Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1954

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Title:
Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1954
Series Title:
Statement ;
Physical Description:
v. : ; 28 x 42 cm.
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:
1954
Frequency:
monthly
regular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Locomotives -- Performance -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
serial   ( sobekcm )
statistics   ( marcgt )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

Notes

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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1. Piloor road operated at close ofoonth .....................
2. Train-mles (loeomotive-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-0~1. team looomotive-propelled train .... ........
2-02.Dilesel-electrico omontive-propelled trained .. ....
2-03 rlectrie locomotive-rproplell trained .. .......
2-04. Other locomo~tiv-arpropell trained .
2-05. Total locomotive--rproplledtrains .. .........
2-06. Yotor-ar-prop~lled trained .. ..
2-07. Total traion-mles..
2-08. ordinary ......
2-09. Light .. ...
). Road loconotive-alles:
)301. Princip~al .. .
3-02. Helper (excludes"Band trailinC "Aunite) .. ...
3-03. Lght .. .....
3-04. Tetal loconotive-miles ...............
3-05. Total. ateaMonly..
)-06. Total. dirsol-electrie only ... ...
3-07. Total. rlectrie only .. .
)-08. Total, other.
Train-switchint locomotive-alles:
3-09. Stea locomo tie .. ..... ...... .....
3-10. Diese~l-electrie locatotives ....................
3-11. Electric locorsotives ...... .. .......
3-12. Other locomot ivs .. ..... .......... ...

)-14. MIleeInitial and finalersrainala ini. In)-1) ......
Dieasl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. acad...
3-16. Train sritching[... .................
4. Cu'- lleso(thousan s)rnrh.

4-02. Loaded. vest or eouth..
4-0). Laded. total...
6--04,Em~pty, oast or north .. ...............
I-OS. Espty. rest or south..
L-06. Lhpty, total .. ......
4-07, Loaded andeept~. easter north .. ......
4-08. Loaded and s~pty. est or south..................
4-C9. Laded andeespty. total................
4-10. Canoose. all directions .. ..............
6-11. Passenger carryIng care, all directions .. ......
e-12. Other passenger-traln care, all directions .. ....
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning:steam locomotlrea.. ....... ..
5-07.011l-buarlog teaM locolotives .. .........
5-03, Diesel-electric locormatves .. .
506. Electric locomotLives.. ........
5-45. Other loconotie ....................
5-o6. total ........... .. . .. .. .. ..
6. Gross ton-alles of care, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. TotalIn coal-burninL etearlocomotive trains ........
6-02. Total In oil-hurnin eteam locomotive trains .. ...
6-3). total in diesel-electric loco-notiva trains ...........
6--06.Total inelectrie locomotive trains...............
6-05. Total in other locomotves and motorcar trains ........
6-06. TotalIn allfIrdight trains .. ...
5-07. Total ofpase. -train care and content Inch.in -44
7. Net icn-r!les. revenue and nonrever.ue (thousands)
8. Train-hours (Incl, train-awitchinr: hours at way satioons)
8-01. Coal-burtningsteca locorative-propelled tratr.e.......
8-C". C11-burnind steam~ locorcotive-pronelled trained ........
8-c). Plesel-electll ic o~cotive-crropelled train ..........
8-04. Electric lococtive-prpr oalelle trains .............
8-05. Other locooative-propelled trained .. .........
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AVERAGES

9. Averagesper rile of road per day:
9-C1. Train-niles, ordinary..
9-C2. Not ton-niles .................................
10. Averages per train-rile (exclluding( li(:ht trains):
10-01. loocorothre-r~les (principal and helper) .............
Lc-c2. Loaded freight car-milea ..............
10-03. Empty freight car-niles ...............
10-0'r. Total freight car-niles (excluding caboose) .........
10--05. Greas ton-niles (sxch. looomtives and Londers) .....
10-06. Net ton-siles ................................
11. Grose temn-sles of locormotives and ter~ere per loconictive-rlle
12, Set Son-silea per loaded car-sile...............
13. Car-mile ratice: loaded fraight cars
13-ol. Recent ct total car-.11s-a, east or north ...........
13-02. Forcent of total car-miles, rest or eculth ...........
13-0). rerrent of total car-atles, all directions ..........
13-04, Perenut east or north of total car-niles ............
16. Ave~rages per train-hour:

16-i,2. Url~ne ton-niles (excl. loometives and tendere) .....

15. Percent tm-rain-switty: tours at way stations of
trtal train-heurs* ...


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avRAsU oF TRANSPORT ECONOLdCS AND S'rArZnes



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 JANUARY 1954 AND 1993


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

JANUARY 1954


U.Sl. DFOCHTOIY


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT I POCAHONTAS REGION |


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EASTERN DISTRICT 1
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION InculazueO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONT AS REGION
1954 193195' 1953 195'( 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 195+ 1953
AGGRECArES
1. iles of road operated at close of month ..................... 223 9171 224 462 52 392 52 '7 31 8 062 8 07 3 60 454 60 64 CI 37 0991 37 14 7 126 364 126 669 1
2. Traia-silss (1occODtive-propelle and motorcar trains):
2*41. SteamloomoKtive~-prop~lelltrains ............. 5 945 215 10 506 191 1 745136 3 057 58 5 696 482 849 40 8 2441 618 3 906 99 3 1 177 236 1 7434 01 23926 361I 4 855 797 2-ol
2-02. Dieu.l-electric loconotive-propelled trains ....... 27 915 62 26 718 04 11 8 536 990 8 26815 8 1 075 646 981 52 2 9 612 636 9 249 660l 4 521 394 4 519 725 13 781 642 12 948 636 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 532 921 602 5871 420 997 4933 1759 39 615 39 993 460 612 533 16 81- -1 72 930 69 419 2-03
2-04 Other looonotive-propelled trains .. 71 288 50 136 71 288 50 136 2--04r
2-5. Total locomotive-propelled trains ........... 34 465 09 37 876 95 5 10 703123 11 818 9161 1 811 745 1 870 92 3 12 514 866 13 689 84 1 5 698 630 6 263 12 6 16 251 600 17 923 988 2-oS
2-06. Motoroar-prop~ell trained .. 23 538 30 181 - -301e 23 538 30 181 2-06
2-07. Total train-miles 34 488 634 37 907 136 10 703123 11 818 918 1 811 743 1 870 92 3 12 514 866 13 689 84 1 5 698 630 6 263 126 16 275138 17 954 169 2-07
2-08. ordinary ............... 34 164 4951 375140161 10539302 11627 561 1 794 932 1 852 962 12 334 234 13 480 52 5 659554 6 220 150O 16 170 707 17 81334 3 2-08
2-49. Light ............... .-. 324 139 393 120 163 821 191 357 16 811 17 961 180 632 209 31 8 9 076 48 97C 104 431 140 626 2-09
3. R~oad locomotive-alles:
3-01.Principal .............-. ...... 34 474 501~ 37 882 254 10 706 106 11 822 4 97 18G12 574 1 871 5 5 1 8518 680 136G94 03" 569806 6Cl G262 725 162a57 760 17 925 4 99 )-ol
3-02. Belper (excludes *3* and trailing A units) ...... 820 127 1156 02O 453 701 570 818 55 571 61 74 3 509 272 632 561 33 432 72 15 4 277 423 451 305 3-02
3-03. Light .................... 1 293 063 1 698e402 544 891 711 05 8 74 221 80 590 619112 7 91648 93454 108 2 C 580 497 7 9848 3-03
3-04. Total locomotive-miles. 36 587 691 40 736676 11704 698 13104 373 1942 366 2013868~ 136147 064 151182341 5 824 947 6 44314: 17 115 680 19175 293 3-04r
)-05.Total, steaonly ....... . 66885315 11921901 2 008 905 3578071 787 618 969 515 2 796 523 4 547 56 1244731 1863250 2G497262 15510645~ 3-
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ............... 29 210 642 28 051 2 8 S 9 225 948 8 964 913 1 111 758 1 002 028 10 337 706 9 966 94 1 4 580 216 4 57 9C 42270 1 0 -0
34(7. Total, electric only ................. 614 631 710 680 469 845 561 3891 42 990 42 325i 512 835 603 714 -- 101. 7961 106 966 3-07
3-08. Total, other ..73 882 52 8101 -I -I -I -I 73 882 52 610 3-08
Train-switching locomotive-alles:
3-09. steam loconotive .. 678 200 113~0 480l 224 925 3 96 52 P 101 8613 114 1951 326 708 510 7 24 102 604 14804 4n 248 8081 471 71 2 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ............... 2 495 011 2 217 2 761 1 016 486 920 87 3 70 332 67 74 31 1 086 818 988 616 479 140 4 52 015 929 053 775 74 S -1
3-11. Electric locomotives ................. 48 3461 46 0221 41 544 38 770 2 281 2 581 43 825 41 3511 -1 4 521 4 671 3-11
)-12. Other locomotives ..42 3 O -1 -1 -I -I 421 30 3-12
]-13.Tlotal ..................... 3 221599 3393D808 1 282 955 135f6 172 174 476 184 519 1 457431 1 540 691 581 744 600 99 1 182 424 1252158 3-13
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. in 3-13 ...... 723 542 722 677 206 667 204 900 13 902 11 799 220 569 216 699 153 072 152 033349 901. 353 94 5 3-114
Dieasl-olctric unit alles:
j-15. Road ....................... 71771 3551 68 030 6511 20 730 049 20 125 964 2 546 011 2 386 114 23 276 060 22 512 076 10 754424 9 847 1039 37 740 8711 35 671470 1-15
3-16. Train avitching..................... 3 423191 2 955 73 3 1356 234 1 201 090 110 911] 907691 1467145 1 299659 619152 5628071 1 336 894 1093 003 3-16
*. Car-milee (thousands):
*-01. loaded, east or north .................. 770 327 625 63 9 252 3371 277 9;251 41 786 42 951 294 123 320 87 6 120 009 129 94 4 356 1951 374 81" L-01
l-02. Loaded, mest or south .................. 616 5091 707 6881 171 5481 199 187 34 725 39B 2131 C06 273 236 40 0 96 864 103 811 313 372 365 4 77 6--02
l-03. Loaded, total ... ................... 1 386 836 1533 32 7 423 885j 477 112 76 511 02 164 500 396 559 276 216 873 233, 75 5 669 567 740 296 11-03
4--04. Empty, east or north ..331 321 343 136 91 367 89 955 5 902 27 557 117 269 117 F12 56 714 55 334 157 338 170 290 L-06
h--OS. mpty. west or south. 486 9821 478 2911 173134 171204 29 991 3 198I 203125 201 40e 76 051 720 07 806 20399 SB-05o
1L-06. Empty, total ..818 3031 621 42 7 264 501 261 15 9 55 893 5j7 75 5 320 394 318 914 132 765j 128 2341 365144 374 2 79 6-06
ie07. Loaded and empty. ast or north ............ 1 101 6481 1168 77 5 343 704 367880O 67 680 70 5001 411 392 4383588 176 723 185 278 513 533 545 109 4-07
6-8. Loaded and espty, vest orsouth ............ 1103 491) 1185 9791 344 682 370 391 64 71C 69 411 409 398 4398e02 172 915 176 711 521178 569 466 I-08
4-09. Loaded andemapty.total... 2 20151 2 354 754 688 38 738 271 132 404 1399 19 820 790 878190 349i38 361 989 1034 711 111457 5 6--o9
l-10. Caboose, all directions ................ 34 8961 38 3 7( 10 9631 12 137 1 8631 1 934l 12 831 14 071 5 81j G 394 16 251 17 672 r-lo
L-11. Parssenger carrying ears, all directions ........ 978 1 O 5 61 9;: 10 8 22 1 5 114 12 3 102 10 4 762 82 9 rr-11
rc12. Other p~eaner-train care, all directions ....... 4 060 4 53 31 73 1 10 2 31 3 1 766 1 13 3 9171 8 8 2 377 2 1;14 4--12
5. Grose ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives ............ 1 720 319 2: 914 92 6 581 5271 1 110 42 6 352 802 398 599( 934 329 1 509 027 346 601 513 65 6 439 389 892 24 1 5-01
$-oZ. Oil-burning steam loconotives ............. 439 667 9?1 4511 -1 -I -I 5 865 0 e3 8 433 801 922 613 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electrie locomotives .... .......... 8 794 769 8 315 15 01 524 969 2 470 799 317 571 296 72 81 2 842 540 2 767 527 1 290 8201 1 252 30C 4 661 409 4 2 95 32 3 5-03
5-05. Other locomotives .................................... 2 0 362 14 5761 -I -I -I -I 20 362 14 576 5-05
5--06. Total ............................................. 11 179 6 731 12 394 6 7 7 3 241 092 3 730 5 6 2 694 220 718 9 801 3 935 312 4 449 54 2 1 643 287 1 774 796 S 601 074 6 170 3 39 546
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, content, and cab~oose (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning team locomotive trained ........ 12 542 074 ;rO 533 0 9 9 4 057 221 7 409 121 2 6 91 428 ? 347 73 0 6 748 649 10 756 851 3 156 363 4 3 03 914 2 637 057 5 472 334 0
6-02. Total In oil-burning steam locomotive train ...... 2 499 705 5 4 9'5 907 1 267 46 700 2 458 438 5 449 207 6(2
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ....... 80 553 842 77 909 2 861 24 695 6791 24 433 690 3 578 786 3 372 601 28 274 465 27 806 291 12 147 74.4 11 788 360 40 131 633 30 314 63 5 6-o3
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 2 57 100 181 4 141 -I -I -I -I -I 257 10D 181 414 6-<)$
606. Total in all freight trained .......................... 97 726 083 106 136 6761 30 181 6711 33 415 868 6 445 025 6 889 5241 36 626 696 40 305 392 15 345 379 16 138 C74 45 754 008 49 6 92 310 &-oZ
6-07. Fotal of pass. train cars and contents incl. in Cr6 202 668 307 00 7 43 834 63 191 3 394 2 54 4 47 228 65 '7_35 G 0710 9 5G6 410 17 5 401 2184 82 6-7
7. Net ten-alles, rseveae and nonrevenue (thousands) ............ 43 047 248 47 73U 41G 13 220 431 15 230675 3 409 4R9 3 65,7 902 16 629 860 18 86 75 G0410 6 75 1 4328 2 8 6
8. Train-houre (inel, train-oritching hour at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled trsaia ..... 297 810 507 4821 117 2421 214 92 8 45 008, 56 0191 162 250 270 94 7 67 301 103 02 3 68 179 133 512 8-ol
8-c2. Gil-borning steam locomotive-propelled trains ...... G7 376 141 62 51 -1 -I -I 1 320 2 4 91 66 048 139 13 5, 8-ol
8-03. Diesel-electric loccmootive-propelle trains .......... 1 430 791 13 37 25 1 481 265 467 060 52 5336 0 22 9 553 601 515 2 89 249 652 251 e98 647 538 619 977 8-03
8-04. Electric locoaetive-propelled trains ................. 27 337 32 4 7 4 21 1901 26 15O 2 139 2: 2 8 6 23 32 28 4' 61 -I 4 000 4 0 38 8-oh
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 2 100 154 9 -1 -I -I -I 2 100 1 :4 9 B-05
8-o6. Motoroar-propelled trained ............... 1 449 1 CO JI I I I -I 1 443 1 9O3 8-06
8-07. Total train-hours ..1 82G 861 ; 072) 2 8 5 619 6 9 708 138a 99 483 101; ii34 719 180 814 672 318 361 357 4 993 789 9322 900 11 4 8-0)7
AVERAGES
9. Avreragesper mile of road per day:
9-l. Tssra -les, ordinairy ...............................* 5.4* 6.0 7.2 7.9 8.0 8.2 7.3; 71.92 5.4ji 6.08 5,.61 65. 9-ol
9-02, hot ton-miles .......................................* 6,866 7,596 9,0)12 10,3'(7 15,101( 16,182 ,211 2 6 18,0355 6o79 2
10, Avragses per train-mile (excluding light trained :
10-01. locor.otive-silss (principal and helper) ..........,* 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.03 1.03 1.oc 1.05 1.01 1.01 1.02 1.02 1 0-c01
10-02. Imated freight car-age ............................ 40.5 ,10.9 1(0.2 (1.0 412.6 44340-5 41.5 38337.6 h1.4e 4160-02
10-43. Empty freight car-sl es ............................* 24,.0 21.9 25-1 22.5 31-2 31.2 26.0 23.6 23520.6 22.6 L1.0 lo-c3
10-04. Total freight car-.iles (excluding caboone) ...... 64.5 62.8 65.3 63.5 73.8 75.5 66.5 65.1 61.8 g8.2 64.0 62.6 10-ok
10-05. Grees ton-siles (excl. locomotives and tendsera **.. 2,860 2,829 2,86u 2.874 3.591_ 3.718 2,970 2,990 2,711 2,595 2.829 2,790 0o
10 rlt--06.r Net on-siles ... als.r a~ltl )120 1,27 ~ 1,2511 1.310 1,09u 1,971) 1,348 1,401 1,215 1,184 1,209 1,206 10-o6
11 reste-ilsoflcnoiesad edespe oorciv--i* 30 0277 285 157 357 288 274 282 275 327 122 1
12, Bet ton-milee per loaded ear-mile ............................ 31.0 31.1 31231.9 1,4.6 4r. 5 33.2 33.8 31.7 31.5 29.2 29.0 12
13. Car-mile raties: leaded freight cars
13-01. percent of total car-miles. nost or north ........... 69.9 70.6 79.L 75.5 61.7 60.9 71.5 7. 797. 946. 3o
13-02. Percent of total car-mles, vest or ecuth ...******** 55.9 59.7 69.8 R85- 56.5 50.G 562: 567.o 57 60.1 64.2 13-02
13-03. Force of total car-siles, all directions ...... 62.9 65.1 61.6 64.16 57.R 58.7 61.0 6?.7 62.0 64.6 6L,.7 66.4 1-o
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-miles *.... 55.5 53-8 59.5 58.3 5".6 52.3 58.8 57.4 55-3 55.6 53.2 50.6 13-orr
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-a2. Grose ton--iles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 53,94g 51,?17 48,704 l)7,188 6'.785 6h,670 50,928 49,1,71) 't,201 b5.144 57.966 55,207 1L-02

15.a Pe at n-l i hours .. ay at f......... ............. 22.8 2. 28.9 27.1 26.9 27.0 28.7 27.1 22.4 20.9 17.6 16.6 1


* xcludes wi~tching~ time of train locomotive at initial and fInal termnntla.


3 1262 08851 6 512 IN TERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
sIUnBUau oRANPK rsponr NOMICS AND STATISHCS


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)
FRo TAs HNour or` renaUARY 19s AND 1353


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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 TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY 1954 AND 1953


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ~UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONT AS REGION INculIou SOUTHEF N REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IE
POCAHONTAS REGION
.-- NO.
1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954i 1953 195" 1953 1954i 1953
AGGREGATES
1. MIles of road operated at cloae of month #......... ........... 223 933 224 4 91 52 391 52 G O 51 062 3 07 3 60 4 53 60 68 1 37 114 ;7 1 4 7 126 366 126 6 6 5
2. Train-sles. (loconotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2*4~. St~u loconotive-propelled erains.............. 129Y25 236 22 412 659 3 661 278 6 C33129 1 n82 481 1 "12 05I 5143 759 8 4510 25 7174= 3 767 929 5209Y734 100O9 9550 2-ol
2-02. Diesel-electrie loecaotive-propelled trains ....... 57 753 470 55 539 24 5 17 749 3~59 17 1311 < 0 2 241 687 2 022 6 3 5 13 991 04G 19 154 04 1 9 301 628 9 385 7 55 28 460 796 27 019 44 7 2-02
2-*0). Eectrie locootive-propelled trained ......... 1 064 4841 1 210 021 8.1 461 980 61 G 84 164 OS 324 L;9 25GG 1 068 94 O. 138 858 141 081 2-03
2-011. Other locoootive-propelled traine ............ 137 881 107 08 2 137 881 107 Ob 2: 2.4
2-05. Fotall~ocomotive-rproplled ransn ........... 71 881071 79 269 00 5 82252 099 24 725151 3 808 332 4023 010 260604~1 2(;740161 21873371 131536041 33 947269 37 367 1C0 2,.44
2-06. Notorcar-propelled traine .......... 44 581 64 95 6 4 581 64 95 6 2-06
2-07. Total rain--eles.. 71 925 652 793339611 22 252099 24 7E5151 3 8003932 4 023010 26060431I 28748161 11 873 371 131 53 604 33991850 37432116 2..07
2-08, ordinary ................... 71 228 508 78 498 555 21 899 686 =4 331016 3j 773 321 3 983 67 5 C5 673 007 28 314 691 11 789 297 13 0524031 33 7646 2 37 13 465 3 2-0
2-09. Light .................... 697144 8354r06 352413 394130 3 5011 39 335 387 424 433 470 84:074 023 2 64305 -9
3. Road loconotlbive-ale:
3-01.Principal,. 71 894 884 792838 o2 7 22257850 24732666 3 810 247 4 024 37G CGO68097 28757042 11872530 13152710 33954 248 3737406 G7 3.01
3-02. Belper (excludesr Band tral11nt "Aunit*) ..... 1 723 696 2 418 05 O 95147G 11 9534 121aI173 144 283 1 072 649 1 339GC2 7 82 698 158 467 5683955 919 96 5 3-02
3-3Li. 2810 543 3 491 94 a 1218o93G 1460 5 65r 157 403 179 92a7 1 376 330 1 640 49B2 196 357 233 066 1 237848 1 618398 4 3
3-04. Total loconotive-mles 76 429 123 85193 82 6 24 428 262 27 30857 5 4 088 822 4 348 58 61 20 517 084 31 77161 12 151ae 58 1 544 2 51 35 760 451 39 912 416 3-Or
3-05.Toetal. steamonly ...- .. 145S71567 25 410 948 42a71382 7 74599 5 167 90G 2180 613 1599n a 59508 093468 2730439 54029353 5890440 2146987 3-4
3-06. Fehal diesel-electrie only .............. 60 475 666 58 247 376 19 206 198 18 526 14 2 2 317 786 ? 066 116 2 2 8 O522 219 9540 95053 2 4 0 30
3-07.Total. *lectric only ................. 1 237 840 1 42208 7 950 682 1 1164a3 8 91 730 93 65 7 1042412 1 210 2 95 195 428 211 7 92 30
3-08. Total, other ..144 050 11 4 171 -1 -I -I -I 144 050 113 417 3-08
Train-switchinglocoaotive-alles:
-09. Stea loconotiva.. 1464 722 2 414 7811 477 882 034 96C, 212792 248 6101 690 674 1003 5754 22 9990 323 530 544 058 1007 676 3-*0
3-10. Dionl-electric loconotives............... 5 1342a3 4 593 09 4 2110813 16E96 044 145 344 137 61GI 1256157 2 033 G60 967 260 943 93 1 910 8221 1 615 541 31
)-11. Electric locomotlries 96 292 95 8 92 82 597 UO 710 4 773 5 4 86 87 370 86 19 G 22 9 69 6 3-11
3-12. Other locoactives 100 9 G 100 9G }1
3-1). Total ..6 695 361 7 103 86G 31 2 671 292 2 811 719 362 909 391 712 3 034 201 3 203 431 1 197 250 1 267 423 2 463 9101 2 6335 009 -1
)-1L. Yiles initial and final terelnala eloc. In)-1) ...... 14 97 771 1 525 84 6 431117 426 831 28 809 25 870 459 906 452 701 300 27/5 318 4 0 729 570 754 70 0 -1
Diesal-electric unit alles.
3-15.Road .................... 148774759l 14222311;1 43 225300j 41761024 5392508C 4 9471i70 40 550 393 46 7086 03 22 143 93S 210206C-54 78 080 431 74 4918GO 31
j-16. Train evitchint ****--................ 7 040 751 6 121 6 7 6 2 821 104 2 4 64 3 7 61 229 514 LI03 40O4 3 050 618 2 667 7 80 1 250 029 1 173 4 00 2 740 104 2 280 4 9 6 3-16
4. Car-ailes (thousands):
r-01. Imaded, east or north .................. 1 592 711 1 711 54 61 524 035 575 59 5 86 1342 e4 034 610 169 669 629 250 273 270 27 i, 732 2G66 771 64 4 4--ol
r-02. Imaded, restor south ................. 12a68573 1 44897 21 349,163 406802 5 74 596 84 0131 423 7~5 491 644 200 031 21414n9 644783 742 77 O 4.,2
4-0). Loaded, total.. 2 61 284 3 160120 873 198 9824 2 0 160 730 1788D539 1 033928o 1 161 2 73 450 307 48e4 4 i 1 377 049 1514 4 23 4
lchEmpItyJest or north ................. 68O888 739 34 0 189 449) 192 2521 55733 611i6 5 245182 253 417 1143 4G 113 j73 329 35 3625S50 4.46r
Ic5. 5mpty.weet orsouuth..... 996 4381 99890 2 352 758 363 37 7 63266j 67 96 B 416 024 43134 5 154 96F 151 634 425445 415 9235 L-0
r-06. Empty, total ..1 685 324 1 728 24 2 542 207 555 629 110 999 129 1335 661 20G 684 76a 26o9315 2G5 007 754 803 778 47 3 i-06
L-07. Loadedandempty,*ast or north ............ 2 281 5971 2 440 888 7115484 76784 71 141 867 155 i199 855351 925 04 6 364 622 ;83 G4 6 1 061624 1 134 14 'c7
L-08. Loaded al empty, restorsouth ............ 2 265 0111 2447 47 4 701 921 770202z 137 862 152 787 83J 7031 922989 3 D 55 000 365 783 1070228 1158 702 6.08
r-09. Loaded and espty. total... 4 546 608 4 808362 1415400 1538B049 2 79 72i 307 98G 1695 134 1 846 03 5 719 622 74943n 1 2 131G52 2 292 896 44
4-10. Caboose. all dird 7286 80 233 22 837 2592j 3931 4 160 26 768 29 552 12 148 1341E 93 944 37 265 I.1,
L-11. Passenger carryind --,r <1 directions ....... 1 965 2 0 195 2 2 37 39 3 32 2 55 190 2 19 1 543 1 72 7 4.11
4-12. Other paanager-train care, all directions ........... 7 951 9151 1 510 2 239 64 6 5 1 574 2 304 1 873 1 7 8 4 504 5 066 4..12
5. Gross toon-sle~ of ad locomlotives and tenders (thous):
5-ol. coal-burning steam locomoulrn ....................... 3 7911021 G 262Z 47 7 1 223 508 2 410 206 753~ 957 899 519 1 977 4651 3 309 7 2 5 759 471 1 111 161 1 054 166 1 841 591 5-ol
5-47. 011-b~marnn steam loconotives ........................ 917 261 1 915 5 4 3 2 47 -2 4 7 12126 18 28 O 905 155 1 897 01 G 5-*02
5-0). Dier lectrie locomotives ..... .................... 18 192 425I 17 ?82 34 Oi 5 238 938 5 075 7 6 3 664 693 615 4 6 5 909 6311 5 691 22 8 2 669 176 2 C03 117 9 61.9 610 0 987 099 5-0)
5-ob. ,o loconmourn ................ 410 581 436 2 02 272 199 294 20 81 50 9761 52 3 93 323 1751 346 6011 -1 87 4106 89 601 5-ch
54 r looen~otive .................... 39 681 31 269 -I -f -I 33 681 31 269 5..05
5-o6. Total ..................... 23 351070( 25 927 031 6 7346451 7 7804n2 4 1 '69B2G 1 567 37 71 820429711 93347 801 3 n40773 3 73? 55~81 11 70GO2G 12 847 a7 2 546
6. Gross ton-siles of cars, contaten, and cab~oose (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning tear loconottre trains ........ 27 509D 8271 44 =94 527 8 523 5401 1G 149 131 5 762 5641 7 G14 4 4 8 14 286 104 23 963 57 9 6 831 785 09OS 07 6 6 391 9371 11 232 87 2 6-41
6-02. Total In oil-barning ste locomotive traina ......... 5 12?3 L11 11 220 681- -I -I -I -I 76 400 92 14 3 5 046 7101 11 128 53 61 6-42
6-0). Total in dlesel-eletric 1oconotir.ve tran ..9 1 73 342 160 898 012 51 121322 50 290 803 7 535 719 7 007 4 81 56 657 041 57 298 284 24 886 056 24 390 71" 81 736 245 79 209 015 6-03
6-04. Total in electric loconactiv trsain .................. 3 716 2741 3 949 4 SO1 2 840 6761 3 029 29 61 370 7321 j72 14 3 211 4001 3 401 4411 -1 BO4 8GG 548 009 6-01.
6-05. Total in other loeomotive and motroecar train ........ 4 8C3 2 9G 3 84 5 5 41 -1 ,I -- 4 88 20 5G384 5 54 6-05
606. Total in all freight trains .......................... 20' 116 8550 220 747 224 63 485531 69 469 232 13 669 0151 15 1940721 76 154 5531 34 663 304 3,1 794 2501 Z_ 500 932 94 168 05 102 502 98 b b06
6~-07.TFotal ofpass. -train care and eontenta Incl.in r6 -54 95 627 573 899 50 128 572 6273 547b 96 231 134 050O 121 672 114 4 27 337 049 379096 6-07
7. Net ten-.sile. revenue and nonrvernue (thousMand) ........... 89 183 7481 99 440 52 5 27 528 644 31~ 571 7 34 7 236 9741 O 120 5 41 34 765 6131 ;9 692 2 7 5 14 353 523 15 420 021 40 062 6j07 44. 328 229O 7
8. Trainr-houra (Incl. trsai-eritching hours at ray stations):
8-01. Coal-burnring steamr locoortaive-propelled traine ....... 651 5891 1 096 1121 247 0121 465 92 O) 06 124 124 7 2 7 343 1361 590 6 4 7 150 251 224 1 00 158 202? 281 3 5 8-I 01
8-C2. 011-burning steam loconotive-oropelled traine ........ 147 8071 293 47 71 -I -I -I 3 OOK 5 1 5 O1 139j 803 2 88 32 7 8-02
8-03. Dine)-electrie locomotive-prope~lle train* .......... 2 096 6471 2 878 34 61 1 OO3 9151 9~6 2171 109 4101 99 OE 51 1 113 3251 1 CG7 27 a 511 674 522 2 4 2 1 310 640 1 288 D 3 8-0)
8-06. Electric locomotive-propelled traina ................. 55 7861 65 6 8 61 43 3161 52 S O 6) 45871 4 9 6 O1 47 9031 57 4 G 6I 7 883 8 2 a O B.44
8-05. Other locoactive-propelled train. .................... 4 ~ 1121 3 2 8 3 -I -I -I -- -I 4 11; 3 2 8 3
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ........ ......... .......... 2 7641 4 1 21 ,1 I ,I ,I -I 2 764 4 1 6 2 81-06
8-07. 1sta train-houre .................................... 3 822 7051 4 3 41 0 6 61 1 294 2431 1 4 86 64 r) 2 0 121 228 7 4 21 1 504 3641 1 715 I:8 5 664 929 751 4 9 2 1 653 412 1 874 18 9 D 07
AVERA~GS

9. raeragesper sile of road per day:
9-ol. Traia-=1sea, orinary .................. 5.4 5.9 7.1 7.8 7.9 8.4 7.2 7.9 5.4 6.0 z.5 5.0 9-ol
9-02. hoet ton-rile .. 6,750 7.508 8,906 10,172 15,215 17,049 9,7',7 11,087 6.556 7,036 5.373 5,932 9-02
10, Averaesl Per traina-~ile (excludinl light trains):
10-O1, loconotive-mles (principal and helper) ....., 1.02 1.0) 1.04i 1.05 1.03 .0 1.04 1.51.01 1.01 LO2 1.02 10-01
10-0. Loaded freiglht ear-ailes ................ 40.2 40.3 39.9 40.4 ',2.6 ,,c.9 40.3 41.0 38.2 37.1 40.8 40.8 10-02
10-43. Empty freight car-siles 27.6 22.0 24r.7 22.8 31.5 32425-7 24.2 22.8 20.3 22.3 21.0 10-c3
10-04. Total freight car-mlle (excluding eaboose) ...... 6).8 62.) 64.6 6).2 71).1 77.3 66.0 65.2 61.0 57.4 63.1 61.8 10-ok
10-05. Gross ton-siles (ezel. loconotvesl and tenders) .... 2,838 2,812 2.853 2,855 3.623 3,814 2,966 2,990 2,697 2,573 2,789 2,761 10-os
10-46. Niet ton-siles ..................... 1,252 1,267 1,257 1,298 1,791 2,038 1.35r, 1,402 1.218 1,181 1,186 1,194 10-06
11. Gross ten-sles of locoactives and tenders per locoractive-rile 306 304 276 284 359 360 288 295 283 276 327 322 11
12, Not ton-mliles per loaded car-aile ...... 31.2......... 31.5 31.5 32.1 45.0 s5.r 733-6 3".2 31.9 31829.1 29.3 12
13. Car-cile r4$ios: Loaded freight eare
13-01. Percent ct total car-aths, aeat or north .........., b9.8 70. 7.4 75.0 60.7 60.6 71.3 72.5 68.6 70.4 69.0 68.0 13-ol
13-02. Percent of total car-nlilu, west or ecuth ..........* 56.0 59.2 rr9.7 52.8 4. 55.5 50.5 53.3 56.3 58-5 60.2 66113-02
13-03. Forcent of total car-sles, all directions .. 62.9 64.6 61.7 63.9 57.5 58.1 61062.9 62.6 6h.6 64.6 66.0 13-oj
13-06. Percent east or north of total car-plles ....., $$.7 51,.2 60.o 58.6 53.6 52.6 59.0 57.7 55.6 55-8 53.2 51.o 13-ok
14. Averages peer train-bour:
16-01. Trate-=les ...................... ... .............. 18.8 18.3 17.2 16.6 18.1 17.6 17.3 16.8 17.9 17520.6 20.0 16-01
1L-C2, urlves tourtles (excl. locormotioes and tenders) ...** 52,873 50.8;1 Ir8,280 16,729 65,053 66,42ir :0,622 'r9.355 '7,816 44,686 56,954 54,692 16-o2
15. Peract( train-switching hours at ray stations of
tctal triai-hears* .................. ........ ........... ... 22.7 21. 28.8 26.7 26.5 26.7 78.5 26.7 22.3 21.0 17.5 16.7 I5

*Excludeo switching time of train locomotive at initial and final termiraln.
# Reoresents an avrerage of the .Ile.ge renorted at the close of each -ont.: within the oeriod.
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EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INncuDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMPOCAHON AS REGION
19541953 1954 1953 1954 1953 194 953 1954 1953 1954 1953
AGGREGATES
1. llilos oiroad operated at :oneofanth ............. a223875~ 224 384 5235914 52 5201 806 2 8 07 3 604 5 3 60 593 37 0 7 1 3714d7 126 351 12?6644 1
2. Traia-alles (locomotive-proplled rand motorcar trained :
2-exss... Saa ootiery-propelxx tais .s.................... 5 797 3161 11 049 53 3 1691586 3 207 482 738 664 952 18 2 4 3250 4 159 665 1252 72 1 796 491 2114 340 5093 377 2-ol
2-02. Diesel-electric ~ocoastiv-propelled trained ...... 31 166534 29 848~5 33 9 306 19 9 252684 1 142 221 10806831 10448418 10 333 367 50057 94 5061 08 2 15 712 3 !81 14 454 084 2-02
Z-O). Electric locomotive-propellai train ......... 58118 9674 104 4 57 44 9548 437 40 09 941 69 9497 54 6590 136 83 641 83 96 2-0)
2-04. Other loonotive-propelled trains .................... 76 884 62 5111 1- I- I- I- 76 88a41 62 511 2-01r
2-o5. Totall~ocopotive-propelled trained ............,....... 37 621 92 3 416346811 114tbb226 13 008 6 0 1 92098 4 2074 565 13 376 210 15 083 168 G258520 68575 7 3 17 987 19 3 19693 94 0 2-05
2-06. Motorce -ropelled train* .............. 25 999 33 47 211 1 -I a2 99 9 33 472 2-06
2-07. Total trala-alles .................................... 37 6 47 92 ii41 668 1531 11 4bb226 13 008 603 1 920 98 4l 2 074 56 513 376 210 15 083 16 86 258 520 6 857 5 7 3 18 013192 19 727 412 2-07
2-08. Ordinar. ......................................... 37 304 064 41 233 6441 11 292 734 12 796 280 1 902 61 2 054 651 13 195 352 14 850 931 6 213 201 6 805 565 17 896 111 19 577 148 2-08
2-09. Light ........................ 343 258 4 34 50 9 162 4 9 212 32 3 18 3 6 61 19 914 180 85 81 23B2 2371 45 31 9 52 00 81 117 081 150 264 2--09
3. Road loconotive-niles:
3-01. PRincipal ....................... ... ................. 37 6 33 51 1 41 642 6711 11 458 64 3 13 011 4321 1 921 8371 2 075 162 13 380 680 15 086 594 6 257 8791 6 857 074 17 5994 95 L 19 699 003 3-01
3-02. helper (excludes *Band trailing g*A unite) ......... 8~37 4 34 1 27 872 454 40 3 599 980 57 0 3 67 701 511441 6676d81 24 67 3 775 2 0 301 32 C 4826711 3-02
3-03. LIght ......................... 1 417 534 1 792 5821 868 03 i 758 363 77 893 87 556 645 925 845 919 101425 113 84 6 6 70 184 832 817 3-03
3.O*. Total locomotive-miles............................... 39 888 4 7 446631251 12 48127b 14369775 2 056 768 2 23041 14 538 0 4 16 600 194 6 383 977 7048 44 0 18 906 456 2I 1 014 491 3-ok
3-05. Total, atea, only.................. 6 513 960 12 553 65 5 1 93939; 3 753 7 32 835 120 1 079 897 2 774 51 2 4 833 629 1 310 00 2 1 923 241 2 429 4 4 6 5 796 7 8 5 3
3-06. Total.diesel-electric only.................... .... 32 625573 312509661 100341461 9992 275 1178592 1 106 53C 11 212 738 11 098805 5 073975 5125 19 91 1033 8660 15 026 98 2 3-06
347. Total. electric oal................. 669129 79 0161 50774 0 623768 43056 43 992 550 796 667 7601 1_ 116333 125 256 3-07
3-08. Total, other .. ........ .. ... ... ...79 817 65 46 6 I I 1 79 817 65 468 3-08
Train-evitching loconotive-ailee:
3-09. steamloconotives .................................... 708 45 4 1 501 6301 236 2111 420 7 39 111 3 66 126 7 92 347 57 7 547 5 31 108 674 156 6 95 252 20 3 497 404 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locoaotives .......................... 2 798 41 5 2 526 80 6 1 140 04i01 1 070 75 4 77 5 40 74 792 1217 58 0 1 145 546 53 4 3 3 504 34 61 1047 402 8769141 3-10
?-11. Electric locomotives........ ....... 4160 517 571 46 6039 43 2891 24 801 2709 49 0 83 45998 5 07 7 57591 3-11
3-12. Other loom~otives ..,,,..............6 O4 86 O4 3-12
3-13. Total ............................................. 3 281 0 8 91 3 780 24 1 1 4 22 85 4 1 534 7 8 21 191 3 8 61 204 2 9 31 1 614 2 4 0 1 739 0 7 5642 10 71 661 0 4 11 1 30L 7 4 21 1 380 12 5 3-13
3-16. ilesinitial andfIinal terminal bel. in3-1)...... 780 091 807 310 224 99 4 228 7 3 14 92 9 14 02 21 !39 92 3 24 7 5 7 168 48 7 166 82 6 372 281 397 727 3-1$
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ............................................. 8 0 1 7b 3 72 76 997 53' 22 557 3371 22 706 0921 2 689 73 8 2 598 1931 25 47 07 25 304 285 11 960 07 11 653 810l 42 968 i 22 40 039 440) 3-15
3-16. Train switching ...................................... 3 823473 3 397 19~ 1 5026 8 8i 1 401 96 6 1210 58 109os5 3 1 623 74 6 1 t14 991 692 071 627 4 36 1 508 15 6 12582601 3-16
k. Car-alles (thousands):
I-01. Loaded, east or north .............................,,, 8)34 01 61 91 484 271639 3 07 944 43 96 81 46 0441 315 60 7 353 98 8132 35 4 143 98 9 386 65 5 414 SO57 4-02c1
1-02. Loaded. vest or south ................................ 673 153 797 411 183 70 7 e 22 6 36 20 6 46 417 219 9 3: 268 306 12 4 80 15 1 314 62 8 31 9 4 47 E02
4-0). loaded, total ..................... 1 508 4 6 1 709 8i9 455 3 4 529 83 3 80 174 9241 53 2 6224 2480 286178148294 )
4-0k. Em~pty, east or north ................................. 321 3 8 4 386 06 31 96 2 2 3 99 54 61 25 97 91 31 34 3122 20 2 130 88 960 01 957 22 91 169 16 31 199 9 4 b 446
1-o$. Empty, vestor south ................. 534 899 507 06 O1 181 11 3J 185 14 91 32 5 9 4 32 32 3 213 70 71 217 4 7 2 83 92 21 80 02 91 i37 2 7 0 209 55 91 6-
4-06. Empty, total ..................... 886 283 895 123 277 3 3 284 6 9 58 5 7 63 6 66 3 35 90 9 348 361 4 41 1728 4643 4954 40
r-07. Loaded and upty. east or north ...................... 1 186000 1 300 547 367 86 2 407d901 6994 71 177871 437 8091 48487~7 1~ 92373 21~2518 556 18 6405452 14-0
lc-08.Loaded andempty. vest or south ...................... 1 2087 5 2 1 304 47 1 364862 0 4070O38 68se800o 78 740o 4 33 62 0 485 77 6 18657 01 194 65 71 je876 2 6240361 '-08
l-09. Loaded andealrpty, total .............................. 2 394 752 2 605018s 7je268 814 528e 1 3874 7 156 12 7 871 4 9 970 655 37674 3 395 87 5 1 14458 01 12384861 '-09
I-10. Caboose, all directions ............... 36 12 2 42 12 9 11 73 4 13 34 81 2 00 41 2 15 81 13 73 6 1 506 6 40 6I 7 OO 91 17 97 Ut 19 614 L-10
l-11. Pasnseer carrying cars, all directions .............. 1 O76 1 2 8 31 10 O1 19 1 4 1 3 31 1 41 2 24 13 31 10 4 8)0 4 9 51 b 4-1
r-12. Other passengr-train cars, all directions ........... 4 2 4 5 0 ) I1 8 2: O 1 0 57 Z 71 34 8 5 71 1 0 9 11 7 6 71 1 3 5 21 2 6 1 91 2 6 6 6 4-12
5. Gross son-anes of road locorotives and tender (thous):
5-o. coal-burning steam locomo~tives ....................... 1 7410 6 7 3 042 36 2 555 160C 1 169 30 7 3 7469 4 443 993 929854 1 6133~00 359 622 508 762e 4 51 591 920300~ 5-ol
5-02. oil-burning steam locomotises ........................ 374 00 4 1 010 7 9 4 11 57 CI 13 921( 363 02 9996 67 3 -02
5-03. DInel-electric locomotives ..... .................... 9 777 85 6 9507 88 5 2 721 2 941 2719 42 0 355 0 7 322 2 34 3 056 801 3 041 b5 4 1 439 212 1 407 8711 5a818e4 3 48583601 5-03
5-011. Electric loconotiv .................. 227 b4 3 241 83 5 150 11 71 163 554) 23 95 3 24 290o 174 070 187 844 53 57 3 53 991 5-ch
5-05. Other loconotives .................. 21 986 18 O 5 3- -1 -- -I -I a 98 61 18 05 3 5-05
5-06. Total ,,............................................ 12 143 15 6 13 620 4 2 41 3 426 > 7 1 4 052 2 8 11 734 1 5 4 790 517 4 160 72 i:j 4 842 7 9 b 1 810 40 9 1930 554 6 172 02a 21 6 847 57 71 5-o6
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and cabooses (thoue):
6-01. TotalIn coal-burningeteam.locomotive trains ........ 12 269 504 1 8 33 38 4 3 73195 3 7 753 05 7 2 838 16 8 38s72580 6570121 1162563 7 3 206 2 4 4 4265 7 7 2 4935 36 5781 170C 6--o
6-02. Total in oil-burnint steam locomotive trained ......... 2 OOZ98 bat 5 978 04 1 I- I- 1 74 33 93 85 5 54 1 929 04 6 5 892 48 7 6-02
6-09.TotalIn dineel-electrie locomotive trains ........... 89 020 41 7 87758 3531 267221411 275039151 3708413 3 676 793 3043~0854 31180706 13331494 132712691 45 258 36 9 43 306 3761 6-03
Mbl Total in electric locomotive tratus .......... 2 061 8~2 8 2 212 051 1 577 b5 3 1 714 05 171 990 176 0 01 1 749) t4 3) 1 8i90 OS8 l-I -1 31218 51 322 56 3 6-ok
605. Total in other locomottra and motorcar train ........ 2SO t881 239 4 3 28O 881 239 4 3 21 6-05
6-46.TotalIn all freight trains .......................... 1056 7 015 1180216 61 32 031 747 369710301 6716571 7 725 40 3 7 50 31 44696433 16612080 17 783400 t5027401 7 ~55542028 b6-
4-07. Total of pass. -train eare and content inch.In6 C 2 ;91 77 i 359 951 47 470 7628e4 5093 3 9 34 5216 3 80 218 51 0 9 79 0181 18 11 4 200 715 M7
7. Net tca-niles. revenue and nontevenue (thousands) ........... db 189 L9 8 532267121 139584451 168140101 3561071 4106909 175t1951 61 209209191 7 427 7 93 81149 2 81 21 242 38 9 24 156 55 5 7
8. Train-houre (incl. train-owitching hours at way stations):
&-01. Coal-bur~ning steam locomotive-propelled trains .....,, 301 t61 9 529 8 721 115 81 1 223 35S01 46 0 3 91 61 5 9 5 163 8r5U 284 9 4 C 70 28a 4 104 8 7 51 67 e,8 51 140 0521 8-41
8-c2. CIl-burning. steam locoootivroyropelled trains ....... $9 51 b 147 86 2 70 3 3 17 9 56 81 2 144 68 41 8-4
8-03. Ciesel-electric loccrsotive-propelledd trains ....... 1 594 95 7 1 543 122 525~ 09 8 521 82 C 56 69 8l 53 9 67 581t 7 9 6 575 7 9 2 276 3 3 280 6 9 4 736 82 2: 686 6 3 6 8-03
8-04,Electriel~ocorctive-prope~lledtrains ....... 29 091 35 998 22 947 2878CI 2 2 28 2 368 2l 5 17 31 148 45161 4 650 8-
8-C, other looormtive-propelled trained ............ 226 81 9 O6 22 66 1 9 Ob &-5
8-06, Wotoroar-prope~lld trained ............ 1 53 7 2 1 5 81 -I -1 -I -1 1 53 7 2 1 5 8 8--0
8-07. Total train-hours ................... 1 989 78 7 2260 921 663 85 6 7735 5 ~ 106 96 5 117 930 770 821 8It91 88 5 349 3 26 388 74 81 b69 04 980258 t 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Aversaesper mle~ of road per day:
9-01 Tain-asile ordinary ................. 5.4 5.9 7.0 7.9 7.6 8.2 7.0 7.9 5." 5.9 4.6 5.0 9-0
9-02. bot ton-siles ..6,655 7,652 8,594 10,127 12,249 16,410 9,34r9 11,138 6,463 7,077 5.423 6,153 9-02
10. Averates per trainl-a.ile excluding6 1lght trained :
10-01. Locoorative-mile (principal and helper) ....., 1.02 1.0j 1.04( 1.05 1.03 1.03 1.ok 1.05 1.co 1.0l1 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loadds freight car-miles ...............". 1.5 o.3 1.4 12.1 450 06 1)1.9 37.8 380 1.3 42.3 10-02
10-43. Erpty freight car-niles ..21.8 21.7 24622,3 30.8 31.0 25-4i 23.5 23220.2 22.7 21.0 10-03
10-06. Total freight ear-niles (excluding caboose) ...... 64.2 63.2 6h.9 63.7 72.9 76.0 66.0 65." 61.0 58.2 6rr.0 63.3 10-ok
10--05. Groee ton-siles (excl. locomotives and Sendere)... 2,832 2,862 2,836 2,889 3513,760 2,937 ?,010 2,674 2,61) 2,809 2,837 10-05
10-06. Net ton-slee ....................................... 1 ,2:8 1,291 1,236 1,314* 1,872 1,999 1,328 1,409 1,195 1,197 1,187 12 0o
11. Gross tn-sils of loconotivee and tenders per loconctive-rile 304 305 275 282 357 34286 292 286 274 325 36 1
12. Set ton-miles Lter loaded car-eile ............................ 3 0,6 31.1 30.? 31.7 44.1* 4442.7 :3.6 31.6 31.5 28.8 9. 12
13. Car-nile ratios: Loaded fraight ears
13-01, Percent of total car-miles, east or north ....... 70.4 70.2 73.8 75.6 62.9 59.5 72.1 73.0 68.8 71.6 69.6 67.5 13-01
13-02. Percent~ of total ear-mles, vest or en~th ....... 55.7 6115. 4.5 52.6 58.9 50755.2 55.0 58.9 59.7 66.2 13-o2
13-03. Forcent of total ear-miles, all directions ...... 63.0 65.6 621 65.0 57.8 59.2 6156r.1 62.0 65.3 62.) 66.9 3o
13-C*. Pe~rcUIn east or north of total car-ailes ....., 55.3 53.4 59.7 58.1 54.8 L9.8 58.9 56.9 56455.7 52.2 50.0 13-ou
1. Averages per train-bour:
14-41. Trate-niles .. 8.9 18.4 17,3 16.8 18.0 17.6 17.1 16.9 17.9 17.6 20.7 20.1 14-01
i4-C2. utoes ton-:11lea (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 53,090 52,201 48,251 lr7,769 62,811 65,50,8 50,271 50,115 47.555 C5,745 57,311 56,659 it-o2
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of
trtal train-betrs* ......... .... 2:,3 21.9 l0.1 28.1 27.5 26.9 29.7 28.0 22.6 21.2 17.9 16*7 1


xcludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORID)A



3 1262 08851 6 520 IN TERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled fromp 121reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF )IARCH 1954 AND 1953


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Statemeant No. M.-211 (O-
MARCHI 1954




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

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FU.n THlREE MONTHSS ENDED i;:TH MARcCH 1951r ANjD 195'r


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ~UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUinING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IE
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1951, 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953


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AGGREGATES

1. piles of road operated at close of month#.....................
2. Train-miles (locomotivet-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trained ....................
2-02. Dieesel-electrie locomotive-propelled trains ..........
2-0). electric locormtive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trained ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled~ trains ....................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trained ............................
2-07. Total train-mile ...................
2-08. Ordinary ............. .......... .......... ..........
2-09. Light .. . .. .. .. . .. .
3. Road locomotive-alles:
3-01. Principal ....... .... ... .... ... ... .... ...
3-02. helper excludeda B and trailling "A units) .........
3-03. Light ......... ......... . .. . . .
3-04. Total locomotive-miles ................
3-0). Total, team only...................
3-06. Total, dieseal-electri: only ....................
3-07. Total, electric only .................
3-08. Total, other ... .... .. .. .. ..
Train-owitching locomotlre-aties:
3-09. Steam locoeotives ..................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomoties .......................
3-11. electric locomtreoes .................
31 Othr lcomotives...................

3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. In 3-13 ... .
Dirsel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road.
3-16. Train snitching ... .............. ..
rr. Oar- ilee (housan s) rnrh................
4-02. Loaded, sest or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ......................
4--04. empty, east or north .................................
4-05. empty. rest or south .................
4-06. empty, total . .. . . . .
4--07. Loaded and empty. east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and empty. vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ........................
4-11. Passenger carrying care, all directions ..............
4--12. Other passenger-train care, all direction ...........
S. Gross ton-miles of road locoaootives and tenders (thous);
5-^1. Coal-burning steam locozotives .......................
5-02. 011-burning steam loconotives ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .
5-04. electric loconotives.
5-06 r s. .
6. Gross ton-allea of care, contents, and cabooses (thone):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trained ........
6-<2. Total In oil-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-0). Total in dioael-electric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total In electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar train ....
6-06. Total in all. freight trains ......................
6-07. Total of pass. -trair cars and eontenta Inch.in h06
7. Net ten-r.l~es, revenue and nonrever~.e thousandse) ............
8. Train-houre (incl. train-sritching: hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam loco-otive-propelled trlaita .......
8-C2. C11-burlnig steam locomotive~-ropelled trained ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loccemotive-Frpropell trained ..........
8-04. electric locometive-proselled trained .................
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains ....................
&C.Htoro rprpelled n


AVERAGS

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:

5-02. het, ton-riles ............................... .
10. Averages per train-c.lil (excludirq; liht trained :
10-01. locreothre-miles (principal and helper) .............

10-03. empty freight car-miles ...............
10-04,. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10~d-0. Grose ton-miles (excl. loconotives and tenders) ...
10-06. Net ton-sles .. .. ... .. .. .. .
11. Groes ten-niles of locomotives and tenders per locormetive-rle
12. Net ton-milee per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratio: loaded freight cars
13-ol. percent of total car-mles, east or north ............
13-02, Forcent of total car-miles, rest or ac-ith ...........
13-03. Forcent of total car-*niles, all directions ..........
13-061. Perc!,nt east or north of total car-niles ............
1. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Trato-niles .. .. .. . .. ...
14-(,2, C~ten tan-siless (exch. loco-otives sand tenders) .....

15. Percent train-swllitchng hours at way station of
trtal train-bore*........ ...... ....


8 073

2 864 234
3 103 318
130 023

6 097 57 b

6 097 575
6 038 326
59 24 9

6 099 538
211 984
267 483
6 5 79 OOL
Z 268 510
3 172 64 6
137 84 9


375 402
212 408
8 195

596 O0b
39 892

7 F45397 2
312 937

140 07 8
131236
271 314
92 508
1 00 2 91
192 799
232 5 ~6
231 52 7
4604 11 3
6 318
6 6
99

1 343 512

937 6399
76 683

2 157 894

11 687 02 6

10 684 274
548 17 3

22 9i19 7 b
9412
12 227 42C

186 32

153 02
7 32


346 67


60 651

12 704 84 5
29 467 40t
1 659 076

43, 831 32 9

43 b31 329
43 165 622
665 707

43 b~43 636
2 OO7 306
2 486 411
48 337 355
14 768 237
31 691063
1 6 78 0 50


1 631106
3 179 206
132 194

4 9,42 500
69t, 458

72 01288 6t
4 179 279

1 OLZ 617
759 950
1 783 267
384 306
b48) 81 7
10 33 120
1 4 07 92 3
1 408 76~7
2 616 690
45 Obo
4 7 9
3 39'

4 93t 025
24 7
ii 732 882
"34 44 '*

14 190 599

35 589 210

88 478 992
2 291 f,29

129, 359, 73'7
2142i6b
60 613 194

075 598

1 L643 064
88 614


2 607 270


37 090

3 824 469
14 307 422


18 131 891

18 131 891
18 002 498
129 393

18 130 418
107 365
297 782
18 535 565
4 040 441
14 495 124



338 640
1 500 315


1 838 955
476 762

34 104 010
1 941722

362 630
302 479
685 109 ,
174365
238 891
413 256
C56 995
541 370
1098 365
16 554

2 640


23 701
4 108 388


5 251 182

10 038 C933
i 50 747
38 217 550


46 406 330
172 767
21 783 315

220 535
5 707,
788 013

,,,


37 14 7

5 564 420
14 446 837


20 011257

20 011257
19 857 966
1532 91

20 OO9 792
235 987
346 912
20 E 92 6 91
5 952 594
14 64C 097



480 225
1 448 239


1 928 464
485 26:

326G744 6 4
C 00 836

414 264
328 777
743 04 -
170 602
231 663
4 02 2 6 5
584 866
560 440
1 145 306
20 425
32 3
3 11 7

1 619 923
32 201
7. 010 988


b, 663 112

13 524 65 3
177 697
37 661 982


01 364 332
193 44 5
23 569 i59

328 97 5
6 329
802Z 936



1 140 240


126 302

7 324 074
44 173 124
222 499
214 765
51 934 462
70 580
52 OOD 042
51 662 3j15
342 727

51 94', t00
869 075
1 908 032
54 726 907
8 31 9 86
42 869 393
313 761
223 867

796 561
2 958 124
13 Y99

3 76 0 8
1 1018 51

121048 653
4 248 260

1 110 921
996 175
2 115 198
498321
662 715
1 161 236
1 617i~ 442
1 065 Y99
3 276 432
51 920




1 268 184
14 901 41
140 979

17 86b 48

a 883 473
6 976 350
126 994 014
8)17051

144 442 073
522163
61 304 9j6

225 887
196 015
2 077 470
12199


2: 523 02


126 657

15 192 927
41 473 531
225 04 9
169 593
57 061100
98 42 8
57 159 52 b
56 708 611
450 91 7

57 0 73 0 70
1 402 636
2 451 201
GO 926 907
17 243 77r:
43 167 201
337 04 o
178 888,

1 505 OdO
2 492 4>0
15 4 5:

4 013 144
1 152 433

114 '31300
3 538 750

1 186151
1157 256~
2 343 407
562 49:,
625 482
1 187 977
1 748 646
17 82 731
3 5 31 3 64
b6 87

7 734

2 761 891
2 893 889
13 b46 3bb
143 594

19 695 042

17 014 042
17 021 02 r,
122 515 390
870 L,7
6 23 9 8
150 045 01s

68 4 84 784

421 417
433 011
1 9j75 46U
13 070
5 191

2? 856 37~


223 904

18 722 552
88 920 OO4
1 645 672
214 765
109 502 994
70 58C
109 573 574
108 533172
1 040 40i

109 528 395
2 561 13C
4 228 077
116 317 602
;21 085 527
93 101 239
1 906 969
223 867

2 173 152
7 932 276
150 452

10 25b 068
2 278 462

228 950131
10 864 j44

2 427 327
1 942 426
4 369 753
1 040 270
1 531 337
2 571 607
3 467 597
3 473 763
6 941 360
110 979
3 O4 3
12 194

S532 169
1 291 885
27 970 281
638 224

35 494 266

39 779 731
7 127 103
254 299 759
5 770 102
7 6 917 9
307 753 874
846724
132 373 446

953 408
202 j22
4 560 604
85 477
6 380

5 812 01


224 450

33 4 62 192
85 387 776
1 884 125
169 b93
120 903 68 t
98 42 b
121 002 114
1197 32 199
1 269 910

12?0 926 496
3 645 931
5 2 t4 52 4
1LB9 856 953
.57 964 603
09 4 98 3 64
2 215 103,
178 88i

3 616 411
7 119 900
147 64 9

10 88t4 10


219 218 652
9 518 871

2? 6240 32
2 245 98 3
4 b 70 01
1 117 4 0 3
1 505 96 1
2 623 36
3 7414 430
3 75194 5
7 493 380
122 362
3 4 8
14 24 6

9 304 835
2 926 33 7,
26 590 220 3
678 03 7

3 9 546 76 3
66 127 911
17 198 722
248 656 364
6 162 101
623 9 8
338 769 084
987 524
152 667 237

1 625 964
441 34 O
4 421 46b
101 684
5 191

6 601 8


52 "90

2 352 t864
27 05b 5~0
S296 911

33 707 325

33 707 325
33 192 420
514 905

33 716 693 ~
1 405 879
1 786 968
36 909 540
6 210 774
29 240 344
S456 422


714 093
3 250 853
129 100

4 094 140
656 111

6b 762 642
4 323, 790

793 074
532 870
1 328 344
285 072
533 871
819 543
1 081 346
1 060 741
2 148 087
34 571
i 95
2 330

1 778 068

7 960 i32
422 316

10 161 216

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137 428
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26 364 090
1 529 053

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1 795 324
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41 758 350
11 499 72 7
28 518 417
1 740 206


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2 966 79(
123 999

4 346 501
655 566

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3 666 342

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628 714
1 512 253
291 796
548 526
840 324
1 175 337
1 177 240
2 352 577
36 740
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3 296

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7 795 183
4 57 762

11 632 700

23 902 180

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4 743 356

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40 385 744

689 270

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81 266 d


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2 221145
3 383 908
124 263

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5 729 316
5 675 939
53 377

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170 211
235 295
6 345 590
2 514 426
3 4 96 378
134 786


324 158
222 884
7 253

L)54 295
43 738

8 014 826
350 572

130 102
110 802
240 904
81 712
95 860
177 572
211 814
206 662
418 476
5 934
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11 244 132
542 722

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11360
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2 022 263
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32 736 722
1 593 206


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699 649

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4 674 362

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367 384
629 731
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1 293 160
1 273 4 03
2 566 563
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2 907 319

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1,275
305
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59.9
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1.04

24.7
64.7
2,848
1,2j0
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31.2

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61.8
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17.2
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29.3


10,225

1.05

22.7
63.4
2,867
1,303
283
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75.2
53.4
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58.4

16.7
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1.03


77.7
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1,902
359
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61.4
53.6
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26.8


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1.04

31.9
76.8
3,796
2,025
358
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26.7


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1.04



2,956

287
33.3

71.6
50.5
61.1
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17.3
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28.9


11,104

1.05

2?.9
65.2
2,997
1,401



721.7
53.9



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27.1


6.526

1.01

22.9
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2,689
1,210
283
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68.7
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55.8

17.9
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22.4


1.01

20.3
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2,g87
1,187
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31.7


58.7
64.9
)5.8

17.6
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1.02

22.5
63.4
2,796
1,187
327
29.0

69.2
60.1
)2.9

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1.02

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62.3
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1,208
323
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64.9
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)5,367


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tr nepresenta an average of tn-e alileage reported at tne close ofC eachr aoratn within the Deriod.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT BCNOMICS AND STATIFITCS


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

















EASTERN DISTRICT I I 1
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCinclue SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEMPOCAHONTAS REGION
195'( 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953
AGGREGATES
1. Mlilos ofroad operated at:1onorm monthh ............... a22386 4 224 378e 52 39 1 52 52 01 8060 80731 60 45 1 60 593 31 37 0 71 37146 6 126 34 2 126 L3 9 1
2.Tri-0i sta 11 m ie-roeed tainot .......... 4 914906 10 698 17 2 1 4806 95 3147 00 689 7 52 968 26 5 2 1764 4 7 4 116 i65~ 11504561 1640271 1 588 001 4 941 729 2
2-02. Diesel-eleg~riclocoastlre-propelled traina..... 30 463 9 7 29 323 981 9 057 286 9 050 542 1149 20 1 071 747 10 206 49 2 10 122a89 4 879 405 5065 552 15 378 0 7 14 136 40 2-02
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 569 SO 21 634 4 6 6 452 6 2 31 514 764 38 7 7 641 817 491399 556 581 .78 10 3 77 88 0 2-03
z-5 Foa moooicrple tri .......... 36 04208 40755 57 109966041 127132061 1877734 2 081 829 128O74 3361 14 7950 O 00,O29 8 631 6708 17 89 155 b5 2 6
2-7 h~ tore ... 36 0283 3 40 730 61 10 996 0 4 12 713206 18B77 7 34 2 0818029 12 874 36 14 795 03 6 B029 66 6 705 830 17 14 62 O 19 230 6 2
2-08.0rilnar ...... 35~428168 40292324 10840935 12505189 1858850 2063872 12699785 14569061 5983556 6651651 17059527 19071t15 2-08
2-09. Light ... 325 444... 450 495 155 I66 208 C17 18 884 17 957 174 553 225 974 46 307 54 179 104 584 170 3j42 2--09
3.O Roadcte-ileo 36 048 77 40 719 478 10 999 285 127177101 1877731 2082B4711 12 877 0161 14800181el 60292541 67052351 17 142 40 7 19 214 062 3-01
3-02. Seller (rl. @*8 and traling"Aunits) ..... 793 588 1 161570 426158 5)0 699 47067 74 702 473 220 655 401 27 220 80 102 293 14: 426 067 '3-02
3-o3. Lght ........ 1 275155 1 739748 52?9067 7355 1 69059 87 629 5 96126 82:3 40 97082 112 239 5 82947 803 46 9 3
3-04.Total omootivrails... 38 120 420 43 620 796 11 954 510 14 034320 1 99385 7 2 2448002 13 948367 162a79 122 6153556 6 897 576 16 018 497 20 444 09 L 3-04
3-o5. otal. steal onl ...- 5496519 12 132 33 1697 336 3 664 243 767 068 1104 700 2 4,4 40 4 4 768 943 1 210 025 1766 33C 1822 090 5 597 058 -0
3-06. Total,41esel-electrie only ...... 31 872 326 30 689 024 9 755 131 9 789401 1185 42 2 1095 853 10 940 553 10 885 254 4 943 531 5 1312a4 15 988 244 14 672 '24 3-06
34)7. Toal, electric onl y................. 655 315 741 937 502 04 3 580 676 4136 7 44 249 543 410 624 425 111905 117012 34"
3-08. Total, other .....;....... 96 25 8, 57 504 96 25 57 0 3-8
0d9 gtrooo~is 60 239 1 171 544 YO6 066 411907 96 581 1220 044 5377 00 7 1516 100465 39
-lo. Diesel-electrlo omotives............... 2 725 015 2509 729 1081 74 8 1039 999 82 660 72 155 116400 1112a154 515 240 499 745 10 4516 7 897 630 31
3-11. Iarlectrleoro*ttres.. 52385 51 623 4480 6 42 546 2352 2 826 47 156 45 37i: 522 6s51 -1
F.0mth locomotives ................ 33997 8 3 733162 1 334620 1 494052 181793 203 251 1 516 413 169710j 615 8271 655 461 1265 4 1303
3-14.M*Ilst itial and inaul terrolna Inc.In 3-13,..... 756 330 825 031 209 496 230 4 7 16 639 14 59 5 226 1 3 245 071 166 538 1655944 36105 7 4141 -14
Dies. -e rcntie:anod.......o.. 78 340 558 75491096 220855591 221735411 2689219 2:629 292a 24 774 77 8 24 802 63 3 11 624 736 11 580 0941 41 941 044 39 10816 3-15
3-16. Train ircl .................... 3 751316 5 3935766 1 442 799 1 352 456 125 650 101 622 15968449 1454 07 6 663 270 620 57 1519 t9 7 12e79 110 31
4. Car-nlsn (housands)rnrt 8120 8953 286 0 3 41408 5 310 44 0 346 59(3 12992a4 1419 51 374 841 402 250 60
4-02. Laded. west or south ................. 651 189 760 812 177 58 2 215 34t 39 12 50O4353 216 70 2 2657 7 0 96 732 1062 5 2 337 75 E 388 7 82 'o2
4-03. Loaded. total 1 466 39O4 1 653 355 445 84 e 515656 81 294 96 518 527142 612 37C 226 656 249 947 712 5 96 7910O32 a -)
4-04. mpty,*sast or nrth 3................ 45164 386 366 93129 96 761 26658 348063 119 787 131 C24 55 04 0 55 916 170 33 7 198 62 6 L-ok
ie0. mpty, westor south .0 BO941 514 45 6 178 416 11 759 31091 32 494 209 507 214253 80 873 82 466 218 561 i.17737 40
l-06.mp~ty total 85410b 900 622 271545 278 520 57 749 673557 329294 345 677 1393 188 889 153606
*-*07. Loaded and upty. eastor north ............ 1 160369b 1 27890 9 361 3 9 397 274 68 83 2 80 948 430 22 4 78222: 184 96 4 199 611 54b 17 t 6010O76 G lc0
k-08. Loaded and owpty, west or south ............ 1160130 1 275 268 355 990 397 104 70 211 82 927 4262a09 4800G31 177 60 b 188 718 556 316 606 519 I-08
4-09.Loaded and spty, total ................. 2 320 499 255417 7 717 39 5 79457b 139 04 3 163 875 t56436 9,6 253 362 56 9 388 329 1101494 1 i07 t95 t 4
l-10. Caboose, anldir~ettons. 36 420 41 186 11191 13 039 1943 2150 13134 15 18 9 6 20 7 6805 17 07 9 19 145 rr-10

5. Gr oto -hrn6 tan elo1o vtle ...... ... 1488 24 1 3 004 52 1 495 7011 1 151 7 91 347161 4 5230 6 842 662 1 604 097 3 Z85 2 4 7837 8 306 52 7 922 046 5-01
5-3 Dlilsa i 4 o comri ... ......_ 9293298 9 956436 27139 S682552 3 37 897 327 284 3418 30661286190 256 430 0
5-obr. lectric ~oconotive... 219 976 2?9 587 148 070j 155311 23186 24 537 171256 179 646 46 720 49 739 5-ok
5~6 3 ... 11659 82 13 34 58 3 355j162 3 98945 4 706 24 4 804 127 4 01340 6 4 793 501 1 76735 1801 5852 6 355
6. Gr Iotonslen toealbra nee sam lco~tr t an ........ 10 966 099 a2052 990 3 456 b07 78020911 2672166 4138685 6130773 11940776 3 059 57 9 4 126 53 3 1 776 34 7 5 985 81 64)1

be). 1rri dlr-ltrl ~osr fr .. 88586O264 85965185 20455661 26831911 3989279 3864511 30444940 30696422 12842 88 13147810 445 1007 4 586 98 6c
6-04.Total inelectric locomotive trains .......... 203255929 2135 202 1 570 512 1650 88 165 083 180807 1 735 595 18 31 688C 8 89 534 503 L94 6-o'
T~ ot1 inoher nootr ud. .roc ... 102633140 116 02 6 31848 36248 6258 1800 3 8 31130 6 44 468 686 15 959 09 7 1735120~3 483700 50 O 54 041 '6 50
t07. Total of pass. train care and contents incl. In 4-06 316 95 510 2 7 46 4 5 9) 50 9 6 3 86 3 2 9 97 50 3 2: 2 5 3 96 57 1 2 2 6 3 4 2 209 5O 8 193 4 3 6 6-07
7. Not ten-oiless retenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...... 45 224 173 52 570 L05 15 7981971 16 703 234 3 C04892 4410705 17447663 21113939 7 146 316 7 939066 20 629 94 23 517 L000
8. Tra Colhurstal.d rtain-oc noleu o peled tals ... 260 38 7 520 382 10054 5 i2219101 41 24 1 63 12 1 142 1861 2815 C3 64 881 97 2101 53320 136 136 8-ol

B] Cll~tl lo comotive-rpreT1d rsn ab....... 1 50 286 1 24 36 5132e94 514 104 57 56 3 53~4: 570 859 567 L49 26j 855 279 034 7264d501 636 143
8-Gk. Elctric ~ocometive-rpropelletrains ........... 28)743 33 18 22 324 26 242 2171 2 401 24495 26 043 .44844
8-05. other locoactive-propelled trains ............ 2 88 3 1 7 54 -- 2 68 3 1 75 4 85
N-7 otoarrpl d.inhr 1. 1901549 2 223 5 636 56 3 762 263 100 97 5 118 567 737 536 880 826 332 651 379 686 831 8 962b t6 8-07

AVERAGES
9. Averageslper mle of road per day:
901. TraiPn-ils,. ordinary ................. 5.3 6.0 6.9 7.9 7.7 8.5 7.0 8.o 5.* 6.0 4.5 5.o 9--ol
9-2. hot ten-niles ........................................( 6,73* 7,810 8,779 10,601 15,091 18,212 9,621 11,615 6,426 7,124 5,'('3 6,190o 9--02
10. Avragesl per trail-rmile (excluding light traine):
10-01, lococoures-.iles (principal and helper) ........ 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.05 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. loaded rightst car-ailes ................ 41.o 41.0 411 1.2 43.7 1,6.8 '(1.5 42.0 37.9 37.6 41.8 1,1.5 10-o2
10-0) Empty freight~ :: ca- isrcol ...O. 23.- 9 22.4i 25.1 22.3 31.1 32.6 25.9 23.8 22.7 zo.8 22.8 21.8 10-03
1006 otlfrihtcr-ies(ecudn cbos)..6.9 63,4r 66.2 63.5 7k.8 79.L 67.4( 65.8 60.6 58.1, 64.6 63.3 10-ob
10-O5. Grose ten-ails. (excl. loconoitisl and tenders) ..... 2,881 2,880 2,904 2,902 3,672 3,965 3,017 3,052 2,667 2,609 2,855 2,84310o
0-06~. aet to..nsls.................... 1,265 1,305 1,273 1,336 1,963 2.137 1,37" 1,449 1,141194 1,209 1,233 10-o6
11. Groes ten-iles of locomotives and tenders per looncmtive-rile30 306 281 281( 355 358 291 294 287 274 321, 326 1
12. Bet ton-miles per loaded ear-aile ............................ 30.8 31.8 30.9 32.h 44.9 "5.7 33. 3.5 31.5 31.8 29.0 29.7 12
13. Car-mile ratioo: Loaded frei~ht cars
13-ol. Percent at total car-miles. esus or north ........... 70.3 69,8 74.2 75,.6 61.3 56.9 72.2 72.5 70.2 72.0 68.8 66.9 1-0
13-C2. Percent of total car-niles, rest or scuth ....... 56.1 59.7 49.9 54.2 55.7 60.8 50.8 55.4 54.5 56.3 6o.? 61r.1 l3-o2
13-03. Percent of total car-siles, all directions ....... 63.2 61,.7 62.1 64.9 58.5 58.9 61.6 63.9 62.5 64.4 64.7 65.5 -o
13-06. Percant east or north of total car-miles ....... 55.6 5L.0 60.2 58.3 51.9 47.7 58.9 56.6 57.3 57.5 52.6 50.9 -o
16r. Averages per train-hour:
14-4:1. Tirain-st ...................... 19.0 18.3 17.3 16.7 18.6 17.6 17.5 16.8 18.1 17.7 20.6 20.0 14-01
~1 42, Orose ton-riles. (ezel. locomotives and tenders) ..... 54,1168 52,188 49,4~61 47,602 67,606 69,024 51,945 50,485 47,975 45,701 48,571 56,304 14r2
15. Percent trala-swtchingy hours at way, stations of
total trsai-houra* .............. ......... 23.1 21.8 29.5 27.6 27.3 26.5 29,2 27,$ 22.4 21.5 18.1 16.7 15


*Exclude s aitching3 time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


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3 1262088516538 UREAU OF TRANSPORCT BOONOYICB AND Srkn@E'S

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 N(ONTH OF APRIL 1954 AND 1953


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BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS9 AND STATISICS


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 FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRjL 1951, AND 1953


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCwINGI~ SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONT AS REGION ITEM
NO.
195'( 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 '1954 1953 195s 1953 195'( 1953
AGGREGATES
1. iles of road operated at close of monthY.... ................ i23 8b51 224 4 6( 5~ -901 52 LDos 8 061 8 07 3 GO 511 60 637 37 086' 37 14 6 121j 5561 126 653l 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-aproplled and motorcar trained :
2-01. Steam locoootive-propellai trains .......,,.......,.... 23 630 386( 44 160 36 4 6 839 5)591 12: S88 bl 2 910 897 3 832 4 9 9 9 750 4501 16 b621010 4 974 9271 7 204 6 981 a 910 9751 20 134 656 -0
2-02. Diseeslelectric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 119 383 979 114 711757 36 112 830 35 414 b33 4 533 114 4 175 065 40 645 950 39 589 697 19 186827 19 512 389 59 551 202 55 609 671 2--02
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trained .......... 2 215 175 2 t518 591 1 751 b34 2 043 817 163 039 171 840 1 914 573 2 1.15 657 300 L02 502 934 20
2-04. Other locoeotive-propelled trains ** 004 4 2 5 5 -- -- -3084 42 5 b 2..04
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains .................... 145 543 970 101 616 16. 44 703 92 9 S 446 96U 7 607 050 8179 404 52 310979i Sd~626364 24 161 754 26 717 087 69 071 243 76 272 711 2
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trained ............................ 968 0 1 87 1----. 68 01 87 1 2 6
2-07. Total train-miles .................. 14b 640 786 161 744 9)33 44 70fi 929 50 446 960i 7 607 050 8 179 404 52 310 979 be 626 364 24 161754 26 717 087 69 16b 05.5 76 40148r 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ........................................... 144 2 74 9i40 100O 024 523?~ 44 033 5 5 49 L032 4 0 7 534 7 89 102 1 9 51Ctis b9 4, 7 7346813 23 986 054 26 09 617 66 720 7 42 75 7 80 2 2 2-08
2-09. Light ............................................ 1 365 846 1 720 410 670 574 bl4 47: 72 261 77 200 74(2 835 ~91 681 175 700 207 470 447 211 621259 ..
3. Road locomotive-eiles: 20
3-01. Principal ............... ........ 145 574 972) 101 645 9701 44 715 970 L0 461 80 7 609 815 8 182 OO9 52 325 793 5d 643 81.7 24 159 6721 36 715 027 69 090 507 76 287135 3-ol
3-02. Belper (excludes B and trailing A' unit<) ...... 3 354 71a 4 607 501 1 832 037 2: 576 02i 225 278 286 686 2 057 ;15 2 662 709 134 585 316 089 1 162 818 1 828 70330
3-3.Liht............................... L50 82 7 024 272 2 3101 035 554 USj 304 354 355 112 2 620 369 3 109 951 394 864 459151 2 490 979 3 255 170 -
3-06. Total locom~otive-ales ............................... L31-4 436 922 173 477 74 v4d GO4 050 US 792 07u t) 139 447 8 8123 807 57 003 47 64 616 47 7 24 689121 27 490 267 72 744 304 81 57100: 3.4
3-05. Tota, steam olyl .................................... 26 i80 940 DO 096 934 7908 110 15 163 97 3 281 494 42 373 210 11 189 60 4 19 537 180 43 25 466 7 718 9 4 6104 857 03 2284 830 ~ 3-0
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only .............. 124 973 ~6671017363 9 7 0170o 8 0 6 9 36727 256371 3 5 9713 18707 5 2 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only ................................. 2 50' a84 .' 957 0 4 1 9 60 4 a5 r J20 ade 176 1 53 182 -098 2 136 013 2 5 02 980 42?5 660 4 54 0 60-7
3-08. Total, other ... ...... ... ... ...... 320 125 23 8 3 01 5 3 89 _7
Train-sritching locomotive-nilea:
3-09. Steam loconotives .................................... 793 j911 4 7 87 9 5 ; 922 159 1 667 21 r 420 7391 503 67? 1 342 896j 2 170 88 5 439 2271 635 9411 1 011 26d 1 98B1131 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives .......................... 10 657 191 9 629 62 4 332 001 4 000 797 305 744 284 563 4 a30 345 4 2L1 360 2 015 555 1 547 984 4 003 B191 3 390 28* -lo
3-11. Electric locomotives 202 t835 199 4 7 174 Lcu 165 ;4- 9 605 1102 1 183 o11 177 5 6 r 19 E24 21 906
3-12. Other locomotives ................... 16 21 ---- 21d 1 1
3-3.Tta ............................. 13 653 733 14 617260 5 42U 700 i b40 5 0 736 088 799 256 6 164 854 6 63980v 2 454 782 2 8 95 003 97 533 3
3-14.ile~s initial and finalterisinalataal. in 3-13...... 3503 792 3)158 187 865607 a bbiG O 60 77 54 46 925 984 940 52: 645J00 650 809 1463 508 1 t66 849
Diesel-olectric unit alles: 3
3-15. Road .........................307 2 90 089 2 Y4 709 74 87 868 201 L6 e4100 / 10 704 04 5 10 174 664 d 8 572 240 rO bl5 7a1 45 728 746 44 254 5 5 162 989 667 153 639 4 6
3-16. Train switching .................... 14 615 060 12 6i 72 6 371 5 7 Go0 Dec i, Zl 7 9<.c 476 2221 414 5 5 91 6 42 611l 5 633 3 j71 2 604 992 2: 4 21 41 4 5 6785 67 6
4. Car-allas (thousands): 3
'-01. Loaded, east or north ................................ 3 242 532 3 5165 57i 1 063 940 1 184 OU< 172 276 186 163 1 230 210 1 370 2110 512 554 557 959 1 493 702 15 88 401 4-
6-0. 2 add I es o soth.......... ............ 25 361 3 06795 71 4 2 44 0 14 9 2 1 1 6 9 66 74 1 25 2 39 2 1 435029 1 34 ZU 1 5 6 3u --
r-03. Loaded, total.. .....................1 5 836 147 6 523 370 1 774 192 2 028D 111 322 198 367 832 2 096I 590 I 395 943 911765 992 980 2 827 7y2 3 134 435 4..g
4-*04. mpty east or north. 1 385 44 1 50~376 37080 0 ,o bi- 108 370 127 371 487171 515 930 229405 226 518 c6c,06 761321 IcgC
E-05.Empty. vest or south. 2 040 i78 2 020 41L 712 87 730 Los 1269351 132 78L, 839238 bG3 070 319 764 314 12 881270 643219 Ic-0
4-06. Empty, total. 3 423 712 3 524187 1 09100 1 118 841 235 121 260156 1 32tr409 1 79 000 549169 540 647 1550 134 16b04540 4--06
i-07. Imaded and emrptyea or north ...................... 4 627 960 0 020 54 -, 1 442 741 1 T72 611 280 646 313 554 1 723 j87 1 b86 140 741 9159 784 47 72 162 620 2 349 722 dc
L-08. loaded and owpty, west or south ............ 4 633 893 5 027 21-, 1 422 7 9 i '74 3 .l 276 873 314 4 5 4 1 699 612 1 bee 790 718 575 749 15 8 2 215 306 2 389 257 Lg
I-09. Loaded adeslpty, total** 9 261 859 1C 047 57 2 865<0 146 j9 5 557 519 F 27 9 tj 3 42 5 3 7 74 94- 1 460 53 4 i E33 6 3 4 377 92b 4738 979 4-
l-10.COaboose, all directions.. 147 399 163 540 45762 51 77 7 877 8468 53039~3 60a4 7 24 761 27 77 60999 76 024 Ic-1
*-11. Passengesr carrying care, all directions .............. 3 976 4 751 .09 L57 /101 8 6 4 90 6631 599. 44 73 08) 3 641 L-1l
I-12. Other pasnseer-train care, all directions ....... 17 14 5 18 6 97 3 1, 5 4 1 O 1 39 1 36 j 2, 94 4 2 3 5. 3 6 25 4 17a 2 0 220 10 2 at 4..7
5. Grose ton-miles of road l.ocootives and tenders (though:
$-ol. coal-burning steam locomottres ............. 7 020 410 1Z 309 3601 2 274 509( 4 731 30-. 1 475 812) 1 795 8181 3 750 181 6 Lr27 122 1 457 9451 2 098 301 1 812 284 3 683 937 5-o
5-02. 011-burning steam locoootives ............. 1 585 183 3 t882 697 i47 4 7 31 537 45 4 69 1 553 644 3 836j 9c1 -0
5-03. Diesel-electrie locomoatives..... .................... 37 602 058 35 733 670 10 671 a 23 10 477 53 t 1 33G 097 1 264 983 12 OO9 7 2 11 742 bl c. 5 529 C55 5 410 0 57 0 063 i83 10 b81 10i
5j-0*. Electric locomotives ................................. 858 E00 407 62: 4~ 570 38dl 613 0.7 31 98 115j 101 2201 ~666 101; 714 293 8 99 1331 4
5-05~. Other loocaotives ..881451 65 157 80 195 65 107 5
5-06 Total ......................... 47 154 0401 02 j98 5141 13 516 7jl L, b2e 105 2 912 024 3 162 0211 16 428 402 Id 984 18i, 7 018 5371 7 553 82 7 23 707 107 26 360 SO7 5-06
6. Gross ton-allea of care, contents, and cabooses (thous):5-
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ..... 50 740 430 ub, 180 901 15 714 100 31 704 27 5 11 272 898 15 8125 71 3 26 980 998 47 529 99< 13 097 612 17 651186 10 661 820 22 999 72 6-01
6-02. Total In oi-ml-rnin stess locomotive trains ...... a 714 7 64 22 t663 42u 197 935 255 BO4 d Slo 629 22 6 07 2 2! 6-02
6-03, Total In diesel-electric locomotive tratus ....... 342 328 043 33j4 631 b4 104 299 124 104. 626 62 15 233 411 14 5~48 785 119 L532 535 119 175 414 51 069 880 50 809 37 7 171 725 628 164 646 750 60
6-06. Total in electric locoiottre trains .. ? 03 v31 b 2937 38> 3 988t 041 G 194 r3 / 707 805 728 980 6 696 646 7 123 217 1 100 c965 1174 160 6-0',
6-05. Total in other loconotive and motorcar trains .. 1 132 j19 828 33' 1 132 J19 628 332 d
6-06. Total in all freight trained .............. 410 725 187 4ti4 601 591 126 002 C65 148; 725 14, 27 214 114 31 103 478 153 i16 179 173i 628 623 64 365 427 68 716 36 7 193 143 5D1 21a L256 601 605
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents incl. In f-0(j 1 10j L676 1 298 351 183 007 295 812 15 229 12 4i09 199 11o 168 234 229 869 256 86 8 734 671 773 24 r 6*0
7. Nest ten-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ..........., 180 597 619 20j 237 642 55 280 000 JO OSL,8 97 0 14 446 937 16 638 155 69 732 597 81l 727 13, 28 929 632 31 508 32 b 81 934 9 90 b 002 3 84
8l. Train-hours (incl. trsain-switching hours at ray stations):
01. Coal-burnling stean locoootive-propelled traine ..... 1 2135795 2 146 366j 463 76;1 S9111 185 404 249 44 3 649172 1 16062 0 2854d16 426 18 5 279207 58~9 503 g-
8-02. 011-burning steam loconotive-propelled trained ..... 2 4 819 O 5 82 6 5 4--- 7 5 62 11 76 1 2 40 ba 2 70 8 9 3
8-3.Diae-eecri lccotveprpele tais ..6 122 846 b 946 200 2 042 107 004 14u 223 671 206 067 2 20j 97tl 2 810 81: 1 053 928 1 081980 2 802 940 2 654 01, 8-0
8-04r. Electric locoractive-propelled trained ................. 114 1,20 134 87j tlo L87 107 Gke <* 8 986 9 729 97 73 117 2:57 16 047 17 610 8-0
8-0$. Other locomotive-propelled trained ........... 9 2 63 6 94 0 9 2 63 6 94; &0
8-06. Motoroar-propelled traine ... 5 8 5 O 8 2 9 3 5j 8 5 8 29j 8 6
8--07. Total train-houre 7 714 164 d 625 3 37 2 594 L062 02O2 82: -lb061 4 65 2 3 3 012 7 23 3 4 88 0901 1 346 906 1 519 92 6 3 3'ja 535 3 617 313 g..gy
AVERAGES
9. Aversaesper mile of road per day:
9-1. Traipn-a:es, ordinary ................................ SA' 5.9 7.0 7.9 7.8 8.4 7.1 7.9 5.4 5.9 4.5 5.0 9-0
lo, areat tnile fl it ...... 6,722 7,621 8,79L 10,319 14,935g 17,175 9,613 11,232 6,501 7,069 5,'(0' 6,053 9-02
10-01. Looro~the-mles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.03 1.0h 1.05 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.05 L~ol 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-ol
10-0~2. Loaded freight ear-niles ............................ Ir0.5 h0.8 s0.3 Lo.9 42.8 rc5.'r r4.7 41.5 38.o 37.5 41.1 41.3 1-2
10-03. Empty' freight car-miles .........,.... 23.7 22.0 24.8 22.5 31.2 32.1 25.7 23.9 22.9 20.4 22.6 21.3 10-0)
10-04. Total freight car-miele (ezeludist caboots) ......... 64.2 62.8 65.1 63.4 74.0 77.5 66.l 5. 60.9 57.9 63.7 62. 10-o4
10-05. Grose ton-.iles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .... 2,81(7 2,842 2,862 2,876 3,612 3,839 2,971 3,oll 2,683 2,592 2,811 2,8d a
11. 0 Grs 6net ton- 11eao thee2 an edespr ooaciere0 1q856 8431 1,1 2.58, l88 29L6 1286 1,289 1.92 1224 oO
12. crse ton-silee pe loaddcalotr-salle sdes e ............. ... .... 30.9 315 127 32.1 44.8 35.2 333 3941 31.7 3175 29 3294
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-mles, east or north ........... 70.1 70.0 73.7 ?$.3 61.4 59.4 71.7 72.6 69.1 71.1 69.1 67.6 1 1o
13-02. Parent of total car-niles, rest or Icurth ........... 56.0 59.8 k9.9 53.6 5'*.1 57.8 I50.6 54.3 55.5 58.1 60.2 64.7
13-03. Forssed of total car-*ciles, all directions ...... 63.0 64.9 61.9 64.lr 57.8 58.6 61.3 63.5 62.4 6k.7 6s.6 66.1 130
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-riles 55.6 53.9 60.0 58.4 53.5 50.6 59.0 57.2 56.2 56.2 52.8 13-0l~o
10. Avergae per train-hour:507 3
14-41. Train-niles ...................... ... ......... ..... 18.9 18.3 17.2 16.7 18.2 17.6 17.C 16.8 17.9 17.6 20.6 20. 14-o1
14-02. ur 15. Percent tralo-switchby;l hours at way stations of
tctal train-hours* .......................... .............. 22.9 21.6 29.3 27.3 26.9 26.7 29.0 27.2 22.4 21.2 17.7 16.7 1

*Excludes eirtohing time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the blose of each month within the period,


U. S GOVERNMENT P 2








Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statemet No. M.-211 (OBA)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECO~NOYECS AND STATISTIICS MAY 1954


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 MIONTH OF MA 1954 ANPD 1953


|EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM ~~UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION I lcu alue SOUTHEF N REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IE
~TEM POCAHONTAS REGION NO.M
1954 1953 195'( 1953 1954~ 19 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953
AGGREGATES
1.~ Mlorroal operated atalosotm ronth ..................... 223 873 224 27 7 52 39 2 52 42 5 8071 8 07 3 60 46 3 60 498 3705 8 37 14 6 18635 2 126 633
2.~.St Trinmle~oom olrprop~led train ........... 510E2i6 0 10 813 5301 1359 22 91 3*341001 744 28 7 949 2201 23035 16 4 292 320 1 074 22 2 1 5643511 1 72452 2 4 956 899 2-ol
2-42. Dine~l-*1ectric locomotivapropeliad trained .......... 31 786 56 2 30 720 475 9 501 94 9 495 321 1 243 273 1 201 199 10 745 21 8 10 696 520 5 055 05 35 230 474 15 986 291 14 793 481 2-42
2-4). Electric locomotive-rpropell trains .......... 582 3 72 652 419 463 18 6527 30 38 781 45 6 5 6501 96 7 578 961 80 40 5 79 4 5 8 -o
2-0 mt ~oooiropl atrl ......... 37 596 38 42 25592e 11 524 360 13365 7 26 2 026 341 2 196 075 13550701 15561801 6129 275 6794 785 17 91 5399 19865 509 2-0
2-06. Motoroar-prope~llM train ................ 25 4 31 28 O 3 7 ...----25 4 31 28 3 7 2-06
2-07. otal train-mILes......... 37 621806 42 279 962 11 524360 13 365 726 2026 341 8 196 075 13550701 15561801 61292i75 6 794 785 17 941 830 19 923 376 2-07
-8.rna..37 256 211 41 820 708 11 341 594 13 131 507 200Q2940 2 177 7 S 13344534 15309246 6 092 238 6 742 886 17 819 43 9 19 768 576 2-08
2-9.iht..............365 59 5 459 254 182 76 6 234 219 25 40 1 18 33 6 206 16 7 252 555 37 037 51 8991 122 391 154 800 2-49
3 d. Roa loaoive-at............. 375L97 4201 422637021 11526413( 13369800( 20272241 2196593 135536371 15566 393 6 128 64 8 6 794 29 9 17 915135 19 903 010 3-01~
3-02. Selper (ulcldes*B atrail~6 Ing unit.) ........ 8943576 1272 98 461675 660 411 573561 71 319 19 03 6 731 730 30 931 71 490 34440O9 469 708 3 -02
3-03. Liat ...... 1 426 98 1 815 713 558 912 786 376 83 29 6 91 930 642 20 8 878 306 99 09 4 112 934 685 685 824473 3-o3
3-04. Total locomotive-mile ............................... 39 918 78 3 45 352 34 3 12547 000 14 816 587 2 1676881 2 59 8421 14 714 881 17 176 489 6 258 67 3 6 978 7 23 18 945 229 21 197 191 }o
}-OS. Total. ateaaonly.............. ... 5 784 606 12 357994 1 772 597 3928 560 843 479 1 083 85 2 616 0 76 5 012 396 1135 291 1 678 811 2033 23 9 5 666 7 85 3-05
3-06. Tota. lsinl-electric onl ....r ........--- 33 335 694 32 167 935 10263927 10294176 1 282 587 1 228 91 11546514 11522767 5 12 38 2 5 299 912 16 665 798 1 345 256 30
3-07. Total, electric only ................................. 670 11 2759 217 510 47 6 593 851 41 81 5 47 415 552 291 641 264 117 821 117 953 N7
3-08. Total, other ...............- 128 3 71 67 197 128 3 71 67 197 Foa
3-01 meu so .................. 603 456~ 1 159 712 196 864 419 010 98575 131 983 295 43 9 550 993 93J6 0 136 824 214 65 7 471 895S }-op
3-10. Diesel-*1eotric 001ocmtives.......... 2 754 74 4 2 585 6871 1073 829 1 070 640 84 65 2 74 043( 1158 481 1 144 683 12 550 505 81 1083 713 935 189 )-lo
3-.11,alecric locomotives.................... 54 218 53234 46 107 *44004 2502 3 07C 48 09 47 074 -0 5 9 6 160 3-11
.-3 mta ..................... 3 412486 3 798 790 1316 800 1 533654 185 72 9 209 09 6 1 502 52 1 742 750 605 910 642 63 1 304 066 1415 390
3-14. Miles initial and final termiala iual. in 3-13 ...*** 777 29 9 839 34 9 09 03 3 230 38 8 17 54 3 16 54 8 226 57 6 246 936 158 42 3 164 34 B 92 30 0 428 06 8 31
Dieel- ca mies.,n~n,82126 665 79158 920 23294430 23596608 2 911295p 2 884 675 26 205 725 26481285 12172874 12016702 43 748066 40 660 93S -
3-16. Train switching .................................. 3 793 871 3 468 18 5 1 449 32 9 1 395 32 8 128 73 9 107 18 S 1 578 06 8 502 517 670 97 7 631 642 1B 44 82 8 1 334 026 3-16
4. Car-slen htousnds) rnrh.............. 876 924 954 6 991 288 21 71 32 247 45 51 4 48 3301 333 7351 376 577 1355 1 4 9 149 590 408 04 4 428 532 4..01
k-02. Loaded, vest or south ................. 678 17 782 904 182 550 224 187 43 887 54 466 226 437 278 643 96 639 106 175 355 041 398 086 44
4-3.Imd~, otl .......................... 55 4 1 737 60 3 470 76 7 552 404 89 401 102 816 560 16 8 655 220 231 78 8 255 7 6 5 763 08 b 826 618 44
r-04. Empty, east or north ............................... 347 430 383 870 90 35 5 97 66 9 30 29 8 38 718 120 633 136 407 55 941 51 934 172 85 6 195 529 L.4
Ic0S, Empty, vest or south ................ 561153 568 893 198136 205 434 34 384 34 101 232 52 239 535 84 53 5 86 06 5 244 09 8 243 293 4-05
4-o6. Mapt total. 908 583 952 763 288 471 303 123 64 682 72 815 353153 375 942 138 47 6 157999 416 954 438 822 r-o6
4--07.""""""""" Loddadnt.es rnrh............ 12434 1385 78 552 425 936 75 812 87 04 454 364 512 984 189 090 201 524 580 900 684 061 l.47
r-00. Loadet ani pty7, wet or south ............ 1 239 27 1 3517 9 380 686 429 5911 78 271 88 58 7 458 957 518 178 181i174 192 24 01 9913 9 641 379 I-08
r-09. Lona~dandupty, total ...................... 2*65 624 2 690 366 759 23 8 855 527 154 08 3 175 6 5 9133521 1 031 162 370 26 4 39 7 64 1 180 039 12e65 440 l-49
4-10). Caboose, all directions................ 37 9 8 1 42 9 21 11 71 7 13 6 5 2 O78 2 2 13 7 9 15 9 11 6 3 O4 6 94 9 17 8 82 20 6 1 I-10
r-11. Ranagr carrying care, all directions .............. I1 3 1 27 314 O 17 7 2 2 71 6 O2 O4 10 5 1 2 1 1O5 1 9 4 8
4-12. Other pasengeor-train care, all directions ....... 5 7 7 5 5 15 B 41 8 56 3 5 35 87 68 9 6 55 6 44 42 44 3 5 97 l-12
5.O~ Gr Con-mu~rle adotu ootlr .. ........... 1561 45 2 3 077 68 8 528 66 9! 12375261 382 529 440 72 9 91119 6 1 6 78o55 324 17 3 456 6 30 326 081 943 oo3 5
3-2. 011-bruning Isten looomotives ........................ 367 938 974 890 -- 113 3 3 37 8 366 80 5 971 512 5-02
5-o3. Dies*1-electie lecornotives ......................... 10 059 462 9575 946 2 83880 5 2 822 02 8 367 08 9 356 924 3 199 894 3 178 95~2 1 471 755 1 452 62 5 387 813 4 944 372 50
5-04. Electric loconotives ................................. 228 220 238 421 153 59 6 162 138 25 307 26 203 176 6335 188 34L 5158 7 50 080 5-01
$4$. Other loom~otives.. 35 3 8 ? 18 4 37 --1 35 3 8 7 18 4 37 5-05
5-o6. Tota... .. 12 252 45 13 88 382 3 515070 4 221 492: 772 65 5 883 856 4287 725 5045 348 1 797 061 1912Z630 6 167 673 6 927 404 5-o6
6. 1 Gro~ Itniesoofcrl-u ontn ndab sea~titrn ....... 12 164 544Y 23 167 6341 3974 32 4 8 601 882 3 096 4035 4 05322 2 70707271 12655104 3 010 22 5 4 104 5 91 2083 592 64*07 941 bo
6-42. Total in oil-burnit stus locomotive train ......... 1 995 99 2 5 8 67 17 5- 7 4 2 9 19 4 9 5 1 986 56 3 5 847 6 8 6-02
-03. Total in diesel-electrio locomotive trains ........... 94 151 654 91 781 480 26 62835 9 29 274 230 4 394 481 4 560 40 833 022 840 33 834 658 15 227 90 6 13 474 261 47 900 90 8 44 472 561 5-03
6*-4. Total in electric locomotivetraina............ 2 098 78 6 2225910 16 30 369 1 732 438 16 73 2 188 674 1 794101 1 921 112 04 68 5 304 7 98 6-0
66o mtr al trei~ t n. .motorcar train ......... 110 860 905 123 235 538 34 235 052 39 608 550 7 654 61 6 8 802 304 41 887 66 48 410 854 16 245 560 O 7598 34 552 438 929 57 266 338 646
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. In 6-06 388 75 7 42 35 8 49 88 O 55 89 3 47 O 3 64 8 53 3 5 O 59 54 3 41 26 4 42 42 294 14 3 240 38 7 6-o?
7. hot ten-miles, revenue and nonreenru (thou~sand) ............ 49 116 911 56 296 292 15 217 160 18 543 926 4132 47 5 4 77174 519 349 63 523 315 670 7 222 899 8 024 942 22 544 377 24 955 680 7
1 ( Co-0i rmoa oewich 1 pc loystrat o ... 26736 5 t29 9021 102 471 235 1211 45 44 9 61 814) 147 9201 296 935 62 02 6 92 54 9 57 41 5 140 4181 8.01
8- 1 DI)ti lao tiv ed r~l tradne ..... 16 5352 1 5912384 53187 9 542 069 61140 58 641 593019 600 710 270 234 28 589 75 34 9 71036 24a eo
8..06. El~etria locomoure-propelled trains ................. 28 71 34 35 6 22 13 1 27 27 1 2 O ?7 2 4 9 6 24 20 e 29 7 67 4 50 7 4 5 8 9 0M4

8-07. total train-hours ................ ..... 1 974 416 2307136 656 481 804 461 108 666 122 951 765147 927 41 332 482 576 818 76 787 1002 906 8-07
AVERAGES
9. M~~~r s 1 ,or rodpr ................ 5.4 6.0 7.0 8.1 8.o 8.7 7.1 8.2 5.3 5.9 4.5 5.0 M
W-2. het ton-ciles........ 7,077 8,097 9,369 11,410 16,517 19,067 10,323 121c32 6,287 6.969 5.756 6,357 9-0
10. Averrage per train-sile (excluding light trained :
10-01. looc~ratvemiles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.03 1.0)4 1.05 1.03 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.oo 1,ol 1. .0 W
~102. Loade freiht cFles ...................... 41.7 141.5 41.5 ~ 4*2.1 446 7.2 41.9 42. .0 1 2 41.02 10-01
lo-o. Total trtcht car-il# (excludine oaboose) ......... 66.1 64.3 6696. 698. 85 745* 22.2 10-0
10-*0$. Grose ton-miles (excl. loomontives and t*aders) ..... 2,976 2,948 g,018 3,016 3,822! 4,042 3,139 3,162 2,66726029 .010
10-o6 w ten-sles .. 1,318 1,346Z 1,I ,Y12 2,063 2,191 1,5 .21,18 1,190I 1 165 ilb 867 -
11. Gross ton-ePI1le of loconotives and tenders per locomeotive-rile 307 06280 285 356 349 291 29287 27r ,226 1,27 2 0
12. Iet ton-sites per loade ea-mile ............................ 31.6 32.4 32.3 93.6 46.2 46.1, 34.5 35.6 31.2 1.4 2 30272
13. Car-mile ratice: leaded frelcht cars 3953.
13-0. Percent ct total car-mllu, cst or north ........... 71.6 71.3 76.1 77.1 60.o 55.5 73.5 73.4 71.5 74. 2 o026. 30
13-02. Percent of total car-.iles, vest or scuth ........... 5 *.7 57.9 48.0 52.2 56.1 61.5 '(9.3 53.8 53.3 55.2 7 .2 68.7 13-01
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 63.1 64.6 62.0 6(. 6 58.0 58.5 61.3 63.5 62.6 65.0 5d.3 62. 1-o2
11 A -04. Percent east or north of total car-ailes ............ 56.4 54. 9 61. 2 59.4 50.9 47.0 59.6 57.5 58.3 58.5 53. 5. 3-ok
101o. Trus-miles ...................... 19.1 18.3 17.6 16.6 18.6 17.9 17.7 16.8 18.4 18.0 20.5 19914-01
1-cC2. Grvas tea-mille (excl. locom~otives ad tender.) ..... 56,154 53,433 52,146 49,236 70,442 71,592 54,745 52,200 z8,861 46,703 60,150 57.0 th-o2
15. Percent train-switchins hours at way stations of
tctal train-borurs* ................ ...... 22.2 21.4 28.1 27,0 25.8 26.1 27.8 26.9 22.4( 21.2 17.3 16,4 15























EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT~ POCAHONTAS REGION IncwoalM SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION

1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1 195 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953


223 891

2S 737 808
151 170 541
2 797 547
433 645
183 139 541
128 241
183 261 782
181 531151
1 730 631

183 173 392
4 249 094
6 933 219
194 355 705
32 365552
1583909 261
3 232 396
448 496

3 396 847
13 412 035
257 053
282
17 066 217
3 812 091

Z89 417 354
18 409 533

4 119 456
3 271732
73 91168
1 732 864
2 601 431
4 334 295
5 852 330
5 873163
11 725 483
185 380
5 294
22 920

8 580 686
1 953 121
47 650 336
1 086 420
123 582
59 394 145
62 910 974
10 710 756
436 479 697
9 902 417
1 593 248
521 597 092
1 552 433
229 714 530
1 4 81 15 6
2 98 5 4 7
7 745 438
142 935
12 970
7 5 34
9 6 88 SOC


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3-01
3-02
3-43
3-05
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3-13
3-14

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1. MIles of roat operated at close of month # ..........
2. Tai~n-iles (locomotive-propelled and motorca tralae):
2-41. Steam losometive-propellad trlan .............,....
2-02. Dio*1***1*otrio loomotive-prpropelle trained ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled tratu .. .......
2-44. Other looomative-propellel trains .. .........
2-05. total locomotive-propenal tratas ... ...... .
2-06. Motor sppelled trained ..
2-07. Total triainmls ............
2-08. Ordinary ..
2-09. LICht ......-**********,...
3. Roadlooomotive-alla:
3-41. Principal ...
3-02. Helper (notlndes "' cad traiita *A units) ... ...
3-03. LICht..
3-4. Total locomotive-ales.... ..........
3-05. otal. steamonLy.. ...
3-06. total. dieel-electrie only... .............
3-07. Total, electric only..
3-08. Total, other .....................
Tiprlt-vtching locmt-Ive-mles
3-09. Stem looeoties...... ...
3-10. Dies*Nelerctrio looomotive ....
j-11. Electric loaomotives...
3-12. Other loomrotive .....
34) Ttl .. mt
F14. Milloo latial cad Ilnal terminals incl. In 3-13 ......
Dionl**oletrio unit mil:
3-15. Road .......................
3-16. Trin switching....................
4. Car-siles (thousan~ds):
4-01. Imated. *ast r north...
4-02. Lodda, es~t or eouth ........... .........
4-0). Lmad~d, total....
444. 2mpty, est or north ....... .............
4-05. Empty, unt or south .......
r-06.3mpnty.total..
4-07. Imated and set1. eat or north ..... ........,, .
r-08. Loadd* and uty. wst orouth ... .........
4-09. Lodade ad rpty, total ,.....
r-10. Caboose, alI direction ..
4-11, Paseagr aar~ryla ear, all directions ..............
4-12. Other pauager-lrlan cars, all directions ... ...
5. Qorou son-mlesl of road loomlotives and tenders (theas):
5-O1. coal-burning sena loosomtives ... ..........
5-2. Oil-buning steam loconolties ........................
5-03. Diol-*lectrio l~ocomtives ... ...........
5-00. P1*ctrio locomoivs ... ....
5-05. Other locomoltivs ..................
5*46. Total .. .. ... .. . .. ..
6. Gross ton-siles of ears, coatents, and cabJOse (thous):
6-41. Total in coal-baning osena locomotive traine ........
6-02. Total in oil-baratac steam locomotive trains .........
6*03. Total in dineol-electria locomotive triai ...........
6-44. Total in electric loconotive trat ...........
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorear tratu ........
6-46. Total in all freight train ..........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents incl. in1 406
7. Est Sca-allu, revenue and nontevenne (thousands) ............
8. Traa-houra (incl. train-switchint hour s t say stations):
8-41. Coal-btrning tma locomotive-propelled trains .......
8--02. Gil-burning steam loconrotive-ropelled trains ........
8*43. Diesel-electric loco~otive-propelled trains ..........
8-46, Electria locomotive-propelled traine .................
64$. Other locomotive-rproplle trained ....................
8-06. ootoroar-prroelled traine ..
&47. Total train-holurs... .,......

ALVERAGES

9. Averagsper mile or road per day:
9-el. Trainviloe, ordinary ................
%02. het ton-siles .....
10. Avrageso per train-mle (xclurding light strain):
10-01. loconotive-miln (principal anrd helper) ...........
10-02. Insted fresshe eaoans.................
10-4). Empty freight car-mles.. ....
10-04. Total irelsht use-iles (excluding oaboose) .........
10-05. Gro~s ton-siles (excl. loconotive ad tenders) .....
to-46. wet ton-nils ..
11. Gross ton-siles of loomlotives and tenders per locometive-rile
12. Iet ton-siles per loaded car-ale ...............
1). Car-nile ratlo*: Loaded freight ears
13-O1. Prcent of total castles, **. or north...........
13-02. Prcutf of total car-mllu, west or scath ...........
13-4. Percent of total car-miles, all dtrections ..........
13-04. Percut east or north of total oar-miles ............
14. Average per tral-heour:
1l01. Traia-sles......................
14-42. uros ten-mlilos (excl. locoactives and tenders) ..***

15. Pereeat train-sitching houlr s t way stationl of
tctal train-hour* .... ....


126 64

25 091555
70 403 152
382 392
290 951
96 168 050
156 808
96 324 858
95 548 799
776 059

96 190 142
2 298 411
4 079 643
102 568 196
28 507 615
73184 982
572 013
303 $86

2 453 026
4 325 474
26 066
300
6 806 866
1 994 917

194 300 404
6 181 892

2 016 953
1 944124
3 961057
956 850
1 0 86 51 2
2 043 362
2 973 783
3 030 636
6 004 419
96 085
4 58 9
13 883

4 626 940
4 808 4 9
23 525 47 3
243 411
83 594
33 287 911

29 407 664
28 455 302
209 119 339
14 78 964
1 063 670
269 524 939
1013 636
116 958 064

6 99 971
7 11 2 5
3 367 461
22 aoS
9 240
10 O 84
4 820 219


224 404

54 973 894
145 432 232
3 171010
290 951
203 668 087
156 808
204 024 895
201 645 231
2 179 664

203 909 67 8
6 080 42 S
8 839 985
218 830 092
62 454 928
152 355 321
3 716 257
303 56 6

5 947 667
12 215 316
;252 706
300
18 415 989
3 997 536

373 868 66 8
16 340 822
44 71274
3 789 699
8 260 973
1 887 639
2 589 311
4 476 950
6 356 913
6 379 010
12 737 923
206 469
6 024
23 62 9

15 387 048
4 857 5 87
45 309 622
1 146 04 5
83 594
66 783 896

111 348 535
28 730 601
426 413 029
10 523 293
1 063 67 O
578 079 12 8
1 640 709
261 534 134

2 6 76 2 6 8
7 23 8 9 2
7 543 760
169 229
9 240
10 8 4
11132 47 3


52 537

16 331611
44 909 953
25 71122

63 812 686
63 812 686
62 763 992
1 048 694

63 831608
3 036 434
3 741 215
70 609 257
19 092 530
48 601994
2 914 733

2 086 221
5 0 77 4 37
210 54 9

73 74 207
1 116 430
110 237 66
6 614 126

1512 299
1 068 216
2 580 515
486 24 8
935 719
1421967
1 998 547
2 003 935
4 002 482
65 432
754
4 959

5 968 630
2 4 7
13 299 563
775 211

20 043 651

40 306 161

133 900 859
8 126 67 5

182 333 695
511 720
83 632 903

1 146 30 6
2 546 215
134 799

3 827 320


8 063
3 654 374
5 776 387
201 820
65 8
9 632 581

9 537 729
94 852

9 657 039
282 639
387 650
10 307 328
4124 973
5 9643587
217 968

519 314
390 396
12 107

921 817
77 920

13 615 340
604 961

217790
193 809
411599
138 668
161 335
300 003
356 458
355 144
711 602
9 955
121
174

1 858 341

1 705 186
121 152
3 684 679

14 369 301

19 627 892
871 557

34 868 750
18 699
18 579 412
230 8 53

264 811
11063

S26 727


8 07 3

4 781i71 9
5 376 264
217 496
10 37
10 375 47 9

10 279 93 7
95 542

10 378 602
358 005
447 042
11 183 649
S4 57 048
5 497 090
229 511

635 655
358 606
14 O 91

1008 352
71035

13 059 339
521748

234 493
236155
470 648
166 089
166 886
332 975
400 582
403 041
803 daZ
10 726
113
171

2 256 547

1 621 907
127 423
3 985 87 7

19 8 78 935 5

19 109 193
917 654
39 905 782
16 051
214 09 90C

311 as ]

264 70E
12 222
-e is


60 453

12 053162
51 391 168
2 416 540
65 860 670

65 860 870
64 912 678
948 192

65 879 430
2 576 351
3 262 597
71 718 378
13 805 680
55 223 789
2 688 909

1 638 537
5 796 826
232 220

7 667 363
1 152 560

124 777 971
7 820 879

1 569 947
1086 811
2 656 758
607 804
1 071 758
1 679 562
2 177 751
2 158 569
4 336 380
67 434
65 0
4 170
4 661 379

15 209 614
845 134

20 716 127
34 057 725

152 555 375
8 490 747

195 103 847
252 466
89 082 632
7 97 0 92

2 858 997
121781

3 777 670


60 610

21 113 330
50 286 217
2 788 618

74 188 165

74 188 165
73 043 929
1 144 236

74 210 210
3 394 439
4 188 257
81 792 906
24 5495878
54 0990 8 4
3 144 244

2 721 87 6
5 436 043
224 640

8 382 559
1 187 466

123 297 OO4
7 135 874

1 746 792
1304371
3 051163
652 337
1 102 605
1 754 942
2 399 129
2 406 976
4 806 105
76 159
867
5 130

8 205 177
2 47
14 921470
902 634

24 029 52 8

60 185 096

153 010 052
9 044 329

222 239 47 7
327 77 7
105 042 803
1 457 05 63

2 8110 923
147 024

4 415 510


37 081

6 049149
24 241 880

30 291 029

30 291029
3O 078 292
212 737

30 288 320
165 516
493 958
30 947 7 94
6 385 757
24 562 037


532 587
2 528 105

3 060 692
803 723
57 901 620
3 275 969
647703
495 850
1143 553
283 346
404 299
687 645
931 049
900149
1 831198
51 065
504
4 280

1 780 942
32 67 0
6 989 626

8 8053 26

16 107 837
205 364
64 297 786

80 610 967
271 153
36 152 551

347 4 4 2
7 794
1 324 152


1 679 388


37 146

8 769 009
24 742 863

33 511 87 2

33 511 872
33 252 503
259 369

33 509 326
387 57 9
572 085
34 468 990
9 397 735
25 071255


772 765
2 453 799

3 226 564
815 154
56 271 260
3 053 056

707 549
541204
1248 753
278 452
400 194
678 646
986 001
941598
1 927 399
34 22 6
56 8
4 816

2 554 931
48 84 7
6 862 67 9

9 466 45 7
21 755 77 5
275 299
64 283 638

86 314 712
299 296
39 533 267

5 18 7 34
12 6 34
1 365 376


1 896 744


52 390

6 398 788
45 614 761
2 214 720
-6 2 29
56 228 269

55 374 949
853 340

56 242 391
2 293 712
2 874 947
61 411 050
9 680 707
49 259 402
2 470 941

1 119 023
5 406 430
220 113

6 745 566
1 074 640

111 162 631
7 215 918

1352157
893002
2 245 159
469 136
910 423
1 379 559
1 821 293
1 803 425
3 624 718
57 479
52 9
3 99 6
2 803 038

13 504 428
723 982

17 031 448

19 688 424
132 927 483
7 619 210

160 235 117
233 767
70 503 220

5 66 2 39

2 574 186
110 718

3 251 143


126 357

10 638 497
75 537 493
S81 007
433 645
86 987 642
122 241
87 109 883
86 540 181
569702
87 005 642
1 507 227
3 176 664
91 689 533
12 174115
785923 435
543 487
448 496

1 225 923
5 087 104
24 833
282
6 3358142
1 855 808

206 737 763
7 312 685
1901806
1 689 071
3 590 877
841714
1 125 774
1 967 088
2 743 520
2 8144(45
5 557 965
86 881
4 140
14 470

2 138 365
1 920 4 51
25 451096
241 286
123 582
29 874 780
12 745 412
10 505 392
219 626 536
1 411 670
1 593 248
245 882 258
1 029 614
104 479 367
336 62 2
2 90 7 5 3
3 562 289
21154
12 970
7 5 4
4 231 522


5.4
6,795

1.02
40.7

2,873
1,265
306
31.1

70.4

55.7
18.9
53,836

22.8


6.0
7,718

1.03
1(0.9
22.2
63.1
2,864
1.296
305
31.7





18.3
51,927

21.6


8.4
17,563

1.04
45.8
32.4
78.2
3,882

45.5

58.5
58.6


17.6
67,845

26.6


7.o
8,912

1.04
40.5
24.9
65.4
2,894
1,273
277

74.2
49.5
61.9
60.2

49,286

29.1


7.9
10.542

1.05
41.1
22.7
63.8
2,905
1,332
284
32.4
75.7

58.6
16.7
47,640

27.3


7.8
15,260


43.1
31.5
74.6
3,656
1,948
357
145.2
61.1
5'(.6
57.8
52.9
18.3
66,199

.26.7


7.1
9,759

1.01
40.9

3,oo6
1,372
289
33.5
72.1
50.3
59.1
17.4
51.644

28.7


8.0
11,477

1.05
B1.8
2k.0
65.8
3,0(3
1,u38
294

72.8

57.3
16.8
50,332

27.2


5.4
6,457

1.01
38.o
22.9
60.9
2.680
1,202
284
31.6

69,6

56.6
18.0
48,000

22.4


5.9
7,048

1.01
37.6
20.4
58.0
2,596
1,189
275
31.7
71.8
57.5
6L.8
56.7
17.7
c5.So?

21.2


4.5
5,476

1.o2
41.5
22*7
64.2
2,841
1,207
326
29.1

69.3
60.0
64.6
53.0
20.6
58,110

17.7


6,116

1.02
1(1.4
21.1(
62.8
2,821
1,224
325
29.5

67.8
66.o
50.9
20.0
55,915

16.6


*Exclude s pitching time of train loom~otive at initial and final terminals.
# Bepresents an average of the mileage reported at close of each month within the period.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1954 O 110314 (1)


Z:L I~SL-~e~~15


3 1262 08851 6843 IN RSAECM RC CO ISON
SURWAU OP TRANSPIORT~ WOONOICS AND STA'IISUCS


Statement No. M-211 (08-A)


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

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED:)
FRo rlFIVE ONTES END)ED WITH MAY 1954( AND 1953


UN :








U.S. LEO~PoaTO






















EASTERN DISTRICT
INcwome
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REG ISTRICTIC


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT I POCAHONTAS REGION


AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mil of road per day:
9-1. Train-milee, ordinary ................
9-2. Lot ton-mile .. ..... ............ ..
10, Averags per train-a.11e (excluding flight trained :
10-01. Lococotivre-sles (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Imaded freight car-ile..............
10-0). Empty freight car-mles ..
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboo~s) .........
10-05. Grols ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tendere) ...,,
10-06. Net ton-sles .......... .. ........
11. Gross ton-milles of looMotiaes cad tenders per locoractive-mil
12. set ton-itae per loaded ear-mle ...............
13. Car-mile r4M~os: loaded fret~~ht ears
1)-01 Percent of total car-milrr. not or north ...........
1j02. Percent of total ca-r-mles, west or cuth ...........
13-03. Fhroens of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-miles ............
14. Aunragee per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles ............................,
14-02. Greas ton-mlesl (excl. locomotives rnd tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switch~ing hours at way stations of
total train-he:rs* .


9154 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1 3


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3 26 881891 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION .-- ---- tmn No M.-211 (OS-A)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT liONOMICS ~AND srnAr 10 UNE 1954


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATESr
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways Cv7L

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED) OCT 1 4

FOR THE~ MONTH OF TUNE 1951r AND 1953


ITEM


ITEM
NO.


AGGREGATES
1. Man of road operated at close of month ....................*
2. Train-ales (locomotivbroe-roelle and motorcar trained :
2-41. Stuaa loconrotive-propelled trains .............*******
2-02. Diesel-electric looc~onlrpotive-poel traina ...**
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled traine ................*


2-09. Lightr ........................................*-******
3.Ro05 cotao ve-ai ...................n ... .........*******
3-02. Helper (rroexlude tBeaind riis a'nt)....
3-03. Lrigh .. . .. . .. . .. *
3-04 Tod~ootal lcomoivemls ................
3-05. Totcalsemol ............... .. .
3-06. Totle dieel-lectri oB n talyn .......................
3-07. Total, lecatiric o ly .................
3-08. Total other ... ........ ............

3-10. Diesel-edlectrielctreonoie ..............
3-11. Eoal lectrie lo o otie ........ ......
30 .0 .oal .. .. *
Trl--14. Mles initiaLe~~l adfnl triasic. n31 ..







9-11. Pasener cao~trryn ae l drcin .


5-02. olil-b rning steam locomtsrotives .... I
5is~-03.tr i Dise-e tri locmtv ..............
5-04. Eleti nl~ocomotive ..................................

6. Garos tn-alu (of cars onet, n cboes(hos
6-01. Total in coalbr ningtea oooietan ....
64-2. otled, ine oilbrning tea oooietri.....
6-03.Totalind iesetl-eeti lcooia ris.....*
6-04. Total ineecst ri locomtiv trains ..................***
l05 o~tJ et fr omenu. .....
7. 06 Net r~ -a ofeass-r en n6
8.O7 Trainhour (ncl atrain-ovtchingoursh at way stations): .
8-02. 011-bornint s~team locootiv-popelle strain ...........
L-03. Dieosel-electrictloomoiepoeletan.

846 Er tnaletric loomd otive-roele ad trainae ... I)
5-S. Othernin loomtive-propeldtraine ......................
8-09 otDoee-letl n ..r.... .....**


126 337

1 969 9 8
15 963 73

136 56 O
18144 703


1 9 6

18 52 030

665 808
19 188 168
9 289 20 9
16 652 199
107 17 5
139 58 5

23 108

14 711
8 4
1413 631


43 O3 96




59 597 342

416 22 2


369 27 9i

5 29 10 1
465 737
398 46 2
6 O6 6 1 2

257


47 461 1


281 319
479 71 6
52 959 920

22 447 772

60 37 5
58 392
789 37.0
4069
4 11 2
1 44 5
917 76 3


126 634

5 433 424
14 727 641

56 95
20 294 996


182 7 44

20 307 090
887 793
88 38
21 683 271
6 185 94
15 323 76 4
516 982

493786
1 033 219
5 51

1532 588
459 559






637687



129 649
857 787
44 58 9
1557 38

7 0 5 976

6 95 2i
388 790


4 78 209 ,


5 9 92
7 O5 6


1 97 6 8i
1 0558430


8 071

924 012
1 176 835
41 92 8

2142 775


20 7 O 5

2 143 37 9
75 032
92 681
2 311 092
1 063 65 6
1 203 887
43 547


137 467
72 580
2 964

213 011
16 092





2 85 13

169 238
2221

10 9
2 9

345 0131

8 49 2 8


3 4155 8




4446466
171 66 5

8 559 68 S

4 672 983

61 492

58 63 9
2 33 6


122 46


60 461

2 248 574
10 374 114
483 73 8


13 10398

215 06 8

13 114 36 6
480 122
614 992
14 209 480
2 556 01 3
11 116 79 S
531060
ga

290180
1185 269
47 161

1522 010
229 68 6






342960 5


439 809

869 419
13 38 5
1 6 2
1 24 2

885 667

3 102 119
174 41 2

4 1 6 942

6 933 06 4

30 929 205
1 720 77 8

39 607 55 8
1853032

148 20 5

587346
23 3 8 9
19

759 135


60 500

4 055 036
10 552 654
536 617

15144 30


253 4 91

15 148 76 6
698 397
867 98 9
16 715 152
4 745 812
11 365 40 9
603 931

558 380
1 166 194
44 361

1768 935
258 670





45 89588

983 082 ?
21 6 1
1 OO 9
1257666


171 461


2896403


1757 516

461 53811




226 958 01


288 506

605 065
28 O 8 O

9)21 651


37 OS 8

947 24 7
4 886 08 8


58335335


40 99 8

5 832 62 4
33 530
92 510
5 958 66 4
1 006 70 8
4 951 95 6


90 477
495 827


586 304
142 300






3466 56 8
85 4 1

41 3 O


1 46 697


2 70 4700
12460184
9



6798 699

57 56 9

267069 7



324 63


37 14 6

1 458 133
4 832 066


6 290199

6 46 7 7

6 289 55 6
64 025
105 115
6 458 696
1 559 511
4 899 18 5


139 076
490 054

629130
150 4144

1 1 O8 5 5







3954 17


6412
13


435 092

1 335 81 a

1 7 7 9 O 9

3 917 56 3

12 037 064


15 954 627

7422 57

90 249

269 722


359 971


223 85 6

5 165 78 9
31 223 93 5
556 18 O
3708 048


37 08799 2

1373 30 10


39 356 31 2
5 851 930
32 722 95 O
638 23 5
143197

618 765
2 851 624
51 872

3 522 545
804 61 5






20 400 10 5

1 16 O

1548 949
342 3 3
221 4 9

11996 43

920850578
2 4002 09
17537 62


268 14 9

164378 9
27 4 5

4 3 O 74 1

2 OO 53


224 2 80

10 946 59 3
30 112 361
615 59 O


54 83 10
412 75 42
1250 2 5
41 861 492
4124 57 119

412 491 26

31 588 35 8
720 913
56 582

1191242
2 689 467
49 87 8
9066
868 673






2 6119 271
42046 2


1 45 412

2214 55 9

22 31 227 3

88825'7 4

2 061 2717

5532 060



1593 917

221 OO


22 331 9


52 390

1 504 990
9 172 014
442 02 7

11119 631


191 88 9

11123 06 9
428 432
538 24 4
12 089 74 5
1 724 11 6
9 880 30 6
485 321


191 590
1096 201
44 532

13 32 32
212 176







7172 04
11334.
1 4 1
1 21 7

507871 1



2 749 328
149 16 4

3 4 O6 3 6 g

3 778 24 7

20 761999
15 34 24 2

32 0 74 4 8 8

14 340 6 1

102 361

526 633
21 11 6


650 110


52 42 9

3 131 024
9 375 819
494 68 9

13 001 532


232 7 8

13 OO5 387
623 365
775 30 6
14 404 060
3 682 154
10 161 522
560 384


420 913
1 093 614
41 397

1555 924
242 57 8






813 844 3

13126 9

120410

147320


7 406 563


3 7 978 32


22 14
-


5 46426
25 74 54
-8 4 3
795 184


8 071

743 58 4
1 201 500
41 711


1990 279

23 17 9

1 991 297
Sl 690
76 74 8
2 119 73 5
831 89 5
1 238 48 9
45 739
3 612

98590
89 06 8
2 629

190 287
17 510

2 814



7448 0
77 895




-5 3
25 248 2
7 5 8 9 5
3155 41 7
16206





45 84 4



216 27 3
196 5


109 02 5


8.1
11,399

1.05
41.2
22.5
63.7
2,974
281
34.1

78.0

60.2

16.3
47,521


8.1
, 16,768

1.03

77.5



358

55.4
57.1
50.4

18-3
69,095


8.2
12,56

1.05
42.0
24.0
66.0
3,125
1,518
291
36.2

74.3
52*9
63.6
58.2

16.&
50,494


6,660

36.8
19.9
56.7
2,555

32.3

72.7


57.1

17.5
1(1(322


5.5
7,093
1.02
I40.9
24.5
65.4
2,934
1,297
307
31.7

71.9
5313
62.5


18.5
53,825


6.3
8,203

1.03
40.8
22.5
63.3
2,917
1,337
305
32.8

72.3
56.7
61(.5
56.2

17.9
51,506


7.0
9,120
1.ok
40.6

2,935
1,312
282
32-3

76.2
47.7
61.8
61.1

17.1
49.337


8.8
19,320

46.6
33.2
79.8
4,034
2,204
357
47.3


58.4
47.4


69,894

26.8


10,141

41.1
26.3
67.4
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73.2
49.1
61.0
59.3

17.3
52.175


5.2
6.113


37.3
22.5
59.8
2,618
1,173
285
31.1

71.o


57.9

18.0
46,713


4c.8
5,923
1.02


23.9

S323
29.8


56.3
63.7
55.3

19.8
57,705


5.3
6,624
1.02
4(1.2
22.1



30.3

70.7
59.5
65.1
54.4

19.2
54,838


26.4


22.6


21,8


28.7


28.4


27.3


22,8


22.2


17.6


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rage 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.1-211 (OS-A
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT 1PCON3hGIs ~AND STATUISITC


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled fromD 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 130 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SIX M(ONTBS ENDED WIITH JUNE 1954 AND 1953


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION ~NIncu INO SOUTHEI N REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
m~lPOCAHONITAS REGION TEOM
?, ~. 11954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 .1953 1954 1953
AGGREGATES
1. Mles of road operated at Jlose of month #I ................... 223 884 224 38 3 52 3901 52 519 8 065 8 07 31 60 4551 60 59 2[ 7 07 7 37 14 61 126 3521 126 64 7 1
2. Trapin-sle (looPotive-propelle and otorcar trains):

2--0). Electric locomotirtpropelled trained ................. 3 355 7271 3 786 600 2 656 74 7 3 065 811] 243 531 259 42 4 2 900 2781 3 325 ?3 51 -1 455 44 9 4613651 2-o3
2-05. Totl lconotive-propelled train. .................... 220 227 4 891 245 597 58 9 67 347 9201 76 814 218I 11 622 860 12 518 2541 78 970 7801 89 332 47 2 36 124 3641 39 802 07 1 105 132 3451 116 463 04 6 2-05
2-06. lMotorow ropelld trained ................ 143 308 185 07 3 -1 -1 -I -I 143 3081 185 07 31 2--06
2-07. Total train-mles.. 220 370 797 245 782 662 67 347 9201 76 814 21 t8 11 622 860 12 516 2541 78 970 7801 89 332 472 36 124 3641 39 802 071 105 27b 653 116 648 119 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ....................... 218l 254 4841 243 119 98 8 66 302 691) 75 532 7380 11 504 829 12 402 00 7 77 807 5201 87 934 74 5 35 870 6291 39 495 92 7 104 576 3351 115 689 3161 2-08
2-09. LIght ...................... 2 116 313 2 662 674 1 045 2291 1 281 4801 118 031 116 2 4 71 1 163 2601 1 3 97 72 71 2?53 7 35( 306 14 4 6 99 318l 058 803 51%9
3. Road locomotive-mles:
3-ol. Principal ....................... ... ................ 220 277 343( 245 655 090 67 365 460( 76 836 995 11 628 336 12 521 981 78 993 796 89 356 97 636 120 94 4 39 798 88 2 105 162 603) 116 497 232 a 3-01
3-02. Belper (excMuee.B and trailing Aunits) ......... 5 128 145 7 330 644 2 722 1441 3 659 7991 334 329 4393 0 3 3 056 4 73 4 092 8361 199 0 61 4 51 60 4 1 872 626 2 786 20 3 -02
3--0. Lisht ..................... 8 ZO6 529( 10 701 47 71 413 1911 4 5,16 52 3 464 398 539 72 3 3 877 5891 5 056 2!4 6 586 4681 677 200 3 842 472 4 968 031 30
3-02. Totl locomotive-mles ........ ................... 233 712 017 263 687 211 73 500 7 951 85 013 317 12 427 063 13 494 741 85 927 858 98 508 05 81 6 906 4581 40 927 686 110 877 701 124 25146 7 3-4
3-05. Total, stus only .................................... 38 217 482 74 946 19 4 11 404 825( 22 774 684( 4 956 868 6 520 706 16 361 6931 29 295 3901 7 392 4651 10 957 246 14 463 3 24 34 693 558 3-05
3-06. otal, diesel-electric only ............... 191 032 211 183 943 67 9 59 139 708( 58 763 516 7 202 876 6 700 97 766 342 5841 65 464 4931 29 513 9931 29 970 4401 96 173 634) 88 508 746 3-6
3-07. Total, electric only .,................ 3 870 631 4 437 170 2 956 2621 3 4 75 11 71 63 7071 2 73 0 58 3 2 19 9691 3 748 175 650 662 688 995 3-7
3-08. otal other ..................... 591 693 360168( -1 3 612 -1 36121 -1 -I -I 58881 360168~ 3--0
Train-switchin~glecom~otie-alles:
3-09. Steamlocoactives .................................... 4 015 612 7 138 90 9 1 310 6131 2 507 134( 617 904 773 12 2 1 928 5171 3 2 80 2 5 6 623 064 911 84 1 1 464 0311 2 946 8121 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric loconotive .......................... 16 263 859 14 904 7831 6 502 6311 6 171051 479 464 431186 6 982 0951 6 602 23 7 3 023 932 2 943 85 3 6 257 8321 5 358 693 31
3-11. Hlootric locomotives ................................. 308 925 302 584 264 6451 251 946 14 7 36 17 05 5 279 3811 269 001 -1 29 544 33 583( 3-11
)-12. Other loom~otives ....... 3 6 6 3 6 6 - 6 3663 66 3 6 631
i-13; Total...................... 20 588 762 223546 642 8077 889 8930131 1 1121Ott 1221363 9 189 993 10151494 3646 996 8455694 7 751773 8 339 454 -1
j-14r. Miles initial and final termpinale Incl. In 3-1) ...... 4 616 706 4 866 209 1 286 8161 1 359 008a 95 430 87 12 7 1 382 2461 1 446 13 5 946 023 965 5 9 8 2 288 4 37 2 4 54 47 6 3
Dioad-leolctric unit miles:
3-15. Road ...................... .... 469 717 798 450 968504 133 663 72 9 133 437 988 16 426 7991 15 848 447 150 090 52 149 286 43 5 69 558 5431 673556 635 250 068 727 234 345 434 .t
3-16. Train switching ...................... 22? 308 100 19 942 2 42 8 6 71 640 8 029 694 737 023 628 4 54 9 408 663 8 658 148e 3 927 4101 3 6 76 21 5 8 972 027 7 607 87 9 3
h. Car-.iles (thousands):
4-01. oaded, east or north ................. 4 976 436 5 417 211 1 622 9121 1 829 2161 261 6201 281 3 98 1 884 5321 2110 614 772 8761 838 74 31 2319028 2 467 854 L-01
le2. Load*&, rest or south ................... 3 915 544 4 528 1751 1 065 5541 12 77 36 7 237 001 288 154 1 302 5551 b b65 521 587 021 639 9131 2 02?5 968 2 322 741 4.42
L-43. Loaded, total ........................................ 8 8 a91 980 9 945 386 2 688 4661 3 106 58a31 4 98 6 21 569 5 52 3 187 0871 3 676 1351 1 359 8971 1 4 78 6 5 6 4 344 996 4 7 90 5 95 I-43
4-04. Empty. east or north ........................,,........ 2 067 238 2 249 512 553 5091 575 394 169 320 202 709 722 62a91 7 78 10 3 334 396 3 27 7 935 1 010 013 1 143 616 #-.Ok
re05. Empty, +est or south ................................. 3 166 370 3 154 18 6 1 0 99 7 85 1 134 3 4 9 196 038 200 600 1 2!95 8 231 1 334 94 91 483 473 4 75 12 9 1 387 074 1 344 108 4-05
4-46. Empty, total ........................................ 5 233 608 5 4 03 6 9 8 1 653 2941 1 709 74 31 365 358 403 309 2 018 6521 2 113 0 521 817 8691 802 9221 2 3 97 0 87 2 4 87 72 4 l.06
L-08 Loaded and empty, vest or south ....................,, 7 081 914 7 682 361 2 165 3391 2 411 7161 433 039 488 754 2 598 3781 2 900 4701 1 070 494 1 115 04 21 3 413 042 3 666 84 9 4-*08
lc9. Loaded and owpty, total ............................. 14 125 5 88 15 34908 a4 4 341 76 0 4 816 2 6 863 979 972 861 5 205 7 3 9 5 789 l 17 2 177 7 66 2 2 81 5 7 6 742 083 7 2 78 31 9 4..09
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................. 222Z 971 248 51 5 68 8141 78 5 5 8 12 006 12 94 7 80 8201 91 50 51 37 058 40 6 381 105 0 93 116 37 2 4-10
I-11. Pasuager carying cars, all directions ........ 6 4 54 7 17 2 6 7 8 96 14213 82 1 1028 Slz 8o 8ls 7 0 2 5 O54 5 4 4 2 41
4--12. Other passener-train cars, all direetions ....... 28 94 9 29 14O 5 213 5 939 199 200 5 412) 6 13 9 4 710 5 2 911 18 827 17 710 4--12
5. Gors ton-anes of road locomotives and tooders (thoue):
5-o1. Coal-barning stem locomoutivs ....................... 10 129 635 18 368 19 7 3 310 909 7 089 040 2 236 137 2 692 303 5 547 046 9 781 343 2 074 945 2 990 02 3 2 507 644 5 596 831 50
5-02. Oil-burningsteam loconotives ........................ 2 376 154 6 002 991 -1 2471 -1 24 71 32 670 48 84 72 343 4 84 5 953 905 3-42
5-03 DieuGl-electi loomotives ..... .................... 57 488 253 54 648 055 16 253 7561 16 078 363 2 057 977 1 966 938 18 311 7 33 18 045 301 8 396 323 8 198 494 30 760 197 28 404 260 5-03
5-04. ELectrio locomotive ................................. 1 307 569 1 367 604 8731461 922 531 146 400 151 564 1 019 54 5. 1074 O9 5 -1 -1 28 023 293 509 5-OF
5-05. Other loconotives ..164 038 99 1671 -1 1994 -1 994 162 04 4 99 167 0
5-o6. Total ...................... 71 465 649 80 486 022 20 437 811 24 090 181 4 442 508 4 810 805 24 880 319, 28 900 986l 10 503 938 11 237 364 36 081 392 40 347 672 5-06
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):



-01. Cotal bun i-bmng steam loontvepopell trains ........ 14 9747 305 3 200 550 2 668 600 18 37 2026 695 75471 3 20 4 93 4 945 971 746 069 40e s 5 011 608 98s 1 0339 997 845 499 8-601
8-02. Godi-bor~bniat steam loootive-prople trains ......... 36 090 35 9 5 8 83 O -1 -I -I -I -1 70 74 127 6 31 4 84 7914 5 8 7210 175 02
60). Doaliesel-elec~tric locomotie-rople trains .......... 92 389 223 91 160 356 35 100 48 19 3 02 764 234 752 398 23 34 75 3 446 4 30 3 41 908 5 51 7 5 91 0 21 635 7098 46 31 6 59 4 196 1270 8-0)
804. Eolectin ~cl loocive--poelled trained ................. T1 04 093 l 52 010 93 153 r1 83 716 543 1 35 033 148 561 14215 17 175 104 -1 2 2923 264 82065 8.4
&*05. tOt I ther loociveopenolled train* .................. 1 2 9 875 11 22 491 *1 -1 1 9 51 -1 1 951 -1 -- 1 7 O 8 2 1 22 4 1Y 60
8-0 6. Motoroar -propelled strain ................. .. ......... 6 9 7 9 1 2 O 5 2 1 a 8 77 4 8195 7 5 8 111 2 8 9 7 9 12 O 5 2 95 6 6
8-07. Total tran-hure ................................. 1n~6 1 96 90 1 13 498 98 3 901 2531 4626 504 635 752 10 657 5037 00l 5 37 165 1 29 00 068 2 56 715 5 13 4908 5 8761 06 6-07


%2. hot ton-nlsilerne .......................................27 6,8544 7,7 99 4 4 ,94 7 110, 6840 12 5.509 608 8 17,85 9,8227 11,639 6,41 400483 46 98544 5,550715 6,200 932
10. Avrage-ous per c~ t rai n-tile (exludn lihort trais): ios
10-1. Lo-~~Usu oconoiv-mle (ricipaol ad hepr)in .......... 1.0 1. 05 320) 1.048 0 1.0530 27 9 727 451o 1.ok 1.o 1.05s 1.0 01 .01 1.02 1.02 10785 -01
10-02. DLoaded fcreigh ocastrt-aioples d ...................... 40. 40,23 9 16 4 0.6 81 1. 02 64 3.34 521 5.93 9 41.o4 41. 8 37*91 6375 0 4 31.65 4 1.4 to0-o
10-4) Eplstyrleih ca-moilbPosi ........................... 240 22. 20 3 24.9 2260 4 31.8 1 3256 259 24. 15 0 22. 20. 22. 2 6 21. 8-10
10-0. Total foo~treigh carsiled (eluing caboose) ........... 64 77 63.41 1 65. 63* 751 78. 6695 65. 60. 57. 64. 62.9 10?4-0)
10-05. Goross tron-ils (ozel loconotve and tenders) ... ...... 2,88 2,87 2,900 ? 291 3,68 3,90 3,01 3,05 2,6 2.5 2 858 9 2 280 8-0-4
10-06, Notl toan-siles .................................. 1,21 9 1,3049963 91 280 1,4 650 1,6378 2104 1 .4381 1,4152 1,619 1,1892 1,267 5 14 1,228 1 6O 0-0

11. Grossap te iles of loomties ad tnesprlemtv-il 0 0 7 8 5 5 2023252535331
12. No ton asleepers loaded u ca-ie... ...... ...... ..... ....... 312 31.8 31.6 32.7 5.4 8.5. 33.7 3.7 531 31.8 29.2 29.7
13, Car-all pr trion:-a Loade udln fre ht cars s)
13-01. Peorcet of tota (pl carlps ast or nolprth ..... 7.0.7 70.7 74.6 76.5 6.07 58.14 72.3 7.15 69.8l 7~l1.92 69.7 61 30-01
13-02. Pedd recent o o car-alles vest or acuth ..........*. 55* .9 49.5.0 54.7 "5.9o 510. 51.0 54.8 57.5 59.4 63.3t 13-02
13-O4. Prcr~ienbt of totl ear-alslly drctonss .......... 62.9 63.8 61. .5 6. 57.7 58.5 61.2 63.5 62.4 64.8 64.4 65.8 13-o?
13-06. Percent eato- o er el no of ontar l car- athe rs ........ 56.09 54.53 6,0.4 591 52.56 99.4 59-17 3,57. 5,6.8 256.7 2,53. 51.5 13-o
14-01. BTrain-misle 18.91 18.23 17.30 166 198. 217.6 17.41 16.7 ~ 18.0 17.69 I204 19.98 14-0
16-c2ss un. Grs tan-ailes (eel. locomotivs pe a cnd tenders) ..* 5383,54 4 294 76203 66,69 368,9 51.73 50 36 47728 27531 58,o3 5 257
ti et annl e tr ain- ours*......... ............... .. ............ 22. .8 21.6 2902.32.7 26. 4 .6 28.7 2472 22.5 21.3 17.7 16.7 15


* Exoludes asltching time of train looomotive at initial and final terminals.
# Represents an average of the alleage reported at oloee of each month within the period.


SU. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OTFCICE:9 O 110314 (2)
















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U.S. DEPORfTOR '


) EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION aNctroING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERNDI
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1954 1953 1954 1953 195'( 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1pT ~
AGGREGATEZS
1. Vlle of road operated at close of month ..................... 223 84 8i 224 271 52 38 9 52 4 301 8 0901 8 073 60 47 9 60 503 37 04 2 37 144 126 32 7 126 624 1
2. Train-miles (locom~otve-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-ai1 Stesal oonotive~-prope~led trained ............. 5 273 05 5 11 053 44 7 1 473 900 2 9793977 672 06 4 882 480 2 145 96 4 3 861 85 7 867 66 2 1 440 649 2 259 42 9 5 750 94 1 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electric locoantive-propelled trains ....... 31 649 53 30 545 7 9 8 9 210 13 3 9 552! 044 1193 46 8 1 165 233 10 403 t,0 10 717 277 4 705 90 6 4 734 477 16 540 02 8 15 094 044 2-02
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 546 401 605 251 438 23 7 486 466 38 484 39 451 476 701 525 917 --69 e80 79 334 2-03
2-44. Other loconotive-propolish trained ........... 1 89 6 94 6 8 2 70 2 7 97 2 7 9 7- 1 7 0 97 6 8 2 70 2-01
2-05. Totall~ocoaotive-propelled trained ........... Z7 65C e5 42 272 766 11122 270 13 017 887 1 906 813 2 087164 13 029 08 3 15 105 051 5 5735968 6 175 126 19056234 20 992 589 2-05
2-06. )(otorcar-propelled trained ........... 21 5 7 8 31 06 O---- 21 57 6 31 06 O 2-06
2*-07. Total train-miles. 37 680 483 42 303 826 11 122 270 13 017 L87 1 906 8131 2 087 164 13 029 08 3 15 105 051 5 57356 8 6 175 126 19 077 L12 21 023~4 9 2-07
2-08. 0rdinary. 37 288 7C8 41819 365 10 934 44 7 12 785 433 18R86 63 2 068 939 12 821280 14 8543~72 5 540 096 6 131 58 16 927 412 20 833 410 2-08
2-09. Light 391 t,75 484 4 61 187 823 232 45j4 19 980 18 22 5 207 80 3 250 67 9 33 4 72 43 543 150 400 190 23 9 2-09
). Road locomotive-slea::
3-01. Principal.. 37 666 71 6 42 293 658 11 12 54 7 13 021 914 1 907 72 5 2087 689 130O32 2 72 15 109 0 3 5 572 849 6 174 397 190O61 S9 5 21 009 6 5 8
3-02. Helper (excludes Band trailing 'Aunite) ..... 8j3 3 66 1 190 10i 427 992 5915466 39 5 839 64 72a2 467 57 5 6 562i8 6 2421 9 573502 361 572 4 76512 3-02
3-03. Light. 1 392 101 1839 908i 531074 771 632 66 660 86 76 5 599 934 858 59 7 91058a 102 243 701 109 879 068 3 -03
j-0r. Totallioconotive-alles ............. ... 399S1218 3 453523 668 12 083 613 14 385 312 2 01616 8 2 239 76 14099781 16624488 5 68612 6 63339 142 20 1242a76 223565238a 3-011
3-5. Total, ateamonly........... .-.. 5 99816 0 12 53287 9 1 684 915 3 480 567 742 89 5 1 006 971 2 427 810 4 487 538B 916 198 1 534 534 2 65 15 2 6 51080 7 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-electric ouly ...... 33 089 051 J2 004 460 9 915 3 83 10945 66 7 12a2856 3 1 191 106 11 14 94 6 11 536 77.3 4 771 928 4 799 408a 17 17 17 7 15 66827 9 3--06
3-07. Total, electric only ....... 629 987 715 99 3 483 315 559 078 41 6861 41 09 9 525 001 600 177 -- 104 986 115 616 3-07
3--08. Total, other ...................... 194 98 5 70 336 3 024 3 024- 191 961 70 336 3-08
Train-switchinglocomotive-alles:
3-09. Steaml~oconotives.. 595 331 1 197 68C 186 096 419 341 85 9151 128 451 272 011 547792 83 710 136 14 2 239 610 513 746 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomsotives .............. 2 883 34 4 2 713 74S 1 102 071 1 119 646 97 341 768e56 1 200 012 1 196 505 472 70 2 469 763 1 210 630 10474984 3-10
)-11. Electric locoacotives. 47 489 50 45 9 40 36 6 42 252 2 291 2 697 42 79 5 44 949 694 5 510 31
3-12. Other locomotives .. ?8 8 4 *61 -1 6 -1 7 2 8 4 3-12
)-13. Total. 3 526 24 2 3 961 972 1 32913 3 15812a39 185 e91 208004 1 514 824 1 789a4 3 556 412 605 90 5 14 55 006 1566 824 3-13
3-14. ilee initial andfiinal terminals inz.In 3-1) ...... 805 23 4 879 66" 202 442i 246 937 17 381 15 020 219 82 3 261 95 7 133 70 4 142 206 451 70 7 475 702 3-16
Diesal-olectric unit alles:
3-15. Road... 611i31 30 5 78 280 t3L 22 627886 23 688 210 2 743 72 7 2 746 401 25 371 t15 26 434 611 11 253 774d 10 929 50 9 44 505 916 40 916 115 3-15
3-16. Train evitchint** **-**................ 3 975 E9i1 5 57 16 6 1 470 56 2 146514 4 144 610 1 15361 1 615 17 2 1 580 50- 6 31 3 a2 603 183 1 7287 97 13573 4 78 3-16
4. Car-miles thousandsa):
L-01. Loaded, east ernorth ................. 846 4 32 919 404 266 08 8 304 998i 40 46S5 44 658 306 55 3 349 65 6 11255 7 121 891 427352 2 447 857 rol
l-02. Loaded, westor eouth. 6 3609 7 7 2702 i9 1700O70O 202 7 74 36 381~ 47 95 5 208 45f1 250 7 29 90 719 100 35S5 3 3692 7 375 945 --0
I-03. Loaded, total... 14$84$29 1 646 4 3 436 15 6 507 7 72 76 64 6 92 613 515 004 600 385 20a3 2 761 222 246 766 24 9 823 602 60
6--04. mpty, *ast or north. 3420G25 376 17 8 83 893 94 123 27 058O 34 946 110 951 129 06 9 50 72 6 51 94 8 180 34 8 195 961 $.46
r-05. sptyweat or south. 57202'9 591 50 h 185 10 4 19968e2 2 96 2 31 641 215 06 6 231 323 65 38 8 69344 288 57 5 290 841 r-05
i-06. Empty, total. 9140O5 4 968 4 6 268 99 7 293 605 570O20O 66 587 326 01 7 360 39 2 1.1911 4 121 2 92 466 923 486 802 6--06
l-07. Loaded and enpty, east or north ............ 1180 4r-7 1 296 382 349 981 399 121 67 52 3 79 604 417 504 478725 163283 173 839 607 670 643 618 6--07
4--08. ,oaded andowpty, west or south ............ 1 210126 1 318 537 355 174 402 456 6834 3 79 596 423 517 482 052 15910 7 169 69 9 627 502 666 786 I-08
4-09. Loaded andesapty. total ................. 2 39858 3 2 6149519 70515 5 801 577 135 86 6 159 200 8141021l 960 777 322 390 343 538 1235172 1 310 604 6..09
l10. Caboose, anldirections.. 3G10 7 42 7 6 11 34 9 13 312 1 96 9 2 164 13 318a 15 4761 5 68 5 652 9 19 104 20 95 7 4-lo
4-11. Palssener carrying care, all directions ......... 1 35 1 1 2 4 9 1 92 1 53 2 O 1 9 2 12 1 72 1 44 13 O 9 9 9 47 I-11
P12. Other puanssegr-train cars, all directions ....., 6 1 9 5 75 1 1 0 71 9 5 6 2 1 33 1 O9 2 9~ 8 37 94 97 4 71 9 4 2 6 1,..2
5. Gross ton-ailes of road locootives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burniatsteam locomotives ............ 1 569 515 2 982 622 497 212 1 028 58 4 334 15 7 431 761 831 36 9 1 460 3451 265 4 36 427 92 9 472 710 1094 348 5-ol
5-02. Oil-barning steam loconoties .............. 466 21 2 1 109 64 9 I -I c- -I -I 466 21 2 1 109 64 9- 502
$-03. Diesel-electrie lecomotives.............. 9 8628 78 9 472 4 23 2 716 0 70 2 845 74' 3 46 13 6 340 937 3 06220O6 3 186 6821 1 355e2 51 1308B803 5 445 04 7 4 976 93 8 5-o3
5'. kElectric locomotive.. 209 963 219 15 9 141 t5 6 147 037 a22841 22 669 164 49 7 169 70 6 -I 45 46 6 49 453 5-04)
5-05~. Other leomootivesr .................... 599 19 33 & -I -1 166 9 -1 1 6 9 -I -1 52 93O 19 5338 -05
5~-06. Total ............................................. 12 163 16 7 13 803 19 1 3 354 93 81 4 021 36 6 704 BO 3 795, 36 7 4 059 74 1 4 83,6 7 3 3 1 621 06 11 1 736 7 3 2 6 482 36 5 7 849 7 2 61 5-o6
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, contents, and cabosoes (thous):
601. TotalIn coal-burningsteam locomotire traina ........ 12 131 911 22 296 160 3 6782a7 7 297 44 41 ?706 643 3 620 122 6 384 915 10 917 566 2 476463 315822 82 3 326 53 3 7 555 77 91 6-1
602. Total In oil-bmarnn steea locomotive traine ...... 2 383 j6 5 6 767 48 b -- -- 2 383 56 5 6 767 48 81 02
6-3. Total in die~sl-electri:1locomotive trains ...... 90 2450O5 8 87 945 674 26 245 888 18 004 0501 38915 30 5 4180433 30141193 32 184 463 11 88 780 11 677 9 94 48 219 08 5 L408319 7 6--o3
6D. Total in electric locomotivetrains .......... 1 885 097 1 969 246 1 457 82 7 1 525 841 167 69 6 1588e42 1625 52 3 1 684 683 -1 259 574 284 563 6-0'
6-05. Total In other locom~otive and motoroar trains ..... 611 21 6 205 91 E 15 709 91 15 70 9 595 50 7 205 91~ 6 M
6-06. TotalIn all reight trained .............. 1072a5684 7 119 184 494 31 381 98 7 368a27 335 6 785395 3 7 959 397 36 167 340 44 786 73 2 14963 24 2 15 500 817 54 726i6 4 58 896945 6 -06
h7. Total of ps...-train carl and content inch.in C*06 413 79 2 379 i06 64 779 57 098 2 739 302a7 67 51 6 60 125 29 62; 35 292 316 412i 28368 9 607
7. Net ten-miles, revenue and ucnrevenue thousandse) ........... 46 914 28 9 53 686 34 6 13 900 04 8 17 109 7 75 3 627 50 2 4 292 641 17 527 ~550 21 4 02 416 6 602 08 4 7 234 124 22 784 0,5 5 25 049 806 7
8I. Train-houre (incl. trin-switching hours at waY stations):
8-01. Coal-burllnin steam loconativepropelled traina .... 2 63 97 3 528 26 7 99 91 O 217 52 40 40 L, 58 37 3 140 31 5 275 6 98 53 4 5 2 87 5 9 61 70 20 6 164 7 75 3 01
8-02. Pil-burning astea loconotive-oropelled train ...... 59 41 8 158 327 59 41 6 158 327 D..o
8-03. Des~el-electr~ic loccmotive-p~ropelled train ....... 16 52 094 1 630 42 6 524 50 6 554 907 61 97 2 58 930 586 478 613 837 255 1321 263 411 810 484r 753 17 7 a..c)
P-C4. Electric loconctive-provelled trains ........... 26 8 86 32 O 4 20 92 2 25 4 51 2 0 3 3 2 1 31 22 95 5 27 5 82 93 1 4 4 64 R-O
8-C5. Other locomotive-propelled tratae ... S 5 3 6 2 4 5 8 1 34 1 3 4 -1 5 4 C 2: 2 4 5 8 8-05
8-CL. wotoroar-propelled trained ... 1 b 2 4 2 12 6 - 61 52 4 2 12 6 n--0
8-7. Total train-houre.. .. 2009 431 2 353 51 645 33 6 797 883 104 54 4 119 434 749 882 917 317 308 584Y 351 007 95046 5 1085 327 8.07
AVERAGES
9. Aver-ageper mles of road per day:
9-01. Talraiiles, ordinary ................................ 5.4 6.0 6.7 7.9 7.5 8.3 6.8 7.9 4.8 5.3 a.8 5.3 9-01
L-C. hot ton-niles ........................................ 6,761 7,722 8,559 10,527 1L,c64 17,153 9,349 11,4*11 5,749 6,283 5.818e 6,382 9-02.
10. Avrages per trail-Psile (ezlcuding: light trained :
10-01. locomotlrivesile principall and helper) ............ 1.02 1.03 1,04 1,05 1.02 1.03 1.04r 1.0r L~oo 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ............................ 3q9. 39,4 39.9 39.7 41.8 44.8 40.2 04 36.7 36.2 40.5 39.5 10-02
10-0). Empty freiht car-ciles ............................ 2C.5 3 2)*.6 23.0 30.2 32.1 25.4 2rr.3 21.5 19-8 24.8 23.11 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-niles (excluding caboose) ......... 64.3 62.5 64.5 6.7 72.0 76.9 65.6 64.7 58.2 56.0 65.3 62.9 lo-ok
10-05. Grose ton-niles (Jexl. locoaotives and tenders) .... 2,876 2,850 2,870 2 880 3,596 3,8'(7 2.977 3,015 2,593 2,528 2,891 2,827 14
10-o6. Net ton-niles ..1,258 1,284 1,271 1,338 1,923 2,075 1,367 1,421 1,192 1,180 1,204 1,202 lo-o
11. Grees to-moles of loconotives and tenders per locometive-rile 305 305 278 280 350 355 288 290 285 274 322 324 11
12. Net ton-.iles per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.6 32.6 31.9 33.7 66.0 46.4 31),0 35.6 32.5 32.6 29.7 30412
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded froight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-milea east or north ........... 71.2 70.9 76.0 76.1( 59.9 56.1 73.4 73.0 68.9 70.1 70.3 69.6 13-ol
13-C2. precernt at total car-miles, vest or .cuth ........... 52.7 55.1 47.9 50.4 56.2 60.2 L9.2 52.0 57.0 59.1 54.0 56.4 13-o2
13-0). percent of total car-stles, all directions .......... 61.9 63.0 61.9 63.3 58.0 58.2 61.2 62.5 63.1 64.7 62.0 62.9 13.07
13-0*C. Percent east or north of total car-ailes ........... 57.0 55.8 61.0 60.1 51.3 48.2 59.5 58.2 55.4 54*8 j55- 54.4 13-ok
10. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Trate-oiles ..................... 18.8 18.0 17.2 16.3 18.2 17.5 17.4 16.5 18.1 17.6 20.1 19.4 14-ol
~14-2. weae ton--11** (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 53.377 50,638 rt8,629 46.156 64,904 66,643 So,898 48,82l 46,546 '4,161 57,568 54,267 -0
15. Perrcnt train-swisentagy hours at way stations of
total trato-houre* ...................... 22.6 21.8 29.1 27.9 26.8 26.9 28.8 27.7 22.8 22.0 17.6 16.8 15


Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 08851 6850 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION



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 THE MONTH OF JULY 1954 AND 1953


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






SOCT 1 1954 "


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EASTERN DISTRICT
INCumIINO
POCAHONTAS REGION


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


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1954


~


1954


195'


1953


1953


195',


37072

7 864 058
33 833 874


41 697 932

41 697 932
41 410 725
287 207

41 6937 93
223 265
677 526
42 594 584
83508 663
34 285 921


706774
3 4 96 634

4 203 408
1079727

80 812 317
4 558 732

885 432
677 740
1 563172
385123
551 861
936 984
1270 55
1 229 601
2 500 156
42 743


2 340 381
32 6 7
9 751 948


12 124 999

21 291 000
205 364
88 642 7 SO


110 139 114
329630
49 550 412

458 463

1 846 353


2 312 610


1. Milee ofroad operated at :os oofoontb#Y..,.......... .......
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam loconotive-propelled trains ... ........
2-02. Diessel-elctrie locomotivepropelled trained ... ...
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trains ... .......
2-04. Other locoeotive-propelled trained ... ........
2-05. Total locoootive-propelled trains ... .. ....
2-06. Nlotorcar-propelled trains.
2-07. Total train-niles ..
2-08. Or~dinary..
2-09. lihths..
3. Road locomotive-nilea:
3-01. Principal ..
3-02. helper (excludes *B and trallind *A unite) .. ...
3-0). Light..
3-04. Total locoastive-ailu ..
3-o5. Total, teaa only..
3-06. Total, dieel-electric only ... ...........
307. Total, electric only..
3-48. Total, other ..
Train-switchingloconotive-miles::
3-09.S3team locolotives..
3-10. Diesel-electrio locomotivee ... ..........
3-11. Electric looomoties ..
3-12. Other locomotives ..
3-13. Total ..
3-1rr. Iles initial and Ilnal erminraleIncl In 3-13 ...
Diesal-electric unit alles:
3-15. Rou...
3-16. Train evitching.......
*. Car-niles (thousands):
k-O1. loaded, east or north..
l-42. loaded, rest or south.,
I-03. Loaded, total ..
4-04. mpty, easter north..
r-45. Empty, vest or south ... ...............
lc06. Empty, total..
*-07. Loaded and enpty, east or north .. ..........
I-08. loaded and empty, west or south .. ..........
4--09. Loaded and empty, total ..
l-10. Caboose, all directions..
I-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions .. ......
l-12. Other paessenesr-train cars, all directions .. ....
5. Grose ton-ailes of road looomotives and tenders (thous):
5-ol. coal-burnin steaa loconotives ... .......-
5-02. 011-burning stea locomotives ... ..........
5-03. Dieeul-electric locompotives ... ...........
$-04.Electric locomotives...
5-45. Other loconotives ..
5-06. Total .. .. .. .. .. . .
6. Gross ton-allee of care, contents, and CalbJOose (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burning steam locosotive trains ....,.. .
6-02. Total In oil~-barni steam locomotive trained ... ...
6-03. Total in diesel-electrie locomotive trains .... ...
609. Total In electric locomotive trains .. ........
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trains ..
606. Total in all freight trains ... ...........
6-07. Totalof~pass. -traincoare andcontenta incl. in 6-6
7. pet ten-Diles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandse) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-evitching; hours at way statione:
&-01. Coal-burnlin steam loonomtive-propelled trairna ... ..
8-02. Cil-borning steam locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-elctric locomotive-~propelle trains ..........
8-04. Electric loconculrroole--rdle trains ..... ......
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains ... ........
8-06 Motoroar-p opo~ls tri ... ....... ....

AVERAGES

., urr gpris a an roa pe d ................

9-c2. hot ton-niles ..

10-4) Emrsa pty freightll car-midlnm ..... tan)


12. 01 Set ton- les er loade car-mille ...........................
13. 02 Car-mil ratioe: oade reigh ca
13-01. Pecnto otal crih ar-niles. *astuin bor nrt ... ...
13-02. Frorcn ofto ta er-iles veoloooest or sothnes ..
1303~. Focent of otlca-nie, l drctos
13-04 Percen eastll o or notrth ofd totaler cr-ie .. mis~~
16. Aver onages per tri-our: a-al

1301. Teraintie .............................ut............

16-02, orose ton-niles (excl. looomotives and tenders) .....

13 Prcen t al-sM~Schl ..ou.. way no of.... ....:.......


223 880

39 176 652
214 044 011
3 902 128
763 583
257 886 374
1 64 8 8
258 051 260
25b 543 272
2 507 988

257 944 059
5 981 511
9 698 630
273 624 200
44 215 642
224 121262
4 500 618
786 67

4 610 94
19 147 203
356 414

24 115 004
5 421935

530 849103
26 283 591

5 822 65
4 553 641
10 376 499
2 409 258
3 738 3,99
6 147 657
6 23211
8 292 040
16 524 156
261 078

35 1 3

11 699150
2 8 42 3 6 6
67 351 131
1 517 532
218 637
83 628 816

87 039 528.
lb 473 723
617 575 333
13 785 945
2 708 O 91
736 582 120
2 330 709
324 262 516

2 011 278
416 357
11 041 317
197 279
22 8 1

13 699 047


224 366

76 973 934
2 06 0 90 3 91
4 391 851
414 17 9
2 67 re70 3 5 5
216 1 3
288 086 480
204 939 353
3 147 135

2b7 948 746
d 520 746
12 "41 385
309 010 67 9
67 479 07 3
2159 48139
5 153 163
430 504

33936)d9
17 018 532
353 04 3

,o 5O8 614
5 746 074

5292:68 739
23 499 408

6 336615
j515505
11 591 820
2 626 489
3 745 694
5 372 183
6 963104
3 OOO 859
17 564 OO3
i91 c77

34 6 9 1

21 350620
7 112 6 4 8
04 120 47 8
1 586 763
118 505
94 i;89 c14

156 035 930
42 465 893
6 03 142 960
14 "61 256
1 448 237
617 654 276
23 61882
370 414 i:90

3 728 81 7
1 042 136
10 790 781
231r 97 6
13 6 9 9

15 b2 b 9


52 390

11 377 678
63 997 528
3 094 984
-8 409
78 470 190.

77 237 138
1 233 052

78 490 007
3 150 136
3 944 265
85 584 408
13 0897 40
69 055 091
3 439 577


1 496 709
7 605 302
305 011

9 407 022
1 489 253

156 291 283
10 142 190

1888 991
1235 624
3 124 615
637 396
1 284 889
1 922 285
S526 387
2 520 513
5 046 900
80163


3 808 121

18 969 826
1.014 802

23 792 749

27 144 943

185 935 370
10 607 618

223 687 931
346 641
98 733 304

768 51C

3 625 325
152 7 SC


4 546 591


52 50b

22 442 01
63 837 81
3 552 27

89 832 10

59 832 105
88 318 171
1 513 93 1

89 858 90 9
4 251 360
5 268 355
99 398 629
26 255 251
69109183
4 034 19$ t


2 926 47$
7 290 697
294 198

10 511 370
1605 940

127 126196
9 494 836

2134 214
14 80142
3 614 356
669 516
1 334 031
2 003 547
2 803 730
2 814 173
5 617 90 3
91870


8 117 625
2 4 7
18 924 108
1069 568

28 111 548

55 544 139

190 356 846
11 238 367

257 139 352
425 629
118 671 476

15 90 84 0

3 647 54 6
185 994


5 424 387


8069

5 070 022
8 171 355
282 015
6 281
13 529 673

13 529 673
13 391 662
138 011

13 536 061
373 912
533 258
14 443 231
5 699763
8 431439
305 393
6 636

703 819
576 805
17 165

1 297 795
112 811

19 170 526
881 633

302 085
2753582
577 467
196 378
226 OOO
422 378
498 463
501 382
999 845
13 975


2 570 294

2 404 113
169241
3 663
5 147 311

20 231 361

27 690 403
1 225 769
39 620
49 187 153
24 384
26 267 006

317 102;

407 496
15 369


740 296


8074

6 588 211
7 718 332
298 87 5
-4 60
14 605 418

14 4 70 94 6
134 472

14 609 670
497 759
626 488
15 733 91 7
75927 677
7 892 083
314 157


901573
508 04 2
19 752

1 429 367
102147

18 594 848
743 815

326 056
336 109
662165
237 655
232 241
469 896
563 711
568 350
1 132 061
15111


3 124 064

2 307 8775 23:

5 606 172

27 440 615

27 736 092|
1 248 161

56 424 866
21 848
30 380 524

43112 2

382 27 7
16 692


830 091


60459

16 447 7 OO
72 168 883
3 376 999
6 281
91 999 863


60579

29 030 223
71 556 14 6
3 651 152

104 437 523


37146

11 667 791
34 309 406


45 977 197

45 977 197
45 627 510
349 687

45 973 279
408 906
779 443
47 261 62 8
12 491780
34 769 848


1047 983
3 413 616


44 461 599
1107 804

78 266144
4 279 398

960 634
740 26 8
1 7 00 90 2
379 741
544 47 3
924 214
1340 375
1 284 741
2 625 116
46 967


3 417 952
4 8 8 4 7
9 507 297


12 974 096

294 96 161
275 299
87 998 696


117 770 156
369 229
54 189 548

696 57 9
12 634
1 898 509



2 607 722


126 349

14 864 894
108 041 254
525 129
757 302
124 188 579
1 6 488 6
124 353 465
123 503 747
849718

124 224 198
2 234 198
4 543 581
131 001 977
17 117 476
112 348 811
755 648
780 042

1 703 641
7 468 462
34 238

9 206 779
2 740144

294 574 977
10 700 836

2 746 350
2 364 895
5 111 245
1190 361
1 675 649
2 866 010
39396711
4 040 544
7 977 255
124197


2 980 354
2 8 09 6 96
36 225 244
333 489
214 974
42 563 757

18 372 224
15 268 359
315 306 810
1 952 558
2 668 471
353 568 422
1 630 054
149 711 794

467 203
408 563
5 162 143
29 154
22 4 64

6 100 0503


126 643

36 2 75 920O
100 224 837
540 699
414 17 9
137 455 635
2 16 13 3
137 671768
136 522 726
1 149 042

137 506 890
3 262 716
5 8i47 099
146 616 705r
41 204 365
104 177 025
804 811
4310504

3 460 55 8
6 406 17 7
39 093
4 5
9 906 27 6
2 930178

275 261549
8 981357

2 915 711

5 614 397
1 339 57 7
1 634 949
2 974 526
4 255 288
4 333 633
8 588s 9 2 3
137 329

21 97

6 691179
7 0 63 55 4
33 381198
342 962
118 505
47 597 398

43 555 015
42 190 594
297 051 32 6
2 0 74 7 2 8
1 448 237
386 319 900
1545176
167 172 742

1 010 271
1 029 50 2
4 862 447
312 90
13 69 9

6 964 389


91 999 863 104 437 523
90 626 800/ 102 789 117
1 371063 1 648 406


92 026 068
3 524 048
4 477 523
100 027 639
18 789 503
77 486 530
3 744 970
6 636

2 200 528
8 182 107
322 176

10 704 617
1602064

175 461809
11023 823

2191076
1511006
3 702 082
833774
1 510 889
2 344 663
3 024 850
3 021 895
6 046 745
94138

6 5 O4

6 3784015

21 373 939
1 184 043
3 663
28 940 060

47 376 304

213 625 773
11 833 387
39 620
272 875 084
371 025
125 000 310

1 085 612

4 032 821
168 125

5 286 887


104 468 579
4 749 124
5 914 843
115 132 546
933782 928
77 001266
4 348 352


3 828 04 8
7 798 739
313 950

11 940 737
1 7080 92

175 721046
10 238 653

2 460 270
1 816 251
4 276 521
907171
1 566 272
2 473 443
3 367 441
3 382 52 3
6 749 964
106 81


11 241689
2 4 7
21 231 983
1243 801

33 717 720

82 984 754

215 092 9 38
12 486 52 8

313 564 220
447 47 7
149 052 000

2 021 967

4 029 82$
2 02 6 8 6

6 254 47 8


8.0
11,606


24.1



293
34.9

73.1
53.7
63.4
57.5

16.7
50,134

27.3


5.3
6,305


22.6



285
31.7

70.0
55.1
62.5
56.6
18.0
47,625

22.5


5.8
6,881


20.2



275
31.9

71.7
57.6
64(.8
56.5

17.6
45,162

21.4


*.6
5,589


23.2



64.1
53.7
120.4




17.7


5.1
6,227

21.82


29.8

62.3

251.



19.8
55,495

16.7


5.4
6,832


24.1



306
31.2

70.7
54.9
62.8
56.1
18.8
53,767

22.7


6.0
7,787


22.3



32.0

70.7


54.7

18,2
51,673

21.7


7.0
8,890


24.8



278
31.6

74.8
49.0
61.9
60.5

17.3
49,199

29.0


7.9
10,661


22,7



283
32.8

76.1
52.6
64.3
59.0

16.6
47,404

27.4


7.8
15.355


31.6



356


60.6
5'(.9
57.8
52.3

18.3
66,443


26.7


8.5
17,749


92.5



356


57.8
59.1
58.5
49,2

17.6
67,974

26.6


7.1
9,752


25.9







61.2
59.2


51,614

28.7


*Exoludes switching time of train looomotive at initial and final terminals.
# Represented an average of the mileage reported at olose of each month within the period.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT EQ)NOsaCS AND STATISTC


Statement No. M.-211 (osA)


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

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


























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-- AGGREGAT


SU.S9. DER ~TOR't


ITIEM
NO.


1954


195'


1953


EASTERN DISTRICT


195'r 1953


1953


195'(


1. Mieorroad operated at cos oo month......................
2. Train-siles (locom~otive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam loconotive-rproplles trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotive-prop~lled trains ..........
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelledtrates .. .......
2-04~. Other loconotive-propelled trained .. .........
2-05, Total locomotive-propellea trains ... ........
2-06. Mlotoroar-propelled trains ..............
2-07. Total train-ats.....................
2--08. 0rdinary.
2-09. light .. ... .. .. . .. ...
3. Road locomotive-alles:
3-01. principal ... ...........
3-2. Belper (ecludes*Bana trailing *AL uits).........
3-03. Light.
3-0*. Total locomotive-aies...
3-05. Total, steaa only ..
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .....................
34)7. Total. electric only...
348. Total. other.
Train-evitchingl~ocomotive-alsle
3-09. Steam locoaotives...................
-10. Dinesl-electric locolsouvas..............
3-11. Electric locomotives.................
3-12. Other locomotives ..
3-13.mu ...
3-16. ileesinitial and IlnaltermiM1lench.in 3-13 ......
Diesal-olectric unit alles:
3-15. Road...
3-16. Trainevritching..
4. Car-alles (thousanDds):
r-01. Loaded. easter north..
r-02. Laded, east or eouth ... ..............
4-03. Loaded, total......................
lc4. mpty, easter north..
4-o5. Empty. vest or eouth..
l-06. Ympty, total .. ...................
4-07. Loaded and empty. aster north ......................
r-08. Loaded andemnpty. waster south ......................
6-09. Loaded and empty, total................
'-10. Caboose, all directions ............ ...
r-11. Passengr carrying ears, all directions ..............
4-12. Other passnger-train care, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-ailes of road loconotives and tenders (thoue):
5-ol. coal-burningsteam locomoulrn~.. ..........
5-o2. 011-burnin steam locomotives ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ................
$~Ok. Electric locomor ....................
5-o5.other loconotives..
5-o6. Total..
6. Gross ton-siles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
601. TotalIn coal-burain tsaea locorotirs trains ..
6-02. Total in oil-burnint steam locomotive trains .........
6-0).Total indiaeul-elctric locomotivetrains ... ...
66-0.Total inelectric locomsottre trained .. ........
6--os, Total In other locomotive and motorear trains ........
606. TotalIn allfireight trains .. ............
607. Total ofpass. -train carsand eontenta inel.1n -06
7. Pet ten-mlsil rs~revnueand nonrevenue (thosanMde)... ...
8. Train-hours (incl. train-owitching hours at way stations):
8*01. Coal-burnling teaa loconotivroe-propelledtrin .. ..
8-02. 011-burnin steam locomotive-rproplled train ... ..
8-03. Diesel-electric loco~otive-opropelletraina ..........
8-06. Electric locoactive-proaelled trains .. .......
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ....................
8-06, Motoroar-propelled trained ..
8-07. Total train-hours..

AVERAGES

9. Aver~agper mle of road per day:
9-01, Train~-milee, ordinary ..
902. hot ton-riles ..
10. Averages per train-adles (excluding light traine):
10-01. lococotive-ailes (principal and helper) .. ....
10-02. Imeaed freight ear-alles ..... ..
10-4). Empty freigt car-miles ....
10-04. Total freight car-mile (ezeluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (secl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06, Net ton-siles ....................
11. Groes tcn-mles of looomotivne and tenders per locometie-rtre
12. Not ton-miles per loaded car-aile...............
13. Car-mile raties: Loaded fraight care
13-01. Percent of total ear-siles. east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, vest or scnlt ...........
13-0). Forent of total ear-miles, all directions ..........
13-06. percent east or north of total car-DIles ............
14. Arorages per train-hour:
14-41, Train-siles .
14c2. 0<<*** ton-n;11n (ezel. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. percent train-switching hours at way stations of
tctal train-hours* .


223 835

55 53915 2
31 460 259
564 052
197 58 7
37 761 050
22 51 9
37 783 559
37 375337
4 OB 2 32

37 76s as a
659340
1403 729
40029455
6 272 916
32 901 641
6 51 701
203 t97

616 876
2 939 754
49237
1C 2
3 605 969
S35 128

81 307181
3 99246 3

U67 69 |
66708 1
1 "3477 1
341 97 |
554 57 2
t]96549
12 09 667
1 221 653
2 4 31 3 2 O
36 16 6
1 5 O
4 O 9 8

1691358
4 76 90 8
9 941 41 2
217 034
568682
12 383 794

13 226 281
2 589 571
91 080 25 4
2 003 43 8
6 76 3 7 3
109 57591 7
321174
48 921 349

27> 81 2
6 3 06 1
16 5854 9
2 61 52
5 786
14 9 9
2 032 861


224 247

11 135 26 9
30 768 322
621830
73 541
42 598 96 2
29 7 6
42 628 731
42 129 896
4 98 8 3

42 609 905
1 238 632
1898768
45 747 305
12 741 414
32 207 093
722 009
76789

1 206 202
2 721725
51176

3 979199
885 042

79 061 987
3 674 458

967789
771 932
1 739 721
368677
567 44
936126
1336 466
1339 381
2? 675 C 4 7
4 311 2
1 239
5 O 8

3177 947
1 O20 O 5 1
9 626 592
232 7 5 5
16E29
14 076 174

24 381 9i5 1
6 076 66 9
91149 086
2 060 072
2 34 b 6 8
123 903 246
335 79 9
57 490 378

545 18 9
1 4 992 2
1 640 193
33 3 4 5
2 597
1 97 '
23973 221


52 389

1 485 759
9 321 67
442 263

11 249 695

11 249 695
11 056 644
193 OS1

11 251 94 5
442 530
549248
12 243 723
1 696 70 5
10 058 502
488 516


181 684
1142 488
4101

1365187
218312

23 006 830
1510 424

277 240
176 871
454111
85 930
177 774
263 7C4
363170
354645
717 81 b
11 4 5 2

80 6

509001

2 788 461
140 t41

34 36103

3 844130

27 026 280
1509 607

32 380 017
52 516
14 693 876

100 771

5 36 Q20
21 3 13


658 704


52 430

2 994 867
9 743 97 5
486 389

13 225 231

13 225 231
12 978 865
246 36 6

13 228 607
608727
775 536
14 612 870
3 538 512
10 531 256
543 102


401 573
1 126740
41 727

1 570 040
243 946

24026756
1471169

324 620
216 904
541 724
90989
193 342
284 331
415 809
410i46
8 26 O5 5
13 4 9


1048947.

2 922 34 6
148 060

4119 353

7 639 276

29 391016
1539238

38 569 i32
49b39
18 340 584

216 28 7

565 003
25 5 9 6


806 686


8089

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1 290 716
43385

2 016 156

2 016 156
1 996 082
20 0 74

2 017 114
48 806
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763 25 8
13 31 84 5
47 528
2554

89 291
103 582
2491
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14 324

2 984 236
152 776

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42 752
86 843
31 021
34 016
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76 768
151 88 O

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26 120
1410
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23845 586

4 576 424
194 84 8
16 2 2 O
7 633 07 8
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40 96103

41 311

67140

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110 859


8073

1 013 615
1 215 899
48 646
286
2 278 160

2 254 232
23 92 8

2 278 939
83 682
103 322
2 465 883
1171 359
1 242 939
51 585


146 889
77 691
33966

227 946
18796

2 905 509
113 806

50 568
56 800
107 368
40 306
933977
74 283
90 874
90777
181 6 5 1

1 8
3 8

508 508

360 472
28 7 S5

897 73 5

4 433 357

4 739 783
194 459

9 367 599
3165
5167 587

67 56 5

60 266


130 522


60 47

2 165 30
10 612 38 9
485 64
2 jO 8
13 265 851

13 265 851
13 052 726
213 12 5

13 269 059
491 336
626 513
14 388 908
2 459 96 3
11 390 34 7
536 04 4
2554

270 97 5
1246070
43506
3 6
15 60 587
232 t36

25 991068
1663 200

321 331
219o23
540 954
116 551
211790
328 741
438 282
431413
8 69 69 5
13 5 37


656 031

3 165 14 6
166 761
1410
4191348

6 689 716

31602 704
1704 45 5
16 2 2 O
40013095
56 441
18 789 979

142 08 2

603 760
23 5 8 1
140

7 695 6 3




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1.06

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1,440
291
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28.8


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10 959 874
535 035
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15 503 391

15 233 097
270 2 9

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692 349
878858
17 078 75
4 709 871
11 774 19 5
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1204 431
45093

1 797 986
262 742

26 932 265
1584 975

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273704
649 092
131295
227 319
356i614
506683
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1557 455

3 282 818
176 615

5 017 088

12 072 63

34 130 79 9
1 733 697

47 937 131
53 004
23 508 171

283 652

625 26 9
2 8 2 87

937 408


37 044

8 34 91 0
4 715 609


5 550 519

5 550 519
5 518 494
32 2 5

5 549 876
16 867
87 750
5 654 493
873 271
4 781 222


85 864
492 240


578104
139 964

11624 627
635 793

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97311
214 425
50 708
68 723
119 431
167 822
166 034
3 33 85 6

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3 8 3

251 759

1 402 20 9


1 653 96 8

2 453 314

12 602 465


15 055 779
26 380
70 41203

52 75 2

260 681


313 433


37144

1 461 318
4 717 791


6 179 10 9

6 179 109
6 136716
42 39 3

6 178 459
72 232
107 008
6 357 699
1 569 211
4 788 48 8


136 048
466479


602 527
138 200

11015 666
605121

127 494
106 851
234 345
50 694
69 664
120 358
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176 515
354 7 O3

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1 329 496


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126 313

2 538 93 6
16 132 261
76 404
195 07 5
18 944 680
22 51 9
18 967199
18 804117
163 O8 2

18 947 951
351137
687 46 6
19 986 554
29 3908 2
16 730 07 2
115 657
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462 528

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174 318
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1 227 76 9
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1 26 9
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4 76 90 8
5 374 05 7
50 27 3
55 4 72
6 538 47 8

4 083 251
2 589 571
46 875 08 5
298 983
6 60 15 3
54 507 04 3
238 35 3
23 09016 7

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6 3 O6 1
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5 665 46
15 090 657
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73 54
20 916 462
29 7 6
20 946 231
20 760 083
186 148

20 923 900
474 051
912 902
22 310 55
6 462 332
15 644 410
127 322
76769

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464 907
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856 2841
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651 595
661 8431
1 313 43 8
20 92 4
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3 62 7

1180 394
1 0 2 OO31
5 014 27 8
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18 629
7 289 472

83503 593
6 076 421
44 784 895
326 975
234 66 6
59 726 752
246404
26 267 067

171 704
14 9 9 16
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5 O5 6
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1,365
308
33.0
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11,284

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2,972
1,413
282
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52.9
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16,335
1.02
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351
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1.04
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2,292
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3,147
1,543
296
36.2

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1.00
38.9
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1,276
293
32.8

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5.3
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1.01
38.2
19.6
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2,646
1,257
278
32.9

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60.5
66.1
54.4

17.5
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21.9


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1.02

23.8
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2,899
1,228
327
29.6

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57,38r

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7,050
1.02
41.1
24.0
65.1
2 932
1,309
309
31.9

71.7
54.6
63.1
56.5
18.6
53,902

22.7


5.3
6,693
1.02

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63.3
2,877
1,265
327
30.7

71.3
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65.2
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55,179

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

(SWITCHIING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FRo mH IIoses oF AUoUST 1954 AN 1953


Sttatemnt No. M.-211 (OLA)
AUGUST~ 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUJome
POCAHONTAS REGION


POCAHONTAS REGION


UNITED STATES


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT













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 EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST 1954 AND 1953

EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHON'IAS REGION INCu also SOUTHEI N REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION IE

1954 1953 195k 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 195'( 1953
AGGREGATES
1. ilos ofroadoperated at lose otmenth#.........,,.......... 223 874 224 35 2 52 390 5249S51 8071 8 074I 60 4611 6056 9 37068 37146 6 126 34 5 126 637 1
2. Train-ailes (locomotive-prope~lle and motorcar trained :
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ............... 44 715 804 88 109 20 3 12 863 437 25 436 87 9 5 749 5691 7 601 82 6 18 613 006 33 038 70 5 8 698 9681 13 129 10 9 17 403 830 41 941 38 9 o
2-02. Diesel-electria locountivepropelled trained ....... 245 504 270 236 858 71 3 73 319 201 73 581 791 9 462 071 8 934 23 1 82 781 272 82 516 02 2 38 549 483 39 027 19 7 124 17J 515 115 315 494 2.42
2-4). Electre locomotive-propelled trlain ......... 4 466 1801 5 013 661 3 537 247 4 038 66 61 325 4001 347 52 1 3 862 647 4 386 18 7 603 533 627 4 94 2-03
2-04. Other locoastive-propelled trains ............ 9 611 70 487 7 20 67 8 8 7 8 9 --952 3 81 4 87 72 O 2-04
2-o5. Total locoaotive-propelled trains ............ 295 647 424 330 469 31 7 89 719 885 103 057 33 15 545 829 16 883 57 105 265 714 119 940 91 4 47 248 451 52 156 30 6 143 133 259 156 3 72 0 9 7 2-05
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trained ........ -. 187 405 245 90 2 187 405 245 902 2--06
2-07. Total train-ailes ....... 295 634 829 330 715 219 89 719 885 103 OS7 336 15 545 829 16 883 578 105 265 714 119 940 91 4 47 248 451 52 156 306 143 320 664 158 617 999 2-07
2-08. Ordinary .......... 292 91b 609I 327 069 2 4 9 88 293 782 101 297 03 615 3187 744 16 725 17 8103 681 526 118 022 214 46 929 219 51 764 22 6 142 307 864 157 282 80 9 2-08
2-09. Light ....................... 2 916 220 3 645 970 1 426 103 1 760 300 158 085 158 400 1 584 188 1 918 700 319 232 392 080 1 012 800 1 335 190 2-09
). Road locomotive-niles:
3-01. Principal ...295 710 94 51 30 558 65 3 89 741 9 521 103 087 51 6 15 553 17 5 16 888 60 9 10b 2 9j 127 119 976 12 5 47 24 3 6 6 9 52 151 73 81 143 172 14 9 158 4 30 7 90 3-01
3-02. Eelper (ezeludes* anatrailint*Aunite) ..... 6 840 851 9 759 378 3 5 92666 4 8600O9 2 422 71 8 e 58138 401j384 5 44147 3 240 132 58113 8 2 585 335 3 736 767 3-02
3-01. Light ...............-. 11 102 358 14 440 15 3 4 4 93 512 6 063 891 612 S231 729 810 5 106 035 6 793 70 1 765 276 886 4 51 5 231 047 6 7 60 00o1 0
3-04. Total locomotlriv-Le .,.......... .. .. 313 654 154 354 758 184 97 828 130 114 011 4 99 16 588 416 18 199 600o 114 416 5 4 0 132 211 299 48 249 077 53 619 32 7150 986 531 168 927 5 5 8 M6
3-05. Total, ateaa only.............. 50 4 8 558 100 220 48 7 14 786 445 297937631 6 4630211 86990361 212a44460 384 92 79 9 181 934 14 060 991 20 057 158 47 666 6 97 3
-)~6. otal, diesel-electrioly n ............... 257022Z902 248 155232 79 113592 7496404391 97632841 91350221 86876876 b81775461 39067143 39558336 129078883 119181435 )-6
3-07. Total, electric only....... 5 152 319 5 875 17 2 3 9?8 093 577297 352 921 365 742 4 21014 4 943 09 871 305 932133 3-07
3-08. Total, other ............ 990 375 507 29 3-- 9 1901 -1 9190 981185 607 293 308
Train-evitchingl~ocoaottrbrie-le:
M9. Stealocoeotivu... 5 227 8191 9542 791 1 6783931 3 328 04 8 7931101 10484621 2 471 5031 4 76 510 792 638 1 184 031 1 963 678 3 982 250 3-o9
)-10. Diesel-elecricsl comotivu............... 22083201 20340257 8744034 8 4174 71 6803987 5857331 94~:2442 9003170 3988874 3880095 8669 906 7456992 )-10
3-11. Electric looonotives ..404 6 51 404 219 346 026 335 92 5 19 656 23 11 8 6 82 35j9 04 3 39 969 45 17 6 )-11
3-12. Other locoeotives .5 4 6 5 4 6 -1 4 2 -1 4 2 -1 5 04 5 4 6
3--). Total ..................... 27 717 217 30 287 813 10 768 453 12 081410 1 493195 1 657 313 12 261 648 13 738 723 4 781512 5 064126 10 674 057 114849y64 31
3-14. Miles initial and finl terminals lacL in 3-13 ...... 6 255 551 6 63111 6 1 706 053 1 649 8911 127 1351 120 94 31 1 833 188 1 970 834 1 219 691 1 246 00 4 3 202 672 3 414 27 8 3-1
Diesel-electric unit miles:
)-15. Road .. ...632 127 195 608 228 84 6 179 269 024( 181 152 95 4 22 154 7 641 21 500 35 71 201 423 78 202la zs 653 11 92 436 9441 89 301 810 338 266 463 316 2 73 72 5 3
3-16. Train evitching ..................... 30 259 370 27 275 74 6 11 636 130 10 966 OO7 1 034 409 857 621 12 670 539 11 623 62 8 5 194 525 4 884 519 12 394 306 10 567 599 31
*. Car-milse (thousands):
r-01.Ieoaded. easter north ................. 6 690 548 7 304 40 4 2 166 2311 2 459 03 4 346 176( 3 76 62 41 512 4071 2635 65 8 1 002 5461 1 088 12 8 3 175 595 3 380 61 8 b.01
ic2. Loaded, est or south ................. 5 220 722 6 027 13 7 1 412 495 1 6970O4 61 18 1341 392 909 1 730 62 2 089 95 5 775 051 847 11 2 715 042 3 090 06 3 4--0
--03. Loaded. total.. 11 911 270 13 331 541 3 578 72 4 156 080 664510 769 53 3 4243 030 4925 613 1 777597 1 935 247 5890 637 6 470 681 44
4-Oh. mpty. oast or north.. 2 751 235 2 995 166d 723 3261 760 50 5 22735991 2 77961 950 725 1 038 4 66 435 83 4 30 4 3 1364 679 15262651 Icg
4-0. llmpty, rest or south ..4 2 2 9 71 4 313 14 3 1 462 a663 1 527 37 31 260 0161 266 21 8 1 722! 679 1 793 5 91 620 584 614 137 1 949 708 1 905 41 5 4.-os
l-06. mpty, total. 7 044 206 7 308 309 2 185 989~ 2 287 t7 6 487 4151 544 17 9 2 673 404 2 b320O5 7 1 056 415 1 044 572 3314 3 87 3 431 60 4-O06
k-7. ,oaded and pty, eastor north ............ 9 441 763 10 299 570 2 889 557 3 219 539 573 575 65458 a5 3 463 132 3 b74 124 1 43837 1586 4507 9083 4
L-8. Loaded an empty, vest or south ...................... 9 515 693 10 340 2d0 2 875 158 3 224 419 578 150 659 12 7 3 453 308 3883 54 6 1 395 63~ 18 41256 4 664 750 4 9958 476 -
4-09. loaded and empty, total ................ 18 955 476 20 639 850 5 764 715 6 443 95 81 151 725 1 313 71 2 6 916 440 7 757 670 2 634 012 2 979 819 9 205 024 9 902 361 4-9
I-10. Caboose, aul directions ............... 299 244 334 389 91 6151 105 36 9 16 0601 17 46 71 107 675 122 836 48 391 53 300 143 178 158 253 5 -10
4-11. Passenger carrying care, all directions .............. 9 3351 9 660 9991 1 17 O1 1911 16 9 1 190 1 33 9 827 97 87 318 7 34 3 41
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions ........... 39 237 39 89 9 7 0901 7 70 I 2511 271 7 341 7 980 5 472 6 31 726 424 25 60 2 4-12
5. Gross ton-siles of road loconotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burningsteamloconottrea .,......... 13 390 9691 24528 767 4 3171221 91665721 2 9193241 36325721 7236 446 12 7991r44 2 592 140 3 858 0501 3 562 383 7 871 573 5-01
542. Oil-traring steam locoootives ........................ 3 319 274 8 132 6991 -1 24 7 1 24 7 32 670 48 86 73 286 604 8 083 58 5 5-42
5--03. Diesel-electric locomouirse .......................... 77 304 954 73 747 0 70 21 754 5751 21 846 45 4 2 780 7981 2 668 34 7( 24 534 373 24 514 801l 11 154 157 10 836 7 9 41 615 424 36 3 95 47 6 5-03
5-ob. Electrie locomotives ................................ 1 734 566 1 819 51 8 1 155 4 4 3 1 217 62 81 19 53611 202 9 8 81 1 350 804 1 420 61 6 383 762 398 90 2 5-ok
5-05. Other loconotives ................... 2 75 5 19 137 33 4 -1 1 5 07 3 -1 5 0 73 3 I- 270 4 4 137 3 34 0
5-06. Total ............................................ 96 025 282 108 365 38 8 27 227 1401 32 230 9011 5 900 5561 6 503 90 7 33 127 696 38 734 60 8 13 778 967 14 743 710 49 118 619 54 886 870 $-ob
6, Gross ton-siles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thoue):
641. Total in coal-burtesn steam locomotive trained ........ 100 265 8091 180 417 88 1 30 989 07 3 63 183 41 71 23 076 94 71 1 8713 97 2 54 066 020 95 057 38 5 23 744 3141 33 501 88 41 22 455 475 51 858 60 6 6-01
6-02. Total In oil-loirnin steam locomotive trains ......... 18 063 294 48 542 56 21 1- -I -I .1 205 364 275 54 717 857 930 48 267 015 6.42
6-03. Total In diesel-electrie locomotive trains ........... 708 655 587 6 94 292 04 6 212 961 65C0 219 747 86 21 32 266 8271 32 4 75 87 5 245 228 477 252 223 73 7 101 245 215100 232 08 8 62 181 895 341 636 221 6-o3
5-04. Total In electric locomotive trains ......... 15 789 383 16 621 92 8 12 117 225 12 777 605 1 420 617 1 442 620 13 537 842 14 220 22 5- 2 251 541 2 401 70 3 &.ob
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorear trained ...... 3 384 464 1 683 10 51 1- 55 8401 -1 55 8401 -I 3 328 6 24 1 683 10 5 6-05
646. Total In all freight trained .......................... 846 158 537 941 557 52 2 256 067 9 48~ 295 708 88 4 56 820 231) 65 792 4 6 71 312 888 1791 361 501 35S1 125 194 8931134 009 5191 408 075 4 65 446 046 65 2 6-66
6-07. Total of pass. train care and content inch. in O-04 2 651 883 2 6 97 6 8 2 3 99 15 7 4 75 4 6 81 28 3091 25 01 31 427 4 66 5 00 4 8 1 356 010 405 620 1 868 407 1 791 5 81 6-07
7. Not ten-miles, revenue and nonrevenue thousandse) ............ 373 183 8671 427 904 66 8 113 427 180( 137 012 06 0 30 363 1091 35 548 1111 143 790 289 172 560 171 56 591 617 61 904 68 8172 801 961 193 439 80 Ii 7
8. Train-houre (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam loconotive-ropelled trainrs ....... 2 287 090 4 274 OO 6 869 2811 1 807 13 2 358 4131 498 68 71 1 227 694 2 305 81 91 511 2151 786 21 21 548 181 1 181 97 5 8-01
8-02. Gil-burning steam loconotive-propelled trains ........ 479 418 1 192 05 8 7 794 12 640 471 624 1 179 41 6 842
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 12 699 8661 12 430 97 4 4 161 948 4 212 ~51 474 636 .442 54 3 4 636 581 4 655 094 2 107 034 2 162 27 25 956 251 5 613 60 b 8-43
8-06. Electric loEOC1Comot.Ivepopl trains ....r 225 431 267 321 174 06 9; 211 5901 17 637I 19 38 31 191 7 06 i30 97 31 -1 33 7 25 36 34 6 e.46
R'5. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 28 601 16 29 6 469 -6 469 28 132 16 29 6 80
8-06. Motoroar-propelled traine ................ 12 002 16 15 5 --- 12 002 16 15 5 8-6
8-07. Total train-hours ..................... 15 732 408 18 196 810 5 205 2951 6 231 27 31 851 1551 960 61 3 6 056 450 7 191 88 6 2 626 043 2 961124 7 049 915 8 043 600 8-07
AVERAGES

9. 0* roPI1 ip~u ................ 5.dl 6.0 6.9 7.9 7.8 8.5 7.1 8.o 5.2 5.7 4.6 5.1 9-0
W2. bet ton-rniles ..6807,849 8,910 10,741 15,a81 18,118 9,787 11,724 6,283 o,858 5,628 6,286 9-2
10. 01 Aroo~saontr-ie v (p ladinglih andhn~~ :..... 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.o5 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.05 1.01 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-alles ..................... 40.7 40.8 40.5 41,0 43.2 46,0 40.9 41.7 37.9 37.s L1. 1. 10-02
10-4). Emty freight car-milu .... 24.0 22.3 24.8 22.6 31.6 32.5 25.8 24.0 22.5 20.2 :23. 21.8 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-ailes (excluding caoose) ...... 64.7 63.1 65.3 63.6 7rr.8 78.5 66.7 65.7 60.4 57.66.730 0o
10-05. Grose ton-siles (excl. loomontives and tenders) .... 2,889 2,879 2,900 2,919 3,699 3,934 3 018 3,063 2,668 2,589 2,868 2,836 10-45
10-06. let ton-silss ..................... 1,271) 1,308 1,285 1.353 1.973 2,125 1,387 1,1(62 1,206 1,196 12 1,230 10-06
11. Gross ten-niles of locoonotives and toodore per locometive-rile 306 305 278 283 356 357 290 293 286 275 325 325 11
12. Ilet ton-miles per loaded car-ile ............................ 31.3 32.1 31.7 33.0 'r5.7 46.2 33.9 35.0 31.8 32,0 29,3 29.9 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freihth car
13-1. Percent of total car-siles, east or north ....... 70.9 70.9 75.0 76.r( 60.L 57.5 72.5 73.2 69.7 71.7 69.9 68.9 1M-o
13-02. Percent of total car-ailes, rest or ecuth ....... 54.9 58.3 49152.6 55.0 59.6 50153.8 $5.5 58.0 58.2 61.9 11-02
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ...... 62.8 64.6 62.1 64.5 57.7 58.6 61.3 63.5 62.7 64.9 64(.0 65.3 13-o?
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-alles ......, 56.2 56.8 60.5, 59.2 52.1 48.9 59.2 57.6 56.4 56.2 53.9 52.2 13-04
14. Avrag~es per traia-hear:
14-01. Train-sles ...................... 18.8 18.2 17.2 16.5 18.3 17.6 17.1* 16.7 1 8.0 17 .6 20.3 19.7 14-ol
11-02. Grees. toon-ilns (excl. locomotioes and tenders) ..... 53,7841 51,743 e9,194 47,a56 66,757 68,490 51,662 50,265 C7,674 *5,256 5~7,884 ~55,452 1142
15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of
tctal train-hours*......... ...... ......... 22.7 21.7 29.0 27.k 26.7 26.7 28.7 27.3 22.6 21.5 17.7 16.7 15


Pag. 2


*Exoludes switching time of train locomotive at in tial and final terminals.
# Represented an average of the milege reported at *=lose of each month within the


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1954 O 31<31 -


pe God.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT 800ONOMICS AND STATISTIFC


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























EASTERN DISTRICT~
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCwomeN SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION INEOM

195* 1053 1954 1953 1954 1953 1952) 1953 1954 1953 10Sl 94
AGGREGATES||


1. Vlos of road operated at lose af oonth ..,,..................
2. Train-siles (locolactivepropelled and motorcar traina:
2-01. steaaloconotive-propelled traine..................

2-*0). Electric locomotivaprpropell train .. .......
"n~~ ~ ~~ 2--04. Other locomotive-propelled trains .. ...... ..
2-os. Totall~ocom~otive-rpropelletraine .. .........
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ..
2-07. Total train-miles..
2-08. Ordinary .. ... .. ... .. .. . .. .
2-09. Light .. .. . .. .. .. .. ..
UN V F IEace lconotsiv.-ex..
3-01. Principal ............. .. ......
'`~"'1 .~~?'7 ~02. Belper (excludea B* and trailing "A unite) .........
,' -0). Litht .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .
S3-04. total locomotive-miles ........... ....
3--05. Total, stea only...................
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only ........................
3 -07. Total. electric only .................
: -- ----- ----3 -08. Total, other ...............................
Train-evitching locomotive-ailee:
I.ta DEFii~~Oi~TOR 3-ov. st.. xce..siv.. ... ................
> j-11. Electric locomotives..
3-12. Other locomotivues .................
9-13, Total .. .. . . .. .. .. .
j-16. )ilee initialaMnfIlnalternalna In;l.In 3-1) ..,,,,
Diesel-alectric unit alles:
3-15. Road.
3-16. Trainevirtching ... ................
4, Car-ailes thousandse):
4-01. Laded, east or north..
rc)2. Loaded, west or south..
l-03. Laded, total...
644. Empy, east or north..
4-05,EBmpty.weet or south .. ..
1-06. Empty. total..
4-07.14aded andeanpty, east or north ... .........
4-08.1,oaded and epty, vest orsouth .. ..........
l-09. Loaded and eapty. total...
)-10. Caboose, all directions..
4-11. Passenger carryingl cars, all directions ... .....
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions .. ....
5. Grose ton-allea of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5--01. Coal-burningseteam locomottre ....................
5-42. Oil-brning stesam locomotives ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ... .
5-04. Electric locomotives...
5-05. Other locomotives ..................
5-06. Total.. . . . .. . .. .
6. Gross ton-nllea of care, contents, and cab~oose (thous):
6-01. Total Incoal-burlningsteaml~ocomotive train .. ...
&-02. Total in oil-burnin steam locomotive trains .........
6-43. TotalIn diesol-electric locomotive train .,........
6-0'. Total in electric 1ocomottre trains ..............
6-05. total in other locom~otive and motorear trains.....
6-06. Total in all fraight trains.............
&-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Incl. In h--06
7. Net ten-niles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-houre (incl. train-cwitching; hour at way stations):
&41, Coal-burnlingsteam locorotive-rpropel ledtain.. ..
8-C2, Cil-burninG steam locom~otivreropelled trained ... ..
8-3. Diesel-electric loccr.,otive-rpropelletrains ... ...
8-06. Electric locointive*proaelled trains .. .......
6-05. Other loclomotive-propelled trained ... ........
8-CC. Motoroar-propelled trained ... ...... ...
8-47. Total train-hours..

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary..
4-02. het ton-riles ..
10. IAv~erae per trairn--a.1 (excluding light trained :
10-01. Lccrouvrre-sle (principal and helper) .. .....
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles .
10-4). Empty freight car-niles ..
10-04. Total freight car-niles (excluding caboose) .. ...
10-05. G~rose ton-niles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .. .
10-46. Net ton-siles ..
11 ross ten-rones of locorsotives and tenders per locometiv~erile
12. Bet ton-ailes per loaded car-mle...............
1). Car-cile rattoo: Loaded freight cara
13-01. percent of total car-miles seast or north ... ....
13-02. Percent of total car-nile., vest or sculth .. ....
13-03. Percent of total car-niles, all directions .. ....
13-04. Penalnt east or north of total car-niles .. ....
16. Averageo per train-hour:
16-01. Train-milee .
164;2. ursns ton-rsilee (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. perrent train-swit:)himl hours at way stations of
trtal trate-bnure*, ....


223 924

4 995 686

566 37 3
2 06 O 41
36 596 594
22 06 6
36 619 t62
Zb 2 38 13 9
381 52 3

36 606 iO6
860 760
1 353 624
38 822 590
56 93 130
32 261 873
656 72E
210 86 5

>,8 774
2 916 b77
46 07 6
9 6
3 561 823
821 473

79 634 029
3 989 705

859374
652 26 7
1511041
322 441
E520 798
843 239
1181815
1173065
2 354 680
37 020
1 16 1
3 96 3

15 31193
421 3 90
9 736610
219531
58 8 9 b
11 969 6 2 2

12 075 375
2 2 33 0 5 9
89 771 214
2 010 411
703 13 O
106 793 78 9
292 981
48 174 56 2

257 076
5 9 2 12
1 635 4.,6
27 64 9
6 2 37
1 4 4
1 987 26 5


224 28 9

10 364 607

598 46 2
82 9 Ob
40 867 636
30 i119
40 897 754
40 441 382
4 56 37 2

40 877 606
1 121 227
1 757 306
43 756 339
11 759 984
31 213 143
697 315
85 897

1172 som
2 716 054
41279
S4
3 940 219
867 924

76 885417
3 657 47 9

921954
728680
1650 634
353703
550 785
904 488
1275 657
1279465
2:5~55122
41 368
1 34 6
3 64 5

2 92,5530
922 7 6 9
93551 842
225 621
2 Z 6 5 7
1 3 449 4 1

22 171271
5 611 02 6
87 3389283
1 983 556
277 7 9 7
117 432 932
284 611
54 054 19 6

508737
1 4 2 11
1 58 7 3C
31 7 9 C
2 ': 6 2
1 95 E
2 2716196


52 389

1256 060

439 23 2
-0 713
10 781730

10 597 73 5
183 99 5

10 783 755
425 52 4
517 532
11 726 811
14 59 36 9
9 784 763
482 L.79



1130 460
37 072

13 36 66 7
2?15 027

22 214 718
1489 681

267189
172 700
439 889
78 870
166 58 2
24745 2
346 059
341 282
687 341
10 982


435 211

2 698 L4 5
138 252

3 2 72 10 8

3 259 763

26 387 11
1 460 728

31 107 b96
46 74 2
14 231 351

88237

529416
20 b 8 4


638 23 7


52 48 6

2 694 366

461 960

12 588 30

12 588 30
12 359 786
229 O 4 4

12 592 67 &
574 862
732 397
13 899 634
3 163 16 3
10 218 251
918 ;z2C



1129103
41163

1 551 932
242 956

23 209 64 3
1478461

303 654
203 620
507 474
89 646
188764
278 612
3939702
392 364
786 086
12 898


933 603

2817199
141733

3 8 92 5 3 5

6669 392

28 215 658
1 457 076

36 342 126
57 53 b
17 042 70C

193707

b~49 966
24 O 1 5


767 694


8 08 6

6692 30

38 44 4

1963 980

1963 980
1 945 491
18 4 8 9

1 964 901
49 429
83 019
2 097 34 9
758 129
1 293 90 6
42 583
2 731

as 274
99156
2192

190 62 8
16 721

2 892 359
145 539

43 948
43 36 5
87 313
30 775
30 368
61143
74 723
73 733
148 45 6
2021
1 8
2 5

347 051

367 286
23683

7 39 5 2 8

28 80112

4 465 682
173 150
21 06 4
7 540 00 6
.2 84 5
4 146 54 2

40 803

64 779



107 730



e.0
17,091

1.03
h4.9
31.1
76.3
3,876
2,131
353
L7.5

58.8
58.8
58.8
50.3

18,2
69.990

26.9


8 073

9)43796

44 64 7

2 141162

2 141162
2 121 035
20 12 7

2 141 830
75 443
94 536
2 311 609
1 086 930
1 177 956
46 923

143 344
72 595
3236

219 17 5
16772

2 731910
107194

46042
52 076
98118
37997
32 223
70 220
84039
84 299
168 338
2211
1 7


471053

338710
26098

6 35 8 6 1

4 049 00 6
-
4 300 690
179 344
-
8 529 040
3 070
4 664 12 5

63 834

56737


123 052


60 475

1925 290

477 67 6
2 67 4
12 745 710

12 745 710
12 543 226
202 48 4

12 748 65 6
474 95 3
600 551
13 824 160
2 217 49 8
11 078 b66
525 262
2 731


1229616
39 86 4

1 527 29 5
8232348

25 107 077
16 35220

311137
216 06
527 202
109 645
198 950
308 595
420 782
415 015
835 797
13 003



782 26 2

3 065 931
161 935
1 5 O 8
4 0 11 63 6

61396875

30 852 893
16 33 672
21 06 4
36 647 704
49 58 7
18 377 893

129040

594 19$
22 C2 b
10 7

745 967


60 55 9

3 638 162

506 607
-4 7 9
14 729 992

14 480 821
249 171

14 734 505
650 OOL
826 933
16 211 44 3
4 250 093
11 396 207
565 143


52s 010
1 201 698
44 399

1 771 107
2597 30

25 941 553
1585 655

349 696
255 696
605592
127 845
220 987
348 832
477741
476 683
954 424
15109


1404 656

3155 90 9
167 831

4 72 8 39 6

10 718 398

32 516 348
1 636 420

44 871 166
60 60 8
21 706 625

257 541

606705


890 74 6


37 121

850 64 4


5 467 602

5 467 602
5 434 419
33 18 3

5 466 90 6
15 84 9
87 47
5 570 23 3
888 62 6
4 681 607



9n 010
493193


585 20 3
147533

11 362104
661 972

117 748
97198
214 946
50 300
67 417
117 717
168048
164 615
332 663
5553
6 9
3 7 4

256 524

1370 714

1 6 27 2 3 8

25 51331

12 552 706


15 104 03 7
24 22 3
7 124 997

55 466

260 397


315 863


37 134

1426036


6018616

6 018 616
5 979 918
38 69 O

6 018 112
57 28 9
102 893
6 178 294
1 523 850
4 654 444



144 042
469 265


613 307
136875

10 711 553
604 066

122 053
102 880
224 933
50 991
691533
120124
173 044
172 013
345 057
6179
11 5
5 2 9

426926
237
1290 539


1 717 7 0 2

3 852 890
5 9 7
11 794 743


15 648 230
33 49 8
7 355 38 5

89 775
3 7
257S538



347355


126 328

2 219 752

90 697
2 03 36 7
18 383 82
22 66 6
18 406 350
18 260 494
145 85 6

18 392 04
369 455
665 59
19 426 19
2 587 OO 6
16 501 597
131 460
206 134

246 955
1194 06 8
6212
9 O
1 449 32i 5
441790

43164848
1692 213

430 489
339 004
769 493
162 496
254431
416 927
592 985
593 43 5
1186 420
16 464
1 06 4
2 80 7

492 40 7
421 39 O
53 02165
57596
57 3 9
6 3 30 94 8

33 84169
2 2 33 L05 9
46 365 015
376 539
6 82 0 6 6
53 042 04 8
219 171
22 671 672

72270
59 1 2
781 054
5 O2 4
6 13 O
1 4 45
925 435


126 596

53500 40

91 65
82 9 O
20 119 027
30 11
20149 146
19 980 643
168 50 3

20 125 16
413 933
827 480
21 366 602
5 986 041
15 162 492
132172
85 897

503750
1045091
6880
8 4
1 555 BO
471 319

40 232 311
1467758

450 00 C
370104
820 109
174 867
260 665
435 532
624 672i
630 769
1255 641
20080
1 07 8
2 30 3

1 093 948
922 532
4 905 394
57790
23 6 57
7 0 03 32 1

7 599 983
5 610 4 2 9
430 78192
347 136
277 797
56 913 537
190 50 5
24 991 98 8

161 421
14 2 O 8
724 487
S2 9 O
2 86 3
1 95 8
1 03809 9


5.&
7,171

1.02
41.7
23.3
65.0
2,947
1,329
308


72.7
55.6
64.2
56.9


53,739


6.0
8,033

1.03
Ir0.8
22.6
63.2
2,906
1,337
307
32.7

72.3
57.o
611.6
$5.9
18.0
$1.592


6.7
9,?55
1.06


41.9 j


279
32.4

77.2
50.6
6k.0
60.7

16.9
L8,7M0


7.8
10,828

1.0$

22.5
63.6
2,9k0
1,379
280
33.6

77.2


59.9
16.i
17,339


8.8
19,258
1.04
46.3
33.1
79.6
4,021
2,199
362
*7.5

54.8
61.8
58.3
46.9

17.6
69,312


6.9
10,130


2*.6
66.6
3,081
1,L65
290
34.9

73.9


59.o

17.1
g1,809


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37.6
20.1
57.7
2,617
1,230
278
32.7

70.5
59.8
65.2
5*.3

17.3
*5,oso


L.8
5,982

1.?2
lr2.2
22.8
65.0
2,905
1,242
326
29.5

72.6


55.9

19.9
57.316


11,9L8

1.05


65.9

1.L99
292
35.8

73.2


57.8

16.5
So,375


L.9
6.398

1.00
39.5
21.7
61.2
2,779
1,311
292
33.1

70.1
59.0
61,.6
54.8

17.3
*7,818


5.3
6,581
1.02
Q1.0
21.8
62.8
2,81r8
1,251
328
30.5

72.0
58.7
65.3
5L.9

19.4
54,825


27.0


22.5


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23.1


22.9


18.1


17.*


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UNIVER iTY OF FLORIDA


'"..1 I Illlllli UII III IllW IIIIIIII IllilllI INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 6694 bunaAU o RANgPsonTrBOONOYLCBAND TA'IUIrC8


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
SEPTEMBER 1954


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

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBE~R 195h AND 1953


























I I r 1 I 1 1


I I


Pg a


ITEM


NOM


1953 ]


195"




19 623 582

694 230
1 155 7 4 e
161 516 94 1
210 O 7
161 727 014
160 568 358


2 955 293
5 8 96 642


145 580 480
1 OO2 765
1 189 319


46181

12 123 382
3 644 462

381 431 311
14 086 819

3 606 084
3 054 046
6 660 130
1 527 175
2 204 139
3 731 314

5 258 185
10 391 444

8 382
29 231





4 0854 7 50

461 117 513


2o 087 5978

620 57 51
530 86 17


62 77 35


1953


1954


1953


1956


1953


AGGRECATES

2. Train-alesr (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-4)1. Stea loonoPtive-propelled tralas ....................

2-0). Electric locomotivcroe-prpele traine .................
2-04. Other locoeotive-rpropelle tratus ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trained ....................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled traine..............
2-07. Total train--ns.....................
2--08. Ordinary ..... ........... .... ...

). Road locomoltive-iles:

3-02. Belper (rcludes B and trailing 1A units) .........


3-06. Total, di~sel-electrie only ..........................
34)7. Total, electric only .................
3--08. Total, other .,...................
Train-evitching locomrotive-miles

3-11. Blectrileoonotives ...................................
3-10. Totleeleet ............................................

3-16.Mnilse initiatadf~inal terminals oie. In 3-13 ......
Diesal-oloetrie unit miles:
g- 15. heat . . .. . . .
3-16. Train evitchint ......................................
4. Car-atles (thousands):
lc01. Loaded, east or north ................................
lo02. Loaded, sest or south.................
l-03. Loaded, total.. ............ ......
4-0)r. Impty, east or aorth ..
L-0$. Empty, vest or south .................
l-06. Empty, total .....................
*-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south ......................
L09. loaded andesIpty.ret otal.............................

f-11. Passenger carrying care, all directions ..............
lc12. Other passenger-train cae, all direction ...........
5. Growe ton-allee of road locoaoti~es and tenders (thous):





6-06. Total inall freigh too~fran .........................


8--2. 011-burinin steam loconotve-roplle trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loconotive-poele trin ......


5-0~ letr c ocn AVfERAE


49 711 490

5 034 553
1 167 211
332 244 418
210 O 7 3
332 454 491
329 156 748


7 701 611
12 455 982


289 284 775
5 809 041
1 201 240


451727

131 279 040
7C077 024

711 761 224
34 277 569

7 550 475
b 872 989
13 423 464
3 073 670
4 813 769
7 887 445

10 686 758
21 310 909

10 596
43 200






952 952 262

2 944 864

2 544 166


538 46 30
14 335 512


98 473 810

5 612 143
570 62 5
371 336 952
i 2 76 O 21
371 612 973
367 510 631


10 680 6 0 5
16 197 459


279 368 375
6 572 487
593 190


455 498

34 228 032
7 499 040

685 043 61 6
30 933 225
8 226 357
6 755 818
14 982 175
3 348 869
4 663 92 b
8 212 797

11 619 746
23194 978

11OO6
43 74 4





781 681 329 7

1 058 9 4bb
3 0982 929

2 4 72 43
1 3314 107

14 1019 704


14 1194 97

3 976 479
-0 515
100 501 615

9 8 891 517


4 018 190
5 011044


88 898 355
4 410 772



383698

12 105 120
1921680

ir01 483 742
13 125 811

2 433 420
1 585 195
4 018 615
802 196
1 631 24 5
24 33 441

3 216 440
6 452 056

1 109
7 847





23 48 861 3



304495 8 9

95724 58

4 691 8 61


28 13124 5

4 5 00 626 t
-1 666
115 646 166
115 646 68 t

113 56 822

5 434 654
6 796 288


89 bS8 690
5 095 517



3 77 086

13 633 342
2 092 849 S

204 362 597
12 444 468

2 762 867
1 L00 66 7
4 663 554
650 353
1 716 137
2 566 490

3 616 80s
7 230 044

1 306
8 680





24 6 20


S3 13 OO6

2 000 809


43 762510


6 4187 99

363 844
11 4 63
17 509 809

17 509 609
17 333 235


472 147
695 542


11 057 190
395 504
11 921


21848

1 683 823
143 856

25 047 123
1 179 948

390 677
361 499
752 176
258 174
290 384
548 558

651 883
1 300 734

209
276








3 14 154

399 26



S5395 415


6 545 62 i:

392 168
-9 02
19 024 74C

18 846 213


656 62 4
624 346


10 312 97 8
4 12 665



26 354

1 8 75 4 8
337 715

24 232 25 7
964 815

422 GCE
444 98 5
867 651

614 399

743 42 6
14 82050

18 6
3107









36 776 56 5


74 321 507
28 O 3


562 52 1

499 28C


20 538 296

4 340 3,23
11 4 63
118 011 424

118 011 424
116 224 7 52



4 4 90 337
5 706 586


99 955 545
4 806 276
11 921


405 54

13 788 943
2 065536

226 530 865
14 305 759

S8 O1 946 694
4 770 791
1 060 370
1 921 629
2 961 949

3 86b 323
7 752 790


8 123






27 6 01 370

51 535 883

6024 77 53


31 5356 7 34


5 230 776


36 676 867

4 t\92 7 94
13 67 0
134 670 906

132 503 030


6 091 470
7 620 634


100 171 668
S5 508 1 83



403442

15 509 630
2 230 L64

220 '94 86L
1'3 409 20s

3 185 553
2 345 658
59 31 205
1 166 311
2 Old 57 8
43 180669
4 360 230
8712 094

83 993 L






264 405 080

40 6 372 517
S56108 9 r:~

23 563 360




59 261 799


9 549 612


52 716 053

52 716 053
52 363 638


255 981
852 754


43 748 750






5 366 715
1 367 026

103 799CjC
5 884 991

1 120 294
872 24
1 992 543
486 131
688 CO1
1 174 132
1 5606 250


896,

5 846 64








1 406 29893



380 233


566 681

2 367 431


14 555 14 5


58 174 922

58 174 922
57 744 144


t38 427
98934 4


44 212 780






5 677 433
1382 879

99 942 71 6
5 488 58 5

1 210 181
949 999
2 160 180
481 4 2
683 270
1 164 696

1 633 269
3 324 876


6 84 6






14 657 4 9
4 9 11 8

1127 67 7

26 41961C


47 241 798

719 349
570 62 5
178 491124
2 76 O2 1
178 767 145
177 263 452


4 150 700
7 587 481


134 983 927
1064 305
593 190


52 056

13 040 769
3 885 597

356 506 036
12 035 35 7

3 830 623
4 460 167
7 290 790
1 701132
2 166 080
3 667 212

5 626 247
11 158 002

8 421
27 905






50 960 518

13 343 396
65 33 95




61.91 1
6.3158 59

1.0 79

52 61.8 5



13254 9






65.3
62.5

19.7


21.8


9. Averagspe~r mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-sles, ordinary .. ...............
9-02. hot ton-siles ... ............. .. ..
10. Averages per trabwileri excluding ~light trains):
10-01. Locorothe-sles (prlacipal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-mles................
10--0). Empty freight car-miles ..
10-01r. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .. ...
10-05~. Grose ton-oiles (ezel. locoactires and tenders) ..
10-06. Net ton-siles ..
11. Groes to-ailes of locolnotives and tenders per locometive-rile
12. Bet) ton-siles pe~r loaded car-aile...
13. Car-mile r4410a: Loaded freight care
13-0)1. Percent of total cr-mles. east or north ...........
13-2. Percent of total car-miles. rest or ecuth .........**
13-0). Ibrcent of total car-ailes, all directions .... ...
ly-ob. Percent sast or north of total car-anns .. .....
14. Avrages~n per train-hour:
14-01. Tlorainstes....................*
~14-2. urves ton-elles (excl. locosotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-rwitchfugy hours at way stations of
total train-h ou; r s*.... .............. .. .


5.4
6,895
1.02
lr0.7

66.7
2,895
1,280
306
31.4

71.1
55.0
56.2

18.8
53,779

22.8


6.0
7,869


22.3
63.1
2,882
1,311
306
32.2



Sh.9
18.2
51.726

21.8


6.9
8,926
1.04
40.6
24.6
65.2
2,904
1,291
278
31.8

75.2
49.3
62.3
60.6

17.2
k9,166

29.0


7.9
10,750

1.05
61.0
22.6
63.6
2,922
1,355

93.0


76.5

59.2




27.5


7.9
15,675

1.03
63.4
31.6
75.0
3,713
1,993
355
45.9
60.2
55.5
57.8
51.9

18.3
67,120

26.8


8.6
18,243
1.ok
k6.0
32.6
78.6
3,964
2,136
358
*6.3

57.2
59.9
58.5
B8.7

17 4
68,56)

26.7


7.0
9,827

61.0
25.7
66.7
3,025
1,396
290
36.0
72.7

61.5
59.2




28.7


8.o
11,7r9

1.05
61.7
24.0
65.7
3,o67
1,~666
293
35.1

73.2
53.8
63.5
57.6

16.7
50,277

27.6


5.2
6,295
1.00
38.1
22.'
60.5
2,679
1,217
286
32.0

69.7
55.9
62.9
56.2

17.9
k7,690

22.7


5.7
6,830
1.01
37.4
20.2
57.6
2,592
1,199
275
32.1

71.5
58.2
c5.o
s6.0

17.6
'r5,235

21.6


ir.7
5,667
1.02
rr1.5
23.2
6*.7
2,872
1,217
325
29.3

70.2
58.1
66.1
5h.1

20.3
57,a18

17.7


10-01
10-02
10-03
1Cr04
10-05
11

1)-2

13-01

13-02




15


*Exoludes evitching time of train looomotive at initial and final terminals.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at lose of each month within the period.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFIC`E:1954 O 3]0114 (51


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT SCE)NOMICS AND STATISTIC


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


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

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED vITH SEPTEMBER 1956 AND 1953


EASTERN DISTRICT
INcumING
POCAHONTAS REGION


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION |


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT



















EASTERN DISTRICT~
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCwolueO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION IE
1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 195
AGGREGATES
1.~ Mieofroad operated at lose oimonth ..................... ik i' 95 I Z4 i 48 5 3 8 4 52 q79 S 0 991 80 7 6048 ii3 00 L5 2 37 1 5( 37 1 33 126 36 6 126 803 1
2. Train-aless (locomotivet-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ............ 953O LO 1C 7i5 417 1 348599 9 7c789337 73C 95(, 959 854 20507 ii49 3568L c1 971 77 5 1 582 513 2 493L9 61 5 453 7131 1-01
2-02. Diesel-electric oosooat~rivpope~lledtraine .......... jZ b9,2 37 316G75 7 i 9 662 61 9 989g4 62 1 34G 34 1 20Z07 4 11 008 C61 11 192 530 4 925 54 4 847 880 17 063 730( 15 635 36 6 2-02
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelled trains ........ L 3 38, 623 c7 4 44i, 23 94a5 17 L 43 31 647 46 3 489 t.5 5 532 L3e 93 8271 90 36 2-07
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains .. 2 4 3 1 bc 8 3 0 1 4 b 4 r 1 4 41 2 35 b 9 t8 83 ;D8 3 2-011
2-o5. Total loconotive-propelleatrrais~m ......... 93777 310705 1,ii4 57 45 7 13i2039 74 2 133149Y 2 210 3 1 135930 C06 15 41416 5 897 321 4 30 39 19 889 b46 21 262b9 8 2-cls
2-06. N~otorcar-propelled trained .. 23 L 31 9 7 0- 23 b3 6 31 7 CI 2-06
2-07. Total train-miles.. 3 L01 4ti 43 13902 11 i4 57 457 13 i03 S7 4 2 133149 2210 L91 13 t90 c,06 15 414 360 5 8g97 321 6 430 393 19 9i13 4 84 21 294 t68 el -07
2-08. Ordinary, ........................ -6 7 Ci: 3 44 70 b4 3 11 265 54 4 12 972 092 3 10t, 861 2 190 374 13 374 405 15 162 L60 5 859 928 6 384 406 19 752 67CI 21 123 77 1 2-08
2-09. Light... I 4140 466 961 191 913 Z31 82 24 20 20 C1 210 i0.r 251 9 r 37393 45987 16081 4 171 09 71 -09
3. Ro~ad lconsiv.-ex..s
3-01. Principal........ ...... ........ 933 3; C6; 43 119 '7 7 11 4 59 56 61 13 ii7 7 7 9 13 l ~3061 2 211 46;: 15 594 2.7 2 549 896 64 1 6 429 79 4 19 893 0115 21 270 f48 3I-01
3-02, helper (ezeludea 'Band traillag"A* nits) ...... 'J i i1 1 i0 4 3 45r,354 2 622 b21 62 03 77 16 4 51c. 14 b 699 : 17 3393 63 610 399 33 4 441 b4CI 3-02
1-3Lgt. 146E, .3 1 861 9 8 55c,261 782 60 98 0 51 95 'O E 656 i86 8i78 11 97338 110 72 734 L15) 87310 31 3)
3-ok. Total lcomotive-miles.. 41 806 62 46 186 54 12 473569 14613 39 9 2 27515 2 3t3 931 14 76670 6 16 497 33 60O11312 6 604 129 21026 9641 22 585 451 3-01
3-0~. Total, team only.. 630540 LL) 185 1j 185 9 3 23215 8j 49',16i 1104594 2 r1911 ; 4 336 7 4 1 015 720 1 691 915 290056 91 6 156 b4 9 30
3-06.Total. diseelel~ectric only ...... '454741:- 331b4 59 10409523 10830651 13932451 1229461 11602/66 12,06031k 4995592 4912214 177490~5 1 162117331 3-06
:-07. Total, electric oaly ..674 2. 732 _7 7 494 45 5 550 594 47 t69 (r9 i76 5.42 12.4 600 270 132 0941 131 :0 7( )-o
)-08. Total, other ......................................... 24L 94 3 85 0025 e' 4 c97 0 7 245 24 61 85 (008 3-08
Train-awitching locomotive-ailes:
3-0)9. Steam loconotives ................... j 3 73 61 1 226 ;3 3 160 91 31 389 62 7 99 3201 1.46 166 2c00 2 3 jl 535 7 9 5 103 66 2 161 218 274 84 3) 529 5221 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electriclocomoctives.............. 0302257 i 294 26k. 197 35 6 1 194 ,26 103 47 75084 1300 bc6 1 C6'J .1 522 O5 504 021 12 6882 6 1121031 -1
3-11. Electric locomotives. 54176 55079 44 076 445 67 2527~ 3f01 40 005 47b6e 7571l 72101 3-11
3-12. Other loconotives .,9C G 7 1 6 16- 7 2 7 8 3-12
1-1). Total ......................... 7 785 261 4 175 95 2 1 402 3 4 1 61.8 320 205 3 5 5 24 6 5 1 6 07 r.,8 2 1 0b2 b7 6 26 2 6 7 665 239 1 5 51 31 21 1 657 6411 )-1)
j-14. pilee initial and final terrolaals inc.in 3-13...... t 06c,30 7 916 b75 2219 c57 i6G1 1173 17 79 c4J3 i 2 """"""'""~"" 78 909 158 512 150 074 470 66 5 4876921 3-14
Diesal-olectric unit alles:
3-15. Road... 85 594 813 81347t4 7 2; 673680 2 4518. t2129sI I 15. 2 826 C6, t 0 20 02 uc 71i; 37 j14 12 197 455 11 309 099 46 594 2261 427010291 3.14
j-16. Train avitching................... 4 254703 389-67L4 1 58L,651 1'51 416 151 486 1 13 9 1774 164i 7018 64997 1857 1520 3-1
6. Car losded hoanst r north.. 9515 5~ 9 89 L60 ;93 3 3 j2b _6t 49877 4929 3432. jail 74 C00 130 09 3 132 7 55 478 22 2 48214Cl 4--0
6-02. Loaded. est or outh.. 713 4 97 7t8675C 180 3 77 ;17<2 4t 43( b31iC <3ubl 7103""""" 107198 114 226 3714841 4014871 L--0
lr-03. Loaded, total ... 1 6 67022 1 7 76 j1L 481 710 54- i;;7 95315 102 40C ;8OL\ O i G 9 37 2 91 246 981 849710_6 8836321 I-03
6104. rmpty, east or north.. 3414 384 7 83 22 94 ,3 ij 3 33 3769 11.5 131cer ti 55 194 se589 9 174 69 i 1929211 4-06
Ic-05,Emotyg. est or south................. t56 L4 1~ C:8170 1792. ,4 198 7 O I3 740 337 i 212 c7 C; i2 3243~ 76 2 7 75 54C 267 54 4 2730981 r-05
l-06. bmpty, total..~iC3 90463 96s 2 03~J146 c292038 oG 079 714' 3312, 364 2iS~i6J 131471 1341i39 441 93 6 4660191 k-06
l-07. Loaded andowmpty. eastor north ............ 1 294 66 1 372 9 07 ~ 37725' 41i* 8 4i L L21( 66 98a7 461 4 i "4 185 287 191 354 6 52 91 4 675066) 4--07
6-08. Loaded aad empty, rest or south ............ 1 2 71 9 8 1 3 6 7 t 26 3 67 LO 1 4 16 c 3 82 1 8 6 P 4C 4 4 9 78 L 0 4 7 1 83 4 7 5 1 89 7 6 6 6 38 7 2 61 6 74 50C 8 -08
4-09. Loaded and espty total... 2 r71 C5 L 7170 7 31 744E5t 03CI _C 1CB63 >4 173E2L7 4i1125C 20,0 3C Jiri 68762 381 120 1 291 64 2 13496511 4-09
4-10. Cab~oos, all directions ........... .. 39 91 4 37 1 11 0 3 7 13 5 6 2 2 19 8 2 `7 4 13 tj s 5 99 O6 59 3 20 0 9 31 21 2 8 1( l10
I-11. Passenger carrying care, all directions ......... 1 4 12 1 26 GoD 10 13 3 C1 7 1 3i E. 4 10 Oe 1 118O 9 9 41 i-11
I-12. Other pasenear-train care, all directions ....., 3 EL 6 4 7 7 6 3 ^52 3. 7 90 e 4 6 96 28 2 5 5 71 2 7 63 4--12
5. Gr5 Ion~--a rnl tam elecomotivs and .......... 169~7 4 1 300835 5Sj 473 891 j j~ 99 <, 337?37 487 C2 tl 0 226 1^3 b 296 7 51 476069 539 56 2 10985969 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning team locolotives .............. 480 L27 970 37i 480 92 7 970 3721 5--02
5-03. Diesel-electrie locomotives.. 1L 459031 9 44535 2 87460 bO 9 60 L37 3i70 c7t 556738 j;71080 331s7 ;'; 1473 890 1366 368 5 713 4611 5 i61612l j-0
5-04.El.ctric ~ocomotives.................. 22'30 SC 2 34 810 145086 1496, 67 2i 409 27:95L 1714:7 7 177 :, 578311 57 i501 5--ok
5-05. Other looomotives 70 L 2 2 23 4 OL a 59 2 b -- 67 C2 91 23 4 O 6 50
5--6, Total. 12 5 7 029 14182 3UL j L93764 400$1 ~7C 1~31214 b72 r5L 4 3C6 57b 49882 1j 1 770 641 1842 437 6 859 4101 741163' -0
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and cabaoses (thous):
6-01.Total Incoal-burlningateam locorotive train ........ 1Ji-3 302 6 83 086295 3 590S er il 014 bc 32 229( P 133jE C6 cG bl7 10 9 .5 30 2 970 90 2 4407 312 3 680 74 6 7733 ,78 6-0
6-02. Total in oil-barnin stam loconotive train ...... 2 716 Cr, 3 1L.. 5 22 ---- 2 716 08 31 6 123 "a 2 2 6-02
-0). TotalIn diesel-electric cotective traina........... 47 ;803 7C 35048C~ e7 26 C 80794 3CO033 iCU G 3CLh 050 45L 1660 3.002 (Z44 3+os4 l1C 13707842 12827769 500730771 461274931 (,..
Mbk. Total in electric locomottre trains .......... 2 0 70 ~780 11 i 4 1 r 55t, Si2 1 506 7 1 L 191 62 ; 193 Sr01 1 7 47 ;4 4 1 70-2 i 17 329 :3 61 330 9 4 7 1 .ok
4-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar traine ..... II P.0 0~f a 3S h. jZ O 9 E: -l 201& 21 5 7 86 OO 81 28 83 9ti M g-
A-06. Totalin all freight trained. 1s07 11116 369579j7 3E433 c7 6 ,47 904 8841 2243 7 8 47 i77 :;t 16 678 74 17235 0 8 57 587 75 0 60 60403 L,96 66
6-07. Total ofpaea. -train care and eontenta incl.in h06 2:93 592 326 1 4j 8/ 76..9 3741 2 7 9 4L71 8 79 _91 32 252 39 657 2133511 i0726 ab 07
7. Net ten-ciles. rovenue and ncrevesnue (thousands) ...... '; 712 i,03 57 276 0 37 15 +,6L 67 17 C34[5 ~ 1 4746g7 76 48ai540 2(;cicL 43 i 7t16 L L 7 835512 8 074 86 7 24 665 74 26414 961 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-oritching hours at way statione:
8--01. Coal-burn~ingstearclocomotive-propelled trained ....... L88 22 530 67 7 93 43 2 197 52 4 5,711 6 4 545 13 0143 2 6i: 7C 64 17 7 100 61 9 78 96 i 167 ,8 b 841
"a !: it.":i:::::".i:::::- G::!!!e r an 71 56 7 5 03 57 7 4 9 7 O 3 4 5~ L 2 6 j j7 ILO 27599 2
P-04. Electric locometive-prooelled trained ................. Zr. C 8 3355 22 O 4 25 ;4 2 i 7 9 2 G 9 C c. 3 L C i7 o3? 5 30 2) 5 21g 9 8.Oi
8-05. Other locom~otive-propelled trained ... 7 3 O 2 2 6 8 1 2 2 4 EU 4 7 O 7 81 2 6 81 g..o
8r7 Motalto i-hor pe d. 21 40a 1 7 7 603 0 4( 801 6 6 ;116r55. 17 '5 C o~ 0059 90L 72 3 4017C 372 736 1 000 9601 1 100 2 84 M

AVERAGS
9. Avsreratper mile of road per day:
9--1. Train-ciles, ordinary ..5.6 6.1 6.9 8.0 8.4 8.8 7.1 8.1 5.1 5.5 5.0 5-'4 9-01l
'-02. het ton-miles ........................................ 7,593 8,238 9,523 11,021, 18,906 19,385 10,779 12,139 6,812 7,015 6,297 6,730 9-42
10. Averages per train-crile (excluding Ilght trained :
10-01. locomotive-=les principall and helper) ....., 1.02 1.03 1.04* 1.05 1.03 1.04 1.4 .05 1.co 1.01 1.02 1.02 1 0-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-mless .................. 42.8 41.6 42.8 b1.9 k6.6 46.8 43.4 42.6 40.5 38.7 43.0 41.8 10-o2
10-43. Empty freight car-riles .............. 23.2 22.6 23.3 22.6 323 2.6 211.7 24).0 22,41 21.0 22.4 22.1 10-01
10-06. Total titeiht car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 66.0 64.2 66.1 64.5 7.9 79.4 68.1 66.6 62.9 59.7 65.4 63.9 1 0-oL
1o-oS. Grose ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tendere) ..... 2,988 2,932 2,991 2,963 4,053 4,038 3,159 3,118 2,8h6 2,700 2,915 2,869 05
10-06. aet ton.iles ....................................... 1.352 1,342 1,373 1,383 2,:25 2,215 1,511 1,503 1,337 1,265 1,249 1,250 10-o6
11. Groes (cen-.iles of locomotiess and tender per loconctive-rle 309 307 280 278 3 66292 290 295 279 326 328 1
12. Het ton-ailee per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.6 32.2 32.1 9330 48.3 4743'.8 35.3 33.0 32.7 29.0 29.9 12
13. Car-mile rattoo: Loaded fraight care
13-01. percent ct total car-miles, east or north ....... 73.2 72.1 77.8 77.6 59.2 56.7 7e.s 74.0 70.2 69.4 73.2 71.e 1 3-ol
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, vest or eculth ........... 56.3 57.5 51.2 52.3 58.9 61.2 52.7 53.8 L8.Z 60.2 58.2 59.5 1 12o
13-;3. Preent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 64.8 61r.8 64.7 65.0 59.1 58.9 63.7 63.9 64.3 64.8 65.8 65.5 1 3-o?
i3-c*. Percent east or north of total car-siles ........... 57.1 55.7 60.9 59.9 50.7 48.1 59.2 38.o 54.8 53.8 56.3 54g.6 13-~oi
10. Moraeysg per trato-hour:
14-01. T~lratmles ...................... .................. 18.1( 18.0 16,8 16.5 I18.0 17.3 17.0 16.6 17.3 17.3 19.9 19.4 1 Ir-01
14-02, Grons ton-miles (ezel. loconotives and tenders) ..... 54,375 52,095 49,332 '(7,972 72,100 69,335 52,699 50,906 49,031 46,239 57,533 55,082 1 1-02
15. Percent train-switchingl hours at way stations of
ttotl train-bours* ............... .... ...... ............ .. 22.7 22.6 28.8 28.4 26.3 27.0 28.4 28.2 22.9 23.0 18.0 17.7 1


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3 1262 08851 6546 IN RSAECM RC CO ISON
BUREAU OP IRANSPORT SCONOhOCS AND SfA UIQ


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 129 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 195'( and 1953


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
OCTOBER I 954






















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

1954( 1953 1951( 1953 195e 1953 1954 1953 1 9~54 1953 1954 1953


1 1


I I I 1 I I


Page a


60 Lb0

22 023 a4 l
104 130 303
4 829 676
16 004
131 602 G ZO

131 602 030
129 599157
2 002 873

131 636 055
5 006 485
6 362 872
143 004 412

111759 513
j 340 400
16 618

2989~545
11 954 863
452151
6 0
10 396 625
2 304 860

253 353 697
16 043 100

3167 j07
2 183 50-
0 350 616
1 176 625
2 134599
3 313 224
4 343 932
4 31t,100
a 664 040
134510




30 t72 9L4
16 8L210

41 446 110

67 067 27'3

309 684 214
16 919 2 56
1 C8 9 1 9
393 776 664
526 781
182 412 571

1 4 92 877

3 868 661
23 6 57


7 604 015


AGGREGATES
1.Mles of road operated at lose of month #.............. ......
2. Traia-sl (locomotive-propelled and motorcar traine):
2-01. Steam loconotive-propelled tratus .............. ...
2-02. Diesel-electrio lecaotive-propelled traine ... ...
2-0). Electric locomotive-rpropell trained .. .......
2-04. Other loecaotive-propelled traine ... ........
2-05. Total locomotlteropelled trained ... ........
2-06. Motor repelleddtrainn..
2-07. Total train-alles ..
2-08, Ordinay..
2-09. lLth ...........
3. Roadlocomotiv~ie-ale:
-01. Principal ...
302. Belper (nerludea B* and tra~llag *A units) ... ...
3-03. Lght..
3-44. Total locomotive-ailes... .........,
3-0. Total. ateasonly..
3-46. Total.dies*1-electric oal ... ...........
-07. Total. electric oal...
368. total, other...
Trata-esitohinglocoastive-alla:
3-09.Steamalocoastives...
3-10. Dinlel-electrio locomotire u ...... ..........
3-11. Electric locomotives..
3-12. Other locoaotives ..... ...............
3-13. Total..
3-14. MIles initial and final terinals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-electria unit miles:
3-15. Roa&.........
3-16. Train evitching..
4. Car-ailea (thouseands):
r-01. Landed. est or north..
4-02. loaded, reet or south ................................
4-0). Imated, total... .
lc04. Empty. east or north ........................... ...
4-05. =Pty. est or south...
4-06. Empty, total.
I-47. Loaded and empty. eas or north ......................
4-8. loaded n uptl.rest or louth ... .........
6-09. Loaded and eapty, total....
r-10. Caboose. anldirections..
l-11. Pasungr carrying care, all directions ... .....
4-12. Other passengertrain cars, all directions ... ....
5. Gross ten-sthe of rose locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-ol. Coal-burningsteamloecaotinse... ..........
5-02.0il-brangs team locolotives ... ..........
5-o). Diesel-electriclocomouree ... ...........
5dL.Electric ~ocoeOtivu...
5-oS. Other locomouire ..
5-46. Total.. ... .. .. ... .. .. ..
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, contents, sad cabooses (thous):
6-01. 19tal In coal-buraint atema loosotive train ........
642. Total in oil-burnin stus loconotive trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-electrie locoootive trains ...........
6-04. Total In electrie loecaottre trains ..................
&-05. Total In other loconotive and motorcar trained .. ...
6-06. Totat enalltIaregt trains ........... ...
6-07. Total of ase. -traincareand con(tentinch.in I.06
7. Not ten-mIles, reve~Ue and nonrevenus (thoneants) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-evitching hours at way stations):
6-01. Coal-bumrnin steam loconotive-propelled trates .......
8-02. 011-borning steam locomotive-propelled traine ........
&-03. Dilsel-electric locomotive-popelled trains ..........
R-CL. Electric locomethe-~rproledd trained .................
8-05. Other loconotie-propelled trained ..... .......
6-06.~ Notoroar-prope~lld train* ..
B(47. Totaltrain-houre..... ...

AVERAGES

9. Averatesper mile of road per day:
W1. Trat-mlesl, ordinary ...
W2. hot ton-milla ................. ...........
10. Avrages per train-mile (exc~ludg ~ligt traina:
10-01, Laocootive-sile (prlDinIpa and helper) .. 1
10-42. load*A freight car~ailes ........
10-43. Empty freight car-sune ....................... .....
10-ok. Total treciht cam ~iles (uclndi eaboone) ... ...
10--05. Gross ton-slles (excl. looomotives and tenders) ... .
10-06. not ton-siles ....................
11, Groee ten-mi~le of loonotives~ and tenders per locometierwile
12. Ret ton-siles per loaded car-aile ...
13. Car-aile ratios: Loaded freight ears
13-0. Percent of total car-ile,. east or north ... r~
13-02. Percent of total car-aill, vest or scuth .... ...
13-43. hnornt of total car-ailes, all directions ... ...
13-0. Percent east or north of total car-ailes ... ...
14. Avrages Per trala-bOUr:
14-01. Tratastile ..
14-C42. Oross ten-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15, Percent ~tsprai-wtchfs bours at way stations of
tetal trate-bours*..


522 88

r5 264 510
309 329 403
b 617 93E
1 410 347
371 622 192
2337OS
371 655 902
36d 1437$ 9
3 712 151

371 703075
8 630 426
13 944 221
394 285 7 26
62 517 094
323 83219{
64 63255
1 451182

6 465131
2d 092 135
50j 902
7 32
35 064LO1
7 940 3132

797 355 731
38 532 i72

d 502 00C
6 580 4bc
10 090 486
3 421 8i7
5 370 16<
d 792 077
11 923 817
11 95074(
23 66Ej 56
376182
12 G~d
4 7 016

16 619;703
4 221 Cc1
97 502 7L5
2 183s05
4 04 03 5
120 932 133

125 854 i10
22 964 539
695 810 564
19 920 606
4 9 07 6 1 7
1069 462 59E
3 240156
474 104 078

2 826 448
615 24 6
16 080 877
i282706
4 21 4 0
14 9 80
19862 401


224 341

109 199 227 ~
298 356 166
6 235 417
653 808
414 444 60r
307 991
414 752 599
4 10 181 27 4
45 71 325

414 556 03G
12 086 0 40
18 059 397
444 701 47 3
124165 983
312 552 634
7 304 664
678 192

11 542126
25 650 57 3
510 577
7 O S
30 403 90s
o 415 713

7866 912 63
34 030023

9 :13 917
? L.42 !,68
16 758 405
3 732 216
2 445 00
9 177 22
18 54 1?33
12 90c7 72
?Lh 435 75 iF
419j474
1 2 7 2
48 5 4 0

30 46 652
10 085840
930j44267
Z 27995'7
16 8 4397
135 997 113

225 675 4 4 7
60 226 20 8
tLb 186 20 1
20 769 94 9
2 2 49 3 OO
1104 107 105
3 '08 428
539 234 903

5 713 420
1 4 88 41 9
15 t-98 72
33< 2 6 6
2 2 0 4 O
20 0 9
a22074 712


52: 390

1> 468 096
92 068 258
4 422 718
-1 9507
111 959 072

110157i061
1 802 011

111 985 673
4 473 532
5 569 305
122 028 510
17 81j405
99 307 878
49001 27

2 007 641
11 071 650
427770

13 507 467
2 143 637

i22 157422
14 711 664

2 720753
1 773 572
4 500 '-25
886 116
1 810 469
2 69C, 567
3 612 871
35 84C41
7 190 5912
114 232
1 111

3 226 24

27 326 025
14307 63

33 993 012

37 8071 918

267 929 655
10 133 866

320 871441
491 686
143 122 699

1 050 950

1 256 922
i16 7 OO


6 526 572


52 4 92

30 tj60 582
33 OO3 757
4 985 801

128 b50 140

128) bSO140
126 628 914
2 221 220

128 t887 964
6 057 47 5
7 579 093
142 L24 532
36 189080 O
100 C89Y541
5 045 911

4 099 341
10 740 666
421605

15 261 66<.
2 35.5 966

218 b73448
13 995 884

3 088 255
2 118 596
5 206 851
944 4S
1914 843
2 659 328
4 032 740
4 033 439
d 066 179
131835

10 03 7

11 (45 847
24 7
27 624 29J
1 509028

40 179 412

76 664 30 8

277 496 t524
15 b23 395

370 484 22 7
o 09 401
171 c989 623

2 198 764

5 340 514
260 855


7 800133


8 075

7 1577 49
12 062 045
407 160
16 OO4
19 642 958

19 642 958
19 442096
200 862

19 652 382
534 953
793 567
20 980 902
8 070 676
12 450 435
443173
16 618

981 704
883 013
24375
6 6
1 889158
162 029

28 176275
1331436

440 554
409 937
850 491
2 92 507
324130
616 637
733 061
734C067
1 467 128
20 286


3 653 712

3 544 959
24b 453

7 453 290

29 259 355

41 754 559
1 785 390
10 8 9 1 9
72 908 223
34895
39 289 672

444 927

609 759
21 957

1077 443


8 074

9 505 476
11 290 024
439 6 31
-1 253
21 235 131

21036 587
198 S44

21 241901
733 988
919 651
22 895 540
10 690 560
11 542 439
462 541


1337 972
733 412
29)656

2 101 040
155 507

27 058 935
1 077 90 7

471958
4980 093
970 051
353 653
132173
685 825
825 611
830 266
1 655 877
21 952


4 591250

3 563795
256 981

8 212 026

40 056 7 84

41 293 171
1 815 867

83165 82
30 878
45 063 582

627 4 66

559 204
24 55 4


1211224


60 26

40 366 058
104 293 781
5 425 432

150 085 27 1

150 085 2 71
147 665 501
2 419 770

100O 129 865
6 791 463
8 498 74
165 420 07 2
47 079 640
112 231980
6 108 4 5


5 437 313
11 474 07 8
451311

17 362 702
2 "O9 473

295593 383
15C07379,1

3560 2:13
2 616 689
6 176 90 2
1 298 138 t
2 247 016
3 545 154
4 858 351
4 b63705
9 722 Obi


10 3 7 8

15 637 09 7
24'7
30 988085
1 76GO09

4C1 391 4 38

116 721 0 2

319 289 6 95 S
17 639 262

453 650 04 9
64027 9
217 053 205

2 626 230

b, bjs9 718
205 40 9


9j011357


37 077

10 521 387
48 091 987


58 613 374

58 613 374
58 223566
389 808

58 607 216
273 314
950 092
59 830 622
11086 280
48 744 342


988 310
5 OO4 672


5 992 982
1 52S 538

115 996 503
6 587174

1250 387
979 447
2 229 834
541 325
764 278
1 305 603
1 791 712
17437 25
3 535 437
59934

6 315

3145 415
32 670
13 998 761


17 176 846

29 266 547
205 364
127 SOB 7 63


156 977 674
412486
71 552 126

630 858
7 794
2 643 424


3 282 076


37 14 3

16 137 658
48 467 657

64 605 315

64 605 315
64128 550
476 765

64 599 644
702 037
1 100 06 9
66 401 750
17 276 756
49124 994


1489 291
4 853 381

6 342 672
1 532 953

111251815
6 138567

1342 936
1064 225
2 407 161
540 025
758 810
1298 835
1 882 961
1 823035
3 705 996
66 072
1 21 6


4 761045
49104
13 493 700


18 303 84 9

41 762 08 6
2 76 14 4
124 854 600


166 892 83C
478 775
77 334 94C

976 606
12 67 7
2 691927


3 68121C


126 347

22 117 278
157 107 111
788 057
1 394 343
181 406 789
233709
181 640 498
1803521028
1 319 470

181 457 808
3 354 627
6 631257
191 443 692
25 5447533
163 329 535
1 134 859
1 434 565

2 487 476
11 132 800
53752
6 6 0
13 674 694
4 115 127

428 025 537
15 901998

4 084 306
3 425 530
7 SO9 830
1 701 867
24 71383
4 173 250
5 786 173
5 896 913
11 683 086
181 735
9 56 2
31 7 88

4 594 352
4 188 921
52 631050
4 99 189
3 95 4 65
62 308 977

29 520 390
22 764 175
456 620 587
3 001 408
4 7 9 6 69 8
518 705 256
2 300 889
220 139 381

699 713
607 4 54
7 568 772
44051
4 1 34 O
149 8 O
8 976 110


126 632

52? 695 511
145 594 710
609 985
653 606
199 754 022
307 991
200 062 013
198 387 223
1 674 790

199 826 527
4 592 540
8 4605984
212 6 79 6 5
59 609387
151195 660
1 196 212
678 192

5 015 52
9 623 114
59 26
7 O
14 698 610
4 373 289

399 207 065
13 617 665

4 312 768
3 861 654
8 174 422
1 694 053
24 39170
4 333 231
6 206 621
6 300 63.
12 507 653
199 615
9 4 1
30 68

10 064 510
9 976 489
48 562 482
513 946
184 3 97
69 301 826

67 192 26 9
59 950 0 64
431 041 906
3 130 687
2 2 49 3 OO
563 564 226
2?189 374
244 846 756

1 510 584
1 4 75 74 2.
7 106 627
46 857
2 2 O4
20 O9 5
10 182145


6,966
1.02
r*1.0
23.9
64.9
2,905
1,288
307
31.1

71.3
55.1
63.2
56.3

18.7
$3,8~4

22.8


6.0
7,907

1.03
22.4
63.2
2.887

32.2

71.2

64.6
55.0

10.1
$1,765

21,8


6.9
8,9866
1.01
40.8
24.5
65.3
2,913
1,299
279
31.8

75.5
49.5
62.5
60.6

17.2
h9,164

29.0


8.6
18,360
1.04
46.1
32.6
78.7
3,953
2,142
359
46.5

57.2
60.o
58.6
48.7

17.5
68,663

26.8


9,924
1.01
41.3
25.6
66.9


290
34.1

72.9


59.2

17.3
51,786

28.7


8.0
11,789

1.05
4(1.8
24.0
65.8
3,072
1,470
293
35-1

73.3
53.8
63.5
57.6

16.7
50,342

27.5


5.2
6,3'(8
1.00
38.3
22.r
60.7
2,696
1,229
287
32.1

69.8
56.2
63.1
56.1

17.9
u7,829

22.7


5.7
6,849
1.01
37.5
20.3
57.8
2,602
1,206
276
32.1

71.3


55*8

17.6
45.336

21.8


4.7
5,731
1.02
41.7
23.1
6k.8
2,877
1,221
325
29.3

70.6
58.1
64.3
54.r
20.2
57,786

17.7


7.9
10,778

1.05
41.1
22.6
63.7
2,926
1,358
33.0

76.6


59.3

16.5
r(7,497

27.6


7.9
16,005

1.03
r*3.8
31.7
75.5
3,750
2,021
355
*6.2

60.1
55.8
58.0
51.8

18.2
67,668

26.7


5.2
6,360
1.02
rr1.2
21.8
63.0
2,841t

30.0

69.5
61.3
65.1(
52.8

19.6
55,3s8

16.9


*iircludes switching time of train loocautive at inital and final te~rminls
Represents an average of the silonge reported at the clo~s of each month within the period.


U. s. GOVERNMENT` PRINTING OFFICE:1954 O 310314 (6)


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BURBAU OP TRANSBPORT ICONOMICS AND SAI(TAlIlC



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Comppiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 129 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED lIlTH OCTOBER 1951, AND 1953


Statemn~ct No. M.6-2ll (OS-A)





















EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEMUNIED TATS ESTEN DSTRIT PCAHNTA REIONacuuseSOUTEYNREGON ESTRN ISTICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGIONNO
1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1951, 1953 1954 1953 195~ 1953
AGGREGATES

2. Train-:niles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trained :
2**01. Steaa locomotive-propellal tratae ............ 4 1'7 7 01 8 849 214 1 3 06 0 5 2 2 280 06 6 7 35 71 9 828 518 2 0 41 7 7 1 3 108 584 923 24 4 1 91 6471 1 8 52 65 L5 4 348 9 8 3l 2-01
2-02. Dieeel-electric locomotive--propelled trains ..... 31 763 0 91 299608610 9 486 20 5 93642161 12875671 1118883 20773 77; 10 483 099 4859 90 4 647 17 9 1612a9 3 21 14 830 53 2 2-02
2-0). Electric locomotive-propelledtrains ................. 56312 61 t71 67 9 443317 451 4 3 42 1966 42 721 46551 31 494 15 1 -I -1 77 913) 7752i81 2-03
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 212 62 31 76 17OI -1 2 2 2 5 2 2i 2I -I -1 210 3 9 81 76 17O0 2-04
2-5. Total locomotie-propelled trains .................... 735G 6788 9 4 57 87 11i2 ?5"7 4 12 095 712 20677071 1990122 133032811 14085534 5 783 14 9 6 038 8261 18 2703 5 8 19 333 2131 2-05
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trained 20 ;S 5 1 7 5 9 20 55 81 31 7 5 9l 2-06
2-07. Total train-miles. 37 377394 6 39 489 63 2 1123bbL7 4 12 095 712 20677071 1990122 1.3303281 14 085 834 i 5783149 6 038 82 61 1290 916a 193964 97 2 2-07
2-08.0Ordinary ..................... 370145 r7 5 390O70 97 6 110b2367 11886797 2047 63 6 1 972 26 4 1 3I100 20 3 1 859 0611 5 750 69 5 5 997 640 18163 677 19 214 27 5 2-08
2-09. Light .,.................. 362 7 71 41 65 6 18320`O7 208 915 19 871 178a5 81 203078s 226 7 7 32 4 54 41 18 6 127 23 9 150a9 71 2-9
3. Road locomotive-alles:
3-01. Principal ....................... .......... 37 363 7191 39 470 394 11 2 37 7 1 12 098 7 40 2 068 64 4 1 991 117 33 306 11 5 14 089 857( q 782 46 6 6 038 25 1 18 27b 13 t) 19 342 28 61 3-01
3-02. Belper (excludess aand trailing "A units) ..... 8j3 C7 d 1033425 428122 542 00 S 60 24 0 65 307 488 362 607 316 16 710 49 154 346 606 376 55 31 -02
3-0). Licht ........................ 1 404 bn82 1 614 411 L,58 10 2 680 594 95 019 84 OO9 6 53.12 1 764 60 3 94 102E 100 86 5 657 4 5 748 943 3-4
3-0 .otallocomoltiv-mles. 39 6i22079 42 118 230O 12 223 69 13 3213543 ?22239031 21404393 4447596 15 461 776 9893 2 78 6 188 2 70 19 281 20 3( 20468 184 3
3-0. Total, eteam only ................... 463 61 4 10 040 0 82i 1 SO02 0 99 2 6 77 40 8 i42 0 4 71 952 953 2 344 14 6 3 630 358 964. 12 2 1 479 66 8 155 3 4 61 4 930 0 56 3-
3-06. Total, dieol-electric oaly .............. 33 284 591 31 328 b5tb 10 r27 060 10 130 324 1331 901 1 1429Y461 11 558 950 11 273 270 4 9291561 4 7086021 10796 88$I 15354698 31 H6
307. Total. electric oaly ............ 6 5294 7 6 70 16 494 53 6 51361l4 46 7135 44 534 5 4124 91 5 58)148e -I -I i 1118 112 02 CI 307
TPrain-sitchingllocomottre-allee:
3-09. Steam locomotives .................................... 582 1 90L 985 9 34 159 45 3 318 9 9 97 51 21 124 06 4 227 4 6 51 4 43 0 5 9 98 14 61 131 1400 226 979 411 7 3 b 3-09
3-10.Diessel-electrie locomotives .......................... 2 87 893 2627 C 2 1 17981 l~i078 005 f 5774 69 006 1 275 58 1 147 C11 513 077 468 095 1199227 1011919-0


3-14.Miles initial andfilnal terminals in21.In )-1) ...., 816 96 7 801 101 216 126 227 316 17 3 541 7190 2 33 4 80 244 5061 15C O 49 143 285 4254 3 8 4133101 3-1
Diesel-olectrie unit miles:
3-15. Road ......................... 2 41 1 5 61 76 946 97 9 23 065 797 22 947 7 96 2 970 33 8 2 686608 2O0 036 13 5 25 634 7 04 ii 929 3 7 3 10 886 38 4 44 4 46 0 2 8 40 42a5 8 91 3-15
3-16. Trainevi~tchim ...........--*** .........*******--*** 4 0 96 7 4 35 41 7 61 1 559 0 98 1 L117 4 142!5 75( 104 256 1 701 67 3 1 515 59 7 87 10 3 601 6 76 1 710 19 8 14240861 3-16
L. Car-alles (thousands):
*-01.Imoaded erst or north ................................ 8 72 C8 41 869 i22 2183 18b 288 415 48 00 5 44 315( 331 19C 33 7 301 120867 120 56 4200O2 7 4156271 r-01
Ir-02. Loaded, wet or eouth ................................ 660639 9 689 602 173 73 7 1.874 3 5 414 5 3 41 611 21519C 22904 61 102 741 101 7 44 342 70 8 358612 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total ... .................................... 1 C 32 7 31 1 b58 7 24 4 56 42 ii 4 75 6 50 89 4 5 8I 85 926 546 3 80 561 77 6 223 60 81 222 30 9 7 62 7 3 b 774 6391 603
Icg0r. Empty, east or north ................. 352 26 O 376 513 86 2 6 2 96 9 7 2 32 7 5 81 31 b 381 119 0 2 ., 130 810 So 961i 5 6 8 61 172 2 81 186 8171 6-4)
4-05. Empty, rest or south ................................. 547 553 5)L66 207 183 b9 51 192 Fr77 36 64 21 33 27 8 220 237 226 155 74 25 674 02C 252 760 266 0321 L-05
Ic-06 Empty, total ..................... 99 61 51 942 7 20 2 70 15 7 291 8 4 9 69 4 O00 65 116 3 39 $ 5 7( 356 9 6 5 135 21 7( 132 90O61 425 0 41 452 644 9 -06
h--07.Imoaded andowmpty. east or north ............ 1224L34 6 1 245 635 e 9644 7 387318 7 8 76 3 7615 4j? 502S10 463 540 1816a28 179 4 1 592 308 6026441 i-07
r-08. Loaded andowpty. rest or south ....................,, 1 20519e i 12~5 80 9 357 032! 380 31i 780O9 5 74 E89 415 72 7 4255201 176 997 175 7 64 595 46 8 6248441 I-08
4--09. Loaded and eepty. total............... 2 4 52 53 2 501 4 44 727 07 767 69 9 15865 61 15104 2 88E3 7 918741 35082a51 ?55 215 1187 77 6 12274861 4.09
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................. 37 b4 61 40 O5 81 11 a 3 3 12 38 9 2 1 3 71 2 O 5 C 13 5 7 O 14 4 3 91 5 65 9 6 21 7 18 4 19 19 40 O 2 --1
r-11. Passenger carryingI cars, all directions ........ 1 L 8 61 1 OO 71 9 1 11 9 1 81 16 11 61 13 5 12 O 9 11 1 05 O 7 8 1 611_
'-12. Other passenger-train care, all directions ....... 3 GO 7 4 10 1 7 33 6 4 2 7 3 1 76 O 8 7 91 50 6 6 6 CI 2 34 1 2 5 6 2, *--12
5. Gross ton-siles of road locoactives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives ....................... 1 5 07 20 0 2 551 kZO i 59 71 6 787 6 39 384 90 21 425 39 1 844 61 8 1 213 0301 277 200 412 314 385 382 925 686 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning stena locoaotives ........................ 3 53 6 41 7 53 9 4 21 1 -I- 4 35 3 53 64 1 7 53 O7( 5-2
5-03. Diesel-electrielocoootives..... .................... 10 6 "4 7( 9 378 79 81 2812 2 9 2 79 16 5 3i7574 C 33349 r 3~188i 5 9 312 6 571 1 43515 i7 1 31 4 35 51 44462 49357061 5-03
5-04. Electrie loconotiess ................................. 219S 061 214 ,7 6 144 71 0 140 35C 26 72 81 24 58a4 171 4 3 8 164 9 3 9 -1 46 4 6 49 2371 5-01
5-06, Total ........................................ .... 12 210 99 81 12 919; 941 3 417 25 51 3 723 15 9 7n9 16 61 783 467 4 206 421i 4 506 626G 1 712 3 57 1 727 18 4 6 292 220 6 686 1311 546
6. Gross ton-siles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
601Ttal in coal-burlningeteam locomotive train ........ 118017 3 5)t 18 567 4121 3415 30 2 5 594 566 3 209 089 3J31 3051 O62 3 91 8925 871 1 2687962 3 674 3161 2 50L,04 5 967 22 5 641
6-0. Total in diesel-eletric locomotive traina........... 92 4 34 524 86 153 7 14 27 770 042i 27 2379g3 2 4 506 C 2 CI 982813 32 a276 66 i 31 220 7 45 13 304 10 6 12 120 26 5 40 85375 6 4281237041 6-03
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trained ........ 7 51 2 8 31 259 38 51 -I .. 11 2 2 51 11 2 2 51 -I 7 40 0 5 61 259 38 6-05
6-06. Total in all freight trains .......................... 108i 844 30O0 111 561 0711 32 722 27 7 34 294 666 7 914 94 6 7 486 914 a 0 6 37 2231 41 781 58a01 15 9 92 0 6 815 796 7 7 t2 215 009 53 982 72i01 6-46
6-07. Total of paseo. train care and contents incl. In @6 282 67 6 279 50 8 44 S6 9 49 19 5 2 79 2924736 5214 3559 41119951 1573 647
7. Net ten-miles. revenue and nontevenus (thousands) ............ 46 b21 41 4 49 763 4811 14 859 41 6 15 552 180 a 268 121 4 119~ 15 917 537 1 91 56336 35 5 98 9 7 229 38 6 02 8 2 7073 57 7
8. Train-houra (incl. train-owitching: hours at way statione:
8-4)1. Coal-burningC steam locorothes-propelled train ..... 25375 3 4 31 19 21 89 29 51 157 9)9 9 45 71 9 54 96C 135 01 4 212 95 9 59 399'J 84 694 59 34 0 133 53 91 8-01
8-02. Gi-ml-brnn steam locomotive-rpropelle trained ........ 49 1 5 31 109 5 6 2 I 1 1 8 CI 49 153 109 4 8 21 8.32
8-03. Diesel-electric loccomoitivpropelled train .......... 1 6 6$2 Oai 1 549 703 553 61 2 527 4 00 66 84 O1 54 1731 620 4 52 581 5731 270 834 255 0181 773 736~ 713 112 8-0)
8-C*. Electric locomethe-propelled trained ................. 28 121l 30 16 8 21 531 23 4 3 2 2 29 3 2 81 a 3 824 25 615 4 297 4 3 7 C 8.-06
8-05. Other lococotive-propelled trains .................... 6 2 7 O1 2 4 6 61 -1 -I 11 1 -I 11 1 -I -I -I 6 1 4 6 61 &0
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained 1 35 1 1 89 81 9I- I-1- I 1 35 1 1 8 8 9 26
8-07. Total train-houre.. 2 00 6 70 2 124 99 71 6644 3 8 708 831 114C963 111 516 7 79140O1 )20 34 7 3 30 2 3 339 792 894.036 9648a5 8 8-07


9. Averatesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ................. 5.5 5.8 7.0 7.6 8.h 8.1 7.2 7.6 5.2 5.4 2.8 5.1 9-0
ec2. hot ton-siles ........................................ 7,223 7,397 9,4*62 9,879 17,566 16,562 10,548 10,770 6,617 6,490 5.811 6,050 9-2
10. Averagsl per trsai-a.11e (excluding light trains):
10-02. Imaded freight car-miles ............................ 61. 39.9 41.4 rr0.0 43.7 43.6 4L740.5 38.9 37.0 1(2.0 K0.3 10-02
10-4). Empty freight car-miles ................. 24.3 261.1 24.1( 2P,6 33.9 33.0 25.9 25.8 23.5 22.2 23.h 23.6 100
10-06. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ...... 65.7 6L.0 65.8 61r.6 77.6 76.6 67.6 66.3 62.4 59.2 65.4 63.9 10-or
10-05. Grose ton-miles (excl. loconotives and tender) .... 2,941 2,855 2 961 2,885 3,865 3,796 3,102 3,015 2,781 2,634( 2,875 2,810 lo-o$
10-06. Net ton-siles ....................................... 1 ,311 1,274 1,344 1,g08 2 084 2,036 1,460 1,412 1,281 1,205 1,213 1,196 10-06
11. Groes ten-mleas of locoroties and tendere per loconctive-rile 308 307 280 279 3 55 366 291 291 291 279 1 26 327 1
12, Not ton-ailes per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.7 31.9 )2.5 32.7 47.7 46.7 35.0 34.8 32.9 32.5 28.9 29.7 12
13. Car-cile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-ol. recent of total car-il., ont or north ....... 71.2 69.8 76.7 7b.5 59.1, 58.2 73.6 71.8 66.5 67.2 70.9 69.0 3o
13-02. Forcent of total car-miles, west or aculth ....., 514.7 52.9 48649.3 53.1 55.6 49.rr So.3 Sa.o 57.9 57.6 57.4 13-oz
13-03. Forsent of total car-miles, all directions ...... 63.0 62.9 62.8 62.0 56.3 56.9 61.7 61.1 62.3 62.6 64.2 63.113o
13--06;. Percent east or north of total car-miles ....... 56.9 55.8 62.0 60.6 53.7 51.6 60.6 59.2 54. 5.2 55.'1 53.7 13-oe
14r. AreagCs per train-hour:
10c1. Tralastiles ..................... 18.7 18.6 16.9 17. 1 18.0 17.8 17.1 17.2 17.5 17.8 20.5 20.1 14-ol
th-(;2. urlose ton-mllee (excl. locornotives and tenders) ..... 54,322 52,499 89,248 48,382 68,8h8 67,138 52.139 50,932 48,4)27 Ir6,490 58,40a 55,949 16-02
15. Percent train-switchingl hours at way stations of
tetal train-hour* .......... ......... 23.3 22.1, 29.3 28,4 2j.8 26.7 28.8 28.1 22.9 22.4 18.8 17.5 1


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(INIVERsITY OF FLORIDA


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3 1262 08851 6702 avaAU oP TRANSPORTECONKIhQCSAND8TATISHC8


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 129 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTB OF NOVEM(BER 1954( AND 1953


Statement No. M.d-211 (OS-A)
NOVEMBER 1954
























EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION IactIDNOl SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IE
POCAHONTAS REGIONNO
1954 1953 1954 1953 195" 1953 195" 1953 195'( 19:,3 1954 1953


I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I 1 I I


*Exolude s vitohing time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period*


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37 081

11 444 631
52 951 892
-4 39

64 396 523

63 974 261
422 262

64 389 682
290 024
1 044 194
65 723 900
12 050 402
53 673 498



1 089 466
5517749


6 607 215
1683 587

127 925 876
7 2 74 2 7 7

1 371 254
1 O2 188
2 453 442
602 286
838 534
1 440 820
1 973 540
1 920 722
3 894 262
65 793
1 11 6
6 821

3 422 615
32 6 7 O
15 433 918


18 889 203

31 954 509
205 364
140 809 869


172 9697 42
448 245
78 918 115

690 257

2 914e 256



3 612 ZO9


ITEM


AGGREGATES

1, )1iles of road operated at Jlose of month ....................
2. Train-iles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar traina:
2-01. Stua looonotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
2-0). Electric locomotive-prop elled trained ., .......
244. Other locomotive-propelled trains .. .........
2-05~. Total locom~otive-propelled trains .. .........
2-06. Naotorcar-propelled trained ..............
2-07. Total trala-miles...................
2-08. Ordinary ............... .. ...... .. ...........
2-09. Ligh t . . . . . .
). Road locomotive-alles:
3-01. Principal ....................... ... ........
3-02. Yelper (excludea'Band tralinG A* units) .........
3-03 Ligh t . . . . . .
3--04. Total locomotive-miles ...............
J-05. Total, steam only ..................
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only ,............................
3-08. Total, other .. .. .. .. .. ..
Train-switching locomotive-anles
3-09. Steam locomotivs ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electrie locomotives..
3-11, Electric locomlotives ................................. I
3-12, Other loom~otivoe ..................
3-13. Total ............................................ I
3-16. Miles initial and final terminra~slanc In 3-13 ...... I
~iaess1-olectric unit alles:
3-15. Road ........................................... I
3-16. Train switching .......................
4. Car-ailes (thousands):
4-01, Loaded, east or ncrth ................................
4-02, loaded, vest or south.................
4-0). Imaded, total ......................
6--04. Epnty, east or north .................
L-05. Empty, rest or south .................
4-06. Empt y, total . . .. . . .
4-07, loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total................
4--10. Caboose, all directione ...............
r-11. Psas~seer carrying ears, all directions ..............
4-12, Other passenger-train ears, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-miles of road loconlotives and tenders (thous):
5~-01. Coal-burning steam locomottrea .......................
5-02. oil-burning steam locomotives ........................
5-03. Dia**1-electric locomouree ...... ....................
5-ok. Electric locomotives .................
5-05. Other locaomoie ....................
5-06. Total .. .. . .. . .. .. .. .
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, contente, and cab~oose (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burning steam looomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-barlnin steam loooative trained .........
6-03. Total in diceal-electrio locomotive trains ...........


606, Total in all freight trains ..........................
6-07, Total of paea. train cars and contents incl. In Cr6
7. Net ten-miles. raeveue and nonrevenue thousandse) ............
8. Traia-hours (incl. train-evitching hours at way stations):
8-01, Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled traises .......
8-02. 011-buranin team locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Die~sel-~ctleti loccnotive-Frpropell trained ..........
8-04. Electric locometive-propelled trained .................
&-05. Other locomotive-propelled trates ....................
8-06. Mlotoroar-propelled trained ..............
8-07. Total train-hours......., ..........

AVERAGES

9. Her~ae T e or rod per da :

9-02. Yet ton-dile ..
10. IAeraes per train-clile (ezeluding light trained :
10-41. Locorative-ilesa (principal and helper) .. ....
10-02. Loaded freihth car-mles ..
10-4). Gept) freight car-miles ..
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .. ...
10-05. Grosls ton-miles (excl. locom~otives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-eiles .... .... .... .. ......
11. Gross ten-Eiles of locomotives and tenders per locor.ctive-rth
12. Net ton-siles per loaded car-mile...............
13. Car-mile ratioe: Loaded fraight cars
13-ol. Recent of total car-miles. east or north ...........
13-02, Percent of total car-miles, rest or sculth ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-06I. Percent east or north of total oar-niles ...,,.......
16. Avragyee per train-hour:
14-ol. Train-miles ........... .........
14-02. Greasr ton-ciles (excl. locomotives sad tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switchinlg hours at way stations of
total train-boure* ........... ........


223 889

60 0 82 180
341 092 470
6 181 361
1 622 970
400 978 981
254 267
409 233 248
405 158 326
4 074 922

409 066 78 s
9 490060
15 346 947
433 905 805
67 980 708
30'7 117 181
7 136 200
1 671 710

7 050 931
31 080 28
557 740
1E8iJ 2 2
8 7632S98

6'79 746 03
42 6 31 2 4 0

9 374 084
7 49 125
16 623 209
3 774 079
5 91~7 813
9 691 892
13 14bt 16 3
13 166 938
26 31j 101
414 035
1 32 94
50 623

18 120 403
4 5 74 513 2
107 571 342
2 400 311
4 6G 3 4 3
133 140 131

137 671 608
24 812 105
688 245 088


1 178 306 896
3 522 832
522 629 492

3 080 201
6 6 4 4O1
17 745 899
310 829
48 693
16 04 ~
21 866 C71|


224 331

118 048 441
328 316 966
6 607 096
729 97 0
453 902 4 81
339 750
454 242 231
449 252 250
4 989 981

454 026 430
13119 465
19 673 806
4 b6 819 70 3
134 206 065
343 881489
7 974 632
7 57 31 7

12 928 060
28 577 598
555 297
7 74
42 061729
9 21681i6

(,43 338 242
38 3717 8 4

10 085 0 39
8 2932170
18 317 209
4 108 729
6 011211
10 119 940
14 193 768
14 243 3 81
28 437 149
459 531
13 2 79
52 64 1

33 013 882
10 7 79 7 8 2
102 423 065
2 494 133
2 06 1 9 2
148 917 054

244 242 859
64 675 80 6
961 339 915


1 295 668 176
3 587 936
5a0 998 384

b, 744 61 2
1 597 9 8 1
17 248 17 5
362 451
24 506
21 98 4
24 999 709


52 385

16 774 146
101 554 463
4 866 035
-219 6
123 194 646

121 209 428
19 98 218

123 223 144
4 901654
6 127 407
134 i52205
19 317 LO4
109 534 y38
5 399 763


2 167 7 94
12 251065
4 71 0,59 C

14 891 318
2 35;7 63

548 223 219
16 2 70 7 62

3 OO9 938
1 947 309
4 957 247
972 380
1 994 364
2: 966 744
39 82 )18
3 941673
7 923 991
120 C665

g9 43

3 685 940

30 140 854
1 584 473

37 410 267

41 223 220

295 700 297


353 593716
b36 4 55
157 982 115

1 140 24 5

5 812 534
238 231


7 191 010


52 4 91

33 140 648
102 367 973
5 437 2 31

140 9)45 8 5

140 945 85
138 515 711
24 40 141

I40 985 704
6 599 484
8 259 667
155 c45 675
38 o06 4 85
1.10 019 865
6 159 525


4 418 396
11 618 671
458 310

16 69j 317
2'81282

251 6;21 24 4
15 4 07 6 2 5

3 3 76 670
2 306 031
5 682 701
1043 457
2 107 720
3 151 177
4 420 127
4 413 751
8 b33 878
144 224

10 885 S

i11 334 86

30 419 455
1 649 3 83

43 902 571

62 258 874

30b 234 456


404 778 t893
658 596
187 b41 803

2 356 7 6 3

5 b67 914
284 287


b 208 964


60 462

24 667 616
114 904 075
5 315 391
1Y 229
144 905 311

144 905 311
142 699 j60
2 205 951

144 944 170
j 496 847
7 015 99.5
1'-7 457 010
28 230 227
123 317 263
b 8809 649


3 247 010
132530 452
496 560
6 6
16 976 088
2 539146

279 369 832
17 74 4 7 7 3

31 498 497
2 3p8 699
Sb 97 190
1 i297 645
2 355 136
3 652 781
4 798 142
4 753 835
9 549 977
148 088

9 673

9 724 554

34 061 553
1 855 654
10 9 7 O
4? 6-2 731

73 691 664

341 960 876


434 416 887
574 147
201 540 100

1 630 891

6 4 89 133
262 481
911

8 Z8j 416


60 565

43 474 642
114 776 880
5 919 583

164 171 10

164 171105
161 524 562
2 646 543

164 219 72
7 398 77
9 263 34 7
180 861 84
50 709 998
1 23 505 250
6 666 600


5 680 37
126t21089
490 67

18 992 333
2 753 979

281 567 087
16 5 89 7 8

3 692 943
2 845 735
6 738 67b
14 28 948
2 4 73 171
3 902 119
5 321 891
5 318 906
10 640 797
168 226
1 7 7
11 257

16 650 127
34 116 74 2
1 930 94 8

52 898 064

125 646 963

350 510 440


4 95 431629
692 403;
236 616 54 |

3 039 18

6 48129
31122


9 831704|


37 14 2

17 529 905
r3 114 836


70 6441 141

70 644 141
70 126 190
517 951

70 637 695
7t51191
1 200 934
72 590 020
:8 756 424
53 833 "96



1 620 431
5321476


6 941 907
1675;38

122 138 199
6 7 40 24 3

1 463 501
1165 969
2 629 470
598 911
832 830
1 431 741
2 062 412
1 998 799
c 061211
72 2 88

8 134

5 173 359
49 5 3 9
14 808 135


20 C31033

45 436 402
278 334
136 974 86 5


182 689 601
520 386
84 564 328

1 061 300
12 7 5 7
2s 46 94 5



4 021002


6 077

7 893 468
13 349 612
44~9356
16 229
21 710 665

21 710 665
21 489 932
220 733

22 721 026
595193
888 586
23 204 805
i) 912 723
13 782 325
489 886
198 7 1

1 079 216
9"7%67
26 701
6 6
2 084 770




488 559

939 949
325 265
360 772
686 037
813 824
812 162

22 423

330

4 038 614

? 920 699
272 181
10 97 C
8 242 464

32 468 444

46 260 579


80 823 169
37 692
4') 557 993

4 90 64 6

676 599
24 250
911

1 192 406


8 07 4

10 333 994
12 408 907
482 3 52
29 525
23 225 2 53

23 008 851
216 402

23 233 018
799295
1 003 660
25 035 973
11 043 513
12 e85 385
507 075


1 462 036
802418
32 562

2 297 016
172 697

29J 745 843
1 1 82 1 6 3

r16 27 3
539 704
1 055 977
385 491
365 4 51
750 94 2
901 764
905 155
1 806 919
24 OO2
2 ~1 9

5 016 641

3 697 28 7
281 56 5

8 995 4 93

43 388 089

45 2 75 9 84


90 6 52 7 3 6
33 80 7
49 074 736

682 4 6

613 377
26 937

1 322 740


126 "46

23 9699 33
173 236 503
86b 970
1 604 741
199 677 147
254 267
199 931 414
198 484 705
1 446 709

199 732 946
3 7031)9
7 28b 7 60
tl0 724 895
27 700 C79
180 126 420
1 2465 557
1 651 839

2 714 455
12 332C027
59 18C

Lb 10i, 418
4 540 565

472 450 385
17 612 1 9

4 504 333
3 766 236
8 272 C71
1 874148
2 724 143
4 598 291
6 378 481
6 492 381
12L 870 862
200 154
10 6 12
34 129

4 9797 34
4 5 42 5 6 2
58 075 871
54'7657
4 55 3 7 3
68 601197

32 025 435
24 606 7 41
50b 474 343


570 920 267
2 500 440
24i: 167 269

759 053
6 56 6 07
8 342 508
48 348
47 782
16 O 4 8
9 870 340


126 624

57 044 494
160 425 250
687 t13
729 97
219 087 235
339 750
219 426 985
217 601 498
1 br25 487

219 168 613
4 969 490
9 209 527
233 347 835
64 739 643
166 "42 643
1 308 232
7 57 31 7

5 427 25 7.
10 635 33
64 42 b
77 4
16 127 489
4 786 599

439 632 956
15 041 75 3

4 728 595
4 2204 66
8 949 061
2 080 870
2 705 210
4 786 OBO
6 809 465
6 925 676
13 735 141
219 017
10 19 6
33 250

10 990 396
10 7 29 99 6
53 498 186
563 185
2 06 1 92
75 987 957

73 159 494
64 597 47 2
473 854 610


617 546 946
23 75 14 7
267 817 515

1 644 123
1 585 22 4
7 519 939
512i:27
24 506
21 98 4
11 147 OOZ


5.4
6,989

1,02
41.0
23.9
64.9
2,908
1,290
307
31.6

71.3


56.1

18.7
53,887

22.8


6.0
7,861

1.03
40.8
22.5
63.3
2,884
1,311
306
32.2

71.1
57.8
64.1
55.1

18.2
:1,927

21.9


6.9
9,029



2r.5

2,917
1,303
279
31.9

75.6
Ir9.4
62.6
60.7

17.1
';9,172

29.0


8.0
16,146

1.03
h3.8
31.9
75.7
3,761
2,027
355
ag.3

60.0
55.6
57.8
52.0

18.2
67,782

26.6


8.
18,19

1.04
25.9
32.6
78.5
3,940
2,133
359
46.5

57.3
59.6
58.4
48.9

17.6
68,534

26.8


9,980



25.6
66.9
3,064
1,412
290
34.2

72.9
50.5
61.8
59.3

17.3
51,819

28.7


8.0
11,697

1.05
1(1.7
24(.2
65.9
3,067
1,465
292
35.1

73.1
53.5
63.3
57.8

16.7
50,391


27.5


5.2
6,372

1.00
38.4
22.5
60.9
2,704
1,231
287
32.2

69.5
56.3
63.o
55.9

17.8
47,883

22.7


5.7
6,817

1.01
37.5
20.4
57.9
2,605
1,206
276
32.2

71.0
58.3
64.7
55.7

17.6
45,434

21.8


4.7
5,739

1.02
41.7
23.1
64.8
2,876
1,220
326
29.3

70.6
58.o
64.3


20.3
57,842

17.8


5.1
6,9333

1.02
41l.1
22.0
63.1
2,838


29.9

69.4
60.9
65.2
52.8

19.7
55,'r00

17.0


7.9
10,69?

1.05
21.0
22.8
63.8
2,922
1,354
282
33.0

76.4
52.2
6L.3
59.1

16.6
47,571

27.6


US 5.(ovERNMENT PRUTINTIN OFFIICE : 1995 O 3 03 4


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMaICS AND STATIFITCS


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS RI THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 129 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER 1954 ANDi 1953
























EASTERN DISTRICT~ I POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


AGGREGA'T.S
1. ileeosoroad operated at close ofmonth .....................
2. Train-miles (loooative-propelled and motorcar traine):
2-01.Stuala oconotiveprpropelletrains ....................
2-02. Diesel-*1eotrie locomatlrrpropelled trains ..... ..
2-03. E1*orice locomotive-propelled trains ... ...,,
2-04. Other looomotive-propelled trains ... ........
2-05. Total loomotivepropelled trained ... ........
2-06. N(otorear*propelled traine .
2-07. Total train-siles..
2-08. Ordinary..
2-09. Light...
3, Road loocomotive-ailu
3-01.Principal....
3-02. helper (excludn'B8and trailing "Aunits) ... ...
3-03. Light..
3-04. otal locomotive-mile ...............
3-05. Total, atumonly..
3-06. Total, diee*1-*1eotrie only ... ...........
3-07. otal, ulectri oaly ... ...............
3-08. Total, other..
Train-evitching locomoetie-milee:
3-09. Stea loom~otive .....
3-1O. Dinel-electrio locomouirn...
3-11. Electric locomotives..
3-12. Other looomotivoes ..
3-1). Total ...
3-14. Milee initial andfInalterminaleincl. in -1) ......
Diesel-olectrie unit miles:
3-15. RoaA . . ... .. .. .. .. .. ..
3-16. Train evitching..............
q. Car-ailee (thousands):
r-01. Loaded.east or north..
4--02. 14aded. restor south....
l-03. Loaded, total.......
I-04. rlmpty, east or north ..
4-*05. emptyr restorsouuth...
4-06. mapty. total..
4-07. Loaded and eepty, *aster north ... .........
4-08. Loaded and eapt versltor south .. .........
4-09. Loaded and empty, total.....
r-10. Caboose. all directions ...............
r-11. Passengr carrylag ears all directions ... .....
4-12. Other psueneer-train care, all directions .. ....
5. Gross toa-iles of road locomotivee and tenders (thous):
5-ol. coa-burat~eateaml~ocomourn .. ..........
5-02. oil-burning steam looonotives .. ...........
*-oZ. Dinael-electric locomotives...
5-ok. Ilectric locomouvtrn...
5-05. Other locomottree ..
5-*06. Total....
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cab~ooses (thous):
6-ol. Total in oasl-burninta team locomourertrains ........
6-02. Total In oil-bumrning sta locomotive trained ... ...
6-03. Total in din*1-electrio locomotive trains ..... ..
6-04. Total In lectrie locomotive trains .. ........
6-05. Total In other locomoursr and motorcar trains .. ...
6-06. Total In allretcht trains..
C-07, Total of pass. train care and contents incl. In C-46
7. Bet ten-misles rsevenu and nontevenDue (thousands) ....
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Col-buning steam~ locomotive-prprpelle tranes .......

8-04. Electric looonotive-propelled traine .................
Z%5. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................


AVERAGES

9, Aver~atper mil of road per day:
9-01. Train-mlies, ordinary..
9-0. het ton-eilee ..
10. Averats per train-asile (ezeluding light traine):
10-01. Locorotive-sles (principal and helper) .... ...
10-02. Loaded stretch car-miles ..
10-4). Empty freight Car-miles..
10-01. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboone) .. ...
10-05. Gross ton-rriles (excl. locomouvrsl and tenders) ... .
10-06. Net ton-siles .
11. Groes ton-ailes of locomlotives and tenders per locomectiverile
12. Bet ton-alles per loaded car-mile...............
13. Car-aile r~ttos: Loaded fraight cars
13-01. Percent ct total ear-miles. cut or north ... ...
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or ecuth .... ...
13-03. Forsent of total car-mpiles, all directions .. ....
13-06. Percent east'or north of total oar-piles .. .....
14, Averagee per traip-hour:
th-Cl. T~rai-nre ... ..................
14-0;2, Urue ton--iles (excl. locormotioes and tenders) .....

15, Percent train-switchinlg hours at way stations of
ttotl train-hour* .......... ....


STATES


1953


224 144

7 652 402
30112 670
525 997
85 7 5
38 377 021
31 6 7
38 406 69
38 007 963
400 73

383588 07
932 27
1510 259
40 8 30 6 0
6 657 540
31470 621
614 622
87 826

885 52 9
2641072
45 239

5 571 930
780 782

77 273 791
3 572 211

80815 7
631 26 6
1439 423
385 301
549 925
935 226
1193 458
1181191
2 374 649
38 8 5


2 245 320
549 630
9 460 938
196749
24 181
12 476 818

15 690 745
3 009 65 O
83 514 264
16995876
293 2 8
104 207 520
280 033
45 166 116

384 331

1547 38
27 173
2 730
sos8ll


I


I


"'"J I ^''' I "'"J I -'I I ^'" I "


^'" I'' 1a,


Su.S. D~reP~OMTOR


I ^' I I


1 I 1 I 1 1


ITEM


1194


52 248 s

1474 984
9 769 720
442 208
118 92
11 686 91 2

11 496382
190 530

11689 228
469292
589 50 7
12 748 02 7
1740 960
10 520 798
486 26 9


161 830
1205 404
49032

1 416 266
225 36 2

23 585 04 2
1 579 324

283210
172 26 6
455 476
95 350
202 23 8
297 58 8
378 560
374 504
753 064
11 90 4
9 E
71 1

527 944

2 852 009
140 84 5

3 520 79 8

3 673 819

27 836 964
1 470 536

32 981319
41 780
14 429 30 1

95 75 9

564019
22 07 3
-8 45


52 410

2 054 584
9 230 031
410 376

11 694 991

11694 991
11 499 783
195 208

11698 43 9
497 352
638 435
12 834 226
2 406 361
9 960 021
467 844


282 718
1100 881
38604

1 422 203
226146

22 335 168
14 29 836

262148
171 964
434112
102 472
192 688
295160
364 620
364 652
729 272
12 0 3 2
9 8
8 1 0

687 060

2 703 70 5
129146

3 519 911

4 654 06 7

25 946 08 8
1275 566

31875 721
47 537
13 833 09 8

141 358

519 706
20 919
98


37128

1 432798
4 783128

6 215 92 6

6 215 926
6167 611
48-31g

6 215 251
$2 637
100 715
6 368 603
1524 313
4844 290


133 9 6
470 268


604 194
149 099

11 191 581
603742

119 278
94 900
214178
65 686
84 40 9
150 09 51
184 964
179 309
364 273

8 9
8 9

421 052

1 352 797


1778 594

3 567 55 5
23 771
12 074 002

15 665 328
53 7 5 5
6 858 07 3

85 784

260203

13


22381 Bi

4 54327 6
32 764 128 s
570 820
215 OO 2
38 093 22 6

38 117387
37 735 46 8
381 919

Z8 100 269
889 411
1 418 451
40 406 131
5 212 431
34 315 29 6
655337
225067

531 26 5
2 976 092
56 820
8 4
3 564 261
815 049

84 SOS 216
4 050 011

866456
657 616
1 524 072
373 98 5
568477
942 462 i
1 240 441
1226 09 3
2 466 534
36 56 6

3 7 4 5

1 466 03 8
296 72 8
10 325490
221404
62 692
12 372 352

11199 738
13 67 52 8
93 572 495
1993 665
7 37 12 3
108 870 54 9
266 83 5
47 587 56 1

243 87 8

16983 41
29 74 7
6 13 e
1 o 91i


60 472

2 864 46 9
10 363 355
453 677
-5 610
13 681 501

13 466 234
215 267

13 686 17 9
563 582
722 646
14 972 407
3 332 416
11126 970
513 021


400 670
1175 214
41240

1 617 124
241 819

25 057 6 9
1 544 306

305109
209 74 7
514 856
131 931
226 506
358 437
437 040
436 253
873 293
14 O 9 5
11 7
8 97

1103 218

3 042 10 9
154 073

4 299 400

7 766 874

29 749 536
1450 606

38 967 016
53 025
17 586 220

194 620

575081
23 307
79 0


37 096

886 873
5 120 759

6 007 63 2

6 007 632
5 971025
36 607

6 006 887
19183
99223
6 125 29 3
926 903
5 198 390


92 37 3
512 801


605 174
162 522

12 610 807
671087

125 006
102186
227192
65 441
83 944
149385
190 44 7
186130
376 577

7 9
7 34

265 516

1521589


1787105

2 471500

13 896 237


16967 73 7
46 020
7 297 94 6

55 73 3

281 281


3 37 0 14


126375

1408 564
1.6520 76 5
80 212 i
214 35 8
18 223 899
24 1 61
18 248060
18 119 70 3
126357

18 228 263
5333222
629 976
19 191 461
16 64185
17 189 496
115 005
222 775

182 384
1 160 583
5 206

1 348 251
410115

45 211 277
1 656 919

406 94 4
343174
750118
181 20 3
241130
422333
588147
584304
1172 451
18 3 4 5
80 4


268451
296 72 8
5 556 779
50034
61 42 7
6 233 419

16 74857
13 67 52 8
473502 500
306 647
7 33 98 O
51385 512
175 45 8
21 518 20 2

44 43 6
788838
4 38 2

86 O 9 7


126 544

3 355135
14 966 387
72 320
85 7 5 2?
18 479 594
31 6 77
18 511271
18 374118
137153

18 486 64 5
316056
686 89 8
19 489 59 9
3 800 811
15 4993561
101601
87 826

350 933
995 590
3999
9 O
1 350 612
389 864

41024 571
1424 165

383770
326619
710 389
187 684
239 010
426 694
571 454
565 629
1137 083
18 33
8 35
2 3 3

721 050
544 88
5 066 032
42 676
24 181
6 398 824

4 356 316/
2 985 87 9
41 690 72 6
248 970
293 28 5
49 575 176
173 25 3
20 721 823

103 927
78622 9
3 866


9 10 8 2 9


1954


8099

772 855
1352 884
48 4a00
64 4
2 174 78 3

2174 783
2 148358
26 42 5

2 175 891
67 714
99 74 5
2 3433 50
880 38 3
14 06 612
54 06 3
2292

94 67 8
97 304
2582

194 570
17 650

3 100 490
143 281

51 296
39 990
91 286
31 991
41165
73 156
83287
81 155
164 442

1 6
4 4

404127

395113
30 52 5
1 26 5
831030

3 379 56 2

4 536 794
216 482
3 14 3
8135 981
3 57 7
4 342 11 2

47 950

69302
2 692
4 1

1 19 9 85


8062

809 885
1133 324
43 301

1 986 510

1986 510
1966 451
20 059

1987 740
66 230
84 211
2 138 181
926 055
1166 949
45177


117 952
74333
2636

194 921
15 673

2 722 471
114 470

42 961
37 783
80 744
29 459
33 818
63 277
72 420
71 601
144 021
2 06 3

8 7

416158

338 404
24 927
-
779 489

3112 807

3 803 448
175 040

7 091 29 5
5 48 8
3 753 12 2

53 26 1
55 37
2 38

1 11 0 2


60 34 7

2 247 839
11122 604
490 ~OO8
64 4
13 861 69 5

13 861695
13 644 740
216 955

13 865119
537 006
689 252
15 091 377
26 21 34
11927 410
540 332
2292

256 50 8
1302 708
51 614
6
1 610 836
243012

26 686 132
1 722 60 5

334 506
212 256
546 762
127 341
243403
370 74 4
461 847
455 059
917 506
14 14 9
10 8
7 5 5

9 32 071

3 247122
171 370
1 26 5
4 351628

7053381

32 373758
1687018
3 14 3
41117 300
45 357
18 771 41 3

143 70 9

633 321
25 36 5
4 1

8 02 4 36


5.4
6.859
1.02
40.4
25.0
65.'
2,885
1,261


4306

61.8
56.9

18.9
54,006

22.7


5.5
6,500
1.02
37.9
24.6
62.5
2,742
1,188
306



60.6
56.1

18.7
So,806

22.7


7.1



39.6
25.9
65.5
2,869
1,255
276
31.7


60.5
62.2

17.1
48,328

29.1


7.1
8,514
1.04
37.7
25.7
63.4
2,772
1,203
274
31.9





17.1
46,740

29.2


8.6
17,294

1.03
4(2.5


1,787
2,021






61(.6


7.9
15,017

1.03
i1.0
32.2




73.2

63,606

46.5


7.3
10,034
1.04
40.1
27.1
67.2
3,013
1,376
288
34.3





17.3
51,241

28.4


5.4
5.959
1.01
34.7
24.4
59.1
2.540
1,112
279
32.0


58.8
55.7

17.9
45,128

21.9


5,'(93

4(1.4


2,836
1,188

325

87
I.0
5'.3

20.8
58,628

17.8


5,282
1.02
38-7

2,698
1,128
28z



62.5
5r.0

20.3
54.423

17.6


7.2
9.381
1.04

64.8
2,89r

287
34.2


59.o
59.3

17.3
I9,138

28.9


52

1.00
38.1
25.0
63.1
2,741
1,222




60.3
55.0

17.8
't8,567

21*9


~~IS- ~ s UN~~i 8d~P4/ DIVERSITY OF FLORIDA~


SabW t* A 3111 1261111 21111111 0881 611111 553111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Slbccttmtirr 162 881 653 URU OsUaSu~P orrn PJausor MO)bC AND STA'HHII


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
DECEMBER I954







5 MnAR 1955



STERN DISTRICT


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


EASTERN DISTRICT~
INCDINOus
POCAHONTAS REGION


P


WE!


UNITED S'






















EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION aNcwomeI SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953 1954 1953


I I I I i I I i I I 1


pagr a


223 884

64 625.456
373 856 598
6 752 181
1 837 972
44~7 072 207
2 78 4 2
447 350 635
442 893 794
4 456 841

447 167 067
10 379 471
16 767 398
474. 313 936
73 193139
391 432 477
77 791 54 3
1 896 777

7 582 196
34 056 320
614 560
9 O6
42 253 982
9 578 947

964 254 309
46 681857

10 240 9 7540

18 147 283
4 148 064
6 486 290
10 634 354
14 388 604
14 393 033
28 781 637
452 601
14 2 8
5 4 3 6

19 592 941
4 871 960
117 896 832
2 624 715
529 035
145 515 483

148 871 346
26 179 633
10O81 817 5 83l
23 912 860
6 396 023
12 87 177 4451
3 789 667
570 213 053

3 324 079
702 7 39
19 442 318
340 576
5 48 31
17 4 39
23 881 982


52 4 35


8 079

8 666 323
14 702 496
4 97 7 56
18 873
23 885 448

23 885 448
23 638 290
247 158

23 896 917
662 907
988 331
25 548 155
9 793106
15 188 937
543 949
22 163'

1 173 894:
1 076 0911
29 283
7 2
2 279 340
197 033

34 247 103
1 617 292

539855
491380
1 031 235
357 256
401 937
759193
897111
893 317
1 790 428
24 668
27 3

4 442 741

4 315 812
302 706
12 235
9 073 494

35 848 006

50 797 373
2 190 484
123 287
88 959 150
41 269
47 900 105

538 596

745 901
26 942


1 312 391


8 073

11 143 879
13 542 231
525 653
-5 21
25 211763

24 975 302
236 461

25 220 758
865 525
1087 871
27 174 154
12 769 568
13 852 334
552 252

1 579 988
876 751
35 198

2 491 937
188 370

32 468 314
12 96633

559 234
577 487
1136 721
414 950
399 269
814 219
974184
976 756
1 950 940
26 065


5 432 799

4 035 691
306 492

9 774 982

46 500 696

49 0 79 4 32
2 163 703

97 744 031
39 295
S2 827 860

735 688

668 752
29 325


1 433 765


60 453

26 915 455
126 026 679
5 805 999
18 873
158 767 006

158 767 OO6
156 344 100
2 422 906

158 809 289
6 033 853
7 705 245
172 548 387
30 851570
135 244 673
6 429 981
22 163

3 503 518
14 533 160
550 174
7 2
18 586 924
2 782 158

306 055 964
19 467 378
3 833 003
2 610 955
6 443 958
1 424 986
2 598 539
4 023 525
5 257 989
5 209 494
10 467 483
162 237

10 4 2 8

10 656 625

37 308 675
2 027 024
12 235
50 004 559

80 745 045

374 334 634
20 331 221
123 287
475 534 187
619 504
220 311 521

1 774 600

7 122 454
287 846


9 185 852,


60 558

46 339 111
125 140 23 5
6 373 2 60
-7 85 0
177 852 606

174 990 796
2 861 810

177 905 901
7 962 361
9 985 993
195 854 255
54 042 414
134 632 220
7 179 621


6 281042
13 796 303
532 112

20 609 457
2 995 798

306 624 726
18 134 094

4 198 052
3 055 482
7 253 534
1 560 879
2 699 677
4 260 556
5 758 931
5 755 159
11 514 090
182 321

121 5 4

17 953 34 5
247
37 158 651
2 085 021

57 197 464

133 413 837

380 259 976
20 724 832

534 398 645
745 428
254 202 761

3 233 809

7 056 372
334 531

10 624 712


37 081

12 331 504
58 072 651

70 404 155

70 404 155
69 945 286
458 869

70 396 569
309 207
1 143 417
71 849 193
12 977 305
58 871 888


1 181 839
6 030 550

7 212 389
1 846 109

140 536 683
7 9453564

1 496 260
1 1843574
2 680 634
667 727
922 478
1 590 205
2 163 987
2 106 852
4 270 839
71 865
1 19 5
7 55 5

3 688 131
32 670
16 955 507

20 676 308

34 426 OO9
205 364
154 706 106

189 337 479
4 94 265
86 216 061

745 990
7 794
3 195 539


3 949 323


37 140

18 962 103
57 897 964


76 860 067

76 860 067
76 293 801
566 26 6
76 853 146
803 82 8
13 01649
78 958 623
20 280 73 7
58 677 886


1 754 357
57 91 744
-
7 546 101
1 825 33 7

133 329 780
7394398 5

1582 779
1260 869
2 843 648
664 597
917 239
1 581 836
2 247 376
2 178 108
4 425 484
78 710


5 594 411
54 284
16 160 932


21 809 62 7

49 003 957
302 10 5
149 048 86 7

198 354 929
574 141
91 422 401

1 147 084
13 96 2
3 207 088


4 1368 134


126 619

60 399 629
175 391' 637
959 853
815 730
237 566 829
3 71 4 27
237 938 256
235 975 616
1 962 640

237 695 458
5 286 551
9 896 425
252 837 434
68 540 454
182 042 004
1 409 853
84S 143

5 778 190
11 630 623
68 424
8 64
17 478 101
5 176 463

480 657 527
16 465 916

5 112 365
4 547 085
9 659 450
2 268 554
2 944 220
5 212 774
7 380 919
7 491 305
14 872 224
237 356
11 02 9
35 5 8

11 711 446
11 274 881
58 564 220
605 861
230 37 3
82 386 781

77 515 810
67 583 351
515 545 337
3 675 655
2 801 970
667 122 123
2 548 400
288 539 338

1 748 050
1 671 45 3
8 532 263
55 093
27 2 36
23 83 7
12 057 932


AGCREGATES

1. iles of road operated at close of month#.....................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-rpropelle and motorcar trained :
2-01. Steam loconotive-propelled trains ........ ......
2-02. DIeul~-electrie losoomtirwpropelled trained ... ...
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ,, ......
2-44. Other loomootive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Fotal locomotive-propelled trains ..................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled tratu................
2-07. Total train-niles...................
2-08. Ordinary ................ .... ...
2-09. Light .. ......................... ..,.......... ,
3. Road locomotive-mles:
3-01. Principal ..
3-02. helper (excludes *3* and trail~ing unite) ........

3-04. Total locomotive-miles ...
3-05. Total. steaa only..
3-06. Total, diosse-elctric only ... ...........
3-07, Ttal, electele only ... ...............
3-08. Total, other ...
Train-evitching locomotlrbe-silee
3-09. Steam looe~otive.........,..........
3-10. Diesol-electric loconotives .............
3-11. Electric loconvotiv .......... ......
3-12. Other locomotives ..................
3-13. Total .. .. .. . .. .. .. ..
3-14. Miles initial and final termialsd inl. in 3-13 ......
Diesal-olctric unit* alles:
3-15. Road ... ..............
3-16. Train itching...
4. Car-ailes (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. easter north..
re2. Loaded. est or aouth..
4-03. Loaded, total .,,... .........~.......
4-04. Impty, east or north .... ..............
4-05. Empty, vest or south ......
)-06. Empty, total..
Ic7,Imoaded and upty,eaast or north ... .........
4-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and upty, total ...............
4-10. Caboose. all directions ........... ...
l-11. Passener carrying care, all directions ..............
4-12. Other paessener-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Gross son-miles of road locoactive and tenders thusus:
5-01. Coal-burning steam looomotives .......................
5-42. Oil-burnin steam loooactives .. ...........
5-03. Diesel-electtie locomotives ...
5-04. Electric loconotivn ...
5-05. Other locomotives ..
5-06, Total .. .. .. . .. ... .. ...
6. Gross ton-mles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thoue):
6-01, Total In coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total In oil-burnint steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In dinsel-electric locomotive trained ......
6-04. otal in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorear trains ........
606. Total in all freight trains..............
607. Total of pass. train cars and contents incl. in 6-46
7. Nlet ten-mile revenue and nonrsevene thousandse) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switchint hours at way statione:
8-01. Coal-burning steam locoraotive-propelled trains ... ..
8-02. Oil-bor~nin steam locomotive-propelled trained ........
8-03. Die~sel-elctric locomoltivepropelled traina ..........
8-44. Electric locomethe-propelled trains .................
@5~. Other loconotive-propelled tratus ....................
8-06. Motoroar-prope~lld trained ..
8-07. Total train-hours ................

AVERAGES

9. Averagsper mile of road per day:
9-01, Train-stin,. ordinary ..
W2. het ton-niles ..
10. vragesl per trsai-osile (excluding light trained :
10-01. 14onotive-siles (principal and helper) .... ...
10-02. Imaded freight camales ...
0-0)9. Empty freight car-miles....
10-01r. Total freight ear-miles (excludiat caboose) .. ...
10-05. Grose ton-nilee (excl. loconotives and tenders) .. .
10-46. Net ton-sile ....................
11. Gross ton-lsile of loconotive and tenders per locometive-rtle
12. Wet ton-situa per loaded car-mile ...
13. Car-mles ratios: Loaded freight care
13-41. Percent of total car-aulse, eat or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-ailes, vest or acuth ...........
13-03. percent of total car-niles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ailes ...........*
16. Avragess per train-hour:
14-01. Trate-niles ........... .......
14-02. Greesl ton-miles (excl. loomnotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of
total trate-hours* ....... ..... .......


224 317

125 700 84 3
358 429 836
7 333 9 3
815 730
492 279 502
3 714 2 7
492 650 929
4t87 260 213
5 390 716

492 414 505
14 051 740
21 184 067
527 650 312 i
142 663 605
375 352 110
8 589 4 54
845 143

13 613 589
31 218 670
600 536
8 6 4
45 633 659
9 997 598

920 612 033
41 943 995

10 893196
8 863 436
19 756 632
4 494 030
6 561136
11 055 166
15 367226
15 424 57 2
30 811798
498 367
14 31 8
56 7 6 3

35 259 202
11 329 412
111 884 003
2 690 882
230 37 3
161 393 872

259 933 60 4
67 885 456
1 044 854 18C
24 400 48 7
2 801 97 C
1 399 875 697
3 667 969
634 164 500

6 128 943
1 685 41 5
18 795 723
389 624
27 2 3 6
23 8 3 7
27 050 778


52 374


126 350

25 378 4 97
189 757 268
946 182
1 819 099
217 901 046
278 4 2 8
218 179 474
216 604 408
1 575 066

217 961 209
4 036 411
7 918 736
229 916 356
29 364 264
197 315 916
1 361 562
1 874 614

2 896 839
13 4 92 610
64 386
8 34
16 454 669
4 950 680

517 661 662
19 269115

4 911277
4 111414
9 022 691
2 055 351
2 964 273
5 020 624
6 966 628
7 076 687
14 043 315
218 499
11 414
36 3 88

5 248 185
4 839 290
63 632 650
597 691
516 800
74 834 616

33 700 292
25 974 269
552 776 843
3 581 639
6 272 736
622 305 779
2 675 898
263 6 85 471

803 489
6 94 94 5
9 124 325
52 730
5 3 8 7 9
17 4 39
10 746 807


18 249 132 35 195 232
111 324 183 111 598 004
5 308 243 5 847 60 7
-3 815 5 4 3
134 881 5581 152 640 843

132 705 810: 150 015 494
2 175 7481 2 625 349


134 912 372
5 370 946
6 716 914
147 000 232
21058 464
120 055 736
5 88~ OZ2


2 329 624
13 457 069
520 891

16 307 584
2 585 125

271 808 861
17 850 086

32 93148
2 119 575
5 412 7 23
1 067 730
2 196 602
3 264 332
43560 878
4 316 177
8 677 055
137 569
1 402
10 0 5 4

6 213 884

32 992 863
1 724 318

40 931 065

44 8 97 039

323 537 261
18 140 7 37

386 575 037
578 235
172 411 416

1 236 004

6 376 553
260 904

7 873 461


152 685 143
7 096 836
18 680 101
412 72 846
120 779 886
6 627 369


4 7010 54
12 919 552
496 914

18 117 520
2 807 428

274 156 412
16837 461

3 638 818
2 477 995
6 116 813
1145 929
2 300 408
3 446 337
4 784 747
4 778 403
9 563 150
156 256

11 6 9

12 520 546
24 7
33 123 160
17 78 529

47 422 482

86 912 941

331 180 544
18 561129

436 654 614
706 133
201 374 901

2 498 121

6 387 620
305 206


9 190 94 7


5.4
6.978
1.02
81.0
24.0
65.0
2,906

307


71.2
54.9
63.1
56.4
18.7
53.897

22.8


7,745

1.03
*0.5
22.7
63.2
2,873
1,301
306
32.1

70.8
57.5
64.1
55.1
18.2
51,750

22.0


6.9
9,019
1.04
4o.8
24.6
65.'
2,913
1,299
278
31.9

75.5
119.2
62.4
60.8

17.1
49,098

29.0


7.8
10,512

1.05
L0.7
23.0
63.7
2,911
1,362
281
32.9

76.1
51.9
64.0
59.5
16.6
"7,509

27.8


8.0
16,244

1.03
43.6
32.1
75.7
3,763
2,026


60.2
55.0
57.6
52.4

18.2
67,784

26.4


8.5
17,928
1.04
45.5
32.6
78.1
3,914
2,115
360
L6.5

57.4
59.1
58.3
49.2
17.6
68,173

26.8


7.1
9,985
1.04
*1.2

67.0

290


72.9

61.6
59.5
17.3
51,768

28.7


7.9
11,500

1.05
*1.5
21.3
65.8
3,051
1,k53
292
35.0

72.9
53.1
63.0
57.9
16.7
50,298

27.6


5.2
6,370
1.oo
38.3
22.8
61.1
2,707
1,2933
288
32.2

69.1
56.2
62.8
55.8
17.8
1,7,9*2

22.6


5.6
6,714

37.3
20.7


1,198
276
32.1

70.6
57.9
64.3
55.7
17.6
45,410

21.8


'r.7
5,718

1.02
41.6
23.2
6h.8
2,873
1,217
325
29.2

70.5




57,906

17.8


5.1
6,2L3
1.02
*0.9
22.1
63.0
2,827
1,223
29.9

69.3
60.7
6*.9
52.9
19.7
55,326

17.0


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


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRII~TINC OFFICE: 19)5 O llOJI~ (8)


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT SCONOMICS AND STATISHC8


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 121 reports of freight train statistics representing 129 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FORA TWELVE MONPTHS ENDED WITH DECEM(BERL 1954 AND 1953


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