Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1953

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Title:
Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1953
Series Title:
Statement ;
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Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher:
The Bureau
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1953
Frequency:
monthly
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Locomotives -- Performance -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the performance of the current month to that of the previous year.
Issuing Body:
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.
General Note:
"Compiled from ... reports of freight train statistics representing ... railways."
General Note:
"Switching and terminal companies not included."
General Note:
Description based on: Jan. 1936; title from caption.
Citation/Reference:
Picklist IC1ste35

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EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES ER ITI POCAHONTAS REGION INcuJLNOl SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT E
ITEM POCAHONC AS REGION IE
1953 1952 1'~l~~ IC)E 1_952 I~~F1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 NO
AGGREGATES
1. iloaofroadoperated at loH oi ofan ..................... 224482 224 92i9( %( 597 52 735L 8073 8074 60c070 60 807 37 15 2 37 475 12l6 060 126 6 47 1
2. Train-mile (locomotive-propelle and motorcar traina:

2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trained ................. 607 434 664 39 51 db~ C15 O I 48 331 66 35 5 535 77 2 581 37O1 -1 71 b662 83 O2 9!g 2-03
2-05. Total locomotive-popelled train .................... 41 391 2:20 43 257 jB0 12 905b3L3Bs30 302 52087 2 554502 15 057 490 16 378 832 6 890 55 8 7 399 318 19 443172 19 479 4301 2-05
2-06, Notorear-propelled trails ............................ 34 7 7 bl 34 98 91 -ap ~ 1 10 4 -I 1 10 4 -1 -1 4 77 5 33 88 t -0
2-08. Ordinary .................... 40583 74 4 42 730 631 12 702 660 135893 204 2 130 71 3 2 516 090O 14 83357 3 16 109 29 4 6 83 2251 7 32704 5 19 318 120O 1935000O2 2 2-08
2-09. Liht ..................... 442251 556 208 202 74 3 232 230 21 374 38412a 224117 270 642 58 30 7 72 273 159 82 7 213 293~ 2-09
j. Road locom~otive-ilea:
3-4. Principal ...................... ... ................ 41 41002 i2 43 289 82 9 12 909 33 6 13 844 6601 2162123 2 564 58 5 15 071 459 16 409 24 5 6 889 99 b 7 399 360 19 448 56 8 19 481 224 3-01



3-06, Total, 41esel-electri- only .......................... 30 205 3 73 25 615186 9 561 22 9 8 037 237 1073370 591552 10634599 8 628 7 89 4Y35 00 6 4 638222 14 635 76 8 12 418 17 5 3

Train-switchinglocomotve-ml~ee:

3-13. total ............................................... 1 3 7055 4 05 9364 145 1 58 1 60 833 207513 4 193 243 90 166230 ~a i 8 184 76 64864 30 990 55 1371779 1475 638 3-1


3-01. adedtrc oastnotrth ................................. 8 98710 2 9018 19 29706 316321 51908 66341 4 348751 3866 140321 145081a 903 37076 3-01
F12. Loades, loest or sout................................. 74 879 4 8418 27 63 7I 211 66 4 45 -O 6 486 5 43 20 3 1 3 1 6 7 05 3504 3-o2
4-0). Imtaded total ... ................................. 1 670 981 47 06 374 1505 3 5 52 98 5 963 67 19 11 00 90 16010 99 642 994 25 665 2 25 73 4 39 775 3 5 474 100 )-o3
F-04, ptye ita astornorth a.. ol nl n31 ... 838620 35613 10 2296 9312 33658 1061 3344 135904 9 129 66 58039 25 19226 17 476 0 539 3 6ok
3-5.Empty......weatorsouth .......... 1 ~520681 53908 26192170 -013 37770 5097 2 12 9940 25 1 09 7 4 773 8315 211993 1994 5-
4-06, Empty, etotald ........................................ 9067 611 89 01, 294 i46 61 28 75 10 637 8 87 1 365 84 41 386 075 136 7 1 5 910 41048 194 37 06 -
Ic-07,14odedanestyeast ernorth ........................... 1273305a 9126063 3997 661364 40993 849 10268 34 484655 512 628 198360 197Z 58 980290 55401 69 4-
l-08. loadedas icapt yr estorsouth............. 1261487 1284502 39980767 21 6764 8337O6 99 645 483183 51644 33 180651 193 618 5829775 9574 4-08
4-C9* nt.Loedandmt yrtortal.................. 253479 2 5456358 79 12 9771 0639 1~268067 202330 967836 10290569 3842 39145 7534 17952 9 11216 093 -09
'c-10.Caboorset ldrectten.. 419601 43 60 1326U0 145145 3 70 5 2226 2618 1486 251676 702 74975 21 9393 193444 -105
i-11. Poaassne carrin cmt~ ars, ll diretion ............ 127 14 5 1 56 83 5 9 11 4 18Y 94 4 61 6 1 68 13 6 5 520 O 115 2 8 1986 19 35 509 169 3 4-11

L-12. 0ther psuenger-traia care, all directions ........... 4 621 3 98 4 1 136 99 8 3 4 4 2 1 170 1 040 89 9 9131 2 55 2 2031 4-12
5. Grosea o-atiles of road loconotie and tenders (thous):
5-ol. coalburningtsteamocomotives............. 3 347 29 6 4 945 7 37 1 299 523 2 055 549 500 920 862 5 76 1800)44 3 !938 12 5 597 50 3 759 938 9493950 1 247 67 4 5-01
5-02.011-bruningsateamlocomotives ............. 984092 13571 344 247 68' i47 685 9442 25 534 974 40 3 1 345 125 -
5-3. Diesel-electric locomotiva... ...........8.. 6970 20 3 7 603 891 2 606 602 i: Z202 52 9 320112 158 751 2 926 714 2 361 280 1 35081 7 1 218 139 4 692 072 4 024 4 72 5-03
5-04. Electric 1ocomotifu .................. 217 62 8 241 831 144 87 3 154 61L 28 740 41 271 173 C1 3 195 8871 -1 44 01 5 45 944 50
5~-OS. Other lo~omotives .................................... 16 6 93 87 71- -] -I -I 16 69 3 8 7 5
5-0. Total ............................................. 13 535 91 2 14 162 89 O 4 051 24 5 4 413 37 9 849 77 2 1 082 59 8 4 901017 5 49L, 5.77 1 957 76 2 2 003 611 6 677 13 6 663 302 5-o6
6. Gross ton-siele of cars, contente, and cab~oose (thoue):
6-01. TotalIn coa-burning.ratealocomotirsetraine ..... 23 76112 3 37287 716 8 739 70 5 15148819 4466718 8554197 13206423 23703016 4 79416 2 6 048 257 5 760538 7 536 443 6-41
6-02. Total in oil-barningl steam locomotive traina ......... 5 724774 8 460 318i 61 ---61 45 44 3 165 836 5 679 331 8 2?94 421 602
$-O).Total in dinel-electric locomotire trais...... 82 968141 69419185 25856526 21005306 3634880 1 474 818 29 491 40 8 22 480 124 12 602 35 3 11 68980 B 40894380 352492561 03
60*.Tota In electric locomottre trains.................. 1 932 480 2 135 341 1 4562i41 1 586 305 202 950 281 839 1659 191 1 86814 4 -1 273289 267 197 6-o*
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorear train ........ 20 3 14 8 9 3 9 6 1 -1 -1 6 1 -1 -1 20 314 0 8 87 81 6-oS
606 Total Inallfrinht train. .......................... 114 609 65 8 117 31149 9 30 052 474 37 740 552 83~04 54 10 310 854 44 357022B 48 051 40 6 17 441 95 8 17 90 89 8 52 810678 51 556195 6-o6
Cr7, Total of pas. -train care and contenta incl.Ia b-06 320566 321 56 8 62381 64 783 ~ 2934 3 432 68 3 15 68 215 58017 65 872 194234 187 4811 6-07
7. Net In-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thoueande)........... 51 75597 3 54 739725 16 340 D25 17764578 4516639 5 696 60 7 20857 t64 23461185 G053346 8 456 99 5 22 845063 22 821 54 5 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way s1tatons):
8-01. Coal-burnin~g steam loconotivepropelled trains ....... 588 4 9 51 953 19 1 250 85 7 423 90 91 68 70 8] 121 624 319 56 5 545 5 3 12107 7 185 000 147 85 3 222 6 5 81 841
8-02, 011-borning steam loconotive-propelled traina ........ 151 851 239 6' 9S -1 41 -1 -I 4 2 659 6 87 5 149 192 232 8161 842
8-03. Diesel-electric loconotive-propelled trains .......... 1 4910 95 1 301 161 501 157 433 50 950 826 30 64d 8 551 98 3 464 157 270 257 250 351 668 65 5 586 6~3( 8-o3
8-C*, lectric oeocmetie-propelled trine ................. 93312 38 202 26356 28 662 2674 4 089 29030 32 751 -1 4182 5 451 Mbr
(e5. Other loconotive-propelled trains .................... 1 7 34 6 6 -1 "I -I -II 1 73 4 6 6 8-o
8-6~. Notoroar-propelled trained ................ Z~ 25 9 2353 19 2- 19 2 -1 2 259 2 161 8-06
8-47. Total train-hours.. 2268e64 6 i 534 668 778 370 8862a7B 122 208O 156 361 900b78 1042 637 303 99 3 442226G 974075 1049 805 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Average per aile of road per day:
9-ol. Train-miles, ordinary ................................ 5.9 6.1 7.8 8.3 8.5 10.1 7.9 8.5 5.9 6.3 lr.9 L.9 9-1
9-02. hot ton-siles ........................................ 7,437 7,850 10,022 10,867 18,068 22,760 11,090 12,466 6,992 7,280 5,818 5,813 942
10. Averages per train-sile (excluding light trained :
10-01. Loocootive-mles (principal and helper) ....., 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.07 1.ok 1.06 1.05 1.07 1.01 1.02 1.02 1.03 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight ear-ales ................ 39.7 38.6 39.8 38*8 h5.k L5.7 lr0.6 39-9 36.7 34. 9 L0.2 38.8 lo-o2
10-4). Empty freight car-mles .................. 22.1 21.0 23222.0 33.5 3.7 24.6 24.0 20.0 18.5 20.9 19. 1-o
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 61.8 59.6 63060.8 78.9 80.4 65.' 63.9 56.7 53.4 61.1 58.3 10I-04
10-0)5. Gross ton-miles (sexl. loconotives and tenders)i ..... 2,796 2,745 2,838 2,776 3,898 4,098 2,990 2,983 2,553 2,kl4 2,734 2,661 10-05
10-06. Net ton-sles ....................................... 1 ,263 1,281 1,286 1,307 2,120 2,264 1,1106 1.256 1,19115 ,83 1,182 10-06
11. Groes teln-mles of loconotives and tendeors pr locometivertle 306 300 284* 281 363 378 2956 295 3276 261 322 318 1
12. 8et ton-alles per loaded carw les ............................. 31.8 33.2 32.3 33.6 16.7 49.5 3. 653. 312. 051
13. Car-aile ratios: Loaded frettht care
13-41. Percent of total car-mlles. *ast or north ....... 69.7 71.5 74,6 77.2 60.3 64.6 72.0 7b.6 70.7 73.3 67.* 68.0 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, ret or cuth ....... 58.7~ 5.o 51.9 50.8 5L.7 48.8 52." So.4L 58.8 57.1 61r.0 65.2 13-2
13-03. Ibroont of total ear-miles, all directions .. 66.2 64 .7 63.2 639 57.5 56.8 62.2 625 6L.7 65.3 65.7 66.6 13-o?
13-06. percent east or north of total ear-slles .... 5k.5 54.7 58.9 59-9 52.8 57-7 57.9 59.5 56.0 56.8 51.3 h9.9 13.04
1. Avrarges per traia-hour:
101c. Traia-alles ...................... 1.g 17.1 16.6 15.6 17.6 16.3 16.7 15.7 17.5 16.7 20.0 18.6 14-o1
14-0;2. Greesr ton-s:11u (excl. locoaotives and tendere) .**** 50,519 46,283 L6,318 62,583 67,954 65.913 k9,254 L6,086 66,270 k0,686 54,216 68,920 Th-o2
15. Percent tmlransitching horr s t ray stations or
tctal train-hears*............... ....... 21.3 20.7 26.k 25.1 26.3 2k.1 26.4 2*.9 21.2 20.9 16.6 16.5 1


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Li.8. DEProaTOR I


Sabjct to revision


*Excludes evitching time of train looomotives at initial and final terminal*


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1953 O 200318


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

111liilllll iiiiiilliH1II 111111111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 6793 auaAU oP TRANSPORTENBNOYOCS ANJD TA'HHCS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
OF JANUARY 1953 AND 1952


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A
JANUARY 1953
























EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


3 767 92
9 385 755


13 153 684

13 153 684
13 052 401
101 283

13 152 718
158 46
233066
13 544 251
4 029 353
9 514 898




943 83


1 267 423
318 49

21 020 654
1 173 400

270 275
214 149
484 424
113 373
151 634
265 007
383 648
365 783
749 431
13 416
219


1 111161
18280
2 603 117


3 732 558

9 098 076
92 143
24 390 713


33 580 952
114 427
15 420 021

224 100

522 242



751 492


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2-i41







2-07
2-08
2-09
3-01
23-0
23-C
23-0

3-07

3-08



3-09

3-lo

3-11


31~2
3-13
3-14


3-15
3-16

5-ol
5-02
5-3
5-ok
5-05

6-o6
6-07

6-49
6105

5-ol


5-02
5-o3
5-04
8-05
8-06

&02


ITEM


1753


19:2


3 591 1 992


19927


1. WIles of road operated at close of nonth ............... .....
2. Train-sles (locoml~potiv-poplld and motorcar trained :
2-01. steam locomotive-propelled trates .................***
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ........**
2-0). Elec'.ric loconotive-propelled trained ...........*
2-04. Other locolrotive-propelled trained ....................
2-0). Total locoeotive-propelled trates ....................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trained *
2-07. Total train-miles.................**
2-08. Ordiasry . . .. . . .
2-09. Light .. . . . .. .. .. .
3. Road locomotive-llles:
)-01. Principal ....................... .........
3-02. Ilelper (ezeludes "B and trallagd A' units) .........
3-03. Light . .. .. .. . .. . ..
3-ob. Total locomotive-aie ..................
3-05. Total, steam only ..................
3-06. Total, diessl-electric only ..........................
) 07. Total, electric only .................
3-08. Total, other . . . . . .
Train-awitching locomotive-ailee:
3-09. Steam locoeotives..................*
}-10. Diesel-electric locorotives ..........................
3-11. Electric loconotives .................
3-12. Other loconotivels...................
3-1). Total .. . .. . . . ..
3-14. MIlee initial and flnal terminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit niles:
3-15. Road . . . . . . .
3-16. train switching ......................................
4. Car-niles thousandss):
*-01. Loaded. east or north.................
4-02. Imaded, rest or south ................................
rc03. 14aded, total ....................**
94-0. Empty, east or north .................
-4O5. Ecoty. rest or aunth ................*
4-06. Empt y, total .. .. .. .. .. .. .. **
6-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and spt, veast or south .............
4-09. Loaded and emrpty, total...............
r-10. Caboose, all directions...............
r-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions ..........,....

5. Gross ton-siles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam loconrottres .......................
5-02. Gil-burning steam locolotives .......................*
5-03. Mossel-electric loconotives ................
5-06. Electric loconotives .................

5-46. Total .. .. .. .. . . ..
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burning steam locomottre trains ........
6-02. Total In oil-barnng steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-electric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric loeomottre trains..........
6-05. Total In other locofiotive and motorear trained ********
6-06. Total in all freight train .. ............
6-07. Total of pass. train care and content Incl. In 4-06
7. Netr ten-niles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousande).....**
8. Train-hours (incl. rrsai-avitching hours at ay stationa:
&-01. Coal-burrning steam locor-otive-propelled tratus .,.....
8-02. C11-buranin stamI locomotive-cropelle trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loccootive-propelled trrains ******.. .
8-Ch. Electric locormetive-provelled trains .................
8-C$. Other locon~otive-propllled trains ....................
8-CL. Lotoroar-prop~lled trains .............*
8-07. Total train-hours..................*

AVERAGES

9. Avreragesper mles of road per day:
9-C. Train-silee, ordinary.................
9-C2. hot ton-rtles ... ...........
10. Avrages per train-adle (excluding light trained :
10-G1. locerothre-liles (principal and helper) .........,....
10-0)2. Loaded frreght car-miles...............
10-0). Empty freight car-niles ...............
10-041. Total freight car-ntles (excluding caboose) ,.........
10-05. Gross ton-ciles (exel. locoactives and tendon)....
10-06. Net ton-stles .., ... ... ..... .....
11. Gross ten-etles of locomotives and tenders per locorsetive-r~ile
12, Not ton-silee per loaded ear-nile..............
13. Car-rile ratio: Imaded fraight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-mnilsl, east or north ..
13-02. Percent of total car-niles, west or senlth .. ...,
13-0). orcesnt of total car-niles, all directions .. ....
13-ck. Percent eat or north of total car-siles ..........
1. Arnrages per trata-hour:
14-41. Tratomniles .. ... ..... .. .. ....
14-62. crts~oe ton-riles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. PRlcent train-switchitag hours at way stations of
total train-hou~rs* .............


224 459

22 411 003
55 539 243
1 210 021
107 082
79 267 349
64 956
79 332 305
78 496 984
8315321

79 282 163
2 418 059
35 491 794
85 192 016
25 409 136
58 247 376
1 422 087
113 417

2 413 965
4 584 022
95 892

7 093 975
1 525 846

142 218 992
6 123 600

1 710 706
1 4484 31
3 159 137
729 OO4
998 779
1 727 783
2 439 710
2 447 210
4 886 920
80 241
2 201


6 261 977
1 915 543
17 264 991
436 202

25 929 982

44 293 971
11 220 681
160 835 394
3 949 450
384 554
220 684 050
627 573
99 416 188

1 095 842
293 477
2 878 346
65 686
3 283
4 162
4 340 796


224 919

34 950 603
48 523 29 9
1 307 609
8 584
84 790 09 5
70 937
84 661 032
83 801 839
1 059 193

84 852 34 2
3 247 07 6
4 282 615
92 382 0 3 3
39 863 121
50 936 740
1 573 341
8 831

3 912 214
3 835 410
112 35 3
252
7 860 22 9
1 749 84 5



1 805 214
14 42 567
3 2 87 7 81
711 063
1 067 425
1 778 48 6
2 516 277
2 549 990
5 066 267
85 54 9
3 003


9 521 52 6
2 682 791
15 106 359
487 602

27 800 534

72 266 34 O
16 803 660
139 961 98 5
4 316 269
50 8 9 5
233 399 149
626 161
108 838 814

1 810 536
465 54 5
2 567 436
74 533
39 e
4 7 98
4 923 24 6


52 566

6 631 472
17 111 406
480 616

24 723 495

24 723 495
24 329 445
394 050

24 731 002
1 195 3644
1 460 417
27 386 763
7 744 183
18 526 142
1 116 438


834 149
1 896 044
80 710

2 810 903
426 831

41 761 423
2 464 376

575 592
406 823
982 415
192 249
363 373
555 622
767 841
770 196
1 S38 037
25 400
222


2 409 706
247
5 078 414
294 208

7 782 575

16 148 575

50 289 685
3 029 298

69 467 558
128 572
31 571 485

465 650

968 217
52 506


1 486 373


60 639

8 543 524
19 134 041
1068 940

28 746 BOS

28 746 505
28 313 120
433 385

28 755 378
1 339 627
1 640 344
31 735 349
9 932 796
20 592 258
1 210 295


1082 759
2 033 660
86 196

3 202 615
452 701

46 708 602
2 667 780

669 626
491 642
1 161 268
253 414
431341
684 755
923 040
922 983
1 846 023
29 560
255


3 309 225
247
5 693 879
346 601 /
9 349 952

23 963 023

57 297 166
3 401441

84 661630
134 050
39 692 026

590 377

1067 272
57 466


1 715 115


60 80 6

14 932 371
15 794 54 9
1136 484

31 863 404
2116
31 865 520
31 342 706
522 814

31 921 34 3
2 005 782
2 232 56 5
36 159 690
17 696 19 C
17 139 09 6
1 324 39 6


1 772 179
1 706 742
100 203

3 579 124
561 251



753 95 9
513 74 5
1 267 704
252 319
494 130
746 44 9
1 006 27 8
1 007 87 S
2 014 15 3
32 67 O
35 6


5 609 92 6
1 377
4 703 717
382 521

10 697 541

45 325 697
7 8
45 221 80 5
3 720 05 O
1 3 3
94 267 963
123 967
46 022 87 9

1 0 30 6 5 O

913 09 6
63 499


2 007 604


37 47 5

5 412 85 9
8 982 88 6


14 395 74 5

14 395 74 5
14 264 847
130 89 6

14 395 72 5
222 102
272 791
14 890 61 8
5 798 564
9 092 05 4



642 872
768 604


1 411 47 6
342 916



285 87 5
219 144
505 019
104 304
164 524
268 82 8
390 179
383 66 8
773 847
14 616
411


1 456 74 6
54 506
2 391 454


3 902 706

11 678 707
351 87 2
23 174 34 B


35 204 927
122 672
16 517 38 5

348 233
14 25
490 071



852 53 9


126 668

10 099 550
27 019 447
141081
107 082
37 367160
64 956
37 432116
37 131 463
300 653

37 374 067
919 965
1 618 384
39 912 416
11 446 987
28 140 220
211792
113 417

1007 676
1 606 469
9 696
96
2 623 937
754 706

74 489 736
2 262 620

770 805
742 640
1 513 445
362 217
415 804
778 021
1 133 022
1 158 444
2 291 466
37 265



1 841591
1 897 016
8 987 995
89 601

12 847 472

11 232 872
11 128 538
79 147 515
548 009
384 554
102 4414 88
379 096
44 304 141

281 365
268 327
1 288 832
8 220
3 283
4 162
1 874 189


52 732

11 273 207
14 622 314
1007 432

26 902 953
2 116
26 DOS5 069
26 458 58 9
446 48 C

26 941 20 9
1 711 207
1 939 08 9
30 591 505
13 497 OB e
15 911 721
1 182 69 E


1 393 818
1 617 870
93 004

3 104 692
526 521



625 111
417 661
1 042 77 2
181 499
395 608
577 107
806 610
813 269
1 619 87 9
27 593
32 5


3 926 511
1 377
4 366 103
303 118

8 597 109

29 076 52 8
7 8
41 978 607
3 169 68 6

74 225 032
117 541
34 974 633

798 607

850 994
55 74 5

35 2
1 705 70 5


8 073

1 912 051
2 022 635
88 324

4 023 010

4 0235 010
3 983 675
39 335

4 024 376
144 283
179 927
4 348 586
2 188 613
2 066 116
93 857


248 610
137 616
5 486

391 712
25 870

4 947 179


94 OZ4
84 819
178 853
61165
67 968
129 133
155 199
152 787
307 986
4 160
933


899 519

615 465
52 393

1 567 377

7 814 448

7 007 481
372 143

15 194 072
5 478
8 120 541

124 727

99 055
4 960


228 742


8 07 4

3 659 164
1 172 2 35
129 052

4 960 4 51

4 960 451
4 884 117
76 334

4 980 134
294 57 5
293 47 6
5 568 18 5
4 199110
1 227 37 5
'141 700


378 361
88 872
7 199

474 432
34 730



128 84 8
96 084
224 932
70 820
98 522
169 34 2
199 66 8
194 606
394 274
5 077
31


1 683 415

337 614
79 403

2 100 4 32

16 249 369

3 243 19 8
550 364

20 042 931
6 42 6
11048 24 6

232 04 3

62 102
7 754


301 89 9


126 63 8

14 605 37 3
23 745 864
171125
8 584
38 530 94 6
68 821
38 599 767
38 194 28 6
405 481

38 535 27 4
1 019 192
1 777 259
41 331725
16 368 361
24 705 590
248 94 3
8 831

14 97163
1 360 064
12 15 0
252
2 869 629
845 67 8



765 38 O
749 67 8
1 515 05 6
354 44 O
408 769
763 209
1119 820
1 158 44 7
2 278 267
38 26 3
2 23 6


2 454 85 6
2 626 90 8
8 01118 8
105 081
2 2 54
13 200 28 7

15 261 736
16 451 710
71 565 832
596 219
50 76 2
103 926 259
379 522
46 298 550

431 653
451 303
1 164 2 69
11 034
39 6
4 44 6
2 063 10 3


'.9
7,517

17.0


2,Al I
1,266


70.1
59.2
(4.6
5".2

18.A3

50,840


6.2


1.00

21.7

2,794
1,299
731


71.7
58. 1
tir.9
44.9

17 2
47,408

27.7


7 9
11,180


?2.8


286


75.0
52.8
63.9
r8.6

16.6
"t,736

26.7


11.7ci

1.07


(1.2
2,805

2e1
7'.5

77.5


59.9

15.8
6),516

25.2


9.i
1.7,049

Llr.9

77.1


j360

60.6
55-5

52.6
17.6
66,4r2o


10.1

51.76



377
19.1


'7.0
57-3
16.r
it,390


2'+.3


7.9
11.19'




65.2
2.990
1,4*02
295
34.2

72.5
53.3
62.9
57.7
16.8
4~9,362

26.7


8.6


1.)7

7'.P


1,468
296


74.9
51.0
c2.9



"6,95


25.1


6.0


1.71
77.1

57.4
? <73
1 181
276
11.8

7).4
5H.5
oir.6
5:.8

17. 5
r0,08 cO

21.0


6.]

1.02



2,1r68
1,158
262
72.7

73-3
57.1
a5.3
50.6

16.9
1;1,294


20.9


).0
5,928
1.02
1,o.7
21.0
t1.7
2,759
1,193
322
29.3
b8.0
64r.1
66.0
50.9
20.0
)u.659

16.6


50
6,393

1.02
39.6
20.0
59.6
2.721
1,212
319
30.6

68.3

bt.5
50.5
18.7
50,37rr

16.4


20.7 |


* Cxclude4 switching tine of train locomotives at Initial and final terminals.
& 9pnresents an nvernve or tce milenpe verorted at the close of eacn Ronth witnin the roeriod.


';. S. crOvERNMENT I'RIN11NG OFFICE 1:13 O 2003181


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3I1 1111 1111111 1111lii 126 INTERSTATE COMblERCE COMMISSION
3 2208851 6942 BUReAU OF TRANSPORT E NOM(ICS AND WI'ATISICS


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from~ 1;1 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TWO MONT11HS L'M.ED WITH Ef~bRJIdIHY 1Y9) 1. 19j52


EASTERN DISTRICT
actroING
POCAHONTAS REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT ~


UNITED STATES








Subjct to lreviionl IN TERSTATE COMMERCE COMMIS 810N Statement No. M1.-211 (OS-A)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STAI1Snce FEBRUARY 195 3


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 171 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
`OR *"C P OK"H OrF TEBlrUAY 19ta AND 1952


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION Inc~u DIN SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION INEOM
1957 1952 1953 '-92 1953 1952 19)53 1952 1935 1952 1953 1952


AGGREGATES
1. 'Miles of road operated at close of month ............ 224 430 224 909 S2 51 52 73 2 8 073 8 074 60 60 60 806 J7 152 37 4 7 126 674 126 628
2.Tri-01i s 1 2-02. Dieeel-electric locom~otive-prop~lled trains ....... 26 718 041 24 067 934 8 26815 7 234 901 981 522 607 718 9 249 60 7 842 619 4 519 75 4 400 800 12 948 636 11 824 515 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ......... 602 587 643 210 493 15 492 417 9 999 62 697 533168 555 114 69 419 88 096 2-06
2-L otl cmylsnple tris.......... 37 8 06 41 53 41 11 818 093 13 078623 1 870 923 2405 949 13 689015 15 484~72 6 26312 6 996 427 17 92 988 19 051 516 2-06
2-06. real r~-prls ledtrains...... 37 906 310 41 568 463 11 818 092 1307 9635 1870 923 2405 949 13689 018 15 485584 6 263128 6 996427 17 954169 19 086 452 2-07
2-08. Ordinary 3.......... 7 513 240 41065 478 11626 785 12 865 385 1 852 962 2 368 027 13 479 747 15233 412 6 220 150 6 937 802 17 813 343 18 8 94 2 64 2-08
2-09. Light ..................... 393 070 502 985 191 307 214 250 17 961 37 922 209 26 252 172 42 976 58 625 140 826 192 18 2-09
3.01 Roadcm -slee 37 881 423 41 562513 11821 66 13 096 549 18715351 2415 5491 13693201 15 5120O98s 6262z721 6 996 36 5 17 925 4991 19 05 05 0 3o

3-ok. Total Lcowtadotiels ............. 40 735 773 45 203 00 613 103 470 14 858 170 2 013 868 2 701 74 615 117 338 17 559 916 6 443 142 7 235 035 19 175 293 20 408 057 3-04
3-O5. Total,.tea only ........ 11 920 998 19171 988 3577168 6 410 329 969 515 1997115 4 546 683 8 407444 1 865250 2781201 5 511065 7 98 334 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-elec toi only ............... 28 051i 285 25 251 554 8 964 913 7 674 484 1 002 028 635 823 9 966 941 8 510 07 4 579 892 4 455 852 13 504 452 12 287 415 3-06
3-07. Toutl, electric only ................. 710 680 771 214 561 389 573 357 42 325 68 808 603 714 642 165 106 966 129 049 1-07
3-08. Total, other ..................... 52 8101 8 250 52 810 8 250 3-08
Tri-ev. chSta.co~oe 1 130 09 1 660 882 396 145 660 34 3 114 195 182 55 8 510 34 842 881 148 044 5371 4172 742030
3-10. Diesel-electrie locom~otives ............... 2 217 276 1 889 433 920 873 7 94 75 6 67 743 44 551 988 616 839 307 452 915 376 75 5 775 745 673 371 31
3-11. Electric locomotives 46 022 53 44 2 8 770 43 760 2 581 3 44 O 41 351 47 200 4 671 6 242 31
)-3- herloc tie................. 3395 42 3 803 80 1 355788 1498 859 184 519 230529 1540 307 1729 68 600 959 680 486 12 52 158 1393 991 3
3-14. Milee iitial and final terminals inll. in 3-1) ..... 722 6771 848 26 61 04 9001 252 996 11 799 16 606 216 699 269 602 152 035 166 559 353 945 412 125 3-14
Dis-eI~ ericunt il 68 028 526 20 125 963 2 386 114 -1 22 512 0771 9 847 1031 -1 35 669 3461 -1 3-15
3-16. Train evitchind ................ .. 2 957 857 1 201 090 98 769 1 299 859 562 871 1 095 127 -31
4.Cr-ai leoadd usads) r north 824 799 903 394 277 924 308 790 42 951 62 507 320 875 371 297 129 944 1074 3390 31334o
I-02. Loaded, rest or south ................ 707 548 736 749 199186 205 997 39 213 47 416 238 399 253 413 103 811 108 6821 365 338 374 6541 k-o2
l-03. Loaded, total 1 532 347 1 640 14 3 477 110 514 7 6 82 164 109 923 559 274 624 710 233 755 249 476 739 318 765 957 64~3
6-*04. Empty, east or nrth ................ 342 801 352 250 89 953 87 677 27 557 34 476 117 510 122 353 55 534 51 550 169 957 178 347 l--o4
I-05. Empty, vest or south 47811 528 215 171 203 190 476 30 198 47 54 5 201 401. 238 021 72 900 81 368 203 80 208 826 40
4-*06. Empty, total 820 972 880 465 261156 278 35 57 755 82 021 318 911; 360 374 128 234 132 918 373 827 387 173 L-06
lc07. Loaded and empty. oaser north ............ 1 167 60 125 644 367 87 396 667 70 50 96 985 438 385 493 650 185 278 192 344 3543937 569 650 4-07
I-08. Loaded and empty. rest or south ............1 185 719 1 264 964 370 589 396 47 369 411 94 961 439 8001 491 434 176 711 190 05 O569 20 583 480 4-08
A-09. Loaded and empty. total ................ 2 535319 2520 608 738 266 793140 139 919 191 944 878185. 985 084 361989 582 394 1113145 1153130 L-09
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..38 340 41 94 5 12 140 13 44 6 934 2 459 14 074 15 907 6 394 7 119 17 872 18 919 r-lo

5,Gr01. Co~br tag elocomotirs and ade hous ........ 2 914 681 4 575 791 1 110 183 1 70 96 2 398 599 800 839 1 508 782 2 671 801 513 658 696 808 892 241 1 207 182 5-ol

n-~ Di~~~stl locotr .... .......... 8 31 16 4 502 68 2 4 71 812 2 163 692 296 728 17 8 863 2 768 540 2 342 692 12 525 8 1128 9 2 4 295 623 3 986 766 5-0
5-04. Electric locomotives 218 574 241 906 149 335 148 502 25 653 SB 132 172 988 186 634 45 586 55 272 5-ok

6. r Ttol lon coa br
60.Ttal in disleetri aoor tran ad 84 2553 703 5236 24 453157 20 97 2 6 2 3572 60d 1768 380 27 805 758 22 741042 11788360 11486053 38 2 135 3656286 5 6-0)
6-0 Total in electric locomotive trains .......... 2 016 970 2 17 4 814 1 573 057 1 583 381 169 193 268 52 5 1 742 250 1 851 906 274 720 322 90 86-01
bo6 Total In hef rslh tan ...... 106 08 492 116 00 69 33 415 084 36 483 8 2 6 889 524 9 732 077 40 304 608 46 215 9 8 16 138974 17 501 02 49 650 8 O 52 563 60 &-o

7. Net to-n .ofo reme andtra re ud e ouans 1 4..... 47 7 4 215 54 OO4 0891 15 2630 560 17 252 O 8 3 6 52 902 5 352 6 9 18 888 651 22 561 6 2 7 36 665 8060 901 21484 862 23 472 0009 07
8. o1 Tr o-ura~ ac r low 1 r-pople 1 ay n .... 507 347 857 34 5 214 793 374 698 56 019 110 419 270 812 485 117 130 6323 1352089581

1~~ Pi~~str i ~oo -ropss tr ains...... 1 387 62 126 750 467 060 417 463 48229 31i454 515 289 448 939 252 985 2519 60 619 97 5 7 218 68
8-06 Electric locomotive-propelled trains ........ 32 474 36 331 26150 27 O8 3 2 286 3 66 5 28 436 30 74 8 -4 038 5 5 B 8-06I
-S. Other loconiotive-propelled trains ... 1 5 4 9 3 3 2 -a 55 1 5 493 3 28-oS
8-07 Moto~ ro n eou ................. 8 2072 900 2 308578 708 003 819 420 106 534 145 558 814 537 964 960 357499 410 313 9009 3 1013 28 %8-06

AVERAGES
9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
eel. Train-silee, ordinary ................. 6.0 6.3 7.9 8.4 8.2 10.1 7.9 8.t 6.0 645.0 5.1 9-l
10. Aeragsrs per train-siles (ezeluding ~lght traina):
10-02. Loaded freitht ear-ailes ............................ 40.8 19.9 41.0 40.0 4.l 66.ir '15 I1.0 37.6 7t.0 '15 0.5 lo-o2
10-43. Empty freight car-miles ............................ 21. 21.5 22.5 21.6 71.P 74.7 71.6 23720.6 19.1 21.0 20.5 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 62.7 61.4 6?.5 61.6 75.5 81.1 65. 6.7 58.2 55.1 t7.5 61.0 10-ob
10-05. Gross ton-niles (excl, locomotives and senders) ..... 2 ,828 2,827 2,874 ,~ 1,718 1,~10 2,00 3,0 3r4 2.595 2,494 2,786 2,782 10-05
10-06. Net ton-niles ....................................... 1,272 1,717 1,?10 1,718 1,976 2,260 1,411 1,L81 1,184 1,162 1,205 1,242Z 10-06
11. Groes ton-miles of locom~otises and tenders per loconctive--rle 20r ~12 285 282 357 777 79U 296 275 262 322 ?20 1
12. Not ton-siles per loaded ear-aile ......................... 11.1 71.0 1 1.9 71.4 i46.5 lrA.7 71.8 ?6.1 31.5 72.3 29.0 30.6 12
13. Ca-r-les ratios: Loaded freitht cars
13-01. Percent of total car-milr, east or north ....... 71.6 71.9 75.5 77.8I 60.9 65 73.2 75.2 70.1 71.2 68.8 68.7 3o
13-02. percent of total car-miles, vest or eculth ... .., '9 7 CA.2 5'7.R 57.0 56-5 Irs.9 Is.2 51.6 5A.7 57.2 62.2 64.2 13-*02
13-03. Forcent of total car-miles, all directions .. 61.1 6. 5.1 64b.6 61r.9 g8.7 57.1 61.7 67.1 6c.6 C5.2 66.1, 06.4 13-o?
13-04. percent east or north of total car-niles ....... 51.A 55.1 58.' C'0.7 '?. 5.9 cy7t, 4945.6 56.9 50.6 51.1 13-ok
14. Areraesr per train-hour:
101~. Trata-ciles ..................... 18.3 17.1, 16.7 10017.6 16.5 16.8 16.0 17.5 17.1 19.9 18.8 14-ol
14-4;2. Utonel ton-niles (excl. locomotives ~ad. senders) ..... 51,190 lr8,<98 47,196 4452 4,670 66,870 lr9,482 47,899 45,1L46 '2,165 55.138 51.87u th-o02
15. percent train-switclhtus hours at way stations of
total train-hours* .............. ....,. 21.5 20.6 27.1 25.3 27.0 24527.1 25.2 20.9 21.9 16.1 16.1 15


*Excludes s~itchinp time of train :ocomotives at initilnlnd final terminals.






















J I I EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ~UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT~ POCAHONTAS REGION INCulIDINO OTE DISTRICT IE
ITMPOCAHONTAS REGION NOE
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1 953 1952 1953 1~ 2 ~ 1952


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*EXClUdes Rwitching time of train locomotives at initialand final termineals


Subjcct to revision


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3111111 12621111111 08851111 6801111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
sUnaAu oraspr TRMPSTICONOYICS ~AND sulAm MARCH 195 3


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES ~ /n
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railwasgse

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE WONTH OF MARCH 1953 AND 1952-g1',_


60783

6 876 477
8 618 522
593 566 S

16088564
59 8
16 089 162
15 833 4 31
255 731

16 117 78 6
968658
1 080SO7
18 166 551
8 158 t87
9 328 197
680 167

-815 672
882 738
48 10b

1746 512
268 925



388 241
272127
654 368
129 330
243 210
372 540
511871
515 337
1 026 90 8
16547
164
93 3
2 563 218
570
2 560 394
195108

5 319 295

20 611148

25 465 06 5
1 949 18 9
6 5
48 025 491
57 251
23 284 336

467 268

482 050
32 104

16 8
9 81 59 C


37 475

2 487 581
4 760 146

7247727

7 247 727
7 191 C90
56 03

7 247 37 S
90 018
132 281
7 469 67 8
2 650 822
4 818 85 6


27808 2
406449

684 531
167765



146 57 8
114 574
261152
55 204
83 03
138 239
201782
197 CO 9
399 391
7371
177
8 5 2

663 323
28 64 7
1 267 833

1959 803

54*57 031
179 615
12 377 7 30

18 014 37 6
58 103
8 346 77 9
152 412

257 87 6


4 17 4 5 8


126 604
7170 08
12 572 006
97 95
9 982
19 849 966
28 17
19 878 139
19 687 152
190 987

19 854 318
5399 77
891 90
21 286 200
8 055 644
13 074 326
145 40
10 127
685 511
693 000
8 54
1385937
407 564



400 463
402 438
802 901
184 8261
206 4331
391 25 9
585 289
608 871
1 194 1601
19 682
1016
2 68 4

1 214 019
1 321 575
4 231 457
63352&
2 66 6
6 833 047

7567150
6 364 16 6
38 193 09 8
380 16 8
46 190
54 550 77 2
210 577
24 322 63 9

198 913
216 4 1
608 908
6 125
37 4
1 7 88
1 032 52 3


1. MIlosoroad operated at loss ofoonth .....................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar traine):
2-41. Steaml~oomotive-propelledt rains.........,...........
2-02. DIel-electria locoastive-ropelled trained ..........
2-0). E1otric loom~otivepropelled trains .................
2-44. Other loomo~tive-rprollet trained ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelleatrains ....................
2-06. *otorear-propelled trained ..............
2-o?. otal train-ailes...................
2-08. ordinay........................
2-09. litht .. ...... .. .... ... .. ...
). Road locomotive-ailee:
3-01. PRincipal .................. ................
3-02. 8lper includess "Banat~railin 'Auaitr) .........
3-03. ILiht . . . . . .
3-04. Total locomotive-alu..................
3-o5. Total, steam only..................*
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other .....................
Train-sitching locomotive-alles
309. Steam loconotives ..................
3-10. Diesl-electri loecomotives ..........................
3-11. Electric locoaotives ........ ........
3-12. Other locoastivoes ............ .....
3--13, a tal .. . . . . . .
3--14. Milestatuial andfinaal terminalanch.in 3-13......
Disesl-electric unit allee:
3-15. Road .............. ........
3-16. Train switchint *****************-*
4. Car-alles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north..........
PO2. Laded. restor eouth...... .............
4-03. Loaded. total.
Ic04. mpty. east ernorth..
L-05. mpty restorsouuth..
r-06. Empty, total .....................
r07. Laded and empty. uster north ......................
~08. Loaded sai empty, rest or south ......................
k09. Loaded and wpty, total................
4-10. Caboose. anldirection ................
4-11.Paeaenerar crylateare. anldirectione .... .....
4-12. Other puassegr-train cars, all directions ... ...
5. Gross ten-siles or road loomrotivee and tenders (thous):
5-ol. coal-burningsteamloomootivu... .
W2. Oil-b~uning steam looonotioes ........................
5-o). Dieset-electric locomotives ...............
5-OL.Elseatricloomaotivaes................
5-05. Other locomottres ..
5-06, Mal ... ..................
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, contents, and Cabsoone (thouse):
6-41. Total incooal-buratodesteam loconotite trains ........
6-02. Total In oil-bnrning estea locomotive trains .........
6-43. Total In diesel-electric 1ocomotive trains ......
6--ok, Total in electrle locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locoaotive and motorca trains ........
606. Total In all ireight trained ..........................
6-07. Total of pas. -traincareand contents incl. in 606
7. set ten-ilees, revenue and nonrsevene (thouaands) ............
8. Trin-or (incl tr a-sortcl 1 our 1aysrtat on ...

8-02. 011-barning steam looconotive-rpropell trains ........
8--03. Dinel~-electric loconlotive-propelled trains ..........
8-0*0. Electric locomotive-propelled traine .................
~05. other loconotive-propelled traine ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ..
8-47. Total train-hours ................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary .................
9-2. het ton-miles ....................
10. Averages per train-*aile (excludn light trains):
10-01. Loocaotive-iles (principal and helper) .., ...
10-02. Loaded freitht ear-miloes ...,.........
10-43. Empty Ireight car-stles .....
10-04. Total freight car-iles (excluding caboose) .. ...
10-05. Gross town-iles (excl. lo~omours and tenders) ... .
10-06. Net ton-aile ....................
11. Gross ten-miles of locoaotives and tendere per locometive-mile
12. he$ ton-ailee per loaded car-aile..............
13. Car-aile ratios: Imaded freight care
13-1. Percent of total car-.Lth, east or north ... ...
13-2. Percent of total car-miles, rest or cuth ... ...
11-03. Percent of total car-.iles, all directione ...
13-06. Percent east or north of total car-ailes .... ....
16. Are Triaile n ... ...o....... ~~~~~~....
14-42. Grees~ ton-cniles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switchfug hors at way stations of
total train-hours* .. ............


2E4348

11046472
29 850 80 6
674104
62 511
41633893
33 47 2
41667365
41 232 89 5
4 34 47 O

41 641 872
1242859
1 792 51 4
44 677 24 5
12 55310 3
31 265 05 8
79301 6
65 46 6

1 201 39 O
2 526 80
51 757
4 6
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AGGREGATES










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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of~ freight train statistics representing 130 railwags

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR Tr9FE MONTHS SNDED WITP MARSF 195? AND 1952


r ~EASTERN DISTRICT~
ITEM .UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT~ POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDING1 SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IE
POCAHONTAS REGIONNO

1957 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952! 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952


I I I I I


I I I I I I I


L


52 72

16 3i2Z 43b
22 490 721
1 540 890

40 554 04
2 71 4
40 556 760
39 687 b76
669 184

40 612 147
2 555 74 4
2 692 50b
46 060 39
19 8~02 481
24 459 72 7
1 798 191


2 031139
2 455 662
137 681

4 624 482
778167



945 762
640 713
1 586 475
277 586
589 579
867165
1 223346
1 230 292
2 453 640
4164 2
47 2
2 74 7

5 764 169
1 95
6 695 696
462 555

12 924 372

42 682 110

65 013 301
4 862 89
19 6
112 558 3880
171520
52 991 900

1 163 42 2

1 2 96 80
84 3 8 6

520
2 545 143


1


224 421

33 457 475
85 390 049
1 884 125
169 593
120 901 242
98 4 2
120 999 670
119 729 879
1 269 7 9

120 924 035
3 660 918
5 284 308
129 869 261
37 962 239
89 513 034
2 215 103
178 885

3 615 355
7 110 702
147 649
144
10 873 850
2 333156

219 212 106
9 524 793

2 624 027
2 245 980
4 870 007
1117 399
1 505 956
2 623 355
3 741 426
3 751 936
7 493 362
122 370
3 484
14 243

9 304 188
2 926 337
26 592 842
678 037
49 322
39 550 726

66 127 156
17 198 7 22
248 656 261
6 162 101
623 986
338 768 226
987 524
152 666 850

1 625 627
441 340
4 421 423
101 68 4
5 191
6 320
6 601 585


Page a


AGGREGATES #

1. ilee of road operated at ;clos of oath ..................***
2. Tran-iples (locomotive-propelled and motorcar traine):
2-01. Steam locomotiv-propelled trains ........ ,....
2-02. Die**1-electria loccrastivpropelled trains ....*****
2-03. Electric locomotive-rpropelle trains .. ...,...
2-04. Other loocaotive-prop~lled traine ..* .......
2-05. Total locomotivepropelled tratue .** ........
2-06, Motoroar-propelled traina *
2-07, Total train-mles ............******
2-08. Ordinr ........................
2-09. Light .......****
3. Road locomotive-ailes:
3-01. Principal ....* .................
3-02. helper (rcludes B and trailing A* units) ..... ..

)-Ok. Total locomotive-aile *** *****
3-05. Total, sten only .*
3-06. Total diesel-electrie onlF *** ...........
3-07. Total, electric only.........********
3-08. mtal, other ..............*******
Train-evitching locomotive-ailee:
3-09. Stun loomontivoes ...,........*** **
3-10. Diesel-electrie locomou~rn ........................**
3-11. Electric locoonotivses...............**
>-12. Other locoastivees................**
3-1). Total.. .. .. . .. .. . .. *
3-14. lee~initial and final termala teelnc. In -13******
Disa~l-olectric unit mile:
3-15. Road ... .. .. .. .. .. .* *
3-16. Train avitching....................
6. Car-atles (thousands):
4-01. Inaded, east or north..............**
)-02. Imaded West or south ..............................**
4-0). Leaded, total..............*******
l-44. spty east or north** ................
***05. Empty rest or south ..
4-46. Lnpty, total.....................
4-07. Loaded and upty, oest or north **********************
4-08. Loaded aal u~pty, vest or south ....................**
4-09. Imated lad eapty, total..........******
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..............*
4-11. Pusenger carrying care, all directions .............**
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all diresirons ........-**
5. Gross ton-mlesl of road locomotive and tendoer (thoue):
5-01. Coal-burning steam loconotives ................*******
542. Oil-burnint steam laoontir ............***-********
$**3. Dinel~-e~lectr locomotivee .... ...........
5-ok. Ilectric locomotive ....
5M$. 0ther locoaottree **
5*46. Total .......*
6. Gross ton-iles of cars, contntents and cab~ooes (thous):
6-ol. Total in coaL-burning steam loconotive train ......**
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locoeotive trains *** ...
5-03. Total in diosele~lrtia locomotive trains *** ...
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains *** .......
$*OS. Tota in other locomotive and motoroar trains *** ..
6-06. Total In all freight trains *** ...........
6-07. mtal of pas. -train carand oontenta incl. aG 6 6
7. set ten-miles, revunne and nnearoenue (thousands) ... ....**
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at ray stations):
8-01. Coal-bnrning steam locomotive-propelled Iratos *******
8-02. 011-bornint steam locomotive-propelled trained ......**
8-03. DInesl-electric locomotive-propelled traina ........**
8-04. Electric locomotive--opropele train ... .......
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ....................
6-06. Notoroar-propelled trained ..............
8-07. Total train-hour ...................

AVERAGES

9. Avergagepr aile of road per day:
9-01. Traipn-ati, ordinary ..
W*2. het tan-sles.....
10. Averages per train-aile (excluding light trains):
10-01. L~ocorictivesile (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Imated freight ear-sles................
10-43. Epaty freight car-anes .............................
10-04. Total treghbt car-miles (exclu~ding eaboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-mani (ezel. 10aemotives n tendere) ...
10-46. Net ton-sile ....................
11. Gross ton-nlies of loomotives and tenders per locoastrct-ile
12. Re1t on-miles per loaded car-aile ..............
13. Car-aile ratios: Loaded frrl~ht cars
13-01. Percent of total car-allrs. east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-ales, west or scuth ...........
13*0). Frore of total ear-mles~, all directione ... ...
13-06. Percent east or north of total car-alles ... ...
16. Averags per trlain-hur:
10 1~. Trata-sil es......................
14-C2. Gro~ss tan-miles (excl. locomsotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switchfg hours at way statons of
ata~l train-houri ....* ...... .~ ....,..


52 53o

9 838 453
26 363 804
1 529 053

37 731 310

37 731 510
37 124 976
606 334

37 741 635
1 795 324
2 218 712
41 755 671
11 497 363
26 518 102
1 740 206


1 254 648
2 966 672
123 999

4 345 319
655 566

64 466 963
3 866 102

883 534
628 711
1 512 245
291 794
548 520
840 314
1 175 328
1 177 231
2 552 559
36 7 48
413
3 293

3 578 862
247
7 797 800
457 762

11 834 671

23 901 433

77 794 615
4 743 356

106 439 404
204 856
48 385 357

688 913

1 489 997
81 2 86


2 260 196


126 662

lb 190 368
41 476 090
225 049
169 593
57 061100
98 4 2
57 159 528
56 708 611
450 917

57 073 070
1 417 623
2 451 201
60 941 894
17 243 772
43 182 189
337 046
178 885

1 505 OBC
2 483 383
15 45S
144
4 004 062
1152 453

114 511 873
3 543 196

1 186 151
1 157 256
2 343 407
562 495
625 482
1187 977
1 748 646
1 782 738
3 531 384
56 879
2 682
7 734

2 761 891
2 893 889
13 846 355
143 592
49 322
19 695 049

17 014 042
17 021 025
122 515 390
870 572
623 986
158 045 015
579 811
68 484 784

421 417
433 Oil
1 975 468
13 070
5 191
6 320
2 654 477


126 62

21 775 394
36 317 870
269 084
18 566
58 380 914
96 992
58 477 906
j7 881438
596 468

L58 389 592
1 559 169
2 669 164
62 617 92>
24 424 205
37 779 916
394 846
18 958

2 182 674
2 053 064
19 492
336
4 255 566
1 253 24 2



1 165 84 3
1 152 116
2 317 959
539 266
615 202
1 154 46 8
1 705 109
1 767 318
3 472 427
57 94b
3 252
6 926

3 668 67 b
3 948 483
12 242 64 5
168 409
4 92 2
20 033 334

22 828 886
24 815 87 6
109 758 930
976 3817
96 952
158 477 031
590 09 9
70 621189

630 566
667 710
17 77317 7
1715 9
77 2
6 234
3 095 626


224 900

51 4 84 68 2
74 473 97 3
1 999 133
18 566
127 976 354
99 7 O6
128 076 060
126 514 112
15 61 948 0

128 0 71 82 2
4 845 72 9
6 387 30 b
139 304 866
58 728 37
78 158 11
2 3 99 41
18 95

5 691 47 9
5 617 59 4
167 800
336
11 677 209
2 594 099



2 734 496
22 271706
5 OO6 202
10 80423
1 600 101
2 680 52 4
3 814 919
3 871 80 7
7 686 726
129 149
4 360
12 35 6

13 962 08 8
4 033 5 8 8
23 166 04 3
746 038
4 92 2
41 912 67 9

105 901 669
25 347 441
215 997 902 1
6 645 62 6
97 150
353 989 78&
952092
164 792? 568

2 629 12 9
689 130
3 916 270 O
112 7 6 E
77 2
6 75 1
7 354 817


8 073

2 864 254
3 103 318
130 023
09 7
6 097 575

6 038 326
59 249

6 099 538
211 984
267 483
6 579 005
3 268 510
3 172 646
137 849


375 402
212 408
8 195

596 005
39892

7 545 372
312 937

140 078
131 236
271 314
92 506
100 291
192 799
232 586
231 527
464 113
6 318
66
99

1 343 512

957 699
76 683

2 357 894

11 687 028

10 684 274
548 173

22 919 475
9412
12 227 450

186 322

153 022
7 3 2 8

346 672


8 074

5 286 413
1 922 350
189 159
5 9
7 397 922

7 288 56
109 36

7 426 98
418B 69
420 56
8 266 24
6 052 30
2 007 56
206 37 ,


556 712
133 815.
10 62 7

701154
52 009



190 4 3 8
145 159
335 597
104063
147 761
251824
294 501
292 920
587 421
7 575
4 8
120

2 408 97 5

568 415
115 07 4

3 092 464

23 254 935

5 673 593
806 341

29 734 869
9698
16 315 315

334 49 6

98 33 8
11 21 7


444 051


60 609

12 702 687
29 467 122
1 659 076
45 82
43 828 885

43 163 302
665 583

43 841173
2 007 308
24 86 195
48 334 676
14 765 873
31 690 748
1 878 OS5


1 630 050
3 179 080
132 194

4 941 324
695 458

72 012 335
4 179 039

1 023 612
759 947
1 783 559
384 302
648 811
1033113
1 407 914
1 408 7 58
2 816 672
45 066
479
3 392

4 922 374
247
8 735 4 95
534 445

14 192 565

35 588 461

88 478 88$
5 291 529

129 358 875
214 268
60 612 807

875 235

1 643 019
88 6 14


2 606 866


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21 608 84 tr
24 413 07 I
1 730 04 1-

47 951 966 u
2 71 4
47 954 68 2
47 176 137
778 54 5

48 039 129
2 974 440
3 313 0 72
54 326 641
25 054 783
26 467 293
2 OO4 5 6f

2 587 851
2 589 477
148 30t

5 325 636
8 3017 6



1136 200
785 872
1 422 072
381649
737 340
1118 989
1 317 849
1 523 212
3 0410 61
49 217
52 O
2 867

8 173 144
1 952
7 264 111
577 629

16 016 836

65 937 04 5
7 6
70 686 894
5 669 239
19 6
142 293 454
181218
69 307 21:

1 4 97 918

1 395 14 6
95 6 0 3

220
2 989 194


37 150

5 564 420
14 446 837
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20 011 257

19 857 966
153 291

20 009 792
235 987
346 912
2O 592 691
5 952 594
14 640 097


480 225
1 448 239


1 928 464
485 265

32 687 898
1 802 558

414 2.64
328 777
743 041
170 602
231 663
402 265
584 864
560 440
1 145 306
20 425
323
3 117

1 619 923
32 201
4 010 988


5 663112

13 584 653
177 697
37 661 982


51 364 332
193 445
25 569 255

328 975
8 329
802 936


1 140 24C


37 47 5

7 900 440
13 743 032


21 643 472

21 643 472
214 56 537
186 935

21 643 104
312 120
405 072
22 360 29 6
8 449 386
13 910 910


920 954
1175 053

2 096 007
510 681



432 453
333 718
766 171
159 508
247 559
407 067
591 961
581 27 7
1173 236
21 981
58 E
2 563

2 120 0 69
83 153
3 659 287

5 862 50s

17 135 73E
531 48 1
35 552 076


53 219 302
180 77E
24 864 164

500 64 4
21 40 s
747 94 1


1 269 991


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72.9
71.7
58.7
65.1
5'*.6
17.4
48,130

20.6


8.3
16.829



76.8
3,796
2,025
358
65.1
60.2
56.7


17.6
66,113

26.7


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7.559

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21.9
62.6
2,829
1,275
705
71.3
70.1
59.9
65.0
53.9

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10,233

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2,867


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58.4
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11,045

1.07
79.8
21.7
61.5
2,822
1,329
281
73.4

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22,206

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h8.6

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56.7

16.7
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11,112




65-3
2,997
1,404
294
36.0
72.7


57-4
16.8
49,6r22

27.1


81.5
12.527

1.06
40,8
27.7

1.469
295

74.9


59.1
16.0
27,603

25.1


5.9
7,049

1.01
37.4
20.3
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2.587
1,187
275
31.7
70.8
58.7
64.9
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17.6
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21.1


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7,291

1.01
35.7
19.0
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1,159
262
32.5

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41,905

20.8


5.0
6,008

1.02
s1.3
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62.3
2,787
1,208
323
29.2

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66.4
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1.03
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1,220
320
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18.9
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* Ecludes evitching time of train locomotives at initial and final tertrinals.
# Reoresents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the neriod.


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j ~ ~ ~ ~ S z U rA 93 I UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCuelDsO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
2 3 >POCAHONTAS REGION TEOM
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952


1. Miles of road op at2rr c~tb ath.................. 224 3999 224 85 9 52 522 52 71 8) 60731 8 07 41 G 5951 60 79 2 37 I151 37 44 7 126 6531 126 620 1
2. Train-stlss (locoLi-rld p led car trained :
2-01. steamlocomo a9;~ .................... 44 157 4501 66 308 180 12 985 597 21114 9001 3 832 99 6 662 7911 16 816 0961 27 777 6911 7 204 6981 10 186 69 3 20 134 656( 20 343 7 96c 2-4)1
2-012. Disael-electrl ic ropelled~s trained ..... 114 711 367 99 799 483 35 414 242 30180 2231 4 175 0651 2 709 0321 39 589 307 32 889 25bl 19 512 389 18 450 27 555 609 671 48 459 953 2-02
2-0). Electric leocoottypropelled trains ...... .......... 2 518 591 2 645 j67 2 043 817 2 048 826 171 840 236 974 2 215 657 2 285 800 302 934 359 567 2-o3
2-0*. Other locomotive-propelled trained .................... 225 4 501 35 34 6225 450 35 34 62-ok
2-45. Total locoeotive-propelled trained ........... 161 612 858 168 78)8 376 50 443 650 53 343 94 9I 8 179 4041 9 608 79 7 58 623 060( 62 952 7461 26 717 0871 28 636 968 76 272 711 77 198 662 2-05
2-46. Notoroar-propelled trained ............................ 128 7 7 1 129 bS 71 -1 2 7141 -1- 714 128 771 127 17 2-06
2-47, Total train-miles ...................161 741 629 168) 918 263 50 443 656 53 346 6631 8 179 4041 9 608 7971 58 623 060 62 955 460 26 717 087 28 636 968 76 401 482 77 325 635 2-07
2-08. Ordinary .....................................***** 160 021 39 166 t661 430 49 629 360 52 466 94 5~ 8 102 1981 9 4 71 44 5 57 731 5581 61 938 390( 26 509 6171 28 394 477 75 780 223 76 '48 b63 2-08
2-09. light ............................................ 1 720 231l 2 036 i,33 814 2961 679 71 8 77 2061 137 35 2 891 502! 1 017 0701 207 4701 242 4911 621 259 777 27 22-09
). Road loconotivtailee:
F*41. Principal ....................... .. ..............* 161 642 6711 160 914 1251 50 458 503( 53 420 8571 182OO9( 9 648 136( 58 640 512 63 068 993 26 715 0271 28 636 1011 76 287 132 77 209D 0 31 30
3-02. Belper (excludea "B and trallagd IAunits) ......... 4 836 9071 6 201 4 561 2 376 023l 3 259 2 71 286 686) 518 862) 2 662! 709 3 7 78 68691 316 0891 395 967 1 8 58 109 2 026 800 3-02
3-0. igt ................................ 7 023 9771 d 519 35 2 l 954 5441 3 742 7 6 3 355 1121 525 251l 3 309 656 4 268 01 4 4591511 529 67 7 3 255 170( 3 e 21 6 6 7 3
3-4. Toeal locomotive-miles .............................** 173 503 555 183 434 )39 55 789 070 60 423 44 71 8 823 8071 10 692 2491 64 612 8771 71 115 6961 27 490 2671 29 E61 74 51 81 400 411 62 757 498 3-o
3-O5. Total, steam only .................................... 50 093 771 75 533 253 lb 160 8071 25 254 1001 4 373 2101 7 612 294( 19 534 017 32 666 394 7 718 9241 10 887 1041 22 840 830 31 779 70530
3-46. Total, diesel-electric only ......................* 120 216 355 104 694930 38 307 ~811 32 783 7041 r 266 4991 2 823 212 42 575 8801 35 606 916 19 771 343 18 674 641 57 869132 DO 413 373 3-06
)(17. mtal, elctrie only ................................. 2 957 040 3 170 2 71 2 320 8821 2 385 64 31 182 0 98 2 56 7 31 2 502 980O 2 642 3 8 61 1 454 060 L;L? 841 3-07
3-08. Total, other .........................................1 230 3891 6 52 9-I- I I- I- 236 389 36 $29 3-08
Train-switchin locomotive-mlee:
3-9. Steam loconotives .................. 4 786 563 7 381 638 1 665 8191 2 626 65 5 503 6721 722 28 6 2 169 4911 3 348 941 635 9411 1 165 6801 1 981131 & 647 01 7 -o9
3-10. Diesel-electrie locono3tive .......................... 9 620 371 7 817 806 4 006 611 3 2 79 993 284 563 180 402 4 2 91174 3 460 3 9 1 947 9)841 1 598 902 3 381 213 2: 7SO 269 }-lo
3-11. Electric locomotiv ........ ....... 199 472 2~21 92r: 166 5451 182 9 5 5 11 0 2 1 13 6 861 177 5661 196 641 21 906 25 31 4 3-11
3-*12. Other locomotives .................. 210 41-1 10 414 3-12
3-13. Total ............................................ 14 606 6161 lb 4 21 b 893 65 8 9751 6 089 60831 799 2561 916 374 6 638 231 7 005 977 2 583 925 2 784 582 b 384 460 5 31 53 4 j-l)
3-14. Nilutatntial andfinal terminal inch.in 3-13 ...... 3 1581871 3 431449 886b0421 1017 47 9 54 4871 67 621) 940 5291 1085 100 650 8091 681374 1 566 84 9 1665175( 3-16
Diesel-electric unit alles:
3-15. Road......................... 294 568 454 86 633 9421 10 174 6641 .- 96 808 6061 -1 44 280 3641 153 479 484 3-15
3-16. Train switching ...................................... 12 873 4381 -1 5 218 1591 414 5591 -1 5 632 71i8) -1 2 423 1 36 4 817 584 -31
4. Car-siles thousandsa):
*4-01. Imaded, east or north ................. 516 568 3 59 9 082 1 184 0451 1 2 35 210( 186 1631 242 50 2 1 370 2081 1 4 77 71 L 557 9591 573 34 2 1 5 88 4 01 1 C48 766 L-01
k@2. Loaded, vest or south ................................ 3 OO6 7 9 2 9 98] 3071 844 054 838 220o 181 6691 194 6 341 1 025 7231 1 032 854 435 029 440 309 1 546 038 1 525 224 L-02
4-03. Imaded, total .. .................. 6 523 35 8 6 5 98 2 07 2 028 0 9 2 0 73 4 301 367 8521 4 37 136( 2 395 9311 2 510 5 6 992 988 1 013 6 51 3 134 4 39 3 0 73 990 .3
l-06. Empty, east or north .................. 1 503 7 64 1 447 419 388 5541 367 19 91 127 3711 138 20 4 515 9251 505 403 226 518 214 4 29 761 321 727 507 i.-01
i-05. Emty, rest or south .. 020 411 2 112 932 730 278 776 269 132 785 187 115 863 0631 963 3d4 314 129 328 592 843 219 b20 950 -05
L-06. Empty, total ..................... 3 52 4 17 5 3 5 60 3591 1 118 8321 1 143 4681 260 1561 325 31 9 1 378 9881 1 4 68 7 tl7 540 647 F43 0 21 1 604 540 1 548 243 r-06
4-07. Imaded and empty, east or north ...................... 5 020 332 5 047 239 1 572 5991 1 602 409( 313 5341 380 7061 1 886 1533 1 983 11> 784 477 787 771 2 349 722 2 276 353 4.-07
4--0. Loaded and epty, west or south ...................... 5 027 201 5 111 31 9 1 574 3321 1 614 4 89 3I14 4541 381 74 91 1 888 7861 1 996 2 3 8 749 158 768 901 2 389 257 2 346 180 6.08
4-09. Loaded and owpty, total ............... 10 047 533 10 ~ 15 b81 3 146 9311 3 216 69 8 627 9881 762 4 55~ 3 774 9191 3 9179 353 1 533 635 1 556 672 4 738 979 4 622 533 r.49
I-10. Caboose, all directions .. ....163 555 170 40 8l 51 7861 54 7541 8 468~ 9 8 31 60 254( 64 60 7 27 277 29 129 76 024 76 67i 2 6-l
l(-11. Passenger carrying care, all directions ............. 47 S1 5 47 5771 5961 861 6 8l 6631 664 447 723 3641 4 O89 I.1
r-12. Other passenger-train ears, all directions ........... 18 6971 17i 2101 4 1031 3 58 L1 1361 1681 4 2391 3 750 d 172 3 419 10 280 10 035 4..12
5. Grose son-iles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnint steam locomotives ....................... 12 308 4931 17 918 910 4 730 4371 7 400 8931 1 795 8181 3029 8511 6 S26 2551 10 430 74 4 2 098 301 2 738 35591 683 937 4 749 8071 5-01
5-02. 011-burlnin steam locomoties ........................ 3 882 697 5 307 530 2471 2 92 81 -1 2471 2 928 45 469 104 192 3t 836 981 5 2 00 41 0 "i-02
5-03, Diesel-electrie locomoties ..... .................... 36 733 613 31 033j 4 73 10 477 472 8 990 192 1 264 9 8 814 174 11 742 455 9 804 3 66 5 410 057 4 912 4 26 1U 81 101 16 916 6 6i1 5-03
$-04. Electric locomotives ................................. 907 6241 983 7131 613 0731 615 868l 101 2201 142 08 5 714 2931 757 9531 1- 193 331 225S 760 g9.44
5-05. Other locomotive ................... 65 157 9 6i21 65157 9 621 50
5-06. Tota ............................................. 52: 897 5841 55 253 24 71 l 821 2291 17 009 881l 3 162 021( 3986 1101 18 983 2501 20 995 991 7 553 827 7 754 97 7 26 360 507 26 50O2 27 9 5-06
6. Gross son-aile of ears, contents, and cabooses (thoUs):
6-01 Total in coal-buronin steam locosotive trained ........ 88 175 604 135 653 05U 31 698 9821 54 208 81 2 15 825 713( 29 171 61 8 47 524 6951 83 380 430 17 651 186 i32 332 9511 22 999 7231 29 939 669 6-41
642. Total In oil-buring steam locomotive trained ......... 22 863 426 33 306 19 9 -821 -1 .1 2 55 804 648 74 6 22 607 622 38 657 371 602
66). Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ....... 334 635 704 289 660 350 104 630 783] 67 237 8031 14 548 7851 8 380 9141 119 179 5681 95 618 71 7 50 809 377 a7 574 8261 164 646 7 591 146 466 80 7 6-43
6-04. Total In electric locomotive train. .................. 6l 297 383 8 796 72 21 6 394 2371 6 4800 6 835 728 9801 999, 717q 7 123 2171 7 480O 40 0 -1 1 174 166 1 316 322 60
6-0). Total In other loconotive and motorcar trained ........ 828 332 174 499Y 198 198 828 332 174 301 6-05
646. Total In all freight trains .......................... 454 800 44 9 4 07 590 820 142d 724 OO2 147 927 57 8 31 103 4781 38 552 24 9 173 827 4801 166 4 79 82 7 68 716 367 70 556 5 31 e12 256 6 02. 210 544 47 01 06
6-07. Total of pass. train eare and contents incl. In 906 1 298l 351 1 2 79 220; 255 825 220 84 812 4091 13 5 9 61 268 2341 234 44 4 256 868 237 04 7773 249 bo7 729c 607
7. But ten-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandse) ........... 205 237 327 216 944 0 97) 65 088 463 69 425 146 16 638 155 21 146 23 7 81 726 618l 90 5713583 51 508 325 32 923 896 92 002 384 93 448 818 7
8. Traia-boura (incl. traia-switching hours at way stations):
&-01. Coal-burn~ing steam locomotive-propelled trains ....... 2 145 893 3 i 58 6 671 910 7121 1 4 82 89 81 2494431 422 6 5 5 1 160 1551 1 905 553 426 185 642 OO 71 559 553 6;11 10 71 8-01
8-02. 011-borning steam locomotive-propelled trained ...,.... 5 82 6 54 9 Od 5 3 51 -8 -I -I -I C 11 761 27 2 2 8570 8 93 8 75 2 9 8.02
8-0). Dinel~-electric loconotive-propelled trains .......... 5 946 140 5 239 635 2 004 080 1 731081 206 067 136 811 2 210 147 1 867 892 1 081 980 1 003 74 2 2 654 013 2 J60 001 843
8.-04. Electric locometive-propelled trained ................. 134 8731 149 366 107 528 112 303 9729 13 925 117 2571 126 220 17 616 23 138 B.46
05). Other locomotive-rproplled trained .................... 6 9 45 1 33 8 6 9 45 1 3 38 )
8-06. Notoroar-propelled trained ............................ 8 2931 8 667 520 520 8 293 8 14 7 8-6
8-07. Total trin-bhoure .................................... 8 t824 7981 9 660 20 8 3 022 320 3 326 810 465 239 5 73 3 91 3i 4 87 5591 3 900 201 1 519 926 1 672 977 3 817 313 4 087 0 3 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Avraeerpr mile of road per day:
9-01 Train-miles, ordinary .................. 5.9 6.1 7.9 0.2 8.L 9.7 7.9 e.6 5.9 6.1 5.0 5.0 9.0
9-2. het ton-siles ...................... 7,622 7,974 10,327 10,886 1?,175 21,6L5 11,239 12,313 7,068 7,266 6,053 6,099 9.42
10. Averagu Per traIJ-mle (excluding light trained :
10-01. Laoosotive-ales (principal and helper) .. 1.03 1.04.0 1.05 1.06 1.08 1.06 1.05 1.06 1.01 .0 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. loaded freight car-athel .................... h0.8 39.6 i80.9 19.< Ihth L6.2 '-1.5 L0.4 37.5 35.7 L1.3 L0.2 10-02
10-0). Empty freight car-mlu .... 22.0 21.3 22.4 21.8 32.1 38.3 23.9 23. 2.h 19.1 21220.2 10-03
10-0)4. Total freight csariles (exluding caboose) ...... 62.8 60.9 63.h 61.3 77.5 80.5 4546h.2 57.9 5L.8 62.5 60.h 10--04
10-05. Grose ton-miles (excl. locomotives and $*ndera) ... 2,8112 2,802 2,876 2,8119 3,839 6,070 ?,011 3,011 2,592 2,L85 2,801 2,751 10-05
10-46. Net Son-ailes ..1,283 1, 300 1,311 1,323 2,CSk 2,271 1,616 1,462 1,189 1,160O 1,216 1,221 10-06
11. Gross ton-siles of loonrotives and tenders per locometlt~iveil 705 301 284 282 358 373 29k 295 275 2621 32k 320 11
12. Wet ton-ales per loaded car-sile ................. 31.5 32-9 32.1 ?3.5 "5.2 L8.k th1 6.1 31.7 32.5 29.6 30.L 12
13. Car-ales rattls: Loaded freight eare
13-01. Percent o total car-aila, cst or north ........... 70.0 71.3 75.3 77.1 59.k 63.7 72.6 74.5 71.1 72.8 67.6 68.0 3o
13-2. Percent of total car-miles, es~t or scuth ........... 59.8 58.7 53.6 5. 785. 635. 815. 476. 3o
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 6h.9 65.0 6k.4 665 8.6 57.3 63.5 63.1 611.7 65.1 66.1 66.5 -o
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-niles ............ 53.9 5k.6 58.4 59.6 50.6 55.i 57.2 59.9 56.2 56.6 50.7 5o.4 13-ok
16. A~retage per train-hour:
14-0. TraD-ioales ......................................... 18.3 17.5 16.7 16.0 17.6 16.8 16.8 16.1 17.6 17.1 20.0 18.9 14-01
14-42. Gro~se ton-miles (excl. locoactives and tenders) ..... 51.537 h8,40L L7,223 h4,465 66,855 C7,236 L9,842 L7.813 LS,210 a2,174 55,60b 51.518 th--2
15. Percent train-switchinab hours at way stations of
tetal train-houre* ...................... 21.6 20.7 27.3 25.L 26.7 24.7 27.2 25.7 21.2 21.0 16.7 16.2 1


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


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FRBIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from~ 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDE~ WITH APRIL 1953 AND 1952


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Subject to mreiion IN TERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A
avRAnw or TRANSPORT 800NOYICS AND STATIFFICS APRIL 195 3


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from i21 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR~ ~iH :O'"H OF A~PRIL 1953 AN~D 1.952

EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION I CIIcINOu SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ~POCAHONTAS REGION NO
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 2953 1052 1953 1952 1953 1952
AGGREGATES
1. ileeosoroad operated at oloss ofoonth ..................... 22i4 34 1 22 7 2 9 524783 52 09 3 80 7 3 8074 60 25511 60 76 7 37 151 373 631 126 63 91 126t9 91 1
2. Traipnalles (locomotve-ppropelled and motorear traine):
2-ol. Steam loconotive-propelledtrains ......,..... 10 697 41 6 14 8234 981 3147 14 4 4 592 46 5 968 2659 1 376 37 6 4 115 40 9 5968 843 16402781 22862531 4 941 72 9 65f68 402 2-ol
2-02. Diesel-electric locoastive-propelled trains ...... 29 323 77 253 55 10 9 050438 7 689 502 1 071 747 786 682 1012218 5 84761841 5065552 4 707 243 14 136 14 0 12 142 08 3 2-02
2-03. Electric locoactive-pr.oelled trsain .......... 634 46 6 646 234 514 76 4507 9,36 41 817 47 615 556 581 555 7 51- 77 88 bl 90 48 3 2-03
2-01r. Other loonopt~rivroe-prpel traine .................... 55 85 7 16 7 8 O55 85 7 16 7 8 O 2-06,
2-5. Total looonotive-propelled traine .................... 40 711 C616 40 812 022 12 712346 12 789 503 2 081 829 2 210 875 14 794175 15 000 77 8 6 705 830 6 993 496 19 211 611 18 817 748 2-05
2-06. Notoroar-propelled trine ............................ 30 34 30 18 30 343 30 18 2-06
2-07. Total triai-miles .................................... 40 741 95 9 40 842 203 12 71234 612 7t89 c03 2 081 829 2 210 87 5 14 79417 15 000 77 8 6 705 830 6 993 4 9 19 241 954 18 847 92 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ........................................... 40 291 519 40 367 318 12 50438 4 12: 579 36 92 063 872 2 182 684 14 568 25 614 762 253 6 651 651 6 937 9i40l 19 071 61 2 18 667 12 5 2-08
2-09. LIght ............................................ 4 50 44 474 68 5207 962 210 534 17 957 27 991 225 919 238i 5 2 54179 55 5 5 6 1703 4 2 180 804 2-09
). Road locomotive-ailes:
3-01.Principal ............ .......... 40 71863 6( 408e42 1001 12 716 668) 12 808 710( 2 082471 2 221154 147993391 15029 6641 67052351 69925971 19 214 06 a 18 819 43 9 3-ol
3-2. H*1per (neludes Band trailinG Aunite) ..... 1 175 98 9 1 355 7 :71 580 99 704 083 74702 100 16 6 655401 804 249 80 10 2 83 8471 4404 8 6 467 6 31 3-02
3-03. Light ..................... 1 739 06 9 1 9320O5 0 735 83 650 255 87 629 104 68 7 823461 954 542 112239 124 605 803 96 9 852 503 -0
3-4. Total locomotive-miles .................. 43 634294 44130 77 14 03399 14 363 048 2 244 802 2 426 007 16 278 201 16 789 0SS 6897 57 6 7 201 4493 20458 517 20139"73 3-06
~M5.Total, steaa only ................... 12 131 532a 16 806 6 3 3 663 44 4 5 451 s19 1 104 700 1 559 9921 4 768 144 7011 611 1766 3 30 2 4377181 5 597 0580 7 361 334 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only .............. 30 703321 26931 02 7 9 789 279 832357 7 1 09585 3 815 646 10885132 9 139 623 5131 246 4763 731 14 686 94 3 12 627 C7 31 -06
347. Total..lectris only ................ 741 93 7 770 8161 580a76 587 4 52 44249 50 36 9 62492 5 637 821( 1_ 117 01 2 132 9951 3-o?
3-08. Total, other ............................... ... 57 bO 4( 17 5 71 1 I 1 57 5O 41 17 L 71 3I-08
Train-switchingloconotive-milee:
3-09. Steamloconotives .............. 1 171 20 6 1 690 15 9 411 171 t595 5161 1282870 165 574 539 441 761 09 0 155 7161 264 726 476 05 1 664 343 31-09
3-10. DIesol-electrklcocomotives ............. 250j9 L6 91 2000292; 10399 39 824331 72155 46 587 1112094 870 918 499 745 423 849 897 830 705 52 -1
3-11. Electric locoreotives 51 8 2 31 54 1 5 51 4 2 54 6 45 2 74 2 8 26 3 O 5 9 4 53 7 2 4 8 3 3 3 -6 4 5 11 5 8 2 231
3-12. Other locoactives .................................... 6 61 7 8l 6I- I- I- I- 6 7 8 3-12
3-13. Total ......................... 3 7 32 76 61 3 744 08 4 1 493 65 6 1 465 121 203 251 215 220 1 696 90 7 1 680 341 655 461 688 5 7 L. 1 380 3 9 61 1 375 766 b -13
3-14. Niles initial andfinaul terrinala inch.in 3-13...... 822031 837 550 230 476 239 312 14S95 15 612 2~45071 254 424 165544 170 093I 414416 411 93 3 3-14
Diesal-olectric unit alles:
3-15. Road ..75 352 90 el- 22 167 97 9 .1 2629 2921 24 797 271) 11 592 46 6 38 96317 1 31
3-16. Train vitching ..................... 3 353 08 1352057 10162a2 1 1453 679 620 57 1 278 828B 31
4. Car-alles (thousands):
I-01. Laded east or north ................. 892541 8653 2 5 300 211 289 44 9 460 8 5 52 064 346596 341 513 14 369 5 140889O 402250 382 92 3 60
k-2. Laded. weet or eouth ................. 760 810 726 80 215343 197 506 50433 49 4 7 265776 246 981 106 252 1065991 388782 373 108 L-02
4-43. Loaded. total.. 1653351 1592 005 515854 486 955 96 51 8 101 539 6132 588 494 249 947 247 480 791032 756031 L-03
I-04. lmpty, eaetor north .................. 386 36 51 66 996 96760 89 613 34 86 3 34 141 131 623 123 754 55 916 54 921 198 82 188 321 6-o
***05. apty. westorsouuth.. 51445 5 512 631 I18756 186 690 324(94 53 354 214252 226 044 82 466 8103 3 217 737 205 754 4-05
4-06. Empty. total. 900 820 879 627 278)518 276 303 67357 73 49 5 345875 349 798 138382 135 954 416 563 94 075 6-06
*-07. Loaded and esptyeast or north ............ 1 270i90 6 1 32321 397a71 379 062 80 948 86 20 5 478 219 465 267 199 611 195 610 6 01 076 5712!4 4 i-07
cO8. Loaded anseapty, at orsouth ............ 1275265 1 239511 397101 384196 82 927 88 829 480028 473 025 188 718 187 624 606 519 578 862 r08
le9. Loaded and spty, total ................... 2 5541711 2 471 632 794372 763 258 163875 175 034 958 247 938 292 388 329 383 434 1207 595 1150106 6.09
4-10.COaboose. all directions ................ 411851 41 260 13038 13112 2150 2278 15188 15390 6852 7142 19145 18728 r-10
r-11. Passengr carrying care, all directione ......... 1 2 6 7 1 11 616 4 12 4 20 O 2 18 414 4 1 24 1 95 983 7 41
r-12. Other passengeartrain care, all directions ,,.... 4 4 51 4 8 54 BO 7 8 4 13 7 4 8 8 44 66 1 O5 5 8 56 2 55 2 10 9 4-1
5. Orosa ton-miles of road locoeotives and tendere (thous):
5-ol.cOoal-burningsteaa locomotives ............ 3 004 30 5 3956 62 2 1 1515 7 5 1636 7 24 452306 6 208 7 6 1 603 881 2!257 600 478376 618 290 922046 1 080 93 2 5-01
5-02.011-burningseteaml~ocomotives............. 956360 1273 942 976 976 13266 2103 9 943092 1251927 5-42
5-03. Diont-electrie locoeotives ..... .................... 9 143433 7 867 430 2682 33 4 2 294 496 327284 245759 3 009 61 25640 25 1 399 06 9 1 253 13 4 734 741 4 074 036 5-03
$-014. Electric loconpotivee ................................. 22 i9 5 8 71 237 6 7 5 55 311 153 313 24 537 27 011 179 84 O 180 3~24- 49 73 9 57 351 5-ok
Ci:6 Tota .. ...:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: asa 34 : 2 0 3 540t 9 989 2 2 O 4 O 83 5 5 9 8 O4 1 27 8 93 6 4 6 4 7 9 3 3 4 7 4 9 79 1 55 1 89O 7 1 5 1 8 92 4 6 8 66 6 5 8 4 68 c 5 6
6. L Gro a 1n aolbu~n ca ~ aocs ea ntrhone ........ 22 04d44 8 29 751 381 7 7975491 115267021 4138685 5916683 11936234 17443 3851 41265331 5197213 585 681 7 110 7 83 601
6-02. Total in oil-barning stea locomotive traine.,.... 5 6 64 7 O4 7 9 58 7 5 8-4 -4 781O7 17259 5S86597 7841 5 62
6-43. Total in dinel-electrio locoacotive trained ....., 85 979 44 2 73 662 s448 26 836168 222284 02 3 864511 2707321 30700079 24931623 13 147395 12022748 423168 36 707677 663
6.06. Total in electric locomotivetrains .......... 2 13528 2 2 151 09 6 1650 681 1617 78 5 180 807 193 376 1 831 o88 1811 161 303594 3399345 6-04o
6-of. Total In other locomotive and motorear trains ........ 20 4 346 77 34 9 0 4 4 6 77 34 9 &-o
6-06. Total in all freight train .......................... 116032222 1136010321 30 284598( 3b368993 8184003 8817380 44468001 44186373 17 352035 17397 220 54 211 586 i2 077 439 6-04
6-07, Total ofpase. -train eare and content inch.in C-04 310827 327 12 9 50 96 9 49 328 2997 3 898 53 96 6 53 226 63423 56 272 193436 217 631 6-07
7. Not ten-ailes revenue an nenrever.ue (thousands)..........,. 52 570 4 77 52 151529 16 703106 16 433 246 4 410 70 5 4 830 922 21 113 811 21 264 168 7939066 8 059 73 2 235g17 00 22 827629 7
8. Train-houre (Incl. trlan-switching bourse at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnings team loconotive-propelled traina ..... 520266 729g53 8 221 79 9 319 47 6 63121 8815 9 284920 407 635 97210 141 362 138136 1 80541 8-C1
8-02. Gil-burinin eteam locoactive-trop~lled traine ..... 141 314 213 4 O5 1 -1 3 4 32 5 8 2 137 88 2 i207 5 81 D..o
8-03. iesel-electric ~occaotive-propelledtrains .......... 1524717 1 323965 514083 434 273 53045 38 473 56712 8 472 746 279044 255 79 678 545 94 t24 8-o
8-04r. Electric locootrceiepropelled trains ........... 33 18 36 604 26 24 2 27 917 2 4O1 2 700 8 8 64 3 30 62 5 454 6 5 97 98046
tM5. Other loconotive-propelledd traine .... .., ... 1 75 4 5 6 --------1 75 4 5 66 8-45
8-0c. Notoroar-propelled trained ... 1 97 3 1 913 4 1 973 1 1 --06
247. Total train-hours ... .......................-. 2 22321 3 2 305 391j 762124 781 e67 118 567 129 340 880 691 911 007 379 68 402 580 962 836 991 404 8-07
AVERAGES
9, Averateaper mile of road per day:
ee1. Train-siles, ordinary .................. 6.0 6.0 7.9 8.0 8.5 9.0 s.e 8.1 6.0 n.2 5.0 k.9 9-ol
10. Avraes per train-el~e (excluding light trained :
10-01, locorotive-miles (principal and helper) ... .., 1.03 1.03 1.05 1.06 1.01 1 1.15 .05 1. .01 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded treight cacmairle ..........,................. 41.0 ?9.q L1.2 38.7 66.8i 6h.,5 L2.0 :9.9 37.6 75.7 L1.5 10.5 10-o2
10-4). Empty freight car-stiles .................. 22,6r 21.8 22.3 22. 3 2.6 33723.R 23.7 20.8 19.6 21.8 21.1 10-03
10-0. Total freight car-ailes (exchadint caboose) ...... b3.L n1.2 63.5 160.7 79.L 80.2 65.8 61.6 <8.h 55.3 63.3 61.6 10-06
10-06. Net ten-.iles ....................................... 1,305 1,292 1,336 1,306 2,137 2,219 1,l09 1,8010 1,190 1,162 1,213 1,223 10-06
11. Groees tna-les of locomlotivee and tenders per locoactive-lrile 306 302 28k 288 358 368 29'r 297 2711 I?F 126 121 11
12. Web ton-siles per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.8 32.8 32.k ?3.7 "!.7 b7,6 :L.5 ?C.1 ?1.8 72.6 29.7 ?0.2 12
13. Car-aile ratioe: Loaded fretcht care
13-41. Percent of total car-aths, east or north ....... h9.8 70.2 75.6 76.0r g .9 60.L 72.5 7?.h 72.0 ?2.0 66.9 n7.0 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-ailes, vest or .culth ... ... 59.7 58.6 5k.2 <1o .8 <<. 5<. 52.2 F6. <.8AL1 f66.5 13-02
13-03. percent of total car-miles, all directions ...... 61;.? 61r.8 40.9 63.8 58.9 s8.0 63.9 62.7 C6 L.<; 64.5 h5.7 13-o?
13-04. Percoat east or north of total. car-alles ....., Sk.0 Sh.L 58.3 59.L L7.7 413 6.6 I8.0 47.5 5h.9 <0.9 50.6 13-04
16r. Aver~ae per train-hour:
164. rinsle ............... ........ 18.3 17.7 16.? 16.L 17.F6 17.1 16.8 1F.g 17.7 17.h 20.0 19.0 14-01
14-42. Utoes ton-rdiles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 42,191 69,276 L7,610 45,26r8 69.0211 68,172 40,k03 LP,503 lr4,701 83,023 51,706 52,529 1L-02

15. Pe-cent train-settchingy hour sat way stations of
tctal train-bours* ...................... 21.P 21.0 27.6 26.1 26.4 25.7 27.5 26.1 21.5 2. 16.7 16.2 15


*Excludes evitchinK lise of train locomotives at Initialand final termnn~al.



















EASTERN DISTRICT
~~UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCmDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT .M
JUL 301953 ocAHONTAS REGION NO.
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952

.1.o rd prrola..an JJ2.. ranth..................... aa4 aas5 aa4 7oa 8 se 529851 526 so75 so71 so4so 6 o7es 37 14e 6 me 37 58 li6 3 12ece T
2.. Ma- aC1 (locomoti proper sad motorcar trains):
*1to tvrplotraine.......... 30 720 4 3 26 515 7 0 21 495285 7 995 132 1 201 199 867131 10696484 8 862 263 5 230474 4 963 840 14 793481 12 6689 ~9 2--2
2 owIo eroeletrains...........,..,... 652419 663 602 52730L 523 370 45 65 6 53 08 5 572 61 576 45 5 79 45 8 87 14 71 2-o
2-04. *-ropelle trained .................... 65 501 29 L10 -I -I -I -I 65501 29 6101 2-06
2-0$. Tota locomotivwprope~lle trains .................... 42 251111 42 023 19 0 13 364 9121 12 966 330 2 19607 5 2 286 933 15 560 987 15 253 263 6 794 78 5 7 229 OO4 19 895339 19 540 92 9t 2-05
2-07. Total train-aliles .................................. 42 279 14 81 42 057 834 13 364 9121 12 966 330 21960751 2 286 933 15 560 987 15 253263 6 79478 5 7 229 004 19 923376 19 575 56 7 2-07
2-O8. Ordinary ........................................... 41 819 98 51 41 577 451 13 130 7841 12 75 64 6 2 177 73 9 2 262 84 91 15 308 52 3 15 016 49 7 6 742 88 6 7 169 OO2 19 768 57 6 19 391 9 5 2 2-08
j. Road locoootive-alu:
)-ol. Prncipal ....................... ... ................. 42 262 87 3 42 057 75 8 13 368 9711 12987 559 2 196 593 2 297 611 15 565 564 15 285 170 6 794 29 9 7 228 42 8 19 903010 19 544 160 3-01
3-02. Belper (u.clurdes "* and trailing A* unite) .......,.. 1 287 65 9 1 436 322: 660 411 731 743 71 319 94 092 731 730 825 835 71 490 89 811 484439 520 67 61 -02
3-03. Litht ............................................ 1 815 64 51 1 959 22 9 786 30 81 851 5 6 1 91 930 106 7 2 3 878 23 6 958 28 4 112 93 4 126 6 3 O 824 47 3 874 31'1 3-0)

)-Ob.Total. disse-elctrie only .......................... 32182 624 27 728 78 7 102a9413 4 8 67010b 1 228 591 8976981 11522725 9 567 803 5 299 9121 4 976 78 15 359 987 13184196( 3-6

Trala-switchingl~ocomotive-ailu:
)-09. Steam locomotives .................................... 1159 382 1 656 534 418 6 01 583 L 3 131 98 3 159 339 550 063 7 43 27 5 136 82~4 234 7 97 4 71 89 5 678 4621 3-09


3-13.T~otal............................................ 3 97 9 l3 7 3 77793 21 1 53 330 6 1 47239 7 20909 61 216 261 1742402 1 688 658 642 63 9 673 Dione~-l-eltric unit miles:

4. Cer-siles (thousands):
rc-01.Imat.edat or north ................. 95;469 7 917 002) 328 24 5 305 9511 48330 54 60 8 376 57 5 360 559g 149 590 147 211 4i8 532 4092321 4-ol
l-02. Load*&, yeet or south ................................ 782 90 3 745 64 3 224 15 61 210 61B 54 48 6 52 241 278 64 2 263 O5S 9 106 17 5 105 7 Sl 398 08 6 377 0331 L-02
r-03. latded. total........................ 1 7376a00 1 662 84 5 552 40 1 516 769g 102 816 106 849 655 217 623 618 255 765 252 962 82?6 618 7862651 43
604. Ilpty eart or north ................. '383 869g 37658 31 97 68 8 91 13t5 38 7181 37 731 136 40 6 128 866 51 954 55 7 73 195529 1917441 4-06
lc45. Bmpty.rest or luth.. 568 892 563 37 8 205 433 196 675 34101 39 79 9 239 534 236 474 86065 90 323~ 243293 236 '81 60
l-06. Eptyp~, total ..................... 952761 939 761 303121 287 810 72l 819 77 530 375 940 365 340 137 999 146 096 438 822 428 7"2 l-o6
r*c07, Ladedaend eptypeest or north ............ 1 3 38566a 1 293 36 5 425 933 97086 87048 92 339 512 9811 489 4251 2015~24 202 984 624061 600676 I-07
L-08. loadedaend wpty, ut or south ............ 1 351 79 5 1309 221 429589 407 4 9 88587 92 040 518 17 6 499 a533 192240 196 074 641 3 79 6136141 4-08
i-C9. Loaded and epty, total ................. 2 690361 2 602 60 6 855 5 22 8045 7 9 175 635 184 379 1 031 157 988958e 393764 3990 05 1 2654401 1 214 5901 'c9
4-10. Caboose, alidirections.. 42920 42 48 13652 13 312 2258 2 342 15 910 15 654 6 94 9 7 369 20061 19 458 I-10
4-11. Pasengr caryngn car, all dire.tction ........ 2 17 3 6 771 1 77 15 7 2 7 17 2 O 17 4 1 21 1 39 1 8 48 1 36 41 411
4-12. Other pasenCer-train care, all directions ....... 4 2 32 5 OO 2 85 6 92 135 4 3 8 91 96 4 6 44 6 2 2 69 7 3 41 L -12
5. Gross ton-ain of road loconotivee and tenders (thoue):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamloomotives....................... 3077 46 8 4 061 12 6 1 23710 6 1611 491 4 40 72 9 617 030 16 77 G35 2 228 57 9 456 630 627 682 943003 1 20466 5G~ -01
$-or. oil-barning tea loeolotives .............. 974 89 0 1 240 98 .1 14 2 1 14 2 3 3 78 15 127 971 51 2 1 224 7 1 5-o2
5-03. DIesel-electrie locomotive ..... .................... 9 577 07 2 8 219 14 91 2 822020 2 382 241 356 92 4 266 052 3 178 944 2 648 29 3 1 452 622 1 323 8 7 4 945 50 6 4 246 6691 5-03
5-O*. Lectrulcocomotives................................. 238~421 248 47 3 16213 8 160 266 26 20 31 15901 18 3 41 191 767 -I 50080 567061 5-04
5-O5. Other olosomtives .................................... 18 437 8 2681 -1 -I -I ,I 18 437 8 260 8 -05
$-ob. Total ............................................ 13 886 28 8( 13 778 CO 21 4 221 26 4 4 155 19 6 823 85 61 914 5 8 3 5 o4b12 O 5 069 7 81 1 912 630 1 966 9 9 C, o 928 5 3 6 6 741 22 5 5-06
6. Gross ton-mlile of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-41. TotalIn oo-burningstesao comotire trains........ 23 67 42a3 30 885 9151 86010711 11452147 40532221 5952512 12654893 17404655 4 104 589 5 1856 d 0O407 941 8 295 c24 60
602. Total In oil-bmenn~ stoem looomotive trains ......... 5 867 17 51 7 626 Cs91 -1 19 498 5 8 022 5 847 680 7 541 96 9 602
6-03. Totalin dinel-eletric ocomotiva trains........... 91 781 46 3 781495731 29 274213 23866454 4 5604081 3095052 33834021 24961506 13474261 12449646 44 472581 38738rr211 6-4
6-04. Tota In electric locom~otivetrains.................. 2 223 910 2:245 3101 1 732413 1 694 172 188 67 4 220 652 1 92111;2 1 914 6241 -1 304796 3304861 6-ok
6.06. Total in all freight trains .......................... 123 277 3091 119 034 913] 39 608 3221 37 012 7731 8 802 30 4( 9 268 216 46 410 62 6 46 280 98 9 17 598 34 5 17 720 300 5i7 268 338 6 55 033 624 6-04
6-07. otal ofpas. train curand content incl. ia -06 342 35 5 68 je08 5 55 895 56 071 3648 3327 59 54 3 59 398 42428 41E43 2?40387. 266 t44 6-07
7. Net ten-miles, revsrene nd nontevenue thousandse) ....., B6 295 96 O 54 56266 6 18 54361 7 17 365 37 5 4 771 74 55 077 719 23 315 562 822443094 8 024 94 2 8 028 4 89 24 95b 45 6 24 091 OB 31 7
8. Train-houre (Incl. traia-switching hours at way s~taons):
6-41. Coal-burning steamn loconotive-propelled trains ...., 529 78 8l 726 38 81 235 OO 7] 309 7 2 6I 61 81 4 86 32 91 296 6)21 396 OS 7 92 54 9 137 50 7 14 O 41 81 194 62 4 8-01
8-02. 011-borning .seam locomotive~propelled trains ........ 141 2 3 8 204 017 -I -I -I 87 3 4 06 71 140 3 6 51 199 950 8-02
8-03.Diesel-electric ceoptive-popelled trains.......... 1597946 1 87 367 542061 453198 58 641 42 694 600702 495 692 283396 268 99 5 713448 622 480 8-03
8-0*. rlectrie locometive-propeled trains ................. 343 61 36 540 272i71 28195 2496 3 100 29 767 3129 4 58 9 5 24L 8-06
8-06. Motoroar-propelled traine ................ 1 79 2 14 9 .1 791 214 9 8o6
6407. Totaltrain-houre ..................... 2 307 0141 2359 518 04339 791 121 122951 132 123 9272901 9232i44 376 81 8 410 56 9 oo02 90 6 1 025 70 5 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Average per mile of road per day:
W1. Train-miles, ordinary ................. 6.0 6.0 8.1 7.8 8.7 9.0 8.2 8,0 5-9 6.2 5.0 4.9 9-01
W2. hot ton-siles ...................... 8,099 7,833 ~ 11,41 10,631 19,067 20,290 12,441 11,914( 6,969 6,932 6,357 6,139 9-oz
10. Average per trrai-mle (excludiat lght traine):
10-01. Locomorti-mles (principal and helper) ............. 1.0j 1.03 1.05 Lo06 1.03 1.05 1.05 1.06 1.01 1.0 1.02 Lo03 10-ol
10-02. Loaded freight casslm ............................ 41l.5 40.o 2. 40.5 47-2 1*7.2 42.8 1. 37.9 35-3 41.8 4o.5 10-02
10-4r3. Empty freight car-mles ............................. 22.8 22.6 2).1 22.6 3).5 34-3 26.6 24.9 205 2.4 22 6.2 22.6 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-.iles (rexaning cboon) ......... 64.j 62.6 65263.1 80*7 8. 746. 845. 406. 0o
10-05. Gross ton-mlesa (sex. locopotives and tendere)... 2,948 2,863 3,016 2,902 B,042 09316 3,082 2,610 2,272 2,897 2,838 10-05
10-06. Net ten-siles ....................................... 1 ,346 1,312 1,i412 1,362 2,191 2,26z 1.2 ,4r9) 1,190 1,120 1,262 1,242Z 10-ob
11. Groee tonwellee of locoomotivee and tenders per locometiverrl. 306 303 285 985 ? 9 366 9 297 274 264 327 322 11
12. Ilet ton-sites per lo. ed car-aile ............................ 32.L 32.8 13.6 73.6 464 7.5 35.6 36.o 1. 31.7 30.2 30.6 12
13. Ca-r-mle ratioe: Loaded freight cars
13-ol. Percent of total car-mine,. out or north ........... 71.3 70.9 77.1 77.o 55.5 59.1 73.4 73.7 74.2 72.5 68-7 68-1 13-01
13-02. Prcent of total car-m~ile, vest or cuth ........*5795.52 1.6156.538275.25 9 62.1 61413-02
13-0). Force of total car-miles, all directions .......... 64.6 63.9 64.6 6. 85 58.oD 63.5 63-1 6506 65-3 6c.7 13-o?
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-miles ........... 549 55.1 59.4 59.2 47.0 51-1 57.5 57.8 58.5 5 51-8 52.0 13-ok
1L. Average pr traia-hour:
1W1. Traia-sile ...................... ... .............. 18.3 17.8 16.6 16.4 17.9 17.3 16.8 16.5 18.0 17.6 19.9 19.1 16-01
1*-cr2. Gruees ton-sile (excl. locomotive and tender) ..... 53.436 50,b49 49,243 46,785 71.592 70,14r8 52,207 50,129 46,703 'r3,160 57,102 53,65'r 1*-02
13. Peteent trata-switch~ing hours at way stations of
rtcta train-heare*............. ........ 21.4 20.8 27.0 26.1 26.1 25.3 26.9 26.0 21.2 20.7 16.4 16.1 1


*Exeludes avitchinp time of train locomotives at initial and final terminal,


Sabjcct to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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Stateent No. M.-211 (084)
MAY 195 3


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR 1A MomT OF MIAY 1953 ANrD 1952


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BUREAU OF TRANSPORTI BODNOMICS AND frATI'BICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED glTH MALY 1953 AND 1952

EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHON'IAS REGION lucu IsIO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEMPOCAHONTAS REGIONNO

1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952
AGGREGATES #
1. YIles of road operated at oloes of month ..................... 224 362 224 825 52 4951 52 712 8 073 8 074 60 568 60 786 37 1461 37 42 51 1Z6 648 126 614 1
2. Train-ailes (locomotive-prropelle and motorcar trains):
2-01 Steam locomotive-propelled trains .,................, 54 970 202 bi 122 4621 16 327 919 25 562 728i 4 781 719 8 029 5061 21 109 636 33 5 9 2 236 8 769 009 12 451 8571 25 091 555 35 0 78 4 6 I -o
24). Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................. 3 171010 3 308 969 2 571 122 2 572 19 6 217 496 290 0 59 2 7 88 618 2 862 5 3 -1 -1 382 392 446 7141 2-03
244. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 290 951 64 9561 -1 -I -I -I 290 9511 64 956 2-0h
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ............ 203 863 969 210 b11 57 2 63 808 568( 66 310 27 9 10 375 479 11 895 730 74 184 047 78 206 009 33 511 872 35 865 97 21 96 168 050 96 739 5 91 2-05
2-06. Motorcar-prop~lled trains ......... .. 156 808 164 52 5 2 7141 -1 -1 2 714 156 808 161 811l 2-06
2-07. Total train-miles.. 204 020 777 210 976 09 7 63 808 568 66 512 993 10 375 479 11 895 730 74 184 047 78 208 723 33 511 872 35 865 972 96 324 858 96 901 40d 2-07
2-08. Ordinary .......................................... 201 841383 208 458 881 62 760 144 65 220 595 10 279 937 11 734294 73 040 061 76 954 887 33 252 503 35 563 47 9 95 548 799 95 940 $15 2-08
2-09. light ............................................ 2 179 394 2 517 216l 1 048 424 1 092 4001 95 542 161 436 1 143 966 1 255 8i36 25935691 302 4931 776 059 960 887 2-09
3. Road locomotive-ailes:
3-01. Principal ..................... .................... 2 i03 905 544 210 571 883~ 63 827 474 66 408 4161 10 378 602 11 945 74 71 74 206 076 78 354 163 335 509 326 35 864 52 9 96 190 142 96 753191 3-ol
02. Helper (IcludeslB and trailing *A units) ......... 6 124 566 7 637 778 3 036 434 3 991 570 358 005 612 954 3 394 439 4 604 584 387 579 485 77 8 2 342 548 2 547 476 3-02
3-03. Light ............................................ 8 839 622 10 2 70 r l i 3 740 852 4 594 324 447 042 631 974 4 187 894 5 226 296~ 572 085 6 56 30 7 4 079 643 4 395 9823-0
NA0. Total loomnotlriv-llss ................. 218 869 732 223 b68l 24 8 70 604 760 74 994 310 11 183 649 13 190 675 81 788 409 88 184 9882 34 468 990 37 006 614 102 612 333 103 696 64 9 3-04
)-oj. Total, steam only ................................... 62 450 910 92 441 13 1? 088 512 30 556 313 5 457 048 9 156 795 24 545 560 39 713 10U 9 397 7 35 13 3555 185 28 507 615 39 3 72 84 5 -0
3-06. Total, diesel-elsetrie only .......................... 152 398 979 132 423 7171 40 601 515 41 453 804 5 497 090 3 720 9101 54 098 605 45 174 719 25 071 25S i3 651 429 73 229119 63 597 569 3-06
1d7. Total electrico aly ...... 3 716 257 3 956 6a01 2914 733 2 98416 0i 229 511 512 970 3 144 2441 3 29715 8 -I 572 013 6595B22 3-07
3-08. Total, other ...................... 303 S66 66 7131 1 .I ,I .I ,I 303 5861 66 713 3-08
Train-writching locoootive-iles:
)-49. Stea locomotives .................... I 5945 945 9 038 17 2 084 499 32a10 591 635 655 88162 5 2 720 154 4 092 216 772 765 1420 47 7 2 453 026 352i5 47 9 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electrio locomotives ............... 12 206 040 9 b61 91 9 5 077 233 4 120 87 b 358 606 233 893 5 435 839 4 354 771 2 453 799 2 0 37 5 55 4 316 402 3 4 89 5 9 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotrive ......... ...... 2 70 2Ba79 230 210ai 549 2 30 5 31 14 091 17 1177 224 640 247 6 4 61 ,1 26066 31 58 3 -11
3-12. Other locomotives .................. 30 OO0O4 ... 3O 5 O4 3
}-1, otl ................................ 1U 404 991 19 199 825 9 7 372 281 7 5r62 000 1 008 352 1 132 635 8 380 633 6 694 6 3 t 3 226 564 3 4 58 0 32 6 797 794 7 047 15 8 3
3-14. Miles initial and fInal terminals inal, to 3-13 ...... 3 997 53rd 4 265 014 1 116 430 1 248 946 71 035 83 13 7 1 187 465 1 332 083 815 154 843 719) 1 994 917 2 089 81 i: 3-1*
Diesal-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ..................... ... 373 783 7041 -1 110 236 4341 113 059 339 123 295 7731 -1 56 312 5741 -1 194 175 3571 -1 3-15
3-16. Train stitching..................... 16 3417111 -1 6613 4691 -1 5217481 7 1352171 3 054 7821 -1 61517121 31
L. Car-niles (thousands):
r-01. Inded. eastor north ................. 4 471 265 4 516 62 2 1 512 290 1 541 162 234 493 297 110 1 746 783 1 838 27 2 707 549 720 55 3 2016 933 1 957 997 I-ol
4--02. loaded, vest or- south ................ ................ 3 789 693 3 7144 22bI 1 068 210 1 049 0357 236 155 246 87 5 1 304 365 1 2 95 91 2 541 204 E46 060 1 944 124 1 90 2 257 I02
L-0). Loaded, total .. .................... 8 6 58 8 26105~1 2 580 500 2 590 199 470 648 543 985 3 0511481 3 134 184 1 2?48 753 1 266 613 3 961057 3 660 254 Ic3
4-0k. Empty, east or north ................................. 1 687 633 1 6~23 803 486 242 458 334 166 089 175 935 652 331 634 269 278 452 270 202 956 850 919 332 L-OL
I-o5. Empty, vest or south ................. 2je 58 33 2 676 3101 935 711 972 944 166 8861 226 914 1 102 5971 1199 85U 400 194 418 915 1 086 512 1057 53 7 i-05
i-06. lEmpty, total ..4 476 936 4 "00 113 1 421 953 1 431278 332 975 402 849 1 754 9281 1 834 1271 678 646 689 117 2 043 362 1 976 8i69 6-06
4-07. Loaded and septy, east er north ............. 6 358 898 6 1:40 6 :51 1 998 532 1 999 496 400 582 4 73 0 4 5 2 399 1141 2 4 72 54 1 986 001 990 755 2 973 783 2 6 77 3 2 I; 6--7
*-08. Loaded and pty. rest orsouth ............ 63978 996 6 420 53 9 2 003 921 2 021 981 403041 4 73 789 2 406 9621 2 495 770 9413598 964 975 3 030 636 2 959 794 I-08
L-09. Loaded and empty, total .................. 12 737 894 12 7611641 4 002 453 4 021 47 7 803 623 946 834 4 806 0761 4 968 311 1 927 399 1 955 730 6 004 419 5 837 123 6-09
r-10. Caboose. all directions ........... ... 206 475 212 b83 65 438 68 066 10 726 12 19 5 76 1641 80 261 34 226 36 498 96 085 96 130 -lo
r-11. passengr carrying cars, all directions .............. 6 924 7 1531 7 54 753 113 85 8671 836 568 862 5 489 5 453 41
4-12, other passenger-train cars, all direction ........... 22 929 22 2121 4 959 4 509 1711 211 1301 4 7201 4 816 4 04 4 12 983 13 44 U 4-.12
5. Gross ten-atins of road loconotives and tenders (thous):
$-ol. coal-burning stea locomotives ....................... 15 389 961 21 5.80 0 3 C 5 967 543 9 012 44 2 2 236 547 3 646 881. 8 204 090) 12 6S932 3 2 554( 931 3 366 241 4 626 940 5 Y54 47 i: 5-01
5-02. Gil-burning steam locoaotives ........................ 4 857 587 6 L48 j161 247 4 0701 -1 2471 4 07 0.1 48 847 119 319 4 808 4 93 6 425 12 7 5-02
5-03. Diousl-electric locomotive ...... .................... 43 310 685 3D C5L 622? 13 299 492 11 372 433 1 621 907 1 080 2261 14 921 3991 12 452 65 9 6 862 679 6 236 413 23 526 607 20 563 5i50 5-o3
5-04. Electric loomnotives ............... 1 140 045 1 i:32 10 0 775 211 7 76 13 4 127 423 173 5 861 902 6341 949 7201 -1 243 411 282 466 4-ok
5-05. Other looomotives ... 8 594 17 889L -I -I -I -I 83 594 17 889 5-05
5-06. Total ..................... 66 783 872 69 031 249j 20 042 493 21 165 0 79 39858771 49006931 240283701 26065772 9 466 457 9 721 97 3 33 289 04 5 533243504 546
6. Gross ton-alles of cars, contents, and caboones (thous):
6-01 Total In coal-burnin steam locolotive trains ........ 111 347 j25 16G tr38 905 40 304 951 65 660 959 10 878 935 35 124 130 60 183 886 100 785 08 9 1 755775 27 518 58 29 407 664 38 235 29 31 01
6-42. Total In oil~-brnin eteam loomnotive trained ......... 28 730 601 40 9~33 19I -1 8 2 -1 -I 82 275 299 733 76 8 28 455 302! 40 199 34 01 02
6-0). Total in dinesl-electrie locoactive trained ........... 426 412 868 3G7 609 92; 133 900 698 111 104 2 57 19) 109 193 11 475 9661 153 009 8911 122 580 8223 64 283 638 60 024 47 2 209 119 339 1U5 205 2286 603
6-04. Total In electric loconoativ trains .................. 10 523 293 11 042 0 3 i 8 126 675 8 174 852 917 654 1 220 3 69 9 044 329 9 395 2 2 4- 1 4 78 964 1 646 80 8 6-oir
6-05. Total In other loconotive and motorcar trains ........ 1 063 670 501 oa 3 -196 -- 19 8- 1 063 670 301 42 5 6-05
M6,6 Total in all freight trains .......................... 578 077 757 586 625 73.1 182 332 324 184 940 351 39 905 782 47 820 4 651 222 238 1051 232 760 8161 86 314 712 88 276 823 269 524 939 265 588 09 4( 6-06
6-07. Total of pass. trrin ears and contents incl. In 4-06 1 640 7109 1 647 300I 311 720 2 76 91 4 16 057 16 92 3 327 7771 2 93 84 21 299 296 2 78 890 1 013 636 1 0 74 57 1 6-07
7. Net ten-miles, revenue and nonravenue (thousands) ........... 261 533i 287 271 tOS 764 83 632 280 86 790 521 21 409 900 26~ 223 95 6 105 042 180) 113 014 47 7 39 533 267 40 952 385 116 957 840 117 5i39 902 7
8. Train-houre (incl. train-avitching hours at ray stations):
8-01. Coal-burrning steam locomotive-propelled trains ..... 2 675 661 4 087 0051 1 145 719 1 792 62 6 311 257 508 984 1 456 9761 2 301 6101 518 734 779 514 699 971 1 005 9311 8-ol
8-02. GIl-burnin steam locomotiveoropelled trains ........ 7 24 03 2 1 106 bbl -I bl -I -I ,I 12 6 34 31 2 9 5 711 2 5 1 0 75 2 4 8j -02
8-09, Diesel-electric loccootive-propelled trains .......... 7 543 086 6 027 OOD1 2 546 141 2 184 27 9 264 708 179 505) 2 810 8491 2 363 7841 1 365 376 1 272 73 7 3 367 461 2 990 41 8-03
8-C*, Electric locomotive-propelled trained ................. 161 229 165 900l 134 799 140 4 9 12 225 17 0 2 5 147 0241 157 52a31 -1 22 205 2 8 383 8-ok
8-45. Other loconotive-prop~lled trains .................... 2 4 O 3 95 -1 -I -I -I -I -1 9 24 2 39 5 &-0
8-CC. Notoroar-prope~lld trained ................ 10 O 8 4 10 81 0 82 O- 5 2 O--10 8 4 10 2 9 6,8066
8-07. Total train-houre .................... 11 131 812 12 019 72 6 3 626, 659 4 117 931 5 88 190 705 5141 4 414 84 9 4 b23 44 211 896 744 2 083 54 61 4 820 219 S 112 735 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Avrates per alle of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ..... ... ..- 6.0 6.1 7.9 8.1 8.4 9.6 8.0 8.3 5.9 6-3 5.0 5.0 9-0
W2. bet ton-niles ...................... 7,720 7,945 10,551 10,832 17.563 21,368 11.z85 12.232 7,048 7,199 6,116 6,1o? 9-0
10. Averages per train-adles (excluding flight trained :
10-01. lococrotiv-sil~es (principal and helper) .., 1.0) 1 .04 1.05 1.06 1.ok 1.06 1.05 1.06 1.01 1 .01 1.02 1.03 10-01
10-02. loaded freight ear-miles ................ L0,9 39.6 b1.1 39.7 458 6.4 41.8 1(0.7 37.6 35.6 41.4 40.2 10-o2
10-43. Empty freigt car-miles .......+ -- 22. 21.6 22.7 22.0 3243113 24.0 623.9 20.41 19.l 21.4* 20.6 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-nilse (exclulding caboose) ...... 63.1 61.2 63.8 61.7 782 80.7 65.8 64. 5.o 55.o 62.8 60,8 10--04
10-05. Gross ton-siles (excl. locomotives and trendere) .... 2,861( 2,814 2,905 2.836 3,882 4,075 3,01*3 3,025 2.596 2,4t82 2,821 2,768 10-05
10-06. Net ton-siles ..................... 1,296 1,302 1,?a2 1,331 2,083 2,235 1.:38 146 1,189 1,152 1,224r 1,225 10-016
11. Gross tc.n-sles of locomotives and tenders per locometive-rtle 305 302 24282 356 372 9 26275 263 324 321~ 11
12. Bot ton-alles pe~r loaded car-sile ............................ 31.7 32.9 32.4 7335 45.5 c8-2 3h.4 36131-7 32.3 29.5 304 12
13. Car-mile ratice: Imaded fr*ight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-mlles. eas or north ....... 70.) 71.2 75.7 77-1 58.6.8 72.8 74.3 71.8 72.7 67.8 68.0 13-01
13-02. Peresnt of total car-ales, vest or aculth ....... 59.4 658-3 53.3 51.9 58. 5.1 54.2 51.9 57.5 56.6 64.1 64*.3 13-02
13-03. hrcent of total car-miles, all directions ...... 64.9 647 64. 5 64.B 58.6 57.5- 63.5 63.1 64.8 64.8 66.0 66.1 -o
13--06. Percent esct or north of total car-niles ....... 54.1 54.7 58.6 59.5 1*9.8 54.6 57.3 58.7 56.7 56.9 50.9 50.7 13-oL
14. Averagee per train-hour:*
14-C1. Train-niles ...................... ... ........ ..... 1 8.3 17.6 16.7 16.1 17.6 16.9 16.8 16.2 17.7 17.2 20.0 19.0 16-ol
14-0;2. ur<*8* toon-iles (excl. locor.otirce and tenders) ..... 51,930 'r8.805 B7,648 1)1.911 67,845 67,781 50,339 48.256 ct5.507 4(2,369 55.915 51,946 Th-02
15. Percent trala-switchingy hours at way stations of
total traia-blurs*.......... ............ 21.6 20.7 27.2 25.6 26.6 24.8 27.2 25.4 21.2 20.9 16.6 16.2 15


*Excludes evitching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals. U .GVRMN RNIGOFC:93O201
# Represents an average of the mcileane reported at the close of ench month within the Deriod.























EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INeWDlue SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION INEOM

1953 1951 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952


I 1 T I -i r 1 1 1 I I .


U.1. IEDEOsiTORY


I 1 I 1 1


*Excludes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.
#i Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each clonth within the period*


8.5
17.854

1.04
'r5.9
32.5
78.4
3,908
2.104
356
ir5.8

58.1
59.0
58.5
Ir9.4

17.6
68,198

26.6


1'. S. GOVERNMYENT PRITI1NG OFFICE : 1953 O 270314


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNIE 1953 AND 1952


AGGREGATES

n- 1la lo motd op raep atoa fi men 4b.. ...... .... .......
2-01. Steam ~oloontive-pr~opelled tratus ....................
2-02. Diesel-electrie locoatin-prpropelle trained ..........
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locon~otive-propelled trained ....................
24d ~ Toalooomo v s-ro eed tais ..........
2-4)7. Total train-miles...................
2-08. Ordinar y . . . . . .

3. Road lo v arbll .... .. ..... .... ... ...

3-03. Light .......................................

3-04. Total locowotivem ile .................
3-05. Total, steam only ....................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only .............
307. Total, electric only .................
3-08. Total, other . . . .. . ..
Train-aritching locomotive-allee:
3-09. Steam loconotives...................
3-10. Diesel-electrie locomsotiaes ..........................
3-11. Electric loromotives .................
3-12, Other locomotie ....................

3-14 :ils Iitialz arfilii.; i;&iinls izl In is:::::: .
Diesal-olsetric unit niles:
3-15, Road . . . . . .
3-16, Train switching....................
rr. Csr-alles thousandsa):
r-01. loaded, east or north ................................
le42. Imaded, rest or south.................
l-03. Loaded, total .....................
I-44, sp~ty, east or north .................
l-05. Earoty, rest or south .................
r-06. Empty. total..
'-07. Loaded and emoty,. east or north ......................
L-08. Loaded andl empty, vest or south ......................
'c09. Loaded and empty, total ...............
I-10. Caboose, all directions...............
I-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions ..............
4-12. Other pasasengr-train care, all directione ...........
5. Grose ton-ailes of road locomotives and tenders (thoue):
5-01. coal-buring steam locomotives ..............
5-02. Gil~-burni steam locomoties ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locorootives ...............
5-0'r. Electric locomotives .................
5-05. Other loome ies.....................
5-o6. Total .. .. .. .. . .. . ..
6. Gross ton-allee of care, contents, and cab~oose (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning team loconotive trained ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electrie locomotive trates ...........
6-0k. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomnotive and motorcar trains ........
06-4. Total In all freight trains ..........................
C07. Total of pass, train care and contents Incl. In 4--04
7. Wet ten-milee, revenue and nonrovenue thousandse) ............
8. Train-houre (incl. train-avitching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled traina .......
8-02. il1-burning steam locomotive-rpropelle trains ........
6-03. Die~se-electric locceotive-propelled trains ..........
8--0. Electric locor*:ctiveprovelled traine ... .......
RS. Other locomotive-propelled train ....................
8-06. Notoroar-prop~lled train ...............
8-C7. Total train-houre .


224 343


172 544 167
3 780 6000

i;45 592 71

245 777 7866
243 115 41i
2 662 370

245 65018

10 701 050
263 681 882
74 941 344
183 943 200
4 437 170
360 168

7 130 845
14 89> 507
302 564
'-66


450 987 273
19 940 966

5 417 200
4 52U 270
9 945 476
2 i;4>500
3 154 176
5 40 602
7 660 706
7 682 454
lb 349 160
24U 524
7 220
29 2950

lbe 366 8866
6 002 999
54 647 474
1 367 604
899107
80 484 630

133 73i 33U
35 701 111
515 197 125
12 592 010
1 242 5319
690 470 903
1 980 830
316 727 228

3 199 850
8)U 838 9
9 160 282
201 930
11 24 1
12 052
13 469164


224 793

;4 116 657
1'1 561 7 4
3 bUS 812
102 ;20
249 679 613

t49 bG9 024
' 246 4i26 24 8
2: '42 77 o

2 4 076 0 i

12? Obbr i0s
2707 770 S68
107 146 207

4 LL' $,34
105 011

10 DOS 951
11 L14 54 c
330 108
012
L2 fth: 2




8 j 76 80 o
4 386 6i12
9 762 eas
2 150 958
3 i09 502
5 ;60 4GU
7 527 174
7 596 114

202149
;7 4 37

25 29Y6 371
7 boo 703
47 079 117
1 4 t5 61 7
iEC 5 88
L1 713 596

191 068 42 7
49 094 471
439 537 303
12 5,66 533
445 ~36

1 b 80 11 2
310 bl5 i00

4 607 832
1 31 2 5 8
79 55$ 401
218 32 4
3 08 0
12 4J4
14 196 9i5


52 477

19 438 187
54 285 340
3 065 811

76 809 344

76 809 344
75 528 168
12 81 176

76 832 093

4 516 096
8b 007 988
22 769 834
Sd 763 C37
3 473 117


2 505 070
6 170 847
251 946



133 436 757
8 029037

1 829 205
1 2~77 360
3 106 565
574 388
1 134 539
17097 27
2 404 593
2 411 699
4 816 292
78 567
944
6 089

7 087 729
247
16 07ii 292
922 531

24 0 88 799

4rJ 545 271

162 352 635
9 712 520

220 310 432
366 531
101 560 985

1 372 620

3 092 567
160 543


4 625 730


52 703

2Li 445 219
45 L08 220
3 032 4D3

77i 615 92

77 618 636
76 345 200
1 i273 430

77 73229

5 3111397
8~7 574 528
314 510 239
4 9 554 2 74
3 '.10 015


3 693 bl S
4 923 070
2 72 61>


142 85 71




1 b07 520
1 217 064
3 024 590
535 494
115 868 U
16B88376
2 343 020
2 369 946
4 712 966
79 68 t~
911
5 $4 7

10 191 79'
5 080
13 608 604
919 636

24 725 119

73 756 02 9
62
132 303 304
9 612 27 7
19 e
215 671 89 1
338 45 1
100 t54 15F
2 026 65

2 606 587
165 383


47 99150


8 074

9 1 79 004
4 4 51 61C
337 575

13 968 192

13 968 192
13 783 282
184 911

14 027 74 7

730 779
15 457 717
10 4 70 54 3
4 624 240
362 934


1024 560
288 642
20 270






-149 691
289 258
638 949
206 605
266 483
4 7308 8
556 296
555 741
1 112 037
14 314
108
24 7

4 175 029

1 352 8866
201 4 94

5 729 409

39 987 291

14 667 464
1 410 48 8

56 065 243
20 612
30 703 74 3

582 830

222 297
19 713


824 840


60 550

25 163 918
60 838 445
3 325 235

89 327 598

89 327 598
87 930 175
1 397 423

89 354 074

5 055 819
98 502 729
29 290 540
65 464 014
3 746 175


3 278 192
6 602 033
269 001

3.0 19 286


149 285 204
8 657 491

2 110 603
1 565 514
36 76 117
778 097
1 334 939
2 113 036
2 888 700
2 900 453
7 789 153
91 514
1 076
6 89

9 780 032
247
111 045 220
1 074 095

2d) 899 594

72 065 764

185 908 294
10 801 645

26d 775 903
387 352
127 648 868

1 745 369

3 415 914
175 104


5 336 387


8 072

5 705 731
6 553 095
259 424

12 518 254

12 518 254
12 402 007
116 247

12 521981

539723
13 494 741
6 520 706
6 700 977
273OS8


773122
431 186
17 C5



lb, 848 447
628 454

281 398
288 154
569 552
202 709
200 600
403 309
484 107
466 754
972 861
12 947
132
200

2 6 92 303

1 966 928
151 564

4 810 795

23 820 4 93

23 555 659
1 089 3.19

48 465 471
18 821
26 087 883

372 749

323 347
14 561


710 657


60 777

3t, 124 22 3
50 089 830
3 3 70 062

91 584 11>

91 586 829
40 128 482
1 458 347

91 760 04 3

6 042 176
103 032 24. 2
44 980 782
54 178 514
3 872 94 9


4 718 070
5 211712
2 92 89 7

10 22?6B7




2 157 217
1 506 32 1
3 663 53 1
742 09 1
1 419 3 6 .
2 161 46 4
2 699 316
2 525 6 7
5 b25 OO>
93 994
1019
5 794

14 366 820 L
5 080
14 9614 90
1 121130

30 454 520

113 743 320
d2
146 9 70 7 60
11 022 76 0.
194..
271 737 133
359 070 5
131 257 901

2 OO9 4oc

2 b26 884
185 090


5 123 990


37 146

10 227 142
29 574 929

59 80

39 802 071

39 4 95 927
306 144

39 79 882

677 200
40 927 686
10 957 246
29 970 440



911 841
2 943 853


3 855 69


67 356 635
3 676 222

838 743
639 913
1 478 656
327 793
475 129
802 922
1 166 536
1 115 042
2 281 578
40 638
702
5 291

2 990 023
46 847
8 196 494


11 237 364

25 673 338
275 299
76 320 702


102 269 339
333 937
46 955 424

608 982
12 6 34
1 635 098



2 256 715


37 414




42 290 022

42 290 022
41 939 141
350 881

422a880 7 3

771 419
43 615 011
15 411790
28 203 213



1 609 276
2 445 77 3


4 055 04




848 05 7
640 431
1 488 480
319 194
4 94 5 9 5
813789
1167 251
1135 026
2 302 27 7
43 0 50
999
4 433

3 902 500
127 707
7 424 975


11 455 18 7

32 034 12 7
782 030
70 753 966


103 570 123
309 425
47 891340

897 54 8
33 4 9 O
1 "18 991



2 450 02 9



6.2
7,o33




54.9
2,$70
1,1r2
263
32.2

72.7
56.1
64.7
>7.0

17.3
ir2,273


20.9


126 647

30 524 979
85 130 793
461 365
345 909
116 463 0

116 648 119
115 689 316
958 803

112486 204
4 968 031
124 251 467
34 693 55
88 506 746
688 995
360 168

2 946 812
5 349 621
33 583
36
8 330 382


234 345 434
7 607 25S

2 467 854
2 322 851
4 790 705
1 143 616
1 34410
2 487 724
3 611 470
3 666 959
7 278 429
116 372
5 442
17 710

5 596 831
5 953 905
28 404 260
293 509
99 167
40 347 672

35 999 236
35 425 812
252 968 129
1 790 165
1 242 319
327 425 661
1 259 541
142 122 936

845 498
871 17 5
4 109 270
26 826
11 241
12 052
5 876 062




5.0
6,200

1.02
41.6
21.5
62.9
2,830
1,228
325 :
29.7 I

68.3
63.3
65.8
51.5

19.9
5).722


16.7


126 60

41 614 525
73 559 931
528 750
102 320
115 8OS 526

115 992 173
114 b58 62
1 133 54 b

115 827 929

5 274 609
124 131712
46 753 927
76 49156
780 60
105 611

4 178 597
4 257 061
37 211
612
8 473 4 8




2 370 94 2
2 239 85
4 610 801
1089 660
1 295 542
2 385 207
3 460 607
3 535 401
6 496 O0b
115 0 97
6 419
16 881

7 027 2 30 i
7 720 916
24 692 652
334 487
28 586
39 803 881

45 290 980
48 312 359
221 612 569
1 943 766
445 196
317 604 874
1 311 617
139 665 959

1 160 802 i
1 2 85 7 6 O
3 607 526
33 22 i
3 6 86
11 964
6 122 966



5.0
o,061

1.02
lr0.1
20.8
00.9
2,765
1,216
321
JO.3

68.5
63-4
b).9
21.ir

18.9
31,871

16.2


2-ol
2-02
2-o3
2-*05
2-065
2-o?
2-08
2-09



3-c3

3-05
3-06
3-07
3-08

3-09
3-10
3-11
3-12
3-1


3-15
3-16

L-ol

4-03
lr44

rr-o?

4-08
r-49




5-02
5-03


5-06


602
&-03

605

6-07
7

8-01
8-42
8-03
8-ob

8-07


6.0
7,800

1.0)
W0.9
22.2
6).1
2,873
1,30)
305
11.8

70.7
58.9
61r.8
54.5
18.2
51,857

21.6


6.0
7,793

1,01
39.5
21.7
61.2
2,806
1,291
302
32.7

71.
577
64.0
55.1

17.6
48,807

20.8


8.0
10,693

1.05
41.1
22.7
63.8
2,917
1,345
28)
32.7

76.1
53.0
614.5
58.9

16.6
47,627


27.3


8.0
10,683

1.06
39.6
22.1
01.7
2.825
1,317
282
33.2

77.1
51.1

59.8

16.2



25.8


9.4
20,894

46.0

80.7
4,068
2,228
371
48.1

62.9
52.0
57.5
54.7

16.9
67,971


25.0


8.o
11,6r7

1.05
41.8
2Y .0
65.8
3,057
1.452
293


54.0
63.5

16.7
50.367

27.2


8.1
11,866

1.06
40.6
24.0
64.6
3,015
1.456
296
35.8


51.5
62.9



08,317

2:.7


5.9
6,984

1.01
37.5
20.3
57.8
2,589
1,189
275
31.8

71.9
57.4
64.8
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262llllll 081 696711IIUIIIIII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT~ ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M.-211 (08-A)


AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-0. Train-milee, ordinary................
9-2. het ton-riles.... .. ... .... .. .....
10. Averaes per train-adle (excludin. Light trained :
10-01. Locorothe-=les (principal and helper) .. ....
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ..
10-43. Epty freight car-niles ...............
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Grose ton-riles (excl. locomotives and tendere).
10-06. Net ten-riles ..
11. Gross (c~n-isile of loconotiess and tendlers per locoactive-rile
12. Net ton-alles per loaded car-mile...............
13. Car-rile rattoo: landed freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-siles. east or north .........
13-C2. Forcent of total car-miles, vest or eculth ...........
13-C03. Frorent of total car-niles, all directions ..........
I-13cD. Percent east or north of total car-rilse ............
16. Averages per train-hour:
101~. Train-niles ........... .......
14-<;2. ure-es ton-riles (excl. lococotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switchingl hours at way statione of
total train-houra*..









Slsabj to reison INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISS ION Statement No. .-211 (OS-A)
DunaAUl OF ImANSPORT BmCONOMIC AND TAlrflsCS JUNE 195 3


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWHAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 19)3 AND 1952


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION iNcu alsO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
II~EMPOCAHONTAS REGION INEOM
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952
ACCREGATES
1.l~ Miosoroad operatetat alose ofmonth ..................... 224 23 8 224 624 52 38 7 52 65 61 071 8073 60 45 8 60 72 5 37 14 6 37355 8 126 634 126 537 1
2. Train-alla (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-01. Steamlocomotivepropelle trains ............ 10 945 837 12 994 195 3 130 26 8 3382491 924 012 1 149 49 6 4 054 28 0 4 531987 14581335 1926052 5 433424 6 536156 2-01
2-02. Diesel-*1ectrio locooastivpropelled trains ....... 30 112 361 25 246 68 9 9 375 819 7 462 86 1176 83 5 875 447 10 552 654 8 338 312 4 832 06 64 497 99 814 727 64 1 12 410 37 92-42
2-4) Electric blotlcmtvepopelled trained .......... 615 5 90 589 84 3 494 08 9 460 287 41 92 8 47 520 536 017 507 80 7 -1 76 97 31 82 036 2-43
2-04. Other 16oomotive-propelled trains ............ 54 95 8 37 364 54 95 8 7 36 4 2-01
2-o5. Tot llocomtro-propellea trains ......... 41 728 74 6 38868091 13000776 11 305 643 2142 775 2072463 15143551 13 378106 6 290 199 6424 050 20 294 99 6 19 065 95 2-05
2-06. Notorcar-propelled traina .... 28 2 6 5 24 8 36 --- -28 2 6 524 83 6 2-06
2-07, hwtaltrain-mil.....- 41 757 011 38 892 527 13 000 77 6 11 305 643 2142 77 5 2072463 15143551 133578 106 6 290199 6 424 050 20 323a61 19 090 7 7 2-o?
2-o8,0ordinar ........... 412874 035 38467367 12768024 111246a 07 2 122070 2 048 98 8 148g0 094 15 173 595 6243 424 6 375 662 20140 517 1891e110 2-08
2-49. light ..................... 482 976 425 560 232 75 2 181 036 20 70 5 23 475 253 457 204511 46 775 48388 182 744 172 661 2-49
). Road loomotive-alles:
3-ol.Principal .................... 41 74 04 4 38904162 13004619 11 3236801 214 337 9 2 082 000 15 147 9961 13 405 8801 6 2895561 6 423544 20 307 090 19 074 738 3-01
N-2. Belper (ecludes *Band tral~ing 'A'unite) ...... 1 50 21b 1 176 941 62a33565 539 266 75 032 86 237 698 3 9 625560 2 640O25 69 741 487 793 481 698 3--2
>-0). ighat .................... 1 86142 8] 1809 617 775 24 4 717 073 92 68 98805s 867 928 815 87 8 105 1151 115 1121 888 38 8 878 627 0
3-04. Total lcomotive-ales................. 44 856 28 7 41890720 14403228 12B80 218 2311092 2267042 16 714320 148472601 6 4586961 66083971 21 683 271 20 435 063 -o
)-0. Total steam only .................................... 12 490 4 34 14 705 36 9 3 681 32 2 3 953 92 61063 65 81 313 74 8 4 744 980 5 267 674 1 559 511 2 056 6131 6 185 94 31 7 381 08 2 30
M6. total disedl-eletric oaL .......................... 31 586 35 8 26449579 10161522 8 100 46 1203j88 7 90 3330 11365 409 900379bl 4 8991851 4551784 15 325764 12 894 000 -0
347. Total, electric only ................................. 720 9135 696 674 560 38B4 525 827 453 57 49 964 603 931 575 7 9 1 -1 116 98 2 1210831 -07
3-08. Tota, other ......................................... 56 58 2 38 89 81 -- -I -I -I 56 58 2( 38 69 81 38
Tirain-swtchingloomootive-atles:
M-9. steam locoeotives.. 1 190 900 1 467 7 7 4205~71 4 82 92 7 137 4 67 142 935 5 58 03 B 625 862a 1390o7 6 188 7 99 493 786 653 118 F9
3-10. Diesel-electria locomotive ............... 2 689 467 2032 627 1093 614 802 192 72580O 54 749 1166194 856 941 490 05 4 408 2181 10 332191 767 468 -o
3-11. Electrie loeomotive .. 49 87 8 50 87 O 41 39 7 42 088 2 96 4 3 161 44 3 61 45 24 91 I- 5 51 7 5 62931
3-*1. Oher ococtivs .. 6 108 -- 66 10 8 3-12
3-1).Totl... 3930311 3551...92 1555582 1327207 213011 2066 084 1768593 15280521 6291301 597017 1532588 1426 323-3
)-lk. ileesinitial andfinal terminalinel. in 3-13 ...... 86867 3 784 380 242 578 209 7 6 16 092 15 368 2586 70 225 12 9 150 4 44 140 857 459b559( 4183941 3-14
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
J-15. Road....... 77 119 836 -1 23200323 2789 108 25 989 431 -1 1108557 5 40 045 030 315
3--16. Train switching ........................ 3 600 79 9 1 415 56 8- 106 TO 6 1 522 27 4 623 16 2 -1 145 5 6 31 31-16
4. Car-ailes (thousands):
4-01. Ieaded, oaster north ................. 945 93b 859 393 316 915 266 36 4 46 90 5 52 5811 363 820 318 94 5 131 194 127 5041 450921 412 44 i-01
k-02.Loaded.vest or south ................... 738 58b 642 384 209 150 68 027 51 999 42 383 26114 9 210 4101 98 709 94 371 378 72 337 603 402
4-*0). Loaded. tota.... 1684520 1 50177 7 526 065 434 391 96904 94 964 624 969 529 35 5 229 90 3 221 875 829848 750 547 *.43
444.Impty. ast or north....... ........... 361 873 327 154 89 146 77 160 36 620 30 670 125 76 6 107 630 49 341 84899 186 76 6 170 32 rcgi
I-05. mpty. est or south... 564 873 533192 198 628 179 938 35714 39 56 9 23234*2 219 507 74 93 75 680 257 596 238005 4-e
r-46. Empty, tot al ................... 986 746 860 346 287 774 257 098 70 334 70 239 358 108 327 337 124 276 124 672 444 362 408 337 i-06
1--7. Laded and upty. aster north ............ 1 307 80 8 118656 47 406 061 343 524 83 525 8 2 51 48958 6 426 7 7 180935 176 4 9 637 687 583 276 r.47
1--08Loaded anseapty est or south ............ 1303 45 8 1 175 L76 407 778 347 56L 85 713 81952e 493 491 429 917 173 64 4 170 051 636 323 575 606 r-08
4-09. loades and aptrtoa... 2 6112i66 2 362 12 3 813 639 691 489 169 238 165 203 983077 856 69 2 3541791 346547 1274 010 1158 84 4-0
4-10. Caboose, ali dirctions.. 42049 39 257 1312 9 11 614 2221 2 119 15 350 137331 6 41 2 6557 20 287 18 967 -10
I-11, Passenger carrylag cars, all directions ....,... 1 19 6 1 2 84 1 9 15 1 9 2 3 2 O9 1 8 11 1 3 41 1 3 7 8 5 9 6 64
4-12. Other. paeaeager-train cars, all directions ....... 5 4 61 4 6 9 1 1 3 1 03 829 3 6 1 159 1 0 74 4 7 5( 3 8 91 3 6 2 7 3 4 321 412
5. Oores ton-aiess of road loconotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. coal-burningsteaml~ocomotlr.............. 2 980 92b 3 316 136 1120186 1179 35 7 455 75 6 528 14 8 1575 942 1 707 5OL 435 09 2 536 264 969 891 1072 766 -1
5-02. 011-bruning steam loceotoives ........................ 1 145 41 2 1 305 18 7 1 01 -- 1 0101 8 388 1 145 41 2 1 295 78 950
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .....-..................... 9 338 433 7 826 49' 2 77 8 00 2 236 171 345 031 272 660 3 123 831 2 SO8 631 1335 81 51 188 56 2 4 878 787 4 129 102 5-03
$--ok. Elctrie loconotivs.................. 221 5 5 9 223 4 31 147 3 20 143 5 0 2 24 14 1 27 9 Os 171 4 61 171 410 50 0 9 81 52 O 2 15-or,
5-05. Other locomotiveo b 57 3 10 69 9 lb 573 10 69 9 -05
5-6. Total.. 13 701 902 12 6823547 4 046 30 6 3560 040 24 92 8 628716 4 871 23 4 4388 7 5 1 770 907 1 733 214 7 059 761 6560377] 546
6. Gross ton-siles of care, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-41 Tota In coal-barnIn steam loonotive trains ...... 22 391 01 3 24 529 4 62 7 940 3 20 8 095 0701 3 941 55 8 4 8631611 11 881 87 8 12958 231 3 917 56 3 4 515 5441 6 591 572 7 055 68 7 6-41
be2. Tota in oil-burnings stem locomotive trains ......... 6 970 510 8 161 28 1 I- I- I- 1 48 26 2 0 970 510 8 113 019 602
64). Tota in deslr-electria loecaotiva train ............ 85 784 25 7 71 527 379 28 451 93 7 21 199 047 4 446 46 6 3 191 49 832 898 40 3 24 390 54 512 0 37 064 10 729 4 94 43 848 790 36 407 340 bC3
6041. Total in electric 1ocoaottre trains .......... 2 0 68 71 7 1 924 501 1 585 851 1 437 42 2 171 66 5 190 119 1 757 51 6 1 627 541 311 20 1 296 960~ 604
6-45. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 178 64 9 143 7 7 3r 178 64 143 7 7 3 6-45
6-06, Tota In all freight trains .......................... 120 39 14 6 106 286 39 6 37 976 10 8 30 731 539 8 559 68 9 8 244 77 a 46 537 79 7 38 976 317 15 954 627 15 293 300 57 900 72 2 52 016 77 9 06-
6-07, Total ofpass. -train cars andcoontents incl. In &-0 340 121 332 606 56 811 61 539 2764 3 689 59 57 5 65 228 3L 4 41 30 535 245 90b 237043 607
7. set ten-milua. revenue and nonrevenue thousandss) ........... 55 193 71 7 47 308 436 17 928 70 5 13 763 37 4 677 98 3 4 479 787 22 606 08 8 18 243 424 7 422 157 6 938 955 25 164 872Q 22 126 05 7 7
8. Train-houre (incl. train~-switching hour at way statione:
&-01. Coal-barning steam loconotivepropelled trains ..... 524 16 9 600 7771 226 90 1 234 02 61 61 492 73 84 61 288 393 307 67 2 90 24 91 118 03 4 145 52 7 174 8711 8-01
8-02. 011-borning stena loconotive-ropelled trained ........ 159 91 7 212 70 O 19 159 91 7 210 511 8-02
8-03. DIesl-electrlccaotiv-c~proplled tain.......... 1616 596 1 328399 546 426 422350 58 63 9 42 792 605 065 465 10 269 72 21 26254 741809 617045 863
8-04. Electric locoactive-propelled trained ............ 32 7 O1 32 4 16 25 7 44 24 8 8 2 3 36 2 6 88 28 O 80 7 5 7 34 6 21 4 8 4 5 &46
8*-05. Other locomotive-propelled trained ............ 8001 1 2911 2 01 291 -I- 645- olIs 80
8-06. Notoroar-propelled trained ... 1 96 8 1 66 6 - 16 1 968 1 66 8 &.6
8-07. Tal train-houre.. 2337 352 2 177 25 9 799 071 681 219 12246 7 1193526 921 53 8 800 5451 59 9711 566 4831 1055 843 1010 231 teo7
AVERAGES

He Traia llel ,rro .i y .............................. 6.1 5.7 8.1 7.0 8.8 8.5 8.2 7.2 5.6 5.7 5.3 5.0 9-01
W2. hot ton-siles ...................... 8,205 7,020 11,L08 8,713 19,320 18,497 12,46k 10,0114 6,660 6,191 6,621, ),829 9-2
10. Averages per train-anle (ezE~UldnG light trained :
10-01. locoaotive-siles (principal and helper) ..........., 1.03 1.0? 1.05 1.05 1.ok 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.01 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
lo--o2. Leaded freight ene-mles. ............................ K0.8 39.0 '11.2 391 6.6 46.3 42.0 4*0.2 36.8 34.8 41.2 39.7 10-02
104)9. Empty freidth car-eiles ............................. 22.5 22.k 22.5 23133-2 34.3 24.0 24.8 19.9 19.6 22.1 21.6 10-o)3
10-04. Tota freight car-Bile (excluding caboson) ......... 63.3 61.1) 63.7 62.2 79.8 80.6 66.0 65.0 56.7 >6.h 63.3 b1.3 1~0-o
10-05. Gross ton-eiles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 2,917 2,76) 2,974 2,762 4.034 lr,02h 3,125 2,959 2.555 2,399 2.875 2,7M) lo-o
10-0~6. Net ton-rlles ...................... 137 1,230 1 0 1,237 2,20LI 2,186 1,518 1.851,89 1,088 1,209 1,170 10-o6
11. Gross ton-mles of loconotive and tendere per locorxtive-mile 305 303 281 283 357 366 291 2627'( 262 326 321 l1
12, pe$ ton-allee per loaded car-alle ............................ 32.8 31.5 34.1 31.7 L7.3 L7.2 36.2 34.5 323 31.3 0. 29.5 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded fraight cars
10~1. Percent of tota car-milrs. cut or north ........... 72.3 72.4 78.0 77.5 56.2 63.2 7s.3 74.7 72.7 72.2 70.7 70.8 13-01
13-02, Prcent of ~tot car-mles, vest or ecuth ........... 56.7 54.:6 51*.3 $8.3 60.7 51.7 52.9 48.9 56-8 5 559.5 58.7 13--or
13-03. ~recnt at total car-miles, all dirsetions .......... 61r.5 6.6.662.8 58.4 57.5 63.6 61.8 64.9 64.0 65164.8 13-o:
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-alles ............ 56.2 57.2 60.2 61. 7- 55.e 58.2 60.3 )7.1 57.5 54.1, >>.0 13-oL
16. Averags per train-hour:
101~. Traia-milos ..................... 17.9 17.9 16316.6 17.5 17.4 16.1( 16.7 17.5 17.5 19.2 18.9 14-01
14-0;2. wome~ ton-mile (excl. locnoliotie and sensors) ..... 51,508 48,817 47,528 45,113 69.89h 69,o95 So,500 48,687 44.322 41.730 j4,838 31,490 age0
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of
tctal trato-hours* ............. 2....... 1.8 21.2 27.1( 27.3 26.8 25.9 27.3 27.11 22.2 20.7 16.9 16.6 1


Exludea switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.































































































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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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Statemecnt No. M.-21
JULY 195 3


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled fromp 121 reports of freight trails statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTTH OF JULY 1953 AND 1952


EASTERN DISTRICT
acwome
POCAHONTAS REGION


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT~ POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


I 1 1 1 1


I 1 I 1 1 .


L I


1


1953 1952 1953 1952 1


I I


224 22

11 052 G66
30 S44 54
605 251
66 270
422 7172 8
31 O6 O
42 302 788
41818 483
484 30

42 292 59
11900 i
1 839 78
45 322 48
12531 97
32 00418
715 993
70 336

1197 380
2 713 653
50 45 9
8 4
3 961576
879 865

78 279 958
3 557 070

919 402
727 026
16 46 430
376 978
591 506
668 484
1296380
1318 534
2 614 914
42 767


2 982 393
1 109 64 9
9 472 384
219159

13 802 923

22 295 97 5
O 767 4 8 8
87 945 617
1 969 246
205 91 8
119 184 244
379 10 6
53 746 23 3

526 16 6
158 3 27
1 630 38 7
32 O 4 6

2 45 51 8


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AGGRECATES
1. Yileor rad operatedast lo**ctlaonth ...................,,
2. Trata-alle (loconotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. St~u locomotive-propelled trsain ...... .......
2-02. Dissel-electric locomoatinpropelled train ... ...
Z-o}. Electric locomotive-proPelled trains .. .......
2-04. Other loconotive-propelled traina ... ........
2-05. otalloconotive-propellettrains ... ........
2-06. *otorear-propelled train ..
2-47.Toetal train-sles ... ...
2-08. 0rdinar..
2-09. Light ..
). Road locomotive-siles:
3-01.PRincipal..
3-02. Helper (excludes *Band traillag 'Aunite) ... ...

3-04. Total loconotive-ales....
FO-0 .Otal. ateasoDly..
3-06. Total. dheel-elctrie only ... ...........
347. Total, electric only..
3-*08. Total, other .... ...... .... .. .. ..
Train-evitchingleecaotive-alles:
)-9. Steamlocoaotives....
3-10. Diesl-elctric locormourn... ...........
3-11. Electric locomtreoivs..
3--12. Other loconotivs ....

)-14. Niluinitialasndfialter~miale inal. In -13......
Diesal-olectric unit a~lle:
3-15. Road.
3-16. Train avitchtat ****-**-*****************.............
4. Car-alles (thousands):
I-01. Imaded, east or north..
le2,] anded. wat or south ... ..............
r-03.Ima~ded. totl...
6--04. mpty, *astor north...
rc.05. Epty. esator south..
l-06. Empty, total..
l-07. Loadedandeepty. east or north ... .........
Lc8. Loaded andeepty. vat or outh .. ..........
4-09. Loaded adespty, total....
4-10. Caboose. ali directions..
4-11, Passenger carrying care, all directions .. .....
4-12. Other pssengr-train cars, all directions ... ....
). Gross ton-ath~e of road locomotives and tenders (thoue):
5-01. coal-burningsteamlocomoulrne.. ....... ..
5-o?. Oil-taurning st*am locoxotive ... ..........
5-03. Dinel-electric locomoti~e ... .
5-04. Electric ~oconotiva...

6. Gross ton-all~es o cars, contente, and cabooses (thoue):
6-01, Total In coal-burdo~g stea locesotive strain ......,,
6-02. Total In oil-barning steam locomotive train .. ...
6-0).Trotal in dinl-electriel~oconotir etrains ... ...
6-04. Total inele~ctrilcoconotivetrains .. ........
6-05. Totl In other locomotl rs and rootorcar trained ..
6-06. Total in all freght traine .. ...........
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Inel. in 601
7. Nat Ica-1llu. revenue and onorr~even (thousands) .....
8. Train-hours (incl. triat-switchingt hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-butrlnin sten loconrlotvepropelled traina ... ..
8-C2. Gil-buranin stean loccototive-propelle trains ........
8-). Deseal-electrie locomotive-prope~lle traine ..........
6-ch. Electric locor.ctive-prcelledd trained ... .......
8-C$. Other loonotive-propelled train ... ........
8-CF Yoted arpo ple br n ... ..........


AVERAGES

9. Ave~ragsper mile of road per day:
-ol. Train-mile, ordinary .. ...............
9-02. her tof-i~les....................
10. Avrlrage per train-aile (excluding: liLght tratae):
10-1, locerativentrles (principal and helper) .. ....
to-oz. In~ded trcight car-ailes...
10.4). Empty freight car-ntles...
10-04. Total freight Car-aill u (excltding caboose) .. ...
10-0). Grose ton-ciles (exl. locomotives and tsnder.)..
10-46. Net ton-sil es . .. . .. .. .. .
11. Gross tc.n-sles of locolrotives and tenlralr per locometive-rile
12. sEs son-situl per loaded car-mle ...............
13. Car-clea ratioe: Loaded freight cars
13-1. Percent of total car-stles. east or north ... ....
13-02. Percent o total car-ailes, *est or enth ...........
13-0). orceant of total car-mles, all directions ..........
13--CA. Percent east or north of total car-mles ............
1. Averages per train-bour:
14-01. Tfrain-rles..
1lc2. Groes ton-calla (excl. locorcotives sand tenders) .....

1#,. Percent train-switchf ug hou~rs at way stations of
total trrun-hou:r*.


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1952


2 591


1952


60743

3 719 12 5
8 217 4 57
466 36 9
12 40
12 402 971

12 232 730
170 241

12 43117
500 782
701 990
13 633 9SO
4 242 843
8 866 622
524 485


561 319
882 705
39 36 3

1483387
214 555



289 050
187b659
476 c0O
93 610

293 620
382166
388 069
770 72
12 777


1373166
94 5
2 439 929
152 444

3966464

9 703 213

23 443 673
1468281

34 615 367
65 940
15 913 834

259 611

467 800
24 9 4

752 354


L24638

12 286 17 4
25 468 919
551 492
46 074
38 352 659
23 4 1 9
38 376 07 8
37 980 621
395 457

38 386 643
1058 062
1698560
41 143 46 5
13 781624
26 667 307
647 469
47 06 5

1411917
2 087 050
45 815
12 6
3 544 906
782106



826 257
600 487
1428744
303552
539 563
843115
1131609
1140 050
2:271 859
38682


3041741
1 287 27 2
7 916 455
;203 390

12 462 818

21 388 4 4 6
7 653 77 5
70 8113516
1748 681
151 7 5 3
101 753 971
384 004
44 827 070

558 224
214 95 3
1 342 4 30
29 6 8 2

2 148709


52 386

2 976 591
9 551 792
486 46 6

13 0168649

13 016 849
12 784 551
2 32 2 9 6

13 020 654
591566
771 711
14 384 131
34 79663
10 343 390
559 078


419 041
1119 550
42 252

1580 84 3
246 937

23 687 933
1 465 04 6

304 996
202 773
507 769
9412!3
199 680
293860 3
399 119
402 453
801572
13317


1028 355

2 845 706
147 037

4 0210 96

7 297 251

28 003 993
1525 841

36 627 085
b7 098
17109 662

217 424

SS4 869
i5 4 5 1


797 744


52 670

2 777 07 L
7 358 484
425 98 6
-0 96
10 561 546

10 410 159
151 387

10 581 .,10
4337 32
620 j66
11 635910
3170 821
7 983134
481 955


437 582
820 352
36 662

1295196
201 200



245 001
152 071
397 072
67 446
166 344
i233790
312*47
318a15
630862 i
10 871
20 6

14 OO 3
94386
2178 401
128 513

3 252 145

6 071 2U 8

20 357 705
1 304139

27 733 049
62 ti61
12 236103

197 346

423 678
22 6 3 9


643 86


1953


8073

882 480
1 165 23 3
39 451

20807164

2 087164
2 068 439
18 22 5

2 087 689
64 722
86 765
22 239176
1006 971
1191106
41099

128 451
76 856
2 697

200 004
15020

2 746 401
115 36 1

44 658
47 955
92 61 3
34 946
31 641
66 587
79 60 4
79 596
159 200
2164
1 9
53

431 761

340 937
22 069

795367

36 20 182

4 180 43 3
158 842

7 959 397
3 027
4 292 41

58 37 3

58 930


119 434


8073

942 04 9
858 97 3
40 40 3
442
1841425

1822 571
18 F54

1849?68
67050
81 622
1 998 040
1072022
883 488
42530


123 337
62 35"
2 501

188191
15 3



44 04 9
35788
79 837
26164
33 866
60 030
70 213
69 654
139 867



429 280

261 528
23 531

714 339

3 632 OO 8

3086168
164142

6882 318

3 677 731

62 26 5

43 922


108 491


60461

3 861071
10 717 02 5
525 91 7
15 10
15 104 013

14853 490
250 523

15 106543
656 288
856 47 6
16 623 307
4 486 C3 4
11 536 496
60017 7


547 492
1196 406
44 94 9

1788 847
261 957

20 434 334
1 580 40 9

349 054
250 728
600 382
129 069
;231321
360390
476 723
482 04 9
960 772
15 481
17 2

1460116

3 186 04 3
169 706

4 816 46 5

10 917 37 3

32 184 4 :6
16 84683

44 786 482
60 125
21 402 303

275 797

613 799
27 58 2

917 17


37144

1 440 64 9
4 7 34 477


6175126

6175126
6131583
43 54 3

6174 397
57 302
102 243
6 333 94 2
15 34534
4 799 408


136142
469 763


605 90 5
142206

10 929 509
603 18 3

121 891
100355
222246
51 948
69 34 4
121292
173839
169 699

6329


427 929

1308 803

1736 732

3 822 82 3

116 77 994


15 500 81 7
35 292
7283412a4

87 59 6

263 411

-
351007


37 358

1 707 372
4 304 48 6


6011858

6011858
5 9763541
35 517

6011273
51921
99 060
6 162 254
1807622
4 354 632


168423
415 951


584 374
137 353



112 655
89 652
202 507
46609
64155
110 764
159 264
154 007
313 271
6135


478 62 9

1143106


1622'60

4 008 821

9 944 332


13 955 560
36 43 7
6 453 09 6

104 770

238 872


343 902


126 022

5 750 941
15 094 044
79 334
68 270
20492 589
31 06 O
210 23 49
20 833 410
190 239

21009(r58
476 212
679 068
22 365 238
6 510 607
15 668 279
115 816
70 33 6

513 746
1047 484
5 510
8 4
1566 824
475 702

40 916115
1 373 47 8

447 857
375 94 5
823802
195 961
290 841
486 802
643 818
666 786
1 310 604
20 957
94 7


1094 34 8
1 109 64 9
4 976 938
49 453
724 36 3

7 555 779
6 767 4 88
44 063197
284 b63
202 91 8
58 896 945
283 089
25109 806

164 77 3
158 3 2 7
753177


1082328


126 537

6 859 677
12 946 97 6
85 103
46 074
19 937 630
23 4 1
19 961 249
19 771 550
189 699

19 944 392
505359
897 510
21 347 261
7 731 159
13446053
122 984
47 06 5

682175
788 394
6 452
12 6
1477147
430198



426 552
322 776
749 328
163 333
275198
438 531
589 885
597 974
1187 859
19 770
1 11 9


1189 946
1 285 50 2
4 333420
50 954
612 978

7 676 412
7 6 51 36 8
37 423 111
280 400
151 75 3
53183 044
281 627
22 460140

193 84 3
214 69 3
635767


1052 459


6.0
7.732
1.0



2.850



70.9
55.1
63.0
55.8
18.0
50,661

21.8


i.5

37.6
22.2
59.8
2,679
1,180
303


73.2


62.9

L7,396

21.4


7.9
10,535

39.7
23.0
62.7
2,881
1.338
280
33.7

76.4
50.4
63.3
60.1

16.3
k6,164

27.9


6.4
C.494
1.01
38.1
22.5
60.6
2,664
1,175
279
30.8

78.4
L7.8
62.9
61.7
1'.4
lr3.o73

28.3


8.3
17.153

66r.7
32.2
76.9
3,8h7
2,075




58.2
a8.2

17.5
66.663

26.9


7.3

1.06

32.9
76.7
3,776
2,018


62.7

57.1
55.2
17.0
6),437

26.9


7.9
11,*l9



6*.7
3,015
1,LL1
290
35.6

73.0


58.2

16.5
68,831

27.7


6.5
8,451

39.0
26.0
63.0
2,830
1.301
291
33.4

75.

61.9
60.6


166,009

28.1


5.3
6,283
1.01
36.2
19.8
56.o
2.528
1,180
274
32.6

70.1
59.1
66.7
5ir.8
17,6
8L,161

22.0


5.2
5,572



52.6

263

70.7


55.6

17.5
L0.580

21.7


5.3
6,397
1.)2
39.

62.9
2,827

301.5

69.6


54.l
19.6
56r,267

16.8


5.0
5,726
1.02
37.9
22.2
60.1
2,690
1,136
322
30.0

72*3


56.9
19.o
50.532

16.6



















































































































U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1953 O 270314


INTERSTATE COMMlERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF l~ern TRNSO~rT ur SQNMISD WATsI'lmCS


FREIGHT TRAINJ PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED VITHI JULY 1953 AND 1952


Strtratement No. M21(OLA


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION Incwrome SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952





I


I 1 1 1 I T 1 I 1


I I I I ~~~~ _- 1


Page 2


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at loseH of month#......... .....
2. Triainsls 1 oco~om vprop 1 end rmoteor talns):

2-02. Di~eel***1sotric loomotive propelled trains ... ...
2-4), llectric locomotivapropelled traine .. .......
2 MM. 1r~ ooPrrpon~ ~e 7 v in ... .....

2-6 oocrrole tr. n ....
2-08, Ordinary .. ....
2-09 Light ........... ............
3. Road locoast si l
3--02. Selper (n.cludes *B* and trailing *A unite) ... ...
3-0), Liths ... ...
3-04. Total locomotive-aile ...............................
3-05. Total, estea only ....................................
3-06. Total, dineel-electrie only ... ...........
3-07, Total, electric only ... ....
348. Total, other ... ......
a-9 Mte loo sotie a ...............................
3-10. DInel~-electric locomotives ...... -
3-11.Plectric locomotive...

,-3 o .... ................
3--14. Miile initial and final tersharls Ine. in 3-1) ......
Din5 -olect il**:....... ......... .....
3-16. Trin avitching ...... ...........
4.Craun. housansae r north .... ..............
4-02. lard*A. westor eouth....
l-03. Laded. total ... ...........
+44. Empty, east or north ...................,,....
4-05. Empty, vest or south .................
lc6. Empty, tota .. ..................
r07. IMatdednd epty. ester north ... ...... ~
rcg. Loaded anis uty, vest or south ... .........
*-09. loaded nd at pry, total ...... ............
4-10. Caboose,1 ll ar~etionl ... ...............**
l-11. Passagr carrying car, all birections ..............
4-12. Other paua~e~r-train car, all directions ., ....
5. Grou. topis sti road ocomotive nd asdens (thous):
5-02. 011l-burning steam loconotives ..... .....
5-03. Diesl-eulec trc locomotives .... ... ...
5-04. Elctrlc locomotive.... ...
5~i Ohr ~ooo~ ............ ..
6 on To~ aneanof at ade co 42 ......

601.~~ ~ ~ mtr no-u~~I~ oaouver traine ... ..
6 4. Total in elecl-l~trio lo omotivle trains ..... ...

60. ror fnohr oootr nd .otorcar trains ... .
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. o 4.06
7. Ist ten-mles,. revnumse nd nonroevenue (thousants) .... ......
8. Train-or (in ~. tr an-sot n shourse we ek ry .... ne

&02 1~-~on er ~ o~co lrprp ~ rtrin j.......
8-0 Electrio locomotive-rpropelle trine .................

80 oto a mr~eld troenes ...ine ...... ........

AVERAGES









1 4 h os t oa r l e . . . .

1 -02. Gross ton-mi s (excl.~ loooiesd hand $*nters).....


1 5 0 6 hP e e a t n -s w i t c h h e a w a y f . . .


224 j26

76 968 700
206 089 713
4 391 851

287 864 149

288 086 536
284 933 901
3 146 675

287 942 786
8 520 746
12 540 837
309 OO4 369
87 473 319
215 947 383
5 153 163
430 504

8 334 225
17 609 160
353043

26 296 858
5 746 074

529 267 231
23 498 038
6 336 602
b 255197
11 591799
2 626 483
3 745 682
6 372 165
8 963 085
9 OOO 679
17 963 964
291 290
8 4 21

21 349 280
7 112 648
64 120 368
1 586 763

94 288 505

156 034 313

603 462 742
14 561 256
11 658 231

370 473 4611
3 728016

10 702 63 1
233 976

15 82 67


52 463

22 436 778
63 857 138
3 552 277

89 826 193

89 826 193
BS 312 719
1 513 474

89 852 947
4 251 365
5 287 807
99 392 119
26 249 497
69 108 427
4 034 195

2 924 111
7 290 397
294198

10 508 706
1 605 945

157 124 690
9 494 085

2 134201
14 80154
3 614 335
669 510
1 334 019
2 003 529
2 803 711
2 614 153
5 617 864
91 83
1 O4 9
6 8 9

8 116 085
247
18 923 998
1 069 568

28 109 898

55 542 522

190 356 6286
11 238 367

257 137 517
425 629
1183 670 647

1 590 044
3 647 436
185 994

5 423 474


52 699

31 722 295
52 996 704
3 458 46 9

88 177 468

U88180 182
86 755 359
1 424 823

88 314 106
4 964 567
5 931765
99 210 438
37 681060
57 537 408
39 91970

4 131 500
5 743 42 2
309 481

10 184 403
1 659 907



2 052528
1369134
34 21 662
602 940
1 319 22 6
1 928166
2 655 468
2 688 360
5 343 828
90 855
1 11 7

11135 685
6 02 5
15 787 005
1048 54

27 977 264

79 827 234

152 661082
10 916 416

243 404 936
401 418
112 790 261

2 223 99 8

3 030 46 1
186 022

5 443 02


8 074

6 588 211
7 718 332
298 875

14 605 416

14 605 418
14 470 946
134 472

14 609 670
4 97 759
626 488
15 733 917
7 527 677
7 892 083
314 157

901 573
508 042
19752

1 429 367
102 147

18 594 848
743 815

326056
336 109
662 165
237 655
232 241
469 896
563711
568 350
1 132 061
15 111
1 51

3 124 064

2 307 875
174 233

5 606 172

27 440 615

27 736 092
1 248 161

56 424 866
21 848
iO 380 524

431122

Z82 277
16 692

830 091


8 07 4

10 121OS3
5 310 583
377 982

15 809 618


60 537

29 024 989
71 555 470
3 851 152

104 431 611


60 773

41 843 34 8
58 307 287
3 836 451

103 987 086

103 989 800
102 361212
1 628 588

104 191 221
5 730 808
6 744 166
116 666 19o
49 223 62 5
63 045 136
4 397 434

5 279 397
6 094 417
332 260

11 706 07 4
1 771767



2 446 260
16 94180
4 1404 48
635 709
1 619 57 5
2 455 284
3261 977
3 313 750
6 595 732
106 771

6 8 2 8

15 739 994
6 0 5
17 401419
12 73 574

34 421012

123 446 533

170 414 64
12 491046

306 352 598
425 009
147 171 732

2 869 093

3 296 688
210 039

6 376 2 4


37 146

11 667 791
34 309 406

45 977 197

45 977 197
45 627 510
349 667

45 973 279
508 906
779 443
47 261 628
12 491 780
34 769 848


1 047 983
3 413 616

4 461 599
1 107 804

78 286 144
4 279 405

960 634
740 268
1700 902
379 741
544 473
924 214
1340 375
1 284 741
2 625 116
46 967
8 32
S7 8 8

3 417 952
48 847
9 507 297

12 974 096

29496 161

87 998 696

117 770 156
369 229
54 189 548

696 579

1 898 639


2 607 722


37 406

16 085 281
32 216 599
-8 308

48 301 880

47 915 482
386 398

48 299 346
607 440
870 479
49 777 2 65
17 219 420
32 557 845


1 777 699
2 861 724

4 639 423
1 121 929



960 712
730283
1 690 995
365 803
558 750
924 553
1326 515
12 89 033
2 615 54 8
49 190

4 84 6

4 381134
128 532
8 568 081

13 077 74 7

36 042 948

8O 698 298

117 525 683
545 862
54 344 436

1 0023518
-3 7


2 793 931


224 771

106 402 831
177 030 793
4 450 304

288 038 3 2

268 242 1 2
284 906 869
3 338 233

288 262 888
9 672 781
13 786 764
311 922 433
120 928 131
185 540 603
5 30102 i
152 676

11 917 868
14 OO1 696
375 923
26 296 125
5 832 100



6 204 474
4 487 098
11191572
2 454 510
3 749 065
6 203 575
8 658 984
8 736 163
17 395 147
290 828
9 9 81
32 4 9 5
28 338 312
9 140 97 5
54 995 572
1 659 015

94 145 436

212 456 873

5 6 148 619
14 715 214

794 566 109
2 364 115
363 642 270

5 246 056

9 294 640
248 206

16 315 6


126 643

36 275 920
100 224 837
540 699

137 455 639
17216 168
136 522 726
1 149 042

137 506 890
3 262 716
5 847 099
146 616 705
41 204 365
104 177 025
804 811
430 504

3 460 558
6 397 105
39093

9 897 256
2 930 178

275 261 549
8 980 733

2 915 711
2 698 686
5 6143597
1 339 577
1 634 949
2 974 526
4 255 288
4 533 635
8 588 923
137 329

21 9 7 5

66 691179
7 063 554
33 381198
342 962

47 598 508
43 555 015
42 090 594
2 074 728

386 319 50
1 545176
167 232 742

1010 271

4 862 502
31 390

6 9 18


126 592

48 474 202
86 506 907
613 853
15148 356
135 950 086

134 630 176
1 323 24 7

135 772 321
3 534 533
6 172 119
145 478 973
54 485 086
89 937 622
903 589
152 676

4 860 772
5 045 455
43 663

9 950 62
2 938 404



2 797 494
2 562 635
5360129
12 52 998
1 5 70 74 0
S2 823 7 38
4 050 492
4 133 375
8 183 867
154 667


8 217 184
9 006 41 8
29 026 072
385441

46 6 6 636

52 967 392
255 965 660
2 224 168

370 786 956
1 593 244
162 126 099

1 374 64b
12500 453
38 167

7 17


15 809 618 104 431 61
15 605 853 102 783 66
203 7651 1 647 94 i


15 877 115
766 241
812 401
17 455 75 7
11 542 565
5 507 72 8
405 464

1 147 897
350 995
22 779

1 521 671
111 860



393 740
325 046
718 786
232 769
300 349
533 118
626 509
625 395
1 251 904
16 220


4 604 309

1 614 414
225025

6 443 74 8

43 619 299

17 753 632
1 574 630

62 947 561
23 591
34 381 474

645 095

266 219
22 01 7

933 331


104 462 617
4 749 1241
5 914 295
115 126 036
33 777 174
77 000 510
4 348 352

3 825 684
7 798 439
313 950

11 938 073
1 708 092

175 719 538
10 237 900

2 460 257
1816 243
4 276 500
907 165
1 566 260
2 473 425
3 367 422
3 382 503
6 749 925
106 994
1 20 0
7 12 8

11 240 149
247
21 231 873
1243 801

33 716 070

82 983 137

218 092 720
12 486 528

313 562 385
447 477
149 051 171

2 021166

4 029 713
202 6866

6 253 565


18.2



$1,676

21.6


6.0
7,595
1.03
39.3
21.8
61.1
2 789
1:276
302
325

71.7

st::
55.4
17.6
48,616

20.9


7.9
10.670
i.oS
40.9
22.7
63.6
2,912
1.344
283
32.8
76.1
52.6
64.3
59.0
16.6
47.412

27.11


7.7
10.048
1.06
39.4
22.2
61.6
2,806
1,300
nea
33.0

77.3
5~:0'
60.0

16.2
44,719

26.1


8.5
17,7'*9

45.7
32.5
78.2
3,899
2.099
356
45.9

57.B
59.1

%::

17.6
67.974

26.6


9.1
19,992

1.05
46.0
34.2
Bo.2
4,034
2,203
369
47.8
62.8
52.0
57.4
~ir.e
16.9
6?,444

25.2


8.0
11,614
1.05
41.6
W.1
65.7
3,051
1.450

~P3

73~

a::z
57.5

16.7
50,~b1

27.3


26.0


21.0


6.0
6.821
1.01
95.3

2.
1~
11
263
32.1

72.0

aa:r
56.8

17.3
1(2.065

21.0


5.1
6.229
1.02
kl.L
21.8
62.9
2,ago
1,225

8:za

68.5
62.3
65.4
51.9

19.8
55,L95

16.7


5.0
6.013
1.02
39.8
21.0
60.8
2.7Y(
1.20L
321
30.2


65.~
~2.2

18.9
51,~75

16.3


*Exoludes avitching time of train locomotivres at initial and final terminal*
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.


















EASTERN DISTRICT~
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INcwomeO SOUTHEl N REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONT AS REGION NO
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1957 1953 1952
ACGREG;ATES
:I. Piles of road operated at close. ofonth ..................... 224 205 224 64 6, 52 388 S2 66 8 8 073 8 073 60 461 60 74 1 37 144l 37 3571 126 600 126 5~ 61 1
2.Tri-mi *(1a ocotrpo pll edremo .......... 11 134783 14 694 570 299y4381 3 8679S40 1013 615 1134 080 4007 996 5 002 020 1 461 3181 1900 5091 5665 469 7 792 241 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electrie Lsalocmtv-ropelled trlai ....... 30 767 946 26857 793 9743 599 80417 76 1215 899 903 677 10 959 498 8 951 438 717 791 4 458 684 15 090 657 13 447671 2-02
2--03. Electric locoalctiepropelled trained .......... 621 830 614 725 4 86 389 468 114 48 646 46 4 32 535 035 514 546 86 795 100 179 2-o3
2-04. Other locoDnotive-propelle traine ........... 73 541 56 84 4 -- -- -73 541 56 84 41 2--4
2-05. Total locoaotive-propelled traine ........... 42 598 100 42 223 932 13 224 369 12 383815 2 278 160 2 084 189 15 502 529 14 468 004 6 179109 6 358 993 20 916 462 i1 396 935 2-os
2-06. Notorear-prope~lld trained ............... 29 769 32 3 63-.- 29 769 32 38 3 2-06
2-07. Total trala-alles 42 627 869 42 256 315 13 224 369 12 383 815 2 278160 2 084 189 15 502 529 14 468 004 6 179109 6 358 995 20 946 231 ;1429 314 2-07
2-08. Ordinary .............. 42 129 211 nl1760 065 12978180 12180775 2 254 232 2 057456 15232412 14238231 6 136716 635155~17 20 760 083 212E06 3171 2-08
2-09. Licht 498 658 496 25 0 246189 203 04 0 23 928 26 753 270 117 229 773 42 39 43 4 76 186148 223 OO1 2-09
3,01 Roadcmreai 42 6091041 42 264 466] 13 227 806 12 409 965 2 278 939 2 092 5271 15 506 745 14 502 492 6 178 4591 6 358 5771 20 923 900 21 403 397 3-01
3-02. Belper (excludee "B* and trailing "A unite) ...... 1238 632 1434 955 608 727 671473 83 622 84 084 692 349 755 557 72 232 78 394 474 051 601004 3-02
}..0). Light ............... 1 898 688 2 015 212 7175 456 820 14 6 103 322 95 54 4 878 778 915 692 107 008 111 64 0 912 902 987 880 3-03
,-ob. meal loconotive-alles.. 45 746 424 45 714 63 3 14 611 989 13 901 586 2 465 883 2 272 15 5 17 077 872 16 173 74 1 6 357 699 6 548 611 22 310 853 i2 992 281 -0
)-OS. total. eteam only ...- 12 740 945 16 679 085 ~353043 4 561 085 1 171 59 1 288 820 4 709 402 5 849 905 1 569 211 2 036 394 6 462 332 8 792 786 34
3-06. total, dieol-electrit. only .... 32 206 681 28 241 789 10 530 844 (i 604 4 16 1 242 939 933 966 11 773 783 9 738 382 4 788 488 4512 217 15 644 10 13 991 190 -0
3Q7. Total, electric only ........ ........ 722 OO9 734 962 543102 536 085 51 585 49 369 594 687 585 454 127 32C 149 508 1-07
3-08. Total, othe .. 76 789 58 797 76 789 58 797 3-08
Train citaao omo rtre ___........n 1 206 004 1 626 121 401 375 519 586 146 889 140 42 2( 548 264 660 008 136 048( 186 100 521 692 780 013 3-09
F-10. Diesel-electrie locoootises .............. 2 721 599 2 216 056 1 126 614 907 254 77 691 60 526 1 204 305 967 780 466 479 435 182 1 050 815 813 094 )-10
3-11. Electrie locoaotives 51 176 49 492 41 727 38 713 3 366 2 867 45 093 41 580 --6 083 7 912 j-11
.~. toal:978 896 3 891 789 1569 716 1465 553 227 946 203 815 1 797 662 1669 368 602 527 621 282 1 5786 6 1601 120
)-14. Yiles inistal and final termnasl in-l. in 3-13 ...... 885 042 669 637 243 946 222 551 18 796 14 208 262 742 236 759 138 200 141 506 484 100 491 372 3-14r
Diesal-olectric unit milaes
3-15, Road ......................... 79 061 575 24 026 344 -1 2 90~5 9 -1 26 931 8531 -1 11 015 6661 -1 41 114 056 31
3-16. Train switching ...................................... 3 674 332 1 471 043 113 806 1 584 849 605121 1 484 362 3-16
4.ca-a; Loa* houandsor north ................. 967 788 965 76 8 324 818 309 2 54 50 568 47 787 375 386 367 04 1 127 4 94 128 068 4 64 9081 4 80 6 59 rc1
Ic2. Loaded, rest or south 771 932 756 649 216 904 211 089 56 800 51 536 273 704 262 62 5 106 851 105 723 391 377 388 301 -2
r-0). Imaded, total ..1 739 720 172a2 417 541 722 520 34 3 107 368D 99 32 3 649 090 619 666 234 345 233 791 85g6 285 868 960 60
'c06. Empty, seat or north ..368 676 329 687 90 988 77 066 40 306 33 589 131 294 110 65 5 50 694 48 8 5 186 688 170 74 7 646
4-05. Eaoty, reat or south ..567 448 560 62 8 193 3)41 170 012 33 977 33 855 227 318 203 867 69 664 67 376 270 466 209 3 85 reos
4-06.Empty.total. 936 124 89051 5 2843929 2 47 078 74 2 8 67 44 4 358 612 314 522 120 358 115 661 4 57 15 460 132 I-06
4-07. Loaded and eapty. astor north ............ 1 336 464 12a95455 415 806 386 320 90 874 81 376 506 680 467 696 178 188 176 3 5 651 596 651406 4..07
r-08. Loaded and empty, rest or south ............ 1 339 380 1 317 277 410 245 381101 90 777 85 392 501 022 466 492 176 515 173 099 661 843 677 686 W-0
4-09. Loaded and eapty, total ..2 675 844 2 612 732 826 051 767 421 181 651 166 767 1 007 702 934 188 354 703 349 452 1 313 439V 1 329 092 l09
r-10, caboose, all directions 43 125 42 636 13 512 12 70 5 2 356 2 157 15 868 14 862 6 333 6 4 93 20 924 21 2 81 6-10
Ic-11. Passenger carrying ca, alli directione ........ 1 239 1 4 1 121 20 2 18 2 3 139 225 146 15 5 ~94 1 03 51 -11
r-12. Other passenger-train care, all directiona ....... 5 OO8 4 629 814 84438 37 852 881 529 448 3673 300 I-12
5. r)1. C ~-br~l a eloonotle sand s......... 3J177 820 3907 342 1048 820 1364 998 508 508 515 724 1 557 328 1 80 722 440 098 544 920 1180 394( 1481700 5-01
5-02.011l-brraningetea locomotives ............. 1020 051 1306 395 127- 1127 20 451 1020031~ 13 04 17 5-02
5-03. Dieeel-electric locomotives.... .......... 9 626 537 8 434 4 1 2 922 291 2 4 20 4 39 360 4 72 288 067 3 2 82 763 2 7 08 SO 6 1 329 4 96 1 205 278 5 014 278 4 5 20 6 33 50
5-04. Electric loconotives 232 755 235 182 148 OSO 143 828 28 755 27 377 176 815 171 2OS 55 940 63 977 o
5 56. Ohr loooie. 47891965 197 90 897 735 831 168 5 016 906 4 761 560 1 769 614 1750 649 7 288842 7 466 316 546
6. Gro ton-ml an oflbuoin ars doc~abr ntrhosl ... 24 381 8000 30 046 10 91 7 639 127 10 208 276 4 433 357 4 73700 3 12 072 464 14 945 2791 4 005 723 4 790 5 71 8 303 5 a3 10 310 25g 9 6-01
6-02, Total In oil-balnrng steam locomotive trains ...... 6 076 669 8 77 8 4 9 3248 1 71 0 ~ 0 76 421 8 776 78 3 542
6-03. Total in diesel-electrie locomotive trains ....... 91 149 005 80 652 298 29 390 936 24 856 090 4 739 783 3 565 549 34 130719 28 421 639 12 233 392 11 254 832 44784 894 40 975 827 6o
6-0r. Total In electric locomotive trains ........... 2 060 672 2 074 504 1 539 238 1 516 83 9 194 459 185 677 1 733 697 1 702 516 326 975 371 988 6-ob
6-05. Total in other locormative and motorcar traine 234 868 184 920 234 868 184 920 6-4
6-06. Total in all traight trains 123 903 014 131 736 32 4 38 569 301 36581 20 5 9 367 599 8 488 229 47 936 900 45 069 434 16 239 363 16 047 113 59 726 751 60 619 77 7 &-oA
-07. Total of paess train care and coatntet Incl. in 4-06 933 799 331 607 49 839 56 318 3 165 3 74 2 53 OO4 60 060 36 391 33 880 246 404 237 667 6-07
7. Net ten-siles, revene and .enrever.ue (thousands) .. 57 490 265 56 948 980 18 340 472 17 823 367 5 167 587 4710 030 23508 059 22 533 97 7 715140 7 658 513 26 267 067 26 757 070 7
8. 0l Tr o a ibnclnC r 0-** r ib -pop~. la sta in. 545 115 7 04 S S51 216 214 278 996 67 565 735 324 2 83 779 352 32O1 89 633 120 001 171 704 232 2 64 8-01

8-0 1~~~ctl too c(.rFopls ever lear asn*, 1640 923 12 5 235 564 953 480 198 60 266 46 601 625219 526 799 263 766 250 5153 715 161 665 905 8 0)
8-CL. Electric locometive-prooelled trains .......... 33 349 35 464 25 5~96 26 583 2 691 2 634 28 287 29 217 --5 058 6 24 7 &-ch
8-05. Other locomotivepropelle traine ............ 2 597 1 796 2 597 1 796 (Mg
M-7 otodo ta nhore 373 095 2 426 O 6 806 763 7 85 77 7 130 522 122 55a9 937 285 908 356 353 402 370 6 86 1 0 81 975 1 142 06d 8.e6
AVERAGES
9. Averagsper sile of road per day:
9-01. Train-mles, ordinary ................. 6.1 6.0 8.0 ?.5 s.0 8.7 8.1 7.6 5.3 5.5 53 > 9-c1
9-C2. hot ton-cale. ...................... 8,9272 8,178 11,293 10,916 20,649 18,820 12.542 1!,967 6,7Lo 6,613 6,69) o.,821 9-2
10. Avrages per train-asle (excluding light trains):
10-G1. locerativ-=les (principal and helper) ........ 1.0) 1.03 1.51.06 1.04 1.4 .05 1.6.01 1.I0 11l.02 1.03 10-o1
10-02. Loaded freight car-alles ................ i1.3 i81.3 81.7 42.7 47.6 468. 42.6 13.5 38.2 37.0 rr1.3 *1.0 10-02
1O0-4. Empt) freight car-rles ..... 2.2 21.3 21.3 20.3 33. 3.8 23.6 22.1 19.6 18322.0 21.7 10-03
10-04. total freight car-rilla (excluding caboose) ...... 0').5 67.6 63*6 6).0 80.6 81.1 66.2 65.6 57.8 55.3 03.3 62*7 10-04
10-05. Grose ton-rilse (excl. locoacrtiva and tender) .... 2,911 2.915 2.972 3,003 4.156 4.126 3.197 ,6 2,61r6 2.521 2,877 2,859 10-05
10-06. Net too-.~sil ................... ... 1,365 1,364 141 1,116) 7,292 2.289 1.5'r3 1,583 1,257 1,213 1,265 1,262 10-06
11. Groes tcn-sles of loconotives and tenders per locometiv-rle 308 306 282 283 6168 366 294 294 278 207 327 323 11
12. liet ton-ailee per loaded car-aile ............................ 33.01. ~ 3.9 ir3 8.1 67" 6.2 36.4 32.9 32.8 30730.8 12
13. Car-mile rattoo: Loaded fraight care
13-01. Percent of total car-aiths, eat or north ........... 72.11 7".6 78.1 80.1 55.6 58.7 74.1 76.3 71.6 72.6 71373.8 13-ol
13-C2. Percent cf total car-niles, esat or eccuth ........... 57.6, 57.lr 52.9 55.'r 62.6 60.L )h.6 56.9 60.5 o1.1 59.1 57.3 13-02
13-0). Ivanent of total ear-.ilses all directions .......... 6g.0 65.9 65.6 67.8 59.1 59.6 61r.L 66.3 66b.1 66.9 05.2 05.4 13-o?
13--CA. percoat east or north of total car-sleas ............ 35.6 56.1 60.0 59.k 47.1 k8.1 57.8 57.6 54.4r 54.8 54.3>>. 1304
14. AveraCes per trata-bour:
Ilc1. Train-ciles ..................... 1 8.0 17416.4 15.8 17.5 17016.5 '5.9 17.5 17.2 19.4 15.7 16..01
14c2. Urslne toneclles (excl. lococalotie and tenders) ..... ;2,212 50,169 07,807 l0,)556 71,770 6i9.258 51,166 lr9,618 'r5.952 'r3,290 55,179 52,827 1L-2
15. Peruct train-seltel.ng hours at way stations of
rtotl treai-hors*...................... 21.7 20.8 27.L 26.4 76.7 25.8 27.3 26.3 1. 21.6 16.9 16.1 1


Excudes switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.


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Subjct to vCision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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Statement No. M.-211 (08-A)
AUGUST 1953


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR T'HE MONTH OF AUGUST 1953 AND 1952


U.S. DEPOBIT ~






























































































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SExcludes ;uwitching time of traw- locomotives at. 1r.51'1l ::nd Tfin: trmlnaln.
& Represents an iiverger of the rtileage reported at the -:ose of rnch 'Onth within tie ier:0d.


hC2


EASTERN DISTRICT
ISeviouN
POCAHONTAS REGION
195) 1952


ITEM


ITEM
NO.


8 07

7 601 826
8 934 231
347 521

16 883 578

16 883 578
16 725 170
158 400

16 888 60'
581 381
7298010
18 199 800
8 699 036
9 135022
365742


1048462
58S 733
23 110

1 657313
120943

11 DOO757
857 621

376 624
392909
769 533
277 961
266 218
544 179
654 585
659 127
1313712
17467
169
271

3 612 572

.1 668 347
202 980

6 '03007

31 873 972

32 475 875
1 442 620

65 792 467
25 013
35 E548111

498 687

442 543
19 383


960 613


175) 1952


"952


8 07 4

112 55133
6 214 260
424 414

17 893 807

17 893 007
17 663 309
230 49 8

17 969 64 2
850 325
907 94 5
'.9 727 912
12 831 38 5
5 441 694
454 833


12883919
411 521
25 64 6

1 725 48 6
126 066




441527
376 582
818109
156 95 8
334 204
600 562
707 88 5
710786
1418671
18377
14 9
31 5

5 120033

1 9O2 481
2524 400

7 274 916

a ( 356 302

21 319 3 81
1 76.0 307

71 435 790
27333
39 091504

718 419

312 020
24 651


1 055 890


195)


19152


1-6 s37


115 315 494
627 494

158 372 OO
24590o2
158 617 9899
1:7 282 809


1 bG 430 790
3 736 767
6 760 001
168 927 558
47 666 697
1,9 821 435
93 1733
507 2)3

3 982250
7 447 920
45 176

1.1 47b O'
3 414 i78

;16 273 720
10 567 599

S380 619
3 090 063
6 470 602

1905415
S431 600
4 406 884
4 995 478
99 02 362
158254
7 343
25 602

7 8371 573
8 083 5F.L
38 3954 46
939 902
137 334
',4 8858 6

L,1 858 600
48 267 015
..1 836221
2 401 703


1791581
193 439 809

1 181 975

5 61 668
36 348


8 043800


1952


52 4 53

25 431159
73 580 737
4 038 666

103 050 562

103 050 562
101 290 899
1 759 663

103 000 753
48d0 092
0 063 263.
114 OO4 108
29 787 5i40
79 639 271
4 577 297


2 325 486
8 417 011
335 925

12 078 422
1 849 891

181 151034
10 965128

2 459 019
1 697 038
4 156 057
760 498
1'27360
2 287 858.
3 219 517
3 224 398
G443915
105396
1 170
7 709

9 164 905
247
21 846 289
1 217 628

32 229 069

53 181 649

219 747 564
12 777 605

'95 706 818
475468
137 011119

1 806 256

4. 212 389
211 590


6 230 237


60 527

33 032 95
32 514 968
4 386 187

119 934 140

119 934 140
118 016 077
1 918 063

119 969 362
5441473
6 793073
132 203 908
38 486 576
88 774 293
4 943 039


43)73 948
9 002 744
359 043

13 735 735
1 970 834

L02 651 3)1
11 822 74

2 35 643
2 089947
4 9259 S
1038459
1793 578
2 832 037
3 874 102
3 883 525
7 757 627
122 863
1 339
7 980

12 797 477
247
24 514 636
1 420 616

38 732976

95 055 621

252 223 439
14 220 a225

561 499 285
500481
172 559 230

2? 304 945

4 654 932
230 973


7 190 850


52 69 6

35 S90 235

S3 26 58 3

100 561 28 3
2714
100 563 997
98 936 134
1 627 86

100 724 071
5 636 040
6 751913
113 112 024
42 242 14 5
66 341 824
4 528 055


46 51086
6 650 67 6
348 194

11 649 95 6
1 882 458




2361782
1500~O223
3 942005
600 006
1 4 89 23
2 169 244
3 041 78 b
3069461
6111249
103 256
1 319


12 500 h8 3
7 152
10 207 44 4
1 192 377

31il907 656

90 035 510
8 2
177 517 099 l
12 433 2 5 5
27 019 8 l

130 613 62 c

2 502 994

3 510 66
214 605


6 228 790


224 310

88 103 483
236 857 659
5 013 681

330 4 2 5
245902
330 708 445
327 063 112
3 645 333

330 551 60
9 759 378
14 439 525
354 750 793
100 214 26^
248 154 064
5 675172
507 293

9 540 229
20 330 759
4041 219

30 275 753
i 631116

GO8 226 926
27 274 874

73904 390
6 027129
13 331!,19
2:995159
4313130
7 308 289
IC 299 549
10 340 259
20 633 808
334417
9 660
339 899

24 527 100
8 132 699
73 746 905
1 817 LIS
137 334
308 363 L56

180 416 113
48 542 562
i; 4 29)1 748
1C6 105 c j

2 697 683
427 500 727

d 273 132


267G 32~1

18 195 7/4


224 7 b 6

1'1 097 401
203 588 SB 6
5 065 029

330 256 25 8
245163
330 501 417
326 666 934
3 834 48 3

330 527 35 4
11 307 736
15 801l976
357 637 066
137 607 216
213 782 392
5 035 985
211 47 3

13 543 989
16 217 65 2
425 415

30 187 95 6
6 701737




71i702 4 2
5 743 747
12 913989
27 84197
4 309 693
7 093 890
9 554 4 39
10 053440
20 007 879
933 464

37 124

32 245 654
TO 527 37 O
L3 429 989
1 894 197
57 7 2 5
108 154 935

242 502 9j8 2
65 526 7 3
590 E80O0917
16, 789 71 8

916 /.2 0 5
3 695 722
42O 591 2 O


10 9SO 6 1

2 83 G 7


38 772 1.


60 77 O

46 845368
67 258 72 5
4 350 9 97

110 455 090
2714
118 457 804
116 599 44 3
1 858 361

110 693 7 13
6 486 36 5
7 659 858
132 839 936
55 073 530
72 783 518
4 982888 6


5 9?3405
7 062 197
373 84 0

13 375 4 42
2 008 526




28003 309
1 956 805
4 760114
946 364
1823442
2 769 806
3 749 672
3 700 24 7
7 529 92C
121633
1 468


17 620 716
7 15 2
20 109 92'
S444 775

39182 572

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8 2
198 836 28C
14 193 562

351 42199 3
485 065
169 705 132

3 221 413

3 823 48
239 25(


7 2"4 68 (


37 146

13 129 109
39 027 1.97
521 3

52 156 306

51 764 226
392 080

52 151 738
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53 619 327
14 060 991
39 558 336



1184 031
3 880 095


5 064 126
1 246 004

89 301 8101

4 G1088128 ~

647 119
1935 247
430435
614137
1 044 572
1 518 56
1461256
2 97981

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6 317

3 858 050
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10 836 7931


14 743 710

33 :01 884
275 547
100 272 088


37 4 OO

27 p85590
?6 675 28 3


54 660 873

54 660 873
54 230 9 9 9,
429 87 4'

54 657 923 7
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56 325 87 6
19 255 814
37 070 062



1 963799
3 296906


5 260 70 5
1263 435




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1 040 214
1 502 86 8
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2 965 000
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1 35 5
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4 926 054
128 98 3
9 773 359


14828 396

40 833 519
786 147
91 953 33C


126 58 6

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99 954 57 8
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57200 93 8
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157 382 74 0
155 836 49 2
1 546 24 t

157 17571 8
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168 471 254
63 277 672
103 928 812
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11 551 8 5
3 429 776




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1' S. COVtIIN\V E` R!SI'lNCO FFYICE :900- 270314


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BURP.A OF TRANSPORTr E(XNOMICS AND STATISTICS


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

F`OR EIGHT YrONTHIS EFUEU *lTH AUGUIST 1953 AND 19,2


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT | POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


AGGRECATES

1. PIrles of road operated at close of soutb#....................
2. Train-ie 1 oo I tr-ropl~ ad ram ora t s.

2-02. Diesel-electric locomotlra-propelled trains .. ....
2-0). Electric loeoactive-propelled trains .. .......


2-06. yotorrar-propelled trained .
2-07. Total train-niles .. ....
2-08 Odnar .....

3. Road lcoao1Avells:
3-02. Eelper (or udes *Band trailinG "A'units) .. ...
3-0). LIght ......
3-04. Total loconsotive-miles .. .
3-05. Total, sterse only .. .................
3-06. Total. diesel-electr ic only..
S307. Total. electric only .. .-.
)-08. Toutl, other .. .......
train-su tchis o cosm es-- s

3-10. DIesel-electrie lecorotivs ..
3-11. Electrie locormtivses
3--2 O~ther lococotirvu .. .

Dl1 s-ol etric unit miles:

3-16. Train switching ... ..............
4. Car-11ls (thousseds):


lc-0).Laded, total .. ......... ...
I-cOL. urpty. east or nrth..
4-05. Proty. est or u~th.. ..
4--06. Lasty, total .........-
6-07. Laded and awaty. east or north .. ..........
e--0.1,oaded aal mpty. west orsouth. ..
L--C9.Loaded andee~pty.total..
4--10.Caboose, al dlrsettone..
4-11. Pasrsnger carrying Cars, all directions .. ......
r-12. Other pas~sengr-train care, all directions .. ....
5. Grose ton-ls a r rod locovcotivd and a nders (thlus
5421. Gial-trurnln stean locoetiress .. ..........
5-0). Diesel-elect-lce locoootives .
5-06. Electrl^ lcFonouirea..
-OS. Other losometives ...........
5--06. Total .. .....
6. ;ro, Itoonia se or a rs ctens on d cnaon (hu)

6-02. Total in oil-trarnin stsam locaolotiv trains .. ...
C-0). total In desoel-electric locomotive trains ...........
c4-ok total In electric loconottre trains .
6-5 ttal in aofhr o ootlre and ntoroar tan

A-07. Total ofpace. -traincoare and Contenta inch.In -06
7. Net ten-rtles, revenues and unEveC.r.ue (tr:oueandn) .
8. trainhor all. inrain-sy tchll 1or ct 1 sta in )

RC 0l~r.n
8--06. Ilectric loccl-pometive-poel tra as .. .......


8-07. Total train-houra .

AVERAGES

9. Averagespermile of road I1er day:


10. Averages per train-clil (exCluingII liIht trains):
10-01. locrrothe--=iles (principal and helper) ..
10-02. Loaded freight car-nilee ..
10-43. Empt) freight car-nilee ..
10-04r. Tota] freight car-niles (excludic: caboose) .. ...


11. Grose ten-rles of locorotives and tenders per loconctive-rile
12. Elet ton-silese pr loadoC' car-zlie...............
13. Car-nile ratios: Loaded frcight care
13-01. Percent of total car--11ss, east cr r.orth ., ....
13-02. ererert of total car-niles, rest or culth ...........
13-0). ersrent of total ear-ailes, all directions .......
13-Chr. Percent east or north of total car-niles ............
10. Avr~ er tat -aun

146-t2. ur.es ton-r.11ee (excl. locootives and tenders)..

If, Pe ecnt t** -sucl l ty urs at way sa ione of


786 212.
S11 64 1



2 961 124







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71.9
2>.0



?6.2

17.0 o

























EASTERN DISTRICT


1 T


POCAHONTAS REGION (


r I 1 1 1 1 1


1953


126657

7843 594
13336154
104 690
58 8 5
21343 290
31 S 9
21 374 849
21l138 214
236635

21346 414
595)543
1 012 O51
22 954 010
8 t41 549
13 699 273
153 376
60 412

782 442
841972
7577
8 4
1632 075
500 54 9



474 017
396141
870158
178195
261361
439 556
652 212
657 502
1309 714
21246

3 07 6

1447 262
1419 472
4 458 813
65 908
16 6 4 5
7408100

10125 821
8 941 54 3
40 361 638
360 981

59 991 140
241 92 2
26 634 909

229 299
239 27 9
665 082
6 36 7
1 91
2 O9 8
1 144 041


1 7 1 I I 1 I r


I 1 I I 1 1 r _~


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


~c / F~T~


8-A)


3FC~~

ft









NO.


1f


2-41
2-02
2-03,
2-ok
2-06
2-07
2-08
2-09

3-ol
3-02
3-03

3-06
3-07
3-08

3-09


3-12
3-13
3-14

3-15

r-ol
4--02


4-06

4-08





5-ol
5-02
5-03
5-06

6-01
6-02
6-ok
6-oz
6-07
67

8-01
8-42
8-03
8**05
806
8-07


gyIg


1953 1


1953


1952 1


1952


1953


1952


1952


12(,596

5 300 409
14 643 85
91 85 S
82 90 5
20119 027
30 11 9
20149146
19980O64 3
168 503

20 125 189
+13 93 3
er27 480
21 366 602
rj986 041
15 162 492
132 172 i
85 697

503 7SO
1045092
6 880
8 4
1 555 t05
471319

40 232 311
1467 758

450008
370104
82.0109
174 867
i:60 L65
453 532 i
624 872
630 769
1255 641
20080


1093 94 8
922 532
4 905 394
87 790

7 003321

7 599 983
5 616 62 5
43 0780 192
340 940

56 913 537
190 50 5
24 991988

161 421
142 O8 O
7!4 183
S2 9 0
83
1 95 8
1 0 37 798


AGCRitEATES
1. Mlw or roadoperated at lo of Oonth.....................
2. Train-alles (locomotiv-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-01.SBtesa loesomtiv-propelle tmaine ...... .......
2-02. Dionl-electriol~ocomos~rtrepropell trails ... ...
2-03. Electric 1ocomotive-propelled trains .. .......
2-44. Other locoaotive-prpealle trained .. .........
2-05. otallocomotive-propellsd trains .. .........
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains .
2-07. Total train-siles...
2-08.Olardiay.
2-*09. light...........
3. Road loocautive-alles:
)*4. Principal ....................... ... ........
3--02. e*1per (excludes Banatrailiat "A units) .....

3-04. ot~al loco~rrmotv-f e .................
3-05. Total. tea only..
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only ..........................
JQ7. lotal. electrico aly..... ........ ~
3-08. Total. other ..
Train-evitching locomotive-mleos:
3-09, Stsaa locoeotives....
}-10. Diesel-electric loomaotives ... ..........
3-11. Electric looomotives .. ........
3--12. 04ber locomotive ...................
3-13, Total..
3-14(. Muninitial and final terminalasinel.In 3-13 ......
Dion1l-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road.
3-16. Train switching........
4. Car-miles (thousands):
r-41. loaded. easter north...
L-42. laded. vest or south..
1-43. IDadestotal...
;c4. mpty.east or north..
rc5. 8aphy.vest or south.......
06. Empty, total.
'c7. Laded andepty. east or north ......... ......
--08. Loaded andeapt. east or south .. ..........
1M9. Ladedand pty. total.....
*-10. Caboose ail ldrections......
4-11. Passenger carrylg cars, all directions ... .....
l-12. Other passenaer-train Data, all directions ... ...
5. Grree ton-mile of road locomotives and tendere (thoughI)
5-31. coal-inrningsteam locomotLIo s.. ......
592.0tllborpeinstesa lecootives .. ..........
5-4). Dise*1-electrilelomootivee ... .
5-ob,. lectric iocnomtires..
545. Other locomotives .....
546. Total.....
6. Gross ton-.ailes of care, contents, and caboos~s (tho\Ls):
641. Total inceoal-burlningsteamloomotir trained .. ...
642. Total in oil-b~uning steam locorotive trains .. ...
6-43. Total In dinsel-electric locomotive trains ... ...
064. Total in electric locomontivetrains .. .

..-; In al I~reigt trained ... ...........
C-07. Toral of pass. train cars and contents ine1. In C-06
7. NOt ica-sils. revenue andnarevenle (thousands) ... ...
8. Train-houre (incl. train-switching: hours at way stations):
8-41. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled traelo ... ..
8-02. Gil-bomrnin steam locomot~irrrropelled trains ........
8-03. Dissel-electrielcsnlltr~occlaotv-poel traine... ...
8-44. Electric locomerlti-propelled trains ... .......
8-45. Other loconotive-propelled trains ... ........
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ... ............
8-7. Total train-hours ......... .............

AVERAGES

9. rsaveN s ils ar road per day...............
9-02. hot torn-iles ..
10. Average per train-emile (excluding: light trained :
10-41, locorative-siles (principal and helper) .............
10.42. Loaded freight car-alles...............
10-03. Ept~y traight car-piln ....
10-04. Total treight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Grose ton-mless (excl. locomotives and tendere) .....
10-06. Not ten alles ....................
11. Groes ton-riles of locomotives and tenders per locolmtive-tale
12, let ton-alles per loaded car-mle ...............
13. Car-mile ratio*: loaded freight care
IjN1. Percent ct total car-niles, east or north ... ....
13-02, Percent of total car-miles, vest or south .. ..
13-0). Perlent of total car-miles, all directions ...
1%6*. Percent east or north of total ear-alles .. .....

14-4;2. Grees ton-miles (excl. locoootives and tenders) .....

15. Perreet ten-sl itcsl hour at way saino of i ...


224 289

10 364 L07
29821661
598 462
8;2 90 5
40 867 C35

40 89~7754
40 441382 i
456372

40 877 606

1757 00 6
43 756 339 S
117 595 84
31 213 14 3
697 315
85 697

1172 802 i
2 716 054
512 7 9
8 4
3 940 219
d67 924

70 885417
3 657 479

921372
728 60
1650052
353640
550 785
904 425
1 275 012
1279465
2 554477
41382



9;22769
9 351842 i
i225621
23 65 7
13 449 419

22 140 43 9
5 6 17 2 22
87 389 260
1977360
117 402 07 8
t84 C11
54 u39 482 i

C06 737
142 11 7
1 t88 426
317 9 0
2 66 3
1 95 8
2L 7- 891


STATES


1952


2.24747

15 039740
26 L90O76 9
634 7 8 3
58 6 5 E
42 6U4144
91 2 5 9
42 715 703
42159 610

42 7230 39 8
1492 872
2?076 05 9
46 209r~ 32 9
17165498
26 3u0 7 55
762 064
0O 412

1699116
2 308 446
bb 829
6 4
4 063475
9U3 636



9~7 969
760162
1748131
5-7 704
t534 607
trb2 311
1 1st,73
1 314 769

c6344

14202 e
4 54 13
39963961

31420811
8 9425 7


80 69)1 136
2?072 347

123 389 240
330 341
58213 650

736 26 8
i39 4O 8
1459 098
3S6 7 36
l 91l
2? c 9 o
2 4 75 5 i4


37134

14 26 03 6
4 592 C80


6 018 16

: 97991 ~~
30 096

c 018 112
57 289
102 893
6 178 294
1523 850
4 654 44 4


144042
469 265


613307
136 87 5

10 711f553
604 066

122 05 3
102 880
221433
50 991
6913 3
120 124
173044
172013
345 05 7
6179
11 5


426 92 6
237
1290539

17171702

3 852 890

11 794 74 3


15 648230

7 355385

89 775

257 538


347 350


37 357

2 005 035
4403 L22


6408657

6 408 657
6 360 501
48156

6 408 09a 4
115154
6 605 69 7
2 14642 9
44 459 26 8


206 836
452 041

658 877
1499313



128 94 9
109 266
238 215
49 423
66133
115 556
178 372
175399
353 771
6554


574 257
233
1182 814


1757304

5180 829
1 19 8
11 194 15 9


16 376186
30 732
7 872 653

131 554
12 9
252 718


384 .01


52 486

2 694366
9 4j2504
461 960

12 586 630

12 586 630
12559 786
229 044

12 592 675
574 562
7 32 397
13 699 634
3163163
10 218 251
518 8i:0


381 666
1129103
41163

1551432
a42 958

23 209 643
1478 461

303272
203 620
506 692
89 785
188 764
i 76 54 9
393057
532384
785 441
12 912

97 7

33 603

2 817199
141733

3b692 3S

6 638 560

28 215 63 5
1457 076

30 311271
57 53 8
17 027 984

193 707

549 96 8


76/ L94


32 710

3 931089
8 i60 892
478 991

12 671 572

18:671 572
12 434 263
237 309

12 695 863
711 769
838 307
14 245 939
4 671281
9 020 384
5.54 274

544416

45099

1541196
235 512



313 683
217194
530 877
80 422
170 238
i50 660
394105
387 432
781 537
13 07 7

89 3

137998 c~
1106
2 469 58 8
144762

3 995 452

1C 366 814

25 L085 707
1505150

37 457 671
54 83 6
18 377 56 5

289 42.1

494 910
27 4 8 1

811 81i


8073

943796
1152719
44 64 7

2141162

2141162
2121038
20127

2 141 830
75 44 3
94536
2 311 80 9
1086 930
1 177 95 6
46923

143344
72 595
3236

219175
16 772

27 31910
107194

46 04 2
52 076
98118
37 997
32 223
70 220
84 039
84 299
168 33 8
2 211
1 7
3 6

471053

338 710
26 096

835 861

4 049 006

4 300 690
179354 4

8 529 040
3 070
4 66412 5

63 834

56 73 7
2 48 1


123 052


8075

1 319 422
890 101
51 102

2 260 625

2:260 625
2 226 632
33 993

2 270 023
103115
109 945
2 483 083
1506 239
921 830
55 014

165 422
62 752
3163

2931327
17662



51320
57961
106 881
39 664
36 875
76 .L39
90 984
94 436
185 420

1 6
31

597 486

282 800
30 686

910 97;

5 808 29 5

3 549 7 32
206 216

95964 243
2 851
5 328 523

85 994

46 388


135 270


60 55 9
36 38162
10 585 223
506 60 7

14 729998

14 789 92
14 480 821
249 1~1

14 734 50 5
650005
826 933
16 21144 3

11 396 207 250i
56>143


1201698
44399

1 771 10 7
a3Y 730

25 941553
1585 655

349 314
255 696
bO0 010
127 782
i2i:0987
340 769
477 096
476 683
953 779
15123

1 01 3

1404C656

3 153 90 9
167 831

4 728 396

10 687546 d

32 516 325
1 6364 20

44 t40311
60 O60 8
21 692109

257 54 1

606 70 5
26 50 0

boO 74 6


60783

5 25111.L
9150 993
330 09 3

14 S93297

14932i:1 ~7
14 860895
i271302

14 465 8U<,
614 84
948 252
16 729 022
0177 5i0
9 942 214
C609 286

709 83t
1014 433
48i5 2

1772 23
i53174



365003
274 755
639 758
12008t6
'cG7113
327 199
481r069

966 957
15 402
16 b


1977 472
1106
2 752 398
175 448 e

4 906 424

16175109

29 135 43 9
1711366

47 021 914
57 6 7
23 706 088

'975 415


30 36 9

947 082


6.3
8,632

1.04
4(1.5
209
62.4
2.927


33.3

59.3

55.8
17.3
U9.841


7,8
10,814

1.05

22.5

1,?78
280
3.6
77.2
51.0
64 5
59 R
16.5
47,299

28.6


7.9
11,622
1.06
22.7
20.2
62.9
),012
1,h78
280
Ilr.6

79.6
56.1
67.9
59.1

15.6
46,121

26.8


8.8
19.258
1.04
h6.3

79.4
4,021
2.199
362
a7.5





17.4
69.312

27.'


8.0
11,940

1.05


65.9
3.097


35-9

73.2

57.7

16.5 ri

50,340


8.0


1.16
43-7
22.3
3,2)7
1,617
293
37.1

75-2
57.0
66.2


15-8
49,649

26.7


5.4
6,603


37.6
20.1

2,617
1,230
278
32.7


65.2
54.3

17-3
rc5,050

22.9


5.7
7,025


37.i
18.2
55.6
2,575

33.0

72-3
62-3
67.3
54-1
16.7
*2,602

22.1


5-3
6,581
1.02

21.8
62.8
2,8't8
1,251
328
30.5

72.0
58.7


19.i


17.i


1.030
41.2
20.8
62.0
2,838
1,260
323
30.6

72.7
60.2
66.r
54.5
18.7
52.438

16.5


6.0
8,031

1.03
4(0.8
22.4
63.2
2,903
1,336
307
32.8

72.3

55.8
18.0
51.585

22.5


9.2
22,ool

1.05
48.9

4,295
2,393
367
Ir8.9


58.7
h7.1

16.7
70,705

26.3


UNIVERSITy OF FLORIDA


IllI~llifi1llillllillillII lfIlIll ITRTAECM ECECM ISO
31262 08851 6983 INT RSTAU rTEUB1 aCOMMREK~I)IW ABCOM ISIN



FREIGHT. TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAIL;WAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 12 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAl. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
POR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 1953 AND 1952


Statement No. M.-211 (0!

SEPTEMBER 195,


Sabjct to reviisin


U.S. DIPOSITORY


EASTERN DISTRICT

POCAHI NTA REGION


UNITED S


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT































































































8.6
18,243

1.ok
1)6.0
32.6
78.6
3,94r
2.131
358
46.3

$7.2
59.9


17.6
68.583

26.7


9.0
20,079

1.05
lr6.6
34.0
80.6
4,072
2.233
369
1*7.9

61.7
53.9
57-8
$3.2

16.9
68,ool


-^-lr -- I 1 I I I 1 1 I r I 1 I 1


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ITEM


I'IE


1952


1952


.. L
v.
-,
,
--e


AGGREG~~ATES
1. Mie of road operated at lose of month#.............. ......
2. Train-ile (locomotive-PProplle and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stuaa loconotie-rproelled trains ....................
2-02. Dinele-eleatric loconotive-propelled trains ..........
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trains .......-.........
2-44. Other looomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locoaotivepropelled trained ....................
2-06. Notorer-propelled trained ..
2-07. Total train-ailes ... ...........
2-08. Ordinar ..
2-09. Iliht .............................-......
3. Road locomotive-alee:
3-01. Principal ... ......................
3-02. Elper (eeluldee sand trailling A unte) ... ...
3-0. Light ..
>-04. Total locomotive-mile ... ..........
3-05. otal. ateaa only.....
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only ..........................
347. Total, electric only.................
3-08. Total, other .....................
Traia-evitchingb locomotive-ailes:
3-09. Stena looondive ...................
3-10. Diesel-electrie loconotives ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotivs............ ......
3-12. Other locoaotivoes ..

}-16r. Miles initial and final terminals incl. in 3-1) ......
DIessl-olectric unit milee:
3-15. Road ... ...
3-16. Train switching ..........,........
6. Car-alles (thoesande):
4-01. Loaded east or north..
4--02. Imaded.vest or eouth....
I-03.ILoaded. total ....
4-0*. Lwpty, east or north ....................... .....
k-0). Empty. vestorseouth..
L-06, Empty, total.
4-07. Loaded andee~pty. eastor north ... .........
I-08. Loaded and empt, vaest or south ......................
4--0. Loaded and empty, total................
4-10. Caboose, all 4irection ............ ...
4-11. Passener carrytageareanldirections ..............
4-12. Other passenger-tenin cars, all directions ...........
5. Gross son-miles of road locomotives and tender (thous):
5-1. Coal-buratag steam locomotivne ... ..........
5-42. 011-burning steam loconotives ..... .........
5-03. Diesel-electrie locomotives .... ..........
5-04. Blectrilo~onootive...
5-05. Other locooatives ..................
5-o 6. Total .. .. .. .. .. .. . ...
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, content, and cabwsome (thous):
6-41. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-42. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locom~otive trains ..
6-04. Total is electric loconotive traina .. ........
6-0). Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
&*06. Total In all freight trained ..........................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents incl. In 4-06
7. Net ten-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousande) ............
8. Train-hour (incl. train-ovitching hours t way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnin steam locomotive-propelled trates ... ..
8-02. Gil-burning steam locomotive-propelled trained ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loconotive-propelled trains ..........
8-08. Electric locoactive-rpropelle trains ..... ......
W5. Other locoactive-propelled trains ....................
8-0/;, Motoroar-propelled trained ... ............
8-07. Total train-hours ... .......

AVERAGES

9. Averagoesper ile of road per day:
9-1, Train-milee, ordinary .. ......r
%02. hot ton-siles ....................
10. Average Per train-sle (excluding light trained :
10-0. Loomlotive-siles (principal and helper) .............
10-02. oanded stretch cannt .................
10-43. Empty freight car-mile ...............
to-ok. Total eIgdht car-ailes (Hcluding caboose) .........
10-05. Grose ton-ailes (excl. locon~otives and tender) .....
10-06. Net Son-siles ...................
11. Grose ton-fil~es of locomnotives and tenderrs oer loconotile-rile
12. set ton-miles per loaded ear-aile...............
13. Car-aile ratioe: Loaded fraetht care
13-1. Percent of total car-si~les ***$ or north ... ...
13-02. Percent of total car-mles, es~t or soulth.. ...
13-03. Prorent or total ear-ailes, all dtrections ..
13--06. Percent east or north of total car-miles .
16. Averages per train-hour:
th-ol. T~lraia-is ... ...........
14-42. Greas ton-:.ile (excl. locomotives ad Laedera .....

15. Percent train-switching hours at way~ stiatins -
total train-hours* .. ..........


5i: 735

39 529 230
b9 305 54 3
4 405 57 4

113 240 347
2 714
113 243 061
111 377 314
1 665 747

113 427 442
6 347 809
7 590 964
127 366 215
46 921477
75 362 409
5 082 32 9


t cC< 436
395093

13 194 956
2 117 970



2 675 487
1 797 428
4 472 915
760 43 5
1659 494
2 419 929
3 435 922
3 456 922
6 692 844
116 341
1471
8 287

13 t884 911
8 25 8
20 677 074
1337139

35 905 382

100 404 924
82
203 103 632
13 938 405
198
317 447 241
512 57 3
148 992 419

2! 793 577

4 005 599
242 086


7 041 790



7.7
10,311

o06
40.2
21.7
61.9
2,850



77.9

64.9
59-8


45,080

26.2


8 074

a 545 622
10 086 950
392 168

19 024 740

19 024 740
18 846 213
178 527

19 030 439
656 824
824 346
20 511 609
9 785 966
10 312 978
412 665


1 191 806
658 328
26 354

1 876 488
137 715

24 232 267
964 815

422 666
444 985
867 651
315 958
298 441
614 399
738624
743 426
1 482 050
19 678
186
307

4 103 625

3 007 057
229086

7 339 768

35 922 978

36 776 565
1 621 964

74 321 507
28 083
40 212 236

562 521

4 99 280
21 864

1 083 605


8 07 4

12 5 74 555 ~
7 104 361
4 75 L,16

20 154 432

SO 154 432
19 889 941
264 491

20 239 665
953 440
1017 890
22 210 995
14 337 624
7 363 524
509 84 7

14 45 741
474 273
28 799

1 956 813
143 730



4 9284 7
434143
926 990
306 0e2
371079
677 101
798 869
605 222
1 604 091
20 702
165
34 6

5 717 519

2 185 281
283 088

8 185 88 8

54 164 597

24 868 913
1 966 523

81000 033
30 18 4
44 420 02 7

604 41 3

359 208
27 539


1191160


6o tr69

36 670 867
93 101 245
4 692 7 94

134 670 90

134 670 90
132 503 035
2 167 871

134 710 630
6 091 478
7 620 634
14t) 422 742
42 742 892
100 171 668
5 506 182


4 901 520
10 204 868
403 442

15 SO9 830
2 230 564

22) 594 112
13 408 830

3184 971
23545 652
S5530623
1 166 248
2 014 578
3 180 826
4 351219
4 360 230
8 711 449
137 993
1492
8 993

14 203 800
247
e7 670 710
1 588 447

43 463 204

105 744 955

284 740 062
15 856 645

406 341 662
561 089
194 252 280

2 563 360

2 261 799



8 082 63 1


60 809

52 103 785
76 409 904
4 8810 90

133 3 94 77 9
2 714
133 397 493
131 267 255
2 130 2 3 8

133 667 107
73 01249
8 608 854
149 577 210
61 259101
82 725 933
5 592 17 6


6 652 969
8) 076 708
4282 O 92 i

15 151769
2 261 700



3168 334
22 31571
5 399 905
1 066 4 57
2 030 573
3 097 030
4 234 791
4 262 144
8 496 935
137 043
1636
8 633

19 600 430
8 258
22 662 3455
1 62022 7

44 091 270

154 569 521
82
227 9 72 545 f
15 904 928
198
3 98 4 47 2 7 4
542 757
193 412 446

3 597 990

4 364 807
269 62 S

520
8 232 950


37 144

14 555 145
43 619 777


58 174 922

58 174 922
57 744 144
430 778

58 169 850
636 427
989 344
59 797 621
15 584 841
44 212 780


1 328 073
4 349 360

5 677 433
1 382 879

99 942 716
5 488 589

1210181
949 999
2 160180
481 426
683270
1 164 696
1691607
1 633 269
3 324 876
59 479
1093
6 846

4 284 976
49 104
12 127 332


16 461 412

37 354 774
276 144
112 026 831

149 657 749
439 118
69 260 073

875 987
12 677
2 419 810


3 308 474


37 395

19 990 625
41 0 78 905


61069 530

61 069 530
60 591500
478 030

61066 021
768 279
1097 273
62 931573
21402 243
41 529 330


2 170 635
3 748 94 7

5 919 582
1 413 349



1217 729
945 272
2 163 001
463 511
692 259
1155 770
1681240
1 637 531
3 318 771
62 237
1495
5 707

5 5 00 311
129 216
10 956 173


16 585 700

46 014 34 8
787 345
103 147 289

149 948 982
410 47 4
69 675 602

1 253 87 3
34 031
22 261114


3 549 018


126 633

47 241 798
129 959 352
719 349
570 625
178 491124
276 021
17t) 767 145
177 263 452
1 503 693

178 555 979
4 150 700
7 587 481
190 294 160
53 652 738
134 983 927
1 064 305
593190

4 486 000
8 502 083
52 056
6 3 O
13 040 769
3 885 597

356 506 036
12 035 357

3 830 623
3 460167
7 290 790
1 701 132
2 166 080
3 867 212
S5531755
0 626 247
11 158 002
178 333
8421
27 905

8 965 521
9 OO6 117
43 300 870
456 692
160 991
61 890 191

59 458 591
53 883 640
384 914 413
2 742 643
1 960 902
502 960 189
1 982 086
218 431 797

1 343 396
1 321 498
6 337 791
41 638
19 159
18 113
9 061 595


126 593

64 110 0 3 7
113 290 732
618 722
264 090
178 483 581
274 OO 8
178 757 589
176 974 706
1 782 883

178 522 132
4 731080
8 172 652
191 425 864
72119 421
117 828 085
1 206 47 3
271 885

6 423 22 7
6 724 257
59 152
94 2
13 207 578
3 930 325



3 752170
3 347 07 7
7 099 24 7
1 601 940
2 121486
3 723 426
5 354110
54 68 563
10 622 673
177 394
9707
27 197

11146 146
11 610 707
38 OO5 518
515 326
74 370
61 552 067

73 4 03 47 2
73 682 053
340 373 145
2 957 137
983 02 8
491 398 835
2 0 72 8 33
215 518 07 8

1- 836 208
1 974 82 7
S5 578 278
50 781
8 892
17 980
9 466 966


824 34o

98 473 810
266 680 374
5 612 143
570 625
371 336 952
276 021
371 612 973
367 510 631
4 102 342

371 436 459
10 880 605
16 197 459
398 514 523
111 980 471
279 368 375
6 572 487
593190

10 715 593
23 056 311
455 498
6 3 O
34 228 032
7 499 040

68b 042 864
30 932 776

8 225 775
6 755 818
14 981593
3 34t0 806
4 863 928
tl 212 734
11 574 581
11 619 746
23 194 327
375 805
11006
43 744

27 454 297
9 055 468
83 098 912
2 045139
160 991
121 814 807

202 556 320
54 159 784
781 681 306
18 599 288
1 960 902
1058 959 600
2 982 293
481 944 150

4 782 743
1 34 175
14 019 400
299 111
19 159
18 113
20 472 701


224 79 7

136 204 44 7
230 779 541
5 699 812
264 O90
372 447 890
276 72 2
373 224 612
36 8 33 461
43 91151

373 255 260
12 600 60 1
17 878 77 9
403 934 64 7
154 780 76
242 083 34
6 798 64 9
271 685

15 246 831
18 549 912
481 24 4
94 2
34 278 929
7 605 373



8 138233
6 523920
14 662153
3 131 90 8
4 644 318
7 9 76 2 26
11 270141
11 368 238
22 638 37 9
376 674
12 839
41 537

36 246 687
11 948 181
71 824 04 6
2135 553
74 370
122 229 037

273 987 341
74 469 480
6714 92 979
lb 862 065
483 22 6
1 039 795 091
3 026 0 64
478 bO6 126

6 688 071
2 008 866
12 204 199
320 406
8 892
18 500
21 248 934


52 4 95

26 131 245
83 014 295
4 500 626

115 646 166

115 646 166
113 656 822
1 989 344

115 680 191
5 434 QB4
6 796 88
127 9111533
32 956 926
89 858 690
5 095 517


3 709 714
9 546 540
377 088

13 633 342
2 092 849

204 361 845
12 444 015,

2 762 305
1900 667
4 662 972
850 290
1716157
2 566 427
3 612 595
3 616 804
7 229 399
118~ 315
1306
6 686

10 100 175
247
24 663 653
1359361

36 123 436

69 821 977

247 963 497
14 234 681

332 020 155
533 006
154 040 044

2 000 839

4 762 519
235 609


6 998 967


1


2041
2.42

2-05
2-06
2-08
2-09

3-ol
3-03

3-04
3-45

3-07



3-12
3-13


3-14


).15
3-16

e-02

4.-09


6-06
6-o?
)-08




$-ol
6.02
5-o3
5-04



6-01
6-02
8-43
B-ob
6-06
8-07


6.0
7,869

1.03
4(0.8
22.3
63.1
2,881
1,311
306
32.2
71.1


54.9

18.2
51,725

21.8


6.0
7,774

1.03
39.8
21.6
61.1
2,819
1,298
303
32.7

72.2


55.5

17.6
48.934

20.9


7.9
10,7(9

1.05
a1.0
22.6
69.6
2,921
1,355
282
33.0

76.5
52.6
64.5
59.2

16.5
47,498

27.5


8.o
11,748

1.05
21(.0
65.7
3,067
1,466
293
35.1

73.2
53.8
63.5
57.6

16.7
50.273

27.4


7.9
11,608
o06
41.1


3,035
1,'(73

35(.8

52.1
53.6
58.7

16.2
48,397

26.1


5*7
6,830
1.01
37.4
20.2
57.6
2,592
1,199
275
32.1

58.2
65.o
56.0

17.6
h5.235

21.6


5.9
6,820
1.01
35.7
19.1
54.8


32.3

72.4
57.7
56.3

17.2
4(2,251

21.2


6,318
1.02
l(1.1
21.8
62.9
2,837
1,232
325
30.o

69.2
61.5
65.3
52.5

19.7
55,382

16.8


5.1
6,215

1.03
40.1
21.1
61.2
2.777
1,218
3!22

70.1
61.2
65.6
52.9

18.9
51.907


16.j


25.4


U:.S. G;OVElNM(ENT PIUhnXIN OFFTCE : 1953 O 270314


*Exoludee switching time of trair. loomotives at initial and final terminals.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUIRBAU OF TRANSWORT BCONOMICS AND STATISHIC8



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1953 AND 195~2


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCWoluo
POCAHONTAS REGION


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT | POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


























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32


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t 07 3

13 482 13C
8 032 84 O
513 O90

"2 128 076

22 128 076
21 840 215
287 861

22 222 762
1027 280
1 106 613
24. 3 56 850 L
15 483 965
8 123 51 6
549 374


1589147
F44 12 3


2 164 479
156 496



537 550
477 307
1014 865
?39 47 7
399 649
739 126
8 770 5 5
876 956
1 753 991
22Z750
194
37 4

6 178 034

24 71 703
504 872

8 954 609

58 164 159

28 055 360
2 108 232

08 327 751
33 931
48 310 192

870 553


29 700


13 08 695


I 1 I


1


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UNITED STATES


ITEM


i
II



'' ---
bULI1--~---D ~~~Ye ..

I1.I~. ~ep~TO~ay


AcGREGA~

1. riles of road operated at close of month ..... ...............
2. Train i s (lc~to r-rpls ad ram ora in)

2-02. Diesel-electric locoo~tive-pop elled trains ... ...
2-03. Electric locoomtie-propelled trains .. .......


2-06. Notorcar-propelled trained .. ...... .
2-07. Total train-mles..
2-08. Ordinary
2-09. Light .. ..... **
). Road lcoro e-mi T.

3-02. helper (orludeal B and traillagd "A" units) .. ...

3-04). mtal lconotive-alles ..
3-05. Total. atear only .. ...
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .. ...
3 07. Total, electric only ... ..... .
3-.08. Total. other..
Train-srt chl o a ootr-sl

3-10. Diesel-electric locormatives .. ............
3-11. Electric lecomotives .. ........ ......
31 Oher locoaotive ..

3-.14. Miles iitial and final terminals in-l, in 3-1) ......
DIe~s -oloetric unit ailes:

3-16, Train switching ..
4. Car-lleso (housoan ) rnrh..

r-02. Ianded, west or south..
4-4)). Loaded, total ..
4)6. Emrpty, east or north.
4--0). Empty, rest or enuth ... ......
6-06. Empty, total ..
4-07. loaded and empty, east or north .. ..........
4-08. Loaded andesrpty. est or south .. .......
l-cC9. Loaded ad espty.total .. ...
-10. Caboose. all directions .. .....
6-11. Passenger carrylang cars, all directions .. ......
4-12. Other passen(:er-trate ears, all directione .. ....
5. Gros ton-ls a redoad locootivr and aeders. ..... )
5-4)?. Gil-trarning stna~ locoslotives .. .
5-4)3. Diesel-electrle locomotives ... .
5-04, Electricloconotives..
5-45. 0ther lo-.onotives .. ......
5-06. Total..
6. oros ton-a **n oto -as rontonts andc boso a house :
6-<). Total In oil-trarning stea loconotive trains ... ..
6-03. Total In diesel-electric locomotive trains ... ....
6-04. Total in electric locosottre trains .. ........
635 Tta an o r noootr an d .oor .. s
4-07. Total of pass. train cars anid contents Incl. I .
7. Net ten-ales, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) .
8. Trai-or ( nol tra ~-0ltc1n 1 our 1t ... sai

8-01. Colectrrnic ss locotv-roveled trata~el ..rl ...

8-07. Totbualn tn ootlsr gld train-houra ..

9. Ave Daso r e ~crl e pacol-rplrdC tris....
9-Cr. Elot tn-ile ..cn.lr-r ola tan ........
10. 5 Avrag s pr trincle (exFo~~ l udnglih train e):.........
10-01. Locersrrotive-=lesd (rinplr ad hlper .
10-02. Lorade freight crs mls..

100) Ecaatpt)a freih ailes .. ra e a:

10-04 Torao ptlal frleih r-ie (xcluding cabooraise)..
10-OS. Gorosston-stlea (excl.~~l ocotivoes) and endrs....
10-06. No~et ton-lest ....................................


11. Gross rcn-tles of lo~corotives and tenders per locontractv-rle
12. Nost tor.-alles lher loaded ear-mile..............
13. Car-clle rattoo: Imaded fr*Ight care
13-ol, Percbnt of total car-mlvr east or north ... ...
13-C2. Percent of total car-niles. vest or set~tb .. ....
1)-0). Percent of total ear-riles, all directions .. ...
13-CL. Percent eaat or north of total oar-niles .
1 4-0. Avera-ges p n ___ ___ ..
1L-4,2, ur.-se ton-;iles (excl. loconotives *nd tenders) ... .

15. Pe e---rt ass urlr~~ its rs wtay sa aet ,


126 632 126 603


224 339

109 199 227
298 356 156
6 235 417

414 64 8 8
307 991
414 752 599
410 181 274
4 571 525

414 550 0 30
12 086 040

444 701 473
124 165 983
312 5L2 034
7 ZO 04 0
670,192

11 942 126
23 950 r73
510 577

36 403 98
L1 415 715

766 390 013
34 8239 i34

9 21j 919
7 542 567
16 750 40 6
3 732 i17
2 445 CO3
9 177 220
12 948 136
12 987 570
2> 933700
419535
12 2 72
48 540

30 462 652
10 024 840
93 044 2.67
2 279 957

1~30 997 113

220 675 447
60 289 666
872 186 201
2O 706 291

118 2 9 10
3 306 428
539 234 903

> 31.5420


332 i.00


22 b740 87


52 490

30 660 582
93 OO3 757
4 984 801

120 850 140

12d 850 140
120 626 914
2: 221 22

120 6 87 964
6 057 475
7 579093
142 524 532
36189s080
100 689 541
'J 645 911


4 099 j41
10 740 666
421 655

1b 261 66
2 353 960

2268 72 196
13, 993 095

3 OBB 255
2 118, 596
2 206 851
944 485
1 914 843
2 65'r 328
4 032 740
4033439
J 066179
131640
1 436
10 037

11 045 847
247
27 624 290
1 509 028

40 179 412

76 664 308

277 996 524
15 82J, 395

370 484 227
609 401
171 989 623

2: 198 764

260 855


7 800 133


5C 731

43 504 770
70 227 571
4 930 13 7

126 662 67L
C 71 4
12C6 665 j9;'
124 57b 600
2 Ob9 704

126 67>~ 30
7 04)7 b33 j
0 434 07
14L: 3 7 42 i'

L, 0927 9<.,


5 754 027
b 607 67 9
43'J 17 3

14 U00 07


i: 649 0 4


2! 029 078
L, 028 621

1 b49 43-5
2 70L >j4
3 654 ObG
36b781r0

1301.5
1 62 7
9 14 D

lb 291 60U

23 2 94 We -
1 4 8914 -

40 084 10

1 10 439 43-

2350160 13
15 L34 83

351 154 79J7
566 21 -
167 248 437

3 00> 25 -

271 400 L


7 bd7 305


SOUTHERN REGION


1953 1952


37 143 37 389

16 137 565 22 075 968
48 467 6571 45 720 967
61~~~~~ 6 3 6 9 5

64 605 315 67 796 93

64 128 5501 67 270 163
476 7651 226 772

64 599 644 67 792 787
702 037 848 560
1 100 069 1214 967
66 401750 69 856 314
17 276 756 23 627 354
49 124 994 46 228 960



1 489 291 2 370602
4 853 381 4 238 61 G


6 342 672 6 609 216
1 532 953 15 75 18

111 251 815 -
6 138 567 -

1 342 936 1 349 671
1 064 225 1061 320
2 407 161 2 410 991
540 025 519 681
756 810 762 918
1 298 835 1 282 599
1 882 961 1 869 352
1 823 035 1 824 238
3 705 996 3 693 590
66 072 69 076
1 216 1 677
7 474 6 214

4 761045 6 125 974
49 1041 129 705
13 493 700 12 208 363


18 303 849 18 464 042

41 762 086' 51 196 72 2
276 144 789 681
124 854 600!115 001014


1G6 892 8301166 987 417
478 775| 448 856
77 334 9401 77 892 309

976 606 13 89 592




3 681 2101 3 552 0533


224 79

151 713 f533
259 468 /64
6 359 136

417 O 942
313 001
418 175 724
413~ 250 j3
4 924 70 t

410 207 013
14 2 9E >13
13 975 ?Sc.,
452 475 L,84
172335110
272 E42 j7 3
7 f569 Ooc
L900

16 bb$ 9g

537 940

3J ',28 O
d '.46 234



9 147 31
7 348 59
16 496 41
3 tr17 i1
53 96 49 ~
8 914 ,1
12 665 3
ii 745;9
25 410 72 j

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13 4 97 2 7 a
80 695 b20
268 614
90 0 a7
136 SC9 203

303 506 63 7
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7L56 764 594
;O 9 30 00 o

11b6684 46
33 330 791
535 b7r 3 8

7 427 196


357 651


c3 L39) 4 61


8 074

3 505 476
11 290 024
439 631

21 235 131

21 2535131
21 036 587
198 544

21 241 901
733 980
919 651
22 895 540
10 890560
11 542 437
4(,2 541


1 337 72
7;33412
2 )656

21 101 040
155 507

;J7 050 935
1 077 9,07

471 958
498 093
970 051
353 653
332 173
68-, age
825 611
830 266
1655 877
51952
203
141

4 591 250

3 363 795
256 981

8 212 026

-r0 056 784

41 293 171
1 815 867

83 165 822
30 878
45 OG3 582

627 46G


2-. 554


1 211 224


60 564
40 366 Obe
104 293 761
b 425 432

150 085 271

150 085 271
147 665 501
2 41Y770

150 1298 65
7 791 463
8 4 90 7 4 4
160 420 072
47 079 640
112 231 980
6 108 452


b 437 313
11 474 078
451 311

17 362 70
2 509 473

250 931 133
13 07> OO2

j 560 213
2 616 669
6 176 902
12 98 138
2 247 010
3 545154
4 858 351
4 863 705
9 722 056
15.5 848
1 641
10 378

lb 637 097
247
30 968 085
1 766 009

48 391 438

116 721 092

319 289 695
17 639 262

4 53 650 4) 9
640 279
217 053 205

2 826 2:30


285 409


9 011 157


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i7 Ob6 90c
t.6 260o 41 1
b 443 43 '

147 790 75
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146 415 L03
2 377 265


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9 5414 00
166 714 2)4
67 074 09'
93 410 314



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16 965 350
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1 15- -7
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4 729 Go L
4 75:,461


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21 469 694

25 766 Gas
1 794 017

49 039 419

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17 64j 06 *

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52? 695 511
14b 594 710
809 985

199 654 22
307 991
200 062 013
196 387 223
1 674 790

199 )20 527
4 592 540
6 460 584
2.12 879 651
59 809 567
151 195 660
1 190 i12
67b 142

0 014 522
9 62.5114
59 266

14 696 610
4 373 289

f99 207 065
13 o17 665

4 312 770
3 861 653
6 174 423
1 894 054
2 439177
4 33. 31 i
6 206 824
6 300 830
12 507 654
199 615
9 415
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10 064 510
9 976 469
48 562 482
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184 397
69 301 820

67 192 269
60 013 722
431 041 900
3 067 029
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2 189 374
244 8)46 758

1 510 584


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10 181 520


12 tr50 657
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915 701

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201 585 321
1Y9 564 870
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9 219 391
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7,830


39.9
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1,299

32.5

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175
ii8,935

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7.9
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11,789


24.0
65.8
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1,470
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27.5


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1.06

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26.2


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1,206
276


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17.6
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21.8


5.9
6,830


35.8
19.1

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lr2,254

21.2


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6.360

1.02
41.2
21.8
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2,841


30.0

69.5
61-3
65.4
52-8

19.6
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16.9


5.2



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61.3
2,782
1,220
321
30.3

70.2
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53.0


51.921


* Exclude avitching time of train locomotives at Initial and final terrinalp.
C R*presents an averagep of the milleae recontfed at the close of each month within the cerio~.


C.s5 COVLH\MLE PRlInTING OFn~c. 1953 270314


IIIIVERSIT Y OF F L O~lil)A


II~l I;Ullllll UlillIIlilllli I1I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 6470 avaavop uorRNSPORTEsoNuOMICSAND sTATUsnCS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED VITH OCTOBER 195) AND 1952


Statement No. M.-211 (osA)










JAN I 8 1954 O


EASTERN DISTRICT~
INculaINO
POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION I


ITEM
NO.


8.6
18.360

1.06
h6.1
92.6
78.7
3,953
2,1h2
359
46.5





17.5
68,663

26.8


8.9
19,620

1.05
46.5

80.3
4,046
2,212
3:68



57.9
53.0

16.9
67,493


25.6









Subject to revision INTERSTATE COM hi ERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
BUREAU OP TRANSPORTT SG)NOMICS AND frATISHCS
OCTOBER 1953

FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1953 AND 1952


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION lucu mu@ SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM I POCAHON AS REGION INEOM

1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952
AGGREGATES
1. tlesofroadoperatedataloesofoonth.............. ... 224286 224820 52479 $2709 8073 8073 60552 6078L 37133 37330 120003 126700 1
2. Train 1 s 1 mo re-pr elledanda o 10725417 15509000 2789337 3975*,40 959854 100758*< 3089191. 4983123 1502$13 2085343 5453710 8440620 2-01
2-02. Diesol-electric locometre-propelled trains ... 31 675 78 2 28 6d9 24 1 9 589 462 0 922 020 203 074 928 479 11192 53 6 9 850 507 4 847 880 4 642 OS 2 15 635 366 14 196 674 2-02
24). Electric locomotive-propelled traine .. 623 274 659 12 485 17 5 524 7 6 3 47 46 3 37 58 2 532 63 b 562 34 90 636 96 97 9 2-03
74 4310368 44956 3 13203974 13422331 2210391 1973644 15414366 1839$97 0430393 6727400 212828o 22796 8 2 6
2-0 Mo rc a 43139920 7 13203574 13422331 2210391 1973644 15414360 1539557E 6430393 672740 212 860 228370 6
2-08.0rdinary.. 42670643 4441747 12978092 13198374 2190374 1950274 15162466 15148640 6384406 667866 21123771 22590164 2-08
2-09.Light... 468963 533037 231882 423957 20017 23370 251899 247>27 45987 48742 171097 237566 2-09
5. Road coao **-mi __ ________ 43119077 4495235' 13207773 13447b67 2211462 1983097 1541923', 15430964 6429794 6726766 21270548 22794623 3-01
3-02,Helper(ex:1udee*B andtrailing'A'units).. 120b43b 149190, 622821 699724 77164 73840 699980 77356 630.10 80281 441840 63806C 3-02
3-0).Light.. 1861538 LO96979 782605 84302' 95305 88923 070110 932',46 110725 117(94 873103 1046739 3-43
3-06. Total loconotive-alles ... 46 186 95U 48 541 237 14 613 399 14 991 214 2 383 931 2 145 860 16 997 330 17 137 074 6 604 129 6 924 741 22 58b 491 24 479 422 3-ok
3-05.Totalateasonly.. 12188512 17554354 3232154 4668050 1104594 1146341 4336746 5014591 1691915 2229311 0156849 9514252 3-05
3-06.Totaldiseal-electrizonly.. 33184859 3015872'. 10d3ObS1 9730389 1229461 959592 12060312 10090381 4912214 4699(30 lo211733 14768714 3-06
3-07,Total.electricoaly.. 732177 771040 500.>94 59217'. 49876 39527 600270 631700 131907 139336 3-07
3-08. Total, other ... 85 OO 2 57 11 & - 8b OO 2 57 11 6 3-48
Tr as chingo a ....................... ..... 1 226 $33 1 709 16b 389 627 554 79 9 146 166 135 406 035 793 690 20 5 161 21 8 199 967 529 52 2 818 596 3-09
3-10.Diesel-electrulocorootives... 2894162 240355'. 1194126 1005244 75084 69850 12692,10 1070094 FO4C21 489669 1121031 919192 3-10
3-11.Electriclocomotives.. 55079 56690 44',67 45680 3302 2410 47069 48250 7210 8406 3-11
41759"2 42491 1626320 1605523 224552 207666 1852672 1813',8 66b23.* 609636 1657846 174610
3-14. Miles idual and final ter'sinals inat in)-1) ,.. 916 070 940 8.61 26111 7 244 092 17 792 12 766 270 909 256 65 150 074 161 837 487 692 522 166 }-th
Din -o car 11ss. 81347149 24510353 2826666 27337021 11309099 42701029 3-15
3-16. Trate evitching .................................. .. 3 890 4 5 8 1 551 08 0 113 O 9 2 1 6 64 17 2 6 49 97 0 1 582 30 0 )-16
b. Car- leak us )rnorth.. 989560 1009285 32b36b 324062 49292 44711 374860 368773 132750 131941 482145 508570 6-01
6-02.1madedwestorsouth... 786750 824973 217929 431044 53108 43164 .71037 274000 114226 116048 401487 434117 4-42
4-0).Imadedtotal... 1776310 1834250 543297 555700 102400 87875 640097 643'.BA 246961 247990 883632 942687 6.4)
6--06.Empty,*astornorth... 383340 385<,UE 94132 92660 37695 3345=, 131627 126121 56599 56170 192922 203014 6-06
h-OS.Emptywestorsouth.. 561070 552181 196706 1891,39 33732 28570 232436 218509 75540 70659 273097 26301 4..05
6-06.1.mptytotal.. 964423 938086 292636 282605 71427 6202L 304866 344630 134139 126029 466019 466627 4-06
4-07.1.oadedandeeptyeasternorth... 1372908 1395190 419500 416720 86987 78166 500487 494654 191354 188112 675067 712184 6--07
4-08.1,oadedandeeptywestorsouth.. 13678 8 1377154 41603$ 42168', 86840 71734 50347', 493317 189766 186707 674bn4 697130 648
6-C9.Loadedandeeptytotal... 2740733 2772344 8361.'S 838311 173827 149900 100996 988211 381120 374819 1349651 1409314 6..09
6-10.Cabsomealldirections... 43729 45380 13bel 1379 2274 2048 1..85' 15b41 6591 6839 21881 2270C 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions .. 1 2 6 6 1 4 O 1 1 3 is 18 1 7 2 9 1 4 9 18 5 1 2 3 1 8 2 59 4 1 0 3 4 4-11
6-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directione ... 4 7 9 6 4 2. 6 1 3 5 1 8 bb 3 4 2 L 1 3 8 b 8 6 6 2 G 5 0 7 2 7 8 3 2 8, 9 1 4-12
5. Gr stoC r oadlocomot and 300835b 4010692 945072 1408749 48702$ 46051'... 1433297 1869264 476069 625663 1095989 151556', 5-ol

5 0 I so 9 40 7 884948 2960037 2617 6 356738 286422 331737 290473 1366366 125218 5 60612d 44 5 502
$-ob. Electric loconotives .. 234 810 233 061 149 067 152 UUG 27 895 21 78 4 177 562 173 790 57 25 6 59 271 5-ob
54 r a 14183406 146 524 4000576 4179426 872258 768721 49*8234. 494614 1842437 1878342 74 36 546
6. Grouton-milean oaarsreonto em dcoab no a 23086295 29519<96 6 811499 10034000 4133806 3999562 1094 ,OL 14034070 4 407312 5182374 7733678 10302052 6-41
6-02. Total in oil-barning steam loconotive trains .. 6 1 30 O 8 3 9 7 38 7 6 9 11 b 11 0 2 3 3 6 6 1 30 0 8 3 9 7 36 3 1 ', 6-42
6-0).Totalindisael-electrielocomotivatrains... 93504072 852716,1'. 30033004 27076502 4516606 3186447 34549610 3026254! 12827769 1185372' 46127493 431545,41 6-03
MkTotalinelectrielocomotivetraina.. 2107003 2068621 1586714 1596400 193903 141709 1782017 1730137 324386 330484 &-ok
0 1 Pfr a d. 125 126189 7 36433217 30707556 884431 7327718 47.*7753L 46030274 17235081 1703843 6068 09 63 95 6 6-0
6-07.Totalofpass.-traincareandeontentainchind--04 326138 312727 76390 5364E 279b 3747 79190 57189 39657 38382 20728b 216550 07
7. Net ten-ciles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) .. 57 276 037 58 066 202 17 934 66 3 lb 250 010 4 851 34 6 3 890 16 r 22 780 40 9 22 140 lb 8 074 e6 7 8 016 707 26 414 961 27 909 312 7
8. Tra8 1 al( cronrain-as 1 o les a 530077 73912-, 197925 289700 6494'* 66140 262670 355640 100019 135719 167188 247550, 8-.01

n 1 teo rp r as .. 16 G / 1256 677996 526411 59924 49234 0,7519 57570 272117 267119 16 44 5 6 08 2
8--Ch. Electric locoective propelled traina ................. 33 15 5 37 44 25 24 & 29 32C 2 690 2 161 7 936 31 40 5 219 Sk 64 8--06
8-05. Other locomoury-propelled trains ... 2 68 1 1 7 7 E 2 88 1 1 7 7 C &-05
Motodoar r el d 240138 2592 pd? 601166 845014 127559 117536 Cra.572 96304.7 372736 40301 109< 1L2236 M8-06
AVERAGES
9. Averageaper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-alles, ordinary .. 6.1 6.4 8.0 8.1 8.8 7.8 A.1 8.0 5.5 5.8 5.4 5-8 9-01
10. Averages per train-c.ile (ezeludity light trains):
10-01. Locomotive-=iles (prtacipal and helper) .. 1.0) 1.0) 1.05 1.05 1.06 1.04 1.05 1.05 1.01 1.01 1.02 1.0) 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-alles ............................ 41.6 41.3 41.9 62.1 66.8 45.1 42.6 42-5 38.7 37.1 41.8 41.7 10-02
10-4). Empt) freight car-milee ,,... 22.6 21.1 22.6 21.6 32.6 31.8 24.0 22 7 21.0 19.0 22.1 20.7 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-miles (neluding caboon) .. 64.2 62.6 64.5 6).$ 79.4 76.9 66.6 65.2 59-7 56.1 63.9 62.4 10-ok
10-05. Grose ton-c.tles (excl. loconotitu and tenders) ..... 2.932 2,854 2,963 2,93) 6,038 3.757 3,118 3,039 2,700 2,551 2,869 2,821 10-45
10-46, Net ton-siles ....................................... 1,362 1,307 1,383 1,383 2.215 1,995 1.503 1,462 1,265 1,200 1,250 1,235 lo-oA
11. Gross tc.n-siles of locorotives and tenders per locometive-rile 370 302 278 279 366 358 290 289 279 271 328 321 11
12. Hot ton-siles per loaded car-aile ............................ 32.2 31.7 33.0 32.8 47.6 44.3 35 3 34.6 32.7 32.3 29.9 29.6 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-milw. east or north ........... 72.1 72.3 77.6 77.8 56.7 57.2 76.0 74.5 69.4 70.1 71.4 71.4 13-41
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, vest or ecuth ........... 57.5 59.9 52.3 56.9 61.2 60.2 53.8 55.7 60.2 62.2 59.5 62.3 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-stles, all directions .......... 64.8 66.2 65.0 66.3 58.9 58.6 63.9 65.1 64.8 66.2 6).5 66.9 13-07
13-06. Pennot east or north of total ear-milee ............ 55.7 55.0 59 9 58.3 '8-1 50.9 58.o 57-3 53.8 53.2 54.6 53.9 13-ok
it. Averages per train-hour:
14-41. Trata-siles ......................................... 18.0 17.4 16.5 15.9 17-3 16.8 16.6 16.0 17-3 16.7 19.6 18.6 14-01
14-4,2. uts-as ton-c.ile (excl. loceeotives and tenders) ..... 52,102 48.943 7.977 69,780 69.335 62.345 50,906 67,802 46.239 42.277 55,098 $2,036 16-02
15. Percent train-switathes hours at way stations of
total trate-boure* 22.6 21.3 28.4 26.8 27.0 27.6 28.2 26.9 23.0 21.8 17.7 16.7 15


Excludes avitching time of train locomotives at initial and final termilals.























EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION IClucINclu SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 19 2


I I I I I ( ( I I I I I


I I 1 I I I


6O 563

43 474 642
114 776 880
2 919 583
16 110
164 171105

161 524 562
2 646 543

164 219 722
7 398 779
9 263 347
180 881 848
50 709 998
123 505 250
6 666 600


b 880 372
12 621 089
490 872

18 992 3}3
2 753 979

281 556 900
16 583083

3 892 943
2 845 735
6 738 678
1 428 948
2 473171
3 902 119
5 321891
5 318 90 6
10 640 79 7
168 299
1 7 76
11 257

16 850 127
2 47
34 116 742
1 930 948

52 898 064

125 646 963

350 510 440
19 274 226

495 431 629
692 403
236 616 541

3 039189

6 481 291
311 224


9 631704


37 142
17 529 3051
53 114 836

70 644 141

70 644 141
70 126 190
517 951

70 637 895
751191
1200 934
72 590 020
18 756 424
53 833 596


1 620 431
5 321 476


6 941 907
1 676 238

122 138199
6 740 243

1 463 501
1 165 969
2 6294670
598 911
832 830
1 431 741
2 062 412
1 998 799
4 061211
72 288


5 173 359

14 808 155

20 031033

45 436 402
278 334
136 974 865

182 689 601
520 386
84 564 328

1 061 300
12 7 57
2 946 945


4 021002


37 378

24 086 202
50 263 423


74 349 62 5

73 766 20b
S5834 20
74 344 981
943 754
1334 03
76 622 770
25 795 64 4
50 827 126


2 546 236
4 697 289

7 243 52
1 729 56 6



1 482 332117 I

2 654 08
575 37
832 84
1 408 21
2 057 70
2 004 59
4 062 30
75 75 4
1 8 30
6 68 9

6 741 686
131 96 7
13 456 909


20 330 562

56 306 406
800 790
126 795 153


183 902 34 9
4 92 817
85 877 756

1 516 206
35 01 C
2? 782 582


4 333 798


AGGREGATES
1. Viles of road operated at Jloss of month 8.... ........
2. Train-alles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trained :
2*41~. Steam loconotive-propelled trains ... ........
2-02. Diaesl-electric loconotive-propelled trains ... ...
2-03. Electric loconsotiv-propelled trains .. .......
2-04. Other loeosotive-propelled trained .. .........
2-05. Total locoaotive-rpropelle trains ... ........
2-06. Motorcar-propelled traine..
2-07. Total train-iles..
2-08. Ordinary..
2-09. Light..
3. Road locomsotive-ailea:
3-01. PRincipal..
3-02. Belper (excludes Band traillag"A9unite) .. ...
3-03. Ligh..
3-04. Total locomotiv-alles ..
3-OS. Total, steam only..
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ... ......
3 07. Total, electric only ..... .
3-08. Total, other..
Train-evitching locomotive-ailee:
3-09. Stena locomotive ..
)-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ... ...........
3-11. Electric locomotives .
3-12. Other locomotives ... ....
313. Totl .
3-14. Milee initial and final termnala) tacl. in 3-13 ... .
Diesal-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road.
3-16. Train switching .... .................
4-. 1 Car ed hmana)t or north .. ...............
4--02. Loaded. wat or eouth .. ..............
4-03. laded. total...
4-04. Empty, east or north ..
4-05. Empty, vest or south .
4-06. Empty, total.
***07.1xuaded andeempty, easter north ... .........
r-08. loadedanod epty, vest or south .. .........
4-09. Loaded and empty, total...
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..
4-11. Pasesengr carrylag cars, all directions .. ......
I-12. Other pasnger-train care, all directions .. ....
5. Gross tea-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-ol. coal-burning steam locomottres ...
5-02. 011-blrnin team looomotives .. ...........
5-03. Die**1-olectric loocmotives ..
5-04. Electric locoaotives ..
5-o$. Other loometivs ...
5-46. T1..
6. Gross ton-allea of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive train ... ..
6.2. Total In oil-burnin steam loconotive trains ... ...
&*03. Total in diesel-electrie locomotive trains ..
6-ok. Total in electrie locomotive trains .. ........
63S. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains..
6-06. Total In all freight trains .. ............
6-07. Total of pass. train ears and contents inet. in 4-06
7. Net ten-riles, reveaue and nourevenue (thousands) .. ....
8. Tra alhours (icl train-srichn nor 1t ry sain )

8-02. CIl-burning stream locomotive-propellle trained ... ..
&*03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ... ...
8.06. Electric lococctive-propelled train ... .......
6-05. Other locoactive-propelleds trained .. .........
8-Ch. Wotoroar-propelled trained .
8-07. Total train-hours..

AVERAGES

9. IAerages per rile of road per day:
9-Cl, Train-silee, ordinary..
eC2. hot ton-miles ..
10. Averages per train-a.11e (excludind 1lght trained :
10-01. locorothe- lese (principal and helper) .. ....
10-02. Loaded freight car-milee ..
10-0), Empty freig~ht car-miles ..
10-06I. Total freight car-miles (sexluding caboose) .. ...
10-05. Grose ton-miles (excl. looonotives and tendere)..
10-06. Wet tonr.iles ....................
11. Groes ten-istls of locorotives and tenders per loconctive-rtle
12. Bet ton-alles per loaded car-oile ..............
13. Car-aile ratio: Loaded freight ears
13-01, Percent of total ear-miles, east or north ... ....
1j-02. Percent of total car-miles, rest or scu~th .. ....
13-03. Frersn of total car-miles, all directions .. ....
13-06. Perent east or north of total ear-;iles .. .....
11. Averages per train-hour:
101~. Train-etles .
14-(;2. urWoo ton-cleas (excl. loconotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switsl:Log hours at way stations of
total trala-boura*,


224 '29

110 048 441
32t) 316 960
6 8307 096
7 2 9 7 8
453 902 481
339750
454 242 231
449 252 250
4 989 981

454 026 430
13 119 465
19 673 808
486 819703
134 206 065
343 881 489
7 974 b32
757 317

12 920 060
28 577 598
555 297
7 74
42 061729
9 216 616

843 328 055
38 369 079

10 OBj 039
t)232170
18)317 209
4 108 729
6 011 211
10 119 940
14 193 768
14 243581
2d 437149
459 604
1 32 7 9
52 641

33 Old 882
10 7 79 7 82
102 42 065
2 494 133
206 192
148 917 054

244 242 855
64 944 977
961 339 915
22 631 74C
2 50b 685
1 2956668176
3 587 93c
586 998 384

b 744 612
1 5 97 9 8
17 247 286
362 451
2 4 5 O
21984
24 99b 815


224 787

166 056 76 5
28~7 207 999
6 998 492
3 62 3 33
460 625 5c9
343 368
460 968 957
455 517 953
54 51004

461006 34 B
15 772 214
21 994 712
498 773 274
188 694 011
301 389 573
8 316 960
372 730

1J 440 870
23 301532
'87 309

42 330 925
93 91 91 8



10 0 90 600
8 138125
18 229 005
3 904 968
5 930 97 2
9 835 940
13 995 848
14 069 097
2o 064 945
465 355
15 3 9 2
49 97 3

44 150 717
14 8 76 O 5 0
69 352 455
2 602 52
102 120
151083 864

332 "55 541
92 729 646
639 427 22L
23 031 994
1 318 19<
1 ib9 066 597
3 630 518
5 r3 647 676

o 113 159
2! 4 82 O 9 0
15, 215 271
392 921
11 9 9
22 761
26 238541


52 489

33 140 648
102 367 973
5 437 231
-4 94 5
140 945 852

13c0 515 711
2 430141

140 986 704
6 599 484
8 259 687
155 845 875
3d 866 485
110 819 865
6 159 525

4 418 336
11 818 671
458 310

16 695 317
25 81 282

251 811057
lb 400 920

3 376 670
2 306 031
5 682 701
1 043 457
2 107 720
3 151177
4 420 127
44137,1
S8633 878
144 217
1 55 7
10 885

11 833 486
2 4 7
30 419 455
1 (,49 363

43 902 571

62 256 874

30b 234 456
17 285 563

404 778 893
658 596
187 541 803

2 356 763

2 867 914
2:84 287


6 50)9G4


52 727

47 470 69 7
ct6 665 09 4
5 434 912

139 770 908
2714
139 7 73 62 2
137 439 997
2 333 625

140 007 556
7771 61 7
9 286O54
157 065 227
56 295 207
44 523 939
6 246 Odi


6 246 323
9 540 954
4 80 110

16 26758 7
2 589 857



3 322 785
2 247 413
55 70198
5;48 337
2 037 572
2 985 909
42871122
4 284 965
85 56 107
14.5610

10 008

16 763 Od4

22 667 003
1 639 306

44 27 6891

120 961772
508
256 743 676
17 121352
19 6
3 y4 847 5~06
621 777
It85 772 403

3 366 6836
5 2
5 030 601
298 82 i

52C
8~696 U34


8 074

10 333 994
12 408 907
482 352
-3 2 5
23 225 253

23 008 851
216 402

23 233 018
799295
1 003 660
25 035 973
11 843 513
12 685 385
507 075


1 462 036
802 418
32 562

2 297 016
172 697

29 745 843
1 182163

516 273
539704
1055 977
3185 491
365 451
750 942
901 764
905155
1 806 919
24 002

372

5 016 641

3 697 287
281 565

8 995 493

4 3 88 089

45 275 984
1 988 663

90 652 736
33 807
49 074 738

682 426

613 377
26 937

1 322 740


8 07 3
14 765 251
9 032 642
569 120
-4 5 03
24 367 013

24 053 171
313 842


1 213 34 5
26 806 151
16 839 882
9 356 323
609 946

1 731283
606 77 3
34 422

2 372 478
170 92 8



590 541
530 488
1121029
375 184
438 022
813 206
965 725
968 510
1 934 235
25 061
2 1 2
401

6 730 94 5

2 782 636
339 129

9 852 710

63 413 170

31 799 463
2 340 151

97 552 784
36 713
53 429 240

947 841

457 629
32 883

1458 353


60 800

62 236 14 8
95 897 741
6 004 03

164 137 921
2 714
164 140 635
161 493 168
2 647 467

164 478 262
8 893 717
10 499 39
183 871378
73135 089
103 880 262
6 8 56 0 27


7 977 606
10 147 72 7
514 532

18 639 865
2 760 785



3 913 326
2 7779g01
66 91227
1 323 521
2 475594
3 7 99 115
5 236 847
5 253495
10 490 342
168 671

10 409

23 4 94 029
9 4 9
28 649 63
1 978 43

54 131 601

184 394 94 2
500 8
288b 543 139 Y
19 461 50 3
19 8
492 400 29 0
658 4 90
239 201 643

4 314 679

5 488 230
331705
52 0
10 135187


126 624

57 044 494
160 425 250
887 513
7 g9 9 7
219 087 235
339750
219 426 95 6
i;17 601 498
1825 487

219 168 813
4 969495
9 209 527
233 347 835
64 739 643
166 542 643
1 308 232
757 317

2 427 257
10 635 033
64 425

16 127 489
4 786 599

439 632 956
15 041753

4 728 595
4 220 466
8 949961
2 080 870
i? 705 210
4 786 080
6 809 465
6 925 676
13 735141
219 017
10 1 96
33 250

10 990 396
10 7 29 9 9 6
53 490 18t)
563 185
206 192
75 987 957

73 159 494
64 666 643
473 854 610
3 357 514
2 508 615
617 546 946
2 375 147
267 817 515

1 644 123
1 5 85 2 24
7 819 049
51 227
2 45 06
21 984
11146113


126 609

79 734 415
141046 835
494 460

222 138 04 3
340654
222 478 697
220 258 580
2220117

222 183105
5 934 743
10 161278
232 279 121
8~9 763 27 8
146 682 185
14 60 933
372 730

7 917 028
8 456 516
72 827
1 16 4
16 447 535
4 401 567



4 6 95 22 2
4 188 47 a
8 683 692
2: 006 07 7
2 622 534
4 628 611
67 01299
6611004
13 5123 03
220 930
11 >^9 4
32 735

13 915 002
14 7 34 5 65
47 245 907
624 087
102 120
76 621701

91 (58 193
91 928 34 8
424 088 928
3 570 491
1 317 99 8
612 763 958
2 479 211
268 768 27 7

2 2682 27 4
2 4 47 03 3
6 544 765
61 216G
11 9 96
22 241
11769 525


6.0
7,861
1.03
u0.8
22.5


1,311
306
32.2
71.1
$7.8
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55-1
18.2
51,89 9

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7,886
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40.0
21.6
61.6
2,830
1,30'
303
32.6
72.1
57.8
65.0
55-4
17.6
49.129

20.9


7.9
10,698

1.05
41.0
22.8
63.8
2,922
1,35'
282
33.0
76.4
52.2
64.3
59.4
16.6
47,571

27.6


7.8
10,517
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21.7
62.2
2,873
1.352
282
13.4
77-8
52.1

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18,198
1.ok
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32.6
78.5

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359






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19.756
1.05
46.6
33.8
80.4
4,056
2,221
368
47.7
61.2
54.8
58.0
$2.7

16.9
67,823

25.5


8.0
11,697
1.05
41.7
24.2
65.9
3,067
1,465
292
35.1
73.1
535
63-3
57.8
16.7
So,391

27.5


7.9
11,744
1.06
41.5
23.5
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3,o49
1,481
294
35.7
7',.7
52.9
63.8
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48,583

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6,817
1.01
37.5
20.4
57.9
2,605
1,206
276
32.2
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58.3
64.7
55.7
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6,858
1.01
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265

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6,9333
1.02
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63.1
2,838
1,231
326
29.9
69.4
60.9
65.2
$2.8

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55,405

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6,337
1.03
4o*3
21.0
61.3
2,782
1,220
322
30.3


65.7
52.9

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52,064

16.4(


* xciplen switching time of train locomotives at initial and final terminals.
# eorese*~nts a- pvrsr-.e of: ti: Intle;-nr ro:ortrd at the clese of ench month within the period.


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled froal21 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FoR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER 1953 AND 1952


Statemecnt No. M.-211 (OS-A) tl s








SFES tJ 1954 "


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EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCU alue SOUTHEI N REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952

1. ilos ofroad operated at closs ot onth ..................... 22~42i4 6 224 701 52 47 5 52 691 8073 8073 60 54 8 60 7641 3713 2 37 26 5 126 56 6 126 672 1
2. Train-iles (loocoative-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. St~ulocomotive-propella trained ............. 8 84921 4 14 543 232 2 280 0 66 3 966 127 828 518 1 183 113 3 108 184 5 149 240 1359164d7 2 010 2 34 4 348 98 3 7 18 7 5 8 2-ol
2-02. Diesel-electric locomottrepropelled trains ...... 29 960 610 27 739 215 9 364 216 8 637 528 1118 88 3 999 802 10 483099 9 637 330 4 647 179 4 542 456 14 830 532 13 559 429 ~22
2-0).Electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 5716791 639 3561 451 430 504 57 5 42 721 56 022 494151 5605397 .77 528 78 759 -0
2-04. Other looomotive-propeliad trained ,,......... 76 170 41 6 63 76 170 41 863 -0
2-05. Total locomotive-propelladtrains ........... 39 457 873 42763166 12095712 13108230 1990122 2238937 14085834 15347167 60388261 6552690 19 333213 20 863809 -0
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trales .. 31 7 5 9 29 5 6 7 - - 731 7 59 29 5 6 7 -o6
2-07. Total train-stles.. 39 489 63 42793233 12095712 13 108 230 1 99012s2 2238937 14085634 15347167 6 038 82 6 552 690O 193564 972 20 893 376 2-07
2-08. 0rdinaryr................... 39 070 97 42 267 017 11 886 79 7 12 86450 9 1 972 264 2212956 13 859061 15077265 5 997 640 6496 042 19 214 275 20 693 710 2-08
2-09. Light............ 41i 656 526 216 206 915 243 921 17 85 8 25 S81 226 773 269 902 41186 56 648 150 697 199 C66 2-09
3-.~ Roacooia re-at ......... 39 470 39 4 42798730 12098740 13132247 1 991 11 7 2247 944 14089857 15380191. 6 038 25E1 6 552 194 193542 28a6 20 866 3501 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludes *Band trailing "A nits) ...... 1 033 425 1479 701 542 00 9 724 084 65 30 7 94 820 607 316 818 904 49 154 95 194 376 955 565 603 3-02
3-03.Light ................... 1614 411 2018 954 680b94 851 467 84 00 9 106 532 764 6035 957 999 100 86 5 119 068B 748 943 941 887 3-0j
3-0*. Total locomotive-alles ...... ..................... 42 118 230 46 297 390 13 321 343 14 707 79 8 2 140 433 2 449 29 6 15 461 77 6 17 157 094 6 188 270 6 766 456 20 466 184 22 373 840-o
3-oS. Total. stea only ...... 10 040 08 2 16 358 89 2 2 677 405 4705 080 952 953 1 355 917 3 630 35 8 6 060 997 1 479 668 2 168 290 4 930 05 6 8129 60 -5
3-06. Total. dies*1-*1ectric only ..... 31 328 855 29147300 10130324 9 431141 1142 94 6 1032 807 11273270 10463948 4 708 602 4 598 166 15 346 983 14085 386 3-06
347. Total, electric only ................. 670 16 747 271 513 61 4 571 b77 44 534 60 57 2 558 14 8 632 14 112 020 115 122 3**07
3-08. Totalother .......... ..- 79 12 43 727 79 125 43 72 7 y-e
Train-evitchiatlocoeotive-ailea:
3-09. Steam locoeotives ... 985 934 1 484 871 318 995 492 296 124 06 4 142 13 6 445059 634 4321 131 140 175 6354 411 73 5 674 80 51 -09
3-10. Diesel-eletricloomaotive ............ .. 2 627 025 2267 665 10 78005 9332a75 69 006 62 650 1147 011 995926 468 095 458 673 1011919 613 067 3-10
3-11. Electric locoraotives ..44 720 49 419 36 055 40 937 2 90 6 3 213 39 561 44 150 5 15 9 5 26 9 31
3-12. Other loom~otives ..6 6 114 6 6 114 3-12
3-13. Total ..................... 3 657 745 3802049 1 433 65 5 1 4665~0 8 195 976 207999 16a2963 1 1 674 507 599 2355 6343507 1 428 879 1 493 255 3-13
j-16. Milaainitial andflinal termnal isincin 3-13 ...... 801101 845 684 227 316 227 7 9 17 190 14 4 3 244 506 242 227 143 285 154 381 413 310 449 076 31
Diaesl-electric unit allus:
3-15. Road... 76 938 04 2 22 936 8591 -1 26869081 -1 25625 76 7 10 88635841 40 425891 -31
3-16. Trainevirtching..................... 5 35 84 1 1405 825 104 25 6 5100O81 601 676 1 424 086 -
lc. l Car-ses huanst r orth ................. 869 122 943 361 288 415 23 2 61 44 315 52 98 3 32 730 376 219 120 56 132 661 415 827 4344811 4..0
i-42. Loaded, wet or eouth.. 689 02 789 233 187 45 218 341 41 611 53181 229 046 271 22 101 74 4 110 434 358 812 407 277 r-02
i-o3. Loaded, total ....................... 1558 724 1732 594 475 850 541 577 85 926 106164 561 776 647 741 2223509 243 09 5 774 639 841758 L-3
604. mpty,*aaster north ............... 376513 387 156 98972 95 236 31 83 8 35 707 1308B10 130943 58 886 55 689 186 817 200 524 b4-o
I-OJ. mpty. westor south.. 566 207 53447 192 877 188139 33278 38 373 226 155 226 512 74 020. 69 926 266 032 238 035 4-05
r-06. mpty, total. 942 720O 921 62 S 291 849 283575 65 116 74 080 356 96 5 357 45 132 90 6 125 615 452 84 9 438 559 4-06
r-07. Loaded and upty. ast or north ............ 1 245 35 1 330 517 387 387 418 472 76153 88 690 463 540 507 162 179 451 188350o 602 644 635 00 5 4..o
r-OB. Loaded an eepty.wast or south ......... .. 1255 809 1323 706 380 31 406480 74 889 91 554 455 201 498 034 175 76 4 180 360 624 84 4 6453512 IcOB
4-09. Loadedcd anpty. total... 2 501444 2 654 223 767 699 824 952 151042 180 244 918B741 1005 196 355 215 368 710 1 227488 12803 17 60
l-10. Caboose. alidirections.. 40070 43 302 124901 1 477 2050 2 11 14 451 15 788 6 217 6678 19 402 20 836 I-10
r-11. Passenter carrying cars, al l airctions ......... 1 00 7 1 15 311 912 91 6 1 813 5 14 7 9 1 15 3 7 81 8 5 3 4
4-12. Other paeaenger-train cars, all directioes ....... 4 101 4 152 848 6 6 3 1 2 7 8 79 6 9 6 60 6 2 56 2 2 6 47 4-12
5. Gross ton-ailu of ro locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-ol coal-burningsteam locoeotivu.............. 25851230 3 92 93 787 639 1471424 425 391 552 611 1 213 03 0 2 024 335 412 314 615 712 925886a 1 252 691 5-01
5-02.011~-burningsteam lsconotives.............. 753 942 1378 775 478 478 435 2 262 7535 07 1376 035 5-42
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ... .....-.. 9 378 796 8656 927 2795165 2 572 018 333 492 310 933 3 128057 2 882 451 1 314 43 5 1 248 546 4 L34706 4 525 430 5-03
5-04. E1*etrio locomsotives ...214 17 6 233 90 8 140 35 5 150 161 24 58 4 34 257 164 93 184 418 49 237 49 4 90 5~4
5-05. Other locomotive .. 21 7 9 51 12 0 3 3 1 79 b 12 3 3 50
5-o6. Total ..................... 12 919 941 14174 581 3723159 4 194 081 783 46 7 898101 4 506 626 5092 182 1727 184 1866 520 0 686131 7 215b679 50
6. Gross tOn-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-41. Total incoal-burningsteamlocosotive trained ........ 18 567 412 29052 903 559456 6 10 542 33 9 3 33130 5 5 249 011 8 925 87 1 15 791 350 3 6743161 5109684 5 967 22 5 8 151 86 9 &.o
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomottre trains ...... 4 655 111 8 521 397 30 81 -1 -1 30 8 2 190 11 10 9 4 652 921 8 509 98O 6-42
60). Total in diesel-lectria locomotivetrains ......, 86 153 7141 82 662 626 27 237932 26 565 42 3 982 813 3 744 103 31 220 745 30 307 645 12 120265 11 794 13 9 42 812 704 40 560 842 6-03
6-4. Total electric locoeotive trained .......... 1 9E5449 2101308 1462168 1 586515 172 79 6 231 919 1 634964 1818438 290 485 282 870 6..o
6-05. Total in other locomotive and m~otorcar trained ...... 259 38 5 143 90 --- 259 38 5 143 900 6-45
6-06.Total in allfeight trains .,,........... 111 561071 1822482 134 34 294666 38 692 708 7486 914 9 225 03 41 781580 47 917 741 15 796 771 16 914 932 53 982 720 57 649 461 460
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Incl. in Cr-04 279 50 8291 7 27 49 19 55 562 2 929 2 7 8 252 12 4 58 344 41 611 43 961 185 77 3 189 4 22 6-07
7. Not ten-miles, nreven and nonrevenue (thousands) ......, 49 763 48 1 56 975 34 81 15 552 180( 18 529 96 64 011 15 6 5 119 04 819 563 33 5 23 649 014 7 229 38 8 7 985 44*7 22 970 75 7 25 340 887 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning eteam locomotive~-propelled trates ..... 43119 2 685 963 157 999 283 55 3 54 960 77 28 81 212 95 5 360 641 84 694 126 614 133 53 9 198 50 8 8-ol
8-02. Gil-buring stesam locomoltivepropelled trained ........ 109 5 6 2 216 30 3 -3 -1 -1 3 8 0 8 00 109 4 82 215 4 70 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locmotive-propelled traina .......... 1 549 438 1 458 524 527 40G 498 527 54 17 3 49 187 581573 547 714 255 01 8 254 351 712 84 7 656 4 S9 8-03
8..o. Electric lecomethe-propelled train ........... 30 18 5 35 0 7 0 23 4 3 27 4 1 6 2 38 3 3 1 8 3 25 81l 5 0 599 -4 37 0 4 4 71 8-o*
tMS. Other locoootive-propellsd trains .................... 2 4 66 152 3 2......-84 6 6 1 3 25 805
8-06. Notoroar-propelled trained ... 1 88 9 1 8 6 4 - 61 88 9 1 8 64 8.46
&-07. Total train-houre .......,........ 2 124 732 2 399 049 706 831 809 52 9 111 516 129 6 58 80 347 939 187 339 792 381 7 6 5 964 593 1 078 09 7 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averatesper sile of road per day:
9-0. Train-mile, ordinary .................. 5.8 6.3 7.6 8.1 8.1 9.1 7.6 8.3 6,5.4 5-8' 5.1g 5. B
W2. Lot ton-riles ........................ 7.397 8,*52 9,879 11.722 16,562 21,136 10,770 12,973 ,9 ,4 ,0066894
10. Avrsrate per trai3-astle (ezlcudig ~light trained :
10-01. Loconotive-mles (principal and helper) ....., 1.03 1.04 .0 1.o6 1.o3 1.05 .0 1.06 1.01 1.01 1.02 1.03 10-01
10-02. loaded freight car-miles .................. 3991.0 h0.0 42.1 e3.6 4~7.9 40.5 h3.0 37-1 37.4 u0.3 r40.7 1o-o2
10-03. Empty traight crM iles..... 2 21.8 24.6 22.0 33.033. 25.8 23.7 592211.2.6121-0
10-C4. Total freight car-milaa (exolnding caboose) ...... 6h.0 62.8 64.6 64.1 76681 6. 66. 7 925. 63.9 61.9 to-or
10-0). Gross ton-siles (sexl. loconotives and Senders) ..... 2,855 2,898 2,885 3,oo8 3 .796 4,169 3.015 3,178 21634 2,60f4 2,810 2,786 10-4
10-06. Net ton-siles.. 1,274 1,348 1,g08 1.440 203 2,319 1,b12 1.569 1,205 1,229 1,196 1,225 lo-od
11. Grees tonn-mles of loomo~tives and tenders per ~oNlocmetie-il 30 3061 2:79 285I 366 36 291 297 279 26327 3a23 11
12. hat ton-.iles per loaded car-mile ...... 31-9 32*S 2.7 34.2 4.7 48.2 348 36.5 32.5 3282. 0112
13. 0l C scot eota ora to east or north ........ 69*8 70.9 74.5 77-2 58-2 59.7 71.8 7'r.2 67.2 70.4 69.0 68.4 13-o
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, rest or acuth ..... 5. 96 935.75. 8. 035455. 61.2 57.4 63.1 13-or
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ....... 623 6 59.3 6206565.9 58.9 61.1 64.4 62.6 65.9 63.1 65.7 13-o?
13--0. Percent east or north of total car-ailas .. 55.8.. 54.1( 60.6 59-7 51.6 49.9 59.2 58.1 54.2 5'(.6 53.7 51.6 13-ok
16~. Avraes~~ per train-hour:
14-01 Triasils ..18.6 17.8 17.1 16.2 17.8 17.9 17.2 16.3 17.8 17.2 20.1 19.4 14-01
14-432. Grossl ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 52,506 51,054 48.382 h7,797 67.138 71,149 50,932 51,020 h6,490 1*4,307 55,96h 53.473 16-02
15. Percent train-switchfug hours at way stations of
actal train-hours* ....................... 22.1 20.5 28.1( 25.5 26.7 2(. 9 28.1 25.1( 22.4 21.0 14.5 16.1 15


*Excludes switching time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminals.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT BCONOhGCg AND STATITICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1959 AND 1952


Statement N. M.-211 (os-A)
NOVEMBER 1953


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMI 8SION
BUREAU OF TRANSORT~ ECONOMICS AND STAliSDC


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
r08 THE MONPTH OF DECEMBER 1953 AND 1952


ITEM


1952


1953


1952


nUU 7L
1. Man~eofroad operated at 310 oseofonth .....................
2. Train-iles (locomotive-proPelled and motorear trains)
2-01.S9teamloconotive-propelled trains ..... .......
2-02. Disel-electric locomotivepropelled traius ... ...
2-43. Electric locomotive-propelled trained ...........
2-04. Other loconotive-rpropelle trains ....................
2-o5. Total locoaotirvepropelled trains ... ........
2-06. *otorcar-propenal tratus..
2-07. Total trai -ils ......................
2-08. Ordinary . ... . .. .. .
2-09. Li~th .. .. .. . . . ..
3. Road locomontive-les:
3-01.Principal.
f-02. Selper (ecludes *Band traillag*A units) .........
3-03, IIght .......... .. . . . . .
3-4. Total locomotive-all ................
3-05. Total.asstamonly..
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ..........................
347. Total, electric only ......................
M-8. Total. other .....................
Train-switchiat oconotive-allles
3-9. steamloconotives..
)-10. DIesel-electrie locoaotives ... ......... .
3-11. Electric loecoties......... .. .......
3-12. Other locoaotivoes .................
F3-1. Total .. . .. . . . .. .
F*14.MIsllstattal and fInalteratealateDC1 n3 -1)......
Diesel-olectre sunit alles:
3-15, Ross...
3-16. Trainevritching...
4. car-mles (thousands):
4-01. 10aded. *ast or north.
4-02. Imaded, rest or south................
0). Loaded, total...
64~4. Epty. east or north...
rc0, Empty, rest or south .................
4-6. Empty, total .. .. ..... .. .....
4-7. Loaded nd empty. east ornorth ... .........
4-08.1.oaded andea~Pty est or south ... .........
4-09. Loaded and empty. total....
A-10. Caboose. all directions..
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions .... .....
12l. Other passenger-train cars, all directions ,, ....
5. Gross ton-ales of road locomotives sad tenders (thous):
5-ol. coal-burningstw locoaotines ... ..........
5-02. 011-buraoi steam locorotive ........................
f-o). Diesel-electric locomotiva... .
5-04. Olectrie ocomotives..
5-05. Other lDoontivs....................
5-06. Total .. .. .. . .. .. . ..
6. Grons ton-ales of cars, conteste, and cabosoms (thoue):
6-01. Toalin coal-burning stema locolotive trana ........
6-02. Total in oi~bul-rarin steam locomotive traine .........
603. Total in dies*1-electric ocomotiva train ... ...
6-ob. Total Inelectric locomrtive traine .. ........
6-05, Toeal In other locomotive and mpotorcar trains ........
6-06. Total In all freight trained ..........................
6-07. Total ofpass. -train care and eontentailnch. in@ ai
7. Not ten-miles. roveausand nonI~reven(thousands) ............
8. Trata-hours (Ibel, train-swtching hours at ay stations):
8-01. Coal-burningy steamp loconotive-propelled trates .. ..
8-02. 011-burning steam locollotive-oropelle trained .......
&*03. Di~sel-electric loccmotive-propelled traina ...........
8-04. Electric locomethe-propelled Statae ..... ......
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains .... ........
8-06, M~otoroar-propelled trained .. .......
8-07. Ttal tralba--ors..

AVERAGES

9. Averageeper mIle of road per day:
9-ol. Train-scles, ordinary ..
9-c2. hot toon-iles ..
10. Ave~rages per train-orile (excluding light traine):
10-01. locorotive-a~lle (principal and helper) .. ....
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ... ...........i
10**0), Empty freight car-niles ..
10-04. Total freight car-.alle (excluding caboose) .. ...
105-05 Grose to*-ml~es (excl. locoaotIves and tenders) ... .
10-06. Net ton-siles ..
11. Groes ton-riles of locomotive and tenders per locometive--rile
12, let ton-siles per loaded cuarmle ...............
13. Car-mile ratios: leaded freight cars
041. Percent of total car-eies. ***5 or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-atles. rest or aculth ..........*
13-0). Ihrlent of total car-stles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percoot east or north of total car-alles .........***
1L. Averages per train-bour:
IM1~. Trai-n-sles .
14-02. Orose. ton-c.lles (excl. locosotivoesnd tenders) .....

15. Percent train-swirtchin hours at way stations of
ttotl train-bours* .......... ....


224144

7 652 402
30 112870
525 997
85 7 52
38 377 021
31 67 7
Z8 408 098
38 007 963
4 00 7 3 5

38 388 075
932 275
1 $10 25 9
40 8 30 0 9
8 657 540
31 470 62:1
614 622
87 826

885529
2641072
45 239
90
3 571 930
780 782

77 273 791
3 572 211

808157
6 31 26 6
14 39423
385301
549 92 5
935 226
1193458
1181191
2 374 049
38 872
1O4 1
4 2 2

2 245 320
549 63O
9 460 938
196 749
24 18 1
12 476 818

15 690 74 5
3 014 639
83 514 264
1694 587
293 28 5
104 207 520
280 033
45166116

384 331
87 4 3 4
1 547 54 8
27 17 3
2 7 3
1 85 3
20 51069


224 526

13 245 168
28 307 811
592 150
46 64 O
42191769
30 2 5 4
42 222 023
41 749 646
4 72 37 7

42 229 50
1 347 28 9
1 882 7 9 5
45 459 934
15 071 301
29 656 20 6
683 515
48 912

1406 707
2 330 222
50 143
114
3 787 18 6
826103



866133
710 32 6
1576 45 9
414118
557 524
971 642
1280o251
1 267 650
2 548 01
42 744
1 2 2O
S2 3 9

3 631 335
1 183 312
8 722 550
212 091
13 4 5 6
13 762 744

25 222 807
6 961 634
79 782172
1827 007
158 127
113 951 747
302 804
50 752 66 5

636 257
184 2 5 7
1 471 424
32 26 5
1 43 8
1 8 8
2 327 526


52 410

2 054 584
9 230 031
410 37 6

11694 991

11 694 991
11 499 783
195 20 8

11698 439
497 352
6 38 43 5
12 834 22 6
2 406 361
9 960 021
467 844


282 718
1100 881
38 604

1 422 20 3
226146

22535 168
1429 836

262 148
171 96 4
434112
102 472
192 68 8
295160
364620
364 652
729 272
12 048
98 0

687 060

2 703 705
129146

3 519 911

4 654 067

25 946 088
12755966

31 875 721
4753 7
13 853 0 9

141 35 8

519 70 6
20 91 9

681 983


52 646

3 838 955
86 71692
468 078

12 978 72 5

12 978 725
12 774 783
203 94 2
13 002 052
667 064
7 90 14 0
14 459 256
4 557120
9 379 554
522 582


487536
957 063
42 313

1 486 912
224 646



293 696
195 86 9
489 56 5
104 740
202 58 8
307 328
398 436
398 457
796 893
13 361
12 8


14132 31

2 519 391
136 605

4 070 234

9 247 466
237
24 992107
1352 589

35 592 399
51 596
16 035 407

269 296
2 9
494 711
25 08 9

789125


8062

809 885
1133324
43 301

1986 510

1 986 S10
1 966 451
20 05 9

1987 740
66 230
84 21 1
2 138181
926 05 5
1 166 94 9
45 177


117 952
74 33 3
2 636

194 921
15 673

2 722 471
114 470

42961
37 78 3
80 744
29 459
33 81 8
63277
72 420
71601
144 021
2063
1 9
8 7

416156

338 404
24 927

779 48 9

3112 807

3 803 44 8
175 040

7 091 295
5488
37 53122

53 26 2

55 37 5


111025


8073

1120 952
1007 505
49 647

2:178104

2 178 104
2 153 34 9
24 7 5 5

2 187486
88249
101 5 5 5
2 377 290
1284 943
1 039 7 30
52 617

140 806
63560
2 939

207 30 5
14 835



50 585
43 59 5
94180
35 881
38 357
74 238
86466
81952
168418
2254
1 8
9 O

525706

316 497
29 368

871 571

4663664

3 454 014
198 871

8 316 57 9
57822
4 450319

73 354

48 57 8


124 725


60 472

2 864 469
10 363 355
453 677

13 681501

13 681 501
13 466 234
215 2 6

136d86 179
563582
722 64 6
14 972 40 7
3 332 416
11 126 970
513021

40067 0
1175 214
41240

1 617 12 4
241 819

25 057 639
1544 306

305109
209 74 7
514 856
131 931
226 50 6
358 437
437 040
436 253
873293
14111
11 7


1 103 218

3042109
154073

4 299 400

7 766 874

29 749 536
1 450 606

38 967 01 6
53025
17 586 220

194 620

575 08 1
23 30 7


793008


60 719

4 959 907
96 79197
517 7 25

15156 829

15 156 82 9
14 928 132


151895 38
755 313
8 91 6 9 b
16 836 54 6
5 842 063
10 419 284
575 199

628 342
1020 623
45 252

1 694 217
239 481



344 281
239 4 64
583 745
140621
240 94 5
381566
484 02
480 409
965 311
15 615
14 6


1938 93 7
1 007
2 835 888
165 973

4 941 80 5

13 911 130
237
28 446 151
1551460

43 908 978
57 318
20 485 726

342 650
2 9
543 28 9
27 88 2


913 850



7.9
10,883

1.0$
39.1
25.6
6L.7
2,9L1
1,3?2
294
35.1

71.0
69.8
n0.5
59.0
16.6
L880*8


26.5


371r2 8|
14 32 79
4783128

6 215 926

6 215 926
6 167 611
48 31 S.

62815 251
52637
100 71 5
6 368 60 3
1524 313
4 844 290


133 926
470 26 8


604 194
149 099

11191581
603 74 2

119 278
94 90 O
214178
65 686
84 40 9
150095
184 964
179 309
364 273
6422
8 9
8 9 5

421052
4 74 5
1352 797


17 78 594

3 567 55 5
23 77 1
12 074 00 2


15 665 328
53 755
6 858 073

85 784
1 20 5
260 14 3


347132


37149

2 069 733
4 773 289


6843022

6 843 022
6 781146
61 87 6

6842 505
89 236
123 6 26
7 055 367
2 219 738
4 835 629


175 743
482 865

658 60s
167 686



129 180
97 58 8
2267168
73 576
83 199
156775
202 756
180 787
383 543
7017
17 O
7 6 O

614 585
8 4 42
1301325


1 924 352

4 861133
45 7 32
11948 623

16 855 48 8
50 681
7 594 678

124 347

26S 924


392 729


126 544

3 355 135
14 966 387
72 320
85 752
18 479 594
316 7 7
18 511 271
18 374 118
137 15 3

18 48604 5
316 056
6 86 89 8
19 489 599
3 600 811
15 499 361
101 601
87 826

350 932
995 590
3 999
90
1 350 61 2
389 864

41024571
1 424163

383 770
326 61 9
710389
187 684
239 010
426 694
571 454
565 629
1 137 083
18 33
8 3
2 33 0

721050
544 88 5
5 066 0 32
42 676
24 1 81
6 398 824

4 356 316
2 990 86 8
41690726
243 981
29 2 8 5
49 5715 176
173253
20 721 823

103 927
86 2 2 9
712 324
3 86 6
2 7 3
1 85 3
910 929


126658

6 215 528
13 855 325
74 425
46 6 4
20 191918
ZO 2 54
20 222 172
20 040 368
181 80 4

20 197 807
502 740
867 47 4
21 568 021
7009 500
14 401 293
108 316
48 912

602 622
826 734
4 891
114
1 434 36 1
418 936



392 672
373 274
765 946
199 521
233 38 0
433 301
592 593
606 654
1199 247
20112
90 4
2 5 6

1077 813
1 173 86 3
4 585 337
46118
13 4 56
6 896 587

64 50544
6 915 66 5
39 387 398
275547
158 127
53187 281
194 805
22 672 261

169 260
181 7 7
662 211
438 3
1 43 8
1 88 5
1020 947


6.0
7,292


37.7
61.0
2,729
1,216
303
32.2

67.7
56.0
61.9
5'r.9
18.1
68,958

21.2


7.1
8,516
1.06
37.7
25.7
63.4
2,772
1,20)
276
31.9

71.9
1)7.2
59.5
nc.#
17.1
6r6,740

29.2


7.8
9,825

1.05
38.3
62.1
2,786
1,255
281
32.8

73.7
L9.2
61.4
60.0
16.6
hS,101

26.7


7.9
15,017


32.2
73.2
3,606
1,909
36)
L6.5

59.3
52.8
56.1
53.2
17.9
63,871

26.0


8.6
17,783

1.05
63.7
3".5
78.2
3,862
2,067
367
"7.3

58.5
53.2
55.9
$3.7
17.5
66,679


25.7


5.5
6,500
1.02
)7*9
21;.6
62*5
2.7h2
1,188
306
31.6

67.7
5.4
60.6
56.1
18.7
50,806

22.7


7.2
9,381
1.04
38.3
26.6
68.9
2,891
1.306
287
34.2

69.8
48.1
59.0
59.3
17.3
69,138

28.9


5.959
1.31
3L.7

59.1
2,5k0

279
32.0

66.5
52.9
58.8
55.7
17.9
rr5,128

21.9


6,595
1.01


2,r86
1,120
273
33.5

63.7
5k.0
59.1
57.0
17.6
h2,919

20.8


a.7
5,282
1.02
38.7
23.2
61.9
2,698
1,128
328
29.2

67.2
57.7
62.5
5L.0
20.3
Sh.k23

17.6


5.1
5,771,
1.02
38.2
21.4


1,131
320
29.6

66.3
61.5
63.9
51,3
19.8
52,096

16.6


Statemecnt No. M.-211 (OS-A
DECEMBER 19












STERNDITI

S1952


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCWolu*
POCAHONTAS REGION


WEI


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT I POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION














FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED VITH DECEMBER 195) AND 1952

EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT~ POCAHONTAS REGION INCu IDING1 SOUTHEF N REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
IT~EM POCAHONTAS REGION IE
1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952
AGGREGATES
1. MIles of road operated at close of onoth)..................... 224 3131 224 7 66t 52 4811 52 72 2 8 073! 8 07 31 60 5541 60 7 95 31 7 140 37 35 8 126It 6191 126 615
2. T~rai-mles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-prope~lle trains ........... 125 700 843 179 301 9533 35 195 2321 51 309 852( 11 ,43 8791 15 886 20 31 46 339 1111 67 196 0581 18 962 103 26 155 9359 60 399 629j 85 949 943 2o
2-02. Diesel-electralo seactivepropelled trained ....... 358 429 836 315 515 8101 111 598 0041 95 536 7911 13 542 2311 10 040 14 7 125 140 255 105 576 938 57 897 964 55 036 712 175 391 637 154 902 160 2-42
2-03. Electrie loconotive-propelled trained .......... 7 5333093 7 590 642I 5 847 607) 5 902 990 525 653 618 767 6 373 2601 6 521 75 7 -1 959 8331 1 068 885i 2--03
2-0. Other locoaotivepropelled trained ........... 815 7 3 408 97 3 ---- 1 730 408 97 3 2-04
2-05. Total locomotir propelled trine ............ 492 279 5021 502 817 35 8 152 640 8431 152 749 633 25 211 763 26 545 1171 177 852 6061 179 294 750 76 860 067 81 192 647 237 566 829 242 329 961 2-05
2-06. Notoroar-propelled traine ................ 371 4 27 3 73 62 21 -1 2 71 4-- 2 71 4 371 4 27 3 70 9 O 8 2-06
2-07. Total train-ailes ..........-. 492 650 9 2 9 5 03 190 98 0 152 640 84 3 152 752 347 25 211 763 26 545 11 7 177 852 6061 179 2 97 4 64( 76 860 067 81 192 647 237 938 2561 242 700 869 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ..................... 487 260 2?131 497 2 67 5 9 9 150 015 4 94 150 214 7 801 24 975 302( 26 206 52 0 174 990 7 961 176 4213500) 76 2 93 801 60 547 351 235 975 6161 240 2 98 94 8 2-08
2-09. Light ....................... 5390 7161 5 92 3 3811 2 625 3491 2 537 567 236 461 338 59O71 2 861 8101 2 876 16 4 566 2661 645 2 9 1 962 640 2 4 01 921 2-09
j. Road loocoastive-anu:
3-1. Priacipal ...................... 492 414 5 051 503 236 19 8 152 6 85 14 3 153 009 60 8 25 220 7 581 26 658 19 2 177 905 9 011 179 667 80 0 76 853 14 6 81 187 4 861 237 655 4581 242 380 91 2 3
3-02. Helper (ezeludea B* and trailing *A units) ...... 14 051 74 0 17 119 5171 7 096 8361 8 438 6811 865 5251 1 21034 91 7 962 361 9 649 0301 803 828 1 032 9901 5 285 5511 6 437 497 3-02
3-03. tlght ............... 21 184 0671 23 8 77 50 7 8 898 1221 10 076 194 1 087 871 1 314 9001 9 985 9 931 11 3910 94 1 301 649 1 457 661 9 896 425 11 028 752 M-0
3-0. mtal locomotive-ailes ....,.......................... 527 650 3121 544 233 22 21 168 680 1011 171 524 483 27 174 154 29 183 441 195 854 255 200 707 924 78 958 623 83 678 137 252 837 4 3 259 847 161 3-0
3-05. Total, steam only ............................ 142 863 6051 203 765 3121 41 272 8461 60 852 327 12 769 568 18 124 8251 54 042 414 78 977 152 20 280 737 28 01 382 68 540 454 96 772 778 3-05
3-6. Total, dieeul-eleottie only ...... 375 352 1101 3 31 045 79 3 120 779 8861 103 903 4 9 13 852 334 10 596 035 134 632 220 114 299 546 58 677 886 55 662 755 182 042 004 161 083 4 92 3-06
)<)?. Potal. electric only ................. 8 589 454l 9 000 4 7 51 6 627 3691 6 768 6 63J 552 2521 662 5635 7 179 621 7 4 31 22 6-- 1 409 833 1 569 24 9 3-o?
3-08. Total, other ........................................ 6 45 1431 421642 845143 421 642 3-08
Taprai-eithinl~ocomotive-alles:
M-9. Steamlocoiotives.... 13 813589s 198r7 57 7 4 701 054( 6 733 8591 1 579 9881 1 872 0891 6 281042 8 605 94 8 1 75435571 2721 979 5 778190 8 519 650 3-o9
3-10. Diesel-electria locoaouirn ............... 31 218 4701 25 631 7541 12 919 5521 10 498 017 876 751 670 333 13 796 303 11168 350 5 791 7441 5 180 154 11 630 623 9 283 250 j-lo
3-11. Ie*etrie locomotive .. 600 5361 6 37 50 2 496 9141 522 42 31 35 198( 37 3611 532 112 559 784 68 424 77 71 8 3
>-12. Other locomotives .................................... 8641 1 27 8 864 1 27 8 3
3-13. Total.. 45 633 6591 46 118 111 18 117 5201 17 754 299( 2 491 937 2 579 7831 20 609 457 20 334 082 7 546 101 7 902 133 17 478 101 17 881 896 31
3-14. Nile initial and final terminale Inel. In 3-13 ...... 9 997 5981 10 218 021l 2 807 428l 2 814 503 188 370 185 76 31 2 995 7 98 3 000 266 1 825 537 1 897 2 5 5 176 463 5 320 503 31
Diseeelolectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ..............920 612 0331 -1 274 156 4121 t 32 468 3141 -1 306 624 726) 133 329 7801 -1 480 657 5271 3-15
3-16. Train switchig ..................... 41 943 9951 1 16 837 4611 -1 1 296 6533 -I 18 134 094 1 7 343 985 -16 465 916 31
rr. Car-ailes (thousands):
I-01. Ioaded,*east r north .................. 10 893 1961 10 957 0131 3638 818( 3 616 48a1 5592341 641 12 6 4 1980O52 4 257 60 7 1 582 7791 1 61131 21 5 1123565 5 087 894 4-.01
lc2. loaded,rest or south ................. 8 863 436 8848 4511 2 477 995( 23443 282 577 487 574083 3055 482 3 017 36' 1 260 869 1269 34 4 547085 4 561744 4--02
I-0). Imaded. total .. .19 756 6321 19 605 46 4 6 116 8131 6 059 76 31 136 721 1 215 2091 7 253 534 7 274 97 22 843 648 2 880 854 9 659 450 9 649 638 i-43
l-04. Empt.east or north........... 4 494 03 0 4319 O8.71 1145 9291 105307 7 41 950 411 065 1560 879 1 46414 2 664 597 648 946 2268 554 2 205 999 I-06
14-05. Empty, rest or south ... 6 561 1361 6 488S 4 961 2 300 4081 2 240 160 399 269 4 76 3 7 9 2 699 677 2 716 539 917 239 916 04 2 944 220 2 855 914 6-05
r-06. Empty.total. 11 055 166 10 80758e31 3 446 3371 3 293 237 814 219 887444 4 260 556 4 180 681 1 581 836 1564989 5 212 774 5 061 913 6-o6
*-07. loaded and eepty, east or north ............. 15 387 2261 15 2 76 1001 4 7 84 7 4 7 4 669 5 5 81 974 184l 1 0B2 191 5 758 931 5 721 74 9 2 247 3761 2 260 458 7 380 919 7 293 893 i-o?
r-08. Loaded apemspty, vestorstouth ............ 15 424 572 15336 94 7 4 778 4031 4 683 442 976 756 1 050462 5 755 159 5 7339g04 2 178 108 2185585 7 4913505 7 417 658 4--08
0c9. Loaded and espty. total .................. 30 811 7981 30 61304r71 9 5631501 9 353000 1 950 940 2102 653 11 514 090 11455 653 4 425 484 4445843 14 872 224 14 711 551 I-09
I-10. Caboose, all directions .. 498 476 5 08 09O81 156 34 5 156 971 26 065 27 315 162 410 184 2 86 78 710 82 771 237 356 241 041 4-10
4-11. Pasungr carryla cars, all direotions ........ 1 4 3 1 8 16 61 0 1 6 5 5 1 8 8 4 2 2 3 O 1 8 93 2 11 4 1 3 9 6 2 0 0 11 0 29 12 4 961 4-1
r-12. Other paeneaer-train cars, all directions ....... 56 7631 54 2101 11 6951 10 829 459 491 12 154 11 32@ 9029 7 589 35 580 35 301 r12
5. Grose ton-anes of road locoDotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives ............. 35 259 2021 47 782 0521 12 520 5461 18 176 3151 S 432 7991 7 256 6511 17 953 345 25 432 966 5 594 4111 7 356 271 11 711 446 14 992 815 5-ol
5-2. 011-buring steem loconotives ........................ 11 329 4121 16 057 3 4 91 24 7 10 50 51 1 247 10 502 54 2841 140 409 11 274 881 15 906 435 5-02
5-0). Dieeul-electric locomotives ..... .................... 111 884 0031 98 074 9031 53123 1601 28 386394 4 035 691 3 099 133[ 37 158 851 31 485 52 7 16 160 9521 14 758 234 58 564 220 51 831142 5-03
5-04.~ Electrie locomotivee .................................1 2 690 8821 2 814 6131 1 778 529( 1 775 911 306 492 368 49 7 2 085 021 2 144 408 605 861 670 205 5-0
5-05. Other lo-omotives .................................... 230 3731 115 57 6 I -I -1 230 373 115 576 5e
5-06 Potal ............................................. 161 393 8721 164 644 493( 47 422 4821 48 349 125 9 774 982 10 724 281 57 197 464 59 073 406 21 809 627 22 254 914 82 386 781 83 516 173 5-46
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and caboonee (thous):
6-41. Total in coal-burning steam locoootive trains ........ 259 933 6041 3 57 782 34 81 86 912 9411 130 229 2 381 46 500 8 961 68 0 76 83 4 133 413 8 71 198 306 0 7 2 49 OO3 9 57( 61 167 5 391 77 515 810l 98 308 7 37 641
6-02. Total in oil-burnin steam locomotive train ......... 67 959 616( 99 691 280 -1 74 5 -1 74 5 302 1051 846 52 2 67 657 S11 98 844 013 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ........... 10O44 854 17 9 919 147 10 6 331 180 5441 2 81 735 783 49 079 432 35 253 507 380 259 976 316 989 290 149 048 867138 743 776 515 545 336 463 414 040 643
6-06. Total in electric locoaotive train. .................. 24 3r26 3271 24 859 0011 18 5611291 18 473 9411 2 163 703( 2 5390221 20 724 832 21012 963 601 495 3 846 0 38 6-ob
6o5. Total in other locom~otive and motorear trained ........ 2 801 9701 1 476 32 3 -1 196 81-I- 1981 -1 2 801 9701 14 76 12 3 bog
6-06. Total in all freiths trains .................. ........ 1 399 875 69611 402 956 0 8L 436 654 6141 430 439 905 97 744 0511105 869 363 534 396 6451 536 309 26 8 198 354 925200 757 837 667 122 122 665 888 953 6-06
6-07. Potal of pass. train care and contents incl. in 4-44 3 867 9 6 3 933 32 3 706 1~33 673 37 31 39 2951 42 4355 745 428 715 80 8 574 141 543 4 98 2 548 400 2 674 017 6-07
7. Not ten-atles, revenue and nonrevenue (thouaands) ........... 634 164 50 644 600 340 201 374 901 201 807 810 52 827 860 57 879 559 254 202 7 61 259 687 369 91 422 401 93 472 434 288 539 338 291 440 537 7
8. Traiaholur (Incl. trata-switching hours at wayJ stations):
8-01. Coal-barning steam locomotivepropelled trsain ..... 4 128 9431 8 749 4161 2 498 1211 3 636 1341 735 6881 1 0211951 3 233 8091 4 65j7 329 1 147 084 1 640 5953 1 748 0501 2 451 5341 8-01
8-02. Gil-burlnin steam loconot~ive-rpropele trains ....... 1 6 85 415 2 6 66 3 5 3 -1 8 2 -8 2 13 9 62 7 4 6 8 1 6 71 45 3 2 628 80 3 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotivepropelled traina .......... 18 795 7231 16 687 0011 6 387 620( 5 525 312 668 752 SO6 2071 7 056 372 6 031 519 3 207 088 3 048 506 8 532 263 7 606 976 )3*43
8-04. Electric locorective-propelled trains .......... 389 6241 425 186t 305 2061 323 911 29 325 35 676 334 531 359 587 -55 093 65 599 8-0h
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled train ................... 27 2361 13 434 27 236 13 434 8-os
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ................ 23 8371 24 64 6 52 520 23 837 24 126 &46
8-07. Total train-hours ................... 27 050 776 28566 0361 9190 947] 9485959 1 433 765 1563 07 10624712 11 049 03 7 4 368 13 4726527 12 057 932 12 790 472 8-07
AVERAGES

W Panatle 1 rodiln y .................6*0 6.0 7.8 7.8 8.5 8.9 7-9 7.9 5.6 5.9 5.1 5.2 9-o
9-02. bret ton-siles ...................... 7,746 7,836 10,513 10,458 17,928 19,589 11,'j01 11.671 6,7rr4 6,836 6,2k3 6,289 9-4
10.Av ca looolr *(e cludni alih atd hle):.. .. 1.03 1.31.05 1.o6 1.04 1.05 1.05 1.0)6 1.01 1.01 1.02Z 1.03 10-01
10-02. l.ade fr~ight ca mles ............ LO 39.8 60).8 ho.il )I5. 46.1 41.5 61.12 37.3 35.8 60.9 40.2 10-0
10-43. Ep~ty freigt car-mIlmI ........ r 22.7 21.8 22.9 21.9 12.6 33.8 24.3 623.7 20.7 19.61 22.1 21.0 10-3
10-06. Total freight car-miles (excludingr cabooee) ...... 63.2 61.6 63.7 62.3 78.1 80.2 65.8 64958o4.63012 100
10-05. Grose ton-miles (excl. lDIoomour and tendere) ..... 2.873 2,821 2,911 2,866 ),9114 h,010 3,0961 3,010 2,600 ~ 2,492 2,827 62 774 0*4
10-06. Net ton-siles ....................................... 1,301 1,296 1,342 1,36) 2,115 2,209 1,l ,lr72 1,198 1,160 1,223 1,213 10-06
11. Groee ton-aniles of locomotive and tendlers per locoactive-rle j06 303 281 282 360 367 292 29L 276 266 326 321 11
12. Bet ton-alls per loaded car-sile ............................ 32.1 32.5 32.9 33.3 L6.5 67.6 39.0 35.7 32.1 32.6 29.9 30. 2 12
13~. C~ cn i tofa c so eas ct or north ....... 70.8 71.7 76.1 77.6 57.4 60.9 72.9 76.lr 70.L 71.3 69.3 69.8 13-01
13-02. Pere~nt of total car-mles, est1 or Icuth ....... 57.5 57.7 51.9 52.2 59.1 54.7: 53. 56 57.9 58.1 60.7 61513-2
13-03. hreent of total car-.iles, all dtrections ...... 6L.1 6a.7 64.0 6L.8 58.3 57.8 6.6.5 663 6h.8 64.9 6(. 6 13-o?
13--Ob. Percent east or north or total car-.ile. ...... 55.1 55.3 59.5 59-7 k9*2 52.8 57.9 58.5 55.7 55.9 72.9 $2.7 13-04
16. Ar nas.. 18.2 17.6 16.6 16.1 17.6 17.0 16.7 16.2 17.6 17.2 519.7 19.06 101a
14-L2. Ur<.** ton-rtile (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 51,750 k9,113 k7, 509 115, 377 68,173 67.731 50,298 h8,539 h5,k 10 L2,a ?5 536$,6 g

15. Preo e rat n-swis has hours wt ay e Moine of ......2.02. 782. 26.8 25.< 27.6 26.1 21.8 21.2 17.0 16.* 15


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