, 40 '545 598 15.5 14.4 21,679 21,348 52.0 59.0 7,973 9,413 2,985 3,685 7,901,463 9,211,279 15P 133
59.5 59.8 55.4 54.3 50.2 50.2 184,157 216,213 161,877 191,128 71,203 86,099 6,116,188 7,408,939 Total, Southern District 1,754 1,823 772 821 15.1 14.2 26,467 25,797 51.2 59.2 10,614 12,475 4,648 5,623 11,00oo7,773 13,020,209 120 120
62.8 63-5 ( i-9 i 7: q- IO7 104,254 128,254 91 ,095 113,001 36,596 47,586 3,874,460 4,926,237 Northwestern Region 1,628 1,705 654 18 14.4 13"5 23,512 22,953 46.8 55-8 5,896 7,241 2,2701 2,945 6463,3890 8,120,197 124 127
61.4 62.2 .9 0 1 9.6 65,831 195,577 144,1 o 171,333 52,837 64 642 5,035,365 6:232,8o4 Central Western Region 1196 1 839 658 694 15-9 14.9 28,626 27,489 55.7 64.0 8,183 9,709 2,947 3,625 9,613,754 11,581,36z 116 118
59.6 60-5 57:1 55.2 50.2 50-3 92:624 103:240 75,599 90:884 28,138 35,338 3,073,:70 3,777755 Southwestern Region. 1,606 1,673 598 650 15.3 14.4 24,597 24,058 55.7 65.3 7,553 9,045 2,521 3,181 4,717,609 5,705,23 109 Ill
61.4 62.2 59.5 58.2 49.9 50.0 356,709 427,071 310,834 375,218 117,571 147,566 11,983,295 14,936,796 Total, Western District. 1,696 1,755 641 690 15.3 14.3 25,939 25,120 52.6 61.5 7,218 8,668 2,600 3,272 20,794,743 25,406,800 117 119
60.8 61.5 60.3 58.8 50.0 50.0 894,199 1,062,442 783,064 936,340 317,485 393,099 29,181,326 36,150,256 united States ................... 1,822 1,881 739 790 14.7 138 26,834 25,901 50.5 58.6 9,505 11,315 3,953 4,900 52.996,185 63,870,885 119 I 120
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service d/
P~ssenger- Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Tram-miles Passenger-tram car-miles traencgars miles per unserviceable
tr. locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) per train a locomotives Net tons o per passenger-
day ocomtive conumedper passenger-
9consumed r caran -mile


1931 19 30 19 31 19 30 1 931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
7 87 867 288 199 1 075 1 066 130 166 44,138 41,023 31,123 35,967 75,261 4476,90 New EnglandRegion A/............ 6,910 6,966 26,207 o 2,764 165,998 180,010 6.69 6.84 87.1 95.6 21.0 14.8 1,011,652 1,089,635 14.s 1 4.
S2661 i57 1 1 5 4':5 456 92 8 9 2 7 66 16 89 If :7 G4 8 4 4 reat Lakes Region-.. ...... .._ 21,54 21,916 69,92 76,374 34,14 608,443 8.42 8.29 107.7 120.8 28.5 21.159 1,15, 6 682027nr1309,971 3,878,809 13.0 13.
3,57 3 ',58o 4',556 92 81 292,296 I274'66? 168924,
613 o'931 1,074 99 5 7 5:900 1,542 1,182 456:332 0;974 136 39 169,826 592,728 610 central Eastern Region ./i_ 22,907 23,509 96,243 105,377 46:315 708,997 7.25 7-17 110.0 117.2 16-7 15.3 4,501,108 5,143,929 15.7 16A
8,666 9,395 2,676 2,127 11,342 11,522 2,604 2,229 792,766 756,664 324,411 376,071 1,117,177 1,132,735 Total, Eastern Distriot.... 51,364 52,391 191,432 209,514 1,361,627 1,497,450 7.61 7.56 105.1 114.8 21.8 17.3 8,822,731 10,112,372 14.5 14.9
Southern District:
1,189 1,100 146 196 1 335 1 296 4 ( 235 95,114 83,724 15,905 20,74o 111,019 L04, 464 Pocahont as Region ....... 5,727 5:666 10,982 12,102 66:J33 72,730 6.24 6.21 119.4 130.4 10.4 10:5 '570,470 62.7,765 17.4 17-'
3,561 3:657 828 705 4:399 4:"362 7 3 628 2I 5356 237,621 65,2:2 1,746 319,138 319,367 Southern Region__. ..3,271 3s8,400 6 36 74o,170 41832 475,837 6.70 6.64 93- 103.4 19.2 16.2 3,227,876 3,6a,355 15.9 15.9
4,750 4,757 974 901 5,724 5,658 1,193 863 348,970 321,345 81,187 102,486 430,157 423,831 Total, Southern District. 43,998 44,066 76,018 86,272 484,965 548,567 6.63 6.58 96.8 106.6 18.1 15.5 3,798,346 4,312,120 16.1 16.1
Western District:
3 162 3 25 732 655 3894 3:908 944 641 258,462 250,419 71,381 86,289 329,843 336,708 Northwestern Region............ 44,133 44,943 55,879 64,933 340,864 401,078 6.77 6.73 94.9 107.3 20.3 17.6 2,462,963 2,913,169 15.5 15.5
319 2' 2 06 921 7 831e 272',631 2 1 94, 13 112 ,163 67' 04 372'481 85,478 94,958 615,081 696,042 8.21 8.19 122.6 I136.7 20.7 16.7 53,842,773 4,556316 13.0 13.0
3: 5 5 4:773 4 9 1 1, 087 31 2 7 2 0:6315 0318 9 1 1 : 6 3 4 4 3 2 4 1Central Weste rn R g o ... 51:651 51,550 85 4 89 6 5: :13 03 (
,108 2,140 512 1 2620 5 2581 56 420 120,i6 120,645 73,670 80,821 194:285 201:466 southwestern Region-............. 32,402 32416 38,960 43,92 247,397 279,454 7.06 6.94 116.9 127.1 18.2 17.3 1,515,078 1,752,486 12.7 12.9
9,121 9,459 2,166 1,951 11,287 11,410 2,591 1,892 651,708 631,382 239,464 279,273 891,172 I910,655 Total, western District- 128,186 128,909 180,317 203,833 1,203,342 1,376,574 7.51 7.45 111-3 123.8 20.0 17.2 7,820,814 9,021,971 13.6 13.7
22,537 23,611 5,816 4,979 28,353 28,590 6,388 4,984 1,793,444 1,709,391 645,062 757,830 2,438,506 2,467,221 United States............ ..... 223,548 225,366 447,767 499,619 3,049,934 3,422,591 7.39 7.-33 105-7 116.6 20.4 16.9 20,441,891 23,446,463 14.4I 14.6


Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
S Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
o/Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed. / .
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


NOVEMBER, 1931


Subject to revision.







21:S 3//z


Subject to revision.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1931 AND 1930


Statement No. M-210
DECEMBER, 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (housands) Percent Perentall cars percent Net ton-milesCarmiles per
Average miles of road Average miles of all m- Prnp helr Lh L eunserviceable on line of cars unoerviceb Car-miles per Net ton-miles oCar-mies per
arAverage miles o road ntoacks Tramml District and region Cars owned of totallne of total cars car-day per car-day prlad train-mile
operated operated ( nd) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives ne on line c-ml


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
eastern Distriot:
7,646 7,683 o 9,871 1,167 1,321 1,313 1,82 74 95 30,780 35987 17,087 20,390 Ne. EnglndoRgion / ....-- 55,7 8 59,546 34.0 20.5 133.2 126.5 13.2 9.9 20.8 24.2 260 320 19.4 20.8 .42.01 43.7
24515 24 5 3 4 3580 5372 6 324 43 6, 810 311 418 165,463 19,21 109,044 15,11 great Lakes Region .......... 6 418,728 32.5 24.6 109. 107.8 10.9 6.6 19.8 23.6 286 355 24.0 25 2.1
27,015 27, 37449 37,381 5,909 7:065 go90 7,825 569 707 167:170 200,091 115,701 13,721 central Eastern Region...... 546,036 549,963 21.0 17.7 10. 108.7 7-2 6.4 15.7 18.6 280 339 30.2 31 9 7
59,201 59,283 81,758 81,832 12,448 14,710 13,546 16,117 954 1,220 363,413 430,499 241,832 299,522 Total, Eastern District.. 1,009,159 1,028,237 26.8 20.7 109.3 109.3 9.1 6.7 17.7 20.9 281 344 26.4 27.9 49.6 50.6
SouthernnD.stri st:-.2.3/.2 45.1 62.3 6.4
6,047 6,011 7,808 7,780 11466 1,856 1,539 1,996 57 84 50,642 60,111 39,242 50,076 sPoca ontas Region............. 118,638 121,652 14.0 13.7 93.4 91.9 2.2 2.3 26.2 31.8 651 782 .2 5.1 62.3 60.
39,798 39:8 105 4,18 5,813 6,916 5,93 7,090 104 130 121,349 147,798 82,317 102,905 Southern Region ...................... 299,396 306,125 19.4 17.9 105.5 106.3 12.4 9.3 20.8 24.9 291 372 23.5 25.3 36.o 37.2
45,845 45,855 51,913 51,928 7,279 8,772 7,473 9,086 161 214 171,991 207,909 121,559 152,981 Total, Southern District. 418,0334 427,777 18.1 16.9 102.0 102.2 9.7 7.5 22.2 26.6 384 476 29.6 31.0 41.3 42.1
Western District:
48,144 48 46 52 874 53,003 4,4476 5,076 4,644 5,303 173 222 103,779 127,837 64,326 72,677 Northwestern Region 298,083 316,292 20.1 17.4 109.0 107.0 6.5 5.7 16.7 19.1 238 302 23.1 24.8 38.5 140.5
53 791 53:172 6 438 6, 02 7 454 6701 7818 312 398 165,571 207,158 107,020 132,249 central Western Region ..... 3,422 392 20.9 18.7 105.3 105.6 9.6 6.4 24.1 29.7 328 133 22.4 23.9 43.5 46.5
33,363 33,391 34:287 3296 3,817 337 387 ,397 57 70 83,601 103,537 57,607 74,800 Southwestern Region ....... 141,859 154,767 19.0 19.1 129.7 124.1 7-6 6.7 24.8 29.9 327 413 22.3 23.8 37.9 42.1
135,298 135,209 14,o006 147,737 14,695 16,867 15,192 17,518 542 690 352,951 438,532 228,953 279,726 Total, Western District.. 786,364 820,303 20.2 18.3 111.1 109.6 8.0 6.2 21.5 25.8 294 380 22.6 24.1 40.5 43.5
240,344 240,347 281,677 281,497 34,422 40,349 36,211 42,721 1,657 2,124 888,355 1,076,940 592,344 732,229 United States 2,213,557 2,276,317 22.4 19.0 108.6 108.1 8.8 6-7 19.9 123-7 304 381 25.5 27.0 44.0 45.8
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) ilTrafic density Coal consumption in road service c/
osto n Average milesocom e- Gross ton Loco-miles, Pounds of coal
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-mles per hoor, per train-hour, gilPounds of col
Train-uors excluding pNertron-milea isnreh todin moti e- nNt ton-miles Nl p ,
Per ent loaded Per cent eastoundTromotive aain-ou per trained mil raiei fright locomotives and locomotives ande o ad Net tons of coal pe
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per of tound Distrt and region tenders tenders da tenders, per per d consumed including
Per cent loaded ast of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Ditrict and region tenderstenderse in tende racks, per per day consumed including
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District' 4 7 7,4 2 1 1 1, 1
64.3 63.8 57.1 6.7 4 9.5 149. 1969 2,092338 1,681 2,018 59489147 81,68 98,290 New England Region / 1,443 1,528 512 566 11-3 1.1 20,623 20,534111.9 16.6 6,17 7,6140 o2522 3,138 126,273 1119,621 128 128
60.3 58 .9 6503 50.0 11692 ,097 10,207 12,369 3,965 11,615353561 434',7G reatLakes-n1,900 1,956 738 781 5. 2 11:5 28,870 28,52 42.8 51.14 ,931 13,150 217 6517 714,01 89,o061 122 126
591- 58.9 66.0 65.5 149.8 50-0 13,160 16,8 11,1452 14021 5,049 6:290 10 ,114 554',924 central Eastern Region 14 1,938 1,985 854 890 13.1 12.7 26,021 25,271 39.9 48.0 11,336 13,876 6,024 7,502 938,180 1,177,525 143 116
60.0 59.0 65.1 64.3 50.0 49.9 26,821 32,515 23,343 28,411 9,612 11,998 875,313 1,087,957 Total, Eastern District .... 1,875 1,931 772 816 14.2 13.5 26,668 26,114 41.3 49.2 10,582 12,817 5,237 6,529 1,778,469 2,216,210 133 136
Southern District:
56 3 54.6 513 148.9 50.5 50.7 4 741 5,798 4,246 5,172 2,237 2,708 105,642 136,234 P ocahonts.Region 2,897 2,786 1,526 1,459 13.9 13.6 40,193 37,966 387 49.7 19,587 24,042 11,933 14,534 243,357 332,187 103 115
59:6 590 591 590 50.2 49.:9 8:7418 10:906 7:516 9:429 2,846 3:747 361,405 456,136 Southern Region 1,293 1,363 490 542 16.1 15.2 20,79 20,670 44.3 52.3 6,398 7,969 2,307 3,033 630,709 813,786 14,4 149
58.6 57.6 56.8 56.1 50.3 50.1 13,489 16,704 11,762 14,601 5,083 6,455 467,047 592,370 Total, Southern District 1,616 1,664 698 736 15.6 14.8 25,184 24,648 43.0 51.7 8,382 10,377 3,577 4,541 874,066 1,145,973 130 137
Western District1
61.7 63.8 55.8 58.1 0.2 50.8 7,224 8 ,860 6,268 7,685 2,396 ,168 297,677 46o,76a NorthetrnRegion 1,4, 1,514 535 624 1o 141 1 7210':776a Northwestern e4 Se e, 3 1.Region ,2 ,i4o 529,822 631,280 1 43

60.7 61.1 56.2 58.7 49.2 49.8 25,158 31,282 21,561 27,153 7,968 10,581 924,977 1,125,644 Total, Western District 1,467 1,610 542 627 15.9 15.0 23,310 24,122 46.0 51.3 5,483 6,830 1,900 2,524 1,683,002 2,052,356 134 131
60.0 59.5 60.0 60.4 49.7 149.9 65,468 8o,501 56,666 70,165 22,663 29,034 2,267.337 2,805,971 United States 1,646 1,739 658 720 15.2 14.4 24,992 25,006 ,4.5 50.6 7,498 9,225 3,042 3.897 4,335,537 5,414,539 132 135
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight carson line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service /
Locomotive- Per cent _______________________________
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger miles per unserviceable
trane locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) per train day locomotives consumed pera;,eng lr-r
consumed train car-m ile


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

3,0 89 N E g1,09 o 01 17, 45 664 44,584 28 61 30,t717 74,277 75, EnanReion 6,898 6,900 2,309 2,489 14 365 16,215 6.5 6.6 80.3 91.9 24.6 16.2 96,32 105,892 16.2 15
71 7, 451,6 Great Lakes Region 21,202 21,723 6:021 6:716 148,:23 3 1 .5 8.1 102.3 116.7 30.2 23.6 303,13,649
79 419 21 .2.111 ,.561 11,533 9 9116 g918 299,114 00,8 1 4911178,3 150,573 5
508 4715 1,198 1,017 5,706 5,732 1,699 1,391 469,166 462,649 111,680 135,153 580,86 597,802 Central Eastern Region.. .. 22,771 23,312 8,401 9,33 56921 63,113 1 724 103.2 1151 1.2 15 2 413,476 5 1 5 17
8,292 9,002 3,044 2,355 11,336 11,357 2,746 2,483 813,944 808,052 289,024 316,315 1,102,968 1,124,367 Total, Eastern District.. 50,871 51,935 16,731 18,539 119,709 132,341 7.72 7-55 98.7 111.6 23-7 18.4 812,985 958,356 15.2 16.0

1,1144 1,164 186 15 1,330 134 94 363 99,586 96,618 11,222 15,112 110,808 11,760 iSouthern Districto5963 11820 17.1
3,545 3,656 850 798 4,395 4 5 713 263,835 256,06 51,911 68,478 315,76 325284 Sthern Regon 38,253 38,333 5,657 611 36,915 43,087 6.77 6.72 90.3 102.6 18.8 16.1 290,140 351,980 1.2 16.8
4,689 4,820 1,036 983 5,725 5,803 1,339 1,076 363,421 353,454 63,133 83,590 426,554 437,044 Total, Southern District 43,977 44,033 6,620 7,738 42,943 49,966 6.73 6.68 93.0 105.5 17.5 15.2 342,772 415,182 16.4 17.0
Western District:
050 3254 7673,3937 1,077 952 261,309 265,575 ,6 72,705 3211,785 3r, 20SNorthwesterRegion ..7.7......95.. 8,3150 4 07 ,4142 53,268 ,1 8.86.67 16:5 10-5. 103-3 9. 19 8.61 8i16 6 14.2 16.0
,672 68989 1,116 1,039 278,585 272,7o6 86,361 95,961 3614916 3b8 667 Central Western Region ... 51.1129,277,495 ,6.67 6.5 .5. 103.3 19.6,18.6 39,821 16.9
2,96 2,120 92 59 2:588 2:62 629 52 121,53 126,2148 62,13 65,866 183:9147 192:11 Southwestern Region. 32,191 32528 3,373 3,856 22,036 2,814 7.1 7.08 112.9 121.8 17.3 15.9 138,418 165,085 13.1 13.7
8,818 9,354 2,227 2,096 11,045 11,450 2,822 2,515 661,428 664,529 212,250 234,532 873,678 899,061 Total, Western District.- 127,594 128,593 15,695 18,040 104,521 120,782 7.50 7.42 105.7 117.6 20.9 17.8 743,363 854,159 1411.9 14.8
21,799 23,176 6,307 5,434 28,106 28,610 6,907 6,074 1,838,793 1,826,035 564,407 634',437 2,403,200 2,60472 United States...... .............. 222,442 224,561 39,046 44,317 267,173 303,089 7.45 7.34 100.2 112.7 21-5 17.6 1,899,120 2,227,697 15.3 15.7


Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating stataitics are reported separately.
/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
SIncludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) confused in generating power for electric locomotives.


J6e3713-0 U. s. GOveRNME PRING oICE Is






Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 148 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 157 railways and from 145 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 154 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1931 AND 1930


DECEMBER, 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (ouands) Car-miles (thousands) unPervi cent Per cent all cars unservi cable Car-mles per Net ton-miles Net ton-males Car-miles per
Average miles of road verag ilef all Train-miles District and region Cars owned of toon line of of total cars car-day per car-day train-mile
operated operated and) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
7,656 7,693 9,839 9,872 i14,945 16,585 16,913 18,852 1,046 1,464 429,235 487,446 228,157 253,555 New England Region _a 59,197 59,630 27.4 18.8 127.0 128.9 11. 8.5 24.0 26.4 307 196 45
24,588 24,057 34,620 34,508 72,0411 8,050 77,596 90,126 4,653 5,653 2,369,838 2,783,055 1,536,748 1,752,142 Great Lakes Region ............. 461 1421,110 29. 1.14 108.3 105.8 92.1 21.9 337 14926 21 3410.1 95.9 52.6
27,019 27 0 37,354 37,3 7966 94 300 88,150 105,494 7,910 9,563 2, 56,811 2,971,058 1,609,260 1,894,581 Central Eastern Regio .. .k/i 548,622 557,679 19.1 16.5 107.8 109.365 027.9 314
59,263 59,310 81,813 81,724 166,650 193,935 182,659 214,472 13,609 16,680 5,245,884 6,241,559 3,374,165 3,900,278 Total, Eastern District.... 1,022,280 1,038,419 23.9 18.7 109.2 109.0 7.9 6.1 21.2 24.5 340 415 26.4 27.5 52.7 53.3
Southern Distriot:
,8 22,28 26,795 87 1,231 764210 891,586 593,0 6 62%: SPouantas Region .... 121,473 019,51 18 1 1 0 5.41 1.9 2.5 2.1 33.5 41.3 3 1,036 414.1 14.4.6 66.0 65.2
6 7 6,i 8794920,827 91,517 1,1498 1,677 1,790,:453 2,121,991 1,152,349 1,3 7,N Southern Region .303,821 307,051 199I :.I0I1io 2

45,859 5,43 51,95 51,896 99,560 113,609 103,115 118,312 2,385 2,908 2,554,663 3,013577 1,745,445 2,040,593 Total, Southern District 425,294 426,580 17.1 16.0 101.2 99.6 9.0 7.0 27.4 32.6 486 597 29.9 30.7 44.2 45.5
Western Distriot:
48,258 48,374 52,938 53,029 60,5440 71,337 63,130 75,158 2,521 3,151 1609,255 1,998,649 956,962 1,1e,366 NortWestern Region... 306102 17436 1 .4 105.2 166.14 30 35 22 512 22.14 2.0 4.4 149.4
92 5 3 ,9 991,216 6, 4,652 6,507 2,526,763 3,025076 1,590,937 ,145,127 Central western Regaion 31,68 I 9'44 19 17.5 15.2 1o6.5 8.0 .1 30.7 35./2 2.2.4
533402 33,870 314,326 314683 5 5 ,6 51, 510 4 4 8 996 1,528,Z6 1, 356,90 3,2833 South.estern Regioon1.... 49,386 157849 19.5 17.3 130.3 127.1 7.8 6.0 30.4 35.3 422 516 23.3 24.2 43.4 45.1
135,352 135,042 147,956 147,531 197,986 230,625 206,124 241,806 8,011 10,654 5,424,689 6,584,715 3,420,482 4,020,814 Total, Western District. 804,176 824,756 19.3 17.2 110.8 110.3 7.4 5.9 27.2 31.9 386 476 23.1 24.0 45.6 47.0
240o,474 240,195 281714 281151 464,196 538,169 491,898 574,590 24,005 30,242 13,225,236 15,839,851 8,540,092 9,961,685 Unted States 2,251,750 2 289,755 20.7 17.5 10.2 107.7 7.9 6.2 24.5 28.7 382 469 25.7 26.7479
Car-miles Ton-miles (mlliohans) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service i /
Gross ton-Ailes Gross tonmir Locomotive- Grotonmiles, Pounds of coal
Gross Net per train mile, Net ton-miles peroe per train hour, exdmilesP
excluding train-mile trainsexcludin g locomotive including Ne t t onp of coal ter .. holes,
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound district and region and peen freight an day ocomives and perper mileof Neto of oal umed includinges,
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mle of main tracks locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1 193 1930193 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern .iustrct:
65.3 65.8 58.0 56.9 9.7 49.6 26912 30,4 23,196 26,411 8,411 9,927 1,084,246 1,276,006 Now Egland Region / 1,552 1,592 563 59 8 21,394 20,698 45.8 52.1 7,1494 8,464 355010 3535 1,59,710 1,79986 118 11
60.7 61.14 64-.7 62.5 99 50.2 167 90,32 57,033 69,248 14,80,659 5,917,654 Great Lakes Region-. ......... 2,023 2,053 792 834 1.0 30,13 28,818 49.25576,20 6
60.3 61 63.5 620 500 187,48 228,027 164 .7Z5 201 72 9 92,257 60 ,251 7,698,818 Central Eastern Region.. 2,068 2,136 915 978 13.2 12.227,26526,168 6.3 53.6 1,750 16.729 7,390 9,337 12,130,75714,808,135 129 130
60.9 61.5 63.6 61.8 50.0 50.1 380,154 451,672 333,696 398,405 138,323 171,432 11,957,156 14,892,478 Total, Eastern District 2,002 2,054 830 884 13.9 13.0 27,908 26,752 47.4 55.0 12,730 15,142 6,395 7,919 22,972,305 27,658.277 121 122
Southern District:
56:. 56.3 17.0 :14 50.4 5O.7 71,339 3,2o4 64,162 74,983."33730 39,717 1518,529 1,862,301 Pocahontas Region 3,073 3,036 1615 1,60 13.8 13.3 142,253 10,26. 147.659.1 25,043129,142315,308 1192 3,319,66711141,117 914 100
61.2 59,2 58 .1 50.0 126,3 149,71 1,901477 130145 5 52,07 5,0614706 6,139,008 Southern Region 1,391 ,1471 5141 59 155 14 21,616 21,297 51 58.4 7.8 9,291 2,928 3,630 8,527,82710,020,970 135 131

59.4 59.6 55.5 54.4 50.2 50.2 197,644 232,918 173,639 205,728 76,285 92,554 6,583,235 8,001,309 Total, Southern District 1,744 1,811 766 815 15.1 14.2 26,376 25,712 50.5 58.6 10,424 12,296 4,557 5,531 11,877,494 14,162,087 120 122
Western District:
62s 137,113 9,363 120,67 38,92 753 4,172,1 5,286,Z99 Northwestern Region. 1,611 1,692 645 1 14.5 13.5 23,336 22,827 46.3 54.9 5,772 7,084 2,214 2,874 6,99 202 8,751,477 125 128
8662 140, 6,57 9,59.01547 5,1426,14 73,central Western eg5 1,78091,831 56 52 16.0,1.0,28,62512,,693155.2163.19,555N288:3571113,07
59.6 60.3 56.9 55.4 50.2 50.3 927,691 110,8514 80,78 197,505 30,001 37,797 3,309,6"42 4,061,972 Southnestern gion. 1,588 1:662 590 644 15.4 114.4 24,u408 2o4,004 55.1 614.4 7,397 8,885 2,461 3,112 5,088,956 6,168,868 110 il
61.3 62.1 59.3 58.3 49.9 49.9 381,868 458,353 332,395 402,372 125,540 158,147 12,908,272 16,062,440 Total, Western District 1,679 1,745 634 686 15.3 14.4 25,751 25,050 52.1 60.6 7,071 8,512 2,541 3,208 22,476,225 27,459,702 118 120
60.8 61.4 60.3 58.9 50o0 50.0 959,666 1,142,943 839,730 1,006,505 340,148 422,133 31,448,663 38,956,227 united States 1,809 1,870 733 7814 14.8 13.8 26,702 25,837 149.9 589.o 9,333 11,138 3,875 14,815 57,326,024 69,280,o66 119 121
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service d/
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average milesof Train-miles Pasengr trancar-miles Paeng loer Net tons of colunsevice
prtraisu locomotive- of totaoal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed tram car-nle



1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 193 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930
Eastern District:
936 New England Region A4 6, o4.6,961 28,516 30,22 1SO,364 1 96,22 6.6.6814 86.5 95.3 21.3114,9 ,108,330 ,94,298 14 1
80 868 294 200 1,074 1,068 12 168 44,269 41,324 0,896 35,512 75,165 72 1rewat Region. 6,909 6,961 7 :002 859 70 3 1 2 6 1. 28 2:3 2 1
6 912 1 4 97 5 5 1,556 1,199 457,9 314,287 166,8 59173 609,791 Central Eastern Region.__ 22,895 23 92 10.644 11 ,711 703,235 772,111 7.2 7.18 109.4 117.1 16.8 15.3 ,91 3 5,632,3 15.8 1.3
8,635 9,362 2,704 2,147 11,339 11,509 2,617 2,251 794,490 761,212 321,353 370,866 1,115,843 1,132,078 Total, Eastern District... 51,326 52,353 208,162 228,053 1,481,336 1,629,791 7.62 7.55 104.5 114.6 21.9 17.4 9,636,030 11,069,798 14.5 14.9
Southern District
1,186 1,105 149 195 100 54 245 5, 8 4,801 15512 20 ,270 110,999 105,071 Pocahontas Region ...... 5,727 5,669 11,945 13,199 72,361 79,608 6.26 6,23 117.9 130.1 10.2 10.3 623,102 690,967 17.4 17.6
3559 3657 831 713 4:390 4:370 752 636 255,10 239236 61475 80634 319,355 319,70 Southern Region.... 38,8, 8394 70693 80811 455547 518924 6.71 6.65 93.5 103.3 19.1 162 3,517,84 4,03601 15.9 .
4,745 4,762 980 908 5,725 5,670 1,206 881 350,667 324,037 79,687 100,904 430,354 424,941 Total, Southern District 43,997 44,063 82,638 94,010 527,908 598,532 6.64 6.59 96.5 106.5 18.1 15.5 4,140,946 4,726,983 16.1 16.2
Western District:
3 52 2531 735,6589557 667 250,7 251,654 72,67 1 25,151,393 336,805 Northwestern Region............... 44,111 44,905 60706 70 4 370,080 435,852 6.766.72 94.5 107.0 20.2 1.6 2,698,082 3,190,145 15.6 15.6
30159 463 73 21, 9 9 10 72196 Central Western Region...... 51,636 51,5 ?2,974 10668 356 757 206 8.20 8.18 121.9 135.9 20.9 16.9 4,211,718 4'768,550 13.1 13.0
,139 511 2 050 849 2,3 93,799 6 200670 southwestern Regon ........ 32,33 32, ,333 4,798 26933 3 299 7.08 6.95 116.5 126.6 18.1 17.3 1,652,939 1,917,152 12.713.0
9,095 9,450 2,172 1,963 11,267 11,413 2,611 1,945 653,350 6341,149 237,592 275,522 890,942 909,671 Total, Western District 128,130 128,886 196,013 221,873 1,307,863 1,497,357 7.51 7.44 110.8 123.2 20.1 17.2 8,562,739 9,875,847 13.7 13.8
22,475 23574 5,856 5,018 28,331 28,592 6,434 5,077 1,798,507 1,719,398 638,632 747,292 2,437,139 22,466,690 United states ........ 223,453 225,302 486,813 543,936 3,317,107 3,725,680 7.40 7.33 105.3 116.2 20.5 17.0 22,339,715 25,672,6298 14.5 | 14.7
.-/--------- k-- t N Y ntral. for which operatinO statiticer r+ reported separately.


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Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
_/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
SIncludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hour per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.