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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 145 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 155 railways and from 141 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 151 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1932 AND 1931


Statement No. M-210
JANUARY, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thowands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all Per cent Net ton-miles
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles District and region Car owned un ble on line of carsunerviceable Carmilesper Net ton-miles per loaded C-ies per
operated operated and) principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives wn online car-


1932 1931 1932 1931. 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1 9 19 192 1931. 192 1931 193 32 193 12 1932 1931

Eastern District:
7,636 7,683 9,794 9,871 1,118 1,341 1,271 1,511 73 95 0 37.048 16,823 20,43 New England Region /..... 55,753 5590 1 126.9 21.7 26 271 317 19.5 21 1 36
362 24,011 33751 33,83 5122 6133 9 6616 312 422 667 200150 103,220 128,783 lreat Lakes Region.. .... 406,833. 111 .228 a 108.7 1 1. 19.9 2.1 286 31 23 2 536 54
27,58 27,513 37,825 37,95 5,944 7,203 560 8,053 567 747 173,250 214,592 115,106 144,19 Central Eastern Region / 556051 5604477 1061 7. 7 5.8 15.8 19.2 279 61 29. 31.4 9.5 50.8
59,056 59,207 81,370 81,670 12,184 14,677 13,280 16,180 952 1,264 370,166 151,790 235,149 293,460 Total, Eastern District. 1,012,637 1,027,605 28 ,4 21.2 3 i ., .8 6.2 17.8 21.6 281 364 25.8 27.8 50.7 51.8
Southern District: a.
6,077 6,011 i .838 7,779 1,435 1,916 1,509 2,079 59 91 52,426 67,101 4 39,3417 51,933 Pocahontas Region .......... 118,567 121,8143 13. 13.5 t 2.7 2 26.8 314.9 670 877 13.7 44..6 614.9 63.1
39,780 39,8s45 1.,086 4,153 5,731 6,950 5,856 7,132 102 136 127,4116 158,212 79,406 98,951 Southern Region ...... ..... 29918 306:01I 20.0 18.8 10"- 1.,I 12:5 9:4 21. 1 255 298 3991 23.0 250 370 380
45,857 45,856 51,924 51,932 7,166 8,866 7,365 9,211 161 227 179,842 225,316 118,753 150,884 Total, Southern District 417,751 427,857 18.4 17.6 10 .i 1i. 10.0 7.6 22.6 27.9 394 516 29.0 30.9 42.6 43.4
Western District:
48,139 48,309 52,868 52,964 4,357 5,078 4,533 5,322 181 209 102,025 133,370 59,55 15,943 NorthwesternRegion 296,021 316,537 20.5 17.7 06. 6.5 5.7 16.1 20.1 236 35 23.2 24.6 38.0 42.2
53,499 53,292 60,56o 60,265 6,287 7203 6603 7569 335 396 168,462 210,355 100,9 14125 Central Western Region 338,052 350,0 4 21. 18.8 106 10 I.: 8.6 6.6 2141 29.2 3314g 2.2 23.5 43.8 47:4
33,358 33,406 34,276 3,330 3,802 ,295 3,5 4,360 57 74 91,14 109,10 57,25 741,327 Southwestern Region 141,738 154,699 19. 194 1T l 7 7. 7 7.0 26.2 30.5 349 23 21.8 23.3 0.0 403.7
134,996 135,007 147,704 147,559 14,446 16,576 14,981 17,251 573 679 361,631 453,135 217,826 274,395 Total, Western Distriot 775,811 821,250 20.7 18.6 111.7 109.6 7.6 6.3 21.6 26.1 301 386 22.3 23.8 11.1 44.8
239,909 240,070 280,998 281,161 33,796 40,119 35,626 42,642 1686 2,170 911,639 1,130,241 571,728 718,739 United States ........ 2,26,199 2,276,712 23. 4 19.4 108.3 107.6 8.6 6.5 20.0 24.3 309 399 25.1 26.8 .9 47.1
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service
Gross ton-miles Average mies Gross ton-miles
Gross Net per traingmile, Net ton-miles perg mhou per train-hoir, Le t Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Train-hoursGexcluing per train-mile traoinisirfit excluding ludiuding pe ,N,,t-,es
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Tlocoti nd train-mile train inreight locomotive- lo and Net ton-mles Net tons of coal
east of total Including locomotives Exclu motives evenueandnonrevenu District and region tenders service tender day tenders, per per mileof road consumed locnd
and tenders and tenders andleofcevenakslocomotives and
per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern Distriot
64.7 64.4 57.1 55.8 9.6 49.7 1,971 217 1,691 2,090 600 781 78,037 101,288 New England Region ./- 1,513 1,558 537 582 1.3 13.2 21,673 20,631 0.0 47.2 6,491 7,898 2,535 3,279 122,188 157,695 124 130
61.7 60.8 5.9 64.0 50.7 50.4 11,M28 14,134 10,016 12 448 3,869 5,048 326,989 419 999 Oreat Lakes Region 1,956 2,030 755 823 15.7 14.6 30,630 29637 41.8 51.7 10923 13476 5209 6,781 669,132 86 287 117 123
60.1 59.8 6.4 64.8 49.6 50.1 13,312 16,851 11,621 41789 5,095 6,746 43449 563,545 Central Eastern Region/ 1,955 2,053 857 937 13.7 12.8 26,773 26 39.3 48.1 11,353 14,318 5,985 7,909 936,695 1,203996 41 1
61.2 60.6 65.4 63.7 50.1 50.2 26,711 33,402 23,328 29,327 9,564 12,575 839,075 1,084,832 Total, Eastern Districat 1,915 1,998 785 857 14.5 13.5 27,802 27,034 40.3 49.4 10,589 13,196 5,224 6,851 1,728,015 2,229,978 129 134
Southern District:
57.1 56.4 51.4 49.2 49.9 50.8 4,84113 6,318 4,352 5,660 2,290 2,996 102,297 140,766 Pocahontas Region 3......... ,032 2,953 1,5961,563 14.0 13.6 42,5 40,209 53.1 19,931 26,201 12,157 16,078 239,829 337,301 99 107
61.6 1.5 59.2 58.5 50.1 50.2 8,897 11:64 7,672 9,772 2,925 3,962 357,834 459,:62 Southern Region- 1,339 1,46 510 570 16.0 15.1 21: 21,277 44.2 53.0 6,510 8,230 2,371 3,208 63,865 827,278 1 14
60.2 59.9 56.9 55.7 50.0 50.4 13,740 17,582 12,024 15,432 5,215 6,958 460,131 600,028 Total, Southern District 1,678 1,740 728 785 15.6 14.8 26,132 25,719 43.1 53.0 8,536 10,922 3,668 4,895 873,694 1,164,582 127 132
Western Distriot:
63.2 63.7 55.2 58.4 50.6 0.8 7,086 ,15 6,09 7,971 2,366 3,28 291,030 362,639 Northwestern Region 1,400 1,570 543 647 15.0 14.0 20,950 21,982 39.7 44.9 4,324 5.576 1,586 2 19 524 ,997 634 ,533 14 139
62.5 62.9 57.4 59.4 49.2 .7 117,760 16 10,06 12,710 3,732 4,94 38805 459 087 central western Region 600 1 764 594 686 16.4 15.7 26,217 27 481 53 6 264 7 3 2251 79905 81 136 127
61.3 595 56.8 573 50.7 49.3 6,396 7 0 5,520 6858 1983 2547 23827 278528 Southwestern Region...... 1,452 1,597 521 59 3 16.1 15 23:308 2623 484 541 6019 7,37 1917 2 385:841 116 121 118
62.4 62.3 56.6 58.6 50.0 49.9 25,242 31,629 21,679 27,539 8,081 10,775 911,662 1,100,254 Total, western District 1,501 1,661 559 69D 15.8 15.1 23,780 25,030 45.3 50.6 5,513 6,914 1,931 2,575 1,709,743 2,026,566 135 128
61.5 61.1 60.2 60.1 50.1 50.1 65,693 82,613 57,031 72,298 22,860 30,308 2,210868 2.785.114 United States.................................. 1,688 1,802 676 75 15.3 14.4 25,796 25,959 42.8 50.6 7,541 9,478 3,074 4,072 4,311,452 5,421,126 131 131
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE


Coal consumption in road service d
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- Locomotive- Per cent
Aveiaa l ears miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) tra er locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
per train day locomotives consumed per passcngr-
train car-mile

193 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932I 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 =1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
1932 19- 1 1932 19_ 19 193 19 r 19I [95 _95 _95 __19 __1


S 1,085


11,3814



5,631

3,827


11,0814
28,099


I ,098
4: 3"
5,904
11,390


4;:
5,746




11,4133
28,569


114
944
1,71144
2,802

4-86
872
1,358

1,115


2,952
7.112


2,549

3711
715
1,089

1,025
1,1911
59
2,803
6,4411


42,512
292,266
481,573
816,351

98,975
2614,973
363,948

263,164
274,052
122,938
660,1-54
1,840,4153


41,0o68
293,1112
419677
804,157

96,186
257,718
353,904

267,019
275, 141
128,355
670,515
L.828,576


28,229
143,556
108,462
280,247

11,375
51,363
62,738

59,858
6,1470
60,080
206,408
5419393


146:06
133,763
311,337

13,990
67,o00o4
80,9941

69,550


229,539
621,870


70,7411
1435,822
590,035
1,096,598

110,350
316,336
426,686

323,022
360,522
183,018
866,562
2.389,846


72,579
439,75

1,115,494

110,176

434,898


19z:,431
900,054
2,450.446


Eastern District:
New England Region .........
Great Lakes Region .-......-
Central Eastern Region- ../.
Total, Eastern District -
Southern District:
Pocahontas Region .......
Southern Region ........- .
Total, Southern District-
Western Distriot:
Northwestern Region .....................
Central Western Region.........-
Southwestern Region-...........
Total, Western Distriot-
United States .............. .


6,8W
20,781
22,850
50,473

5,124
38:,23
13,947


32,343
127,0443
221,4641


6,900
21,203
23,600
51,703

5,701
38,322
44,023

",383
51,251
32,530
128,169
223,895


2,143
5,763
8,278
16,1814


5,886
6,858

4,667
7,307
3,256
15,230
38,272


2,414
6,520
9,260
18,2241

1,103
6,856
7,959

,261
3,836
17,633
43,816


13,179
"5,402
53,979
112,560

5,852
38,915
4,767


20,376
96,701
254,028


15,2144
50,673
60,837

126,7541

6,725
145,259
51,984

32,136
57,417
23,994
113,547
292,285


73.8
101.
95.7

111.9
914.0
96.2

8g.4
108.9
102.5
98.3


26.2
32.1
20.3
25.6

8.9
20.0
18.7


19.6
21.7
22.8


1. ________ 5 ___________ 1 ________ ______ i.........I. I..............L _______ S...........L


91,100


781,338

52,837
297,803
350,64o

227,2011
355,381
133,875
716,4160
1,818,438


927,278

61,375
368s,2
429,837

257,986
392,:229
159,893
810,108
2,167,223


16.8
13.9
16.8
15.6

18.3
15.7
16.1

18.0
15.1
13.7
15.6
15.7


J63713-0 U. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICnE se


713


8,148-

1,118
3,477
4,595

3,0 1
3,648
2,104
8,793
21,536


8,980

1,1411
3,594
4,735

3,266
3.915
,129
9,310
23,025


372
1, 5314
1,330

3,236

169
867
1,036

786


2,291
6,563


(ovRn)


a/ Includes Boston & Albany, lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines, lessor to New Tork Central, for whioh operating statistics are reported separately.
* 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 eleotrio locomotives.


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Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-210
FEBRUARY, 1932


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

Compiled from 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent cars Per cent Net ton-e
Average milesof road Aver miles of all Tran--milesD tghy Ditrict and region Cars owned unservieable er oars unserviceable Car-miles per Net t-s Ne mi r
operater ated opated tomands) Prmincipal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line erape car-daynta-


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
7,636 7,683 9,794 9,871 1,073 1,245 1,228 1,410 71 88 29,499 35,040 15,708 19,056 New England Region a/ 55,745 55,992 35.3 20.2 126.5 131.6 10.4 5.9 22.1 26.2 280 355 19.4 20.9 43.1 44.4
23,01 23,831 33,640 33,600 4,920 5,700 5,243 6,156 308 395 157,257 188,496 101,693 123,213 Great Lakes Region 400,358 410,541 33.3 26.4 109.2 107.0 11.1 7.1 20.4 25.4 293 376 23.6 24.5 53.7 55.7
27,458 27,527 37,831 37,982 5,645 6,559 6,230 7,330 536 687 163,649 200,370 109,850 135,167 Central Eastern Region 555,143 560,575 24.2 18.0 106.3 10.3 8.3 6.1 16.0 19.7 284 360 29.7 30.5 49.4 52.2
58,995 59,041 81,265 81,453 11,638 13,504 12,701 14,896 915 1,170 350,405 423,906 227,251 277,436 Total, Eastern District... 1,011,246 1,027,108 28.8 21.4 102.6 109.0 9.5 6.5 18.1 22.4 282 366 26.1 27.1 50.6 52.9
Southern District:
6,077 6,010 7,838 7,779 1,373 1,645 1,444 1,767 59 76 50,313 57,325 38,651 45,917 Poeahontas Region ..11,562 122,075 14.3 12.0 91.8 91.7 3.1 2.5 28.2 32.9 694 794 43.5 43.4 65.8 63.7
39,766 39,830 44075 5,32 6,283 5,497 6,447 95 117 118,289 145,912 74,095 93,490 Southern Region 299106 305,885 21.1 19.3 105.5 105.7 13.3 9.6 21.0 26.4 296 386 22.9 23.9 36.7 39.
45,843 45,840 51,913 51,916 6,755 7,928 6,941 8,214 154 193 168,602 203,237 112,746 139,407 Total, Southern District 417,668 427,960 19.5 17.6 101.6 101.7 10.7 7.8 22.9 28.1 398 491 29.1 29.4 42.6 44.2
Western District:
48,13 48,309 52,867 52,964 4,277 4,597 4,448 4811 179 187 99,518 124,378 61,552 70,721 Northwestern Region.. 297,758 316,213 20.7 18. 10.1 105.0 6.8 6.0 17.3 21.0 252 325 23.7 24.3 .6 43.4
53,464 53,315 60,516 60,289 5,863 6,321 6,14o 6,622 291 329 156,490 188,123 96,311 109,639 central Western Region 337,75 349,809 22.8 19.4 105.7 105.1 9.4 6. 2 2.9 338 419 22.4 22.9 44.0 4.
33,079 33,137 33,996 34,061 3,563 3,908 3,597 3,963 56 62 83,282 102,847 55,532 67,094. southwestern Region 141,131 154,527 21.1 19.1 128.3 126.4 9.2 7.1 26.4 31.1 347 422 21.9 22.4 39.9 44.4
134,682 134,761 147,379 147,314 13,703 14,826 14,185 15,396 526 578 339,290 415,348 213,395 247,454 Total, Western District.... 776,864 820,549 21.7 19.0 110.8 109.1 9.1 6.6 22.1 26.4 3089 325 22.6 23.2 41.3 45.7
239,520 239,642 280,557 280,683 32,096 36,258 33,827 38,506 1,5951 1,941 858,297 1,042,491 553,3921 664,297 United States ............... 2,205,778 12,275,617 24.1[ 19.7 108.0 107.7 9.2 6.7 20.4 24.9 314 395 25.3 26.0 144,9 49,0
Car-miles Ton-miles (million) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service r /
Groo ton-miles Averageml Grooss ton-miles
Gro Net train-mile, Net pAveragourmil per train-hour, miles per Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
excluding ph excluding inluding Net ton-miles per 1,000 gross
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locomotives and per tr-mle trains in freight locomotives and locomotivesand Net ton-mile Net tons of coal tonmiles,
rnD strict andregon tenders tders ts ndem, per per com rd including
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Demile mn tracks per dayomotiv consumed l and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1311932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 193 1 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
65.3 64.8 56.9 56.4 49.8 .3496 1,881 2,272 1,612 1,967 572 733 75,868 92,647 New England Region / 1,502 1,580 533 589 14.1 13.4 21,248 21,228 41.4 49.0 6,623 98221 2,584 3,409 119,551 147,956 127 13
60.7 60.5 66.1 64.8 50.5 50.3 10,984 13,263 9,624 11,688 3,718 4,627 315314 384,969 Great Lakes Region 1,956 2,051 756 812 15.6 14.8 30,521 30,360 44.6 53.5 11,259 14,098 5364 6,93 662,152 798,229 121 120
59.8 59.7 66.2 64.7 49.8 50.2 12,660 15558 11,055 13,683 4,865 6,117 414,851 5553 central Eatern Region 1,959 2,06 862 933 13.6 13.0 26,49 27,067 39.8 48.8 11,539 14629 ,110 7,936 98,291 1,081,121 142 139
60.7 60.4 65.4 64.1 50.1 50.2 25,525 31,093 22,291 27,338 9,155 11,477 806,033 983,150 Total, Eastern District.. 1,915 2,024 787 850 14.4 13.7 27,655 27,806 41.8 50.6 10,831 13,633 5,351 6,943 1,679,994 2,027,306 132 130
Southern Distriot:
56.6 55.5 49.8 50.5 50.4 1.2 4665 5,382 4193 4,824 2,190 2,490 99,339 119,801 Pocahontas Region. 3,054 2,932 1,595 1,513 13.8 13.7 42,212 40,267 40.3 50.1 20,521 2470 12,425 14,794 231,393 281,908 9 105
61.5 60.9 59.1 58.4 50.1 9.9 289 10,265 7,143 8,924 2,708 3,491 332,127 410,939 Southern Region .1,327 1,420 503 556 1.2 15.3 21,505 21,71744 53.4 6,485 8,307 2,349 3,131 587611 729,186 12 142
59.9 59.3 56.3 56.2 50.2 50.3 12,954 15,647 11,336 13,748 4,898 5,981 431,466 530,740 Total, Southern District. 1,678 1,734 725 754 15.7 14.9 26,273 25,904 43.4 52.6 8,605 10,764 3,684 4,660 819,004 1,011,094 126 129
Western Distriot:
61.8 63.8 54.1 59.5 50.8 5.8 7,102 8,509 6,109 7,424 2,356 ,020 289,588 322,827 Northwestern Region 1,428 1,615 551 657 14.8 14.2 21,094 22,997 41.7 44.6 4,62 538 1,688 2,233 525,794 564,488 148 133
61.9 632 57.4 59.1 49.3 49.8 10998 12,952 9,427 11,273 3,500 4,312 356,383 397,464 Central eastern Region 1,608 1783 597 682 16.5 15.9 26,453 2,33 48.1 51.6 6,267 7,673 2,257 2888 725,190 75,363 132 121
60.0 6.5 56.7 57.9 50.2 50. 5,976 7,240 5,157 6,333 1,823 2307 219,030 253,731 outhestern Region 1,44 1,621 512 590 16.3 15.4 23,47 24959 48.8 54.7 6,062 7,591 1,900 2,46 351,420 9,185 11 113
61.4 62.7 56.3 52.9 49.9 50.3 24,076 28,701 20,693 25,030 7,679 9,639 865,001 974,022 Total, Western District 1,510 1,688 560 650 15.2 15.2 23,923 25,698 46.0 49.9 5,633 6,952 1,966 2,555 1,602,404 1,759,036 133 123
60.8 61.1 60.0 60.5 50.1 | 50.2 62,555 75,441 54,320 66,116 21,732 27,097 2,102,500 2,487,912 United States 1,692 1,824 677 747 15.3 14.6 25,836 26,575 43.8 50.7 7,689 9,599 3,129 4,038 4,101,402 4,797,436 131 127
Average number of locomotive on line Average number of freight cars on lin he PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service /

Serviceable Unservicablc Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Pasenger- miles per unserviceable
train os miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousand) per train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger
train car-mile


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
700 872 83 221 1,083 1,093 113 153 42,483 40795 28,009 32,917 70,492 73,712 New England Region /.. 6,842 6,900 2,009 2,196 12,331 13,673 6.45 6.54 73.7 89.0 26.9 18.5 85,08 95,109 16.7 16.9
2,862 3,219 1,31 1,153 4,293 4,372 52 886 289981 286,839 147,288 152,27 437,269 439,113 great Lakes Regon 20,625 21,002 5,332 5,760 41163 43 858 .25 7.95 107.7 111.0 27.7 26.4 269399 299511 14.3 14.7
4,44 4,810 1,420 1,056 5,864 5,866 1,704 1,462 479,996 466,375 110,208 140,477 590,204 6C6852 central Eastern Region...... 22,806 2302 7,665 8,271 48,992 54,264 6.97 7.03 100.2110.6 21.3 16.6 374499 416340 17.3 17.3
8,006 8,901 3,234 2,430 11,240 11,331 2,669 2,501 812,460 794,009 285,505 325,668 1,097,965 1,119,677 Total, Eastern District. 50,273 51,304 15,006 16,227 102,486 111,795 7.37 7.30 97.6 106.9 24.5 20.4 728,986 810,960 16.0 16.2
1 10Southern Distriot:
1,101 1,156 184 157 1,285 1,313 66 4o4 97,174 96,464 11,623 15,518 108,797 111,982 Pocahontas Region ... 5,724 5,697 905 991 5,286 6,001 6.04 6.26 112.5 125.7 8.4 10.6 48,314 53,162 18.5 18.0
3,431 3,545 916 849 4,347 4,394 g6o 703 263,588 255,529 52,003 67,867 315,591 323,396 southern Region.... 38,20 38,2 5,389 6,195 34,990 41,60 6.77 6.97 91.6 106.6 20.7 17.8 275,468 324,12 16.2 16.0
4,532 4,701 1,100 1,006 5,632 5,707 1,326 1,107 360,762 351,993 63,626 83,385 424,388 435,378 Total, Southern District 43,932 43,985 6,294 7,186 40,276 47,<09 6.66 6.87 94.2 108.9 19.2 16.9 323,782 377,974 16.5 16.3
Western District:
3,031 3,259 793 741 3,824 4,000 1,060 1,023 260,994 263,133 60,944 69,008 321,938 332,141 Northwestern Region. 43,570 44,457 4,357 4,939 25,006 28,564 6.35 6.40 87.3 96.6 21.6 21.0 213,342 221,623 18.3 16.6
3,559 3,873 1,054 934 4,613 4,807 1,140o 1,227 271,461 274,625 85898 93,146 357,359 367,771 central western Region........ 51,071 51,264 6:772 7,411 45,439 51,209 7.71 7.83 111.5 124.3 24.3 18.8 322,926 334,161 14.9 13.6
2,038 2,127 545 503 2,583 2:630 668 608 122,134 127,324 58,995 68,065 181,129 195,389 southwestern Region. 32,045 32,259 2,978 3,410 18,249 21,530 6.86 7.00 108.1 120.4 20.8 16.1 119,316 139,212 13.6 13.4
8,628 9,259 2,392 2,178 11,020 11,437 2,868 2,858 654,589 665,082 205,837 230,219 860,426 895,301 Total, Western District. 126,686 127,980 14,107 15,760 88,694 101,303 7.10 7.19 102.0 113.3 22.6 19.1 655,584 694,996 15.6 14.4
21,166 22,861 6,726 5,614 27,892 28,475 6,863 6,466 1,827,811 1,811,O84 554,968 639,272 2,382,779 2,450,356 United States ..... ....---.......... 220,891 223,269 35,407 39,173 231,456 260,707 7.13 7.18 98.6 109.7 22.7 19.2 1,708,352 1,883,930 15.9 15.5


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.


J63713-0 U. S. GOVERNMEs PRICING OFFICe e-a






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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousand) Perecent a carPercent Net to-e
Pret ernS runserviceable unserviceanle Car-miles per Net ton-tles
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles Disrset and region Cars owned uen b Pi aenetoCe iars la per Net to N em
a fmain tracks (thoands)Oftotal on line of a of total cars car-day per car-day per loaded
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line car-mile


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

7,636 7,683 9.794 9,871 2.191 2,586 2,499 2,921 144 183 60,348 72,088 32531 39,59 New England Region ............ 55,749 55962 34. 202 126.6 130.6 10.0 5. 21.9 25.9 277 35 19.4 21.0
23.834 23.29 33,573 33,598 10,037 11,27 10,688 12,766 61 17 323305 3 614 204,8 251,91 Great Lakes Region ............. 0,33 41010 34.0 25.9 108.9 107.6 10.9 6.7 20.2 24.6 290 371 23.5 24.9
27.458 27,520 37.831 37,974 11.589 13,762 12,790 15.382 1,103 1,434 336.899 414,962 224,956 279,3b1 Central Eastern Region./ 555,602 560,513 23.4 18.1 106.2 108.0 8.1 5.9 15.9 19.4 281 360 29.6 31.0
58.,928 59.032 81,198 81,443 23,817 2,175 25,977 31,069 1,868 2,434 720,552 875,664 462,385 570,971 Total, Eastern District.. 1,011,884 1,027,285 28.6 21.3 101.4 109.0 9.3 6.2 18.0 21.9 284 364 26.0 27.5
southern Distriot:
6,077 6,011 7,838 7.779 2,280 3.562 2,953 3,846 118 166 102,754 124,429 77,983 97,850 o Pocahontas Region.. .. 118.564 121.959 13.7 12.7 92.4 91.1 2.9 2.4 27.5 33.9 682 837 43.6 44.1
39.773 39,838 44,082 44,146 11,113 13,233 11.353 13,579 197 254 245,705 304,124 153.501 192.441 Southern Region ....... 299,156 305958 20.5 19.1 105.5 105.9 13.0 9.5 21.1 26.0 297 390 22.9 24.5
45,850 45,849 51.920 51,925 13.921 16,795 14,306 17,425 315 420 348,459 428,553 231,484 290,291 Total, Southern District... 417,720 427,917 19.0 17.6 101.5 101.7 10.3 7.7 22.7 28.0 396 504 29.0 30.2
Western District:
48.139 48,309 52,867 52,964 8,634 9.676 8,90 10,133 359 396 201,543 257,748 121,007 146,664 Northwestern Region 297,892 316,376 20.6 18.1 108.3 105.8 6.7 5.8 16.7 20.5 244 319 23.4 24.5
53,482 53,30 60,539 277 12.150 13,524 12,.743 14,191 626 725 324.952 398,478 197,257 233,764 Central western Regon.. 38,014 349,913 22.2 19.1 106.3 105.3 9.0 6.7 24.2 29.1 335 426 22.2 23.2
33,083 33,136 34,001 34,060 7.354 8,190 7,430 8,311 113 136 174,304 212,138 112,885 141,351 Southwestern Region 141,399 154,591 20.1 19.3 128.5 126.0 8.0 7.1 26.3 30.7 349 422 21.8 22.9
134,704 134,748 147,407 147,301 28,138 31,390 29,153 32,635 1.098 1,257 700.799 868,364 431,147 521,779 Total, Western District..... 777,305 820,880 21.2 18 5 111.1 109.4 7.9 6.5 21.8 26.2 304 395 22.5 23.5
239.482 239,629 280,525 280,669 65,876 7 6,360 69,436 81,129 3.281 14.111 1,769,810 2,172,581 1.125,016 1,382.941 United States .. ............... 2,206,909 2,276,082 23.7 19.6 10.1 107.8 9.0 6.6 20.2 24.6 311 397 25.2 26.4


Car-miles


Per cent loaded




1932 1931


Per cent loaded
east


Per cent eastbound
of total


1931 1932


1931


Ton-miles (millions)


Gross


Including locomotives
and tenders


1932


1931


Excluding locomotives
and tenders


1932


1931


Revenue and nonrevenue


1932


1931


Train-hours


1932


1931


District and region


Gross ton-miles
per train-mile,
excluding
locomotives and
tenders


Net ton-miles
per train-mile


Average miles
per hour,
trains in freight
service


Gross ton-miles
per train-hour,
excluding
locomotives and
tenders


Locomotive-
miles per
locomotive-
day


Traffic density


Gross ton-niles,
including
locomotives and
tenders, per
mile of main tracks
per day


Net ton-niiles
per mile of road
per day


44.2
55.2
51.4
52.3

63.4
38.5
43.5

42.8
44:1
45.2
47.5


Coal consumption in road service c/


Net tons of coal
consumed


Pounds of coal
per. *.", f ,.
including
locomotives and
tenders


I I I e + e i I i -, i4 Ic I irI+ +


1932 I 1931


1932 1931


1932


1931


1932 i 1931


1932 I 1931


1932 1931 j 1932 1931


1932


Eastern District:
65. 64.6 56.1 49. 49.6 3852 4,689 3,04 4,56 1,1 1,149 193 New England Region 1,50 1569 53 586 14.2 13.3 20,916 .6 .o 6.555 8,051 2,559 3,41 241,739 305,651 16 13
61.2 60.7 66.0 64.4 50.6 50.4 22,410 2794 1 38 24,133 757 9 642,066 804 Great Lakes Region.............. 1.957 20.041 756 818 15.6 14.7 3058 2998 43.2 2.6 11,125 13,19 5.305 6881 1,331,3 1,66 149 119 122
60.0 59.8 66.3 64.8 49.7 50.1 25,972 32,48 22,676 28,473 9.960 12.3 848,900 1,069,079 central Eastern Region 1,957 2,069 859 935 13.7 12.9 26,712 24,633 39.5 48.4 11,442 14,465 0,o45 7:922 1,834.986 2,2 6 930 141 141
60.9 60.5 65.4 63.9 50.1 50.2 52,234 64,491 45,618 56,662 18,719 24,051 1,644,871 2,067,503 Total. Eastern District 1,915 2,011 786 854 14.5 13.6 27,733 27,406 41.0 50.0 10,722 13,421 5,294 6,905 3,407,808 4,257,730 130 132
Southern Dostriot:
56.9 56.0 50.6 49.8 50.1 51.2 9,508 11.700 8,546 10,484 4,480 5,485 201,636 260,567 Pocamonta ;: 3.04) 2.943 1,595 1,540 13.9 13.7 42.381 40,.235 9.8 51.7 20216 25,492 12,286 15,468 471,222 619,212 99 106
59.1 58.5 50.1 50.0 17,186 21,530 14,814 18,696 5,633 7A,54 689.951 870,201 Southern ., 133 1,1 507 563 1 5 1.71 1 53.2 6,498 8,266 2,360 3175,1 1,221476 1,556464 42 145
60.1 59.6 56.6 55.9 50.1 50.3 26,694 33,230 23,360 29,180 10,113 12,939 891,597 1,130.768 Total, Southern District-1,678 1,737 726 770 15.6 14.9 26.200 25,806 43-3 52.8 8,569 10,847 3,676 4,783 1,692,698 2,175,676 127 131
Western Distriot:
62.5 63.7 54.7 58.9 50.7 50.8 14,189 17,664 12,206 15,396 4,728 6,305 50,618 685,466 Northwestern Region 1,414 1,591 547 652 14.9 14.1 21,022 22,460 140.7 44.5 4,3 5,653 1,635 2,212 1,050,791 1,199.021 148 136
62.2 63.0 57.4 59. 49.2 497 22,757 27,586 19,489 23,983 7.230 9,255 74188 856,551 Central Western Region .. 1,60 1,773 595 684 16.4 15,5 26,330 27,999 4.1 2 6,65 7,757 2,253 2,943 1,524,206 1,716.199 134 124
60.7 60.0 56.7 57. 50.5 49. 12,364 15.072 10,671 13.185 3,803 4,852 454,82 531,202 southwestern Region 1.. ...... ,451 1,610 517 592 16.2 15.4 23,459 24,21 48.6 54.4 6061 7,500 1,916 2,482 733,769 867,658 119 115
61.9 62.5 56.5 58.8 50.0 50.1 49,310 60,322 42,366 52,564 15,755 20,412 1,775,655 2,073,219 Total, Western District__1,506 1,675 560 650 15.8 15.1 23,859 25,353 45.6 50.2 5,575 6,941 1,949 2,568 3,308,766 3.782,878 134 125
61.1 61.1 60.1 60. 50.1 50.2 128,238 158,03 111,344 138,406 44,587 57,402 4,312,156 5,271,490 United States........... 1,690 1,813 677 752 15.3 14.5 25,821 26,256 43.3 50.7 7,619 9,544 3,103 4,060 ,409,272 10,216,284 131 129
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service A/

Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- mles pe unerviceable
District and region ad operated (thousands) (thousands) locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
Ditict and region road operated (tousns) (tous) per train day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
707 75 377 221 1 1,096 113 167 42,486 40,5 28,106 32,142 70.592 73,087 New England Region a/ 6,842 6,900 4,152 4,641 25.510 28,917 6.46 6.55 73.7 89.3 26.5 18.1 176,488 200,262 16.7 16.9
2,3 3244 1,4i 1,133 4.366 4,377 899 916 291,033 290,47 145,285 151,465 436318 441,912 Great Lakes Regio. 20,558 21,011 11.081 12,263 86484 94,441 8.33 8.03 103.4 112.6 30.1 26.1 558,375 646972 14.1 14.7
4,46 4,822 1,37 1,064 5,860 5,886 1,725 1,444 480,710 468,385 109.275 136,86a 589,985 605,253 Central Eastern Region .._ 22,828 23,501 15,943 17,530 102,971 115,101 7.05 7.02 100.9 111.6 20.8 16.2 774,547 889,904 17.1 17.4
8,076 8,941 3,234 2,418 11,310 11,359 2,737 2,527 814,229 799,777 282,666 320,475 1,096,895 1,120,252 Total, Eastern District- 50,228 51,412 31,176 34,434 214,965 238,459 7.44 7,33 96.7 108.0 25.1 20.0 1,509,410 1.737,138 15.8 16.2
Southern District:
1,110 1,148 176 16 1.286 1,16 4 6 389 98,072 96,327 1140 109562 0 Pocahontas Region- ...... .724 5,699 1:,877 2,094 11,138 1276 6.13 6.26 112.3 125.7 8.6 10.8 101,151 114,37 18.4 1.2
3455 3571 891 4346 411 709 264,169 256.587 51 9 67,39 315,718 324,026 Southern Region- 38.216 38305 9 :7 68 691 15 10
3 6 2 13,051 73905 6,56,7 ,91 9 .9 1064 20.14 17.5 573,271 o93. 15.9
4.565 4,719 1,067 1,008 5,632 5,727 1,342 1,098 362,241 352,914 63,039 82,192 425,280 435,106 Total, Southern District 43,940 44,005 13,152 15,145 85,043 99,593 6.73 6.81 95.3 108.8 18.9 16.7 674,422 807,811 16.3 16.6
Western Distriot:
3,036 3 3 78 722 3825 3.85 1,088 1,024 262341 265,4 60322 69,176 322663 34,673 northwestern Region 43,569 44,420 9025 10,475 52,081 60,700 6.39 6.41 87.4 971 21.1 20.9 440o,546 479,609 1.1 16.9
,604 3,894 1,031 920 4,635 ,1 1,149 1,210 273,389 275,0 85,887 93,295 359,26 3,37 central Western Region- ........ 51,102 51,260 14,078 15,672 94,688 108,626 7.72 7.85 111,8 124.9 239 19.2 678,378 726,409 15.0 13.9
2,067 2,124 520 50 2,587 2.632 674 596 122,489 127,826 59,274 67,001 181,763 194. Southwestern Region-- 32,059 32.259 6,219 7,231 38,594 45,482 6.95 6.96 10.5 120.0 20.2 16.2 252,233 297.351 13.6 13.5
8,707 9,281 2,340 2,150 11,047 11,431 2,911 2,830 658,219 668,405 205,483 229,472 863,702 897,877 Total, Western District 126,730 127.939 29.322 33,378 185,363 214,508 7.14 7.20 102.2 113.7 22.1 19.2 1.371,157 1.503,369 15.6 14.7
21,348 22,941 6,641 5,576 27,989 28,517 6,990 6,455 1,834,689 1,821,096 551,188 632,139 2,385.877 2,453,235 United States--------- .. 220,98 223,356 73,650 82,957 485,371 552860 7.18 7.18 98.5 110.3 22.8 19.1 3,554,989 4,048,318 15.8 15.7
/ Includes Boston & Albany. lessor to New York Central, for which operating statistics are reported separately.
(oven) 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.


FEBRUAI




UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

II3 1262 08855 2780I I I
3 1262 08855 2780


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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1932 AND 1931


Statement No. M-210
MARCH, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-mniles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent cent all arPer cent
Average miles of road Averan f all Train-miles strict and region Car nedunserviceable Per nfca, unservceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles" rld Car-,niles per
operated operated (th o01,I5 ) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty lofotives ed ocar-day per car-day ear-mil tram-mnil


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1'32 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
7,636 7,683 9,4 9,871 1,186 1,320 1,355 1,488 78 91 32,706 39,284 18,641 20,898 New England Region .. 55,601 56,012 37.9 22.7 126.7 128.14 1).. 6.1 23.5 27.0 286 342 19.1 19.4 44.. 416.6
23,? 6 2 336 33, 4633,605 ,873463 6,07 ,873 6,787 6 403 173,497 212936 112,898 137,721 Great Lakes Region 399,293 409777 34.8 26.8 109.8 106.6 11.? 7.6 21.1 25.9 303 371 23.7 23.6 53.4 56.6
27,50 2,5 37,736 37,979 6,251 7,25 6,935 8,057 737 179,529 224,552 123,03 1459,267 Central Eastern Regionbh/ 55,391 560,640 24.5 18.7 106.7 108.2 8.8 .4 16.5 19.9 291 353 29.8 29.6 49.4 52.7
58,987 59,038 81,170 81,455 12,900 14,852 14,163 16,332 1,025 1,231 385,732 476,772 254,582 307,886 Total, Eastern District 1,009,285 1,026,429 29.7 22.2 109.0 108.7 9.9 6.8 18.8 22.7 296 359 26.1 26.1 50.6 53.8
Southern District:
6,877 6,011 7,838 7,780 1,500 1,788 1,582 1,922 66 81 54,78h 63,051 41,605 4,240 Pocahontas Region ,536 122,057 14.0 11.4 90.8 91.8 3.9 2.9 28.9 32.0 719 775 43.8 42.7 65.2 63.2
39,87 39,830 4,156 4414,12 5,862 7,079 5,996 7,293 107 137 129,635 166,970 82,597 107,088 Southern Region 298,962 305,187 21.8 19.1 105. 106.7 14.0 9. 21.7 27.1 313 398 23.6 24.1 372 39.7
45,921 45,841 51,9914 51,922 7,362 8,867 7,578 I 9,215 173 218 184,419 230,021 124,202 155,328 Total, Southern District 417,498 427,24 0 20.0 17.3 101.2 102.5 11.1 8.0 23.6 28.4 417 495 29.6 29.2 42.9 44.4
Western District:
48,141 48,310 52,869 52,965 4,512 5,021 4.695 5,258 181 212 107,728 139,864 64,022 75,576 Northwestern Region 297,553 315,604 22.0 18.9 108.1 104.7 6.7 6.5 17.2 21.0 245 320 22.7 23. 9.0 43.9
53,473 53,298 60,51 60,25 6,284 7,21 6,52 7,613 2 36 173,141 219,100 100,229 125,688 Central western Region 337,71 3,845 23.7 19.5 105.6 104. 9.5 7.1 24.7 30.11 332 8 21. 22.1 4 48.7
33,083 33,137 34,000 34,061 3,805 4,479 3,846 ,552 57 76 89,782 117,762 59,301 79,032 Southwestern Region 10,398 154455 22.3 19.0 127.7 128.1 8.7 7.4 26.8 32.1 345 440 21.4 22.9 40.1 4.9
134,697 134,745 147,383 147,311 14,601 16,713 15,113 17,423 536 674 370,651 476,726 223,552 280,296 Total, Western District 775,692 819,904 22.8 19.2 110.6 109.0 8.3 7.0 22.3 27.3 302 391 21.7 22.7 41.6 46.2
239,608 2o9.624 280,547 280,688 34,863 0,437 36,854 1,2,9'7 1,73 2,123 940,802 1,183,519 602,336, 743,510 United States 2,202,475 2,273,577 25.0 20.0 108.1 107.6 9.6 7.1 20.9 25. 320 395 25.1 25.3 45.2 48.6
Cr-les To-le-_______________)I TraTfic density Coal consumption in road service o/

Grws l 1trti iles N n, eIrII rs trin-loir, Lo: otive- oGross ton-miles,i Pouduls of coal
Gi -ih Nourot ecritrli l r-n.' oreining lOCIoiir ieuinchdeg N t "ton-,ste reIV ,
Percent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours alo dso p I. tra n-unl trains a. freight lo, c nlo la i ronI Net ton-eand Net tons of coal
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives RevenIe ad ren ltret d reon thr s tender. s,. peer o a consumed ndn
and tenders and tenders Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks pr locomotive and
per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District.
S4 1 49. 49. 2 11 2 1816 1 762 82,951 96,516 e ii Region / 1,531 1,62 52 577 14. 13.7 21,894 22,201 42.8 7.2 6,959 8,055 2,62 3,198 132212 149369 125 121
60.6 6 12,17 42 146951 10,65 12,961 2119 5,016 5354, 937 415 28 r 15. 30,011 31,168 46.8 52.9 11672 14 106 5,559 6,790 745,990 852,406 1116
593 60.1 6.5 6.1 9.3 9.8 13,969 17,165 12,196 15,093 5,342 6,645 67,898 553,320 Central Eatern g.onW 1,951 2,089 855 920 13.4 13.1 26,065 27.277 41.7 8.6 11,91 14,579 6,278 7,787 1,01, 8,7 1.178,577 1 137
60.2 60.8 64.9 63.9 49.8 50.0 28,254 34,324 24,664 30,197 10,087 12,423 905,786 1,o65,69r4 Total, Eastern Distract 1,912 2,033 782 836 14.2 13.9 27,229 28,336 43.8 50.1 11,228 13,593 5,516 6,788 1,896,689 2,180,352 134 127
50.6Southern District:
56.8 6.7 47.4 50.6 49.4 0.3 5,089 5,798 4,567 5,196 2,399 2,693 109,19 13 chontas Rgin 3,045 2,06 1,599 1,506 13.7 13.7 41,838 39,911 41.6 49.1 20 943 24 041 12 733 14 41.9 260 370 304,872 102 105
61.1 0.9 59.1 58.3 50.1 49.5 9,122 11,781 7,882 10,250 3,060 4,023 368,0o8 7o,6S2 Southern Region 1,345 148 522 568 15.9 15.0 21,415 21,779 45.1 547 6:665 8:609 2,477 3,259 657,174 831:679 144 + 141
59.8 59.7 55.6 56.2 49.9 49.7 14,211 17,579 12,449 15,146 5,459 6,716 477,207 600,932 Total, Southern District 1,691 1,742 741 757 15.4 14.8 26,087 25,708 44.3 53,. 8,817 10,922 3,834 4,726 917,544 1,136,551 129 129
Western District.
62.7 64.9 54.9 58.4 51.5 50.8 7,531 9.329 6,491 8,151 2,446 3,277 305,349 351,610 Northwestern Region 1,439 1,623 542 653 14.8 14.2 21,257 22,985 41.1 44.4 4,597 5,682 1,639 2,188 546 60 625,336 145 134
63.3 63.5 60.0 60.5 50.7 50.3 11,877 14,55 10189 13,004 3,668 4,85 377378 453,304 Central Western Region 1,621 1,802 584 671 16.7 15.9 27,001 28,688 48.0 53.9 6,331 8,002 2 213 2,933 768935 923,974 129 14
60.2 59.8 58.2 57.8 50.9 49.9 6,401 8,420 5,514 7,375 1,920 2,700 232,536 297,537 Southwestern Region 1,449 1,647 504 603 16.1 15.1 23,711 24,785 48.1 56.6 6,073 7,974 1:872 2:628 34168 ,571 120 116
62.4 63.0 58.1 59.2 51.0 50.3 25,812 32,704 22,194 28,530 8,034 10,822 915,263 1,105,451 Total, Western District 1,520 1,707 550 647 16.0 15.1 24,249 25,808 45.6 51.2 5,650 7,161 1,924 2,591 1,699,711 2,037,881 132 125
61.0 61.4 60.4 60.5 50.3 50.1 68,277 s,607 59,307 74,173 23,580 29,961 2,298,256 2,771,977 United States 1,701 1,834 676 741 15.2 14.6 25,805 26,758 44.6 51.2 7,851 9,723 3,175 4,033 4,513,944 05354,784 132 127
Average number of locomotives on line Average. number of freight ar., on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service /
Locoiortive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Averee miles of Traim-mile- Pa-enger-train crr-m iles l'e L re uncerviceable
District tand region rad operated (trhosads) thousandn) trro, ]rrmotive- ,f total Net tons of eoal Pound, of coal
day locomotives consumed per pasveng, r-
train car-inle

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
6Eastern District:
,3 0 29 7 5 ,00 47 14 7,2 8, 190 4 40,9 29 71,8 New England Region a/ 6,841 6,900 2,129 2,403 12,817 14,958 6.33 6.56 72.8 86.6 28.4 20.1 88,746 98,479 16.8 16.0
2,9 4 1,2 189 1,173 4,23 ,942 1, 82 28,2 2,6 51,17 1 ,3 436 reat Lakes Region.. .. 20,609 20,983 5 694 6 311 4, 867 48,938 8.2 .19 110.0 I 10s. 29.6 227.9 296,426 13,474 14 7 13
4,4o ,750 1,431 1,95 5, 832 5,42 1,641 1,779 47:75 465,95 112,908 1,747 591,562 6o6;7o2 central Eastern Region.. 22,740 23377 8,092 9:9 5059 59,973 7.01 7.07 1008 110.4 21.2 17.5 01,213 55,131 17 171
7,866 8,794 3,328 2,510 11,194 11,304 2,476 2,521 808,301 792,016 292,117 323,306 1,100,418 1,115,322 Total, Eastern District... 50,190 51,260 15,915 17,23 108,743 123,69 7.37 7.41 98.5 105.5 25.4 21.6 786,385 867,084 16.3 15.6

090 427 Z67 150 1,277 187 626 11,511 15 137 ,,1 32,073 77 IiSta0s, Re 714PocaonsRegion 6. 0 1,081 ,608 6,20 6.07 6.13 111.9 121.5 10 .4 10.3 52,949 58,050 19.2 17.5
3,411 3,545 950 838 4,361 4,383 818 699 261,900 251,866 53,059 73,915 31 ,959 325,781 Southern Region 38,202 38,265 5,604 6,774 36300 46,85 6.77 7.11 89.9 106.3 23.5 18.7 293,038 357,897 16.6 15.9
4,509 4,712 1,129 988 5,638 5,700 1,265 1,128 358,023 348,802 64,570 89,052 422,593 437,854 Total, Southern District. 3,918 43,979 6,564 7,855 41,908 53,005 6.66 7.01 92.6 108.2 21.9 17.6 345,987 415,947 17.0 16.1

29 3,22 41 753 29 974 1021 1 260,321 260627 61,401 69,863 3P1,722 330,9 NorhwestemRegion 43,570 i,4 4,582 5,398 26,287 31,243 6.42 6.0 84.5 96.6 22.0 20.4 217,867 245,547 17.8 16.9
3,525 3,855 1,095 933 4620 4,s I114 1203 273,901 274,079 82,796 91,273 356,697 365,352 central Western Region .... 50921 51 264 7 089 8 095 47,520 55,803 776 7 79 107.5 124.5 25 .5 19 1 331686 373,348 14.7 13.9
2,031 2,138 583 501 2,61 2,39 64 58 121,116 125,301 58,121 72,628 179,237 197,929 Southwestern Region.... 32:049 32:259 3:170 37 19,173 23,221 678 685 101. 120.0 20:6 16.8 16,806 15,143 13.8 13,7
8,544 9,214 2,519 2,187 11,063 11,401 2,810 2,819 695,338 660,007 202,318 233,764 857,656 893,771 Total, Western District 126,540 127,981 4,84 17,237 92,980 110,267 7.13 7.15 98.0 113.3 23.2 19.1 676,359 773,038 15.4 14.7
,?19 22,720 6,976 5,685 27,895 28,4105 6,551 6,46g ,g1 1,62 1,800,825 559,005 66,6122 2,380,667 2,446,947 United State 220,648 223,220 37320 42915 243,631 287,141 7.14 7.23 97.1 108.9 23.9 19.9 1,808,731 2,056,069 16.0 15.3


a/ Include Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Jentrxl), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
I/ includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central;, for which operating statistics are reported separately.


c/ 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) con5smed in -erner-ting ocer for electric locomotives.





Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


MARCH, 1932


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS1 1) reprlsciint~ 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (Jiousands)
Average miles of road Average miles of all Tnain-mi le
operated main tracked uan) Principal ndLight
operated (ts Principal helper Light Loaded Empty


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District and region


FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Per cent Per e' t 11l ears Paer cent Net tot-iCs
ed uerviceab Per unserv Ica Car-miles oer Net tn-mihon- Cr-mii i er
Car olin. of ca of total cars car-day per car-day atrirnil.le
S locomotives r ton line
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1932 1931


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1932 1931


Eastern District: 2112.4
2357 23 33,596 33,601 15.500 18,134 16,1 19,53 964 1,220 49802 601,550 317,796 89,92 Great Lakes egion 400,113 410,46 3 4.2 26.2 109.3 107.3 11.0 6.9 20.5 25.0 294 370 23.6 24.4 36 55.7
2755 2,5 37,799 37,974 17,840 20,987 19,25 23, 39 1,707 2,170 516, 428 639,514 37,999 42862 Central Eastern Region / 555,198 560,554 23-8 18.3 106-3 108.0 8.3 6.1 16.1 19.6 285 358 29.6 30.5 9.4 51.9
58,948 59,033 81,189 81,446 36,717 43,027 40,140 47,401 2,893 3,665 1,106,284 1,352,436 716,967 878,757 Total, Eastern District 1,011,012 1,026,968 29.0 21.6 108.6 108.9 9.5 6.4 18.2 22.2 228 362 26.0 27.0 50.7 52.9
Southern District:
6,077 6,011 ,838 780 408 5,350 4,535 5,769 184 248 17,538 187,480 119,588 146,090 P ontas Region .11,555 121,991 13.8 12.3 91.9 91-3 3.2 2.6 28.0 33.3 694 816 43.7 43.6 6.3 63.3
39796 39,835 44,105 44 16,975 20,312 17,3a8 20,872 304 391 375,340 471,094 236,098 299,529 SoutherA Region 299,092 305,702 20.9 19.1 105.5 106.1 13.2 9.6 213 2.4 302 393 23.1 24.4 3.0 3.9
45,873 45,846 51,943 51,924 21,283 25,662 21,883 26,641 488 639 532,878 658,574 355,686 445,619 Total Southern District. 417,647 427,693 19.3 17.5 101.6 101.9 10.7 7.8 23.0 28.1 403 501 29.2 29.8 42.7 44.0
Western D,.traot:
48,102 48,309 2,30 52,964 13,145 14,697 13,676 15,391 541 607 09,271 397,612 185,029 222,2110 Northetern Region 297,776 316,118 21.1 18.4 108.3 105.5 6.7 1 .1 16. 20.7 24 319 2.2 24.1 .6 4.2
53,479 53,301 0,531 60,279 18,435 20,742 19,315 21,805 924 1,110 498,09 617,578 297,486 359,452 Central Western Region 337,922 34 890 22.7 19.2 106.0 105.0 9-.1 6.8 24.4 29.5 335 426 21.9 22.8 .1 48.0
33,086 33137 34,003 34,06 11,159 12,69 11,276 12,862 170 213 261,086 329,900 172,184 220,383 Southwestern Region 141,065 154 3 20.9 19.2 26.5 31.2 21.6 22.9 o.o 44.4
134,667 134,747 147,364 147,304 42,739 48,108 14,267 50,058 1,635 1,930 1,071,450 1,345,090 654,699 802,075 Total. Western Dstriet 776,763 820,551 21.7 1.9 110.9 109.3 8.0 6.6 22.0 26.6 303 387 22.2 23.2 41.3 45.6
239,488 239,626 280,496 20,674 100,739 116,797 106,290 124,100 5,016 6,234 2,710,612 3,356,100 1,727,352 2,126,451 United States 2,205,422 2,275,212 2.-2 19.7 08.1 107.7 9.2 6. 20.5 24. 314 396 25.1 26. 45.0 147.9
Car-2i8les Ton-le(,196220,65,16,7922 2,l275,212124.2119.7 102.1 107.7 9.2 6.7 20.5 214.9 1 314 396 251 26.0 145.0 47
(e .,;ro tNat( 0 1 a d .r .g a 3il- ('tro i ltoo -m i0 :.llIoaCI 1 1-c .

Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent ealhond Train-hours locomot1 vand per tran-. i lo ltl l- ii Net
east of total Icludi ig tomotives Excluding locomotives lReln iue and no revenue -I t and r, tende 1i t t n rl r ,, i ,I d i l
and ite ners and t e hr R avenue and lIlO llrev.nll oe di ,-dll",d."il il I ,1 i


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 193 1921931 132 193113 193 19321193 1932 1931 1932 1931

6 4. 6 14.8 56 .8 56.2 149. 2e, 149 .775 119 61 792 2 '2 2 6East er n Distr ict :
64.5 64.8 566.8 56.2 49.8 49.7 ,9 7,153 5,119 199 1,798 2,276 236856 290,1 New Engand a region / 1516 1,587 532 583 14.3 13.4 21,614 21,343 41.4 47.7 6,692 8,052 2,587 3,292 373,735 54,131 125 127
61.0 60.7 659 64.6 0. 50.3 3 42,089 30,290 05 11,705 14,690 99 7,03 1,220,47 Great Likes Region 1,954 2,046 755 810 15.5 14.9 30,381 30,397 44.4 52.7 11311 13 918 5,392 6,49 2,078,075 2,518,486 120 120
59.7 59.9 66.0 645 9. 50.0 39,942 49,573 34,872 43,565 15302 19,501 1,316,798 1,622,399 Central Eastern Region b 1,955 2,076 858 930 135 12.9 26,482 26,852 40.3 48.5 11,612 14,505 6,125 7,876 2,853,473 3,465,507 143 140
60.7 60.6 65.2 63.9 50.0 50.1 so,488 98,818 70,2R1 86,859 28,805 36,474 2,550,657 3,133,397 Total Eastern District 1,914 2,019 785 848 14.4 13.7 27,554 27,722 42.0 50.0 10,,594 13,481 5,370 6,865 5,305,283 6,438,124 132 130
Southern D:strict:
6. 56.2 49.5 50. 4.9 50.8 14,596 17,49 13,113 15,680 6,79 8,178 310,795 ,757 ocahontas egon ,044 2,931 1,597 1,529 13.9 13.7 42,190 0,127 40.4 50.8 20,464 24,992 12,39 15,117 731,592 924,084 100 106
61.4 1.1 59-1 5.4 50.1 49.8 26,309 33,311 22,696 28,946 ,c683 11,477 1,058,009 1,3',8(3 Southern Region 1,337 1,425 512 565 16.0 15.1 21,452 21,5:2 44.6 53.7 6,555 8,384 2,398 3,201 1,878,706 2,388,143 143 143
60.0 59.6 56-.3 56.0 50.0 50.1 40,905 50,09 35,809 44,626 15,562 19,655 1,368,804 1,731,600 Total, Southern District 1,682 1,739 731 766 15.5 14.8 26,160 25,772 43.6 53.0 8,654 10,873 3,728 4,764 2,610,298 3,312,227 128 130
Western District: 1
62.6 64.1 54.8 59.7 1.0 0.8 21,722 26,99 18,696 23,547 7,169 9,81 885,967 1,040,076 Northwestern Region 1,422 1,602 545 652 14.8 14.1 21,103 22,639 40.8 44.6 4,518 5,663 1,638 2,204 1,597,399 1,24,357 147 13
62.6 632. 578 59 -7 97 5 9.9 4,63.5 42, ,1 29,679 23,987 10,904 14,101 1,117566 1,309,855 Central,estern Region 1,610 1,783 592 680 16.5 15.8 26,557 28,238 48.0 53.0 6,288 7,841 2,241 2,939 2,293,137 2,640,211 132 124
60.5 6.0 57.2 577 50.6 498 1,765 23,92 16,15 20,559 5,700 7,552 687,418 2,739 Southwetern Regon 1,450 1623 511 596 16.2 15.3 23,544 24,808 4.4 55.1 6,o65 7,664 193 2532 1,116,927 1355,754 119 115
62.1 62.6 57.0 58.9 50.3 50.2 75,122 93,026 64,560 81,093 23,773 31,'314 2,690,951 3,178,670 Total, western Dstrict 1,511 1,686 556 649 15.9 15.1 23,992 25,512 45.6 50.6 5,602 7,017 1,940 2,576 5,007,463 5,820,322 133 125
61.1 61.2 60.2 60.4 50.1 50.1 196,515 242,650 170,650 212,578 68,14o 87,363 6,610,412 ,043,467 Unf ed States 1,6914 1,820 676 7148 15.2 14.5 25,815 26,429 43-8 50.9 7,699 9,606 3,127 14,051 12,923,044 15,570,673 132 128
Aveag .n..l..er of loc..>., onl he o.. Average numberr of freight ea.s on line PASSENGER SERVICE



Seniceable UnIserviccable Total Stored lIome Foreign Total Av I mlhs ,of Tra I-ml.. ..-- l .,ll .:ir-ml l rl- i' -i t'
I)t strict t n d r g io n r oa d opv ra t( d ( h. ...... (I.t...... d.. Il ] f 1' df ,1 c l r


1932 1931 1932 9531 132 19311 312 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 l32 31 31 1932 192 191 1932 1931 1932 1931 192 191 1932 1931 1932 I 1931 1932 1931

Eastern Dintrict:
695 862 3 229 1,082 1,091 10 161 42,406 40,780 28,169 31,958 70,575 New Engand Region 6,841 6,900 6,281 7,044 38,327 43,875 6.41 6.55 74 88.4 272 187 265,112 2,26 167 16.6
S 1 147 4,337 4,378 4 907 289,20 28 88 147,324 151,584 47,144 4 Great Lke Region 20,76 21,001 6,775 1857 1 52 148.2 8. 105.7 1112 267 801 96,446 14.3 4.4
7 1,394 1,073 5,851 5,70 1,6 1456 0,092 467:458 110,292 138,005 50,384 605,3 Central Eastern Region/ 22, 798 23,458 2403 26;3 155,030 17 7.0 7.04 .9 111.2 20.9 6. 1,175760 1,345035 17.2 7.3
8,005 8,890 3,265 2,449 11,270 11,339 2,648 2,524 612,318 797,226 285,785 321,547 1,092,103 1,118,773 Total, Eastern District 50,215 51,359 47,090 52,256 323,709 362,328 7.41 7.36 97.3 107.1 25.2 20.5 2,295,673 2,603,807 15.9 16.
Southern District:
1,106 17 77 161 1,283 1316 466 402 9 7,42 90,531 11480 14,869 108 5 1 4 ocahonasRegion 5,722 5,704 2,37 3175 16,746 19,446 6.1 632 112.1 12.3 10.6 15,100 172,587 1.6 1.0
3,439 911 840 4,350 2 850 706 263,286 254 52,163 69,577 315,49 3u,65 Southern Region 38.209 38,292 16,879 19,825 110,204 133153 6.1 6.97 91-9 106. 21. .9 253 1,5117
4,545 4,717 1,088 1,001 5,633 5,718 1,316 1,108 360,711 351,419 63,643 84,446 424,354 435,tE5 Total, southern District 43,931 43,996 39,716 23,000 126,950 152,599 6.70 6.88 94.4 108.6 19.9 17.0 1,020,353 1,223,758 16.5 16.4
Western District:
3,020 3,24g 807 733 3,27 3,981 1,065 1,027 261,716 263,900 60,739 69,473 32 ,455 3 3, 73 Northweutern Region 43,532 44,43 13,607 15,87 78,368 91,43 6.40o 6.41 86.4 97.0 21.4 20.7 658,413 725,156 18.0 16.9
3,577 3,881 1,053 924 4,630 805 1,149 1,207 273,165 270,785 84,934 92,701 358,099 337,86 Central Western Region 51,040 51,2E 21, b 23,767 142,209 164,428 7.731 7.8 110.4 124.8 24.5 19.2 1,010,054 1,099,754 14.9 1 .9
2,055 2,129 541 506 2,596 2,635 667 592 122,0oi 126,949 '9,007 68,950 181,095 195,99 Southwestern Region 32,058 32,259 9,389 10,976 57,766 68,703 6.89 6.92 106.2 120.1 20.3 16.4 378,709 450,908 13.7 13.6
8,652 9,258 2,401 2,163 11,053 11,421 2,881 2,826 656,969 665,634 204,680 231,124 861,649 396,758 Total, Western District 1.6,630 127,954 14,164 50,616 278,343 325,074 7.14 7.18 100.8 i 113.6 22.5 19.2 2,047,176 2,275,818 15.5 14.7
21,202 22,865 6,754 5,613 27,956 28,478 6,845 6,458 1,829,998 1,814,279 554,108 637,117 2,384,106 2,451,396 United Statese 220,776 223,309 110,970 125,872 729,002 840,001 7.17 7.20 98.0 109.8 23.1 19.3 5,363,202 6,103,383 15 9 15.6
47 ,,8'-,7177902 4,0 .772 0,8


I -,5 n" i.- Po tin I :,., New York Central). :'or which operatln s.ait 't,-., re r it'-d senarat iv.
5/ Includes Big Four Linet, (lessor to New York Central), for which onersttp Et-t- arc r ,ertred separately.


c/a Ix!udes the erlivalert coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Y Inorl dee the eduilvlent coal tn -w, e for fuel oil conmeued out excl-iden the egIt.vllnt tonnare of co-l (bnsed
on kilcwatt ho',rs per net to-. of coal) consuned in generating power for electric 1ocomotie' J71-
.103713.0 aa. OViERNMENT PRINTING Ocr50 5193







T. 324


Subject to revision.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 2939

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
Average miles ofallLocomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) unPerceblt Per cent all ca neric e Car-mile per Net toeon-mile Car-seser
Averagemilesfoflroad Tran-miles _____ C-e District and region Can oned of ta on line of care u vcdareter l aded
Average mites of road main trskls (faluTain iofototal owned of total cars ar-day per car-day train-mile
operated operated s (thousands) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned ne-mle

1932 1931 1932 1931 .1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 19)2 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7,637 7,683 9,795 9,871 1,108 1,272 1,257 1,440 69 94 31,634 39,536 17,248 20,246 New England Regiona/.... 55,537 56,032 38.3 24.5 124.2 129.0 11.4 6.3 23.6 27.6 290 353 19.0 19.4 45.1 48.0
23901 23831 3364 33605 5,165 6105 ,51 6559 331 95 168,111 211,35 108894 133.368 Great Lakes Region. ... 396,511 9,179 35.8 27.4 109.8 105.4 11.4 7.8 21.2 26.6 298 37 23.2 23.1 54.6 57.5
03219,892 03,5 51Central65 6,05e 16,07n b/5026.1-2 118.0
27,46 27,524 37,731 37979 5,690 6,982 6,292 7,763 539 98 16037 219,92 111388 10,922 ntrl Eastern Region 553,786 560,267 24.4 19.0 106.7 108.0 9.1 66 158 199 268 39 283 288 50.1 52.7
58,984 59,038 81,166 81,455 11,963 14,359 13,059 15,762 939 1,187 367,782 470,863 237,530 294,536 Total, Eastern District 1,005,834 1,025,478 30.1 22.8 108.9 108.1 10.1 7.1 18.4 23.0 282 360 25.2 25.4 51.6 54.3
Southern District:
6,077 6,018 7:1 7,786 1,314 1,682 1,365 1,795 49 72 48,189 60,269 37,821 44,855 Pocahontas Region.. 118,523 121,913 13.8 9.9 95.0 94.1 4.0 2.5 255 30.5 599 733 42.0 41.9 66.4 63.5
39,838 39,830 147 44153 5451 7:049 5,574 7,249 94 136 120,181 163,29 73,722 104,796 Southern Region 298505 30,991 23.0 17.9 107.0 107.9 13.9 9.8 20.2 27.1 271 89 21.6 23.6 36.5 39.0
45,915 45,848 51,985 51,939 6,765 8,731 6,939 9,044 143 208 168,370 223,518 111,543 149,651 Total, Southern District. 417,028 426,904 20.9 16.0 103.6 104.0 11.4 7.9 21.6 28.0 357 478 27.5 28.5 42.3 43.7
Western District
48 134 48310 52 861 52,965 4,090 4,850 4,234 5,074 160 199 100,684 133,696 54,315 74,083 Northwestern Region 297,360 314,500 22.5 18.9 107.4 104.5 7.0 6.8 16.2 21.1 230 13 21.9 23.1 38.8 43.8
53,15 53,297 60,493 60,284 6033 7,100 6:308 7,450 280 362 167,505 208,873 100,871 132,662 Central Western Region 337,395 350,102 23.7 19.4 105.8 10.1 9.7 7.2 25.1 31.2 312 20.0 21.9 45.4 49.0
33,082 33,133 3000 3,057. 3:676 4,444 3,704 4,523 55 75 87,364 116,295 58,2 83,866 Southwestern Region 1.... 0,039 154,311 23.1 19.2 128.6 130.9 9.0 7.8 27.0 33.0 338 20.9 23.1 40.7 46.0
134,671 134,740 147,354 147,306 13,793 16,394 14,246 17,047 495 636 355,553 458,864 213,728 290,611 Total, Western District 774,794 818,913 23.1 19.2 110.5 109.3 8.6 7.2 22.2 27.9 287 386 20.8 22.6 42.2 46.7
239,570 239,626 280,505 280,700 32,521 39,484 34,244 41,853 1,577 2,031 891,705 1,153,245 562,801 734,798 United States 2,197,656 2,271,295 25.5 20.0 108.5 1 107.8 9.8 7.3 20.3 25.7 297 391 23.8 24.9 45.7 48.8
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service o,
Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ton-miles Locomoti ve-
Gross Net per tram-mite, Net ton-miles er hour, per tra-hour, mi Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
lo oind per train-mile trains in freight locomotives and locomotive- Icmotingv adper1,000 gross
PerorentloadedDPeereras hlodctvesndedaypermie of road
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent e-stbound mnTrain-hours District and rego lretnd seie t eoenders te ders, per consumed including
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of mai tracks per locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
64 7 66.1 56.9 .4 .4 9.4 49.6 1,993 2,434 1,716 2,120 601 766 7;,660 95,171 New England 1,550 1,666 543 602 14.3 13.4 22,103 22,272 40.9 47.5 6,783 8,221 2,623 3,324 117,634 137,785 118 113
60 613 66.5 6.5 50.3 50.1 11,690 14 1 10,255 12,687 3,896 4,878 327,183 406,106 Great Lakes ... 1,985 2,078 754 799 15.8 15.o0 31,343 31,241 45.8 531 11,583 1265 533 ,823 664.784 787,697 114 110
60.1 60.9 65.2 63.0 49.5 50.0 12,722 16:493 11,113 14,499 4,757 6,337 410,229 529,572 Central Eastern Region b/ 1,953 2,077 836 908 13.9 13.2 27,089 27,379 39.1 .5 11,239 14,476 5,778 7,675 865,1721,072,294 136 130
60.8 61.5 65.0 63.2 49.8 50.0 26,405 33,308 23,084 29,306 9,254 11,981 815,072 1,030,849 Total, Eastern District 1,930 2,041 774 834 14.7 13.9 28,321 28,429 41.8 50.2 10,844 13,631 5,230 6,765 1,647,590 1,997,776 125 120
Southern District:
56.0 3 48.7 50.2 50.7 50.3 4,396 5,46 3952 4,884 2,025 2,524 92,091 120,986 Pocahontas Region ................... 3,008 2,904 1,5411,500 14.3 13.9 42,918 40,366 37.145.9 18,69723,86 11,106 13,979 208,55 267,548 95 98
62.0 0 9 58.5 55 50.4 49.9 8:182 11,466 7028 9,947 2,599 3,844 333,812 461,820 Southern Region .. 1,289 1,411 77 545 16.3 15.3 21,054 21,539 43.1 55.7 6,178 8,656 2,174 3,218 564,718 779,976 138 136
60.2 59-9 55.7 56.2 50.5 50.0 12,578 16,929 10,980 14,831 4,624 6,368 425,903 582,806 Total, Southern District 1,623 1,699 683 729 15.9 15.0 25,782 25,448 41.7 53.4 8,065 10,864 3,357 4,630 773,263 1,047,524 123 124
Western District:
65.0 64.3 55.3 577 9 50.5 6,73 8 939 5,794 7,80 2,207 3,090 272,09 3,640 Northwestern Region. 1, 17 1,610 540 67 15.0 1 14.2 21,277 22,922 3.2 44.9 4,244 5,626 1,528 2,12 446,465 568,312 133 127
6.4 61. 60.9 6.5 .5 .8 11 1559 9,06 12,653 3 3 4,583 35,11 3,517 Central WesternRegion... 1,5 1,72 554 5 17. 16.0 27,575 28,530 73 6301 8,050 2085 2,866 694,185 862240 121 11
59.9 58.1 58.6 57. 49.7 49.3 6,3 8436 5,311 7,395 27 2,689 28,208 295,879 Southwestern Region............. 1,7 1,664 498 605 16.8 150 2,340 24,992 47.5 58.2 6,02 8,257 1,841 2,705 338,815 462563 110 110
62.5 61.2 58.7 58.8 49.9 49.4 24,328 31,934 20,911 27,856 7,377 10,362 846,128 1,080,036 Total, Western District 1,516 1,699 535 632 16.3 15.2 24,714 25,792 44.2 52.1 5,503 7,226 1,826 2,563 1,479,465 1,893,115 122 119
61.3 61.1 60.8 60.1 50.0 49.8 63,311 82171 54,975 71,993 21,255 28,711 2,087,103 2,693,691 United States ....................... 1,690 1,823 654 727 15.6 14.7 26,341 26,727 42.8 51.6 7,523 9,758 2,957 3,994 3,900,318 4,938,415 123 120

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-tram car-miles Panenger- Locomotive- Per rcentab
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region road operated hou (Tthmmsands) tram rs miles poer a erealens of unds of al
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
trainm car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
668 813 414 264 1 082 1,077 86 140 41,627 40,079 27,375 32,198 69,002 72,277 New England Region a/............ 6,838 6,900 2, 2,345 12,353 14,820 6.38 6.68 72.3 86.9 29.7 20.7 80,671 91,505 15-9 15.1
2,730 3171 1,524 1,195 425 4366 729 892 287,14 280,24 17 831 151,092 435,215 431,16 Great Lakes Region............. 20,603 20,918 5, 6,184 4212 ,563 49612 8.35 851 109.9 110.3 30.3 27.7 263,320 299,505 13.5 13.0
4398 4,713 1,19 1103 5,817 5, 16 1,6 1,493 482,529 465,667 108,632 139,399 591,161 605,66 Central Eastern Region b/ 22,553 23, 344 7,746 8,953 50,240 60,789 7.09 7.32 100.5112.4 20.5 16.7 363,048 426,550 16.4 15.8
7,796 8,697 3,357 2,562 11,153 11,259 2,509 2,525 811,570 786,070 283,838 322,689 1,095,408 1,108,759 Total, Eastern District 49,994 51,162 15,243 17,482 105,156 125,221 7.46 7.66 98.2 107.0 25-5 21.3 707,039 817,560 15.1 14.6
Southern District:
1,097 1,223 176 134 1,27 1,357 491 496 100,841 98,880 11,159 114853 112,600 114,733 Pocahontas Region 5,717 5,718 902 1,021 5,365 6,257 6.16 6.33 107.7 119.9 8.2 11.8 47,537 53,428 l.o 17.i
3,377 3,6 1,007 792 4:3814 ,22 798 666 265,770 252,728 53,669 76,453 319,439 329,181 Southern Region.. 38,19 38,265 5,297 6,143 35,037 42,71 6.92 7.25 87.7 99. 25.1 19.0 263,586 319,263 15.5 15.:1
4,474 4,853 1,183 926 5,657 5,779 1,289 1,162 366,611 351,608 65,428 92,306 432,039 443,914 Total, Southern District 43,911 43,983 6,199 7,164 40,402 48,973 6.81 7.12 90.2 101.9 23.0 18.1 311,123 372,691 15.8 15.6
Western District:
2969 3177 86 740 2 3 917 1,128 1,026 261, 10 260,776 58,143 67,975 319,453 328,751 Northwestern Region......... 43,644 44,40 4,406 5,175 25,218 30,299 6.44 6.48 84.1 95.9 22.1 20.8 190,574 225,508 16.3 16.0
6 ,842 1,100 921 66 ,76 1,179 1,152 276,435 275,205 80,528 89,186 356,963 364,391 Central Western Region 50,771 51,132 6,759 7,817 45,729 55,07 7.86 98 10. 12.8 25.6 18. 300177 34517 13.8 3.2
28 ,128 607 50 2635 2 675 557 122,118 12351 57935 78466 180053 201917 Southwestern Region ........... 32,09 32,259 3,032 3,603 18,29 22776 .807.00 106. 119.4 22.4 17.1 113,88 13,387 131 13.0
8,543 9,147 2,570 2,171 11,113 11,318 2,982 2,735 659,863 659,432 196,606 235,627 856,469 895,059 Total, Western District 126,467 127,799 14,197 16,595 89,196 108,149 7.18 7.29 98.5 113.0 23.7 19.0 604,635 717,412 14.4 13,.9
20,813 22,697 7,110 5,659 27,923 28,356 6,780 6,422 1,838,044 1,797,110 545,872 650,622 2,383,916 2,447,732 United States ........................... 220,372 222,9441 35,639 41,241 234,754 282,343 7.23 7.42 96.7 108.3 24.3 19.8 1,622,797 1,907,663 14.9 14.5


. e Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New Tork Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
*/ 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.
d/ 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. J6371a-o 0 .s. a Orensrr re es oine nao


Statement No. M-210
APRIL, 1932


(oVlra)






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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
Loromotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent Net tmies
Avera ro Average miles of all Train-mles unserviceable Per cen all ars unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles on-Car-miles pe
Amai track luarindil District and region Cam ownedoftale on lai nof ears' crcar-day per car-day per-le
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line ccar-mile tra-mile


1932 1931 1932 195 1 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 191 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 193 1912 19323 193231

7,6 7,7,178 ,91 124,688 150,908 68,420 21Eastern District:
7,66 7,683 994 9,871 4,484 ,178 111 5,848 291 68 124688 150,908 68,New E nglandRegion a/... 55,659 55,991 36.4 21.9 126.1 129.7 10.4 6.0 22.7 26.6 282 349 19.2 20.2 44.o
23868 23, 830 33,607 33,602 20,665 2,239 22,071 26,113 1,295 1, 15 664913 812,8 426,690 52060 Great Lakes Region 99,216 410,19 34.6 26.5 109.4 106.8 11.1 70 20.7 25.4 295 372 23.5 24.1 53.8 561
2450 27,521 37,779 37,975 23,531 27,98 26,018 31,202 2,2462,869 684,465 859, 459,387 569,550 Central Eastern Regionb/.... 554,846 560,48 24.0 185 106.4 108.0 8.5 6.2 16. 19.7 281 356 29.3 30.1 52.1
58,954 59,034 81,180 81,448 48,680 57,385 53,200 63,163 3,832 4,852 1,474,066 1,823,299 954,497 1,173.293 Total. Eastern District 1,009,721 1,02(,613 29.2 21.9 108.7 108.7 9.6 6.-5 18.3 22.4 287 362 25.8 26.6 50.9 53.2
1I1Southern District:
6,077 6,012 7,838 7,781 5,622 7,032 5,900 7,564 233 319 205,727 247,749 157,409 190,945 Pocahontas Region. 118,548 121,971 13.8 11.7 92.6 92.0 3.4 2.6 27.3 32.6 670 795 43.3 43.2 61.6 63.4
39:806 39,834 44,115 44,146 22,426 27,361 22,922 28,121 398 527 495,521 634,343 309,820 404,325 Southern Region 298,949 305,525 21.-5 18.8 105.9 106.5 13.4 9.7 21.0 26.6 295 392 22.8 24.2 3-.9 38.9
45,883 45,846 51,953 51,927 28,048 34,393 28,822 35,685 631 846 701,248 882,092 467,229 595,270 Total, Southern District. 417,497 427,496 19.7 17.1 102.1 102.4 10.8 7.8 22.7 28.1 391 495 28.8 29.5 42.6 43.9
Western District:27,715,ai
48,18 48,310 52,866 52,964 17,235 19,547 17,910 20,464 701 807 409,955 531 ,08 239,344 296,323 Northwestern Region 297,674 315,716 21.4 18.5 108.1 105.2 6.8 6.2 16.7 20.8 241 18 22. 2 88.6 4
53 3 53,30 6052 60281 24467 27,842 25,622 29,255 1,204 1,472 665,598 826,451 357 492,114 central western Region 37,791 34 44 23.0 19.3 106.0 104.8 9.3 6.9 24.6 30.0 3 424 21.4 22.6 .4 .3
33085 33 6 3402 34,060 14,829 17,113 14,980 17,386 225 288 351,450 446195 230,726 1504,249 SouthwesternRegion 140,809 21.4 19.2 128. 127.8 8.4 7.26.6 1.7 42 21.4 2.0 40.2 44.

134,696 134,746 147,390 147,305 56,531 64,502 58,512 67,105 2,130 2,567 1,427,003 1,803,954 868,427 1,092,686 Total, Western District 776,274 820,148 22.1 19.0 110.8 109.3 8.2 6.8 22.1 26.9 299 387 21.8 23.1 41.5 45.9
239.533 239,626 280,523 280,680 133,259 156,280 140,534 165,953 6,593 8,265 3,602,317 4,509,345 2,290,153 2,861,249 United States. 2,203,492 2,274,257 24.5 19.8 108.2 107.7 9-3 6.8 20.4 25.1 310 395 24.8 25.7 45-2 48.1
Cr-mils Ton-miles (millions)Traffic density Coal consumption in road service cj

Groes Net Gross ton-miles GroS ton-miles Loconotive-
per tra-mile. Net to le erage mle per tram-hour, Locotre- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
prteat-nnude Prton-nd PTcenorsapiIrihidingelrdng o r.including per 1,000 gross
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent abound T or looc uin per tamra-mile trains freight octie and lcomt- locotives and Net ton-mile Net tons of coal ton-miles,
eas of total Including locomotives Excluding lo.oumotives Revenue and nonrevenue ct a service lenders day tenders, per per d consumed inludin
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks locomotives and
per day tenders


1932 1 13 13 13 191919291 1932 1931 1932 1931 193213 923
1932 1931 1932 1931 192 191 192 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District
64.6 65.2 6.8 6. 49.7 49.7 7,958 ,588 6,836 8,319 2,99 3,042 314,516 5,622 New England Region a 1,54 1,607 535 588 14.3 1.4 21,5 21,573 41. 477 6,716 8,095 2,961,52 591,916 123 12
60.9 60.8 6.1 64.6 0.4 50 46, 5 70 40,545 49,782 15,601 19568 1,24,186 1,62,453 reat Lakes Region 1,962 2, 755 15.6 14.9 30, 9 30,608 44. 52.8 11,79 14,005 5, 2 843 2,72,59 306,18 119 11
59.8 60.1 65.8 64.1 49.6 50.0 52,664 66066 45984 58,064 20,059 25,845 1,727,027 2,151,971 Central Eastern Region b/.... 1,954 2,076 852 924 1.6 13.0 26,626 26,982 40.0 485 11,520 14,498 ,09 7826 ,718,64 4,537,80 141 137
60.7 60.8 65.2 63.7 49.9 50.1 106,893 132,124 93,365 116,165 38,059 48,455 3,365,729 4,164,046 Total, Eastern District 1,918 2,024 782 844 14.5 13.8 27,740 27,897 41.9 50.1 10,882 13,518 5.335 6,840 6,952,856 8,435,900 130 128
Southern District:
56.7 56.5 49.3 50.1 50.1 50.7 18,98 22,961 17,06 20,564 8,904 10,702 402,886 511,743 Pocahontas Region 3,035 2,924 1,584 1,522 14.0 13.7 42,356 40,184 9.6 491.5 20,026 24,591 12,108 14,2 940,137 1,191,632 99 104
61.5 611 590 58.4 50.2 49.9 34,49 44,777 29,724 38,893 11,282 15,322 1,391,821 1,802,663 Southern Region 1,325 1,422 503 560 16.1 15.2 21,356 21,576 40.2 54.2 6,462 8,452 2,342 3,205 2,443,368 3,168,119 142 142
60.0 59.7 56.1 56.1 50.1 50.1 53,483 67,738 46,789 59,457 20,186 26,024 1,794,707 2,314,406 Total, Southern District 1,668 1,729 720 757 15.6 14.9 26,071 25,690 43.2 53-1 8,508 10,871 3,636 4,730 3,383,505 4,359,751 127 129

63.1 64.2 54.9 58.5 510 .7 2 3 35.91 24491 3154 376 12,671 1,158,276 1,380,716 Northwestern Region 1,421 1,604 544 648 14.9 14.2 21,144 22,709 40.2 44.7 4,448 5653 1,610 2,186 2,04,864 2,392,669 1 3
62.6 62.7 59.0 59.9 497 496 4069 57,100 39,485 49,641 14,254 18,684 1,473,177 1,753,372 Central Western Region 1,614 1,783 583 671 16.6 15.9 26,803 28,311 47.8 53.4 6,291 7,894 2,203 2,921 2,987, 3,503,334 130 123
60.4 59.5 57.6 57.5 504 497 2,928 31,928 21,49 27,954 7,527 10,241 905,626 1,124,18 Southwestern Region 1,450 1,633 508 598 16.4 15.2 23,73 24,856 48.2 55.9 6059 7,812 1880 2,575 1454734 1818,072 117 114

62.2 62.3 57.4 58.9 50.2 50.0 99,450 124,959 85,472 108,949 31,157 41,596 3,537,079 4,258,706 Total. Western District 1,512 1,689 551 645 16.0 15.1 24,164 25,583 45.3 51.0 5,576 7,069 1,912 2,572 6,485,916 7,714,075 130 123
61.1 61.2 60.3 60.3 50.1 50.0 259,826 324,821 225,626 284,571 89,402 116,075 8,697,515 10,737,158 United States ...... ........... 1,693 1,821 671 743 15.3 14.6 25,941 26,503 43.5 51.0 7,655 9,644 3,085 4,037 16,822,277 20,509,726 129 126
Average m... .i i, of locootivs oi n ine Average number of freight ear... on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles .. assenger- miper unerviceaile
District and region road operated ( antrainea locomotive- of total Net tns of col Pounds of coal
Soped per tra day locomotives eonsomed per passenger-
consumetrain car-mile


1932 1931 1932 1931 192 93 932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
192 93 132 1931 Jj: 19191 13 9113


5,85
11,319



5,733




11,395
28,447


100
818
1,696
2,614

473
835
1,308

1,081
1,156
6B6
2,903
6,825


1,?65
2,525

426
695
1,121

1,027
1,193
583
2,803
6,449


42,203
289,178
480,752
812,133

98,280
263,906
362,186

261,658
274,000
122,100
657,758
1,832,077


40,590
286,72
466,984
794,301

97,114
254,295
351,409

263,201
274,997
126,091
664,289
1,809,999


27,983
147,450
109,805
285,238

11,549
52,556
64,105

59,981


202,508
551,851


32,022
151,456
138,331
321,809

15,118
71,216
86,334

68,988
91,820
71,384
232,192
640,335


70,186 72,612
436,628 438,183
590,557 605,315
1,097,371 1,116,110

109,829 112,232
316,462 325,511
426,291 437,743

321,639 332,189
357,903 366,917
180,724 197,475
860,266 896,481
2,383,928 2,450,334


Eastern District:
New England Region a/...
Great Lakes Region.......
Central Eastern Region b...
Total, Eastern District.
Southern District:
Pocahontas Region....
Southern Region.........
Total, Southern District
Western District:
Northwestern Region
Central Western Region......
Southwestern Region ......
Total, Western District.
United States ............


af Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
bf Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


6,841
20,582
22,734
50,157

5,721
38,205
43,926

43,556
50,974
32,056
126,586
220,669


6,900
20 980
23,430
51,310

5,707
38,285
43,992

44,426
51,230
32,259
127,915
223,217


22%226 2Z:757
31,780 35,593
62,333 69,739

3,739 4,196
22,175 25,968
25,914 30,164

18,014 21,048
27,926 31,584
12,421 14,578
58,361 67,210
146,608 167,113


50,681
172,914
205,270
428,865

22,111
145,241
167,352

103,586
187, 9
76, 146
367,670
963,887


58,694
235:863
487,548

25,704
175,868
201,572

122,242
219,503
91,479
433,224
1,122,344


6.58
8. 9
7.11
7.43

6.32
7.04
6.94

6.42


7.21
7.25


73.1 88.0
106.7 110.9
100.8 111.5
97.5 107.1

1ii.0 123 1
90.8 104.7
93-3 106.9

85.8 96.7
109.6 124.8
107.0 119 9
100.4 113.4
97.8 109.4


345,776
1,118;121
1,538,808
3,002,705

201,637
1,129,895

1,331,532

848,987
1,310,223
492,347
2,651,557
6,985,794


c/ Includes the equivalent coCF ton-age for fuel oil consumed.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours ner net ton of coal) consumed i enerating vower for electric locomotives.


1,259,951
1,771,585
3,421,367

226,015
1,370,434
1,596,449

950,664
593,893
2,992,940
8,010,756


APRIL, 1932


688
2,823

7,953

1,104
3,422
4,526

3,008


8,626
21,105
tr-et)


849


8,84e

1,172
3,578
4,750

3,230


9,230
22,822


1,494 1,158
1,400 1,081
3,288 2,477

177 155
937 828
1,114 983

820 73
1,o64 92Z
558 506
2,442 2,165
6,844 5,625


1,082
4,'317
5,842
11,241

1,281
4,359
5,640

,828
2,666
11,068
27 94


I 1 -


,


I ., -1


I I -1 I 1 11 1 1 I 1 -1 1


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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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1932 AND 1931


Statement No. M-210
MAY, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Average miles of all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all car Per cent Net ton-miles
TrAverage iles of road Avrage lef all Tain- mile District and region Cars owned unserviceable on e unserveable Car-miles per Net ton-miles r d Car-le per
aerate d ma tracks (thousands) of total on a o eof total cars car-day per ear-day per oae
opertd operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owa on line ar-mle tr l

1932 1951 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
7,6 7,657 9,79 9,845 1,057 1,286 1,193 1,466 67 96 29,925 39,278 15,073 21,012 New England Region a/ 55,418 56,038 39.4 259 118.8 127.3 12.7 6.7 22.1 27.3 275 342 18.7 19.2 4.6 47.9
2 2 23,87 33683 33652 4,943 6,213 5,230 6,671 299 409 155,246 212,958 103,588 137,131 Great Lakes Region .. 394,456 40,387 36.9 28.0 109.0 106.5 117 8.1 19.4 26.0 261 370 22. 23.4 54 574
27, 27520 37,732 37,974 5,418 7,059 5,99 7,858 490 689 153,470 222,315 102,693 144,228 Central Eastern Region b/ 553,375 560,456 25.3 18.7 107.3 108.2 9.2 6.7 13.9 19.5 228 343 27.4 29.0 48.3 52.9
59,024 59,051 81,209 81,471 11,418 14,558 12,342 15,995 856 1,194 338,641 474,551 221,354 302,371 Total, Eastern District 1,003,249 1,024,881 31.1 23.0 108.6 108.5 10.4 7.3 16.6 22.5 244 353 24.3 25.7 50.0 54.4
Southern District:
6,078 6,025 7,839 7,794 1,291 1,801 1,339 1,930 48 73 46,966 66,627 36,291 50,163 Pocahontas Region ..... 116,482 121,098 14.7 10.4 96.1 93.9 2.8 2.4 24.0 33.1 580 813 42.8 43.0 65.5 65.9
39,833 39,826 44,142 44,149 5,435 7,403 5,542 7,615 92 146 114,546 172,388 71,108 113,569 Southern Region 297,586 304,784 23.6 18.3 106.8 107.4 14.2 10.3 18.8 28.2 250 388 21.5 22.9 35.1 39.6
45,911 45,851 51,981 51,943 6,726 9,204 6,881 9,545 14o 219 161,512 239,015 107,399 163,732 Total, Southern District 414,068 425,882 21.6 16.4 103.8 103.6 11.2 8.2 20.2 29.5 336 498 27.7 28.5 41.o 44.7
Western District:
8,129 8,10 52860 52,9 4,029 5096 4,166 5,333 149 21 96,321 140,770 53,157 77,781 Northwestern Region 297,359 313564 22.7 18.8 106.7 104.7 7.6 6.7 15.2 21.5 218 336 22.3 24.3 8.0 43.9
53,441 53,456 60,482 60 6,7 7297 6,346 7 3 301% 405 166,779 219,883 104,456 11,504 Central Western Region .... 7,140 350,131 24.4 19.5 106.1 103.8 10.9 7.3 24. 31.2 298 19.8 22.0 45.5 49.1
33,075 33,133 33,992 34,05 3,603 4534 3,627 4,637 54 70 82,149 121,667 54,391 83,824 Southwestern Region 139,315 152,724 23.0 19.6 128.7 133.0 9.0 8.3 24.6 32.6 306 437 20.7 22.6 38.8 46.3
134,645 134,899 147,334 147,464 13,719 16,927 14,139 17,633 504 688 345,249 482,320 212,oo004 295,109 Total. Western District.. 773,814 816,419 23.5 19.3 110.4 109.6 9.3 7.3 21.0 27.9 270 397 20.7 22.8 41.6 46.8
239,580 239,801 280,524 280,878 31,863 40,689 33,362 43,173 1,500 2,101 845,402 1,195,886 540,757 759,212 United States .... 2,191,131 2,267,182 26.2 20.2 108.3 108.0 10.1 7-5 18.8 25.8 270 395 23.5 25.1 44.5 49.0
Car-miles Ton-miles millionss) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service oJ
Gross Net Gross ton-miilc Average niles Gross ton-miles Locomotive- Gross tonmiles, Pnds of al
per train-nile, Net ton miles per hour, per train-hour, nuless per Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
P tced c sTraii-hoursfooluding excluding Iincluding per 1,000 gro
Per cent loaded Per cent estbound T -hours Dir rococo and er trainm-mile trains m freight locomotives and locomototive- loco and Net ton-milesNet ton of col er grss
teddersrservice tndrd tenders, per per mile of road Net tons of coal ton-miles,
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks per day consumed including
Peretded east of total Includinglocomotives Excludinglncomotives Revenue and nonrevenueDy mileo interacks permidfoaddlocomotivesad
per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
66.5 65.1 578 587 49.1 49.5 1,833 2,426 1,568 2,100 60 755 73,105 94,645 New England Region a/ 1,484 1,64 14.5 136 21,451 22,191 37.8 46.8 6,039 7,948 2,366 3,182 103,914 137,179 115 113
60.0 60.8 66. 64. 49.8 9. 10,816 14,667 9,456 12,942 3,9 4,0,56 08513 Great Lakes Region 1,913 2,0 74 16.2 15.2 30,996 1,680 .7 516 10,58 14,59 4,688 746 582039 779,17 108 106
599 60.7 64.7 63.1 49.6 .6 11568 16761 10,052 14742 4,204 6,40 380,243 524,543 Central Eastern Regionb/ 1,855 2,088 776 912 14.2 13.5 26,437 28,104 35.8 47.2 9,890 14,238 4,941 7,549 761,526 1,045,528 132 125
60.5 61.1 64.8 63.3 49.6 49.7 24,217 33,854 21,076 29,784 8,243 12,188 758,404 1,027,701 Total, Eastern District 1,846 2,046 722 837 15.1 14.2 27,790 28,981 38.2 48.9 9,619 13,404 4,505 6,658 1,447,479 1,961,880 120 116
Southern District:
56.4 57.0 47.2 47.0 49.6 50.1 4,305 6,124 3,870 5,503 2,011 2,67 88,881 126,773 Pocahontas Region 2,997 3,057 1,557 1,592 14.5 14.2 43,546 43,411 35.2 48.3 17,717 25,349 10,673 15,351 193,770 273,657 90 89
61.7 60.3 59.3 62.2 50.5 50.6 7,859 12,108 6,713 10,504 2:461 3,941 324,068 465,562 Southern Region 1,235 1,419 453 532 16.8 15.9 20,713 22,560 41.5 56.9 5,743 8,847 1,993 3:192 525,957 775,848 134 128
60.1 59.3 55.8 58.0 50.2 50.5 12,164 18,232 10,583 16,007 4,472 6,808 412,949 592,335 Total, Southern District 1,573 1,739 665 740 16.3 15.5 25,628 27,023 40.1 54.9 7,549 11,323 3,142 4,790 719,727 1,049,505 118 115
54,010 Western District:
64.4 64.4 55.4 56.4 50.2 50.3 6,589 9,574 5,665 8,379 2,146 ,41 262,801 35,010 Northwestern Region 1,406 1,644 53 671 15.3 14.4 21,555 23,669 36.4 45.6 4,021 5831 1,438 2,283 415,600 581,366 126 121
61.5 62.6 62.2 61.6 49.6 50.1 11,564 15,166 9,916 13196 3,307 4,848 51,598 454,129 Central Western Region 1,629 1,809 543 664 17.3 16.1 28,202 29,058 46.0 54.9 6,168 8 094 1,996 2,925 673,797 866 24 117 114
60.2 59.2 588 58.4 511 50.7 5,89 8693 5,007 7620 1,72 2,753 210,072 295,029 Southwestern Region. 1,389 1,681 72 607 17.2 15 23,835 25,829 45.3 57.8 5,541 8,234 1,660 2,680 315,960 45596 108 105
62.0 62.2 59.5 59.3 50.1 50.3 23,992 33,433 20,588 29,195 7,155 11,020 824,471 1,103,168 Total, Wettern District 1,501 1,725 522 651 16.6 15.3 24,971 26,465 42.5 52.3 5,253 7,314 1,714 2,635 1,405,357 1,903,986 117 114
61.0 61.2 60.9 60.6 49.9 50.1 60,373 85,519 52,247 74,986 19,870 30,016 1,995,824 2,723,204 United States 1,640 1,843 624 738 16.0 14.9 26,178 27,536 40.3 51.5 6,942 9,822 2,675 4,038 3,572,563 4,915,371 118 115

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Locomotive- Per cent
Districtand region Average miles of Tram-miles Passenger-train car-miles train cage miles per unserviceable
trict n region road operated (thousands) (thousands) etr ars locomotive- of total NPounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
653 797 423 279 1076 1076 96 120 41,190 40,014 24,628 1,5 18 ewEngandReion 6,838 6,904 2,093 2,364 12,699 15,215 6.43 6.82 71.9 84.2 29.2 20.7 77,772 89,337 14.9 14.4
2,702 3189 1,580 1,259 282 ,28 7 900 2 875 280109 14,210 154,855 434,964 Grat Lakens Region .. 20,557 20 917 5 502 6 301 44 271 885 865 8 58 1080 1094 30.8 21 255947 296 964 126 5
4520 4,749 1,460 1,094 5,780 5,843 1,817 1,542 487,014 467,184 106,583 139,018 593,597 606,202 Central Eastern Region b/ 22,493 23,08 7,880 9,029 52,929 61-646 7.38 7.36 99.4 1 11. 0 213 158 255,40o 415,364 15.0 15.
7,675 8,735 3,463 2,612 11,1358 11,347 2,707 2,562 815,079 787,307 274,421 325,188 1,089,500 1,112,495 Total. Eastern District. 49,888 51,129 15,475 17,694 109,899 127,746 7.71 7.74 97.0 105.6 25.9 21.0 686,120 801,665 14.o 14.0
Southern District:
1,085 1,199 187 139 1,272 1,338 506 463 100,038 96,851 11,882 16,862 111,920 113,71 pocahontas Region 5,716 5,718 916 1,024 5369 6,119 6.08 6.16 104.8 118.5 9.0 10.0 45,5543 52,171 17.2 17.
3,342 3,597 1,035 805 4,377 4,402 869 659 268,409 256,379 49,529 70,931 317,938 327,310 Southern Reeion 38:186 38,265 5,307 6,032 34,767 40:481 6.86 6.97 84.2 94.4 26.0 19.8 252,898 298,173 15.0 15.
4,427 4,796 1,222 944 5,649 5,740 1,375 1,122 368,447 353,230 61,411 87,793 429,858 441,023 Total, Southern District 43,902 43,985 6,223 7,056 40,136 46,600 6.74 6.85 86.8 97.3 23.9 18.6 298,441 350,344 15.3 15.4

2,953 3,185 867 739 3,820 3,924 1,200 949 262,894 261,218 54,504 67,200 317,398 328,418 Wes heserRegion 43,484 44,146 4,482 5,121 27,248 31,391 6.83 6.78 8.4 94.0 21.5 20. 190,125 22,19 15.0 15.2
3,525 3,817 1,140 925 4,665 4,742 1,232 1,117 278,600 274,899 79,042 88,576 357,642 363,47 Central Westrn Region 50,774 51341 6,976 8,116 50189 6058 8.37 8. 109.5 126.8 25.2 19. 307,143 364,242 12.8 12.5
2,021 2,111 603 516 2,624 2,627 687 551 121,699 122,769 57,559 80,317 179,258 203,086 Southwestern Region 32,042 32,260 3,158 3,750 20,374 24,361 7.25 7.18 106.9 120.9 23.9 17.8 118,086 145,737 12.1 12.5
8,499 9,113 2,610 2,180 11,109 11,293 3,119 2,617 663,193 658,886 191,105 236,093 854,298 894,979 Total, Western District 126,500 127,747 14,616 16,987 97,811 116,410 7.64 7.66 99.4 113.7 23.6 19.5 615,354 733,118 13.3 13.2
20,601 22,644 7,295 5,736 27,896 28,380 7,201 6,301 1,846,719 1.799,423 526,937 649,074 2,373,656 2,448,497 United States 220,090 222,859 36,314 41,737 247,846 290,756 7.50 7.55 95.8 107.0 24.6 20.0 1,599,915 1,885,127 13.9 13.9


(ovaE) a/ Includes Boston & Albany ( sessor to New Tork Central), for which operating *tatistios are reported separately.
b/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statiatice are reported separately.


o/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
4/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil ooneaed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.
124268-0 U S GOVERNMENT PNTING OFFiCE 1932






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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent
Average miles of all Train-miles District and region Caowned unserviceable Per cent all cars unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Nerton-d esCar-miles pe
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty otal region ownedar n f toalarsar-day per -daycar-ile
locoootiveo on line

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

7,636 7,67 9,194 9,866 5,1.. 6,463 6,304 7,314 358 464 1541,613 190,186 83,493 o101,695 Eastern Distri ct;
23 6 23 872 3 57 3 3,7 646 25,60 30,453 27,301 32:784 1,594 2,024 820,159 1,025,9143 530,278 66o,191 New England Regiona/ 55,6,O 56,001 37.0 22. 124.4 129.2 10.9 6.1 22.6 26.7 281 3 8 19.1 20.0 44.0 1 46.2
27,9 27,5 37,770 37,975 2 5,028 31,936 39060 2,737 ,558 37,95 ,81,721 562,080 Central Eastern Region b... 55,4,552 5607 22 5 106.6 108.0 6 3 15.6 19. 270 353 29.0 29.8 9.3 52.3
59,001 59,071 81,221 81,487 60,098 71,944 65,541 79,158 4,689 6,046 1,812,707 2,297,850 1,175,851 1,475,664 Total, Eastern District 1,008,416 1,026,264 29.6 22.1 108.7 108.7 9.8 6.6 17.9 22.4 278 360 25.5 26.4 50.7 53.5

39,810 39,832 4,119 ,147 27,861 34,764 28,164 35,735 490 73 610,067 806,731 380,928 517,894 southern Region ..... 2981681 305,37121'5 21.9 18.7 36.0 106.892 13.6 9.2 8 5 20.6 26.932 2856 391 22.5 23.9 36.5 39.1
45,888 45,847 51,958 51,930 34,774 43,596 35,703 45,229 771 1,065 862,760 1,121,107 574,628 759,002 Total, Southern District 415,898 426,801 20.1 17.2 102.4 102.7 10.7 7.9 22.2 28.4 381 496 28.6 29.3 42.3 44.1

48,16 48,310 ,865 2,965 21,26 24,6 22,076 25,797 849 1,020 506,276 672078 292,501 ,7104 Northwestern Region ...... 297,610 15,284 21.7 18.6 107.8 105.1 6.9 6.3 16.4 20.9 236 322 22.8 23.9 4.4
53,6 53331 6051 60,313 3 0,554 35,139 31,969 36,918 1,505 1,877 32,377 1, 334 502,813 61 Central Western Region 337,660 349 977 23.3 19.3 106.0 104.7 9.6 7.0 24.5 30.2 323 25 21.1 22.5 48.5
33,3 33,135 34,000 34,059 1,432 21,67 18,607 22,023 279 358 433,599 567,862 285,117 388,073 Southwestern Region 140,507 154,132 21.7 19.3 128.4 128.8 8.5 7.5 26.2 31.9 336 433 21.3 22.9 39.9 45.1
134,685 134,776 147,378 147,337 70,250 81,429 72,652 84,738 2,633 3,255 1,772,252 2,286,274 1,080,431 1,385,795 Total, Western District 775,777 819,393 22.4 19.1 110.7 109.4 8.4 6.9 21.8 27.1 293 389 21.6 23.0 41.5 46.1
239,574 239,694 280,557 280,754 165,122 196,969 173,896 209,125 8,093 10.366 4,447,719 5,705,231 2,830,910 3,620,461 United States 2,200,091 2,272,458 24.8 19.9 108.2 107.8 9.4 7.0 20.1 25.2 302 395 24.6 25.6 45.0 48.3
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c,
Gross Net Gross to- miles Average les Gross toin-o Locomotive- Gross tonmles Pounds of coal
p- iTrain-hosis pee t to-Iaoes pe hour excluding o n e- ta oanr, o per 1to000 grosse
Train-hoursexcludig traln-me trinp rehocrng ilespudigr1,000gr
Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound locomotives and peltran-mile t rain freight locomotives and locomotive- ocomoties and Net ton il Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District a region tenders service tenders dayenderners, per per mile of road consumed including
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks p y locomotives and
per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
64,9 65.2 .0 6.9 19.6 149.7 9,791 12,0114 8,04 10,41 2,959 3,797 387,621 4M ,26 Eastern Distriott :1428i
6.79 2 6 .1 6.9 8 2 5 0, 000 62,7 1 0 2,5 61 2034,9 4e7England tRegion a/ 1,517 1,612 534 588 14.3 13.5 21,681 21,695 40.6 47. 6,57 8,064 2,549 3,276 59 036 729,09 122 121
61422 0 .,7 1,136 5037 72, 12614 32,561 2,02702 ,676,5114 Great Lakes Region 1 95 2 060 75 807 15.7 15.0 30,689 30 823 44.1 2. 1, 15 14,002 5,219 6,814 ,32,898 4,085,35
59.9 60.2 65.6 6379 9.9 6,2327 2,827 56,037 72,806 2,264 32,285 2,107,2707 2:676,510n4 8329 121central6 EasternRegion b/ 1936 079 92 13.71 3.1 65
60.7 60.9 65.1 63.6 49.9 50.0 131,110 165,977 114,441 145,949 46,303 60,643 4,124,133 5,191,747 Total. Eastern District 1,904 2,029 770 843 14.6 13.9 27,749 28,112 41.2 49.8 10,620 13,489 5,163 6,799 8,400,105 10,397,780 128 125
56.6 6.6 .9 149.14 50.0 50.5 23,298 29,85 20,1135 26067 10,915 13,569 1491,767 638,516 Southern District:
66 6.6 48.9 49.4 5. 5.5 2329 29,085 20,35 2667 10.915 13,569 49172 PocahontasRegion.. 3,028 2,951 1,579 1,536 14.1 13.8 42,571 10,824 38.7 149.8 19,555 24,76 11,816 14,939 1,133,907 1,465,289 97 101
61.6 60.9 59.0 59.2 50.2 50.0 42,350 56,885 36,37 9397 ,7 19,263 1,715,889 2,26-:225 southern Region 308 1421 493 554 16. 2 15.3 21235 21,778 43.7 54.7 6,315 8,533 2,271 3,203 2,969,325 3,942,934 140 139
60.0 59.6 56.1 56.5 50.2 50.2 65,648 85,970 57,372 75,464 24,657 32,832 2,207,656 2,906,741 Total, Southern District 1,650 1,731 709 753 15.8 15.0 25,988 25,962 42.5 53.6 8,312 10,963 3.,535 4,742 4,103,232 5,408,223 125 126
8.0 .6 35,041 5,50 5 6 0 i 1,734,726 Western District
63.4 64.2 55.0 5 .6 35,041 45,55 155 39,733 11522 16,090 1421,077 1,7Northwestern Region 1,418 1,612 542 653 1 .0 14.2 21,220 22,905 39.4 44.9 4,361 5,690 1,55 2,206 2,48,359 2,974,035 140 131
62.3 62.7 59.6 60.3 9.7 7 57,6 72,267 49,01 62,837 17,560 23,532 2,7 2207,01 Central Western Region 1,617 188 575 670 1.7 15.9 27,072 28 65 7. 53.7 6,266 7:935 2 161 2922 3,661,560 4,369,937 127 121
60.3 59.4 57.8 57.7 50.5 49.9 30,767 ,621 26,503 35,574 9,229 12,993 111598 1419,47 Soithwestern Region 1,438 1,43 501 600 16.5 15.2 23,755 2058, 47. 56.3 5,953 7,898 1,835 2,597 1,769,538 2,273,270 115 112
62.1 62.3 57.8 59.0 50.2 50.0 123,441 158,393 106,059 138,144 38,311 52,615 4,361,550 5,361,874 Total, Western District 1,510 1,696 545 646 16.1 15.2 24,317 25,764 44.7 51.2 5,510 7,119 1,871 2,585 7,889,457 9,617,242 128 121
61.1 61.2 60.5 60.4 50.1 50.1 320,199 410,340 277,872 359,557 109,271 146,090 10,693,339 13,460,362 United States ................... 1,683 1,825 662 742 15.4 14.6 25,986 26,712 42.9 51.1 7,509 9,679 3,001 14,036 20,392,794 25,423,245 127 124
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/

Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Passenger- Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable UnserviceableD t and region Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-tram car-miles Paisenge miles per unserviceable
ct and regoroad operated (thousands) (thousands) tram cars locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotivesonsumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

681 839 1100 246 1,081 1.085 99 19 11,008 40:1,69 27192 31,863 69,200 72,332 Eastern District
6% 7 % o 1,0 1i 1,15 1,307 14 7 2,8,52 285,684 1146 4,9 143747424 New England Region a/...... 6,840 6901 10,419 11,753 63,380 73,909 6.41 6.63 72.9 87.3 28.1 19.5 423,29 4794 168 16.2 15.8
4,76 1 7701 5I 1,083 5,29 5,853 1,721 1 2291 47,175 109,057 13 2,379 591,3 605 4 Great Lakes Region .. 20,578 20968 27,729 31,058 217,185 243,876 8.37 8.27 107.0 110.6 30.2 27.2 1,374,068 1,556,915 13.8 13.7
1412 C1482,291 109,057 138,379 591,348 605,554 central Eastern Region b/. 22,686 23,405 39,660 44,621 258,199 297,509 7.11 7.16 100.5 111.4 20.9 16.4 1,891,209 2,186,949 16.6 16.5
7,894 8,820 3,323 2,504 11,217 11,324 2,632 2,532 813,151 793,328 282,742 322,302 1,095,893 1,115,630 Total, Eastern District... 50,104 51,274 77,808 87,432 538,764 615,294 7.48 7.49 97.4 106.8 25.4 20.8 3,688,556 4,223,032 15.4 15.3
21,357100 1,4152 179 163 1 9 ,508 19D9 z 9 96,692 11,601 15,1479 109,320 112,171 Southern District
1,100 1,152 179 163 1,279 1,5 4 408 79 320 171 Pocahontas Region 5,719 5,710 4,655 5,220 27,481 31,822 6.11 6.29 109.7 122.2 9.0 10.7 247,180 278,186 18.2 17.7
3,407 3,582 956 823 4,363 4,105 8 3 688 26,868 254,887 51,824 71,130 316,692 326,017 Southern Region....... 38,201 38 1 27,42 32,000 180,008 216,349 6.84 7.03 89.5 102.6 23.1 18.5 1,382,793 1,668,607 15.8 15.8
4,507 4,734 1,135 986 5,642 5,720 1,322 1,096 362,587 351,579 63,425 86,609 426,012 438,188 Total, Southern District 43,920 43,991 32,137 37,220 207,489 248,171 6.73 6.92 92.0 105.0 21.4 17.5 1,629,973 1,946,793 16.1 16.1
2,997 3221 830 736 3827 957 1,105 1 261,7 262,01 5905 6,595 20,752 331,396 Western District:
2,97 3,221 1830 736 3,827 ,957 1,105 1,011 261,847 262,801 58,905 68,595 320,752 331,396 Northwestern Region .. 43,542 4,370 22,496 26,170 130,834 153,634 6.49 6.49 85.4 96.1 21.6 20.7 1,038,651 1,173,803 17.1 16.4
3,560 3,861 1,O80 924 4,640 ,785 1,172 1,178 274,937 275,099 82,961 91,202 357,898 366,301 central Western Region .... 50,933 51,252 34,902 39,700 238127 280161 7.8 7.99 109.6 125.2 24.8 19.1 1,617 171 1,812,793 1.2 13.5
2,042 2,125 567 507 2,609 2,632 670 576 122,075 125,449 58,381 73,125 180,456 198,574 Southwestern Region 32,053 32,259 15,579 18,328 96,520 115,839 6.96 6.99 107.0 120.1 21.6 16.8 609;947 739,030 13.2 13.2
8,599 9,207 2,477 2,167 11,076 11,374 2,947 2,765 658,859 663,349 200,247 232,922 859,106 896,271 Total, Western District 126,528 127,881 72,977 84,198 465,481 549,634 7.25 7.30 100.2 113.5 23.0 19.2 3,265,769 3,725,626 14.8 14.2
21,000 22,761 6,935 5,657 27,935 28,418 6,901 6,393 1,834,597 1,808,256 56,41 641,833 2,381,011 2,450,089 United States .............. 220,552 223,146 182,922 208,850 1,211,734 1,413,099 7.25 7.31 97.4 108.9 23.7 19.6 8,584,298 9,895,451 15.3 15.0


Ja Includes Boston & Albany \lessor to N
b Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


/ Incluaes 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.


MAY, 1932





UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA



3 1262 08855 2947


Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-210
JUNE, 1932


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

Compiled from 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS- B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1932 AND 1931

1 1


FREIGHT SERVICE

Locomotive-miles thousandsd) Car-miles (thousands)
Average miles of road Average miles of aIl Train-miles
Av erag e miles main tracks (thounrsapa) FeLight
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty
_ _ I _ I- ___ __ _


1932


1931


1931


1932


1931


1932 1931


District and region


FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Per cen t Per cent
Cars owned unserviceable iun ns serviceable C(r-niles per Net ton-miles Nt to-nide, Cr-miles per
of total on line of cf total cars ear-day per ear-day ter loade train-mile
locomotive iow ed on ine e ar-iletrai-i
SI __ _7 -- T


1932 .931


1932


-l------ +


118.3
108.7
107.9
108.8

96.8
10o4.9
102.6

107.4
106.1
129.1
110.7


123.9
107.0
108.5
108.7

92.
104.
101.2

107.7
133.1
110.9


1932 i 1931


1932 1931


1932 I


1931


1932 1931


1932 1931


_ 4


13.3
12.1
9.5
10.7



11.8

7.8
11.3
8
9.5


21.4 2 .2
18.6 24.1
13.8 19.0
16.1 21.4

23.3 35.3

19.7 28.6

15.5 21.7
2: 31.0
2. 33-5
21.1 I28.2


35
341
337
337

873
373
502

41
438
394


44.2
55.7
51.6
52.6

b7.0
37.8
43.9

42.9
48.1
45.2
45.7


1932 1


+ + 1 4 1 -~ -l--------.----l---------------.l I- .1- 1 ______________ 1 _______


1,130
4,:936
5,68 3
11,749

1,291
5,231
6,522

4,151
6,000
3,671
13,822


1,377
6,153
7:601
15,131

1,914
7,025
8,939

,283


17,523
Ul-r,


62 82
256 53
472 79
790 1,114

44 74
87 132
131 206

148 211
265 373
53 71
466 655


149,356
320,915

45,156
107,119
152,275

93 16o
154,484
83,559
331,203


34,372
190,995
208,835
434,202

66,775
154,969
221,744

134,068
207,735
117,705
459,508


14,643 18,029
93,967 124,148
97.248 137,627
205,858 279,804

33,291 51,190
4,690 96,913
97,981 148,103

55,294 78,410
95266 130,67
59,422 83,94
209,982 293,032


Eastern District
New England Region a,
Great Lakes Region
Central Eastern Region b'
Total, Eastern District
Southern District:
Pocahontas Region
Southern Region
Total, Southern District
Western District:
Northwestern Region
Central Western Region
Southwestern Region
Total, Western District


55,406
392,513
553,120
1,001,039

116,107
297,421
413,528

297,228
336 66
13772,94
772,398


55,945
407,508
560,461
1,023,914

120,860
304,645
425,505

302,952
349,658
150,692
803,302


39.-3
37.2
25.8
31.5

16.2
23.7
22.0


2-9,7,- 23 7,792 2 J |2 0,7011280,871j30, 39.v25 | I [ 11,593 11,37 1 .975 1 I o04,393 1,115, 54 1 513, j 21 1 720,939 United States e2,186,965 d2,252,721 26 20.4 1 08.3 108.1 10.5 7.7 18.6 25.1 2663 387 23.2 25*3 43.9 47.8
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density ( u ion i od ie

Gross Net (loss ttoiles As I ton.-mile tods o val
Train-hours li di tra ing i e N et ton-mi le.s per c l, esludr t ing r romlfto e- Io 'io n-mies a, dei -
Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound loco not e and per trai-mile trams in freight omot and com e- |,coiotit rd Net ton-milNet ton of i ... .
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Ihs-it ad re.guon ,nr service tender day tender-. e per mile of road ed i,,luding
and tenders and tender niite of main tracks per day !iii'otvesand
per dn lender,

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1932 1931

Eastern District"
65.2 56. 59.7 49.1 49.8 1,699 2,109 1,49 1,05 498 640 69,382 87,871 New England Rego a.. 1,438 1,488 494 27 14.5 13.8 20,893 20,542 7.4 5,74 2,173 2 785 93744 124 110 113
6 6 664.1 64.5 49.8 9,933 13,254 8,642 11,668 3,083 4,464 287,602 381,213 Great Lakes Region 1,846 2O25 68 775 316" 1.1 30,04 30,608 4.3 4.9: 9529 131 7, 1,9 6'22 501'785 680,296 101 10
60. 60.3 64.4 63.5 .7 49.8 11,101 15,975 9,640 14002 3,981 6,139 36,291 510,241 Central Eastern Region b 1,850 2,4 74 896 14. 1. 6175 27443 35.5 7.1 9,87 1,033 4,835 7,443 04291 962,924 127
60.9 60.8 64.5 63.6 49.8 49.8 22,733 31,338 19,731 27,475 7,562 11,243 725,275 979,325 Total. Eastern District 1,810 1,987 694! 813 15.0 14.1 27,205 28,056 37.5 47.7 9,331 12,819 4,270 6,345 1,299,820 1,762,344 114 112
Southern District:
6 6.6 46. 50.2 50.1 4,106 6,178 3,690 5,558 1,927 2,919 ,07 126,841 Pocahontas Region 2,98 ,109 1,45 1,6 14. 14.1 43,001 43,818 34.5 4.9 17,462 26,423 10,570 16,151 180,362 267,292 88 8
6.3 71.5 59. 62 51.3 51.8 7,274 10,772 6,195 9,31 2,282 3,568 30,395 29,03 Southern Region 1,2 i 363 6. 159 2155 21710 40.4 5.1 5492 8133 1,910 2,986 467,795 680,926 129 126
Southern 562.9221,14 2252,6813429,030 S36352216 '9 1 2 0L1 5,92 8,133 1,9
60.8 60.0 55.9 57.0 51.0 51.2 11,380 16,950 9,885 14,872 4,209 6,487 393,202 555,871 Total. Southern District 1,550 1,725 660 752 16.2 15.5 25,141 26,754 39.0 53.1 7,297 10,877 3,056 4,716 648,157 948,218 114 112
WeI stern Dist6ct
62.8 6 .1 .2 5.8 49.5 0.0 6,507 9 5602 I ,1 2,076 34 262,818 350,06 Northwestern Region 1,390 1,616 515 660 15.3 14.521 23,369 7.7 47.7 4,094 5,884 1,434 2,307 540675
61 6 5 .4 61. 1 6 1. 1 5. 1 50.8 1 5 54 5 19024, 37 2965i 1, 915 21,314 23.36957. 7 645394:,2261 675121 1 6
.6 1.8 49.5 10,708 1 9176 12,6 3,099 4950 50989 Central Western Rego 1,96 1,764 633 172 15.9 2739 28,080 5. 558 589 8,038 1931 2,83 592,648 07,899 111 1
58. 58.4 61.1 61.1 51.1 50.8 5,991 547 5,12 I 7,458 1,722 2,35 21,137 290,542 Southwestern Region 1, 15 1,635 577 17. 15.7 24,012 25,668 47.4 60.1 587 ,383 1736 2,656 313,650 431,739 105 101
3 0R1 764: 35 63301720 1597 3 2580501 5,55 55252
61.2 61.1 59.7 59.9 49.9 49.7 23,206 32,482 19,920 28,301 6,897 10,524 811,905 1,091,537 Total, Western District 1,485 1,684 514 626 16.5 15.4 24,535 25,927 43-1 54.0 5,244 7,343 1,705 2,601 1,300,524 1,780,313 112 110
61.0 60.7 60.9 60.7 50.1 50.0 57,319 80,770 49,536 70,648 18,668 28,254 1,930,382 2,626,733 United States 1,614 1,800 608 720 15.9 14.9 25,661 26,896 4o.o 51.3 6,807 9,586 2,595 3,928 3,248,501 4,490,875 113 111

Average number of locomotives. on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE


Coal consumption in load service d/

Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-mile Passng Pseam ear-s nger- miles per iunervcent
Sroead operated (thousands, thousand) pertrain locomotive- of total Pounds of coal
day locomotives Net tonsume of coal


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 | 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 19311932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
9IE


42,433
288,798
491,555
822,786

100,955
266,298
367,253

265,046
280,451
120,411
665,908
1,855.947


40,221
283,625
46,330
792,176

94,835
251,600
346,435

258,712
273.125
120,917
652,754
1,791,365


23,091 29,097
137,781 152,492
10,996 139,519
265,874 321,108

11,444 16,679
45,549 67,-5
56,993 84,124

54216 67,686
76,832 90,930
58,280 79,600
189,328 238,216
512,195 1 643,448


65,524 6Zj18
426 8 43
596:551 627:849
1,088,660 1,113,284

112,399 111,514
311,847 319,045
424,246 430,559

319,262 326,398
357,283 364,o55
178,691 200,517
855,236 890,970
2,368,142 2,434,813


Eastern District:
New England Regiona/.
Great Lakes Region
Central Eastern Region b4
Total, Easlern District
Southern District'
Pocahontas Region .
Southern Region
Total, Southern District
Western District:
Northwestern Region...
Central Western Region
Southwestern Region
Total, Western District
United States


6,837
20,562
22:183
49,582

5,717
38,182
43,899

43,575
50,770
32,036
126,381
219,862


6,912
20,917
23,201
51,030

5,718
38,265
43,983

44,042
51,157
32,1s6
127,585
222,598


2,067
7,591

15,009

883
4,913
5,796

4,392
6,708
2,979
14,079
34,884


2,397
6,193
8,829
17,419

984
5,557
6,541

5,010
7,668
3,458
16,136
40,096


12,604
43,101
49,230
104,935

5,099
30,274
35,373

27,930
48,077
18,180
94,187
234,495


15,551
50,56
6,06

126,183

,832
34,121
39,953

32,428
58,462
22,258
113,148
279,284


6.48
8.69
7.10
7.60

6.0o
6.49
6.40

7.19
8.38
6.90
7.68
7.42


28.7
30.1
20.4
25.3

10.1
26.6
24.5

20.3
26.2
24.1
23.6
24.5


. .. .. I II I I I I, [ I ,I .-- -,a- --.L .1 ,_I II .-


741 87,926
240,5 028o,469
329,227 390,220
644,052 758,615

42,57 49,031
221,936 261,360
264,509 310,391

182,069 216,144
285,478 337,s480
107,300 129,986
574,847 683,610
1,483,40o 1,752,616


o/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per not ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


1.8
14.7
13.5

17.0
15.9
16.0

14.2
12.0
12.1
12.6
13.5


1932 1931


7,657
27 :92
59,069

6025
39,:826
45,851



33,O72
134,872
21Q.7()2


2 7
59,026

6,078
39,832
45,910

48,243
53,498
33,069
134,810
eta ethf


33 ,685
9 ,79
3 732
81,207



51,980

n,976
33,987
147,514
'290.701


1,008
4,682
5,212
10,902

1,248
5,131
6,379

4,0


13,413
4 06Q4


9,8 45


81,489



51,943



33,987
147,439
2O971-r


1,213
,762
,851
13,826

1,788
S 6,:834
8,622

5,063
,563,
16,8So6
4q -


644
2,698
4,288
7,630

1,081
3,350
4,431

2,84
2,017
8,474
20,535


0,
4,740
8,681


3,579
4.764

3,14-
3,830
2,104
9,077
22,522


418
1,601
1,490
3,509

208
1,042
1,250

815
1,168
602
2,585
7,344


1,062
4,299
5,778
11,139

1,289
4,392
5,681



2,619
11,059
27.879


1, 068
4,424
5,864
11,356

1,325
4:409
5,737


2,Z33
11,214
28.307


104
585
1,884
2,846

542
923
1,465

1,225
1,238
700
3,163
7,474


a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for whioh operating statistics are reported separately.
f Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for whioh operating statistioo are reported separately.


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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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent Net ton-mile
Average miAverag miles of all Train-miles District and region Ca nedunserviceable Per ent all ars unerviceable Car-milesper Net ton-mile N ton Car-mil er
Avergemils of read maintracks houndsd) District and region oarsowned loomaf toalnperladed
operated operated of total of total cars car-day per car-day car-mile train-mile
Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7,636 7674 9,79 9,862 6,550 7,676 7,434 8,691 420 545 181,988 224,558 98136 19,724 New England Regiona 55, 91 3 7.4 23. 123.5 128.3 11.3 6.3 2 2.4 26.5 277 361 19.0 19.8 5 3.8 58
9Great Lakes Region 3971,305 409,.06 3 27:1 109.2 106.9 11. .3 20.1 25.3 281 367 23.0 23.9
23,0 23,,033:1961' 3,9655130,20o56,215131,238 U981150 2,377 964,943 21216,958 624,2, G78e3a9t5Lakes.1Re5gio2n1 36121.015.95
27 3,8 516376,763 3 0,1 2 1, 32,2 ,96 3:2809 4 2377 987,291 1,2 9 6598328 51, 5 Central Eastern Regionb/ 55 ,305 560,474 2.5 18.6 106.8 10.1 8.8 4 15.3 19.5 262 350 28.6 29.8 .2 .1
59,005 59,070 81,218 81,487 71,000 85,769 77,291 94,289 5,479 7,159 2,133,622 2,732,052 1,381,709 1,755,468 Total, Eastern District 1,007,184 1,025,871 29.9 22.4 108.7 108.7 9.9 6.8 17.6 22.2 270 356 25.2 26.3 50.5 53.3
Southern District:
6,0 7 6,017 7 3. ,785 161 i0,620 8 ,40 32 467 2977 49 81,151 226,991 292 298 Pocahonlas Region ......... 116,907 121,331 14.4 12.1 9.4.0 92.4 2.6 2.5 26.3 3.2 642 813 43.1 43.3 65.3 6.
9,817 69,17 7,123 7:,718 32,992 61,59 33,694 42,760 52 86 27,1 961,1700 25,918 29,287 Southern Region 298,165 305,263 22.2 18.7 105.9 106.5 13.8 10.0 20. 26.8 279 388 22.3 23.7 36.2 38.9
39,8111 39,831 4411,13 ,1485 32,992 1598 31276.5787805.717,186 961,700 1.15,618 61118071
45,891 45,848 51,961 51,933 41,153 52,218 42,224 54,168 903 1,272 1,015,035 1,342,851 672,609 907,105 Total, Southern District 415,372 426,594 20.4 17.2 102.5 102.5 10.9 8.1 21.8 28.4 372 497 28.4 29.3 42.0 .11
Western District:
4154 48,310 ,3 62,965 2294 76 2622 31,00 997 1230 599,43R6 347,795 452514 Nothstrnegion 297,549 313,231 21. 18.5 10' 7 10. 7.1 6 16.2 21.0 23 22 7 324.1 4
5 7 529,70323080 1,769 2,250 986,611, 254 7,795 Central Western Region Z,7,51 3,L9,927 23. 19. 1o.5 .567.3 16.52.13399 71 4 21.0 22.7323.1 113.6
3,00 3,123 ,99 34,047 22,0 26, 27 8 266992 1 517,15 5,567 3 539 72,017 Southwestern Region .152 153,559 21.9 19. 128.5 129.5 8.6 7.6 26.3 32.2 33 434 21.2 22.8 40. 45.1
134,706 134,792 147,401 147,354 83,663 98,236 86,474 102,261 3,099 3,910 2,103.455 2,745,782 1,290,413 1,678,827 Total, Western District. 775,215 816,717 22.5 19.1 110.8 109.6 8.6 6.9 21.7 27.3 289 390 21.5 23.0 41.5 46.0
239,602 239,710 280,580 280,774 195,816 236,223 205,989 250,718 9,481 12,341 5,252,112 6,820,685 3,344,731 4,341,400 United States ............. 2,197,771 2,269,182 25.1 20.0 108.3 107.9 9.6 7.1 19.9 25.2 295 394 24.4 25.6 4.9 48.2
Car-miles 1Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service /
Grss Net Gross ton-niles Gross ton-miles
ross er tran-le n-mie s Average iles per trahour, Locotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
peretTaInn;s Net ton-miles per hour, miles per moInmiles,
Per cent loaded Per cent astond Train-hrs xc g per train-le train in freight excluding locotiveir including per 1,000 grass
er cent loded P cent abound Tnhous locomoes anloco and e train in freight ocomotiveslocomotive- loco andNet ton-mile Net tons of coal n miles,
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District ad rdayper per mileof rad consumnsed including
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks r locomotives and
per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
65.0 65.2 5.0 57.4 49.5 9.7 11,490 14,122 9,8 12,22 3,57 4,437 57,003 568,138 New England Regiona/... 1,504 1,592 528 57 14.3 13.5 21,561 21,516 40.0 47.2 6,446 7,911 2,487 3,194 69 6 849133 120 120
60.7 60.8 66.1 64.5 50.3 50.1 67020 84,390 58 6 74,392 2213 29,026 1, 2,116,179 Great Lakes Region................ 1,936 2,0 732 801 15.8 15.0 30,593 30,789 43.5 52.0 10,940 13,854 5,091 6,715 3,826,683 4,7,652 114 11
60. 60.3 65.4 6.9 49.6 49.9 75,333 98,803 65,677 86,os0 28,25 38 4 2,75561 3186,755 Central Eastern Regionb/.... 1,92 2,073 827 918 13.8 13.1 26.530 27,240 38.5 8.0 10,961 1376 5,654 7,715 5,18 62 6,56,253 138 133
60.0 60.3 65.1 63.9. 73 9,3 67 ,0275,56103,186,75
60.7 60.9 65.0 63.6 49.9 50.0 153,843 197,315 134,173 173,424 53,865 71,887 4,849,1108 6,171,072 Total, Eastern District 1,890 2,022 759 838 14.6 13.9 27,668 28,103 40.6 49.5 10,408 13,378 5,016 6,724 9,701,151 12,161,038 126 123
Southern District:
2:16 0 5. 5 0 7 24 5c 31,65 1, 16,g 577,574 7, Pocahontas Region 3................. ,017 2,978 1,74 1,55 14.1 13. 42,635 411,321 8.0 4 .8 19,210 25,025 11,610 15,140 1,14,269 1,732,581 96 98
1659.2 59.7 50.1 50.3 19,623 67657 262 58,711 16,o02 22,831 2,o23,281 2,97,55 Southern Region 1,292 1,411 6 9 16.3 15. 21,071 21,767 43.1 54.6 6,179 8,467 2,211 3,167 337,120 4,623,860 139 137
60.1 59.7 56.0 56.6 50.3 50.3 77,027 102,920 67,257 90,336 28,866 39,319 2,600,858 3,462,612 Total, Southern District 1,634 1,730 701 753 15.8 15.1 25,860 26,089 42.0 53.5 8,145 10,949 3,456 4,738 4,751,389 6,356,441 123 124
Western District:
63 6.0 55.0 1, 5,8 5,758 7,91 1 7 19 1,68,895 20872 Northwestern Region .. ... 1,1 1,6 58 6 1.0 114.2 21,235 22,983 .1 45.3 4,317 5,722 1,551 2,222 2,852,585 3,514,710 17 128
62.3 61 59 67.7 46 9 68, 86,852 587 5 l20,657 28,07 2,1, 7 2:65890 Central Western Region..... 1,614 1,784 9 66 16.8 15.9 27,122 28,00 7.1 54.0 6,205 7,952 2,123 2,907 ,25,93 5,177,981 125 119
6020 62.4 59.:3 5.2 50.6 501 36760 968 ,5 4 3:,032 0,5 677 2,159,725 ,9 Southwestern Region........ 1,4135 1,642 96 59 16.6 15.3 23,804 25,162 417.6 56.9 5,941 7,979 1,819 2,607 2,082,320 2,703,323 113 110
62.0 62.1 58.1 59.1 50.2 50.0 146,648 190,874 125,989 166,445 45,205 63,138 5,173,453 6,453,411 Total, Western District 1,506 1,694 54o 643 16.2 15.2 24,353 25,792 44.4 51.7 5,466 7,157 1,844 2,588 9,189,398 11,396,014 125 119
61.1 61.1 60.5 60.4 50.1 50.0 377,518 491,109 327,419 430,205 127,936 17,344 12,623,719 16,087,095 United States........ ............ 1,672 1,821 653 738 15.5 14.7 25,937 26,742 42.4 51.2 7,393 9,664 2,934 4,018 23,641,938 29,913,493 125 122
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Pasenger Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousand) (thousands) tra locomotive- of total Net tons of cal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
64 8 I 1077 1,082 100 144 42,089 40 ,437 26,535 31,399 68624 71,836 New England Region a/............. 6,839 6,903 12,4186 14,150 75,98 89,460 6.42 6.67 73.0 87.4 28.2 19.1 497,78 567,277 15.9 15.5
1139 t 1 10 38 41,392 8 20 1 2'0 285,'18 1,4455 1 1 137 1 1 Great Lakes Region .... ......... 20,575 20,96 3,079 37251 260,287 294 2 8.4 8.33 107.1 110.6 30.2 2 1,617 1,87, 1 5
4:396 4:766 1,95 1,89 5,821 5,855 1,749 1,97 483,802 467,393 108,;30 138:640 592,232 606,033 Central Eastern Region b 22,62 23,371 47,2 53450 307,423 357,576 7.1 7.18 100. 111.5 20.9 1.3 2,220, 6 2,577,169 16. 1.2
7,852 8,797 3,354 2,532 11,206 11,329 2,669 2,549 814,701 793,238 279,920 322,150 1,094,621 1,115,388 Total, Eastern District. 50,016 51,234 92,817 104,851 643,694 741,478 7.50 7.54 97.4 106.8 25.4 20.8 4,332,937 4,981,830 15.1 15.0
Southern District:
3,398 31,158 970 159 12368 11,411 0 6 856 689 29,259 962445 50,860 7015,679 31,094 325,005 Southern Region ....31 87 2 5 ,723................. 8,198 39,278 32,395 37,557 210,283 250,470 6.78 6.93 987.7 100.3 23.7 18.0: 1,601,7297 1,929,966 15.7 15.9
4,495 4,739 1,154 984 5,649 5,723 1,346 1,105 363,418 350,789 62,443 86,279 425,861 437,068 Total, Southern District. 43,917 43,989 37,933 43,761 242,862 288,124 6.68 6.84 90.3 102.9 21.9 17.6 1,894,482 2,257,183 16.0 16.1
Western District:
Northwestern Region ............ 43,547 44325 26,888 1,180 158,764 186,062 6.61 6.61 85.3 96.3 21.4 20.6 1,220,720 1,389,947 16.5 16.
2,5 3,208 827 729 ,22 ,937 1,125 989 262,417 262,032 58,095 68,18 320,512 30,450 central Western Region .. 50,907 51,269 41,610 7368 286,203 338,623 .96 8.11 109.1 124.6 25.1 19.3 1,902, 35 2 150, 54 13.9 13.2
5,038 25,12 1, 11 2 ,61 7 8 6 276,118 271,817 11,929 91,058 358,017 365,875 Southwestern Region... 32,050 32,27 18,558 21,786 114,701 138,097 6.95 7.01 106.3 119.2 22.0 17.2 716,928 868,966 13.1 13.0
8,579 9,185 2,495 2,163 11,076 11,348 2,985 2,722 660,311 661,514 198,411 23,673 858,722 895,187 Total, Western District 126,504 127,841 87,056 100,334 559,668 662,782 7.32 7.40 99.8 113.1 23.1 19.3 3,840,083 4,409,454 14.5 13.9

20,926 22,721 7,003 5,679 27,929 28,100 7,000 6,376 1,838,430 1,805,541 540,774 642,102 2,379,204 2,447,643 United States .............................. 220,437 223,064 217,806 248,946 1,446,224 1,692,38 7.27 7.35 96.9 108.4 23.8 19.6 10,067,502 11,648,467 15.0 1.8


a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
jb Inoludee Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Oentral), for which operating statistio are reported separately.


9/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
J 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, 1932







21,7327


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 2806


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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1932 AND 1931


Statement No. M-210
JULY, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (tlhusands) Per cent Per nt all car, Per cent Net ton es
Average road average miles of al Tr-miles e irit and region Cars owned serviceable n eofarsuerviceae ar- per N trt-nles ar- per
Average mites at road main tracks (tht of totals of total careea.e-daydplr-dayt
opera operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives twte on line car-mile

1932 1931 1932 19311 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7,636 7,652 9,790 9,33 959 1,244 1,070 1,410 5a 92 24,857 35,005 13,388 18,63 New England Region a/ 55,368 55,908 39.8 28.2 118.2 125.2 13.6 7.7 18.9 24.7 227 307 18.5 19.0 40.9 44.1
2397 23,20 33,811 33,66 4,54 5,909 4:843 6,331 249 356 140,096 193,387 90,917 126,134 Great Lakes Region 391,605 407,140 38.1 28.9 108.7 106.6 12.1 8.9 17.5 1 23.7 235 339 22.1 23.6 51.4 55.1
27,440 27483 37,717 37:90 5,61 6,99 5,524 7,767 464 696 143,303 214,751 94,004 139,693 Central Eastern Region b/ 552,395 558,606 27.2 18.7 107.5 109.3 10.0 7.1 12.9 I 18.7 219 336 2.1 29.6 7.9 51.7
59,063 59,055 81,318 81,469 10,604 14,142 11,437 15,508 771 1,144 308,256 443,146 198,309 284,510 Total, Eastern District 999,368 1,021,654 32.6 23.6 108.6 109.1 11.1 7.8 15.1 21.1 226 336 24.6 26.2 48.8 52.5
Southern District:
6,078 6,059 ,838 7,27 1,264 1,824 1,310 1,934 44 75 46,763 67,692 34,472 53,947 Pocahontas Region 115,972 120,617 17.0 11.8 9 .1 91.0 3.4 2.7 233 35.7 594 893 44 49 6.3 67.7
39797 3926 44,106 44149 4,913 6,802 5,010 6,985 81 128 98,916 152,918 61,570 100,093 Southern Region 297,371 304,516 24.8 18.7 104.0 103.4 15.7 11.8 16:7 25.9 233 361 22.6 23.1 33.6 38.2
45,875 45,885 51,944 51,976 6,177 8,626 6,320 8,919 125 203 145,679 220,610 96,042 154,040 Total, Southern District 413,343 425,133 23.0 17.1 102.1 99.9 12.4 9.4 15.5 28.5 330 499 29.6 29.8 40.1 44.4
Western District
4202 4829 52,942 53,026 4152 5,445 4,293 5,687 153 255 92,600 141,802 59,891 87,527 Northwestern Region 296,891 29,5 22.1 18.5 108.0 107.9 7.9 6.4 1.3 22.9 209 358 22.4 253 7.7 43.1
53,612 5373 60629 6062 6,231 8094 652 8587 308 4 165 334 232081 111,422 15527 Central western Region 336,120 3, 24.3 18.3 107.2 106.2 11.2 7.8 24.8 34.1 306 2 20.7 23.8 43 49.2
33,059 33,169 33,977 34,093 3,469 4596 3506 4738 53 84 75,14 117,00 46,587 78,270 Southwestern Region .... 132,682 4912 22.5 19.0 131.6 133.5 9.2 8.2 22.6 31.8 308 484 21.9 25.4 36.2 43.6
134,873 134,971 147,54 147,581 13,852 18,135 14,326 19,012 514 779 333,748 491,683 217,900 324,324 Total, Western District 765,693 797,512 23.1 18.5 111.7 111.9 9.5 7.4 20.8 29.5 270 438 21.5 24.6 40.8 46.0
239,811 239,911 280,810 281,026 30,633 40,903 32,083 43,439 1,410 2,126 787,683 1,155,439 512,251 762,874 United States .. 2,178,404 2,244,299 26.9 20.3 108.5 108.3 10.8 7.9 17.7 25.5 260 402 24.2 26.2 43.4 47.9
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
Gross Net Grossc o ton-mitA rgehllAes Gros tleon-mile Locottite- t.isil
per trane-mile, Net ton-mltes Aper hu, pert tram-hour, Lict ter Grost ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours loco and Per train-mile train, in freight oi.otitc locoitivd lot1 Net on-iln Net tons of coal
east of total Includig locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Dsr git ile er draeks per day consumed including
nercenflade eat os perlIr.o.rtosmEticesudnd
and traenders and tenders per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 193 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 Esr D rt1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 19321 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District"95
65.0 65.2 61.1 60.7 49.8 49.6 1,564 2,174 1,330 1,861 460 665 64,482 88,899 New England Region a. 1,387 1,495 479 535 14.9 14.0 20,629 20,927 33.9 45.4 5,154 7,133 1,941 2,805 88,385 118,995 113 109
60.6 60. 66.. 64.5 50.0 49.6 9,776 13, 51 ,8 1891 3,100 4, 567 281,825 392,378 Great Lakes Region 1,855 2,012 66 773 16.3 15.1 30,166 30,305 38.0 4.6 9,327 12,937 4,169 6,159 497,827 683, 512 102 101
621675o30025 967204006627g 1o3 1025 115
604 60: 63.7 62.3 495 49.3 10,915 1650 9,493 14,439 ,02 ,3 361,650 524,687 Centrl Eastern Region b/ 1,87 2,066 6 911 14.0 13.3 26,249 27,519 33.3 46.9 9,335 1,97 4,736 7,9 6,21 125
60.9 60.9 64.9 63.1 49.8 49.5 22,255 32,138 19,324 28,191 7,588 11,596 707,957 1,005,964 Total. Eastern District 1,822 1,993 716 820 15.0 14.1 27,296 28,023 35.2 47.4 8,828 12,725 4,144 6,334 1,268,427 1,772,909 114 110
Southern District:
576 55 6 44.9 44.2 49.g 49.6 4,325 6,389 3.898 5,761 2,074 3,040 86,984 131,680 Pocahontas Region 3,083 3,159 1,641 1,667 14.5 13.9 44,808 43,754 33.8 485. 17,798 26,333 11,010 16,184 181,472 268,763 84 84
616 604 58.8 60.9 50.8 50.0 6,913 10,719 5,882 9,273 2,239 3,526 289,361 429,255 Southern Region 1,197 1,363 456 518 17.0 15.8 20,328 21,602 37.3 52.4 5,056 7,832 1,815 2,856 443,496 677,831 128 126
60.3 58.9 54.3 55.8 50.4 49.9 11,238 17,105 9,780 15,034 4,313 6,566 376,345 560,935 Total., Southern District 1,583 1,743 698 761 16.4 15.4 25,986 26,802 36.5 51.5 6,979 10,618 3,033 4,616 624,968 946,594 111 111
Western District
60 7 61.8 55.7 56.1 48.4 49.6 6,664 10,137 5,725 8,aam 2,078 3,590 263,832 368,661 Northwestern Region 1,379 1,625 500 659 15.7 14.8 21,698 24,000 37.4 49.8 4,061 6,167 1,390 2,396 403,418 575,555 121 114
4 6549.4 49.0 11,935 17,101 10,236 14905 3,422 5,535 36527 507,825 Central Western Region 1,643 1,842 684 17.1 15.9 28,081 29,351 47.5 61.5 6,350 9,124 2,059 3,339 651,031 902 246 10 106
61: 9 60:1. 59.0 56:4 52.1 51.1 5,392 8,686 4,584 7:573 1:664 2,989 202:262 294,132 Southwestern Region........ 1,321 1,6148 650 17.2 15.6 22,664 25,747 44.1 59.7 5,119 8,219 1,624 2,907 288893 435:580 107 100
60.5 60.3 61.3 59.9 49.7 49.7 23,991 35,924 20,545 31,326 7,164 12,114 830,621 1,170,618 Total, Western District. 1,43 1,727 517 668 16.7 15.5 24,734 26,760 43.2 57.0 5,245 7,852 1,713 2,895 1,343,342 1,913,381 112 107
60.6 60.2 61.4 60.4 49.9 49.6 57,484 85,170 49,649 74,551 19,065 30,276 1,914,923 2,737,517 United States 1,621 1,823 622 740 16.0 14.9 25,928 27,233 38.6 52.1 6,603 9,776 2,565 4,071 3,236,737 4,632,884 113 109
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
EaLocomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train ar-mles asseng er miloco pemotive-r unservicentable
SDistrict and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) pertrai locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
trainm car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
646 765 428 3O1 1,074 1,066 116 122 43,266 39,944 22,175 30,074 65,441 70,018 New England Region a/ -............ 6,863 6,935 2,166 2,588 13,434 17,032 6.58 6.98 74.8 94.7 29.5 21.9 77,283 92,712 13.8 13.2
2674 1,647 1,2 1 4,321 4,439 900 956 298 065 253 ,96 127 620 150,523 425,685 434 ,019 Great Lakes Region......... 20,249 20,912 5,454 6,567 44,228 53,894 8.79 8.69 107.6 113.3 30.8 28.1 245,474 292494 12. 1
20 4739 1:578 1,088 5,798 5,827 1,874 1,611 492,926 467,637 100,975 14,698 593,901 610,335 Central Eastern Regionb/ 22,140 23,122 7,883 9,178 51,103 62,181 7.09 7.29 100.7 112.0 21.1 15.5 338,797 394,9 15.2 14.4
7,540 8,662 3,653 2,670 11,193 11,332 2,890 2,689 834,257 791,077 250,770 323,295 1,0O5,027 1,114,372 Total, Eastern District. 49,252 50,969 15,503 18,333 108,765 133,107 7.63 7.77 97.9 109.4 26.0 21.1 661,554 780,148 13.7 13.1
Southern District:
1,074 1,171 219 156 1,293 1,327 549 437 100,954 93,750 11,662 16,013 112,616 109,763 Pocahontas Reion............... 5,716 5,758 892 977 5,181 5,939 6.10 6.30 104.9 113.6 11.8 10. 42,975 48,185 16.9 16.4
3:310 3,564 1,092 819 4,402 4,383 978 710 265,;4 250,814 43,932 63,947 309,380 314,761 Southern Region 38,149 38,263 4,990 5,687 30,383 34,670 6.38 6.37 78.1 87.6 26.2 19. 222,770 262,312 15.1 15.6
4,384 4,735 1,311 975 5,695 5,710 1,527 1,147 366,402 344,564 55,594 79,960 421,996 424,524 Total, Southern District. 43,865 44,021 5,882 6,664 35,564 40,609 6.34 6.36 81.3 90.7 24.5 18.3 265,745 310,497 15.4 15.8
Western District:
2,9 ,1 4 712 331 350 1,198 857 265,588 252,522 55,018 70,932 320606 323,454 Northwestern Region ........... 3,608 44,094 4,460 5,272 29,018 34,948 7.35 7.35 84.8 98.6 20.0 19.2 186,461 226,238 13.8 13.
3,515 13,85 1,128 568 4643 4738 1,210 942 279,212 258,267 81,202 101,782 360 414 370,049 Central Western Region.......... 50,766 51,376 6,862 7,970 49,048 59,500 8.34 8.53 109.2 124.5 25.0 20.8 296,761 347,195 12.7 12.2
20 2,110 56 494 2,60 2,604 742 467 11,047 119,318 56,497 79,718 174,544 199,036 Southwestern Region 31,979 32,110 3,025 3,511 18,600 22,678 6.97 7.19 103.6 114.9 22.4 17.4 107,307 130,138 12.1 11.9
8,518 9,118 2,562 2,074 11,080 11,192 3,150 2,266 662,847 640,107 192,717 252,432 855,564 892,539 Total, Western District. 126,353 127,580 14,347 16,753 96,666 117,126 7.73 7.87 99.1 113.0 22.6 19.5 590,529 703,571 12.9 12.6
20,442 22,515 7,526 5,719 27,968 28,234 7,567 6,102 1,863,506 1,775,748 499,081 655,687 2,362,587 2,431,435 United States .................. 219,470 222,570 35,732 41,750 240,995 290,842 7.44 7.57 95.0 107.1 24.4 20.0 1,517,828 1,794,216 13.6 13.3


(ort) / Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for whioh operating statistics are reported separately.
b/ 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 eleotrio locomotives. 124a. u. sG
& 0 r-124268.0 u. 5. GOVrerNMEN PsrRIrNIN OFFICs en3





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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent
Averg ilof road AveramilesOf all Train-mas District and region Cars owned unservieableof total Peron etline fca unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Nertlonad de
Avr.i l.fa mlstof .1 Trait-le --istritt and regioniCam owned oftr on oae of Cc ae f0 u) otars p
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned ototnears car-day per ar-day car-mile train-mile


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7,636 7671 94 9,685 7 8,921 85014 10,102 147 638 206,45 259566 i111,524 138 407 NeewtEngland Region a/ .55546 55.980 37.7 24.1 122.8 127.9 11.6 6.5 21.9 262 270 36 189 197 43 4 6
3 2526 33,8 33 661 5 42,124 378901 45,268 2,099 2,733 1,104,439 1,410 715,162 910,473 Great Lakes Reion 1 409,079 35.8 27.3 105.5 106 11. 55 1,8 25.1 27 22 25 ',3. 2 5
27:72 27,511 37,757 37,966 39,221 4:8,67 33:143 54,427 3,673 4,933 1,130,594 1,505,307 753,332 991,094 Central Easternegonb/ 554,039 560,209 24.9 15. 106.9 105.3 9.0 : 9 25325.5 29.8 9.0 52.1
59,013 59,068 81,233 81,485 81,604 99,912 88,728 109,797 6,250 8,304 2,441,g78 3,175,198 1,580,018 2,039,978 Total, Eastern District. 1,006,066 1,025,268 30.3 22-5 108.5 108.8 10.1 6.9 17-3 22.1 264 353 25.2 26,3 50.3 53.2
6,077 6,023 7,53 .7,9 9,426 12,44 9,841 13,3 42 69 5441 34,612 44,51843 261,463 1346,24 SouthernDistricton 116 772 121 229 14. 12 0 94 4 92.2 2.7 25. 25 : 6 65 s2 4 1 63 6.
39,812 39,9330 4 9121 4441,02 1 37,904 48,:, 38:704 49,745 59 933 716,102 ll46l114 Southern Region 3..........4 29,3014 305:,155 22.6 18.7 105.6 106.0 14.0 1t:R1 9 2:7 22 384 2: 23: 39 38
45,889 45,853 51,959 51,939 47,330 60,84 448,545 63,087 1,028 1,474 1,160,714 1,563,461 768,651 1,061,145 Total, Southern District. 415,076 426,384 20.8 17.2 102.5 102.1 11.1 8.3 21.3 28.4 366 497 28.6 29.3 41,7 414.
4g,161 4g,3o05 2,896 52,971 29,446 35,151 -,0 36,767 1,150 1,485 692,036 794 40765 54,01 WesternDisternicteg 297,37 511,52 21.7 10.8 105 8 7-2 6 16.1 21 229 22 6 ?4 8 4.


134,730 134,811 147,406 147,384 97,515 116,370 100,799 121,273 3,613 4,689 2,437,203 3,237,465 1,508,312 2,003,151 Total, Western District.. 773,827 813,954 22.6 19.0 110.9 109.9 8.7 7.0 21.6 27.6 286 397 21.5 23.2 41.4 46.0
239,632 239,732 280,598 280,808 226,449 277,126 238,072 294,157 10,891 14,467 6,039,795 7,976,124 3,856,981 5,104,274 United States .................... 2,194,969 ,265,606 25. 20.0 08.2 107.9 9.8 .2 19.6 25.2 291 395 24.3 25-7 44.7 48.2
Car-e Tomilco miles (million) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
(,re Net Gross ton-mles Avrrage reIes Gross ton-miles
er train-mile, Net ton-miles perhour, per train-hour, Locomotive- Gros ton miles, Pounds of coal
Ti rcluding pti i trsprr including Net tixdmsr per 1,000 gross
Piicent "tlcendr eta crteoi eveendersdaleder, per per m oadconsumed including
Dis ritndlg P er ce ne raded P ersrvice,,y T ram -hour. i t a.,d rgion loc --n per t in m l vs n locoit I and p reoed N et o o coal p oI r
east of total Including locomotives Exclundia locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue tenders tenders tenders, per pe d consumed including
and tenders and tenders and mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District,
65.0 65.2 57-5 57.8 49.5 49.7 13,054 16,297 11,1814 14,085 3,917 5,102 521,485 657,037 E w Englandregion a; 1,489 1,579 522 572 14.4 13.6 21,446 21,437 39.2 46.9 6,258 7,798 2,409 3,138 778,391 96e,128 119 119
60.7 60.8 66.2 6 76,796 97,904 67,143 86,283 2,273 593 2,19,669 2,08,557 Great La. pi. 1,925 2,o4 7 797 15-9 15.0 30,538 50,721 42.7 1-5 10 7 13,720 4956 6 64 4 324510 5,44 952 ill
60.0 60.3 65.2 63.6 9.6 9 86,24 115,252 75,170 101,247 2,273 44,7$7 2,837,211 3,711,2 Central :, ... .. 1,917 2,072 823 917 13.8 13.2 26,494 27,20 37.8 47.9 10:724 14,319 5,520 ,679 5866,677 7,516,655 136 130
60.7 60.9 65.0 63.5 49.9 49.9 176,098 229,453 153,497 201,615 61,453 83,482 5,557,365 7,177,036 Total, Eastern District 1,881 2,018 753 836 14.7 13.9 27,621 28,092 39.8 49.2 10,178 13,283 4,889 6,667 10,969,578 13,933,735 125 121
Southern District:
6.9 5 48.0 47.9 50.0 50.3 31729 41,652 28,523 7,386 114,916 19,528 664,58 9,07 PocaontasRegion 3,026 00 1,569 14.2 13.9 42920 41,64 19004 25,21 5 152 14974 200144 4 96
1.7 9 59.1 59.9 50.4 50.3 56,536 78,376 4,514 7,94 18,263 26,357 2,312,645 3,12,510 Southern Region 1,280 1405 4 52 545 16.4 15.5 2097 2174 2. : 6016 :374 2 32 36 5 3 137 135
60.2 59.6 55.8 56.4 50.3 50.3 58,265 120,028 77,037 105,370 33,179 45,885 2,977,203 4,023,547 Total, Southern District 1,628 1,732 701 754 15-9 15.1 25,876 26,198 41.2 53.2 7,975 10,901 3,395 4,720 5,376,357 7,303,035 122 122
Western District
62.9 5663.7 5.1 507.14 50.3 50.'4 14,212 64,991 41,422 56,761 15,6714 23,023 1,947,727 2,1453,393 Northestero Region 1,409 1,615 532 655 15.1 114.3 21,295 23 136 3. 9 146 0 4, 279 5,5 77 1,525 2,15 3 ?50 0 149,25 ?15 2 6h 4 o wC
6 3. .7 51.1 49.6 49.5 50,276 103,953 65,213 90,405 24,020 33,612 2,524,252 3,167,315 Central Restern Region 1 ,61 1,795 566 667 16.9 15,,9 27 261 2 552 147 1 001 6,222 2,124 2,115 2,970 4,905'429 6,050,316 122 17
61.9 6.9. 5.4 52.0 557,854 36,2 12,617 ,, ,, Southwestern Region 1,419 1643 1494 604 16.7 15.4 23,647 25,248 2 47.1 2.3 5,221 2,014 1 ,797 2,651 2,369,929 3,137,979 12 105
61.8 61.8 58.6 59.2 50.1 49.9 170,639 226,798 146,524 197,771 52,370 75,252 6,004,076 7,6214,029 Total, Western District 1,503 1,699 537 647 16.2 15.3 24,404 25,940 44.3 52.5 5,435 7,259 1,825 2,633 10,531,421 13,308,560 123 117
61.0 61.0 60.6 60.4 500 50.0 1435,002 576,279 377,058 504,756 147,002 204,619 14,538,644 18,824,612 United States 1,665 1,821 649 738 15.6 14.7 25,935 26,814 41.8 51.3 7,278 9,680 2,880 4,02 26,877,356 34,545,330 124 120
Avage nu... i of l,,,o....it .- line Ai crage number of freight car. on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Locomotive- Per cent
S'Trcable Unserival'lu Total Stored lome Foreign Total IDitrict and region Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles P er- miles per unservcentable
road operated (thousands) (thousands) per train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1031 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
671 S20 406 260 1 077 1,080 103 141 42,261 40,366 25,940 31,220 68,201 71,586 New Engl-i..C -.-. ., 6,8943 6,907 14,652 16,735 89 ,41 106,493 6.45 672 73 2 58.4 28.4 20.1 021 69,959 15.6 151
2,766 3,196 1,44 1,203 4,310 1 ,399 32 915 29,19 285,040 142,221 151,924 431,410 436,964 Great La, 20,52 20,953 38,533 43,819 304 514 34 5,336 6 5 39 1.07.1 111.0 30.3 27.5 1 0237 2,1 9,97 13.3 13.2
4:370 4:762 1d447 1,089 5,17 5,851 1,765 1,513 485,006 467,450 107,275 139,220 592,281 606,670 Central ..... .., 22,536 23,336 55,135 62,627 355,527 419,756 7.11 7.20 100.4 111.6 20.9 16.2 2,559,233 2,972,111 16.2 16.0
7,S07 5,778 3,397 2,552 11,204 11,330 2,700 2,569 816,456 792,956 275,436 322,364 1,091,892 1,115,220 Total, Eastern District. 49,907 51,196 108,320 123,184 752,459 714,585 7.52 7.57 97.5 107.2 25.5 20.9 4,994,491 5,761,978 14.9 14.7
1,0O93 1,60 0o 158 1 27 3 1 616 9,00211i as056 610,7Southern District ,
1,3 ,1,283 1,4t18 499 419 98,644 96,,0067 11' 7 ,2:, 110,239 111,725 Pocahontas Region. 5,719 5,718 6,430 7,152 3,760 43,93 6.10 6.27 10 .3 120.5 10.4 3272 375,402 17.9 17.1 4
3,35 3,579 224 4,372 4, 692 265,22 253,910 9,7 69,639 315,129 323,549 Southern Region 5191 3 52276 373s535 4243 220665 ,25 6 6 .366 863 9 2 187 1,827499 2,12 1 58
4,478 4,739 1,177 992 5,655 5,721 1,371 1,111 363,926 349,916 61,442 85,355 425,368 435,274 Total, Southern District 43,910 43,994 43,815 50,425 278,425 328,733 6.63 6.77 89.0 101.1 22.3 17.7 2,160,227 2,567,680 16.0 16.0
921491,1372970 5 260,715 57,793 65,832 2 Western District:
2,92 3,198 726 382 ,924 1,17 970 262,951 260,718 57,9 68,7 320,744 329,52 Northwestern Region 43,556 44,291 312548 36,452 187,792 221,010 6.71 6.72 25.2 96.6 21.2 20.4 1,407,151 1,616,185 16.1 15.7
52 2,57 1,09 915 4,641 4 772 1,186 1,134 276,699 9273,2 81,679 92,454 35,37 3660E Central Western Region 5086 51 ,25 ,71 55,335 335,252 39,123 8.02 1 101 12 21 1.2 2,199,22 ,497,529 1. 0
2,06 57 509 2,61 2,629 67 552 121,166 123,82 797 4,14 179,1 198,766 southwestern Region ... 32,038 32227 21,54 25:297 133:30 160775 6.95 74 1060 1185 25.1 19.5 1 29 1.
8,570 9,175 2,504 2,150 11,074 11,325 3,010 2,656 660,216 658,452 197,446 236,145 858,262 594,597 Total, Western District 126,480 127,803 101,403 117,087 656,334 779,908 7.38 7.46 99.7 113.1 23.0 19.4 14,430,230 5,112,279 14.2 13. 7
20,855 22,692 7,075 5,624 27,933 28,376 7,051 6,336 1,541,195 1,901,224 534,324 643,867 2,375,522 2,445,091 United States 220,297 222,993 253,5358 290,696 1,657,218 1,953,226 7.30 7.35 96.6 108.2 23.9 19.7 11,54,948 13,441,937 114.8 114.5
_____ 1.____ _-- ---__------__-


/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Eig 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.


JULY, 1932






1 732


Subject to revision


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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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (FIrm OS-B) representmg 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1932 AND 1931


Statement No. M-210
AUGUST, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
Avra mil l Locomotive-miles (tfiousanods) Car-mnles (thousands) Per cent Per ent
Average miles of road Avrag miles of all Train-miles District and region Ca oned unserviceable .. unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Net ton-miles Car-miles per
operatedoperatedPrial and helper Light Loaded Empty to l owned oftotcars ar-day per car-day per loadedtram-mile
operated operated Plirineipial otid helper Light Loaded Enipty locomotives owned o line ear-rile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 '932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931



59,057 59,053 81,312 81,40o 10,677 13,934 11,519 15,213 776 1,107 310,202 438,887 196,104 278,067 Total, Eastern District.- 998,931 1,021,045 33.7 24.5 108.8 109.1 11.8 8.0 15.0 20.8 234 338 25.4 26.6 48.4 52.5

39,770 39,826 079 4,:9 1892 6,377 4:996 :555 87 121 102016 143,868 62:738 92,328 Southern Region 9304,325 25.0 18.9 103.3 102.9 1.7 12.3 17.3 21.3 250 355 23.3 2.0 31.6 38.0
45,847 45,885 51,917 51,976 6,217 8,169 6,373 8,462 135 199 152,231 212,521 103,233 146,152 Total, Southern District 412,623 424,590 23.5 17.3 100.6 99.1 13.1 9.8 19.8 27.5 360 502 30.5 30.8 42.0 44.9
2Eastern sstrt1 1j -.0 :1 2j.9 229 30 W 1 Distri t:



239,789 239,909 280,784 281,035 30,855 39,016 32.301 41.308 1,410 1,997 800,342 1,115,259 519,679 729,081 United Stat 2,171,535 2,232,632 27.4 20.9 108.6 108.8 11.2 8 2 18.1 24.5 274 390 25.0 26.3 43.7 48.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (millioi)i Traffic density C1oal onsuieption in road service cj

Goes, Net sIr ie f iuie Nit ton-miles i e teri, e t ctaihoi te Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours cDctittic iand P r train-uile trai in Iir i t lco miotis l.oomad ve- ioe n ptrmi lf oad Net toi of-i coal 1.ri
east of tstal Including locomotives Ecluidmg locomotives eieniie and idnersinne Di teeSct .,,d r-, i t idi erdirsteeter tier nile of read coi itiid-l.tiidisg
i n nie of main tracks ploerdy.oiiti -and
and tenderdtenders per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 193191 1932 1931 1932 193 1 1932 1931 19232 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
1Central Eastern Regaon 191 1. 55 1 17 12,91355,8 ,3.02,117539 102 102


Southern District:


59.6 59.3 52 544.1 49.9 50.2 11,885 16,606 10,402 114,633 4,639 6,542 395,770 539,603 Total, Southern District. 1,673 1,791 746 801 15.7 15.1 26,283 27,118 36.8 49.1 7,384 19.,306 3,264 4,599 655,526 923910 110 111
.90 .1i 7, 1,494 at so9 91 1, o 5 g.6 9!;. ea L5.e 1 2 g 7 1 14.9 54 )
60.;605. 62. 6.. 019,813 13286 3 4124 21480 360,628 1398,731 Central Wester .. iE,01,80811 .1 15.6 27gion ,21.3 2 25,0 73 146.8 5.9 6,10 8,,2 2,01452,94263598281 202 1 261 21
51-13,1.2 3-4 o6.8 496 5,86,761,4 4,5,9 6,761 1, 7,8 9 2 O60,8736, 276998,407 Southwester rn Dist r 1,22318 15.14 2 1,9886 211.2,912 435.955.0 5,907123 ,341o,5 7 82,5293,61 ,14 40,211.110






60.5 60.3 59.4 58.3 49.2 49.5 214,298 33251 20,857 29,010 7,517 11,143 854,380 1,103,219 Total, Western District 1,494 1,715 538 659 16.3 15.3 24,412 26,295 11 3.6 53.0 5,312 7,268 1,798 2,663 1,367,281 1,809,749 113 109
60.6 60.5 59.6 59.3 2 9.6 419.7 58,635 81,640 50,773 71,551 20,046 29,361 1,986,557 2,641,229 United Statest. 1... 1,64.. 1,834 650 753 15.5 14.2 8 25,558 27,090 38.9 149.6 6,736 9,371 2,697 3,948 3,309,4711 4,525,368 113 111

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dc
rp27 o-2Locomotive- Per cent t
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total t Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train c r-miles dasseng er- mies per unserviceable
5Ztrtct anft region road operated s eusas 2v saun r cn1 locomotive- of total Net to n of coal Piuis t coal
y lomoti onsutiei per passeniger-
traii car-mile
1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931




7,430 8,563 3,775 2,775 11,205 11.338 2,824 2,712 832,773 789,778 253,869 324,382 1,086,642 1,114,160 Total, Eastern District 49,252 50,942 15,393 18,133 106,126 130,811 7.53 7.75 97.5 106.8 26.8 22.0 657,092 784,834 13.9 13.4
,O 59.61 ,0 822 4413 4 1,.. 792 263, 1,91566 254,08 768 75 92 306,73 NSoe Egin 3 3, 4,79 4 5 ,4 1.5 5 314, 3 635 .1 76 7 8 2 9 2,1 5 259,9057 l 11








4,367 4,701 1,340 984 5,707 5,685 1,563 1,230 360,322 3144,890 54,860 75,674 415,186 420,564 Total, Southern District 43,854 44,021 5,767 6,565 34,757 40,174 6.33 6.38 79.8 89.5 25.3 18.2 261,002 308,653 15.5 15.8



8,486 9,021 2,533 2,134 11,019 11,155 3,124 2,445 652,613 640,535 203,111 254,133 855,724 894,668 Total, Western District 126,268 127,331 14,080 16,480 93,014 114,046 7.63 7.79 96.8 112.5 22.8 20.1 572,530 694,927 13.1 12.8
20,283 22.285 7,418 5,893 27,931 28,178 7,511 6,387 1,845,708 1,775,203 511,840 654,189 2.357,548 2,429,392 United States 219,374 222,294 35,240 41,178 233,897 285,031 7.35 7.53 93.6 105.5 25.0 20.6 1,490,624 1,788,414 13.8 13.5
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Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Gentral), for which operating statistics are reported
b Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Gentral), for which operating statistice 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 eleotrio locomotives. 12428s-0 ua GOVnsRENT rRINTING OFFICE 1932





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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-niles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per ent all cars Pei cent Net ton-iniiles
SAverage miles of all mlunserviceable nPer cvit al r' a', le Car-miles per Net ton-niles ea Car-miles per
Average miles of roadr main tracks mTri-n-mlesDistrict and region Cars o ned total on hine o rs of total r, car-da per car-day oper loaded trainile
eraedtrcks thousandss) ,softoa osisesd cr-nilet -
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on hin


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

7,636 7,669 9,792 9,855 8,482 10,150 9,585 11,501 536 727 232,122 294,345 123,964 156,204 New England Region a .... 55,525 55,962 38.0 24.8 122.2 127.8 11.9 6.7 21.5 25.9 265 332 18.9 19.6 45.0 45.4
23,937 23,890 33,699 33,667 39,453 47,975 41,921 51,498 2,355 3,082 1,244,481 1,604,310 85,888 1,034,653 Great Lakes Region 395,842 408,764 36.2 27.7 109.1 106.8 11.6 7.6 19.5 24.9 270 360 22.9 23.8 53.0 5.0
27,446 27,507 37,751 37,962 ,345 55,721 48,741 62,010 4,136 5,602 1,275,477 1,715,430 846,270 1,127,188 Central Eastern Region 553,806 560,010 25.4 18.7 107.1 108.4 9.2 6.6 14.7 19.3 252 347 28.6 29.8 48.8 52.0
59,019 59,066 81,242 81,484 92,280 113,846 100,247 125,009 7,027 9,411 2,752,080 3,614,085 1,776,122 2,318,045 Total, Eastern District 1,005,173 1,024,736 30.7 22.8 108.7 108.8 10.3 7.0 17.0 21.9 260 351 25. 26.3 50.1 53.1
Southern District:
6,078 6,028 7,839 7,796 10,751 14,236 11,218 15,249 417 620 394,827 517,496 301,958 S00,069 Pocahontas Region 116,639 121,110 15.2 12.1 94.3 91.8 2.8 2.6 26.0 34.0 640 837 43.5 43.7 65.8 65.4
39,806 39,830 44,115 44,148 42,796 54,777 43,700 56,300 746 1,054 918,118 1,258,486 569,926 807,228 Southern Region 298,146 305,051 22.9 18.7 105.4 105.6 14.3 10.5 19.4 26.4 269 381 22.5 23.7 35.7 38.7
45,884 45,858 51,954 51,944 53,547 69,013 54,918 71,549 1,163 1,674 1,312,945 1,775,982 871,884 1,207,297 Total, Southern District 414,785 426,161 21.2 17.2 102.3 101.7 11.3 8.4 21.1 28.3 365 498 28.8 29.5 41.8 441.2

48,166 48,296 52,902 52,966 33,834 40,518 35,061 42,379 1,316 1,714 796,611 1,091,719 473,351 633,028 Northestern Region 297,309 309,795 21.7 18.5 108.2 106.4 7.3 6.4 16.2 21.5 23 333 22.9 24.4 43.
53,502 53,392 0:524 0,376 48,703 57,720 50,924 60,750 2,363 3,072 1,311,732 1,699,557 16,105 1,52,20 Cetr Western Region 336,593 38 ,552 3.8 19. 106.6 105. 10. 7.3 21.3 30.9 313 432 20.9 22.6 4 4.6 4.
33,085 33,135 34,003 34,059 28,940 35,045 29,223 35,778 432 594 666,769 910,00 4 439,198 622,785 Southwestern Region 138,191 152,237 22.0 19.4 128.6 130.2 8.8 7.8 25.5 31.8 329 441 21. 23.3 39.1 44.7
134,753 134,823 147,429 147,401 111,477 133,283 115,208 138,907 4,111 5,380 2,775,112 3,701,316 1,728,654 2,308,013 Total. Western District 772,093 810,584 22.6 19.0 111.1 11i0.4 8.8 7.1 21.5 27.6 286 397 21.6 23.3 41.3 466.0
239,656 239,747 280,625 280,829 257,30 316,142 270,373 335,465 12,301 16,465 6,840,137 9,091,383 4,376,660 5,833,355 United States ...... 2,192,051 2,261,481 25.6 20.1 108.3 108.0 10.0 7.3 19.4 25.1 88 394 24.4 25.7 41.6 48.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (nmllions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
reNetGArossgesise Ot ttron AtG "Loo'str- e G s tsriteton-, PL
rseeper tra-it 'n-nllo Net ton-nlle Avesh ueles ],r train i ourtt L t ross ton miles, Pounds of coal
Train-hours ]' d' ngINet ts'-csstsig sicissisi tnstua'.gpe,
Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours Docomo;vesa nd P ter tra ms and n t"it- loco'( n and per niletoftroeasd Net o nudetons of coal p a .s
Per cent loaded district an rego tenders tenders e per day locomotonsued including
s of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue nmile of main tracks P locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 19311 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
65.2 65.3 .7 5 9.5 49.7 14,606 18,152 12,500 15,92P2 5,777 58,13 744, Eastern District:
65.2 653 577 58.1 49.5 49.7 14,66 18,45 1500 15,99 482 5777 ,43 744,296 New England Region a. 1,474 1,569 517 569 14.4 13.6 21,242 21,402 38.5 46.7 6,113 7,705 2,352 3,100 866,967 1,087,751 119 118
60.7 60.8 66.0 64.4 50.2 50.1 86,642 111,397 75,723 98,174 2,467 38,23 2,490,788 3,200,951 Great Lakes Region 1,919 2,046 722 797 15.8 15.0 30,401 30,670 42.1 51.0 10,537 13,617 4,874 6,588 4,826,935 6,138,818 111 110
60.1 60.3 64.9 63.4 49.6 49.7 97,301 131,387 84,788 115,420 36,494 51,139 3,214,546 4,230,196 Central Eastern Regionb/. 1,912 2,071 823 918 13.8 13.2 26,376 27,285 37.2 47.6 10,563 14,243 5,449 7,651 6,562,298 8,498,875 135 129
60.8 60.9 64.8 63.4 49.9 49.9 198,549 261,236 173,011 229,523 69,343 95,159 6,293,772 8,175,443 Total, Eastern District 1,875 2,016 751 836 14.7 13.9 27,489 28,075 39.2 48.8 10,016 13,193 4,815 6,630 12,256,200 15,725,444 123 120
Southern District:
56.7 56.4 47.5 47.4 50.0 50.3 36,462 48,094 32,803 43,205 17,178 22,619 160,074 1,028,581 PocahontasRegion 3,051 3,035 1,.98 1,589 14.1 13.8 43,158 42,005 37.1 49.5 19,o65 25,388 11,584 15,443 1,694,047 2,273,751 93 95
61.7 60.9 58-.8 59.8 50.4 50.3 63,688 88,540 54,636 76,798 20,640 29,80o 2,612,899 3,534.,569 Southern Region 1,277 1,:402 482 544 16.4 15.5 20,910 21,728 41.6 53.7 5,917 8,253 2,125 3,0o0 4,337,836 5,953,194 136 13
60.1 59.5 55.4 56.2 50.3 50.3 100,150 136,634 87,439 120,003 37,818 52,427 3,372,973 4,563,150 Totel. Southern District 1,633 1,739 706 760 15.9 15.1 25,923 26,298 40.6 52.7 7,900 10,825 3,378 4,705 6,031,883 I 8,226,945 120 120
Western District:
62.7 63.3 55.4 57.3 50.2 50.2 55,757 75,306 48,021 65,802 18,207 26,666 2,236,589 2,821,841 NorthWestern Region 1,419 1,624 538 658 15.1 14.4 21,471 23,319 39.0 46.4 4,320 5,851 1,549 2,272 3,64,474 4,672,487 133 124
61.6 61.8 60.9 61.1 9.5 49.4 91,741 119,128 78,626 103,613 27,421 38,493 2,884,880 3,625,045 Central Western Region 1,614 1,795 563 667 16.9 15.9 27,254 28,583 7.1 55.1 6,212 8,120 2,100 2,967 5,510,788 6,899,209 121 116
60.3 59.4 58.1 57.7 50.7 50.3 47,139 65,615 40,734 57,365 14,255 21,236 1,736,987 2,280,362 Southwestern Region 1,408 1,637 493 6 6 16.7 15.4 23,451 25,156 6.7 57.0 5,718 7,928 1,766 2,637 2,662,264 3,544,845 112 108
61.6 61.6 58.7 59.1 50.0 49.9 194,937 260,049 167,381 226,780 59,883 86,395 6,858,456 8,727,248 Total, Western District. 1,501 1,701 537 648 16.3 15.3 24,405 25,985 44.2 52.5 5,419 7,260 1,821 2,637 11,897,526 15,116,541 122 116
61.0 60.9 60.5 60.3 50.0 50.0 493,636 657,919 427,831 576,306 167,044 233,981 16,525,201 21,465,841 United States ...... 1,663 1,82 649 740 15.6 14.7 25,890 26,848 41.5 51.1 7,209 9,641 2,857 14,016 30,185,609 9,068,930 122 119

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Locomotive- Per cent
-trao'dabit trai ni'a" mile tper unserviceable
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train cor-nmile- tain -ar miles per unserviceable
road operated lu. thoa pr trant locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
667 810 410 268 1,077 1,078 107 138 42,435 40,465 25,441 31,073 67,876 71,538 New England Region a/. 6,845 6,911 16,791 19,274 102,475 122,731 6.45 6.73 73.3 88.6 28.7 20.2 651,888 750,243 15.4 14.9
2,750 ,185 1,559 1,218 4,309 4,403 837 918 291,079 284,723 140,6514 151,904 431733 36,27 Great Lakes Region. 20,49 20,948 43,869 50,247 347,130 401,342 8.50 8.44 107.0 110.8 30.5 27.8 2,099,214 2,420,378 13.1 13.0
434 4755 1,476 1,095 5,818 5,850 1,772 1,532 485,760 467,22 107,151 139,525 592,911 606,97 Central Eastern Region b 22,486 23,305 63,053 71,796 408,980 481,323 7.09 7.21 100.5 111.5 21.0 16.2 2,899,767 3,376,100 16.1 15.8
7,759 8,750 3,445 2,581 11,204 11,331 2,716 2,588 819,274 792,610 273,246 322,502 1,092,520 1,115,112 Total, Eastern District 49,825 51,164 123,713 141,317 858,585 1,005,396 7.52 7.59 97.5 107.1 25.6 21.0 5,650,869 6,546,721 14.8 14.5
Southern District:
1,089 1,161 195 159 1,284 1,320 501 421 98,358 9,340 11,648 15,829 110,006 111,169 Pocahontas Region 5,719 5,723 7,293 8,152 42,866 49,429 6.11 6.26 107.5 119. -9 10.4 375,59 424,150 17.8 17.4
3,375 3,573 1,003 823 4,378 4,96 895 705 265,186 254,01 49,004 68,231 314,190 322,249 Southern Region. 38,184 38,274 42,289 48,837 270,317 319,478 6.69 6.81 85.1 96. 2.5 18.8 2,05,:36 2,452,183 15.6 15.8
4,464 4,734 1,198 982 5,662 5,716 1,396 1,126 363,544 349,358 60,652 84,060 424,196 433,418 Total, Southern District 43,903 43,997 49,582 56,989 313,183 368,907 6.60 6.73 87.9 99.7 22.7 17.7 2,421,229 2,876,333 15.9 16.o
Western District:
2,995 3,189 829 722 3,824 3,911 1,139 954 262,891 259,753 58,655 69,991 321,546 329,744 Northwestern Region 43,563 44,250 35,757 41,615 215,005 254,541 6.75 6.78 84.9 96.7 21.1 20.2 1,585,763 1,836,530 15.9 15.4
3,536 3,853 1,104 915 4,640 4,768 1,189 1,124 276,732 273,363 2,o081 93,369 358,813 366,732 Central Western Region 50,865 51,293 55,162 63,165 382,782 456,22 8.0 8.20 108.7 124.5 25.1 19.8 2,485,790 ,842, 13.6 13.0
2,031 2,116 572 510 2,603 2,626 697 551 120,133 123,233 57,608 74,966 177,741 198,199 Southwestern Region 32,025 32,195 24,564 28,788 151,561 183,390 6.95 7.06 105.7 118.1 21.8 17.4 930,661 1,127,748 12.8 12.7
8,562 9,158 2,505 2,147 11,067 11,305 3,025 2,629 659,756 656,349 198,344 238,326 858,100 894,675 Total, Western District 126,453 127,738 115,483 133,568 749,348 893,953 7.41 7.50 99.4 113.0 23.0 19.5 5,002,214 5,806,498 14.1 13.6
20,785 22,642 7,148 5,710 27,933 28,352 7,137 6,343 1,842,574 1,798,317 532,242 644,888 2,374,816 2,443,205 United States .. ....... 220,181 222,899 288,778 331,874 1,921,116 2,268,256 7.30 7.40 96.3 107.9 24.0 19.8 13,074,312 15,229,552 14.7 14.4


a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
b/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


c/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
f/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonrage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


AUGUST, 1932







21 : c32

Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

1111 $ III lit llu t 1111311111 $ ll 113 1 \1 1
3 1262 08855 2814
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS .ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
5ic erag rode it alt Ti mile usopericent Per cent all cars unpervceart Net tolsn-lespr etomis
Averageite f road r is of al Loomove-n (thoadar-mles (thoud)D t and region Cars owned unserviceable carv e Car-miles per Net ton-milesper loaded Cr-ile er
operate olpowrera w it:ek al locomotives owned n rgcar-miletes
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 19321 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7,63 7,664 9,788 9,50 429 11336 10,651 12,839 600 07 258,849 28,221 136,19 173,041 New England Region a/ 55498 5542 3.4 25.6 122.1 127.8 12.2 6.9 213 25.7 263 329 18.9 9.6 42.9 45.2
3 391 33,711 33,68 169 ,600 46,955 57,497 2,660 3,426 1,397,515 1,79,566 903,465 1,153151 Great Lakes Region 39,959 .9 11.9 7. 19.5 247 272 3 23.0 23.3 559
27,6 27,491 37,748 37,946 49,577 62,240 54,531 69,220 4,647 ,241 1,43438 1,916,730 948,062 1,255.423 Central Eastern Region b. 553,607 559,820 25.8 18.8 107.2 108. 9.4 6.7 14.7 19.1 253 3 28.7 29.8 9.0 50
59,021 59,046 81,247 81,464 103,175 127,176 112,137 139,556 7,907 10,474 3,090,748 4,034,517 1,988,346 2,581,615 Total, Eastern District 1,004,064 1,024,220 31.2 23.0 108.7 108.9 10.6 7.1 17.0 21.7 261 349 25-3 26.3 50.2 53.0
Southern District
6,078 6,031 7,838 ,7,99 12,16 15,968 12,693 17,095 474 693 452,013 583,948 346,425 451,865 Pocahtontas Region 116,499 120,961 15.6 11.9 94.0 91.4 2.8 2.6 26.6 34.3 658 849 43.7 43.9 66.7 65.9
39,0 39,828 44,110 44,147 47,885 60,671 48,913 62,363 842 1,165 1,031,851 1,391,692 640,963 892,159 Southern Region 298,000 304,948 23.2 18.8 105.1 105.3 14.6 10.8 19.5 26.1 272 377 22.6 23.8 35.9 38.6
45,878 45,859 51,948 51,946 60,045 76,639 61,606 79,458 1,316 1,858 1,483,864 1,975,640 987,388 1,344,024 Total, Southern District 414,499 420,909 21.5 17.2 102.0 101.3 11.6 8.7 21.3 28.2 372 498 29.0 29.7 42.1 44.3
Western District
48,172 48,290 52,908 52,963 38,33 45,777 39,774 47,869 1,502 1,926 914,499 1,233,572 543,140 726,383 Northwestern Region 295,600 30s,596 21.6 18.5 108.5 107.0 6.9 6.4 16.6 21.7 240 335 23.1 24.5 39.0 43.8
53,512 53,405 60,533 60,390 55,442 65,091 52,008 68,512 2,741 3,47 1,500,833 1,917,715 944,023 1,195,964 Central Western Region 335,931 347,491 23.9 19.2 106.8 105.6 10.3 7.5 249 31.1 319 31 20.9 22.5 5.0 48.8
33,088 33,138 34,005 34,061 32,460 3,897 32,00 39,673 490 655 748,802 1,004,906 9,654 683,262 Southwestern Region 137,335 151,539 22.0 19.5 128.5 130.0 .9 7.8 25.6 314 333 436 21.5 23.4 39.1 44.4
134,772 134,833 147,446 147,414 126,240 149,765 130,582 156,054 4,733 6,068 3,164,134 4,156,193 1,976,817 2,605,609 Total, Western District 768,869 807,626 22.7 19.0 111.4 110.7 8.7 7.2 21.9 27.7 292 397 21.7 23.3 41.7 46.1
239,671 239,738 280,641 280,824 289,460 353,580 304,325 375,068 13,956 18,400 7,735,746 10,166,350 4,952,551 6,531,248 United States ......... .... 2,187,432 2,257,755 25.8 20.3 108.4 108.1 10.1 7.4 19.5 25.1 292 393 24.5 25.8 44.8 48.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (mhon.l ) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c!
Gross ton-m les Aveiage miles (ross ton-miles Locomotive- Pond of l
('ocd Net 1et'rain-igth per trami-hour, iper Gross ton-miles, Pound of coal
d N toe-nleg per hour, I miles per inNeper 1,000 gront
xcudie negg loingo oomotive locomotives nid Netton-miles. Netruns of coal ton-
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound T-a-------Train-hours Drict a d regioncoove and per tran-ile trainseinfreight locomotive and day lenders, per per mile r Netton of coal e
cast of total tenders tenders tenders, per da consumed maluding
Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
6.4 6 .5 -1 49-5 497 16,237 20,522 13,895 17,704 4,90 6,426 655,271 829,242 New England Regiona 1,474 1,562 519 567 14.4 13.7 21,205 21,349 38.1 46.4 6,0o4 7,632 2,338 ,071 959,445 1,205,490 11 117
60.7 60 6.8 64.4 0.2 0.1 97,388 124,267 85,1 109,0 32,107 42,637 2,799,495 3,57938 Great Lakes Reon 1,928 2,04 727 795 15.8 15.0 30,13 30,589 42.1 50.6 10,53 1520 4 ,94 ,537 5,383,50 6 11,701 111 110
60.2 60.4 7 63.3 9.7 9.8 109,370 146,746 95,352 12,914 41,144 57,179 3,60,g48 4,730,546 Central Eastern Region b 1,923 2,071 830 919 13.7 13.2 26,24 27,251 37.2 7.2 10,574 1,166 5,471 7,619 7,313,11 9,444,201 134 129
60.9 61.0 64.6 63.4 49.9 49.9 222,995 291,535 194,387 256,108 78,141 106,242 7,063,254 9,139,176 Total, Eastern District 1,884 2,014 757 835 14.6 13.9 27,521 28,023 39.1 48.5 10,017 13,109 4,832 6,591 13,656,364 17,461,392 122 120
Southern District
566 6.4 46.7 46. 500 5o 1,761 54340 37620 48,848 19,747 25,628 863,921 1,158,44 ocaontas Region ...... ,094 ,059 1,624 1,605 14.1 13.8 43,546 42,171 7.4 49.3 19,447 25,521 11,88 15,566 1,91,465 2,543,986 92 94
1.7 .9 58.5 59.5 50.3 50 71,67 97,962 61,537 84,968 23,359 33,053 2,938,227 3,918, 60 Southern Region 1,285 1,400 488 545 16.3 15-5 20,943 21,682 1.5 53.0 5,930 8 2:12 3:040 4,853,338 6,562,726 135 134
60.0 59.5 54.9 55.8 50.2 50.2 113,441 152,302 99,157 133,816 43,106 58,681 3,802,148 5,077,104 Total, Southern District 1,651 1,746 718 766 15.8 15.1 26,079 26,357 40.5 52.1 7,970 10,740 3,429 4,687 6,771,803 9,106,712 119 120
Western District:
661. 62.9 16. 0 7.4 .3 -1 64,097 5,,9 395 55,283 74,646 21,089 3,10 2,536,006 3,182,235 Northwestern Region 1,442 1,631 55 6? 1.1 14.4 21,799 23,457 39.4 46.7 4,421 5,906 1,592 2,290 4,180,366 ,259,639 130 123
1.3 e9.5 O 7o 3,21 3 376rn Region 1,629 179 15.9 27 99 2 7 6 ,163 213 2,966 6,299 7 7 7
5105,295 134,57 331,345 43,2V1 3223,276 4,027,014 Central Western Region 1 1,7. 15.9 27,199 22, i. 5'.1
60.5 59.5 57. 57.5 50.7 50.3 53,191 72,35 5,663 63,211 16,090 23,468 1,958,13 2,7,152 Southwestern Region 1,407 1,625 496 603 16.6 15.3 23,320 24,91 46.8 6.3 5,709 7,71 1775 2,594 2986 7 3,907,293 112 ,o
61.5 61.5 59.0 59.3 50.0 49.9 222,583 292,326 191,248 254,898 68,524 96,899 7,777,985 9,806,401 Total, Western District 1,515 1,702 543 647 16.2 15.3 24,588 25,993 44.7 52.6 5,509 7,264 1,856 2,632 13,466,783 16,927,619 121 116
61.0 60.9 60.5 60.2 50.0 50.0 559,019 736,163 484,792 644,822 189,771 261,822 18,643,387 24,022,691 United States ............ 1,675 1,824 656 740 15.5 14.7 26,003 26,842 41.6 50.9 7,270 9,602 2,890 4,000 33,894,950 43,495,723 121 118
Ac erage number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Locomotive- Per cent ______________________________
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train ar-miles trainger- miles per unserviceable
road operated (thousands) (thousands) pertraine locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
664 02 413 275 1 07 7 1,077 0 135 42,491 4019 25,251 30,994 67,742 71,512 New England Regiona/.......... 6,848 6,91 18,18 21,66 115,116 138,443 6.47 6.75 73.4 88.6 29.1 20.4 727,021 39467 15.3 1.7
730 1, 75 1,2 ) 4305 4,407 s 91 290,95 28,72 139,855 152,00 430,740 436,80 Great Lakes Region ... 20,461 20,941 48 934 5634 8 2,6 452,059 8.53 8.48 106.9 110.4 30.6 28.1 2,336,17 2,7 841
4,313 7 1,99 5,812 5,851 1,760 1,544 485,524 467,488 107,774 139,472 593,298 606,960 Central Eastern Region b/ 22,449 23,260 70,69 80 2 45742 539519 7.09 7.22 100.4 111.2 21.2 16.3 32293 376421 1 .1 15.

7,707 8,725 3,487 2,610 11,194 11,335 2,698 2,597 818,900 792,478 272,880 322,474 1,091,780 1,114,952 Total, Eastern District... 49,758 51,114 138,221 158,462 960,184 1,130,021 7.53 7.62 97.3 106.9 25.8 21.2 6,292,523 7,307,129 14.7 14.4
Southern District:
1,0 1 164 20 0 15 1285 1322 49 9 2 97,612 94,609 11,872 15,969 109,44&4 110,57 8 Pocahontas Region............... 5,718 5,725 ,107 9,094 47,599 55,066 6.11 6.25 106.8 119.3 10.2 10.4 416,483 471,413 17.8 17.3
3,364 3,565 1,017 824 4,31 4,39 902 722 26,409 254,162 4,845 66,906 313,254 321,074 Southern Region.... 3,177 32,273 46967 54231 29,905 352,379 6.66 6.76 84.2 95.7 24.8 1.9 2,261,336 2,703,35 15.6 15.8
4,449 4,729 1,217 982 5,666 5,711 1,400 1,147 362,021 348,777 60,717 82,875 422,738 431,652 Total, Southern District. 43,895 43,998 55,074 63,325 346,504 407,445 6.58 6.69 86.9 98.6 23.0 17.9 2,677,819 3,174,771 15.9 16.0
3,179 226 724 a22s '903 260,216 259,032 Western District:
2,997 3,179 826 724 ,823 ,903 1,134 945 260,816 259,038 60,003 71,114 320,819 330,152 Northwestern Region 43,566 44,216 9,932 46,462 241,139 285,054 6.78 6.0 5.6 96.4 20.2 20.1 1,761,708 2,045,945 15. 15
3,529 3,851 1,1 0 914 65 1174 1,112 275826 273, 83,0 943 ,03 358,869 67123 Central Western Region.... 50,44 51,297 6137 70631 428, 41 511,301 8.23 10.6 124.1 25.3 20.0 2,768 18 3,175,972 136 12.9
2,026 2,109 570 513 2,596 2,622 695 554 118,842 122,526 57,693 74,47 176,535 196,973 Southwestern Region ...... 32,015 32,169 27,810 32,116 168,653 204,615 6.9 7.06 105.4 117.7 21.9 17.7 1,034,857 1,252,890 12.8 12.7
8,552 9,139 2,506 2,151 11,058 11,290 3,003 2,611 655,484 654,594 200,739 239,654 856,223 8954,248 Total, Western District... 126,425 127,682 128,877 149,209 838,253 1,000,970 7.43 7.53 99.6 112.6 22.8 19.6 5,564,753 6,474,807 14.0 13.6
20,708 22,593 7,210 5,743 27,918 28,336 7,101 6,355 1.836,405 1,795,849 534,336 645,003 2,370,741 2,440,852 United States ........... 220,078 222,794 322,172 370,996 2,144,941 2,538,436 7.32 7.41 96.1 107.4 24.1 20.0 14,535,095 16,956,707 14.6 14.3


lovten)


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.


I/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
1/ 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.


SEPTEMBER, 1932





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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Average miles of all Locomotive-mniles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) District and region Per cent Per cent all cars Per cent
Average milraf road Tran-miles unserviceable unserviceable Car-ileper Net ton-miles Net ton-miesper
operated main tracks (Ihovsnds) Cam owned.f total on]ofcaes.perloaded Car-miles
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives ownedon line per caray car-mile train-ml

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
7,618 7,62 9,761 9,07 94 1,186 1,066 1337 64 80 26,72 33,876 12,855 16,837 New England Region a/ 55,291 55.785 41.1 31.5 120.4 128.2 14.9 8.4 19.8 23.6 254 303 19.0 19.2 42.8 43.7
23 6 23,96 3, 9 33,6 4, 2 5034 5,999 305 3 153,034 185,256 97,577 118,498 Great Lakes Region 387,850 ,003 39 05 109.1 107.0 14. 9 23.37 26 337 23.7 23.7 55.0
27:,4 27,467 37,718 37,923 5,231 25 5789 7210 511 158,97 01, 300 101,792 128235 Central Eastern Region b 552033 55,327 29. 19.8 107.9 108. .11 7 1 18.1 2 332 293 300 508 51.5
59,044 58,988 81,288 81,414 10,894 13,331 11,889 14,546 880 1,o63 338,668 420,432 212,224 263,570 Total, Eastern District. 995,174 1,020,115 34.5 25.1 109.1 109.1 12-7 8.2 16.9 20.5 270 332 25.9 26.4 51.6 52.3
Southern District:
6,077 6,059 826 1,410 1,732 1475 1,846 56 74 57,186 66,452 44,467 51,796 Pocahontas Region 115,386 119,781 18.8 10.9 91.2 88.4 3. 2.8 2.2 37.2 81 47 4.9 4
39,753 39,817 4 2 ,140 5,089 5,894 52 6063 97 111 113,733 133,206 71,037 84931 Southern Region 29801 30,082 25.8 19.3 102.9 102.5 17. 130 0.2 23.3 29 347 23.9 N 2 373 3
45,830 45,876 51,900 51,966 6,499 7,626 6,689 7,909 153 185 170,919 199,658 115,504 136,727 Total, Southern District 412,187 423,863 24.2 17.3 99.7 98.5 13.8 10.5 23.2 26.8 429 499 30.9 31.3 45.0 45 1
S Western District
489 2117 48,2423 2,5 5 2,6943 4:r 5,260 713 :75:491 186 21 11741,8653 3 569789 33 Northwestern Region 294,431 299,024 21.2 19.2 '111.2 111.3 7.2 6.7 19.1 23.6 294 4 28 4 7 45 7
53594 53532 568 639 7,371 7 7762 377 414 189,101 218,1 127,1 Central Western Region 331 213 25.0 19.2 108. 109 11.6 88 29. 32.5 7 7
33,112 33,152 34,029 34,076 3,520 3.851 3,577 3,895 58 61 82,033 94,866 50, 56 60:,77 Southwestern Region 130477 5:949 21.9 20.3 127. 128.3 9.7 8.1 26.5 27.7 367 397 22.4 23.5 38.6
134,923 134,927 147,586 147,587 14,763 16,482 15,374 17,148 621 688 389,022 454,877 248,163 297,596 Total, Western District 756,121 784,518 22.9 19.5 112.9 113.6 9.5 7.9 24.9 28.1 337 393 22.2 23.1 44.1 46.6
239,797 239,791 280,774 280,967 32,156 37,439 33,952 39,603 1,654 1,936 898,609 1,074,967 575,891 697,893 United States 2,163,482 2,228,496 27.8 21.3 108.6 108.7 11.8 8.5 20.9 24.4 322 383 25.3 25.9 46.8 48.3
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service o/
G r sross to -i A ,oge nil e ts it o r Locom otive -
Gross Net per tain-o Nt tron-ules ipierilt rSclu l per Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
P ece n:od eve c nnas b u n r i n h u s d oei t.lr g oincm o i (g ha dlo c im i o ti s eo a n d lo c o m o ti v e i n d N e t t a e sp e r 1 ,0 0 0 g r o
ercen Per cent loaded Percentastound Train-hours Digi day locomotives and permileofad Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Trrnhert liadei iast ofitotelitend... tenders, per per consumed inclu
Per cent loaded of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per day locootive and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

67.5 66.8 .5 8.1 49.7 49.6 1,631 2,070 1,395 1774 507 649 66,833 84,946 New England Region a/ 1,474 1,496 536 547 14.2 14.0 20,882 20,886 35.0 44.4 5 571 7035 2 220 2 836 92,694
61.0 61.0 6.1 63.8 50.2 50.5 10.746 12,870 9,41 11,317 A.625 4,393 308,707 378,437 Great Lakes Region 1,997 2,012 7b9 781 15.3 14.9 30 504 29 903 41.7 4 6 10595 12,736 5037 6128 5 573 283
61.0 61.1 63.0 62.1 .3 50.1 12,069 15,359 10,564 13,494 650 6,041 393,942 500,350 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,019 2,070 889 927 13.3 13.0 26815 26,970 36.4 447 10,666 13500 564 7331 75156113 945,326 124 23
61.5 61.5 63.2 62.5 50.2 50.2 24,446 30,299 21,376 26,585 8,782 11,083 769,482 963,733 Total. Eastern District 1,962 1,994 806 831 14.2 13.8 27,780 27,586 38.3 45.8 10,024 12,405 4,958 6,263 1,400,380 1,736,245 115 115
Southern District:
96 62 41.8 42.' 5. 0:3 5,306 6,246 4,817 5,643 2,568 3,010 103,847 12,763 Pocahontas Region 3,416 3,258 1,821 1,738 13.6 13.3 46,385 43,489 39.4 47.9 22 563 26,601 14,088 16 559 224,418 270,235 85
1. 1.1 56.0 57.6 49.5 49.5 7,986 9,422 6,901 8,171 2,719 3,244 325,328 384,191 Southern Region 1,356 1,386 534 550 15.6 15.3 21211 226 40.1 474 6 7115 2,280 2,716 515,351 609,532 129 129
59.7 59.4 51.3 52.1 49.7 49.8 13,292 15,668 11,718 13,814 5,287 6,254 429,175 513,954 Total, Southern District 1,803 1,811 814 820 15.1 14.8 27,303 26,877 40.0 47.5 8,537 10,050 3,846 4,545 739,769 879,767 111 112
Western District:
62.8 60.3 60.4 8.6 51.1 49.5 8, 0 10,088 7,262 8,844 2,882 3,53 299,417 360,34 Northwestern Region 1,612 1,682 640 670 15.0 14.6 24,254 24,541 42.7 49.5 5 250 632 1 993 2 4 485 892 587,1 2i 117
96 6: 65.4 53.4 49.8 49.8 1 15,450 11,676 13,428 3,920 4,749 398,996 461,969 Central Western Region 1,732 1,822 582 644 1.9 16.0 29,24 29 066 53.7 57.5 7,455 85 2,'3 2,97 7 '39 861265 112
9 61. 55.4 55.7 50.8 50.2 ,752 739 4929 5,845 1,835 2233 21,116 256,790 Sothestern Region 1,400 1,518 521 580 15.9 15.0 22,289 22763 7.7 51.0 5,6 6,592 1, 2,25 325,387 362,991 113 08
61.1 60.5 61.8 60.3 50.4 49.8 27,646 32,277 23,867 28,117 8,637 10,505 919,529 1.079,153 Total, Western District 1,617 1,706 585 637 16.1 15.3 25,956 26,055 48.5 53.3 6,244 7,290 2,134 2,595 1,570,118 1,811,408 114 112
60.9 60.6 60.3 59.7 50.2 50.0 65,384 78,244 56,961 68516 22,706 27,842 2,118,186 2,556,840 United States ..................... 1,771 1,830 706 744 15.2 14.6 26,91 26,797 42.7 9.1 7,762 9283 3,156 3,870 3,710,267 4,427,420 113 113
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
strict ad rin Average miles of Trai-mile Passngetin -nl miLocomotive- Perviceantle
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region Averagemiles of ain-mis) Pasengertinhar- Ptrainm lomiles per unserviceableunds ofoal
r drdtrama locomotive- of total Pounds ol
per tra day locomotives Net tons of coal Poasofca
train car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 193931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

73 44 3 1,0N 1o,066 119 110 43,097 41,127 23,44 ,66,545 7NewEnglandRegion/
3088 69 6 29 76 9 290,7 1,2 2 71,4w a/ 6,864 6,927 2,028 2,412 12,641 15,712 6.63 I 6.91 7 / 8 188.4 32.3 21269,432 14.4 13.7
5 11 1.6 132 4:25, 4:440 64679424,595 Great Lakes Region 0 202 20:888 5,064 6,087 41 173 50,717^ .80 89 10.8 107.4 32.5 313 236'94 282,463 12 0
4,071 4,698 1,694 1,12 5,765 5,860 1,6 64 483,858 466,951 111,97 1 263 595,32 607,214 Central Eastern Region b/. 22:147 23,004 7,416 8:645 47,762 58,196 7.10 7.30 98.9 108.7 2. 329578 38872 12

7,280 8,516 3,831 2,850 11,111 11,366 2,550 2,669 817,710 789,757 267,665 323,546 1,085,375 1,113,303 Total, Eastern District 49,213 50,819 14,508 17,144 101,576 124,625 7.65 7.83 96.0 104.6 27.9 22.9 641,847 760,616 14.2 13.7
Southern District:
1,051 1,190 244 145 1,295 1:,335 473 451 91,665 88,783 13,620 17,137 105,285 105,920 Pocahontas Region.. 5,716 5,739 814 941 4,733 5,637 6.08 6.20 100.4 114.5 13.6 10.5 4o ,888 47 263 17. 17
3,272 3,504 1,137 838 4,409 4,342 960 84 258,092 255,583 47,437 56,14 305,529 311,747 Southern Region ..... 38,121 38;263 4,678 5,394 28,588 32,901 6.42 6.35 76.3 86.3 28 .0 20.5 215,702 251:175 15.6 5
4,323 4,694 1,381 983 5,704 5,677 1,433 1,315 349,757 344,366 61,057 73,301 410,814 417,667 Total, Southern District 43,837 44,002 5,492 6,335 33,321 38,538 6.37 6.33 79.2 89.7 26.3 19.3 256,590 298,438 15.9 15.9
Western District:
3,016 3,100 811 738 ,827 ,8 8 1,093 868 256,497 253,055 70,873 79,627 327,370 332,682 Northwestern Region. 43,591 43,941 4,175 4,847 26,133 30,512 7.09 7.03 82.7 93.6 21.6 19.4 175,945 209,415 14.6 14.7
3,477 3,831 1,156 911 ,63 ,742 1,05 1,019 268,86 271,21 90,979 100,318 359,965 371,532 central western Region 50,674 51,356 6375 7 466 45679 55279 8.41 8.48 107.7 120.7 26.8 21.9 282,390 333,722 13.0 12.6
1,985 2,059 556 525 2, 2,584 68 583 lo,92 116,944 57,990 70,312 166,482 187,256 Southwestern Region 31,939 31,959 2,84 3,329 17,093 21,225 6.81 7.11 102.8 113.9 22.4 20.3 104,769 125,340 19 12.3
8,478 8,990 2,523 2,174 11,001 11,164 2,836 2,470 633,975 641,213 219,842 250,257 853,817 891,470 Total, Western District 126,204 127,256 13,394 15,642 88,905 107,016 7.65 7.73 97.4 109.4 24.0 20.7 563,104 668,477 13.4 13.1
20,081 22,200 7,735 6,007 27,816 28,207 6,819 6,454 1,801,442 1,775,336 548,564 647,104 2,350,006 2,422,440 United States ......219,254 222,077 33,394 39,121 223,802 270,179 7.42 7.53 93.1 103.4 26.1 21.4 1,461,541 1,727,531 14.1 13.8
1 -__-_ ..11_ -_1,727,531-----s 14.1 ---13.8---


/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
J Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


(orn)


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.
124268-0 U. S, GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1932


Statement No. M-210
SEPTEMBER, 1932







21: 732,o

Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

1111II I 11 1 1lIIl IIII1 I G HI I II
3 1262 08855 2962

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1932 AND 1931


Statement No. M-210
OCTOBER, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Per rent Net ton-miles
AvAverage mile s of all Train-miles District and region Cars owned unserviceable on lineof cars unservicble Car-miles per Net ton-miles N ond Car-les per
Average miles of road n tracks thousands)of total of total cars car-day per car-day per oaa-m
operated operated ( Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line car-mile train mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
7618 7,626 9,761 9,807 1,017 1,281 1,163 1,459 70 88 29 840 5 14,923 19,930 New England Region a/ 55,282 5,769 4o.7 32.2 12.5 130.6 15.3 8.7 21.1 25.6 276 333 19 .6 19 .8 .0 46.1
2 865 23,569 35686 3,o6 5,310 6057 5, 62 6,51 o 38 172,14 2,1 11179 129,88 Great Lakes Region......IN. 37,l4l 680 40.2 .8 109.2 107.6 14.9 10.2 21.8 24.7 325 311 24 7 24.4 54.9 56.2
27,44 27,552 37,718 38,109 6,1oo 6,983 6,70 7,754 5 71 185,702 219,703 12023 1,675 Central Eastern Regionb/ 551,681 55572 31.0 20.1 108o.6 10.2 11.5 7.1 16.8 19.3 30 353 30.2 30.1 521 52.7
58,923 58,747 81,165 81,222 12, 427 14,321 13,615 15,724 1,045 1,191 388,456 461,629 254,125 291,593 Total, Eastern District.. 994,104 1,019,021 35.5 25.4 109.7 109.2 13.1 8.4 19.0 21.8 309 357 26.9 26.7 52.7 53.6
Southern District:
6,077 6,055 7,838 78 161 1856 1,692 1,97 66 77 6,989 70,506 53,277 56,955 Pocahontas Region. .......... 115,179 119,250 19.1 10.6 88.6 88.7 3.2 2.6 37.4 89 950 1,004 46.3 46.7 74.4 69.7
39664 39,807 43,973 4,131 5,622 6,271 5,773 6,454 105 121 125,696 146,502 79,77 89,394 Southern Region 296,008 301,089 26.9 19.1 103.9 104.1 18.1 13.0 21.6 24.3 327 366 24.8 24.3 37.5 38.6
45,741 45,862 51,811 51,953 7,234 8,127 7,465 8,433 171 198 190,685 217,008 133,051 146,349 Total, Southern District. 411,187 420,339 25.1 17.1 99.6 99.8 14.4 10.4 25.5 28.0 482 527 32.1 31.6 45.7 45.7
Western District:
48,214 48,204 52,952 52,925 ,891 5,515 5,117 5,765 202 231 128,679 153,00 0,13 95.130 Northwestern Region ........ 294,057 297,492 22.0 19.9 110.9 110.6 7.2 6. 20.6 4.3 303 357 23.8 238 43.7 46.0
53535 53531 60,532 6566 7,883 8132 8,285 8,597 52 48 222,73 246,33 15,89 159,35 Central Western Region 330,487 339,591 24.4 19.6 06.4 108.4 12.0 9.4 346 35.6 417 462 20.4 21.4 48.8 50.9
33,082 33,123 3,00 47 3,909 4,155 3,961 4,213 59 67 93,1 105,302 59,799 66,89 Southwestern Region 128,590 143,894 22.2 19.7 131.2 129.2 9.8 8.0 29.2 29.9 413 31 23.2 23.6 40.0 42.4
134,831 134,858 147,484 147,538 16,683 17,802 17,363 18,575 713 782 4,414 504,675 294,832 321,414 Total, Western District. 753,134 780,977 23.0 19.8 112.4 113.0 9.7 7.9 28.2 30.2 372 417 22.0 22.6 45.3 47.4
239,495 239,467 280,460 280,713 36,344 40,250 38,443 42,732 1,929 2,171 1,023,555 1,183,.312 682,008 759,356 United States ............................... 2,158,425 2,220,337 28.5 21.5 108.7 108.7 12.1 8.6 23.5 26.0 362 1409 25.7 25.8 47.9 49.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service oc
Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ton-miles Lo
Grss Net per train-mile, Net tonmiles eragomiles per train-hour, mtive Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
excluding exclingng perincluding per 1,000 gross
Percent loaded Per centeastbound Train-hours District ad rgon loco and per train-mile trains in freight locomotives and locomotive- Net on-mile Net tons of coal pe
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per day locomtconsumed ivesand
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
66.7 655 593 575 50.1 49 1844 2 1,56 2,034 84 751 71755 92,114 New England Regiona/ 1,560 1,587 575 586 1.2 1.9 22,100 22,077 7.0 46.8 6,094 7,747 2,74 3,176 106,421 13392 115 113
60.4 61.1 4. 64. 50.1 12,381 14 9 10,84 12,582 4,265 4,71 ?9:, 412,542 Great Lakes Region 2,48 2,077 801 821 15.2 1.7 31,128 30,499 4.6 0.2 11,856 1,830 765 6 804 677,135 7 57 1 108
59.6 60.8 64.9 6.2 50.3 50. 11,483 16,810 12,725 14,796 5,605 6,605 539,946 Central Eastern Regionb/ 2,086 2,119 919 946 13.3 12.9 7,75627,3 .4 6.6 12,387 1,229 589 7733 938,776 1,0 228 130 127
60.5 61.3 64.1 63.8 50.2 50.5 28,708 33,444 25,185 29,412 10,454 12,327 879,567 1,044,602 Total, Eastern District 2,027 2,054 841 861 14.1 13.7 28,634 28,156 42.6 48.0 11,410 13,283 5,723 6,769 1,722,332 1,969,477 120 118
Southern District:
S5 4 508 6,197 68 5,632 6191 300 3,294 ,15 139,408 Pocahontas Region .................1... 494 3 : 1,85 1,7 13.6 13.3 47,667 44,40 44.0 0.0 05 28,200 15,958 17,552 272 6 302,922 88 89
2 2. 57.2 57.3 .0 50.0 8,977 8,900 3114 3,557 360,26 409,313 Southern Region.......... 381 55 5 15.6 15.3 21545 2174 43.3 8. ,585 85 2,533 2882 673:016 2686 134 133
58.9 59.7 51.7 53.3 50.0 50.3 15,174 17,078 13,394 15,091 6,121 6,851 478,423 548,721 Total, Southern District. 1,852 1,857 846 843 15.1 14.8 27,997 27,502 43.4 48.8 9,447 10,604 4,317 4,819 875,142 985,608 115 115
Western District:
61.6 61.7 62.5 61.2 51.-4 50.6 9,179 10,671 7,991 9,347 3,065 3,645 7,,409 379,703 Northwestern Region 1,634 1,695 627 661 14.9 14.5 24,4o6 24,615 44.7 50.3 5,592 6,50o4 2,051 2,440 568,522 651,640 124 122
590 60.7 67.7 65.6 51.0 50.8 16,061 17,197 13,853 15,066 4,42 5272 67,025 510,526 Central Western Region ......1,757 1,853 576 648 16.9 15.9 29,663 29,511 61.6 1. 8,559 9,159 2,77 3177 944,31 987,412 118 115
.9 61.2 55.7 55.4 50.5 50.5 6,640 7,451 5,720 6,487 2,62 2,484 2,469 274,273 Southwestern Region................ 1,3 1,51 553 598 15.7 15. 2,020 23,652 51. 53 6,99 7,59 2,108 ,19 391293 990 118 11
962 7,056 ,0,640 741 5,,2249,908 118 1
60.1 61.1 63.7 62.1 51.0 50.7 31,880 35,319 27,564 30,900 9,769 11,4l01 1,042,903 1,164,502 Total, Western District. 1,652 1,736 586 640 16.0 15.3 26,430 26,535 53.2 55.9 6,973 7,722 2,337 2,727 1,904,156 2,048,960 119 116
60.0 60.9 61.6 61.2 50.5 50.5 75,762 85,841 66,143 75,403 26,344 30,579 2,400,893 2,757,825 United States................................... 1,820 1,873 725 760 15.1 14.6 27,549 27,341 47.0 51.3 8,741 9,8614 3,548 4,119 ,501,630 5,004,045 119 117

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stred Home Foregn Total District and region Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- Locomotive-s r uPer cent
Fatraincam miles per unerviceable
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home foreign otal District and egion road operated (thosaindsio) (thousands) pertrain cars locomotive- of total Pounds of coal
Scootive consumed per passenger-
trainm car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

eastern District:
6 7 417 34 1074 1,66 98 10 42105 40,018 26,168 5 6827 72,82 New England Regiona/ ............. 6,816 6,900 19 2,325 11,680 14,142 6.26 6.42 69.2 81.4 34.0 2.2 ,697 8, 15.7 14.9
2,7 7 0o67768,27 72 9 NewEng Regiona/...934202.26 2 019 7 8,h58 15-7 15.
31,6 0 57 5 1 36 1,3 1139, 4 6 1 7 598,865ratenReg20,162 20,1 ,926 8.9 9. .6 1 .
70 687 1785 5755 5 7 6 Central Eastern Region b/..... 355 5 7.23 6 103 234138 3575 1 1
7,161 8,477 3,941 2,887 11,102 11,361 2,126 2,580 804,187 786,929 285,855 325,425 1,090,042 1,112,354 Total, Eastern District.. 149,1214 50,526 14,295 16,830 98,614 118,87 7-.5 7.61 91.1 98.8 29.8 23.6 658,246 760,992 15.0 14.4
Southern District:
1,03 1,15 247 140o 1,290 1,25 408 12 86,650 88,985 15,111446 16,830 102,p96 105,815 Pocahontas Region .................. 5716 816 775 ,1 975 115.6 14. 16 42 56 1.6
320 3,5 1,178 837 4, 384 4:38 869 8 25,08 255,391 53,401 58,115 307,9 313,506 Southern Region 0....... ..2 ....... 38,02 3,23 ,77 4 5,49 28,75 3541 6.12 6.1936 97.55 85.13 18 20.61 2 33 5 38 6 3
4,249 4,729 1,425 977 5,674 5,706 1,277 1,272 340,698 344,376 68,847 74,945 409,545 419,321 Total, Southern District. 4 3,74 44,002 5,590 6,469 33,510 39,355 6.29 6.34 78.1 88.9 27.2 18.9 270,766 315,404 16.7 16.5

2,997 3,076 843 765 3,4O 3,841 966 869 255,922 252,637 70,300 76,392 326,222 329,029 Northwetern Region ............... 4 3,87 4,193 ,827 28,932 6.68 6.72 81.1 89.8 22.1 20.1 181,401 207,950 15.8 15.
3,58 3,813 1,118 932 ,576 745 82 925 262,3 270,222 89,161 97,744 351,594 367,966 Central Western Region ...... ,587 51, 6,4 7,178 4,24 53,56 8.13 8.2 1014.2 116.7 27.1 23.6 284,905 33, 320 13.6 13.0
978 2,077 56 510 2,542 2:587 608 579 105,761 115,43 62,974 7044 68735 85883 Southestern Region 31,896 31,958 2,90 4 3,11 17,91 21,528 6.82 7.05 103.6113.2 2.1 20.3 110,295 1284 1.2 12
8,1433 8,966 2,525 2,207 10,958 11,173 2,398 2,373 624,116 638,302 222,435 244,576 8146,551 882,878 Total, Western District. 126,137 127,173 13,500 15,716 86,575 103,996 7.38 7.50 95.5 106.2 24.7 21.7 576,601 670,310 14.1 13.6
19,843 22,172 7,891 6,071 27,734 28,243 5,801 6,225 1,769,001 1,769,607 577,137 644,946 2,346,138 2,414,553 United States .............................. 219,009 221,701 33,385 39,015 218,699 262,198 7.25 7.34 90.0 99.5 27.1 22.0 1,505,613 1,746,706 14.9 14.4


Includes Boeton & 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.


I/ Include the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
I4 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. 12426B-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTINS OFFICE: 193





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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Average miles of all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent aller ient
Average miles of road A rerage miles of all Trim-miles District and region Care owned unsierviceable Pe ice af car, Net ton-mles
ioperatednmar tracks th -of sota 0lnetr,.andrgion Cars mined u0 tof a,, un,eoI .alhl, Car-,niles per Net ton- eres Car-miles per
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives ownd o lit ,ar-n i-n p- r

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7,63 7,660 9,756 9,145 i,44 12,618 11I14 14,297 670 896 28,689 366,126 151,742 192,971 New England Regiona a55,176 55,926 35.6 26.2 122.2 125.1 12.5 721. 2.2330 19.0 19.643
23,858 33,708 33,62 49 9,656 2,647.64,008 310 12 1 42 1,99,57 1,01664 1,283,139 Great Lakes1Region .o408,178 36.9 28.3 109.1 106.9 12.201 9.721839 23.2 293.9 59
27,506 3 37,7 9 4 55,6 69223 61290 76,974 5,272 6,957 1,620,087 2,136, 33 1,074,085 1,3970995 Central Eastern Reglonb,' 553416 559,599 26.3 19.0 107.3 108.4 9.6 0781537,9,35527.9329.992.
59,012 59,026 81,239 81,451 115,601 141,497 125,751 155,279 8,952 11,665 3,479,205 4,496,146 2,242,471 2,873,208 Total, Eastern District 1,003,064 1,023,703 31.6 23.3 10S.8 108.9 10.8 7.2 17.2 21.7 266 350 25.5 26.4 50.5 53.1
Southern District
6,077 6,033 4,0839 "1802 13,77 5 71824 14,385 19,075 540 770 517,002 654,454 399,702 508,820 Pocahontas Region 116 366 12,790 16.0 11.8 93.5 91.2 2.9 2.6 27.6 34.5 696 564 44.0 144.2 67.6 66
39,787 39,827 4,096 44145 53,50 6941 54,6:i 8,817 97 1,26 1,157,547 1,535,194 720,737 981,553 Southern egion 297:806 304,559 23.6 18. 105.0 105.2 15.0 11.0 19.7 25.9 278 376 22.9 23.:8 36.1 3
45,864 45,860 51,934 51,947 67,280 84,765 69,072 87,892 1,487 2,056 1,674,549 2,192,648 1,120,439 1,490,373 Total, Southern District 414,172 425,349 21.8 17.2 101.7 101.2 11.9 8.8 21.7 28.2 383 501 29.4 29.9 42.5 44.4
48,176 48,283 52,913 52,961 43,229 51,293 44,891 53,634 1,704 2,157 1,0 43,178 1,386,602 623,279 821,513 Northwestern Region 295446 30487 21.6 18.7 108.8 107.3 6.9 6.4 17.0 22.0 246
53,515 53,418 0533 60,408 6,325 73,223 66,293 77,110 3,12 3,971 1,723,567 2,164,055 1,098,917 1,355,399 Central Western Region330 24.0 19.2 107.1 105.9 10.5 7.7 25.8 31.5 3284637 23.2 24.4 4.5 49.0
33,088 33,135 34,005 34,059 36',369 43,052 36,761 43,885 549 722 841,803 1,110,208 549,453 750,111 Southwestern NR n 136,458 150,768 22.0 19.6 128.5 129.9 9.0 78 26.0 31.2 341 436 21.7 23.4 39.2- 4.2
134,779 134,836 147,451 147,428 142,923 167,568 147,945 174,629 5,445 6,850 3,608,548 4,660,868 2,271,649 2,927,023 Total, Western District 766,621 804,956 22.7 19.1 111.6 110.9 8.8 7.2 22.5 27.9 300 399 21.7 23.2 42.1 46.2
239,655 239,722 280,624 280,826 325,804 393,830 342,768 417,800 15,884 20,571 8,762,302 11,349,662 5,634,559 7,290,604 United States 2... ,183,857 2,254,008 26.1 20.4 108.5 108.2 10.3 7.5 19.9 25.1 299 395 24.7 25.8 45.2 48.3
Car-miles Ton-riiles (tdlions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/

Cri_ N t (roe, tnxl, Alvtoerag nh ',s, Loc,',tioie-n Gro to-tailln Pounds of coal
Per cent loaded Per ce ntloaded Per cent easboiund Tramn-hour.s .trti, ad pd ragIertr locouiott mil t and tt rainsi it freight loc tlooottiv 1oco m and rON tctiofr d Net tons of coal e- *.. "-
east of total Including locomotives Excln locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue tle"r"' tender tenders, per P er consumed including
and tenders and tenders nile of main tracks per locomotives and
per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District
65.5 65.5 5.0 58-0 49.6 49.7 18,081 22,877 15,481 19,737 5,474 7,177 727,026 921,356 New England Regaon a, 1,482 1,564 524 569 14.4 13.7 21,293 21,422 8.0 46.5 6,058 7,644 2,351 3082 1,065,866 1,338,882 118 117
60.7 60.8 65.6 64.4 2 50.2 109,769 138,546 96,014 122,073 36372 47608 3,148,825 3,991,930 Great Lakes Region 1:940 2,046 735 798 15.7 ln.9 30,492 30,580 42.450.6 10,677 13:551 4,983 6 6,564 6 060,643 7,508,555 110 109

60.8 61.0 64.6 63.4 49.9 50.0 251,703 324,979 219,573 285,520 88,595 118,569 7,942,821 10,153,778 Total, Eastern District 1,899 2,018 766 838 14.6 13.9 27,644 28,037 39.5 48.4 10,158 13,125 4,922 6,608 15,378,696 19,430,869 122 120
Southern District
26:3 46o 4 6 0 50.3047,965 61,178 43,253 55,039 22,753 28,923 9982,080 1,297,752 Pacahontas Region 3,140 3,08 1,652 1,623 14.0 13.7 44,042 42,412 38.1 49.4 20,063 25,795 12,2751 5:,,6 2,190,941 246,90891 3
6 1.0 58.4 59.3 50.2 50.2 80,651 108,202 69,298 93,868 26,74 36,609 3,298,491 4,328,073 Southern Region 1,295 1,402 495 547 16.2 15.5 21,009 21,688 41.6 52.5 5,997 8,063 2,182 3,02 5,456,404 7,245,412 135
59-9 59.5 54.6 55.5 50.2 50.2 128,616 169,380 112,551 148,907 49,227 65,532 4,280,571 5,625,825 Total, Southern District 1,673 1,757 732 773 15.7 15.1 26,293 26,469 40.8 51.8 8,120 10,726 3,519 4,701 7,646,945 10,092,320 119 119
Western District.
62.6 62.8 576.:8 5 50. 50.,02 73,276 196,066 63,274 8,993 24 154 3 3:,3 2,863,415 3,561,938 Northwestern Region 1 559 660 15.1 14.4 22,097 23,581 39.9 47.1 4,541 5,967 1,644 2,305 4,748,888 5,911,279 130 123
61.1 615 297 9.6 121,356 151,774 104,155 1310 35865 3750,901 4,597,5 Central Western Region 1,645 1,804 567 663 16.9159 27,768 28,734 9.3 56.0 6,73 265 2,199 2,95 7,243629 7486 119 115
60.5 59.7 57.3 50.7 50.3 59,831 79,805 51,382 69,698 18,252 25,952 2,206,572 2,811,425 Southwestern Region 1,013 1.619 502 603 16.-515.3 23,286 24,791 47.2 56.0 5769 7,708 1,809 2,57 3,377,473 4,316,371 113 108
61.4 61.4 59.6 59.6 50.2 50.0 254,463 327,645 218,811 285,798 78,292 108,301 8,820,888 10,970,903 Total, Western District 1,531 1,706 548 646 16.2 15.3 24,806 26,051 45.6 52.9 5,658 7,311 1,905 2,642 15,369,990 18,976,256 121 116
60.9 60.9 60.6 60.3 50.1 50.0 634,782 822,004 550,935 720,225 216,114 292,402 21,044,280 26,750,506 United States ... 1,691 1,829 663 742 15.5 14.7 26,10 26,894 42.2 509 7,417 9,629 2,957 4,012 35,395,631 4,499,445 121 118
Average number of locomotive on lIie. Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Hotme Foreign Total Estrict and region Average miles of Train-mile, Passenger-trami car-ile Penger- Locootive- uPer c lent
road operated (thousands)a osands) train ear locomotitve- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
Strat day lacomatises Net toss of ioalcoal
rdayconsumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931932 1931 1932 1931 192 1932 1931 1932 19931 1932 1931 1932 1931
6 61 79 41 28 1.07 1.7 10 132 42.45 4046 2,8 3,17 68 7 _wEastern District: 191
661 7931 416 292 1,077 1,075 107 132 42,459 40,461 25,348 31,177 67,807 71,63 New England Region a/ 6,844 6,911 20,791 24,011 1267 152,554 6.45 6.72 73.0 87.9 29.6 20.7 802,718 926,025 15.3 14.8
2 1 3,163 1,59 1,247 4,302 4,410 809 910 290,124 294,034 139,878 1524425 430,002 436,479 Great Lakes Region ..... 20,431 20,896 62,22,249 499,712 8.55 8.50 10.9 109. 24 2, 68 298152 2
4,278i474 1,4528 9 ,110 5,806 5,553 1,723 1,553 484,875 467,356 i09,013 139,146 593,888 606,502 Central Eastern Regionb 2562418 724 503,7 57709 7.2 901.516.5 3, ,483,16072 16.1 15.
7,652 8,699 3,533 2,639 11,185 11,338 2,639 2,595 817,458 791,851 274,239 322,768 1,091,697 1,114,619 Total, Eastern District 49,694 51,065 152,515 175,292 1,058,798 1,248,868 7-53 7.62 96.7 106.0 26.3 21.5 6,950,769 8,068,121 14.8 14.4
Southern District.
1,081 1,167 205 156 1,25 1323 489 426 96,514 94,046 12,233 16,061 108,747 110,107 Pocahantas Region 5,71 5,726 ,923 10,067 52,34 60,876 6.11 6.5 105911458521
3 8 13:563 033 389 899 734 3355 542274320e3 5 3 3 566.63 .0 2, ,7 2,9619 .
3,348 3 1,033 26 4381 4389 899 734 2633 25427 49,297 65,999 312,652 3 73 Soathern Region..38,163 38,2 51,741 59,727 37,0 355,923 6 73 833 97 2 2 157 15.8
4,429 4,730 1,238 982 5,667 5,712 1,388 1,160 359,869 348,320 61,530 82,060 421,399 430,380 Total, Southern District 43,881 43,998 60,664 69,794 380,014 446,799 6.55 6.66 86.0 97.6 23.4 18.0 2,948,585 3,490,175 16.0 16.1
Western District
2,997 3,169 827 728 ,824 997 1,114 937 260,298 258,410 61,035 7,54 321,333 329,954 Northwestern Region 43,575 44,167 44,126 51,258 265,979 310,956 6.77 6.79 85.2 95.8 20.4120.1 1,943,109 2,253,895 15.7 15.4
3,509 3 4 1,111 916 ,620 : 1,139 1,09 3 274 75 272,761 3:599 94,0 358,7 3672 Central Western Region 5019 2 67,940 78,109 47270 1:11 1 : 1 204 510,529 13 12.
2,021 2,0 570 512 2,591 2,618 690 554 117,540 121,810 5 199 74 030 175:739 195,840 Sautheetern Region 32,003 32:145 30,312 35,52 186:M4 4 261.93 7.06 105. 2117.2 22.1 18.0 1,14,790 1,350,633 12.9 12.6
8,527 9,122 2,508 2,156 11,035 11,278 2,943 2,584 652,713 652,981 202,833 240,064 855,546 893,045 Total, Western District 126,397 127,617 142,378 164,925 924,828 1,104,966 7.43 7.52 99.2 112.0 22.9 19.8 6,140,857 7,145,057 14.0 13.6
20,608 22,551 7,279 5,777 27,887 25,328 6,970 6,339 1,830,040 1,793,152 538,602 644,892 2,368,642 2,438,044 United States 219,972 222,680 355,5571410,oil12,363,640 2,00,633 7.31 7-41 95.5 106.6 24.5 20.2 16,040,211 18,703,353 14.7 14.3
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OCTOBER, 1932







Subject to revision
Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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1262 08855 3606 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1932 AND 1931


Statement No. M-210
NOVEMBER, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per c e ntt aPercent Net toni
operated maintracks (thousands) District and region Cars owned unserviceable on line of cars unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles neroaded Car-miles per
op Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotive owned of total ar car-day per car-day ar-iltrain-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

7,6238 7,627 9761 9,808 989 1,160 1,121 1,33 65 76 26,655 32,329 11,325 18,099 New England Regiona/ ........... 5,277 55,761 40.3 32.- 122.7 128.1 16.1 5.7 20.2 23.5 259 296 19.8 19.7 I ..5 111.1
3 3 33,39 ,6 5326 51 5 5,67 305 1 ,167 171,357 99,521 I1,199 Great Lakes Region.... 36,778 405,10 40.5 I 31.7 10.6 107.9 15.6 10.5 19.7 21. 255 31 23.
27,436 27,552 37,71 35,110 5,5 48 6,186 ,113 6,835 526 600 153,967 193,1 5 110,055 127,380 Central Eastern Region b/ 551,417 557,130 32.2 21.3 107.9 105.2 11:4 7:N. 1.: 17.2 261 302 30.66 29.9 5:1.2
58,936 58,748 81,171 81,227 11,401 12,672 12,439 13,812 896 980 328,822 386,831 223,934 259,678 Total, Eastern District. 993,472 1,017,991 36.2 26.4 109.0 109.2 13.3 8.7 17.0 19.4 273 305 27.0 26.3 49.5 52.0
6,013 6,062 7,801 .7,529 1,4159 1,591 1,525 1,675 60 61 55,596 59,11 1146,220 5,034 Pocahontasa Region ..............- 15,0111 115,590 20.7 11.-9 90.5g91.3:2.2 32.5 32.2 57911 16.1 13.5 70.5 66.1
3967 39,807 43,956 44,131 5,332 5,925 5, 5 6,076 96 108 110,471 130,910 7I ,479 Southern Region ...... 295,511 300,865 27.6 19.4 104.9 1.7 i2.7 19.5 23.2 291 321 5 3. 5 3.0
45,690 45,869 51,760 51,960 6,791 7,516 6,986 7,751 156 169 166,067 190,024 119,4oo00 133,513 Total, Southern District 410,552 419,455 26.1 17.7 100.9 100.8 14.8 10.0 23.0 25.5 423 447 31.7 29.8 43.0 44.0
15,201o 1,121 52,9o1 52,42 1,135 1,671 1429 1,5452 1511 191 96,91o 119,974 55,903 71,12 Northwestern Region ...292,994 297,054 23.11 19.5 110.6 109.7 6.9 6.1 15.7 1911 231 252 23.5 23.2 39 1.7
53,525 53,555 60,521 60,621 6,258 6,917 6,575 7,271 311 367 163,653 196,001 111,570 127,072 Central Western Region .... 329,67 349,207 26.2 20.11 6.9 11 9.9 20 21. 22.0 1
092000 a 49,0 j 1 12.: 07 0g L0. 1. 9 330 39 21 0 2 0 47.7
33,052 33,122 31,000 31,01 3,715 3,T71 3,759 3,909 541 55 92,167 93,573 51,643 6,746 Southwestern Region.an1266 1L3,001 22.2 19. 132.3 131.1 9.6 I7. 27.2 25.2 379 354 23.2 23:,137.5 11.6
134,808 134,834 147,461 147,512 14,141 15,459 14,631 16,035 519 616 342,730 408,448 222,416 262,941 Total, Western District 749,619 779,262 24.3 20.1 111.9 112.4 9.4 8.1 22.4 25.5 303 351 22.2 22.6 40.9 44.4
239,434 239,451 280,392 280,699 32,33 35,6417 056 3759 1,571 1,765 837,619 95,303 565,750 656,132 United States................................. 2,153643 2216,70 29.4 22.1 108.5 10.7 12.2 .7 20.0 22.7 310 347 260 25.5 444 47.0
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) 109 ----02- -
Car-miles Ton-milr (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service co
Gross Net Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ton-miles
per trainmile, Net onmes per per train-hour, e e Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours excluding per tinile trains in ireit locomotivexcluding e- including Net ton-miles per 1000 r
locomotives andl trai ie locomotivesoand locomotioomotives and Net tons of coal ton-miles,
eIncluding locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District and region mtnd i srei tend l d Pons d i n
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
per day tenders
1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
65,1 611.1. 5.3 555 9,5" 119.58 1,71 2,066 1,467 1,7760525 636 67,s515 51,252 New England Regiona/- 1, 151 1,530 5311 5491 1.6111,3121,61621, 541 6.74 3.0 5,555 7,021 2,30512,750 1O6,56 121,530 121 115
59 6. 1 5 11 9.9 50.0 10,701 12:o66 9,335 10,596 630 1,075 310,92 350,261 Great Lakes Region .1,919 1,990 716 765 156 12 30,025 30,253 15.1 10,557 12 75 5,067 5,763 65,913 690,311 121 111
5.3 59.0 65.1 65.1 9.7 11 1,2 2 ,7 12,517 712 5 7 7,71 6,631 Central Eastern Region 936 2 023 26
59.5 59.8 64.1 64.6 49.8 49.9 24,746 28,414 21,542 24,889 8,870 10,175 786,521 896,144 Total. Eastern District.. 1,90 1,964 778 803 14.5 14.1 27,388 27,774 40.1 43.5 10,162 11,660 5,017 5,775 1,623,515 1,776,448 131 125
54.6 56. 113.2 17.8 50. 51. 5,316 5,120 11,535 1176 2,561 2,570 105,535 115,135 Pocahontas Region- .3316 o64 5 1,615 13 l 23.5 13.5 111111 71029696
62 59-7 57. 57.9 95 ,036 9:356 6,96 :094 2,701 3,100 329,756 375,228 Soathern Re gion..... 1.293 1,366 507 523 16.2 15. 20,90921,57 2.2 69 6:09 7,67 2,271 2,596 553,39 652, 917 1 140
58.2 58.7 52.9 54.7 49.9 50.0 13,382 14,776 11,734 12,970 5,262 5,670 435,324 490,363 Total, Southern District 1,728 1,726 775 754 15.6 15.3 26,954 26,449 42.0 46.3 8,618 9,479 3,839 4,121 $39,432 912,319 125 123
Western District
63,11962.6 59.1 55,58 51.11 50.3 16,515 5,155 5,853 7,102 2,211 2,761 269,221 312,522 Northwestern Regin.................. 1,411 1,5020 5119 29 591 15.41 111.9 21,71 22,72 35.6o 13.6 1,291 5,165 1,57 1,913 175,052 552,101 13 9 I 15
59,11 60.7 62.5 6.1 1 149. 19.1 11,511 13,966 10,100 11,965 3,12 4:316 371,157 17,233 Central Western Region 1,606 1,730 5117 624.11.9 162 27,21262,00 50.0 53.5 6,0 ,69 2,4 2 5 755,316 556,513 125 123
59.1 55.2 53.9 50.1 19.0 5,964 6,725 5,099 5,529 1,906 2,159 225,201 250,307 Southwestern Region 36..23323,255 50.251.1 5,15 1,21 2,17
1,379 1, g 5o 5s 559 1 3 15 5 2 3 4 5 U 5 1 9 2 72 379 518 3 127 111m
60.6 60.8 59.8 58.8 50.2 49.4 24,590 28,882 21,052 24,896 7,622 9,236 868,582 990,062 Total, Western District 1,489 1,610 539 597 16.3 15.6 24,237 25,146 46.0 49.7 5,559 6,527 1,885 2,283 1,609,886 1,799,081 131 125
59.7 600 60.1 603 00 9.7 62,71 72,072 54,328 62,755 21,75 25,084 2,090,427 2,376,569 United States ............. 1,680 ,760 673 70 15.5 15.o 25,99 26,406 2. 46.5 7,456 ,559 3,029 3,492 4,072,833 4,487,885 130 125
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train cr-miles Passenger- Locomotive- Per cent
nAverage miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-mles tain cam- miles per unserviceable
District road operated ndrain ca locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
road operated (thousands) (touss) per train day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile
1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

Eastern District:
613 723 13 3116 1,076 1:,069 97 105 113,055 1,150 21,751 30,127 67,51 I2 71,607 New England Region a/............... 6,701 6,596 1,932 2,196 11,411 4.11,1 6,25 6.44 69,9 79.3 33.9 21.2 76,3311 1019 16.3 15.2
202 3,1 170621,1101r11,205 1,112,16 597 I 900 251,2211 206,069 135,900 151,1116 1120,1211 1137,215 Great Lakes Region .....................20,163 20,170 1662 325.1 16 99.2 101.211,075 271,4101 13.9 13
3,929 1,6011 1,567 1,211 5,796 5,581 1,356 1,699 450,511 173,723 114,10 129,052 591,951 602,505 Central Eastern Region b/ 22,1106 23,095 71J 5 53,1 7.19 94.91051 17.5 16,3
7,074 8,342 4,006 2,991 11,080 11,333 2,080 2,707 807,853 800,972 275,064 310,655 1,082,917 1,111,627 Total, Eastern District... 49,010 50,464 13,881 15,913 93,881 111,533 7.37 7.55 91.5 97.1 29.3 24.5 662,397 738.897 15.9 14.9
1,016 1,155 266 156 1,202 1,311 387 1110 90,115 93,601 11,292 I,344 1011,110 107,911P Pocahontas Region....... 5,652 5,73-5,795 916 1,6161157 6. 6,16 95.7 112.1113 1. 1 112,291415491 15.7 18.0
3.176 3,511 1,211 553 4:,357 :,394 12 28 259,055 256,707 50,878 55,327 309936 315,036 Sou then Region------ 35,005 9 8,263 4,16 5,30 2,5,630 63:70o 6.65 613 75.9 5.5 29.6 202 2337312 16. 16.1
4,192 4,696 1,477 1,009 5,669 5,705 1,199 1,272 349,176 350,308 65,170 72,671 414,346 422,979 Total, Southern District1 43,690 44,001 5,451 6,224 33,246 35,166 6.41 6.39 78.3 88.7 27.7 19.0 276,025 308,248 17.1 16.6
2,943 3,090 901 7651 4,11 1 3,555 1,052 1,002 258,169 255,501 65,11i 70,162 323,50o 325,966 Northwestern, Region 11.........- 3,653 143,790 1,0:1 11,591 21,030 26,578 .60 96.52 51.70 55.1 23.0 I197 51,002 209,0o6 16.6 16-7
3,399 3,765 1,203 965 1,592 116 956 1,010 265,795 271,200 51,617 91,151 347,432 362,651 Central Western Region 50,553 51,401 6,lIn 7,191 11,093 1975 7795 102,5 115.2 27.7 2112 253,009 331,201 1.5 13,9
1,971 2,062 562 510 2,533 2,572 553 593 106,110 117,016 61,611o 69,561 167,750 157,110 Southwestern Region 31,55 31,955.2,515 3 ,0273 16,560.20 476 .7.12.10.5 113.1 23.3 20.0
19745 Z 1,6 0 6.g 1.7. 1:11 I0: 1 2. 3; $ 115,950 130,373
8,303 8,920 2,666 2,243 10,969 11,163 2,621 2,605 630,364 644,850 208,768 231,177 839,132 876,027 Total, Western District 126,092 127,149 13,048 15,055 81,983 97,477 7.22 7.33 95.2 104.8 25.1 21.9 582,961 67O,645 15.1 14.5
19,569 21,958 8,149 6,243 27,718 28,201 5,900 6,584 1,787,393 1,796,130 549,002 614,503 2.336,395 2,410,633 United States.............................. 218,792 221,614 32,380 37,192 209,110 247,176 7.14 7.25 90.1 98.3 27.4 22.5 1,521,383 1,717,790 15.8 15.0
,oYER) a/ Includes Boston S& Albany (lessor to ew Yort Uentrall for whinh operatinO statistics are reported separately/. -- T- t..a-_ ..... --__._. .. l24268-0 U. SGOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFIre 1933


SIncludes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


< Includes the equivalent coal tonn e
on kilowatt houre per net ton of coal) coneuined in generating power for electric locomotives.





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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1932 AND 1931


NOVEMBER, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars nervieable Car-miles per Net ton-miles oad Car-miles per
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles District and region Cars otied uns ervieable onne of ears of total ears ear-miles per Net toray sr ade train-mile
main tracks (thousand) owmedyofototal
operated operated (oA Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on lne


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931. 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7,631 7,657 9,74 9,842 11,434 13,778 12,935 15,600 735 972 315,377 39,1 55 166,067 211,070i New England Region a/.......... 55,459 55,909 3.8 26.8 122.3 122.2 12.9 7.2 21.2 25.5 264 326 19.0 19.6 43.1 45.2
23929 23,32 33 707 3603 5433 6482 57 2 6962 3,315 4116 1,71 596 2,164,94 1,116,165 1,397,33 Great Lakes Region.............. 393,509 407,896 37.3 2.6 109.0 107.0 12.5 8.6 19.7 24.4 27 355 23.3 23.9 53.2 55.8
27,995 27,512 37,74:2 3786 61,2294 75,09 67:34 83,809 5,798 7:558 1,774,054 2,319,578 1,124,173 1,521,782 Central Eastern Regionb/ 553,225 559,374 26.9 19.2 107.7 10.4 9.8 6.8 1.8 19.0 258 342 29.0 29.9 9.3 52.0
59,005 59,001 81,233 81,431 127,001 154,169 138,191 169,091 9,848 12,646 3,808,027 4,882,977 2,466,405 3,132,8861 Total, Eastern District 1,002,188 1,023,179 32.0 23.5 109.0 108.9 11.1 7.5 17.1 21.5 266 346 25.6 26.4 50.4 53.0
Southern District:
6,074 6,036 7835 ,804 15,232 19,416 15,912 20,750 601 831 512,598 713,568 445,922 553,854 Pocahontas Region..... ..... 116,247 120,589 16.4 11.8 93.2 91.1 2.9 2.6 28.1 34.5 697 858 44.2 44.1 67.9 66.
39,774 39,825 44:083 ,144 58,839 72865 60145 74,893 1,042 1,394 1,28,018 1,669,104 793,917 1,070,032 Southern Region.... 297,597 304,229 23-9 18.9 105.0 104.9 15.3 11.1 19.7 25.7 279 373 23.0 23.8 36.0 38.
45,848 45,861 51,918 51,948 74,071 92,281 76,057 95,643 1,643 2,225 1,840,616 2,382,672 1,239,839 1,623,2886 Total, Southern District. o 413,844 424,818 22.2 17.2 101.7 101.0 12.1 8.9 21.9 28.0 387 497 29.6 29.9 42.6 44.4
Western DistTict:2 .2 P.4. 9
42,178 48,269 52,915 52 950 47 368 55,964 49,186 58,485 1,858 2,349 1,140,08 1,505,476 679,182 892,636 Northwestern Region......... 295,140 306,357 21.8 1.8 108.9 107.6 6.9 6.4 16.9 21.8 245 332 23.2 24.3 39.4 43.8
53515 53433 60531 6028 69 613 80,140 72,871 84 384 3 503 4 337 187,220 2360059 1,210,787 1,482,471 Central Western Region.. 334 ,884 346,020 24.2 19.3 106.8 106.0 10.6 8.0 25.8 31.4 328 1 2. 22. 45.4 4.9
33,088 33,1 34,005 34,058 40,o084 46,923 40,520 47,795 3 780 923970 1203,71 604,096 14,57 Southwestern Region..... 135584 150,066 22.0 19. 129.1 130.1 9.0 7. 26.0 31.0 344 431 21. 23.4 39.1 44.0
134,781 134,836 147,451 147,436 157,065 183,027 162,577 190,664 5,964 7,466 3,951,278 5,069,316 2,494,065 3,189,964 Total, Western District 765,608 802,443 22.9 19.2 111.6 111.1 8.9 7.4 22.5 27.7 300 395 21.7 23.2 42.0 46.1
239,634 239,698 20,602 280,815 35,137 429,477 376,825 455,398 17,455 22,337 9,599,921 12,334,965 6,200,309 7,946,736 United States ....................... 2,181,640 2,250,440 26.4 20.5 10.5 10.2 10.5 7.7 19.9 24.9 300 390 24. 25.7 45.1 48.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
ross Gross ton-nmiles Average miles ro ton-ilesr Locomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
rGahous Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hour, lt niles per inludingN pNe l ,,ttlnl,
Train-hours excluding dsy d ocob locomoesuang NpetrmileoNet tons of coal
Per-cent-loaded-Per-restTrain-hours locomotives and per train-mile trains in freight locomotives and locodotve- locomotives and orod Net ton o col
Per cent loaded Per cent eathound Distrct and region tenders service tenders tenders, per pe r d consumed including
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per locomot es and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
-Eastern District:

60.0 60.3 64.8" 63.5 9.801 9.90 136,182 177, 83 118,817 156,227 51,4610 69,25251V6.1 79,75131 ,5,735,123 centre n asterneRegena. 1,9"1 2,0722 415 912 13.7 13.1" 2655320 27,271 36 ,123,333 1,776342
60.7 60.9 64.5 63.5 49.9 50.0 276,449 353,393 241,114 '10,409 97,487 128,747 8,729,342 11,079,922 Total, Eastern District 1,899 2,013 768 835 14-5 13.9 27,621 28,015 39.5 48.0 10,159 12,993 4,932 6,533 17,002,458 21,208,431 123 120
Southern District
1: 09 58: 59- 50.2 .1 8:686 117,558 76,194 101,962 29,175 39,709 3,:628,277 4:703,301 SouthernRegion 1,295 1,399 496 542 5 1 6.2 15.5 21,000 21,6 .7352.90 06:,005 7,973 2190 2,95 6,039,753 7,9,329 136 1
59.8 59.5 54.4 55.4 50.1 50.2 141,997 184,156 124,285 161,878 54,489 71,202 4,715,895 6,116,1g8 Total, Southern District. 1,678 1,754 736 772 15.7 15.1 26,354 26,467 40.9 51.3 8,164 10,614 3,548 4,648 8,486,377 11,004,639 120 120
Western District:
62. 62.8 57 2157:9 0. r50.2 80,092 1042 69,122 91,095 26,422 36,596 3,132,636 3,274,460 Northwestern Region 1,459 1,6228 5582 654 15.1 14.4 22,067 23, 12 39.2946.2 4,512 5,295 1,637 2,270 5,225,020o 6,463,320 130 124
60.9 61.4 626 9.7 49.6 1 316 165,7 1 ,255 144,071 39,332 52,230 4,122058 5,024,773 Central Western Region. 1,641 1,798 565 659 1.9 15.9 27,718229,672 E9.4 558 6,567 8,212 2,194 2,90 7,999,102 9,605,220 120 116
60.5 59.6 74 57.1 0.7150.2 65,795 26,533 56,481 75,527 20,159 22,111 2:434:776 3,061,732 Southwestern Region 1,409 1,610 503 599 16.5 15.3 23,198 24,66 475 55.6 5,776 7,607 1,81912,540 3,756,365 4,706,155 114 109
61,3 61.4 59.6 59.5 50.2 49.9 279,053 356,527 239,864 310,693 85,919 117,537 9,689,470 11,960,965 Total, Western District 1,527 1,698 547 642 16.2 15.3 24,755 25,976 45.6 52.6 5,649 7,240 1,903 2,610 16,980,487 20,774,815 122 117
60.8 60.8 60.6 60.3 50.1 50.0 697,499 894,076 605,263 782,980 237,895 317,486 23,134,707 29,157,075 United States............................... 1,690 1,823 664 739 15.5 14.7 26,163 26,854 42.2 50.5 7,420 9,533 2,963 3,966 42,469,322 52,987,885 122 119
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service d/
Pasenger- Locomotive- Per cent
evcal nsro Hnne orei Total Average miles of Trainmiles Passenger-train car-miles ta miles per unserviceable
Servieable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region roaperaled (thousands) (thsnd) c locootive- of total Net tons of coalpaenger
consumed train car-mile



1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
S418 2 1 077 1,7 6 130 42,523 0 ,538 25,30 31 ,123 67 831 71 661 New England Region a/............ 6,31 6,910 22,722 26,207 138,208 165,998 6.44 6.69 72.7 87.1 29.9 21.0 $79,155 ,010>,370 15.4 14.2


4408 4,727 1,260 984 5,668 5,711 1,371 1170 358,903 347,861 61,862 81,187 420,765 429,048 Total, Southern District 4,86 4,999 66,116 76,018 41,260 484,965 6.54 6.6 85.3 96.8 2.8 18.1 3,224,610 5,798,424 16.1 16.1
2 730 1 1122 505 52 1, 93 1,6 45, 1593 46, 11:140 13 ,12 595,733 66,52 Cenouthestern Region1h/ 31990 2131 3 3126 38801 203,005 246,957 6.91 7. 07 105.1 116.9 22.2 1. 42 ,510,764 13.0 12.7
7,599 9,667 3,57622 2,164 11,175 11,337 2,5913 2,60589 6517,760,93 792,27 2703,462 321,323 1,092,625 91,64210 Total, Eastern District 129,632 51,011 166,396420 179,205 1,152,6,811 1,360,40143 7.52 7.61 96.2 10511.43 26.51 21.7 7,613,269 ,807,36188 14. 14.5
Southern District:
1,075 1,165 211 156 1,226 1,321 40 427 95,4 94,00 12,418 15,905 102,352 109,910 Pocahontas Region 5,7115 5,727 9,718210,922 56,929,66,33 6.11 6.24 105.0 e112.4 10.5 910.4 301,107 570,470 17.9 517.4
3,333 3,562 1,049 82 4,322" 4390 891 743 262,99 253,56 49,444 65,22 319,13 Southern Region 3,1428 ,22 6,39265,036 34 6.61226 93. 25. 12 2,723,503 3,217,954159
4,402 4,727 1,260 924 5,662 5,711 1,371 1,170 352,903 347,261 61,262 21,127 420,765 429,042 Total, Southern District 43,263 43,999 66,116 76,012 413,260 424,965 6.54 6.63 25.3 96.2 23.2 12.1 3,224,610 3,792,424 16.1 16.1
Western District:
2,993 3,161 834 732 827 3,893 1 1 943 260,205 252,190 61,312 71,381 321,523 329,571 Northwestern Region ....9.........43,582 44,133 42,212 55,279 290,009 3 0o,64 6.76 6.77 24.9 95.1 20.7 20.1 2,127,172 2,462,963 15.2 15.5
3,499 3,940 1,119 920 4612 4: 1:125 1,086 274,251 272,634 23,526 94,231 357,777 366,865 Central Western Region ........ 50,798 51,310 74,076 15,300 513,797 14,622 2.02 2.21 107.7 122.6 25.7 20.7 3 335,968 3,241,461 13.6 13.0
2,017 2,102 569 512 2,5826 2,14 '677 560 116,527 121,547 52,579 73,658 175,106 195,205 Southwestern Region..._ 31,990 32,131 33,126 2,201 203,005 246,957 6.91 7.07 105.1 116.9 22.2 12.2 1,260,263 1,510,764 13.0 12.7
2,509 9,103 2,522 2,164 11,031 11,267 2,913 2,529 650,923 652,371 203,423 239,270 254,406 291,641 Total, Western District 126,370 127,574 155,420 179,920 1,006,211 1,202,443 7.41 7.51 98.9 111.4 23.1 20.0O 6,723,409 7,815,122 .4.1 13.6
20,516 22,497 7,352 5,212 27,274 22,315 6,273 6,364 1,227,649 1,793,059 540,147 641,240 2,367,796 2,434,299 United States 219,865 1222,584. 397,932 447,203 .2,572,751 3,047,209 7.30 7.39 95.0 105.9 24.7 20.4 17,561,222 20,420,976 14.9 14.4
__________ _______________________- ___i- _______ _______-


Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics reported separately.
SIncludes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


_/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
I/ 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.







2/: 732/Z
Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

3 1262 08855 3457 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08855 3457 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-210
DECEMBER, 1932


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1932 AND 1931


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (lthouand) Per cent Per cent all caPer cent
Aeunservceale unserceaeable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Net ton-mils- Car-miles per
Average miles o f all 'lTrain-miles onlieof-eaDistrict and region Cars owned on line of can ears Carler arr per loaded train-mile
milesofadound) of total owned ccar-mile
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line ar-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1938 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
7 ,6 7,646 716 9,05 1,032 1 167 1 1737 3 16 75 26,09 30,780 14,952 17,087 New England Regiona/ ........... 55,26 8 9.6 .0 122 127.0 16.2 9 198 21.8 256 22 20.2 9. 41. 42.0
2 2812 3,757 33,55 1 5 ,026 5 ,232 5 ,352 5, 572 327 297 148992 162 784 102,203 106771 Great Lakes Region 469 4666 40.6 2.3 10.6 10.6 15.9 105 1:3 20.0 26 27 25.0 25 51
2732 27,534 37,714 38,088 ,:652 6,08 5 ,270 6 1 549 582 152,79 169:933 107,764 118,058 Central Eastern Region b/. 551,20 556,540 32. 1.4 107.1 106. 11.5 75 1.2 15.6 262 27 3.4 3.3 7
58,992 58,992 51,187 81,444 11,710 12,447 12,795 13,547 944 954 328,280 363,497 224,919 241,916 Total, Eastern District.. 992,963 1,013,064 36.2 26. 108.6 108.6 13.5 8.8 16.6 17.7 271 282 27.6 26.5 4.2 49.6
Southern District:
e ,4i 69,47 7 0 8 ,08 1 464 1 466 1 535 1,539 60 57 53,226 50,642 42,659 39,242 ocahon7taRegion-e 114,451 118,125 20.2 14.0 92.1 93.5 3.2 1.8 29.3 26.3 748 653 45.9 44.2 66.5 62.3
39,592 39:79 43:89 44105 5:504 5:813 5:634 5,934 104 104 110,266 121,349 74,397 2,317 Southern Region......... 292,505 299,393 27.4 19.4 105.9 1055 18.7 12.4 19.2 20. 26 291 24.9 23.5 34.5 6.6
45,635 45,845 51,703 51,913 6,968 7,279 7,169 7,473 164 161 163,492 171,991 117,056 121,559 Total, Southern District 406,956 417,518 25.7 18.1 102.0 102.1 14.8 9.6 21.8 22.2 403 385 31.7 29.6 41.2 41.3
4,185 4 l4 1 2,921 52,881 4090 4,476 4,247 4 644 155 173 89,353 103,85 52,827 64,320 Northwestern Region............. 292,048 296,125 23.3 20.1 110.2 109.1 6.8 6.1 14.3 16.8 212 239 23.7 23.1 5:7 58-
53,496 53,542 O 2 o,574 ,9316391 o 6:690 27 3 1,5 91,192 o, 5 Centralhwestern Region 3 81 27.2 20.9 111.7 9.6 21 24.1 256 328 21.: 22.4
33,056 33,092 33.974 3,016 3 731 3,505 3,776 3,534 4 57 i74,579 5 3,475 3 51,0336 57,52 eSouthwestern Region- 125,869 1219841.96 2 23 334.7 3
134,737 134,777 147,387 147,471 13,752 14,671 14,203 15,168 482 542 304,467 352,741 195,355 228,828 Total, Western District ... 747,167 776,547 24.7 20.2 111.8 112.2 9.3 7.9 19.3 21.5 265 295 22.5 22.6 37.3 40.6
239,364 239,614 280,277 280,828 32,430 34,397 34,167 36,188 1,590 1,657 796,239 888,229 537,330 592,303 United States .. .......... 2,147,086 2,207,129 29.5 22.4 108.5 108.7 12.2 8.6 18.5 19.9 2921 305 26.5 25.5 42.1 44.0
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service
Gross ton-rmiles erageI Gross ton-miles Lscmtv-
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hours per train-hour, ocomotive Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
excluding per train-mile trainexclu din gliles per including Net per 1,000 grns
Percentload Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Trainhours locomotives and per -mile t s in fright locomotives and locomotive- tilend Net ton of coal es
Per cent east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks y onsumedocomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
64 64 49.9 4 1,75 1, 68 1 503 1,684 541 59 69,873 81,638 E ws rEnEgland Regiona/----- 1,455 1,443 524 512 14.8 14.3 21,503 20,623 37.1 41.9 5,839 6,477 2,291 2,522 114,013 126,192 1 128
59.3 6 0.4 5.5 50.2 50.2 10,594 11,439 9,475 10,003 3,722 35 67 320 258 09 Great Lakes Region 15 86 1,912 741 739 15.7 15.3 29,592 29,162 43.9 43.0 10,410 10,995 5,015 5,239 653,054 692,565 12 121
55. 059.0 67 66.2 50.2o 49:5 12306 13,4231 10,681 11665 4877 5,151 16 7160 450,:7406 Central Eastern Regoeg ion b 1,90 1,929 847 852 13.6 13.4 25,631 25,880 37.9 39.5 10,526 11368 5,629 6,035 917,19 961,20 149 143
59.3 60.0 65.6 65.1 50.2 50.0 24,959 26,830 21,662 23,352 9,050 9,616 806,887 875,387 Total, Eastern District 1,850 1,876 773 773 14.5 14.2 26,846 26,676 40.1 41.3 9,917 10,627 4,948 5,259 1,714,256 1,780,265 137 133
Southern District:
55.5 56. 49.4 51. 0.5 5,078 4 741 4,566 4246 2 443 2 237 106 ,o69 105 ,642 P rcahontas Region 3,119 2,8597 1,669 1,526 13.8 13.9 43,008 40,193 40.2 38.7 20,98 19,587 13,041 11,933 264,506 243,357 104 10
59.7 59. 57.9 59- 49.7 50.2 8,139 8:748 6:960 7:516 2:747 2:46 34004 361,405 Southern Region. .......... 1:265 1:293 499 490 16.2 16.1 20,466 20,796 42.1 44.3 5,981 6,39 2,238 2,307 614,558 630,685 151 1
58.3 58.6 55.1 56.8 50.1 50.3 13,217 13,489 11,526 11,762 5,190 5,083 446,253 467,047 Total, Southern District 1,654 1,616 745 698 15.6 15.6 25,829 25,184 41.7 43.0 8,246 8,382 3,668 3,577 879,064 874,042 133 130
Western District:
62.8 61.7 56.6 55.8 5 0.2 6, 44 9 7,284 5,I46 6,268 2,116 2,397 264,758 297,677 Northwestern Region................ 1,337 1,400 518 535 15.4 15.0 20,652 21,057 37.2 40.7 3,931 4,443 1,417 1,606 486,917 529,821 151 145
60.6 60.7 5. 57.0 7 10,185 811 8596 10105 3,073 3,705 341,'923 90,250 Central Western Region 1 449 1 581 518 580 17.3 16.4 25140 25894 6.0 4.9 5,431 6,290 1,853 2,232 720,115 780,709 141 132
592 92 559 55.2 49 494 554 6048 4677 5176 1,673 161 219,639 235,158 Southwestern Region 1,253 1,360 48 489 17.0 16.2 21,296 22,010 49.2 48.7 5,268 5,735 1,633 1,814 381,595 369,237 138 122
60.9 60.7 57.1 56.2 49.4 49.2 22,182 25,143 18,741 21,549 6,862 7,963 826,320 923,085 Total, Western District 1,363 1,469 499 543 16.6 15.9 22,680 23,345 43.6 46.0 4,855 5,500 1,643 1,906 1,588,627 1,679,767 143 134
59.7 60.0 60.2 60.0 49.9 49.7 60,358 65,462 51,929 56,663 21,102 22,662 2,079,460 2,265,519 United States......................... 1,601 1,647 651 659 15.6 15.2 24,972 25,011 41.8 43.5 6,947 7,520 2,844 3,051 4,181,947 4,334,074 139 132
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 District and region Average milesof Trainmiles Passenger-train car-mles Pseger miles per unsericeable
roadDoperated (thousands) (thbousads) train cors locomotive- of total Net tone of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 :931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

652 ll425 4 ,9 ; l Eastern District: ,'26 2,35 12 ,61 13 2t 13 .9 2 0 ,609 16.8 1.6"2
42 64 1(,5 1,O6 10 101 4 651 42,180 24495 28613 68,136 70,793 New England Regiona/ 6597..........- 6,672 6 89 212,161 14,365 6:J 6.g26 30. 4 m9614
2,479 2 ;89 1,692 1,421 4:171 4,401 5u 924 28 776 290,973 132,856 144,155 419,632 435,12 Great Lakes Region 20158 20,49 5,17 5,934 39,906 48,026 83 s: : 0' 2477a14 .9 1
3,923 4,613 1:,78 1,254 5,801 5,867 1,396 1,722 482,101 481,727 108,325 112,910 590,426 594,637 Central Eastern Regionb/..- 22,124 23,093 7,589 8,75 48,921 57,235 7.07 7.35 99.2 102.8 22.8 1I.3 389,93 417,166 18.0 1
7,054 8,298 3,998 3,039 11,052 11,337 2,063 2,747 812,528 814,880 265,666 285,678 1,078,194 1,100,558 Total, Eastern District 48,924 50,487 14,789 16,717 100,988 119,626 7.39 7.72 95.3 98.9 28.2 23.7 746,768 811,883 16.6 15.2

3:194 3,543 1,203 5 851 4,397 4,394 769 8 261,912 263,535 4764 51,911 309,776 315,746 Southern Region. 37,959 38,253 4,960 5,657 3183 36919 671 6.77 79.2 .4 29.4 1.8 264,557 290140 17.1 16.2
4,216 4,687 1,462 1,037 5,678 5,724 1,176 1,338 355,238 363,058 59,958 63,133 415,196 426,191 Total, Southern District 43,642 43,977 5,801 6,620 36,998 42,947 6.66 6.73 81.7 93.1 27.4 17.6 313,165 342,772 17.4 16.4
2 932 1 3050 888 76 3 8 5 1, 097 1,080 260,231 259,581 61,60 69,476 321,835 323,057 Northwestern Region............... 43,653 43,780 4,266 4,827 25,591 29,217 6.66 6.67 85.5 91.6 22.0 1.7 214,615 365,114 18.06 14.52
3,297 3,651 1,229 96 2 ,526 4'6 1,095 1,113 269,648 278,517 77,027 86177 346,675 36, 694 Central Western Region.......... 50,518 51,314 6,447 7 ,478 45,033 53,225 8.09 8.15 106.0 115.3 27.4 23.6 336,135 3,o14 15.6 14.5
1,944 2,090 565 490 2,509 250 621 629 108,174 121,567 58,811 62,001 166,985 183,568 Southwestern Region........... 31,821 31,921 2,904 3,358 17,821 22,000 b.83 7.32 105-5 112.9 22.8 17.3 129,436 138,137 15.1 13.1
8,173 8,791 2,682 2,221 10,855 11,012 2,813 2,822 638,053 659,665 197,442 211,654 835,495 871,319 Total, Western District.. 125,992 127,015 13,617 15,663 88,445 104,442 7.36 7.51 98.4 106.2 24.5 20.6 680,186 742,265 16.2 14.9
19,443 21,776 8,142 6,297 27,585 28,073 6,052 6,907 1,805,819 1,837,603 523,066 560,465 2,328,885 2,398,068 United States............................ 218,558 221,479 34,207 39,000 226,431 267,015 7.24 7.45 93.6 100.5 26.7 21.4 1,740,119 1,896,920 16.6 15.3


SInaludes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
SIncludes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Oentral), for which operating statistics eare 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 locomotiv 124268 i S-0 u. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE .1933




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 143 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 139 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1932 AND 1931


DECEMBER, 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

A miles of Averae all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-milea (thousands) DPer cent Per cent all ca Percent Car-miles per Net ton-miles Net n-m, Car-mles er
eras d Average miles of all Train-miles District and region Carsowned on line ofcars pr loaded
Average iesofroad m in tr D(ttritoadregaonCarssof total on eo cof total cars car-day per car-day ar-mile train-mile
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931
Eastern District:
0 7 656 9,77g 9 39 12 47 .95 14 log 16,914 803 1,146 342,186 429,235 181,019 228,157 New England Region a/ 55,444 55,97 38.8 27.4 122.14 128.0 13.1 7.4 21.1 25.2 263 322 19.1 19.6 43.0 45.0
2~:3 23'8 9,7784 9,839 9 70 25 63 200 75254 3,641 4413 1,867,754 2,327,728 1,218 551 1,504,109 Great Lakes Region ................ 392632 7,267 37.5 28. 109.1 107.1 12.8 8.7 19.7 2 .1 279 349 23.4 23.9 3.0 55.6
27,4 27,51 37742 3799 6,75 811457 73:704 90,470 6,348 8,1o 1,926,533 2,489,511 1,291,937 1 142536 Central Eastern Region b/.... 553,059 559,137 27.3 19. 107.3 108.2 10.0 6.8 14.8 18.7 259 337 29.2 29.9 9.1 51.7
59,093 59,033 81,324 81,472 138,736 166,617 151,012 182,638 10,792 13,599 4,136,473 5,246,474 2,691,507 3,374,802 Total, Eastern District 1,001,135 1,022,301 32.3 23.8 108.8 108.9 11.3 7.6 17.1 21.2 267 341 25.8 26.4 50.2 52.7
Southern District:
6,072 6,037 7,833 7,804 16,696 20,881 17, 48 22,289 661 887 625,824 764,832 488,581 592,474 Pocahontas Region.. .... 116,096 120,385 16.7 12.0 93.1 91.3 2.9 2. 28.2 33.8 701 840 44.4 44.1 67.7 66.0
39,753 39,822 44,061 44,141 64,342 78,679 65,779 80,827 1,146 1,498 1,378,284 1,790,453 868,314 1,152,349 Southern Region ..... 297,174 303,821 24.2 18.9 105.1 105.1 15.6 11. 19.7 25.2 279 365 23.2 23.8 35.9 38.4
45,825 45,859 51,894 51,945 81,038 99,560 83,227 103,116 1,807 2,385 2,004,108 2,555,285 1,356,895 1,744,823 Total, Southern District- 413,270 424,206 22.5 17.3 101.7 101.2 12.3 9.0 21.8 27.4 388 487 29.8 29.9 42.4 44.2
Western District:
46,178 48 ,915 2, 44 51, 7 60, 440 53,433 63,130 2,013 2,521 1,229,454 1,609,279 732,010 956,959 Northwestern Region .... 294,612 305,20 21.9 18.9 109.1 107.7 6.9 6.3 16.7 21.4 243 325 23.2 24.2 9.1 43.4
S58 86 051 910 14 3 7 46 2027 75 5 1,01,979 1,589 37 Central Western Region..... 334,13 345O0 24.5 19.5 106.7 106.2 10.7 8.0 25.5 30.7 325 22 20.9 22.4 5.0 45
3:O5 3:i1 34,0025 34:055 3:81651 5o;82 4295 951,629 8 6 8 998;549 1:;594 55432 9872:399 Southwestern Region...... 134,7714 19,375 22.0 19.5 129. 130.0 9.0 7.8 25.9 30.5 342 1423 21.9 23.3 38.7 43.5
134,776 13.,831 147,445 147,419 170,817 197,698 176,779 205,833 6,446 8,009 4,255,758 5,422,075 2,689,421 3,418,795 Total, Western District 763,799 800,095 23.0 19.3 111.6 111.2 8.9 7.3 22.3 27.2 297 386 21.8 23.1 41.6 45.7
239,694 239,723 280,663 280,836 390,591 463875 411,018 491,587 19,045 23,993 10,396,339 13,223,834 6,737,823 8,538,420 United States ..................... 2,178,204 246,602 26.7 20.7 108.5 108.2 10.6 7.8 19.8 24.5 300 383 24.9 25.7 44.8 47.9

Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service co
Grosstonmiles eragemil Gross ton-miles Locomotive-
per- t -ramile t pi Ave agera ;in-hour, n e- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Gross t Ntetpeh, per train-hour, mles per
excluding Net ton-miles per hour, exnsudingincluding Net ton-miles per 1,000 gross
Train-hours Disic locomoties and pe trainmile trains in freight locomotives and locomotives and Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Per cent loaded Percentloaded Per cent eastbound Tra-hour Distct d region tenders setendertenders dayersnders, per per mile of road consumed including
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile ofmain tracks per day locomotive and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931 1932 1931

654 653 58.0 58.0 49.6 49.7 21,554 26,912 18,450 23,196 6,543 8,411 864,744 1,84,246 New England Regiona/. 1,480 1,552 525 563 14.4 13.8 21,336 21,94 37.8 45.8 6,023 7,494 2,343 3,010 1,286,768 1,588,779 119 118
605 60. 65.5 64.5 501 502 131386 162050 114,844 142 672 43,75 5 50 3,782364 4,685,200 Great Lates Region.. 1,934 2,032 737 791 15.7 15.0 30 30,42 42.6 49.5 10,619 13,198 4,976 6,378 7,39,884 8,966,827 113 111
59. 60. 69 637 49.8 49.9 148488 191,261 129,498 167,893 56,2 74,403 4,891,70 6,185,863 Central Eastern Region b/ 1,936 2,061 841 913 13.7 13.2 26474 27,11 37.7 46.2 10,750 13,792 5,601 7,409 10,036,05212,433,948 135 130
60.6 60.9 64.6 63.6 49.9 50.0 301,428 380,223 262,792 333,761 106,545 138,364 9,538,578 11,955,309 Total, Eastern District 1,894 2,003 768 830 14.5 13.9 27,550 27,917 39.6 47.4 10,127 12,786 4,926 6,422 18,714,704 22,989,554 124 121
Southern District:
62 6.3 46.0 47.0 50.1 50.4 58,389 71,339 52,6517 64,162 27,757 1,192,687 1,518,529 Pocahonts Region............. 3,154 3,073 1,663 1,615 14.0 13.8 44,150 42,253 38. 5 48.0 20,367 25,043 12,490 15,308 2,711,130 3,349,667 93 94
13 58.3 59.2 50.2 50.1 96,825 126,306 83:154 109,477 31,922 r5 3,968,361 5,064,706 Southern Region.... ... 1,292 1,391 496 541 16.2 15.5 20,954 21,616 .1.7 51.4 6,00 7,840 2,194 2,928 6,652,678 8,527,803 137 135
59.6 59.4 54.5 55.5 50.1 50.2 155,214 197,645 135,811 173,639 59,679 76,285 5,161,048 6,583,235 Total, Southern District 1,676 1,744 736 766 15.7 15.1 26,315 26,376 41.0 50.6 8,172 10,424 3,558 4,557 9,363,808 11,877,470 121 120
Western District:
62.7 627.7 578 50 5 50.2 86,5141 111 538 71,595 97,363 28,545 38,993 3,397,39+4 4172137 Northwestern F .i 1lc., 1,611 555 645 1..1 14.5 721,957 23,336 39.6 46.3 1469 5,772 1,619 2,214 5,711,932 6,993,215 132 125
609 614 620 1 5 496 495 143351 177,552 122,851 154177 42 103 56, 535 6 5 3 Central Weste, F-,,, 1,782 561 6 16.9 16.0 27,521 28,472 49.1 55.2 6,471 8,051 2,165 2,898 8,719,083103843 122 117
60.4 59.6 57.3 57.0 50.6 50.2 71.33 92,581 61,159 80,703 21,83 29,972 2,65 15 3,296,890 Southwestern F r. 1,. 1,591 98 5 16.5 15.4 23,040 24,478 47.6 55.0 5,733 7,48 1,803 2,478 4,136,93 5,076,303 116 11
61.3 61.3 59.5 59.3 50.1 49.9 301,235 381,671 258,605 332,243 92,780 125,500 10,515,790 12,884,050 Total, Western District 1,514 1,681 543 635 16.2 15.3 24,592 25,787 45.4 52.1 5,582 7,093 1,881 2,550 18,567,951 22,454,051 123 118
60.7 60.8 60.5 60.3 50.0 50.0 757877 959,539 657,208 839,643 259,004 340,149 25,215,416 31,422,594 United States.................................. 1,683 1,810 663 733 15.5 14.8 26,064 26,721 42.2 49.9 7,378 9,361 2,952 3,887 46,646,463 57,321,075 123 119

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d!
Locomotive- Per cent
Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- miles per unserviceable
per train locomotive- Of totalvoundstnsoo
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region road operated thousandss) (thousands) pntraind locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
locomoonsumed per passenger-
train car-mile


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SEastern District:
658 781 419 294 1 077 1075 106 127 42 612 40 67 2 247 0896 67 71575 New England Regiona/.- 6,820 6,909 24,746 28,515 150,368 180,363 6.43 6.68 .72.5 86.5 30. 21.3 962,888 1,106,523 15.5 14.9
2,677 3135 1607 1 2 4 284 771 91 289, 43 28 7 13964 1146 4 4 2.............. 20,3 20 Great Lakes Region......831 20,38 20,831 63,912 73,85 505,868 592,731 851 8.50 105.2 108.3 31.4 28.8 ,091,19 3,51,544 13.3 12.9
4,219 4,721 1,586 1,133 5,805 5:84 1,668 1,580 484,371 469157 109,073 135,966 593,444 605,123 Central Eastern Region b!.... 22,355 23,231 92,528 105,553 597,432 706,934 7.08 7.23 99.4 109.0 21.8 16.9 4,303,897 4,961,220 16.3 15.9
7,554 8,637 3,612 2,701 11,166 11,338 2,545 2,618 816,426 794,613 273,284 318,308 1,089,710 1,112,921 Total, Eastern District 49,558 50,971 181,186 207,922 1,253,668 1,4o80,028 7.51 7.62 96.1 104.7 26.7 21.9 8,358,204 9,619,287 15.0 14.5
Southern District:
1,070 1164 215 158 1285 1,322 473 432 95,716 94,440 12,397 15,512 108,113 109,952 Pocahontas Region 5,712 5,727 10,559 11,945 62,125 72,361 6.13 6.26 104.5 117.9 11.0 10.2 549,715 623,102 18.0 17.4
3:322 3559 1,061 831 4383 490 881 752 2 78 255180 4932 64175 312199 319,355 Southern Region .. 38,127 38,270 61,358 70,693 388,192 455,590 6.62 6.71 82.3 93.5 25.9 19.1 2,987,540 3,517,844 15.9 15.9
4,392 4,723 1,276 989 5,668 5,712 1,354 1,184 358,594 349,620 61,718 79,687 420,312 429,307 Total, Southern District. 43,839 1 43,997 71,917 82,638 450,317 527,951 6.55 6.64 85.0 96.5 24.1 18.1 3,537,255 4,140,946 16.2 16.1
Western District:
2,987 ,152 839 735 3,826 3,887 1,110 957 260,051 258,129 61,245 70,678 321,296 328,807 Northwestern Region ................. 3,587 14,11 52,483 60,706 315,599 370,080 6.75 6.76 84.9 94.8 20.8 20.0 2,341,795 2,698,065 16.0 15.6
3,482 3824 1,128 92 4610 448 1123 1,088 273,78 273,066 2,931 93617 356,679 366 68 Central Western Region...... 50,774 51311 80,523 2,778 558,830 66,847 8.0 8.20 107.6 122.0 25.8 20.9 3,672,124 4,21011 13.8 13.1
2,011 2,101 568 510 2,579 1 672 566 115,854 121,503 58566 7259 17 20 194,162 Southwestern Region............. 31,976 32,112 36,030 42,159 220,826 268,957 6.90 7.09 105.2 116.5 22.3 18.1 1,389,449 1,648,344 13.2 12.7
8,480 9,077 2,535 2,169 11,015 11,246 2,905 2,611 649,653 652,698 202,742 236,954 852,395 889,652 Total, Western District 126,337 127,534 169,036 195,643 1,095,255 1,3o6,884 7.40 7.51 98.8 110.9 23.3 20.0 7,403,368 8,556,523 14.3 13.7
20,426 22,437 7,423 5,859 27,849 28,296 6,804 6,413 1,824,673 1,796,931 537,744 634,949 2,362,417 2,431,880 United Sttes .................................. 219,734 222,502 422,139 486,203 2,799,240 3,314,863 7.29 7.40 94.9 105.4 24.9 20.5 19,298,827 22,316,756 14.9 14.5


a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New Tork Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
D/ Includes Big Four Lines (leessor to New Tork Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


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9/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
d/ 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.