Revenue traffic statistics of class I steam railways in the United States - 1956

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Revenue traffic statistics of class I steam railways in the United States - 1956
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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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1956
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
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Began with Jan. 1925.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-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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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 112 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 120 steam railways %
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)
JANUARY. 1956


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ITEM UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service .............. 222 644 223 038 5 890 5 918 23070 23 078 22 406 22 573. 51366 51569 7891 7 894
2. Passenger service ............. 118 747 122 042 3587 3 593 11201 11 302 10 981 11 526 25 769 26421 4412 4 494
3. Number of revenue tons carried ........ 214932003 179958076 6028018 5075262 37453496 30975042 48591061 38820412 92072575 74870716 19888668 16351237
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thous) 52566074 46086 143 864 8121 755 141 7385 805 6475703 8522022 7024 921 16772638 14255765 5 5388853 419662 9
5. Freight revenue . . . .. 703948606 $625840351 $18700935 $16968022 IL09755664 $96648963 $126339389 &06 143382 $254795 988 $219760367' 53 609 67 6 $43271373
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengerse....... 22071174 22307564 3418653 3414 351 4137055 4154001 8224201 8492917 15779909 16061269 8516 8077
6-02. Allother passengers . . 15066452 15290773 1651712 1802 605 2 303 660 2 328646 6731564 6577 407 10686 936 10708658 340890 336651
6-03.Total . . . ... 37137626 37598337 5070365 5216956 6440715 6482647 14955765 15070324 26466845 26769927 349406 344728
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers'. ...... 431226225 427484573 72710507 71277720 78484673 77670546 171224865 173607674 322420045' 322555940 213647 198471
7-02. All other passengers . . 2017319807 2 059994849 124114628' 123982190 327 509 604 338129120 421869419 424233187 873 493 651 886344497 49229990 47988814
7-03. Total . . . .. 2448546032 2487479422 196825135 195259910 405994277 415799666 593094284 597840861 1195913696 1 208900437 49443637 48187285
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01. Commutationfares . . 9348060 8955983 300622 1 261916 61853193 $1818176 $4029622 $3811750 67183437 $6891842 $3625 3 221
8-02. All other fares............. $55711779 656303718 (3867168. 3834258 69750192 10108222 $14423838 14367095 628041198 628309575 61406447 61403298
8-03.Total ............... $. 65059839 165259701 65167790 65096174 $11603385 611926398. (18453460 618178845 5 35224635 $(35201417 $1410072 $1406519
9. Passenger service train revenue/ . .$100927338 $103224728 $6786 600 $6689127 $17729043 $18155032 24 458884 $24695 569 X8 974527 $49539728 $2393038 S8507079
10. Passenger train-miles . . ... 25061185 26053582 1417141 1482 676 3902 738 3897904 4694334 4840142 10014213 10220722 655442 699606
11. Passenger carrying car-miles ......... 1360.32616 141901046 6589451 6863691 21547048 22093646 28,531303 29848.153 56667802 58805490 3509972 3703965
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 244.6 256.1 143,5 148.8 197.2 209.1 175.4 181.0 182.2 190.4 278.5 256.7
13.Revenueperton-mile . . 1.339 358 2.162 2.247# 1.4860 1.4920 1.L830 1.5114 1.519i 1.542% 0.9690 1.031U
14. Revenue per ton perroad. . . $3.28 (3.48 $3.10 $3.34 $2.93 $3.12 $2.60 $2.73 $2.77 $2.94 $2.70 $2.65
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:'
15-01. Miles per passenger per road. . 19.5 19.2 21.3 20.9 19.0 18.7 20.8 20.4 20.4 20.1 25.1 24.6
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.17 2.10% 1.790 1.77! 2.160 2.~4 2.5 2.200 2.234 2.14 1.70 1.620
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road $0.4238 0.37 0.4"5 0o.44 2o49 $0.45 .0 46 o.43 $0.43 0.40
ALL OTHERn PASSENGER TRAFFIC: 0 T .4 .4 0.3 $.
15-02. Miles perpassenger per road. . 133.9 134.7 75.1 68.8 142.2 145.2 62.7 64.5 81.7 82.8 144.4 142.5
1602. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.76 2.73 3.12 3.09 2.98 2.99 3.42 3.39 3.21 3.19 2.860 2.92
17-02. Revenue per passenger perroad. $3-70 $3.68 $2.34 $2.13 $4.23 $4.34 2.14 $2.18 $2.62 $2.64 $4.13 $4.17
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road. . 65.9 66.2 38.8 37.4 63.0 64.1 397 397 45.2 45.2 141 .5 139 8
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile 2.660 2.62? 2.63 2.610 2.860 2.87% 3.11 3?.074 2.95% 2.9' .2.985 2.92,
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road. $1.75 $1.74 $1.02 60.98 $1.80 $1.84 $1.23 $1.21 $1.33 $1.31 $4.04 $4.08
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 97.7 95.5 138.9 131.7 104.0 106.7 126.3 123.5 119.4 118.3 75.4 68.9
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 18.0 17.5 29.9 28.4 18.8 18.8 20.8 20.0 21.1 20.6 14.1 13.0
EASTERN DISTRICT
INITEM CLDING SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION

1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service . . . 59257 59463 37252 37334 45023 45073 53 41 53708 27 411 27460 126135 126241
2. Passenger service . . . 30181 30915 19018 19682 22795 23208 30715 31486 16038 16751 69548 71445
3. Number of revenue tons carried ........ 111961243 91221953 40660126, 34388538 17454035 15562896 26326778 23307464 18529821 15477225 62310634 54347585
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thous). 22311521 18452394 8264593 7342686 5589718 5114020 11493149 10823681 4907093 4353362 21989960 20291063
5. Freightrevenue. . . . $308465664 63031740 $10612200 98111648 74067404 $68462076 $151927600 $137933 839 $63365938 $58301048 $289360942 4264696963
6. Number of revenue, passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers'. ...... 15788425 16069346 2276312 2415907 2131061 1925671 1874398 1891634 978 5006 4006437 3822311
6-02. All other passengers . . 11027826 11045 309 1153538. 1252 376 1062228 1015 407 1423525 1526004 399335 451 675 2 885088 2993086
6-03.Total . . . 26816251 27114655 3429850; 3668285 3193289 2941078 3297923 3417638 400313 456681 6891525 68153597
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers. . 322633692 322754411 283622.90 29428614 44991766 39280854 : 35228697 35939392 9780 81302 80230243 75301548
7-02. llotherpassengers . . 922723641 934333 311 316677640 322946654 167604845 167235217 505112253 518952 50 3 105201428 116527164 777918526 602714884
7-03. rotal ... . .... 1245357333 1257087722 .345039 930 352375266 '212 596 611 206516071 -540 340 950 554891895 105211208 116608466 858148769 878016432
8. Passenf r revenue:
8-01 Commutation fares. ........ 7 187062 $6895063 $689152 $721097 (B39101 $744940 $632578 $593967 $167 $916 $1471846 $ 339823
8-02. Allotherfares. ........... 9447645 29 712 873 68669879 $8603 228 63763116 $ 665 242 611263740. 611447182 82567399 62875193 17594255 617987617
8-0 Total ............... 36634 707 36607936 $9359031. $9324325 64602217 4410 184 11896 318 12041149 62567566 62876109 5.9066101 19327440
9. Passenger service trainrevenue ./ ... (51367565 $52046807 15018542 15617765 $8368833 68466468 $20849478 $21393443 $5322920 $5700245 $54541231 835560156
10. Passenger train-miles . . . 10669655 10920328 3653593 3932233 30 36664 3179940 5925081 6113427 1776192 1907654 10737937 11201021
11. Passenger carrying car-miles ......... 60177774 62509455 22348580 23382392 12913402 13416797 32706074 33944738 7 86 78 6 8647664 53506262 56009199
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 199.3 202.3 203.3. 213.5 320.3 328.6 436.6 464.4 264.8 281.3 352.9 373.4
13. Revenue per ton-mile ......... 1.381.421. 1336 1.1.339 1.3220 1.274% 1.2910 1.3390 1.316% 1.3050
14. Revenue per ton per road ......... $2.76 $2.88 $2.61 $2.85 04.24 e4.40 $5.77 $5.92 $3.42 3.77 $4.64 $4.87
CoMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road . 20.4 20.1 12.5 12.2 21.1 20.4 18.8 19.0 10.0 16.2 20.0 19.7
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile,2 2.23 2.14 2.43 2.45 1.87 1.90 1.80 1.65 1.71% 1.13% 1.830 1.780
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road (0.46 0.43 0.30 0.30 60.39 60.39 0.34 0.31 $0.17 60.18 #0.37 60.35
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC;
15-02. Miles per passenger per road. . 83.7 84.6 274.5 257.9 157.8 164.7 354.8 340.1 263.4 258.0 269.6 268.2
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . 3.193 3.180 2.74z 2.660 2.25 2.190 2.235 2.231 2.44, 2.478 2.26% 2.240
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road . $2.67 $2.69 $7.52 $6.87 $3.54 $3.61 $7.91 67.50 $6.43 $6.37 66.10 $6.01
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road. . 46.4 46.4 100.6 96.1 66.6 70.2 163.8 162.4 262.8 255.3 124.5 128.8
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.940 2.910 2.710 2.650 2.16# 2.140 2.20% 2.17# 2.441 2.470 2.220 2.200
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road . $1.37 $1.35 $2.73 $2.54 $1.44 $1.50 $3.61 $3.52 $6.41 $6.30 $2.77 $2.84
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 116.7 115.1 94.4 89.6 70.0 64.9 91.2 90.8 59.2 61.1 79.9 78.4
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 20.7 20.1 15.4 15.1 16.5 15.4 16.5 16.3 13.3 13.5 16.0 15.7


0 Exoludes the Litohfield & Madison Ry. Co. Report received too late for publication.
* Includes Commutation and Multiple Ride
1/ Includes dining and buffet service.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 113 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 121 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


SttemRt No. MN (OS.D)
FEBRUARY 1956


FOR THE MONTE OF PEBRUA 1956 AND 1955

UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service . . . 222642 223038 5890 5 918 22974 23 078 22 450 22617 51314 51613 7891 7 877
2. Passengerservice . . . 118 331 121 54 5 3 587 3 594 11 168 11 302 10 928 11 522 25 683 26 418 4169 4 515
3. Numberofrevenueton carried ........ 208935346 177050353 5879930 4978213 36408309 30285990 48674796 38208744 90963035 73472947 19702298 15448792
4. Number ofrevenuetonscarriedonemile (thous) 51361862 44504 783 850152 741 188 7219764 6281 201 8462 361 6775 378 16532277 13797 767 5 276 814 35952224
5. Freightrevenue. .............. 695 429 327 614 924 902 618 788176 $16126867 0108099902 $95105612 (125 695153 104210050 6252583231 $215 442 589 $52852 754 (41346837
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01.Commutationpassengers. .. .... 20334038 20112698 3147177 3048291 3829867 3780846 7603905 7648291 14580949 14477428 8483 7801
6-02. Al other pasengers . ... 13732430 13396659 1803577 1731894 2084072 2012818 5966662 5880939 9854311 9625651 281.438 277120
6-03. Total . . . 34066468 33509357 4950 754 4780185 5913939 5793664 13570567 13529230 24435260 24103079 289921 284921
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutationpassengers'. ... 392 307197 383591 849 66080245 64184.633 72258916 70980240 157122 790 155292339 295 461 951 290457212 208649 194358
7-02. Allotherpassengers . . 1708981026 1675350428 125346800 120693871 270059816 264234334 352193568 347659657 747600184 732587862 40381461 39244577
7-03.Total . . . 2101288223 2058942277 '191427045 184878504 342318732 335214574 509316358 502951996 1043062135 1023045074 40590110 39438935
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01.Commutationfares. . . 8601730 8062540 1190726 $1126980 61702367 $1655126 $3726849 $3436514 $6619942 $6218620 53597 53082
8-02. Allotherfares... ...... 8644396 72830908 775363. 3609467 $8590722 68202998 L12265303 O11964786 924631388 (23777251 1256588, (1165919
8-03.Total . . . .. $57246126 5293448 4 966089 $4736447 10293089 $9858124 $15992152 .5401300 631251330 $29995871 3 260185 l1169001
9. Passenger service train revenue . (93 626693 $90 717 017 $6608148 $6333 630 316 536 416 815 544 157 $22 127 386 $21750393 $45 271 950 $43628 180 2 265442 $2170 657
10. Passengertrain-miles. ............ 23320536 23371979 1337103 1347916 3609080 3496316 4400885 4405552 9347068 9249784 598926 632423
11. Passenger carrying ear-miles . .... 122774 638 121 524 909 6 2580474 62.53 787 18700982 18399 872 26344417 25929471 51 ,03873 50 583 130 3104213 3176165
AVERAGES
FRagoHT TRArric:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 245.8 251.4 144.6 148.9 198.3 207.4 173.9 177.3 181.7 187.8 267.8 255.8
13. Revenue per ton-mile ......... 1.354 1.3820 2.2104 2.1760 1.4974 1.5144 1.485% 1.538% 1.5280 1.5610 1.0020 1.0460
Co4. avenue pertonper road 333 3.47 $3.20 *3.24 *2.97 $*.14 $2.58 $2.73 2.78 $2.93 $2.68 $2.68
COMMUTATION PAssE5nia TRAJTe:"
15-01. Miles per passenger per road . 19.3 19.1 21.0 21.1 18.9 18.8 20.7 20.3 20 20.1 24.6 24.9
16-01. Revenue perpassenger-mile 2.19 2.10 1.80 1.76, 2.36 2.338 20.37 2.21 2. 2.14 1 724 1.9
17-01. Revenue per s per road 0.42 $0.40 $0.38 0.37 *44 044 9 $0.45 o0.45 2.143 to.42
15-02. Miles per passenger per road ..... 124.4 125.1 69.5 69.7 129.6. 131.3 59.0 59.1 75.9 76.1 143.5 141.6
16-02. Revenue per paseenger-mile . .. 2. 2.82 3.01. 2.99 3.18% 3.10% 3.48% 3.44 3.290 3.25 3.11% 2.97
17-02, Revenue per passenger per road .... 3.54 $3.53 $2.09 $2.08 $4.12 64.08 $2.06 $2.03 $2.50 $2.47 4.46 4.21
TOTAL PASSENoma TRArJIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road. . 61.7 61.4 38.7 38.7 57.9 57.9 37.5 37.2 42.7 42.4 140.0 138.4
1-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.72 2.69 2.59 2.56 1 2.9 3.1.01. 3.06 3.oo00 2.934 .o 2.960
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road $1.68 $1.65 $1.00 10.99 $1.74 $1.70 $1.18 $1.14 $1.28 (1.24 4 35 $4.10
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 90.1 88.1 143.2 137.2 94.8 95.9 115.7 114.2 111.6 110.6 67.8 62.4
19. Revenue paaeenger-miles per ear-mile 17.1 16.9 30.6 29.6 18.3 18.2 19.3 19.4 20.3 20.2 13.1 12.4
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM INCL uWDS SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1_956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service . . ... 59205 59490 37 252 37 334 44994 45 045 53 720 53 708 27 471, 27461 126185 126214
2. Passengerserice . . . 29852 30933 19027 19633 22795 23208 30 619 31326 16038 1644 5: 69452 70979
3. Number of revenue tons carried.... . 110665333 88921739 39504307 34432381 16866,488 15257265 25209851. 23047240 16689367 15391728 58765706 53696233
4. Numberof revenuetoszearriedone mile(thou) 21 809091 17749 991 7 947965 7162 031 5 504616 4896 192 11261 587 10409 490 4838603 4287 079 21604806 19598761
5. Freightrevenue. .. . .. . (305435985 $256789366 $105 375,714 (96650873 (73427277 $67240125 148508679 137007592 (62681672 $57236946 $284617628 (261484663
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01.Commutation passengers'. ...... 14589432 14485229 2163653 2136583 1831771 1753584 1748268 1732933 914 4369 3580953 0490886
6-02. Allotherpassengers . . .10135749 9902771 '946993 964375 976701 912809 1320945 1259573 352042 357131 2649688 2529513
6-0&3. Total . . . 24725181 24388000: 3110646 0100 958 2808472 2666393 3069213 2992 506 352956 361 500 o230 641 6020399
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutationpassengers .. ... 295670600 290651.570 27065996 25892367 36805935 34016092 02 755 526, 32962143 9140 69675 69570601 G67047912
7-02. All other passengers . .. 787981.645. 771 832 439 268072264 262863984 138328160 144577000 421779065 401008767 92819892 95068238 652927117 640654005
7-03. otal... ... ...... 1083652245 1062484009 295138260 288756351 175134095 178593092 454534591 433970912 92829032 95137913 722497718 707701917
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01 Commutationfares'. ..... .$6623539 $6221 702 (657431 $637337 : 722280 (656621 $598326 (546 029 (154 51 1320760 1203 501
8-02 Allotherfare. . .... 25887976 84943 110 7610773 7475200 3118891 3174021 $9769 371 9306172 2257385 2332345 15145647 1481253
8-0&. Total . . 511515 $31164872 68268204 $8112537 63841171 (830642 (10367697 (9852201 (2257539 62333196 (16466407 616016039
9. Passengerservice trainrevenue .*...... $47537392 $45798837 614189876 $13926303 7554941 7435974 619223013 $18560268 ($5121471 ($4995635 31899425 30991877
10. Passengertrain-miles . . . 9945994 '9882207 3396302 3509136 2842770 2860496 5477052 5416884 1658418 1703256 9'978240 9980636
11. Passengerrryingar-miles . . 5440086 53,7995 20 089 006 20 508 54 4 11754961 11495 7.59 29379-989 28427675 7142596 7339636 482.77 546 47263070
AVERAGES
FRIorHT TBauIC:
12 MilesperreveueLouperroad 19199.9. .. .6 ...1 201.2 208.0 326.4 320.9 4".7 451
13. Revenue per ton-mile O 1.7 289.9 278567.6.9
lg001.440 13a0 um.3400 .1.320 1.43Z T 1.31 1.3160 1.2950 1
14. Revenue perL ton per road. $2.76 62.89 $2.6? 2.81 3.35 6.8 3. 3.76 3.72
Com rra'tAion PiIamxpaz Tam$5c 372.
15-01. Miles perepasenger per road .20.? 20.1 12.5 12.1 20.1 19.4 18.7 19.0 10.0 15.9 19. 19.2
16-41. Revenue per pssengerelds 2.24 2.14% 2.3 2.461 1.96% 1.9 1.83 1.66" 1.68 1.22 1.904o1
17-01. Revenue per pee per read'. 60.45 00.43 0.30 *0.30 $0.39 6s. o0.3 0.32 0.17 to0.19 0.37
Au. OTrnx PAMENoE TmItc:
15-02 Miles per passenger perrad .... 77.7 77.9 283.1 272.6 141.6 158.4 319.3 318.4 263.7 2662.
6-02. Revenue per paise-ule ..... _3.29% 3.23% 2.840 2.84% 2.25% 2.20% 2320 ..320.2.430% 2.42 2.2



18. Revenuepaesanger-miles per car-mile 109.0 1079. 17 1486.92.3 61.6 62.4. l 72

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BUREAU OF nTANsPOWr ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 113 report of revenue traffic sdttitic. repismaIting 121 twem railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statemt N. 3-22 (OS-D)


FOR TVO NOTHS ENDED VIT H F1BRWX 1956 AMD 1955

UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at doe of month:
1. Freightauerv~* .......... 222690 225047 5690 5918 23022 23078 22450 22617 51362 51 613 7891 7886
2. PamenMeraervis #............ 118541 121795 3587 3594 11185 11302 10954 11524 25726 26420 4292 4505
3. Number frenuetoseared. . 423472854 357242328 11907948 1053 475 73 81 805 61261032 97741487 77283804 183511240 148598311 39590966 31800029
4. Numberofermenuetonaeared mmile(thous) 103938970 90596163 1714963 1496329 14 605 569 12756904 216995418 13805536 33315950 28058769 10815697 8148853
6. Freightr veue ..... . .. 11 399 695 299 241036 544 (37 4891IL1 33094889 1217 855566 $191754 575 *252352608 $210624724 $507697285 $435474188 0 106 522 430 (84 618210
6. Number of revenue paengers car ried:
6-01.Commutation pangers.. . 42405212 42420262 6 65 830 '6462642 7966922 7934847 15828106 16 14120 8 30360858 30538697 16999 15878
6-02. All other passengers ........... 28798882 28687432 3435289 3534499 4387732 4341464 12698226 12458346 20541247 20334309 622328 613771
6-41. Total .. ... ..... 71204094 71107694 10021119 9997141 12354654 12276311 28526332 28599554 50902105 50873006 639327 629649
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation peamagers. ....... 823533422 811076422 1387907523 135462353 150743589 148 650786 328 347 655 328900013 617881996 613013152 422296 392829
7-02. AD other p.assae ........ 3726300833 3735345277 249461428 244676061 597569420 602363454 774062987 771892844 1621093835 1618932359 89611451 87233391
7-03. Total ................ 4 549 8342 855 4546421699 38825P1.80 380138414 748313009 751014240 1102410642 1100 792857 2238975831 2 231 945511 900335747 87626220
8. s Penger revenue:
8.01. Commutation faree.. ....... $17949789 $17018523 *2491348 2 388896 $3555560 $3473302 $7756470 (7248264 13803378 13110462 $7222 $6303
S-02.Allother fare .........104356128 9103534626 87642531 7443725 $18340914 $18311220 (26689141 26331881 52672586 (52086826 (2663035 $2569217
8-3. Total . . . 12230591'7 120 553149 10 133879 9 832621 21 896 474 2178422 34 445 611 33580145 66475 964 6519728 8 2670257 575520
9. Pas wer rvieetrain revenueJ/ $194 554 485 (193940891 (13394748 $13022757 $34 265 459 $33 697890. (46586270 (46 445962 (94246477 (93166609 ($4658480 $4677736
10.Pa ertrain-me ............ 48381721 49425561 2754244 2830592 7511818 7394220 9095219 9245694 19361,281 .1947055b6 1254368 1332029
11. Passenger carrying armee .... ... 258847254 263425955 12 847925 13117478 40288030 40493518. 54875720 55 777624 108011675 109388620 6,614185 6 880130
AVERAGES
FaionT Tunmc:
12. Milesper revenue ton per road ...... 245.4 253.6 144.0 148.8 197.7 208.2 173.9 178.6 181.1888 272 2
13. Rvenue per ton-mie . . 1.347 1.370 2.186 2.212 1.4920 1.503% 1. 4 1. 5260 1.5 2 1. 5520 0.2 25'
1.vup tn r.552..0.98% 1.0
m 4. ,m -suP toame .. ..... $ 3.31 $3.47 13.15 $3.29 $2.95 $3.13 t2. $2.73 $2.77 42.93 $2.69 $2.66
l-01.Miles perpaeer per road. . 19.4 19.1 21.1 21.0 18.9 18.7 20.7 20. 20.4 20.1 24.8 24.
1-l. Revenue per pa*engermi ... 18 2.100 1.800 1.76 2.36 2.34 2.6 2.20 2.23 2.14 1.71 1.67%
17. ORneperm per road . 0.42 0.40 38 $0.37 045 o4 0o.:49 0o.5 o.05 $o.3 o0.42 0.40
1-2. ilesper pae perP d ...... 129.4 130.2 72.2 69.2 136.2 138.7 61.0 62.0 78.9 79.6 144.0 142.1
16-02. Revenue per pa.eng ..nle ... 2.80 2.77% 3.06% 3.04 .97f 3.04 3.45% 3.410 3.% 3.22% 2.970 2.950
17-42.Revenueper engerperroad .. 3.62 $3.61 $2.21 $2.11 >*1 8 t8'22 *2.10 2.11' 2.56 $2.56 *4.28 :4.19
ToTAl. PAmEzNo TaAPmC:
15-03. ilper pss ngerper road ...... 63.9 63.9. 38.7 38.0 60.6 61.2 38.6 38.5 44.0 43.9 140.8 1119.2
16-03. Revenue perpassenger-mile ...... 2.69 2.650 2.610 2.59% 2.93 2.90 3.12% .65f 2.979 2.92% 2.97 2.94
17-W0. Revenue per passenger per road $1.72 $1.70 $1.01 (0.98 (1.77 (1.77 $1.21 (1.17 $1.31 $1.28 *4.18 $4.09
18. Revenue peeger-mil pertrain-mile. 94.0 92.0 141.0 134.3 99.6 101.6 121.2 119.1 11 .6 114.6 .65.
19. Revenuepassenger-mnles per ear-mile 17.6 17.3 30.2 29.0 18.6 18.. 20.1 19.7 2 .7 o1. .1..__6 8
EASTERN DISTRICT
I CLuCiDI SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION_ _
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 > 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service #............. 59253 59499 37252 37334 44994 45045 53720 53708 27471 27461 126185 126214
2. PassengerIervice#. . . 30018 30925 19023 19658 22795 23208 30667 31406 16038 16598 69500 71212
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . 223102206 180398340 80136037 68800170 34320523 30820161 51536629 46354704 34 377459 30868953 120234611 108043818
4. Numberof revenuetonscarriedone mile(thous) 44 131 647 36 207 622 16 212 558 14 504 717 11094 333 10010212 22 754 736 21 233 171 9 745 696 8 640 441 43 594 765 39 883 884
5.Freight revenue................ ($614819715 ($200923968 211497714 $194762520 (147494681 *135702201 300436279 274941431 6126046910 115537994 (573977870 (5826181626
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpaesengers.. ...... 30377857 30554575 4439965 4552490 3962832 3679255 3622666 3624567 1892 9375 7587390 7313197
0-02. All otherpaasengers . ... 21163575 20948080 2100531 221.6753 2038929 1928216 28744470 2785577 751377 808806 5534776 5522599
6-03. Total ............... 51541432 51502655 6540496 6769243 6001761 5607471 6367136 6410144. 753269 818181 13122166 12835796
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation paesngers* . 618304292 613 405981 554288286 55320981 81 797 701 7329694 67984223 68901537 18920 150977 149 800844 142 349460
7-02:Ul other psengers........... 1710705286 1706165750 584749904 585810638 305933005 311812217 926891318 919961270 198021320 211595402 1430845643 1443368889
7-. rotal ............. ... 2329009578 2319571731 640178190 641131619 387730706 385109163 994875541 988862807 198040240 211746379 1580646487 1585718349
8. Passent r revenue:
8-41 Commutationfares ......... 13810600 613116745 $1546583 $1358434 $1561381 41401561 $1230904 *1159996 $321 a 7 6 7 8792606 $2543384
8-02 All otherfares . . 55335 621 (54656043 16280652 i16078428 6888007 6839 26 *21033064 20753354 94824784 (5207538 38739855 432800155
8-Oh Total .............. (69146221 *67772808 f17627235 8174368628 8443388 240884 8228263968 228189 350 4 825105 50.29 305 835532461 35343479
9. Paeengerservie trainrevenue ... ... 98904957 $97844345 (29208872 29544513 (15923774 $15 ,02442 $40072491 (399553711 $10444391 10 695880 $66440656 6 66 552033
10. Pamengertrain-mile . ... 20615649 20802535 7049895 7441369 5879434 6040436 11402133 11530311 3434610 361091:0 20716177 2118165r7
11. Pamenger carryingar-miles .... 114 65860 116 268 753 42 417 586 43 884936 24668363 24 912556 62 086063 68 2372413 15029382 15 987 300 101783 808 1032 872869
AVERAGES
F muaoar T7aac:
12. Milesperrevenue ton perroad ...... 197.8 200.7 202.3 210.8 323.3 324.8 441.5 458.1 283.5 279.9 362.6 369.1
13. Revenue per ton-mile .. 1.3920 1.4360 1.305I 1.343- 1.329% ,.356' 1.320% 1.295. 1.2935 1.3370 1.317% 1*.319
14. Revenuper ton per rad . 2.75 2.88 $.64 $2.83 4.30 4.40 5.83 5.93 3.67 3.74 4.77 4.87
Comtrario PassXsans Taawc:*
15-: Mileper paeeenger per road ...... 20.4 20.1 12.5 12.2 20.6 19.9 18.8 19.0 10.0 16.1 19.7 19.5
16-01. revenue per paenermile . 2.23 2.1442.42.4.60 1914 1.91 1.81% 1.650 1.700 1.170 1.86 1.79w
17-01. Revenue per passengerpes road . 0..45 0.43 (0.30 (0.30o *.39 (0.38 *0.34 (0.31 (0.17 40.19 (0.37 o0.35
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15-02. Miles per passengerperroad. . 80.8 81.4 278.4 264. 10.0 161.7 337.7 330. 263.5. 261.6 258.5 261.4
16-O Revenuepapesnmer-mle . 3.2 3.200 2.78% 2.7 2.25 2.19% 2.27% 2.2% 2.4 2.46% 2.29 2.2
17-0. Revenue pe enerper road 2.6 2.61 (7.75 $7.25 $3.38 $3.55 $7.66 $7.45 $6.42 $6.44 $5.92 (5.
TOTAL PA=nrinua c:
1-03. Miles per paenger per ad. . 45.2 45.0 97.9 94.7 64.6 68.7. 156. 154.3 262. 258.8 120.5 123.5
-0S.Reven perpaengr-mile 2.97 2.92, 2.75% 2.72% 2.18% 2.142.2 2.210 2.44 2.460 2.25% 2.230
17-03. Reveue per passenger perroad .. $1.34 1.32 $2.70 2.58 1.41 (1.47 *3.50 3.42 $6.41 $6.37 $2.71 n2.75
18. Revenuespaaeger-milpertrain-mile. 113.0 111.5 90.8 8.62 65.9 63.8 7. 85.8 57.7 58.6 76.3 74
19. Revenue paser-miles per ear-mile 20.3 20.0 15.1 14.6 15.7 15.5 16.0 15.9 j 13.2 13.2 15.5 15.4
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BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 1956 AND 1955


Statemet No. M-220 (OSD) .
MARCH 1956 L





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UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS
ITEM 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 V55
-AGGREGATES -.-
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service. ................... 222629 222999 5890 5918 28974 23078 22449 22617 51313 51613 7891 78 7Y
2. Passenger service ............. 117739 121469 3587 3594 11168 11302 10 829 11459 25584 26355 411 9 4515
3. Number of revenue tons carried........ 220287778 200309976 6127630 6094953 37351778 34643917 51,728438 44483032 95207846 85221902 20593280 17966211
4. Number-of revenue ton&oarried onemile(thous). 54847 935 49529999 893786 844828 7709197 685&9128 9137526 7664853 17740509 15368809 5406239 4614199
5. Freight revenue... .. ....... $ 759673114 $705 377837 $20353967 1%9566680 $118303780 $109 251>650 $136 777166 $119 240244 $2754349135 248058574 J56905303 $47846634
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
-01. Commutationpassengerse. ....... 21140875 21791327 3305208 3412028 4069617 4035038 7977141 8257586 1.5351966 15704652 9036 8292
6-02. All other passengers . . 15073 993 13 779278 1978208 1759308 2253299 2077600 6716671 6107211 10948178 9944119 321742 295504
6-03. Total . ... ...... 36214868 35570605 5283416 5171 336 6322 916 6112638 14693812 14364797 26300144 25648771 330778 303796
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01.Commutation passengers* . 405783899 411486522 70019 439 7137371.3 76154431., 74490128 164451159 166 358 254 310625029 312222095 222323 202605
7-02.Allotherpassengers . . 1793977494 1706637177 133117146 116780988 275287476 267496021 378512099 350976086 786916721 735253095 46247373 42346809
7-03.Total . . . 2199761393 2118123699 203136585 188154701 351441907 341986149 542963258 517334340 1097541750 1047475190 46469696 42549414
8. Passenger revenue:
8-0.lCoemmutation fares ......... ......... 08856084 $8 625 0'01 $1254870 $1263970 *1750782 $1699168 $3902695 $3694907 06908347 (6658065 (3865 13220
8-02.Allotherfares. . . 50817046 647855293 63967208 (3538545 9 104734 $8624322 $13038590 $12016840 26110532 024179707 13 22 598 $1226698
8-03. Total... . . .... 59673130 656480294 5 222078 6 4802515 0855516 #10323510 $16941285 $15 711747 633018879 630837772 $1326463 01229918
9. Passenger service train revenue . . 102646452 $98653844 $7037191 $6689812 $18211198 $16944712 $24290547 $23134440 $49538936 $46768964 $2563708 $2517231
10. Passenger train-miles . . 25014471 25446604 1431562 1507255 3871466 3904443 4739676 4795652 10042704, 10207350 645666. 701103
11. Passenger carrying car-miles . . 131189092 131412691 6569596 6795902 19917459 20008377 28234321 28163584 54721376 54967863 3454162 3515519
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 249.0 247.3 145.9 138.6 206.4 198.0 176.6 172.3 186.3 180.3 262.5 256.8
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . 1.3851 1.424% 2.2770 2.316% 1.5351 1.593% 1.4970 1.556% 1.5530 1.6144 1.05,3 1.0370
14. Revenue per ton per road. . . 3.45 $3.52 $3.32 $3.21 $3.17 $3.15 $2.64 $2.68 $2.89 $2.91 $2.76 t2.66
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:"
15-01. Miles perpassenger,per road. . 19.2 18.9 21.2 20.9 18.7 18.5 20.6 20.1 20.2 19.9 24.6 24.4
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.18# 2.100 1.790 1.77# 2.30% 2.28# 2.37% 2.22% 2.22# 2.13# 1.74% 1.590
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road 0.42 $0.40 $0.38 60.37 (0.43 #0.42 0.49 0.4 25 0.45 ,0.42 0o.43 40.39
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road. . 119.0 123.9 67.3 66.4 122.2 128.8 56.4 57.5 71.9 73.9 143.7 143.3
16-02, Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.832 2.80 2.988 3.03% 3.310 3.22 3.44, 3.420 3.32% 3.29 2.86 2.90
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road 3.37 $3.47 $2.01 02.01 64.04 (4.15 $1.94 01.97 $2.38 $2.43 $4.11 $4.15
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road . 60.7 59.5 38.4 36.4 55.6 55.9 37.0 36.0 41.7 40.8 140.5 140.1
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.71 2.67 2.57 2.55 3.09% 3.02% 3.12% 3.040 3.01% 2.940 2.85 2.89%
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road . 1.65 $1.59 $0.99 $0.93 $1.72 $1.69 $1.15 1.09 $1.26 (1.20 $4.01 $4.05
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 87.9 83.2 141.9 124.8 90.8 87.6 114.6 107.9 109.3 102.6 72.0 60.7
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 16.8 16.1 30.9 27.7 17.6 17.1 19.2 18.4 20.1 19.1 13.5 12.1
EASTERN DISTRICT
T.M.C -IuCMLOzIN SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION

1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service . . . 59 204 59 490 37252 37 334 44 995 45027 53709 53 688 27 471 27 460 126173 126175
2. Passenger service . . . 29703 30 870 19027 19633 22 560 23208 30 411 31 326 16 038 16432 "69 009 70,966
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . 115801126 103188113 40734965 35111664 17996136 17284537 27776697 27329686 17978854 17395976 63751687 62010199
4. Numberof revenuetons carriedonemile (thous) 23146 748 19 983 O b 8 315 170 7 257 183 5858029 5 559 840 12 336 330 11819019 5191 658 4 910949 23386017 22 289 808
5. Freight revenue................ ($832 340216 $295905206 $114569217 $102404995 $78463369 $75359408 $165508576 $164715086 $68791736 $66993140 $312763.681 $307067634
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers: . 15361002 15712944 2149488 2318903 1748097 1835923 1882288 1923557 3630385 3759480
6-02. All other passengers ......... 11269920 10239623 1065065 955700 1031190 935070 1391911 1316272 315907 332613 273900 2583955
6-03. Total . . . .... 26 630 922 25952 567 3214 553 3274603 2 779 287 2770 993 3274199 3239 829 315 907 332 613 6369393 6343435
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers*. . 310 847 352 312424700 26185977 27786304 34213233 35416898 34537337 35858620 686750570 71275518
7-02. Ulother passengers ......... 633164094 777599904 291783273 258385955 1472606870 148572533 434502930 431373262 87266327 90705523. 669030127 670651318
7-03. rotal ............... 1144011446 1090024604 317969250 286172259 181474103 183989431 469040267 467231882 87266-327 90705523 737780697 741'926836
8. Passent r revenue:
8-01 Commutation fares* ......... $6912 212 $6661265 $644137 $687556. $674040 $690016 $625695 $586142 .1299735 $1276160
8-02 Allotherfares.............. $27 433130 $25406405 $7858205 $6922 265 63311477 $03301581 $10038 864 $9971 446 $2175370 $2 253 596 $15525711 (15526623
8-0 Total .............. $34345342 $32067690 08502342 7 609821 $3985517 (3991599 $1.0664559 $10 557588 6 2175 370 $2 53596 16825446 616808783
9. Passenger service train revenue J...... $52102644 $49286195 $15623412 $14108806 $8273382 $8462326 21275021 $21293184 $5371993 $5503533 $34920396 $35258843
10. Passenger train-miles . . . 10688370 10908453 3649795 3499061 3040150 314485'6 5866012 6023145 1770144 1871089 10676306 11039090
11. Passenger carrying car-miles . ... 58175538 58483382 21 886 301 20 646079 12 6,30479 12859130 31116687 31749 657 7380087 7 674 243 51127 253 52283230
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 199.9 193.7 204.1 206.7 325.5 321.7 444.1 432.5 288.8 282.3 366.8 359.5
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . 1.436 1.481 1.378 1.411 1.3390 1.3550 1.3420 1.3940 1.3250 1.3640 1.3370 1.3786
14. Revenue per ton per road . . 2.87 02.87 $2.81 $2.92 $4.36 $ .36 05.96 $6.03 $3.83 $3.85 $4.91 $4.95
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-01. Miles per passenger per road . .. 20.2 19.9 12.2 12.0 19.6 19.3 18.3 18.6 18.9 19.0
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.22% 2.13% 2.46% 2.47% 1.97% 1.95% 1.81 1.63 1.890 1.790
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road . 0.45 0.42 60.30 60.30 t0.39 60.38 $0.33 $0.30 0.36 00.34
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road . .. 73.9 75.9 274.0 270.4 142.8 158.9 312.2 327.7 276.2 272.7 244.3 259.5
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . 3.29 3.27 2.690 2.68% 2.250 2.22e 2.31% 2.31% 2.490 2.48% 2.32% 2.320
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road . $2.43 $2.48 07.38 $7.24 $3.21 03.53 47.21 47.58 $6.89 $6.78 $5.67 $6.01
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road. . 43.0 42.0 98.9 87.4 65.3 66.4 143.3 144.2 276.2 272.7 115.8 117.0
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 3.00 2.94 2.67 2.66 2.20 2.17 2.270 2.26 2.49 2.48 2.28 2.26
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road . 1.29 $1.24 $2.64 $2.32 $1.43 $1.44 43.26 $3.26 6.89 6.78 2.64 2.65
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 107.0 99.9 87.1 81.8 59.7 58.5 80.0 77.6 49.3 48.5 69.1 67.2
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 19.7 18.6 14.5 13.9 14.4 14.3 15.1 14.7 11.8 11.8 14.4 14.2


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from Ill reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:51346 61613 7-891 7883
1 Freight service# ...o ..... 222669 223031 5890 5918 23006 23078 22450 22617 51346 571613
2. Passengerservice i........... 118191 121685 3587 3594 11179 11302 10912 11502 25678 26398 4153 4508
3. Number of revenuetons carried . .638171137 56. 585 7:3 18 035 578 16 148 428 111 213 583 95 904 949 149 508 178 121 766 838 278 757339 233 820215. 60 184246 49 766240
4.Numberofrvqnue tonscarriedone mile(thous). 158786906 140126164 2608749 2341157 22314766 19616032 26132944 21470389 51056459 43427578 16221936 12763052
5. Freightrevenue. ...............2 159 368472 ;1946414388 6$7843078 $52661569 $336159346 $301006225 $389129837 $329864975 $783132261 $6836532769 $163427733 4132464844
6. Nu omreveutationpassengeraed: ...... 63544195 64 202 214 9 871038 9 874670 12 036 539 11 969 885 23 805 247 24 398794 48 712 824 46 243349 26035 24 170
6-02. Allotherpessengers ..... 43806 371 42404020 5433497 5 293 807 6 641 031 6419064 19414 897 18565557 31489425 302784258 944070 909275
6-03. Total .... ........... 107350566 106606234 15 304 535 15168477 18677570 18388949 43220144 42 964 351 77 202249 76521777 970 105 933445
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Comfmutationpsengerdone.......le: 9 298401 1 .22 411967 208 810 191 206 836066 226 89a020 223 140 914 492 798 814 495258267 928 507025 925 235247 644 619 595434
7-02. Allotherpassengers.......... 5 520 297 337 5 442 133 431 382 578 574 361 457049 872 856 986 869 859 475 1152 575 086 1 122 868 930 2 408 010 646 2 354 185454 135 858 824 129 580200
7-0. Total.. ............. 6 749 595 738 6664 545 398 591 388 765 568293115 1099 755006 1093000389 1 645 373 900 1 618 127 197 3 336 517 671 .3 279 420701 136 503 443 130 175 634
286. o uttiofres*. $26 805552 $25641757 $3746218 $3652866 6$306342 $5172490 011659165 610943171 20o711725 19 7o527 p11087 ,9523
8-02.Allotherfares ......... 55173478 1151391685 $11609735 $10982270 127 445 640 (26935542 (39727731 $38348721 78783114 76266533 3 85633 3795915
8-03. Total ............... 81979030 $177 033442 $15 355 953 $14 635 136 32 751 990 332 108032 $51 386896 $49291 892 $99 494839 196035060 3 996720 3 805438
9. Passenger service trainrevenue./. . $297 197 919 $292 594694 20 431 939 $19 712 569 $52 476 657 $50 643602 $70 876 817 $69 580402 $143 785413 $139 935 5735 $7 221973 $7 194 967
10. Passengertrain-miles ............ 73396192 74872165 4185806 4337847 11383284 11298663 13834895 14041346 29403985 29677856 1900034 2033132
11. Passengercarryingcar-miles . . .390032 346 394 838646 19 417 521 19 913380 60 205 489 60 501 895 83 106 041 835941208 162 729051 164356483 10068 347 10395649
AVERAGES
Fauanorr c:
12. Milesperrevenue ton per road .... 248.8 253.6 144.6 145.0 200.6 204.5 174.8 176.3 183.2 185.7 269.5 256.
13. Revenue per ton-mile... ...........1.360 1.389 2.2170 2.2499 1.5069 1.534% 1.4890 1.5360 1.534t 1.5740 1.0070 1.0380
14. Revenue per ton per road...... ........3.38 $3.52 $3.21 3.z26 $3.02 63.14 *2.60 62.71 62.81 62.92 62.72 62.66
COMmUTAT ON PAsaasoza TaRAsc:1 20.3 20.0 24.8 2,.6
15-01. Miles per passenger per road 1.... 19 3 .19.0 21.2 20.9 18.9 18.6 20.7 20.3 203 20.0 2 8 2.6
16-01. Revenue per paenger-mile . 2.180 2. 10. 791.77 2.4 2.2 .7 1.72 1.
17-01. Revenue per Lpassenger per road ... 0.42. 0.4 6 0.38 0.37 6.44 6.'3 110.:49 60.45 $0 65 $0.. .43 0.39

16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile 2.81 0 2.78 .3.0 3.04 .14 .100 .4 42 3.2 3.240 293 2.93
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road 3.54 3.57 2.1, $2.07 Z 13 4.20 2.05 $2.07 $2.50 $2.52 6.22 4.17
TOTAL T EASTERN DISTRICT






1956 1955 1956 1955 195r 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 .$61$ 4.50
15-03. Miles roadper passengers per road 6month:.9 7 59496 378.6 37334.5 58.9 59. 538.716 537.72 27470 27460 12610 126201
16-03. Revenue per aseger-ule ....2.70% 2.66 19024 19649 2.982717 23209 3.1052 1 3.051379 16032.98 16543 62.9336 711.92 30
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road.... 61.70 61.66 $1.00 60.96 $1.75 $1.75 61.19 61.15 61.29 61.26 64$.12 6.08
18. Revenue tonssenger-id. 5 le 5 per train-mile92.0 89.0 1413 131.0 96. 15570052 356 3396.7 118.9 115.2 11937.5 110.5 71.8 6173
19. Revenue passed ger- m les per car-mile 17-3 16.9 30.5 28.5 18.3 18.1 19.,8 19. 20.5 20.0 13.6 12.106330
'EASTERN DISTRICT
S1oCnuDInpn SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ...
196 1951956 195 9755049 100438465 196 1955 1956 1955 1956 190755729 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. FreightPservice #... .........2543.86. 59237 59496 37252 37 45334 44193 4 45039 5394 248 16 53702 27470 27460 12099 180 126201
2. Passengerservice.4 114 49 5........... 29831 335 958 440 9270906 19024 19649 22717 23208 30581 3137094 9 16038 16543 69 36 713645
3. Numberofrevenue ton ried........ 338 941 585 283586455 120 871 002 103911 834 52316659 48104698 79 31385 6 73684390 46 1726138 56 43298376 17858550 1650874764
4. Numberofrevenuetonscarriedonemile(thous). 67276 595 56190630 24 527729 21 7610902 16 9-52362 15570052 4 35091066 33052190 14 937 354 13 551390 664980782 62 173632
5. Freight revenue........... ......... ..46 559994 6615 997613 $326066930 6297 167 515 $225 958050 $211061609 6465 944855 6439 656 517 6194838643 6182531134 6886741548 $68332490260
6. Number of r".enute pasigtrir7rr.d
6-1,1 C(r'onnuL.mnpasenger 45 738 85 46267519, '6 589453 6 871 393 5 710 929 5 515 178 5 504 954 5 548 124 11215 883 11063302
6-02 All oile menger 3... 2 433 495 31 187 703 165 596 .3172453 3 070 119 2863286 413681 4101849 1000780 1078729 8207 9280 804864
6-3 Toa ..... 1727975 7745222 643239755049 1004384 8781048 37778464 96412035 96499730 2241000780 1078729 194291163 19555549107166
7. Number ,P" reerse asa nsger carried .r, r. l.
7-01. cmrnueonr, ps.enger .. 929151644 925 830681 81614263 83107285 116010934 108713 844 102 521560 104760157 218 532494 213474001
7-02. \I HOLd.r p..,ergers .2543.869470 ?-4863765 654 676 533 177 644 196593 453 193 875 460 384 750 1 361 394 248 1 351 334532 285 306 567 302451 902 20,99 894 690 2 114 171184
7-03. roa 3 473 021 114 3 409 596 335 958 147 440 927 3j)3 878' 569 204 809 569098594 14639158081456094689 285 306567 302 451 902 2318427184 2327645185
8. Passeng r revenue: e o
8-02 Aol.Hherhfare ... .......... .*..32768747 '006Z448 92413843 623000692 910 193484 610 140 844 $31 071 928 $30 724 800 67000476 7`462901 $48 265888 348 328545
-0 Total ".. ..... 103491559 209b40 498 26129 563 2504668 12428905 12232 423 632928527 $32450938 000476 7462901 $52357908. 52146262
9. Passenger ser train revenue /. ...... 51007586 147130540 644832284 43 653.318 $24197156 $24364728 61 344709 661246895 $15816384 616199213 $10'358 249 $101810836
10. Passengertrain-miles -. ...... 31304019 31710988 10699690 10940430 8919584 9185292 17268145 17553456 5204754 5481999 31392483: 32220747
1. Passergereerryug car-mes ......... .. 172.797598 74752132 64323 687 64531015 372988 42 3777168 93202750 994122270 22409469 23661543 152 911 061 155555499


12. Mdes per revenue ion per road. .. 198.5 198.1 202.9 209.4 324.0 323.7 442.4 448.6 313.0 376-6
13. Reenue per to- radse .o a 1.47h 1.4 52p 1.329 1.366 1.333f 1.3560 1.328c o3f 0 1w .3470 61.37 1.-30
14. Revenue per too per road ...... $2.79 $2.88 $2.70 $2.86 $4.32 64.39 $5.87 65.97 $4.17 $4.22 $4.97 $3.03
Coasnsta-mo. P~ssmaoa Taxanc"*
1-401 Mdesperpassengerprroad .... 20.3 20.0 12.4 12.1 20.3 19.7 18.6 18.9 19.5 19.3
16-01 Revenue perpasmenger-mde 2.230 2.140 2.w 2.460 1.930 1.920 1.810 1.650-1.870 1.?90
A* Oruca Pawauaoua T a dpc 6
15-02 Mies perpassenger perroad ..... 78.4 79.6 276.9 266.1 147.6 160.8 329.1 329.4 285.1 280.4 255.9.262.8
16-02 Revenue per psssigecr--me 3.25. 3.';2 2.750 2.72% 2.25% 2.20% 2.28% 2.271 2.45% 2.47 62.83 662.20
17-02 Revenue per passenger per road .... $2.55362.57 673367.25 $332 6354- 67.51 6749 67.00$6
ToTAL Paaes oa TaM w T.c
15-03. Milesper passenger- 'prroad ...... 44.4 14,.0 98.2 92.3 64.8 67.9 151.8 150.9 285.1 280.4 119.4 121.8
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile .- 2.98 2.93% 2730 2.700 2.180 2.150 2.250 2.23% 2.450 2.470 2.26% 224%
17-0& Revenue perpassengerperroad 1.32 $1.29 $2.8 $2."9$1.42 61.46 $3.42 63.36 67.00 66.92 62.70 $2.73
18. Revenuepassenger-milepe train-mle 110.9 107.3 89.5 84.8 63.8 62.0 84.8 83.0 54.8 55.2 73.9 72.2
19. Revenuepassenger-n.l,.per a-mile 20.1 19.5 .14.9 14.4 15315.1 15.7 15.5 12.7 12.8 15.2 15.0
# Representsl an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the perind.
./ Includes dining and buffet servloe.
SIncludes 0om;tatioi an a Multiple Bide.








Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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3 1262 08855 0149 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS,AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE .UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1l reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)

APRIL 1956


F1R TE Xt1I OF APRIL 1956 *AD 1955


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1936 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 .
-AGGREGATES lEC
Miles of road.operated at close of month:
1. Freightservice ............. 222 622 222985 5890 5 918 22974 23 078 22 449 22 612 51 313 51 608 7891 7
2. -Passengerservice ... ....... 117409 118087 3 517 3 351i 11168 11302 10 829 11454 25514 26273 4119 45
3. Num.erof revenuetonscarried.......... 224574568 196310209 6046010 5 400690 37562819. 33'17160- 2198 895 44153 797 95807724 82727095 20817400 189525,
4. Numberofrevenuetonscarriedpnemile(thous). 53519997 49155 235 829216 772.818 T 377 096 6769039 9195150, -7923414 17401462 1546571 5 397917 4892 94
5. Freight revenue... ........... ...$749168145 (674415855 20345415 218232 70 $115415908 $104610 655 (139194851 1118662,22 6274956174 $241506 547 (56023703 : 4908656
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01L Commutation passengers. .. . 21567829 20314 746 3 310 793 3106607 4 058361' 3827 289 8 103 743 7852918 15472897 14786814 8616; 7671
8-02. Allotherpassengers .......... 14 928634 4938097 1845080 1873231 :171627 2166254 6924109 6 870 845 10940816 10910330 328508 1 336629
6-03.Total ... ............ 36496463 3525284.3 5155873 4979838 5 6229988 5993543 15027852 14,723763 26413713 25697144 337124 344300
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutationpassengers*. ... 420944470 391866699 71170391 66139137 -77619260 76384 399 168-094200. 158933297 316883851 301456 833 212231 189367
7-02. Allotherpassengers ... . 1793743503 1829323853 129982905 129927509 874842999 291535I195 396228885 399-004109 801054789 820466813 51510068 55459056
7--0&.Totl . . . 2214687973 2221190552 201153296 196066646 352 462 259 367-919594 564323085 557937406. 1117938640 .11219.21646 51722299 55648423
8. Passenger revenue:
8 Commion fares . ... 9160189 $8262735 $15261695 (1155 781 1809 272 01782047 991 566 $3557160. $7062533 $6464988 $3635: (8964
8-03. Tota . . . 096964 58 20.598 $5203232 $5029:937 $10 654 957 $103 91 74,5 17 467 555 (16911 099 #33325744 32 332 781 (1425 222 .590 359
9. Passenger vie trainrevenue I/ .... $.99007336 $96 877029 $6986 971 $6 678 806 $17 532 641 $16 815 968 $24 110, 786 $23774 774 $48 630 398 447269 542, $2 580 745, $2 687346
10. Passengertrain-miles .... ........ 24123763 24229443 1374040 1440168 3734768 3797331 4609073 4635132 9717881 9872631 6257051 677837
11. Passengercarrying car-miles.... .... 127530 476 128902680 6408293 6541 498 193 39 088 20228004 28079243 28203722 5382662.4 54973224 3492 593 3634452
AVERAGES
12. Miles per revenue ton per road 238.3 250.4 137.2 143.1 196.4 204.1 176.2 179.5 181.6 186.9 259.3 258.2
13. Revenue per ton-mile.. 1,400. 1.3721 2.454 2.3590 1.5653 1.545 ,1.514% 1.4980 1.5801 1.5620 1.038 1.003F
14. Revenuepertonper road. . 3.34 $3.44 $3.37 $3.38 $3.07 $3.15 $2.67 $2.69 $2.87 $2.92 $2.69 $2.59
Co-01. Milesperpassengerperr"ad 19. 19.3 21.5 21.3 19.1 20.0 20.7 20.2 20.5 20.4 24.6 24.7
101. Revenue per aseer-mile 2.180 2.110 1.77% 1.750 2.330 2.33 2.37 2.22 2.23 2.14% 1.71 1.57
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road. .0.42 0.41 0.38 60.37 3-0.45 $o0.7 0.49 $0.45 o 0.46 $0.44 6.42 60.39
ALL Oran PAwSoSznR Ta~mpc:
1-02. Milesperpasenerperd. . 120.2 122.5 70.4 69.4 .126.6 134.6 57.2 58.1 73.2 75.2 156.8 164.7
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile 2.84% 2.7341 3.03% 2.98% 3.22 2.95 3.400 3.353 3.28 3.150 2.768 2.860
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road. 1 3.34 $2.14 $2.07 4.07 3.97 $1.95 .1.95 2.40 2.37 14.33 $4.72
TOTAr PASaSroGR : T.76C
1-03. Milesperpassenger per road . 60.7 63.0 39.0 39.4 56.6 61.4 37.6 37.9 42.3 43.7 853.4 161.6
16-03. Revenue per'passenger-mile . 2.71 2.620 2.590 2.57% 3.020 2.82% 3.10% 3.03% 2.98% 2.88% 2.76% 2.86%
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road $1.65 1.65 1.01 $1.01 $1.71 $1.73 $1.16 $1.15 $1.26 1.26 $.23 $4.62
18. Revenuepassenger-miles per train-mile. 91.8 91.7 146.4 136.1 94.4 96.9 122.4 120.4 115.0 113.6 82.7 82.1
19. Revenue passenger-milesper car-mile 17.4 17.2 31.4 30.0 18.2 18.2 20.1 19.8 20.8 20.4 14.8. 15.3
EASTERN DISTRICT
uINCUTDIO SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
____ 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service............... 59204' 59485 37253 37334 44993 45 027 53708 53682 27464 27457 126 165' 126 166
2. Passengerservice ............. 29633 30 788 19 027 16 334 22 560 23 208 30 413. 31 325 15-778 16 432 68749 70 965
3. Number of revenue tons carried.. . 116625124 101679 661 39004313 31833489 24638968 21472952 26970472 25426116 1.7335691 15 897991 68945131 62797059
4. Numberof revenue tons carried one mile(thous) 22 799 379. 20358 211 7 782 112 6 981 869 6170 068 5 655866 11851 478 11 594163, 4916966 4565186 22 938506 21815155
5. Freightrevenue. .. ... $330 979 877 290 593116 $108 320850 $92 967304 84 13 248 $74 940 116 $159 541 109 $152 950 709 $66 013061 $62 964 610 $309 867 418 290 855 435
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation pusengers'....... .. 15481513 14794485 2145147 2109981 2061445 1647087 18786"58 1759158 1066, 4035, 3941169, 3410280
6-02. Allother passengers. . . .11269324 11246959 978092 960333 1000 411 973 106. 1 48 486 1 391844 332 3281 365855; 2681218 2730805
6-03.Total .............. 26750837 26041444 3123239 3070314 3061856 2680193 3 27144: 3151002 333387 369890 6622 387, 6141085
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers one.......mile: 317096082 301646200 27202065 25016033 41728887 32115310 34906776 33027019' 10660 62137 76646323 65204466
7-02. Allotherpassengers ........ 8.52 564857 875 925 869 266347146 243775297 146010 340 160593 966 439756321 451970 904 89064839 97057 817 674831500 709622687
7-03. Total . .. . ... 169660 939 1177572069 8293 549 211 268791330 187 739227 192709276 474 663 097 484 997 023 89075499 97119 954 751477 823 774 827 153
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01 Commutationfare (7066168 .fi 467952 $648 798 $625659 $800610 6621173 $644458 $54,7018 $155 $933 61445223 $1169124
8-02. Allotherfares . $ 7684 798 $27455188 675376178 $6435821 $5 201823 $34832128 10 457184 10 198826 $822175392 ,2372816 615875799 616054854
8-M. Total $34750966 633923140. 18024976 $7 061480 $4,001835 64104385 611 101642 $10743 844 $2 217 547 373 749 173821022 617225978
9. Pasenger servicetrainrevenue/.. 651211143 09 956 888 $24 378461 $12442345 $7954202 68342930 $20446342 $20682066 65017188 $5452800 $33 417732 634477796
10..Passengertrain-miles 10343586 10550468 3500487 2984174 2895890 3042066 5668066 5831000 1715734 1821735 10279690 10694801
11. Passenger carryingearles . .. 57319217 58607676 20992 812 17562560 12025227 13067469 29976999- 31900 987 7216221 7763988 49218447 52732444
AVERAGES
FaxmrT Tar .ic
12 Miles per revenue ion per oad 19.5 200.2 199.5 219.3 250.4 263.4 439.4 456.0 283.6 287.2 332.7 347.4
13 Revenue per ton-mile .. 1.452% 1.427% 1.3920 1.332 1.366 1.325 1.3460 1.3190 1.3430 :1.379% 1.351 1.3330
14. Revenue petr on per road . $2.84 $2.86 $2.78 $2.92 $3.42 -3.49 $5.92 $6.02 $3.81 3.96 449 4.63
CoUMMuirio. Pamona TRaamI "c
1-01. Miles per passenger per road . 20.5 20.4 12.7 11. 20.2 19.5 18.6 18.8 o10.0 15.4 19.4 19.1
I6-01 Revenue per passenger-.ile 2.23% 2.14% 2.39% 2.5P 1.92% 1.93% 1.85% 1.66 -1.451 1.50% 1.890 1.790
17-01 Revenue per passenger per road 0.46 $0.44 $0.30 60.3 ($0.39 $0.38 $0.314 0.31 t 0.15 $0.23 10.37 $0.34
Au. Ovmsa PAUomEoz Taac: .c
-02.Milesperpassengerperroad. . 75.7 77.9 272.3 253.8 146.0 165.0 326.1 324.7 268.0 265.3 251.7 259.9
16-423. revenue per pasger.mile .3.25 3.13% 2.77% 2.64 2.19 2.170 2.38 2.26 2.490 2.44 2.35. 2.26%
17-02. Revenue per paseng pr road .2.4 2.44 $7.54 46.70 (3.20 $3.58 $7.75 7.33 $6.67 6.49 5.92 $5.88
TorTAL PASSENEQ TaxmAc:
15-03. Miles perpassengerperroad. 43.7 45.2 94.0 87.5 61.3 73.5 147.1 153.9 267.2 262.6 113.5 126.2
16-M. Revenue per passegerile . 2.97 2.88% 2.730 2.630 2.13% 2.130 2.343 2.22% 2.49% 2.440 2,300 2.22
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road $1.30 1.30 $2.57 2.30 $1.31 $1.57 3.44 3.41 $6.65 6.42 2.62 $2.80
18. Revenuepamsenger-milper train-mile. 113.1 111.6 83.9 90.1 64.8 63.3 83.7 83.2 51.9 53.3 73.1 72.4
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 20.4 20.1 14.0 15.3 15.6 14.7 15.8 15.2 12.3 12.5 15.3 14.7
./ Includes dining and buffet service.
Includes Comtatlon and Kultiple Ride


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 11l reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FTR FOUR MONTHS 9NDED WITH APRIL 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM \
1956 1955 1956 i955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
*AGGREGATES
Miles of roed operated at close of month:
1. Freightsoervice .at.osof m 222657 223021 5890 5918 22998 23078 22449 22616 51337 51612 7891 7881
2. Passengerervice ........... 117943 121531 3517 3522 11176 11302 10092 11491 25585 26315 4144 45-10
3 Numberor revenue one carried 866652471 751906275 24081588' 21549124 148774402 129077551 201787847 165920635 374643837 316547310 81001646 68718806
4 Numbernofreenuetonscamedonemdlerthusi 212 306 903 189281400 3437965 3113975 29691862 26385071 35328094 29393803 68457921 58 892 849 21619853 17 655 992
5 Freight revenue $'908 536748$ 2 620 830207 J78188493 $70 894839 $451 575 254 $405 616 880 6 528 324817 $448527560 $1058088564 $925039279 219 451436 $181551413
6 Number or revenue passengers carried
6-01. ComRutation passengers . 85 114912 84530767 13181831 12.981277 16094900 15 797174 31.908990 32251 712 61 185721 61030163 34651 31-841
6-02.All otherpassengers . 58732116. 57328 310 7278577 7167038 8812658 8585 318 26339005 25436402 42430240 41188758 1272578 1245904
6-03. Total . 143 847028. 141 859077 20 460408 20 148 315 24 907 558 24 382492 58 247 995 57 688 114 103 615 961 102218 921 1307229 1 277745
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutationpaseengrs. . 1650154736 1614'5008825 279980582 272975203 504 5178280 299525313. 660893 014 654191564 1245390876 1226 692080 856850 784801
7-02.Allotherpaengers . . 7314011919 7 271235125 512561479 491384558 114769998511613946701548803930521873039 3209065394 3174652267 187368892 185039256
7-03. Total .. . . . 8 964 166655 8885 735:950 792 542061 764359761 1452 217 265 1 460 919 9832209 696 944.2176 064 603 4454456 270 4401 344347 188 225742 185 824057
8. Passenger revenue:
lse. Commutation fare.. . . $35966228 $B3 907 919 (6007913 4 808 647 $7115614 6954537 #15650731 D4470331 $27774258 6 (268233515 f14722 $12487
8-02. Allotherfare . . ... 06 109600' $201334064 $15551272 014 856423 636891333 35545240 $53203710 1732660 $105046315 028134323 15407220 838 10
8-03. Total . . . 242075828. 0235 a41283 $20 559 185 $19 665 07-0 43406947 42499777 68854441 6202991 (12820 573: 128367838 421948 9797
9, Pasengereervicetrainrevenue ..... 396204683. 6389470856 $27418910 263913751 $70009298 6.7457739 $94987603, 93 55133 $ 192415811 (187204247 .9802718 69882313
10. Pamenger train-miles ..... 97519955 99105496 559846 5778015 15118052 15095994 18443968 18676478 39121866 39550487 2525739 2710969
11. Passengprearryingar-miles .. . .. ..517 62 822 523 741 326 25 825 814 26454878 79544577 80729899 111 185 284' 112144930 216 555675 219329707 13560940 14030101
AVERAGES
Fo!azotTrr 112286..c:
12. Mie Perrevenue ton per road . 245.0 251.7 142.8 144.5 199.6 204.4 175.1 177.2 182.7 86.0 266.9 256.9
13. itrenue per ton-mile . 1.370 1.3850 2.2740 2.277% 1.5210 1.5370 1. 950 1.5260 1.546 1.5710 1.0153 1.0286
14. Revenue per ton per road . 3.36 $3.49 63.25 $3.29 43.04 63.14 $2.62 $2.70 62.82 $2.92 $2.71 $2.64
CoMMUT~rx'no P"senGos TRA c:I
1-01. Miles per p seangerper 19.4 19.1 21.2 21.0 18. 19.0 20.7 20.3 20.4 20.1 24.7 24.6
1-01. revenue per pasenger-mile 2.18. 2..10 1.79I 1.76 2.34 2.32 2.7 2.21 2.23% 2.14% 1.72 1.590
17-01 enue per n per road 0.42 0.0 0.38 0.37 .44 0.44 (0.49 (0.45 $0.45 60.43 00.42 (0.39
ALL-0.Mil perpaenger . 124.5 126.8 70.4 68.6 130.2 135.3 58.8 59.8 75.6 77.1 147.0 148.5
-evnpeps enl . 2.82 2.77% 3.03% 3.020 3.160 3.06 3.44 3.40 3.27% 3.22 2.89% 2.91%

15-0. Milesperpapssengerperroad 62.3 62.6 38.7 37.9 58.3 59.9 37.9 37.7 43.0 43.1144.0 145.4
16-03" Revenueperpse2ng e 2.700 2.650 2.590 2.570 2.9 0 2.91% 3.12% 3.04% 2.98% 2.920 2.880 2.90%
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road. 1.68 1.66 1.00 0.98 1.74 1.74 1.18 1.15 1.28 1.26 4.15 4.22
18. Revenue paenger-mileper trai-mile. 91.9 89.7 142.5 132.3 96.1 96.8 119.8 116.5 13.9 111.3 74.5 68.5
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 1. 7.3 17.0 30.7 28.9 18.3 18.1 19.9 19.4 20.6 20.1 13.9 13.2
EASTERN DISTRICT
IE ,OCLuto SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION _____
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 916 i9,5 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freightservice .# '... 59228 59495-' 37252 37334 44994 45036 53715 53698 27468' 27460; 126177 126194
2. Passengerservice ..... . 29729 30829, 19025 19617 22677 23208 30539 31366 15973 16515 69189: 710891
3. Numberof revenue os earned 455645483 38 5266116 159875315 135745323 76955627 69577650 106283798 99110506 67 892 248; 62206680 251131673. 230894836
4. Number of revenue tonseried one mile Ihous 90077 774 76 548.841 32309841 288743771 23 122424 21 225 919 46 942 544 44 646353 "19 854 320 18116516' 89 919288; 83 9885788
5. Freight revenue $:L 277 540 0000 1106 590 69Z $434 387181 40901341819 $310271 299' $286001726 $625485964 $592607"226 260 851704 $2454957'44 61196 608967 L124104 696,
6. Number of revenue passengers earried
6-01 Commu&auon passengers' .. 61 220378. 61062004 -8734600 8981374 77782574 7162265' 7383612 7307282 3954 17842 15159940 14487389
6-02 Allotherpatsengers 43702818 42434 662 4143688 4132786 4070530 3836392 5484867 5493693 1330213 14530 777 10885610 10 760862
6-03 Total . 104923190 103496666 18878288. 13114160 11842904 10998657 12868479 12800975 1334167 1448619 26045550 25248851
7. Number of revenue passengera carried one mile:
7-01 CommuLanon pnser.gers*..- . 246 247 726 1227.476 881 108 699313 108123318 .157739821 140829154 137428336 137787176 39540 284296 295 207697 278900626
7-02 llotherpassengere ...... :.3396434286 3 359.91523 11428803231087971890 599204,215 620978716. 18011505691803305436 374342526 399287560 2774697310 2823 571712
7-03 oal . 4642682012, 4587168404 1251-579636 1196095208 756 944036 761 807 870 1938578905 1941092612 374382066 399 571856 3069905007 3 108 478 338
8. Passengr revenue: "
8-01.Commulanonfares .. . $27788980 626246002 28639518 2671649 $3036031 (2718752 $2501057 $2273156 $642' 3660 65537730 $4989568
8-02. Allother fares ; ...... 1 10453535 1O7 17633 6 315149429 9435759 $13394707 613624056 $41529048 840923626 217381' $832990 4141136 $6438067
8-03. Total . . . ... 138 42515 L33763635 634154447 (2107408 $16430738 16 336808 644030105 (43196782 (92180823 ;836650 $69678866 669370240
9. Pasenger rvetram revenue... . 202 218529 $197086560 59210113 656095663 (32151358 $32707659 $81791051 (81928961 $20833572 $21652013 $134775981 $136288633
10. Passengertra-miles . 41647605 42261456 14 200177 13928492 11.815474 12227358 22936211 23384456 6920488 7 303734 441672173 42 915548
11. Passengercaraingcar-miles . .. 230116615 233359808 65316699 82093575 49324069 50839155 '123179749 126023257 29625690 31425531 208129508. 208287943,
AVERAGES
FRaIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Mile per revenue ton per road . 19202.1 3 41.7 92.4 291.2 358.1
13. Revenue per tonmile .. ........ 1.332 1.314 1.355 1.33
14. Revenue per ton per rod.. . 2.80 2.87 $2.72 $2.87 $4.03 $4.11 $5.89 $5.98 $3.84 $3.95 64.76 $4.87
CoMMsurATvIONx PAsu ion TRA"IC:*
15-01. Milesperpaqenger er road. 20.4 20.1 12.4 12.0 20.3 19.7 18.6 18.9 10.0 15.9 19.5 19.3
16-01. Revenue perpassenger-mile 2.23 2.14, 2.43 2.47% 1.920 1.930 1.82% 1.65% 1.62% 1.290 188 1.7
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road $0.45 to0.43 0.30 $0.30 60.39 60.38 -0.34 0.31 0.16 0.21 37 0.374
Au, Oman PanBENGoR TRAFIc:
15-02. Milesperpassengerper road 77.7 79.2 275.8 263.3 147.2 161.9 328.4 328.3 281.4 279.1 254.9 262.4
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile 3.250 3.200 ,, 2.76 2.710 2.24% 2.190 2.31% 2.27% 2.46f 2.460 2.310 2.28F
17-02. Revenue per passengerpe road . $2.53 $2.53 $7.61 t $7.12 $3.29 63.55 $7.57 $7.45 $6.93 $6.87 $5.89 $5.98
TorTu PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Milesper passenger per read. 44.2 44.3 97.2 91.2 63.9 69.3 150.6 151.6 280.6 275.8 117.9 122.
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile 2.980 2.92# 2.73% 2.680 2.170 2.14% 2.27/ 2.23 2.46 2.46 2.27 2.
17-03. Revenueperpassengerperrrad : : : 1.32 1.29 $2.65 32.45 11.391 1.49 13.02 63.37 $6.91 66.79 26 $2.75
18. Revenuepassenger-milesper train-mile. .. 111.5 108.5 88.1 85.9 64.1 62.3 84.5 83.0 54.1 54.7 73.7 72.3
19. Revenue paseenger-mile per car-mile T. 28.2 19.7 14.7 14.6 15.3 15.0 15.7 15.4 12.6 12.7 15.2 14.9


# Represents an average of the mileage
*I/ Inoludes dining and buffet service.
* Includes CovaUtation and MultipleU Rid


reported at the close of each monts within the persed*


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U.S. DE POi-TORY.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 0156 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
S', BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from ill reports of revenue traffic statistics reprimentingr-6 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)
MAY 1956


FOR THE tONTH OF MAY 1956 AND 1955


ITEM UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 195 1956 195
AGGREGATES
Mildes of od operuaedle ol modh .
I Frightewvice 2226,0 222969 5890 5 18 22974 23078 22447 22610 5131 51606 7891 7871
2 Paengerervice 117473 1212728 517 3517 11168 11302 10829 11454 25514 26273 4119 4515
SNumberof revenueions earned 248187342 -2 253844 6073308 5511240 40946711 37070658 58216442 50206696 105236461 92788596 2280555 6 21079785
4 Numberolrevenuelor.ecarnedonemr.ilerilc.us' 56634686 55705438 821859 765517 7632727 7298056 10125030 9121747 18579616 1718532o 5860824 5373955
5. Frlighrevenueau 795022360 $726803378 T 20471577 $18202257 1120144109 110 56 749 149229414 $130156391 $289845100 $258921397 4601.3055 152543525
6. Number of revenue pa ngers earaiedn
6- OCommALatuonpasseange'" 20497395 21540406 3246272 3210822 3896195 402043-3 i 7762378 8130505 14904845 15361760 8554 8245
6-02 Allotherpamenger. 14752770 15159753 1752076 1806375 2074999 2230399 6892173 6983454 10719248 11020228 288185 315032
6-03 Toal 35250169 S6'700 159 4998 348 5017197 5971194 6250832 114 654 551 15113959 25624093 26381988 296739 323277
7. Nambwe of revenue paMsengrs eared or.r m-
7-01 Comulauion passengers. 3986576.44 .411553015 69780130 68486609 73544078 74486176 160400406 166905274 303584614 30S878059 21115 203433
7-02 All other passenger 1722758235 1658910011 1,15981380 120507946 256 567072 285453 637 387906180 398352262 760454632 804313845 43595236 48922510
74&3ToiuJ +12184.15&879 2 270463026 185761510 188994555 529 971150 3 59939 81 548306586 565257536 1064039246 1114191904 43806391 49185943
8 Pasmengerrevr.ue : : 5 : ::: ..
8-0Gommuau on fars* .$8-763848 $8625845 1266460 18213299 SL708919 (1692548 '$38i5017 (3691412 66790396 0659725S 3622 (5190
,-02 All other fares 49046797 50'566906 3608624 3629014 $8245723 (8740909 L13598207 13399480 25452554 857694035 1882238 382212
8- Toual 57810645 $59192751 $4675084 4842313 $9954 2 110433457 $17413224 97090692 32429540 38366662 285860 385402
9. Paasepr eretrain revenue .y 97,418436 $97261851 $6644057 66615132 $17127498 $16507717 $24113955 $23504603 147885510 146627446 $2359753 $2470411
10 Pasenger tr.n.-mAde 24355797 24992335 1424948 1469790 3844470 3861897 4587890 4748 E 1 2 9857308 10080299 624442 684490
II Passengereaymge armules 125990626 132181289 6372819 6585193 19716803 20354655 28745014 28993091 54834636 55992.39 3286877 3491878
AVERAGES
FEGIOHT TRAFFIC
12 Milesperreenue Lon per r . 228.2 238.4 135.3 138.9 186.4 196.9 173.9 181.7 176.6 185.2 237.0 254 .9
13 Revenue per toe-mle . .0 1.353 2.91 2.389 1.574 1.5159 1.4740 1.427% 1.5600 1.507% 1.026% 0.9708
14 Revenue per on per road $. 3.20 $3.23 $3.37 $3.30 $2.93 $2.98 $2.56 $2.59 $2.75 $2.79 $2.64 62.49
Couuraa.rio Paa eomua TRanc."
15-01" as per pareinm~per rar 19. 19.1 21.5 21.3 18.8 18.5 26.7 20.5 20.4 20.2 24.7 24.7
16-01 Rivenue per pameger-mule .2.200 2.10F ,1.81 1.77%; i 2.33 2.274 0 2.18 2.21 2.24# 2.213 1 .722 1.37
17-01. Revenue per pasenger per rosd $0.$3 0.40 $0.39 (0.38 $10. (0.42 0..9 0o.4.5 0.46 $0.43 0. 42 0 .39
Au. Orn1I PnCuMErvoa TasleAM
15-02 Mies per paenger per road 116.8 122.6 66.2 66.7 123.6 128.0 56.3 57.0 70.9 73.0 151.3 155.3
16-02 Revenue per paenger-nue .. 2.850 2.72% 3.11% 3.01% 3.210 3.060 3.51% 3.36% 3.53 3.20% 2.4 2
17-02. Revenue per pamrenger per roa.. 6 $3.32 $3.34 62.06 $2.01 03.97 $3.92 $1.97 $1.92 $2.37 $2.34 $4.45 2.88
Tori.a. P MrQer TRArpic,
1I-3 Miles per passenr.ger per rd . 60.2 61.9 37.2 37.7 55.3 57.6 37.4 37.4 41.5 42.2 147.6 152.0
I16-3 Rfenu.tper p.aer.ger-mie 2.73% 2.610 2.620 2.560 3.020 2.90% 3.180 3.02% 3.039 2.90% 2.94# 2.820
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road. $1.64 $1.61 $0.98 $0.97 $1.67 $1.67 $1.19 $1.13 $1.26 $1.23 $4.33 $4.29
18. Revenuepassenger-mile -pertrain-mile. 87.1 90.8 130.4 128.6 85.8 93.2 119.5 119.0 107.9 110.5 70.2 71.8
19. Reve e passengr-miles per car-mile 16.8 17.2 29.1 28.7 16.7 17.7 19.1 19.5 19.4 19.9 13.3 14.1
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAEGNON SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1935 95o 1955 1956 19~ 5 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles ofrotd operatedat close of month:
1. Freight service ........... 59 20? 59477 37 253 37"328 44993 45027 53708 53680 27464 27457 126.165 126164
2. Pasenger service ........... .. 29633 30788 19027 19519 22560 2320,8 30475 31325 15778 16432 68813 70965
3 Numbe ofrever.uetor,. carriedd 128042019 113868381 40592615 37074974 33062041 30990917 28702220 26697465 17788449 16606737 79552710 74295119
4 Nunber,,rrever.u.Lonen3crrldonenue.th..usi. 24440440 22 559 275 8023175 77916e80 6967946 6679564 12242 632 122048510 4960491 462868209 24171071 23354283
SFreigl revenue 649958159 $311464922 6113842366 $104787635 $9555552035 85737200 1686861708 8159654948 $66,804924 665158473 1S312881.635 .10550621
6 Numbe of re.er.u passengers currie -
6-01 Comrmuat uonpa .ngmrs' 14913399 15370005 2166692 28473226 1730289 1837518. 1685953 1856050 1066 3607 3417308 3697175
6-42 Allother passengers 11007433 11335260 905799 930810 1085176 1036458 1405395 1466623 348967 390602 2839536 2893683
6-W3.Tou . .......... 25920832 26705265 5072491 3404036 2815465 2873976 3091348 3322673 350033 394209 6256646 6590858
7. Number ..1 reverue passengers carried ne me ; -
7-01 Cormr.utalonr, peatengers 303795769 310081452 27672791 29427203 34630941 137100252 325474835 3488039 10660 56029 67189084 72044320
7-02 il other pa.ngern 604049866 653236355 221734765 224208708 150635923 176839790 453 590170 500570035 92747509 104055123 696973602 781464948
7-w3 rowa .... ...... 1107845637 1 163317847 249407556 253635911 165266664 213940042 486137653 535458074 92758169 104 Al152 764162686 653509268
a Pa6sen r revenue
8-ul CommuLauc.nfrrea* .........$. 794018 16600449 6687297 $735056 B853138 a 705o047 $599237 4584436 $158 $857 82 533 1890340
-WY. Allc-thefre . . 26734792 627151615 65899511 6743094 3375773 13874818 t10739488 611258480 297233 t538899 (16412494 17672197
80 To 3526810 $33752064 6586808 6478150 4058911 64579865 1338725 611842916 *297391 2539756 117695027 18962537
9P Paengerm n iceira n reer.ue ./.... ...... 50245263 849097859 $12 4473128 11669821 (8267169 $8925497 21178018 122069946 $5280674 $5498728 134725661 136494171
10 Passenger trin-rule 1048175C 10764789 3380410 3162786 2979120 3132352 5759270 6066368 1755247 1866040 10493637 11064760
11 Psayengerrcarryrumga n cr-nj es 58121513 59424817 17841337 16681104 12321884 13607496 30532352 34488684 7173540 7979188 50027776 56075368
AVERAGES
FR=ErHT TaTC -
12 Milew per revenue ton per road 190.9 198.1 197.7 210.2 210.8 215.5 26.5 451.3 28.9278.6
13 Revenue per ion-mJe 1.4320 1.381l 1.4190 1.3450 1.3710 1.2 1.379 1. 53 1 278 278.6 30 .8 314.3
14. Revenue per ton per road (2.73 $2.74 12.80 62.83 $2.89 62.77 $5.88 5.98 13.76 3.92 1.3716 1.3300
Comrntratrio PAsh.a Twaa c "* .9S 4.16 4.18
5-01 Milsper passenger pea road 20.4 20.2 12.8 11.9 20.0 20.2 19.3 18.8 10.0 1. 17 19.
16-0I Revenue per pasenger-aume 2.24 2.1.3 2.480 2.509 1.97% 1.900 1.84 1.6 1 1.3 1.9.7 19.5
7-0. Revenue per psger per road 0.'6 0.43 0.32 0.30 0.39 0.38 0.36 0.31 .0.8
6-O02. NUN per pasenger oer road 73.0 75.3 2b4.8 240.9 138.8 170.6 322.7 31.3 265.8 266.4 2.5 270.
16-02 Retenueperspenger-mile 3.330 3.180 2.66% 2.560 2.241 2.19 2.37 2.2 2 .48% 245.5 270.1
17-02 Revenue perassengerperroad 12.43 $2.40 66.51 66.17 $3.11 0%.74, .6 6 2.5 5.2
TOIAL. PABUNC.Ea Tuwrzc $7.64....$0$$6.8 $66.8
15-03 M per pamenger per rod 2 .7 .43.6 81.2 74.5 65.8 74.4 157.3 161.2 265.0 26.1 122.1 129.
16-03 Revenue par pasenger.mde 3.03F 2.90F 2.641 2.,50 2.19% 2.14 2.33 2.21 26 24 L 1221 129.5
17-03 Revenue per passenger per rma 6$1.29 61.26 $2.14 $1.90 (11.4 61.59 .3. 67 $3.56 $ 4 2.32 2.22
18 Revenue paser.gr-rrulea per Lrainmnule 105.7 108.1 73.8 80.2 62.2 68.3 89 4 88.3 52.8 .8 72.8 72.1
19 Revenue paser.ger-mile9 per carrr.de 19.1 19.6 1..0 L35.2 15.0 15.7 15.9 11 5.-5 12.9 7. 07
./ Inclutes dining and buffet service.
* Includes Com station and Multiple Rid










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAT 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)


ITEM


AGGREGATES
Mde of road operated al elo-k of rnr..i.h
1. PFreght ern ice ..
2. Passenger service .#... .. ..... .
3. Number of revenue tons carried.
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thous) .
5. Freight revenue .. .........
;6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-C'1 Commutalion paser.gers.. . .
6-02 All oir her pas.ergers ... : .
6-03. Total . . . .
7. Number of r-' tr,.e paer, ger carri-.d -n m il
7-41 C',rriut.aior. pawer.gprsr'
7-02 All orrer passenpern
7-03 Total
8. Pasenger re'..ruf
S&-Of Comn,ulai.on fares . . .
&-02 All other lar. . ..
8-03 Total . .


9 Peasengerri.e trar, retr, . .
10 Passenger Irar.r-mdles .
11 Passenger c&rryimgeg cr-ml . . .
AVERAGES
FRIGHTr TRAFFIc:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road ......
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . .
14. Revenue per ton per road . . .
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road . .
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . .
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road .
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles, per passenger per road .
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . .
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road .
TOTAL PASSENGER TRArrIc:"
15-03. Miles per passenger per road . .
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . .
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road .
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile.
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile .


UNIvt.I STATES


248.7
1.3784
$3.43
19.1
2.10o
$0.40
126.0
2.760
$3.48
62.
2.64
$1.65
89.9
17.0


NEWW .ENjLAND REGION


141.3
2.3169
$3.27
21.3
1.790
$0.38
69.6
3.05#
$2.12
38.4
2.600
$1.00
140.1
30.4


143.4
2.2979
$3.29
21.1
1.769
$0.37
68.2
3.029
$2.06
37.9
2.57%
60.97
131.5
28.9


GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION


196.7
1.5320
$3.01
18.9


129.0
3.17%
$4.09
57.7
2.99%
$1.73
94.0
18.0


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


T r -- I i(~ I _____.__I A .1___ _


1956


1955


I I-- I I I 1 -195 -1956 19555


222 649
117 849
1 114 862 659
268 941 835
$3 703 559 108
105 612 311
73 484 885
179 097196
2 048 812 380
9036 770 108
11085 582 488
$44.730 077
256 156 289
299 886 366
- (493 619 974
2..i 875 7 52
643 553 621


241.2
1.377%
$3.32
19.4
2.18#
$0.42
123.0
2.820
13.47
61.9
2.710
$1.67
91.0
17.2


223 010
121 47 9
977 165 217
242 986 838
|3 347 633584
106 07117 3
72 488 063
178 559 236
2 026 053 840
9130145 136
11 156 198 97 6
$42 5S53 064
251 905 376
294 438 440
f486 736 621
124 097 831
655 922 615


5 890
3 517
30 154.896
4 259824
(98 660 070
16 428 103
9 030 653
25 458756
349 760 712
628 542 859
978 303 571
(6 274 373
9 159 882
5 434 255
$34 062 967
6 984 794
32 198 633


5 918
3 521
27 060 364
3 879 492
$89 097096
,16 192099
8 973 413
25 165 512
341 461 812
611 892 504
953 354 316
(6 021 946
8485437
624 507 383
033 006 507
7 247 805
33 040 07 1


22 993
11 175
189 721 113
37 324 589
$571 719 363

19 991095
10 887 657
30 878752
377 921 358
1 404 267057
1 782 188 415
68 824 533
44 537056
,53 361 589
$87 136 756
18 962 522
99 261 380


23 078
11302
166 148 209
33 683 127
$516179629
19 817 607
10 815 71 7
30 633 324
374 011489
1446 648 307
1 620 659 796
'18 647 085
(44286 149
52 933234
$183 965 136
18 957 891
101084 554


202.7
1.532%
3 .11
18.9
2.31~
(0. 4
133.8
3.060
$4.09
59.4
2.91%
$1.73
96.0
18.0


22 448
10 879
259 990 876
45 453124
$677 554 231.
39 671 368
33 231177
72 902 545
821 293420
1 936 710 064
2 758 003484
9 465748
66 801 916
386 267 664

i19 101 558
23 031 858
139 930 471


174.8
1.491%
$2.61
20.7
2.370
*0.49
58.3
3.450
$2.01
37.8
3.13W
$1.18
119.7
19.7


22 616
11485
216 127 333
38 515 550
$5 78 683 95 1
40 382 21 7
32 419 856
72 802073
821 096 838
1 920 225 301
2741322139
$18 161 743
65 132 140
83a 293 883

$116 859 668
23 425 090
141 138 021


178.2
1.502%
$2.68
20.3
2.21#
60.45
59.2
3.39%
$2.01
37.7
3.040
$1.14
117.0
19.4


51 331
25 571
479 866 885
87 037 537
.1 347 933 664
76 0,90 566
53149487
129 240 053
1 548 975 490
3 969 519 980
5 516 495 470
(34 564 654
30 498 854
(65 063 508
6240 301 281
48 979174
271 390 484


181.4
1.5490%
$2.81
20.4
2.23%
60.45
74.7
3.290
$2.46
42.7
2.99%
$1.28
112.7
20.3


51612
26 308
409 335 906
76 07816 9
SL183 960676
76 3919235
52 208 986
128600909
1 536 570139
3 978 966 112
5 515 36 251
32 830774
27 903 726
60 734 500
(233 831311
49 630 786
275 262 646


185.9
1.5560
$2.89
20.1
2.14#
$0.43
76.2
3.210
$2.45
42.9
2.91%
$1.25
111.1
20 0


7 891
4 139
103 807 202
27 480 677
$279 564495
43 205
1 560 763
1 603968
1 068 005
230 964128
232 032-133
8 8344
66898 458
6 707 802
812 162 46:
3 150 181
16 847 817


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264.7
1.017%
$2.69
24.7
1.720
60.42
148.0
2.900
14.29
144.7
2.89#
$4.18
73.7


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EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM INCLUDING N SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION

1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955

AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service #. ........ 59 212 59 492 37253 37333 44993 45 034 53713 53692 27468 27459 126174 126185
2. Passenger service# ............... 29710 30 819 19025 19 597 22 654 23208 30 526 31357 15 934 16 498 69114 71063
3. Numbii frorr.tne nr.isarried 583 6740867 499 134 497 200 467 930 172 820297 110 017 668 100 568 567 134 986018 125 807 971 85 716 956 78 833 885 330 720 642 305 210423
4. Numberoflrfendelr.Tmdrir.ed.mlilcth,.us. -114 518 214 99 108 116 40 333 015 36 535 651 30 090 372 27 905 483 59 185 176 56 694 863 24 815 058 22 742725 114 090 06 107 34 71
.Freight rur . 627 498 159 1 418 055 614 $548 230147 4 94 922 6 54 9405 826 502 3 71738 924 $794 347 672 752 262 175 527 656 628 310 6542!7 1 5274 30 02 #434 655 316
8. Numl of rt..r.e r m.pa.er, rg carrl .. ..J "is 2 $ 4 65 31
6-1 Iommrt.or. paiengeres .... 76 133 771 '76 43200 9 10'901 292 11454600 9 502 663 8 999 783 9 069565 9163332 5020 21 44 9 1857748 1184564
6- litl.erpa&ssngr 54710250 3769922 5049487 5063596 5155706 4872850 6890262 6 960316 1679180 1821379 13 725148 13654545
6J T.N J epe 130844021 130201931 15950779 16 518 1 14658369 13872633 15959827 16123648 1684200 1842828 323 2396* 31839109
7, Number vI re.ermepanaengers camedu on, .il 639
7-01 CommuLaron .ar.enger9" 1 550043495 1537 558373 136 372 104 137 550 521 192 370 762 177 929406 169 975 819 172 675 215 .50200 340 325 362 396781 0 944946
7-02 ll other pasr.g-rs 4200484108 4212927878 1 364615088 1312 180598 749840138 797818506 2254 7407359 2303875 471 467090035 503342683 3471670912 36050 36 60
7-8. P roeu 5750 527 603 5750486251 1 500 987 192 1 449 731119 942 210 900 975 747 912 2 424 716 558 2 476 550686 467 140 235 503 683008 3 834067 693 3 955 981606
8. Passens r I'e e" -
%-l0 Commut..ior, fare". . . 364 582 998 $32 846 453 $3 326 816 $3406 705 3719169: ,3417799 $13100294 $2 857592 $800 4 517 a6 820 263 6 279o908
Sllor . . 13188312 134 669248 37414283 5 178 842 16770480 7498874 52268600 52186523 1 514 614 12 371 889 i Os0552 057 28
8-0. TotaWl . . . .. 171 771 310 1167515699 440741099 (S8 585 547 20489649. 20916673 $55 368 894 55044115 1 515 414 12376406 7 3957 g8 3719
9 Paengersnie train reernu./.. ..... 252463744 $246184035 $71654388 $67765485 6540418587 $41633035 6102969069 $1.04003325 $26114246 *27150741 169501842 A 172787101
10 Pssngrram . . 521292 55 553026 45 17 580 587 17 091 278 14 794 594 15 359 710 28 695481 29 450 824 8 675 735 9 169774 52 165 810 53 980308
11. Passarer carrymngar-m . .. 888 238 301 292 764 625 103 158036 98 774 679 61 645 9!r3 64446 61 153 712 101 160511941 36 799230 39404719 252 157 284 264 363 311
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAPPIC:
12 Miles pr revenue on pei road . 196.2 198.6 201.2 211.4 273.5 277.5 438.5 450.6 289.. 288.5 345.0 351.7
13 Revenue per on-.mile 1.421. 1.'.31 1.3?59 1.3553 2.39 1.332% 1.3020 1.327 1.320 1366 1.339 1.337
14. Revenue per ton per road . $2.79 62.81. 62.73 $2.86 $3.69 $3.70 $5.88 $5.98 $3.82 -3.94 4..62 .70
CoMu ION PSPasNGR TRAFFIC "
15-01 Mlea per passenger perroad . 20.4 20.1 12.5 12.0 202 19. 18.7 18.8 10.0 15.9 19.5 1
16-0) Revenue per passenger-mile 2.23. 2.14# 2.44 2.480 1.93 1.92f 1.82% 1.65% 1.59 1.33% 19.88 -19
17-01 Resenu. n.-r pa.er.ge per r:.ad . 0.5 0.43 0.31 60.30 60.39 60.38 60.34 60.31 o0.16 10.21 #0.37 .35
AuL 'OmTHE PaSaENGER TRAFFIC .5
15-02 Miles per pa.nsengr per road . 76.8 78.4 270.2 259.1 145.4 163.7 327.2 331.0 278.2 276.4 252.9 264.0
16-02 Reernue pr passenger-mle.. 3.270 3.200 2.740 2.680 2.24 2.190 2.320 2.27 2 .47? 2.46% 2.32 2.80
17-02 Reense, per p.ger per r. $2.51 $2.50 67.41 $6.95 $3.25 $3.59 $7.59 $7.50 $6.86 *6.79 5.87 66.01
ToTAL PASSENGEiaTRAr ic:
15-03 Mde per pasenger per road 43.9 44.2 94.1 87.8 64.3 70.3 151,9 153.6 277.4 273.3 118.7 124.2
16-03 ReMenueperpassenger-mlt 2.99% 2.91% 2.71 2.66% 2.17% 2.14# 2.28% 2.22 2.47% 2.46 2.28 2.23
17-03 Rer,rue per paserger per ra 1.31 $1.29 $2.55 $2.34 $1.40 $1.51 $3.47 $3.41 $6.84 $6.72 12.70 $2.77
1 Reieraupaieiger-rrulesperrrai-,.rr 110.3 108.4 85.4 84.8 63.7 63.5 84.5 84.1 53.8 54.9 73.5 73.3
19 Rek roe pass ger-.mdes per ear ilee ... 20.0 19.6 14.6 14.7 15.3 15.1 15.8 15.4 12.7 12.8 15.2 15.0


SRepresent an average of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period.
S Includes dining and buffet service.
.Includ ; Comutation and Multiple Ride


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4 511
89 798 91
23 029 947
4234 094938
40086
1560936
1 601022
988234
233 961766
234 950000
I5 677
6 765522
p 781199
12 352 724
5 395 459
17 521 979


256.5
1.016%
02.61
24.7
1.59%
$0.39
1W.9
2.890
I*.33
146.8
2.890
$4.24
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II lll II III tIIIIIII III I BIIII lil l IIII 111111 111
31262088550230 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
S-_- -- BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
OCT 8 IWNt ~ TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
-- Compiled from 11 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 *team railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
Ise lMj MMONT H OF JUn 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)

JUNE 1956


ITEM UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
IE ":1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 19 19561955 1956 1953 1956 1i55
AGGREGATES
Mijl of r..d operated at close f month
I Frag arrice 2 .2i O S 2 .226j. 5690 5918 22972 23075 22438 22610 51300 5103 7898 7871
2 PasengEr eerva 11 t.96 3 11069 3517 3517 11225 11359 10685 11278 E427 2614 4119 4515
3. N urberora Eenueto.naarried. 236526899 235223468 5457102 5461726 38855025 39404199 52624490 ,52151679 96936617 97017 t04 22009316 20998230
4. Numn.irofrevenbeLoseiarnedonerr.l-lth..ui. 54566 912 53313710 765325 759477 7274462 7233834 9271867 _8752453 17 311.054 16145764 5759915 5287962
5. Freighlireeanu. $759776 777 $740893377 618453366 $18476953 $114.651275 k110325609 1137703854 $129393067 $2 70 78L 495 $25819562.9 *58463975 151736973
6. Nwumt..r o revenue pL'oas-iers caied 5
6i-4l C.rrr.uiaionpangers 19522046 19541071 2955722 2 924 034 3885953 3772929 7310635 7325568 14150310 14022531 7498 8258
6-12 ANl .ler pao.engErs 15 929 93 16137635 1900896 1959939 2235600 2331840 7054634 7086945 11,91130 11378724 333561 351378
0-ii Tol 35451979 35678706 4856616 4883973 6119553 6104769 14165269 144'12513 25341440 25401255 341059 359636
7. Nwuir kr of reer.nue pa rqr. &mr c jm.e m .r.e rd
;-')1 Corniuilationpaerrsers 383352034 374874484 64330600 62883168 73854732 69043262 153773417 150626346 291 95E749 282552776 1.85378 201419
7-u2 AD other plr.gerr 2..u0691204 2185565745 136945068 136-240(49 306 203394 314867 555 409732797 400458962 E.32 681259 651527166 55230170 54934227
7-03 Tral 2584043238 2560 4402.29 201275t66 199123.817 380058126 383,870817 563506214 551085308 1144.840008 1 34079 4 55415548 55135646
8. Pr.rreg r resenui
-I C'~nnil..ror. lare' 500142 (8 042919 61193240 (1147861 $1741458 $1609937 $3647968 53344824 $6582 666 6102642 $3087 $3200
-u' Af lLher farer 0566526 8891660 14417176 $4137223 610305094 10 189 355 14 286 893 13619583 29009163 317946161 1562 085 *1638794
'.-U3 T(..6l (6 08 6668 66934779 $5610 46 $5 85 104 612046552 611.799 292 17 934861 616964407 635591 829 6. 046 03 61565170 $1641994
9. Pentger rnice train reeue . ... $v6357 .09 $107159972 $7414 686 $7.,105172 $18828416 (18546E1'7 $&4259237 $234404500 50 505 339 $49098489 $2.574107 $2726923
10. Pa.ngrW .n-riule . .. 24 146 192 24874 564 1 431492 1 4 ,0 34 C. 753087 3790 606 4396219 4648204 9 580 799 929 50 614 618 670177
11. P. nger carrm car.m-aes ....... 1 3173,0 72 134376854 6 7212 96, 6901797 20009435 2C0261755 26 745496 17721899 53 47. L-.7 54885 445 3347 302 5478667
AVERAGES
rREIGH7 TaAFri
12 Mdie per nrenue uon per road 230.7 226.7 1-0.2 139.1 187.2 183.6 176.2 L67.8 178.6 172.6 161.7 251.8
13 Reienue per .on-mde 1.3920 1.3900 2.4110 2.-330 1.5769 1.525f 1.4859 1.4780 1.504 1.54iF 1.015% 0.9780
14 Revenur per ton per r6ad $3.21 $3.l1 $3.38 13.38 $2.95 $2.80 62.62 $2.48 $2.79 $2.66 $2.66 $2.46
Comnul-rno. Pasa r.oia TBAnI.:
15-41 Mdles per paaenger per road 19.6 19.2 21.8 21.5 19.0 18.3 21.0 20.6 20.6 2u.1 24.7 14.4
16-ul Reaenue per pasenger-umie 2.22F 2.15F 1.85f 1.83% 2.36f 2.33p 2.379 2.22F 2.25F 2.16p 1.670 1.59%
17-01 Revpnue per p.enrr pr road 60.44 6$0.11 0.40 80.39 0.0.45 60.3 $0.50 $0.$6 60.47 01.5 60..1 60.39
ALL.I OTHR PA.maNC.R TlAMC0 60
15-02. Milet per paspr.ger per road 138.1 135.4 72.0 69.5 137.0 135.0 58.1 56.5 76.2 74.8 1o5.6 156.3
16-02 Uere f. per.. er lprr-m.le 2.759 2.69 31.2.1 f .4Ou9 3.37 3.26 1..499 .1.0o )3.40f 3.28 2.83 2.980
17-42. Revnue per pass.er.get per ror.d $3.80 $3.05 62.32 $2.11 $4.61 94.37 2.03 $1.92 $2.59 $2.46 S4.68 $4.66
TOIL PASENGER Tk.--Fir
1-I Milei per p.,er.grper ron 72.9 71.8 1.1.4 10.8 62.1 62.9 39.2 38.2 45.2 44.6 162.5 13 .3
Id-j3 Reent.. per rbaasejer-mul 2.670 2.61o .79% 2.6j5 3.17] 3.07F 3.18f 3.06f 3.11% 3.00% 2.823 2.983
17-03 Reernue p.-r p.ser.ger per r,.al $1.95 $1.88 $1.16 $1.08 6 .19? 61.93 $1.25 $1.18 $1.40 (1.34 64.59 $4.57
1I Ret nue paM.r.rp-.n.dea pr.tr in-r.ile 107.0 10;..9 1 .-0. 13.6 101.3 101.3 128.2 118.0 119.5 11".2 90.2 82.3
19 R1ienue pa.seerprr.i lper ear-mine 19.6 19.1 29.9 28.9 19.0 18.9 21.1 19.9 21.4 20.7 16.6 15.8
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM IcLuD1 SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 19j6 1955 1956 1955 .956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Mil, :..f r.adj oGpir ,ed a1 L oI b ni oulth.
I. Freg er, .....59198 59474 37253 37269 44995 45030 55703 53642 27456 27466 126154 126138
2. Passengerservice ... . . 2954 6 30669 18 882 19519 22560 23035 30706 31414 15269 16432 68 535. 70881
8.'Num'bertofretJrai.ar;r..rrie.I 1.18945 9335 118015834 37 909800 37516281 33118486 33717131 28754734 28663077 17799946 17311145 79673166 79691353
4. Nun.'r.1r ler..jpi.,r.s.-.niri.o..mile, Ir..:.3 .. 23071569 22033726 7525534 7 380977 6904545 6949246 12 254384 12 228531. 4 810880 4721 230 .23969 609 23899007
5. Frr.gli r.rM-E.u $329252470 4309932602 $102 484284 $10202.8997 $92749039 $91 504 110 $168 941979 $171 830 152 $66351005 $655975,16 $328042023 $328931778
6. Nurbmlr..r r,.er.u. pI. er.se r. carrkd
6-uI ( orrn.uL.uifr. passenger .14157&608 14030769 2099841 2090669 1643563 1705997 1620106 171:2136 728 1480 3264397 3-419613
r-.2 .All.,it..i p4mengere . 11524b91 11730102 1034426 ,1095588 1271143 1260515 1690031. 1646601 409642 4404829 3370816 3311945
6-03 T,,uJ 25682499 25760891 3134267 3186257 -2914706 2966512 3310137 3358737 410370 406309 6635 213 6731558
7. Nun.b.r r r*.er,..e passengers Cbrrien ...re nl-
7-01 V.'.Mmuiaun passengers 292144127 282754195 26447513 273:51353 34056180 32962108 30 694 934 31789259 7 7800 '17569 64760394 64768936
7-1.I2 lI Olhr paser rs 906111429 906461393 274292702 276677F15 227967-711 23762002o 670387610 648066554 .117931752 116739921 10186 87073 1 00 426 501
7-1. Ial 1200255556 1189215568 300740215 30402920-.1 C4025891 270582134 701082544 679855813 117939032 116757490 1083047467 106719543
8. Passenv r revenue:
--01 Commutation fares". ........6. $6585753 $6105842 $669488 $708168 $658971 652 E84 $585 822 $575617 '$108 $408 61244901 61228909
&- 2Ahotherfares . ... 0571246 629584955 17342467 67106675 $52776 5 $5256 25 $14464803 $14124225 62938645 #2819082 (22674,813 22200230
.8- To,alJ ....... V37156999 355690797 (801955 7814,843 593336 5909809 415050625 114699 840 2932753 2819490 623919714 Z23429139
9. Pasenpri.ersirentrainreenue /. .... .. 53076446 ($51 ..5412 $13235946 213066762 $10256006 110463 240 25983411 $26044821 $580539 7 5759'737 42044 617 2. .67798
10. Pa,.ex,.rUr,.mr.nlee . 10 195 416 10 99 527 7291 815 3 19e(14 "989 33 3052 506 5 944 964 601804C 1724 366 1808 275 1065. c63 106786823
11. P~ager carr-ingr-a c lm.e . ... 56 823529 56864 "3.2 18040522 1837Z 766 14 15141f 14467 670 34 6651 35078576 7848 254 8093 310 56866.521 5763975b
AVERAGES
FREIGHT T : ....
12 Mldea per revenue lon per road 19a.0 186.7 198.5 196.7 208.5 206.1 426.2 426.6 270.3- 272.7 300.9 299.9
13 Reenue per ton-mUie 1.427F 1..07% 1.3620 1.382% 1.3430 1.317 1.3790 1.4050 1.379 1.3 189..3698 1.3760
14 Revene per ton per road $2.77 $2.o3 $2.70 62.72 62.80 (2.71 $5.88 $5.99 $3.73 $3.79 $4.12 $..
COMMUTArTION PasmGsae Ta Tvic
5-ul Miles per paiemngper road 20.6 20.2 12.6 13.1 20.7 19.3 18.9 18.6 10.0 11.9 1 T9.8 18.9
16-tul Revenue per psenger-mile 2.25% 2.164 2.530 2.59% 1.93F 1.98% 1.91 1.81 .- 1.48 2.32F 1.920 1.90%
17-01 Revenue per pamer' per road 60.'7 60.6 60.32 $0..3 $0.40 $0.38 : 0.36 0.34 (0.1.5 $0.28 $0.38 60.:36
AL (C"rH LR P&uAGER TRA.I c"3.3
15-02 M4e-perpamsenger perroad 78.8 77.3 26.5.2 252.5 180.9 188.5 396.? 393.6 287.9 288.4 302.1 302.7
164-2 Revenueperprlaenger.mdle 3.37% 3.26% 2.68% 2.57% 2.29% 2.21 2.16% 2.180 2.49% 2.41 2.23 2.21
17-0'2, t enue paer enger per road 52.65 $2.52 $7.10 $6.49 $4.15 $4.17 *8.56 *8.58 7.16 6.96 66.73 $6.70
ToTL Pi ENGER RA FIC .1
15-03 Miles per parserger per road 46.7 '6.2 96.0 95.4 90.6 91.2 211.8 202.4 287.4 287.4 163.2- 158.5
i 0)3. Reenue per passenger.-aie 3.10% 3.000 2.66% 2.57% 2.2% 2.180 2.153 2.16 2./49% **- 2.41$ 221 I 2.200
17-i3 Recenue per pasenger per road $1.45 $1.39 $2.56 $2.45 $2.04 $1.99 $4.55 $4.38 67.15 .. 66.94 -3.4 83.48
1 Revenue passenger-miles per trau.-nmle 117.7 112.2 91.4 89.5 88.3 88.6 117.9 113.0 68.4 64.6 101 9.1
19 Re enue pasenger-rndes per car-rrf de 21.1 20.4 16.7 16.5 18.7 18.7 20.1 19.4 15.0 14'4 19.4 18.5


/ Inoludea dining and buffet ser"
* Includes Commutation and Multiple Ride


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)


Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam-railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE 1956 AND 1955


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service .# ........... 222 643 222 992 5890 5918 22 990 23078 22 446 22 616 51 26 51612 7893 7 878
2. Passenger service#............ ... 117701 12139C 3517' 3521 11183 11311 10846 11429 25546 26261 4156 4512
3. Numberof revenuetons carried. . 1 351429786 1 212 388 685 35 611 9981 32 522090 228 588937 205 552408 312 640 795 268 279 012 576 841 730 .506 353 510 125 016 518 1,.0 796 821
4. Numberof revenue tonsearriedone mile(thous) 33 548 938 296300548 5 025 149' 4638969 44 600 053 40 916 961 54 724 991 47268003 104 350 193 92 823 933 33 240 592 28 317 909
5. Freightrevenue . . ...... $4463 337884 $4088526961 117113436 107574049 $686 350 638 $626505 238 $615 5085 $708 077 018 $1 61 722 159 $1 442156305 338 028 470 $265831911
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers'.. . 125134 483 125 612 244 19 383 825 19 116 133 23 875 048 23 590536 46 982 129 47 707 785 90 241 002 90414454 50 703 48 344
6-02. All otherpassenger . 89 414 683 88 625 698 10 931 549 10 933 352 13 123 257 13147 557 40 285 676 39 506 801 64 340 482 63 587 710 1 894 324 1 912 314
8-03. Total . ..............214 549166 214 237 942 30 315 374 30049 485 36 998 305 36 738 093 87 267 805 87 214 586 154 581 484 154 002 164 1 945 027 1 960658
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers". . .. 2 432 169706 2 400 928324 414091 312 404344 980 451 776090 443 054 751 975 072 129 971 723 184 1 840 939 531 1 619 122 915 1 253383 `1189 653
7-02. Allotherpassengers ;.. . 1123745583911315710881 765 487 927 7481331531710470451 1761675 86223464357487 2 320684263 4 622 395865 4 630493 278 286 194 298 288895993
7-03. Total ... . ....... 13 669625545 13716 639 205 1179 579239 1152 478 133 2162 246 541 2204730613 3321509616 3292407447 666363353196 6649616193 287 447 681 290085 646
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01. .Commutationfares . . $53 230 300 $50575983 $7467613 $7169827 $10 565 991 $10 257022 23 113797 $21506567 $41 47 401 $36 933 416 $21 431 $'18 877
8-02.Allotherfares..... . 315744465 310797177 23 577057 22 622660 $54 842 150 54475504 $810887 22 $78 751723 $1.59 507929 055849 887 $8251533 8 404 316
8-03. Total . . . 368974 765 $361 373160 631044670 29 792 487 $65408141 $64 732 526 L104 202 519 a100 258 290 $ 00 655 330 $194 783 303 8 272 964 8423 193
9. Passenger service trainrevenue ./ 601 976 206 $593 694 757 $41 477 653 4 111679 $10 965 172 (102 510068 $143 360 795 3.140 306 168 $ 290 803 2u $i'Z 9i;7 915 $14*736 570 $15 079647
10. Passengertrai-miles ... . . 146 021 944 148 973 329 8'416286 8 738 145 22 715 609 22 748697 27 426077 28073294 58 559 S7,7e; 69560136 3 764 799 40 65636
11. Passengercarrying car-miles ......... 775284193 790299 469 38919929 39941 864 119 "270 815 121346307 166 675 967 168859920 324 866 711 330 14d091 20 195 11 21000866
AVERAGES
FsarEGT TRAPPIc:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 239.4 244.4 141.1 142.6 195.1 199.1 175.0 176.2 180.9 183.3 264.2 255.6
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . 1.379 1.380% 2.3;1% 2.3190 1.539% 1.5319 1.4900 1.498% 1.5510 1.5'4 1.017. 1.009p
14. Revenue per ton per road. . . $3.30 $3.37 $3.29 $3.31 $3.00 $3.05 $2.61 $2.64 $2.81 S2.85 $2.69 $2.58
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRArrIC:'
15-01. Miles per passenger per road . 19.4 19.1 21.4 21.2 18.9 18.8 20.8 20.4 20.4 20.1 21.7 24.6
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.19 2.11j 1.80% 1.77( 2.340 2.32% 2.370 2.21% 2.24% 2.14% 1.71> 1.59%
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road . $0.43 $0.40 $0.39 $0.38 0. 44 00.43 0.49 0.45 $0.46 (0.43 0.42 0.39
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road. . 125.7 127.7 70.0 68.4 130.3 134.0 58.2 58.7 75.0 76.0 151.1 151.1
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.811 2.751 3.080 3.020 3.211 3.09% 3.46% 3.390 3.31% 3.23% 2.886 2.91%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road $3.53 $3.51 42.16 $2.07 (4.18 $4.14 $2.01 $1.99 $2.48 $2.45 $4.36 $4.39
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road . .63.7 64.0 38.9 38.4 58.4 60.0 38.1 37.8 43.1 43.2 147.8 1O8.0
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile 2.70 2.630 2.63# 2.59% 3.03% 2.94% 3.14# 3.050 3.010 2.930 2.880 2.900
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road $1.72 $1.69 '$1.02 (0.99 $1.77 $1.76 $1.19 $1.15 $1.30 $1.26 1A 25 64.30
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 93.6 92.1 140.2 131.9 95.2 96.9 121.1 117.3 113.0 111.6 7o.4 71.4
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 17.6 17.4 30.3 28.9 18.1 18.2 19.9 19.5 20.5 20.1 14.2 13.8
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM INCLUI SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 .1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freightservice#.. .............. 59219 59490 37253 37 323 44994 45035 535712 535683 27465 27460 126 171 126 178
2. Passengerservice#.... . . 29682 30773 19001 19584 22638 23179 30556 31367 15824 16487 69018 71033
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . 70265B248 617150331 238377730 210336578 143136154 134285698 163740752 154471048 103516902 96145030 410393806 384901776
4. Numberofrevenuetons carriedonemile(thous) 137 590 785 121 141 842 47 858 549 43 916 628 37 034 106 34 854 729 71 439 560 68 923394 29 (25 938 27 463 955 131 o09 04 131 242 078
5. reightre er .u. .... 1 956 750 629 1 727 988 216 -656 7i4 430 $596951651 $498575541 $4632430344 $0,63 289651 $924092327 $394007633 376251733$16, E,672 i251 763587094
6. Number .4 rerer.u, aerqErs arri.d
6-01 CorfrUer.on p ngers ... 90291705 90462798 13001133 13545269 11146226 10705780 10689671 10875468 5748 22929 2184A645 21604177
6-i2 Allolt.er paengen "6 234606 65500024 6083913 6159184 A426849 6133365 8580293 8606917 2088822 2226208 1709W5964 16966490
6-03 Tot. 156 526 511 155 962 822 19 085046 19 704453 17 573075 16 839 145 19 269964 19 482 385 2 094 570 2249 137 38 937609 38.570667
7. Number ur re-nur,eu pawnepnrs carried Ore mile
7-1 N mr mur.n pasenger .r. 642 192 914 1 620 112 568 162 819 617 164 901 874 226 428 942 210 891 514 200 670 753 204 464 474 57 480 357 894 427 157 175 4,15 713 882
7-02 Ullother paser.gwrs 5108 590163 5119369271 1'6389076911588858449 979807849C1(35438532 2 925128349 2951942025 585 021787 620082604 4489 957 985 4607 463 161
7-03 [otal 6950783077 6939701839 1 801727308 1753760323 1206 236 7911E. 4.330046 3125 799102 3156406499 585079267 620440498 4 917 115&160 5023177043
8. Passent, r revenue:
8-01 Comn nation fares* ......... ....41 168 832 $3a 952 '93 $3996304 $4114 873 64 378 140 04070683 $3 686116 $3433209 $908 $4 925 08065164 $7 508817
8-02 LulothE.rare .. 67759462 $164254203 $44756703 $42285457 $22047845 022755799 666733196 066310746 614447259 $15190972 1032283500 1,04257517
8- Tl ........ . 208 928 294 $203206 496 $48 753007 $46 400 330 26 425 985 26 826 482 070 419 312 069 743955 014 448167 $15195 897 $111 293 464 $111 766 334
9. Passengerservice trainrevenueI./...... $6305 540190 $. ;,9007562 (04 696:57 $80832368 $50674f3= $5(209602 1:8a 95 2461 $170048146 631 91.643 $32 910479 $ 2.11 5.4665 $E15054 827
I' Passengerr irr.-nules 62324771 625 772 0587 400 20487892 17784 27 1641 18 34 64 445 354 d83 864 10400101 10978583 6.2 824 771 4 659 665
II Paserngercarrrmr.sr-les .. . 345 061 830 351148 957 121 198 55, 117 147445 4 75 797 36- 7a 914 521 103 576 952 155 E.90 517 d4 647 484 474 98029 30D 0:k3 605 32. 003 067
AVERAGES
FREIGHm TIsttPir
12. Miles per reernue ton per road . 195.8 196.3 200.8 208.8 258.7 259.6 436.3 446.2 286.2 285.7 336.5 31.0
13. Resenue per -mue . 1.422% 1.426% 1.3600 1.3590 1.346% 1.3299 1.3480 1.341o 1.3300 1.3700 1.344' 1.3"0
14. Reen.e per ion per road . $2.78 $2.80 (2.73 $2.84 $3.48 $3.45 $5.88 $5.98 $3.81 $3.91 $4.52 $4.58
Commue'iuior. PessieNoe TRAFFIC"
15-01 Miles per passenger perroad 20.4 20.1 12.5 12.2 20.3 19.7 18.8 18.8 10.0 15.6 19.6 _19.2
16-rIl Reven,ue per paenger-rmle 2.23F 2.14- 2.45% 2.50% 1.93 1.930 1.84 1.680 1.580 1.380 1.891 1.81%
17-01 Revenue per passenger per road $0.46 $0.43 $0.31 (0.30 (0.39 00.38 00.34 60.32 (0.16 0.21 (0.37 (0.35
ALL OTHER Pase .,ise rT.ervIC
15-4)2 Mdesper passenger per rowd 77.1 78.2 269.4 258.0 152.5 168.8 340.9 343.0 280.1 278.5 262.,6. V716
16-,)2 Rev.euep.e irp&.sngr.mle 3.280 3.21F 2.73% 2.66% 2.25% 2.200 2.28% 2.25% 2.47% 2.45% 230% 2.260
17-02 Rener.uL per FAter.ger pErr.. 2. 5.' 62.51 $7.36 66.87 $3.43 63.71 $7.78 $7.70 $6.92 6.82 6.04 o$6.14
TOT PsIP a E%.Es TRAFFIC
15--"03 M .lsr passer, ger per road L4..4 44.5 94.4 89.0 68.6 74.0 162.2 162.0 279.3 275.9 126.3 130.2
1I3. Re.enue per pssenger.mile 3.01r 2. ~3 2.710 2.65% 2.19% 2.15f 2.25% 2.21% 2.47% 2.4i.5 2.26 2.23%
17-03 FReenue per paser.ger per road $1.33 61.?0 $2.55 $2.35 $1.50 $1.59 $3.65 $3.58 $6.90 $6.76 $2.86 $ 2.90
I. Reenue passr.ger-riles per train mile 111.5 109.1 86.3 85.6 67.8 67.7 90.2 89.0 56.3 56.5 78.3 77.4
19 R.senuepaMengFr-rr.ilesprcarr..rr.e 20.1 19.8 14.9 15.0 15.9 15.8 16.6 16.1 13.1 134 15.9 15.6


Represents an average of the mileage reported at the cloee of each mont within the period.
I/ Includes dining and buffet service.
Includes Comiutatlon and Multiple Ride


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE mOMT0 2o JU1X 1956 AID 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)
JULY 1956


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN UM.OIN EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Milesoof road operated at oelmof month: 7 898 7 871
1.i Fesht e atma ................: 888S25428 a 881 5s89 5918 22972 23o075 22438 8 51299 51603 7898 7871
2. Passengereervice ............. 116654 1280799 3517 3517 11225 11359 10521 11 8 252863 26154 4119 4412
3.Number o revenue toolnaided. ....... 188872000 814594508 B05 s 79 4970034 29294460 34495961 38171857 445a6173 72-5:0419 86002,174 17 509245 18719479
4.Numberofrevmuetonseaorriltomile(thous) 46611480 583OB03 691885 724650 5989g765 7010053 6973740 *749336 13655390 16484065 4736034 4771538
5.Freightrevenue............... $670717220 $711150749 9L6234011 018303726 $94662414 Fo05465579 $108711936 3 27656942 219408301 1251426247 (48987279 648505860
6. Number of revenue psseaswe e eiml:
6-01.NuCommutatnpueelm........ 198674928 18)48934 3154305 2710282 3695123 3393205 7389166 70383.34, 14826b4 13S681 7606 7457
-02.Allotherpeener .... 16690575 17 588946 1949008 2024915 2309759 2575872 7171876 7555211 1 43 S5T 12155998 375051 397591
6-M Total ... ...... 36565495 35884880 5103307 4735197 6004882 5969077 14561042 14587345 S 369231 85291619 382657 405048
7.N-0Commutation paeng'..... oemile:.401051046 361198350 70348840 60398607 73250422 65197662 159645575 148790311 3B4800377 874380660 188405 184567
7-02.Aotherpaener ......... 390684052 2431176279 150885808 148445566 329081894 361209766 418154219 443085895 80"61Pa1 9587412887 55062673 61206045
7-0 Toal .............. 8791735098 8792374689 22881174648 8083283 408332 516 4264074288 577799794 591876206 1 201 4 a 1 28 1 a87 55251078 61390612
8. Commutation fares ....... 8804396 77185443 1L291784 085 897 59 730520 L550561 S769646 .38298741 791950 (989199 9179 88871
8-.All otherfres.. 3342078 268841283 14484127 4486869 (L0170949 10147031 614580648 214631055 689175724 9 29264955 1584013 t1635885
Tol ...... 146474 59956,786 05775911 5572766 $11901469 611697592 618290294 179835796 35967674 635194154 (1.527192 1L638756
9. Pamengergervieetrainrevenue./ ...... 108 931964 107772844 7485830 7.295 133 (17826651 618536974 623772265 823494895 49 084746 (493270028 2460239 82739806
10.P sgertraimies ........ 4849b19 85847306 1474567 1566301 3816444 3989758 4480428 4745271 9771439 10241330 626242 689084
11. Pasengercarryingea-miles ......... 139922615 145 119 795 6976820 7236674 20,801434 21517784 27632859 28946681 55411113 57701139 3402998 3 734R 36
AVERAGES
Famuorrm Tane:
12.Mileperrevenuetonperroad . 246.8 242.6 136.8 145.8 204.5 203.2 182.7 188.0 188. 191.? 270.5 & .9
18. revenue per to-mle ........... 67 2.346 2.526 1.580( 1.5040 3.559 1.659 1.608 1.5250 1.03W4 1.017%
14. Revenueper tonper road. 03.55 W3.31 .3.21 3.68 3.23 3.06 62.85 2.7 V3.03 $2.92 $2.80 $2.59
CommmuoATto PAUassoa TxAJYc:*
15-01. Milesperp ens rperroad. .20.2 19. 22.3 22. 19.8 19.2 21.6 1. 21. 20.9 26.8 24.8
1-01. Revenue p 2 .20' to I .1 2.8 2.36. 2.210 2 .16 1.690 1.560
17-0.Reve. 8.2.6 d pore r + (o.b 00.:2 ,O. 1 (O.4 1o.M7 (.r6 $0.51 0-.7 $0.4 41.0 5 60.a 2 410.39
1-02.Mi per sengerperroad. 143 2 238.7 77.4 73.3 142.5 140.2 5.3 58.6 78.6 78. 146.8 153.9
16-02. Revenue per pseener-mile 2.56 2.97 3.02 09 3 .30 3.25 0 277 2.67
Toys,. Psaaummuoaa1ud T. 63.38 o2.2
M Mikeper paienger perroad. . 76.3 77.8 43 44.1 67.0 71.4 39.7 0.6 46.6 *8.5 144.4 151.6
16-03RevenueperpSeger-mile .. .. 2.58 2.51 2.1 2.670 2.960 2.74 3.17 3.03 .0 2.87 2.766 2.67
17-0.Rveue par pammmw'r per road. 1.97 61.95 1.13 1.16 1.96 61.96 61.26 61.23 1. 61.39 3.99 6.05
18 eepa .m pet il. 112.3 108.0 .9 133.3 105.6 108.5 129.0 124.7 88.92 89.1
19. Revenue pssge ilesperar-mil 20.0 19. 31.7 28.9 19.3 19.8 20.9 20.4 31.7 21.3 16.2 16.4
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM aollDcZutt SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ___
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
I Fghtrvi e........ ...... .... 59 474 9T 537269 44985 45030 535692 53648 87442 87466 126118 a26138
2: Passengerserv ............. 29388 30566 6 t 1 19456 22480 23035 30706 31414 1i839 16388 68455 70777
3.Number ofevenuetoaseanrrid......... 900314431 10472165'3 36013S 32670870 19152354 33117649 87108968 26840316 17319184 1744020 63500506 77801985
4.Numberofreveietosearidedonemi"(thous) 10391424 21255603 08877f 7162219 5730385 6729636 11198982 18153140 460*3t, 4751434 21533819 83634810
5. Freightrevenue.. 68595640 6299932107 9481 4 4736413 $79328146 687 5288331 163 63643 505 (64057903 64799 1 S065995 0307771463 (316658229
-.N 0.uePuuti am ed ........ -.14846 200 13143078 216J30e 8011635 1838370 1671087 1637 132 1532450 815 676 3476360 3804 221
6-2. Allotherpassengers......... 11805688 12553589 11 48 1878648 1517770 1497101 1791084 1751849 483841 444739 3732395 3693709
6-03.Tot ...... ..... ... 26051688 25696667 3304858 3290283 3356140 3168188 3428216 3884387 44399 445415 78208755 6897930
7. mmtatiopmls.......:I .. 305433442 27458657T 17*64993 24393951 39618540 32981947 30725491 29850465 580 8760 703528611 6223917
7-02. ilotherpasengers...... ... 953184594 1013947278 311330652 316146780 256734551 268786169 746584779 706307059 182910076 185988999 1126229206 1101082227
7-W. otls t............... 1256 858036 12888512499 338595245 340540731 296352891 301768116 777310270 735557524 122918654 128995759 1196581817 1165381399
8 Comminm". ....... 6795129 5938 T0 669972 $610269 $750126 $642964 $589038 $530056 131 1 84 61339295 St173104
85"2 Ahothetrfre............ 0699737 (30900840 611685 7858046 (5438069 5452836 L9507619504901870$ 3130*91 73101291 24585486 83455397
w.To. .... .. . 4486 3810 8786827 !8495315 6188195 36095800 6539764 115431386 31u828 3101375 85864781 684688501
..Parneanr Iterviesvamenue ....... 51544945 ,580808 135630325 1322888085 $10474786 10523774 $27 392 509 26025763 :58.19 59238414 643756654 482477V51
10.PaeeersarmnAN .... ... ..10397681 10930414 3367999 3469670 3112865 3208127 6208209 6 357 695 1 7 5 188140 11083639 11447282
11 PaNWgar ryingeares-.. ... 58 814111 61436075 19816129 19 58653i6 15770321 16384360 37984241 39003648 8713731 8 709 1 6 61891775 64097184
AVEtAGiA
Famort TaurVe*
12. Mile .peirvm ,.rr. 20.3 20.0 219.2 299.2 2a03.2 6a.3. 5.6 .. 2 5 2.7 306.1
3 if1.3231.369%.329%
1. Remue per te .mil .... 1.40o. 1.11%. 1.323% 1.38. 1.301%0 1.3500.16.01 291.3)00
4. Revmsue por em perm sed. .. .... $2.8 2.86 .4 2.90 $4.14 2.64 6.04 $6.11 0.7 $4.0 .10
Coueaisoxn Paemea TLaum':
16-01. MAleNps arpmagerperMd . 21.3 20.9 12.7 12.1 21.6 19.7 18.8 19.1 0.0 10.0 20.2 19.4
16-01 Revmeueper pegn ..3 s 2.3.6 3.46% 2.500 1.89% 1.95% 1.92% 1.81% 1o 1.V4 1.90% 1.60%
17-01. Revenue per per md 0o.48 6,.A5 4.31 60.30 $0.41 60.38 (0.36 60.35 33.0 60.12 (0.39 o0.37
Ar. Orman Piumon
-02 Mdesmperp psms nr ed...... 80.7 00.8 t70.1 247.3 169.2 179.5 416.8 403.1 89.82 283.3 301.7 296.1
1642. Revenue per passmomwaile,. 3.22% M.0 .61 2.49 2.12% 2.03 2.14% 2.11% 2.55 2.4%6 2.18 2.133
17- Reveu perad . 6.60 #2.46 $7.04 06.17 $3.58 $3.64 $8.91 $8.51 67.1 $6.97 $6.57 $6.35
15-4 .Mie perpasse gerr rm ad 48.2 50.1 102.5 103.5 88.3 95.2 226.7 224.0 289.6 268.9 166.0 168.6
1-48. Revuseperpa eew 2.980 2.86 2.600 2.490 2.090 2.02% 2.13% 2.100 2.550 2.460 2.160 2.120
17-. Reveueper mperred $ 1.4 $1.3 2.66 p2.58 $1.84 $1.92 8.82 66.70 67.39 (6.96 63.59 63.57
18. Reveopmie r lpertaiaiea l. 120.8 117.9 100.5 98.1 95.2 94.1 125.2 115.7 69.7 67.0 108.0 101.6
19. Revenuepasen -miesperear-mile 21.4 21.0 17.6 17.4 18.8 18.4 20.5 18.9 15.1 14.5 19.3 18.1
/ Imelates 61adne e*d butte$ service.
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UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN STRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 196 1i955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of romadopwdat elesof month: 3 516 7893 78
1. Fm'ightrvile 22687 8222979 90 5918 229988 23074 22.44 1 5 a 516io 7 93 7678
2. Pamger service . 117548 181304 5917 3520 11189 11318 10o00 o1400 8506 -26246 4133 4497
3. Numberfrevnuetonserrid........ 1540279860 148369 3La 3 40667 877 37492124 257885896 2400483690 350 788 14i 314 91 15a 649341 g9 5982355684 143325 763 129516300
4. Number frevmenuetons arriedonemile(tho) 70 159944 348635 7T 5 717054 5363619 :50589 405 47927014 3616987.1 5680193 11 0 170 10 307 99 8 37 9764626 33 08944 7
5. Freightrevenue ......... . 154055104 4 799 847710 $13S347 447 125 877775 #781 013,051 $731 970 817 423 970081 83S 57336 0 90 838 so130 Bg 69382 58 52 5 387 015 749 5334 337 771
6. Number ofnrevnue pamener carted: d.
.' 6N1.ommutation amn . 145009403 1439711768 2as8 iS30 218641 3 27570171 26 983 741 54 371 1891 54 7563a d 4 448 103S00 75 58009 55 801
6-.2AllotherPasengerm ... . 106105258. 106151644 1a880551 12958267 15433016 15723429. 47457552 47 0620122 I81 T l 75743708 2269375 2309905
6-. Total . . . 251114661 2350122 582 3S 418 681 34784682 43003187 42 707 170 101 828 847 101801931 180 850 T1L 179 293 783 2327684 2365 706
7. Number of revenuePassenge ried oe mile:
7-0. Commutationpasen on.... 3 33220 752 2 762 126674 484 440 152 464 737667 525026712 508 252 413 1 134 717 704 1120 513 493 2144184068 093 503575 1441788 1374220
7-.AlloterpM .aenger. ........ 13 62813989113746887160 916313735 696578719 2039552345 2122 885628 2 764 5917068763770158 8720 477 5783834505 341256971 350102038
7-08.Total . ............. 1646136064316509013 834.14007538871361316386 2 564 79057 2 63 10413 899 309410 3 884 283 653 7 64 64 34 7 76738080 342 69859 3514762548
"8-0 Cmuttionfram*. . ... 62 034696 688291424 8 759397 88255784 (2296 512 11807583 626883443 $24799308 $47939352 44662415 4824610 $01748
8-02. Alloherfare . 79086540 73038 458 2 061184 7109529 65013099 64622 535 95609370 93382 778 188 3653 685114842 9 775 546 0040201
8- Toal . . . 94 41 121236 431329884 36880581 536253 7730611 76430118 (122492813 6118182086 (236623005 E229977457 49800156 (t0061949
9. Paerengerewrvic tran revenue .710 905987 $701664207 $48 963483 47 406 812 (123 791.823 .121044 145 $167 133060 91635800655 6339 888366 (332251612 $17 196 769 17819453
10.. ...train-ile. .. . 170871463 174820635 9 890 853 10304446 26 532053 86678455 31 908 505 32 818565 68331411 69 801466 4391041 4754720
11. Paangwearryingear-mile . . 915206808 935419264 45896749 47178538 140072249 142864091 194308826 197806601 380 277 824 387 649 230 23 598 117 24735802
AVERAGES
FamRIHT TaAmc:
12. Mile per revenue ton per road ..... 240.3 2.1 140.6 143.1 196.2 199.7 175.9 177.9 181.7 184.5 265.0 255.5
13. RevenuePer tabile 13 .. W#2.3* .47 1.544. 1.527 1.498 1.4920 3.350% .5W 1.019, 1.o00
14 Revenue per ton per r.d. . r6.3 .36 93.28 .36 3.03 3.05 $2.63 .65 2. 2.70 92.58
ComNmnATION Paaameina TaArc "
1 l Milesperpaiengerper oad 19. 192 21.5 21.3 19.0 18.8 20.. 20.5 20.5 20.2 24.7 -24.6,
1-01 Rem. per psenger-l e . 2.11, 1.81, 1.078 2.34f 2:.L 2..: 2.21, 2.24J 2.14 1.710 1.580
17-01. Revenue per pemenaperproad 43. (0. (0.40 0.39 o0.38 0.45 0.44 .9 0to.45 to.46 to.43 o.4 o.39
Au. Orma PAINOMa TaAmc:
15-2. Mileper pasenerperroad . 128.4 129.5 71.1 69.2 132.2 135.0 58.3 58.7 75.5 76.4 150.4 151.6
16-. Remus per peger-mile . 2.780 2.71% 3.060 3.020 3.19 3.040 3.46% 3.380 3.300 3.200 2.860 2.870
17-02. Revenue per paenger per road . 3.57 3.51 2.1 s2.09 04.21 4.11 2.01 $1.98 02.49 $2.44 $4.31 ,4.33
ToTA, Pammona Ta :
103. Mileperpen erroad. . 6.6 66.0 39.5 39.1 59.6 61.6 38.3 38.2 43.6 43.9 147.2 148.6
16-03 Revenuepr pm angeriul 2.6 0 2.61 2.6 2.600 3.01 2.90% 3.14 3.04% 3.010 2.92% 2.860 2.860
17-03. Revenue per anger per read .. 1.76 61.72 11.02 $1.02 61.80 81.79 $1.20 61.16 61.31 11.28 $4.21 $4.25
18 Revenuewpasenger-milesperlranoule 96.3 94.4 191.6 132.1 96.7 98.6 122.2 118.4 115.1 112.8 78.0 73.9
19 Revenuepasmenger-milupereor-mule 18.0 17.6 30.5 28.9 18.3 18.4 20.1 19.6 20.7 20.3 14.5 14.2
EASTERN DISTRICT
zw IMCIDo SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ________________. ____
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road opesqted as tea of moth:
I. Fregahterv e l........ .. ...... 59216 9488 "037 147 37315 44993 45033 53709 553678 2 7448 27461 126 16*4 126172
2. Pamengerservicee............... 29639 50743 18972 19566 22616 23158 30577 31373 15744 16464 68937 70995
3. Number of revenuetons earried. ...........7928647 683 721 871984 273 6357 63 245 007 448 162 288508 167403347 190849720 181311364 120836086 113389050 473 974 314 462 103 761
4. Number ofrevenue towmearrin am e(thm) 1355981796 1-42 397445 54145 4938 551078 846 42 764 491 41 584365 82 638 542 81076534 34 229 790 322153688 159 632 823 154 876287
:.Frehtvue.. ........... -825346260 2027920323 (745064548 4 91688 064 577 903 687 (5507713651126933156 088150230 9458 807445 9 441317 72 2 163644288 2 080239323
6-01. CoNmemutationpso ..ue ..e.d: 104537905 103605876 15153493 15556904 12984596 12376867 12326803 12407926 6606 23605 25 318 005 24 808398
6-Q. Allother p mr ..............78040494 78053613 7236405 7437832 7944619 7630466 10371377 10358786 2512343 2670947 20828359 20660199
6-03. Total ..... ". 182 578399 181659489 22 389 898 22 994736 20929215 20"007 333 22 698180 22 766712 2 518 969 2 694552 46 146364 45468597
7. Number ofenue pmonwr -,lonemile
7-01. onmuiaiion p m.m.-. .1. *14b6,6356 2094877795 190084610 1890295 825 266047482 243873461 231396244 233714939 66060 364654 497509786 4177953054
7-02 other pa anpre 4061714 757 6133336543 1950237943 1905005229 1 236 542 200 1 304224701 3 671 71.312853658249084 707 931 863' 746071603 5 616 187 191 5708545388
7-0S Total .. ......... ...... 207 341113 8228 214338 2140 82553 20943094 1054 1502 58982 15480981 90 3 093109372 3891964023 707 997923 746436257 6 113696 977 616649844
a. Panng ( r revenue: 6512826 1
"0 .Commutationar,,'. ..... ....947 963962 9448845.6 .4866275 64725142 266$47136 64275134 3963265
8-02 Allotherfaes ..... :. 459199 19515043 52 873555 0-70502 9248914 928208635 82 683922 181212016 753950 618292262 91277537669127712913
4S91. .1240039 40515 57 539830 6544 95644 32 614180 32922282 686959076 185175281 7 5849 89 6182 7271 6137158245 6136394834
9. Paenerme strainevenue I/.. ......$357 085 135 $350 071063 (98 517 538 $94060454 $61 149322 962619887 91563 44 990 $156 073909 $37 809002 6388385892 $255 303314 $257 532688
io PamSSenserl 'am ...... ....... 727282452 74556186 24240 399 23957562 20897092 21620345 40848654 41826559 12162866 12659983 73908612 76 306887
II. Pamengerearrymsear-lesre ..... :. .. 403 875 941 412589038 140415287 136733981 91 567690 95298881 226 563193 234 594165 52784697 56207205 370 91 580 386 100251
AVERAGES
Faaoarr Taan
12 Mile per revenue ton per road 196.8 197.3 199.3 210.2 263.5 248.4 433.0 447.2 283.3 284.1 336.8 335.2
Is. Revenue per to-mile. . . .127 1.424 1.3 1.354 1.3531 1.324, 1.364% 1.342% 14. 1.370% 14~55 1.3430
14. Revenue per to per rad. ... .2.81 $2.81 2.7 2.5 3.56 03.29 35.90 $6.00 O3.6 $3.89 $4.56 $4.50
CommuTaTIoN Psaeamoaa TUAmC.'
'"-0I Mslewper panr per rad 20.3 20.2 2.5 12.2 20.5 19.7 18.8 18.8 10.0 15.4 19.7 19.3
1441. Revenue per panmogl . 2.2 2.14 .4 2.50 1.91 1.93 1.85% 1.70% 1.571 1.37% 1.89% 1..82
17-01 Revenue perp erper oad (0.46 0.43 (0.31 0.30 :0.39 to.38 60.335 0.32 to.16 90.21 0o.37 01.35
Au. Oman PAseama Tac$l7
M5-42 Miles per pasngerpe road . 77.7 78.6 249.5 256.1 135.6 170.9 354.0 353.2 281.8 279.3 269.6 276.3
18-02 Revenue per pmeenger- l ... 3.27% 3.18% 71 2.63% 2.229 2.16%. 2.25% 2.222 2.o480 2.45, 2.27. 2.24%
17-02. Revenue per passengerper road . 2.54 2.50 7.31 66.75 3.46 93.70 7.97 97.84 67.00 96.85 (6.13 66.18
ToTaL. Pajwoma iuzc7 7 172070.01 T.a2c7701326.1
15-03. Miles per puenger per road. . 45.0 45.3 95.6 91.1 71.8 77.4 172.0 170.9 281.22, .0 32.5 136.1
16-03. Revenue per passeer-mile 3.000 2.92% 2.69% 2.62% 2.17% 2.130 2.23% 2.19% 2.400 2.45% 2.!24 2.20f
17-. evenueperpassengerperroad $1.35 1.32 2.57 $2.39 $1.56 1.65 3.83 03.74 $6.98 $6.79 $2.97 O3.0
18. Revenue passmenger-ilee per train-mile. 112.9 110.4 88.3 87.4 71.9 71.6 95.6 93.1 54.2 58.0 82.7 81.1
19. Revenue paenger-miles per car-mile 20.3 19.9 1 15.2 15.3 16.14 16.2 17.2 16.6 23.4 33.3 16.5 16.0


SRepresents an average of theo lloege
I/ Inoludes dining and buffet servloe.
*Include Coetatoa aa Mndultiple Ride


reported at the close of eaoh month within the period.


UNIVERSITY OF FLOoiumr

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU F TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compid from 1 report of revue traffic statietic repreiematig U 6tea railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
POR aW3m03MOrTmB CI ITi J=UI 1954 AM 1955


Statemt No. 12 (05-O4)


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Subject to revision


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U.S. BEPOITORY


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08855 0255
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTE OF AUGUST 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D) "
AUGUST 1956 1,.


ITEM UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freightseervice ............... 222486 222843 5889 5918 22 93, 2307. 22422 22610 51245 51599 789 7871
2. Passengerservice. .............116554 120026 3517 35172 11225 1355 10521 112786 252645 26150 4119 4412
3. Number of revenue tonseaied.......... 2533163152 244486129 529980 52481168 37563454 40143720 50408774 53258109 93292048 98646947 22806445 21750091
4. Numberof.revenuetonscarriedonemie(hous) 55408062 55668759 746 607 706 835 701,38064 7398832 9 269 685 9098258 17154356 17205925 6 116940 5657485
5. Freightrevenue.e................... $764696107 $764916457 $17365856 $L7158156 #110961019 112 143 122134 508 1716$13277044 22 835046 a62071922 1880305 #56045995
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01.enCommutationpaegers........ ..1901974 204056363 2872460 i 912491 9 35286182 3 681-444 71235865 7748489 135524507 1480194 65527565 2633341
6-.2Pasnothca earps7miles. .............. 13957710 1642903552 798510 43 8405 27401 242606 7011226 6935550 11570929 11 194 454 372519 347172
6-03. MTotales per revenue ton per road ............... 3551883 36833932 4857562 40.97492 135.7 51 19078 610405.3 141835091 14684019 24895 1553706 80781 5541
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile: -954
7-01. Commutationpassengers.. ...... 3785246 173 404207040 61505583 63839669 68750375 71959542 151 586 134 164812 526 2 81842092 30067357 2041240 202964
7-02. AMilother passengersperroad. ....... 6977.318 2 75856 145205.69 134638911 368.9 6236413 342 534 374 42420153 412 365491 907643435 88953776 55 483519 55822842
7-03. TotalRvnu pr passngr-mil . 744587391 741965603 206710952 198478580 406986788 41449916 575787787 577178017 189485 7 1190 15051 5687759 56025806
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01. Commutation fares".......... ... $8447814 $8670834 91 260101 4 #L159882 #1 599 463 91677388 03591486 *3 681.865 *451050 0519135 500 *2533
8-02. Allother fares .............. 62465123 $59481683 4655889 34102 844 99911162 39754011 P4508491 136619-,02 9075542 7518757 1555255 91575347
8-03. Total. .. ...............$70912937 685152517 915990 5262726 41510625 *11431 399 18099977 7343767 t35526 592 34037892 31558755 31 517880
9. Passenger servicetrainrevenr road1/ ..... $.1114744992.0 100 15 11 772284 1.11 7122644 1861 637 7 8667 40 24651604 $23759 138 $50.7855 4848019 t2 65756'5 $263341
8. Revenue passenger-mle. per tra............ 24817152 25645087 1499009 1530894 828.392 386488 4501 15 4784891 829 416 10 180773 62478 662 506
11. PRevssenger paerryingear-miles pr car-mile ......... 139 577 210 14290552 7282432 7084050 20639377 2126585 2753949 2 3 21476942 55454758 562045 3378836 342750













EASTERN DISTRICT .,-- -- -------------- ^ ------------
AVERAGES5 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 561955
FAGREGAT TRAFFIC:
12.Miles perrevenuetonperroad 27.6 227.7 140.9 135.1 190.0 184.3 183.9 170.8 18.9 174.4 268.2 mo260nth
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . 1.38043 1.3740 2.32607 2.421 1.554 0 1.3 16 1.451 1.4259 18.532 0 18.5230 1.012 0.991
14. Revenueper ton per road......... .. .. ... 3.28 $3.13 $3.28. 3.27 #2.95 $2.79 $2.67 $2.49 2.82 2.66 $2.71 2.58
COMMUTATION PASeSNGERa TAFFIc:*
15-01. Miles per passenger perriead: ... .35 19.7 19.8 7 21.0 4 21.9 19.5 19.5 21.3 21.3 20.8 21.8 24.?7 24.6
6-01. Revenue per passenger-mile 13532769 14351093 202626 24421.825 64420 859096 2.372 232.29171.25753
17-01. Revenue passenger pcr road .l 04 *. *0 0 0.45 0.50 6048 .482 *04 5 *0.2 *0.31












,1,T: PasSnercernrTee:nue .....4 $0.#02 $0.0.4 $000 0. 484 $610.4830 $6012921 $380024 $43088582.31
ALL FREIGHT TPASSENERAFIC:IC:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road . 143.6 142. 7.1 73.3 82.7 21241.4 60.5 59.5 79.8 79.5 18.9 160.8
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile ...... 2.640 2.54% 3.21% 3.05% 2.930 2.85% 3.42% 3.31% 3.20% 3.09% 2.800 2.82%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road 3.793.62 2.5 2.2.1 .02.01.97 2.562.464.17 4.54
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC: o 5 4.35 4.04
15-03. Miles per passenger per road ...... 77. 3 74.4 42.6 41.8 68.9 67.9 40.7 39.3 4 7.8 6.6 146.2 157.6
16-03. Revenueper passenger-mile . 2.58% 2.49 2.86 2. 2.2.65 2.83.76 3.14# .00 2.99 2.86 2. 80 2.82
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road . 2.00 1.85 *$1.22 1.11 61.95 1.87 1.28 t.184 $1. 43 133 t'.09 4.4
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile 110.6 106.9 1379 129.6 106. 107. 2 127.9 120.6 121.0 116.9 89.1 8.6
19. Revenue paesenger-miles per car-mile 19.7 19.2 28.: 28.0 19.7 19.5 20.9 20.3 21.4 20.9 16.5 16.3
EASTERN DISTRICT
IIN0CLUDI NZO SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
IE POCAHONTAS REGION
Tr7meeu e e od19.6 195.5 1956 195.5 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 195. 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:d
1. FreightuService..r..................... 59.143 59470 37227 357269 44985 44996 5369,6 53642 27441 27466 126116 169104
2. Passenger service.. r ..... .............. 291382 30562 18717 19205 22480 228836 30706 31156 15269 16269 68455 70261
3. Number of revenue tons carried. ..........116078493 120 397038 40128074 38916165 30165130 36063716 28977425 30829593 17814030 18281617 76956585 85174926
4. Numberofrevenuetonscarriedonemile(thous) 23 271296 22863 410 7 740 936 7552 891 720007 7669 691 12 420 188 12 633 801 4 775 555 4 948966 24 395 830 25252458
5. Freight revenue.. ..............$....324715351 *218117917 104981052 9102876 881 $99175181 *99 344976 *170567790 *177786085 465256 733 *66790598 3344999704 *343 921659
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers*" ...... 13 532 769 14 351 093 2 202 626 2 442 185 1 644 120 1 859 096 1 639 435 1.75319 9 624 790 3 284179 3 6123 085
6-02. All other passengers ...........11743 448 11541 626 1187 234 1 196 651 1 289 224 1 3565445 1 8528660 1 8899F,42 426 543 442 905 3 5686t 7 3689 292
6-03. Total ................... ..25276217 25 892 71"9 3 389860 3 6388836 29933344 3215541 3492295 3643141 427 167 443 695 6852806 7 302 377
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers*........ ..282046 332 300814701 28695091 32786891 33920305 37791632 30578705 32804676 6240 9140 64505 250 70605448
7-02. Xl other passengers. ........... 963126954 945 361 618 306246690 299056033 2433355807 250237785 735 637825 718163346 120993 442 124939781 1099967074 1093340912
7-03. rotal. . .. ...............1245173286 1 2461763319 334941781 331842924 277256112 288029417 766216530 750968022 120 999 682 124948921 1164472324 1163946360
8. PassenC r revenue:
8-01 Commutation fares*........ . 454550 6652166a8 749912 6$817d041 *659371 $74029,7 5891 59167355 1243352 1332125
8-02 AllIother fares. ................*0 6300797 *29094104 7884 365 $7477,609 276 429 *5258728 95626728 94658067 63046604 *993175 62394996,; 62290997C
8-0:',Total. ..... ............... 7085347 *355615 772 8 634 277 $8294650 r,3935 600 #5999025 962.10 619 31. 58249 740 030464894 993330 125193313 624242095
9. Passenger servicectrain revenue .J/........ ..23 443090 $51 381 360 #14231 164 $13 745 269 S01 673 268 $O 827 4 1_ 6$27022 047 #268248 242 *6104 930 $6012 921 $43 800245 643088 582
10. Passenger train-miles. . .. ............ 10454 204 10843279 335659-5 3428484 3092340 3 195150 6160880 6 321858 175313.3 1856 316 11006353 11373324
11. Passenger carrying ear-miles. ............ 568833594 60 253895 18958572 18931732 15827944 16462798, 37888378. 38569636 8068722 8685491 61785044 653717925
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:3.26 17
12. Miles per revenue ton per road ...... 200.5 189.9 192.9 194.1 238.7 212.7 428.6 409.8 268.1 270.7 317.0 296.5
13. Revenue per ton-mile . .. ........ .1.395% 1.3910 1.356% 1.362% !.377% 1.295% 1.373% 0.4070 1.3660 1.350% 1.373% 1.362%
14. Revenue per ton per road ...........6$2.80 $2.64 62.62 $2.64 W.29 62.75 $5.89 $5.77 $3.66 *3.65 6$4.35 64.04
COMMUTATION PASaSNGERe TaSC:*
15-01. Miles per passengerer road ...... 20.8 21.0 13.0 13.4 20.6 20.3 18.7 18.7 10.0 11.6 19.6 19.5
16-01. Revenue perpassenger-mile...... 2.29% 2.17% 2.610 2.49% 1.94%f 1.960 1.910 1.800 1.44% 1.70% 1.930 1.890
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road .*... 0.048 60.:45 *0.4 6$0.33 $0.40 #0.40 "#0.36 '00-3 6$0.14 $0.20 10.:38 $0J3
ALL OTHER PAsSErEnaR TAFFc:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road ...... 82.0 81.9 257.9 249.9 188.7 184.5 397.0 380.0 283..7 282.1 308.2 296.4
16-02. Revenue per psssenger-mile 3...... 3.18% f3.08% 2.57%- 2.50% 2.17% 2.10% 2.12% 2.04, 2.52% 2.40% 2.18% 2.10%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road .... $2.61 $2.52 $6.64 66.25 64.09 03.88 $8.43 *7.76 $7.14$ 6.76 $6.71 $6.21
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road .9...3. 443.48.1 98.8 91.2 94,. 89.6 219.4 206.1 283.3 281.6 169.9 159.4
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile ...... 2.98% 2.860 2.58% 2.3500#2u.4 2.080 2.12% 2.030 2.52% 2.400 2.160 2.08p
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road 1..47 $1.38 $2.55 $2.28 2.02 $1.87 64.64 64.19 67.13 *6.75 *$..68 *.32
18. Revenue passenger-milesper train-mule.. 119.1 114.9 99.8 96.8 89.7 90.1 124.4 118.8 69.0 67.3 105.8 102.3
19. Revenue paesenger-miles per car-mile 21.2 20.7 17.7 17.35 -17.5 17.5 20.2 19.5 11 5.0 14.4 18.8 18.3
4/ nolude d(Lining and buffet ervie....

I includes. CoAtation and Multiple SIde











INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month: 5 7 894 7 876
1. Freight service .#.t..... ........ .. 222 608 2 959 59890 57918 22 980 23 075 22 443 22615 51 13 51608 7 7 86
2. Passengerservice #. ............ 117 435 121146 3 517 3 520 11193 11322 10 765 11392 25 475 26234 4131 4487
3. Numberofrevenuetonscarried........ 1773579755 1671491506 45967697 42737242 2954493-50 280192089 401220905 368073300 7426371952 691002 631 166132208 151266391
4. Numberofrevenuetons arriedone mile(thous) 425 56 006 404 021 337 6 463 641 6 072 454 57727469 55325846 709684162 65 1 3 3 15 26 51392 448 896 054 0 383 766
5. Freight revenue ..................$5 896 751 211 5 564 764 167 0150 713 203 I.L43 035 931 $891 974070 $644 113 939605d 478192 $9688504604 $2 101 165 5653.1955654474 6848896054 6390383766
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:166 56
6-01. Commutation passengers.......... 164026977 164577 541 25 410 590 24 739 334 31 098 53 30 665 185 61 495160 62488408 118004 10 17997 66571 64042
6-02. Passengerllotherpavicessengers . .. .. 122 6043565 1220979 217 14865657 14794 565 17 807 60 38 91460 35 54468776 53 9970542 87142046 686938162 2641 894 2657077
6-03. Total. . .. ............... 286633542 Pb6 9567b4 40276243 39533919 48905970 48811220 115b963936 116485950 205b146149 204 831089 2 708 465 2721119
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile: 6 20 0 2 184 1 2646028 1577184
7-01. Commutation passengers..........3208467425 3166333714 545 9457735 528577336 593 777087 580211955 19286 303 838 1 2658326 021 2428026660 2 394 115 328
7-02. Allotherpassengers ............15 997 480 212 16 064 645 723 1061 519 104:1 031217630 2 377 788758 2465420002 3 188 792 962 3176 135 649 6 628 100 824 6 672 773 21 396 740 490 405 924 8
7-03. Totale.....n ...........19205947637192509794371607464839 559794966 97565 845 04563195 475096800 461461670 905412744 9066 88593 398 386 518 407 502064









8 Passenger revenue passenger-ies per tra-mile. .4.
8-01. Cu assengation fue: .... .. 17014802 510 66 962 260 019498 $9 415 606 #13 895 975 $13 484 971 $0 474 929 8481173 54 390 402 11 381 750 628 1100 1-281

Milesof roadoperatedtcloseof ............... 1203mont4164 99month482 59207 59 4 37244 40627979 8202344992 461517 40592 781 35525 853674 272149 27401549 11 2658157 1126391682
























1. Freight service . . . 29606 30721 18951 19521 22 599 23118 30594 31346 15685 16440 878 70904
9. Passenger service trainrevenue/ ........ 22 373 527 60 429 79417 313 765 9767 545292456142 192453460 138910385 91 777 705 21287559790 390666932875 13 999631 198543658 5$20452794
10. PasseNumbger trai-milesventonared............ 1968615 200465722 1162898626 1 5863540 30360737 4 94578 49305405446 95410020 3760345 397816082 79986423549 5 015829 5417226
11. Passengerarryingetscar-miles (thou).........104 784017 1 07 322 816 55 6079181 54262588 160711 626 164 1296944 221 841775 2265 93286 543 4524064582 444676075 264976953 281620 9852
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Milesper revenuepton perroad 239.9 207067 11756969 11.6 142.1 195.468716 197.5 176.9 176.9 182.0 1243.1 265024 256.2
13. Revenue per ton pass-milengers. . ... 691.386 1.377 2.332 9 82.35483 92331.545 3 8981.526 1.22491 1.487 8 29381.555 31.546 2 24 986 21.013491.008
14. RevenuepAllthertopassengers ad ......... 854614 073.330 2573.337975.28 2663.35 23.02 3.01222874 2.619047 2.653 2.836 2.8313847 52.70 2.58
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:*
15-01. Milesper passenger pecarriead onemile: 19.6 19.3 2 21 21.4 19.1 18.9 20.9 20.6 20.6 20.3 24.7 24.6
16-01. Revenue per passenger-ile .2 078698161 22561.84 6 2041.78262479878007 1552.346248640 37 350 3 437622430 8 28.2305 271011384 6 71 1.5486300
17-01. Revenueptherpassengers er 0.43 9 47490657 4752643 426143978 177945 4 6828997605 87185178 727169301 730.344480
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Milen per parev enger per road 130.5 131.2 71.4 69.7 542 183 33.5 135944 859045 58.8 761129 5 16.8 150.2 152.8
16-02. Revenueperpassenger-ile ... 2.76 242469 3.0875790 3.764803 3.152762343 3.02 31065 0 3.370083 290630754 2 1285437 2.8651703747 2.8683
17-02. Revenue per passenv g0er per road .. 13.60 $3.53 2.20 $2.11 64.21 6$.10 a2.02 $1.98 $2.50 $2.t45 .29 $6.37
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAGSFFIC:
15-03. Milesperpassengerperoad 67.0 67.1 39.9 39.5 60.8 62.4 38.6 38.3 44.1 4.3 147.1 149.8
16-03. Revenue per paseenger-msile ...... 2.67% 2.590 2.66% 2.600 2.99% 2.88g 3.1i4 3.04% ._010% 2.91% 2.850 2.860
17-03. Revenue per passenger perd. ro. $.7981 $1.79 $2.7106 $12.8203 $1.82 $1.80 1.2190 1.16.97 $1.33.78 13.2986 4.5319 $4.28
18. Revenue passenger-mlespertrain-mile... 98.1 96.0 1041.1 31.8 97.9 99.7 122.9 118.6 1 13.4 79.4
19. Revenue passenger-ilesperr-mile 8.2 17.9 30.2 1 28.7 18.5 18.6 20.2 19.7 20.8 20. .8
EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles oferoad operatedsatnclose of month: 5 0 5 93 6 57 2437 74 2746 26 157 26 66
1. Freight service IF.. ta-.. . 59 07 594 472447309 44992 45029 7 7 4 16 16 6
2. Passengerservices# ........ ... 29606 30721 18951 19521 22599 23 118 30594 31346 15685 16440 68878 70904
3. Number of revenue tonsrcarried .... 90d 770 160 842269022 313 765937 281 923 613 192 453 638 203 467063 2195827 145 212 140957 138 762875 131690 851 551 043658 547 298 871
4. Numberofrevenuetonscarriedonemile(hous) 179 2530.92 165260855 62 286 261 58631737 49 964 578 -49 254056 95 058730 93 710335 39 005 345 37 164 354 184 028 65 180128745
5. Freightrevenue... rr.onmile.ho.s... 62550061619 2346036240 $650045 600 6794 564 945 6677 078 868 66501163411 1297 50,0946 1265 936 315 $524 064175 $508 108 326 62 49 643 992 1242460982
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers*" .......... 118070674 117956969 17356119 17999089 14628716 14235963 13966238 14161125 7230 24395 28602184 28421483
6-02. All other passengers ........... 89783940 69595 239 84236639 8634483 9233843 8986911 12224237 12248728 2938906 3 113852 24396986 24349491
6-03. Total. . .. ...............207 854l4 207 552208 25779758 26,633572 23862559 23222 874 26190475 2640985 2946136 3138247 52 999170, 52770974
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers ........ 22427672688 2395692496 218779701 222082716 299967787. 281665093 261974949 266519615 72300 373794 5620150306 548558502
7-02. Ullotherpassengers ..............7024 841314 7078698161 22565484633 2204061262 1 479 878 007 1 554462486 4 407 350 953 4 376412430 8281925 305 671011 384 6 716 154265 6 801 886 300
7-03.rotal .... ............... 9452514002 94743906 7 2 475 264 334 2 426143 9781779 845 794 1836127 579 4 669 3259 02 4 642 932 045 828997605 871385178 7278169301 7360444802
8. Pas-0n1 Comuto ae:5 4 418 512 $514060031 65 416 187. 5 542183 68 787 637 65 453 944 $4 859045 t 554938 0$1129 $5164 0 647 811 610014046
8-021Aommuthtnfares.. ........ 832762343 33467363 698310650 695870083 0630754 $21285437 651703747 $150622883
8_T_ Total. ..................... 6283 508499 6275 655 78 66174107 663190202 638549980 638921307 103 169695- io0042502 120 631 883 421290601 6162 351.558 #L60636929
9. Passenger service train revenue I/ ........ ..410521266 #401452425 61.12 748 702 IL07 805 722 671822 590 $3 447 306 6183 367 037 IL82 322.15 143913932 $44 851 813 6299103 559 6300 621270
10. Passenger train-miles................... 83176656 85399465 27596994 27386046 23989432 24815495 47009534 4814841 13915999 14716299 84914965 b7680211
11. Passengercarryingoar-miles ........... 462709535 472838927 159 373 859 155 665 713 107 395 633 111761679 264 451 571 27316380 860853419 64892696 432 700 023 449618 176
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road ...... 197.2 196.2 198.5 208.0 259.6 242.1 432.4 441.? 281.1 282.2 334.0 329.1
13. Revenue per ton-mle .......... . .. 1.423% 1.4200 1.365% 1.355% 1.355% 1.320% 1.365% 1.3510 1.344% 1.367% 1.358% 1.346%
14. Revenue per ton per road ........... 6$2.81 $2.79 $2.71 $2.82 $3;52 $3.20 $5.90 $5.97 $3.78 $3.86 $4.53 $4.43
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TsAFFIC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road ...... 20.6 20.3 12.6 12.3 20.5 19.8 18.8 18.8 10.0 15.3 19.6 19.3
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile-... 2.24% 2.15% 2. ,8 2.50% 1.93% 1.94% 1.85% 1.?1% 1.56% 1.38% 1.89% 1.83%
17-01. Revenue per passenger per a ... $0.46 0.44 $0.31 $0.31 $0.40 $0.38 $0.35 $0.32 60.16 $0.21 $0.37 $0.35
AL.L OTHER PASSENGER TRAFrIC:9
15-02. Miles per passenger per road...... 78.2 79.0 267.9 255.3 160.3 173.0 360.5 357.3 282.1 279.7 275.3 279.3
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile ...... 3.260 .3.170 2.69% 2.62% 2.21%. 2.15% 2.23% 2.19% 2.,49 2.44% 2.26% 2.21%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road ... $2.55 $2.50 $7.21 $6.68 $3.55 $3.72 8.06o $7.83 $7.02 $6.84 $6.22 $6.19
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Milesperpassengerper road .6..... ,5.5 45.6 96.0 91.1 76.6 79.1 178.3 175.8 281.4 277.7 137.3 139.3
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile ....3.00% 2.91% 2.67% 2.60% 2.17% 2.12% 2.21% 2.16% 2.49% 2.44% 2.23% 2.19%
17-03. Revenue per passenger perrosad 1$.36 $1.33 $2.57 62.37 $1.62 #1.68 $3.94 3.80 $7.00 66.78 $3.06 $3.04
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 113.6 110.9 89.7 88.6 74.2 74.0 99.3 96.4 59.6 59.2 85.7 83.8
19. Revenuepassenger-milesepere ar-mile 0 20.4 20.0 15.5 15.6 16.6 16.4 17.7 17.0 13.6 13.4 16.8 16.3


# Represents an average of the mileage
/ Includes dining and buffet service.
* Includes Cosnutation and Multiple Ride


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16 '1957 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
JAN 16 1957 Compiled from 11n reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
S(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
O /FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 1956 V1z955


UNIV. OF FL LIE.
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U.S. DE? r ;,-'


ITEM i t W STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES -
Miles of road operated at dose of month:
1. Freight service ................ 222414 22232 5869 5917 22934. 23071 2242 22610 51225 51598 7898 787
2. Passenger service........ ..... 116451 119736 3517 3517 11168 11 298: 10521 11278 25206 26093 4119 4412
3. Number of revenue tonscarried. ........ 23136414 241649S94 5026318 5428973 37130092 39305831 51846180 53255351 94002590 97990155 21615256 20909454
4. Numbereofrevenuetonsearriedonemile(thous). 55511832 55193446 75145E 731965 7346295 7295828 9424 C81 8 973851 1752432 17001,644 575269-3 5494102
5. Freightrevenue.. ............. 745217051 746011849 $17209714 $17560577 $110887626 $1087797B4 1 34-23765 0 130782747 $26 334990. $257123108 58265900 $54891409
6. Number of revenue passengers carried: .
-01. Commutationpassengers. .......19526888 6 20184911 3113590, 3178 168 3 809524 3 818666 753671. 7596758 14259830 14593592 6445 7459
6-02.All otherpasengers . . 1419 713 15019 a99 1 703487 1797630 2006820 2214119 6379184 6745517 10089491 10757266 278453- 286900
6-03. Total ............... 336460 01 35204210 4 817077 4975798 5816344 6032785 13715900 14342275 24 349321 25 35058 2849 294 359
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile: .
7-01. Commutationpassengers. . 384906110 391077S55 66494333 67604025 71959833 71970334 154716817 158117764 893170983 297692123 160i4 7 185427
7-02.llotherpsengers . ... 1856156562 1982841843 124055781; 121538596 277774437 304074229 370685.448 385656733 77Z515866 811269 556 41783297 43861849
7-03.Total ... 2241062072 2313919798 90550114 189142 621 349734270 376044563 5525402465 543774497 1065686849 1108 961 681 41 94794 44047276
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01. Commutationfares. . . 586081 8330586 1316911 1198942 1725625 68890 365911 503815 670149 6391047 259 059
-02. All other fares . . .... 67320 951169468 $3845242 63710576 (8188742 88961761 13041473 JL3029693 $25075457 025702030 91284162 51332402
8-03. Total ............... 59259701 59500054 $3%.62153 $4909518 : 9914367 $10650051 $160700586 $16533508 131777106 (32093077 $1286731 335463
9. Passengerservie trainrevenue .1 . $97767974 $99041 431 $7050178 $6 799982 16723445 817 372853 $23098793. $23 332312 $46 872416 $47505 147 $2 279 954 $2349499
10. Passengertrain-miles . . . 23290671 24224735 1355968 1405715 3606901 3646448 4 228 429 4592529 9191298 9 64469 602469 643 703
11. Passenger carryingear-miles ........ 125952 788 131540 113 6280899 6627765 19 305 642 20 220 582, 25.983 928 27.547476 51570469 54395 2Z3 3261477 341873'8
AVERAGES
F]ionT Tua~mc:
12. Ml perrevenuetonperroad 239.9 228.4 149.5 134.8 197.9 18g.6 181.8 168.5 186.4 173.5 266.2 262.8
13. Rvenueperton-mile .........1.342 1.352 2.2900 2.3990 1.5090 1..91 1.424% 1.457% 1.497 1.512% 1.0130 0.988W
14. Revenue per tonerroad. ......... .22 $3.09 $3.42 $3.23 $2.99 $2.77 $2.59 $2.46 $2.79 $2.62 $2.70 .- $ 2.60
0l- ples.paseger d ...... 19.7 19.4. 21.4 21.3 18.9 18.8 21.1 20.8 20.6 20.4 24.9 24.9
16-01. Revenue per peenger-mile. 2.23. 2.13 1.98 1.77% 2.40 2.35%? 2.379 2.22$ 2.290 2.15N 1.60 165
17-01. Revenue per gr per road $0.44 $0.41 $0.42 $0.38 $0.45 :o. 60.50 60.46 $0.47 $so.4 0o.'.o 0 .141
ALL OTmua PAMuOsA C:
15-02 Miles perpassengerperroad . 131.5 128.0 72.8 67.6 138.4 137.3 58.1 57.2 76.6 75.4 50.1 152.9
16.-02. 'Revenue per passenger-m;le .2.73s 2.66 .0 305- 2.950 2.95 3 5.2 33.83 3.25 :317 ".071
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road .... $3.59 $3.41 $2.26 $2.06 $4.08 $4.05 $2.04 $1.93 82.49 82.39 $4.61 6.64
ToTvAL PAsNnou T.svAmc:
15-0. Miles er passenger per road 66.6 65.7 39.6 38.0 60.1 62.3 38.3 37.9 43.8 43.7 147.2 149.6
16-03. Revenue per passegermie 2.640 2.570 2.710 2.60% 2.830 2.83 3.18N 3.0 2.98 2.89 .0 .0
17-03. Revenue per pssenger road 1.76 $1.69 $1.07 $0.99 $1.70 $1.77 $1.22 $1.1 $1.31 $1.27 .45 2 .8;
18. Revenue passenger-nespertrain-mile. 96.2 95.5 140.5 134.6 97.0 103.1 124.3 118.4 115.9 115.0 69.6 68.4
19. Revenue passenger-miles per ar-mle 17.8 17.6 30.3 28.5 18.1 18.6 20.2 19.7 20.7 20.4 12.9 12.9
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAH EGION SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 195 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service . . 59123; 59469 372271 37269 44933 44987 53690, 53641 27441 27465 126064 186094
2. Pae1nger service . . . 2932 30505 18717: 19205 22480 22 836 30660 31152 15269 1603C 66409 70026
3. Number of revenuetons carried 115617846 118899609 37281044 38706352 33667786 37319347 28094861. 29090423 16703077 17634263 78465724 84044033
4. Number of revenue onsearned one n.le iLhous. 23276 125 "22495746 7706597 7645296 7340623 7780501 1255764.V 12495160 4630842 4776745 24 529110 25032 406
5. Freighrevenue $320600970 $311414517 1.01838003 $102636768 897485914 $100555041 $163195315 8166124675 $62096851 $65280848 $322776080 1331960564
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01 Commuauc n passengers*: ....... 14 266 275 14601053 2011447 2147609 1679489 175895 1568684 3, 1676288 834 1011 3849166 343625
6-02All other paoengers .. . 10367944 11044166 977317 974551 1002405 1114576 1438108 1537878 331939 348129 9774452 3000582
6-03. Total . . . 24634219 25645217 2988764 3122160 2681894 2873527 3006951, 3214166 334775 349140 6023616 6436833
7. Number of revenue passengers earned one moe.
7-01 Commulauon peassnger' 293331480 297677550 23761932 26103587 36048665 35461174 2975561.3 316285664 8340 9980 65812698 67096,818
7-02 tl otherpassengers 814299163 855131407 244640031 238016072 173110510 190806440 523915596 539673777 ,100191262 992141.47 797217368 829694364
7-03 rolal 107630643 1153008957 270401963 264119659 209159175 226267614 55367 889 571299441 '100199602 992241287 863030066 696.791182
8. PassenIg r revenue:
801 Commuauon fare ........ $6704216 6 394 106 $633761 $668288 $678888 $698728 $569067 $569 314 $147 IS0 $124681028 1268192
8-02. Allother fare .. .. : 6 359 019 (27034432 0$6169287 $6044 580 $37289929 $4052298 11860178 11544350 $2554607 $2493B808 81144714 61809046
8- Toal . . . 33063837 3428538 6803048,, 6 712:868 $4406817 $47510,26 12429845 18113664 $254754 8493958 (19392816 $193646
9. Passenger ervieetrain revenue/. ... $49152370. $49854646 $12803047 $12202836 $8642770 $9177821 622290376 $282289348 $53479411 (5516780 536412557 $36903949
10. Pasengertriles ............ 979376 1088395 3195714 329666 2869416 29841 5741180 896934 1690794 178387 10301390 10643674
11. Passenger carrying ar-miles . . 5481946, 57814559 16947-,48 17606.300 13400159 13874566 33158733 34244604 7614 602 8000084 54173494 -561,9254
AVERAGES
12. Mieperrenue topr ...... 201.3 189.2 206. 197.5 218.0 208.5 447.0 429.5 277.2 270.9 12.6
13. Revenue perton-mle ...1.77 1.3840 1.321% 1.342% 1.328 1.2920 1.301.330%1.3410 1.3614 1.3160 1.3250
14. Revenueper.tonperoad. : : :. ,$2.77 $2.62 $2.73 $2.65 $2.90 $2.69 $5.81 $5.71 $3.72 $3.70 (.,1 3.95
COmMUTATIoN PAMSNGRT hA.m1c:*
1-01. Miles per peasmenger per road. 20.6 20.4 12.8 12.2 21. 20.2 19.0 18.9 10.0 9.90. 19.5
16-01. Revenue per p..u.-le 2.29%02.% 2.4602:560 1.88%170 1.918
17-01. Revenueper pasengerperroad. $0.47 $0.4 $0.32 $0.31 $0.40 $0.40 $0.36 0.34 $0.18 0.15 0.38 $0.37
At. OrHER PxzAeuaN T .Amc
1-02. Milepr pTassesTer per road 78.5 77.4 250.3 244.2 172.7 171.2 364.3 350.9 300.0 285.0 -3, 276 .5
16-02. Revenue per pamnger-mile 3.2...... 3.16 2.52 2.54 2.1522 2.12 2.26 %2.1 2.55 2. 51% .2, 2.16
17-02.Revenuepe passemgererroad 2.54 $2.45 $6.31 $6.20 $3.72 $3.64 $8.25 $7.51 $7.5 $7.16 $64 $6.03
TorTAL PAAswoa TAaMC:
Is-&" Miloeper passenger per road. . 5.0 45.0 90.5 84.6 78.0 78.7 184 .1 177.7 299.3 284.2 143,3 139.3
16-M8. Revenue per passenger-mile ..... 2.... 299.2 2.52% 2.Z.11 2. 09 2.240 2.12% 2.550 2.-51 2.25 2.16
17-0. Revenue per pasen per road $1.34 *1.30 $2.28 $2.15 11.64 $1.65 $4.13 $3.77 $7.63 .14 3.22 $3.01
18 .Revenue pass. mir. leper-train-mi : : 113.1 112.1 84.6 80.2 72.: 91:: ? -:.6.. 4. .
19. Revenuesnseaerfspercarmile .e20.2119.916.0 _15.0_____ -__ _16.7 ____ _.__ .4:
1/ Inoludes dining and buffet service.
* Includes Cosntation and Multiple aide


Statemet No. M-220 (OS-D)
SEPTEMBER 1956,










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1956 AND 1955


statementt No. M-220 (OS-D)


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT -" POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freighteervi... ............... 22 2585 222943 5887 5918 22975 23075 22440 22614 51302 51607 7894, 7876
2. Passengerservice#. ............ 117335 120991 3517 3519 11191 11320 10758 11380 2 5446 26219 4130 4479
3. Number of revenue tons carried........ 2 0056015 566 1 913 141100 50 994015 48 166215 332 562 770; 319 497 0"0 453 154954 421328651 636 711 739; 788 992786 187 747 464 172175 845
4. Numberofrevenuetonsearriedonemile(thous) 481079833 459214785 7215097 6804419 65073759 62621tf14 80393097 74089474 152681953 143515567 49847259 44241034
Freightrevenue .......... .$6 643 968 263 6 310 776 016 $167 923017 $160 596 508 11 002 861696 4952 893 723111192 715 842 f1 099 287 351' 2 363 500 555 24 212 777 5828 507 162034 444 67517 5
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpaened....... 183 555 865 164 562 452. 28 524180 27 917 502 34 907 877 34483 851 68 831 876 70085166 132 263 933 132486519 73016 71 501
-02. Allotherpaengers .... 136784 278 137598507 16569140 16 592 215 19814437 20360154: 60847960 60743059 97 231 537; 97695 428; 2920347 2943977
6-03. Total .. . .. ..... 320 280143 322160959 45093320 44509717 54722314 54844005 129679836 130828225 229495470 230181947: 2993363 3015478
7. Number of revenue passengers Carried one mile:
7.1. Commrutationpaerenre.....one..... 5593 373535 3 557411669 612 440068 596 181361 665 736 920 652 182289 1 441 020 655 1443 443 785 2 719 197 643 2691807435 1 806 525' 1 762611
7-02. Allother paengers ........ 17 853 636 874 18 007 487 b54 1185 574 885 1152 756226 2 655 5631952 769 494231 3 559 478 610 3 561792 382 7 400 616 690 7 484042 839 438 523787 449 786 729
7-03.Total . . . 21447010409 21564 699223 1-.7980149531748937587.3321300115; 3 4 21676520 5000499265 5005 2361671011981433310175650274 440 330312 451549340
8. Paengerrevenue:
8 utionfare . $79068591 $75292846 11 336409 $10614548 $15621600 15173261 $34134042 31984988 $61092051 $57772797 $30679 $27340
8-02. Allotherfare . .... 92 225 74 $368954 36562 314 $34 922946 *83 113 003 83338 307 $123159325 $120074 373 242 834 642 238335626 12614963 $12947950
8-03. Total . . . 71 293 865 $558 982 360 $47 898723 $45 537494 $98 734 603 98511568 $157 293 367 152059 361 303 926, 693 9296 108 423 12 645 642 412 975290
9. Paseengerervioe trainrevenue]/. ...... $920 139681 $908 919 706 $63 785945 $61 329438 $158 876905 $156283,238 $214 876 498 $210-891 966 $437 539348 $4285604 643 $22 134 193 $22 802293
10. PaM engertmin-mile . . ... 218979686 224690457 12 745 830. 13241055 33967846 34189891 40638 449 42195985 87 352125 89 626931 5618298 6060929
11. Pangerarrying car-miles . .....1180749808 12098629.29 59460080 60890353 180017268 184 35Q 5.6 247 825 7031 253 ~31919 487 303051 499071898 .50 238 431 3158a5.4
AVERAGES
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12. Mikeperrevenue ton per road . 239.9 240.0 141.5, 141.3 195.7, 196.0 177.4' 175.8 182.5 181.9 265.5 257.0
13. Revenue per ton-milre ... 1.381 1.374? 2.3270 2.3600 1.5410 1.522 1.484 1.8 1.5480 1.5420 1.0170 1.0051
14. Revenueper ton per road .. $3.31 $3.30 $3.29 $3.33 $3.02 $2.98 $2.63 $2.61 $2.82 $2.80 $2.70 $2.58
COMMUTATION PAuemon 'TI FIc:"
Ino. Miles perpmerperad ..19.6 19.3 21.5 21.4 19.1 18.9 20.9 20.6 20.6 20.3 24.7 24.7
16-01. Revenueper pasenger-mile 2.20% 2.120 1.85% 1.780 2.350 2. 33 2.370 2.220 2.250 2.15% 1.70 1.55;
17-01. Revenue per. ngerperr: $..0.43 $0.41 $0.40 $0.38 $0.45 0.44 $0.50 $0.46 $0.46 0.44 0.42 $0o.38
ALL OrHERa PAazNGzR 'IAc:
15-02. Miles per passenger perroad. . 130.6 130.9 71.6 69.5 134.0 136.0 58.5 58.6 76.1 76.6 150.2 152.8
16-02.Revenueperpsenger-mile . 2.76 2.69% 3.080 3.03 3.130 3.010 34.6 33.70 3.28% 3.18. 2.880 2.88
17-02. Revenueer passenger per road . 3.60 $3.52 $2.21 $2.10 $4.19 (4.09 $2.02 $1.98 $2.50 $2.44 $4.32 $4.40
TOTAL PASSENGER TAuIc:
15-03. Miles perpassengerperroad. . 67.0 66.9 39.9 39.3 60.7 62.4 3 38.3B. 44.1 44.2. 147.1 149.7
1-03. Revenueperpassenger-mile 2.660 2.590 2.66% 2.600 2.97% 2.880 3.159 3.04? 3.00% 2.91% 2.870 2.87%
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road. .. $1.78 $1.74 $1.06 $1.02 $1.80 $1.80 $1.21 $1.16 $1.32 $1.29 $6.22 $4.30
18. Revenue pasaenger-milespertrain-mile. 97.9 96.0 141.1 132.1 97.8 100.1 123.0 118.6 115.9 113.5 78.4 74.5
19. Revenuepaenger-milepercar-mile 18.2 17.8 30.2 28.7 18.4 18.6 20.2 19.7 20.8 20.4 14.6 14.3
EASTERN DISTRICT
SINCLWDIN SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
1. Freightservicted.ate.. eo. f m.th: .......59 196: 59483 37 242 37 305 449685 45 023 53705 53671 27 457 27 461 126 147' 126155
2. Pangerervi : : : : : : : : : : : 29 576 30698 18934 19486 22 585 23087 30601 31325 15639 16395 688825; 70607
3. Numberof revenue tonsecarried ........ .1024459203 961168631 351046981: 320629965 226 121424 8240786410 247 922006 241231380 155 4659582 149325114 629509382 631534904
4. Numberofrevenuetosesrriedonemile(thou) 202 529 21' 187 756601 69 992 858 66 277033 57 305 201 57 034557 107616 375 106 805495 43636187 41 941099 208 557 763 205381151
Freihtevenue.. ............ $2 870 662 569 2657 452 757 95 883 601 897 8201713 $774 564 782 $750 671 3 821 460 696 26 HI 432 060 990 6586 161030 (573389174 *2 821 422073 $37561281546
6 Numberof revenue passengers carried:
-01. Corevutation Uer ...... 132 336949 132 558020 19 367 566 20 1456698 16 308 205 15 994 915 15 535081 15 837 413 8064, 5 406 31 851 350 31 657734
-O2. AllotherpaMsenger .........100151884 100639405, 9400956 9609029, 10236248 10101486 13 662 345 13786606 3272 845' 3-461981 27171438 .4.7 30 073
6-03. Total ............... 232 488833 2331974285 28768522 29755727 26544453 26096401 29 197426 296824019 3280909 3487387 590288768 59807 807
7-01. Commutationpsengen le.......2 8721004168 2 693 570 046 244541633 248186303, 336016452 3171286867 291730648 8298145279 80640 383774 627887734 615655380
7-02. k1otherpasuenger ..s ....... 7839140477 7933 b29568 2'501124664 2442077322 1 65 988 517 1 745268926 4931 26654 94 916 086207 929116667 970225531 7513371733 7631S60664
7-3. Total ...............10 560 144 645 10627399614 8 2745 666297 2 69026362 1 989 004969 20628 3951935 222 997 191 :5 214 231486 929 197307 970 609 305 8 141 199 467 .847835 984
8. Paenng r revenue:
8-01 Commu t ftion faree $61122730 657600137 $6049948 6 2 10 4 71 6466525 $6152672 (5428112 65124252 1276 .B314 61189592.3 $11282238
8-.02 Alotherfsres ..... 255 449 605 (251283576 66927208 *63692599 $36492272: 37519661 110170828 $107414433 23 185 361 3 779 4 5 169 84b 461 168713335
-0 Total. 316 572 335 309 083 713 72977156 $69903070 42 958797 4367333 $115 598 940 $112 538 685 23186637 237464559 $181 744 374 179995 577
9. Pasaengerservieetrainrevenue .1 1459 673 541 $451 306 935 $124 950 025 $120 008 008 880 465 360 $82 624 858 $205 657413 $204 611499 $49 393342 50 368 406 *335 516 115 6$37 604763
10. Passengertrain-mnilees ... . 92 970 423 95687 860' 30 7928708 30678 712 26 858848 27 803908 52 750714 54045 351 15 607 193 16 474626. 95 216755 96323885
11. Passengercarryingr-ie . . 517 541 482 530 653 486 176 321 207 173272 013 120 810 792 125 636245 297 610 304 3.07408405 68 466 023 72 892 789 486 867 119 505 937 430
AVERAGES
12. Miles per revenue ton per road ..... 197.7 19.3 199.4 206. 253.4 236.9 434.1 440.3 280.7 280.9 331.3 325.0
13. Revenue per ton-mile . .. .. 1.? 1 .17150 1.3600 0.7 Z1.3520 1.3160 1.357% 1.3480 1.3430 1.3670 1.353% 1.3430
14. evenueper tonprroad . . 2.80 $2.76 $2.71 $2.80 $3.43 $3.12 $5.89 $5.94 $3.77 (3.84 $4.48 $4.37
COMMUTATION PAsas mat sTRsc:"
15-01. Miles per passenger per road. 20.6 20.3 12.6 12.3 20.6 19.8 18.8 18.8 10.0 15.1 19.7 19.3
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile 2.25 2.15 2.47? 2.50% 1.92% 1.94 1.860 1.720 1.580 1.38g 1.89% 1.83%
17-01 Revenueper eper road $0.46 $0.44 $0.31 $0.31 S0.40 $0.38 $0.35 $0.32 $0.16 60.21 $0.37 (0.35
Al Om Prosa TRAc:
15-02.Mile peropasengerroad. . 78.3 78.8 266.1 254.1 161.5 172.8 360.9 356.6 283.9 280.3 276.5 279.0
16-02. Revenue per pasenger-mile . 3.26 3.17 2.68% 2.61% 2.21% 2.15% 2.23% 2.180 2.500 2.450 2.26% 2.21H
17-02. Revenue peer road 62.55 62.50 $7.12 $6.63 $3.57 $3.71 $8.06 67.79 $7.08 $6.87 $6.25 66.17
ToTAL PAnmszRa TI.c:
16-0N. Milkperpassenerperroad. . 45.4 45.6 95.4 90.4 74.9 79.0 178.9 176.0 283.2 278.3 137.9, 139.3
16-03. Revenueper aenger-mile 3.000 2.91% 2.660 2.60% 2.160 2.120 2.210 2.160 2.500 2.450 2.23% .2.186
17-03. Revenueper passengerperroad .... $1.36 1.33 2.54 $2.35 81.62 $1.67 (3.96 $3.80 $7.07? 6.82 13.08 $3.04
18. Revenuepasnger-milespertrain-mile. 113.6 111.1 89.2 87.7 74.1 74.2 99.0 96.5 59.5 58.9 85.5 83.9
19. Revenuepenger-milesercar-mile 20.:4 20.0 15.6 15.5 16.5 16.4 17.5 17.0 13.6 13.3 16.7 L6.3


Represents an average of the mileage
SInolude dining and buffet servase.
* Includes Ceontation and Multiple Rids


reported at the oloee of each month within the oeriod.


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UNIV. OF FL Lit.

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 0271 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU Of TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE KONTH OF OCTOBER 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)
OCTOBER 1956


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ITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM X 56 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955

-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month: 2 2 2
1. Freightservice ........... 222362 2282 5869 5916 28938 23070 224228 82610 51229 51596 7898 7866
2. Passenger service ........... 115 931 119154 3517. 3517 11171 11298 10 521 10982 25209 25797 4 119 4 407
3. Number of revenue tons carried. . 266962371 244399944 5926537 5083672 44264379 39951072 59802478 52224776 109993394 97859520 24080747 22106963
4. Number of revenue tonscarried one mile(thous) 59 324 460 58364039 797 532 765 550 7 886 466 7 9.97 493 9 964417 9512 818 18 648 41-b 18275 86a1 6359 61 8 5834 310
5.Freight revenue................ $. 62805169 $777635735 $18946644 $17049784 4184352944 $117123240 4146011209 $138063978 $289310797 $272237002 $64115920 $57569249
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ....... 82684492 21829286 3573987 3282144 4286559 4146851 8490076 8318484 1635022 15747419 8865 6600
6-02. Allother passengers ........... 13929826 14245374 1665768 1640073 1993268 2117153 6470406 6566658 10129442 10323884 256659. .265426
6-03. Total ...... ...............36614 318 36074660 5239755 4922217 6279827 6264004 14-960482 14885082 86480064 26071 303 265524 272086
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutationpassengers. . 443603932 48546101.6 75743188 70238674 80376076 78 963 957 178 811522 173127703 334930786 322330334 219377 165036
7-02. All other passengers . . 1650651801 1726083189 109370039 106829520 262204619 276808649 354904880 360881479 726479538 744519648 38010720 41489744
7-03. Total . . . ... 2094255733 Z 151 544 205 185113227 177068194 342580 69,5 355-772606 533716402 534009 182 1061410324 1 066,849 982 38230097 41654780
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01.Commutationfares . . $9825883 $8975837 1 49813 5 -1240050 I- 886 763 $1808139 $4221823 $3845865 7606721 $6894054 $77 V 576
8-02. Allotherfares . . .... 46651100 $46853353 36406823 211789 .$7747734 $B384362 $12601249 412293096 3 3989 60 6 $23889247 1213 628 2Lk31982
8-03.Total . . . 6 476923 55 829190 138758 4451839 $9634497 10 192 501 $168283072 $16138961 1596 3827 30 763 301 217400 34558
9. Passenger servicetrainrevenue I/ .... $101610401 $97642198 SF 474458 $6216547 $17829319 $17458514 $24729855 $23317400 500033632 $46992-461 $2451268 (8317543
10. Passenger train-miles . . . 23995 483 24656 299 1417013 1314 580 3784433 3845 863 4435753 4674613 9637199 9835056 621514 652767
11. Passenger carrying car-miles . . 123661912 127 158 343 6459 672 5818374 19364710 19980485 26 5128518 27420441 52336900 53219300 3115290 3 317 184
AVERAGES
FaRzoir Ta.R&ic:
12. Milesperrevenue ton per road . 222.2 238.8 134.6 150.6 178.2 200.2 166.6 182.2 169.5 187.9 264.1 263.9
13. Revenueperton-mile . ... 1.96 1.332W 2.376 2.2270 1.577% 1.4644 1.465d4 .4 1.5510 1.4900 1.0080 0.9870
14. Revenueperton perroad ........ 3.310 $3.18 $3.20 $3.35 $2.81 $2.93 S2.44 2.9 82.63 $2.80 $2.66 $2.60
COMMUTATION PASENsERo TRAMFIC:I
15-01. Milesperpassengerperroad . 196 19.5 21.2 21.4 18.8 19.0 21.1 20.8 20.5 20. 24.7 : 25.0
101. Revenueperpasenger-mile . 2.21% 2.11% 1.980 1.77 2.35 2.29 2.36 2.220 2.27 2.14 1.720 1.56
17-01. Revenue per ssenger per road .$0.43 0.41 0.42 $0.38 $0.44 $0.44 0.50 $o.46 $0.47 $o.44 o0.1.3 $0.39
ALL 0ri PASSENGERosRAF"IC:
15-02. Milesperpassengerperroad. . 118.5 121.2 65.7 65.1 131.5 130.7 54.9 55.0 71.7 72.1 148.1' 15.3
16-82. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.834 2.71% 3.330 3.01% 2.95% 3.03% 35.50 34.1 3.30% 3.21% 3.19% 2.974
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road $3.35 $3.29 $2.19 31.96 $3.89 $3.96 $1.95 $1.87 $2.37 $2.31 $4.73 $4.64
ToT1 PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road . .57.2 59.6 35.3 36.0 54.6 56.8 35.7 35.9 40.1 40.9 144.0 153.1
16-03. Revenueperpassenger-mile . 2.70 2 .59d 2.78 2.511 2.811 2.86% 3.15% 3.020 2.98% 2.89% 3.18% 2.96%
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road ... $1.54 $1.55 $0.98 $0.90 $1.53 $1.63 $1.12 $1.08 $1.19 $1.18 $4.58 $4.54
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 87.3 87.3 130.6 134.7 90.5 92.5 120.3 114.2 110.1 108.5 61.5 63.8
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 16.9 16.9 28.7 30.4 17.7 17.8 20.1 19.5 20.3 20.0 12.3 12.6
EASTERN DISTRICT
CTM UDING SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service . . . 59127 59 462 37 227 37268 44 933 44 993 53 684 53 634 27391 27 466 126006 126093
2. Passenger service . . . 29 328 30204 18717 19205 22234 22836 30384 30871 15868 16036 67686 69745
3. Number ofrevenue tons carried .. 134074141 119366483 43760079 40348013 36822525 36243107 33271771 30720726 19033855 17721615 89128151 84685448
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thous). 25008033 24110171 8375272 8295345 7646838 7774880 13041684 13186596 2525633 4997047 25941155 25958583
5.Freightrevenue. $353426717 $329806251 $114460536 $107679 559 $105279286 $100855673 I184834767 172595011 70050387 (66699241 $360164440 $340149925
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers*.: .. . 16359487 15754019 2380460 2318947 2091238 1961285 1851981 1793813 1326 1222 39444.5 3756320
6-02. Allother passengers .........10386101 10589310 779382 872189 1037722 983057 1416004 1451732 310617 349146 2764343 8783935
6-03. Total . . ...... 26745b86 26343 329 3159842 3191076 3128 960 2944 342 3267985 3 245 545 311943 350 368 6 708 888 6540255
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutationpassengers* . 335150163 322495370 29623216 29160902 43926244 39862417 34891049 33929997 13260 12330 78830553 73804744
7-02. All other passengers . . 764490258 786 009 392 197676144 213094693 146463606 155542253 454573183 479229408 87448610 92 207443 688485399 786979104
7-03. Total . . ...... 1099640421 1108504762 227299360 242 255 595 190389850 195404670 489464832 513159405 87461870 92219773 767315952 800783848
8. Passing r revenue:
8S-l Commutation fares. 7. 610493 $6896630 $726780 T00 164 $837304 $769629 t551052 $609230 $194 $184 (L486 550 (1579043
8-02Allotherfares . . 20334 5 121 229 445 507 513325 $3320823 395306 10448356 10550618 283180 27 875 16008 35 $1 18799
8-. Total . . . 32813727 2017859 $6172287 613489 $4158 127 (4164935 $11099408 $11159848 233374 2 27059 $17490909 17597 84
9. Passengerservice trainrevenue._/ ...... $52484900 $t9310004 $12I314575 (P2263500 $8815806 $8688827 $22401874 $21894690 $5593246 5 485177 06810.926 $36068694
10. Passenger train-miles . . .. 10258713 10487823 3318590 3389682 2910226 3018648 5773304 5956094 1734650 1804052 10418180. 10778794
11. Passenger carryingcar-miles . . 55452190 56536484 16 965 763 17648598 12580337 12834352 31 325 941 328 348 180 7337 681 7 790 72 9 51 843959 58 973 261
AVERAGES
FaConTiurr Tx e:066c: P T :6
12. Milesperrevenueptonperroad ......186.5 202.0 191.4 205.6 2.07.7 214.5 92.0 429.2 276.0 282.0 291.1 306.5
13. Revenue per ton-mile .......... 1.413Z 1.368% 1.367% 1.2980 1.3170 1,2970 i.i.17' 1.3091 1.334% 1.o 1.3884 1.3100
14. Revenue per ton per road . $2.64 $2.76 $2.62 $2.67 62.86 $2.78 $5.56 5.62 $3.68 $3.76 $4.04 84.02
COMMUTATION PAseSEoNR TBApct:"
15-01. Miles per passenger per road. 20.5 20.5 12.4 12.6 21.0 20.3 188 189 100 10.1 20.0 19
16-01. Revenueperpassenger-le . 2.272.2.45 2.40 1.91 1.93 1.87 1.80 1. 64f 1.49% 1.89 1. 874
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road . 0.47 $0.44 $0.31 $0.30 $0.40 $0.39 $0.35 50.34 $0.15 $0.15 100.38 $0.37
1AR-02. Miles per passengerper road ..... 73.6 74.2 253.6 244.3 141.1 158.2 321.0 330 .1 281.5 264.1 249.1 261.1
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . .3.30% e3.20 2.75% 2.59d 2.274 2.189 2.300 2.200 2.554 2.46 2.324 2.23%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road . 2.43 $2.37 $6.99 $6.32 $3.20 $3.45 (7.38 $7.27 $7.19 $6.51 $5.79 $5.83
18-03. Miles per pasengerper road . 41.1 42.1 71.9 75.9 60.8 66.4 149.8 158.1 280.4 263.2 114.4 122.4
16-03. Revenue per pasenger-mile . 2.980 2.89% 2.720 2.560 2.18% 2.13% 2.27% 2.170 2.55% 2.46 .28 2.280 20
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road .. .1.23 $1.22 $1.95 $1.95 $1.$33 1.4,1 $ 3. $.44 $7.16 $6.49 $2.61 $2.69
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-minle.. 107.2 105.7 68.5 71.5 65.4 64.7 84.8 86.2 50.4 51.1 73.7 74.3
19. Revenue paMsenger-miles per car-mile 19.8 19.61 13.7 15.1 15.2 15.6 15.9 11.9 11.8 15.015-1
j/ Inoludes dining and buffet servloe.
* Includes Co0etation aand Kltiple Rid4








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER 1956 AND 1955


SSttment No. M-220 (OS.D)


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ITEM UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT .9 AHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 955 56 1955
-AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:. 2567 2 930 586 5918 2297 23075 22439 12614 51297 51607 7895 7874
1. Freight servie#...................... 222567 222930 5886 59194
2. Passengeresrvi # ........... 117202 120805 3517 3519 11188 11318 10717 11.339 25422 26176 4129 4 472
3. Number of revenue ton earried........ 2 271 806 192 8 157 541.444 56 920 552 53249 887 376 827149 359 448 992 512 825 177 473 553427 946 572 878 666 252 306 211 828 211 194282 808
4. Number ofrevenuetonsoarfledonemile(thous) 540 404 293 517 578 826 8 012 629 7 569969 72 960 225 70619 167 90 357 514 83602292 171 330 368 161791428 56206877 50075344
5. Freighrevenue.. ... .. ... $7472019 958 7 088411 751 $186 869661 $177646292 L127 214 640 L070016 963 1338 727 051$1237 351329 2652811 352 $2 4 5 014584 571277954 102244424
6. Number of revenue passengers cared:
6. NuCommutation passenger ....... 206 240 357 206391738 32098167 31199646: 39194436 38630702 77321952 78403590 148614555 148233938 81881 781.01
6-02,Allother passengers ..... .... 1506541.04 151843881 18234908 18232288 21 807705 22477307 67 318366 67309717 107 360 979 108019312 3`177006 3209403
6- 3.Total . ................ 356 894461 358235 619 50 333075 49431934 61002 141 61108009 144640318 145713307 255 975 534 256253250 3258887 3287504
7. Nomerretationpaseeng edoneirs le: ... 4036977467 3982872685 688183256 666420035 746112996 731 146246 1619 832 1771616 571488 3054128429 3 014137769 2025902 1927641
7-02. Allotherpassengers .............. 19 504 288 075 19 733 570 743 1294 944 924 1 259 585 746 2 917 767 814,3 046 302 880 3 914 383490 3 922 673 861 '1827 096228 8 r28 562 487 476 534 507 491276473
7-03. Total . . ... 23 541 266 142 3 716 44 428 .1 983 128 180 1 926 005 781 3 663 880 810 3 777 449 126 5534215 667 5 539245 349 11181 224 657 11 242 700256 478 560 409 493 204 120
8. Pa uuonfres.. $88 894 414 $44 268 663 2834 544 $11854598 117508363 16981400 $386355 865 $3580853 $68698772 $64 666 851 34451 89 91.6
-02. Allother fare . . 538876356 $530542 849 o 0202937 $38134735 $90860737 917228669 $t35760574 .382367469 $266 824248 $262224873 $13828591 314179932
-03. Total ... ......... 627770770 614811532 3037481 $49989333 $108369100 $L08704069 7174116439 68198322 9335523020 $326691724 613863042 $14809848
9. Pasengersevice trainrevenue I/. .. 1. 021 750 082 006 560 839 (71-860403 $67545985 $176706224 $L73 741752 $239 606 353 $234209 131 $487572980 $475496868 $24585461 $25119836
10. Passengertrain-mile .. 242 975 369 249 346 7T5 14162843 14555635 37752279 38035754 45074202 46870598 969893824 99461987 6239812 6 713696
11.Pasengercarryingear-miles. ......... 1304411720 13370218272 65919752 66708727 199381978 204331011 274338221 281251460 539639951 552291198 33353721 34898772
AVERAGES
F'RIziOT TRAFFic:
12. Milesperrevenue ton per road . 237.9 239.9 140.8 142.2 193.6 196.5 176.2 176.5 181.0 182.6 265.3 257.7
13. Revenueper ton-mile . .... .1.3836 1.3709 2.332d 2.347 1.545$ 1.5150 1.4820 1.4800 1.5480 1.536% 1.0160 1.003;
14. Revenue per ton per road .......... $3.29 $3.29 $3.28 $3.34 $2.99 $2.98 $2.61 $2.61 $2.80 $2.80 $2.70 $2.59
COMMUTATION PAsnSENoR TRAsFIc:
15-01.Mileperpassengerperoad. . 19.6 19.3 21.4 21.4 19.0 18.9 20.9 20.6 20.6 20.3 24.7 24.7
16-01. Revenue per psseer-mile . 2.20 2.12 1.86e 1.784 2.135d 2.329 2.37 2.22 2.25% 2.15(" 1.70% 1.55%
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road. 0.43 $0.41 $0.40 t0.38 $0.45 $0.4 $0.50 $0.46 $0.46 $0.44 $0.42 $0.38
ALL OTHERa PAssENoma TRAFFIC:
18-02. Miles per passenger per road. .. 129.5. 130.0 71.0 69.1 133.8 135.5 58.1 58.3 75.7 76.2 150.0 153.1
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.764 2.69d 3.10e 3.034 3.11i 3.01% 34.70% 33.71 3.280 3.19% 2.90% 2.89%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road . 3.58 $3.49 $2.20 $2.09 $4.17 $4.08 $2.02 $1.97 $2.49 $2.43 $4.35 $4.42
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Milesper passengerperroad. . 66.0 66.2 39.4 39.0 60.1 61.8 38.3 38.0 43.7 43.9 146.8 150.0
16-03. Revenueperpasmenger-mile . 2.67 259 2.670 2.60% 2.96% 2.88% 3.15% 3.044% 3.00% 2.91/ 2.90% 2.88
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road . $1.76 $1.72 $1.05 $1.01 $1.78 $1.78 $1.20 $1.15 $1.31 $1.28 $4.25 $4.32
18. Revenue passenger-milesper train-mile.. 96.9 95.1 140.0 132.3 97.1 99.3 122.8 118.2 115.3 113.0 76.7 73.5
19. Revenue passenger-milesper car-mile 18.0 17.7 30.1 28.8 18.4 18.5 20.2 19.7 20.7 20.4 14.3 14.1
EASTERN DISTRICT
1NTEM ZcuroIIa SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1, Freightservice#.............. 59192 59481 37241 37300 44980 45022 53703 53665 27451 27462 1-86134 126149
2. Passenger service# . 8............ 29551 30648 189280 19457 8822550 23061 30579 51280 15602 16359 68731 70700
3. Numberof reKenue tonsarried 1158 401089 1 080 535 114 394 807 06 360 977 978 262 943949 277029517 281 154 287 871 952106 174 499807 167046729 718 598043 716 028362
4. Numberofrreenueionrarnredone mile Lhou.i 227 537 245 211 866 772 78 3681350 74 572379 64 952039 64809437 120658059 119 392091 48888820 46938147 234 498 918 231139675
5. FPreightrevenue a $3 224 089 08 987 259 008 1066 344139 004 881272 $879 844068 $851.527 0551 645 531 0288 604 656 001 0656 211 417 $640088 415 43 181 586 513 $3 096 271471
6-0. Num' untat ion passengers*.: ......148 696436 148 312039 21748026 22 465 645 18 399443 17956200 17 387062 17 631226 9390 26628 3b 795 895 35614054
6-2. Allotherpaessengers . ... 110537985 111228715 10180338 10481158 112753970 11084543 15078349 15 238338 3583462 3811187 89935781 30134008
6-03. Total .. ............ 259 234481 259540754 31.928364 32946803 29673413 29040743 32465411 32869564 3592852 3837755 6b 731676 65 748062
7. Number of revenue pasegers carried one mile:
7-. Commutationeven gersri......edonemile: 3056154331 3016.065416 274 164 849 277 347.205 379 942 696 356988684 326 621691 332075276 93900 396104 706 658B27 689460064
7-02.Allotherpasenger 8603630735 8719 b38.9602698800808 865517201517994528123 1 900 81117 9 5385 8397325395315615 1 016565277 10624328974 8201857132 8358559768
7-03. Total . .11 659780611735904376 2 9728 965 657 8 932 519220 2179 394819:8 2257799 863 5 712 461 423 5 727 390891 1016 659177 10628 829078 8 908 515419 9048019832
8-01 Commrru uonfare.". $68733223 $64696767, $776728 $6910635 $7303829 $6922301 $6079164 $5733482 $1470 $5498 13384463 .L.2661281
8-2. All olherfarm ........ $28052839 $876404805 $7283728697 6905906 $39 P13095 0 914 967 $180 619184, 117965 051 $25418541 $26 052 180 185850820 184932138
8-M0. Toal . .... : .$349 386062 $S41101578 (.79 149425 176 116 541 $7 116 924 $47837268 I126 698348 $123 698533 $25 420011 626057618 $199235 2b3 197 593419
9 Pamsenger sericetrain revenue/. $512158441 $500616704 $137 264 545 $13288270188 9281165 $91 313 574 $228059287 (126506189 $54986588 $55883584 $372 327040 $373673347
10 Passegerrrau-minu les ....... 103,229136 .06175643 34111.298 34068394 29769074 30822556 58524018 60001445 17341843 18278678 105634935 109102679
11. PaMengerearryingear-miles ... ........ $72993672 57189 970 193 286970 190920611 1.33391129 138 470 597 328 936 245 339 756585 75 803704 80683509 53 131 078 558 910 691
AVERAGES
12. Mies perrevenuetonperroad 196.4 196.1 198.5 206.6 247.0 233. 429.2 439.0 280.2 281.0 326.3 322.8



1601. Revenue per pasenger-mile . 0 .5 2.47. 2.490 1.92% 1.94 1.86 1.731 57 1.39% 1.89 1.84
17-01. Revenue ppaengermenge per roadr-mile .. 0.46 $0. $0.31 $0.31 $0.40 $0.39 $0.35 $0.33 $0.16 $0.21 $0.37 *0.36
At, Omzn PAsamosNETuirat.ic:
'15-02. Miles perpassengerOperroad ...... 77.8 78.4 265.1 253.3 159.6 171.5 357.2 354.1, Z3.7 278.8 274.0 277.4
16-02. Revenuepern aerage-mlthe ... 36 3 17% 2.680 2.61% 2.21 eah n2.242.12.50 2.45the p2.27eri2.21od.
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road .... $2.54 2.149 $7.11 $6.60 $3.53 $3.69 $8.00 $7.74 $7.09 $6.84 $6.21 $6.14
T Inlude dinin and buffet er:e.
1,-. Miles perpassenger.perroad...45.0 45.2 93.1 89.0 73.4 77.7 176.0 174.2 283.0 276.9.135 137.6
16-03. Revenue per pasmenger-mile 3.00% 2.91% 2.66% 2.60% 2.16% 2.12% 2.22% 2.16% 2.50%2.45% 2.2i4 2".180

19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile .. 20.3 20.0 15.4 15.4 16.3 16.3 17.4 16.913.4 13&2 16.6
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of eaoh month within the period.
Includes dining and buffet service.
* Includes Commtation and Multipl e Ride

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08855 0693 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 report of revenue traffic statistics presenting 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1956 AND 1955


Stat fn 9(OS-D)

MAR 11 1956


ITEM UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freightservice.............. 222.361 222788 5868 5891 22934 23070 22422 2261C 51224 51671 7898 7866
2. Passenger service .............. 115 834 119054 3516 3517 11171 11298 10521 10982 2, 206 215797. 4119 4412
3. Number of revenue tons carried ........ 8232193140 234007516 5568531 5448304 38967966 39774455 51773715. 51916599 96310212 97139356 21288"199 20756430
4. Number of revenue tons carried one mile (thous) 53 913 152 53690537 778 64 5 737 918 7 284 998 7 446978 9 046.965' 8 741 914 17 110 60 6 16926 810 5 638 592 5 407 432
5. Freight revenue . . . 758 79903C" $744 239 221 618 703129 $17838830 61126733217 $111 665 112 $137713780 $130652895 82690908826 $260156837 $57 972093 $53 368 301
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutationpassengers *. ...... 20519974 20713304 3341185 3194241 3852626 3775725 7747013 7836090 14940824 14806056 8381 7921
6-02. All other passengers . . 14234 702 14858545 1845018 1846804 1999002 2183186 6441557 6819717 10285577 10849707 264661 260099
6-03. Total . . . 34754t,76 35571649 5186203 5041045 5 851628 5958911 14188570 14655807 25 226 401 25655763 273042 268020
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers*. ....... 400472843 3986872944 71127504 67675981 72 874172 71252678 162516 736 162736720 306520412 301665379 207081 198710
7-02. All other passengers . . 1646636303 1762531114 125959822 121843442 247643871 284423747 363633486 376652724 737237179 782919913 39642169 39427968
7-03. Total . . . ... 28047111146 2161404058 197087326 189519 423 320510043 355676425 526152222 539389444 1043 7575 91 1084585292 39849250 '39 626 678
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01. Commutation fares .......... ... $8929091 $8490199 1 413 418 $12 10067 739 8.3 1676 80C 3 825268 $3592657 $6 970499 $6479524 13330 $3263
8-02.Allotherfares.. . ... 46409506 $49256380 64076543 63741203 68711984 $9126502 $1883959 *12847982 #25672486 $85715687 $1173739 61128034
8-03. Total . . . $57336 99 $57746579 $5 489961 $4 95127C $10451797 $10803 302 16 709 227 16440639 $32650986 332195211 $1177069 $1131297
9. Passengerservicetrainrevenue/........ $98611722 99480 459 $7531420 $6828718 $17554469 $18361236 $24085686 623876453 $49171575 $49066407 42346876 42 236956
10. Passengertrain-miles . . ... 23031680 2406957C 1362094 1398752 3611667 3764409 4236259 4564504 9210020. 9727665 601791 621669
11. Passenger carrying car-miles ......... 116364106 124656426 6325221 64286310 17673886 19844455 85671514 27315420 49670021 53586185 3052676 3195141
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 232.2 229.4 139.8 135.4 186.9 187.2 174.7 168.4 177.7 174.3 264.9 260.5
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . 1.407d 1.386d 2.4024 2.4174 1.547d 1.499 1.522d 1.495 I 1.573$ 1.537$ 1.028% 0.987i
14. Revenue per ton per road ........ $3.27 $3.18 $3.36 $3.27 42.89 42.81 42.66 42.52 $2.79 ;2.68 $2.72 '2.57
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road. .. 19.5 19.3 21.3 21.2 18.9 18.9 21.0 20.8 20.5 20.4 24.7 75.1
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.23 2.13% 1.99% 1.79% 2.39 2.359 2.5 2.21. 2.28i 2.15% 1.610 1.640
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road $0.44 $0.41 $0.42 $0.38 s0.45 $0.44 $0.49 S0.46 60.47 60.44 $0.40 40.41
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road. . 115.7 118.6 68.3 66.0123.9 130.3 56.5 55.2 71.7 72.2 149.8 151.6
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.941 2.791 3.24 3.07 3.52 3.21 .54 3.414f 3.48' 3.284 2.960 2.8 b
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road. $3.40 '3.32 32.21 $2.03 $4.36 $4.18 $2.00 '1.88 $2.50 $2.37 44.43 44.34
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road. . 58.9 60.8 38.0 37.6 54.8 59.7 37.1 36.8 41.4 42.3 145.9 147.8
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.80O 2.67e 2.794' 2.614 3.764 3.04I 3.18f 3.05e 3.13" 2.97% 2.95% 2.850
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road . 11.65 11.6? 31.06 $0.98 $1.79 $1.81 {1.18 :i1.12 4 1.29 $1.?5 84.31 4.22
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 88.9 89.8 144.7 135.5 88.7 94.5 174.2 118.2 113.3 111.5 66.2 63.7
19. Revenuepassenger-milespercar-mile 17.6 77.3 31.2 '19.5 18.1 17.9 I0.5 19.7 71.0 '0.2 13.1 1?.4
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM INOWDM SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMPOCAHONTAS REGION _
19i6 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1949 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service . . . 59 122 59 437 37 227 37 259 44 9 2 44 994 53 697 53 632 27 383 27466 126012 126092
2. Passenger service . . . 29327 30209 1C717 19205 22334 22836 30 18 8 30766 15268 16036 67790 69640
3. Number of revenue tons carried.. . 117598411 117895786 39885111 40914602 27575564 26751498 29852531 30450989 17281523 17994639 74709G16 75197186
4. Numberofrevenuetons carriedonemile(thous) 22 749200 22334242 7814647 79279537 6387051 6428627 12045790 12032284. 4916464 4969799 23349305 23428356
5. Freight revenue . . . 327062319 $313525138 $108103752. $107868870 $88 383861 $86414465 $169147314 169836 540 $66101784 66594208 $323632959 $322 845213
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers': ...... 14949205 14613977 2078200 2223521 1761133 1892513 1730446 1782409 988 884 3492569 3675806
6-02. All other passengers . . 10 550 336 111098 606 858022 880921 1108420 1077279 1414686 1446 431 303336 344 108 2826442 2867 618
6-03. Total . . . 25499443 25 923763 2 936 222 3104 442 2886955 82969792 3145134 3228840 304324 344992 6319011 6543624
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers . 306 727493 301864089 25220988 27505870 35 5330$5 36032793 32973427 3346135E 9880 8840 68 516 362 69502985
7-02. Ullother passengers . . 770879348 882 3476881 209167217 217149210 156785410 170607568 420472456 462467589 83333672 89958866 660591738 723034023
7-03.otal . . . 103 606 641 112411 970' 234396205' 244655080 192 31465 206640359 453445883 495928941 83343752' 8996770C 729108100 792537006
8. Passeni r revenue:
8-01 Commutationfares'. . ... $69818629 6482787 $636708 4673721 $698791 $730913 4611026 602644 $1351 4134 $1310554' 41333691
8-02 Allotherfares ............ $26846225 626 843721 5509510 $5689158 $3555576 $3846565 $10 352 803 10 649926 $2145392 $2226990 616053773 $16 723 501
&-0o: Total ............... 333826054 33 32650 b 6146216 6 368 879 J 4254369 44577498 410 964 431 411252570 $2145527 $82227124 $17364327 $18057192
9. Passengerservicetrainrevenue/. .. . 351580451 $51303363 12049451 $12309272 486580959 :9023924 321096660 21502244 $5 364201 45341656 $35041 820' $35867824
10. Passenger train-miles ........... 9.11811" 10 349 334 3206017 3881386. 2810130 2965935 5507423 5733142 1696299 1739773 10013852 10438650
11. Passenger carrying car-miles . . 52783297 56781326 16765403 17486341 11718996 12513259' 28166641 30285359 6987769 7590141 46875406 50388759
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road. 19.4 189.4 195.9 193.8 231.6 240.2 403. 395.1 284. 276.2 312.5 311.6
13. Revenue per ton-mile ... .1.38 1.404 1.383. 1.3614 1.384 1.3?54 1.4 1.4122 1.34 1.340, 1.3860 1.378
14. Revenue per ton per road .. 2.78 $2.66 $2.71 2.64 $3.21 3.23 $5.67 $5.58 $3.82 43.70 44.33 44.29
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:'
15-01. Miles per passenger per road . 20.5 20.4 12.1 12.4 20.2 19.0 19.1 18.8 10.0 10.0 19.6 18.9
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.28 2.15 2.52 2.45 1.979 2.03o 1.854 1.804 1.37d 1.527 1.91$ 1.92%
17-01. Revenue per passenger perroad . 0.47 0.4 0.31 $0.30 $0.40 $0.39 o 0.35 $0.34 0.14 o0.15 t0.38 0o.36
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles per passenger per rod . 73.6 74.0 243.8 246.5 141.4 158.4 297.2 319.7 274.7 261.4 233.7 252.1
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile .. 3.46% 3.260 2.63% 2.62o 2.21'/ 2.250 2.46% 2.300 2.570 2.48% 2.4%3 2.310
17-02. Revenue per passengerpet road .. $2.54 $2.42 $6.42 $6.46 $3.21 03.57 $7.32 07.36 $7.07 $6.47 $5.18 5.83
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per rad. . 42.5 43.4 79.8 78.8 67.0 69.6 144.2 153.6 273.9 260.8 115.4 121.1
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 3.12 2.96 2.67d 2.60% 2.21d 2.22d 2.421 2.274 2.57% 2.48% 2.380 2.28%
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road 1.33 $1.29 $2.09 $2.05 1.48 $1.54 03.49 $3.49 $7.05 46.46 $2.75 $7.76
18. Revenue passenger-miles pertrain-mile. 110.4 108.6 73.1 74.6 68.4 69.7 82.3 86. 4.1 51.7 72.8 75.9
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 0.6 19.8 14.0 14.0 16.4 16.5 16.1 16.4 .9 11.9 15.6 15.7


/ Includes dining and buffet service.
Includes Comoutation and multiple 1ide.









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freightserovice # ........... 222 547 222 918 5 883 5 916 22 968 23074 22 437 22612 51288 51602 7 895. 7 874
2. Passengerservice#... ......... 117085 120646 3517 3519 11186 11315 10 698 11307 25401 26141: 4128 4466
3. Number of revenue tons carried ........ 2504196977 2391571808 62489083 58698191 415795115 399223447 564717254 525470026 1043001452 983391664 233116410 215039238
4. Numberof revenuetonscarriedone mile(thous) 594317446 571269362 8 791274 8 307 886 80245223 78066145 99404479 92344206 188440976 178 718.237 61845469 55482776
5. Freightrevenue ............... $ 230 818 989 $7 632 650972 *205 572790 $195 485 122 "1239 887 957 $1181 682 075 $1476 440 831 $1368 004 224 $2 921 901 578 $2 745 171421 $629 250047 (555 612 725
6. Number of revenue passengers earned:
6-01. Commruttion passengers. ..... 2226 760 331 227105042 35439352 34393887 43047062 42406427 85068965 86239680 163555379 163039.994 90 262 86022
M02. Allotherpassengers ........ 164886806 166 702425 20079926 20079092 23806707 24660493 73759923 74129434 117646556 118 869019 3441667 3469502
6-03. Total . . . .....391649137 393607467 55519278 54472979 66853769 67066920 158828888 160369114 281201935 28190901 3531929 3555524
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengerse.....one 4. 4374503 10 4381745629 759310760 734096016 818987168 80239892417823509131779308208 3360648,841 3315803148 2232983 2126357
7-02.Allother passengers...... 211509269782149610157114209047461381429188 31654116853330726627.4278016976 4299326585 8864 333407 9011482400 516176676 530704441
7-03. Total ............ 25 588 377 288 25 677 847 200 2 180 215 506 2 115 525 204 3 984 398 853 4133125 551 6 060 367 889 6 078 634 793 '12 224 982 248 12 327 285548 518 409659 532 830798
8. Passenger revenue:
8IP.Comnutation fares' . . 97823506 $92758802 *14247962 613064665 *19248176 $18658200 $42181133 $39423510 $75677271 $71140375 $37781 $33179
8-02. Allotherfares. . . 587285847 5779989 44279480 41 875 923 99 572 721 100 849 171 J148 644 533 $145 215 451 $292496734 $287940545 $15 002330 15 307966
8-03. Total . . . 685109353 672557871 58527442 54940588 $118820897 119507371 4190825666 184638961 368174005 $359086920 $15040111 (15341145
9. Passengerservicetrainrevenue1/. $1120 361699 $1106039994 $78791823 $74374703 $194260693 $192 102988 $263 692039 $258085584 $536 744555 6524 563275 $26934337 927 356792
10. Passenger train-miles . . ... 266 007049 2735 416326 15 524937 15 954387 41 363946 41 800 163 49 310 461 51435102 106 199344 109 189652 6 841 603 7 335 365
11. Passenger carrying ear-miles ......... 420 775 826 13461677.698 72244973 73135037 217055864 224175466 300009735 308566880 589.310 572 605 677383 36406397 38093913
AVERAGES
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 237.3 238.9 140.7 141.5 193.0 195.5 176.0 175.7 180.7 181.7 265.3 258.0
13. Revenue per ton-mile . ... 1.385 1.371 2.3384 2.353 1.5454 1.5144 1.485f 1. 481 1.5514 1.5364 1.017% 1.0010
14. Revenue per ton per road . .3.29 ?3.28 $3.29 33.33 $2.98 $2,96 $2.61 $2.60 $2.80 $2.79 $2.70 42.58
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-01. Miles per passengerperroad. . 19.6 19.3 21.4 21.3 19.0 18.9 21.0 20.6 20.5 20.3 24.7 24.7
16-01. Revenue perpassenger-mnile . 2.20 2.12 1.88 1.7 2.35 2.3 2.37 2.22 225 2.151.69 1.56
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road . 0.43 (0.41 $0.40 $0.38 :10.45 .0.44 o0.50 20.46 0.46 s0.44 $0.42 0.39
ALL OTHER PA88ENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road. . 128.3 128.9 70.8 68.8 133.0 135.1 58.0 58.0 75.3 75.8 150.0 153.0
16-02. Revenue perpssenger-mile . 2.74 2.704 3.124 3.034 3.154 3.03 3.470 3.380 3.30 3.20i 2.91 2.880
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road 3.56 $3.48 $2.21 $2.09 $4.18 $4.09 $2.02 $1.96 $2.49 $2.42 (4.36 $4.41
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFrrIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road. . 65.3 65.7 39.3 38.8 59.6 61.6 38.2 37.9 43.5 43.7 146.8 149.9
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.68 2.604 2.684 2.604 2.984 2.89% 3.154 3.04w 3.014 2.911 2.90% 2.880
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road . $1.75 41.71 $1.05 $1.01 $1.78 *1.78 $1.20 411.5 $1.31 $1.27 $4.26 $4.31
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 96.2 94.6 140.4 132.6 96.3 98.9 122.9 118.2 115.1 112.9 75.8 72.6
19. Revenue paasenger-miles per car-mile 18.0 17.7 30.2 28.9 18.4 18.4 20.2 19.7 20.7 20.3 14.2 14.0
EASTERN DISTRICT
SINCL DING SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Milesof road operated at closeof month: 37297 44 976 45019 53 703 663 27 445 27 463 126 124 126 145
1. Freightservice#.............. 59183 59476 37240 37297 44976 45019 53703 53663 2744 27463; 12124 126145
2. Passenger service #. ............ 29 529 30607 18910 19434 22530 23041 30544 31234 15572 16 330 68646 70605
3. Number of revenue tons carried ........ .276 117 862 1 198 430 902 434 805086 401692-580 29059513 303 781015 311 006 818 302 403 095 191747698 185064216 793 274029 791 248 326
4. Number of revenue tons carried ne mile(t .hos) 250286445 234201013 86 182 778 82500316 71339090 71235712 132703849 131 424375 53805264 51907946 257848223 254568033
Freight revenue. .e(t............... .) 3 551 151 625 $3 300 784 146 $1174 447 892 $1112 750 142 968 227 929 $937 941520 1814 678 342 $1774 4928 541 $722313 201 $7066826.23$3 505 219472 3419 116684
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. lCommutation passengers*".........163645641 163126016 23826226 24689166 20160576 19848713 ,19117 510 19413635 10378, 27512 39288464 39289860
-02.Al P otherpass engere . . .121068223 164397 3852 11038O360 110362078 124 2590 121618622 16493035 1668469 38886798 4155235 3276285 23006 3001826
12. ToMitaleperrevenuetonperroa............... . 196.1 195.464537 3486194586 36051.244 325425.6 234010535 35610545 6 280.404 897176 418280.5 3205.0 3729168
7. Number of revenue passengers carr. .ied one mile:
7-01. RevenCommutation pssengersroad. . 3362881824 .78 317929505 2999337 04853075 415475751 3.93021477 359595118 65536628 103077404943.877512 74649 758963049
-0. ilestherpassengerperroad. . 20.5 20.3 12907968025 872.32099 195623753 207141845 806 121818.8 204 09999149 1152391 842 8 19.786244870 908159391
7-0. Reveoterpa743nger-me .................... 2.43 2.91907 660116346 3207.361862 2177,17414 2371719328 1.46444022 1.86907 06223198.32 110002929 115279686 96371.9023519 940556840
8. Pasenji r revenue:
8-01 Commutation fares* *........ $75 715 052 *$71179 554 $7 413 437 *$7584 356 $8002620 *7 653214 *6690792 6$6336126 *1605 *5 632 *$14 695 01.7 813 994 972
8-02. MAiltherfpassres .ngerperroad. . 0749906 307.5 7248.0 263.4 252190 7494840 158.073 4476155270.1 352.0 35197197 281 2977 2763933 8279109 201904593 20175
17-02.Total .Revenue. 321411 74428065 85295627 $8247919 51 71293 52414766137 662779 $13495110 27 565538 2828441 216 599610 $215 506.11
9. Pasengerservietrassinrevenue per . 44.3678 892 55192006 149313947 144578756 97862124 10037498 249155 947 248 008433 60350777.0 173.1 172.4 28 892.3 61195240 40 684033.8 409541171
10. P Revenueperass engertranmile 3. .040947 116525017 3717315 2.66 2.63749780 32579204 2.133788491 64031441 2.6573458 19038142 2001451 115648787 119541529
11. PasRevengercarrying per par-miles .25 6 9 64397129.31 21 .452 373 2.28406952 14110.5825 150983856 $3.857 104886 37041.944 8279.1473 8827 50 585006.484 609299 098
AVERAGES
FaEIOHT TRAPFIc:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road ...... 196.1 195.4, 198.2 205. 245.6 234.5 426.7 4-14.6 280.6 280.5 325.0 321.7
13. Revenue per ton-mile . .. .......... 1.419d 1.,09 -1.363( 1.349d 1.3571 1.317 1. q67'/ 1.350d 1.342e 1.3614 1.359-1 1.3430
14. Revenuepasserton per road. in-le ........ $2.78 2.7585.9 .77 $3.38 73.09 96.83 594.87 3.77.8 57.6 83.3 822 $.32
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TlArmC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road ...... 20.5 20.3512.6 12.34 20.6 19.8 18.8 18.81 0.0 14.7 19.7 19
16-019. Revenue per pasoenger-mile .2.. 0.4 g20. 15.3 12.5.2 16.3 16.38 18.8 1.8 1.55 1.39 1.905 16.2
17 Reprevenue averpassengerperroad .46 $0.31 $31 0.39 0.35 0 3 0.15 o0.20 $0.376h hn h
AML OTHER PASSENGER TRAY ic:
15-02. Miles per passenger per road ...... 77.5 78.0 263.4 252.8 158.0 170. 1352.0 351.1 283.0 277.3,270 275.2
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile 3...... .28e 2.182 2.68 2 2.614 2.223i28261 2.26". 2.202 2.514 2.45t 221%2 2.22%
17-02. Revenue per passengerper4rod *2.54 $2.48 $7.06 *6.59 $3.50 ,13.68 $7.94 $7.71 $7.09 $6.81 $6.16 $6.11
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC7:29707.112.a82327..13823.
15-03. Miles perpassenger per road .44.1 720 171 172
18-03. Revenue per pason senger-mile ...... 3.01 2.91 2.0 2.0 2.17 2.3 2.232
17-03. Revenue perpassenger per road .... 1.35 $1.31 $2.45 42.29 $1.58 $1.64 $3.87 $3.74 $7.07 46.76 $*.01 $2.98
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile.. 112.7 110.4 85.9 85.1 72.8 72.9 96.3 94.7 57.8 57.6 83.82.3
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile P0. 0.0 15.3 15.2 16.3 16.3 17.3 1 16.8 13.3 13.1 16.5 16.2

0 Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each math within the period.
Includes dining and buffet service.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF, CLASS I RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of revenue traffic statistics representing 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)

DECEMBER 1956


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM ___-------I
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close ofmonth: 222260 222700 56 867 5890 22931 23071 22416 22461 51214 51422 7 698 7891
Passengerservice s ............... .. 114695 118180 3490 3517 11170 11294 9586 10223 ?4 .4 6 25034 4119 4412
3. Numberof revenue ons arried......... 874 831 210 314 150 556918 5541 177 36152346 36554736 48650955 48403953 90372489 9049966 0 282167 19350219
4. Number of revenue tons carried onenile (thous). 52 656 863 51697 650 797 783 804 339 7 157 665 7429 328 8 720 530 8 397 997 16 655 976 16 631 664 5 623 762 5 137 983
5. Freightrevenue.. ............... .. $720607710 $706528410 $(18294514 $18128003 $110 881716 $110 367465 130 776 175 $124498625 $2b9952405 $252994093 $56783991 $52143700
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers ....d: 20 300 927 2065389 5 3022163 3042 300 3 835 986 39715333 7666053 7554959 14524 02 14568592 6 023 7807
6-02. Allmother passengers... ....... 16 571124 16915709 2046206 2101873 2 381131 2552 261 7204058 7243533 11631395b 11897667 341150 345 305
6-03. Total ssenger ............... 36872051 37569604 5066369 5144 173 6217117 6523594 14 870111 14798492 26155597 26466259 349173 353112
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01.NumberCommtatiorevenuepassengersarriedonemil: 403650364 394356586 63771151 64973233 74471421 73322198 163057394 156198469 301299966 294493900 199246 193726
7-02. Allothationpassengers ......... 219750394 2251076 193 148348543 147529048 325206306 355838128 443290330 438925433 916 84179 "942292609 52445 64 54889414
7-03.;Totalpaseng...... ..... 2 60117075b 264543278.. 212119694 212502281 399677727 429160326 606347724 595123902 1218145145 1236786509 52645212 55083140
8. Passenger revenue:
8-01. CommuPassenger tationfares*.. $8965822 $8634786 $1312735 $1187671 $1778910 $1752185 3 827343 $3 620 916 $6 916988 $6560772 $3384 $3280
8-02. Allotherfares............... $62326594 $61303370 pD4723186 4388993 $11016513 $11 538140 $15319350 $14714537 $3.059049 $30641670 $1600666 $1522830
8-03. Total. ............... $71.292416 69938156 $6035921 $5576664 $12795423 $13290325 $19146693 $18335453 $37978037 $37202442 $1604050 $1 526110
9.Passengerservicetrainrevenue;j ....... $125254067 $123 944094 $8 148386 $7 574 619 $22164499 $22878270 $27912653 $26 897 518 $5822b5b38 $57350407 $3011860 $3007909
10.Passengerntrain-miles . 24845 889 26133565 1421555 1465591 3810891 4092555 4525847 4922189 9756293 10480335 687296 713861
11. Passenger carrying car-miles ......... 132 447 600 140118502 6727215 6857156 19494923 21893 891 281829267 29438611 54351405 58 189658 3579868 3645658
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road 248.5 245.8 143.2 145.2 197.4 203.2 179.2 173.5 184.3 183.8 277.3 265.5
13. Revenue per ton-mile . 1.368. 1.367 2.293% 2.254W 1.5530 1.4086 1.500% 1.4820 1.561% 1.521 1.00 1.010 015
14. Revenue per ton per road . ... .$3.40 $3-36 $3.28 $3.27 $3.07 $3.02 $2.69 $2.57 $2.88 $2.80 $2.80 $2.69
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road. . 19.9 19.1 21.1 21.4 19.4 18.5 21.3 20.7 20.7 20.2 24.8 24.8
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.22 2.194 2.06 1.834 2.394 2.395 2.35 2.327 2.07 2.23% 1.70% 1.69%
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road $0.44 $0.42 $0.43 $0.39 $0.46 $0.44 $0.50 0.48 0.28 $0.45 $0.42 $0.42
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles per passengerper road . 132.6 133.1 72.5 70.2 136.6 139.4 61.5 60.6 78.8 79.2 153.7 159.0
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.84 2.721 3.18 2.98 3.39 3.248 3.46% 3.35e 3.390 3.25% 3.05% 2.77%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road $3.76 $3.62 $2.31 $2.09 $4.63 $4.52 $2.13 $2.03 $2.67 $2.58 $4.69 $4.41
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passenger per road. . 70.5 70.4 41.9 41.3 64.3 65.8 40.8 40.2 46.6 46.7 150.8 156.0
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.74% 2.640 2.850 2.62% 3.20% 3.10% 3.164 3.084 3.12% 3.014 3.05o 2.77%
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road $. 1.93 $1.86 $1.19 $1.08 $2.06 $2.04 $1.29 *1.24 $1.45 $1.41 $4.59 $4.32
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile.. 104.7 101.2 149.2 145.0 104.9 104.9 134.0 120.9 124.8 118.0 76.6 77.2
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 19.6 18.9 31.5 31.0 20.5 19.6 21.6 20.2 22.4 21.3 14.7 15.1
EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight servicatedatcloseof month:. 59 112 59 313 37 220 37 254 44 893 44 994 53 694 53 668 27 341 27 471 125 928 126 133
Passenger service ............. "6365 29 446 18 711 19 045 22317 22 836 30034 30 815 15 268 16036 67 C1 9 696869
3. Number of revenue tonscarried ......110654056 109850085 38159694 39510897 19 40685- 60 17726650 27 423019 26868009 16228534 1635850E: 63060481 60953168
4. Numberofrevenuetonscarriedone mile(thous) 22 279 740 21 769047 7 731 979 8 109 618 5 727 '- 5 552 368 12065 875 11494 365 4 853477 4771 85z 22647 144 21818585
5. Freightrevenue. .................... $316736396 $305137793 $106452403 ,108412048 $75 822 896 $74584793 $159005779$154580397 $62 590236 $63813 379 $297418911 $292978569
6. Number of revenue passengers carried
6-01.NumberCommutationpassengersed 14532225 14576399 2 256467. 2595563 1854100 1 718280 1657 407 1762765 72 8 88a. 3512835 3481933
6-02. All other passengers 11972545 1 42972 1203023 1285481 1270600 1279624 1713836 1672956 41112 43466 3395556 338756
6-03. Total . 26504770 26819 371 3459490 3881044 3124 700 2997904 3371243 3435731 411646 435554 6907791 6869189
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. CoNumber mutationpassengersI r 301499214 294687626 30608238 31434634 39599933 35136507 31935699 33088S41 7280 888C 71542912 68234328
7-02. illotherpassengers .........969 291143 997182023 319017435 332 939138 202853365 203,455990 589200921 593050148 117157530 124448894 909211616 920955032
7-03. otal .............. 1270790357 1 291869649 349625673 3643 73772 242453298 238592497 621136 620 626 139089 117164 610 124457774 980754728 989189 366
8. Passeno r revenue.
8-01 Comnutation fares*2. ........ $69;2372 $6564052 $702798 $785057 $744933 $688190 $595 609 $597339 $11C $14 6 $1340052 $1285677
8-02 Allotherfares ..... ............ ' 32659715 $32164500 $8740362 $8703843 $4452638 $4400887 $13475159 SL300372" $2 998720 $03030417 20926517 $20435027
8-Or Total ......... .... $39582 087 $38728552 $9443160 $9488.900 $5197-571 $5089077 $14070768 $13601062 $2998830 $3030565 $22267169 $21720704
9. Passenger servicetrain revenue / . $61237396 $603586316 $17671285 $17885983 $10 829072 $11031 284 $28298901 2 7352 882 $7217411 $7315629 $46345384 $45699795
10. Passengertrain-miles ... .10445591 11194196 3594119 3676117 3030353 3216326 5999751 6200666 1776075 1846380 10806179 11263372
11. Passengercarryingcar-miles ......... 57 931 73 61835 316 21187 642 21705601 13019581 15661598 32 609 881 3421322 7699023 8702758 53328485 56577585
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Milesperrevenue ton per road . 201.3 198.2 202. 205.3 295.1 313.2 440.0 427.8 299.1 291.7 359.1 358.0
13. Revenue per ton-mile . .... 1.422% 1.402d 1.377% 1.337% 1.324% 1.343% 1.318% 1.345% 1.290% 1.337% 1.313% 1i.430
14. Revenue per ton per road ....... $2.86 $2.78 $2.79 $2.74 $3.91 $4.21 $5.80 $5.75 $3.86 $3.90 $4.72 $4.81
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road. . 20.7 20.2 13.6 12.1 21.4 20.4 19.3 18.8 10.0 10.0 20 19.6
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.300 2.23% 2.30% 2.50% 1.88% 1.96% 1.87% 1.81% 1.51% 1.67% 1.87% 1.88!
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road . $0.48 $0.45 $0.31 $0.30 $0.40 $0.40 $0.36 $0.34 $0.15 $0.17 $0.38 $0.37
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC: 3. 2. 2. 21
15-02, Miles per passenger per road . 81.0 81.4 265.2 259.0 159.7 159.0 43.8 354.5 285.0 286.3 2678 2719
16-02, Revenue per passenger-mile ... 3.37% 3.23% 2.74 2.61% 2.20%' 2.169 2.29 2.19 2.56 2.2 .30N 2;.2.2
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road $. $2.73 $2.63 $7.27 $6.77 $3.50 $3.44 $7.86 $7.77 $7.29 $6.97 $6.16 $6.03
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Miles per passengerper road. . 47.9 48.2 101.1 93.9 77.6 79.6 184.2 182.2 294 285, 142,0 144.0
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile .. 3.11 3.00% 2.70% 2.60d 2.14% 2.13% 2.27% 2.17% 2.5 922.27? 2.20
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road .... $1.49 $1.44 $2.73 $2.44 $1.66 $1.70 $4.17 $3.96 $7.28 $6.96 $3.22 $3.16
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile 121.7 115.4 97.3 99.1 80.0 74.2 103.5 101.0 66.0 67.4 90.8.4 17.
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 21.9 20.9 16.5 16.8 18.6 17.5 19.0 18.3 15.2 14.3 18.4 17.5

/ Includes dining end buffet service.
Includes Commutation and Multiple Ride.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

REVENUE TRAFFIC STATISTICS OF CLASS I RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from ill reports of revenue traffic statitics representing 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TWELVE. MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M-220 (OS-D)


UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND REGION GREAT LAKES REGION CENTRAL EASTERN REGION EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION
ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
1. Freighterie#.atcloseofmon.............th: 222521 222901 5882 5914 22965 23075 22 436 22600 512B3 5 51589 7895 7875
2. Passengerservice# ...... ........ .... 110048 119745 3514 3517 11185 11313 9791 10521 24490 25351 4127 4462
3. Numberof revenue tons carried........ 2716476507 2601900373 68058271 64239368 451947461 435 778 183 613367141 573873979 1133372873 10738912530 253 598577 234389457
4. Numberofrevenuetonscarriedonemile(thous) 646 976309 622 967 212 9 589057 9 112 225 87 382 888 85 495 473 108 125 009 L00 74282033 205 0906954 195 349 901 67 469 231 60 620759
5. Freightrevenue. ............... $8,51 426097 $85391793o3 $223867304 $213 6131251 350 769 67 2. 292 049540 607 217006 492 502 849 181853 9822 998165 514 $686034038 $607756425
6. N-ber Commuttiof passengers ca.......ed: 247 061 k58 247 758 937 38 461 515 37 436 187 46 883048 46 377 760 92 735 018 93 794639 178 079 5B1 177 608 ba6 98 285 93 829
6-02. Allotherpassengers ..181459 930 183 618 130 22 126 132 22 180965 26 187 838 27 212 754 .0 963 981 81 372 967 129 277 951, 130 766686 3 782 817 3 814 807
M03. Total 426 521 168 431377067 60587647 59617152 73070886 73590514 173698 99 175167606 307357532 308375272 3881102 3908636
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengersaredone.......mile: 4841100074 4776102217 823081911 799069249 893 458 589 875 721 122 1945 408 307 1 935 506 677 3661946807 3610297048 2432231 2320083
7-02. All other passengers ... ...3 34d 447 562 23 747 177 312 1 569 253 289 1 528 958 236 3 490 617 9 81 3 686 564 755 4 721 507 06 4 738252 018 9781178576 9953775009 568622640 585593855
7-03. Total . .............. 8189 54b03028 523 2795292392 335 200 2 328027485 4384076570 4562 885 877 6 666 715 613 6 673 758 695 13 443 127 83 13 564 072 057 571054871 587913938
8-01. Commutation fare106789328 101393668 1.5 560697 14858336 $21027086 $80410385 646008476 $43044426 $82 590259 $77707147 $41165 36459
8-02. Allotherfares. ............649 612 466 641102307 49002666 146264902 $110 589234 112 387 311 663633883 59929988 323 555783 318 588 201 $16602996 $16 830796
8-03. Total . ............... 756 401 794 $742 495 975 $64 563 363 $60 517 238 $131 616 350 $13a 797696 S 209 972 359 5602 974 414 1406 152 042 396 289 348 $16 644 161 $16 867 255
9. Passengerservice train revenue / ...... ..S24. b 5852 90 $1229 982 871 $86 940 209 $81 949322 ($16424717 $214981858 $291 574692 884982993 $594939618 $501 913573 $29 946197 $30364701
10. Passengertrain-miles ...........290 852 938 299 550011 16946492 17419978 45 174837 45892718 53836 00 56557291 112. 957 637 119 669 987 7528901 8049226
11. Passenger carrying car-miles . . 1553 220 420 1601 79.; 480 78 972 188 79992193 236 550 787 8246069357 328 1;39002 338 001771 643 661 977 664 065 321 39 986265 41739571
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 238.2 239.4 140.9 141.8 193 1966. 1181.0 181.9 266.3 258
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . .1.3844 1.371 2.335 2.344 1.56 196.2 176.6 17 181.0 181.9 2661.535 258.6
14. Revenue per ton per road . . 3.30 $3.28 $3.29 $3.33 $2.99 $2.96 2 2.60 2.81 279 $2.7100
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:' 6 2 2.81 2.9 2.71 $2.59
15-01. Miles per passenger per road. .. 19.6 19.3 21.4 21 19.1 18.9 210 20.6 20 24.7 24.7
16-01. Revenue per passenger-mile 2.21 2.12 1.89 1.7~ 2. 23 .0 2420.6 0.. 12.7
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road . 20. .0 (08 *'0 10 ?2.6 2 2.260 2.152 1.690 1. 570
ALL OTERs PASSENGER RaFFIC: road .... 0000.4 6 60.46 60. ,4 $0.42 60.39
15-02. Miles per passenger per road . 128.7 129.3 70.9 68.9 133.3 135.5 58.3 58.2 75.7 76.1 150.3 153.5
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile ..2.78% 2.70 3.120 3.03 : .705 73 382 7.31 76.20 2.92 215387i5
17-02.ARevenue perpassenger per road $3.58 $3.49 $2.21 $2.09 St22 $203 $1.97 $250 $2 $4.39 $4.41
15-03. Miles per passenger per road . 65.8 66.1 39.5 39%0 60.0 62.0 38.4 38.1 43.7 44.0 147.1 150.4
16-03. Revenue per passenger-mile . 2.68 2.60 2.70% 2.60d 3.004 2.91 315% 3.04 03. 02 2.920 2.91% 2.870
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road. ... $1.77 $1.72 $1.07 $1.02 $1.80 61.21 $1.16 1.32 1.29 $4.29 $4.32
18. Revenue passenger-milesper train-mile. 96.9 95.2 141.2 133.6 97.0 994 12.8 118 ,1.32 1599 29 4 2
19. Revenue passenger-miles per car-mile 18.1 17.8 30.3 29.1. ?8 .5 1 2I an 2n8N:
EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION NORTHWESTERN REGION CENTRAL WESTERN REGION SOUTHWESTERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMPOCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
Miles of road operated at close of month:
1. Freight service# . . . 59178 59 464 37237 37 294 44969 45017 53702 53 662 27435 27464 126100 126 143
2. Passengerservice. . . . 28617 29 813 18 899 19 403 22 513 25 024 30 502 31199 15 517 16 306 68 532 70529
3. Number of revenue tons carried......... 1386771450 1308280987 472964790 441403477 309 9208441 381507665 338489837 329271104 208 381989 201437140 856740267 852215909
4. Numberof revenuetonse carriedonemile(thous) 272 566 185 255 970 660 93 914 757 90 609 934 77 066 882 76 788080 144 769724 142 918 740 58 658 761 56 679 798 280 49b 367 276 386618
5. Freight revenue ........... ..... 3867 b8802U $3605 92193 9 280 900 2944 221162191 .044050 8251012 526 313 (1973 684121 4929072 938 $784903437 $770496002$3 802 636583 $3712095253
6. Number of revenue passengers carried:
6-01. Commutation passengers' . 176177 866 177702415 26 082 693 27 284 729 22014 676 21566993 20 774917 21176400 11106 28400 42 800 699 42 771793
6-02. All other passengers . . 133060 76 134581493 12 241 383 12 647 555 13 652 990 13 441446 18 206 871 18 357 735 4297918 4589 901 36 157 779 36 389 082
6-03. Total . . . 311 238 634 312 283 908 38 324076 39 932284 35 667 666 35 008 439 38 981788 39534135 4 309024 4618 301 78 958 478 79160875
7. Number of revenue passengers carried one mile:
7-01. Commutation passengers'. . .. 3 664 381038 3612617131 330 002 075 336 287 709 455 075 684 428 157904 391 530 817 398 25 569 111 060 413 824 846 717561. L27 197 377
7-02. UI other passengers . ... 10349 8012161053936864 3 226 985460 3 205 259 625 2 159090898 274 874735 6 395 513 109 4 450 8333 52 1 217056 679 1 276 840 736 9 771 660 686 10002 548 823
7-03. rotal . . . .140141825414151 95 995 3556987535 3541 547 334 2614 166 58227030327196787043926 6849458921 1217 167739 12778254 56010 618 376 247 10629746200
8. Passeng r revenue:
8-01 Commutation fares. . . $82037424 $77743606 $8116235 $8369413 $8747553 $8341404 67286401 66933465 1. 715 $5780 $16035669 $15280649
8-02. Allotherfares. . . . 40 156 779 $335 412 997 $86 622 543 83 598 645 47 8213 45 49 162 439 $144 447 146 #141 618 700 $30562 653 $31 309 526 $222 831144 $222 090665
8-3. Total ............... $422 796 203 4 13 156 03 $94 738778 $91968058 $56 568898 57 503843 $151733547 $148 552 165 $30564368 $31 315 306 $238 866 813 $237371314
9. Passengerervice trainrevenueI/. . 624885815 $612278274 166 9852'1 162463631 108691196 $113687 $27745484 $275361315 $67 568200 $68510869 $453714244 455240966
10. Passengertrain-miles . . . 123 486538 127 719 213 40911434 41025 897 35609557 37 004 817 70031192 71 935 853 20 814 17 21 664 831 126 454 966 1308604901
11. Passenger carrying car-miles . . 68a3 4 42 705 b02 892 231 240 215 230 112 553 158 129706 164 645 454 389 714 767 404 255 173 90 495 496 96 976 408 638 339 969 665 677 035
AVERAGES
FREIGHT TRAFFIC:
12. Miles per revenue ton per road . 196.5 195.7 198.6 205.3 248.7 238.8 427.8 434.0 281.5 281.4 327.4 324.3
13. Revenue per ton-mile . . ..1.419d 1.4090 1.3640 1.348k 1.3-55i 1.319% 1.36 1. 0 1350 1.33 1.359 1.356 1.36'Y
14. Revenue per ton per road . . $2.79 $2.76 $2.71 $2.77 $3.37 $3.45 5.83 $5.86 $3.77 $3.82 $4.44 $(.36
COMMUTATION PASSENGER TRAFFIC:*
15-01. Miles per passenger per road . 20.6 20.3 12.7 12.3 20.7 19.9, 8.8 18.8 10.0 14.6 19.8 .19.3
16-01. Revenue perpassenger-mile 2.2604 2.15 2.46% 2.49% 1.924 1.954 ,~86 1.7W4 1.540 1.400 1.89% 1.850
17-01. Revenue per passenger per road 0.46 $0.44 $0.31 $0.31 $0.40 $0,39 0.35 60,33 $0.15 $0.20 $0.37 $0.36
ALL OTHER PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-02. Miles perpassenger perroad . 77.8 78.3 263.6 253.4 158.1 169,2 351.3 351.4 283.2 278.2 270.3 274.9
16-02. Revenue per passenger-mile . .3.29% 3.18% 2.68% 2.61% 2.21% 2.160 2.2J 2.200 2.51% 2.450 2.28% 2.22%
17-02. Revenue per passenger per road .2.56 $2.49 $7.08 $6.61 $3.50 $3.66 $7.93 $7.71 $7.11 $6.82 $6.16 $6.10
TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:
15-03. Milesperpassengerperroad . 45.0 45.3 92.8 88.7 73.3 77.2 174.1 173.3 282.5 276.6 134.5 136.8
16-03. Revenueperpassenger-mile 3.02d 2.920 2.660 2.600 2.16% 2.13 2.244 2.17% 2.510 2.4,5 2.250 2.190
17-03. Revenue per passenger per road $1.36 $1.32 $2.47 $2.30 $1.5 $1.61 $3,89 $3976 $7,09 $6.78 $3,03 $3.00
18. Revenue passenger-miles per train-mile. 113.5 110.8 86.9 86 73 30 96 95.2 58.5 58.4 84.0 82.8
19. Revenue passenger-miles percar-mile. .'. 20.5 120.1 115.4 15:. 16.5 16.4 17 *16.9 113.5 13.2 16.6 16.3


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
l Includes dining and buffet service.
Includes Comirutation and Multiple Ride.


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