Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1955

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Title:
Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1955
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Statement ;
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English
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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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The Bureau
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1955
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monthly
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Locomotives -- Performance -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the performance of the current month to that of the previous year.
Issuing Body:
Vols. for <Jan. 1936>-Apr. 1942 issued by the Bureau of Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission; vols. for May 1942- issued by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission.
General Note:
"Compiled from ... reports of freight train statistics representing ... railways."
General Note:
"Switching and terminal companies not included."
General Note:
Description based on: Jan. 1936; title from caption.
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Picklist IC1ste35

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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 129 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1955 AND 1954


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EASTERN DISTRICT ---
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WEST ISlI
POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
-1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at :lose of month ................... 223 876 223 948 52 246 52 38 9 8 099 8 062 60 345 60 451 37 094 37 128 126 7 12636 1
2. Train-mile. (locomotive-propelled a motorcar train): 126 4 16 36
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trained .................... 4 201 876 6 980 021 1 409 34 8 1 916 142 764 865 785 999 2 174 213 2 702 141 816 851 1 394 507 1 10 812 2 883 73 2-01
2-02. Dis..l-electric locomtivr-proplled trains ............ 32689 748 29 837798 9 824 879 9212 369 1 366 588 1 166041 11191467 10 378 410 5 140107 4 780234 16 358174 14 67915 2-02
2-03. Electric locootive-propelled trains ................. 607 939 531 56 3 476 409 420 465 48 456 44 549 524 86 5 465 014 8 874 67 54 2-02
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 206 278 66 593 3 478 4 7 78 8374 66 54 9 2-0
2-05. Total locomotve-prop.lled trains .................... 37 705 841 37415975 11710 636 11548 976 2 183387 1 996 589 13 894023 13 545 565 5 956958 17474 17854 0 1769566 9 2-0
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ............................ 24 431 21 04 2-
2-07. Total train-ile .................................... 37 730 272 37 437 018 11 710 636 11 548 976 2 183387 1 996 589 13 894 023 13545565 5956958 6174741 17879291 17716 2-0
2-08. Ordinary ............................................. 37 355 991 37064 013 11 532 256 11 360 384 2 152 408 1 978 389 13 684 664 13 338773 5 922 515 6 12974 17 748812 17 595 497 2-08
2-09. Light ................................................ 374 281 373 00 178 80 188592 30979 18200 209 359 206792 34 44 3 44998 13047 121 215 2-09
3. Road locomotle-milee:
3-01. Principal ........................................... 3771224 5 3742083 11714 530 11551744 2184319 199767 13 89884 9 13 549417 5 95623 6174478 1785715 17696488 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludee sB- and trailing A" unit) ......... 880 840 9035 56 9 442 438 497 775 65 894 65 602 508 332 563 377 17 793 49 260 354 715 290 952 3-02
3-03. Light ................................................ 1 379 890 1 517 480 580 461 674 045 99 382 83 181 679 843 757 226 96 574 10290 6035475 657 351 3-0
3-04. Total locomotiv-alle ................................ 39 972 975 39841 432 12 737 429 12 723 564 2 349 595 2 146 456 15 087024 14870020 6 070 605 6 26641 18815 3 46 6447 71 3-04
3-05. Total, stem only .................................... 4 803 680 7883 031 1640728 2262477 868825 891688 2509553 3 154165 854008 1485708 1440119 3243158 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .......................... 34 258 205 31 265 024 10 568063 9980 250 1 423 369 1 206028 11 991 432 11 186 278 5 216 597 4840933 170501 76 3 2 15237 3-06
3-07. Total. electric only ................................. 697 970 623 209 528 63 8 480 837 53 699 48740 582 337 529 577 3-0
3-08. Total, other ......................................... 213 120 70 16 8 3702 3 702 115 633 93 632 3-07
Train-switchint locomotive-.les: 209 418 70 168 3-08
3-09. Steam locomotives .................................... 477 57 5 786 522 157 967 252 957 87 173 110 929 245140 363 886 83 508 127386 148927 295250 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotive. .......................... 2 937 595 2 639 228 1165 671 1094 327 106 54 2 75 012 1 272 213 1 169 339 523 696 488 120 1 141686 981 76 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotives ................................ 53 794 47 946 45 934 41 053 2 661 2 492 48 595 43 545 1 3-1
3-12. Other locomotivos ................................... 133 6 6 61 61 5 199 4 401 3-11
3-13. Total .............................................. 3 469 097 3 473 7 6 2 1 369 572 1388 337 196 43 7 188433 1 566009 1576770 607204 615506 1295884 1281486 3-1
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals Incl. in 3-13 ...... 859 001 846 848 295 702 297069 19149 14 907 314 851 311 976 164 972 155 203 379 178 37946 3-1
Diesel-olectric unit miles: 3-1
3-15. Road ................................................. 85 065 414 77 003 404 23 784 362 22 495 256 3 144 601 2 779 077 26 928 963 25 274 333 12 869 754 11389511 4526697 4039560 3-15
3-16. Train sitohing ...................................... 4 037 799 617560 1549460 1464870 156883 118603 170634 3 1 583 473 69166 9 630 877 16 39787 1403 210 3-16
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................ 858 632 822 384 282 84 4 271 698 52 84 5 44 348 335 689 316 046 131094 130267 391849 376071 4-01
4-02.Loaded, est or south ................................ 678 042 652 064 17824 7 177 615 40 927 39 871 219174 217 48 06 197 10167 352671 331411 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total ... .................................... 1536674 1474 446 461091 449 313 3 772 84 219 554 863 533 532 237 291 233434 744520 7076482 4-03
4-0. Empty, east or north ................................. 354 567 357 564 92 326 98 082 28 991 29 831 121 317 127 913 58 99 5733 1 174 257 1702 4--0
-05. Empty,. est or south ................................. 557090 509 457 199 465 179 624 40 758 33 275 240 223 212 899 0 431 78 919 236457 172 060 -0
4-06. Empty, total ......................................... 911 657 867 021 291 791 277 706 69 749 63 106 361 540 340 812 139 42 4 136 550 410(93 589 659 4-06
4-07.Loaded and empty, eastor north ...................... 1213199 1179948 375170 369780 81836 74179 457006 443 959 19 0i 87 187898 566106 548 091 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west or south ...................... 1 235132 1 161 521 377 712 357 239 81 685 73 146 459397 430 385 86 62 8 182086 589107 549050 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 2 448331 2 341 469 752 882 727 019 163 521 147 325 916 403 874 344 376 715 69984 1 155 21 1097141 -09
4-10. Caboose. all directions .............................. 38 246 37 960 11 944 11 674 2 253 2 063 14 197 13 937 6 037 6 932 18012 17691 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions .............. 98 5 987 96 103 1 5 15 111 11 54 88 820 781 4-11
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions ........... 3 659 3 891 70 775 39 3 3 747 806 797 95 211 2127 4-12
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):6 2 5 2 12 7 12
5-01. Coal-burningsteam locomotries ....................... 1368114 2070783 487346 641981 400361 401 155 887707 1043 136 244659 412870 25 74 614777 5-01
5-02. Oll-btrning steam locomotives ........................ 259 272 477 6145-01
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ..... .................... 10 434 38 5 9 397 656 2 889181 2 713 96 9 397 740 347122 3 286 21 3061091 156271 6 260 259272 471 354 5-02
5-04. Electric locomotives ................................. 234 000 206025 152 991 137 603 30 275 27 129 183 266 164 732 5 3 4 209 5-0
5-05. Other locomotive .................................... 59 792 19 31 9 2 4 2 044- 50 734 41 293 5-0
5-06. Total ................................................ 12355 563 12 171397 3 529 51 8 3 493 553 8'0 420 775 406 4 359 938 4 268 959 1807930 1797486 57 74 61049 9 5-05
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents. and cabooses (thou.): 6 187 65 2 5-06
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........ 10 539 087 14 967 753 3 393 249 4466 319 3 324545 3071136 6 717 794 7537 455 2 352 726 3675418 1468567 754880 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-trarning steam locomotive trains ......... 1 239 531 2 623 413 3 5 141 1 239 531 7588272 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotia trains ............ 94 345 05 9 84 725 500 28 136 039 26 425 643 4 650 214 3 956 933 32 786 253 30 382 576 14 305 990 12738312 47172 81 416046127 6-03
6-04. Total In electric locomottre trains .................. 2 103040 1 842 920 1 583 333 1411 905 219 100 195 921 1802 43 1607 826 73 3 47 4 604 6-0
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 708 221 231 190 18 354 18 354 300 689867 235 094 6-0
6-06. Total n all freight trains .......................... 108 934938 104 390 776 33112 21 32 303 867 212 21 3 7 223 990 41 324 834 39 527857 16738716 16448871 568718 19048 6-0
6-07. Total of pass. train car and contents Incl. In -06 261464 272 284 44453 46124 Z 465 2879 46918 49003 48379 6165344 166167 161648 6-07
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............ 48 160 646 46136 500 14 558 574 14 308 213 430 577 3 827 545 18 989151 18135 758 7 646 214 7 481 343 21 525 1 0 519 39 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switchlng hours at way station): 21 525 28 20 519 9
8-01. Coal-burning steam loconotive-propelled train ....... 226 378 353 77 9 90 537 129 770 46 940 51 116 137 477 180 886 50 44 2 82 870 459 90-01
8-02. Oil-burning steam locomotive-oropelled trains ........ 30 270 75 431 67 308 49 90 02 8-01
8-03. Diesel-electric loccnotiv-propelled trains .......... 1 672 384 1 534 856 557 580 522 650 70 56 2 57 074 628 14 2 579 72 4 282 138 262 022 762 6104 693 71 8-02
8-C4. Electric locomctive-propelled trained .................. 29 81 28 44 9 22 71 9 22 126 2 687 2 448 25 40 6 24 574 2 2 7 4 3 875 8-03
8-05. Other locoaotlve-pronelled trains .................... 5 972 2 012 204 -204 4275 5 3 87 8-04
8-0c. Motoroar-propelled trained ............................ 1 450 1 315 5 76 8 2 012 8-05
8-07. Total :rain-hours .................................... 1966 135 1995 842 670 836 674 546 120 393 110 638 791 229 785 184 32 580 346568 842326 864090 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ............................... 5.4 5.3 7.1 7.0 8.6 7.9 7.3 52 53 4.5 4.5 9-01
9-02. bet ton-nile ........................................ 6,939 6,646 8,989 8,n10 17,647 1 ,3], 1015 0,678 6,649 6,500 5,492 ,23 9-02
10. Averates per train-mile (excluding light trains): 5238 9
10-01. Loc-ootlie-mlles (principal and helper) ............. 1.12 1.02 1.04 1.04 .0 1.03 1.04 1.041.00 1.01 1.02 102 10-0
10-02. Loaded freight car-mlles ............................ 41.] 0.8 40.0 39.6 43. 6 ? .6 0.6 40.0 0.1 38.1 42.0 40.2 10-02
10-03. Empt) freight car-miles ............................. 24.4 '.4 ?53 24.4 32.4 31.9 26.4 25.5 23.5 22.3 23.1 22.2 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 65.5 63.2 65.3 64.0 76.0 74.5 67.0 65.5 63.6 60. 65.1 62.42 10-0
10-05. Gross ton-milee (excl. locootives and tender) ..... 2,016 2,16 ?,71 2,844 3,815 3651 3020 2963 2,826 2,683 2,866 2.752 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles ....................................... 1,28Q 1,245 1,262 1,259 2,058 1,935 1,388 1,360 1,291 1,220 1,213 1,166 10-0o
11. Gross tn-illes of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-rile 1 1 105 277 275 353 361 289 287 298 228 I329 1,1 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.1 11.1 11.6 31.8 47.2 45.4 3.2 4. 32.2 2.0 329 3 1
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars 32 340 322 32.0 2829.0 12
13-01. Percent cf total car-"ils, east or north ........... 70.8 69.7 75.4 73.5 64.6 59.8 73.5 71.2 69. 69.3 69.2 68.6 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, est or scnth ........... 54.9 56.1 47.2 49.7 50.1 54. 477 50. 56.9 56.7 59.9 6. 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-iles, all directions ........... 62.8 63.0 61.2 61.8 57. 57. 60.5 61.63.0 63.1 594. 64.5 13-02
13-01. Percent east or north of total car-miles ............ 55.9 55.8 61.3 60.5 56.4 52.7 60.5 59.2 55.2 55.8 52.6 5. 13-0
14. Averages per train-hour: 55 55 52.6 53.2 13-04
14-01. Train-ciles ........................................ 19.2 18.8 17.5 17.1 18.1 18.0 17.6 17.3 17.9 17.8 21.2 20.5 14-0
14-C2. ur,.os ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 55.406 52,304 49,360 47,890 68,212 65,294 52,229 50.342 50,330 47,462 60,394 56,029 14-02
15. Percent train-wiltclh-.i hours at way stations of
total train-hcur.. ......................... .............. 22.1 21.9 26.7 27.0 24.5 26.1 26.4 26.8 22.2 22.1 18.1 17.4 15


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways $

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1955 AND 1954


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r T EASTERN DISTRICT
Ii. UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDIN SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION NOEM

1955 954 195' 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 9194 1955 1954 55 1


AGGREGATES

1. Mille of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-aills (locoaotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesl-elctric locootiv-propelled train ..........
2-03. Electric locontive-propelled trains ...............
2-04. ther locomotle-propelled train ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled train ................
2-06. otroar-propld train..........................
2-07. Total train-ile................ ...............
2-08. Ordinary .............. .........
2-09. LiCht...........................................
3. Road loomootlTe-m.les:
3-01. Principal .. .. ...
3-02. Helper (excludes B" and trailing "A nt) .........
3-03. Light..................... ...................
3-04. Total locomotive le............................
3-05. Total, steam only ......... ........ ...........
3-06. Total. die.sl-electric only ........................
3-07. Total, electric only ..............................
3-08. Total, other .. ....... ....... .................
Traln-ewitchlng locomotive-miles:
3-09. Steam locootives................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives .........................
3-11. electric locotee..............................
3-12. Other lcoot ..............................
3-13. Total ......................... ..... ...
3-14. lMles initial and final terminal Intl. In 3-13 ......
Dieael-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train switching......................................
4. COr-milel (thousands):
01. Loaded east or north.... .....................
4-02. Loaded, east or south.............................
4-03. Loadsd, total ..................... ........
4-o4. Empty, east or north ......................... ...
4-0s. Empty. aest or south.............................
4-o06. E pty. total................................... ..
4-07. Loaded and esmpty. sat or north ......................
-O08. Loaded and empty. west or south .....................
4-C9. Loaded and empty, total...........................
4-10, Caboooe, all directions ...........................
4-11. Passnge. r carrying cars, all directions .............
4-12. Other pasenger-traln cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross tonI-mile of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stamp locomotles....................
5-02. Oil-burnin steam locootive ............... .......
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .........................
5-04. Electric locomotives ...................... ......
5-05. Other locomotive .................................
5-06. Total........................................ ...
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents. and cabooses (thou ):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total In oil-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-eleotric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotTve trains ..................
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar train ........
6-06. Total n all freight train ..........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. In 6-06
7. Net tcn-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (incl. trcan-sltchicn hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnin steam locootl e-propelled tralna .......
8-02. Oil-burnin steam locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diel-electric loccoti-propelled train ..........
8-0h. Electric lococtive-prooelled trains ................
8-05. Other locootie-propelled trains ....................
8-0. otoroar-propelled train .........................
8-07. Total train-hours....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-iles. ordinary ..............................
9-02. bet ton- iles ......................... ........ ..
10. ATeragee per traln-isle (excluding light trains,:
10-01. locootive-mllee (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-mile ............................
10-03. Empty freight ar-miles .........................
10-04. Total freight car-milae (excluding cabooie) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Het ton-ille .......................... ...........
11. Oross ton-nilee of locoeotlvee and tenders per loconctive-etle
12. jet ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratio*: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-milea, east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-mlles, west or scnth ...........
13-03. Percent of total ear-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-miles ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-Cl. Train-lssee .......................................
14-l2. Ur s ton-mlles (excl. loconotivos and tender) .....

15. Percent train-switclhii hours at way stations of
tctal train-hours .......................... .............


223006

4 042198
30 335 375
549078
184 694
35 111 345
21 186
35132 531
34 796 083
336 446

35 114 084
823 92 3
1 301 011
37 239 ol 8
4626232
31789 718
634 33 2
189336

456006
2 780 406
46 9701
72
3285456
810 4961

78 602 30 5
3778535

816 34 5
647 851
1464 196
324 725i
485079
809 804
1141070
1132 930
2 274000
35 369
856
3 04 5

1329349
231 620
9 633 980
212 384
52 780
11 460 113

10 437 220
1174 832
88 366 441
1 900 750
642 859
102 524 102
253 623
46096044

224 826
27375
1 576 202
27 577
5049
1295
1 864 924


5.6
7,383
1.02
22.1
23.3
65.4
2,946
1,325
308
31.5

71.5
57.2
64.4
55.8

18.8
54,975

22.1


223 02 9

5 943 427
27 762 364
532 921
71 288
34 310 000
23 538
34 333 538
34 009653
323 b85

34 319 405
818 919
1 291485
36 429 609
6685 884
29055 412
614 631
73 b82

678176
2475505
48346
42
3 202 069
795 259

71375 646
3 392 631

767 639
613 326
1380 965
329115
485 663
814 778
1096754
1098 98
2 195743
347 13
971
4 054

1 719 540
439 667
8 746 946
204 556
20 362
11131073

12 541454
2 494 59 9
80 145 291
1878460
257 10 81
97 316 912
281 641
42 859196

29776 9
67 376
1 421 6 7
27 337
2 100
1449
1017701


52 24 6

1 435 649
9 148 72
432 141

11016 51 5

11 016 515
10 851 81 3
164 702

11 017 99 6
420 061
560 966
11 999 02 3
1669167
9 846 561
483 295


164 94 9
1130 27 5
42 372

1 337 59 6
289 24 6

22 005 60 2
1 496 202

272 432
172 527
444 959
81 81
171472
253284
354 244
343 999
698243
11092
91
b6 0

499359

2 666 866
139 980

3 306 205

3 526 44 6

26 334 59 7
1 436 537

31 297 580
38 272
14 072 971

94 54 1

532 827
21 470


648 838


52 392

1 745 136
8 536 990
420 997

10 703 i23

10 703123
10 539 302
163 621

10 706 106
453 701
544 691
11704 698
2 008 905
9 225 946
469 645


224 925
1016 486
41 544

1282 955
280 736

20 730 04
1 356 234

252 337
171 548
423 885
91367
173 134
264 501
343704
344 682
688 386
10 96
92
75

581527

2 524 96
134 596

3 241092

4 057 221

24 695 679
14287 71

30 181 671
43 634
13 220 431

117 242

481 265
21 190


619 697,


8082

716 878
1303883
42 26 8
1733
2 064 762

2 064 76 2
2036 108
28 654

2 065 56 5
68 84 6
100 789
2 235 202
830 944
1 355 24 7
46 932
2 079

85 40 8
102 598
2297

190 303
17 941

2 973167
148 62 5

51 26 5
39021
90286
26 962
4012 6
67 088
78227
79147
157374
2133
15
35

382002

376 246
26 14 3
1148
785 539

3158287

4 531160
190 16 5
9337
7 888 949
2 785
4 280 54 2

45098

69 168
2340
103

116 709


8062

696 482
1 075 646
39 615

1811743

1 811743
1794 932
16 811

1812 574
55 571
74 221
1 942 366
787 618
1111758
42 990


101863
70 332
2 281

174 476
13 902

2 546 011
110 911

41786
34 725
76 511
25 902
29 991
55 893
67688
64 716
132 404
1867
22
31

352 802

317 571
23 847

694 220

2 691 42 8

3578786
174 811

6445 025
3 394
3409 429

45 008

52 336
2 139


99 483


6032 8

2 152 527
10 452 608
474 409
1733
13081277

13 081277
12 887 921
193356

13083561
486 909
661 755
14234 225
2 50011 1
11 201 808
530 227
2079

250 357
1232 873
44 06 9

1 527 89 9
307189

24 978 969
1 644 827

323 097
211 54 8
535 24 5
108 774
211598
320 37 2
432 471
423 14 6
855 17
13225
106
635

881361

3043112
166 12 3
1148
4091 74 4

6684 733

30 865 757
1626 702
9337
39186 529
41 057
18 353 51 3

139 639

601 99 5
23 81 0
103

765 547


60 454

2 441616
9612636
460 612

12 514 6 6

12 514 86 6
12 334 234
180 632

12 518 680
509 272
619 112
13 647 064
2 796 523
10 337 706
512 635


326788
1086 816
43 82 5

1 457 431
294 636

23 276 06 0
1 467 14 5

294 123
206 273
500 396
117 26 9
203 125
320 394
411 392
409 398
820 790
12 630
114
766

934 329

2 842 540
158443

3 935 312

6 748 649

28 274 465
1 603 582

36626696
47 228
16629 660

162 25C

533 601
23 32 s


719 .8C


36 24 7

811388
4 655 578


5 466 966

5 466 966
5 432 3 5 5
34 611

5 466 247
14 32 5
90 36 68
5 570 940
848 81 8
4 722122



79 752
480 00 3


559 75 5
150 466

11 480 02 8
619 93 8

124 227
97 636
221 86 3
53 788
76166
129 954
17801 5
173 802
351 81 7
5528
38
900

245 090

1 395 756


1 640 846

2 413 614

13228220


15641834
52 698
7 157 64 8

50 650

260 680



311330


36 211

1 176 548
4 368 086


5 544 634

5 544 634
5 505 812
38 822

5 544 06 5
32 224
91 876
5 668 165
1243179
4424986



102 580
459 634


562 214
150 720

10 358715
588792

117 321
93 681
211 002
54 508
74 732
129 240
171 829
168 413
340 242
5 632
95
911

345 822
5866
1242 999


1594687

3155748
41267
11 739193


14 936 208
59 012
6686 128

67 340
1328
240 531



309 199


126 431

1078205
15 227189
74 66 9
102 961
16 563102
21 1&6
16 584 28 8
16 475 80 7
108 481

1 564 87 6
320 609
548 880
17 434 453
12773035
15 865 788
104 10 5
187 257

125 899
1067530
4 301
72
1197 60 2
352 841

42143 06
1 513770

368 421
338 667
70708 e
162163
o17 31 5
359 47b
530584
535 982
1066566
16 616
71 2
2 110

202 898
231 6LO
512b112
4t261
51 63 -
5 727 523

1335 873
1 174 &32
44 274 464
274 048
635 522
47 695 739
159 866
20 586 b8

34 537
27 375
715 527
3767
5546
2. 295
78804 7


126 36,

2 325 261
13 781 642
72 30 L
71 2 8
16 250 50
23 538
16 274 036
16 169 607
104 431

16 256 660
277 42
580 497
17114 560
S646 182
1 1 292 72(C
101 79
73 63 i
75 80b

24 608
929 053
4 521
44;
1 102 424
349 01

37 740 871
1 336 94

356 19
313 371.
669 567
157 353
07 606
36o i44
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521 7 7
1034 711
16 251
762
2 377

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433 901
4661409
46 i13
20 362
5 601074-

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2 451 3 .Z
40 131 633
274 878
257 10 e
4 754 008
175 401
19 543 20b

60 17
66 046
647 536
400 ,
2 100
1 449
789 322


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5.4
6,863

1.02
40.6
24.0
64.6
2,861
1,260
306
31.0

70.0
55.8
62.9
55.6

18.9
53.538

22.1


7.4
9,620
1.04
41.0
23.3
64.3
2,884
1,297
276
31.6

76.9
50.2
63.7
61.2

17.0
48,236


26.9


7.2
9,012

1.04
40.2
25.1
65.3
2,864
1,254
277
31.2

73.4
49.8
61.6
59.5

17.3
48,704


27.0


9.0
18,916
1.03
44.3
33.0
77.3
3,875
2,102
351
47.4

65.5
49.3
57.4
56.8

17.7
67,595

24.6


8.0
15,104

1.03
42.6
31.2
73.8
3,591
1,899
357
44.6

61.7
53.7
57.8
54.6

18.2
64,785


26.9


7.6
10,865

1.04
41.5
24.9
66.4
3,041
1,424
287
34.3

74.8
50.0
62.6
60.5

17.1
51,188

26.6


7.2
9,824
1.04
40.5
26.0
66.5
2,970
1,348
288
33.2

71.5
50.4
61.0
58.8

17.4
50,928

26.9


5.4
7,052

1.00
40.9
23.9
64.8
2,879
1,318
295
32.3

69.8
56.2
63.1
56.0

17.6
50,242


21.9


5.4
6,594
1.01
38.3
23.5
61.8
2,711
1,214
281
31.7

68.3
55.6
62.0
55.6

17.9
48,306


22.2


4.7
5,815

1.02
42.9
21.8
64.7
2,895
1,250
329
29.1

69.4
63.2
66.3
52.1

21.0
60,524


17.9


4.6
5,524

1.02
41.4
22.6
64.0
2,830
1,209
327
29.2

69.4
60.1
64.7
53.2

20.6
57,966

17.6


4 Excludes the returns of the Atlanta and Weat Point R. R.; Clinchfield R. R. and Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
* Exoludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


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Pag.e INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.-211 (O-A)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATIlsICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways %
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TWO 'nNTFS ENnCD WITH FEBRUARY 1955 AND 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCuJDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1554
AGGREGATES
1. pile. of road operate at lose of onth#.............. .... 22015 23 060 52 240 52391 8091 8062 60 37 6045 36 247 36240 126431 126 367 1
2. Train-miles (locootive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stea locomotlie-prop.lled trains .................... 8 244 074 12 922 846 2 844 997 3 661 7 6 1 481 743 1482 481 4 326 740 5 143 759 1 628 239 2 570453 2 L89 095 1 200 634 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electri locomot-propelled trains .......... 62 849 287 57 431202 18 97 604 17 749 359 2 670 471 2 241687 21 644 075 19 991046 9 619 849 8 979 360 51 555 363 28 460 796 2-02
2-0. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................. 1 157 017 1064 484 908 550 641 462 90 724 84 164 999 274 925 62 157 74 1 855 2-03
2-04. Other locootive-propelled trains .................... 390 972 137 8i 5 211 5 211 3U5 761 137 8 1 2-03
2-05. Total locootlre-proplled train ..................... 72 641 50 71 556 41 22 727 151 22 252 09 4 248149 3 808 332 26 975 00 26 060 431 11 248 088 11 549 813 3441 96 3 94 169 2-05
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ............................. 4.5 617 44 58 45 617 44 691 2-06
2-07. Total trainmiles ................................. 7268967 71 600 99 22727151 222509 4248149 3808332 26 97 00 26 06043 11 248088 11549 813 344 79 33 0 50 2-0
2-08. Ordinary .......................................... 71 976 513 70 904 479 22 384 069 21 699 66 4 188 516 773 321 26 572 585 25 673007 11 179 309 11 466 368 24 19 33 765 104 2-08
2-09. Light ................................................ 710 454 696 1 343082 352 413 59 633 35 011 402 715 387 424 68 779 83 445 236 96U 25 646 2-09
3. eRoad locomotie-miles:
3-01. Pr ncl...................... .............. 72 651093 71 570 22 22 732 526 22 257 85 4 249 884 3 810 247 26982410 26068 097 11 246 649 11 548 981 4 422 034 3 95314 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludes *B- and trailing "A- unit) ......... 1 699 87 1 72152u 862499 951470 134742 121173 997 241 1072 649 27231 80524 675404 56o 355 3-02
3-03. Light................... 267031 280733 1141427 1218930 200171 157402 1 341598 1376 33 182072 193144 1 15. 361 1857 648 3-03
3-0. Total locomot-iles............................... 77 027000 76099084 24 736452 24428262 4584797 4088822 29321249 28517004 11455952 11822649 6249799 5 75935 1 -04
3-05. Total, team only .................................... 9429912 14 567 63 3 309 95 4 271 382 1699769 1679306 5009664 5950666 1 702 826 2727625 717422 5 60 340 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .......................... 6 862 30 60 149 541 20 414 624 19 206 196 2 778 616 2 317 786 23 193 240 21523 964 9 753 126 9 095 024 2 15 964 50 533 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only .................................. 1 332 02 1 237 840 1 011 933 950 68 100 631 91 730 1 112 564 1042 412 19738 195 428 307
3-08. Total, other .............................................. .... 402 450 144 0- 5 781 5 781 396 675 144 050 3-08
Train-switchi.g locomOtlce-miles:
3-09. Steamlocootives ..................................... 933 563 1 464 698 322 l 477 882 172 581 212 79 2 495 497 690 674 163 260 229 966 L74 8 26 544 056 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotiles .......................... 5 695 255 5 094 531 2 295 940 2 110 61 209140 145 344 2 505 086 2 256 157 980 953 927 552 2 209 216 1 910 822 3-10
3-11. Electric locooties ................................. 1 02 7 64 96 292 88 0o 97 4 958 4 77 3 93 264 87 37 500 92 3-11
3-12. Other locomotives .............................:.:: ..... Z05 10 61 61 144 10 3-12
3-13. Total .................................... 6 731 60 6 655 62 2 707 16 2 t7129 386740 362 909 3 093 906 3 034 20 1 144 213 1 157 518 2 49 66 2463 910 3-13
3-14. Miles initial and flnal terminals incl. In 3-13 ...... 1 660 045 1 639 941 564 950 77 80L 37 090 28 809 622 040 606 614 311 586 303 757 732 019 7L9 570 3-14
Disal-olectric unit miles:
-15. Road........................ 163 177 413 147 936 335 40 790 164 43 215 305 6 117768 5 325088 51 907932 48550 393 23 859478 21305 711 07 410 003 78 800431 3-15
3-16. Train pitching ...................................... 7 777 49 6979921 304 562 2 61102 305 508 229 514 3351170 305061 1272722 1189201 3 153557 2 74010.. 3-16
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-. Loaded, east or north................................ 1 671 977 1 587 067 555 276 524 035 104 110 86 134 659 86 b610 16 252 321 244 632 760 70 73 266 i401
-02. Loaded est or south ....................... 1 321722 1 261676 350774 49 163 79949 74596 430723 42 75 199661 193134 61 330 644783 4-02
-03. Loaded, total ...................................... 2 993 2 648 743 906050 673 19 184 059 160 730 1 090 109 1033 92 451 982 437 766 1 45160 1 57 049 -03
-04. Empty, east or north ................................ 676 170 684 19 174 135 19 44 9 55 95 55 733 230 091 245 102 109 665 109 652 336 420 129 356 4-4
-05. Empty, west or eouth ................................. 1 040 735 99 663 370937 52 75o 80883 63266 451 820 416 024 155402 152394 453 751 425445 Ig
4-06. Epty, total ............. ..................... 1 717 14 1 678 05 54 C075 542 207 136 836 118 999 681 911 661 206 265 067 262046 770 171 754 803 -06
'-07. Loaded andempty, eastor north ...................... 2 348 153 2 71259 72 414 713 484 160063 141 867 889477 855 3, 361986 354284 1 096 90 1 061624 407
4-08. Loaded ande pty, west or south ....................... 2 36 695 2 55 39 721 711 701 92 160832 137862 882543 3 b39763 355 063 345528 1 125 C9 1 070226 -08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 4 710 64 4 5679 1451125 1 41540 320895 279729 1 772020 1695134 717049 699 812 L-21 77) ; 131 83 2 4-09
4-10. Caboose, all directtons.............................. 75 4.2 72 470 2 030 22 837 4 386 3 930 27 422 26 767 11 378 11 761 34 028 33 942 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying care. all directions .............. 1 5 32 1 951 167 195 30 37 217 232 84 176 1 31 1 543 4-11
4-12. Other passenter-train cars, all directions ........... 7 287 7 937 1 20 1 510 62 64 1 370 1 574 1 692 1 859 4 225 4 504 -12
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotie .......................... 2 697521 3 789689 96o763 1 225 50 782363 753957 1769126 1977465 489749 758058 4386646 1054 166 5-01
5-02. oil-brningK team locomotives......................... 490 892 917 21 12 12 6 4 9 8 92 905 15 5 5-02
5-03. Desel-electrilc locomotives ......................... 20 009 176 lb091 191 5 556 047 5 258 93 773986 664 693 6 330 33 5 903 631 2 899 838 2 567 942 10 7'9 305 9 619 61 5-03
5-0'. Electric locomotives .................................. 446 384 410 561 292 97 2 72 1 56 418 50 976 349 389 Z23 175 96 995 27 406 44
5-05. Other locomotives ..................................... 112 572 39 66 1- 3 192 3 192 109 30 39 681 5-05
5-06. Total .................................................. 23 75 545 23 248 423 6 633 761 6 754 64 1 615 959 1 469 626 6451 740 0 204 271 3 389 587 3 38 126 11 15 218 11 70 026 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........ 20 976 307 57 508 003 6 919 o5 6523 540 6 482 832 5 762 564 13 402 527 14 286 104 4 766 340 6 829 962 2 807 440 62 91 937 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-larning steam locomotive trains ......... 2 414 63 5 112 76o -- 76 408 2 414 63 5 036 35 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ........... 182 166 549 164 406 4 3 54 470 636 51 121 322 9 181 374 7 535 719 63 652 010 5o 657041 27 067 259 24 013145 61 44'/ V 0O 61 73624 5 6-03
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains .................. 4 003 700 3 726 62o 3 019670 2 840 67o 409 265 370 732 3429135 3 211 40 574 G65 515 21 6-0
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 1 351 O 488 296 27 691 27 691 1 32 38 48 29 6-05
6-06. Total in all freight trains .......................... 210 912 0 8 201 2424 12 4 64 410 101 o2 485 b 16101162 13 669 015 80 511363 76 154 553 31 833 599 30 919 515 .8 567 127 94 168 05 6-06
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. in -O6 514 263 552 947 62 725 89 95 5 5 250 6 273 87 975 96 231 100 253 119 667 526 035 37 04 5 607
7. Net ten-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............ 93 980 664 oa 775 02 26 631 525 27 L28 o44 8 711119 7 236 974 37 342 o44 34 765 618 14 525 856 13 946 800 42 112 164 40 06 607 7
8. Train-houre (incl. traln-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning team loconotive-propelled traio ....... 451 204 651 513 185 C57 247 012 92 038 96 124 277 116 54 136 101 092 150175 72 96 158 202 g01
8-02. 0il-burnlng steam locomotivn-ropelled trains ........ 57 64 5 142 807 3 004 57 645 159 603 _-02
8-03. Diesel-electric loccmotive-propelled trains .......... 3 240 350 2 946 0 1 1 090 06 1 003 915 139730 109 410 1 230 136 1 113 325 532 583 492 228 1 477 631 1 34064 8-03
8-0h. Electric locomctlve-prowelled trains ................. 57 Zb 3 55 78 44 18 45 31 6 5 027 4 587 49 216 47 s03 C 04, 7 h683 -04
8-C5. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 11 G 2 4 112 307 307 11 314 4 112 8-05
8-C0. Hotoroar-propelled trained ............................ 2 7 45 76 745 2 764 8-06
8-07. Total train-hours ..................................... 3 6 20 2 3 3 6061 16 1 319 673 1294 24 237 102 210 121 1 556 775 1504 364 633 675 645 407 1 630 375 1 b53 412 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Traln-milee, ordinary ................................ 5.5 5.4 7.3 7.1 8.8 7.9 7.5 7.2 5.2 5.4 4.6 4.5 9-01
9-02. .et ton-tles ........................................ 7,143 6,746 9,288 8,906 18,248 15.215 10,490 9,747 6,792 6,523 5,645 5,373 9-02
10. Averages per trai-c.ile (excluding, llht tralnl):
10-01. locorotive-oiles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.04 1.04 1.03 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ........................... 41.6 40.2 40.5 39.9 43.9 42.6 41.0 40.2 40. 38.1 42.4 40.8 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-miles ............................. 23.8 23.6 24.3 ?4.7 32.7 31.5 25.7 25.8 23.7 22.9 22.5 22.3 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 65.4 63.8 64.8 64.6 76.6 74.1 66.7 66.0 64.1 61.o 64.9 63.1 10-0o
10-05. Gross ton-milee (xcl. locomotive and tenders) ..... 2,930 2,838 2,878 2,853 3,844 3,623 3,030 2,966 2,848 2,697 2,880 2,789 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles ....................................... 1,306 1,2 2 1,279 1,257 2,080 1,918 1,405 1,354 1,299 1,216 1,230 1,187 10-06
11. Gross t.n-miles of locomotives and tenders per loconctivs-rile 308 306 276 276 352 359 288 288 296 282 329 327 11
12. Het ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.4 31.2 31.6 31.5 47.3 45.0 34.3 33.6 32.1 31.9 29.0 29.1 12
13. Car-nile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-milse. east or north ........... 71.2 69.9 76.1 73.4 65.0 60.7 74.1 71.3 69.7 69.0 69.3 69.0 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or scuth ........... 5.9 55.9 48.6 49.7 49.7 54.1 48.8 50.5 56.2 55.9 61. 60.2 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 63.5 62.9 62.4 61.7 57.4 57.5 61.5 61.0 63.0 62.6 65.3 64.6 13-03
13-0o. Percent eaot or north of total car-miles ............ 55.8 55.7 61.3 60.0 56.6 53.6 60.5 59.0 55-8 55.9 52.4 53.2 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-=iles ......................................... 19.0 18.8 17.2 17.2 17.9 18.1 17.3 17.3 17.8 17.9 21.1 20.6 14-01
14-.2. ur.nes ton-=:lese (excl. locomotives end tenders) ..... 55,201 52,914 48,808 48,280 67,908 65,053 51,717 50,622 50,236 47,907 60,457 56,954 14-02
15. Percent train-switdthlig hours at way stations of
total train-heur.. ....................................... 22.1 22.0 26.8 27.0 24.6 26.5 26.5 26.9 21.9 22.0 18.0 17.5 15


SExoludes the returns of the Atlanta and West Point R. R.; Cllnohfleld R. R. and Georgia R. R. which filed no reoorts because of strike. U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:19 0 310314 (10)
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of eaoh month within the period.
Exoludee switching time of train locomotlve at initial and final terminals.









Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.-211 (OSA)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT BoNOMICS AND STATIICS MARCH 1955


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways 0
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL, COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 1955 AND 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCurDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. iles of road operated at loe of month ......................... 222 967 223 015 52 24 6 52 391 8082 8 062 60 328 60 453 36 247 356 211 126 392 126 351 1
2. Train-mlu (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stea locomotive-propelled trains .................... 4375 852 5 797144 1653 843 1 691586 784 621 738664 2 438464 2430 250 727 328 1 252 554 1210060 2 114 340 2-01
2-02. Del-electrli locoaoltiva-propelled trains .......... 33 756 817 31001 876 10 237116 9 306191 1475627 1142 221 11712 743 10448 412 4 809 917 4 841136 17 234157 15712 328 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotlve-propelled trains ................. 645 477 581189 510 695 457 449 49 491 40 099 560186 497 548 85 291 83 641 2-03
2-04. Other locootlve-propelled trains .................... 193354 76 884 1 517 1 517 191837 76 884 2-04
2-05. Total locotive-propelled train ....................... 38971500 37457093 12 401654 11455 226 2311256 1920984 14712 910 1 376210 5 537245 6093690 18721345 17987193 2-05
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ............................27 055 25 999 27 055 25 9 9 -06
2-07 Total traai-iles ................................ .. 38998555 37483092 12401654 11455 226 2 311256 1920984 14712 910 13376210 5537245 6093690 18748400 18013 192 2-07
2-08. Ordnar ......................................... 38 628058 37140077 12223525 11292734 2279392 1902618 14502917 13195352 5497878 6048614 18627263 17896111 2-08
2-09. Light ................................... ..... 370497 343015 178129 162492 31864 18366 209993 180858 39367 45076 121137 117081 2-09
3. Road locomotive-ile:
3-01 Principl .................................. 38980123 37468681 12404025 11458843 2312619 1921837 14716644 13380680 5537297 6093049 18726182 17994952 3-01
3-02. Belper (excludes B- an trailing A" unit) ......... 950196 836532 499235 454403 68139 57038 567374 511441 6816 23771 376006 301320 3-02
3-03.Light .......................... ........ ...... 1418515 1416301 612418 568032 103117 77893 715535 645925 82758 100192 620 222 670184 3-03
3-0. Totally ocomotlv-iles .............................. 41348834 39721514 13515678 12481278 2483875 2056768 15999553 14538046 5626871 6217012 19722410 18966456 3-0
3-05. Total .tea only ................................... 4998035 6513736 1943923 1939392 899066 835120 2842989 2774512 754565 1309778 1400481 2429446 3-05
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only .......................... 35402579 32458832 11000 701 10034146 1527931 1178592 12528632 11212738 4 872306 4907 234 18001641 16338860 3-06
3-07. Total. electric only ................................. 746174 669 129 571054 507740 54649 43056 625703 550796 120471 118333 3-07
3-08. Total. other ........................................ 202 046 79 817 2229 2229 199 817 79817 3-08
Train-wlitchioG locootlTe-alel :
3-09. Steam locomotives .................................... 497189 708454 190 224 236 211 96401 111 366 286625 347 577 75150 108674 135 414 252203 3-09
3-10. Diesl-electric locomotives.......................... 3120095 2 776161 1281125 1140040 115298 77540 1396423 1 217580 505 177 511179 1218495 1047402 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotves ................................. 56647 54160 49013 46603 2601 2480 51614 49083 5033 5077 3-11
3-12. Other locomot ....................................6 60 6 6 --- 60 60 3-12
-13.Total..................................... 3673997 3 538835 1 520362 1422 854 214306 191 386 1 734668 1614240 580327 619853 1359002 1304742 3-13
3-14. Miles Initial and final terminal Incl. In 3-13 ...... 910 494 861730 329444 308667 20 668 14929 350112 323 596 163544 165 853 396 838 372 281 3-14
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15.Road ............................................... 87818456 79748147 24489273 22557337 3358888 2689738 27848161 25247075 12070157 11532850 47900138 42968222 3-15
3-16. Train seitohing ............................. : ..... 4215489 3788631 1667525 1502688 164774 121058 1 832299 1623746 646186 656729 1737004 1508156 3-16
4. Cor-aills thousandss):
4-0. Loaddstor north ........................... 893592 831580 297984 271639 55107 43968 353091 315607 132244 129318 408257 386655 4-01
-02. Loaded, west or south ................................ 744578 670726 202 948 183707 46621. 36206 249569 219913 102644 99321 392365 351492 4L-02
4-03. Loaded, total ....................................... 1638170 1502 306 500 932 455346 101728 80174 602660 535520 234 888 228639 800622 738147 4-03
4-04. empty. east or north ................................. 364273 349186 96439 96223 31059 25979 127498 122 202 51691 57 821 185084 169 163 4-0o
4-05. Empty. wet or south................................ 548812 533 321 196 651 181 113 41577 32 594 238228 213707 77222 82 344 233362 237 270 -05
4-06. Empt,. total ....................................... 913085 882 507 293090 277 336 72 636 58 573 365 726 335 909 128 913 140 165 418 446 406 433 4-06
4-07. Loaded and ept. east or north ..................... 1257865 1180766 394423 367862 86166 69947 480589 437809 183935 187139 593341 555818 4-07
4-08. Loaded ad epty, west or south ...................... 1293390 1204047 399599 364 820 88198 68800 487797 433620 179 866 181665 625727 588762 4--8
4-09. Loadd and epty, total........ 2.551255 2384813 794022 732682 174364 138747 968386 871429 363801 368804 1219068 1144580 4-09
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................. 39378 37924 12615 11734 2389 2004 15004 13738 5612 6208 18762 17978 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars all direction .............. 941 1 070 114 100 14 41 128 141 48 125 76 5 804 4-11
4-12. Other puassener-traln care, all direction ........... 4 174 4 234 660 820 37 37 697 857 987 758 2 490 2 619 4-12
5. Oroee ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnin steaa locomotive ....................... 1455321 1740955 581193 555 160 411557 374694 992750 929854 211584 359 510 250987 451591 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locootivs ........................ 234 394 374 604 11 575 234 394 363 029 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electric loconotives... .................... 10775068 9726243 2 971 701 2 721 294 421 826 335 507 3 393527 3 056801 1 472 146 1 387 599 5909395 5 281 843 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotives ................................. 249 707 227 643 164 836 150 117 30 706 23 953 195 542 174 070 54 165 53 573 5-04
5-05. Other locootive .................................... 56 335 21 986 1230 1230 55105 21986 -05
-06. Total ............................................... 12770825 12091431 3 717 730 3426571 865319 734154 4583049 4160725 1683730 1758684 6504046 6172022 5-06
6. Orose ton-aile. of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burni steam locomotive train ........ 11321351 12268818 4119210 3731953 3500644 2838168 7 619854 6570121 2136266 3 205 161 1565231 2493 536 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-toaning stea locomotive trains ......... 1279 640 1 998 340 74 339 1 279 640 1924 001 6-02
6-03. Total in diesl-eleotric locomotie train .......... 99023506 88561092 29 435 956 26722141 5055279 3708413 34491235 30430 554 14 106263 12872169 5042600 45258 369 6-03
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains .................. 2 268374 2067 473 1 752 645 1577653 212 449 171 990 1 965094 1 749 643 303280 317 830 6-04
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 657 507 280 881 -9 009 9 009 -- 648 49 8 280 881 6-05
6-06. Total n all right trained ......................... 114550378 105176604 35307811 32031747 8777381 6718571 44085192 38750318 16 242 529 16151669 54222657 50274617 6-06
6-07. Total of pae. train car and contents Incl. In 6-06 282688 290559 42342 47470 3047 5093 45389 52563 57306 49882 179993 188114 6-07
7. het ten-milee. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ........... 50 996452 45963409 15687723 13958445 4752174 3561071 20 439897 17 519 516 7403538 7201 504 23153017 21 242 389 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled trails ....... 239 964 301 807 107 075 115 811 49 330 48 039 156 40 5 163 850 46 262 70 272 37 297 67 685 8-01
8-02. 0il-brning steam locomotive-cropelled trains ........ 30 573 59 515 2703 30 573 56 812 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locoaotive-propelled trainl.......... 1756 893 1585 034 589 986 525 098 78 809 56 698 668 795 581796 271182 266 416 816 916 736 822 8-03
8-04. Electric loconc-tie-propelled trains ................. 33156 29 691 25 756 22 947 3058 2 228 28 814 25 175 4342. 4 516 8-04
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled train .................... 5 840 2 268 84 84 5 756 2 268 8-05
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train ............................1 609 1 537 1 609 1 537 8-06
8-07. Total traln-hours .................................... 2068035 1979852 722 817 663 856 131281 106 965 854098 770821 317444 339 391 896493 869640 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Average per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-mile, ordinary ................................ 5.6 5.4 7.5 7.0 9.1 7.6 7.8 7.0 4.9 5. 4.8 4.6 9-01
9-02. hot ton-sils ...................................... 7,378 6,648 9,686 8,595 18,968 14,249 10,929 9,349 6,589 6,415 5.909 5.423 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. loomeotile-tiles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.04 1.04 1.03 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-iles ............................ 42.4 40.4 41.0 40.3 44.6 42.1 41.6 40.6 42.7 37.8 43.0 41.3 10-02
10-03. Epty freight car-tles ........................... ....23.6 23.8 24.0 24.6 31.9 30.8 25.2 25.4 23.5 23.2 22.4 22.7 10-03
0-04. Total freight car-mile excludingg caboose)......... 66.0 64.2 65.0 64.9 76.5 72.9 66.8 66.0 66.2 61.0 65.4 64.0 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-mile (excl. locomotives ad tenders ..... 2,965 2,832 2,889 2,836 3,851 3,531 3,040 2,937 2,954 2,670 2,911 2,809 10-05
10-06. Net ton-iles ....................................... 1,320 1,238 1,283 1,236 2,085 1,872 1,409 1,328 1,347 1,191 1,243 1,187 l1-06
11. Gross tcn-siles of locootives od tender per locomotive-rile 309 304 275 275 348 357 286 286 299 283 30 325 11
12. Net ton-mile per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.1 30.6 31.3 30.7 46.7 .4 33.9 32.7 31.5 31.5 28.9 28.8 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total oar-mill., ne t or north........... 71.0 70.4 75.5 73.8 64.0 62.9 73.5 72.1 71.9 69.1 68.8 69.6 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or th ........... 576 55.7 50.8 50.4 52.9 52.6 51.2 50.7 57.1 54. 62.7 59.7 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-il all direction .......... 64.2 63.0 63.1 62.1 58.3 57.8 62.2 61.5 64.6 62.0 65.7 64.5 13-
13-04. Percent eat or north of total oar-lles ............ 54.5 55.4 59.5 59.7 54.2 54.8 58.6 58.9 56.3 56.6 51.0 52.4 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-c0. Train-nilee ......................................... 18.9 18.9 17.2 17.3 17.6 18.0 17.2 17.4 17.4 18.0 20.9 20.7 14-01
14--;2. urk.-s ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 55,391 53.123 48,848 48,251 66,859 62,811 51,616 50,271 51,167 47,590 60,483 57,811 14-02
15. Percent train-wlitchlig hours at way stations of
tctal train-hcur.* ........................................ 22.3 22.5 27.5 28.0 24.6 27.5 27.0 27.9 21.9 22.3 17.9 17.9 15


SExoludes the returns of the Atlanta and West Point R. R.; Clinchfield R. R. and Georgia R. R. which filed no reports beoaue 'of trlke.
xoludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.






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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways t
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH 1955 AND 1954


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ITEM _POCAHONTAS REGION NO.

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AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month #................... 222 999 223044 52 246 52390 8088 8062 60 334 60452 36 247 36 230 126 418 126 362
2. Train-illes (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stam locooti-propelled trains .................... 12 619 926 18 719 990 4 498 840 5352 864 2 266 364 2 221145 6 765 204 7 574 009 2 355 567 3 823 007 3 499155 7 322 974 ?-01
2-02. Dleesl-electrlc locomotive-propelled trains.......... 96 606 104 88 433 078 29 210 720 27 055 550 4 146 098 3 383 908 33 356 818 30 439 458 14 429766 13 820496 48 819 520 44 173124 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotiv.-propelled trains ................. 1 802 494 1 645 673 1 419245 1298 911 140 215 124 263 1 559460 1423174 243034 222499 2-03
2-04. Other locosotive-propelled trains .................... 584 326 214 765 6 728 6 728 577 598 214 765 2-0.
2-05. Total locomotie-propelled train ................111 612 850 109 013 506 35 128 805 33 707 325 6 559 405 5 729 316 41 688 210 39 436 641 16 785 333 17 643503 53 139 307 51 933 362 2-05
2-06. Motoroar-propelled train ............................ 72 672 70 580 72 672 70580 2-06
2-07. Total train-iles ............................. 111685522 109084086 35 128805 33707 325 6 559405 5 729316 41 688210 39436641 16 785 353 17643503 53 211979 52003942 2-07
2-08. Ordinary .......................................... 110604 571 108044556 34607594 33192420 6467908 5 675 939 41 075 502 38 868359 16 677187 17 514 982 52 851882 51 661215 2-08
2-09. Light ............................... ........ 1 080 951 1039 530 521 211 514 905 91 497 53 377 612 708 568 282 108146 128 521 360097 342 727 2-09
3. Road looomotivTe-iles:
3-01 Principal ...........................................111 629216 109038907 35 134 551 33716693 6 562 503 5 732084 41 697054 39448777 16 783946 17642030 53 148 216 51948 100 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludesl *and trailing "A, unit) ......... 2 650072 2558060 1 361734 1405879 202 881 178211 1564615 1584090 34047 104295 1051410 869675 3-02
3-03. Light .......................................... 4 094 546 4223631 1 753845 1786968 303288 235 295 2 057133 2022263 264830 293336 1772583 1 908032 3-03
3-04. Total locootiv-mile ............................... 118373834 115820598 38250130 36 909540 7 068672 6145590 45 318 802 43055130 17082 823 18039661 55 972209 54725 807 3-0~
3-05. Total, ste only .................................... 14427947 21081389 5253818 6210774 2 598835 2514426 7852653 8725200 2457391 4037403 4117903 8318786 3-05
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only ......................... 101 262 909 92608 373 31 41 325 29240344 4 306 547 3496378 35 719872 32 736 722 14 625 432 14 002258 50 917605 45 869 393 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only .......... ................. 2 078 476 1 906969 1 582 987 1458422 155 280 134786 1 738267 1 593208 340 209 313761 3-07
3-08. Total, other ........................................604 502 223 867 8 010 8 010 596 492 223 867 3-08
Train-ewi tchlag locomottve-ailes;
-09. Steam loootive............................... 1 430772 2173152 513 140 714093 268 982 324158 782 122 1038251 238 410 338640 410 240 796 261 3-09
3-10. Diel-elctro locooties ...................... 8 815350 7 870692 3 577 071 3250853 324438 222 884 3 901 509 3473737 1 486 130 1438731 3 427 711 2 958224 3-1
3-11. Electric locootives ................................. 159 411 150 452 137 319 129 200 7 559 7253 144 878 136 453 -14 533 13999 3-11
3-12. Other locomotivo................................ 271 168 67 67 204 168 3-12
3-13. Total ........................................ 10405 804 10194464 4227530 4094146 601046 554295 4 828 576 4648441 1 724540 1777371 3 852688 3 768652 3-13
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals ncl. in 3-13 ...... 2 576139 2501671 914394 886472 57758 43738 972 152 930210 475 130 469 610 1 128857 1101851 3-14
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
-15. Roa..............................................250995869 227684682 70 279437 65782642 9 476656 8014 826 79 756093 73 797468 35 929635 32 838561 135 310 141 121048 653 3-15
3-16. Train switching ..........................1......... 11 992 938 10 768 552 4 713187 4 323 790 470 282 350 572 5 183 469 4674 362 1 918 908 1 845 930 4 890 561 4248260 3-16
4. Car-.ilee thousandss):
4- Loaded. east or north ......................... 2 565 569 2418647 853260 795674 159217 130102 1 012477 925776 384565 373950 1168527 1118921 -o01
4-02. Loaded. set or south ................ ............ 2 066300 1932402 553722 532870 126570 110802 680292 643672 302305 292455 1083703 996275 l-02
4-03. Loaded, total ..................................... 4 631869 4351049 1406982 1328544 285787 240904 1 692769 1569448 686870 666405 2252230 2115196 --
4-04. tmpt, east or north............................. 1040449 1033378 270577 285672 87012 81712 357589 367384 161356 167473 521504 498521 -0o
-O. Epty, west or south ................................. 1589785 1 527 184 567 588 533 871 122 460 95 860 690 048 629 731 232 624 234 738 667113 662 715 4-05
4-06. empty, total ....................................... 2630234 2560562 838165 819 543 209472 177572 1 047637 997115 393 980 402211 1188617 1161236 l_-c6
4-07. Loadd and epty, east ororth ...................... 3606018 3452025 1123837 1081346 246229 211814 1 370066 1293160 545921 541423 1690031 1617442 -07
4-08. Loaded and .opty, est or south ...................... 3 656085 3459586 1 121310 1066741 249030 206662 1 370340 1273403 534929 527193 1 750816 1658 90 0 -08
4-09. Loadedand empty, total .............................. 7 262103 6911611 2245147 2148087 495 259 418476 2740406 2566563 1 080850 1068616 3440847. 3 276 4.2 4-09
h-10. Caboose, all directions .............................. 112 806 110 395 35 651 34 572 6 775 5 934 42 426 40 506 16 990 17 969 53 390 51920 -10o
4-11. Passenger carrying car., all directions .............. 2 774 3 021 301 295 44 78 345 373 132 301 2 297 2 347 4-11
4-12. Other paesenger-train cars, all directions ........... 11 461 12171 1 968 2330 99 101 2 067 2431 2 679 2 617 6715 7123 4-12
5. Oross ton-milss of road locomotive, and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnig steam loc ee ...................... 4152842 5530644 1567956 1778668 1 193920 1128651 2 761876 2907319 701333 1117568 689633 1505757 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steal locomotives ....................... 725 286 1 291 885 23 701 725 286 1 268 184 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electric locootlves ..... .................... 30 784 244 27 817434 8 527 748 7 960 232 1 195 812 1000 200 9 723 560 8 960 432 4 371 984 3 955 541 16 688 700 14 901461 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotive ................................. 696 091 638 224 457 807 422 316 87 124 74 929 544 931 497 245 151 160 140 979 5.-0
5-05. Other locomotives ................................... 168907 61667 4 422 4422 164485 61 667 5-05
5-06. Total ................................................ 36 527 370 35 339 854 10 553 511 10 161216 2481 278 2 203 780 13034789 12364 996 5 073 317 5 096 810 18 419264 17 878048 -06
6. Oross ton-wales of care, contents, and cabhosee (thous):
6-01. Total in oal-burni stem locootie trains ........ 32 297 658 39 776 821 11 038 905 12 255 493 9 983 476 8 600 732 21 022 381 20 856 225 6 902 606 10 035 12 3 4 372 671 8 885 473 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains ......... 3 694003 7 111106 -- 150747 3 694003 6 960359 6-02
6-03. Total in dieel-electric locomotive trains .............. 281 190 054 252 979 912 83 906 592 77 843 463 14 236 653 11 244132 98 143245 89087595 41 173 521 36 885 314 141 873 288 127 007 003 6-03
6-0. Total in electric locomotive trains .................. 6 272164 5 794099 4 772 515 4418329 621 714 542 722 5 394229 4 961 051 877935 833048 6-0o
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 2 008 587 769 17 9 -- 36 700 36 700 1 971 887 769 17 9 6-05
6-06. Total in all freight trains .......................... 325462 466 306431117 99 718 012 94517 285 24 878543 20387586 124 596555 114 904871 48076127 47071184 152 789784 144455062 6-06
6-07. Total of pae. train cars and contents incl. In 6-0 796 951 843506 125 067 137428 8297 11366 133 364 148 794 157559 169549 506028 525163 6-07
7. Net ten-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) .......... 144 977116 134 750 823 44 319248 41487089 13 463293 10798045 57 782 541 52285134 21 929394 21148304 65 265181 61317385 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-slitchiog hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-brning stem locootive-propelled tral,s ....... 691168 953 320 292153 362 823 141 368 144 163 433 521 506 986 147 354 220 447 110 293 225 887 8-01
8-02. Oil-bhrning steam locomotive-propslled trains ........ 88 218 202 322 --- 5 707 88 218 196 615 iB02
03. Dieel-electric loccot-propee trains .......... 4997 24 4 5323 1680392 1529013 21853 166108 1 898 931 169512 803765 758 644 2 294 547 2 077 470 8-03
8-0:. Electric locootie-propelled trains ................. 90 414 85 477 69 945 66 263 8085 6 815 78 030 73 07 -- 12 384 12 399 8-o0
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains ...................... 17 461 6380 391 391 -- 317 070 6 380 8-05
8-Od. Motoroar-propelled traIn, ..................-.. 4 5 4 501 4354 4 501 8-06
8-07. Total train-hour............................ 5 88885 5 783035 2042490 1958099 368 33 317086 2 410 873 2275185 951119 984798 2 526866 2523052 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Average.sper mile of road per day:
9-01. T ordinary .............................. 5. 5.4 7.4 7.0 8.9 7.8 7.6 7.1 5.1 5.4 4.6 4.5 9-01
9-02. t ton-il ........................................ 7,226,713 9,425 8,799 18,496 14,882 10,641 9,610 6,722 6,486 5,736 5,392 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locorotive-iles (principal and helper) .............1.02 1.02 1.04 1.04 1.03 1.0 1.04 1.0 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-ol
10-02. Loaded freight car-iles ............................ 41.9 40.3 40.7 40.0 44.2 42.4 41.2 40.4 41.2 38.0 42.6 40.9 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-iles ............................. 23.8 23.7 24.2 24.7 32.4 31.3 25.5 25.6 23.6 23.0 22.5 22.5 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-iles (xcludin cabooe) ........5.7 64.64.9 64.7 76.6 73.7 66.7 66.0 64.8 61.0 65.1 63.4 10-04
10-05. Oross ton-miles (ecl. locomotive and tenders) ..... 2,943 2,836 2,881 2,848 3,846 3,592 3,033 2,956 2,883 2,687 2,891 2,796 10-05
10-06. net ton-tiles....................................... 1,311 1,247 1,281 1,250 2,082 1,902 1,407 1,345 1,315 1.207 1,235 1,187 10-06
11. Oross tcn-miles of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-rile 309 305 276 275 351 359 288 287 297 283 329 327 11
12. Bat ton-alles per loaded car-mile ........................... 31.3 31.0 31.5 31.2 47.1 44.8 34.1 33.3 31.9 31.7 29. 29.0 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-mil ., eat or north........... 71.1 70.1 75.9 73.6 64.7 61.4 73.9 71.6 70.4 69.1 69.1 69.2 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, east or scuth ........... 56.5 55.9 49.4 50.0 50.8 53.6 49.6 50.5 56.5 55. 61.9 60.1 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ......... 63.8 63.0 62.7 61.8 57.7 57.6 61.8 61.1 63.5 62.4 65.5 64.6 13-0o
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-milee ............ 55.4 55.6 60.6 59.9 55.7 54.0 59.8 59.0 56.0 56.1 51.9 52.9 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-cile ......................................... 19.0 18.9 17.2 17.2 17.8 18.1 7. 17.3 17 17.6 17.9 21.1 20.6 14-ol
14-c2. ur.se ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 55,268 52,988 48,822 48,270 67,534 64,297 51,681 504 50,547 47,798 60,466 57,254 1-02
15. percent train-switchliu hours at way etatione of
tctal train-hburs. ........................................ 22.2 22.2 27.0 27.3 24.6 26.8 26.7 27.2 21.9 22.1 18.0 17.6 15


S Excludes the returns of the Atlanta and Vest Point R. R.; Clinohfield R. R. and Georgia R. R. whioh filed no repOr.i oauioe o *rike.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of eaoh month within the period.
* Exoludes switching time of train looomotive at initial and final terminals.


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1. Miles of road operated at -lose of month .....................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotiv-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled train ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ..........................
2-07. Total train- iles ....................................
2-08. Ordinary ..........................................
2-09. Light ................................................
3. Road locomotive-mile:
3-01. Principal .......................... ...........
3-02. Helper (excludes *B" and trailing A" unit) .........
3-03. Light......... .................................
3-04. Total locomotivo-miles ............................
3-05. Total. steam only...................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electrl only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only..............................
3-08. Total, other .... ... .............................
Train-switching locomotlce-milea:
3-09. Steam locomotives .................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ........................
3-11. Electric loroe otires. ...............................
3-12. Other locomotlio ..................................
3-13. Total.......... ...............................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals Incl. in 3-13 ......
Dieasl-olectrlc unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train switching ......................................
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded east or north............................
4-02. Loaded, west or south .................. ........
4-03. Loaded, total ... ..............................
--04. Empty, east or north...............................
-O S. Empty. west or south .................................
4-06. E pty. total ... .....................................
4-07. Loaded and empty ast or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and empty. west or south ......................
4-C9. Loaded and empty. total...........................
4-10. Caboose, all directions.............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars. all directions ..............
4-12. Other paesenger-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomoties .......................
5-02. aOl-birning steam locomotives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotves.......................
5-04. Electric locootives.............................
5-05. Other locomotives ................................
5-06. Total ..........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contends, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in oal-burniag steam locomotive train ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric lococtlve trains ...........
6-04. Total In electric locomotive trains .................
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight train .........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. In 606
7. et ton-mile. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Trrain-hous ( train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locorotive-propelled trali .......
8-02. Oil-burning steam locomotive-cropelld trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loccnotlve-ropelled trains ..........
8-O-. Electric loconctie-prooelled trains .................
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains .....................
8-0. Mt.ntoroar-propelled train ............................
8-07. Total train-hours....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per ile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary..........................
9-02. bht ton-miles ..................................
10. Averages per traln-oile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locorotive-miles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight cr-milea............................
10-03. Empty freight car-miles .............................
10-04. Total freight car-iles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-les (exl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles ...................................
11. Gross tc.n-1ilee of locomotives and tenders per locomntive-rile
12. Net ton-mile pr loaded cr-mile............................
13. Car-mile ratio: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-mills, east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or estbth ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-C. Percoont east or north of total car-miles ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-Cl. Train-miles ................ ....................
1i-02. Urt.ss ton-.lles (excl, lococotlTo amd tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switchi:ng hours at way stations of
tctal train-hours .......................... .........


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT I POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INcuLING
POCAHONTAS REGION
1955 1954


SOUTHERN REGION


1955


1954


WESTERN DI


.4 -I- .4 _-. 4 I 4 I I. I- -


222 953

4 355 941
32 665 680
641 783
197 524
37 860 92 8
24 32 5
37 885 25 3
37 506 51 6
378 735

37 866 33 3
949 646
1 370 596
40 186 580
4 966 118
34 272 054
740 272
207 536

479 010
2 977036
54 628
150
3 511 424
856 776

85160 405
4057233

891334
731 620
1 622 954
361 144
b35 753
896 897
1 252 476
1267373
2 519 851
38 144
1736
3983

1444021
259 902
10 477 70 5
247392
56287
12 487307

11 900 85 5
1 547 46 7
97 369 091
2 272 432
719 725
113 810 17C
325 295
51 204 99

233 74 7
32 806
1 692 563
32 405
6162
1 45C
1999133


5.6
7,656

1.02
43.3
23.9
67.2
3,034
1,365
311
31.6

71.2
57.7
64.4
54.9

19.0
56,930

22.1


223 004

4 914 010
30 303 598
569 502
93 699
35 880 609
26 230
35 907 039
35 582 832
324 207

35 888 214
792 623
1 277 026
37 957 b6 3
5 496433
31 709 657
655 315
96 258

620 239
2 703 997
52 383
48
3376667
826093

77 915 123
3 718 460

811 745
647 903
1459 648
343 027
507 471
850496
1 154 772
1155 374
2 310146
36 225
928
4 943

1 487 022
293 298
9 575 387
219 976
26 528
11 602 211

10 965 807
15817 31
87 550 686
2 031 45 9
363 140
102 492 623
315 916
44 989 015

260 382
45 668
1 552 561
28743
2 683
1549
189198 6


52 241

1 603 911
9 879 828
505132

11 988 871

11 986 871
11 809 309
179 562

11 990 431
49532b
601 81 2
13 087568
1 889 036
10 635 804
562 728


186 874
1 21160 7
46740

1 445 221
306192

23 709342
1600153

295 447
201 85 6
497303
93 941
185 781
279722
389388
387 037
777025
12 191
132
571

574 293

2 874 939
161 54 8

3610 780

4220424

29 06979 9
1 741141

35 031 364
38186
15 809 147

105 780

566 490
25 24 2


697 1 2


52 391

1486695
9057 286
452 623

10 996 604

10 996 604
10 840 935
155 669

10 999 28 5
426158
529 067
11 954 510
1 697 336
9 755 131
502 043


208 066
1081746
44 606

1 334 620
281 701

22 085 55 9
1 442 799

268 266
177 582
445 848
93 129
178 416
271 54 5
361395
355 998
717 393
11 191
94
625

495 701

2 711 391
148 C70

3 355 162

3 458 607

26 455 661
1 570 512

31 484 780
4645
13 798 971

100 94 5

513 294
22 324


636 563


8082

827 272
1463 864
49491
3731
2 344 358

2 344358
2 314 911
2944 7

2 345 330
67 702
104 415
2 517 447
944 777
1 514 211
54 566
3893

98311
113 201
2 630
6 6
214 208
20 580

3 362 903
161379

55 81 4
52 123
107 937
35 699
41683
77 382
91 513
93 80 6
185 319
2430
1 7
4 4

431 38 7

424 983
30 71 1
2 14 9
889 230

3 899 560

5 297 75 9
218 586
16 70 7
9 434 61 2
3639
5143179

50 14

75 990
2 808
215

129161


8060

688 942
1 149 206
38776

1876 924

1 876 924
1 858 850
18 074

1 877 7 31
47 067
69 05 9
1 993 857
767 068
1 185 422
41 367


96 581
82 860
2 352

181 793
16639

2 689 219
125 650

42 174
39 120
81 294
26 658
31 091
5774 9
68832
70 211
139 043
1943
2 3
3 8

347 161

337 897
23186

708 244

2 672166

3 989 279
165 083

6 826 528
3863
3648892

41 241

57 566
2 171


100 975


60 32 3

2431183
11 34369 2
554 623
3731
14 333 229

14 333 229
14 124 220
209 009

14 335 761
563027
706 227
15 605 015
2 833 61
12 150 01 5
617 294
3893

285 185
1 324 808
49370
66
1659429
326 772

27 072 245
1761532

351 261
253 979
605 240
129 (40
227 464
357 10 4
480 901
481 443
962 344
14 621
149
61 5

1005 680

3 299 922
192 259
2149
4 500 010

8119 984

34 367 558
1 959 727
18 707
44 465 976
41 825
20 952 326

155 928

642 480
28 050
21 5

826673


60 451

2175 637
10 206 492
491 399

12 873 528

12 873 528
12 699 785
173 743

12 877 016
473 225
598 126
13 948 367
2 464 404
10 940 553
543 410


304 647
1164 606
47 156

1 516 413
298 340

24 774 77 8
1 568 449

310 440
216 702
527 142
119787
209 507
329 294
430 22 7
426 20 9
856436
13 134
117
863

842 862

3 049 288
171 256

4 063 406

6130 773

30 444 940
1735 595

36 311 308
50 322
17 447 663

142 186

570 b57
24 495


737 530


36 247

696 931
4 563 239


5 260 170

5 260 170
5 217119
43051

5 260 62 7
2544
80 456
S 343 62 7
723 160
4 620 46 7



65 453
453 998


519 451
144033

11737 594
585 488

130 989
97 45 4
228 443
49 414
75 401
124 81 5
180 403
172 855
353258
5285
6 2
708

201 591

1461122
_

1 662 71

2 118 526

13 743 231


15 861 75 7
43031
7 252 06 8

43 729

253 248



296 977


36 211

1150 372
4 719 028


5 869 400

5 869 400
5 823 520
45 880

5 868 791
26255
95 953
5 990 999
1 209 939
4 781 060



100 587
494 222


594 809
166096

11 199 301
630 414

126 464
93 446
219 910
52 903
79 403
132 306
179 367
172 849
352 216
6012
69
977

337 633
7836
1 364 277


1 709 746

3 058 687
47 18 8
12 374 732


15 480 607
56086
6 911158

64 876
1855
256 234


322 96
322 965


126 383

1 227 827
16 758 74 9
87 160
193793
18 267 529
24 32 5
18 291 854
18 165 179
126 67 5

18 269 950
384075
583 91 3
19 237 938
1 409 14 5
17 502172
122 97 8
203 64 3

126 972
1196230
5258
84
1 332 544
385 971

46 350 56 6
1 710 21 3

409 084
380 187
789 271
182090
232888
414 978
591174
613075
1204 24 9
18238
1525
2 660

236 750
259 902
5 716 06 1
55133
56138
6 324 584

1662 34 5
1547 467
49 256 902
312 705
701018
53 482 437
240 439
23000 004

34 090
32 80 6
796 835
4355
5 94 7
1450
875 483


i ii 4. 4 4. 4. 4 -


5.3
6,725

1.02
41.0
2 .9
6 .9
2,880
1,264
306
30.8

70.3
56.1
63.2
55.6

19.0
54,172

22.t


7.5
10,087

1.04
42.1
23.7
65.8
2,966
1,339
276
31.8

75.9
52.1
64.0
59.4

17.2
50,223

27.2


6.9
8,779

1.04
41.1
25.1
66.2
2,904
1,273
281
30.9

74.2
49.9
62.1
60.2

17.3
49,461


27.6


9.5
21,212

1.03
46.6
33.5
80.1
4,076
2,222
353
47.6

61.0
55.6
58.2
51.7
18.2
73,045

25.0


7.7
15,091

1.03
43.7
31.1
74.8
3,672
1,963
355
44.9

61.3
55.7
58.5
51.9
18.6
67,606

27.3


7.8
11,578

1.04
42.8
25.3
68.1
3,148
1,483
288
34.6

73.0
52.8
62.9
58.0

17.3
53,789

26.9


7.0
9,621

1.04
41.5
25.9
67.4
3,017
1,374
291
33.1

72.2
50.8
61.6
58.9

17.5
51,945

27.5


4.8
6,669

1.00
43.8
23.9
67.7
3,040
1,390
311
31.7

72.6
56.4
64.7
57.3

17.7
53,411

21.1


5.4
6,362

1.00
37.8
22.7
60.5
2,658
1,187
285
31.4

70.5
54.1
62.4
57.5

18.2
47,933

22.1


4.8
6,066

1.02
43.5
22.8
66.
2,94"
1,266
329
29.1

69.2
62.0
65.5
51.8

20.9
61,089


18.0


STRICT


1954


126 342

1 588 001
15 378 078
78 103
93 69 9
17 137 881
26 230
17 164 111
17 059 527
104 584

17142 407
293 143
582 947
18 018 497
1 822 090
15 988 244
111 905
96 25

215 005
1045 167
5225
48
1 265 445
361657

41 941 044
1519 597

374 841
337 755
712 596
170 337
218 561
388 898
545 178
556 316
1 101494
17 079
742
3 103

306 527
285 462
5 161822
48 720
26 526
5829059

1776 347
1 534 543
44 731 014
295 664
363 140
48 700 906
209 50
20 629 994

53 320
44 013
725 470
4 248
2683
1549
83148


4.5
5,443
1.02
41.8
22.8
64.6
2,855
1,209
324
29.0

68.8
60.7
64.7
52.6

20.6
58,571

18.1


Excludes the returns of the Atlanta and West coint R. P.; Clinchfield R. R. and Georgia R. R. which filed no reoorts because of strike.
* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


Subject to rezo,


UNIVERSITY OF FL ORIDA


III COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 8245 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ONOMICS AND SArA



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways 0

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 1955 AND 1954


ITEM
NO.


i


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

APRIL 1955










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT BOONOMUS AND STATISTIC


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways t
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL 1955 AND 1954


Statement No. M.-211 (OSA)


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT E
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month#..................... 222 989 223 035 52 245 52 390 8086 8 061 60 331 60 451 36 247 36 226 126 411 126 358 1
2. Train-. il.e (locomotle-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-01. Stea locosotive-propelld trains ................. 16 975867 23634000 6 102751 6 839 559 3093636 2 910087 9 196387 9749646 3052 498 4 973379 4 726982 8 910975 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electric locoMotlv-propelled train .......... 129 271 784 118 736 676 39 090 548 36 112 636 5 609 962 4 533 114 44 700 510 40 645 950 18 993005 18 539 524 65 57u 269 59 551202 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotie-propelled train ................. 2 444 77 2215175 1 924 377 1 751 534 189 706 163 039 2 114 083 114 573 330 194 300 602 2-03
2-04. Other locoootive-propelled trains .................... 781 850 308 464 10 459 10 459 771 391 308 464 2-04
2-05. Total locootive-propelled trained .................... 149473778 144 894315 47 117 676 44 703 929 8 903763 7 606240 56 021 439 52 310169 22 045 503 23 512903 71 406 836 69071243 2-05
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ............................ 96 997 96 810 -- -- 96 997 96 810 2-06
2-07. Total train-il.............................. ...... 149570775 144 991125 47 117 67 44703929 8903763 7606240 56 021439 52310169 22 045 503 23 512 903 71503833 69168053 2-0?
2-08. Ordinary .................................. ... 148111089 143 627388 46416903 44 033355 8782 819 7534789 55199722 51568144 21894306 23 338 502 71017061 68720742 2-08
2-09. Light ........................................ 1459686 1363737 700773 670574 120944 71451 821717 742025 151197 174401 486 772 447311 2-09
3. Road locomotve-ailes:
3-01. Principal .......................................... 149 495 554 144 927 121 47 124 982 44 715 978 8 907 833 7 609 815 56 032 815 52 325 793 22 044 573 23510 821 71 418 166 69090507 3-01
3-02. Belper (excludes B and trailing *A units) ......... 3 599718 3350683 1 857059 1 832 037 270 583 225278 2 127642 2057 315 36 591 130550 1 435485 1162 818 3-02
3-03. Light ............................................... 5465142 5500657 2 355657 2316035 407703 304354 2 763360 2620389 345286 389289 2 356496 249097 9 3-03
3-04. Total locomoti-mile ............................... 158 560 414 153 778 461 51 337 698 48 b64 050 9 586 119 8 139 447 60 923 817 57 003 497 22 426 450 24 030 660 7 210 147 72 744 304 3-04
3-05. Total, st.e only .................................... 19 394065 26577822 7 142854 790110 3 543 612 3281494 10686466 11189604 3180551 5247342 5 527048 10140876 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-ulectric only .......................... 135 535 563 124 318 230 42 049 129 38 995 47 5 820 758 4 681 800 47 869 887 43 677 275 10 245 899 18 783 318 68 419 777 61 857 637 3-06
307. Total, electric only ................................ 2 818748 2 562284 2 145 715 1960465 209 846 176 153 2 355 561 2 136618 463187 425 666 3-07
3-08. Total. other ......................................... 812 038 320 125 11903 11 903 800 135 320 125 3-08
Train-switching locomotltve-ale.:
3-09. Steam locomotives................................... 1 910 382 2 793 391 700 014 922159 367293 420739 1 067307 1 342898 303 863 439227 539212 1011266 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locootiv .......................... 11 792 386 10574 689 4 788 678 432 601 437 639 305 744 5 226 317 4638 345 1 940 128 1 932 953 4 625941 4 003391 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotives ................................. 214 039 202 835 184 059 174 006 10 189 9 605 194 248 183 611 19 791 19 224 3-11
3-12. Other locootives... ................................. 421 216 133 133 288 210 3-12
3-13. Total ........................................ 13917 228 13571131 5 672751 5428766 815254 736 088 6 488 005 6164 854 2 243991 2 372180 5 185 232 5 034097 3-13
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal. inl. in 3-13 ...... 3 432 915 3 327 764 1 220 586 1 168 173 78 338 60 377 1 298 924 1 228 550 619163 635 706 1 514 828 1 463 508 3-14
Diesel-olectrie unit miles:
3-15. Road ... ............................. ...... 336 15674 305 599 805 93 988779 7 668201 12 839559 10 704045 106 828338 9857246 47667229 44037 862 181 660707 162 989697 3-15
3-16. Train itching ..................................... 16050171 14487012 6313340 5 766 589 631661 476222 6945001 6242811 2504396 2476344 6600774 5767857 3-16
6. Car-ailes (thousands):
-01. Loadedeast or north ................................ 3456903 3230392 1148707 1063940 215031 172276 1 363738 1236216 515554 500414 1577611 1493762 -01
4-02. Loaded, vest or south ................................ 2797 920 2580305 755 578 710452 178693 149 922 934271 660374 399759 385 901 1 463890 1334030 6-02
-03. Loaded, total... ................... 6 254823 5 810 697 1 904285 1 774392 393724 322 198 2 298009 2 096 59 915 313 886315 3 041 501 2 627792 -03
4-04. empty. east or north ................................. 1 401 593 1 376 405 364 518 378 801 122 711 108 370 487 229 487171 210 770 220 376 703 594 668 858 6-04
4-05. Empty. vest or south ................................. 2 125 538 2 034655 753 369 712 27 164 143 126 951 917 512 839238 308 025 314141 900 001 881276 t-05
-0o6. Empty, total ........................................ 3 527131 3411060 1117887 1091088 286854 235 321 1404741 1326409 518795 534 517 1603595 1550134 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................... 4858496 4606797 1 513225 1442741 337742 280646 1850967 1 723 37 726324 720790 2281 205 2162620 4-07
4-08. Loadedd an epty. west or south ...................... 4 923458 4614960 1 508947 1422739 342 836 276 873 1851783 1699612 707784 700042 2 363 891 2215 30o0 -08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 9 781 954 9 221757 3 022 172 2 65 460 680 578 557 519 3 702 750 3 422 999 1 434108 1420 832 4 645 096 4 377 926 6-09
4-10. Caboose, all direction .............................. 150 950 146620 47 842 45 763 9205 7 877 57 047 53 640 22275 23 981 71 628 68999 6-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all direction .............. 4 510 3 94 433 389 61 101 494 490 194 370 3 822 089 -11
4-12. Other paasuger-train car.. all direction ........... 15 444 17 114 2 539 3 15 143 139 2 682 3294 3 387 3 594 9 375 10 22 6 -12
5. Gross ton-alles of road locomotives and tenders (thou.):
5-01. Coal-burning stem locomotie ...................... 596 863 7 017 666 2 142 49 2 274 369 1 625 307 1475 812 3 767 556 3 750 181 902 924 1 455 201 926 383 1 612 24 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam loconoties ......................... 985 188 1 585 18 3 31537 985 188 1 553 646 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electrlc locootives ......................... 41 281 646 37 411322 11 402 687 10 671 623 1 620 795 1 338 097 13 023482 12009 720 5 852 803 5 338 319 22 405 361 20 063 283 5-03
5-04. Electric locooti ............................. 943 483 858 200 619 355 570 386 117 835 98115 737 190 668 501 206 293 189 699 5-0o
5-05. Other locomotive.................................... 227 194 88 195 6571 6 571 220 623 88 195 5-05
5-06. Total ................................... ..... 49034 74 46 96056 14 164 291 13 516 378 3370508 2912024 17534799 16428402 6755727 6825057 24743848 23707107 5-06
6. Gross too-ailes of cars, contents, and caboose. (thou.):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive train ........ 44 198 513 50 742 62 8 15 259 329 15 714 100 13 883 036 11 272 898 29 142 365 26 986 998 9 021132 13 093 810 6 035 016 10 661 820 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive train ......... 5 241 470 8 692 836 -- 197 935 3 241 470 8 494 901 6-02
6-03. Total n dieeel-electric locootiv train ........... 378 559745 340530598 112 976 391 104299 124 19 534412 15233 411 132 510 803 119 532535 54 916752 49260046 191 132190 171 738017 6-03
6-0. Total n electric locootve traln .................. 8 544 596 7 825 559 6 513 656 5 988 841 840 300 707 805 7 353 956 6 696 646 1 190 640 1128 913 6-04
6-05. Total in other locomotiv and motorcar trains ........ 2 728 312 1 132 319 55 407 55 407 2 672 905 1 132 31 9 6-05
6-06. Total In all freight train ......................... 439 272 636 408923940 134 749376 126 002 0656 34 313155 27214114 169 062 531 153216179 63937 884 62551791 206 272 221 193 155 970 6-o6
6-07. Total of pass. train car and contents incl. In 6-06 1 122 246 1159422 163253 183 867 11 936 15229 175189 199116 200 590 225 635 746467 734671 6-07
7; Net tcn-siles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............ 196 182 114 179 739 747 60 128 395 55 286 060 18606 472 14446 937 78 734 867 69 732 997 29 181 462 28 059 462 88 265785 81 947 288 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locowotive-propelled trains ....... 924 915 1 213 702 397 933 463 768 191 516 185 404 589 449 649 172 191 083 285 32 3 144 383 279 207 8-01
8-02. 011-burnln steam locomotive-propelled trains ........ 121024 248 19 7 562 121 024 240 628 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locceotive-propelled train .......... 6 689 806 6 083 79 2 246882 2 042 307 294 529 223671 2 541 411 2265 978 1 057 013 1014 878 3 091 382 2 02 940 8-03
8-04. Electric locotctie-proDelled trained ................. 122 819 114 220 95 187 88 567 10 893 8 986 106 080 97 573 16 739 16 647 8-04
8-05. Other locootive-propelled trained .................... 23 623 9 26 606 606 23 017 9 263 8-05
8-C6. Motoroar-propelled trained ............................ 5 804 5 850 5 804 5 850 8-06
8-07. Total train-hours .................................... 7 887991 7675021 2740 02 2594662 497544 418061 3 237546 3 012 723 1 248096 1307763 3 402349 3354 535 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-il... ordinary ................................ 5.5 5.4 7.4 7.0 9.1 7.8 7.6 7.1 5.0 5.4 4.7 4.5 9-01
9-02. hlt ton-ailes ........... .................. 7,332 6,716 9,591 8,794 19.176 14,935 10,875 9,613 6,709 6,455 5.819 5,404 9-02
10. Aerages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Locor.otive-mles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.04 1.04 1 1.0 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ............................ 42.2 40.5 41.0 40.3 44.8 42.8 41.6 40.7 41.8 38.0 42.8 41.1 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-lles ............................. 23.8 23.7 24.1 24.8 32.7 31.2 25.5 25.7 23.7 22.9 22.6 22.6 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 66.0 64.2 65.1 65.1 77.5 74.0 67.1 66.4 65.5 60.9 65.4 63.7 10-04
10-05. Groes ton-iles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 2,966 2,847 2,903 2,862 3,907 3,612 3,063 2,971 2,920 2,680 2,905 2,811 10-05
10-06. Net ton-uiles ....................................... 1,325 1,251 1,295 1,256 2,119 1,917 1,426 1,352 1,333 1,202 1,243 1,192 10-06
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomctive-rile 309 305 276 277 352 358 288 288 301 284 329 326 11
12. Hat ton-mlles per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.4 30.9 31.6 31.2 47.3 44.8 34.3 33.3 31.9 31.7 29.0 29.0 12
13. Car-nile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent cf total car-mits. east or north ........... 71.2 70.1 75.9 73.7 63.7 61.4 73.7 71.7 71.0 69.4 69.2 69.1 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-iles, est or s th ...........56.8 55.9 50.1 49.9 52.1 54.1 50.5 50.6 56.5 55.1 61.9 60.2 13-02
13-03. Frrent of total car-miles .ll direction .......... 63.9 63.0 63.0 61.9 57.9 57.8 62.1 61.3 63.8 62.4 65.5 64.6 13-0
13-04. Percent seat or north of total oar-lle ............ 55.3 55.6 60.3 60.0 54.6 53.5 59.3 59.0 56.3 56.5 51.9 52.8 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-tiles ...................... ................ 19.0 18.9 17.2 17.2 17.9 18.2 17.3 17.4 17.7 18.0 21.0 20.6 14-l1
16-c2. ur:.se ton-r.lss (sxcl. locomotives d tenders) ..... 55,689 53,280 49,179 48,562 68,965 65,096 52,219 50,856 51,228 47,831 60,626 57,581 1-602
15. Percent train-nltch;liu hours at way stations of
tctal traln-hurs..* ........................................ 22.2 22.2 27.1 27.4 24.7 26.9 26.7 27.3 21.7 22.1 18.0 17.7 15


S Excludes the returns of the Atlanta and West Point R. R.; Clinchfield R. R. and Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period.
* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminals.


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways /
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 1955 AND 1954


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
MAY 1955


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EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM __POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
__NO.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ..................... 222 937 223 013 52 239 52 392 8076 8071 60315 60 463 36 241 36 198 126381 126352 1
2. Traln-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Staaa locomotive-propelld trains ........... ....... 4733090 5102260 1725134 1559229 899096 744287 2624230 2303516 739831 1074222 1369029 1724522 2-01
2-02. Dlsesl-electric loconmotL-propelled trains .......... 34 249 054 31 620 759 10 321123 9 501945 1 519 779 1 243 273 11 840 902 10 745 218 5 151 893 4 886 550 17 256 259 15 988 991 2-02
2-03. leCtric locootive-propelled trains ................. 678240 582 372 537008 463 186 4858 38 781 585 596 501967 92 644 80 405 2-0 C
2-04. Other looomotive-propelled trains .................... 216 699 125 181- 216 699 125 181 2-0
2-05. Total locomotive-propslled trains ................... 39 877083 37430572 12 583265 11524360 2 467463 2026 341 15050728 13550701 5 891724 5960772 18 934 631 17 919099 2-0 L
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ............................ 27 434 25 431- 27 434 25 431 2-0
2-07. Total trai-miles ........................... ....... 39 904517 37456003 12583265 11524 360 2467463 2026341 15050728 13550701 5891724 5 960772 18 962065 17 944 530 2-07(
2-08. Ordinary ............................................. 39 452 119 37090644 1236111 5 11341594 2432 843 2002940 14793958 13 344 534 5 843286 5924171 18 814 875 17 822139 2-08
2-09. Light ............................. ......... 452 398 365 159 222 150 182 766 34 620 23 401 256 770 206 167 48 438 36601 147 190 122 391 2-09
3. Road locomotlve-ailes:
3-01. Principal .......................................... 39 883 342 37436548 12584805 11526413 2468575 2027224 15053380 13553 637 5891545 5960145 18 935417 17 922 766 3-01
3-02. Belper (excludes B Eand trailing 'A"units) ......... 1043926 888274 576488 461675 75361 57361 651849 519036 9725 29760 382352 339478 3-02
3-03. Light ............................ ........... ....... 1 525 343 1 425 610 676 169 558912 112 320 83 296 788 489 642 208 93 639 97 717 643 21 5 685 685 3-03
3-04. Total locoeotliv-miles ............................... 42 452 611 39750432 13837462 12547000 2656256 2167881 16 493 718 14714881 5994909 6087622 19 963 984 18 947929 3-04
3-05. Total, steam only ...................................... 5 474 818 5 784 606 2091 980 1772597 1025063 843 479 3117043 2 616076 771 881 1 135 291 1 585 894 2033 239 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-electrl; only .......................... 535 962 224 33167 343 11144049 10263927 1 577 625 1282 587 12721674 11546514 5 223028 4952 331 18017522 16668498 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only ................................. 787 653 670 112 601 433 510 476 53 568 41 815 655 001 552 291 132 652 117 821 3-07
3-08. Total, other ......................................... 227 916 128 371 227 91 6 128 371 3-08
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-09. Steam locomotive .................................... 503 714 603 456 187 230 196 864 103069 98 575 290 299 295 439 68 443 95 360 144 972 214 657 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locootves .................. ....... 3128 945 2 732 94 1246 935 1073 829 114 658 84 652 1 361593 1 158481 526 664 490754 1 240688 1083713 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotives ................................. 57 467 54 218 48 622 46 107 2 74 6 2 502 51 368 48 609 6099 5609 3-11
3-12. Other locomotives .................................... 7 2 6 6 7 2 66 3-12
3-13. Total ............................................. 3 690 198 3 390 688 1 482 787 1316 800 220 473 185 729 1 703260 1 502 529 595 107 584 114 1 391 831 1304045 3-13
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals ncl. in 3-13 ...... 895 225 858 012 305 659 292 350 22 285 17 543 327 944 309 893 152 50 5 155 819 414 776 392 300 3-14
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................... ........ 89 363 624 81679011 24970532 23294430 3 492 934 2911295 28463466 26205 725 12907481 11725220 47 992 677 43 748066 3-15
3-16. rain evitohin ...................................... 4252146 3 759 849 1640336 1449329 162863 128739 1803199 1578068 688821 636953 1760126 1544828 3-16
4. Car-aile (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................ 960 545 873 856 319458 288 208 60 553 45 514 380011 333722 143 874 132 090 436 660 408 044 4-01
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................ 771187 674846 210270 182 550 55 970 43887 266240 226437 103148 93 368 401799 355041 4-02
4-03.Loaded,total .............................................. 1 731732 1548702 529728 470758 116523 89401 646251 560 159 247022 225458 838459 763085 -03
4-04. Empty, east or north ................................. 366 549 345 258 91 654 90 32 9 38 220 30 298 129 874 120 627 51 910 51 775 184 765 172856 4-0l
4-05. empty. west or sauth ................................. 568 996 559 755 197 891 198 136 42 850 34 384 240 741 232 520 86342 83 137 241 913 244098 4-05
4-06. Empty, total ......................................... 935545 905013 289545 288465 81070 64682 370615 353147 138252 134912 426678 416954 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ........ ................. 1 327094 1 219 114 411112 378 537 98773 75 812 509 885 454 34 9 195 784 .183 865 621 425 580900 4-07
t-08. Loaded and empty. west or south ...................... 1340183 1 234601 408161 380686 98820 78271 506981 458957 189490 176505 643712 599139 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 2667277 2453715 819273 759223 197593 154083 1016866 913 306 385274 360370 1265137 1180039 4-09
4-10. Caboose, all directions ............................40 437 37 781 12 807 11 717 2 556 2 078 15 363 13 795 5 971 6 101 19 103 17885 4-10
4-l1. Passenger carrying cars all directions .............. 1 417 1 304 141 140 20 20 161 160 55 93 1 201 1051 4-11
4-12. Other passeneer-train cas, all direction .......... 5 292 5768 551 841 37 35 5 58 876 620 648 4084 4244 4-12
5. Oross ton-liles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnin steam locomotires ....................... 1583318 1561452 640946 528669 467 802 382529 1108748 911198 221396 324 173 253174 326081 5-01
5-02. Oil-burnlng steam locootiTs ............................ 316 587 367 938 1 133 316 587 5366805 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .......................... 11001414 10012 175 3027078 2 832 805 438 715 367089 3 465 793 3 199 894 1600 644 1424468 5934977 53878 13 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotives ................................. 261 664 228 220 171 899 153 596 29 716 23 037 201 615 176 633 60 049 51 587 5-04
5-05. Other locomotives .................................... 62 937 35 387 62 937 35 387 5-05
5-06. Total ................................................ 13225920 12 205 172 3 839923 3515070 936233 772655 4776156 4287725 1822040 1749774 6627724 6167673 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thouo):
6-01. Total In coal-burni ngteam ocootire trains ........ 13445813 12164544 4891167 3974324 4275441 3096403 9166608 7070727 2305502 3010225 1973703 2083592 6-01
6-02. Total In oil-b4nin stea locomotive trains ......... 1 874136 1 990 315 7 429 1 874136 1982 886 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ........... 103 851 690 93695624 31075735 28628359 5696149 4394481 36771 884 33022 840 14 980 850 12 771 876 52098956 47900908 6-03
6-04. Total In electric locomotive trains .................. 2 467 729 2 100 802 1903 837 1626708 210 765 163732 2 114 602 1 790 440 353127 310 362 6-0*
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 803 868 460 929 803 86 8 460 929 6-05
6-06. Total inall freight trains .......................... 122443236 110412 214 37 870739 34229 391 10182355 7654616 48053094 41884007 17 286352 15 789 530 57103790 52 738677 6-O6
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents incl. In -06 393 520 387497 37143 49 880 3406 3 470 40549 53 350 60330 40004 292 641 294143 6-07
7. het tcn-miles, revenue and nonrsvenue (thousands) ............ 55 833253 48890734 17566 916 15213845 563654 2 4132475 23203458 19346 320 7888331 7000037 24741 464 22 544 377 7
8. Train-hour* (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam loconotive-propelled trains ....... 252 017 267 361 114 34 6 102 471 55 293 45 449 169 639 147 920 45 570 62 026 36 808 57 415 8-01
8-02. 011-brning steam locomotive-propelled trains ........ 39 14 5 50 357 232 39 14 5 50 125 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 1 791 39 8 1 612 69 9 598 58 5 531 879 77 39 61 140 675 97 5 593 019 286 509 260 331 828 914 759 349 8-03
8-04. Electric locomtive-propelled trains ................... 34 759 28 715 27 2353 22 131 2 709 2 077 29 94 2 24 20 4 817 4 507 8-o
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 6 82 3 3 820 6 823 3 620 8-05
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train. ............................ 1 60 9 1 571 1 60 9 1 571 8-06
8-07. Total train-hours .................................... 2125751 1964523 740164 656481 135392 108666 875556 765147 332079 322589 918116 876787 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Average per aile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ................................ 5.7 5.4 7.6 7.0 9.7 8.0 7.9 7.1 5.2 5.3 4.8 4.6 9-01
9-02. hlt ton-.lie ....................................... 8,079 7,072 10,848 9,367 22,514 16,517 12,410 10,322 7,021 6,238 6,315 5,756 9-02
10. Averaes per train-aile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Locomotive-milel (principal and helper) ............. 1.03 1.02 1.05 1.04 1.03 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight ca-miles ............................ 3.9 41.8 42.9 41. 47.9 44.6 43.7 42.0 42.3 38.0 44.5 42.8 10-02
10-03. empty fright car-il...................... .... 23.7 24.4 23.4 25.4 33.3 32.3 25.0 26.4 23.6 22.8 22.7 23.4 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-iles (excluding caboose) ..67.6 66.2 66.3 66.9 81.2 76.9 68.7 68.4 65.9 60.8 67.2 66.2 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ... 3,104 2,977 3,06 3,018 4,185 3,822 3248 3139 2,958 2,665 3,035 2,959 10-05
10-06. Net ton-iles....................................... 1,415 1,318 1,421 1,341 2,317 2,063 1.568 1,450 1.350 1,182 1.315 1,265 10-06
11. Gross ton-mile of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-rile 312 307 278 280 352 356 290 291 304 287 332 326 11
12. eot ton-ailes per loaded car-mile ....................... .......32.2 31.6 33.2 32.3 48.4 462 35.9 34.5 31.9 31.0 29.5 29.5 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total r-il. at or north ........... 72.4 71.7 77.7 76.1 61.3 60.0 74.5 73.5 73.5 71.8 70. 70.2 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or scuth ........... 57.5 54.7 51.5 48.0 566 56.1 2.5 49.3 54 52.9 62. 59.3 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 64.9 63.1 64,7 62.0 59.0 58.0 63.6 61.3 64.1 62.6 66.3 64.7 13-0?
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-iles ............ 55.5 56.4 60.3 61.2 52.0 50.9 58.8 59.6 58.2 58.6 52.1 53.5 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
1-01. Train-mlles ........................................ 18.8 19.1 17.0 17.6 18.2 18.6 17.2 17.7 17.7 18.5 20.7 20.5 14-01
14-C2. Uro.s ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 57,600 56,203 51,165 52,141 75,206 70,442 54,883 54,740 52,055 48,946 62,197 60,150 14-02
15. Percent traln-switchil, hours at way stations of
total train-hours* .......................... .............. 21.9 21.5 26.5 26.0 24.4 25.8 26.2 26.0 22.2 22.1 17.7 17.3 15


0 Exoludes the returns of the Atlanta and West Point R. R.; Clinohfleld R. R. and Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
Exoludes witohing time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


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BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 118 reports of freight train statistics representing 126 railways A
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAX 1955 AND 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. Piles of road operated at close of month .................... 222 978 223 031 52 245 52 390 8085 8063 60 330 60453 36 246 36221 126 402 126 357
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locoootive-propelled trains ................... 21 708957 28 736260 7 827 885 8398788 3 992732 3 654374 11820 617 12053162 3 792329 6 047 601 6 096011 10635497 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotlve-propelled trains .......... 163 520 838 150 357 435 49 411 671 45 614 781 7 129 741 5 776 387 56 541 412 51 391168 24 144 898 23 426 074 82 834 528 75 540193 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotie-propelled trains ................. 3 122 517 2 797 547 2 461 385 2 214 720 238 294 201 820 2 699 679 2 416 540 422 838 381007 2-03
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 998 549 433 645 10 459 10 459 988 090 433 645 2-04
2-05. Total locootive-propelled trains .................... 189 350 861 182 324 887 59 700 941 56 228289 11 371 226 9 632581 71 072167 65 860 870 27 937227 29473675 90 341 467 86 990342 2-05
2-06. Notoroar-propelled trains ............................ 124 431 122 241 124 431 122 241 2-06
2-07. Total train-ile .................................... 189 475 292 182 447128 59 700 941 56 228 289 11 371 226 9 632 581 71 072 167 65 860 870 27 937 227 29 473 675 90 465 898 87 112 583 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ............................................ 187 563 208 180 718232 58778018 55374949 11215662 9 537729 69 993680 64912678 27 77 592 29 262 673 89 831936 86 542 881 2-08
2-09. Light ................................................ 1 912 084 1 728 896 922 923 853 340 155 564 94 852 1 078 487 948 192 199 635 211002 633 962 569 702 2-09
3. Road loomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal ........................................... 189378236 182 363669 59 709787 56242391 11375 748 9 637039 71085535 65879430 27 936 118 29470966 90356583 87 013 273 3-01
3-02. elper (eocludes "B" and trailing A- unit) ......... 4 643 644 4238 957 2 433 547 2293 712 345 944 282639 2 779491 2 576 351 46 316 160 310 1 817 837 1 502 296 3-02
3-03. Light .......................................... 6 990 485 6 926 267 3 031 826 2 874 947 520 023 387 650 3 551 849 3 262 597 438 925 487 006 2 999 711 3 176 664 3-03
3-04. Total locomotiv,-miles ............................... 201 012 365 193 528 893 65 175 160 61 411050 12 241 715 10 307 328 77 416 875 71 718 378 28 421 359 30 118 282 95 174 131 91 692 233 3-04
3-05. Total, stea only .................................... 24 868 883 32 362 428 9 234 834 9680707 4 568675 4 124973 13 803509 13 805680 3 952432 6 382 633 7 112 942 12 174115 3-05
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .......................... 171 497127 157485 573 53 193178 49259 402 7 397 723 5 964387 60 590901 55223 789 24 468 927 23 735649 86 437 299 78 526 135 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only ................................ 3 606 401 3232 396 2 747 148 2 470 941 263414 217 968 3 010 562 2 688 909 595 839 543 487 3-07
3-08. Total, other ......................................... 1 039 954 448 496 11 903 11 903 1 028 051 448 496 3-08
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-09. Steam locomotives .................................... 2 415 674 3 396 847 887 244 1119 023 470 362 519 314 1 357 606 1 638 337 373 884 532 587 684 184 1 225 923 3-09
3-10. Dielal-electric locomotives .......................... 14 921 331 13307637 6 035 613 5 406 430 552 297 390396 6 587 910 5 796 826 2 466 792 2 423 707 5 866 629 5 087104 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotives ............................... 271 506 257 053 232 681 220 113 12 935 12 107 245 616 232 220 25 890 24 833 3-11
3-12. Other locomotives .................................... 493 282 133 133 360 28 2 3-12
3-13. Total ................................................ 17 609 004 16 961 819 7 155 538 6 745 566 1 035 727 921 817 8 191 265 7 667 383 2 840 676 2 956 294 6 577 063 6 338 142 3-13
3-14. iles initial and final terminal incl. in 3-13 ...... 4 328140 4 185776 1 526 245 1460523 100 623 77 920 1 626868 1 538443 771668 791525 1 929604 1 855 808 3-14
Diessl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ............................................... 425 519 898 387 278 816 118 959 311 111 162 631 16 332 493 13 615 340 135 291 804 124 777 971 60 574 710 55 763082 229 653 384 206 737 763 3-15
3-16. Train esitohing ...................................... 20 302 317 18 246 861 7 953 676 7 215 918 794 524 604 961 8 748 200 7 820 879 3 193 217 3 113 297 8 360 900 7 312685 3-16
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ............................... 4417 448 4104248 1468165 1352148 275 584 217790 1743749 1569938 659428 632504 2014271 1901806 4-01
4-02. Loaded, west or outh ................................ 3 569107 3255151 965 848 893002 234663 193 809 1200511 1086811 502 907 479269 1865689 1689071 --02
4-03. Loaded, total ... .................................... 7986 555 7 359 399 2 434 013 2 245 150 510 247 411599 2 944 260 2 656 749 1 162 335 1111773 3 879 960 3 590 877 -03
4-04. Epty, east or north ................................. 1 768 142 1 721663 456 172 469 130 160 931 138 668 617 103 607 798 262 680 272 151 88 359 841714 4-04
4-05. Empty. west or south................................ 2 694534 2594410 951 260 910423 206993 161335 1158253 1071758 394367 397278 1 141 914 1125374 4-05
4-06. Empty, total...................................... 4 462 676 4 316 073 1 407 432 1 379 553 367 924 300003 1 775 356 1 679 556 657047 669 429 2 00 273 1 967088 -06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................... 6 185 590 5 825 911 1 924337 1 821278 436 515 356458 2 360 852 2177736 922 108 904655 2902 630 2 743520 4-07
4-08. Loaded and enpty, est or south ...................... 6 263 641 5 849 561 1 917 108 1 803 425 441 656 355 144 2 358 764 2 158 569 897 274 876 547 3 007 603 2 814445 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 12 449 231 11 675 472 3 841 445 3 624 703 878 171 711602 4 719 616 4 336 305 1 819 382 1 781202 5 910 233 5 557 965 4-09
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................. 191 387 184 401 60 649 57 480 11 761 9 955 72 410 67 435 28 246 30082 90 731 86 884 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions .............. 5 536 5 253 574 529 81 121 655 650 249 463 4 632 4 140 4-11
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions ........... 20 737 22 882 3 090 3 996 180 174 3 270 4 170 4 007 4 242 13 460 14 470 4-12
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnain steam locomotives ....................... 7 180181 8 579118 2 783195 2803038 2b93109 1858341 4876 304 4661379 1124320 1 779 374 1 179 557 2138 365 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning stem locomotives ....................... 1 301 775 1 953 121 -- 32 670 1 301 775 1 920 451 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ........................ 52 283 060 47 423 497 14 429 765 13 504428 2 059 510 1 705 186 16 489 275 15 209 614 7 453 447 6 762 787 28 340 338 25 451096 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotive ................................. 1 205 147 1086 420 791 254 723 982 147 551 121152 938 805 845 134 266 342 241286 5-04
5-05. Other locomotives .................................... 290 131 123 582 6 571 6 571 283 560 123 582 5-05
5-06. Total ................................................ 62 260 294 59165 738 18004214 17 031 448 4 306 741 3 684 679 22 310 955 20 716 127 8 577 767 8 574 831 31 371 572 29 874 780 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and caboosee (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locootive trains ........ 57 644 326 62 907 172 20 150 496 19688424 18 158477 14369301 38 308973 34057 725 11 326 634 16 104035 8 008 719 12 745 412 6-01
6-02. Total in oil- rningl steam locomotive trains ......... 7 115 606 10 683 151 205 364 7 115 606 10 477 787 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ........... 482 411 435 434 226 222 144 052 126 132 927 483 25 230 561 19 627 892 169 282 687 152 555 375 69 897 602 62 031922 243 231 146 219 638 925 6-03
6-04. Total In electric locomotive trains .................. 11 012 325 9 926 361 8 417 493 7 615 549 1051065 871537 9 468 558 8 487086 1 543 767 1439275 6-04
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 3 532 180 1 593 248 55 407 55 407 3 476 773 1 593 248 6-05
6-06. Total in all freight trains .......................... 561 715 872 519 336 154 172 620 115 160 231 456 44 495 510 34 868 730 217 115 625 195 100 186 81 224 236 78 341321 263 376 O11 245 894 647 6-06
4-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents incl. In 6-06 1 491174 1 546919 200 399 233 767 15 342 18699 215 741 252466 260920 265639 1 014 513 1028 814 6-07
7. Net tcn-mles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............ 252 015367 228 630 481 77 695 311 70 499 905 24 243 014 18 579 412 101 938 325 89 079 317 37 069 793 35 059 499 113 007 249 104 491 665 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-owitching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locorotlve-propelled train ....... 1 176 932 1 481063 512 279 566 239 246 809 230 853 759088 797 092 236 653 347 34 9 181 191 336 622 8-01
8-02. Oil-burning steam locomotie-cropelled trained ........ 160 169 298 547 -- 7 794 1 16169 290 753 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric loccmotive-propelled trains.......... 8 481 204 7 696495 2 845 467 2 574186 371 919 284 811 3 217 386 2 858 997 1 343 522 1275209 3 920 296 3 562289 8-03
8-04. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................. 157 578 142 935 122 420 110 718 13 602 11063 136 022 121 781 21 556 21154 8-04
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 30 446 13 083 606 606 6 -8 29 840 13 083 8-05
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ............................ 7 413 7 42 1 7 413 7 421 8-06
8-07. Total train-hours ............................. ... 10 013 742 9 639 544 3 480 166 3251143 632 936 526 727 4 113 102 3 777 870 1 580 175 1 630352 4 320 465 4231322 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ................................ 5.6 5.4 7.5 7.0 9.2 7.8 7.7 7.1 5.1 5.4 4.7 4.5 9-01
9-02. Met ton-niles ........................................ 7,485 6,789 9,849 8,912 19,858 15,260 11,190 9,758 6,773 6,410 5,921 5,477 9-02
10. Averages per trai.n-ile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Locomotie-miles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.04 1.04 1.03 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-iles ............................ 42.6 40.7 41.4 40.6 45.5 43.2 42.0 40.9 41.9 38.0 43.2 41.5 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-iles ............................. 23.8 23.9 24.0 24.9 32.8 31.4 25.4 2.9 23.7 22.9 22.6 22.7 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-iles (excluding caboose) ..66.4 6.6 65.4 65.5 78.3 74.6 67.4 66.8 65.6 60.9 65.8 64.2 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tender) ..... 2,995 2,874 2,937 2,894 3,967 3,656 3,102 3,006 2,928 2,677 2,932 2,841 10-05
10-06. Net ton-ciles ....................................... 1,344 1,265 1,322 1,273 2.162 1,948 1,456 1,372 1,336 1,198 1.258 1,207 I0-06
11. Groes ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locooctive-rile 310 306 2?6 277 352 357 288 289 302 285 330 326 11
12. Net ton-miles per loaded ear-mile ........................ I 31.6 31.1 31.9 31.4 47.5 45.1 34.6 33.5 31.9 31.5 29.1 29.1 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north ........... 71.4 70.6. 74.2 63.1 61.1 73.9 72.1 71.5 69.9 69.4 69.3 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ........... 57.0 55.6 50.4 49.5 53.1 54.6 50. 50.3 56.0 54.7 62.0 60.0 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 64.2 63.0 63.4 61.9 58.1 57.8 62.4 61.3 63.9 62.4 65.6 64.6 13-0o
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-miles ............ 55.3 55.8 60.3 60.2 54.0 52.9 59.2 59.1 56.7 56.9 51.9 53.0 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Trai-il-les. ........................................ 18.9 18.9 17.2 17.3 18.0 18.3 17.3 17.4 17.7 18.1 20.9 20.6 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locootives and tenders) ..... 56,095 53,876 49,601 49,285 70,300 66,199 52,786 51,643 51,402 48,052 60,960 58,113 14-02

15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of
total train-hour.. .......................... .............. 22.1 22.1 27.0 27.1 24.6 26.7 26.6 27.0 21.8 22.1 17.9 17.7 15


0 Excludes the returns of the Atlanta and Vest Point R. R.; Clinchfleld R. R. and Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike. U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1955 360314(1)
# Represents an average of the mileage Peported at the lose of each month within the period.
Exoludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.









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URmAU OF TRANSURT BoONOMACS AND STATISTIC


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 120 reports of freight train statistics representing 128 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 1955 AND 1954


Statement No.lM.-211 (OS-A)
JUNE 1955




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EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCWmoNa SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRITEM
SITEM __POCAHONTAS REGION I5NO.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954'
AGGREGATES 3 3
1. Nilel of road operated at lom of month ...................... 223392 223 539 52 236 52 390 8076 8071 60312 60 461 36 725 36741 126355 126 337
2. Trainmi-ses (locomotiv.-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01 Stesu oconotlipropplled trains ...................... 4963612 5165769 1682619 1504990 841144 743584 2523963 2248574 669115 947247 1770534 1969968 2-01
2-02. Disel-electric loconotiv-propelled trains .......... 34 059 164 31 138 559 10191126 9172 614 1490 72 3 1 201 500 11 681 849 10 374 114 5 113 557 4 800 712 17 263 758 15 963 733 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotlve-proplled train ................. 656 556 558 180 522 948 442 027 45 983 41711 566 931 483 736 87 625 74 442 2-03
2-04. Other looootive-propelled trained .................... 199 044 140 044 3484 3 484 199 644 136 560 2-04
2-05. Total locootire-propolled train ................... 39876976 37002 572 12 396 893 11119631 2377850 1 990279 14774 743 13 109 910 5 782 672 5747959 19321561 18144703 2-05
2-06. Motorcsr-propelled train ............................ 24 677 21067 24 677 21067 2-06
2-07. Total trin-iles................................... 39 903 653 3702,3 639 12396893 11119631 2377850 1990279 14774743 13109 910 5782 672 5747959 1934623 18165770 2-07
2-08. Ordinar ................................... ........ 39467693 36.638395 12176 679 10927742 2346276 1967100 14524955 12894 b42 5744328 5707399 19198410 18036154 2-08
2-09. Light ........................... ............... 435 960 385 244 218 214 191 b89 31574 23 179 249 786 215 06 8 36344 40 560 147 828 129 616 2-09
3. Road loomotive-lle.:
3-01. Principal ............................................ 39885180 37013644 12396106 11 123069 2378684 1991297 14776792 13114366 5781896 5747 248 19326490 18152030 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludes 'B "and trailing -A unite) ........ 1036 130 881714 540809 428432 68 716 51690 60952 480 122 14531 31262 412074 370 330 3-02
3-03. Liht ................................................ 1538373 1371464 656507 538244 103348 76748 759655 614 9 2 88484 90664 690034 665 08 3-03
3-0. Total locooti-il............................... 42459683 39266 22 13595 424 12089745 2550746 2 119735 16146172 14209 40 5 884913 5869174 20 428598 19188168 3-04
3-0. Total, ste. onl .................................... 5780544 5851930 2030893 1724118 954739 831695 2985632 2 55601.3 700674 1006708 2094238 2289209 3-05
3-06. Total, dleel-electric only .......................... 35722877 32 633 460 10 990189 9880306 1545353 1238489 12 535 542 11118795 5184239 4862466 18003096 16652199 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only ................................. 749469 638235 574 342 485 321 50656 45739 624996 531060 124471 107 175 3-07
3-08. Total, other ....................................... 206 793 143 197 3612 3612 206 793 139 585 3-08
Train-9itchin locmot lye-iles:
-0 steaocootive .................................... 511815 618765 185044 191 90 95507 98590 280 551 290180 62670 90477 166594 238106 3-09
3-10.Diesel-electric locomotives.......................... 3225283 2844750 1286 606 1096 201 110088 89068 1398894 1185 269 518827 488753 1307 562 1170728 3-10
3-11. Electric ocomotives................................. 59 561 51872 51087 44532 2 611 2 629 53 09 47161 5863 4711 3-11
3-12. othbr locomotivelr.................................... 78 84 78 84 3-12
3-13. Toal ....................................... 3 796737 3 515471 1524 937 1332323 208206 190287 1733143 1522 610 581497 579 230 1482097 1413631 313
3-1. Miles initial and final terminals iocl. in 3-13...... 925 799 880 480 327 906 290 315 15480 17 510 343386 307 25 131243 140026 451170 432629 3-.1
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
-. Road ............................................... 87395205 80015533 24502038 22500764 3386145 2811459 27888183 25 312 223 12502915 11372012 47004107 43331298 3-15
3-16. Train switching...................................... 4349236 3880951 1673994 1455710 155833 132062 1829827 1587772 680412 633825 1838997 1659354 3-16
4. Car-ail. (thousands):
4-01. loaded, sat or north ............................... 959531 855422 30964 270755 57977 43830 36743 314585 131344 123615 460346 417222 4-01l
-02. Loaded, west or south ................................ 745912 641 356 204585 172552 52 110 43192 256695 215744 100312 88717 388905 336 97 4-02
4-03. aded, total....................................... 1705443 1496780 514449 443 30 110087 87022 624536 530329 231656 212332 849251 754 119 403
--0. Impty.east or north ................................. 354556 332157 85855 84373 35929 30652 121784 115025 51846 48833 180926 168299 4.-4
-05. pty st or south ................................. 578075 564354 191776 189 362 43284 34703 235060 224065 76567 78589 266448 261700 4-05
-06. Empty total ........................................ 932 631 896511 277031 273735 79213 65355 356844 339090 128413 127 422 447374 429 99 -06
4-07. Loadd and rempty.eat ornorth ...................... 1314087 1 187 579 395719 355128 93 906 74482 489625 429610 183190 172448 641272 585521 4-07
4-08. Loaded and epty, est or south ...................... 1323987 1205712 396361 361914 95394 77895 491755 439609 176879 167306 655353 598597 i-08
4-09. Loaded and empt, total .............................. 2638074 2393 291 792080 717042 189300 152377 981380 869419 360069 339754 1296025 1184 118 409
4-10. Caboose, alldirectons.............................. 40406 37505 12031 11334 2459 2051 1090 13 385 5879 5908 19437 18212 10
-11. Passengercarrying arsl direction ..............1189 1155 163 141 24 21 187 162 117 79 885 914 4-11
-12. Other pa.nger-trln car, all directions ........... 5 571 6028 898 1 217 39 25 937 1 242 384 429 4250 4 5357 4-12
5. Gross ton-miles of rod locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnio steuamoam ttvl ....................... 1508798 1548949 608280 507 71 404896 377796 1013176 885667 205230 294003 290392 369279 5-01
5-02. Oil-burnint steam locomotives ...................... 479 797 423 033 479 797 423 033 5-02
5-03. Diesel-elctric locomotive ........................ 10739455 9810040 2962 37 2749 32 425135 352791 3387772 3102 119 1532898 1378820 5818785 5329101 5-03
5-04 electric locootive................................ 247 596 221149 164507 149 164 28058 25248 192565 174412 55031 46737 -0
5-05. Other locomotives ..........................5.......... 57 007 40 456 1 994 1994 57 00 7 38 462 5-05
5-06. Total............................................... 13032653 12043627 3735424 3406363 858089 757 829 4593513 4 164 192 173128 1 672 823 6701012 6206612 5-06
6. Oroels ton-miles of cars., contents. and cabeooes (thous):
6-0. Total in ooal-burni stea locomotive tran ...... 13088396 11996643 4784463 3778247 3958884 3155417 8743347 6933664 2101000 2704700 2244049 2358279 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-braning *team locomotive trains ......... 2 900 574 2 374 292 2 900 574 2 374 292 6-02
6-03 Ttal In dle.l-olectrio locomotive train ........1... 01971245 90 542 120 30152931 26761999 5502369 4167206 35655300 30929205 14056369 12151726 52259576 47461189 6-03
6-04 Totalinlectrilocomotivetrains................ 2358651 2007202 1830418 1534242 197717 186536 2028135 1720778 330516 286424 6-
6-05. Total In other locomotve. and eotorcmr trains ........ 680149 5035 627 23 911 23 911 680149 479 716 605
6-6. Totaln allfreight train .......................... 120999015 107423 684 36767812 32074480 9658970 7533070 46426782 39607558 16157369 14856426 58414864 52959900 6-o6
-07. Total of ps. train ca and contents ncl. in 6-6 371007 364174 54667 48095 3889 2946 58556 51041 29231 28305 283220 284828 6-07
7. let tcn-.iles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousand) ............ .. 54938405 47487295 17105296 14333 351 5344077 4060092 22449373 18393443 7474959 6646080 25014073 22447 7 72 7
8. Trai-hour (Incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-. CoTa-hbrni s tee ocoroti-propslled trao ....... 246752 266149 112276 102 361 51229 45844 163505 148205 41948 57569 41299 60375 8-01
8-02. Oil-burning steam locomotiv---ropelled trains ........ 55 248 58 392 55 248 58 392 8P-02
8-03. Diesel-electric loccotit-propelled trains .......... 1 815 331 1 659 74 599 916 526633 76 747 60 713 67666 3 587 346 284723 262658 853945 789 370 8-03
8-0. Electric locoote-propelled train ................. 34 349 27 45 27 079 21 116 2588 2 273 29 667 23 389 4 682 4 069 8-0
8-05. Other locomotive-ropelled train ............ ........ 6 215 4 340 195 195 6 2 5 4 145 M-
8-06. Motoroar-propslled traln .......................... 1 497 1 412 -- 1497 1 412 8-06
8-07. Total trai-bours ......................... ..: 2159392 1997125 739271 650110 130564 109025 869835 759135 326671 320227 962886 917763 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Trai-miles, ordinary ............................... 5.9 5.5 7.8 7.0 9.7 8.1 8.0 7.1 5. 2 5 5.1 4.8 9-01
9-02. bet ton-ile ......................................... 8,198 7,081 10,915 9,120 22,057 16,768 12,407 10,141 6,785 6,030 6,599 5,923 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. looomtive-ailes (principal and helper) ............ 1.03 1.02 1.04 1.04 1.03 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. laded freight Oar-iles ............................ 43.2 40.8 42.2 40.6 46.9 44.3 43.0 41.1 40. 37.2 44.2 41.8 10-02
10-03. Epty freight car-tmle ............................. 23.6 24.5 22.8 25.0 33.8 33.2 24.6 26.3 22.4 22.3 23.3 23.9 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-.lles (icludin caboose) ......... 66.8 65.3 65.0 65.6 80.7 77.5 67.6 67.4 62.7 59.5 67.5 65.7 10-04
10-05. Orose ton-mil.e (ecl. locomotive and tenders) ..... 3,066 2,932 3,019 2,935 4,117 3.830 3,196 3,072 2,813 2,603 3,043 2,936 0-05
10-06. et ton-sle ....................................... 1,392 1,296 1,405 1,312 2,278 2,064 1,546 1,426 1,301 1,164 1.303 1,245 10-6
11. Gross ton-lmles of locomotive and tenders per locomctlv-ile 307 07 275 282 336 358 284 293 295 285 328 323 11
12. let ton-mile per loaded car-ile ................... ......... 32.2 31.7 33.2 32.3 48.5 46.7 35.9 34.7 32.3 31.3 29.5 29.8 12
13. Car-mlle ratio*: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-ull est or north ........... 73.0 72.0 78.3 76.2 61.7 58.8 75.1 73.2 71.7 71.7 71.8 71.3 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-ale, et or scuth ........... 56.3 53.2 51.6 47.7 54.6 554 52.2 49.1 56.7 53.0 59.3 56.3 13-02
13-03. Percent of total ar-ile., all directions ......... 64.6 62.5 64.9 61.8 58.2 57.1 63.6 61.0 64.3 62.5 65.5 63.7 13-02
13-04. Percent eaat or north of total oar-milea ............ 56.3 57.2 60.2 61.1 52.7 50.4 58.9 59-3 56.7 58.2 54.2 55.3 13-04
14. Average per train-hor:
14-01. -ll ..................................................... 18.5 18.5 16.8 17.1 18.2 18.3 17.0 17.3 17.7 17.9 20.1 19.8 14-01
14-02. Orose ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 56,034 53,789 49,735 49,337 73979 69,095 53.374 52,175 49,461 46,393 60,666 57,705 l1-02
15. Percent train-slitchlug hours at way stations of
tctal train-hours ........................................ 22.2 22.0 27.0 26.7 24.6 26.4 26.6 26.7 23.0 22.9 17.8 17.8 15


SExoludes the returns of the Clinchfleld R. R. whiho filed no report because or strike.
E* xoludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


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page 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT CONOMICS AND STArTWMCS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 120 reports of freight train statistics representing 128 railways 0
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE 1955 AND 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 195'+
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month #.................... 223 501 223 567 52 245 52 390 8 083 8 065 60 328 60 455 36 779 36 760 126 394 126 352 1
2. Train-ailes (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steaa locootie-propelled trains .................... 26 672 569 33 902 049 9 510704 9 903 77 4 3 876 4 397 958 .4 344 580 14 301 736 4 461 444 6 994 848 7866 545 12 605 465 2-01
2-02. Dieeel-electric locomotiv-propelled trains .......... 197 847 831 181 888 453 59 602 797 54 787 395 8 620 464 6 977 887 58 223 261 61 765 282 29 526 284 28 619245 100 098 286 91 503 926 2-02
2-03. Electric locoactive-propelled trains................. 3 779 073 3 355 727 2 984 133 2 656 747 284 277 243 531 3 268 610 2 900 278 510 463 455 449 2-03
2-04. Other locomotlre-propelled trains ................... 1 198 193 573 689- 10 4 5 3 4 84 10 459 3 44 1 187 7 34 570 205 2-o0
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains .................... 229 497 666 219 719 918 72 097 634 67 347 920 13 749 076 11 622 860 85 846 910 78 970 780 33 987 728 35-614093 109 663028 105 135 045 2-05
2-06. Motoroar-propelled train .......................... 149 108 143 308 149 108 143 308 2-06
2-07. Total trai-ile. .................................... 229 646 774 219 863 226 72 097 834 67 47 920 13 749076 11 622 860 8 846 910 78 970 70 33 987 728 35 614 093 109 812 136 105 278 353 2-07
2-08. Ordinary .......................................... 227 298499 217 748 915 70 956 697 56 302 691 13 561 938 11 504 829 84 518 635 77 507 520 33 749518 35 362 360 109 00 346 104 579 035 2-08
2-09. Light .............................................. 2 348 275 2 114 311 1 141137 1045 229 187 13 118 031 1 328 275 1 163 260 238 210 251733 781 790 699 318 2-09
3. Road locomottve-ailee:
3-01. Principal ............................................ 229 531245 219 769 772 72 107 895 67 565 4-60 13 754 432 11 628 336 85 862 327 7 993 796 33 985 845 35 610 67 3 109 683073 105 165 303 3-01
3-02. Helper excludede "B- and trailing *A unit) ......... 5679774 5120671 2 974 556 2 722144 414 660 334329 3 369010 3056473 60847 191572 2229911 1872626 3-02
3-03. Light ................................................ 8 530 064 8 299 543 3 608 333 3413 191 623 371 464 398 4 311 704 3 877 589 528 615 579 482 3 689 745 3 642 47 2 3-03
3-04. Total locomotiv-iles ............................... 243 741 083 233 189 986 78 770 584 73 5C 795 14 792 463 12 427 063 93 563 047 85 927 858 34 575 307 6 381727 115 602 729 110 680 401 3-04
3-05. Total. steam only .................................... 30 649 427 38 214 358 11 65 727 11 404 825 5 523 414 4 956 868 16 789 141 16 61 693 4 653 106 7 389 341 9 207 180 14 463 324 3-05
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only .......................... 207 489039 190 513 304 64 18 367 9 139 708 8 943076 7 202 876 73120 443 66 342 584 29 922 201 28 992 386 104 440 395 95 178 334 3-06
307. Total. electric only ................................. 4 355 870 3 870 631 3 321 490 2 956 262 314 070 263 707 3 635 560 3 219 969 720 310 650 662 3-07
3-08. Total, other ........................................ 1 246 747 591 693 11 903 3 61 2 11 903 3 612 1 234 844 588 081 3-08
Train-switchin locomotive-ailes:
3-09. Sta locoote.................................... 2927 489 4 015 612 1 072 288 1 310 613 565 869 617 904 1 638157 1 S28 517 436 554 623 064 852 778 1464031 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric looMotlires .......................... 18 201 349 16 229 875 7 324 419 6 502 631 661 278 479 464 7 965 697 6 982 095 3 041461 2 989 94 8 7 174 191 6 257 832 3-10
3-11. Electric locootives ................................ 331 067 308 925 283 768 264 645 15 546 14 736 29 14 279 31 31 753 29 544 3-11
3-12. Other locomotives .................................... 571 366 133 133 438 366 3-12
3-13. Total ................................................ 21 460 47 20 554 77 8680 475 b 077 889 1 242 826 1 112 104 9 92 01 9 189 99 3 478 015 3 613 012 8 059160 7 751773 3-13
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal Incl. In 3-13 ...... 5 260 437 5 068 296 1 854 151 1 750 b38 116 103 95 430 1 970 L54 1 846268 909 409 933 591 2 380 774 2 288437 3-14
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15. Road ..............................................513 485 811 468 004 832 143 451 794 133 63 395 19 718 638 16 426 799 163 170 432 150 090 194 73 66 398 67 845 577 276 651 981 250 069 061 3-15
3-16. Train wltohing ...................................... 24 730 286 2217 774 9 627 670 8671628 950357 737023 10 578 027 9406 651 3952362 3 637084 10199897 8972039 3-16
4. Car-ailes (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................ 5383600 4 967572 1779400 1 622903 333561 261620 2112961 1 84 523 79602.3 764021 2474616 2319028 4-01
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................ 4 318 765 3 900 962 1 171184 1 065 554 286 773 237 001 1 457 957 1 302 555 606 213 572 439 2 254 595 2025 968 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total ... .................................... 9702 36 8 86 534 2 950 584 2 688 457 620 334 498 621 3 570 91 3187 07 1 402 236 1 336 460 4 729 11 4 344 996 4-03
4-04. Epty. east or north ................................. ,2 124 39 2 056 020 542 176 553 503 196 860 169 320 739030 722 823 315 918 323 184 1 069285 1 010013 -0o
-05. pty, et or south ................................. 3 275 245 3 162 384 1 143 400 1 099 785 250 277 196 03 1 393 677 1 295 823 473 206 479 487 1 40862 1 387 074 -05
4-06. Epty, total ......................................... 5399 484 5 218 404 1 665 57 1 653 28 447 137 365 358 2 132 713 2 018 646 789124 802 671 2 477 647 2 397087 -06
-07. Loaded and spty, east or north ...................... 7507839 7 023592 2 321576 2 176406 530 421 430940 2 851 997 2607346 1111941 1087205 3 543901 3329041 4-o7
4-08. Loaded and empty, west or south ...................... 7 594010 7063 346 2 314584 2165 339 537050 433039 2851634 2598 378 1079419 1051926 3662957 3413042 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 15 101 84) 14 086 93 4 636 160 4 41 745 1 067 471 863 979 70 631 5 205 724 2 191 360 2 139 131 7 206 858 6 742 3 409
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................. 232 101 222 464 73 280 68 814 14 220 12 006 67 500 80 820 34 433 36 548 110 168 105 096 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars. all directions .............. 6 7 6 445 737 670 105 14 2 842 612 378 579 5 517 5 054 4-11
4-12. Other paessnger-train cars, all directions ........... 26 520 28 943 3 988 5 213 219 199 4 207 5 412 4 403 4 704 17 710 16 827 4-12
5. Gross ton-ailes of road locomotives and tenders (thou.):
5-01. Coal-burning stea locomotive. ....................... 8 688 979 10 128067 3 391 475 3 _10 90 9 2 498 005 2 236 137 D 889 480 5 547 046 1 329 550 2 073 377 1 469 949 2 507 644 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives ........................ 1 781 572 2 376 154 32 670 1 781 572 2 343 484 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electric locootives ..... .................... 63 056 645 57 321 643 17 392 402 16 253 756 2 484 645 2 057 977 19 877 C47 18 311 733 9 020 475 8 229 713 34 159 123 30 780 197 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotives ................................. 1 452 743 1 307 569 955 761 73 146 175 609 146 400 1 131 70 1 019 54 6 321 373 288 023 5-0o
5-05. Other locomotives .................................... 347 138 164 038 6 571 1 994 6 571 1 994 340 567 162 044 5-05
5-06. Total ................................................ 7 32 7 077 71297 471 21 739 63b 20 437 811 5 164 830 4442508 26 904468 24 680 319 10 350 025 10 335 760 38 072 584 36 081392 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of car., contents, and cabooses (thou*):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steal locomotive trains ........ 70 844 507 74 903 815 23 046 744 23 466 671 22 117 361 17 524 718 47 164 105 40 991 389 13 427 634 18 808 735 10 252 768 15 103 691 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains ......... 10 016 180 13 057 443 205 364 10 016 160 12 852 079 6-02
6-03. Total i diesel-electric locomotive trains ........... 585 333 45o 525 596 218 174 207 117 159 689 482 30 732 930 23 795 098 204 940 047 183 464 560 84 502 687 75 011524 295 890 722 267 100114 6-03
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains .................. 13 370 976 11933563 10247 911 9 149 791 1248782 1058073 11 496 693 10207 864 1 874283 1 725699 6-04
6-05. Total in other locootive and motorcar trains....... 4 212 29 2 096 87 5 55 407 23 911 55 407 23 911 4 156 922 2 072 964 6-05
6-06. Total n all freight trains .......................... 683 777 44 627 587 914 209 501 772 192 305 944 54 154 480 42 401 800 263 656 252 234 707 744 97 930 321 94 025 623 322 190 875 29 854 547 6-06
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents incl. in 6-06 1 86 777 1 915 878 255 066 281 862 19231' 21645 274 297 303 507 291 747 298 729 1 297 733 1 313 642 6-07
7. HNt ten-iles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............ 307 267 17 276 510 035 94 847 81 64 833 256 29 507 091 22 639 504 124 434 972 107 472 760 44 810 882 42 097 838 135 021 322 126 939 437 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-swltchiln hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam loconotle-propelled train~ ....... 1 423 684 1 747 212 624 555 668 600 298 03 275 697 922 593 S45 297 278 601 404 918 222 490 396 997 8-01
8-02. Oil-burning stean locomotive-propelled trains ........ 215 417 356 939 7 794 215 417 349 145 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled train ........... 10 315 320 9 363 336 3 445 382 100 819 448 666 345 524 3 894 048 3 446 343 1 647037 1 565 334 4 774 241 4 351659 8-03
8-04. Electric locorctive-propelled trains ................. 191 927 170 393 149 499 131 834 16 190 13 336 165 689 145 170 26 238 25 223 8-0o
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trained .................... 30 661 17 423 606 195 606 195 36 055 17 228 ,5
8-06. lotoroar-propelled train ........................ .... o 910 8 3 910 8 833 8-06
8-07. Total train-hours .................................... 12 191 925 11 664 136 4 219 436 3 01253 763 500 635 752 4 982 936 4537 005 1 925638 1 978046 5283 351 5 149085 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ................................ 5.6 5.4 7.5 7.0 9.3 7.9 7.7 7.1 5.1 5.3 4.8 4.6 9-01
9-02. bet ton-ils ......................................... 7,596 6,833 10,030 8,946 20,223 15,509 11,396 9,822 6,731 6,327 6,033 5,55] 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. 1ocerotive-miles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.04 1.04 1.03 1.03 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-le ..................... ....... 42.7 40.7 41.6 40.6 45.7 43.3 42.3 41.0 40. 37.8 43.4 41.6 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-miles ............................. 23.7 24.0 23.7 24.9 33.0 31.8 25.2 25.9 2. 22.7 22.7 22.9 10-03
10-04. Totl freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 66.4 64.7 65.3 65.5 78.7 75.1 67.5 66.9 64.9 60.5 66.1 64.5 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 3,008 2,882 2,953 2,900 3,993 3,686 3,120 3,017 2,902 2,659 2,955 2,858 10-05
10-06. Net ton-niles ....................................... 1,352 1,270 1,337 1,279 2,182 1,968 1,472 1,381 1,328 1,190 1,266 1,214 10-06
11. Groes to.n-mile of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-rile 309 306 276 278 349 357 288 290 299 284 329 325 11
12. Bet ton-mile. per loaded car-mile ............................ 31.7 31.2 32.1 31.6 47.7 45.4 34.8 33.7 32.0 31.5 29.2 29.2 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-nil,,. ast or north ........... 71.7 70.7 76.6 74.6 62.9 60.7 74.1 72.3 71.6 70.3 69.8 69.7 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-ile., west or scuth ........... 56.9 55.2 50.6 49.2 53.4 54.7 51.1 50.1 56.2 54.4 61.6 59.4 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 64.2 63.0 63.6 61.9 58.1 57.7 62.6 61.2 64.0 62.5 65.6 64.4 13-0o
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ailes ............ 55.5 56.0 60.3 60.4 53.8 52.5 59.2 59.1 56.8 57.2 52.3 53.4 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-41. Train-ils ........................................ .. 18.8 18.8 17.1 17.3 18.0 18.3 17.2 17.4 17.7 18.0 20.8 20.4 14-01
14-42. ur,.es ton-irles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 56,084 53,805 49,652 49,293 70,929 66,696 52,912 51,732 50,856 47,535 60,982 58,040 14-02
15. Percent traln-switchIng hours at way stations of
tctal traln-heurs. ........................................ 22.1 22.1 27.0 27.0 24.6 26.7 26.6 27.0 22.2 22.6 17.9 17.7 15


i Excludes the returns of the Cllnchfield R. R. which filed no report booause of strike. U. S. GOVERNMENT PRLNTING OFFICE:1955 -360314(Z)
SRepresente an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terlmnale.








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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 120 reports of freight train statistics representing 128 railways 0

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 1955 AND 1954


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

JULY 1955


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

S955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 191954 1955 91954 19555 19549


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month ....................
2. Tri-il-ll (locomotcve-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stem locomotive-propelled trains ..................
2-02. Diesel-electrlc locomotivl-propelled train .........
2-03. Electric locootive-proplled trains .................
2-04. Other locoootive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locomotlve-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Hotoroar-propelled train ............................
2-07. Total train- ile ........................ ........
2-08. Ordinary.........................................
2-09. Light ............................... ......... .. ....
3. Road locoaot lT--ilee:
3-01. Principal .........................................
3-02. Belper excludee -B and trailing A unit) .........
3-03. Liht ......................... .. ...........
3-04. tal locooti-iles...........................
3-05. total, t only ................................
3-06. Total, dieel-electric only ..........................
3)7. otal, electr only .................................
3-08. Total, other ............ .. .... ...........
Train-witching locomotive-aile.:
3-09. Stsa locomotives ................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotie ..........................
3-11. Electric loco otives .................................
3-12. Other locootve ................................
3-13. Total ......................... ..............
3-14. Miles initial and final teminales ncl. in 3-13 ......
Dioel-eloctric unit alls.:
3-15. Ro ...........................................
3-16. Train swithli ...................................
4. C&r-ailes (thou.ands):
4-01. Loaded, east or nowth ..............................
4-02. Loaded. vest or south..............................
4-03. Loaded. total......
4-04. Empty, at or north .................................
4-05. Empty, we t or south ............................
4-06. Empty, total....................... ..... .......
4-07. Loaded and empty, eat or north .....................
4-08. Loaded an empty, west or south......................
4-09. Loaded and epty, total..........................
4-10. Caboose, all direction..........................
4-11. Passenger carrying car. all directions ............
4-12. Other paseener-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-siles of road locomotives and tenders (thoua):
5-01. Coal-burning teaa locomotres .......................
5-02. Oll-borning stesa locomoties ........................
5-03. Dlesel-electrlc locomotive .......................
5-4. Electric locomotive .................................
5-05. Other looomotre ................................
5-06. Total ............................. ......... ......
6. Oross ton-mlle of cars. content, and cabooses (thoue):
6-01. Total in ooal-buring team locomotive train ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive train .........
6-03. Total in diesel-eleotrc locomotive trains ..........
6-04, Total in electric locomotive trains .................
6-05. Total in other locomotte and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total In all freight trained ..........................
6-07. Total of pa. train care and contents inc. in 6-06
7. Not tca-sills, reveane and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-lhour (Incl. train-*itching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning stema locom tle-propelled tralon .......
8-02. Oll-bhrning steam loconotlTv-propelled trains ........
8-03. Dilsel-electric locoative-proplled trains ..........
8-0. Electric locomctlve-propolled trains .................
8-05. Other locootive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. otoroar-prop led tr n ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours .................................

AVERAGES

9. Average per iles of road per day:
9-01. Tran-riles, ordinary ..............................
9-02. hot ton-mlle. .....................................
10. Average per train-nile (excluding light trains):
10-01. looo tive-milles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. loaded freight car-mils............................
10-03. Empty freight car-mile .............................
10-04. Total freight car-siles (excluding cabooe) .........
10-05. Gross ton-ailes (excl. locomotives and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-les ....................................
11. Gross ton-_ile. of locomotives and tenders per locom~ tive- ile
12. let ton-siles per loaded car-aile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-alle, eat or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-mile. west or ecith ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent cat or north of total oar-mile ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Trai-miles ..... ..................................
14-C2. Ur-.se ton-miles (excl. loconotlves And tender) .....

15. Percent traln-switchllg hours at way etatione of
tctal train-hcure t ...... ..........


223 392

4942 807
34 288 616
648 106
230 891
40110 420
21 85
40 132 278
39 660 26 6
472 012

40116 032
1049 271
1555053
42 720 356
5 739 401
35 998 227
746 741
235 987

498 381
3157 686
58232

3 714 299
920 516

88 439 05 3
4 307 486

942 310
736 262
1680 572
366 786
560 276
927 062
1309 096
1 298 538
2 607 (,34
40722
1238
6740

1 599 940
480044
10 856176
243 51 6
65133
13 244 809

13195473
2 849 54 6
101014 895
2 265 231
756 700
120 081 64 7
432 886
54 463 48 7

246 203
54 996
1 819 06 8
34 003
7092
1427
2 162 789


5.7
7,865

1.03
42.3
23.4
65.7
3,028
1,373
310
32.4

72.0
56.9
64.4
56.1

18.6
55,522


21.5


223 522

5 273 055
31568944
546 401
189 694
37 578 294
21 578
37 599 872
37 208 426
391 446

37 586125
850 556
1 389 426
39 826107
5 998160
33 002 975
629 987
19498 5

595 331
S 872 988
47 489
7 8
3 515 686
883 244

80 830 281
3 942 601

845453
6357 34
148118 7
340 330
571622
911952
1185783
1 207 356
2 393139
38026
1347
6189

1 569 776
466 212
9848637
209 963
54599
12149187

12 131911
2 378 1660
89975794
1 890 502
611 216
106 987 583
413 496
46 772 121

263 973
59 41
1 647 910
26 686
5568
1492:
2 005 247


5.4
6,750

1.02
39.8
24.5
64.3
2,875
1,257
305
31.6

71.3
52.7
61.9
57.1

18.8
53,354

21.1


52 236

1557 634
10 363338
515 261

12 436 233

12 436 233
12 202 71 6
233 51 7

12 437327
538 44 4
671797
13 647 56
1 88205 5
11198761
566 152


177381
1250229
50 187

1477 797
320 674

24 992 61 4
163b 411

307 741
20198 2
509 723
84797
187560
272357
392 538
389 54 2
782080
12 771
167
961

58421 5

2 999452
160 600

3 744 467

4 420 31 1

30 12721 2
1780 820

36 320 34 3
55 963
16 843 50 3

107 64

611757
26 946


746 54 5


7.5
10,402

1.04
41.8
22.3
64.1
2,977
1,380
274
33.0

78.4
51.9
65.2
60.4

16.7
48,662


25.8


52 38 9

1 473 900
9 210 133
438 23 7

11 122 270

11 122 270
10 934 447
187 823

11 124 547
427992
531 073
12 083 612
1684 915
9 915 382
483 315


186096
1098915
40 366

1 325 377
282 420

22 598799
1 454 07

266 088
170 070
436158
83 893
185 104
268997
349 981
355 174
705155
11 349
192
1071

497 212

2 712 358
141656

3 351 226

3 678 272

26 245 888
1457 827

31 381 987
64 77 9
13 900 048

99 910

524 506
20 922


645 5338


6.7
8,559

1.04
39.9
24.6
64.5
2,870
1,271
277
31.9

76.0
47.9
61.9
61.0

17.2
48,629


26.9


8076

846 669
1 477 192
44058

2 367 91

2 367 919
2 334 009
33 910

2 368 691
72 237
105 633
2 546 561
965 670
1 532 596
48 293


93 853
108 71 5
2485

205 053
19 734

3 325 610
157 070

58340
48 728
107 06 8
32 660
42415
75075
91000
91 143
182143
2443
18
34

471194

417 332
26 954

915 480

4019 525

5 204143
186 961

9 410 629
3243
5 221 503

51721

75 715
2546


129 982


8089

672 064
1193468
38 484
2797
1 906 813

1 906 813
1 886 833
19 980

1 907 725
39583
68 860
2 016168
742 895
1228563
41 686
3024

85915
97 341
2429
6
185 691
17 381

2 743727
144 610

40 465
38 381
78846
27058
29 962
57 020
67 523
68 343
135866
1969
20
21

334 157

346136
22 841
1665
704 803

2 706 643

3895 305
167 69
1570 S
6785 353
273
3627 502

40405

61972
2033
134

104 544


60 312

2 404 303
11 840 530
559 319

14 804152

14 804 152
14 536 725
267 427

14 806 01
610 681
777 430
16194129
2 84 325
12 731359
614 44 5


271234
1358944
52 672

1682 850
340 408

28 318 424
1792 481

366 081
250 710
616 791
117457
229 975
347 432
483 538
480 685
964 223
15214
185
995

1055 409

3 416 784
187 754

4659947

8 439 836

35 331355
1967 781

45 738 972
59206
22 065 006

159 56 3

687 472
29 492


876 527


60 478

2145 964
10 403 601
476721
2797
13 029 083

13 029 083
12 821 280
207 803

13032 272
467 575
599 933
14099 780
2 427 810
11143 945
525 001
3 024

272 011
1 196256
42 79 5
6
1 511 06 6
299 801

25 342 526
1 59868 8

306 553
208451
515 004
110 951
215066
326 017
417 504
423 517
841021
13 316
212
1092

831369

3058 494
164497
1669
4056029

6 384915

30 141193
1 625 523
15709
38 167 340
67518
17 527 550

140 315

586478
22 955
134

749 882


36 72 5

677 107
4 985 261


5 662 368

5 662 36 8
5 625 586
36 782

5 661 626
23385
88 362
5773373
717 00
5056365



62050
490110


552160
127 204

12 294 340
647 529

123 81 7
100 493
224 310
52 851
67 198
120 049
176 >66
167 691
344 359
5736
87
363

210 042

1 510 84 7


1720 889

2 110 164

13 519 74 8


15 629 912
25 973
7 349 5b7 L

42 26

274 573



316 841


36717

867662
4625 315

5 492 977

5 492977
5 459 734
33 243

5 492 256
21409
88 38 4
5602C51
916 19
4 685 85



83710
46610


549 812
131736

10 981 39
615 116

111 578
88 356
199 934
49 031
67 981
117 012
16060 9
156 337
316 94c
5 604
14C
378

265 436

1328973


1 594 409

247846

11615516


14093979
29 566
6 459 ,16

53 452

250946



304 400


126 35 5

1861397
17 462 82 5
88 78 7
230 891
19 643 900
21 65 8
19 665 758
19 497 95 5
167 803

19648388
415 20 5
689 261
20752 854
2174066
16 210 503
132 29 6
235 987

165097
1306 632
5 560

14'79289
452 904

47 826 889
1 667 476

452 412
387 059
839 471
196 478
263103
459 581
646890
650162
1299052
19 770
966
5382

334 489
480 04 4
5 926 54
55 762
65133
6 863 973

2645473
2 849 548
52163792
297 450
756 700
58 712 963
347 709
25 046 90 3

44372
54 996
857 023
4 511
7092
1427
969 421


126 32 7

S259 429
16 540 02 6
69 680
187 097
19 056 234
21 57b
19 077 612
18 927 412
150 400

19 061 595
361 72
70110 9
20124 276
4 654 152
17173177
104 966
191 961

239 610
1210 630
4 694
72
1 455 000
451707

44 505 916
1 726 797

427 322
338927
766249
18034
288575
468923
607 670
627502
1235172
19 104
99
4719

472971
466 212
5 461170
45466
52 930
6498749

3 268533
2 378 160
48 219 085
264 979
595 507
54 726 264
316 412
22 784 655

70 206
59 418
810 484
3931
5 434
1492
950 965


4 4 4- 1 1 1 1 1 1


9.3
20,856

1.03
45.9
32.1
78.0
4,032
2,237
359
48.8

64.1
53.5
58.8
54.5

18.2
72,399

23.8


7.5
14,466

1.02
41.8
30.2
72.0
3,596
1,923
350
46.0

59.9
56.2
58.0
51.3

18.2
64,904


26.8


7.8
11,802

1.04
42.4
23.9
66.3
3,146
1,518
288
35.8

75.7
52.2
64.0
59.4

16.9
52,182


25.5


6.8
9,349
1.04
40.2
25.4
65.6
2,977
1,367
288
34.0

73.4
49.2
61.2
59.5

17.4
50,898


26.9


4.9
6,456

1.00
39.9
21.3
61.2
2,778
1,306
298
32.8

70.1
59.9
65.1
55.2

17.9
49,330


22.4


4.8
5,675

1.00
36.6
21.5
58.1
2,581
1,183
285
32.3

69.5
56.5
63.1
55.8

18.0
46,301


22.9


5.0
6,395

1.02
43.0
23.6
66.6
3,011
1,285
331
29.8

69.7
59.5
64.6
53.9

20.3
60,565


17.6


4.8
5,818

1.02
40.5
24.8
65.3
2,891
1,204
323
29.7

70.3
54.0
62.0
55.8

20.1
57,548

17.6


SExcludes the returns of the 1linchlield h. rt.; report not received In time for Inol,wlon.
* Exoludes switching time of trPin locomotive at Initial and final termlnala.


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OCT 4 i955 >1

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2-01
2-02
2-03
2-04
2-05


1 I I i I I


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT BOONOMCA AND fTATISC8



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 120 reports of freight train statistics representing 128 railways 0

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY 1955 AND 1954


Statement No. M-211 (OSA)


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

1955 1954 1955 195T 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES


1. Miles of road operated at lose of month #..................
2. Train-ailes (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Dle-l-electric looootive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. rleotric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locoeotive-propslled trains ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled train* ....................
2-06. Motoroar-propelled trains ...........................
2-07. Total train-miles ............................ ......
2-08. Ordinary .................... .....................
2-09. Light ..... .......... ... ... ................
3. Road locomotive-ils:
3-01. Principal ........................ ...............
3-02. Belper (excludes B* end trailing *A unlte) .........
3-03. Light .............................................
3-04. Total locootiv-ales ...............................
3-05. Total, stea only ................................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other .....................................
Trai-ewltchi g locoaotle-ailes:
3-09. Stes locomotives................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives .........................
3-11. Electric locomotivl s ...............................
3-12. Other locootive ..................................
3-13. Total.........................................
3-14. Milos initial and final teminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Dilesl-olectric unit aills:
3-15. Road ...................................... .....
3-16. Train sitohing....... ..........................
4. Car-mlle (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, .ast or north .............................
4-02. Loaded. west or south............................
4-03. Loaded, total.... ..............................
4-04. Empty, east or north .............................
4-05. Empty, vest or south.............................
4-06. Empty, total ...................................
4-07. oaded and septy, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and eopty, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and upty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose, all dlrcotions ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying oar. all directions .............
4-12. Other passenger-train car, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-mils of road locomotives and tender (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stm locomotives .......................
5-02. Oil-burning stem locomtive ........................
5-03. Diesl-electrlc locomotives .... ....................
5-04. Electric locomotive .................................
5-05. Other locootives ................................
5-06. Total ........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locootive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning stem locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locootivs trains.................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains ........................
6-07.-Total of pass. train care and contents incl. in 6-06
7. eNt tcn-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (incl. train-svitching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-borning stem locootive-propelled tralts .......
8-02. 11l-bhrning steam locomotiv-propslled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loccaotlve-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric lococtlive-propelled train ................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ....................
8-C6. Hotoroar-propelled trains ........................
8-07. Total train-hour.................................

AVERAGES

9. Average per aile of road per day:
9-01. Train-iles, ordinary .............................
9-02. bet ton-iles ...................................
10. Averaes per train-alel (excluding light trains):
10-01. locorative-milel (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-ile............................
10-03. Empty freight car-le .............................
10-04. Total freight car-mile (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (dcl, locomotives and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-iles.....................................
11. Gross tc(n-iles of locomotives and tenders per locoictve-rile
12. Not ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent cf total ar-mllis, eust or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or Icuth ..........
13-03. ohrcent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent eat or north of total oar-miles ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
1*:Cl. Train- lles ....................................
14-42. uro. ton-miles (excl. locomotives nd tender*) .....

15. Percent traln-witchint hours at way stations of
tctal train-hurs* .......................... .......


223 487

31 615 376
232 137 813
4 427 179
1429084
269 609 452
170 966
269 780 418
266 960 131
2 820 287

269 647 277
6 730 093
10 086 165
286 463 535
36 388 628
243 489 362
5 102 611
1 482 734

3 425 870
21 359 035
389 299
571
25 174 775
6 187 015

601 939 312
29 037 772

6 325 910
5 057 027
11 382 937
2 491025
3 835 521
6 326 546
8 816 935
8 892 548
17 709 483
272 823
7 975
33 060

10 288 919
2 261 616
73 912 821
1 696 259
412 272
88 571 887

84 039 980
12 865 728
686 348 351
15 636 207
4 969 030
803 859 296
2 296 665
361 730 663

1 669 887
270 413
12 134 394
225 930
43753
10 357
14 354 714


5.6
7,635

1.02
42.6
23.7
66.3
3,011
1,355
309
31.8

71.7
56.9
64.3
55.6

18.8
56,000


22.0


223 561

39 175 104
213 457 397
3 902 128
763 583
257 298 212
164 886
257 463 098
254 957 341
2 505 757

257 355 897
5 971227
9 688 969
273 016 093
44 212 518
223 516 279
4 500 618
786 678

4 610 943
19 102 863
356 414
444
24 070 664
5 951535

548 835 113
26 160 375

5 813025
4 536 696
10 349-721
2 396 350
3 734006
6 130 356
8 209 375
8 270 702
16 480 07 7
260490
7 792
35 132

11 697 843
2 842 366
67 170 28
1 517 532
218 637
83 446 658

87 035 72
15 435 603
615 572 012
13 824 065
2 708 091
734 575 497
2 329 374
323 282 156

2 011185
416 357
11 11 1 24
197 27
22 991
10 325
13 669 382


52 244

11 068 338
69 966 135
3 499 594

84 534 067

84 534 067
83 159 413
1 374 654

84 545 222
3 513 848
4 361 178
92 420 248
13148 382
75 384 224
3 887 642


1 249 669
8 574 648
333 955

10 158 272
2 174 825

168458456
11263081

2 087141
1 373166
3 460 307
626 973
1 330 960
1 957 933
2 714 114
2 704 120
5 418 240
86 051
904
4949

3 975 690

20 391 854
1 116 561

2b 484 105

29 467 055

204 334 329
12 028 731

245 830 115
311 029
111 691 584

732 ;97

4 057 139
17o 445


4 965 981


52 390

11 377 67 8
63 997 528
3 094 984

78 470190

78 470 190
77 237 138
1 233 052

78 490007
3150136
3 944 264
85 584 407
13 089 740
69 055 090
3 439 577


1496 709
7 601546
305 011

9 403 266
2 033 253

156 262 194
10 125 706

1 888 991
1235 624
3124 615
6373 96
1284 889
1 922 285
2 526 387
2 520 513
5 046 900
80 163
862
6284

3 808 121

18 966 114
1 014 802

23 789 037

27 144 94 3

185 935 370
10 607 618

223 687 931
346 641
98 733 304

768 510

3 625 325
152 756


4 546 591


8 083

5 680 545
10 097 656
328 335
10 459
16 116 995

16 116 995
15 895 947
221048

16 123 123
486 897
729 004
17 339024
6 489 084
10 475 674
362 363
11 903

659722
769 993
18 031
133
1 447 879
135 837

23 044 248
1 107 427

391 901
335 501
727 402
229 520
292 692
522 212
621 421
628 193
1 249 614
16 663
123
253

2 969199

2 901 977
202 563
6 571
6 080 310

26 136 886

35 937 073
1435743
55 407
63 565 109
22 474
34 808 594

349 759

524 381
18 7 36
606

893 482


8 068

5 070 02 2
8 171355
282 015
6281
13 529 67 3

13 529 673
13 391 662
138 011

13 536 061
373 912
533 258
14 443 231
5 699 763
8 431439
305 393
6636

703 819
576 805
17 165
6
1 297 795
112 811

19 170 526
881 633

302 085
275 382
577 467
196 378
226000
422 378
498463
501382
999 845
13 975
162
220

2 570 294

2 404113
169 241
3663
5147 311

20 231 361

27 690 403
1225 769
39 620
49 187153
24 384
26 267 006

317 102

407 496
15 369
329

740 296


60 327

16 748 883
80 063 7 91
3 827 929
10 459
100 651 062

100 651 062
*99 055 360
1 595 702

100 668 345
4 000 745
5 090 182
109 759 272
19 637 466
85 859 898
4 250 005
11 903

1 909 391
9 344 641
351 986
133
11 606 151
2 310 662

191 502 704
12 370 508

2 479 042
1 708'667
4 187 709
856 493
1 623 652
2 480 145
3 335 535
3 332 319
6 667 854
102 714
1 027
5 202

6 944 889

23 293 831
1 319 124
6 571
31 564 415

55 603 941

240 271 402
13 464 474
55 407
309 395 224
333 503
146 499 978

1 082 156

4 581 520
195 181
606

5 859 463


60 458

16 447 700
72 168 883
3 376 999
6281
91 999 863

91 999 863
90 628 800
1 371063

92 026 068
3524048
4 477 522
100 027 638
18 789 50 3
77 486 529
3 744 970
6 636

2 200 528
8 178 351
322 176
.6
10 701061
2146 064

175 432 720
11007 339

2191076
1511006
3 702082
833 774
1 510 889
2 344 663
3 024 850
3 021 895
6 046 745
94 138
1024
6 504

6 378 415

21 370 22 7
1 184 043
3 663
28 936 348

47 376 304

213 625 773
11833 387
39 620
272 875 084
371025
125 000 310

1085 612

4 032 821
168 125
329

5 286 887


36 771

5 138 551
34 511 545


39 650 096

39 650 096
39 375 104
274 992

39 647 471
84 232
616 977
40 348 680
b 370114
34 976 566



4 98 604
3 531 571


4 030175
1 042 675

85 957 738
4 599891

919 840
706 700
1 626 546
368769
540 404
909173
1 288 609
1 247 110
2 535 719
40 171
465
4 766

1 539 592

10 531 322


12 070 914

15 537 799.

98 022 4 35


113 560 233
317 720
52 160 460

320 86'9

1 921 610



2 242 479


36 754

7 862 510
33 244 560

41 107 070

41 107 070
40 822 094
204 976

41 102 931
212 981
667 866
41 983 778
8 305 539
33 678 2 9



706 774
3 456 050


4 162 824
1 065 327

78 827 416
4452200

875 599
660 795
1 536 394
372 215
547468
919 683
1247 814
1 208 2 6 3
2 456 077
42 152
71 9
5082

2 338 813
32 670
9 558 686


11 930 16 9

21 287198
205 364
C6 627 040


108 119 602
328 295
48 557 754

4 58 370
7 794
1 816 202



2 282 44 6


126 389

9 727 942
117 562 477
599 250
1 418 625
129 308 294
170 966
129 479 260
128 529 667
949 593

129 331 461
2 645 110
4 379006
136 355 583
11 381248
122 650 898
852 606
1 470 831

1 017 875
c 482 823
37 313
438
9 538 449
2 833 678

324 478 870
12 067 373

2 927 028
2 641654
5 568 682
1265 763
1 671465
2 937 228
4 192 791
4 313 119
6 505 910
129 938
6483
23 092

1 804 438
2 261 616
40 087 668
377 135
405 701
44 936 558

12 898 241
12 865 728
348 054 514
2 171 733
4 913 623
380 903 839
1 645 442
163 070 225

266 862
270 413
5 631264
30 749
43147
10 357
6 252 772


126 349

14 864 89"
108 043 954
525 129
757 302
124 191 27 9
164 886
124 356 165
123 506 447
849 718

124 226 898
2 234198
4 543 581
131004 677
17 117 476
112 351511
755 648
780042

1 703 641
7 468 462
34 238
438
9 206 779
2 740144

294 574 977
10 700 836

2 746 350
2 364 895
S111245
1190 361
1 675 64 9
2 b66 010
3 936 711
4 040 544
7 977 255
124 200
6049
23 546

2 980 615
2 809 696
36 241 367
333 469
214 974
42 580 141

18 372 224
15 230 3 9
315 319 199
1 S90678
2 668 471
353 580 811
1 630 054
149 724 092

467 203
406 563
b162143
29 1 4
2 2662
10 325
6 100 0 0


4 1 1I 1..LLI _


5.4
6,821

1.02
40.6
24.0
64.6
2,881
1,268
306
31.2

70.8
54.9
62.8
56.2

18.8
53,739

22.1


7.5
10,084

1.04
41.6
23.6
65.2
2,956
1,343
276
32.3

76.9
50.8
63.9
60.3

17.0
49,503


26.8


7.0
8,890

1.04
40.4
24.9
65.3
2,896
1,278
278
31.6

74.8
49.0
61.9
60.5

17.3
49,199


27.0


9.3
20,313

1.03
45.8
32.8
78.6
3,999
2,190
351
47.9

63.1
53.4
58.2
53.9

18.0
71,143


24.5


7.8
15,357

1.03
43.1
31.6
74.7
3,673
1,961
356
45.5

60.6
54.9
57.8
52.3

18.3
66,443


26.7


7.7
11,455

1.04
42.3
25.0
67.3
3,123
1,479
288
35.0

74.3
51.3
62.8
59.2

17.2
52,803

26.4


7.1
9,753
1.04
40.8
25.9
66.7
3,011
1,379
289
33.8

72.4
50.0
61.2
59.2

17.4
51,614


27.0


5.1
6,69-1

1.00
41.3
23.1
64.4
2,884
1,325
299
32.1

71.4
56.7
64.1
56.6

17.7
50,640


22.2


5.2
6,232

1.01
37.7
22.5
60.2
2,649
1,189
284
31.6

70.2
54.7
62.6
57.0

18.0
47,370


22.6


4.8
6,086

1.02
43.3
22.9
66.2
2,964
1,269
330
29.3

69.8
61.2
65.5
52.6

20.7
60,918


17.9


4.6
5,590

1.02
41.4
23.2
64.6
2,863
1,212
325
29.3

69.8
58.5
64.1
53.7
20.4
57,964


17.7


SExcludes the returns of the Clinchfield R. R.; report not received in time for inclusion.
# Represents an average of the lmleage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Excludes switching time of train looomotlve at initial and final terminals.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1955 0 -360314(3)


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3 1262 08851 8286 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU Or TRANSPORT BCONOMUI AND STAT I'KI



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 120 reports of freight train statistics representing 128 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 1955 AND 1954


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

AUGUST 1955


UNIV. OF "
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EASTERN DISTRICT I POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


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F F + I + I-


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-miles (locomotlve-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotirvepropelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locosotire-propelled trains..................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-"0. Motoroar-propelled trains .........................
2-07. Total traln-milesa ....................................
2-08. Ordinary ............................... ..........
2-09. Light ................ ... ......................
3. Road locomotlve-ailes:
3-01. Principal ...........................................
3-02. Helper (excludes -B" and trailing *A" unit) .........
3-03. Light .. ...........................................
3"04. Total locoeotivn-alles............................
3-05. Total, steam only...............................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ..........................
-07. Total, electric only .................................
3-08. Total, othnr ....................................
Train-ewitching locomotlve-miles:
3-09. Steam locomotives ................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotves .................................
3-12. Other locmo tivos ....................................
3-13. Total................................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diessl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train switching..................................
4. Car-miles thousandss):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, west or south ..............................
4-03. Loaded, total ....................................
4-o0 Empty. east or north .................................
4-05. Empty. west or south ............. .. ..........
4-06. Empty, total ...................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-06. Loaded and empty, west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total..............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions ..............
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotv ................................
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives ........................
5-03. Dieesl-electric locomotives........................
5-04. Electric locomotives .............................
5-05. Other locomotives ................................ ...
5-06. Total ...........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooaes (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total n ol-b ing steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-electric locomotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains .................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains ........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. In 4-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Tran-hours (incl. train-awitching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-turning steam locomotive-propelled trana .......
8-02. Oil-burning steam locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locorctive-prooelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................
8-C6. Motoroar-propelled trains .........................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordnary................................
9-02. het ton-miles.................................. ..
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locor.otive-mils (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-siles .... .................
10-03. Empty freight car-miles.............................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-iles .......................................
11. Gross ton-iles of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-rile
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile............................
13. Oar-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-mlles, east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or ecuth..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-miles ...........
14. Average per train-hour:
14-01. Trati-miles .....................................
14-c2. urase ton-riles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switchlug hours at way stations of
tctal train-hours ....................................


5.9
8,239

1.03
42.4
22.6
65.0
3,021
1,397
308
32.9

73.4
57.1
65.2
56.5

18.2
54,289

22.0


223 335

5 378 992
34 976 137
684 587
243 576
41283 292
25 859
41 309 151
40 843 554
465 597

41 286 687
1 073 033
1 622 912
43 982 632
6 209 252
36 728 886
792 022
252 472

554 595
3 409116
66 292

4 030 003
1 026 876

89158 384
4 691134

978 982
753 662
1 732 644
355 623
567 133
922 756
1 334 605
1 320 795
2 655 400
41 816
1 488
4 306

1 724 544
492 315
11 010 593
258 442
70 234
13 556128

14 340 129
2 995 009
102 883 798
2 359 965
804 309
123 383 210
326 059
57 043 574

274 44C
62 201
1 890 396
36 634
7 481
1 571
2 272 723


223 518

5 539 152
31 373 04 9
564 052
197 587
37 673 840
22 519
37 696 359
37 288 380
407979

37 679 676
855 810
1400 292
39 935 778
6 272 916
32 807464
651 701
203 697

616 876
2933052
9 23 7
102
3 599 267
913 142

81014370
4 004 421

867 266
664272
1 531 538
339 721
554232
893 953
1 206 987
1218504
2425491
38 086
1526
4 096

1691558
476 908
9 912 210
217 034
56 882
12 354 592

13226281
2 583 599
90 768 615
2 009 410
676 373
109264 278
320 828
48 791985

275 812
63 061
1653 911
28 152
5817
1470
2 028 223


52 232

1624282
10 552 697
532 301

12 70y 280

12 709 280
12 476 520
232 760

12 711016
563326
704 26
13 9786 00 9
1955 984
11 426 872
593 753


183 989
1 327 91
54 763

1566 070
337 c5 8

24 973 C87
1717 453

313 954
205 941
519 t95
80 106
175 232
255340
394 062
381173
775 235
12 980
202
674

606177

3019 c97
164 168

3 790 04 2

4 602 752

30 540 402
1766 924

30 9120 78
49318
17 616 792

114350

636 931
28 371


779 G52


52 38 9

1485 759
9 321 673
442 263

11249695

11249 695
11056644
193 051

11251945
442530
549 24
12 243 72
1696705
10 058 02
488 516


181 684
1 142 48
41015

1365187
298 672

23 006 630
1 510 424

277 240
176 b71
454 111
85 930
177774
263704
363 170
354645
717 515
11 452
137
bO6

509 001

2 788 461
140 641

3 438103

3 844 130

27 026 280
1 509607

32 380017
52 516
14 693 b76

100 771

536620
21 313


658704


1954


8076

936 532
1526 958
57 540
1461
2 522 491

2 522 491
2 488 675
33 81 6

2 523 312
8623 8
119 74 5
2 729295
1076 741
1 586 230
64 20 5
2119

107 118
114 709
3150

224 977
22149

3 389 014
162 352

63 153
53120
116 273
37 566
47302
-4 868
100 719
100422
201 141
2 603
22
30

490183

427 379
36 05 6
1170
954 788

4 441 655

5 677 218
253256
9764
10 381 893
3220
5 786 679

59363

80 22 5
3270
82

142 940


8 069

679 547
1290 716
43 385
2508
2 016156

2 016 156
1996 082
20 074

2 017114
48 806
79 265
2 145 185
763 258
1 331 845
47 528
2 554

89 291
103 582
2491
36
195 400
14 324

2 984 238
152 776

44 644
42 752
87 396
31 021
34 016
65 037
75 66 5
76768
152 433
2092
29
31

349 030

376685
26 120
1410
753 245

2 845 58 6

4 576 424
194 848
16 220
7 633 078
3925
4 129 547

41 311

67 140
2268
140

110 859


60 30

2 560 814
12079 65b
589 841
1461
15 231 771

15 231 771
14 965195
266 576

15 234326
649566
824 010
16 707 904
3032725
13 015102
657 95
2119

291 107
1442 027
57 91 3

1 791 C4 74
359 607

28 362 701
1 879 80 5

377 107
259 061
636 16 8
117 674
2Z2 534
340 20 8
494 781
481 595
976 376
15 593
224
704

1096360

3 447 076
200 224
1170
4 744 830

9044 407

36 217 620
2 022180
9764
47 293 971
52 538
23 405 471

173713

717 156
31 641
82

922 592


60 478

2 165 306
10 612 38 9
485 648
2508
13 265 851

13 265 851
13052726
213 125

13 269059
491 336
628 513
14 388908
2 459 963
11 390 347
536 044
2554

270 975
1246070
43 506
36
1560587
312 996

25 991068
1 663 200

321 884
219 623
541507
116951
211790
328741
438 635
431413
870248
13 544
166
837

8586031

3165 146
166761
1 410
4 191 34 8

6 689 716

31 602 704
1 704 45 5
16 220
40 013095
56 441
18 823 423

142 082

603760
23 581
140

769 563


36 725

720 903
5 030 713


5 751 616

5 751 616
5 718 493
33 123

5 750 868
20 914
91 760
5 863 542
760 053
5 103 489



70 117
536 734


606 851
135 762

12 500 601
709 026

126 846
104 292
231138
51 070
71 577
122 647
177 916
175 869
353 785
5 831
75
355

222 045

1 532 470


1 754 515

2 296 552

13 874 502


16 171 054
24 529
7 695 973

46 941

285 875



332 816


WESTERN DISTRICT


1955


36 727

834 910
4 628 399


5463309

5463 309
5431 537
31 772

5462 666
13 337
84 313
5 560 316
873 271
4 687 045



85 864
485 53 8


571402
137 618

11 331 816
647 751

116 137
94 502
210 639
48452
68 383
116 835
164 589
162 885
327 474
5561
91
381

251 759

1 373 007


1 624 766

2453314

12 290 826


14 744 140
26 034
6 878 395

52 752

256 04 3



308 795


1954


126 302

2 097 275
17 865 769
94 746
242 115
20 299 905
25 859
20 325 764
20159 866
165 898

20 301 491
402 553
707142
21411186
2 416 474
18 610 295
134 064
250 353

193 371
1 429 755
8 379

1 631 505
531 307

48 295 082
2 102 303

475 029
390 309
865 338
186 879
273 022
459 9C1
661 908
663 331
1 325 239
20 402
1 189
3 247

406139
492 315
6 031 047
58 218
69 064
7 056 783

2 999170
2 995 009
52 791 676
337 785
794 545
59 918185
248 992
25 942 130

53 786
62 201
887 365
4 993
7 399
1 571
1 017 315


t 1 1 1 P 1 F I + +


5.4
7,042

1.02
41.0
24.0
65.0
2,930
1,309
309
31.9

71.9
54.5
63.1
56.6

18.6
53,872

22.1


7.7
10,881

1.05
41.7
20.4
62.1
2,959
1,412
271
33.9

79.7
54.0
67.1
60.4

16.3
47,344


26.3


6.8
9,048

1.04
41.1
2 .8
64.9
2,929
1,329
281
32.4

76.3
49.9
63.3
61.1

17.1
49,157


27.0


9.9
23,114

1.03
46.7
34.1
80.8
4,172
2,325
350
49.8

62.7
52.9
57.8
54.3

17.6
72,631


23.6


8.0
16,468

1.02
43.8
32.6
76.4
3,824
2,069
351
47.3

59.0
55.7
57.3
51.1
18.2
68,854


27.2


8.0
12,519

1.04
42.5
22.7
65.2
3,160
1,564
284
36.8

76.2
53.8
65.2
59.3
16.5
51,262


25.9


7.0
10,040

1.04
41.5
25.2
66.7
3,065
1,442
291
34.8

73.3
50.9
62.2
59.4

17.2
51,995


27.0


5.0
6,760

1.00
40.4
21.5
61.9
2,828
1.346
299
33.3

71.3
59.3
65.3
54.9

41723


23.6


4.8
6,041

1.00
38.8
21.5
60.3
2,715
1,266
292
32.7

70.6
58.o
64.3
55.1

17.7
47,747


23.4


5.1
6,626

1.02
42.9
22.8
65.7
2,972
1,287
330
30.0

71.8
58.8
65.3
54.9

20.0
58,898


18.0


4.8
5,897

1.02
41.5
23.8
65.3
2,899
1,228
327
29.6

71.1
56.1
63.5
55.1

20.0
57,384


17.6


ITEM
NO.


A. ________ A. ________ ________ _________I ________ ___


SExcludes the returns of the Cllnchfield R. R.; report not received in time for inclusion.
* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


ITEM


126 313

2 538 936
16132 261
78404
195 079
18 944 680
22 519
18 967 199
18 804 117
163 082

18 947 951
351 137
687 466
19 986 554
2 939 682
16 730 072
115 657
201 143

260 037
1201444
5731
66
1467 278
462528

43 691486
1693 470

429 24 5
350 147
779 392
174 318
274059
448 377
603 563
624206
1227 769
18 981
1 269
2 878

581768
476 908
5 374 05 7
50 273
55 472
6 538 478

4083251
2 583 599
46 875 085
304 955
660 153
54 507 04 3
238 353
23 090 167

80 978
63 061
794 108
4571
5 677
1470
949 865


L I I I


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTIC


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS 1 STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 120 reports of freight train statistics representing 128 railways 6

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST 1955 AND 1954


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month #...................
2. Train-miles (loconmotiv-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesssl-electrlc locomotive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locosotive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains..........................
2-07. Total train-mile ..................................
2-08. Ordinary.............................................
2-09. Light ....................... .....................
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal .................... ...................
3-02. Helper (excludes *B3 and trailing "A" unite) .........
3-03. Light.......................... ..................
3-04. Total locomotiv-ailes .............................
3-05. Total, steam only...............................
3-06. Total, diesel-electrie only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only ............................
3-08. Total, other .... ...............................
Train-seitchig loconotlve-ailes:
3-09. Steam locomotives ................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotiles ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotie .................................
3-12. Other locoeotres ................................
3-13. Total ............................................
3-14. Miles Initial and final terminals Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diessl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train switching.................................
4. Car-milee (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ............................
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ..................................
4-04. Empty, east or north .............................
4-05. Empty, west or south .............................
4-06. Empty, total .. ............................... ...
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-06. Loaded and empty, west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty. total..............................
4-10. Caboose, all direction ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions ..............
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all direction ..........
5. Gross ton-mile of road locoaotlves and tenders (thoue):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotires .......................
5-02. Oll-burning steam locomotives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electrlc locomotives ..... ....................
5-04. Electric locomotives.............................
5-05. Other locomotives...............................
5-06. Total .. ...................................
6. Oroes ton-amlae of cars, content, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burnig steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burnin gtea locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in dlesel-eleotric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total In all freight trains .........................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Incl. In -06
7. Net tcn-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (Incl. train-switcblng hours at nay stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled tralne .......
8-02. 011-burniln steam locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loccotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric loconctive-propelled trains ................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ............................
8-07. Total train-houre ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-lmles. ordinary ............................
9-02. eht ton-miles ...... ............................
10. Averages per traln-mile (excluding light trained :
10-01. Locootie-miles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-les............................
10-03. Empty freight car-mil .............................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles ..... ...........................
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per loconctiv-rile
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile ...........................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-mlls, east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ailes...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles .............. ......................
14-2. OUroees ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent traln-swltchig hours at way stations of
total train-hours* ....................................


UNITED STATES


1955 1954 1955


223 468

36 994 368
267 113 950
5 111 766
1 672 660
310 892 744
196 825
311 089 569
307 803 685
3 285 884

310 933 964
7 803 126
11 709 077
330 446 167
42 598 080
280 218 248
5 894 633
1 735 206

3 980 465
24 768151
455 591
571
29 204 778
7 187 740

691097 696
33 728 906

7 304 892
5 810 689
13 115 581
2 846 648
4 402 654
7 249 302
10 151 540
10 213 343
20 364 883
314 639
9 463
37 366

12 013 463
2 753 931
84 923 414
1 954 701
482 505
102 128 014

98 380 109
15 860 737
789 232 149
17 996172
5 773 339
927 242 506
2 622 724
418 774 237

1 944 327
332 614
14 024 790
262 564
51 234
11 908
16 627 437


5.7
7,712

1.02
42.6
23.6
66.2
3,012
1,361
309
31.9

72.0
56.9
64.4
55.7

18.7
55,766

22.1


223 557

44 714 256
244 830 446
4 466180
961 170
294 972 052
187 405
295 159 45 7
292 245 721
2 913736

295 035 573
6 827 037
11089 261
312 951 871
50 485434
256 323 743
5152 319
990 37 5

5 227 819
22 035 915
405 651
546
27 669 931
6 864 677

629 849 483
30 164 796

6 680 291
5 200 968
11 881 25 9
2 736 071
4 28823 8
7 024 309
9 416 362
9 489 206
18 905 568
298576
9 31 8
39228

13 389 401
3 319 274
77 082 490
1 734 566
275 519
95 801250

100 262 007
18 019 202
706 340 627
15 833 475
3 384 464
843 839 775
2 650 202
372 074 141

2 286 997
479 418
12 665 157
225 431
28 80 8
11 79 5
15 697 606


5.4
6,849

1.02
40.7
24.0
64.7
2,887
1,273
306
31.3

70.9
54.8
62.8
56.2

18.8
53,756

22.1


EASTERN ]


52 24

12 692 620
80 518 832
4 031 8 9

97 243 547

97 243 547
95 635 933
1 607 414

97 25b6 38
4 077 170
5 065 443
106 398 857
15 104 366
86 813096
4 481 395


1 435 658
9 902 56o
388 718

11 724 942
2 512 483

193 432 143
12 980 534

2 401095
1 579107
3 980 202
707 081
1 506192
2 213 273
3 108 176
3 085 299
6 193475
99 031
1 106
5 623

4 581 867

23 411 551
1 280 729

29 274 147

34 069 807

234 874 731
13 797 655

282 742 193
360 347
129 310 176

846747

4 694 070
204 816

5 745 633


7.5
10,186

1.04
41.6
23.2
64.82
2,956
1,352
275
32.5

77.3
51.2
64.3
60.3

16.9
49,210


26.7


I I


6.9
8,910

1.04
40.5
24.8
65.3
2,900
1,285
278
31.7

75.0
49.1
62.1
60.5

17.2
49,194


27.0


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


__ 1 4 r 4


1955


DISTRICT


1954


52 390

12 863 437
73 319 201
3 537 247

89 719 885

69 719 885
68 293 782
1426 103

69 741 952
3 592 666
4 493 512
97 828 130
14 786 445
79113 592
3 928 093


1 678 393
8 744034
346026

10 768 453
2 331 925

179 269 024
11 636 130

2 166 2311
1412 495;
3 578 726'
723 3261
1462 663!
2 185 989
2 889 557
2 875 15 8
5 764 715
91615
999
7090

4 317 122

21 754 575'
1155 443

27 227 140

30 989 073

212 961650
12 117 225

256 067 94
399157
113 427 180

869 281

4 16194
174 06

5 2I05 295
5 205 295.


9.4
20,673

1.03
45.9
33.0
78.9
4,022
2,208
351
48.1

63.0
53.3
58.2
53-9
18.0
71,348


1955


WESTERN DISTRICT


1954


ITEM
NO.


-9 1 I 4-+-II


8081

6 617 077
11 624 614
385 875
11 920
18 639 486

18 639486
18 384 622
254 864

18 646 435
573135
848749
20 068 319
7 565 825
12 061 904
426 568
14 022

766 840
884 702
21 181
133
1 672 856
157 959

26 433 262
1 269779

455 054
388 621
843 675
267 086
339 994
607 080
722 140
728 615
1450 755
19266
145
283

3 459 382

3 329 356
238 619
7741
7 035 098

30 578 541

41 614 291
1 688 999
65 171
73 947 002
25 694
40 595 273

409122

604 606
22 006
688

1 036 422


7.8
15,499

1.03
43.2
31.7
74.9
3,693
1,975
356
45.7

60.4
55.0
57.7
52.2

18.3
66,757

26.7


8071

5 749 56S
9 462 071
325 400
8 785
15 545 829

15 545 829
15 387 744
158 085

15 553 175
422 718
612 523
16 588 416
6463 021
9 763 284
352 921
9 190

793 110
680 387
19 656
42
1493195
127 135

22 154 764
1034 409

346 729
318134
664 863
227 399
260016
487 415
574 128
578 150
1152 278
16 067
191
251

2 919 324

2 780 798
195 361
5073
5 900 556

23 076 947

32 266 827
1 420617
55 840
56 820231
28 309
30 396 553

358 413

474 636
17 637
469

851155


7.8
11,591

1.04
42.3
24.7
67.0
3,128
1,490
287
35.2

74.6
51.6
63.1
59.2

17.1
52,593

26.4


60 523

19 309 697
92 143446
4 417 770
11 920
115 882 633

115 882 833
114 020 555
1 862 L78

11 902 673
4 650 311
b 914 192
126 467 176
22 670 191
90 875 000
4 907 963
14 022

2 200 498
10 787 268
409899
133
13 397 798
2 670 442

219 865 405
14 250 313

2 856149
1 967 728
4 823 877
974167
1 840 186
2 820 353
3 830 316
3 813 914
7 644 230
118 297
1 251
5 906

8 041 249

26 740 907
1 519 348
7741
36 309 245

64 648 348

276 489 022
15 486 654
65 171
356 689 195
386 041
169 905 449

1 255 869

5 298 676
226 822
688

6 782055


7.1
9,789
1.04
40.9
25.8
66.7
3,018
1,387
290
33.9

72.6
50.1
61.4
59.2

17.4
51,662


27.0


60 461

18 613 006
82 781272
3 862 647
8789
105 265 714

105 265 714
103 681526
1 584188

105 295 127
4 015 384
5 106 035
114 416 546
21249 466
88 676 876
4 281014
9190

2471503
9 424 421
365 682
42
12 261648
2 459 060

201 423 788
12 670 539

2 512 960
1 73062 9
4 243 589
950 725
1 722 67 9
2 673 404
3 463 685
3 453 308
6 916 993
107 682
1190
7341

7 236 446

24 535 373
1 350 804
5073
33 127 696

54 066 020

245 228 477
13 537 842
55 840
312 b88 179
427 466
143 b23 733

1227 694,

4 636 581
191 706
469

6 056 450


5.0
6,700

1.00
41.2
22.9
64.1
2,877
1,327
299
32.2

71.4


56.3

17.6
50,375

22.6


36 765

5 859 454
39 542 258

45 401 712

45 401 712
45 093 597
308115

45 398 339
105 146
708 737
46 212 222
6 130167
40 082 055


568 721
4 068 305

4 637 026
1 152 313

98 458 335
5 308 917

1 046 686
810 998
1 857 684
419 839
611 981
1 031 820
1 466 525
1 422 979
2 889 504
46 002
54C
5 121

1 761 637

12 063 792


13 825 429

17 834 350

111 896 937


129 731 287
342 249
59 856 433

367 810

2 207 485


2 575 295


5.2
6,208

1.00
37.8
22.4
60.z
2,656
1,199
285
31.7

70.2
55.1
62.8
56.8

18.0
47.415


22.7


SExcludes the returns of the Clinchfield R. R.; report not received in time for inclusion.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


36 751

8 697 420
37 872 959


46 570 379

46 570 379
46 253 631
316748

46 565 597
226 318
752179
47 544 094
9178810
38 365 284


792 63 8
3 941 588

4 734 226
1 202 94 5

90 159 232
5 099 951

991736
755297
1 747 033
420 667
615 851
1036 518
1412 403
1 371148
2 783 551
47 713
810
5463

2 590 572
32 670
10 931 693


13 554 935

23 740 512
205 364
98 917 866


122 863 742
354 329
55 436 149
511122
7794
2 072 32


2 591241


4.8
6,155

1.02
43.3
22.8
66.1
2,965
1,271
330
29.4

70.1
60.9
65.4
52.9

20.6
60,635

17.9


126 380

11 825 217
135 428 246
693 996
1 660 740
149 608199
196 825
149 805 024
148 689 533
1 115 491

149 632 952
3 047 669
5 086148
157 766 769
13 797 722
141 261193
986 670
1 721184

1 211 246
9 912 578
45692
438
11 169954
3 364 985

372 773 952
14 169 676

3 402 057
3031963
6 434 020
1 452642
1 944 487
3 397 129
4 854 699
4 976 450
9 831149
150340
7 672
26 339

2 210 577
2 7535 931
46 118 715
435 353
474764
51 993 340

15 897 411
15 860 737
400 846190
2 509 518
5 708 168
440 822 024
1 894 434
189 012 355

320648
332 614
6 518 629
35 742
50 546
11 908
7 270 087


4.6
5,629

1.02
41.4

6 :.7
2,868
1,214
325
29.3

69.9
58.2
64.0
53.9

20.3
57,885

17.7


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1955 O 360314(4)


page 2


126 34 5

17 403 830
124 176 215
603533
952 381
143 135 959
187 405
143 323 364
142 310 564
1012 800

143174 849
2 585 335
5231047
150 991 231
20 05715 8
129 081 583
871 305
981185

1 963 678
8 669 906
39969
504
10 674 057
3 202672

338 266 463
12 394 306

3175595
2715042
5 890 637
1 364 679
1 949708
3 314 387
4 540274
4 664 750
9205024
143181
7 318
26 424

3 562 383
3 286 604
41 615 424
383 762
270446
49118 619

22 455475
17 813 83 8
362194284
2 295633
3 328 624
408 087 854
1 868 407
172 814259

548 181
471 624
5 956 25
3372
28339

7 049 915










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Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF Ft ORHDA


111111111 111 1111111111 111111111111111111111111111111111ll l i
3 1262 08851 8294 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATITICS


.


4----. L -- -4
I UL.. DtPcgITORfY


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 T E MONTH OF SE'EMBVER 1955 AND 195L


ITEM


AVERAGES

9. Averages per ile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary............................
9-02. Net ton- iles .................... ........ ........
10. Averages per train-tile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locootiee-mlles (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-aile................ .........
10-43. Empty freight car-iles................. .........
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Grose ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tendrs) .....
10-06. Net ton-.iles ........................... ........
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locootctive-rile
12. oet ton-miles per loaded car-mile ...........................
13. Car-iele ratloe: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-mile east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-iles, west or scnth ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-sles, all directions ..........
13--04. Percent east or north of total car-ales ............
11. Avera.es per train-hour:
14-01. Train-iles .......................................
14-42. Gr.ees ton-miles (excl. locomotivoe and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-ewitclhit hours at way stations of
total train-hours ........ ........... .... ..............


UNITED STATES


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month ....................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locoootlve-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotiv-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locomntive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locomotie-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ............................
2-07. Total train-miles ................................
2-08. Ordinary .........................................
2-09. Light....... ... ..........................
3. Road locomotle-mlles:
3-01. Principal .................. ......... ..
3-02. Helper (excludes "B" and trailing "A" units) .........
3-03. Light ................................................
3-04. Total locomotiv-miles...............................
3-05. Total, steam only ................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ....... ........ ...........
3-07. Total, electric only .................................
3-08. Total, othnr ............ ...... .................
Traln-eswtching locomot le-miles:
3-09. Steam locomtive ................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotive .......................
3-11. Electric locomotle .................................
3-12. Other locomotivos..............................
3-13. Total ...................... ....................
3-1. Miles initial and final termin4al Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train eitohlng ...................................
4. Car-ailea (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, est or south ................................
4-03. Loaded. total ..................................
4- 4. Empty, east or north.................................
4-05. Empty,. est or south .............................
4-06. Lmpty, total ........................ ..............
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
408. Loaded and empty, west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars. all directions ..............
4-12. Other passenger-train care, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotlr. .......................
5-02. Oil-burning steal. loco-otivs ........................
5-03. Dieesel-electric locomotives .........................
5-04. Electric locomotives .................................
5-05. Other locomotives ................................
5-06. Total........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-b-rning tea locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-electric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains........
6-06. Total In all freight trains ........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. In -06
. Net tcn-mles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (Incl. train-switchbin hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locorotive-propelled tralta .......
8-02. Oil-burning steam locomotiv-rropelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric loccisotive-propelled trains ..........
8-C4. Electric loconctlve-prooelled trains ................
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains ...................
8-C e. Motoroar-propelled train ............................
8-07. Total train-hours ...................................


5.9
8,529

1.03
43.6
22.8
66.4
3,091
1,434
310
32.9

74.0
57.1
65.6
56.5

18.3
55,879

22.3


223 047

5245093
4 192 351
700 734
,. 4 7 b
40 363 54
44377
40 380 b31
35 91u O00
469 731

40 366 661
1 0 u1 311
1544 710
42 943 638
0 004 01 1
35 8-)96 71
650u 691
23, 40U

4C0 671
3 3D 76 5
c3 19 b

3 9532 t34
981 317

6 020o 26 3
4 525 959

982 35 3
750 755
1739105
344 372
56 116
912 486
1 32u 765
1 324 L71
2 65156
40 921
10)6
3544

1670 306
463 607
10 661 67
203577
65 221
13332 387

13 970 469
3 009 4 2
103 254 51 9
2 411351
734 789
123 380 55
20C 962
57 221 901

264 6 89

1 640 66 4
3o 1is b
6 701
12000
2 2a0 00


EASTERN DISTRICT


223 924

4995686
30 626 1 .94
568 175 .
206 541
36596 96 4
22 06 66
36 619 662
36638139
301 523

36 606 40 5
660 76C
1 53 024
38 6 22 C90
5 693130
3.L 61 b57
65672!,
:10 065

600 120
2 916 077
46 070
9 S
3 563 3 6
9016 97

79 625 417
3 969 70 5'

859 374
652 267
1 511 64
322 441
5207901
643 23o
1 181651
1 173 065
2 354 580
37 L20
1 261
3 963

1 531 19
421 390
9 744 04 5
219 531
56 69 0,
31 975 657

1l 075 75
0 .33 654
89 771214
2 010 411
703 i3C
106 793 784
292 e81
468 174 562

257 076
59 212
1 635 o4 L
27 4
6274
1405
1 907 26 5


1 I


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


4 r 4 r H e 4 e


32231

1 545 19
10 35172 5
536 05

12 432 982

12 432 98 2
12198 751
234 231

12 434 540
526 290
672 480
13 633 310
1846 374
11191996
594 936


181 00
1 321440
47 421

1 550 370
331 718

24 607 43
1727 17

306 53
207 159
513 C96
8304
186 02.3i
269 27
39158 5
393391
784 976
12 o76
159
077

575455

5 002 L 91
163132

3 740 876

4 5C2 5-1

30 674 45
1771286

37 148 26. 3
46 470
17 384 030

107 02

6230660
27 454


756 922


1955


1955


+ 4 4- H 1


52 389

1 256 060
9086 438
439 232

10 781730

10 781 730
10 597 735
183 99

10 783 755
425 524
517 32
11 726 811
1459 536
9784 763
482 67 9


168 53
1 130 46
37 672

1 3367 C6
296 051

o2 214 716
1 4y0 661

267 189
172 700
439 68
7 b k 7
766 5708

.47 452
346 059
341 2 2
607 341
10 91,2
1.10
757

435 211

4 696 64 5
136 252

3 272 102

3 259 763

26 3U7 211
1460 72

31 107 690
46742
14 o31 3251

d6 2357

529 416
20 564
O638 37

6381 3371


609'

897 564
1 500 08
52 10 5
210
2 450 26 7

2 450267
2 417 416
32 851

2 450 992
92 34 6
120 24 9
2663587
1044437
1559452
57 572
2126

103 632
116035
2 971

222 o36
21 667

3 359 o09
166 476

63 98
51751
1157395
34 154
ns 625
03 979
'C 14
1 01 576
199 716
2567
21
24

478 087

423 601
32 01 6
1174
934 878

4 242 075

5 751196
230 04 5
1 515
10 225 431
2890
5 71 636

50 476

78 08
2931
115

137 50 5


6086

669 230
1 253 632
30 444
2674
1 963 980

1 963 980
1 945 491
18 469

1 964 901
49 42 9
853 01 9
2 097 349
758 129
1 293 906
42 583
2751

89 274
99 156
2 192
6
190 c28
16721

2 92 359
145 53 9

43 ; 4
43 365
87 313
30 775
30 368
61 143
74 7 2
73 7 3
1484565
2021
18
25

347 051

367 286
23 682
1508
735 520

2 880 112

4465 682
173 150
21 064
7 540 CO 6
2 E45
4 146 54

40 803

64 779
2041
107

107 730


60 3 0

244306.
11 051 61 3
586 164
210
14 6803 49

14 883 24 9
14616167
207 o00

14 880 532
610 636
79o 72 9
lo 290 597
2 590 61l1
12 751450
652 510
2126

285141
1 457 475
50 3 9 Z

1773006
353 35

27 907 044
1 893 c4 9

372 b27
256 910
o31437
117 200
2 6 05 7
353257
489 727
494 907
9 84 694
1 2c4 3
ino
701

1053542

3 425 892
195 148
1 174
4 6 7 756

8 745 19 6

36 625 653
2001330
S51t 5
47 373 694
49 366
23 1 66

164 275

701753
30 5 8
11

696 427


60 75

1 925 90
10 350 070
477 7 6
2 674
1 74 710

12 74b 710
12 b43 2L6
202 454

12 748 650
474 95:
600 03
13 b24 160
c 417 45
11 078 6G E
525 o6 2




39 E6 .

1 527 49
312 772

25 1(7 07 7
1 635 220

311 137
1( 0U6 5
527 iO2
109 04 5
196 b50
308 595
420782
415 015
635797
13 00 3


7872 6 2

3 065 >91
161 535
1100
4 01 0 6
4 Oli o 6

0 139 87

30 652 89
1633 872
21 064
b 647 704
49 587
18 377 895

109 040

594 9
S 2 625

7407
745567


1955


37 029

72392 5
4 966 447


5690372

5 690 372
3653634
36 73

5 669 651
26 049
94 375
5 810 670
762 347
5046331



73056
539 131


61218 7
1418665

12 469 377
716 524

127 946
10C 389
236 33 5
52136
68 680
121016
180 08 2
177 25 9
357 351
5 785
6 i
346

220 79

1 526 96 4


1 747 76 2

2 301 871

14 210 984


16 512 85 b
23 689
7 962 161

47 502

281927



329 429


1954


37 121

850644
4616958


5467 602

5 467602
5 434 419
33 83

5 466 906
15 49
87 476
5 570 23
880 626
4681607



93 556
493 193


586749
147 335

11 362 104
661 972

117740
97 19
214 946
50 300
67417
117 717
168046
164 615
332 63
5 553
6 9
374

256 524

1 376 54 9


1 633 072

:551331

12 552 706


15 104 037
24 223
7 124 997

55 466

260 397



315 663


ITEM
NO.


I 4 4 H 4 h I 4 4 4


5.4
7,171

1.02
41.7
23.3
65.0
2,947
1,329
308
31.9

72.7
55.6

56.9
18.4
53,739

22.3


7.8
11,094

1.04
42.3
22.0
64.3
3,045
1,425
274
33.7

78.8
52.7
65.7
59.8

16.4
48,949


26.8


* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals,


6.7
9,055

1.04
41:.
23.4
64.9
2,935
1,343
279
32.4

77.2
50.6
64.0
60.7

16.9
48,740


27.2


10.0
23,725

1.04
47.9
34.7
82.6
4,230
2,383
351
49.8

65.2
50.9
58.0
55.3

17.8
74,364

24.4


8.0
17,094

1.03
44.9
31.4
76.3
3,876
2,131
353
47.5

58.8
58.8
58.8
50.3

18.2
69,990


26.9


8.1
12,789

1.04
4 .2
2 .2
67.4
3,241
1,584
287
36.7

76.1
52.3
64.1
59.0

16.6
52,847

26.4


6.9
10,130

1.04
42.0
24.6
66.6
3,081
1,465
290
34.9

73.9
52.1
63.1
59.0

17.1
51,809

27.1


5.1
7,168

1.00
41.8
21.4
63.2
2,921
1,408
301
33.7

71.0
61.1
66.1
54.1

17.3
50,126

23.8


4.9
6,398

1.00
39.5
21.7
61.2
2,779
1,311
293
33.1

70.1
59.0
64.6
54.8

17.3
47,818


23.2


5.2
6,893

1.02
44.4
22.3
66.7
3,028
1,329
332
30.0

73.4
59.7
66.5
55.3

20.2
60,576

18.0


4.8
5,982

1.02
42.2
22.8
65.0
2,905
1,242
326
29.5

72.6
57.1
64.9
55.9

19.9
37,316

18.1


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

SEPTEMBER 1955


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126 292

2078106
17 374 01
112 568
224 76 8
19 789 53
2 377
19 811 910
19 04 999
165 911

19 791478
387 0 6
657 oO
20 B oc0 10 7
2 3o0653
16098790
1541861
32 26 3

190 674
1349159
7606

1 547 639
486067

47 589 64
1 915 7L6

481680
389456
871336
175 036
263179
436 21 S
656 91 ,
65b2 35
1309551
19 893
b4 40
2497

403 960
463o007
5 508 620
68 429
64047
6 906 o8 9

2 923 40
3 009 4,S
52 417 68 2
410021
733 27 4
09 494004
189 70
2( 114 3 2

52 909
56 28u
857184
5603
6 690
1 28
982 14 6


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i


126 28

2 219 752
15 b69 86
90 697
203 367
1 : 30c2 662
22 6 06
Ib 406 350
16 260 494
145 856

16 392 644
369 9 5
o65 9
19 42b 19'
0 517 006
16 501597
131 460
2061:34

48 95
1194 068
6 oie
9C
1449 32
441790

43156 236
1 092 513

430 48 9
339 00-
769 493
162 496
.54 431
416 527
592 98 5
593 435
1 1o6 420
18 464
1064
2807

492 407
421 90
5 302 165
57 596
57 390
6 330 940

3 504 169
2 233 654
46 365 615
376 b39
682 066
53 042 04
219 i7i
4 671 672

72 570
59 212
781 054
5024
6167
1 40
925 435










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT BCO4NOMICS AND aTATIlCS



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 NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER 1955 AND 1954


Statemet No. M-211 (08A)


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION NO
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 19G5 1955 1954 1955 195O


AGGREGATES
1. llao of road operated at close of aonth A..................
2. Tral-miles (loomotiv-propelled and motorcar train@):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelld trait ....................
2-02. Dlesel-electric looomottve-propolled trains ..........
2-03. Electric looootlve-propelled trains .................
2-. Othr looomotlvprpolled train ...................
2-05. Total loomotie-propelled train ...................
2-06. Botoroa -propXlled trains............................
2-07. Total train-il ................................
2-08. Ordinary .............................................
2-09. Liht..............................................
3. Roed locomotivt-lle:
3-01. Principal ...........................................
3-02. B lper (zcludes 33" and trailing *A units) .........
3-03. Light ..... ............ ....................
3-04. Total locomotivT-mil ...............................
3-05. Total, stam only ...................................
3-06. Total, diesol-*lotrlc only .........................
3-07. Total, electric only.............................
3-08. Total, other.... ...............................
Train-switchin locomotlTe-alles:
-09. Steam looootve ..................................
3-10. Dieeal-electrio locomotiv ..........................
3-11. Ilectric loomotives..............................
3-12. Other locootives ..................................

3-14. Miles initial and final trials ncl. in 3-13 ......
Dienel-olectrio unit mile*:
3-15. Road ..............................................
3-16. Train switohingd.................................
4. Cau-mile, thousandss):
4-01. loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................
4-03. loaded, total.....................................
4-04. bEpty, east or north ................................
4-05. Empty, we t or south .................................
4-06. Lmpty, total .....................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, eat or north .....................
4-08. Loaded and empty. wet or south .....................
4-09. Loaded and empty. total..............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..............................
4-11. Passenger oarying cars, all directions .............
4-12. Other passaenr-trla oars, all directions ...........
5. Oross too-lles of road locom0ties Iad tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stoma locomotives ....................
5-02. Oil-burniag stoa locomotivel .......................
5-03. Di0eel-electric locomotive ..........................
5-04. lectrio locomotives.............................
5-05. Other locomotlTve....................................
5-06. Tota ... ..........................................
6. Gross ton-iales of cars, contents, and caboose (thoul):
6-01. Total in ooal-burnig stoam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-b u ig sltem locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-elotrlc locomotive trains ..........
6-04. Total In electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotiv and motorcar trains .......
6-06. Total in all freight trains .........................
6-07. Total of paes. train care and contats incl. n 6-06
7. let tcn-mles. revenue aod noonrvenue (thousead) ............
8. Tral-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steae locomotive-propelled trains .......
8-02. Oil-burning ste locomotliv-propolled trainer ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locootlie-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotvi-propelled trains ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train .........................
8-07. Total train-hourl....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ...............................
9-02. Met ton-miles ...................................
10. Averages per train-mile (excludino light trains):
10-01. Looortive-iles (principal ad helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight ar-aile ............................
10-03. Ipty freight car-miles.............................
10-04. Total freight car-iles ( lauding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-liles (m ol. locomtives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-alle ...................................
11. Oross ton-alles of locootives and tenderl per loconctive-lle
12. lot ton-alles p r loaded oar-mile...........................
13. Car-mile ratios: Lomded freight care
13-01. Percent of *tal oar-mll,. ute or north...........
13-02. Percent of total oar-ile., west or scuth ..........
13-03. eroent of total car-miles, all direction ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ailes ...........
14. Averages per trai-hour:
14-01. Trai-miles .. ................................
14-02. tr,.e- ton-mille (excl. locomotives nd tnder) .....

15. Percet train-wlitchidl hours at way stations of
tetal train-bourat ....................... .........


2237 57

42 239 401
301 859 287
0 812 498
1 897 63U
351 80 0b64
219 202
352 020 080
340 26& 045
3 75bb241

351 853 611
8 861814
13 277 401
373 992 826
48 602 091
316 719 79.
6 701324
1 969015

4 52, 336
28 146464
513 769
571
33 190 ib
0 163349

780 994 302
38 390 765

d 290 1761
6 591 150
14 887 326
3 211 378
4 965o 22
d 197 000
11 507 5'4
11 576 772
23 064 !2o
35. 113
10 569
40 915

13 691769
3 217 536
96 008 704
2 218 27
547 72
112 664 015

112 37 439
Id 870 162
895 271 924
20 409 Ol
6 508 12
1 03 437 b6
2 886 65
477 303 36

2 209 016
39C 94
15 890 037
298 752
57 935
13 188
Id 865 o22


5.7
7,814

1.02
42.8
23.5
66.3
3,025
1,370
309
32.1

72.1
56.9
64.5
55.7

18.7
55,838

22.1


223 87 8

49 7114 90
276 333 864
b 034 bb3
1 167 211
332 247 11 8
210 07 3
332 4j7 191
Z39 159 44
S 297 74 3

332 321 b61
7 701611
12 4 5 962
355 479 444
36 161 6d8
209 287 475
5 809 041
1 201240

5b 62 1399
2 000 07 8
401 727
642
31200 5 6
7 7b6 320

711 754 612
34 277 569

7 550 475
3 678 9 99
1. 423 464
3 073 67 6
4 613 769
7 607 445
10 6Z4 l 1
10 606 758
21 :30 909
336 27 2
10 396
43 200

14 922 162
3 740 664
67 096 797
1 954 097
334 417
106 050 137

112 341164
20 25 ,i 6
798 439 190
17 643 606
4 087 594
9b2 964 710
2 944 864
421 404 172

2 544 166
538630
14 335 512
253 080
35 082
71 203
17 719 673


5.4
6,895

1.02
40.7
24.0
64.7
2,895
1,280
307
31.4

71.1
55.0
63.0
56.2

18.8
53,780

22.1


52 841

14 237 81l
90 870 557
4 567 954

109 676 329

109 67o 329
107 834 664
1 641 645

109 690 776
4 603 46o
3 736 805
120 031 049
16 950 740
96 003 97
5 070 333


1 615 167
11 224 00u
43u 139

13 27 3 S1
2 644 L01

210 039 578
14 707 707

2 70> 034
1 766 266
4 495 90
795 550
1 703 224
2 490 774
3 505 184
3 489 49C
6 994 674
111 707
1 265
6 30C

b 157 322

26 413 842
1 443 861

33 015 025

3d 600 185

266 109 91C
15 570 433

320 280 532
400 625
146 694 206

954 549

3 317 73C
232 27C


6 504 ,55


7.6
10,286

1.04
41.7


2.970
1,360
275
32.6

77.3
51.2
64.3
60.3

16.9
49,239

26.7


52 39C

14 119 497
B, 405 639
3 976 47 9

100 501 615

100 501 615
98 691517
1 610 09 8

100 525 707
4 018190
011044
109 554 941
16 245 b14
60d 98 3 5
4 410 772


1 846 92 8
9 874 494
383 698

12 105 120
2 627 976

201483 742
13 1i5 811

S433 420
1 bb5 195
4 01 615
004 196
1 631 24 5
2 433 441
3 235 616
3 216 440
6 452 056
102 595
1109
7847

4 752 333

24 453 220
1 29 695

30 499 24 8

34 248 836

239 348 861
13 577 947

287 175 644
445 899
127 658 531

957 51 8

4 691 361
194 653


5 643 532


8083

7 514 941
13 124 702
437 980
12 130
21 089 7 5

21 089 753
20 802 038
287 715

21 097 427
665 481
965 9 9
22 731 906
6 610 262
13 621 356
48414C
16148

870 472
1000 737
24 152
133
1 895494
179 626

29 792 871
1 436 255

519 042
440 572
959 414
301 240
389 819
691059
820 282
830 191
1 650 473
21 833
166
307

3 937 469

3 752 957
270 635
8 915
7 969 976

34 821 216

47 365 487
191 9044
66 686
84 172 433
26 584
46 356 911

465 598

682 693
24 937
699

1 173 927


8072

6 418 799
10 715 703
363 844
11 463
17 509 809

17 509 809
17 333 235
176 574

17 518 076
472 147
695 542
18 685 765
7 221150
11 057 190
395 504
11921

882 384
779 543
21 848
48
1 683 823
143 856

25 047123
1179 94 8

390677
361499
752 176
258 174
290 384
548 558
648 851
651883
1 300 734
18 088
209
276

3 266 375

3148 084
219 044
6581
6 640 084

25 957 059

36 732 509
1 593 767
76 904
64 360 239
31 154
34 543 096

399 216

539 415
19 678
576

958 885


60 324

21 702 7 5
103 995 259
5 005 934
12 130
130 766 082

130 760 082
123 630 722
2 129 360

130 788 L05
3 26 ,947
6 703 60.)
142 76z 955
25 561 L0
111 625 332
5 560 473
10i148

2 485 639
12 224743
460 291
133
10 170 bOu
3 023 627

247 832 449
16 143 962

3 220 o70
2 226 o3
b 455 314
1 096 790
2 093C4 3
3 18 063-3
4 325 466
4 319 061bl
0 64 147
133 540
1 431
0 007

9 094 791

30 16079 y
1 714 496
9 91 3
40 985 L01

73 421 405

313 475 397
17 489 477
66 6b&
404 452 9 o
435 40)
193 05111 /

1 420 147

6 000 429
257 207
099

7 678 482


60 462

0 38 96
S3 121 342
4 340 323
11463
116 011424

116 011 424
116 224 752
1 766 672

11 043 7 3
4 490 37
o 706 b86
12d 240 706
23 460 964
29 90L5 45
4 U O 27 6
11 921

Z 729 212
10 6u4 037
405 546
48
13 758 04 3
2 771 832

22 ;b30 065
14 ,05 759

2 624 097
1 146 694
4 770 791
1000 370
1 Sz1 629
2 961 999
3 084 67
3 b60 6 3

leu 6 3
1318
o 15

8 Cl1 708

27 601304
151 b 739
6 o81
37 139 332

o0 203 695

2770 01 370
15 171 714
76 904
351 535 6
477 0 b 3
162 201627

1 3:6 734

S230776
.-14 331
576

6 CC0 417


37 065

6 583 379
45 061 691


51 645 070

51 645 070
51 297 591
347 479

51 640 976
156172
827 847
52 626 S95
6 892 514
45 734 481



641 777
4 659 984


5 301 761
1 300 470

112 796 L59
6 161 341

1 182 030
937 693
2 119 723
486 480
663 V2'r
1 170 305
1 668 10
1 621 18
3 290 028
52 340
618
5 472

1 982 435

13 814 270


15 796 805

20 136 221

126 199 420


148 335 641
367 110
68 916 998

415 312

2 519795



2 935 307


37 074

9 549 612
43 166 441


52 716 053

52 716 053
52 363 638
352 415

52 710 575
255 981
852 754
53 b19 31 0
10 070 560
43 748 750



686 194
4 482 067


5 368 261
1 367 026

103 799 048
5 684 991

1120294
8'72 249
1 992 543
486 131
688 001
1 174 132
1 606 425
1560 250
3166 675
53 944
896
5 846

2 848 664
32 670
12 579 904


1 5 461238

26 295 645
205 364
113 797 921


140 298 930
380 233
63 716 614

566 681
7 79
2 267 431



2 41 906


126 366

13 903 323
152 802 337
800 564
1 883 508
169 397 732
219 202
169 616 934
16- 335 532
1 281402

169 424 430
3 434 695
5743751
178602 876
16 148 575
159 3599903
1 140 651
1 95-467

1 401 200
11 261737
53 498
438
12 717 593
3 8510 ,b

420 363 794
16 068 462?

3 885 7
3 42o 681
7 312 289
1 628 lO6
2 200 7 5'
3 b36 062
3 513 578
3 635 573
11 145 151
170 233
85 20
20 836

2 614 543
3 217 !33
52 027 535
50- 762
538 611
08 902 209

18 820 813
18 870 162
453 597 107
2 919 539
6 441 442
500 649 0~3
2 084 139
215 335 254

373 557
390 e94
7 375 513
41 545
57 23o
13 18o
8 252 233


1i6 342

19 623 582
14( 046 081
694 230
1 155 748
161 519 641
210073
161 729 714
1u0 71 0 8
1 156 656

161 567 493
2 955 293
L 896 642
170 419 42 8
22 644 164
145 ,83 180
1 02 765
1 189 319

2 212 633
9 66. 974
46 181
594
12 123 362
3 644 462

301 4=2 699
14 006 81 9

3 606 064
3 054 046
6 660 130
1 527175
2 204 159
3 731314
b 130 259
0 258 185
10 391 444
16104 5
8 3d2
29 231

4 054 790
3 707 994
46 917 589
441 5 8
327 636
b5 4 49 67

25 639 644
20 047 492
408 559 699
2 672172
4 010 690
461 12 897
2 087 578
195 465 931

620 751
530 836
6 737 305
38 74 9
34 506
13 203
7 975 350


+ 4- 4- 4 i 4i i 4-4


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
49,144


27.0


9.4
21,008

1.03
46.1
33.2
79.3
4,046
2,228
351
48.3

63.3
53.0
58.1
54.1
18.0
71,702

24.4


7.9
15,675

1.03
43.4
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


7.8
11,722

1.04
42.4
24.8
67.2
3,144
1,501
287
35.4

74.6
51.5
63.1
59.2

17.0
52,674

26.4


7.0
9,827

1.04
41.0
25.7
66.7
3,025
1.396
290
34.0

72.7
50.3
61.5
59.2
17.3
51,678


27.0


5.1
6,811

1.00
41.3
22.8
64.1
2,892
1,343
300
32.5

70.8
57.8
64.4
55.8

17.6
50,538

22.7


5.2
6,295

1.00
38.1
22.4
60.5
2,679
1,217
287
32.0

69.7
55.9
62.9

17.9
47,690


22.7


4.9
6,242

1.02
43.4
22.8
66.2
2,974
1,279
330
29.4

70.5
60.8
65.6
53.1
20.6
60,668

17.9


4.7
5,668

1.02
41.5
23.2
2,872
1,217
324
29.4

70.2
58.1
64.1
54.1

20.3
57,819

17.7


0 ____________ 1 U .0. ___________ 4- .1. 0 L ________________________-~ U .0 0


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


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BUREAU OP TRANSPORT BCONOMICS AND SrATuISIC


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 1955 AND 1954


Statement No. M.-211 (OSA)
OCI'OBER 1955


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUJDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. lles of road operated at lose of month ..................... 223 019 233 5 4 52 2 9 52 384 6071 8 09 9 60 300 60 48 37 02 8 37 105 126 291 126 366
2. Train-ales (locomotiro-propelled and motorcar trained :
2-01.Steaa locoaotive-proplled train .................... 5490333 553 020 1664547 1348599 915107 736950 2579734 2 087549 759802 971775 2156797 493 696 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 36 14 740 3 998 3 7 10 944 039 9 662 619 1 627 74 8 1 346 342 12 571787 11 008 961 5 243 261 4 925 546 18 309 t92 17 063 730 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................ 704 121 5b3 362 537 324 446 239 56 104 43 316 595 428 489 555 106 t93 93 627 2-o3
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled train .................... 222 949 243 136 -- 4 541 4 541 222 949 238 595 2-04
2-05. Total locootive-propelled trains .................... 42546143 39377775 13145 910 11457 457 2601039 2133149 15746949 13590606 6003063 5897 321 20790131 19889846 2-05
2-06. otorar-proplld trained ............................ 22 476 23 636 22 476 23 636 2-06
2-07. Total train-miles .................................... 42 570 419 39401 411 13145910 11457457 2601039 2133149 15746949 13590606 6003063 5897 321 20820007 19913484 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ......................................... 4207 451 38987003 12 893 506 11 265 544 2568169 2108 61 15461075 13 374405 5 965 369 5859 928 20651407 19752670 2-08
2-09. Light ................................................ ,2 16b 414 40b 252 404 191 913 32 870 24286 285 74 216 201 37 694 37393 169 200 160 614 2-09
3. Road locoaoti e- iles
3-01. Principal ......................... ................ 42 555091 39 303 92t 13147996 11459966 2601944 2 134306 15749940 13594272 6002381 5896641 20802770 1993 015 3-01
3-02. Helper excludee. ""B and trailing -A" unit) ......... 1080 78 6 934 7 71 576 5 4 7 455 34 90 68 9 62 806 666 936 518 i4 8 25 127 17 333 386 723 399 290 3-02
3-C3. Light ................................................ 1 58o 74 1 488 5 715 588 558 261 125 103 98 025 840 91 656 286 99 202 97 338 646 856 734 659 3-03
3-04. Total locomotivn-milee ............................... 45 <2 026 41 806 9682 14 441 831 1473 569 2 817 736 2 95 137 17 259 567 14768706 6 126 710 6011 312 21 830349 21 026 964 3-04
3-05. Total, stam only .................................... 0 263 69; 6335 400 1 987 407 1 569 591 1064 259 849 526 3051 066 2 419 117 797 075 1015720 2 415 151 2 900 569 3-05
3-06. Total, dimoel-electric only .......................... 37 915 223 34 547 415 11 853 047 10 409 52 1 687 938 1 393 245 13 541 585 11 802766 5 329 635 4 995 592 19044003 17 749 055 3-06
3 07. Total, electric only ................................. .813 189 674 21l 600 777 494 45 5 63 859 47 66 9 664 036 542 124- 146 553 132 094 3-07
3-08. Total, other ........................................ 230 32 2 49y 45 1 680 4 697 1 080 4 697 226e 4 ;245 246 3-08
Traln-ewltching locomotiye-alles:
3-09. Steam locomotives ................................... 5o1 737 640 202 185 381 160 915 102 716 99 320 286 097 260 233 77 272 105 126 196 368 274 643 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ......................... 3 496 159 3 092 457 1 360 68 1 197 356 126 994 103 470 1 495 879 1 300 626 575 524 522 605 1426 75 6 1 268 626 3-10
3-11. Electric locowotlves ................................. 60 476 54 6 5470 136 44 078 3 053 2 527 53 189 46 605 7 287 7 571 -11
3-12. Other loconotives .................................... 90 1 1 8 72 3-12
3-13. Total................................................ 4120 372 3786725 1 602 402 1402347 234763 205335 1 637165 1 607 682 652 796 627 731 1 630 411 1551312 3-13
3-14. iles initial and final terminal. inc. in 3-13 ...... 1 0 7 100 95 5555 340775 300 205 23146 18 173 363 921 326378 154 410 1586512 516769 470665 3-14
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ............................................. 93183558 8558145 26211450 23673680 3645868 3129 152 29 857 31 26802 832 13221596 12197455 50104044 46581658 3-15
3-16. Train setching ...................................... 4776392 4 254703 1 802451 1 585 653 184658 151488 1987109 1737 341 771750 702183 2017 533 1815 79 3-16
4. Car-miles (thousands):
-l. Loaded, east or north ................................ 1043510 951525 333666 293 333 68 486 4977 402152 343 210 137 634 130093 503724 476 222 -01
4-02. Loaded eet or south ... 25805 715497 225 805 188 377 54351 48438 280156 2 36615 118104 107198 427545 371484 4-02
-03. Loaded, total ...................................... 1 869 31 5 1 667 022 559 471 481 710 122 837 98 315 682 30 6 580 L25 255 738 237 291 931 269 649 706 4-03
4-04. mpty east or north ................................. 361998 348141 86002 83922 26 36 34 33 122265 118255 56186 55194 183547 174692 4-04
A-05. Empty. west or south ................................. 571 012 556491 % 188094 179224 50069 3374 23 163 212970 74097 76277 259352 267 244 4-05
4-06. Lmpty, total....................................... 933 610 904032 274096 263 146 86332 68079 360428 331225 130283 131 471 442 899 441936 4-06
-07. Loaded and eomty. east or-north ......................- .. 1405 50.6 1 299666 4198~ 66 377255 104749 84210 524417 461465 193 820 185287 687 271 652914 4-07
-08. Loaded an empty, est or south ...................... 1 397 417 1 71 988 413 899 367 60. 104 420 82 184 518319 44978 5 192201 183475 686 897 638720 --08
4-09. Loaded and empty. total .............................. 2 80292 2 571654 833 567 744 650 209169 166394 1042736 911 250 386021 368762 1534166 1 291642 4-09
4-10. Caboose, alldirectione ............................ 43136 39 916 13 450 11 637 2 686 2 196 16 136 13 635 6 098 5 990 20 902 20 093 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions .............. 107 5. 1 412 159 i0 2 19 30 178 132 63 100 834 1 180 4-11
a-12. Other paesenger-traln care, all directions ........... 3 973 3 616 604 763 30 27 7 2 790 394 469 2 907 2 557 4-12
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tender. (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stem locootires ....................... 1 752 668 1 697 541 619 226 473 691 492 257 387 337 111 483 861 228 230 225 296751 410 960 539 562 5-01
5-02. Oi1-b rning steam locomotiTe ....................... 467 344 480 927 467 344 480 927 5-02
5-03. Dieeel-electrlc locootives. .......................... 1145 162 10466784 3165 998 2 875 b05 460 944 396875 3626942 3 272 680 1 616 606 1480643 6 214012 5713461 5-03
5-04. Electric locootes.. ............................ 266 487, 229 308 166 112 145 06 8 35 855 26 409 201 s6 7 171 477 64 520 57 831 5-04
5-05. Other lo-ootlvee..................................... 63 97 6 70 222 927 2 593 927 2 593 63051 67 629 5-05
5-06. Total ................................................ 1400 391 12944782 3951336 3494764 989 983 813 214 4941319 4 307978 1846 833 1777394 7220487 6859410 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents., and cabhoses (thoue):
6-01. Total In coal-burninm steam locomotive trains ........ 14421991 13513026 4776175 3559082 4293735 3302296 9069 910 6861 378 435 935 2 970902 2 916146 3680740 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-brning steam locomotive trains ......... 3 065 o7 3 2 716 68 3065 07 3 2 716 683 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains..... 109 870404 97383763 32817119 28580794 6394201 5022o050 39211320 33602 844 15 415 667 13 707 642 55243417 50073077 6-03
6-04. Total In electric locomoti. train.............. 2 456 273 2076780 1 814 504 1 555 21 244 724 191 623 2059 2 6 1 747 544 39704 329 236 6-04
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 730 870 820 G2 -- 32 015 32 015 730 70 788008 6-05
6-06. Total In all frleght trains ......................... 130 545 11 116510275 39407798 33695797 10932660 8547984 50 340 456 42 243781 17 851 602 16678744 62 353151 57587750 6-06
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Incl. in 6-06 281 78 8 295 92 44 409 45 987 2 927 3741 47 3 3 6 49 728 25 776 32 253 206 076 213 311 6-07
7. Net Icn-lles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousand) .......... .... 60694047 52712203 18654045 15464167 6144443 4746776 24796486 20210943 8602391 7835512 27 293166 24665746 7
8. Train-hours (Incl. traln-switchlng hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burlng trean locomotlve-propelled trains ....... 277L8 8 282 282 114446 93 432 57 095 45711 171 41 139 143 51142 64 177 55005 78 962 8-01
8-02. Oil-burnlng steam locomotive-ropelled trains ........ 61 140 70 681 61140 70 68 1 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locccotive-propelled trains .......... 1 933 694 1 751 302 651060 567 561 86 35 6 70 344 737 416 637 905 300 074 275 993 896 404 837 404 8-03
8-04. Electric locomcive-pro.elled train ................. 36 6876 29 62 2 187 22 047 319 5 2 279 31 382 24 326 5 494 5 302 8-04
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains .................... 6 037 7 341 224 224 6 37 7117 8-05
8-C6. Mctoroar-propelled trane ........ ................... 1 32 6 1 494 1 32 6 1 494 8-06
8-07. Totaltrain-our.................................... 2 317561 2 142 72 793 693 683 40 146 646 118 55 940 339 801 59 351216 340 170 1026 006 1000 960 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Trala-illes. ordinary ............................... 6.1 5.6 8.0 6.9 10.3 8.4 8.3 7.1 5.2 5.1 5.3 5.0 9-01
9-02. het ton-silos ....................................... 8,755 7,593 11,521 9,523 24.558 18,906 13,266 10,779 7,494 6,812 6,971 6,297 9-02
10. Averages per train-c.ile (excluding light traine:
10-01. locorotive-miles (principal and helper) ............. 1.03 1.02 1. 1.04 1.0 103 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-mile ............................. "..4 42.8 43.4 42.8 47.8 46.6 44.1 4).4 42.9 40. 45.1 43.0 10-2
10-03. Empt1 freight car- l ............................ 22.2 23.2 21.3 23.3 33.6 32.3 23. 2 .7 21.8 22.4 21.4 22.4 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-mile. (excluding caboose) ......... 66.6 66.0 64.7 66.1 81.4 78.9 67.4 68.1 64.7 62.9 66.5 65.4 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-illes (excl. locomotive. and tenders ..... 3,102 2,988 3,056 2,991 4,257 4,053 3,256 3,159 2,993 2,846 3,019 2,915 10-05
10-06. Net ton-ille ....................................... 1,442 1,352 1,447 1,373 2,393 2,251 1,604 1,511 1,442 1,337 1,322 1,249 10-06
11. Groes t .-miles of locomotives and tenders per loconttive-rile 310 310 274 280 351 354 286 292 301 296 331 326 11
12. Bet ton-mlles ipr loaded car-mile ............................ 32.5 31.6 33.3 32.1 50.0 48.3 36.3 34.8 33.6 33.0 29.3 29.0 12
13. Car-nile ratloe: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-mlls., east or north ........... 74.2 73.2 79.5 77.8 65.4 59.2 76.7 74.4 71.0 70.2 73.3 73.2 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-lmles, west or th ........... 59.1 56.3 54.6 51.2 52.1 58.9 54.1 52.7 61.4 58.4 62.2 58.2 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-ilee, ll direction .......... 66.7 64.8 67.1 64.7 8.7 59.1 65.4 63.7 66.2 64.3 67.8 65.8 13-0;
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-iles ............ 55.8 57.1 59.6 60.9 55.8 50.7 58.9 59.2 53.8 54.8 54.1 56.3 13-04
14. Aeerages per train-hour:
14-Cl. Train-le. ......................................... 18.4 18.4 16.6 16.8 17.7 18.0 16.7 17.0 17.1 17.3 20.3 19.9 14-01
14-c2. ur .*, ton-:.lles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 56,329 54,375 49,651 49,332 74.551 72,100 53,534 52,699 50,828 49,031 60.773 57,533 lh-02
15. Percent traln-woit]<.lig hour. at way station of
tc tal train-hb r 4 ........................................ 22.2 22.0 26.5 26.7 24.1 26.3 26.1 26.6 23.7 23.0 18.118.0 15

Excludes switching time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminal .


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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 129 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER 1955 AND 1954


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AGGREGATES
1.. (iles of road operated at close of month #..................
2. Train-miles (locomotlvo-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotivr-propelled trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electric locoaotliv-propelled tran. ..........
2-03. Electric locomotite-propelled trains ................
2-0 Other locomotlie-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains..........................
2-07. Total train-miles ................................ .
2-08. Ordinary ............................. ..........
2-09. Light ....................... ....................
3. Road loconotive-miles:
3-01. Principal .. ....... ..........................
3-02. Helper (excludes .B. and tralling "A' units) .........
3-03. Light .. ....... ..............................
3-0 Total locomotiv-ml ................. .........
3-05. Total, tea only ....................... ......
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .........................
3-07. Total, electric only ............................. .
3-08. Total, other .............................. ......
Traln-swltching locomotlve-miles:
3-09. Steam locomoti s ........................ ........
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives .......................
3-11. Electric locoretive .. ...........................
3-12. Other locomotives ....................... ........
3-13. TotAl ..............................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal locl. in 3-13 ......
Diessl-olectric unit miles.
3-15. Road .... ..................................
3-16. Train witching .................................
4. Car-miles (thousands):
-C01. Loaded, east or north ..........................
-02. Loaded, eet or south ............................
4-03. Loaded, total ..................... ... ..
4-0.. Empty, east or north ............................
O-05. Empty. est or suth...........................
h-06. Empty, total .. ...............................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................
h-08. Loaded ai epty, est or south...................
4-09. Loaded and empty. total ..........................
4-1.l Caboose, all directions .........................
-11l. Passenger carrying cars, all directions ...........
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions .........
5. Gross ton-tiles of road locomotives and tenders (thou.):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives .......................
5-02. 011-blrning steam locomotilvs .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ... .................
5.04. Electric locomotives ..............................
5-05. Other locomoties .. ............................
5-06. Total .........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars. contents. and cabosole (thous):
6-01, Total in coal-burnaing etea locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ...........
6-0. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains .......................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Incl. in 6-06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-houre (incl. train-owitching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning stea locomotive-propelled tairn, .......
8-02. Oil-burnlng ateam locomotie-nrooealed trane ........
8-03. Dilsel-elect Ic locomnotive-propelled trains ..........
8-0o. Electric loconctlve-propelled train ................
8-05. Other locorotlte-propelled trains...................
8-06. Motoroar-pronelled trained .......... .....
8-07. Total train-hours ..................... .. ........

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Tra n- le ordinary ......... ............ .. ..
9-02. Pet ton-milae ..... .. ..........................
10. Averages per train-mile excludingg light trains):
10-01. locomotive-olles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ............................
103-3. Eapty freight car-mile..........................
10-0t. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ....
10C-05. Gros ton-miles (axcl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton- le ......... .........................
11. Gross ten-miles of loco-otives and tender, per loconctive-rile
12. Net ton-lmles per loaded car-mile ..........................
13. Car-mile ratio: Loaded freight carl
13-01. Percent of total car-miles. east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles. cest or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-les, all direction .........
13-0. Percent east or north of total car-miles ............
14. Aeorages per traln-hour:
1 -01. Train-mile ........ ........ ....................
14-02. Groos ton-milee (sxcl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent traln-switchlog hours at way itatlons of
total train-bours* .......... .........................


1954


22 739

47 735 794
337 984 027
6 510 619
2 120 587
394 357 027
241 678
394 596 705
390 340 161
4 250 544

394 408 702
9 942 oOO
14 864150
419 21j 452
54 865 983
354 635 019
7 514 513
2 199 937

5 091 073
31 644 623
574 c65
571
37 310 532
9 220 449

674 177 660
43 167157

9 342 087
7 414 557
16 750o 44
3 57-5 75
b 557 237
9 130 612
12 915 462
12 971794
25 887 256
399249
11 644
446688

15 444 437
3 684 882
107 449492
2 464 765
6117 04
129 675 280

126 800 430
21 935 635
100b 154978
22 865 4 69
7 238 998
1 183 995 530
3 168 446
537 997 410

2 486 704
452034
17 829 931
335 628
64 572
14 51
21 183 38


5.4
6,966

1.02
41.0
23.9
64.9
2,905
1,288
307
31.4

71.3
55.1
63.2
56.3

18.7
53,844


22.1


EASTERN DISTRICT


52 240

902 265
814 590
105 178

822 239


52 390

15 468 096
Z2 068 258
4 422 718

111 959072


122 822 239 111 959 072
120 726 190 110157 061
2 094049 1 b02 011


223 888

55 264 510
309 332 101
5 617 935
1 410 347
371 624 893
233 709
371 858 602
36b 146 431
3 712 151

371 705 779
8 636 382
13 944 265
394 286 426
62 517 094
323 834 890
6 483 259
1451183

6 468 341
28 092 335
505 903
732
35 067 311
0 738 875

797 334 557
38 532272
8 502 000
6 588 486
15 090 486
3 421 817
5 370 260
8 792 077
11 92.3 817
11 958 746
23 b82 563
376 190
12 008
47 016

16 619 703
4 221 591
S7 574 650
2 183 405
404 63 9
121 003 988

125 bb4 210
22 969 539
b95 6b2 953
19 920 666
4 907 617
L 009 474 965
3 240156
474 116 376

2 b26 448
609 311
16 086 814
282 708
42 423
14 697
19 662 401


7.6
10,412

1.04
41.9
22.9
64.8
2,979
1,370
275
32.7

77.5
51.5
64.6
60.2

16.8
49,284


26.7


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


111 985 673
4 473 532
5 569 305
122 028 510
17 615 405
99 207 878
4 905 227


2 007 841
11 071 850
427 776

13 507 467
2 936 1 o

225157 422
14 711 664

2 726 753
1773 572
4 500 32 5
686 11 8
1610 4 69
2 696 507
3 612 871
3584041
7196 912
114 232
1 211
8 610

b 226 224

27 338 094
1 438 763

34 003 0ol

37 607 91 8

267 929 655
15 133 868

320 671 441
491 8d6
143 122 699

1050 950

5 258 922
216 700


6 526 572


6.9
8,986

1.04
40.8
24.5
65.3
2,913
1,299
279
31.8

75.5
49.5
62.5
60.6

17.2
49.164


27.0


POCAHONTAS REGION


8 079

8 430 128
14 752 450
496 084
12 130
23 690 792

23 690 792
23 370 207
320 585

23 699 371
756 170
1 094101
25 549 642
9 674 521
15 309 294
547 999
17 828

973188
1 129731
27 205
133
2 130 257
202 772

33 438 739
1 620 913

587 528
494 723
1 082 251
337 503
439888
777 291
925 031
934 611
1 859 642
24 519
185
137

4429726

4 213 901
306 490
9 842
8 959 959

39 114 951

53 759 688
2 163 763
66 686
95 105 093
31 511
52 501 354

522 693

769 049
28 132
699

1 320 573


9.5
21,377

1.03
46.3
33.3
79.6
4,070
2,247
351
48.5

63.5
52.9
58.2
54.3

17.9
72,018


24.3


8075

7157749
12 062 045
407 160
16 004
19 642 958


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUiDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


60 319

24 332 493
116 567 040
b 601 362
12 130
146 513 031


19 642 958 146 513 031
19 442 096 144 098 197
200 862 2 414 634


19 652 382
534 953
793567
20 980 902
8 070 676
12 450 435
443173
16 618

981704
883 013
24375
66
1889158
162 029

28176 275
1331436

440 554
409 937
850491
292 507
324130
616 637
733 061
734 067
1467128
20 286
239
303

3 653 712

3 544 959
245 453
9174
7 453 298

29 259 355

41 754 559
1 785 390
108 919
72 908 223
34 895
39 289 872

444 927

609 759
21 957
800

1 077 44 3


7.9
16,005

1.03
43.8
31.7
75.5
3.750
2.021
355
46.2

60.1
55.8
58.0
51.8

18.2
67,668


26.7


146 538 145
b 937 b63
7 540 494
160 022 522
28 612 668
125 166 917
6 225 109
17 828

2 773 730
13 720 622
51. 480
133
17 007 971
3 387 748


60465

22 625 845
104 130 303
4 829 87 8
16 004
131 602 030

131 602 030
129 599 157
2 002 873

131638 055
5 008 485
6 362 872
143 009 412
25 686 081
111 758 313
j 348 400
16 618

2 989 545
11 954 863
452151
66
15 396 625
3 098 210


SOUTHERN REGION


37 060

7 343181
50 304 952


57 648 133

57 648 133
57 262 960
385 173

57 643 357
183 299
927049
58 753705
7 689 589
51 064 116



719049
5 235 508


5 954 557
1 462 880


37 076

10 521 387
48 091 987


58 613 374

58 613 374
58 223 566
389 808

58 607 216
273 314
950092
59 830 622
11086 280
48 744 342



991320
5 004 67 2


5 995 992
1 525 538


277 689 767 253 333 697 126 019 655115 996 503
18 131071 16043100 6 933091 6 587174


3 630 82o
2 500 794
6 137 622
1 219 055
2 331 c00
3 550 261
4 849 883
4 63o GO0
9 667 683
14y 676
1 609
7 279

10 200 274

33 77o 567
1 910 463
9 642
45 906 944

82 491 315

352 686 717
19 546 705
66 066
454 793 423
482 745
217 649 605

1 591 ob8

6 737 845
280 589
699

6 618 621


7.9
11,880

1.04
42.6
24.6
67.2
3,156
1,512
287
35.5

74.9
51.8
63.4
59.2

17.0
52,767


26.3


3 167 307
2183 509
5 350 816
1 178 625
S134 59 9
3 313 224
4 345 932
4 318108
u 664040
134 518
1450
8913

8 879 936

30 683 053
1 684 216
9174
41 456 37 9

67 067 273

309 684 214
16 919 258
108 91 9
393 779 664
526 781
lb2 412 571

1495 877

5 868 681
238 657
800

7 604 015


7.1
9,924

1.04
41.3
25.6
66.9
3,038
1,408
290
34.1

72.9
50.6
61.8
59.2

17.3
51,786


27.0


1 319 664
1055 797
2 375 461
542 666
757 922
1 300 588
1 862 30
1813 719
3 676 049
58 438
681
5 866

2 212 660

15 430 979


17 643 638

22 572156

143 615 087


166 187 243
392 886
77 519 389

466 454

2 819 869



3 286 323


5.1
6,881

1.00
41.5
22.7
64.2
2,902
1,354
300
32.6

70.9
58.2
64.6
55.6

17.5
50,569

22.8


1 250 387
979 447
2 229 834
541325
764 27 8
1 305 603
1 791712
1 743725
3 535 437
59 934
996
6315

3145 415
32 670
14 060 547


17 238 632

29 266 547
205 364
127 505 763


156 977 674
412 4 86
71 552 126

630 858
7794
2 643 424



3 282 07 6


5.2
6,348

1.00
38.1
22.4
60.7
2,696
1,229
288
32.1

69.8
56.2
63.1
56.1

17.9
47,829


22.7


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


WESTERN DISTRICT


1955


126 260

16 060 120
171 112 029
915 257
2 108 457
190 195 663
241 678
190 437 541
188 986 804
1 450 737

190 227 200
3 821 418
6 390 607
200 439 S.25
o1 563 726
176 403 986
1 289 404
2 182 109

1 598 288
12 688 493
60 785
438
14 348 004
4 369 821

470 468 436
lo 102 995

4 391 595
3 851966
8 243 561
1 811 054
2 468109
4 279763
6 203 249
6 320 075
12 523124
191 135
9 354
31 743

3 025 503
3 684 882
Sd 242 147
568 302
601 862
66 122 696

21 730 959
21 935 835
508 853174
3 316 584
7 172 312
563 014 864
2 292 815
242 628 422

428 562
452 034
8 272 217
47 039
63 873
14 514
9 278 239


4.9
6,316

1.02
43.6
22.7
66.3
2,979
1,284
330
29.4

70.8
60.9
65.8
53.3

20.5
60,681


17.9


1954


126 347

22 117 278
157 109 811
788 057
1394 343
Ibl 409 489
233 709
161 643 198
160 323 728
1 319 470

181460 508
3 354 583
6 631301
191 446 392
25 544 733
163 332 235
1134 859
1 434 565

2 487 476
11 132 800
53 752
666
13 674 694
4 115 127

420 004 357
15 901 998

4 084 306
3425 530
7 509 836
1 701 867
2471383
4173 250
5 786 173
5 896 913
11 683086
181738
9562
31788

4 594 362
4 188 921
52 631050
499 189
395 465
62 308 977

29 520 390
22 764 175
456 632 976
3 001408
4 798 698
518 717 647
2 300 889
220 151679

699 713
601 517
7 574 709
44051
41 623
14 697
8 976 310


4.7
5,732

1.02
41.7
23.1
64.8
2,877
1,221
325
29.3

70.6
58.1
64.3


20.2
57,787


17.7


122 838 774
5 181 713
6 452 393
134 472 680
18 93d 147
109 857 623
b 677 110


1 800 548
12 590 891
486275

14 877 714
3 184 976

244 251 020
16 510158

3 045 300
2 012 071
5 055 371
881 552
1 891 18
2 772 870
3 924 852
3 903 369
7 828 641
125 157
1 424
6 942

3 770 546

29 562 460
1 609 973

36 94b 967

43 376 664

298 927 029
17 384 937

359 686 330
451 34
165 346 51

1 06b 995

S966 790
260 457


7 298 48


ITEM
NO.


5.7
7,910

1.02
42.9
23.4
66.3
3,033
1,378
309
32.1

72.3
57.2
64.7
55.8

18.6
55,893

22.1


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Subject te revision


UNIVERSITY OF FL ORIDA


1 I H11111 1111111111111llII I810i INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
162 08851 8310 BUREAU OP TRANSPORT EONOIICS AND BTATrInC


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

NOVEMBER 1955


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


NOVEMBER 1955 AND 1954


ITEM


tAUtKa:.AA I Eo

1. Miles of road operated at closs of month .....................
2. Train-ailes (locoaotiv-propelled and motorcar train):
2-01. Stea locoootive-propelled trainl*....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locootive-propelled train .......
2-03. Electric locootive-propelled trains ...............
2-04. Other loeosotive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locoeotive-propelled trains ....................
2-06. Motoroar-propelled train .........................
2-07. Total train-all ....................................
2-08. Ordinary ...................................... ...
2-09. Light .................... ........ ...........
3. Road locomotiv,-illes:
3-01. Principal........................................
3-02. Helper (excludes B and tralin "A uit) .........
3-03. Light ................................... .. .. ..
3-04. Total locomotivT-ailes ..............................
3-05. Total, tesam only ................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ...........................
3-07. Total, electric only ...............................
3-08. Total, oth ..................................
Train-switching locomotive-miles:
3-09. Steam locomotives ................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives........................
3-11. Electric locomotives .................................
3-12. Other loco otivo ....................................
3-13. Total... .....................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diessl-olectrlc unit miles:
3-15. Road ........................................ ....
3-16. Train swtoehin...................................
4. COr-miles thousandss):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ..............................
4-02. Loaded, west or south.............................
4-03. Loaded, total...................................
4-04. Iapty, east or north ........................... ...
4-05. Empty. wst or south ...............................
4-06. Empty, total ................................... ..
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and epty, west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total ............................
4-10. Caboose. all direction ...........................
4-11. Passenger carrying care all directions ..............
4-12. Other pasenger-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-llss of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives ......................
5-02. Oll-burning stean locomotiv ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ........................
5-04. Electric locomotive .................................
5-05. Other locoaotivs................................
5-06. Total ........................................ ...
6. Gross ton-niles of car. contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burnin sta locootie trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-rburning stea locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains .............
6-06. Total in electric locomotive trains .................
6-05. Total In other locomotivs and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains.......................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. in 6-0
7. Net tcn-riles. revenue and nonrevenue thousandse) ...........
8. ra-hr cl.Trai s train-itching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-urning steaM locomotlve-propelled tran .......
8-02. Oil-burnig steam locomotlve-propelled train ........
8-03. Daesel-elect ic locomotive-propelled trains..........
8-04. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ....................
8-06. t otoroar-propelled trained .................. .......
8-07. Total train-hours ................... ...........

AVERAGES

9. Average per aile of road per day:
9-01. Trai-iles, ordinary.............................
9-02. et ton-ile ............................
10. Averaoe per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locomotive-imle (principal and helper)............
10-02. Loaded freight car-iles .........................
10-03. Kpty freight car-miles ..........................
10-04. Total freight car--ilee (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-iles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-niles ...................................
11. Gross t'n-nlilea of locomotives and tenders per locomotive-sile
12. Net ton- ile per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-mllss, acut or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles., west or south .........
13-03. Percent of total car-alles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-Biles ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles .....................................
14-02. Groos ton-miles (ecl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


UNITED STATES


1955


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


I- 4 -6


1955


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


1955 1 1954 I


I- t t I-II


223 58 ;

4986560
3507654 7
660 738
217 63
40 945 477
22 22 4
40 967 7ul
40 499 26 4
46 437

40 953 261
992 357
1 524 950
43 470 56 8
5683081
36 b09 1 1
751 64 5
226 231

512 61 3
3 382 94 5
62 11 6

3 957 076
1 006 00 6

90 132 641
4 585 988

937 361
760 98 5
1696346
389 b3 :,
574 130
963 76 5
1 326 996
1 335 11 5
2 662111
41 456
952
3516

1 597 74 b
39 5S b
11042 991
242574
63 0 4
13 336 9S -

12 799 8 4
2 49b 70 02
103 389 Z 7
2195 712
7 o 54"4
121 616 769
247 b4 3
55 229 002

260 1 1
50 116
1 856 7- 6
34 150
o 4 0
S21 59
2 210 b0 4


6.0
8,234

1.02
41.9
23.8
65.7
3,003
1,364
307
32.5

70.6
57.0
63.8
55.2

18.5
55,010


22.2


223 917

4 817 670
31 76306 9
563 426
212 623
37 35678o
20 5 5
37 377 34 6
37014 575
362771

37 363 719
853678
1 404 682
39 622 07 9
5 463 614
33 284 991
652947
220 527

582 590
2 987 o93
51 837
90
3 622 410
900 952

82 411 536
4098974

872084
660 039
1 532 723
352 262
547 553
899 b1 5
1 224 346
1 208 192
2432 53 8
37 o4 c
1287
3 581

1 507 200
353 641
1! 075 296
219 906
61 704
1 ? 217 74 7

11817 -98
1 b42 6 6
92 434 2 24
1 99b 52 9
751 2 3
108 644 OC
282 67o
48 521 414

253 7 3
49 153
1665022
28 121
6 2 7C
1 051
2 003 o7 C


5.5
7,223

1.02
41.4
24.3
65.7
2,941
1,311
308
31.7

71.2
54.7
63.0
56.9

18.7
54,322

22.6


52 204

1617 495
10642336
521 92 7

12 781 75 8

12 781 758
12 538 71 6
243042

12 783 64 6
535 156
705 332
14024 134
1945536
11 503 829
574 769


181 35 6
1 307 916
52 963

1542 235
328 760

25 346 081
1713081

310 319
205 753
516 072
90 94 9
194 532
285 481
401268
400 28 5
801 553
13060
125
600

597 111

3 026 38 3
156 984

3 784478

4 415 417

31 277 215
1674 648

37 367 280
365 829
17 302 08 3

112157

626 893
26 64 3


767 693


8.0
11,048

1.04
41.1
22.8
63.9
2,980
1,380
270
33.5

77.3
51.4
64.4
60.3

16.6
48,675


26.3


52 347

1 306 052
9 486 o05
443 317

11 235 574

11 Z35 574
11 052 367
183 207

11 237 471
428 122
558 102
12 223 69 5
1 502 09 9
10 227 060
494 536


159 953
1179 LS1
44 083

1 383 851
300 111

23 065 797
1 559 098

283185
173737
456 922
86 262
183 695
270 157
369 447
357 632
727 079
11 433
99
733

459 716

2813764
144 710

3 418 190

3415 302

27 770 642
1 536 333

32 722 277
44 56 9
14 859 416

89 295

553 612
21 531


664 438


7.0
9,462

1.04
41.3
24.5
65.8
2,961
1,344
280
32.5

76.7
48.6
62.8
62.0

16.9
49,248


27.2


8071

88121 7
1582306
51 653

2 515176

2515176
2 482 44 3
32 733

2 516 02 6
67 825
111033
2 694 884
994 60 5
1 641 188
56 737
2354

97 130
126 274
2860

226 264
22 931

3528050
180 356

61759
50 476
112 23 5
35 920
49 054
84 974
97 679
99 530
197 209
2595
15
39

469 850

44550 9
32 179
1299
948 837

3 960 984

5 805 16 8
216 802

9 982 954
3234
5 540 290

54 761

83 12 6
3028


140 91


10.3
22,881

1.03
45.2
34.2
79.4
4,021
2,232
352
49."

63.2
50.7
56.9
55.0

17.8
70,844


24.0


8099

735 719
1287 567
42 196
2225
2 067 707

2 067 707
2 047 36
19 871

2 068 644
60 240
95 019
2 223 903
842 047
1 331 890
46713
3 253

97 512
95 7 74
2 326

195 612
17 354

2 970 338
142 575

48005
41 453
89 458
32 7 58
36 642
69 400
80 763
78 095
158 85 8
2 137
18
27

384 902

375 740
26728
1796
789 166

3 209 08 9

4506020
188 612
11 22 5
7914 946
2797
4 268 121

45719

66 840
2 293
111

114 963


8.4
17,566

1.03
43.7
33.9
77.6
3,865
2,084
355
47.7

59.4
53.1.
56.3
53.7

18.0
68,848


25.8


60 275

2 498 712
12 224 04 2
573 580

15 296 934

15 296 934
15 021159
27 775

15 299 072
602 981
816 36 5
'16 719 016
2 940 141
13 145 017
631 506
2354

27&486
1 43419 0
53 2 3

1766 499
351 091

26 u76 731
1 893 437

372 076
25o 229
6 307
1 o 669
243b86
370 45 b
496 94 7
499 61 b
996 76 L
15 65 b
140
3 9

1066 961

3 4736892
191 163
1 299
4 733 31 5

6 376 401

37 082 38 3
1 891 450

47 350234
42 06 3
22 842 973

166 918

712019
29 071


908 00 6


8.4
12,633

1.04
41.8
24.7
66.5
3,152
1,521
28


74.6
51.3
62.9
59.2

16.8
52,113


26.0


60 446

2 041771
10 773 772
485 513
22225
13 303 281

13 303 28.1
13 100 203
203 078

13 306 115
488 362
653 121
14 447 59
2 344 146
11558 950
541 24 9
3253

257 '46 b
1 275 589
46 409

1 579 463
317 465

26 036135
1 701673

331190
215 190
546 380
119 020
220 537
339 557
450 210
435727
885 937
13 570
117
760

844 618

3 189 504
171438
1796
4 207 356

6 624 391

32 276 662
1 724 94 5
11 22 5
40 637 22
47 066
19 127 37

135 014

620 45f.
23 <2
111

779 401




7.2
10,548

1.04
41.7
25.9
67.6
3,102
1,460
291
35.0

73.6
49.4
61.7
60.6

17.1
52,139


27.0


SOUTHERN REGION


-4


WESTERN DISTRICT


1954 1955 1954


1955


37 019

776 622
5 282 959


6 059 581

6 059 58
6 016 720
42 861

6058 904
21154
98 592
6178 65 O
812 569
5 366 081;



75 170
578333


653503
159 6981

13 224 00 5
761 997

133 594
110 182
243 776
61 989
76 04 7
138 036
195 583
186 229
381 812
6 141'
80
472

234 287

1619 234


1 853 521

2 386 766

14 962 757


17 349 523
31 00 5
8 198 03 8

51 747

299 735



351 482




7,3 8

1.00

23.0
63.5
2,88
1,363
300
33.6

68.3
59.2
63.8
54.8

17.2
49,361


23.4


5.2
6,617

1.00
38.9
23.5
62.4
2,781
1,281
292
32.9

66.5
58.0
62.3
54.3

17.5
48,427


22.9


37 104

923 244
4 859 905


5 783 149

5 783 149
5 750 695.
32 454

5 782 466
16710
94 102
5 893278
964 122
4 929 156



98146
513 07 7


611 223
158 049

11 929 373
687 103

120 867
102 741
223 608
60 961
74 256
135 217
181 82 8
176 997
358825
5859
120
506

277 200

1440 971


1 718 171

2 687962

13 304 106


15 992068
35 759
7 365 98 9

59 399

270 834



330 233


5.1
.,384

1.02
42.5
23.4
h5.9
2,925
1,243
328
29.3

68.3
60.8
64.5
52.2

20.6
59,868


18.2


ITEM
NO.


126 291

1713226
17 570 94 6
87158
217 b32
19 588 962
22224
19 611186
19 461385
149 601

19 594 4.85
366822
609 993
20 572 900
1 9-0 371
18 296 513
120 139
223 77

156 957
1 370 4 2
6295

1 535 074
496 t17

48 03210 b
1 930 554

4L; 089
394 574
826 26 3
200777
254 497
45b5 74
632 46
649071
1281 537
19 60
734
2405

296 500
392 58b
5 949 b6 b
51411
61725
6752089

20 36 11 7
2 49b 702
51344387
304 262
736 544
5o 917 01k
174 77
24187 591

41456
50116
846 982
4479
0 420
1259
950 714


4.8
5,811

1.02
42.0
23.4
65.4
2,875
1,213
326
28.9

70.9
57.6
64.2
55.1

20.5
58,404


18.8


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


- FE s6




SFE6~7~t~


9-01
9-02

10-01
10-02
10-03
10-04
10-05
10-06
lo-o6
11
12

13-01
13-02
13-03
13-04

14-01
15-02


15


1.-1-1-1


1 I I


126 367 1

1852 655 2-01
16129 392 2-02
77 913 2-03
210 398 2-04
18 270 358 2-05
20 55 b 2-06
18 290 916 2-o7
18 163 677 2-08
127 239 2-09

18 275 3 b 3-01
348606 3-02
657 459 3-03
.19 ;81 203 3-04
4 155 346 3-05
16 796 b8 5 3-o6
111 698 3-07
217 274 3-08

226979 3-09
1199227 3-10
5 426 3-11
90 3-12
1 431724 3-13
425 43 b 3-14

44446026 3-15
1 710 198 3-16

420 027 -01
342 70 b -02
762 735 t-03
172 2.8 4-o4
i52 760 4-05
425 041 4-06
592 30 b 4-07
595 460 4-08
1 187 776 4-09
16 419 4-10
1 050 4-11
2 315 4-12

385 38 2 5-01
353 641 5-02
5 444 b21 5-03
48 46 8 5-o4
59 90 b 5-05
6 292 2 C 5-06

Z 505 045 6-01
1 b42 566 6-02
46 853 756 6-3
273 584 6-04
740 058 f6-5
5? 15 009 6-0-
199 551 6-07
20 027 c 8 7

59 340 8-01
49 153 8-02
773 736 8-03
4 297 8-04
6159 8-05
1351 8-06
894 036 a-.n








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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT BCNOMICS AND STAnISTIC8



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)

FUR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER 1955 AND 1954


Statement No. M.-211 (OSA)


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INLcuDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT I
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
S1551951955 1951955 1954 1519541955 195 1955195NO.
1955 195', 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of manth# ..................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stem locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric loeomottre-propelled train ..........
2-03. Electric locootive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other looosotive-propelled trains ..................
2-05. Total locoeotive-propelled trains ..................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ........................
2-07. Total train-miles .......... .............
2-08. Ordinary.....................................
2-09. Light ................................ ... ....
3. Read locoootive-miles:
3-01. Principal ........................... ..............
3-02. Helper (excludes "B" and trailing *" unite) .........
3-03. Light ... ..................................... ...
3-04. Total locomotivv-lles ..............................
3-05. Total, steam only ................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only .............................
3-08. Total other .........................................
Train-ewltching locomotive-ailee:
3-09. Steam locomotive ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ..........................
3-11. Electric loco otive .................................
3-12. Other locomotives ................................
3-13. Total .................................. .... ... ...... ....
3-14. Miles initial and final termnals ncl., in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectrlc unit miles:
3-15. Road .... ......... .... ............... .......
3-16. Train s thing ......................................
4. Cor-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded,. wet or south.............................
4-03. Loaded, total .... .............................
4-04. Impty, east or north ................................
4-05. BEpty. west or south...............................
4-06. Empty. total ........................ ................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or orrth ......................
4-00. Loaded and empty, vest or south .....................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose. all directions ............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars all directions .............
4-12. Other passen.gr-traln cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stea locomotives .......................
5-02. Oll-burln steaa locomotives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .......................
5-04. Electric locomotives ...........................
5-05. Other locomotTves........... ...................
5-06. Total...........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-buraing steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-trning stea locomotive train .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ......
6-06. Total In all freight trains .................... ..
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents incl. In 6-06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Traln-hurs (Incl. traln-scatchint hours at say stations):
8-01. Coal-burnlin steam locomotive-propelled tralna .......
8-02. Cil-bornlin steam locomotlve-propelled trains ........
8-0. Diesel-eletrio locootve-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locorctlve-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ....................
8- 6. otorar- ropelld train .........................
8-07. Total train-hours ...................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages pr mile of road per day;
9-01. Traln-mlles, ordinary ...........................
9-02. het ton-silas ................................ ..
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. iooomotive-nmles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles............................
10-03. Empty freight car-niles ...........................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-niles .............................. ......
11. Gross ton-mlles of locomotives and tenders per locomctive-mile
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-sile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total ear-miles, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-siles, ell directions ..........
13-04. Percent ecat or north of total car-iles ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Traln-milee ..... ................................
b1-02. GrOes ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


223726

52 724 354
373 062 574
7 177 357
2 338 219
435 302 504
263 902
43b 566 400
430 847 425
4 718 981

435 361 963
10 934 9571
16 389100
462 686 020
60 549064
391 444 630
8 260 158
2 426 168

b 603 686
35 027 568
636 383
571
41 268 208
10 228 455

964 310 701
47 753145

10 279 447
8 175 542
d8 454989
3 963010
6 131368
10 094 378
14 242 457
14 306 910
2d 549 367
440 705
1 5 96
48 404

17 042 185
4 077 470
110 492 483
2 727 339
674 728
143 014 205

139 599 714
24 431 537
110d 544 505
23 061 001
7 973 542
1 303 612 299
3 410 c89
593 227 418

2 74b 825
502 1 5
19 688 667
369 778
7, 992
15 773
23 394 167


5.8
7,939

1.02
42.9
23.4'
66.3
3,030
1,377
309
32.1
72.2
57.1
64.6
55.7
18.6
55,809

22.1


223 889

60 082 180
341 095 170
6 181 361
1 622 970
408 981 681
254 267
409 235 948
405 161 026
4 074 922

409 069 498
9 490 060
15 348 947
433 908 505
67 980 708
357 119 881
7 136 206
1 671 710

7 050 931
31080 228
557 740
822
38 689 721
9 639 827

679 746 093
42 631246

9 374 084
7 249125
16 623 209
3 774 07 9
5 917 813
9 691 892
13 148163
13 166 938
26 315 101
414 038
13 295
50 597

18 126 903
4 575 232
107 649 946
2 403 311
466 343
133221735

137 671608
24 812 105
988 257 477
21 919195
5 658 900
1 170 319 285
3 522 832
522 637 790

3 080 201
658 464
17 751 836
310 82 9
48 693
16 048
21 666 071,


5.4
6,989

1.02
41.0
23.9
64.9
2,908
1,290
307
31.4
71.3
55.1
63.2
56.4
18.7
53,888

22.1


52 235


52 3o5


17 519860 16 77414 8
112 456 932 101 554 463
5 627 205 4 66035


135 603 997

135 603 997
133 266 906
2 337 091

135 622 420
b 716 869
7 157 725
148 497 014
20 863 683
121 361 452
6 251 879


1 981 904
13 898 807
539 238

16 419 949
3 513 736

269 599 709
18 225 239

3 355 618
2 217 824
S571442
972 501
2 085 851
3 058 352
4 326 119
4 303 675
8 629 794
138 217
1549
7542

6 373 659

32 590 849
1 768 957

40 733 465

47 791 781

330 204 244
19 059 585

397 055 610
4 90 063
182 650 934

1 181152

6 597 689
287 100


8 065 941


7.6
10,469

1.04
41.8
23.0
64.8
2,979
1,371
274
32.8
77.5
51.5
64.6
60.2
16.8
49,226


26.7


123194 646

123 194 646
121209 42 8
1 985 21 8

123 223 14 4
4 901654
6 127 407
134 252 205
19 317 b04
109 534 938
5 399 763


2 167 794
12 2516 65
471 859

14 691 318
3 236 292

248 223 21 9
16 270 762

3 009 938
1 947 309
4 957 24 7
972 380
1 994 364
2 966 744
3 982 31 8
3 941673
7 923 991
125 665
1310
9343

5 685 940

30 151 858
1 583 473

37 42127 1

41 223 220

295 700 297
16 670 201

353 593 718
536 4 55
157 982 115

1140 245

5 812 534
238 231


7 191010


6.9
9,029

1.04
40.9
24.5
65.4
2,917
1,303
279
31.9
75.6
49.4
62.6
60.7
17.1
49,172


27.0


8079

9 311 345
16 334 756
547737
12 130
26 205 968

26 205 968
25 852 650
353 318

26 215 397
823 995
1 205 134
28 244 526
10 669126
16 950 482
6047 36
20 182

1 070 318
1 256 005
30 065
133
2 356 521
2257 03

36 966 789
1 801 269

649 287
545 199
1 194 486
373423
488942
862 365
1 022 710
1 034 141
2 056 851
27 114
200
376

4 899 576

4 659 410
338 669
11141
9 908 796

43 075 935

59 564 856
2 380 570
66 686
105 088047
34 745
58 041 644

577 454

852 175
31 160,
695

1 461 488


9.6
21,510

1.03
46.2
33.4
79.6
4,065
2,245
351
48.6
63.5
52.7
58.1
54.4
17.9
71,905


24.3


8077

7 893 468
13 349 612
449 356
18 22 9
21 710 665

21 710 665
21489 932
220733

21 721026
595 193
888 586
23 204 805
8 912 723
13 782 325
489 886
19 871

1 079 21 6
978 787
26 701
66
2 084 770
179 383

31 146 613
1 474 011

4 88 5 5 9
451390
939 949
325 265
360 772
686 037
813 824
812 162
1 625 986
22 423
257
330

4 038 614

3 920 699
272 181
10 970
8 242 464

32 468 44 4

46 260 57 9
1 974 002
120144
80 823169
37 692
43 557 993

490 64 6

676 59 9
24 250
91 1

1 192 406


8.0
16,146

1.03
43.8
31.9
75.7
3,761
2,027
355
46.3
60.0
55.6
57.8
52.0
18.2
67,782


26.6


60 314

26 831 205
1120 791 686
6 174942
12 130
161 809 965

161 809 965
159 119550
2 690 409

161 837 817,
6 540 864'
6 362 859
176 741 5401
31 552 809
138 311 934
6 856 615
20 182

3 052 222
lb 154 612
569 303
133
1t 776 470
3 739 439

306 560 498
20 024 508

4 002 905
2 763023
6 765 928
1 345924
2 574793i
3 920 7171
b 348 8291
b 337 8161
10 686 645
165 331
1749
7 918

11 273 235

37 250 259
2 107 2o
11141
50 642 .61

90 86771o
4~-
389 769 100
21 440 155
60 ob 6
502 14- ob7
524 608
240 692 578

1 758600

7 449664
318 260
699

9 527 429


7.9
11,948

1.04
42.5
24.7
67.2
3,156
1,513
287
35.6
74.8
51.8
63.3
59.2
17.0
52,705

26.3


60 462

24 667 616
114 904 075
5 315 391
18 22 9
144 905 311

144 905 311
142 699 360
2 20o 931

14 944 170
5 496 84 7
7 015 993
157 457 010
26 230 2i27
123 317 263
5 689 04 9
19 67 1

3 247 ,C10
13230452
498 560
66
16 976 068
3 415 675

279 369 632
17 744 773

3 498 4 97
2 398 699
5 897196
1297645
2 355136
3 652 71o
4 796 142
4 753 835
9 549 97 7
148 088
1567
9673

9 724 554

34 072 57
1 655 654
10 970
45 663 735

73 691 664

341 960 67 6
18 644 c03
120 144
434 416 6o7
574 147
201 540 108

1 630 891

6 489133
262 401
911

6 363 416


7.1
9,980

1.04
41.3
25.6
66.9
3,044
1,412
290
34.2
72.9
50.5
61.8
59.3
17.3
51,819


27.0


37 057]

8 119 803.
55 587 911:


63 707 714

63 707 71
63 279680
428034

63 702 261
204 453
1 025 641
64 932 355
8 502 158
56 430 197


794 219
5 813 841


6 608 060
1 622 578

139 243 660
7 695 088

1 453258
1 165 979
2 619237
604 655
833969
1 438 624
2 057 913
1 999 948
4 057 861
64 579
761
6 338

2 446947

17 050 212


19 497159

24 958 922

158 577 844


183 536766
423 891
85 718 427

518 201

3 119 604



3 637 805


5.1
6,926

1.00
41.4
22.7
64.1
2,900
1,355
300
32.7
70.6
58.3
64.5
55.5
17.5
50,453

22.8


37 081

11444 631
52 951 892


64 396 523

64 396 52 3
63 974261
422262

64 389 682
290 024
1044 194
65 723 900
12 050 402
53 673 498



1089 466
5 517 74 9


6 607 215
1 683 587

127 925 876
7 274 277

1 371 254
1082188
2453 442
602 286
838 534
1 440 820
1 973 540
1 920 722
3 894 262
65 793
1116
6 821

3 422 615
32 670
15 501 518


18 956 803

31 954 509
205 364
140 809 869


172 969 742
448 245
78 918 115

690257
7 794
2 914256



3 612 305


5.2
6,372

1.00
38.4
22.5
60.9
2,704
1,234
288
32.2
69.5
56.3
63.0
55.9
17.8
47,883


22.7


12o0 55

17 773 340
18d 682 975
1 002 415
2 326 L89
209 784 825
263 902
110 048 727
20d 448189
1 600 538

209 821 665
4 189 640
7 000 600
221 012 125
20 494 097
196 702 499
1 409 543
2 405 98o

1 757 245
14 058 915
67 060
438
15 883 078
4 866 438

518 500 543
20 033 549

4 823 284
4 246 540
9 069 824
2 012 431
2 722 606
4 735 037
6 635 715
6 969 140
13 804 861
210 795
10 080
34148

3 322 003
4 077 470
64 192 012
619 713
663587
72 874 785

23 7730 70
24 431 537
560 197 561
3 620 846
7 908 856
619 931 870
2 467 590
266 816 413

470 018
502 152
9 119 199
51 518
70 293
15 773
10 228 953


4.9
6.322

1.02
43.5
22.7
66.2
2,974
1,280
330
29.4
70.6
60.9
65.7
53.2
20.5
60,606


18.0


126 346

23 969 933
173 239 203
665 970
1 604 741
1 9 679 847
254 2 67
199 934 114
198 487 405
1 446 709

199 735 646
3 703 189
7 288 760
210 727 595'
27 700 07 9
160 129 120
1246 557
1 051 839

2 714455
12 332 027
59 1d0
756
1 106 418
4 540 565

472 450 305
17 612 196

4 504 333
3 768 238
272 72571
1 674148
2 724143
4 598 291
6 378 481
6 492 3d
12 870 862
200 157
10 612
34 103

4 979 734
4 542 562
50 075 871
547 657
455 373
66 601197

32 025 435
24 606 741
505 486 732
3 274 992
5 538 756
570 932 656
2 500 440
242179 567

759 053
650670
8 348 445
48 348
47 782
16 048
9 870 34 6


4.7
5,739

1.02
41.7
23.1
64.8
2,876
1,220
326
29.3
70.6
58.0
64.3
54.4
20.3
57,843


17.8


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


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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 129 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOP. THE MO!ITH OF DECEIBER 1955 AND 1954


-fl211 (os-A)
955






SMAR 2 1956 |



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EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION CT
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1955 1951- 1955 1954 1955 1515 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-miles (locoeotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locootise-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locoeotive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains....................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ............................
2-07. Total train-miles .................................
2-08. Ordinary .........................................
2-09. Light ................................................
3. Road locomotive-wlles:
3-01. Principal .......................... ...............
3-02. Helper excludess "B" and trailing A" units) .........
3-03. Light .. ....................................... ...
3-04. Total locomotiv-miles ...............................
3-05. Total, tea only ....................................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only ........................
3-07. Total. electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other ......................................
Train-eswtching locomotive-milee:
3-09. Steam locomotive. ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotive ..........................
3-11. Electric locoo tives ...............................
3-12. Other locootiot s ....................................
3-13. Total ................................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal. incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesal-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ................................. ...............
3-16. Train wvitching....... ..........................
4. COr-ialee (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total..................................
-0"4. Empty, east or north ................................
4-05. Empty, vest or Suuth................................
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.. ..............
n-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions ..............
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Or-'. ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives .......................
5-02. 01l-burning steam locomotives ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives........................
5-04. Electric locomoties .................................
5-05. Other locomotives ....................................
5-06. Total.. ........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars. contents, and caboosee (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-h rning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight train .........................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents incl. In -06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-oure (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-bur-ling steam locomotive-propelled trala .......
8-02. Cil-burnine steal locomotive-vropelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electrilc loconotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locomctlve-propelled trains ................
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled train ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours ....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper rile of road per day:
9-01. Traln-miles, ordinary ..............................
9-02. Met ton-miles .................................... ..
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locoaotive-miles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ..........................
10-03. Empty freight car-miles .............................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tender.) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles ......................................
11. Gross tcn-miles of locorotivess and tenders per locomotive-mile
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-ailes. east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-miles ............
14. Averages per tralo-hour:
14-01. Train-milee ...................... ... ..............
14-02. Grose ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


223 66 6

4 697 395
35 545 926
609 04 6
233573
41085 940
22 701
41100 641
40 636 894
471 747

41089 956
1015 329
1 548 267
43 653 55 2
5 404 986
37 305 478
699 964
24312

468 511-
3 306 992
59 058

3 836 561
970 774

91246 086
4 494 876

929 825
734 96-
1664 790
393 983
579 474
973 457
1 323 60 8
1314 439
2 636 47
41 097
971
4255

1575 09 7
306 746
11161977
229 551
67 32 5
133 40 96

12156 74 5
1 822 476
102 971 746
2 025 114
807 932
119 784 01 3
292 087
53 721 681

257 023
41351
1 871 16 1
32 21 6
6 861
1209
2 209 821


5.9
7,748

1.02
41.0

64.9
2,948
1,322
306
32.3

70.2
55.9
63.1
55.9

18.6
54,205


21.6


223 C21

4 543 276
32 764 128
570 620.
215 002
38 0 3 226
24 161
38 117 387
37 735 46 6
381 919

38 100 26 9
889 411
1 418 451
40 408 131
5 212 431
34 315 296
655 337
225 067

531 265
2 976 092
56 b2L
84
3 564 261
892 129

84 508 (16
4 050 011

866456
657 616
1524 072
373 985
566477
942 462
1 240 441
1226 0 91
2466534
38 566
991
3752

1466 036
26 72 6
10 332 604
221 404
62 692
12 379 466

11 188 623
1 367 528
93 572 404
1993 665
737 123
108 859 343
266 3 55
47 583 263

243 67
36 338
1 696 41 9
29 74 7
6138
1 391
2 015 911


5.4
6,858

1.02
40.4
25.0
65.4
2,885
1,261
306
31.2

69.9
53.6
61.8
56.9

18.9
54,000


22.1


52 207

1596 393
10 932 639
471 886

13000 920

13 000 920.
12 771080
229 840

1300219
547159
725 84 6
14 275 199
1 934 82 3
11 820 180
520196


174 471
1294 48 9
50 766

1 519 72 6
323 497

25 794 137
1700.275

314144
197 91 5
512059
97 401
204 06
30146 3
411 54 5
401977
813522
13323
109
690

586 44 5

3092 751
143 709

3 822 90 5

4154572

31605 34 2
1488 085

37 247 999
44 514
16 964 42 3

110 066

646 838
24 800'


781 704





10,482

1.04
40.1
23.6
63.7
2,917
1,328
268
33.1

76.3
49.2
62.9
61.3

16.6
47,650


25.5


52 248

1474 964
9 769 720
442 208

11 686 912

11 686 912
11 496 382
190 530

11 689 226
469 292
589 507
12 748 027
1 740 960
10 520 798
486 26 9


161 30
1 205 404
49 C32

1416 6 6
311 184

23 585 t42
1 579 324

283 21C
172 266
455 476
95 350
202238
297 586
378560
374 504
753 064
11904
92
711

527 944

S852 66
140 64 5

3 521655

3 662704

27 836 873
1 470 536

32 970 113
417 80
14 425 (23

95 75 9

564 019
22 673


682 451


7.1
8,906

1.04
39.6
25.9
65.5
2,868
1,255
276
31.7

74.8
46.0
60.5
62.2

17.1
48,311


27.0


8096

917 34
1644159
55 676

2617178

2 617176
2 575 258
41 920

2 617 84 5
91078
133 478
2 842 401
1063061
1715 727
62 59 5
1018

100 103
125 3 7 6
2953

228 43 2
23 74 3

3 672 67 4
182 757

65 376
46 401
111777
3398 3
51 374
85 3 5 7
99359
97 77 5
197134
2 706
16
67

497 54 2

464359
35 616
563
998 280

4067125

5 720 50 2
246 584

10 034 211
4304
5 47 56 5

59 820

86 479
33353


149 652




10.3
21,865
1.04
43.4
33.1
76.5
3,896
2,131
351
49.1

65.8
47.5
56.7
58.5

17.5
67,050


22.8


8 099

772 ,55
1 352 684
48 400
644
Z 174 783

2 174 783
2 148 358
26 425.

2 175 691
67714
99 74 5
2 343 35C
880 383
1406 612
54 063
2 292

94 678
97 204
2582
6
194 570
17 65C

3 100 49C
143 281

51 296
39 990
91 286
31 991
4116 5
73 15C
83 287
81155
164 442
2 245
1 6
54

404 127

395 113
30 525
1265
831 030

3 379562

4 536 794
216482
3143
8 135 981
3577
4 342 112

47 950

69 302
2692
41

119 985


8.6
17,294

1.03
12.5
36.0
76.5
3,787
2,021
355
47.6

61.6
49.3
53.5
56.2

18.1
67,808


24.6


60 30 3

2 513 736
12 576 798
527 564

15 618 098

15 618 098
15 346 336
271760

15 620 03 7
636 23 7
859 326
17 117 c0 0
2 997 884
13 535 907
582 791
1016

274 574
1 419 86 5
53 71 9

1 748 156
347 240

29 466 811
1883032

379 520
244 31 6
6Z3 836
131384
255 436
386 820
510 904
499752
1010 656
16023
125
757

1083 987

3 55711 0
179 52 5
563
4 82118 5

8 221697

37 325 84 4
1734 069

47 282 210
46 818
22 45198

169 886

73331 7
28 153


931356


8.2
12,010

1.04
40.7
25.2
65.9
3,081
1,463
282
36.0

74.3
48.9
61.7
60.8

16.8
50,767


25.1


60 347

2 247 539
11 122 604
490 608
644
138616955

13861695
13644740
216955

13 865 .19
537 006
689 52
15091 377
2 621 343
11 927 4IC
540 332
2292

256 50 6
1 302 70 6
51 614
6
1 610 83 6
328 634

26 686 132
1 722 60 5

334 506
212 256
546762
127 341
243 403
370 744
461 t47-
455 659
917 506
14 149
10b
765

932 071

3 247 97 9
171 370
1265
4 352 665

7 042 266

32 373 667
1 687 016
3145
41 106 094
45 357
18 76713 5

143 709

633 321
25 36 5
41

802 436


7.3
10,032

1.04
40.0
27.2
67.2
3,013
1,375
288
34.3

72.4
46.6
59.6
61.2

17.3
51.227


26.6


37 01 4

780 040
5 576 667


6 356 707

6 356 707
6 303 251
53 456

6 355 96 6
23058
106 601
6 485 627
816 234
566939 3



74 910
592 846


667 756
166 42 5

13 930 74 5
778 44 3

139 84 5
110 56 2
250 40 7
65 598
87191
152 789
205 44 3
197 75 3
403196
6459
7
709

235577

1705 781


1941355

2 308 821

15 751 31 4


18 060 135
44 86 5
8 375 18 2

51 204

312025


363229


5.5
7,299
1.00
39.7
24.3
64.0
2,865
1,329
299
33.4

68.1
55.9
62.1
55.8

17.5
49,721


23.0


37 096

886 F73
5120 759


6007632

6 007 632
5 971 02 5
36607

6006 87
19 183
99 223
6125 293
926 903
5 198 390



92 373
512 E01


605 174
153 180

12 610 F07
671 087

125 006
102186
227 192
65 441
83 444
149 385
190 447
186130
376 577
6072
79
734

265 516

1527 046


1793 362

2 471 500

13 896 237


16 367 737
46020
7 297 946

55 733

281 281



337 014


5.2
6,346

1.00
38.1
25.0
63.1
2,741
1,222
293
32.1

65.6
54.9
60.3
55.0

17.8
48,567


22.4


126 351

1 403 619
17 392 461
81 482
233573
19111135
22 701
19133 836
18 987 30 5
146 531

19113 951
354 034
582 340
20050325
1590 870
18100178
117 173
242 104

119 027
1 296 281
5339

1 420 c4 7
457 109

47 846 532
1833 40 3

410 460
380067
790 54 7
197 001
236 84 7
433 84 8
607 461
616 934
1224395
19 21 5
768
2789

255533
306 74 6
5899086
50 026
66 76
6 578153

1626 227
1 822 476
49 894 586
290 44 5
807 932
54 441 668
198 404
22 894 511

35 933
41351
825 81 9
4063
6 861
1209
915 236


4.8
5,845

1.02
41.6
22.9
64.5
2,867
1,206
328
29.0

67.6
61.6
64.6
51.9

20.9
59,484


17.5


126 37

1408564
16 520765
80 212
214356
18 223 6 9
24 161
18 24806C
18119 703
128 357

18 228 263
333222
629 976
19 191 461
1 664185
17189496
115 005
222 775

182 384
1160583
5 206
78
1 348 251
410115

45 211277
1 656919

406944
343174
750118
181203
241 130
422 333
58814 7
584 304
1 172 451
18 34 5
604
2 253

268451
296726
5 556779
50 034
61 427
6 233419

1674 657
1 367 528
47 302 500
306 64 7
733 980
51 385 512
175456
21 518 202

44436
38 338
781 b17
4 382
6097
1 391
876 461


4.6
5,493

1.02
41.4
23.3
64.7
2,836
1,188
325
28.7

69.2
58.7
64.0
54.3

20.8
58,628


17.8


1

2-01
2-02
2-03
2-04
2-05
2-06
2-07
2-08
2-09

3-01
3-02
3-03
3-04
3-05
3-06
3-07
3-08

3-09
3-10
3-11
3-12
3-13
3-14

3-15
3-16

4-01

4-03
b-04
4-05
4-06
4-07
4-08
4-09
4-10
4-11
4-12

5-01
5-02
5-03
5-04
5-05
5-06

6-01
6-02
6-03
6-04
6-05
6-06
6-07
7

8-01
8-02
8-C3
8-03
8-04
8-05
8-06
8-07


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


I _









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATWrCS



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 TWELVE MONTHS EIDED WITH DECEMBER 1955 AND 1954


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


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ..................
2. Train-mil*e (locootiTe-propelled and d Otorcar trains):
2-01. Stema locontive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotiv-proelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other loconotive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled train ....................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ............................
2-07. Total train-iles ....................................
2-08. Ordinary..........................................
2-09. Light..............................................
3. Road locooottive-iles:
3-01. Principal ..... .................................
3-02. B lper (excludes and trailing *AO units) .........
3-03. Li ht ................................................
3-04. Total locomoti-amile ...............................
3-05. Total, stema only ...................................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total. electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other ......................................
Train-ewitchio locomotlve-iale:
3-09. Stem locootive ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootives..........................
3-11. Electric locootlves ..............................
3-12. Other locoa oti s ....................................
3-13. Total.................................................
3-14. Kiles initial and final terminals Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ..............................................
3-16. Train vwitohig ......................................
4. Cr-allse (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ...............................
4-02. Loaded, west or outh................................
4-03. Loaded, total ...................................
4-04. Empty, east or north.................................
4-05. Empty, vest or south .................................
4-06. Empty, total .... ...............................
4-07. Loaded and empty. east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and e pty, west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and epty, total..............................
4-10. Caboose, all direction..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying oars, all directions ..............
4-12. Other passenger-train care, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-mils of road locootives and tenders (thous):
5-01. CoaI-burning stem locootives .......................
5-02. Oil-buraing stema locomotl... ................ .......
5-03. Diesal-electric locowotltil .....................
5-o4. Electric loco tves .................................
5-05. Other locootves....................................
5-06. Total ..... ................................. ..
6. Gross ton-ailel of car. content, and cabooses (thoul):
6-01. Total In ooal-burnlt steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-bhrning steam locootivl trains .........
6-03. Total in dlesl-clotrco locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locootiva and motorcar train ........
6-06. Total In all freight trains ..........................
6-07. Total of paso. train care and contents Incl. In 6-06
7. Net ton-slles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (incl. traln-saitcbhin hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locowotlve-propelled train .......
8-02. C11-bmrnin steam locosotIe-propelled trains ........
8-03. Disel-electric locomotive-propelled train ..........
8-04. Electric locomctlie-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locoeotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-proplled train ...........................
8-0?. Total train-hours ....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper aile of road per day:
9-01. Trail-milee, ordinary................................
9-02. Met ton-miles ..................................... .
10. Average per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. looomotive-mlles (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-lile .........................
10-43. Empty freight car-alle .............................
10-04. Total freight car-mile (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locoative and tenders) .....
10-06. Met tonelles ......................................
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomrtive-cile
12. let ton-lles per loaded car-mil ............................
13. Car-mile ratio: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total oar-mile. east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-aile. vest or soutb ..........
13-03. Peroent of total car-miles. all direction ..........
13-04. Percent smt or north of total car-aile ...........
14. Averages per trai -hor:
14-01. Trel-ailee ........................................
14-02. Rose ton-mile (oxcl. locomotive and tenders) .....

15. Percent traia-uvltchsln hours at way stations of
total train-bours*.......................................


UNITED STATES


223 728

57 421 749
408 608 500
7 786 403
2 571 792
476 388 444
286 603
476 675 047
471 484 319
5 190 728

476 451 919
11 950 i86
17 937 367
506 339 572
65 954 052
428 750 108
6 966 122
2 669 290

6 072197
30 336 560
695 441
571
45 104 769
11 199 229

105b 556 789
52 245 636

11 209 317
8 910 519
20 119 836
4 356 995
6 710 855
11 067 850
15 566 312
lb 621 374
31187 666
482 402
13 563
52 659

18 617 282
4 384 216
129 654 460
2 956 890
742 053
156 354 901

151 756459
26 254 013
1 211 281 907
27 086 115
8 783 474
1 425 161 468
3 708 428
646 950 984

3 003 848
543 503
21 559 627
401 994
77 853
16 982
25 603 807


5.8
7,922

1.02
42.6
23.5
66.1
3,023
1,372
309
32.2

72.0
57.0
64.5
55.7

18.6
55,662

22.1


223 887

64 625 456
373 859 298
6 752 181
1 637 972
447 074 907
278 428
447 353 335
442 896 494
4 456 841

447 169 767
10 379 471
16 767 398
474 516 636
73 193139
391 435 177
7 791543
1 896 '77

7 582196
34 056 320
614 560
906
42 253 982
10 531956

964 254 309
46 681 857

10 240 540
7 906 743
18 147 28 3
4 148064
6 486 290
10 634 354
14 388 604
14 393 033
26 781637
452 604
14 284
54 34 9

19 592 941
4 871 960
117 982 550
2 624 715
529 035
145 601201

148 860 231
26 179 633
1081 829 881
23 912 860
6 396 023
1 267 178 628
3 789 667
570 221.07 3

3 324079
696 802
19 448 255
340576
54 831
17 439
23 b81 962


EASTERN DISTRICT


I--


1955


52 2341


1954


52 374


19 116 253 16 249 132
123 389 571 111324183
6 099093 5 306 243


148 604 917

148 604 917
146 037 986
2 566 931

148 624 612
6 264 028
7 883 573:
162 772 213
22 818 506
133 181 632
6 772 075


2 156 375
bI 193 296
590 004

17 939 675
3 837 233

295 393 846
19 923 514

3 667 807
2 415 751
6 083 558
1069 904
2 289 926
3 359 830
4 737 711
4 705 677
9 443 388
151 540
1 654
8 232

6 960 104

35 683 600
1 912 666

44 556 370

51 946 353

361 813 119
20 547 670

434 307 142
534 577
199 617 242

1 291 218

7 244 527
311 900

8 847 645


134 881558

134 681558
132 705 810
2175 748

134 912 372
5 370 94 6
6 716 914
147 000 232
21058 464
120 055 736
5 886 032


2 329 624
13 457 069
520 891

16 307 584
3 547 476

271 808 861
17 850 086

3293148
2119 575
5 412 723
1067 730
2 196 602
3 264 332
4 360 878
4 316 177
8 677 055
137 569
1402
10054

6 213 884

33 004 724
1 724 318

40 942 926

44 885 924

323 537 170
18 140 737

3b6 563 831
578 23 5
172 407 138

1236 004

6 376 553
260 904

7 873 461


POCAHONTAS REGION


1955


8 080

10 228 668
17 978 915
603 413
12 130
28 823146


1954


8079

8 666 323
14 702 496
497 756
18 873
23 885 448


28 82314 23 885 44
28 427 90 23 638 290
395 23 247 158


28 833 242
915 073
1 338 612
31 086 927
11 732 187
18 666 209
667 331
21 200

1 170 421
1 381 38
33 018
133
2 584 953
249446

40 639 463
1 984 026

714 663
591 60C
1 306 263
407 406
540 316
947 722
1 122 069
1 131 916
2 253985
29 814
216
443

5 397 11

5 123 76
374 48
11 704
10 907 0761

47 143060

65 285 358
2 627 154
66 686
115 122 258
39049
63 529 209

637 274

938 654
34 513
69

1 611 140


23 896 917
662 907
988 331
25 548155
9 793 106
.15 188 937
543 949
22 163

1 173 894
1 076 091
29 283
72
2 279 340
197 033

34 247 103
1 617 292

539 855
491380
1031235
357256
401937
759 193
897 11 1
893 317
1 790 428
24 668
273
384

4 442 741

4 315 812
302 706
12 235
9 073 494

35 848 006

50 797 373
2 190 84
123 287
88 959 150
41 269
47 900 105

538 596

745 901
26 942
952

1 312 391


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUIOINO
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


-F- r 4 r 1 -


1955


60 314

29 344 941
141 368 486
6 702 506
12 130
177 428 063

177 428 063
174 465 894
2 962 169

177 457 854
7 179101
9 222 185
193 859140
34 550 693
151 847 841
7 439 406
21 200

3 326 796
16 574 677
623 022
133
20 524 628
4 086 679

336 033 309
21 907 540

4 382 470
3 007 351
7 389 821
1 477 310
2 830 242
4 307 552
5 859 780
5 837 593
11697 373
181 354
1 870
8 675

12 357 222

40 807 369
2 287 151
11 704
5b 463 446

99 089413

427 098 477
23 174 824
66 686
549 429 400
573 626
263 146 451

1 928 492

8 183181
346 413
699

10 458 785


60 453

26 915 455
126 026 67 9
5 805 999
18 873
158 767 006

158 767 006
156 344 100
2 422 906

158 609 289
6 033 853
7 705 245
172 548 387
30 851570
135 244 673
6 429 981
22 163

3 503518
14 533 160
550 174
72
18 586 924
3 744 509

306 055 964
19 467 378

3 833003
2 610 955
6 443 958
1 424 986
2 598 539
4 023 525
5 257 989
5 209 494
10 467483
162 237
1675
10 438

10 656 625

37 320 536
2 027 024
12 235
50 016 420

80 733 930

374 334 543
20 331221
123 287
475 522 981
619 504
220 307 243

1 774 600

7 122 454
287 846
952

9 185 852


1955


37 054

8 899 843
61 164 578

70064 421

70 064 421
69 582 931
481 490

70 058 229
227 511
1 132 242
71 417 982
9 318 392
62 099 590


869129
6 406 687

7 275 816
1 789 003

153 174 405
8 473 531

1593103
1 276 541
2 869 644
670 253
921160
1 591 413
2 263 356
2 197 701
4 461057
71 038
839
7 047

2 682 524

18 755 993

21 438 517

27 267 743

174 329158

201 596 901
468 756
94093 609

569405

3 431 629


4 002 034


4 4 4 I 1 4


5.4
6,979

1.02
41.0
24.0
65.0
2,906
1,287
30Z
31.

71.2
54.9
63.1
56.4

18.7
53,897

22.1


7.7
10,470

1.04
41.7
23.0
64.7
2,974
1,367
274
32.8

77.4
51.3
66.3
60.3

16.8
49,087

26.6


6.9
9,019
1.04
40.8
24.6
65.4
2,913
1,299
279
31.9

75. 5
49.1
62.4
60.8

17.1
49,097

27.0


9.6
21,541

1.03
46.0
33.3
79.3
4,050
2,235
351
48.6

63.7
52.3
58.0
54.7

17.9
71,454

24.2


8.0
16,244

1.03
43.6
32.1
75.7
3,763
2,026
355
46.4

60.2
55.0
57.6
52.'

18.2
67,784

26.4


7.9
11,953
1.04
42.3
24.7
67.0
3,149
1,508
286
35.6

74.8
51.5
63.2
59.3

17.0
52,533

26.2


7.1
9,984

1.04
41.2
25.8
67.0
3,042
1,409
290
34.2

72.9
50.1
61.6
59.5

17.3
51,767

26.9


5.1
6,957

1.00
41.2
22.9
64.1
2,897
1,352
300
32.8

70.4
58.1
64.3
55.5

17.5
50,386

22.9


37 081

12 331504
58 072 65 1

70 404 155

70 404 155
69 945 286
458 869

70 396 569
309 207
1143 417
71 849 193
12 977 305
58 871 888


1181839
6 030 550

7 212 389
1 836 767

140 536 683
7 945 364

1496 260
1184 374
2 680 634
667 727
922 478
1 590 205
2 163 987
2 106 852
4 270 839
71 865
1195
7 555

3 688 131
32 670
17 029 364


20 750 165

34 426 009
205 364
154 706 106


189 337 47
494 265
86 216 061

745 990
7 794
3 195 539


3 949 323


5.2
6,370

1.00
38.3
22.8
61.1
2,707
1,233
289
32.2

69.1
56.2
62.8
55.8

17.8
47,942


22.7


WESTERN DISTRICT


1955


126 360

19 176 965
206 075 436
1 083 897
2 559 662
228 895 960
286 603
229 162 563
227 435 494
1 747 069

228 935 836
4 543 674
7 582 940
241 062 450
22 084 967
214 802 677
1 526 716
2 648 090

1 876 272
15 355 196
72 419
438
17 304 325
5 323 547

566 349 075
21 864 565

5 233 744
4 626 627
9 860 371
2 209 432
2 959 453
5 168 885
7 443176
7 586 080
15 029 256
230 010
10 854
36 937

3 577 536
4 384 216
70 091098
669739
730 349
79 452 938

25 399 303
26 254 013
609 854 272
3 911 291
8 716 788
674 135 o67
2 666 046
289 710 924

505 951
543 503
9 944 817
55 581
77 154
16 982
11 143 988


4.9
6,281

1.02
43.4
22.7
66.1
2,964
1,274
330
29.4

70.3
61.0
65.6
53.1

20.6
60,'93


17.9


126 353

25 378 497,
189 759 968
946 182
1819099
217 903 746
278 428
218 182174
216 607 108
1 575 0 6 6

217 963 909
4 036 411
7 918 736
229 919 056
29 364 264
197 318 616
1361562
1 874 614

2 896 839
13 492 610
64 386
834
16 454 669
4 950 680

517 661662,
19 269115

4 911277
4111414
9 022 691
2055 351
2 965 273
5 020 624
6 966628
7 076 687
14 043 315.
218 502
11414
36 356

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

33 700 292
25 974269
552 789 232
3 581639
6 272 7 3 6
622 318 168
2 675 898
263 697 769

803 489
689 008
9 130 262
52 730
53 87 9
17 439
10 746 807


4.7
5,718

1.02
41.6
23.2
64.8
2,873
1,217
325
29.2

70.5
58.1
64.2
54.4

20.3
57,907

17.8


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# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Exoludes ewitohing time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminals.


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