Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1940

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Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1940
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1940
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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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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDIA


Subject to revisionIIIIU~lilll iilll INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMIMISSION Statement No. M1-211(osF-a)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS JANUARY, 1940

DUCNIV g L FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
te2_c a Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing lj8 railways

/ (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MOTHM OF JANUARY, 1940 AND 1939
U.S. DEO~TOarY21

SOUTHERN DISTRICT


I


I ~ ~~~I


I I I I I I I 1 1


I I I I I I


I I I I


ITEM


1940


1940


1940


1939


5 932
1 821 04 5
22 666
1 843 711

1 844 330
117 434
109 511
2 071 275
1 96'1 718
109 557

219 541
4 950

224 491
36 330
39 050
75 380
29 719
27 397
57 116
66 04 9
66 447
132 496
1 896
10 9

675 431
49 291

724 722

6 169 111
279 662
6 448 773
3 466 690
1 30 34 0


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month.. .........
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
201. Ordinary. .
~202. Light. .
2-0. TotaL .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3--01. Principal. .
S2. Hel r.. .
303. Lig t
~04. Total .
~05. Total, steamodnly. :
306. Total, electric only. .
3-(YI. Total other. .
Tr48nsm i-ci r omt oem otives
~09. COil-burning steam locomotives. .
3-10. Electric locomotive units. .
3-11. Other locomotives ..
3-12. Total. .
4. Ca -mles (to nds):
4-02. Loaded, west. .
4--03. Loaded, total..
4-04. Empty, east. .
4-05. Empty, west. .
4-06. Empty total..
4-(YI. Loaded and empty, east .
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .
4-09. Loaded and empty total.
4-10. Caboose, east andw~est. .
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), eu t and west. ....
5. Grs lton-milebsofmroa do o tives eds tenders (thousands): .
5-02. COil-burning steam locomotives. .
5-03. Electric locomotives. .
5-04. Other locomotives.
5-05. Total.....
6. Gross ton-odlles of c rsbuontn~ts, adlabooos s'(thro sands~) :
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. .
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains..
6-)5. Total in all freight trains. .
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ........
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ....
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
%1Z. Train-miles, ordinary. .
9-02. Net ton-miles. .............
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light triams)
1(I1.Locomotive-miles (principal and helper)..........
10-02. Loadedfreightear-miles. ...............
1~03. Empty freight ear-miles. ...............
1M04. Total freight ear-miles (excludingecaboose). .
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
1010. Net ton-miles..

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. ....... ..
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound......
10M2. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, weathound. .
13--03. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west). .
13-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. .
14-02. Gross ton-miles iexcludingliocomotives and tenders). .....
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours' ..


232398
36 337 148
291 050
36 628 798
36 602 921
2 431853
1 986 568
41 021 342
40 050 669
960 351
10 322
2 935 795
4 78 1 4 4
52 122
2 484
3 468 545
615 603
437 203
1 052 806
245 011
417 171
662 182
860 614
854 374
1 714 988
35 771
7 3 52

8 311 858
1 824 339
203 791
8 3 1
10 340 819
56 826 639
11 003 E03
1 559 170
7 6 98
69 396 710
2?8 155 082
2 181 2 65


56 672
14 519 952
200 164
14 720 116

14 726 686
1896 274
1 410 950
18 033 910
17 215 895
812 415
5 600
1 640 793
1 o6 8
59 890
3 028
1 904 779
288 246
165 671
453 917
81 717
208 923
290 640
369 963
374 594
744 557
14 791
1 96 1
4 386 413
103
135 756
5537
4 522 809

29 619 627
608
1 303 897
2 10 1
30 926 233
13 322 300
9 91 4 32


56 911
12 481 127
152 446
12 633 573

12 633 976
1542 814
1 173 700
15 350 490
14 568 252
777 310
4 928
1 588 987
42 985
1 678
1 633 850
253 753
146 167
399 920
76 625
178 314
254 939
330 378
324 481
654 859
12 758
1 935
3 701 998
at
129 804
3 832 296
25 660 022
116
1 134 097
1 7 16
26 795 951
11 260 502
819 3 8 4


38 137
7 312 483
52 113
7 364 596
7 365 117
288 194
148 709
7 802 020
7 802 020


505 812
6 00 6

511 818
94 027
74 514
168 541
41 961
61 283
103 244
135 988
135 797
271 785
7 016
1 235
1 704 262
23 668

1 727 930

10 728 087
14;2 011

10 870 098
4 503 797
4 38 4 25


130 938

17 358 286
113 800
17 472 086
17 430 304
735 987
716 060
18 882 351
18 750 813
93 935
37 603

753 943
52 2 oaso
5 434
1 584
1 281181
256 508
208 643
465 151
115 359
165 763
281 122
371 867
374 406
746 273
16 656
.4 6 37

2 895 166
1 992 451
32 2533
6 76 4
4 926 614
17 684 231
11 828 837
180 372
4 9 98 6
29 743 426
11 209 091
9 82 8 3 2


131 296

15 828 088
89 688
15 917 776
15 890 040
566 844
600 100
17 056 984
16 960 778
90 812
5 394
712 101
4 7 8a22
5 564
606
1 191093
241 256
191 087
432 343
105 338
156 777
262 115
346 594
347 864
694 458
15 217
4 135

2 569 355
1 800 785
31 628
35 8
4 402 126

16 278 258
10 862 056
180 195
5 98 2
27 326 491
10 085 897
8799 8 8


231 679
41 011 766.
388 743
41 400 509
41 366 437
3 037 889
2 385 230
46 789 556
45 730 446
1 015 907
43 203
3 320 089
5 27 2 9 4
70 274
4 612
3 922 269
675 111
487 878
1 162 989
268 756
463 366
732 1822
943 867
951 244
1 895 111
40 359
7 94 a
9 661 272
a 016 222
217 280
7 30 1
11 902 075
64 201 056
11 971 456
1 763 931
52 0 87
77 988 530
32 501 878
2 54 3 2 9


5 942
1 570 910
16 839
1 587 749

1 588 254
83 885
65 251
1 757 390
1 665 161
92 229

165 272
3 573
168 845
32 774
32 706
65 480
25 378
24 362
49 740
58 152
57 068
115 220
1 626
10 7
565 718

42 359

608 077
5 243 461
244 878

5 488 339
2 889 496
10 5 12 6


38 249
6 457 623
32 077
6 489 700
6 490 651
238 310
127 517
6 856 478
6 856 478


469 435
5 3 22

474 757
87 820
67 243
155 065
37 670
57 718
95 388
125 490
124 961
250 451
6 170
1 17 7
1 474 787
23 533

1 498 320
9 644 898
141 031

9 785 929
3 919 187
37 6 7 67


b.3
7,583
1.1)
20.0
51.3


251
29.3


61.0
63.5
14.8
31,193
26.1


6.2
3,alo
1.ok

23.

16

221

26.7
61
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55.8
16.8
24,79'

15.6


5.4
3.305
1.04
24.0
14.8
38.8


219

25.3



56.6
17.2
25,973
16.7


4.3
2,761
1.o
26.8
16.2
1(3,o


261
2-1 .

69.o

55.7

17. i
30,263
15.6


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1@02
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10-6
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12

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14-01
14--02
15


5.7
4,525
1.0/
17.8
4(6.2
1,902
793
251
27.9

71.5



16.3
30,668
20.4


5.0
3,908
1.07
29.0
18.2
47.2

775
252
26.7

715



16.8
31,815
21.0


6,383
1.12

52 5
2,147
902
250
28.2

76.8
45.o
61.1
63.5
15.4
32,702
27.1


9.9

1.06
41.4
j1.4



350
46.0

55.0

569
482
14.1
49,477

28.5


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15,687





1,839
346
44.1

56.4



15.1
52,207
26.6


2,4(7g

27.3
166



258
23.3
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55.8
18.1
31,053.
16.5


U.s. GovERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1940---O156958


*Excludes owitching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM NO.


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION

















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 93

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month....... ... 231 586] 232285 5 6361 56904 5 932 5942 38 112 38249 130 906 131 190 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
~01. Ordinary. 37 411 602 33 472 357 13 233 716 11 546 563 1 649 948 1 434 095 6 644 893 6 068 116 15 883 045r 14 423 583 201
2,-0. Light 312 159 264 120 164 178 137 176 22! 836 14 537 39 707 28 333 85 438 84 074 %20
2,-03. Total. .31 7123 761 33 736 477 13 597 894 I1 683 739 1 672! 784 1 448 632 6 684 600 6 096 449 15 966 483 14 507 657 2,-03
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal. 7 690 022 35 711 484 13 401 934 11 684 527 1 67 3 27 1 449 124 6 685 850 6 096 614 15 928 911 14 481 219 01~
M02. Helper. 2 615 735 2 255 245 1 654 584 1 464 843 104 055 72 789 249 117 195 365 607 999 520 250 3-2
3-03. Ligh~t...................... 2 092 251 1 818 750 1 232 002 1 062 187 95 582 75 857 131 395 118 490 633 272 562 216 MS0
M4O. Total. 2 398 008 37 783 479 16 288 520 14 211 557 1 872 944 1 597 770 7 066 362 6 410 467 17 170 162 15 563 685 3-4
3-5. Total, steam only. 41 385 155 36 845 355 15 502 042 13 433 428 1 771 147 1 519 547 7 066 362 6 410 467 17 045 604 15 481 913 ~05
3-06. Total, electric only. .977 283 928 859 782 738 773 632 101 797 78 223 92 746 77 004 M06
~07. Total other. 35 570 9 265 3 740 4 497 --- 31 830 4 768 IWI
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
MBS. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 2 945 560 2 725 799 1 629 636 1 486 036 196 922 153 732 465 733 424 677 653 269 661 354 ~gg
3-9. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 481 187 427 415 48 4 518 4 956 476 561 422 459 3-g
3-10. Electric locomotive units. 6 5 3 3 5 4 3 84 54 8 82 4 6 8 O9 4 57 1 3 1 25 --5 5 80 4 5 0 8-10
3-1. Other locomotives.. .......... .....4 818 2 298 2 886 1 740 9 8 558 8-11
3-12. Total. 3 496 538 3 209 896 1 687 452 1 534 585 201 493 156 857 470 251 429 635 1 137 342 1 OBB 821 8.-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east.. 634 149 556 543 269 381 232 766 35 116 28 762 87 183 82 392 242 469 212 623 p01
4-2. Loaded, west 452 941 401 236 150 861 136 406 35 540 31 256 71 778 at 476 194 762 172 098 402
463. Loaded, total. 1 087 090 957 779 420 242 369 172 70 656 60 018 158 961 143 868 437 231 384 721 4-03
4-04. Empty, east 266 800 223 716 82 826 70 987 29 286 23 625 45 775 34 316 110 913 94 768 4--0
4--05. Empty,west.. .449 744 381 365 198 909 167 911 26 757 21 892 59 591 55 277 164 487 156 285 4--0
4-06. Empty total... 716 544 605 081 281 735 238 898 56 043 45 517 103 366 89 595 275 400 231 073 4--06
07. Loaded and empty, east. .900 949 780 259 352 207 303 753 64 402 52 387 150 958 116 708 553 382 507 411 4--07
4--8. Loaded and empty, west .902 685 782 601 349 770 304 317 62 297 53 148 131 569 116 7253 359 249 SOS 383 4--08
4--09. Loaded and empty, total. 1 803 634 1 563 860 701 977 608 OTO 126 699 105 535 262 327 233 461 712 631 615 794 4--09
4-10. Caboose,east andw~est. 6 801 32 835 13 466 11 800 1 718 1 485 6 587 5 790 15 230 13 760 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight tra~ins, east and west... 7 6 86 6 92 1 1 8 58 1 71 7 8 8 9 4 1 04 3 1 0 74 4 6 97 4 0 36 41
5. Gross ton-miles of moad locomotives and tenders (thousands):
~01. Coal-burning steam locomotives., 674 779 7 680 541 3 963 108 3 416 585 406 771 515 253 1 547 473 1 384 510 a 557 427 2 364 193 501
02 Oil-burning steam locomotives. 1 926 958 1 644 694 48 6t1 19 404 22 902 1 907 506 1 621 731 M02
~03. Electric locomotives. 211 164 193 864 152 055 130 482 47 04 8 36 420 32 061 27 028 603
5-04. Other locomotives.. 4 58 6 7 5 3 7 3 4 35 --- 4 21 3 31 8 44d
5-05. Total. 10 817 487 9 519 652 4 095 584 3547 503 653 81 9 551 673 1 566 877 1 407 412 4 501 207 4 013 264 505
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
601. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ..59 528 268 51 778 483 27 269 971 2S 503 833 5 770 226 4 823 193 10 228 271 8 955 656 16 259 794 14 495 799 1
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 11 699 458 9 799 019 260 397 120 055 138 814 11 579 137 9 659 808 ~02
6-03. Total in electrkclocomotive trains. 1 733 584 1 541 875 1 280 606 1 185 647 275 208 215 178 179 770 141 050 &-03
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motocar train~s.. 40 701 6 910 1 807 1 618 8 894 5 292 o.44
o-05. Total in all freight trains. ...... 001 999 63 126 287 28 552 644 24 691 495 6 043 434 5 038 371 10 548 386 9 094 472 28 057 595 24 301 949 445
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands).. 29 655 205 25 558 014 11 950 773 10 289 081 3 211 008 2 660 544 4 225 984 3 631 953 10 267 440 8 976 4371 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations).. 2 271 367 2 025 501 883 760 762 162 117 388 97 848 394 306 354 859 675 973 810 632 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages pr mile of road per day:
M20. Nrirmet to 4,416 3,930 7,276 6,4582 1,66 15,991 3,824 3,391 2,705 2,t444 9-0
10. Avra ese tran-miliea (ecudn lg rin)
1ML1 Locomotive-miles (principal and helper) .........10710 1.13 1.13 1.06 1.05 1.04 1.03 1.ok 1.o3 I(M1
1M-2. Loaded rgt car-miles...2. 863* 32.0 .84192*92* 2* 6. 00
1M3. Emt t cehar-mles. ..1.1 812132 3.0 .7 15.67 148.01. 6.
1M4Q. To aiegt ar-miles (excluding cabbooe). . 824. 3o5.77. 63* 854.4.7 1M4


11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 255 252 251 250 349 345 222 2eo 262 256 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. 27.) 26.7 28.l 27.9 45.4 44326*6 25*2 23.5 u33 1
13. Car-mile ratios:
18-41. Percentloladed oftotal frei t car-miles, eastbound .. 70.4 71.3 76*5 76.6 54*5 5. 667. 866. 0
13--2. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles, westbound. 0. 5. 4.14.8 57.0 8.8 a46 2. 5. 55.8 13-02
1508. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west). 60.3 61. 60*7 558 9 60. 16 14.5 I~Ms
1%4. Percent eastbound of total aeded fmright car-miles 5. 58. 63.x 4*7 79 5".8 57*3 55.5 55*3 1~01
14. Averagee r train-hour:
140L; Ti-miles........... 16.6 16.7 15.2 15.3 14.3 14.81 17.0 17.2 18.2 17.9 14-01
1402. Gross ton-miles (excludinglocomotives andten~ders). 2,140 51,166 j2,508 32,397 51,509 51,492 26,244 25,628 32,o)o 29,979 12
15. Pelrent train-switehing hours at way stations oftotal train-hours.* .1 20.4 20.9 26.0 27.4( ag.4 26.5 15*9 16.0 15.7 16.4( 15
Eoludes switohing time of train loocaotives at initial and final terminals.


ion Il~~" "l111111111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION sCI.......
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing 138 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

Fon Trm MOrrH OF FEBRUARY, 1940 AND 1939


(' / afJ. TS~. 94

Subject to revisit

U;NIV OFT FL LIs.





Ul.S. DEPO91TOlY


n.. Ildtn :UARY, 1940





SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

194o 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. 231 631 232 342 56 654 56 908 5 938 5 942 58 124 38 249 150 921 131 843 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar train~s):
2-1. Ordinary.. .. I 78 423 3ea 69 810 105 27 753 668 34 027 690 3 470 993 3 005 005 15 957 376 12 525 739 35 241 331 30 251 671 2-4)1
2-02 Light. .700 902 555 170 344 342 289 622 45 502 31 376 91 820 60 410 199 838 173 762 M20
U)3. Total.................... .. 79 124 270 70 365 275 a8is 118 01 3 317 312 3 516 495 3 056 381 14 049 196 12 586 149 33 440 569 30 425 433 203
3. Road locomotive-nules:
%O1. Prncipal. . .. . .... 79 056 459 70 314 406 28 128 620 8>4 318 504 3 517 657 3 057 378 14 OSO 967 12 587 265 33 359 215 30 371 859 M-1
S-02. Hel r.. 653 624 4 685 098 3 550858 r5 007 657 221 469 156 674 537 311 433 673 1 343986 1 087 094 ~02
&0. Li t. 4 477 585 3 805 344 2 648 95a 12 235 913 205 093 161 108 280 104 246 007 1 349 436 1 162 316 ~MS
3-04. T l. 89 187 668 78 804 848 34 322 430 89 562 074 3 944 219 3 355 160 14 668 SSS 13 866 945 36 052 637 32 620 669 ~04
3-05. Total, steam only. 87 115 705 76 896 051 32 717 937 28 001 707 3 732 865 3 184 708 14 868 382 13 266 945 55 796 521 32 442 691 M05
3-06. Total, electric only. .1 993 190 1 889 210 1 595 153 :1 550 942 211 354 170 452 186 683 167 816 ~06
3-47. Total other. 78 773 19 587 9 340 9 425 69 433 10 168 ~M7
Tramn-switchmng locomotive-miles:
gO8. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .6 265 649 5 661 594 3 470 429 3 075 023 416 485 519 004 971 545 894 112 1 407 218 1 373 455 8-08
3-49. Oil-burming steam locomotives. 1 008 421 905 559 1 116 10 524 10 278 996 781 895 881 3-09
M-1. Electric locomotive units........ ...... 135 307 106 506 114 772 89 794 9 521 6 698 11 014 10 014 8-10
3-1. Other locomotives.. 9 430 4 788 5 914 3 618 16 1 164 3-11
3-12. Total. 418 807 6 678 441 3 592 231 5 168 455 425 984 325 708 982 06 9 904 390 2 418 523 2 279 914 3-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4--1. Loaded~east. .. ........ 1 09 260 1172 146 557 627 486 519 71 446 61 536 181 210 170 ala 498 977 455 879 P01
4-2. Loaded, west.. 940 819 838 439 316 538 882 575 74 590 65 962 146 292 1as 719 403 405 436 185 4-02
4413. Loaded, total. .2 250 07 9 2 010 585 874 159 769 092 146 036 125 498 327 502 298 931 902 388 817 064 4--03
4-)4. Empty, east.. 535 556 468 787 164 543 147 612 59 005 49 003 85 736 71 986 226 272 200 186 q-4
44)5. Empty, west.. 913 110 798 536 407 832 346 SaS 54 154 46 254 120 874 112 995 350 250 293 062 4-05
4-46. Empty total.. 1 448 666 1 867 263 572 575 493 837 ~11 159 95 257 206 410 184 981 556 522 493 188 4..06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east 844 816 1 640 873 728 170 654 151 130 451 110 539 266 946 842 198 725 24 9 654 001 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west 1 653 929 1 636 975 724 364 628 798 128 744 110 216 267 166 241 714 733 655 656 247 4--08
4-09. Loaded and empty total. 698 745 3277 848 1 4465534 1 862 929 259 195 220 755 534 112 483 918 1 458 904 1 310 258 4.49
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest 77 160 68 606 28 257 24 558 3 614 3 111 13 405 11 960 31 886 28 977 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. 15 62 8 14 273 5 81 9 3 6 52 197 20 1 2 27 8 2 a 51 9 33 4 8 169 41
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
&-01. Coal-burningsteam locomotives. 18 336 051 15 993 399 8 349 521 7 118 583 1 288 808 1 080 971 3 251 735 2 859 297 5 452 593 4 933 548 5--01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 943 180 3 469 033 151l 82 4 072 46 435 5 899 957 3 488 516 5-02
5-03. Electric locomotives. 428 444 397 655 267 811 260 286 96 15 9 78 779 64 294 58 650 5-43
5-04. Otherlocomotives.. ..11 867 1 584 910 908 --- 10 977 676 S.44
5-05. Total. 22 719 568 19 860 471 8 618 393 7 379 799 1 378 541 1 159 750 3 294 807 2 905 732 9 427 821 8 415 390 5--05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
~01. Totalincoal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .. 1 123 729 318 to8 605 1as 56 889 598 49 143 855 11 939 537 10 066 455 20 956 SS8 18 600 556 35 944 025 30 774* 057 601
02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. 23 670 908 20 808 822 868 513 268 066 279 845 23 407 974 20 521 864 ~02
M3. Total in electric locomotive trains.. .0 ..... ...49515 3 101 045 2 584 503 2 319 744 552 870 460 056 60 142 SatS345 443
&44.L Total in other locomotive and motowcar trains.. 92 7 88 1 4 0 8 3 90 8 3 3 3 4-* 8 8 8 80 11 87 4 6--04
6-45. Total in all freight trains. 150 990 529 138 588 998 59 478 877 51 487 446 12 492 207 10 586 711 21 218 424 18 880 401 57 801 021 51 628 440 6-48
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .62 173 445 5 3713 096 25 273 07 3 81 549 583 6 677 698 5 550 040 8 729 781 7 551 139 21 492 893 19 061 133 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stationss. 814 396 4 206 788 1 875 192 1 581 548 247 688 208 974 838 731 731 626 1 858 805 1 690 620 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
iM1. 1Train-miles, ordinary. .5.6 5.1 8..2 26i6 9.8 6) 6. .61 4.23 .9 01
M02. Net ton-miles. 4,474 3.91s 7,435 6,1 8721,8o386336 ,3 ,a a
10. Averages per train-mile (exeludin light tra~in):'
10-01. Locomotive-miles (prnia and helper).. 1.07 10111. 1 .1 1.06 1.05 1.041.0) 1.O10 10--01
104)2 Loa~dedrigh tear- 28.7 28.8 31.5 }2. 421 1. 235 3. 7.2 1-2
10-48 Empty freight car-miles. 85 82a.6 2063. 3. 481481. 1. 4
10-44. Totarlfreigh~tear-miles(excludingcaboose)..... 47. 2 47.0 52. 52.64 74.79 73.504 383 8. 3* 4 1~0--
1@5 Gross ton-miles (ecEluding loomoatives and tenders). .1,925 1882,143 2,14 3.599 3.0 1,2 157 ,3917
I(M6. Net ton-miles. 793 6 1 9 ,2 ,) 2 0 4 0e
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .( 255 252 251 25o 350 346 228 219 262 258 11
1~ Netton-milesperloadedear-mile. .............. 27.6 26.7 28.9 28.0 415.7 4~4.2 26.7 25*3 23.8 23.1 12
18-0LPercent loaded of totalfreight ear-miles, eastboundd. 71.0 71-4 77.2 6* 5485 7* 70.3 68.8 69.4 13--01
18-02 Pe~~rcetladed ofto tallfreightrrm~e ~tb carmies weton.. 07 124.9 9.0 6.8 5335.o5. 18-02
13--3. Percent loaded of total ireight car-miles (east and west). 6081.6.409.3.1.6.8196.4 1-0
18-44. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight ear-miles. 56.2 58.3 63.8 63* 99.oo 55.3 56.9 55.3 55.5 1@M4
14. AveraBe e~r tramn-hour:
14-01 Train-miles. .. ................ 16.4 16.7 15.0 15. 1.2 15.os 1691721.o9 los5o 14.4
14-02. Groes ton-miles (excluding locomotives anrd tenders)... 1 621503,793 5550491,625 81 5,so 31,9 053 14-02
15. Percent train-awitching houst aysation o ttaltaion-hus ..( 20.4) 21.0 26.1 27.2 28.5 26.6 15.7 16.4 15.6 164 15


,....


U.S9.GOVERNM ENT PRINTING OFFICE:1940-0- -156958


* xoludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminal$*


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing l)$ railways
(SWITCHIING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)




~c I t+ 3J: 40 ~UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Subject to revision YIHIIUIIIII I~il~llllll(IINTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION s......... Ik.m tWlo.-

Uldl/. OF FL LIS. BUREAU OF STATISTICS MARCH, 1940
g~cMETSDET. FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 12g reports of freight train statistics representing 138 r~ailways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

U..is. DEPOltYORY 1o~u mour orE macuOPY~Q, 1940 AND 1939

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

19401939 1901939 1940 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939

AGGREGATES
L. Miles of road operated at close of month. 231 544* 232 197 56 652 56 888 5 930 5 942 38 096 58 218 130 886 131 155 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
M1l. Ordmnary. .. 38 706 6441 37 299 624 15 642 437 12 838 911 1 675 290 1 569 257 6 TS4 159 6 675 105 16 653 758 16 816 351 M01
MB. Light ... .... ....... 295 188 276 045I 159 885 147 949 19 909 16 308 41 036 as 581 74 958 85 207 M
MB. Total. 39 001 772 57 575 669 13 784 662 12 986 860 1 693 199 1 585 5165 6 795 195 6 701 686 16 728 716 16 301 558 205
8. Road locomotive-miles:
ML~Principal.................. 8 3962 034 37 544470 13 791 86 12 988 86p 1 695 78 586 031 6 795 943 6 701 625 16 681 182 16 267 945 aM1
241 Helr... ... 8710 444 2 469 41 1 715 294 1 588 891 92 870 75220 231708 250 937 670 572 595013
rro41ga. L............ 2 148 680 2 001799 1850 237 1 149 698 905377 81 525 126 755 128 974 681091 641804 W0
kM......Ta ......... 4881138 42 035 750 16 756 777 1 786 858 1 877170 1 742 574 71~4 406 7 0615336 18032 785 17504*762 gM
~05. Total team only. 42 710 340 40 988 880 15 885 941 14 847 796 1 779 483 1 657 418 7 1254 406 7 061 536 17 890 510 17 416 070 MB5
MG. Total, electric only. .....1 067 399 1 042 841 865 103 873 604 97 687 85 156 104 609 84 081 MS6
87.Toa other. ...... 4 3 99 10 069 5 733 51 458 7 666 ~ 4 611 anT
Tran-sitcinglocomotive-miles:
8-08. Coalbbbbbbbbbb steam locomotives. 2 972 775 5 017 550 1 632 441 1 646 229 189 486 168 218 479 567 486 148 671 279 716 955 MS8
M9. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 25 999 501 167 210 -- 4 692 6 085 581 097 495 104 IMg
8-1. Electrkclocomotive units............... 69 84 65 386 59 277 56 973 4 559 58258 213 5155 -10
W1L Otherlocomotives................... 5 813 2 208 3 492 1 518 -*- 2 521 684 -1
8-12. Total. 3 574 436 3 586 505 1 695 420 1 704 TSO 193 847 171 474 484 2599 492 211 1 800 9101 1 817 898 8-2
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-ML redeast.. 89 860 647 400 285 756 266 824 37 141 Sa 287 94 342 94 910 272 621 253 959 PU1
4-02.ded west 88 801 462 177 163 217 159 267 37 084 35 312 75 648 69 295 212 252 198 305 4-2
Po5. oa~ded, total. 1 178 041 1 109 577 448 973 425 491 74 225 67 599 169 90 164 225 484 873 452 ad4 4-08
4-4M.Empty,euast 257 779 245 290 82 600 80 642 25 179 86149 40 480 34 109 580 10374*9 4-04
4-05.pt west............. 473 096 423 679 207 946 182 581 28 970 88 684 57 6id 6O 006 178 564 158 408 PU5
Po. Emtf total.. 730 875 668 969 290 546 263 223 54 149 48 853 98 036 94 756 288 144 262 157 4-06
4--(Y Losd and empty, east. ....... 947 639 892 690 368 356 546 866 62 520 58 458 134 762 129 680 582 201 357 708 4@7
08.aLoaded and empty, west ............961 297 885 856 371 163 341 848 66 054 57 996 133 264 129 299 390 816 356 715 4-08
4-4. Loaded and empty, total. 1 908 936 1 778 546 739 519 688 714 1285474 116 458 268 026 258 979 773 017 714 421 4-49
4-10. Caboose~eastandwest. 8 061 36 550 15 889 13 105 1 744 1 625 6 480 6 373 15 948 15 448 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and wes. 7 68 8 8 451 1 98 9 1 97 0 9 9 11b 8 17 1 1 4 7 7 4 4 29 4 8 86 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of rad locomotives and tenders (thousands):
ML1 Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 8 909 815 8 456 689 4 068 110 3 782 3811 611 582 541 911 1 568 985 1 518 108 a 661 138 a 594 883 5-41
5-02 Oil-burning steam locomotives. 2 087 123 1 917 469 tos 64 21 206 26 095 2 065 756 1 891 310 542
5--08 Electric locomotives. 228 980 219 075 146 187 149 209 45 605 39 968 37 248 29 904 5-48
M44.Otherlocomotives.. 423 823 606 523 817 00 44
M45. Total. 11 231 341 10 594 056 4 215 004 3 932 185 657 187 401 875 1 500 191 1 544 205 4 768 959 4 515 797 &-05
6. Groes ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6--L Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 62 222 211 58 180 472 28 443 835 26 457 640 5 898 639 5 546 701 10 448 407 9 951 416 17 431 S30 16 444 495 -4
6-42 Total in oil-burning, team locomotive trains. 12 928 113 11 787 711 490 371 142 002 152 798 12 785 621 11 434 542 64
6-8. Totalinelectrie locomotive trarins. 915 741 1 812 543 1 436 103 1 415 195 268 305 236 566 09 333 160 78 6-48
6--04. Total in other locomotive and motor car train~s. 4 9 06 3 8 2882 2 397 1 7 39 4 6 66 6 6 5 43 6-44
145. Total inallfreight trains. 77 113 128 71 789 008 as 882 825 27 874 945 6 166 944 5 583 267 10 590 409 10 084 234 30 472 950 28 846 562 &45
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousa~nds). 1 116 474 28 833 987 1 2 316 715 11 496 760 3 297 159 2 953 204 4 515 873 3 999 839 11 186 727 10 384 184 7
8. Train-hours (including~ train-switching hours at way stations). 2 507 788 8 2386 978 884 741 837 342 115 5314 105 094 592 074 386 800 915 439 903 748 8
AVERAGES
9. Avgre stfmile of road per day:
gM. Net . .. 4.335 4oo6 7,01 6,52 17,936 16,o32 35 3,376 2,757 2,55i4 M2z
10-42.~~~7. Lodd crnls 8323.1 44.3 s4 252.6 .1 27*9 12
100 cvrgsprta a r-mile s ix cludi ~ ingh cabosd ......4934* 4* 677*23* 8* *4.
106 N omtone-milmes (exiciplu an blocmoiesa enes) 19 ~1, ~ 2, 2 906 1 01,
t m pr oaed car-m htu~ie .... .....9 642. 7. 704. 4. 52.42. 301
1442. Petlrcent lae fttlcar-miles westbound. .. 1 .8 .2 .04. 61 .7 .8s25 .651 56 1
1(48. Peeet oaedo to ta crmiles (eacuiglcmtv s t and wen ers) .. 1.99 1,2.46.6. 7881 4. 3 1-0
14. a A1M t Per mien obudo oa dd rih a-ie. 8 83 63 2. 0. .85. 59 *S5.2. 1-0
102 Grossston-milesxcudnlocomotive s andtenders ).rlcmoieml . 3,1 362219 33,7 33290 153,7 5, 27,o 26,71,889,5 14-0
15. Perenttran- switeprlach r-ing horsatwy tainsoftta tan-om. .1 20.5 21.4 26,1 27.8 27.8 2~70 16.4 16.9 15.9 16,6 15

*~0 Exlescn evitahing im of totlroain loomoivest initiale an13 fial terminals




















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939


I I I I I I


. .
,
.
,


,,., 2


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose of month#I.
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
U1. Ordinary. .
20 2. Light. . . . . . .
203. Total . . . . . .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
tr 1. Principal. . . . . .
3-02Helper. .
3-3. Light . . .
iM0 Total. . . . . . .
~05. Tota steam only. .
306. Tota electric only. .
3-7. Totl other. .. .
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
08S. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ...........
~09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ............
3-1. Electric locomotive units...............
3-11. Otherloomotives..................
3-12. Total. . . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Losdd east. .................
4-02. Loadd west. ..................
4-03. Loaded total...................
404. Empty, east ..
4-05. Empty west...
4-46. Empty: total ..
P07. Loaded and empty, east .
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .
4-09. Loaded and empty total.
4-10. Caboose,eastandw~;est .
4-1L. Passenger-train cars tinire~igh~ttrains), east andwest ...
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
~01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .
502. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
MS. Electric locomotives. .
04Q. Other locomotives. ...............
5-05. Tott .. .. .. ...
6. Gmass ton-miles of cars, con'ten~ts, and cabooses thousandsl) :'
~01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains..
MB Total in oil-burming, steam locomotive trains. .
~03. Total in electric locomotive trains..
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar train~s.. ...
6-45. Total in all freight trains..
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). .
AVERAGES

9. Avigae Tes perile of road per day:
9-0 Tr'ai-leordinary. .
9-2. Netto-le..
10. Averages per train-mile (excludinlg light trains):'
~M10 Locomotive-miles (principal and helper). .......
1M2. Loaded freight ar-miles...
103. Empty freight car-miles...............
1M)4. Total freightecar-miles (excluding eaboose). ,
1%05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ....
16-8. Net ton-miles. . . . . .

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ...
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .........
13. Car-mile ratios:
IM1. Percent loaded of total fre gt car-miles, eastbound.. ..
1~02. Percent loaded of total fre gt car-miles, westbound..
13-48. Percent loaded of total far iht car-miles (east and west).
1%04. Percent eastbound of total raded bright car-miles. .
14. Averageser train-hour:
140 Gros tn miles (exch ding locomotives a id ter ders). ....
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours'. .


231 617
117 130 012
996 0 0
118 126 048
118 018 493
8364066
6 626 245
133 008 806
129 826 045
3 060 589
128178
9 238 394
1 534420
205 156
15 245
10 993 213
1 999 120
1 429 020
3 428 140
793 35
1 386 206
2 179 541
2 792 455
2 815 22
5 607 681
115 220
23 316
27 245 866
6 030 30
657 424
17 310
53 950 903
185 951 529
36 599 021
5 411 256
141 851
228 103 657
93 296 957
7 122 184


232 294
107 109 729
851 215
107 940944
107 858 876
7174559
5807 143
120 840578
117 878 871
2 932 051
29 6256
6 679 144
1 406 726
171 692
6 984
10 264 746
1 819 546
1 300 615
3 120 161
714 018
1 228 215
1 936 235
2 533 5164
2 528 850
5 OS6 394
105 155
22 783
24 449 088
S5 86 501
616 750
2 407
30 454 726
166 785 594
32 589 935
4 91358 Sb
22 890
204 312 005
82 547 084
6 459 746


56 668
41 579 105
523 567
41902 672
41 919 846
5 266158
38693189
51079 207
48 603 878
2 460 856
15 073

5 108 870
1 326
174 049
9 406
5 287 651
643 385
479 749
1 323138
247 143
615 778
862 921
1 090 86
1 095 527
2 186 0953
48 145
5 808
12 417 631
312
413 938
1 516
12 853397
85 533 433
4 020 606
6SO5
89 361 708
37 589 798
2 759 9 33


56 899
36 866 401
437 571
37 304 178
37 307 373
45495 948
3 385 611
45 288932
42 849 503
2 424 546
14 883
4 721 252
146 767
5 136
4 873 155
758 743
441 840
1 194 583
228 254
Sas 806
757 060
980 997
970 646
1 951 643
37 645
5 622
10 900 970
146
409 435
1 431
11311962
75 eat 495
884
3 734 959
5 07
79 362 391
33 046 543
2 418 890


5 951
5 144 283
65 411
5 209 694
5 211 580
314 39
295 670
5821589
5 518 348
309 041

605 921
13 880
619 801
108 587
111 674
220 261
84 184
83 124
167 508
1ea 771
194 798
587 569
296
1 893 784
141 94 4
2035728
17 837 976
821 175
18 659 151
9 974 857
363 202


58 239
19 200 844
86 991
19 287 835
19 288 890
664 610
374 981
20 328 481
20 328 481


1 380 260
16 541

1 396 401
265 142
198 011
443 153
106 737
173 001
279 738
571 879
371 012
742 891


4 377 405
72 529

4 449 934
28 551 992
432 643

28 964 435
11 550 979
1 118 42


4 574 268
47 684
4621944
4 623 409
231 894
242 431
5 097 734
4 842 126
855 608

487 222
9 955
497 178
93 883
99 274
195 097
75 152
68 938
144 090
168 975
168 212.
337 187
519
1 642 882
118 741
1761 623
15 413 355
696 422
16 109 977
8 503 244
308 068


38 114
SO 711 535
132 856
20 84 4591
20 846 910
769 019
406 859
82Oas2788
22 088 788


1 451 112
15 216

1 466 328
275 558
221 940
497 492
126 154
178 490
304 46 6
401 708
400 430
802 1J8
19 883
3 449
4 820 720
64 278

4 884998
31 404 765
404 068

31 808 833
15 045 654
1 224 805


130 910
4 9 895 08 9
274 196
50169 285
50 040 337
2014 558
803057
54 085 428
53 687 031
891 298
107 099
2 078 491
1 511 878
17 227
5 837
3 619 433
771 58
615 657
1 387 255
335 852
508 814
844 646
1 107 450
1 124471
2 231 921
47 834
13 763
8 113 731
5 965 713
101 542
15 794
14 196 780
51 375 3555
36 193 595
569 475
155 546
88 273 971
32 686 648
2 774 244


151 814
46 468 0881
258 969
46 726 991
46 639 804
1 682 107
1804 180
50125 431
49 858 761
851 897
14 773
2 090 410
1 590 385
15 169
1 848
3 497 812
707 868
561 490
1 869 328
503 875
451 470
755 345
1 011 715
1 012 960
2 024 673
44 42

7 527 851
5 513 886
976
12 931 187
47 218 752
Sa 156 406
482 027
17 e17
79 875 002
as 446 514
2 594362


5.6
4,4(26
1.07


47.9 7
797
255
27.2
71.6
50.8
61.1




20.4


5.1
3,948
1.07

47.2
1,908
771
252
26.5
71.8

16.6



21.1


8.6
15,900

.1.05
42.2
15
7*7


346
44.o

55.5
59.o



52 o 4
26.7


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7,290


32.0
2,160

251





63.7

32 d a


1.12






12.4

~2,153


27.7


16,452
1.06



1,939
350
45.3
56*3
567*3



51 37
3 .82


6.o
3,761
1.ok
24.o
14.7



222
26.2
68.6
55.4
62.0
55.4

25,9
16 0


5.6
3.356

24.1

38*7


219
24.9
71.3

57*2

25,ag
56.61


4.2
2,744

27.8
16.9
44*7


262

23.6



55.6

31 69
7 .51


1.o3


1~6.
2j.
1,




55.8

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61 5


501
5.02
I(M1
1502
10-8
10-45

11
12
18-41
15-02
1803
1304

14-0

15


U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1(940-0-156958


*Exoludes exitohing time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.
#Y Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing 138 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHI~S ENDED WITH MdARCH, 1940 AND 1939




rC isc.' $6 O UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Y llillillllillli 1 1111111111111111 I lll lllllll
Subject to revision 3 1262 08851 5662 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION s............mo o.-

UNiV. OF FL LIa. BUREAU OF STATISTICS APRIL, 1940
ync FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
-Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing 1)g railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

Uj.S. DEPO~iTORY Fox THE oIrrWIH OF APRR.,1940 AND 1939

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

194o 1939 1940 1939 1940o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. ..... 81 545 238 187 56 667 56 848 5 950 5 942 SS 096 58 805 130 852 131 132 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar train~s):
E-01. Ordinary. 7 190 727 34 454 061 12 668 403 11 367 160 1 636 708 1 015 990 6 611 577 6 211 534 16 274 239 15 859 575 2-01
2-02. Light ........885 385 270 948 148 943 130 094 21 290 9 713 38 348 36 873 82 784 94 888 420
E-08. Total. 37 476 112 34 785 089 12 811 346 11 497 854 1 657 998 1 085 703 6 449 745 6 247 809 16 357 0231 15 954 263 2-03
3. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal. 37 434 8291 34 698 807 12 815 181 11 501 458 1 658 583 1 025 815 6 850 976 6 247 132 16 310 089 15 923 808 8-41
342 He pr.. ............. 2 556 419 2 165 881 1 576 474 1 342 515 88 857 28 594 225 818 190 409 665 276 603 763 024
8-08. L gh. .................... 2 041 989) 1 796 813 1 142 783 1 006 556 86 578 39 220 121 135 108 946 691 553 642 091 8-03
>-44 T ...... ...... 42 033 237 38 660 501 15 $34 376 13 650 523 i 834 018 1 093 629 6 997 923 6 546 4817 17 666 918 17 169 662 8-40
8-05. Total, steam only. .................. 40 954 568 37 710 008 14 680 683 13 028 135 1 748 052 1 069 994 6 997 923 6 546 487 17 587 910 17 072 392 E0
8-06. Total, electric only. ........1 037 603 941 5471 847 STY 817 250 85 964 30 6435 -1 104 0601 93 708 8-46
3-4I. Total, other. 4 1 0 66 8 7 36 6 11 8 5 15 6 -1 -I -1 34 94 8 3 5d 6 8 8-7
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives....... 2 5908 903 2 589 186( 1 59 7881 1 402 869 190 122 83 478 467 273s 444 034 655 7201 658 805 8-48
3-49. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .e ... 508 94 637 718 1 790 8130 7 170 511 340 85 677 8-09
8-10. Electric locomotive units. 65 476 57 022 55 277 50 008 911 851l -I 6 268 5 763 81
8--11.Otherlocomotives.. .. .. .. ... .. .. .1 6 042 26401 3 7441 2166 a 298 474 l
8-2. Total. 494 609 3 143 4851 1 649 Sa7 1 456 833 194 053 84 729 475 403 451 804 1 175 s26 1 150 719 &-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
401. Loaded east.. ................... 664 702 601 638 267 889 as6 065 34 445 18 994 91 859l 87 053 270 569 259 524 4-0
4--02. ed west. 463 025 409 185 153 599 140 483 48 51 8 15 868 68 804 61 898 202 104 191 002 4--02
4--08. oddtotal. 1 7 727 1 010 883 4861 488 376 488 72 943 54 858 140 663 148 951 472 673 450 526 4-8a
4t-Ol.Empty, east.. ................... 2515158 204 799 77 043 63 974 29 351 9 878 38 896 51 805 106 268 99 140 4-04
4-45. Empty, west.. .......457759 395 071 190817 160 67'7 25 898 10 559 60 883 56 508 180 221 167 327 PU5
4-46. Empty total.. 709 317 599 870 adT 660 224 453 55 249 20 437 99 719 88 315 286 489 266 467 4-0
407. Loaded and empty, east 916 240 806 457 344 878 300 041 6S 796 88 874 130 755 11 858 SY6 7' 837 358 664 4--07
4--08. Loaded and empty, west ...........920 784 804 256 344 416 301 100 64 416 26 421 129 627 118 406 382 325 358 329 4-08
4-49. Loaded and empty, total ...........1 837 044 1 610 693 689 288 601 141 188 212 55 295 260 388 257 264 759 162 716 993 ..gg
4--10. Caboose,eastandwbest. 6 557 53 881 12 919 11 654 1 711 1 060 6 345 5 950 15 582 15 817 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freigh~t trains), east and wet. 8 8 7 8 5 63 1 93 5 1 9 45 10 4 10 7 1 2 9 1 7 7 4 7 56 5 1 34 4-1
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tedders thousandse):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives..... 8 474 198 7 614 549 3 744 044 3 316 601 601 659 347 883 1 550 178 1 409 990 2 578 337 2 540 075 501
5--02Oil-burningsteamlocomotives. ...... 2106 824 1 914 857 677 1 550 25551 23 577 2 082 596 1 889 93 0 2
5-43. Electric locomotives. 221 985 186 100 145 761 138 427 59 597 14 3a@ 6 627 33 347 51)g
5--04. Otherlocomotives.. .....68 702 640 487 828 215 5-44
5-05. Total. 10 807 475 9 716 808 3 891128 3 456 865 641 836 362 809 1 573 789 1 453 567 4 701 386 4 463 547 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands): 3 16 1 2 7 r o 0 8 8 6 8 9 6 7 0 1
6-41. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 59 82 772 49 817 177 26 491 764 2 5 5 3 6 2 4 00307 88400 1 8 6 63750 60
842 Total in dil-burning, team locomotive trains. 15 042 164 11 772 094 1 685 3 246- 144 146 136 088 la 896 393 11 652 7 60 g.
&48. Total in electric locomotive trains.. 1 851 452 1 559 815 1 416 711 1 307 140 229 650 48 185 205 091 184 49 6-43
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motowcar train~s.... 30 88 8 7 90* 4 96 82 153 -- 2 8 86 0 7 51 604
&45. Total in all freight trains. 74 307 216 63 156 990 27 918 048 ad6 651 095 6 189 018 8 895 826 10 807 283 9 080 168 30 018 913 28 190 501 06-0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nomrevenue (thousands). ... 29 902 763 SS 981 747 11 505 188 9 856 406 3 882b 895 1 017 587 4 092 380 3 401 571 11 022 960 10 306 183 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at waystations). 2 214 117 2 009 270 888 807 725 775 113 475 59 005 381 009 350 489 890 826 876 001 g
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
MLt Train-miles, onlinary. ..............5.4 4.9 7.52 6*7~ 9.2 5.7o 5* .0e 9-0
MBa. Net ton-mules. .........305 3,4144 ,6 ,2 840 57s3512982as260
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trained :
10-42 Loadedfreight car-miles. .1 .1 .c~ 33. 31.6 3432* 2. 02.4 1M2~
10-08. Empty freight ear-miles. ...... 42111. )7.1 1. 421. 68 ls
10-04. Tota~lfreightear-miles (excludingecaboose). .; ~ .00 .4 *75* 5. 83 4*3* 82. .
10-45 Gmes ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tendered ,9 ,8)22320176 5 ,1 18s1 04
1M)6. Net ton-mils ........... 0 9 0 1 051021 7 60
11. Groesston-miles locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .I 25 251 250 ago0 350 331 225 e19 266 a6o 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1 26*5 23*7 27*3 24.6 45.0 29.e 25.5 22** 23*3 22*9 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
1~01. Pelnent loaded oftotalfeih carmiles, eaaetound. .. .1 72.5 74*6 *78754.0 65~.8 7 70. 73* 7.8 7 13-01
1442. Pement loaded of ltorstal rmles, westbound.~ .~ 0. 09.6 46r. 5 .8 630. 5315* 29 3. 1402
18-08. Percent loaded of total feht car-miles (east and weet). ..6. 286. 26* 306. E*6* 2 34
18-04. Pelrent eastbound of total ld freight car-miles. ..5.9 59*5 63.6 62*7 97.2 54.5 57.2 58** 57*2 57.6 18-4
14. Aversaes or train-hour:
144Lfrinmle .. ... .. .. .. .. 6. 1. 1.515914.6 17.1 17.5 17. 1.4 181.2 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .....33,561 31,43)},7 2675,6 889267o2,3 3683,8 45
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .( 20.8 20.7 6* 27.7 28.3 23.9 16. 1.0 16.1 16.2 15~
Molatdes switching time of train locomotives at initial set final terminls.



















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 194(0 1939 1~013

AGGREGATES
L. Mileadoi ad operated at close of month.# ..... 231 601 232 254 56 665 56 888 5 931 5 942 38 111 38 231 130 894 131 193 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trainss:
24llO ....... ............ 154 320 739 141 563 790 54 047 508 48 833761 6 780 991 55490 252 87 522912 25 418 380 66 169 328 62 327 397 z01
MS. Lgt. 281 415 1 102 183 666 510 567 665 86 701 57 597 171 224 123 264 356 980 353 857 -2M
-48. To .... .... 155 602 154 148 665 975 54 714 018 48 801 426 6 867 692 5 647 649 27 494 136 25 535 644 66 5a6 508 62 681 854 MB8
8. Road locomotive-miles:
ML1 Principal. .. .. .. .. ... .. .. .. .1 155 453 322 142 557 085 54 735 047 46 808 825 6 869 963 5 649 224 27 497 886 85 536 022 66 350 426 62 563 012 801
sm.L pr..... ........ 1980 487 9 339 840 6 842 626 5 938463 403 196 260 488 994 831 855 019 2 679 834 2 285 870 8M
kW~.~~ ............ 8 668 854 7 603 956 5 035912 4 392 167 382 248 881 651 527 994 483 927 2 728 080 2 446 311 80
8-0b.T ......... ..... 175 042 043 1595B00 879 66 6135 85 59 139455 7 655407 6 191 363 29 020 711 86 874 968 71 75854 0 67295 093 8-06
IM6. Tt steam only.. .................170 780 613 155 588 879 63 284 561 55 877 638 7 260 400 5 905 120 29 020 711 26 874 968) 71 214 941 66 931 153 MS6
MG. Tota electric only. 4 098 198 3 875 618 3 307 833 3 241 776 395 007 286 243. 395 352 3451 599 MSg
nT. Totl other. ............ 163 238 38 388 21 191 20 041 -- 148 047 18 341 807
hainwiteine locomotive-miles:
~MSo1b. team locomotives. .. .. .. .1 12 141 527. 11 268 330 6 698 656 6 124 121 796 073 570 700 1 918 385 1 824 294 2 734 211 2 749 215 Mg0
MB9. il-bunn steam locomotives. 2 054 608 1 901 363 a 04 4 1 790 -- 23 46 23 511 2 029 218 1 876 062 &.co
8-10. Electric locomotive nnits. 270 63 8 22a 914 229 326 196 775 17 811 11 207 23 495 20 932 1
8-1L.Otherlocomotives.. 1285 9 624 13150 7 302 8135 2 322 81
8-12. Total. 14 487 852 13 408 231 6 937 178 6 329 966 813 884 581 907 1 941 731 1 847 805 4 795 059 4 648 ~51 8-12
4.Caurmiles (thousands):
4-0~deL ceat~.. .. .. .. .. .. .1 2 663 828 2 421 184 1 111 212 988 608 143 032 112 819 36? 411 558 195 1 042 167 967 362 4-01
4--0. La west. 1 892 04 4 1 709 799 633 346 582 262 150 192 115 136 290 743 259s909 817 761 752 492 4--0
4--08. I~eetotal. 4 555 866 4 130 983 1 744 560 1 571 070 293 224 227 955 658 154 612 104 1 859 928 1 719 854 4--#
4-04.Empty, east. ........ 1044 893 918 817 384 186 292 230 113 535 850350 165 058 138 542 442 120 403 015 4-04
4-45. Epywest.. 1 843 966 1 617 287 606 595 689 484 109 028 79 497 239 314 829 509 689 035 618 797 4-45
4-46. Epytotal.. 2 888 859 2 156 104 1 130 781 961 714 282 557 164 527 404 366 368 051 1 131 155 1 021 812 4--06
4~-07. Loa ~~ and empty, east. 3 708 715 3 340 001 1 435 398 1 281 058 256 567 197 849 532 463 490 737 1 484 287 1 570 377 6-07
4-88. Loaded and empty, west. 736 010 3 327 086 1 439 94 3 1 271 746 259 214 194 433 530 057 489 418 1 506 796 1 371 289 .4
649. Loaded and empty, total. 7 444 725 6 667 087 2 875 341 25352 784 515 781 392 482 1 0625120 980 155 2 991 083 2741 666 4--0
4-10. Caboose~eastandwest. ................ 151 777 139 036 55 064 49 317 7 06 9 5 796 26 228 24 282 63 416 59 641 4-10
4-~1L Passenger-train cars tin freight trains), east andwest. 31 401 31 2ee 7 743 7 567 400 426 4 73 9 5 104 18 51 9 18 189 l
& Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5--0L Coal-burningsteamnlocomotives. .... 35 683 120 32 030 983 16 124 731 14 184 917 2 495 423 1 990 765 6 370 898 5 787 395 10 692 068 10 067 906 5-1
542. Oil-brnming steam locomotives... 8 137 127 7 301 558 989 1 496 87 88 9 96 106 8 048 309 7 a03 756 5--02
5-08. Electrielocomotives......... 879 409 802 830 559 699 547 862 181 541 133 067 138 169 121 901 5--08
544. Otherlocomotives. .......... 21778 3 109 2156 1918 -*- 19 622 1 191
5-46. Total. 44 721 434 40 138 280 16 687 575 14 736 193 2 676 964 2 123 832 6 458 727 5 883 501 18 898 188 17 394 754
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
g04L Total inceoal-burning, steam locomotive trains... 245 333 301 216 602 771 111 825 197 97 960 051 23 777 338 17 640 396 41 467 842 37 416 072 68 262 924 65 586 252 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-brniing, stea locomotive trains. 4 9 6 41 18I 5 4 36 2 027 2 98 3 4 13 O- 5 48 21 4 5 68 7 31 4 9 O 89 9 88 4 3 7 89 16 6 g
6-48. Total in electric locomotive trains............ 7 262 708 6 473 403 5 437 317 5 042 079 1 050825 764 807 7745166 666 517 Mg0
6--0. Total in other locomotive and motor car train~s..... 17 a 67 9 3 O 7 94 8 27 3 7 2 86 16 4 40 6 2 3 560 8 -04
6-05. Total in allfreight trained. 02 409 873 267 468 995 117 273 770 103 013 486 24 688 163 18 405 203 42a 016 056 37 984 803 118 291 884 108 065 505 g05
7. Net ton-miles,revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ..123 205 256 106 528 831 49 094 926 42 302 749 13 257 158 9 520 851 17 138 034 14 958 550 4 3 715 14 4 39 752 701 7
8. Train-hours (including train-wsitehing hours at way stations). 9 336 400 8 449 016 3 586 84 0 3 142 665 476 677 367 073 1 605 814 1 468 915 3 665 069 3 470 363 8
AVERAGES
9. Avenraes per mile.of road per day:
9-L rinml2rinr. .. ... .5 517 7.1 .47.8 5*5 4.2 4(.0 g01
10. Aveas Ner train-mile iex'cluding iiittcie:.....,9 82 ,61918 7 3353 ,59,60,2
104 Loemotive-miles (principal and h ler. ......... 1.07 1.07 1111 1.06 1.5 .04 1.0 261.41 11



1). Gross ton-mniles of cndn locomotives and tenders prlcmtv-ie 1I~~ 25 5 2129 5 4 2329 6 11M
N(6ttote prloadie dcar-cmle.~ecldn .. .. .. .. 2. 257.8 ag*126* 75.2 41.8 6o2.2* 1 1
18-4. Pern oddo oat to-is ea-mle (eas an et.. 0.7 6 5 95 .1 1, Ng 1


g14. A ecn lo rund of total frihtcr-ieigh ear-miles. 7 55.66. 29.8955* 7. 6o5.
18"08 Gerosn nloaes (excotlud~ingt locmile res e and te ers).. 32 ZE 771' 2 32 552 5705 26g5d 255d 302 d
15.L Peent tainswtcin hou~rsat~b waystaion f oal train-~hous 205~ 2102* 752832* 6671. 41


.... 2


SExoludes evitching time of train looomotives at initial ard final terrminls.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.


U S. GOVERN(MENTPRINTING OFFICE:1940--0-1596958


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 12g reports of freight train statisticsr representing 138 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR M0KrHS ENDED WrfH APRIL, 1940 AND 1939





(' I at 35-~ B6'.9 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

SubjectIIIIIIUII tollilllll revisio INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION sttaew.... n.. maos-*)
BUREAU OF STATISTICS MAY, 1940
UNV.O F L.i FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
s Compiled from 188 reports of freight train statistics representing 1)S railways
i r' (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


U.S. 0FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1940 AND 1939

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

194~o 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. ....... .... 231 426 232 085 56 642 56 844 5 930 5 940 38 096 38 205 130 758 131 096 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains)':
201. Ordinary. 38 873 228 55 539 609 15 277 527 11 647 483 1 774 010 1 252 918 6 943 407 6 427 424 16 878 284 16 211790 2-01
02. Light. 05 111 266 745 159 629 139 282 21 900 12 261 43 257 36 546 80 325 98 656 M2-
MS3. Total. 9 178 359 35 826 354 13 437 156 11 786 765 1 795 910 1 265 173 6 966 664 6 463 970 16 958 609 16 310 446 20S
3. Road locomotive-miles:
0U1. Principal. 39 141 076 35 794 930 13 442 146 11 789 357 1 796 553 1 265 542 6 987 795 6 463 283 16 914 582 16 276 746 M01
3-02. Hel er. 2 792 328 2 216 769 1 749 271 1 385 807 94 926 51 778 263 024 184 678 685 105 594 506 M02
MS0. Lig t. 2 158 765 1 684 301 1 239 614 1 079 782 91 080 57 174 127 955 111 821 700 116 635 584 3--08
304. Total. .44 092 169 39 896 000 16 431 031 14 254 886 1 982 561 1 374 494 7 578 774 6 759 782 18 299 803 17 506 838 3--04
3-05. Total, steam only. 42 961 960 36 881 507 15 531 412 13 389 001 1 896 471 1 322 556 7 378 774 6 759 782 18 155 103 17 410 168 as5
3-4)6. Total, electric only. 08 5 382 1 005 119 893 080 860 403 8 5 890 51 938 --106 472 92 778 3-6
07. Total, other. .44 827 9 374 6 599 5 482 --38 226 3 892 307
Train-switching locomotive-'miles:
~08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 051 347 2 782 491 1 693 100 1 497 500 199 569 129 984 478 771 455 604 679 907 699 403 3--08
~09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .561 129 525 593 2 910 2 928 10 026 4 812 548 193 517 853 S.4)
3-10. Electric locomotive units. 68 821 58 711 58 076 50 938 3 992 2 286 6 753 5 487 31
3-11. Other locomotives... 6 270 2 784 3 606 2 166- 2 664 618 3-11
3-12. Total. ..... ..... 3.. 687 567 3 369 579 1 757 692 1 553 532 203 561 132 270 488 797 460 416 1 237 517 1 223 361 3-12
& Car-miles (thousands): 3 2 396 13199 0 8 4 6 4 ~
4--0L Loaded, east.. 707 690 622 33o 285 387 244 716 3 2 396 13199 0 8 4 6 4 .0
4--02. Loaded, west. 497 3631 414 742 167 945 137 777 47 646 23 268 69 163 60 242 212 609 193 455 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total. 1 205 053 1 037 072 453 332 382 493 82 074 47 234 172 292 150 849 497 355 456 496 4-03
4--04. Empty, east.. 270 830 E10 357 82 506 63 379 38 867 16 710 36 999 30 103 112 458 100 145 4--04
4-05. Empty, west. 484 690 422 804 200 776 170 7871 25 550 16 853 67 597 58 567 190 967 176 597 4--05
4-06. Empty total. 755 520 633 161 283 282 234 166 64 217 53 583 104 596 88 670 303 425 276 742 4-06
447. Loaded and empty, east 978 520 838 687 367 893 308 095 73 295 40 696 140 128 120 710 397 204 363 186 447
4-08. Loaded and empty, west 982 053 837 546 368 721 308 564 72 996 40 121 136 760 118 809 403 576 370 052 4--08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. 1 960 573 1 670 233 736 614 616 659 146 291i 80 817 276 888 239 519 800 780 733 238 4--09
4-10. Caboose~eastandwest. .38 197 34 881 13 515 11 977 1 844 1 298 6 650 6 137 16 188 15 469 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west ....9 96 1 10 5 33 2 17 2 2 3 63 10 1 11 3 1 50 9 1 7 8 6 17 9 6 57 9 4-11
5. Gross ton mlebs gfrad lcmotives sntenders (thousands): 89748 79090 39452 3115 652 612 437 215 1 650 469 1 460 762 2 720 535 2 580 754 ~01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 2 167 625 1 938 962 2 670 2 061 23 911 18 360 2 141 044 1 918 561 gg2
~03. Electric locomotives. 234 340 204 236 156 669 147 055 40 226 24 073 7 44 5 33 108 MS3
504. Otherlocomotives.. 4 004 791 712 511 292 280 ~04
~05. Total. 11 403 437 10 034 699 4 154 103 3 561 586 692 838 461 288 1 654 380 1 479 122 4 902 116 4 532 703 &-05
6. Gross ton-onue not emnte n~ta and le ooses (t sandss: 648242 5 9 3 88732 2 1 6 822 832 3 527 541 10 748 912 9 000 376 18 453 486 16 857 181 60
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .13 356 3 3 41 1 2 0 38 0 76 6 15 4 4 6 20 -- 15 6 53 10 0 7 58 1 3 2 O5 5 34 1 1 93 2 6 98 8 -
MSa. Total in electrie locomotive trains. 2 008 174 1 695 609 1 555 685 1 378 039 238 339 133 583 14 150 183 987 MS
06 ota real homog andmtoetain. 80 290 156 66 339 059 30 421 150 24 596 011 7 061 171 3 661 124 10 900 465 9 101 114 3191 938 0 28 980 8 0
7. Net ton-miles revenueand;hnonrevenue' (thousands). 33 085 973 25 740 534 12 941 749 9 849 195 3 782 505 1 818 310 362 190 3 401 476 11 999 729 10 671 553
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ..2 307 167 2 087 219 874 672 748 326 121 587 79 636 392 847 359 074 918 061 900 183
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
MlI. Train-miles, ordinary. .449 7.6 6.6 9.7 6.8 5-9e 5.4, 4.2 4.0 rr1
%02. Net ton-miles. .,123,578 7,370 5,589 2o,575 9,875 364282290266 M
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light tra~ins):
1M01. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper).. ........ 1.07 1.06 1.13 1.12 1.05 1.o4 1.ok 1.3 .ol 1.o3 IM1t
10-02. Loaded freightecar-miles. .......3.0 29.2 34.2 32.8 46.3 37.7 24.8 23.5 29.4 28.1 1@02
1(03. Empty freight car-miles. 19.4 17.8 21.3 20.1 36.2 26.8 15-1 1. 8o1. 0
1(M4. Total freight ear-miles excludingh caboose). 50.4 4(7.o 55.5 52*9 82.5 64.5 39.9 3.3 I7.o 15-2 IM<
1@05. Grosston-mile srexcudinglocomotivesadteners. .. ,66 1,87 229 2,112 3,980 2,922150 ,1 1,91 1,78 1-
10M6. Net ton-miles. 51 74975 84 ,3 ,451 62 529 711 6 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 259 252 253 250 349 336 224 219 268 259 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. . .. .1 27.5 24.6 21.5 25.8 46.1 38- 5 25.3 22- 5 24-1l 23.4 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
13-1. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .....72.8 74.7 77.6 79.4 47.o 58.9 73.6 75.1 71. ? 72.1( 1~01
102. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, west bound. 0.64.54.54.76.35 0 0 2-75 0
1%3. Percent loaded of total freight ar-miles (eas and west). .615 62115 62. 56.1 58.o 62.2 6).0 621 2 0
13-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. 58.7 6o.o 63.o 64.o 41.9 50.7 59-9 60.1 57.3 5. &)
14. Averages per train-hour:
14--01. Train-miles. .17.0 17.2 15** 15.6 14.8 15.9 17.8 18.o 18.5 18.1 14-41
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). 4,802 31,78) 34,780 32,868 58,075 45,973 27,747 25,346 34.760 32,191( 1402
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.*. .1 21.0 21.5 27.o 28.5 27.7 27.6 16.7 17.1 16.3 16.81 15

Exoludes switching time of train loconotives at initial and final terminals.





















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


1940 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939


U. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1940--O-245434
*Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminal.


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AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. ......
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary. .
ZO2. Light .
MS0. Total. .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-4L.Pricipa .
3-2. He or. .
3-0. L t
3-4 TtT .
?M5. Total team only. .
~06. Total, electric only. .
3-7. Total, other. .
Train-switching locomotive-miles:.
~08. Coal-burning steam locomotives.
~09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
310. Electric locomotive units. .
3-11. Other locomotives. .
&-12. TotaL .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east..
4-02. Loaded, west. .
4-03. Loaded, total. .
4-04. Empty, east. .
4-05. Empty, west. .
4-06. Empty, total. .
4-07. Loaded and empty, east .
408. Loaded and empty, west. .
4-09. Loaded and em ty total. .
4-10. Caboose, east and west. .
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east a nd west. .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
&401. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
&-03. Electric locomotives. .
5-44. Other locomotives..
5-45. Total..
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands) :
6--01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-42. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains..
~0. Toanoltl h oomotv and motorcar trains..
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonreverue (thousands).
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations) .'
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Ml0. Tri-ies, ordinary. .
M2. Net ton-nules. .
10. Averages per train-mile (excludinlg light trains):
1(M1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper).........
1(M2. Loadedfreightear-miles. .
1~03. Empty freight car-miles. .
10-4. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose). .
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
10-06. Net ton-miles. .

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. .
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-1. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .
13-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. .
13--3. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west).
13-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .
14. Averages per tramn-hour:
1401. Train-miles. . . . . .
14-02.Gross ton-miles iexcludingliocomotives andtienders). ...
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.. (


231 565

195 193 967
1 586 526
194 760 493
194 594 398
13 718815
10626 999
219134 218
21 3742 573
5 183 574
208 065
15 192 674
2 615 737
339 453
27 555
18 175 419
3 371 4565
2 369 445
5 761 030
1 315 744
2 328 719
3 644 463
4 687 329
4 718 d4
9 405 493
189 974
41 SS 8
44 680 588
10 304 752
1 113 749
25 782
56 124 871
310 223 605
63 004 526
9 270 882
582 71 87
156 298 793
11 643 467


232 219
1177103 399
1 386 928
178 492 387
178 398 013
11556 609
9 488 257
199 396 879
194 470 386
4 878 737
47 756
14 050 821
2 426 956
288 625
12 4O8
16 777 810

3 043 514
2 124 541
5 168 055
1 129 174
2 040 091
3 169 265
4 172 688
4 164 632
6 337 380
173 917
41 019
39 920 913
9 181 064
1007 066
3 900
50 112 943
2.69 199 109
56 400 103
8 169 012
33383 850
132 269 365
10 536 235


56 660
67 325 035
826 139
68 151 17 4
68 177 193
8 591 897
6 275 526
83 044 616
78 815 973
4 200 653
27 790
8 385 758
4 954
287 402
16 756
8 694 870
1 396 599
801 293
2 197 892
406 692
1 007 37 1
1 414 06 3
1 603 291
1 608 664
3 611 955
68 57 9
9 915
ao 118 783
3 659
716 368
2 868
20 6~41 678
140 682 529
9 137
6 993 00 2
690 2520
62 036 675
4 463 412


56 879
59 081 244
706 947
60 588 131
60 598 182
7 384 270
5 471 889
73 394 341
69 266 639
4 108 179
2S 523
7 gal621
4 718
847 713
9 468
7 883 520
1 233 524
720 039
1 953 563
355 609
860 271
1 215 880
1 589 133
1 580 310
3 169 443
61 294
9 930
17 596 876
3 557
694 917
2 429
18 297 779
121 171 291
8 750
6 420 118.
127 609 338
52 151 944
3 890 991


5 951
8 555 001
108 601
8 663 608
8646516
498 124
473 328
9637 968
9 157 071
480 897

995 442
21 803
1 017 445
177 460
197 838
375 298
152 408
134 372
286 774
329 862
332 210
662 072
8 913
501
5 148 055
221 767
3 369 802
10 600 170
1 289 164
11 88 9 3 4
.7 039 457
598 264


5

69
6 912
6914
518
338
7565
7 287
338

700
13
714

138
275
101
96
198
238
234
473
7

2 427
157


21 167
898
22 066
11 39
446


38 107
34 266 319
214 481
34 480 800
34 485 681
1 257 855
655 949
36399 485
36 399 485


2 397 156
33 372

2 430 5288
470 540
359 906
8'50 446
202 051
306 911
508 962
673 591
666 817
1 539 408
32 878
6 24 8

8 001 567
111 740

8 113 107
52 216 654
699 867

52 916 521
21 500 224
1 998 661


38 225

31 839 804
159 810
31 999 414
31999 305
1 039 497
595 748
35 634750
33 634 750


2 279 890


2 308 221
442 802
320 151
762 953
168 645
288 076
456 721
411 447
608 227
1 219 614
30 419
6 582
7 248 157
114 466

7 362 623
46 416 448
669 489

47 085 937
18 354 026
1 827 989


130 667
83 047 612
437 305
83 484 917
83 265008
3 564 99 O
3 422 196
90 052 14 3
89 3170 04 4
501 824
180 275
3 414 118
2 577 411
5O 248
10 799
6 032 576
1 326 986
1 030 408
2 357 394
554 599
860 065
1 434 664
1 681 1565
1 910 473
3 792 OS8
79 604
24 698
13 412 403
10 189 353
175 614
22 914
23 8OO 264
86 724 252
62 295 528
988 716
50202 606
55 722 437
4 583 130


131 173
78 539 187
452 513
78 991 700
78 839 760
2 880 376
3081795
84 801 951
84 341 321
438 377
as 233
3 448 618
2 395 915
26 419
2 94O
5 871 892
1 230 403
945 947
2 176 350
503 160
795 394
1 298 554
1733 563
1741 341
3 474 904
75 110
24 76 8
12 647 900
9 063 041
155 009
1 471
21 867 421
8O 445 433
55 721 864
850 504
137 046 312
50 424 2514
4 370 546


7.6
12,638






69.2
1,57 3


59.o


15.5
49,398
26.5


4.2
2,801
1.04

17.3
157
671
264

23.6
70.5

56.3
18.2
32,775
15-9


4.o
2,546
1.0)

44.2


258


2.3


56.5

31,357
16.5


1.07
29.8
48.7
809
256
27.1

71.9

58.5
16.7
32,869
20.6


5.1
3,772
1.06
29.2
17.9
47.1
1,885
747
251
25.6
72.9

58.9
16.9
31,682
21.1


7.8
7,20)


21.0

2,194
921
251
28.2


60.9
63.5
153
33,090
26.4


7.o
6,072
1.12
32.6
20.)
52.9
871
249
26.7

56


15.6
32,796
27.(


9.5
18,901
1.06
43.9
77.4
3,728
1,992
350
45-4
53-8
59.6
56.7
47.3
14.5
53.303
28.2


5.9
j,712
1.04
24.2
14.9



223
25.9
70.o

56.7



16.2


5.5


24.0


576
219
24.1

72.4

58.o
17.5
25,758
16.7


%01
9-02
1(M1
10-(2
10-04

10-06
11
12

13-42
13-03
13-04
14-01
14-02
15


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing 138 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)





_ I I I I


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


I --I I I 1I


I I _I I I I _I I I I I


* Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


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visionIIII IlllllilHIII11 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION sbtcs~.....n..2n ose

BUREAU OF STATISTICS JUNE 1940

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled From 188 reports of freight train statistics representing 138 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE M~ffat OF JUNE, 1940 AND 1939


10 p S-,'


ITEM


1939


1940


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month. ........ ...
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
~01.Ordmnary.. .. I. ................
uM2. Light ...... .
MS3. Total...
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal. ........
>GL Her.....
SW3. Lih. .. .. .
MG0. Total, steam only. .........
~06. Total, electric only. ....
307. Total other. ....
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
08. Coal-burning steam locomotives.
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives..
3-10. Electric locomotive units ..............
3-1L.Otherlocomotives.. ............
3-12. Total. . . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east..
442. Loaded, west..
4-S. Loaded, total..
4-04. Empty, east. .
4--05. Empty, weet..
4--06. Empty total. .
4--07. Loaede and empty, east .
P08. Loaded and empty, west .
4-09. Loaded and empty, total..
4-10. Cabooseeeastandw'est. ..
4-11 Passenger-traincars (infre:ighttrinsatnws .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tender (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .
Fr02. Oil-burning steam locomotives..
f-03. Electric locomotives. .
5-04. Other locomotives.. .
5--05. Total..
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thlousandi) :
6-4)1. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-42. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains..
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains..
6-4. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains..
6-05. Total in all freight trains..
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands).
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations).
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
%1i. Train-miles. ordinary. .
02. Net ton-niles .....
10. Averages per train-mile (excludinlg light trains;):'
10-01. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper). .
1(2. Loadedfreightear-miles..
10-03. Empty freight car-miles... ............
1M4. Totalfreightecar-miles (excludinge~aboose). ....
1(M5.Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
1(M6. Net ton-miles..

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. ....... ...
13. Car-mile ratios:
1~01. Percent loaded of total f egt car-miles, eastbound. .
10M2. Percent loaded of total frei ht ear-miles, westbound..
1~03. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles (east and west). ...
13-44. Percent eastbound of total raded freight car-miles. .....
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. . . . . .
1402.Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .....
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.'...


231 397

37 590 232
330 131
37 920 363
37 868 929
2828 500
2195161
42 912 590
41 600 995
1 O-72 281
39 314

2 962 286
564 823
66 273
7 178
3 600 562
705 608
484 083
1189 691
250 144
462 211
712 355
955 752
946 294
1 902 046
36 997
10 382
8 733 855
2 145 029
230 734
5 312
11 114 930
63 467 419
1 3 39 5 8 9 2
1 968 440
48 091
78 899 842
32 907 804
2 244 478


231 910

195776 270
287 927
16 064 197
16 039 396
2 375909
1938 983
10O354 288
19 342 265
1 000 849
11 174

2 829 311
560 624
57 629
2 988
3 450 552
637 811
440 028
1 077 839
222 991
426 760
649 751
660 802
866 788
1 727 590
35 117
11 181
7 982 818
;2 027 460
212 578
963
LO 223 819
i6 047 276
a 2 6 40 7 o9
1 770 336
8 695
rO 467 016
!8 460 769
2 134 191


56 636

13 074 961
177 635
13 252 596
13 259 276
1799 959
1285 672
16344 907
15 447 467
688 721
8 719
1 663 346
3 114
56 226
4 968
1 727 656
290 734
166 665
457 399
77 567
196 766
274 3533
368 301
363 431
731 732
13 339
2 445

'3 972 231
2 494
155 953
1 019
4 131 697
29 107 897
6 22 7
1 558 656
i? 150
30 674 930
13 247 553
860 221


56 796
11737 313
140 87 3
11 878 186
11 884 863
1424 531
1 058 836
14 368 230
13 535 049
827 731
5 450
1 511 644
3 000
48 079
2052
1 564 975
246 11a
145 920
392 032
66 622
169 338
235 960
312 734
315 258
627 992
12 000
2 630
3 458 464
2 698
141 901
5a7
3 605 590

24 sop 785
6 21 a
1 368 255
1 344
25 585 600
10 540 167
758 134


5 930
1709124
20 620
1 729 744
1730 279
86 697
87 3533
1904 309
1 821 128
83 181

183 615
3 821
187 436
32 675
47 403
80 078
36 821
22 326
59 147
69 496
69 729
139 225
1 777
99

629 04 5
38 576
667 621
6 519 398

225 656
6 745 056
5 614 962
115 314


5 940
1 586 802
17 148
1 603 950
1 604 560
80 702
79 485
1 764 747
1 688 582
76 165

175 189
3 422

178 611
29 850
41 738
71 582
31 060
22 241
53 301
60 910
63 973
124 883
1 640
108
576 215

36 166
612 381
5 804 804

219 368
6 024 172
3 215 281
107 045


38 097
6 384 465
36 084
6 420 549
6 420 824
228 492
118 683
6767 999
6 767 999


444 346
2 316

446 662
93 799
64 216
158 015
32 282
57 820
90 102
126 081
122 036
248 117
6 084
1 255
1 501 631
14 020

1 515 651
9 751 865
8 4 31 6

9 836 181
4 037 491
358 434


38 201

6084522
25 763
6 110 285
6 110 141
195 190
116 488
6 421819
6 421 819


439 607
1 920

441 527
88 227
56 9135
147 162
29 642
84 935
117 869
114 226
232 095
1 218
1 382 125
11 110



8 932 948
6 4 2 4 1

8 997 189
3 564 118
344 842


130 734

16 421 682
95 792
16 517 474
16 478 550
713 3592
703 473
17 8953575
17 764 401
100 379
30 595
670 981
559 393
6 224
2 210
1 238 808
288 400
205 799
494 199
105 474
185 299
288 773
391 874
391 098
782 972
15 797
6 583

2 630 948
2 128 515
36 205
4 293
4 799 961
18 088 259
1 3 30 5 3 49
204 126
45 941
31 643 675
12 007 796
910 509


130 973
16 367 633
104 143
16 471 776
16 439 832
675 486
684 174
17799 492
17 696 815
96 953
5 724

702 671
555 704
6 128
936
1 265 439
273 622
193 441
467 063
95 667
179 890
275 557
369 289
373 331
742 620
15 718
7 225

2 566 014
2 015 652
34 511
436
4 614 613
17 099 741
1 2 57 0 25 0
182 713
7 351
29 860 055
11 141 203
924 170


5.4
4,740


19.0
50.6
e75
259
27.7



59.3

16.9
35,153
21.1


6.9
6,186
1.12
33.4
20.1 )

698
251
26.9


62.4
62.8

15 7
~33748
28.2


9.6
20,320

1.05

Sl"

2,115
351


47.0



15.0

26.9


5.6
3.533






32 .


74.4






16.9


4.2
3,o62
1.ok
30.1
17.6
47.7
1,927
731
268

24.3

36

63.1

3(,754
16.5


4.2
2,835
1.04
28.6
16.8

681

259
23.9
71(.1
6.0


17.8
32,310


5.1
4,091
1.07
18.2

1,970
~796

253
26.4

74.1
50.8
59.2
16.9
33,018
21.6


7.7
7,797
1.14

56.o
2,346
1,ol3
253
29.0


6.9


35.659
26.9


8.9
18,043


33.6
78.7
3,796
2,026
347




49.0



27.7


3,110
1.o3
24.2
13.9
38-1

217
24(.2

74.


17.7
26,o91


0M1
M-2
10-01
1(M2
1~03
lus4
1(M5
10-46
11
12
13-41
1%02
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13-o4
14-01
14-02
15


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM NO.


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FR EIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWVAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing 138 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MOlifHS ENDED WITH JUNE 1940 AND 1939


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.


1940 1939 1940 1939 191o 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939


I ~~~ I I


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1~01
1@2


1(1

1(M2
13--03
13-04

14-1



14-02

15


I


* Exoludes evitohing time of train looomotives art initial rad final te~rminlro


rnge 2


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. .
2. Tramn-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
201. Ordinary. .
202. Light. .
2-3. Total. .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-4)1. Principal. . . . . .
3-)2. Helper. .
3-0. Light. .
3-04. Total. . . . . .
o5. Total steamodnly.. .......
~06. Total, electric only. .
3-YI. Total, other. .
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
34)8. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ...........
3-49. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ............
3-10. Electric locomotive units...............
3-11. Otherlocomotives.. ................
3-12.Total. . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-)1. Loaded, east. ................
4-02. Loaded, west ..................
4-03. Loaded, total.......... ........
4-)4. Empty, east.. . . . . .
4r)5. Empty, west. .................
4--06.Empty total.. . . . . .
4-4YI. Loaded and empty, east. .
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .
4--09. Loaded and empty, total..
4-10. Caboose,eastandw;est. .
4-11. Passenger-traincars (infre:igh;t tran) eatadws....
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders thousands;d:
5-01. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
5-03. Electrielocomotives. .
5-04. Otherlocomotives..................
545. Total. . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of carscontents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, st~eam locomotive trains. .
6-02. Total in oil-burning, team locomotive trains. .
6-0. Total in electrkclocomotive trains. .
44)4. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. ....
~05. Total in all freight trains..
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandssj. .
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ..
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:

10. Averge Nr ttrainsml ikhd~glgttrd:
1(ML Locomotive-miles (pricpd helper ..........
1(2. Loaded fr it car-miles..
1204 Totalfeihtar "'r (eeuding caboose. :
1(M5. Nross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders).

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12Net to -ies pr loaded ear-mile. .........
1201. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. .
1~02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound..
103. Percent loaded of total frei ht ear-miles (east and west). ...
13--0. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles.....
14. Averages per tramn-hour:
14--01. Train-miles. ..
14--02. Gross ton-miles (ex'cluding locomotives and tenders). .
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.. .


231 537
230 784 199
1 916 657
232 700 056
232 483 327
16 541 315
13 022 160
262 046 802
255 543 568
6 255 855
247 379
18 154 962
3 180 560
405 726
34 733
21775 981
4077 193
2 873 528
6 950 721
1565 888
2 790 930
4 356 818
5 643 081
5 664 458
11 307 539
226 971
51 744
53 414 443
12 449 781
1 344483
31 094
67 239 801
373 691 024
76 400 418
11 259 322
2 6 94 9
461 611 713
189 200 820
13 687 945


232 169
212 879 669
1 676 855
214 556 Sa4
214 391409
13 932 518
11 427 240
239 751 167
233 812 651
5 879 586
SB 930
16 880 132
2 987 580
345 254
15 396
20 226362
3 681 325
2 564 569
6 245894
1552165
2466 851
3 819 016
5 033 490
5 031 420
10 064 910
2O9 035
53 000

47 903 731
11 208 524
I 219 6*44
4 863
60 336762
325 246 385
69 040 812
9 939 348
4 8 54 5
404 275 090
160 730 134
12 670 429


56 659
80 399 996
1003 774
81 403 770
81 436 469
10 391 856
7 561 198
99 389 523
94 263440
5 089 574
36 509
10 049 104
8 068
5343630
21 724
1 4;22 526
1 687 353
967 958
2 655 291
484 259
1204137
1688 396
2 171 592
2 172 095
4 343 687
81 918
12 360
24 091 014
6 153
872 321
3 887
24 973 575
169 790 426
15 364
8 551 658
12 40 2
178 369 850
75 284 228
5 323 633


56 865
71 618 557
847 820
72 466 377
72 483 045
8 748 801
6 530 735
87 762 571
62 801 686
4 929 910
30 973
9 133 465
7 718
295 792
11 520
9 448 495
1479 636
865 959
2 345 595
422 231
1029 609
1451 840
1 901 867
1 895 568
3 797 435
73 a95
12 560
21 05 5 30
6 255
836 818
2956
21901 369
145 381 074
14 968
7 788 373
10 6 68
153 195 097
62 693 111
4 649 125


5 931
10 264 125
129 221
10 393 346
10 396 795
584 821
560 661
11548 277
10 978 199
564 078

1 179 257
25 624
1204881
210 15
245 241
455 376
189 223
156 698
345 921
399 358
401 959
801 297
10 690
600
3 777 080
260 343
4 037423
37 119 568
1 514 822
38 634 390
20 654 419
713 578


5 941
8 429 966
86 806
6 516 772
8 519 326
592 966
418 310
9 530 604
8916 258
414 346

875 873
16 915
892 788
166 65
180 136
546 771
132 820
118 591
251 411
299 455
298 727
58 iB734
647
3 004 195
193 306
3197 501
26 972 741
1 117 758
26 090 499
14 554 424
553 754


38 105
40 650 784
250 565
4 0 901 54 9
40 906 505
1 486 347
774 632
43167 484
43167 484


2 841 502
35 688

2 877 190
564 39
424 122
986 461
234 333
364 731
599064 :
798 672
788 853
1 587 525
38 962
7 503
9 502 996
125 760

9 628 758
61 968 519
784 183

62 752 70s
25 537 715
2 357 095


38 220
37 924 326
185 573
38 109 899
38 109 446
1 234 887
712 236
40 056 569
40 056 569


2 719 505
30 243

2749748
531 029
579 086
910 115
198 287
343 367
541 65
729 316
722 453
1 451 769
36 178

8 630 282
125 576

8 755 858
55 349 396
733 730

56 083 126
21918 144
2 172 831


130 842
99 469 294
533 097
100 002 391
99 743 558
4 078 291
4 125 669
107 947 516
107 134 445
602 203
210 870
4 085 099
3 136 804
36472
13 00 9
7271384
1615 386
1 236 207
2 851 593
658 073
1065 364
1723437
2 273 459
2 301 571
4 575 0 0
95 401
31 261
16 043 351
12 317 868
211 819
27 207
26 600 245
104 618 511
75 600 871
1 192 842
24 8 54
181 654 771
67 724 458
5 493 639


131


95 463
95 279
3 555
3 765
1029601
102i!038
535
27
4 151
2 949

7137
1504
2 645
598
975
1574
2 102
2 114
4 217
9O

15 813
11 076
189
1
26 482
97 543
68 292
1 033
37
166 906
61 565
5 894


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25.7


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POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


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ision IIIIUIII~lRsl3162 85 587 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statemenlt No. M-211 (os-A5)

BUREAU OF STATISTICS JULY 1940

FRtEIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing Ij8 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1940 AND 1939


Subject to revi


ITEM


ITEM NO.


1940 |


1939


194o


1940


1940


1940


1939


56 614
13 305 945
183 682
13469s627
13 494 886
1761479
1 224 578
16 480 943
15 582 370
689 779
8 7 94
1 755 153
5 4 9 a
5 5 6 32
5 862
16820 145
280 962
163 667
444 629
79 265
202 404
281 669
360 227
366 071
726 298
13 561
2 639
4 005 087
2 714
155 069
1053
4 163 923
29 104 308
8 57 1
1 510 486
2 78 8
50 625 955
13 332 756
8 83 8 2 O


130 716
17 364 630
107 204
17471834
17 428 502
720 801
757 914
18 907 217
18 763 455
107 319
3 6 4 4 3
753 036
58 5 4 O2
6 27 9
2 880
13471597
269 055
208 777
497 832
114 003
202 199
316 202
403 056
410 976
814 034
16 751
7 043
2 650 815
2148 669
38 071
4 578
5 042 133
19 421 96
1 5 59 396
220 889
5 o 790
33 052 471
12 686 529
9 65 27 3


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month.. .... ...
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-)1. Ordinary.. .
2--02. Light. .
2-03. Total. . . . . -
3. Road locomotive-miles:
E-01. Principal . . . . .
3-0.Helper.. .. ...............
3-03. Light. .................
304. Total. . . . . . .
505. Total, steam only. .
3-06. Total, electric only. .
507. Total, other. .
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
508. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .
509. Oil-burning steam locomotives...... .
3-10. Electric locomotive units. ..............
3-11. Otherlocomotives....... ....... ..
3-12. Total. . . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded,east.. ...............
4-42. Loaded, west. ..................
4-43. Loaded, total. .
4-04.Empty,east. .
4-)5. Empty,west. .
4-06. Empty total..
4-07. Loaded and empty, east.
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. .
4-09. Loaded and empty, total.
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. .
4-11. Passenger-train cars tin freight trains), east andwest. ..
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burningsteam locomotives. .
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives..............
54)3. Electric locomotives. ................
54)4. Otherlocomotives.. .. ... ..
5-05. Total. . . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands):
6-41. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. .
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. ....
6-05. Total in all freight trains. ...............
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). ........
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ....
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-0. Train-miles, ordinary. .
9-2. Net ton-miles. .
10. Averages per train-mile (exceluding light trains):
1(M)1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper).. .........
10--02. Loaded freightecar-miles. ...............
1(M)3. Empty freight ear-miles. ...............
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose). .
1(M5. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .....
1(M)6. Net ton-miles. .
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ...

12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .......
13. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eas~tbound. .
13-02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. .
13-03. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west). .
13-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. .
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locmotives and tenders). ....-
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.*...


231 355
38 889 456
349 766
39 239 222
39 201 874
2 790 678
2 187 426
44 179 978
43 052 080
1 082 661
4 5 2 37

3 147 073
5 91 4 26
6 5 9 97
8 742
3813238
692 960
484 137
1 177 097
265 723
487 163
752 886
958 683
971 300
1 929 963
38 308
11 011

9 004 580
2164 227
232 922
5 631
11 407 360
64 675 639
1 3 4 47 3 89
1 964 445
5 3 57 3
80 341 051
33 713 281
2 3 32 O 8


231 680
L6 i7d 609
310 36
L6 5dL 05
16 058 L63
2!421 970
1 961 766
iO 941 9P99
i9 944 618
988 135
1 1 24 6

2 871 156
5 54 8 6 0
5 4 5 99
2 154
3 482 169
642 849
450 068
1 092 917
i236 865
435 439
672 304
879 714
885 507
1 765 221
35 655
11 256

8 189 001
2 006 286
210 620
1022
.0 406 929

i8 149 024
- 2 6 6 5 24
1 753 933
9 0 73
r2 572 554
:9 829 040
2 16 1 3 2 8


56 770
11 820 307
147 250
11967 557
11 972 377
1 438929
1 065 823
14 477 129
13 666 699
8O6 238
4 1 9 2
1 521 673
a 97 6
4 5 12 O
708
1570 477
249 931
146 595
396 526
67 885
172 600
240 485
-317 816
319 195
637 Oil
la 104
a 463
3 499 848
2 627
137 370
424
3 640 269
24 942 277
7 4 4 O
1 337 407
94 5
26 288 069
11 101 724
7 64 6 4 3


5 930
1 748 120
20 292
1768 412
1 768 968
88 615
86 460
1 944 063
1 858 500
85 565

197 030
4 O8 5

201116
Sa5334
47 452
79 766
37 893
23 777
61 670
70 227
71 209
141 436
1 818
102
642 621
39 782
682 403
6 618 459

233 068
6 851 527
3 674 978
11 8 O8 1


5 940
1 634 946
15 503
1 650 449
1 650 962
76 552
82 379
1 809 893
1 732 048
77 845

177 510
3 5 2 O

181 030
30 448
43 172
73 620
34 358
22 627
56 985
64 806
65 799
130 605
1 688
107
594 419
36 140
630 559
6 121 835

212 398
6 334 233
3 405 788
110 6 1


38 095
6 470 761
38 588
6 509349
6 509 518
219 783
118 454
6 847 755
6 847 755


441 854
2 5 26

444 380

90 609
64 261
154 870
34 562
58 783
93 345
125 171
123 044
248 215
6 178
1 227
1 506 057
12 844

1 518 901
9 731 476
7 9 6 2 2

9 611 098
4 019 018
3 64 8 3 4


38 200
6 024 035
28 846
6 052 881
6 053 359
197 965
114 407
6 365 731
6 365 731


430 413
1 7 48

432141

85 589
60 851
146 440
29 876
51 892
81 768
115 465
112 743
228 208
5 691
1 184

1 381 769
11 269

1 393 038
8 912 740
6 3 6 O2

8 976 342
3 a66 629
3 41 4 3 O


130 970
16 793 321
118 697
16 912 018
16 881 565
708 524
699 157
18 289 246
18 178 140
104 O52
7 OS4
741 560
5 49 5 56
5 95 9
1 446
1298 521
276 881
199 450
476 331
104 746
188 320
293 066
381 627
387 770
769 397
16 .LY2
7 502
2 712 965
1992 390
37 110
598
4 745 063
18 172 172
1 2 5 8 4 62
204 128
8 12 8
30 973 910
11 657 899
9 44 9 4


5.4
4,701
1.07


2 066
867
258
28.6



58.9
16.8
3L1,451
21.5


7.6
7.597



54.6
2,302
1,002
253
30o.0
78.0
44.7
61.2
63.2
15.3
34,652
27.6


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6,3os
1.12

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251
28.0

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62.2
63.o
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18,485
1.05
45.0
3.9 9
79.9
3,874
2,082
344
46.2

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6 .6
5 .1
41.4

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27.2


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1.o4
28.7
18.2
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267
25.5
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2,871
1.ok
28,4
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259
24.5
72,6

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13-04
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4,150
1.07
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27.3





16.9
33,578
21.5


9.5
19,991
1.05
45.6
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3,919
2,102
351
46.1
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58,o24
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alnd final terminatle.


US DEPO9tTORY


EASTERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.

1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939

AGGREGATES
1. Milesof road operatedat close of month. .. .. .. .. .. 231 507 232 128 56 64 9 56 853 5 931 3 941 38 1039 36 217 130 824 131 117 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
3-01. Ordmary. .269 673 655 249 152 278 93 705 941 83 438 864 1 2 012 245S 10 064 912 47 121 54 5 4 3 948 361 116 633 924 111 700 141 M-1
2-2. Light. 266 423 1 987 151 1 187 456 995 070 149 513 102 309 289 153 214 419 640 501 675 353 M2-
S-03. TotaL.................... 271 940 07 8 251 l39 429 94 693397 84 433934 12161i758 10 167 221 47 410 698 44 162 780 117 474225 112575 4 94 E03
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-0. Principal. 271 685 201 250 949 672 94 931 355 84 455 422 12 165 763 10 170 ass 47 416 023 44 162 805 117 172 060 112 161 157 8-4)1
302. H~e r.. .......19 331 993 16 354 4rj8 2 153 535 10 187 730 673 436 469 520 1 706 130 1 432 852 4 799 092 4 264 386 IM2
808. Lt ............ 15 209 586 133589 006 8 785 776 7 596 548 647 141 500 689 b93086e 826 643 4 683 583 4 465 126 OSW
MU4. Toa .. .................. ..306 226 780 260 693 166 115 870 466 0 2 239 700 134*86 340 11 140 497 50 015 23 9 46 422 300 126 854 735 120 890 669 364
IMS. Total, team only.. .................298 595648 273 755 269 109 845 810 96 466 387 12 816 699 10 648 306 50 015 23 9 46 422 300. 125 897 900 120 216 276 305
iM6. Total, electric only. ? 33 516 6 867 721 5 979 353 5 736 148 649 641 492 191 709 522 639 362 8-06
P7. Total, other. 292 616 70 176 45 303 35 165 247 313 35 011 8-07
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .21 302 017 19 751 208 11 804 257 10 655 138 1 376 287 1 053 383 3 283 356 3 149 918 4 838 117 4 898 849 &-08
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 772 004 3 541 840 115166 10 694 38 214 31 971 3 722 224 3 499 175 P0
3-10. Electric locomotive units. .... ........ 471 723 399 853 399 262 340 912 29 710 20 435 42 751 38 506 3-10
3-11. Otherlocomotives................... 43 475 17 550 27 586 12 228 15 889 5 522 8-11
a-12. Total. ... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1 25 589 219 2 3 710 531 12 242 671 11 018 973 1 405 997 1 073 818 3 321 57 0 3 181 889 8 616 981 8 435 852 3-2
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east.. 4 770 153 4 324 174 1 968 295 1 729 567 242 469 197 083 654 94 8 616 618 1 904 441 1 780 906 4-01
4-02. Loaded, west. 3 357 665 3 014 637 1 131625 1 012 554 292 657 223 308 *88 383 439 937 1 444 984 1 338 838 4-0
4--08.Loaded; total. 1271818 7 338 81 3 099 920 2742 121 535 142 420 391 1 143 331 1 056 555 5 49 425 3119 744 4-e
4-04. Empty, esat.. 1 b31 611 1 589 030 565 524 490 116 227 116 167 178 268 895 226 163 772 076 703 573 64-4
4-05. Empty, west. 3 278 094 Z 902 290 1 406 541 1 202 209 180 475 141 818 423 514 395 259 1 267 564 1 163 404 4-05
4-06. Empty, total.. 5 109 705' 4 491 320- 1 970 065 1 698 325 407 591 308 396 692 409 623 422. 2 039 640 1 867 177 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east 6 601 764 5 913 204 2 531 81 9 2 219 683 469 585 364 261 923 84 3 844 7r81 2 676 517 2 484 479 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, weet. .6 635 759 5 916 927 2 958 166 2 214 763 473 148 364 526 911 897 835 196 2 712 548 2 SQ8 442 4-08
4-09. Loaded~and empty, total.. 13 237 523 11 830 131 5 069 985 4 434 446 942 735 728 787 1 b35 740 1 679 977 5 389 065 4 966 921 409
4-10. Caboose,eastandwest. 265 279g 244 690 95 47 9 85 399 12 508B 10 422 45 14 0 41 869 112 152 107 000 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars tin freighttirains),east andwest. 62 755 64 257 14 999 15 024 702 754 6 730 8 964 38 524 59 495 4--11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
&-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives.. 62 418 878 56 092 732 28 096 101 241 555 188 4 419 701 3 598 414 11 009 055 10 012 051 18 8)94 021' 17 926 879 5-01
M42. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .14 614 153 13 814 810 8 867 6 882 138 604 136 845 14 466 682 13 069 085 5-02
5--0. Electric locomotives. 1 577 405 1 430 264 1 027 590 974 188 300 125 229 446 249 890 226 630 5-08
5-04. Other locomotives. 3 6 7 25 5 8 85 4 94 O 3 3 8 31 7 85 2 50 5 5-04
5-05. Total. 78 647 161 70 743 631 89 137 298 25 541 638 4 719 826 3 826 060 11 147 659 10 146 896 35 642 578 31 225 097 5-45
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands,) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .438 565 291 383 395 409 198 694 733 170 323 551 4 3 738 027 33 094 576 71 699 495 6** 262 136 124 233 036 115 715 346 ~01
6-02 Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .Y .. 8 48 678 1 701 536 23 735 22 408 6~63 805 797 532 88 961 138 80 881 596 M2
448. Total in electric locomotive trains. 13 223 767 11 693 281 10 062 146 9 125 780 1 747 890 1 330 156 1 413 731 1 237 345 6-08
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 314 527 57 618 15 190 11 427 299 357 45 991 6-04
6~-45. Totalin all freight trains. .54 1 952 26 3 476 847 644 206 995 804 179 483 166 45 485 917 34 424 732 72 563 300 65 059 468 214 907 242 197 860 278 &-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandsis. 222 906 106 190 559 173 88 616 984 7 3 793 835 24 329 397 17 958 210 29 556 733 25 583 772 80 408 992 73 223 356 7
8. Train-houre (including train-switching hours at way stations). 16 215 54 9 14 831 757 6 207 445 5 413 768 831 659 664 115 2 721 92 9 2 514 261 6 454 516 6 239 613 8
AVERAGES
9 Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary.. 5.5 51786995so5854424o 0
>-0. Nt tn-ntes ,52 3,727,344 6,123 19, 259 14, 258 3,64 3.15 2,sa5 2,634 WEz
10. Av~erages per train-mile (excluding light triains):lob ~ Ull 10 .51.)10 0 4 10
10-41. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper) 1. 101. 11106.0104.010 10 11
1(42. Loadedfireigh tar-miles. 0.1 29.5 33.1 32.8 44.6 41l.8 24.3 24.o 28.7 27.9 1M2t
1(U3. Emt iegt car-miles..1. 18.0 21.0 20.3 J3.9 j0.6 14(.7 1.17416.7 1MS3
1M-4. Tot~lri~ car-miles (excluding caboose). 49.1 47-5 54.1 53.1 78.5 72 .4 39.0 382 6.1 446 1P04
10-45.Grosston-milea sxexludinglocomotives and tenders). 2,01 1.9142,3 2,151 3,7s 1 3,420 1,ko1,4o183 ,7 1~051
10-6. Net ton-miles. 87 765 96s 2,025 1,78467 8 6865 u
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 257 252 251 250 350 344 223 219 265 P58 11
12 Netton-milesperloadedear-mile. . ... .1 27.4 26.0 28.6 26.9 45.5 42.7 25.9 24.2p 24.o 23.5 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles, eastbound.. F~ 7237* 7. 79 65.1 7097.o7* 1. 84
18-02. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles, westbound. .5.5.946 .71.6135.52753.35.5 1 2
1P08. Percent loaded of total frei ht car-miles (east and west). 61. 62. 61.1 61.8 56.857. 62*3 62.9 62.2 62.6 13-03
1%04. Percent eastbound of total laded freight ear-miles. .58.7 58.9 63.5 63.1 45.32 6.9 57. 3i 5562.9 7. 15-4
14. Averanes per train-hour:
14-1. rai-mles 6. 169 1.315.6 14.6 5. 17.4 17.6 18. 1.o 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles excluding locomotives and tenders). ..3,422 j2,1503369315546 5,526 5958733 963 71 1-2
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.*. .1 20.8 21.2 26.6 27.0 28.0 26.a 16.3 16.9 16.2 16.7 15
U. 5. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1940--a-245434
SExoludes switching time of train looom~otives at initial and final terminals.


Page a


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 128 reports of freight train statistics representing 1)g railwrays
(SWITCHING AND TERMIINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1940 AND 1939








Subject to revision 31262 08851 5225 ITRTT O MRECM ISO ttmn o -1(sA
BUREAU OF STATISTICS AUGUST 1940
umdV. O~ ag I FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
DOrUIfSCU PE Compiled from 188 reports of freight train statistics representing 138 railways

I .:- _I(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF AUdUSF, 1940 AND 1939
U.S. DEPOMlTORY


19l4o_ 1939 194o _1 1939 194o 1939 _I 194o 1939 1 94o 1939


I~--~---~------I ~------I I .


*ExJoludes evitching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.


ITEM


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month. ....... ....
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
UMl. Ordmnary.. ..
202. Light .
2--03. Total..
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal. .
%-2. Helper.. .
~03. Light. .. ....
3-04. Total. .
~05. Total steam only. .
3-6. Total, electric only. .
~07. Total other. .
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
~08. Coal-burning steam locomotives............
309. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
3-1. Electric locomotive units....... .....
3-11. Other locomotives.. .
3-12. Total..
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-)1. Loaded, east.. .
P02. Loaded, west .
4-03. Loaded, total. .
4-44. Empty, east. .
4-4)5. Empty, west. .
4--06. Empty total..
44)7. Loadled and empty, east. .
4--08. Loaded and empty, west .
4-)9. Loaded and empty total. .
4-10. Caboose, eastandwbest. .
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. ..
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
501. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. .
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .
5-03. Electrkclocomotives. ..
5-04. Other locomotives. .
5-05. Total.....
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands) :
~01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ......
MS. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
03. Total in electric locomotive trains. .
~04. Total in other locomotive and motor war trains..
6-4)5. Total in all freight trains. .
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and non revenue (thousands).
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stationss. ..
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Ml1. Train-miles, ordinary. .
%02. Net ton-miles..
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light tramns):
1(ML Locomotive-miles (principal and helper). ......
10-02. Loadedfreightear-miles...............
1@3. Empty freight car-miles....... ..
1~04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose). .......
1(M5. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ....
1-06. Net ton-miles..
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ...
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. ...... .
13. Car-mile ratios:
1301. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles,~ eastbound.
1502. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, westbound. .
13-3. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west). .
1504. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. .
14--02. Gross ton-miles iexcludingliocomotives and tenders). ....
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours." ..


2 31 36 9

40 272 001
405 631
40 677 632
40 641 016
2 915 409
2 369 026
45 925 451
44 805 355
1 081 290
38 806

3 299 856
6 13 8 5 0
64 690
7 260
3 985 656
746 267
519 23.2
1 265 499
261 002
500 584
761 586
1007 269
1 019 616
2 027 085
39 ase
9 89 4

9 417 669
2 223 056
236 079
3 6 47
11 880 451
69 340 313
13 712 934
1 9 96 3 2 0
3 2 34 9
85 081 916
3 6 3 98 2 9 4
2 4 6 3 3 9


2 31 9 1
37 251 786
317 694
37 c69 480
37 538 380
2 481 169
2 034 388
(2 053 937
41 057 187
984 467
12 283
3 117 520
5 89 4 O1
57 5a8
3 484
3 767 933
658 077
470 161
1 128 238
244 021
447 240
691 261
902 098
917 401
1 619 499
36 563
1 2 isa
8 484 510
1 977 649
211 756
1 08 4
10 674 999
61 386 068
12 109 653
1 7 54 8 35
11 17 0
75 261 726
3 1 3 97 4 74
2 27 O 7 1 5


5 6 6 1 7

13 675 261
188 569
13 863 830
13 h69 479
1 600 776
1 308 695
16 978 952
16 102 725
6~67 533
8 694
1 806 957
3 5 8 8
53 520
4 980
1 869 045
298 209
175 861
474 070
79 651
199 410
279 061
377 860
375 271
753 131
13 965
2 26 4
4 140 213
3 545
150 473
9 5 0
4 595 181

30 593 332
12 189
1 5 08 8 8 7
a 5 32
32 116 940
1 4 9 4 8 9 3
9 2 O 4 75


5 6 7 5 2

12 118 392
151 256
12 269 650
12 273 188
1 487 441
1 102 120
14 862 749
14 065 766
792 050
4 933

1 634 926
3 6 4 2
46 536
1 456
1 686 562
252 812
154 645
407 457
71 357
169 993
241 350
324 169
324 638
648 807
12 385
2 55 9

3 589 207
3 370
133 857
4 8 0
3 726 914
25 711 106
12 467
1 31 2 2 8 7
1 4 19
27 037 281
1 1 6 49 5 o3
8 OO17 9


5 9 30
1774 995
22 065
1 797 060
1 797 623
96 652
92 793
1 987 068
1 897 069
89 999

207 975
4 078
212 053
34 432
49 507
83 939
37 814
22 943
60 757
72 246
72 450
144 696
1 84 9
10 2
659 113
42 238

701 351
6 895 943
2 35 8 69
7 131712
3 8 95 0 5 o
1 24 4 O7


3 8 0 6 1
6 509 018
47 797
6 556 915
6 560 672
229 286
122 610
6 912 568
6 912 568


467 659
2 9 2 2

470 581
94 608
70 456
165 064
3 4 02 8
57 459
91 487
128 636
127 915
256 551
6 226
1 20 0
1 540 870
13 755

1 554 625
10 278 205
85 553

10 363 758
4 4 O6 2 29
37 9 5 50


1 30 7 6 1
18 312 727
147 200
18 459 927
18 413 244
768 693
844 928
20 046 863
19 892 993
123 758
30 112
817 265
6 07 34 O
7 O92
2 280
1 433 977
319 018
223 408
542 426
109 5`00
220 772
330 281
428 527
444 180
872 707
17 782
6 32 8

3 077 473
2 205 756
435 368
o 69 7
5 329 294
21 $72 933
13 615 192
2 51 5 64
2 9 817
35 469 506
1 3 8 02 12 2
1 03 5 9 O7


5 9 4 o
1 701 839
19 200
1 721 039
1 721 646
82 475
86 593
1 990 714
1 809 579
81 135

199 820
75

203 557
30 326
46 979
77 305
37 101
21 845
58 946
67 427
68 824
136 251
1 759
10 0
622 474
37 472

659 946
6 448 214
2 19 0 69
6 667 283
3 59 O 92 1
1 17 9 O1


3 8 1 59
6 054 797
27 144
6 081 941
6 082 009
217 382
111 979
6 411 370
6 411 370


453 566


455 756
84 997
64 227
149 224
32 158
52 734
84 892
117 155
116 961
234 116
5 727

1 395 108
11 561

1 406 669
9 205 450
65 057

9 270 507
5 8 2 7 8 68
3 52 5 87


1 31 05 0
17 376 758
120 093
17 496 850
17 461 537
693 871
733 696
18 889 104
18 770 472
111 282
7 350

829 208
5 8 56 9
7 253
a 028
1 422 058

289 942
204 310
494 252
103 405
202 668
306 073
393 347
406 976
800 325
16 692
as 267
2 877 721
1 962 718
40 427
eg 4
4 881 470
20 021 296
12 032 129
2 2 4 79 -
9 75 1
32 286 655
1 2 3 29 1 82
1 0 00 04 8


5.6
5,075



50*3


259


74.1
50.9
59.o
16.5
34,581
21.2


6.9
6,622
1.12

53.5


251
28.6

78.0
47.6
62.8
62.0

15*3
33,789
29.0


4.5
3,405
1.04
29*6
18.0
47.6


266

25.4
74.4
50*3


17.8
34, 24o
16.7


1.ok
28.5
17.6
1(6.1
1, 858
710
258
24.9
73.7
50.2
61.8
58.7

17.5
32,285
17.6


5.2
4,367
1.07


2,020
84)
254
27**
72.9

58*3



22.2


7.8



15.1
254.



253
30.2


62.9
62.9
15.1
34 892
27.1


9.7
21,188
1.o5


4, 08
2,194
353
46.4

47.7

8o

14.4
57,326
28.2


9.2
19,Box


47
3, 918
2,110
349
46.5


X56. i

14.6
56,550
28.6


1.ok

39.4


225
26.7

7.1

57*3
17*3
27,3o5
16,7


5.1
3,236
1.ok
24.7
14.0
38.7


219
25.7



6j .7 J

17.2
26,93
17.4


Bl1
M-2
I(MI
10-2
1M)3
10-04
1(M5
10-06
11
12
1301
1~02
13-03
1b04
14-01
1402
15


ITEMNO


SOUTHERN DISTRICT


EASTERN DISTRICT


UNITED STATES


WESTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION





















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT -WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEIV NO.


1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939


I i I I I 1 1~1 I I


_ __I


Page 2


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month. ?
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
201. Ordinary. .
2-4)2. Light. .
PA)3. Total. .
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-1. Principal. . . . . . .
3-02LHelper.. . . . . .
-03. Lght. .... ......
~04. Total. .
MS5. Total, steam only..
3-46. Total, electric only. .
3-07. Total, other. .
Tramn-switching locomotive-miles:
3-8. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ............
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives......... ...
3-10. Electric locomotive units. ...............
3-11. Other locomotives. .
3-12. Total. .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east. .
4--02. Loaded, west. .
4--03. Loaded, total. .
4-44. Empty, east. .
4-05. Empty,west..
4-4)6. Empty total.. . . . . .
4-07. Loaded and empty, east.
4-)8. Loaded and empty, west. .
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. ...............
4-10. Caboose, east and west. ................
4-11. Passenger-train cars tinfireighttirains), east and west. ....
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ............
5--02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .............
5--03. Electric locomotives. ................
5-4. Otherlocomotives.. ................
~0 5. Total. . . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands) :
6-4)1. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. .
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. ........
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains.. .........
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. ....
6-4)5 Total in all freight trains. ...............
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands).
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ..
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-0. Train-miles, ordinary. .
~02. Net ton-miles. .
10. Averages per train-mile (xcluding light trins):
1M)1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper)..
10-02. Loaded freight ear-miles. .
14-03. Empty freight car-miles.
1@04. Total freightecar-miles (excluding caboose). ........
1(M5. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders)..
10-06. Net ton-miles. .

11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .
13. Car-mile ratios:
1~01. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbollnd.
1~02. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, westbound. .
1303. Percent loaded of total frei ht ear-miles (east and west). ...
13-44. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. .....
14. Averages per train-hour:

14-02 Gos tmo iles (excludi ig locomotives a Id ter de s). .....
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* ..


231 488

309 945 656
2 672 054
312 617 710
312 326 217
22 247 402
17 578 612
352 152 231
343 401 OO3
6 419 806
331 422

24 601 873
4 385 854
5 36 4 13
50 735
29 574 875

5 516 420
3 876 897
9 393 317
2 092 613
3 778 678
5 871 291
7 609 033
7 655 575
15 264 608
305 101
72 64 9

71 836 547
1 6 837 20 9
1 81 3 4 84
40 372
90 527 612

507 908 155
10 3 5 61 6 1 2
15 220 087
3 46 87 6
627 036 730
259 307 260
1 8 6 75 8 9 8


232 101

286 404 064
2 304 845
288 706 909
288 488 052
18 835 657
15 423 394
322 747 103
314 812 456
7 852 188
82 459

22 868 808
4 131 241
S5 7 3 8 1
21 034
27 478 464

4 982 251
3 484 798
8 467 049
1 833 051
3 349 530
5 182 581
o 815 302
6 834 328
13 649 630
282 253
76 439

64 577 242
15 19 a 4 5 9
1 6 42 0 20
6 969
01418 690

444 781 476
9 3 a 1 9 ag
13 448 116
6 87 88
$52 109 369
221 956 648
1 710 24 72


56 64 5

107 381 202
1 376 025
108 757 227
108 b00 834
13 954 113
10 094 471
132 b49 418
125 948 535
6 846 886
53 997
13 611 214
15154
4 52 7 8 2
32 564
14 111 716
2 266 504
1 307 486
3 573 990
643 17 5
1605 951
2 249 126
2 909 679
2 913 437
5 823116
109 444
17 26 3
32 236 314
1 2 4 1 2
1 17 7 8 63
5 890
33 432 47 9

229 490 616
3 5 9 24
11 571 093
17 7 2 2
241 115 295
102 911 87 8
7 127 92 9


56 842

95 557 256
1 146 328
96 703 584
96 728 610
11675 171
8 698 668
117 102 449
110 534 153
6 528 196
40 098
12 290 064
14 336
38 7 4 5 O
13 684
12 705 534

1 982 379
1 167 199
3 149 578
561 473
1 372 202
1 933 675
2 543 852
2 539 401
5 083 253
97 784
17 583
28 144 395
1 2 2 5 2
1 10 80 4 5
3 860
29 268 552

196 034 459
3 4 8 7 5
10 438 067
1 3 0 4 6
206 52?0 447
85 443 338
6 21 3 9 4 7


5 970
13 787 24 0
171 578
13 958 818
13 963 386
770 088
739 934
15 473 408
14 733 768
739 640

1 584 262
3 3 7 8 a

1 618 050
276 901
342 180
619 081
264 930
203 418
468 34 8
541 831
545 598
1 087 429
14 357
804

5 078 814
3 42 36 3

5 421 17 7

50 633 870
1 983 759

52 617 629
28 224 447
9 56 6 6


5 941
11766 751
121 509
11 888 260
11 891 934
551 995
587 282
13 031 211
12 457 885
573 326

1 253 203
a 4 17 2
1 277 375
227 409
270 287
497 696
204 279
163 063
567 342
431 688
433 350
965 038
12 181
854
4 221 0988
2 66 9 1 8

4 488 006
39 542 790
1 549 225

41092 015
21 549131
7 82 O 1 6


38 098
53 630 563
336 950
53 967 513

53 976 695
1935 416
1015 696
56 927 807
56 927 807


3 751 015
41136

3 792 151
749 556
558 839
1 308 395
302 923
480 973
783 896
1 052 479
1 039 812
2 092 291
51 366
9 930
12 549 925
15 2 35 9

12 702 284
81 977 700
9 49 3 5 8

82 927 058
33 962 962
3 10 1 4 79


38 211
50 003 158
241 563
50 244 721
50 244 814
1650 234
938 622
52 833 670
52 833 670


3 603 484
34 161

3 637 645
701 615
504 164
1 205 779
260 321
447 993
708 314
961 936
952 157
1914 093
48 596
10 240
11 407 159
14 8 4 o6

11555 565
73 467 586
8 62 3 89

74 329 975
29 411 640
2 8 66 8 4 8


130 815

135 146 651
787 501
135 934 152
135 585 302
5 587 785
5 726 511
14 6 901 598
145 790 893
833 280
277 425

5 655 382
4 329 564
4 9 84 3
18 169
10 052 958
2 223 459
1 668 392
3 @91 851
b81 585
1 488 336
2 369 921
3 105 04 4
3 156 728
6 261772
129 934
44 652

21 971 494
1 6 6 72 4 3 8
2 9 25 8
34 482
38 971 67 2
145 605 969
10 2 5 76 3 3 0
1 665 295
3 29 15 4
250 376 748
94 207 973
7 4 9 4 2 4


131 107

129 076 8999
795 445
129 872 344(
129 622 694
4 958 257
5 198 622
139 779 773
138 986 748
750 664
42 561

5 722 057
4 082 744
4 5 7 59
7 350
9 857 910
2 070 648
1 543 148
3 613 996
806 978
L 366 272
2 173 250
2! 877 826
2 909 420
5 787 246
123 692
47 762

20 804 600
1 5 O 31 8 O1
2 67 05 7
3 109
36 106 567

135 736 641
9 2 9 13 7 25
1 460 824
5 5 74 2
230 166 932
85 552 539
7 2 39 66 1


1.12
33.0
20.2
5 *2
2, 61
894

250
27.1


62.o
62.9

33,23
28.0


5.5
4,591
1.07
0.3




257
27.6

72.5
50.6

18.7

33 57
20.9


5.1
3,935
1.06
29.6
18.1
47*
1,92
775

252
26.2
731
1.o

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21.4


7.8 "
7,446




958

252
28.8

77.9
44.
61.
63.4

3t53
26.7


9.5
19,507
1.06
44.9
34.0

2,047

350
45.6




1.7

55 d 6
28.0


8.2
14,927
1.05





3 4

43.3

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15.7

52,54
27.1


1.ok
24.4
14.6

3 3

223
26.o

71.2

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26,73
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5.4
3,168

24.1
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219
24.4

72.9

58.2

25 92
16.9


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1.ok
28.8

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24.2

71.6

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2,685
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1~03
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11
12

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140

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*Exoludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.
# Represents an average of thle mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.


INTERSTATE COM~MERO~E CO~:MMSSIONI~

BUrREAU -OF S TAIST;ICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS $ I~n $TEM RILWAYSV:~ JR715 1ITE.D STATES-
Compiled from 1283 reports of freight train statistics representing 138 railwsays
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1940 AND 1939


















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER 9 REGION ITEM NO.

194o 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month. .2 1308 231937566 56 7859 0 9 4 38O61 38159130699131066 1
2. Train-miles (loc~omotive-propelled and motorcar trains): 3 0 3 3 6685 18 ~ 3 943 61 8191069116
201. Ordinary. ..................... 40 073 336 39 464 459 13 445 723 12 854 944 1 724 273 1 786 940 6 555 348 6 279 615 18 547 992 18 542 960 201
02.2 Light. 00 524 372 207 205 894 186 514 18 785 ;23 674 42 938 29 836 132 907 132 183 M02
2-03. Total. 40 473 860 39 836 666 13 651 617 13 041 458 1 743 058 1 810 614 6 398 286 6 309 451 18 680 899 18 675 143 E03
3. Road locomotive-miles:
801. Principal................... 40436 648 39811015 13 657 619 13 047 733 1 74 649 1 811 374 6 397 917 63510 582 18 637463 18 641 326 ~01
3-02. Helper.. 2 948 927 3 010 996 1774 121 1 805 556 93 820 104 325 231 254 246 575 849 732 854 540 5-2
S03. Light. 2 376 065 2 407 197 1 305 473 1 301007 89 507 97 753 120 711 121 655 860 374 886 782 3--0
%4.Q Total. ... 45 761 640 45 229 208 16 737 213 16 154 296 1 926 976 2 013 452 6 749 882 6 678 812 20 347 569 20 382 648 304
MS). Total steam only. 4 4 654 208 44 174 402 15 870 472 15 322 009 1 836 817 1 920 646 6 749 682 6 678 812 20 197 037 20 252 935 0
-06. Total, electric only. .....1 070 18L 1 036 663 851 945 827 155 90 159 92 806 128 077 116 702 %06
807. Total other. 7 251 18 143 14 796 5 132 -- -22 455 13 011 SQ7
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
~08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. 3 277 289 3 306 026 1 782 105 1 743 839 196 199 205 871 474 185 480 155 824 800 676 161 0
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .6 O4 61 8 6 32 8 12 2 7 72 3 5 6 4 4 82 2 6 28 9 7 6 4 6 26 9 28 ~09
3--10. Electric locomotive nnits. ........ ..68 704 58 956 56 228 47 014 4 265 3 967 8 211 7 975 8-10
2-11. Other locomotives.. 7 770 3 552 4 662 2 142 -* 3 108 1 410 -11
3-2.Totat .... .. ... .. .. .1 3 958 381 4 C01 346 18i45767 1 796 253 200 464 209 838 478 667 482 783 1 433 483 1 512 474 81
4. Car-miles thousandsa):
4-01. Loaded, east.. ...... 771 521 757 620 301 322 295 745 34 242 35 6581 93 293 94 986 34 2 66 4 331 231 4-01
402. Loaded, west. .......533 428 526 467 178 602 176 413 46 968 50 193 73 266 72 001 234 592 227 860 462
4-03. Loaded, total. 1 304 949 1 284 087 479 924 472 158 61 210 85 851 166 559 166 987 577 256 559 091 4-03
4--04. Empty, east. 2 63 1 60 24 5 4 8 7 8 4 45 7 1 3 45 3 6 3 38 2 7 4 O8 3 4 1 10 3 O 2 13 11 4 27 3 1 06 O 82 4-04
4--05. Empty,west. 497 691 462 355 196 271 175 203 23 507 24 102 54 183 51 860 223 730 211 190 4-05
4-06. Empty total... 760 851 707 403 274 716 246 548 59 839 61 510 88 293 82 073 338 003 317 272 4-0
4l-07. Loa~dedand empty, east. 1 034 681 1 OO2 668 379 767 367 090 70 574 73 066 127 403 125 199 456 937 437 313 407
4-08. Loaded and empty, wet. 1 031 119 988 822 374 873 351 616 70 475 74 295 127 449 123 861 458 322 439 050 4-48
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. .2 065 800 1 991 490 754 640 718 706 141 049 147 361 254 852 249 060 915 259 876 363 ~09
10O. Caboose, east and west 39 89a 39 081 13 809 13 183 1 790 1 863 6 105 5 979 18 188 18 O56 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west .. 8 8 8 1 2 7 17 2 15 6 2 9 86 97 11 2 1 1 80 1 21 8 5 3 95 8 4 O1 41
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
M)1. Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. 9 391 24 3 9 176 667 4 107 620 3 919 253 638 247 664 999 1 500 617 1 455 868 3 144 759 3 136 547 5-41
FM2. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .2 2 94 37 4 2 15 1 7 48 2 4 a9 3 7 7 1 4 8 31 1 3 3 53 2 2 77 5 4 2 1 3 531 8 5-02
M)3. Electric locomotives. 2 36 5 92 2 23 5 65 1 48 10 3 13 9 9 58 4 3 5 51 4 3 0 11 --4 4 9 38 4 0 5 96 603
5-04. Other locomotives. 5 66o 1 45 7 3 90 0 4 a7 -- 1 7 60 970 o u
5-05. Total. 11 927 869 11 b55 437 4 262 112 4 062 775 681 798 708 010 1 515 448 1 469 221 5 468 511 5 313 431 05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thousands) :
~01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. 7 11 8 4 69 6 8 5 4 8 45 3 O 6 36 8 O8 2 9 4 54 6 1 6 6 30 7 97 7 4 2 1 37 1 0 2 65 d 1 0 1 0 1 O8 36 O 2 2 5 65 4 5 2 1 9 41 2 87 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains 1 4 4 62 3 95 1 3 5 55 7 05 o 891 11 1 38 9 1 8 2 7 9 0 40 1 4 6 4 2 2 1 3 4 6 5527 ~02
~03. Total in electric locomotive trains. .2 0 3 9 45 1 9 10 0 39 1 5 2 12 4 1 4 43 7 5 2 51 4 28 2 48 7 30 2 58 39 3 2 18 2 34 MS0
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. 5 o 7 56 14 4 39 3 o 32 0 1 6 45 --- 2 O 4 36 12 7 94 04q
MG. Total in all freight trains. 86 665 565 84 026 028 32 198 143 30 909 919 6 882 225 7 290 867 10 356 892 10 187 400 37 228 305 35 637 842 ~05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and non revenue (thousands).. 3 7 5 8 4 0 3 6 118 14 9 1 4 3 18 2 66 1 3 8 62 53 2 3 7 O7 O 33 3 97 4 9 18 4 4 24 7 5 4 4 16 6 12 1 4 6 O8 2 87 1 3 6 64 2 87 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stationsa). 4 53 3 89 2 4 55 8 95 9 12 21 9 8 75 9 37 11 9 8 67 1 25 1 94 7 2 9 50 37 7 1 50 1 0 48 35 3 1 07 7 6 14 8
AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
N1. Tran-miles.ordinary. ................5*8t 5*77.97*59. loj21.o C. *547 4*7 s01
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trams):'
10-4 Locomotive-miles principall and helper).. .7 1 .0 1. 1.14~9 ,91.0 1.0 1.04' 1.042 1.4 .4
102t. Loaded freight r-iearmls 2. 5 67. 48.1 26.2 26.631 0. 12
10408. Empty freight car-miles.........1 0 90.1 2*73*1* 1.1. 1 1 1 8
1 ross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tender). 2,6 22,95,o 3914oo16o 31, 222 ,2 1~05
1~06. Net ton-miles. ........925951051os2,5 ,2 9 0 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .. .1 261 255 255 251 354 352 225 22o 269 261 11
12. Net ton-milea per loaded car-mile........ .. 2* 28.1 29*8 29*4 45*6 46.3 26*6 26*4 25*3. 24.81 12
13. Car-mile ratios:
1%1. Percent loaded of total ight car-miles, eastbound. 74*6 75.6 *3 80o.6 48548.8 27*97. 5* 4
1~02. Percent loaded of total f i~t car-miles, westbound. .51.7 53.2.526.5 67.6 5*5*1- 51-2 51*9 10
1~08. Percent loaded of total fri t car-miles (east and west). .6)2 45 *j6 *7 .6 58- .6 *4 67.o- 753* 6 1 8 i-a
18-44. Percent eastbound of total raded freight car-miles. 59*1 59o6 .8 .6 2.2 41* 5o 56*9 59*4 59*2 15o44
14. Averaaes per train-hour:
14-Of Train-miles........... 16*5 16.2 15*0 14*9 14.5 19*5 17.2 16.7 17.8 17.3 14-81
102.o Gross ton-miles (excluding locm'otives and tenders). 5.325 3re 211 35, 297 35r 288 57,415 58, 237 27, 77o 27,012 35, 511 33,071 102
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.*.. .( 21.0 21u.7 26.9 28.2 27.7 27.8 17.4 17.3 16*5 171.2 15

*Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


Subject to revision


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS SPEBR14

TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 127 reports of freight train statistics representing 1)7 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)





















SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEMw NO.


1940 1939 194o 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939


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& Hepresents an aergenS of the mileage reported at the close of eaob month wIt;
Excludes switching timea of train looompotives at initial and final terminals.



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....


AGGREGATES

1. Milesof road operatedatclose of month.#. ....*
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motowcar trains):
ML1 Ordmnary. .. ;. ...............
208.~ Toa
3. Roa lcomotive-miles' .........
OL Principal. .. . .. . ..
gL H le.. ..................
s48. .ih . . .

MG6. Tota,asteamodnly. .........
MS6. Total, electra only. .................
M7. Tota other. .. .. ..
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
MB Coal- turning steam locomotives............
8-09. Oilburning team locomotives.............
8-10. Electric locomotive units............
8-1L Otherlocomotives..................
3-12. Total. . . . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
441. Loaded, east..................
rl02. Loaded, weet. ................
4-08. Loaded, total. . . . . .
4-04. E ty, east. . . . .
4-0. Emty,west.. ..............
4-0. WhL.... ... ... .
447. Loae and empty, east .......
4-48. Loaded and empty, west. .....
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. ...............
4-10. Cabooseeeastandwest. ...........
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
6-L1 Coal-burningsteamlocomotives. ..
M2.Oil-burning steam locomotives..............
5-08. Electrielocomotives. .....
CM4. Otherlocomotives...................
60 5. Total. . . . . . .
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, con'tentsand cabooses (th~ousands)):'
64-1. Totaling coal-burning, team locomotive trains.....
02. Total in oIl-brnming, teamlocomotivetrains. .. ....
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains.............
6-4. Total in other locomotive and motorcar tr'aain. .
6-45. Total in all freight trains...........
7. Net ton-miles, revenuee and nonrevenue (thousands). ....
8. Train-houre (including train-switehing hours at way stationse).
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
s-of. Tain-mmiles, oinrdiay ........
9-02. Net ton-nutes...... ........
10. Averages per train-mile (ezeludmng light trains.):
1Mf1. Locomotive-miles (principal and helper). ........
1(M2. Loaded eigtar-miles................
1(M m8. frih car-miles................
10-04. Tota erih ar-miles (excluding caboose). ....
10-05. Grose ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). .
1(M6. Net ton-miles............

1L Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ....
12.Net ton-milee per loaded ear-mile. ...............
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-0L. Peteent loaded of total feg car-miles, eastbound. .....
1842 Percent loaded of total feg car-miles, westbound......
11M8. Percent loaded of total crih ar-miles (east and west). ...
1604. Peteent eastbound of total laded freight car-miles......
14 Averaresoer train-hour:
144[2. 'Itrain-miles....................
14-02 Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives and tenders). ...
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours. .


56 836
108 41 2 00
1 332 842
109 745 042
109 776 343
13 480 727
9 999 675
133 256 745
125 856 162
7 355 353
45 230
14 033 903
17 5 92
434 464
15 826
14 501 7a5
2278 124
1343 612
3 621 736
632 818
1547 405
2180 223
2 910 942
2891017
5 801 959
110 967
2 0 5 7 0
32 063 648
15 329
1 848 003
4 347
33 331 327
225 488 sao
46 013
11881 142
14 691
237 430 366
9 9 0 5 6 7 0
7 O8 9 8 84


2,1 474
350 018 992
3 072 578
3535091 570
352 764 513
25 196 329
19 954 677
397 915 519
388 057 060
9 489 987
3684*72
27 879 162
4 9 90 4 72
605 117
58 505
33 533 256

6 287 941
4 410 325
10 698 266
2 355 770
4 276 368
6632138
8 643 711
S6666 693
17 330 404
344 982
8 14 8 0
81 227 793
19 141 583
2 050 07 6
46 032
102 465 484
578 026 623
118 024 007
17 254 032
397 612
713 702 294
2 96 3 72 4 77
2 1 1 29 2 87


232 084
325 868 533
2 677 052
328 545 575
328 299 067
21 846 653
~17 830 591
367 976 311
358 986 858
8 888 851
100 602
26 174 834
4 7 64 0 53
516 337
24 586
31 479 810
5 739869
4 011 268
9 751 137
2078 102
3 811 883
5 889 985
7 817 971
7823151
15 641122
320 334
8 9 15 8
73 753 910
17 34 2o8
1 865 585
8 426
92 972 189
513 327 318
107 366 694
15 358 155
83 227
636 135 394
2 58 07 4 7 96
1 9 5 58 3 67


56 64 2

120 826 925
1 581 919
122 408 844
122 458 453
15 728 234
11 399 94 4
149 586 631
141 6~19 208
7 698 831
66 592
15 393 319
17 92 6
509 010
37 228
15 957 463
2 567 826
1486 088
4 053 914
721'620
1802 222
2 523 842
3 289 446
3 288 310
6 577 756
123 243
19 4 2 0

36 343 934
14 901
1 325 966
9 790
37 694 591
260 127 424
as 815
13 095 157
48 04 2
273 313 438
11 7 2 30 5 67
8 0 40 14 6


5 930
15 511 513
190 363
15 701 876
15 707 035
863 906
829 441
17 4003584
16 570 585
829 799

1 780 461
38 O53
1 818 514
3111 43
389 148
700 291
301 262
226 925
528 187
612 405
616 073
1 228 478
16 147
90 1
5 717 061
385 914
6 102 975
57 264 667
2 235 187
59 499 954
3 1 9 31 4 8 0
1 7 5 9 3 3


5 940
13 553 691
145 183
1 3698 874
13 703 308
656 320
685 035
15 044 663
14 378 531
666 132

1 459 074

28 139
1 487 213
263 067
320 480
583 547
241 687
187 165
428 852
504 754
507 645
1012 399
14 044
9 66
4 886 087
309 929
5 196 016
46 584 927
1 797 955
48 382 882
2 5 5 24 O 4 9
9 O7 21 0


38 094
59 985 911
379 888
60 365 799
60 374 612
2166 670
1 136407
63 677 689
63 677 669


4 225 200
4 5 61 8

4 270 818
842 849
632 105
1 474 954
337 030
535 155
872 185
1 179 879
1167 260
23547 139
57 470
11 11 2
14 050 54 5
167 190

14 217 735
92 2435 10 9
1 040 84 0

93 283 949
3 8 3 87 71 5
3 47 4 4 2 9


38 205
56 282 773
271 599
56554172
56 555 396
1896 809
1060 277
595412 482
59 512 482


4 083 639
3 6 7 89

4 120 428
796 599
576 168
1 372 767
290 537
499 851
7903588
1 087 136
1076 019
2 163 155
553 75
11 4 59
12 863 030
161 759

13 024 789
83 575 943
941 429

84 517 372
3 3 8 28 2 5 1
3 2 4 9 9 8


130 808
153 694 64 3
920 408
154 615 051
154 224 413
6437 517
6 588 885
167 250 815
165 969 578
961 357
299 880
6 480 182
4 9 26 92 8
58 054
21 277
11 466 441
2 566 123
1902 984
4 469 107
995 858
1712 066
2707 924
5 561 981
3 615 050
7177 031
148 122
5 0 04 7
25 116 253
18 959 492
338 196
36 24 2
44 450 183
168 391 83
116 940 352
1 923 688
349 590
287 605 053
10 8 8 22 6 9 5
8 5 38 77 7


131103
147 619 859
927 628
148 547 487
148 264 020
5 812 797
6085 604
160162 421
159 239 683
867 366
55 372
6 598 218
4 7 09 67 2
53 734
8 760
11 370 384
2 402 079
1771008
4 173 087
913 060
1577462
2 490 522
3 315 139
3 348 470
6 663 609
141 748
5 6 16 3
23 941 145
17167120
307 653
4079
41 419 997
157 677 928
106 379 252
1 679 058
68 536
265 804 774
9 9 4 16 2 6
8 31 7 27 5


5.5 :



49.5
2,039

258
27.7
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16.7
33,778
20.9


1.07

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1,952
792
53
26.5

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J2,525
21.4


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79.2
2,o59
351
95.6

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14.6
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2*o

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2.8
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i.3

29.1
1 .6
6.7


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24*3
72.o

57.4

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4.1
2, 778

28.2
1*9

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29


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57.6
17.9
31,958
16.9


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10-02
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165


hin the period*


U.s9.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1940--0-245434


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 127 reports of freight train statistica representing Ijl railways
(SWITCHIING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTE~MBER, 1940 AND 1939
























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131 063 1
20 042 603 201
136 202 8-42
;20 178 805 208
20 144 237 8-01
894 955 SWa
925 240 SW8
21 964 4381 80
21 800 143 805
137 369 8-06
26 920 8-W1
960 521 8-08
6 66 4 76 Mse
9 489 810
1 530 8-ll
1 638 016 8-12
356 297 64-1
248 642 4-42
604 939 4.48
128 421 4-04
223 444 P-05
351 865 4--06
484 718 4--f
472 086 4--08
956 804 4.49
19 534) 4-10
6 5 24 4-11

3 349 351 54
2 32 6 6 74 8.g
47 115 5.08
1856 &-01
5 724 996 Cr45
23 456 455 6-01
14 935 840 6Mg
2 64 8 8 6-48
18 2 0 6-44
38 674 703 8-05
15 041 186 7
1 16 7 556 g


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* Exoludes switching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.


Sulbject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION SCIIw a mu ce.-s>

BUREAU OF STATISTICS orBR14

aNv.~~ or\ s FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
r Compiled from 127 reports of freight train tattistice representing 1)7 railways


r-- (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


'U.S. UIOpE
L,....---- SOUTHERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


ITEM


POAHONTAS REGION I


I7M No.


1940


1940


19(0


AGGREGATES

1.Mil~osofsroadopeteeloeseomonth~... .......
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar traina:
U)4LO .... .. .. ...... .. ..

8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-L. Principal . .. .
24aL~t .. .. ..

8-45 Totl steamdnly. .......
Ma-OS. l electric ouly. ..........*
3410. T tl other. ... .
Train-swlthn locomotive-mils:
8-48, kvin steam locomotv. ... ...
8-4. Oil-burning steam loeomotives. ......
8-1. Electrieloeomotive units... ... .....
8-1 Otherlocomotives.. .. . . .
8-15L Total. ......
& Car-milesr thousands):
64L0 Iaddas. ......
4-08. L d total. . . . . .

6-06. E p totaL. . . . . .
4-U.L d sad empty, east ...........
4-01L Loadedandempty,wnest ...........
4-40. Laded and mpty, total. .............
4-10. Caboose,eastadndwe ...............
4-11. Pasqsenertran cars(in fright trains), east a~nd wetst
Groee tonemile of rad locomotives and tenders (thousands):
641 Coal-bombigateamiocomotive ...........-
648 OB-r~dbuoralag eam loooie. .............
5-44.Otherlocomotive.... ........ ...
545 TotaL s . . . . . .
6. Gree ton-mileso at ontents, and cabooses (thlousandr) :
6-4 TotalIn ca-onn, steamlocomotive trains. .
64QL Total in i-ong sa loaomotivetrains. .......
6.48 Total in electre locomotive trrfain......... ..
g644 Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains.. ...
6-05 Totalinallfrigh~ttniran..... .........
7. Netton-mileeprevenaend nonrvenue~tosns.........
8. Train-hours (:inelodlag trtbainsiea ghur twa ttin) ....
AVERAGES

9. mvn pile of road per day:
a ml onlinary. .........
M42 Net .. .. .. .. .
10. Avaeper train-mie liddt ght trains):'
1Ma ~oqmot~smbs rinan cd helper).. .
10-08, .rlp .n ~ .. ..
10-44 coilhlt~ aF-mile (esouding eaboose). .
10-0. Gros snml (excluding blocmotivesr and tenders). .
10-46 Net to-miles .........
11 Groae ton-miles of locomotives and tender per locomotive-mile....a
12. Net ton-mles per loaded ear-mile. ...............
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-41. Percent loaded of total feg car-miles, estbound. .....
18-02. Percent loaded of total caig ru-miles, wrestbonfrid.....
18-48. Peteent loaded of total cargh E-mles (east and west). .
1444. Percent eastbound of total ld freight ear-miles .
14. Alve train- our:

14-42 Gree ton-milees (uoconbemoti ves and tenders). .
15. Percent traddewitehing hour sat way stations of total train-hours. *...


231 231

43 851 950
419 774
44271724
44 235 589
3165 810
2 582 15
49 983 534
48 769 873
1162 713
50 948
3 612 587
7 11 3 1 1
75 096
to 314
4 409 308
835 812
577 642
1413 454
295 041
940 083
835 064
1130 853
1 117 665
2 248 518
43 643
1 o31 8
10 155 829
2 57 8 9 3
253 417
4 154
12 992 353
74 246 820
16 472 980
2 19 6 19 9
2 9 8 8 3
92 945 888
38 613 093
2 69 6 82 4


231 921
4 364 780
419709
44 034 489
44 014 876
33506 089
2 625 152
49 946117
48 786 200
1127117
32 800
3 679 646
6 7 8 O8
67 829
4 188
4 425 471
830 876
573 007
1 403883
286 156
526 951
813 107
1 117 032
1 099 958
2 216 990
43 193
10 a 9 6
10 154 60s
a 34 6 6 19
241 676
2424
12 745 521
76 099 345
15 046 200
2 04 3 4 1 2
2 00 56
93 209 013
40 068 785
2 7 42 9 5 4


56 613
14 685 96 9
204 120
14 890 069
14 899 513
1876 749
1397 209
16173 471
17 221 758
943 479
8 234
1946 916
3 4 02
62 429
5 eas
2 018 369
324 879
191 851
516 730
89 223
214 951
304 174
414 102
406 802
820 904
15 040
2 3 8 1
4 453 106
2 6 68
164 887
1014
4 621 697
32 702 035
6 707
1 6 8O 96 1
34 391 318
14 872 802
9 92 7 35


56 778
14 618 692
217 116
14635 808
14 848 466
2 018 904
1 460 350
18 327 720
17 426 579
895 261
5880

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54 328
a 658
2 025 907
329 967
192 455
Saa 422
81031
216 911
297 942
410 998
409 366
820 364
14 922
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4 461 873
2 7 3 5
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33 720 586
7 435
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15 856 110
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19 248
1 75 1288
1 755 565
88 683
87 932
S932 180
1 842 143
90 037

202 288
4 357
206 645
35 601
43 275
78 876
34 551
24 411
58 962
70 152
67 686
137 838
1 803
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436 215
43 soe
479 723
6 312 986
2 55 57 5
6 568 561
3 479 374
1 20 95 2


38 146
7 013316
43 444
7 076 760
7 078 160
281 021
135 436
7 494 617
7 494 617


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542 537
106 687
78 696
185 383
35 069
60 908
95 977
141756
139 604
281 360
6 745
1 37 4
1 629 991
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1 647 201
11 371 476
102 925

11 474 401
4 940 160
4 22 9 50


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111 209
104 126
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41 635
25 688
67 323
79 560
78 902
158 462
1 992

713 587
45 264
756 851
7 550 828


7 804 372
4 231 329
13 6 3 51


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53 187
7134 643
7 134 807
251 386
137 215
7523 408
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535 979
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105 063
BS 631
186 694
40 610
60 162
100 772
143 673
143 793
287 466
6 631

1 665 501
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1 683 592
11 427 453
118 801

11 546 254
r 839 953
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20 348 639
143 225
20 491 864
20 445 704
948 992
959 779
22 354 475
22 182 564
129 197
42 714
927 404
7 01 5 43
8 310
4 692
1 641 949
372 269
258 885
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371 156
502 926
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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM I 'IPOCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHER M REGION trare No.

194o 1939 .. 1940 1939 194o 1939 1940o 1939 1940 1939

AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month..... ..... 231 450 232 065 56 639 56 Bas 5 932 5 940 38 082 38 199 130 797 131 098 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
20AL Ordmnary.. .. 393 870 94 2 369 483 303 135 512 894 123 030 892 17 247 399 15 473 860 67 067 367 63 316 089 174( 04 3 282 167 6ea 462 1 1
2-02Light 492 592 3 096 761 1 786 039 1 549 958 209 605 168 130 433 075 31404 1* 063 633 1 063 830 Mg
PAS. Total ......... 31 97 363 294 372 500 064 137 298 933 124 580 850 17 457 004 15 641 990 67 500 442 63 630 952 175 106 915 166 726 292 MB
3. Road locomotive-miles:
24)1 Principal. 397 000 102 372 313 943 137 357 966 124 624 809 17 462 600 15 647 321 67 509 419 63 635 556 174 670 1171 168 408 257 M1IW
3-02. Hel er.. .......28 362 139 25 152 742 17 604 983 15 499 631 952 591 767 529 2 418 0S6 2 177 830 7 386 509 6 707 752 8-0
3--03. iet................. 22 536 812 20 455 745 12 797 153 11 460 0e5 917 373 789 161 1 273 622 1195 713 7 948 664 7 010 844 MB0
SAL T ..... 447 899 053 417 922 468 167 760 102 151 584 465 19 332564 17 804 011 71 201 097 67 007 099 189 605 290 182126 853 84#
3-05. To ~steamonly.. 36 b20933 407 773 059 159 040966 143 288 741 18 418728 16 443 392 71 201 097 67 007 099 188 172 142 181 059 826 MS(
3-06.Totl electric only. .............. 10 52 700 10 015 96'8 6642 310 8 250 614 919 836 760 619 090 54$ 1004 735 MS0
a-0. Tota other. 419 420 133 402 76 826 51 110 348 394 88 292 8.4Y
Train-swithn locomotive-miles:
3-08.Coal- turning steam locomotives. 1 491 749 29 854 480 17 340 235 15 999 362 1 968 749 1 674 073 4 761 17 9 4 622 306 7 407 586 7 558 739 bOB
3-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 5 7 20 8 27 5 4 37 8 61 2 1 52 8 2 1 0 54 -" 7 1 0 2 8 4 O 6 59 5 6 2 47 1 5 37 6 14 8 Mp
a-10. Electric locomotive units. 68 213 584 164 571 439 488 792 42 410 32 151 66 364 63 223 8-10
'311. Other locomotives. 6 8 8 19 2 8 7 7 4 2 8 50 1 6 4 84 2 5 6 9 1 290 O -1
3-12. Total. 7 961 608 35 905 291 17 975 852 16 527 692 2 025 159 1 706 224 4 832 207 4 662 965 13 186 390 13 008 400 S]
a0 Loaed,M .... ... 7 123 753 6 570 745 2 892 705 2 608 091 346 744 300 992 945 912 903 886 2332 2536 M
442. Loaded, west. 4 987 967 4 584 275 1 677 939 1 556 067 432 423 373 694 715 71)6 654 864 2 161 869 2 019 650 M
P0S. Loaded, total. 12 111 720 11 155 oao 4 570 64 4 4 144 158 779 167 674 686 1 661 64 a 1 556 150 5 100 261 4 778 026 Ms
4--0. Empty, east.. 2 650 809 2 364 258 810 843 713 849 355 813 283 322 377 678 325 406 1126 515 A 041 481 4.04
4-05. Empty, west.. 4 b16 391 4 338 834 2 017 173 1764 316 251 336 212 853 595 517 560 799 1 958 565 1 800 906 WE
P06. Empty, total. 7 467 200 6 703 092 2 826 016 P 478 165 587 149 496 175 972 955 886 365 3 079 080 2 842 387 4.4)
4-07. Loaded and empty, east. 9 774 562 8 935 003 3 703 54 8 3 5al 940 682 557 564 314 1 323 550 1 228 892 4 064 907 3 799 857 C07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. 9 604 356 8 923 109 3 695 112 3 300 383 683 759 586 547 1 311 053 1 215 623 4 114 434 3 820 556 4.g
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. 19 578 920 17 850 112 7 396 660 6 622 323 1 366 316 1 170 861 2 634 603 2 444 515 8 179 341 7 620 413 M.0
4-10. Cabooe east and west. 3ea 635 363 527 136 293 125, 889 17 950 16 036 64 301 60 380 168 091 161 282 C10
4-11. Pa sngr-train cars (in freigh~t trains), east and west 91 7 98 9 9 4 5 2 1 80 1 2 2 8 63 1 00 0 1 07 1 1 2 54 0 1 2 8 53 5 6 4 57 6 2 6 87 All
5). Gr on urtes ead omotivmes. tedr.hud) 91 383 622 83 908 712 40 797 04 2 3t, 525 521 6 353 276 5 599 674 15 716 04 6 14 493 021 SS 517 2581 27 290 496 M1~
542. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 21 720 536 19 690 826 17 589 18 064 185 281 178 969 21 517 686 19 493 793 M
5-43. Electric loeomotives. 2 30 3 4 93 2 10 7 26 1 1 4 90 8 53 1 3 99 30 0 4 29 4 22 3 53 19 3 3 8 21 6 35 4 7 6 6 58
5--04 Otherlocomotives.. 50 186 10 850 10 804 4 915 39 382 s 935 646
5-45. Total. 115 457 837 105 717 649 42 316 288 37 947 800 6 782 696 5 952 867 15 901 327 14 671 990 50 457 524 47 144 992 MS
6. Grostol iesbot touriandlseam looote usainds) 652 273 443 S89 426 663 292 629 459 259 209 to6 63 577 653 54 135 755 103 670 562 94 947 410 192 195 769 181 134 383' 4.0
6-2 Total in oil-bpuning,steam locomotive trains. 134 4 96 987 182 412 894 49 Sea 53 448 *- 1 159 641 1 044 5s4 133 287 824 121 315 092 6-0
648 Total In electric locomotive trains. 1 9 4 5 2 31 1 7 4 O1 5 67 1 4 7 76 11 8 1 3 4 O6 6 22 2 4 90 7 62 2 0 51 9 9 2 18 3 35 1 1 9 43 4 46 $gg
05 odthli Il mreih anmoorarrans. 806 626 155 729 303 263 307 704 756 272 685 9 3 66 068 415 56 187 254 I10 830 203 95 991 775 328 044 7*2 304 486 55764
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue' (thoead~).. 334 985 969 298 143 581 132 102 946 115 161 780 35 410 854 29 755 376 4 3 227 668 38 766 411 184 244 501 114 458 012 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). ....23 825 511 2 2 301 321 9 032 883 8 105 991 1 196 885 1 043 561 3 895 36 9 3 666 948 9 700 37 4 9 484 831 8
AVERAGES
9. A v pe rm im~l I o ay 65d7,6,1 16, 15 3,m b ,11d Es 87 Mg
10.A Ihon~rmian pa .0: 1.0 1 1.1 .0 10 1.04 1.0 1.04 10 IM1
10-44 te car-miles (excudin caos)...69*,* 5*5*8* 6 0
1 -05. Gvr ogssp toan- es (excluding loooi ve ndtner) .... ,t 194 ,7 2263,3 1 61 1 M
101. Grs o-iesoloomotiv es ~pr~dTand tendrsper) loooiv-ie .I 1 5322ao31 4 2 192629
12. k Nt to-irl~ies etr mloaed ear-mle.in . 772. 892. 5* 412. b92. 401
18. Car-mdie ratios:e aE:
1&41. EPeyircent laed ftoa r-ei t9 carmies eaton... 293* 8178*** 0
13-03. Perenloadeo to tafa~(xludn I tcarmoiles (asdt andwers). 61* 2*5. 61.5 62~)i .0612* 14
14. Aver es r mal hour: .1 7 15 21 1 5 o 7 31 1 *1 17.8 1 M
114--02.Gronmeston-ief xldnlocomotives andtenders)prlcmtv-e.. 3385 3257o 34o5 3 5,o 55,84 26,91 2617 33,81 3a1


150. Percent trin swtchn oursa a sain of total loddfeg t cramin-ous. 092. 6 79a.o 2711. 7o1.6. 16.9


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*Exoludes switching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminals.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the clos a of each month within the period.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE- OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 127 reports of frei~ht train statistics representing 1)7 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
Fo ln TaxM~ alrrH NDEDWrrH OClosER, 140 AND 1939

















SOUTHEl N DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTIS REGION SOITfHER 4 REGION ITEM NO.
194o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939
AGGREGATES
1. MilesBof road operated at close of month.. ...........231 230 231 886 56 606 56 770 5 944 5 931 37 993 38 146 130 687 131 039 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ordinary. ......41780 092 40 304 598 14 206 180 14 095 245 1 700 4411 1 803 140 7 056 232 6 846 679 18 757 239 17 559 534 241
2--02. Light. ...... ........... 391 326 367 492 196 761 199 638 20 546 23 088 50 539 36 245 123 ~480 106 521 2-02
2-08. Total. ....................42 111 418 40 672 090 14 402 941 14 294 883 1 720 987 1 826 228 7 106 771 6 882 924 16 880 719 17 668 055 2-08
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal.. 42 072228 40 642 587 14 409 667 14 303 634 1 721 475 1 826 862 7 106 961 6 883 112 18 534 125 17 628 979 8-01
8-02. He pr.. .................. 3 058 834 2 936 105 1 811 764 1 902 822 88 773 98 979 237 948 249 340 920 34 9 684 964 8-02
3-08. L ... .... .... 2 466 7421 2 392 810 1 351 215 1 412 883 88 866 99 911 133 887 129 610 892 774 750 406 3-08
%-04. T .... .... ..... 47 597 804 45 971 502 11 572 646 17 619 339 1 899 114 2 025 752 7 478 796 7 262 062 20 647 248 19 064 349 8--04
&-05 Total st'eamhonly. 46 406 660 44 810 105 16 635 516 16 698 480 1 803 951 1 926 419 7 478 796 7 262? 062 20 488 397 18 923 142 8-05
8-06. Total electric only. 136 90 1 119 443 927229 908 770 95 163 99 333 113 998 111 340 8-06
8-47. Total, other. ........... .....54 754 41 956 9 901 la 089 -- 44 853 29 867 8-07
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
8-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .......... 3 319 818 3 316 333 1 802 272 1 8C18 O69 193 889 2O7 4O9 503 398 493 838 82O 259 807 017 ~08
M09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ........... 6 39 4 23 6 01 9 39 3 6 1 0 26 7 7 13 4 7 00 6 31 67 4 5 96 81 3 g-09
8l-10. Electric locomotive units. .. .......... 72 197 66 477 61 545 55 420 4 015 4 257 --6 637 6 800 8-10
8-11. Other locomotives.... ............ 10386 4 578 5 370 2 730 956 1 848 8-11
3-12.Total. .. .. .. .. .. .. ... .1 4041 764 3 989 327 1869 223 1 867 245 197 904 *211 666 511 111 498 538 14635 26 1 411 678 8-12
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded,east.. ............. 754 255 726 520 309 192 304 098 35 860 35 780 101069 97357 308134 289 285 4-01
4-02. Loaded,west.. ... ...... 549 217 515 036 183 381 176 810 42? 326 45 748 78 796 72 633 244 714 217 845 442
4-08. Loaded, total. .. ............ 1 050 472 1 241 556 492 573 482 908 78 186 81 52?8 179 865 169 990 552 848 507 130 4--48
4-04. Empty, east................ 293 583 292 225 87 689 92 034 32 143 40 295 42 457 18 166 131094 18 730 4-04
4-05. Empy west.,................. 500 676 489 412 211 923 209 971 25 068 25 427 62 885 64 146 200 800 189 868 4-05
4-06. Empy total.. ................. 794 059 781 637 299 612 302 005 57 211 65 722 105 342 102 31;2 331 894 311 598 4-06
4-07. Lodi and empty,eQast 1 047 638 1 018 745 396 881 396 132 68 003 76 075 143 526 135 523 439 286 411 015 4-07
4-08.Loaded and empty, west... 049 893 1 004 448 39 5304 388 781 67 394 71 175 141 681 136 779 445 514 407 713 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total............... 2 097 531 2 0231r93 792 185 784 913 1353 97 1472e50 285 207 272 302 884 742 818 72 4-09
4-10. Caboose, east and west .............. 4 1 5 36 39 7 67 1 4 5 90 14 4 28 1 7 66 1 8 71 6 7 96 6 5 59 1 8 37 4 16 90 9 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. 7 86 9 8 4 85 2 8 O 2 2 9 9 3 9 8 1 2 8 1 4 56 4 416 4 90 2 4-11
5. Grees ton-miles of road locmoetivessand tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. .... .... 9 668 998 9 415 396 4 306 540 14 277 315 625 119( 666 875 1 657 183 1 584 790 3 080 156 2 886 416 50
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ........... 2 431 141 2 085 230 46 151 20 160 19 842 2 410 935 2 065 837 5-42
5-08. Electric locomotives. ............... 2 47 38 8 2 39 6 17 16 2 7 36 1 55 9 4 44 6 75 4 5 3 54 9 97 1 38 31 8 5-08
5-04. Otherlocomotives................. 4 79 5 850 11561 37181 -I -1 3225 2 132 04
5-05. Total. ....................12 351 900 11 746 093 4 470 476 4 437 129 669 794 712 229 1 677 343 1 604 632 5 534 2815 4 992 105 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses thousandsd) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ... 69 018 355 68 445 082 31 375 910 31 500 261 6 243 618 6 821 786 11 239 055 10 669 956 20 159 772 19 453 079 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .. 1 5 0 97 7 87 1 3 0 31 2 83 19 9 7 47 1 8 16 3 12 3 0 82 14 9 59 4 25 12 9 O7 4 54 6-02
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. 2 156 905 2 002 733 1 668 379 1 526 450 258 082! 262 205 -- 230 444 214 078 6-08
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motor car trains. ... 2 8 00 0 22 0o14 a 68 6 1 511 -- 2 5 31 4 2 0 5 0 6-44
&-05. Total in allftreight trains.. 86 301 047 83 501 118 33 047 174 35 028 969 6 501 700 7 083 991 11 377 218 10 793 038 35 374 955 32 595 114 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .... ..3 5 9 48 51 8 35 12 5 3 80 14 2 69 17 6 1 4 477 8 6 3 4 78 2 39 3 7 75 4 51 4 7 0 1 22 4 4 39 2 55 1 3 4 92 98 1 1 2 4 3 0 28 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations): &5 44 9 29 2 4 82 3 09 9 52 0 04 9 56 5 9 11 7 6 28 1 28 3 17 4 13 5 06 4 01 0 80 1 0 61 7 91 9 96 5 5 8
AVERAGES
9. Aver ges pr mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary. ............. 6.0 5*8 d. re *3 9.5 10.1 6.2 6.0 4.6 4.5 e-ol
9-02. Net ton-miles. .............. 5,182 5,049 8,403 8,501 19,506 21, 819 4,3 ,s79 3,Wte 3,163 i02
10. Averae pr train-mile (excluding light trains8)
10Tl Lcmotive-miles (prinexpal and helper). .......1.07 1.07 1.13111.5.o .o1oS.o 10 1

10-04. To~ri~ car-miles(excluding caboose). .... 0 50.2 55*8 :551 7 9. 40.4 3.8 472 6. 10
1M5B.Greeston-mniles(excludmnglocom~otives andtenders).. ,92,072 2 j26 2,3 3,2:451( ),98 1,612 1,1,886 1,L156 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles. ........2 871 1 004 10 2,o52,9 667 719 708 10-46
11. Grees ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .1 260 256 254 1 252 353 352 ask I 221 266 26P 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. .. .. .. ... .1 2.6 28.3 29.0 30~.0 44.5 46*3 26.2 26.1 ak.4 24*5 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
14-01. Percent loaded oftotal t eharr-miles, eastbound. ..72.0 71.3 77. 76a5.7:. 70.4 71.8 0.2 70.4 18-01
18-02. Percent loaded of total freih car-miles, westbound. 235. 64.o 206. 565* 95. 80
18-08. Percent loaded of total crigtar-miles (east and west). .521 1. 62.2 61*5 57*7 55. 63. 5`J** 5* .9, 1808
18-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. 57*9 58.5 62.6 63.o 45.9 e395* 57*3 557 57..o 10-4
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. 6516.4 15114*$ 14.6 14.2 17.2 17.2 17.8 17.71 1401
1402 res o-mle exluig oomtie ad edes) .. 33,911 33,638 34,71) 34,536 55, 273 55,e07 27,514 26,910 33,316 32,701 14-02
15. Percent train-switching hour at way stations of total train-hours.* .1 20.4) 21q2.8 26.8 27.9 27.3 16.4 16.6 16.4 7. 15

*Excludes switching time of train locomotives at inital and final farminals.~


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RI~AILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 127 reports of freight train statistics representing 137 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT- INCLUDED)

FOR THE MHOfffH OF NOVEMBER, 1940 AND 1939


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
NOVEMBER 1940


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SOUTHERN DISTRICT

ITEM UNTDSAE ATR ITITPOCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION WETR DISTRICT ITEM NO.
194o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939


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*Excludes switching time of train locomotives at miil n nal terminals.


O... e


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at lose of month. ......
2. Train-Iniles (locomotive-propelled and motozzar trains):
2-01. Ordinary.. .. .....
2-02. Light. . . . .
2-08. Total. . . . . .
8. Road locomotive-miles:
8-01. Principal.. . . . . .
8-02. Hepr.. . . . . .
s-08. L g .........
8-04. Toa. . . . . .
8-05. Toilsteamhonlys~. ...............
8406. Toaelectrie only. .. ...... ,
8-07. Totl other. ................
T 'nsithn locomotive-miles:
8-08. Coal- uring steam locomotives. ..........
8-09..Oil-burning steam locomotives. ..........
8-10. Electric locomotive units. .............
8-11. Other-locomotives. ..............
8-12. Total. . . . .
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-41. Loadd east.. ...............
4-02. L ae west.. . . . . .
4-08. L ae total. . . . .
4-04. Empty, east.. ................
4-05. Empty, west.. ...............
RI7~Empty.tbotal..................
4-'.Loadedand empty, east ...........
4-08. Loaded and empty, west. ............
4-09. Loaded and empty, total. ............
4-10. Caboose, easta~ndwest..... ... ..
4-11. Passenger-train care (in freight trains), east'andlwest. .
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands):
5-01. Coal-burning steam laeomotives. ..........
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. .. ......
5-08. Electric locomotives...............
5-04. Otherlocomotives.. .............
&-05. Total. . . . . .
6. Groes ton-miles of ears, contents, and cabooses (thousands) :
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ......
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .....
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. .........
6-04. Total in other loconiotive and motor car trains. .....
6-05. Total in all freight trains. ............
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thous~andts). ...
8. Train-houre (including train-swpitching hours at way stations). ..
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
Ml0. Train-miles, ordinary. .. .............
9-02. Net ton-miles............ ....
10. Averages per train-mile (exElu~dingr hght trains):
14M)1. LoComotive-miles (prinexpal and helper). .......
10-02. -Loaded freih car-miiles......... ..
10-08. Emt rih car-miles.............a
10-04. 'oaiegtcar-miles (excluding caboose). . .
1(M5. Grees ton-miles excludingg locomotives and tenders). ...
10-06. Net ton-miles. .................

11. Grees ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. ...
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile. .............
18. Car-mile ratios':
18-01. Percent loaded of to}al freight ear-miles, eastbound. .. .
13-02. Percentloadedof total freightear-miles, westbound. .. .
18--08. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles (east and west). ,
18-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight ear-miles. ....
14. Ave age petr i-hur:................
1461.~~~ Tanmls
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excluding locomotives an~d tenderss. ...
15. Percent train-awitching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .


231 453
435 591014
36633678
439 474 718
439 078330
31480 865
25 003 674
495 496.867
483233 603
11 789 090
474 17 4
34 811 567
6 360 250
752 410
79 14 5
42 003 378
7 878 008
5537 184
13)415192
2944 198
5 317 067
8 261 259
10 882 800
10 854 852.
at 676 451
4301162
99 667
101 058 620
24 151 677
2 550 875
54 565
127 809 737
781 294 58 8
549 594 774
21 607 136
4 s5 4 5 5
892 951 963
370 937 579
26 370 440


8182052
409 787 901
54*64853
413 858 154
418 956 530
288088 847
82 848553
463 89 930
452 583 161
11135 411
175 358
35 170 813
6 039800
650 643
33 352
39 89 608
7 297 265
5 099 311
12596 576
2 656 483
4 828 246
7 484 729
9 953 748
9 927 557
19 881 305
403 294
107 939
99 324 108
81716 056
2 3144 878
16 700
117 465 742
657 875 745
135 444 177
19 4O4 3OO
12 5 897
812 847 519
333 269 908
24 783 450


5 6637

14 971 9 07 4
1982 800
151 701 874
151767 633
19 416 747
14146 358
185 332 748
175 676 488
95969 539
86 72-7

19 142 507
21 364
639 964
48 220
19 845 075
3 201 897
18613920
5 063217
898 538
2 229 096
3127 628
4 100 429
4 090 416
8 190 84 5
158 883
23 881

45 103 582
17 635
1 65?3589
11 960
46 786 76
524 208 169
49 721
16 444 497
5 a 34 3
340 754 750
146 574 922
9 9.84 887


59733
18 947 840
230 151
19 177 991
19 184 075
10413 64
1 006 279
21 231 678
20 21-6679
1014 999

2 176 638
46 425
2 22306 3
382 604
474 749
8573553
367 956
276 404
6443560
750 560
751 153
1 501 713
19 716
1 093
6 978 395
474 097
7 452 492
69 821 271
2 748 844


5 939
17 277 000
191 218
17 468 218
17 474183
866 508
889 07-2
19 229 763
18 369 811
859 952

1 881 482
36 408
1917 890
336 772
419 442
756 214
323 617
238 280
561 897
660 389|
657 722
1 318 111
17 907
1 169

6 266 549
398 547
6 665 096
60 957 541
2 313 7O4


38 07 4
74 123599
483 614
74 607 213
74 6163580
2 656 004
1407 509
78 679 893
78 679 893


5 264 57 7
78 741

5 343318
1046 981
794 532
1841513
420 095
658 202
1 078 297
1 467 076
1 452 734
2 919 810
71 097
13 820
17 373 229
205 441

17 578 670
114 909 617
1 297 804


38 194
70162 768
351 088
70 513 856
70 516 668
2 427 170
1 3253523
74 269 161
74 269 161


5 116 144
45 359

5 161 503
1'000 643
727 497
1728140
363 772
6234 905
988 677
1 364 415
1 352 402
2 716 817
66 879
14 289

16 077 811
198 811

16 276 622
105 617 375
1 167 436


130 789


131 094


1
2-01
2-02
2-03
8-01
8-02
3-08
3-04
8-05
3--06
8-07
8-08
3-09
8-10
3-11
8-12
4-01
4-02
4--08
4..04
4-05
4-06
4-07
4-08
4-09
4-10
4-11
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5-02
5-08
5-04
5-05
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6-02
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6-04
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192 800 521 185 221 996
11871151 1172 35.1
193 987 634 186 594 347


193 504 24 2
8 506 748
8441558
210 253 548
208 660 54 9
12045352
387 447
8 227 845
6 260 145
73 001
30 925
14 591916
3 246 526
2406 583
5653109
1257 609
2 153 565
3 410 974
4 504 135
4 559 948
9 064 085
186 466
60 873
31 597 414
83 928 601
423 189
48 605
s5 991809
212 355 541
148 247 84 9
2 413 795
4 03 11 2
363 419 697
137 737 77 4
10 762 165


186 037 36
7 592 716
7761 250
801 191 202
199 968 968
1116 075
11a 159
& 365 756
5 972 361
70 023
12 138
14 420 878
3047 664
2 2374*95
5 2852,56
1163 811
1 990 774
3153985
4 210 872
4 228 869
a 459 141
178191
67 569
so 176 918
21559 050
393 086
8067
52157 095
200 589 462
134 822 546
2 157 584
to ? 0 59
337 076 591
126 898 041
10 481 384


72 57011563 6271 245 116 207 421 106 784 811
38 689 093 33 530 829 47 935 790 43 207 666
1 314 5131 1 171 878 4 308 875 4 068 028


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9-2
10-01
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10-05
10-06
11
12
18-01
18-02
18-03
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14-01
14-02
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INTERSTIA-TE COMMERCEE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAMY RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 127 reports of freight train statistics representing 13)7 railways
SWITCHINGG AND TERMINAL. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WIT~H NOVEMBEER, 1940 AND 1939


56 825
157 186 137
1749 596
156 875 733
138 928443
17*02 453
12 878906
169 803804
159 981 81
9 159 384
65 199
17 807 431
22 080
544* 812
21 814
18 394 9)7

2 912 r9
1714 877
4 627 066
805 883
1 974 287
2780170
'3718 072
3 689 164
7 407 236
140 317
24 892

40 802 836
18 15
1 555 245
8 633
42 584 929
890 709 367
54 195
14 933 078
toasa
305714878
189 439 366
9 062 340










UNIV. OF FL LIS.
DOCUMrlEN 8P




UJ.S. DEPO~SiTOtY


SOUTHEl N DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM NO.
1940 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month.. .......... 231 055 231 744 56 577 56 725 5 960 5 930 37 988 38 103 130 530 1 30 986 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor car trains) :
2-01. Ordinary. ..... ............42 298 129 38 708 498 14 642 243 13 848 330 1 684 126 1 618 585 7 256 078 6 725 894 18 715 682 16 515 689 2-01
2-02. Light. ................. .. 401 831 316 971 197 816 170 998 23 120 20 247 55 541 36 715 125 354 88 111 2-02
2-03. Total. ................... 42 699 960 39 024 569 14 840 059 14 019 328 1 707 246 1 638 852 7 311 619 6 762 609 18 841 036 16 603 800 2-03
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal. ...................42 660 123 38 991 166 14 849 0091 14; 027 312 1 707 784 1 639 325 7 311 831 6 763 002 18 791 499 16 561 527 3-01
3-02.He per.. 0501i31 2 729 878 1 777 199 1 784 293 93 650 88 980 255 211 234 154 924 071 622 451 3-02
3-03.L .... ..... ..... 2 520 602 2 25 251 1410 572 1 338 433 90 498 92 598 139 536 126102 8~79 996 678 118 43-0
3-04. T tal. ....................48 230 856 43 956 295 18 036 780 17 150 038 1 891 932 1 820 903 7 706 578 7 123 258 20 595 566 17 862 096 8-04
3-05. Total, steam only. ..........47 071 478 42 881 414 17 134 980 16 307 110 1 791 674 1 72?0 248 7 706 578 7 123 258 20 438 246 17 730 798 8-05
8-06. Total electric only. 106 069 1 034509 693 275 836 846 100 258 100 655 -- 112 536 96 808 8-06
8-7. Total, other. ............. .53 309 40 572 8 525 6 082 44 784 34 490 8..07
Trai 'wichn locomotive-miles:
8-08. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ....311 272 054 941 1 842 512 1 701 696 192!922 189 622 517 844 471 784 757 994 691 839 3-08
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ..... ..... 5 94 013 5 46 17 7 -1 8 0 --7 6 92 4 9 81 5 86 2 1 5 4 11 6 3-09
3-10. Electric locomotive units. ............ 7 1 9 2 6 1 4 41 6 1 4 37 5 1 6 92 4 5 63 4 3 15 5 9 2 5 4 34 3-10
3-11.Otherlocomotives.. ... .. ... .. .. .1 10 023 4014 5 376 2 538 647 1 476 3-11
3-12. Total. .................... 3 987 228 3 666 573 1 909 325 1. 757 006 197 485 193 937 525 5316 476 765 1 354 882 1 238 865 3-12
4. Car-miles (thousands) :
4-01. Loaded,east.. ............ .... 736 172 681 293 311 212 294 981 36 523 35 437 98 030 90 937 290 407 259 938 4-01
4-02. Loaded,west.. ........ .. 533 890 475 404 179 153 163 703 35 573 33 663 79 509 70 770 239 655 207 268 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total. ................. 1 270 062 1 156 697 490 565 458 684 72 096 69 100 177 539 161 707 330 062 467 206 4-03
4--04. Empty, east. 05 057 264 476 92 500 83 859 28 469 25 663 47 115 40 428 136 973 114 526 4-04
4-05. Em ty, west.. ....... .. 515 920 468 500 225 211 213 865 2?6 759 26 236 66 120 60 390 197 830 168 009 4-05
4-06. Emt total.. ................. 820 977 732 916 317 711 297 724 55 228 51 899 113 2?5 100 818 334 803 282 535 4-06
4-07. Loae and empty,e~ast. ........ 1 041 229 945 769 403 712 378 840 64 992? 61 100 145 145 131 565 427 380 374 464 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west.. 049 810 943 904 40436 4 377 568 62 332 59 899 145 629 131 160 437 485 375 277 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total......... 2 091 039 1 889 673 808 076 756 408 1273524 120 999 290O77 4 262 525 864 865 749 741 4-09
4-10. Caboose, east and west. .............. 4 2 113 3 8 114 1 5 0 40 14 17 6 1 7 4 9 1 6 85 7 0 06 6 r4 41 1 8 31 8 15 8 12 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in freight trains), east and west. ...7 7 45 7 5 76 1 90 2 1 8 95 11 3 1 05 1 47 4 1 53 9 4 2 56 4 2 37 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thousands) :
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ........... 9 8 47 O 33 8 97 2 27 5 4 4 32 8 59 4~ 16 4 8 36 6 17 4 36 5 86 5 13 1 7 12 97 8 1 5 55 2 51 3 0 8 3 7 60 2 6 65 6 75 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. 2 4 17 24 1 2 011 7 99 5 1 10 0 2 3 11 2 2 0 97 6 2 9 4 07 8 1 9 90 7 23 5-02
5-03. Electric locomotives. ..... ....... 240 377 220 337 152 794 ~141 018 47 299 45 911 40 284 33 408 5-08
5-04.Otherloeomotives.. ... .. .. .. .. 4178 4 199 1019 772 159 3427 5-04
5-05. Total. ....................12 508 829 11 208 610 4 586 723 4 06726 664 735 632 424 1 736 090 1 576 227 5 521 281 4 693 233 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses thousandsnd:
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steam locomotive trains. ......6 8 4 92 5 58 6 2 6 32 9 O4 31 6 69 9 8 2 9 6 92 4 67 5 7 42 24 4 5 5 44 5 51 1 1 3 53 15 6 1 0 18 8 5 17 1 9 7 27 19 8 1 7 20 7 6 9 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. ....... 14 6 57 4 6 1 2 3 25 7 02 18 8 5 74 14 1 538 12 5 7 26 1 4 315 9 3 4 1 2 1 99 4 O2 6-02
6-03. Total in electric locomotive trains. .......... 2 0 76 49 9 1 8 3 8 4 08 1 5 7 8 42 1 38 5 2 93 27 2 2 80 2 63 4 2 2 31 37 7 19 O 0 79 3 -08
6-041. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. ...... 2 4 504 3 4 6 54 2 20 3 1 5 58 'I' 2 22 301 35 3 9 6 6-04
6-05. Total in all freight trains. .............85 251 021 76 831 668 33 245 213 31 079 892 6 014 524 5 807 593) 11 494 474 10 314 243 34 496 810 29 629 940 6-05
7. Net.ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands). .. .. 3 4 9 O3 7 O2 3 1 4 53 17 5 14 0 94 9O3 1 3 15 2 6 02 3 1 54 6 92 31 O8 3 7 50 4 6 69 6 8 4 17 2 6 82 1 2 98 4 4 27 1 1 4 4 1 41 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 2 5 6 2 9 35 2 3 34 2 86 9 79 4 01 ,919 0 31 11 5 31 1 113 1 85 4 25 6 42 5 91 3 7 1 0 42 5 81 9 10 6 97 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages_per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary. ......59 5.4 8.3i 7.907 9.17 8.86.2 35.7 4.60 2,. 9-01
9-02. Net ton-miles. ........ ........4,8g73 4, 378 ,3 ,8 7051,7 39535332970 90
10. vergespertrain-mile (ecui lgtra ):
100. oootv-mls(principal and helper). ... ...1.07 1.07 1.12 1.31.06 1.06 1.04 1.0) 1.05 1.04 10-01
10-02. Loaded freih car-miles. 0.0 993. 3. 284 24.5 ak:o 28*328 10-02
10--03. Emty frei ht car-miles. . . . .4 189 21.7 1.5 32.8 32.1 15.6a 15.o 17. 17. 10-os
10-04. Toptal freiht car-miles. (ecuigeboe......... 88.2 54*6 75. 74.8 40.1 3 4.24 10-04
10-5. Gross ton-miles (excludmnglocom~otivesandtenders). ... 2, 015 1, 985 2,7 ,244 7s39513,8 1541,3 183 ,9 10-45
10-06. Net ton-miles. 25 81396 950 183195642 9 5 @
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .1 259 255 254 251 351 347 225 221 268 263 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .. .. .. .. .. .1 27.5 27.2 28.7 28.7 43.8 44.6 26.) 25.8 24.5 23.6 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
13-01. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles, eastbound. ...70.7 72.0 771* 625. 756 .2 o. 1-1
13-03. Percent loaded of total freight car-miles (east and west). .607 1.2 60. :i *6 56.6 716. 8o
13-04. Percent eastbound of total loaded freight car-miles. ....56.o 58.9 63*B 64.3 Bo*7 51*3 55.2 56.2 51.8 55.6 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles. .~ 7 16.7 15. 2 15*3 14** 14.5 17*2 217*3' 18.e 182,3 14-ol
14-02. Gross ton-miles (exrcluding locomotives an~d tenders). ... 33,263 32,914( 33,944 y),818 52,159 51,311 27,oo5 2,5 3os3,3 40
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .1 20.0 2o*7 25.5 26.o 28.4 28.4 16.1 16.2 15.5 16.4 15

*Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


/C p;.ty 95: 0 ~j

Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

UIUIllslHI IIW I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 5233
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 127 reports of freight train statistics representing 137 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MHOfffH OF DECEMBER, 1940 AND 1939


Statement No. MI.-211 (OS-A)
DECEMBER 1940


















SOUTHEl N DISTRICT
ITEM UNTDSAE ATR ITITPOCAHONT4S REGION SOUTHER 4 REGION WETR ITIT ITEM NO.
1940 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated ateclose of month. 231 403 832 024 56 638 56 815 5 935 5 938 38 0681 38 186 130 768 131 085 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motor car trainls):
2-01. Ordmnary.. ............ 477 C89 163 448 496 399 164 361 317 150 974 467 20 631966 18 895 585 81 579 677 76 888 662 211516 203 201737 685 2-01
2-02. Light..................... 4 285 509 3 780 384 2 180 616 1920 594 253 271 211 465 539155S 587 80s 1312 467 1260 462 2-02
2-08. Total. .............. 482 174 672 452 876 723 166 541 933 152 895 061 20 885 237 19 107 050 81 918 832 77 876 465 212 6(28 670 202 998 147 2-08
8. Road locomotive-milets:'
8-41. Principal.. ..................481 73 4533 45;947 696 166 616648 152 955 755 20 891 859 19 113 508 81 928 211 77 879 670 212 295 74 1202 598 763 8-01
5-02.H lpr.. ..................344*70 964 30 818725 21 193 946 19186 746 1 135014 955 488 2 911 215 2 661584 9290 809 8 015 167 8-02
8-08. irt. 7 524 276 85 083 804 15 558 940 14 211 341 1 096 7'37 981 670 1 547 045 1 451 485 9 321 554 a 439 368 8--02
8-04. Toa. 43 727 713 5i07 850 825 203 369 528 18L6 353 848 23 123 610 21 050 666 86 386 471 81 598 419 230 848 104 219 053 898 g-48
8-05. Tot steam only. 530 305 071 495 464587 192 8114168 176 288 331 22 008 353 20 090 05-9 86 586 471 81 39 41_9 229 098 785 217 695 766 8-05
8-06. Totl electric only. .... ... ....12 695 159 12 169 780 10 462 814 9 996 230 1 115 257 960 607 1 317 088 1 212 883 g..4
8-07. Toa other. ........... 527 483 215 930 95 252 69 2881-- 45 31 1a 46 649 6-0
T "wichn locomotiv'e-milesr:
8-08. Coal brning steam locomotives. .. .. .. .. .1 38 122 83 9 36 225 754 20 985 01 9 19 509 187 2 369 560 2 071 104 5 782 421 5 587 988 8 965 839 9 057 595 8--0
8-09. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ........... 6 954 263 6 58 5 977 21 364 as ide- 86 433 50 340 6 846 466 6 512 477 8--09
8-10. Electric locomotive units. ........ .. 8 2 4 3 7 12 0 84 6 94 4 21 9 5 90 4 5 0 9 88 4 0 7 23 78 9 21 7 5 4 57
8-11. Other locomotives. ............... 89 168 37 366 53 596 23 752 5 572 13 614 8-1
8-12. Total. ................... 45 990 600 43 561 181 21 754 400 20 151943 2 420 54 8 2 111 827 5 848 854 5 638 268 15 946 798 15 659 143 8-12
4. Car-miles thousands~s:
4-01. Loaded east................... 8 613 528 7 9785358 3 512 47 3 207 170 419 127 372 209 1 145 011 10915180 3 536935 35075939 4-01
4-02. Loaded west.. 6 070 669 5 574 715 2 040 06 6 1 878 580 510 322 453 105 874 041 798 267 2 646 236 a 444 763 4-02
4-08 Loddtotal. 14 684 197 135353273 5 5525325 5 085 750 929 449 825 314 2 019 052 1 889 847 6 183 171 5 752 368 4-08
4-04. Empy east. 249 234 2 920 959 991 017 889 748 396 425 349 280 467 210 404 800 1394 582 1 877 737 4-04
4-05. Emy ,west.. .5 ............... 53587 5 296 746 2 453907 288le158 303 163 264 516 724 522 685 895 2351195 218 i783 4-05
4-06. Emp total................... 9 081821 217 705 3444024 3 077 894 699 588 613 796 1 191532 1 089 495 3 745 777 436 520 4-06
4-07. Lod and empty,e~ast............... 11 862 762 10 899 517 4 503 474 4 096 918 815 552 721 489 1 612 221 1 495 780 4 931 515 4 585 336 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west.... ....... .. 11 903256 10 871 461 4 493 975 4 066 732 813 485 717 621 1 598 363 1 483 562 4 99743 455q6035g46 408
4-09. Loaded and empty, total.. .5 .766 018 21 770 978 8 997 449 8 163 644 1 629 037 1 43911 38oa10 584 2 979 542 9 928 948 9 188 883 4-09
4-10. Caboose, east andwest.. 472 27 441 408 167 922 154 493) 21 465 19 592 78 101 7 332Q 204 784 194 003 4-10
4-11. Passenger-train cars (in frei ht trains), east and west. 107 4 1 115 513 5 5 7 8 2 6 7 87 1 20 6 1 27 4 15 9 4 15 2 8 6 5 12 9 7 1 as6 4-11
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders thousandsd) :
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives. ..... 110 899 6153 tos ag 29 es 49 536 441 44 967 672 7 595 831 6 853 062 19 086 207 17 ess 062 34 681 17 4 3 8 842 587 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives. ...........2 6 6 8 91 8 2 3 7 87 8 55 17 6 86 1 8 315 -2 -5 agas3 t9 7 87 2 6 3 22 67 9 2 3 5 49 7 53 5-02
5-08. Electric locomotives. 791 52 2367 215 1 806 383 1 696 263 521 396 444 458 463 473 426 494 5-03
5-04. Other locomotives.. 58 743 20 899 12 97 9 9 405 45 764 11 494 5-04
5-05. Total. .1 140 318 566 188 672 352 51 373 489 46 691 655 8 117 227 7 297 520 19 314 760( 17 852 849 61 513 090 56 830 328 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles o'f cars, contents, and cabootse.(th;ousandds):
6-01. Total in coal-burning, steamlocomotivetrains. ... .) 789 777 926 730 506 649 355 668 922 320 401 834 75 563 515 66 502 092 126 262 752 115 805 892 232 082 739 217 796 831 60
6--42. Total in oil-burning, steam locomotive trains. .. 16 4 2 5 234 14 7 7 69 87 9 49 90 9 5 4 7 69 4z9 g 4 2 i g9a 16 1 gto 7 6 185 3 14 4 21 9 48 6-02
6-08. Total in electric locomotive trains. ..........2 3 6 83 6 35 2 1 4 2 7 08 1 8 017 33 9 1 6 918 3 6 3 Oa 1 12 4 2 5 76 7 46 2 6 45 172 8 2 4 7 5 97 6-08
6-04. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains. ..... 4 7 9 9 59 15 9 9 51 54 54 6 1 9 7 96 4 a5 4 13 14 O 15 5 6-04
6--05. Total in all freight trains. .............978 193756 889 679 187 373 990 716 336 794 764 78 584 639 69 078 838 187 701 894 117 099 054 397 916 507 366 7065331 6-05
7. Net ton-miles, revenue andnonrevenue (thouands). 405 836 436 364 723 076 160 464 510 14.2 791 968 42 043 ;85 36 614 579 52 605 470 47 580 548 150 722 671 137 936 181 7
8. Train-hours (including train-switching hours at way stations). 28 933 375 27 11*/ 916 to 964 sea 9 981 471 1 429 824 1 285 063 4 734 517 4 459 401 11 804 746 11 398 081 8
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-1.Tai-ilsodiay... ... ... ... 537.9 7-3 9.5 d-7 5.8 5.5 4** 4.2 9-01
9-42. Net ton-miles. ........... .....4,792 4377726861.5 684376339319283 0
10. Averages pr train-mile (exc~ludling hight trains):
10-01. La motive-miles (prinexpal and helper)........ 1.07 1.07 1.1 11 1.06 1.05 1.0410]10 1.04 10-01
10-02. Loaded f eih ar-miles. .............30.7 j0.2 }}.7 33*j 45-1 43.7 24.8 24. 2.2 as.5 1(M2
10-08. Emt freg car-miles. ......1.0 18.3 21.0 20.1 33.9 325 14.7 14.1 1 .7 1 7.0 10-08
10--04. Tt feg car-miles excludingg ca~boose).... 49 7 48.5 54.7 54-1 79.o 7.2 39 5 38.7 *(.9 45. 5 1(M4
10-05. Gross ton-mile (excludmgloomotiveandtenders). ,07 1,98 2,27 2,2~ 1 3,09 ,661 ,1,ast 1,81. 1(0--
10-06. Net ton-miles. .lc 13 979 o3b 1.931 713 684e 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-mile. .1 258 253 253 251 351 347 224 219 266 259 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile. .. .. .. ... .1 27.6 26.9 28.9 28.1 45.2 44.4 26.1 25.1 24.4 24.o 12
18. Car-mile ratios:
18-01. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles, eastbound. .. .. 72.6 7.2 86.0 8.23 1.4 51.6 71.0 7 .0 71.7 12.1 18--01
18-02. Percent loaded of total freightecar-miles, westbound. ..1.0 5.3 4.1 *2.7 3.1 .7 5.8 5.0 5.1 18--02
18-03. Percent loaded of total freight ear-miles (east and west). .1. 8 62.J .7 62 -3 57.1 gy .) 62.9 6j, 6L. 8, }.6 1-03
14.A 804. Percn e bound of total loaded freight car-miles. ....58.7 58.9 63.3 3. 45-1 *)5-1 56.7 57.a 57-2 57*5 18-04
14 1 an-ies. ... ... .. ..16.7 16.7 15*2 15.3 14.6 14.9 17.3 17-3 18.o 17.a 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles' (excluding 'locomotives' and tenders). 3,808 j2,d08 34,110 33,742 59,961 53,7155 26,9733 26,259 33, 70J 32,190 14-02
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of total train-hours.* .1 20.8 21.3 26.5 27.6 28.0 27.2 16.6 16.9 6. 16.9 15


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# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the pe tod*
* Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


U+USH ERNMENTPRINTING*OFFICE: 194;4.245434


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 127 reports of freight train statistics representing 137 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBERI 1940 AND 1939


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)