Revenue traffic statistics of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937

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Revenue traffic statistics of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937
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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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Washington, D.C
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1937
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
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Began with Jan. 1925.
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-Oct. 1956.
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Issues for <Feb. 1931>-Apr. 1942 issued by U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics; May 1942-Oct. 1956 issued by U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
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Issues for <Feb. 1931>-Dec. 1935 "including mixed-train service"; <Feb. 1931>-Oct. 1956 "switching and terminal companies not included."
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"Compiled from ... reports (Form OS-D) representing ... steam railways" (varies).
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Description based on: Feb. 1931; title from caption.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 143 steam railways UNIV. OF FL LI- .
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED) QD _U E NTS L
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FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1937 AND 1936 IAg' -
U.S. DEPOrv44Tr^


Statement No. M220 (os-D)
JANUARY, 1937


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item -------- Ite
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 234 815 235 501 57 735 57 875 44 479 44 597 132 601 133 029 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 177 623 180 336 40 810 41 255 39 103 39 345 97 710 99 736 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried ................................... 135 524 921 122271 329 74 039 96 65 392 036 26 830 760 25 484 630 34 654 235 31 394 66 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) ............. 29 865 808 25 040 474 t 12473 190 10 594 881 6 586 463 5 975 281 10 806 155 8 470 312
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .................................. 9268 191 315 240959 621 i17 834 184 $106 056 806 $51 509 474 49 527 491 $98 847 657 $85375 24
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 21 991 226 23 402 988 16 951 146 18 210 603 1 440 880 1 520 747 3 599 200 3 671 638 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ............................... 19 999 277 16 568 939 12 895 459 10 537 338 3 547 184 2 751 478 3 556 634 3 280 123 6-02
6-03. Total .................................................... 41 990 503 39 971 927 29 846 605 28 747 941 4 988 064 4 272 225 7 155 834 6 951 761 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7,01. Commutation passengers ................................... 354 342 267 357 705 650 289 018 062 291 183 338 13 321 883 15 175 493 52002 322 51346819 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 1 675 730 608 1 331 653 948 782 019 799 596 862 420 313 125 491 252 326 258 580 585 318 482 465 270 7-02
7-03. Total .................................................... 2030072 875 1 689 359 598 1071037 861 888045-758 326 447 374 267 501 751 632 587 640 533 812 089 7-05
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares ......................................... $3 651 119 83 988 614 $2997565 #3 293 780 $150 442 $187 320 $503 112 $507 514 8-01
8-02. All other fares .......................................... 3 762 226 (30 096 186 $17492-501 16 384 255 15 846 615 *4 848 446 (10423 110 *8 863 485 8-02
8-05. Total ................................................... 413 345 (34 084 800 20 490 066 (19678035 $5997057 *5035 766 910926222 $9370999 8-05
9. Passenger train-m les ............................................ 35 741 790 34 229 863 14 882 727 14 506 731 6 481 488 6 360 535 14 377575 13 362 597 9
10. Passenger ear-miles ................*............................... 153 121 006 137 706 254 66 925 997 60501 589 29 034 470 26 129 275 57160539 51 075 390 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road .................... 220.4 204.8 168.5 162.0 245.5 234.5 311.8 269.8 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ................................. 0.898, 0.9620 0.9!!5 1.001D 0.782, 0.829, 0.915 1.008% 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ........................... (1.98 01.97 $1.59 1.62 (1.92 $1.94 (2.85 $.72 15
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFICi
14-01. Miles per passenger per road ............................... 16.1 15.3 17.1 16.0 9.2 10.0 14.4 14.0 14-01
15-Ol. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................ 1.03 1.1 1.04 1.13 1.130 1.23 0.97 0.99: 15-l
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..............0*..... (0.17 (0.17 $0.18 $0.18 0.10 0.12 0O.l4 (0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 83.8 80.4 60.6 56.6 88.3 91.7 163.2 147.1 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ......................... 2.01 2.260 2.224% 2.750 %.40 1.920 1.80 1.u4~ 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... $1.69 1.82 $1.36 1.55 1.65 $1.76 2.93 (2.70 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC.
14-03. Miles per passenger per road ............................. 48. 1423 35.9 30.9 65.4 62.6 88.4 76.8 -
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) .......................... 1 2 191 2.22 1.841.88 1.73 1.76 15-0
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ... ................. 0.89 40*9. 0.69 *0.68 #1.20 $1.18 $1.53 (1.35 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-iles per train-ile ...................... 5.8 9. 72.0 612 0. 42.1 44. 399 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per oar-mile ........ ............... 13.3 12.3 16.0 14.7 11.2 10.2 11.1 10.5

















INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 14.3 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

Itm NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION e

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AOOREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 7 22 7401 26 077 26 107 24 336 24 367 5930 5 892 38549 38 705 45 717 46 000 56495 56 538 30389 30491 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 5 775 5 932 18 133 18 386 16 902 16 937 5 402 5 409 33 701 33 936 31 974 32246 42 349 43 075 23 387 24 415 2
Number of revenue tons carried .................................... 5489050 4962494 31589315 29041813 36961561 31387729 10190915 9790821 16639845 15693809 10946262 10319633 14 554 150 12388790 9153 823 8686240
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) .............. 713 877 631 553 5 626 509 4 897 927 6 132 804 5 065 401 2 893 815 2705981 3 692648 3 269300 2930281 2505 447 5441004 4004 757 2434 870 1960108
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .................................. 10255 832 69 401 135 $50 722 172 $47 156 155 $56 856 180 (49 499 516 617 711 927 617 948 896 sB3 797 547 31 578 595 126 322010 $24 213760 $49042078 40 475 797 $23483569 20685767 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers .................................... 3032679 3579264 5105110 5146776 8813357 9484563 a/114 112 8378 1326768 1512369 1236209 1183850 2342454 2468345 20 537 19443 6-01
6-02. All other passengers........................................ 2553926 1595258 2824245 2473159 7517288 6468921 424651 344595 3122533 2406883 1063955 951727 1863330 1810965 629349 517431 6-02
6-0o. Total ................................................... 5586 605 5 174 522 7 929 355 7 619 935 16 330645 15953 484 538 763 352973 4 449 301 3919 252 2 300164 2 135577 4 205784 4279 310 649886 536874 6-08
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commtation passengers ..................................... 49041 701 56043 621 91432 861 90924362 140 543500 144 215 355 / 581 650 118 874 12740233 15056 619 19269115 18 057 313 32 533552 33 125 009 179655 164497 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 129362639 90708439 282 596 082 224720003 370061078 281433978 3 573546 28 460 511 8277551945 223865747 134682178 119 254 503 351455 242 293034 354 94447898 70176 413 7-02
7-03. Total .................................................... 178404340 146752060 374028943 315644365 518604578 425649333 36155196 28579385 290292178 238922366 153951293 137311816 384008794 326159363 94627553 70340910 7-05
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Comutation fares ....................................... 66 230 $716 348 $52 919 986 968 61478 416 1590464 1 /. 522 1324 6138 920 185 996 $198 367 190882 302548 (314 559 $2 197 62 075 8-01
8-02. All other fares .......................................... (2786 399 454 734 6 404257 6 126810 8 301 845 802 711 53 812 8659960 092 803 488486 (2433225 62184846 66229958 327 892 (1759927 (.350 747 8-02
8-05. Total ...................................................... 352 629 171 082 7 357 176 67 113 778 19780261 393 175 765 334 661 284 5231 7235 4374482 62631592 62375728 6 532506 6642451 61762124 ( 352820 8-03
9. Passenger train-s les .............................................. 2008 495 2005048 5685 756 5 564 782 7188 476 6936901 841 830 824 019 5 639 658 5 536 516 3976495 3927367 7520778 6 822 526 2880 308 2612704 9
10. Passenger ear-lmles ................................................... 7902816 7157748 25931659 2364858 33091522 29695483 3678354 3325143 25356116 22804132 13326145 12643166 33625709 29633295 10208685 8798929 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ............................... 130.1 127.3 178.1 168.7 165.9 161.4 84.0 276.4 221.9 208. 267.7 22.8 3738 3233 266.0 225 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ................................. 1. 0 1.40 0.901 0.9 0 0.6120.663 0.10.960.80.966 601 111 0.96 1.6 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ........................... (1.87 $1.9 1.1 1.8 714 1.83 $2.0 $2.01 2.0 $2.35 3.37 63.27 $2.57 $2.38 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFICt
14-01. Miles per passegoer per road ............................................ 1.2 15.7 17.9 17.7 16.9 15.2 5.1 14.2 9.6 10.0 15.6 15. 13.9 13.4 .7 8.5 4-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ............................ .. 1.15 1.2 1.4 1.09 1.0 10.00 l 9 111 109 1.24$ 1or1 0.93 1.20 -0l
16-01l Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ...................... 0.1 00.20 60.19 0.19 00.17 60.17 0.10 (0.16 00.10 0.12 0.1 (0.16 0.13 0.13 (0.11 0.11 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC!
-02. Miles per passenger per, road ................................. 50.7 56.9 100.1 90.9 49.2 4. 83.8 82.6 .9 930 126.6 125. 1.6 161. 150.16 14-02
2 revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ...........................15 2 .27 2.73 2.24 2..12 2. 2 1. 1.81. 1.8 1. 1.86 1
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road dollars ) ..................... $1.09 1. 2.27 2. 1.10 .2 2.29 2. 2.2.0 102
$1 6109612"27'$18 179 0 163 .8 $2:c2.80
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFICs
14-03. Miles per passenger per road ............................. 31.9 2.14 47.2 41.4 1.8 26.7 67.1 1.0 65.2 61.0 66.9 64.3 91.3 76.2 145.6 11.0 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1. 2.16 1. 97 2.25 1.89 2.21 2.120 2.1 1.80O 1.8 1.71 1.7 1.76 1.7' 1.8 1.92o -03
16-o0. Revenue pe passenger per ro (dollars)....................... .060 0o.61 60.9 0.934 O.6o 05 *2 1 1.18 1.12 55 2.71 252
17. .evnue passe.. e-miles per in-mile .........................88.8 .2 6.7 72.1 9 34. 51.5 43.2 38.7 .0 51.1 32.9 26.9 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per eao-mlle ......................... 22.6 20.59.88.611.410.5 11.6 1.9 1.4 11.0 9.3 .0 18


t/ iaese items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Chio Railway as ocuatation trfflo resulting from the emergeny operation
averages for items 14-01, 15-01, and 16-01 would be 14.9 miles, 0.74 cents, and $0.11, respectively.


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REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


. M-220(oes)
ARY, 1937


FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 1936


Item


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ......


Number of revenue tons
Number of revenue tons
Freight revenue (whole


carried..... ...................
carried one mile (thousands) .............
dollars) .................................


6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ................................
6-02. All other passengers .....................................
6-03. Total .................................. ...............
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers ............. ....................
7-02. All other passengers ..................................
7-03. Total ...................................................
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares ........................................
8-02, All other fares .........................................
8-03. Total ...................................................
9. Passenger train-miles ............................................
10. Passenger oar-miles ...0.............. .... ..........................
AVERAGES


FREIGHT
11.
12.
13.


TRAFFIC:
Miles per revenue ton per road ...........................
Revenue per ton-mile (cents) .................................
Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ...........................


COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road ...................................................
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ..... .....................
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ....................
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC
1.-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ..........................
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) .....................
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC
14-03. Miles per passenger per road ..................................
15-035* Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ...........................
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (ollars)...................**
17. Revenue passenger-liles per train-mile.......................
18. Revenue passenger-lles per hr-ai e...........................


UNITED STATES


234 931
176 851
137 747 691
29 055 275
$263 727 268

20 250 575
18 573 060
38 823 635

325 469 856
1 471 896 415
1 797 366 271

$3 354 424
29 634 591
32 989 015
31 942 704
132 887 085


235 546
180 026
i29 622 660
-26 309 801
$244 938 596

22 777 532
16 521 757
39 299 289


348
1 233
1 582


969 878
176 368
146 246


$3 886 368
27 992 812
1 879 180
31 780 507
123 460 650


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EASTERN DISTRICT


57 716
40 467
75 392 048
12 300 799
$115 863 447

15 590 609
12 077 871
27 668 480


235
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201 978
939 729
141 '707


2 748 432
4 866 076
7 614 508
3 247 373
57 203 793


57 87
41 25


72 467 518
11 539049
$111 368 783


787 077
627 774
414 851


285 069 395
553 649 813
838 719 208


$3
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215 254
111 549
326 803


13 409 965
53 611 799


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


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44 501
38 826
470 960
663 426
497 869

222 867
211 090
433 957


11 627 698
299 908 944
311 536 642

$126 199
5 711 025
5 837 224
5 847 817
26 155 721


44 634
39 163
26 691 144
6 298 333
$51 007 520

1 450 933
2 732 319
4 183 252

14 462 343
259 959 287
274 421 630

$178 766
5 148 924
5 327 690
6 061 298
25 499 978


WESTERN DISTRICT


132
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33 884
10 091
#94 365


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558
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050
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3 284 099
6 721 198

48 640 180
504 047 742
552 687 922

$479 793
9 057 490
19 537 283
12 847 514
49 527 571


133 037
99 611
30 463 998
8 472 419
$82 562 293

3 539 522
3 161 664
6 701 186

49 438 140
419 567 268
469 005 408

$492 348
7 732 339
8224 687
12 309 244
44 348 873


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 143 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

Item NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION No.

1937 1936 1937 1936 21937 1936 1937 1936 19371936 3937 1936 1937 2936937
AGGREGOATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ....... 7 306 7 401 26 076 26 107 24 334 24 367 5 930 5 892 38 571 38 742 45 718 46008 56 607 56538 30389 30491 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 5 775 5 928 17 804 18 387 16 888 16 937 5 402 5 409 33 424 33754 31 974 32 082 42 197 43 114 23 387 24415 2
3.iumber of revenue tone carried ................................... 5377 402 5 233001 32 190 369 32 448 975 37 824 277 34 785 542 10 948 955 10 867 830 17 22005 15823 314 10234 578 10021 993 14149598 12180115 9500507 8261890
SNumber of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) ............... 662 819 662 660 5 542 298 5 281 198 6 095 682 5 595 191 2 984 712 2 974 767 3 678 714 3 323 566 2769051 2435751 4 875168 4087616 2446 831 1949052
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .................................. $9775 600 $9 579 351 50 414 902 $49 621 863 $55 672 945 $52 167 569 $19 035 963 $19 274320 (34 461 906 $31 7335200 24 553 281 22 723 855 $46 356342 39705414 $23456 329 20133024
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Comabtatlon passengers .................................. 2 704 540 3 373 910 4 564 793 4 944 438 8 321 276 9 468 729 f/ 19 957 667 1 202 910 1 444 266 1 156 374 1 161 366 2 259 871 2 358 924 20 854 19232 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ..................................... 2 418 424 1 765 635 2 678 591 2 513 957 6 980 856 6 348 182 371 217 351 993 2 839 873 2 380326 992 245 961 373 1 746 794 1 706 607 545 060 493684 6-02
6-03. Total .................................................... 5 122 964 5 139 545 7243 384 7 458 395 15 302 132 15 816 911 391 174 358 660 4042 783 3 824 592 2 148 619 2 122 739 4 006 665 4065 531 565 914 512916 6-0o
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mil*1
7.01. Cotation passenger ........................................43903 178 52 534 914 81 246 092 86 65 219 140052 708 145 669 262 / 168 089 98 684 11 459 669 14 363 59 17974 569 17 756 614 30 497 857 31 542044 167754 139482 7-01
7-02-. I other passengers ..................................... 125 947 332 101 291 347 228 931 379 196 621 969 313 061018 255 736 497 29 921 354 26 580516 269 987 590 233 378771 114 661 692 100518076. 304 913 416 252 739 038 84472634 66310154 7-02
7-03. Total .................................................... 169850 510 153 826 261 310 177 471 283 487 188 453 113 726 401 405759 30089 383 26 679 200 281447259 247742 430 13236261 118 274 690 335 411 273 284 281082 84 640 388 66449636 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars): 074
8-01. Commutationfares ......................................... $498 875 670 661 $855 249 952 758 394 308 1 591 35 2 15 097 124074 17769 85522 185794 292186 304542 2085 012 8-01
8-02. All other fares o........ 25.............................. 2 650 210 $2 562263 5 177 95l 5473 224 037 915 97076 062 V6 6344 A 615 258 15084 681 4 533 666 2069 339 1 840049 5 435 142 4 595524 (1 553 009 1 6766 802
8-0. Total ......................................................... 3 .... 149085 $3232924 $6 033200 6425 982 432223 68 667 897 28469 16355 5 208 755 4 711 335 12 254 861 2 025 843 65 727 328 4 900066 1 555 094 1298778 8-0
9. Passenger train-lesl ........................ **........................ 1845 297 1 891 022 4 997 161 5 046 844 6 404 915 6 472099 750 269' 775 421 5 097 548 5 285 877 3 556 851 3 479084 6 692 449 6 378 117 2 598 214 2452043 9
10. Passenger ear-miles ............................................... 7 334 906 6 890416 21 542 442 20 125 416 28 326 445 26 595 967 3 171 556 3 097 594 22 984 165 22 402 384 11 300 585 10 369 598 29026 933 25 887 105 9200 053 8 092 170 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ............................... 123.3 12. 172.2 162.8 161.2 160.8 27 27299 10.0 2.1 ;0 12
12. Revenue. Pe ton-mile (cents)............................... ..... ."0 1.o.1oo 7o00 GO0 $1. ?..77o9,955 0.'" 1
13. Revenue per ton per road (do1lars)......................................... .2 1.83 0l0 9..3 01.O 9.PO1W170 02.1,$2.3dR36$. 1
COMMUTATION PASS IER TRAFFIC:
1-01. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 16.2 1 6 1 8 17.6 16.8 i 9. 9 15. 15 1 1 81 01
1 venue pr passnger-mile (cents) ........................... 1. 1.1..1 1.10 1.00 1 .0 1.11 1. 1.1 1 01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ........................ $0.20 (0. 9 $0.19 $0.17 $0. 7 .1 0.16 0.12 4. $.13 03 .0: 1 -l
ALL OTHER PASS iGER TRAFFIC
1..02. Miles per passenger per read...................................'52.1 W 78 2 .44.81403.380'.6755 95.1 :9.0 115.6 1016.417.148.1155-
102. Revenue per passe.ger-mile (cents) ............................ ..... 2102,52.62.252.77010 .0o2A 1.' 1 1. '1.0o 1. U I s 1.82 .4 15-o
1-02. .Revenue. per pass..eng.er po road (a.rs) ...................... 1.10 1 1.93 2.1 $1.1.11 .,,69 1 .75 $1:79 : .09 $1:,:C A31 $2.69: : $2.: 16-
TOTAL PASSEBGER TAAFFPIC
14-03 Miles per passenger per road................................. 3 2 2 28 0 2 6 697.4 9.64.617..7 .,14.
15.03. Revenue per pasegerile................2 1.91 2. 2.1 2.09 2.1 1 1 1.7 11 1.71? 17 1. 1
avenue paaeu8.mi,-ee.lper ten-eile........................2...2.0 ., o.: j:2
18. R..evenue. pa.. en..gr-il...es p.r ar-il........................ 2.2 22.3 24 6 151 95 .6 _______5:7i
j/ These items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Rallway as oommtation ttratffi resulting from the emargeno operating of passenger service on account of flood. Exoluding such data, the averages for items 14l-01, 15-01, sad
16-01 would be 12.6 miles, 0.90 seats, and $0.11, respectively.


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS Page 3

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 143 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 1938


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item
Item No.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 234 871 235 530 57 725 57 875 44 487 44 616 132 659 133 039 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 176 954 180 107 40 474 41 254 38 846 39 185 97 634 99 668 2
5. Number of revenue tons carried ................................... 273 426 586 251 893 989 149 585 947 137 859 554 55 301 720 52 175 774 68 538 919 61 858 661 3
SNumber of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) .............. 58 920 002 51 380 275 24 773 989 22 163 930 13 249 889 12 273 614 20 896 124 16 942 731
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) ................................. $531 918 764 $485 898 208 $233 697 812 $217 425 580 $105 007 343 $100 535 011 $193 213 609 (167 937 617 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers .................................... 42 241 801 46 180 52,0 32 541 755 35 997 680 2 663 747 2 971 680 7 036 299 7 211 160 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ..................................... 38 572 337 33 090 696 24 973 330 21 165 112 6 758 274 5 483 797 6 840 733 6 441 787 6-02
6-05. Total .................................................... 80 814 138 79 271 216 57 515 085 57 162 792 9 422 021 8 455 477 13 877 032 13 652 947 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers .................................... 679 812 123 706 675 528 554 220 040 576 252 733 24 949 581 2,9 637 836 100 642 502 100784 959 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 3 147 627 023 2 564 830 316 1 449 959 528 1 150 512 233 613 034 435 512 285 545 1 084 633 060 902 032 538 7-02
7-05. Total ..................................................... 3 827 439 146 3 271 505 844 2 004 179 568 1 726 764 966 637 984 016 541 923 381 1 185 275 562 1 002 817 497 7-05
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares ................................ .... (*$7005542 $7 874 983 $5745 997 $6 509 034 $276 641 $366 086 $982 904 $999 863 8-01
8-02. All other fares ........................................... (63 396 818 58 088 998 (32 358 577 $31 495 804 11 557 640 $9 997 370 $19 480 601 $16 595 824 8-02
8-03. Total .................................................... 170 402 360 165 963 981 138 104 574 $38 004 838 i11 834 281 $10 363 456 $20 463 505 $1.7 595 687 8-0
9. Passenger train-miles ............................................. 67 684 479 66 009 770 28 130085 27 916 696 12 329 305 12 421 833 27 225 089 25 671 241 9
10. Passenger car-miles ............ ........ ................... ... ... 285 992 687 261 157 010 124 130 340 114 103 494 55 174 237 51 629 253 106 688 110 95 424 263 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ........................... 215.5 204.0 165.6 160.8 239.6 235.2 304.9 273.9 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) .......................... 0.90 0.946 0.943 0.9813 0.793 0.819 0.925 0.9919 12
15. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ........................... $1.95 $1.93 $1.56 $1.58 $1.90 $1.93 $2.82 $2.71 15
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road ................................ 16.1 15.3 17.0 16.0 9.4 10.0 14.3 14.0 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ............... ....*... 1.03 1.1 1.04 1.130 1.11 1.24 0.989 0.99 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) .................. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 60.18 $0.10 0.12 00.1 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road ..... ....................... 81.6 77.5 58.1 54.4 90.7 93.- 158.6 10.0 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 2.010 2.26% 2.23 I 1.89 1.95 1.80 1.84 15-02
16-02, Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ................ .. $1.64 01.76 $1.30 $1. $1.71 $1.82 $2.85 $2.58 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFICs
14-03. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 147.44 41.3 34.8 30.2 67.7 64.1 85.4 73.5 14-05
15-05. Revenue per passenger-mile (oents) ........................... 1.84% 1.0: .90 2.20% 1.85% 1.910 1.~ 1.75 I5-0o
16-0o. Revenue per passenger per road (dola ...................... 0.87 083 $0.66 $0.66 $1.26 $1.23 $1. $1.29 16-0
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile....... 0 ................ 1.2 61.9 1. 4.1
18. Revenue passenger-miles per coar-mlle.......................... 12.5 6.1 15.1 10.5 10.5 1


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled roam 133 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 143 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH .FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 1938


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
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1937 1936 1957 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 7 314 7 401 26 076 26 107 24 335 24 367 5 930 5 892 38 557 38 724 45 718 46 010 56 552 56 538 30 3b9 30 491 1
2. m111es of road operated at ologs of month, passenger ervieo ...... 5 775 5 930 17 804 18 387 16 895 16 037 5 402 5 409 33 444 33 776 31 974 32 158 42 273 43 095 23 367 24 415 2
Number of revenue tone carried..................................... 10 866 452 10 195 495 63 779 684 61 490 788 74 939 811 66 173 271 21 139 870 20 658 651 34 161 850 31 517 123 21 180 841 20 341 626 28 703 748 24 568 905 18 654 330 16 948 130
Number of revenue tone carried one mile (thousands) ............... 1 376 696 1 294 213 11 168 807 10 209 125 12 228 486 10 660 592 5478 527 5 680 748 7 371 362 6 592 866 5 699 332 4 941 198 10 315 091 8 092 373 4 881 701 3 909 160
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .................................. $20031 432 (8 980 486 101 137 255 496778 009 $112 529 125 $101 667 085 136747 890 $37 223 216 $68 259 453 163 311 795 $50 875 291 $46 937 615 $95 398 420 $80 181 211 46 939 898 640818791 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commuttion passengers ................................... .5 737 219 6 953 174 9 669 903 10091 214 17 134 633 18 953 292 A/134 069 15 045 2 529 678 2956 635 2 392 583 2 345 216 4 602 325 4 827 269 41 391 38 675 6-01
6-02. All other passenger ......................................4 972 350 3 360 893 5 502 836 4 987 116 14 498 144 12 817 103 795 868 696 588 5 962 406 4 787 209 2 056 200 1 913 100 3610 124 3 517 572 1 174 409 1011 115 6-02
6-05. Total..................................................... 10709 569 10 314 067 15 172 739 15 078 330 31 632 777 31.770 395 929 937 711 633 8 492 084 7743 844 4 448 783 4 258 316 8 212 449 8 344 841 1 215 800 1049790 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7.01. Comutation passengers .................................... 92 944 879 108 578 535 172 678 953 177 789 581 288 596 208 289 884 617 / 749 679 217 558 24 199 902 29 420 278 37 243 684 35 813 927 63 051 409 64 667 053 347 409 303 979 7-01
7- .o 255 309 971 191?999 786 511 527 461 421 341 92 683 122 096 537 170 47?5 65494 900 55041027 5471395352 457244518 49343870 219772579 656368658 545773 392 178920532 136486567 7-02
7-03. Total .................................................... 348 254 850 300578 321 684 206 414 599 131 553 971 718 304 827055 092 66 244 579 55 258 585 571 739 437 486 664 796 286 587 554 2155 586 506 719 420067. 610 440 445 179267 941 136790 546 7-0
8-01. Comtation fares ........................................ 065 105 61387 009 61 808168 $1 939726 6282,727 4 $o18 299 1 4 a
8. Passenger r evenue (whole dollars):......................................6 436 608 5161997 1822085600034 5 339 761 68787773 $ 64 085
8-0.llTotah f......... ..........50 8713 5 01 9 5 2 6 0 380 156 1275 218 110177484 8722152 4 502 565 4024 895 11 665100 9 923 416 3 32 936 2647513 8-02
8-03. Total.................................................. 6 501 713 6 404 006 13 390 376 13 539 760 I18 212485 18 061 072 1393 803 1277 639 10 440 478 69085 817 14 886453 4401 572 612 259 834 $10 542,517 :3317 218 2651 598 8-03
9. Passenger trainles............................................ .... 3 853 792 3 896 070 10682 917 10 611 626 13 593 376 13409 000 1 592 099 1 5 9 440 10737 206 10 822 393 7 533 346 7 406 451 14 213 227 13 200 643 5 478 516 5 064 147 9
10. Passenger ear-miles................................................. 15 237 722 14048 164 47 474 101 43763 880 61 418 517 56 291 450 6 849 910 6 422 737 48 324 327 45 206 516 24 626 730 23 012 764 62 652 642 55 520 400 19 408 738 16 891 099 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road .................................. 126.7 126, 175 ,. 163.2 16l.l 27.1 275.0 215.8 209.2 269.1 22.9 594 39.4 261. 7 2 7 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents)............................................,.. o.9 .o.6250%0.926 0.9 "A99251
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ...........................5 1.74 $.0$2.00$2.01$2062.3163.32,$3.2662o.,52
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
34-01. Miles per passenger per road..................................... 16.2 17 16 l6. 15. 5.6 14.5 9.6 10.0 15.6 15 8. 79 .-Ol
15-01. Revenue per passenger-le (cents)........................... 1.15 1.2 1o 1.001 1.10 7l 1 1.o09 21 1 091 1o 0 1 0o.96 l. 3,0 1-ol
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (doll..) ..................... o.0 .00o 00 .0.17, i.17 .o.(0.10 0.1o (0:10r 00.1 0:.1 (1 (. (0:1 (0:..3$ 1-.
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC,
14-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................ .. 7-1 ,.O 8, .k7.1 .1.9 82 79 0 91.8 9 5 121. 1 14.9 11 1. 5.2 152. o -02
1-02. Revenue per passenger-mlle (cents) ........................... 1.. S.1N S2.26- 2 2 7.11% 2326 1.91% 1.81 1. 62.8 Tg6 1. -02
1-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dolel-) ....................... (0 62.1o (.O 61.16 6,.12 .7 12 .1.82 62.19.8 :: .21. :: -
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFOIC
O4-03: Miles per passenger per road...............................29. 26 71.2 777 67 62. .4 60.0 7.6 32 147. -o
. Revenue per passenger per rod., ............................90 2. 2.0 1 2 10 .. 2
Revenue passeger-mle per trein-mie .............................'!7:71.634:4.l2 .,: 17
R. Revenue paseenger-.le.s per oar-dleo................................, 5: 17 : 19.7 g: i: 0.8 6.2 2.
/ These Items Include data reported br the hesapeake & Ohio Rallway as ommutatlon traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account of flood.
Excluding such data, the averages for items 14-Ol, 15-01, sad 16-01 would be 13.8 mles, 0.78 oents, and 00.11. respectively.
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS MARC
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


I. M-220 (os)
;H, 1937


FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item _________ _________ ________ Item
No.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 234 933 235 500 57 673 57 865 44 455 44 594 132 805 133 041 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 175 568 179 267 40 334 41 276 38 527 38 975 96 707 99 016 2
W. Number of revenue tons carried ................................. 165 345 702 121 122 307 90 746 117 62 364 977 35 990 356 26 040 072 38 609 229 32 717 258
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) .............. 33 416 553 25 301 791 14 162 123 10 301 649 8 122 869 5 874 767 11 131 561 9 125 375
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .................................. $313 436 2 7 $251 562 408 *138 274 095 $105 366 781 *65 790 420 $51 932 886 $109 371 772 $94 262 741 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried: 3
6-01. Commutation passengers .......................... .. 22 4117 498 23 542 653 17 208 161 18 384 672 1 346 008 1 468 780 3 883 329 3 689 201 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ..................................... 20 338 546 16 261 842 13 246 511 10 214 846 3 626 036 2 804 510 3 465 999 3 242 486 6-02
6-035. Total ......................... ........................ 42 776 044 39 804 495 30 454 672 28 599 518 4 972 044 4 273 290 7 349 328 6 931 687 6-05
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7.01. Commutation passengers ................................... 360 021 484 362 225 393 291 785 634 296 193 567 13 108 297 14 669 175 55 127 553 51 362 651 7-01
7-02. All other passengers .................................... 1 561 064 093 1 176 653 590 714 388 229 496 367 384 320 499 359 260 350 532 526 176 505 419 935 674 7-02
7-03. Total .................................................... 1 921 085 577 1 538 878 983 1 006 173 863 792 560 951 333 607 656 275 019 707 581 304 058 471 298 325 7-05
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars): :
8-01. Commutation fares ...................................... $3 688 821 03 979 287 '3 016 517 $3 299 927 $141 217 $181 345 $531 087 $498 015 8-01
8-02. All other fares .......................................... $31 226 032 *26 524 985 $15 779 212 $13 658 766 $5 996 503 (5 007532 *9450 317 $7 858687 8-02
8-03. Total ............................ 34.................. 34 914 853 $30 504 272 $18 795 729 $16 958 693 $6 137 720 $5 188 877 19 981 404 8 356 702 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles ............................................ 35 659 978 33 135 323 14 717 932 13 516 566 6 726 413 6 445 287 14 215 633 13 173 470 9
10. Passenger car-miles ..................... .................... 148 699 601 129 836 455 63 239 580 54 538 071 29 899 996 27 065 367 55 560 025 48 233 017 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ..........*................. 202.1 208.9 156.1 165.2 225.7 225.6 288.3 278,9 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ....................... .........*.... 0.938 0.994% 0.9760 1.023 0.8100 0.884- 0.983 1.03 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ...........*...........o.. $i1.90 $2.08 i1.52 $1.69 $1.83 $1.99 $2.83 $2.88 15
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road ............................. 16.0 15.4 17.0 16.1 9.7 10.0 14.2 13.9 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ............................ 1.02% 1.100 1.03 1.11 1.08% 1.240 0.96d 0.97? 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... $0.16 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.10 $0.12 $0.14 $0.15 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC
14-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................ 76.8 72.4 53.9 48.6 88.4 92.8 151.8 129.5 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) .................. 2.000 2.25 2.21% 2.75 1.87% 1.92% 1.80% 1.8 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..............******* **********1. $1.63 $1.19 1. 1.65 $1.79 $2.73 2. 1-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC
4-03. Miles per passenger per road ................................ 44.9 38.7 33.0 27.7 67.1 64.4 79.1 68.0 1o-0
1 -03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1.2 1.98 1.8 2.4 1.84 1.89 1.72 1.77 1-0
1 -05. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).................... (0.82 $.77 $0.12 $0.59 $1.23 $1.21 $1.56 $1.21 16-70
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile.,r...................... 53.9 6.4 68.4.6 49.6 42.7 40.9 5.
18. Revenue passenger-miles per oar-mile......................... 12.9 11.9 15.9 45 11.2 10.2 10.5 9.8 18


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

Item NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION o

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
I. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 7 308 7 391 26 076 26 107 24 289 24 367 5 928 5 892 38 527 38 702 45 826 46 003 56 823 56 779 30 156 30 259 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 5 776 5 902 17 670 18 437 16 888 16 937 5 368 5 409 33 159 33 566 31 704 32 235 41 849 43 205 23 154 23 576 2
N. umber of revenue tons carried ..........................6....... 6 469 840 4 625 692 38 991032 27 332 648 45 285 245 30 406 637 13 831 855 9 442 043 22 158 501 16 598 029 12 053 563 10 782 522 16 102 414 13 094 980 10 453 252 8839756
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands).............. 783 354 616 732 6 401 136 4 849 186 6 977 633 4 835 731 3 731 984 2 633 732 4 390 885 3 241 035 3 143 423 2 760 342 5 389 523 4 326 228 2 598 615 2 038 805
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) ................................... (11 804 842 $9 054 746 $61 539 421 $48 468 276 $64 929 832 $47 843 759 $23 156 152 17 535 976 $42 634 268 $34 396 910 *29 921 319 $27 973 733. $53 056 455 $44 671 096 $26 393 998 21 617 912
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. omutaton pssengers............. 3..................... 3 076 .561 3 406 507 5 057 220 5 249 750 9 074 380 9 728 415 9 401 7 380 1 336 607 1 461 400 1 237 178 1 136 809 2 620 482 2 514 042 25 669 38 350 6-01
6-02. All oth passengers 2..................................... 541 160 1 439 557 2 906 609 2 209 147 7 798 742 6 566 142 410 984 345 869 3 215 052 2 458 641 979 138 968 341 1 885 570 1 763 411 601 291 510 734 6-02
6-03. Total...................................................... 5 617 721 4 846 064 7 963 829 7 458 897 16 873 122 16 294 557 420 385 353 249. 4 551 659 3 920 041 2 216 316 2 105 150 4 506 052 4 277 453 626 960 549 084 6.03
7. Number of revemne passengers carried one mile:
701. Comtation passengers................................... 49 997 074 53 789 438 89 744 011 92 908 528 152 044 549 149 495 601 138 766 111 881 12 969 531 14 557 294 19 643 383 17 427 792 35 283 868 33 727 541 200 302 207 318 701
7-02. All other pasengers........................................ 121 777 060 78 188 346 247 073 322 182 616 352 345 537 847 235 562 686 32 966 493 26 022 239 287 532 866 234 328 293 121 446 096 103 357 941 320 131 838 250 347 311 84 598 571 66 230 422 7-02
7-03. Total .................................................... 171 774 134 131 977 784 336 817 333 275 524 880 497 582 396 385 058 287 33 105 259 26 134 120 300 502 397 248 885 587 141 089 479 120 785 733 355 415 706 284 074 852 84 798 873 66 437 740 7-05
8. Pas Cog on asl oll)............................... 572099 677309 (931 790 $988 506 1512 628 1 634 112 *1 279 *1 233 $139 93 80 112 202 004 180 531 $326530 $314424 $2 553 3 060 8-01
8-02. All other fares .......................................... 2 598 122 $2 133 571 5 616941 5 157 327 57 64 149 367 868 7 2105 18094 $5264 398 4 389438 2 211749 930948 (564 305 4 660666 595263 267 073 8-02
8-05 Total .................................................... $3 170 221 2 810 880 $6 548 731 $6 145 833 9076 777 8 001 980 (733 384 19327 (5 404 336 $ 4 569 5!0 $2 413 753 $2 111 479 5 969 835 4 975 090 (1 597 816 1 270 133 8-0
9. Passenger train-miles ........................................... 2 028 216 1 812 553 5 515 234 5 239 775 7 174 482 6 464 238 850 590 827 347 5 875 823 5 617 940 3 975 837 3 900 494 5395 923 6 706 710 2 843 873 2 566 266 9
10. Passenger oar-mlles ............................................. 7 673 715 1 472 845 23 887 199 21 126 012 31 678 666 26 939 214 3 684 161 5 361 844 26 215 835 23 703 523 12 861 694 11 756 819 32 754 048 27 970749 9 944 283 8 505 449 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ............................... 121.1 1313 164.2 177-4 15.1 159.0 269.5 29 198.2 1 "?&3 2608 256. 3 330-4 244.
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ........................ ............. 1.70 0.961 0 .9 10.989. 0620 26. 0.9719 1 00.09 011.0 1862 0-i.1 120
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ... ....................... .. ( $ 1.96 01.581 1.77 0$1.5 $1.5 $1.67 1l.86 $1.92 $2.07 $2.48 $2.59 3.29 $3.1 (1.50 6. 5
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAPPIC.
14-01. Miles per passenger per road1................................... 6...163 17.7 17.7 16.9 15. 14.8 02 9.7 10.0 15.911.11.27-
15-01. Reven per passenog-i-ole (cents) .............................. .. ; 1.1.4 1.06 o0.99, 1.09 0.92 1.0 1.0o,1.224%"1.0o, 0.10 031 1.27. -o1
16-01. Revenue pesenger per road dollse) ........................... 0.19 0.20 60.18 0.19 $0.1 7 0.1 7 0. $0.,17 $0.10 $0.12 $0.16 0 0.1 O0 10-01
ALL OTHI PASSenGER TRePPICl
14-02. Miles per passenger per road .........7 ......................... .. 47.95 4.9 85.0 2 44. .9 80.2 75.2 89.4 95.3 124.0 106.7 169.8 142.0 1140.7 129.7 1-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (oents) ............................. 2.130 2.72270 2.82 2.19 2.?0 2.222 2.380 1.8i 1.877 1.82% 1. 7 1176 1.86 .99 1.89
16-02. Revenue pero passenger per road dollar ) ........................ 1.02 $1. $1.93 $2.33 $0.97 0.97 $1.78 $1.79 $1.79 $2.26 *1.99 $2.99 $2. 2.65 $2. -
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAPPIC:
4-03 Miles per passenger per road ... ..................7.... 0.......... .6 27.2 42. 2., 23. 7.7 74.0 66.o 6367 .819 66.4 135. 11 1-0
(do2^Si3.1' $0.5 $0.58 $0.8 $0.8 $ 2.08 2.22 2.37 1.0% 1.8 1. 1 1.758 1 1
perro.0$0238 i1 5..00 2. 8S.
1503. Revenue per pas~snger-i (cents) ........................... 1.85% 2.13% 1.914. 2.23 1.8 2 $1 1 .17 $1.09 $10 $. $. $. 21
Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... 565 $0.gg20. 79 $1.7 (1.19 $ (1 09 $ $1-39 $1.16 $2.5
1 even. passengr-miles. per train-mile.......................4.7 72.8 6,1.1 3 9 3:. 5.1 ..44. .5 1o.1 10o. 10..5
Id. Revenue pasenger-miles per oar-mile ...........................22.4 20.4. ti.13.0.15. 19.0 7.8]311.5'. I____ I-______ ._______7


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-220 (o-D)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS Pge 3
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item Item
No.
1937 1936 1957 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 234 922 235 520 57 679 57 872 44 475 44 609 132 768 133 039 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 176 137 179 608 40 386 41 245 38 537 38 912 97 214 99 451 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried ................................. 438 750 546 373 016 296 240 326 104 200 224 531 91 276 295 78 215 846 107 148 147 94 575 919
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) .............. :::::92 336 705 76 652 067 38 936 112 32 435 579 21 372 909 18 148 381 32 027 684 26 068 107
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .............................." 845 355 050 $737 460 616 *371 971 907 $322792 361 #70 797 763 OL52 467 897 $302 585 380 $262 200 358 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 64 679 299 69 724 295 49749 916 54 383 474 4 009755 4 440 460 10 919 628 10 900 361 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ..................................... 58 910 883 49 352 538 38 219 841 31 379 958 10 384 310 8 288 307 10 306732 9 684 273 6-02
6-03. Total .................................... ............. 123 590 182 119 076 833 87 969 757 85763 432 14 394 065 12728 767 21 226 360 20 584 634 6-0
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 1 039 833 607 1 068 900 921 846 005 674 872 446 300 38 057 878 44 307 011 155 770 055 152 147 610 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 4708 691 116 3 741 483 906 2 164 347 757 1 646 879 617 933 533 794 772 636 077 1 610 609 565 1 321 968 212 7-02
7-03. Total ................................................... 5 748 524 723 4 810 384 827 3 010 353 431 2 519 325 917 971 591 672 816 943 088 1 766 579 620 1 474 115 822 7-05
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares .................................... 10 694 363 1 854 270 $8 762 514 (9 808 961 417 858 547 431 .1 513 991 497 878 8-01
8-02. All other fares ......................................... .. 94 622 850 84 613 984 A48 137 789 45 154 570 17 554 143 *15004 902 28 930 918 24454 512 8-02
8-05. Total ................................................. 05 317 213 $96 468 254 156 900 303 954 963 531 17 972 001 15 552 333 30 444 909 125 952 390 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles ............................................ 103 341 009 99 143 539 42 848 017 41 433 262 19 052 270 18 865 566 41 440722 38 844 711 9
10. Passenger car-miles ................ .... ............................. 434 681 268 390 991 911 187 360 285 168 641 565 85 072 848 78 693 066 162 248 135 143 657 280 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ...................... .... 210.5 205.5 162.0 162.0 234.2 232.0 298.9 275.6 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) .................................. 0.916 0.9162 0.9550 0.9950 0.7990 0.810 0.*4 1.006 12
15. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ........................... *1.99 1.98 1.55 $1.61 $1.87 $1.95 (2 $2.77 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road .............................. 16.1 15.3 17.0 16.0 9.5 10.0 1 .5 1..O -01
15-01. Revenue per passenger ile (oents) ...... ................. 1.030 1.11, 1.0 1.12 11 1.v 0.97 0. 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..01....08........... $0.17 *0.17 0.18 $0.18 *0.10 (0.10 0*. 0 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC
14-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 79.9 75.8 56.6 52.5 899 95.2 156 3 156, 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-ile (cents) ........................... 2. .26 2.2W 2.7 1 1 1. 15-02
16-02, Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) U171..........*......... $1.6 1 1.71 $1.2 ($1. (19 $1$2 $2.5 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC.
14-03. Miles per passenger per road ................................. .6 0. .2 29. 67.5 64.2 83.2 71.6 1-03
1 -03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) .....*...................... 1. .0* .a 21% 1.85 1.9014 1.72 -
1 -05. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).................... *0. $0.881 $0:65 $0.61 $1.25 $1.22 $1. 1.2 16-0
l Revenue passenger'tiles per train-mile*....**.......* ...... 55.6 48.5 79. 60. 51.o .3 2.6 1
18. Revenue passenger-miles per oar-.ile******..............,...... 1321.2 .12.5 .114.9 1i4 o10:. 10.9 10 1












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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item
Item NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION :o.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 7 313 7 398 26 076 26 107 24 290 24 367 5 929 5 892 38 546 38 717 45 826 46 007 56 786 56 774 30 156 30 258 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 5 776 5 922 17 718 18 386 16 892 16 937 5 391 5 409 33 146 33 503 31 784 32 185 42 276 43 286 23 154 23 980 2
:Number of revenue tonso carried................................... 17336292 14821 187 102770716 88823 436 120 219096 96579908 34 971725 30100 694 56 304 570 48115 152 33234403 31 124 148 44 835277 37 688 050 290784S7 2576371 7
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) ....... ..... 2 160 050 1 910 945 17 569 943 15028 311 19 206 119 15 496 323 9 610 511 8 314 480 11 762 398 9 833 901 8 842 755 7701 540 15 707 663 12 421 575 7477 266 5944 9921
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .................................. $31 836274 $28 035 232 $162 676 676$145 246 285 $177 458 957 1L49 510 844 959 904 042 154 759 192 6110 893 721 $97 708 705 $80796 610 474 911 348 $148 502 710 124 911 931 $73 286 060 62377079 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 8 813 780 10 360 803 14 727 123 15 340 964 26 209 013 28 681 707 a/ 143 470 22 425 3 866 285 4 418 035 3 629 761 3 482 025 7 222 807 7 341 311 67 060 77 025 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ...................................... 7 513 510 4 800 450 8 409 445 7 196 263 22 296 886 19 383 245 1 206 852 1042 457 9 177 458 7 245 850 3 035 338 2 881 441 5 496 160 5 281 983 1 775 234 1 520 849 6-02
6-03. Total ................................................. ........16 327 290 15 161 253 23 136 568 22 537 227 48 505 899 48 064 952 1 350 322 1 064 882 13 043 743 11 663 885 6 665 099 6 363 466 12 718 967 12 623 294 1 842 294 1 597 874 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile!
7-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 142 941 953 162 367 973 262 422 964 270 698 109 440 640 757 439 380 218 a/ 888 445 329 439 37 169 433 43 977 572 56 887 067 53 241 719 98 335 277 98 394 594 547 711 511 297 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 377087 031 270 188 132 758600783 603 958 324 1 028 659 943 772733 161 98461393 81063 266 835 072 401 691 572 811 370789 966 323 130 520 976 546 295 796 203 722 263473304 202633 970 7-02
7-03. Total ..................................................... 520028 984 432 556 1051021 023 747 874 656 433 1 469 300 700 1 212 113 379 99 349 838 81 392 705 872 241 834 735 550 383 427 677 033 376 372 239 1 074 881 572 894598 316 264 021015 203 145 267 7-0
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares ......................................... 1 637 204 62064 318 $2739 958 2928 232 64 385 352 $4 816 411 _/ (L4 926 (3 654 402 932 $543 777 585 892 $557 208 $921 264 $933 525 $6 835 7 145 8-01
8-02. All other fares ........................................ 034 730 $7 150 568 $17 199 149 616 757 361 22 903 90 21 246 641 12 112 261 1 893 312 915 441 882 13 111 590 96714 314 5 955 844 617 309 051 14 585 449 4 907 553 93913 219 8-02
8-03. Total .................................................... $9671 934 $9 214 886 19 939 107 619 685 593 7289 262 26 063 052 82 127 187 (1896 966 915 844 814 513 655 367 57 300 206 6513 052 $18 230 315 515 518 974 54914 388 3920 364 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles ............................................. 5 882 008 5 708 623 16 198 151 15 851 401 20 767 858 19 873 238 2 442 689 2 426 787 16 609 581 16 438 779 11 509 183 11 306 945 21 630 312 19 934 593 8 301 227 7 603 173 9
10. Passenger oar-miles ................................................. 22 901 437 20 521 009 71 361 300 64 889 892 93 097 548 83 230 664 10 534 070 9 784 581 74 538 778 68 908 485 37 488 424 34 769 583 95 427 852 83 518 749 29 331 859 25 368 948 10
AVERAGES ----
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ................................ 124.6 128.9 171.0 169.2 159.8 160.5 274.8 276.9 208.9 204.4 266.1 247.4 350.3 329.6 257.1 230.8 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ................................. 1. 47 1.467% 0.926 0.966 0.924 0.9650 0 62 0.659% 0.94 0.994 0.914 0.973 0.9 1. 0.9
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ........................... $1.84 $1.89 $1.58 $1.64 1.48 $1.55 1. $1.82 $1.97 2.03 $2.43 $2.41 $3 $3.31 #2.52 1
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC
14-01. Miles per passenger per road .................................. 16.2 15.7 17.8 17.6 16.8 15.3 6.2 14.7 9.6 10.0 15.7 15.3 13.6 13.4 8.2 6 6 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1.150 1.27 1.01.0.08o 1.001..100< a1.68N 1.110 1.080 1.242 1.0] 1.0o5 0.94 0.950 1.25 1.0 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ........................ $0.19 $0.20 $0.19 $0.19 $0.17 $0.17 0.10 $0.16 0.10 0.12 00.16 $0.16 60.13 (0.13 0.10 06.09 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC
14-02. Miles per passenger per road....................................... 50. 56.3 90.2 83.9 46.1 39.9 81.6 77.8 91.0 95.4 122.2 112.1 177.7 150.7 148.4 133. 1-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (oents) ........................... 2.13 2.650 2.27% 2.77% 2.23% 2.750 2.15% 2.340 1.85% 1.90% 1.81% 1.84% 1.77 1. .S6 1.931 1o
1-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... 1.07 $1.49 2.05 $2.33 $1.03 $1.10 $1.75 $1.82 $1.68 $1.81 $2.21 2.07 $3.15 $2.7 276 2.57 -
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC
14-03. Miles per passenger per road .................................. 31.9 28.5 44.1 38.8 30.3 25.2 73.6 76.4 66.9 63.1 64.2 59.1 84.5 70.9 143 127.1
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1.86% 2.13% 1.9 32.25 1.8 2.152 2.14 2.334 1.829 1.86 14.710 17 1.7 0 1.73 1.8 1.1 i7-o1
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) .................... $0.59 60.61 $0.86 (0.87 #0.56 $0.54 1.58 $.78 1.21 $1.17 $1.10 1.2 1.43 2.67 (2.4 "0:
17. Revenue paassenger-miles per train-mile .................. 88.4 75.8 63.o 55.2 70.7 61.0 0.7 33.5 52.5 44-7 37.2 333 49.7 44.31.8 2 I
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile .....................22.7 21.1 14.3 13.5 15.8 14.6 9. 8.3 11.7 10.7 11.4 10.8 11.3 10.7 9.0 8.0 1
a/ 'These items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Raillway as comutation traffic resulting fro the emergenoy operation of passenger service on account of flood. Excluding asuh data, the averages for items 14-01, 15-01, andd.16-01 would be 4.1 miles, 0.84 oents, and $0.12, respectively.
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BUREAU Ol STATISTICS U, .s. DEPOITOIY APRIL, 1937
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH F APRIL, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item __ Item
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 No.

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 234 717 235 496 57 659 57 843 44 436 44 585 132 622 133 068 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ...... 175 411 178 869 40 316 41 213 38 519 38 899 96 576 98 757 2
:. Number of revenue tons carried ............................ ...... 149 984 822 123 192 116 '79 917 597 66 604 693 29 424 836 25 157 922 40 642 389 31 429 501
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) .............. 29 458 418 25 222162 12272 835 10750738 6547 219 5793942 10638 364 8 677 482 L
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) ................................. $288 302 352 $256 029 520 *128 015 872 $114 375 542 $55 861 364 $50 033 645 $104 425 716 $91 620333 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ................................, 21 026 962 22 135 886 16 340 289 17 282 035 1 250 219 1 396 439 3 436 454 3 457 412 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ...................................... 19 414 855 16 641 914 12'797 410 10720 118 3386 877 2 726 609 3230 568 3 195 187 6-02
6-05. Total .................................................... 40441 817 38 777 800 29 137 699 28 002 153 4637 096 4 123 048 6 667 022 6 652 599 6-0!
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 34051 078 344014 935 379 936 657 281 554 988 12220 676 14 171224 48 353 745 48288723 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 1 515 766 703 1 233 363 226 716 956 789 561 417 351 276 930 969 226 513 118 521 878 945 445 432 757 7-02
7-05. Total ............. ..................,...............&............. 1 856 277 781 1 577 378 161 996 893 446 842 972 339 289 151 645 240 684 342 570 232 690 493 721 480 7-05
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares .........................*........... *3467 435 3 761460 o 867 20 3 119383 (129517 *172410 o470658 $469667 8-01
8-02. All other fares .................................... ... o30 238 293 o 06 872 372 15 760 945 14 642 790 5 099 052 4122952 9 378296 $8 106 30 8-02
8-03. Total ..........................*......... ..... .......... 33705728 30633832 $18628 205 $17 762 173 $5 228 569 295 362 9 848 954 8 576 297 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles ...........................................************ 34 319 233 32 501 324 14 250 834 13 494 327 6 252 857 6 098 701 13 815 542 12 908 296 9
10. Passenger car-miles ............ ..... .............. 142 892 969 128 515 440 61 763 301 56 046 918 26 177 460 24 101 208 54 952 208 48 367 314 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ................ .. ...... 196.4 202.7 153.6 161.4 222.5 230o. 261.8 276.1 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) too,....................6 ..... :0.979? 1.0150 1.0643 1.0644 08530 O.99 0.92 1.056 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) .......... ............. $1.92 2.08 1.60 $1.72 $1.90 $1.99 $2.57 2.92
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
11-01. Miles per passenger per road ..................... ......... 1.2 15.5 17.1 163 9.8 10.1 14.1 14.0 i-o0
1Z-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1.02 1.2209 1.02% 1.11i 1.06% 1.22 0.97 0.97 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... 0.16 (0.17 0.18 0.8 018 0.10 #0.12 (0.14 (0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFICs
~4-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 78.1 7.1 6.0 .4 81.8 83.1 161.5 139.4 i11.-02
1J-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ..................0......... 7.4 2.18 .200 F.610 1.84% 1.820 1.800 1.82% 1-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road dollars ) ..................... $1.56 *1.61 $1.23 $1.37 $1.51 $1.51 $2.90 $2.54 1 -02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC
T1-03. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 45.9 40. 4.2 30.1 62. 4 58. 75.2 -o
15-0o. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ............ ..... 1.83 O *.L4 12.611 1.610% 1 7 1.73 1 .72 1-0o
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).............. .... 0.83 1$-.9 $.q 20.61 *1.13 $1.:4 $1. $129 !.6-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile...................... 54.1 48.5 70.0 62.5 46.2 39.5 41.3 38.2 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per oar-mile......................... 13.0 12.3 16.1 15.0 11.0 10.0 10.4 10.2 18












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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item
Item NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION No.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service ........ 7307 7 391 26063 26 096 24289 24 356 5928 5 892 3 508 38 693 45 834 46 038 56632 56779 30156 30 25 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service ......776 5 900 17 670 18 386 16870 16 927 5368 5409 33 151 33490 31 726 32 165 41 696 43 053 23 154 23539 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried .................................... 5 989 729 4 999 232 33 493 171 28 528 663 40 434 697 33 076 798 10 955 416 9 677 166 18 469 420 15 480 756 16 122 655 10 173 582 14 753 934 12 689 034 9 765 800 8 566 885 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile thousandss) .................. 755 705 639 282 5 476 939 4 872 253 6040 191 5 239 203 2 906 206 2 589 853 3641013 3 204 089 3324 430 2 567 808 4895 973 4 130 550 2 417 961 1979124 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .................................. $11410152 10053568 $55631 895 $50 089 408 60 973225 $54232566 18 522167 $17202929 37339197 $32830716 $31 636 870 $26 847 620 $48 956 711 $43637 384 $23 832 135 21135329 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers .................................... 2877 621 3 180 402 4669 006 4 907 821 8793 662 9 193 812 19 160 6 518 1231059 1 389 921 1128 425 1 076 803 2 284 673 2 354 853 23 356 25756 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ..................................... 2 416 118 1 394 125 2 680 089 2 189 159 7701 203 7 136 834 369 495 330778 3017 381 2 395 831 861 666 869 599 1807 106 1 807 165 561 796 518 423 6-02
6-03. Total ..................................................... 5 293 739 4 574 527 7 349 095 7 096 980 16 494 865 16 330 646 388 656 337 296 4 248 440 3 785 752 1 990 091 1 946 402 4 091 779 4 162 018 585 152 544 179 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers .................................... 47 646 057 51 739 640 83 279 115 87 450 936 149 Oil 485 142 364 412 173 215 109 262 12 047 460 14 061 962 17 493 667 16 721 644 30 671 362 31 396 747 188 716 170 332 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 121 490 953 80 339 167 240 723 086 185 507 856 354742 750 295 570 328 33 661 886 30 423 660 243 269 083 196 089 458 118 980 442 107 964 122 319 400 051 267 593 662 83 498 452 69 874 973 7-02
7-03. Total ..................................................... 169 137 010 132 078 807 324 002 201 272 958 792 503 754 235 437 934 740 33 835 102 30 532 922 255 316 543 210 151 420 136 474 109 124 685 766 350 071 413 298 990 409 83 687 168 70 045 305 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares .......................................... $539 190 $642 559 $865 681 $933 909 1 462 389 $1 542 915 $2044 $1178 $127 473 171 232 $182 312 $173 941 8286 049 6$293 217 $2297 $2509 8-01
8-02. All other fare ........................................... 2 596 299 62 144 252 5 482 100 5 079 478 7 682 546 7 419 060 6718067 $653 216 14 380 985 3 469 736 $2 142 657 $1 969519 5668 269 4 835107 1 567 370 1 302004 8-02
8-03. Total ..................................................... 3135 489 2786811 6 347781 6 013387 9144 935 8 961 975 720 111 5654 394 4508 458 $3 640 968 62 324 969 2 143 460 5 954 318 5128 324 1569 667 304513 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles ............................................. 1 956 574 1 841 110 5 364 059 5 120 130 6 930 201 6 533 087 822 487 807 837 5430 370 5 290 864 3 887 336 3 802 214 7 144 424 6 601 813 2 783 782 2 504 269 9
10. Passenger car-miles ............................................... 7 505 316 6 640 225 23 315 115 20 605 769 30 942 870 28 800 924 3 520 647 3 350 316 22 656 813 20750 892 12 806 142 11 783 191 32 295 208 28 189 332 9 850 858 8 394 791 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ................................ 126.2 127.9 163.5 170.8 149.4 158.4 265.3 267.6 197.1 207.0 206.2 252.4 331.8 325.5 247.6 231.0 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ................................. 1.510% 1.5730 1.01b6 1.02o8 1.009o 1.035% 0.6% 0.6644 1.026% 1.0250 0.952% 1.046% 1.000o 1.056% 0.986 1.0686 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ............................ $1.90 $2.01 $1.66 $1.76 61.51 61.54, 1.69 $1.76 $2.02 $2.12 $1.96 $2.64 $3.32 63.4 2.44 (2.47 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road .................................. 16.6 16.3 17.8 17.8 16.9 15.5 9.0 16.8 9.8 10.1 15.5 15.5 13.4 13.3 8.1 6.6 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1.13 1.240 1.o04 1.070 0.980 1.080 1.18l 1.080 1.o06 1.22% 1.04- 1.04 0.93% 0.93% 1.22% 1.47
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... $0.19 $0.20 $0.19 $0.19 40.17 60.17 00.11 $0.18 00.10 $0.12 $0.16 $0.16 80.13) 0.12 (0.10 60.10 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road ......................... i ....... 250.3 57.6 89.8 $4.7 46.1 41.4 91.1 92.0 60.6 81.6 138.1 124.2 176.7 148.1 146.6 134.8 34-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... ..... 2.14 2.67 2.280 2.74 2.17% 2.51 2.13 2.154 1.80% 1.77% 1.80% 1.8? 1.77 1.81 1.88 1.86 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... $1.07 1.54 2.05 62.32 $1.00 $1.04 $1.94 $1.97 $1.45 $1.45 $2.49 $2.26 $3.14 $2.68 $2.79 $2.51 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC
34-03. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 32.0 28.9 44.1 38.5 30.5 26.8 87.1 90.5 60.1 55.5 68.6 64.1 85.6 71.8 143.0 128.7 10-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1.9850 2.110 1.960 1.200 1.82 2.05% 2.134 2.*I4 1.774 1.713 1.70% 1.72 1.70N 1.72% 1.8 1. 6 1-0
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) .................... $0.59 60.61 80.86 60.S5 $0.55.55 1.85 1.91.0.94 $1.0 o0.9 $1.17 $1.10 $1.46 1.23 $2.68 2. 16-
17. Revenue passenger-miles per traln-mile ....................... 6.4 71.7 60.4 53.3 72.7 67.0 41.1 37.8 47.0 39.7 35.1 32. 49.0 453 30.1 2.0 17
16. Revenue passenger-miles per oar-mile ........................ 22.5 19.9 13.9 13.2 16.3 15.2 9.6 9.1 11.3 10.1 10.7 10.6 10.8 10.6 8.5 8.3 18


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statemt No. M-220 (ose-
BUREAU OF STATISTICS -3
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
Item Item
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service*........ 234 855 235 517 57 673 57 867 44 466 44 603 132 716 133 047 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service*...... 175 934 179 423 40 369 41 236 38 534 38 909 97 031 99 278 2
R. Number of revenue tons carried ............. .......* ........ 588 810 594 496 208 412 320318 918 266829 224 120701131 103373 768 147 790 545 126 005 420 3
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) ..... ...... 121 795 123 101 874 230 51 208 948 43 186 317 27 920 127 23 942 323 42 666 048 34745 590 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) ................................... 1133 657 403 #993 490 147 $ 499 987 179 $437 167 903 (26 659 127 #202 501 552 $ 407 011 097 #353 820 692 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 85 713 108 91 860 181 66 097 052 71 665 509 5 259 974 5 836 899 14 356 082 14 357 773 6-01
6-02. All other passengers .................................... 78 355 676 65 994 452 51047 189 42 100 076 13771 187 11014 916 13 537 300 12 879 460 6-02
6-03. Total .............................................. 164 068 784 157 854 633 117 144 241 113765 585 19 031 161 16 851 815 27 893 382 27 237 233 6-03
7.'Number of revenue passengers carried one miles
7.01. Commitation passengers .. ........................ 1 380 378 853 1 412 915156 11825 976 499 1 154 001 288 50 278 554 58 478 235 204 123 800 200 436 333 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ..................................... 6224 763 317 4 974 847 132 2881 610 044 2208 296 968 1 210 464 763 999 149 195 2 132 688 510 1 767 400 969 7-02
7-03. Total .................................................... 7605 142 170 6 387 762 988 4007 586 543 3 362 298 256 1 260 743 317 1 057 627 430 2 336 812 310 1 967 857 302 7-05
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares ......................................... 14 162 938 $15 615 730 1.1630 914 12928 344 $547 375 $719 841 $1 984649 1 967 545 8-01
8-02. All other fare ......................... .....*********************....******** 124 865 980 #111 486 356 63 903 571 59 797 360 22 653 196 19 127 854 38 309213 32 561 142 8-02
8-03. Total ................................ ............ 139 028 918 9127 102 086 75 534 485 72725704 23 200 571 19 847 695 940 293 862 34528 687 8-0
9. Passenger train-miles ............................................. 137 660 560 131 644 863 57098 851 54 927 589 25 305 445 24 964 267 55 256 264 51 753 007 9
10. Passenger oar-miles ......................... ............... 577 584 237 519494 667 249 133 586 224 675 799 111 250 308 102794 274 217 200 343 192024 594 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road ............................... 206.8 205.3 159.9 161.8 231.3 231.6 288.7 275. 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ............................... 0.9351 0.975 0.97 1.012g 0.812e 0.846% 0.95V4 1.l.018 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ...$..................*..... (1.95 $2.00 1.6 #1.64 $1.88 $1.96 $2.75 $2.81 15
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFICt
14-01. Miles per passenger per road ................................ 16.1 15.4 17.0 16.1 9.6 10.0 14.2 14.0 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........................... 1.035 1.11% 1.05 1.12w 1.09% 1.235 0.970 0.98% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..................... #0.17 $0.17 #0.1 $0.18 #0.10 $0.12 $0.14 $.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFICt
14-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................ 79.4 75, 56.42 52.5 879 90.7 157.5 137.2 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-ile (oents) ...................... ..... 2.01 2.2 2.22 2.71 1.8 1.91 1.80 1.84 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road dollarss,) ..................... $1.59 #1.69 $1.25 1 .42 16474 .83 2.53 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFICa
14-05. Miles per passenger per road ................................. 46.4 40.5 34.2 29.6 66.2 62.8 83.8 72.2 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (oents.) ........................... 1*83 1 .4 2.16 1.84 1.88 1.72
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars)..................... #0.85 #0.8 0.64 2.6 .1$12 8 $1.44. 1.27 16-05
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile........................ 55.2 48.5 70.2 61.2 49.8 42.4 42.5 38.0 17
1. Revenue passenger-miles per oar-mile........................... 13.2 12.3 16.1 15.0 11.3 10.5 10.8 10.2 1
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.












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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

Item NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION Io.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service*........ 7 311 7 397 26 073 26 10 24 289 24 365 5 929 5 892 38 537 38 711 45 834 46 016 56 726 56 775 30 156 50 256 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service o....... 5 776 5 916 17 706 18 38 16 887 16 934 5 385 5 409 33 145 33 500 31769: 32180 42 108 43228 23154 23 870 2
SNumber of revenue tons carried ................................... 23 326 021 19 820 419 136 263 887 117 352 09 160729 010 129 656 706 45 927141 39777860 7477399 63 595908 49 357 067 41 297730 59589211 50 77 084 38844267 34 330 606 5
Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) .............. 2 915 755 2 550 227 23 046 88 19 900 564 25 246 310 20735 526 12 516 717 10 904 333 15 403 410 13 037 990 12 167 185 10 269 349 20 603 636 16 552 1825 9 895 227 7 924 16
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) ..................................::: 43246426 38 088 800 $218 308 571 195 335 693 238 432 182 $203743 410 78 426 209 71962 121 $148 232 918 130 539 451 $112 433 480 101758 968 *197459421 *168549316 697 118 196 83 512408 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. ommutation passengers ................................... 11691401 13 541 205 19 396 12 20 248 78 35 009522 37 875 519 Z/ 162 630 28 943 5 097 344 5807 956 4758186 4 558 828 9 507 480 9696 164 90416 102781 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ...................................... 9929 628 6194 575 11089534 9 385 42 30028027 26 520079 1 576 348 1373235 12194839 9641 681 3 897 004 3751 040 7 303 266 7089 148 2 337 030 2039 272 6-02
6-03. Total .................................................. .. 21621 029 19735 780 30 485 66 29 634 207 65037 549 64 395 598 1 738 978 1 402 178 17 292 183 15449 637 8655 190 8 309868 16 810746 16785 312 2 427 446 2142055 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers ................................... 190588 010 214 107 613 345 7Q2075 358149 045 589 686 410 581744 630 f/1061661 438 701 49 216 893 58039534 74380734 69963 363 129006639 129791341 736427 681629 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ...................................... 498 577 984 350527 299 99 323 86 789 466 18C 1 383 708 1911 068 303 489 132 123 279 111 486 9261078 341484 887 662 269 489770408 431094642 1295946 346 1063797384 346 971756 272508943 7-02
7-0. Total .................................................... 689 165 994 564 634 912134502594 147 615225 1 973 3946011 650048 119 1335184 940 111 925 627 127 558 377 945701 803 564 151 142 501058 005 1 424 9528 985 1 193 588 725 347708183 273190572 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutationfares...........................................2 176394 2706877 3 60563 S 3 862 141 5 848881 $6 359 326 $ ,16970 4 832 (530 405 715 009 768 204 $731149 1 207313 1 226 742 9 1328 9 654 8-01
8-02. All other fares............................................ 10631029 59294820 922 681245 21836839 305912893 28665701 2 830 328 2546 588 19822868 169581 326 (8856971 7925 363 122977 319 619420556 6474 923 5 215223 80
8-03. Total..................................................... 12807 423 $12 001 697 26886 88 25 698 980 364406 440 174 35025027 2847 298 $2551360 2035273 17296 335 9625175 8656 512 24 184 6382 20647 298 6 484 055 5284877 8-0
9. Passenger train-iles ................................................ 7838 582 7549 733 21 562 21 20971 531 27 698059 26 406 325 3 265176 3 534 624 22040 269 21729 643 15 396 519 15109 159 28774736 26536406 11085009 10107442 9
10. Passenger ear-miles .............................................. 30416 753 27 161 234 94 676 41! 85482 977 124040418 112031 588 14054 718 13134897 97 195590 89 659 377 50294 566 46 552 774 127723060 111708081 39 182717 33763739 1
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC: P.0..7 R. 326.6 24.7 230.6 1
11. Miles per revenue ton per road .................................... 125.0 126.7 169.1 16.6 15 16.6 7.1 159.9 272. 274.1 26.0 205.0 246.24 0 1 1.0 1
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cent) ................................... 1.13 W 1.9 0.9147 0.9820 0.94 0.9a 0.62 0.660 0.962% l.0 00.92 0.09 01.1 0.01 0 00. 1
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ............................... 1.85 *1.92 41.60 (1.66 (1.49 (1.57 01.71 1.61 1.96 2.05 *.26 31
COMMUTATION PASSE.GER TRAFFIC C:. 16. 6.6 14-1
01TIO Pa!g6.o 15.2 9.7 10.0 15.6 15. 13.6 13.4 1. 6.12 -
-01. iles per passenger per roa.................................... ..... 16.3 15.8 17. 17.7 16.6 a15. .6 101 .27 11 0
15-01. Revenue per passengenger-mile (cents) ........................... l .e6 1.014 1.0 0.99% 1. 1 1.0 1 1 0 0.10.10
16-01. Revenue per passenger pep road (dollars) ...................... 0.19 0.20 (0.19 $0.19 (0.17 1 .10 017 0.10 (.1 01 1 0 .
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC: 114.6 1.1.-02
4-02. Miles per passenger per road ................................... 50.2 6.6 90.1 4.1 46.1 40 12 9 1 7 177 1 1 ,
1 -02.RRevenuenper passenger per roadn(dollars).................................. .1. 0 *;$1.50 *2.05 $2.33 *1.02" 1.0 *$1."0 $1.85 *1.63 41:72 *2.27 *2.11 *3.15 $2:7'40*2.776

TOT0. M p singer pe road .............................. 31. 2.6 44.1 ? 0.3 25.6 76.6 79.8 652 61. 2 65.2 60.3 4's 8 71.1 l .432 127.5 .-
15-0. Revenu* per pasnger-ml. (cnt.) ............................ ...6 2.13 1.9% 2.2 .5 2.22.40 2.28 1.810 13 .7 1. 1.70 1.730 1.660 l-
1-05. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars)...................... $...0.9 *0.61 $0.6 *0.87 $0.56 0.5 (1.4 (1.6g *1.18 *1.12 #1.11 *1.04 *1.04 *23 N 2.6 2
17. Revenue passenger-miles pr train-mile............................ 87.9 74.6 62.4 5. 71.2 62.5 0.g 34.6 51.2 143.5 36.6 33.2 1.09.7 .95 60 1
1. Revenue passenger-almles per oar-mile............................ .22.7 20. 114.2 3.15.912.79.51,.5 11.610.5111.2.10.611. I1


154727-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1 7


* Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
a/ These Items Include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as commutatlon traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account of flood. Exoluding such data, the average for items 14-01, 15-01,
and 16-01 would be 12.2 miles, 0.94 cents, and *0.11, respectively.


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU O1F STATISTICS .
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS 1. STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATESNIV.OF7
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways UNIV. OF LI
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED) DqCU ,E-. DEPT

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1957 AND 1936

OU.S. DEPOET.RY


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
MAY, 1937


ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
INO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. . . . 223 4 702 235 482 57 622 57 844 44 476 44 579 132 604 133 059 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . . .... 175 465 178 860 i 40 276 41 114 38 479 38 967 96 710 98 779 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . . 158 320 711 135 463 211 82 115 857 70 666 377 29 812 571 26 576 317 46 392 283 38 220 517
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) . . 30997088 26 906 909 12 963 95 11169 396 6 971 613 6 258 979 11061516 9478 534 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars).. . . . . $287 601.260 $262 445 608 125798 400 $114 391 275 $55417 316 51 715 281 $106385 544 $96 339052 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers. . . . . .. 20 306 612 21 34-3 395 15 902 327 16 915 112 1 186 849 1 311 751 3 217 436 3 116 532 6o01
6-02. All other passengers . . . . . .. 20789 355 17 104 979 1373.0 469 11007920 3 494667 2777751 3 584 219 3 319 308 6-02
6-03. Total. . ... . . . . . 41 095 967 38 448 374 29 612 796 27 923 032 4 681 516 4 069 502 6 801 655 6 435 840 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. .. . . . . 338 553 531 337 587 412 279 684 334 279 991 101 11 655 755 13 30,6 924 47 213 442 44 289 387 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 1 563 511 982 1 240 966 393 754429 556 561 392 017 238 756 301 201 683 124 570 326 125 477 891 252 7-02
7-03. Total . .. ... . . . . 1 902 065 513 1 578 553 805 1 034 113 890 841 383 118 250 412 056 214 990 046 617 539 567 522 180 639 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares . . . . .... $3 409 680 $3 651 276 $2 834 863 $3 057 823 $124 009 $162 889 $450 808 $430 564 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares. .. . . . . . 930 614 048 E26 679 878 416 355 625 14 459 113 4 255 153 $3 611 979 a10 003 270 8 608 786 8-02
8-03. Total. . . . ... .. . .. .34 023 728 050 331 154 19 190 488 17 516 936 4379 162 13 774 868 510 454 078 $9 039 350 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles . . ........ ... . 34 738 616 33 253 494 14 576 276 13 781 002 5 892 406 5 792 986 14 269 944 13 679 506 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . . 140 529 512 128 274 439 62 826 048 56 850 165 21 297 709 20 201 664 56 405 755 51 222 610 10
AVERAGES _
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . ... . 195.8 198.6 2 157.9 158.1 233.8 235.5 238.4 248.0 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . ... . . 0.9280 0.975 0.970 1.024 0.7950 0.826 0.962% 1.0160 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . .. . . .1.82 $. 1.94 $1.53 $1.62 $1.86 $1.95 $2.29 2.52 18
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road.1. .... . . 16.7 15.8 17.6 16.6 9.8 10.1 14.7 14.2 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . .. . .1.010 1.080 1.010 1.090 1.06E 1.22 0.95% 0.97% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 *0.10 $0.12 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. 'Miles per passenger per road. . ................... 75.2 72.6 55.0 51.0 68.3 72.6 159.1 144.0 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .. .1.96 2.15 2.170. 2.58- 1.790 1.790 1.75% 1.80% 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . ... . $1.47 $1.5 $1.19 $1.31 $1.22 $1.30 $2.79 $2.59 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . ..... 46.3 41.1 314.*9 30.1 53.5 52.6 90.8 81.1 14-03
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . . .1.79% 1.92 i 1.866 2.080 1.7 1.760 1.69# 1.73% 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . 0.8 $0.79 0.65 (0.6 (0.94 (0.92 $1.54 $1.40 16-03
17. Revenuepassenger-milespertrain-mile. . . ....... 54.8 47.5 70.9 61.1 42.5 37.1 43.3 38.2 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . . . . 13.5 12.3 16.5 14.8 11.8 10.6 10.9 10.2 18


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Page 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1937 AND I 36


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION


ITEM
NO.


1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Milesof roadoperatedatcloseof month, freightservice. . . ... 7 313 7 396 26 021 26 092 24 288 24 356 5 928 5 892 38 548 38 687 45 826 46 031 56 67 56 777 0 161
2. Milesof roadoperatedateloseof month, passengerservice. ......... 5 783 5 908 17 608 18 279 16 885 16 927 5 368 5 409 33 111 33 558 31 830 32 191 41 696 43 050 23 14 23 53 2
3. Number ofrevenue tonscarried......... . . 5 451 80 4 902 646 335813 960 30 215 581 42 850 017 35 548 150 12 028 078 11 025 914 17784 493 15 550 403 22 511 115 17 071 275 14 543 581 12 63B 893 9 337 587 8 510349 8
4. Numberof revenuetonscarried one miUle(thousands) .............. .... 705'963 646006 5614 952 5013 315 6643044 5510075 3221 603 2 978236 3750010 35280743 3 800 12 3207434 5012365 4253201 2249022 2017899 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . . 10567627 $9 895 919 $53 546 144 49 737 356 $61 684 629 $54 758 000 $19 530 805 $18 989 314 35 886 511 32 725 967 $35 5.50 964 $32 422 28. $47 851 i 42 806 866 $22 983 24 2 109905 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers......................... 2 721 655 3 005 050 4 729 058 4 650 100 8 451 614 9 259 962 5 847 4 748 1 181 002 1 307 003 1 123 340 1 011 581 2 071 366 2 081 646 22 730 23 305 6-01
6-02.A other passengers. : : ..................... 2564 422 1513340 2919 22 2272078 8226835 7222502 356391 300227 31 38276 2477524 923513 85 l 227 2061 113 1957843 599593 526235
6-)8. Total. ........... . . . ... 5 286 077 4 518 390 7 648 270 6 922 178 16 .678 449 16 482 464 362 238 304 975 4 319 278 3 784 527 2 046 853 1 846 808 4 132 479 4 039 489 622 23 549 543
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . ... ...................... 45 577 907 49 063 198 87 046 655 84 647 458 147 059 772 146 280 445 102 715 92 146 11 553 040 13 214 778 18 342 053 16 083 075 28 678 141 28 052 401 193 248 153 911 7-01
7-02. All other passengers.... ..................... 126 613 646 83 808 766 255 430008 188 917 401 372 385 902 288 665850 30188 945 26 028 822 2086567 356 175 6545302 131 880 254 1098571 171 3528629 022 294 504 257 85816849 73815824 7-02
7--08. Total..................................... 172 191 553 132 871 964 342 476 663 273 564 859 519 445 674 434 946 295 30 291 660 26 120 968 220 120 396 188 869 080 150 222 307 125 654 246 381 307 163 322 556 658 86 010 097 73 969 735 7-06
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
81-01. Commutation fares ...................... 521690 595451 890045 894872 1423 128 157500 102 1 032 978 L161 857 185 06 66 210 263 158 262 164
8-02. Allother fares. . .. .... ...................... 2640 706 130 507 65781 624 65 137 559 67 933 295 7 191 047 3668 675 98 453 03 586 478 013 526 2 350 369 026 990 66 58 18 68 1747506 1 713 170 8-0
8-08. Total . ...... .......................... 63 162 396 62725 958 66 671 669 66 032 431 69 356 423 8 758 547 669 707 6599485 93709 455 ,3 175 383 62 535 549 2 193 200 66 321 246 65 436 914 61597 283 61 409 236
9. Passenger train-miles.. ........................ 2 006 617 1 919 075 5 540 334 5 250 960 7 029 325 6 610 967 813 020 810 874 5 079 386 4 982 112 4 032 325 3 912 307 7 373 668 7 059 957 2 863 953 2 707 242 9
10. Passengercar-miles..........................7660 615 6 774 114 23925379 21 94 5 31 240054 28 581 594 3 281 599 3 070578 18 016 110 17 131 086 13 538 069 12 396 818 32 949 915 29 631.905 9 917771 9193887 10
AVERAGES ...._

1.iResvenue aton-mile cnta166 165.9 155.0 1552678270.1 210.9 211.0 168.8 187.9 352.2 1" 0o 2 1
210...6...:1. 7, 1.532p 0.9 0.9,09.60.6% 0-.9570 0.998% 0.96; 0.0110 0.9 401.02
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . .. .................. 6$1.9 $2.02 61.$.1.5 $1.54P 61.62 91.22.02 2.10 ,1. 8 61.90 3.29 63.39 2. 16 2.04 18
CoMMUTATION PASSENoER TRAFC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road..(.............................. ...... 16.16 1.14 1 117..401. 1.176 19.4 9.8 10.1 16.3 15.9 13.8
16-41. Revenueperpaosenger-mile (cent).1. 1 1.02 1.060 09 1.O 1.0 1.132 1. 1.2 1.0 0.2 13.5" L
16-01. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars) . . . ... .0.19 20 ,60.19 6 0.19 ,601 601 (1 60.22 60.100.12 o0.16 0:.1 60.13 $ ($0
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road........................ .o94 55.4.87.145.34.0814. 66.5 70.9. 1.2.8 11 171.1 1. 1.3.11
15-02. Revenueper passnger-mile (cents).. 2" 2 $3:... 2 22.... 2 26 27 21 2.1490 2.2% 2 1:7 1:&17 1. 11 .l W
16-02. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars). . . . ..1.03 $1:. $11.98 62:26 6 1.00 $. 1:0. 114$1.20 0 $2: t6 112725 :g 62.$: 1.$12-
TOTAL PmNqER TRApFIc:
14-08. Mieenuper passenger per road ............ . . ... 2.6 29.4 144.8 9. 1.1 26.4 83.6 85.6 .0 49.9 73.168.0 9 7.9 1
16-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). Fe.. ...9..#. .. ... .W.0. .. .1.814% 2.051 1.9 2.222 1 6 1. 6 2 1WO 1.69
16-0. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . 0... 60 0 6 0:56 (o.$53 185 17 .0.8 49 I I. 10
17. Revenue pasenger-miles per train-mile .6........ 858 96. 2.1 32 4 7.0 1 1 6 137437-790.814
18.BRevenue passenger-miles per car.mile. ................. 22.519.6 114.3J16 15.2 9. 8.5 12. 11.6 30.0 27
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
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FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1937 AND 1936


ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service.* . . . 234 860 235 506 57 663 57 860 44 468 44 597 132 729 133 049 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.* . .. 175 882 17 9 312 40 35 2 41 213 38 523 38 921 97 007 99 178 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . . 747 131 305 631 671 523 402 434 775 337 495 601 150 513 702 129 949 985 194 182 828 164 225 937 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . . 152 792 211 128 781 141 64 172 907 54 355 714 34 891 740 30 201 302 53 727 564 44 224 125 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) . .. . . . .... $1 421 258 654 $1 255 935 757 $625 785 579 $551 559 180 $282 076 443 $254 216 833 $513 396 632 $450 159 744 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 106 019 720 113 203 576 81 999 379 88 580 621 6 446 823 7 148 650 17 573 518 17 474 305 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 99 145 031 83 099 431 64 757 658 53 107 996 17 265 854 13 792 667 17 121 519 16 198 768 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . .. . . . 205 164 751 196 303 007 146 757 037 141 688 617 23 712 677 20 941 317 34 695 037 33 673 073 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers ... .. . . 1 718 932 384 1 750 503 268 1 405 660 833 1 433 992 389 61 934 309 71 785 159 251 337 242 244 725 720 7-01
7-02. All other passengers . . . ... . 7 788 275 299 6 215 813 525 3 636 039 600 2 769 688 985 1 449 221 064 1 200 832 319 2 703 014 635 2 245 292 221 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . .... 9 507 207 683 7 966 316 793 5 041 700 433 4 203 681 374 1 511 155 373 1 272 617 478 2 954 351 877 2 490 017 941 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars) :
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . .. $17 572618 $19 267 006 114 465777 *15986 166 $671 384 $882 730 2 435 457 $2398 110 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares. . . . . . 155 480027 138 166 233 80 259 196 74 256 473 26 908 348. 22739 833 48 312483 41 169 927 8-02
8-03. Total . . . . . . 173 052 645 #157 433 239 $94 724 973 90 242 639 $27 579 732 923 622 563 $50747 940 $43 568 037 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . .. . . 172 400 986 164 898 357 71 675 127 68 708 591 31 199 651 30 757 253 69 526 208 65 432 513 9
10. Passenger car-miles. . . . . . .. 718 113 749 647 769 106 311 959 634 281 525 964 132 548 017 122 995 938 273 606 098 243 247 204 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .... 204.5 203.9 159.5 161.1 231.8 232.4 276.7 269.3 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . . 0.930- 0.975% 0.9750 1.0156 0.8087 0.9426 0.9564 1.018% 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . . ... $1.90 $1.99 $1.55 $1.63 $1.87 $1.96 $2.64 2.74 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road . . . 16.2 15.5 17.1 16.2 9.6 10.0 14.3 14.0 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .. .1.020 1.100 1.030 1.11 1.080 1.230 0.97% 0.98% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . ... $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.10 $0.12 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road . . . . 78.6 74.8 56.1 52.2 83.9 87.1 157.9 138.6 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .. 2.000 2.22% 2.21 2.680 1.86% 1.89% 1.79% 1.83% 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . ... $1.57 $1.66 $1.24 $1.40 $1.56 $1.65 $2.82 $2.54 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road . . . . .... 46.3 40.6 34.4 29.7 63.7 60.8 85.2 73.9 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .. 1.82% 1.980 1.88% 2.15 1.830 1.86% 1.72% 1.75% 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).. . . .. .0.84 $0.80 $0.65 $0.64 $1.16 $1.13 $1.46 $1.29 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile.. . . . .. .55.1 48.3 70.3 61.2 48.4 41.4 42.5 38.1 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . . . . 13.2 12.3 16.2 14.9 11.4 10.3 10.8 10.2 18
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.












INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
I IITEM
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operated at closeof month, freight service* ..........7. 311 7 396 26 062 26 102 24 289 24 362 5 929 5 892 38 539 38 705 45 826 46 018 56 746 56 775 30 157 30 256 1
2. Miles of road operated at closeof month, passengerservice? .......... 5778 5 915 17 687 18 365 16 887 16 933 5 382 5 409 33 141 33 512 31 781 32 182 42 066 43 192 23 160 23 804 2
3. Numberof revenue tons carried. . ...... .. 28 777 901 24723 065, 170 077 847 147 567 630 203 579 027 165 204 856 57 955 219 50803 674 92 558 483 79 146 311 71 868 182 58 369 005 74 132 792 63 015 977 48 181 854 42840955
4. Number of revenue tonscarried one mile (thousands). ........ .... 33621718 3196 234 28 661 835 24913 879 31 b89 354 26245 601 15738 320 13882 569 19 153420 16318733 15967 314 13476 784 25616 001 20805 326 12 144249 9942015 4
5. Freight revenue (wholedollars) . . . . ... $53814053 47 984 719 $271 854 715 245 073 049 $300 116 811 $258 501,412 $97957 014 $90951 435 $184 119429 $163 265 398 $147 984444 134181 249 $245 310 751 $211 356 182120 101 437 $104 622 313
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengered .. ................... 14 413 056 16 546 255 24 125 187 24 898 855 43461 136 47 135 481 a/ 168 477 33 691 6 278 346 7 114 959 5 881 526 5 570 409 11 578 846 11777 810 113 146 126 086 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. ....................12494050 7707915 14008 746 11657 500 38 254 862 33742 581 1932 739 1673 462 15 333115 12 119 205 4 820517 4586 267 9 364379 9046 991 293662 2565 510 6-02
6-48. Total . . . . . . .. 26 907 106 24 254 170 38 133 933 36 556 385 81 715 998 80 878 062 2 101 216 1 707 153 21 611 461 19 234 164 10 702 043 10 156 676 20 943 225 20 824 801 3 049 769 2 691 596 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers onemi................... 236 165 917 263 170 811 432 748 734 442796 503 736 746 182 728 025 075 6/1 164 376 530 847 60769 933 71 254 312 92722 787 86046 438 157 684 780 157 843 742 929675 835540 7-01
7-02. All other passengers .................... 625191630 434 336 0651 254 753 877 978383 5811756 0940931 356 969 339 162 312224 13751574812869088401063316 571 621650662 540665813 16485753681358301 641 432 788 605 346324767 7-02
7-08. Total. . . . . . . 861 357 547 697 506 8761 687 502 6111 421180 0842492 840 2752084994414 163476600 138 046 595 1347 678 7731134 570 883 714 373449 626712 251 1 806 2601481 516145 383 433718 280 347160307 7-08
8. Passe re Commutation fares . . . . ..... ... $2 698 084 $3 302327 $4 495 684 $4 757 013 $7 272 009 $7 926 826 a $18 002 $5 864 $653 382 $876 866 $953 384 $897 360 $1470 471 $1 488 906 $11602 11 844 801
8-02. Allotherfares..... . . . . .$13 271735 $11 425 327 128 462 873 $26974 398 38 524 588 $35856 748 83 499 003 $3 144 981 $23 409 345 $19 594 852 $11 207 340 $9 952 352 $29035 407 $24 595 306 r8069 736 $6 622 269 8-02
8-0S. Total. .. .. . . . $15969 819 $14 727 654 -32958 557 31731 411 545796 597 43783 574 3 517 005 $3150 845 $24 062 727 $20471 718 812 160724 $10 849 712 $30 505 878 126084 212 8081 338 634113 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles....... . ... . 9 84 199 9468 808 27 102 544 26 222 491 34 727 384 33017 292 4078 196 4 045 498 ., 27 121 455 26,711 755 19 428 844 19021 466 36 148402 33 596 363 13 948.92 .12 814 ,64 ,.
10. Passengercar-miles. . .. . . . ....... 38 077 368 33 935 348 118 601 794 106 977 434 155 280 472 140 613 182 17 336 317 16 205 475 115 211 700 106790463 638 632635 58 949 592 160672 975 141339986 49100488 42957 6 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road . . . ... 125.9 129.3 168.5 168.8 156.6 158.9 271.6 27.3 206.9 206.2 222.2 230.9 345.5 330.2 2521 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . 1. 1.501 0.948 0.984 0.941 0.985 0.622 0. 550 0.961 1.000 0.9217 0.996 0.958. 1.016 0.98 ..9 0 12
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . .. .... $1.87 $1.94 $1.60 $1.66 $1.47 $1.56 51.69 $1.79 $1.99 $2.06 $2.06 $2.30 $3.31 $3.35 $2.49 $2.4 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road ................. 16.4 15.9 17.9 17.8 17.0 15. a/ 6.9 15.8 9.7 10.0 15.8 15.4 13.6 13.4 8.2 6.614-01
15-01. Revenueper passenger-mile (cents). ....1.14 1.25 1.o4 1.07 0.99 1.09 6155 1.100 1.080 1.23) 1.03? 1.04 0.93) 0.94% 1.25 1.42% 101
16-01. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars) . . . .$0.19 $0.20 $0.19 $0.19 $0.17 $0.17 0a/ 0.11 $0.17 00.10 $0.12 $0.16 $0.16 $0.13 $0.13 $0.10 $0.09 16-01
ALL OTHER PAsSNGERa TRAFFIC:
14-02. Milesperpassenger perroad. . . . 50.0 56.3 89.6 83.9 45.9 40.2 84.0 82.2 83.9 7.7 129.0 117.9 176.0 150.1 147.4 135.0 1
15-02. Revenueperpassaenger-mile (cents) ............. 2.12 2.63 2.27 2.76 2.19 2.64 2.16 2.29 12 1. 1.80 1.8 1.76 1.81 1.86 1.91 102
16-02. Revenueper passenger per ioad (dollars) ............. 1.06 $1.48 $2.03 $2.31 $1.01 $1.06 1.81 $1.88 $1.53 $1.62 $2.33 $2.17 $3.10 $2.72 $2.75 $2.58 1-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-08. Miles per passenger per road . . . ... 32.0 28.8 44.3 38.9 30. 25.8 77.8 80.9 62.4 59.0 66.7 61.7 86.2 72.8 142.2 129.0 14-08
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ..........1.85 2.11 1. 2.23 1. 2.10 2.15e 2.2 1.79% 1.6o 1.70 1.73 1.69 1.72 1.6 18
16-08. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . .... 0.59 $0.61 $. $0.7 $0.56 0.54 1.67 81.85 $1.11 $1.06 14 $1.07 1.6 $1.25 $2.65
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. ............ 87.5 73 62.3 54.2 71. 63.1 40.1 34.1 49.7 42.5 36.8 32.9 50.0 4. 31.1 27.1 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile................ 22.: 20.6 14.2 13.3 16.1 14. 9.4 6.5 11.7 10.611.2 10.6 11.2 10.7 6.6861 8


15-01,and 16-01 would be 12.7 miles, 0.95 cents, and $0.12, respectively.
154727-0 U.S. GOVERNMENTPRINTING OFFICE:1937


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* Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
aJ These items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as commutation traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account of flood. Excluding such data, the averages for items 14-01,




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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OP JUNE, 1937 AND 1936


Statement No. M-220 (osD)
JUNE, 1937


I U.S. DEPOSITORY


ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM _ _- _ _-__ _ _--_ _ __------- -- -- ------NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. . . .. 234 576 235 260 57 498 57 722 44 476 44 579 132 602 132 959 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . ... 175 631 178 409 40 12 8 40 943 38 479 38 927 97 024 98 539 2
8. Number of revenue tons carried ... . . ....... 158 451 384 139 692 073 81126 455 -71 538 560 29 090 680 26 767 286 48 234 249 41 386 227 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . 29 169 767 26 227 243 11 622 004 10 477 083 6 423 228 6 029 297 10 924 535 9 720 863 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . . 281 480 434 $268 244 697 $119 168 880 $114 220 966 $52 315 154 $50 945 105 $109 996 400 $103 078 626 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 20701 792 21 719 261 15 903 895 16 634 200 1132 791 1 367 842 3665 106 3717 219 6-01
6-02. All other passengers ... * . . 21 131 141 18 748 080 13 909 086 12 304 475 3 520 115 2 837 450 3 701 940 3 606 155 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 41 832 933 40 467 341 29 812 981 28 938 675 4 652 906 4 205 292 7 367 046 7 323 374 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers... ... . . . 357 349 113 362 763 229 291 485085 294 373 114 11723 167 14454853 54140 861 53 935262 7-01
7-02. Allotherpassengers ... . . ... 1 806 490 941 1 580 781 415 811 299 670 717 793 464 252 471 741 221 550850 742719 530 641 437 101 7-02
7-08. Total. . . . . . . .. 2 163 840 054 1 943 544 644 1 102 784 755 1 012 166 578 264 194 908 236 005 703 796 660 391 695 372 363 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares . . . . ..... $3 556 163 $3 737 082 $2 910 021 $3 040 354 $124 103 $175 040 $522 039 $521 688 8-01
8-02. All otherfares. . . . . . 34 954 836 $31 102 221 $18 101 958 $16 163 253 4 368 604 $3 847 977 #12 484 274 $11 090 991 8-02
8-08. Total. . . . . . . ....... 38 510 999 $34 839 303 $21 011 979 $19 203 607 $4 492 707 $4 C23 017 $13 006 313 11 612 679 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . . . .. 34 228 889 32 773 317 14386 430 13 685 304 5 486 980 5 418 618 14 355 479 13 669 395 9
10. Passengercar-miles . . . . . . 143 149 265 132 745 075 63 417 545 59 181 993 20 208 371 18 912 562 59 523 349 54 650 520 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 184.1 187.8 145.7 146.5 220.8 225.2 226.5 234.9 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) ... . . . 0.965% 1.023 1.008s 1.0900 0.8140 0.8450 1.o007 1.060% 12
13. Revenueper ton perroad (dollars). . . . .. $1.78 $1.92 $1.7 $1.60 $1.80 $1.90 $2.28 2.49 1
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road . . . .... 17.3 16.7 18.3 17.7 10. 10.6 14.8 14.5 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .. 1.000 1.03% 1.01.0%3 1.06d 1.21 0.96 0.9f 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.11 $0.13 $0.14 $0.1 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Milesperpassengerper road . . . ..... 85.5 84. 58.3 58.3 717 78.1 200.6 177.9 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . 1. 1.9 2.2 2.25 1.7$ 1.70 1.683 1.73 15-02
16-02. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars). . . . $1.65 $1.56 $130 $13 1 $1.24 $1.:6 $3.37 (3:08 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. .. . . . .. 51.7 48.0 i 37.0 35.0 56.8 56.1 10.2 95.0 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . ... 1.780 1.796 0.917 1.90. 1.70. 1.709 7.6 1.67# 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (do lars). . . . .. $0.92 $0.6 0.70 0.66 0.97 $0.6 $177 1.59 16-0
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. . . . . 6.2 5 76. 74.0 48.1 4.6 55. 50.9
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . . . .. 15.1 1. 17.4 17.1 13.1 12.5 13. 12.7 18


Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
IT ITEM
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937. 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operated atclose of month, freightservice. . . .7 308 7 362 25 906 26 004 24 284 24 356 5 927 5 892 38 549 38 687 45 822 45 953 56 611 56 755 30 161 30 251 1
2. Miles of road operated atclose of month, passengerservice. ........ 5 798 5 900 17 607 18 278 16 723 16 765 5 368 5 409 335111 33 518 31 884 32 192 41 955 42 865 23185 23 482 2
8. Number of revenue tone carried. . . . . . 5 231 839 4 767 407 33 335 272 30 613 319 42 559 344 36 157 834 11 615 758 11 087 421 17 474 922 15 679 865 23 001 147 19 076 209 15 798 670 13 565 436 9 434 432 8 744 582 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) 608410 563 214 5013 830 4 576139 6 199 764 5337730 3 040084 2 973636 3383144 3 055 661 3683 782 3 312 664 4 072 742 4 392915 2268011 2 015284 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) . ................... $9670 468 $9296137 50258186 $49 871426 $59 240226 $55053 403 18 577 770 $18 824 346 $33 737 384 32 120 759 $35 554130 34694 329 51 426 993 46917903 23015277 21 466 394 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers. . . . . .. 2 615 909 2 642 961 4 689 370 4 777 347 8 598 616 9 213 892 3 662 3 810 1 129 129 1 364 032 1 240 956 1 166 361 2 401 291 2 528 423 22 850 22 435 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 2 550 537 2 097 677 2 979 268 2 624 999 8 379 281 7 581 799 354 154 338 082 3 165 961 2 499 368 1 034 907 979 065 2 047 446 2 005 473 619 587 621617 6-02
6-08 Total . . .......................... 5 166 446 4 740 638 7 668 638 7 402 346 16 977 897 16 795 691 357 816 341 892 4 295 090 3 863 400 2 275 863 2 145 426 4 448 737 4 533 896 642 446 644 052 608
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 45 486 046 44 139 609 88 216 910 88 104 413 157 782 129 162 129 092 79 265 87 143 11 643 902 14 367 710 20 573 250 19 293 754 333 68 501 34 484 388 199 110 157 120 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 133 861 725 113 896 541 286 337 669 256 597 509 391 100 276 347 299 414 33 171 098 29 952025 219 300643 191 598 825 187 363 224 161010 268 456869451 385456 253 98486 85 94970580 7-02
7-08. Total. . . . . . . 179 347 771 158 036 150 374 554 579 344 701 922 548 882 405 509 428 506 33 250 363 30 039 168 230 944 545 205 966 535 207 936 474 180 304 022 490 237 952 419 940 641 98 685 965 95 127 700 7-08
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . 508636 $498040 $901 794 $913 649 1499591 1628665 $883 $936 $123 220 $174 104 $209 877 198 251 3509 626 321 264 $2 536 2 173 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares. . . . . .....937170 505 247 6 855520 6 153007 8309268 7504999 682830 20 109 3685774 3227868 3 252 956 2895045 7 454 819 6 480 049 1 776 499 1715 897 8-02
8-08. Total. .......................... 445 806 3 003 287 7 757 314 7 066 656 9 808 859 9 133 664 683 713 621 045 3 808 994 3 401 972 3 462 833 393 296 7764 445 6 801 313 1 779 035 1718 070 -08
9. Passenger train-miles ....................... 2 001 887 1 924 011 5 474 548 5 223 205 6 909 995 6 538 088 777 156 778 014 4709 824 4 640 604 4 147 027 4 027 841 7 424 572 6 969 176 2783 880 2 672 578 9
10. Passengercar-miles. .. .. .. ...................... 7 826 039 7 217 733 24 532 959 22 862 350 31 058 547 29 101 910 3 137 982 3 004 276 17070 389 15 908 286 15 095 665 13 839 435 34 466 547 31 329 594 9 961 137 9 481 491 10
AVERAGES
FRIWHT TRAPMc:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . ... 116.3 118.1 150.4 149.5 1457 147.6 261.7 268.2 193.6 194.9 160.2 173.7 314.8 323.3 2240.4 2i 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (nt). . .............. 1.59 1.651 1.000 .o 0.96 1.0 i o.6114 0.634 0.997 1.01. 0.965 1.7 1.03 1.06 1.0% O1. 12
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) . . . .. 5 1.95 $. 51 1 1.60 $1.70 1.93 a2.05 1.55 $1.2 3.6 3.46 2.4 18
COMMUTATION PASBN(ER TRAFFc:
14-01. Mile per passenger per road. . . . . 17.4 16.7 18.8 18.4 18.3 17.6 21.6 22.9 10. 10.5 16.6 16.5 13.9 13.6 8.7 7.0 14-01
15-01. Revenueper passenger-mile (cents) . . . 1.12, 1.13 1.02% 1.04. 0.95% 1.00 oo .114 1.07 1.0 1.210 1.02. 1.0?3 0.93 0.930 1.27 1.38, 1-01
16-01. Revenue perpassengerper road (dollars). . . ... 0.19 60.19 60.19 (0.19 60.17 0.18 o0.214 '0.25 60.11 60.13 0.17 0.17 o0.13 0.13 0.11 60.10 16-01
ALL OTHER PAsaNGER TRAmJ:
14-02. Milesper passengerper road. . . . .. 52.5 543 96.1 97.8 46.7 45. 3.7 88.6 69.3 76.7 181.0 164.5 223.1 1?2.2 59*0 1152* 140
15-02. Revenueperpassenger-mile (cents) . . . .... 2.19 2.20 2 2. 2122.1 2.07 1.6 1.74 1.8 1.6 .6 .8 1-2
16-02. Revenueperpassengerpr road(dollars) . . . $1.15 1.19 $2.30 (2.34 0.99 (0.99 $1.93 $1.83 61.16 .29 63.14 $2.96 (3.64 3. .87 .76 16-02
ToTAL PAsENOGJR TRAFC.
14-0&oMilesperpassengerperreoad. . . . . ..7 33.3 48.8 46.6 32.3 30.3 92.9 87.9 53.8 .3 1.4 84.0 110.2 9.6 16,617 1-8
15-08. Revenueperp-ssger-mile (cents) 1.9 1.90. 2.07 2.05 1.79. 1.79 2.06 2.07 1.. 1.675 1.720 1.58 1. 1,.l 1.l7. 1-0I
16-08. Revenueperpassengerper road (dollars) . . . 3 101 0.95 0.1.91 1. 0.89 1.52 1.44 .75 1608
7eenp.engr- rtn-............ . 9.9. 82. 68.4 66.o 79.4 77.9 42.8 38.6 49.0 4.4 50.1 44. 66.0 1
18. Revenue pseasgermiles per car-mile................ 22.9 21.9 15.3 15.1 17.7 17.5 10.6 10.0 13.5 12.9 13.8 13.0 14.2 1 3918


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 142 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1937 AND 1936


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
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UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service.* . . .. 234 762 235 396 57 566 57 768 44 469 44 594 132 727 133 034 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service*. . . 175 739 179 032 40 17 9 41 033 38 515 38 925 97 04 5 99 074 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. ... . . . 905 488 290 771 230 480 483 466 840 408 901 045 179 604 382 156 717 271 242 417 068 205612 164 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . 181 964 535 155 003 888 75 991 558 64 828 301 41 320 879 36 230 599 64 652 098 53 944 988 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). ... . . . .. $1 702695134 $1 524100 290 $744 910202 $665 699 982 $334 391 597 $305 161 938 $623393335 $553238 370 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 126 721 512 134 922 837 97 903 274 105 214 821 7 579 614 8 516 492 21 238 624 21 191 524 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . .. 120 276 082 101 847 511 78 666 744 65 412 471 20785 969 16 630 117 20 823 369 19 804 923 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . ... 246 997 594 236 770 348 176 570 018 170 627 292 28 365 583 25 146 609 42 061 993 40 996 447. 6-08
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . ... 2076 281 497 2 113 266 497 1 697 145 918 1 728 365 503 73 657 476 6 240 012 305 478 103 298 660 982 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. ... . . . .. 9 594746 240 7 796 594 940 4 447 339 270 3 487 482 449 1 701 672 805 1 422383 169 3 445 734 165 2 886729 322 7-02
7-03. Total. .. . . . . . 11 671 027 737 9 909 861 437 6 144 485 188 5 215 847 952 1 775 330 281 1 508 623 181 3 751 212 268 3 185 390 304 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . ... $21 128 781 $23 004 087 $17 375 798 $19 026 520 $795 487 $ 1 057 770 $2 957 496 $2 919 797 8-01
8-02. All other fares. . . . . . .. 90 434 864 69 268 455 $98 361 155 $90 419 726 $31 276 952 $26 587 810 $60796 757 $52 260 919 8-02
8-03. Total. . . . . . . ... $211 563 645 t192 272 542 $115 736 953 $109 446 246 $32 072 439 $27 645 580 $63754 253 55 180 716 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . . . .. 206 629 875 197 671 674 86 061 557 82 393 895 36 686 631 36 175 871 83 881 687 79 101 908 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . ... 861 542 888 780730 742 375 377 176 340 707 258 153 036 263 142 125 760 333 129 447 297 897 724 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 201.0 201.0 157.2 158.5 230.1 231.2 266.7 262.4 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . .. 0.936% 0.993& 0.9800 1.0277 0.809 0.o8420 0.964 1.026 12
13. Revenuepertonperroad (dollars). ... . .. . .. $1.88 $1.9 $1.54 $1.63 1.86 $1.95 $2.57 $2.69 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 16.4 15.7 17.3 16.4 9.7 10.1 14.4 14.1 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . ....1.02 1.090 1.020 1.1.0 1.060 1.235% 0.97 0.968 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.10 $0.12 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road.... . . . 79.8 76.6 56.5 53.3 81. 85.5 165.5 145.8 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. .1.980 2.170 2.21% 2.590 1..84 1.870 1.76o 1.81 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . $1.58 $1.66 $1.25 $1.38 $1.50 $1.60 $2.92 $2.64 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road.... . . . .47.3 41.o 34.8 30.6 62.6 60.0 89.2 77.7 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents)... . . . 1.681% 1.96 1.889% 2.10% 1.81% 1.83% 1.70, 1.73 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).. . . . $0.86 $0.81 $0.66 $0.64 $1.13 $1.10 $1.52 $1.05 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile...... . . .. 56.5 50.1 71.4 63.3 48.4 41.7 44.7 40.5 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile... . . . .. 13.5 12.7 16.4 15.3 11.6 10.6 11.3 10.7 18

Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 132 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 14g steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM .ITEM
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesf roadoperatedateloseofmontbfregtservies'* ........... 7311 7390 2596 26017 24287 24 36 5 928 5 892 38 541 38 702 45 826 46007 56 744 56 771 30 17 30 256
2. Mlles of road operated at close of month, passengerservices. . . 5 781 5913 17 674 18 350 16 724 16 770 5 379 5 409 33 136 33 516 31 799 32 185 42 081 43 138 23 165 23 751 2
8. Numberofrevenuetonscarried. . . . . . 34009 740 29 490 472 203 318 72 178 047 883 246 138 371 201362 690 69 570 977 61 891 095 110 033 40 94 826 176 94 869 320 77 445 214 89 931 42 76 581 413 57 616 286 51 585 57 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands)............... .. 4 230 128 3 759 448 33 672 312 29 485 522 38 089 118 31 583 33 18 778 404 16 856 205 22 542 475 19 574 394 19 651 096 16 789 448 30 588 742 25 198 241 14 412 260 11 957 299 4
5. Freight revenue (wholedollars) . . ....................$63 484 521 $57 280 856 $322 068 644 (894 864 312 559 357 037 $313 554 814 $116 534 784 $109 775 781 $217 856 813 $195 386 157 $183 538 868168 875 578 $296 737 753 $258 274 085 $143 116 714 *$16 088 707 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers. . . . . . 17028 965 19 189 216 28 614 557 29 676232 52 059 752 56349373 &/ 172 139 37 501 7407475 8478991 7122482 6736770 13 980137 14 306 233 136005 148 521 6-01
6-02. All otherpaengers . . . .. . 15044587 9 805 692 16 988 014 14282499 46634143 41 324 380 2286 893 2011 544 18 499076 14 618 573 5855424 5565 332 11411825 11052 464 3556120 3187127 6-02
6-08. Total. . . .. . . . 32 073 552 28 994 808 45 602 571 43 958 731 98 693 895 97 673 753 2 459 032 2 049 045 25 906 551 23097 564 12 977 906 12 302 102 25 391 962 25 358 697 3 692 125 3 335 648 6-0
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-0 Commutation passengers. . . . . 281 651 963 307 310 420 520 965 644 530 900 916 894 528 311 890 154 167 /1 243 641 617 990 72 413 835 85 22 02 113 296 037 105 340 192 191053 281 192 328 130 1 128 785 992 660 7-01
7-tAllotherpassengers . . .................. 759053 355 548232 6061 541091 5461 234981 09021471943691 704 268 753 195 483 322 1674677731506 18948 254915 39 809013 886 701676 081 21054448191 743757 894 531 275460 441295 347 7-02
7-08. Total .. .. . . .... . 1040705318 855 543 0262 062 057 1901 765 882 0063 041 722 6802 594 422 920 196726963 168 085 7631578603 318L340537418 922 309923 807016 273 22964981001936086 024 532 404245 442288007 7-0
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. ............ $3206.720 38008367 $5 397 478 *5670662 $8771600 $9 555 491 $18 885 $60800 $776602 $1 050 97C $1163261 1095 610 1780097 1L 810170 714138 014017 8-01
8-02. Al otherfares . . . . 16208905 3930 574 35 318393 33127405 46 833857 43361 747 181 833 3765090 27 095 11 $32822 72C 14460296 $12847 398 36490 226 31075 3555 $9 846 235 8 338166 -02
8-08. Total . . . . . .... 19 415 625 17730 941 40715 871 38798 067 55605 457 052917 238 200 718 3 771 890 27 871 721 623873 690 5623 557 $13943 008 $38 270 323 $32885 525 9 860 373 8352183 8
9. Passenger train-m les. ..* ................11 647 086 11 392 819 32 577 09 31445 696 41637 379 39 555 380 4 855352 4 823 512 31 831279 31 352 35 23 575871 23049307 43 572974 40565 539 16 732 842 15 487 06 9
Pasengercar-mes . . . . . ... 45 903 406 41153 081 143 134 753 129 839 285 186 339 019 169714 892 20 474 299 19 209 751 132 561 964 122916 00 78928 300 72789027 195 139 522 172 669 580 59061 625 52439117 10
AVERAGES --
FRIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per read. .................. 124.4 127.5 165.6 165.6 154.7 156.8 269.9 272.4 204.9 204.3 207.1 216.8 340.1 329.0 250.1 231.8 11
S12.n e p 01 1 524 9561.00.0.99 0.6210 0.651 0.966 1.0000934 .00 0.970 1.025 .9 12
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars)............................... 01.87 $1.9 $1.5 $1.66 1.1.56 $1.68 01.77 $1.96 $2.06 .193 $2.18 $3.30 03.37 $2.46 18
COMMUTATION PASENGmE TRAFFIc:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road............. 16.0 1.1 1717215. a 7.2 16.5 9.8 10.1 15. 5.613.7 13.-49. 6. 14-01
i5-0 Revenue perpassenger-mile (cents). . . ................ 1. 1.20 1.014 17 0.9 01.211 1071.
16-01. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars) . . ..... $0.19 (0.20 $0.19 00.19 00.17 00.17 a O.11 $0.:16 0.10 $0.12 (0.1 6 $0.013 $0.13 010 00.09 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road...................................5...90..6..3
15-02. Revenueperpassenger-mile (cents)... . ... ................ ... 2160 1 1.2 5 3 1.4 5. 1. 138.2 126.1 14 .5 157.8 149.1 5 14-02
16-02. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars). . . . .1.0 2 2 1 1 1 1.13 8.2. (.20T$.81 7 2.62 1- 0 :42 ( 1 $ $
$$2.$2.32$00.11461.56 7.7 .6 15-
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-08. Milesperpasser per road. ................. 32.14 29.5 145.0 410.2 30.8 26.6 0.0 82,0 60.9 58.0 71.1 65.6 90.4 76.3 144.2 12.6 14-08
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .... .1.87 2.07 1.97% 2.20 1. 2.011 2.111 2.2d 1.77% 7 19 73 1.67% I1.65 .q 15-08
16-08. Revenueper passengerperroad (dollars). . . . ..... $0.61 00.61 00.689 0:6.5 : 0.54 1: 71(1.103 $1.20 1.13 $1.51 $1.30 $2 .67 250 1
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile.... ............. 87.8 7 73.1 65.6 4.5 34. 49.6 42. 39.1 35.0 52.7 147.7 31. 2.6 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile ..... .......... 22.7 20.8 1. 13.6 1 .3 15.3 9.6 8.8 11.9 10.9 11.7 1.1 11:8 11.2 9.0 86.4 18
Represented an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
S/ These items Include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as commutation traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account of flood. Excluding such data, the averages for items 14-01, 15-01, and 16-01 would be 13.3 miles, 0.96 cents, and 00.13, respectively.
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU 0F STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue trafflo statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OP JULY, M3 AND 1936


Statement No. M-n2 (os-D)
JULY, 1937
SUNIV. OF .
DOU u~..f- ._ PT.



U.S. DEPOS1TORY


ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 NO.

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. . . 234 214 234 924 57 434 57 721 44 476 44 591 132 304 132 612 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . . ... 175 613 178 520 40 137 40 987 38 520 38 9 6 8 96 956 9 8 5 6 5 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. ... . . . 161 835 338 146 820 353 78027 541 73 495 600 29636640 27523672 54171157 45 801081 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . .. 30597 567 28 307 389 12 039 579 11 277 839 6 634 944 6 266 030 11 923 044 10 763 520 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . .. $292 688 876 $283 571 460 $117 330 727 $116 960027 $ 52 887 611 $52 750 889 $122470 538 $113 860544 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers...... . . . 18726 375 19 653 306 14654896 15300059 990 583 1204589 3080896 3148658 6-01
6-02. All other passengers . . . . .... 24 206 548 22 367 766 16 182 861 14 889 476 3 789 952 3 211 936 4 233 735 4 266 354 6-02
6-03. Total... . . . . . . 4 2932 923 42 021 072 30 837 757 30 189535 4780 535 4 416 525 7 314 631 7 415012 6-0
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile: .... ;
7-01. Commutation passengers ... ... . .. . . 338862681 346088 376 283057635 286874273 9947210 13259927 45857 836 45954176 7-01
7-02. All other passengers . . . . 2098827082 1918 04 350 978294708 863920334 284961974 261099293 835570400 793064723 7-02
7-03. Total.. . .......... . .. . 2 437 689 763 2 264 172 726 1 261 352 343 1 150794 607 294909 184 274359220 881428 236 839018 899 7-0
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-1. Commutation fares.. .. .. . . . $3 346 195 $3 506 065 $2794217 $2 905 607 $106 644 $153099 $445 334 $447359 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares. ........... * . . . 38683 808 35 600739 2 0235206 $18 197 506 4 782 059 4369798 3 666 543 13 033 435 8-02
8-03. Total. . . .. . . . . 42 030 003 39 106 804 23 029 423 $21103113 4 888 703 4 522 897 111 877 13 480794 8-08
9. Passengertrain-miles. . ...................... 36 089 260 34 883 388 15 138 809 14 521 656 5 660 530 5 584 555 15 289 921 14 777 177 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . . 158 127 442 148 652 446 70 079 46*7 65 345 883 21 538 360 20 234 679 66 509 615 63 071 884 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . 189.1 192.8 154.3 153.4 223.9 227.7 220.1 235.0 1
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) .............................. 0.9570 1.002o 0.9750 1.0370 0.797% 0.8420 1.0270 1.058% 12
18. Revenuepertonperroad (dollars). ... . . . $1.81 $1.93 $1.50 $1.59 $1.78 $1.92 $2.26 $2.9 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Milesperpassengerperroad.... . . . . 18.1 17.6 19.3 18.7 10.0 11.0 14.9 14.6 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . . 0.990 1.01 0.99 1.01% 1.07% 1.15% 0.9 07.9 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . .... $0.18 $0.18 $0.19 $0.19 $0.11 $0.13 (0.:1 $0. 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . ... 867 85.8 60.5 58.0 75.2 81.3 197.4 185.9 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . ... .1.84 1.86 2. 07 2. 110 1.68 1. 6 1i.64 1. 6 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $1.60 $1.59 $1.25 $1.22 $1.26 $1:.36 $3.23 $3.05 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road . . . . .56.8 53.9 49 38.1 61 62.1 120.5 113. 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . . 1.72 1.73 1.83 1.83 1.6 1.65 1.60 1.61 15-08
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.98 $0.93 $0.75 $0.70 $1.02 $1. 02 $1. $1.82 16-0
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile . . ... 67.5 64.9 83.3 79.2 52.1 49.1 57. 56.8 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile... . . .. 15.4 15.2 18.0 17.6 13.7 13.6 13.3 13.3 18


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT -. ---- SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERNDISTRCTI-
ITEM
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
L Miles ofroad operated attlose ofmonth,freight service. . . .. 7 308 7 362 25 876 26 003 24 250 24 356 5 927 5 892 38 549 38 699 45 817 45 953 56 619 56 693 29 868 29 966 1
2. Miles ofroadoperatedatclose o month,passengerservice. 5 817 5 943 17 607 18 279 16 713 16 765 5 368 5 409 33 152 33559 31 971 32 192 41 800 42 891 23 185 23 48 2
8. Number of revenue tons carried. 4 846 840 4 656 555 31 888 750 31 236 553 41 291 951 37 602 492 11 935 636 11 340 853 17 701 004 16 182 819 24 612 861 20 329 743 18 769 881 16 099 999 10 788 415 9 571 339 8
4. Number of revenue tonscearried one mile (thousands) ..... 596 893 574634 5029585 4883728 6413301 5819477 3153 850 3030132 3481094 53235898 53924910 3623891 5584 569 5007273 2413565 2132556 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) . ...................... 9172038 9 254808 $48952246 $50 434664 6 59,206443 $57290555 $19243226 $19 399 1935 33644 385 33 35 51696 537505393 36461220 $59915053 54150177 25 050 092 $ 249147 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpasengers. . . . ..... .. 2 297 903 2 377554 3 946 827 988 978 8 410 166 8 933 527 2 392 3 523 988 191 1 201 066 1 047 284 1 016 782 2 009 812 2 109 378 23 800 22 498 6-01
6-2. Al other passengers. . . . . . 2 778 147 2 400 657 3 496 769 3 179 489 9 907 945 9 309 330 415 759 429 490 3 374 193 2782 446 1 301 463 1 215740 215 590 2329 345 716 682 721 269 -02
6-08. Total. . . . . . ...... 5 076 050 4 778 211 7 443 596 7 168 467 18 318 111 18 242 857 418 151 433 01 4 362 384. 3 983 512 2 348 747 2 232 522 4 225 402 4 438 723 740 482 74 767 6-08
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commatation passengers. .................. 41297 025 41 501 256 76 094 796 75 910809 165 665 814 169462208 54330 74302 9 8928 80 13 185625 17778676 16922558 27884086 28 868963 195074 162655 7-01
7-02. All other passengers ................. . ...157264595 133 443 384 344 983 652 304713005 476 046 461 425763945 37069801 35636627 24789173 225 462666 222320327 213 537307 5009780682 466850893 112272011 112 67652 7-02
7-08. Total . . . . . . 198 561620 174944640 421078448 380623814 641712275 595 226 153 57124 131 35 710 929 257 785 053 8 648 291 240 099 003 230 459 865 528 862 148 495 719 856 112 467 085 11 839 178 7-08
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01.Commtationfare. .............. 61544 472454 773.47 780368 715587926 1 652785 $622 4838 6106022 61582261 6182402 6175174 260 366 6270020 625566 $2165 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares ... .. . . . ..3310292 $2832256 7396332 6 747643 9 528 582 68617607 6702654 a662995 94079405 7 3706 803 63670017 63546 329 039768 675510o1 1956758 61936085 02
-08. Tot . . . ......................... 3771836 3304710 8170 079 7 528011 1 087 508 70 102703928 703276 663 833 4 185427 3859064 3852419 3721503 8300134 7 821041 1959324 1938250 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles. .. ...................... 2 145 643 2 063 294 5 755 032 5 498 359 7 238 134 6 960 003 791 470 787 684 4 869 060 4 796 871 4 504 321 4 475 801 7 890 630 7 510 912 2 894 970 2 790 464 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . 9267 992 8 398 294 26 641 102 24 926 101 34 170 373 32 021 488 3 264 312 3 11# 405 18 274 048 17 115 274 17 730 780 17 108 920 38 174 845 35 884 847 10 603 990 10 078 117 10
AVERAGES --
FasEiHT TERAmic:
i.Miles per revenue m er road. .................. 2. 123. 157.7 156.3 1553 156.2 267.2 196. 200.0 1 2975 3110 2237 .
Revenue per ton-mile (cents).. . . .................... 53 1.607 0 -97 0 0.9230 .0 0 01.0 813 1
18. Revenue per ton per road(dollars) . ........ ..................18$1.986$1.y$1.136152 61.61 $1.716$1.90 62.06 $1.521.00179 63.19$3-.36$2.321
COMMxuTATION PAsSNoEa TaAwIc:
14-019i.s3r03asengerper road. 16.0 1 1 19 0 2 2. 17.0 16.6 13.9 13.7 8.2 7. 0
15-01. Revenuepermpassenger-mile (cents)..........................................1.12 1. 1.02.1.003+".W 10.073 151.6%.9.
01. eenu~epansr(do,,ar ............. 0.o20 60.20 0.20 60.20o 01o 1 21.1 1.0o 11.0oo.1.32
1 evenueperpaengerperroaddo . . . 1 $0.26 $o0:.2 $0.110 13 0.17 0.17 $0:13 0.13 $0.11 0. 16-0
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Milke per pasenger per road............... ................ 56.6 55.6 9.95.8 4.4
18-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . ...... ................ 2.10% 2. 12% 2.!14 2.210 2. 02020 8.2 3.0735081.0 170.8 1.66026001 20 156.71. 4
16-02. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars) . . . ... 1.19 6$1.18 (2.12 $2.12 $0.96 60.93 .:: : 2:3 2, .92 $3:.63 3.:2 2.73 : -
TOTAL PASsBNGER TRAPmc:
14-08.Milev perpassengermin esperroad.ie...s) .. ............. 1. 1.2.6 .1 115.7 15.1 11.7 18
1-08. Revenueperpasengermile (cents).1... 1.. : 1.94 $ 980 21 :80. 1g 591. 9.9 1102 10 1.77 1 9 1-08
1608. Revenueaperpassengerperroad (dollars) . . . ...9740........9 $10 a.8 750. .11 19s $1.53 $o.96 1.967 $1.64 1.61 1.7 01.8 $ 124
18. Revenuepassenger.mileperear-mile. ..e ........................2 .l 20.8 15. 15.3 1:: 2: :l8. : 1:3 .9.1 53.35 1: 5 67. 2 18"o:1
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
Page 3


FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight services . . 234 436 235 113 57 545 57 760 44 471 44 593 132 420 132 760 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.* . . .175 656 178 952 40 174 41 026 38 517 38 928 96 965 98 998 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. .. . . . 1067039 383 917828 689 561495191 482396 645 209241022 184240943 296 303170 251191101 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) . . 212 515 983 183 286 870 88 016 146 76 106 140 47 955 823 42496 629 76 544 014 64 684 101 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). ... . . . 1 995010755 $18 07 339 699 #862 240929 $782660009 $387 279 208 $357912 827 $745 490618 $666766 863 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 145 447 808 154 576 143 112 558 170 120 514 880 8 570 197 9 721 081 24 319 520 24340 182 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . .. 144 473 818 124 212 721 94 849 605 80 301 947 24 573 381 19 846 260 25 050 832 24 064 514 6-02
6-03. Total. .. . . . . . . 289 921 705 278 788 864 a.207 407 775 200 816 827 33 143 578 29 567 341 49 370 352 48 404 696 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile: ....
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 22415 144 178 2459 354 873 1,980203 553 2015239776 83604686 99499939 351335939 344615 158 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. ... . . . 11693 053860 9714 138 708 5425633978 4351402783 1986625710 1683497480 4280794172 3679258 445 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . .... 14108 198 038 12 173 493 581 7 405 837 531 6 366 642 559 2 070 230 396 1 782997 419 4 632 130111 4 023 853 603 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . . .24 474 976 426510 152 $20170015 $21932127 $902131 $1210 869 5 402 830 $3367 156 8-01
8-02. All other fares. . . . . . 229 126 319 (204 876 762 (118 596 361 $108 617 232 36 071 535 930970 717 974 458 423 $65288 813 8-02
8-08. Total. . . . . . . .. $253 601 295 $231 386 914 1138 766 376 $130 549 359 1 36 973 666 32181 586 77 861 253 668 655 969 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . . . .. 242 719 145 232555 062 101 200 366 90 915 551 42 347 161 41760 426 99 171 618 93 879 085 9
10. Passenger car-miles. . . . . . . 1 019 665 535 929 383 186 445 451 850 406 053 140 174 574 623 162 360 438 399 639 062 360 969 608 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 199.2 199.7 156.8 157.8 229.2 230.7 258.3 257.5 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . ..... 0.99 0.986 0.980 1.028 0.808 0.842 0.9740 1.031 12
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) . . . . .1.87 $1.97 $1.54 $1.62 $1.85 $1.94 $2.52 $2.65 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 16.6 15.9 17.6 16.7 9.8 10.2 14.4 14.2 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.010 1.080 1.020 1.090 1.089 1.220 0.970 0.98 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.11 $0.12 $0.14 0.194 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 80.9 78.2 57.2 54.2 80.8 84.8 170.9 152.9 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.9.60 2.110 2.190 2.50% 1.820 1.84% 1.714 1.77% 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $.1.59 $1.65 $1.25 $1.35 $1.47 $1.56 $2.97 $2.71 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 48.7 43.7 35.7 531.7 62.5 60.3 935. 85.1 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . 1.800 1.90 1.87% 2.05% 1.790 1.809 1.684 1.719 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . . .. 0.7 (0.85 $0.67 (0.65 $1.12 $1.09 $1.58 $1.42 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile . . . .. 58.1 52.3 73.2 65.7 48.9 42.7 46.7 42.9 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile . . . .... 13.8. 13.1 16.6 15.7 11.9 11.0 11.6 11.1 18
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.











Page INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic atatistico representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 137 AND 19


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
AGGREGATES
1. MileofIroadoperted.atcloIofmonthfreightservce. ....... .....7 369 7 386 25 954 26 01 24 282 24 360 5 928 5 892 38 543 38 70 45 823 45 99a 56 692 56 762 29 903 30 000
Z. Mies of roadoperat datclo eomonth,pa egers5rvice.. 786 5 917 17 654 18a34 16724 168769 5378 5409 33139 335 3182 32184 4197 43102 23187 23772.2
8. Number of revenue tonscarried. ........... . 38 856 580 34147 027 235 208 28 209 84 43 287 430 322 238 965 182 81 506 613 73 231 948 127 734 ,0 111 008 99 119 482 18 97774 957 108 701 343 92 681 412 68 119 646 60734 73 8
4.Number of revenuetonsaedone mle(thounds) .:. 4827021 54334082 38701 69 34925 44487 4281 3740 808 2193 2254 19886337 60235 261029 2357600 20413339 36173 11 30205514 116794696 1406524 4
5. Freightrevenue (whole dollars). .. . ............ 72656559 66 515 664 3 571 00 89C 345 296 97 418 563 480 370845 369 135 778 010 129 174 974 s51 501 198 228 737 8 2 t1 044 2620533679 56652807 144 262 167793 549 (14905 803
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation ................... 1926868. .1.667".0.327617389 33665 21 60469918 65282 900 174531 41024 839566 968005. 8 169 76a 7733552 15989949 16415611 159805 171019 6-01
6-.All other psmen .1 746.19.8.56.42088317812734 12006249 204840177461 98 56 542 08 50633710 700 112 2445 41 2187326 17401019 715687 6781072 13627415 13581809 4266542 3901633 6-0
6-K.Total.... . ...... ............................. 37 149 602 33773 019 52 246 16 51 127 19 117 012 006 115 916 610 2 874 643 2486 265 30 268 93 27081 074 15 326 641 14 534 624 29617 364 29797 420 4 426 347 4072 652 6-08
7. Number of revenue paengers carried one mile:
7-.LNCombr ttfonepeanger.........................322948988 348811676 59706044 60681172 1 060194 1205,1059616 375 2497971 692392 8230671 9880764713107471A122262750218937367 221197093 1 323 859
7-Allotherpasseger.2......................., 2 4 03119 418 2 75408165 48037806. 103133408 915213388 2606422 882210608787 643037 202 55341627 7-
7-08L.Total......................... ................. 12392669938 030 487 6662 483135 6382146 505 8 2 3 683 434 9553189 649 073 233 842025 2003 811 710L 836 388 37 57918570 116324 408 8021037 476138 2 825 360 2482 431801 805 880 644 3106155457158 7-
8. Pa;nger revenue (whole dollars):.3
802.Alloterfares. ...................... 119519197 662830 271472 3987504 6636243 51979354 r4897011 441194 1745 21152952 1 10314 169372 529994 626376 115 10 68710 0

......13 992 729 13456113 3833212-4 36944051 48 875 513 46515 383 5 646822 5611196 36700339 36149.23 280801.92 27523.0 519463 604 48076451 1.9627 822 1 277526
: : :-: : :::::::: : 55171398 4951375 1697758 157 65 38 '22050* 97 ;2017 363B 2373861 232956 150 3601 2 140031 28 96659080 89897947 233314367 208554427 69665615 6251724 10


S124.2 126.9 164.5 164.2 154.6 156.5 269.1 271.6 203.7 203.7 197.3 208.a 328 325.9 246.5 231 6, II
i.50 1.535 0.959 1.005 o0.941 099 o. 0.61 0. o.9664 1.012 1. oo6%0.964 1.034 1
$1.95 $1.56 1.65 1.46 1.55 1.6 1. 6 .197 $2.06 ($1.85 $2.10 $3.28 t 2. 16.37
17. 16.2 7.16.9 9. 10.2 16. 15. 13.7 13.5 6. 14-01
a 06 a1.50 .O1.10 1.07 1.22 1.0 0.93% 0.94 1.2, 1.1 15-01
7O0.11 60.19 0O.ll 60.12 $0.1 $0.16 to 0.13 .-3 o0.10 10.09 101
60.2 85.1 144.1 135.0 191.3 165.2 150.7 141. 14-02
1.78 1. 176 1.9 1.75 .6 16-02
61 $2.553 2.42 96 3.27 2.6 63 69$
75.6 71.4 95.4 81.6 145.6 136.2 14-08
1.6% 1.700 1.650 1.7 W 1.836 1.85 1-08
61.27 91.22 41.57 $1.37 $2.67 62.53 16-8
'1.-4 37.7 54.9 50.6 32.8 30.5 17
11.5 12.1 11.7 9.2 0.9 18

S8 cents, and 60.13, respeotlvely.

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-220 (O-D)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS L ------ AUGUST, 1937
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED -STATES oC SDEPT.
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED) IAi

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936 U.. DEPC,.-..


ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. ............ 234 110 234 884 57 438 57 726 44 431 44 542 132 241 132 616 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.............. 175 560 178 461 40 138 40 994 38 517 38 868 96 905 98599 2
3. Numberofrevenuetonscarried. ***..................... 162898 935 150 256764 79008 276 74 347880 30232120 29241001 53658539 46667883 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . ... 30 754 355 29 173 899 12 050 394 11 455 179 6 717 081 6 654 521 12 006 880 11 064 199 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . $288 853 890 $283 229 687 $1.16 477 586 $115 265 840 $53 137 291 $54 175 651 $119 239 013 $113 788 196
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01.Commutationpassengers... * .................. 19 790 638 20 094 951 15 266 106 15 520092 1 073 763 1 212 298 3 450 769 3362561 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. * ... . . ...... 23 867 259 23 100 044 15 785 908 15 509 979 3 878 774 3 402 627 4 202 577 4 187 438 6-02
6-03. Total.. . . . . . 43657 897 43 194 995 31052014 31030071 4 952 537 4614925 7653346 7549999 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. * * .356 146105 360 637 114 293671502 297 338 407 10194 646 13 472072 52 279 957 49826635 7-01
7-02. Allother passengers. * * .* . .. 2072960 738 1 949 882077 968 284 532 932 897 819 290050 181 271999080 814626 025 744985178 7-02
7-08. Total. . .... . . . . 2 429 106 843 2 310 519 191 1261 956034 1 230 236 2 300244 827 285471152 866905982 794 81181 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01.Commutation fares... ..* * * ...................... 3523409 3649253 $2914249 $3013070 110877 159295 498283 476888 8-01
8-02. Allother fares. . ................... * * 38 007 201 35 599 559 :19 865 811 18755462 $4 821 989 4 517 847 13319 401 *12326250 8-02
8-03.Total. .. . . . . . 41530610 (39248812 922780060 921768532 $4932866 677142 V3817684 912803138 8-03
9. Passengertrain-miles. . . . . 35 739 106 34 599 268 14 858 058 14 545 296 5 611 462 5 600 496 15 269 586 14 453 476 9
10. Passenger car-miles. ... . . . . .. 156 389 444 148 405837 67767 152 66 394735 21233654 20521704 67388638 61489398 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . .. . . 188.8 194.2 152.3 151.1 222.2 227.6 223.8 237.1 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) . .. ............... ...... .30.971% 0.96801.006%0-79100s140 0.9931
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ............................... $1.880 $1.47 $1.55 $1.76 $1.85 $2.22 $2.1I.10. 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC :
14-01. Miles per passenger per road................... ................... 18.0 17.9 19.2 19.2911.1 15.2
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). .................. 0 ..99% 1.01 0.99% 1. 95 1.1s 1. 11. 14
16-01. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars). . . ...... 0 $0.18 $0.19 $0.19 $0.10 $00. 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. ................ .....86.9 8. 61.3 60.1 7.8 79.9 193.8 177.9 14-2
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents)................".'...1.83% 1a 02.02w2.010 1.4w1.61.6
16-02. Revenueperpassengerperroad(dolars)......... $1.59 $1.2 $1.21 $12I. 4$ 33 $3.17 15-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . ..... 55.6 53.5 4O.6 39.6 60 .6 61 113.-. 105.3 1
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ............ . ..... 1.71% 1.700 1.81% 1.77% 1..4 N 159%
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . ....O .... $0.95 :91 $073 $0.70$100 $1. $1.701 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile.. . . . . ......... 15.68.8.6$1.01. 1
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. .................. 1565915.68 g :- 91 53.5 51.0 56.8 55.0 17
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof roadoperatedateloseofmonth, freight service. . . .... 7 313 7 367 25 874 26 003 24 251 24 356 5 926 5 892 38 505 38 650 45 817 45 882 56 598 56 781 29 82 29 95
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passengerservice. . . ... 5 825 5 950 17 600 18 279 16 713 16 765 5 368 5 402 33 149 33 466 31 971 32 172 41 770 42 958 23 1
3. Numberofrevenuetonscarried. . . . . .. 4697669 4 612 388 32247694 31561 217 42062913 38174275 12 482322 1233 366 17749798 16907635 25517800 21416253 17528826 15915 385 10611915 96245 3
4. Numberof revenuetonscarriedonenmile(thousands) ........... 578 141 568916 5111985 5003673 6340268 5882590 3297378 3291463 3419703 5363058 4310711 3877962 5 319112 5041 463 2 377057 2144774 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars)...............................8790073 89 037 784 $48627 620 *49 241 622 $59059 893 56 986 434 8 19954 999 *20 721 963 833 182292 $33 453 688 $40o863 037 $39 151 500 $54043577 $51 886 648 24 332 99 2750048 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:










AVERAGES---------------------------------
6-01. Commutationlpassengerad. . . . ...... 2226 787 2276 92 4 476 550 4 194 463 8 562 769 9 048 701 3 68 336 1 070 125 1 208 962 1 151 819 1 02 017 2275 98 2 0 2 22 97 24 08 -01
6-02. All other passengers .. ......................2 770 465 2 502 565 3 364 47 3 15 113 9 650 965 9 872 01 40 384 411 486 448 90 2 991 141 1 185 28 1 159 969 2 298 008 2 293 812 719 1 7 657
6-03. TotalRevenue............................ 4 997 252 4 79 49 7 41 028 7 2976 18 213 74 18 921 002 434 022 14 822 4 518 515 4 20010 2 37 057 2 191 986 4 573 99 4 600048 742 298 757 965
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers.. ................... 9 844 896 3 9 962 910 84 154 348 83 269 054 169 672 258 174 10.6 443 74 809 76 003 10 119 537 13 396 069 20 147 081 17 554 276 31 943 469 32 097 880 189 407 174 479 -01
7-02. All otherpassengers. ... ..................... 161334469 143813046 341032225 324263 351 465917838 464 821 422 37 40693 35 624 887 252 209 488 236 374193 202509759 192 397 935 501213183 440 302544 110903083 112284699 7-02
7-08. Total . ..... ............................. 201 179 365 183 775 956 425 186 573 407 532 405 635 590 096 638 927 865 37 915 502 35 700890 262 329 325 249 770 262 222 656 840 209 952 211 533 156 62 472 400 424 111 092 490 112 459 178 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars : 218 .0
8-01. Commutation fares. .......................449148 455048 S853445 849081 81611656 1708941 6779 $8636 110098 6158459. 201349 177104 -0
8-02. All otherfares. ...... .......................3394777 30293155 1144 17867 52590 9452 728994 8706611 4092995 3811236 3 352088 3236587 8025379 7144578 61 941954 945085 -02
8-08. Total..... .. . ........................... 843925 .348465 87 971 88 67629948 10964 246 810654221 *729 773 707447 4 20093 969695 653553 437 13 413 691 6 319931 67442022 194416 947425 -
8. Passenger train-miles. ..... . .......................2 107 561 2 044 131 5 661 352 5 494 115 7 089 145 7 007 050 780 891 786 636 4 830 571 4 813 860 4 515 729 4 282 458 7 838 220 7 377 112 2 915 67 2 79 906 9
10. P enerassengerar-miles............. . . . ..8 977 767 8 475 307 26 120 589 25 343 050 32 668 796 32 576 378 3 186 402 3119 345 18 047 252 17 402 359 17 980 456 16 258 387 38 759 956 35 003 681 10 648 226 0 227 0 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:.221
11. Miles per revenue ton per road..................... 123.1 123.3 1.515. 150.7 154.1 26i4.2 266.9 192.7 196.99160.9 181.10 .0 316.08 1.06 2.7 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents)..................1.520 1.569090. 9i40.90.960o.0500.6p00 0.97000.9950.9%1.010%.0161.0291.216
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) e. . . . $1.87 81.9 .1 1. .4 81.7 1.98 s1.60 3.08 3.26 8.291 1

14-01. Milesper passenger per road.1il.. .. . .2.P9......... ....... 17 16. 19 19.6 19.2 9 2 5 ;11.1 17.5 17.0 _14.0 13. .272 14
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents)...... ................ 1.010 1.0200-950 0.96, 1 ."0 1 0 109.01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).. ............. 6.20 $0.20 $0.219 $0.20 $0.19 6$0.19 $0.21 $0.25 $0.10 1$0013070170.93$0.13%

14-02. Miles per passenger per road............................55 101. 13. .347.1 6. 66.673.1 79. 06 165.91. ..102. 15-2
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents)...................... .0%.11%.2.%2.09201%1.92.21%26382.016-0
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars)................ 6$1.23 631.2,1 62.12 *2.1 6$.0.97 6$0.91 6$1.72 1.19 61.27 $2.63 8.79349
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:n.1027 1.-
14-08. Miles per passenger per road .1.7.......... ... .03.55.63 .91338. 7.4..95.3 95.6.19"1 j6.61j 1509. 19.1 .71 14-03
15-0. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) .............. ................0& 8$1.02L 1.6 16IV:a.6.,.0 1
16-03. Revenue per passenger perroad (dollars) 0.6............ $D. $$0.$ 70.9$
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile . ............ .............. 95.569.9 .75.1714.24 49 69.7 91.268.o* yj 14.0 "O.i 11.0 18
18. Revenue passenger-miles per ear-mile.. ..................211.36519.6 11.9 11.414.55Z12.913.13.5


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
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FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service.* . . 234 3593 235 088 57 533 57 759 44 465 44 588 132 395 132 741 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.* . . .. 175 645 178 890 40 169 41 021 38 516 38 921 96 960 98 948 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . 1 229938 318 1 068 085 453 640503 467 556744 525 239 473 142 213481 944 349 961 709 297858984 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . 243 270 340 212 460 773 100046 542 87561 319 54 672904 49 151 155 88 550 894 75748 299 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . $2 283 864645 $2 090569 387 $978 718 516 $697925 850 $440 416 499 $412088 478 $864 729 630 $780555059 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 165 238 231 174671 094 127 823 982 136034 972 9643 960 10933 379 27770289 27702743 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . 168 341 525 147 312 765 110635 961 95811 926 28 452 155 23 248 887 29 253 409 28 251 95 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . ... 333579756 321983 859 238 459943 231846 898 38096 115 34182 266 57023 698 55954 695 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 2771 289 534 2819991 987 2273 874 306 2312578 183 93799 332 112972011 403615896 394441793 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 13766015 808 11 664020 785 6 393 919720 5 284 300 602 2276675 891 1 955 496 560 5 095 420 197 4424 223 623 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . 16 537 305342 14484012 772 8667794026 7596878785 2 370475223 2068468 571 5499036093 4818665416 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares ... . . . $27998365 $30159405 $23084243 $24945197 $1013008 $1370164 $3901114 $3844044 8-01
8-02. All otherfares. .. . . . . 267 134 901 240 478 524 138 462 172 127372 694 40 894 905 35 490 767 $87 777 824 77615 063 8-02
8-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 295 133 266 $270637929 8161546415 $152317 891 $41907 913 36860931 $91678938 81 459107 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . . . .. 278 458 301 267 154 330 116 0586424 111460 847 47 958 623 47 360 922 114 441 254 108 332 561 9
10. Passenger car-miles... . . . . . 1176054979 1077816193 513219002 472448075 195804277 182909142 467027700 422458976 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 197.8 198.9 156.2 157.3 228.3 230.2 253.0 254.3 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . .. 0.939 0.984 0.9780 1.025 0.806% 0.838 0.9770 1.030% 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . . . .$1.6 $1.9 $1.53 $1.61 $1.84 $1.93 $2.47 $2.62 1
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 16.8 16.1 17.8 17.0 9.7 10.3 14.5 14.2 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . ... .1.01 1.07% 1.020 1.080 1.08% 1.21% 0.97% 0.97 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 00.18 $0.18 $0.11 $0.13 $0.14 (0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road.... . . . 81.8 79.2 57.8 55.2 80.01 84.1 174.2 156.6 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . ... .1.94 2.06 2.17 2.411 1.80% 1.81% 1.72% 10.75 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars)..... . . $1.59 $1.63 $1.25 $1.33 $1.44 $1.53 $3.00 $2.75 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road . . . . 49.6 45.0 36.3 32.8 62.2 60.5 96.4 86.1 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.78% 1.87% 1.86% 2.01% 1.77% 1.780 1.670 1.69% 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..... . . . .0.88 $0.84 $0.68 $0.66 $1.10 $1.08 $1.61 $1.46 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. . . . .. 59.4 54.2 714.7 68.2 49.4 43.7 48.1 441& 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile . . . .. 14.1 13.4 16.9 16.1 12.1 11.3 11.8 18
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.




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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operated at close of month, freight service. . . .. .7 310 7 38 25 94 26 013 24 279 24 360 5928 5 892 38 537 38 696 45 821 45 984 56 680 56 764 29 894 29 99 1
2. Miles of road operated at closeof month, passengerservice.* . ... 5 791 5 92 17 656 18 331 16 722 16 769 5 376 5 408 33 140 33 513 31 842 32 183 41 952 43 084 23 166 23 681 2
3. Numberofrevenuetonscarried. . . . . . 455249 8759 41 267 455 98 240 845 653 329493 235 277 139 457 93 988 935 85 565 314 145 484 207 127 916630 144 999 981 119 191 210 126230169 108 596 797 78 731559 70070977 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) ............ 5405163 4 90299 43813682 39372923 50827697 43285 398 252 29 632 23177800 29443272 25973355 27886718 24291301 41 492423 35 246976 19171753 16210022 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) . .................... 81 446632 75 553 44 419648 51 394 540 59 9 477 623 374 (427 831 803 6155 733 009 149 896 937 284 683 490 6262 191 541 $261 907 299244 488 298 4410696 383 $364 310910 192 125948 6171755 851 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers. .....................21553 655 23 843 69 37 237 640 37 859 673 69 032 687 74 331 601 5/ 178 169 44 360 9 465 791 10 889 019 9 321585 8 785 569 18 265 932 18 721 847 182 772 195 327 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. ..................... 20593199 14708814 23849709 20 97101 66193053 605006011 3 130496 2856727 25 321 65S 20392160 8 34211 7941 041 15925423 15675681 4985873 4 65290 6-02
6-03. Total. .......................... 42 146 854 38 552 512 61 087 34 58 456 774 135 225740 134837 612 3 308 665 2901 087 34 787 45 31281 179 17663 69 16726 610 34 191 3555 34 397 468 516845 4 830 617 6-
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 362793884 388774586 681 214 03 6900807791 2298663831233722818 1 372 780 768295 92 426 55 112203 716 151221794 139817026 250880836 253294973 1513266 129794 701
7-02. All other passengers. .................. 1077652419 825 489 036 227 108 6331 863957 4463089158 668 2594 854 120 0 384747 238 7443 052 00629114417167522551233843 8481107 611323 31076360642650911351 753940285 665700969 7-2
7-03. Total. ............................ 1 4404463031214 263 622 908 322 6722 554038 2254 3190250513 828 576 938 271757 527 239 512 6002098 717 6961828955 971 1 385065 6421247428 349 3 358 516 9002 904206 304 755453551 667030 70 7-
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. .................... 117412 6 4727869 $7024649 67300111 611942182 (12917 217 7220286 814744 992722 1361 690 61547012 (144788 $2 335015 62377634 619087 118 522 8-01
8-02. All otherfares . . . . . 22913 974 19792 145 49833169 46 6355915 6571502 60924 634 626 005 5 147 805 3526890 0 342 96 21482402 19630314 52555374 45770954 13740048 1221795802
8-03. Total... . . . . . $27031386 (24520014 6 857818 $53956026 $77657211 73841851 5646291 $5156 79 $36261622 31704 652 23029 414 21078202 54 890389 48148 588 3759135 12232317 803
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . ..... 16 100 290 15 500 244 43 993 476 42438 170 55 964 658 53 522 433 6 427 713 6 397 832 41 530 910 40963 090 32 595 921 31 807 566 59 301 884 55 453 563 22 543 449 21071 432 9
10. Passengercar-miles . . . . . .... 64 149165 58026 682 195 896444 180108 435 253 173 39 234 312 958 26 925013 25475 501 168 883 264 157 433 641 114 639 536 106 156 334 272074 323 243 58 078 80313841 72744564 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road . . . . ... 124.1 126.5 163.8 163.5 154.3 156.2 268.4 2709o 202.4 203.0 192.3 203.8 328.7 324.6 243. 231.3 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) . . . . .. 1507 1.541 0.95 1002 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.967 1.009 0931.06 0.990 1034 1. 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . . .1.87 $1.95 $1.7 1.64 1.5 1.54 1.66 1.751.96 2.05 $1. .05 3.5 3.35 2. 2.45 1
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 6.g 16. .18.3 18.2 17.8 16.6 7,7 17.3 9.8 10.3 16. 1 1.7 1 5 8. 6. 14-
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ............... .1.1 1.22% 1.0 1.o60 0.97 1.0 .4 1.10% 1.07 1. 21% 1.02% 1 0.937 .0 1.2% 6. 1-01
16-01. Revenueperpassengerperroad(dollars).. . ............ 0.19 0.20 0.19 0.19 0.17 0.17 0.11 0.19 0.100.13 0.170.16 0.0.10 0.09 01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road .................52.3 56.1 93.4 90.46.7 42.9 6.4 .6 79.2 4.2 147. 139. 1951 169.1 11.2 13.6 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) 2.1 .40o 2..24... 2.13 2.% 2.6 2.16% 1.76% 1.77% 1. 1 1.69 1.7% 1.2 1.6 15-02
16-02. Revenueper passenger per road (dollars). . . .... .1.11 $1.55 $2.09 2.27 0.99 1.01 1.0 1.80 1.39 1.49 2.58 2.47 3.30 2.92 2.76 2.6 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 34.2 1.5 47.6 43.7 51.9 286.4 2., 862.6 60o. 58-5 78.4 74.6 98.2 14.4 146.2 138.1 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . ...... 1.8 2.0 1.95 2.11 1.800 1.93 2.08 2,1 17 1.66. 1.6 1.63 1.66 1. 1. 15-
16-03. Revenueperpassenger per road (dollars).. . . . 0.64 0.64 0.93 0.92 0.57 0.5 .717 $1. $ 01 1.30 1.26 1.61 1.0 .66 2.53 16-
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. ................. 89.5 78.3 66.1 6o.2 77. 71.5 37.4 44.6 42. .2 56.6 33. 31. 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . . . ... 22.5 20.9 14.8 14.2 17.1 16.3 10. 9.4 2.11.6 12. 12. .9 9. 9. 18
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
i/ These items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as oomnutation traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger ervioe on aooomunt of flood. Exoluding suoh data,the averages for items 14-01,15-01,and 16-01 would be 14.0 iles,0.98 oents,and $0.14,respectively.
154727-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1937


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Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS 1 STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
SEPTEMBER, 1937


UNIV. OF FL LIB.
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U.S. D EPOSC;IT Y


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. . . 234 079 234 886 57 417 57 731 44 427 44 556 132 235 132 599 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . . .. 175 335 178 234 40 037 40 958 38 516 38 847 96 782 98 429 2
8. Number of revenue tons carried . . . . 165 366 190 155 717 615 80 075 687 77 754 972 31 774 362 30 161 643 53 516 141 47 801 000 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . 31 976 525 30 212 335 12 318 513 11 705 941 7 131 267 6 773 216 12 526 745 11 733 178 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). ... . . . $293 408 717 $291 276 828 $116538 849 119588473 $55054 800 55526 137 $121 815068 116 162218 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers . . . .... ..... 19 389 737 20 412 043 14 998 374 15 780 620 1 016 473 1 211 168 3 374 890 3 420 255 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. ........ . . . ..21 741 593 20 896 342 14 399 513 14 076 798 3 598 750 3 120 170 3 743 330 3 699 374 6-02
6-08. Total. . . . . . ... 41 131 330 41 308 385 29 397 887 29 857 418 4 615 223 4 331 338 7 118 220 7 119 629 6-08
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers...... . . . 332 563 916 341 133 992 273 405 090 278 417 663 9 977 836 13 365 543 49 180 990 49350786 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. ... .. . . 1867834197 1 723 507 629 891 908 747 847 826 852 264 596 660 247 447 554 711 328 790 628233223 7-02
7-08. Total. . . . . . . .... 2 200 398 113 2 064 641 621 1 165 313 837 1 126 244 515 274 574 496 260 813 097 760 509 780 677 584 009 7-08
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares . . . .... . 3 335 016 $3 468 334 $2 748 445 $2 849 558 $106 985 $141 170 $479 586 $477 606 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares . . . . . $35 336 868 32 817 457 918990066 $18 017 604 $4478 991 94237549 $11 867 811 $10562304 8-02
8-08. Total... . . . . . . ... 38 671 884 $36 285 791 21 738 511 $20 867 162 $ 4 585 976 4 378 719 $12 347 397 $ 11 039910 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . . 34 375 964 33 527 173 14 436 510 14 185 436 5 441 694 5 442 230 14 497 760 13 899 507 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . .... 150 895 277 143 515 489 66 810 727 65 285 075 20 959 553 20 285 227 63 124 997 57 445 187 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . 193.4 194.0 153.8 150.5 224.4 224.6 234.1 245.5 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . 0.918% 0.964, 0.946% 1.022i 0.7720 0.820 0.9720 0.990% 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . . .. $1.77 $1.87 $1.46 $1.54 (1.73 $1-84 $2.28 $2.43 18
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 17.2 16.7 18.2 17.6 9.8 11.0 14.6 14.4 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.00, 1.02% 1.010 1.020 1.07% 1.06% 0.98g 0.97a 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.11 $0.12 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 85.9 82.5 61.9 60.2 73.5 79.3 190.0 169.8 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .. 1.89% 1.90% 2.13% 2.13% 1.690 1.71 1.670 1.68% 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). .... . . .. $1.63 $1.57 $1.32 $1.28 $1.24 $1.36 $3.17 $2.86 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 53.5 50.0 39.6 37.7 59.5 60.2 106.8 95.2 14-08
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ................ 1.76% 1.76% 1.87% 1.85; 1.67% 1.68% 1.62% 1.630 15-08
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars)..... . . $0.94 $0.88 0.74 0.70 $0.99 $1.01 $1.73 $1.55 16-08
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile . . . 64.0 61.6 80.7 79.4 50.5 47.9 52.5 48.7 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile... . . . .. 14.6 14.4 17.4 17.3 13.1 12.9 12.0 11.7 18












INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ITEM
NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operatedat close of month, frelghtservice: .............. 7 308 7 367 25 861 26 007 24 248 24 357 5 926 5 907 38 501 38 649 45 822 45881 56 598 56 765 29 91 29 953
2. Milesof road operated at close of month, passenger service. ............. 5 754 5 908 17 601 18 284 16 682 16 766 5 368 5 402 33 148 33 445 31 917 32 172 41 721 42 788 23 144 23 469
8. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . 4 813 964 4 892 875 33 608 613 33 093 213 41 653 110 39 768 884 12 952 639 12 370 012 18 821 723 17 791 631 25 216 604 21 555 031 17 719 483 16 482 667 10 580 054 9 7635 02 1
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) 594 135 598045 5 323125 5087156 6401253 6020740 3417054 3 301328 3714213 3 471888 4407 012 4017354 5705493 5445496 2414 240 227032 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . $9.................... 9088315 9 504571 49090 829 50806335 58359705 $59 277 567 20 687 944 $20 847 524 34 366 856 $34 678613 42 793 067 39 161 392 55040347 53 858 514 23 981 654 3 14231 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers ................... 2 710 941 2 750 292 4 567 489 4 604 775 7 719 944 8 425 553 10 784 8 601 1 005 689 1 202 567 1 150 942 1 068 662 2 200 089 2 324 595 23 85! 26 998 6-01
6M02.Allotherpassengers. . . . . . 2733627 2496071 3197 357 2979763 8468529 8600964 377575 366929 3221175 2753241 1008954 942272 2058413 2 078419 675963 678683 -02
6-04. Total. . . . . . . 5 444 568 5 246 363 7 764 846 7 584 538 16 188 473 17 026 517 388 359 375 530 4 226 864 3 955 808 2 159 896 2 010 934 4 258 502 4 403 014 699 822 705 681 -8
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers, . . . . ... 46 529 538 46 093 067 83 460 677 83 869 091 143 414 875 148 455 505 169 682 125 630 9 808 154 135 239 913 18 877 354 17 467006 30 114 994 31 609 340 188 642 274 440 7-01
7-2. All other passengers. . .. .................... 154 229 692 141 961 591 324 336 151 303 868 724 413 342 904 401 996 537 34 645 271 33 025 965 229 951 389 214 421 589 167 263 348 152 291797 439 366 941 374940595 104698501 101000831 7-02
7-08. Total. .......................... 200 759 230 188 054 658 407 796 828 387 737 815 556 757 779 550 452 042 34 814 953 33 151 595 239 759 543 227 661 502 186 140 702 169 758 803 469 481 935 406 549 935 104 887 143 101 275 271 7-08
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fare. . . $513 612 $520 385 $869 220 $875 321 1 365 613 $1453852 61209 1298 105776 6139 872 6193083 6178939 $283 992 295 290 211 3377 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares . . . . .3266 516 3 047 624 904 736 $6534 299 8818 814 8435 681 716 678 661 947 3 762 313 $3575 602 2 832178 2 576 055 7211 803 6 217370 (1823830 1768 879 8-02
8-08. Total . . . . . . 3 780128 568 009 773 956 67 409 620 LO 184 427 9889533 717 887 663 245 $3 869 089 3 715474 3025 261 2 754994 7495 795 6 512 660 1826 341 1 772 256 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . ... 2 042 608 2 002 105 5 616 174 5 426 332 6 777 728 6 756 999 770 595 777 794 4 671 099 4 664 436 4 177 755 4 086 468 7 485 820 7 107 857 2 834 185 2 705 18 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . 8 807 189 8 371 906 26 598 086 25 513 491 31 405 452 31 399 678 3 252 735 3 155 256 17 706 818 17 129 971 15 949 162 14 947 813 36 705 193 33 054 621 10 470 642 9 942 753 10
AVERAGES-------------
FRIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. .................123.4 122.2 158.4 153.7 153.7 151.4 263.8 266.9 197.3 195.1 174.8 186. 322.0 3304 228.2 22. 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (nts): .................... 1.530 1.58992 0.999912 6 .631 0.925 0 971 0.9750.965 o 0.98993
18.Reevenuepertonperroad (dollars) .................. .................. 61.89 i.9 i1.1 6 1. i.i 1.i02.0. 61.69 $1.83 $1.95 1.70 $1.82 $3.11 63.27 62.27 637 18
CoMMUTATION PASENGom TRAPMC:
14-01. Milesperpassenger perroad. . . . . 17.2 16.8 18.3 18.2 18.6 17.6 15.7 14.6 9.8 11.0 16.4 16.3 13,7 13.6 7.9 102 14-01
15-01.Revenueperpassenger-mile(cents) ... .............1.10 1.1 1.04 1.04 0.9 0.9 0.71 1.031.06 1.021.02 0.94 093 1 33 1.23 1-1
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.18 0.17 30.11 60.15 0.11 0.12 0.17 0o.17 to.13 to.1 0o.11 o0.13 16-01
ALL OTHER PAssNGER TRArIc:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 56.4 56.9 101.4 102.0 4g.8 46.7 91.8 90.0 71.4 77.9 165.8 161.6 211 4 18o.4 151 4.9 48.8 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents)... . . . 2....12% 2.15% 2.13 2.15 2.1% 2.10 2.07% 2.00% 1.60 1.67% 1. 1.,69% 1.4 166 1.74 1.
16-02. Revenueper passenger perroad (dollars) . . 1.19 $1.22 2.16 $2.19 91.04 60.98 1.90 $1.80 1.17 $1.30 2.81 2.73 $3.50 $2.99 2.70 $2.61 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-08. Milsper pesenger peroad . . . 36.9 35.8 52.5 51.1 34.4 32.3 89.6 88.3 567 5.6 86.2 84.4 11o. 92.3 19.9 143.5 14-08
15-08. Revenueperpamsenger-mile(cents) ... 1.... 1.9. 1.91 2.06 2.00 1.6 11..1.63911.62 1.60 1.60 '.72 1.75 15-.08
16-08. Revenue perpassenger per road (dollars) . . ... .0.69 $0.68 1.00 0.98 0.63 0.58 61.85 1.77 to.92 0.94 $1.4o 1.37 1.76.51 1
17. Revenuepassenger-miles per train-mile. ................98.3 93.9 72.6 71.5 82.1 81.5 45.2 42.6 51.3 48.8 44.6 41.5 62.7 57.2 7.6 37.4 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles percar-mile. .............22.8 22.5 15.3 15.2 17.7 17.5 10.7 10.5 13.5 13.3 11.7 11.4 12.8 12.3 o.o 10. 18


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
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FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1937 AND 1936


ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 NO.

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service*. . . 234 358 235 065 57 519 57 754 44 461 44 584 132 378 132 727 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service* . . 175 608 178 826 40 155 41 016 38 515 38 913 96 938 98 897 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . .. 1 395 319 453 1 223 803 068 720 594 099 634 499 497 271 247 504 243 643 587 403 477 850 345659984 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands) . . 275 244 530 242 673 108 112 362 720 99 267 260 61 804 171 55 924 371 101 077 639 87 481 477 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) .. . . . $2 577 273362 $2 381 846 215 $1 095 257 365 $1 017 514 323 $495 471 299 $467 614 615 $986 544 698 $896717 277 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 184 627 968 195 083 137 142 622 356 151815 592 10660433 12144 547 31 145 179 31122998 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . .. 190 082 949 168 209 107 125 035 701 109 888 724 32 050 905 26 369 057 32 996 343 31 951 326 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 374 710 917 363 292 244 267 858 057 261704 316 42 711 338 38 513 604 64 141 522 63 074 324 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 3 103 653 450 3 161 125 979 2 547 279 396 2 590 995 846 103 777 168 126 337 554 452 796 886 443 792 579 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. ... . . . 15 633 658 965 13387528 414 7285 837427 6132127454 2541272551 2202944114 5806748987 5052456846 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 18 737 712 415 16 548 654 393 9 833 116 823 8 723 123 300 2 645 049 719 2 329 281 668 6 259 545 873 5 496 249 425 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . .. $31 333 381 $33 627 739 $25 832 688 $27 794 755 $1 119 993 $1 511 334 $4 380 700 $4 321 650 8-01
8-02. All other fares . ... . . . $302471769 $273295979 $157452238 (145 390 297 145373896 p39728 315 $99645635 988177367 8-02
8-03. Total . . . . . . ... $333 805 150 $ 306 923 718 $183 284 926 $173 185 052 $46 493 889 141 239 649 $104 026 335 192 499 017 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . ....... 312 834 205 300 681 503 130 494 934 125 646 283 53 400 317 52803 152 128 938 954 122 232 068 9
10. Passenger car-miles.... . .. . . ... 1 326 936421 1 221 320 704 580029 694 537733 150 216 767 830 203 194 369 530 138 897 480393 185 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. ... .. . . 197.3 198.3 155.9 156.4 227.9 229.5 250.5 2531 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . 0.93.. 0.982# 0.9752 1.025 .802 .8020.836 0.960 1.025 12
13. Revenueper tonper road (dollars). .. .. . . $1.5 $1.95 $1.52 $1.6 $1.83 1.92 2.45 $2.59 13
COMMUTrATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 16.8 16.2 17.8 17.1 9.7 10.4 14.5 14.3 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . ....1.01% 1.06. 1.01% 1.07% 1.080 1.20% 0.97% 0.97% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.11 $0.12 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 82.2 79.6 58.3 55.8 79.3 835 176.o 158.1 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . ... 1.93% 2.04 2.1 2.37 1.79 1.80 1.720 1.75 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $1.59 $1.62 $1.26 $1.32 $1.42 $1.51 $3.02 $2.76 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 50.0 45.6 36.7 33.3 61.9 60.5 97.6 87.1 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . ... .1.780 1.85s 1.86% 1.990 1.76% 1.77 1. 660 1.68% 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $0.89 $0.84 $0.68 $0.66 $1.09 $1.07 $1.62 $1.47 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile . .. . . .5.9 55.0 75.4 69.4 49.5 44.1 4 &. 45.0 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile . . . . .1.1 13.5 17.0 16.2 12.2 11.5 11.8 11.1 18

Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miloof road operated atclose of month, freight ervice.*. . . 7 310 7 382 25 934 26 012 24275 24 36 5 928 5 893 38533 38 691 45 821 45 97 56672 56 764 29 885 .29 990 1
2. Milesofroadoperatedatcloseof month, passengerservice. . . 5 787 5 92 17 651 18 327 16 717 16 769 5 375 5407 33 14 33 50 31 50 32 18 41 925 43 055 23 13 23 659 2
8. Numberofrevenuetons carried. . . . . . 48 368 213 43 652 29 301 079 541 273 038 866 371 146 345 316 908 341 106 941 574 97 935 326 164 305 930 145 708 261 170 216 585 140746 24 143 949 652 125 079 464 89 311 613 79 834 279 3
4. Number of revenue tonscarriedone mile (thousands). .......... 5999298 5501043 49134472 44 460 07 57228950 49306 138 28 640 686 26 479 128 33 157 485 2944524 32 293 73 280865 47197916 40692 473 21585993 18480350 4
5. Freightrevenue (wholedollars) . ................... $90534947 $85058019 $468739335 $445346934 $535 983079 $487109 370 $176 420 953 170744 461 $319 050 346 $296 870 154 3047003664283649 69 $46573673 418169 424216107 60 194 898 16 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutatonpassven enger . . ......... 24 264 596 26 593 990 41 805 129 42464 448 76752 631 82757 154 188 953 52 961 10 47.1480 12091 58 10 472 527 9 854 23 20 466 021 21 046 442 206 631 222 325 6-01
6-2. Al otherpassengers. . . . . . 23326826 17204 885 27047 293 23576864 74661582 69106975 508071 322 656 28 542 834 23145401 9351 067 8883 31' 1798383 17754 040 5661440 513 97 6-02
6-0&. Total ..... . . . . . 47 591 422 43798 875 68 b52 422 66 041 312 151 414 213 151 864 129 3 697024 3276 617 39014314 35 236 987 19 23 594 18737 54 368 449 857 38 800482 5 868 071 5 536 29 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. .. ................... ... 409 323422 434867653 764 674 716 773949 8701 373 231 2581 382178 323 /1 542 462 893 925 102 234 706 125 443 62 170099148 157 284 03 280995830 284904 313 1701 908 1 604 234 7-01
7-a2 Allotherpassengers ......... ........................... 1231882111 967450627 551453 7442167 826 1703 502 5015722 996 850 657 305030018 271770 270a 236 242 5331 931173 84 1401107196 259 903 12 3 547 003 00 3025 8518926 58638786 76701 00 7-02
7-M Total. . . . . 16412055331402318 2803 316 128 462 941 776 0404 875 782 83 04 379 028 980 306572480 272664 1955 338 477 23 9 056 617 47 1 571 206 344 417 187 15 3 827 998 83 3 310 756 239 860 340 694 768 306 034 7-0
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . 646310o4 $5 248 254 4 7 893 86S $8175432 13 307 795 $14 371 069 a/ 21 495 $9 772 $1098438 $1501 56 $1740095 $1626 821 $2619 00 7 2 672 924 $21 598 21 899 8-01
8-02.Allotherfares. . . . . 26 180490 622839769 6737905 653 190 214 74 533843 169 360314 ($5342683 95809752 $39 031 213 $ 33918 56. $ 24 314 580 $26 206 36< 59767 177 51988 324 15563 878 $13982 674 8-02
8-0. Total. . . . . . . .. 30 811 514 28088 023 4 631774 61365 646 87841638 83731 383 6 364 178 5 819 524 $40 129 711 35 420 12 $26054675 23 833 19 62 386184 54661 248 15 585 476 14004 573 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . ....................... 18 142 898 17 502 349 49 609 65C 47 864 502 62 742 386 60 279 432 7 198 308 7 175 626 46 202 00 45 627 52 36 773 676 35 894 034 66 787 64 62 561 420 25 377 634 23776 614 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . 72 956 319 66 398 588 222 494 53C 205 621 926 284 578 845 265712 636 30 177 748 28 630 757 186 590 082 174 563 61 130 538 688 121 104 14 308 779 516 276 612 699 90770 693 82 676 339 10
AVERAGES ------------
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
1L Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . 124.0 126.0 163.2 162.3 154.2 155.6 269 2704 201.8 202.1 17 201.1 327.9 3253 241.7 231.5 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). ....... .................... .15090 1.546% 0.954 1.0020 0.93 0.988l 0.6160645 0.9602% 1.009090 0.944 10020 07.97 15.02% 1.001 1 0% 12
18. Revenue per ton perroad (dollars) . . ...... 1.87 1.95 1.56 1.63 $1. 1.5 1.65 1.71.94 2.1.79 2.02 3.24 3.34 2.2 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passengerper road. . . .. .... 16.9 16.4 18.3 18.2 17.9 16.7 a/ 8.2 16.9 9.8 10.4 16.2 16.0 13.7 13.5 8.2 7.2 14-01
15-01. Revenueperpassenger-mile (cents) .. . . .... 1.13 1.21 1.03 1.06o 0.97 1.014 /.39 1.09 1.07% 1.20 1.02 1.03 0.93 0.94 1.27 1.37 1-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .19 0.20 0.19 0.19 30.17 $0.17 a 0.11 0.1 0.10 0.12 0.17 0.17 $0.13 0.13 $0.10o 0.10 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road . . . .... 52.8 56.2 94.3 91.9 46.9 43.4 7.0 4.3 78.3 83.4 149. 141. 197.2 170.4 151.7 144. 14-02
15-02. Revenueperpassenger-mile (cents) . . . 2.13 2.36 2.22 2.45 2.13 2.31 2.08 2.140 1.75% 1.760 1.74% 1.76 1.69% 1.720 1.810 1.82 1-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . . .1.12 $1.33 $2.10 2.26 $1.00 1.00 1.81 1.80 1.37 $1.47 $2.60 2.50 3.32 2.93 2.75 2.63 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-08. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 34.5 32.0 48.2 44.5 32.2 2.8 82.9 83.2 59.9 58.4 79.3 75.6 99.6 85.3 146.6 138.8 14-0
16-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents).. ............... 8 2.00 1.95 .9 1.1.912 2.g 2.91.72.72 1.66 1.58 1.6 1.6 1.81 1.82 15-03
16-08. Revenue perpassengerperroad(dollars)....... ........0.65 0.64 .90.93 0.5 0.55 1.72 x1.78 1.03 1.01 $1.31 1.27 S1.62 1. 1 2.66 2.53 160
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile ...............90.5 80.1 66.8 61.5 77.7 72.6 42.6 38.0 50.6 45.1 42.7 39.5 57.3 52.9 33.9 32.3 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per ear-mile. ............... . 22.5 21.1 14.9 14.3 17.1 16.5 10.2 9.5 12.5 11.8 12.0 11.7 12.4 12.0 9.5 9.3 18

Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period.
a/ These items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway ae commutation traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account of flood. Excluding such data, the averages for items 14-01, 15-01, and 16-01 would be 14.3 miles, 0.94 cents, and 0.13. respectively.
154727-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1937


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS -UOCTOBER, 1937
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES u
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. . . ... 2 33 948 234 746 57 388 57 728 44 422 44 517 132 138 132 501 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . . .. 175 116 178 293 40 026 40 970 38 510 38 837 96 580 98 48 6 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . 168 027 310 174 770 340 81 897 346 86 508 394 33 610 025 34 369 522 52 519 939 53 892 424 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . 33 724 494 34 083 495 13 120 969 13 333 427 7 675 917 7 840 283 12 927 608 12 909 785 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). ... . . . $306713 853 $325 522 862 $123047 180 $133 443 621 $58718 740 $63187 380 $124947933 $128891861 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 20 292 730 21 460 590 15 694 012 16 664 933 1 224 163 1 365 339 3 374 555 3 430 318 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . .. 20 284 201 20 474 873 12 978 440 13 325 382 3 630 241 3 326 868 3 675 520 3 822 623 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 40 576 931 41 935 463 28 672 452 29 990 315 4 654 404 4 692 207 7 050 075 7 252 941 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 338969 306 345 121 834 278 548 857 283 697 218 11 393 283 13 364 098 49027 166 48 060 518 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. . . . . ..... 1 638 467 355 1 567 268 319 761 114 021 733 051 888 241 382 451 232 339 333 635 970 683 601 877 098 7-02
7-03. Total. .... . . . . . 1 977 436 661 1 912 390 153 1 039 662 878 1 016 749 106 252 775 734 245 703 431 684 998 049 649 937 616 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . .. $ 3 432 425 $3 552 096 $2 831 201 1 2 937 301 $ 122 847 $144 859 $478 377 $469 936 8-01
8-02. All other fares. . . . . .... $32 037 805 30 310783 $16 761 567 $16 016 229 $4 305 938 $4 067 150 $10970 300 $10227 404 8-02
8-03. Total. . . . . . . .. .35 470 230 133 862 879 $19 592 768 118 953 530 $4 428 785 $ 4 212 009 11 448 677 10 697 340 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . . ..... 34 607 753 34 418 423 14 203 520 14 466 856 5 618 302 5 660 590 14 785 931 14 290 977 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . .. 144 178 485 142 652 421 61 792 838 63 058 884 21 371 152 21 098 982 61 014 495 58 094 555 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 200.7 195.0 160.2 154.1 228.4 228.1 246.1 239.5 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . 0.9090 0.955j 0.938% 1.001% 0.765% O.806o 0.967% 0.998% 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). ... . . . $1.83 $1.86 $1.50 $1.54 $1.75 $1.84 $2.38 $2.39 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 16.7 16.1 17.7 17.0 9.3 9.8 14.5 14.0 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). ... . . 1.01% 1.053 1.02 1.04 1.08 1.08 0.98 0.98 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.10 $0.11 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 80.8 76.5 58.6 55.0 66.5 69.8 173.0 157.5 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.96$ 1.931 2.20% 2.180 1.780 1.75% 1.720 1.704 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $1.58 $1.48 $1.29 $1.20 $1.19 $1.22 $2.98 $2.68 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 48.7 45.6 36.)3 3.9 52.1 52.4 97.2 89.6 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. .1.790 1.77% 1.88a 1.86; 1.750 1.71% 1.670 1.65% 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $0.87 $0.81 $0.68 $0.63 $0.91 (0.90 $1.62 $1.47 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile . . . .... 57.1 55.6 7$.2 70.3 $45.0 43.4 462 5.5 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile... . . . 13.7 13.41 16.8 16.1 11.8 11.6 11.2 11.2 18





















EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ITEM
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at dose of month, freight service. . . 7303 7370 25 850 26003 24235 24355 5926 5907 38496 38610 45 729 45 879 56591 56670 29818 29952
2. Mile of road operated at close of month, passenger service. .......... 5754 5923 17601 18283 16671 16764 55368 5402 33 142 33435 31770 32115 41662 42903 23148 23468
8. Number of revenue tons carried. ......... . .. 5 265 177 5570276 35424727 36902710 41807442 44035408 13632219 14308042 19977806 20061480 21310640 23380776 20038861 19640801 11170438 10931447 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). .......... 674 529 681730 592840 5916 646 .6518335 735051 3630034 3854388 4045883 3985895 4078561 4275852 6878915 6176317 2570132 2457616 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . 1 958584 $10 878 875 $54048 488 57 653744 59040108 (64911002 $21838255 $23940117 $36880485 039247863 $38875989 $42 165 445 $60876 925 $61 134 847 $25193 019 25591569
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutatonasenge. . 2 854 534 2 993049 4605 608 4693 727 8 833 876 8 978 157 10 413 8 467 1 213 750 1 356 872 1 801 298 1 094 107 2147 024 317 398 26 133 18813 -01
6-2. All other passengers ... :. ... 2 556 774 2456868 2917224 2751154 7 504 442 8117960 355716 357750 3 874 525 2969118 893523 9078533 2051581 2085184 730416 889588
6-B. Total. . . . . . . 5411308 5449317 7522826 7444881 15738318 17096117 366129 366217 44882875 4325990 82094881 2001960 4198605 44023588 756649 848399
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-401. Commutation passenger. . 48 093 861 49247595 83528962 82 459052 146926034 151990571 155499 1368267 11837 784 13225831 19863708 17101794 29565548 30740822 197910 817908 7-01
7-42. All other passengers. . ............... 129 456 479 184554536 271 519 611 250 983 424 360137931 357513928 3164879 2 30671581 209733659 201667732 137354009 136291643 391932431 347836073 106684443 117749388 7-2
7-O. Total. . . . . . .. 177 550 340 173 802 131 355049 573 333 442 476 507063 965 509 504 499 31 804 291 30 809 848 220971 443 214 893 583 156 617 717 153 393437 421 497 979 378 576 895 106 088 353 117 967 884
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars) :
8--01.Commutation fares . . . . 1B31 287 $568691 1876064 $870864 1423 850 1 503746 $1 401 $1 464 $121 446 (143395 (198670 $178537 ($77110 (289676 (8597 (1785 841
8-02. Al otherfares. . . . ........ 727 847 2659113 6061975 556939 7971745 7790177 92 261 653891 3613677 (34132589 2467785 8469896 614 264 574 726 8 311 88338
8-08. Total . . . . . . 8529134 3221804 6938039 6437803 19395595 9293983 93662 (655355 3735183 13556654 12666395 647 833 6891374 6164402 890 908 885105
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . . 19335196 2009838 5560393 5439997 6709931 7017021 802772 812455 4815530 4848135 4155975 4073800 7690244 7 344523 2939712 887 654 9
10. Passengercar-miles . . . . . 7458993 7578961 24747320 24087571 29586525 31392352 3302627 3302466 18068525 17796516 14522975 14121073 35588283 33153883 1090337 10819599 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
IL Kilo per revenue ton per road. .12.1 122.4 167.4 1603 158.2 152.Q 266- 4x 202.5 1967 19L 4 183- 313- 31 25.8 11
M2 Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . *. . . I-.4T70 1.5960 0.920 0.97i4 0.90601 0.9 ~ ti 0. 6 096211 0.910 0?.98 0?9530( 0984 60 97 0 0. 96C(1.4(
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) . . . . $1.89 (1.95 S2.53 01.56 $ 41 7. 6oyI $1 *67 $1.85 $ 9? 0.1 2 $181 $3,.6 03- 1 $2.21
CoMMUrATION PAS8ENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . 16.8 16.5 18.1 17.6 17.8 16.9 14.9 16. 9. 9. 16.0 15.6 13.8 1 75 11.6 -01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . .. 1.10 1.14 1.05 1.0 0.7. 0. 0. 1.0N 1. 1.0 .o 0.940 1. 0.79 101
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . $0.19 (0.19 (0.19 00.19 (0.7 (0.7l 00.13 00.17 (0.10 $0.11 .0.17 0:16 0013 80.:13 g o: 12-01
ALL OrHER PASNGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. 50.6 507 93.1 91. 48.0 44.o 89.0 85.7 64.1 67.9 153.7 150.1 191.0 166.8 ,146.1 11.9 14-(
15-42. Revenue per passenger-mile (eents) .............. 2.110 2. 2.23 2.22# 2.210 2. .12.190 2 .1 I0.1720 16INL; 1. ?1i 1.690 I1 m 1. 771 1.60 162
16-02. Revenueperpassengerperroad(dollars) . . .. 1.07 11. $2 .08 $ 02 $1.06 40196$1.95 18 $1.10 $1.15 $2.76 (2.72 $3:22 2:82 2.59 :27 125
ToTAL PAssENGER TRAFFIC:
14-08. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 32.8 31.9 47.2 44.8 38.2 29.8 86.9 84.1 49.2 49.7 74-8 76.6 100.4 86.0 141.3 139.0 14-1
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (et) .8 1.85(... .. 1.950 1.91 1.a 1.86 .W .13 1.69 1.6 i.7o ..7 1.64 .6 163 .7 i6 15-08
16-08. Revenue perpassenger per road (dollars)............ 0.60 0.900.6 o. (1.89 (1.70.82 91.27 1.2 ..6 1.0 .. 16-48
17. Revenuepassenger-milespertrain-mle. . . . 91.8 86.5 .9 613 75.6 7 6 39.6 37.9 45. 44.3 37.7 377 515 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile . .. . .23.8 82.9 13.8 9.6 9. 12.2 12.1 10.8 10.9 1.8 1.4 98 109 18


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Coaplled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1937 AND 193I










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
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FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service.* . . .. 234 318 235 006 57 506 57 750 44 458 44 553 132 354 132 703 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . . ..175 562 178 767 40 142 41 010 38 516 38 906 96 904 98 851 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. ... . . . 1563352157 1398673 408 802496839 721107 891 304 857 529 278013 109 455997789 399552408 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . .. 308 969 023 276 756 601 125 483 689 112 600 686 69 480 088 63 764 654 114 005 246 100 391 261 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . $2 883 987 216 $2 707368976 $1218 304 545 $1 150957 844 $554 190039 $530801 994 $1111 492 632 $1025 609 138 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 204 920 698 216 544 071 158 516 368 168 480 869 11 b84 596 13 509 886 34 519 734 34 553 316 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 210 367 150 188 683 980 138 014 141 123 214 106 35 681 146 29 695 925 36 671 863 35773 949 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 415 287 848 405 228 051 296 530 509 291 694 975 47 565 742 43 205 811 71 191 597 70 327 265 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 3442 822756 3506247 813 2 625 828253 2874693 064 115 170451 139701 652 501 824052 491853 097 7-01
7-02. All other passengers . . . . .. 17272 326 320 14 954 796 733 8046 951 448 6 865 179 342 2 782 655 002 2 435 283 447 6 442 719 870 5 654 333 944 7-02
7-03. Total... . .. . . . 20 715149076 18461044 546 10 872779701 9739872 406 2 697 825453 2574985 099 6 944 543 922 6146187041 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars) :
8-01. Commutation fares . . ... . . $t34 765 806 $t37 179 835 $28 663 889 $30732 056 $1 242 840 $ 1 656 193 $4 859077 4 791 586 8-01
8-02. All otherfares .. . . ................. * * $34 509 575 $303 606 862 $174 213 805 $161 406 526 $49 679 834 $43 795 465 $110 615 936 $98 404 871 8-02
8-03. Total . . . . . . ... $369 275 381 $340 786 697 $202 b77 694 $192 138 582 $50 922 674 $45 451 658 $115 475 013 $103 196 457 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . . . 347 441766 335 099 926 144 698 454 140 113 139 59 018 619 58 463 742 143 724 693 136523 045 9
10. Passenger car-miles. . . . . . . 1 471 123 583 1 363 573 125 641 831 613 600792 034 238 138 942 224 293 351 591 153 028 538 487 740 10
AVERAGES -
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 197.6 197.9 156.4 156.1 227.9 229.4 250.0 251 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) . . . . . 933 0.97 0.971 1.022. 0.798 0.832 .975% 1.2 12
13. Revenueper tonperroad (dollars). . . . .. $1.8 $1.94 $1.52 $1.60 $1.82 $1.91 $2.44 $2.57 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road.... . . . 16.8 16.2 17.8 17.1 9.7 10.3 14.*5 14.2 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . 1.01 1.o06% 1.01% 1.07 1.086 1.19% 0.97 0.97% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.10 $0.12 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 82.1 79.3 58.Z 55.7 78.0 82.0 175.7 158.1 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents . . . ... 1.94 2.03 2.1 2.35 1.79 1.80 1.72 1. 1-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars)..... . . .. .$1.59 $1.6 $1.26 $1.31 $1.39 $1.47 $3.02 $2.75 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 49.9 45.6 36.7 33.4 60.9 59.6 97.5 87.4 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.78% 1.85% 1.87; 1.97% 1.76% 1.77% 1.66% 1.68% 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . $0.89 $0.84 $0.68 $0.66 $1.07 $1.05 $1.62 $1.47 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile .. . . 59.6 55.1 75.1 69.5 49.1 44.0 48.3 45.o 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile . . . .. 14.1 13.5 16.9 16.2 12.2 11.5 11.7 11.4 18

Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.











INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER. 197 AND 193I


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT

ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
AGGREGATES
L Mile ofroadoperatedatdloe of month,freight rvice .......... 7 309 7 381 25 927 26 010 24 270 24 359 5 928 5 895 38 530 38 658 45 812 45 96 56 662 56 754 29 880 29 986
2. Mllo ofroadoperatedat loseof month, passengerservice*. ........... 5 784 5 920 17 647 18 322 16 711 16 768 5 375 5 407 33 141 53 499 31 842 32 175 41 899 43 037 23 1 23 639 2
& Numberof revenue ton carried. . . . . . 53633 390 49 222 566 336 509662 310841 576 412 353 787 361043 749 120573 793 t12 243 368 184283 736 165769741 191527225 164067 01 163988513 144 719 665 100 482 051 90765 726
4. Number of revenuetoncarried one mile (thousands). 6673527 6 182 773 55062 877 50376 725 63 747 285 56 041 188 32 276 720 30 333 516 37 203368 33431138 36 372 290 32 584 50 53476 831 46868 789 24 1.56 15 20937 96 4
Freightrevenne (wholedollars). .....................100 493 531 95 936 894 582 2787 827503000 578 595023 187 55 2020 372 198259208194 684 578 $355 930 831$336 117 416 1343 576 355 25 5 81 135 $526 613 656 479 04 271241 302 621 220489 732 6
6. Number ofrevenue pengers charred: 27 119 130 29 587 383 46 410731 47 158 175 84 986 507 917355311 A/ 1993566 61 428 11 685 230 13448 458 11673 825 10948 33 22 613 045 23363840 232864 241138 6-01
64S. All other pemengerm. : : : : : .25 883 600 19 661 153 29 964 517 26 328 018 82 166024 77 224 935 3 863 787 3 581 406 31817 35 26 114 51 10244 590 979116 20035417 19839224 6391856 6143559 2
648. Total .................. . . 53002 730 49 248 536 76 375 248 73 486 193 167152 531 168 960 246 4 063153 3642834 43 502589 39562977 21918415 20739504 42 648462 43 203064 62472 6384697 0
1. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. commutation passengers ................... 457 417 283 484 115 248 848 203 678 856 408 9221 520 207 2921 534 168 894 / 1 697961 1032 192 113 47249 138669460 189 362856 174385826 310561378 31 645135 1 899818 1 82136 7-01
7-.Allotherpasegers. . . . . . 1 361 338 5901 092005 163 8229733552 418809 5943 862639 5033 354 364 585 336678 810 302 441 851 445 976192 132 84159 1538 461 205396194 763 3 938 935 436 3 373 687 999 965 323 8229 88445118 74
7-4L. Total. . .... ............ . 1818755 8731576 120 411 671 177 0333 275 218 5165 382 846795 4 888 533 479 338 376 771 303474 043 559448682 271511056 1 727 824061157058058 4249 496 8143 689333 134 967223047 886273 318
8. rene (wh do):. . . . . ):162311 810945 8 769 933 9046296 14 731 645 15874815 $22 896 11 236 1 219 944 1644957 1938765 1 805 364 896 117 962600 24195 23622 81
8-02. Allotherfares . . . . ... 908337 5 498 882 62 799880 58 757 153 82 505 588 77 150 491 7034944 6463 643 2 644 890 7 331 822 6782 305 4 675 665 381 442 5863 050 17 458189 15866156 2
8-08. Total . . . . . . .34070648 31309827 671569813 667803449 197837233 93025306 87057 840 86474879 43864834 38976779 8 721070 86 481 029 69277559 608285650 17476384 15889778 8-
9. Passenger train-miles ...................... 20076 094 19 512 187 55 170043 53 304 499 69 452 317 67 296 453 8001 080 7988081 51017 539 50475 661 40929 459 39 967834 74 477 888 69905943 28317 346 26649268 9
10. Paengercar-mile ....................... 80424 393 73 977 549 247 241 850 229709 497 314 165 370 297 104 988 33 480 375 31933 223 204 658 567 192360128 145111 299 135 22522 344367799 309766 582 101673930 93495938 10
AVERAGES
FamoHT TSAmc:
1L Mile per revenue ton per road. .................12 4.4 125.6 163.6 162.1 154.6 155.2 267.7 270.2 201.9 201.7 169.9 198.6 326.1 323.9 240.4 230.7 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cent). ..................1.506 1.552% 0.9,49 0.998 0.933 0.985% 0.614 0.642 0.957 1.005 0.945 1.000 0.985 1.023 0.999 1.053 12
18. Revenuepertonper road (dollars). . . . . 1.87 $1.95 $1.55 $1.62 1.44 $1.53 1.64 $1.73 $1.93 2.03 $1.79 1-99 $3.21 3.31 2.4 2.43 18
COMMUTATION PAwNG=n Ta Uc:
14-01. Milesper passenger per road. . . . ... 16.9 16.14 16.3 18.2 17.9 1.7 8. 16.8 9.7 10.3 16.2 15.9 13.7 13.5 8.2 7.6 14-01
15-01. Revenue per paseenger-mile (cents) . . . 1.1.3 1.20o 1.03 1.06% 0.97 1.0 71.3 1.09 1.08 1.19% 1.029 1.04o 0.9 094 1.27 130 1
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . . .0.19 60.20 60.19 60.19 60.17 0.17 /0. 60.18 60.10 60.12 (0.17 (0.16 0.13 0.13 .1 .10 1641
ALL OrmT PAsNGE TRAmHc:
14-02. Miles perpassenger per road. ................52.6 55.5 94.2 91.9 47.0 43.4 87.1 84.4 76.9 81.7 150.2 142.6 196.6 170.1 151.0 144.0 14-02
15-02. Revenue per pasenger-mile (cents) . . . ..... .2.120 2.34 2.22 2.43% 2.14. 2.30% 2.09% 2.14 1.7: 1.751 1.744 1.77% 1.690 1.72% 1-.81 1.79% 16-02
1602. Revenueper passenger perroad (dollars) . . . .1.12 (1.30 $2.10 62.23 $1.00 $1.00 $1.82 $1.80 $.1.3 $1:43 $261 $2.52 $3.31 $2.92 $2.73 t62.5 16-
TOTAL PASsENGE TRAmIC:
14-08. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 34.3 32.0 48.1 44.6 2.2 28.9 83.3 3.3 58. 57.4 78.8 75.7 99.6 85.4 146.0 138.8 14-8
15-03. Revenue per pasenger-mile (cents). . . . .1.91.95 2.07 1. 1.90 2.09 2.1 1.71 1.72 1.66 1.69 1.63 1.61.811.79 1 8
16-08. Revenueperpassengerperroad (dollars) . . . 0. 0.64 0.94 0.92 0.18 0.55 11 $1.7 1.01 0.99 1.31 $1.28 $1.62 $1.4 $2.64 2.49 16-0
17. Revenue pausenger-miles per train-mile. . . ...... 90.6 80.8 66.5 61.4 77.5 72.6 42.3 35.0 50.2 45. 42.2 39.3 571 52 342 333 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . . . 22.6 21.3 14. 14.3 17.1 16. 10.1 9.5 12.45 l.8 11.9 11 123 11*9 95 9 18
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
W/ Theme items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as commutation traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account of flood. Excluding such data, the averages for items 14-01, 15-01, and 16-01 would be 14.3 miles, 0.93 cents, and $0.13, respectively.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU Of STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


Statement No. M-220 (o-D)
-UI. OF FL Li NOVEMBER, 1937
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U.S. PEPC-jr', ( _


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. . . 233 877 234 623 57 352 57 709 44 423 44 483 132 102 132 431 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . . 175 051 177 677 4 0 2 6 40 922 38 511 38 804 96 514 97 951 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . 138 543 037 156 696 798 68 461 054 80 277 862 29 419 300 32 453 060 40662 683 43 965 876 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . 26 886 121 31 118 698 10 368 327 12 417 406 6 424 290 7 453 330 10 093 504 11 247 962 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). ... . . . $258 299 910 $297 768 072 $102759 343 $124 652 338 $51 972 536 $60 826 380 $103 568 031 $112 289 354 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 20 948 090 21 977 975 15 932 784 16 966 758 1 184 659 1 327 210 3 830 647 3 684 007 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . .. 19 327 160 19 708 506 12 518 591 12 909 604 3 372 047 3 192 105 3 436 522 3 606 797 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 40 275 250 41 686 481 28 451 375 29 876 362 4 556 706 4 519 315 7 267 169 7 290 804 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. ........ . . 347 898 980 357 130 836 281 245 407 290 783 260 11 264 150 12 966 754 55 389 423 53 380 822 7-01
7-02. All other passengers . . . . 1 469 335 379 1 440 780 930 712 493 067 699 284 147 216 322 172 223 269 038 540 520 140 518 227 745 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 1 817 234 359 1 797 911 766 993 738 474 990 067 407 227 586 322 236 235 792 595 909 563 571 608 567 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . . . . $3 517 498 $3 640588 $2 856 410 $2 988 898 $123 426 $140 304 $537 662 511 386 8-01
8-02. All other fares. . . . . . .. 29 774 338 28 425 794 $16029 750 $5 560 003 $4 173 550 $3 939 183 $9 571 038 8 926 608 8-02
8-03. Total. . . . . . . .33 291 836 $32 066 382 $18 686 160 918 548 901 $4 296 976 $4 079 487 $10 108 700 9 437 994 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . . . .. 33 050 721 32 913 634 13 682 520 13 880 458 5 476 151 5 514 219 13 892 050 13 518 957 9
10. Passenger car-miles. . . . . . . 134 771 234 133 895 480 59 296 570 59 922 499 21 046 039 20 938 227 54 428 625 53 034 754 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 194.1 19s.6 151.4 154.7 218.4 229.7 248.2 255.8 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . .. 0.961 0.9570 0.991 1.0oo04 0.809o 0.816% 1.026 0.998 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . . .. $1.86 $1.90 $1.50 $1.55 $1.77 $1.87 $2.55 $2.55 13
COMMUTATION~ PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01:. Miles per passenger per road.... . . . 16.6 16.2 17.7 17.1 9.5 9.8 l4.5 14.5 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.01! 1.02 1.021.02.053 1.10% 1.080 0.970 0.96% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 i0.18 $0.10 oo. 0. o.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 76.0 73.1 56.9 54.2 64.2 69.9 157.3 1437 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .. 2.03% 1.97% 2.2% 2.203 1.93 1.76 1.77 1.72% 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars)..... . . $1.514 $1.44 1.28 $1.21 $1.274 $1.2 $2.79 $2.47 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 45.1 43.1 34.9 33.1 49.9 52.3 82.0 78.4 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . .... . .1.853 1.7-8 1.90% 1.87% 1.W89 1.753 1.70% 1.65% 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.83 $0.77 $0.66 o0.62 (0.94 $o.90 $1.39 $1.29 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile ..... . . : 55.0 54.6 72.6 71.3 41.6 42.8 42.9 42.3 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . . . .. 13.5 13.4 16.8 16.5 10.8 11.3 10.9 10.8 18





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p 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1937 AND 1936



EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION


ITEM
NO.


1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesofroadoperatedatcloseof month,freightservice. . . 7 303 7 358 25 818 25 996 24 231 24 355 5 926 5 930 38 497 38 553 45 719 45 806 56 577 56 671 29 806 29 954 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passengerservice. . ..... 5 754 5 910 17 601 18 248 16 671 16 764 5 369 5 402 33 142 33 402 31 759 32 021 41 661 42 596 23 094 23 34 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried .... . . . 4 696 150 5 311 563 30 680 671 34 528 563 33 084 233 40 437 736 11 343 078 13 409 293 18 076 222 19 043 767 12 983 590 15 956 167 17509 478 17 481 676 10169615 10528033 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . ... 568 943 657171 4636011 5 593 002 4963 373 6167233 3028023 3593517 3396267 3 859 813 2699351 3 382896 4921760 5491996 2272 393 2373070 4
Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . . .8 351 892 $10211 946 $46856402 $54838875 $47551049 $59 601 517 $18046634 $22 645433 $33925902 38 180947 29341 797 $32836413 51 393 798 $55064886 22 832 436 $24 388055 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 2 997 759 2 926 300 4 852 377 5 137 952 8 082 648 8 902 506 8 973 10 665 1 175 686 1 316 545 1 329 403 1 172 646 2 473 484 2 497 971 27 760 13 390 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 2 526 786 2 450 485 2 863 182 2 707 008 7 128 623 7 752 111 342 819 340 240 3 029 228 2 851 865 884 476 880438 1 938 838 2 008 988 613 208 717371 6-02
6-03. Total. . . . . . . 5 524 545 5 376 785 7 715 559 7 844 960 15 211 271 16 654 617 351 792 350 905 4 204 914 4 168 410 2 213 879 2 053 084 4 412 322 4 506 959 640 968 730 761 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 51 006 679 48 675 529 87 559 160 92 001 860 142 679 568 150 105 871 137 562 143 862 11 126 588 12 822 892 21 339 608 18 905 263 33 842 471 34 329 534 207 344 146 025 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. . . . . . 127 932 920 126 C02 701 249 703 233 239 855 002 334 656 914 333 426 444 27 847 099 26 496 772 188 475 073 196 772 266 118 762 287 117 763 757 331 639 082 298 221 911 90 118 771 102 242 077 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . 178 939 591 174 678 230 337 262 393 331 856 862 477 536 482 483 532 315 27 984 661 26 640 634 199 601 661 209 595 158 140 101 895 136 669 020 365 481 553 332 551 445 90 326 115 102 388 102 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares .. . . $569 214 $551 076 $905 855 $946 483 51381 341 $1 491 339 $1 298 $1 276 $122 128 $139 028 $216 448 $191 571 $318 518 318 164 2696 1651 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares . . . . 2788 251 $2 739 661 5 797 15 $5 548 644 444 343 7 271 698 99 154 (564 102 3 574 396 375081 $2162 439 120117 5755 029 5 132 338 1 63 570 1 674 153 8-02
8-03.Total. . . . . . . 357 465 $3290737 6703011 6 495 127 825 684 8 763037 00 452 565 378 3696 524 3 514 109 $2 378 887 311688 6073 547 5 450502 (1 656 266 1 675804 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . . 1 894 123 1 918 692 5 307 627 5 289 101 6 480 770 6 672 665 767 553 762 228 4 708 598 4 751 991 3 882 176 3 795 293 7 225 837 6 942 473 2 784 037 2 781 191 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . 7 463 52 7 379 330 23 520 451 22 996 769 28 312 590 29 546 400 3 131 048 3 079 245 17 914 991 17 858 982 13056 297 12 685 260 31 646 657 30 288 660 9725 671 10 060 834 10
AVERAGES ... ._ __ _ __--_ __-_-_ _- -_-------------------------
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road . . . . 121.2 123.7 157.6 162.0 150.0 152.5 267.0 268.0 187.9 202.7 223.3 212.0 281.1 314.2 223.4 225.4 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) . ............... 1.468 1.554 0.96911 0.9800 0.958o 0.9669 O.5969 0.630% 0.999 0.9899 1.0120 0.9710 1.o044% 1.0030 1.005% 1.028% 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) ...$178 $1.92 $153 1-59 $1.4 $1. $159 $1.69 $1.88 $2.00 $2.26 $2.06 $2.914 $3.15 $2.25 $2.32 13
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 17.0 16.6 18.0 17.9 17.7 16.9 15.3 13. 5 9 9.7 16.1. 16.1 13.7 13.7 7.5 10.9 14-01
15-01. Revenue perpassenger-mile (cents) ............... 1.12# 1.13o 1.03o 1.03o 0.97% 0.99 0o.94 0.89g 1.10% 1.08 1.01 1.01# 0.94% 0.93o 1.30% 1.13% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . ... $0.19 $0.19 $0.19 $0.18 0.17 $0.17 0.14 $0.12 $0.10 $0.11 $0.16 $0.16 $0.13 $0.13 .10 .12 1-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. .... . . .. 50.6 51.4 87.2 88.6 47.0 43.0 81.2 77.9 62.2 69.0 134.3 133-. 171.1 148.4 147.0 142.5 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . 2.18# 2.170 2.32% 2.31% 2.22% 2.18% 2.15 2.13 .90 1.72% 1.82 1.80% 1.74 1.72% 1.83) 1.641, 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . ... $1.10 $1.12 $2.02 $2.05 $1.04 $0.94 $1.75 $1.66 $1.18 $1.18 $2.44 $2.41 $2.97 $2.55 $2.70 $2.33 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road .................. 32.4 32.5 43.7 142.3 31.4 29.0 79.5 75.9 475 50.3 63. 66.6 82.8 73.8 140.9 140.1 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). .. ................ 1.88 1.88 1.99% 1.96 1.85 1.81% 2.15% 2.12% 1.85 1.6 1.700 1.69% 1.66% 1.64% 1.83% 1.64 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per rod (dollars). . . ... 80.61 $0.61 $0.87 $0.83 $0.58 $0.53 $1.71 $1.61 $0.88 $0.84 $1.07 $1.13 $1.38 $1.21 $2.58 $2.29 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile ............... 94.5 91.0 63.5 62.7 73.7 72.1 36.5 35.0 42.4 44.1 36.1 36.0 50.6 47.9 32.4 36.8 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 2............... 24.0 23.7 1.3 14.4 16.9 16.4 8. 8.7 11.1 11.7 10.7 i0.8 11.5 II.0 9-3 10.2 18
__________ __________ _________ i:.. L. 1 _________ 8. 9 8.7 11.1 11.7 10.7 10.8 11.5 109.102 8


I I I I 1 I I I I









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED) .


Statement No. M-220 (os-D)
Page 3


FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES -
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service.* . . 234 270 234 971 57 489 57 74b 44 452 44 547 132 329 132 678 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.* . ... 175 485 178 576 40 152 41 02 38 514 38 896 96 819 98 678 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . 1701 895 194 1 555 370 206 870 957 893 801 385 753 334 276 829 310 466 169 496 660472 443518 284 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . .. 335 855 144 307 875 300 135 652 016 125 018 092 75 904 378 71 217 984 124 098 750 111 639 224 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). ... . . . $3142 287 126 $3005 137 048 $1 321063 889 $1 275 610 182 $606 162 575 $591 628 374 $1 215060662 $ 137898 492 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers..ed: . . . . 225 868 788 238 522 046 174 449 152 185 447 627 13069 255 14 837 096 38 350 381 38237323 6-01
6-02. All other passengers . . . . . 229 724 435 208 392 486 150 562 856 136 123 710 39 053 193 32 888 030 40 108 386 39 380 746 6-02
6-03. Total ... . . . . . . 455 593 223 446 914 532 325 012 008 321 571 337 52 122 448 47725 126 78 458 767 77 618 069 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers 3..................... 790 721 736 3 863 378 649 3 107 073 660 3 165 476 324 126 434 601 152 668 406 557 213 475 545 233 919 7-01
7-02. Allotherpassengers . . . . .. 18742 180724 16 395577 663 8759963540 7 564463 489 2 998 977 174 2658552 485 6 983240010 6 172561 689 7-02
7-03. Total . . .. .. .. . . 22 532 902 460 20 258 956 312 11 867 037 200 10 729 939 813 3 125 411 775 2 811 220 891 7 540 453 485 6 717795 608 7-03

8-01. Commutatiwhole dollars). . . . . $38283 303 $40 820 423 $31 520 299 33720954 1366 266 1 796 497 $5 396738 $5 302 972 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares . ... . . .... 364 290 357 332 032 556 $190249 998 $176966 529 3 853384 7734 648 120 186 975 $107331 379 8-02
8-03. Total ... .. . . . . $402 573 660 $372 852 979 $221770 297 $210 687 483 155219 650 $49 531 145 $125 583 713 $112634 351 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . . 380 495 053 368 013 560 158 383 540 153 993 597 64 494 770 63 977 961 157 616 743 150 042 002 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . . 1 605 869 266 1 497 436 447 701 102 633 660 672 375 259 184 980 245 231 578 645 581 653 591 532 494 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . 197.3 197.9 156.0 156.0 227.1 229.4 249.9 251.7 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . 0.936b 0.9760 0.972o 1.0200 0.799# 0.831% 0.9794 1.019# 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). ... . . . $1i.85 $1.93 $1.52 $1.59 $1.81 $1.91 $2.45 $2.57 18
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road.... . . . 16.8 16.2 17.8 17.1 9.7 10.3 14.5 14.3 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. .1.01o 1.06 1.01# 1.07o 1.08 1.180 0.97% 0.97% 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.10 $0.12 $(.14 10.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road . . . ... 81.6 78.7 58.2 55.6 76.8 80.8 174.1 156.7 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.949 2.03% 2.17% 2.314 1.800 1.80? 1.720 1.74 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $1.59 $1.59 $1.26 $1.30 $1.38 $1.45 $3.00 $2.73 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 49.5 45.3 36.5 33.4 60.0 58.9 96.1 86.5 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . 1.79% 1.84. 1.87o 1.96% 1.77% 1.76o 1.670 1.68 15-0
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $0.88 $0.83 $0.68 $0.66 $1.06 $1.04 $1.60 $1.45 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile . . . . 59.2 55.0 74.9 69.7 48.5 43.9 47.8 44.8 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . . . .. 14.0 13.5 16.9 16.2 12.1 11.5 11.7 11.4 18

Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.













INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


ITEM


AGGREGATES

1. Mile of road operated at eose of month, freight service. .
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.*.
& Number of revenue tons carried. . . .
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands).
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) . . ...
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . .
6-02. All other passengers. ..........
6-08. Total. ..................
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . .
7-02. All other passengers. ... ............
7-08. Total . ....................
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares. . . .
8-02. All other fares. . . . .
8-08. Total. . . . .
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . .
10. Passenger car-miles. . . . .
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
1L Miles per revenue ton per road. . . .
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) . ......... .
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars) . ..
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . .....
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents).. .....
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). .
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. .........
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ......
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) ..
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-08. Miles per passenger per road. . .
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . ..
16-08. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) .
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. . .
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile. . .


I I I


EASTERN DISTRICT


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERNREGIO POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION


1937


7 308
5 781
58 329 540
7 242 470
$108 b45 424

30 116 889
28 410 386
58 527 275

508 423 962
1 489 271 510
1 997 695 472

$5 731 525
31 696 590
37 428 115
21 970 217
87 857 922


1936


1937


ITEM
NO.


I I I 9 ,I- I -I -I- 4 I I 4 I I.-1 I.


7 378
5 92C
54 534 129
S839 944
tLO 148 840

32 513 683
22 111 638
54 625 321

532790 777
1 218 007 864
1 750798 641

$6 362 021
526 238 542
4 600 564
21 430 87
81 356 87C


25 917
17 666
367 190 333
59 898 888
$569 644 229

51 263 108
32 857 823
84 120 931

935 762 838
073 195 613
1 008 958 451

$9 675 788
68 603 477
78 279 261
60 480 23
270 773 70


26 00O
18 315
345 370 135
55 969 727
(B57 839 452

52 296 127
29 035 026
81 331 153


24 264
16 705
445 438 020
68 710 658
$642 574 236

93 069 155
89 294 647
182 363 802


948 410 7821 662 886 8601
S658 664 5964 197 496 4171
3 6070753785860383 277j!


$9 992 77.
$64 305 797
74 298 576
58 593 60C
252706 261


6 112 986
9 949 931
&06 062 917
75 933 087
342 441 002


24 359
16 767
401 481 485
62 208 421
$611 621 889

100 637 817
84 977 046
185 614 863

1 684 274 765
5 687 791 029
5 372 065 794

7 366 154
4 422' 189
$101 788 343
73 969 118
326 609 23C


___________________________ -- *I. *I* I. -I* 9-


124.2
1.5030
$1.87

16.9
1.1)3
$0.19

52. 4
2.130#
$1.12

14.1
.87
$0.64
90.9
22.7


125.4
1.5520
U1.95

16.41
1.19%
$0.20

55.1
2.32%
$1.28

32.1
1.98%9
21.563
21.5


163.1
0.9510
$1.55

18.3
1.03)
$0.19

93.5
2.23#
$2.09

47.7
1.95%
$0o.93
66.3
14.8


162.1
0. 997
$1.62

18.1
1.05%
$0.19

91.6
2.4210
$2.21

44.4
2.06O
$0.91
61.6
14.3


154 .3



17.9
0.97%
$0.17

47.0
2.14O
$1.01

2.1
$0.58
77.2
17.1


154.9
0. 983%
$1.52

16.7
1.03%
$0.17

43.4.
2.29%
$0.99

28.9
1.89 1!
72.69
16.4


5 927
5 374
131 916 871
35 304 743
$216 305 642

a/ 208 339
4 206 606
4 414 945

aj 1 835 523
364 525 909
366 361 432

$/ $24 194
7 634 098
(7 658 292
8 768 633
36 611 423


267.6
0.613%

8.6
'1.321
'$0.12

86.7
2.090
$1.81

83.0
2.090
$1.73
41.8
10.0


5 898
5 406
1 5 652 661
33 927 033
$217 330 011

72 093
3 921 646
3 993 739

1 176 054
328 938 623
330 114 677

$12 512
$7 027 745
:7 040 257
8 750 309
35 012 468


270.0
0.6410
$1.73

16.3
1.060
$0.17



$1.79

82.7
2.13'9
$1.76
37-7
9.4


38 52!
33 14(C
202 359 95E
40 599 63!
5389 856 732

12 860 915
34 846 581
47 707 502

124 599 075
2 634 451 26
2 759 050 341

$1 342 072
46 219 285
47 561 35E
55 726 137
222 573 557


38 64'
33 49C
184 813 50(
37 290 953
$374 298 363

14 765 003
28 966 384
43 731 38'

151 492 35:
2 329 613 86:
2 481 106 214

$1 783 98!
o10706 90'
$42 490 88
55 227 65
210 219 ilC


45 803
31 834
204 510 815
39 271 640
$372 918 152

13 003 228
11 129 067
24 132 295

210 702 464
1 657 223 492
1 867 925 956

2 155 212
18 944 745
131 099 957
44 b11 635
158 167 596


45 949
32 16:
180 023 184
35 967 40;
$358 651 548

12120 984
10 671 604
22792 588

193 291 089
513 958 52C
L707 249 609

(1 996 93!
6 795 782
$28 792 715
43 763 125
147 910 48C


56 655
41 878
181 497 991
58 398 592
$578 007 453

25 056 529
21 974 255
47 060 784

344 403 849
4 270 574 518
4 614 978 367

9 3 214 6335
(2 136 471
75 351 106
81 703 725
376 014 456


56 746
42 996
162 201 341
52 360 786
$534 369 157

25 861 811
21 848 212
47 710 023

349 974 669
3 671 909 910
4 021 884 570

$ 3 280 764
62995 388
66 276 152
76 848 416
340 055 242


29 871
23 107
110 651 66C
26 428 518
)264 135 057

260 624
7 005 064
7 265 688

2 107 162
1055 442 000
1057 549 162

1926 891
19 05755
19 132 650
31 101 383
111 399 601


_________________ 1 9 -I -l* I- 1


200.6
0.960%
$1.93



$0.10

75.6
1.75%
$1.33

57.8
1.72%
$1.00
49-5
12.4


201.8
1.0040
$2.03

10.3
1.18%
$0.12

80.4



56.7
1.71%
$0.97
44.9
11.8


192.0
0.950%
$1.82

16.2
1.02%
$0.17

148.9
$2:60

77.4
1.66%
$1.29
41.7
11.86


199.8
0.997V
$1.99

15.9
1.03
$0.16

141.9
1.770
$2.51

74.9
1.690
$1.2
19: 5
11.5


321.8
0.990%
$3.18

13.7
0.93%
$0.13

194.3
1.690
$3.28

98.1
1.63%
$1.60
56.5
12.3


322.8
1.021$
$3.29



$0.13

168.1
1.720
$2.88

84.3
1.650
$1.39
52.3
11.


238.8
0.9990
$2.39

8.1
1.28#
$0.10

150.7
1.81%
$2.73

145.6
1.81%
$2.63
34.o
9.5


29 983
23 521
101 293 759
23 311 036
$244 877 787

254 528
6 860 930
7 115 458

1 968 161
986 693 259
988 661 420

$25 273
7 40 209
S7 565 482
29 430 459
103 566 772


230.1
1.0500
$2.562

7-7
$0.10

143.8
$2:56




.5


_________________________________________________________ A L ___________ S 9. 1 U ___________ L I. 9. ____________ .9 _____


* Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
a/These items include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as commutation traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account


of flood. Excluding such data, the averages for items 14-01, 15-01, and 16-01 would be 14.4 miles, 0.93 cents, and $0.13, respectively.
154727-0 U. S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. 1938


Page 4




UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

3 1262 08854 8002


Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


Statemet No. M-2 (o6sD)
U..OF DECEMBER, 1937
UNIV. OF F, L!Z,
U EN 's DEPT


U.S. DEPOi ----
U.S. DEPO3ffqgY ,_


UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM NO.
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service. . . .. 233 832 234 501 57,331 57 649 44 404 44 482 132 097 132 370 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service. . . .. 174 630 177 567 40 052 40 781 38 236 38 802 96 342 97 984 2
8. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . 119 242 981 152 377 485 59 171 562 82 647 167 25 904 486 31 012 393 34 166 933 38 717 925 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . 24 815 984 31 034 671 9 773 269 12 874 360 5 942 998 7 095 557 9 099 717 11 064 754 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). ... . . . $231 052 008 $298 799243 $93423579 $130 146975 $47964672 58 801192 $89663757 $109 851076 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 1 954 852 20 676 467 15 313 777 16 222 034 1 287 893 1 187 351 3 353 182 3 867 082 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . .. . . 21 752 423 22 496 373 14 113 807 14 430 224 3 582 673 3 969 665 4 055 943 4 096 484 6-02
6-03. Total.. . . . . . . 41 707 275 43 17? 840 29 427 584 30 652 258 4 870 566 5 157 016 7 409 125 7 363 566 6-08
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile: <
7-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . .. 325 656 400 327 943 919 265 0,58 352 270 967 337 13015 615 11 468 177 47,582433 45 508 405 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. ... . . . .. 1801101 181 1836393932 838470094 843183366 267162510 310073120 695468 577 683137446 7-02
7-08. Total. . . . . . . .. 2 126 757 581 2 164 337 851 1 103 528 446 1 114 150 703 280 178 125 321 541 297 743 051 010 728 645 851 7-08
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutationfares. . . . . . 3 35 792 3403143 2 732 423 $2 826 487 143 649 $127 227 $477 720 44948 8-01
8-02. All other fares . ... . . . .36 581 305 35 856 730 $18903140 '18 836 645 '5571 987 $5660 592 121061768 1135949 8-02
8-03. Total . . . . . . .. 39935 097 139259 873 $21 635 563 121663 132 5 715 636 $5787 819 12 583 898 $11 80 92 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles.. . . . . . 35927 005 36 707018 14786 937 15 481 906 6 275 308 6 523 495 14864 760 14 1 617 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . .. 150 941 292 153 842 613 65 261 333 67 593 981 25 745 837 27 261 570 59 934 122 58 987 062 10
AVERAGES -
FREIGHT TRAFFIc:
11 Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 208.1 203.7 165.2 155.8 229.4 228.8 266.3 285.8 11
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents).. ... . . . .0.9310 0.9630 0.9560 1.011O 0.8070 0.8290 0.9850 0.993% 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . ... . $1.94 $1.96 $1.58 $1.57 $1.85 $1.90 $2.62 $2.81 18
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 16.3 15.9 17.3 16.7 10.1 9.7 14.2 13.9 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.030 1.0W 1.030 1.04M 1.10% 1.110 1.00) 0.99 15-01
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 (0.18 $0.17 $0.11 $0.11 $0.14 $0.14 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 82.8 81.6 59.4 58.4 74.6 78.1 171.5 166.8 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . .2.03% 1.95% 2.25 2.23% 2.090 1.830 1.7 1.66% 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $.1.68 $1.59 $1.34 $1.31 $1.56 $1.43 $2.98 $2.77 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 51.0 50.1 37. 36.3 57.5 62.4 100.3 99.0 14-08
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . ...............1.88 1.81 1 1.9 2.0 10 1.69 1.62 108
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . $0.96 $0.91 $0.74 0.71 $1.17 $1.12 $1.70 1.60 16-08
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. . . . . 59.2 59.0 74.6 72.0 44.6 49.3 50. 49.6 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile... . . . 14.1 14.1 16.9 16.5 10.9 11.8 12.4 12.4 18


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 13 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH. OF DEcRIBER, 1937 AND 1936


EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM
ITEM NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION NO.

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operated at closeof month, freight service. . . .... 7 .03 7 322 25 815 25 987 24 213 24 340 5 924 5 930 38 480 38 552 45 691 45 759 56 600 56 705 29 806 9 906
2. Miles of roadoperatedat closeof month, passengerservice . . 5754 5777 17 600 18 257 16698 16 747 5 368 5 402 32 868 33 400 31766 31 86 41482 42781 23094 23334
3..Number of revenue tons carried`. .......... .................... 4574 172 5 867 432 26 564 969 35 945 948 28032 421 40 833 787 92653266 11 869 648 16639 220 19 142745 10642 365 12 308 088 14245 498 16 073 662 P 279 070 10336175 8
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands).............. 580444 707 656 4 604 759 5 928 662 4 5880066 6 238 042 2 563 826 3 231 101 3 379 172 3 864 456 2 509 609 3 167 828 4 4468814 5 463 639 2 143294 2433287 4
5. Freightrevenue(wholedolars). .. .................... .. 8080488 11038073 42352486 $58 138905 $ 42990605 $60969997 ( 16268772 20754756 $3195900 78046436 $24765689 $29749331 $44166 364 5(96795 20731704 624404950 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers . ............... 2 872 263 2 844 126 4 430 471 4 581 970 8 011 043 8 795 938 6 109 5 689 1 281 784 1 181 662 1 239 906 1 087 336 085 687 2 164 549 27 589 15 19 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. ... 2827 828 2751485 3303192 3175506 7982787 8 503 2353 421 587 448 037 3161086 3521628 1196635 1218794 2182495 2174453 676 815 703257 6-02
6-o3. Total. .................................... 5 700 091 5 595 611 7 733 663 7 757 476 15 993 850 17 299 171 427 696 453 726 4 442 870 4 703 290 2 436 541 2 306 130 4 268 180 4 339 002 704 404 718 43 6-4
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . ...... ...................46 483 751 45 067 251 78 420 334 79 145 391 140 154 267 146 754 695 95 062 92 181 12 920 553 11 375 9968 19 150 904 16 578 2491 28 233 353 28 762 200 198 176 167 957 7-01
7-08. Total. 1............................91 076 685 189 241 432 386 774 308 386 243 356 525 677 453 538 665 915 35074 224 37 029 023 245 103 901 284 512 274 195 111 220 196 779984 444 618 124 429 508 042 103 321 666 102 357 825 7-08
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutatin faes........ ..... .......... 643 815 $534 012 $829 766 839 357 1 358 842 1 453 18 $972 $1 006 .L42 677 $126 221 205 231 $176 105 69 759 271 405 $2 O 1 91
8-02. Aotherfares ...................... 133 269 159227 73206311 7139701 8 4492 40 8537717 773191 798292 14798796 4862300 124 818 002603 7082424 54653 | 898 93| 81035 -|
8-08. Total. ... . . . . ....... 677 084 3693239 8 150 397 7 979058 19808082 19990835 1 774 163 6799298 4 941 473 64988521 53330049 $3178708 67352183 6817938 6 1901666 18127 8-08
9. Passenger train-miles........ ......................... 2 022 660 2 095 391 5754 825 5 958 041 7009 452 7 428 474 885 361 900899 5 389 947 5 622 596 4179 427 4 140387 7787 622 7 677 694 2 897711 288353 9
10. Passengercarmiles. : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :........................ 8 103 033 8 179 947 25 812 460 26 047 836 31 345 840 33366 198 3 8647350 3 724 247 22 098487 235 537 323 14 747 827 14 519 846 34 874 386 34 176 330 10 11 909 10 290 8 10
AVERAGES.

1. tMiles pive on per road. . ....... 169 120. 1733 164.9 163.7 152. 276.7 27 2 203.1 201.9 235.8 257.4 312.2 3399 2310 25 1
:1Z Revenueper ton-mile (cents).............................. 1.92 1.560 0.920 0.91 0.9370 0.9Z70 00.6320 0-.6242 0.9390 0.98500.9870 0.949 0 30.1.019 0.0967 18
1. Revenuepertonperroad (dollars)..... .................. 6(;1.77 $1.9 6$1.59 61.6$2 1.53 $1.409 1.76 $1.75 $1.90 61.99$2.33$ 62.120 $31762.2362.36
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIc:
14-01. Miles per road. . . . 16.2 15.8 17.7 17. 17.5 16.7 15.6 16.2 10.1 9.6 15.4 15.2 1313 7
-01 Re e per pa n r-mile (cents). . . . ... 1.17 1.18 1.0 1.o1.0 0.7 0.99 1.0o 1.09 .110 1.11 1.07 1. 1. 1.11 5 1
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . .... .0.19 (0.9 0.19 (0.18 0.1:7 0.17 0.16 (0.18 $0.11 $0.11 $0.17 $0.16 $0.13 $0.13 $0.0 60.I 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSEN TRAFFIC: 152. 15
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. .................. .51.1 52.4 93.4 96.7 46.3 46.1 83.0 82.4 73.5 77.6 147.0 147.9 190.8 1814. 3 15. 1402
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). ................. .2.170 2.19% 2.37% 2.32 2.19 2.16 2.210 2.16$ 2.070 1.76 1.7 8 rep 1 1 700%1.63 .% 1. 2
16-02. Revenueper passenger per road (dollars). . . ... ..1.11 $1.15 (2.22 (2.25 *1.06 $1.00 1.83 $1.78 $1.52 $1.38 $2.61 2. 3.25 *.01 2.*1 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER T0AFFIi C: 102 .0 12.
14-08. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . 33.5 !3.8 50.0 49.8 32.9 31.1 2.0 61.6 55.2 60.5 60.1 9513 04.72 99.0" 4 1
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ........ .............. .2 2.11 2.07 1.65 2 21 2.16% 2.020 17 1.7 61.57 2.70 (25 16-0
16-08. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). ......01 1:.............. 0.5 0. 003 ($0.61 058 6.1 .6 6 1.11i $ $- 7 5 .
17. Revenue passenger-milespertrain-mile. . . . ... 94. 90.3 67.2 64. 75.0 72.5 39. 641.1 1455 50.6 146.7 .2.7 .
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile .. .............. 23.6 23.1 1.0 14.8 1.8 1.1 9.6 9.9 11.1 12.1 13.2


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU QF STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 141 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (os0D)
Page 3


FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operated at close ofmonth, freight service.* . . .. 234 234 234 931 57 473 57 739 44 449 44 541 132 312 132 65 1
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.* . ... 175 370 178 491 40 147 40 985 38 492 38 886 96 731 98 620 2
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . .. 1 821 113 731 1 707 747 775 930 129 455 884 033 004 360 156 820 341 478 562 530 827 456 482 236 20o 3
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). . . .. 360 667 773 338 909 982 145 625 107 137 892 462 81 845 571 78 313 541 133 197 095 122 703 97 4
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars). . . . . .. $3 373 401 317 $3 303 936 291 $1 414 487 468 $1 405 757 157 $654 127 247 $650 429 566 304 786 602 $1 247749 568
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. . . . . 245 823 640 259 198513 189 762 929 201 669 661 14 357 148 16024447 41703563 41504405 6-01
6-02. All other passengers. . . . . .. 251 476 095 230 892 049 164 676 663 150 553 934 42 635 104 36 860 885 44 164 328 43 477 230 6-02
6-03. Total. . ... . . . . 497 299 735 490 090 562 354 439 592 352 223 595 56 992 252' 52 885 332 85 867 891 84 981 635 6-03
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation-passengers. . . . . .. 4 116 378 136 4 191 322 568 3 372 132 012 3 436 443 661 139 450 216 164 136 583 604 795 908 590 742 324 7-01
7-02. All other passengers. . . . . ... 20 543 279 184 18 231 982 984 91598 433 634 8 407 646 855 3 266 136 963 2 968 636 994 7 678 708 587 6 855 699 135 7-02
7-03. Total. . . . . . . .. 24659 657 320 22 423 305 552 12 970 565 646 11 844 090 516 3 405 587 179 3 132773 577 8283 504495 7446441 459 7-03
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares .. .. ... . . . 41 637 095 $44 223 565 $34 252722 $36547 441 $1509915 $1923724 $5 874458 5 752400 8-01
8-02. Allotherfares . ... . . . 00679 355 9367 898 096 $209153 138 *195803 174 959433094 (53404048 $132293 123 18 690874 8-02
8-03. Total... . . . . . . 442 516450 $412121 661 243 405 860 232350 615 60943 009 955 327 772 9138 167 581 $124443 274 8-03
9. Passenger train-miles. . . . . . .. 416 422 058 404 720 578 173 170 477 169 475 503 70 770078 70 501 456 172 481 503 164 743 619 9
10. Passengercar-miles. . . . . . .. 1 756 815 918 1 651 278 500 766 369 326 728 266 156 284 930 817 272493 148 705 515 775 650 519 196 10
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road. . . . . .. 198.0 198.5 156.6 156.Q 227.2 229.3 250.9 254. I
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents) . . . . .... 0.935 0.975 0.971% 1.0190 0.799. 0.8312 0.9800o 1.ol7 12
13. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). ... . . . $1.85 $1.93 $1.52 $1.59 $1.82 $1.90 $2.46 $2.59 18
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 16.7 16.2 17.8 17.0 9.7 10.2 14.5 14.2 14-01
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.010 1.06% 1.02% 1.06% 1.080 1.17# 0.97% 0.97 15-1
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . .. $0.17 $0.17 $0.18 $0.18 $0.11 $0.12 $0.14 $0.11 16-01
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road. . . . . .. 81.7 79.0 58.3 55.8 76.6 80.5 173.9 157.7 14-02
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.95% 2.02% 2.18% 2.33 1.82 1.80 1.72 1.73 15-02
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . . . 1.59 $1.59 $1.27 1.30 1.39 1.45 3.0 2.73 16-02
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-03. Miles per passenger per road.... . . . .. 49.6 45.8 36.6 33.6 598 592 96. 76 14-03
15-03. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents). . . . .. 1.79% 1.84% 1.88% 1.96% 1.79i 1.77 1.6.7 1.67 15-03
16-03. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars).... . . $0.89 $0.84 $0.69 $0.66 $1.07 $1.05 $1.61 *1.46 16-03
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. . . . . 59.2 55.4 74.9 69.9 48.1 44.4 48.0 45.2 17
18. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile... . . . ... .1 .0 13.6 16.9 16.3 12.0 11.5 11.7 11.. 18
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.





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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 131 reports of revenue traffic statisticss representing 14. steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month, freight service.* . . .
2. Miles of road operated at close of month, passenger service.* . . .
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . . . . .
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thousands). ...........
5. Freight revenue (whole dollars) . . ...................
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers. ...................
6-02. All other passengers . . . . . ...
6-03. Total . . ..........................
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers . . . . ..
7-02. All other passengers. . . . . . .
7-03. Total. . . . . . . .
8. Passenger revenue (whole dollars):
8-01. Commutation fares . . . . ..
8-02. All other fares .... ..................
8-08. Total . . . . . . .
9. Passenger train-miles . . . . . ..
10. Passenger car-miles . . . . . ..
AVERAGES
FassaT TRAsMc:
11. Miles per revenue ton per road . . . . ..
12. Revenue per ton-mile (cents). . . . . ...
18. Revenue per ton per road (dollars). . . . . ...
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-01. Miles per passenger per road. .................
15-01. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents).................
16-01. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars). . .....
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-02. Miles per passenger per road.. .................
15-02. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) ................
16-02. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . . .
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
14-08. Miles per passenger per road ... . . ...
15-08. Revenue per passenger-mile (cents) . . . ..
16-08. Revenue per passenger per road (dollars) . . . ..
17. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. . . . ......
18. Revenue passepger-miles per car-mile. . . . ......


EASTERN DISTRICT


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION

1937 196197 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 9166


I *I.1 1 I .1I. I. I. I .1.1.1 _______________________ I._____ ______________________


7 307
5 780
62 903 712
7 822 915
$116 925 912

32 989 152
31 238 214
64 227 366

554 907 713
1 633 864 444
2 188 772 157

66 275 340
34 829 859
41 105 199
23 992 877
95 990 955


124.4
1.4925


16.8
1.13%
$0.19

2.3
.130
$1.11

34.1

91.2
22.8


7 373
5 909
60 401 645
7 547 609
$117 186 913

35 357 809
24 863 123
60 220 932

577 858 028
1 362 182 045
1 940 040 073

46 896 033
31 397 .770
38 293 803
23 526 270
89 536 826


25 907
17 663
393 755 302
64 503 647
$611 996 715

55 693 579
36 161 015
91 854 594

1014 183 172
3 381 549 587
4 395 732 75S

10 505 554
75 924 108
86 429 662
66 235 061
296 506 169


26 008
18 31C
381 316 087
61 898 389
$615 978 358

56 878 097
32 210 532
89 088 629

1 027 556 173
2 965 762 561
3 993 318 734

110 832 136
71 445 498
$82 277 634
64 551 641
278 754 102


24 259
16 704
473 470 441
73 298 545
$685 564 841

101 080 198
97 277 434
198 357 632

1 803 041 127
4 583 019 603
6 386 060 730

$17 471 828
$98 399 171
$115 870 999
82 942 539
373 792 202


24 358
16 766
442 315 272
68 446 464
$672 591 886

109 433 755
93 480 279
202 914 034

1 831 029 460
4 079 702 249
5 910 731 709

18 819 272
92 959 906
$111 779 178
81 397 592
359 975 226


5 927
5 374
141 182 187
37 868 569
$ 232 574 614

a/J 214 448
4 627 431
4 641 879

a/ 1 930 5851
399 502 350
401 432 935

j/$25 166
8 415 012
8 440 178
9 653 994
40 258 773:


5 901
5 406
137 522 309
37 158 134
$238 084 767

77 782
4 372 873
4 450 655

1 268 235
365 886 854
367 155 089

$13 518
834 845
848 363
9 651 208
38 736 715


38 522
33 118
218 974 682
43 977 002
$421 552 632

14 142 70C
38 007 672
52 150 373

137 519 631
2 866 634 612
1 004 154 244

$1 484 74S
951 018 082
152 502 8B1
61 116 084
244 672 044


38 641
33 481
203 956 25:
41 155 407
$412 344 799

15 946 665
32 488 012
48 434 477

162 868 341
S602 750 14(
2 765 618 481

$1 910 201
145 569 202
47 479 401
60 850 241
233 756 43:


45 795
31 825
215 153 231
41 779 856
6397 746 023

14 243 134
12 325 701
26 568 835

229 853 368
1 833 183 808
2 063 037 176

$ 2 360443
$32 069 563
$34 430 006
48 991 062
172 915 403


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16.3
1.19
0o.20

24.8
61.26

32.2
$0:141
82.5
21.7


163.8
0.949w
01.55

18.2
1.04%
$0.19

93.5
2.250
$2.10

47.9
1.970
$o. 9
66.4
14.9


162.3
i.9?56


18.1
1.050
$0.15

2.1
$2.22

44.8
2.06
$0.92
61.9
14.31


154. 8
$1-45

17.8
0.970
$0.17

47.1
2.150
$1.01

32.2
1.81%
60.58
77.0
17.1


154.7
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$1.52

16.7
1.030
#0.17

43.6
2.268
60.99

29.1
1.890
0o.55
72.6
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268.2
0.614d
$1.65


1.30%
&7o0.12

86.3
2.110
$1.82

82.9
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$1.74
41.6
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270.2
0.6410
$1.73

16.3
$0.17

83.7
2.114o
$1.79

82.5
$1.76
39.0
9.5


200.8
0.959%
$1.93

9.7
1.086
$0.10

75.4
1.780
$1.34

57.6
1.750
$1.01
49.2
12.3


201.8
1. 002e
$2.02

10.2
1.170
$0.12

80.1



57.1
1.720
$0.98
45.4
11.8


194.2
0.952%
$1.85

16.1
1.0
(o.17

148.7



77.6
1.67%
1. 1
$1.30
42.1
11.9


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32
192 331
39 135
$388 400


13 208 32(
11 890 39f
25 098 711

209 869 33(
1694 160 25!
1904 029 592

$2 173 031
$29 798 38(
$3'1 971 421
47 903 514
162 429 961


203.5
0.992
$2.02

15.9
1.044
$0.16

142.5
1.76%
$2.51

75-9
1.69%
$1.27
39.7
11.7


56 651
41 844
195 743 489
62 645 427
$622 173 818

27 172 216
24 156 748
51 328 964

372 637 202
4 686 959 289
5 059 596 491

$3 484 394
79 218 895
82 703 289
89 491 347
410 688 842


321.1




$0.13

194.0
1.69%
$3.28

98.6
1.630%
*1.61
56.5
12.3


56 742
42 978
178 275 003
57 824 425
$590065 952

28 026 360
24 022 665
52049 025

378 736 86S
4 072 655 752
4 451 392 621

$3 552 169
69 541 922
3094 091
84 526 11C
374 231 572


524.4
1.o020
3.31

13.-
$0.13

169.5
1.71l
$2.89

85.5
91.1
52.7
11.9


29 866
23 058
119 930 736
28 571 812
J284 866 761

288 213
7 681 879
7 970 092

2 305 338
1158 565 490
1160 870 828

$29 621
$21 004 665
$21 034 28e
33 999 094
121711 510


238.2
o. 9970
$2.38

6.0
$0.10

150.8
1.81
$2.73

145.7
1.810
$2.64
34.1
9.5


29 976
23 505
111 629 934
25 744 323
$269 282 7.37

269 725
7 564 167
7 833 892

2 136 117
1 088 883 128
L 091 019 245

$27 192
19 350 566
19 377 758
32 313 995
113 857 865


230 6
I. O4zo
$2.41

7.9
1.27
$0.10

144.o
1.78%
*2.56

139.3
1Z.780
$2:.7,
33.6
9.6


ITEM
NO.


pags 4


* Represents an avTrage of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period. 154727-0 U.S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1938
/ These ltsae Include data reported by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as commtation traffic resulting from the emergency operation of passenger service on account of flood. Excluding such data, the averages for items 14-01, 15-01, and 16-01 would be 14.5 miles, 0.94 cents, and $0.14, respectively.


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