Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1956

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Title:
Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1956
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Statement ;
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v. : ; 28 x 42 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher:
The Bureau
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1956
Frequency:
monthly
regular

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Locomotives -- Performance -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Notes

Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the performance of the current month to that of the previous year.
Issuing Body:
Vols. for <Jan. 1936>-Apr. 1942 issued by the Bureau of Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission; vols. for May 1942- issued by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission.
General Note:
"Compiled from ... reports of freight train statistics representing ... railways."
General Note:
"Switching and terminal companies not included."
General Note:
Description based on: Jan. 1936; title from caption.
Citation/Reference:
Picklist IC1ste35

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UNIV. OF Ft. LIM.






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?54


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 113 reports of freight train statistics representing 121 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1956 AND 1955


ITEM


I r -


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


0~-- ~ I ~ ---


1955


19)6


1955


POCAHONTAS REGION


1956 1955


AGGREGATES 1 1 1


1. Miles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-miles (locomotlvu-propelled and montorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Dieeel-electric locooottva-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotiv-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locomotlve-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 locootivae-iles:
3-01. Principal .......................... .................
3-02. Helper (excludes "B" and trailing A" unit) .........
3-03. Light .........................................
3-04. Total locootiv-ailes ...............................
3-05. Total. tea only ..................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .........................
3 -07. Total. electric only .............................. .
3-08. Total, other ............ ............................
Traln-switchlog locomotinve-illes:
3-09. Steam locomotives ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives .......................
3-11. Electric loco otives ................................
3-12. Other loco otiv s ....................................
3-13. Total ................................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals Incl. In 3-13 ......
Diesel-electric unit ailes:
3-15. Road ........... ...............................
3-16. Train swltohi n................................
4. Cr-mlles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ................................
t-02. Loaded, west or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total..................................
4-04. Empty. east or north...............................
4-05. Empty, west or south .................................
4-06. Eooty, 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 care, all directions .............
4-12. Other paesenger-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-milea of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives .....................
5-02. Oil-biraing steam locomotivs.. ....................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .........................
5.04. Electric locomotives .................................
5-05. Other locomotlvee ....................................
5-06. Total ................ ................... .......
6. Gros* ton-miles of care, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burning steam locomotive train. ........
6-02. Total in oll-b-.rning team locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-electri3 locomotive trains ..........
6-0h. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and otorcar trains ........
6-06. Total In all freight trains .......................
'-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. In '-0C
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Trai-houre (Incl. tran-itching-sw hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burt,ing steam locomotlve-propelled tralo .......
8-02. il-burnlng steam locomotie-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propeled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locomctive-propelled trains...............
8-05. Other loconotie-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Kotoroar-propelled train ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours ..................................

AVERAGES

9. Averaceaper aile of road per day:
9-01. Train-e Iles, ordinary................................
9-02. Hat ton-nils ....................................
1C. Averaoe per train-rie (excluding light trains):
10-01. locomotve-nilles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-lilea ............................
10-03. Kcpty freight car-mllee .............................
10-04. Total freight car-liles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-.iles ..................................
11. Gross tc-n-miles of locorotives and tenders per loconctive-rile
12. Ret ton-miles per loaded car-mile ...........................
13. Car-mile ratlos: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, aaet or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-liles, weet or south ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-lilei, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-miles ............
14. Avoragee per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles .....................................
14-02. Groos ton-miles (excl. locomotlves and tenders) .....

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


222 410

3966350
35265126
642094
215 929
40089499
21 969
40111 468
39 676101
43336 7

40114579
1035136
1 513 98 9
42 661706
4 596 74 6
37102 711
736 22 5
224024

407 984
3 342 074
59344

3 809 40 2
986211

91644196
4 552 25 9

934 980
726 736
1 663 716
37013 3
586 596
956 729
1 305 113
1 315 33 2
2 620 44 5
40 024
80 3
3889

1402 307
213300
11 247 731
245 274
62 206
13 170 81 8

10 847 387
1 409 50 7
104 562 631
2185 032
771 230
119 775 987
250 694
54 349 C86

223446
27 061
1 845 331
33 25 8
6246
1169
2137111


5.8
7,883

1.03
41.9
24.1
66.0
3,019
1,370
309
32.7

71.6
55.4
63.5
56.2

18.8
56,046


22.0


222 476

4 194 557
32 605 693
607 93 9
206 Z 7
37 614 467
24 431
37638 698
37 268721
370177

3763938
676 246
1 377 615
39 893 251
4 795 819
34186 342
697 7C0
213 120

476 371
2 925 637
53794
133
3456135
845 764

84948774
4 013 761

857 884
677169
1535053
354 095
556 44 8
910 543
1 i11 979
1 233 617
2445 596
38 12 9
985
3654

1366 513
259 272
10 421 266
234 000
59 7 92
12 340 663

10 53312 5
1 239 531
94 227 600
2 103 04 0
706 22 1
106 811 517
261 452
48099 617

225 925
30 270
1666 431
29 681
5 972
1450
1 959 72 9


5.4
6,974

1.02
41.2
24.4
65.6
2,920
1,291
309
31.3

70.8
54.9
62.8
55.9

19.2
55,524

22.2


51410

1 417 01
10 981 02
501104

12 899 744

12 899 744
12 689 74 6
209 996

12 900 830
555 501
712 128
14168459
173411 7
11 876 591
555 751


150 766
1312 38
51434

1514 585
326179

25 917 291
i 736 704

313 393
196 250
511 043
94174
213020
307194
407 56 7
411270
816 83 7
13223
93
798

525 003

3 134 360
157 314

3 816 677

3 702 23 6

32 067 10
1 612 086

37 381 42 5
40 20 2
17 066 71 6

96 544

641299
25386


763229


8.0
10,709

1.04
40.3
24.2
64.5
2,946
1,345
269
33.4

76.9
48.2
62.5
61.3

16.9
48,978


26.0


51 56 9

1402 02 9
9 757666
476409

11 636106

11 636106
11461 802
174 304

11 638024
439 934
579 836
12 657 7 94
1632 867
10496269
528638


156763
1 148715
45934

1 351 412
290 97

23 682 54 7
1522264

282060
177 64 7
459707
92067
19862 4
290 8 9
374 12 7
376 4 71
750 596
11 869
96
708

48574 5

2 876 622
152 991

3 515 55 6

3 387267

28 042 241
1 583 333

33 012 661
44 441
14 51 237

90 084

552 212
227 1 9


665 015


7.2
9,078
1.04
40.1
25.4
65.5
2,880
1,266
278
31.6

75.4
47.2
61.2
61.4

17.5
49,642


26.6


7891

923070
1 663 165
62 593

2 648 82 8

2 648 82 6
2 610 610
38 21 8

2 649 65 5
9 696
143273
2 691 624
1073 942
1745 778
70 278
1626

101 501
123054
3145

227 700
23434

3 781 436
181542

68 572
45 451
114 023
32130
54 785
86 91 5
100 702
100 23 6
200 938
2732
17
34

506 935

47 785
40 404
898
1027 02 2

4104656

5 931 966
279 251

10 315 873
3105
5 664 811

59 20 7

86 23 2
3703


149 142


10.7
23,158
1.04
43.7
33.3
77.0
3,952
2,170
355
49.7

68.1
45.3
56.7
60.1

17.8
69,168

22.8


7894

764 865
1 351 779
48 456
3478
2 168 578

2 168578
2137599
30 979

2169 510
65 894
99 382
2 334 786
868 82 5
1408560
53699
3702

87173
102 455
2661
61
192 350
19149

3 121 775
152 7 96

52 689
40770
93 459
28 94 9
40680
69 629
81 638
81 450
163 088
2238
15
27

400 361

395 390
30 27 5
2044
828070

3 324 545

4 629 7 3 8
219 100
18 354
8 191 737
2 465
4 420 661

46940

69 56 8
2 687
204

119 399


8.?
19,045

1.03
43.7
32.6
76.3
3,832
2,068
355
47.3

64.5
50.1
57.3
56.4

18.2
68,608


24.2


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUIJING
POCAHONTAS REGION


1956


59 301

2 340 08 b
12 644 790
563 697

15 548 572

15 548 572
15 300 35 6
246 216

15 550485
654 197
855 401
17 06008 3
2 806 059
13624369
626 029
1 626

252 26 7
1435 43 9
54 579

1 742 28
349 613

29 696 72 7
1 920 24 6

381 965
243 701
625 666
126 304
267 60
394109
5086 269
511 506
1019 775
15 95 5
110
832

1031 938

3613145
197 718
898
4 843 099

7 806 892

37 999 069
1 891 337

47 697 296
43307
22 731527

155 751

727 531
29 089


912371


8.,
12,365
1.04
40.9
25.8
66.7
3,117
1,486
284
36.3

75.2
47.6
61.4
61.0

17.0
52,278

25.4


1- e 4


7.4
10,271
1.04
40.7
26.5
67.2
3,030
1,392
290
34.2

73.4
47.7
60.5
60.5

17.6
52,529


26.2


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


C 8 4 1 1-


59 46 3

2 166 6 94
11 109 44 7
524 865
3 476
13 604 684

13 804 684
13 599 401
205263

13 807 534
505 62 8
679 216
14 992 560
2 501 69
11 904 84 9
582 337
3702

243 936
1251170
48595
61
1543762
310 046

26 804 32
16750 60

334 74 9
218 417
553 166
121 016
239 504
360 520
455765
457 921
913 686
14 107
111
735

886 106

3 272 212
183 266
2044
4 343 62 6

6 711832

32 671 979
1 802 43 3
18 354
41 204 59 6
46906
18 932 89

137 024

621 780
25 40b
204

784 414


5.4
7,403
1.01
41.0
23.4
64.4
2,943
1,381
302
33.7

70.2
57.0
63.7
55.7

17.7
51,602


23.5


37 25 3

611 697
5 625 51 6


6 237 213

6 237 213
6190 077
471356

6 255 721
2107 5
101 91 6
6 378 712
640 60 2
5738110



64 986
617 821


682 807
185 623

14 246 53 6
807 51 5

141 44 7
112 442
253 689
59 940
84 736
144 676
201387
197 178
398 565
6305
91
869

186111

1 738 66 5


1924 776

1831129

16386 079


18 217 20 8
53 558
8 548 817

40 690

312 340



353030


5.2
6,668

1.01
40.0
23.6
63.6
2,824
1,290
298
32.2

68.9
56.9
63.0
55.2

17.9
50,310

22.8


37 051

816 851
5 153706


5 970 557

5 970 557
5 936119
34 438

5 990 330
17793
97 012
6 105 135
854 008
5 251127



83 508
532 993


616 501
159 75 8

12 906 324
699 898

131244
106 368
237 612
59 171
80 510
139 681
190 415
186878
377 293
6024
54
804

244659

1 573 083


1817 74 2

2 352 726

14413672


16 766 398
48379
7658280

50 44 2

282 619



333 261


4.7
5,913
1.02
43.1
23.0
66.1
2,961
1,268
333
28.4

69.1
61.4
65.2
52.5

21.0
61,788


17.8


120 65c

1014 b 6
o16 94 bc 0
76 97

16 303 71 4
LI1 S6 9
18 3k.b 683
1 3 i87 66
13C 01 0
18 S08 377
16 306 367
3b7 '7 6

19 c S1 1
556 c.08.

1 :, 3 CO
17 740 L.3
110 19
2i 3 b

90 73
1 8E, cl 4
4 76

1 304 310
452 97

47 69 9333
1 8,4 4 8

411 b56
3 72 593
784161
183689
234 05 5
417 944
595 457
606 0t4 b
1 202 10 b
16364
to 2
2186

184 25 6
213 300
5 895 921
47 556
61 30 86
b 402 34 3

1209 36 6
1 409 50 7
n0 177 C8 3
293 95
771 Z30
53 861 481
1540; 9
23069342

27 00 5
27 06 1
805 460
4169
6 24 6
1169
871 710


4.5
5,508
1.02
42.0
23.1
65.1
2,867
1,213
329
28.9

69.3
59.8
64.5
52.7

21.2
60,377


18.2 15


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


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12O 96

1 O10 t 1
16 34 540
03 U 74
02 60 0
17 039 22
24 31
17663657
17 733 c;0
130 456

17 041 D24
552 C27
601. b b
1b 7 5 6
1440 115
17 0 :C 6
115 33
09 415

148 927
1 141o74
519
72
1 295 57
375 960

45 238 12 6
1 6387 83

391 b91
352 .364
744 275
173 90 6
236434
410 342
565 7 9 9
588 561
1 154 617
17 995
620
2115

235746
559 272
5 575 991
50 734
57746
6179493

1466567
1 439 531
47 141 S,4 9
300 607
689 667
50 840 521
166167
21 508 039

38 45 9
30 2 7
761 b3 2
4 275
5 7 6
1450
642 054


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 113 reports of freight train statistics representing 121 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1956 AND 1955


UNIV. O0 FL LI.
DOCU PERJT L I.


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U.S DEPOgiTORVY


ITEM


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION


I F ~ I V97 D n T\ P4l I I


EASTERN DIl 11 I STRICT
INCUIDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


_________ _________ -1 5- t S t I r 8 r


1956


1955


1956


1955


1956


1955


1956


1955


AGGREGATES 1 1 1 1 1


1. Miles of road operated at close of month ....................
2. Train-ailes (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stea-ocomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electrlc locomotive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ...............
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locoootiv*-proplled trains....................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled train ...........................
2-07. Total trail-allos...............................
2-08. Ordinary................................
2-09. Light ... ....... .. ..... .......................
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal .............................. .. ........ ..
3-02. Helper (eceludes *B and trailing A unit .........
3-03. Light ........................................
3-04. Total locooti-alles...............................
3-05. Total, steaa only ....................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electril only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only .............................
3-08. Total, other ...................................
Train-seitchiog locoeotive-alles:
3-09. Stea locomotives...................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives........................
3-11. Electric locoroltives.............................
3-12. Other loco otive ....................................
3-13. Total...........................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals inl. in 3-13 ......
Diessl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road...... .....................................
3-16. Train witching ....................................
4. Cr-alles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ...............................
4-02. Loaded. west or outh................................
4-03. Loaded. total ..................................
4-04. lmpty, east or north...............................
4-05. Empty. rwet or south .................................
4-06. Empty, total.... ........... ...................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
-068. Loaded an empty, west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total...........................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying care, all directions ..............
4-12. Other pasenger-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-mlls of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stea locomotives .......................
5-02. 011-burning Stema loconotivs ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ..... ...............
5-04. Electric locomotive .................................
5-05. Other locomotive ....................................
5-06. Total.. ........................................
6. Gros. ton-ailes of carl, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burnin steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning stmaa 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 cars and contents inc. In 6-06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thoutaand) ............
8. Trail-houre (ncl. traln-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnlin steam locomotive-propelled tralna .......
8-02. 011-brarning stem locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric loconctive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ...........................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-mils, ordinary ................................
9-02. Net ton-miles .................................... ..
10. Averages psr train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-C1. locomotive-miles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-iles ............................
10-43. Empty freight car-miles.............................
10-04. Total freight car-aile (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles .....................................
11. Gross te-n-Mles of locomotiTs and tenders per loconctive-mile
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-ailes, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-miles ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Trals-mlles .........................................
l4-02. Groes ton-miles (excl. locomotive and tenders) .....

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


222 392

3 517 530
33 948 829
613 921
212 291
38 292 571
19 406
38 311 977
37 917 96 5
394 012

38 298 31 8
1022 678
1 410 48 5
40 731481
4113136
35 69625 3
704 09 3
217 999

375 277
3 232 959
50 040

3 658 276
957 486

87 852 54 8
4 384 826

909 058
714 111
1623169
343 721
532 269
875 990
1252779
1246380
2 499159
38 66 9
811
4002

1296 570
147 675
10 824 790
236 674
60 35 7
12 566 066

10046102
962 380
101 626 061
2127 843
754 156
115 51 54 2
266 072
53043752

205 664
21 21 2
1793 627
32 23 2
6 143
1074
20 59 952


5.9
8,225

1.03
42.8
23.1
65.9
3,047
1,399
309
32.7

72.6
57.3
64.9
56.0

18.6
-6,078

21.9


222 460

4 033760
30 418401
549078
184 6 94
35185933
21 186
35 207 119
34 874713
332 406

35189 457
823505
1 303115
37 316077
4 617716
31 8746 93
634 332
189 336

454 861
2 788166
48 970
72
3 292 069
800660

78 926 769
3 792 989

818 386
650 923
1469 309
327 24 6
485 662
812 910
1 145634
1136585
2 282 21 9
35446
863
3656

1327 425
231620
9677 206
212 384
527 80
11 501415

10 430 85 8
1 174 832
88 773163
1 9007 50
642 85 9
102 922462
254 354
46 305 36 7

224 311
27 375
1582 230
27 577
5649
1295
1868437


51314

1384 03 5
10 527877
474 67 5

12 38678 7

12 386 787
12184 419
202 36 6

12 388 338
552 972
681115
13 622 42 5
1 71114 6
11 385 06 3
526 216


145266
1276205
42192

1 463 663
323304

24 844 897
1654 728

305 35 )
19624 5
503 600
86160
192035
278795
39151 5
390 680
782395
12 627
77
644

525 81 5

3 030 15 7
15042 6

3 706398

3 695160

31 078 733
1573724

30 347 61 7
39785
16 78070 2

94170

623485
24 570


742 225


51 56 9

1427 211
9 086 4 90
432 141

10 945 64 2

10 945 84 2
10 785 341
160 501

10 947 502
416 826
559933
11924 261
1660 651
9 780 315
483 255


163 80
1 114 102
42 372

1 320 276
284 564

21906 30
1471214

271 699
171 94 5
443644
81 559
170 843
252 402
353 258
342 786
696046
11024
91
600

497 435

2 655 275
139 980

3 292 690

3 520 084

26 244 444
1436 537

31 201 06"5
38269
14 027 718

94 026

527 662
21 470


643156


7 891

883223
1 586 518
60 512

2 532 25 3

2 532 25 3
2 496 469
35 784

2 533 05 7
89 01 1
129 093
2751161
1017 424
1665 564
67474
699

96 910
115 974
3176

216 060
22329

S606 913
171 332

65 314
45336
110 650
31110
51324
82434
96424
96 660
193084
260 8
14
38

479 73 3

456 602
38 77 5
386
975 496

3 963 669

5 711 61 3
268 98 2

9 944 264
2984
5 470 28 5

56 560

83 454
3552


143 566


7877

716878
1289 967
42 26 8
1733
2 050 846

2 050 846
2 022192
28 654

2 051 64 9
68 84 8
100 7 8 9
2 221286
830 944
1 341 331
46932
2079

85 408
9875 5
2297

186 46C
17941

2951 369
144782

51152
30 880
90 03 2
26915
4007C
66986
78070
78 95C
157 02C
2119
15
3 5

382 002

374 036
26 14 Z
1140
783 32 9

3158287

4 514 347
190 16 5
9 337
7 872136
2785
4 272 441

4509E

68 241
2 340
103

115782


59 20 5

2 267 25 8
12116 395
535 387

14 919 040

14 919 040
14 680 688
236 15 2

14 921 39 5
641983
810 20 8
10 373586
2 726 570
13050 627
593 690
699

242176
1 392179
45368

1 679 72 3
345 633

28 451610
1 826 060

370 669
243581
614 250
117 270
243959
361229
487 939
487 540
975479
1523 5
91
682

1005 54 8

3 486 75 9
189 201
386
4681694

7 658 829

36 790 34 6
1842 706

46 291681
42 769
22 250 987

150 730

706 939
26122


885 791


59 446

2144 089
10 376 457
474 409
1733
12 996 686

12 996 686
12 607 533"
189155

12 999151
485674
660722
14145 547
2491 5 9
11121646
530 227
2079

249 210
1 212 657
44669

1506736
302 505

24 857 677
1615 996

322 651
210 825
533676
106477
210 913
319 390
431 328
421738
953066
13143
106
635

879 437

3029 311
166 123
1148
4 076 019

6 678 371

30 758 791
1626702
9337
39 073 201
41 054
18 30015 9

139 124

595 903
23 810
103

758 940


37 25 3

449 879
5487572


5 937 451

5 937 451
5 896 410
41041

5 936 861
21089
93 970
6051926
474197
5 577 731



51064
606 530


657 594
177 731

13 78110 5
797 51 6

136 846
108 84 9
245 69 5
57 852
81211
139 06 3
194 698
190 06 0
384 758
6009
75
1001

138 96 8

1687 057


1826 02 5

1356194

16194 96 2


17 551 15 6
58 31 8
8 243 452

30164

309 886



340050


37 051

811 388
4829 901


5641289

5641289
5606430
Z4 859

5 640 576
18 990
95 353
5 754 919
848 818
4 906101


79 7 52
507 977


587 72~9
148 372

11952 016
664 148

127092
101 679
228 771
56 875
77 457
134 332
183 967
179136
363 103
5702
4 5
911

245 090

1 460 355


1 705 44 5

2 413 614

13 761644


16175 258
53 432
7428 629

50 650

271 10



321753


125 934

800393
16 344 862
78 534
212 291
17 436 080
19 40 6
17 455 486
17 340 667
114 819

17 440062
359 606
506 299
18 305 967
910369
17 067 895
110 403
217 300

82 037
1234 25 0
4672

1 320 959
434 122

45 619 33
1761248

401 54 3
361 681
763224
166 599
207 099
375698
570 142
568 780
1138 92 2
17 425
64 5
2319

152054
147 67 5
5 650 974
47 473
59 971
6056147

1033079
962380
48 640 75 3
285137
754 156
51675 50 5
164 985
22 549 313

24 770
21212
776 802
4110
6143
1074
834 111


125 963

1078283
15 212 04 3
74 669
182 961
16 547 956
21 186
16 569 142
16 460 750
108 392

16 549 730
318 841
547 040
17415611
1277 303
15846946
104 105
187 257

125 8 S9
1067 332
4 301
72
1 197 604
349 783

42 117 076
1 512 845

368 44 3
338 419
706 662
161 896
197 292
359188
530 339
535711
1066050
16601
712
2 110

202 898
231 620
5187 540
46261
51 632
5 719 951

1 338 873
1 174 832
44 252 728
274 04 8.
633 522
47 674 003
159 668
20 576 579

34 537
27 375
715 224
3767
5546
1295
787 744


i I88I I- -1 I I I .1 4


5.6
7,434

1.02
42.1

65:4
2,951
1,328
308
31.5

71.4
573
64.4
55.7

18.8
55,o85

22.2


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


8.2
11,277

1.05
41.3
22.9
64.2
2,983
1,377
272
33.3

78.0
50.7
64.4
60.6

16.7
48,971


25.6


7.5
9,715
1.04
41.1


2,893
1,301
276
31.6

76.9
50.2
63.7
61.2

17.0
48,512

26.8


10.9
23,905
1.04
44.3
33.0
77.3
3,983
2,191
355
49.4

67.7
46.9
57.3
59.0

17.6
69,266

22.5


8.9
18,703

1.03
44.5
33.1
77.6
3,893
2,113
353
47.5

65.5
49.2
57.3
56.8

17.7
67,991

24.3


8.6
12,960
1.04
41.8
24.6
66.4
3,153
1,516
286
36.2

76.0
50.0
63.0
60.3

16.8
52,261


25.1


7.o
10,994

1.04
41.7
24.9
66.6
3,051
1,429
288
34.3

74.9
50.0
62.6
60.5

17.1
51,484

26.4


5.5
7,630
1.00
41.7
23.6
65.3
2,977
1,398
302
33.6

70.3
57.3
63.9
55.7

17.5
51,613


23.5


5.4
7,161

1.00
40.8
24.0
64.8
2,885
1,325
296
32.5

69.1
56.8
63.0
55.6

17.5
50,272

22.8


1'.7
6,174

1.02
44.0
21.7
65.7
2,980
1,300
331
29.5

70.4
63.6
67.0
52.6

20.9
61,953


17.7


4.7
5,834

1.02
43.0
21.8
64.8
2,896
1,250
328
29.1

69.5
63.2
66.3
52.1

21.0
60,520


17.9


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

FEBRUARY 1956


ITEM
NO.


I I









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTCK


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 113 reports of freight train statistics representing 121 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR iWO : MONTHS EIDED WITH FEBRb.JRX 1956 AND 1955


UNITED STATES


1955 1956


EASTERN DISTRICT


1955


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 F 1955


SOUTHERN REGION


1956


... -.-- t I t F S


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ...................
2. Train-miles (locomotiv-propelled and motorcar trains).
2-01. Steam locoaotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotiva-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotlve-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locoeotlre-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locosotive-propelled trains ....................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ............................
2-07. Total train-miles ..................................
2-08. Ordinary ........................ ...............
2-09. Light ..........................................
3. Road locomotive-,iles:
3-01. Principal .... .................. ... ...............
3-02. Helper (excludes* B" and trailing "A" unite) .........
3-03. Light ... ...........................................
3-04. Total locomotiv--mlls ..........................
3-05. Total, steam only ............ .................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only ..............................
3-08. Total, other .............. .. ................ ..
Train-switchio locoaotive-alles:
3-09. Steam locomotives ..................................
3-10. Diesal-electrlc locomotive ........................
3-11. Electric locomotive ...............................
3-12. Other locooti ........... ....................
3-13. Total ..........................................
3-14. Kile initial and final terminals ncl. in 3-13 .....
Diessl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road .........................................
3-16. Train ewltching .....................................
4. Car-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ............................
4-02. Loedd., west or south ................................
4-03. Loadpd. total .............................
4-0 pty. ast or north ..... ........................
4-05. Empty, west or south.............................
4-06. Empty. total ..................................
4-07. Loaded sad empty, east or north .....................
4-00. Loaded sad 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 pasunger-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning team locomottve ......................
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotivs .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ........................
5-04. Electric locomotives ............................ ...
5-05. Other locomotive ................................
5-06. Total ........................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cab.oses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oll-buring 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 n all freight trains ..........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. In 606
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-snitching hours st nay stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled tolal .......
8-02. 0l-burnig stecm locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains .......
8-04. Electric locomotive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train, ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours ...................................

AVERAGES

9. average perl ile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ............................
9-02. : et ton-iles... ...........................
10. Average per train-mile (secluding light trains):
10-01. locomotive-mlles (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freht car-ll .........................
10-03. pty fr ght car- le ..........................
10-04. Total freight car-miles excludingt caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Ret ton-miles ....................................
11. Gross tcn-alles of locomotives and tenders per locooctive-mile
12. sBt ton-ales per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total ar-miles. ast or north .........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, vest or south .........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, ell directions .........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-nlles...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-iles ............. .......................
14-02. roesl ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


222 440

7 483 880
69 213 955
1 256 015
426 220
78 382 070
41 375
76 423 445
77 596 060
827 379

76 393 098
2 055 810
2 924 474
83 373 988
8 711 882
72 779 765
1 440 318
442 023

783 261
6 571 691
109 384

7 464 336
1 944487

179 493 900
8 936 239

1 844 038
1 442 847
3 286 885
713 854
1 118 865
1 832 719
2 557 892
2 561 712
b 119604
79 08
1 602
7739

2 698 877
360 975
22 072 520
481 948
122 563
21! 736 883

20 895 489
2 371 887
206 188 893
4 312 875
1 525 386
235 294 530
516 966
107 400 085

429 110
48873
3 639 408
65 490
12 589
2 c43
4 197 513


5.8
8,047

1.03
42.4
23.6
66.0
3,032
1,384
309
32.7

72.1
53.6
64.2
56.1

18.7
56,056


21.9


222 469

8 228 317
63 024 094
1 157 017
390 972
72 800 400
45 617
72 846 017
72 143 434
702 583

72 608 352
1699 753
2 680 730
77 188 835
9 413 535
66 040 54 2
1 332 302
402 456

931232
5 710 74 2
102 764
205
6 744 943
1645190

163 664 496
7 806 069

1 676 270
1328 093
3 004 363
681 34 3
1042109
1 723 452
2 357 613
2 370 202
4 727 815
73 590
1848
7 310

2 693938
490 892
20 098 492
446 384
112 572
23 642 278

20 963 983
2 414 363
183 000 763
4 003 790
1351080
211 733 97 9
515 806
94 405 184

450 236
57 645
3 248 660
57 258
11 621
2 745
3 828 165


51 362

2 801 050
21 509 502
975 979

2b 286 531

25 286 531
24 874 165
412 366

25 289 168
1 108 473
1 393243
27 790 884
3 445 263
23 263 654
1 081 967


296 032
2 588 590
93 620

2 978 248
649483

50 762 188
3 393 432

61b 748
396 495
1 015 c,43
180 334
405 655
585 989
799082
802 150
1 601232
25 650
170
1 290

1 050 818

6 164 517
307 740

7 523 075

7 397 390

63 145 830
3 185 810

73 729 042
79 987
33 847 418

190 714

1 265 234
49956


1 505 904


51 569

2 629 240
18 644 158
908 550

22 581948

22 581 94 8
22 247 143
334 805

22 585 526
b56 760
1139 769
24 582 055
3 293 518
20 276 604
1011933


320 565
2 262 817
88 306

2 6 71 68 8
575 461

45 588 855
2 993 4 98

553 759
349 592
903 351
173 626
369 667
543293
727 385
719 25 9
1446644
22 893
187
1308

983180

5 532 097
292 971

6 808248

6 907 371

54 286 685
3 019 870

64 213 92 6
82 710
28 539 955

184110

1079 873
44 189


1308172


7691

1 806 293
3 251 683
123 105

5 181081

5 161081
5 107 079
74 002

5 182 712
187 707
272 366
5 642 785
2 091 366
3 411 342
137 752
2 325

198 411
239 C23
6 321

443 760
45 763

7 388 349
352 874

133 886
90 787.
224 673
63 240
106 109
169 349
197126
196 896
394C22
5 340
31
72

986 666

935 287
79 179
1284
2 002 518

8 068 325

11 643 579
548 233

20 260 137
6 089
11 135 096

115 767

169 686
7 255


292 708


7886

1 481 74 3
2 641 74 6
90 724
5211
4 219 424

4 219 424
4 159 791
59 633

4 221159
134 742
200 171
4 556 07 2
1 699 7 9
2 749 891
100 631
5 761

172 581
201 210
4 958
61
378 810
37 090

5 073 14 4
297 578

103 841
79 651
183492
55 867
80 74 9
136 616
159 708
160 400
320108
4357
30
62

782 363

769 426
56 418
3 192
1611399

6 482 832

9 144 085
409 265
27 691
16 063 873
5 250
8 693 102

92 038

137 809
5027
307

235 181


59253

4 607 343
24 761 185
1 099084

30 467 612

30 467 612
29 981 244
486 368

30 471880
1 296180
1 665 609
33 433 669
b 536 629
26 674 99o
1 219719
2 325

494443
2 827 618
99947

3 422 008
695246

5o 150 537
3 746 306

752 634
487282
1 239910
24.3574
511 764
755 338
996 208
999040
1 995 254
31190
201
1 362

2 037480

7 099904
386 919
1 284
9 525 593

15 465 721

74 789 415
3 734 043

93 989179
86 076
44 982 514

306481

1434920
57 211


1 798 612


59 455

4 310 983
21 485 904
999 274
5211
26 601 372

26 801372
26 406 934
394 438

26 606 685
991 502
1339 940
29 138 127
4 993 267
23 026 495
1 112 564
5781

493 146
2 464 027
93264
61
3050498
612 551

51 661 999
3 291076

657 600
429 24 3
1 086 84 3
229 493
450416
679 909
687093
879 65 9
1 766 752
27 250
217
1370

1765 543

6 301523
349 389
3 192
8 419 647

13 390 203

63 430 770
3 429135
27 691
80 277 79 9
87 960
37 233 057

276 14 8

1217 682
'49 21 6
307

1 543 353


37 253

1 061 576
11 113 088


12 174 664

12 174 664
12 086 467
88 177

12 173 383
42 164
195 894
12 411 441
1 114 793
11 296 642


116 050
1 221 009


1 337 059
362 144

28 016 361
1 604 187

278 293
221 291
499584
117 792
165 947
283739
396 C85
387 233
783 323
12 329
166
1 870

325 079

3 425 722


3 750 801

3 187 323

32 581041


35 768 364
111 876
16 798 916

70 654

622 226



693080


37 051

1628 239
9 983 607


11 611 84 6

11 611846
11 542 54 9
69 297

11 610 413
36 783
192 365
11 839 561
1702 826
10 136 735



163 260
1 037 709


1200 96
306 876

24 647 293
1 363 365

258 336
208 047
466 383
116 04 6
157 967
274 013
374 382
366 014
740 396
11741
99
1 715

489 749

3 033 438


3 523187

4 766 340

28175 316


32 941656
101 811
15 086 909

101092

553 922



655 014


WESTERN DISTRICT


125 934

1 814 961
33 339 082
156 931
426 220
35 739794
41 375
35 781169
35 528 335
252 834

35 748 435
717 472
1 062 971
37 528 878
2 060 454
34 808 127
220 599
439 698

172 768
2 523064
9437

2 705 269
887 097

93 327 002
3 585 746

813 111
734 274
1 547 385
352 488
441154
793642
1 165 599
1 175 428
2 341027
35 789
1 235
4 507

336 312
360 975
11 546 894
95 029
121 279
12 460 489

2 242 445
2 371 687
98 818 437
578 832
1 525 386
10b 536 987
319 014
45 618 655

51 775
48 8673
1 582 262
b279
12 389
2 243
1 705 821


ITEM
NO.


125 963 1

2 289 095 2-01
31 554 583 2-02
157 743 2-03
385 761 2-0O
34 387 182 2-05
45 617 2-06
34 432 799 2-07
:34 193 951 2-08
238 848 2-09

34 391 254 3-01
671468 3-02
1 148 425 3-03
36 211147 3-04
2 717 422 3-05
32 877 312 3-06
219 738 3-07
396 675 3-08

274 82 6 3-09
2 209 006 3-10
9 500 3-11
144 3-12
2 493 476 3-13
725 763 3-14

87 355 204 3-15
3 151 628 3-16

760 334 I4-o
690 803 4-02
1 451 137 4-03
335 804 L-0o
433 726 l-05
769 530 -0o6
1096138 4-07
1124529 --08
2 220 667 4-09
34 599 4-10
1532 4-11
4 225 4-12

438 646 5-01
490 892 5-02
10 763 531 5-03
96 995 5-04
109 380 5-05
11 899 444 5-06

2 b07 440 6-01
2 414 363 6-02
91 394 677 6-03
574 655 6-04
1 323 389 6-05
98 514 524 6-06
326035. 6-07
42 085 218 7

72 996 8-01
57 645 8-02
1 477 056 8-03
8042 8-04
11314 805
2 745 8-06
1629798 8-07


- I I-------------- I I 1 5 -I S F I


5.5
7,192

1.02
41.6
23.9
65.5
2,935
1,309
309
31.4

71.1
56.0
63.5
55.8

19.0
55,310


22.2


8.1
10,983

1.04
40.8
23.6

2,964
1,361
271
33.3

77.4
49.4
63.4
60.9

16.8
48,960


25.8


7.3
9,380

1.04
40.6
24.4
65.0
2,886
1,283
277
31.6

76.1
48.6
62.4
61.3

17.3
49,087


26.7


10.8 8.8
23,519 18,372

1.04 1.03
44.0 44.1
33.2 32.9
77.2 77.0
3,967 3,62
2,180 2,090
355 354
49.6 47.4

67.9 65.0
46.1 49.7
57.0 57.3
59.6 56.6

17.7 17.9
69,216 68,304


22.7 24.2


8.4
12.653

1.04
41.4
25.2
66.6
3,135
1,500
285
36.3

75.5
48.8
62.1
60.7

16.9
52,257


25.3


7.5
10,614

1.04
41.2
25.7
66.9
3,01.0
1,410
289
34.3

74.1
48.8
61.5
60.5

17.4
52,015


26.3


5.4
7,516

1.00
41.3

64.8
2,959
1.390
302
33.6

70.3
57.1
63.8
55.7

17.6
51,608


23.4


5.3
6,902

1.00
40.4


2,854
1,307
298
32.3

69.0
56.8
63.0
55.4

17.7
50,292


22.7


4.7
6,037

1.02
43.6
22.3
65.9
2,971
1,284
332
29.5

69.8
62.5
66.1
52.5

21.0
61,869


17.8


4.6
5,663

1.02
42.4
22.5
64.9
2,881
1,231
329
29.0

69.4
61.4
65.3
52.4

21.1
60,446


18.1


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


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ITEM


1956


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


i .-- I- 4


L-.... -.


I




U.. DEPOgITORY


r I iAGUGREATES
1. Miles of rd op ated at close of month .....................
2. Traln-mli (lodotiv-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. iM LComotive-propelled trains ....................
2 f lectric locomotive-propelled trains..........
Kleric locomotive-propelled trains ................
ST locootle-prop lled trains ..................
tal locomotive-propelled trains ....................
SMotorcar-propelled trains ..........................
2-07. Total tran-iles ................................
2-08. Ordinary ........................................
2-09. Light ......... ... ............................
3. Road locomotile-mDles:
3-01. Principal .........................................
3-02. Helper (excludes "B- and trailing "A" units) .........
3-03. Light ... ......................................
3-04. Total locootiv-iles ...............................
3-05. Total, steam only ....................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ........................
3-07. Total. electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other ..................................
Traln-switching locomotive-miles:
3-09. Steam locomotie ...............................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootives .........................
3-11. Electric locomotles .................................
3-12. Other locomoti s ....................................
3-13. Total ..........................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals ncl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15. Road...........................................
3-16. Train switching.................................
4. Csr-mllee (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ............................
4-02. Loaded, west or outh................................
4-03. Loaded, total ....................................
4-0o. Empty, east or north ..............................
4-05. Empty. west or south.................................
--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 direct ons ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars. all directions ..............
4-12. Other paseager-traln Pars, all directions ...........
5. Groe ton-miles of road locomotrves and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burniog tear locomotires ......................
5-02. Oil-burning stesa locootites ........................
5-03. DIeeel-electric locomotives........................
5-04. Electric locomotive .................................
5-05. Other loco otives....................................
5-06. Total ..............................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burnin atesa locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-brining steam locoMotire 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 care and contents Incl. In 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (acl. train-nitching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled trails .......
8-02. Oil-burning stear locomotiTv-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locomctive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trained ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours .................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ................................
9-02. Met ton-miles .....................................
10. Averages per train-mile (excludint light trains):
10-01. locomotive-mile (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-mile............................
10-03. Empty freight car-mile.............................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Grose ton-miles (excl. locomotive and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-iles ....... ..........................
11. Gross tcn-liles of locomotive and tenders per locomctliv-rlle
12. Ret ton-miles per loaded car-mile ..;.........................
13. Car-mile ratio: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, 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 asnt or north of total car-miles ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-miles .....................................
14-02. Grose ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


5.9
8,241

1.03
43.2
23.4
66.6
3,o64
1,400
310
32.4

72.1
57.9
64.9
55.1

18.7
56,796


22.0


222 351

3 598 528
36 542 368
619 748
216 826
40 977 470
21 901
40 999 371
40 569 805
429 566

40 982 040
1 095 376
1 512 286
43 589 702
4197128
38 446102
723 706
222 766

376 341
3 470 350'
51 033

3 897 724
1 008 602

95 014 878
4 735 557

967162
787 213
1 754 375
375123
572 213
947 336
1 342 285
1 359 426
2 701 711
41 489
876
4 377

1325186
143 449
11 742 447
244 118
61 484
13 516 684

10 428 106
956 720
109 974 875
2 133 197
799 844
124 292 742
286 262
56 802 098

207 745
22 235
1 917 731
33 002
6 400
1 302
2 188 415


5.6
7,405

1.02
42.5
23.6
66.1
2,969
1,322
309
31.1

71.0
57.6
64.2
54.5

18.9
55,468


222 393

4 366 969
33761 520
645 477
193 354
38 967 320
27 055
38 994 375
30 627 522
366 853

38 975 955
945 647
1417 22 6
41 330 830
4 989 056
35 401 554
746 174
202 046

495 802
3120 820
56 647
66
3673335
898 252

87 943 531
4 221 672

894 431
745 734
1640 165
365 382
548 745
914 127
1 259 813
1294479
2554292
39 372
945
4 185

1453354
234 394
10 793 017
249 707
56 335
12 786 807

11315 434
1 279 640
99155 513
2 268 374
657 507
114 676 46 8
283 084
51053 339

239 445
30 573
1 756 805
33 156
5840
1609
2 067 428


8.1
11,333

1.05
41.8
23.2
65.o
3,014
1,392
272
33.3

77.5
51.0
64.3
60.5

16.8
49,794


25.2


51 313

1 472 875
11 224 609
477 365

13 174 849

13 174 849
12 949 399
225 450

13 176 872
609 844
736 365
14 523 081
1 822 343
12 162 792
537 946


145 795
1 340 603
43 336

1 529 734
346 079

26 702 904
1 766 326

327 511
213 844
541 355
95113
205 294
300 407
422 624
419138
841 762
13 472
119
737

556 650

3 238 520
155 562

3 950 732

4 003 486

33 429 404
1 595 037

39 027 927
46 212
18 028 011

99 208

659 517
25 071


783 796


7.6
9,782

1.04
41.1
24.0
65.1
2,897
1,287
276
31.3

75.5
50.8
63.1
59.5

17.2
49,104


27.4


POCAHONTAS REGION


1956


1955


EASTERN DISTRICT
INcuIDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


1955


SOUTHERN REGION


I 1956 1955 1


_I I I + I


1955


51 569

1644960
10169180
510 695

12 324 835

12 324 835
12150 895
175 940

12 327 206
4 S6 088
611 435
13 434 729
1934944
10 928 731
571 054


168 637
1 264 310
49 013

1502160
324 118

24 301 894
1641 416

297 169
202 289
499 458
96 188
195 959
292147
393 357
398 24 8
791 605
12 539
114
660

579 226

2959063
164 036

3703 125

4113293

29 336 936
1 752 64 5

35 202 874
42 34 1
15638 618

106 556

584 589
25 756


716 901


10.7
23,363

1.03
44.9
32.0
76.9
3,959
2,179
351
48.

67.3
49.4
58.3
57.3

18.0
70,413


23.0


7 891

909 586
1695119
56 814

2 661 519

2 661 519
2 622 934
38 585

2 662 451
80 491
125 669
2 868 611
1 036 248
1 769 905
62 458


98 661
126 14F6
3 064

227 871
24 163

3 837 345
188 464

67 488
50 209
117 607
32 724
51 3P3
84 107
100 212
101 502
201 804
2 740
15
32

489 676

4 07 26
34 865

1 011 804

4 097 404

6046254
239 328

10 382 90'
2 850
5 715 01 7

56 641

87 658
3 160


147459


19.3g

1.03
44.8
32.1
76.9
3,869
2,095
350
46.8

63.9
52.8
58.3
54.2

17.6
67,327


24.2


7877

784 621
1459472
49 491
1 517
2 295 101

2 295 101
2 263 237
31 864

2 296 464
68 139
103 117
2467 720
899 066
1 511 776
54 649
2229

96 401
110 870
2 601
6
209 878
20 668

3 332 902
160 346

54 987
46440
101 427
31 008
41 518
72 526
F5 995
7 95 8
173 953
2373
14
37

411 557

4192 80
30 706
1 230
862 773

3 500 644

5 035 056
212 449
9009
8 757158
3047
4742064

49 330

77 597
3058
84

130 069


8.5
12,937
1.04
42.3
24.7
67.0
3,173
1,525
285
36.0

75.5
50.7
63.2
59.9

17.0
53,058

24.8


59 204

2 382 461
12 919 728
534 179

15 836 368

15 836 368
15 572 333
264 035

15 839 323
690 335
862 034
17 391 692
2 858 591
13 932 697
600 404


244 456
1 466 749
46 400

1 757 605
370 242

30 540 249
1954 790

394 999
264 053
659 052
127 837
256 677
384 514
522 836
520 730
1 043 566
16 212
134
769

1046 326

3 725 783
190 427

4 962 536-

8 100 890

39 475 658
1 834 365

49 410 913
49 062
23 743 024

155 849

747 175
28231


931 255


7.8
11,059

1.04
41.7
25.3
67.0
3,050
1,414
287
33.9

73.5
51.2
62.2
58.6

17.3
51,903

26.9


59 446

2429 581
11628 652
560 186
1 517
14 619 936

14 619 936
14 414 132
205 804

14 623 670
564 227
714 552
15 902 449
2 834 010
12 440 507
625 703
2229

285 23 8
1 375 180
51 614
6
1712038
344 786

27 714 796
1801762

352 156
248 72 9
600 885
127 196
237 477
364 673
479 352
486 206
965558
14 912
128
697

990 783

3 378 34 3
195 542
1230
4 565 898

7613937

34 371 992
1 965 094
9 009
43 960 032
45388
20 380 682

155 886

662 186
28 814
84

846 970


5.4
7,482

1.00
41.7
23.2
64.9
2,958
1,385
303
33.2

70.4
58.1
64.3
55.5

17.6
51,684


23.8


37 253

437 836
5 848 095


6 285 931

6 285 931
6 240 734
45197

6 285 099
21 511
97 483
6 404 093
460 812
5 943 281


51 216
643 035


694 251
184 543

14 757 649
853 565

144 551
115 846
260 397
60 885
83 639
144 524
205 436
199 485
404 921
6 360
90
1 038

132 548

1 005 044


1 937 592

1 319 497

17 140 088


18 459 585
62 225
8 640 699

29 340

327 823


357 163


4.9
6,560

1.00
42.6
23.5
66.1
2,949
1,345
301
31.5

71.5
64.5
56.1

17.4
50,989


22.8


WES


.'rImVERSITY OF Fi ORIDA


lllllllll 111111111111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 8351 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT sCONaOMCS AND TrATIuI1CS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 1llreports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 1956 AND 1955


37 051

727 328
4 915 028


5 642 356

5 642 356"
5 602 489
39 867

5 642 420
7406
84 446
5734272
754565
4 979 707


75 150
527 04 7


602197
159 84 8

12 356 821
683 722

133968
104 e95
238 863
53449
77 924
131 373
107 417
182 819
370 236
5 712
52
998

211 584

1 513 54


1 725 12

2136266

14 385 986


16 522 252
57 703
7 535 207

46 262

277 772



324 034


125 894

778231
17 774 545
85 569
216 826
18 855 171
21 901
18 877 072
18 756 738
120 334

18 857 618
383 530
552 769
19 793 917
877 725
18 570 124
123 302
222 766

80 669
1 360 566
4 633

1445 868
453 817

49 716 980
1 927 202

427 612
407 314
834 926
186 401
231 897
418 298
614 013
639 211
1253 224
18 917
652
2 570

146 312
143 449
6 211 620
53 691
61 484
6 616 556

1 007 719
956 720
53 359 129
298 832
799 844
56 422 244
174 975
24 418 375

22 556
22 235
842 733
4 771
6 400
1 302
899 997




4.8
6,257

1.02
44.5
22.3
66.8
3,008
1,302
334
29.2

69.6
63.7
66.6
51.2

21.0
62,692


18.4


4.8
5,928

1.02
43.0
22.5
65.5
2,912
1,243
330
28.9

68.8
62.7
65.7
51.0

20.9
60,456


18.0 15


* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals. .' -- ..... .


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

MARCH 1956 r 0






S JUN 11 1956




STERN DISTRICT ITEM


956 1955 ____


ITEM


125 896

1210060
17 217 840
85 291
191 837
18 705 028
27 055
18 732 083
18 610 901
121182

18709865
374 014
618 230
19 702109
1400481
17 981 340
120 471
199 817

135 414
1 218 593
5033
60
1 359100
393 618

47 871 914
1736188

408 307
392110
800 417
184 737
233 344
418 081
593044
625454
1218498
18 74 8
765
2490

250 987
234394
5 901 129
54165
55105
6 495 780

1565231
1 279 640
50 397 535
303 280
648 496
54194184
179 993
23137450

37 297
30 573
816 84 7
4342
5 756
1609
896 424


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


EASTERN DISTRICT
IrrM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUJIING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT I
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.

1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of aonth A...................
2. Train-miles (locoaotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locootive-propelled trains..................
2-02. Dieeel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other looomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total losooitie-propelled trains ....................
2-06. otoroar-proplled trains ............................
2-07. Total train-miles ....................................
2-08. Ordinary ............................ ...........
2-09. Light ........................ .....................
3. Road looootilve-alles:
3-01. Principal.......................................
3-02. elper (excludes "B" and trailing *A units) .........
3-03. Light .. .................... ... .. ... .
3-04. Total locomotivl-ailes ...............................
3-05. Total. stea only ............................ .....
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only .........................
3-0?. Total. electric only ...............................
3-08. Total, other .....................................
Train-ewitching locoaotie-miles:
3-09. Stwe locomotives................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives.......................
3-11. Electric loco otive .................................
3-12. Other locomotlives................................
3-13. Total ..... .............. .... ..
3-14. Miles initial and final terlnal l. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectrlc unit miles:
3-15. Road ............................................ .....
3-16. Train switching...... ..........................
4. Cr-silae (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. "at or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, vest or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ............................. ...
4-04. zmpty, east or north.............................
4"0. Empty, vest or suth.............................
4-06. Empty. total....................................
4-07. Loaded and epty. east or north .....................
4-08. Loaded anod 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 passenger-train care, all directions ...........
5. Gross tO-ailse of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locootires .......................
5-02. Oil-burning tem locoaotlies .......................
5-03. Dleeel-electrlc loconotiera.......................
5-04. Electric locomotive .................................
5-05. Other locomotives ...............................
5-06. Total.........................................
6. Gross ton-mles of cars. contents and cabooses (tbous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steaa locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-rning teaa locootiva 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 train ......................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents ncl. In 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenues and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-svitchin: hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-horning stea locomotive-propelled trains .......
8-02. Oil-hrnine steam locootive-proplled train ........
8-03. Diesel-electrc locootive-propelled train ..........
8-04h. Electric ctvric loo tie-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelld trains ...................
8-06. otoroar-propeled trane.........................
8-07. Total train-hours .................................

AVERAGES

9. Average pr aile of road per day:
9-01. Train-llea, ordinary...............................
9-02. Net ton-miles ....................................
10. Averages per train-ile (excluding light trains):
10-01. loconotive-miles (principal and helper) ...........
10-02. Loaded freight car-les............................
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. Wet ton-miles ..... .............................
11. Gross tn- iles of locomotives and tenaers per locomctive-ile
12. Net ton-ales per loaded car-aile .........................
13. Car-mile ratio*: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, est or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-iles, all direction ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ciles ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-iles ........................ .............
14-02. GOrOs ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


222 390

11082 408
105 756 323
1 875 763
645 046
119 359 540
63 276
119 422 816
118 165 871
1 256 945

119 375 738
3 151192
4 436 760
126 963 690
12 909 010
111 225 867
2 164 024
664 789

1 159 602
10042041
160 417

11 362 060
2 953 089

274 508 778
13 671796

2 811 200
2 230 060
5 041 260
1088 977
1 691078
2 780 055
3 900177
3 921 138
7 821 315
120 797
2 475
12 119

4 024 063
504 424
33 822 446
726066
184 047
39 261 046

31 323 595
3 328 607
316 163 768
6 446 072
2 325 230
359 587 272
803 228
164 202 184

636 855
71108
5 557 139
98 492
18 789
3 545
6 385 928


5.8
8,114

1.03
42.7
23.5
66.2
3,043
1,390
309
32.6

72.1
56.9
64.5
55.8

18.7
56.309

21.9


222 425

12595286
96 785 614
1 802494
584 326
111 767 720
72672
111 840 392
110 770 956
1069 43 6

111784307
26454 00
4 097 95 8
118 527 665
14 402 591
101 442096
2078476
604 502

1427034
8 831562
159 411
271
10 418 27 8
2543442

251 808 02 7
12 027741

2 570 701
2 073 826
4 644 52 7
1046725
1 590 854
S637579
3 617 426
3 664680
7 282106
1129 62
2793
1149 5

4 147 292
725286
30 891510
696091
168907
36 629 08 6

32 279417
3 694 003
282 156275
6 272164
2 008587
326 410 446
798 890
145 458523

689 681
8821 8
5 005 465
904 14
17 461
4 354
5 895593


51 345

4 273 925
32 734111
1 453 344

38 461 380

38 461 380
37 823 564
637 816

38 466 040
1 718 317
2 129 608
42 313 965
5 267 606
35 426 446
1 619 913


441827
3 929193
136 962

4 507 982"
995 562

77 465 092
5 159 758

946 259
610 339
1 556 598
275 447
610 949
886396
1 221706
1 221 288
2 442 994
39 322
286
2 030

1 607 468

9 410 516
463 302

11 481 286

11400 882

96 575 240
4 780 847

112 756 969
126199
51 875 429

289922

1 924 751
75 027


2 289 700


51 569

4 474 200
29 013 33 6
1 419 24 5
34 906 783

34 906 78 5
34 398 03 6
508 745

34 912 732
1 352 84 8
1 751 204
38 016 784
5 228462
31 205 33 5
1 582 98 7


509 402
3 527 127
137 319

4 173 84 8
899 579

69 970 749
4 634 914

850 92 8
551881
1402 809
269 814
565 626
835 440
1120 742
1117507
2 238 249
35 4 3 2
301
1968

1 562 406

8491160
457 807

10 511 373

11020 664

83 623 621
4 772 515

99 416 800
125 051
44178 573

290666

1 664 46
69 94 5


2 025 07


7891

2 715879
4 946 802
179919

7 842 600

7 842 600
7 730013
112 587

7 845163
268198
398035
8 511 396
3 127 614
5 181 247
200 210
2 325

297 072
365174
9 385

671631
69926

11 225694
541 37'

201 374
140996
342 70
95 964
157 492
253 456
297 338
208483
595826
0080
46
104

1 476 344

1 422650
114 044
1284
3 014 322

12 165729

17 689 833
787 561

30 643123
8 939
16 850 109

172408

257 344
10 415


440 167


7883

2266364
4101218
140 215
6728
6 514 525

6 514 525
6 423 02 8
91 497

6 517 623
202 881
303 20 8
7 023 792
S598 83 5
4 261667
155280
8010

268982
312080
7559
67
588 68 F
57 75 8

9 406 046
457924

158 82 8
126 091
284 919
86 87 5
122 267
209142
245703
248 35 8
494 061
6730
44
99

1 193920

1188 706
87 124
4422
2 474 172

9983476

14179141
621714
36700
24 821031
297
13 439166

141368

215406
8085
391

365 250


59 236

6 989 804
37 680 913
1 633 263
46 303 980

46 303 980
45 553 577
750 403

46 311 203
1 986 515
2 527 643
50 825 361
8 395 2O0
40 607 693
1 820 123
2 325

738899
4 294 367
146 347

5179 613
1 065 488

88 690 786
5 701096

1 147 633
751 335
1 898 968
371 411
768 441
1 139 852
1 519 044
1 519 776
3 038 8:'0
47 402
332
2 134

3 083 812

10 833 166
577 346
1 284
14 495 608

23 566 611

114 265 073
5 568 408

143 400 092
135 138
68 725 538

462 330

2182 095
85 442


2 729 867


59 452

6 740564
33 114 556
1 559 460
6728
41421308

41 421 308
40 821 066
600 242

41 430 355
1 555 729
2 054 4 9 2
45 040 576
7 827 297
35 467 002
1738 267
8010

778 38 4
3 839207
144 87 8
67
4 762 536
957 337

79 376 795
5 092 83 6

1009 756
677 972
1 687 72 6
356 689
687 893
1044 582
1366445
1 365 865
2 732 310
42 162
345
2067

2 756 326

9679866
544 931
4422
1;: 985 54 5

21004140

97 802 762
5 394 229
36 700
124 237 831
133 34 8
57 613 739

432 034

1 879 868
78030
391

2 390 323


37 253

1 499 412
16 961183


18 460 595

18 460 595
18 327 221
133 374

18 458 482
63 675
293 377
18 815 534
1 575 611
17 239 923


167 266
1 864 044


2 031 310
546 687

42 774 010
2 457 752

422844
337 137
759 981
178 677
249586
428 263
601 521
586 723
1 188 244
18 689
256
2 908

457 627

5 230 766


5 688 393

4 506 820

49 721129


54 227 949
174 101
25 439 616

100194

950049



1 050 243


37 051

2 355 567
14 898 635


17 254 202

17 254 202
17145 03 8
109 164

17 252 833
44189
276 811
17 573 833
2 457 391
15116442


238 410
1564 756


1 803166
466724

37 204 114
2047087

392 304
312 941
705 24 5
169495
235 891
405 386
561 799
548 832
1110 631
17 453
151
2713

701 333

4 546 983


5 248 316

6 902606

42 561301


49 463 907
159 514
22 622116

147354

831 694



979 04%.


125901

2 593192
51 114 227
242500
645046
54 594 965
63 276
54 658 241
54 285 073
373 168

54 606053
1 101002
1 615 740
57 322 795
2 938179
53 378 251
343 901
662464

253 437
3 883 630
14 070

4 151137
1 340914

143 043 982
5 512 948

1 240 723
1 141 588
2 382 311
538889
673 051
1 211940
1 779 612
1 814639
3 594 251
54 706
1887
7077

482624
504424
17 758 514
148720
182 763
19 077 045

3 250164
3 328 607
152 177 566
877 664
2 325 230
161 959 231
493 989
70037 030

74 331
71 108
2 424 995
13 050
18 789
3 545
2 605 818


+-I I -I i t I t I t t


5.5
7,266

1.02
41.9
23.8
65.7
2,947
1,313
309
31.3

71.1
56.6
63.8
55.3

19.0
55,365

22.3


8.1
11,103

1.05
41.2
23.4
64.6.
2,981
1,372
271
33.3

77.5
50.0
63.7
60.8

16.8
49,245


25.6


7.4
9,519

1.04
40.8
24.3
65.1
2,890
1,284
276
31.5

75.9
49.4
62.7
60.7

17.2
49,093


26.9


10.8
23,465
1.04
44.3
32.8
77.1
3,964
2,180
354
49.2

67.7
47.2
57.5
58.8

17.8
69,617


22.8


9.1
18,937

1.03
44.3
32.6
76.9
3,864
2,092
352
47.2

64.6
50.8
57.7
55.7

17.8
67,956

24.2


8.5
12,749

1.04
41.7
25.0
66.7
3,148
1,509
285
36.2

75.5
49.4
62.5
60.4

17.0
52,530


25.1


7.6
10,768

1.04
41.3
25.6
66.9
3,043
1,411
288
34.1

73.9
49.6
61.8
59.8

17.3
51,975

26.5


5.4
7,504

1.00
41.5

64.8
2,959
1,388
302
33.5
70.3
57.5
64.0
55.6

17.6
51,634

23.6


5.1
6,784

1.00
41.1
23.7
64.8
2,885
1,319
299
32.1

69.8
57.0
63.5
55.6

17.6
50,522

22.8


4.7
6,113

1.02
43.9
22.3
66.2
2,983
1,290
333
29.4

69.7
62.9
66.3
52.1

21.0
62,153

18.0


125 922

3 499155
48 772 423
243 034
577 59 B
53 092 210
72 672
53164 882
52 804 852
360030

53101119
1045482
1766 655
55 913256
4 117 903
50 858 652
340209
596492

410240
3427599
14 533
204
3 852 576
1119 381

135 227 11 6
4 887 816

1168 641
1 082 913
2 251 554
520 541
667070
1187 611
1689182
1749 983
3 439 16 5
53 347
2297
6715

689 633
725 286
16 664 661
151160
164485
18 395225

4 372 671
3 694 003
141 792212
877 935
1 971887
152 708 706
506 02 8
65 222 668

110293
88 21 8
2 293 903
12 384
17 070
4354
2 526 222


4.7
5,755
1.02
42.6
22.5
65.1
2,892
1,235
329
29.0

69.2
61.9
65.5
51.9

21.0
60,449


18.0


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period. ''...... ....'-..o
SExcludes switching time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminals.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISIlCS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH 1956 AND 1955








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Subject to revion


UNIV. OF Li.-1









U.S. DEPOSiTOqY


INIVER.IIrY OF FLORIDA


IIII I IIIII Illlllll l IIIIIIII llI I l
3 1262 088518492 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMIC AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 1956 AND 1955


ITEM


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month ....................
2. Train-mllss (locoootive-propll and n torcar trains):
2-01. Steaa locomootlr-proptlled trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electricloocomotl r-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled train .. ........
2-04. Other locootive-propelled trains
2-05. Total locomotiso-propelled trains ....................
2-06. Iotorcr-propelld trans .........................
2-07. Total train-nilea .............................
2-08. Ordinary ................................. ..
2-09. Light ............. .. ...... ....
3. Road locomottlv-aile:
3-01. Principal ...................... ........ .........
3-02. Helper (excludes "B" and trailing A unit) .........
3-03. Light .......................................
3-04. Total locomotiv--alls ...........................
3-05. Total. steam only ....... ...................
3-06. Total, diesel-electri only ...........................
3-07. Total. electric only ................................
3-08. Total, other ........................................
Train-swltching locootl ve-ailes:
3-09. Steam locoativel ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootlvess .....................
3-11. Electric locomtive ...................... ....
3-12. Other locoootiros .............. ..............
3-13. Total.......... ..
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit miles:

3-16. Train 5 sitchnl .. ......................
4. COr-ailes (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, cant or north .......................
4-02. Loaded, est 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 ando pty, east or north ...... ......
-0. Loaded and epty est or south.............
4-09. Loaded and empty, total ..........................
4-10. Caboose, all directions .... .. ........
4-11. Passenger carrying car., all direction ...
4-12. Other passender-train cars, all directions .........
5. Groos ton-ails of road locomotvles and tender (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stea m locomotle ....... ........
5-02. Oll-rn steam locootl ........................
5-03. Dlesel-electric locomotlre ...... ... .........
5-04. Electric locooI tlr es .......... .......... ..........
5-05. Other locomotries ... .............. .................
5-06. Total ...................... ......
6. Gross ton-mlles of cars, contents. and cabooos l (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burino steam tlocootle tran ........
6-02. Total in oll-olbnlng steam loco.ootlve trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-elsctrle locomotive traly T "'.
6-04. Total io electric locomnotie traln .... C)f"
6-05. Total In other locomotie and ot or t '
O -(. Total In all freight trains ...... ''- ''"
607. Total of pass. trair cart andin t Inc!. In -'
7. Net ton-r les. revenue and onrrverue ... ..
8. Train-hours (Incl. traln-sowitchinr ho a d sat
8-Cl. Coal-burnilng star locomotive ronelaej t:
8-C0. 1Il-burr.nln stcmo loronmotive-y-Ih yd tra0 n
8-03. Dliesl-eletl Ic doootlv-Dr FeJ trA,
8P-'. Electric locomitlve-prooelled n........
8"05. Ctler loconrctle-cronelled tra
8-06. Mot r r-pronelled tra-n .
8-07. Total traln-hours ......................

AVERAGES

9. Averaes per ille of road per day:
9-01. Traln-mlles. ordinary .................
9-0. Net ton-mile ........... .....
10. Averageo per traln-ile (e-xcldi;c lIfht trains :
10-01, looramtlte- ileb (princ4al l and nelner) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-cilen .........................
10-03. Empty freight car-miles ............................
10-04. Totol frerlht car-lleb (erc!uding cabcooe .........
10-05. GClos ton-siee (excl. !ooomotleo and tandr .....
10-06. Net ton-ncle ... ....... ..........
11. Groes t.n-tiles of loconotieas and tenders per loccr- '!v crile
12. Net ton-liles ,or loaded car-mlle ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-mlle. east or north..........
13-02. Percent of total car-iles., west or sooith ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-nsles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-lles ..........
it. A-orages per train-hour:
14-01. Traln-.llee ........................ .............
1-c02. Grooe ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tender .....

15. Percent traln-switchll:g hours at way stations of
total tratoD-hor. I ......... .... ....


I I I 1 1nIr .- .t-..


EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION


INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


- I _______- I n ,- t S


1956


222 344

3 225 260
35 124 884
635 996
226 203
39 212 343
22 314
39 234 657
38 807 673
426 984

39 216 490
1 016 337
1 413 293
41 646120
3 750 915
36 929 341
733 166
232 498

350 233
3 297 986
57 907

3 706126
978 680

91 789 084
4 515 434

925 697
751 752
1677 449
359 093
564 063
923156
1 284 790
1 315 815
2 600 605
39 850 I
618
3 914

1 200 004
105 466
11 284 636
248 095
64 487
12 902 688

9 832 223
645 474
07 009 028
271 769
9 404
7 898
4 328
5 4 644

928
407
353
3 293
B00
254








43.2
23.8
67.0
3.19
3,1'9
1,42'
313
33.0

72.1
'7.1
64.5
55.?2
18.8
57,7?21


21.7


1956 1


1755


222 379

4 352 899
32 598129
641 783
197 524
37 790 335
24 325
37 814 660
37 439 04 3
375 617

37 7 5 74 5
944 524
1 368 653
40108 922
4 963 029
34 198 085
740 272
207 536

480 333
2 972 862
54628
150
3 507 979
852 509

5 097 974
4060 723

892 200
731 908
1624108
361 374
535 610
896 984
1253574
1 267 516
2 521 092
38 065
1345
3991

1443371
259 902
10 465 955
247 392
58287
12 474 907

12 010 973
1547 467
97 705 132
2 272 432
719 725
114 255 72 9
300 683
51 231 883

233563
32 806
1 688 722
32 405
6162
1450
1995108




5.6
7,679
1.02
43.4
23.9
67.3
3,052
1,368
311
31.5

71.2
57.7
64.4
54.9

19.0
57,268


22.2


955


51 313

1430 273
10 715 781
492 953

12 639 007

12 639 007
12 422 423
216 584

12 641 597
575 847
711 354
13 928 798
1 752 783
11 627 392
548 623


141 407'
1 276 974
50 090

1468 551
331 361

25 776 285
1 677 743

314 345
207 060
521 413
89 237
205 687
294 924
403 582
412 755
816 337
12 949
102
685

543 213

3 117100
159 945

3 820 258

4 103 577

32 397 016
1 723 593

38 224186
42 057
17 720 278

98 345

627 099
26 665


752 109



8.1
11,511
1.05
42.0
23.7
61.7
3,077
1,426
?74


77.9
50.2
63.9
60.3

16.8
50,823


25.2


1956


51 564

1600 869
9 813 415
505 132

11 919 416

11919 416
11 743 344
176 072

11 920 976
491 967
601025
13013 968
1 885 947
10 565 29 3
562 72 8


186 025
1195 357
46 74 0

1428122
301 526

23 604 24 4
1573797

296 022
201 974
497 996
93 839
185 492
279 331
389 861
387 466
777 327
12122
132
570

573 64 3

2 661 94 4
161 54 6

3 597 135

4 330 542

28 970 372
1 741 141

15 042 055
38 169
15 809 615

105 596

561 249
25 242


692 087




7.6
1I,220
1.04
42.4
23.8
6t .2
2,984
1 346



75.9
52.1
64.1
59.4

17.2
50,632


27


7 891

785151
1 700 728
56 569

2 .42 448

2 542 448
2 505 930
36 518

2 543 206
71 099
112 367
2 726 674
097 878
1 764 980
62 670
1 146

79 698
128 732
2 750

210 780
21 902

3 653122
192 247

62 220
50 247
112 4 7
34 C08
50 412
84 420
96220
100 659
196 8P7
2 C12
14
3r

427 413

492 60r
35 "33
634
955 991

3 596 551

6 353 856
243 034

10 193 441
3174
5 099 105

47 449

08 "45
3179


138 973




10.6
23,652

1.03
44.9
33.7
78.6
4,068
2,234
351
49.8

64.7
-9.9
57.1
55.3

18.3
73.148


22.7


127 975


9.7
21,715

1.03
46.8
33.6
on. 4
4,093
2,232
354
47.7

61.0
55.0
58.2
51.7

19.2
71,547


24.7


1955


- 11 i -I,-


1955


7 877

827 272
1448 513
49491
3731
2 329 007

2329007
2 299 560
29447

2 329 979
67 702
104 415
2 502 096
944 777
1 4 98 860
54 566
3 893

98 311
108 968
2630
66
209 975
20 580

3338 007
157 146

55 664
51 959
107 623
35 64 3
41 614
77 257
91 307
93 57 3
184 880
2 415
17
44

431 387

4 2 549
30 711
2149
886 796

*3 899 560

5 275 329
218 586
18 707
9412182
3639
5 131 F4 7

60 14 8
74 804
2808
215


59 204

2 215 424
12 416 509
b49 522

15 181 455

15 181 455
14 928 353
253102

15 184 005
646 946
823 721
16 655 472
2 C50 661
13 392 372
611 293
1146

221185
1 405 306
52 848

1 679 339
353 263

29 629 407
1 069 990

376 565
257 315
433 860
123 245
256 099
379 344
499810
513 414
1 013 224
15 561
115
721

970 626

3 609 706
195 263
634
4 776 249

7 700 120

30 750 872
1 966 627

48 417 627
45 231
23 319 383

145 794

715 444
29 844


891 002




8.4
13,129
1.04
42.
25.4
67.9
3,243
1,562
287
36.8

75.3
50.1
62.6
59.4

17.0
54,336


24.8


1955


59 44 1

2428141
11 261 92 6
554 623
3731
14248423

14248423
14 042 904
205 519

14 250 95 5
559 669
705 440
15 516 064
2 830 724
12 064 153
617 294
3 693

284 336
1 304 325
49 370
66
1638 097
322 106

26 943 051
1 730 94 3

351 686
253933
605 619
129 482
227 106
356 588
4801168
481 039
962207
14537
149
614

1 005 030

3284493
192259
2149
4 403 931

8 230 102

34 245 701
1 959 727
18 707
44454237
41 608
20 941 162

155 74 4

636 053
28 050
215

U20 062




7.9
11,743
1.04
43.1
25.4
68.5
3,166
1,491
289
34.6

73.1
52.8
6?.9
58.1

17.4
54,208


26.7


37 254

418272
5 607 650


6025 922

6 025 922
5 978 525
47 _97

6 024 984
15 292
91 664
6 131 940
435 719
5 696 221



47 805
605 601


653 406
172 872

14 220 809
807 757

139 671
106 677
246 '48
54 P59
83 659
138 518
194 530
190 335
384 CF6
6 096
51
915

126 863

1 740 660


1 867 p23

1 "81 522

16 308 497


17 '90 019
53 041
8 191 732

27 713

309 520



337 23'




5.3
7,330
1.00
41.2
23.2
64.4
2,942
1,370
305
33.3

71.8
56.0
6. 0
64.0
56.7

17.9
52,160


23.7


Exclu,'es switching time of train locomotive at Initial ane final terminals.


Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)
APRIL 1956


UNITED STATES


I 1 I 1


37 05

696 93
4 592 94


5 289 8

5 289 87
5246 43
43 41

5 290 32
2 1C
80 62
5 373 04
723 1]
4 649 8.



67 0:
469 6'


536 7C
147 01

11 830 1:
619 77

131 31
98 0O
229 42
50 0O
75 62
125 6'
101 4
173 6
355 1
5 3

7.

201 5

1 472 3


1 673 9

2 118 5:

13 874 9


15 943 4,
43 0
7 303 7

43 7

255 8



299 5




4.7
6,571
1.00
43.7
24.0
67.7
3,039
1,392
312
31.8

72.4
56.5
64.6
57.3

17.7
53,226


21.7


WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
NO.
1956 1955


51 125 886 125 887 1

51 591564 1227 827 2-01
11 17100725 16743260 2-02
86 474 67 160 2-03
226203 193793 2-04
72 18 004 966 18 252 040 2-0
22 314 24325 2-06
72 18027280 18276365 2-07
53 17 900 795 18 149 706 2-08
59 126485 126659 2-09

29 18006701 18254461 3-01
00 354099 382755 3-02
20 497 908 582 593 3-03
19 18058708 19219 809 3-04
60 664 53.5 1409 145 3-05
89 17840748 17484043 3-06
122 073 122 978 3-07
231 352 203 643 3-08

31 81 243 128 972 3-09
72 1 287 079 1198 865 3-10
5 059 5 258 3-11
84 3-12
03 1373 381 1333179 3-13
87 452 545 383 316 3-14

30 47 938 868 46324793 3-15
32 1 837687 1710 04 8 3-16

90 409461 409124 4-01
31 387 760 379 944 4-02
21 797221 789066 4-03
71 100 909 181 821 1-04
24 224 305 232 680 4-05
95 405294 414701 h-c6
61 590 450 590 945 4-07
55 612 065 612 824 4-08
16 1 202 515 1203 769 4-09
35 18193 18 223 4-10
62 651 1134 4-11
16 2 270 2 661 4-12

91 102 515 236 750 5-01
105 466 259 902 5-32
37 5934270 5709 125 5-3
52 812 55133 5-04
63 853 5613 8 5-05
28 6258916 6317048 5-06

26 650 573 1662 345 6-01
645474 1547 467 6-02
23 1b 949 659 49 634 508 6-03
05142. 312 705 6-04
.679 404 701 018 6-05
49 b4j50 253- 53858043 A-0
31 1~-66 056 215 84 4 4-07
83 23 902 469 2 986 936 7

29, 18 421 34090 8-01
10 407 32 806 8-02
12 812 39 796 857 6 -C3
4 449 4355 P-c.
6 800 5 947 8-05
S 1 254 1450 n-o0
41 861720 875 505 8-07




4.7 4.8 9-01
6,329 6,087 9-02
1.02 1.02 10-01
44.5 43.5 10-02
22.7 22.8 10-03
67.2 66.3 1C-04
3,052 2,967 1c-0'
1,335 1,267 lo0-0
:32 329 11
30.0 29.1 12

69.3 69.2 13-01
63.4 62.0 13-02
66.3 65.5 13-03
51.4 51.8 13-0.

20.9 20.9 14-01
63,397 61,517 14-02


17.8 18.1 15









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from ll reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL 1956 AND 1955


ITEM


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month .#...................
2. Train-miles (locomotlvu-propellead and torcar trains):
2-01. Stea. locosotire-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric loconotiv-pronelled trains.........
2-03. Electric locomotie-pronelled trains ...............
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled train ....................
2-05. Total locomotiv.-pronelled trains..................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ..........................
2-07. Total train-miles ...............................
2-08. Ordinary .............................................
2-09. Light.........................
3. Road loconotl e-rs les:
3-01. Principal .........................................
3-02. Helper excludess "B' and traillin "A' unit) .......
3-03. Light .....................................
3-04. Total locomotivr-miles ...........................
3-05. Total, steal only ..........................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only ..........................
3 07. Total. electric only ............................
3-08. Total, othnr ......................
Train-seltchang locomo ie-ml les:
3-09. Steam locomotlres ......... ......................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotivss.......................
3-11. Electric locomotives .............................
3-12. Other locomotives ........... ...................
3-13. Total ........................ ..................
3-14. Miles Initial and final terminal Incl. In 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road..........................................
3-16. Train switching ...............................
4. Cr-alles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ...........................
4-02. Loaded, vest or south...... ..
4-03. Loaded. total......
--04. Empty, east or north ............. .. ..
6--5. Empty: west or .-uth ..
4-05. Empty, west or suuth ............................
4--06. Empty, total........... ..
L-07. Loaded and enoty, east or north......................
4- Loaded i epty est or south ........... .........
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .... .. ..
4-10. Caboose all directions.... .......
4-ll. Passener carrying care. all directions ...........
"12. Other passeng* r-traln cars, all directions .........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-buirnlng steam loco3otlre s...... ...
5-02. Oil-burning steal locomotires ................
5-03. Dieeel-electric locomotives .... .....
5-04. Electric locomoties ......
5-05. Other locomotves............... .........
5-06. Total .......................... ............
6. Gross ton-miles of cars. contents, and cabnoos (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burin steam locomotile trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-rning steam locootiv trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electri: locomotiva trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains .................
(-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar train ........
6-06. Total In all fre ht train ..........................
'-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. in 6-0O
7. Net tcn-ries. revenue and roren.ue (thousands ...........
8. Train-houre (incl. train-cwtchbng hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burting stean locorotive-propelled t~ai, .......
P-C2. 0 l1-burnlng. sten lorootle-pr-oilled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electr Ic locor.otive-rovelled trains ..........
R-C4. Electric locorctlve-propelled tralns .... .....
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ..................
8-06. otoroar-propelled train ............................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averaeespe1r Bile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles. ordinary .......................... ..
9-02. Net ton-miles .................................
10. Aver-aos per train-mile (excludli; lIight trains):
10-01. locomotive-mlles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles .........................
10-03. Empty freight car-miles .......................
10-04. Total freight ca-miles (excluding caboose) .........
1C-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomtloes and teder) .....
10-06. Net ton-.ile ..................... .............
11. Gross ton-niles of locorotles and tenders per locotnctie-rile
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent cf total car-miles, ast or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-iles, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or nortr of total ear-slles ..........
14. Avorsges per trais-hour:
14-01. TralD-ile .. ..... ..............
14-O2. Grons ton-miles excel locoImotis and tenders) .....

15. Percent traln-sitchlto b hours at way stations of


UNITED STATES


1956


222 379

14 307 668
140 881 207
2 511759
871 249
158 571883
85 590
153 657 473
156 973 544
1 683 929

158 592 228
4 167 529
5 850 053
168 609 810
16 659925
148 155 208
2 097 390
897 287

1 509 835
13 340 027
218 324

15 068186
3 931769

366 297 862
18 187 230

3 736897
2 981 812
6 718 709
1 440070
2 255141
3 703 211
5 104 967
5 236 953
10 421920
160 647
3 292
16 019
5 224 067
609 890
45 107 082
974 161
248 534
52 163 734

41 155 818
3 974 081
423 172 796
8 717 841
3 204 634
480 225170
1067 558
219 615 828

828 783
89 515
7 394 492
132 785
25 589
4 799
8 475 963


5.8
8,162

1.03
42.8
23.6
66.4
3,059
1,399
309
32.7

72.1
56.9
64.5
55.6

18.7
56,657


21.9


1955


EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION


1956


--------1-- I-I- -i --I- -


222 415

16 948185
129 383 743
2 444 277
781850
149 558 05 5
96 997
149 655 052
148 209 999
1 445053

149 580 052
3 589 924
5 466 611
158 636 587
19 365 620
135 640181
2 818 74 6
81203 8

1 907 373
11004 424
214 039
421
13 926 25 7
3 395 951

336 906 001
16 088 464

3 462 901
S805734
6 268 635
1 408099
2 126 464
3 534 563
4 871000
4 932198
9 603190
151027
4138
15486

5 590 663
985 186
41357 465
943 483
227194
49 103 993

44 290 390
5 241470
379 861407
8 544 59 6
2 728 312
440 666175
1099576
196 690 396

923244
121024
6 694187
122 819
23 623
5 804
7890701


51 337

5 704198
43449 892
1 946 297

51 100 387

51 100 387
50 245 987
854 400

51 107 637
2 294 164
2 840 962
56 242 763
7 020 389
47 053 838
2 168 536


583 314
5 206167
187 052

5 976 533
1 326 923

103 241377
6 837 501

1 260604
817 407
2 078011
364 684
816 636
1 181 320
1 625 288
1 634 043
3 259 331
52271
388
2715

2 150 681

12 527 616
623 247

15 301 544

15 504459

128 972 256
6 504 440

150 981155
168 258
69 595 707

388 267

2 551850
101692


3 041809


I- t P


5.6
7,369

1.02
42.3
23.8
66.1
2,973
1,327
310
31.4

71.1
56.9
63.9
55.2

19.0
55,846


22.2


8.1
11,204

1.05
41.4
-5
64.9
3,005
1,385
272
3-.5

77.6
50.0
63.8
60.7

16.8
49,635


25.5


1955


51 568

6075069
38 826 753
1 924 377

46 826199

46 826199
46 141382
604 817

46 833 70 b
1 044 815
352 22 9
51030 75 2
7114 409
41 770 626.
2 145 715,


695 427
4 722 484
184 059

5 601970
1 201105

93 574 9931
6 208 711

1146 950
753055
1900805
363653
751118
1114 771
1510603
1 504 973
3015576
47554
433
2536

2136 049

11 353104
61 355

14 103 50 6

15 351206

112 593 993
6 513 656

134 458 855
163223
59 90018 ,

396262

2 225 711
9518 7


2 717 160


7.5
9,694

41.2
24.2
65.4
2,914
1,300
276
31.6

75.9
50.1
61.0
63.3

17.2
49,485


27.0


1956 1955


7 891 7P8 1

3501030 3 093636
6 647530 5 549731
236488 180706
10 4 59
10 385048 0 843 532

10385048 8 843532
10 235 943 8 722 58 6
149105 120944

10 388371 A 847 602
339 297 270 58 3
510402 407703
11 233070 9 525 888
4025492 3543612
9 946227 5 760527
262 880 200 84 6
3471 11903

376 770 367 29 3
493 506 42104 8
12143 10180
133
802415 798663
91 020 78 538

15 078 816 12 744 853
733 585 15070

263 594 214 492
191 243 178050
454 837 392 542
129972 122518
207 904 163881
337 876 286 399
393566 337 010
399 147 341 931
792713' 678941
10 602 0145
60 61
140 343

1 903 757 3 625 307

1915256. 1611255
149382 117035
1918 6571
3 P70 313 3360968

15762280 13 P83036

24 043 689 19 454 470
1030 595 F40 300
55 407
40 836 564 34 233 213
12113 11936
22449214 18 "66 713

219857 191 516

345689 290210
13 594 10893
606

579140 493225




1'.7 9.2
23,512 19,632

1.0 (1.03
4.4. 45.0
33.0 32.8
77.4 77.8
3,990 3,925
2,193 2,129

49.4 47.3

67.0 63.6
47.9 52.1
K9.,4 7.8
58.0 54.6

17.9 17.9
70,512 69,407


22.8 24.3


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCU.DING
POCAHONTAS REGION


1955


- I


1956


59 228

9 205 228
50 097 422
2182 785

61485435

61 485435
60 481930
1 003 505

61 496 008
2 633 461
3 351364
07 480 833
11045081
14 000 065
2 431 416
3471

960 084
5 699 673,
199195

6 850 952
1 418 751

118 320193
7 571086

1 524198
1 008650
2 532 848
494 656
1 024 540
1 519 196
2 018854
2 033 190
4 052 044
62 963
440
2 855

4 054430

14 442 872
772 629
1 910
19 271857

31266739

153 015 945
7 535 035

191 617 719
180 371
92 044 921

608 124

2 897 539
115 286


3 620 9 4




8.4
12,844
1.04
41.9
25.1
67.0
3,171
1,522
286
36.3
75.5
49.6
62.5
60.2

17.0
52,974


25.0


7.7
11,012

1.04
41.8
25.5
67.3
3,075
1,432
288
34.3

73.7
50.5
62.1
59.4
17.3
52,546

26.6


SOUTHERN REGION


59 449

9168705
44 3764841
2114083
10459
55 66 731

55 669 731
54 663 970
805761

55 681 310
o 115 39 b
7 759 932
60 556 64 0
10 658021
47 53115 5
2 355 561
11903

1062720
5143532
194 24 8
133
6 400 63 3
1 27' 443

106 319 846
6 823 781

1361442
931905
S 293 347
48617 1
914 999
1 401 170
1 547 613
1 846 904
3 694 517
56 699
494
2681

3 761 356

1. 964 359
737 190
6571
17 46i 47 6

29 234 242

132 048 463
7 35395 6
55 407
168 692 06 8
175 159
78 554 901

587 77 6

2 515 921
106 080
606

3 210 385


5.4
7,461

1.00
41.4
23.3
64.7
2,955
1,384

33.4

70.7
57.1
64.0
55.9

17.6
51,762


23.6


37 253

1 917 684
22 568 833

24 486 517

24 486 517
24 305 746
180 771

;'4 483 466
78 967
385 041
?4 947 474
2011 330
22 936 144



215 071
2 469 645


2 684 716
719 559

56 994 819
3 265 509

562 515
443 814
1 006 229
233 536
333 245
566 781
796 051
777 059
1 573 110
24 785
307
3 823

584 490

6 971426


7 555 916

5 788 342

66 029 626


71 817 968
227 142
33 631 408

127 907

1 259 569



1387 476


5.0
6,731

1.00
41.8
23.7
65.5
2,921
1,336
302
32.0

70.5
56.9
63.8
56.0

17.6
51,156


22.5


WESTERN DISTRICT


1956 1 1955


1955


37 051

3052498
19 491 576


22 544 074

22 544 074
22 391 471
1 52 603

22 543162
46289
357 4 31
22 45 86 2
3180 551
19 7A6 331



305 441
2034 42 8


: 33 0860
613 813

!49 034 244
2 666 810

523 694
410972
934 666
210 566
331 515
531 081
743260
722 487
1 465747
22 75 8
213
3420

902 924

6039320


6 922 244

9 021132

56 386 224


65 407 356
202 54 5
29 925 899

191083

1 087 506



1 278 589


4.7
6,167

1.02
44.1
22.4
66.5
3,000
1,301
333
29.5

69.6
63.0
66.3
51.9

21.0
62,462


17.9


125 898

3 184 756
68 214 952
328 974
871 249
72 599 931
85 590
72 685 521
72 185 868
499 653

72 612 754
1 455 101
2 113 648
76 181 503
3 602 714
71 218 999
465 974
893 816

334 680
5 170 709
19 129

5 524 510
1 793 459

190 982 850
7 350 635

1 650184
1 529 348
3179 532
719 878
897 356
1 617 234
2 370 062
2 426 704
4 796 766
72 899
2 537
9 341

585 139
609890
23 692 784
201 532
246 616
25 335 961

4 100 737
3 974 081
204 127 225
1 182 806
3 204 634
216 589 483
660 045
93 939 499

92 752
09 515
3 237 384
17 499
25 589
4 799
3 467 538


4.7
5,838



22.6
65.4
2,911
1,243
329
29.0

69.2
61.9
65.5
51.9

21.0
60,724


18.0


Page 2


ITEM
NO.


15


125 915

4 726 982
65 515683
330194
771 391
71344 250
96 997
71 441 247
70 954 55 8
486 689

71355 580
1428237
2 349 24 6
75 133 06 5
5 527 04 8
68 342 695
463 187
800135

539 212
4 626 464
19 791
288
5185 755
1 502 697

181 551911
6 597 864

1 577 765
1 462 857
3040622
702 362
899 950
1 602 312
2 280127
S362807
4 642934
71 570
3431
9376

926 38 3
985 18 8
22 373 786
206 293
220 623
24 712 273

6035016
5241470
191 426 720
1190640
S672 905
206 566 751
721872
8b 209 596

144 383
121 024
3090760
16 739
23 017
5804
3401727










Subject to revision


DOCU i ;: .







U.S. DEPOWTORY


UJNIVERITy OF FLORIDA


Ill ll l Ifllll I I IIIIlt l lllfll f 1 111111IIIl II I
3 1262 08851 8500 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT BCNOMICS AND STATIS


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

MAY 1956


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

rOL THE MONTH or MA 1956 AND 1955


ITEM


AVERAGES

9. Averagespar lmle of road per day:
9-01. Tralo-ailee, ordinary ................................
9-02. Met ton-sile ....................................
10. Averages per train-wmie (excluding light traln.):
10-01. Loocotliv-ilee (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-ile ..........................
10-03. Empty freight car-mile ...........................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excludln caboose) .........
10-05. Grosetoo-l c locootive and tender) .....
10-06. Net too-mile. .......................................
11. Oroe. to.n-nilea of locomotive and tender, per locomctive-rle
12. Net ton-ailes per loaded car-mile............................
13. Car-mile ratio*: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, ueat or north ...........
1U-02. Percent of total car-lles, west or couth ...........
13-03. percent of total car-ile, ll direction ..........
13-0h. Percent east or north of total car-mile ...........
14. Averags per train-bour:
1L-0O. Train-mlle ......... ...........................
14-02. Oroes ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tender) .....

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


UNITED STATES


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ...................
2. Train-liles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar train.):
2-01. Stea locoaotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locoaotlvapropelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled train ................
2-04. Other locootive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locootive-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trained ...........................
2-07. Total train- ilee ....................................
2-08. Ordinary.......................................
2-09. Light ........ ....... .......................
3. Road locomotive-miles:
3-01. Principal .............. .......... ........ .....
3-02. Helper (excludes "3* and trailing "A" unit ) .........
3-03. Light .............................................
3-04. Total locomotiv-aile ...............................
3-05. Total. eteaa only ................................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only .........................
3-07. Total, electric only .............................
3-08. Total, other ....................................
Train-ewitchiln locomotve-alles:
3-09. Steam loco ties ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootives .........................
3-11. Electric locomotives .................................
3-12. Other locomotiveo ................................
3-13. Total........ ...............................
3-14. Mile. initial and final terminals incl. In 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectrlo unit miles:
3-15. Road ...... ............................. .....
3-16. Train evitohing...................................
4. Cor-miles (thousands):
-01.' Loaded, east or north .............................
h-02. Loaded. vest or south................................
4-03. Loaded, total ....... ..........................
4-04. Impty, east or north ..............................
4-05. Empty. ves t or south .................................
4-06. Empty, total ....................................
4-07. Loaded and empty. eat or north ......................
4-08. Loaded ad empty, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empt/, total..............................
4-10 Caboose, all directon..............................
-11. Passenger carrying care. all directions .............
4-12. Other passenger-train care, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tender* (thoue):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive .......................
5-02. 011-burnlng etema locoaotivl ........................
5-03. Diesel-alectric locootives ..... ....................
5-04. Electric locomotive .................................
5-05. Other locomotriT ................................
5-o6. Total ...........................................
6. Gross ton-lles of cars, contents. and cabooses (thuue):
6-01. Total in coal-burning *team locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-tbrning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in dielel-electric locomotive trains ..........
6-04. lotal in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. totall in other locomotive and motorcar train ........
6-06. Total In all freight trains ..........................
6-07. Total of pa train care and content ncl. in 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-houre (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burting atea locovotive-propelled train .......
8-02. 1Ol-burning steam locomotive-propelled trained ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotlve-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric lococtive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled train* ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train ..... ......................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................


5.9
8,509

1.03
42.9
24.3
67.2
3,129
1,t443
310
33.6

72.4
55.6
63.9
55.9
18.6
57,419

21.6


222 34 2

3 332 421
36 836 697
666 956
240 911
41078 98 5
23 590
41102 575
40 633 174
469 40 1

41086 85 8
1063299
1499560
43 649 71 7
3 880 51 1
38 749 98 7
771 609
247 610

383030
3 464 94 2
56 752

3 904 724
1041241

95 951577
4 767 308

975 456
769 029
1744 485
371 769
613 89 6
985 665
1 347 22 5
1 382 92 5
2 730150
4163 2
973
5323

1228277
116 463
11 859 728
262 628
66 861
13 537 957

10 509 802
674 44 9
112 577 811
2 435 21 8
927 364
127124 644
332 477
58 648 10 8

203 091
19 61 5
1946160
34 51 3
7304
1292
2 213 97 5


5.7
8,116

1.03
43.9
23.8
67.7
3,107
1,417
312
32.3

72.3
g7.6

55.:
18.8
57,673

21.9


EASTERN DISTRICT I POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


1 4- r I-


222 363

4 730 078
34 273 092
678 240
216699
39 898 10 9
27 434
39 925 54 3
39 476 512
449 031

39 904 368
1 041513
1 526 304
42 472 165
5 471 7 90
35 984 826
787 65 3
227 916

502 821
3 132 535
57 467
72
3 692 895
892 827

89 537 038
4 259 019

961 457
772 744
1 734 201
367 853
569 084
936 937
1 329 310
1 341 828
2 67113 8
40 462
1420
5 302

1 582 680
316 587
11017740
261 664
62 937
13 241608

13444 319
1874136
104 052 977
2 467729
803 86 8
122 643 029
393 856
55 942 274

251 625
39 14 5
1 792 346
34 7 5 9
6823
1609
2 126 507


8.1
11,890

1.05
41.9
23.8
65.7
3!116





63.8
60.5
16.6
50,727

25.1


1955


51 311

1 463 643
11 093 817
523 584

13 081044

13 081 044
12 838 888
242156

13 084 004
591 042
751 884
14 426 930
1 800 459
12 041 555
584 916

154 065
1 322 525
49 063

1525 653
338405

26643 575
1741 001

325 668
212 594
538262
89 726
215 249
304 975
415 394
427 843
843237
13 425
155
802

557 947

3 214 839
172 729

3 945515

4 402 333

33 738 867
1 870 865

40012 065
49 950
18 -13 500

104 746

657 233
26 787

788 766


7.7
10,958
1.05
43.0
23.5
66.5
3,072
1,425
278
33.2

77.7
51.5
64.7
60.3

17.0
51,429

26.4


1956


51 562

1722122
10250 888
537 008

12 510 018

12 510 01E
12291 746
218 272

12 511 558
572 700
675 368
13759 626
2 088 952
11069 241
601 433

186 337
1 228 578
48 622

1463537
300 766

24 850 188
1610378

318 636
209 630
528 266
91 391
197 209
288 600
410 027
406 839
816 866
12 735
141
551

640 308

3013 119
171 899

3 825 326

4 889 673

30 969 185
1903 837

37762 695
37 122
17 514 882

114154

592 880
27 233

734 267


10.7
25,039
1.03
46.5
34.2
80.7
4,191
2,331
351
50.2

63.1
52.2
57.6

18.1
74, 601

22.7


1- 4-


7 891

826 790
1778636
60 017

2 665 443

2 665 443
2 627 374
38069

2 666 255
70 855
112 815
2 849 925
931 295
1 850 465
66255
1 910

86 637
136 556
2 999

226192
25 126

4 081 545
209 325

66 267
55 814
122 081
38685
51 143
89 828
104 952
106 957
211 909
2 742
21
29

440 888

522 080
37 291
1 054
1001 313

3 854 449

6905 753
251 644

L1 011 846
3193
6125 074

50 088

94 144
3 378

147 610


9.9
23,060

1.03
48.1


4,203
2,327
95:

61.3
56.6
59.0
52.0

18.3
75,694

24.1


I I


8.4
13,643
1.04
42.7


3,299
1,619
286
37.9

75.3
50.2
62.6
59.4
16.8
54,491

24.7


1 1


8.0
12,560

1.04
43.8
2 .1
3.258
1,573
290
35.9

74.5
52.5
63.6
58.8

17.2
55,180

26.0


SOUTHERN REGION


7 871

899 096
1 504 541
48 588

2 452 22 5

2 452 225
2 417 605
34 620

2453337
75 361
112 520
2 641 018
1 025 063
1 562 387
53 568

103 069
110 482
2 746

216 297
22 285

3469495
158687

60 407
55 830
116 237
38170
42 771
80 941
98 577
98 601
197178
2541
20
37

467 802

436 314
29 716

933832

4 275441

5 676 187
210 765

10162393
3 406
5 626 723

55 293

76 254
2 709

134 256


5.4
7,214

1.00
40.1
22.7
62.8
2,856
1.329
303
33.1

72.1
55.2
63.8
57.6

17.8
50,213


23.9


5.2
7.030

1.00
42.1
2.6
65.7
2.956
1.353
304
32.1

73.1
54.8
64.1
2.o7

17.7


22.7


WESTERN DISTRICT


I ____


* Exoludes aitohing time of train loomootive at initial and final term.ials.


ITEM
NO.


1956


59 202

2 290 433
12 872 453
583 601

15 746 487

15 746 487
15 466 262
280 225

15 750 259
661 897
864 699
17 276 855
2 731 754
13 892 020
651171
1 910

240 702
1 459 081
52 062

1 751 845
363 531

30725120
1950 326

391 935
268 408
660 343
128 411
266 392
394 803
520 346
534 800
1 055146
16167
176
833.

998 835

3 736 919
210 020
1 054
4 946 828

8 256 782

40 644 620
2 122 509

51 023 911
53143
25 038 574

154 834

751 377
30 165

936 376


4.8
6.478

1.02

23.7
67.8
3,080
1.338
33,

70.1

65.0
52.7

20.6
63,088

17.4


59 433
2621218
11755 429
585 596

14 962 24 3

14 962 24 3
14 709 351
252 892

14 964 895
648 061
787 688
16 400 644
3114015
12 631 62 8
655001

289 406
1 339 060
51368

1679 834
323051

28319 683
1769065

379 043
265 460
644 503
129 561
239 980
369 541
508 604
505 440
1014044
15 276
161
588

1108 110

3 449 433
201 615

4 759 158

9165 114

36 645 372
2 114 602

47 925 088
40 528
23141605

169 447

669 134
29 942

868 523,


4.8
6,336

1.02
44.6
22.7
67.3
3036
1,315
332
29.5

70.
62.4
66.3
52.1

20.6
62,172


17.8


I i I -- -


L


1956


37 254

431 453
5 886 483

6 317 936

6 317 936
6268 814
49122

6 316 967
17 790
95 460
6 430 217
452 695
5 977 522


48 030
644 535

692 565
183 022

14 787 397
870 277

144 671
106 677
251 348
56 056
86 539
142 595
200 727
193 216
393 943
6 415
33
529

132 461

1 818 918

1 951 379

1 285 737

16 616181

17901 918
29 309
8 330 880

28 533

326 569


355 102


37 045

739 831
5 275 678

6015 509

6 015 509
5 966 44 3
49 066

6015 330
12 156
96 509
6123 995
771 881
5 352 114


68 443
552 506


620 94 9
157 701

L5 255 139
730 661

145 707
105 689
251 396
535732
87 222
140 954
199 439
192 911
392 350
6095
58
630

221 396

1 640 242

1861638

2 305 502

15 331 757

17 637 259
60 687
8 072 905

45 570

294 302


339 872


125 886

610 535
18 077 761
85 355
240 911
19 014 562
23 590
19 038152
18 898098
140 054

19 019 632
383 612
539 401
19 942 645
696 062
18 880 445
120 438
245 700

94 298
1 361 326
4690

1460 314
494 688

50 439 060
1 946 705

438 850
393 944
832 794
187302
260965
448267
626152
654 909
1281061
19 050
764
3 963

96 981
118 463
6 303 891
52 608
67 807
6639 750

967 283
674 449
55 317 010
312 709
927 364
58198815
250 025
25 278 654

19724
19615
870 214
4348
7 304
9 292
922 497


I I I 1 I I I I


I I ~ I I 1


125 885

1369 029
17 241 985
92 644
216699
18 920 357
27 434
18 947 791
18 800 718
147 073

18 924 14 3
381 296
642 107
19 947 546
1585 894
18 001 084
132 652
227 916

144 972
1240 969
6099
72
1392112
412075

47962 216
1759293

436 707
401 595
838 302
184 560
241882
426 442
621 267
643 477
1 264 744
19 091
1 201
4084

253 174
316 587
5 928 065
60 049
62937
6620 812

1973 703
1 874 136
52 075 84 8
353127
803 868
57080 682
292 64 1
24 727 764

36 808
39 145
828 910
4 817
6 823
1609
918112









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISlCS


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY 1956 AND 1955


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUmDIN SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGR EGA77-


. Miles of road operated at lose of month ...................
2. Train-mllse (locomotie-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotli-propelled trains ...................
2-02. Disl-electrc loconotiv-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotlve-propolled trains .................
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains...............
2-05. Total looomotive-propelled train ...................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains .........................
2-07. Total train- ile ...............................
2-08. Ordinary............. .............
2-09. Light ....... ..... ........ ...................
3. Road leoomottr-all.* :
3-01. Principal.......... .............. .... .
3-02. Belper (excludes* B and trailing "A" unit*) .........
3-03. Light
3-03. Light ............................................
3-04. Total locootv-iles...............................
3-05. Total., team only ...............................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only.............................
3-08. Total other ........ ...... .....
Train-seitching locomotlve-alee:
3-09. Steam locoa motives .................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootiv ..........................
3-11. Electric locootee .............................
3-12. Other locootives ....................................
3-13. Total...................... ....... ...
3-14. ile initial and final terinals inc. in 3-13 .......
Diesel-electrlc unit miles:
3-15. Road.........................................
3-16. Train witoo ......................................
4. Cru-mies (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, ast or north ................................
4-02. Loadd. wst or south ................................
4-03. Loadd. total .........................
4-04. apty, east or north ..............................
4-05. E pty. vest or south ............................
4-06. empty, total ......................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ... ...............
4-08. Loaded and empty, est or south ......................
4-09. Loaded ad empty, total.........................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ...........................
4-11. Pasenaer carrying care. all directions ..............
4-12. Other passoner-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-iles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnin steaa locomotive .......................
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomotives ........................
5-03. Dlesel-electric locomotive ..... ..................
5-04. Electric locomotie .............................
5-05. Other locomotive ........................... ..
5-06. Total ...................... ....... ...
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and caboose. (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-Kburing stea locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-lecotrio locomotiv trains ..........
6-0. Total in electric locomotlve 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. n 6-06
.7. Net ton-alles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steal loconotive-propelled trainer .......
8-02. Cil-burning steae locootive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locoartive-propsllsd trains .................
8-05. Other locootive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train.........................
8-07. Total train-hour ...................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-miles, ordinary ...............................
9-02. het ton-ails .................................... ...
10. Average per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locoiotive-mile (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-les .........................
10-03. Empty freight car-iles.............................
10-04. Total freight car-mile (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-siles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-eiles ... ............ ...............
11. Gross t.n-tlles of locomotive and tenders per locomctive-mile
12. Net ton-mlls per loaded car-a le ...........................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-milas, 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 oar-lles ............
14. Averages per trali-hour:
14-01. Train-iles .....................................
14-02. Oross ton-miles (xcl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-switching hours at way stations of
to Al train-bours* .............. .............. .. .........


222 370

17 640 089
177 717 904
3 180 715
1 112 160
199 650 86d
109180
199 760 048
197 606 718
2 153 3'30

199 679 086
5 230 82b
7 349 613
212 259 527
20 540 436
186 905 195
3 668 999
1 144 897

1 892 865
16 804 969
275 076

18 972 910
4 973010

462 249439
22 954 538

4 712 353
3 750 841
8 463194
1 819 839
2 869037
4 688 876
6 532 192
6 619 878
13 152 070
202179
4 265
21 343

6 452 544
728 353
56 966 810
1 236 789
317 395
65 701 691

51 665 620
4 648 530
535 750 607
11153059
4 131 998
607 349 814
1 400 035
278 263 936

1 031 874
109 130
9 342 652
167 298
32 893
6 091
10 689938


5.8
8,233

1.03
42.8
23.7
66.5
3,074
1,408
310
32.9
72.1
56.7
64.3
55.7

18.7
56,815


21.8


222404

21678 263
163 656 835
3 122 517
998 549
159 456164
124 431
189 580 595
167 686 511
1 694084

169 483 760
4 631437
6 992 91 5
201 108 112
24 837 410
171 624 347
3 606 401
1039 954

2 410 194
14 936 959
271506
493
17 619152
4 288 77 8

426 443 039
20 347 483

4 424 358
3 578 47 8
8 002 836
1775 952
2 695 548
4471500
6 200 310
6274 026
12 474 336
191489
5558
20 788

7173 34 3
1 301 775
52 375 205
1 205147
290 131
62 345 601

57 734 709
7 115 606
483 914 384
11012 325
3 532 180
563 309 204
1 493 42 9
252 632 670

1 175 06 9
160 169
6 4 86 533
157 57 8
30 44 6
7413
10 017 208


51 331

7 167 841
54 543 709
2 469 881

64 181431

64 181 431
63084875
1096 556

64 191 641
2 885 206
3 592 846
70 669 693
8 820 848
59 095 393
2 753 452


737 379
6 528692
236 115

7 502186
1665 328

129 884 952
8 578 502

1 586 272
1 030 001
2 616 273
454 410
1 031885
1 486 295
2 040 682
2 061886
4 102 568
65696
543
3 517

2 708 628

15 742 455
795 976

19 247 059

19 906 792

162 711 123
8 375 305

190 993 220
218 208
88 509 207

493 013

3 209 083
128479


35 830 575


51 568

7 797 191
49 077 641
2 461 385

59 336 217

59 336 217
58 433 12 8
903089

59 345 266
2417515
3027 597
64 790 37 8
9 203 361
52 839 869
2 74714 8


8817 64
5 951062
232 681

7 065 507
1501871

118 425 181
7 819089

1465 586
963 485
2 429 071
455044
948 327
1403 371
1 920 630
1 911812
3 832 442
60289
574
3089

2 776 35 7

14 366 223
791254

17 933 834

20 240 879

143 563 17 8
8 417 493

172 221550
200 342
77 503070

510 416

2 818 591
122 420


3 451427


7891

4 327 820
8 426 166
296 505

13 050 491

13 050 491
12 863 317
187 174

13 054 626
410152
623 217
14 087 995
4 956 787
8 796 692
329 135
5 381

463 407
630062
15142

1 108 611
116954

19 160 361
942 910

329861
247 057
576 918
168657
259047
427 704
498 518
506 104
1 004 622
13434
81
169

2 344645

2 437 336
186673
2 972
4 971 626

19 616 729

30 949 442
1 282 239

51 848 410
15 306
28 574 288

269945

439833
16 972


726750


7880

3 992 732
7 054 272
238 294
10459
11295757

11 295757
11140193
155 564

11300279
345944
520023
12 166 246
4 568 67 5
7 322 254
263 414
11 903

470 362
531530
12 935
133
1014 960
100 62 3

16 214 34 8
773757

274 899
233 880
508 779
160688
206 652
367 340
435 587
440532
876 119
11 686
81
180

2 093109

2 047 569
147 551
6 571
4 294 800

18 158 477

25 130 657
1051065
55407
44 395 606
15 342
24 193436

246 809

366 464
13 602
606

627 481


59 222

11 495661
62 969875
2 766 386

77 231 922

77 231922
75 948192
1 283 730

77 246 267
3 295 358
4 216 063
84 757 688
13 777 635
67 892 085
3 082 587
5381

1 200 786
7 158754
251 257

8 610 797
1 782 282

149 045 313
9 521412

1 916133
1 277 058
3 193 191
623 067
1 290 932
1 913 999
2 539 200
2 567 990
5 107 190
79130
624
3 686

5 053 273

18 179 791
982649
2 972
24 218685

39 523 521

193 660 565
9 657 544

242 841 630
233 514
117 083 495

762 958

3 648 916
145 451


4 557 325


59 44 8

11 789 923
56 131 913
2 699 679
10459
70 631974

70 631 974
69 573 321
1058 653

70 645 545
2 763 459
3 547 620
76 956 624
13 772 036
60 162123
3 010 562
11 903

1 352 126
6 482 592
245 616
133
8080467
1602 494

134 639 529
8 592 846

1740485
1197 365
2937 850
615 732
1154 979
1 770711
5 356 217
2 352 344
4 708 561
71 975
655
3269

4 869 466

16 413 792
938 805
6571
22 228 634

38 399 356

168 693 835
9 468 55 8
55 407
216 617156
215 684
101 696 506

757 225

3185 055
136 022
606

4 078 908


37 254

2 349137
28 455 316


30 804 453

30 804 453
30 574 560
229893

30 800433
96 757
480 501
31 377 691
2 464 025
28 913 666


263 101
3 114 180


3 377 281
902 581

71 782 216
4 135 786

707 186
550 491
1257 677
289592
419 784
709 376
996 778
970 275
1 967 053
31 200
340
4 352

716951

8 790 344


9 507 295

7 074 079

82 645807


89 719 886
256 451
41 962 288

156 440

1 586138


1 742 578


37050

3 792 329
24 767 254


28 559 583

28 559 583
28 357 914
201 669

28 558 492
5844 5
453 940
29 070 877
3 952 432
25 118 44 5


373 884
2 586 934


2 960 818
771512

62 289 38 3
3 397 480

669 401
516 661
1186062
273298
398737
672 035
942 699
915 398
1 858 097
28 853
271
4059

1124 320

7 659 562


8 783882

11326 634

71 717 981


85044 615
263 22
37 998 804

236 653

1 381 80 8



1 618 461


125894

3 795 291
86 292 713
414329
1 112160
91 614493
109180
91 723 673
91083966
639707

91 632386
1 838713
2 653 049
96 124148
4 298 776
90 099 444
586 412
1 139 516

428 978
6 532035
23819

6 984832
2 288147

241 421 910
9 297 340

2 089034
1 923 292
4 012 326
907180
1 158321
2 065 501
2 996 214
3 081613
6 077 827
91849
3 301
13 305

682120
728353
29 996675
254 140
314 423
31 975711

5 068 020
4 648 530
259 444 235
1 495515
4 131 998
274 788 298
910 070
119 218153

112476
109 130
4 107 598
21847
32 893
6091
4 390035


I r 1- 4 4 I 4- 4


5.6
7,523

1.02
42.7
23.8
66.5
3.001
1,346
310
31.6
71.4


55.3

18.
56,234


22.2


8.1
11,344

1.05
41.5
23.5
65.0
3,028
1,403
272
33.8

77.7
50.0
3.8
60.6

16.8
49,860


25.4


7.5
9,953

1.04
41.6
24.0
65.6
2,947
1,326
277
31.9
76.3
50.4
63.4
60.3

17.2
49,899


26.9


10.7
23,823

1.03
44.9
33.2
78.1
4,031
2,221
353
49.5
66.2
48.8
57.4
57.2

18.0
71,343


22.7


9.4
20,333

1.03
45.7
32.9
78.6
3,985
2,172
353
47.6

63.1
53.1
58.1
54.0

18.0
70,752


8.4
13,007

1.04
42.0
25.2
67.2
3,197
1,542
286
36.7

75.5
49.7
62.5
60.0

16.9
53,286


25.0


7.8
11,329

1.04
42.2
25.5
6.7

1,462
289
34.6

73.9
50.9
62.4
59.2

17.3
53,107


26.5


7,410

1.00
41.1
23.2
64.3
2.934
2,9i
1,372
303
33.4
70.9
56.7
63.9
56.2

17.7
51,.7


23.7


5.1
6,792

1.00
41.8
23.7
65.5
2.928
1,340
302
32.0

71.0
56.4
63.8
56.4

17.6
51.311


22.5


4.8
6,230

1.02
44.0
22.7
66.7
3,017
1,309
333
29.7
69.7
62.4
66.0
52.1
20.9
62,594


17.8


125906

6 096 011
82 757 668
422 83 8
988090
90 264607
124 431
90 389 03 8
89755276
633762

90 279 723
1809 533
2 991355
95 080 611
7 112 942
86 343 779
595 839
1028051

684 18 4
5 867 433
25 890
360
6 577 867
1 914 772

229 514 127
8 357157

2 014 472
1864 452
3 878 924
886 922
1141 832
2028754
2 901 394
3006284
5 907 67 8
90 661
4632
13 460

1179 557
1 301775
28 301 851
266 342
283 560
31 333085

8 008719
7 115 606
243 502 568
1 543 767
3 476 773
263 647 433
1014 513
112 937 360

181191
160169
3 919 670
21 556
29 840
7413
4 319 839


4.7
5,940

1.02
43.2
22.6
65.8
2.937
1,258
330
29.1
69.4
62.0
65.7
51.9

20.9
61,032


18.0


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

e-01
4-02
4-03
4-04
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
8-03
8-04
8-"5
8-06
8-07


# Represent an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period. "o ro,.
* Exoludes switching of tie .of train looomotive at initial and final terminals.


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UNIVERsITY OF FLORIDA


IllllllllllllllllllllllllllINTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 08851 8484 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STArSTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 110 reports of freight train statistics representing 115 railways 0

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 1956 AND 1955


ITEM


I I


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUIDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


- 1 Ir1


1955


1956


1955


1956


1956


1955


1956


- -4 -1 .1 1 1 1 I.1 I- 4 -1 4 4


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-miles (locootivo-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam loconotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locootiv-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotiv-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locoootive-propelled trains ..................
2-05. Total looomotiv"-propelled train ....................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ...........................
2-07. Total train-iles ................................
2-08. Ordinary ....................... .....................
2-09. Light .......................... .....................
3. Road locomotive-silie:
3-01. Principal.................... ..................
3-02. Belper (excludes *B and trailing "A units) .........
3-03. Light ........ ...................................
3-04. Total loco otlv-ilee ...............................
3-05. Total. etes only ..................................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only .........................
3-07. Total, electric only .................................
3-08.& Totl. other .....................................
Trais-vitchiQg locomotive-miles:
3-09. Stea loco otives ....................................
3-10. Diessl-electric locomotives .........................
3-11. Electric locomotives.................................
3-12. Other locotiv ...................................
3-13. Total.............................................
3-14. Miles initialand final terminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train svitching .....................................
4. Cur-liles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ...............................
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................
4-03. Loaded. total ...................................
4-0 Empty, east or north ................................
4-05. Empty.,vest or south .................................
4-06. Eg pty, total .......................................
4-07. Loaded and spty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and epty, 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-ailes of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives ......................
5-02. 011-burning steam locotives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ......................
5-04. Electric locomotive .................................
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-rbrning steam locoaotive trains .........
6-03. Total in dlesel-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 6-0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burIing steam locomotive-propellad tralrs .......
8-02. Oi-burning steam locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric loconctive-propelled trains ................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ........ .... .........
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Traln-niles, ordinary ...............................
9-02. let ton-mile... ..............................
10. Averages per train"-mile (excludiren light trains):
10-01. locomotive-mles (principal and heloer) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-mles............................
10-03. Empty freight car-iles.............................
10-04. Total freight car-niles (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 locomctive-mile
12. Set ton-miles per loadec car-mile...........................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles. east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-nile west or south ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13--0. Percent east or north of total car-iles ............
11. Avoraegs per train-hour:
14-01. Tran-iles ................................. ....
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

15. Percent traln-switch:ng hours at way stations of
total train-hours* .......... ..........................


222 292

3 331463
35 572 014
642 741
242 @59
39 788 877
20323
39 809 200
39 36214 8
447 052

39 793129
1011863
1 456 557
42 261549
3 911 201
37 353 633
743 671
253044

370 715
3 363997
55 80 8

3 790 520
1016182

92 723 760
4 672 589

961 4 2
737 832
1699 674
357 82
589 227
947 052
1 319 0667
1327059
2 646 726
40 31 3
127b
6215

1175 230
202 404
11472 746
254055
70 240
13174 075

9 790054
1 236 70
108 722147
2 347 34 3
897 74 6
122 994 160
406 864
56373444

188 561
27 22 2
1 901 664
33 91 6
7 154
1182
2159 099


5.9
8,453
1.03
43.2
24.0
67.2
3,125
1,432
312
33.2

72.9
55.6
64.2
56.6

18.4
56,950

21.4


222 240

4 960 091
34 053 923
656 556
199 644
39 870 214
24 677
39 894 891
39 463 499
431392

39 875052
1035 524
1 539 5 &8
42 450174
5 776998
35 716 914
749 469
206793

510 72 3
3 216 015
59 561
78
3 786 377
922 489

87 540 882
4338792

959 897
747 811
1 707 708
356 211
577785
933 996
1 316 108
1 325 5 96
2 641704
40 385
1 200
5569

1 508 082
479 7 97
10 752 429
247 596
57 007
13044 911

13086561
2 900 5 74
102 154 530
2 358 651
680 149
121180 465
371064
55 038 364

246504
55 248
1813 211
34 349
6215
1497
2 157 024


5.9
8,255

1.03
43.3
23.6
66.9
3,071
1,395
307
32.2

72.9
56.4
64.6
56.2

18.5
56,179

22.1


51300

1 372 937
10 472 980
495 778

12 341 ,9 5

12 341 o95
12108 290
233 40 5

12 343029
555 575
684 41 6
13 583 020
1675 074
11 353 437
553 909

145 579
1 249 784
47 284

1442 647
324 233

25 346 0 1
1687 61 5

309 067
203 108
512 175
82 760
195 049
277 609
391 827
398 157
789 984
12 684
170
1039

514 99 6
14 106
3075 993
162 425

3 767 520

3 853 960
161 112
31666 361
1 776 336

.7 461769
7? 216
17 679 472

93 916
2179
624 986
25 984

747 06 5


7.9
11,488

1.05
42.3
22.9
65.2
3,094
1,460
277
34.5

78.9
51.0
64.8
60.3

16.5
50,145

25.0


51 559

1679 298
10 124 50 9
522 948

12 526 755

12 326755
12 111 819
214 936

12 327 S70
5358132
655765
13 521 867
2 027 347
10 920 178
574 342


183 952
1 271 625
51 087

1506864
323632

24 396 864
1645 968

309 068
204 051
513119
85 595
191170
276765
394 663
395 221
789 884
12 560
163
898

607 564

2 949 067
164 507

3 721158

4 7d2 628

30 051 041
1 50 41b

i36 664 087
54 638
17055 601
112 028

594 396
27 0 79

733 503
733503


7.8
11,027

1.04
82.4
22.8
65.2
3,027
1,408
275
?3.2

78.3
51.6
65.0
60.2

16.8
49,985

26.9


7 898

780 617
1 709 156
59 93 3
2 549 706

2 549 706
2 513 664
36 042

2 550389
77 532
113 706
2 741 629
886 486
1 787 948
65 746
1449

79 96 6
131099
3103

214170
24 583

3 964 537
200 256

67 560
52 254
119 814
35 229
50 675
85 904
102 789
102 929
205 71 8
2619
17
25

417 878

507 994
37 322
800
963 994

3 644 985

6 864 831
245 800

10 755 616
2493
6025379

46 801

91 162
3375


14133 6


10.6
25.430

1.03
47.6
34.2
81.8
4,279
2,397
352


50.8
65.7

58.2
56.4

18.0
76,099

22.4


7871

841 144
1476959
45983

2 364 086

2 364 086
2 332 512
31574

2 364 920
68716
103 348
2 536 984
954739
1 5315 89
50 656

95 507
106 303
2611

204 421
15 480

3 366 019
152 048

57 842
51 991
109833
35 890
43 231
79121
93732
95222
188954
2445
24
39

404 8 96

422 959
28 058

855 913

3 958 884

5 485 801
197 717

9642402
3889
5 336 021

51229

75 811
2 588


129 628


9.9
22,598

1.03
47.1
31.9
81.0
4,134
2,288
337
48.6

61.7
54.6
58.1
52.7
18.2
74,385

24.3


59 198


59 430


2153 554 2 520 442
12182136 11601468
555 711 568 931


14 891 401

14 891 401
14 621 954
269447

14 893 418
633107
798 124
16 324 C4 9
2 562160
13141385
619 5 5
1449

22b547
1 380 883
50387

1 656 817
346 81 6

29 310 54 8
1887 071

376 027
255362
631 989
117989
245 724
363 713
49461 6
501086
995702
15 303
187
1064

932 874
14 106
3 583 987
199747
600
4 731514

7 496945
161 11 2
38 533 19 2
2 02413 6

48 217 385
74 709
23 704 851

140717
2179
716 146
29 359


888403


8.2
13,348

1.04
43.2
24.9
68.1
3,298
1,621
290
37.5

76.1
51.0
63.5
59.6
16.8
54,274

24.5


14 690 84 1

14 690 841
14 444 331
246 510

14 692 890
606 848
759 113
16058851
2 982 086
12 4517 67
624 998

279 459
1 378 128
53 698

1711285
339 11 2

27 762 883
1 798 016

366 910
256042
622 952
121 485
234 401
355 886
488395
490 443
97 838
1S005
187
937

1012 460

3 372046
192 565

4 577 071

8 741512

35 536 642
2028135

46 306 489
58 527
22 391 626

163 257

670 207
29 667


863131


8.1
12,559

1.04
43.1
24.7
67.8
3,206
1,550
285
35.9

75.1
52.2
63.6
58.9

17.0
53,649

26.5


37 254

395 091
5 522 905

5 917 996

5 917 996
5 874 931
43065

5 917 123
16 06 3
89 717
6 022 903
412 288
5 610 61 5


45 776
582 956


628 732
163642

13 926 421
781350

131 479
101752
235 231
54 652
74 713
129 365
186131
176 465
362 596
6015
108
275

119 714

1713 292


1 838 00 6

1146094

15 341137

16 487 231
21 93 7
7 724 644

25 610

303 447


329 057


5.3
6,912

1.00
39.7
22.0
61.7
2,806
1,315
305
33.1

70.6
57.7
64.3
56.4

18.0
50,104


23.6


36 986

669 115
5 206 033

5 875 148

5 875 148
5 836 533
38 615

5 874 374
17 754
91 603
5 983 731
700 674
5 283 057


62 670
530 653


593 323
135 827

12 801 667
703 002

132 607
103 119
235 726
54 005
77 005
131010
186 612
180124
366736
5960
128
382

205 230

1568868

1774 098

2 101000

14 386 015


16 487 015
29 317
7650349

41 948

289 527


331 4 75


5.3
6,895
1.00
40.4
22.4
62.8
2,825
1,311
296
32.5

71.1
57.2
64.3
56.3

17.7
49,738

23.0


0 Excludes the returns of the Colorado & Wyoming Ry. Co., which filed no report because of strike.
* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terio.nals.


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

JUNE 1956


1955


1956


1955


SSEP l19956 .









2-02
2-03
2-03
2"O


2-96
2-0?
2-08
2-09

3-01
3-02
3-03
3-0o
3-05
3-06
3-07
3-08
3-09
3-10



3-1
3-12
3-13




3-14



15o6


L-09
3-16







5-01
5-02
4-03





4-04
4-05
4-06







6-ol
h-0C
4-08







4-09
4-10
4-11







-12

8-01
5-02
5-03
5-O0
5-05






5-06
6-01
6-02
6-03
6-05
6-06
6-1,7
7

8-01
8-02
a-03

8-06
8-07


125 840

782 61 8
17 866 973
87030
242 659
18 979 480
20323
18 999 80 3
18 865 263
134 540

18 982 586
362693
568 716
19 913 997
936 75 3
18 601 0 3
124016
251595

99392
1 400 15 8
5 421

1 504 971
503724

49 486 791
2003368

453 736
380 71 8
834 454
185 184
268790
453974
638 920
649 508
1 288 428
18 995
980
4876

122 64 2
188 298
6170 467
54308
69 440
6 605155

1145015
1075758
54 847 61 8
323 207
897 74 6
58289 44
312 21 8
24 943 94 9

22234
25 04 3
882 069
4557
7154
1182
942 239


5.0
6,607

1.02
44.2
24.1
68.3
3,090
1,322
332
29.9

71.0
58.6
64.8
54.4

20.2
61,863


17.7


125 824

1 7"0 534
17 246 422
87 6 5
.199 644
19 304 225
24 677
19 308 902
19 168 635
146 267

19 5077 88
410 922
688 682
20 407 52 S
2094 238
17 982 090
124 471
206 7 93

168 594
1 307 234
5863
78
1481 769
447 550

46976 332
1 8377 74

460 380
388650
*49 030
180721
266 379
447 100
641101
655029
1296130
19 420
885
4250

290 392
479 7 97
5 811515
55 031
57 007
6693742

2244049
2 9QO 574
52 231 673
330 516
680 149
58 386 961
283 220
2* 996 389

41 259
55 248
853477
4682
6215
1497
962 418


5.1
6,622

1.02
44.3
23.3
67.6
3,044
1,303
328
29.4

71.8
59.3
65.5
54.2

20.1
60,667


17.9


I I I I _1 I 1 I









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 110 reports of freight train statistics representing 115 railways 0

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE 1956 AND 1955


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


ITEM


AGGREGATES


UNITED STATES


EASTERN


1956 1 1955 1956


1. Miles of road operated at close of nonth j..................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propellsd and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam loconotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Dieeel-electrlc locomotive-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-mile..................................
2-08. Ordinary ..........................................
2-09. Light ............... .. .. ......... ...........
3. Road locomotive-2iles:
3-01. Principal .......................................
3-02. Helper (excludes "B' and trailing 'A' units) .........
3-03. Light ... ............... ........................
3-O*. Total locoottve-miles ...............................
3-05. Total, stena only ..................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electrlc only ..........................
3-07. Total. electric only ...............................
3-08. Total, other .....................................
rain-. switching locomotlie-ailes:
3-09. Steh locootive ................................
3-10. Dilesl-electric locootives ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotives .................. ......
3-12. Other looootivo...................................
3-13. Total.................. .... ..............
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-electric unit tiles:
3-15. Road .......... ..... ........... ................
3-16. Train seitohing...................................
4. COr-mles (thousands):
h-01. Loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, est or south ............................
4-03. Loaded, total... ................
4-o0. Empty, east or north .............................
-05. Empty, west or south ............................
h-06. Empty, total ....................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total..............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..............................
4--l. Peasenger carrying care, all directions ..............
4-12. Other passeaner-traln oars, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-iles of road locoaotives and tendrs (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steoa locoottivs ....................
5-02. 01-burnio stam locomotive@ .......................
5-03. Diesel-electic locomotives .........................
5-04. Electric locomotives .............................
5-05. Other locomotives.......................... ....
5-06. Total ........... .......... ...
6. Gross ton-iles of oars, contents, and caboosea (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steal locomotive trains .......
6-02. Total in oil-burning steoa locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in dlesel-electri locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locoaotlie 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 606
7. let ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning stean locomotive-propelled train. .......
8-02. Cil-burning ste-a locomotlve-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electi ie looontive-propelled trains ..........
8-0. Electrlc locooctve-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other lococotive-propelled trains ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled tralne ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-illes, ordinary ............................
9-02. et ton-miles .....................................
10. Averages per train-mile (eicludlri light trained :
10-01. locomotive-miles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-mile.........................
10-03. Empty freight car-les............ ..........
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-nmles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-nile ....................................
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per lococtive-.rile
12. Net ton-niles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles. mast 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-iles ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
4-01. Train-mls .. ..... ... ..........................
14-02. Gross ton-miles (axcl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


5.9
8,271

1.03
42.9
23.8
66.7
3,082
1,412
310
32.9

72.3
56.5
64.3
55.8

18.6
56,851


21.8


222 330

20 971 552
213 269 088
3 823 456
1 354 819
239 418 915
129 503
239 548 418
236 955 475
2 592 943

239 451 385
6 242 691
8 806170
254 500 246
24 451 637
224 237 998
4 412 670
1 397 941

2 263 580
20 163 981
330 864

22 758 445
5 984147

554 952 369
27 622 082

5 674 022
4 490 577
10164 599
2 177 625
3 458109
635 734
7 851 647
7 948 686
15 800 333
242 472
5 540
27 558

7 627 380
942 219
68 457 317
1 490 844
387 635
78 905 395

61 329 257
6 011 817
644 474 115
13 561112
5 029 744
730 406 045
1 808 899
334 664 351

1218 601
138 573
11 242 130
201 214
40 047
7 273
12 847 838


5.6
7,645

1.02
42.7
23.8
66.5
3,013
1,355
309
31.7

71.6
56.9
64.2
55.4

18.9
56,234


22.2


222 349

26 638 354
197 690 832
3 779 073
1198193
229 306 452
149 108
229 455 560
227 137 851
2 317 709

229 338 886
5 666 961
8 532 513
243 538 360
30 614 408
207 321335
4 355 870
1246 747

2 920 917
18 147 591
331067
571
21400146
5 206 991

513 963 995
24 681 999

5384111
4 326258
9 710 36 9
2 132125
3 273 187
5 405 312
7 516236
7 599 445
15 115 661
231 858
6758
26 357

8 681425
1781572
63089 638
1452743
347 138
75 352 516

70 821270
10016 180
566 049 744
13 370 976
4 212 329
684 470 49 9
1 864 493
307 660 395

1421 73
215 417
10 297 326
191 927
36 661
8 910
12 171 814


8.0
11,368

1.05
41.6
23.5
65.1
3,038
1,412
273
33.9

77.9
50.1
63.9
60.6

16.7
49,907


25.3


7.6
10,131

1.04
41.7
23.8
65.5
2,961
1,340
277
32.1

76.6
50.6
63.7
60.3

17.1
49,914


26.9


POCAHONTAS REGION


51 326

8 540 778
65 016 689
2 965 659

76 52. 126

76 523120
75 193 165
1 329 961

76 534 670
3 440 781
4 277 262
84 252 713
10 496 522
70 448 830
3 307 361


882 958
7 778 476
283 399

8 944 833
1 989 561

153 230 963
10 266 117

1 895 3 39
1 233109
3 128 448
537170
1 226 934
1 764104
2 432 509
2 460 043
4 892 552
78 3 0
713
4 556

3 223 624
25 568
18 618 448
958 401

23 026 041

23 634 335
287 529
194 379 84
10 153 641

228 454 989
290 424
106 188 679

585 095
4 013
3 834 069
154 463


4 577 640


10.7
24,086

1.03
45.3
33.4
78.7
4,071
2,250
353
49.7

66.1
49.1
57.6
57.0

18.0
72,117

22.7


DISTRICT


1955


51568

9 476 489
59 202 150
2 984 333

71 662 972

71662 972
70 544 94 7
1 118 025

71 673 236
2 955 647
3 683 362
78 312 245
11 230 708
63 760 047
3 321490


1065 716
7 222 887
283 768

8 572 371
1 625 503

142 822 04 5
9 465 057

1 774 654
1 167 536
2 942 190
540 639
1 139 497
1 680 136
2 315 293
2 307 033
4 622 326
72 84 9
737
3 987

3 383 921

17 315 310
955 761

21 654 992

2;5 023 507

173 614 219
10 247 911

200 b85 637
254 980'
94 558 67 4

622 444

3 412 986
149 499


4 184 929


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUIDINO
POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1 1955


59 219

13 649 215
75 152 011
3 322 097

92 123 323

92 123 323
90 570 146
1 553 177

92 139 685
3 928 465
a 014187
101 082 337
16 339795
81 033 470
3 702 242
6 830

1 426 333
8 539 637
301 644

10 267 614
2 131098


59 446

14 310 365
67 733 381
3 268 610
10459
65 322 815

85 322 815
54 017 652
1 305 163

b5 338 435
3 370 307
4 306 733
93015 47 5
16 754 122
72 613 890
3 635 560
11 903

1 631585
7 859 613
299 314
133
9790645
1941606


1956


7893

5 108 437
10 135 322
356 438

15 600 197

15 600 197
15 376 981
223 216

15 605 015
487 684
736 925
16 829 624
5 843 273
10 584 640
394 881
6 830

543 375
761161
18 245

1 322 781
141 537

23 124 898
1 143166

397 421
299 311
696732
203 886
309 722
513 608
601 307
609033
1 210 340.
16 053
98!
194

2 762 523,

2 945 330
223 995
3772
5 935 620

23 261 714]

37 814 273
1 528 039

62 604 026
17 799
34 599 667

316 746

530 995
20 347


860 088


7 87 8

4 833 876
8 531 231
284 277
10459
13 659 843

13 659 843
13 472 705
187 138

13 665199
414 660
623 371
14 703 230
5 523 414
8 853 843
314 070
11 903

565 869
636 726
15 546
133
1218 274
116 103

19 580 367
925 805

332 741
285 871
618 612
196 578
249 883
446 461
529 319
535 754
1 065 073
14 131
105
219

2 498 005

2 470 528
175 609
6571
5 150 713

22 117 361

30 616 458
1248 782
55 407
54 038 008
19 231
29 529 457

298 038

442275
16 190
606

757 109


2107 395
1453407
3 560 802
737 217
1 389 380
2126 597
2 844 612
2 842 787
5 687 399
86 980
842
4 206

5 68192 6

19 785 838
1 131370
6571
26 b05 705

47 140 868

204 230 67 7
11496 693
55 407
262 923 645
274 211
124 088 131

920482

3 855 261
165 689
606

4 942 038


SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT


1956


37 254

2 744 228
33 978 221


36 722 449

36 722 449
36 449 491
272 958

36 717 556
112 820
570 218
37 400 594
2 876 313
34 524 281


308 877
3 697 196


4 006 073
1 066 223

85 708 657
4 917 136

838 665
652 243
1490 908
344 244
494 497
838 741
1 182 909
1 146 740
2 329 649
37 215
448
4 627

836 665

10 508 636


11 345 301

8 220 173

97 986 944


106 207 117
278 388
49 686 933

182 050

1 889 585



2 071 635


1953


37 040

4 461444
29 973 287


34 434 731

34 434 731
34 194447
240284

34 432 866
76 199
545 543
35 054 608
4 653 106
30 401 502



436 554
3 117 587


3 554141
907 339

75 091050
4 100 482

802008
619 780
1 421788
327 303
475742
803 045
1 129 311
1095 522
2 224 833
34 813
399
4441

1 329 550

9 192 814


10 522 364

13 427 634

86 103 996


99 531 630
292 54 9
45 649 153

278 601

1 671335



1 949 936


125 857

4 578 109
104 138 856
501 359
1 354 819
110 573143
129 503
110 702 646
109 935 838
766 806

110 594144
2 201 406
3 221765
116 017 515
5 235 529
108 680 247
710 428
1 391 111

528 370
7 927 148
29 240

8 484 758
2 786 826

290 887 871
11 295 663

2 542 597
2 305 914
4 848 511
1092 325
1 426 956
2 519 281
3 634 922
3 732 870
7 367 792
110 824
4 281
18 181

804 56b
916 651
36 184 903
30o 446
383 863
38 598 433

6 213 035
b 724 288
314 293 414
1 879 432
5029744
333 139 913
1 222 288
144 189 072

134 710
134 560
4 987 481
26 404
40 047
7273
5 330 475


125 863

7 666 545
y9 984 164
510 463
1 187 73'4
109 548 906
149 108
109 698 014
108 925 752
772 262

109 567 585
2 220455
3 680 237
115 468 277
9 207 180
104 305 943
720 310
1 234 844

852 778
7 170 3 9 1
31753
438
8 055 360
2 358 046

276 4 70 533
10 190 655

2474708
2253071
4 727 77 9
1 067 605
1408 065
2 475 670
3 542 313
3 661136
7 203 449
110065
5 517
17 710

1469 949
1781572
34 110 986
321 373
340 567
38 024 447

10 252 768
10 016 100
295 715 071
1 874 263
4 156 922
322 015 224
1 297 7'33
137 923111

222 490
215 417
4 770 730
26 238
36 055
8 910
5 279 840


+ -+ I I I


9.4
20,709

1.03
45.9
33.2
79.1
4,011
2,192
350
47.7

62.9
53.4
58.1
53.8
18.0
71,374


24.3


8.4
13,063
1.04
42.2
25.2
67.4
3,214
1,554
287
36.8

75.6
49.9
62.7
59.9

16.9
53,447

24.9


7.8
11,533

1.04
42.4
25.3
67.7
3,129
1,477
288
34.8

74.1
51.1
62.6
59.2

17.3
53,201


26.5


5.4
7,328

1.00
40.9
23.0
63.9
2,914
1,363
303
33.3

70.9
56.9
64.0
56.3

17.7
51,267


23.7


5.1
6,809

1.00
41.6
23.5
65.1
2,911
1,335
300
32.1

71.0
56.6
63.9
56.4

17.7
51,044


22.6


4.8
6,295

1.02
44.1
22.9
67.0
3,030
1,312
333
29.7

69.9
61.8
65.8
52.4

20.8
62,497


17.8


4.8
6,054

1.02
43.4
22.7
66.1
2,956
1,266
329
29.2

69.9
61.5
65.6
52.3

20.8
60,990


18.0


ITEM
NO.


Page 2


% Excludes the returns of the Colorado & Wyoming Ry. Co., which filed no retort because orf trike.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the orl .I.
* Excludes switching time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminals.


GPO 400430


i i i i


-4


I I


I


17a 355 861 162 402 412
11 409 2831 10 5390 862


2 292 760
1 532 420
3 825180
741056
1 536 656
2 277 712
3 033 816
3 069076
6 102 892
94 433
811
4750

b 960147
25 568
21763 778
1182 396
3 772
28 961 661

46 896049
287 529
232 193 757
11 681 680

291 059015
30b 223
140 788 346

901841
4 013
4 365 064
174 810


b 445 7281










Subject to revision










I .,, ', -




SU.J. DEPOTOrY


ITEM


m r. ~-.. AGGREGATES
1. Niles of road operated at close of montb ....................
2. Train-males (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stea looootive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Dieoel-electric locomotl-v.propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotiv-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locoootive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains............................
2-0?. Total train-miles..............................
2-08. Ordinary..........................................
2-09. Light....... ... ..........................
3. Road locoaotive-ailes:
3-01. Principal ............................. ..........
3-02. Helper (excludes B and trailing *A" units) .........
3-03. Light ..... ... ............................
3-04. Total locomoti-ailee...............................
3-05. Total. steam only ...............................
3-06. Total, diesel-electrlc only ..........................
307. Total. electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other ....................................
Train-ewitchig locomotive-ailes:
3-09. Steam locootives ...................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives.........................
3-11. Electric locomotives ..............................
3-12. Other locomotivlrs................................
3-13. Total ................. .........................
3-14. Miles initial and final terinals incl. in 3-13 .....
Diessl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ............................................
3-16. Train sevtohing.... .............................
4. Cr-ailes (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, vest or south ............................
4-03. Loaded, total .... ..............................
4-04. Empty. east or north.............................
4-05. Impty. west or south ............................
4-06. Empty. total ............ ................
4-07. Loaded and empty. ast or north ......................
4-08. Loaded ani 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 paassngsr-traln cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning staa locomotives .......................
5-02. Oil-burning steam locomoties .......................
5-03. Diesel-electrlc locomotives .........................
5-04. Electric locomotives.............................
5-05. Other locomotive ................................
5-06. Total .........................................
6. Gross ton-alles of cars. contents. and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-buroing steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burrnin stea locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-elecstric locomotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locootlve trains ..................
6-05. Total In other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Tota n al l freight trains ..........................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Incl. In -06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hour (incl. train-sitching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning stema locomotive-propelled trains .......
8-02. Oil-burning steam locomotive-propslled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-proplled trains..........
8-04. Electric locorctive-propelled. trains ...............
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains ..................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trains ............................
8-07. Total train-hours................................

AVERAGES
9. Averagsapr mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-iles. ordinary ............................
9-02. Ret ton-ils ...........................................
10. Averages per train-mil. (excluding light trains):
10-01. loconotive-nilas (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-ll ............................
10-03. Empty freight car-mile .............................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-iles .....................................
11. Cross ton-miles of locomotlTss and tenders per loComctive-vile
12. Ret ton-alles per loaded car-aile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, eat or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-mils., west or south ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles., ll directions ..........
13-04. Percent eaOt or north of total car-miles ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-mlles .........................................
l4-02. Oroos ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


ao UNITED STATES


5.1
7,011

1.02
21.2
25.5
66.7
2,992
1,309
314
31.8

71.0
53.0
61.8
56.4

18.8
55.644

21.8


1955


1956


222264

2 462 672
33 940 9971
589 027,
274 971
37 267 067
18 552
37 286 219
36 908 44 6
377 771

37271764
844 191
1 281 195
39 397 150
2 811 853
35 620 384
681 742
285 171

287 933
3 215 609
51534

3 555 076
959 927

89 874 763
4494 561
857 700
663299
1 520 999
351128
588 163
939 291
1 208 828
1251462
2 460290
37 848
1226
6188

831300
166 954
11 071074
233 850
78 675
12 38185 3'

6 507 628
1102 36 3
99 764 017
2 039 834
1024 718
110 438 560
389060
48 303 722

133 425
22175
1788 421
31 516
8 109
1097
1 984 743


EASTERN DISTRICT


- --___ _____ r I-r -


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


I 0 .. r r- .. r r -


222 275

4 939 0 92
34 282 643
648 106
230 891
40100 732
21 858
40 122 590
39654022
468 568

40106 344
1048165
1556058
42 710 567
5 735 653
35 992 186
746741
235 987

497 276
3 149 637
58 232

3705145
917 473

88 567 976
4 02302 0

942 516
739 862
1682 378
368 225
559 911
928 136
1310 741
1299 773
2 610 514
40704
1240
6746

1599161
480 044
10 867 873
243 516
65 133
13 255 727

13 193 314
2 849 548
101 177 653
2 265 231
756700
120 242 446
432 914
54 565 268

245 933
54 996.
1 817 6 96
34 003
7 0921
1427
2 161 147


51 299

869 770'
9 671181
448 508

10 989 459

10 989 459
10 801 623
187 836

10 991340
432 330
586475
12010 14 5
1012 238
10 498 653
499 254

99156
1156 078
43 956

1 299190
285 999

24039 833
1 583169
266 654
168 136
434790
82354
195 602
277 956
349008
363738
712 746
11330
136
872

311886
496
2 881 895
146 724

3341001

2 367 288
6276
27 928389
1 502 856

31 804 811
53330
13 924 911

60 839
85
569 707
23 750

654 381


1955


51.)b9

1 553 919
10 295 693
515 261

12 364 873
12 364 873
12 134 957
229 916

12 365 967
535 908
670 843
13 572 718
1 878 907
11127 659
566 152

176 276
1 233 839
50 187

1460 302
316 211
24885 854
1610 524

306 94 2
201 359
508 301
84 558
186 900
271 458
391 500
388 259
779759
12 701
166
961

583 436

2 985 819
160 800

3 730 055'

4418152

30 026 005
1 780 820.

36 224 977
55 869
16 794 585

107 572

606 401
26 946

740 919


7 898'

639 429.
1626186
50051
2 315 66 6,

2 315 666
2 284038
31 628

2 316 061
72 794
112137
2 500 992
742 127
1701931
55 151
1783

63530
129 221
2336

195089
20 562

3798092
200 893

61 490
38100
99590
28116
50 431
78 547
89 606
88 531
178137
2400
15
26

356 266

484 641
30 96 6
984
872 857-

2 768 433

6 056 71 8
209 668

9 034 819
2495
4 916 067

36 418
86 493
2 975

125 886


1956


7871

846 669
1464 686
44 058

2 355 413

2 355 413
2 321503
33 910

2 356185
72 237
105 633
2 534 055
965 670
1520 092
48 293

93 853
104 205
2485

200 543
19 707

3 304 827
152 560

58 217
48 629
106 846
32 632
42 363
74 995
90 849
90 992
181 841
2 430
18
34

471 194

414739
26954

912 887

4 019 525

5 189 411
186961
9395897
3243
5 214 212

51721

74 962
2 546

129 229


59 197

1 509 199
11297 367
498 559

13 305 125

13 305125
13085 661
219464

13 307 401
505 124
698 612
14 511137
1754 365
12 200 584
554 405
1783

162 686
1285 299
46 294

1494279
306 561

,27 837 925
1784062

326 144
206 23 6
534 3 8 0
110470
246033
356 503
438 014
452269
890 883
13 730
151
898

668152
496
3 366 536
177 690
984
4 213 85 8

5 135 721
6278
33 985 107
1 712 524

40 839 630
55 825
18 840 97

97 257
85
656 200
26 725


780 267


59 430

2 400 5 88
11 760 379
559 319
14 720 286

14720 286
14456 460
263 826

14 722152
608 145
776476
16 106 773
2 844 577
12 647 751
614 445

270 129
1 338044
52 672

1 660 845
335 918

28190 681
1 763084

365 159
249 988
615 147
117 190
229 263
346 453
482 349
479 251
961 600
15 131
184
995

1054630

3 400 558
187754

4 642 942

8 437 677

35 215 416
1 9677 81

45 620 874
59 112
22 008 7 97

159 293

681 363'
29 492

870148


37 228

283 902
5 253 811

5 537 713

5 537 713
5502384
35 329

S5536 792
9868
80 63 6
5627296
294 736
5 332 560


42 966.
545 925

588 891
152 713

13 351 629
744 983

112 875
97156
210 031
53 564
69 61 3
123177
166 439
166 769
333208
5 620
90
287

82361

'1 649 456

1731817

748 927

14236 466

4 985393
21433
6 960 839

20 820

286 659


307 479


WESTERN DISTRICT


1 1956


36986

677 107
5 Q74 340

5 751 447

5 751447
5 714 516
36 931

5 750.705
25 943
91 449
5868097
717 008
5151089


62 050
502 152

564 202
131 452

12 574445
671853

124 887
103 012
227 899
54768
67 581
122 349
179 655
170593
350 248
5 816
90
369

210 042

1545 567

1755 609

2 110164

13 819 604

15 929 768
26093
7 511 292
42 268

279 183


321451


125 839

669 571
17 389 819
90 468
274 971
18 424 82 9'
18 552
18 443 381
18 320 403
122 978

18 427 571
329 199
501 947
19 258 717
762 75 2'
18087 240
127 337
281388

82 281
1 384 385
5 240

1 471 906
500 65 3

48 685 20 9
1 965 516

416 681
359 907
776 588
187094
272 517
459 611
603775
632 424
1 236199
18 498
985
5003

80 787
166 45 8
6055 082
56160
77 691
6 436178

622 980
1096085
51 542 444
327 310
1024 718
54 613 537
311 802
22 501 905

15348
22090
845562
4 791
8 109.
1097
896 997


0 t I V V 0 1 F I + 4 4


5.8
7,919
1.03
42.41
23.b
65.8
3,032
1,376
310
32.*

71.9

56.0

18.6
55.638

21.5


6.8
8,756
1.0l
0o.3
25.7
66.0
2,944*
1,289
278
32;0

76.4
46.2
61.0
61.3

16.8
48,603

25.8


7.6
10,508

1.04
41.9
22.1
64.3
2,985
1,384
275
33.0
78.4
51.9
65.2
60.4

16.7
48,892

25.7


9.3
20,079
1.03
"3.6

78.0
3,956
2,1 2



68.6
13.0
55.9
61.7
18.4
71,770

23.1


9.5
21,370

1.03
16.0
32.3
78.3
1,01?
2,2=6
360
48.8

61.1
53.4
58.8
54.5

18.2
72,707

23.3


7.1
10.267
1.04
40.8
27.3
68.1
3,121
1,440
290
35.3

74.8
45.6
60.0
61.4
17.1
52,341

25.4


7.8
11,946

1.04
42.5
24.0
66.5
3,156
1,522
288
35.8

75.7
52.2
64.0
59.4

16.9
52,429

25.4


4.8
6,032
1.00
38.2
22.4
60.6
2,723

33.1

67.8
58.3
63.0
53.7
18.0
48,736

23.6


5.0
6,551

1.00


61.3
2, 788
1,314
299
33.0

69.5

65.8


17.9
49,556

22.4


4.7
5,768

1.02
42.4
25.1
67.5
2,981
1,228
331
29.0

69.0
56.9
62.8
53.7
20.6
60,885

18.0


6.419

1.02
43.1
23.6
66.7
3,012
1:285
331
29.8

69.7

64.6
53.9

20.3
60,535

17.7


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


WINIVERsiry OF FLORIDA

IIIIII II IIIIJI I I 111 I 1 II II 11 1H 1111
3 1262 08851 8476 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT BONOMIC AND M8ATIUMC1


oc JREIG RAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
S 95 Compiled from 11 reports of freight train statistic representing 116 railway

i (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTE OF JULY 1956 AND 1955


Statement N,. M.-211 (08-A)

JULY 1956


ITEM
NO.


________________________ 0 ___ I-. -. ______ ______ _______ A 4 _____ 0 _____ ._____


NK f 70 1 r-


125 859

1 861 397
17 447 924
88787
230 891
19628 9 99
21 858
19650 857,
19483046
167 811

19 633487
414 077
688133
20 735 697
2 174 068
.18193 346
132 296
235 987

165 097
1309 441
5560

1480 098
450 103

47 802 850
1867365
452 470
386 862
839 332
196 267
263067
459 334
648737
649 929
1 298 666
19757
966
5 382

334 489
480044
5 921748
55762
65 133
6 857176

2645473
2 849 548
52142 633
297450
756700
58 691804
347 709"
25 045 179

44 372
54 996
857 150
4 511
7092
1 427
969 548










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND M TATIS"CB


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SEVEN MONTH ENDED WITH JOLY 1956 AND 1955


StatementN& M.-211 (08-A)


ITEM


AUt.IIELtA 018
1. Miles of oad operated at lose of month#.....................
2. Traim-miles (looomotve-propelled nd motorcar train):
2-01. Steam looonotive-propolled train ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric looomotie-propelled train ..........
2-03. Electric locoMotive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other loooeotive-proplled train ...................
2-05. Total locootlve-propelled trains ....................
2-06. Motorar-proplled trains .........
2-07. Total train-ils. ....................................
2-08. Ordinary ... .......................................
2-09. Light ..............................................
3. Rond lomootive-Tiles:
3-01. Principal .........................................
3-02. Helper (exclues and trailing *A unitm) .........
3-03. Light.......... .................................
3-04. Total loconotiv-mll ............................
3-05. Total, stoe only ... ..........................
3-06. Total, diesel-eletric only ..........................
3-07. Total. electric only ............................
3-08. Total, other ...................................
Train-evltchloa looomotiTe-mils:
3-09. Stua loooeottivs ...................................
3-10. Diesel-alectrio looomotives ... .................
3-11. Electric loooetiv .................................
3-12. Other locomotives .................................
3-13. Total ..................... .. ..... ......... ......
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals icl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-oleotric unit miles:
3-15. hoad ..............................................
3-16. Train s itohng.................................
4. Cu-mles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, eont or north .............................
4-02. Leded, west or south ............................
4-03. Leaded, total ........................................
4-04. Empty, east or north .............................
4-05. Empty. voet or soutb ........... .................
4-06. Empty, total .....................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, e"at or north ......................
4-08. Leaded and empt7, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empt, total..............................
4-10. Cboose. all direction ..............................
4-1l. Pa oenger carrying oar, all directions ..............
4-12. Other psengeor-trln oarus, all directions ...........
5. Oros to-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous);
5-01. Coal-burning stea loconotive ....................
5-02. Oil-burning *team locootives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ..... ..................
5-04. Electric locootives ............................
5-05. Other locomotives .......................... .......
5-06. Total ...............................................
6. Oroes ton-mles. of cars, contents, and caboose (thou$):
6-01. Total in coal-burning *toem locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burnin steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-eloetric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total n allfright train .......................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and content Incl. In 6-0
7. Net ton-miles., revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (Incl. trlan-tvitching hours at vy stations):
8-01. Coal-burnlng *teas locomotlve-propelled tral .......
8-02. Oil-burning team locomotive-propelled train ........
8-03. Diesel-electrc loootlve-proplled train..........
8-0o. Electric locomotiv-propelled tralns .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled traln ..................
8-06. Motorocar-propelled trained ............................
8-07. Total traln-hours ....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Traln-lles, ordinary ....................... ...
9-02. Nit ton-miles .....................................
10. Average per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Loonotive-mills (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-llle .............................
10-03. Empty freight cr-mil .............................
10-04. Total freight car-oiles (excludlng caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (ncol. locomotives d tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-mles ...................................
11. Oross ton-miles of locomotives sad tenders per lococtivs-tile
12. SNt ton-miles per loaded car-lls ...........................
13. Car-mile ratio: Loaded freight oars
13-01. Percent of total car-mlllesa, t or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-milts, west or south ..........
13-03. percent of total ar-miles, Ill directions ..........
13-04. Perceot seat or north of total oar-mlles ............
14. Average per train-hour:
14-01. Trail-miles ........................................
14-02. Orose ton-miles (excl. locomotives ad tenders) .....

15. Percent train-swltchiln hours at wa stations of
total trlan-lhours .......... ..................... ........


UNITED STATES


1956


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT


- o I 1- r -t- 1 1 1 r


222 349

23 434 224
247 234 901
4 412 483
1 629 790
276 711 398
148 055
276 859 453
273 879778
2 979 675

276 747 965
7 086 882
10 087 365,
293 922 212.
S27 263 490
259 883 198
5 094 412
1 681112

2 551513
23 385 649
382 418

26 319 580
6 950 193

644 851948
32122 762

6 531 871
5 153 972
11 685 843
2 528 800
4 046 480
6 575 280
9 060 671
9 200 452
18 261 123
280 344
6766
33 746

8 458 680
1 109173
79 531 300
1 724 694
466 310
91 290 157

67 836 885
7 114 180
744 265 088
15 600 946
6 054 462
840 871 561
2 197 855
382 982 602

1 352 026
160 748
13 033 926
232 730
48 156
8 370
14 835 956


5.8
8,087

1.03
42.7
24.0
66.7
3,070
1,398
311
32.8

72.1
56.0
64.0
55.9

18.7
56.678

21.8


1955


222 370

31 577 446
231 997 398
4 427 17 9
1429 084
269 431107
170966
269 602 073
266 806 540
2 795 533

269 469153
6 715 126
10088571
286 272 850
36 350 061
243 337 444
5 102 611
1482 734

3 418193
21 302 344
389299
571
25 110 407
6 135 642

602 555 894
28 989 417

6 326 803
5 066159
11392 962
2 500 395
3 833 277
6333 672
8 827 198
8 899 436
17 726 634
272 581
7 998
33 103

10 280 586
2 261616
73 960 355
1 696 259
412 271
88 611087

64 014 584
12 865 728
687 250 864
15 636 207
4 969 030
604 736 413
2 297 407
362 238 711

1667 506
270 413
12 117 972
225 930
43 753
10 337
14 335 911


5*-z
7,684

1.02
42.7
23.7
66.4
3,016
1,358
310
31.8

71.7
56.9
64.3
55.5

18.8
56,134

22.1


1956


51 323

9 410 548
74 687 870
3 414 167
87 512 585

87 512 585
85 994 788
1 517 797

87 526 010
3 873 111
4 863 737
96 262 858
11508 760
80 947 483
3 806 615


982 114
8 934 554
327 355

10 244 023
2 275 560

179 270 796
11 849 286

2 161993
1 401 245
3 563 238
619 524
1 422 536
2 042 060
2 781 517
2 823 781
5 605 298
89710
849
5 428

3 535 510
26 064
21 700 343
1 105 125

26 367 042

26 001 623
293 807
222 307 873
11 656 497

260 259 800
343 754
120 113 590

645 934
4098
4 403 776
178 213

5 232 021


7.9
10,988

1.05
41.4
23.8



33.7

Z77.
63.6
60.7

16.7
49,744

25.4


51567

11 030 408
69 497 843
3 499 594
84 027 845

84 027 845
82 679 904
1 347 941

84 039 203
3 491 555
4 354 205
91 884 963
13 109 615
74 887 706
3 887 642


1 241 992
8 456 726
333 955
10 032 67 3
2 141714

167 707 899
11075 581

2081596
1 368 895
3 450 491
625 197
1 326 397
1951594
2 706 793
2 695 292
5 402 085
85 550
903
4948

3 967 357

20 301 12 9
1 116 561

25 385 047

29 441 659

203 640 224
12 028 731

245 110 614
310 849
111 353 259

730016

4 019 387
176 44 5

4 925 848


7.6
10,186

1.04
41.7
23.6
65.3
2,965
1,347
276
32.3

76.9
50.8
63.9
60.3

17.1
49.760


26.7


1956


7 893

5 747 866
11 761 508
406 489
17 915 863

17 915 863
17 661019
254 844

17 921076
560 478'
849062
19 330 616
6 585 400
12 286 571:
450 032
8 613

606 905
890 382
20 583

1 517 870
162 099

26 922 990
1 344 059

458 911
337 411
796 322
232 002
360 153
592 155
690 913
697 564
1 388 477
18 453
113
220

3 118789

3 429971
254 961
4 756
6 808 477

26 030 147

43 870 991
1 737 707

71 638 845
20 294
39 515 734

353164

617 488
23 322

993 974


10.
23.50;4

1.03
45.1
33.5



78.6
2,237
352
19.6
66.1
48.1
57.1
57.6
18.0
72,073

22.7


7 878

5 680 54 5
9 995 917
328 335.
10459
16 015 256

16 015 256
15 794 208
221048

16 021384.
486 897
729004
17 237 285
6 489 084
10 373 935'
362 363
11 903

659 722
740 931
18 031
133
418 817
135 810

22 885 194
1 078 365

390 958
334 500
725458
229 210
292 246.
521456
620168
626 746
1 246 914
16 561
123
253

2 969 199

2 885267
202 563
6 571
6 063 600

26 136 886

35 805 86 9
1435 743
55 407
63 433 905
22474
34 743 669

349 759

517 237
18 736
606
886 338


9.5
20,803

1.03
45.9
33.0
78.9
4,016
2,200
352
47.9

63.0
53.4
58.2
53.9

18.1
71,569

24.1


59 216

15 158 414
86 449 378
3 820 656
105 428 448

105 428 448
103 655 807
1 772 641

105 447 086
4 433 589
5 712 799
115 593 474
18 094160
93 234 054
4 256 647
8 613

1 589019
9 824 936
347 938

11 761 893
2 437 659

206 193 786
13 193 345

2 620 904
1 738 656
4 359 560
851 526
1 782 689
2 634 215
3 472 430
3 521 345
6 993 775
108 163
962
5 648

6 654 299
26 064.
25 130 314
1 360 086
4756
33 175 519

52 031770
293 807
266 178 864
13 394 E04

331 898 645
364 048
159 629 324

999098
4 098
5 021 264
201535

6 225 995


8.2
12,656

1.041
42.1
25.4
67.5
3,203
1,540
287
36.6


62.3
60.1

16.9
53,309

25.0


59 445

16 710 953
79 493 760
3 827 929
10 459
100 043 101

100 043 101
98 474 112
1 568 989

100060 587
3 978 452
5083209
109122248
19 598699
85 261 641
4250005
11 903

1 901714
9 197 657
351 986
133
11451490
2 277 524

190 593093
12 153 946

2 472554
1 703 395
4175 949
854 407
1618 643
2 473 050
3 326 961
3322038
6 648 999
102 111
1026
5 201

6 936 556

23 186 396
1 519 124
6571
31448 647

55 578 545

239 446 093
13 464 474
55 407
308 544 51 9
333323
146 096 928

1079775

4 536 624
195181
606

5 812186


7.8
11,593

1.04
42.4
25.1
67.5
3,133
1,484
288
35.0
74.3
51.3
62.8
59.2

17.2
53,086

26.3


37 248

3 028 130
39 232 032

42 260 162

42 260 162
41 951 875
308 267

42 254 348'
122 688
650 854
43 027 890
3 171049
39 856 841


351843
4 243 061

4 594 904
1 218 936

99 060 266
5 662 119

951483
749 456
1 700 939
397 808
564 110
961918
1 349 291
1 313 566
2 662 857
42 835
538
4 914

919026

12 158 092

13 077 118

8 969100

112 223 410

121 192 510
299821
56 647 772

202 870

2 176 244


2 379114


5.3
7,140

1.00
40.5
22.9
63.5
2,889
1,350
304
33.3

70.5
57.1
63.9
55.9

17.8
50,940

23.7


37 032

5 138 551
35 047 627

40 186 178
p

40 186 178,
39.908 963
277 215

40 183 571
102 14 2
636 992
40 922 705
5 370114
35 552 591


498 604
3 619 739

4 118 34 3
1044 853

87 665 495
4 772 335

926 895
722 792
1649 687
382 071
543 323
925 394
1 308 966
1266115
2 575 081
40629
489
4 810

1 539 592

10 738 381

12 277 973

15 537 798'

99 923 600

115 461398
318642
53160445

320 869

1 950 518


2 271387


5.1
6,771

1.00
41.3
23.2
64.5
2,893
1,332
300
32.2

70.8
57.1
64.1
56.2

17.7
50,833

22.6


125 885

5 247 680,
121 553 491
591 827
1 629 790'
129 022 788
148 055
129 170 843
128 272 096
898 747

129 046 531
2 530 605,
3 723 712
.L3 300 848
5 998 281
126 792 303
837 765
1672 499

610 651
9 317 652
34 480

9 962 783
3 293 598

339 597 896
13 267 298

2 959 484
2 665 860
b 625 344
1 279 466
1 699 681
2 979147
4 238 950
4 365 541
8 604 491
129 346
5 266
23 184

885 355
1 083109
42 242 894
364 608
461 554
45 037 520

6 836 015
6 820 373
365 862 814
2 206 742
6 054 462
387 780 406
1533 986
166 705 506.

150 058
156 650
5 836 418
31 195
48 156
8 370
6 230 847


4.8
6,217

1.02
43.9
23.2

3,023
1,300
333
29.6

69.8
61.1
65.4'
52.6

20.7
62,236

17.8


125 893

9 727 942
117 456 011
599 250,
1 418 625
129 201 828
170 966
129 372 794
128 423 465.
949 329

129 224 995
2 634 532
4 368 370
136 227 897
11 381248
122 523 212
852 606
1470 831

1017 875
8 484948
37 313
438
9 540 574
2 813 265

324 297 306
12063136

2 927 354
2 639 972
5 567 326
1263 917
1 671311
2 935 228
4191271
4 311283
8 502 554
129 841
6 483
23 092

1 804438
2261616
40 035 578
377 13 5
405 700
44 884 467

12 698 241
12 865 728
347 881171
2 171733
4 913 623
380 730496
1 645 442
162 981338

266 862
270 413
5 630 830
30 749
43 147:
10 337
6 252 338


4.8
6,107

1.02
43.3
22.9
66.2
2,965
1,269
329
29.3

69.8
61.2
65.5
52.6

20.7
60,894


17.9


Pa4e 2


ITEM
NO.


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


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1955


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Subject to rein INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M.-211 (08A)
BUREAU OF TRANSPOT 00ONOMIC AND STATIrM AUGUST 1956


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways .
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 1956 AND 1955


EASTERN DISTRICT ,
ITEM UNITED STATES. EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INC DINO SOUTHERN REGION- WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 _
AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ..................... 222 207 222237 51 244 51 555 7 898 7 871 59142 59 426 37 228 36 986 125 837 125 825 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-0 Stea loco1otive-proplled trains .................... 3 554019 5375511 1178545 1620 801 742 076 936532 1920 621 2557333 351 349 720 903 1282049 2097275 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electric looootive-propelled trains ........... 35 411 054 34971426 10 391 292 10480 162 1 832 395 1 513 971 12223687 11994133 5509 388 5128 562 17677979 17 848 731 2-02
2-03. lelotrlc locomotive-propelled trains ................. 654 566 684 587 482 995 532 301 69584 57 540 552 579 589 841 101 987 94 746 2-03
2-04. Other looeo-tive-propelled trains .................... 259 045 24357 1 461 1 461 259 045 242 115 2-0o4
2-05. Total loco ote-propelled trains .................... 39 878684 41 275 100 12052 832 12633264 2644055 2509 504 14696887 15142 768 5 860 737 5 849465 19 321 060 20 282 867 2-0
2-06. Motoroar-propelled trains ............................ 22 832 25 859 22 832 25 859 2-06
2-07. Tota tra-ils..................... 39901 516 41 300 959 12 52 832 12 633264 2 644055 2 509 504 14 696887 15142768 5 860 737 5 849465 19 343 892 20308 726 2-07
2-8. Ordin .............................................r 39453240 40839158 11825729! 12404159 2606253 2475688 14431982 14880047 5824046 5816184 19197212 20142927 2-08
2-09. Light ............................................... 448276 461 801 227 103 228 905 37 802 33 816 264 905 262 721 36691 33 281 146 680 165 799 2-09
3. Road locomatitve-iles:
3-01. Prncipal .......................................... 39886004 41278495 12054 726 12 635 000 2644613 2510 325 14699339 15145325 5859859 5848717 19326806 20284453 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludes *B- and trailing *A' units) ......... 1 012 236 1071603 537 863 559 758 97 484 86 238 635 347 645 996 12 477 25 046 364 412 400 561 3-02
3-03. Liht .. .................................. 1461 381 1623259 706 556 702 129 131 315 119 745 837 871 821874 88576 96 275 534 934 705 110 3-03
3-0. Total locoot-il............................ ... 42 359621 43973 357 13 299145 13 896 887 2 873 412 2716 308 16172 557 16613195 5 960 912 5 970 038 20226152 21390 124 3-04
3-05. Total. stea only .................................... 4107616 6205494 1436055 1952226 880758 1076741 2316813 3028967 365314 760053 1425489 2416474 3-05
3-06. Total diesel-lectric only .......................... 37245 743 36723 369 11325496 11350 908 1914169 1573243 13239665 12924151 5 595 598 5209 985 18410 480 18589233 3-06
3-07. Total. electric only ................................. 740 727 792 022 537 594 593 753 77 340 64 205 614 934 657 958 125 793 134 064 3-07
3-08. Total, other ......................................... 265 535 252 472 1145 2 119 1145 2 119 264 390 250 353 3-08
Train-switching locomotive- iles;
-09. te locomotives .................................... 353 299 553 515 129 081 182 909 82 042- 107 118 211123 290 027 49 464 70 117 92 712 19 371 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives .......................... 3 563 810 3 397 281 1 338 963 1 308 617 147692 109 648 1 486 655 1418 265 592 768 549 286 1 484 387 1429 70 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotives 61 716 66 292 51 986 54 763 3 599 3 150 55 585 57 913 6131 8 379 3-11
3-12. Other looanotivos ................................... 12
3-. oo.. ............................. 3 978825 4017088 1520 030 1546289 233 333 219 916 1753363 1766205 642232 619403 1583230 1631480 3-1
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals ncl. In 3-13 ...... 1066 524 1 022 464 323 652 332 17 9 27 233 22 149 350 885 354 32 164280 140 11 8 551 359 528 018 3-14
Diesel-electrio unit siles:
3-. Road ................................................. 93 221541 89295113 25745449 24856534 4241232 3368914 29986681 28225448 14072445 12804081 49162415 48265584 3-15
3-16. Train swtchin ...................................... 5023840 4677359 1840316 1686822 232165 157 291 2072481 1844113 820404 731866 2 130955 2101380 3-16
4. Csr-ilee (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................ 975 640 983 015 306 302 313 081 73 524 63031 379 826 376112 129341 127887 466473 479016 4.ol
4-02. Loaded. west or south ................................ 745 634 758 306 199128 205 297 51 783 53 016 250 911 258 313 107 996 106 975 386 727 393 018 -02
4-03. Loadd, total ... .................................... 721 274 1741321 505 430 518 378 125 307 116 047 630 737 634425 237 337 234 862 853 200 872034 4.03
4-4. Empty. east or north ................................. 354 187 362 994 80 139 85 289 33265 37 537 113 404 122 826 56 824 53 146 183 959 187022 4- 0
4-05. Empty. est or south ................................. 583064 578657 183416 185334 57024 47252 240440 232 586 72296 71986 270 328 274 085 0o5
4-06. Epty, total ....................................937 251 941 651 263 555 270623 90 289 84 789 353 844 355 412 129120 125 132 454287 461107 4-06
4-?. Loaded and empty. east or north ...................... 1 329827 1346009 386441 398370 106789 100 568 493230 498938 186165 181 033 650432 666038 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west or south ...................... 1328698 1336 963 382 544 390 631 108 807 100 268 491 351 490 899 180 292 178 961 657 055 667 103 4-08
4-09. Loadd and empty, total .............................. 2 658525 2682972 768985 789001 215596 200 836 984581 989 837 366 457 359 994 1307487 1333141 4-09
4-10. Caboose. all directions ............................. 40 312 41 797 12 315 12 904 2 724 2 590 15039 15 494 5 947 5 917 19 326 20 386 4-10
4-11. Pasaaenger carrying cars all directions .............. 968 1 489 161 201 15 22 176 223 54 77 738 1 189 4-11
K-12. Other passene.r-train cars, all directions ........... 3 778 4 311 872 673 31 30 903 703 309 361 2 566 3 247 4-12
3. Gross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning ste. locomotives ....................... 1 234 850 1 723 788 445 506 605 421 420 312 490 183 865 818 1095 604 102 427 222 04 5 266 605 406 139 5-01
5-02. Oil-burning stna locomotlis ........................ 281 186 492 515 7603 7 603 273 583 492 315 5-02
-03. D1esel-electric locootives ..... .................... 11 52 746 11021 489 3125 362 3004 781 542 089 424469 3667451 3 429 250 1716178 1569 277 6149117 6022 962 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotive ................................. 262 775 258 442 162 250 164 168 43 592 36 056 205 842 200 224 56 933 58 218 5-0O
5-05. Other locomotives .................................... 73 604 70 234 632 1 170 632 1 170 72 972 69 064 5-05
5-06. Total ............................................ 13 385161 13566 268 3 740 721 3774 370 1006625 951 878 4 747346 4726 248 1818605 1791 322 6 819 210 7048698 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of cars. contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning ste locoote trains ........ 9895168 14366219 3 388704 4628842 3605580 4441655 6994284 9070497 1015139 2296552 1885745 2999170 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains ......... 2 053 567 2 995 009 91 841 91 841 1 961 726 2 995 009 6-02
6-03. Total in deel-eletrc locomotie trains ...........108 433 832 103719 46 31 15 612 30786 24 6 7482 580 5 662 931 38798192 36449177 15863111 14174946 5 772 529 53095 223 6-03
6-04. Total in electric locomotle trains .................. 2 405224 2 36145 1 741 206 1770 417 299 217 253 256 040 423 2 023 673 364 801 337 785 6-04
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 919,996 804 309 9 764 9 764 919 996 794 54 5 6-o5
6-6. Total n all freight trains .......................... 123707787 24246 41 36 537 363 37 185 505 11 387 377 10 66 6 47 924 740 47553 111 16 878 25 16 471 498 58 904 797 60221 732 -06
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Incl. In 6-06 265 101 326 081 56 658 49 293 2 929 3 220 59 587 52 513 20 457 24 576 185 057 248 992 6-07
7. Net ton-mile. revenue and nonreene (thousands) ............ 57 349 512 57 18 82 9 17 45 951 17 561 523 6 425 874 5 779 864 23 861 825 23 41 387 8 080 060 7 852 464 25 407 627 26 124978 7
8. Train-hours (tncl. train-slitching hours at say stations):
8-01. Coal-burong stc locomotis-propelled trns ....... 169 224 274 199 70 415 114 109 45 934 59 363 116 349 173472 25515 46941 27360 53786 8-01
8-02. 0il-burnlng stema locomoti e-propelled trains ........ 56199 62 201 1 204 1 204 34 995 62 201 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electri locomtive-propelled train............. 1 941 749 1 888 63 638 713 630 932 100 053 79 405 738 766 710 337 308 392 291 097 894 591 887 204 8-0
8-04. Electric locomctlve-propelled trans ................. 36 324 36 654 26 831 28 371 4 130 3 270 30 961 31 641 5 363 4 993 8-0
8-05. Other loponotlve-propelled trains .................... 7 415 7 481 82 82 7 41 7 399 8-0
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ............................ 1 289 1i 57 1 8-06
8-07. Total trn-hours .... ........ ........... 2192 200 2270 724 737163 773412 150117 142 120 887280 915 532 333907 338038 971013 1017 154 8-7
AVERAGES
9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Tra -mile. ordinary ............................ ... .7 5.9 7.4 7.8 10.6 10.1 7.9 8.1 5.0 5.1 4.9 5.2 9-01
9-02. Set ton-.iles ........................................ 8,325 8,320 10,976 10,988 26,245 23,688 13,015 12,670 7,001 6,849 6,513 6,698 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Locootive-mile (principal and helper) ......... 1.03 103 .05 1.051. 1.04 1 1 1.04 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-ailes ........................... 43.6 42.6 42.7 41.8 48.1 46.9 43.7 42.6 40.7 40.t 44.h 43.3 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-miles ............................. 23.8 23.1 22.3 21.8 34.6 34.2 24.5 23.9 22.2 21.5 23.7 22.9 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-mil excluden caboose) ......... 7.4 65.7 65.0 63.6 82.7 81.1 68.2 66.5 62.9 61.9 68.1 66.2 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 3,136 3,042 3,090 2,998 4,369 4,188 3,321 3,196 2,898 2,832 3,068 2,990 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles ..........................*............. 1454 1,404 1,474 1,416 2,466 2,335 1,653 1,569 1.387 1,350 1,324 1,297 10-o6
11. Gross to 12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................ 33.3 32.9 34.5 33.9 51.1 49.8 37.8 36.8 3.0 33.4 29.8 30.0 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north ........... 73.4 73.0 79.3 78.6 68.8 62.7 77.0 75.4 69.5 70.6 71.7 71.9 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-ls. est or south ........... 56.1 56.7 52.1 52.6 4.6 52.9 511 2.6 .9 8 .9 58 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions .......... 64.7 64.9 65.7 65.7 58.1 57.8 64.1 64.1 .82 6 .3 4 13-03
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-iles ............ 56.7 56.5 60.6 60. 58.7 54.3 60.2 59.3 54.5 5.5 5 .7 13
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Trai-miles ......................................... 18.2 18.2 16.4 16.3 17.6 17.7 16.6 16.5 17.6 17.3 19.9 20.0 14-01
14-02. Oross ton-miles (sxcl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 56,431 54.717 49.565 48,080 75.857 72,950 54,013 51.940 50,548 48727 60,663 59,206 i4-02
13. Percent traln-switching hours at way stations of
total train-hours ......................................... 22.1 22.0 27.0 26.2 22.9 23.2 26.3 25.7 23.9 23.6 17.7 18.1 15


Exoludes eltithing time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminals.





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SGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
S OV 6 Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

SFOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST 1956 AND 1955


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EASTERN DISTRICT
~ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION NCUIDo SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
6 1 EM POCAHONTAS REGION INO.

1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955


AGGREGATES


1. Miles of road operated at close of month #...................
2. Train-iles (locootive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Ste u locoomtive-propelled train. ..................
2-02. Disel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Eletric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locomotiv-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locoaotive-propolled trains ....................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains.........................
2-07. Total train- lles ....................................
2-08. Ordinary.. .........................................
2-09. Light........................................
3. Road loomotive-milesa:
3-01. Principal .......................... ..............
3-02. Belper excludess *" and trailing "A units) .........
3-03. Light ...........................................
3-04. Total locomotiv-malles ..............
3-05. Total, steu only ...................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only..........................
3 07. Total, electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other....................................
Train-svitchino loconotlve-miles:
3-09. Steam locomotives ....................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locotives..........................
3-11. Electric loco otivs .................................
3-12. Other locomotives................................
3-13. Total ..............................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals ncl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit ailes:
3-15. Road ..............................................
3-16. Train switching ..................................
4. Cur-ailes (thousands):
8-01. Loaded, east or north................................
4-02. Loaded. west or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ... ...................................
4-04. Empty, east or north .......... .....................
4-05. Epty, west or suth ..............................
4-06. uEpty, total .....................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded Ad empty, west or south .....................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .... ......................
-10. Caboose, all directions..............................
4-11. Paenger carrying car. all directions .............
4-12. Other pasenger-train care, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-mils of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stea locomotives .. ..............
5-02. Oil-barning t et locomotives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotive .........................
5-04. electric loco motives .................................
5-05. Other locomotives....................................
5-06. Total ....................................... ...
6. Oross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in oal-burning eteam locoaotiTe train ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning stem locootive trains .........
6-03. Total In diesel-electrlc locomotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and aotorcr trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Inc. In 6-06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Traln-hour (Incl. train-switcbing hour at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning Iteam loco=otliv-propslled trails .......
8-02. 011-burnin steam locootive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric loco=ctive-proplled trains ................
8-05. Other locomotiv-propelled trains ..................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trains ............................
8-07. Total tralin-hours ....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averas per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-iles, ordinary ............................
9-02. C et ton-mils....................................
10. Averael psr traln-oile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Looomotliv-alles (principal and helper) ...........
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ............................
10-03. Empty freight car-iles .............................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Grols ton-iles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles...................................
11.* rosi ton-lles of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-oile
12. Net ton-alles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratio: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total oar-miles, mat or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-iles, all direotlons ..........
13-04. Percent eant or north of total oar-miles ............
14. Average per train-hour:
14-01, Trana-miles .........................................
l4-02. Oross ton-mlles (sxcl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


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5.8
8,117

1.03
42.8
24.0
66.8
3,078
1,405
311
32.8

72.3
56.0
64.1
56.0

18.6
56,644


21.8


222 330

26 988 243
282 645 955
5 067049
1 888 835
316 590 082
170 887
316 760 969
313 333 018
3 427 951

316 633 971
8 099118
11 548 744
336 281833
31 371106
297 128 941
5 835139
1946647

2 904 812
26 949459
444134

30 298 405
8 016 717

738 073489
37 146602

7 507 511
5 899 606
13 407 117
2 882 987
4 629 544
7 512 531
10 390 498
10 529150
20 919 648
320 656
7 734
37 524

9 693 530
1 390359
91 064046
1 987 469
539914
104 675 318

77 732 053
9 167 747
852 698 920
18 006170
6 974 458
964 579 348
2 463 010
440 332113

1 521250
196947
14 976 375
269054
55 571
9659
17 028856


222 354

36 952 957
266 968 824
5111766
1 672 660
310 706 207
196825
310 903032
307 645 69 8
3 257 334

310 747 64 8
7 786 729
11 711 830
330 246 207
42 555555
280060 813
5 894 633
1735206

3 971708
24 699625
455 591
571
291274 945
7 158 1Q'6

691 851 007
33 666 776

7 309 818
5 824 465
13134 283
2 863 389
4 411 934
7 275 323
10173207
10 236 399
20 409 606
314 37 8
9487
37 414

12004 374
2 753 931
84 981844
1 954 701
482505
102 177 35 5

98 380 803
15 860737
790 970210
17997665
5 773 339
928 982 75 4
2 623 48 6
419 557 540

1941705
332 614
14 006 610
262 564
51 234
11 908
16 606 635


51 313

10 589 093
85 079162
3 897 162

99 565 417

99 565417
97 820 517
1 744 900

99 580 736
4 410 974
5 570 293
109 562 003
12 944 815
92 272 979
4 344 209


1 111195
10 273 517
379 341

11 764 053
2 599 212

205 016 245
13 689 602

2 468 295
1 600 373
4 068 668
699 663
1 605 952
2 305 615
3167 958
3 206 325
6 374 283
102 025
1 010
6 300

3 981016
33 667
24 825 705
1 267 375

30 107 763

29 390 327
385648
253 623 485
13 397 703

296 797 163
400 412
137 549 541

716 349
5 302
5 042 489
205 044


5 969184


51 565

12 651 209
79 978 00 5
4 031 895

96 661 109

96 661109
95 084 263
1 576 84 6

96 674 203
4 051 313
5 056 334
105 781 850
15 061841
66 238 614
4 481395

1424 901
9765 343
388 718

11578 962
2 473 893

192 564 433
12 762 403

S2394 677
1 574 192
3960869
710 48 6
1 511 731
S222 217
3105163
3 085 923
5191086
98454
1104
5621

572 77 8

23 305 910
1 280 72 9

29159 417

34 070 501

234 426 470
13 79914 8

28c 296119
360142
128 914 782

844125

4 650 319
204 816


5 699 260


7 894

6 489 942
13 593 903
476 073

20 559918

20 559 918
20 267 272
292646

20 565 689
657 962
980 377
22 204 028
7 466 158
14 200 740
527 372
9 758

688 947
1038 074
24 182

1 751203
189 332

31 164 222
1 576 224

532 435
389194
921 629
265267
417 177
682 444
797 702
806 371
1 604 073
21 177
128
251

3 539101

3 972 060
298 553
5 388
7 815 102

29 635 727

71 353 571
2036 924

83 026 222
23 223
45 941 608

399 098

717 541
27 452


1 144 091


78761

6 617 077
11 509 88
385 87 5
11 920
18 524 760

18 524 760
18269896
254 864

18 531 709
573135
848 749
19953 593
7 565 825
11947178
426 568
14 022

766 840
850579
21 181
133
1 638733
157959

26 254108
1235 656

453 989
387 516
841505
266 747
339 498
606 24 5
72073 6
727 014
1 447750
19151
145
283

3459382

3309736
239 619
7741
7 015 478

30 578 541

41 468800
1 685 999
65171
73 801511
25 694
A0 523 533

409 122

596 642.
22 006
688

1028 458


59 207

17 079 035
98 673 065
4 373 235

120 125 335

120 125 335
118 087 789
2 037 546

120 146 425
5 068 936
6 550 670
131 766 031
20 410 973
106 473 719
4 871 581
9758

1 800142
11 311591
403 523

13 515256
2 788 544

236 180467
15265826

3 000730
1 989 567
4 990297
964 930
2 023 129
2 988 059
3965660
4 012 696
7 978 356
123 202
1138
6 551

7 520117
33 667
28 797 765
1 565 928
5 388
37 922 865

59 026 054
385648
304 977 056
15 434 627

379 823 385
423 635
183 491149

1 115 447
5302
5 760030
232496


7113 275


59 441

19 268 286
91 487 893
4 417 770
11 920
.115185 869

115 185 869
113 354159
1 831 710

115 205 912
4 624 44 8
5 905083
125 735 443
2e 627 666
98185792
4 907 963
14 022

2191741
10 615 922
409 899
133
13 217 695
2 631852

218 818 541
13993059

2 848 666
1 961708
4 810374
977 233
1 851229
S828 462
3 825 899
3 812937
7 638 836
117605
1249
5904

8032160

26 615646
1 519 34 8
7741
36174 895

64 649042

275 895270
15 488 147
65171
356 097 630
385 836
169 438 315

1253247

5 246 961
226822
688

6 727 718


37 245

3 379 479
44 741 420
48 120 89

48 120 899
47 775 921
344 978

48 114 207
135 165
739 430
48 988 80
3 536 363
45 452439


401307
4 835 829


5 237 136
1 383 216

113 132 711
6 482 523

1 080 824
857 452
1 938 276
454 632
636 406
1 091 038
1535456
1 493 858
3 029 314
48 782
592
5 223

1021453

13 874 270


14 895 723

9 984 239

128 086 521


138 070 760
320 332
64 727 831

228 385

2 484 636


2 713 021


37 02 6

5 859 45 4
40176189


46 035 64 3

46 035 643
45725147
310 49 6

46 032 288
12718 81
733 2671
46 892 743'
6130167:
40762576


568 721
4169025


4 737746
1184 971

100 469 576
5 504 201

1054782
829767
1 884 549
435 217
615 309
1050 52
1 489 999
1 445076
2 93507 5
46 546
566
5171

1761637

12 307 658


14 069 29 5

17 834 350

14 098 546


131 3932896
343 218
61012 909

367 810

2241615


2 60942 5


125 878

6 529 729
139 231 470
693 814
1 888 835
148 343 848
170 887
148 514 735
147 469 308
1 045 427

148 373 339
2895 017
4 258 644
155 527 000
7 423 770
145 202 783
963 558
1 936 889

703 363
10 802 039
40 611

11 546 013
3 844 957

388 760 311
15 398 253

3 425 957
3 052 587
6 478 544
1 463 425
1 970 009
3 433 434
4 889 382
5 022 596
9 911 976
148 672
6 004
25 750
1 151 960.
1 356 692
48 392 011
421 541
534 526
51 856 730

8 721760
8 782 099
419 635 343
2 571 543
6 974 458
446 685 203
1 719 043
192 113 133

177 418'
191 645
6 731 709,
36 558
55 571
9 659
7 202 560


4 4 I 4 1- I- I I- 4- 4 4 4


5.7
7,765

1.02
42.7
23.6
66.3
3,020
1,364
309
31.9

71.9


55.7

18.7
55,940


22.0


7.8
10,986
1.05
41.6
23.6
65.2
3,034
1,406
275
33.8

77.9
49.9
63.8
60.7

16.7
49,722


25.6


7.6
10,288

1.04
41.7
23:-
65.1
2,969
1,356
276
32.5

77.1
51.0
64.1
60.3

17.0
49,532

26.6


10.5
23,852

1.03
45.4z
33.7
79.1
4,097
2,267
352
49.8

66.7
48.3
57.5
57.8

18.0
72,570

22.8


9.'
21,174

1.03
46.0
33.2
79.2
4,040
2,218
352
48.2

63.0
53.3
58.1
53.9
18.0
71,759

24.0


8.2
12,701

1.04
42.3
25.3
67.6
3,216
1,554
288
36.8

75.7
49.6
62.5
60.1

16.9
53,396


25.1


7.8
11,731

1.04
42.4
25.0
67.4
3,141
1,495
288
35.2
74.'
51.4
63.0
59.2
17.1
52,930


26.2


5.3
7,123

1.00
40.6
22.8
63.4
2,890

33.4

70.4
57.4
64.0
55.8

17.7
50,892


23.7


5.1
6.781

1.00
41.2
2 .0


1, 331
300
32.4

70.8

56.0

17.6
50,560


22.7


4.8
6,255

1.02
43.9
23.3
67.2
3,029
1,303
333
29.7

70.1
60.8
65.4
52.9

20.6
62,018


17.8


4.9
6,182

1.02
43.3
22.9
66.2
2,968
1,273
329
29.4

70.1
60.9
65.5
52.9

20.6
60,658


18.0


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period.
0* xoludes switching tine of train locoaotive at lastial an final terminal.


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Statement No. M.-211 (osA)


125 887

11 825 217
135 304 742
693 996
1660 740
149 484 695
196 825
149 681520
148 566 392
1115128

149 509 44 8
3035093
5 073 480
157 618 021
13 797 722
141112 445
986 670
1721184

1211246
9 914 67 8
45 692
438
11172 054
3 341 283

372 562 890
14164 516

3 406 370
3 032 990
6 439 360
1450939
1945396
3 396335
4 857 309
4 978 386
9 835695
150 227
7672
26 339

2 210 577
2 753 931
46 058 540
435 353
474 764
51 933165

15 897 411
15 860 737
400 976 394
2 509 51 8
5 708168
440 952 228
1 894 434
189106 316

320 64 8
332 614
6 518 034
35 742
50 546
11 90 8
7 269 492







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URBAU OP TRAMNIerO ECONOMICS AND TSATIIl


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MO TH OF SEPTEMBER 1956 AND 1955


Statmat No. MI-21 A
SEPTEMB 9 S



DEC 20 1956

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ITE EDEASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION lNCUJDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
1. Milo of rod operate at oloes o ath ..................... 222135 222226 51224 51554 7898 7871 59122 59425 3728 36986 125785 125815 1
2. Train-ailes (loooaotive-propelled ead motorcar trains):
2-01. Stea locomotiv-propelld train .................... 341470b 5241035 1114545 1541140 679741 897864 1794286 2439004 372233 723925 1248186 2078106 2-01
2-02. Dieell-eltrio locoaotitv-proplled trans .......... 34446564 34108205 10285651 10282492 1741739 1487582 12027390 11770074 5243966 4979582 17175208 17358549 2-02
2-03. Electric locomtiepropelled trains ................. 6 34283 700732 471162 536 059 61437 52 10 5 532599 588 164 101 684 112566 2-03
2-04. Other looowmtl-proplled train...................... 261094 24 97 210 210 261094 224768 2-04
2-05. total locomotli-propolled trains .................... 38756646 40274950 11871358 12359691 2482917 2437761 14354275 14797452 5 616199 5 703 501 18786172 19773991 2-05
2-06. Motoroar-propelled train ........................ 19 936 22 377 19 936 22 377 2-06
2-07. Total traa-mlles .................................. 38 776582 40297 327 11 871358 12359691 2482917 2437761 14354275 14797452 5616199 5703507 18806106 19796368 2-07
2-08. Or ry................................................ 38 324 671 39831807 11637823 12129609 2450138 2404910 14087 961 14534519 5581 878 5666879 18 654 832 19630409 2-08
2-09. Light ............................................... 451 911 465 520 233535 230082 32 779 32 851 266314 262 933 34 321 36628 151276 165 959 2-09
3. Road looontive-iles:
3-01. Principal ........................................... 38761560 40276457 11 873627 12361249 2483572 2438486 14357199 14799735 5615405 5702786 18788956 19775936 3-01
3-02. elper excludede B" and trailing A- unit) ......... 999892 1026461 532177 523172 85115 92346 617292 615518 18740 25617 363860 385 326 -02
3-03. Light ............................................... 1 431583 1541766 666439 671634 120884 120 249 787323 791883 85468 93980 558792 655903 3-03
3-04. Totl locomotl-ale ............................... 41 193035 42846684 13072243 13556055 2689571 2651081 15761814 16207136 5 719 61 3 5822 383 19 71160 20817 165 3-0
3-05. Total. stae onl .................................... 3 963589 5999921. 1370704 1842284 801 691 1044457 2172395 2886721 387927 762 347 1403267 2350853 3-05
3-06. Ttal. diesl-eleotric only .......................... 36242400 35805663 11179686 11118833 1820492 1546946 13000178 12665779 5331686 5060036 17910 3 6 18079848 3-06
3-07. Total. electric only ................................. 713 091 806 691 521 853 594938 67388 57 572 589 241 652 510 123 850 154 181 3-07
3-08. Total. other ........................................ .273 955 234409 2126 2126 273 955 32 283 3-08
Tratn-- itching locootive-miles:
3-09. Ste locomotives .................................. 331023 547707 123890 180 345 71081 103632 194 971 283977 5002 8 73056 86024 190674 3-09
3-10. Diesel-lectrc locomotives .......................... 301 993 33 09 832 1236 419 1 303 653 134058 11070 5 1370 477 1414 358 56572 546 093 1 367 944 1 349 381 -1
3-11. Electric locomotive ................................. 51 973 5819 42 443 47 421 3006 2971 45 449 50 392 6524 7806 3-11
3-12. Other locomotives ....... ................. 3-12
3-13. Total .................................3...... 684 989 3 915 73 7 1 402 752 1 531419 20 6145 217 308 1610 897 1 748727 61 600 619 149 1460 492 1 547 861 3-13
3-14. ile initial and final terminal Incl. in 3-13 ...... 989393 975757 308057 326806 24702 21667 332759 348473 150208 144403 506426 482881 3-14
Diemel-olectrlc unit miles:
s-5. Road ............................................ 91651285 87889604 25 66247.1 24498742 4101 431 3337030 29763902 27835772 13564507 12490858 48322876 47562974 3-15
3-16.Train switching ...................................... 4683301 4500903 1699673 1699107 212657 161146 1912330 1860253 794587 725628 1976384 1915022 3-16
4. Csr-mile (thousands):
4-01. Loeded. eat or north ................................ 962570 981565 303184 307 68 67884 63859 371068 371 541 125348 128103 466154 481921 4-01
-02. loaded ast or eonth ................................ 753824 755880 205305 206525 50537 51633 255842 258158 108429 108482 389553 389240 4802
4-03. Loaded. total ........................................ 1716394 1737445 508489 514207 118 421 115492 626910 629699 233777 236585 855707 871161 8-03
4-04. mpty, east or north ................................. 341 3 25 343938 77952 82803 33320 34 123 111272 116 926 54218 52258 175835 174754 4-4
4-05. Epty,. et or south ................................. 550915 567448 177 874 185557 52834 49769 230708 235 326 69776 68961 250431 263161 4-05
4-06. nEpty total ......................................... 892 240 911386 255626 268 360 86154 83892 341980 352252 123994 121219 426266 437915 4-06
4-07. lo ed a-d et., eat or north ...................... 1303895 1325503 381136 39048 5 101204 97982 482340 488467 179566 180 361 641989 656675 4-07
4-08. Loaded and ept7. est or south ..................... 1 304739 1 323 32 383179 392 082 103371 101402 486550 493484 178205 177443 639984 652401 -08
-09. Loaded and pt. total .............................. 2608634 2648831 764315 782567 204575 199 384 966 890 981951 357771 357804 1 281973 1 09076 4-09
-10. Caboosr. all directions .............................. 39338 40822 12189 12602 2 555 2 554 14 744 515 5 695 5788 18899 19878 4-10
4-11. Psenger carrying ears, all direction .............. 933 1096 144 159 19 21 163 180 46 68 724 848 4-11
4-12. Other paseener-train care, all direction ........... 5376 3552 698 677 26 24 724 701 280 354 2372 2 497 8-12
5. Gross to-miles of romd locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-0. Coal-burningtea looootivese........................ 1205663 1677383 420849 574532 386281 478087 807130 1052619 111176 220798 287357 403966 5-01
5-02. 1-brningtea locootivs ........................ 264176 463607 1316 13165 251011 463607 5-02
5-03. Dieel-electric locomotives ........ ......... 11294776 10813725 3097175 2962 266 523650 420536 3620825 3382802 1666842 1529800 6007109 5901 123 5-03
5-0. Electriolocomotive ................................. 250 888 263577 158127 163132 37 524 32016 195651 195148 55237 68429 5-04
5-05. Other loot .................................. 75 62 65 221 1174 1174 75612 64047 5-05
5-06. tal ............................................ 1309111 b 13283513 3 689 316 3699930 947 455 931813 4636771 4631743 1778018 1750 598 6676326 6901172 5-06
6. Gross ton-sles. of cars, contents, id caboose thanan:
6-01. Total in ooal-taningt ata s locosotliv trains ........ 9838302 13968041 3163166 4500093 3367833 4242675 6530999 8742768 1081262 2301871 2226041 2923402 6-01
6-02. Total in oil- lraing stea locootive trains ......... 1 901152 5009425 155762 155 762 1745390 5009425 6-02
6-03. Total In desel-electrlc locomotive trains ........... 107663565 103 143 031 31817 861 30766030 7162333 5735420 38980194 36501450 1S 517695 14231958 535165 676 52409623 6-03
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains .................. 2 311274 2 411 351 1 70107 b 1 771 285 255272 230045 1956347 2001 330 354 927 410 021 04
6-05. Total In other locomotive and otorcr train ........ 921175 734789 1515 1515 921175 733274 6-05
6-06. total n ll right trains .......................... 122635468 123266637 36837864 37037408 10785438 10209655 47623302 47247065 16598957 16533829 58413209 59485745 6-06
6-07. total of pass. train cars and oontemts Incl. n 6-06 243 622 262947 45306 46 463 2829 2890 48135 49353 21190 23 889 174297 189705 6-07
7. let ton-.ilem. revenue and nonrevene (thosaands) ............ 57605686 57160043 17 831808 17329330 607033 9 5754036 23902147 23083366 8006289 7972995 25697250 26 103 682 ?
8. Traib-urer (Iml. train-eltching hour. at way stations):
8-01. Coal-brnin ste locootlv-propelle train ....... 182190 264406 85686 107519 40460 56476 126 146 163995 26201 47502 29843 52909 8-01
8-03. Diesel-eletrli locowtive-propelled tradn .......... 1 850 147 1 834 612 616484 617954 93228 77257 709 712 695 211 291 273 282384 849 162 857 01 7
8-04. Electric locotltive-propelled train ................. 34 419 36188 25 581 27 454 3484 2 931 29 06 085 0 5- 5354 5 803 -o
8-05. Other locomotve-propell.d train .................... 7 597 6701 11 1 7 97 6690 -S0
8-06. ootoros-propelled train ............................ 1123 1280 123 280 806
8-07. Total train-hours .................................... 2108119 2201467 729752 752927 137172 1536675 866 924 889 602 317 474 329 886 923721 981979 807
AVERAGES
9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-ile. ordnar ................................ 5.8 6.0 7.6 7.8 10.3 10.2 7.9 8.2 5.0 5.1 4.9 5.2 9-01
9-02. let ton-slles .............................. 8,644 8,574 11,604 11,205 25,620 24,368 13,476 12,948 7,169 7,186 6,810 6,916 9-02
10. Average per trai-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. looootive-mles (principal and helper) ............. 1.03 1.03 1.05 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. oaded freight car-nles ............................. 44.8 43.6 43.7 42.4 48.3 48.0 44.5 43.3 41.9 41.7 45.9 44.4 10-02
10-43. Empty freight car-nile. ............................. 23.3 22.9 22.0 22.1 35.2 34.9 24.3 24.2 22.2 21.4 22.8 22.3 10-03
0-04. Total freight care (excldin caboo) ......... 68.1 65.5 65.7 64.5 8.5 82.9 68.8 67.5 64.1 63.1 68.7 66.7 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-Tmle (exl. locomotives d tenders) ..... 3,200 3.095 3,165 3,053 4,402 4,245 3,380 3,251 2,974 2,918 3,131 3,030 10-05
10-06. elt ton-mile........................................ 1,503 1,435 1.532 1,429 2,478 2,393 1,697 1,588 1,434 1,407 1,378 1,330 10-06
11. Gross too- les of loconotives end tenders per loco=tive-mill 318 310 282 273 352 351 294 286 311 301 339 332 11
12. set ton-rlles per loaded ear-mle .......................... 33.6 32.9 35.1 33.7 51.3 49.8 38.1 36.7 34.2 33.7 30.0 30.0 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-uies. eot or north ........... 73.8 74.1 79.5 78.8 67.1 65.2 76.9 76.1 69.8 71.0 72.6 73.4 13-01
13-02. Percent of total ar-ll.e. est or south ........... 57.8 7. 51 53.6 52.7 48.9 50.9 52.6 52.3 60.8 1.1 60.9 59.7 1-02
13-03. Percent of total ear-iles, all direction .......... 65.8 65.6 66.5 65.7 57.9 57.9 64.7 64.1 65.3 66.1 66.7 66.5 13-03
13-0O. Percent aut or north of total cr-alls ............ 56.1 56.5 59.6 59.8 57.3 55.3 59.2 59.0 53.6 54.1 54.5 55.3 13-04
14. Average per trala-hour:
14-01. ral-i ......................................... 18.4 18.3 16.3 16.4 18.1 17.8 16.6 16.6 17.7 17.3 20.4 20.2 14-01
1l-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotive and tenders) ..... 58.173 55,993 50,480 49,191 78,627 74,700 54,934 53,110 52,284 50,120 63,237 60.577 l-02
15. Percent train-nitching boars at way stations of
total train-boure* ......................................... 21.3 22.3 25.0 26.7 22.3 23.9 24.6 26.2 24.3 24.0 17.2 18.1 15

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICC AND STAIrATIC


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDZ) WITH SEPTEMBER 1956 AUD 1955


StatCmt No. M-211 (OSA)


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
196 955 1615 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 NO.
1956 1955 1966 1955 1956 1955 195'6 195, 1956 1955 1956 1955


AI..lUUK ,aAUI .
I. Mile of road operated at oloes of month #....................
2. Trin-siles (locootive-propelled and atorcar trains):
2-01. Stam locomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electrio loooaotte-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric loconotive-propelld trains ................
2-04. Other looootlv-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locootiv-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Notoroar-propelled trains............................
2-07. Total tran- ile ....................................
2-08. Ordiary..........................................
2-09. Light ....................... ....................
3. Road looomottve-ailes:
3-01. Principal ........................................
3-02. Belper (excludes B and trailing *A unite) .........
3-03. Light ......................... ........................
3-04. Total locootiv-iles ...............................
3-05. Total, stum only ....................................
3-06. Total, diesel-eleotric only ..........................
3 7. Total, electric only .................................
3-08. Total, other .....................................
Trai-switching loconotlve-ailes:
3-09. Steam locootivs ..................................
3-10. Dlsel-eloetric loooaotive .......................
3-11. Electric looomotvess.................................
3-12. Other locomotives ...................................
3-13. Total...............................................
3-14. liles initial ad final terminals inl. in 3-13 ......
Diesl-olectrio unit sills:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train witching.....................................
4. Csu-lles (thousands):
4-01. Loadd., ast or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, vest or oouth ................................
43-0. oaded. total ....................................
4-04. Empty, eat or north .................................
4-05. Epty, oest or south .................................
4-06. Epty, total .....................................
4-07. Loaded sad mt7y. east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and sqty, oest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded ad pty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..............................
4-11. Passener oarring cars, all directions ..............
4-12. Other puasern-train oars, all directions ..........
5. Groes too-alls of road locomotives and tendrs (thous):
5-01. Coal-butrag steam looomotivs .......................
5-02. 01l-hzmring steam locomotives ........................
5-03. DBlol-eloetrlo looomotives..... ....................
5-04. Electric loooootive .................................
5-05. Other locomotTiv ....................................
5-06. Total ................................................
6. Oro*s ton-sills of cars. contnts. and cabooses (thoun):
6-01. Total in oal-buralt steam locomotirs trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-baring stem locoootits trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electrio locomottr trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locosotin trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotivs ad motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains.......................
6-07. Total of pan*. train car and cotntts incl. In 6-06
7. Net ton-iles, revenos and nonreveune (thousands) ............
8. Train-hbour (ncl. tran-switching hours at py stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steal locototlve-propolled trails .......
8-02. Oil-borning stema locoaotive-propslled trains ........
8-03. Diesol-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locowctive-propolled trains ................
8-05. Other looowotive-propelled trains ....................
8-06. Notoroar-proplled train .........................
8-07. Total trit-bhour ...................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagper mile of road par dy:
9-01. Tranl tlos, ordinary................................
9-02. set ton-mils ........................................
10. Averages per trlan-aile (excluding light train):
10-01. looootlve-iles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight ear-ilos ..........................
10-03. Epty freight car-rle .............................
10-04. Total freight car-iles (nlnding cboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-ailes (nel. looomotioes and lenders) .....
10-06. set ton-miles .......................................
11. Gross ton-iles of loconotivs and tenders per locoactivel-ile
12. Not ton-iles per loaded car-le ............................
13. Car-adle ratios: loaded freight car
13-01. Percent of total car-iles. east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-nills, west or south ...........
13-03. Percnt of total car-ll., all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-i*le ..........
14. Averages per train-hor:
14-01. Tral-ilse .........................................
14-02. rose ton-sle (excl. locomotlie sand tanrs) .....

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


222 307

30 402 948
317 092 519
5 701 332
2 149 929
355 346 728
190 823
35b 537 551
351 657 689
3 879 862

355 395 531
9 099 010
12 978 011
377 472 552
35 334 695
333 369 025
6 548 230
2 220 602

3 235 835
30 251 452
496 107

33 983 394
9 006110

829 874 774
41 829 903

8 470 081
6 653 430
15 123 511
3 224 313
5 180 45S
8 404 778
11 694 394
11 833 889
23 528 283
359 994
8 682
40 900

10 899193
1 65-4 535
102 358 822
2 238 357
615 526
117 766 433

87 570 355
11 068 899
960 352 941
20 317 444
7 895 633
1087 205 272
2 706 632
497 928 255
1 703 440
229 590
16 826 522
303 473
63168
10 782
19 136 975


5.8
8,175
1.03
43.0
23.9
66.9
3,092
1,416
312
32.9

72.4
56.2
64.3
56.0

18.6
56,812


21.8


222 338

42 193 992
301077 029
5 812 498
1 897 638
350 981157
219 202
351200 359
347 477 505
3 722 854

351 026 105
8 813190
13 253 596
373 092 891
48 555 476
315 866 476
6 701324
1 969 615

4 519 415
28 009 457
513 789
571
33 043 232
8 133 863

779 740611
38 167 67 9

8 291383
6 580 345
14 871728
3 207 327
4 979 382
8186 709
11498 710
11 559 727
23058 437
355 200
10583
40 966

13 681757
3217 538
95 795 569
2 218 278
547 726
115460 868

112 348 844
16 870162
694 113 241
20409 016
6 508 128
1 052249 391
2 886 435
476 717583

2 206 111
390 894
15 841222
298 752
57 935
13 188
18 808102


51 302

11 703 638
95 364 813
4 368 324

111 436 775
-
111 436 775
109 458 340
1 978 435

111 454 363
4 943 151
6 234 416
122 631 930
14 315 519
103 450 349
4 866 062

1 235 085
11 509 936
421 784

13 166 805
2 907 269

230 828 716
15 389 275

2 771479
1 805 678
4 577 157
777 616
1 783 826
2 561 442
3 549095
3 589504
7 138 599
114 214
1154
6 998

4 401 865
46 832
27 922 880
1 425 502

33 797 079

32 553 493
541 410
285 441 346
15 098 778

333 635 027
445 718
155 381 349

802 035
7 303
5 658 973
230 625

6 698 936


51 564

14 192 349
90 260 497
4 567 954

109 020 800

109 020 800
107 213 872
1 806 928

109 035 452
4 574 485
5 727 968
119 337 905
16 904 125
97 357 447
5 076 333

1 605 246
11 068 996
436 139

13110 381
2 800699

217 063175
14 461510

2702 359
1 780 717
4 483 076
793 289
1697 288
2 490 577
3 495 648
3 478 005
6 973 653
111056
1263
6298

5 147 310

26 268 176
1443 861

32 659 347

38 570 594

265 192 500
15 570 433

319 333 527
406 605
146 244 112

951644

5 268 273
232 270

6 452187


7 894

7 169 683
15 335 642
537 510

23 042 835

23 042 835
22 717 410
325 425

23 049 261
743 077
1 101261
24 893 599
8 267 849
16 021 232
594 760
9758

760 028
1 172 132
27 188

1 959 348
214 034

35 265 653
1 788 881

600 319
439 731
1 040 050
298 587
470 011
768 598
898 906
909 742
1 808 648
23 732
147
277

3 925 382

4 495 710
336 077
5 388
8 762 557

33 003 560

58 515 904
2 292 196

93 811 660
26 052
52 011 947

439 558

810 769
30 936

1 281 263


7 876

7 514 941
12 997 470
437 980
12 130
20 962 521

20 962 521
20 674 806
287 715

20 970 195
665 481
968 998
22 604 674
8 610 262
13 494124
484 140
16 148

870 472
961284
24 152
133
1 856 041
179 626

29 591138
1 396 802

517 848
439 149
956 997
300 870
389 267
690137
818 718
828 416
1 647 134
21705
166
307

3 937 469
3 730 272
270 63 5
8 915
7 947 291

34 821216

47 204 220
1 919 044
66 686
84 011166
28 584
46 277 56 9

465 598

673 899
24937
699

1165 133


59196
18 873 321
110 700 455
4 905 834

134 479 610

134 479 610
132 175 750
2 303 860

134 503 624
5 686 228
7 335 677
147 525 529
22 583 368
119 471 581
5 460 822
9758

1 995 113
12 682 068
448 972

15 126 153
3 121 303

266 094 369
17 178 156

3 371798
2 245 409
5 617 207
1 076 203
2 253 837
3 330 040
4 448 001
4 499 246
8 947 247
137 946
1 301
7 275

8 327 247
46 832
32 418 590
1 761 579
5 388
42 559 636

65 557 053
541 410
343 957 250
17 390 974

427 446 687
471 770
207 393 296

1 241 593
7 303
6 469 742
261 561


7 980 199


59 440

21 707 290
103 257 967
5 005 934
12 130
129 983 321

129 983 321
127 888 67 8
2094643

130 005 647
5 239 966
6 696 966
141 942 57 9
25 514 387
110 851571
5 560 473
16 148

2 475 718
12 030 280
460 291
133
14 966 422
2 980 325

246 654 313
15 858 312

3 220207
2219 866
5 440073
1094159
2 086 555
3 180 714
4 314 366
4 306 421
8 620 767
132 761
1429
6 605

9 084 77 9

29 998 448
1 714 496
8 915
40 806 638

73 391 810

312 396 720
17 489 477
66 686
403 344 693
435189
192 521 61

1 417 242

5 942172
257 207
699

7 617 320


37 243

3 751 712
49 985 386

53 737 098

53 737 098
53 357 799
379 299:

53 729 612
153905
824 898
54 708 415
3 924 290
50 784125


451 335
5 399 401

5 850 736
1 533 424

126 697 218
7 277 110

1 206 172
965 881
2 172 053
508 850
706 182
1 215 032
1 715 022
1 672 063
3 387 085
54 477
638
5 503

1 132 629

15 541 112

16 673741

11 065 501

143 604 216

154 669 717
341 522
72 754 120

254 586

2 775 909


3 030 495


37 022

6 583 37 9
45 155 771

51 739150

51 739150
51 392 026
347 124

51 735 074
152 805
827 247
52 715 126
6 892 514
45 822 612


641777
4 715 118

5 356 895
1 329 374

112 960 434
6 229 829

1 182 885
938 249
2 121134
487 475
684 270
1 171745
1 670 360
1 622 519
3 292 879
52 334
634
5 525

1 982 435

13 837 458

15 819 893

20 136 221

128 330 504


148 466 725
367 107
68 985 904

415 312

2 523 999


2 939 311


125 868

7 777 915
156 406 678
795 498
2 149 929
167 130 020
190 823
167 320 843
166 124140
1 196703

167 162 295
3 258 877
4 817 436
175 238 608
8 827 037
163 113 319
1 087 408
2 210 844

789387'
12 169 983
47 135

13 006 505
4 351 383

437 083187
17 374 637

3 892 111
3 442 140
7 334 251
1 639 260
2 220 440
3 859700
5 531 371
5 662 580
11 193 951
167 571
6 743
28 122

1 439 317
1 607 703
54 399120
476778
610 138
58 533 056

10 947 801
10 527 489
472 791475
2 926 470
7 895 633
505 088 868
1 893 340
217 800 839

207 261
222 287
7 580 871
41 912
63168
10 782
8 126 281


125 876

13 903 323
152 663 291
806 564
1 885 508
169 258 686
219 202
169 477 888
168 196 801
1281087

169 285 384
3 420 419
5 729 383
178 435186
16 148 575
159 192 293
1140 851
1 953467

1401 920
11264 05 9
53 498
438
12 719 915
3 824164

420 125 864
16 079 538

3 888 291
3 422 Z30
7 310 521
1 625 693
2 208 557
3 834 250
5 513 984
5 630 787
11144 771
170 105
8 520
28 836

2 614 543
3217 538
51959 663
503 782
538 811
58 834 337

18 820 813
18 870162
453 386 017
2 919539
6 441442
500 437 973
2084139
215 209 998

373 557
390 894
7 375 051
41545
57 236
13 188
8 251471


i 4 + + + + + 4 + ii


5.7
7,854

1.02
42.8
23.6
66.4
3,028
1,372
309
32.1

72.1
56.9
64.5
55.8

18.7
55,947

22.1


7.8
11,054

1.05
41.8
23.4
65.2
3,048
1,420
276
33.9
78.1
50.3
64.1
60.6

16.6
49,804


25.5


7.6
10,389

1.04
41.8
23.2
65.0
2,978
1,364
275
32.6

77.3
51.2
64.3
60.3

16.9
49,492

26.6


10.5
24,047

1.03
45.8
33.8
79.6
4,130
2,290
352
50.0

66.8
48.3
57.5
57.7

18.0
73,218

22.7


9.6
21,523

1.03
46.3
33.4
79.7
4,063
2,238
352
48.4

63.3
53.0
58.1
54.1

18.0
72,104

24.0


8.1
12,787
1.04
42.5
25.2
67.7
3,234
1,569
288
36.9

75.8
49.9
62.8
60.0

16.9
53,563

25.1


7.9
11,864
1.04
42.5
24.9
67.4
3,154
1,505
287
35.4
74.6
51.5
63.1
59.2
17.1
52,951

26.2


5.2
7,128

1.00
40.7
22.8
63.5
2,899
1.363
305
33.5
70.3
57.8
64.1
55.5
17.7
51,038

23.7


5.1
6,826

1.00
41.3
22.8
64.1
2,889
1,342
300
32.5
70.8
57.8
64.4
53.8
17.6
50.511

22.8


4.8
6,315
1.02
44.2
23.2
67.4
3,040
1,311
334
29.7
70.4
60.8
65.5
53.1
20.6
62,155


17.8


4.9
6,263

1.02
43.5
22.8
66.3
2.975
1,280
330
29.4

70.5
60.8
65.6
53.2
20.5
S60,648

18.0


.3 A A _______ .0.. J ______ a _______ .t a ______


# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of eaoh month within the period.
* Kel1ee ewitobing time of train looomotive at Initial and final terminals.


GPO 400433









Subject to revision


I I
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us.~ jpE~frrTORY


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Niles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-mileo (locomotlve-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotleT-propellad trains ..........
2-03. Electric locom~tive-propelled trained .................
2-04. Other locomotlie-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locomot!ve-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trained ............................
2-07. Total train-miles ..................................
2-08. Ordinary ............................................
2-09. Light ................................................
3. Road locomotile-miles:
3-01. Principal ......................... .
3-02. Helper excludess "3" and trailing "A" units) .........
3-03. Light ... .................................. ..........
3-04. Total locomotive-mles ..........................
3-05. Total, steam only .............. ........... .........
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ...................
3-07. Total, electric only ..............................
3-08. Total, othnr ...................................
Train-switching Ilcomotive-mlles:
3-09. Steam locomotives .. .... ....... .......
3-10. Diesel-electric locootves....................
3-11. Electric locow tlvea .......... ............... .....
3-12. Other locomotilvs .................
3-1). Total .............. .......... ...
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. In 3-13 ......
Diessl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ........................................ ........
3-16. Train switching ......................................
4. COr-mllee thousandss):
4-01. Loaded, east or north .........................
4-02. Loaded, west or south ....... ......... ..
--03. Loaded, total ............................ .
4-o4. Empty, east or north..............................
4-05. Empty, west or south .............................. ..
4-06. Empty, total.. .................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and empty, west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total.............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................
4-11. Passenger carrying care, all direction .............
4-12. Other passenger-traln care, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotive and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnlag steam locomotles ............ ........
5-02. Oil-htrning steam locomotivrs ........................
5-03. Dieeel-electrlc locomotive.................
5-04. Electric locomotves.. ..... .......
5-05. Other locomotive ..................... ..
5-06. Total .............. .......... ...
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burnin steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-brning teams locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trained .........
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 6-0
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrever.ue (thousands) ..........
8. Train-houre (Incl. tral-switching hours at way stations):
5-C1. Coal-burilng steam loccmotive-propelled tralia .......
-30. Ol-burnlne stesr, locomotie-rropelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-elect Ic locomnotive-propelled tralne ..........
8-04. Electric lo-coctive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotlve-propelled trains ....................
8-06. Mctiroar-pronelled train ........ ...................
8-07. Total train-hours .. .. ..... ... .. ..........

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-C1. Traln-mile ordinary ............. .. .
9-02. et ton- il ................................ ..
10. Averages per traln-mrle (excluding light trains):
C10-C. locnmotlve-miles (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles .........................
10-03. Empty freign.t car-miles ......................... ..
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-niles (excl. locomcties and tenders) .....
1C-06. Net ton-miles ......................................
11. Groas t<.n-miles of locorotives and tenders per locorctive-mile
12. Net ton-milee per loaded car-mile .................... .
13. Car-sile ratio: Louded freight care
13-01. Percent cf total car-miles, east or north .........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or outhb ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all direction. ..........
i;-0l. Percent east or north of total car-miles ..........
1j. Averages per train-.cur:
1l 01. Traln-milee ......................................
14-Q-. Groes ton-rllee (excl. locomotlves and tenders) .....

15. percret traan-sw tchini hours at way stations of
total traln-hour .................. .. ......


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


III 1111 llll 1 I11 llll I 1III I I l I H1 1 11 11
3 1262 08851 8807 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND ASTrATIIC



JAN Eg)JT IN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
SCompiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

S^-' j(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1956 AND 1955


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT I POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


________ _______ -I .C -4 + r


1955


1955


1956


1955


Statement No. M.-211 (O-A)
OCTOBER 1956


WESTERN DISTRICT


1956


1955


4 L I I -- I I I 4 4 i 4 4 I


222 08 4

3 564 066
37 049 473
666 204
282 50 2
41564 64 7
23 986
41 586 83 t
41114 321
474 514'

41 570 831
1052 511
1473272
44096 014
4 144 32 6
38 909 541
752026
290 71 9

370569
3 714 755
62 94 7

4146271
1067 094

97182 461
6 359172

1006 247
806 329
1 816 576
390 504
586 03 3
979 137
1396751
1 396 562
2 795 713
42014
989
3544

1276197
245 751
12026 1 2
256 722
80 23 8
13 889 090

10 495 384
1 744 4 2
114 737 322
2 416 017
984 174
130 378 339
255676
60 730 19 2

189 541
32 27 7
2 013 76
36 040
6 249
1360
2 281 23 b


6.0
8,821

1.03
44.2
23.8
68.0
3,171
1,477
317
33.4

72.1
57.9
65.0
55.5
18.2
57,153

22.5


222 217

5 493 111.
36 034 404
704 121
222 949
42 454 585
22 476
42 477 061
41 988 880
488 181

42 461533
1 074 107
1 583 059
45 118 69 9
6 260 650
37 814 538
813 189
230 322

560 701
3 480 720
60 476

4 101 897
1 031512

93 039 517
4 749 805

1042726
824 687
1867615
361523
571001
932524
1 404 251
1395 688
28001359
43 033
1074
3 981

1751945
467 344
11 433 94 9
266 48 7
63 978
13 983 703

14 420 061
3 065 673
109 739 567
2 456 273
730 670
130 412 444
;:81 777
60 627 438

277 467
61 140
1 927 2c04
36 676
6637
1326
2 310 650


6.1
8,801

1.03
44.5
22.2
66.7
3,106
1,444
310
32.5

74.3
59.1
66.7
55.8

18.4
56,440

22.1


51229

1192 987
11121 265
510 889

12 825 141

12 82b 141
12 577 545
247 596

12 827 b25
554 73 b
722 55b
14 104 51bl
1457 320
12 081 386
56b 609


132 92
1401889
53116

1587 932
33b 907

27 238 b7 6
1 864 577

325 091
216 9 02
541 993
87 633
196 893
284 526
412 724
413 79 5
82 51 9
13146
116
769

447 756
13 750
3 332 074
168 283

3 962 463

3 356 064
147 466
34 204 94 9
1 815 23 5

39 523 716
46447
18 938 307

83556
2077
673034
27 39 3


786060


7.9
11,925

1.0
43.1
22.6
65.7
3,142
1,506
281
34.9

78.8
52.4
65.6
60.0

16.3
50,281


26.5


51 552

1 661 32 5
10 871158
537 324

13 069 807

13 069 607
12 821 282
248 525

13 071893
574 721
714 491
14 361105
1 984165
11 776 163
60077 7


184 345
1347 888
50136

1 58236 9
335 612

26 096 023
1 772 8 8

332 632
225 129
557 961
85716
18746 9
273187
418550
412 59
831148
13375
158
642

618503

3150406
166112

3 935021

4 774 Z45

32 706 509
1814 504

39 295256
44396
18 599 653

114225

644924
28 187


78733 6


8.0
11,639

1.04
43.5
21.3
64.8
3,065
1,451
274
33.3

79.5
54.6
67.1
59.7

16.6
49,909

26.4


7698

728 729
1 676 457
67 60 8

2 672 794

2 672 79 4
2 637 21 2
35 582

2 67328 7
96 667
130 534
2 900 488
873 390
1 952 404
74 694


75 558
156 58 5
3314

235 457
16 795

4 418 719
242 817

72 24 2
54 130
1 26 37 2
30 04 8
55 91 6
93 564
110 290
110 04 6
220 336
2749
18
40

419 262

560 74 2
41 598

1021602

3 61111 8

7651356
284542

11 47 01 6
3481
0 472 889

42 89 3

103 749
3855


150 497


10.8
26,437
1.04
47.9
35.6
83.5
4,378
2,454
352
51.2

65.5
49.2
57.4
57.3

17.8
76,726

24.2


7866

915 187
1 615 614
58 104

2 588 905

2 588 905
2 556 035
32 870

2 589 810
90 68 9
125103
2 805 602
1064 259
1 675 804
63 85 S
1680

102 716
123 325
3053

229 094
23146

3 623 574
178 989

68 317
54 233
122 550
36 232
49 99 5
86 22 7
104 54 '
104 22 6
208777
2674
19
30

492 257

457 684
35E 55
927
986722

4 293735

6 374 911
244 72 4

10 913 370
2 27
6 134 661

57 09 5

85 491
3 195

145 781


10.5
25,158

1.04
48.0
33.7
81.7
4,270
2,400
352
50.1

65-3
52.0
58.7
55.7

17.8
74,861


23.5


59127

1 921 716
12 997 722
576 497

15 497 935

15 497 935
15 214 757
283178

15 500 612
651 402
852 789
17 005 00 3
2 330 710
14 033 790
640 503

208483
1556 474
56 432

1 823 389
352702

31 657 29 5
2 107 394

397 333
271032
666365
125 081
252 609
376490
523014
523 841
1046 855
15 695
136
609

667 018
13 750
3 893 416
209 881

4 984065

6 967182
147 468
41 856 30 5
2 099 777

5107073 2
49 928
25 411196

126 44 9
2077
776 783
31 24 6


936 557


8.3
13,864
1.04
43.9
24.9
68.8
3,357
1,670
293
38.o

76.0
51.7
63.8
59.4

16.5
54,530

26.2


59 418

2 576 512
12 486 772
595 428

15658712

15 658712
15 377 317
281 395

15 661703
665 410
839 594
17 166707
3 048 424
13 451 567
664 636
1 680

287 061
1 471213
53 189

1811463
358756

29 719 597
1 951 977

401 149
279 362
680 511
121950
237 464
359 414
523 099
516 626
1 039 925
16049
17 7
672

1110760

3 608 090
201 967
927
4 921744

9067 980

39 081 420
2 059 228

50 208 62 6
47 325
24 734 514

171 320

730 415
31 382


933117


8.3
13,428

1.04
44.2
23.4
67.6
3,265
1,609
287
36.3

76.7
54.1
65.4
58.9

16.8
53,807

25.9


37 22 8

450056
3 621038


6071094

S071 09 4
6 033 208
37 886

607017 8
16 245
91368
6177 791
467 51 5
5 710 276


57 835
641292


699127
171040

14 415 806
877 231

132 852
117 51 6
250368
63441
75 758
139199
196293
193274
389 567
6146
62
418

132 72 8

1 772 099


1904 827

1 292 835

16 707 230


18 000 06 5
27 057
8 629 202

31 229

319 400



350 629


?.-2
7,477
1.00
41.5
23.1
64.6.
2,983
1,430
3 308
34.5

67.7
60.8
64.3
53.1

17.3
51.336

25.1


36 985

759 802
5 254 305


6014 107

6014 107
5 976422
37 685

6 013 42 5
24 254
98 889
6 136 568
797 07 5
5 339 495


77 272
582 502


659 774
157 344

13 244 611
781 308

137 800
118 234
256034
56 322
74 198
130 520
194122
192 432
386 554
6097
63
402

230 22 5

1619 678


1849 903

2 435 935

15 439 578

17 875 513
25776
8 613 661

51142

300 52 9


351671


5.2
7,513
1.00
42.9
21.8
64.7
2,991
1,441
301
33.6

71.0
61.4
66.2
53.8

17.1
50,830


23.8


125 729

1192 696
18 430 71 3
89 707
282 502
19 995 81 8
23 988
20 019 60 6
19 866 356
153 450

19 999 41
384 664
529 115
20 913 620
1 346 103
19165 475
111523
290 71 9

104 251
1 514 989
6 515

1625 755
543352

51109 360
3 374 547

478 06 2
419 781
897 843
201382
260066
461 44
679444
679 847
1359291
19 973
791
2317

276 451
232 001
6362 667
46 b41
80 23
7 000196

2 23536 7
1 597 374
56 173 787
316 640
984174
61307 542
176 691
26689794

31 663
30200
917 58 5
4792
8249
1360
994 049


5.1
6,848

1.02
45.2
23.2
68.4
3,086
1,343
335
29.7

70.4
61.7
66.1
53.2
20.1
61,675


18.1


125 614

2156797
18 293 327
108 693
222 94 9
20 781 766
22 476
20 804 242
20 635 141
169 101

20 786 405
384 443
644 576
21 815 424
2 415 151
19 023 078
148 553
228 642

196 366
1 427 005
7 287

1630 660
515 410

50 075 30 9
2 016 520

503 77
427 291
931 070
183 251
259 339
442 590
687 030
686630
1373 660
20 887
834
2907

410 960
467 344
6206 181
64 520
63 051
7 212 056

2 916146
3 065 673
55 218 56 9
397 045
730 670
62 328 303
208 676
27 279 263

55 005
61 14C
896 260
5494
6637
1326
1025 662


5-.3
6,994

1.02
45.1
21.5
66.6
3,020
1,322
331
29.3

73.3
62.2
67.8
54.1

20.3
60,757

18.1


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


ITEM
NO.


I __ _









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS 1 STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER 1956 AND 1955


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


ITEM


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of eonthb ....................
2. Train-mlle (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locoaotive-propelld trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotlve-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other loooeotive-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locootive-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Notoroar-propelled trains ..........................
2-07. Total train-miles ................................
2-08. Ordinary ........................................
2-09. Light ............. ..............................
3. Road locomottve-tllee:
3-01. Principal....... ...............................
3-02. B lper (necludee and trailing gA units) .........
3-03. Light .............. ..........................
3-04. Total locomotivw-miles ..................
3-05. Total. steal only................................
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only .......................
307. Total. electric only ..............................
3-08. Total, other ............... ...................
Train-ewitchl locomot le-alls:
3-09. Stea locomotives ....................................
3-10. Diesel-eleotric locomotives ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotives .................................
3-12. Other locootives ................................
3-13. Total.......... ................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diessl-electric unit miles:
3-15. Road .................................................
3-16. Train switching ......................................
4. Car-alles thousandss):
4-01. Loaded, east or north.............................
-02. Loaded, vst or south................................
4-03. loaded. total....... ............................
4-04. Empty, ast or north.................................
4-05. Empty, west or sout .................................
4-06. Empty, total ...................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north .....................
4-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south .....................
4-09. Loadd and empty, total..............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all directions .............
4-12. Other pasener-train cars. all directions ...........
5. Gross too-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steal locomotives .......................
5-02. Oll-burning stes locomotives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives........................
5-04. Electric locomotives.................................
5-05. Other locomotives ....................................
5-06. Total ...........................................
6. ross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steaa 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 care and contents incl. in 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-houra (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locoeotive-propelled traint .......
8-02. il-burning steam locootiv-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains .........
8-04. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. gotoroar-propelled traine.........................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-mils, ordinary................................
9-02. Net ton-miles....................................
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-Ol Locomotive-ailes (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-iles ............................
10-03. Empty freight car-ils.............................
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 locomctive-mile
12. Net ton-siles per loaded car-mile............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, eat or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ..........
13-03. FPrcent of total car-miles, ell directions ..........
13-06. Percent east or north of total oar-miles ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-mils ...................... ... ..............
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....

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


UNITED STATES


1956 1955


222293 222 324

33 967 616 47 687 103
354 141 992 337 111433
6 369 536 6 516 619
2 432 431 2 120 587
396911575 393435742
214 811 241678
397 120 386 393 677 420
392 772 010 389 466 250
4 354 576 4 211170

396966362 393487638
10 151521 9 887 297
14 451 283 14 636 655
421 569 160 418 211590
39479023 54 16126
372 278 566 353 681014
7 300 250 7 514513
2 511 321 2199 937

3 606 404 5 080116
33 966 207 31490177
559054 574 265
571
38 131 665 37 145 12 9
10 073 204 9165 375

927057235 672780128
46 186 672 42 917 484

9 478328 9 334111
7 461759 7405232
16 940 067 16 7393 43
3614817 3568 850
5 769 092 5 550 383
9 383 909 9 119 233
13 093 145 12 902 961
13 230 851 12 955 615
26 323 996 25 658576
402 008 398 233
9671 11657
44 444 44 947

12 175 390 15 433 702
1 900 i86 3 684 882
114 387 004 107 229 518
2 497 079 2 484 765
695 764 611704
131655523 129444571

98 065 739 126 768 905
12 813 741 21 935 835
1075 090 263'1 003 852 808
22 734 061 22 865 289
8 879 807 7 238 998
1 217 583 6111 182 661 835
2 962 308 3168 212
558 656 23o 537 345021

1892 981 2 483578
261867 452 034
1 840 290 17768426
339 513 335 628
71 417 64 572
121 142 14 514
21 416 210 21 118 752


5.8
8,240

1.03
43.1

67.0.
3,100
1,422
312
33.0

72.4
56.4
64.4
56.0

18.5
56,848


21.8


5.8
7,950

1.02
43.0
23.4

3,037
1,380
310
32.1

72.3
57.2
64.7
55.8

18.6
56,001


22.1


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


I 0 4 1 4 r I r


4- 4 .4 4 .4 .4 $ I- *t4


51 297

12 896 625
106 480078
4 879 213

124 261 916

124 261 910
122 035 885
2 220 031

124 281888
b 497 686
6 956 671
136 736 445
15 772 839
115 5317 35
S4318 71


1 368 010
12 911 625
474 902

14 754737
3 243176

258 067 c92
17 253 852

3 090 570
2 022580
S119150
865249
1 980 719
2 845 968
3 961819
4 003 99
7 960 118
127 360
1 272
7767

4 849 621
60 582
31 255 554
1 593 765

37 759 542

35 909 557
688 878
319 640 295
16 914 013

373 156 743
492 165
174 319 656

885 591
9 380
6 332 007
258 016


7 484 996


7.8
11,142

1.05
42.0
23.3
65.3
3,058
1,428
276
34.1

78.2
50.5
64.3
60.5

16.6
49,854


25.6


51 563

15 653674
101131655
5 105278

122 090 07


7 895

7 898 412
17 212 099
605 118

25 715 629


122090 607 25 715 629
120035 154 2> 354 622
2055 453 361007


122107 345
5 149 206
6 442 459
133 699 010
10 888 290
109 133 610
5 677110


1 789 591
12 416 884
486 275

14 692 750
3 136 311

243 159 198
16 234 498

3035191
2005 846
5 041037
679 007
1 884 757
2 763 764
3 914198
3 890 603
7 604 .101
124 431
1 421
6 940

5 765 813

29 418 582
1 609 973

36 794 368

43 344 83 9

297 899 009
17 384 937

35d 628 765
451003
164 643 965

1065 869

5 913 197
260 457


7 239 523


7.7
10,516

1.04
42.0
23.0
65.0
2,988
1,373
275
32.7

,7.5
51.6
64.6
60.2

16.9
49,538

26.6


25 722 548
839744
1 231795
27 794 087
9 141 239
17 973 636
669454
9758

835 586
1 328 717
30 502

2 194 805
230 829

39 684 372
2 031 698

672 561
493 861
1 166 422
336 635
525 927
862 562
1 009196
1 019 7 88
2 028 964
26 481
165
317

4 344 644

5 056 452
377 675
5 888
9 784 159

36 614 678

66 167 260
2 576 735

105 356 676
29 533
58 484 836

482 451

914 516
34 791


14317 60


10.5
24,288

1.03
46.0


4,155
2,307
352
50.1

66.6
48.4
57.5
57.7

18.0
73,587


22.9


7 874

0 430 12 8
14 613 084
496 084
12 130
23 551426

23 551426
23 230 841
320 585

23 560 005
756170
1 094 101
25 410 276
9 674 521
15 169 928
547 999
17 82 8

973 188
1084 60 9
27 205
133
2 085135
202 772

33 214 712
1 575 791

586165
493 382
1079 547
337102
439 262
776 364
923 267
932 644
1 855 911
24 379
185
337

4 429 726

4 187 956
306 490
9 842
8 934 014

39 114 951

53 579 131
2 163 768
66 686
94 924 536
31 511
52 412 230

522 693

759 390
28 132
699

1 310 914


9.7
21,896

1.03
46.5
33.:
79.9
4,086
2,256
J52
48.6

63.5
52.9
58.2
54-3

18.0
72,411


23.9


59 192

20 795 037
123 698 177
b 484 331

149 977 545

149 977 545
147 390 507
2 587 038

150 004 436
6 337 630
8 18b 46o
164 530 532
24 914076
133 505 371
6 101 325
9758

2 203 596
14 240 542
505 404

16 949 542
3 474 005

297 751 664
19 285 550

3 769131
2 516 441
6 285 572
1 201884
2 506 646
3 708 530
4 971015
5 023 087
9 994 102
153 841
1 437
6 084

9 194 265
60 582
36 312 006
1 971 460
5 388
47 543 701

72 524 235
688 678
385 813 555
19 490 751

476 517 419
521 698
232 804 492

1 368 042
9380
7 246 525
292 809


8 916 75


8.2
12,895

1.04
42.6
25.2
67.8
3,247
1,580
289
37.0

75.8
50.1
62.9
60.0

16.8
53,665

25.2


59 437

24 283 802
115 744 739
5 601362
12 130
145 642 033

145 642 033
143 265 995
2 376 038

145 667 350
5 905 376
7 536 560
159 109 286
28 562 811
124 303 538
6 225109
17 828

2 762 779
13 501493
513 4o0
133
16 777 885
3 339 083

276 373 910
17 810 2 9

3 621356
2 499 228
6 120584
1216109
2 324 019
3 540128
4 837 465
4 823 247
9 660 712
148 810
1606
7277

10 195 53 9

33 606 538
1 916 463
9 842
45 728 3a2

62 459 790

351 478 140
19 548 705
66 686
453 553 321
482 514
217 256 195

1 588 562

6 672 587
288 589
699

8 550437


7.9
12,024

1.04
42.7
24.7
67.4
3.166
1,516
287
35.5

74.9
51.8
63.4
59.2

17.0
53,044

26.2


37 242

4 201 768
55 606 424


59 808192

59 808 192
59 391007
417 185

59 7997 90
170 150
916 266
60 886 206
4 391 805
56 494 401


509170
6 040 693

6 549 863
1 704 464

141 113 024
8 154 341

1 339024
1 083 397
2 422 421
572 291
781 940
1 354 231
1 911315
1 865 337
3 776 652
60 623
700
5 921

1 265 357

17 313 211


18 578 568

12 358 336

160 311 446


172 669782
368 579
81 361 111

285 815

3 095 309


3 381124


5.2
7,163

1.00
40.8
22.8
63.6
2,907
1.370
305
33.6

70.1
58.1
64.1
55.3

17.7
51,069


23.9


37 017

7 343 181
50 410 076

57 753 257

57 753 257
57 368 448
384 809

57 748499
177 059
926 136
58 851694
7 689 589
51 162 105


719049
5 297 620


6 016 669
1486 718

126 205 045
7 011137

1 320685
1056 483
2 377 168
543 797
758 468
1 302 265
1864482
1 814 951
3 679 433
58 431
697
5 927

2 212 660

15 457 136

17 669 796

22 572 156

143 770 082


166 342 238
392 883
77 599 565

466 454

2 824 52 8


3 290 982


5.1
6,896

1.00
41.4


2,900
1,353
300
32.6

70.8
58.2
64.6
55.6

17.5
50,545

22.9


125 859

d 970 811
174 837 391
865 205
2 432 431
187 120 838
214 811
187 340 649
18D 990 496
1 350 153

187 162 136
3 643 741
b 346 551
196 152 428
10 173 140
182 2767 94
1 196 931
2 501 563

893 038
13 684 972
53 650

14 632 260
4 894 735

488 192 547
20 746 781

4 370173
3 861921
8 232 094
1 840 642
2 480 506
4 321148
6 210 815
6 342 427
12 553 242
187 544
7 534
30 439

1 715 768
1 839 704
60 761 787
525 019
690 376
65 533 254

13183168
12 124 863
52t 965 262
3 243 310
8 879 607
566 396 410
2 072 031
244 490 633

239124
252 487
8 498 456
46 704
71 417
12 142
9 120 330


4.8
6,369

1.02
44.3


3,045
1,315
334
29.7

70.4
60.9
65.6
53.1

20.5
62,103


17.8


ITEM
NO.


125 870

16 060120
170 956 618
915 257
2 108 457
190 040 452
241 678
190 282130
188 831 807
1450 323

190 07178 9
3 804 862
6 373 959
200 250 610
18 563726
178 215 371
1289 404
2 182109

1 5982886
12 691064
60 785
438
14 350575
4339574

470 201173
18 096 058

4 392 070
3 849 521
8 241591
1 608 944
2 467 896
4 276 840
6201014
6 317 417
12 518 431
190 992
9354
31 743

3 025 503
3 684 8t2
58 165 844
568 302
601 862
66 046 393

7 736 959
21 935 835
b08 604 5d6
3 316 bo4
7 172 312
562 766 276
2 292 815
242 489 261

428 562
452 034
8 271 311
47 039
63 873
14 514
9 277 3533


4.9
6,337

1.02
43.6

2,980
1,284
330
29.4

70.8
60.9
65.8
53.3

20.5
60,660

18.0


# Represents n average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Exoludes sitohing time of train locomotive at Initial and final terminals.
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3 1262 08851 8641


IN TERSTATE COMMERCE ON


F ^ LO 3BUMAU O TRANSPORTIuo10ONOMIo ANDI oA1nIC


T TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
S Compiled .from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

FE 5 1957 (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
> FEB 15 1957
S,. r,./ FOR IHE MONTH OF NOVE.oER 1956 AND 1955
f3, ,*'


ITEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT


1956 1955 1956 1955


AGGREGATES

1., Miles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-miles (locoaotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam loconotive-propelled trained ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric loconotiv-propelled train ..........
2-03. Electric loconotive-propelled trains ...............
2-04. Other locomotle-propelled tralne ..................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Notorcar-propelld train.........................
2-07. Total train-mile ...................................
2-08. Ordinary ....................... .................
2-09. Light .............................................
3. Road locoaot ve-silel:
3-01. rincipal.......................................
3-02. Belper (excludes Ba and trailing "A" ualt) .........
3-03. Light .................................... ...
3-04. Total loco otiv- ile ...........................
3-05. Total, team only ..............................
3-06. Total, disl-electrie only.......................
3-07. Total. electric only..............................
3-08. Total. other.....................................
Train-sewtching locomotile-iles:
3-09. Steam locoeotives ... .........................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootlves ........................
3-11. Electric locoImotlve ................................
3-12. Other locomoti es ................................
3-13. Total.... ...... .......... ....
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals inl. in 3-13 ......
Dienel-electrlc unit miles:
3-15. H Ro ..................... ......................
3-16, Train esitohin ....................................
4. Cu--llee (thousands):
-01. add. ea t or north .............................
4-02. Loaded. et or eouth..............................
4-03. Loaded, total ...................................
4-04. Ipty, east or north.............................
4-05. lpty. wet or south ...............................
4-06. E pty, total ....... .............................
-07. Laded and e.pty, east or north .................
4-08. Loaded and epty, eet or south......................
4-09. Loaded and epty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose. all direction ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all direction .............
4-12. Other passenger-train care, all directon..........
5. Gross too-miles of road locootivoe and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burningstea locootivee ......................
5-02. Oil-burning steam locootive .........................
5-03. Dlesel-electrlc locomotives ..... ....................
5-04. Electric locomotives............................
5-05. Other locomotives ................................
5-6. Total ...... .................................
6. Gross ton-alles of cars, contents. and cabosoes (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotie train ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electrlc loconotiT trains ...........
6-04. Total In electric loconotle train ..................
6-05. Total in other locoeotire and motorc tra ........
6-06. Total In all freight train ............................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and content Inc. in 6-06
7. Net tcn-niles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ...........
8. Train-hours (Incl. train-swtching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burtri steam locomotive-propelled trains .......
8-02. OCl-burnlin stear locoolotvo-proplled train ........
8-03. Diel-electlc locontlve-propelld trains ..........
8-04. Electric locomctive-propelled trained ...............
8-05. Other loconotlve-propclled trained ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averageeper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-lle. ordinary .............................
9-02. Het ton-s les .................................... ...
10. Averages per train-(ile excludingg light trains):
10-01. loconotive-miles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded fright car-ailes ..........................
10-03. Empty freight car-mile ..........................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Grose ton-miles (ecl. locomotives and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles ..................................
11. Gross ton-milea of loconotivee and tenders per locomctive-mile
12. let ton-miles per loaded car-mile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles. eat or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-ailes. west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car- iles. all direction .......
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-mle ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-il s .....................................
14-02. Oroee ton-miles (excl. locootives and tenders) .....

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


222 083

3097 586
35 353 9 89
620 3 29
252 610
39 324 514
21 421
39 345 935
38 903 2 31
442 704

39 329 427
967 263
1393 828
41690516
3 590117
37143543
695 508
261 350

313 190
3 401 410
59 6 29

3774229
995 524

93 393 945
4 708 581

921698
742 272
1663 970
404 160
568 236
972 396
1 325 858
1310 508
2 636 366
39 916
883
3 4'0 8

1143443
163 477
11 527 069
236 941
72 1 3 3
13143063

9 209 620
1 C98 374
107 691 755
2 156 923
849 727
121006 399
237 555
55 290 9 24

172 772
20 007
1 873803
32 771
7166
1 18
2 107 706


5.8
8,299

1.02
42.8
25.0
67.8
3,110
1,421
315
33.2

69.5
56.6
63.1
55.4

18.7
57,411


22.0


222 183

4 983 394
34 991 698
660 738
217 632
40 853 462
22 224.
40 875 686
40 410 911
464 775

40861 246
986 510
1521818
43 369 574
5 677 739
36713959
751645
226 231

511 255
3 368334
62118

3941 707
1 002 811

89 992 776
4 559 607

936 50 6
760 063
1 696 569
389152
573494
962 646
1 325658
1 333 557
2 659 215
41 352
946
3 524

1 596 568
392 588
11 020 182
242 574
63024
13 314936

12 795 994
2 4 95 702
103 250 495
2195 712
736 544
121 474 447
247 588
55157 637

259 742
50 118
1 852 156
34 150
6420
1 259
2 203 045


51 224

1118 308
10 67 168
479 366

12 264 842

12 264 842
12 026 59 C
238 2 52

12 267 2 91
512 6 51
705266
13485208
1 247 473
11 t08 636
529 099


122 827
1 311 530
51 674

1 486 031
320 569

26 358 024
17419 42

308 440
198 090
'506 5 3
94 025
192 511
286 540
402 469
3906 01
793 070
12 586
106
722

402663
8 355
3199 967
156 393

3 767 398

3 037 2 59
90 195
32420099
1 (.06 754

37154 307
44 079
17 398 969

78 246
1131
36 6 73
25 345


741 395


51 527

1612329
10 576 049
521 927

12 710 305

12 710 705
12 470 73 4
239 571

12 712193
532 507
704350
13 949050
1 940 194
11434087
574 769


179998
1 290 6 5
52 963

1 53 646
324 077

25 240 891
1 685 524

309 504
205 078
514 582
90 688
193 884
284 572
400 192
398 962
799 1 54
12 988
122
600

S95 931

3 013 980
150984

3768 895

4 412127

31165 230
1 674 648

37 252005
38 815
17 24 5666

111 7786

623 '72
26 64 3


761 793


EASTERN I
POCAHONTAS REGION INCUI
PO AHONT


1956


7898

685 636
1759 2 67
62 346

2 507 249

2 507249
2 473 328
33 923

2 507 834
85 6 54
114 569
2 709 057
620 944
1817 713
69 400


70 0 55
142 069
2 879

.15 003
25 393

4 203320
224 2 5

67 184
49 964
115 148
34 734
52 939
87 673
101 916
101 903
203 821
2 b 8 C
16
33

392 872

532 9 2i
37904

963 702

3 361815

6 956 o 50
271 475

10 589940
304C
5901 233

40264

94 881
3 5 11


138 656


1955


7 866

881 217
1 567 702
51 653

2 500 572

2 5 00 572
2 457 839
32 733

2 501 422
67 825
111033
2 680 2 0
994 605
1 626 584
56 737
2 354

97 130
121 854
2 860

221 844
22 931

35 05 306
175 936

61 563
50 357
111920
35881
48963
84 844
97 444
99 320
196 764
2 580
15
39

469 850

442 967
32179
1 299
946 295

3 9d0 984

5 783 853
2165 802

9 961 639
3234
5 529 785

54 761

82 102
3028


139 891


1956


59 122

1 03 9 4 .:
12 426 435
541 712

14 772 091

14 772 091
14 499 9 1
272173

14 775 125
598 305
819 835
16 193 26 5
2 168 417
13 426 349
598 499


192 882
1453 599
54 5 53

1701 034
345 962

30 561 344
1 966197

375 624
247 054
622 6 7
128 763
245 4 50
2742 13
504 387
492 504
996 891
15 1 6
122
755

795 535
3 355
3 732 913
194297

4 731100

6 3 99 074
90195
39376 749
1678 229

47744247
47119
3 300 2 C2

118 510
1131
731 554
2B 8 56


680 0 51


[
DI


DISTRICT
DING
AS REGION
1955


59 393

2 4 3 546
12 143 751
573 580

15 210 877

15 210 877
14 938 573
272 '0 4

15 213 615
600 332
815 3: 3
16 6c9 330
2 934 795
13 060 671
631 506
2354

277 126
1 412 539
55 C2 3

1 745 490
347008

28746197
1 861 460

371067
255435
626 5C2
126569
242847
369416
4 97 63 6
498 262
995 918
15 5 8
137
C 3 9
639

1 065 781

3456 947
191 163
1 299
4715190

8373111

36 949 003
1 891 450

47 213 644
42049
'2 775 451

166 539

705 4 74
29671


901 684


37 228

423819
5 463 C71


5 E86 890

5 886 890
5 b52 67
34 323

5 885 919
12 319
84 137
5 982 375
439 675
5 542 7C0



51 69 C
586 4 56


(38 146
161 644

13 977 711
798 .30

126 376
108 665
235 041
65136
74 861
139 997
191 12
183 526
375 038
5 952
22
458

12294 7

1715 015


1 637 962

1 185 956

15 931 735


17 117 6 91
26 657
8 C90 300

29 404

302 2 44



331 648


+. -I + t II +


6.1
8,275

1.02
42.0
23.8
65.8
3,006
1,365
307
32.5

70.6
57.0
63.8
55.2

18.5
55,119

22.2


7.8
11,322

1.04
42.1
23.9
65.9
3,089
1,447
279
34 .3

76.6
50.7
63.9
60.9

16.5
50,114


26.2


8.1
11,156

1.04
41.3
22.8
64.1
2,987
1,383
2".
33.5

77.3
51.4
64.4
60.1

16.7
48,900


26.2


10.4
24,906

1.03
47.0
35.4
82.4
4,282
2,386
356
50.8

65.9
48.0
57.0
57.8

18.1
76,376


22.8


10.5
23,433

1.03
45.3
34.4
79.7
4,037
2,241
353
49.4

63.2
50.7
56.9
55.0

17.9
71,210


23.7


5.2
13,137

1.04
42.9
25.8
68.7
3,293
1,607
292
27.4

74.5
50.2
62.5
60.3

16.8
54,252


25.7


8.4
12,782

1.04
42.0
24.7
66.7
3,161
1,525
284
36.4

7''.6
51.3
62.9
59.2

16.9
52,362


25.8


5.2
7,244

1.00
40.2
23.9
64.1
2,925
1,332
307
34.4

66.0
59.2
b2.7
53.8

17.8
51,614


23.9


5.4
7,401

1.00
40.5
22.9
63.4
2,881
1,362
300
33.6

68.3
59.2
63.8
54.8

17.3
49,358


23.6


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


Statement No. .1 (os-A)
NOVEMBIER956


SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
NO.
1956 1955 1956 1955


36 976

776 622
5 295 C 62


6 071 684

6 071 C8 4
60 86 7
42 817

6071007
20 :12
98 698
61 9 91 7
o12 56
5 377 48



75170
555 749


660 919
162 554

.3 246 C91
771 7 5

133704
110 330
244034
62110
76153
130 263
195 814
186403
382 297
6 141
77
4t80

234 287

1 622 144


1656431

2 386766

14 984472


17 371 238
30 764
8 2C9 778

51 747

300 193



351 940


4.9
6,336

1.02
43.5
24.7
68.2
3,027
1,288
337
2').6

66.6
60.9
63.8
52.1

20.9
62.661


17.6


125 733

669 823
17 464 48 3
78 6 1 7
252 6 1C
18 665 533
21 421
18 86 9 54
18 550 7 4 6
136 208

18 c68 383,
356 639
489 856
19 514 8 7
982 025
18174 4 94
97 009
261 35C

68 618
1361355
5 076

1435 049
487 918

46 54690'
1 943 854

419 696
386 553
606 2 51
210261
247925
458 186
629959
634478
1264 4 37
13 798
739
2195

224 961
155 122
6 079 141
42644
72 133
6 574 001

1 624 5 C
1 009 179
52 383 2 71
279 694
649 727
56 144 461
163 779
23 900 422

24858
18 876
840 005
3 915
7 166
1 187
896 007


5.2
6,404

1.02
42.5
23.L
65.S
2,92t
1,243
328
29.3

68.3
60.8
64.5
52.3

20.6
59,870


18.3


125 814

1713226
17 552 885
87 158
217 632
19 570 901
22 224
19 593125
19 443 471
149 654

19 576 6 24
365 966
607 737
20 550 327
1 930 371
18 275 940
120 139
223 877

158 957
1370046
6295

1535 298
493249

48 OCO 48
1926412

431 735
394298
826033
200 473
254 494
454 967
632 208
648792
1 281 CO0
19 643
732
2 405

296 500
392 588
5 941091
51 411
61 725
6 743 '15

2036117
2 495 7C 2
51 316 940
304 262
736 544
56 889 65
174 775
24172 408

41 456
50 118
846409
4 479
6 4 2 G
1 259
950 21









INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OFI TANSPOT CONOMIC AND MrATISM



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS 1 STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVoN MONTHS ENDED 0 I0TH NOVEMBER 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M.-211 (osA)


ITEM


UNITED STATES


1955


AGGREGATES

1. (ile of road operated at cloe of month .#...................
2. Train-amles (locomotive-propelled ad motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotve-propelled trails ....................
2-02. Diesel-electri locomotlit-propslled trains..........
2-03. electric locomotive-propelled train ................
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled train ...................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ...................
2-06. Motorar-proplled trains ...........................
2-07. Total train-miles ...............................
2-08. 0rdinry ........................................
2-09. Light.........................................
3. Road looomotive-mllee:
3-01. Prlncipal.......................................
3-02. Belper (scludes and trailio units) ........
3-03. Light ............... ... ......... ...
3-04. Total locomotiv-ile ...............................
3-05. Total, st only ...................................
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total. electric only .............................
3-08. Total, other ........................... .........
Trais-switchlag locomotlve-riles:
3-09. Steam loco otli s .....................................
3-10. Diesel-eleotrto locootives..........................
3-11. Electric locorotives................. ......
3-12. Other locomotive ...................................
3-13. Total............................ .........
3-14. Miles initial and final terinals inol. In 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ........................ ........... ... .. .
3-16 Tain tohin.................................
4. COraills (tbousande):
4-01. Loaded. *ast or north ............................
4-02. Loaded, ot or south .............................
4-03. Loaded total ... .............................
4-04. Ixpty,. ast or north.............................
4-05. Epty, west or uuth .............................
4-06. Epty, total....................................
4-07. Loaded and mpty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded a&I mpt7, vest or outh......................
4-09. Loaded and empty. total..........................
4-10. Caboose. all directions ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrylog oars. all direction .............
4-12. Other pasenger-train care, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-mlle of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnng steam locomottve .......................
5-02. 011-barteni steam locoaotives ......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ..........................
5-04. Electric locootives.............................
5-05. Other locomotives ............................. ......
5-06. Total ............................................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents. aod cab oses (thoue):
6-01. Total in ooal-burning st am locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-brning stsaa locomotive trains.........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locootive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomtive trains .................
6-0. Total in other loooaottv and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total In all freight trains .........................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents ncl. In 6-06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrsvenus (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-svatching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled train .......
8-02. 011-burning stema locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propsllod trains ..........
8-04. Electric locotctlve-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled train ..................
8-06. potoroar-proplled trai .........................
8-07. Total train-hours ...............................

AVERAGES

9. Averages per mile of road per day:
9-01. Trai-il ordary.............................
9-02. Net ton-ails............... ....................
10. Averages psr train-mile (excluding light traint:
10-01. loconotive-lmles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-ile.........................
10-03. Empty freight car-ail s.............. .......
10-04. Total freight car-mlles (excluding caboo) .........
10-05. Gross ton-iles (excl. locomotives and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-ils ....................................
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotives and tenders per locoactive-mile
12. Bet ton-ailes per loaded car-ile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01 Percent of total car-miles, ast or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-ailes, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles. all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-ailes ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-iles ....................................
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives ad tenders) .....

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


5.8
8,245

1.03
43.1
24.0
67.1
3,101
1,422
313
33.0

72.1
56.4
64.2
55.9

18.6
56,899

21.8


5.8
7,980

1.02
42.9
23.4
66.
3,034
1,378
309
32.1

72.2
57.1
64.6
55.7

18.6
55,917

22.1


EASTERN DISTRICT


222269 222 312

37065 202 52670497
389 495981 372103131
6989865 7177357
2 685 041 2 338 215
436236089 434289204
236 232 263 902
436472 321 434 553 106
431675 241 429877161
4 797 080 4675945

436295789 434348884
11118 784 10 873 807
15845111 16358 473
463259684 461581 164
43069128 60493865
409422 121 390394973
7995 764 8266 156
2 772 671 2 426168

3919 594 5 591 371
37367617 34858511
618683 636383
571
41905 894 41086 836
11068728 10168186

1020451180 962772904
51674821 47477091

10400093 10 270616
8 204122 8165296
18604215 18 435 912
4018978 3 958 002
6337327 6123877
10 356 305 10 081 87
14419071 14228618
14541449 14289173
28 960520 28 517791
441 924 439 585
10 5 47 12 603
47 852 48471

13 318833 17 030270
2 063 763 4077470
125914073 118249700
2734020 2727339
767 897 674 728
144 798586 142759507

107 275359 139 564899
13912115 2443153 7
1 182 790 9621 107103 303
24 890 984 25 061 001
9 729 534 7 975 542
S138 598 9541304136 282
3 199 863 3 415 800
613952 157 592 502 658

2 065 753 274.320
281 874 502 1 52
20714101 19620582
372 284 369 778
78583 70992
13 329 15 773
23 525 924 23 322 597


7.8
11,159

1.05
41.9
23.4
65.3
3,061
1,430
276
34.1

78.0
50.5
64.2
60.5

16.6
49,879


25.7


1955


51 288

14014933
117 153246
5 358 579

136 526 758

136 526 758
134 062 475
2 464 283

136549179
6010 537
7661937
150 2216 53
17120 312
127 140 371
5 960 970


1490837
14223355
526576

16 240 768
3563745

264 425 316
18995794

3405 077
2220761
5625 838
959278
2 173230
3 132 508
4 364 355
4 393 991
8 758346
139 946
1 378
8 489

5 252 284
68937
34 455 541
1750178

41 526 940

38946816
779 073
152 075 338
18 520 767

410 321994
536 244
191 723622

963837
10 511
6 968 680
283 363


8 226 391


7.7
10,574

1.04
41.9
23.0
64.9
2,988
1,374
275
32.8

77.5
51.5
64.6
60.2

16.8
49,477


26.6


POCAHONTAS REGION


1956 1955


i I i i i


7874

9 311 345
16180 786
547737
12 130
26 051 998

26 051 998
25698680
353 318

26 061 427
823995
120513 4
28 090 5 56
10 669 126
16 796512
604 736
20 182

1070318
1206463
30065
133
2 306 979
25 703


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUIDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


59 183

22598981
136124 612
6026043

164 749 636

164 749 636
161890 425
2 859 211

164 779 561
6935935
9008301
160 723 797
27 082 495
146 931720,
6 699 824
9 758

2 396 478'
15 694141
559 957

18 650 576
3 819 967


51 558

17466 003
111707704
5627205

134 800 912

134 800 912
132 505 888
2 295 024

134 819 538
5 681713
7146809
147 648 060
20828484
120567697
6 251 879


1 969 589
13707569
539 238

16 216 396
3460388

268 400 089
17 920 022

3 344 694
2210 92 5.
5 55 619
969 695
2078641
3 048 336
4 314 389
4 289 566
8 603 9 55
137419
1543
7540

6 361 744

32 432 562
1768957

40 563 263

47 756 966

329 064 239
19 059 585

295 88079C
489 818
182 089 631

1177647

6 536 569
287100


8 001 316


7895.

8 584 048
18 971 366
667464

28 222 878

28 222 878
27 827950
394 928

28 230 382
925 398
1346 364
30 502 144
9962183
19 791 349
738 854
9758

905641
1470786
333681

2 409 808
256 222

43887692
2255953

739745
542 825
1282 570
371 369
578866
950 235
1111114
1 121691
2232805
29 061
181
350

4 737516

5589 378
415579
5 388
10 747 861

39 976 493

73123910
2 848 213

115 948616
32 573
64 386 069

522 715

1009 399
38302


1570 416



10.5
24,344

1.03
46.1
34.1
80.2
4,167
2,314
352
50.2

66.6
48.4
57.4
57.7

18.0
73,833


22.9


9.8
22,032

1.03
46.4
33.5
79.9
4,081
2,255
352
48.6

63.5
52.7
58.0
54.4

18.0
72,295


23.9


4144 822
2 763586
6 908 408
1 330647
2 752096
4082743
5 475 469
5 515 682
10 991151
169 007
1559
8 839

9 989 800
68937
40044919
2 165757
5 388
52 274 801

78 923 30 9
779 073
425 199 248
21 368 980

526 270610
568 817
256 109 691

1486552
10 511
7 978 079
321665


9 796 807


8.2
12,918

1.04
42.7
25.2
67.9
3,251
1,582
239
37.1

75.7
50.1
62.9
60.o

16.8
53,719

25.2


59 432

26777348
127 888 490
6174 942
12 130
160 852 910

160 852 910
158 204 568
2 648 342

160 880 965
6 505 708
8 351 943
175 738 616
31497610
137 364 209
6 856 615
20 182

3 039 907
14 914 032
569 303
133
18 523 375
3 686 091

305 120 107
19 671 749

3 992 422
2754664
6747086
1 342 678
2 566 866
3 909 544
5 335 100
5 321530
10656 630
164 378
1743
7916

11261 320

37063485
2107626
11 1411
50 443 5 72

90 832 901

358 427223
21 440 155
66 686
500 766 965
524 563
240 031 646'

1755101

7 378 061
318 260
699

9 452 121


8.0
12,092

1.04
42.6
24.7
67.3
3,165
1,517
287
35.6

74.8
51.8
63.3
59.2

17.0
52,979

26.2


SOUTHERN REGION

1956 1955


37241

4625587
61069495


65 695 082

65 695 082
65 243 574
451 508

65685709
18246 9
1000403
66868 581
4831480
62 037 101


560 860
6627149


7188 009
1866108

155090735
8 952 871

1465400
1 192 062
2657462
637427
856 801
1 494 228
2102827
2048 863
4 151690
66 575
722
6 379

1388 304

19028226


20416530

13 544 292

L76 243181

L89 787 473
395 236
89 451 411

315 219

3 397 553


3712772


5.2
7,170

1.00
40.7
22.9
63.6
2,909
1,371
305
33.7

69.7
58.2
64.0
55.1

17.7
51,117


23.9


i i I I i


5.1
6,941

1.00
41.4
22.7
64.1
2,898
1,354
,3C
32.7

70.6
58.3
64.5
55.5

17.5
50,430


23.0


WESTERN DISTRICT


-r


4.9
6,366

1.02
44.2
23.4
67.6
3,044
1,312
334
29.7

70.0
60.9
65.4
53.0

20.6
62,152


17:8


1955


-r


5.0
6,343

1.02
43.5
22.7
66.2
2,975
1,280
330
29.4

70.6
60.9
65.7
53.2

20.5
60,587


18.0


GPO 919245


Pac 2


ITEM
NO.


Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period.
S Excludes awltching time of train locomotive at Initial and final terailnals.


I I


I 1 1


1


I


i


37014

8119 803
55705138


63 824 941

63824941
63 397 315
427626

3 819 506
197271
1024834
65 041 611
8 502 158
56 539 4 53


794219
5883369


6 677580
1649 272

139 451 136
7 782 872

1454 389
1166 813
2 621202
605 907
834 621
1440528
2 060 296
2 001 434
4061730
64 572
774
6407

2446947

17 079 280


19 526 227

24958 922

58 754 5 54


183713476
423 647
65 809 343

518 201

3124721



3 642 922


125845

9840634
192 301874
963822
2 685 041
205 791 371
236 232
206027603
204 541'242
1 486 361

205 830 51 9
4 000 380
5836407
215 667 306
11155153
200 453 300
1295940
2 762 913

962 256
15046 327
58726

16 067 309
5 382 653

537 047 437
21470203

4 789 871
4248474
9038345
2050904
2728430
4 779 334
6840775
6976904
13817679
206 342
8266
32 634

1940 72 9
1 994 82 6
66840928
568263
762 509
72107 255

14807758
13133 042
581348533
3 522 004
9 729 534
622 540 871
2235 810
268 391 055

263982
271 363
9 338 469
50 61 9
78 583
13329
10016345


125 866

17773346
188 509 503
1002 415
2 326 089
209 611 353
263 902
209 875 2 55
208 275 278
1 599 977

509 648 413
4170 828
6 981 696
220800937
20 494 097
196 491 311
1 409 543
2 405 986

1757245
14 061110
67080
438
15885 873
4832 823

518 201661
20 022 470

4823805
4243819
9067624
2 009 417
2 72 390
4 731807
6833 22
6 966 209
13 799 431
210635
10 086
34148

3 322 003
4077470
64 106 935
619 713
663 587
72 789 708

23 773 076
24431537
5-9 921526
3 620 846
7 908 8 56
619 655 841
2467590
266 661669

470 018
502 152
9 117800
51 518
70 293
15 773
10227554


36 720 018 '28 313 008
1751727 21251747


647728
543739
1191 467
372 983
488 22 5
861200
1020711
1031964
2052 675
26 959
200
376

4 899576

4 630 923
338 669
11 141
9 880 309

43075935

-9 362 984
2 380 570
66 686
.04886175
34745
)7 942 015

577454

841492
31 160
699

1450 805


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3


ITEM


AVERAGES

9. Averaeeper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train- iles, ordinary ................................
9-02. let ton-miles .................................... ...
10. Average per train-nile (excluding light train.):
10-01. Locomotive-lles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-all ............................
10-43. Empty freight car-mles ..........................
10-04. Total freight car-mile. excludingn caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-elles (excl. locomotive and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton- miles .......................................
11. Gross toD-miles of locomotives and tenders per locooctive-mile
12. Set ton-allse per loaded car-lle............................
13. Car-ile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-liles. east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-lles, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-atlles, l1 directions ......
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-iles ...........
14. erage per train-hor:
14-01. Tral-amlle .........................................
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locootives and tenders) .....

15. Percent train-wltchine bour at way station of
total train-bor. ......................................


III111ii 1111111111111111111111111111111111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION VFL O
1262 08851 8799 avURaU OF TRANSPORT oONOC AND TrATISCS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STAT
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways MAR 11 1957

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED) =0

COR ThL r.cOTH OF DECE4BLRn 1956 Ar"D 1955 \C


UNITED STATES


1956


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-lles (loeomotive-propelled ad motorcar trains):
2-01. Stesa locosotlve-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electr locootive-propelld train..........
2-03., llctric locootive-propelled train ................
2-04. Other locootlve-propelled tran ....................
2-05. Total locootive-propelled trains...................
2-06. otorar-proplld trai ........................
2-07. Total train-il ....................................
2-08. Ordinary ...................... .................
2-09. Light .................... ... ...... ..
3. Road locosotIve-alle:
3-01. Principal......................................
3-02. Belper (seclude* "B" ad trailing A uat) .........
3-03. Liht ................ ....... ... ... ..
-0 Total loco tiv l ............................
3-05. Total. te only ........... ................
3-06. Total, diesl-electric only ..........................
3-07. Totl. electric only ..............................
3-08. otal, other....................................
Train-eltchiag locoaotive-ailes:
3-09. Ste locow ti ....................................
3-10. Dies1l-electrlc locootvlrs..........................
3-11. Electric locomotives .................................
3-12. Other locomotive................................
13. Tota.. ............................... .. ..
3-14. Miles Initial and final terminal Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-electric unit *iles:
3-15. Road.... .......................................
3-16. Train switchigo ..................................
4. Cur-liles (thonusnds):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, vt or south............................
4-03. Loaded, total....................................
-04. l.pty, east or north ..............................
4-05. pty. vest or uth......................... ...
4-06. Empty, total ....................................
4-07. Loaded and epty, east or north .....................
4-08. Loaded andi epty, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and pty,total ...........................
4-10. Caboose, all directon...........................
4-11. Passengr carrying cas, all direction .............
4-12. Other pauneer-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross tona-alle of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning ste locootives ......................
5-02. 0il-buroing steam loco otives .................. ...
5-03. Diesel-*elctric loconotles........................
5-04. Electric locootive.................................
5-05. Other loco.otrve ..................................
5-06. Total ........... ........ ..... ...............
6. Oross to-alles of care, contents, and caboose (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steal. locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-bu-rnlng tsa 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 n all freight train ..........................
6-07. Total of pas. train care and contents incl. n 6-06
7. Net ton-mlles, rersooe and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-h our (Incl. train-switching hours at say stations):
8-01. Coal-buming steal locomotive-propelled train .......
8-02. Oil-burning *team locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locootle-proplled train ..........
8-04. Electric locomotive-propelled train ................
8-05. Other loconotive-proplled trains ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trained ............................
8-0?. Total trais-hour ....................................


5.6
7,863

1.02
42.3
25.5
67.8
3,094
1,400
317
33.1

69.0
55.7
62.3
55.5

19.1
58,300

21.0


1955


221 977

2 727 703
35 467 35 9
613 166
257 300
39 065 528
21 936
39 087 46 4
38659 938
427 526

39 066 717
977 218
1 374 39 6
41 420 333
3199300
37 261 311
694129
265 593

265 914
3 225 233
51092

3 542 639
955 588

94 557 6 6
4 496 516

906 407
726 45 3
1 632 860
406 079
576 800
986 879
1314 486
1 305 253
2 619 739
39 506
637
4000

1071098
92 532
11654131
229 635
73 281
13120 877

8 376 209
613 703
107 545 754
2 130 031
939 694
119 605 391
268314
54 107 64 3

157 120
10 596
1 841 835
33 224
7 560
1213
2051548


EASTERN DISTRICT IPOCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT .
INCUI ING SOUtN REGI
POCAHONTAS REGION


4 4 F r 4


1956


222 095

4690 89
35 456585
609 046
233 573
40 990063
22 701
41012 764
40 544807
467 957

40 99407 9
1008650
1544 303
43 547 032
5 398 328
37 205 618
699964
243122

467240
3 292 40 9
59058

3818707
964 912

91036034
4465715

928 960
734128
1663088
393449
578 928
972 377
1 322 409
1 313 056
2 635 465
41 595
971
4 263

1573573
306746
11 134 203
229 551
67 325
13 311398

12 159 32 9
1822 476
102 837 336
2 025 114
8073 92
119 652187
292 07 9
53 652 232

256593
41 351
1 864 420
32 216
6 861
1 209
2 202 650


1955


51 214

108702 4
10 715139
472 17 8

12 274 3 41

12 274 341
12 045 30 6
229 03 5

12 275 207
518 278
696 510
13 491 995
1312 396
11650 755
526 84 4


113 407
1 245 97
44 20 8

1 402 91 2
319 033

26 592 761
1654315

308 123
190 751
496 874
99 968
206 452
306 420
408 091
397 20 3
805 294
12 674
108
710

404 482

3 239469
152 264

3 796 215

2 874 581

32 551255
1 554 937

36 980 773
41 428
16 944129

72 769

631258
25 936


729 965


1955


1956


1955


1956


1955


WESTERN DISTRICT


1955


+ I I 4 I------------- 4 -- I _


51 378

1 589 857
10 864 359
471 88 6

12 926 104

12 926104
12 700 014
226090

12 927376
543892
724765
14 196033
1 928163
11 747 674
520196


173 200
1275542
50766

1 499508
318 28 7

25 678 903
1667715

313274
197 391
51066 5
97 168
203529
3006 9 7
410 442
400 920
811362
13 252
10 9
690

584921

3073777
143709

3 802 407

4 157 156

31 501 291
1 488 085

37146 532
44 506
16 914 853

109636

641 022
24 800


775 458


7 898

677 423
1 802 280
63 498

2 543201

2 543201
2 507 94 9
35 252

2 543 660
78162
110 84 5
2 732 667
812 592
1 848 854
71178
43

64 766
135 668
2836

203270
21 668

4 435 621
223 838

70 64 6
43 925
114 571
35 24 6
56 64 6
93 892
105 892
102 571
208 463
2612
14
42

390 768

560 374
36 263
24
987 429

3 265 32 4

7 090 020
281 571

10 636 915
3156
5 794 823

39 575

95 554
3473


138 602


7 891

917 343
1630 365
55 676

2 603 384

2 603 384
2 561 464
41 920

2 604 051
91 078
133 478
2 828 607
1 063 061
1701933
62595
1018

100 103
121 346
2953

224 402
23 743

3 650 392
178727

65 223
46 283
111 506
33 947
51 307
85 254
99 170
97 590
196760
2686
16
67

497 542

462 042
35 816
563
995 963

4 067 125

5 703 536
246 584

10017 245
4 304
5479756

59 820

85 582
3 353


148755


59 112

1764447
12 517 41 9
535 676

14 817 542

14 817542
14 553255
264 287

14 818 667
596 440
809 355
16 224 662
2124988
13 499 009
600022
43

176 173
1 380 96 5
47 044

1606182
340 701

31028382
1878153

378 769
234 076
613 445
135 214
265098
400 31 2
513 983
499 774
1013757
15 286
122
752

795 250

3 799 84 3
186 527
24
4 783 044

6 139 905

39 641275
1 836 50 8

47 617 688
44 584
22 738 952

112 344

726 81 2
29 411


868 567


59 26 9

2 507 200
12494724
527 564

15 529488

15529 488
15 261478
268 010

15 531427
634970
858243
17 024 640
2 991224
13 449607
582791
1018

273303
1 396 888
53719

1 723 910
342 030

29 329 295
1846442

378497
243 674
622171
131115
254 636
385 95i
509 612
498 510
1 008 122
15 938
125
757

1082463

3 535 819
179 525
563
4 798 370

8 224 281

37 204 827
1 73466 9

47163777
48 810
22 394 609

169 456

726 604
28 153


924 213


37 221

396 60 5
5631749


6028354

6028354
5 985275
43079

6 027 531
13 51 3
90 975
6 132 019
411055
5 720 964



45 61 8
576 330


621 948
167 475

14 517 665
776 563

126 962
109 261
236 223
69 557
84 119
153 676
196 519
193380
389 899
6 131
36
81 5

115 588

1776 796


1 892 384

1 106 853

16 299 04 3


17405896
45 904
7 986 978

26 780

303 631



330 411


36 971

780040
5 589 641


6 969 681

6 369 681
6 316206
53 475

6 368942
22238
106 312
6 497 492
816 234
5 681258



74 910
599 980


674 890
169 383

13 953 304
788067

139 968
110702
250 670
65717
87253
152 970
205685
197 955
403640
6 461
78
717

235577

1 708775


1 944 352

2 308 821

15 772 883


18 081 704
44865
8 386 396

51 204

312 564



363768


125 644

566 651
17 316191
77 490
257 300
16 219 63 2
21 93 6
18 241568
18 121408
120 160

18 222 319
367 265
47406 8
19 063 652
663257
18 040 736
94 107
265 550

42123
1 267 93 8
4048

1 314 709
447 412

49 011579
1 841 800

400676
382 51 6
783 192
203 30 8
229 583
432 691
603 984
612 099
1 216 083
16 089
079
2433

160 260
92 53 2
6 077 4 9 2
41308
73 25 7
6 444 849

1129 451
613 703
51 605 436
293523
939 694
54 581 807
177 826
23 381 713

17 996
10 596
811392
3 813
7560
1213
852 570


+1 + I 1 4 4 F + 4 4


5.9
7,793

1.02
41.0
24.0
65.0
2,951
1,323
306
32.3

70.2
55.9
63.1
55.9
18.6
54,322


21.6


7.6
10,673

1.04
41.4
25.4
66.8
3,070
1,407
281
34.0


48.0
61.9
61.8

16.8
50,661

24.7


8.0
10,620

1.04
40.2
23.7
63.9
2,925
1,332
268
33.1

76.3
49.2
62.9
61.3

16.7
47,903

25.4


10.2
23,668

1.03
45.7
37.4
83.1
4,241
2,311
'61
50.6

66.7
42.8
55.0
61.7

18.3
2176,.8744

21.8


10.5
22,401

1.04
43.5
33.3
76.8
3,911
2,139
352
49.1

65..
47.4
56.7
58.5

17.5
67,341


22.5


7.9
12,409

1.04
42.2
27.5
69.7
3,272
1,562
295


47.0
60.5
61.7

17.1
54,823


24.3


8.3
12,189

1.04
40.8
25.3
66.1
3,090
1,467
282
36.0

74.3
48.9
61.7
60.3

16.8
51,031

24.9


5.2
6,922

1.00
39.4
25.7
65.1
2,908
1,334
309
33.8
64.6
56.5
60.6
53.7

18.2
52,680

22.9


5.5
7,317

1.00
39.7
24.2
63.9
2,863
1,328
299
33.5

68.0
55.9
62.1
55.8

17.5
49,707


23.2


'.7
6,003

1.02
43.2
23.9
67.1
3,012
1,290
338
29.9

66.3
62.5
64.4
51.2

21.4
64,020


17.0


4.9
5,862

1.02
41.7
22.8
64,5
2,868
1,206
328
28.9

67.6
61 .
64.6
51.9

20.9
59,482


17.-


S Excludes switching time of train locomotive at initial and final terminals.


Statemat No. IML-2l (08-A)

DECEMBER 1956


ITEM
NO.


I -. I- I79


I 1 1 I L


I 1 _


125 855

1403619
17 372 220
81 482
233 573
19090894
22 701
19 113595
18967123
146 472

19093710
351442
579748
20 024 900
1590 670
18074753
117173
242104

119027
1295541
5339

1419 907
453499

47 753 435
1831206

410495
379752
790 247
196617
236839
433456
607112
616591
1 223703
19 196
768
2789

255533
306746
5 889609
50026
66762
6 568 676

1 626 227
1822476
49 859 626
290 445
807 932
54406706
198 404
22 871 22 7

35 933
41 5351
825 252
4 063
6861
1209
914 669


I I I I v I I I










INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATIC


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 111 reports of freight train statistics representing 116 railways

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECI.MBER 1956 and 1955


Stateet No. M-21ll (OS-A)


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Mileo of road operated at close of month 0....................
2. Tralt-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar train):
2-01. Stem locomotive-proplled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electrlc locomottre-prop.lled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotlte-propelld train .................
2-04. Other looomotiv-propelled traisl ....................
2-05. Total locolotive-propelled tralns ....................
2-06. Motorcr-propelled train ............................
2-07. total trase- miles ....................................
2-08. Ordinary ..............................................
2-09. Light.............................................
3. Road locoottve-.ll.s:
3-01. Principal ................. ......................
3-02. Belpar ((eclodee *B* ad trlaling *A' uIt) .........
3-03. Light ..........................................
-04. Total locomott-lo ...............................
3-05. Totalsteam on ly.................................
3-06. Total, diesll-slectric only ........................
3-07. Total. electric only ..............................
3-08. Total. other...... .............................
Tra.la-evitchina loconotil-alles:
3-09. Stem- locoeotives................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootives ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotives .................................
3-12. Other locomotive ....................................
3-13. Total...........................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. In 3-13 ......
Dilesl-electric unit siles:
3-15. oa d ..............................................
3-16. Train aithing......................................
4. Csr-mile thousandss):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ...............................
4-02. Loaded, vest or south ...............................
-03. L ded, total ... ....................................
4-O0. lpt. east or north .............................
4-05. tEpty, vt or soutb .............................
4-06. mpty. total....................................
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................
4-08. Loaded and .ty. vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded sad epty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose, all direction ..............................
4-11. Passenger carryi g car,. 1lI directions ..............
4-12. Other piseoner-tralt care, all direction ...........
5. Oroas tom-mlles of road locomotives and tender (thous):
5-01. Coal-burinl steam locomotives .......................
5-02. Oll-buarn g team locomotives .......................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .........................
5-0.. Electric locomotvl .................................
5-05. Other locomotives ...................................
5-06. Total .............................................
6. oross ton-males of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-bOuuig steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oll-burning stem locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-eleotric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total to electric locoaotlve trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and sotorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight traln ...........................
6-07. Total of pass. train car sand contents Incl. In 6-06
7. et tona-mile. revmen sad oonre ane (thousan t) ............
8. Trali-houre (Incl. trala-switchinl hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-bornin steam locootive-propelled traino .......
8-02. 011-borolin stem locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locootive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled train ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train ............................
8-07. Total trlat-hours ..................................

AVERAGES

9. kAoragesper llo of road per day:
9-01. Tral-iles, ordinary .............................
9-02. Net ton-mlles...................................
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light train.):
10-01. locomotlve-miles principala l d helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-les ............................
10-03. Empty freight car-ai. .............................
10-04. Total freciht eu-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives sad tenders) .....
10-06. lot toot.les ......................................
11. Gross tooa-t les of locomotive and tenders per locomotive-ile
12. lt ton-mlles per loaded car-ile ............................
13. Car-mile ratlos: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-ulle, uet or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, vest or south ..........
13-03. rercet of total ear-ilo, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent ast or north of total ar-alls ............
14. Average per traa-hebr:
14-01. Trals-lles ....................................
14-02. oroe toa-mles (encl. locomotive and teders) .....

15. Percent traln- itching hours at way stations of
total trait-hlous .....................................


UNITED STATES


1956 1955


222 242 222 295

39 792 905 57 361356
424963957 407559716
7 603031 7 786 403
2 942 341 2 571 792
475 302 234 475 279267
258168 286603
475 560 402 475 565 870
470335796 470421968
5 224 606 5 143 902

475 364 506 475 342 963
12 090 002 11 882 457
17 219 509 17 902776
504 680 017 505 128 196
46 268 428 65 b92 193
446683432 427600591
8 689 893 8 966 122
3 038 264 2 669 290

4 185 508 6 058 611
40 592 850 38 150 920
670 375 695441
571
45448733 44905543
12024316 11133098

1115 008 8061053 808 938
56 169 638 51942 806

11 306 500 11199576
8 930 575 8 899 424
20 237 075 20099 000
4 427 057 4 351451
6 916 127 6 702 805
11343184 11054256
15 733 557 15 551027
lb846702 15602229
31 580 f259 31153 256
481430 481180
11 384 13574
51 852 52 734

14389931 18603843
2 156 295 4 384 216
137 568 204 129 383 903
2 963 855 2 956 890
841178 742053
157 919463 156 070 905

115 651 568 151 724228
14 525 818 26 254013
L 290 336 7161 209 702 762
27 021 015' 27086115
10 669 228 8 783 474
I 458 204 34511423 550 59
3468178 3 707 931
668 059800 646 154 890

2 222 873 2 999 913
292 470 543 503
22 555751 21485008
405 508 401994
86 143 77 853
14 542 16 92
25 577 287 25 525 253


5.8
8,213

1.03
43.0
24.1
67.1
3,100
1,420
313
33.0

71.9
56.4
64.1
55.9
18.6
57,012

21.8


5.8
7,964

1.02
42.7
23.5
66.2
3,026
1,374
309
32.1

72.0
57.0
64.5
55.7

18.6
55,770

22.1


EASTERN DISTRICT
EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955


51 283

15 101 957
127 869 002
5 830 757

146 801 716

148 801 716
146 108 398
2 693 318

148 824 386
6 528 815
8 360 447
163 713 648
18 432 708
138 791126
6 489 814


1 604 244
15 46b 652
570 784

17 643 680
3 882 778

311 018077
20 650 109

3 713 200
2 411 512
6 124 712
1 059246
2 379682
3 438 928
4 772 446
4 791194
9 563 640
152 620
1 486
9 199

5 656 766
68 937
37 695 010
1 902 442

45 323 155

41 821 397
779073
384 626 593
20 075 704

447 302 767
577 672
208 667 751

1 036 606
10 511
7 599 938
309 301


8 956 356


7.8
11,117

1.04
41.9
23.5
65.4
3,061
1,428
277
34.1

77.8
50.3
64.0
60.6

16.6
49,942


25.6


51545

19 055 860
122 572 063
6 099 093

147 727 016

147 727 016
145 205 902
2 521114

147 746 914
6 225 605
7 871574
161 844093
22 756647
132 315 371
6 772075


2 142 78 9
14 983111
590004

17 715 904
3 778 675

294 078 992
19 587 737

3 657 968
2 408 316
6 066 284
1066863
2 282 170
3349033
4 724 831
4 690486
9 415 317
150671
1652
8230

6 946 665

35 506 339
1 912 666

44 365 670

51 914122

360 565 530
20 547 670

433 027 322
534 324
199 004 484

1 287 2d3

7 177 591
311 900

8 776 774


7.7
10,578

1.04
41.8
23.0
64.8
2,982
1,370
274
32.8

77.4
51.3
64.4
60.3

16.8
49,338

26.5


7 895

9 261 471
20 773 646
730 962

30 766 079

30 766 079
30 335 899
430 180

30 774 042
1 003 560
1 457 209
33 234 811
10 774 775
21 640 203
810 032
9801

970 407
1 606 454
36 217

2 613 078
277 890

48 323 313
2 479791

810 391
586 750
1 397 141
406 615
637 512
1 044127
1 217 006
1 224 262
2 441 268
31 673
195
392

5 128 284

6 149 752
451 842
5412
11 735 290

43 241 817

80 213 930
3 129784

126 585 531
35 729
70 180 892

562 290

1 104 953
41 775

1 709 018


10.5
24,288

1.03
46.1
34.4
80.5
4,173
2,313
353
50.2

66.6
47.9
57.2
58.o

18.0
74,069

22.8


7 875

10 228 688
17 811151
603 413
12 130
28 655 382

28 655 382
28 260 144
395 238

28 665 478
915 073
1 338 612
30 919 163
11 732187
18 498 445
667 331
21200

1 170 421
1 327 809
33 018
133
2 531381
249 446

40 370 410
1930454

712 951
590022
1 302 973
406 930
539 532
946 462
1 119 881
1129 554
2 249 435
29 645
216
443

5 397118

5 092 965.
374 485
11 704
10 876 272

47 143 060

65 066 520
2 627 154
66 686
L14 903 420
39 049
63 421 771

637 274

927074
34 513
699

1 599 560


9.8
22,065

1.03
46.1
33.5
79.6
4,066
2,244
352
48.7

63.7
52.2
57.9
54.7

17.9
71,834

23.8


59178

24 363 428
146 642 648
6 561719

179 567 795


59 420

29 284 548
140 383 214
6 702 506
12 130
176 382 398


179 567 795 176 382 398
176 444 297 173466046
3123 498 2 916 352


179 598 428
7 532 375
9 817 b56
196 948 459
29 207 483
160 431 329
7 299 846
9 801

2 574 651
17 075 106
607 001

20 256758
4 160 668

359 341390
23 129 900

4 523 591
2 998 262
7 521 853
1465 861
3 017 194
4 483055
5 989 452
6 015 456
12 004 908
184 L93
1 681
9 591

10 785 050
68 937
43 844 762
2 354 284
5 412
57 058 445

85 063 214
779 073
464 840 523
23 205 488

573 888 298
613 401
278 848 643

1 596896
10 511
8 704 891
351076


10 665 374


8.1
12,874

1.04
42.6
25.4
68.0
3,253
1,580
290
37.1

75.5
49.8
62.7
60.1

16.8
53,809

25.2


176 412 392
7 140678
9 210 186
192 763 256
34 488 834
150 813 816
7 439 406
21200

3 313 210
16 310 920
623 022
133
20 247 285
4 028 121

334 449 402
21518191

4 370919
2 998 338
7 369 257
1 473 793
2 821702
4295 495
5 844 712
5 820040
11 664 752
180 316
1 868
8673

12 343 783

40 599 304
2 287151
11704
55 241942

99 057 182

425 632 050
23174 824
66 686
547 930 742
573 373
262 426 255

1 924 557

8 104 665
346 413
699

10 376 334


8.0
12,100

1.04
42.5
24.7
67.2
3,159
1,513
287
35.6

74.8
51.5
63.2
59.3

17.0
52,806


26.1


37 238

5 022 192
66 701 244

71 723 436

71 723 436
71 228 849
494 587

71 713 240
195 982
1091 378
73 000 600
5 242 535
67 758 065


606 478
7 203 479


7 809957
2 033 583

169 608 400
9 729 434

1 592 362
1 301 323
2 893 685
706 984
940 920
1 647 904
2 299 346
2 242 243
4 541 589.
72 706
758
7 194

1 503 892

20 805 022


22 308 914

14 651 145

192 542 224


207 193 369
441 151
97 438 389

341 999

3 701 184


4 043183


5.2
7,149
1.00
40.6
23.2
o3.8
2,909
1,368
306
33.7

69.3
58.0
63.7
55.0

17.7
51,245

23.8


37 011

8 899 843
61 294 779


70 194 622

70 194 622
69 713 521
481 101

70 188 448
219 509
1131146
71 539 103
9 318 392
62 220 711



869 129
6 483 349
-I
7 352 478
1 818 655

L53 404 440,
8 570 93 9

1 594357
1 277 515
2 871 872
671624
921 874
1593498
2 265 981
2 199389
4 465 370
71033
852
7 124

2 682 524

18 788055


21470 579

27 267 743

174 527 437

201 795 180
468 512
94195 739

569 405

3 437 285



4 006 690


5.2
6,973

1.00
41.2
22.9
64.1
2,895
1,351
300
32.8

70.4
58.1
64.3
55.5
17.5
50,365

23.0


125 826

10 407 285
209 620 065
1 041 512
2 942 341
224 011 003
258168
224 269171
222 662 650
1 606 521

224 052 838
4 367 045
6 310 475
234 730 958
11 818 410
218 494 038
1 390 047
3 028463

1 004 379
16 314 265
63 374

17 382 018
5 830 065

586 059016
23 310 304

5 190 547
4 630 990
9 821 537
2 254 212
2 958 013
5 212 225
7 444 759
7 589003
15 033 762
224 431
8 945
35 067

2 100 969
2 087 358
72 918 420
609 571
835 766
78 552 104

lb 937 209
13 746 745
632 953 969
3 815 527
10 669 228
677 122 678
2 413 626
291 772 768

281 978
281 959
10 149 676
54 432
86 143
14 542
10 868 730


4.8
6.336

1.02
44.1
23.4
67.5
3,041
1,310
335
29.7

69.7
61.0
65.3
52.8

20.6
62,300


17.7


125 864

19 176 965
205 881723
1083 897
2 559 662
228 702 247
286603
228 988 850
227 242 401
1746 449

228 742 123
4 522 270
7 561444
240 825 837
22084 967
214 566 064
1 526 716
2 648090

1 876 272
15 356 651
72 419
438
17 305 780
5 286 322

565 955 096
21853676

5 234 300,
4 623 571
9 857 871,
2 206034
2 959 22 9
5 165263
7 440 334
7 582 800
15 023134
229 831
10 854
36 937

3 577 536
4 384216
69 996 544
669 73 9
730349
79 358 384

25 399 303
26 254 013
609 543275
3 911291
8 716 788
673 824 670
2 666 046
289 532 896

505 951
543 503
9 943058
55 561
77 154
16 962
11142 22 9


4.9
6,302

1.02
43.4
22.7
66.1
2,965
1,2L74
330
29.4

70.4
61.0
65.6
53.1

20.6
60,475

18.0


__ _ __ _ __ _ __ _L _ I _ __I ___ __ __ I __ __ 0 .1 __ __ .1 __ _ __ _ -0_ _ _ _J__ _ _


GPO .920489


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


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