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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3309 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Sfibject to revision


Statement No. M-210
JANUARY, 1933


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 JANUARY, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

erage mile of all Locootie-nle (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent P ll Pcar Ier cent
Average milesof road ies ra l Tramn-miles- Ditr*,t an,,d region Cars oed unse"rviceable Per t cars s cable Car-miles per Net ton-miles tn-nes Car-miles per
operated o ra (thousands) o tineoftal ar f totrf car car-day per ear-day per loaded tram xie
operated orated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line car-nile train-nle

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

761 7, 9,714 9,7 987 1,118 1,115 1, 58 7 25624 30,849 1,94 16,823 New England Region a/ 55,272 55,753 40.4 34.3 121.4 126.9 16.5 9.6 19.0 21.79 274 i
,1 769 11 1041 280 1 489 051 10 208 Great Lakes Region 386296 4003 41.2 4 108.6 108.8 106 6
1 26, 32t9 7 1 12386,296 4oo 37 412 .5 1186 1.62
5,2 ,864 ,560 496 7 12 173,250 103,57 11106 Central Eastern Region 551b125 556051 33.4 22.7 106.5 106.1 7.8 13.8 15.8 244 279 30.2 29. .0 9.5
58,886 59,010 81,054 81,283 11,082 12,181 12,020 13,277 834 952 318,239 370,150 214,171 235,137 Total, EaStern District 992,693 1,012,241 37.0 28.4 108.1 108.3 14.0 9.1 16.0 17.8 253 281 26.5 25.8 49.0 50.7
Southern District:
6,043 6,077 7,805 7.838 1,404 1,435 1,469 1,508 56 59 51, 488 52,441 40,827 39,332 Pcaons Rgo 114,851 117,829 19.3 13.1 93.5 93.2 3.2 2.1 277 27.0 64 73 4 43.7 6.9
39,577 39,778 43,876 44,087 5,367 5,731 5,492 5,856 98 102 113815 127,416 74,244 79,466 Socuthern Regtion 276502 299184 28. 20 1073 1057 189 125 5 11 287 29 23 23 6 .
45,620 45,855 51,681 51,925 6,771 7,166 6,961 7,364 154 161 165,303 179,857 115,071 118,738 Total, Southern District 391,353 417,013 26.0 18.4 103.2 102.2 14.7 9.8 22.4 22.6 395 395 30.0 29.0 42.4 42.6

19 2929 g,872 3,876 4,357 4,014 138 181 86,338 102,025 50,908 59,455 Northwestern Region 291,641 296,071 23.7 20.5 108.9 108.5 6.9 6.1 13 9 162 204 238 23 2 36.4 38.0
3,31 3,91 33,955 34, ,5 7 5 6 258 western Dstrict egion 984 28.6 21. 10.2 10116 241 268 4
3,05 33,91 33,955 34,008 3,519 3,70 ,556 3,833 53 79,028 91,022 49,30 57,351 Southwester n Region 124708 141683 23. 19.1 133.9 128.9 8.9 7.8 24.8 26.2 331 350 21.7 21.8 37. 40.1
134,758 134,776 147,411 147,457 12,981 14,434 13,386 14,969 449 573 302,939 361,509 185,014 217,752 Total,. Western District 74,044 775,738 25.7 20.7 111.9 111.4 9.4 7.5 18.9 21.6 256 301 21.8 22.3 38.5 41.1
239,264 239,641 280,146 280,665 30,834 33,781 32,367 35,610 1,437 1,686 786,481 911,516 514,256 571,627 United States 2,128,090 2,204,992 30.3 23.4 108.5 108.2 12.5 8.6 18.2 20.0 279 309 25.4 25.1 43.1 44-9
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/

S(Grosl l Net ton-ll, gher hu e udnr-olo t4 (e r r l ton-nles, -------| Pounds of coal
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours Dis it r io los nld pere train-mile train in freight ooeocoamtive- de lon-d I
lPertentooloaded I'rurntlicAvr rag u lortdo,,ien oid et toi r ie x Net tons of coal .
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue aeetendr le sIa terdcrs, per d consumed including
and tenders id tenders ile of inoin tracks per daycon ed cldin
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District,
64.7 64. 57.9 57. 50.2 4 9.6 1,662 1,71 1,421 1,691 498 600 65,811 78,0 N England Region 1,439 1,51 5 537 15.0 14. 21,595 21,673 15.1 40.0 5,518 6, 491 2 1 2 4 7 4
.4 0 11,15 13,12 10012 11,62 3,9 3,8 293,134 326,876 Great Lakes Region 1,905 1,95f 732 756 16.3 15.7 30,993 30,638 (9 41.9 9,984 10,952 4,722 5,218 66,2 12' 1 117
58.8 .8 6 5 49 11 9 1,51 10,12 11,1 l438 5:09 376,483 434,049 Central Eastern Region b 1,901 1,955 833 857 14.1 13.7 21,58985 26773 35.5 393 9,978 5 11351 526218 5,985 84:68 936:669 14 141
59.8 61.2 65.6 65.4 50.0 50.1 23,736 26,710 20,633 23,327 8,425 9,563 735,429 838,962 Total, Eastern District 1,862 1,915 760 785 15.1 14.5 28,056 27,804 37.5 40.4 9,446 10,600 4,615 5,228 1,575,786 1,728,348 133 129

7 18 54 0;2Southern District
1. 6. 50 51.2 4 .9 6,14 4,8 4,3 2,00 2 290 102291 o. 1 1 5 1 .7 1 ,1
89 6 5. 5 .1 8,09 28,89 6,9 7102 50 92502 Pocahontas Region1 1,6 1 59 1. 14.4 ,8 J, 25 2 15 1 9 1 123 2 7 223 98 9 1
67611278510 16.4 16.0 2262 1 : J:Z R:j 20:015 1:9?1 2 039,89 102
52 6,'11 35 341Southern7Region ,17, 5 1, 96O.1 .0 4i,145 1 2
e131 TotautherntRegion i 294 1,339 42 5 16 115,953 65 0 2 52 2,3 2 585,64o0 633,865
59.0 60.2 56.1 56.9 49.9 50.0 12,940 13,740 11,306 12,024 4,952 5,215 486,219 460,131 Total. Southern District 1,670 1,678 731 728 15.9 15.6 26,527 26,132 40.6 43.1 8,077 8,536 3,501 3,668 832,802 873,694 129 127
62.9 : 18 49.8Western District:2,008221,404481291,0305WentJrn D1str20t950 451,40045183573815.3 15.0021,165,20,950t148

61.5 61. 55.1 5 .8 50.3 50.7 95,13 6,3:8 4,790 5,514 1,715 ,981 07370 35,Southwestern Region 1,31 1455 87 52 17.0 16.1 23,098 23,377 46.1 48.4 5332 659 1674 1,93 39:51 384 0 1
62.1 62.4 56.8 56.6 49.3 50.0 21,451 25,233 18,242 21,673 6,609 8,077 776,658 910,687 Total, Western District 1,405 1,501 509 560 16.7 15.8 23,487 23,798 41.2 45.3 4,694 5,520 1,582 1,933 1,453,865 1,708,603 136 135
60.5 61.5 60.2 60.2 49.7 50.1 58,127 65,683 50,181 57,024 19,96 22,855 1,938,306 2,209,780 United States : 1,627 1,688 648 677 15.9 15.3 25,889 25,805 39.6 42.9 6,693 7,549 2,695 3,077 3,862,493 4,310,645 133 131
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 Homre Foreign Total District and reg, Average miles of Tra-iles Passenger-train car miles Passenger- Locomotive- P er cent
road operated (thot, sands) (thhmands),r train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of co.l
day locomotives conuiied per passenger-
triln car-unle

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

64 713 435 372 1077 1, 104 114 44,11 4 12 23,007 28,229 67,120 7041 New England Regiona/ 6,1 6842 1,977 2,1 11,495 179 6.16 6.46 68 .8 0 262 80 91 148 10 16
2467 2,904 1,7 1,530 4 193 44 632 944 289 ,98 292 1 12934 14,51 419 332 4562 Great Lakes Region 20,10 20o,496 5 0 574 ,0701 7321 8.08 8.40 10 o 2:.8 32 2 255 28,96 1 .
3,855 4526 1,931 1,330 578 5,856 1,2 1,744 486050 481,573 10066 108, 5 6 5,035 Central Eastern Regionb 22,108 22,850 ,330 8,278 905 979 6.91 7.12 93.9 101.6 25.9 20.3 357772 40004 178 1.8
6,964 8,143 4,092 3,232 11,056 11,375 2,128 2,802 820,149 816,226 253,019 280,212 1,073,168 1,096,438 Total, Eastern District 48,899 50,188 14,308 16,170 95,140 112,479 7.23 7.50 91.4 95-9 29.7 25.6 693,196 780,172 16.4 15.6
1,048 1,118 252 169 1,300 1,287 440 486 95,784 98,387 11,600 11,375 107,384 109,762 Pocahonas Region 5,565 5,724 839 972 4,903 5,852 6.13 6.21 99.6 111.9 12.5 8.9 46,023 52,837 19 1 18.
3,138 3,477 1,218 867 4,356 4,344 765 872 247,533 264,973 49,066 51,363 296,599 316,336 Southern Region .... 37,951 38,222 5,070 5,886 32,913 38,919 6.80 6.88 83.6 94.1 28. 20.1 263,453 297,803 16.5 15.
4,186 4,595 1,470 1,036 5,656 5,631 1,205 1,358 343,317 363,360 60,666 62,738 403,983 426,098 Total, Southern District 43,516 43,946 5,909 6,858 37,816 44,771 6.70 6.79 85.6 96.3 26.8 18.7 309,476 350,640 16.8 16.1
Western District:
2,889 3,040 899 785 3,788 3,825 1,117 1,115 261,152 261,436 56,567 59.,58 317,79 321,294 Northwestern Region 43,226 43,570 4,098 4,667 23,028 27,075 6.34 6.43 79.5 88.5 22.5 19.6 191,982 227,213 18.2 18.0
,232 ~,634 1,295 1,008 4,527 4,642 1,135 1,157 271,061 273,984 76,903 86,470 347,964 360,44 central Western Region 5 251 51,131 6,175 7306 4 975 49250 7.72 7.74 99.8 112. 29.3 23.6 297475 355364 153 15.1
1,937 2,098 587 495 2,524 2,593 667 681 109244 122,932 57,796 59,677 167,040 182,609 Southestern Region 31,802 32,072 2,880 3,41 16687 20344 6.50 7.0 10.1 1088 23.6 196 117164 133582 14.7 13.7
8,058 8,772 2,781 2,288 10,839 11,o60 2,919 2,953 641,457 658,352 191,266 206,005 832,723 864,357 Total, Western District 125,279 126,773 13,153 15,214 80,690 96,669 7.01 7.18 93.0 102.9 25.7 21.3 606,621 716,159 16.0 15.6
19,208 21,510 8,343 6,556 27,551 28,066 6,252 7,113 1,804,923 1,837,938 504,951 548,955 2,309,874 2,386,893 United States... 217,694 220,907 33,370 38,242 213,646 253,919 7.04 7.24 90.8 98.6 27.6 22.7 1,609,293 1,846,971 16.3 15.7


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SInoludes Bo ston & Albn(lsotolwYrCeta)fowhcoprtnsttsisaeeotdsprtly
)/ IncludesBIg Four Lines (lessor to Now 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 ooal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating oower for eleotrlo locomotives. 12426- o U S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1933







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Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3150

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Average miles of all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Per cent Net ton-miles Crile per
Average miles of road Train-miles District and ronunserviceable unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles per loaded Car-miles per
ofmdtotaleon line ofcamt of total cars car-day per car-day rtrai-mile
Aeg ismain tracks (thousands) ------------------- of total ow ined Iof t s r pr a ycar-mile
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owner on line


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
7,618 7,636 9,715 9,794 1,892 2,191 2,146 2,499 111 144 49,730 60,348 26,370 32,531 New England Region a/ 55,272 55,749 40.8 34.8 122.1 126.6 16. 10.0 19.1 21.9 244 277 19.5 19.4 41.2 43.4
23,877 23,979 33,711 33,720 9,237 10,040 9,798 10,691 553 621 281,295 323,314 187, 647 204,903 Great La Region .. 6,060 100,256 .7 34.0 10.5 109.0 16. 10.9 19.0 20.2 276 290 24.2 23.5 51.8 53.6
26,802 26,28 37,063 37,202 10,144 11,345 11,235 12,543 974 1,099 282,918 332,244 196665 221,572 Central stern Region b/ 544,997 549,498 33.5 23.1 106. 106.1 12.3 8.0 14.0 15.8 252 281 30.4 29.5 4.3 9.8
58,297 58,443 80,489 80,716 21,273 23,576 23,179 25,733 1,638 1,864 613,943 715,906 410,682 459,006 Total, pastern District# 986,329 1,005,503 36.9 28.4 108.0 108.4 14.1 9.3 16.3 18.0 261 284 26.7 25.9 49.2 50.8
Southern District:
6,043 6,077 7,805 7,838 2,732 2,808 2,870 2,953 114 118 101,049 102,754 79,628 77,983 Pocahontas Region ...114,853 117,654 19.5 13.7 92.3 92.5 3.3 2.2 22.9 27.7 724 686 44.8 43.6 67.1 65.3
39:577 39,768 43,876 44,077 10,442 11,113 10,694 11,353 194 196 220,958 245,705 13,:476 153,501 Southern Region ............... 276,472 299,156 28. 20.5 107.9 105.6 18.8 12.9 20.7 21.1 96 297 23.6 22.9 35.8 3.9
45,620 45,845 51,681 51,915 13,174 13,921 13,564 14,306 308 314 322,007 348,459 223,104 231,484 Total, Southern District 391,325 416,810 26.1 19.0 103.3 101.9 14.8 10.2 22.8 22.8 408 397 30.3 29.0 42.3 42.6
Western District:
48 187 48 139 52919 52,872 7,547 8,634 7,845 8,980so 289 60 167,377 201,543 97.51 121,007 Northwest rn Region................ 291,601 295,914 24.1 20.6 108.9 108.4 7.1 6.2 14.1 16.8 210 24 23.5 23.4 6.1 8.3
53,53 53530 60530 6 559 10,772 12,150 11233 12503 26 263,315 324,952 162,30 197,257 Central Western Region.......... 327,598 37, 28.8 22.3 106.2 106.3 12.0 9.0 20.7 24.2 27 3 21.3 22.3 .4 3.9
3396 33,571 3,14 34,9 6895 7,405 6,984 7, 6 114 152,551 174,525 97,315 113,080 Southwestrn Region................. 124,008 1 1,7 24.0 19.9 134.8 129.3 8.8 7.9 253 26.2 338 345 21.9 21.7 37.2 39.8
135,217 135,240 147,863 147,920 25,214 28,189 26,062 29,205 898 1,100 583,243 701,020 357,226 431,344 Total, Western District- 743,207 775,310 26.0 21.2 112.0 111.3 9.5 7.7 19.1 21.9 262 304 22.1 22.5 38.2 41.1
239,134 239,528 280,033 280,551 59,661 65,686 62,805 69,244 2,844 3,278 1,519,193 1,765,385 991,012 1,121,834 United States .................. 2,120,861 2,197,623 30.4 23.6 108.5 108.2 12.6 8.9 18.5 20.2 287 311 25.7 25.2 43.0 44.9
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/

Gross Net Gross ton-miles Average miles Gro Lmot Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hour, per train-hour, L oive- gGra ton-moeo, per 1,o00 gross

Per cent oded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train s oe locomotives and locomotives and comotive- locomotives and Net tons of coal onmile
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenued rDistrict and region locooe and t tra i eght locoeot and day s, per per mile of road eans
and leaders and tenders mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
per day tenders


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
65.3 65.0 7.1 57.0 49.9 49. 3,206 3,852 2,745 3,303 970 1,173 127,124 1 905 NewEngland Regiona/............. 1,1451 1,508 513 535 14.9 14.2 21,591 21,463 35.7 40.6 5,59 6,555 2,158 2,559 204,683 241,608 128 125
6. 612 52 660 501 50 6 20217 22 411 17627 19,639 6,09 7,587 579,73 6,97 Great Lales Region .............. 1,908 1,956 6 15.9 156 30,405 30,571 42.3 43.2 10,164 11,77 4,33 5,23 1,245,504 1332,419 123 119
59.0 60.0 62 663 496 497 22,1421 25589 1902 22,35 8607 913 728,610 833,236 CentralEastern Region b/_ 1,923 1,970 49 85 13.9 13.6 26,767 26,824 36. 39. 10,254 11,46 5,43 6,096 1,632,02 1,
59.9 60.9 65.0 65.3 49.9 50.1 45,844 51,852 39,874 45,293 16,386 18,573 1,435,472 1,629,538 Total, Eastern Districtf 1,874 1,921 770 788 14.8 14.5 27,778 27,795 38.6 41.0 9,654 10,707 4,764 5,297 3,082,989 3,381,709 134 130
Southern District:
69 496 506 501 50.1 9.505 9.508 559 531 4,40 195,524 201636 pocahontasRegion ................ 3,133 3,043 1,659 1,595 140 1.9 43,775 42,381 8 9. 20,640 20,216 12,710 12,286 45,854 1,222 102
6 5 58.1 59.1 50.0 50.1 15,798 17,186 13,553 14,4 5,212 5,633 639,110 689,91 Southern Region..... ......... 1,298 1,333 499 507 16.3 1.1 21,205 21,271 0.3 6,103 6499 2,232 2,361 1,159,318 1,221,476 147 1

59.1 60.1 55.4 56.6 50.0 50.1 25,303 26,694 22,112 23,360 9,743 10,113 834,634 891,597 Total, Southern District 1,678 1,678 740 726 15.8 15.6 26,493 26,200 41.5 43.3 8,298 8,570 3,620 3,677 1,645,172 1,692,698 130 127
Western District:
63.2 62 564 54.7 501 507 11956 14,188 10,193 12,206 3,90 4,722 6 50,618 Northwestern Region ...1........ 1,44 521 547 15.4 14.9 20,733 21,022 36.5 40.7 3,29 4,473 1,32 1,635 903,22 1,50,971 151 148
619 622 57. 54 49 92 18,67 22,757 15,05 19,489 5,602 7,36 620,32 740,1 Central Western Region 1,7 ,64 520 59 17.4 16. 2 26,330 .0 48.2 5,233 6,263 1,73 2,253 1,287,315 1,524,206 138 134
61.1 60.7 55.6 56.7 50.7 50.5 10,930 12,388 9,314 10,687 3,337 3,787 407,267 158,670 Southwestern Region........... 1,351 1,443 484 511 1.9 16.1 22,70 23,300 47.2 48.5 5,383 5,96 1,689 1,880 696,152 735,942 127 119
62.0 61.9 56.8 56.5 49.7 50.0 41,573 49,333 35,312 42,382 12,869 15,745 1,519,285 1,779,476 Total, Western District 1,400 1,504 510 559 16.6 15.8 23,243 23,817 42.1 45.7 4,765 5,559 1,613 1,940 2,886,749 3,311,119 139 134
60.5 61.1 59.8 60.1 49.9 50.1 112,720 127,879 97,298 111,035 38,998 44,431 3,789,391 4,300,611 United States ......... 1,631 1,690 654 676 15.7 15.3 25,677 25,818 40.6 43.3 6,822 7,597 2,764 3,092 7,614,910 8,385,526 135 131
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passenger- miles per unserviceable
District and region Toad operated (thousands) (thousands) rainr cars locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per pasenger-
train car-mile

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 19 1932


5,689
10,905

1 302
4:360
5,662

,782
2,5164
10,042
27.,409


1,084
4,366
5,772
11,222

1,286
4:346
5,632


2,609
11,052
27,906


108 113
617 99
1,355 1,714
2,080 2,726



1,183 1,342

1,085 1,088
1,123 1,149
651 676
2,859 2,913
6,122 6,981


44,031
288:1420
479,501
811,952

94,4o4
223,493
317,897

260,081
270,210
108,737
639,028
1,768,877


42,4M6
291,033
*475,201
808,720

97,312
235,069

332,381

260,613
273,321
122,835
656,769
1,797,870


23 :,4

252,997

1160

86,531

57,390
77,765
58,470
193,625
533,153


28,106


281,191

11,490
80,795
92,285

60,322
60,001
206,210
579,686


572,202
1,064,949

106,009
298,:419
404,428

317,1471
347,975
167,207
832,653
2,302,030


70,592
436,362
582,957
1,089,911

108,802
315,8964
424,666


359:208
182,836
862,979
2,377,556


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


* Excludes Chicago, Indianapolis & Loueisville, returns for which were not furnished in time for inolusion.
SInoludee Boston &Albany (lessor to Wew Tork Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big ro*, 'Lines (lessor to New York Central), for whloh operating statistics are reported separately.


21,636
48,005

5,565
37,951
43,516

43,100
32,076
125,361
216,882


6,842
20,559
22,359
49,760



43,936

43,541
51,102
32.340
126,983
220,679


9:4M1
13,761
26,954


9,690
11,290




24,915
63,159


4,152
11,081
15,756
30,989

1,877
11,2:75
13,152

Z,o24
1,077
6,221

29,323
73,.464


N6,062
178,570

63, io

72,788

4',198
31,M71
151,047
402.405


101,9114

213,908

11,138
73,913
85,051

52,081
94,689
38,762
185,532
484.491


7.45

6.13
6.83
6.73

6.39


7.15
7.19


68.6
103.2
92.8
91.3



86.1

79.8
99.5
102.3
92.8
90.8


154,093
482'067
667,148
1,303,308



596,531

378,678


1,172,795
3,072,634


SInoludes 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) consuaed in generating power for eleotrio looomotives.


176,690


1,500,811

101,151
573,271
674,422

440,565
678,361
252,592

1,371,518
3,54r,751


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15.0
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6,878


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4,185

2,872
3,217
1,933
8,022
19,085


8,030

1,110
3,455
4,565

3,036
3,589
2,089
8,714
21.309


4,027



1,477

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1,299
611
2,820
8,324


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1,067

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1,031
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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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all Per cent Net ton-miles
Average milesof mad Averagemilesof all Train-miles District and region Cars owned under ble unserviceable Car-miles per Net to-miles Car-milee er
main tracks Districtoandnregion Ca nd of to on line-ofcar- per loaded train-raib
operated main tracks dtosad) o alowned cacar-mile
operate operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
7,620 7 63 9,716 9,794 905 1,073 1,031 1,228 53 71 24,106 29,499 12,396 15,708 New England Region a/............... 55,269 55,745 41.2 353 122. 126.5 16.1 10.4 19.2 22.1 248 20 1.6 19.4 41.3 .1
23 876 24 3 710 33,787 4,468 4922 4,758 245 273 308 135,06 157,263 90,707 101,695 Great Lakes Region .... 5818 400,07 40.4 33 108.1 10. 16.6 11.1 1.4 20.4 284 29 2.4 23.6 .7 3.6
26S8&4 26:828 3 ,065 37,202 4,913 5,527 5,466 112 40 535 137,666 11,427 94,55 10,198 central Eastern Regionb/.050 549,039 33.9 .9 106.1 10 12.5 82 1 15.9 261 2 30.7 2.7 3 98
58,300 58,510 80,491 80,783 10,286 11,522 11,255 12,585 806 914 297,578 348,189 197,758 225,601 Total, Eastern District.- 986,137 1,004,857 37.1 25.6 107.8 108.6 14.4 9.5 16.6 18.1 269 287 26.9 26.1 49.2 50.8
Southern District:
604 6,077 7805 7838 1327 1,373 1,401 1,444 57 59 49,561 50,313 38,801 38,651 Pocahontas Region .... 114,855 117,480 19.7 14.3 91.1 91.8 3.3 2.3 30.2 28.4 758 700 44.8 43.5 67.6 65.8
39:57 39:758 43:876 44,067 5:075 5,382 5:202 5497 96 95 107,143 118,289 69,232 74,095 Southern Region 276,431 299,106 28.1 21.1 107.2 105.5 19.1 13.3 21.3 21.0 310 296 24.0 22.9 35.7 36.7
45,619 45,835 51,681 51,905 6,402 6,755 6,603 6,941 153 154 156,704 168,602 108,033 112,746 Total, Southern District. 391,286 416,586 26.2 19.5 102.4 101.6 15.0 10.5 23.6 22.9 427 399 30.6 29.1 42.3 42.6
Western District:
48,15 4,139 52,917 52 3,672 4,27 3,31 444 11 178 81,39 99,518 46,663 61,552 Northwestern Region................ 291,555 295,819 24.5 20.7 108.6 10.2 7.4 14217 24 2 2 57 386
5337 511 6033 60 1 186 5 3 5416 6,139 2 291 125,12 156,490 7,664 96 1 Central Western Region ........... 27,96 37,907 2.9 22.9 106.1 105.7 12.0 9.4 20.9 .4 29 33 21 22 40.1 44.0
33:,91 33:567 34,409 34 3,360 3,588 3,413 3,622 53 57 73, 11 83,378 47,790 55, 67 Southwestern Region ...... 123,277 141,150 24.9 21.0 135.2 129.1 8.7 8.1 26.0 26. 37 341 22.1 21.6 37.0 39.7
135,213 135,217 147,859 147,897 12,218 13,728 12,660 14,209 449 526 280,192 339,386 172,117 213,470 Total, Western District.. 742,328 774,876 26.4 21.7 111.9 110.9 9.6 8.0 19.4 22.2 269 307 22.3 22.6 38.0 41.2
239,132 239,562 280,031 280,585 28,906 32,005 30,518 33,735 1,408 1,594 734,474 856,177 477,908 551,817 United States.................................- 2,119,751 2,196,319 30.6 24.0 108.3 108.1 12.7 9.1 18.9 20.5 297 314 26.0 25.3 42.9 45.0
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service co

Grss Net ros ton-miles Average miles rton-ni Loomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per train-ce, Net tiniilesper train-hour, miles per
Texcluding m. iefreightur, excluding lesoter including per 1,000
PeriPer cent loaded Per rent eastbound Toourstcandeper trainmie trains infreight omotivesandve oomotives and milesof ead
Percent lae P rveaded Per ea d District and reio aoco and service day per mile of road
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District and region tenders ri sendeitendersof main ertracks per day consumed ooinludingd
and tender and tendersper day tenders


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
66.0 b5.3 56.3 56:9 49.5 49.8 1,544 1,881 1,324 1,612 472 572 61,312 75,868 New England Regiona/ ...........1,463 1,502 521 533 14. 14.1 21,58821,24 6.3 41.4 5,676 6,62 2,211 2,585 98,829 119484 128 127
60.0 60.7 64 661 49.9 50.5 9,802 10,985 8542 9,624 3,319 3,718 26,604 315,521 Great Lakes Region ........ 1,912 1,955 743 75 15.6 15.6 29,04 30,502 43.7 44.6 10,35 11,21 4,965 5,332 616,259 662,90 126 121
593 59.9 65.6 6.2 49.6 9.8 10907 12,476 9498 10,900 ,222 4796 358,212 7269 Central Eastern Regionb/ .. 1,933 1,972 9 88 13.7 13.6 26516 26,763 37. 39.7 10509 11,564 5,626 6,1 802,920 885,203 147 142
60.1 60.7 64.3 65.3 49.8 50.1 22,253 25,342 19,364 22,136 8,013 9,086 706,128 798,658 Total, Eastern District# 1,883 1,921 779 789 14.6 14.4 27,422 27,716 39.6 41.7 9,874 10,817 4,909 5,355 1,518,008 1,667,577 136 132
Southern District:
56.1 6.6 473 49. 49.5 50.4 4,662 4,665 4,199 4,13 2,220 2,190 96,016 99,339 Pocahontas Region ................ 3,163 ,054 1,673 1,595 1. 1.8 43 42,212 40 21 ,53 ,4 5 3,6 231,93 102 9
607 15 58.1 59.1 50 .150. 7,700 8,289 6606 7,13 2,571 2,708 312,399 332,127 Southern Region ................ 1,302 1,327 507 503 1.2 12 21,146 21,505 43 444 6,28 6,87 2,320 2,349 536 587, 149 1
59.2 59.9 54.7 56.3 50.1 50.2 12,362 12,954 10,805 11,336 4,791 4,898 408,415 431,466 Total, Southern District. 1,688 1,678 748 725 15.7 15.7 26,456 26,273 42.6 43.4 8,543 8,606 3,751 3,685 812,330 819,oo004 131 126
63.5 61.8 55.9 54.1 50.3 0.8 5,822 7,102 4,954 6,109 1,922 2,357 244,108 289,588 Northwestnern Region ................. 1,496 1,428 523 551 15.0 14. 20,294 21,094 37-7 41.7 3,930 4,632 1,425 1,68 452,559 525,92 155 14
bO.6 60.0 56-1 5.7 51.2 50.2 5,307 5,988 4,517 5164 1619 1,80 198,567 220777 Southwestern Region...... 1,344 1,440 2 502 16.9 16.2 22,746 23,392 4.5 4. 5,50 5,988 1,727 1,852 36,733 352,21 131 11
61.9 61.4 56.8 56.3 50.2 49.9 20,112 24,088 17,o63 20,700 6,259 7,665 741,297 866,748 Total, Western District 1,397 1,508 512 558 16.5 15.8 23,01 23,883 43.2 46.1 4,858 5,616 1,653 1,955 1,433,347 1,603,324 143 133
60.6 60.8 59.4 60.0 50.0 50.1 54,727 62,384 47,232 54,172 19,063 21,649 1,855,40 2,096,872 United States................................ 1,634 1,693 659 676 15.6 15.3 25,450 25,835 41.7 43.8 6,980 7,667 2,847 3,116 3,763,685 4,089,905 138 131
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d4
SLocomotive- Per cent
Averagetrai cmilesepereunserviceable
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region rage miles of Tin-iles Pasenger-train ar-miles ermiles r userv bleNet ton o col
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1922 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
626 700 440 8 1 066 1 08 113 5113 243,964 942,4831 23,926 14728,009 67890 70,492 New England Regionn a/ ............... 6,671 6,842 1,794 2,009 10,318 12,331 6.10 6.45 68.4 257.7 23.6 26.9 698 04 16.6
2,452 2 96 1663 1 4 :115 4'294 599 852 287 96 28 98 129,852 147 ,31 4177508 437312 Great Lakes Region. ----- ----- 19,692 20,6 4421 3 9 41:163 .03 6.25 15.2 10.9 .9 2 27.7 1-9 269, ;1 5-9 1 1
3,756 4:399 1,:929 1,:377 5685 5:776 1,331 1,693 479:'781 47:515 98:459 108,687 578,2 53,202 Central Eastern Region b/ 91. 99.9 24.2 21.2 313, 69,97 18.4 173
6,834 7,962 4,032 3,191 10,866 11,153 2,043 2,658 810,941 806,979 252,237 284,027 1,063,178 1,091,006 Total, Eastern District- 47,996 49,804 12,728 14,916 83,900 101,981 7.20 7.38 91.3 97.5 27.6 24.5 613,787 724,228 16.9 16.0
Southern District:
1,047 1102 257 154 1,30o4 1,286 439 466 93,029 96,242 11,560 11,623 104,589 107,865 Pocahontas Region 5,565 5,724 761 ,905 4,426 5,9286 6.069 6,04 100.3 112.5:1. 24.9 .7 41,9041458,3a4 1..2618:5
36 1,227 917 4,363 4,347 72 60 222,635 235,177 73,629 80,14 296,26 315,591 Southern Region 37,951 3,202 4,620 5,39 30547 994 693 77 4 .7 9 207 24 2756 16 2
4,183 4,532 1,484 1,101 5,667 5,633 1,162 1,326 315,664 331,419 85,189 92,037 400,853 423,456 Total, Southern District 43,516 43,926 5,381 6,294 34,973 40,280 6.81 6.66 86.6 94.2 26.5 19.2 287,055 323,782 16.9 16.5
Western District
2 849 3, 031 922 791 3771 3,22 1,051 1,061 259,04 259,267 57,682 60,944 316,716 320,211 Northwestern Region ............ 43,009 43,510 3,677 4,358 20,170 25,006 6.16 6.35 79.9 88.4 23.6 20.7 186,696 213,352 20.2 18.3
3201 i t4 1,04 4 5 4 597 1 105 1140 269,349 271,393 78,208 39, 47557 357,291 Central Western Region 50,196 51,071 5,504 6,771 35403 45,439 7.44 7.71 99.2 111.5 29.7 24.3 1 9 3 1
1,917 2,056 34 545 2,551 2,601 64 669 107,89 122,521 58,728 59,670 166,622 182,191 Southwestern Region............. 32,071 32,327 2,578 2,979 1,770 18,398 6.42 6.91 101.5 107.9 23.0 20.7 108,74 119,485 15.4 13.5
7,967 8,630 2,860 2,390 10,827 11,020 2,790 2,870 636,277 653,181 194,618 206,512 830,895 859,693 Total, Western District. 125,276 126,908 11,759 14,108 70,343 88,843 6.81 7.11 92.6 102.4 26.1 22.3 566,723 655,763 17.1 15.5
18,984 21,124 8,376 6,682 27,360 27,6 5,995 6,854 1,762,882 1,791,579 532,044 52,576 2,294,926 2,374,155 United States ............................... 216,788 220,638 29,868 35,318 189,216 231,104 6.97 7.14 90.8 98.7 26.8 22.6 1,467,565 1,703,773 17.0 15.9
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# Excludes Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville, returns for which were not furnished in time for inoluelon.
Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statietlos are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


of noluaee mne equi.Teaem coal lonnsge iot iuBe. On oonumeva..
y Includes the equivalent coal o(aBed
on kilowatt hours per net ton of ooal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotiTveo
124165-0 U $. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE" 13


Statement No. M-210
FEBRUARY, 1933







P7 333


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 l41 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent
AveragemilesofroadTrain-mles District and region Cars owned unserviceable Per cnt allars unserviceable Carmiles per Net ton-miles pe lonaed Car-miles per
operate d main track. (thousand) of of oal on hie of ears ortotalcears Car-day per ear-day car mile trai-mile
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned of linear-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 193 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
7615 7,631 9,67 9 9,789 1,004 1,1M6 1,146 1,355 57 26,758 32,706 14,900 12,6411 New England Region a/.... 55,265 55,601 41.0 3729 123-4 126.7 16.4 10.5 19.Z 23:5 2 42.5 44.1
23875 2 046 33,710 33,787 4 671 465 4 956 76 282 4 143 438 173,507 99,660 112:902 Great Lakes Region .. 3.. 84,249 39,002 41.4 34.7 108.2 109.9 16. 11.2 18. 21.1 2606 303 23.4 2.7 1.8 34
26,800 26:,821 37,060 37,10 5,059 ,121 5,598 8014 486 01 143:600 177,037 9 67 121,251 Central Eastern Region b/- 544,869 58,304 34.8 24.2 106.2 106.6 12.9 8.7 13.4 16.5 234 291 29.3 29.7 84 9.7
58,290 58,498 80,448 80,682 10,734 12,772 11,700 14,035 825 1,023 313,796 383,250 204,727 252,794 Total, Eastern District# 984,383 1,002,907 37.9 29.6 108.0 109.0 14.7 9.8 15.7 18.8 245 295 25.7 26.1 49.3 50.8
Southern District:
6,01+3 6,07 7,808 7,838 1,292 1,500 1,351 1,582 53 66 46,886 54,78+ 36,073 141,605 ocahontas Region 114,795 117,058 20.4 14.0 9Z.1 90.8 3.4 2.7 24.5 29.2 594 728 42.8 43.8 65.2 65.2
39:580 39815 43,874 44 154 5:,331 5:862 5,:58 5,995 93 107 113,:486 129,635 71,508 82,597 Southern Region ............... 276,214 292,962 28.7 21.8 106.1 105.4 19.9 1.0 20. 21.7 280 312 22.4 23.5 35.6 37.2
45,623 45,922 51,682 51,992 6,623 7,362 6,809 7,577 146 173 160,372 184,419 107,581 124,202 Total, Southern District. 391,009 416,020 26.8 20.0 102.8 101.3 15.4 11.1 21.5 23.6 365 417 28.4 29.5 41.4 42.9
Western District:
4,3 48,1 52,875 52,875 3,918 4,512 4,068 4,696 138 181 90,278 107,728 51,379 64,022 Northwestern Region...... 290,351 295,574 24.7 21.9 107.8 108.2 7.7 6.3 14.6 17-3 211 247 22.7 22.7 37.1
53,475 53,521 60,472 549 5,550 6,284 5,776 6: 572 23 297 138,978 173,1 41 81,549 100,229 Central Western Region 327,110 337,673 30.7 23.8 106.0 105.6 12.7 9.5 20.5 24.7 270 332 20.9 21.2 40.6
33,~5 33,567 34,357 3448 3,53 3,832 3,576 3872 48 58 9,178 89,883 9,639 59,376 Southwestern Region ..... 122,813 140,+4 25.6 22.2 136.5 128.1 9.1 8.6 : 224.8 26.7 33 344 21.9 21.4 137.4 39.9

135,058 135,229 147,704 147,908 13,002 14,628 13,420 15,140 429 536 308,434 370,752 182,567 223,627 Total, Western District 740,274 773,661 27.4 22.8 111.8 110.8 10.1 8.1 19.1 22.4 261 303 21.7 21.7 38.7 41.6
238,971 239,649 279,834 280,582 30,359 34,762 31,929 36,752 1,400 1,732 782,602 938,421 494,875 600,623 United States .................... 2,115,666 2,192,588 31.4 24.9 108.4 108.2 13.1 9.5 18.0 20.9 272 320 24.7 25.0 43.0 1 45.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c
G Net Gross ton-milesverage miles Gross ton-miles L mtiv
per train-mile, Netton-mil erag miles per train-hour, Lo otive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Percentloaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours loco and per train-mile trains freight excluding locomotive- and Net s Net tons of coal pe gross
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenuestrt and region tenders service tenders day tenders, per per mile of road consumed including
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
64.2 63.7 55.5 56.4 49.5 49.9 1,739 2,113 1,493 1,816 514 626 67,861 82,951 New England Region a/ 1,548 1,1 512 52 14.8 14 22,003 21,894 36.5 42.8 5,795 6,962 2,178 2,644 108,56 132,155 125 125
60.5 60.6 6.4 5.9 50.5 50.2 10, 166 12 172 8 ,5 10,653 3,352 4,119 29,763 355 159 Great La r .-. ,. 1,89" 1,949 718 75 16.1 15.4 30,5:57 29,994 3 46. 9,729 11,622 4,528 5,526 613,948 746,201 121 12
59.9 59.4 66.2 65.5 50.1 9.3 11,121 13:766 9,687 12,023 4205 5,266 366839 1-59,403 Central ..... .. 1,915 1,96 831 860 13.8 13.3 26,05 26,171 34.5 9,680 11,967 5,062 6,333 801,035 1,003,232 144 141
60.5 60.3 65.4 64.9 50.2 49.8 23,026 28,051 20,034 24,492 8,071 10,011 724,463 897,513 Total, Eastern District 1,866 1,918 752 784 14.8 14.2 27,653 27,289 37.3 43.7 9,233 11,215 4,467 5,520 1,523,559 1,881,588 132 131
Southern District
S 68 50.5 47.4 50.9 49.4 4,289 5,089 3,852 4,567 2,009 2,399 91,089 109,159 Pocahontas Region 2,980 3,045 1,554 1,599 14.2 13.7 42,288 41,838 34.61.6 17,719 20,943 10,722 12,733 221,062 260,370 103 102
3.2 59.1 50.2 50.1 7:,926 9,123 6784 7,882 2,:543 3,050 321,606 36,048, Southern Region 1,273 1,345 477 520 16.6 15.9 21,095 21,45 41.0 45.1 5,828 6,665 2,073 2,469 569,672 657,325 14 414
59-9 59.8 55.9 55.6 50.4 49.9 12,215 14,212 10,636 12,449 4,552 5,449 412,695 477,207 Total, Southern District 1,606 1,691 687 740 16.0 15.4 25,773 26,087 39.6 44.3 7,624 8,817 3,218 3,828 790,734 917,695 129 129
Western District
63.7 62.7 58.8 54.9 51.0 51.5 6,335 7,534 5,42 6,491 2,051 2,446 251,368 305,349 Northwestern Region 1,385 1,439 523 542 15.6 14.8 21,581 21,257 35.8 41.1 3,864 4,596 1,374 1,639 444,2 546,685 140 145
63. 63.3 59.1 60.0 9.1 50.7 9711 11 877 8,236 10,189 2,900 3,675 310,022 377,37 Central Western Region 1,484 1,621 523 585 17.9 16.7 26,567 27,001 43.1 48.2 5,180 6,328 1,750 2,215 629,2 768,930 130 129
615 60. 55-1 58.2 50.7 50.9 5,639 61412 4,15 5,521 1,737 1,923 207,681 234,512 Southwestern Region.. 1,362 1,441 491 502 17.0 16.3 23,183 23,542 46.0 48.1 5,295 5,998 1,675 1,a47 343,596 385,333 122 120
62.8 62.4 58.0 58.1 50.0 51.0 21,685 25,823 18,476 22,201 6,688 8,044 769,071 917,239 Total, Western District 1,421 1,518 514 550 16.9 15.9 24,024 24,205 41.2 45.7 4,736 5,632 1,597 1,919 1,417,099 1,700,948 131 132
61.3 61.0 60.5 60.4 50.2 50.3 56,926 68,086 9,146 59,142 19,311 23,504 1,906,229 2,291,959 United States ............ 1,619 1,701 636 676 15.9 15.2 25,782 25,804 39-3 44.6 6,562 7,82 2,607 3,164 3731392 4500,231 131 132

Average nuimbei 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- Pervicentable
DiAsesictratniregion d d 1 s ltdetrain earsemiles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) (thousands) train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives c Net tonsumed of coal .
consumed \"

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 193 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
627 670 436 409 1,063 1,079 121 87 44,025 42,284 24,199 28,172 68,224 70,56 New Engand Region a/...6,666 6,836 1,975 2,129 11,064 12,818 5.95 6.33 67.4 72.8 34.4 28.4 801,18 s 5 7
2,396 2,795 1,694 1,488 4,090 4,283 625 287,245 287,263 128,394 151,191 415 639 43845 Great Lakes Region 19,682 20,609 4,813 5,694 3265 43,867 7.90 8.22 102.0 110.0 30.7 29.6 236,11 296,26 14.7 14.7
3,707 4,352 1,976 1,393 5,683 5,745 1,351 1, 28 480,707 473,259 98,215 111,317 578,922 584,576 Central Eastern Regionb/.. 21,633 22,271 7,157 7,995 ,212 51,516 6.88 7.03 91.1100.7 25.4 21.O 330,631 396,863 18.3 17.5
6,730 7,817 4,106 3,290 10,836 11,107 2,097 2,463 811,977 802,806 250,808 290,680 1,062,785 1,093,486 Total, EasternDistrict 4 7,981 49,716 13,945 15,818 90,541 108,201 7.11 7.38 89.7 98.4 28.9 25.3 647,630 781,845 16.7 16.3
Southern District:
1,040 1,098 266 179 1,306 1,277 481 447 97,436 94,795 11,716 11,511 109,152 106,306 1ocanontas Rlegion 5,565 5,716 845 959 4,967 5,608 6.17 6.07 101.0 111.9 13.0 10.4 74 4, 52,949 18.7 19.2
3,113 3,111 1,253 950 4,366 4,361 722 818 225,292 237,278 67,678 77,681 292,970 314,959 Southern Region.... 37,925 38,202 5,039 5,60 32,762 36,308 6.83 6.77 83.5 89.9 2.8 23.5 259,52 293,038 16.3 16.6
4,153 4,509 1,519 1,129 5,672 5,638 1,203 1,265 322,728 332,073 79,394 89,192 402,122 421,265 Total, Southern District 43,490 43,918 5,884 6,563 37,729 41,916 6-73 6.66 85.6 92-5 26.9 21.9 305,298 345,987 16.6 17.0
3:119 3506 31 1 ,9 2,0 03 258,283 258,554 5, Western District:
2,854 3,988 938 839 3,792 3,827 1,103 1,023 258,283 258,554 54,815 61,401 313,09 319,955 Northwestern Region 42,994 43,501 4,081 4,583 22,211 26,287 6.21 6.42 77.5 85.5 23.3 21.1 183,579 217,874 18.2 17.8
3,119 3,506 1,38 1,09 ,503 4,601 1,118 1,147 270,12 273,833 76,755 82,796 346,898 356,629 Central Western Region...... 50,188 50,921 5,951 7,088 37,674 47.520 7.41 7.76 94.0 107.5 30.5 25. 268,78 331,584 15.1 14.7
1,888 2,050 651 584 2,539 2,634 663 64 109,180 121,487 58,489 58,827 167,669 180,31 Southwestern Region.......... 32,019 32,327 2,790 3,172 15,881 19,191 6.42 6.78 99.0 105.0 24.3 21. 110,353 127,028 1.6 13.8
7,861 8,544 2,973 2,518 10,834 11,062 2,884 2,814 37,605 653,874 190,060 203,024 827,665 856,898 Total. Western District 125,201 126,749 12,822 14,843 75,766 92,998 6.81 7.13 88.9 99.0 26.6 23.1 562,720 676,486 15.9 15.4
18,744 20,870 8,598 6,937 27,342 27,807 6,184 6,542 1,772,311, 7,788,753 520,262 582,896 2,292,572 2,371,649 United States # ......... 216,672 220,383 32,651 37,224 204,036 243,115 6.92 7-14 88.6 97.5 27.6 23.8 1,515,648 1,804,318 16.4 16.0


# Excludes Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville, returns for which were not furnished in time for inclusion.
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.
5/ 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.


Statement No. M-210
MARCH, 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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS B) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomtive-l's iow Car-miles (thousandsl Percent Per cent all care Per cent Net ton-miles
Average le of road Average miles of all raimilei ad region Cars owned unserviceable ne f cars uservieable Car-miles per Net ton-miles per loaded Cr-miles per
Avrag main track and gion Carsned line of cars total ar ar-dy per ear-day ue train-mile
operatcks (th-oad) traint-ldownedlycar-mile
operated operated Principal and helipe Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line


133 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 19332 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932




58,291 58,459 80,472 80,702 32,000 36,349 34,873 39,768 2,462 2,887 927,739 1 1,099,156 615,409 711,80C Total, Eastern District# 985,676 1,004,633 37.3 28.8 108.0 108.6 14.3 9.4 16.1 18.2 255 288 26.4 26.0 49.2 50.8
Southern District

39,57O 397o 4:,75 0 ,138 5,722 1675 0 11 1 1,5 1662 1430 3314, 353 21,984 236,098 Southern Region 276 8 27 299092 2:.3 20.9 10O6.8 105.9 19.3 13.2 20.7 21.3 292 302 23.2 23.1 35,8 37.0
45,621 45,871 51,681 51,941 19,797 21,283 20,373 21,883 454 488 482,379 532,878 330,685 355,686 Total, Southern District 391,215 416,5148 26.3 19.3 102.8 101.6 15.0 10.5 22.5 23.1 395 404 29.6 29.2 42.0 42.7
Western District:
48,171 18,I0 92,9011 52,87 11,465 13,145 11,91313, 4 541 257,655 t1. 2.9 246 23.2 23.2
323,804 293 198,093 243, 4 297, 6 Central Western Region 327, 3# 115 4,15 22.8 106.2 106.0 12.2 9.2 20.6.24.0 2776 .21.9
3,:043 3,52 7,90,6 7 O, 4 11,230 10,561 11,355 155 171 231,729 264,118 k146,95eut19i56enterReon 123,608 i71,O82 4.8 20.7 13. 2 91 939.1 25.1 26.493327.94 2 1.6 37.2 39.8

135,162 135,236 147,809 147,916 38,216 42,816 39,482 1,345 1,328 1,636 891,677 1,071,772 539,793 654,971 Total, Western District 742,219 774,756 26.5 21.7 112.0 111.1 9.7 7.9 19.1 22.0 261 304 21.9 22.2 38.4 41.3
239,074 239,566 279,962 280559 90,013 100.48 94,728 105,996 4,244 5,011 2,301,795 2,703,806 1,4850887 1,722.457 United States# 2.119.110 2. 195,937 30.8 24.1 108.4 108.2 12.8 9.1 18.3 20.5 282 34 25.3 25.1 43.0 45.0
Car-niles Ton-miles millionss) Traffic density Coal consumption ill road service o/
3Ne t ral: Nt t 2il9 r Ae elrage lla s p1r train .e- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal





1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932




60.1 60.7 65.1 65.2 50.0 50.0 68,870 79,903 59,909 69,785 24,457 28,584 2,159,935 2,527,051 Total, Eastern District 1,872 1,920 764 786 14.8 14.4 27,736 27,615 38.1 41.9 9,509 10,880 4,662 5,373 4,606,917 5,263,081 134 132



59.3 60.0 556 56.3 50.2 50.0 37,518 40,905 32,748 35,808 14,295 15,562 1,247,221 1,368,804 Total, Southern District 1,654 1,682 722 731 15.9 15.5 26,257 26,160 40.8 43.6 8,066 8,6541 3,482 3,728 2,435,906 2,610,393 130 128



62.3 62.1 57.2 57.0 49.8 50.3 63,258 75,157 53,788 64,584 19,557 23,789 2,288,356 2,696,715 Total, Western District 1,407 1,508 512 556 16.7 15.9 23,505 23,949 41.8 45.7 4,755 5,584 1,608 1,933 4,303,574 5,011,106 136 133
60.8 611 60.1 60.2 50.0 50.1 169,646 195,965 146,445 170,177 58,309 67,935 5,695,512 6,592,570 United States ..... .. 1,627 1,694 648 676 15.8 15.2 25,712 25,81 1 40.2 4.8 6,7 7,676 2,710 3,116 11,346,397 12,884,580 134 131
Average number of lio]iioti etl on line A eerace alnumberl of freight are on lie PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dc
SLocomotive- Per cent
Serviceable aUnerviceabile Total Storied lioii Foreign Total c Average miles of Train-mile Passenger-train ear-itiles P si.iger mile perh unservicehable -------------.
DiPtrict ai;t regro! l road operated hIoas-ddl 1;olsand) itrtd r locomotivesmatd e r of total Net tons of col Pounda of coat
aday locemotivs eonsiemed ier padenders


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
6 Eastern District:
S9 196 105 44,2019 4 0,119 6 1, 53 28 1 69 67 ,772 970,575 New England Region a,' ,16 151 6,666 5126,836 532 1,745 6,281 113 32,87 38,327 6.06 7 6.41 1 68.2 73. 361.0 27.2 8 31,628 265,12 17.3 16.7
2,64 -1.6 12 6.9 r 4A:e24,3089610.8484,28 30 :2 0 14,7161769 1 01,91 GNreat Lakesn Region a 1:90 ,93 20,761 25516,75 105,542 130,351 8.0044.29 4102.3 1,1 5360, 18,478 085,80 1 2 14











1,3296 1, .,26 480 91 9 8 1 5 8, 5 3 95 9 Central1 1 .Eastern Reghonl 1 i 21, 63 1 2, 330 1 23 i 1 9 13 5 2 6 o












6,821 7,959 ,060 35.,22 10,881 11,183 2,0 79 2,637 812,191 806,817 25,060 284,313 1,064,251 1,091,130 TotalTotal, Eastern District 1,872 1994 ,9209,74 40,899 46,807 269,111 322,109 7.18 7. 90.7 97.2 28.8 4,66 25.1 1,950,885 ,282534 167 15.9
Southern District:
,056.1,6 25 178 1,0 9 1166 1,i37 9 13 1 6 11 7 650 6 11,4879 0 107 2 06613 310,7956 Pocahontas Region 5,565 5,722 2,145 ,836 14,95 16,746 6.13 .11 100.3 112.1 12,825 12, 9 133 701 154,100592 19.0 18.6
30 61 343 9 1,235 9.1 50.1 5 0.1 23726 309 220 ,337 22:6967 7,1755 79,332 2956,:6272 315,9 Southern Region 1:279 1,337 8208 14729 16.879 96.2 21,171 21,521 6.85 6.81 839 91.6555 2,178.7 2,3981.4 76,728,19904 866,309 16.1 16.21












4,17 4,55 1,493 1,08 .29 5,665 5,634 1,189 1,316 319,509 332,593 2,824 90,812 407,221333 23,3605 Total, Southern District 43,507 3,930 17,174 19,715 110,517 126,967 6.75 6 ,71 85.9 94.4 26.7 19.9 901,825 1,020,6109 16.8 30 16.5
Western District:
j,86 30 2. 9 19 00 38 32 5 9 16g 5 9 29,6 975, 5,38 609, 73 4315 ,024 Northwes 1ternR n13 427 1 56 134 14 102 ,1364 3 611191 21 5l59,49 19
63.8 62.6 57.26 15 3 11,5 1 ,,522,633 23,097 77,2981 8,934 3 7 585,01 CeNrahwestern R o 5 6 511 115 I1:,009,935 1
119 2, 6 21 511 7252 16 569 18,65 ,10 99 16,208 5,074 5,575 59,726 167,496 109,169 Southwestern: Regin 32,056 32,336 9251 9 1 42 57,9 31761,.45 6.9 5,353 5,990 2. 0 390 375 1120,265 125 13.
























7,967 8,656 2,7 2,399 10,839 11,055 2,871 2,880 638,952 655,15 192,41 205,399 831,193 860,916,715 Total, Western Districtict 15,307 126,903 37,77 556 1,167 226,813 3,505278,30 6.8 7.14 91.5 1015 6.1 22.2 1,735,125 ,047,664 16.3 15.5
1,960 21,160 ,425 6.712 27,3850.0 27,872 6,139 6,833 1,770,652 1794,925 527,125 580,52 6 2,297777 6 2375,449 United Statesn... 216,80 69 676 15.75 95,810 110,689 606,441 727,606 6.8 7.18 90.0 98.2 27.10 23.0 4,587,835 5,350,607 16.5 15.9
Aerag........herfoide..the...ulin...t.eaeloagnnage..seueoffreighte.i..hnePASSENGERSERVICE


.i# Excludes Chicago, Indianapolis & LouiTville, returns for which were not furnished in time for inclusion.
I/ includes Boston & Albany (leesor 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 equivalnt coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
SIncludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed In generating power for electric locomotives. iZ68- s US GOVsRMENT PRINTING, OHICE 19i1


MARCH, 1933







2 M:33

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 142 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 138 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OFAPRIL, 1933 AND 1932


Statement No. M-210
APRIL, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Average miles of all Locotnotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Pertcent Per centall car ton-dae Cr
Average miles of road Tram-miles District and region Cars owned unserviceable Per oent all cars nervieable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Net to-miles Car-miles p
Operated toft (o hne of arstoal cams cr l ar-- per cr oeday rer loled train-miles per
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line car-miarle

1933 1938 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
7,611 ,62 9,678 9,789 930 1,108 1,064 1,257 54 69 26,37 31,634 13,398 17,248 New England Region a/...... 55,258 5,537 40.6 38.3 123.6 124.2 16. 11.4 19.11 23.6 235 291 18.2 19.0 4 7 4
2366 2,6 33,684 33,787 5,167 4,879 12 265 331 149,65 168,119 9550 108,899 Great Lakes Region ........ 381,926 3921 41.3 38 108.3 109.9 17.5 11.4 19.8 21.2 268 298 22.2 232 5
3 2446 3727 37,73 4,977 5,690 5,526 92 0 539 148306 168,037 95,59 111388 Central astern Regionb/.. 551,163 553,786 36.7 24.4 106.5 106.7 13.8 9.1 13.9 15.8 234 268 278 283 50 50.1
58,904 59,124 80,989 81,308 10,512 11,965 11,469 13,061 799 939 324,395 367,790 204,501 237,535 Total,.Eastern District 988,347 1,005,538 38.8 30.1 108.1 108.9 15.4 10.1 16.5 18.4 247 282 24.4 25.2 51.3 51.6
Southern District:
6,023 6,078 7,789 1,a9 1,253 1,314 1,309 1,36 52 4 48,590 48,189 36,716 37,821 Pocahontas Region ....114,748 116,634 20.4 13.8 97.5 95.1 3.7 2.5 25.4 25.9 600 609 41.4 42.0 69.1 66.4
39,573 39,836 43,866 44145 5319 5,151 5, 58 5,574 9 94 119,50 120,181 73,920 73,722 Southern Region 276,068 298,505 29.4 23.0 107.6 107.0 20.9 13.9 21.7 20.2 292 271 21.8 21.6 37.3 36.5
45,596 45,914 51,655 51,984 6,572 6,765 6,767 6,939 146 143 168,040 168,370 110,636 111,543 Total, Southern District- 390,816 415,139 27.3 20.9 104.7 103.7 16.2 11.0 22.7 *21.7 376 358 27.5 27.5 43.4 42.3
Western District:
48,133 48,133 5265 52,86 3,821 4,090 3,974 4,234 151 160 98,112 100,684 5,620 54,315 Northwestern Region............. 289,953 295,381 25.4 22.5 106.9 107.6 8.0 6.5 16.2 16.3 245 232 23.2 21.9l 40.4 .8
53 53,503 469 532 5620 6,033 5,894 6,308 273 280 152,337 167,505 88,960 100,871 Central Western Region 326,783 37,327 30.6 23.8 105.1 105.8 13.2 9.7 23.4 2 1 304 312 20.6 19.9 43.9 5.4
33,398 33,567 34,315 34,1484 3624 3,695 3,680 3,729 55 56 87193 87,74 56819 58,635 Southwestern Region. 122,223 140,055 25.2 22.9 138.0 129.3 9.6 8.9 28.5 26.9 371 337 21.5 20.9 4.7 40.5
135,003 135,203 147,649 147,883 13,065 13,818 13,548 14,271 479 496 337,642 355,663 198,399 213,821 Total. Western District. 738,959 772,763 27.5 23.1 111.3 110.7 10.5 8.4 21.7 22.2 296 287 21.6 20.7 42.0 42.1
239,503 240,241 280,293 281,175 30,149 32,548 31,784 34,271 1,424 1,578 830,077 891,823 513,536 512,899 United States.................................. 2,118,122 2,193,440 32.0 25.5 108.6 108.6 13.8 9.7 19.5 20.4 287 298 23.9 23.8 45.5 45.7
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Tramffic density Coal consumption in road service to
Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ton-miles Locomotive-
Gross Net per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hour, per train-hour, Locmotiv Gross ton-miles, Pound of coal
excludding ingtmiles per prossuroncludilg Poundssof
SPer cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours Dstrict and region locomotives and per train-mile trains in freight loco and locomotive- including Net tons ofper 1,000gro
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excludig locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue tenders stdenders n ,lem per ee oumed locoand
and tenders and tendersIk per day te nde

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1939 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1932
Eastern District:
66.4 64.7 66. 6.9 59.6 59.4 1,63 1,993 1,392 1,716 41 60 63,198 7,660 New England Region a/............. 1:942 1,550 516 544 14.8 14.3 22,032 22,103 .9 .9 5 625 67 2106 2 7632 97069 17 ,57 119
613,319 280,880 327,380 Great Lakes Region ............. 1 964 985 721 754 16.14 15. 8 32,1231 32 8 10 21 4 63 6 6
60 60.8 648 65 149.9 495 11,162 12,722 9,727 11,113 4,28 757 354,206 10,229 Central Eastern Regionb/..... 1,954 1,953 829 836 14.1 13.9 27,1460 27,089 35.1 391 9,888 11,239 5,017 ,778 751,947 865,172 135 136
61.3 60.8 64.9 65.0 50.2 49.8 23,121 26,406 20,156 23,085 7,928 9,256 698,284 815,269 Total, Eastern District 1,917 1,929 754 774 15.1 14.7 28,864 28,315 37.6 41.8 9,516 10,825 4,486 5,218 1,417,519 1,647,736 123 125
Southern District:
7: 6:.0 47 6 48.7 :. 50: 1 4,347 14,397 3,91 3,952 2,013 2.025 87,120 92,091 Pocahontas Region...................... 3.129 3,008 1,607 1,41 1. 14. 143 44,984 42,918 4.4 71 18,604 18 697 11,137 11,106 204,813 208,545 914 5
18 20 57 58.5 5 50 8167 8,182 7:024 7:08 2,600 2:599 320,447 333,812 Southern Region...................... 1,320 1,289 1489 77 16.6 163 21,921 21,054 25 3.1 6.206 6:178 2,190 2,175 555,941 564,708 136 198
60.3 60.2 54.9 55.7 50.5 50.5 12,514 12,579 10,943 10,980 4,613 4,624 407,567 425,903 Total, Southern District 1,665 1,623 702 683 16.1 15.9 26,850 25,782 40.6 41.7 8,076 8,066 3,372 3,357 760,754 773,253 122 123
Western District:
65.1 65.0 58.8 55.3 51.5 50.9 6,739 6,731 5,817 5,794 2,275 2,207 247,892 272,309 Northwestern Region ....... 1,522 1,417 595 540 15.4 15.0 23,466 21,277 36.1 38.2 4,249 4,244 1,576 1,528 428,305 4 1,395 127 132
63.1 62.4 59.7 60.9 50.1 49.5 10,519i 11,434 M 8,987 9,806 3,137 3,341 315,807 355,611 Central Western Region......... 1,599 1,625 558 554 17.8 17.0 28,458 27,575 453 47. 5,798 6297 1956 2,082 647,217 69439 1231
60.5 59.9 57.3 58.5 51.2 49.7 6:160 6,174 5,308 5319 1:878 1,831 222,322 20,099 Southwestern Region .......... 1465 1440 518 495 16.3 16.8 23,873 24,168 19.05 47.5 5,984 5,968 1,874 1,818 354,567 339150 1 5 11
63.0 62.5 58.8 58.7 50.8 49.9 23,418 24,339 20,112 20,919 7,290 7,379 786,021 848,019 Total, Western District 1,539 1,514 558 534 16.6 16.3 25,587 24,669 43.0 44.3 5,287 5,486 1,800 1,819 1,430,089 1,1478,684 122 122
61.8 61.3 60.4 60.8 50.5 50.0 59,053 63,324 51,211 54,984 19,831 21,259 1,891,872 2,089,191 UnitedState..... ----- 1,699 1,689 658 6536 15.9 153.6 27,069 26,318 40.3 42.8 7,023 7,507 2,760 29 3 n 3,899679 122 123
Average 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 car-miles Passenger- miles per unserviceable
road operated (thousands) (tusands)per train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives Nconsumefd oalr-
train car-mile

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
634 668 433 414 1,067 1,082 136 86 43,364 141,627 24,923 27,375 68,287 69,002 New England Region a/ ............... 6,666 6,833 1,868 2,o45 10, I 12,353 5.98 6.38 66.6 72.3 34.9 29.7 70,966 80,422 16.4 15.9
2,408 2,731 1,698 1,524 14,106 4,255 663 729 283,389 287,414 130,190 147,904 413,579 1435,318 Great Lakes Region ............. .... ,1 2603 14,547 60 2 5 100.7 109.9 31.2 30 3 222383 263,320 14 1 1
3609 4398 2091 1,419 5,700 5,817 1319 1694 486,367 482,529 100,502 108,632 586,869 591,161 Central Eastern Region b/- 22,04 22,553 6,870 62 50 14 .0 7.09 87.8 100.5 241 205 306:,851 363048 173 164
6,651 7,797 4,222 3,357 10,873 11,154 2,118 2,509 813,120 811,570 255,615 283,911 1,068,735 1,095,481 Total, Eastern District 48,165 49,989 13,285 15,243 88,854 105,156 7.33 7.46 87.6 98.2 28.5 25.5 600,200 706,790 15.9 15.1
Southern District:
1,049 1,097 269 176 1,318 1,273 494 491 97,81 99,102 14,034 11,759 111,852 110,861 Pocahontas Region................... 5,551 5,716 787 902 4,634 5,365 6.18 6.16 99.6 107.7 14.5 8.2 40713 47,537 17.9 18.0
3,075 3:377 1,283 1,007 4,358 4384 693 798 224,173 240,802 73,006 78,637 297,179 319,439 Southern Region ............ 37,915 38,194 4,748 5,297 32,635 35,041 7.21 6.92 81.8 87.7 29.8 25.1 239,131 263,586 15.1 15.5
4,124 4,474 1,552 1,183 5,676 5,657 1,187 1,289 321,991 339,904 87,040 90,396 409,031 430,300 Total, Southern District 43,466 43,910 5,535 6,199 37,269 40,406 7.06 6.81 83.9 90.2 27.9 23.0 279,844 311,123 15.4 15.8
Western District:
2,839 2,969 969 861 ,808 3,830 1,02 1,130 254,102 259,543 55,922 58,143 310,024 317.,686 Northwestern Region-- 42,984 43,645 3,866 4,407 21,822 25,219 6.42 6.44 76.5 85.3 23.7 21.2 167,824 190,142 17 .0 16.3
3,146 3,529 1,390 1,100 ,536 4,629 1,044 1,179 264,384 276,367 79,113 80,528 3143,97 356,895 Central Western Region 50,134 50,774 5,624 6,758 37,409 45,729 7.76 7.86 94.6 107.3 30.6 25 6 25429 300157 144 13.8
1,903 2,047 639 608 22,54 2,655 646 677 107,287 122,480 61,440 58,653 168,727 181,133 Southwestern Region 31,900 32,327 2,679 3,033 15,691 18,267 6.60 6.80 98.5 105.8 25.6 224 103,029 113:958 13:8 13.1
7,888 8,545 2,998 2,569 10,886 11,114 2,782 2,986 625,773 658,390 196,475 197,324 822,248 855,714 Total, Western District- 125,018 126,746 12,169 14,198 74,922 89,215 7.07 7.18 88.7 99.0 27.1 23.3 525,282 604,257 15.0 14.3
18,663 20,816 8,772 7,109 27,435 27,925 6,087 6,784 1,760,884 1,809,864 539,130 571,631 2,300,0114 2,381,495 United States...... ........ 216,649 220,645 30,989 35,640 201,045 234,777 7.18 7.23 87.3 96.9 27.8 24.2 1,405,326 1,622,170 15.4 14.9


(OVER)


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


a/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
S/ 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.






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 142 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 138 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per t Per cent all cars unserviceable Car-miles per Net to-miles leadCar-miles er
AverAverage miles of aall Tn mie----n--mr------milesnDi.strict and region Cars owned of aona line of cars f l prcar-y are rm
operatedieora main tracks (thoads) omtotal owned of total cars car-day per car-daytrain-mile
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 192

Eastern District:
7,614 ,631 9,694 9,789 ,830 4,484 4,357 5,111 221 291 102,92 124,688 54,668 68,-420 New England Regiona/............... 55,266 55,659 40.8 36.4 122.8 126.1 16.4 10.4 19. 2.7 241 28 19.1 19.3 42.1 44.0
2387 2413 33,7 18,509 20,673 19,633 22,080 1,100 1,295 57,91 66,-9O 376,817 426,70 Great Lakes Region................... 3894,570 398,9 1 41.1 34.6 108.3 109. 16.8 11.1 19. 20 29 2.5 23.5 2. 53.
27430 27,450 37,677 3,79 20,453 23,531 22,64 26,017 1,946 2,24 580,292 684,465 391,936 459,387 Central Eastern Region b/,.... 551,054 55154,846 34.8 24.0 106.3 106.4 12.9 8.5 13.8 16. 243 281 29.5 29.3 485 496
58,918 59,094 81,075 81,322 42,792 48,688 46,624 53,208 3,267 3,832 1,257,608 1,474,093 823,421 954,511 Total, Eastern District 990,890 1,009,436 37.8 29.2 108.0 108.7 14.7 9.6 16.2 18.3 253 287 25.9 25.8 49.6 50.9
Southern District:
6,038 6,077 7,802 7,838 5,277 5,622 5,529 5,900 218 233 19652 205,727 152,417 157,409 Pocahontas Regiono. 114,808 117,251 20.0 13.8 94.3 92.7 3.4 2.4 26.9 27.6 658 677 43.5 43.3 67.1 65.6
39,577 39,804 43,872 44,114 21,092 22,426 21,611 22,922 382 398 453,89 495,521 288,904 309,820 Southern Region 276,311 298,949 28.6 21.5 107.3 105.9 19.6 13.4 20.9 21.0 291 295 22.8 22.8 36.2 36.9
45,615 45,881 51,674 51,952 26,369 28,048 27,140 28,822 600 631 650,419 701,248 441,321 467,229 Total, Southern District. 391,119 416,200 26.6 19.7 103.5 102.1 15.3 10.6 22.5 22.7 389 392 29.1 28.8 42.4 42.6
Western District:
48,162 48,138 52,895 ,871 15,286 17,235 15,887 17,910 578 700 7 409,955 21570 239,344 Northwestern Region.-..- 290,863 295,713 24.6 21.4 108.2 108.2 7.5 6.3 14.8 16.8 219 242 23.2 22. 7.4 8.6
53, 5,521 60,5o0 550 21,941 24,467 22,902 25,622 1,019 1,204 5; 665,598 332,849 398,357 Central Western Region 327,271 37,72 29.7 2. 106.0 106.0 12.5 9.3 21.3 24.6 280 329 21.0 21. 1.4 4
33,57 35,69 34,374 34,487 14,053 14,932 14,241 15,083 210 228 3802 351,82 1203,773 231,091 Southwestern Region 123,259 140,826 24.7 21.2 136.0 129.1 9.1 8.3 26. 26.5 346 343 21.8 21.4 38.1 400
135,123 135,228 147,769 147,908 51,280 56,634 53,030 58,615 1,807 2,132 1,229,319 1,427,435 738,192 868,792 Total, Western District.. 741,393 774,262 26.8 22.0 111.8 111.0 9.9 8.0 19.8 22.1 270 300 21.8 21.8 39.3 41.5
239,656 240,203 280,518 281,182 120,441 133,370 126,794 140,645 5,674 6,595 3,137,346 3,602,776 2,002,934 2,290,532 United States. ............................. 2,123,402 2,199,898 31.1 24.5 108.5 108.3 13.1 9.2 18.6 20.4 283 310 25.0 24.8 43.6 45.2

Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service 0c
Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ton-miles oondsotifc
Gross Net per train-milet, s Aveage mile per train-hour, Locmotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per tr-mle,. Net ton- per hour, excluding including per 1,000
excTrain-hoursloco ading per train-mile trains in freight locoote and locomotive- locomotives and Net to n-miles Net tons ofcoal ter on ils
Percentload Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound ------District and region ocoiS service day per mile of road anss
as of tl Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
65.3 64.6 56. 6.8 49.7 49. 6,577 7,958 5,630 6,86 1,965 2,401 1 25883 314,516 astNewEnglandRegion a/ 1,470 1,524 513 5g5 14.8 14. 21,807 5547 41. 56 6,719 2,151 2,6 41o,679 491,124 125
60. 65.8 6. 40,709 46,275 5,518 40,547 1,480 15,602 1 38 1,324,936 Great Lakes Region....... 1,919 728 55 16: 15 3502 8557 3, 741 4 1 6,1 ,705 2 0 ,7119
59.7 59.8 65.8 9.8 45,123 52,663 39,269 45,985 17,092 20,059 1,:467,552 1,727,027 Central Eastern Region b/..... 1,920 1,954 836 852 13.9 13. 26,758 P6:;62 35.6 40.0 9,980 11,520 5,193 ,39 3,217:49 3,718,645 143 g
60.4 60.7 65.1 65.2 50.0 49.9 92,409 106,896 80,417 93,368 32,537 38,062 2,876,116 3,366,479 Total, Eastern District. 1,879 1,918 760 782 14.9 14.5 27,960 27,734 38.0 41.9 9,498 10,863 4,602 5,323 6,056,129 6,953,376 131 130
Southern District:
56.: 56.7 49.5 49.: 50.4 50.1 18,141 18,993 16.330 17,065 8,552 8,904 73,73 3 402,886 Pocahontas Region ................... 094 3,035 1,621 1,584 14.1 14.0 4,694 42,356 36.6 39.6 19,377 20,026 11,804 12,108 911,729 ,137 101 99
61.1 61.5 58. 59. 50.1 50.2 31,891 34,491 27,361 29,724 10,355 11,281 1,81 3 1,391,821 Southern Region .................. ..... ,2971,325 491 503 16.5 16.1 21,35721,356 42.0 44.2 605 6462 2180 2342 2,284931 2, 509 143 142
59.6 60.0 55.4 56.1 50.2 50.1 50,032 53,484 43,691 46,789 18,907 20,185 1,654,896 1,794,707 Total, Southern District 1,657 1,668 717 720 15.9 15.6 26,401 26,071 40.8 43.2 8,069 8,508 3,454 3,636 3,196,660 33,83,646 128 127
Western District:
63.8 63.1 57.7 54.9 50.7 51.0 25,050 28,45 21,5 24,491 8,256 9,376 916 1,158276 Northwestern Region ... 1,402 1,421 540 544 15.4 14.9 21,632 21,144 56.2 40.2 5,945 4,447 1,428 1,610 1,776,211 2,043,051 142 144
9:0- 0 25,0 26,43 21,45 24,4911:3.. 1 9,916 1,158,276 Wesr1,421Dstrct
62.5 62.6 58.7 59.0 9.3 49.7 38,97 33,09 39485 11634 1 1246,191 1,473177 central w eastern Region ...... 1,505 1,614 530 583 1.6 16.6 26,50326,80' 44.1 48.0 5360 6 288 1,812 2,201 2,563 818 2 15 132 130
61.0 604 55.9 57.5 50.8 50. 22,729 24,97 19,436 21,527 6,952 7, 37270 913281 Southwestern Region............... 1,383 1,442 495 505 16. 16. 23,214 23,57 47.4 48.2 5510 5985 1731 1856 1393029 ,4 o 123 117
62.5 62.2 57.7 57.4 50.1 50.2 86,676 99,496 73,900 85,503 26,842 31,169 3,074,377 3,544,734 Total, Western District.. 1,441 1,510 523 550 16.7 16.o 24,037 24,121 42.1 45.3 14,888 5,559 1,655 1,905 5,733,058 6,488,773 132 130
61.0 61.1 60.2 60.3 50.1 50.1 229,117 259,876 198,008 225,660 78,286 89,416 7,605,389 8,705,920 United States ....................... 1,644 1,692 650 670 15.8 15.3 26,035 25,920 -40.2 43.5 6,806 7,638 2,722 3,076 14,985,847 16,825,795 131 129

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service dc
miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Passen Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region Aerailes of Tan-mil Passen r-tra ar-milea P ng miles r unservicee ble Pounde of coal
per train day locomotives Net tonseofdoal epr n-i
pos dtraincar-m


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
62 688 436 94 1,068 1,082 118 100 43,845 42203 24,049 27,983 67,894 70,186 New England Region a/t------ 6,665 6,8 35 7,613 8,327 43,420 50,681 6.0 6.41 67.8 7.1 34.2 27.8 305,594 J 145,546 171 16.
245 224 1 14 4,120 4,18 625 818 286,808 9178 129,648 147,504 456 436,682 Great Lakes Region............... 19,-63 20,58 18 782 22,226 140 604 172,914 8.06 8.1 102.0 106.7 .1 0 940, 861 1 121 1 4.1
442 2, 1400 5,7551,353 1,696 485,680 480,752 100,207 109,805 585,887 590.557 Central Eastern Region b/ 22,0 22,7 28,023 31,780 175,208 205,270 6.94 75 91.2 100.8 5.0 .9 1,311,235 1538808 17.9 17.
6,808 7,954 4,135 3,288 10,943 11,242 2,096 2,614 816,333 812,133 253,904 285,292 1,070,237 1,097,425 Total, Eastern District.. 48,388 50,152 54,418 62,333 359,232 428,865 7.21 7.42 90.0 97.5 28.8 25.3 2,557,690 3,002,475 16.5 15.7
Southern District:
1,046 1,104 261 177 1,307 1,281 463 473 96,016 97,133 12,245 11,549 108,261 108,682 Pocahontas Region.................... 5,561 5,721 3,232 3,739 18,929 22,111 6.14 6.12 100.1 111.0 13.2 9.0 174,414 201,637 18.7 18.5
3,115 3,422 1,246 937 4,361 4,359 726 835 224,119 236,654 72,465 79,808 296,584 316,462 Southern Region............... 37936 38,205 19,477 22,175 128857 145262 6.94 6.83 834 90.8 28.9 22.4 1,007,259 1,129,895 16.1 16.
4,161 4,526 1,507 1,114 5,668 5,640 1,189 1,308 320,135 333,787 84,710 91,357 404,845 425,144 Total, Southern District. 43,497 43,926 22,709 25,914 147,786 167,373 6.82 6.73 85.4 93.3 27.0 20.8 1,181,673 1,331,532 16.4 16.3
Western District:
2,859 3,007 92 819 .791 ,826 1,091 1,082 258,216 259,91 56,382 59,981 314,598 319,892 Northwestern Region................ 43,045 43,556 15,722 18,014 87,231 103,586 6.28 6.41 78.3 86.9 23.3 20.6 730,081 848,581 18.3 17.6
3,174 ,55 1, 1,064 4,518 4,17 1,102 1,16 29,016 273,932 77,848 83,90 346,864 357,835 Central Western Region 50,173 50,974 23,254 27,924 151,461 187,938 7.59 7.76 96.9 1 30.0 24.7 1,092,019 1,310,104 1.2 1.6
1,914 2,070 628 557 2,542 2,627 653 668 108,480 122,457 59,171 59,342 167,651 181,799 Southwestern Region 32,017 32,334 10,930 12,427 63,043 76,221 6.48 6.88 100.5 106.8 24.1 21.0 437,830 493,002 14.6 13.5
7,947 8,630 2,904 2,440 10,851 11,070 2,846 2,906 635,712 656,300 193,401 203,226 829,113 859,526 Total, Western District.. 125,235 126,864 49,906 58,365 301,735 367,7451 6.93 7.15 90.8 100.8 26.4 22.5 2,259,930 2,651,687 16.0o 15.2
18,916 21,110 8,546 6,842 27,462 27,952 6,131 6,828 1,772,180 1,802,220 532,015 579,875 2,304,195 2,382,095 United States................................. 217,120 220,942 127,033 146,612 808,753 963,983 7.03 7.19 89.4 97.9 27.5 23.3 5,999,293 6,985,6914 16.3 15.6


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


jf 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 locomotive s.12426


0 US GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE -1933


APRIL, 1933





UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Subject to revision


Statement No. M-210
MAY, 1933


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 142 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways sad from 138 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MSAY, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Avg il all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent oal lra Fr cent Net tn miles
Aver,,ragmilergaintracks Train -mles h-D--t-it nd region Carm o-ned ttunserviceableo- l f ar un a Car-milesiper Netiton-ueN Car-e er
Av erateeragalefid ohouianda)i s total c00 iC o ars o' tosca-day per ear loy iremile trai-il r
operated Prmnipal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives o tedonne rer-mnle

1933 1932 1933 193 1933 193 1933 19323 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 193 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
7,609 9,672 9,79 993 1,057 1,134 1.193 68 68 0,006 29,925 1,07 15,073 New Englanid Region a/ 162 5418 42.1 394 1231 118.8 17.8 12.7 20.9 22.1 260 275 18.2 18. 4.4 43.6
J06 65,12235,233og5153109.2346117 26 19.4 278221823.
S 3623 787 4, 4, 512 5,233 24 299 1,571 155,261 101 0,60 Great Lakes Region ,421 39 ,160 41.6 36.9 109.1 109.2 17. 11.7 20.6 19.4 278 261 22. 5. 5
27,424 27,46 7,7 7,732 5,3 5, 5973 5,918 536 90 1,463 153,470 10079 102,693 Centrl Eastern Regionb 549,064 553,375 38.0 25.3 107.2 107.3 14.9 9.2 14.6 139 250 22 28.1 27.4 507
58,866 59,124 80,922 81,308 11,238 11,420 12,289 12,344 888 857 351,040 338,656 221,972 221,374 Total, Eastern District 980,647 1,002,953 39.7 31.1 108.8 108.6 16.1 10.4 17.3 16.6 261 2446 24.6 24.3 52.0 50.0
1,29Southern Dist t3ct
6,028 6,078 7,800 ,89 1,67 1,291 1,429 139 57 48 5.551 46,966 41,001 36,291 PocahontaRegion 114,644 116,2 21.3 14.7 97.6 96.2 3.9 2.8 27 24.0 664 580 442. 70.2 65
3950 39,83 43,01 ,12 5,721 5,45 5,80 5.52 102 92 127,28 11,546 77,255 71,1082 Southern Rgion 275,522 297,586 30.2 2.6 106.8 106.8 22.2 14.2 22.2 18. 301 250 21.6 21.5 36.7 3551
45,536 45,911 51,601 51,981 7,088 6,726 7,309 6,881 159 140 180,835 161,512 118,256 107,399 Total, Southern District 390,166 413,918 28.1 21.6 104.1 103.9 17.2 11.2 23.7 20.2 01 336 27.9 27.7 43.2 41.0
Ogg2 4912 a9 20 16 162 1 107,520 96,;21 61,12Western District:
S ,12 52, ,111 029 ,270 ,166 162 148 107,520 96,321 61,22 53,157 Northwestern Region 29,654 295,380 26.3 22.7 106.7 106.9 8.3 7.1 17.6 15.3 270 219 24.1 22.3 421 .0
53,369 1 53,489 60,460 60,505 6,062 6,087 6,332 6,366 305 301 165,082 166,779 99,114 104,456 Central Western Region 326,356 337,072 1.2 2.5 104.2 106.1 13.9 109 25.1 24.5 323 298 20.6 19.8 44.6 45.5
33,367 33,560 34,285 3',477 3,901 3,625 3,958 3,69 55 55 93.347 82,273 63,613 5,500O Southwestern Region 121,378 139,350 25.0 22.8 140.0 129.4 9.7 9.0 29.8 24.5 389 305 22.0 20.7 41.1 38.7
134,934 135,177 147,575 147,847 14,o60 13,741 14,560 14,161 522 504 365,949 345,373 224,049 212,113 Total, Western District 737,388 771,782 28.0 23.5 111.0 110.6 10.9 9.1 23.2 21.1 317 270 22.0 20.7 42.9 41.5
239,336 240,212 280,098 281,136 32,386 31,887 34,158 33,386 1,569 1,501 897.82 845,541 564,277 540,886 United States 2,108,201 2,188,653 32.7 26.1 108.7 108.4 14.4 10.1 20.6 18.8 306 270 24.2 235 46.1 44.
Car-miles Ton-mile3s (,rtsni.i) oos 7 2. 23-5 1 46.1
Car-miles Tonmiles (dhons) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
Aross Net v mi ston-le Aieroage miles Urno tin-e Loe s( te Grois tohn ile, Pounds of coal
Perrcentn-oaded Per cent-I]Train-hours si-ItNitimue1 1er lina, lioh, ilc pe
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours I ian d ]n-liI ,nrinire locolniotvei-, and Iooot- losi and Net tro'similes Net tons of coal .
ecst of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrovenue s't'nl tr tender d c, i< r per eeroday consumed including
and tenders and tenders lle of u ili tracks locomotive and
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 193 1932 1933 192 193319 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
61 66.N 5.2 g49.5 a.1 176 1,33 1,535 1,568 547 660 68,161 73,105 New England Region a 1,56 1,484 51 30 14.6 14.5 2,520 21,451 6.6 7.8 5,955 6,040 2,318 268 99,809 103,898 112 11
60.6 60. 1 3 49.9 49. 11,41 10,218 9,667 9,457 ,539 3,4 299,59 305,26 Great Lake Reion 1,91 1,912 25 04 16.3 16,2 32,271 30,80 .1 1.7 10,593 10,328 4, 91 4 668 578943 582,236 105 lo0
61.0 59.9 63.6 64 50.0 4.6 12,256 11,568 10,702 10,053 4,562 4,20 389,597 380,243 Central Eastern Region b 1,994 1,855 850 776 13.2 14.2 27,468 26,437 37.0 35.8 10,507 9,890 5,366 4,941 786,992 I 761,526 128 132
61.3 60.5 63.8 64.2 49.9 49.6 25,083 24,219 21,904 21,078 8.6468 8,244 757,307 758,617 Total, Eastern District 1,949 1,846 770 722 14.2 15.1 28,923 27,785 39.2 38.2 9,999 9,609 4,739 4,498 1,465,744 1,447,660 117 120
Southern District
66 5.2 7.2 49.8 469.6 4',90 05 4431 ,870 2,304 2,011 5,6417 7,ga1 Pocahontas Region 3,241 2,997 1,65 1,557 1.3 14.5 6,438 6, 4 3,546 36.4 35.2 20,279 17,717 12,327 10,673 213,965 193,770 87 90
2 61.7 60.4 59.3 51.1 50.5 8:,65 7,859 7,416 6,713 2,743 2,461 31,301 324,0o6 Southern Region 1,296 1,235 4 61 453 16. 16. 21,729 2013 .2 1.5 6373 5,743 22420 1,993 569,968 525,957 132 13
60.5 60.1 55.9 55.8 50.7 50.2 13,557 12,164 11,847 10,583 5,047 4,472 436,718 412,949 Total, Southern District 1,671 1,573 712 665 16.2 16.3 27,128 25,628 42.4 40.1 8,475 7,549 3,575 3,142 783,933 719,727 116 118
Western District
63.6 6.4 57.9 5.4 5 0.2 7,5 6,58 6520 5,665 2,587 2,146 268262,01 Northwestern Region 1 6 1,4 62 153 13 2256 21,555 7.8 6.4 4,588 4,020 1,735 1,48 42,46 415,67 120 126
S2 9'6 11,56 9,296 9,91 3,99 G 2, 1,98 Central Western Region I1,56 16 9 5 56 17.7 17.3 28 ,921 28202 7.9 96.1 6 160 6 165 2,051 1 95 651 7,1 673 638 117s
59.5 60.2 57.0 58.8 50.9 51.1 6,91 5,851 5,785 5,01 2,51 232,99 2,73 Southwestern Region 1,3 1,38 526 471 16.7 17.1 24,827 23:629 50.9 45.2 6:295 5,47o 1,983 1, 36521,9 317005 10 108
62.0 62.0 58.5 59.5 50.5 50.1 25,751 24,003 22,199 20,596 8,037 7,156 843,916 826,135 Total, Western District 1,579 1,499 572 521 16.7 16.6 26,305 24,931 45.1 42.6 5,629 5,237 1,921 1,708 1,499,346 1,4o6,316 116 117
61.4 61.0 60.1 60.9 50.3 49.9 64,391 60,386 55,950 52,257 21,732 19,872 2,037,941 1,997,701 United States 1,728 1,639 671 623 15.9 16.0 27,454 26,159 42.2 40.3 7,416 6,929 2,929 2,669 ),749,023 3,573,703 116 118
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 Troin-miles Passenger-train car-niles Pas.inger- miles per unserviceable
rDeLteict and region road operated thousandss) (thousands) tram cars locomotive- of total t t of oal Pounds of coal
day locomotive contsnted s '


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

614 653 445 423 1,059 1,076 129 96 41,645 41,190 26,247 24,628 67,892 65,818 New England Region a/ 6,666 6,32 1,944 2,093 11,175 12,699 6.09 6.3 67.6 71.9 34.6 29.2 71,369 77,7 7 15.5 14.9
2,387 2,70 1,70 1,58 4, 4,28 639 794 276,78 286,875 135,828 143,588 410,576 430,263 Great Lakes Region 19,428 20,558 4635 5.502 35, 4271 8.28 8.4 99.4 110 32.0 30.8 218 87 255, 47 15.5 12.6
,525 4,320 2157 1,60 5,2 5,70 1,13 1,17 2,252 487,014 106,479 106,583 588,731 593597 Central Eastern Regionb 22,026 22,493 7,155 7,80 4536 52,924 7.06 7. 94.2 99.4 25.0 21.3 30167 352, 1 16.5 15.0
6,526 7,676 4,305 3,463 10,831 11,139 1,931 2,707 o00,645 815,079 266,554 274,599 1,067,199 1,089,678 Total, Eastern District 48,120 49,883 13,734 15,475 92,148 109,894 7.35 7.71 90.5 97.0 29.2 25.9 591,943 686,105 15.1 14.0
Southern District
1,0 105 280 187 1,318 1 272 489 506 96,740 100,o 0 15,1,6 11,882 111,909 111,920 Pocahontas Region .,560 5,716 816 916 4,838 5,369 6.22 6.08 100.5 104.S 15.0 9.0 40,328 45,543 17.0 172
3,04 3,342 1,318 1,035 4,362 4,377 653 869 222,94 2471,44 75,792 294,328 317,938 Southern Region 37 ,859 38,186 4,775 5,307 30,567 36,773 6.70 6.86 79, 84.2 30.7 26.0 227603 252,898 15:4 15.0
4,082 4,427 1,598 1,222 5,6s0 5,649 1,142 1,375 319,724 342,184 86,513 87,674 406,237 429,858 Total, Southern District 43,419 43,902 5,591 6,223 35,405 40,142 6.63 6.74 81.9 86.8 28.8 23.9 267,931 298,441 15.6 15.3
52Western District:3
2,790 2,954 99 8266 3785 3,820 1,017 1,202 251,074 261,127 57,902 54,504 308,976 315,631 Northwestern Region 42,929 43,484 4,046 4,482 223,483 27,248 6.64 6.83 77.1 84.5 24.7 20.5 173.001 190,132 16.2 15.
07 ,59 1,40 649 54 1,232 260,751 278,532 79,213 79,2 39,96 357,57 Central western Region 50051 5077 540 6975 40551 50188 8.1 8.37 97.5 109.5 31.5 25.2 264709 307,1 13. 12.
1,908 2,039 134 603 2,5U 2,642 13 696 105,584 122,040 66,305 58,238 169,889 180,278 Southwestern Region 31,870 32,320 2,784 3,160 17,006 20,391 6.87 7.25 100.3 106.7 25.2 23.2 10,o4 9 112,189 12.9 12.1
7,776 8,502 3,023 2,609 10,799 11,111 2,584 3,130 617,409 661,699 201,420 191,784 818,829 853,483 Total, Western District_ 124,850 126,578 12,670 14,617 81,040 97,827 7.37 7.64 90.5 99.S 27.7 23.2 542,559 615,464 14.3 13.3
18,384 20,605 8,926 7,294 27,310 27,899 5,657 7,212 1,737,778 1,818,962 554,487 554,057 2,292,265 2,373,019 United States .. .216,389 220,363 31,995 36,315 208,593 247,863 7.22 7.51 88.7 96.0 28.5 24.5 1,402,433 1,6oo00,01 14.9 13.9


(oIs)


SInoludea Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Inoludes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistiOs are reported separately*


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





Subject to revision


MAY, 1933


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 142 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railwars and from 138 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
Per (.tit Per eert all cars Per rent Net roilei
Average miles of road Averag rTran-miles Locomotive-numes thousands ) Car-miles (thousands) svc ct andeale rgon Calinefned car, u rceable Car-miles per Net ton-iles Nper de Car-miles per
operated eraesTr ile (tt sasd ged ) of total on d of total ears car-day per car-day car mdle train-mile
op Principal and helper Light Loaded Emptys on line

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 E 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District
7,613 7,631 9,689 9,789 4,822 5,241 5 6,304 289 358 132,931 154,613 69,743 983,493 New England Region a,55,246 55,610 41.1 37.0 122.8 124.4 16.7 10.9 19.7 22.6 245 281 18.9 19.1 42.8
S 2 0 8 3 1 2 2 2 16 27312 11 1,54 732,962 20,201 0,635 530 312 Great Lakes Region 32,931 397,965 41.2 108.4 109.4 112 19.4 204 21 288 23.2 23.3 2
27,429 27,449 37667 37,770 2519 28,949 28,607 31,936 282 2,737 42,755 837,935 496,015 562,080 Central Eastern Regionb/ 550,652 5,552 35.5 24.2 106.5 106.6 13.3 8.6 1.0 15.6 25 270 29.2 29. 9.0 19.3
58,908 59,100 81,044 81,320 54,030 60,109 58,913 65,552 4,155 4,689 1,608,648 1,812,749 1,045,393 1,175,885 Total, Eastern District 988,829 1,008,127 38.2 29.6 108.1 108.7 15.0 9.8 16.4 17.9 255 278 25.6 25.5 50.1 50.7
Southern Listrict
6,036 6,077 ,8082 39 26,81 6,913 6,Z58 7,2, 275 281 250,076 252693 19 ,418 193,700 Pocahontas Region 114775 17,067 20.2 14.0 95.0 93.4 3 .5 13. 21.2 206.2936 285 23.5 3 6. 3 36.5

45,599 45,887 51,660 51,958 33,457 34,774 34,449 35,703 759 771 831,254 862,760 559,577 574,628 Total, Southern District 390,932 415,748 26.9 20.1 103.6 102.5 15.7 10.7 22.7 22.2 392 381 28.8 28.6 42.5 42.3
Western District
49,149 48,136 2,82 52,870 19,397 21,263 20,157 22,076 741 849 463,287 506,276 263,092 292,501 Northwestern Region 290,621 295,645 24.9 21.7 107.9 107.9 7.7 6.5 15.3 16.5 229 238 23.4 22.8 34
,496 50 6o, 27,98 3,55 2 31, 1,324 1,505 7832,377 43 3 502,813 C327,087 337,592 30.0 23.4 105,6 106.0 12.7 9.622.1 24.28 33 20.9
33,439 33,568 34356 34485 17,95 1,557 18,199 1,732 264 22 12,269 434,155 267,16 285,591 Southwestern Regon 122,875 140,553 24. 21.6 136.9 129.1 9.2 8.5 26.8 26.1 355 335 21.8 21.3 38.81 397
135,084 135,218 147,730 147,895 65,340 70,374 67,590 72,776 2,329 2,636 1,595,268 1,772,808 962,241 1,080,905 Total, Western District 740,583 773,790 27.0 22.3 111.7 110.9 10.1 8.2 20.5 21.9 279 294 21.9 21.6 40.1 41.5
239,591 240,205 280,434 281,173 152,827 165,257 160,952 174,o031 7,243 8,096 4,035,170 4,448,317 2,567,211 2,831,418 United States .. 2,120,344 2,197,665 31.4 24.8 108.6 108.3 13.3 9.4 19.0 20.1 288 302 24.8 24.6 44.2 45.0
Car-miles Ton-nules (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/

ross Net r c Net ton-milc eraghourples trainiur, Lonte Gross to-miles, Pounds o coal
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eathonnd Train-hours I),icti a ul rgiol locol tper and tran-mile raifreight and locomotive- locitcesudn d pgre lon d Net tons of coal p"r e .
nericeatildedaydtenders, liv per mile of road ecnofoun
eent of total Including locomotives Exclueding loeortives Revenue and nonrevenue dile of main tracks per day consumed loc ios and
and tenders arid lenders per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

E-tern District
61.8 60.9 5.6 7 .1 549:. 49.6 ,363 9,791 7,165 ,9 ,404 2,512 2,961 9,6314 3,7,621 Now Etaod ReS o n a 1,46 1,517 5 421 5 14.8 154.3 261,9 25,961 .9 420.6 5,716 580 2,175 2,552 5 0,424 59 4, 9, 122 122
6 51,751 57,093 ,5 5 0,004 171,2 1,9,1 1, ,0,05 Great Lakes1 Region 1,932 1,952 728 7 5 161 15. 7 31,163 3,67 .1 0,173 11,126 4.723 5 ,227 6, 3,3258 3 11 1
60.0 59.9 65.3 65.6 0.8 r 57,379 64,231 49,970 56,037 21,654 2,263 1,857,19 2,107,270 Central Eastern Region b 1,935 1,936 839 838 13,9 13.7 26,9075 26,592 35.91 39,1 1,08 0 11,18 8 5,228 5,815 4004,488 4,O4,171 14
60.6 60.7 564. 65.1 50.0 49.9 117,493 131,115 102,320 114,45 41,185 46,306 3,633,423 4,125,o96 Total, Eastern District 1,894 1,904 762 770 14.9 14.6 28,161 27,744 38.2 41.2 9,601 10,608 4,630 5,155 7,521,810 8,400,912128 128







Southern District.Coal consumption in road service d/
48: 6 4s.4 48.9450.0 50.0 23,044 23,298 20,761 20,235 10,856 10,915 469,1 4o91,767 Pcahotas Region 3,125 3,028 1,634 1,579 14.2 14.1 44,252 42,571 366 .7 19,562 19,555 11,911 1,816 1,125 694 1133 no, 8 ,















day 76comotives consumed per passenger-

1933 1932 193 12 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
S59,0 50.3 5.2 40,545 4,350 34,778 436,437 13,098 13,742 1,622,4 1,715,8 89 Souathern Regoon1,297 1,308 489 93 16.5 16.2 21,435 21,235 62.5 3.71 6:O8 16,315 2,193 2,271 2,854,89 1 2,96966 14 140
59.1 7,89760.0 554,1 56.1 503 1 0,920 11,221 2,063,59 65,648 55,539 57,372 23,954 24,657 2, 69,3861 2,207,656,972 Total, SoEasthern District 41,66334 ,650 716 708, 9 16.52 1577,808 451 26,553 25,988 7.24 7.48 90. 1 42.597.4 8,312 3,478.9 3,54 3 ,149,57593 3,688,103,462 16.2 125.4











63145 1,100 265 179 1,310 129 468 4 96,162 97719 12,822 11,601 108,984 109,320 Pocahotas Region 5,561 5,720 4,048 4,655 23, 27,480 6.16 6.11 100.2 109 7 13 6 9 0 214 742 247180 184 182
63.80 63.4 57.7 55~5 0 0.6 5 08 325 35,041 27,955 30,155 10,843 11,522 1,59,731077 Northestern Region 1,44 1,418 559 542 15. 4 1.0 22,192 21,220 4,35'60 1,491 1,575 2,'42258,617 5 7 13 147
3,100 3,407 1,265 955 4,361 43. 2 711 8 223,900 237,721 72175 78971 296075 316824,775692 Southern Region... 374920 38,201 247251 274482 159 2 180035 6:89 6 584 82:6 8965 29:3 23:1 1,234, 62 1,385793 1529 158





















4,145 4,507 1,526 1,134 5,671 5,641 1,179 1,321 320,062 335,440 84997 90,572 405,059 426,012 Total, Southern District 43,481 43,921 28,299 32,137 18,191 207,515 6.79 6.73 84.7 92.0 27.4 21.4 1,449,604 1,629,973 16.3 16.1
60 3 57. 50.9 20.5 9,0 30,25 25,221 26,54 9,003 9,26 1,070,264 1,125,017 Southwestern Region 1,45 ,30 501 1 56.23565 23594 48.1 47.6 571 5,81 1,783 7574 2 1774,256 119 15
627,91 62. 57.2929 57. 50.2 50.2 11 2,26 123,99 96,329179 6576,100393 1934,75,129 38,325 3,918,293 ,370,869 Total, Western District 125,157 126,50 5346 62,577 7 2,982 382,677,526 24,27.02 7 44. 5 90.7 .6 5,94 26.6 1,710 1, 865 7,231,697 7,89470 15.629 124.8
61.1 61.1 60. 6.5 50.1 0.1 3,508 326,906262 253,95266 1277,917 10053618 109,28 9,63,330 10,703,621 United States ....... ... 1,662 1,682 65 661 15.2,927 1 ,017 26,335 25,965 40.6 42.95 86,931. 97.5 27.765 2,993 1873,401379 820,398,663 16.0 125.3
Avscage....ti..lher of l...on.otire .....line Asea .ge .irrer..er of freight ear ore ln.. PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d
Serviceable U ncrviceahle Total Store d io rer Foreign Total 1) r e-ten d ae regioue A rerage r ernih', of Trai l,- Passengeri-trsucin e Arrmiles trPassenger-s mileo per u er cire hlet
Jt trainday locovrotives Net ita of oaPousieo
train car-ne
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

628 681 438 400 1,o66 1,081 121 99 43,406 42,008 24,4541 27192 67,860 69,200 New England Regiona/ 6,665 6,835 9,557 10,419 54,594 63,380 6.06 6.41 67.8 72.9 34.3 28.1 376,905 423.185 16.8 16.2
2,418 2,799 1,696 1,511 4:i,4 4,310 628 813 284,782 288,852 130,499 146,572 415,291 435,424 lGreat Lakes Region. 19,592 20, 7 23,417 27:,29 176,209 217,18 8.10 8.37 101.5 107.0 31.3 30.2 1,159,748 1,374,068 14.4
34705 4, 17 2,035 1,413 5,740 5,830 1,314 1,721 484:837 482:291 101,410 109,057 58:,247 591,348 Central Eastern Regionb/ 22,077 22,686 35,178 39, 60 220,577 258,19Z 6.97 7.11 91.8 100.5 25.0 20.9 1,612,922 1,891,209 17.6 16.6
6,751 7,897 4,169 3,324 10,920 11,221 2,063 2,633 813,025 813,151 256,363 282,821 1,069,388 1,095,972o TotaliEastern Distruct 48,334 50,098 68,152 77,808 451,380 538,759 7.24 7.49 90.1 97.4 28.9 25.4 3,149,575 3,688,462 16.2 15.4

1,045 1"100 265 179 1,310 I 19 6sI96,162 97,719 12,822 11,601 lO8,984 109,320 Pocahontas Region 5,561 5,720 4 ,048 655 23,76 27,480 6.16 6.11 100.2 109.7 13.6 9.0 214,742 247,180 18.i 18.2
3,100o 3:407 1,261 955223,900 237,721 72,175 78,971 296,075 N6,692 Southern Region- 37,920 38,201 24:251 27,482 159,4 I180,035 6.89 6.,4 82.6 89.5 29.3 23.1 1,234,862 1,382,793 15.9 15,8
4,145 4,567 1,526 1,134 5,671 5,641 1,179 1,321 320,062 335,440 84,997 90,572 405,059 426,012 Total, Southern District 43,481 43,921 28,299 32,137 183,191 207,515 6.79 6.73 84.7 92.0 27.4L 21.4 1,449,604 1,629,973 16.3 16.1

Western District:
1,9133~ o606315 1,63o 1,080 0,9508 t,6w2 1,1721 267,6 274,869 82,961 345,4993357,830Centr western Regione I650,o145 ,50933 5 2 9,09 34,899 192,,0119.2
7,912 8,603 2,929 2,476 10,841 11,079 2,792 2,952 632,179 657,393 195,129 1200,957 927,308 858,350 Total, Western District 125,157 126,806 62,577172,982 382,677 p 465,572 7.02 7.25 90.7 100.6 26.6 22.6 2,802,200 3,266,470 15.6 14.8
18,989 21,007 8,624 6,934 27,432 27,941 1 6,034 I 6,906 1,765,266 1,805,984 536,49 9 574,350 2,301,755 2,380,334 United States 216,972 220,825 159,028 182,927 1,017,248 1,211,8946 7.06 1 7.25 89.2 97.5 27.7 1 23.6 7,401,379 8,5894,905 16.o 15.3


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


/ Includes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but exoludee the equivalent tonnage of oeal (based
on kilowatt hour per net ton of ooal) consumed in generating power for eleatrio looomotives. 1822-0U S GOVERNMENTPRINTING OFFICE 1933







.21:/ 33


Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3432


Statement No. M-210
JUNE, 1933


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 142 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 153 railways and from 138 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
S Average mile of all mil Locomotive-miles thousandsd) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars e ble Car-milent per Net ton-miles il Car-miles per
Average miles of read Av trage ckilsofall rain-esndUnowedtserviceable unserviceable Carmiles per Net to-miles per loaded
erae d main terae cks Ditrict and region Cars owned on line of a of total cars car-day per car-day train-mile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Easte45,508 4591 51,575 51979 7116 6,378 7372 6,522 171 131 192,rn D41 152,275 120931 97981 Tota Southern District20 41,528 28.4 22.0 102.3 102.6 .1 26.2 19.7 69 331 29.1 27.6 45.1 .2
7,598 ,09.661 9,'785 995,09 1,008 1,111. 1,10 66 62 10,0, 7275 1 4,643 New En. and Region a/. 55,1 55.1206 4. 39 .3 13.+4 ]118.3 18.7 13.3 22.2" 21.11. 272 253 18.1 18.2 14.656 42,
7,5 156 33,7815,09Z ,705 7 1,959 322 25 1b9,40 1lJ 94,356 Great l kes Region 1,40 392,205 42. 37.2. 104 107.9 17.7 12.155.
27.g 1 7.$8 1 6 m Jl *.69 7 1 .7 9a 322 2 1 1 i 6 9,35
135033 1357,321 147,38674 1 47,994 14,51 13433 4,44 13,41 567 46 3177,0273 8 331,324 231,741 210,090 876 Central Eastern Regio ct 553,1372 239. 23.2 10.9 110.9 11.2 9.3 25 1 21.1 349 269 22.3 20. 44.0 41.2
239,24 5 9,37 8083079 81,243 11,637 10,90715 12,997762 311,751 96 791 3 76,919 20,9531 229,951 205,675 Unitedta Eastern District .... 972,509 1,000,74.631 3340.6 26.35 109.0 108.8 165.7 10.7 18.9 16.1 298346 22 25. 23.6 53.1 4.9
SNet Southern trit ton-il
6,01933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1,2933 1,578932 1,291 62933 1932 156 19326,0 33,291 Pocahoras Region 114,692 16,107 21. 933 16.2 95.5 96.8 .0 1932 1933.0 232 19 823 1932 1933 19327 719335 19









62.1 60.9 61.9 64.5 49. 49.8 26,912 22735 23,591 19,733 9,587 7.563 797,630 75,460 Total, Eastern District 2,027 1,810 824 694 14.6 15.0 29,577 27,200 42.5 37.5 11,098 9,328 5,433 4265 1,495714 1299,981 111 114
39,64 39,:0832 43,756 4411.1 5 5,62 5,131 5,794 5,231 1 87 130,491 107,119 74.887 6 ,690 outhe Region 274,828 2 305 273.5 1 3 5 1 41 37
61.508 45,910 51,575 51,979 7, 1 4 6,378 7,379 126,522 17 139,885 192,841 1522709 120,931 ,297981 Total. Southern District 1,7789,520 78413.528 660 28. 22.0 1028,652 102.6 18.1 4411.9 26.2 19.7 469 331,056 79.1 27.6 4 5.1 1140.2
Coal consumpWestertion in road eDistrct:
48147Serviceable Unserviceable4824291 21 40 4151 190 148 116,15 9,160 65Total 99 ,2 Nor Averag milethwestern Rgionf Tin..... 29, 3 95,29 27car- 21.4miles67 105 89 7 19.6il 156 305 21 24.rebl 22e ound of coal
519336521 53546 53 2 6063 6,147 5 9 0 76 ) 1932 64 1793 1 932 1 94 105, 1953 95,266 ntralWestern Region..... 25,1938 36,698 30. 1932 14. 1932.1 19 1.932 19 1932 193 192 19 1932 1933 19
6,45 7,631 432 3,50 10,787 11,139 1,614 ,846 7 789 ,69104 822,786 2 93,73 83,6071 6,08 59,51 So talthwestern Reginstrict... 1148,01 1385 4 49 5 25.0 2.1 139.9 104935 7.7 8.9 310 97.3 29 32 0 223 3,86 6 43,960 14.2 13.8
135,0365 135,321 147,674 147,994 14,251 1 3,433 1,465 311,841 567 7 3 4,2 66 82,08 331,324 231,741 210,090 Total, Western District 43,399 4370,372 28. 25.792 1106 33.9 23 110.9 11.2 9. 2581.2 82.1 .29.7 269248,8782. 264,509.8 1.0 1.2
239,365 20,337540 9 280,079 28121 856 0,5 3499275 12,1169690 1,702 1,44 8 951798 0,530014 2 582,62 513,946 United States............................... 2096,3814 220102,631 918 3. 884 26. 21969 .0 234.517 7.71 107.42 2. 29. 24.26 1.391037 1.43416 13.8 13.7
Car-miles Ton-sides (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in mad service
Gross Net Groseton-miles Average mrls CGross ton-miles Locomotive-
rer per train-hour, mlp Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hour, emclding loe per includingcN ermdcorea per 1,000 gross
loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Tran-hors exdipergtrain-ine iosandlocomotives and Net tons of coal ton-les,
Perrestalocomotives nd 'sserviceemday tPeperoayconsumedincluding
ensto total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nue revenue District and region tenders lenders tenders, per conyivsd
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

S61.9 60. 259 .1 1173 19:973 10,308 8,676 3,920 3,101 315,828 289,009 Great Lakes Region 2,042 1,844 77' N 16.0 16.3 330,021 4 ,59879150.,343 00 127
1.76149.86 9,607 5,113 ;96 12,701 367,069 Central Eastern Region h/ 2,093 1,851 9147 14.1 2,5
11 9 13.6 8,3 3 26,172 40.3 35.5 11,893 9,834 2 5 ,37 810,115 701,919
62.1 60.9 61.9 64.5 45.8 49.8 26,912 22,735 23,591 19,733 9,587 7,563 797,630 725,460 Total, Eastern District 2,027 1,81o 824 694 14.6 15.0 29,577 27,200 42.5 37.5 11,098 9,328 5,433 4,265 1,495,714 1,299,981 1il 114
Southern District:
61.0 59.9 51.2 51.3 8,765 7,273 7,553 6:195 2,903 2,282 337,987 307,395 Southern Region ... 1, 1,208 517 16.6 16.7 22,314 20,155 45.2 0. 5,492 2, 52I1,910 5 9,094 +67,795 125 129
61.5 60.8 .547 55.9 50.2 51.0 14,394 11,379 12,655 9,885 5,606 4,209 1441,674 393,202 Total, Southern District 1.,778 1,550 78 660 16.1116.2 28,652 25,141 44.3 39.0 9,303 7,297 4,107 3,056 781,600 648,157 109 114
695 1060 226 2279,976 262,818Northwestern Reg 1,656 1,390 660 515 15.3 15. 25,322 21,31 41.5 77.7 157 ,094 1,957 1,434 9,1 121
60 62. 91 5. 50.9 .4.5 810 6,57 7,090 5,8075 2792,1western D et i ot17.........4..,091515711
50.1 12,198 10,708 10,504 9,176 3,58 3,100 352,012 334,950 Central Western Region.. 1,709 1,596 58 3559,841 27,394 50.9 15.1 6,719 5,894 2,231 1,930 6737 592,494 111 1i1
60.7 58.4 57.5 61.0 50.9 51.1 6,712 6,003 5,800 5,150 1 726 227,272 215,674 Southwestern Region 1517 1,1025,5192,8 520 78 6526 5,808 2,109 50,795 1,67 105 105
62.2 61.2 59.4 159.7 50.5 49.9 27,090 23,218 23,394 19,928 8.519 6,901 859,260 813,442 Total, Western District_. 1,642 1,484 598 514 16.6 16.5 27,225 24,499 47.9 43.2 6,115 5,229 2'103 1,700 1,486,61211,301,631 110 112
62.0 61.0 59,4 160.9 50.2 50.1 68,396 57,332 59,64o 49,546 23,712 18,673 2,098,564 1,932,104 United States ................. 1,80711,613 718 608 15.7 115.9 28,419 25644 45.0 40,1 8,14 16,796 3,302 32,590 1 ,763,926{3,249,769 110 113
Average number of locomiotives oi line Average somber of freight ears on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service dl
eibU reetStored HonieForeign Total Average milesofcar-miles Passenger- Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable TotalAverage miles of Trainmils Paegertrain ar-miles aner miles per unservieable
rgtrain cars locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
road operated (thousands) thousandss) per train day locomotives commumed tram car-mile
per passenger-



1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1 1932

613 644 452 418 1,065 1 2 113 104 41,34 42,43 26,667 23,091 68,021 65.524 New England Regiona/......... 6,632 6,832 1,916 2,067 11,398 12,604 6.30 6.48 69.6 73.5 35.0 28.7 69,631 74,038 14.8 14.2
264 4,069 4,3 537 859 266,66 2988798 144, 138,026 411,0 426,824 Great Lakes Region- 19,537 20,671 4,723 5,365 38.97 43,183 8,79 8.68 108.1 107.9 31.3 01 2141,23 12.4 12.1
3,433 278 2,220 1,86 5,65 5,764 964 1,883 470,085 491,555 121,571 104,996 591,656 596,551 Central Eastern Region1b/...... 21,885 22,0568 7.3296,08 59 9115.
6,405 7,631 4,382 3,508 10,787 11,139 1,614 2,846 778,104 822,786 293,073 266,113 1,071,177 1,088,899 Total, Eastern District. 48,054 49,559 13,713 15,009 96,325 104,935 7.70 7.60 95,0 97.3 29.8 25.3 583,861 643,960 14.2 131.8
Southern District:
1,038 1,081 283 208 1,321 1 ,29 452 542 93,819 100,955 15,724 il,444 109,543 112,3991Pocahontas Region 55.5..5 7 171 883 4,583 5,099 6.1 6.5 799.904,3 15.1 10. 1 38,284 42,573 17,0 17,0
3,027 3,350 1,327 1,042 4,354 4,392 63 93 217,3 239,309 71,150 72,538 288,989 311,847 Southern Region3,8 2 47936 26647 76 79.0
4,0o65 4,431 1,610 1,250 5,675 5,681 1,085 1,465 311,657 34o,264 86,874 83,982 398,531 424,246 Total, Southern District 43,399 43,899 5,354 5,796 33,230 35,380 6.48 6.40 81.2 182.1 .29.7 24.5 248,878 264,509 15.5 15.5

2,723 2,984 1,032 813 3 7 870 1,227 248,393 263,279 60,537 54,216 308,930 317,495 Northwestern Region .......4... 2,924 43,575 4,106 4,392 27,66 27,930 7,76 7.19 082.8 08s.6 24.7 19.3 177,07 182,077 14.0 14.0
3,86. 3,457 1,366 1,169 4,45 2 91,626 881 1,258 257,459 280,383280,80 6,832 338,349 357,215 Central Western Region. 50,067 50,770 6,041 6,706 4035 4807 92 8.38 105.910. 09 26.310107117,2512.62 12
1 ,037 31 576 2,521 2,613 603 699 101,290 120,736 65,838 5,871 167,128 179,607 Southwestern Region ..31,870 32,299 2,704 2,981 16.733 18.195 96,95 6.50 102.0 105.3 N-9 R2.2 280, 1 028348 12.2
7,699 8,478 3,029 2,558 10,728 11,036 2,354 3,164 607,142 664,398 207,265 189,919 814,407 854,317 Total, Western District 124,861 126,644 12,851 14,079 92,414 94,202 8,29 7.68 96,6 98.7 27,6 22.9 558,298 574,947 12,8 12.
18,169 20,540 9,021 7,316 27,190 27,856 5,053 7,475 1,696,903 1,827,448 587,212 54o0,04 2,284,115 2,367,462 United Statesn ----.................. 216,314 220,102 31,918 34,884 221,969 234,517 7,71 7.42 92.8 6194-.7 29.0 1 24.2 1,391,037 1,483,416 13.8 131.7
1816 In0,ud0 the2 e7uialen an,1l to7,neg fu5feloloonum


a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to le* York Oentral), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
_/ Includes Big Four Llnes (leessor to New Tork Central), for whioh operating etatisticle are reported separately.


1/ Include: the equivalent ooal tonnage or fel oil oonsmned.
/ Includes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of ooal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of ooal) consumed in generating power for electric loooaotives.







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 142 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS--A) representing 153 railways and from 138 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 149 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNt, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

i Locomotive-miles thousandsl Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Per cent Net ton-miles
Average milesof ro Average miles o all Train-miles district and region Cars oed serveable on line o cars eable Ca-miles per Net tn-milper laded Car-miles pe
operated main racks (thousands) of total n d of total cars car-day per car-day train-mile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District,
7,611 761 965 9789 5,817 6,549 6,63 7,434 356 420 16,o020 181,988 83,954 98,136 New England Region a/.. 55,227 55,577 41-3 37.4 122.9 123.5 17.1 11.3 20.1 22.411 20 277 18.8 19.0 43.4 48
23,968 24042 3384 33.793 28,578 30323 30,3 32271 1,707 1850 906,00 964,12 88,315 62,68 Great Lakes Region 38 060 397009 41. 35.4 10. 1093 17.1 113 199 201 21 281 233 23.0 53 53.4
27,00 27428 37,425 7,72 31,271 4,140 34,72 37,598 056 20 916,247 96,880 60,075 658,956 Central Eastern Regionb/ .... 549,16 55305 36. 24.5 106. 106. 1.7 8.8 .3 15.3 250 262 29. 2.6 49.6 49.2
58,579 59,101 80,956 81,307 65,666 71,012 71,689 77,303 5,119 5,479 1,955,567 2,133,650 1,275,344 1,351,760 Total, Eastern District.... 96,103 1,006,591 38.6 29.9 108.5 105.7 15.2 9.9 16.5 17.6 262 270 25.6 25.2 50.7 50.5
Southern District:
6,037 6,077 7,8 7,Wk ,3 8,140 8,161 8.,536 8,530 343 325 312,426 297,849 239,462 226,991 Pocahontas Region ........ ..... 114,761 116,907 20.4 14.4 95.1 94.0 3.6 2.6 28.0 26.5 67 642 43.4 43.1 68.8 65.3
39,546 39,814 43,41 44,123 32,434 32,992 33,285 33,694 587 577 711,669 717,186 441,046 445,618 Southern Region 275,941 298,465 29.2 22.2 106.9 105.9 20.6 13.8 21.6 20.2 300 279 22.5 22.3 6.5 6
45.583 "5,891 51,645 51,961 40,574 41,153 41,821 42,224 930 902 1,024,095 1,015,035 680,508 672,609 Total, Southern District.. 390,702 415,372 27.1 20.4 103.4 102.5 16.0 10.9 23.3 21.8 404 372 28.9 28.4 43.0 42.0
Western District:
48,149 48,15 52 5 2,67 2,294 24,646 26,27 1 997 579,302 599,436 328491 347,794 Northwestern Region ....... 290,425 295,581 25. 21.6 107.7 10.8 7.9 6.6 16.0 16.3 241 274 20.6 22.7 39.9 384
53,0 5~,59 ,496 6, 34136 3,303 35,710 37,968 1, 3 1,770 891,239 986,861 537,216 558,079 Central Western Region 326,813 337442 30.1 23.7 105.3 10.1.0 9.9 22.9 2.3 299 317 .9 20.9 42. 44.6
33,427 33,562 34344 34 9 21,777 22,210 22,078 22122 322 336 506,80 517,835 328,315 345,122 Southwestern Region .. 122,300 140,201 24.8 21.6 137.3 129.2 9.3 8.5 27.5 26.2 66 333 21.9 21.2 39.3 39.
135,076 135,235 147,721 147,912 79,591 53,807 52,434 86,617 2,896 3,103 1,977,371 2,104,132 1,194,022 1,290,995 Total, Western District 739,538 773,224 27.2 22.5 111.5 111.0 10.3 ..4 21.2 21.7 291 290 21.9 21.5 40.8 141.4
239,538 240,227 280,322 1281,180 15.531 195,972 195,944 206,144 85,945 9,44 4,9987,033 5252,8547 3,149,874 3,345,3.64 United States ............................... 2,116,343 2,195,47 31.-7 25.1 108.6 108.3 13.6 9.6 19.6 19.9 297 296 24.8 24.411 44.7 1144.8
Car-miles Ton-miles (lions) Traffic density Cal consumption in mad service of
Gross Net Groms ton males Average mi Gross ton-mil Locomotive-
Groer train-mile, Net ton-miles ere per train-hour, Locomotiv Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
r m Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locomind per trmn-mile trains n freight locoId i locomotive- lcotdiand Net ton-miles per 1,000 gro
er t loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Dstrct and region s service terday n rck per mileof road onsumedincluding
and tenders andtender, mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 193 1932 1 93 3 19321933 193 2 1933 1932 1933 19321932 1933 193 2 1 933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
66.0 65.0 57.2 57.0 49.5 1 9.5 10,195 11,489 8,743 9,854 3,066 3,458 395,445 457,003 New England Region a/.. 1,503 1,504 527 528 14.7 14. 22,109 21,561 36.2 40.0 5,816 6,449 2,226 2,490 608,026 69,841 119 120
60.6 60.7 65.2 661 50,2 50.3 6 4 67,066 55,798 58,680 21,107 22,13 1,77539 1,919,21 Great Lakes Region 1,92 1,939 2 16.1 15.2 952 9 7 16.1 1,429 30,575 429 .5 10,420 10,904 4,865 5,070 3,613247 30,18 113 11
60.3 60.0 66 65.4 9.8 49.6 70376 75,295 61,370 65,644 26,599 22 2,260,214 2,474,339 Central Eastern Regionb/ 1,9 1,923 851 827 13.8 13.8 27,152 26,530 36.6 38.5 10,389 10,967 5,35 5,655 4,794,859 5,12090 136 13
60.9 60.7 64.2 65.0 50.0 49.9 144,405 153,850 125,911 134,178 50,772 53,869 4,431,053 4,850,556 Total, Eastern District 1,917 1,890 773 759 14.8 14.6 28,416 27,662 3s.9 40.6 9,855 10,397 4,764 5,008 9,016,132 9,702,119 125 12M
Southern District
56.6 56.8 47.1 4895 49.9 50.0 28,673 27,4o4 25,865 24,625 13559 12,842 572.837 577,574 Pocahcntas Region 3,177 3,017 1,666 1,574 14.2 141 45,148 42,65 374 0 0,299 19,210 12,40 11,610 1,359,aoo 1.314,269 95 96
61.7 61.7 59.0 59.2 50.5 50.4 49,310 49,623 42,331 42,632 16,ool0 16,024 1,960,451 2,023,284 Southern Region 1,305 1,292 493 486 16.5 16.3 21,592 21,071 42.9 3.1 6,214 6,179 2,236 2,211 3,403,993 3,437,261 15 19
60.1 60.1 55.4 56.0 50.3 50.3 77,953 77,027 6s,194 67,257 29,560 28,566 2,533,288 2,600,858 Total, Southern District 1,681 1,634 729 701 16.0 15.8 26,919 25,860 41.6 42.0 8,342 8,145 3,583 3,456 4,762,193 4,751,530 122 123
Western District:
6.8 63. 58.0 55.0 50o- : .6 40,725 41,54 35,045 35,758 15,669 1,97 1,59,707 1,683,895 Northwestern Region .. 1,40 1,414 577 5 15.4 15. 22,761 21,255 37.3 39.2 4,255 4,316 1,56 1,551 2,690, 2,85',04 132 17
62.4 62. 59. 59.9 496 9.6 62,660 68,341 53,427 58,576 18,621 20,658 1.940,310 2,159,725 Central Western Region 1,565 1,64 545 5 17.6 16.8 27,535 27,122 5.9 47.2 5,723 6,202 1,923 2121 3,919,689 4,25',491 125 1
607 60. 56. 58.3 50.9 50.6 36,131 36,828 31,021 31,694 11,113 10,971 1,297,536 1,340,691 Southwestern Rglon. 1,424 1,427 510 4 16.8 16.6 23,907 23,640 4.7 47.6 5,812 5,69 1,37 1,796 2,112,445 2,0 60 117 113
62.14 62.0 58.2 58.1 50.3 50.2 139,516 146,717 119,493 126,028 43,403 45,226 4,777,553 5,184,311 Total, Western District 1,501 1,504 545 540 16.7 16.2 25,011 24,309 143.6 44.5 5,218 5,450 1,775 1,838 8,722,594 9,195,585 125 15
61.3 61.1 60.0 60.5 50.1 50.1 361,904 377,594 313,598 327,463 123,735 127,962 11,741,894 12,635,725 United States ....... ................ 1,688 1,671 666 653 15.8 15.5 26,708 25,916 41.3 42.4, 7,133 7,378 2,854 2,927 22,500,919 23,649,234 124 125

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

Coal consumption in road service df
I P ng Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles taincm miles per unserviceable
road operated (thouands) (thousand,) ertr locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
626 675 44110 403 1,066 1,07 11 100 43,04 42,089 24,807 26,535 67,881 68,624 New England Region a/... 6,660 6,834 11,473 12,486 65,992 75,9 6.10 6.42 68.1 73.0 34.4 28.2 446,177 497,552 16.4 15.9
2,19 2,784 1,70 1,527 4,122 4,311 611 820 281,7 288,810 133,064 145,061 14711 433,871 Great Lakes Region ........... 19,673 20,59 28212 3309 214,995 260,368 8.21 8.42 102.8 107.1 313 30.2 1,381,523 1,615,391 14.1 1.5
3,648 4,394 2,06 1,424 5,710 5,818 1,25 1,749 482,17 48,802 10115 108,430 587,302 592,232 Central Eastern Region/. 21,939 22,58 1 42,180 47,237 266,718 307,342 7.03 7.11 92.5 100.4 25.3 20.9 1,905,377 2,219,808 17.3 16
6,693 7,853 4,205 3,354 10,898 11,207 1,985 2,669 806,908 814,701 262,986 280,026 1,069,894 1,094,727 Total, Eastern District_ 4,272 50,005 81,865 92,817 547,705 643,693 7.31 7.50 90.9 97.4 29.0 25.4 3,733,077 4,332.751 15.4 15.1
Southern District:
1,04 1,097 268 A84 1,311 1,21 466 490 95,773 9,259 13,310 11,583 109,03 109,842 Pocahontas Region .. .. 5,561 5,719 4,29 5538 28,350 32579 6.16 6.10 100.2 109 1.8 9.1 253,026 9,53 18.2 18.0
3:a 3,5685,7279096 94698,2.7225,35072,5729:1696.10u100.2R105.951:.S 9.12 6,1 5.2 15.0
308 398 1,271 969 60 4,367 698 856 223,082 238,098 72,010 77,921 295,092 316,019 Southern Region .... 37,907 358,198 28,824 32,35 188,071 21031 6.84 6.7 819 877 2.7 3.7 1,445.456 1,604,729 158 15
4,132 4,495 1,539 1,153 5,671 5,648 1,164 1,346 318,855 336,357 85,320 89,504 404,175 425,861 Total, Southern District 43,468 43,917 33,653 37,933 216,421 242,895 6.74 6.68 84.2 90.3 27.8 21.9 1,698,482 1,894,482 16.2 16.0




7,877 8,585 2,945 2,489 10,822 11,072 2,720 2,987 628,04.5 658,8538 196,857 199,101 824,902 857,939 Total, Western District 125,107 126,779 75,4857 7,062 475,093 559,774 7.23 7.32 91.7 o100.3 26.8 22.7 3,360,869 3,540,54 15.1 14.5
1,702 20931 ,69 6,996 27391 27,927 572 7002 1,753,80 1,09,96 54516 56,61 2,29,971 2,378,527 United States Reg.......................... .. 216,47 220,704 190,945 217,812 1,239,219 1,446,362 7.17 728 898 97.1 27.9 23.7 792,2 10,068,117 15.6 15.


aIludoes Boston & Albany (lessor to New TYork Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Inoludes Big Four Lines (lessor to NW TYork Central), for whioh operating statistics are reported separately.


/ Inoludee the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Inoludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil oonmsued but exoludes the equivalent tounage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of ooal) consumed In generating power for electric locomotives. 12227-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 193


JUNE, 1933





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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS B) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1933 AND 1932


Statement No. M-210
JULY, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

of road Averag mil all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per centt all cars Per cent Net tonmiles er
operg iatadtAsernge nles o, all Train-mles unservioeable or cIte af caes annevicrabseaoftotacar-day pe r car-day train-amile
Averae re o r main tracks et Ooti-cte and regiontCars ,nedt an owned a e t car-ile
operate Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Easter D str ct:
7,59 7631 9,642 9785 1027 959 1,17 1,069 4 8 30,932 24,857 15,601 13388 NeEngland Region a/ ...... 55094 55,368 42.9 39.8 123.1 118.2 18.8 13.6 22.1 18.9 27 22 1.8 18.5 46.3 40.9
23,9 24,194 33,791 3,07 5,402 4,607 5,766 4,867 3 2 181,032 140,491 114,753 91,258 Gre3t Lakes Region 368562 391,296 42.0 38.1 111.9 108.8 17.2 12.1 23.1 17.6 343 23 24.2 22.2 55.8 1.3
27,175 27,313 37,265 37,48 6,137 5,04 6,925 5,503 669 46 195,477 142,922 124,735 93,676 Central Eastern Region b;. 544,13 552,395 40.6 27.2 110.6 107.5 15.9 10.0 17.2 12.9 322 218 30.7 28.1 53.2
58,696 59,138 80,698 81,348 12,566 10,606 13,868 11,439 1,103 771 407,441 308,270 255,089 198,322 Thtal, Eastern District 968,069 999,059 41.4 32.6 111.8 108.6 16.6 11.1 19.7 15.1 327 226 26.9 24.6 53.7 48.8
Southe n District:
6, 6 6,077 7,868 7839 1,62 1,264 1,714 1,310 76 44 68,742 46,763 54,412 34,42 Pocahontas Region 114,976 115,972 22.3 1 .0 91.7 9.1 4.4 3.4 3.7 23.3 954 594 45.4 44.4 76.7 65.3
39,45 39,797 43,741 ,106 5,904 4913 6,101 5,010 116 82 136,864 98,916 81,642 61:569 Southern Region 274,664 297,371 31.1 2.8 103.7 10.0 24.6 15.7 2.7 16.7 363 233 23.4 22.6 38.0 33.
45,501 45,874 51,609 51,945 7,531 6,177 7,815 6,320 192 126 205,606 145,679 136,054 96,o41 Tbtal, Southern District 389,640 413,343 29.1 23.0 100.2 102.1 19.1 12.4 28.2 18.5 522 330 30.7 29.6 46.3 40.1
Western District
48,106 48,201 52,838 52942 4,685 4,152 4,923 4,292 202 153 125,679 92,600 80,343 59,891 Northwestern Regin 288,253 294,910 27.4 22.1 107.7 108.1 .0 7.4 21.4 1.4 332 210 25.5 22.4 45.0 37.7
53,480 3,660 471 60 76 6437 6,231 6,766 6 52 342 308 179,500 165334 112,590 111,422 Central Western Region.... 321,200 336,052 30.4 24.4 104.6 107.2 1.1 11.2 28.0 24.8 74 306 21.7 20.7 45.4 45.3
33,365 33,576 34,283 34,493 3:769 3,486 3,821 3,52 56 53 90,290 75,930 58,610 46,670 Southwestern Region 118,621 132,702 25.3 22.3 137.C 132.2 10.1 9.1 29.6 22.5 413 307 23.0 22.0 40.4 36.1
134,951 135,437 147,592 148,111 14,891 13,869 15,510 14,343 600 514 395,469 333,s64 251,543 217,983 Total, Western District 728,074 763,664 28.2 23.1 111.1 111.9 11.4 9.4 25.8 20.8 366 270 23.2 21.5 44.4 40.7
239,148 240,449 279,899 281,404 34,988 30,652 37,193 32,102 1,895 1,411 1,008,516 787,813 642,686 512,346 United States 2,085,783 2,176,066 33.6 26.9 109.4 108.5 15.2 10.7 23.3 17.8 374 260 26.2 24.2 48.2 43.4
Car-males Ton-mioes (miios') Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/

Gro Net eros ton Average miles per tran L-hour ocomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
tiretra i Nettaiilr perhisi i nclutieandper 1,000 gross
Per rent loaded Per ieint -athundl Train-hoursln pt tre-mal, a tra~ in freight locot and mote- loco is and Nmile o d Nettonse of coal t-pe mileigr
Per ct loaded east f tta Including locomives Excludng locontes revenue and nonrevenue Dstt : l t'lers service tenders ileo intracks per day lcmtie and
atdad tndermle of main rck locomotives and
and tender and tenderper day tenders


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District.
66.5 65.0 59.6 61.1 50.0 49.8 1,890 1,564 1,626 1,330 582 459 69,973 64,482 New England Region a/ 1,584 1,387 567 479 14.7 14.9 23,244 20,629 38.0 33.9 6,324 5,157 2,477 1,943 102,701 88,296 109 113
612 60.6 630 66 8 50.1 50 0 12,787 9,813 11,245 8533 4 380 3,117 337369 283 320 Great Lakes Region 2,082 1,852 811 677 16.0 16.3 33,330 30,118 48.5 38.1 12,208 9,289 5,901 4,156 633,335 500,361 99 102
61.0 60.4 60.9 63.6 49.4 49:5 15,138 10,879 13,317 9,463 6,60o6 4,013 461,681 360,334 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,170 1,878 979 796 13.3 14.0 28,845 26,261 43.5 33.3 13,104 9,362 7,130 4,739 905,707 679,773 120 125
61.5 60.9 61.7 64.9 49.7 49.8 29,815 22,256 26,188 19,326 10,968 7,589 869,023 7C8,136 Total, Eastern District 2,084 1,822 873 716 14.5 15.0 30,135 27,292 44.9 35.2 11,918 8,826 6,028 4,140 1,641,743 1,268,430 110 114
Southern District
5 .8 57.6 4 0.8 44.9 49.3 49.8 6 463 4,325 5,883 3,898 3,120 2,074 114,537 86,984 Poahontas Region 3,616 3,083 1,918 1,641 14.2 14.5 51,363 44,808 43.7 33.8 26,496 17,798 16,619 11,010 258,208 181,472 80 84
62.6 61.6 59.7 58.8 50.8 50.8 9,437 6,913 8,148 5,882 3,202 2,239 360o,689 289361 Southern Region 1,380 1,197 542 '456 16.4 17.0 22,589 20,328 46.0 37.3 6,960 5.056 2,619 1,815 589,312 443,496 125 128
60.2 60.3 53.4 54.3 50.3 50.4 15,900 11,238 14,031 9,780 6,322 4,313 475,226 376,345 Total, Southern District 1,863 1,583 840 698 15.8 16.4 29,524 25,986 45.5 36.5 9,938 6,979 4,482 3,033 847,520 624,968 107 111
Western District
61.0 60.7 59.4 557 49.5 48.4 9,145 6,664 8,004 5,725 3,199 2 077 302,523 263,8 32 Northwestern Region 1,708 1,379 683 500 15.5 15.7 26,457 21,698 44.2 37.5 5,583 4,061 2,145 1,390 516,145 403,425 113 121
6 59.7 6o.8 65 50.1 49.4 12879 11935 11,1o0 23 3,891 3'418 365,097 364 ,527 Central Western Region 1,725 1,643 605 49 17.6 17.1 30,403 28,081 51.4 .6 6,870 6,345 2,347 2,055 65, 651,031 108 109
60 61.9 55.3 58.9 50.4 52.1 6,453 5,401 5,557 4:592 2,080 1:668 221,633 2C3,515 Southwestern Region 1,474 1,317 552 478 17.0 17.1 25,075 22,564 49.6 44.0 6,071 5,051 2,010 1,602 342,598 289,780 106 107
61.1 60.5 59.1 61.3 50.0 49.7 28,477 24,000 24,661 20,553 9,170 7,163 889,253 831,874 Total, Western Distric t 1,656 1,482 616 516 16.7 16.7 27,732 24,707 48.5 43.3 6,224 5,227 2,192 1,706 1,554,188 1,344,240 109 112
61.1 60.6 59.0 61.4 49.9 49.9 74,192 57,494 64,880 49,659 26,460 19,065 2,233,502 1,916,355 United States 1,854 1,620 756 622 15.7 16.0 29,049 25,913 46.4 38.7 8,551 6,591 3.569 2,558 4,043,4513,237,638 109 119
Aeriage mn.iiler of lcs,-oitolves .,1 .i.I Average number of freight rars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d,
Locomotive- Per cent ____________________________
Serviceable UereTotal Stored Home Foreign Total tt and rego Aerag ted llfan-m Passenr-trand)car-i t 3teal Net tons of coal seo
consumed rain car-mile



1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1932 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 191932 19331 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 ] 1932 19331 1932


1,063
4,071
5,626
10,760

1,320
4,355
5,675


2,519
10,726
27,161


1 ,074
4,334
5,786
11,194

1 ,292
4,403

5,695

6829
'629
2,621
11,079
27.968


96
452
730
1,278

4o6
594
1,000

759
831
604
2,194
4.472


40,305
255,871
458,795
754,971

88,174
211,007
299,181

243,514
248:926
97,455
589,895
1.644.047


43,266
298,065
492,926
834,257

100,954
236,877

337,831

263,802
279,144
118,362
661,308
1,833,396


27,523
156,546
143,212
327,281

17,303
73,883
91,186

67,061
87,012
64,999
219,072
637.539


22,175
127,828
100,975
250,978

11,662
72,503
84,165


55,018
81,202
57,025
193,245
528,388


67,828
412,417
602,007
1,082,252

105,477
284,890
390,367

310,575
335,938
162,454
808,967
2,281,586


65,441
425,893
593,901
1,085,235

112,616
309,380
421,996

318,820
360,346
175,387

854,553
2,361,784


Eastern District:
New England Region a/ ........
Great Lakes Region
Central Eastern Regions 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


6,646
19,516
21,752

47,914

5,591
37,487
43,078

42,878
49,911
31,870
124,659


6,859
20,357
22,013
49,229

5,716
38,149
43,865

43,608
50,766
32,257
126,631


1,994
4,983

14,379

795
4,736

5,531

4,070
5,986
2,758
12,814


2,165
5,469
7,869
15,503

892
4,990

5,882

4,460
6: 861
3,027
14,348


215,651 219,725 32,724 35,733


12,096
40,113
48,905

101,114

4,761
29,754

34,515

26,975
44,292
16,759

88,026
223,655


1434
:3o6
51,025
108,765

5,181
30,386

35,567

29,018
49,048
18,613

96,679
241,011


6.42
8.65
7.31

7.67

6.29
6.56

6.52

7.65
8.65
6.87
7.94


6.58
8.78
7.09

7.63

6.10
6.38
6.34



6.97
7.73


70.8
113.3
100.0
98.2

100.4
78.6
81.2

79.3
102.8
98.6
93.3


7.56 7.44 92.9 95.1 28.9 24.3


70,722
229,888
305,911

606,521

38,347
219,981

258,328

174,528
269,556
100,714

544,798
1,409,647


77.33o
246:113
337,821
661,264

42,975
222,770
265,745

186,469
296,761
107,407
590,637
1,517,646


14.1
12.4
15.4

14.0

16.4
15.4

15.5

14.1
12.8
12.6

13.2
13.9


13.8
12.0
15.1
13.7

16.9
15.1
15.4

13.8
12.7
12.1
12.9
13.6


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
S on kilowatt hour per net ton of coal) consumed in generating sower for electric locomotive.


?/:7 3


607
2,360
3,340
6,307

1,026
3,000
4,026

2,718
3,105
1,880
7,703
18,036


646
2 ,684
4,211
7,541

1,073
3,311
4,384

2,983
3,501
2,035

8,519
20,444


456
1,711
2,286
4,453

294
1,355
1,649

1,025
1,359
639

3,023
9,125


428
1,650
1,575
3,653

219
1,092
1,311

846
1,128
586
2,560
7,524


;OIR)


SIncludes Boston & Albany (leeur to New York Central), for which operating statistics are orted separately.
b/ Includes Big Four Tinese (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics ere retorted separately.


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

Compiled from 141 reports of fre-ght service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger sen ice statistics (Form OS. B) representing 1482 raiwal-

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE

Locomotive-miles (thousandlt Car-miles (thousands)
-r l d Average miles of all Traum-mles
erage ile of road main tracksd tousaois P E
operated operated Principal and helper Ligh Loaded Empty


1933 1932


7,606 76
23:964 2,06
27,282 27,411
58,852 59,106

6,040 6,077
39,532 39,812
45,572 45,889

48,143 g,1561
33,141 33,560
135,058 135,261


1932 1933 1932


1933


1932


1933 1932


1933


1932


])l irt t a tilt i loll


1~ I ______ 1 ______ 1 _____ 4 ______ 4 ______ _____ I ____ I 4 4 I 4


6,844
33,980
37,408
78,232

9,767
32,337
48,104

28 ,364
40:,73
25,546
94,483


34:930
39,179
81,618

9,426
37,904
47,330

297,676
25,696
97,676


,810
36,100
41,647
85,557

10,251
39,326
49,637

29, 569
42:476
25,898
97,943


8,504
,71398
3,101
88,743

9,840
38,703
48,543



1025,960
1oo,96o
-i ... h


430
2,067
3,725
6,222

419
703
1,122



377
3,496
i^ n A^


478
2,100
3,673
6,251



1,028

1,150
2,077
389
3,616


193,952 206,845
1,087,332 1,105,303
1,111,724 1,129,802
2,393,008 2,441,950

31,168 344,612
248,533 216,102
1,229,701 1,160,714

704,981 692,036
1,070,739 1,152,195
597,120 593,765
2,372,840 2,437,996
Q~; 4 ( ~o ;(,


99,525 111,524
703,o08 715,926
727,810 752,632
1,530,433 1,580,082

293,874 261,463
522,687 507,187
816,561 768,650

408,834 407,685
649,806 709,501
386,925 391,792
1,445,565 1,508,972


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


FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Pe r r nt ll Pe cent Net tonltlile,
So unserviceable n line l ca" anserviceable Car-miled per Net ton-miles r id ( .ir-nles pel
l ofot n'e, of total car, car-day per ear-day r. tra-nule-ni
locomotives on line


1933 1932


55,207 55,546
379,257 396,187
549,106 554,039
983,570 1,005,772

114,792 116,772
275,75 8 298,3014

390,550 415,076

290,115 295,483
323,214 337,243
121,762 139,123

735,097 771,849
2 109 5217 I 1 92 697


1933 1932 1933 1932


123.0 122.8
109.4 108.9
107. 106.9
109.0 10.6

94.6 94.4
106.2 10l5.6
102.8 102.5
107.8 108.0
105.3 106.2
137.2 129.5
111.6 111.1
1a. 10 or 3


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41.5
36.8
39.0

20.7
29.4
27.4

25.6
30.2
24.9
27.4
32.0


37.7


30.3

14.8
22.6
20.8

21.7
23.8
21.7
22.6
25.3


I 253 2


1933 I 1932


17.3 11.6
17.1 11.5
14.0 9.0
15.4 10.1

3.7 2.7
21.2 14.0
16.5 11.1

2.0 6.7
13.2 10.1
9.14 .6
10.5 8.5
55,K Q.


1933 1932


20.4 21.9
20.4 1.8
14.7 1N.9
17.3 17.3

29.3 25.8
22.1 19.7
24.0 21.3

16.8 16.2
23.9 24.4
27.2 25.7
22.0 21.6
20.1 1 .6


1933 i 1932


253 270
290 275
261 256
272 264

725 635
309 272
422 366

254 231
312 315
372 329
302 287
09 t 291


1933 [ 1932 1933


18.8 18.9
23.4 22.9
29.3 28.5
25.8 25.2


22.6 2 .:
29.2 28.6

23.9 22.6
21.0 20.9
22.1 21.3
22.2 21.5
25.1 24.3


1932


239,42 24.0,256 280,264 281,209 1 220,819 j 22b,b21- | 2j ,137 \ 138,24 J.u,- 1u,o5, 5,95,5'9 o,38,oov .,o 7* united Sataese *- -- i I-,*, I 1' '- .. L .. ._. I .1 I ----- I ---L _
Cr-miles Tonles (mionaffic density oal consumption in rod sece c

Gross Net Cre-ross ton-ih GroS- tonomnle lioootie-
rrat seati- per trarm-mile N t Arage mile- per trainI-hout i ocom e, Gross ton-miles. Pounds of co.!
Train-hours percludm- Net on-mid- per htour excluding lr including Net l per 1,000 gros,
Per cent loaded Per eit easthloud locomotivesngd ep1 a-n ams i freight lmot. nd olocomote- motives and e tml Net lns of coal ton-mites,
Scent loaded east of total Inclding locomotrd es Eluding locomotives R nnie and nionrnv(i ini e D int i:- i il pi- lIeini tenders ,de tenders, per per ile of road consumed Including
and tenders atnd Iildert nule of main tracks per da oomotivs and
per dat tender-


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 19 1932 19 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District
666 Neas .. srgland Regon a1,515 1 1,489 533 522 14.7 114.4 22,280 a21, 446 36.5 39.2 5,890 6261 2,262 2,1410 710,8143 772,139 112 119
66.1 65.0 57. 57.5 149.6 49.5 12,086 13,054 10,369 11,1224 3,61648 3,918 1465415 521,141 rea La 724 16.1 15
30 .2 2 2 6Z,039 67 4 253197 2 2 93 3 8 2-7 103680 10660 5:01 6 4 4 0
60:Z4.2.766,502 50. ,617 76279 6214 25,422354,9 2112,7632kenRegion 1,973724926.7505-9 31,730 353 1. 10662 5 6936 14,26,59 14,330,57 11 11
6 60.0 639 65 97 9.6 5,513 6,174 74:688 75:106 32:605 32,21 2721,95 2:834,673 Central Eastern Region b 1997 1:917 72 23 13.7 13. 27,440 26,96 37.6 37.8 10,74 10,734 5,637 5,522 5,699,506 5,81,63 133 13
61.0 60.7 63.8 65.0 49.9 49.9 174,216 176,106 152,095 153,504 61,737 61,458 5,300,076 5,558,692 Total, Eastern District 1,944 1,881 789 753 14.8 14.7 28,697 27,615 39.8 39.8 10,156 10,168 4,948 4,882 10,656,931 10,970,549 122 125
0.023511852'216606273714 6611,512SonthernDistract
6. 5 56.9 45-9 48.0 49. 0 35,1 6 31 729 31 745 2852 16, 679 14,916 67,374 664,558 pocahontas Region 3,250 3,026 1,708 1,583 1 14.2 46,14 42,920 3.4 37.4 21,212 19,004 13,025 11,523 1,616,40 1,495,741 92 94
61.9 61.7 59.1 59.1 50.5 50.14 5877 56:536 50:479 48,51 19:203 18,263 2,321:1 2,31265 Sothern Region 1,317 1,20 501 1482 16.5 16.4 21,747 20,97 43.4 42.3 6,322 6,016 2,291 2154 3,993,305 3,20,757 136 137
60.1 60.2 55.0 55.8 50.3 50.3 93,883 88,265 82,224 77,037 35,882 33,179 3,008,514 2,977,203 Total, Southern District 1,709 1,628 746 701 16.0 15.9 27,330 25,876 42.2 41.2 8,575 7,975 3,714 3,395 5,609,713 5,376,498 120 122
95.2 55-.1 750 .3' 149,270 48,21 0409 41,482 16,268 1Z,672 1,842,230 1,947,727 Northwestern Region. 1518 1 409 595- 52 15:.4 15.1 23,362 21,29 :9 4,449 14,279 1,653 1,52 2o6 ,605 ,256,463 129 135
1477 323222,504975.11,6125527,9295,890 6,223,751,9215
60.7 60.2 56.2 5 50 50 425 42,222 36:57 36:26 13,193 12:639 1:519:169 1 144,206 Southwestern Region 1,32 1,412 516 92 1. 16.6 24,078 23,49 48.9 47.1 5,50 5,750 ,62 1,76 2,453,3 2,37,556 115 113
62.1 61.8 58-3 58.6 50.2 50.1 167,993 170,717 144,154 146,581 52,570 52,390 5,666,206 6,016,185 Total, Western District 1,526 1,501 556 536 16.7 16.2 25,438 24,364 44.3 44.3 5,365 5,418 1,836 1,818 10,275,132 10,538,501 122 123
61.3 61.0 59.8 60.6 50.1 50.0 436,092 435,088 378,473 377,122 150,189 147,027 13,975,396 14,552,080 United States.. 1,714 1,664 680 649 15.8 15.6 27,081 25,915 42.1 41.9 7,340 7,264 2,958 2,873 26,541,776 26,885,548 122 124
Average number of locomotive Is on ne A\ rage number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road setice di
Sernceable Unserviceable Total Stored lotnt I.oreigni ota \ierage Tnole of Trainmile P -eiger-tram ca-nl Pantenger- miles per unserviceable
)le[ and CEr roadi opelated iuondsl Ilithousand, rntrain locomotive- of total Nettonsof oal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
623 671 43 4 4W6 1,066 1 077 116 102 42,670 42,261 25,212 25,9140 67,882 62,201 New England Regiona 6,652 6,232 1,467 14,652 72,022 29,412 6.15 6.45 62.5 73.2 34. 2.4 g16,946 54, 16.1 15.6
S 2769 1,703 1, 544 4 1 590 2 278 ,30 289 1 13, 46s il14342 41:498 431,531 GreatLakeRego 19,650 2059 19 1 255102 3 614 82. 147 104 1401 3e n 1 2, 2 2 08 1, 1 ,1614 2:
,3:6 4,362 2,095 1, 4 5,698 514 1,79 1,7 478,9 485,006 110,99g8 l7,275 589,987 592,281 Central Eastern Regionbi 21,913 22,500 ,5582 55,106 315,623 35 7 7.07 7.11 93.6 100.4 25.7 20.9 2,211,288 2,557, 29 17.0
6,637 7,808 4,241 3,397 10,878 11,205 1,885 2,700 799,689 816,456 272,678 275,557 1,072,367 1,092,013 Total, Eastern District 48,221 49,897 96,243 108,320 648,819 752,459 7.37 1.52 91.9 97.5 29.1 25.5 4,339,645 4,994,015 15.6 14.9
t1.9 21 90 1,1 1,223149Southern District.
1 1 ,93 27 190 1312 1 2 45 498 94,627 92,644 13,8 11,595 10,571 1102 9 Pocahontas Region 555 571 5,624 6,430 33 60 100.2 103 13.7 9.5 291,373 332,722 17.9 17.
3,076 3,325 1,21 927 4,360 14372 623 273 221,373 238,012 71,592 77,117 292,971 315,129 Southern Region g3,61 32,191 33,560 37,325 217,226 21-0,702 6.20 6.73 81.5 26.3 30.0 214.1 1,665,1437 1,827,199 15.2 15.6
4,117 4,478 1,555 1,177 5,672 5,655 1,141 1,371 316,060 336,656 85,482 88,712 401,542 425,368 Total, Southern District 43,176 43,909 39,184 43,815 250,937 278,462 6.71 6.64 83.7 89.0 28.0 22.3 1,956,810 2,160,227 16.1 16.0
Western District.
2,2 0 2 2 96 Q 29 ,777 Z 821 100 l 1 1137 203'754 261,193 5, 981 357 ,793 312,735 318,986 Northwestern Region 42,987 43,556 27,944 4 1,32 165,238 127,722 6.75 6.71 7.9 6.2 23. 20.2 1,254,687 1,407,259 16.6 16.1
S 3 1,5 1, 9 2 1,00 26069 2761631 79539 81 679 340 238 35 310 Central Western Regionn 50,102 50,6 41,121 4,467 24,339 335,252 .07 .02 99.0 109.1 30.4 25.1 1,906,49 2,199,106 14.1 13.
1,905 2,055 31 571 2:536 2,626 633 687 105,463 121,510 61,64 5,:641 167,110 120:151 Southwestern Region 31,954 32,316 19,177 21,595 113,541 133,418 6.66 6.95 100.4 106.1 24.9 21.8 7404,3 8214,774 13.7 12.9

7,851 8,573 2,956 2,499 10,207 11,072 2,643 3,011 619,916 659,334 200,167 198,113 820,083 857,447 Total, Western District 125,043 126,758 88,242 101,410 563,118 656,452 7.34 7.38 91.9 100.2 26.9 22.6 3,905,228 4,431,139 14.8 14.2
18,605 20,859 8,752 7,073 27,357 27,932 5,669 7,082 1,735,665 1,812,446 558,327 562,32 2,293,992 2,374,828 United States 216,440 220,564 223,669 253,545 1,462,874 1,687,373 7.23 7.30 90.2 96.8 28.1 23.8 10,201,683 11,585,381 15-.3 14.
g1 nlde h qtln ol ong e0ulalestuol


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


Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
SIncludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel loil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives., i227 us GOVRNMENT PRINTInG OFFICE 13


9,679


80,919

7,813
43:,3o
51,643

214,75
6,92
34,335
147,702


JULY, 1933


9,78
33,.35
37,690
81,313


44:121
51,959




147,937


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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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1933 AND 1932


Statement No. M-210
AUGUST, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Averamiles of all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Per cent Net ni ide Car-miles per
Average miles of romad mTrai-milepDistrict and region Cars owned unserv on line of cars of total cars ca er Net ton-miles per loaded train-mile
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932


724 .6 ? l 7 1,20l ,0 73 5 )0,210 25,27 14,715 12,4 NewEnand Region a/ 55.03 55,365 43.5 40.0 121.6 118.7 18.5 14.3 21.7 1. 26 229 1 6 .14 47 3.7
S 27192 3 3 5 6 26 177,6152 140,622 117,315 91,1O0 Gr3eat Bes Region. 5,300 3915,117 41.2 38.7 111.7 108.7 16.3 12.7 23.3 17. 4722o 54 5
2:1757 27313 6 37: 1 M 7:122 5576 62 193:506 144,323 123,061 92,505 Centra e Eastern Region b/. 43.035 552,159 410.0 28.5 110.3 107.9 15.5 10.8 17.0 1.5 3 227 '' 2 '
58,639 59,130 80,640 81,340 12,868 10,679 14,178 11,522 1,113 776 400,868 310,222 255,124 196,125 Total, Eastern District 963,080 998,641 40.8 33.7 111.5 108.8 16.2 11.8 19.7 15.0 335 235 27.8 25.5 52.0 48.4
Southern district: 69.5
6,058 ,0 7,46 ,S 1,659 1,325 1,740 174 68,721 50,211 56,47 1 40495 ocahotasReion 11 ,9 1153694 238 1 8 -9 93.7 4.6 1. 94 27.0 1,011 67 46 45 76.5 7 6
39,391 39,770 43,6 44:9 5,570 4:92 5,746 4.,996 108 87 123,274 102,016 76,776 62,737 Southein Region ..... 27.7 296,929 317 25.0 102. 103.3 25.3 17.3 3 3
45,449 45,847 51,534 51,917 7,229 6,217 7,486 6,373 182 135 191,995 152,231 133,249 103,232 Total, Southern District. 39,667 `412,623 29.9 23.5 98.7 100oo.6 19.8 13.1 27.3 19.8 524 360 32.5 30.5 46.0 42.0
4,123 48,202 52,855 52941 4,775 43 4,914 4,5142 193 166 128,67 104,575 4,914 65,666 ortnhweers Region 288,396 294,42 8 27.5 213 109.8 110.3 8.4 7.3 21.8 16.9 340 252 25.9 24.2 4.8 3
53,363 53,617 60355 60,631 611 6169 6 742 6,429 33 286 175,274 159,537 112,085 106604 Central Western Region......... 1320,355 331,501 30. 24. 105.7 109.0 139 10.9 27.4 23.35 2 21.5 21. .
33365 33,576 34,82 3,4,493 3,707 3421 3,750 3,455 52 47 85,526 73,897 52,617 48,157 Southwestern Region ......... 117,530 132025 26.1 22.41349 1277 9.7 9.6 2.1 23. 1
134.851 135,395 147,492 148,065 14,900 13,978 15,476 14,426 583 499 389,667 338,009 249,616 220,427 Total, Western District 726,281 757,954 28.5 23.0 112.1 112.8 11.0 9.3 25.3 21.1 359 284 23.3 22.3 43.8 10.9
238,939 240,372 279,666 281,322 34,997 30,874 37,140 32,321 1,878 1,410 982,530 800,462 637,989 519,784 United States 2,079,028 2,169,218 33.7 27.4 109.3 108.6 14.9 11.1 23.0 18.1 376 275 26.9 25.1 47.3 43.7
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
areas Net-mrls Loeomotive- Pounds of coal
Net ross ton miles Averamileiles r toramiles Locomotiv Gross ton-miles,
per trat-mile, Net ton-miles per hour, seeils r oincodng miles.Peoun ssof
Train scrloding t excluding pesomve- locomotives n ading rpeonsrooagam,
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours locomotives nd per rainmie trains in right locomotives and day pr mile of ad eons ld g
Percentloaded District a rgion tenders tenders tenders, per per mday locomot and
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue te mile of main tracks locomotive and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 193 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 12 1 191931 19 9 1 1932
Eastern District: 111
1494 1 9 49.14 1,867 1.552 1,600 1 466 66,953 New England Region a/. 1,520 1,352 56 1479 14.8 14.5 221493 19,6 09g .1 6,22 5,120 2,54Z11 9 9 102 1 6 88 11 0
61.1 60.9 60.7 62.7 49.8 49.9 15,215 11,:004 13,355 9,574 6:176 4:197 1,494 375,731 Central Eastern Regionb/. 2,106 1,7 23 132 13 773 25,
61.1 61.3 61.3 63.4 49.8 49.8 29,806 22,454 26,117 19,516 11,155 7,907 896,807 736,631 Total, Eastern District 2,030 1,828 867 740 14.3 14.5 29,122 26,494 46.3 35.4 11,923 8,905 6,137 4.314 1,684,961 1,286,856 113 115

.,:I1521,;9:00:5 4,6,5 :732161.119:570 95,516 Pocahontas7Region ____2 1Q I 1935-517.2 ,, 1,0t c0 12, 269,051 198,306 1282
9:6 7, 1n ^ :7 49:1 8:,74 7,1 7:543 6,121 3.036 2:378 346,878 300,25 Southern Region .,...-1 54 ?:291 1 1 1 3 741 20:397 43-7 37:2 4 2 1 92 56:933 457,220 12 26
59.0 59.6 50.9 52.4 50.0 49.9 15,344 11,885 13,551 10,402 6,248 4,639 466,448 395,770 Total, Southern District 1,875 1,673 864 746 15.5 15.7 29,052 26,283 44.0 36.8 9,605 7,384 4,434 3,264 829,984 655,526 108 110
Western District: 4116
60.3 61.4 57.7577.3 48.6 49.4 9,436 7,544 8,285 6,539 3,342 2,533 311,264 2 862 Northwestern Region 1,735 1,490 700 577 15.3 15.2 26.617 22,637 44.8U 39.7 ,759 4,597 2,2j o 1,695 j30 43,94 112 6
61. 59.9 59.6 62.4 4.5 4.7 12477 46 10,720 9 3 65 36915 360,628 Central Western Region .... 1, 1,591 57 543 17.4 17.1 29,0 27,212 51.1 9 1 2 1 5 8 539 635 292 112 111
61. 9 60.5 54.7 56.0 504 50.0 6,069 5,298 5203 14,512 95 :3 220,3 205,741 Southwestern Region 1,404 1,319 52 4 16. 16.6 23,610 21,932 49.0 3.9 5,710 4955 1 94 1 57 332 j 9

61.0 60.5 57.9 59.4 49.0 49.2 27,982 24,307 24,208 20,864 9,065 7,525 900,837 855,231 Total, Western District.. 1,625 1,493 608 538 16.5 16.3 26,873 24,396 48.4 43.7 6,120 5,296 2,169 1,793 1,561,141 1,368,647 112 113
60.6 60.6 57.9 59.6 49.5 49.6 73.132 58,646 63,876 50.782 26,468 20,071 2,26492 1,987632 United States.... 1,25 1,645 756 650 15.5 15.5 28,213 25,.549 16.6 39.0 ,435 6,725 3.573 2,694 4,076,086 3,311,029 111 113
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service dj
SLocomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unerviceble Total Stored Home Foreign Total Averagemilesof Trainmiles Passenger-train car-miles miles per unservic Net toneable oal nof
per train day locomotives consumed train car-mile



1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 939 1932 19 192 19 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932


1,053
4:,0185
5,592
10,663

1,304
4,319
5,623


4:Q6
2,504
10,700
26,986


5,805

11,206

1,294
4,:413
5,707

828
,614
2,576
11,018
27,931


87


1,105


94

721
814
609
2,144
4.197


1,81
2,825



1,563

1,153
1,202
769
3,124
7 .512


40,159
250,870
452,897
743,926

85,909
212,998
298,907

243,990
250,587
95,893
590,470
1.633.303


43,696
29 7,05
491,572
832,773

96,356
235,995

332,351

261,447
276,59
113,054
651,099
S1,816,223


26,771
146:320
329,807

16,628
69,086
85,714

72,717
87,976
62,649
223,342
638,863


22,019
1.04360
254,077

12,092
70,735
82,827


,775
55,517
203,601
540,505


66,930
407,586
599,217
1,073,733

102,537
282:08N
384,621

316,707
338,563
158,542
813,812
2,272,166


595,932
1,086,850

108,448
306,730
415,178

324.756
361,373
168,571
854,700
2. 356.728


Eastern District:
New England Region a/s.
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


;ovR) a/ Includes Boston & Albany (leesor 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.


6,590
19,501
21,752

47,843

5,565
37:438
43,003

42,853
49,793
31, 67

124.,513
215.359


20357
22,013
49,228

5,716
38:,138

43,854
43,608
50,721
32,217

126,546
219,628


2,015
:5o6

14,608



5,589
4,068
5,973
2,797
12,838
33,035


2,139


15,393



5,767
4,409
6,690
2,983
14,082
35,242


12,226
41,323

103,834
4,687
30,766

35,453
26,758
44,503
17,305

88,566
227,853


13,057
42,723
50,369
106,149

5,106
29,657

34,763
27,223
47,531
18,274

93,028
233,940


6.42
7o41

7.76
6.16
6.69

6.62

7.67
8.70
6.95

7.98
7.63


6.C1
.626
7.00
7.53

6.18
6.35
6.33

7.02
8.35
6.95

7.62
7.35


102.7

100.3

99.0
80.3

82.6

79.7
103.5
100.3

94.1
94.3


74.1


97.5
102.6
76.7

79.8

A4.1
106.0
101.8

97.2
93.8


631,048

38,821

265,321

174,061
271,525
103,243

548,829
1,445,198


77,264
;39,143
657,186
42.867
218,135

261,o02


286,674
107,308

572,571
1,490,759


14.1
12.4
15.8

14.2

16.8
15.3

15.5

14.2
12.8
12.5

13.2
14.o


14.2
12.2
15.4

13.9

17.1
15.2

15.5
14.2
12.7
12.3

13.1
13.8


Includes tna equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil oon smed.
Include the equivalent coal tonnage fo fu el ol n d but exoludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt houri per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric looomotives.


3,353
6,311

993
2,951
3,944

2,704
3,090
1,852
7,.646
17,901


2, 67
4,138
7,431

1,057
3,309
4,366

3 013
1,998
8,487
20,284


1,671
1,670
3,775

1,10
1,341

815
1,138
578
2,531
7 647


2,239
4,352

311

1,679

1,026


3,054
9.085


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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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and frot 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITMI AUCUST, 193 AND 1932


AUGUST, 193


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued
Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars ieable Cmile er Neon-m Net ton-miles Camnils per
minearsunser able line of car. per lodedCar-miles per Not toflois eer bse sMile
Average miles o ro rage milercks of all Trainmiles District and region Carsowned of on lineca of total ears car-day pe ear-day tinmile
operated operated (thousands) Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owneonline


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 193 1932 1933 1932 1933 192 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1952 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District: 8 122.2 17 11. 20.6 21.6 257 265 18.9 18.9 43.8 43.0
7,595 72,630 9,667 9787 7, 89 482 9,012 9,5j5 536 224,162 232,122 114,300 123,964 New England Region a/............ 55,6 55,525 41.9 30 122.6 122.2 175 11. 20.6 21.5 257 271 23.6 22. 53. .
2033,553,1535,1,95,142,925082003962s2710216Great1LakesRegin...5925 520,356 504,1062GreatLakes Region2 ...17,1 95,1 21.14 362 1.5 1109.2 1 ..20. .6 27097 2.22" 5359 -9
27,269 27,399 3f,35: 37,664 449, 1 45 ":,7- 1,677 13,391 11,3052,2 1,275, 550,871 145,137 Central Eastern Regionb/ .... ,39 55,s 37.2 1 7.5 107. .
585825 59,109 0o,884 81,316 91,100 92.297 99,735 100,264 7.335 7,027 2.793,.876 2,752,172 1.785,557 1,776,207 Total, Eastern District 980,996 1,004,876 39.2 30.7 109.3 108.7 15.5 10.3 17.6 17.0 280 260 26.1 25.2 51.3 50.1
Soutrn District: 21.h 24


45.540 45,884 51,613 51,954 55,333 53,547 57,123 54,917 1.304 1,163 1.421,723 1.312.945 949.783 571,552 Total, Southern District 390,445 414,756 27.7 21.1 102.5 102.3 16.5 11.3 24.4 21.1 43.3 365 29.6 2s.9 43.8 41.t
49,O8166 7 92 ,2 314 4 35,064 1 ,326 1 6 79611 4,74 473.,351 Ncahstern Region 29,sRe961......... 29552 25.9 21.6 5.o 15.. 61 6 63 1 426 5 2R242 22.9 4
S 33, 3432 34, 79 29,3 2 29,648 29, 6 2,2 67:! 4395112 '439.949 Southwestern Recgion_ 21,230 139:, : 137:9 129:3 .7 27.A 25.4 3757 22.2 21.7 3..3. 3.
135,032 135,277 147.676 147,953 109,33 111,654 113,419 115.36 4,079 4,115 2,762,507 2,776,005 1,695,11 1,729,405 Total, Western District. 734,045 770,109 27.5 22.6 111.6 111.3 10.5 .7 22.14 21.5 309 256 22.3 21.6 41.7 41.3
239,397 2140,270 280.173 251,223 255,516 257,495 270,277 270,567 12,719 12,305 6,975,106 6,541,122 14,430,521 4.377,494 United States ..... 2,105,456 2,159,771 1 32.2 25.6 105.8 | 105.4 114.0 9. 1 20.5 19.4 317 25 25 124.14 1 45-6 1 445
C90cr-mil Ton-miles (0i.ll.ons) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service S
Grss Net Gross tonmiAverage miles ossLocomotive- Gross iles, ounds of cl

Per cent load Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound District nd region t nd tedlocomotives and tenderer per milet road consumed including
easseftotaoninAeraels prtrade.-hondersmilesonsumemier ofcling t
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of main tracks plocomotves nd
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:1,13,r $66,692 117 119
66.2 65.2 57.9 57.7 149.6 49.5 13,952 14,606 11,969 12,1.99 4,241 43g 536,547 5,4 New England Regiona/.............. 1,516 1,1474 537 517 14.7 14.4 22,0 21,242 6.8 3.5 5939 6,116 229 2,55 3 9 5 692 17 1
60.6 19,31 6777 7,222 4 2,56,97 296,81 Great Lakes Region 1,952 1,915g 7 722 16,1 15. 31,525 30,379 .5 2.1 1567110,502 5,1 14 9,66 ,9 0 6, 27 110 in
60.5 60. 6-Z61 63.461s 64 48197 4 36 32 3 210,404 Central Eastern Regionh/ : 20 1 912 5 2 13.7 1 W4 26377 35 37.2 11, 10:57 553 5,40 6,632,950 655,6 132 135
61.0 60. 63.5 64.8 49.9 49.9 204,021 198,560 178,212 173,020 72,893 69,366 6,196,883 6,295,323 Total; Eastern District 1,956 1,.75 800 752 14.7 14.7 28,758 27,454 40.6 39.2 10,.30 10,007 5,099 4,809 12,.341,832 12,257,31 121 123
Southern District:
5 50.0:4 67, 6 ,3,65s 0 7 B :631 2,29' 0,-W 2,668,018 2,12,99 Southern S Region......... 21 ,2 7 507, 2 16. .1 ,747 2_900 3. 416 6, 1941 5,09171 2:2 552 ^
60.0 60.1 54.5 55.4 50-.3 50.3 109,227 100150 95,775 87,439 42,130 37.818 3,.474,962 3,372,973 Total, Southern District 1,731 1,633 761 706 15.9 15.9 27,562 25.,923 42.4 40.6 8,709 7,900 3,807 3,378 6,439,697 6,032,024 118 120
Western District: 9 6 4 73.13 3,657 126
6 6 7 2 55 4 50.2 02 59 5 57 7 51, it0 21 20 15,207 2,155,494 2,236,559 Northwestern Region 1 .9 9 60 15.4 1 5.1 21 21j,4 1 19 3v0 4,6 %,320 1 549 *-7? 576 5 4 1219
621 61. j9i o:? :i 55016 174 526 76 26S 2m 164 55 61 49 147.2 0 2 2: 3, 5,511:,75
6 6 56 6 5? .7'10626726 1 "7 592 2 1 5Central Western Region 1 ,:11 '1. 2 11 4 227, 4 .2 9 99 5 9 6 1
1 050 .174 5,653 7,526 1, 79 15,151 11a739 .557 1,749,947 Southwestern Region. 1, 2 5 1,1401 55 6.1 21 ,01 2 3,31 49112
62.0 61.6 58.3 58.7 50.0 50.0 195,976 195,024 166,362 167,445 61,583 59,914 6,567,643 6,871,416 Total, Western District_ 1,539 1,500 563 537 16.7 16.2 25,635 24.36 44.8 44.3 5,461 5,402 1.77 1,815 11,835,523 11.906,349 121 122
61.2 61.0 59.6 60.5 50.0 50.0 509,224 493,734 442,349 427,904 176,606 167,098 16,239,488 16,539,712 United States ..... 1,729 1,662 690 649 15.8 15.6 27,23 25,871 42.6 41.5 7,480 7,195 3.036 2,850 30,617,052 30,195,754 120 122
Average 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 Trai-miles Passeger train ar-mies n peNettoofunserviceable
te ars locomotive- of total wNetf of coal Pounds of coal
road operated (thoumsads) (ttnsdds) per train say locomotives rosmed taine-
maintained trainer-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1953 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

620 66 445 410 1,065 1077 112 107 42,56 42,435 25.422 25,441 67,778 67,876 New England Region a/............... 6,649 6,140o 15.42 6 9,14 102,45 6. 65 6 3 2
405 563 2969 2503 10794 1166 ,50 3,5 616,455 65271 202,9401 19840,7 19395 857,259 Total, WLakestern Distict 124976 126731 101 115491 651,698 749,481 742 7..1 22.6 4,453,619 5003,266 14. 14.1
6,5196 7,77 8.2795 3,145 10,51 11 27.905 1,7481 2,716 792,11.30 19,27 279,68435 5673,37 1,072,20 1,092,6 Un2 Total, Eastern District ,17288 9,8122044 11051 704 288,786 1 52,65274 1.91.314 7.28 7.3052 92. 97. 29.1 25.6 14,970664 075,651,1 15. 14.
1 019 1,0o9 276 195 1 13 12 1 12 44 01a 95,355 14,223 116,14 101,8115110,006 Southern District: 6,420 7,29; 37,9 142:566 617 6.11 10.0. 107. 5 ;1 9.9.1 330,1914 3,595 1 17.5
3,375 1,295 1,0 3,55 4378 67 95 2 376 237,572 71,543 76,317 29,219 314:,19 Southern Region ................ 76 35,1148 ,35, 29 24,592 I 1706765155,7
4,095 14,464 1,571 1,195 5,666 5,662 1,115 1,3961 313,9614 336,230 86,0661 87,965 400,030 424,195 Total, Southern District 143,13 143,902 44,773 49,552 256,390 313,225 6.70 6.60 83.6 57.9 28.2 22.7 2,222,131 2,421,229 16.0o 15.9
Western District:
2,796 2,995,976 52 4:72 : 9622 9 1,139 252,650 261,1 6 50,55 59,605 313,235 319,78 Northwestern Region 42910 3,5 63 ,012 35.75 192,010 3521,5 6.16 6.0 97,0 86105 24.0.6 20.1 2,i :42837 74 15,E 163.9 13.
S1 90 ,6214 5 1,159 533 276,M 80,55231,481 40,08,5 35.,745 Central Western Region 500 3 5,86 ,094 55,156 8,325,42 3273 8.15 8.6 i30:625:1 2 ;48085:3 13:Z 13:
I?*9 3 572 2,532 2,620 9630 69720,145 61,503 Q5,252 166,075 Southwestern Region 31,943 32,303 21,2575 130,16 151,7100.4 105.6 25.1 21. 1 41931,5 13. 12
7,525 8,563 2,969 2,503 10,791 4 11,66 2,50 3,025 616,455 655,271 202,9140 198,988 819,395 557,259 Total, Western District 124,976 126.731 101,050 115,491 651,695 749,451 7.42 7.41 92,2 27.1 22.6 4,453,619 5,003,266 14.5 14.
19,516 20,757 8,79517.146 27,311 27,933 5,481 7,137 1.723,230 1,513,775 568,435 560,331 2,291,665 2,374,106 United States 216,288 220,447 256,7014 25,756 1,690,7o0 1,921,314 7.25 7.30 90.5 96.1 25.223.911,6",4,14 113,075,653 15.2 114.7


/ Includes Boston & Albany (leeessor 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.


Inoludee the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed. t /
Inoludee the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil conumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of ooal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed tn generating power for electric locomotives.OVERMET PRITIG OFFICE
18527-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1933





UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3564

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATIStICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1933 AND 1932


SEPTEMBER, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

pgAverage nil-s tf all Locomoftive-noles (thOrsnd.) Car-mile. (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Per cent Net ton-miles
verag nit f rad Aerage ks ea a1Train-miles rt d gion Cars unserviceable e a unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles pe loaded Car-miles per
topon. toprated (tra.Crdr) of total on lined of total cars car-day per car-day car-miletra-ml
P incipal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1935 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

6;0;"Eastern District
2,59 2,093 4 020 1,8 1 iNw2 Ea:a 1Rg i5 Now6 E5ga5ndRegi on a 5,166 55498 42.0 8.4 122.6 122.1 17.6 12.2 20.7 21.3 261 264 9 19.0 18.9 44.0 42.9
27.21 2,3 37, ,71,469 5$ 9CGraEast.enRegion316.9 11. 21.0 19.5 302 23 23.7 23.0 5 9 :1
S5.056 4,64 1,91,10 969,766 9 341 Central Eastern Region b/ 547,553 553,607 37.5 25. 8 107.8 107.2 1.4 9.4 15.3 14.6 277 253 29.9 28.7 50.4 49.1
58,805 59,110 80,854 81,316 103,447 103,193 113,337 112,156 8,442 7,907 3,182,246 3,090,865 2,030,420 1,988,461 Total, Eastern District 978,542 1,003,765 39.4 31.2 109.4 108.8 15.6 10.6 17.8 17.0 286 261 26.2 25.3 51.4 50.2

39,116 39,800 7 43,7814 144110? 1922 147,5 53,647 126913 9 % 516,031 452,03 401,26925 Pocahontas Region 114,890 116,499 21. 15.6 93.3 914.0 3.9 :. 31.3 26.6 784 44. 143. 71.6 66.7
39 98 43,7 110 49,252 47,885 50,64 4893 914 8 1,09,327 1,031,850 671,2521 640,961 Sothern Region 274,33 298,000 29. 23.2 106. 105.1 22.0 1.6 22.2 19.5 317 22 23. 22. 36.8 35.9
45,521 45,878 51,596 51,948 62,254 60,o45 64,294 61,606 1,476 1,315 1,608,358 1,463,863 1,072,520 987,386 Total, Southern District 389,723 414,499 27.9 21.5 102.2 102.0 17.1 11.6 24.6 21.3 443 372 29.9 29.0 44.0 42.1

4629 1.,171 ,862 22,908 37,864 386, 39,51 39,74 1,520 1,502 964,113 914,1499 576,992 5.14310 o rhsternRegion 289672 295, 26.0 21.6 108.3 108.6 8.0 6.9 18.0 16.6 274 240 24.4 23.1 41. 9.0
3H:150 2 2 4'32S 14 S'1 s3 56.3 2,1 2,14 1,S'I4 1,0.3 f8652 yl1pS Central Western Region 322,492 35.95 30.2 24.0 105.5 106.8 13.3 10.3 25.0 24.9 327 319 21.1 20.9 14.1 45.0
3 3 3444 486 49 41 749,794 494,809 9048 Southwestern Region.. 120,546 137,376 25.1 21.8 137.2 129.2 9.3 8. 2.1 25.5 368 1 331 22.3 21.5 39.3 38.9
135,005 135,294 147,648 147,969 124,607 126,433 129,301 130,775 4,725 4,.738 3,173,1103 3,165,126 1,958,326 1,977,646 Total, Western District 732,710 768.512 27.5 22.7 111.8 111.5 10.5 8.7 22.9 21.9 318 292 22.4 21.7 42.1 41.6
239,331 210,282 i280,0981 281,233 290,30 289,671 306.932 304,537 114,643 113,960 7,964,007 7,739.854 5,061,266 14,953,,493 United States 2,100,975 2,186,776 32.3 25.8 108.9 108.5 14.0 10.1 20.9 19.5 325 292 25.5 24.5 45.8 44.8
S'ar-moiles lon-ti-iir millionos) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service cj
Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ton-miles motive
rNet per tram-mile Net ton-mies erhour, per tra-hour, Locomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
excludinili lrlt ron-ITrai -hnaroercludi ng e u itg m iles per including N et ton-m ile, per 1,000 gross
-l'r t de Per e.t loaded Per rcnt ein t d Train-hours l)e ,i aiv per train-mile itrais in freight locomotives and lody lomotve- locomives and Net tons of coal ton-ile,
rcaast of total Inludii ihomgtivati Excluding tt(iiottiviis Revenue a ndl nonrevenuie i intenders service tenders day tenders, per per mile of road consumed including
and tid teri per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
166.. 1. 1 49:. 19:; i 1115,268 10:15 68, 695 4 2,20 2 2: t o 6o55 271 reEnglandi Region a. 1,522 1,741 4 519 164.7 14.4 22,3 21,20 7.0 1 992 6, 2,330 2,340 916,407 959,177 1169 11
0.6 60.l 6~i .? S1 a:8 10221 2 r 100. 9 80 4'44r 2 2 9 2, Great L1kes Ran 1,988 1.97 761 2r9 16.0 15.8 31. 30,9 .1 2.1 004 10 5,206 4,79 5,537,072 5,396,325 109 111
,62 1,052 58,051 6 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,025 1,923 96 6 13.6 13 27 6,2 9.1 7.1 1100 10 5,997 5,470 547205 70227 11 134
61.0 60.9 63.3 64.6 49.9 49.9 232,697 223,009 203,330 194,399 83.502 78,149 7,057,129 7,065,044 Total, Eastern District 1,966 1,884 807 757 14.7 14.6 28,812 27,516 41.2 39.1 10,542 10,009 5,201 4,825 14,000,684 13,657,778 120 122
Southern District:
Su7 4t n 47R 2620 350 197 920,9 ,921 PocahontasRegion 42 094 17 1,624 14.1 14.1 47,17 4, .7 7.4 22,50 19,4713,930 11,85 219977 1 ,918,14 89
K. 61. 58.5 58.5 50.3 50.3 75,957 71.674 V,507 610,537 25,209 2335,5 3,006,126 2,9"3,227 Southern Region 27 1,285 512 468 16.4 16.3 21;73 26;943 43.5 41.5 6,355 5,930 2,339 2,1;4 5;094;899 4;855;2g 138 135
60.0 60.0 54.0 54.9 50.2 50.2 123,949 113,442 108,787 99.157 48,159 43,106 3,927,090 3,802.148 Total, Southern District 1,747 1,651 774 718 15.9 15.8 27,702 26,079 42.6 40.5 8,800 7,970 3,875 3,429 7,234,876 6,771,793 117 119
Western District9
2 6 1,62."8.4 6 ,097 59, 7 9: 99 5,283 23,501 21,089 21,63,9112 2,537,006 Northwestern Region .. 1,57 1, 442 621 5 .15.4 15.1 24,188 21,791 99 9 ,762 4,1422 1,789 1,598 ,278,8 ,181,21 10
0 57.o 50. 50. 55,005 53,26 47,5 5,3 7,0 1 6,1,92698282 9,9 63 Southwestern Region 1,432 1,401 521 16.6 23, 23,189 49.1 46.8 5 0 5,64 1,886 ,753 3132, 2995,22 114 112

61.8 61.5 58.4 59.0 50.0 50.0 225,370 222,679 193,847 191,318 71,071 68,552 7,501,845 7,793,065 Total, Western District 1,556 1,513 570 542 16.6 16.2 25,840 24,550 455 .5 44.7 5,591 5,492 1,928 1,849 13,499,578 13,476,608 120 121
61.1 61.0 59.5 60.5 50.0 50.0 582,016 559,130 505,964 484,874 202,732 189,807 18,486,064 18,660,257 United States ...1,743 1,674 696 655 15.7 15.5 27,370 25,984 43.2 41.6 7,611 7,256 3,103 2,883 34,735,138 33,906,179 119 121

Av,.enrge ...ni....r of i ,,,,ni- n......... lit- .\,rInge .ticnuibcr of freight ..ars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
pitraincam miles per unser viceablnte
ServiceableDict and regn road operated (thousands) (thousands) tra locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 192 1933 1932

Eastern District:
6162 64614 14147 1 3 1,63 1,077 109 10 1 42,0 11,00 342,7491 25,650 o o .51 3,O ,7142;: NewEn6glandl Region a/ 6,629 6,842 17,417 1,818 102,561 U.5116 6.22 6.47 69.2 73.4 35. 2 29.1 660,179 727,695 16.7 15.3
20 ,3 1, 6 591 1,56 14, 14 1 51t37 630 271 447 290,SS' 111077 1539,99 41 4GreatJ3,61Gra Lakes Region. 19,611 20,509 4,182 8:99 3 7 88,61 8.9 8.53 106.8 106.6 30.4 3 0.7 42,014326 2,338,1765 13 .1
3,549 4308 215 1,499 5,6714 5807 1,056 1,759 472,79 8 5,524 117,01 107,7 590,199 59,298 Central Eastern Region b/ ... 21,877 22,393 64,67 70,10 415,959 6,47 7.16 7.1 95.9 100. 26.0 21.2 2,863,91 3226,656 16 1
6,567 7,707 4,263 3,488 10,830 11,195 1,712 2,697 786,255 818,900 284,026 273,024 1,070.283 1,091.924 Total, Eastern District. 48,117 49,744 125,066 138,221 854,827 960,164 7.147 7.53 93.9 97.3 29.2 25.9 5.607,896 6,293,116 15.3 14.7

: i,5. 9 7I 101 ,3 8 9,9 97,612 14,U5 11 i 2 17.:17224 109M,84 PocahontasRegion ....... 1 ,3 ,10 2 7,599 6.19 6.11 99.9 106.8 13.9 10.2 37,920 416483 17.7 17.8
36 1,297 ,343 902 219630 237,182 71,567 76,069 291,197 1,251 Southera Region....... 8,17 42,994 467 278,4 298952 6.77 6.66 81. 14.2 02 .8 1. 2,218 2,261,6 15.7 15.6
4,075 4,449 1,579 1,8T 5,654 5,666 1,095 1,400 312,419 334,794 86,002 87,941 398,421 142,735 Total, Southern District 43,114 43,896 50,177 55,074 320,736 346,551 6.69 6.56 83.5 86.9 28.3 23.0 2,480,058 2,677,819 16.0 15.9
Western District:
2, 8 19 1 25 3766 3 3 9314 1,1314 251,771 260,616 61,9514 60 3 31 .28 32069 Northwestern Region 142t947 43,566 35,983 39,92 218:795 2141,19 6.96 6.78 79.6 65.6 24.1 20.2 1,606,216 1,761,797 16.1 15.7
.5313200.3 105.3 25,2- 633 1,035,939 13.5
1,695 1 570 2,529 2,612 62 696 103,179 119.177 62,260 58,327 165,439 1775 Southwestern Region 3.92 ,295 ,4655 27;44 i47;90 168;798 6.75 6. 100.5 105.5 25. 6;353 1;035;939 13.5 12.8
7,814 8,555 2,968 2,505L 10,782 11,060 2,513 3,004 613,401 655,619 206,016 201,373 819,417 856,992 Total, Western District. 124,912 126,703 113,560 128,887 739,687 838,398 7.49 7.43 92.7 99.6 27.2 22.8 5,010,188 5,565,907 14.4 14.0
186456 20,711 8,810 7,210 27,266 27,921 5,320 7,101 1.712,075 1,809,313 576,046 562,338 2,288,121 2.371.651 United States ...........216,143 220,343 288,803 322,182 1,915,250 2,145,133 7.33 7.32 91.3 96.1 28.3 24.1 13,098,142 14,536,842 15.0 14.6


,,,t "Inol.ud es oaboose milea.
SInclude: Boton & albny (lessor to Ia York Oentral), for whloh operating statistio are reported separately.
Inoludes Big Four Linoes (lessor to eow Tork Central), for whioh operating statitioel are reported separately.


SInoludes the equivTalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent ooal tonnag for fuel oil ooneueLd but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per not ton of coal) oon uned in generating power for eleotrio locomotives. 127-0 U GOvE- T PaIsTiNe ortcE t9


Subject to revision





Subject to revision


Stame.Mt N. M-210
SEPTEMBER, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-nules thousandss) Per cent Per Pcentrnt r Net torad-les
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles unserviceable Per cent all cars erviceale Car-miles per Net to-miles Nd Ca-miles pe
opertedmain tra s (thousands) tr ad regio Cars oned of total on line of cars of total ar carday petr-me
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owne on hune car-mi

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 193 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
S I6 9,8 .7 6 1,1 947 1,157 1,066 72 64 30,023 26,727 14, 12e 855 wEngland Region a 5019 5,291 44.2 4l 121. 120.4 .6 14 22.3 19.8 0 42.
.74,76 62 5065 305 172 167 153825 111 98 Great Lakes Region 32 641 59 0.8 111.2 09.2 17 14. 23.4 19.8 2 2 1 6 1
2;:0La'39 ;.20 7i 8M80Ct50515 5 1239.85'1917.3 28 16 94
27,175 27,31 3,2 37,485 ,02 5,20 ,78 5,761 511 16,1 158,1 118,895 01,20 Central Eastern Region b 51,177 552,033 39.8 29. 108.4 107.9 1.0 11. 1.3 1 332 25 31 29.2 51.5 50
58,639 59,119 80,616 81,318 12,347 10,896 13,602 11,892 1,107 880 388,370 338,693 244,863 212,254 Total, Eastern District 958,837 994,863 40.6 34.5 110.2 109.1 16.0 12.7 20.0 16.9 335 270 27.3 25.9 52.3 51.6
Southern District:
6,003 6,077 7,793 .7,838 1,576 1,41o 1,656 1,475 70 56 66,142 57,186 50,922 44,467 Pocahontas Region 115,077 115,386 24.8 18.8 89.0 91.2 4.6 3.3 38.1 32.2 995 813 46.3 44.9 75.3 73.1
39,363 39,753 43,660 44,062 5,345 5,089 5,515 5,214 102 97 l20,492 113,732 71,814 71,037 Southern Region 268,852 296,801 31.0 25.8 104.4 102.9 24.6 17.4 22.8 20.2 352 297 24.B 23.9 30.9 37*3
45,366 45,830 51,.453 51,900 6,921 6,499 7,171 6,689 172 153 186,634 170,918 122,736 115,504 Total, Southern District 383,929 412,187 29.6 24.2 99.8 99.7 19.3 13.8 26.9 23.2 524 429 32.3 30.9 45.7 45.0
Western District:
48,107 48,216 5,39 55 4,26 4,504 4,961 4,713 19 186 130,265 117,888 3, 69,789 Northwestern Region 287,367 294,07 27.1 21.2 110.5 111.3 8.1 7.2 22.4 19. 352 294 25.7 24.4 46.2 42.7
53,39 53,639 0,372 60646 6,7 6,740 7,125 7,084 396 378 190,336 189,101 124 64 127918 Central Western Region 319,571 331,173 29.5 25.0 1.0 0 108.7 13.7 11.6 30.7 29.4 399 21.5 20.7 47.6 48.0
33,5 33.575 34,282 34,493 3,78 3,535 3.796 3.592 57 58 90,295 82,132 55.267 50,534 Southwestern Region 115,032 130,493 25.4 2.8 139.0 128.2 8.3 9.7 30.3 26.4 427 366 22.7 22.4 39. 38.5
134,851 135,430 147,493 148,094 15,224 14,779 15,882 15,389 646 622 410,896 389,121 263,145 248,241 Total, Western District 721,970 755,703 27.7 22.9 113.5 113.1 10.4 9.5 27.4 24.9 386 337 23.1 22.2 45.2 44.1
238,856 240,379 279,562 281,312 34.492 32,174 36,655 33,970 1,925 1,655 985,900 898.732 630,744 575.999 United States 2,064,736 2,162,753 33.2 27.8 109.4 108.7 14.6 11.8 23.9 20.9 386 322 26.5 25.3 47.8 46.8
Car-miles Ton-miles (mlhons) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service co

ross Net r ton-ie Aveage i les o Loo Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per train-le, ei per train-hour, iiilcspoa
Perr c ent loaded r cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours loc e nd Net t traierifeght locootivand locmtie- ocomotivesand Nettn-ile Net tons of coal ton-mlM
east oftotal Including locomotives Excludug locomotives Revee nue a norenicDistrict aidl re,g.o tenders service tenders day tenders, per per ydaye of consumed including
and tenders and tender, mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
.: 495.6 497 1,847 1,631 1,589 1.396 58 507 69982 66,83 eEDgtandcI Region a 1,570 1,474 78 6 14.5 14.2 22,711 20,882 35.0 6,42 4 2,595 2,221 102,699 2,679 111 114
Si 50 50.39 12268 10,820 107 9,83 4,179 3.61 3602 10 89 treat Lakes Region 2,012 1,998 790 1 15.8 15.3 32,046 300 41.8 12,11 1 1 104
61.0 61.0 1.7 62.8 5. 50.3 14560 11,998 12,7N 10,500 5,850 4615 44662 91,994 Central Eastern Region b 2,14 2,018 968 887 13.3 13. 28 26, 44 36.4 13,024 10, ,176 .632 914,225 47 4 12 125
61.3 61.5 62.0 63.1 50.2 50.2 28,675 24,449 25,118 21,379 10,614 8,783 860,246 769,721 Total, Eastern District 2,034 1,962 860 806 14.4 14.2 29,199 27,774 46.0 38.3 11,857 10,022 6,034 4,952 1,658,533 1,4oo00,591 116 115

6:5 6 41 41.8 49.7 50.0 6,257 5,306 5,69 4,817 3,060 2,568 114,020 103,847 Pocahontas Region 3,614 3,416 1941 1,821 13.8 13.6 49,965 46,8 44.1 39.4 26,760 22,563 6,98 14 254,518 224,41 81
9 7986 2161 o66,51 2"4120.2,511 2,2M1
55 56.0 49.5 .5 8 5 7 734 691 ,969 2,719 338108 325,328 Southern Region 1,368 ,356 555 534 15.8 15.6 21,63 21,1143.9 .1 6,463 6,4 515,351 128
60.3 59.7 50.6 51.3 49.6 49-7 14,722 13,292 13,011 11,718 6,029 5,287 452,128 429,175 Total, Southern District 1,880 1,803 871 814 15.3 15.1 28,778 27,303 44.0 40.o 9,537 8,537 4,.49 3,846 795,179 739,769 108 111
Western District:
61.0 62.8 60.0 60 50.2 51.1 9,417 8,40 8,265 7,262 ,51 2,883 310,448 300,417 Northwestern Region 1,74 1,612 709 640 1.2 15.0 26,62 24,14 46.2 42.7 ,941 ,2 2,22 1,9 ,710 46,011 115 1
60.4 59.6 61.8 6 5 49.8 1,62 13 11,51 11,676 4,087 3,915 39,029 398996 Central Western Region 1,74 1,732 06 581 11 16.9 29,821 29,264 56.3 5,52 7 2, 2 7.896 7 83 1 1
62.0 61.9 533 553 5 50.8 6,352 5,761 570 4,935 2 9 ;838 229,725 222236 Southwestern Region 1, 46 1,396 547 520 16.3 15.9 23,811 22,207 51.1 47.6 7 5,5 2,7 1,25 ,905270 10 113
61.0 61.1 59.4 61.7 49.7 50.4 29,395 27,655 25,486 23,873 9,487 8,639 934,202 921,649 Total, Western District 1,674 1,615 623 585 16.3 16.0 27,281 25,903 51.6 48.5 6,643 6,225 2,345 2,126 1,661,511 1,571,120 113 114
61.0 60.9 58.8 60.3 49.9 50.2 72,792 65,396 63,615 56.970 26,130 22,709 2,246.576 2,120.545 United States ... 1,844 1,771 758 706 15.4 15.2 28,317 26,866 47.8 42.7 8,679 7,749 3,647 3,149 4,115,22) 3.711,480 113 114
Average number of locomouvei on line A erage .number of freight i ar. on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Sericeaservceale TotaloredHoLocomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles rasegemiles per unservicaboale Net tons o coal P
t s locmotiv of total NPounds of coal
l)tt aun regh road operated tousas thusd per train day locomotives consumed per passengear-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
5 5 4 443 1,049 1078 83 119 9.36 43,097 27,363 23,44 66,699 66,545 New England Region a' 6,469 6,858 1,93 2,027 12,007 12,641 6.5 6.6 71.8 738 373 32 72,077 7 5,449 14.6 14.4
2, 2,5 1,640 1,698 4,022 4,283 68 245,140 290,755 158,010 132,476 403,150 423,231 Great Lahes Region 19,417 20, 10 4,926 5,079 40,116 41,254 8.75 8.79 117.3 105.0 28.3 23 16 2,582 12.8 12.5
3,9 4,06 2,224 1,690 5,593 5,751 633 1,663 449,212 43,858 137,510 111,974 586,722 595,832 Central Eastern Regionb/ 21,752 22,021 7,355 7,402 50,052 47,681 7.55 7.10 105.7 98.7 27.4 .9 32,958 328,927 16.1 15.
6,336 7,281 4,328 3,831 10,664 11,112 1,120 2,550 733,688 817,710 322,883 267,898 1,056,571 1,085,608 Total, Eastern District 47,638 49,189 14,216 14,508 102,175 101.576 7.84 7.65 102.A 96.0 29.7 27.9 637,551 641,958 14.5 14.2
Southern District:
2,0 1,051 324 244 1,304 1,295 351 473 86,372 91,665 16,090 13,620 102,462 105,285 Pocahontas Region. 5509 5,716 763 814 4,603 4,733 6.29 6.08 98.8 100.4 14.7 1.6 37,726 40,888 16.6 17.6
2.40 3272 1,321 1137 4261 4,409 579 960 211,541 231,360 69,228 74,152 280769 305512 Southern Region 3;7412 183121 4,64 4,678 29,743 28,593 6.67 6.42 80.9 76.3 30. 28.0 220,201 215,702 15.4 15.6
3,920 4,323 1,645 1,381 5,565 5,704 930 1,433 297,913 323,025 85,318 87,772 383,231 410,797 Total, Southern District 42,921 43,837 5,403 5,492 34,346 33,326 6.62 6.37 83.0 79.2 28.7 26.3 257,927 256,590 15.6 15.9
Western District
2,713 3,015 1,009 811 3,722 3,826 681 1,093 244,422 256,298 73,197 70,873 317,619 327,171 Northwestern Region 42,824 43,591 3,971 4,175 26,785 26,133 7.76 7.09 84.1 82.7 24.6 21.6 179,468 175,949 14.6 14.6
,139 3,77 1,314 1,156 4,453 4,633 714 1,059 249,828 268,986 92028 90,979 341,856 359,965 Central Western Region 49787 50,674 5, 6,35 44,660 45,679 8.88 8.41 106.0 1077 30.7 26.8 27548 28290 12.9 1
1,87 1,99 638 557 2,511 2,555 575 684 9475 108,753 65,416 58,535 159,891 167,288 Southwestern Region 31,8146 2,217 2,661 2,845 16,544 1,105 7.01 6.81 99.8 102.7 27.3 22.4 100,126 104,867 12.7 12.9
7,725 8,490 2,961 2,524 10,686 11,014 1,970 2,836 588,725 634,037 230,641 220,387 819,366 854,424 Total, western District 124,457 126,482 12,480 13,395 87,989 88,917 8.12 7.65 96.7 97.4 27.8 24.0 555,079 563,206 13.4 13.4
17,981 20,094 8,954 7,736 26,915 27,830 k,020 6,819 1,620,326 1,774,772 638,842 576,057 2.259.168 2.350 829 United States 215,016 219,508 32,099 33,395 224,510 223,819 7.72 7-42 96.3 93.0 28.8 26.1 1,450,557 1,461,754 14.2 14.1


(ovno) Includes caboose miles.
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.


SIncludes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
J Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excluded the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for eleotrio locomotive.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1933 AND 1932









Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3556

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-210
OCTOBER, 1933


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
(Compiled from l41 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics tForm OS Bi rcpresenLing 18 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1933 AND 1932

FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

erage i it, l otive-miles (thl..a.lA Car-miles (thousands) Per cent er cent all cars Per cent Net un-t'- iCar-.es per *
nrscrvlhe unserveatrin cable (c 'r-ih. icr Net ato miles pCririoadeder
A rage mile of road main travel r D.I ant d I, egoII Cars ,on ed of total on line of anrs of total car ,a r-day per car-day erie train-mnl
opera operated Priitl dnd helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives w on line


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 19 331933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:

524 7613 9,57 9,755 1,067 1,017 1,216 1,164 69 70 31,331 29,840 16,030 14,93 eEtadReon a/ 54,973 55,282 43.4 40.7 122.2 123. 1.3 1 .3 22. 21.1 288 276 1.2 1 .6 2 4..n 51.
23926 24 072 371 3 5,:429 5, 346 5 774 5 728 350 350 171,823 173,882 113,66 114,187 Great ke Region 360,330 386,80 40.3 .o. 109. 15.5 231 2200 330 2.1 53. 5.
27,162 27,313 37,251 37 5 120 6,067 6,811 6,727 630 625 182555 18765 120,53 125,052 Central Eastern Region b; 538,392 551,681 40.1 31.0 110.3 10.6 154 11.5 16.5 16.7 P0300 30.2 30.1 50.5 52.0
58,612 58,998 80,589 81,195 12,616 12,430 13,803 13,619 1,049 1,045 385,709 388,487 250,426 254,162 Totall Eastern District 953,695 993,793 40.5 35.5 111.2 109.7 15.7 13.1 19.4 19.0 312 310 26.6 27.0 51.4 52.7
Southern D;-strict::1
980 6,077 77 7,3 1 1,612 161 1,692 69 66 63,873 64,989 52,455 53277 PocahontaaRegion .. 207 115,179 25.6 19.1 91.4 88.6 24:3 3.2 36.0 3 .4 894 9 7
39,363 39,664 43,660 43,973 5,:55 5,622 5,824 5,773 106 105 125,453 125,698 78.747 79,774 Southern Region 268,391 296,008 30.9 26.9 142 103.9 24 18.1 36 21.6 351
45,343 45,741 51,1431 51,811 7,219 7,234 7,465 7,465 175 171 189,326 190,687 131,202 133,051 Total, Southern District 3d2,598 411,187 29.7 25.1 100.4 99.6 19.2 14,4 26.9 25.5 499 482 31.3 32.1 45.4 45.7
5293106,97,45517 25 22 1363Western District: 28401 a2. 071030.2.12. 44.8 43.7
O 8213 52763 52953 5003 ,91 ,25 5,117 205 202 133,623 128,67 85,630 80,13 Northwestern Region 28,13 291,12 28.8 22.0 110.0 111.8 22.6 20. 0 2.0 2388
3:3,03 43,526 6:1 60,- 7 666 7 883 2l 285 447 45 217,353 222 3 4 142559 154 n-9 Central Western Region 33087 290 24.4 106.2 106.3 1 .0 34.3 34. 2.5 9
33: 3,5O6 3: 3 6 972 9 02, 4 3,,978 61 60T 94,993 61,405 59,918 Southwestern Region 113,917 128,608 26.0 22.1 140.0 131.8 7.4 9.8 31.6 29.1 449 412 23.4 23.2 1.3 39.9
134,692 135,339 147,322 147,992 16,641 16,700 17,384 17,380 713 713 445.969 444,529 289,594 294,951 Total Western District 716,764 750,807 28.2 23.0 113.1 112.8 10.6 9.7 29.3 28.2 407 372 22.9 22.0 45.2 45.2
238,647 240,078 279,342 280,998 36,476 36,364 38,652 38,464 1,937 1,929 1,021,004 1,023,703 671,222 682,164 United States 2,053,057 2,155,787 33.4 28.4 109.8 108.9 14.4 12.1 24.2 23.4 378 363 25.9 25.8 47.4 47.9
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/

Gross Net (raoss ton-n s1 Average nlens (eo ir ru Lotomotiven- oGr ton-miles Pounds of coal
Aeroetrain-mile ,L e-ertrain-hour, hde pe per 1,000 gront
pri___ _. _' Net ton-miles per hour tecluding our i per including Net ton-milese,
Percent lo.ded pert.00aded Per 0ent -0,,, 1 e-tmi ni,,rnct per it n*o?*"e an loomtie and per mile of mned inluin
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent e asalboun~d Train-hours t ex rind tier train-m ite trai n in freight loc ieati tn an il ve- locom otves and rN ett n o oal m i ,
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotive Revenue and nonrevenuo Distrit rgio tenders ervie tenrers dtendersy per day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders mile ofmain tracks tender


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
66 2 66.7 56.1 3 49.9 5,0.1 1,940 1,8414 1,669 1586 601 584 2,2 71,755 New England Region a/ 1,564 1, 563 575 14.8 14.2 23,096 22,100 37.0 6,529 6,097 2,575 2,475 099 106406
60.2 66 .300512,1477 4,140 1o334 49I 52, Cat Lakes Region 1,980 2,5079167.59913.3.9627,718
60.2 59.6 69 67 : 503 14,223 14,391 ,408 12,642 5,513 5:,560 52,631 56:078 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,028 2,084 901 916 13.5 13.327,413 27,718 43.0 41.3 12,37 12,385 ,548 6,567 947589 933,90 133 130
60.6 60.5 62.8 64.0 50.0 50.2 28,463 28,712 24.,829 25,189 10,254 10,478 865,849 879,875 Total, Eastern District 1,968 2,026 813 843 14.6 14.1 28,676 28,627 45.0 42.6 11,393 11,407 5,644 9,729 1,746,657 1,722,591 123 120
Southern District
4 50 438 4 :9 50.0 6,024 6,197 .484 5,632 2, 3,00 112,548 68, ocahontasRegion 3. 307 :3494 1 5 1,865 13.9 13.6 ,72 2,505 167 .19 72 88
1 2 561 572 50.0 8:895 8:977 673 7762 3 314 354,062 360,2 Southern Region 157 381 5 55 16.0 15.6 21,670 2448 43.3 6,572 2 :585 2,493 2,533 0,290 3.15 134
59.1 58.9 52.0 51.7 50.0 50.0 14,919 15,174 13,157 13,394 5,935 6,121 466,610 478,423 Total, Southern District 1,823 1,852 822 846 15.5 15.1 28,196 27.997 44.3 43.4 9,357 9,447 4,222 4,317 866,109 875,142 116 115
Western District. :6,2 7 4.5 125 124
60.9 61.6 61.2 62.5 50.6 51.4 9,699 9,179 84 7,991 3,341 3,065 330827 327,409 Northwestern Region 1,692 1,63 4 668 62 1.1 14.9 25.582 24,406 4.4 5930 5,592 2,244 2,051 6083 568,22 11824
607 608 525 557 5 503 505 ,8 6,0 5899 57 28 2:219 2,165 243,141 249,962 Southwestern Region 1,485 1,459 559 551 16.3 15.7 24,261 22,914 52.3 51.0 6,U4 6,22 2,150 2,02 390,243 392, 2 4 118
60.6 60.1 60.9 63.7 50.7 51.0 32,145 31,890 27,826 27,572 10,223 9,776 1,022,377 1,044,396 Total, Western District 1,672 1,651 614 585 16.3 16.0 27,217 26,400 54.6 53.2 7,039 6,951 2,448 2,330 1,916,161 1,905,345 119 119
60.3 60.0 60.0 61.6 50.3 50.5 75,527 75,776 65,812 66,155 26,412 26,375 2,354,836 2,402,694 United States 1,804 1,819 724 725 15.5 15.1 27,948 27,533 48.6 47.0 8.722 8,699 3,570 3,544 4,528,927 4,503,078 120 119
Average number of locomotives o lin Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
SLocomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceableed Home Foreign Total Aerage miles o Train-mile Passenger-train ear-miles Passnge- miles per unerviceable Pound of coal
D g roadpo tdtrainars locom (othve- of t etal Net tons coal Pounds of coal
a epee train day looemotivesm Nettonsumdcoal tper passenger-m


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
2,8 637 459 143 1,057 1,071" 81 98 2 3 42,1:= 2:,769 26,168 67,13 68.2273 New England Region a/ 6:176110,16,811 1,893 1 3 ,0711 ,081 6.17 6.:26 69.3 69.2 38. j4.0 70,747940 15.6
240 2,565 164021 14288 5 6 6421 9 2N 283044 1 140,09 399, 423,1"2 Great Lakes Region 7 1j:0 2057 40 4 39, 400 3 66 1 .6 13. 13
3342 3961 2237 1781 5579 5742 665 1,396 464631 479038 129:060 119827 593,691 598865 Central Eastern Region b' 21,739 22,o19 7,4 7,341 50,732 46.930 7.62 7.07 103.3 94.5 29.3 24.5 34468 340,481 .
6,342 7,163 4,315 3,941 10,657 11,104 1,201 2,126 748,464 804,187 311,804 286,093 1,060,268 1,090,280 Total, Eastern District 47,612 49,101 14,211 14,295 101,497 98,614 7.79 7.54 99.8 91.1 31.1 29.8 660,769 658,489 15.1 15.0
Southern District: 1 1,o
29 1 04 21 241 1,293 1,290 323 40916:22 16,848 15,446 104,3 102,096 Pocahontas Region Ii 1 816 3, 1 4"629,.12 100221.1 8.
2,951 3:200 iAli l 55 :2:671 2 : 71.00 2 79,602 279:60 3 4 ISouthern Region3.,;:4'1 3M 3'2 4. 4,774 3 28:1 6.73 6.2 81o 1 28: 2 2 9 R6
3,913 4,249 1,652 1,1425 5,565 5,674 882 1,277 296,177 314,514 87,850 95,048 384,027 09.,562 Total, Southern District 42,897 43,748 5.532 5,590 35,387 33,516 6.67 6.29 82.4 78.1 29.2 27.2 277,086 270,968 16.2 16.7
Western District:
2,644 2,997 1,067 84 3,711 3,840 572 966 241,280 6 71,001 71,507 312,281 326,023 Northwestern Region 142,775 43,654 4,096 4,193 27,198 24,840 7.60 6.68 84.1 81.1 27.5 22.1 195,356 181,401 15.6 15.8
3,13 5 1,29 1,lli 44 4576 596 824 245815 2278 92794 89 16 338609 321,593 Central Western Region .... 49,70 50,5 6,039 6 44,244 6.74 8.13 106.5 104,2 31.8 2-1 29036005 28400 13
1,863, :991 656 5614 3 2,519 2,555 536 608 92260 106,061 67,227 63:506 159,487 19567 Southwestern Region1.... 31,813 32,170 96 2,776 29 75 17,503 7.02 6.82 101.5 103.5 26.4 241,i.0 106,977 110 2 13-
7,680 8,446 3,019 2,525 10,699 10,971 1,704 2,398 579,355 623,055 231,022 224,129 810,377 847,1s4 Total, Western District. 124.289 126,415 12,911 13,502 89,898 86,587 8.oo00 7.38 97.2 95.5 29.1 24.6 595,338 576.706 14.0 14.1
17,935 19,858 8,986 7,891 26,921 27,749 3,787 5,801 1,623,996 1,741.756 630,676 605,270 2,254.672 2,347,026 United States .... 214,798 219,264 32,654 33,387 226,782 218,717 7.67 7.25 95.3 90.0 30.0 27.4 1,533,193 1,506,165 14.8 14.9


eovet) ".3~~;sCe caboose tiles.
a' Inolu ae Boton & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statlatlos are reported separately.
Include "-. Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


Includes toi equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil conesued.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil conaumed but exoludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt nours per n tron of coal) consaued In generating power for electric looomotlves.





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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1933 AND 1932


OCTOBER, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
A le ra-l A ,r ,,,l,. ifll T I......,.tn-mil .< ,.s.... ds,) Car -,,le. thoses ds) Per cent PerPer cent Net ton- iles
Avrage nil of road Average ile f all To -iDht-te(tusdsrceint Pecent nl ars unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles rloadedCar-iles per*
r operated tk (Trn-i.) Diritcet and region Cars owned s on ne ofcarof total cars aray per aray train-mile
S-dotrnofmtotalidcar-mile
operated Prinnipal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
7,581 7,627 9,651 9,780 9,977 10,446 11,36 11,814 644 670 285,508 288,689 144,912 151,742 New England Region a/. 5149 55,476 42.4 38.6 122.6 122.2 17.7 12.5 20.9 21.3 264 265 19.0 19.0 44.1 43.1
23,95 2,090 33,817 ,95 50,175 49627 53392 52,95 3161 ,011 1,608, 474 1,573.632 1,045,644 1,019,488 Great Lakes Region 3...26 39,873 41.2 36.9 109.8 109.2 16.7 12.2 21.2 .8 306 279 23.7 23.2
2729 27,382 373 37,629 55,911 55,550 2,362 61 5,687 5,271 1,679 1.617,31 1,090,297 1,071393 Central Eastern Region b 56:63 55.416 37.7 26-3 108.0 1073 14.5 9.6 15.4 14.8 279 257 30.0 28.8 49.4
58,785 59,099 80,828 81,304 116,063 115,623 127,140 125,774 9,492 8,952 3,567,947 3,479,352 2,2o0,653 2,242,623 Total, Eastern District. 976,046 1,002,765 39.5 31.6 109.5 108.9 15.6 10.8 18.0 17.2 289 266 26.3 25.5 51.4 50.5
Southern District:
6,029 6,077 7,807 7,838 14,566 13,77 15,288 14,385 631 54 579,904 517,002 453,724 399,702 Pocahontas Region...1....14,822 116,366 21.9 16.0 93.2 93.5 3.9 2.9 31.8 27.6 794 66 44.6 44.0 72.0 67.6
39,475 39,787 43,773 44,096 54,907 53,507 56,471 54,66 1,020 947 1,217,780 1,157,548 749,998 720,735 Southern Region .. 274,184 297,807 29.9 23.6 105.8 105.0 22.3 15.0 22.3 19.7 320 278 23.2 22.9 36.8 36.1
45,504 45,864 51,580 51,934 69,473 67,280 71,759 69,071 1,651 1,487 1,797,684 1,674,550 1,203,722 1,120,437 Total. Southern District 389,006 414,173 28.1 21.8 102.1 101.7 17.3 11.9 24.9 21.7 448 363 30.1 29.4 44.2 42.5

4,119 4,176 52,851 52,913 42,869 143,229 44,756 44,891 1,724 1,705 1,097,736 1,043,178 662,622 623,279 Northwester Region.......... 287,419 292,710 26. 21.6 109.1 109.7 .1 6.9 18.5 17.0 282 247 24.5 23.2 42.0 9.5
53,460 53,562 60,42 60,580 61,40 63,325 64,459 66,293 3.167 3,192 1,653,702 1,723,567 1,029,04 1,098,i7 Central Western Region 322,121 335, 406 301 24.0 105.6 106.9 13.4 10.5 25.9 25.8 339 328 21.2 20. 44.6 45.5
33,395 33,562 34,312 34,479 36,973 36,579 37,46 36,971 547 554 67,934 842,910 556,214 550,401 Southwestern Region 119,877 136,494 25.2 21.8 137 13 131.7 9.1 6. 28.4 25.4 387 334 22.4 21.7 39.5 39.0
134,974 135,300 147,615 147,972 141,250 143,133 146,685 148,155 5,438 5,451 3,619,372 3,609,655 2,247,920 2,272,597 Total, Western District 729,417 764,610 27.6 22.7 112.2 112.0 10.5 8.8 23.6 22.5 327 300 22.5 21.7 42.5 42.o
239,263 240,263 280,023 281,210 326,786 326,036 345,584 343,000 16,581 15,890 8,985,003 8,763,557 5,732,495 5,635,657 United States .......... 2,094,469 2,181,548 32.4 26.1 109.1 108.6 14.1 10.3 21.2 19.9 330 299 25.5 24.7 46.0 45.1
Car-mnileIs Ton-niles (miiis.) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service co

Gross Net Gross ton-miles Ave miles Gro- Gross ton-miles Locootive- Pounds of coal
periulsin-iea oTaNet ton-miles per hour, in hours excluding eiles per including Nt i per 1,000 grosi
Per ent loaded i t loaded Per ent eastbound Train-hours locomotives and tan-mile train in freight loco andmotive- locomotives and mieno Net tons of coal ton-miles,
h"-sof total Including locomotives Excluding l tives Revnue and nonrevenue District and region tenders service tenders tndeay me rs p er per day consumed including
and tenders a tsenlders ttrsvoIioex o,,.d o nonrvenuc mHle of main tracks per day ocomotives and
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1 1932 1933 1932


66.3 65.5 5.7 5.0 49.6 49.6 17,740 18,081 15,228 15,481 5.427 5,476 678,04 727,026 New Engand Fegion a 1,526 1,42 544 524 14.7 14.4 22,434 21,293 37.5 3.0 6,047 6,o61 2355 2,35 1,025,3 1, ,583 6 118
60.6 60. 6.2 7 .2 50.2 11908 110,074 99707 96,284 3,190 39 3133,492 3,159,417 Great Lakes Region 1,987 1,940 761 736 16.0 15.7 31,20 30,47 .5 11,0 10,647 5,2 4,9 6, 6, ,530 109 11
60.6 60.1 62 .7 .7 29,511 123,566 113,224 107,822 50,139 46,612 4,110,682 4,58,476 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,025 1,941 897 839 13.6 13.7 27,544 26,567 39.5 37.6 11,3 10,767 6,53 5,5 8, ,79 8,236,256 131 133
61.0 60.8 63.2 64.6 50.0 49.9 261,159 251,721 228,159 219,587 93,756 88,627 7,922,978 7,944,919 Total, Eastern District 1,966 1,899 808 767 14.6 14.6 28,797 27,639 41.6 39.5 10,629 10,151 5,246 4,917 15,746,940 15,380,369 121 122

51 6 4 46 50 5,6 7 494Souther nDistrict:
61.9 61.6 5.5 6. 4,6 23 2543 22 753 1,033512 92 00 PocahontasRegion 3,360 3,140 1,774 1,652 14.1 14.0 47,348 44,042 40.0 3 6, 2275 20,063 14,100 12,275 2,405,796 2,190,541 9 91
S1.6 582 54 73009 6 28250 26,1474 3,360,1 3,298,491 Southern nRegon :1,330 1:295 515 495 16.3 16.2 21,72 21009 43.5 41.6 6:377 5,99 2,354 2,182 5,695,189 5,456,394 134 135
59.9 59.9 53.8 54.6 50.2 50.2 138,868 128,616 121,943 112,551 54,093 49,227 4,393,700 4,260,571 Total, Southern District 1,755 1,673 779 732 15.8 15.7 27,754 26,293 42.7 40.8 6,856 8,120 3,910 3,519 8,100,985 7,646,935 117 119
Western District
62.4 62.6 5.7 56.8 50.2 .4 7423 73,276 68,062 63,274 26,645 24,154 2,794,769 2,864,415 Northwestern Region ...... 1,588 1,464 626 559 15.3 15.1 24,35 22,090 40.7 39.9 4,881 4,541 1,835 1,64 4,887,117 4,74t9,90 125 130
61.6 61.1 60.4 62.3 49 :7 117,24. 121:356 100461 10:15 35 ,030 35 89 3,517,030 3,750,901 Central Western Region. 1,636 1,645 570 567 17. 16.9 28,56 27,76 49.6 49.3 6,30 6,56 2,155 2,197 7,005,13 7,243,697 120 9
60.9 60.5 55.4 576 50.6 50 6144 59937 53:151 51,46 19,i9 I1825 2,212,423 2,222,145 Southwestern Region........ 1,438 1407 525 500 16. 16.5 24,024 23,15 49.5 547. 5929 5,700 1,913 1,786 3,521,659 3.'387,397 114 113
61.7 61.4 58.7 59.6 50.1 50.2 257,516 254,569 221,674 218,890 81,294 78,328 8,524,222 8,837,461 Total, Western District 1,569 1,529 576 547 16.6 16.2 26,005 24,768 46.4 45.6 5,739 5,641 1,961 1,898 15,414,589 15,381,074 120 121
61.0 60.9 59.5 60.6 50.0 50.1 657,543 634,906 571,776 551,028 229,143 216,182 20,80o,900 21,062,951 United States ... .. 1,750 1,690 701 663 15.7 15.5 27,435 26,161 43.7 42.2 7,724 7,403 3,150 2,950 39,262,514 3,40o8,378 119 121

Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENi GER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service df

Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Honie Foreign Total Average miles of Train-mites Passenger-train ear-miles Passenger- Locomotive- Per un cent
S i lg) tt and regionr)train e miles per unservieable
msilregio road operated (th..ni) handsd) ts e locomotive- of total Pounds of coal
per train day locomotives Netotons of coal peropasseer-ea
consumed train car-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 19331933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
3T3-1932I


106 107 41,754
538 810 268,707
1,016 1,722 472,062


782,523

92,264
218,438
310,702

249,878
257,203
102,100
609,181
1,702,406


290,124
484,875
817,458

96,514
236,245
332,759

258,670
274,875
117,872
651,417
1,601,634


25,861
142,228
118,381
286,470

14,772
71,512
86,284

63,678
82,910
62,749
209,337
582,091


25,346 67,615
140,031 410,935
109,013 590.443


274,392

12,233
76,406
88,639

62,463
83,599
58,823
204,885
567,916


1,068,993

107,036
289,950
396,986

313,556
340,113
164,849
818,518
2.214.497


67,807
430,155
593, 8S
1,091,w50

108,747
312,651
421,398


358:4a7
179,695
856,302
2.369.5590


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 .......-- ......


6,613 6,839 19,31 20,791 113,398
19,591 20,486 090 53,974 376,235
21,863 22,355 71,78 7,751 466,692


48,067



43,093

42 9V0
31,936
124,867
216,027


49,680

5,718
38,163
43,881




126,675
220,236


139,278

47,971
47,7314
55,708

40,079
27,4lO1
126,470
321,456


___ J. ____________ I ___ I ___ I


152.516



60,664

44,126
67,934
30,329
142,389
355,569


956,325

47,141
308,982
356,123



49,565
829,585
2,142,033


126,797
428,654
503,37
1,05o,798

52,374
327,693
380,067

265,979
472,705
196,301
924,985
2,363,850


6.22 6.45 69.5 73.0 35.7 29.6
6.42 6.54 107.6 106.0 30.2 31.1
7.21 7.09 96.6 99.7 6.3 21.5
7.50 7.53 94.6 96.7 29.4 26.3

6.20 6.11 99.9 105.9 14.0 10.6
6.77 6.663 1.1 63.3 30.3 25.2
6.69 6.55 83.4 86.0 28.4 23.4

:7.0 6.77 60.0 65.2 24.4 20.4
8.09 o100.9 10.2 30.81 25.5
6.76 6.93 100.4 105.1 25.5 22.1
7.55 7.43 93.1 99.2 27.4 22.9
7.36 7.31 91.8 95.5 28.4 24.5


730,877
2,329,533
3,2O,079
6,268,489


2,347:55.
2,757,144

1,603,572
2,742,049
1,052,894
5,604,515
14,630,142


803,499
2,580,833
3,567,137
6,951,469

459,018
22,49,769
2,948,787

1,943,198
3,052,9+1
1,142,979
6,142,118
16,042,374


15.6


15.2



16.0


13.6
13.4

14.4
15.0


I I -- Ia .I I


B/ Inoludee the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
,/ Includes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonna6e of oeal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) confsred In generating power for electric lociotives. MENT PRINTIN OFFCE 33
14227-O U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE .1933


607 661
2,403 2,718
3,528 4,273
6,538 7,652

1,022, 1,080
3,044 3,349
4,066 4,429

2,772 2,997
3,136 3,509
1,892 2,038
7,800 8,544
18,404 20,625


44M 416
1,683 1,591
2,137 1,527
4,268 3,534

287 205
1,300 1,033
1,587 1,238

988 827
1,342 1,ll1
637 569
2,973 2.507
8,828 7,279


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10,806

1,309
4,344
5.653


2,529
10,773
27,232


11,186

1,285
4,392
5,667


2,607
11,051
27,904


1,660

424
648
1,072

897
919
615
2,431
5,163


2,639

469
899
1,388

1,117
1,139

2,942
6,.969


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-210
NOVEMBER, 1933


FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1933 AND 1932


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent
Average mile of ro Average miles of all Train-miles unsseviceable Per cent all ars unserviceable Car-mile per Net ton-miles a Car-miles per
opAverateesdof roa er a Pricipal ad helper ighmain tracks ht usands)District and region Cars owned onoer alblene of ears ofunse icrle Carmr-day per car-daymile Net t e Ctrain- mileer *
erae d operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty oof totaled on eo lears loaded


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District
7 524 7.618 9,587 9,755 1,031 988 1,182 1,121 71 65 29,304 26,6 15,56 14325 New England Region a/ ...... 4,932 55,277 42.4 40.3 123.9 122.7 19.1 16.1 22.1 20.2 288 259 20.0 1 .8 44.8 42.5
23910 2083 33730 3 5,211 ,900 559 5211 352 305 161,317 1,971 107,296 100,372 Great Lakes Region 359,30 36,4 10.5 40.5 109.1 108.8 15.9 15.6 22. 19 338 291 24.6 27 526 9
27,162 27,309 37251 37 2 5,750 5,515 6,25 6,110 60 526 16868 153,182 113,565 109,270 Central Eastern Regionb/ 537,372 551,417 39.7 32.2 106.7 107.9 15.8 11.7 16.4 14.7 301 262 30-7 30.5 50.1 .6
58.,596 59,010 80,568 81,201 11,992 11,403 13.156 12,442 1,031 896 359,389 328,841 236,717 223,967 Total, Eastern District- 951,684 993,160 40.3 36.2 108.6 109.1 16.0 13.5 19.2 17.0 3114 273 27.1 27.0 50.7 49.5
Southern District: 731 1 5 1.
5, 979 6,044 77 7,804 1,51 1,9 1,2 1,52 64 60 6 3 596 44,18 46,220 Pocahontas Region....... .. 113,262 115,01 25.6 20. 95.5 90. 3. 3.3 3 6.1 70.6 7.8
39,357 39,617 365 3,956 5,509 5,332 5,664 5,56 103 96 11570 1:71 76:380 73,179 Southern Region ....127 295,511 30.9 27. 105.0 10.9 25. 1.6 23.1 19. 34 291 2.5 2.5 36.3 35.1
45,336 45,691 51,424 51,760 6,960 6,791 7,188 6,985 167 156 175,103 166,o067 120,798 119,399 Total, Southern District 381,389 410,552 29.7 26.1 102.2 100.9 19.4 14.8 25.3 23.0 468 423 31.3 31.7 13.5 13.0
Western District:
47,98 4,201 52,695 52,940 4,386 4,138 4,576 4,294 171 154 10,30 96,910 6,688 903 Northwestern Region. 282,240 290,690 31.0 23..4 109.8 111.4 8.3 6.9 18.6 15.7 282 234 24.2 23.5 4.4 37.9
6021 60569 6 917 6 2 6 578 34 3 17 606 6 125 518 111:8970 Central Western Region ... 035 330067 30.3 26.2 105.2 105.3 11.6 11.7 31.2 2. 40 330 21. 2. 46.2 4.7
333:293 3354 34,210 3463 3757 373 394 377 5 55 ,302 566 5,794 Southwestern Reion ... 12,175 26786 26. 22.0 1.6 133.1 7.2 7.1 23.3.2 37
134,523 135.319 147,123 147,972 15,060 14,160 15,664 14,650 609 520 362,216 342,904 244,874 222,567 Total, Western District 712,450 747,543 29.6 24.3 112.7 112.4 10.7 9.4 26.0 22.4 362 303 22.8 22.2 42.6 110.9
238,455 240,020 279,115 280,933 34,012 32,35 36,00 31,077 1,07 1,572 916,70 837,812 602,389 565,933 United States............................... .. 2,04,523 2,151,255 3. 29.4 08.8 108.7 1.7 123 22.7 20.0 35 310 26.1 26.0 45.6 44.4
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c
Gross Net Grao mton-mlu s Average miles per rain-hour, Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hour, penehud ri omotive-p r including Net1ton
Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Tper train-mile trainsin freight locomotives and locomotives and Net tons of coal oniper s,
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District and region tenders service tenders day tenders, per per mie of road consumed including
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks per locomotives and
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
6.9 65.1 56.7 8.3 50.0 9.6 1,899 1,711 1,636 1,467 587 528 69,976 67,45 Ne.w England Region a/ ... 1,56 1,44 570 531 11.7 11.6 23,379 21,616 39.2 36.7 6,60 5 585 2,602 2,310 12,596 106,50 119 12
60 64.6 4.3 50. 49.9 1166 10 792 1020 917 3,975 67 32690 313390 Great Lake Rgon 1,958 1,922 763750 15.9 15.6 3121 30,050 9.1 3 11,51 10592 552 5,08 70597 0972 121 121
59.2115C116r0. 19.t1,22 12,2 Region263,2s10,66015,16,
598 65 648 5.2 49.7 13,282 12 11634 10660 5:87 : : 537 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,023 1,933 902 847 13.6 13.6 27,608 26,26 1. 38. 11,85 10,887 6,365 5,699 951,179 866,339 143 142
60.3 59.5 63.9 64.1 50.4 49.8 26,867 24,748 23,474 21,544 9,749 8,871 818,281 786,772 Total, Eastern District 1,957 1,889 813 778 14.7 14.5 28,687 27,383 44.3 40.1 11,115 10,159 5,546 5,011 1,769,672 1,623,761 132 131
Southern Distritc2t:
85:3. 36632:.95.2,r 1044 ,3a,5at5Region0337 31 lt7 13-9 13.874661.6 ,5,3. 38 4,544,3 224932,612,1 2601ah9nta94Region
6.* 0.2 ko56.9 57.8 9.5 9.7 r 78:938,036 347o3 "6:96 2:909 2:7 310:563 7 329:7p6 Southern SReion ..... .. 1,333 1,293 528 6.2 1 6.2 21,565 20,909 45.1 42.2 6,513 6 607,250 583,3
59.2 58.2 53.6 52.9 50.0 49.9 13,883 13,382 12,185 11,734 5,171 5,262 445,220 435,324 Total, Southern District 1,751 1,728 786 775 15.6 15.6 27,370 26,9541 44.2 42.0 8,999 6,618 4,025 3,639 867,889 839,427 125 125
Western District:
62.6 63. 4 60.1 59.1 51.4 51 7,63 6,815 6,699 5,8654 2,618 2,27 283,11 492 269,221 Northwestern Region ......... 1,527 1,'1 597 9 15.5 15. 23,630 21,73 42.4 38.6 4,910 ,291 1,1 1,572 537,916 75,006 139 139
59.9 59 623 625 99 49 670 117 10100 07 3 1 399396 371157 Central Western Region 1,99 1,606 591 3 16.9 29,30 27,2 57.5 50.0 7,567 6,500 2,559 2,11 89,912 53147 12 12
61.2 600 537 552 50.9 50 6,219 5979 5,339 5,110 200 1911 227,073 230,106 SouthWestern Region.......... 53 512 16.5 16.2 23,512 22,210 51.2 50.1 6,060 573 2,010 1,699 372,281 31,12 120 127
61.0 60.6 59.8 59.8 50.5 50.2 27,652 24,605 23,792 21,064 8,713 7,626 909,961 870,484 Total, Western District 1,590 1, 46 579 539 16.6 16.3 26,146 24,198 50.7 1 6.0 6,265 5,543 2,159 1,879 1,760,109 1,611,495 127 131
60.3 59.7 60.2 60.1 50.4 50.o 68,402 62,735 59,451 54,342 23,936 21.759 2,173,462 2,092,580 United States ............. .. 1,7I 1,680 70 673 15.6 15.5 27,353 25,969 46.8 42.8 8,169 7,11 3,316 3,022 1 4,397,670 4,074,683 129 130
Average number of locomotives on lhne 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 Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles Paesoge- miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) thousandsd) train as locomotive- of total Net tens of coal Pounds of coal
per train day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

231 06- 2044 M 7 6 471 660 6 S7, 2 ES2ew4EnglandRegi2on a)i. 6,469 6,696 1,844 1,931 10,706 1,1411 6.14 6.25 68.6 69.P 36.7 33.9 72,762 6,119 3t6.6 16.
3379 3,918 222 57 7 1,38 45231 121176 11,10 57377 59,9 Central Eastern Region b/.... 1739 ,0 6,8 7,101 748 7 6.94 97. 94.8 301 2.5 3 508 3,286 17.6 1.
6,373 7,075 4,304 4,006 10,677 11,061 1,276 2,080 736,913 807,853 296,544 275.347 1,033,457 1,083,200 Total, Eastern District 47,560 48,986 13,249 13,882 89,723 93,881 7.10 7.37 94.5 91.5 31-8 29.3 623,996 662.82 16.3 15.9
Southern District:
963 1016 331 266 1,294 1,22 335 387 93,32 90,11 14,363 1411292 108.,195 104,410 Pocahontas Region ............. 5,62 763 795 ,641 1,616 6.40 6.12 100.7 95.7 139 .134 1,211 42,089 16.1 I 16.6
2,94 3176 1,31 1,211 4258 4387 532 812 212,162 232,923 69,25 77,01 21,20 309937 Southern Region... 37,405 3,0 ,53 ,657 2919 2,636 6.7 6.6 0.3 75.9 30.7 29.6 23562 233,734 16.5 16.9
3,903 4,192 1,649 1,477 5,552 5,669 867 1,199 305,994 323,041 83,621 91,306 389,615 414,347 Total, Southern District 42,890 43,690 5,297 5,152 34,060 33,252 6.73 6.41 82.8 78.3 28.7 27.7 276,673 275,823 16.- 17.1
942 1e1 901 843 62 1,052 242,305 257,100 67,578 66,652 30. 5 .te tri. 42,09 43,653 3.9A 4, 23 4030 6.89 6.60 1-681 81.7 29.6 23.0 185,109 14,002 1.2 16.6
629 I31,052 212,305 [ 257,100 67,57 I 66,652 3 .,83 323,52 Northwes3tern Region 112....2,609 113,53 3
3,4 3,3892 139 1,203 592 601 996 24.219 265,82 87,26 61,550 33,5 37,2 Central Western Region...... 19,309 5,9 6,1 3 91 47 62 8.1 7 .87 103.8 102.5 3.3 27.7 3,52 6,0 14.5
1,841 1,988 662 562 2,503 2,550 537 584 94,193 106,:437 6565 62,261 1568,853 168,698 Southwestern Region ..... 31,812 32 2,617 16,235 16,87 6. 6.76 101.9 104. 2.9 108,920 116,07 1.1 14.
7,523 6,319 3,167 2,666 10,690 10,985 1,767 2,622 583,719 629,419 219,522 210,463 803.241 839,882 Total, Western District 124,030 126,370 12,287 13,050 79,462 81,996 7.46 7.22 95.1 95.2 30.2 25.1 567,557 583,129 15.2 15.1
17.799 19,586 9,120 8,149 26.919 27,735 3,910 5,901 1,626,626 1,760,313 599,687 577,116 2.226,313 2,337,429 United States ..... .. 214,480 219,016 30,833 32,384 203,245 209,129 7.30 7.11 92.3 90.1 30.5 27.1 1,468.226 1,521.434 16.0 15.8


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* Includes aboose miles.
j Inoludes Boston A Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistles are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for whlch operating statlstios are reported separately.


SIncludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil oonuated but exoludes the equivalent tonnage of ooal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of ooael) consumed in generating power for electric looomotives.





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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1933 AND 1932


NOVEMBER, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent Net ton-miles
Average miles of road average miles of all Train-miles Distrct and rgio Cars owned unserviceable on line unserviceable Car-lepe Net toniles per loaded Car-mles per
operated main tk (thousands) of total n d of total cars cr day per car-day tram-mile
o operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owne on line car-mie


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
7,576 7,626 9,645 9,778 11,008 11,434 12,568 12,935 714 735 ,31,12 15,377 160,768 166,067 New England Region a/ 55,128 55,459 42.2 38.8 122.8 122.3 17.7 12.9 21.0 21.2 266 264 19.1 19.0 44.2 43.1
23951 24,090 33809 33,902 55,386 54,527 58,941 5006 3,513 3,317 1769791 1722,603 1,152,940 1,119,860 GreatLakesRegion.. 372,911 393,203 41.1 37.2 109.7 109.2 167 12.5 21.4 19.8 309 2 23.8 23.3 53 53.1
27,241 27,375 37350 37,615 61,661 61,o065 68,787 67,276 6,295 5,796 1, 733 1,770,213 1,203,862 1,180,663 Central Eastern Regionb/ 545,830 553,225 37.9 26.9 107.9 107.3 14.6 9.8 15.5 14.8 281 258 30.0 29.0 50.4 49.3
58,768 59,091 80,804 81,295 128,055 127,026 140,296 138,217 10,522 9,848 3,927,336 3,808,193 2,517,570 2,466,590 Total, Eastern District 973,869 1,001,887 39-5 32.0 109.4 108.9 15.6 11.1 18.1 17.2 291 267 26.4 25.6 51.3 50.4
Southern District:
6 025 607 7804 7835 16017 15,232 16,812 15,912 696 601 636,437 572,598 498,142 445,922 Pocahontas Region ........ 114,680 116,247 22.2 16.4 93.4 93.2 39 2.9 31.7 28.1 794 697 44.6 44.2 718 67.9
39,:464 39:774 43,762 44,083 60:416 58839 62,135 60,144 1,123 1,0o42 1,336350 1,268,019 826,378 793,914 Southern Region 273,650 297,598 30.1 23.9 105.7 105.0 22.5 15-3 22. 19.7 323 279 23.3 23.0 36.7 36.0
45,489 45,849 51,566 51,918 76,433 74,071 78,947 76,056 1,819 1,643 1,972,787 1,840,617 1,324,520 1,239,836 Total, Southern District 388,330 413,845 28.3 22.2 102.0 101.7 17.5 12.1 24.9 21.9 450 387 30.2 29.6 44.1 42.6
Western District:
48,104 48,178 52,832 52915 47255 47368 49,334 49,186 1,896 1,858 1,206,044 1,14,88 727,310 679,182 Northwestern Region..... 286,946 292,526 26.7 21.8 109.1 109.8 8.1 6.9 18.5 16.9 282 246 24.4 23.2 41.9 39.4
53 53 6041 60579 2 69613 71 2 72871 3550 3503 1841308 1,887,220 1,154, 602 1,210 787 Central Western Region 321,751 334.921 30.1 24.2 105.6 106.8 13.5 10.6 26.4 25.9 345 328 21.2 20.8 44.8 45.4
3339 33,56 34;33 34:478 00 9o;3 41,262 ,748 6010 609 954236 925,251 6 882 605.195 Southwestern Region...... 119,180 135,618 253 21.9 137.9 129.8 9.0 9.0 28.5 25.9 390 342 225 21.8 394 3.9

134.,929 135,301 147,566 147,972 156,310 157,293 162,348 162,805 6,047 5,970 4,001,588 3.952,559 2,492,794 2,495,164 Total, Western District 727,877 763,065 27.8 22.8 112.3 112.0 10.5 8.9 23.8 22.5 330 300 22.5 21.7 42.5 41.9
239,186 240,241 279,936 281,185 366,07 358,390 381,591 377,078 18,388 17,461 9,901,711 9,60.,,7 6,334,884 6201,590 United States 2,090,076 12,178,797 32.5 26.1 19.0 o108.6 14.1 10.4 21.3 19.9 332 300 25.6 24.8 46.0 45.1
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Trffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
Gross Net Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ton-miles Locomotve-
per train-mile, Net ton-miles er ho, per tra-hour, Gross ton.miles, Pounds of coal
Tsoscdmgpexcluding Iincluding Net ton-miles per 1,000 gross
er cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours lin and per train-mile trains in freight loco indtm andt l ocomttivv and Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Per cent loaded Including locomotives Eding ing locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue D t nd ro tende serce d daytenders, per dayd
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks locnotives and
per day tenders


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
66.2 65 576 58.O 49.7 49.6 19,639 19,796 16,864 16,947 6,014 6,003 748,780 794,871 New England Regiona/...... 1,532 1,482 546 525 14.7 14.4 22,522 21,321 37.4 37.9 6,096 6,043 2,377 2,350 1,137,957 1,172,280 116 118
60.6 6 643 655 502 502 125 ,594 120,866 10,9 105 02 4, 165 140,213 3,40,396 3,472,807 Great Lakes Region 1,984 1,939 761 737 16.0 15.7 31,763 30,437 45.8 42.6 11,122 10,642 5,271 4,983 6,32,24o 6,729,502 110 111
0.5 60.0 63.: 6:7 :498 497 1142,793 135,808 124:,858 118:482 55,327 51,282 4,532,083 4,4614,013 Central Eastern Region b 2,025 1,940 897 840 13.6 13.7 27,550 26,542 39.7 37.6 11,44 10,777 6,01 5,592 9,445,973 9,102,595 132 134
60,9 60.7 63.3 64.5 50.0 49.9 288,026 276,470 251,633 241,131 103,506 97,498 8,741,259 8,731,691 Total, Eastern District 1,965 1,898 808 768 14.6 14.5 28,787 27,616 41.8 39.5 10,672 10,152 5,273 4,925 17,516,170 17,004,377 122 123
Southern District:
56.1 56.2 44.7 145.7 50.1 50.0 59,371 53,311 53,776 ,48,091 ,409 25,314 1,138,169 1,087,618 Pocahontas Region 3,357 3.157 1,774 1,662 14.1 14.o 47,247 44,217 40.1 38.4 22777 20,310 14,118 12,44o 2,666,435 2,446,624 90 92
61.8 61.5 58.1 58.3 50.2 50.2 93:381 8,686 6 ;353 76,194 31,158 2975 3,700,751 3,628,277 Southern Region 1,330 1,295 516 496 16.3 16.2 21,713 21,000 43.7 41.7 6,389 6,005 2,364 2,190 6,302,308 6,039,738 135 136
59.8 59.8 53.8 54.4 50.2 50.1 152,752 141,997 134,129 124,285 59,567 54,489 4,838,920 4,715,895 Total, Southern District 1,755 1,678 779 736 15.8 15.7 27,719 26,354 42.9 40.9 8,869 8,164 3,921 3,548 8,968,743 8,486,362 117 120
Western District:
62.4 627 58.9 57.0 503 505 86,191 80,092 74,761 69 128 29,14614 261428 3,078,261 34,133,636 Northwestern eternRegion 1,582 1,459 624 558 15.4 15.1 224,287 22,060 40.8 39.8 4,884 4,518 1,834 1,637 ,5,1425,033 5,224,986 126 130
61.5 60 06 2 49 130919 133166 2216 14,255 39118 39331 3916426 412208 Central Western Regin 1,642 1,41 573 565 17.4 16. 28,652 27,718 50.3 49.4 6,486 6,562 2,192 2,192 7,56,62 7,999,133 120 120
61.0 60.5 55.2 574 506 50.7 6,o62 65,916 58,489 56,571 21,26 20,95 2,1439,496 242251 Southwestern Region .. 1,436 1,403 526 501 16.7 16.14 23,976 23,069 49.6 47.4 5,941 5,707 1,922 1,796 3,892,043 3,767,914 114 114
61.6 61.3 58.8 59.6 50.1 50.2 285,172 279,174 245,466 239,954 90,008 85,954 9,434,183 9,707,945 Total, Western District- 1,570 1,525 576 546 16.6 16.2 26,019 24,717 46.8 45.6 5,786 5,632 1,997 1,896 17,173,700 16,992,033 120 122
61.0 60.8 59.6 60.6 50.1 50.1 725,950 697,641 631,228 605,370 253.081 237,941 23,014,362 23,155,531 United States ... ...... 1,750 1,689 701 664 15.7 15.5 27,428 26,1144 144.0 142.2 7,764 7,406 3,168 2,957 43,658,613 42,482,772 120 122
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

ICoal consumption in road service d
I Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region Average miles of Thoain-mils (Passnger-train car-miles tran l e- uner Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
a 1y locomotives consumed



1933 1932 933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 193 1932 193 1932 193 1932 19 2 19 1932 91 93 1922 1933 1932 19E1933 1932


615 659 448 418 1,063 1,077 105 106 41,654 42,523 26,017 25,308
2,401 2,70 1678 1,601 4,079 14,301 533 791 266,559 28,647 1142,628 139,578
3,514 14,2141 2,1145 1,557 5,659 5,798 989 1,692 470,366 M8,541 118,415 109,218
6,530 7,600 4,271 3,576 10,801 11,176 1,627 2,589 778,579 816,711 287,060 274,104 1

1,017 1,075 291 211 1,308 1,286 416 480 92,406 95,934 14,737 12,418
3,027 3,333 1,302 1,049 4,329 4,382 637 891 217,822 235,925 71,318 76,488
4,044 4,408 1,593 1,260 5,637 5,668 1,053 1,371 310,228 331,859 86,055 88,906

2,755 2,992 1,003 8314 3,758 3,826 873 1,111 249,215 258,600 63,943 62,723
,133 3.499 1,348 1,119 441 4,618 89 1,125 256,337 274,160 83,447 83,427
888 2,033 639 569 2,527 2,602 608 678 101,396 116,858 62,921 59,203
7,776 8,524 2,990 2,522 10,766 11,046 2,371 2,914 606,948 649,618 210,311 205,353
18,350 20,532 8,854 7,358 27,204 27,890 5,051 6,874 1,695,755 1,798,188 583,426 568,363 2

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


67,671
409,187
588,781
,065,639

107,143
289,140
396,283

313,158
167,317
817,259


67,831
429,225
593,759
1,090,815

108,352
312,413
420,765

321,323
357,587
176,061
854,971


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


6,600
19,568
21,852
48,020

5,543
37,532
43,075

42,919
49,946
31,912
124,777
215,872


6,826
20,1466
22,325
49,617


38,148
43,863

43,582
50,798
32,268
126,648
220,128


21,154
52,596
78,760o
152,510


52:267
61,005


30,111
138,758
352,273


22,723
58,823
84,852
166,398

9,718
56,398
66,116

48,217
74,076
33,116
155,439
387,953


124,10o4
410,504
511,440
1,046,048

51,782
338,401
390,183

269,528
458,718
180,801
909,047
2.345.278


138,207
466,444
548,028
1,152,679

56,989
356,330
413,319

290,009
513,797
203,175
1,006,981
2.572,979


6.44
8.53
7.08
7.52

6.11
6.61
6.54

6.76
8.08
6.91
7.41
7.30


69.0
107.5
96.7
94.5

100.0
81.1
83.3

80.1
101.1
100.5
93.3
91.8


72.7
105.5
99.3
96.2

105.0
82.6

85.3

84.9
107.7
105.1
98.8
95.0


803,505
2,562,239
3,526,587
6,892,331

450,810
2,583,007
3,033,817

1,988,681
3,022,086
1,161,507
6,172,274
16,098,422


880,021
2,822,610
3,911,423
7,614,054

501,107
2,723,503
3,224,610

2,127,200
3,335,999
1,261,589
6,724,788
17,563,452


72, 9,181 I 2,366.55 a 1 ,


o/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage-for fuel oil consumed.
a Include the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hour per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric loeonotlve s NT O CE n.




3 1262 08855 3416


Subject to revision


Statement No. M-210
DECEMBER, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued


Average milesof road Averagetive-mi (ouss)miles miles (thousands) er ct Per et all c' une iceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Net tldes Car-miles per
o Average miles of t ac gso Train-miles unsericeahl n l farof total r ar-day per N ar-day tran-mile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty loomtives ""on lineay er-nile

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District
7,531 7,621 9,588 9,718 1,04? 1,033 1,202 1,173 71 68 27,504 26,809 14,212 14,952 e England Region a 54,912 55,286 42.3 39.6 125.1 123.2 17.6 16.2 19.6 19.8 261 256 20.2 20.2 40.8 41.4
23,71 24,049 33,682 33.927 5,104 561 5,430 5,387 342 327 15,401 149,902 101,575 102,930 Great Lakes Region 357728 386,514 39.7 40. 109.1 108.6 16.1 15.9 21.1 19.4 322 289 25.2 25.1 51.2 51.O
27,138 27,309 37,229 37,479 5,546 5,616 6,211 6,235 592 549 157, 838 151,570 106,846 107,036 Central Eastern Region b' 536,570 551,087 39.5 32.4 106.3 107.1 15.8 11.8 15.0 14.1 275 259 30.8 31.3 48.7 47.0
58.540 58,979 80,499 81,124 11,699 11,710 12,843 12,795 1,005 944 339,743 328,281 222,633 224,918 Total, Eastern District 949,210 992,887 39.8 36.2 108.5 108.6 16.0 13.6 17.6 16.6 292 271 27.4 27.6 49.1 48.2
Southern District:
5,969 6,043 7.760 7,805 1,359 1,464 1,422 1,535 59 60 49,566 53,226 37,190 42,659 Pocahontas Region 111,078 114,451 25.4 20.2 96.4 92.1 3.3 3.2 26.1 29.3 672 748 45.0 45.9 64.8 66.5
39,347 39,591 43,645 43,898 5,6 ,504 5,590 5,634 99 104 112,720 110,266 73,500 74,397 Southern Region 263,305 292,505 31.2 27.4 107.5 105.9 26.6 18.7 21.5 19.2 315 286 24.5 24.9 35.1 34.5
45,316 45,634 51,405 51,703 6,805 6,968 7,012 7,169 158 164 162,286 163,492 110,690 117,056 Total, Southern District 374,383 406,956 29.9 25.7 104.2 102.0 20.2 14.8 22.6 21.8 413 403 30.8 31.7 41.1 41.2
Western District
47,910 48,185 52,616 2,921 4,132 4,090 4,292 4,247 164 151 95,524 89,353 56,098 52,827 Northwestern Region 281,224 289,5 31.0 23.3 109.5 111.0 8.2 6.8 15.9 14.3 246 212 24.6 23.7 37-7 35.7
53,1426 53543 60,116 0 6,199 5,931 6,455 6180 320 274 156570 140.535 9968 91192 Central Western Region 316,987 329, 31.1 27.2 104.9 105.2 14.4 11.7 2.9 21.6 336 286 22.1 21.9 42.3 40.0
33,227 33,520 34,145 34,437 3724 3,750 3,756 3,795 51 54 81,472 74,725 54,902 51,473 Southwestern Region 111,255 124,013 26.5 22.4 141.3 135.4 7.3 9.3 28.0 24.2 383 322 22.9 224 37.6 34.6
134,283 135.248 146,877 147,898 14,055 13.771 14,503 14,222 535 479 333566 304,613 210,968 195,492 Total, western District 709,466 743,456 30.0 24.7 112.4 112.5 10.6 9.3 22.0 19.3 311 265 23.0 22.5 39.7 37.2
238,139 239,861 278,781 280,725 32,559 32,449 34.358 34,186 1,698 1,587 835,595 796,386 544,291 537,466 United States .................. 2,033,059 2,143,299 33.9 29.5 109.1 108.7 14.8 12.3 20.1 18.5 320 292 26.3 26.5 43.4 42.1
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions)
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
Gross Net ers torn-maile, Average miles Grs tai, Locomottve- Gross ton-miles Pounds of coal
Per c ent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours e---oo ding- per traintt ile train i freight ioc totg lorioir- ,neig -t Neg.t t Net tons of coal eton
Per centloaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Reene and nonrevenue Disri ad r go titnders service tender day tenders, per per mlerd consumed including
and tenders and tenders nule of main tracks peray locomotives and
per day tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
65.9 64.2 51 3 5.2 499 1,791 1,759 154 15056 54169, New England Region a 1,53 1,5 30 24 14.5 14.8 21,071 21,503 39.2 371 6,024 5,37 2,3 2,291 120732 113,998 135 13
6.652 12io8NwEnglandeRegion a/ 1211 5s0 .1:071 2,380 2,29 120,2 113Z 130
6 5 50.2 150.2 1 1,271901 11 0,a :,4' 2 P2 :424 1:Geat L.s8Region
.3 59.3 65.5 50. 50.2 11,2 1 0,91 9,18 9,55 3 5 365 322, Great Lakes Region 1,92 1, 744 16.0 15.7 30,800 29,619 .9 44.0 10,790 10, 5,264 5,051 698,524 688,052 124 125
596 56 65.8 66. 50.2 50.2 12529 12,219 10,911 10,602 4,867 ,743 08,610 414,362 Central Eastern Regionb/ 1,967 1,888 77 44 13.6 13.6 26,704 25,587 39.2 37.8 10,856 10,517 5,785 5,602 929,173 912,191 148 149
60.4 59.3 64.9 65.5 50.4 50.2 25,586 24,959 22,253 21,662 9,318 9,0o49 799,667 806,887 Total, tEastern District 1,902 1,850 796 773 14.6 14.5 27,827 26,846 42.1 40.1 10,253 9,925 5,134 4,950 1,748,429 1,714,241 137 137
57: 55"5 1 494 9":1 n: 4662 4la0d 6,2Southern District:
57.1 55.5 51.5 49.4 51.1 50.8 4,662 5,078 4,188 4,566 2231 2,443 95,753 105,069 Pocahontas Region 3,081 3,119 1,641 1,669 14.2 13.9 43,737 43.458 37.2 40.2 19,377 20,988 12,056 13,041 239,344 267,065 103 105
60.5 59.7 56.2 57.9 49.3 49.7 8,188 8,139 7,018 6,96 2767 2747 326,751 34,08 Southern Region 1,289 1,265 508 499 16.7 16.2 21,477 20,6 43.1 42.1 6,02 5,981 2,268 2,238 595,50 614,558 1 151
59.5 58.3 54.8 55.1 49.9 50.1 12,850 13,217 11,206 11,526 4,998 5,190 422,504 445,153 Total, Southern District 1,647 1,654 734 745 16.1 15.7 26,522 25,893 41.7 41.7 8,064 8,246 3,558 3,664 834,852 881,623 130 133

63.00 56.6 50.3 50.2 6,895 6,449 5,907 5,468 2,352 2,116 265,746 264,758 Northwestern Region 1,430 1,337 569 518 15.5 15 22,229 20,652 38.9 37.1 227 3.31 1,584 1,417 503,712 486,917 146 151
61.0 60.6 58.9 58.0 49.0 48.7 11,352 10,185 9,666 8,596 3,466 3,075 346,991 34l,?23 Central Western Region 1,559 1i,49 559 518 17.9 17.3 27,857 25,140 50.1 46.0 6,091 5,427 2,0o4 1,852 742,54 720,106 131 141
59.7 59.2 54.2 55.9 50.0 49.8 5,991 5,560 5123 4,687 1,867 1,677 216,424 221,428 Southwestern Region 1,376 1,250 501 7 17.2 16.9 23,669 21,169 4.9 49.1 5,660 5,209 1,812 1,614 366,74 38,028 122 138
61.3 60.9 57.2 57.1 49.6 49.4 24,238 22,194 20,696 18,751 7,685 6,866 829,161 828,109 Total, Western District 1,472 1,362 547 499 17.0 16.6 24,960 22,643 45.91 43.6 5,323 4,841 1,846 1,638 1,612,726 1,590,051 133 143
60.6 59.7 59.9 60.2 50.0 49.9 62,674 60,370 54,155 51,939 22,001 21,107 2,051,352 2,080,149 United States ............. 1,663 1,601 676 650 15.9 15.6 26,399 24,969 43.5 41.8 7252 6,937 2,980 2,839 4,196,007 4,185,915 134 139
Average number of locomotive, on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service d/
Total Staged Hosse Foreign Toinl Loeomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train ar-nles Passenger- Locomotive unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) (tfiusads) per train locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
trainm ar-mile

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Eastern District:
606 652 443 428 1,0 1,080 79 102 40,639 43,651 28,082 24,485 68, 21 68,136 New England Region a/......... 6,245 6,541 1,944 2,023 11,682 12,161 6.30 '6.36 70.5 70.8 37.1 33.9 85,083 84,341 17.8 16.8
2,396 2,490 1,578 1,699 3,9 4,189 513 564 245,310 286,776 145,149 132,856 390,9 41932 Great Lakes Region 19,357 20,236 4,944 5,192 37,372 39,988 8.03 8.23 114.5 104.1 27.2 32.6 266,127 273,55 15.6 14.9
3,389 3,911 2,09 1,872 5,59 5,783 795 1,396 452,479 482,101 117,891 108,325 570,370 590,426 Central Eastern Region b/ 21,719 22,015 7,378 7,574 4S,434 48,839 7.26 7.08 103.5 99.1 27.1 22.8 350,121 389,144 1.0 18.0
6,391 7,053 4,230 3,999 10,621 11,052 1,387 2,062 738,428 812,528 291,122 265,666 1,029,550 1,078,194 Total, Eastern District 47,321 48,792 14,266 14,789 97,488 100,988 7.40 7.39 100.2 95.3 29.2 28.2 701,331 747,050 17.0 16.6
Southern District:
957 1,023 327 259 1,284 1,282 376 407 94,375 93,326 12,707 12,094 107,082 105,420 Pocahontas Region... 5,475 5,682 801 841 5,169 5,135 6.74 6.38 103.6 99.7 12.6 12.4 45,271 48,608 17.8 19.2
2,932 3,194 1,329 1,203 4,261 4,397 513 769 214,217 235,090 66,735 74,687 282,952 309,777 Southern Region 37,392 37,959 4,873 4,960 32,663 31,863 7.00 6.71 85.2 79.2 30.9 29.4 260,625 264,557 16.4 17.1
3,889 4,217 1,656 1,462 5,545 5,679 889 1,176 308,592 328,416 81,442 86,781 390,034 415,197 Total, Southern District 42,867 43,641 5,674 5,801 37,832 36,998 6.96 6.66 87.4 81.7 28.7 27.4 305,896 313,165 16.6 17.4
Western District:
2,549 2,932 1,146 888 3,695 3820 682 1,097 243,105 259,108 64,906 62,727 308,011 321,835 Northwestern Region 4..... 2,794 43,653 4,076 4,266 24,952 25591 6.8 6.66 84.7 85.4 27.8 22.0 209,341 214,615 18. 18.
3,006 3,296 1,355 1,229 4,361 4,525 711 1,095 250325 269,705 82,096 76,970 332,421 346,675 Central Western Region 49,316 50,518 5,937 6,447 42,63 5,033 8.3 8.09 106.9 106.0 31.3 27.4 307,166 336,135 15.0 15.6
1,848 1,962 664 565 2,512 2,527 603 621 95,176 108,509 62,o074 59,460 157,250 167,969 Southwestern Region 31,746 32,099 2,781 2,907 17,471 17,835 7.11 6.83 101.5 105.4 24.7 22.8 116,348 129,543 13.9 15.1
7,403 8,190 3,165 2,682 10,568 10,872 1,996 2,813 588,606 637,322 209,076 199,157 797,682 836,479 Total, Western District 123,856 126,270 12,794 13,620 85,386 88,459 7.59 7.36 97.6 98.4 28.7 24.5 632,855 680,293 15.6 16.2
17,683 19,460 9,051 8,143 26,734 27,603 4,272 6,051 1,635,626 1,778,266 581,640 551,604 2,217,266 2.39,870 United States ..................... 214,044 218,703 32,734 34,210 220,706 226,445 7.39 7.24 96.6 93.6 28.9 26.7 1,640,082 1,7,508 16.4 16.6


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


SIncludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Included the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for electric locomotives.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS- B) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1933 AND 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 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 152 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1933 AND 1932


DECEMBER, 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent P enr aPr ser cent Net ton- mles Car- e raer
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles unserviceable on lne of ears of total cars ear-day per ear-day Per loaded
operated main tracks (thousds) DiitriptlaaadrhelperCLight Loadd of total ownesaed ear-mileatrain-aile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
78 632 80 o16, 7869 Eastern District:
27,568 3 9,647 9,7 80 12 12,466 1770 14,107 76 03 3142,316 342,186 174,980 181,019 New England Region a 5,110 55,444 42.2 3-8.8 122.9 122.4 17.7 131 20.9 21.1 266 264 19.2 19.1 43.9 43.0
S 2 0 ;904 6,207 W 7 3, 5 44 1,92,192 1,872,0 12514,15 1,222,790 Great LaksRegion 3 61 3923,6 6 41.o 37.5 109.7 109.1 16.6 12. 21. 14 19.7 310 290 23.9 23.5 53.6 53.0
2 ..272,000,571 l 1,921,783 16310,708 1,287,699 Central Eatern Regob/ ,812 38.0 27.3 107 1073 147 10.0 154 14.2825301 29.2 50 .
58,755 59,088 80,782 81,288 139,754 138,736 153,139 151,011 11,528 10,792 4,267,079 4,136,474 2,740,203 2,691,508 Total, Eastern District 971,564 1,001,129 39.6 32.3 109.4 108.8 15.6 11.3 18.1 17.1 291 267 26.4 25.8 51.1 50.2
6,020 6,072 716,696 18,234 17,44 754 661 686,003 625,824 535,332 488581 pocahonts ion 114,380 116,096 22.5 16.7 93.7 93.1 3.9 2.9 31.2 28.2 784 701 14.7 4 444 71.3 67.7
39:'454 39:752 43,752 a R 65,863 64:342 67,725 65,778 1,222 1,146 1,449,070 1,378,285 899,878 8$68,311 Southern Region 272,800 297,175 30.1 24.2 105.8 105.1 22.9 15.6 22-3 19.7 322 279 234 23.2 36.6 35.9
45,474 45,824 51,553 51,894 83,239 81,038 85,959 83,226 1,976 1,807 2.135,073 2,004,109 1,435,210 1,356,892 Total. Southern District 387,180 413,271 28.4 22.5 102.2 101.7 17.7 12.3 24.7 21.8 447 388 30.2 29.8 43.9 42.4
481618Western District:
485089 4 178 52,8 52,14 as 458 3,6 53,2433 2,060 2,009 1,301,568 1,229,4 783,408 732,010 Northwestern Region 286,470 292,16 27.1 21.9 109.1 109.9 8.1 6.9 18.3 167 27 2143 4.4 23.2 41.6 39
53, 3,561 604 0,76 720 O 3871 3,777 1,997,878 2,027,75 1,25,7 1,301,979 Central Western Region 32135 33 30.2 24 106.6 6 107 263 255 34 325 21944.6

134,876 135,296 147,508 147.964 170,366 171,065 176,852 177,027 6,582 6,449 4,335,154 4,257,185 2,703,762 2,690,657 Total, Western District 726,339 761,427 28.0 23.0 112.3 112.1 10.5 8.9 23.7 22.2 328 297 22.5 21.8 42.3 41.6
239,105 240,208 279,843 281,1146 393,359 390,839 415.950 411,264 20,086 19,048 10,737,306 10,397,768 6,879,175 6,79.057 United States ................. 2,085,083 2,175,827 32.7 126.6 190 108i.6 14.2 o10.6 21.2 19. 331 299 25.6 24.9 1 45.8 144.9
Car-miles Ton-miles millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
Gross Net G-t-m l' Avragem -ini les Loromotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Super train-nule, Net ton-mis per hour, lidig ns per including nlesper 1,000 gross
loaded Per ent eastbound Train-hours excliig per train-mle train. in freight ocomotei iai lcl.o. tivc- loomotives and et to miles Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Per centloaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue trttnderrvice tende tracks per day conlocomotesand
and tenders and tenders per dalocomy tenders

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern Distract
662 6 580 49.7 49.6 21,43 21,554 18,388 18,1450 6570 6,545 821,095 864,44 EnglandRegion a/ 1,525 1,480 545 525 14.7 14.4 22,394 21,336 37.6 7: 6,06 6021 2,375 2343 1258,47 1,286,1482 117 119
:04 59.9 63.5 4. 98 155,322 027 135,769 129 084 60,193 56:024 4,9,693 ,78,375 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,020 1,936 96 1 3.6 13.7 27,480 267460 39.7 37.6 11,396 10,755 6,056 5,593 10,375,291 10,010,316 134 135
60.9 60.6 63.4 64.6 50.0 49.9 313,612 301,428 273,886 262,793 112,823 106,547 9,540,946 9,538,578 Total, Eastern District 1,960 1,894 807 768 14.6 14.5 28,706 27,550 41.8 39.6 10,636 10,132 5,261 4,927 19,264,623 18,714,352 123 124
Southern District:
56.2 56.2 1.2 146.0 5o.2 50. 64,033 58,389 57,961 52,657 30,6140 27,757 1233.922 1,193,787 pocahontas egio 151 1,76 16 4.1 1. ,975 33 22 9. ,, 139 12"902, ,,7796,2,713,6899179
61.7 13 58.:0 58.3 50.1 50.2 101.5 96.825 87,371 83,15 33,925 31,922 4,027,502 3,968,361 SouthernRegion 37 1292 51 496 164 16.2 21,69 20,95 4 3 6360 6 356 2194 69605 6,652663 136 13
59.8 59.6 53.9 54.5 50.1 50.1 165,602 155,214 145,335 135,811 64,565 59,679 5,261,424 5,162,148 Total, Southern District 1,746 1,676 776 736 15.8 15.7 27,623 26,309 42.8 41.0 8,801 8,172 3,890 3,558 9,801,837 9,366,352 118 121
Western Distract:
62.4 62.7 58.7 57.0 50.3 50.5 93,086 86,541 80668 74595 31,816 28,545 ,3 ,7 3,398,394 NorthwesternRegion 1,570 1,450 619 555 15.4 15.1 24,123 21,950 40.7 39.6 4,829 4469 1.813 1,619 5,929,885 5,711898 127 132
614 .0,271 3,351 121,881 122,851 '42.586 1422 1,55 2663,l417 146553391 Central Western Region 1 5I,635 1,626 57 56 17.5 16.9 28,586 27,521 50"3| 9.1 6,1453 6,66 2,1814 2,163 8,802,886 8,719,074 121 122
:5 01 5 : 7 5 7?477 2,673,679 51;39 i 7 : 16./ 2391/57"6 ,5917 5:665 1,912 1;78 4,255,361 4150,780 115 116
0.9 0 551 57.3 5 o .6 7,3 71,77 63,612 61,259 23,293 2173 2, 920Sothweern Region 1,431 096 1 16.2 1 22,912 9.6 47.6 5,7 55 1,9 1,7 15 111 ,7 1 1
61.6 61.3 58.7 59.4 50.1 50.1 309,410 301,369 266,161 258,705 97,695 92,823 10,263,344 10.536,054 Total, Western District 1,562 1,512 573 543 16.6 16.2 25,933 24,554 46.8 45.4 5,747 5,565 1,984 1,875 18,791,112 18.581,752 121 123
61.0 60.7 59.6 60.5 50.1 50.0 788,624 758,011 685,382 657.309 275,03 259,0O49 25,065,714 25,236.780 United States 1,742 1,682 699 66 15.7 15.5 27,343 26,046 4| 4.0 42.2 7,721 7,367 3.152 2,947 47,857.572 146,662,4 6 121 12
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE
Coal consumption in road service d/
Hpom Tenge- Locomotive- Per cent
Servicerahle Urrviceiahl Total Stored Average miles of Train-i milen Paegsr-trai-eiile traingcars miles per unserviceable
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region rAdperate thousrands Pa san rain peritSri do omt- iv Net tons of coatrain grmle
loscomotive- of total Pounds of coal
madopeatdtraindaears Nettonsoper pasrenger-
ay osmoes consumed train car-mile


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1 1933 1932 1933 1932
Eastern District:
614 659 47 418 1,061 1,077 102 106 41564 42612 26,190 25,27 6775 67,859 England Region a/ .. 6,40 6,74 23,099 24,746 1 786 150,68 622 6.1 69.2 72. 35.9 303 888,577 9 388 159 1.5
2400 2,6 670 1,6 070 1,2 1 772 2148a 138,91 147,5817 Great Lakes Region 210,97 S07 539 f6 O1 M M 7506,43 8.16 8.51 108.1 105.3 30.2 3 2,2.366 Z096.175 13.8 13.3
3,504 14,213 2,15 1,5 56 5,797 9 8 1,67 1 6 11 17 09,073 587,270 593 Central Eastern region 21,8 1 22,299 86,13 92,426 559,75 596,867 7.22 7.08 97.2 99.3 26.6 21.9 3876,74 299,060 16.9 1
6,518 7,554 4,268 3,612 10,786 11,166 1,611 2,545 775,153 816,426 287,455 273,284 1,062,608 1,089,710 Total, Eastern District 47,797 49,460 166,776 181,186 1,143,536 1,253,668 7.48 7.51 95.0 96.1 29.6 26.7 7,593,717 8,359,623 15.5 15.0
Southern District.
1,012 1,070 29 25 1,305 1,285 413 1473 92,568 95,716 114,569 12,397 107,137 108,113 Pocahontas Region 5,537 5,712 9,539 10,559 56,952 62,125 6.26 6.13 100.2 104.5 13.9 11.0 1 96,081 549,715 17.7 18.0
3,020 3,322 1,304 061 4:32 1,383 627 1 217,556 235,97 71,095 76,351 288,651 312.198 Southern Regon 37,513 3,127 57,111 61,358 371,063 388,12 6.79 6.62 8114 82. 3 30.4 26.0 2,43:232 2,97.540 15.8 15.9
4,032 4,392 1,597 1,276 5,629 5,668 1,0oo40 1,354 310,124 331,563 85,664 88,748 395,788 420,311 Total. Southern District 43,050 43,839 66,680 71,917 428,015 450,317 6.71 6.55 83.7 85.0 28.4 24.1 3,339,313 3,537,255 16.1 16.2
Western District: 16.0
2,737 2,987 1,016 839 ,53 3,826 856 1,110 248,681 258,669 63,941 62,628 312,622 321,297 Northwestern Region ,90 071 5243 294,2 315,599 7.00 6:5 O.;r5 14.9 25.1 20.8 2,198,00 2,3 1,1 1 16 .8
1 422 64 11 ,610 875 1,1263 255,86' 273,762 83172 82,917 3399,035 356,679 Central Western Region 149,893 50 77 0:7,587 80,523 501,692 558,830 8.28 8. 101.6 107.6 31.0 2517
2 2 1 6 59192 163691 175,378 SouthwesternRegion 31,9 32251 32,891 36,o53 198,271 221,010 6.80 6.90 100.6 105.1 25.4 22.2 ,277459 ,390,939 13.5 13.2
7,743 8,496 3,006 2,535 10,749 11,031 2,338 2,906 605,411 648.617 209,937 204,737 815,348 853,354 Total, Western District 124,699 126,615 151,549 169,059 994,435 1,095,439 7.54 7.40 93.6 98.8 27.7 23.2 6,806,094 7,404,880 14.5 14.3
18,293 20,442 8,871 7,423 27,164 27,865 4,989 6,805 1,690,688 1,796,606 583,056 566,769 2,273,744 2.363.375 United States 215,546 219,914 385,005 422,162 2,565,986 2,799,424 7.36 7.29 92.2 94.9 28.6 24.9 17,739,124 19,301,758 15.2 14.9
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a'ovEn) Inoludes caboose miles.
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.


Include the equivalentcoal tonna fr o
Include the equivalent coal tonnag for fuel oil consumed but exludes the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton Of Coal) consued in generating power for electric looomotives.
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