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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 149 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 145 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY. 1934 AND 1933


StOement No. M-210
JANUARY, 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

raceLocomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousand) Per cent Per cent Car-milesper
Average miles of road gmilso ta l Train-miles unsevieable Pee cent ,ll caro un]ervicetble Car-nlel per Net ton-mile, Net tn- e per
operated operated ( ) Principal and helper Light Loaded District and region Cars owned of ot on one of cars of total cor car-day per car-day train-mile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives owned on line car-mile

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,529 7,619 9,56 9,716 1,185 988 1,361 1,115 85 58 31,349 25,624 18,415 13,974 New England Regiona/.............. 5533 53,900 41.8 110.4 129.0 121.7 14.2 14.5 23.2 19.5 31 2 21.2 19.4 43.0 41.1
23,875 23,985 33,687 3387 5,423 4,802 5,794 5,074 377 21 167,694 16,358 113,879 97,730 Great Lakes Region.. ..356,872 386,296 90 40.7 109.1 108.6 16.5 16.3 23.3 18.8 352 272 25.4 24.1 52.9 51.8
27,0 27,305 7, 37,60 ,910 5,293 6,627 5,831 633 495 168985 146,257 118,600 102,467 Central Eastern Regionb/.. 535,192 551,004 O 0.5 33.4 105.8 106.5 15.8 12. 16.4 13.7 300 2 31.2 30.1 49.6 48.0
58,477 58,909 80,356 81,055 12,518 11,083 13,782 12,020 1,095 834 368,028 318,239 250,894 214,171 Total, Eastern District. 945,597 991,200 40.1 36.9 108.4 108.1 16.0 13.9 19.5 16.0 321 254 27.7 26.5 50.4 49.0
Southern District:
5,971 6,043 7,761 7,805 1,469 14104 1,5 1,469 69 57 55,651 51,488 144,686 140,827 Pocahontas Region...................... 112,2110 114,851 19.2 19.3 91.3 93.5 3.4 3.2 31.6 27.7 770 694 44.0 44.9 69.3 66.7
39,258 39,562 43,554 43,865 5,817 5,367 5,967 5,492 108 98 125,790 113,817 79,007 74,245 Southern Region........................ 260,876 276,502 32.3 28.0 107.2 109.1 25.7 1.7 23.6 20.1 351 282 24.2 23.2 36.2 36.0
45,229 45,605 51,315 51,670 7,286 6,771 7,521 6,961 177 155 181,441 165,305 123,693 115,072 Total, Southern District. 373,116 391,353 29.5 26.0 102.4 104.5 19.8 14.6 25.8 22.1 463 390 30.2 30.0 42.8 42.4
6:,991 1,111 52:519 4 io4 as 45 50,908 Western District:7 931 109.7 7. 9 17.6 13.9
47,891 48,16 52,589 ,918 4,381 3,876 4,580 4,015 178 138 104,988 86,338 63,645 50,908 Northwestern Region................. 279,791 289,640 30.9 109. 109.7 7.9 6.9 17.8 13.9 269 204 24. 23.3 39.54
52,979 27 63 5 6 6, 7 5,16 317 25 16 0 137 101,037 84,676 Central Western Region 313,083 27695 31.3 105.5 106.2 13.9 11.9 25.9 20.6 34 21.4 21.0 43.2
33,213 501 313 34, 18 3,8 ,534 3 3,571 5 53 89,949 79,O 57,934 149,525 Southwestern Region................ 110,350 12,725 26. 23.2 143.3 134.5 7.1 8.9 30.2 24.7 10 330 22.3 21.7 39.0 37.3
134,083 135,217 146,676 147,863 14,552 12,996 15,057 13,402 553 449 359,387 303,051 222,616 185,109 Total, Western District. 703,224 742,060 29.9 25.6 112.9 112.3 10.2 9.4 23.6 18.9 328 256 22.5 21.8 40.9 38.5
237,789 239,731 278,347 280,588 34,356 30,850 36.360 32.383 1,825 1,438 908,856 786,595 597,203 514,352 United States ...............-......... 2,021,937 2,124,613 33.9 30.2 108.9 108.9 14.6 12.4 22.1 18.1 348 279 26.1 25.4 44.8 43.1
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions)v Traffic density Coal consumption in road service C/
Gross Net Gross ton-miles Average miles per train-hour, Locomotive Gros ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per tPat-mie, Net ton-mies per hourpr excluding g mlocomipee including Net ton-milesp
Per cent cent l Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours l n per train-mie trains in freight looemtes and -te- loc ive and e Net tons of coal rtn-mlee,
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District and region locomotenders service tenders day tenders, per per dayf rad consumed including
andtenders and tenders mile of main tracks y locomotives and
per day tenders

1934 93 1933 194 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 19g)

Eastern District:
6.0 64.7 7.4 57.9 49.7 2,126 1,662 1,823 1,421 664 498 2,479 6,812 New England Regiona/ .............. 1,539 1,439 561 505 14.4 15.0 22,103 21,595 45.0 35.1 7,155 5.517 2,847 2,110 137326 106,02 129 12
9.6 60. 84.5 6.0 0. 12389 1099 10,732 9,162 4,256 3531 295,387 Great Lakes Region.............. 1,979 1,908 75 73 1.9 16.3 31,46 31,015 0.2 41.2 11,63 9,997 5750 4,749 755,116 633,92 122 121
.8 58.8 65.2 66.5 1-9.5 .6 13,519 11.,575 75 11 4 5396 37,8 374,230 Central Eastern Region b/..... 1,995 1,899 93 831 135 1.1 26,92 26,856 41.9 35.4 1176 9,967 6285 5193 1,000,27 835,950 148 144
59.5 59.8 64.2 65.6 49.9 50.0 28,034 23,736 24,349 20,633 10,195 8,425 861,275 735,429 Total, Eastern District 1,945 1,862 814 760 14.5 15.1 28,271 28,056 45.3 37.6 11,254 9,446 5,624 4,614 1,893,269 1,575,955 135 133
Southern District:
5 1j 8 49.: 1.8 50. 5,245 ,843 4,727 4,360 2,448 2,311 105,579 99,508 Pocahontas Region............-.....- 3,218 ,104 1,666 1,6 13.9 14.1 ,768 43,814 3 21,798 20,015 3,224 12,36 266,004 247,202 101 102
6 .5 55. 58.1 97 49.6 :93 8,097 7,725 6,97 3,038 2641 35,331 326,711 Southern Region ............... 1,328 ,29 522 492 16.4 16.4 21,712 21,262 46.2 4. 1 6,653 5,955 2,497 2,153 646,438 585,640 144 14
59.5 59.0 53.7 56.1 49.9 49.9 14,228 12,9110 12,452 11,307 5,486 4,952 460,910 426,219 Total, Southern District. 1,709 1,670 753 731 15.8 15.9 27,016 26,527 45.8 40.6 8,944 8,078 3,913 3,502 912,442 832,842 128 129
Western District:
62.3 62.9 55.2 56.8 50.2 149. 7575 6134 6518 5,239 2,549 200 28,452 247,48 Northwestern Region. 1,488 1,352 52 51 15.2 15.7 22,596 21,165 41.5 35.3 4,646 3,739 1717 1,344 9,219 247 145 7
61.9 61:9 58.0 57.8 49:7 4.5 6 974 9918 212 3 2 2,814 351324 321 40 Central Western Region ....... 1,1579 1,470 561 16 7.9 17.4 28,231 25,525 51.1 43. 6,262 5,12 2,144 1,738 763,085 65,027 131
60.8 61.5 54.0 55.1 9.5 50.3 6514 5623 5596 479 2010 1,718 228:425 208,700 Southwestern Region.................. 1,439 1,357 517 6 17.0 16.9 24,9 22,988 51.3 46.1 6,156 5,270 1,952 1,654 397,555 350,686 122
61.7 62.1 56.2 56.8 49.8 49.3 25,727 21,461 22,032 18,249 8,081 6,610 868,201 777,988 Total, Western District 1,514 1,404 555 509 16.8 16.7 25,377 23,457 47.8 41.2 5,658 4,682 1,944 1,577 1,709,859 1,455,960 133 136
60.3 60.5 58.9 60.2 49.9 49.7 67,989 58,137 58,833 50,189 23,762 19,987 2,190,386 1,939,636 United States....................................... 1,712 1,627 692 648 15.7 15.9 26,860 25,875 146.4 39.6 7,879 6,684 3,224 2,689 4,515,570 3,864,757 133 133
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dJ
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Pasenger- Locomotive- Per center o f
District and region Average miles of Train-milm Passenger-train ear-mile miles per unserviceable
mad operated (thousands) (thousands) ters locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
per train day locomotives consumed er psenge-
train car-mile

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
642 1,037 1, 5 104 2 42,613 31,202 23,007 69,084 65,620 NewEnandRegiona/---... 6,243 6,522 1,955 1,977 11,376 11,495 6.09 6.16 70.4 68.8 37.0 34.0 84,835 60,576 18.1 1.0
26041 2, 13 1 0 93 419, 2 632 2J1 81 2699 1 148020 129,6 91 419332 Great Lakes Region 19,314 19,81 ,81 5,016 5,84 37,820 7.87 8.07 112.9 101.8 28.4 32.7 260,160 255,825 15.9
3:329 3:,633 2,26 1,926 5,596 5,759 45 1,38 448:,338 145,929 118,125 100,666 566,:463 586,595 Central Eastern Region b/.... 21,339 21,981 7,308 7,315 U4,893 45,825 7.13 6.91 99.9 93.7 29.0 25.9 348,850 356,976 18.6 17.7
6,351 6,960 4,251 4,067 10,602 11,027 1,299 2,124 727,701 818,223 297,347 253,324 1,025,04 1,071,547 Total, Eastern District.. 46,896 48,344 14,114 14,308 94,085 95,140 7.24 7.23 97.9 91.5 30.5 29.7 693,845 693,377 17.5 16.4
Southern District:
955 10146 226 252 1,161 1,300 360 440 89,641 95,784 12,662 11,600 102,523 107,384 Pocahontas Region_ 5,:475 5,565 807 839 5,061 14,902 6.61 6.1 107.3 99.6 12.14 12.5 4,593 16,023 17.9 19.1
2,867 3,138 1,370 1,21 14,237 4:356 479 765 211,:403 225,393 6,193 76,342 279,59236 301,735 Southern Region 3.... .............. ,323 37,719 5,032 5,070 34,155 32,913 7.10 6.80 8.6 3.6 30.8 28.8 273,389 263,53 16.5 16.5
3,822 4,186 1,596 1,470 5,418 5,656 839 1,205 301,044 321,177 81,075 87,942 382,119 409,119 Total, Southern District 42,798 43,284 5,839 5,909 39,216 37,815 7.03 6.70 90.8 85.6 28.7 26.8 317,982 309,476 16.6 16.8
Western District:
2,559 2,892 1,142 699 3,701 3791 666 1,117 241,539 260,106 64,297 57,613 305,36 317,71 Northwestern Region ........... 42,692 43,210 4,032 4,096 23,459 23,028 6.62 6.34 81.8 79.7 28.8 22.5 196,741 191,982 18.4 18.2
2,*975 3,23 1,35 1,t e u295 1432 4,2 767 1, I135 247 ,9 271,061 2,20 76 ,9013 30 236 47 64 Central Western Region. 49,282 50,174 5,780 6,174 39827 40975 .0 7.72 103.7 99.8 31.0 29.3 24.54 297,821 15.1 1.3
1,858 1:950 655 587 2,513 2,537 589 667 94,280 109,523 63,05 58,285 158,085 167,808 Southwestern Region........... 31.730 32,080 2,767 2,863 16,498 16,702 6.76 6.50 100.9 103.0 26.9 23.5 114,891 117,269 14.6 14.7
7,392 8,073 3,150 2,781 10,542 10,854 2,022 2,919 583,765 640,690 210,382 192,801 794,147 833,491 Total, Western District 123,704 125,464 12,579 13,155 79,784 80,705 7.31 7.01 95.0 93.1 29.3 25.7 598,216 607,072 15.9 16.0
17,565 19,219 8,997 8,18 26,562 27,537 4,160 6,248 1,612,510 1780,090 588,804 534,067 2,201,314 2,314,157 United States .................................... 213,398 217,092 32,532 33372 213,085 213,660 7.23 7.04 95.4 90.9 29.7 27.6 1,610,043 1,609,925 16.7 16.3


I(ors) Includes caboose miles.
t Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating stat etics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent ooal tonnage for fuel oil ooneumed but excludes the equiTalent tonnage of anal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of coal) consumed in generating power for eleotrio loomotivTe
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA



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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1934 AND 1933


Statemat No. M-210
FEBRUARY. 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE -Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent
Average miles of all Train-miles serveiicblt Pericenbl Car-tiles per Net ton-milesle Car-miles per4
Average miles of road main tracks thousandsd) District and region Cars owned uonerviceable line of cars uof ticable Carmiles per Net to les r oaded train-mile
operated operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty Iof total owned o l car-mile
locomotives on line


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,529 .622 9,586 9,8 1,083 905 1,252 1,032 82 53 2,891 24,106 13,892 12,396 New England Region a... 53.. 52,986 41.9 41.2 129.2 123.8 14.2 13.1 21.6 19.9 304 257 21.1 19.6 39.6 4.3
288 ,983 33,890 33, 5, 4,500 5,762 4,790 398 273 64,075 136,632 102,426 91,371 Great Lakes Region 356, 35,818 39. 40.8 110.5 108.1 16.9 16.6 24.2 19.5 380 288 25.5 24.6 50.8 .
27073 2309 37,083 37 5 4,971 6, 5,524 653 82 165, 138,675 106,147 95,205 Central Eastern Region b/ 533,5 .110 40.4 34.3 107.0 106.1 15.6 12.6 17.0 14.3 330 259 31.9 3.5 48.3 .
58,487 58,914 80,359 61,059 12,181 10,376 13,508 11,346 1,133 808 357,154 299,413 222,465 198,972 Total, Eastern District 943,354 989,914 40.4 37.4 109.6 107.9 16.0 14.2 20.0 16.7 347 270 28.2 26.9 48.6 49.0
Southern Distract
437:761 43:,8 1:46 1127 1,551 11401 1 7 10, 43,237 38,801 Pocahontas Region .............. 111,929 114,655 18.7 19.7 89.: 91.1 3.4 3.9 30.2 917 758 44.s 44.8 69.3 67.6
9:1 5,,75 1,58 5,2 1 4 7, 3 77,082 69,233 Southern Region ................. 259390 276,43 32.5 2. 107.4 107.2 2.o 1. .3 393 310 24.4 24.0 36.9 35.7
45,215 45,605 51,301 51,670 7,117 6,402 7,397 6,603 188 153 183,321 156,704 120,319 108,034 Total. Southern District 371,319 391,286 29.5 26.2 102.0 102.4 20.0 15.0 28.6 23.6 532 427 30.8 30.6 43.6 42.3
Western District:
7,900 48,181 ,913 39 3,672 4,1 3831 1 1 9,60 81,09 ,07 4 66 Northwestern Region ....... 278,783 289,132 31.5 24.4 108.0 109.5 8.4 7.4 18.4 14.4 260 217 23.9 23.7 40.0 357
957 5 5,1 5 6 2 15,88 125 77,64 Central Western Region...... 12,514 327,7 31.6 28.9 10.9 106.1 13. 12.0 26.7 20.9 29 21.3 21.6 43.9
3,1 33,491 7 3360 684 41 86,770 2 47,790 Southwestern Region ...... 110,023 12277 25.7 24.9 143.2 135.2 .2 8.7 32.0 26.0 7 22.0 22.1 39.9 37.0
134,056 135,209 146,652 147,855 13,255 12,216 13,741 12,660 503 449 337,256 280,192 201,806 172,117 Total, Western District.- 701,320 739,906 30.2 26.4 111.7 112.3 10.4 9.6 24.6 19.4 342 269 22.2 22.3 41.6 38.0
237,760 239,728 278,312 280,584 32,553 28,996 34,646 30,609 1,824 1,41o 877,733 736,309 544,590 479,123 United States ..... ...... 2,015,993 2,121,.06 34.1 30. 108.9 108.4 14.7 12.7 23.1 18.9 377 297 26.4 26.0 44.7 42.9
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) [ Traffic density Coal consumption in road service cy

SGrossr Net r n-mton-miles pAver gehour, miles r train -hour, Locomotives Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Train-hours c excluding miper including Net miles gr
Per cent loaded cent lod Pr ceoconotive os nd per train-mile trains in freight locomotives and looo locomotives and Net ton-miles Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Per cent loaded east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District and region tenders service tenders day tenders, per per mileof road consumed including
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks per ay locomotives and
per day tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 33 1933 1934 193 19934 1933 1934 3

&. Eastern District:
66. 66.0 .2 11 49 1,86 1 324 589 472 79,314 61,312 New England Region a/ 1,44 1631 1.7 14.8 19,747 21, 46.9 6.3 6,879 5.67 2,795 2,211 132,999 9,921 144 1
1.6 11,96 9,2 10, 8,614 4,9 4,535 288,976 Great Lakes Region. 1931 1, '1 156 29:9g 4.1 4 141 6 79,242 ;621 134 126
0.9 9.3 9 653 0.9 9.6 13.136 10,971 1, 9,5 5,277 70 362,15 Central Eastern Region b/ 1993 921 919 1 17 26,0 2663 5 12651 10,459 6,9 1,02,15 809 156 14
61.6 60.1 63.7 64.3 51.1 49.7 26,878 22,397 23,356 19,466 10,055 8,067 863,819 712,473 Total, Eastern. District 1,916 1,878 825 777 14.1 14.6 27,040 27,349 49.6 39.6 11,946 9,868 6,140 4,890 1,957,394 1,529,392 146 137
Southern District:
57.1 56.1 48.0 47.3 49.:149.5 5,362 4,662 4,830 4,199 2,577 2,221 106,321 96,016 Pocahontas Region 3,27 3,163 1,747 1,673 13.9 13.8 45,429 43,735 50.0 39.0 24,671 21,333 15,415 13,123 283,875 238,652 106 102
2. 7 56.0 5.1 50.5 50.4 8,921 7,700 7,6 6,606 3,065 2,571 351,075 312,399 Southern Region 1,369 1,302 543 507 16.1 16.2 21,900 21,146 50.2 43.4 7,318 6,270 2,789 2,321 663,837 573,678 149 149
60.4 59.2 53.5 54-7 50.0 50.1 14,283 12,362 12,516 10,805 5,642 4,792 457,396 408,415 Total, Southern District 1,759 1,688 793 748 15.6 15.7 27,369 26,456 50.2 42.6 9,943 6,545 4,457 3,752 947,712 612,330 133 131
Western District:
7 63.5 57 R59 51.0 ?0 3 6, 5,822 5,990 4954 2,357 1,922 258,293 244,106 Northwestern Region 1, 1349 594 52 15.4 15.0 23,191 20,294 41.5 77 4,716 3,930 1,757 1,42 497,20 45,767 143 156
62.5 61.8 5 9 50.6 49.5 10,643 8,983 9,090 ,592 323 2,718 315483 298,622 Central Western Region 1,605 1,464 572 524 18.0 17.4 28,812 25,424 50.9 44.9 6 5,300 2,184 1, 690,486 6429 10 141
61. 60.6 .7 .1 51.0 51.2 6,13 5,307 5,326 4,517 1,906 1,619 211,097 1989,567 Southwestern Region 1,469 1,344 526 482 17.2 16.9 25,229 22,746 53.6 4.5 6 472 5,508 2,050 1,727 382,295 346,733 124 131
62.6 61.9 56.0 56.8 50.8 50.2 23,771 20,112 20,406 17,063 7,501 6,259 784,873 741,297 Total, Western District 1,539 1,397 566 512 16.9 16.5 25,998 23,o18 48.2 43.2 5,789 4,858 1,998 6 16 1,570,061 1,434,129 132 143
61.7 60.6 58.6 59.4 50.8 50.0 64,932 54,871 56.282 47,354 23,196 19,118 2,106,088 1,62,185 United States .... .. 1,729 1,633 713 659 15.5 15.6 26,723 25,429 49.2 41.7 8,332 6,964 3,465 2,848 4,475,167 3,775,851 138 138

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 mile of Train-mile Paenger-train r-mle Passenger- Locomotive- Per cblent
D.i ritid ccgiri Average miles of Trnin- mile Pss eng e r- c train n car s miles per unserviceable
road operated (thousands) (thousad) pr train crs locomotive- of total Net tons of coal pers engcr-
ier troth day locomotives c units oerf poleg
consumed train car-mile


1934 19 1954 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 | 1933 1934] 1933 1934- 1933 1934| 1933


440
1,686
1,971
4,097


1,2;
1,484

922
1,304

2,859
s,44o


1,0o15
3,922
5,613
10,550

1,185
4,214
5,399

3,700


10,544
26,493


1,066
4,135
5,749
10,950

1,304
4,363
5,667

3,771
4,505
2,550
10,826
27.443


44
3862
637
1,063

326
380
706

655
755
577
1,987
3,756


1,340
2,033

438
723
1,161

1,051
1,105
634
2,790
5,984


37,491
4f4i376
716,264

86,188
206,392
292,580

237,564
241,867
91,738
571,169
1,580,013


41 681
267:196
485,336
814,213

93,029
222,635
315,664

258,067
269,349
107,894
635,310
1,765,187


126,783
317,846

14,134
72,197
86,331

63,394
82,980
65,792
212,166
616,343


23,926
129,852
99,652
253,4350

11.560
73,629
85,189

58,649
78,208
58,728
195,585
534,204


69,144
393,807
571,159
1,034,110

100,322
278,589
378,911

300.958
324,847
157,530
783,335
2,196,356


584,988
1,067,643

104, 9
296,269
400oo,853

316,716
347,557
166,622
830,895
2,299,391


Eastern District:
New England Region a/
Great Lakes Region
Central Eastern Region bh
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 -


6,243
18,937
21,3L0
46,520

5,475
37,309
42,784

42,732
49,286
31,729


6,522
19,801
21,975
48,298

5,565
37,718
43,283

43,028
50,196
32,071


123,747 125.295
213,o051 216,876


* Includes caboose ailes.
SIncludes Boston & Albny (lessor to New York 0Cntral), for which operating statistic are reported separately.
Include Big1 our Lines (lessor to Nw York Oentral), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


6,577
12,732

743
4,718
5,461

3,632
5,218
2,474


6,574
12,802

761
4,619
5,360

3, 67
2, 5718


11,324 11,759
29,517 29,941


10,126


82,515

4,612
32,796
37,408

20,980
35,718
14,830
71,528
191,451


10,318


84,296

4,425
30,547
34,972

20,170
35, 403
14,770
70,343
189,611


5.99 6.10
7.58 8.02
6.90 6.91
7.01 7.19

6.53 6.09
7.28 6.93
7.18 6.81

6.60 6.16
8o.3 7.4
6.79 6.42
7,29 6.81
7.15 6.97


72.0 68.4
115.8o 104.3
101.2 91.7
99.6 91.0

10s.8 100.3
92.1 64.7
94.1 66.6

80.0 79.8
103.7 99.2
100.3 101.5
94.1 92.6
96.4 90.7


81,990
247,55a
326,78
656,291

43,219
264,367
307,586

175,949
25 ,000
105,783
535,732
1,499,609


315,665
617,119

41,904
245,151
287,055

186,696
271,240
108,748
566,684
1,470,858


19.7
17.3
19.8
18.8

19.1
16.6
16.9

1483
15.0
15.o0
16.0
17.3


16.4
16.9

19.2
16.5
16.9

20.2
16.1
15.4
17.1
17.0


m Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed bnut *exlude the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of 0oal) consumed In generating power for eleotrio looomotives.


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590


6,291

964
2,843
3,807

2,536
2,978
1,851
7,365
17,463


626
2,449
3,778
6,853

1,047
3,136
4,183

2,849
3,202
1,916
7,967
19,003


4,259

221
1,371
1,592

1,164


3,179
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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 148 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1934 AND 1933


FEBRUARY, 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

A iiigeile of all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) PerPer cP t all car Percent Net ton-miles pe-la t;in -e
Average mites of road verag Train-miles o a L d a r unserviceable n line ofct ar nservial Car-miles per Net ton-leper loadedNet tonmiles N Carmiles per
oerated main tracks (thousands) District and region Cars owned a o ile of total ears car-mile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line


1934 1933 1934 193 1934 1933 1934 193 1934 193 1934 1931934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 11933 193 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:21.2 5 41.4 41.2
7,529 7,620 9,586 9, 1 2.267 1,892 2,613 2,146 167 111 59,240 149,730 32,307 26,370 New England Region a/...... 53,046 52,988 41.8 40.6 130.1 123.0 14.2 13.4 22.5 19.8 308 252 21.2 19.5 41.4 41.2
23,888 23,984 33,693 33,87 10,781 9, 11,556 9,864 775 554 31769 282,990 216,05 189,101 Great Lakes Region 356,560 36,060 39.5 40.7 10.5 16.( 16.4 23.7 19.1 365 279 25.5 24.3 51.9 51.
27,073 27,307 37,083 3:7,462 11,651 10,6 13,121 11,356 1,287 977 334,173 284,932 224,747 197,672 Central Eastern Region 534,395 551,057 0.5 33.8 106.4 106.3 15.7 12.4 16.7 14.0 315 250 31.6 30.3 49.0 .
58,490 58,911 80,362 81,057 24,699 21,458 27,290 23,366 2,229 1,642 725,182 617,652 473,359 413,143 Total, Eastern District 944,001 990,105 40.2 37.1 109.1 108.0 16.0 14.0 19.7 16.3 333 261 27.9 26.7 49.5 49.0

5,971 6,043 7,762 7.805 2,945 2,732 3,135 2,870 145 114 113,234 101,o49 87,923 79,628 PSocahonta Region ........... 112,086 114,853 18. 19.5 90.5 92.3 3 1. 3"3 33:6 28.9 840 724 44.4 44.8 69.3 67.1
39,252 39,562 43,547 43,865 11,45 10W 1173 10694 219 194 25,528 220,960 156,089 1347 Southern Region 260,44 276.,473 32.4 2.0 107.0 107.9 25.8 1. 2. 20.7 371 296 24.3 23.6 36.5 35.5
45,223 45,605 51,309 51,670 14,403 13,174 14,918 13,564 364 308 364,762 322,009 244,012 223,106 Total, Southern District 372,930 391,326 29.5 26.1 102.0 103.3 19.8 14.8 27.1 22.8 496 408 30.5 30.3 43.2 42.3
47,97 14,3 52,56 52,915 ,349 7,547 ,25 7,45 330 29 03,93 167,377 119,71 97,571 Northwestern Region 279,265 29,389 31.2 24.0 108.8 109.7 .1 7.1 18.0 14.1 274 210 24.1 23.5 39.7 36.1
52,968 53 534 59947 60530 11 ,946 10.772, 1 449 11233 609 65039 31633 263,315 192,3383 162,30 Central Western Region ?o312,80r 327,599 31.4 26.8 104.7 106.2 13.9 12.0 26.3 20.7 350 273 21.4 2:1.3 -40.4
33,207 33,496 34,123 34,414 7,512 6,895 7,624 6,954 '17 106 176,719 152,551 112,366 97,315 Southwestern Region 110,194 124,005 25.9 24.0 143.1 134.5 7.1 5.5 31.1 25.3 421 335 22.2 21.9 39.4 37.2
134,072 135,213 146,666 147,859 27,807 25,214 28,798 26,062 1,056 898 696,645 583,243 424,422 357,226 Total, Western District 702,266 740,996 30.0 26.0 112.4 112.4 10.3 9.5 24.1 19.1 335 262 22.4 22.1 41.3 38.2
237,785 239,729 278,337 290,586 66,909 59,846 71,006 62,992 3,649 2,846 1,786,589 1,522,904 1,141,793 993,475 United States 2,019,197 2,122,427 34.0 30.5 108.9 108.7 14.6 12.5 22.6 18.5 362 287 26.3 25.7 44.7 43.0
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
Gross Net ross tonmiles Average miles ross t iles Locomotive- Pounds of coal
l pers ra-hour, mGross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
STrain-urs exclu Net ton-miles per hour, cludies per including pe Net.ton.
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Tram-hours ,id r giont- andiil e tras i freight e d loco-Net tons of coal in .
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue tenders mile f main tracks per daylocomotve and
and tenders and tenders per day tenders


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193 19334 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933


65.7 65.3 5 .2 5 .9 9.9 3,973 35106 32,38 2,745 1,254 97 161,793 127,124 New and Regi a. 1,495n 1,451 2,4553 651 .O. 14"9 20,9 21,591 45.9 35.7 7,024 5,592 2,822 2,158 270,325 204,869 136 128
58 59.0 65. 65.9 50.2 4.6 26,655 22,545 23,234 19,599 10,552 8,631 876,;08 736,41l Central Eastern Regaon bs 1,994 1,910 906 841 13.3 13.9 26,501 26,614 43.6 36.3 12,153 10,201 6,606 5,358 2,027,980 1,645,150 152 14
60.5 59.9 64.0 65.0 50.5 49.9 54,800 46,132 47,707 40,119 20,250 16,492 1,725,094 1,447,902 Total, Eastern District 1,932 1,870 820 769 14.3 14.8 27,655 27,706 47.3 38.6 11,558 9,646 5,868 4,745 3,850,663 3,105,272 141 135

56.3 55.9 14..9 149.6 49.7 50.1 10,606 9,505 9,556 8,559 5,025 4,531 211,900 195,524 Pocahontan Region 3,246 3,133 1,706 1,659 13.9 14.0 44,100 43,775 47.0 35.5 23,162 20,640 14,264 12,710 549,879 458554 104 102
61.7 60.6 55.7 58.1 50.1 50.0 17,905 15,79 15,414 13,553 6,103 5,212 706,1406 639,110 Southern Region 1,345 1,298 533 499 16.2 16.3 21,620 21,205 48.1 14.3 6,969 6,104 2,636 2,233 1,310,275 1,159,316 16 14
59.9 59.1 53.6 55.4 5 50.0 50.0 28,511 25,303 24,970 22,112 11,128 9,743 918,306 834,634 Total, Southern District 1,734 1,678 773 740 15.7 15.8 27,192 26,493 47.9 41.5 9,418 ,300oo 4,171 3,621 1,860,154 1,645,172 130 130

3 .62 55.4 56,4 50,6 50.1 14,520 11,956 12,508 10,193 4,906 3,930 546,745 491,656 "Jrt5 0 -:ii P,- 1,498 1,351 588 521 15.3 15.4 22,877 20,733 41.5 36.5 4,679 3,830 1,736 1,362 1,046,499 904,014 144 151
7 57.8 5.2 8.9 22,282 18,687 19.008 15,805 6,767 5,602 666,807 620,362 u.mmsm AC i 1,591 1,467 566 20 1.9 17,4 25,506 25,476 51.0 44.0 6,300 5,233 2,16 7 1,265653 130 135
61.1 61.1 53.5 55.6 50.2 50.7 12,696 10,930 10,922 9,314 3,917 3,337 439.522 407,967 ::..,... .... 1,454 1,351 521 484 17.1 16.9 24,849 22,870 52,5 47.2 6,306 5,383 1,999 1,669 7f7,o0 69615 1 12
62.1 62.0 56.1 56.8 50.3 49.7 49,498 41,573 42,438 35,312 15,590 12,869 1,653,074 1,519,285 Total. Western District 1,526 1,400 561 510 16.8 16.6 25,672 23,243 48.0 42.2 5,72o 4,765 1,971 1,613 3,277,696 2,888,819 132 139
61.0 60.5 58. 59.8 50.3 49.9 132,809 113,008 115,115 97543 46,968 39,104 4,296,474 3,801,821 United States ............. 1,720 1,630 702 653 15.6 15.7 26,793 25,657 47.7 40o.6 8,7 6,826 33 2,765 8,988513 7,639263 135 135
Average number of locomotive- ion I.e Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dr
SLocomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Ho2e Foreign Total s Aterage mile of Train-miles Passenger-train ear-rileds Passenger- miles per unserviceable Pound 3 of coal
tDistric cars locomotive- o tol Net tons of coal Pounds of eoal
9day locomstivma consumed pee passenger-
11 Dtrai c[ar-mile


1934 1933 934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 I 1933 1934 1 1933 1934 1933 1934 1 1933 1934 1 1933 1934 1933 1934 1 933 1934 1 933


707
1,365
2,080



1,183

1,095
1,123
651
2,859
6,122


37:649 41,744
237,914 288420
445666 485,062
721,229 815,226

87,916 94,404
209,092 223,494
297,00oo8 317,898

240,059 259,066
245,433 270,210
93,065 108,737

578,557 638,013
1,596,794 1,771,137


122,956
308,472

13,511
69,995

83,5o6

63,886
82,231
64,617

210,734
602,712


2
100,503
254,199

11,605
74,925
86,530

58,405
77,765
58,470
194,640
535,369


69,00
392 :071
568,622
1,029,701

101,427
279,087

360,514

303,945
327,664
157,682

789,291
2,199,506


585,565
1,069,425


298,419
404,429

317,471
347,975
167,207

832,653
2,306,506


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


6,243 6,522
18,959 19,607
21,30 I21,978
46,512 48,307

5,475 5,565
37,316 37,718
42,791 43,283

42,713 43,119
49,28 W 50,185
31,730 32,076
123,727 125,380
213,060 216,970


3,719
9,242
13,885
26,846

1,550
9,750

11,300

7,663
10,999
5,238
23,900
62,046


13,889
27,109

1,600
9,690
11,290

7,775
11,678
5,461

24,914
63,313


21,504
67,189
87,907
176,600

9,672
66,952
76,624


75,546
31,321

151,306
404,530


21, 13
70845
86,778

179,436

63:60

72,788

43,198
76,378
31,471
151,047
403,271


7.21

6.11
6.86

6.75

6.25


6.92
7.01


71.2
114.2
100.5

98.7

108.1
90.3
92.4

80.9


94.5
95.8


29.6

31.0

12.2
31.5
29.2

29.2
31.0
27.1

29.5
30.1


33.5
31.3
25.2

28.9

12.7
28.6
26.6

23.1
29.5
23.3

25.9
27.3


166,825
507,713
675,596

1,350,136


537,756
625,566

374,690
538,584
219,709

1,132,983
3,108,687


154,030
4 3,586
672,841

1,310,457

87,927
508,604

596,531

378,678
569,090
225,334

1,173,102
3,080,090


18.9
16.6
19.2

18.1

18.5
16.5

16.8

18.4

1-.7
15.9
17.0


14.9
18.0

16.7

19.2
16.5
16.8

19.1
15.7
15.0
16.5
16.6


Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
J Includes the equivalent ooal 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 oleotr loooot ovve. o
1.22270 U S GOVEReMENTR pINTiNT OFFICE : 34


2
3,336
6,322

959
2,956

3,815

2,547


7,378
17.515


2,
3,608
6,909

1,046
3,137
4,185

2,872
3,217
1,933
8,022
19,116


429
1,5598
2,268
4,255

224
1,370
1,594

1,152
1,363

3,162
9,011


1,
1,947
4,081

254
1,223

1,477

909
1,299
611
2,819
8,377


1,0o6
3,9
5,604
10,577

1,163
4,226

5,409


2,501

10,540
26,526


5,755
10,990

1,302
4,360
5,662


,516
2,544
10,841
27,493


69Z
1,185



776

661
761
583
2,005
3,966


* Includes oabooee alleys.
Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating *tatistios are reported separately.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1934 AND 1933


Statement No. M-210
MARCH, 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Si,, of all Loconiotive-nile (thosnds) C'ar-nles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Per cent Net ton-miles
snoteage rck. of iilDunserviceable unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-milesper loaded Car-milesper
ogeiofroat d operated Tiuesd -- iidof total onlneofer of total cars car-day per ar-day ear-mile train-mile
oIterated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives en on line

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,491 7,622 9,549 9,686 l,2D0 1,00 1,483 1,146 6 57 35,60 26.,78 21,204 14,900 New England Region a. 532,96 52,973 41.6 41.0 131.5 124.5 14.2 13.5 26.6 20. 3419 2 1 21.0 19.2 4.3 42:
2,87 25,982 6 4 6 6 4 482 6 82 01 1 17 114 94 204 Great Lakes Region 347,384 34, 249 .2 41. 1. 108.2 15. 16.8 27.7 18.5 42) 2 2.7 28 18
2;,08 9305 3 Y,9 273 1 7 5f 776 87 2013 13 44 34o 96:67 Central Eastern Region b,. 532,85 55929 .1 35. 10 106.3 1 13.0 19.2 13.3 363 2 32.1 29. 51.7 1
58,439 58,909 80,311 81,021 14,301 10,822 15,831 11,789 1,319 826 438,006 315,562 298,658 205,777 Total, Eastern District 932,365 988,151 40.1 38.0 111.1 108.0 15.4 14.5 22.9 15.8 385 245 28.2 25.7 52.5 49.2
9 6Southern District:
2,2971 6,0a4 7,762 7,808 1,677 1,292 1,80o 1,351 87 53 68,608 6,886 22 6,73 Pocahontas Region 111,51 114,79 18.2 20.4 88.2 9.1 .7 3 24. 1,00 594 44.6 2.8 73.7 65.
,222 39,566 431517 43,863 6,459 5,331 6,666 5,458 130 93 147,00 113,486 o69 9 Southerntas Region 2611,269 2761 32.7 28.7 108.0 10.1 21.0 19.9 7. 20.4 407 280 24.1 22.4 38.0 35.6
45,193 45,609 51,279 51,671 8,136 6,623 8,470 6,809 217 146 215,612 160,372 145,297 107,582 Total, Southern District 371,850 391,009 29.5 26.8 102.0 102.8 20.2 15.4 30.7 21.5 562 365 30.7 28.4 45.3 41.4
Western District:
47,859 48, 52558 ,872 9 3918 4706 4,68 1 116,736 9278 64,702 51,39 Northwestern Region 278 288,574 32.2 24.7 106.5 108.5 8.7 7.7 19. 14.6 301 211 23.7 22.7 413 371
52,947 5. 5 ,97 24672 5,550 6, 5,775 3 24 183521 18,978 109,0_ 4 81 9 Central Western Region 311,596 327,110 31.6 30.7 13.0 106.o 14.0 12.7 20. 21.1 20.8 40.6
33S192 3, 108 34,357 11 3534 4171 ,57 48 100,30 178 65,2 1 4939 Southwestern Region ... 09,96 12,813 26.8 25.6 1.1 16.5 59 9.1 .2 24. 3 21.7 21.9 2 37.
133,998 135,054 146,593 147,701 15,176 13,002 15,765 13,419 592 430 400,597 308,434 239,017 182,567 Total, Western District 699,967 738,497 30.7 27.4 110.5 112.1 10.3 10.1 26.7 19.1 368 260 22.0 21.7 43.1 38.7
237,630 239,572 278,18) 280,393 37,613 30,447 40,066 32,017 2,128 1,402 1,054,215 7841,368 682,972 495,926 United States 2,004,182 2,117,657 34.2 31.5 109.2 108.5 14.4 13.1 25.6 18.0 409 272 26.4 24.7 47.2 43.0
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service co
GG os tton-ilmiles Gross ton-miles Pad
rss Net se train-mile, Net ton-miles Averagemiles per train-hour, Locmote- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
PerGcerasloaded PCells:tlceicluTeam-hoursetaepudig per our eeluding 1les tir i0neruding Net ton-miles per 1,000 gross
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent a-tin, Tram-hours District ad ragio locoot and per train-mile trains in freight loco and locomotive- loc es and etn Net tons of coal ton-miles,
ast of total Including locomotives Ereludig endlcomotives Ri ei lne annonrenrise tenders nervier tenders day tendersPedr per mileolding
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks perylocomotives and
per day tenders

19341 1933 1931 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1954 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 1934 1933

1Eastern District:
62.6 64.2 57.8 55.5 .0 49.5 2,395 1 9 2,062 1,493 7 514 89,898 67,861 New Enland Region a/ 1,611 1,487 582 12 14.2 14.8 22,937 22,003 49.3 36.5 8,090 5790 3,208 2176 148,951 108,55 124 125
59.5 60.5 54 66. .9 501.5 14 1 o10,229 13007 8,911 5,166 31 40188 291 517 Great akes Region 2,070 1,897 822 15.7 16.3 32,14 11 ,5 60.6 41.4 1 9,1 6,980 550 892 617,610 120 121
58.9 59.9 .2 66. .5 50. 16,266 11,188 1267 9,739 56 4, 516805 37051 Central Eastern Region b/ 2,117 1,902 958 82 13.0 1.8 27,6 26,2 48.2 34.5 14 9,5 7,692 ,985 1,164806,988 143 1
59.5 60.5 63.3 65.3 49.6 50.2 33,471 23,156 29,336 20,143 12,367 8,117 1,007,991 729,929 Total, Eastern District 2,051 1,861 865 750 14.2 14.8 29,103 27,596 52.8 37.3 13,444 9,219 6,826 4,445 2,205,516 1,533,152 132 132
Southern District:
56.3 56.5 46.8 50.5 49.8 50.9 6,398 4,289 5,789 3,852 3,063 2,009 121,666 91,089 Pocaho tas Region .............. 52 2,90 1,827 1,554 138 14.2 47,580 42,288 52.0 34.6 26,591 17,719 16,59 10,723 12,010 221,062 9 103
61.5 61. 56.9 58.2 49.8 50.2 10,425 7,926 9,006 6,784 3,547 2,53 399.872 321,606 Southern Region 1,394 1,273 59 477 16.2 16.6 22,523 21,095 52.3 41.0 7,728 5,829 2,917 2,074 38,494 569,672 142 144
59.7 59.9 53.7 55-9 49.8 50.4 16,823 12,215 14,795 10,636 6,610 4,552 521,538 412,695 Total, Southern District 1,819 1,6o6 812 687 15.6 16.0 28,368 25,773 52.2 39.6 10,583 7,626 4,718 3.219 1,050,504 790,734 125 129
Western District:
64.1 6.7 54.8 58.8 51-4 51.0 8,116 6,335 7,024 58125 2,762 2,050 293,028 21,368 Northwestern Region 1. 61 1,385 614 52 15- 15.6 23,970 21,581 42. 5-.8 4,981 3865 1862 1,374 557,150 444,553 17 140
62.7 .0 58. 59.1 50. 49.1 12820 9, 10,998 826 874 2 5 3 986 022 Centrl western Region 1 1484 590 17.9 17.9 0,0 26,67 5.4 43.1 6,901 180 2,60 1,6 797,979 629,708 124 1
60. 61.5 54.0 55-1 50-7 50.7 7,190 5,639 62,19 16,77 241,253 607,681 Southwestern Region 1,509 13,62 530 1 17.2 17.0 25 2 1 .0 6,799 5: 2,8 1,75 30,399 343.596 120 1
62.6 62.8 56.2 58.0 50.8 50.0 28,126 21,685 24,228 18,476 8,815 6,682 899,267 769,071 Total, Western District 1,596 1,421 581 514 16.9 16.9 26,941 24,024 50.1 41.2 6,189 4,736 2,122 1,596 1,785,528 1,417,857 127 131
60.7 61.3 58.6' 60.5 50.1 50.2 78,A20 57,056 68.359 49,255 27,792 19,351 2,428,796 1,911,695 United States ... 1,817 1,618 739 636 15.5 15.9 28,145 25,765 51.6 39.- 9,094 6,564 3,773 2,606 5,041,548 3,741,743 129 131
Average nuiinbcr of lo.....co..motive- on iine Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

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

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
604 627 41 455 1,035 1,062 39 121 36,384 41,77 32.53 24,199 6,897 65,936 NewEnglandRegiona/............ 6,206 6,496 1,950 1,975 11,371 11,064 6.10 5.95 708 67.4 7.9 34.4 82,801 80,340 17.8 17.6
2,367 2,408 1,462 1,698 3 829 4,106 328 625 g23,037 287,249 171,16 12839, 3941,200 415,639 Great Lakes Region 18,937 19,790 14,723 4,827 35,2,6 55.346 7.97 7.89 11.5 102.2 29.5 30.6 252,767 237,277 15.7 14.7
3,301 3,734 2,305 2,021 3,606 5,755 3 1,363 436,106 86, 137,053 9980 573,159 5 652 Central Eastern Regionb/. 21,18 21,975 7,318 7,221 47,116 44 1 7.15 6.86 101.7 91.0 30.3 5.6 7,249 329,158 18.5 18.1
6,272 6,769 4,198 4,154 10,470 10,923 830 2,109 695,527 815,35 4 40,729 251,873 1,036,256 1,067,227 Total, Eastern District 46,461 48,261 13,991 14,023 93,733 90,941 7.28 7.09 99.1 89.8 31.6 29.0 682,817 646,775 17.3 16.6
Southern District:
961 1,040 213 266 1,17 1,306 311 81 8,031 97,46 15,37 11,716 98,05 109,1 Pocahontas Region 5475 5,565 828 845 5,29 4,967 6.77 6.17 108.5 101.0 1.3 13.0 47,060 5,774 18.0 18,.7
2,823 3,113 1,369 1,253 ,192 4,366 44 721 203623 225,292 77390 6,678 281,0 292970 Southern Region ......... 3........ 7 93 5,216 5,039 36966 32762 7.3 68 93.3 83.5 31.7 2.8 289465 259,524 16.1 16.3
3,784 4,153 1,582 1,519 5,366 5,672 655 1,202 286,654 322,728 92,764 79,394 379,418 402,122 Total, Southern District 42,761 43,258 6,044 5,884 42,295 37,729 7.34 6.73 95.2 85.6 29.5 26.9 336,525 305,298 16.3 16.6
Western district:
2,493 2,854 1,185 937 3,678 3,791 639 1,102 232,713 257,332 63,721 55,766 296,414 13,098 Northwestern Region. 42,678 43,013 4,051 4,081 23,652 22,211 6.67 6.21 80.0 77.4 29.7 23.3 190,484 183,579 17.6 18.2
2,991 ,119 1,81 1,38 4,372 4,503 720 1,118 238,279 270,140 82, 76,758 21,08 6,898 central Western Region 49249 5.188 818 951 0,524 ,67 8.18 7.41 106. 94.0 32.2 30.5 281,059 268938 14.6 1.1
1,815 1,888 666 651 2,481 2,55039 537 664 89,814 109,180 766, 58,89 156, 258 167,669 Southwestern Region 31,729 32,019 2,753 ,790 16,878 15,881 6.941 6.42 101.7 99.0 27.6 2.63 117,881 110,353 14.6 14.6
7,299 7,861 3,232 2,972 10,531 10,833 1,896 2,884 560,806 636,652 212,954 191,013 773,760 827,665 Total, Western District. 123656 125,220 12,622 12,822 81,054 75,766 7.42 6.81 95.- 88.9 30.3 26.7 589,424 562,870 15.5 15.9
17,355 18,783 9,012 8,65 6,367 27,28 3,381 6,195 1,542,987 1,77,734 646,447 522,280 2,189,434 2,297,014 United States........................ 212,878 216,79 32,657 32,729 217,082 204,436 7.34 6.91 96.9 88.6 30.7 27.7 1,608,766 1,54,943 16. 16.3
19,783J 1 9,012_1_8,645 r6 127,428 1 6, 1, 997 1,774,734 1 _1_1_2,297 1_:L739_3_217,082_204,436 16._i


,ovin) Includes cabooese 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.


o/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
S Includes the equivalent ooal 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 locomitivee.





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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 148 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1934 AND 1933


MARCH, 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued
AsrcenlNlLoonoti (tn-A)Cr-mile(thouand) Per cent Per rentrent
Average mile, of road Averag mile of allile Locounoter- s ( s ) Car-iles (thousands) er cele Per cent all cars unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles Nettonmile de Car-miles per
Aergoperatedi ornmainitracks a T---------- Ditrict and region Cars owned of total on inoedof cars of total cars car-day per car-day rmi tre-ile
operated Principal and help, Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,516 7,621 9,574 9,707 3,547 2,896 4,096 292 264 167 94,800 76,488 53, 11 41,270 New England Region a/ ........ 52,82 52,81 41.7 0.9 10. 123.6 14.2 13.4 23.9 20.0 322 2 21.1 4 42.8 41.6
23,073 23,983 33,688 33,877 17,065 13,999 18,298 14,847 1,220 836 532,902 427,093 353,419 283,305 Great Lakes Region ........3. ,14 3855,13 9.0 0. 10. 16.2 16.6 2.51 1 38 29.9 5.0
073 27:306 37:083 37:461 18,388 15,384 20,727 17,016 2;064 1,165 535,486 429,633 365,087 294,345 Central Eontern Regloab 5 55 ,05 .7 34.3 106.8 106.3 15.7 12.6 135 13.7 331 44 31 29.9 .0
58,473 58,910 s0,345 81,045 39,000 32,279 43,121 35,155 3,548 2,468 1,163,188 933,214 772,017 618,920 Total, Eastern District. 940,132 989,449 40.2 37.4 109.8 108.0 15.8 14.2 20.8 16.1 351 256 28.0 26.4 50.6 49.1
Southern District:
5,971 6,043 7,761 7,806 4,621 14,025 4,98 4,221 232 166 181,842 147,935 141,151 114,701 Puahentan Region 111,916 114,827 18.7 19.8 89.7 93.2 3.5 3.3 35.7 27.4 895 679 44.5 11.2 70.9 ":1
39,21 39,563 143,537 43,864 17,918 15,772 18,4149 16,152 349 288 398,532 334,446 24,158 214,987 Southern Region.. 260,716 276,388 32.5 28.3 107.3 106.8 25.8 19.3 25.7 20.7 383 292 24.2 23.2 37.0 35
45,212 45,606 51,298 51,670 22,539 19,797 23,387 20,373 581 454 580,374 482,381 389,309 330,688 Total, Southern District 372,632 391,215 29.5 26.3 102.0 102.8 19.9 15.0 28.3 22.5 519 395 30.6 29.6 44.0 42.0
Western District:
47,88 48,168 52,584 52,901 12,848 11,465 13,431 11,913 509 427 20,32 257,655 184,420 148,950 Nortih.estern Region............... 278,976 29,115 315 24.3 108.1 109.3 3 73 186 143 283 210 2.9 22
52,961 53,514 5,94o 60 ,51 18,511 16322 19,337 17, 008 958 746 99854 402,293 301,412 243,88 Central Western Region........ 312,397 327,433 31.5 29.4 104.2 106.2 13.9 12.2 27.3 206 363 272 2.3 442 .5
33,202 33,477 34,118 34394 11,624 10,429 11,796 10,561 181 155 277,059 231,729 177,607 146,954 Southwestern Region ....... 110,115 123,604 26.2 24.6 142.8 135.5 6.7 8.9 32.1 25.1 31 337 22.0 21.9 40.1 37.2
134,048 135,159 146,642 147,805 42,983 38,216 44,564 39,482 1,648 1,328 1,097,242 891,677 663,439 539,793 Total, Western District 701,488 740,152 30.2 26.5 111.8 112.3 10.3 9.7 24.9 19.1 346 261 22.2 21.9 41.9 38.4
237,733 239,675 278,285 280,520 104,522 90,292 111,072 95,010 5,777 4,250 2,80o,804 2.307,272 1,824,765 1,489,401 United States ......... 2,014,252 2,120,816 34.0 30.8 109.0 108.6 14.5 12.7 23.6 18.3 378 282 26.3 25.3 45.6 43.0
Car-miles Ton-miles millionss) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service o3
Gross Net Gems onsmiles Aserage miles Gross ton-miles Locomotive-
Gross Net ram -miles Average miles per train-hor, me Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coseal
tier train-d Ie Net ton-miles pe r excluding ,ileaper nclding per 1000gr
Per ent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent rebound District ad rgio loco and per train mile trains in freight locomotive and locootve- locomotiveande n d Net tonofoal
ast of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue tenders m oa tenders mile nd racks per day cmmed lo oive
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

9 7. 56.5 49.6 49. 6,368 4,944 ,238 1,999 1,484 251,691 194,985 East EnglandiRegion a/. 537 1463 563 12 14.1 14.9 21:,13i 21 .... .47.1 .0 7,390 5,660 2,61 2,1, 319628 3, 1132
60.15. 50.6 38982 30610 34091 26 686 13 610 10,274 1,087,881 875,910 Great Lakes Region 1,998 1,906 798 34 15.7 16.0 31,337 30,466 55.5 42.1 12,857 10,040 6,332 4,760 2,4,611 1872,8 125 122
59.5 59.3 7 65.9 499 .7 2,921 33,734 37,501 29,338 17,007 12,851 1,393,513 1,106,936 Central Eastern Region b/. 2,039 1,907 925 835 13.2 13.9 26,911 26,504 45.2 35.7 12,860 10,006 6,980 5,229 3,192,292 2,452,138 149 145
60.1 60.1 63.7 65.1 50.2 50.0 88,271 69,288 77,043 60,262 32,616 24,609 2,733,085 2,177,831 Total. Eastern District 1,975 1,867 836 762 14.3 14.8 28,189 27,670 49.2 38.1 12,207 9,499 6,198 4,642 6,056,531 4,638,424 137 134
Southern District:
6:3 56.1 48.1 49.9 49.7 50.4 17,00oo4 13,794 15,346 12,411 8,088 6,540 333,566 286,613 Pocahontas Region.............. 3,321 3,084 1,750 1,625 13.9 14.0 46,004 3,303 48:j.7 7.:4 24,343 19,634 15,051 12,025 861,889 706,916 101 102
S60.9 56.2 58.1 50.0 50.1 28,330 23,724 24,420 20,337 9,650 7,755 1,106,278 960,716 Southern Region. ... 1,363 1,289 539 492 16.2 16.4 22,074 21,168 49. .9 7,230 6,009 2,732 2,178 2,048,769 1,728,834 145 146
59.9 59.3 53.6 55.6 49.9 50.2 45,334 37,518 39,766 32,748 17,738 14,295 1,439,844 1,247,329 Total, Southern District 1,764 1,654 787 722 15.7 15.9 27,618 26,254 49.4 40.8 9,819 8,068 4,359 3,483 2,910,658 2,435,750 128 130

6 6.4 55.2 57.2 50.8 50.4 22,636 18,291 19,532 15,618 7,668 5,980 839,773 743,024 Northwestern Region 1,520 1,362 597 522 15.3 15.4 23,258 21,020 41.9 6.2 4,783 3,842 1,779 1,380 1,603,649 1,3148567 142 147
1 43 4n7t R o .6,407 5,21556
2. 62.3 5.9 58.3 50.3 .0 35 102 28,398 0,005 2 041 10,6644 897 1,032 793 930,384 Central Western Region. 1,621 1, 73 575 521 17.9 17.5 29,053 2584 51. 4.7 6,507 5,215 2, 16 14 ,207,391 1,039,075 128 135
60.9 61.2 539 55.4 50 50.7 19,885 16,569 17,126 14,129 6,096 5074 679,716 61,948 Southwestern Region.............. 1,473 1,355 524 487 17.1 17.0 25,196 22,976 53.3 .8 6,476 5353 2 1,84 1,207391 139,5 121 125
62.3 62.3 56.1 57.2 50.5 49.8 77,623 63,258 66,663 53,788 24,408 19,551 2,552,282 2,288,356 Total. Western District. 1,551 1,407 568 512 16.8 16.7 26,119 23,505 48.7 41.8 5,882 4,755 2,023 1,607 5,062,391 14,306,O37 130 136
60.9 60.8 58.7 60.1 50.2 50.0 211,228 170,64 183,472 146,798 74,762 58,55 6,725,211 5,713,516 United States ............... .... 1,755 1,626 715 647 15.5 15.8 27,281 25,693 49.0 40.1 8,434 6,736 3,494 2,710 14,029,580 11,380,211 133 134
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight ars 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 Praenger- miles per unserviceable
District and region road operated (thousands) thousandss) tra crs locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
per day locomotives consumed per pe


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
599 632 30 36 1,9 1,68 45 112 37,235 1,72 31,810 23, 69, 65,485 New England Region a/ 6,231 6,513 5669 32,874 32,877 6.06 6.07 71.0 68.2 37.6 34.0 249,77 234,3 18. 1.-3
2 381 2 447 1,525 1,697 3,906 4,144 405 613 233,226 286,073 159,194 129,618 3922 417,691 Great Lakes Region ............... 18,952 19,802 13,965 14,28 102 7.81 .99 114.3 102.7 29.0 31.0 6080 720,863 16.3 1.9
3:324 3,782 2,2890 1,973 5,604 5,755 614 1,365 :42,952 485,703 127,4o1 991867 570,353 585,570 Central Eastern Region b/ 21,332 21,977 21,203 21,110 135,023 131,309 7.07 .90 100.9 92.2 29.8 25.4 1,622,847 1,001,999 18.9 18.0
6,304 6,861 4,235 4,106 10,539 10,967 1,064 2,090 713,413 815,508 318,405 253,238 1,031,818 1,068,746 Total, Eastern District 46,515 48,292 40,837 41,133 270,332 270,378 7.18 7.17 98.8 90.8 31.2 28.9 2,033,105 1,957,232 17.8 16.6
960 1,O45 220 2 161OL,2345 986,281 94,4111 14 11,650 100,409 107,061 Southern District:
960 1,0145 220 258 1,10 1303 32 453 86,284 9,411 14,125 11,650 27 9 295272 PocaonasRegion 475 565 2,379 2,445 15,00oo2 14,295 6.64 6.13 108.2 100.3 12.6 12.8 134,872 133,701 18.3 19.0
2,845 3,128 1,369 1,234 4,214 4,362 4 736 207,230 22,098 72,408 71,174 279 Southern Region.... 30 3710 14,966 14,729 103,918 96,222 7.27 6.85 91.3 83.9 31.6 28.7 827,221 767,998 16. 16.4
3,805 4,173 1,589 1,492 5,394 5,665 736 1,189 293,514 319,509 86,533 82,824 380,047 402,333 Total, Southern District 42,781 43,275 17,345 17,174 118,920 110,517 7.18 6.75 93.3 85.9 29.3 26.7 962,093 901,699 16.6 16.8

2,529 2,865 1,164 919 3,693 3,784 653 1,091 237,667 258,598 63,876 57,362 301,543 315,960 Western District:42701 43,084 11 1155 68,091 6,409 6.63 6.24 80.6 78.9 29.4 23.2 565,74 562 7 18.1 18.
2,982 3,183 1,369 1,328 2 1,511 7 24. 243,167 270,31 82,358 77,293 325,525 3 47,CCeNorthwestern Region 149 ,7 143,014 11,714 11,855 68,091 65,402 6.63 6.2e4 80.6 78.9 29.4 23.2 565,1714 562,2 7 18,1 181
2,982 3183 16 1,328 4 51 4:511 74 1,124 23167 270,31 82358 77293 325525 Central Western Region 49,272 50,186 16,817 17,629 116,070 114,052 8.09 7. 104.6 97.6 31.4 29.8 819,594 838, 14.9 15.5
1,41 1,91 653 624 2,94 2,52 567 655 91,977 108,921 65,252 58,575 157,229 167,6 Southwestern Region ..... 31,730 32,056 7,990 8,251 48,198 47,352 6.84 6. 100.8 101.2 27.2 23.6 337,323 335,280 14.7 14.9
7,352 7,966 3,186 2,871 10,538 10,837 1,966 2,870 572,811 637,950 211,486 193,230 784,297 831,180 Total, Western District 123,703 125,326 36,521 37,735 232,359 226,813 7.34 6.88 94.8 91.5 29.8 26.2 1,722,091 1,735,582 15.8 16.3
17,461 19,000 9,010 8,469 26,471 27,469 3,766 6,149 1,579,738 1,772,967 616,424 529,292 2,196,162 2,302,259 United States .......................... 212,999 216,893 94,703 96,042 621,611 607,708 7.24 6.98 96.2 90.0 30.3 27.4 4,717,289 4,594,513 16.8 16.5


o0VR) Inolude caboose miles.
Includes Boston & Albany (leseeor to New York Central), for which operating atatisetice 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.
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 looomotivea.
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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 148 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRI., 1984 AND 1933


Sttemet No. M-210
APRIL, 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Average miles of all Locomotive-miles thousandss) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent all cars Per cent Net ton-miles Ca-miles per-
Average mites of road Teem-milesDunserviceable unserviceable Car-miles per Net ton-miles per loaded
Average of road m ain tracks es District and region Cars ownedof toal on line f of total cars car-day per car-day tar-milrin-mile
operated operated principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1931 1933 19314 1933 193 1933 934 1933

.7,192 7,622 9,549 9,686 1.093 933 1,262 1,064 72 14 32,251 26,437 16,360 13,398 Nw ESogld en giona/.rc 2,300 52,962 1 2.4 40.6 123.7 124.6 14.7 13.9 25.1 20.1 315 23 1.9.2 .5 43
a I3n596 10,228o116v96ud91 Great Lakes Region ---------- ...enue 380ie67mi:prd-O .oo9
23,873 23 972 33,667 3350 5,482 4,96 5,17 14,902 353 266 177 1 116963 95 985 4 Great Lae Region 380,767 98. 141. 113.8 108.6 15.1 17.4 25.0 19.8 34 270 23.1 5. .
27,073 27,297 37,083 :994 5,686 254 6,327 5,503 59 1 4 79 170,280 197,729 110,387 95,120 Central astern Regionrb/- 532,221 551,163 1. 36. 108.2 106.5 15.3 13. 16.2 13.8 285 233 28.9 27.8 50.4 0.0
58,438 58,891 80,299 80,930 12,261 10,512 13,406 11,469 1,019 799 38,127 324,394 243,710 204,502 Total, astern District 929,377 984,892 40.5 3.88 111.1 108.3 15.2 15.2 20.1 16.5 311 248 25.3 24.14 51.9 51.3
Southern District:
5,971 6,0214 7,761 7,789 1,453 1,253 1,537 1,309 65 52 57,888 48,590 44,560 36,716 Pocahontas Region -...................... 110,976 114,748 17.8 20.4 90.7 97.5 3.4 3.7 33: 2.4 88 9 600 43.7 41. 4 71.5 69.1
39,221 39,558 143,517 43,855 5,878 5,319 6,:52 5:458 107 94 131,889 1199:4l49 ,818 73,920 Southern Region ..............- 258,471 276,068 33.4 29.14 108.6 107.6 25.7 20.9 25.4 21.7 358 292 22.8 218 373 373
45,192 45,582 51,278 51,644 7,331 6,572 7,589 6,767 172 146 389,777 168,039 126,378 o10,636 Total, Southern District 369,447 390,816 30.0 27.3 103.2 1014.7 19.8 16.2 27.6 22.7 485 376 29.2 27.5 4.1 143.14

47,857 48,130 52,60 52,862 14,2114 3,821 14,402 3,9714 167 151 111,1 98,112 62,110 52,708 Northwestern Region ........... 277,362 288,309 32.1 25.14 106. 107.5 8.8 8.0 19.5 16.2 290 245 23.1 23.2 42.1 40.4
52,918 53,72 60471 6405 620 6701 5894 340 273 178,67 152337 110190 88960 CentralWestern Region..... 0,73 326,783 31.3 30.6 103.4 105.1 14.4 13.2 30.0 23.4 a 02 30: 20.5 20.6 46.0 143.9
33,083 33,397 33:999 34:314 33983 3,624 4,045 3,680 60 55 96,215 87,193 65,114 56,819 SuSouthwestern Region.. 109,787 122,223 26.8 25.2 142.9 138.0 5.6 .6 34.3 28.5 371 21.5 21.5 41.4 40.7
133,858 134,999 146,356 147,647 14,602 13,065 15,148 13,548 567 479 386,260 337,642 237,1414 198,487 Total, Western District. 697,722 737,315 30.5 27.5 110.9 111.5 10.5 10.5 26.9 21.7 357 296 21.5 21.6 43.7 42.0
237,1488 239,472 277,933 280,221 34,194 30,149 36,143 31,7814 1,758 1,424 956,164 830.075 607,502 513,625 United States.......................__ 1,996,546 2,113,023 34.4 32.0 109.6 108.7 14.3 13.7 23.8 19.5 358 288 214.5 23.9 46.7 45.5
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service q/

Gros Net rton-miles Average mile Locomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of cal
Avermet T vperetr in-mile, per train l-hoot, mis paer o seclding r t-tiles N s
excluding Net ton-miles per hour, excluding oc eNetton-mles per 1,000 gross
District and region oper train-mile trains in freight locomotives and mot- locomotives d p oNet tons of coal ton-mildsn
easttofserntenders tenders tenders, per
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue mile of ma tracks day locomotives and
mile of main tracks locomotives ssedn
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1934 1933 1934 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193 1934 193 3 1934 33 1934 193 1 934 3 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
619 66.16 58.0 2 1019.6 109.6 19 3 1 21 1705 1,392 61481 73,807 6,T9198 Eastern District:
S 66.4 058.0 57 5 49.6 49.6 1,94 1,6 1,705 1,3961 9 611 481 73,807 6,1980New England Regiona/...al.n ai 1,560 1,492 559 516 14.8 114.8 23,103 22,032 143.0 34.9 6,924 5,620 2,717 2,1014 3 ,51 6 97,065 116 119
60 39 66.4 121 103 10,972 908 14,099 :3,346 330,017 28 7 reat esRe n 2,001 1,965 748 723 16.6 16.4 33248 32,175 53.4 41.8 12407 10,222 5,723 14,652 704896 71476 13 110
S 60.8 6. 64.6 7 13,06 11,107 11,370 9,678 4,919 4,101 407,962 352,711 Central Eastern Region b/ 1,999 1,953 865 828 13.9 14.0 7,869 27,1438 41.7 35.1 11,709 9,901 6,056 5,008 892,402 ,94 137 135
60.9 61.3 62.7 64.9 49.8 50.2 27,541 23,121 24,o047 20,156 9,629 7,928 811,786 698,2814 Total, Eastern District 1,961 1,917 785 754 15.1 15.1 29,622 28,864 46.2 37.6 11,433 9,523 5.492 14,487 1,711,884 1,417,515 124 123
56, 146 114144140 Southern District: 1..4 14.4 47 44 914 126 11,142,o94 204 92 94
S 57.0 147.9 4.6 50.5 50.7 53 ,37 ,831 391 2,530 2,013 101,124 87,120 PocaontasRegion 3325 3129 1,741 1,607 14.4 14.4 47,771 ,98 46.0 34.4 22,949 18,604 14,126 11,137 24,097 204,813 92 94
61. 61.8 56.6 57.8 50.1 50.4 9188 867 7904 7,024 3,012 2,600 351692 320,47 Southern n 345 320 512 489 16.7 16.6 22,473 21,921 493 42.5 7038 6,208 2,560 2191 626,91 555,9141 136 136
60.0 60.3 54.0 54.9 50.2 50.5 14,532 12,514 12,735 10,943 5,542 14,613 452,816 407,567 Total, Southern District 1,737 1,665 756 702 16.2 16.1 28,123 26,850 48.6 40.6 9,446 8,077 4,0o8 3,373 872,011 760,754 120 122
851450.5 588 51.5476822673926,640 Western District:6l564.1 ,.10819 127
64.2 50.5 6 5 ,9 6,81. 2,5714 2,275 271,22 247892 Northwestern Regio..n 1,576 1,522 61 595 15.5 1.4 24,479 23,466 41.5 36.1 4,881 4,249 1,9 7,01 428,305 129 12
61.9 631 58.9 59.7 49.8 50.1 12482 1059 10 8 .6583 7 3 Central Western Region 1673 1 99 571 558 18.2 1.8 488 28,458 540 .3 6,947 5,798 2,30 1,967 120 123
59.6 60.5 54.5 573 49.7 51.2 6,930 6160 5987 5308 069 88 26387 Southwestern Region.. .. 503 465 518 17.6 16.3 6,447 23873 555 49.0 6,794 5,984 2:085 1874 1
61.9 63.0 56.8 58.8 50.0 50.8 27,0914 23,418 23,3141 20,112 8,301 7,290 849,053 786,021 Total, Western District 1,598 1,539 568 558 17.2 16.6 27,491 25,587 50.0 143.0 6,171 5,287 2,067 1,800 1,628,089 1,1430,132 120 122
61.1 61.8 58.6 60.14 50.0 50.5 69,167 59,053 60,123 51,211 23472 19,831 2,113.655 1,891,872 United States ............... 1758 1,699 686 16.2 15.9 28,445 27,069 48.2 40.3 8,295 7,025 3,294 2,760 14,211,984 3,608,401 122 122
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Passenger- Locomotive- Per ct
Distict and region Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles aic miles per unservieable
matadenrod operated thousand ) (thsands) trainers locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
per train day locomotives consumed per passenger-
trame car-mile


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
56 634 48 4133 1,034 N1,067 6 16 36,7 4,0 2 ,09 2,923 64l62 699 E n andRegion a/ 6,206 6,489 ,86 1,868 10,890 10,542 6.19 .98 68.5 66.6 8.2 J 1 4.9 72,448 70,499 16. 16.
2,37 2,418 1,474 1,74 3848 4,122 66 283 162126 13019 392431 Great Laktes Region 1.... ,856 19,559 4561 34, 34,728 823 22 113.3 101.0 8.4 .2 222,117 8
3 3599 237 2085 5,532 5.684 1,3 6,7? 48,367 128,991 100,502 75,738 58689 Central Eastern Region b 21,38 21,921 7, 6,856 46, 43,584 7.42 7.09 102.3 87.7 28.6 24.2 315,588 306,106 16.8 17.3
6,195 6,651 4,219 4,222 10,414 10,873 1,020 2,118 713,625 810,826 319,226 255,615 1,032,851 1,066,441 Total, Eastern District. 46,380 147,969 13,379 13,285 92,213 88,854 7.52 7.33 98.5 87.6 30.6 28.5 610,153 599,733 15.6 15.9
049 20 2 11 121 494 84 97,818 16,624 14,034 100,6isri5,551 70 787 5198 :4,634 6.89 6.18 106.9 99.6 13.6 14.5 4,1 40,713 17.0 17.9
2,7714 3,07 1,394 1,283 169 ,8 14, 311 693 20573 93 2224,173 975,233 73,006 280,60697:930,9M 297,179 Sou t1 7.17O 15
3,075 83 4;l68 4 ;59 41 2 Southern Region.------------- .... 326 35,622 32,635 7.58 7.21 91.,4 1.8 31.6 29 261,799 239,131 15.1 15.1
3,727 4,124 1,601 1,552 5,328 5,676 662 1,187 289,432 321,991 91,857 87,040 381,289 1409,031 Total, Southern District. 42,761 43,140 5,739 5,535 40,820 37,269 7.48 7.06 93.3 83.9 29.4 27.9 305,314 279,844 15.4 15.4
Western District:
2,491 2,839 1,178 968 3,669 619 1,092 232,309 253,151 63675 56,873 295,9814 310,0214 NosrthwesternRegion 42,678 43,004 3,922 3,866 23,598 21,615 6.89 6.38 81.7 76.14 28.8 23.7 178,792 167,8214 16.5 1.0
2983 144'6 698 1044 23719 26488 8728 991 321,2147 343,479 Central Western Region 49,195 50,134 ,687 5,624 41,272 37,409 8.49 776 108.6 94.6 32.0 30.6 271,791 2514,472 13.8 .4
180 1903 661 639 ,6 2,5 530 646 91,047 107,287 65,821 6,1440 156,868 168,727 Southwestern Region 31,62 31,90 ,665 2679 16,70 15,691 7.11 6.60 102.8 98.5 27.3 25.6 107,81 103,029 13.4 13.8
7,278 7,888 3,199 2,997 10,1477 10,885 1,847 2,782 560,875 624,826 213,224 197,404 774,099 822,230 Total, Western District... 123,1494 125,038 12,274 12,169 81,650 74,715 7.67 7.06 97.3 88.7 29.8 27.1 558,152 525,325 14.5 15.0
17,200 18,663 9,019 8,771 26,219 27,14314 3,529 6,087 1,563,932 1,757,643 6214,307 540,059 2,188.239 2,297,702 United States............................... 212,635 216.1147 31,392 30,989 214,683 200,838 7.57 7.17 97.0 87.3 30.1 27.8 1,1473,619 1,404,902 15.1 15.4


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


SIncludes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
Includes the equivalent ooal 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 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 141 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1934 AND 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Average of ad Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent allca unserviceable Car-miles per N Net ton-miles Car
Average miles of all Tr'i-iles unserviceable line of cars of total ears car-day per car-day peeltsr-mier
operaesd main tracks (o-am--District and region Cars owned of total owned o la e r-
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotive won line

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District7:2 0..o 4i.4
7,510 7.621 9,567 9,702 14,640 3,82 5,38 4,357 336 222 127,051 102,925 69,871 54,668 sewEngand Region a/ ............... 5244 52,97 41.9 40 29 123.8 14.3 13.5 24.2 20.0 320 250 20. 19.1 43.4 42.
23,82 273198 37 83 3 74 214,7 23 24125 19 748 1,574 1,101 710,498 577,321 470 39,289 Great Lakes Region ................... 34. 112. 108.6 1.6 19.1 76 2 23.6
273,073 2723,0 33,83 370 3 ,4 24,075 20,339 27,055 22,519 2,658 1,9144 705,766 577,362 475,474 389,465 Central Eastern Region b..... 533,398 551,054 .9 38. 107.1 106.3 1.6 12.9 17.2 13.8 20 21 31.1 29. 450.1 5
58,1465 58,905 80,333 81,016 51,262 42,792 56,528 46,624 14,568 3,267 1,543,315 1,257,608 1,015,727 623,422 Total, Eastern District 936,033 987,443 40.2 37.8 110.2 108.2 15.5 1 4.5 20.7 16.2 341 25 27.4 25.9 50.9 49.6
Southern District:..1 14.3 41 71.1 6
5,971 6,038 7,762 7,802 6,074 5,277 6,475 5,529 297 218 239,730 196,525 185,711 152,417 Pocahontas Region .. 111,682 114,808 16.4 20.0 90.0 94.3 3.: 3.14 35.3 26.9 $81 658 414.3 4.5 71.1 6.
397236 39,5626 43,5327 43,662 23,7967 21,092 214,501 2,6' 36 382 530,421 453,895 329,9767 28,907 Southern Region ...................... 260,239 276,310 32.7 28.6 107.5 107.3 25. 19.6 25.6 20.9 377 291 23.9 22. 37.1 3
45,207 145,600 51,294 51,664 29,870 26,369 30,976 27,140 753 600 770,151 650,420 515,687 441,324 Total, Southern District. 371,921 391,118 29.6 26.6 102.3 103.5 19.9 15,3 28.2 22.5 510 389 30.2 29.1 44.0 42.4

52 950 99 6500 2 2 941 26 1,29 1,19 67 528 5560 411,602 332.849 Central Western Region 106.0 14.0 12.. 280....2P:.2 2.0 1. 4 1,.
33,172 3 57 3,088 34,3715 5,607 14,053 15,8o 14241 2&1 210 373,274 3 922 242,721 203,773 Southwestern Region.... ........ 110,033 23,259 26.4 27 4.9 136.0 6.4 9 327 33 3.
260al2,W2st28n09 6,28141,02 33,849 C entral0Western5R22 61 2 2.7 1 16.0 14. 32.7 3 21.9 21.8 +2. 36.1
134,000 135,119 146,570 147,765 57,585 51,260 59,711 53,030 2,215 1,807 1,1483,502 1,229,319 901,260 738,550 Total, Western District 700,50 739,432 30.3 26.6 111.6 112.1 10.3 9.9 25.4 19.6 349 270 22.1 21.8 42.4 39.3
237,672 239,624 278,197 280,445 138,717 120,441 147,215 126,794 7,536 5,6714 3,796,968 3,137,347 2,432,674 2,003,296 United States .... .....-...--........- 2,008, 6804 2,117,993 34.1 31.1 109.2 108.7 14.4 13.0 23.7 18.6 373 23 25.9 25.0 45.9 143.6
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service o/
Gross Net Gross tn-miles Average miles per train-hour, Loomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per train-mile, Net ton-miles per hour, excluding inleuding per 1,000 gree
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Trainocmoti-hours c d per tan-mle tram in freight oe s lungd locomotive Ne on
Per entast of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District and region tenders service tenders tenders per per dy medincluding
and tenders and tenders per day tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 194 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District: "21?:
64.7 65.3 57.6 56.6 49.6 49.7 8,351 6,577 7,157 5,630 2,610 1,965 325,498 259,183 New England Region a/... of 1,542 1,470 662 13 14.3 14.8 21,966 21,607 46.1 35.7 ,271 4 5,650 2,496 2.19 4, 4.?48 128
60.2 60.14 63.8 63.9 50.4 50.14 51 514 40 991 45 03 35 771 17 709 13,620 1,417,696 1,158,28 Great Lakes Region......... 1.999 1,921 5( -39 15.9 16.1 31.782 30,663 55.0 42.0 12,745 10,065 6,160 ,7 20141121 43
59.7 59.7 64.2- 65.6 49.6 49.6 55 947 44;841 148,70 39,016 21,926 l 16,952 1,781,01475 1,149,64 Central Eastern Region 2,030 1,91 91184 13.4 13.9 27,1 26,729 44.3 35.5 12,572 990 6,79 5 1
60.3 60.4 63.5 65.0 50.1 50.0 115,812 92,409 101,090 0,1417 42,245 32,537 3,544,871 2,876,115 Total, Eastern District 1,972 1,679 824 760 14.5 14.9 28,517 27,960 48.5 38.0 12,014 9,505 6,021 4,603 7,768,415 6,055,939 134 131
Southern District:32 94 1,748 1,621 14.0 14.1 46.41g 43,69146.o0U66 23,994 19,377 14,620 11,604 1,106,986 911,101
6. 56.3 6 -4.0 49.3 149.9 50.4 22,348 18,141 20,176 16,330 10,618 8,553 1434,690 373,733 Pocahontas Region.................... 3322 ,9 1,7 62 1. 16, 13,69 6.623991.377 1,8201180 069 86 9 729 01
61.6 61.1 56.3 58.0 50.0 50.1 37,518 31,891 32,324 27.361 12,662 10,355 1,457,970 1,28163 Southern Region ............... 1,358 1,297 532 491 16.3 16.5 22,170 21,357 49.5 42.0 7,182 6,059 2,689 2,181 2,675:663 2,21,775 13 143
59.9 59.6 53.7 55.4 50.0 50.2 59,866 50,032 52,500 43,691 23,280 18,908 1,892,660 1,654,896 Total, Southern District 1,758 1,657 779 717 15.8 15.9 27,739 26,tol 49.2 40.8 9,726 8,070 4,291 3,455 3,782,669 3,196,504 126 128
Western District: 1 11402 600 5140 15142i3 1 623,558 21,632 141.6*15,808332910 2471,713211110992,100,730 1,776,67251391113 1
6.50.1 5 383302 14305 11 4 1,3614 ,20 1,24 191 Central Western Region .... 1.63 ,55 57 5 1.0 17.6 29417 26,503 52.4 4.1 6,617 5360 2,251 1,812 2,997,410 2,56.663 2
6.6 61 .1 55.9 50.2 50. 2 22,729 23,115 19,;436 8,166 6,951 906,162 837,270 Southwestern Region 1,1481 1,38 523 4935 17.2 16.8 25,509 23,214 539 47.4 6,555 5510 2,051 1,731 1,591,472 1,393,029 119 123
62.2 62.5 56.3 57.7 50.3 50.1 104,717 86,676 90,006 73,900 32,713 26,6841 3,401.394 3,074,377 Total, Western District 1,563 1,441 568 523 16.9 16.7 26,462 24,037 49.0 42.1 5,954 4,886 2,034 1,655 6,689,612 5,735,564 128 132
61.0 61. 58.7 60.2 50.2 50.1 260,395 229,117 243,596 198,008 98,238 78,286 8.838,925 7,605,388 United States .................................. ,75 ,6144 70 650 15.7 15 27,559 26,035 48.6 40.2 ,399 6,608 3,4 2,72 1,240,696 1,988,007 130 131
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 Averae miles of Train-miles Penger-train car-miles ra iloootive- er ble Net ton of coal Pound of
Disttintlandoregvon eadfoperatet (ota) (tl n&) ta cars OftotalNet tons of coal Pounds of coal
road operated (tosas) (oud per train day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District: .
98 6.2 1,592 136 1,370 1,668 418 118 3704 5 41,556 30,869 2145,719 67,909 65,6 84EngTand Regrun a/District 42 6,22 6,507 7,515 7,03 153,764 43,420 6.10 6.05 90.4 67.* 27 o 1.2 97,7322.226 31.O,5693 1,.0 17..
2,30 2 2 3892 138 6 808 1590578 1297 6 392 20 46 2,6145 Great Lakes Region ,96 .................. 1 149 6.05 10.1 29 7, 30 08 10 1
3,299 3,736 2,24 2,001 583 5737 594 1,35 15 4 680 127,66 100207 57522 Central Eastern Region b/..... 21,32 21,963 28,2 27,966 18101 17,93 .1 101.5 91. 29. 25.0 1,338,435 1,308,10
6,277 6,808 14,228 4,135 10,50 10,913 1,044 2,096 713,871 814,044 317,813 253,904 1,o31,684 1,067,948 Total, Eastern District 1 46,481 48,211 54,216 54,418 362.546 359,232 7.27 7.21 9.9 90.0 30.9 28. 268.4 2 3,258 2,556.,965 17.2 16.5
,9 1,0416 7 261 1,175 1,307 463 5 96,016 14,738 1 2,215 lO0,471 ,P1 ocaonteasegi on................ 5,7 1 30 169 3,232 20,200 16,929 6.70 6.1 4 107.9 100.1 12. 13.2 19,387 174,414 18.0 18.7
2288 3;115 1,37 1,246 41203 40367 3 726 20;8,12 224 6 1,733023 722465 279,835 33 o n296,ta southern Region 5,1 37680 19,915 19,477 139,539 128,657 7.35 6.94 9163 83.4 31.6 28.9 1089020 1,007,129 16.0 16.1
3,76 14,161 1,592 1,507 5,37 5,668 71 8 1,189 292,545 320,135 87,761 814,710 360,306 40o4,645 Total, Southern District 42,776 143,241 23,084 22,709 159,739 147,786 7.26 6.82 93.3 85.14 29.3 27.0 1,267,o407 1,18,543 16.3 16.4
2,519 2,85 1,167 931 3,686 3,790 64 1,091 236,442 257,234 63,778 57,363 300,220 314,597 Northwestern Region .............4.. 52,696 143,064 15,636 15,721 91,217 86,686 6.66 6.25 80.9 76.3 29.2 23.3 743,966 730,01 17.-8 1.4
2,92 3,174 1,367 1344 43494518 73 1,102 241,867 269,020 2742 77857 324609 346877 Central Western Region........ 49,252 50,173 22,504 23,253 157343 151,461 8.19 7.59 105.6 96.9 31.5 30.0 1,091,073 1,92,519 14.6 15.2
1832 1,914 65 628 2,487 2542 558 653 91743 108480 65,1443 59,171 157,16 6765 Southwestern Region............ 31,703 32,017 10,655 10,930 64,977 63,043 6.91 6.48 101.2 100.5 27.3 24.1 444,599 437,30 14.3 14.6
7,333 7,947 3,169 2,903 10,522 10,850 1,938 2,846 570,052 634,734 211,963 194,391 782,015 829,125 Total, Western District.. 123,651 125,254 48,795 49,904 313-,537 301,190 7.41 6.92 95.4 90.8 29.8 26.4 2,279,638 2,260,430 15.5 16.0
17,396 18,916 9,009 8,543 26.405 27,461 3,700 6,131 1,576,46 8 1,768,913 617,537 533,005 2,194,005 2,301,918 United States ....................... 212,908 216,706 126,095 127,031 835,822 808,208 7.32 7.02 96.4 89.3 30.2 27.5 6,190,303 5,996,936 16.4 16.3


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


i Include: the equivalent soal tonnage for fuel oil oonaumed.
Include 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 looaotilves.
t10227-O U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ; I4


APRIL, 1934






IC iste. 2/: 7,1


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3523


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 frmn 141 reports of fight micrv tatik.s (Form OS-A) representing 148 raild ys and from 137 reports of piOMur aseen Istidsts (Form 06-B) espresting 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1034 AND 1U83


Shtem. No. M-21
MAY, 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued
Locomnotiv-mile (tadI Ca-mde (t ) Pe t Per cent ars Per t Net ton
Average ,niles of mad Acew s mio f nil Trnin-mile.a umos derouneromiceablle Car-miles per Net ton-miles Car-miles per*
operated opAerate olPrincipl and helper LdL t Lhded pty ftotalowineoa total ears car-day per car-day Moad-mile t r-mile
oomves oe on lined

1934 1933 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19?4 1933 1934 1933

7.91 7,, 1256 1 U0. 68 3006 16.1141 14.,O ast* m'Dis Strict
7,4W1 7 6 39:I5 9,680 1 ,1 4M5,208 3. 2 1 8 13.2.2 159176 12.635 104A.n o 2. 1,86?. 41 2.1 123.8 124.1 14.5 14.9 24.4 21.7 319 269 19: 5 :.2 7
2386 23.io 3 5 38 .6 4. 6 0. 5. 109.3 9 17.3 26.2 20.7 375 23. 22.? a. 5<.7
.073 27,297 37083 37 .005 5339 98 5.97 65 536 182336 161.88 103.550 Central Eastern Region b 531, .0 37.9 07. 107.2 15.0 .9 16.9 14.5 30 248 30.0 28.0 .1 50.7
58.4e5 58,853 80,286 80,863 12,745 11,238 13.945 12,289 1.07 88s 398.458 351.0%0 256,057 221,971 Total. Ea"t.rn District 924,221 977,599 40.5 39.8 109.8 106.9 15.3 15.8 20.8 17.4 333 262 26.3 24.6 52.4 52.0
3*:2 3: I 7,0?. 7,790 1:SS 1167 1,63 1,S2 S i i S D isrc 110,27 1l,.6. 1.0 21.3 91.1 97.6 3.?. 3.9 5.3 27.1 8) 66? *., 11.8 73.S 70.2
3,19 39 3 43 M ; 5,2 2 5,80 11 1 135 4 12 5 77,255 Sotrn 1 257,909 275,522 33. 30.2 107.1 106. 26.3 22.2 25.9 22.. 3 301 22.8 21.6 36. 37
4.,165 5,521 51,291 51.590 7.797 7.08 S.061 7.309 179 159 19,818 1o0,833 135,998 11,256 Tots. Southern District 368,10o 390,166 30.1 28.1 103.2 10?.1 20.1 17.2 28.? 23.7 503 11L 29.8 27.9 13.9 43.2
8 S 0940a 21 102 52,12 1, S ? 6 17 18 ,?? 1, 2 2, 2ortb2 tern2. 26.i 107n1 21067.2 9.2 ,80 2, 22 2 26.1 '1 8. 20.3 17.7 311 270 2".2 24.1 1'.0 0 2.1
.36 :7 F33s 3.2a5 4,0.5 3,901 3 55 .5 605 6 53 southe....rn Re. ion 1 2137 26. 25.0 1.2, 10.0 5.9 9.7 3..5 29.8 33 21. t .1
133,77 134.,930 146,277 147,571 15.176 14.060 15.75 14,561 619 522 to3,463 366,014 2,.to2 2I,1MU Total. easternn District 695,361 735,56 30.6 28.0 111.3 111.3 10.7 10.9 27.0 23.3 369 317 21.9 22.0 : 43.6 .4
237,38 239,304 277,853 2o,02o 35.718 32.38 37,751 34.159 1.885 1,569 1,000,739 897. 6.7 63,457 ,o" united State. 1.967,762 2.103,6a2 34.- 32.7 109.1 108.9 14,.5 114.3 24. 20.6 376 306 25.2 24.2 46.8 46.1
Car-mile.s To-mile. (.,InM,.
SG Traffe denGity Coal consumption in rod aervie cy
Gnrs Net Gra tve-a Ak Gros toa-nies Tooo -
_per enres mi, Av per tr an-oour. Grces too-miles, Pounds of coal
Per centloded Per cet loaded Per cent eatbiund Tmun-en -m m f" hl ,nd ooive- rd Nert to-miles Net to of 000 t
Percent loaded e ar of lo-ta freight -o ie onloousesaendig pm t a-my Net town of eoal ton-milen,
es of totl ncloudn locomouves Eludng loc nomtieand R o r ""rnd- n ne tenders, per permileofroa comed including
andtendm and t e e mile of main track per day locomotives and
per day tender

19 1933 193? 1933 193 1933 193? 1933 193 1933 193 1933 193? 1933 19$ 1933 193 1933 193? 193? 193 193? 1933143? 11933 1 931919 .1933 193? 33

6.1 6t Z2 1 1,1 U 41 .er U i tr0ict 1,60 1.516 583551 1 I 1 5. 36.6 6,190 2, 2,315 M51 329 105 10512
6. 6l 9, 9, GreatLas teio 200 1,980 75727 18. 16.3 32 53 3.1 12576 10,7 1 1 69 1 9 59 160 1
6o0.7 61.o .9 6 .5 49.4 49.9 1 .157 12.197 12,391 10,C 5.6 .716 central Eastrn Regon b 2,063 1,99k 912 89 13.9 13.8 2 5 27,457 F3.0 36.9 12,315 10,522 525 5.358 903,039 783,173 I
60.9 61.3 62.1 63.- 8 9.4 49.9 29.317 25,079 25,659 21,899 10,69 8,65 846,705 757.30 Total. Easte.rn District 2,013 1,949 823 769 15.1 14.8 30,305 28,917 46.7 39.2 11,779 10,00 5,791 4,78 1,705,502 1,165,205 116 117

61.2 2 .2 1.6 7 ,1 1,10 1. Southna Region i3 296 17 1 7 .2 12,2 D7 .3 2 75 221,26 2,321 62, 8
59.- 60.5 54.7 55.9 50.3 50.7 15,460 13,557 13,546 1,847 5.922 5,0o7 475,25% 36,718 Total. Southern District 1.737 1,671 759 712 16.4 16.2 28,503 27,128 49.8 42. 9,723 8,477 *,227 3,576 "71.,08 73,933 113 I11
2*1 1-9 0,, 6, i28A ?2, ,21.5 288,6 llortiirnRegilon 1,620 1,58 6 6 1. 1210 21,256 11.?.- 5.077 *,5a9 1,926 1,735 1 ,698 1152.390
62.1 5: 8.5 5 .98 51.2 50.j 13 11: ,21: 6 2 2 1G 1 66 2 1 281921 5.5 2 6.160 26 2. 752,732 682,390 2115 1
62.3 62.0 57.7 58.5 50.3 50.5 28,362 25,751 21,,W?. 22,199 8,819 8,042 885,11 63,916 Total. Western District 1,610 1,579 583 572 17.1 16.7 27,611 26.305 50.7 15.1 6,255 5.629 2,13? 1,923 1,6,9eo0 1,50?,193 11-? 117
61.1 61.? 58.9 6o.o 5o.o 50o. 73,139 61,317 63,a6 55,9 25,260o 1,753 2,207,17 2,037,912 United States 1.782 1,7r7 7O7 671 16.2 15.9 28.839 27,52 11.9 1t2.2 8,91g 7,17 3,.3 2,930 ,195,570 3,753.631 115 117
Avene number of locomotives on line Averge number of feih e i n" PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in roed service d
Serviceable Unerviceable Total Stored Honme Foregn Total Lom-ue-eP-ao- Peeemepe u tsrlce ----b|--le
dAT .hrnerend f "n n ( tM i) (M -i tran cas locomotive- of total Net tons ofcoa Pomn of mel
d r ted ( ti day ocotives onsumed


193?. 1933 193 1933 193?. 1933 19$ 1933 193? 1933 193. 1953 193?. 1933 193 1933 19? 1933 19$3 1933 193. 1933 193 1933 193? 1933 193? 1933 193? 1953

,n 239'0 1231 r 1tRgSon 59 75 1 ,1 .6 1 1. 2. 5.0 101),29 ,3 1. 1
Ce0n 9r. 9 al0 6a s6,89 5.785 2 53 2, 23 029, South ers n 3ei2,31, 7,M 4.7,1 3 7 31 1*.9 1535
6,173 6,525 ,205 ,305 10,378 10,850 1,169 1,931 702,516 798,318 312,1139 266,-,0 1,011,629 1,0 d,90 Total. Eastern District 1 6,371 7,925 1,,11, .11,73?. 98,033 92,18 7.64 7.35 100.I 90.5 29.6 29.2 61,.,786 591.337 1,.8 15.1





2,97 3,O7s 1,'i 1,9 ;2 629 37,7T4 260.755 8.176 79,213 320,910 339,96" Central Western Regio .. 49A 50,Orl 6;9 5,39 7, 8.83 8.1* 114.I 97.5 30.9 31.5 285.372 26',021 13.0 15.8
1,90 635 2, 2 548 1 90,365 105,584 66,oo7 ,305 l,372 169,889 Southwestern Region 31,23 31, 8702,7 18.492 17,007 7.2 6.87 107.6 1oo.3 26.7 25.2 11,155 105458 12.5 13.

7,228 7,776 3,189 3,023 10,417 10,799 1,762 2,584 560,759 616,521 213,064 202,30 773,823 81,829 Total. Western District 123,4179 124,869 13,009 12,670 90,087 80,933 7.99 7.36 100.8 90.5 29.1 27.7 575,776 543.380 13.5 14.3
17,134 18,383 9,001 8,926 26,135 27,309 3,607 5,657 1,556,230 1,734,593 612,091 555.376 2,168,3a1 f8.9,969 United States 212,60 215,855 32,693 31.994 226,731 208,415 7.69 7.21 98.3 88.7 29.3 28.6 1,474,212 1,402,648 14.3 14.9


on) Includes aboeos le .1s.
Included Bostont Albal (lelior to New York Centrsl), for tiah operat1ag stakltieo are reported separuatly.
Include Big Four Lines (le*or to New Tort Central), for iloh operating statisteo are reported separately.


/ Inoluds the quiAalent oeal tonnase for fuel oil nonsume..
SlooloA the equlalent oal t _naet for fuel oil consumed but anelade the equivalent tonnage of ooal (based
on kilowatt hour per aet ton of oo*l) oonsumed. a gmnertUng power for electric looomote.ee.








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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 148 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1934 AND 1933


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent Per cent cars v le Car-miles pe Net ton-miles p le
Average milesdof rad Averagenmiles of all Train-milesvus District and region C. ned unserviceable Per cent a lcam unsericeale Car-mlles per Net ton-miles NerloadCaraepe
Average miles of road maintracksf ae Trf-------------------------District nd region Cars owned on lineof cars of total cars car-day per car-day etrain-mile
operated Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty locomotives on line

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1931 1933 1931 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
75 7,620 9,6 9,69 5,737 4,523 6,614 5,490 411 289 159,921 132,931 86,012 68,74 New England egion a/ ... 52,419 52,954 41.9 41.1 128.3 123.8 14. 1.8 24.2 204 320 03 9 43.9 42.8
27MO7 2;,973 3,7237,,932 37 2,1062,756 1,941 293,750 736.,97 572,017 Great Laksa Region ...,962 352,21 1 .7 1.2 111.7 108.179.52379 2 21.2
2; 7,302 37,6 3 33079 3753 1,467 3,302 l,12 739,220 593,755 93,061 Central Eastern Regionb/ .... 533,086 550:652 1.1 35-5 107.3 106.5 15.5 13.3 17.2 13.9 317 2 3 30. 29 50. 0
58,457 58.895 80,323 80,985 64,007 54,030 70,473 58,913 5,654 4,155 1,941,773 1,608,648 1,271,784 1,045,393 Total, Eastern District 930,467 985,817 40.3 38.2 110.1 108.2 15.4 14.7 20.8 16.5 341 256 27.2 25.6 51.2 50.1
Southern District:
5 6, O6 .7,770 7,901 7,634 6,644 8 6,55 364 250,076 235,820 193,14 Pocahontas Region.... 111,399 114,775 18.14 20.2 90.5 95.0 3.5 335. 26.9 551 660 144.4 143.1 71.6 67.5
3;2 39,5 4,523 43:, 3 2653 30:924 6:4 835 5851,177 %5865 36,162 Southern Region ...... 259,81 27615 329 28.9 107.4 107.2 25.9 20.1 374 293 225 37 36.3
45,202 45,584 51,293 51,649 37,667 33,457 39,037 34,449 932 759 968,969 831,253 651,685 559,550 Total, Southern District 371,213 390,932 29.7 26.9 102.4 103.6 19.9 15.7 28.2 22.7 509 392 30.1 28.8 44.0 42.5
Western District:
47,873 7 5,9146 52,534 52,978 21,500 19,397 22,462 20,157 8,55 741 549,584 463,287 315,469 263,541 NorthwesterRegion 275,221 258,746 31.9 24.9 107.6 108.6 .6 7.77 19.1 15.3 290 229 23.5 2 3.4 41..2 39.4
S1 3 496 10 60 4 9 1 6 9 3 29234 1,67 1,324 65,882 719.712 523,418 431,963 Central Western Region 11 327,087 31. 10.0 105.6 14.1 12.7 2.14 22.1 72 28 21.0 20.9 44.9 1
33,3151 33,439 3,067 3,4:356 19,653 17,95 : 19:942 18,199 301 264 471,499 -12,334 306,775 267,226 Southwestern Region 109,862 122,875 26.3 24. 143.0 136.9 6.3 9.2 32.8 26.8 33 355 21.8 21.8 110o.5 38.8
133,955 135,081 146,511 147,726 72,761 65,340 75,457 67,590 2,834 2,329 1,886,965 1,595,333 1,145,662 962,730 Total, Western District 699,507 738,708 30.4 27.0 111.5 112.0 10.4 10.1 25.7 20.5 353 279 22.0 21.9 42.6 40.1
237,614 239,560 278,127 280,360 174,435. 152,827 184,967 160,952 9,420 7,243 4,797.707 4,035,234 3,069,131 2,567,703 United States 2,001,187 2,115,457 34.2 31.4 109.2 108.7 14.4 13.2 23.8 19.0 374 288 25.7 24.8 46.1 44.2
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service c/
Gross Net Gro n-i Average Gross tonile Locomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per tedioin-ile, A vee moes per trais-liour, miles Pounds of coal
Trainehosesan-rods erad Netttosneiles per hor. ex including per 1,000 gross
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per ent eastbound Train-hours lexIt l dig per train-mile trains in freight loocootiad 0re- ienmNet ton-miles tns of coal r
Per cenntoe loa locooives nd moves and locomotives and Net tons of coal ton-miles,
Per cent loaded eas of tetalt Datdtni a egion tcisles service tenders e, of road consumed including
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue Dict giondersenders, erper day locomotives and
and tenders and tenders per day loer day tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
1 11 0 2 4100,261 26 344 New England Regiona/ 1,554 1,.6 566 21 1 4.3 1.8 22,267 21,956 452 35.9 7,195 5,711 2,867 2,18 645,687 510,19 124 122
54 2,5791 -:42 R 26.1rengLandsRegion a.007 1,16 6 2 1 74116.3o 1.5 2,672,
91 56, 0 17' 1 1 66 Great Lai Region 2, 007 1,93 7 30 16.0 16.1 32198 31,164 42.2 1 1019 6,125 74 8,225 3,026,642 119 116
,67: 7 '70 7,038 : ;3;i91 1 7,513 a 037 1,93 91 937 135 13.9 27420 6,882 1 35.8 12,519 10,091 6,703 5,212 9,987,733 3,984,285 142 140
59920O65.7,035 61,261, 1 9,665 27,100 21:6 112 1 5 Central Eastern Region h/ E,037 1,9337 13. 951
60.4 60.6 63.2 64.8 49.9 50.0 145,128 117,488 126,749 102,316 52,732 41,182 4,391,576 3,633,423 Total, Eastern District 1,980 1,894 824 762 14.6 14.9 28,862 28,160 48.1 38.2 11,966 9,607 5,974 4,631 9,473,645 7,521,076 131 128
Southern Distriot
56.2 56.14 17.O"2 1 54 019.9 50.3 28,296 23,01414 25,570 20,761 1;:5 10,56 5543,7914 1469,150 Pocahontas Region 3,350 3,125 1,7631,61 114.0 11.2 17,022 1414252 116.0 36. 214,117 19,562 114,91611,911 1,357,6314 1,125,6914 96 8
1:6 13 57.0 55.6 50.1 |0:4 47,030 055 4 76 34,778 1714 13,098 1,824,120 1,622,1464 Southern Region 1,38 1:297 521 489 16.5 16.5 22,189 21:435 49.7 2.5 7,156 6,:124 2,658 2,193 3,296,123 2,854,743 10 141
59.8 59.8 53.9 55.5 50.1 50.3 75,326 63,589 66,046 55,539 29,202 23,954 2,367,914 2,091,614 Total, Southern District 1,753 1,660 775 716 15.9 16.0 27,892 26,553 49.3 41.1 9,725 8,154 4,278 3,40o 4,653,757 3,980,437 124 125
Western District:
6.5 6:7 552 57.7 50.5 n.6 35,57 :7 3 33,362 27,955 13,100 10,8142 1,396,237 1,259,731 Nortrhwestern Region 1,552 1,441 609 559 15.4 15.4 23,8914 22,192 42.0 36.5 4,863 4,076 1,812 1,1191 2,595,4128 2,229,262 135 137
S7 51,91 42,923 1,202 15039 1,753785 1588,298 Central Western Region..... 1643 1534 576 537 18.0 17.6 29,611 27,024 53.0 4.9 6,708 5,525 2,277 1,862 3.750,230 3,21,006 12 129
60:36 60.: 54. 56.21 4 509 33,822 29:o20 29,54 25,221 10,265 9,003 1,136561 1,070,264 Southwestern Region... 1,143 1,05 522 501 17.3 16.8 25,650 23,565 54.0 48.1 6,575 5,671 2,051 1,783 1,961,27 1,762,056 116 120
62.2 62.4 56.6 57.9 50.3 50.2 133,079 112,427 114,447 96,099 41,567 34,884 4,286,583 3,918,293 Total, Western District 1,573 1,471 571 534 17.0 16.7 26,699 24,526 49.4 42.7 6,015 5,o01 2,055 1,710 8,307,085 7,239,324 125 129
61.0 61.1 58.7 60.1 50.1 50.1 353,533 293,504 307,242 253,954 123,501 100,020 11,046,073 9,643,330 United States....................... 1,761 1,662 708 654 15.8 15.8 27,815 26,335 48.9 40.6 8,418 6,933 3,142 2,765 22,434,487 18,740,837 127 128
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 Average milesof Train-miles Passenger -train car-miles Pssenge miles per unsrvceable Net o col
Dinroad operated (thousands) (thousands)tram acomotive- of total Net tons Ifcoal Pounds of coal
trainday locomotives consumed per passenger-
per train day locomtivs consumed train car-mile


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
595 62 31 438 1029 1, 066 55 121 36,91 41,114 30,310 24,1454 67,258 65,5 New England Region a/ 6,221 6,504 9,457 9,557 55,137 54.594 6.10 6.06 70.4 67.8 37.9 34.3 394,437 375,581 17.5 16
2380 2 1 1,501 1,701 3,881 4,132 09 628 226,628 284782 158,799 130, 499 385,27 41521 Great Lakes Region... ... 18 ,914 19,700 23,186 2389 17392 16,598 8.01 8.09 114.4 10i.7 28.5 31.3 1,210,7 1,163,333 15.2 14.
378 3 1 2290 2:31 5,568 5,722 605 1,314 44,631 48437 127,251 101,140 571,882 586,247 Central Eastern Region b/ 21,325 21,950 35,587 35,106 231,515 220,188 7.24 6.97 102.0 91.6 28.9 25. 1,652,694 1,09,337 17.8 17.6
6,256 6,750 4,222 4,170 10,478 10,920 1,069 2,063 708,207 810,733 316,360 256,363 1,024,567 1,067,o96 Total, Eastern District. 46,460 48,154 68,230 68,152 460,580 451,380 7-34 7.24 99.2 90.1 30.7 28.9 3,257,842 3,148,251 16.7 16.2
Southern District:
955 1044 215 265 1,170 1,309 328 469 855,798 96,162 15,323 12,822 101,121 108,984 Pocahontas Region ... 5,479 5,561 3,971 4,041 25,304 23,767 6.70 6.16 107.5 100.2 12.7 13.6 220,683 214,742 17.7 18.4
2,820 3,101 1,30 1.261 4,20 4,362 381 710 206,850 223,899 72,227 72,175 279,077 296,074 Southern Region.... 37,293 37,644 24,783 24,251 173,046 159,1 7.33 6.9 90.5 82.6 31.5 29.3 1,330,372 1,234,732 15.8 15.9
3,775 4,145 1,595 1,526 5,370 5,671 709 1,179 292,648 320,061 87,550 84,997 380,198 1105,058 Total, Southern District 42,772 43,205 28,754 28,299 198,350 183,191 7.24 6.79 92.5 84.7 29.3 27.4 1,551,055 1,449,474 16.1 16.3
Western District:
2,505 2,15 1 174 944 67 789 632 1,076 235,657 255,894 63 668 57,750 299,355 313,644 Northwestern Region 42,691 43,041 19,748 19,767 116,749 110,061 6.76 6.32 1.2 78.0 29.0 23.6 923,215 903,052 17.3 15.0
2,977 ,155 1362 1353 4339 40 0 24116 267 7 274 7072 32360 35,199 Central Western Region 49,238 50,148 28598 29092 203,405 192,012 .33 7.70 107.4 97.0 31.4 30.3 1,376,423 1357,52 14.3 14.9
1,830 1,913 653 63 243 543 556 65 91,478 107,888 65,570 60,276 157,04 16164 Southwestern Region ...... 31,686 31,987 13,58 13,715 83,469 80,050 7.02 6.56 102.6 100.5 27.2 24.3 555,455 52,987 13.9 14.2
7,312 7,913 3,189 2,927 10,501 10,840 1,901 2,792 568,281 631,209 211,982 196,098 780,263 827,307 Total. Western District 123,615 125,176 61,804 62,574 o03,623 382,123 7.54 7.01 96.5 90.7 29.6 26.7 2,855,093 2,803,521 15.0 15.6
17,343 18,808 9,00c 8,623 26,3419 27,31 3,679 6,034 1,569,136 1,762,003 615,892 537,158 2,185,028 2,299,461 United States .......212,847 216,535 158,788 159,025 1,062.553 1,016,694 7.4o 7.06 96.8 89.2 30.0 27.7 7,663,990 7,401,246 15.9 16.0


* Inoluades oaboose mles.
I Inludos Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
InJ leol s Big rouw Lines (leesor to New York Central), for whloih operating statlstils are reported separately.


o Include: the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.
3Inolusde the equivalent oal tonnage for fuel oil oonesued but exoluedee the equivalent tonnage of coal (based
on kilowatt hours per net ton of ooal) oonsunsed in generating power for eleotrio looomotlves*.
67098-0 U.S GOVERNMENT ReNTING OFFICE : 103A


MAY, 1934







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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 114 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1134 AND 1933


Stammat No. M-210
JUNE, 1934


FREIGHT SERVICE FREIGHT SERVICE--Continued

AveragemilesAverage miles of all Locomotive-miles (thousands) Car-miles (thousands) Per cent PPer cent Net ton-miles
opAveratge lesof road main tracks sandsnd) District and region Cars owned unserceab on line ofca unserviceable Carmile per Neton-mie per loaded Carer
opPrincipal and helper Light Loaded Empty loomotiv el owned on linecar-mile

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1953 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,496 7,605 9,66 1,031 9 1,178 1114 70 66 29,3 30,09 15,432 15,211 New England Region a/.............. 52,26 52,829 41. 42.4 121.4 124.4 14.9 15.9 2 300 281 19.4 18.4 445 46.5
23,85 23,93 3 784 5,3 5 9 0 5,60 5.37 322 173 169,803 112462 104 0 Great Lakes Region.............. 339 1 992 37. 42.0 110.1 110.9 164 17.6 22.2 368 318 2.8 23.1 5 55
2:21 330 ,15
27,071 27,295 3 37390 5 5593 649 2,255 61 576 12,6 177,027 116,803 110,060 Central Eastern Region b 530,762 5,38 39. 39.3 108.1 108. 15. 15. 16.2 323 288 33 29 5 5.3
58,426 58,836 80,266 80,843 12,321 11,637 13,487 12,776 1,057 964 386,182 376,919 244,697 229,951 Total, Eastern District.. 922,879 969,459 39.0 40.6 109.6 110.3 15.5 16.5 20.8 18.9 338 299 26.5 25.4 52.2 53.1
Southern District:
5,964 6,044 7,775 7,819 1,560 1,496 1,642 1,578 67 67 64,528 62,350 47,708 46,044 Pocahontas Region ...110,341 114,692 19.1 21.4 94.0 95.5 3.5 4.0 i 36.1 33.0 908 823 43.8 43.4 73.0 73.5
39,187 39,449 43,482 43,746 5,871 5,620 6,035 5,794 105 104 127,260 130;,59 78,o68 74,859 Southern Region ..........257,646 274,828 32.5 30.5 106.0 105.2 27.1 23.5 25.1 23.7 353 335 22.7 22.2 35.9 37.5
45,151 45,493 51,257 51,565 7,431 7,116 7,677 7.372 172 171 191,788 192,869 125,776 120,903 Total, Southern District 367,987 389,520 29.6 28.4 102.4 102.3 20.6 18.1 28.1 26.2 506 469 29.8 29.1 43.7 45.1
Western District:
47,886 48,123 52,412 52,855 4,651 4,281 4,847 4,489 188 190 122,766 116,015 73,490 65,748 Northwestern Region 276,378 287,903 32.6 27.5 108.2 107.3 9.3 8.9 i 21.9 19.6 331 305 24.1 24.4 43.2 43.4
52,926 53,521 59,906 60,512 6,835 6,147 7,227 6476 407 319 193,606 171,527 118,160 105,253 Central Western Region 307,880 325,428 30.4 30.7 104.7 104.0 13.7 14.1 i 32.2 27.3 43 3 21. 20.9 46. 46.0
33,042 33,366 33,957 34,283 3,9 3,823 4,016 3,879 59 58 96,801 94,496 62,736 61,089 Southwestern Region ... 108,363 119,1 25.6 25.0 141.3 139.9 6.2 9.7 34.7 31.0 460421 21. 22.3 41.3 41.
133,854 135,010 146,275 147,650 15,437 14,251 16,090 14,844 654 567 413,173 382,038 254,386 232,090 Total, Western District. 692,621 732,812 30.1 28.2 111.8 111.1 10.6 11.2 28.7 25.1 398 349 22.4 22.3 44.2 44.0
237,.431 239,339 277,798 280,058 35,189 33,004 37,254 34,992 1,883 1,702 991,143 951.826 624,859 582,944 United States 1,983,487 2,091.791 33.5 33.2 109.0 109.1 14.6 14.9 24.9 22.4 389 46 25.4 24.9 46.9 47.5
Car-miles Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service co

Gross Net Gross ton-miles Average miles Gross ten-hu"es Locomotive- Gross ton-miles, Pounds of coal
per train-mile, Net ten-miles per hour, per tramhour, miles per meledng Nper 1,000 gross
Per cent loaded Per cent loaded Per cent eastbound Tram-hours excluding per tra-mile train freight oom e-locomotives and and Net tons of coal on-miles
east of total Including locomotives Excluding locomotives Revenue and nonrevenue District and region locomotenders service i day tender, daye er per per day road consumed including
and tenders and tenders mile of main tracks per day locomotives and
per day tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District;
65.6 66.4 58.8 58.2 49.1 49.0 1,862 1,832 1,598 1,578 572 554 69,371 69,101 New England Region a/..... 149 1,586 55 557 14.9 14.4 23,027 22,832 41.0 37. 6,500 6,31 2,41 2,429 00,61 8, O 10B 108
60.7 61.9 63.6 62.6 49.9 49.9 12,382 11,743 10,862 10,308 4,131 3,920 321,200 315,828 Great Lakes Region 2,029 2,642 772 777 16.7 16.0 33,817 32,638 52.4 46.7 12,27 11,586 5, 5,460 6 1058 101 100
61.0 61.7 61.7 61.9 50.0 49.8 14,239 13,337 12,481 11,705 5,549 5,113 428,538 12,701 Central Eastern Region b/.. 2102 2,09 935 9 13.9 13.6 29,125 28,36 44.2 40.3 12,800 11,890 3 243 862,820 809,51 121 121
61.2 62.1 62.4 61.9 49.9 49.8 28,413 26,912 24,941 23,591 10,252 9,587 819,109 797,630 Total, Eastern District 2,024 2,027 832 824 15.0 14.6 30,448 29,577 46.9 42.5 11,829 11,096 5,849 5,432 1,586,785 1,494,872 111 111
Southern District:
57.5 57.5 41.8 41.5 49.9 48.4 5,911 5,629 5,357 5,102 2,824 2,703 107,092 103,687 Pocahontas Region 3,435 3,411 1,610 1,807 14.6 14.4 50,024 49,201 49.5 41.6 25,44 23,999 15,763 14,907 241,975 232506 82 83
62. 63.6 59.3 61.0 50.8 51.2 8,845 8,765 7,573 7.553 2,894 2,904 343,725 337,987 Southern Region ........... 1344 493 517 17.1 16.6 22,032 22,348 49.1 45.2 6,80 6679 262 2,4 563,596 549,094 127 125
60.4 61.5 53.4 54.7 50.5 50.2 14,756 14,394 12,930 12,655 5,718 5,607 450,817 441,674 Total, Southern District 1,740 1,778 770 788 16.5 16.1 28,682 28,652 49.2 44.3 9,596 9,305 4,221 4,108 805,571 781,600 109 109
L Western District:
62.6 63.8 56N.6 5961 49.6 50.8 8,696 8,180 7,565 7,090 2,964 2,826 295,O16 279,976 Northwestern Region ........... 1,627 1,656 637 660 15.8 15.3 25,643 25,322 6.0 41.6 5,159 2,064 1,958 507,21 61,6 17
67665 3.599 3582 16.89 2,62 2,225674,321 H
62.1 62.0 60. 60.6 49.6 50.1 13,76 12198 11,822 10, 4165 379 38 986 352,012 Central Western Region...... 1 1,709 609 52 17.8 175 30,708 29,81 59.2 50.9 719 2, 2,229 7 110
60.7 60.7 55.8 57.5 0.9 50.9 6 1 6 712 5979 5 2,113 2,11122288 2 27272Southwestern Region 1, 1517 535 552 173 16.8 26,192 25,519 55.3 52.0 808 6,526 2,13 2,109 356,04 350,795 103 105
61.9 62.2 58.2 59.4 49.9 50.5 29,388 27,090 25,366 23,394 9,242 8,516 908,290 859,260 Total, Western District_ 1,643 1,642 599 598 17.0 16.6 27,927 27,225 53.6 47.9 6,697 6,116 2,302 2,103 1,621,875 1,487,173 110 110
61.3 62.0 58.9 59.4 50.0 50.2 72.627 68,396 63237 59,640 25,212 23,710 2,178,216 2,098,564 United States .......... 1,797 1,807 716 718 16.2 15.7 29,031 28,419 50.1 45.0 8,715 8,114 3,54o 3,302 4,014,231 3,763,645 111 110
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight cars on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total Paseniger- Locomotive- Per cent
ServiceableDistrict and region Average miles of Train-miles Passenger-train car-miles r miles per unserviceable
onomad operated (thou.&) (thousands) train care locomotive- of total Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
per train day locomotives consumed per passenger-
train car-mile

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

596 613 419 52 1,o015 1,065 88 112 37,929 39,0514 25,504 26,667 63,43 67 Eastern District: 6,200 6,4 1,924 1,916 11,622 11,398 6.34 6.30 26 69.6 37.4 35-0 70.355 6,656 14.8 14.6
11;16j:9,New:England2Region a/ ---- ,200,19214-72.
2,399 2,359 1,427 1,7f0 3,828 4,069 502 537 220,603 266,665 153,526 144,835 374 la 4l,;4o Great Lakes Region -. 18,755 19,537 14,768 14722 37,822 38,397 8.51 8.79 120.8 108.1 25.7 31.3 221,926 218,190 12.6 12.4
3,310 3,433 2,189 2,220 5,499 5,653 662 9 446,232 470,085 127,287 121,571 573,519 591,65 Central Eastern Region b/..... 21,311 21,890 7,101 7,074 48,030 46,530 7.55 7.32 104.0 97.1 25.9 26.7 296,951 296,0'40 15.4 15.8
6,305 6,405 4,035 4,382 10,340 10,787 1,252 1,613 704,764 775,804 306,317 293,073 1,011,081 1,068,877 Total, Eastern District... 46,266 47,883 13,793 13,712 97,474 96,325 7.72 7.70 102.5 95.0 28.3 29.8 589,232 582,886 14.2 14.2
Southern District: ::66:85 :1 10 9 99.9 1.9 15.1 3,o 39 284 16.3 17.o
93 1,038 219 282 1,152 1,320 302 453 85,448 93,819 18,25 15,724 103,706 109,543 Pocahontas Region ...................... 5,1435 5,558 761 781 4,867 4,583 6.75 6.15 103.9 99.9 12.9 151 39,05 38,284 16.3 17.0
2,814 327 1,353 1,328 4,167 4,355 379 633 205,322 217,838 67,876 71,150 273,198 288,988 Southern Region................. 37253 2 ,573 29,916 28,7 6.82 8.6 78.6 1.9 1. 217,6 210,59 15.2 15.3
3,747 4,065 1,572 1,610 5,319 5,675 681 1,086 290,770 311,657 86,134 86,874 376,904 398,531 Total, Southern District 42,688 143,o4o 5,382 5,354 34,783 33.230 6.81 6.48 86.9 81.2 29.6 29.7 256,676 248,878 15.3 15.5
2,460 2,723 1,189 1,031 3,649 ,75 570 870 233,026 247,505 65,905 61,15 298,.931 308,90 Western District: 1 4733 314 1 7.6 1 82.8 28.5 24.7 1'7 177077 14-7 14.2
75 72761 5Northwestern Region R .. 1, 142,923 14,111 417.61 7.6 89.1 82.8727.5 214.,
990 3 06 130 166 4298 ,452 881 23,418 257,59 85,031 80,890 322,349 38 CentralWesternRegion- 50-067 6,18 6,o49 403 48,05 8.9 2 118.4 105.9 31.2 30.9 287,o8 280,2:8 12.9 12.2
1826 31890 630 631 2456 2521 5 603 86576 101,290 66,87 65,838 153,06 167,128 Southwestern Region .-........... 31.. 31,870 2,707 2,7014 16,902 16,733 7.0 6.95 105.0 102.0 27.6 25.9 102,132 101,047 12.6 12.6
7,276 7,699 3,127 3,028 10,403 10,727 1,710 2,354 557,020 606,254 217,423 208,153 774,443 814,407 Total, Western District 123,502 124,860 12,836 12,851 90,619 92,046 8.10 8.26 104.6 96.6 29.4 27.6 573,999 558,422 13.4 12.9
17,328 18,169 8,734 9,020 26,062 27,189 3,643 5,053 1,552,554 1,693,715 609,874 588,100 2,162,428 2,281,815 United States............................. 212,456 215,783 32,011 31,917 222,876 221,601 7.70 7.69 100.2 92.8 29.0 29.0 1,419,907 1,390,186 14.1 13.8


tovEsi Includes caboose ales..
SIncludes Boston & Albany lessonz to New York Central), for whioh operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to NWe York Central), for which operating statlstlas are reported separately.


SInoludes the equiTalent 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 ooal) consumed in generating power for electric looomotives.































20.2
24.6
30.8
27.1

44.3
23.5
30.1
23.9
2 .1
21.8
22.1
25.7


18.8
23.3
29.0
25.6

43.4
22.5
28.9

23.6
20:9
21.99
21.9
24.8


44.0
53.9
50.5
51.4

71.8
36.8
44.0

41.6
45.2
4o.7
42.9
46 .


66.0 57.8
60.6 63.
60.3 63.4
60.9 63.1

56.6 46.2
1.7 57.3
60.1 53.8

63.8 55.5
62.4 59.0
6o.7 54.6
62.3 56.9


57.2
R6 .

64.2

47.1
59.o0
55.4

58.0
59.3
56 .
58.2


49.4
n.2

49.9

49.9
50.2
50.1

50.4
50:5
50.3


49.5


50.0

49*9
50.5
50.3


50.9
50.2


12,252
771 17
8K,343
173,612

34,207
55,874
90,081

47,271
16,7597
162,4g67


8,743
55,794
61,370
125,907

25 ,862
42,331
68,193

3513141
31,021
119,493


3,821
26,214
32,949
62,984

16,282
18,637
34,919

16,064
22,370
12,378
50,812


1,553
2,010
2:047
1,987

364
338
1,751


1,585
I:

1,595


1,917

,177
.305
1,681



501:
1,501


773

1,666
493
729



545


22,38
32 448
27:694
29,111

47,516
22,164
28,018

24,199
29,808
25,741
26,914


7,080
12,637
12:566
11,943

24 320
7,094
9,704

4 973
6'865
6,613
6,128
S.467


5,811
10,042
10,389
9,854

20,299
6,216
8,344

5:723
5,812
5,218
7.IT


2,813
6,066
6,724
5,953

15, o60
2,:625
4,269

1,854


2,096
4 lie


464,402
1,432,637
1,949,645

3,846,684

2F,718
1,5 8,:013
1,807,731

1,107,998
1,663,497
657,274
3,428,769
9,083,184


11,473
8,212
4,180

81,865

4,82
28,824
33,653

23,874
35,132
16,418
75,424
190,942


6,217
18,887
21,323
46,427

5,472
37,286
42,758

42,682
49,24o
31,675
123,597
212,782


6, 496
19,673
21,94Q
48,109

5,560
37:,617
43,177

43,020
50,135
31,968
125,123
216,409


11, 381


82,023

4,732
29, 5
34,137

23,860
34,615
16,164

74,639
190,799


FREIGHT SERVICE

Average iteof road Averag l all Locomotive-miles (thousand, ) Car-miles (thousand,)
Average miles of road Average miles of all Tpchlea
operated main tracks (l .---
operate Principal and helper Light Loaded Empty


FREIGHT SERVICE-Continued

Per Per cent Net ton-miles Car-miles per
Carowed em tble Pe etal unsmericeable Car-males per Net ton-les adde Car-misp
vi leofcars of total n cars car-day per car-day arie train-mile
locomotives on line


I I i I I I .- I .- I -,. I I I I .-, 1 --- -- ----------------------- -, F ., -- T i- I -F I I -


L ... i i


I I


I


1 2 1 -.,


I


-11


I


I I


I


I


I


-L


-L


-L


6 1


6,768
33
36:017
76,328

9,193
35,904
45,o97

-26,151
23,604
88,198
209,623


I


,


Per cent eastbound
of total


Ton-miles (millions)

Gross Net


I i I i I i --


58.8 60.o 50.1 50.1 426,16
0 [_170,479_ United States.. 1.7
7 6 1,688 tow I 666 >7.> p.o 28,015 26,707 5 **:r** t -m., 7 7, 33 I 3, 5 I 5 3 1 ,5 ..-, ,
Average number of locomotives on line Average number of freight ears on line PASSENGER SERVICE

Coal consumption in road service dj
Locomotive- Per cent
Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored Home Foreign Total District and region Ave 4 e of ai Passenbe in ar-mile lmiles r uns redc ble Net tons of coal Pounds of coal
day locomotives consumed per passenger-
tram car-mile


1934 193) 1934 193) 19J4 19}} 1934 193) 1934 193) 1934 1933 1934 19}} 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 19}} 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193) 1934 1933 1934 1933


g/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for' fuel oil consumed.
a/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed but excludes the equivalent tonnage of ooal I(baed
on kilowatt hours per not ton of coal) consumed In generating power for electric loootivee. GOVEBMET PRINTING OFFICE:1)14


65,992
214,995
266,718
547,705

28,350
188,071
216,421

137,340
240,046
96,783
474,169
1,238,295


I


Inoludss the equivalent oosl onnass for' fuel oil sonsuled ....
lneludee the squivalsnt soal %onnaSs for fuel oil eoneu ed but exsludss the equivalent tonna6s of soal Dase l
on kllow tt hours per net ton of coal) coneumed in generst n6 power for sleotric looomotives.
17O|l-O U.$. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:I$$4


443,895 1l.0 16.
1,381,523 14.8 14.
1,905,377 17.4 17.3
3,730,795 16.3 15.8

253,o26 17.5 18.2
1,2,326 15.7 15.:
1,698,352 16.0 16.1

1,080,159 16.8 1 .2
1,637,776 14.0 1.4
643,770 13.7 13.9
3,361,705 14.7 15.1
8,790,852 15.6 15.6


I 1 1 1 1 1"- I ,-I


,I


f


I


I


. i.


I


5 1


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 14S railways and from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE. 1934 AND 11933


District and region


1934 1933


1934 1933


1934 1 1933 193


1934 1 1933


1934 1933


1934 11933


1934 11933


1934 I 1933


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


14.4
15.4
15.4
15.3


26.1
20.0

8.7
14.0
6.3
10.4
14.4


123.9
109.0
106.8
108.6

95.1
106.9
103.4

1O8.4
105.3
137.3
111.8
108.8


Coal consumption in road service cj


Average miles
per hour,
trains in freight
service


Traffic density


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


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


Locomotive-
miles per
locomotive-
day


Pounds of coal
per 1,000 gross
ton-miles,
including
locomotives and
tenders


Net ton-miles
per train-mile


Train-hours


Per cent loaded
east


Net tons of coal
consumed


Per cent loaded


District and region


Including locomotives Excluding locomotives
and tenders and tenders


Revenue and nonrevenue


1934 1933 1934


1934 1933


1934 19331 193 1933 19341


1934 1933


1934 11933


1934 1933


1933


2,224
4,865
5,383
4,763

12,408
2,236
3,584

1,569
1,923
1,837

1,775
2 8 4


1934

745,299
4,463,329
5,850,553
11,059,181

1,599,609
3,859,719
5,459,328

,102,759
,5o0:7,65
2,316,4 0
9,927,944
26 4"4 953


1933


607,545
3,613,247
,793,799
9,014,591

1, 358,200
3,: 3,837
4,762,o37

2,691,208
3,922,515
2,112,445
8,726,168
22 502 796


1933


119
113



95
138
122

132
125
117
125
124L


1933


1933


1934 1933 1934 1933


Eastern District:
New England Region al............---
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...


10,195
63,8o
70,375
144,400oo

28,673
49,310
77,983

40,725
62,660
36,132
139,517


10,510
67,z37
73,742
151,689

r928
,049
78,977

40,927
63,753
35,133
139,813


3,066
21,1O4
26,599
50,769

13, 559
16,002
29,561

13,669
18,618
11,113
43,400


469,632
2,078,324
2,662,729
5,210,685

650,886
2,167,845
2,818,731

1,691,253
2,138,771
1,364,849
5,194,873
" -.. -. .


2,260,214
4,431,053

572,837
1,96 ,451
2,533,288

1,539,707
1,940,310
1,297,536
4,777,553


22,109
31,426
27,152
28,415

45,148
21,592
26,919

22,761
27,535
23,907
25,011


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


98 626 429 440 1, 027 1,066 60 119 37,118 40 781 29,519 24,7
383 2,419 1,49 1,703 g:872 4,122 425 613 22,645 281'647 157,963 133,00 4
3,283 3,648 2,273 2,062 5,556 5,710 615 1,256 444;979 482,187 127,312 105:115 5
6,264 6,693 4,191 4,205 o10,455 10,898 1,100oo 1,988 707,741 804,615 314,794 262,986 1,(

951 1,043 216 268 1,167 1,311 324 466 85,739 95,773 15,817 13,310
2,819 3,089 1,376 1,271 4,195 4,360 381 698 206,626 223,081 71,561 72,011
3,770 4,132 1,592 1,539 5,362 5,671 705 1,164 292,365 318,854 87,378 85,321

2,498 2,825 1,176 958 ,674 *783 622 1,o04.2 235,271 254,452 63,955 58,269
2,979 3,143 1,34 1,56 ,33 :499 690 1:040 2 570 265 M 83,120 78 385
1,829 1,90 9 630 2,478 2,539 558 637 90,663 106,798 65,701 61,158
7,306 7,877 3,179 2,944 10,485 10,821 1,870 2,719 566,504 627,090 212,776 197,812
17,340o 18,702 8,962 8,688 26.302 27,390 3,675 5,871 1,566,610 1,750,559 614.948 546,119 2,:
:ow0) Includes caboose miles.
a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
SInoludes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


66,637
383,6o8
572,290
022,535

101,556
278,187
379,743

299,226
323,690
156,364
779,280
181.558


6 88
587,302
1,067,601

109,0o83
295,092
404,175

312,721
344,225
167,956
824,902
2,296,678


66,759
211,750
279,545
558,054

30,171
202,962
233,133

144,063
249,809
100,370
494,242
1,285,429


JUNE, 1934


1933


1934 1933 1934 1933


5.17
28,578
31,271
65,666

8,140
32,434
o40,574

23,678
34 1368
21,777
79.591
185,831


532,702

929,160

111,223
259,4a2
370,705

277,9

69,3

1,998,227


41.8
4.9

30:,
40.1

18.5
32.8
29.7

32.0
31.2
26.2
30.3
34-1l


7,505
2 ,874
27,073
58,452

5,973
39,221
45,194

1,9875
52,93o
33,132
133,937
237,583


7,618
23,966
27,301
58,885

6,o37
39,532
45,569

48,141
53,5Zo
33,27
135,068
239,522


9,161
37,083
80,314

7,771
43,516
51,287

52,514
59,909
34,048

146,471
278,072


9,692
33,843
37,427

80,962

7,804
43,831
51,635


34N:3
147,712
280,309


7., .

83,960

9,755
36,959
46,714

!7,299
40,290
23,957
91,546
222,220


6,633
30,330
34:722
71,689

8,536
33,285
41,821

24,646
35,710
22,078
82,434
195,944


491
2,2
3,944

6,712

431
673

1,104

1,044
2:084
36o
3,M48
11,304


3,056

5,119

;343
587
930

1,931
1,64
322
2,896
8,945


189,304
1,0of,563
:1,07on

2,327,955

367,662
93,o95
1,160,757
672,35
1,059, 48
568,300
2,300,138
5,7",85o0


163,020
9o6,300
916,2M47
1,985,567

312,426
711,696
1,024,122

J79,302
91,239
O
506,830
1,977,371
4,987,06o0


101,4
704,479
710,558
1,516,481

283,528
493,933
777,461

188,959
841:578
369,511
1,400,048
3,693,990


58i:,3V5
6D3,075

1,275,344

239,462
41,021
680,493

;29,269
37,216
328,315
1,194,820
3,150,647


52,934


983,085

114,761
275,941
390,702

288,606
326,813
22,300
737,719
2,111,506


41.3
36.?
38.6


127.2
111.3
107.4
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 14 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1934 AND 1933


Locomotive-miles (thousands) Average number of locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Average miles of road Average m of all Train-miles (houands) District and region Cars owned
operated main tracks operated
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,501 7,586 9,541 9,650 973 1,o27 1,109 1,177 67 75 1,176 1,252 New England Region a/ 1,020 1,063 98 96 38, 38,008 24,124 27,523 62,469 65,531 965 52,0
23,59 23,941 33,636 33,77 5,132 5,2 5,413 5767 315 359 5.728 6,126 Great Lakes Region.......... 3,816 4,071 554 452 223,5 255,871 47 371,138 412 417 340000 367814
26,999 27,181 37,022 37,273 5,727 6,137 6,36 6,925 597 669 6,965 7,594 Central Eastern Region b_/ 5,447 5,626 755 730 445,19 458,793 124,657 143,212 569,846 602,005 52,082 543,988
58,359 58,708 80,199 80,710 11,832 12,566 12,890 13,869 979 1,103 13,869 14,972 Total, Eastern District 10,283 10,760 1,407 1,278 706,992 752,672 296,461 327,281 1,003,453 1,079,953 920,047 964,603
Southern district:
5,962 6,056 7,773 7,868 1,501 1,627 1,568 1,714 61 76 1,629 1,790 Pocahontas Region............. 1,112 1,320 280 406 85,012 88,174 17,887 17,303 102,899 105,477 111,299 114,976
39,186 39,412 43,481 43,7,70 9 709 5,904 5,853 6,101 100 116 5,953 6,217 Southern Region ................. 4,126 4,356 420 594 205,888 211,007 66,269 73,883 272,157 284,890 257,231 274,664
45,148 45,466 51,254 51,577 7,210 7,531 7,421 7,815 161 192 7,562 8,007 Total, Southern District 5,238 5,676 700 1,000 290,900 299,181 84,156 91,186 375,056 390,367 368,530 389,640
Western District:
47,859 48,083 52,385 52,812 4,949 4,685 5195 4,92 200 202 5,395 5,125 Northwestern Region 3,656 3,741 535 759 232,141 242,585 70,130 67,990 302,271 310,575 275,570 286,698
53, 53,40 59,981 ,471 7,305 6,43 ,697 6,765 43 34 8127 7,107 Central Western Region 4, 4,464 524 2 993 2489 92, 87,012 327,40 335,938 30,849 321,200
32,990 33,365 33,906 34,283 3,970 3,769 4,023 3,821 58 56 4,01 3,877 Southwestern Region .25.......... 2,434 2.519 564 6b4 4,256 97,455 64,50 64,999 1648,764 162,454 106,811 118,621
133,850 134,92s 146,272 147,566 16,224 14,891 16,915 15,509 688 600 17,603 16,109 Total, Western District 10,370 10,724 1,623 2,195 551,390 588,966 226,985 220,001 778,375 808,967 667,230 726,519
237,357 239,104 277,725 279,853 35,266 34,968 37,226 37,193 1,828 1,895 39,054 39,086 United Statesn............- 25,891 27,160 3,730 4,473 1,549,282 1,640,819 607,602 638,468 2,156,614 2,279,287 1,975,807 2,080,762


Car-miles (thousands)
Percent uneerv- Percent unserv- Net ton-miles Net ton-miles per Car-miles per Gross ton-miles per
District and region locomotives line of rars ore ieable of total C-iles per car-day per car-day loaded car-mile tram-mile Va endesn

Loaded Empty Total* Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent bound oftal


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19314 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
27,166 30,92 1,869 15601 41,035 46,533 66.2 66.5 60.9 59.6 49.8 0.0 New England Region a/........ 42.3 42.9 120.2 124.1 14.8 16.0 21.2 22.9 271 286 19.3 1.8- 43.2 46.3 1,5 1,58
161,322 181,32 106,525 11:753 267,847 295,785 60.2 61. 63.7 63.0 49.6 5.1 Great Lakes Region......--..... 37. 42.0 109.2 112.1 16.3 17.1 23.3 23.1 334 343 23.8 24.2 53.2 55.8 1, 2,
170,061 195,477 111,797 124,735 281,858 320,212 60.3 61.0 60.4 60.9 49.2 49.4 Central Eastern Region b/ 38. 140.6 107.9 110.7 14.9 15.9 16.0 17.2 291 322 30.2 30.7 50.2 53.2 2,033 2,170
358,549 407,441 232,191 255,089 590,740 662,530 60.7 61.5 61.9 61.7 49.4 49.7 Total, Eastern District 38.8 141.4 109.1 112.0 15.4 16.4 19.0 19.8 305 328 26.5 26.9 50.9 53.7 1,963 2,084
Southern District:
59,142 68,742 46,674 54,412 105,816 123,154 55.9 55.8 40.4 40.8 49.9 49.3 Pocahontas Region 19.1 22.3 92.5 91.7 3.3 4.4 33.2 37.7 806 954 43.4 45.4 71.5 76.7 3,316 3,616
9,048 136,864 77,112 81,642 196,160 218,506 60.7 62.6 56.6 59.7 49.7 50.8 Southern Region................. 33.0 31.1 105.8 103.7 27.5 24.6 23.3 24.7 321 363 22.8 23.4 35.3 38.0 1,257 1,360
178,190 205,606 123,786 136,054 301,976 341,660 59.0 60.2 51.3 53.4 49.8 50.3 Total, Southern District 30.0 29.1 101.;8 100.2 20.8 19.1 26.0 28.2 454 522 29.6 30.7 42.9 46.3 1,686 1,863
Western District:
131,928 125,679 85,266 80,816 217,194 206,495 60.7 60.9 58.1 59.4 49.1 49.4 Northwestern Region....... 31.86 27.4 1097 10.3 9.1 9.0 23.2 21.4 336 326 23.9 25.0 44.9 45.1 1,648 1,708
199,5 179,500 136,265 112,590 335,740 292,090 59.4 61.5 61.7 60.8 48.5 50.1 Central Western Region 29.6 30.4 107.4 104.6 13.2 14.1 33.1 28.0 418 374 21.3 21.7 46.9 4.3 1,711 1,725
94, 90,290 63,122 58,610 157,171 148,900 59.8 60.6 53.5 55.3 50.3 50.4 Southwestern Region- 25.2 25.3 139.3 137.0 6.4 10.1 34.1 29.6 453 413 22.2 23.0 40.5 4o.4 1,465 1,474
425,452 395,469 284,653 252,016 710,105 647,485 59.9 61.1 58.8 59.1 49.1 49.9' Total, Western District 29.3 28.2 113.3 111.3 10.3 11.3 29.4 25.8 393 364 22.3 23.1 44.7 44.4 1,631 1,656
962,191 1,008,516 640,630 643,159 1,602,821 1,651,675 60.0 61.1 58.6 59.0 49.3 49.9 United States 33.2 33.6 109.2 109.5 14.5 15.1 24.0 23.4 363 374 25.2 26.2 46.4 48.2 1,754 1,854

Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Grass Average number of locomotives on line mGras can-miles pee
Gross Net Net ton-mile per hoAverage miles per train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
Train-hours trict and reg train-mile freight service locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
Includingocluding locomotives Net ttivesand Exludingmiles pe Net tons of motives and Revenue and norevenue Serviceable Unserviceable coal sumed 1,000 ts tonNettonsofcoalconsuediles,
lenders tendsm Revenue and noereven Servieble Userviceable and tenders, per mile mile of road per day including locomotives
of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
1,112 1,890 1,464 1,626 524 582 65,005 69,9 5 67 432 456 NewEngland Region a/ 9....... 567 15.0 14.7 22,23 2244 37.2 38.0 ,77 6,319 2,254 2,44 93,907 102,464 110 108
1, 12,787 10,122 11,24 3,83 4,380 308;03 7 39 2,377 2,3 1,439 1, reat Lakes Region 1.7 16. 32,6 33,30 .4 4.5 11,09 12,209 5,19 5902 57,761 633,335 102 99
13,318 15,138 11,644 13,31 5,133 6,006 1410,828 1,661 3,332 3,340 2,115 2,286 Central Eastern Region b/ 896 979 13.9 13.3 28,341 28,815 41.2 43.5 11,604 13,101 6,133 7,126 809,665 905,707 122 120
26,602 29,815 23,230 26,188 9,495 10,968 783,865 869,023 6,297 6,307 3,986 4,453 Total, Eastern District 803 873 15.1 14.5 29,635 30,135 43.5 44.9 10,700 11,917 5,248 6,027 1,491,533 1,641,506 112 110
:46 4 3 2,569 3,120 104,055 114, 537 1,026 212 294 Sohn sric 12 1,91 14.4 14.2 47,821 51,363 3 43.7 22,849 26,496 13,902 16,619 224,2 28,208 1 80
14360126Pocahontas Region ..... 2,59 ,95 4 10.3 2214,25 96,126 2126 125
943 71 2710 3202 331,19 360,9 2,766 3000 1,360 1,356 Southern Region 52 17.2 16.4 2167 2259 46.5 46.0 623 6965 2,231 2,621 537,9 589,312 125
13,915 15,900 12,154 14,031 5,279 6,322 435,204 475,226 3,666 4,026 1,572 1,650 Total, Southern District. 732 840 16.6 15.8 27,929 29,524 46.7 45.5 8,758 9,944 3,772 4,485 762,185 847,520 110 107
Western District:
,378 9,145 8154 8,004 3,149 3,142 311,4 302,523 2,494 2717 1,162 1,024 Nort iesternRegion----.... 636 671 15.9 15.5 26,218 26,457 47.6 44.2 5,775 5,586 2,123 2,108 542,364 516,230 116 113
14556 12,79 12496 11,100 ,245 3,896 772 365,097 3,014 3,105 1,266 1,359 central stern Region 1 605 17.9 17.6 30,570 30,403 61.2 .4 7,828 6,70 2,5 2,350 00,26 66,610 110 0
6,777 6,453 5,818 5,557 2,089 2,080 22,023 221,633 1,21 1,881 613 638 Southwestern Region........... 526 552 17 17.0 25513 25,075 54.1 6 6,447 6,071 2043 2,010 356,544 342598 105 106
30,711 28,477 26,1468 24,661 9,14 3 9,118 947,809 689,253 7,329 7,703 3,o41 3,021 Total, Western District 5 4 612 17.1 16.7 27,925 27,732 54.8 14.5 6,773 6,225 2,285 2,160 1,699,194 1,555,438 111 109
71,228 74,192 61,852 64,880 24,257 26,408 2,166,878 2,233,502 17,292 18,036 8,599 9,124 United States...................... 6688 755 16.3 15.7 28,544 4 29,049 14.7 46.4 8,273 8,552 3,297 3,563 3,952,912 4,044,464 111 109


* Excludes 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.


c/ Includes canoose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


Statement No. M-210
JULY, 1934






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Locomotive-miles (thousands) Average number of locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Cars owned
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles (thousands)
operated main tracks operated District and region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193 193 3 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1953 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
7,504 7, ,7 61 9558, 9,686 7,741 6,84, ,902 7,811 2,47 2,43 9,9449 8,241 DTNew England Region a/ ...... 1,026 1,066 66 116 37,278 40377 28,74199 3 ,092 41 '
8,2 8 6 35 8675 334, 980 1 178 436 1008 2,03 1 5, 31 eGreat Lakes Region...44.....114 .. 1,8 4l4 443 9 4 278,8030 1 576,351:43 517.92 I 5, 5 o 5
27062 27,2 i 3.7075 3,;405 1:744 37408 46,770 1;647 454 3,725 51,311 45,372 Central Eastern Region b/ 5,541 5,69 635 1,179 44i7 489 53 0,998 571,970 589,987 53,0 549
58,438 58,860 80,298 80,926 88,160 78,232 96,850 85,558 7,691 6,222 104,541 91,780 Total, Eastern District 10,431 10,878 1,144 1,885 707,849 797,396 311,932 272,678 1,019,781 1,070,074 927,417 980,429
Southern District
5,971 6,040 7,771 7,814 10,694 9,767 11,323 10,251 493 418 11,816 10,669 Pocahontas Region ........... 1,159 1,312 318 458 85637 94,67 16,110 1884 101,747 108,71 111,23
39,216 39,514 43,511 43,813 41,613 38,337 42,812 39,385 772 704 43,584 40,089 Southern Region ........ 4,185 4,360 386 683 20 7 221,478 70,803 72,126 277,290 293,4 259,178
45,187 45,554 51,282 51,627 52,307 48,104 54,135 49,636 1,265 1,122 55,400 50,758 Total, Southern District 5,344 5,672 704 1,141 292,124 316,165 86,913 86,010 379,037 402,175 370,411 390,549
Western District:
47,873. 48,133 52,495 52,864 31,100 28,364 32,494 29,569 1,243 1,133 33,737 30,702 Northwestern Region 3671 77 610 1,001 234,865 252,806 64,943 59.928 299,808 2734 277, 1 2
5294 53497 59919 60492 45747 40573 47988 42476 2,514 1,985 50 502 44461 Central Western Region.. 4,325 4,93 666 1,009 239,875 260,698 84,65 79539 324,240 340,2?7 309,9 14
33,112 33,4g8 34028 34,335 27575 25,54 27979 25898 419 378 28,398 26,276 Southwestern Region 2,71 2,536 558 63 89,747 105,463 65,403 61,:647 155,150 167,110 109,210 121,768
133,925 135,048 146,442 147,691 104,422 94,483 108,461 97,943 4,176 3,496 112,637 101,439 Total, Western District 10,467 10,806 1,834 2,643 564,487 618,967 214,711 201,114 779,198 820,081 696,763 733,315
237,550 239,462 278,022 280,244 244,889 220,819 259,446 233,137 13,132 10,840 272,578 243,977 United States 26,242 1 27,356 3,682 5,669 1,564,460 1,732,528 613,556 559,802 2,178,016 2,292,330 1,994,591 2,104,293

Car-miles (thousands)
Percent anorc- Peent allcae m Percent unserv- Net tonomiles Net ton-miles per Car-miles per Gross ton-mile, per

P r PerceDistrict and regionnt sc rs on ce e f e l Car-miles per ear-day trd n-r 10e, v lui
iceable of total Ine of ar owner able of total Carmi per car-da per car-day loaded car-mile tram-mile c_/ lonoouveseandtnd

Loaded Empty Total* Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eastbound of District and region
total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
216, 470 19,952 115, 99,55 331783 293 65.2 66. .2 57.6 49. 49.6 New England Region a/...... 41.9 41.5 126.2 124.0 14.5 14.4 23.7 21.1 310 262 20.1 18.8 43.9 43.9 1,547 1,515
241 l4 ;7821,055 2 1839534 60.1 605 63.o 63:9 9.7 9.7 Central Eastern Region /. .6 368 107.5 107.5 15.3 13.0 19.0 14.7 314 261 .7 R29.3 50.4 '.2 2,015 1,997


Southern District:
426,8O4 81 168 33022 293 87 757,006 .4 45.9 49.9 549. Pca.on Region 18.6 20.7 91. 94.6 32.' 3" 55.1 29.3 364 725 44.2 43.8 71.8 70.1 ,57 1,231



1,28 963 1,070, 739 777,843 64980 2 036, 80 17 545 61. 2 9.5 4. Central Western Region .. o 0. 104.6 10.3 2 296 2 7 312 21.1 0 1 7 ,90
3,9 597120 29732 901,7 816,9256 ,094,1982 9842,046, 59. 60.7 5.5 56.2 50.1 50. Total, Souhwester n RegDistriton 269.7 2.9 102.1 130.0 20.1 16.4 2.93 2. 0 72 21. 22.1 4).8 49.5 1,485 1,709
2,725,590 2,372,840 1,684,701 1,446,836 4,410,291 3,819,676 61.8 62.1 57.2 58.3 50.1 50.2 Total, Western District 30.2 27.3 111.8 111.8 10.4 10.5 26.7 22.0 365 302 22.1 22.1 43.2 41.4 1,592 1,526
6,751,041 5,995,576 4,334,620 3,793,805 11,085,661 9,789,381 60.9 61.2 58.7 59.8 50.0 50.1 United States 34.0 32.0 109.2 108.9 14.6 13.7 24.0 20.1 375 309 25.6 25.0 46.2 45.3 1,765 1,714

Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Average number of locomotives on line Gross ton-miles per
Gross Net Net ton-miles per Average miles per train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
Train-hours train-mile hour, trains in locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region freight service tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
eluding locomotives Net ton-miles per if coal consumed 1,000 gross ton-mies
Including locomotives and Excluding locomotives and Revenue and nonrevenue Serviccable Unserviceable and tenders, per mile mile of road per day Net tons o coa consume including locomotives
tenders tender of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
13,964,12,086 11,97 10,369 4,345 3, 648 534,63 4 164s622 New England Region 5/561 533 14.5 14.7 22,397 22,280 43. 66,91 5,5 2,731 26:9,206 710,009 120 117
7,6 67 ,038 3 5 1 44 2,3635 2, 3 211276 ,382 421AH Great Lakes Region. 777 7 16.2 16.1 32,1 317 5 : 12, ; 413 10, 6817 5 3 5:06 025,094: 546.,582 11 11
97,660 1 5,513 85,385 74,688 38,083 32,605 3,073,557 2,721,895 3,290 3,603 2,251 2,095 Central Eastern Region b/.. 912 872 13.6 13.7 27,781 27,440 4.7 3.6 12,425 10,784 6,638 5,637 6,60,418 5, ,50 16 13
200,213 174,216 174,919 152,095 72,479 61,737 5,994,550 5,300,076 6,269 6,637 4,162 4,241 Total, Eastern District 822 789 14.7 14.8 29,180 28,697 47.3 39.8 11,761 10,155 5,850 4,948 12,550,714 10,656,097 125 122

9 71 3555 903 31, 745 18 ,851 16,679 754,94 67,374 944 1,041 215 271 Pocahontas Region.... 1,763 1,708 14.2 14.2 47,558 46,184 48.1 38.4 24,105 21,212 14,891 13025 1,23,834 1,616,408 92 92
6 8 577 5528 5079 21,348 19,203 2,500,445 2,321,10 2,811 3,076 1,37 1,284 Southern Region 513 501 16.6 16.5 22,087 21,747 49.1 43.4 6,969 6,325 2,568 2,292 4,397,701 3,99,1149 137 136
103,996 93,883 91,131 82,224 40,199 35,982 3,255,386 3,008,514 3,755 4,117 1,589 1,555 Total, Southern District 769 746 16.1 16.0 27,994 27,330 48.9 42.2 9,566 8,578 4,196 3,715 6,221,535 5,609,557 120 120

56,650 49,870 49,081 ,049 19,213 16,810 ,00,267 1,842,230 2,497 2,809 1,14 968 Wes ter n st Region 618 59 15.5 15.4 24,513 23,36 43.3 38. 5,090 4,450 1,893 1,647 3,645,123 ,207,438 129 129
88 993 75,539 76 249 64 57 26611 22, 515 2,547,543 2,05,407 2,984 3 137 1,31 1,356 Central Western Region 582 555 1.0 17.6 29,930 27,989 55.1 46.7 7,006 5,890 2,371 1,985 508,977 4,619,130 119 12
4,534 42,58 40,951 36;578 14,467 13,193 1,592,872 1,519,169 1,82;7 1,905 44 31 Southwestern Region 525 516 17. 16.8 25,709 24,078 54.2 48.9 6,589 5,850 2,061 1,862 2,67,15 2,45,88 112 115
193,177 167,993 166,281 144,154 60,291 52,518 6,142,682 5,666,806 7,308 7,851 3,159 2,955 Total, Western District 577 556 17.0 16.7 27,070 25,438 50.8 44.3 6,222 5,365 2,124 1,834 11,626,415 10,279,956 120 122
497,386 436,092 432,331 378,473 172,969 150,137 15,392,618 13,975,396 17,332 18,605 8,910 8,751 United States ... 706 680 15.9 15.8 28,087 27,081 49.0 42.1 8,439 7,340 3,435 2,957 30.398,664 26,545,610 122 122


* exclude caboose miles.
SIncludes Boston & Albany (leseor to New York Central), for which operating statiOtlcs are reported separately.
/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to Wew York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


c/ Includes caboose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1934 AND 1933












INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1934 AND 1933


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Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)- Continued
Train-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Total passenger-train cars
operated main tracks operated District and region

With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotives Total With steam locomotives With electric Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
i i stram u t locomotives Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
16,2 6,445 6,154 6,6 1,641 1'627 193 185 169 182 2,003 1994 New England Region a/. 10,0 1 10, 1,645 1,624 502 46 12,198 12,096 545 560 302 315 847 875 59 76
754 1516 94 2 06 345 4, 136 39 548 5 5,031 4,92 Great Lakes Region.. ............ 63619 1 7 61 39791 40113 19 42 3 3 1,229 1,305 96 i
21,301 21,758 30,452 31,002 5,578 5,537 422 412 1,507 1, 7,507 7,402 Central Eastern Region b/ ;59 39,64 4,25 336 5670 54 5039,791 14,905 1,3 1,9 9 473 1 1,936 29,05 199 2
46,304 47,719 65,700 67,486 11,564 11,449 753 736 2,224 2,193 14,541 14,378 Total, Eastern District.... 87,283 86,577 7,077 6,843 7,983 7,694 102,343 101,114 2,927 3,000 1,085 1,285 4,012 4,285 354 461
5,435 5,1 7,25 792 4 Southern.District:
3 74 o7P92 ,3 7, Pahontas Region- 4,898 4,673 84 89 4,92 4,762 203 214 27 32 230 246 34
37,253 37,471 41,47 41,692 4,36 4,356 1 2 412 37 4,799 4,736 Southern Region 29,476 28,579 3 2 1,193 1,173 30:672 29,754 1,165 1,253 561 53 1,726 1,836 1 2
42,688 43,062 48,713 49,084 5,121 5,098 1 2 461 431 5,583 5,531 Total, Southern District 34,374 33,252 3 2 1,277 1,262 35,654 34,516 1,368 1,467 588 615 1,956 2,082 209 304
23, 6 4 6,5 5744Western District: 1,05 226
42,639 42,878 46,629 47,116 345 262 55 53 717 755 4,227 4,070 Northwestern Region ....26668 24,29 682 62 1,478 1,56 28,828 26,483 956 1,063 68 42 1,24 1,405 134 226
9 49,911 56,298 56891 515 47 1,067 1,112 6,221 5,985 Central Western Region 46,138 42,17 1,989 2,146 4127 44,293 1,028 1,122 3 491 1,491 1613 142 23
31, 31,870 32,478 32,802 2,386 2,324 421 434 2,807 2,758 Southwestern Region 16,72 15,969 760 789 17542 16,758 530 568 202 207 732 775 156 164
123,522 124,659 135,405 136,809 10,995 10,459 55 53 2,205 2,301 13,255 12,813 Total, Western District 89,588 82,375 682 628 4,227 4,531 94,497 87,534 2,514 2,753 1,033 1,040 3,547 3,793 432 620
212,514 215,440 249,818 253,379 27,680 27,006 809 791 4,890 4,925 33,379 32,722 United States... ........ 211,245 202,204 7,762 7,473 13,487 13,147 232,494 223,164 6,809 7,220 2,706 2,940 9,515 10,160 995 1,365

Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands) Passenger-train cars per Locormotive-miles per locomotive- Po.er and fuel consumption in road service
tram day
Passenger Percent unsery- Train-miles Locomsotive-
Total Passenger cars tar per iceable of total per mile of miles per
Total-Passe-ger _arstrain,___ith__oootrtareooadipeoots raprCurrente. Kilowatt-hours per
Principal and helper Light District and region loo tes ith loco- Withou All locomo- Serviceable oot road per day train-mile Current consumed by electric eltric loomotive-
motives locomotives ties locomotives c/ locomotives (kilouit-haours) mile
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 1934 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

1182 19 1Eastern District.
1,51 13 6 1932 1920 212 208 4,574 4,512 496 443 5,060 4,955 New England Region a/ 2.5 2.5 6.4 6.4 3.0 2.6 74 71 128 128 35.7 36.0 10.3 10.0 1.05 1.06 5,988,14 627,908 28 28
6,535 618 206 s20 ,'743 4,687 161 160 10,910 10,708 1,709 1,726 12,619 12,434 Great Lakes Region .. 2.4 2. 8.5 8.7 3.3 3.3 125 113 186 180 25.2 29.4 8.7 8.2 1.06 1.06 3,932,928 ,231, 188 24 26
6,225 6,184 248 2119 6,473 6,433 472 454 16,809 15,749 5,387 5,140 22,196 20,69 Central Eastern Region b/ 2.8 2.7 7.5 7.3 3.8 3.7 108 100 165 171 24.4 27.8 11.4 11.0 1.0 1.0 12,321,750 12,791,955 26 28
12,611 12,503 537 537 13,148 13,o40 845 822 32,293 30,969 7,582 7,309 39,875 38,278 Total, Eastern District 2.6 2.5 7.7 7.7 3.6 3.5 106 98 165 166 27.0 30.0 10.1 9.7 1.07 1.07 22,242,826 22,851,051 26 28

SSouthern District:
747 20 1 665 1,17 1.77 3 88 1,900 1,825 Pocahontas Region..... 2. 2.3 6.7 6.3 1.7 1.7 10 100 145 145 11.8 13.0 4.7 4.6 1.04 1.03 29,128 14,331 141 149
4, 4399 78 78 4, 4, 1 2 10,54 9,9 1,115 1,10 11,659 11,050 Southern Region....... 2. 2.3 6.7 6.6 2.9 3.1 79 14 1 32.5 31.7 4.2 4.1 1.02 1.03 17,640 11, 80 13 7
5,160 5,146 98 96 5,258 5,242 1 2 12,361 11,679 1,198 1,196 13,559 12,875 Total, Southern District 2.4 2.3 6.7 6.5 2.8 2.9 87 81 146 145 30.1 29.5 4.2 4.1 1.03 1.03 46,768 26,111 30 15

,619 :37 7 1 66 3706 3,3 60 7 Western District:
5267 1977 1 162 1i7 3'.1 6 55 745 1 770 76 33 8,240 7,903 Northwestern Region. ..... 2.1 2.1 7.8 7. 2.1 2.1 90 79 146 133 27.8 24.4 .2 3.1 1.06 1.04 2,293,572 2,001,742 38 36
2,'402 2 6 126 5, '1 5,4 1 11,402 10,260 1,4 1,411 12,745 11,67w Central Western Region 2.2 2.1 9.0 1.9 1.9 11 103 199 186 31.1 30.4 4.1 3.9 1.06 1.06 -
S2 2,8 2,369 5,442 5,123 464 490 5,906 5,613 Southwestern Region 2.3 2.2 7.0 6.9 1.8 1.8 107 99 209 190 27.6 26.7 2.9 2.8 1.02 1.02 -
11,308 10,705 297 259 11,605 10,964 60 55 24,298 22,453 2,593 2,734 26,891 25,187 Total, Western District 2.2 2.1 8.2 7.9 1.9 2.0 106 93 180 166 29.1 27.4 3.5 3.3 1.05 1.04 2,293,572 2,001,742 38 36
29,079 28,354 932 892 30,011 29,246 906 879 68,952 65,101 11,373 11,239 80,325 76,340 United States ..... .... 2.4 2.3 7.7 75 2. 2.7 102 93 17 162 28.4 28.9 5.1 4.9 1.05 1.05 24,583,166 24,678,904 27 28

Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)--Continued Piier and fuel consumption in road service -Continued


Other passenger-train cars District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pounds of coal per
Total sleeping, parlor, and Total diningcaCurrent consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by golme per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by per n passenger-tram
observation cars ars motor cars (kilowaU-hours) motor-train motor cars (gllo.) motor-train steam locomotives e/ locomotive-mile car-mile, with steam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car mile locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
2,792 ,762 290 977 4, 17 20 ,994 4,135 New EnglandRegion a/ 1446,424 1,244,004 4.2 4.2 67,992 70,830 .44 .42 71,852 71,029 4 3 143 14.2
331 1172 1,388 1,301 14,474 100 94 14,401 1456 Great Lakes Region.. 6,706366 6,723,263 4.8 5. 251,35 284,752 .61 .64 235,02 229,888 10 102 12.8 12.4
14,323 14,387 2,023 1,937 11, 69 11,461 243 231 11,812 11,692 Central Eastern Region b/ 26,31,540 24,09,396 5.0 4.8 190,554 195,159 .45 .46 312 50 305986 0 102 15.4 15.4
28,446 28,826 3,815 3,615 29,847 30,050 360 345 30,207 30,395 Total, Eastern District 34,494,330 32,061,663 4.9 4.8 509,901 550,741 .52 -53 619,384 606,903 101 99 14.2 14.O
Southern District:
,1,27 176 178 1 ,56 1,471 1 1 15 1,472 Pocahontas Region ..... 37,484 39,407 .44 .44 39,105 38,347 103 100 16.0 16.4
7,33 7,605 1,226 1,207 10,276 9,627 78 65 10, 9,692 Southern Region 4,194,257 4,349,745 5.0 5.1 129,615 124,550 .38 .40 221,763 219,981 99 98 15.0 15.4
8,752 9,092 1,4102 1,385 11,862 11,098 79 66 11,941 11,164 Total, Southern District 4,194,257 4,349,745 5.0 5.1 167,099 163,957 .39 .41 260,868 258,328 99 99 15.2 15.5
Western District:
9 3 7,710 1,050 842 9,258 9,340 627 688 9,885 10,026 Northwestern Region 592,166 610,560 .41 9 190,953 174.528 105 103 14.3 14.4
S 16224 2,761 2,469 13,353 13,235 613 694 13,966 13.929 Central Western Region 2,262,763 2,339,629 6.7 6.7 776,9 2,348 .47 29502 270,076 105 12.8 12.8
5,069 4,629 767 824 5,505 5,397 295 295 5,800 5,692 Southwestern Region 53,352 52,614 3.0 3.0 2 27 273,661 .37 .35 106,025 1o00699 87 85 12.6 12.6
33,377 28,563 4,578 4,135 28,116 27,972 1,535 1,677 29,651 29,649 Total, Western District 2,316,115 2,392,243 6.5 6.5 1,642,649 1,686,569 .43 .41 592,280 545,303 103 100 13.2 13.2
70,575 66,481 9,795 9,135 69,825 69,120 1,974 2,088 71,799 71,208 United States ........ 41,004,702 38,803,651 5.0 4.9 2,319,649 2,401,267 .44 .43 1,472,532 1,410.534 101 99 13.9 14.0
/ Includes Boston t& iAlbany (lessort to New York Cent -ral) for which o.. .n s4 t t i4. s. .. .. i d The number of sleeping-car and dining-car miles in trains without locomotives is negligible


b Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately
c Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


e/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.





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Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued
Train-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Total passenger-train cars
operated main tracks operated District and region

With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotive Total ith steam locomotivesith electric Without locomotives Total Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stred
Sit team loomoties loco motives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
6,222 6,488 8,140 8,429 10,963 10,945 1,252 1,233 1,169 1,289 13,384 13,467 asew EnglandRegion a/... 64,751 64,328 10,722 10,511 3,484 3,249 78,957 78,088 533 576 320 6 3 882 53 86
18,868 19,651 27,235 2S,318 28,330 28,271 1,017 976 3,638 3,947 32 985 33194 Great Laes Region .............. 230,330 233,530 8,849 8,592 12,362 12,986 251,51 255,108 903 959 345 430 1,2 1,38 102 135
21,320 21,914 30,474 31,205 37,102 37,:410 3,051 2,310 10,042 9,862 50,195 49,582 Central Eastern Region b/- 264,708 260,032 29,008 20,780 36,183 34,811 329,899 315,623 1,432 1,587 553 1,985 2,134 221 363
46,410 448,o53 65,849 67,952 76,395 76,626 5,320 4,519 14,849 15,098 96,564 96,243 Total, Eastern District... 559,789 557,890 48,579 39,883 52,029 51,046 660,397 648,819 2,868 3,122 1,218 1,283 4,086 4,405 376 584
Southern District:
5,467 5,565 7,255 7,328 5,157 5,267 358 357 51 5:624 Pocahontas Region. 3....557 32,526 597 58 35,154 33,111 207 220 29 35 23 6 255 37 44
37,281 37,596 4i1,506 41,817 31,545 31,0o41 5 5 2,65 4 2,507 34204 33560 Southern Region....a... .. 226:398 211,052 13 10 7,223 6,764 233,6314 217,826 1,186 1,299 551 556 1,737 1,855 151 252
42,748 43,161 48,761 49,145 36,702 36,315 5 5 3,012 2,864 39,719 39,184 Total, Southern District. 260,955 243,578 13 10 7,820 7,349 268,788 250,937 1,393 1,519 580 591 1,973 2,110 188 296
Western District: 1 1 1 155 259
4267 43,000 46,761 47,242 22,733 22,572 365 379 4,989 ,993 28,087 27,94 Northwestern Region ............. 158,741 149,640 3,938 3,778 10,212 10,405 172,891 163,823 961 1,081 39 340 150 1,421 155 259
4925 50,102 56,216 57,090 33,321 33, 66 7,515 7,651 40,836 41i117 Central Western Region...... 283,759 270,006 14,176 14,333 297,935 284,339 1,023 1,156 7 505 1 1,661 180 255
31,656 31,954 32,588 32,886 16,052 16,258 2,920 2,918 18,972 19,176 Southwestern Region 112,715 108,317 5,198 5,22 117,913 113,51 541 583 203 193 776 161 170
123,585 125,056 135,565 137,218 72,106 72,296 365 379 15,424 15,562 87,895 88,237 Total, Western District 555,215 527,963 3,938 3,778 29,586 29,962 588,739 561,703 2,525 2,820 1,059 1,038 3,584 3,858 496 684
212,743 216,270 250,175 254,315 185,203 185,237 5,690 4,903 33,285 33,524 224,178 223,664 United States .. .... .. 1,375,959 1,329,431 52,530 43,671 89,435 88,357 1,517,924 1,461,459 6,786 7,461 2.857 2,912 9,643 10,373 1,060 1,564

Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands) Passenger-train car per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
.Passenger Percent unmserv- Train-miles Locomotive-
Total Passenger cars aru per iceable of total per mile of miles per
District and region train, th locomotives road per day train-mile Kilowatt-hours per
Principal and helper Light c loromotu With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric electric locomotive-
motives locomotives tives locomotives e/ locomotives (kitoiwat-hours) mile
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

12,354 12,293 517 507 12,871 12,800 1,363 1,34 30,284 29,716 3,357 3,113 33,641 32,829 NEas England Region a/ 2.5 2.4 6.2 6.1 3.0 2.5 71 68 126 123 37.5 34.7 10.1 9.8 1.05 1.05 1,158,559 39,158,565 30 29
29,611 29,507 1,275 1,170 3o,886 30,677 1,162 109 6, 244 65,259 11,695 12,11 75,939 77,400. Great Lakes Region. 2.2 2.2 8.2 8.3 3. 3.3 117 104 182 176 27.7 31.0 8.2 8.0 1.05 1.05 27,192,928 28,559,025 23 26
71,736 40,763 1,643 1,561 43,379 42,32 3,12 2,573 96,839 911,768 34,235 32,830 131,074 127,598 Central Eastern Region b/ 2.4 2.4 7.3 7.1 3.6 3.5 103 94 169 163 27.8 25.6 111 10.7 1.08 1.0 99,262,061 79,13,2 29 31
83,701 82,563 3,435 3,238 87,136 85,801 5,937 5,016 191,367 189,743 49,287 4,08o4 240,654 237,827 Total, Eastern District 2.3 2.3 7.4 7.4 3.5 3.4 101 92 165 160 29.8 29.1 9.8 9.4 1.07 1.06 167,613,548 147,152,014 28 29
Southern District:
5,219 5,299 137 128 5,356 5427 11,461 11,275 590 56 12,051 11,844 PocahontasRegion..... 2.2 2.1 6.7 6.2 1.7 1.6 107 100 19 1 126 137 .8 48 1.0O 103 62,955 9,509 1 153
32,126 31,467 56 561 32,672 32,028 5 5 66,868 63,153 6,700 6,341 73,566 69,497 Southern Region .... 2.1 2.0 7.2 6.8 2.7 2.7 89 81 149 1 31.7 30.0 1.3 4.2 1.04 1.03 62,135 47,880 12 9
37,345 36,766 683 689 38,028 37,455 5 5 78,329 74,428 7,290 6,913 85,619 81,341 Total, Southern District. 2.1 2.0 7.1 6.7 2.6 2.6 91 84 149 144 29.4 28.0 4.4 4.3 1.04 1.03 125,090 97,389 23 18

23,454 23,334 4 426 24,924 23,760 386 395 45,280 41,843 5,417 5,395 50,697 47,238 Northwestern Region.............. 2.0 1.8 7. 6.7 2.0 2.1 84 79 14 136 28.8 23.9 .1 31 31 1.04 1.04 14,007,2 13,659,477 36 35
33,876 33,927 1,04 952 3 ,925 34 ,879 66 164 62,033 9,413 9,625 75,577 71,658 Central Western Region........ 2.0 1.9 8.5 8.1 1.9 1.9 1 99 195 183 31.3 30.4 3.9 3.9 1.05 1.4 -
16,143 16,347 179 174 16,322 16,521 34:882 33,69 3,206 3,516 38,088 37,165 Southwestern Region-- 2.2 2.1 7.0 6.7 1.8 1.8 104 100 203 189 27.3 24.9 2.8 2.8 1.02 1.02
73,473 73,608 1,698 1,552 75,171 75,160 386 395 146,326 137,525 18,036 18,536 164,362 156,061 Total, Western District 2.0 1.9 7.7 7.3 1.9 1.9 99 92 175 166 29.5 26.9 3.41 3.3 1.0 1.03 14,007,336 13,659,477 36 35
194,519 192,937 5,816 5,479 200,335 198,416 6,328 5,416 416,022 401,696 74,613 73,533 490,635 475,229 United States.................. 2.2 2.1 7.5 7.2 2.7 2.6 98 90 165 159 29.6 28.1 5.0 4.9 1.o5 1.04 181,745,974 160,908,880 29 30

Passeiger-train ear-miles (thousanda)--Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service-Continued

Other passenger-train cars District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pounds of coal per
Total sleeping, parlor, and Tt. i r Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by per steam passenger-tram
observation Total di cars d/ motor cars (tloa-hours) motor-train motor cars calls ) motor-train steam locomotives / locomotive-mile
With locomotives Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933




184,542 176,951 24,403 22,704 208,335 208,693 2,4163 2,644 210,798 211,337 Total, Eastern District 273,385,864 238,008,190 6.0 5.5 3,670,584 4,069,101 .541 .52 4,466,068 4,338,881 110 107 16.0 15.6
16,248 022 1,365 1,359 11,156 10,371 7 16 11,163 10,387 Pocahontan Region ...........10312,123 24,192 .46 .4 49,,10 93 902 15.6
67,255 61,70 9,05 9,19 82,53 77,180 523 420 3,106 77,6 Sou6thern sRegion 25,920,.68 2,349,97 5. 5.4 906,573 858,222 .0 .38 1,769,776 1,665,30 6 8

77,830 71,231 11.070 10,378 93,739 87,551 530 436 94,269 87,987 Total, Southern District 25,920,468 24,349,974 5.4 5.4 1,179,397 1,116,904 .41 .140 2,068,599 1,956,680 109 104 15.9 16.1
107,551 100,:9 16:32 15,628 93, 19 91,99 4,553 ,14,5 6,372 96 4 61 Central Western Region 16,972,782 18,255,896 7.1 7.3 5,525,868 5361,171 .47 1,95,79 1,97,85 112 109 13.8 1.1

31,980 30,432 5,;15 5,003 110,369 39,211 1,991 1,699 42,360 10,941 Southwestern Regnon 361,392 371,247 3.0 3.0 1,867,734 1,811,1192 .37 .36 762,871 744 ,028 93 90 13.5 13.7
189,312 177,098 27,841 25,757 196,335 192,O50 10,889 10,737 207,224 202,787 Total, Western District. 17,334,174 18,630,143 6.9 7.1 11,425,100 11,206,000 .13 .4 1 1,020,622 3,906,569 108 105 14.5 14.8
51,64 425,280 63,31 58.839 98,409 488,294 13,882 13,817 512,291 502,111 United States ................... 316,640,506 280,988,307 6.0 5.6 16,275,081 16,392,005 .45 .43 10,555,289 10,202,130 109 106 15.3 15.3
10,575 91 920,469 24,349,974 5.4 5.4 906,573 858:222 .40 -38 1,769:776 1,665,307 109 IN 15:1 15-8a amin


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/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


d/ The number of sleeping-car and dining-car miles in trains without locomotives is negligible.
e/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1934 AND 1933





UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 3499


Subject to revision


Subject to revision


Statement No. M-210
AUGUST, 1934


Road locnomotive-miles (lfmusaois)
Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles thousands ) Cars owned
operated main tracks operated District and region
rincipaland helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7.501 7,531 9.541 9,594 979 1,053 1,110 1,201 60 73 1,170 1,274 New England Region a/........ 1,019 1,053 115 87 37,393 37,891 22,737 26,771 60,130 64,662 51,674 52,783
S73,939 3,624 ,785 5,1 5,474 5,463 5,855 4 373 5,797 6,228 Great Lakes Region...... 3,806 4,018 575 398 224,541 250, 870 143,3 156,716 368,394 107,586 339,902 364,28
26.999 27,180 37,022 37,273 5,574 ,341 6,213 7, 5 66 6,808 7,788 Central Eastern Region / 5,492 5,592 75 620 445, 500 452696 122,211 16321 56771 599,217 528,426 542,0
58,347 58,650 80,187 80,652 11,733 12,868 12,786 14,178 989 1,112 13.775 15,290 Total, Eastern District- 10,317 10,663 1,565 1,105 707,434 741,657 288,801 329,808 996,235 1,071,465 920,002 959,651
Southern District:
5,962 6,058 7,773 7,846 1,535 1,659 1,606 1,740 64 74 1,67 1,814 Pocahontas Region............... 1,127 1,304 290 364 84,351 85,909 17,063 16,628 101,414 102,537 112,435 115,393
39,185 39,373 43,46 43,670 5667 5,57o 5,834 5,746 101 o109 5,935 5,855 Southern Region ....... 4,069 4,319 402 584 202,582 212,998 64,969 69,086 267,551 282,084 252,687 274,274
115,147 45,431 51,253 51,516 7,202 7,229 7,440 7,486 165 183 7,605 7,669 Total, Southern District 5,196 5,623 692 948 286,933 298,907 82,032 85,714 368,965 384,621 365,122 389,667
Western District:
47,861 48,100 52,387 52,825 5,408 4,777 5,679 4,984 226 193 5,905 5,177 Northwestern Region 3,596 3,729 484 721 228,987 242,997 76,494 73,710 305,481 316,707 274,028 286,185
53,012 53,364 59,991 60,355 7,798 6,418 8,185 6,742 416 338 8,601 7,080 Central Western Region....... 4,29 4,466 486 814 233,146 250,587 97,680 87,976 330,826 338,563 303,1 320,355
32,971 33,365 33,887 34,283 4,093 3,707 4,155 3,750 62 52 4,217 3,802 Southwestern Region 2,430 2,504 520 609 81,399 95,893 65,042 6,649 146,441 158,52 105,39 117,530
133,.844 134,829 146,265 147,463 17,299 14,902 18,019 15,476 704 583 18,723 16,059 Total, Western District 10,315 10,699 1,490 2,144 543,532 589,477 239,216 224,335 782,748 813,812 682,568 724,070
237,338 238,910 277,705 279,631 36,234 34,999 38,245 37,140 1,858 1,878 40,o.103 39,018 United States... .. 25,828 26,985 3,747 14,197 1,537,899 1,630,041 610,049 639,857 2,147,948 2,269,898 1,967,692 2,073,388


Car-miles (thousands)
Percent unserev- Pecctallarn Percent uner-Net iles Net tonmiles per Caleper Gross ton- miles per
iceable of total eblePeret can of total Car-mnles per car-day Net ton-tles Netdton-mil r s
locomotivescline of coreowned cars on line per car-day loaded car-male train-mile c/ train-mile, exetuding
Loaded Empty Total* Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percentotalnd of motivesaiefnrsoe


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
27 30,210 12709 14,745 40,050 44 68.3 67.2 59.4 59.8 49.6 49.4 New England Region a/.. 42.4 43.5 116.4 122.5 15.3 15.6 21.5 22.4 281 296 19.1 19.6 41.9 43.7 1,464 1,520
16 177,152103,612 117,318 269,081 294,470 61.5 60.2 63.0 62.2 5.1 49.8 Great Lakes Region ........0 41.2 108.4 111. 16.8 16.3 23. 2.33.3.346 37 29 24.8 53.0 54.8 1,981 2,039
170,018 193,506 103,754 123,061 273,772 316,567 62.1 61.1 61.4 60.7 9.8 49.8 Central Eastern Region b/ 8.8 40.0 107.4 110. 15. 15.8 15.6 17. 289 332 0.0 31.9 50.1 50.9 2,039 2
362,828 400,868 220,075 255,124 582,903 655,992 62.2 61.1 62.0 61.3 49.9 49.8 Total, Eastern District 38.5 40.8 10683 111.7 15.7 16.0 18.9 19.7 310 336 26.4 27.8 50.7 52.0 1,966 2,030
Southern District:
61,942 68,721 48,133 56,473 110,075 125,194 56.3 54.9 44.1 399 50.5 50.5 Pocahontas Region ..... 19.8 23.8 90.2 88.9 3.4 4.6 5.0 39.4 859 1,011 43.6 6.7 72.7 76.5 3,371 3,3
126,966 123,274 75,516 76,776 202,482 200,050 62.7 61.6 54.7 57.1 50.4 497 Southern Region...... 32.9 31.7 105.9 102.8 26.9 25.3 24.4 22.9 349 347 22.8 24.6 36.7 36.9 1,321 1354
188,908 191,995 123,649 133,2519 312,557 325,244 60.4 59.0 51.2 50.9 50.4 50.0 Total, Southern District 30.1 29.9 101.1 98.7 20.5 19.8 27.3 27.3 490 524 29.6 32.5 44.4 146.0 1,758 1,875
Western District:
147,508 128,867 97422 85,175 244,9 214,042 60.2 60.2 59.1 57.7 49.1 48.6 Northwestern Region ... 30.6 27.5 111.5 110.7 8.9 8.4 25.9 21.8 378 340 24.3 25.9 46.3 .8 1,08 1,4
1 59 124,0779 21,11.090 Southwestern Region 1 5 3 .. 21,708117
21,725 175,2 1 813 112, 354,58 287,359 603 61.0 62.1 5.6 50.1 48. entralWestern Region 3 30.8 109.1 1057 1 13.9 34.6 27.4 7 359 21. 21.5 46.4 .7 1,681 1,670
99,901 8,56 62670 52, 162 1 138,143 61.5 61.9 54.4 54.7 50.6 50.4 Southwestern Region 26.3 26.1 139.0 134.9 6.0 9.7 35.8 281 48 398 21.7 22.9 40.7 38.2 1,467 1,04
461,134 389,667 300,905 249,877 762,039 639,544 60.5 60.9 59.5 57.9 49.8 49.0 Total, Western District 29.4 28.5 114.7 112.4 10.1 11.0 31.4 25.4 422 359 22.2 23.3 45.0 43.9 1,639 1,624
1,012,870 982,530 6144,629 638,250 1,657,99 1,620,780 61.1 60.6 58.8 57.9 50.0 49.5 United States ...... 33.2 33.7 109.2 109.5 14.5 14.8 24.9 23.0 381 376 25.1 26.9 116.7 47.3 1,768 1,825

Ton-miles millions)
Average number of road locomotives on line Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Gross Net Gross ton-miles per
Train-hours Net ton-miles per Ahureragemiper train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
train-mile freigourt trarvi in locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region right service tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
Including locomotives and Excluding locomotives and Revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable Unserviceable eluding locomotives Net ton-miles per Net tons of coal con ed 1,000 gross ton-miles,
tender tenders and tenders, per mile mile of road per day including locomotives
of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
1,680 1,6 1,433 1,600 523 93 66,086 71,129 587 595 432 458 ewEngandRegion /... 534 563 14.8 14.8 21,694 22,493 37.1 39.0 5,681 6,277 2,249 2,539 92,946 102,790 111 110
1,728 12,724 10,264 11,162 3,949 4,6 316117 184 2,397 2,363 1,409 1,655 Great Lakes Region. 762 801 16.4 15.9 32,469 32,431 49.1 50.0 11,251 12,149 5,343 5,911 603,889 648,81 103 102
13,004 15,214 11,367 13,355 5,095 6,171 409,534 4,94 3,362 3,353 2,130 2,239 Central Eastern Region b/.. 914 973 13.6 13.2 27,755 27,735 40.o 44.9 11,331 13,167l 6,087 7,324 796,018 933,464 122 123
26,412 29,805 23,064 26,117 9,567 11,150 791,737 896,807 6,346 6,311 3,971 4,352 Total, Eastern District.. 815 867 14.8 14.3 29,131 29,122 43.1 46.3 10,625 11,921 5,289 6,133 1,492,853 1,685,135 113 113
Southern District:
5,718 6 5,175 6,O 2,701 3,212 108,235 11957 90 993 223 311 Pocahontas Region..... 1,759 1,937 14.2 13.9 47,812 50,245 47.8 44.9 23,728 27132 14,613 17,103 237,329 269,051 83 82
8,724 8,7 7,489 7,54 2,899 3,36 340,280 346,878 2,730 2,951 1,339 1,36 Southern Region ....... 5545 16.7 16.1 22,008 21747 47.1 437 6,473 6459 2386 2,487 552,700 560,933 127 128
14,442 15,344 12,664 13,551 5,600 6,248 148,515 466,448 3,634 3,944 1,562 1,679 Total, Southern District 777 864 16.1 15.5 28,235 29,052 147.2 44.0 9,090 9,608 4,001 4,436 790,029 829,984 109 108

S 936 9,235 ,25 3,81 3342 34980 311,264 2,497 2,704 1,099 1,025 Northwestern Region 662 700 15.5 15.3 26,386 26,617 53. 44.8 6,510 5,762 2,414 2,242 61,920 530,696 116 112
1,2 12,7 1,109 10,720 4, 3,765 438,152 369,185 2,990 3,090 1,299 1,376 Central Western Region... 575 587 17.8 17.4 29920 29,036 64.7 1.1 8,21 6,669 2,729 2,276 86 699,694 112 112
,993 6,069 ,006 5,23 2,17 1959 23975 20,38 1,791 1,852 639 652 Southwestern Region 530 528 17.1 16.8 25,049 23,610 56.0 49.0 6,657 510 2123 1894 374352 332,211 107 109
32,849 27,982 28,350 24,208 10,235 9,066 1,027,886 900,837 7,278 7,646 3,037 3,053 Total, Western District 592 608 16.8 16.5 27,580 26,873 58.5 48.4 7,245 6,121 2,467 2,169 1,843,580 1,562,601 112 112
73,703 73,131 614,078 63,876 25,402 26,464 2,268,138 2,264,092 17,258 17,901 8,570 9,084 United States ... 701 756 16.0 15.5 28,251 28,213 50.1 46.6 8,561 8,436 3,453 3,573 4,126,462 4,077,720 112 112


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


2/ Includes caboose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1934 AND 1933






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Road locomotive-miles (thousand) Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles (thousands) Cars owned
operated main tracks operated District and region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
:4 602 9,82 9,675 820 7897 10,012 9,011 608 10,620 9,514 New England Region q/ .. 1,025 1,064 72 112 36,623 40,067 27,977 25,422 64,600 65,489 52,252 52,898
3 46,642 1,955 2,936 2,41 49,578 44,396 Great Lakes Region.......... 3,857 ,12 465 566 225,31 274,676 155,031 138,781 380,350 413,11g57 34,03 376,731
27,054 27,271 7068 7,3 47,318 52,982 48,769 5,136 ,391 58118 53,160 Central Eastern Region b/ 5,535 5,6 666 1,108 5,214 475.779 126,265 115,226 571,79 591,005 531.5
58,427 58,833 80,284 80,892 99,893 91,100 109,636 99,735 8,680 7,335 118,316 107,070 Total, Eastern District. 10,417 10,851 1,203 1,786 707,156 790,522 309,273 279,429 1,016,429 1,069,951 926,880 977,819
Southern District:
5,970 6,039 7,771 7,814 12,229 11,425 12,930 11,991 556 492 13,486 12,483 Pocahontas Region 1,155 1,311 314 446 85,477 93,588 16,228 14,223 101,705 107,811 111,384 114,868
39,212 39,497 43,507 43,795 47,280 43,908 48,645 45,132 874 812 49,519 45,944 Southern Region ............ ,169 ,355 388 669 206,078 220,376 70,035 71,83 276,113 292,219 258,442 275,577
45,182 45,536 51,278 51,609 59,509 55,333 61,575 57,123 1,430 1,304 63,005 55,427 Total, Southern District 5,324 5,666 702 1,115 291,555 313,964 86,263 86,066 377,818 00,030 369,826 390,1445
Western District:
47872,9 48,128 52,482 ,860 36,508 33,140 3173 34,553 1,469 1,327 39,642 35,580 Northwestern Region ... 3,662 ,771 593 965 23,065 251,697 66438 61,538 300,503 313,235 277,137 288,12
52,949 53481 5,928 60474 53, 46,992 56,172 49,218 2,930 2,23 59,102 51,541 Central Western Region 4,320 4,490 6 985 238,979 259,533 86,112 80,552 325,091 3,085 309,118 322,85
3394 33411 34,010 34328 31 29,253 32,134 29,648 481 43o 32,615 30,078 Southwestern Region ...... 2,467 2,532 5 630 88,693 104,272 65,420 61,803 154,113 166,075 108,729 121,230
133,915 135,020 146,420 147,662 121,721 109,385 126,479 113,419 4,880 14,080 131,359 117,499 Total, Western District 10,449 10,793 1,790 2,580 561,737 615,502 217,970 203,893 779,707 819,395 694,984 732,209
237,524 239,389 277,952 280,163 281,123 255,818 297,690 270,277 14,990 12,719 312,680 282,996 United States.... ............... 26,190 27,310 3,695 5,41 1,560,1448 1,719,988 613,506 569,388 2,173,954 2,289,376 1,991,690 2,100,473


Car-miles (thousands)
Percent unserv- Percent unserv Net ton-mileg Net ton-milea per Car-m r Groes ton-mitl pe
iceable of total Percent al cars on icesable of total Car-miles per car-day Nettonmile Netn-milesr ar-ites train-mile, excluding
Loaded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eastbound of District and region locomotives lie of ca owned cars on line per r-dy oNded car-mile tram-mile c locomotives and tenders
Loaded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded east total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19314 1933 1934 11933 19314 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
24,811 224,162 -128,022 114,300 3713 33,462 65.6 66.2 58.4 57.9 49. 49.6 New England Region a/ .......... 41.9 41.8 123.6 123.8 14.7 14.6 23.7 21.3 10 266 20.0 18.9 43.6 43.8 1,538 1.516
139,354 1,26484 914,616 820,386 2,308,970 2,8 70 604 60.7 63.6 4.5 .1 .1 Great Lakes Region....... 38.2 41.4 110.9 109. 16.2 16.9 25.0 20.8 68 29 24.4 23.6 53.9 2,003 1,982
1, 67 1,305,230 926,109 850,871 2,337,276 2:156,101 60.4 60.5 62.8 63. 9.7 9.7 Central Eastern Region b_/ 37.2 107.5 107. 15.3 14.2 16.8 15.0 11 270 30.6 297 50.3 2,05 2,012
3,049.332 2,793,876 1,968,747 1,785,557 5,018,079 4,579,433 60.8 61.o 62.8 63.4 49.9 49.9 Total, Eastern District 39.7 39.2 109.7 109.4 15.6 15.3 20.3 17.6 332 280 26.9 26.1 51.2 51.3 1,982 1,956
Southern District:
4M,0746 449,889 9 38,335 350,347 867,O81 800,236 56.4 g 56.2 4.3 45.0 50.0 49.9 Pocahontas Region................... 18. 1 21.1 91.3 93.9 3-5 3. 35.1 30.5 8j2 759 i44. 44.2 71.9 71.1 3,359 3,304
1,039,109 971:533 66561 599,39 1,685:670 1,571:272 61.6 619 569 58.9 50.2 50. Southern Region ..........-..-..-.. 32.8 29.7 1O6.8 106.0 26.3 21.:6 25.1 22.1 31l 313 23.3 22.9 36.6 36.7 1,326 1,321
1,527,855 1,421,722 1,024,896 949,786 2,552,751 2,371,508 59.9 60.0 53.2 54.5 50.1 50.3 Total, Southern District 29.8 27.7 102.2 102.5 20.2 16.8 27.8 24.4 499 433 30.0 29.6 43.9 43.8 1,744 1,731
Western District:
,84 51 64 49280 1,523, 33 1 32912 62 62.7 56. 4 58.2 0 0.1 Northwestern Region 318 25.9 1.4 10 .7 8.8 .1 20.9 17.5 31 265 23.9 24.2 42.7 141.1 1,597 1,49
72,250 624 ,|65 761,81 2,391,3111 2,007,901 61: 62.1 59.8 59:.5 5 4 50 Central Western Region.. 30.9 30.3 105.2 105.3 13.5 13.3 30.3 2 2 4 315 21.1 21.1 42.7 1,669 1601
762,250 682:646 495,303 439,5 1,257,553 1,122,188 60.6 60.8 54.5 56.0 50.5 so. Southwestern Region............... 26.1 25.0 141.7 137.0 6.3 9.5 33.6 27.8 375 21.8 22.2 40.7 39.3 1,48 1,42
3,186,724 2,762,507 1,985,606 1,696,713 5,172,330 4,459,220 61.6 62.0 57.5 58.3 50.0 50.o0 Total, Western District 30.1 27.5 112.2 111.9 10.4 10.5 27.3 22.4 372 309 22.1 22.3 43.4 41.7 1,599 1,539
7,763,911 6,978,105 4,979,249 4,432,056 12,743,160 11,410,161 60.9 61.2 58.7 59.6 50.o0 50.0 United States... 33.9 32.2 109.2 109.0 14.5 13.9 24.1 20.5 376 317 25.6 25.3 46.3 45.6 1,766 1,729
Ton-miles (millions)
Average number of road locomotives on line Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d
Gross ton-miles per
Gross Net Net ton-miles per Average miles per train-hour, excluding Locmnotivc-miles
Train-hours train-mile hour trams in locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region freight service tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
Including locomotives and Excluding locomotives and Revenue and no eluding locomotives Net ton-miles per Net tons of icoa sued 1,000 gros ton-miles,
tenders tenders Revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable Unserviceable and tenders, per mile mile of roed per day Net tons of coal consume including locomotives
of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
1644 13 13,40 11,969 4, 4,241 600,723 47 595 620 30 444 New England Region A/........... 558 I3 1.5 13. 22.320 22,308 42.6 6.8 6,737 5,8935 2,670 2,295 932,152 812,595 119 116
3.9 1 8,823 7,201 4 29 71 2 2 4 47 2,3 2,40 1 ,72 1697 Great Lakes Region ............. 161 3297 31,28 .9 5 ,6 ,6 5,62 5,130 654,9 895,463 113 110
11066 4 100,72 96:752 88,042 43,177 38,776 3:4,83,091 3,203,389 3,300 3,5 2,235 2:11k Central Eastern Region b/... 912 8 3.6 13.7 27,778 27,484 3.2 38.5 12:2 11:07 6,568 551 W,45636 6,632,980 135 132
226,625 204,021 197,983 178,212 82,046 72,888 6,786,307 6,196,883 6,280 6,596 4,137 4,255 Total, Eastern District... 821 500 14.7 14.7 29,174 28,758 146.7 140.6 11,616 10,379 5,779 5,098 14,043,567 12,341,039 1241 121
Southern District:
45,431 4 1,75 41,079 37,753 21,552 19,891 863,176 06,944 939 1,035 216 276 Pocahontas Region............. 1,762 1,7141 14.2 14.2 47,590 46,785 14.0 39.2 24,057 21,90 14,855 13,555 2,061163 1,85,459 91 90
73007 67'492 62716 58,022 2,246 22,239 2,84,725 2,668,018 2,60 3,060 1,369 1,295 Southern Region ..................... 513 507 16.6 16.5 22,078 21,77 4.9 3.4 6,96 6,32 2,545 2,317 4,950401 4,55,082 136 135
118,438 109,227 103,795 95,775 45,798 42,130 3,703,901 3,474,962 3,739 14,095 1,585 1,571 Total, Southern District 770 761 16.1 15.9 28,023 27,562 48.7 42.4 9,505 8,710 4,171 3,807 7,011,564 6,439,5411 118 118
Western District:
67,222 59,307 58 315 5133 2279 2015 7 2 15 4 2 497 2,796 1,165 N975 northwestern Region........... 62 608 1.5 15.4 24,791 23,837 44.6 9.2 ,2 1 ,617 1,959 1,723 ,258,03 3,738,134 127 126
1,4277 616 89 359 5246 31,098 26280 295,695 2,674.592 295 3131 13 I 1.35 oCentral Western Region 581 559 17.9 17.6 29929 2134 56. 72 161 599 2 7 2022 6,165,326 5,31,6 11 121
54,527 4:653 46:956 1,782 16,637 15:151 1,832,626 1,739,557 1,823 1,898 64 634 Southestern Region 51 17.3 16.8 25,622 24,018 .4 4.9 6,59 5,32 2,069 1,66 3,045,994 2,7,09 112 11
226,026 195,976 194,630 168,362 70,529 61,584 7,170,568 6,567,643 7,305 7,825 3,144 2,968 Total, Western District 579 563 17.0 16.7 27,143 25,635 51.7 44.8 6,353 5,462 2,167 1,877 13,469,363 11,841,807 119 121
571,089 509,224 496,408 442,349 198,373 176,602 17,660,776 16,239,488 17,324 18,516 8,866 8,794 United States .- -............-.. 706 690 15.9 15.8 28,108 27,239 49.1 42.6 8,454 7,4 0 3,437 3,036 34,524,494 30,622,386 121 120


Excludes caboose miles.
I/ Includes Boston & Albany (lesor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
SInclude Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statiatics are reported separately.


g/ Includes caboose miles.
S/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 141 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1934 AND 1933











INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1934 AND 1933


Statement No. M-210
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Train-miles (thousands) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued
veaemeofrd Aeaemeofal _____ ____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all
operated main tracks operated Total passenger-train cars

With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotive Total District and region With ste locomotives c Without locomotives Total Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives ith electric Without locomotives Total
locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

625 6,390 6,154 8,321 1,672 1,616 197 199 172 160 2,O41 2,015 Eastern District:
I Nn4w 26N4 OW2 16 1 2 2 20 England Region a/ 10,298 10,132 1,689 1,645 500 449 12,487 12,226 544 549 306 321 850 870 74 66
21~71 19,501 27094 26,079 4,359 4,5 18 1?1 561 67 5,05 5,063 Great Lakes Region ......... 37,012 ,111 1,339 1,392 ,3 1,820 140,182 41,323 929 964 30 30 1,233 1,334 101 110
21,301 21,758 30,452 31,002 5,611 5,622 10 411 1,541 1,7 7,562 7,530 Central Eastern Region b/ 41,258 40,811 4:125 3,867 5,657 5,607 51,040 50,285 1,468 1,511 467 547 1,935 2,058 193 260
46,304 47,649 65,700 67,402 11,642 11,622 745 742 2,274 2,244 14,661 14,608 Total, Eastern District... 88,568 89,054 7,153 6,904 7,988 7,876 103,709 103,834 2,941 3,024 1,077 1,238 4,018 4,262 368 436

5,435 5,662 Southern District:
37,52 374Z 4176 2; 41 7 744 p -1 41 47 785 79Z PocahontasRieglon 4,920 4,610 69 77 4,989 4,67 201 216 28 35 229 251 29 37
37,252 37,37 41,46 41657 4,374 4,1 1 427 381 4,02 4,79 Southern Region..... 29,714 29:541 2 2 1,256 1,223 30,972 30,766 1,150 1,249 540 577 1,690 1,826 160 254
42,687 43,003 46,711 48,999 5,118 5,160 1 1 468 428 5,587 5,589 Total, Southern District. 34,634 34,151 2 2 1,325 1,300 35,961 35,453 1,351 1,465 568 612 1,919 2,077 189 291

42 63 42,852 46,624 47,067 123,43 3,222 54 53 726 794 42 4069 eNorthwestern Reg1,943.....0.1022.1,063.14 ,62
6,1' 4,0Nrt hwesternRegion. 26,795 24,206 659 610 1,508 28,962 26,474 933 1,037 372 355 1,305 1,392 12 225
413 49793 56,2 56,772 1032 4:71 1, 52 1,101 6,16 5,972 Central Western Region -... 46,320 2359 9,1 4,263 503 1 03 31 15 1,453 1,598 1
3156 31,867 32,478 32,00 2,01 2,384 420 413 2,821 2,797 Southwestern Region 17,011 16,565 757 740 17768 17305 536 575 193 209 729 784 159
123,515 124,512 135,398 136,659 11,016 10,477 54 53 2,200 2,308 13,270 12,838 Total, Western District 90,126 83,130 659 610 4,208 4,542 94,993 88,282 2,491 2,695 996 1,079 3,447 3,774 415 610
212,506 215,164 249,809 253,060 27,776 27,259 800 796 4,942 4,980 33,518 33,035 United States ........ 213,328 206,335 7,814 7,516 13,521 13,718 234,663 227,569 6,783 7,184 2,641 2,929 9,424 10,113 972 1,337

Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)
Passenger-train cars per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
Total Passenger cars Passenger Percent unserv- Train-miles Locomotive-
Sarn i e iceable of total per mile of miles per
Principal and helper Light District and region train, with locomotives road per day train-mile Kilowatt-hours per
locomotives With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric electric locomotive-
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotives tives locomotives o/ locomotives (kdllwatthours) mile


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
1,85 1,861 79 1 1,964 1,942 21 209 4,563 4,398 484 428 5,047 4,26 New England Region a/ 2.4 2.4 6.4 6.4 2.9 2.5 7 72 135 130 36.0 36.9 10.5 10.2 1.05 1.06 6072,444 90,361 2 28
48 6 7 2 195 ., 52 6 11,1 10,971 1,721 172 1244 12,698 Great Lakes Region ...2.5 2.4 8.8..8 3.' 3.2 12 115 185 179 24.7 27.7 8.7 8.4 1.06 1.06 4,004,968 ,181,971 24 25
8 ,297 259 6, 6,556 461 451 17 16,337 5,373 5,31 22,815 21651 Central Eastern Region b/ 2.9 2.7 7.5 7.4 3.7 108 103 1 169 24.1 26.6 11. 11.2 1.08 1.09 12677,889 12,733,051 27 28
12,681 12,715 534 535 13,215 13,250 840 825 33,128 31,706 7,578 7,469 40,706 39,175 Total, Eastern District_. 2.7 2.6 7.7 7.8 3.5 3.5 106 100 166 165 26.8 29.1 10.2 9.9 1.07 1.07 22,755,301 22,823,383 27 28
Southern Distriot:
2 19 1 1 771 1,46 1,692 68 77 1,914 1,769 Pocahontas Region 2.5 2.3 6.6 6.2 1.7 1.6 109 99 145 139 12.1 14.1 4.7 4.6 1.04 1.03 21,697 19,897 142 148
4,5 4, 77 79 4 2 4548 2 1 10,923 10,446 1,11 1,158 12,084 11,604 Southern Region.. .. .... 2.5 2.4 6.8 6.7 2.9 3.2 86 80 146 17 31.9 31.6 4.2 4.1 1.02 1.03 11,970 11,590 8 8
5,157 5,222 96 97 5,253 5,319 2 1 12,(69 12,138 1,229 1,235 13,998 13,373 Total, Southern District 2.5 2.4 6.8 6.6 2.8 3.0 88 83 146 146 29.6 29.5 4.2 4.2 1.03 1.03 33,667 31,487 20 20
Western District:
3.646 3372 87 3,733 3,437 57 56 7,689 7,319 794 862 8,483 8,181 Northwestern Region 2.2 2.2 7.8 7.6 2.1 2.1 92 80 149 137 28.5 25.5 3-2 3.1 1.06 1.05 2,204,400 2,068,519 39 37
5,275 4,90 167 5,442 5,124 11,962 11,019 1,335 1,423 13,297 12,442 Central Western Region 2.3 2.3 9.0 8.7 1.8 1.9 121 103 200 193 29.7 32.2 4.0 3.9 1.06 1.05 -
2,423 2,410 28 29 2,451 2,439 5,510 5,227 463 160 5,973 5,687 Southwestern Region 2.3 2.2 7.1 6.9 1.8 1.8 109 100 201 189 26.5 26.7 2.9 2.8 1.02 1.02 -
11,344 10,762 282 238 11,626 11,000 57 56 25,161 23,565 2,592 2,745 27,753 26,310 Total, Western District 2.3 2.2 8.2 8.0 1.9 2.0 108 94 181 170 28.6 28.6 3.5 3.3 1.05 1.04 2,204,400 2,068,519 39 37
29,182 28,699 912 870 30,094 29,569 899 882 71,058 67,409 11,399 11,449 82,457 78,858 United States .... ........ 2.5 2.4 7.7 7.6 2.7 2.8 103 94 167 163 28.0 29.0 5.1 5.0 1.05 1.O5 24,993,368 24,923,389 28 28

Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)--Continued
Power and fuel consumption in road service-Continued

Other passenger-train cars
Total sleeping, parlor, and Total dining cars V District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pounds of coal per
observation cars d/ Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consunmed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by passenger-train
With locomotives Without locomotives Total motor cars (k tt-hours mo-train motor car (gllws) motor-tramin steam locomotives / locomotivemil car-mile, with steam
o cm W tcar-mile car-mile locomotive-mile locomotives

1934- 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
2,992 2,80 354 296 4,077 4,280 1 21 4,094 4,301 New England Region / 1 ,409 1,202,546 4.2 4. 68610 73,024 .4 0.43 71,998 71,133 8 82 14.0 14.
S1,91 1, 1,576 1545 1 92 14530 15, 37 Great Lakes Region 6,776,816 6,967,930 4.8 .1 257,326 276,157 .6..6 237188 236,39 103 103 12.8 12.4
S14,593 2, 2,028 11,836 11,759 249 254 12,085 12,013 Central Eastern Region b/ 26,29,382 25,293,177 5.0 .9 207,433 212,7 .46 .46 311,348 322,914 103 106 15.1 15.8
28,421 29,308 3,873 3,900 30,335 31,084 374 367 30,709 31,451 Total, Eastern District 34,457,607 33,463,653 5.0 4.9 533,369 561,921 .52 .52 620,534 630,446 100 101 14.0 14.2
Southern District:
1,316 1,300 185 180 1,573 1,438 1 1,574 1,438 Pocahontas Region... 28,629 35,459 .42 .46 40,243 38,821 104 101 16.4 16.8
7,324 8,104 1,235 1,275 10,234 9,718 95 65 10,329 9,783 Southern Region 4,374,792 4,686,724 5.1 5.1 143,640 119,287 .39 .40 227,363 226,500 101 100 15.3 15.3
8,640 9,404 1,420 1,455 11,807 11,156 96 65 11,903 11,221 Total, Southern District 4,374,792 4,686,724 5.1 5.1 172,269 154,746 .39 .41 267,606 265,321 102 100 15.5 15.5
Western District:
9,1393 7,809 1,053 857 9,383 8,920 650 707 10,033 9,627 Northwestern Region 599,969 629,065 .41 .39 196,923 174,061 107 103 14.7 14.4
18,194 15,948 2,694 2,516 13,496 12,918 582 679 14,078 13,597 Central Western Region 2,374,212 2,442,185 6.6 6.6 742,264 779,672 .47 .44295,647 272,317 109 106 12.8 12.9
5,055 4,854 727 863 5,719 5,625 294 276 6,013 5,901 Southwestern Region 53,280 52,560 3.0 3.0 267,243 254,062 .36 .35 106,553 103:243 87 85 12.5 12.5
32,642 28,611 4,474 4,236 28,598 27,463 1,526 1,662 30,124 29,125 Total, Western District 2,427,492 2,494,745 6.5 6.4 1,609,476 1,662,799 .42 .40 599,123 549,621 104 106 13.3 13.2
69,703 67,323 9,767 9,591 70,740 69,703 1,996 2,094 72,736 71,797 United States. ....n ........ 41,259,891 40,645,122 5.0 5.0 2,315,114 2,379,466 .44 .43 1,487,263 1,445,388 102 101 13.9 14.O


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/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


d/ The number of sleeping-car and dining-car miles in trains without locomotives is negligible.
e/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.















Passenger-train car-miles (thoutands)-Continued
Train-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of rood Average miles of all Total passenger-train cars
operated main tracks operated
District and region _________________-- --------------
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotive, Total District and regoith steam locomotives With electric Without locomotives Total Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives locomotives

1934 193 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193) 1934 1933 1934 1933

6,P225 6,76 814 8,415 12,634 12,591 ,449 1,423 1,342 1468 15,45 15,82 En n eglon a/....... 7, 74461 12411 2,156 69 40 90, 53 576
19 632 27 2118 24 99 4515 3 38,257 Great Lakes Regi2............... ? 0., 30 4 1 Y`2 I 27
1,5 1994 3,03271 3 Cetrl2Estrn 6 30 842236590 6 ,5 6 54i 1 976 2,124 217 350
3 30: 3!:1 4: 2,720 11,593 ,159 57,757 57,112 Central Eastern Region b/... 305,966 30O, 42 33,133 26 4,839 11,419 380.938 3>5,9OB l,
46,397 48,002 65,831 67,883 88,036 88,248 6,065 5,261 17,124 17,342 111,225 110,851 Total, Eastern District... 648,315 646,944 55,733 46,786 60,016 58,922 764,064 752,652 2,877 3,108 1,200 1,278 4,077 4,386 375 566
Southern District:-2o9
462 5762 722 72 ,01 60 06. 00 6,420 PocahontasRegio................... 39,4t76 7136 -666 662 40 l42 ,78 26 220135.23 1. 6
7 : 7 6 5 2 1 7 9 7 3 5 9 1 9 3 5 : 5 9 7 7 3 0 2 8, 8 7 3 9 O0 b 3 8 ,; 5 3 5S3u t h e r n2 .5.. . . . . ... 23 1o :159 28 2 1 ,512
42,740 43,138 48,754 49,123 41,820 41,474 7 7 3,479 3,292 45,306 44,773 Total, Southern District. 295,589 277,728 15 12 9,144 8,649 304,74" 286,389 1,388 1,512 578 593 1,966 2,105 188 295
42,670 4 2,981 4674 47,224 26,216 25,793 419 432 5,717 5.787 32,352 32,012 NorthwesterntRegion:......... 185,535 173,846 4,597 4,388 11,721 12,064 201,853 190,298 99 1076 86 341 1,34 1,417 1 1 2
92.503, 32 207,508 85 ,52 ,00Central Western Region ...5 32, -- 16,119 16,477 346,'199 a a, 0lO t 1 1 6 63 77 1,1 11586
36.42 4. 32. 32, 8_ 5. 3,3 3.331 21:793 :7 Southwestern Region 29726 124,9935- 955 5,963 135. 69t 502 7 15 ll
123.576 124,987 135,544 1.37,148 83,122 82,773 419 432 17,624 17,870 101,165 101,075 Total, Western District 645,341 611,094 4,597 4,388 33,795 34,504 683.733 649,986 2,522 2,804 1,051 1,043 3,573 3,847 485 675
212,713 216,127 250,129 254,154 212,978 212,495 6,491 5,700 38,227 38.504 257,696 256,699 United States.............. 1,589,245 1,535.766 60,345 51,186 102,955 102,075 1,752,545 1,689,027 6,787 7,424 2,829 2,914 9,616 10,338 1,048 1,536
Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands) Passenger-tram cars per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
Pa--nger Percent unserv- Train-miles Locomotive-
Total Passenger carm cars per iceable of total per mile of miles per
District and region train, '.ith locomotives road per day train-mile Kilowatt-hours per
Principal and helper Light Dic -- ro locomotives With [oco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric electric locomotive-
motives locomotives ties locomotives c/ locomotives (kilowatt-hours) mile
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193k 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:1.5 ? 300 5 692
14,240 14,1,4 Z95 51 9 14,835 14474 1,578 1558 4,825 4,115 3,842 3,54 38,66 37 6 1 01NewEnglandRegiona/ I 5 2 l 2.4 6.2 6.2 3.0 2:5 172 69 127 1 37.3 34.9 10.2 9-8 1-05 1-05 47 231,00 45;60,926 30 n
498 :ol3 1 19^ '186^ 39' 6o 2:0 9 Cent W^ ral aternRegion 2-5: 2: a : 78:3 7: 3:6 3: 104 1 ^ 27:8 259 11 l0o7 1 .0 7 1;939,950 5;6:? 93
96,382 95,277 3,969 3,774 100,351 99,051 6,777 5,841 224,474 221,450 56,865 55,552 281,339 277,002 Total, Eastern District 2.4 2.4 7.5 7.4 3.5 3.4 101 93 165i 160 29.4 29.1 9.9 9.5 1.07 1.06 190,368,849 169,975,397 28 29
Suhern District:15
5,971 6,052 156 146 6,127 6,198 1 1 i3,308 1e,966 6J7 646 13,9,65 13,612 PocahontasRgon.... 2 .3 2.2 6.7 6.2 1.7 1.6 107 100 1 144 12. 13. 4 4.7 4.8 1O 10 84652 69,406 143
531 35:936 3 640 37:15 36,576 6 6 77,791 73,600 7,861 7,502 85,652 ,10. Southern Region 2.2 2.1 7.1 6.s 2.8 2.8 88 81 14a 145 31.7 ]O.E t. 2 1. 0 1. O 7,0 5i,
42,502 41,988 779 786 43,281 42,774 7 7 91,099 86,566 8,518 8,148 99,617 94,714 Total, Southern District 2.2 2.1 7.1 6.7 2.6 2.6 91 84 148 145 29.4 28.2 4.4 4.3 1.03 1.03 158,757 128,876 22 18
western District.
27 ,100 26 ,707 5J ~ 7,6917 27,198 44$3 s50 5 968 49,161 6 ,211 6,2Z8 59,179 5,41 9 Northwestern Region ... 2.0 1.9 7 .1 6.s 2.1 2.1 95 79 141i 13`6 28.7 24.1 3 .i 3 .1 1.04 i.0o4 16,212,6g 15,727,996 171 35
a91 0 907 I, I, 0o96 'Z: 7 0027 ,177 0,05-1 10,748 11 ,0 9 as8 R$5 :8 1 0 9 Central Western Region 2.0 1.9 8.6 8.1 1.9 1.9 112 i00 196 1& 31I.1 3 0.6 3 .9 3:9 1 .05 1. O -1
Is,526 1 i ,757 0 02 18,372 s,95 ,392 38,877 3,669 3:975 :0 42,502 Southwe ter Region 2.2 2.1 7.o 6.7 .
84,816 84,371 1,980 1.789 86,796 86,160 443 450 171,487 161,089 20,628 21,282 192,115 182,371 Total, Western District- 2.1 1.9 7.8 7.4 1.9 1.9 100 92 175 167 29.4 27.1 3.4 3-3 1.04 1.k04 16,211,736 15.727,996 37 35
223,700 221,636 6,728 6,349 230,428 227,985 7.227 6,298 487,060 469,105 86,011 84,982 573,071 554,087 United States ................ 2.2 2.1 7.5 7.3 2.7 2.7 99 91 165 159 29.4 28.2 5.0 o 4.9 1.O 1.05 o4 206,739.342 185,832,269 29 30
Passenger-train car-miles (ihouands)-Continued P-V, nd fuel iimisuption in road servic,--Continued

Other passenger-train cars District ,>nd region Kilow-tt-hour, Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Ppns s clertr
Total sleeping, parlor, and Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumd by adlinc per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by per steal passenger-tram
observation cars d/ Total dining cars d/ ,motor car (kiloSatt-hours) motor-tram ,,otor ens aglns) m -r-rain steam locomotive se/ locomotive-mile ,cwithsteam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total ar-nile c-e locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1904 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

19 24o is 624 ,i:ii 2.; Ike 30 787 1,7 14 6s Easer Ditit 4i gi,66 5U,21 ":N 0:44 11 92 16 2

212,963 206,259 28,275 26,6o 238,650 239,776 2,837 3,011 241,487 242,787 Total, Eastern District ... 307,843,471 271,471,843 5.9 5.4 4,203,953 4,631,02 .54 .52 5,o86,602 4,969,187 109 107 15.7 15.4


86,469 80,634 12,490 11,833 105,546 98,707 626 501 106,172 99,20 8 Total, Southern District 0,295,26o 29,036,698 53 5.3 1,351,666 1,271,650 .41 .40 2,336,205 2,222,001 108 104 15.8 16.0
Wsothern District:
591,290 iO,821 619770 5,5984 1,?9l,530O9,79 469 527,76 775 009 PorthwestasnRegion..-- ,301,467 24,16240 41 .9J 1 495,0874 1 ,428,74110 107 16. 1 71.4
35 47 263 2 Southwtern Region 30,292,26 90,6:807 35 0 25.4: 7 9.06,55079 .339 1
0357Z6 21 l 61,21395,865,87 44,6,8197661 4489 373568 ... ... 46 8: 1


221,955 205,709 32,315 29.993 224.933 219,513 12,415 12,400 237,348 231,913 Total, Western District 19,761,666 21,124,g8a 6.8 7.0 13,034,576 12,868,799 .43 .41 4,619,858 4,455,752 107 104 14.3 14k.6
521.387 492.602 73.080 68,430 569.129 557,996 15,878 15.912 585,007 573.908 United States 357,900,397 321,633,429 5.9 5.5 1.590.195 18,771,471 .45 .43 12,042,665 11,646,94o 108 105 1 15.2 15.2
11,85.0 oU S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFtIE :"


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d/ The number of sleeping-car and dining-car miles in trains without locomotives is negligible.
e/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


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.
2/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1934 AND 1933







21: 31?

Subjet to reviuoa


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

1 II 1I11 IlI 1I III IlI IlII I I I I
3 1262 08855 3481

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled frm 141 reportB of freight service otUtie (Itom OS-A) repreenutibg 114 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 14 AND 191


S..mM N.. uM41
SEPTEMBER, 1934


Road looomotive-mill (I-ASmdi) Average number of road locomotives on line-Continucd Average number of freight cars on line
Average mileo of eadAvera mile of V AIN-f&ICars owned
a" tacks Principalandhelper Light Total Totl Stored Home Foreign Total

1954 1933 1934 1933 1954 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19314 1933
."6Eastern District:,3276
7.190 7,5310 9,53 9,595 9143 1,013 1,075 1,157 63 72 1,138 1,229 NewEngland Region a/ 1,025 1,049 110 83 36650 37,077 24,30 7,3 60,95 64,440
o:8: 5:0'1 582 6 6 3 370 5,6=5 6032 Great Lakes Region--- ---- 3 ;W 4,022 573 04 223,474 245;15. 3,3 8, 7
,9 3,00 49 99 783 91 655 6,587 7,4 Central Eastern Region b/ 5,553 5,593 90 633 4 ,935 419,211 121,907 137,511 56 3,2 5 2,722 3,1 0
58,298 58,650 80,14 80,62e 11,310 12,347 12.,396 13,60 9814 1,107 13.380 14,709 Total, Eastern District 10,418 10,664 1,603 1,120 702,059 731,428 292,064 322,84 994,123 1,054,312 913,669 955,407
711669 70 1Southern District:
:9t 6,07'78 7,? 5,383 5,56 ~ 1.67 1,6 102 103 1,66 1,6ocahoo Region 1,121 1,R41 279 351 84,971 86,372 17,833 17,033 102,8014 1 "103,105 1'1,77
....5. 5,55 1hero RegIon 14,116 4, 379 579 197,236 211,5i41 67,39 69,228 264,605 220,769 249,933 268,g52
45,oo 15.539 51,206 51,456 6,874 6,921 7,108 7,171 171 173 7,279 7,344 Total, Southern District 5,237 5,565 658 930 282,207 297,913 85,202 86,261 367,409 384,174 3636,431 383,929
Western District:
47.,442 4 5,1 4 226 9,5 NorthweternRegion 3,625 3,721 1168 681 226,27 24 74,112 j10, 1S0 285,160
5M 99, & 8% 7 0 ,k 72 4,1 399 8,729 7,522 Central Western Region 42914 4,45 8 714 22g,69,83 2 100.14 92,028 0 01, 19,57
32,966 3,852 31,t 3,996 3,3 4,050 1 3,796 60 56 14,110 3,52 Southwesteorn Region 2,396 2,511 499 575 78,232, 9,475 68, 78 65,4116 16,810 59.22 104,06k4 5,032
133.777 134,849 16.15 1147,485 17,307 15,224 18,050 15,882 727 645 18.777 16,527 Total, Western District 10,315 10,685 1,425 1,970 533.452 587,811 253,422 231,556 786,74 819,367 676,845 719.763
237,175 238,118 277,533 279,543 35,491 3,.492 37,554 36,655 I,882 1,925 39.436 38 ,50 United States 25,970 26,914 3,686 4,020 1,517,718 1,617,152 630,688 640,701 2,148,406 2,257,853 1,953,945 2,059,099

Carumiles (Ituands)
unorrn cPercent unser, Nre ten-stie, per
Prelnte of total Percent al rar- on eicle o total Cr-milre per car-day Net to e Net ton Caripe tr-mile, exudi
Loded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded ast Percent eastbound of District nd region
total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
169 86 1189 ,572 5675 62.6 61.o 59.I 6.1 7 Central Eastern Region / 34 9.8 107.7 108.5 15.4 16.0 1620863,3e E9.6.e L s o681.2 1 .3, 3 33! 2 5 4
363,3112 3,362 219,832 244,870 583,174 633,232 62.3 61.3 62.0 62.0 119.9 50.2 Total, Eastern District 38.6 40.6 108.8 110.4 15.9 15.8 19.6 20.0 323 336 26.5 27.3 52.6 52.3 2,04o0 2,036
Southern District:
62,717 66,142 4, 50.922 111,106 117,064 56. .5 2.9 41.9 49.9 49.7 Psocahontas Region.. 19.4 24.8 90.6 a .8 14.6 36.0 37. 90' 98 11- .4.14 4116.4
23,01 10,L49T 72, 71,14 195,266 1910306 13.0 62. 514.5 55., 49.7 49.5 Southern Region .. .... 33.1 31.0 105.9 10.1 2 24.6 24.6 3352 23.8 24. 15
185,733 186,634 120,639 122,736 306,372 309,370 60.6 60.3 50.6 50.6 119.8 119.6 Total. Southern District 30.2 29.6 101.1 100.1 20.7 19.2 27.8 26.8 519 523 30. 32.3 1145.5 145.7 1,837 1,80
11,0 7 6 29,066 215,6 60. 61.0 60. 60.0 50. .2 Northwestern Region .41 27.1 14.3 111.14 9.0 8.1 26.8 22.4 3 14 23.6 17 6.8 16. 1 9
46 1 5 1 :4 6. 60.4 6.6 61.8 Central Western Region ..3 109:. 10 07.0 12.6 13.7 36.7 7 1 47.1 1.
91,}2 907225 62;479 1 5,011 5 7267 l029; 143 7055 62. 62. 54.9 53.3 1 :.2 1 :495 To.l. South ern Reg icn ... 5. 14.7 139.0 5.7 2 ,.3 56.1 30.3 50B 42222 10. S 39.B 1. 9 108
469.574 410.896 302.,16 2653,66 771,700 674,162 60.8 60.9 60.8 59.4 50.2 4 9.7 Total, Western District 29.3 27.7 116.3 113.8 10.3 10.4 32.7 27.4 446 36 22.4 23.1 15.6 145.2 1,667 1,674
1,018,649 985,892 6 .597 630,872 1,661,2116 1,616,764 61,5 61.0 59.14 58.8 50.0 9.9 United States.................. .... 33 33.2 110.0 109.7 14.7 14. 4 25.8 23.9 402 6 254 26.5 47.8 47. 1.819 1.
Ton-miles (mniloo.) Trafie density Coal consumption in road service /
Average number of road locomotives on line
Uroea NetNet ton-qniles per Average miles per train-hour, .'cluding Locomotive-miles
-Train-hour ,train-mile locomotive and per locomotive-day
District and region freight service tenders Gross ton-miles, min- Pounds of coal per
Isscludingloetomotivee and Excludinglocotivand v aaeluding locomotives Net ton-miles per Net loon of neal consumed nelu r lton-miloe,
nudi erloe tva tdudi gomtv d nd nonvenuo Serviceable Unserviceable and tenders, per mile mile of road perday Net to of coal n ed inlucomotives
endr teds of main tracks per day anf tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1931 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 19314 933 1934 1933 1934 1 933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

1.1, ,.="40: 1. 53764 699. 1 1 N. England Region 4 ... 57 114.6 1.5 22,230 22,7411 -0.6 6418,. 2.1 2,6143,02,119 11
1153 10, 0:2:M9 2,1 1,6Great Lakes Regiso .. 16.1 15.8 .1 .01.2 6912911.
129 i,5o11506 5, ,4131320 ,3 2:224 Central Eastern Region -- 950 13.3 13.3 .NN831:19 3.5 .9511,660O
26,3143 28,675 23,078 25,13 9,642 10,614 776,823 860,246 6,402 6,336 4,016 4,328 Total, Eastern District 853 860 1.6 14..4 29,709 29,222 42.8 46.0 10,957 11,856 5,513 6,033 1,503,419 1,58,608 114 116
Southern District: 209 21 1 82
5.2 6, 218,7 : ,06D0 106:0, 0 114,020 903 9g0 218 24 Pocahontas Region 1 1.................... 1,941 4.0 19.8<,1 49.598 49,6 44.1 24,929 26.6 8
38 ;752 3,9 1. 1,21 Southern Region 54 555 16.3 15.8 22,224 21,634 45.7 43.9 6,538 6,466 2,495 2,515 545.87150, 61 1 12 8E
14.332 14,722 12,628 13.011 5,716 6,029 437,270 452,128 3,655 3,920 1,582 1,645 Total, Southern District 831 971 15.7 15.3 28,879 28,778 46.3 144.0 9,329 9,5141 4,225 4,431 78,662 795,179 109 108log
Western District:
10664 9417 919 ,25 56 3,351 5,8116 310, 48 2,524 2,713 1,101 1,008 Northwestern Region 656 709 15. 15.2 26,265 I66,3 5.46 6.2 6,787 ,942 2,1 85 2,322 647a00 15,710 121 115
761 1 55497 :5 47 4:. 614 394,029 2,992 3139 1.302 1,314 Central Western Region 600 5 1 1. 29,2 7 2 2,972 1 909r ,607 Ill 113
945 .352 5976 5A47 4 8 99 229,7285 1776 1,873 620 58 Southwestern Region ..... 560 5 17 1. 7.8 5 3 1 2,261 2 7 85 ,905
33.340 29,395 26,g4 25,1486 10,527 9,1487 1,034,829 934,202 7,292 7,725 3,023 2.,960 Total, Western District 608 623 16.7 16.3 27,873 27, 81 60.7 51.6 7,609 6,643 2,623 2,345 1,943,518 1,663,222 116 113
74,045 72.792 64,550 63,635 25885 26,110 2,248.922 2,246.576 17,349 17.981 8,621 8,933 United Statesn .. -. -. 729 75 15.8 15.4 8,703 8.35 506 47.8 g,93 8,660 3,638 3,647 4,231,599 4.117,009 114 113
__ _f___ __ __- I__ __ __ __ __ _ __ _I_ _


SInclude Boton A tlbWan (legTor to Wr TYork entrel), for wlich operating statietios are reported separately.
Includes Big Four Lines (lsesor to el York Oatral), for whtoh operating etatttilos are reported separately.


Includes caboose mile
-] Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fool oil consumed.






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Road locomotive-miles (thousand' Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles (0usand) Cars owned
operated main tracks operated District and region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933


7,502 7,594 9,553 9,666 9,663 8,910 11,087 10,168 671 575 11,758 10,743 Eastern District: 1,25 1,063 76 109 39,24 27,55,650 64 65,74 79 52,883
New England Region a/ .........- 1,025 1,O63 76 109 36,63 3974 27,588 2.22) ,,
23,865 23 958 33,655 33,820 48,873 44,746 51,967 47,618 3,26 2,810 55,232 50,28 Great Lakes Region.. 385 4093 472 548 2608 271447 153731 140 379,339 412, 4 33, 02 375090
27,046 27,261 37,060 37,375 52,667 49,791 58,979 55,551 5,727 5,057 64,706 60,608 central Eastern RRegion /. 5537 5674 694 1,55 651 472798 125,854 570,505 590,199 530,682 547364
58,413 58,813 80,268 80,861 111,203 103,447 122,033 113,337 9,663 8,442 131,696 121,779 Total, Eastern District... 10,417 10,830 1,242 1,712 706,894 783,969 307,173 284,028 1,014,067 1,067,997 925,893 975,337
Southern District:
5,969 6,35 7,771 7,812 13,720 13,002 14,496 13,647 626 562 15,122 14,209 Pocahontas Region ...--. 1,151 1,310 310 436 85,417 92,789 16,410 14,54o 101,827 107,329 111,619 114,890
39,204 39,480 43,499 43,778 52,663 49,252 54,187 50,647 975 915 55,162 51,562 Southern Region.... 4,164 4,344 387 660 205,125 219,631 69,778 71,566 274,903 291,197 257,547 274,834
45,173 45,515 51,270 51,590 66,383 62,254 68,683 64,294 1,601 1,477 70,284 65,771 Total. Southern District. 5,315 5,654 697 1,096 290,542 312,420 86,188 86,106 376,730 398,526 369,166 389,724
Western District:
47,869 48,126 52,470 52,857 41950 37,866 43,885 39,513 1,695 1,519 45,580 41,032 Northwestern Region-... 3,657 3,765 580 934 233,180 250,.819 68,417 62,909 301,597 313,728 276,480 287,795
S 53,470 59,928 60,3 61,44 53,742 6460 56,344 3,371 2,719 67,831 59,063 Central Western Region,17 4,487 622 955 237,857 258,44 87,721 81,802 325,581 3O,250 308,268 322,492
33,406 33,996 34,323 35,664 33,001 36,184 33,444 541 6 86 36,725 33,930 Southwestern Region ......... 2,59 2,529 58 62 87,538 103,179 65,79 62,240 153,332 165,419 108,208 120,546
133,899 135,002 146,394 147,643 139,028 124,609 144,529 129,301 5,607 4,724 150,136 134,025 Total. Western District... 10,433 10,781 1,750 2,513 558,575 612,446 221,935 206,951 780,510 819,397 692,956 730,33
237,485 239,330 277,932 280,094 316,614 290,310 335,245 306,932 16,871 14,643 352,116 321,575 United States....... ..-------- 26,165 27,265 3,689 5,321 1,556,011 1,708,835 615,296 577,085 2,171,307 2,285,920 1,988,015 2,095,894


Car-miles (lowande)
Percent unserv- Percent all cars on Percent unuerv-Net ton-miles Net ton-miles per Car-Grss tonles per
iceble of total line of ar owned ieable of total Car-miles per car-day ar-dear-day loaded ear-mile train-mile s loctran-mide exclunder
LoadPercent eastbound of District and region locomotives lcansonlineplocomotivesandtenders
Loaded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded east t bound oftal


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
270,979 254,177 140,538 128,882 411,517 383,059 65.8 66.4 58.4 57.9 49.5 49.6 New England Region a/......... 42.0 42.0 123.1 123.6 14.8 14.7 2.5 21.5 08 270 1.9 19.0 43.6 44.0 1,536 1,522
1,559689 13 51 1,017,1 60.5 63.5 64.3 .1 .2 Great Lakes Region 8.1 41.3 110.6 110.0 15. 16.8 21. 2 7
1,2, 1,491,40 1,030, 99,766 2 261,6 6. 60. 62. 63.2 49.7 49.8 Central Eastern Region ... 0.2 37.5 107.5 107.8 15. 14.4 16.8 15.0 310 277 30 29 50.4 ,
3,192 16.8.15..375 10.-5 008 15. 164 2 13 310 277 30.5 99 50 5.062 053 2,025
3,412,674 3,182,238 2,188,579 2,030,427 5,601,253 5,212,665 60.9 61.0 62.7 63.3 49.9 49.9 Total, Eastern District... 39.6 39.4 109.5 109.5 15.4 15.3 20.2 17.9 331 286 26.9 26.2 51.4 51.4 1,988 1,966

551,463 516,031 426,724 40o1,269 978,187 917,300 56.4 56.3 45.0 44.6 50.0 49.9 Pocahonteas Region e.r 18.8 21.5 91.2 93.4 3. 3.9 35.2 31.3 86 783 44.1 44. 72.3 71.6 3,378 ,42
1,162,125 1,092,326 718,611 671,254 1,880,936 1,763,580 61.8 61.9 56.7 58.5 50o.1 50.3 Southern Region.----........-..... 32.9 9.9 106.7 106.0 26.4 22. 25.1 2.2 3278 317 23.4 23.1 36. 6.8 1.331 1,32
1,713,588 1,608,357 1,145,535 1,072,523 2,859,123 2,680,880 59.9 60.0 52.9 54.0 50.1 50.2 Total, Southern District 29.8 27.9 102.0 102.3 20.2 17.1 27.8 24.6 501 443 30.1 29.9 44.0 44.0 1,754 1,747

1NN6me ,r t4e1 ,,36 ,3iWes te rn D is t ric t :
1,102,896 64,113 669,603 78,6 1,772,99 1,542,758 62.2 62.5 570 58.4 50.0 50.1 northwestern Region--- 31.6 26.0 109.1 109.0 8.8 .0 215 18.0 320 274 23.9 24.4 43.2 41. 1,612 1,574
1,692,44 136349 1,062,347 886,52 2,75781 2322874 61.4 61 60.3 59.8 49.9 49.5 Central Western Region 30.8 30.2 105.6 105.5 13.8 133 31.0 2.03 327 212 21.1 45.8 44.1 1,676 1,619
860,968 772.941 555,782 494,809 1,416,750 1,267,750 60.8 61.0 54.5 55.7 50.4 50.6 Southwestern Region ....-- .. 261 25.1 141.7 137.2 6.2 9.3 33.8 28.1 151 381 21.9 22.3 40.7 39.3 1,484 1432
3,656,298 3,173,403 2,287,732 1,959,979 5,944,030 5,133,382 61.5 61.8 57.9 58.4 50.1 50.0 Total, Western District... 30.0 27.5 112.6 112.1 10.4 10.5 27.9 22.9 380 318 22.2 22.4 43.7 42.1 1,607 1,556
8,782,560 7,963,998 5,621,846 5,062,929 14,4o4,40o6 13,026,927 61.0 61.1 58.8 59.5 50.0 50.0 United States ...------------ ... 33.8 32.3 109.2 109.1 14.4 13.9 24.3 20.9 378 325 25.5 25.5 6.5 45.8 1,772 1,743

Ton-miles (millions) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service /
Go Average number of road locomotives on line Gross ton-miles per
Goso Net Net ton-mile per Ahourg trainer train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles Di t:
Strain-mile f trains i locomotives and per locomotive-day
Tra-hours District and region freight servi tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
eluding locomotives Net ton-miles per 'Net tons of coal rconsumedn 1,060 ud ton-miles
tenders tenders Revenue and nonevenue Serviceable Unserviceabledn miemile pernmls
1934 1933of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
17,321 15,800 14,845 13,559 5,406 4,827 665,382 606,59 594 616 41 44 New England Region /...........41.7 3 355 0 2,28 1,25785 915301 18 116
72,06 6 4 813 8899 862 46 63,831117 7o Region./ 68 56 .5 14.6 22, 1 2, 42,0 .0 5 ,987 2,69 2,38 1,05,7 118 116
2 0 101 9 98,112 88,955 024 34 0 3,013837 2,792, 2,85 2,402 1,4o 1,691 Great Lakes Region 778 761 16. 16. 32, 31, 52.5 .1 12,194 11,005 5,836 5,206 6,265,32 5,5 72 2 109
123,607 115,288 108,105 100,836 ,259 44,626 3,883911 3,658,051 3,313 3,549 2,224 2,125 Central Eastern Region Vb/ 916 896 13.6 13.6 27,.348 39.1I12,217 1, 6,536 25,996 8,255,94 7.54,205 134 131

2 5 1,89 3,06,12 1,715 3,5 36 Southern Region 52 1. 1. 2, 213 4 9.1 6625,996 5 2,9 6,2
252,968 232,697 221,062 203,350 91,689 83,502 7,563,130 7,057,12 9 6,292 6,567 4,125 4,263 Total, Eastern District 825 807 14.7 14.7 29,229 28,815 46.3 41.2 11,544 10,541 5,750 5,201 15,547,058 13.999,578 123 120

55 47992 6 350 43 450 24,6338 22, 90 9690476 920,964 935 1,029 216 281 Pocahontas Region.........-------- 1,774 1,765 14.2 14.1 47,810 47,17 48.1 9.7 24,153 22,04 14,935 13930 2, 552 2,139,977 90 1
:7 75,957 70,072 65,337 27,176 25,2o8 3,171,695 3,006,126 o,795I 3:046 1,369 1,298 Southern Region-..-.......-.-..-..- 516 512 16.6 16.4 22,093 :21,731 8.5 43.5 6:865 I6,155 2539 2,339 5.495,73I 5,09,73 135 139
132,770 123,949 116,422 108,787 51,514 48,158 4,141,171 3,927,090 3,730 4,075 1,585 1,579 Total, Southern District 776 774 16.0 15.9 28,113 27,702 48.4 42.6 9,486 8,801 4,177 3,876 7,796,225 7,234,720 117 117

77,886 68,724 67,635 59,599 26,362 23,504 2,707,063 2,463,942 2,500 2,787 1,157 978 sNorthwe stern Region......... 628 621 .4 24,98 24,18 56 5,437 2,017O 90584 4279 12
61,472 55,005 52,932 47,251 18,873 17,200 2,072,025 1,969,282 1,818 1,895 641 634 Southwestern Region-- .. 529 521 17.2 16.8 25,56 23:994 54.7 49.1 7768 5,, 26 7,075,076 6 091,426 118 120
120,039 101,641 102,908 86,997 35,824 30,367 3,426,309 3,068,621 2,965 3,132 1,332o1,3u58Cntrhwestern Region .58 565 17. 15 25,5,70 2,090 1,88 3,430,838 3,132,405 112 n14
259,397 225,370 223,475 193,847 81,059 71,071 8,205,397 7,501,845 7,303 7,814 3,130 2,967 Total. Western District 583 570 16.9 16.6 27,235 25,840 52.7 45.5 6,491 5,591 2,217 1,928 15,411,757 13,503,675 119 120
645,135 582,016 560,959 505,984 224,262 202,731 19,909,698 18,486,064 17,325 18,456 8,840 8,809 United States --.----.- 708 698 15.9 15.7 28,175 27,371 49.3 43.2 8,503 7,611 3459 3,103 38,755,.040 34,737,973 120 119


* xcoludes caboose miles.
SIncludes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
Includes Big Four LineA (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


c/ Includes caboose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 1934 AND 1933




INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 137 reports of pasenger service statistics (Form 08-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1934 AND 1 M


Sth. .m N.. N-210
Pge 3


Passenger-train car-miles thousands ) -Continued
Train-miles (thotupnd) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average mikes of ad Average mile of all
'operated main tracks operated Total passenger-train cars
District and region
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotive. Total With electric Serviceable Uneerviceable Total Stored
With tea loeomlocomotives Without loconoctives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
6,20 6,269 8,112 8,199 1,562 1,581 186 180 163 174 1,911 1,935 New England Region V/.... 9,903 1,624 1,642 1180 462 11,74 12,007 537 5 307 324 844 869 69 62
18 19 418 2682 27,989 4,186 4,247 148 149 511 530 4,845 4,92 Great Lakes Region----. 3 6,97 ,48 1,422 1,672 1,721 38 40,116 49 312 376 1,215 1,325 103 101
210 21,757 30,45 31,002 5,270 5,526 409 418 1,418 1,400 7,097 7,344 Central Eastern Region /.. 39,3 ,110,912 ,122 ,049 5,012 5,091 4 8 50,052 1, 1,3 526 563 1,937 2,056 220 26
116,153 47,444 65,546 67,190 11,018 11,354 743 747 2,092 2,104 13,853 14,205 Total, Eastern District.. 84.,874 87,788 7,091 7,113 7,164 7,274 99,132 102,175 2,851 2,987 1,145 1,263 3,996 4,250 392 o09
Southern District:
,44 ,707 7-242 2 4-. 79 Pocahontas Region ............ 4,804 14,534 89 69 4,893 4 ,603 204 213 24 37 228 250 34
315 3.2 4i20 4,1632 4,2 4,18'7 1 3;9 35 4,9 440 ,Southern Region ...........-...-.-- 29,080 28,605 2 2 1,186 1,136 30,268 29,743 1,116 1,262 531 556 1647 1,818 156
412,629 42,920 48,654 48,920 4,916 5,008 1 1 451 395 5.368 5,0o4 Total, Southern District. 33,884 33,139 2 2 1,275 1,205 35,161 34,3146 1.320 1,475 555 593 1,875 2,068 190 282
Western District:
42 632 42,844 46,621 47,079 3,260 3,201 53 53 681 716 3,99 3,970 Northwestern Region--............ 25,143 24,498 627 630 1,428 1,513 27,198 26,641 918 1,030 372 337 1,290 1,367 119 208
9293 49,77 56,241 56763 5,001 4,797 1,014 1,051 6,015 5,88 Central Western Region-- 5,149 42,597 1,867 2,063 47,016 44,660 988 1,102 10 489 1,398 1,591 136 216
31 0 31,86 32,472 32,798 2,289 2,257 109 404 2,698 2,661 Southwestern Region.... 1213 15,809 74 735 16,953 16,544 514 557 196 210 710 767 190 168
123,1165 124,497 135,334 136,640 10,550 10,255 53 53 2,104 2,171 12,707 12,479 Total, Western District. 86,505 82,904 627 630 4,035 4,311 91,167 87,845 2,420 2,689 978 1,036 3,398 3,725 395 592
212,247 21,81 2119,53 252,750 26,484 26,617 797 801 4,647 4,670 31,928 32,088 United States--------......................... 205.263 203,831 7,723 ,745 12,474 12,790 225,460 224,366 6,591 7,151 2,678 2,892 9,269 10,03 977 1,28

Road locomotive-miles (tAousanda) Pasenger-train car-miles houndsd) Paesenger-train ears per Locomotive-miles per locomotive-
train day Power and fuel consumption in read service
Total Passenger cars Pe a r Pereent unsery- Train-milme Locomotive-
_______train, ith iceable of total per mile of miles per
Pr* ~i i Al Tn h pe igh ---District and region rain ti tm lo omotives road per day train-mile
Principal and helper Light locomotive With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric Kilowatt-hour per
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotives tives locomotives C/ locomotives (kilowdours) electric omotive-


1934 1913 1934 1934 193114 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1953 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
1,76766 8 1, 1,72 201 200 4,364 4,421 464 443 4,828 4,864 New England Region / .... .5 2. 6.4 6.6 2.9 2.7 73 72 131 129 36.4 37.3 10.3 10.3 1.05 1.06 91,652 5746,616 29 29
4392 4 199 4 662 173 172 10, 10,822 1,570 1,629 12,045 12,41 Great Lakes Region.....----- 2.4 2. 8.6 8.7 3.3 3.2 126 117 191 183 25.7 28. 8.7 8.5 1.O6 1.O6 4,27,31 4 092,092 24
5,930 6,2 239 257 6,169 6520 470 46 15,703 16,156 ,752 4,817 20, 20,9 Central Eastern Region b/. 2.8 2 7.7 7.6 3. 6 106 106 73 174 2.1 27.4 1 11.3 1.09 1.10 1377 1,064,97 28 28
12102699527015,70 16187 0,115 27 71 0 1 71 717 3 1
12,086 12.520 509 534 12,595 13,054 844 834 30,542 31,399 6,786 6,889 37,328 38,288 Total, Eastern District.. 2.6 2.6 7.8 7.8 3.4 3.5 105 102 171 169 28.6 29.7 10.0 10.0 1.07 1.08 23,529,743 as,903,105 28 27
Southern District:
1,725 17 734 O72 1,768 1,686 87 70 1,855 1.756 Pocahontas Region ... 2. 5 2.3 6.8 6.3 1.7 1.6 107 99 145 142 10.7 14..7 .7 4.6 1.0 1.03 23,493 o30,811 14o 150
4, 4,334 74 76 4,319 4,410 2 1 10,855 10,497 1,092 1,075 11,97 11,572 Southern Region.... ... 2.6 2. 6.9 6.7 3.0 3.2 87 81 150 144 32.2 30.6 4.1 4.1 1.03 1.03 11,100 11,020 8 10
4,961 5,059 92 93 5,053 5,152 2 1 12,623 12,183 1,179 1,145 13,802 13,328 Total, Southern District. 2.6 2.4 6.9 6.6 2.8 3.1 90 83 1119 144 29.6 28.7 4.2 4.2 1.03 1.03 34,893 41,831 22 32
Western District:
3,412 3,376 71 3,90 3,447 56 58 7,547 7,865 77 78 8,318 8,653 Northwestern Region.. 2.3 2.4 7.8 7.7 2.1 2.1 90 84 146 1110 28.9 24.7 3.1 3.1 1.051.06 2,279,110 2,146,994 41 37
151 489 1 160 5,3217 5 7 115 10 99 1,269 1,352 12,863 12,346 Central Western Region........ 2.3 2.3 9.0 8.9 1.8 2.0 127 106 208 190 29.3 30.7 4.1 3.9 1.07 1.05 -
0 2 26 25 ,328 2:296 5,3 5,204 5 458 5796 5,668 Southwestern Region----- 2.3 2.3 7.1 7.0 1.8 1.8 109 100 207 197 27.5 27.3 2.9 2.8 1.02 1.02 -
_ ,_0_ _6_2_ 2,3_2- 5_34, 5_20_5I5,796_ 5,66
10,865 10,544 280 256 11,145 10,800 56 58 24,485 24,063 2,492 2,598 26,977 26,661 Total, Western District. 2.3 2.3 8.2 8.1 1.9 2.0 109 97 184 172 28.8 27.8 3.4 3.3 1.05 1.05 2,279,110 2,1116,994 41 37
27,912 28,123 881 883 28,793 29,006 902 893 67,650 67,645 10,457 10,632 78,107 78,277 United States....................--..... 2.5 2.5 7.8 7.7 2.7 2.7 10411 96 171 165 28.9 28.8 5.0 5.0 1.06 1.06 25,843.746 25,091,930 29 2

Pasmenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service-Continued

Other pamenger-train cars District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal per
Total leeping, parlor, and Total dining cars d/ Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by Pounds of passenger-train
observation / motor cars (kilowart-hours) motor-train motor cars (gallons) motor-train steam locomotives e/ per steam car-mile, with steam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19311 1933 193 1933 1931 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1931 1933 1931 1933
Eastern District:
2 6 2 842 292 3 799 3,991 16 18 3815 4,009 New England Region /...... 1,3 291,996 4.1 4.3 64,868 71,151 0.44 0. 70 72,093 86 86 14.5 14.6
9 125102 1 1 6 3-78 13,905 101 90 13979 13,995 Great Lakes Region ....- 623,95 6,633,925 .9 5.2 22,,5 2.57 4 236,16 106 105 13.1 12.8
1 15,312 2, 219 771 11,381 227 237 11,99 11,618 Ceatral Eastern Region b/. 23,386,06 23,22,297 5.1 5.0 191,6200,599 .47 304,73 328,958 107 109 15.5 16.1
28,195 30,256 3.817 4,009 29,448 29,277 344 345 29,792 29,622 Total, Eastern District 31,006,803 31,168,218 5.0 5.0 508,091 542,007 .53 .54 609,606 637,567 lo4 104 14.4 14.5
Southern District:
S1,33 1,29 191 172 1.507 1 380 1 150 Pocahontas Region. .---- 41,247 31,96 .7 .6 39,035 37,726 106 102 16.2 16.6
6,995 7,533 1,209 1,197 10 9,380 95 10,117 9Southern Region ...-.-... .- 4,069,753 4,40O3,492 5.2 5.2 149,012 113,729 .39 .40 223,51 220201 lo 100 15.4 15.

8,334 8,828 1,400 1,369 11,529 10,760 96 61 11,625 10,021 Total. Southern District. 4,069,753 4,403,492 5.2 5.2 190,259 145,717 .41 .41 262,561 257,927 104 I 10 15.5 15.6
Western District:
ee3 7,907 7 627 8,8 12 8,602 59 65 9,o 4 9,251 Northwestern Region 56.,069 571,295 .39 189,352 7,468 110 106 15.1 14.7
3 680 2,493 3 12,597 572 666 13,960 13,263 Central Western Region 2,215,893 2,348,913 6.8 6.6 726006 7416, .47 298,966 276,355 112 109 13.2 13.0
1J16 681 821 5,113 5,3571 2 271 5,802 5,615 Southwestern Region .,-- .. 51.696 50,656 3.0 3.0 269,182 255,587 .37 .36 105,861 100,126 91 87 13.1 127

30,740 28,881 4,248 4,141 27,744 26,570 1,458 1,592 29,202 28,162 Total, Western District- 2,267,589 2,399,769 6.6 6.5 1,559,257 1,576,296 .43 .40 594,179 555,949 107 104 13.7 13.4
67,269 67,965 9,465 9,519 68,721 66,607 1,898 1,998 70,619 68,605 United States.-..-- ....-. 37,344,145 37,971,479 5.1 5.1 2,257,607 2,264.,o020 .45 .43 1,466,366 1,51,443 105 103 14.3 14.2
ft lcine ostmia a -im I.-y to K.esYuo rk w Cui.stra, ou wof o perating --+I. s r. o0Urr.eu epraiay A Thi. -.i- of .1-i sepo-unruuul..nd-n i l..ins ais s iiis winus,;iusntaaisi.-igae.


S/ Includes BOSton & Atlbany (lessor t o w N urK Cntral), fo rwich operaing statistiAus a rereported separately.
b/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
2/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


-
/ 1 The number of sleep
g/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.




"g* 4


Train-mailw (MaIAhn&e) Pasnsrtrih Average number of ead loootive ona line
Average miles of seed Averagep a of all
operated main tracs operated Total padeenge-tain am
With tm locomotives With eletri loomotiv Withoutoom iTotWith steam ocomotivs Without lo motive Toal ervi le vieble Total Stoed
With steam loWomotivith e Ioctootiv" Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 194 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 194 1933

Eastern Distriot:
,23 6,5. 1 8,391 14,196 14,172 1,35 1.6,3 16. 1.16 1.x 17.g17 iist d Roeilon a/ ....... 4.65 419 1.196 10, 570
1883 9. O r a92 31. 6 4,7l6 .4 4,8 4 8 Great Lakes Region. 303 $1,7S1 11,41 15.864 16 331 3301.1 9 3 17 a1,
2179 6.68 313 13,001 1 64,54 5 CetralEastern Region /. 34 37, 2 5, ;51 46 1, 0 21 3
46,570 47,943 65,799 67,809 99,054 99,602 6,808 6,008 19,216 19,446 125.078 125,056 Total. Eastern District. 733.238 734.732 62.827 53.900 67,180 66,196 8563,245 85428R 2,757 3,095 1.193 1,276 4.068 4.371 377 54
Southern Distriot:
s: :55 7:50 7.322 6,609 6,7,6 759 4,15 Pahontas .Region ................... 2 205 219 29 3 26
4A 37.558 111,9 41,757 40,125 39. : 3,W4% 3.124 3 .99, Southern Region............. 2855193 269:7 17 14 9,64 9,I23 29,57; 275Z33: 1,175 1,29 57 1 1,752 1 7 12 2
42,728 43,114 48.743 19,100 16,737 46,142 8 8 3,929 3,687 50,674 50,177 Total, Southern District 329,473 310,867 17 14 10.419 9.5559 39,909 320,736 1,30 1.50 576 594 1,956 2,102 1 293
Western District:12
112,666 12.966 2 7,207 29 2,99 472 485 697 6.346 3.92 Northwestern Region.............. 210,678 19144 5224 5,017 1,119 1,577 229051 26,9 95 1071 1 1412 4
4 6 50033 56. 570 43 4 43,1 9,1 9, 3.035 .937 Central Western Region...... 375,2 4. 622 : 1:IMl,029 1141 5 0 8 1646 171
31 31,94 67 2 1 9 3.750 3.73 2191 4635 Southwestern Region........... 14,939 ,69 6 1564 37 579 776 157
123.564 124,933 135.521 137,092 93.,672 93,028 472 485 19,728 20,041 113,872 113.554 Total, Western District. 731,815 693,998 5,224 5.017 37,830 8,815 774,899 737.830 2,511 2,791 1.043 1,043 3.554 3.834 476 66
212,662 215,990 250,063 254,001 239,463 239,112 7,288 6,501 42,873 43,174 289.624 288,787 United States................. 1,794,556 1,739.597 68,06o 5,931 115,129 114,866 1978,053 1,913.394 6,766 7.394 2.82 2.913 9.578 10.307 1.04111 1.507

Roadoe dotivmile a ( e) ~Pasge-train car-jmiles (thousands) Pasenger-train cars per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
Total Passenger cars Pssnger Percent unsery- Train-miles Locomotive-
rs per iceable of total per mile of miles per
Principal nd helper Light Di.trict and region t ith l- thout All loomo- Serviceable locomotives road per day train-mile consumed byeleric
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotive tive locomotives c / locomotives (iounl*iShor) tl

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19341933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
16,005 15,94 671 667 16,676 16615 1, 1,58 39,21 3,5 5 ,5 3,51 4220 New England Region / 2.5 2.4 6.2 6.2 3.0 2.5 72 69 128 125 37.2 5.2 10.2 9.9 1.05 1.05 .1 55 51.113,542 30 29
551 38.527 1,676 1,564 227 10,091 1, 1 0 85,44 87,052 14,9 1 100,829 102549 Great Lakes Region 2.2 2. 8.2 .4 .4 119 107 1 177 27.1 30.4 .3 .1 1.05 1.05 ,472,210 36,33088 24 26
53,913 53,323 2,10 2076 56,043 55,99 4, 3,46 129,983 127,261 4,60 42,960 174,343 170,221 Central Eastern Region h 2.5 2.5 7.4 7.2 .6 3.6 104 96 16 165 27.3 26.0 11.1 10. 8 1. 1. 125,20,727 1,91,87 29 30
108,469 107,798 4,477 4,307 112,946 112,105 7.621 6,674 255,04o 252,848 63,650 62,442 318,690 315,290 Total, Eastern District 2.4 2.4 7.5 7.5 3.5 3.4 102 94 166 161 29.- 29.2 9.9 9.6 1.07 1.06 213,898,592 192,878,502 28 29
Southern District:
6,687 6,776 174 164 6,861 6,9110 1 1 15,076 14,652 745 716 15,821 15,368 Pocahontas Region...2. 2.2 6.7 6.2 1.7 1.6 107 100 148 144 12.3 13.9 4.7 4.7 1.04 1.03 108,145 100,217 142 151
110,775 40,271 698 715 41,473 110,956 8 8 88,6116 84,097 8,953 8,577 97,599 92,674 Southern Region 2.2 2.1 7.1 6.8 2.8 2.8 88 81 149 145 31.8 30.2 4.5 4.2 1.03 1.03 85,505 70,1190 11 9
47,462 47,047 572 579 48,334 47,926 9 9 103,722 98,749 9,695 9,293 113,420 108,042 e Total, Southern District 2.2 2.1 7.0 6.7 2.7 2.7 91 4 1119 145 29.5 28.3 4.3 4.3 1.03 1.03 193,650 170,707 22 20
Western District:
30,512 0 65 561 1,17 30,644 499 509 60,515 57,027 6,982 7,045 67,497 64,072 Northwestern Region 2.0 1.9 7.2 6.9 2.1 2.1 5 0 142 17 28. 24.1 .1 .1 1.04 104 18,490,80 17,874,990 37
44,01 ,804 1,35 1,257 45,694 45,061 89,720 ,957 12,017 12,01 101,737 963558 Central Western Region .... 2.1 1.9 8.6 8.2 1.9 1.9 113 100 197 185 30.9 0.7 3.9 39 1.5 1.04 414 7- 4,1 -
20,868 2,027 2 228 21,100 21,255 5,76 4,121 4,4 49,857 ,514 Southwestern Region .. 2.2 2.1 7.0 6.7 1. 1. 10 100 20 190 27.2 25.4 2. 2. 1.02 1.02 -
2 21 2552 18 10 20 10 070 -,00.,n ...6 ... .
95,681 94,914 2,260 2,046 97,941 96,960 499 509 195,971 185,064 23,120 23,880 219,091 208,91144 Total. Western District 2.1 2.0 7. 7.5 1.9 1.9 101 93 176 167 29.3 27.2 3.4 3.3 1.04 1.04 158,490.6 17,74,990 27 35
251,622 2119,759 7,609 7,232 259,221 256,991 8,129 7,192 554,733 536,661 96,168 95,615 651.201 632,276 United States ......................... 2.2 2.2 7.5 7.3 2.7 2.7 99 91 166 160 29.4 28. 50 4.9 1.05 1.05 22,55,0 210,924,199 29 29

Pasenger-tran car-miles (thousands)-Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service--Continued

Other pamsenger-train ears
Totalleeping, parlor, and Total District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pounds of coal per
observation aTotaldiningrrs Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by er ste p nger-tra
obrvaton cars /motor ears (kiatt-hours) motor-train motor arso gallonss) motor-trainm stea locomotives / locomotive-le ar-mile,oomoth steam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotivesTt

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
22,008 21,466 2,901 2,4140 34,610 35,720 159 175 34,769 35,895 New England Region /......... 14,958,895 12,957,96 4.9 4.9 626,531 668,367 0.45 0.44 678,418 659,129 91 89 16.0 15.6
92,441 92,999 11,705 11,176 124786 128,820 872 1,003 125,658 129,82 Great Lakes Region.... 77,691,097 7,668,276 6. 6.1 2,277,698 2,615,017 .64 .61 2,19,622 2,4,326 110 108 14.1 1.5
126,710 122,050 17,457 16,997 105,726 104,513 2,150 2,179 110,576 106,692 Central Eastern Region b/ 26,200,282 216,013,817 5.7 5.2 1,807,815 1,89,645 .48 .46 2,878,215 2,863,2 8 111 110 16.7 16.8
241,159 236,515 32,093 30,613 268,122 269,053 3,181 3,357 271,303 272,410 Total, Eastern District 338,850,274 302,640,061 5.8 5.4 4,712,044 5,173,029 .54 .52 5,696,255 5,606,703 108 106 15.5 15.3
Southern District:
1,229 12116 1,7 1712 14,25 1,190 10 16 14,245 13,206 Pocahontas Region .....- 342,700 326,129 .5 .45 378,101 367,920 110 106 17.1 17.7
1574 77347 12,150 1190 102,8o 96,278 711 545 103,551 96,823 Southern Region ......... 34,365,013 33,440,190 5.3 5.3 1,199,225 1,091,238 .11 .39 2,220,65 2,112,008 107 103 15.6 15.7
94,803 89,463 13,890 13,202 117,075 109,468 721 561 117,796 110,029 Total, Southern District 34,365,013 33,440,190 5-3 5.3 1,541,925 1,417,367 .41 .40 2,598,786 2,479,928 108 104 15.8 16.0
Western District:
67,724 61,792 7,864 6,511 80, 72 78, 41 5,594 5,922 85,966 84,26 Northwestern Region -, 7 -7 6,994,3 5,236,697 .41 9 ,65,226 1,605,216 110 107 16.0 162.
2477i6,994 37.0 7.17n5,195,5367 36 9o131 2 199 13.64 .
701 39,703 6 51,601 50,237 2,574 2,250 54,175 52 7 Soutwstern Region 97, 96,5 10 135
252,695 234,678 36,562 34,134 252,677 246,082 13,874 13,992 266,551 260,074 Total, Western District 22,029,255 23,524,657 6.8 6.9 14,594,475 14,445,095 .43 .41 5,213,513 5,011,097 107 104 14.2 14.4
588,657 560,656 82,545 77,949 637,874 624,603 17,776 17,910 655,650 642,513 United States ........ ..... 395.244.542 359604,90 5.8 5.5 20,84,44 21,035.491 .45 .4 13,508,624 13.97,728 10 105 15.1 15.1
-- --- --u--o---s- s-ssnU oS GOVEorMrr o a ar e aINTINGaOFFICE : 1934


a/ Includes Boston & ADlbany (lessor to New York Central), for wnicn operating statistics are repored separately.
t/ Includes Bige Four Lines (lessor to Now York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
2/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


d_/ The number of sleeping-car and dining-car miles in trains without locomotives is negligible.
e/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1)? report of tpawea gr erve tatK t (orm O-B ) r-preeai 1m44 Mllway
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 1M4 AND IOU


068-9 U.SGOEN ETPITN OFIE:1


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


S3 34 3 1262 08855 3473


Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-216
OCTOBER, 1934


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1934 AND 1933


Road locomotive-miles (oumnds) Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight care on line
Average mil of road Average miles of all Train-miles (thousands) Cars owned
operated min tracks operated Distictwnd region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 I 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

7,490 7,531 9,1 9,5P4 1,070 1,067 1,212 1,217 71 69 1,283 1,2g6 s ew England :Region a/ I- 01,0358 1,061 109 a1 35,798 37,133 26,919 27,763 62,717 64,896 51,586 52,710
23,821 23,925 33.605 53,74o 5,324 5,429 5655 5,775 47 50 6 002 6,125 Groat Lakes Region 3........... 3,57 4,021 553 55 222,710 24444 444 15,9 367,054 399,42 335,417 9 9
27,032 27,161 37,193 37,254 5,735 6,120 6,403 6,811 27 630 7:030 7,441 Central Eastern Region b/. 5,523 5,579 19 66 432,836 64,630 125,:49 129,061 55,685 593,691 524,172 57,967
58,343 58,617 80,329 80,588 12,129 12,616 13,270 13,803 1,045 1,o49 14,315 14,852 Total, Eastern District. 10,418 10,661 1,481 1,201 691,344 746,206 297,112 311,805 988,456 1,058,011 914,175 950,256
Southern District:
5,961 5,950 7,772 7.771 1,563 1,564 1,636 1,641 72 69 1,708 1,710 Pocahontas Region 10. .. 10 1,293 262 323 87,939 87,506 17,392 16,54 105,331 104,3 113,440 114,207
39,112 39,345 43,47 4,62 5,737 5,655 5,892 5,824 107 106 5,999 5,930 Southern Region ......... 4;l. 4,273 3558 559 197,608 208,671 67,827 71,002 265,%35 279,673 249,766 26,391
45,073 45,325 51,179 51,413 7,300 7,219 7,528 7,465 179 175 7,707 7,640 Total, Southern District. 5,219 5,566 620 882 285,547 296,177 85,219 87,850 370,766 384,027 363,206 382,598
Western District
47,879 45,030 52,404 52,755 5,411 5,003 5,616 5,245 215 205 5,861 5,450 Northwestern Region .............. 3,622 3,710 424 572 223,613 241,280 80,959 71,001 304,572 312,281 267,603 24,013
36 9,31 6,3 66 ,610 ,11 48 4 068 ,6 central Western Region 4,310 469 420 596 227,329 245,815 98,824 92,794 326,15 336,609 300,123
2. 3,29 3,80 34,212 4,139 ,972 4,190 4,02 4 60 254 484 Southwestern Region.............. 2,395 2,519 437 536 80,350 92,260 69,761 67,227 150,111 159,487 103,768 113
133,708 134,691 146,115 147,315 17,730 16,641 18,446 17,384 737 713 19,183 18,097 Total, Western District 10,327 10,698 1,301 1,704 531,292 579,355 249,544 231,022 780,836 810,377 671,494 716,765
237,124 2358,633 277,623 279,316 37,159 36,476 39,244 38,652 1,961 1,937 41,205 40,59 United States............................... 25,964 26,925 3,402 3,787 1,508,183 1,621,738 631,875 630,677 2,14o,o58 2,252,415 1,948,875 2,049,619


Car-miles (thousands)
Percent im- Prcent all co Percent unsrc- Net ton-miles Net ton-miles per Car-miles per tra tomile ec
ieeable of total line of cars owned able of totol Car-miles per r-day per car-day loaded car-mile train-mile g/ 'and tenders
Loaded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eastbound of District and regionlocomotives car on line locomotives and ten


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
30,927 31,331 15, 03 16,030 46,630 47,361 66.3 66.2 56.2 56.1 50.0 49.9 New England Region a/ ...... 42.9 43.2 121.6 123.1 15.5 15.4 24.o 23.5 318 298 20.0 19.2 44.5 45.4 1,573 1,564
169,841 171,823 108,6 113,865 278,267 285,688 61.0 60.1 63.7 63.8 50.9 0.2 Great Lakes Region...... 37.9 10.3 108.5 111.1 17.2 15.5 24.5 23.1 369 334 24.7 2.1 53.3 6 2013 1,980
175,170 182,555 112,170 120,531 287,30 303,086 61.0 60.2 62.9 62.9 50.2 9.9 Central Eastern Region b_/ 39.5 40.1 106.6 11.4 15.5 15.4 16.6 16.5 307 300 30.3 30.2 51.1 50.5 2,68 2,028
375,938 385,709 236,299 250,426 612,237 636,135 61.4 60.6 62.7 62.8 50.5 50.0 Total, Eastern District 39.2 o0.5 108.1 111.3 16.1 15.4 20.0 19.4 330 313 26.9 26.6 51.5 51.4 2,000 1,968

63,290 63,873 51,544 52,5 114,834 116,328 55.1 54.9 44.1 43.8 51.0 50.9 PocahontasRegion............ 19.4 25.6 92.9 9.4 .6 4. 35.2 36 864 94 446 45.3 74.5 75.4 3, 3507
127,331 125,453 76,169 78,77 203,500 204,2oo00 62.6 61.4 55.4 56.1 50.0 49.5 Southern Region ............. 33.0 30.9 106.3 104.2 26.8 24.8 24.7 3.6 373 351 24.1 24.2 6.4 7.1 1, 1357
190,621 189,326 127,713 131,202 318,334 320,528 59.9 59.1 51.7 52.0 50.3 50.0 Total, Southern District 30.2 29.7 102.1 100.4 20.2 19.2 27.7 26.9 513 499 30.9 31.3 44.6 45.4 1,793 1,823

145,141 1362 92,871 85,813 238,012 219,436 61. 60. 59.1 61.2 50.5 50.6 Northwestern Region. 30.8 28.7 113.8 110.0 8.9 8.3 25.2 22.7 64 345 23.7 25.0 45.0 44.9 1,665 1,692
223,522 217,353 147,20 142559 370,802 359,912 60.3 60.4 62.7 64.5 50.1 51.0 Central Westestern Region ......... 29.9 29.0 107 106.2 13. 14.1 6.7 4.3 2 444 21.4 21.5 4 47.9 1, 1
99,648 94,993 64,992 61,405 164,640 156,398 60.5 60.7 53-1 52.5 50.0 50.3 Southwestern Region......... 26.8 26.0 144.7 14o0.0 5.9 7.4 35.4 31.6 47 449 22.8 23.4 00.7 403 1,487 1, 5
468,311 445,969 305,143 289,777 773,454 735,746 60.5 60.6 59.5 60.9 50.2 50.7 Total, Western District 29.5 28.2 116.3 113.1 10.3 10.6 32.0 29.3 433 407 22.4 22.9 44.6 45.2 1,634 1,672
1,034,870 1,021,oo004 669,155 671,405 1,704,025 1,692,409 60.7 60.3 59.2 60.0 50.3 50.3 United States ....................... 33.5 33.4 109.8 109.9 14.7 14.3 25.7 24.2 399 378 '25.6 25.9 46.8 47.4 1,785 1,804

Ton-miles millione)
______________ Average number of road locomotives on line Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Gross Net Average mlesper Gross ton-miles per
TraGroin-ou Net ton-miles per Averag miles per tin-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
train-mile hour,train in locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region freight service tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
Includingloomotivesand Excluding motives and revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable Unrvicble lauding locomotives Net ton-mile per Net tons of coal consumed omton-
tenderstendernevand tenders, per mile mile of road per da including loomoi
of main tracks per day and tenders
1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District: _96609 ,524 2, 2, .10:7
1,953 1,940 1,684 1,669 617 601 73,235 72,275 59 602 445 459 NewEngland Region a/ 577 563 14.6 14.8 22,990 23,096 39.8 9.1 6, 6,52 2,659 2,572 ,721 109867 113 113
12,255 12,300 10,719 10,752 4195 4,14o0 3256 ,93 2. 2,4102 1,46 1,619 Great Lakes Region........ 788 763 16.0 15.9 32,231 31,535 .2 49.1 11,764 11,759 5,680 5,583 672,916 689,271 110 112
13.552 14,223 11,860 12,408 5,315 5,513 430,849 452,631 3,342 3,342 2,181 2,237 Central Eastern Region b/.. 927 901 13.3 13.5 27,527 27,413 41.1 43.0 11,754 12,316 6,343 6,548 879,373 947,589 130 133
27,760 28,463 24,263 24,829 10,127 10,254 836,650 865,849 6,329 6,346 4,o09 4,315 Total, Eastern District_ 835 813 14.5 14.6 29,000 28,476 44.3 44.9 11,148 11,393 5,599 5,643 1,663,010 1,746,727 120 123
Southern District:
5,963 6,024 5,398 5,44 2,823 2,893 113,266 112,54 890 962 215 331 Pocahontas Region 1,806 1,850 13.8 13.9 47,657 48,726 49.9 42.7 24.750 25,007 15.275 15604 264,905 265,519 59
8,927 8,895 7,69 7,673 3,o068 3,042 353,364 354,062 2,755 2,952 1,359 1,321 Southern Region................... 535 538 16.2 16.0 21.759 21,670 47.0 44.8 6,634 6,575 2,531 2,49 594,653 600,158 133 135
14,890 14,919 13,087 13,157 5,891 5,935 466,630 466,610 3,645 3,914 1,574 1,652 Total, Southern District. 807 822 15.6 15.5 28,045 28,196 47.6 44.3 9,385 9,361 4,216 4,224 859,558 865,977 115 116
Western District:
10,32 9,704 9,009 a,46 ,435 3,342 57,944 330,827 2,507 2,644 1,115 1,066 Northwestern Region ........ 635 668 15.1 15.1 25,170 25,02 52.2 47.4 6,561 5,943 2,315 2,2145 652,402 O,377 126
16,08 15,608 13,799 13,464 4 ,777 ,664 2,95 409 3,023 3,173 1,287 1 296 Central Western Region.. 5 608 17.7 17.1 2,810 30,027 67.9 61. 8,671 8,33 2,915 2,19 953,154 917,761 119 118
7,154 6,838 6,153 5,899 2,267 2,219 248,751 243,141 1,753 1,863 642 656 Southwestern Region 548 559 16.6 16.3 24,735 24,261 57.3 52.3 6,812 6,48 2,218 2,150 403,48 390,243 113 114
33,563 32,150 28,961 27,826 10,479 10,225 1,069,590 1,022,377 7,283 7,690 3,044 3,018 Total, Western District 591 614 16.6 16.3 27,077 27,217 59.9 54.6 7,410 7,040 2,528 2,449 2,009,044 1,916,381 120 119
76,213 75.532 66,311 65,812 26,497 26,414 2,372,870 2,354,836 17,257 17,940o 8,707 8,985 United States. ..................... 713 724 15.7 15.5 27,945 27,948 51.2 48.6 8.855 8,723 3,605 3,571 4,531,612 4,529,085 119 120


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


_/ Includes caboose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


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Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line

Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles (thousads) Cars owned
operated main tracks operated District and region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,501 7,588 9,5 9,659 10,734 9,977 12,299 11,386 742 644 13, 12,030 New England Region a/... 1,026 1,062 80 106 36,5 3,471 27,545 5,861 64,099 65,332 ,124 52,66

58,406 55,789 80,274 80,834 123,333 116,063 135,303 127,140 10,708 9,491 146,011 136,631 Total, Eastern District 10,417 10,813 1,267 1,660 705,059 780,240 306,347 286,470 1,011,406 1066,710 924,283 972,816
Southern District:
5,969 6,029 7,772 7,808 15,283 14,566 16,133 15,288 697 631 16,830 15,919 Pocahontas Region....--...... 1,147 1,309 305 424 5,671 92,264 16,513 14,772 102,1 107,036 111,01 114,822
39:194 39,468 43:490 43,765 58,4oo 54,907 60,078 56,471 1,083 1,020 61,161 57,491 Southern Region 4,158 4,337 384 644 204,341 218,438 69,579 71,512 273,920 289,950 256,807 274,15
45,163 45,497 51,262 51,573 73,683 69,473 76,211 71,759 1,780 1,651 77,991 73,410 Total, Southern District. 5,305 5,646 689 1,072 290,012 310,702 86,092 86,284 376,104 396,986 368,608 389,007
Western District:
47,870 48,116 52,463 52,846 47,361 42,869 419,530 44,759 1,911 1,724 1,441 46,483 Northwestern Region ..- 3,654 3,760 566 897 232,295 249,878 69,553 63,678 301,848 313.556 275.597 287,419
52,941 53:460 59,918 60 452 69,593 61,0 73,071 6458 3828 3,167 76,899 67,625 Central Western Region....... 4,317 4,484 602 919 236841 257,203 8,888 82,910 325,729 30,113 307,448 322,122
33,068 33:395 33,984 34:312 39,803 36973 40374 37,468 605 547 979 38,015 Southwestern Region --- 2,453 2,528 537 615 86,835 102,1oo00 66,166 62,749 153,001 164,849 107,760 119,877
133,879 134,971 146,365 147,610 156,757 141,250 162,975 146,685 6,344 5,438 169,319 152,123 Total, Western District 10,424 10,772 1,705 2,431 555,971 609,181 224,607 209,337 780,578 818,518 690,805 729,418
237.448 239,257 277,901 280,017 353,773 326,786 374,489 345,584 18,832 16,580 393,321 362,164 United States ...........-.. 26,146 27,231 3,661 5,163 1,551,042 1,700,123 617,046 582,091 2,168,088 2,282,214 1,983,696 2,091,2'1


Car-mile (thousands)
ieable of total Prceet eo f Car-milespercar-da Net ton-miles Net ton-miles per Cart-miles per tro n-mile se
line of ears owned iele of total Car-islesp per pee ear-day loaded car-e train-mile C/ traln-mile, andter

Loaded Empty Total* Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eastbound of District nd region


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1 1933 1934 1933 1 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
301,906 25,50 15,241 144912 45,147 30,420 65.9 66.3 5.2 57.7 49.5 49.6 New England Region A/..-- 42.1 142.1 123.0 123.6 14.9 14.8 23.5 21.7 309 273 1. 19.0 43.7 44.1 1,540 1,526
1,729,530 1,60 74 1,125,625 1,045,644 2,855,155 2,654:118 60.6 60.6 63.5 64.2 50.2 50.2 Great Lakes Region 38.1 4.2 110. 110.0 15.6 16.6 24. 21.2 367 306 24.4 23.7 53.7 53. 2,00 1,987
1,757,176 1,673,965 1,143,012 1,090,297 2,900,188 276,262 60.6 60.6 627 63.2 49.8 49.8 Central Eastern Region b/ 40.1 37.7 107.4 108.1 15.3 14.5 16.8 15.4 310 279 30.5 30.0 50.7 50.4 2054 2,025
3,788,612 3,567,947 2,424,878 2,280,853 6,213,490 5,848,800 61.0 61.0 62.7 63.2 49.9 50.0 Total, Eastern District 39.6 39.5 109.4 109.7 15.4 15.3 20.2 18.0 331 289 26.9 26.3 51.4 51.4 1,989 1,966
Southern District:
614,753 579,904 478,268 453724 1,093,021 1,033 628 56.2 56.1 44.9 44.5 50.1 50.0 Pocahontas Region.....----- 18.9 21.9 91.4 93.2 3.5 3.9 35.2 31.8 874 794 44.2 44.6 72.5 72.0 3,386 3.360
1,289,456 1,217779 794,980 750,001 206,4,436 1,967,750 61.9 61.9 56.6 58.2 50.1 50.2 Southern Region------ 32.9 30.0 106.7 105.7 26.4 22.3 25.0 22.3 363 320 23.5 23.2 36.7 36.8 1,332 1,330
1,904,209 1,797,683 1,273,248 1,203.725 3,177,457 3,oo001,408 59.9 59.9 52.8 53.8 50.1 50.2 Total, Southern District 29.9 28.1 102.0 102.1 20.2 17.3 27,8 24.9 502 4145 30.1 30.1 44.1 44.2 1,758 1,755
Western District:
1,248,037 1,097,736 762,174 664,458 2,010,511 1,762,194 62.1 62.3 57.2 58.7 50.1 50.2 Northwestern Region. .. 31.6 26.3 109.5 109.1 8.8 8.1 21.9 18.5 325 282 23.9 24.5 43.4 42.1 1,618 1,5
1, 915,956 1653, 702 1,209,627 1,029,084 3125, 53 2, 682 786 61.3 61.6 60.6 60.4 49.9 49.7 Central Western Region.. 30.7 30.1 105.9 105.6 13.8 134 31.6 25.9 410 339 21.2 21.2 459 44.6 1,677 1,636
960,66 867,934 620,774 556,214 1,581,396 1,te 60.7 60.9 54.:4 55:4 50.:4 50.6 Southwestern Region.------ 26.1 25.2 142.0 137.5 6.2 9.1 34.0 28.4 455 387 22.0 22.4 40.7 39.4 1,48 1,438
4,124,609 3,619,372 2,592,875 2,249,756 6,717,484 5,869,128 61.4 61.7 58.1 58.7 50.1 50.1 Total, Western District 30.0 27.6 113.0 112.2 10.4 10.5 28.3 23.6 386 327 22.2 22.5 43.8 42.5 1,610 1,'569
9,817,430 8,985,002 6,291,001 5,734,334 16,108,431 14,719,336 60.9 61.0 58.9 59.5 50.0 50.0 United States..---------.................. 33.8 32.4 109.3 109.1 14.4 14.0 24.4 1.2 380 330 25.5 25.5 46.5 116.0 1,773 1,750

Ton-ale (.se Traffic density Coal consumption in road service /
Average number of road locomotives on line Gr ton-mles ic density Coal consumption in road service/
SNt rGross ton-mites per
Grose Net Net ton-miles per Average miles per train-hour, excluding ocomotive-miles
Tra-hours train-mile ho, trais locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region freight service tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
Including locomotives and Excluding leomotives and Revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable Unserviceable aludingrs locomotives Net -milespera y Net tons of coal consumed 1,000 po ton-mil
tenders and tender, per mile mile of road pee day including locomotv
of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1953 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
19,274 17,740 16,529 15,228 6,O23 5,427 738 617 678,804 94 615 432 447 New England Region a/ .... 561 511 14.5 14.7 22,378 22,434 41.8 37.3 6,638 6,042 2,641 2,353 1,136,506 1,025,100 118 116
124,295 113908 10830 99,707 42218 3,190 ,3 6403 3,13492 2, 7 2 402 1,468 1,684 Great Lakes Region ...... .. 779 761 16.2 16.0 32,522 31,820 2.2 45.5 12,151 11,082 5,820 5,24 6,936,959 6,226,343 112 109
137.155 129,511 119:965 113:244 53,574 50,139 4:314:750 4,110,682 3,316 3,528 2,220 2,137 Central Eastern Region b/ 917 897 13.5 13.6 27,803 27,549 42.6 39.5 12,170 11,4o2 6,516 6,053 9,135,321 8,494,794 133 131
280,727 261,159 245,324 228,179 101,815 93,756 8,399,770 7,922,978 6,297 6,545 4,120 4,268 Total, Eastern District 826 808 14.7 14.6 29,206 28,800 46.1 41.6 11,504 10,628 5,734 5,246 17,208,786 15,746,237 123 121
726 16 1,748 48 ,934 27,161 25,843 1 082,742 1,o33,12 1 022 216 287 Pocahontas Region .......--.... 1.777 1,774 1.1 14.1 47,794 47,347 4.3 00 24,214 22,75 14,969 14,100 2,565,457 240796 90
115,9314 27,161 25,5113 1, 682.3360 Southern District:
90:455 482 7761 73,009 30,245 2,250 3,523, 3;36,8 2,790 3:037 1,365 1,300 Southern Region 51 515 16.6 16.3 22,068 21,72 4.4 43.6 6,:842 6:378 2,538 2,355 6,090,326 5,69.901 135 13
147,661 138,868 129,509 121,943 57,406 54,093 4,606,350 4,393,700 3,721 4,059 1,584 1,587 Total, Southern District 779 779 16.0 15.8 28,115 27,754 48.4 42.8 9,475 8,857 4,181 3,911 8,655,783 8,100,697 117 117

88,212 78, 426 76,645 68,062 29,795 26,56 3,065,007 2,794,769 2,501 2,773 1,153 987 Northwestern Region..----..... 629 626 15.5 15.3 25,006 24,353 4 6.3 40.7 5531 4,882 2,0481 1,835 5,558,236 4,888,221 126 125
136, li' 5' 5 51 3, 0 1 2 3 9 2Central Western Region-. 55 570 I 30,008 2561 .6 49.6 43 6 3 2,23 2,16 8,028,231 7,010,314 118 120
66 590 21, 19,19 2,320,676 2,212,423 1,812 1,92 64h1 636 Southwestern Region 53 17.2 16.7 25460 2424 9 49.5 63 5,928 2 3 193 383326 21659 112
292,960 257,521 252,436 221,674 91,542 81,296 9,274,887 8,524,222 7,302 7,801 3,122 2,971 Total, Western District 584 576 16.9 16.6 27,217 26,005 53.4 46.5 6,584 5,739 2,249 1,981 17,419,753 15,420,194 119 120
721,348 657,548 627.269 571,796 250,763 229,145 22,21,007 20,0,900 17,320 18,405 8,826 8,826 United States .. ... 709 701 15.9 15.7 28,153 27,436 49.5 43.7 8,539 7,724 ,3,474 3.150 143,284,322 39,267,128 120 19
Ezlude naboce ~les


* Excludes caboose mileas,.
SIncludes Boston & Albany (lessor to New To;k Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
SIncludes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


_/ Includes caboose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1934 AND 1933












INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1934 AND 1933


Statement No. M-210
P&ge 3


Passenger-train car-miles (thousand))-Continued
Tr in-miles thousandss) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all
operated main tracks operated Total passenger-train cars
District and region
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotives Total Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives With electric Without locomotives Total
locomotives
1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933


8 6, 269 8 ,112 Eastern District:
19.0 22'12 2 ,91 12 14 187 174 2 1922 1893 *Nsw England Region a/.- ,132 9,097 1,498 1,505 531 475 11,161 11,077 523 532 313 328 836 860 74 6
21,31 21703 26,9 0 ,97 2 1 4.,770 4' Groat Lakes Region ... 3 .305 1,283 1,327 1,824 1,777 371415 39,688 882 915 17 379 1,199 1,294 120 101
1739 ,9 ,3 1 1 7131 7,5 Central Eastern Region 1/ 39,056 1.934 4,191 3795 5:168 5,03 48:415 50732 1,392 1,453 533 602 1925 2055 23 250
46,203 47,411 65,738 67,157 10,867 11,383 746 705 2,210 2,118 13,823 14,206 Total, Eastern District.. 82,496 87,615 6,972 6,627 7,523 7,255 96,991 101,497 2,797 2,900 1,163 1,309 3,960 4,209 432 419

Southern District:
7,23 740 51 541 ,03 701 Pocahontas Region.........--- 5,085 4- 87 81 5,172 4,39 208 210 25 33 247 37
37 37,412 41,393 41,631 4, 1U4,379 1 1 403 360 4,848 4,70 Southern Region ........... 31,133 29,:496 2 3 1,163 1,149 32:298 30, 48 1,104 1,252 540 7 1,644 1,819 1431
42,602 42,897 48,626 48,897 5,196 5,119 1 1 454 411 5,651 5,531 Total, Southern District- 36,218 34,154 2 3 1,250 1,230 37,470 35,387 1,312 1,462 565 604 1,877 2,066 180 268

4'2 7 '2794 46,627 40 9,701 20 57 59 696 7 '087 ',094 Northwestern Region .............. 24,759 24,819 629 680 1,439 1,493 26,827 26,992 916 992 387 376 1,303 1368 13718
5,1 ,9'i G K ;72 11 1, 6 257 6,038 Central Western Region.... 45445 43454 1,977 2,071 47422 45,525 993 1,082 413 140 1586 135 19
S 3113 32,21 32,75 ,5 2,3 63 442 2,808 2,7 6 Southwestern Region.... 17,078 1,375 733 800 17,811 17,175 8 557 202 200 700 757 115 164
123,168 124,308 135,038 136,440 10,925 10,626 57 59 2,170 2,223 13,152 12,908 Total, Western District_ 87,282 84,648 629 680 4,149 4,364 92,060 89,692 2,407 2,631 1,002 1,080 3,409 3,711 387 547
211,973 214,616 249,402 252,494 26,988 27,128 804 765 4,834 4,752 32,626 32,645 United States ..... .... .... 205,996 206,417 7,603 7,310 12,922 12,849 226,521 226,576 6,516 6,993 2,730 2,993 9,246 9,986 999 1,234

Road locootive-miles (tands) Pasenger-train car-miles (osnd) Passenger-train cars per Loconmtive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consunption in road service
tramin day
Total lPassenger
Total Passenger car cars pnger Percent unserv- Train-miles Locomotive-
run ith iceable of total per mile of miles per
Principal and helper Light District and region tlocom tis locomotives road per day train-mile Kilowatt-hours per
locomotes With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric T i
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotives tives locomves locomotives ( -h ) electric locomotive


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

14 cEastern District:
1'268 19 70 1,817 1808 192 187 4,29 14,187 512 '1456 4,80 41,643 New England Region a/....... 2.5 2.4 6.1 6.2 2.8 2.7 70 68 131 126 37.5 38.2 10.0 9.7 15. 1.0 105 5,812,032 5,664,222 30
14,2614 2'47 171 19 1 14,616 170 165 ?,765 10,838 1,716 1,686 1l,481 12,524 Great Lakes Region -- 2.3 2.5 8.14 8.7 3.3 3.3 119 115 1a 183 26.4 29.3 8.3 8.2 1.05 1.05 14061,716 3,929,404 214
5,907 6,317 238 2 6 5 6,581 472 433 1,529 15,68 4,876 4,720 19,405 20,588 Central Eastern Region / 2. 2. 7.6 7. 3.5 3.5 103 103 172 17 27.7 29.3 10.8 11.0 109 1.10 13415,137 12522,886 28 29
11,919 12,482 478 523 12,397 13,005 834 785 28,587 30,893 7,104 6,862 35,691 37,755 Total, Eastern District 2.5 2.6 7.7 7.8 3.4 3.4 101 100 169 169 29.4 31.1 9.7 9.7 1.07 1.08 23,288,885 22,116,512 28 28

764 74S 22 1 76 Southern District:
06 4,48 22 19 786 767 1,772 1,65 86 81 1,858 1,716 Pocahontas Region....... 2.4 2.2 6.8 6. 1.7 1.6 109 100 14 144 10.9 15.1 4.8 4.7 1.05 1.04 8,944 13,297 142 156
4,033 8 79 4,590 4,512 1 1 10,830 10,471 1,077 1,085 11,907 11,556 Southern Region.................. 2.4 2.4 7.0 6. 2.9 3.2 90 80 15 142 32.8 31.1 4.2 4.1 1.03 1.03 12,240 13,540 10 11
5,270 5,181 106 98 5,376 5,279 1 1 12,602 12,106 1,163 1,166 13,765 13,272 Total. Southern District 2.4 2.4 7.0 6.7 2.8 3.0 92 82 153 143 30.1 29.2 4.3 4.2 1.03 1.03 21,184 26,837 17 21

?1:70 J:453 714 80 3544 3:63 62 65 75 7 Western District:
2;25 7350 0 o 5 1,379 12,50 12,054 central Western Region 2.2 2.1 8.8 8.7 1.8 1.9 126 106 207 191 29.3 31.8 .1 3.9 1 1.05 67 2- 6
0 30 55 5,574 5,205 488 6,018 5,693 Southwestern Region .... 2.3 2.2 7.1 7.0 1.8 1.8 113 101 207 195 28.9 26.4 2.9 2.8 1.02 1.02 -
11,209 10,905 291 276 11,500 11,181 62 65 24,284 23,507 2,562 2,652 26,846 26,159 Total, Western District. 2.2 2.2 8.0 8.0 1.9 2.0 109 97 184 173 29.4 29.1 3.4 3.3 1.05 1.05 2,227,058 2,346,608 36 36
28,398 28,568 875 897 29,273 29,465 897 851 65.473 66,506 10,829 10,680 76,302 77,186 United States .. ................... 2.4 2.4 7.7 7.7 2.7 2.7 102 95 171 165 29.5 30.0 5.0 4.9 1.05 1.06 25,537,127 24,489,957 28 29

Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service- Continued


Other passenger-train cars
Total sleeping, parlor, and District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of Pounds of coal per
observation cars d/ Tota dining cars d_/ Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by ounds coal passenger-tram
motor cars (kilowatt-hours) motor-train motor cars (gallIos) motor-train steam locomotives e/ per tean carmile with steam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotive-mile locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

S164 2198 Eastern District:
10301 11,19 1303 276 3,870 1 '? 18 id8 3,960 New England Region a/.... 1,576,716 1, 41,17 4.4 4.6 7,861 69,526 0.4 71,530 70,903 88 15.7 15.6
1 051 i99 131 1,530 121455 1l14 1,2 14 2'6 Great Lakes Region ............ 8,090,752 8,05,948 5.9 6.0 268,806 263g 454 .62 .63 236 153 25,207 111 110 1.8 13.4
114,O85 15,492 1,980 2,212 12,750 12,196 255 13,005 12X,40 Central Eastern Region b/ 25,658,294 23,980,951 5.5 5.2 215,793 20,523 .47 .48 312,756 343,338 110 112 1J.0 16.4
26,540 29,089 3,604 4,018 30,775 30,283 381 352 31,156 30,635 Total, Eastern District 35,325,762 33,478,056 5.5 5.4 559,460 537,503 -53 .53 620,439 659,448 107 108 15.0 15.1

Southern District:
,8022 1,2 1 6 126 1,442 1 1 1,627 1,443 Pocahontas Region 40,716 37,686 .47 .46 42,944 41,679 10 116. 1.9
,755 1.32 1, 10,958 10,026 85 65 11,043 10,091 Southern Region. 4,124,191 4,655,575 5.3 5.4 147,713 1 5,422 .39 .38 242,207 235,399 10 1 15. 1.
9,508 9,156 1,527 1,425 12,584 11,468 86 66 12,670 11,534 Total, Southern District. 4,124,191 4,655,575 5.3 5.4 188,429 143,108 .40 .40 285,151 277,078 106 105 15.7 16.2
Western District:
I1,0116 l,37 9,7 ,312 990 6 9,90204Northwestern t Region .. 575,042 583,006 .41 .40 193, 75 195,356 111 112 15.6 15.7
5 4 6 881 1,7 63 4 1 26 14462 Central Western Region ...... 2,508,034 2,522,494 7.1 6. 766,807 768 045 47 4 30,608 29066 111 112 13.5 1.5
,5 36-1 899 5, ,73 289 311 6, 87 6,047 Southwestern Region. 53,196 52,494 3.0 3.0 267,599 284,40 .37 .3 112,738 106,977 92 90 13.2 13.1
29,988 29,143 4,211 4,177 29,523 28,620 1,492 1,593 31,015 30,213 Total, Western District. 2,561,230 2,574,988 6.9 6.6 1,609,448 1,635,457 .43 .41 612,721 595,399 107 107 14.o 14.1
66,036 67,388 9,342 9,620 72,882 70,371 1,959 2,011 74,841 72,382 United States ........ .. ..... ....... 42,011,183 4o.0,708,619 5.5 5.4 2,357,337 2,316,068 .45 .44 1,518,311 1,531,925 107 107 14.7 14.8
a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central). for which operating statistics are renm, ed .. ,, sepa e I.. .. .. . .. ..


b/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operatingstatistics are reported separately.
c/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


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Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)--Continued
Train-miles (thousand) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of roa Average miles of all
operated main tracks operated Total passenger-train cars
District and region
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotives Total Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives mra Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 193 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193] 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 193
gW Eastern.District: 9,6 553 1 0
,,16,222 ,5 8,136 8,372 15,7 15,71 1 814 1,6 1,692 1,816 19,258 19,31 E6nEDi5on a/ 93.828 93,461 15,533 15,303 4,996 4,634: 0437 113,398 534 566 317 51 _1 $77 59
186 :i 959 27 170 2820 4b 9u 141:100 1,455 1:714 5:260 ,56 467 4.90 Great Lakes Region ------ 337:538 345,199 12,M2 12,73 17,6: U833 3807 7625 ?3 95g 3 1 ,3 ,6 0 2
21:320 21:65 30:4 314 5 5416 4 5 3:52 122474 12;772 71,986 71,861 Central EasternRegion.. 38 8381687 41,446 32;. W 52,018 50,514 477,831 .46 1.0 1.55 39 .555 199 2,110 220
46,353 47,890 65,793 67,744 109,921 110,985 7,554 6,712 21,426 21,564 138,901 139,261 Total, Eastern District... 815,733 822,347 69,799 60,527 74,703 73,451 960,235 956,325 2,867 3,074 1,191 1,280 4,058 4,354 393 55
476 499 ~~~~~~~~~~Southern District: 6$1 83 5,0 711 26 29 2
361 87 976 7,975 o o, o7h7,1as Region 2
3o,:54 3 7 2 9- A 3 c 496:326 46 3 19 7- 627 1272 327, 37 1167 1,285 47 5 1 4 :
4:258 3 : 1 5 4: J A3.599 4 774 Suhr ego]-------- 16,3 6 298:692 9 1 1 0 12 308,981 1, 151,1
42,715 43,09 3 48,732 49,081 51,933 51,602 9 9 4,384 4,098 56,326 55,709 Total, Southern District. 365,692 345,020 19 17 11,668 11,085 377,379 356,122 1,373 1,504 575 595 1,948 2,099 187 291
Western District:
42:.663 42,949 46,720 781 32,810 314 529 545 7,094 7,217 40,433 406N.'7S BorheernRel.................. 2 75.437 223,163 5,853 5.697 14 ,58 15,070 0255878, 2,9O O 949 1,063 85.3440 1.334 1,4'7 147 Jg
49,261 49.999 56,219 56,98" 86401060 10 652 10,870 59,292 5L.?76 Central Western Region-........ -,6 9-0;6,416 19:L64 20,0610. 421 6 1" 2 3 155
31,621 31,922 32,553 32,85 23,;147 23,233 4,152 4,177 27,299 27,10 Southwestern Region.... ......... 163,017 157,067 -- 7, 7, 170, 1 565 533 5 734 774 15 1
123,545 124,870 135.492 137,026 104,597 103,653 529 545 21,898 22,264 127,024 126,462 Total, Western District... 819,127 776,646 5,853 5,697 41,980 43,179 866,960 827,522 2,500 2,775 1,039 1,046 3,538 3,821 467 54
212,613 215,953 250,017 253,851 266,451 266,240 8,092 7,266 47,708 47,926 322,251 321,432 United States-.............-......-....... 2,000.552 1,946,013 75.671 66,241 128,351 127,715 2,204,574 2,139969 6,740 7,353 2,O4 2,921 9,544 10,274 1,037 1,.0
Road locomotive-mile, (thousand) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands) Paseenger-train cars per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
Passenger Percent munsery- Train-miles Locomotive-
Total Passenger cars cars per iceable of total per mile of miles per
Pincipa and helper Light District-------------train, with locomotives road per day train-mile Kilowatt-hous per
Principal and helper Light District mcdtregion itor vei With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electrical tric lomomave
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotives tives locomotives C/ locomotives (kiTowiraours) mile

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193 4 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193- 1933 193k 1933 194 133
Eastern District:
17,75 17,66 740 737 l,293 1,47 1,97N 1.94l 3,.506 4.722 4l7 4,441 4323 47,163 Rew EnglandoRegion a/.-..-....... 2.5 2.4 6.2 6.2 3.0 2.6 7 69 12g 125 37. 10.2 9.9 1.O5 1.O5 57,957,6g7 S7 7:46 1
,g 4294 lt7 1.753 44,66 44 ,707 l,6g ,595 9, 6g ?7,1 16 70i 17 1r2 112,309 115,073 Great Lakes Region.............. 2.3 2.3 7 .4 3 108 17 17. 3. 1. 8.1 1.05 1." 9S6,V;926 62ia,4 9 "O
5 2 72;369 2;3O 62,19 61,9K 4t;aa6 3;91H l44;512 l 3;129 49,237 47;6 1 193,79 190,g10 Central Eastern Region b_ .. 2.. 7.. 72 3.6 3 1:M 758 97 169 2. 10. l 139,969
120,388 120,280 4,956 4,O30 125.344 125,110 8.455 7,459 283,626 283,742 70,755 69,304 354,381 353,046 Total, Eastern District 2.4 2.4 7.5 7.5 3.5 3.4 102 95 166 162 29.4 29.4 9.9 9.6 1.07 1.06 237,187,477 214,995,014 28 9
Southern District;
7,451 7,524 196 7,647 7,07 1 1 166 8 16,288 830 79 17,678 17,085 ocahontas Regi ....... 2.3 2.2 6.7 6.2 1.7 1.6 107 100 148 14 12.2 14.0 4-7 4. 1.04 1".03 IN0 51,S1i2
,22 44,7 781 794 063 45;8 9 9 99,476 94,567 10,030 9, 109,506 104;229 Southern Region .......... 2.2 2.1 7.1 6.8 2.8 2.9 81 149 144 31.9 30.3 4.3 44 1.03 1.0 97,74 84,030 31
52,733 52,228 977 977 53,710 53,205 10 10 116,324 110,855 10,860 10,459 127,184 121,314 Total, Southern District 2.2 2.1 7.0 6.7 2.7 2.7 91 83 149 144 29.5 28.4 4.3 4.3 1.03 1.03 214,834 197,544 21 20
2 ~ ~~~~~~~~Western District : I 1O 2,1, 021
:.982 33,566 710 641 34,692 3,207 561 573 68,061 64654 7746 7,830 NorthwesternRegion.------..--.- 2.0 2 .0 7.0 2.1 2.1 86 80 14e 117 28.: 211 1 1 104 104 20,717,7 20,221,598 33
23,29 2 25, 23,555 51,310 4,26 ,65 ,921 55,875 54,207 Southwestern Region.........-..--- 2.2 2.1 7.0 68 1.8 .9 1.8 1 06 100a 204 90 7.4 25.5 2. 1.02 1.02
103, 31MCentr'63estern3Regon ........ 2 1 7.0 J 100 8 :9. '.:' 1.0o Z
106,890 105,819 2,551 2,321 109,441 108,140 561 573 220,256 208,570 25,672 26,532 245,928 235,102 Total, Western District 2.1 2.0 7.8 7.5 1.9 1.9 102 93 177 168 29.3 27.4 3.4 3.3 1.04 1.04 20,717,904 20,221,598 37 35
280,011 278,327 8,484 8,128 288,495 286,455 9,026 8,042 620,206 603,167 107,287 106,295 727,493 709,462 United States .. ............... ------ 2.3 2.2 7.6 7.4 2.7 2.7 99 92 166 160 29.4 2.84 5.0 4.9 1.05 1.05 258,120,215 235,414,156 29 29
Passaenger-train car-miles (thousands)--Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service-Continued

Total sleeping, parlor, andTotal dining car Other pasenger-tran can District and region Current consumed by elect Kilowatt-hours Fuel cGallons of gasoline t ton of coaPounds of coal Ponsotrain
o cratimeand Total dinig ers1_ Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by per sten c r-ilwth tam
observation car motor cars (kilotit-hours) motor-train motor cars (gallons) motor-train steam locomotives e/ locomotive-mile cr-mile, with
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933



267,698 265,604 35,697 34,630 298,897 299,337 3.562 3,708 302,459 303,045 Totali, Eastern District.. 374,176,036 336,118,117 5.8 5.4 5,271,504 5,710,532 *54 .52 6,316,671 6,266,100 108 107 15.5 15**
Eastern District:
.2,179 105;462 13 :42216 12:711 No 1w630 79 69 1,94 1ew England Regiona_/ ..........- 16, 38,6114 3.1.,95125 4 5.8 5. 40139 74,92 729,9 96?1 89 16 0-15
,71;8Z2 a96 reat LaksRgo n ----.-.............. ,71 6t52.;1 .,17,,m ,6.
140,735 137,5 19,4567 19,208 121, 75 116,710 20? 2, 119,132 Central Eastern Region b/.. 271.858,576 239,994t,768 5. 5-- .7 3X105,971 3:O6596 in1 no 16.6 1
267,698 265,6D4 35,,697 34,630 299,697 299,337 3.562 3,708 302,459303,045 Total, Eastern District 3. 74,176,036 336,118,117 5.8 5.4t 5,271,5O04 5,710,532 .54 .52 6,316,671 6,266,100 106 107 15.5 15.
Southern District:
14t 716 13,517 I,'M 1,61 15,,61 14t,632 11 16 1Z,9 72 14,648 Pocahontas Region.................- 34936:16 63.815.46 45 4 o21 0,459 110 106 17.1 17.
89,596 $5,102 13, 76 12,T36 113,797 106,30O3 797 611 11 .594 106,91i4 Southern Region ................. 48,t9,204 36,095.765 5-3 5-3 1,3 938 1?,66.]9 .39 2,46)2,892 2,304971 797 07 103 15.6 15.
104,312 98,619 15,417 14,627 129,658 120,935 so808 627 130,466 121,562 Total, Southern District 38,489,204 38,095,765 5.3 5.3 1,730,354 1,560,475 .41 .40 2,883,937 2,757,006 107 104 15.8 16.O
7146 6 5 western District : -iiO 16.0 it.
16 7s 64 969s 67 -mm l "Iist^; s mall! go 0 7:197 41 9 1i 5s 2 11 207
1....42.19:74 2,7 ,9 112 109 16 ,
7,I6 6,7 ,7 7,622 99,684I- $7,4t12 6,16 t 6:15 ,83967 Northwestrern Region.....- -,;24,0057215,5;69:,408 7 0 7110:9M, 53.6 1.
1:5,7J 1 ,725 24:41 23,105 135,018 131.319 6. 19 16 337 137,7866 eta etr-e1,... +0092 ,,9 7+ 71 : ,_.7
4 6,63 t,239 7,575 7,:595 57,4t99 55,972 2,1,63 2,562 60,361 58,534 t Southwesteern Regio........... 519,564 30,157 3:0 3.0 1 72 3 : 5 : :1,086,537 1,052,679 92 89 13o 3i

282.693 263,821 40,773 38,312 282,200 274,702 15,366 15,585 297,566 290,287 Total, Western District 24.590,485 26,099,645 6.8 6.9. 16,203,923 16,087,697 .43 .41 5,825,875 5,606,406 107 104 14.2 14.4
654,703 628,044 91,887 87,569 710,755 694,.974 19.736 19.920 730,491 714,894 United States----- 437,255,725 o400.313.527 5.8 5.5 23,205,781 23.358,704 .45 .43 15,o026,483 14,629,512 108 1105 _15.O .O
--v ----- /--- R---L- AM---11---V--,1 -hih- '+----ou-s------- ------0. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFIC 14


Pasi 4


ay includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York uCenral), for wnich operating statistics are reported separately.
t/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
2/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


d_/ The number of sleeping-car and dining-car miles in trains without locomotives is negligible.
e/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 194 AND 1933










Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA



3 1262 08855 3465

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1934 AND 1933


Stadme No. M.210
NOVEMBER, 1934


Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles (thousands) Ca owned
operated main ta-ck operated Train-miles (Ihmnd ) ---------. .-------------------------
operated ma tracks operated District and region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Easltern District:
7,40 7,531 9,530 9,5 1,018 1,01 1,159 1,182 65 71 1,224 1,253 New England Region a/--....-- 1,042 1,06 98 83 9 ,264 28,116 27,506 64,955 65,770 51,572 52,664
0 2909 720 ,00 5,2 5,10 317 352 5,627 5,901 Great Lakes Region..... 3,857 47 24 24,082 140,286 147,862 364,736 391,I44 752
23,032 2;,161 Y,19 37,254 5,50 5,750 6,127 6,425 598 608 6,725 7,033 Central Eastern Region b/. 5,513 5,608 38 716 43457 452,300 118,680 121,177 553,537 573,77 0,8

58,332 58,601 80,328 80,569 11,523 11,992 12,596 13,156 980 1,031 13,576 14,187 Total, Eastern District 10,412 10,677 1,393 1,276 696,146 734,646 287,082 296,545 983,228 1,031,191 910,009 94,240

5,961 5,979 7,772 7,771 1,468 1,451 1,536 1,524 65 65 1,601 1,589 Pocahontas Region 1,098 1,294 269 335 8,o065 93,832 15,208 14363 183,27 8,1 95 113,117 113,262
39,082 39,339 43,373 43,635 5,687 5,509 5,848 5:664 105 102 5,953 5:766 Southern Region... 4,090 4,258 358 532 200,916 212,162 66764 69,258 267 281 2 69 26127
45,043 45,318 51,145 51,4o6 7,155 6,960 7,384 7,188 170 167 7,554 7,355 Total, Southern District 5,188 5,552 627 867 288,981 305,994 81,972 83,621 370,953 389,615 362,810 381,389

478 47,990 52,371 52,697 4,58 4,386 4,764 4,576 178 171 4,942 4,747 orthwestern egion.... ... 3, 51 537 629 225,289 242,3o5 71,420 67,578 296,7 266,190
52,97 53,243 59,56 60,218 6,8 6,917 7,169 7,294 368 384 7,537 7,678 Central Western Region300 1 519 601 232,17 24219 90174286 322,591 34,505 299116 318,035
32,966 33,293 33,882 34,210 3,765 3,757 3,01 3,794 54 54 3,855 3, Southwestern Region.... 2,396 2,503 468 537 82,255 94,195 66,383 4,658 14,638 8,3 103,331 112175
133,608 134,526 146,009 147,125 15,184 15,060 15,734 15,664 600 609 16,334 16,273 Total, Western District 10,285 10,689 1,524 1,767 539,961 583,719 227,977 219,522 767,938 803,241 668,637 712,450
236,983 238,445 277,482 279,100 33,862 34,012 35,714 36,008 1,750 1,807 37,464 37,815 United States 25,885 26,918 3,544 3,910 1,525,088 1,624,359 597,031 599,688 2,122,119 2,224,047 1,941,456 2,042,079


Car-miles (thousands)
Percent 5nev- Percentanilson Percent unserv- Net ton-miles Net too-miles per Car-miles per Gros to-mile, ex
Pent n rf Prerent cal m n iceble of total Car-miles per car-day train-mile, excludir
iceale of total line of cam owned irabLeoper car-day loaded ear-mile tram-mile 2/ -o andoiv ndee
Loaded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eastbound of District and region omotv ca on lin locootiv



1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastrn District:
28,798 29,304 15,298 1,86 44,096 4,160 65 64.9 57.5 56.7 50.0 50.0 as ngand Region a/ 43.0 42.4 126.0 124.9 15.1 15.3 22.6 22.9 299 298 20.2 20.0 44.3 44.8 1,575 1,586
157,017 161,317 102,782 10 ,296 259,799 268,613 60. 60.1 63. 64.6 50.2 50.8 Great Lakes Region.... 3.6 0. 108.0 109.3 18.5 15.6 23.7 22.8 357 338 24.9 24.6 52.6 1,99 1,958
164,057 168,768 111,184 113,565 275,241 282,333 59.6 59.8 64.0 64.5 50.0 50.2 Central Eastern Region / 40.5 39.7 106.3 106.8 15.3 15.8 16 1 16.4 307 301 31.0 30.7 51.0 50.1 2,067 2,023
349,872 359,389 229,264 236,717 579,136 596,106 60.4 60.3 63.2 63.9 50.1 50.4 Total, Eastern District 40.0 40.3 108.0 108.7 16.5 15.7 19.6 19.3 325 315 27.4 27.1 51.3 50.7 1,992 1,957
58,170 56,533 47,237 44,418 105,407 100,951 55.2 56.0 46.1 46.6 51.1 50.9 SouthernDistrict 1.4 25.6 91.3 95.5 3.4 3.8 34.0 31.1 842 70 44.8 4.4 72.8 70.6 3,377 3,337
P,0 6,o7,7s-Region1 0.o. 26.1 251,925.3 23-1 379M.143.55317 36u350
125,105 118,570 78,322 76,380 203,427 194,950 61.5 60.8 56.8 56.9 50.0 95 Southern Region ..---- ... 3.1 30.9 107.2 105.0 26.1 25. 25.3 23.1 379 3 243 2.5 36.7 36.3 1,350 1,333
183,275 175,103 125,559 120,798 308,834 295,901 59.3 59.2 53.4 53.6 50.4 50.0 Total, Southern District- 31.0 29.7 102.2 102.2 19.8 19.4 27.8 25.3 508 468 30.8 31.3 44.1 43.5 1,766 1,751
Western District:
116,806 108,308 73,962 64,863 190,768 173,171 61.2 62.5 57.9 60.1 18 3 Northwestern Region 31.6 31.0 111.5 109.8 8.1 8.3 21.4 18.6 302 282 23.0 24.2 42.6 1,527
181:501 187,606 120,133 12551 1,634 313,12 60.2 59.9 499 Central Western Region ......... 1. 107.8 105.2 13.6 14.6 31.2 31.2 2 40 21.4 21.8 .1 46.2 1,1
85,973 86,302 53,230 54,668 19203 140970 61.8 61.2 .4 50.9 Southwestern Region .. 7. 143.8 141.6 5.6 7.2 2.441 421 22.9 23.3 3.9 38.5 1,404 1,421
384,280 382,216 247,325 245,049 631,605 627,265 60.8 60.9 58.0 59.8 50.2 50.5 Total, Western District 30.4 29.6 114.9 112.7 9.9 10.7 27.4 26.0 371 362 22.2 22.8 42.5 42.6 1,561 1,580
917,427 916,708 602,148 602,564 1,519,575 1,519,272 60.4 60.3 59.1 60.2 50.2 50.4 United States 34.4 33.9 109.3 108.9 14.7 14.6 23.9 22.8 374 359 25.9 26.1 45.8 45.6 1,751 1,748

Ton-miles millions ) Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Average number of road locomotives on line
Gross Net Net ton-miles per Average miles per train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
STraN-hors train-mile spr hu locomotives and per locomotive-day P o,
District and region freight service tonders Gross ton-miles, m- Pounds of coal per
ncdtloovsd Ecdnssoesneluding locomotives Net ton-miles per Net tons of coal consumed 1,0ud0 gosonov
Including locmotives and Excluding locomotive and Revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable Unserviceable and tende, per le me of rod perry Net tons of coal consumed mo
tendet eender of main tracks per day and tendemm


1934 31933 1934 1933 1934 1 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19334 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933


1,604
9,976
11,370
22,950

4,957
7,677
12,634

7,202
11,215
5,287
23,704
59,288


1,636
10,204
11,634
23,474

4,841
7,344
12,185

6,69
11,754
5,339
23,792
59 .41


582
3,911
5,094
9,587

2,608
3:o44
5,652

2,688


8,541
23.780


587
3,975

9,749

2,565
2,909
5,474

2,618
4,088
2,008
8,714
23.937


5,197

781,592

104,534
343,791
448,325

296,090
381,737
222,985
900,812
2.130.729


69,976
421,401

818,281

104,657
340,563
445,220

283,492
399,396
227,073
909,961
2.173 462


594
2,369
3,281
6,244


2,695
3,580

2,456
2,956

7,159
16 9o83


613
2,381
3,379
6,373


2,940
3,903

2,578
3,104
1,841
7,523


448
1, 488
2,232
4,168



1,608



12649
3,126


2,229
4,304

331
1,318
1,649

1,157
1,347
662
3,166


71 799 ) 8 902 9 119


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... ...... .. ..


926
832

535

790

586
569
522
562
702


813

1,768
528
786

597
591
534
579
704


14.7
16.3
13.6
14.7

14.0
16.5
16.0

15.5
17.9
16.9
16.9
15.9


14.
15.9
13.6
14.7

1.9
1U.2
15.6



16.6
16.6
15.6


32:564
28,013
29,363

47,423
22,329
28,180

24,324
29,378
23,713
26,314
27,825


27,608
28,687

46,259
21,565
27.370

23,630
29,430
23,512
26,146
27.353


41:8
44.3

40.9
45.1
44.2

42.4
57.5
51.2
50.7
46.8


, ,


SExcludes caboose males.
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.


6,505
11,322
11,641
10,898

23,514
6,845
9,378

5,290
7,317

6,305
,8.201


6,600
11,552
11,884
11,116

22,968
6,515
9,002

4,910
7,567
6,060

6,265
8.169


6,281
5,478

14,583
2,596
4,183



1,987
2,131
3,345


2,600
5,542
6,365

5,546

14,01

4,026

1,818
2,559
2,010
2,159
3,346


106,679


1,648,105


69,565
877,467

562,352
816,992
368,307
1,747,651
4,273,223


112,686
705,6D9
951,379
1,769,674

260,639
607,250
867,889

5N,916
;,914
372,281
1,760,111
4,397,674


136
126

94
139
122

135
125
119
127
125


119
121

132



125



127
129
129


' . -- -----------------. I . ....- ..


0/ Includes caboose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


1,860
11,414
12,989
26,263



14,390

a,311
13,117
6,189

27,617
68.270


1,899
11,686
13,282
26,867



13,883

7,763
13,670
6,219
27,652
68,402


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Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles (t hands) Caowned
operated main tracks operated District and region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
7,500 7,583 9,549 9,653 11,752 11,008 13,458 12,568 807 714 14,265 13,282 New England Region a/ ..-.... 1,028 1,063 82 101 36,595 39,371 27,606 26,017 61,201 65,388 52,073 32,817
23856 950 33 66 33,8O 59, 200 553 62,932 58,91 3,929 3,513 66,861 62,45 Great Lakes Region 3,855 1,079 487 533 225,178 266r559 1514,98 11,628 376,676 19,17 3,1,722
2043 2723 704 37353 63:904 61661 71,509 68,787 6952 6:295 78,461 75,082 Central Eastern Region b/ 5,533 5,659 709 989 442,362 470,366 125,230 118,415 567,592 588,781 529,195 545,50
58,399 58,776 80,279 80,810 134,856 128,055 147,899 110,296 11,688 10,522 159,587 150,818 Total, Eastern District- 10,416 10,801 1,278 1,626 704,135 776,296 304,334 287,060 1,008,469 1,063,356 922,990 970,582
Southern District:
5 ,9 6024 7,774 7,8104 16 751 16,017 17,669 16 ,812 762 696 18, 431 17,508 Pocahontas Region ------ 1,1143 1,308 302 416 85,891 92,1406 16,397 14,737 102,288 107,143 111,921 11,680
39164 39456 43,79 43,754 64087 60,416 65,925 62,135 1,189 1,123 67,114 63:258 Southern Region ............. 4:1152 4:329 381 638 203,979 217,823 69,327 71,317 273.306 289,140 256,190 273,651
45,152 45,480 51,251 51,558 80,838 76,433 83,594 78,947 1,951 1,819 85,545 80,766 Total, Southern District. 5,295 5,637 683 1,054 289,870 310,229 85,724 86,054 375,594 396,283 368,111 388,331
Western District:
7,868 4,105 52,455 2,833 1 47,255 54,2 49,334 2,090 1,896 56,384 51,230 Northwestern Region .. .---- 3,648 3,757 563 873 231,731 2419,21 69,598 63,943 301,32 313,15 274,736 286,96
.92 53, 9,90 O6 6 325 80,2 ,7 195 3551 84,35 75303 Central Western Region 4:,316 4,1 595 890 236,136 256,33 88,978 83,."7 325, 1, 3 ,78. 0 42 41,2
33,059 33,385 33,975 3303 :7 44,176 41:22 65 60 83 1,862 Southwestern Region .....--. 2, 2,527 530 608 86,1 101,39 66,196 62,921 152,610 1,317 107:361 910
133,855 134,930 146,333 147,566 171,941 156,310 178,710 162,341 6,943 6,047 185,653 168,395 Total, Western District- 10,412 10,765 1,688 2,371 554,581 606,948 224,772 210,311 779,353 817,259 688,791 727,877
237,406 239,186 277,863 279,934 387,635 360,798 410,203 381,591 20,582 16,388 430,785 399,979 United States.... ... ----.. 26,123 27,203 3,649 5,051 1,548,586 1,693,473 614,830 583,425 2,163,416 2,276.898 1,979,892 2,086,790

Car-miles (thousands)
Percent onsera 0 Percent unserv- Net ton-miles Net ton-iles per Car-rdes per Gross ton-miles or
Pinceat of v Percent all eas on iceshle of total Car-miles per car-day Net ton-mles Net n r Car train-ile, excluding
District and regon locomotives rars o line locomotves ad tenders
Loaded Empty Total* Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eathbound of
total


1931 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District: 4 4. 1 1 27 1 8 1 l 1, 1
33,70 3111,812 171,539 160,76802,24 1475,580 65.8 66.2 581.1 57.6 149.6 119.7 New EnglandRegion-_/ 112......- .2 11.2 123.3 1123.7 114.9 11.8 23.1 21.8 308 275 20.0 19.1 143.7 111.2 1,5143 1,532
1,921,233 1,812,733 1,254,196 1,203,862 3,175,'29 3,046,595 60.5 60.5 62.8 63.3 Central Eastern Region 1_/ 4.1 37.9 107.3 107.9 15.3 114.6 16.8 15.5 309 281 30.5 30.0 50.7 50.1 2,055 2,025
4,138,484 3,927,336 2,654,142 2,517,570 6,792,626 6,444,906 60.9 60.9 62.8 63.3 50.0 50.0 Total. Eastern District 39.6 39.5 109.3 109.6 15.8 15.4 20.2 18.1 331 291 26.9 26.4 51.4 51.3 1,989 1,965
Southern District:
6505 498,112 1,198,142 1,134,579 56.2 6.1 1414.7 50.2 50.1 Pocahontas Region.......... 16,9- 22.2 91.1 93.145 39 35"2.1 31.7 8-5 79114.2 144.6771. 3,383
1,11711,581 1,336,3 9 ,873,302 826,381 2,287,663 2,162,730 61.8 61.8 5.6 58.1 50.1 50.2 Southern Region -................. 33.0 30.1 106.7 105.7 26.1 22.5 21. 23.5 23.3 36.7 36.7 1,333 1,330
1 1336:3 302 826 2 28 3 58:1 501 36 1
2,087,484 1,972,786 1,398,807 1,324,523 3,486,291 3,297,309 59.9 59.8 52.8 53.8 50.1 50.2 Total, Southern District 29.9 28.3 102.0 102.0 20.2 17.5 27.8 24.9 503 450 30.2 30.2 44.1 144.1 1,758 1,755

36484 120636,436 72321 2,201,279 1,935,365 62.0 62.3 57:3 589 1 Northwestern Regict:.on- ... 31.6 26,7 109.7 109.1 8.8 8.1 21.9 18.5 323 282 23.8 214.11 43A1 11.9 1,6141 1,582
S 1,1,308 1,32,76 1,15,2 3,27,217 2995,910 61.2 61.5 6Central Western Region 30.8 30.1 101 105.6 13.7 13.5 31.5 26. '9 35 21.2 21.2 1 5. 111.8 1,6711 1,8
089 95,236 67104 610,882 1,720,593 1,565,118 60.8 1.0 55.2 50.14 50.6 Southwestern Reion 26.2 25.3 142.1 137.9 6.1 a9.0 33.8 28.5 153 390 22.1 22.5 40.11 39. 1 ,4178 1,136

4,508,889 4,001,588 2,840,200 2,494,805 7,349,089 6,496,393 61.4 61.6 5891 58.8 50.1 50.1 Total, Western District 30.0 27.8 113.1 112.10.3.3 10.5 28.2 23.8 365 330 22.2 22.5 43.7 42.5 1,606 1,570
10,734,857 9,901,710 6,893,149 6,336,898 17,628,006 16,238,608 60.9 61.0 58.9 59.6 50.0 50.1 United States ------ 33.8 32.5 109.3 109.1 14.6 1.0 24. 21.4 380 333 25.6 25.6 4116.5 116.0 1,771 1,750

Ton-miles (mions) Average mber of road omotivonli Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Average number of road locomotives onGross ton-miles per
Gross Net Net ton-miles per Average miles p train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
Gross_ Net__Nettn-__ _p___ Train-hoursr -hour, trains in locomotives and per locomotive-day
Train-hour District and region rainier freight erviceteders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
eluding locomotives Net ton-miles per Net tons of coal consumed 1,000 nose ton-miles,
Including locomotives and Excluding locomotive and Revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable Unserviceable and tenders, per mile mile of road per day including locomotives
tender tenders of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
21,1311 19,63, 18,133 16,8611 6,6011. 6,011 807,972 ,0 591161 11311 11118 New England Region a_/t 52546 114.5 14.7 22,1442 22,522 1.6 37. 6,626 6,092 2,637 2,375 1,243,1410 1,137,276 118u116
7 9563 118,06 16,8 60 6141 61800-5941678 Great Lakes Regio7 9 61 16:2 16.0 32,567 31,763 5.9 :5.8 12,076 11,124 5 ,27 7,595,91 6,:31,951 112 110
1,470 a 1:9 & 12,122 11, 5 3 !33
150, ,7931131,335 27958668 55,327 ,7: 1,532,083 3,312 3,5114 2,221 2 Central Eastern Region 1_/ 997 36 27,821 27,5.5 39.7 1
1 28872o,,176 8,771,259 6,291 6,530 1,125 14,271 Total, Eastern District 826 808 14.7 14.6 29,234 28,789 45.9 141.8 ,11,449 10,671 5,711 5,273 18,856,824 17,515, 400 123 122
306,991 288,026 268,274 251,653 111,402 103,5o6 9,176,659 9,741.259 6,291 61530 4,125 4,271
Southern District:
62,689 59,31 56,706 53,776 29,769 28,4o9 1,187,276 1,138,169 927 1,017 2
1 93 8 8 3 89 8 3 9 7 2 32 1 SouthernRegion- 9 6 6 3 2 3 1 7 6 6 6 9 6 1
162,050 152,752 142,143 134,129 63,058 59,567 5,054,675 4,838,920 3,709 4,044 1,586 1,593 Total, Southern District 780 779 16.0 15.8 28,121 27,719 48.4 142.9 9,467 8,870 4,181 3,921 9,533,250 8,968,586 118 117
,522 66,191 86,8 71,761 ]2,16 I 29, 3,361,0 7 3,078,261 2,17 2,755 1,151 1,002 eNorthwesternRegiont: 625 6214 15.5 15.1- 214,9116 24,287 6.3 140. :9 ,6:6 2,032 ,21,83 6,120,58 5,26,137 127 126
61 91 89 $46 7L J.l 36i.4 3 o r7 ct hWestern Regi oni2 a3 ,0 18817 51 6 8,9l5,223
320,577 ,062 6373 5,449 23106 21426 2590,0096 10,175,699 9, 496,13 7,2906 ,776 3,122 2,989 Total, Western District 582 576 16.9 16.6 27,137 26,019 53.4 46.8 6,559 5,786 2,239 1,997 19,166,156 17,178,427 120 120
320,577 285,172 276,140 245,466 100,090 90,009 10,175,699 9,434,183 7,290 7,776 3,122 2,89 9 a 0 0 1 7 3.168 47.556.230 43.662.413 120 120
789,618 725,950 686,557 631,248 274,550 253,082 24,407,033 23 4,362 17,90 18,350 33 23,o ,362 17,90 1,350 ,833 8,853 United tates 701 15.9 15.7 28,129 27,28 8,58 7,7 3,62 3,17,556,230 3,2,13 120 120
c/ Includes caboose miles.


* Exaludes caboose miles.
Includes Bo.ston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
/ Includes Big our Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1934 AND 1933


d1 Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil.consumed.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1934 AND 1933


Statement No. M-210
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Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued
Train-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of road Average miles of ai Ttpsngrtoncs
operated main tracks operated Total passenger-train cars
District and region
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotives Total Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives W c Without locomotives Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

6,7 6,269 ,112 8,199 1,," 1,97 16 17 179 180 1, 1 s Eastern District:
6,07 6,269 8,112 8,199 1,499 1,497 176 167 179 180 1,54 1,44 gNew Englad Rgion / ... 8,832 8,770 1,493 1,451 517 485 10,42 10706 505 521 329 329 834 50 58 72
18632 19,352 26,973 27,923 799 3,853 145 140 520 513 4,464 4506 Great Lakes Region 31,238 31,339 1,216 1,204 1,731 1,726 34,5 3469 72 913 325 390 1,197 1,303 121 117
21359 21738 3,64 30983 4,954 5.143 370 1,399 1,36 6,753 6,899 Central Eastern Region b/... 35,627 36,290 4,124 3,607 4,858 4,851 44,609 ,748 1,365 1, 548 612 1,913 2,036 230 259
46,198 47,359 65,733 67,105 10,252 10,493 721 677 2,098 2,079 13,071 13,249 Total, Eastern District. 75,697 76,399 6,833 6,262 7,106 7,062 89,636 89,723 2,742 2,858 1,202 1,331 3,944 4,189 409 445

5,43 5,485 7234 7,265 71 711 452 766 76 Pocahontas Region 4, 803 4554 79 87 4,52 4,641 203 211 27 34 20 245 34 42
374:L 3:405 41364 41625 4,22 4,198 374 336 4,598 4,534 Southern Region ...... 29:491 28,470 983 950 30,474 29,420 1,122 1,242 519 550 1,641 1,792 137 226
42,573 42,890 46,598 48,890 4,943 4,909 421 388 5,364 5,297 Total, Southern District. 34,294 33,024 1,062 1,037 35,356 34,o61 1,325 1,453 546 584 1,871 2,037 171 268
Western District
,72 42,528 46,561 47,044 3,162 3,156 65 52 674 710 3,901 3,915 Northwestern Region --- 22,272 21,356 572 537 1,401 1,444 24,245 23,337 914 952 361 1402 1,275 1,357 144
909 0 25 ,607 1,043 1,062 5,868 5,669 Central Western Region...... 40,927 37,650 1,929 2,041 42,856 39,691 985 1,02 0 51 1,405 1,539 13
31:332 31,812 52,265 32,744 2,320 2,260 399 440 2,719 2,700 Southwestern Region 16,202 15,456 730 779 16,932 16,235 492 564 202 18 69 51 17 174
123,034 124,049 134,896 136,156 10,307 10,023 65 52 2,116 2,212 12,488 12,287 Total, Western District 79,401 74,462 572 537 4,060 4,264 84,033 79,263 2,391 2,545 983 1,102 3,374 3,647 414 552
211,805 214,298 249,227 252,151 25,502 25,425 786 729 4,635 4,679 30,923 30,833 United States........ ..... ......... 189,392 183,885 7,405 6,799 12,228 12,363 209,025 203,047 6,458 6,856 2,731 3,017 9,189 9,873 994 1,268

Road locomotivemiles (housnds) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands) Passenger-train cars per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
Total PassenPassr carenger Percent unserv- Train-miles Locomotive-
Total Passenger cars cars per iceable of total per mile of miles per
District and region train, with locomotives road per day train-mile Kiowatt- per
Principal and helper Light locomotives With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric electric lowatt-hour per
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotives ties locomotives o/ locomotives (kilowatt-hours) electricmi ve-

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

1,690 161 69 1,759 1748 190 182 4,136 4,003 493 467 4,629 4,470 New England Region a/.... 2.5 2.4 6.2 6.1 2.9 70 9 : 131 130 39.1 38.7 0.0 9.8 1.05 1.05 5,753,556 3,558,5 30 31
3,97 4,022 4,136 4,176 163 156 523 73 1627 1,643 10,150 10,426 Great Lakes Region........ 2.2 2.2 8.2 8.2 3.3 34 115 107 4 175 27.2 29.9 .0 7. 1.05 1.05 3,5135 3
5,520 5,72 207 221 5,727 5,949 143 409 12,2 13,469 4:579 4:570 17,407 18,039 Central Eastern Region b/_ 2.4 2.4 7.4 7.2 3.5 3.5 100 97 168 170 28.6 30.1 10.5 10.6 1.07 1.08 13,295,64 12,504,575 30 31
11,15 11,431 434 442 11,622 11,873 796 747 25,487 26,255 6,699 6,680 32,186 32,935 Total, Eastern District.. 2.3 2.4 7.5 7.4 3.4 3.4 96 94 166 164 30.5 31.8 9.4 9.3 1.o6 1.o6 22,900,675 21,671,763 29 29
Southern District:
726 7 744 1,615 1,596 78 87 1,693 1,683 Pocahontas Region 2.2 2.2 6.7 6.4 1.7 1.7 108 101 147 146 11.7 13.9 4.7 4.6 1.03 1.04 27,473 13,254 14 16
473 4,243 7 74 4,351 4,37 9763 9641 94 889 10,667 10,530 Southern Region ......-- .. 2.3 2.3 7.0 6.8 2.6 2. 0 147 142 31.6 30.7 4. 4. 1.03 1.03 1,520 30 10 10
4,999 4,963 96 92 5,095 5,055 11,378 11,237 982 976 12,360 12,213 Total, Southern District 2.3 2.3 6.9 6.7 2.5 2.7 91 83 147 142 29.2 28.7 4.2 4.1 1,03 1.o03 28,993 13,634 86 111
Western District:
266 53 60 3,326 3,310 67 54 6,499 6,357 74 776 7,247 7,133 Northwestern Region.......... 2.0 2.0 7.1 6.8 2.1 2.0 87 81 144 142 2.9 3 29.6 3 1.03 1.0 213,344 1907,30 32 6
7 2 128 509 ,793 9700 2 1,320 1,35510561 Central Western Region 2.0 2.0 .5 .2 1.8 1.9 120 104 202 193 29.9 .3 :a 1:0 0 : ,
2,335 2,269 28 26 2,363 2,295 5,286 4,904 440 43 5,726 5,387 Southwestern Region ... 2.3 2.2 7.0 6.8 1.8 1.8 113 102 210 196 29.1 24.9 2.9 2.8 1.02 1.02 -
10,505 10,187 230 211 10,738 10,398 67 54 21,485 20,467 2,508 2,614 23,993 23,081 Total, Western District 2.1 2.0 7.7 7.4 1.9 1.9 106 95 181 174 29.1 30.2 3.4 3.3 1.04 1.03 2,138,344 1,907,830 32 36
26,695 26,51 760 745 27,455 27,326 863 801 58,350 57,959 10,189 10,270 68,539 68,229 United States ................... 2.2 2.2 7.5 7.3 2.6 2.6 100 92 167 163 29.7 30.6 4.9 4.8 1.04 1.04 25,068,012 23,593,227 29 29

Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)--Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service-Continued

Other passeniger-train cars District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pounds of coal per
Total sleeping, parlor, and Total dining cars / Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by steaassenger-train
observation cars d/ motor cars (kilowatt-hours) motor-train motor cars (gallons) motor-train steam locomotives e/ locomotive-mile car-mile, with steam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19343
Eastern District:
2,095 2,053 306 270 3,759 3,864 23 19 3,512 3,553 New England Region a/ 1797,226 1,710,O47 5.1 .5 70,914 75,212 O.44 0.47 70,943 72,519 90 93 16.6
9,262 9,10 1,136 1,130 13,534 13,526 103 5713,637 13,609 Great Lakes Region 5,--------606,47 9,623,7553 259,651 271,956 .6525,051 232,706 1 116 i74.4" 14.9
12,940 12,556 1,514 1,792 12,203 11,789 245 2142 2 12,031 Central Eastern Region _/_ 24,864,4 24,885,626 5.5 5.6 211,554 204,279 302,490 315,507 1.14 115 17.01
24,297 24,073 3,256 3,192 29,526 29,179 371 344 29,897 29,523 Total, Eastern District 35,268,109 36,222,461 5.8 6.0 542,419 551,447 .54 .55 598,514 624,032 111 112 15.8 16.3
Southern District:
1 1,301 155 171 1,6141 1 4,16 2 1,646 1,466 Pocahontas Region .... ----- 37,075 39,304 .47 .45 41,964 41,211 113 112 17.5 1.1
S7,574 11 11045 10070 78 61 11,123 10,131 Southern Region 3,37,738 3,890,187 5.4 5. 140,316 10 22 .39 2o32 235, 462 110 109 16.5
e,821 8,875 1,406 1,356 12,689 11.556 80 61 12,769 11,617 Total, Southern District 3,307,738 3,890,187 5.4 5.8 177,394 143,586 .40 .41 282,326 276,673 111 109 16.5 16.8
6,506 6,412 791 7344 5,25 ,450 576 608 9,410 9,05W Northwestern Region ......- 558,033 579,971 .4i .41 184,005 185,109 113 114 16 .3

I58 2, 2,210 1353 12692 59 644 14127 13336 Central Western Region 2,520 2,57912 75 72 730 219 777,74 46 46 29,359 273,52 115 14 14.1
S5,661 5,51o 290 296 5,951 5,536 Southwestern Region -,--0 6 256,379 264, 108,920
26,668 24,175 3,893 3,777 25,024 26,682 1,455 1,548 29,479 28,230 Total, Western District 2,572,254 2,630,668 7.3 7.0 1,544,631 1,622,560 .42 .42 586,087 567,557 110 110 14.8 15.2
59,786 57,123 8,555 8.325 70.239 67.417 1,906 1,953 72,145 69,370 United States ......................... 41,148,101 42,743,316 5.8 6.0 2,264,444 2,317,593 .44 .44 1,466,927 1,468,262 110 111 15.5 16.0
I _- -- -- -d b f Iln e ti &car and dinin -car miles in trains without locr rtivee is ineligible.


g/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to few York Central), for which opera
Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


j The num er o s eep ng
-
g u
2/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


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Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued
Train-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all
operated main tracks operated Total passenger-train cars
District and region
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotives Total Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives th electric Without locomotives Total
Illocomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1931 1933

6,220 6,19 8,14 8,356 172 17,215 1,991 1,92 1,870 1,997 21,111 21,1514 Eas ErnD region a14/ .e.... 102,660 102,230 17,026 16,754 5,512 5,120 125,198 12104 531 562 31 89 875 59 79
18.795 19,56 27,152 28,202 7 4953 16 155 5781 6,089 52,12 5,596 Great Lakes Region .. 368,776 376,538 1,037 13,937 19,420 20,029 1402,233 110, 014 0 9 1,23 1,361 10 125
21.321 21;851 30,502 31,128 586181 596310 4,681 3,893 15,873 15,558 78,738 78,761 Central Eastern Region b/_.. *19,99 119,978 15,569 36.098 56,877 55,364 522,410 511,.540 1,1 1 ,4 50 560 1,961 2,lO 221 33
116,339 47,8M2 65,788 67,686 120,172 121,478 8,275 7,389 23,524 23,644 151,971 152,511 Total, Eastern District 891,430 898,746 76,632 66,789 81,609 80,513 1,049,871 1,046,048 2,855 3,056 1,192 1,284 4,o47 4,34o0 385 527

5 5543 7,27 7,312 8,080 8,188 549 550 8,629 8,738 Pocahontas Region -.... 54,169 50,882 920 900 55,0689 51,782 206 217 28 35 23 252 36 2
37:24 37531 41,472 41,752 8796 48:,323 9 9 4,256 3,935 53,061 52,267 Southern Region...............-- 3458,17 327,162 20 17 11,10 11,222 357,647 33,01 1,163 1,281 545 559 1,70 1,80 19 27
42,702 43,074 118,719 49,064 56,876 56,511 9 9 4,805 4,485 61,690 61,005 Total, Southern District. 399,986 378,044 20 17 12,730 12,122 412,736 390,183 1,369 1,498 573 594 1,942 2,092 185 289
Western District:
41 65 442 93 16705 147 176 35,972 35,470 591 597 7,768 7,927 614,334 *,3,9?4 6orhwestern region 257,710 244,519 6,424 6,234 15,969 16,514 280,123 267,267 917 1,053 383 350 1,330 1,403 1147 23
9'299 94'9:9946 56,2o 56,927 53,;66 52,713 11,695 11,932 656 161 6% 65 Central Wester Region 14 61,599 136,066 21,893 22,652 483,492 158,7186 1,0157 1,126 ,4*9 505 1,464 1,63 166 23
31,576 31,912 32,509 32,84 25, 67 25,;93 4,551 4,617 30,018 30,110 Southwestern Region.........- 179,219 172,523 8,156 8,277 187,377 180,800 530 576 201 196 731 772 150 16
123,980 124,796 135,420 136,947 114,905 113,676 594 597 24,014 24,476 139,513 138,749 Total, Western District. 898,528 853,108 6,424 6,234 46,0o0 47,443 950,992 906,785 2,492 2,755 1,033 1,051 3,525 3,606 463 644
212,591 215,712 249,927 253,697 291,953 291,665 8,878 7,995 52,343 52,605 353,174 352,265 United States.........--.. ...--- 2,19,944 2,129,898 83,076 73,040 140,579 10,078 2,413,599 2,343,016 6,716 7309 2,798 2,929 9,514 10,238 1,033 1,60
Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands) Passenger-train cars per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
T Passenger Percent unsery- Train-miles Locomotive-
Total Passengercars c ..ars per iceable of total per mile of miles per
p Tn h ig District and regiontraith locomotives road per day train-mile Kilowatt-hours er
Principal and helper Light locomotives With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric eetr coomtiper
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotives tives locomotives e/ locomotives (kiowatt-hours) mil


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
19 43 19 36 609 6014 20,252 20,172 2160 2,127 47,642 46,725 5,310 14,907 52,L52 51,63 Nes England Region c/ .2.5 2.4 6.2 6.2 2 2.6 171 069 126 125 37.14 356 10.2 9.9 1.05 1.05 64,711,243 62,361,917 30 29
46:79 9:75 2,006 1 906 .796883 1,631 1,751 10 106,67 328 186,25 122, 125;,4-,9 Iroat Lakes Region 2:5 2 1014 9:7 169* 163 2. 10.6 10 :1. 151,99:3,5;1 42,959,327 29 3
65,341 65:36 2,575 2,561 67:916 67:929 5:260 4:328 157,340 156:598 53:816 52,251 211,156 208,89 Central Eastern Region b/ 2.5 2. 7 7.2 3.6 3.6 97 169 167 275 26.6 1 07 5959,333 29
131,576 131,711 5,390 5,273 136,966 136,984 9,251 8,206 309,114 309,997 77,454 75,983 386,568 385,980 Total, Eastern District 2.4 2.4 7.5 7.5 3.5 3.4 101 95 166 162 29.5 29.6 9.8 9.5 1.07 1.06 260,088,152 236,666,777 28 29
Southern District:
8,177 8 ,24 214 201 8 391 8 445 1 1 18,464 17,884 908 883 19,372 18,767 Pocahontas Region .-- ........ .3 2.2 6.7 6.2 1.7 1.6 107 100 1is 14 12.1 14.0 4.7 4.7 1.04 1.03 14,562 126,76 14 152
49,555 114,947 859 868 50:4?1 49:815 9 9 109,238 104,209 10,934 10,551 120,172 114,760 Southern Region- 2.2 2.2 7.1 6,6 2. 2.9 68 81 149 114 31.9 30.4 4.3 4.2 1.03 1.03 99,265 4,410 11 9
57,732 57,191 1,073 1,069 58,805 58,260 10 10 127,702 122,093 11,842 11,434 139,544 133,527 Total, Southern District. 2.2 2.2 7.0 6.7 2.6 2.7 91 83 119 144 29.5 28.4 4.3 4.2 1.03 1.03 243,827 211,178 23 21
Western District:
24 36,619 769 696 3,o7 37,517 628 627 74,559 71,011 61o494 6,606 63,053 79,617 Northwestern Region ...........- 2.0 2.0 7:2 7.0 2.1 2.1 86 60 1914 136 2.6 214.9 .1 .1 1.0 140 1.051 22,6561 22,129,429
5l2 53,14 1,72 1551 56;2nu 55,92 58 110336 14680 153 125,265 119,97 Sentral Western Region 2.1 2.0 .6 :83 115 101 19 16 307 310 :0 1 9 .05 1.05 12129 3
25628 2566 290 23 25:918 25,929 56,596 54,190 5:006 5:0 1 61,602 59,59 Southestern Region 2.2 2.1 7.0 6. 8 1. 1. 106 101 204 190 27.5 254 2. 2. 1.02 1.02
117,398 116,006 2,781 2,532 120,179 118,538 628 627 241,740 229,037 28,180 29,147 269,920 258,184 Total, Western District 2.1 2.0 7.8 7.5 1.9 1.9 102 93 177 168 29.3 27.6 3.4 3-3 1.04 1.04 22,856,248 22,129,428 36 35
306,706 304,908 9,244 8,874 315,950 313,782 9,889 8,83 678.,556 661,127 117,476 116,564 796,032 777,691 United States ...................2.3 2.2 7.6 7.14 2.7 2.7 99 92 166 161 29.4 28.6 5.0 4.9 1.05 1.05 283,188,227 259,007,383 29 29
Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service-Continued

Other passenger-train cars District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pounds of coal per
Total sleeping, parlor, and Total ini*g ceas / Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by pe steam passenger-tran
observation cars d_/ motor cars (kilowau-hours) motor-train motor cars (gallons) motor-train steam locomotives e/ locomotive-mile car-mile, with steam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District: 1
26,267 25747 14,509 2,98 14269 43,27 201 211 4 6470 143,738 New England Region a/ ....- 18,332,937 16,119,172 4., 4.9 772006 613,105 0 .01 621,169 602,595 91 69 16.0 15.7
56 153.5 15,667 Great Lakes Region --91,366, 6 91,33,012 2,06 :155 3,150,427 .62 2, 0,652 2,562,239 1 1i 109 1 1 1. 1 .6
112,05 11 1,16 108 52 156 10 1,063 2:6k 153.5,60 15,1667 entral Eastern Region b/ 2 296,723,022 2610,6;3,395329 76.7, 03201.16
12 8 ? 153,67* W 2,6 2I:0i 13 676 128,499 2,650 136,326 131,163Cn.6n1878 ,1.89 1
3091,995 289,67996 38,952 37,822 3210,22 32,516 3,93820 17,1352 332,356 33218,5617 Total, Eastern District 29,,162,75 372,38,730,5731 65.8 65.4 5,613,93 6,61,979 .54 .53 6,911,42 6,1739,927 10 107 154.35 15.3
Southern District:
16,070 14,618 2,129 2,062 17,506 16,118 12 17 17,518 16,135 Pocahontas Region ------- 420,494 403,119 .46 .45 463009 450,810 110 107 17.1 17.
97,062 92,675 14,695 13,922 121s,42 116,373 676 671 125,716 11701 14 Southern Region ....................- 41,796,94 141,985,952 5.3 5.14 1,47,254 1,300,94- .39 .39 2,703:,254 2,582,669 107 101 15.6 15.6
113,132 107,493 16,824 15,984 142,348 132,491 688 686 143,236 133,179 Total, Southern District 41,796,942 41,965,952 5.3 5.4 1,907,714 1,704,061 .41 .40 3,166,263 3,033,679 108 104 15,6 16.0

62,293 76,270 9,6,355 98,509 9661 6760 7,164 105,269 103,025 Northwestern Region 6,326,611 6,399,674 .I .9 2,062,599 1,968,691 110 108 16.6 16.3
175,623 163,609 26,911 25,315 I4,555 14,009 6,906 7,112 155,463 151,121 Central Western Region 26,591,69 26,149,300 7.0 7.1 6,516,793 6,1433,066 157,10 3 ,3 023,14 112 1101
51, 216 1,417 8,217 8, 16 63,160 61,513 3,152 2,858 66,312 61,371 Southwestern Region -571,04561,013 3.0 3.0 2,92,779 2,677,197 .37 -36
309,362 2687,996 100,44666 958942, 310,22994 301,33 16,620 17,131,87 327,80263 31,517 Total Western District7,162739 ,730,313 6.8 6.9 17,776,13 17,710,57 .43 .41 6,11,6,173647 107 105 14.3 1.5ICE
714,49 19 1 695,167 100,14142 9594 70,9914 762,390 21,642 21,874 802,636 784,264 United States 1................- 476,103,826 43,056,843 5.6 5.5 25,497,6541 25,676,297 .145 .43 16,193,185 16,097,253 106 106 15.1 15.1
............ ,,__ X A lto Ne Y....rk .....ntral) for ... whichh operati s stn rte reported separately. d/ The number of sleening-car and dining-car miles in trains without locomotives is negligible. $888-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFF


a/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to r Cenral), f icn opwrazing smaz------ are ..
V/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.
2/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


e/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

PASSENGER SERVICE OPERATING STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1934 AND 1933


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-210
DECEMBER, 1934


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1934 AND 1933


Road locomotive-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued Average number of freight cars on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Train-miles (thousands) and region Cars owned
operated main tracks operated Tra les ( ) District and region
Principal and helper Light Total Total Stored Home Foreign Total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
7,486 7,531 9,526 9,5 1,047 1,1 1,22 71 1,261 1,273 NewEnglandRegion / 1,034 1,04 70 79 36,627 38,331 27,998 28,082 64,625 66,413 51,54 52 ,598
23,773 23,75 33,40 33,67 5196 5,14 55,40 5,431 35 342 5,85 5,773 Great Lakes Region... 3,784 3,974 526 513 220,120 25 ,10 143,686 145,149 363 806 390,459 328 ,65 356,629
27,020 27,067 37,131 37,116 5,571 5,546 6,210 6,211 611 592 6,821 6,803 Central Eastern Region kb/ 5,512 5,598 708 795 432,430 452,479 117,260 117,891 549,690 570,370 520,757 536,570
58,279 58,473 80,197 80,393 11,816 11,699 12,940 12,844 1,027 1,005 13,967 13,849 Total, Eastern District 10,330 10,621 1,304 1,387 689,177 736,120 288,944 291,122 978,121 1,027,242 900,990 945,797
Southern District:
5,937 5,969 7,725 7,760 1,415 1,5 1,486 1,422 62 58 1,548 1,480 Pocahontas Region....---- 1,056 1,284 279 376 88,022 94,375 13,023 12,707 101,045 107,062 112,187 11,078
39,081 39,329 43,372 43,627 5,679 5,46 5,827 5,590 108 100 5,935 5,690 Southern Region....-------- 4,056 4,261 334 513 199,13 214217 61662 68,735 264,475 282,952 246,44 263,305
45,016 45,298 51,097 51,367 7,094 6,805 7,313 7,012 170 158 7,483 7,170 Total, Southern District 5,112 5,545 613 889 287,835 308,592 77,685 81,442 365,520 390,034 358,627 374,383
47,809 47,910 52,336 52,616 14,402 4,132 4,596 4,291 180 164 14,776 4,455 WesNorthwern ist Regiont:- 558 682 223779 24,105646906 292244,ll 262,876
52,7865 53,146 59,741 60,,'a, 6 ,5 7 6,776 Norhwestern.Region- -- 3,521 3,694 556 662 223,779 243,105 66,465 64,906 292,244 308,011 262,876 281,224
52785 53,146 59,71 60116 665 19 6991 6455 355 321 73 6 Central Western Region ,266 4,361 592 711 233,102 250,32 87,140 82,096 32,242 332,421 297,921 316935
32,832 33,227 33,748 34,145 3,781 ,72 3,825 3,756 57 50 3,882 3,06 Southwestern Region 2,377 2,513 511 603 81,723 95,176 65,546 62,074 147,269 157.250 101,981 111,255
133,426 134,283 145,825 146,877 14,838 14,055 15,412 14,502 592 535 16,o00 15,037 Total, Western District 10,164 10,568 1,661 1,996 538,604 5M8,606 221,151 209,076 759,755 797,682 662,778 709,414
236,723 238,054 277,119 278,657 33,748 32,559 35,665 34,356 1,789 1,698 37,454 36,056 United States .................. --- 25,606 26,734 3,578 4.,272 1,515,616 1,633,318 587,780 581,640 2,103,396 2,214,958 1,922,395 2,029,594


Car-miles (thousands)
Percent esnserv-teunalcm- Percent unserv- Net ton-miles Net ton-mlee per Car-miles per Gross ton-miles per
iceable of total Pene of care on iceable of total Car-miles per car-day Np train-mile excluding
Loaded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eastbound of District and region locomotives line of ed cars on ine per car-dy loaded car-mile train-mile lomotiv d rs
total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933


21,9365 25o4 0 14,298 14,712 6 2,6629 1, ,76 60. 607 49.3 50.2 .2NewEngland Region a/---- 45.2 42.3 125.4 126.3 15.4 14.8 21.3 20.3 286 270 20.2 20.2 .41.8 40.6 1,500 145
S609 5 Great Lakes Region ...... .. 7 39.7 110.7 109.5 17.5 15.7 23.3 21.1 355 322 25.0 25.2 51.2 1,955
161,901 157,638 108,620 106,46 270,521 264,684 59. 594.8 65. 50.1 50.2 Central Eastern Region / 7 39.5 105.6 106.3 15.2 15. 15.9 15.0 296 275 31.2 30.8 9 6 .7 2015 1967
350,250 339,743 225,622 222,633 575,872 562,376 60.8 60.4 63,8 64.9 50.2 50.4 Total, Eastern District 39.7 39.86 108.6 108.6 16.1 15.7 19.0 17.7 317 293 27.5 27.4 49.7 49.1 1,943 1,902
6 39,974 37,190 92, 6,756 56.9 Southern District:
52,676 9 39,' 974 37,190 92 ,'s ,5756 56.9 57.1 50.1 51.5 50.7 .1 Pocahontas Region.............. 17.8 25.4 90.1 96.4 3.2 3.3 29.6 26.1 754 672 44.7 45.0 66.7 64.8 3,132 3,01
119,065 112,720 76,483 73,500 195,5n 186,220 60.9 60.5 56.3 56.2 50.2 .3 Southern Region ................. 33.0 31.2 107.3 107.5 25.8 26.6 23.9 21.2 365 315 25.1 24.5 35. 35.1 1,315 1,289
171,941 162,286 116,457 110,690 288,398 272,976 59.6 59.5 54.4 54.8 50.4 49.9 Total, Southern District 29.9 29.9 101.9 104.2 19.6 20.2 25.5 22.6 473 413 31.1 30.8 41.6 41.1 1,678 1,647

105,424 9,524 64,133 56,1914 169,557 151,71 62.2 6 .o 54.7 570 0-3 50.3 NorthwesternRegion 31.2 31.0 1112 109.5 8.2 8.2 18.7 15.9 276 246 23.7 24.6 9.5 7.7 1,40 1,430
171,866 16,570 107,798 99,968 27, 66 256,538 61.5 61.0 58.2 58.9 49.7 49.0 Central Western Region 31.7 31.1 107.5 104.9 13.5 14.4 28.2 24.9 374 336 21.6 22.1 43.0 .3 1,77 1,559
82.776 81,472 51,410 54,902 13 ,186 136,374 61.7 59.7 54.8 54.2 50.8 50.0 Southwestern Region....---- 27.0 26.5 14.4 141.3 5.5 7.3 29.4 28.0 19 33 23.1 22.9 36.4 37.6 163 1,376
360,067 333,566 223,341 211,064 583,408 544,630 61.7 61.2 56.4 57.2 50.1 49.6 Total, Western District 30.4 29.9 114.6 112.4 9.9 10.6 24.8 22.0 345 311 22.6 23.0 40.3 39.7 1,494 1,472
882,258 835,595 565,420 544,387 1,447,678 1,37992 60.9 60.6 58.9 59.9 50.2 50.0 United States--....................---- 4.1 33.9 109.4 109.1 14.5 14.7 22.2 20.1 354 320 26.2 26.3 43.9 43.4 1,690 1,663

Ton-miles (mimons)
Average number of road locomotives on line Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Gross Net Average miles per Gross ton-miles per
Train-hour Net ton-miles per hour, trains inper train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
train-mile hrit re locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region freight service tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
Including locomotives and Excluding locomotives and Revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable eluding locomotives Net tonmilesper Net tons of coal consumed 1,000 gross ton-mi
tenders tenders.Serviceable Unserviceable and tenders, per mile mile of road per day Net tons of coal consumed in lun n t
of main tracks per day and tenders
1934 1933 1934 1933 193 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19344 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933
Eastern District:
1,64 1,791 1,570 1,524 574 556 77 72 5 567 606 467 443 New England Region 5....... 5 30 14.6 14.5 21,871 21,071 39.3 39.2 6,210 6,024 2,472 2,380 11472 120,910 128 13
11, 11,266 10,161 9,1 4,002 3,5 31511 318,762 2,394 2,396 1,390 1,578 Great Lakes Region -- ....... 770 763 16.4 16.0 32,102 30,800 50.2 46.9 11,222 10,789 5, 30 5,263 714,853 69,524 123 12
12,857 12,529 11,223 10,911 5,048 4,866 412,606 408,610 3,268 3,389 2,244 2,209 Central Eastern Region b_/ 906 877 13.5 13.6 27,200 26,704 39.9 39.2 11,169 10,889 6,026 5,800 931,357 929,143 145 148
26,358 25,586 22,954 22,253 9,624 9,317 800,905 799,687 6,229 6,391 4,101 4,230 Total, Eastern District 815 796 14.8 14.6 28,659 27,827 43.6 42.1 10,602 10,266 5,327 5,140 1,763,682 1,748,577 134 137
Southern District:
4,938 4,662 14,431 14,188 2,362 2,231 99,663 95,753 867 958 189 326 Pocahontas Region.. ----.. 1,669 1,641 14.2 14.2 44,464 43,7 47.3 7.2 20,61 19377 12,831 12,056 253,735 239,344 10 10
8,696 8,188 7,470 7,018 2,993 2,767 339,513 326,751 2,716 2,932 1,3140 1,329 Southern Region...... -- 527 508 16.7 16.7 22,002 21,477 47.2 43.1 6,468 6,055 2,471 2,269 644,752 595,501 148 145
13,634 12,850 11,901 11,206 5,355 4,998 439,176 422,504 3,583 3,890 1,529 1.655 Total, Southern District 755 734 16.2 16.1 27,099 26,522 47.2 41.7 8,607 8,067 3,837 3,559 898,487 834,845 132 130
75o 6,895 6,90 249 Western District:
7.590 6,695 6,514 5,907 2,498 2,352 286,992 265,746 2,423 2,549 1,098 1,145 Northwestern Region. 567 569 15.3 15.5 22,700 22,229 43.8 36.9 4,678 4,227 1,686 1,584 569,287 503.712 150 146
12,356 11,352 10,496 9,666 3,716 3,466 366,308 346,991 2,913 3,006 1,353 1,355 Central Western Region 55 559 18.2 17.9 28,653 27,857 55.5 50.1 6,672 6,091 2,271 2,104 22,07 742,534 1 131
6,066 5,991 5,153 5,123 1,912 1,867 216,862 216,424 1,736 1,848 641 665 Southwestern Region ...506 501 17.4 17.2 23,759 23,669 52.7 a4.9 5,798 5,660 1,878 1,812 383,495 366,478 126 122
26,012 24,238 22,163 20,696 8,126 7,685 870,162 829,161 7,072 7,403 3,092 3,165 Total, Western District 5 46 547 17.1 17.0 25,470 24,960 50.8 45.9 5,754 5,323 1,964 1,846 1,774,869 1,612,724 136 133
66,00oo 62,674 57,018 54,155 23,105 22,000 2,110,243 2,051,352 16,884 17,684 8,722 9,050 United States ................. .. 685 676 16.0 15.9 27,019 26,399 47.2 43.5 7,683 7,255 3,148 2,981 4,437,038 4,196,146 134 134


* Excludes caboose miles.
/ Includes Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), f6r which operating statistics are reported separately.
J Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


c/ Includes caboose miles.
V Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


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Average miles of all
main tracks operated


I I Road locomotive-miles (thousands)


Train-miles (thousands)


Principal and helper


Light


Total


5 4 4 I I -~ _____


1934 1933


1933


1934 1933


District and region


Average number of road locomotives on line-Continued


I i I I I__


Total


1934 1 1933


Stored


1933


Home


Average number of freight cars on line


Foreign


1934


7,499 7,59 9,547 9,647 12,799 12057 14,47 1,770 7 76 15,525 14,556 New England Region a/ 1,028 1,061 0 102 36,597 39,20 27,618 26,190 64,215 65,470 52,032 52,826
23815 23,97 33,573 33,797 64,399 60,90 68,473 64,371 4,24 3,55 72,747 68,226 Great Lakes Region........ 3,849 4,070 91 531 225,088 264,736 150,962 142,84 376,050 407,584 340,636 370,876
27,041 27,225 37,089 37,329 69,474 67,207 77.718 74,998 7,564 6,887 85,282 81,885 Central Eastern Region 5532 5,655 709 93 441,626 468,853 124,611 11417 566,237 587,270 52,744 544,812
58,355 58,751 60,209 60,773 146,672 139,754 160,838 153,139 12,716 11,526 173,554 164,667 Total, Eastern District. 10,4O09 10,786 1,280 1,606 703,311 772,869 303,191 287,455 1,006,502 1,060,324 921,412 968,514
Southern District:
5,947 6,020 7,732 7,801 1,165 17,376 19,155 18,234 824 754 19,979 18,988 PocahontasRegion ............35 1,305 300 412 6,65 92,568 16,118 14,569 102,183 107,137 111,943 114,3
39,175 39,445 43,470 43,743 69,767 65,863 71,753 67,725 1,296 1,222 73,0o9 68,947 Southern Region................. 4,144 4,324 378 629 203,724 217,557 68,954 71,o94 272,678 288,651 255,396 272,6oo
45,122 45,465 51,202 51,544 87,932 83,239 90,908 85,959 2,120 1,976 93,028 87,935 Total, Southern District 5,279 5,629 678 1,041 289,789 310,125 85,072 85,663 374,861 395,788 367,339 387,180
Western District:
47,860 48,088 52,441 52,814 56,344 51,88 58,891 53,626 2,269 2,060 61,160 55,686 Northwestern Region 3,638 3,752 563 857 231,077 248,681 69,468 63,941 300,54 312,622 273,741 286,470
52,916 53,415 59,90 60,404 83,02 74,525 87,230 78,20 4551 3 871 91781 82,079 Central Western Region... 4,312 4,471 594 875 236,19 255,863 88,885 83172 325,03 339,035 305,958 321,350
33,036 33,372 33,952 34,290 47,349 4,3 4,000 ooo 5,01 716 51716 5,669 Southwestern Region....... 2, 2,525 529 607 86,013 100,867 66,150 62,24 152,163 163,691 106,907 118,515
133,812 134,875 146,283 147,508 186,779 170,366 194,121 176,852 7,536 6,582 201,657 183,434 Total, Western District 10,392 10,748 1,686 2,339 553,239 605,411 224,503 209,937 777,742 815,34 686,606 726,335
237,289 239,091 277,694 279,825 421,383 393,359 445,867 415,950 22,372 20,086 468,239 436,036 United States ..............-..... 26,080 27,163 3,644 4,986 1,546,339 1,688,405 612,766 583,055 2,159,105 2,271,460 1,975,357 2,082,029


Car-miles (thousands)
Percent unserv- Pc se Net tn-iles Net tn-miles per Car-miles per Gross tsn-mits per
Picraent uof Percent all cars ston ionble of total Car-miles per car-day pa ed.er r r train-mile, excluding
toesmoftivl line of care owned c le per car ay loaded ar-mile train-mile s/
Loaded Empty Total Percent loaded Percent loaded east Percent eastbound of District and region locomotives ars on lineomotivesrs
total


1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
359068 342,316 18,837 174,90 544,905 517,296 65.9 66.2 58.1 57.6 49.6 49.7 New England Region /......... 42.5 42.2 123.4 123.9 15.0 14.8 23.2 21.6 306 275 20.0 19.2 43.6 43.9 1,539 1,525
2,6,532 192,192 1,331,111 1,254,515 3,377,643 3,178707 60.6 60 63.5 .4 50.2 50.2 Great Lakes Region........... 3.0 41.0 110.4 109.9 16.7 16.5 24.6 21.4 365 310 24.5 23.9 53.5 53.6 2,oo3 1,979
2,83,135 2,ooo,571 1,362,816 1,31,7 3,445,951 3,311,279 60.5 60. 63.0 63.5 49.8 49.9 central Eastern Region b/... 40.2 38.0 107.1 107.8 15.3 14.7 16.7 15.4 308 281 30.6 30.1 50.6 50.3 2,052 2,020
4,488,735 4,267,079 2,879,764 2,740,203 7,368,499 7,007,282 60.9 60.9 62.8 63.4 50.0 50.0 Total, Eastern District 39.6 39.6 109.2 109.5 15.8 15.4 20.1 18.1 329 292 27.0 26.4 51.2 51.1 1,986 1,960
Southern District:
725,799 666,003 565,479 535,332 1,291,278 1,221,335 56.2 56.2 45.4 45.2 50.2 50.2 Pocahontas Region ----.... 18.8 22,5 91.3 93.7 3. 3.9 34.6 31.2 861 784 44.: ; 4: 72.1 71.3 ,366 336
1,533,626 1,449,069 949,785 899,881 2,483,411 2,34,950 61.8 61.7 56.6 58.0 50.1 50.1 Southern Region..................... 33.0 30.1 106. 105.: 26. 22.9 25.0 22.3 365 322 23. 23. 36.6 36.6 ,332 1,327
2,259,425 2,135,072 1,515,264 1,435,213 3,774,689 3,570,285 59.9 59.8 53.0 53.9 50.1 50.1 Total, Southern District 29.9 28.4 102.0 102.2 20.2 17.7 27.6 24.7 500 447 30.3 30.2 43.9 43.9 1,752 1,746
4 Western District:
1,470,267 1,301,568 900,569 785,515 2,,370,836 2,087,083 62.0 62.4 57.1 58.7 50.2 50.3 Northwestern Region......... 31.5 27.1 109.8 109.1 8.7 8.1 21.6 18.3 319 279 23.8 24.4 43.1 41.6 1,604 1,570
2,269,324 1,997,878 1,37,558 1,254,570 3,706, 882 3,252 ,44 61.2 61.4 60.4 60.5 49.9 497 Central Western Region... 30.9 30.2 106.2 105.5 13.7 13.6 31.2 26.3 406 344 21.2 21.3 45.6 44.6 1,666 1,635
1,129,365 1,035,708 725,414 665,784 1,854,779 1,701,492 60.9 60.9 54.3 55.1 50.4 50.5 Southwestern Region450... 26.3 25.4 142.3 138.1 1a 6 33.4 26.5 45 390 22.2 22.5 10.1 39.2 1,466 1,431
4,868,956 4,335,154 3,063,541 2,705,869 7,932,497 7,041,023 61.4 61.6 58.0 58.7 50.1 50.1 Total, Western District_ 30.0 28.0 113.3 112.3 10.3 10.5 27.9 23.7 381 328 22.2 22.5 43.4 42.3 1,597 1,562
11,617,116 10,737,305 7,458,569 6,881,285 19,075,685 17,618,590 60.9 60.9 58.9 59.6 50.1 50.1 United States ....................... 33.8 32.7 109.3 109.1 14.6 14.1 24.2 21.3 378 332 25.6 25.6 46.2 45.8 1,765 1,7141

Ton-miles (millions)
Average number of road locomotives on line Traffic density Coal consumption in road service d/
Gross Net Average miles per Gross ton-miles per
Train-hours Net ton-miles per hourAverage milnesper train-hour, excluding Locomotive-miles
train-mile freig seric locomotives and per locomotive-day
District and region freight service tenders Gross ton-miles, in- Pounds of coal per
Including locomotives and Excluding locomotives and Revenue and noevenue Serviceale nserviceale eluding locomotives Net ton-miles per Net tons of coal consumed 1,00 gross tomiles
tenders tenders Revenue and nonrevenue Serviceable Unserviceable and tenders, per mile mile of road per day including lomotives
of main tracks per day and tenders

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
13968 21,4O 19,70 19,3 7,178 6,570 879,760 821,095 592 614 436 447 New England Region a/7.76....-..0 561 545 14.5 14.7 22,396 22,394 41.4 37.6 6,591 6,086 2,623 2,375 1,360,614 1,258,095 118 117
17,376 136,8 128,967 119,729 5,132 46, 60 3,964,541 3,779,158 2,385 2,4oo 1,44 1,670 Great Lakes Region... 778 761 16.2 16.0 32,530 31,681 .8 12,027 11,094 5767 5,270 8,309,874 7,630,475 113 112
163,005 155,322 142,557 135,789 63,717 60,193 5,133,263 4,940,693 3,309 3,504 2,223 2,151 Central Eastern Region /-. 917 896 13.5 13.6 27,771 27,484 42.2 39.7 12,041 11,400 6,456 6,057 10,949,338 10,375,261 134 134
333,349 313,612 291,227 273,906 121,027 112,823 9,977,564 9,540,946 6,286 6,518 4,123 4,268 Total, Eastern District-... 825 807 14.7 14.6 29,188 28,709 45.7 41.8 11,386 10,637 5,682 5,261 20,619,826 19,263,831 124 123
Southern District:
67,626 64,033 61,138 57,964 32,130 30,64o 1,286,939 1,233,922 921 II,012 214 293 Pocahontas Region--..-......-. 1,769 1,763 14.1 14.1 47,506 46,975 4.2 39. 23,962 22,489 14,603 13,94 3,077,094 2,905,779 91 91
108,058 101,569 92,907 87,371 36,282 33,925 4,206,912 4,027,502 2,777 3,020 1,367 1,30 Southern Region -...-..-..--.. 520 515 166 16.4 22,0:84 21,694 4.3 43.7 6,810 6,361 2,537 2,356 7.353,479 6,95895 136136
175,684 165,602 154,045 145,335 68,412 64,565 5,493,851 5,261,424 3,698 4,032 1,581 1,597 Total, Southern District. 778 776 16.0 15.8 28,039 27,623 48.3 42.8 9,oo00 8,02 4,154 3,890 10,430,573 9,801,674 119 118

1o4,112 93086 90,361 80,668 3,984 31,816 3,64,089 3,344,007 2,491 2,737 1,147 1,015 Northwestern Region...---.... 621 619 15.4 15.4 24,769 24,123 46.1 40.7 5,439 4,829 2,003 1,813 6,69,59 5,929,885 129 7
,95 142,271 138,17 121,881 8,219 2,585 ,637,29 4 ,263,417 2,981 3,122 1 331 1,3149 Central Western Region..... 580 571 17.9 17.5 29,849 28,588 5.3 50.3 7,392 6,453 2,49 2,14 9667,59 ,602,637 120 121
680,882 74,053 69,525 63,612 25,017 23,293 2,760,523 2,655,920 1,799 1,884 643 641 Southwestern Region............ 528 524 17.2 16.7 25,166 23,951 54.7 9.6 6,527 5,9176 2,075 1,912 4,560,667 4,258,365 113 115
346,589 309,410 298,303 266,161 108,220 97,694 11,045,861 10,263,344 7,271. 7,743 3,121 3,005 Total, Western District. 579 573 16.9 16.6 27,006 25,933 53.2 46.8 6,491 5,747 2,216 1,984 20,938,135 18,790,887 121 121
855,622 788,624 743,575 685,402 297,659 275,082 26,517,276 25,065,714 17,255 18,293 8,825 8,870 United States ...............------ 706 699 15.9 15.7 28,041 27,344 49.2 44.o 8,442 7,721 3,437 3.152 51,988,534 47,656,392 122 121


* Excluded caboose miles.
SIncludea Boston & Albany (lessor to New York Central), for whioh operating statistics are reported separately.
Include Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central), for which operating statistics are reported separately.


c/ Includes caboose miles.
d/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 141 reports of freight service statistics (Form OS-A) representing 148 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1934 AND 1933


Average miles of road
operated


Total


Cam owned


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1934 AND 1933


Statement No. M-210
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Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Co('ntinued
Train-miles (thousands) Average nuniier ,f road looemon es on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all
operated main tracks operated T, tal passenger-train cars
District and region
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotiven eotal Serviceable Vnserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives etr Without locomotve Total

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19341 1933 19314 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19314 1933

Eastern District:
6,200 6,245 8,105 8,167 1,578 1,590 193 184 175 170 1,946 1,944 New EnglandRegion a/ 9,684 ,569 1,635 1,607 542 6 11,861 11682 509 533 30 843862 4364
18,632 19, 7 26,972 27,929 4,211 4,272 163 161 511 511 4,5 4,944 Great takes Region 34 3,218 1,35 1, 1,80o 1796 37,741 7,372 902 958 289 358 1,191 1,316 104 124
21,280 2i, 7 30,506 30,826 527 5,519 461 457 1,391 1,40 7,279 7,378 Central Eastern Region b/ 0,49 3,930 4,904 4, 5,034 5,039 50,287 48,434 1,402 1,476 511 548 1,913 2, 24 193 246
46,112 47,229 65,583 66,922 11,216 11,381 817 802 2,077 2,083 14,110 14,266 Total, Eastern District 814,618 82,717 7,892 7,430 7,379 7,341 99,889 97,488 2,813 2,976 1,134 1,226 3,947 4,202 3140 434
Southern District:
5,36 5,475 7,213 7,255 788 756 6 45 824 801 Pocahontas Region. 5,486 5,094 62 75 5,169 208 215 2 31 232 246 35 1
37,139 37,392 41364 41614 4,762 4,536 36 337 5,126 4,873 Southern Region ............ 35,199 31,736 1,010 927 3,209 32,663 1,146 1,23 491 551 1,637 1,781 101 177
42,575 42,867 418,577 48,869 5,550 5,292 400 382 5,950 5,674 Total, Southern District 4o0,685 36,830 1,072 1,002 41,757 37,832 1,354 1,445 515 582 1,869 2,027 136 218
Western District:
,569 42,813 46,556 6 ,029 ,487 3,409 69 43 57 624 4,103 4,076 Northwestern Region. 24,844 23,067 648 453 1,166 1,314 26,658 24,834 930 987 345 382 1,275 1,369 119 167
S128 49 31 5666 270 60 4918 990 1,019 5937 central western Region 5,594 0 1,841 1,953 47,435 42 3 1,031 1,080 379 492 1,410 1,572 15 211
31 202 31, 46 32,134 678 ,31 2,349 390 '432 ,21 2,781 Southwestern Region 17,545 16,694 718 777 18,263 17, 71 502 572 91 187 693 759 11 173
122,899 123,875 134,756 135,977 11,278 10,676 69 43 1,927 2,075 13,274 12,794 Total, Western District 87,983 80,771 648 453 3,725 4,044 92,356 85,268 2,463 2,639 915 1,061 3,378 3,700 388 551
211,586 213,971 224, 916 251,768 28,044 27,349 886 8145 4,4o4 4,540 33,3314 32,734 United States ..... ........ 13,286 200,318 8,540 7,88 12,176 12,387 234,002 220,588 6,630 7,060 2,564 2,869 9,194 9,929 864 1,203

Road locomotivemiles thousandss) Passenger-train car-miles (thousands) Passenger-train cars per Locomotive-iiles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
Passenger Percent unserv- Train-miles Locomotive-
Total Passenger can ras per iceable of total per mile of miles per
District nd region train, with locomotives road per day train-mile Kilowatt-hours er
Principal and helper Light District ad rego lcomotives With loco- Wthout All locomo- Serviceable loomot-- ol-tc electric locomoti pe
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotives ties locomotives c/ mile

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 19314 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
1798 1804 78 80 1876 1,8 203 420 437 52 489 1,042 4,926 New England Region a/ 2... .6 2. 6. 4 6.3 3.1 3.0 72 71 13 127 .6 J7.1 10.1 10.0.0 .06 1.06 ,,550.5 66,08,15 52
:6 6 195 6 4 671 1 6 1,702 66 Great Lakes Region 2.2 2. .2 114 187 18 .5 8.2 1.06 1.0 4,484,788 4,l62 4
171 6 2 243 25 6 6 3 513 510 ,599 ,523 4,777 4,779 19376 19 Central Eastern Region b/.. .5 2.4 7.7 7.3 108 103 171 170 26. 27.1 11. 11. 1.09 1. 16,336,343 15,319,365 32 30
12,395 12,522 525 526 12,920 13,048 910 896 28,580 28,621 7,00oo4 6,970 35,584 35,591 Total, Eastern District 2.4 2.3 7.7 7.4 3.6 3.5 106 100 169 166 28.7 29.2 9.9 9.7 1.07 1.07 27,371,676 25,913,728 30 29
Southern District:
802 770 22 20 824 790 1 1,846 1,712 61 75 1,907 1,787 Pocahontas Region 2.3 2.3 7.0 6.7 1.7 1.7 115 104 153 147 10.3 12.6 4.9 4.7 1.05 1.0 77,289 30,880 158 156
4,889 4,623 88 so 4,977 4,703 11,263 10,136 946 864 12209 11,000 Southern Region 2.4 2.2 7.4 7.0 2.8 2.7 98 85 154 1 30. 30.9 4.5 4.2 1.05 1.0 -
5,691 5,393 110 100 5,801 5,493 1 13,109 11,848 1,007 939 14,116 12,787 Total, Southern District 2.4 2.2 7.3 7.0 2.7 2.6 100 87 154 144 27.6 28.7 4.5 4.3 1.05 1.o4 77,289 30,880 158 156
Western District:
,641 3,527 71 66 3,71 359 73 45 7,969 7 138 59 698 8,564 7,836 Northwestern Region .... 2.2 2.1 7.2 6.8 2.1 2.1 94 85 148 141 27.1 27.9 1 3.1 1.04 1.04 2,415,270 1,760,018 33 39
5,531 5 207 170 5738 208 11204 10,094 1,28e 1,331 12 491 11 425 Central Western Region 2.1 2.1 8.5 8.3 1.9 1.9 131 107 211 19 26.8 31.3 .2 9 1.07 1.06 -
E;,45E 23 3 27 26 2,1479 2,389 5,698 5,325 435 474 6,133 5,799 Southwestern Region 2.3 2 7.2 7.1 1.8 1.8 115 102 206 194 27.6 24.7 2.9 .8 1.02 1.02
11,624 10,928 305 262 11,929 11,190 73 145 24,871 22,557 2,317 2,503 27,188 25,060 Total, Western District 2.2 2.1 7.8 7.6 1.9 1.9 114 98 185 173 27.1 28.7 3.5 3.3 1.05 1.04 2,415,270 1,760,018 33 39
29,710 28,843 940 888 30,650 29,731 984 941 66,560 63,026 10,328 10,412 76,888 73,438 United States ............... 2.3 2.2 7.7 7.4 2.8 2.7 108 97 171 164 27.9 28.9 5.1 14.9 1.06 1.05 29,864,235 27,704,626 30 29

Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued Power and fuel consumption in road service-Continued

Total sleepingOther passenger-train car District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pound of coal per
olseation ars d/ Total dining cars pd/ O Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel consumed by gasoline per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by per steam passenger-tram
observation ca d motor cars (kilo-hours) motor-train motor cars (gollons) motor-tram steam locomotives e/ loeomotive-mile r-mile
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotives

1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933




L8,485 28,141 3,779 3,613 31,706 29,811 335 332 32,041 30,143 Total, Eastern District 41,718,126 42,001,393 6.4 6.6 497,464 534,188 .57 .58 701,520 701,397 117 115 16.6 17.6


10;o3 9:01 1, 1.2?9 -:435 1;31 64 62 12A 1,8 Soutn Region 4,220,869 3,83D,599 6.4 6.0 133oo 10,9 :38 :39 2M 3 7 266,17 116 Il i 16.
11,607 10,506 1,682 1,459 14,287 13,017 65 63 14,352 13,080 Total, Southern District 4,220,869 3,830,599 6.4 6.0 160,623 14,970 .39 .41 336,715 305,888 116 111 16.6 16.6
Western District:
i 14 2 1New England Region a/ 2,3 3577 2,8315,6 6.0 6.1 72,086 7,6 14 0.149 81,92 ,1
S366es Region............... 54132 52644 30 3.0 .37 36 127,092 6,103 97





28,390 25,328 4,147 3,856 31,297 29,574 1,334 3 3o12,631 31024 Total, Western District 2,766,709 2,888,805 7.5 7.5 1,451,363 1,565399 .44 57 .5 693103 632,853 117 114 156.68 15.7
68,482 63,975 9608 8928 77,290 72,402 1734 1845 79,02 74,247 UniPoahoted States Regi- -........ ........ 7070,720,797 6. 6.6 2,10,59 5,241557 .46 46 1,731.538 1,6 71 117 115 16.2 16.4
-6, 6,1-11 8-------06 761 9,820 ,2-61 5114 10,1 ,26 Northwestern Region .... -. 77311- 535-116 .141 2,,067 209,3141 12, 118 17.9 18.ibl


q/ 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.
2/ Excludes serviceable locomotives stored.


dj The number of sleeping-car and dinin
2/ Includes the equivalent coal tonnage for fuel oil consumed.





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Passenger-train car-miles (thousands)-Continued
Train-miles (thousands) Average number of road locomotives on line
Average miles of road Average miles of all Total passenger-train cars
operated main tracks operated District and regio
With steam locomotives With electric locomotives Without locomotives Totatl l Serviceable Unserviceable Total Stored
With steam locomotives tlocomrottvec Without locomotives Total

193* 1933 193* 1 1933193 193 19 199333 1933 1933 1934 193333 1933 1933 193- 193333 1934 1933 19315 1933 19393 1933 1933 1933 1933 1933 1933 1933

Eastern District:
6 218 6 11 ,310 1 28 160 2,184 2,127 2,045 2,167 23057 23,099 New England Region a/ ... 112,35 111,799 18,662 18,361 6,053 5,626 137,060 135,786 529 560 320 31* 849 874 57 7
S 19 27 2179 952 22 16 1,71 6,292 6,600 57,007 57,539 Great Lakes Region 03,361 410,756 15,39 15,29 21,22 21,25 39,97 47,875 900 950 331 407 1,231 1,357 105 125
21320 21832 30502 31099 6368 5,145 4,350 17,265 16959 6,01 6,13 Central Eastern Region h/ 45,908 50,473 0,563 61,911 60,40 572,727 559,75 1,22 1,539 537 55 1959 2,097 219 317
46,319 47,788 65,770 67,618 131,388 132,859 9,092 8,191 25,602 25,726 166,082 166,776 Total, Eastern District 976,049 981,463 84,524 74,218 89,188 87,855 1,149,761 1,143,536 2,851 3,049 1,188 1,279 4,039 *,328 381 520
Southern District:
S : 56 8938l 5Pocahontas Region ...... ... 9,657 982 5 60,37 6,952 206 217 2 3 2* 22 6112
S53,559 : 9 9 4,619 42 5,17 5711 Southern Region 2.................. 17 12,21 12,19 1,063 1,162 1,27 0 ,35
42,690 13,057 48,688 19,047 62,426 61,803 9 9 5,204 4,867 67,639 66,679 Total, Southern District 1440,670 4114,874 20 17 13,803 13,124 454,493 426,015 1,368 1,494 568 593 1,936 2,087 182 283
Western District:
42 44 42 927 6 67 7161: 39 9 3 879 663 640 834 8,552 44, 36 48,071 Northwestern Region -..- 6 7.. 282,554 267,586 7,071 6,687 17,155 17,827 M6,780 292,100 95 1,04* 80 3 52 1 1,400 1
492 9 3 56 56872 5 12 12951 71 1 70,51 Central Western Region:. 507,193 6 7- 23,73 24,606 1,927 501,682 0 1,122 3 504 1, 1,626
3155 31 8 32,:77 32830 1 5:049 324 32:891 Southwestern Region. 196,764 189,217 8,876 9,054 205,640 198,271 527 575 200 196 7 771
123,428 124,718 135,358 136,866 126,183 124,351 663 640 25,941 26,552 152,787 151,543 Total, Western District 986,511 933,879 7,071 6,687 49,765 51,*97 1,043,347 992,053 2,416 2,745 1,023 1,052 3,511 3,797 156 636
212,*37 215,563 249,616 253,531 319,997 319,013 9,764 8,94o 56,747 57,145 386,508 381,996 United States ..................... 2,403,230 2,330,216 91,615 80,922 152,756 152,466 2,617,601 2,563,604 6,707 7,288 2,779 2,924 9,M46 10,212 1,019 1,13

Road locomotive-miles (th nda) Pasenger-train car-miles (thousands) Passenger-train cars per Locomotive-miles per locomotive- Power and fuel consumption in road service
train day
Psoosenger Percent unserv- Train-miles Locomotive-
Total Passenger cars ars per iceable of total per mile of miles per
District and region train, th locomotives road per day tra-mileu
Principal and helper Light t and region locomotives With loco- Without All locomo- Serviceable Current consumed by electric tou pe
Steam and electric Electric only With locomotives Without locomotives Total motives locomotitivesives locootives / locomotives (kilowa-hour) eletrimile

193* 1933 193* 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1931 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193* 1933 193* 1933 1934 1933 1934 1933 193* 1933 1934 1933

Eastern District:
21,240 21,71 886 884 22,126 22,05 2,370 2,331 52,162 51,162 5,832 5,396 5799 56,55 New England Region a/ 2.5 2. 6.2 6.2 3.0 2.6 71 69 128 125 37.6 35.9 10.2 9.9 1.05 1.05 71,261,788 68,770,076 30



Southern District:
1236 21 9, 235 2 1 19,597 956 2127 20 Pocahontas Region 2.3 2.2 6.7 6.3 1.7 16 10 6 100 9 12.0 13.9 .7 .* 1.03 221,51 157,6 1* 153
S 53570 9 92 511356 9 9 11,3 ,0 11,45 132361 125,759 Southern Region 2.2 2.2 7.1 6. 2. 2. 9 1 19 31.7 3. .3 .2 1.03 1.03 9925 : 11


63,969 62,5233 1,18* 1,19 649,606 63,753 11 10 1337,610 133,91 12,849 12,373 153,659 216,3572 Total, Southern District 2.3 2.2 7.1 6.7 2.7 2.7 91 68 169 1* 29.11 2 98. 9.3 .2 1.03 1.03 321,116 262,058 29 21

40,889 110,345 80 764 1,729 11,109 701 673 82,529 78,14, 9,089 9,30 91,618 87,852 Northwestern Region ..... 2.1 2.0 7.2 6.9 2.1 2.1 86 80 1: 138 28.7 25.2 3.1 3.1 01.0 1.0 25,271,407 23,889,16 36 31
60,05 557 9 1,929 1,721 6,982 60,300 121, 113,931 159 16 137 756 1 39 Central Western Region 2.1 2.0 .6 8.3 1.9 1.9 u6 102 2 186 To.4 3.O 4.0 .9 1.05 1.05 111 7 -
28,00 010 317 309 2397 28319 62 59,515 5 1 5:87 67735 393 Southwestern Region ......... 2.2 2.1 7.1 6.8 1.8 1. 107 101 20 191 27.6 25. 2.9 .8 1.02 1.02 -
129,022 126,93* 3,086 2,791 132,108 129,728 701 673 266,612 251,594 30,497 31,649 297,109 283,2413 Total, Western District.. 2.1 2.0 7.8 7.5 1.9 1.9 103 94 178 169 29.1 27.7 3.14 3.3 1.-0 1.O 25,271,516 23,829,04 36 32
336,113 333,751 o10,185 9,762 3*6.598 313.513 10,873 9,785 745,117 7241,153 127,803 126,976 872,920 851,129 United States ..... 2.3 2.2 7.6 7.1 2.7 2.7 100 92 167 161 29.3 28.6 5.0 41.9 1.05 1.05 313,052,462 286,712,009 29 29

Passenger-train car-miles (thouaads)-Continued Power and fuel consumption in road servie-Continued


Other passenger-train cars District and region Kilowatt-hours Gallons of gasoline Pounds of coal Pounds of coal per
Total sleeping, parlor, and Total dining cars d/ ___________ ________________________ Current consumed by electric per electric Fuel I I. per gasoline Net tons of coal consumed by pr steam passenger-tran
observation car d_/ motor cars (kiowa-hours) motor-train .. motor-train steam locomotives e/ locomotive-mile car-mile, with steam
With locomotives Without locomotives Total car-mile car-mile locomotives

193* 1933 193* 1933 19311 1933 193* 1933 193* 1933 193* 1933 193* 1933 193* 1933 193* 1933 193* 1933 19311 1933 193* 1933

Eastern District:
28,698 28,200 3,823 3,270 46,3214 17,29 221 229 096,5*0 *7,758 New England Region a/ 20,666.565 18,271,798 4.9 5.1 8142,392 887,801 0.25 0.44 903,096. 887,693 91 90 16.1 15.9
123,005 12,1 1,13* 166,669 169,990 1,181 1,271 167,850 171,261 Great Lakes Region ............. 05,37,600 103,027,171 6.1 6.41 3,055,92 3,19,27 64 .62 2,6,639 2,828,366 111 110 11.2 13.8
16,777 165,001 2 23, 17,136 0,807 2,867 2,8 150,003 1*3,691 Central Eastern Region b 325,58,106 293,02.999 5.7 5.3 2,11,O53 2, ,092 .48 .7 3, ,028 3,875,69 112 111 16.7 16.9
320,180 317,819 12,731 11,1135 360,129 358,326 11,269 1,36* 361,396 362,710 Total, Eastern District.. 151,162,271 *1*1,3*1,971 5.8 5. 9 6,311,387 6,796,167 .5* .53 7,616,763 7,591,328 109 108 15.6 15.5

Southern District:
17,6 333,7 1,11 92,319, 7,7817 2 1 19,1 17,6831 Pocahontas Region .. ........... 11,091 38.997.6 06 4 911,76 ?6,086 111 1 171 1
127,692 128,6 Southern Region .... 46,017,81 45,816,551 5 1,619,613 1,7,03 .39 .3 2,1, 61 2, 3,09 10
1211,710 117,999 18,506 17,112 156,635 115,509 953 751 157,588 1*6,260 Total, Southern District 46,017,811 115,816,551 5.11 5.11 2,067,70* 1,6*6,031 .40 .40 3,502,737 3,339,175 106 105 15.9 16.1
Western District:
89,246 82,681 ,31 9,117 108,328 105,121 7,27 7,7 115,602 112,50 Northwestern Region 6,05,92 6,935,090 .1 .0 2,2,663 2,198,000 111 109 16.2 16.
192,5 177,793 29,63 27 568 16367 15,229 7, 1 171,113 16593 Central Western Region.... ... 29305,272 30,985,61 7.1 7.2 9,231,5 9,188,705 .4 0,6 13.8 .
196,050 2,850 8,896 9,260 69,525 67,6 33 3160 72959 70768 Southwestern Region ... 625,176 633,657 3.0 3.0 3,189, 3,11,861 3 .36 132512 ,, 3 190 13. 13.5

337,751 313,3211 4,813 45,945 3*1,520 330,958 18,151 18,583 359,671 369,5*1 Total, Western District 29,929,54* 31,619,118 6.9 7.0 19,227,229 19,275,656 .13 .1 7,103,829 6,806,089 108 105 11.1 1*.6
782971 79,1*2 110,050 1011,822 858,284 83,793 23,376 23,718 881,660 858,511 United States ...... ....... 527,109,530 1191,777,6110 .8 5.6 27,606,320 27,917,8541 .45 .4 18,223,329 17,736,592 109 106 15.2 15.2
ov a/ Includes Boston & Albany lessor to New York Central. for which operation statistics are reported separately. d/ The number of sleeping-car and dining-ar miles in trains without locomotives is neliible. 68015-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1935


c/ Includes Big Four Lines (lessor to New York Central) for which operating statistics are reported separately.
SExcludes serviceable locomotives stored.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

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

Compiled from 137 reports of passenger service statistics (Form OS-B) representing 144 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1934 AND 1933