Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1936

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Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1936
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1936
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
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Compares the performance of the current month to that of the previous year.
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Vols. for <Jan. 1936>-Apr. 1942 issued by the Bureau of Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission; vols. for May 1942- issued by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission.
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"Compiled from ... reports of freight train statistics representing ... railways."
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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERNY DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
item POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 4 REGION item
No. .
1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935

AGGREGATES
*1. Miles of road operated at close of month .............. 234,944 236,115 57.548 5s,o38 5,692 5,69o 38, 703 39,o39 13a,8ol 133.148 1
2. Train-miles (looomlotive-propelled and motor-car traina:
*2-ol. Ordinary ............................ 0,211,4)63 33,858,081 13,4oo.1Zs 11.7,2 8980 1,W68 1,376,:5 6,55 ,601 5,665,78 18, 611,086 15.5 6,595 2-01
*20. ih ...,............................. 3,8721722 186,078 1g,50 1529 9, 63o 29, 8 10398),211 2-02
2-03. Total .....................................,....,,.,,,, 4.4.5 419s3 1.8,o 1 ay 1699413656 21565161.1,6 5 s6 20
5. Road locomotive-miles:
3-ol. Principal ............................,............,,.... 40,5 ~8, 24 A/ )6,002,066 13.j593.28 d 12,510,844 1,660, 049 aj 1,442,677 6,588,o 1 5,832,10j 18,696,893 4 16,216,442 3-01
3-02. Helper ................................................... ,6 3, 6 ,8,44-9581a~ls, 3 4.9 -02
50.Light ..................,,,....,,,o.,,,.,,,, 2,23. 65 1, 690,263 1,7095 97,627,298 56,55: B 12.5lr, 859 885 6?3 893 o
-o Total ............................. 45; 41V:755 37,692, 329 160,15, 1348,0 ,852s 1,9,2 ,28,76 5,934.354 20, 499,170 16, dl ,33~5 3
Train-switching locomotive-mailes:
*3-05. coal-burning locomotives ................,. ), j6,805 *1,797,849 173,125 137,055 48,1636,4 9401 3o
*3-o6. oil-burning locomotives~ ......................... .. ,9124 *0 ,666:; *4 -i 18, 89 18,524 15835,05 *3 1.-oE12
*3-07. Electric locoactive unit ........................,,...,,,,., -7,190 339 3. .131 -9 -,2 7,6f~02
*3-o8. Total ................................................ b/ 4,oo4991 9. 3,267,183 18 84 14463 163 4,8 8,1 8,6 )155o1 s .4,2
Ca-miles (thousands):
-02, Loaded, west .................,,,..... 6,72 Sd ,:217 170,848 1I d 56oof 3 8 o 26357, -02
-ok Epy east ............................................. 239,o51 13217,6 7783, 7352.1 0,0 8a
-o.Empty, west ............................................. 'f59, 7 58 850 1 ,o5 17,3 19, oe 16 525 46,1 2o7,om 07 0
-o.Empty, total ....... .......... .. .....6)8 0951,1 ,6 053052ob 7,2 6,a 314, 206 26180
-o Loaded adepy e ast .............................. 9621,~ 9 ,49 6,364 27at2661o4 115,926 9B~5,5540. 32o.73 07
-o.Loaded and empty, west .................... 49, 78,4 7,7 6,9 6 61577956743 73o860
-o9. Loaded and empty, total ................... ,o7 1 62 7 0 553,1ol 1295 ,30 94 8217311182 5,4 o
4-10. Caboose, east and west......... ....... ** **3953 oo 3 31, 6 ,8 2 6 845 71,060
-1, asegr-rancas(i regh ran) as ndwnt.... 030 ,952, s 1,972 125 95 1,15o 1,o 6 ,82 1
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders ~thousanda)l
*5-ol. coal-burning steam locomotives .............................. 1,688), 4 )913,846 586,877 *1,448,o64 1,223,612 2,934.347 -05-o
*5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives ................ 1, 991lj, @ *- 11,350 9,361 1,965 *5o
*S-o Electrio locomotives ...........o........... 13,*6 1*2,9 9,075 5o
*5-o4. Total .................,............................... 9/ 11,oo6,335 q/ 9,oho,1oo 1,98 13279, 282 615,oyo0 488, 170 1. 459,414 1,232, 973 9/ 4,950,58 2 ,o965 5
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
*6-01. Total in coal-burning, ateam locomotive trained ............... 62, r5,8r71 *27,664,554 *5,d85,711 8,901,917 7,094,770 919,95,68 */403, 6-01
*6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive train ................ 12, 7,70 *l 8,* *5,08 0,2 129,2,89*60
*6-03. Tot~l i 1 rih rioal in electric locomotive trains ..............8 2, 900 *512,*16, 6* 0 75*6o
7.: Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandsa) .................... r/1,143,$;027 B 2),17),T 9 12,065,273 8.975.~f 3.242.539 23 o)lo4,58 8 35,619. 2,767,594 12,21~ ,23 9,01,13,on
8.Train-houra (including train-switching hours at way stations) ,........ 2,52, 2,078,8 55 91,927 ~ ,753,ol9 1192 9~~e 47o 38, 31.32,77,64 12,10,1 0,


9, Averages per mile of road per day:
*9-ol. Train-miles, ordinary ...................... 5. .6 7.5 6.3 9.o 7.5 5*5 4.7 **3.8r 9-ol
9-o2. Net ton-miles ......................... 4,73166 6,763 4, 989 17, 753 126530722629#aas 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trained :
*10-01. Locomotive-miles principall and helper) ...................... 1*07 1.06 1.10 1.10 1.06 1.04I 1.03 1.02 1.o5 1.o l-ol
*10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ... ........., .. ... 29*3 27*4 328 30. 44.6 3. )22. 752. 00
*10-03. Empty freight car-miles ................,.. )1. 851. 162. 221. 691* 0o
*10-04. Total freight ear-miles (excluding caboose) .................. Wo5139o 76. 6s* 35* 33. 444 461. 10-02
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders) .......... 1,882 ,3 ,0 ,7 ,]o1351 ,4 ,o 0
10-06. Not ton-miles .........................77( 684 Soo 791921645.2 656 587 1
ll. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile .......I 242 240 246 244 35326 all so8 241 21(o 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile ......................,.............. 26*5 211*9 27** 25**1 k2 29 23** 2P*7 23.81 22.5 12
15. Car-mile ratios:
*13-ol. Percent loaded of total freight oar-miles, eastbound ......... 7 *0 7)89089 46.6 4. .4 76.4 7).'( 72* 15-ol
*15-o2. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound .....21102 270o6.*6 5. 115* 1-0
13-05. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west) .... 2* 2 .o~, 62. 8*5.9 51.5 63*7 6206.21
15-06r. Percent ,eatbound of total loaded freight car-miles .......... Sd*0 g8. 61.1 62.1 939. 443 5 59*9 57*8 57*2 3
14. Averages per train-hour:
16-01. Train-miles ....................,,...............,,s...... 16.1 16.4 I1.8 15.2 1. .717.1 17.4e 16*9 17. -o
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding 18oomotives and tender) .......... 29, 982 28,175 30,818 29,187 51,971) 47,076 23,196 21,so 2,39 27,664 0
*15. Percent train-awitching hours at way stations or total train-houne 1 21.9 29.1 25.3 17*3 17* I ~ 15


U.S. DEPOSITORY


Pon THE MONTH OF JULY, 1936 AND 1935


New statistical itemn offootive Januar 1, 19j6. Where prior period figures are not shown they are not availarble.
Inoludes helper looomotive-ailes. Separation not available,
Total includes 84 train-awitching locomotive-miles made by oil and gas electric loocactiesr.
Total includes 101 train-switching locomotive-mniles made by gas-electrio locomotive.
Total includes rf gross ton-siles of oil and gas electrio looomotives.
Total inoludes gross ton-ariles of gas-electrio looomotive.
Total includes 1,877 rs~sr ton-mniles of oil and ga-selectrio looomotive trains and 13.574 pose ton-miles or traight
mnotor-car trains.


g/Total includes J80 gross ton-ailes of gae-electrio looomotive trains and 1,400 gross ton-ailes of ireight actor-
ear trains.
Total' includes 10,188 gross ton-miles of freight motor-car trained.
Total includes 32 gross ton-ailes of freight motor-car trains.
iTotal includes 1,877 grogs ton-miles of oil and gasr-electrio locomotive trains and 3,j86 gross ton-miles of freight
sotor-car trains.
I/ Total includes 3so gross ton-miles at gars-lectrio locomotive trains and 1,368 gross ton-miles at treight actor-car
trains.
SExalUdes switching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.


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3 1262 08851 4954 INTI[ER~RSTLATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUTREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHTI TRAIN PERFORMANCE~ OF CLASS .I STEAMI RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 155 reports of freight train statistics representingE4 16 ailways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


stt~e...t No. M-211 (OS-A)
JULY, 1936



















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
item POCAHONTAS REGION SOTER4REIN m

1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935

AGGREGATES
*1. Miles of road operated at close of month#. .........................., 235,14o ap6, 313 57,593 58,086 5,692 5,898 38.705 39,045 132,950 133,264 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor-car tralins):
*2-01. Ordinary ............................................... 271,34 242,9178291 94,162, d4 590, 462 11,3~ 10, 90 5414 610, 0 0, to 20
*2-02. Light ................................................ 1 30 33139110,71 ,,25 Il1 ,467 42 5 90 9681 a-~ 9 2-02
2-05. Total.. ........ ........... ........... 27), 704 244~l,0,2 9542 570,6 1 a l, 45, 412, 5 120, 7 572 106,703:3 2-o3
5. Road locomotive-miles:
5-ol. Principal .................................................. 2 ,4 5,7,5 5 0 a 42oa5 1.7.2 /1,9,4 5 t4,6,7 2, a /108863 30
3-02. Helper ...........................................,**....***** 4 1 76 82 -~~0,9 1 9870,2 -097 4 l1,7: -/ 45W617 -25 ~~j 3-02L~d,
-o.Lieht .................................... 16 72 12,841 0s41 732,2 ,403e4 471,8 2 790 4,328,67 5-os
-o.Total ................................................. 372937 21@ ,6 1 ao17 115322 1, .1 14890 4, Gs 4,5,t 32152733 3a
Train-switching locomotive-a~iles:
*3-0 Coal-burning locomotives ..................................... e,8:22, 12 *12,1,17 ,6, ,1,2 ,5,6 ,7, 5, 14442*
*3- .01-burning locomotives ...................................... ) 324 g,4 gq6 51*3
*30.Electric locomotive units ........ ......................... 252U.917 31,6512 24,9.~6 -~: -.: tax *
*508 otl ................................... b 2, /23.395,437 4/ 12,707,38 11,163.27 1.198.705 1,041,78 3,9,0 p1,0 /94 8 / 8,278,052
4. Car-miles thousandsa):
k-ol. Loaded, total ........................................... 06,2 82 2551 oa9 aa3 27o
t-05. Emptyd, weat ........................ ...................... 07 125 19.d 28 70 4

-09. Loaded, andemt y, total .................................. 12 10 18 4, 4 89,4; 1 02 6 t 5, ,1 ,0
-1 abos, east and weat .................................... 24 5 1,63 9sg 1, otb
-11, t Pasner-trancr i rih riaes n et... 1 4 7 2 4 ,2 34, 2,7
e-ol Coa-buningstea loomotves.s.. ........................... 6047 747 ,1,4 oo387882,42 890 9*5o
e- o ae n Elcr e l motiv est ....................................... 89, 5 ,*so 06* 198*5o
e -o T ta .. ... .. ... ... .. ... .. ... ... .. ... ... .. ... .. / 4,1 3, 3 g 65 25 ,78 g/ 27 9 ,48 4,84,90 4,a o,2 5 ,75 ,85 1 .15 ,40 9 oa6 93 1/ 31. 25 / 2 ,6 3.3 4
*6- ol. e To al nd coa-buni, e stea locomotive strain .. ................ 40,66, *,rd 189,189 287263 205,6 5,2, 519go*6
*-102. Tabotal in s oi-uningsteml oot e ........ traie ............ 8,11,12 *32 729 2 74,190 77,01 90 *~ 6-02

*6-03. Totl bring selecr locomotives traina.......................... 1,82 92 0 ,a,9 1 2 9 e 6-03
65-04, Toetalin all frtieigh train.................................. 0 8824 k 21 3 9 6511 ,2 9 624 3,2,9 2 81e, t18 /186o
7. Netos ton-miles, revnu can nonrevn ue n cboe (thousana .......*** 9207 06 8 8862 72 33 2, ,o 1,6,1 5 8 1 43 66
8. 01 Tr oural in coludi rng in-awitchin hooour t wa sta ti ons .. ....,. 172742,4856715 .9 8377,9 e

*9-ol. Tora in m iles, rding.ary u ................... .................. **769o8..o ..g 90
9o.Net ton-miles, reeu n orvne(hued.................................. 4,ye3, 6d 75,81,631 763 2 7,652 7 9
*10-01 Lootllin tivem~i loes (princpa andhlpe ......,............... 1.0/l 1.61.1110 10 6 1.510 101o 10
41 -0 mtylI fregh car -i le tas .. ........... ................***** 6. 1 19. 103 .01 1 86 1
*10i-01. otal frigh a-ie cluding cri-rthng husP aboo aose) .. ......***** 45.1 .0 9 50.3*B Y ~5 0.17 1 1. 35* 4 H372 *64.14.

10- Gross ton-mile s (ecud n locmot ve and ted r) ......1801 9 ,4 ,} 7340139,1691
10-0 eT ton-miles ......rp......................................... TheP 78 syo 851 1, 77 1.7"87 559a 618t 9 to

12. 2 N et ton-miles per oade earmile...........,.................. ... 26. 257 2. 714. 4o2 372* 22*3 1
15. cvear-ies peratios: e(xcuiglgh nn
*10-01. Perco tient loaed oftt rieight ear-mlpes, eastbound .......... .4~ 72.26 8.11 77.1 50.1 516. 62. 5
,15-02. Poaern loaedgh oftarml fe igh car-miles,.... weatoun ****** .55. 7 6 0 19. 15-02
(15-05. Pecn oddo total traight car-miles (eauig ao s t) and west) .... .90 I 62. 6 .96.. 8* 3 *3 *56 13-03
*10-01. Tran -miles ...........es......................................1.91 1 1.5 4. :14. 431. 691. 72 1-
140.Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders) .......,,. 2859 2847 29,3 2988 49,01642722912,12748216 -0


el) -0. Percent trin awicig or a a sain of total feg crmls atrain-hourag/ 21.4 72 7.9 *: 2.1 *6 16. *169 15


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*e Newtatistical item effootive Januaryr 1, 1936. Where prior period figures are not ahoow they are not available,
#Period figures represent an average of the mileage reported at the. eloes of each month within the period.
Includes helper looomotive-ales. Separation not available*
Total inoludes 1 068 train-awitohing looamotive-ailes made by oil, gas, and diesel electrio locomotives,
Total inolades 1,264 train-awitching locomotive-ailes made by gae-electrio locomotive.
Total inoludes 44 train--swtching looomotive-ailes made by diesleeti locomotive.
Total includes 1 020 train-switching looomotive-ailes made by oil and gas electrio locomotives.
Total inoludes 2 794( gross ton-ailes of oil, gas, and diesel electrio looomotives.
Total includes 8i prose ton-ailes of gae-electrio loonmotive.
Total includes 120O grossi ton-ailes of diesel-electria looomotive.
ITotal inoludea 2,674 grose too-miles of oil and gas electrio looomotives,


y Total included 8,669 groee ton-1siles of oil, gae, and disael electrio-locomotive trains and 39,784 gross tonr-ailea = f
freight motor-car trains.
g/ Total inoludetr 1,764 gross ton-miles of gas-electrio looomotive trains and 11,482 gross ton-miles of freight motolcoar
trains.
}/ Total included 768 gross ton-miles of diesel-electrio looomotive trains and 17,552 grossr ton-ailes of traight actor-car
trains.
d/ Total includes 2,087 goss ton-sile of~ freit motor~or traine.
atTotal includea 8,66 gross ton-siles of oil and gas electric looomotive traine and 21,661) gross ton-ailes of freight
motomoar trains.
p/ Total inoludes 1,764 gross ton-ailes of gae-electrio looomotive trains and 9,395 groes ton-sites or fresghe motolcoat*
trains.
4/ Exoludes switching time of train loomrotives at initial and final terminals.9830USGORNNTRTNOFI:16


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 153 reports at freight train statistics representing 115 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1936 AND 1935















U..DPOIOY


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
Item UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION Ie
No.
1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935

AGGREGATES
*I. Miles or road operated at close or month ................ 234,906 235,984 57,553 58,oad 5,692 5,890 38,654 39,oos 132,807 133,058 1
2. Train-miles (looomotive-propelled and motor-car trains):
*2-01. ordinarry ............................. S,161,284 34,947 739 13,28 .54o 11,597,969 1,669 921 1,458,61 6.331,940 5,488,262 18,872,883 16,492 ,893 2-ot
*2-02. Ligt ............................. 1l9 6,1 1515831,4 2 27,198 22,270 101,151 87,289P 2-02
2-o. Ttal.......................................... 40,81,7635,216,050 13,rC6 ,735 i 11,653.852 1,685,1691,7 6 59 3 5505 897 04 16 8,8 20
3. Road locoactive-miles:
3-ol. Principal ...................,..,,,,., 4,C7,3C9 d) 7,252,3041 13,4 ,olo y12,740,889 1,68 656 s/ 1.537,012 6, 59:1 g/ 5r666,315 16.956,a ? 17,2881,088 j-o
5-o2. Relper ............................ 2, ;64597 ,3,28 1,1072 6 -~B,0 2 6 "9 3-0
5-03. Light ..........,..........,.,,,..,,, ,22705 1,79a 785 1,157. 17 916, a 3 65,348 12 21332 0,8 -o
-o.Total ................................................. 45,339 r997 39,025,089 15,992,655i 13,657,rM 1,867,893 1,60i,360 6,70 ;441 5,769,*7 0,7 ,ood 17.95.76 5
Train-awitching locoactive-milesr
*50 oa-brin lcmoivs.....................,. 249 *1,797,494 17),960 153,166 490,855 408,024C 9628.1,94
*3o .ol-burning loocactive. .................... oe 3,120 1,97 ~ 1,980 1,o*5
*Bo.Electrio locomotive units ....................*3.9 .8 4,101 7,o 5
*3-o Total ............................, / 4,053. 9.~/ 3.526,991r 1,83 .213 1,576,70 177 34 157,267 492,829 4~1o,oo4 q1,5149,055 g/ 1~a,38302 :p
C -miles (thousands):


S-01. Loaded, east ............................................,, 681 128 ~ l,814 ,63't66 224, 0 6 640,0 21200
-;02. Loaded, west ............................261 1, 6 4 4 8612 4.0
Lok. ampt eastr ............................ 1999 .7 6 0 3 2$ 26 i
6.Empty total .~......,,............................,,.,.... Oi~ 2d,9~ 9,2876 6 2 2 ,
7Loedand empty, easti ......................... 9416 26 ,722 P~ 11), 79 Pgy:gi
-0.Loaded and empty, west .. .. ...... ......... 867g.o 2Zo 64 25 5 1 3 5ao
-09. Loaded and empty, total .................... ,,172 1, 6857 9 2,3 ,2 919,81.0
cl-11, Passenger-train cars (in freight trained, east and west ....... 1044 8,2 27) ,9 18956 8i4 i 997 6 4' gg 7
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousanda)l
5-01. Coal-burning steam looomotives ............................... 8,94C2,058 3893, 8 601,897 ,0,1 ,l184,56 t: 266 -01
e5-02. Oil-burning stees locomotives ................. 1,947, 70 ~a 2,*-*1,6 6 ,,g 0
5-o Electric locomotives ......................127 55,73 043*,7 -
3-o Total ................................................. 9/ 11,01t7,8 5/ 9,365.577 3.95e.359, 3.339.339 632,131 52r3 ,1.8 .9,6 A ,1,2 /43441 5
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousande)s
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive train ................ r63,172,811* 27,601,704i 6,116,040 89,116 71005,074 20,861951 *6-ol
%-02. Ttal in ohnil-brnn, stesa looomotiv traine ...........,,on. 12 ,07* ,59 **y r 5,32 4,3120,56 -0
%-03. Total in electric locomotive trained .............. 8,0 439, 15 '175r61 -21,J30 *d 6-0999
6-ok. Total in all freight traina .............,....( 76rl,? ,48 g/ 6),171,369 4/ 28,05, 1/ e22 ,904 6, J,lcc:7ito ,141,obak as 8 7.b3rfa59, 104 31211 ,69,95
.Train-houra (including train-swiltching hours at way stations) ......... 251oo ,20s,945 909,19% 537 11924 10,563 74 331r7 9 1,121,112 98,282
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
*9-ol. Train-miles, ordinarg ........................5 4.8 7.4J 6.4 169. 15,1o 5.451 4.67 4.0 9-0
9-o2. wot ton-miles ......................... 53,546 6,860 5,418 8891,8431 .1 ,03257 90
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding lIght trained :
10-01. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper) ...................,... 1.07 1.06 1. 1.09 1.06 1.41.04 1.0) 1.05 1.04 to10-01
10-02. Loaded freight calr-miles ....................29.6 28.6 f2* 3:: 45. 4242.92. 2. 6.4 10
*10-0 Empty freight car-miles ....................17.1 16.7 17. 1 2 29.9 1. 161.
'10- 4. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ................... 46*6 4 50.* 77.6 72.3 359644.
10-05. oroes ton-miles (ezeluding locomotives and tenders) .......,.... 1,903 1,0 2,111it 1. 16 .2 ,1 1,1 ,
10-06. Net ton-miles .... ..... .. ..... ... ... ...79742 921 7 ,62190 91 j5 629
*11. Grose- ton-miles of locomotivesr and tenders per looomotive-mile ........ 243 240 241 245 339 529 2 11 207 242 239 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile ......................,............... 27*0 26.0 28.0 26*5 45.5 44.8 24.7 24.o 24*1 23.4 la
15. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound .......... 7}* 6 77 79.8 47.6 5.1 .)6.* 7 1-0
e13-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound .......... *$: *9 *9 5.0 6967.2 71g S 15-02
15-05. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles (east and west) ..... ***1*S.8 .5: .6. 6. 36.g 15-0
15-0q. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight ear-miles ........... *3. 5 *5 59.6 61.2 7 57*5.1775.9 15-0
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles .............................................. 16.0 15.9 14. 14 14-.1 14.1 16.7 ~ 16.6y 169 ~ ~ 2616* 0
1-02. Grose ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders) .......... 30,195 28,5j98 30,85% ~ 29,248 52,770 49,170 2,6 2152,82,5 0
*15. Percent train-switehing hours at way stations of total traiin-house y 22.0 29.J 24.8 17.5 17.2 15If
O- 1 ~~ 1rn 6~r- Wh iIA ik- d iU tI~ h ~ lll w


le tste as as

Subject to revision
UNIV. Of FL us.


New statistical item effective January 93 ere pr or per o gures are no s o n ey
Includes helper looomotive-miles. Separation not available.
Total includes 102 train-switching locomotive-miles made by oil and gas electric locomotives.
Total includes 108 train-switching locomotive-miles made by gas-electrio locoactive. *
Total includes 425 Bross ton-miles of oil and one electric looomotives.

motor-oar trains.


are n a .



ton-miles of freight


g otal inalw es 0 gross ton miles of gas-elet trio locomotive trains and 1,25
9 Eross ton-siles of freight
motor-oar trains.
Total inolaea 4,081 gross ton-ailes of freight motor-oar trains.
Total inalw ee 17 gross ton-siles of freight motor-car trains.
Total know a 2,937 gross ton-miles of oil and gas-electrio locomotive trains and 2,206 gross tonomiles of
height me tor*oar trains.
g/ Total inolaso 440 pose ton-miles of gas-electrio looomotive trains and 1,259 grose son-miles or traight
Botor-car trains.
.1,/ Exoludes aw sching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.


3 1262 08851 5100 INTERSTATE COMMERCE 'COMMISSION

BUREAUJ OF ST~ATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I ~STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED) STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of' freight train statistics representing 1)4.5 railways
(SWITCHING ANDT 'llRMnA COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF~ AUGUST 1938 AND 1935


S~r~a...la. n~h AUGUST, 1936

















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT se
Item POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION No.

1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 19315 1936 1935 1936 1935

AGGREGATES
*1. Piues or road operated at close or monthly ................... ........... 235,1o6 236, 276 57, 583 58,079 5,892 5,897 38,699 39,obo 132,932 133, 260 1
2. Tr 1-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor**oar traina):,ooo, 3 71d1 5 1 55,4, 46, 29S,, s 139.2, 948 122 .n7088oe 2-
B. so comoinr -mi ........................... ............ ...... 1,531 .12224 295,l 04,561 109,014,o6 78 9/6,96s1,8 13,156,1 83 g 254105,3, /4,3,8 1985,3 /181671 50
2-o2. Toelpe ......................... .. .......s....... 21o5os1, ,8 507-1 ,0,8 -02
j.- oa-brnn locomotivesils .................*.**************2 ,97 371 *14,2I ,6d *0,6,8 1,415,200 12,J,16999 ),41 46,328, 68 ,lj ,/ 22137,3 *
*3-0 Oril-unc in5l oo tve ....... .............************** ,3 ,91 } 9 a,
3-:2: E lr a un' "" "" " M 1 30, 26, 2, 11, 12,7 9,91 s,789oo ,0 99,a 22,0 15,07,9 9 g/ ,6~:b 1,0
-03~. Loaded, total.......................****************** 17.892,195 7,758.96: 3, n,6os 3, 353221 811 ,1 ,oo85371o ,o s o
*Ol&. Empty ea s ........... .,,..,..,....,..,,......... 15, 872, 21 89 5)0 on0 a6o53 11o580 30, 26 s6,27 156
:5: -urin E.omtie .591 57 1: 3, o 28 3o
j-07. sLeerode a looolempy ea ist ..******************* ToZ~sD 4 22 551.2 39967ooo62 9o, ,
-08. Lotade and empty,43 wes .....******************** 7*1 2, 73,19092 i 9,0359 ,7890929 ,
-10.~~~~,15 Cabose eatadws ...........********** JR972) s5
-1,Pasnertai as i regt rie) as n ws .... 0o6 21930, 15,l 83 To o 2a,, dd96 I-01011
5.~~~~~~~~~~~~~210 Grs o-ie fra oootvsadtnes(huad,
*5-0. Cal-unigsta loooie ..............**, ,3:69,0 ) 140,6 ,6706 14 ,04 1,069921 4o5*5o
*5-02 .~. Oi-unn temlcmtvs .........******** y 1, 21*-*1 ,51 871,160 5 2
6. or ton-i oto o naane o t 4 ...... 452 B 216 1,28 488,7 7 ,5 ,816 ,327910,6 ,08*6
*6-2.Toal n ilburin, tea lcootve rana............ 9$d 78sii 99*9 89 9,95* -o



AVERAGES9I 1
10. veraes pr trin-mle excldingligh trana)
*1-0. ocmoie-ils prnipl ndhepe)............... 1071061.1 .1 .0 1051. 1o1.5 .o 100
*1002.Loaedfreghtca-mie. ........................... 2*5 s~ 318 3*542. 409 3. a. 6. 261 1-o
10 0 Gr s o -m l s ( xc u i g lo o o iv s a d te d r ) .. ..1 ,2, 2,6 a, 935 ,1 5 3
1-0 Neta ton- miles ........................... 5i[ a,9 5,,iff 5 3

15 Cr-il ratios:,es adns
*15-l PercengrtrL la ear of n o tl right erariles, eastbound .at........ 3** 72578176 981. 3 7. 6 5
*15-02. Pe-brent: sem loadd of otal feigtcrmls eton ... 194. 56265. 1* 5
15- .rs Percente lo aded of tontsal gh car-miles (eaostandwst) ...306. T16. 77?O6. 1* 50
15- 1. Pecetali oastbourn of total loaded iv f reih ar-ils ............. 58o5. 6. 223. 8. 8564 1-,

15. 02 Pece ta t in l-awise ing, ousate way station f oa train -hur .../ ... 214*280*246*169*168*1


Pe 2


j/ Total included 2.,4C3) gross ton-m.1ea of oil, gas, and diesel electric locomotive tra no
and 36,244 gr tnmlsof iF eight motor-car trains.
y5 Total includes 2 204 gross ton-mi .ee of gas-electrio locomotive trains and 12,741 gross
ton-miles of f eight motor-car traina.
y Total included 7 8 gross ton-miles of diesel-electrio locomotive trains and 21,43)j groes
ton-miles of f eight motor-car trains.
g/ Total inludes 2 104 gross thon-mi s of freightt motor-car trained.
STotal Includea 20,665 gross ton-m les of oil and gas electric locomotive trains and 14,611
groes ton-ailes of freight moto ear trained.
p/ Total included 2 204 gross ton-mi ee of gae-electrio looomotive trained and 12,741 gross
ton-miles of freight motor-car -raine.
g/ Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminal*


NJew statistical item effootive January 1, 1936. Where prior period figures are not shown they are not available.
Period figures represent an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
Included helper locomlotive-miless Separation not available.
Total includes 1,17/0 train-switching locomotive-miles made by oil, gas, and diesel electric looomotives,
Total Includes 1,372 train-awitching locomotive-miles made by gae-electrio locomlotive.
Total includes 4 train-awitching locomotive-miles made by diesel-electrio locomotive.
Total includes 1,122 train-awitching locomotive-miles made by oil and gae electric locomotives,
Total includes 3,219 gross ton-miles of oil, gas, and diesel electric locomotives.
Total inoludee 492 groes ton-miles of gas-electrio locomotive.
Total includes 120 gross ton-miles of diesel-electrio locomotive.
Total includes j,099 grase ton-miles of oil and gas electric locomotives,


lotsso-o U. S. GovERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:(936


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHIT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 155 reports of freight train statistics representing li43 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)





eI st e. 3 5: > ><

Subjeet to revision
>AIV. OTF FL La.





U.S. DEPO91TOrY -


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
Item UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION item
so.
19316 1935 1936 1935 1936 19315 1936 1935 1936 1935

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ............... 23),906 2)5,813 57,556 57.998 5,907 5,880 38,653 38,90s 132,768 133,018 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor-car~trains):''''''''
2-01. Ordinary ....,.,,,.,,,,,,,..g..,., 40,207,096 35r460,971 1),111,561 11, 1957 1,703.35 1,417,C 6.3~ 389S,95, 19,o26,723 17.~o 5 -oz
*20. ih ...,......,,....,,,. ..,.......,,,3239 8,619 177,759 176 19,691,482,6 100,527 2*02
'2-02. Togtl ........,..................,..... l05949357750 1.e89.32 11,6';5 1,723,52 ,, 6.j, 797 5,5iao,886 19,127.250 17,~ 2-05
5, Road locomotive-miles:
3-ol. Principal ............................................... 40, g/ 37.994.83 13f,e9818 at 1799,618 1, 61 d 1,503,6e4 6, 9 52) d 5,690,33219 6s18ola 50
3-o. Lght.....................................,,... 21,941,048 ~ 1,178,100 982,o63 5 64,e67 122 375 108,470 6,5o
3-ok. Total ............................ 45 553.3.3.8 15,485r22e 13.781,81 1,2313 1,567,(191 6,748,909 5.798,802 _o,99 ,tso 1,7s7.507 3-0
Train-switching looacotive-eiless
*$*06, Oi~l-burning looomotive ...............,.......,............... *~pr3 E 1 ,64*
*3-07. Electri locomtive unt..........................n........... *lo $1: 3,81 3, p
*$oS Tta ..................................... / .S/ 3.560,6811 1,~86 1,574,.166 185,055 14), ~ 528.837 417,155 n/161/ 1,425 460
4. Car-miles (thousands):
402. Loaded, west .......................,,,,,,....,. 1 L2 531 14~sl, l 80 16.595 1 1
C-03. Loaded, tosta .........,,..,...,,,..,, o 1 ,048 18 491 1398 11) 0

-0,Empty, total ...........................,,,......,,..., 081,427 ,1_08 20,19242 I
-07.: Loaded andempty east ................,............,,.... .$6O ,s84427 1550 399
-o8. Loaded and empty, west .......,............ 1 2 7,7 9,,5 1 0 9
-09. Loade sand empty, total ........,...,,,..,n, 1 9 ,4 02588, 1 ,1229891717so
-Lo.abosees and wmty eat ...................,..............,.......613,1,2 1 ,16175241e1
-11, Pasosenger-tancr i egttan.,est and west ...... 17 2342911,09551126916611
5. Greas Con-edles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands)s
eg-ol. coal-borning steam locomotives ................................ 8,988.5e5 ,7.1 600o,438 1,47,79 4194,67% 3, 05 o

5o. Total ................................................., 9/1 n11a,o?3 s/ 9,646,3%5 3,93,5e) 3.388,058 6556 519,176 1,41~9,55 6 1,ao5,1s 9/ 5,107;398 s/ 4r539(943
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands)r
Y-ol. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains ......~......... 64,104, 7,61 ,Obl 6,352,56) ,8,3 7,648,71 21,949
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trained ...........,, o., 12 7Tt, 6c ocmtie r8, 67 / 650,66 L/erP52 4,e6,1 6sos r 1 2,5428 *gj~,~5 i
-o.Total in el fetieh oootr ivetan ..............*b 1
.Not ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) .......,............. 3 2q3119 12. 3,575 10, ,88 3 ,5 2,598.~ 3,t 9381,8 2 11 7bl
.Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way abationa) ,......... ;579 I 5,8 391 97 86 0, 537,3 1 1
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day. D ~ 17g ~~~e9e~
9-ol. Trea-m iles, ordinary ............................... ..... 5* .0c 7.p 6.6 .74843 90
9-02. Net ton-mile ...,..................,,.....,..... .......... as9 ,2 ,) ,8 0461,79)39278)89280 90
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding Idght trainal.:
10-01. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper) ........,,,......n n... 10 1.06 1.11 1.0l051o 10 .0 .5 00
10-02. Loaded freight e~ar-iles .................... 299R. 33. 18 482, g1a 10-02
*10-03. Empty freight ear-miles.................... 6819.510 .)191.0k 7
*10-014. Total freight car-miles (ezeluding caboose) ................... 4~6.7 46550951*7 1 59***
10-0 I. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives lad benders) ....,...,,.. 1,926 1,872 2, 2,102e 3,:~f t ,4e1,7 1
10-0 Net ton-miles ..............,,,,....., snea 7@ 953 9081 2,2613 88673
11. Grose ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per looemotive-mile ,,,,,.,, 244 248 24 25 34o 331 alo aos e243 242 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile .........................,...,..... 27.5 26.5 as.6 27.n 47.1 43* 8.1 e4.6 24.4 24,8 12LL
13. Car-mile ratios:
*1J-01. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound .......... *E* 737. 71497. 27. 0
*13-02. Percent loaded of total traight ear-m-iles, westbound .......... .0 *)5. 167662. 14.
13-03. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles~ (east and west) .,..., 1 .@659.o a0o.o 7 662.5
13-014. Percent eastbound of total lorded freight ear-miles ........... 57*6* 94. 4. 85 .9 6
14. Averages per train-hourt
14 -01. Train-miles ...........................,,............o.,, 15.7E er315. P14* 14* 13.9 14.3n 16.2o 16.5o 16.79 16.7l Sk-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding looomotirwa and tenders) .........,, 0048,3 0663,9 2714,1 )152,0 9492,1 50
*15 Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours / 21.7 88.5 24.8 18.2 17.2 15


New statistioal item effootive January 1, 1936. Where prior period > figure are not shcwn they are not a Failable.
Includes helper looosotive-ailes, Separation not available,
Total inoludea 204 train-switehing looemotive-miles made by 015 and gas-electrio looomotives.
Total inoludea 102 train-switching looomotive-miles made by gas-eleotrio looosotive.
Total includes 1 thoneands at gswas ton.eiles of oil- sad gas-s1eotrio looomotives.
Total included thousands of gross tea-siles of gas-electrip looomotive.
Total inoludes 5 thousands or gross son-siles at oil- and gas-eleotrio losometive trains and 3.547 thousands or
gross ton-miles of freight motor.oar trains.


ton-ailes of fright notoor-e trained.
Total inoludes 601 thousads of gross ton-ailes of frieigt moror-ear trains.
Total inoludes 20 thomaands of gross ton-siles of freight acobr-ca trains.
Total inoluesr 567 thousands of gross ton-anes of oil- and gas-eleotrio looomotive tnrai nb sa 2946 tha~osnds
of gross ton-siles of freight notolcoar traips.
2/ total includes 1,051 thousand or gross ton-anesI or gasl*1otrio looomotive trains and 4 thooonsen of gross
ton-ailes of freight actoroar tlrain.
1/ Exoludes switohing time of train looomotives at initial and fin terminals.


lilillll~iiIIIiiilllii~LII
3 1262 08851 4665 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of freight train statistics representing 14)C railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

ForrTHE MOFNrH OF SEPTEMBER,1936 AND 1935


s.......t No. Ml-2Hl (OSJ-A)
SEPTEMBER, 1936


















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
Item ~UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT Ie
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION so.

1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935

AGGREGATES
*1. Miles of road operated at close of month#. ............................ 235,084 236,225 57,580 58,070 5,894 5.696 38,694 39,oa6 132,916 133,233 1
2. Train-miles (looomaotive-propelled and motor-ear trains):
5. Ro o cOmodn ~ -mi ........................................... 3 53 33 9939 120,312,86 r n9,6o802 1 ,7 g/ 14,037,78 58,535o s 53.822,8 158,9:29.7 / 4 ,7 .90 $o
2 o h ] 8 )6 ) 1 11 2 12 8 16, 4, 6 5 13 1 orr 1 o
*3-o coL-bunin locomotives ......................... ...... .. 9 77o3*6,6 46*1,2 4113055 2 35*6076* -
*s-ol. Ton-urin looomotives .. ........................ ... ... 315 69.995 1 922 9 54 ,0,*3-
J. Clar-mles thousandsa): 5r67 ~3799' 2,26 4 1.6,06 9 407/ Y5, 36266

3-01. Emncpty as ............................................. 21)92 194 5 6,6 69271929 39352* O
j-06. Empty tta ...........................................* ,95 E 1 772 u6 64,08 E 1,7591 2247 o
0.Loae ademt, at .............................. ,6 O6 16OTR4 8066 2, ,1 0341,4 2 AG ,, 6 2, 02'96
To8.Lade and empty, west ................................ ,56 35, ,5,oto1 2,0 ,9 29082410 ,,750 3,~, 5,~ 2, 17
-09. Loaded nd eocmpy totale ....................................... 59 .0 18603 .0 ,9,1 ,7 ,1 ,1 o
-l.Caboose, east andwatl ...................- .************ I583g 2, 51 ,o31,2 35 9 5,2 3,t
-11,: Pasengrtrain looarsi (infeight strain),. eastand e....~.... ,25) 6r7, 6 2,~552 14*879 1,075 860 1170 9.393 ,955 39. -11
5. Garosse (ton-ils of ad oooie n enes(huad:
*5-ol. Coal-bunin e stea locomotives .............................. 78, ,67 3,a 0,g ,3744* 283.1 1,8,0 5,01250 -o
*-02. Oil-bu rnigstea locomotives ............................... 67 ,4 1 8,6 9* 5291543 6,0 17*5-02
*601 otal in coal-burning, steam looomotive trains ............ 537 .19 ~ 24,45 *1 51,81,35 0 a3,48 6951 ,427 16, 7,153 *-01
*6-0. Ttal electric loootv trains ...... ... ............... ~ ~~~~ 2, 1,616 4 ,5,o*--1 174*60
7. : Ne tnmile, revenu and nonrevenue (thousands) ............. .... 3,0355 27 0s2 o6 ,19, 37 8 5, 3 37,26 33o3,6 2811,8 0 5935 8333,60


*9-ol r n-ie, ordinary, ........................................ 5. .66891 9 4. 3.8 9-0
9- o2. et ton- mils ...... ......................................... ,6 ,2 ,5 .1 7561,0 ,1 ,4 ,4 2, 91-2
*10-01. Locomotivde-miles (rncial and helper) ..........o..,,,,....,,, 1 1 .07 1.0 1. 1 .10 1.06 .05 1. 1.0 1.0 1.4 1-6
*10-0. Empty freigh car-ile ...........................,,.......... 16.85 .0 1.51 18*sa 31*3a 0.4 12. 12 1. 1. 1
*10-. Toal feighrtri car-mtie (rexuingh raboose) e5*5 *8d **a 50.. dj,75. *7 356 35. 427 .5 o-1
1005 orces ton-miles (excludin locomotives and tendr toanser2 ..... ,4 ,9 ,a03533 .9 ,1 ,1
10-06. Net torn-in tles ............ ................................. 9L62 7281:~ 85 1,927~ 1,805~ 568it 596
j-11. Gross ton-miles of lcomotives and tender per locomotivestle........ 24 20 4 24 ) 2 21 0821 40 1
12. ~ Ne onmles pri loaded car-mile ..................................... 96 2 6.6 B 64 25*83 4/7.7aI p,26o 7. ,5 .07;o 44.0o97 1 2,884. 1 23.8j9r,~ E3. 36 2.7 12
*1-2 Pret l oae of total freight ear-miles, westbound ........ 85. 88- 4-6. 05. 375. 50
15-Go3. Percn t oddo oa rih -miles (eastcotets and west)se ..... 6.36.46 5. 6.15.4 150
13-0 PeontaI eoastbourn, oftotal loadediv freigh a .iles........... 58.0 58. 6.5628 8 .85 5s~~'Co 69 8.2: 56:77.1~2 570 -02
14. 2 Avrae rtra in i-hournig ta oooie rts,9
T-1. Tra in-mi1 fe ih rns ...................?.......,,.............. 1 16.1 14. 2 16r.9 d1..1 q 14 1 168 16691 .1
-02. Grtonmlss tovnaniesexl in looove and tenders)u (hums .. ... .......... 2 8, t0 2,?60 2 9,5 9814,7 d 282.9 812,9
15. ercnthuF tin-awitcing hors a-mtchn wa tons ofJ etotlrion-hus g/ 21.1. *8 g .s 24,6,$ *25 175l.0 1.9 1


.... e


SNew statistical item offootive January 1, 1936, Where prior period figures are not oown they~ are not available,
Includes helper looomotive-ailes. Separation not ava~ilable.
Total inoludes 1 374 train-switobing locomotive-ailes made by oil, gas, and diesel eleotrio looomotives,
Total includes 1479 train-switohing looomotive-miles made by gas-eleotrio looomotive.
Total includea 46 train-awitching locomotive-miles made bl diesel-electrio looomotive,
Total includes 1 326 train-switehing locomotive-miles made byr oil and gas electrio looomotives,
Totl icluea3 48 tousnd ofgros tn-ile ofoi, gas,, and diesel electrio looomotives.
Total includes 55 thousands of grossr ton-siles of gas-electrio looomotive.
Total includes 1 0 thousands of gross ton-ailes of diesel-elretrio looomotive.
Total inoludes j,298 thousands of gross ton-alles of oil-and gas-electrio locomotives,


y Total include e 2,204 thousands of gross ton-ailes of oil, gar, and diesel eleotrio looomotive trains and 21,569
thousands of gross ton-aites of freight actor-car trans.
&/ Total inoludea 4,079 thousands of gross ton-ailes at gae-electrio looomotive trains and 10,Jj1 thousands of grose
ton-antss of freight motoe-ear trains.
If Total includes 768 thousands of gross ton-miles of diesel-electrio locoactive trains and 5r016 thousands of grors
ton-miles of freight motor-car trains.
m/ Total incl~ludsl 1 thousands of gross ton-ailes of freigh~t motor-car trains.
g/Total inolumes 22,436 thousrands of gross ton-miles of oil and gas electrio locomotive trains and 16,553 thousands
of groat ton-ailes of freight actor-car trains.
p/ Total includes 4 079 thousands of gross ton-ailes of gas-electrio looomotive trains and 10,137 thousands of gross
ton-siles of freight motor-car trained.
4/ Exoluldes witching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals. 109310-0 U.5 GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1936


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE -UNITED STATES
Compiled from 133 reports of freight train statistics representing 114) railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)



















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UlN'FJD STATES EAS100kN DISTRICT WESTERN ESSTRICT
itsm
Iten POCAHONT AS REGION SOUTHER 5 REGION wo.

1936 1935- 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935

AGGRBGATES
l,1 Miles of road operated at close of month ................ 234,999 235.775 57,787 57,959 5,907 5,890 38,614 38,90s 132, 691 133,018 1
2. Train-miles (1000motive-propelled and motor-oar trained :
*2-01. Ordinary .............. .................. ..,..........., I 4,6 1 6 9,947 14, 588, 469 13,016,1 95 1,874c,621 655 7,106,778 6.g,098, sa~ 2~ 21,7728 19,127,025 2-01
*2-02. tLight ...,..,....,..,.,*********** 7 43300 193J,448 173,48~2 21 204 1884,162,71260,366 112,075l b 2-02
2-o5. Total .... ......... ......... ....** 45, ,8~~o 40,2 480:E 1471971,8,7 .9.2 ,04 6 ,5, 4618 1a3541923,761 2-o5
3. Road locomotive-miles:
5-01. Principal ........................... 4513, ,94 s/ 42,89511 194,7 66 g/ 14,554c,16,44 1,896,8 g/ 1,804,846 Tel 37 s/ 6,327,1'r7 2114. 20,2os,671 50
3-02. Helper ***************************** 3, ,54 1rr,6 3 121, 37)~+ 27 1,110, 35 5
3-oj. Light .....................,,,,......... 2 ,9 ,2,a56,o 1,3o606 5 ,d,9 8# 6,004 1 ,6 9 122,721L 1,016, 18 925,1147 5-0
j-4q. Total .............................. 0, 4,447 45,51ao 17,711,845 156663 216402 1,890,850 7,590,733 6,449,889 23,323,467 21,133,818 3-
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
*B-o .Coal-burning locomotives ....................** 39641 2,o34,d76 196,812 179,221 560, ~6 450,768 1,106,1 *P 5
*3O oil-burning locomotives ................**** 725,102 *o 3,w 2,796 718,os*5
*B- .motric locomotive unit ................... ,9 ,9 4,289 o, 2 -
6.o5-ieonal onseds......................... .................. 9/ 4,6j 7, / lC,098,775 2.0 5 ~ 1,822,988 ao .704 183,510 564,180, 453,564 & 1,636, 9 g 1,638,713
-1. Loaded, east ....,...........................,..............,7 1,7 9,3 6, 4613 39 8 o31473889o
-;o2, Loaded, went ........................................... ,286 ,17 98 ,25 166,o 3a 9 2 W 95 14 M 211J,2d -02
-o.Lonaed, total1 .......................... 1 5911 4 584398,37 813o1 2 59,914, 3o
-0.Emp~ty, east ********************************************** .59 2 7,f 70 ,aP705 9 331 862 913o 06 o
-0.Empty, total ..................,*.******70 1 82 6,9 37 0,9 ,266 7,70
-o.Loaded and empty, rest ..................... 01, 96 84 ,,835,9 74 264 1 a13 1,59,52
-o: Loade and empty, west ...........,******** 629 10,o 3,1 57711 s1093,9
-09. Loaded and empty, total .................... 2,110,550 ,8 ,926 ,6 150,061 129, 862 26 38 221,522 9 ,;211
-lo. Caboose, east and west ................. ...............*****. 44,081 6,79 13,162 1,9 1,754 6 7 5,900 so,484 8
-11, Passenger-train oars (in freight trained) east and west ...* 10,154 1 ,7 ,8 2 6 1, 23O 1,050 6,320 5,1 11
5. Grose ton-miles at road locomotives and tenders Ithousandas)l
*5-ol. coal-burning steam locomotives ................................ lo,,5721 *43577*61o *,56o213248 3,3,0 5-ol
*5-o2. 041-burning steam locomotives ................. ,2 1 15081,$2222 5-02
*503Eetra locomotives .................................. ... ,15 *095,6 ,915,o~ *E 37,869 *3,7 -,0,4 -,ll~o7 4, 4 5-0
*5-: .Toal....................................... 4 l, ,07 g 1,95.694, 84 385,o0 1892163.39 ,6l.bo ,34,oo 4/5,06,69 2/5.1796 5
6. Gross ton-miles of cara,~ bhtents, and cabooses thousandse):
*6-ol, Total in coal-b~uringt teems locomotive trained ................ 72,135 3 13 l9,83*1,30978,6,5 2,8,64*60
*6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trained ................. 13,916 *~ *1 870 1,0 3,2 0460
*6- 3 Total ini electric locomotive traiTps .......................... 221 2 904 6-
.: Net ton-miles, revenues and( nonrevenue tthousuands ..........r......... 3 ,217, ,205, 11, 7 ,0 a3 1, ,89,
*Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations) ,......... 8 0 25,a 1o1o67 1,7 92,1 1280 ,8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles ordinary .....................6.1 5.5? 8.1i 7.23 10.2 ~ 9.29. 51 .14 9-oz
9-02. Wet toncmiles ....... .. ...... .. ...... ..5,o99 4 717,930 60 2251,5 ,97293351300 90
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
*10-01. Locomotive-miles (prinoipal and helper) ....................... 1.07 1.07 1.111 1.10 1.07 1.06 1.04h 1.3 .0 1.05g 10-ol
*10-02. Lotade freight' car-miles (xldn aos ............................. 30. 3.0339 3. 46.4 44.] 24(.5 24. 285 2 10-02
*10-0j. Empty freight ear-miles ...................... 1691. 8. 85]. 3. ]1.1 16.2 16.6 10 3
10-0 Gross ton-miles (excluding locormotives and tenders) .......,.... ,4 ,9 2,182 2,104 3,9 ,702 165j 1159 1,772 1,743 1
10-0 Net ton-miles ............................................. 3 782 974 897 2152ol63505565 t-
ell. Groesr ton-miles of locanmoties and tenders, per loeomotive-mile ........ 244 242 2 7 246 340 3 211 208 245 242 11
12. Net tonmniles per loaded ear-mile ........c............................. 27.4 26.1 28.7 26.9 46-9 45.6 a5.6 24.4 24*1 23.2 12
15* car-mile ratios:
alB-ol. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound .......... 73.8 7 781;.26. 48.8 6. 7 .6 7C.1 ~ 75*5 15-02
e5-02. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, weatbound .......... 4.4 .8. 46. 625. 6.1 50
15-O3. Percent loaded of total freight ear-milesl (east and west) .,.... 4.2 3. 3.3a6 7. 64.6 .7.o 50
15-aq. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight ear-miles *********** 57.8 595. 1739.8 4. 775. E. 5
14. Averages per train-hours
14-ol. Train-miles ...t................................,......**** 15.6 15*7 14.3 14.7 13*5 13. 1.1 16.3 16.6 16.6 4-ol~
14-02. Gross ton-miles -(excludins looomotives and tender) ........... Joogy 29,5313 30,868 30,41 52,W9 50o,% 23,432 22,924 29,206 28,723 Ao
e15. Percent train-switching hours at way abations of total tcran-houra 1/ 21.7 28.1 23.8 17.2 17.8 15I


1 ( \ste .3 5 s ee re isio


UNIV. OF FL us.





U.S. DEPOSI'ogy


Kew rstaistioal item aefetive January 1, 19f6. Whdre prior period figu~re are not ahmow they are not available.
Inoludea helper looomotive-mpiles. Separation not available.
Total inoludes 4e2 train-switobing looomotive-miles made byol-and gas-lectrio l.ooooties.
Total knoludes 102 train-switohinrg looomlotive-miles made bygas-electrio locomotive.
Total includes 121 thousands of prose top-ailes of o1il and gas-elecotrio looomotives.
Total includes 262 thoursnds of passl toni~ulls dfi gle-electrio looomotive,
Total included 377 thousands of gross ton-miles of oil- and gas-electrio locomotive traine andi 3,244 thousynde of
gross ton-milesr of freight actor-car trains.


g/ Total inoludea 898 thousands of gross ton-miles of gas-eleotria looomotive trains and 1,520 thousands of grose
ton-milesl of freight motor-oar trained.
Total includes 1,085 thousands or groes ton-rmlesl or irdeigt motor\-car trains.
Total inoludeo 35 thousande or gross ton-miles or traight motor-dar trains.
Total knoludes 377 thousands of prose ton-m~iles of oil- aid gas-electrio loom~otive trains and 2,159 mousands
of gross ton-ml~e of freight notor-car trains.
g/ Total included 898 thousands of gross ton-miles of gas-elebtrio loomnotive trains and 1,286 thousrands of gross
ton-ailse of freight motor-oar trains.
1/ Exoludes switching time of train looomotives at initial and final temainals.


smiii~~liiINTERSTATE CONAVIERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OIF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF C~LASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 155 reports of freight train statistics representing llC5 railwayrs
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1936 AND 1935


Statemrent No. M-211 (OS-A)
OCTOBER, 1936



















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITEDU STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT steem
Inee/ POCAHONI TAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION w~o.

1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1 93J5 1936 1935 1936 1935

A(OGGEEGATES
*1, Uiles of road operated at close or pmoth # ....................... ..... a ss,885 236,180 57,a11 58,o59 5,899 5.895 58,686 39,olk 132, 93 133r 212 1
2, Psain-eth (folouetave-propelled n slad oterar trins).:
.2-01. ordinary .....,......... ...,...-..... ..........~ .************** 396, ,~769 325317 15 53 lo5a6 65,6 4 a 5 ,1 8119 9 59 9 2-01
*2-02. Light .............................,............******* .,8 ,1,0 ,,0 ,7,3 3863,0 1 5 a-on
2-05. Tota .....,................................... ..****** 9,,a 3551 331.99 137,01,94 1,5,41 6 48 15, 834 9 ,1 5,18, 51 59 5 20
3. Road locmotive-oiles::
3-ol. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ g:s~~~ Prnia .........................** 9,9,7 / 376,695,794, 19,072 / 13t4.31,538o 16 Is/5,848,630 65,686 75 / 60,149,965 180, 18~,425 g 166,386,661 a0

Train-swi~tbh~ag locomotive-milea
*3-o5i. coal-aurnins locomotin e .......,...............*************** 33,,64 8,13.35 1,719,e53 1.489,756 4,836,061 4,147,61 ,1,8
*3o.Total ............................. / 39,.5bo st3 s/ 34,578,566 At 18.481.367 16,133,67~4 171e1156 ,8,5 4.193,12 5/ 4.41558 g 2,2,2
4. Car-miles (tharuneane)
i0. Loaded, east .............................****** 63701 5:: ~ 894 2,,406 2ty, 304,q a 883,21~~:9e 77i, 2, 422, .0
~02. Loaded, west ...........................082504Is ,714 4864 082 1 .a

-07. tj L seda empt y est...............****** 8 ,
-08. Loadteda empty, west ....~.........~.......~..~........... 7 0 ,1
-09, y Loddan mty, total ......,........~........~....1......... 1 0 1 o1 0 2 s5

l-10. Caboose, eeat and west ...............******* 8 4 188,27 51~ a72 re7 399 5
n1, Passengerr-train cars (in r~easst ans~), east and meti *****9.Tos 1,487 3543 T 38 5
5, arose tonwseal or rosd lonomgotives and tendes (thousanas
95-01. Coal-burning steam loocmotina ................ .............~~~~ 88fz 9$* ,1,4 44o,4 a6s s
e 5-02. Oil-burning seaem locomotives .............,.....,.............. 1 1 o,3 6, 8
*5-05. Electric locomotivses ...,.o.......,,...... 1 9 2*3'
*5-o4. Total ..................................... S ls 68 / 9,26,33 / 4,2 3535,HT 6,a6 5,431.351 14.588.185 12,770,y8 2/ q. s/ 41,655,652
6. Gross ton-miles of care, conltents, and cabooses (thousade)r
*6-01. Total In coal-burning, ~stea locmotive trained ................ e60,o2,78 75, 6,e98 58oo,ro0s o 7,4,ae l ool, 7 60
6-02. Itobl in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains ,................. 11,0,0 820 -*9asap 1
*6-os. Total in emeotric locomotinr train ...............-............ ,2.1
60.Total in all freight trains ....,.......,,.... e/,0,21a 36 2 / g( 186 60 18 1 68 /38 18 /29
8.Trin-hours (Including train-awitching house at way station) .,....... P, el7,989 a 9, ,80 Ree, 1, 157 ,. s60 10,,6 1,1 t14 9, 60156
AVERAGEe
9, Averages per mile of roat per day:
*9-ol. Tr~ainsies, ordinnr .,....,....~...,.....................~.... 4*9 76.9.8355 9 *3*
9-02. Nolt ton-mueal ...lb;~~.... ;l~..................... .....*** ,5 ,0 ,5 5,83 18,obS ~ 15,act 3.7 ,679 e,895 e,.367
10, Averages per train-mile ecuig1gttan
*10-01. Locamotive-miLes (prino~pa2 and helper) ......,...,............. 1.07i 1.611 .1 .610 10 .20510 oG
e1o-o2. Lossed traight one-miles ..........,.........~..........,....... ase 2.4 32*1 319* 4* 3. t 2. 6. oc
410-0 Imtyl frigt oer-miles .....,,..........,,.,,...~............~. 1681. 84 8 84 12. 15** 9
*10- q. Total~J ieighrt oear-iles ecutgeboe) ................... .7 .4 50.5 ** 3 48.
10-05j. Gross ton-siles (ezeluding loomaotiees and tensrs) ...........1 31 ,? ,363 ,1681
10-06. NElt ton-;miles .............,.. .-.-..~...........tv ..rrc....... 70 4 89 61 11,4636
*11. Gross ton-miles of loomotives and tendes per losemottweele .r....... 242 24c~1 245 24433 309 811 80 e49 241 11
12. Not ten-miles per loseao ear-mile ...................................... 26.7 25.9 27*8 27.0 45.2e 44.2 84.5 2 5.9 23.5 22. Esa
15. Cuar-ile ratlos:
*15-01, Peroent loabde of total weight sarailes, eastbount .....,..... 5. ~ g. o* t$7*

15-0q. Percent eastbound of total loaedd frieih oear-lests ,,......... .o5. 6 *3 62.1 4a.4 *45 t 35
14. Averages per train-hone:
1L-01, rsain-mies ...1...............,....,....r+ t 1 .4 16.o 14.14. 14. 0 14.2 16.6 ~ 1e6. 16.9 .0
14-02. Ooros ton-mles (excluttaSn loomti~s ma6a~) .,,,.. 29, 5w 28,709 29,7S 29,944 5o,aaes 48,665 23e6a, s,apo nsy,.g
*25. Percent train-switobing hours at way sctatons of total t~ransasr 0/ 21.2 27.3 *5 1 7- Y1 1 17. 1


.... P


Total includes 11,918 thorsands of gross tom--ml of o11, Ba and diesel el otrio looomotive trains and j6,476
thousa asd of gross ton- iles of traight aotor-carr tnrans.
Tatal in- Indes 4,977 thomuands of %reas soan iles of gas-electrio losomotntrerlnas rana 231,9 thousands of gross
ton-si es of freight sotor-oar trains.
Total in oses~ 768 thoousadsa t swaas ton-miles or diesel-electrio losometire trains ran 6,101 theasands or alroes
ton-sia es of traght actor-oars ~tns.
Total in lates 229 tho~ua as of gross ten-siles o f taight actor-car trains.
Total in lates 11,150 that seat of gross ton lles at ofl sad gas electria locomotive trains rad 90,375 theasaaads
of gro a ten alles o f 1ight notor-ear tnrain.
Total in indes 41,917 th~anten of gross ton-ailes of gas-electrio Looomotive tr~ain sad 28,969 theassade of gross
ton-sio es of right sotor-oar triain.
Exaludes switching time of truai lo~oootives at initial and final terminals. >****-o us~a~nnnromer.**Prn


* New statistical Item offootive January 1, 1936. Where prior period igpure are not slnow they u aenot avalable.
Includes helper looomotive-ailes. Searaltion not available.
Total irolades 1,k16 train-awitching locomotir-ive-alesb maeb oil, gas, and tiese eletrio locomotives,
Total inoludes 1,576 traimn-wtching Leomootive-mles meae by sm-electrie looomotive,
Total IncludeIs 8 -wtoahng loomnotive-mles made la Moa-selelcrio rolrowoasi.
TEota ~include tnran-switching looomotive-alles mate by oil an& ga elcrtrio looootivs.
Total incuaea 3, theasnand of gross Son-ales of oil, sas, ad diel eleotrio loom~otivs.
Total knolurde 11 thousants of gross ton-siles of gas-elestrio lwo~ose v.
Total includes 191 thousands of gr'oss ton-ailes of Hesel-l**1otria lo~oautive.
Yetal includes 3,418 thouands of gross tona-iles of oil- and gas-electrio locomotives,


INJTERSTATE COMMiERCE COMMt~ISSION
BUREAU OF~ STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMlANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compilerd from 1J) reports of freight train statistics representing 14) railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOTNCLU3DEDS)






snbee to re~vi.3io







U.S. DEPOSITORSY


SOUTHERNt DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT I -------'WESTERN DISTRICT item
item POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER W REGION so.

1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 1935 1936 13
AGGREGATES
*1, Miles of road operated at close of month ................ 3c,874 e255,93 57,766 57,958 5,930 5r888 3.557 38,859 *38,6e1 1,995i 1
2. Train-anles. (}eopotive-papellet eat notssor r trains) 2 671,2 15,04 2 o8 a,7 ,67 597 9 4 2-01
2-01. ordinaryT ............r................................... 42199,9 gyg 19 1 8 2-02
2-02. Light ......,...................................... .... 1e3~46,99 14.91 125820 ,9,1,7 ,8,6 9 g 1, 3 2o
2-o3. Total ................................................. .69627 1,5 ,5r0 ,9r15956 70255 59 9~~g Ls~!zo
3. nord locomotive-miles: e 9, 90 1. 3839 19,0 16195 70a 6173619 17649 -1
5-01, Principal ..........................-.............. ..... 42 ~3,6~9 Soe95 i 3s39 ~ lf ~ dr1,gi 115,160d 291,~6 19,r 5-@6Ugl
3-02. Helper ............................. 1;50~ 1 119sOD71111,97 f
3-0 Light .... .. ............. ... .. ..... 2 1 170 ,5 14 79ao 5173,7629 1* *
j-.4 .o~ OH-barnng loomouve....................... ...~........... ..~.. r9 *.7r5 ,6;b ~ooeg_ ie 91: ~ W~

*3-0 ,. Electrio locomotive whot .......*************,711 486,692 I 1,571 g/ 1,506,673
Loaded east .........,................................ ?/ P67 fr2 17 1.(*02 166~o,~gg
4 02 Lo tanade d, e t . .. . .. . .. . .,0 1 1 l ii

-0 Loaded an e mpyst ..................................... 7 55712639 09
-0 Loaded, an mp yest .. .. . .. .. . ..9* ? aa g*0

-09 BLoaded andempt y, total.................,.....,........ .... 1g1, 1 -0
-10. y Ca oose, east ad wes...............,....i...,...... .. ,,. O a.

*501 oal-burnin seampy looomtie .. ......,.......................... ,4 *,65* 29 g .o
.>oa. Cbon-,erst rnd .s.. xmu.. ............................,...... a,9 0*. sa .
6. Gross ton-miles of ared cooontiens, nd cabooses (thousanda)e s,6,9 ato~17 8,0 g 0
*6-01. Totlauclns coaul-burnoing tam loooive strain .................. 66, 29, 458,97 6.583.87 0, ,8
*6-02. Totlnaling oilburig steam omo tives trin ............... 13*lt ~~ 1,5,7 l *~r~ 0,-0
*6- ot neetri c locomotives trains ..,...............r...o....... 91,7 *19,
6- Total in all freight strain .................. .... .... P/ 80te;e g/sfso J47~r ; 0 2t,6, *I $ 0
Netos ton-miles crevnu an onteevsenu e thousas) ....,,...... o... l 7), ,10 ) 3 3 1 101
Train-house (nlin n tolbrnaginsichin hooouirs ati waysttios)........, 665Pr ,sdy 00, 359*5

e9-01. Tora in m iles, rdinastry .................... .................. 13 0001 S 1)1256 "
10.~~~~~~~ Aveage peri:~if trinmie ecldig igttri):100
*10-03 Empty 1 fr eight ea r-ies .......,....................,......... 17. .555,6 $.9 192 2 21 1 0
*1001( Totamls frevn e nneeu tosns .."1hi-QC ncdinght car-mrie (zeuing eabouse ........ios)......... ( 146. .0 gad, 09 25r .rrb O,0,e


10-0 Net tn-miles, ......J......................................... 802 74994 7. 2,.03 6.18 575 r5
1 -2. Net ton-mie e oddermle .,.,....,..,,,,.,..2. 26,}6 RS.)P 2716 206.4 17 *25 253 4, ). 2.
*1502 Pvr~ e prenloedo t otalml freioui lght ar-eiles, eton ..... 8*
15-0 Percotient loed opf total seightea-lpes) (east and wess) ...... l.1 .
s10- IPeret esbu fttllae freight car-miles ....... 7 5* 6. 81.
11>. m AT7 ap ~ nt~a ...u .......... ,,,... .***** ........*******. 15. 16.o 14II 6 r1. 661. 6
10-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders) .......... 30109 ~ 29,0 31 3,5,o 69, 3 6lR 59)W


lYJO. Percent train-switching hours at way sations of total train-house1/ 1.0 76 *1*1.9*1.9* 1


FdR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, T136 AND 1935


* Ile statistical Ites effotive january 1, 1916. Where prior period figares are not shown they are act avalable.
Inoldesr helper looonotive-ailes. Stepabe not available.
Total tool~des 114 trata-sitahingb losometive-siles made t oil- and gas-electrio loooaoties.
Total inolade 24 train-switching ldoaootilve-mles made l gas-electrio looomotive.
Total inolud~res theoasan of gFros toowailes of oil- and gamelectrils looomoties.
7tostalnolodes~f thousands of gross tona-iles of gas-electrio locomotive,
Total1aeldes hotusnds of gross ton-anesr or oil- and gaewdlectrio looomotive trains ad 3,070 thoneads of
gross ton-ailes of fright autolcoa trains,


g/ Total involves 576 thousanal at gross son-anasr or gas-electris looomotive traioa and 1,O18 thoo~nr one ~ofr gr
;ton-ailr of freight otoc-ear trlain.
Ttatl inal des 657 thousands of gross ton-ailes of freight automoar Stlins.
total inoluv des 6 thousants of gmros ton..iles of traight motor-oar trains.
Total inoll des 651 thousands or gross son-siles or oil- and gas-eleotrio looososive trains sat 2,ll13 theasade
of gross ton-ailes of eight motor-ear trains.
g/ Total inalldes 576 thousand or gross ton-miles or gas-eleotrio loooloetre trains and 986 thoausandsr gt(ross
ton-aills of freiht motolcoar trfain.
S aClu~des art ithing time of train looomotives at initial and final terrmingrli


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIIIIIIIIII1 111111111 111111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION SttcatN. IItl os)

BUIREAUj OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF- CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1)J reportsr of freight train statistics representing 14J railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES P.ASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
zem I. POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION r92~l

1954 I95) 1956 1955 19py 1935 1956 1955 sp)$ spap

AGG~REGAes
*. uNies or rsed opearts ast close of or manag..........,.................. 235,248 256,155 57,acy ga,ogo 5,p ,843,574 58,99p 1)a,84p sys,19a I
2. Train-stlesa (1seotive-r~propelled and st*easr tn~rata)
5.( Roa40o coomotive-siles
2on. Helpey ..........................................,,.,, 45,6956 -08,4 1%,




2-oJ. ....~~~~~~......pty., west ...... ......... o......,. 1 )
-09I. ALoade and~~~~~~~~~~~~..r~... opy oa ...........o..o.n., 2 4 71$;r 1, 8 2 & S-0
3-lo. Caboose, east and west ............,,.........,,,,,,,,,,, )24 1391240 255:~b 1 S-10WbI~3,S 7,0,
11 Pasenge-tran oas (i freght rths eat an wes ...... 01,f) $ Wt 88 67 6 15-1
hS. Grosston-eles loof ~roa lorcoiean eer thsad)
*5-ol. aco-burning semlo o ~omotive ~.~~~~.~~~.~r~............. ....... 7sl 4a*4 7 ,*656 78*15e 3eo o9 *.o
*s-on. On-surnins .s. ol otives .. ................................... a s o hi tssr4@ o
*6-01. Toetalin lca-unein g uisem locomotive~....~~......~ train ................ 6 5, JOB, *,PI7 6,92398 r a s ,os
*6-02. Total in oil-burnin, steam locootive traine.. .......... 1 ;u 1907 h, ),T~ 7 1 -0
6-ol. otL in all m reigh train. ................................ M /73 g p& ab, 6 6621a p 8 .
Z* Ne oslesde, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) .........,........ 8 o A,3 0


110-01. Loooiesmlst (prinoipal andhelper)............. ..... .... 1.10 .111 .61o *41 .51 o 1.0

t1002 Ladd feihtca-mie ............. ........ ... ..... 28 843.a3.* 15 3*E**22. 0
*10-03. ]hi ty re ts ear-miles ................................ ... 1 718 1.. .2Egit. 1 0 1
*10-01. Totl freght cr-mils (exl udn oaboose) ................... .8..~. 1o'~g .1 3 .* 0 o
10*. roses ton-miles (excluding looomotive an t tende*rs) ....... 10,71 15, 2 l3 70 1 ,1
9l. Gfross ton-miles of re locomotives a nd tenders per ooomtiestle .,,, 4 4 4 ) }439812988 .81
12. 02 Ne on iles pr loadted lcarmoiole ...........................,.....,,,2. 592* 2. 544* 47 4e8. a8 1
:::3-01. Prcnt oaded of total freight earmiles, eastbound.......... 7'P: I'0l .37. 8.84.87. 8. 4 50
'1-0. erent loaded ................. of toa rigteraiewatoa ,,... 1 ] 64* ). 5
1303 Perc entiloade of tes ontalt feigh car-miles (eaost ad ws)... 86.. 6* 8 8* 50
13-ols. Perct1~ eas-bournls oftota loder tire gt earmus ............... .9(:59~i I8.4 .2 ~% 621shi *5. 7* 1 73 5
lis.e~ Averages~ pe trin-hour:
11s-ol Tr in-ansi ...............................,.................. 15816014514914o142166167169170 ho
11ste-o2. orss tonenues (excld inrvnge l oomte.nds tenders) ........... a,7 8702,0 9995,5 8782.9 s70a,6 752 ilo
*15 Prcntha trin-awiting hounnrs tohn wa ttons otre stotalie-hnes g ,. .. ..8 1 1 27* *I **4 17* 17 *


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* o Ne tatistclo item effedtive January 1, 136. Where prior period tigures are not shown they are not available.
#Peiot figates Mgrepent ano avrage of the eatey reported at the eless of emob month within the period.
Inolates helper looomotive-miles. Separation not available*
total includes 1,530~ train-swtobing looomotive-ailes asb by~ oil, gas, and deelM electrio looomotives*
Total includes 1,0 tdrain-stobinrg looomotive-aner made byJ gas-electrio looomotive.
total includes 48~ trainn-sitohing looomotive-ales made by diesel-electrio looomotive,
Total includes 1,482 trainbawtahinrg looomotive-ailes made by oil and gas eleotrie leoomotives.
Ttal inolutes375 thonusads of gross tonnalesr of oi1, gas, and diesel eleotrio looomotives.
Zotal includes KI thousand of gross soa-es~ of gas-elot~rio looosothe*
Satal inolcldes 1~ thousands of asor tea-ale of diesel-eleotrio looemotiv**
Total includes 3,638 thousands oi goro ton-siles of oil-and gas-eleotrio looosotives*


Total inoludea 12,581 thousaands or gross sOn-mliles or oil, ear, and biesel eleotrio lomootive trains and 39,514)
thorusands of gross tan-riles of straight attolroar trains.
Total indindaa 5,553 thorusnds of smoss son miles of tas-electrio loooslotive trains and 14,aos thousands or pose
ton-sile o f Height actor-ear trains.
Total inoludes 772 thousards or gross ton-miles or diesel-eleotrio looomotive trains and 6,751e thousrant of grose
ton-air e of freight motor-oar trains.
Total insludes 253 thousandsl of gross ton-ailes of freight motor-ear trains.
Total ineudes 11,809 thousandsr of gmro ton-ailes of oil and gas eleotrio looomotive trains and l2,760 thousand
of grors ton-sliles of freiht motor-oar trains.
Total inc ludes 5,553 thourasnd or prose ton-anes of cas-electrio looomo~tive trains ant 13,955 thousands or swess
ton-siles o f Weight mlotoroar trains.
Exoludes switchiz time of train looomotives at initial and final tlrainals* 109310-0 U. S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1937


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled troa ty) reports of freight train statistics representing 145 railwsay
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

POR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1986 AND 1935