Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1959

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Title:
Freight train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1959
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Statement ;
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Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher:
The Bureau
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1959
Frequency:
monthly
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Locomotives -- Performance -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the performance of the current month to that of the previous year.
Issuing Body:
Vols. for <Jan. 1936>-Apr. 1942 issued by the Bureau of Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission; vols. for May 1942- issued by the Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission.
General Note:
"Compiled from ... reports of freight train statistics representing ... railways."
General Note:
"Switching and terminal companies not included."
General Note:
Description based on: Jan. 1936; title from caption.

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University of Florida
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-C I / t e 35- ?5 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262088518518 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Subject to revision BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 1959 AND 1958


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

JANUARY 1959


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958


AGGREGATES

.1. Wiles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Tfan-alles (locomotTiv-propelled and motorcar trains):
S -01. Staa locomotive-propolled trains ....................
_- -02. Diesl-electric loconotle-propelled train ..........
S 2-03. Electric locootive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locootlie-propelled train ....................
2 2-05. Total locomotlie-propll.d trains...................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled train ............................
S c 2-07. Total train-mlle ........................... .......
2-08. Ordinary ..............................
S2-09. Light ............................................
.. 3. Road locoootive-iiee:
"'- 3-01. Prncipal...................... ...................
3-02. Helper (ecludes *B" and trailing *A' units) .........
3-03. Light ... ................................... .....
3-04. Total loco otri iles ...............................
-05. Total, teaa only .............................. .....
3-06. Total. dileel-eletrlc only ........................
3-0?. Total, electric only ...............................
F o. 3-08. Totl. ota. .......................................
Trlan-~oitchlng locomotive-ailes:
3-09. St loco ot ....................................
-3-10. Dies.l-electrtc locomotives ..........................
r 3]-. Electric locototlt ..
3-11. Electric loc omo tives ..................................
3-12. Other locomotivos............................
S 3-13. Total..........................................
3-14. Niles initial and final terminals Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-electric unit .1les:
3-15. RoaA .................................................
TO Y 3-16. Train ewltohin .......... .........................
: 4. Car-alle (thousands):
.-01. iLoaasd east or north ...............................
4-02. Loadd, vest or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ....................................
-04. pty. ast or north.............................
4-05. empty. w st or south .................................
4-06. mapty, total ......... ............................
4-07. Loaded and epty, sast or north ....................
4-08. Loaded and aepty, vst or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and apty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ..............................
4-11, Pa.eaR r carrying cars. all directions .............
4-12. Other paseneer-trala cars, all directions ...........
5. Oros ton-alles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnlng steaa locootlis .......................
5-0?. 011-burning steam locorotivs ........................
5-03. Diesel-electrlc locootives ........................
5-04. Electric loconotives...............................
5-05. Other locomoti es ...................................
5-06. Total ..... ................................. ...
6. Gross ton-aills of cars, contents, and caboosea (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burning st*aa locomotiT trains ........
6-02. Total In oll-barninm st.aa locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In die.el-electri loconotire trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locomotli. 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 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, reveoue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switchlng hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning stean locomotlve-propelled trani .......
8-02. l1-burning stean loconotiv-propelled trains ........
8-03. Dleeel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locotive-propelled trains ....................
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled train ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trains .........................
8-07. Total train-hours....................................

AVERAGES

9. Average per 11ie of road per day:
9-01. Tral-allea, ordinary .............................
9-02. : et ton-ailes ...................................
10. Average per train-mil. (excluding light trains):
10-01. Locomotilve-mles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ...................
10-03. Eapty freight car-miles ... .................
10-04. Total freight car-mlle excludingg caboose) ........
10-05. Gross ton-ailes (excl. locomotives ad tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-Miles .............. ... ...................
11. Gross t(on-elle of locomotive. and tenders per locomctive-mill
12. Ret ton-ailes per loaedd car-ile............................
13. Car-aile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-ailes. eact or north ..........
13-02. FPrcent of total car-miles, west or south ..........
13-03. Frcent of total car-il, ll directions ..........
13-04. Percent ast or north of total oar-alls ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. TraIn-mle. ........................................
14-02. Oross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-switchingl ourr at way stations of total train-
hour (xclud"es watching time of locomotives at inltiel
and final terminals). ............. .......................


* Without Alanka.


220 109

157 056
33 540 55b
466 963
275 599
34 440 176
14 272
34 4 54 440
34 158 920
295 523

34 446100
612 124
981 239
36 039 463
201 651
35 028 754
526 041
283 017

38 497
3 284 828
19 998

3 343 323
884 557

98 370 888
4 772 458

796 452
630 246
1 426 700
378176
532 836
911 012
1 174 628
1 163 084
2 337 712
34 945
614
4 017

86 164
495
12 169 536
188 794
126 046
12 571 037

634 351
2 604
103 095 307
1 655 311
1 060 589
106 448 162
251 738
47 624 882

13 645
287
1 750 882
23 384
7 267
775
1 796 241


5.0
6,980

1.02
41.8
26.6
68.4
3,116
1,394
349
33.4

67.8
54.2
61.0
55.8

19.2
59,262


22.8


220 921

686 193
32 247 634
523 92 b
159 836
33 617 591
17 652
33 635 24 3
53 356 466
278 777

53 623 446
703 091
930 339
3:5 256 876
803 925
33 704 705
586 052
162 194

88 671
3198159
21727

3 308 557
911 783

90 910 521
4 577 503

793 205
606 694
1399 899
375 374
556 957
932 331
1168 579
1163 651
2 332 230
33960
674
3 457

314 708
895
11 225 613
200 416
66 764
11 808 396

2 826 820
1840
99775824
1822 218
661 552
105 088 254
229975
46 516 736

45 081
406
1676 289
26 805
4570
94 6
1754099


- -i -


4.9
6,792

1.02
42.0
27.9
69.9
3,150
1,395
335
33.2

67.9
52.1
60.0
56.7

19.2
59,910


22.8


50 242

14 75')
9 855 585
368 156

10 238 503

10 238 503
10 089 09b
149 405

10 240 762
265 373
444 834
10 950 969
15 103
10 526 225
409 641


2 319
1 225 719
15 234

1 243 272
268 416

26175 759
1 689 888

240 163
155 492
395 655
92 243
180 699
272 942
332 406
336 191
668 597
10 428
70
824

3 494

3 179 011
134 362

3 316 867

17 311

28 928172
1 215 245

30 160 728
48 911
13 407 002

963

600 145
18 685


619 793


6.5
8,608

1.03
39.2
27.1
66.3
2,989
1,329
303
33.9

72.2
46.3
59.2
60.7

16.5
48,663


26.2


50 492

324 925
9600 232
417 127

10 342 284

10 342 284
10 198 771
143 513

10 343 45 8
315 519
431 726
11 090 703
351467
10 277 119
462 117


27 34 2
1 210 693
16 290

1254 325
300 009

25 206119
1652 679

250 288
152 769
403 057
93 820
186 073
279 893
344108
338 842
682 950
10 673
91
74 9

114 717

3070 144
142 24 0

3 327 101

973 579

28 394944
1368 119

30 736 64
45 532
13 482 802

18 760

556 969
21288


597 017


6.5
8,614

1.03
39.5
27.5
67.0
3,014
1,322
300
33.5

72.7
45.1
59.0
62.1

17.3
51,484


26.6


7 R80

123 673
1 789 92
46 977
-
1 960 576

1 960 576
1 935 660
24 916

1 960 925
35 839
66 634
2 063 *9e
162 491
1 848 431
52 475


31 39"
156 129
1 761

189 280
14 913

5 145 758
284 803

53 563
36 725,
90 2R8
28 451
47 503
76 044
82 014
84 '13
166 332
2 055
10
24

77 533

648 301
23 732

749 566

586 762

7 568 941
226 076

8 381 779
1 997
4 526 852

10 954

95 5613
2 700


108 815


7.9
18,496

1.02
46.6
39.3
85.9
4,330
2,339
363
50.1

65.3
43.6
54.3
59.3

18.0
77,028


26.7


7 P94

318 821
1 714 39
8 P220

2 091 080

2 091 P80
2 06C4 626
27 254

2092 656
2 661 1
06 66 5
2 241 982
306 937
1 7 P1 02 6
65 019


43 353
148 364
2 781

1 4 49
15 682

4 7?4 273
265 7 29

F2 427
0'3 100
950 3
24 003
56 P70
o1 773
87 330
P89 79
177 309
2 165
10
3 9.

189 537

507 211
20 800

816 4 44

1 807 857

6 91222?
269967

8 990 04 5
2 881
4 842 667

20 94 8

91 32 8
3 C11


115 287


8.4
19,789

1.03
46.3
39.6
85.9
4,354
2,346
364
50.7

71.5
36.8
53.9
65.3

18.1
77,980


25.9


58 137

138 432
11 645 512
415 135

12 199 073

12 199 079
12 024 758
174 321

12 201 607
301 212
511 466
13 014 367
177 594
12 374 656
462117


33 709
1 381 84d
16 995

1 432 552
283 329

31 321 117
1 974 691

293 726
192 217
485 943
120 694
228 29-
348 986
414 423
420 509
534 929
12 483
80
848

81 021

3 827 31.:
158 094

4 066 433

604 073

36 497113
1 441 321

38 b42 507
50 900
17 933 854

11 917

695 706
20 983


728 60


58 366

643 74 6
11 315 071
475 34 7

12 4 4 164

12 434 164
12 263 39 7
170 767

12 436 114
378 180
518 391
13 332685
747404
12 058 14 5
527 136


70 69
1 359057
19 071

1 448 82 3
315 691

29 930 39
1 918406

312 715
185 871
498 59 3
138723
242 94 3
361 660
431 4 3
4 28 021
860 259
12 83 8
101
76 b

304 250

5667 355
172 040

4 143 64 '

2 781 435(

35 30716'5
1 638 E06

39 726 687
48 41'
18 325 469

39 7C 8

648297
24 29 9


712 204


37 279

9 887
5 '76 693


5 286 500

5 286 580n
5 958 211
28 369

5 286 834
6 8B1
69 82'
5 363 527
10 675
5 352 852


2 832
608 800


611 632
167 234

15 076 481
890 025

120 40Ai
100 142
??0 554
67 173
80 573
147 744
187 57q
180 71'5
3688 294
5 2 P
54
549

3 175

1 837 849


1 841 024

25 098

16 640 528


16 665 626
35 047
7 676 9447

1 03

'93 8459



294 881


37 267

20 986
5 3R8 359


5410 345

5 410 34'5
370 450
30 P9 5

5 4 0 507
0145
76 1 88
5 4 4 P40
02 381
5472450




602 P97


615 P99
167 1 70

144P5 871
841 770

1 572
oo 5.57
214 080
70 04 6
P2 087
152 137
184 578
181 64 4
366 722
0480
40
4 a
5?74

5 024

1761 53 8


1 767 062

27 660

16 200 40?


16 277 152
34 339
7 368 30

3 420

300 189



303 609


124 695

8 73/
16 618 353
51 82d
275 599
16 954 517
14 272
16 968 789
16 875 951
92 833

16 957 599
304 024
399 945
17 661 569
13 382.
17 301 246
63 924
283 017

1 956
1 294180
3 003

1 299139
433 994

51 973290
1 907 742

382 320
337 889
720 209
190 309
223 971
414280
572 629
561 860
1 134 4 )
17 080
479
2 620

1 962
495
6 504 375
30 700
126 04d
6 663 58J.

5180
2 604
49 957 666
213 99L
1 060 5189
51 240 023
165 783
22 014 081

69.
287
761 331
2 399
7267
776
772 75


125 268

21461
15 543 204
48 581
159 836
15773082
17 65
15 790 734
15 713619
77 115

15 777 825
315 766
335 760
16 429 351
34140
16 174 101
58 916
162 194

4974
1 236 205
2 656

1243 835
428 922

46 554 25 8
1 817 325

365 95 6
321259
687 217
186 605
231 927
418 532
552 563
553 186
1105 74 9
15 642
524
2135

4934
895
5 796 720
28 376
66 764
5 897 669

17 724
1840
4 259167
184132
661552
49124415
147 223
20 622 959

1 5 3
406
727 803
2 506
4570
94 8
7.8 186


__ __ + I -4 _____


6.7
9,951

1.03
40.4
29.0
69.4
3,205
1,491
312
36.9

70.9
45.7
58.2
60.4

16.7
52,899


26.3


6.8
10,125

1.03
40.6
29.5
70.1
3,239
1,494
311
36.8

72.5
43.3
58.0
62.7

17.5
55,772


26.5


4.6
6,643

1.00
41.9
28.1
70.0
3,169
1,460
343
34.8

64.2
55.4
59.9
54.6

17.9
56,516


25.1


4.7
6,378

1.00
39.8
28.3
68.1
3,018
1,370
322
34.4

62.1
54.8
58.5
53.5

17.8
53,480


24.6


4.4
5,695

1.02
42.7
24.5
67.2
3,036
1,304
377
30.6

66.8
60.1
63.5
53.1

22.0
66,309


18.7


4.0
5,362

1.02
43.8
26.6
70.4
3,126
1,325
359
30.3

6t.2
58.1
62.1
53.3

21.4
66,547


18.4


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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES


Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1959 AND 1958


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT I
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ....................
2. Train-ailel (locomotive-propelld and motorcar traina:
2-01. Stem locomotive-propelled train. ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotlv-propelled train ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled train ...................
2-05. Total locoaotitv-propelled trains ..................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains .........................
2-07. Total train -ales ....................................
2-08. Ordinary .........................................
2-09. Light ..................... ........................
3. Road locoaot ivr-llee:
3-01. Principal .....................................
3-02. Helper excludes "B" and trailing "A" unit)) .........
3-03. Light ..........................................
3-04. Total locootiv-miles ...............................
3-05. Total, steae only ....................................
3-06. Total, dilsel-selctril only..........................
3-07. Total el ctric o...... ..............
3-08. Total, other .. ....-" .......................
Train-sltching lo .I 3;e; .
3-09. Stea I a9fteIii t. ............... ..................
3-10. D:le: l r c otir tives ........ ............
3-11. Othe tires .............. ........
3-12.Ohe ...
3-13. Tot ....... ... ........... ........


3-1 .... ......... ...........
3-16. Tr n a hin ..... n.. ... :. .........
Cnar-u.s ):
4-01. oi 't or north ............. .............
3-02. l ad M es or south .. ...... .....
4-0. Load tot ......................
4-04. ampty, st ho rth...........................
4-05. Epty,. t or uth i............................
4-06. Empty, total. ................ ... .......
4-07. Loaded and empty. meat or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboos,. all direction ..............................
4-11. Pasener carrying care, all directions .............
4-12. Other passenger-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross too-milal of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stam locomotires ......................
5-02 Oil-burning stea locootives ................. .
5-03. Di1l-electric locomotives.. ..... ................
5-04. Electric locomotives ..............................
5-05. Other locootives ..............................
5-O6. Total................................. .... ...
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabonoes (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-buroing stea locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locootive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains .................
6-05. Total in other loconotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total In all freight trains ........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents incl. In 6-06
7. Net tcn-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam locomotive-propelled traita .......
8-02. Oil-burning stem locootive-propelled train ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locomctive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train........................
8-07. Total train-hour ...................................

AVERAGES

9. Average-per mile of road per day:
9-01. Tran-l ordinary.............................
9-02. Net ton-Iiles ................. ..................
10. Averages per train-mile excludei, light trains):
10-01. Locomotlve-iles (principal and helper) .............
10-02. Loaded freight car-i .........................
10-03. Empty freight car-iles..........................
10-0o. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......
10-05. Gross ton-siles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
0-06. et ton-ll ..................................
11. Oross t(cn-miles of locomotives and tender per locomctive-mil
12. eot ton-all*e per loaded car-mile .........................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles. east or north ...........
13-02. Percent of total car-nlles, vest or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total ear-les, all directions ..........
13-04. Prcnot east or north of total car-lmles ...........
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-ile .......................................
14-02. Gross ton-mllse (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-switching hours at wsy stations of total train-
hours (excludes switching time of locomotives at initial
and final terminals)..................................


219 947

136 698
31 252 151
433 812
251 838
32 074 499
13 356
32 087 857
31 801 475
286 382

32 079 273
634 320
928 604
33 642 197
173 632
32 725 452
482 908
260 205

35 619
3 054 537
18 938

3 109 094
808 599

92 123 245
4 439167

755 285
609 261
1 364 546
339 595
486 670
826 265
1 094 880
1 095 931
2 190 811
32 519
459
4 365

74 387
215
11 401 598
176 790
114 224.
11 767 214

605 614
840
97 234 820
1 577152
1 016 023
100 434 449
263 818
45 360 407

11 991
108
1 609 027
21 323
6 621
700
1 649 770


5.2
7,365

1.02
42.9
26.0
68.9
3,158
1,426
350
33.2

69.0
55.6
62.3
55.4

19.4
60,878


23.2


220 830

508 829
29 371 296
413 246
161 319
30 454 690
15 707
30470 397
30 216 073
254324

30 458 799
618 270
866 301
31 943 370
588 921
30 733 74 3
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60 047
2 845 104
19 250

2924401
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82 628 840
4 085 992

724 327
548 938
1273265
332 350
497 068
829 418
1056 677
1046 006
2102 683
30 757
586
4079

236 996
129
10197 740
160 519
68 394
10 663 778

2 062 441
177
89 924 929
1408 987
631 778
94028 312
251 231
41 259 644

31 34 3
49
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21 434
4 72 8
879
1590 718


50 159

17 607
9 222 901
337 780

9 578 288

9 578 288
9 441 252
137 036

9 579 583
259 800
418 348
10 257 731
20 185
9 866 679
370 867


2 294
1 162 324
14 238

1178 856
244 600

24 344 009
1 592 335

236 159
152 339
388 498
84 424
163 104
247 528
320 583
315 443
636 026
9 735
46
886

5 089

2 959 745
123 484

3 088 318

28 091

27 856 220
1146 936

29 031 247
52 237
13 107 389

1 182

543 355
16 868

561 405


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316 800

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9 238 108
9102 227
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416 480
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13 964

1124 584
266 896

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223 619
135 863
359 482
80 22 8
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235 409
303 84 7
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594 891
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62
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92 738

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108 361

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996 270

26 761 496
42 072
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512 763
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543 098


7 895

109 070
1 628 665
44 731

1 782 466

1 782 466
1 761 127
21 339

1 782 709
29 849
57 422
1 869 980
140 343
1 679 634
50 003

30 277
143 838
2 023

176 138
14 117

4 655 362
261 463

49 681
36 042
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40 664
68 815
77 832
76 706
154 538
1 834
3
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66 615
587 045
22 520

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561 111

6 935 325
215 004

7 711 440
2 102
4 237 246

9 727

88 264
2 119

100 110


7 894

237 633
1 499 820
47 639

1785 092

1 785 092
1763 397
21695

1785 603
45 422
67 294
1 898 319
292 742
1 552 856
52 721


35 6 2
130 947
2 406

168 975
12 912

4172 710
232 54 8

51 097
28 217
79 314
21 870
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66 341
72 967
72 688
145 655
1 851
7
37

140 477

527 011
24 023

691 511

1 275 771

5 840 588
219 101

7 335 460
2729
3955464

15 690

79736
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97 864


58 054

126 677
10 851 566
382 511

11 360 754
11 360 754
11 202 379
158 375

11 362 292
289 649
475 770
12 127 711
160 528
11 546 313
420 870

32 571
1 306 162
16 261

1 354 994
258 717

28 999 371
1 853 798

285 840
188 381
474 221
112 575
203 768
316 343
398 415
392 149
790 564
11 569
49
919

71 704

3 546 790
146 004

3 764 498

589 202

34 791 545
1 361 940

36 742 687
54 339
17 344 635

10 909

631 619
18 987

661 515


58296

494 843
10163 918
364439

11023 200

11023 200
10 865 624
157 576

11025 156
321 017
483774
11 829 947
568 802
10 864 946
396 199

54617
1 222 572
16 370

1293559
279 808

26 664794
1 714 937

274 716
164 080
438 796
102 098
199 652
301750
376 814
363 732
740 546
11410
69
765

233 215

3 262556
132 384

3628155

2 049 114

30 832 471
1215 371

34 096 956
44801
15 730 657

29 531

592499
18 932

640 962


37 263

4 577
4 823 537

4 828114

4 828114
4 803 428
24 686

4 828 411
7 269
65 606
4 901 286
4 958
4 896 328


1 824
559 066

560 890
155 169

13 844 939
825141

111 780
94 425
206 205
60 800
74 623
135 423
172 580
169 048
341 628
4 913
11
596

1 458

1 686 657


1 688115

12 817

15 564 717

15 577 534
33 748
7 227 085

573

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269 260


37 267

5 133
4 866 801


4 871 934

4 871 934
4 845 421
26 513

4 871 201
6 309
69 325
4 946 835
5 668
4 941167


3 672
5?5 211


5?8 883
146 687

12 931 456
743 512

103 893
89 64 4
193 537
63 993
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167 886
164 031
331 917
4958
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496

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1 577 689

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14 622 434
29 193
6 584 652

929

271458


272 387


124 630

5 444
15 577 046
51 301
251 838
15 885 631
13 358
15 898 989
15 795 668
103 321

15 888 570
337 402
387 228
16 613 200
8146
16 282 811
62 038
260 205

1 224
1 189 309
2 677

1193 210
394 713

49 278 935
1 760 228

357 665
326 455
684 120
166 220
208279
374 499
523 885
534 734
1 058 619
16 037
399
2 850

1 225
215
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30 786
114 224
6 314 601

3 595
840
46 878 558
215 212
1 016 023
48.114 228
175 731
20 788 687

509
108
708 721
2 336
6 621
700
718 995


125 267

8853
14 340 577
48 807
161 319
14 559 556
15 707
14 575 263
14 505 02 8
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14 562 44 2
290 94 4
313 202
15166 588
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14 927 630
58 383
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1758
1097 321
2 880

1 101 959
376 986

43032 590
1627 543

345 718
295 214
640 932
166 259
223029
389288
511 977
518 24 3
1030 220
14 389
497
2818

2 34 3
129
5357495
28135
68 394
5456 496

9497
177
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193 616
631776
45 308 922
177 237
18 944 335

883
49
668 328
2 502
4728
879
677 369


41 4 4- 1 1 4 4 4- +


4.9
6,673

1.02
42.1
27.5
69.6
3,112
1,365
334
32.4

68.5
52.5
60.6
56.9

19.2
59,111


22.2


6.7
9,333
1.03
41.2
26.2
67.4
3.075
1,388
301
33.7

73.7
48.3
61.1
60.8

17.1
51,712


27.7


6.4
8,344

1.03
39.5
25.9
65.4
2,940
1,294
296
32.8

73.6
46.7
60.4
62.2

17.0
49,276


26.3


8.0
19,168

1.02
48.7
39.0
87.7
4,379
2,406
362
49.4

63.8
47.0
55.5
58.0

17.8
77,030


27.0


8.0
17,895
1.03
45.0
37.6
82.6
4,160
2,243
364
49.9

70.0
38.8
54.5
64.4

18.2
74,956


26.6


6.9
10,670

1.03
42.3
28.3
70.6
3,280
1,548
310
36.6

71.7
48.0
60.0
60.3

17.2
55,543


27.6


6.7
9,637

1.04
40.4
27.8
68.2
3,138
1,448
307
35.8

72.9
45.1

62.6

17.2
53,197


26.4


4.6
6,927

1.00
42.9
28.2
71.1
3,243
1,505
344
35.0

64.8
55.9
60.4
54.2

17.9
57,853


25.1


4.6
6,310

1.00
39.9
28.6
68.5
3,018
1,359
319
34.0

61.9
54.7
58.3
53.7

17.9
53,683


23.4


4.5
5,957
1.02
43.3
23.7
67.0
3,046
1,316
380
30.4

68.3
61.0
64.6
52.3
22.1
66,919


18.5


4.1
5,401

1.02
44.2
26.8
71.0
3,124
1,306
360
29.6

67.5
57.0
62.2
53.9

21.5
66,890


17.8


A _______ 0. .i...... ______ 0. ________ ______


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Statement No. M-211 (OS-A)

FEBRUARY 1959








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Page 2 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS Statement No. M.-211 (OS-A)



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

'FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY 1959 AND 1958

EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT pOCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT I
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION 19IT EM
NO.
1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958


AGGREGATES
I. Miles of road operated at olose of 2onth#.................... 219994 220875 50185 50 447 7895 7894 58080 58 341 37 271 37 267 124643 125267 1
2. Train-ailel (locomotiv-propelled ad aotorcar train.):
2-01. Steaa locomotive-propelle train ................. 293 754 1195022 32366 582135 232 743 556 454 265 109 1138 589 14464 26 119 14181 30 314 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electric locootiv-propelled trains .......... 64 792 709 61 618 930 19078487 18 264330 3 418 591 3 14 659 22 497078 21 478 989 10 100230 10 256160 32 195 401 29 883 781 2-02
2-03. Electric locomottve-propelled train ................. 900 775 937 174 705 938 733 92 7 91 708 105 859 797 646 839 78 6 103 129 97 38 8 2-03
2-04. Other loooote-propelld train.................... 527 437 321 155 527 437 321 15 5 2-04
2-05. Total locotive-propelled train .................... 66514675 64072281 19816791 19580392 3 743042 3 P76972 23559833 23457364 10114694 10282279 32840148 30332638 2-05
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ........................... 27 630 33 359 -- 27 630 33 359 2-06
2-07. Total tra-il.................................... 66 542 305 64 105 640 19 816791 19 580 392 3 743 042 3 876 972 23559833 23457 364 10114 694 10282279 32 867 778 30 365 997 2-07
2-08. rdiary ............................................ 65 960 395 63 572 539 19530350 19300998 3 696787 3 P28 023 23227137 23129021 10061639 10224 871 32 671 619 30 218 647 2-08
2-09. Light .............................................. 581 910 533 101 286 441 279 394 46 255 48 940 332 696 328343 53 055 57 408 196159 147 350 2-09
3. Road locomotire-ales:
3-01. principal ......................................... 66 525 373 64 082 245 19 820345 19 583011 3 743 634 3 878 250 23 563979 23461270 10115225 10280708 32 846 169 30 340267 3-01
3-02. Belper excluded e"B and trailingA- unit) ......... 1246444 1321361 525173 591114 65688 108083 590861 699197 14157 15454 641426 606710 3-02
3-03. Liht.............................................. 1909 843 1 796 640 863182 848 206 124 056 153 95 987 238 1002165 135 431 145 513 787174 648 962 3-03
3-04. Total locomotiv-miles ............................... 69 681 660 67 200 246 21 208 700 21022 331 3 933 378 4 140 301 25142078 25162632 10264 813 10441675 34 274769 31 595 939 3-04
3-05. Total, ateam only ................................... 375 283 1 392846 35288 627 527 302 834 68 679 338122 1 316 206 15633 28049 21528 48591 3-05
)-06. Total, dienl-electronly............ ........... 67754206 64438448 20392904 19589209 3528065 333 882 23920969 22923091 10249180 10413626 33584057 31101731 3-06
3-07. Total. electric only ................................. 1008949 1040634 780508 805595 102479 117740 882987 923335 125962 117299 3-07
3-08. Total, oth.r ......................................543 222 328 31 8 543 222 328 318 3-08
Train-switchino loco otle-ailes:
3-09. Stea locootivlT .................................... 74116 14871 4613 46 337 61667 78975 66280 125312 4656 16 674 3 180 6732 3-09
3-10. Dieel-electric locomotivsl... ............. ......... 6 339 365 6 043 26 3 2 388 043 2 302 31 8 299 967 279 311 2 688 010 2 581 62 1 167 866 1 12810 8 2 483 489 2 333 52 6 3-10
3-11. Electric lorootites ... .......................... 38 936 40977 29472 30254 3784 5 17 33 256 35443 5680 5536 3-11
3-12. Other locomotiveo ........... ............. ..- 3-12
3-13. Total.......... .............................. 6452417 6232958 2 422128 2378909 365418 363473 2787546 2742 38 1 172522 1144782 2492349 2 345794 3-13
3-14. iles initial and final terminal Incl. in 3-13 ...... 1 693156 1 714 892 513016 566 533 29030 28 594 542046 595127 322403 313 857 828707 805 908 3-14
Dieesl-electric unit miles:
3-15 Road............................................... 190494133 173541780 50519768 47 69803 9 800720 8 896983 60320488 56 595186 28921420 27 357327 101 252225 89 589267 3-15
3-16. Train wiltchin ...................................... 9 211625 8663495 3282223 3135 068 546266 498277 3828489 3633 345 1715166 1 585282 3 667970 3444868 3-16
4. Car-ilea (thousands):
4-01. laded. east or north ................................ 1 551737 1 517 532 476 322 473 907 103 244 113 524 579 566 587 431 232 186 218 425 739 985 711 676 4-01
4-02. Loaded. west or south ................................ 1239748 1155 632 307831 288632 72767 61326 380598 349 958 194806 189201 664344: 616473 4-02
4-03). Loadd, total.................................... 2 791485 2 673164 784153 762 539 176011 174 850 960164 937 389 426992 407626 1 404 329 1 328149 4-03
4-04. lpty. east or rth ................................. 717 531 707724 176 667 17404 56 602 46773 233269 220 821 127 733 134039 356529 352864 4-04
h-05. Epty. wet or south .............................. 1019507 1054025 343803 341254 88257 101341 432060 442595 155197 156474 432250 454956 4-05
-06. Empty. total....................................... 1 737038 1 761 740 520470 515 302 144 859 148 114 665 329 663 416 282 930 290 513 788 779 807 820 4-06
4-07. loaded and ety, east or north ...................... 2 269268 2225256 652989 647955 159846 160297 812835 808252 359919 352464 1096514 1064540 4-07
4-08. Loaded and pty. .est or south ...................... 2 259 255 2 209 657 651 634 629 886 161024 162 667 812658 792 553 350003 345675 1096 594 1071 429 4-08
4-09. Loaded ad empty, total .............................. 4 528 523 4 434 913 1 304 623 1 277 841 320870 322 964 1 625 493 1 600 805 709 922 698139 2 193 108 2135 969 4-09
4-10. Cabooe,. all direction .............................. 67 464 64 717 20163 20 232 3 889 4 016 24052 24 24 6 10 295 10 43 8 33 117 30 031 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars. al direction ............. 1073 1260 116 15 3 13 17 129 170 66 69 878 1021 4-11
4-12. Other passsger-train cars, all directions ........... 8 382 7 53 6 1710 1 47 7 57 76 1 767 1 55 3 1145 1030 5470 4 953 4-12
5. Oross ton-mile of road loconotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning sta locoottres ....................... 160551 551 704 8583 207 455 144148 330010 152731 537 465 4 633 6 962 3 187 7 277 5-01
5-07 011-burning ste* locorotves ................... 710 1 04 710 1 04 5-02
5-03. Di.sel-.lectric locomotives .......................... 23 571 134 21 423 35 6 138 756 5 805 689 1 235 346 1 124 222 7 374 107 6 929 91 3 524 506 -3 339 227 12 672 526 1i 154 215 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotives ................................. 365584 360 935 257 846 250 601 46 252 53 823 304098 304 424 61486 56 511 5-04
5-05. Other locomotives .................................... 240 272 135 15 8 -- 240 272 135 15 8 5-05
5-06. Total ..................................... ... 24338 251 22472174 6 405185 6263745 1425746 1508055 7830931 7771800 3529139 3 346189 12978181 11354185 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of cares, contents. and caboose* (thou@):
6-01. Total in coal-burlnin stea locomotive trains ........ 1 239965 4 889 261 45402 1746922 1147873 3083628 1193275 4 830550 37915 31490 8775 27 221 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burnin steam locosotiT trains ......... 3 444 2017 444 2017 6-02
6-03. Total in dieel-eleotric locomotive train .......... 200 330127 189 700753 56 784392 53 386 827 14 504266 12 752 800 71 288 658 66 139 63 6 32 205 245 30 828 09 6 96 836 224 92 733 C21 6-03
6-04. Total in electric locomotrie trains .................. 3232463 3231205 2362181 2364389 441080 489068 2803261 2 853457 429 202 377 748 6-04
6-05. Total in other locootive and motorcar train ........ 2076612 1 293330 -2 076 612 1 293 330 6-05
6-06. Totalnallfreiht trains ..........................206 882611 199116566 59191975 57498138 16093219 16325505 75 285194 73 82364 32 243160 30 859 586 99 354 257 94 433 337 6-06
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents incl. In 6-06 515556 481206 101148 87604 4099 5610 105 247 93214 68795 63532 341 514 324 460 6-07
7. Net ton-mils.. revenue and nonrevenue thousands ) ............ 92 985 289 87 776 380 26 514391 25 257 995 8 764 098 8 798 131 35 278489 34 056 126 14 904 032 13 952 960 42 802 768 39 767 294 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnio- tea locomotive-propelled trals ....... 25 636 76 424 2145 32 601 20 681 36 63 8 22 826 69 239 1 609 4 349 1 201 2 83 6 8-01
8-02. 011-burning steam locomotive-propelled trains ........ 395 455 395 45 5 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electrlc locootive-propelled trains ........... 3 337 968 3 208 574 1 121559 1069 732 183 825 171064 1305 384 1 240 796 562 532. 571 647 1 470 052 1 396131 8-03
8-04. Electric locometive-propelled trains ................. 44 707 48 23 9 35 553 37 78 2 4419 5 449 39 972 43 231 4 735 5008 8-4
8-05. Other locooetive-propelled trains .................... 13 888 9 298 6 13 888 9 29 8 8-05
8-06. Motoroar-propelled tralne ............................ 1 476 1 82 7 5 0 1476 1 827 8-06
8-07. Totl train-hour ..................................... 3 424070 3 344 817 1 159 257 1140115 208925 213151 1 363182 1 353 266 564 141 575 996 1 491747 1415 555 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Averagesper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-ale, ordinary ................................ 5.1 4.9 6.6 6.5 7.9 8.2 6.8 6.7 4.6 4.7 4.4 4.1 9-01
9-02. Net ton- ................... ...........7.1 I ..... 7,16 6,736 8,955 8,486 18,815 18,890 10,295 9,894 6,778 6,346 5,820 5,381 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. iocomotlte-miles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.03 1.02 1.03 1.03 1.03 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ........................... 42.4 42.1 40.2 39.5 47.6 45.7 41.3 40.5 42.5 39.9 43.0 44.0 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-mile ............................. 26.3 27.7 26.6 26.7 39.2 38.7 28.7 28.7 28.1 28.4 24.1 26.7 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-lmles (excluding caboose) ........ 68.7 69.8 66.8 66.2 86.8 84.4 70.0 69.2 70.6 68.3 67.1 70.7 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 3,136 3,132 3,031 2,979 4,353 4,265 3,241 3,192 3,205 3,018 3,041 3,125 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles ...................................... 1,410 1,381 1,358 1,309 2,371 2,298 1,519 1,472 1,481 1,365 1,310 1,316 10-o6
11. Gross to.n-mlle of locomotivs and tenders per locomctiv-ile 349 334 302 298 362 364 311 309 344 320 379 359 11
12. Bet ton-ale. per loaded car-mile ........................... 33.3 32.8 33.8 33.1 49.8 50.3 36.7 36.3 34.9 34.2 30.5 29.9 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-mile,. east or north ........... 68.4 68.2 72.9 73.1 64.6 70.8 71.3 72.7 64.5 62.0 67.5 66.9 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-les west or south .......... 54.9 52.3 47.2 45.8 45.2 37.7 46.8 44.2 55.7 54.7 6.6 57.5 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-ales, all directions .......... 61.6 60.3 60.1 59.7 54.9 54.1 59.1 58.6 60.1 58.4 64.0 62.2 13-03
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ille ............ 55.6 56.8 60.7 62.1 58.7 64.9 60.4 62.7 54.4 53.6 52.7 53.6 13-04
14. Averages per tranl-hour:
14-01. Train-all e ........................ ................ 19.4 19.2 17.1 17.2 17.9 18.2 17.2 17.3 17.9 -17.9 22.0 21.5 14-01
14-02. oros. ton-mlle( (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 60,420 59,530 51,060 50,432 77,029 76,591 55,026 54,552 57,154 53,576 66,603 66,711 '1-02
15. Percent train-eitehling hours at way stations of total train-
hour. (excludes within time of locomotives at initial
and finsl terminal ). .... ................................ 23.2 22.5 27.4 26.5 26.8 26.2 27.4 26.4 25.1 24.0 18.6 18.1 15

Without Alaska. o..* *o.. .... .....
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.







ew C r e 3 9Sl UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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Subject to reviion 3 1262 08851 8666 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES


UNIV. OF L B.








U.S. DEPO TOY


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

MARCH 1959


Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statlstlcs representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 1959 AND 1958


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUoDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
M ____POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM

1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958
AGGREGATES


1. Niles of road operated at lose of month ....................
2. Train-lles (locomotive-propelled sad motorcar trains):
2-01. Stm loconotive-propolled trained ....................
2-02. Diesl-electric locontive-propelled train ..........
2-03. Electric locosotive-propelled trains ..............
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains ..................
2-05. Total locomotlit-propelled trains ....................
2-06. motorcar-propelled trains ............................
2-07. Total train-mils .................................
2-08. Ordinary ............. .........................
2-09. Light................................ ...........
3. Road locoaotvl-.nles:
3-01. Principal ...................... ....... ... ......
3-02. Helper (excludes ** and traillin "A units) .........
3-03. Light ..............................................
3-04. Total locomotivt -alles ...............................
3-05. Total, stea only .............................. ..
3-06. Total, diesel-electric only ..........................
307. Total. electric only ..............................
3-08. Total, othar .......................... ..........
Train-switchinl locomotlTr-ailes:
3-09. Steam locomotives ....................................
3-10. lDiesl-electric locomotives ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotives ................. ..............
3-12. Other locomotives ........ .....................
3-13. Total .................................. .........
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road..........................................
3-16. Train vitohing .................................
4. Car-alle (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, west or south .............................
4-03. Loaded. total ...................................
4-04. Empty, east or north.................................
-05. Empty. west or usuth..............................
4-06. Empty, total ....
4-07. Loaded and mpty, east or north ....................
4-08. Loaded and empty, west or south ...... ..............
4-09. Loaded and empty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose. all directon...........................
4-11. Passener carrying care, all directions .............
4-12. Other psoenger-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross to-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steam locomotives .....................
5-0? O01-burning ste.m locomotives ......................
5-03. Disel-electric locomotlris ..... ....................
5-04. Electric loco.tives....
5-05. Other loco ot e ..............................
5-06. Total.................. ..................
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-bdrniaotsteam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-brrning'tteam locomotive train .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive train..........
6-04 Total in electric locomotive trains .................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar train* ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains .........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Inel. in 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (Incl. .rain-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnig steae loconotioe-propelled tran,, .......
8-02. Oil-burning steai loconotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Dissel-electric locoI otive-propellod train ..........
8-04. Electric lococtive-propelled train ................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trains ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours...............................

AVERAGES

9. Averageper aile of road per day:
9-01. a l ordn ry .............................
9-02. Bet ton-mle. ....................................
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Locomotive-ailes (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded fright car-miles .........................
10-03. bEpty freight car-miles ........................
10-04. Total frelcht car-mile excludingn caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net toa.nills ...................................
11. Gross ton-miles of locomotive and tenders per locomctive-ile
12. Net ton-miles per loaded car-aile ...........................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-iles, est or south ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-iles, all directions ..........
13-0. Percent semt or north of total oar-alle ...........
14. Avorages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-l les ......... ...........................
14-02. Gross ton-mlles (excl. locootives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-ewitching hours at way stations of total traan-
hours (excludes svitchin tim of locoaotiees at initial
and final terminals). ....................................


219 939

135 196
34 955 353
507 514
328 633
35 926 696
12 076
35 938 772
35 631 250
307 522

35 932 629
684 428
1 055 605
37 672 662
161 619
36 610 145
559 936
340 962

33 284
3 352 877
22 146

3 408 307
908 152

103 756 009
4 927 780

849 929
714 490
1 564 419
378 207
547 334
925 541
1 228136
1 261 824
2 489 960
36 520
523
5 457

67 618
278
12 845 365
206 680
154 253-
13 274194

599 534
792
110 846 515
1 832 820
1 291 013
114 570 676
320 579
51 231 798

11 162
172
1 777 968
24 481
8 668
657
1 823108


5.2
7,514
1.02
43.9
26.0
69.9
3,215
1,438
352
32.7

69.2
56.6
62.8
54.3

19.7
62,844


22.9


220 829

503 613
32 523 706
478 104
173 489
33 678 914
17 727
33 696 64 1
33420 735
275 906

33 6P2 006
688 375
921 753
35 292 134
587 308
33 993 431
527 44 5
183 950

59 931
3095 241
20 352

3175 524
862 781

93 336 412
4 506 844

804 287
633 955
1 438 24 2'
381646
576 619
958265
1185 933
1 210 574
2 396 507
33 814
645
4408

243 043
34
11508 667
195 971
75728
12023 44 3

2 286 856
208
101 947 872
1 768 972
626 251
106 630 159
274 045
46 591 573

30 313
10
1 661047
25 617
5038
973
1 722 998


4.9
6,806

1.02
43.0
28.7
71.7
3,191
1,3 4
341
32.4

67.8
52.4
60.0
55.9

19.6
61,886


22.4


50 160

19 379
10 272 293
402 373

10 694 045

10 694 045
10 545 031
149 014

10 695 580
272 904
451 506
11 419 990
20 934
10 962 154
436 902

3 004
1 264 457
17 114

1 284 575
281 696

27 417 504
1738175

263 566
178 938
442 504
97178
177 940
275118
360 744
356 878
717 622
10 904
47
1 251

4 646

3 334 451
147 750

3 486 847

20 973

31 723 702
1 369 236

33 113 913
71 652
14 880 997

1 365

592 796
19 435

613 596


6.8
9,570

1.03
42.0
26.1
68.1
3,140
1,411
305
33.6

73.1
50.1
61.7
59.6

17.4
53,967


27.2


50 390

227 123
9660 119
375 990

10 263232

10 263 253 .
10 125 436
137 796

10 264 52 9
286 905
419 271
10 970 705
242 412
10 319 551
408 74 2


16 934
1 183533
15 300

1215 776
291 683

25 574162
1629 882

257 384
159659
417 04 3
98245
199166
297 411
355629
358825
714454
10 501
74
813

82 185

3109 347
139669

3331201

711362

29 481 960
1 320 529

31 513 851
46 002
13644 107

11 560

5571530
19 74 4

588 434


6.5
8,735

1.03
41.2
29.4
70.6
3,112
1,348
304
32.7

2.4
44.5
58.4
61.7

17.4
53,555


26.2


7 895

106 815
1 778 775
42 439

1 928 029

1 928 029
1 904 982
23047

1 928 ?00
27 592
58 512
2 014 404
126 4a0
1 840 936
47 000

28 246
160 951
2 016

191 213
14 405

5 166 980
297 041

51 500
41 747
93 247
32 935
43 602
76 533
84 431
85 349
169 785
1 994

30

60 726

651 717
21 118

733 561

569 20O

7 706 312
200 701

8 476 03
2 652
4 354 460

8 957

94 639
2 161

105 757


7.8
17,792

1.01
48.9
40.2
89.1
4,450
2,286
364
46.7

61.0
48.9
54.9
55.2

18.2
80,149


27.9


7 894

263 644
1657 258
53425

1 974 327

1 974 327
1 950 672
23655

1 974 813
52 857
78 986
2106 656
325 138
1721e63
59 655

38 959
134 511
2 364

175 834
12 787

4 6c5 613
252 559

60 067
32 7? 5
92 792
24 704
52 429
77 173
P4 771
85 154
169 925
2 049
16
41

157 425

593482
?7 854

778 761

1 565 001

6 821 833
249 04 5

8635 879
4133
4 651 794

17 304

85 619
2 767


105 690


8.0
19,010

1.03
47.6
39.5

4,427
2,385
370
50.1

70.9
38.4
54.6
64.7

18.7
81,710


25.7


58 055

126194
12 051 06u
444 812

12 622 074

12 622 074
12 4 50 013
172 061

12 623 88:;
300 496
510 01U
13 434 394
147 402
12 603 090
483 902


31 250
1 425 40b
19130

1475 708
296 101

32 584 49C
2035 216

315 066
220 685
535 751
130 114
221 542
351 656
445180
442 227
687 407
12 898
5
1 286

65 372

3 986166
168 863

4 220 400

590 25:i

39 430 014
1 569 937

41 590 206
74 304
19 235 457

10 322

687 43>
21 595


719 353


6.9
10,688

1.02
43.0
28.3
71.3
3,341
1,545
314
35.9
70.8
49.9
60.4
58.8

17.5
57,816


27.3


.3 2 G4

4 90 767
11 317 377
4 P 415

12 237 5 '

12 E 77 59
12 076 10 (
161453

12 239 34..
339 76.
4'.8 2 577
13 077 361
567 50:
12 0/1 414
468 5 "

55 897
1 318 04 4
17 67

1 391 610
304 470

30 269 775
1 b72 441

317 451
192 384
509 835
122 94 9
251 595
374 544
440 400
443979
8U4 379
12 550
90
P54

2 -9 10

3 702 82
167 523

4109 961

2 276 363

36 303 793
1569 574

40149 730
50 155
1U 295 901

28 864

642 74 9
22 511

6 4 124


6.7
10,126

1.03
42.2
31.0
73.2
3,325
1,515
314
35.9

72.1
43.3
57.6
62.3

17.6
57,842

26.1


37 261

970
5 232 585

5 233 555

5 233 555
5 ,05 'A36
28 219

5 233 731
5 987
60 747
5 709 465
1 050
5 308 415


70<
598 03'

598 34 "
166 eo8

15 215 27'5
881 71"

122 400
104 92';
227 334
64 743
80 555C
145293
187 152
185 475
372 627
5 2 2
11
61"

2';

1 851573

1 851 904

3 07-

16 992 444

16 995 519
34 691
7 903 821

10'q

288 684


288 792


4.5
6,843

1.00
43.7
27.9
71.6
3,265
1,518
349
34.8

65.4
56.6
61.0
53.8

18.1
58,850

24.9


?7 353

2 359
5 252 546


5 254 905

5 254 905
5 275 902
2 OC 3

5254153
6 486
70 64 6
3 371 285
2 617
3 28 669


1 OF
577 C94

570 402

1A 271003
8'6 869

113 916
98 734
212 650
o0 FP8
P3 066
152 59
183 44
1 1 8
365 ?
53

5

6
17'5 38
.
1 7 51 3 I

1 73

16 130 511

36 132 384
?3 ?70
7 2C.7 709

592

291 267


291 659


4.5
6,276

1.00
40.7
29.2
69.9
3,087
1,391
326
34.2

62.1
54.3
58.2
53.6

18.0
55,312

24.3


124 625

8 032
17 671 700
62 702
328 633
18 071 067
12 076
18 083145
17 975 901
107242

18 075 016
377 94:i
475 640
18 928 60:
1316';
18 498 640
76 034
340 962

1 720
1 329 430
3 016

1 334174
445247

55 956 24'
2 011 254

412 4 4



0. -428 S9-
/ 595 804
S/ 634 122,
S1 29 92.

\ 3 5 P2

1 920
4 27$
007 619
7 812

882

792
54 424057
262 883
1 291 015
55 984 952.
211 584
24 092 520

732
172
601 849
2 885
8 66a
657
814 963


4.7
6,236

1.02
44.6
23.8
68.4
3,114
1,340
380
30.1

69.2
61.3
65.2
51.5

22.2
68,696

18.2


125 192

10 487
15 953 785
48 689
1734 8,
16 166 450
17 727
16 204 177
1' 118 725
5 452

16 188 511
342127
352 850
16 883 4 8
17 14 1
16 62334 9
59 048
183 950

2 730
1 .00 103
2 67S

1 205 512
404 65 3

4d 795 634
1 807 534

372 920
' 342 837
N/ 15 757
9 165
j 956
443' 127
,56.S'0o 8
k %4 79 5
1 1,4'6 .84
S1


ta, 67
4
07 74 5
448
5728
77430

8620

49 513 56b
199 39 b
626 251
50 348 04 5
190 640
21 027 963

1057
10
727 031
3 106
5038
973
737 215


4.2
5,418

1.02
44.4
26.7
71.1
3,124
1,305
366
29.4

66.3
58.6
62.4
52.1

22.0
68,295

18.1


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


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENIED WITH MARCH 1959 AND 1958


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INClIDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
9ITEM 1958 1959 1958 1959 1POCAHONTAS REGION ITEMN

1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958


AGGREGATES

1. Miles of road operated at close of month ....................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locootive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Dieel-electric locpaotive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trained ..............
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled trains .... .............
2-05. Total locootive-propelled trains ..................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains .............. .........
2-07. Total train-miles.................. .............
2-08. Ordinary ..................... .. ......... ....
2-09. Light...... ......... ...............
3. Road locoaotive-siles:
3-01. Principal .................... ..........
3-02. Helper (excludes "B" and trailing A unit) ........
3-03. Light ... ................. ............... .*.........
3-04. Total locowotiv-ilee ...............................
3-05. Total, steam only ...............................**.
3-06. Total, diesl-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total, electric only ........................... ....
3-08. Total. other .......................................
Train--evtchlin locomotvle-silee:
3-09. Steam locomotives ...............................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotive. ....... ..... ....
3-11. Electric locotives .............. .......
3-12. Other locootiv .................... .......... .
3-13. Total ....................... ........... ...... .
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals Incl. In 3-13 ......
Diesel-olsctrlc unit miles:
3-15. Road ............. .................................
3-16. Train switohin................ ..................
4. Car-ales (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. Empty, est or south.............................
4-06. Empty, total .. ................................
4-07. Loaded and empty,* ast or north ... ............
4-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south ................
4-09. Loaded and empty, total........................
4-10. Caboose, all directions..... .... ..
4-11. Passenger carrying care, all directions .............
4-12. Other palse'ncr-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Gross ton-mils of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steaa lcomotivs........... ....
5-0 011-burning steaa locomotivs ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives .............. .........
5-04. Electric locomotives...........................
5-05. Other locomotives ............. ..... ........
5-06. Total ........................ ..... ....... .....
6. Gross ton-ille of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-lmrning steaa locootive trains .........
6-03. Total in dlesel-electric locootive 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 caru and contents Incl. in 6-06
7. Met ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Trainhou (inl. trn-sitcn hour at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnlg asteam locoaotive-propelled trait .......
8-02. Cll-burnlng steam locoaotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Desl-electric locootive-propelld trains ..........
8-o4. Electric locotive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locomotive-propelled train ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train..........................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averaes per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-il, ordinary .............................
9-02. et ton-il ............... .. ..
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locomotive-mlle (principal and hlper) .. .....
10-02. Loaded freight c-ile ........... .....
10-03. Empty freight car-il .........................
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (xcl. locomoties and tenders) ....
10-06. Net ton-miles ......... ........................
11. Gross ton-niles of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-mile
12. Net ton-mille per loaded car-ile............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-milesl *ast or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total ar-ailes. vest or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-milee, all directions .........
13-04. Percet east or north of total car-siles ............
14. Average* per train-hour:
14-01. Train- les ........................................
14-02. Gross ton-males (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-ewitching hour at way stations of total train-
hours (excludes switching time of locomotives at initial
and final terminals)..................................


219 977

428 950
99 748 062
1 408 289
856 070
102 441 371
39 706
102 481 077
101 591 645
889 432

102 458 002
1 930 872
2 965 448
107 354 322
536 902
104 364 351
1 568 885
884 184

107 400
9 692 242
61082

9 860 724-
2 601 308

294 250142
14 139 405

2 401 666
1 954 238
4 355 904
1095738
1 566 841
2 662 579
3 497 404
3 521079
7 018 483
103 984
1 596
13 839

228169
988
36 416 499
572 264
394 525
37 612 445

1 839 499
4 236
311 176 642
5 065 283
3 367 627
321 453 287
836835
144 217 087

36 798
567
5 115 936
69 188
22 556
2 133
5 247 178


5.1
7,284

1.02
42.9
26.2
69.1
3,164
1,420
350
33.1

68.7
55.5
62.1
55.1

19.5
61,262


23.1


220 861

1 698 63 5
94142 63 8
1 415 27 8
494 644
97 751 195
51 08 6
97 802 281
96 993 274
809 007

97 764 251
2009 736
2 718 39 3
102 492 380
1 980154
00 431879
1 568 079
512 26 8

208 64 0
9 3 38 40 5
61 320

9 408 38
2 577673

265 C73 192
13170 339

2 321 819
1 789 58 7
4 111 406
1009 370
1630644
2 720014
3411189
3 420 231
6 8314 20
98 531
1905
11 944

794 74 7
1058
32 932 020
556 906
210 88 6
34 495 617

7176117
2225
291 648 625
5 000177
1 919 581
305 746 725
755 251
134 367 95 3

106 73 7
465
4 869 621
73 856
14 33 6
2800
5 067 01 S


4.9
6,760

1.02
42.4
28.0
70.4
3,152
1,385
337
32.7

68.1
52.3
60.2
56.5

19.3
60,331


22.5


50 176

51 745
29 350 780
1 108 311

30 510 36

30 510 836
30 075 381
435 455

30 515 925
798077
1 314 688
32 628 690
56 222
31 355 058
1 217 410


7 617
3 652 500
46 586

3 706 703
794 712

77 937 272
5 020 398

739886
486769
1 226 657
273845
521743
795588
1013 733
1008 512
2 022 245
31067
163
2 961

13 229

9 473 207
405 596

9 892032

66 377

88 508 094
3 731417

92 305 880
173 500
41 395 388

3510

1 714 355
54 988


1 772 853


6.7
9,167

1.03
40.8
26.4
67.2
3,069
1,376
303
33.7

73.0
48.3
60.7
60.3

17.2
52,066


27.4


5042 8

809 25 8
27 924 44 9
1 109 91 7

29 843 624

29 843 624
29 426 434
417 190

29 847 540
878 019
1 267477
31 993036
869 939
29 903 760
1 214 33 7


63271
3 485 851
45563

3 594 68 5
858 216

73 272 36 5
4 764 950

731 291
448291
1179 582
272293
540420
812 713
1003584
988 711
1 992295
30 733
227
2290

289 640

8 915 036
390270

9 594 946

2 458 284

82 863 787
3 684 91E

89 011 98
133606
38 902 102

44161

1 626 862
57 526


1 723 54 0


6.5
8,572

1.03
40.1
27.6
67.7
3,025
1,322
300
33.0

72.9
45.3
59.2
62.0

17.3
51,495


26.4


7 895

339 558
5 197 366'
134 147

5 671 071

5 671 071
5 601769
69 302

5 671 934
93 280
182 568
5 947 782
429 302
5 369 001
149 479


89 913
460 918
5 800

556 631
43 435

34 967 706
843 307

154 744
114 514
269 258
89 538
131 859
2211397
244 282
246 373
490 655
5 883
19
92

204 874

1 887 063
67 370

2 159 307

1 717 153

22 210 578
641 781

24 569 512
6 751
13 119 558

29638

278 464
6 580


314 682


7.9
18,463

1.02
48.1
39.5
87.6
4,386
2,342
363
48.7

63.3
46.5
54.9
57.5

18.0
78,077


27.2


7894

820 09 8;
4 871 917
159 284

5 851 299

5 851 299
5 778 695
72 604

5 853072
10 940
232 94 5
6246957
1 013 817
5 055 74 5
177 395


117 934
413 822
7 551

539 307
41 381

13 502 596
740 836

173 591
94 051
2r7 642
71 477
153 770
225247
245068
247 821
492 880
6065
33
117

487 43 5

1 717704
81 677

2 286 816

4648629

19 574 642
738 1 1

24 961 78 4
0 741
13 449 925

53 942

256 6 3

8216 4
318 841


8.1
18,931

1.03
46.3
39.0
85.3
4,320
2,328
366
50.3

70.8
38.0
54.3
64.9

18.4
78,288


26.0


58 071

391 303
34 548 146
1 242 458

36 181 907

36 181 907
35 677 150
504 757

36 187 859
891 357
1 497 256
38 576 472
485 524
36 724 059
1 366 889


97 530
4 113 418
52 386

4 263 334
838 147

92 904 978
5 863 705

894 632
601 283
1 495 915
363 383
653 602
1 016 985
1 258 015
1 254 885
2 512 900.
36 950
182
3 053

218103

11 360 270
472 966

12 051 339

1 783 530

110 718 672
4 373198

116 875 400
180 251
54 513 9-46

33148

1 992 C19
61 568


2 087 535


6.8
10,431

1.03
41.9
28.5
70.4
3,276
1,528
313
36.4

71.1
47.9
59.5
59.8

17.3
55,987


27.3


58 322

1 629 356
32 796 366
1 269 201

35 694 923

35 694 925
35 205129
489 794

35 700 612
1 038 959
1 500 422
38 239 993
1 883 756
34 964 505
1 391732


181 20 5
3 899 673
53114

4133 992
899 597

86 864 961
5 505 786

904 882
542 342
1 447224
343 770
694 190
1037 960
1248 652
1 236 532
2 485 184
36 79 8
260
2407

777 075

10 632 74 0
471 94 7

11 881 762

7 106 913

102 443 42 9
4423031

113 973 37 3
143 340
52 352 02 7

98 103

1 883 54 5
65 742


2 047 390


6.7
9,974

1.03
41.1
29.5
70.6
3,237
1,487
311
36.2

72.5
43.9
58.2
62.5

17.4
55,668


26.3


37 268

15 434
15 332 815


15 348 249

15 348 249
15 266 975
81 274

15 348 956
20 144
205 178
15 574 278
16 683
15 557 595


4 962
1 765 905


1 770 867
489 207

44 136 696
2 596 476

354 595
299731
654 326
192 476
235747
428223
547 071
535 478
1082 549
15 615
77
1 755

4959

5 376 084


5 381 043

40 989

49 197 689


49 238 678
103 486
22 807 853

1 717

851 216



858 933


4.6
6,800

1.00
42.9
28.0
70.9
3,225
1,494
346
34.9

64.8
56.0
60.4
54.2

18.0
57,729

25.0


37 296'

28 47 6
15 508 706


15 537 84

15 537184
15 45077
86 411

15 534 861
21 940
216 150'
15 772 960
30 666
15 742 294


17 982
1705 202


1 723184
467 515

41 628 330
2 412 151

332 341
287 93 5
620 276
203 567
239 540
443107
535908
527 475
1 08f3 38
15791
94
1 573

7628

5 074 612


5 082 24 0

33 76 3

46 950 607


46 001 970
96 P07
21 220 660

4741

8c2 014



R<7 65 5


4.6
6,322

1.00
40.1
28.7
68.8
3,041
1,373
322
34.2

62.0
54.6
58.3
53.6

17.9
54,160

24.1


124 638

22 213
49 867 101
165 831
856 07C
50 911 215
39 706
50 950 921
50 647 520
303 401

50 921 187
1 019 371
1 263 014
53 203 572
34 695
52 082 697
201 996
884 184

4 908
3 812 919
8 696

3 826 523
1 273 954

157 208 468
5 679 224

1 152 439
1053 224
2 205 663
539 879
677 492
1 217 371
1 692 318
1 730 716
3 423 034
51 419
1 337
9 031

5 107
988
19 680 145
99 298
394 525
20 180 063

14 980
4 236
151 260 281
692085
j 367 627
155 339 209
553 098
66 895 288

1 933
567
2 271 901
7 620
22 551
2 133
2 306 710


4.5
5,964

1.02
43.6
24.0
67.6
3,067
1,321
379
30.3

68.1
60.9
64.4
52.2

22.1
67,342

18.4


125 24 3

40 801
45 837 566
146077
494644
46 519 08 8
51 086
46 570174
46 337 372
232 802

46 528 77 8
948837
1001812
48 479 42 7
65 732
47 725 080
176 34 7
512 268

9 462
3 533 530
8 215

3 551207
1 210 561

138 384 901
5 252 402

1084 596
959 310
2043906
542033
696 914
1238 947
1 626 629
1 656 224
3 282 853
45942
1551
7964

10044
1058
17 224 66 8
84 959
210 88 6
17 531 615

35 841
2225
142 246 589
577146
1 919 581
144 781382
515 100
60 795 25 7

3893
465
2123162
8114
14 336
2800
2152 770


4.1
5,394

1.02
44.1
26.7
70.8
3,125
1,312
362
29.7

66.7
57.9
62.3
53.1

21.6
67,254

18.1


* Without Alaska.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Subject to revision BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS tte S meant No. AL-211 (O-A)


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES APRIL 1959

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED) ;

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 1959 AND 1958

EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDIN SOUTHER GION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
POCAHONTAS REGION NO.
1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958
AGGREGATES
1. Mile of road operated at close of month ..................... 219870 220 828 50 156 50 390 7895 7 894 58051 58284 37254 37 353 124 565 125191 1
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ..................... 123 929 343129 14 617 128 154 95 523 203 814 110 140 331 968 993 3177 12 796 7 984 2-01
2-02. Disel-olectric locomotive-propslled trains .......... 34 178565 30633 234 10035 895 9 034 969 1 745 149 1 548 224 11 781 044 10583193 5134 694 4 961 917 17262 827 15088 124 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotiv-propelled trains .................. 503059 474 793 406 518 386 073 42 276 43 941 448794 430 014 -- 54 265 44 779 2-03
2-04. Other locomotliv-propelled trains .................... 329 580 186 566 -. 329 580 186 566 2-04
2-05. Total locomotive-proplled train .................... 35135133 31637 722 10457 030 9 549 196 1 882 948 1 795 979 12 339978 11345175 5135 687 4 965 094 17 659468 15327 453 2-05
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains ............................ 15 964 18 777 15 964 18 777 2-06
2-07. Total train-miles .................................... 35151097 31656 499 10457 030 9549 196 1 882 948 1795 979 12 339978 11345 175 5135 687 4965 094 17 675 432 15346 230 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ............................................. 34 842 276 31414 420 10299867 9424915 1860 943 1775 612 12160 810 11200 527 5109031 4 939272 17 572 435 15274621 2-08
2-09. Light ................................................ 308 821 242 079 157 163 124281 22 005 20 367 179168 144 648 26 656 25 822 102 997 71 609 2-09
3. Hoad locomotltvo-ilel:
3-01. Principal .......................................... 35142 320 31640 373 10458 735 9 549 758 1 883 408 1796 452 12 342 143 11346210 5135 933 4 964400 17664244 15329763 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludes *B and trailing *A" unitq) ......... 661020 562 771 272 757 220 965 26237 41 127 298 994 262 092 5 611 5 862 356 415 294 817 3-02
3-03. Light ... ............................................ 1017 992 828 400 446 963 357 960 58 845 66 066 505 808 424 026 68 888 65 013 443 296 339 361 3-03
3-04. Total locomotivle-lls ............................... 36821 332 33031 544 11178455 10128683 1 968490 1 903645 13146 945 12032 328 5210 432 5035275 18465 955 15963941 3-0
3-05. Total, steal only .................................... 146126 399261 15199 135 768 111 556 246 320 126 755 382088 1 073 3 528 18298 13 645 3-05
3-06. Total. diasel-electric only .......................... 35772 330 31923608 10719287 9578 149 1 810 030 1609098 12 529317 11187 247 5209359 5031747 18033 654 15704614 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only ................................. 557279 517 113 443 969 414 766 46 904 48 227 490 873 462 993 66 406 54120 3-07
3-08. Total, other ........................................ 345 597 191 562 345 597 191 562 3-08
Train-awitching locomotive-alles:
3-09. Stsa locomotives .................................... 34 392 49 928 3261 13056 28 671 32 180 31 932 45236 396 1980 2 064 2 712 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locootives .......................... 3 380 456 3050 126 1249117 1138 693 153 651 134133 1402 768 1272 826 607 519 568 241 1 370169 1209 059 -10
3-11. Electric locomotives ................................. 21 763 19 616 17 592 14 916 1 951 2 316 19 543 17 232 2 220 2 384 3-11
3-12. Other locomotivos ...................................... -- 3-12
3-13. Total ................................................ 3436 611 3119 670 1269 970 1166 665 184 273 168 629 1454 243 1335 294 607 915 570 221 1 374 453 1214 15 3-13
3-1L. Miles initial and final termlnale Incl. in 3-13 ...... 905 812 843 888 282 726 280 490 15 701 12 610 298 427 293 100 164 125 150 040 443 260 400 748 3-14
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15. Road ................................................. 100 411 695 88243 417 26993 921 24118 593 5089 317 4 429 324 32083238 28 547 917 14 887 810 13531224 53440 647 46164276 3-15
3-16. Train witching ...................................... 4 950 109 4450 687 1 719139 1 568 908 285 567 239 704 2 004 706 1 808 612 901 450 829977 2 043 953 1 812098 3-16
4. Cr-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. east or north ............................... 837 384 745 862 257039 234929 48236 51 917 305275 286 846 123 318 106 301 408 791 352 715 4-01
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................ 694 976 570 780 181 603 142 451 45 424 30 673 227 027 173 124 102 473 90 357 365 476 307 299 4-02
4-03. Loaded, total ... .................................... 1 532 360 1 316 642 438642 377 380 93 660 82 590 532 302 459 970 ?25 791 196 658 774 267 660 014 4-03
4-04. Empty. east or north ................................. 379542 344686 95 941 84232 33 940 23 644 129881 107 876 61 340 63 318 188 321 173 492 4-04
4-05. Empty. vest or south ................................. 540 518 540 538 174 235 180 830 41 077 46 970 215 312 227 800 78 902 78 933 246 304 233 805 4-05
4-06. Empty, total ......................................... 920 060 885 224 270 176 265 062 75 017 70 614 345193 335 676 140 242 142 251 434 625 407 297 4-06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................... 1216 926 1090 548 352 980 319 161 82 176 75 561 435156 394 722 184 658 169 619 597 112 526 207 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west or south ...................... 1 235494 1111318 355 838 323 281 86 501 77 643 442 339 400 924 181 375 169290 611 780 541104 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 2452 420 2201 866 708 818 642 442 168677 153 204 877 495 795 646 366 033 338909 1 208 892 1067 311 4-09
4-10. Caboose, all directions .............................. 35 602 31 856 10 665 9 781 1 945 1 860 12 610 11 641 5232 5 075 17 760 15 140 4-10
4-11. Passenger carrying cars, all dlrectlons .............. 538 596 48 58 5 9 54 67 38 28 446 501 4-11
4-12. Other pasenger-train cars, all directions ........... 4 902 4 183 918 614 37 38 955 652 520 609 3 427 2 922 4-12
5. Gross too-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burniun stea. loconotites ....................... 64 868 167 820 3 480 45430 53 315 119224 56 795 164 654 3095 910 4 978 2 256 5-01
5-02 Oil-burning steam locomotives ........................ 68 66 -I 6 66 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotives ..... .................... 12 469 727 10 872 018 3 291 982 2 922 976 641 731 559 609 3 933 713 3482 585 1 818 020 1 647 185 6717 994 5 742 248 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotives ................................. 205 095 187 146 150 733 138 849 21 405 22 191 172 138 161040 32957 26 106 5-04
5-05. Other locomotive. .................................... 158 573 78 874 158573 78 874 5-05
5-06. Total ................................................ 12 898 331 11305 924 3 446195 3107 255 716 451 701024 4162 646 3 808 279 1821115 1648 095 6914 570 5 849 550 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning stem locootive trains ........ 587 020 1557 310 13 370 387 505 517 037 1160 507 530 407 1 548 012 2 460 2 498 54153 6 800 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning stem locomotive trains ......... 102 213 -- -- 102 213 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ........... 109 720 625 94542731 31663876 26 832332 7824164 6312666 39 488 040 33144 998 16870 804 15003610 53 361 781 46394123 6-03
6-04. Total in electric locomotive train. .................. 1 827 667 1665 371 1 395111 1279 418 202 414 203 004 1 597 525 1482 422 230 142 182 949 6-0h
6-05. Total in other locomotive nd motorcar trains ........ 1 313 661 717 072 1 313 661 717 072 6-05
6-06. Total In all freight trains .......................... 113 449075 98482697 33 072 357 28499255 8543 615 7676177 41615972 36175432 16873264 15006 108 54959839 47 301157 6-06
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents Inc]. In 6-06 283 383 256 983 51 742 35 544 2 354 2 956 54 096 38 500 31 137 35 478 198 150 183 005 6-07
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenus (thousands) ............ 51231 372 43002205 15019409 12384903 4650 467 4087 766 19669876 16472669 7964455 6766189 23597041 19763347 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at ay stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steal locomotive-propelled traole ....... 10 682 22 075 1130 7 228 8462 13 479 9592 20 707 121 531 969 837 8-01
8-02. 011-burning steat locomotive-propslled trains ........ 12 8 12 8 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains .......... 1754 727 1572 605 580 696 513 220 93187 80 140 673 883 593 360 288 296 277 352 792 548 701913 8-03
8-04. Electric locomtlve-propelled trains ................. 24 827 23 481 20 223 18 205 2 077 2 378 22 300 20 583 2 587 2 898 8-o0
8-05. Other locomctlve-propelled trains .................... 8 753 5 439 8 753 5 439 8-05
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train .......................... 873 -. -. -. 873 1 05 1 8-06
8-07. Total train-hours .................................. 1 799874 1624659 602 049 538 653 103 726 95 997 705 775 634650 288 417 277 863 805 682 712146 8-07
AVERAGES
9. Average per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-mile., ordinary .............................. 5.3 4.7 6.8 6.2 7.9 7.5 7.0 6.4 4.6 4.4 4.7 4.1 9-01
9-02. Hot ton-lles ....................................... 7,767 6,491 9,982 8,193 19,635 17,261 11,295 9,421 7,126 6,038 6,315 5,262 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. ocotve-iles principall and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.02 1.01 1.02 1.02 1.02 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ............................ 44.0 41.9 42.6 40.0 50.3 46.5 43.8 41.0 44.2 39.8 44.1 43.2 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-miles ............................. 26.4 28.2 26.2 28.2 40.3 39.8 28.4 30.0 27.4 28.8 24.7 26.7 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 70.4 70.1 68.8 68.2 90.6 86.3 72.2 71.0 71.6 68.6 68.8 69.9 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-lmlee (excl. locootives and tenders) ..... 3,256 3,135 3,211 3,024 4,591 4,323 3,422 3,230 3,303 3,038 3,128 3,097 10-05
10-06. Net ton-siles ....................................... 1,470 1,369 1,458 1,314 2,499 2,302 1,617 1,471 1,559 1,370 1,343 1,294 1o-o6
11. Gross t(n-lmles of locomotives and tenders per locomctlve-mile 350 342 308 307 364 368 317 317 350 327 374 366 11
12. hNt ton-miles per loaded car-ile ........................ .... 33.4 32.7 34.2 32.8 49.7 49.5 37.0 35.8 35.3 34.4 30.5 29.9 12
13. Car-mile ratios: oaded freight carm
13-01. Percent of total car-miles. ast or north ........... 68.8 68.4 72.8 73.6 58.7 68.7 70.2 72.7 66.8 62.7 68.5 67.0 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ........... 56.3 51.4 51.0 44.1 52.5 39.5 51.3 43.2 56.5 53.4 59.7 56.8 13-02
13-03. Percent of total car-siles, .ll directions .......... 62.5 59.8 61.9 58.7 55.5 53.9 60.7 57.8 61.7 58.0 64.0 61.8 13-03
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-miles ............ 54.6 56.6 58.6 62.3 51.5 62.9 57.3 62.4 54.6 54.1 52.8 53.4 13-04
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-mils ......................................... 19.5 19.5 17.4 17.7 18.2 18.7 17.5 17.9 17.8 17.9 21.9 21.5 14-01
14-02. oroes ton-miles (secl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 63,032 60,617 54,933 52,908 82,367 79,963 58,965 57,001 58,503 54,005 68,215 66,421 14-02
15. Percent train-evitching hours at way stations of total tialn-
hours (sexcludes Lwitching tins of lorootives at initial 15
nd nal tern ....................................23.4 23.3 27.3 27.4 27.1 27.1 27.3 27.4 25.6 25.2 19.3 19.0 15

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AGGREGATES


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AVERAGES

9. Average per mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-ailes, ordinary.............................
9-2. Met ton-iles ...... ............................
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Looomott -siles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded fright car--sle ........................
10-4). Empty freight car-mile.........................
10-04. Total freIght car-aile (excludlng boo) .........
10-05. Gross ton-siles (excl. locootives and tenders) .....
10-06. Ret ton-ile. ..................................
11. Oros tU.n-mlles of locomotive and tenders per lococtlve--ile
12. Set ton-ailes per loaded car-ile ...........................
13. Car-mle ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles. *et or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total oar-lile. t or soutb ...........
13-03. Percent of total ear-mlle, sll dirotlons ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-aile ...........
14. Averaes per train-bhor:
14-01. Tral-siles ...... ............................
1-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives end lenders) .....
15. Percent trali-evitching hoare at way stations of total train-
hours excludess ewitchiA tlh of loeomotl n at initial
and final terminals). ...................................


UNITED STATES *


1959


EASTERN DISTRICT IPOCAHONTAS REGION


1959


1958


1959


1958


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


1959


1958


SOUTHERN REGION


1959


1958


3? IiUNIVLR lIY OF FLORIDA

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FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES



S : "i I JUL 30 1959 (SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

.. '. .-FOR FOR OR MONTHS ENIED WITH APRIL 1959 AND 1958


WESTERN DISTRICT


1___ ~ 1 1 4 I I- 1- I I


1. Miles of road operated at close of aonth ,...................
2. Train-alles (locomotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Staaa locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electrie locootive-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled train .................
2-04. Other locootive-propelled tralne ....................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled train. ..................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled train................ .........
2-07. Total train-aile ........................ .........
2-08. Ordinary ............................. ..... ........
2-09. Light ...................................... ........
3. Road locoBotivo-aille:
3-01. Principal ........... ..... .. ...........
3-02. Help.r (encludee B" and trailing A unit,) .........
3-03. Light .. ..................................... ..
3-04. Total locoot lles ............................
3-05. Total. te only .............. .... .... .. .....
3-06. Total, dioasl-electrlc only .......................
3 7. Total. electric only ... ...... ..............
3-08. Total. other............... .. ...
Train-twitchig locomotlve-allee:
3-09. Staa loco ti e ........... ... ....... ........
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotive .......................
3-11. Electric locosotles .................. .........
3-12. Other loco ti ........................... ..
3-13. Total ...................... ..... ..
3-14. Nile. initial and final terlmnal. incl. In 3-13 ......
Diesal-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road .........................................
3-16. Train lwitohin ...................................
4. Car-all. (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ...............................
4-02. Loaded, vest or south .............................
4-03. Loaded, total ................. .......
h-0. Eapty. east or north ..............................
h-05. Empty. vet or uuth............ .............
4-06. Empty, total..........
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................
h-08. Loaded and epty, west or south ...................
h-09. Loaded and empty, total....................
-10O. Caboose, all direction..........................
-11. Passenger carrying care. all directions .............
4-12. Other passeaer-train cars, all direction .........
5. Orose ton-mile of road locomotives and tenders (thoue):
5-01. Coal-burnlng steam loconotrie .......................
5-02 Oil-burning stem leco~oties ......................
5-03. Diesel-electrlc locomotlve ........................
5-04. Electric locomotive .............................
5-05. Other locootive ..................................
5-06. Total .........................................
6. Gross ton-mile. of cars, contents, and cabooses (thoue):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive train ........
6-02. Total In oil-barning stea locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ..........
6-0o. Total In electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total In other locomotive and otorcar train ........
6-06. Total In all freight train .......................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents incl. n 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrsvenue (thousand) ............
8. Traln-hours (Incl. tran-swltchlng hours at ay station):;
8-01. Coal-burnlK staam locomotlve-propelled train* .......
8-02. C -burning stemn locomotiv-propalled trains ........
8-03. Dlesel-electric locootlve-propelled trains ..........
8-0o. Electric locotlve-propelld tran .................
8-05. Other locomotlve-propelled trains ....................
8-06. Notoroarproplld train ........................
8-07. Total train-houre .................................


7.,14

1.02
43.1
26.
69.4
3,187
1,434
350
33.2
68.7
55.7
62.2
55.0

19.5
61,710


23.2


219 951
552 879
133 926 627
1 911 348
1 185 650
137 576 504
55 670
137 632174
136 433 921
1 198 253

137 600 322
2 591 892
3 983 440
144 175 654
683 028
140 136 681
2 126 164
1 229 781

141 792
13 072 698
82 845

13 297 335
3 507 120

394 661 836
19 089 514

3 239 050
2 649 214
5 888 264
1 475 280
2 107 359
3 582 639
4 714 330
4 756 573
9 470 903
139 586
2 131
18 740

293 037
1056
48 886 226
777 359
553098
50 510 776

2 426 519
4 338
420 854 207
6 892 950
4 681 288
434 859 302
1 120 218
195 689 980
47 480
579
6 870 463
94 015
31 309
3 006
7 046 852


4.8
6,693
1.02
42.2
28.1
70.3
3,148
1,381
338
32.7
68.1
52.1
60.1
56.5

19.3
60,401


22.7


220 854

2 041764
124 775 872
1 890071
681 210
129 388 917
69 863
129 458780
128 407 694
1051086

129 404 624
2 572 507
3 546793
135 523 924
2 379 415
130 355 487
2 085192
703830

258577
12 188 531
80 945

12 528 053
3 421561

355121609
17 621026

3 067 681
2 360367
5 428 04 8
1434 056
2171182
3 605 238
4 501737
4 531549
9 033286
13038 3
2501
16127

962 567
1124
43 804 03 8
744 052
289760
45 801 541

8 733 427
2438
386191356
6 665 54 8
2 636 653
404 229 422
1012234
177 370 158

128 812
473
6 442226
97 337
19 775
3851
6 692 474


6.7
9,370
1.03
41.2
26.4
67.6
3,105
1,397
304
33.9

72.9
49.0
61.0
59.9

17.3
52,793


27.4


S Without Alaska.
* Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of eaoh month within the period.


50 172

66 362
39 386 675
1 514 829
40 967 866

40 967 866
40 375 248
592 618
40 974 660
1070 834
1 761651
43 807 145
71 421
42 074 345
1 661 379

10 878
4 901 617
64 178

4 976 673
1077 438

104 931 192
6 739 537

996 927
668 372
1 665 299
369 786
695 978
1065 764
1 366 713
1 364 350
2 731 063
41 732
210
3 879
16 709

12 765 189
556 329

13 338 227

79 747

120 171 970
5 126 528

125 378 245
225 242
56 414 797

4 640

2 295 051
75 211

2 374 902


6.4
8,477

1.03
40.1
27.7
67.8
3,025
1,320
302
32.9

73.0
45.0
59.1
62.1

17.4
51,831


26.6


50419

937 412
36 959 41
1 495 990

39 392 820

39 392 820
38 851 349
541 471

39 397 298
1 098 984
1625437
42121719
1 005707
39 486 909
1629103

76 327
4 624 544
60479

4 761 350
1138706

97 39095 8
6 333858
966 220
590742
1 556 962
356525
721250
1077 775
1322745
1 311 992
2 634737
40514
285
2904

335070

11 838 012
529 119

12 702 201

2 845789

109 701119
4 964 336

117 511244
169150
51 287 005

51389

2140082
75731

2 267202


7.9
19,010

1.02
48.7
39.7
88.4
4,437
2,413
363
49.6
62.2
48.0
55.0
55.9
18.1
79,141


27.2


7 895

435 081
6 942 515
176 423
7 554 019
7 554 019
7 462 712
91 307

7 555 342
119 517
241 413
7 916 272
540858
7 179 031
196 383

118 584
614 569
7 751

740 904
59136

20057 023
1 128 874

202 980
159938
362 918
123 478
172 936
296 414
326 458
332 874
659332
7 828
25
129

258 189

2 528 794
88 775

2 875 758

2 234 190

30 034 742
844195

33 113 12;7
9 105
18 010 546
38 100

371 651
s 657

418 408


8.0
18,514

1.04
46.4
39.1
85.5
4,320
2,322
367
50.1

70.3
38.3
54.2
64.4

18.4
78,675


26.3


7894

1 023 912
6 420141
203225
7 647 278

7 647 278
7 554 307
92 971

7 649 524
202 067
299 011
8 150 602
1 260137
6 664 843
225 622

150114
547 955
9 867

707 93 6
53 991

18 021 920
90 540

225508
124 724
350 232
95121
200740
295 861
320 629
325464
646093
7925
42
155

606 650
2 277 313
103 86 8

2 987 840
5 809136

25 P87 308
941117

32 637 561
12699
17 537 691

A7421

336 823
10 594

414 P38


6.9
10,681

1.0z
42.4
28.5
70.9
3,313
1,556
313
36.7
70.9
48,8
59.8
59.2

17.4
56,740


27.3


58067

501 443
46 329190
1 691 252
48 521 885

48 521 885
47 837 960
683 q25

48 530 002
1 190 351
2 003 064
51 723 417
612 279
49 253 376
1 857 762

129 462
5 516 186
71929

5 717 577
1 136 574

124 988 215
7 868 411

1 199 907
828 310
2 028 217
493 264
868 914
1362178
1 693 171
1 697 224
3 390 395
49 560
235
4 008

274 898

15 293 983
645104

16 213 985

2 313 937

150 206 712
5 970 723

158 491 572
234 347
74 425 343

42 740

2 666 702
83 868

2 793 310


6.6
9,836

1.03
41.1
29.6
70.7
3,236
1,483
312
36.1

72.5
43.7
58.1
62.5

17.5
55.983

26.6


-4


4.6
6,881

1.00
43.2
27.9
71.1
3,245
1,510
347
35.0
65.3
56.1
60.8
54.3

18.0
57,934

25.2


58 313

1 961 324
43379559
1 699 215
47 04009

47 040098
46 405 656
634 442

47 046 822
1 301 051
1 924 44 8
50 272 321
2 265 844
46 151 752
1 854 725

226 441
5 172 499
70 346

5 469 286
1192 697

115 412 878
7 314 398

1191 72 8
715466
1907194
451 646
921 990
1 373636
1 643374
1637456
3 280 830
48439
327
3059
941 729

14 115 325
632 987

15 690 041

8 654 92 5

135 588 427"
5 905 453

150 148 806
181 849
68 824 696

118 810

2 476 905
86 325

2 682 040


4.6
6,251

1.00
40.1
28.7
68.8
3,041
1,373
323
34.3
62.2
54.3
58.3
53.7

17.9
54,122

24.4


37 265

16 427
20 467 509

20 483 936

20 483 936
20 376 006
107 930

20 484 889
25 755
274 066
20 784 710
17 756
20 766 954


5 358
2 373 424

2 378 782
653 332

59024 506
3 497 926

477 913
402 204
880 117
253 816
314649
568 465
731 729
716 853
1 448 582
20 847
115
2 275

8 054

7 194 104

7 207158

43 449

66 068 493

66 111 942
134 623
30 772 308
1 838

1 139 312


1 141150


4.6
6,051

1.02
43.7
24.2.
67.9
3,082
1,326
378
30.4
68.2
60.6
64.3
52.4

22.0
67,554

18.7


37 310

31 65 5
20 470 623

20 502 278

20 502 27 8
20 300045
112233

20 499 261
27 802
281172
20 808 23 5
34 194
20 774 041


19 962
2 273 443

2 293 405
617555

55159 554
3 242128

438 642
378 292
816 934
266 88 5
318 473
585 35 8
705 527
696 765
1 402 292
20 862-
122
2162

8538

5 721 797

6 730 33 5

35 861

61 9.2 217

61 998 078
132280
27 986 858
5272

1140246


1145518


4.1
5,361
1.02
43.9
26.7
70.6
3,118
1,308
363
29.8

66.8
57.6
62.2
53.2
21.6
67,046

18.3


ITEM
NO.


W0 877333


124 619

35009
67 129 928
220 096
1 185 650
68 570 683
55 670
68 626 353
68 219 955
406 398

68 585 431
1 375 786
1 706 310
71 667 527
52 993
70 116 351
268 402
1 229 781

6 972
5 183 088
10 916

5 200 976
1 717 214

210 649 115
7 723 177

1 561 230
1 418 700
2 979 930
728 200
923 796
1 651 996
2 289 430
2 342 496
4 631 926
69179
1 781
12 457

10085
1 056
26 398 139
132 255
553 098
27 094 633

69 133
4 338
204 579 002
922 227
4 681 288
210 255 988
751 248
90 492 329

2 902
579
3064 449
10 147
31 309
3 006
3 112 392


125 231

48785
60 925690
190 856
681210
61 846 541
69 863
61 916 404
61 611 993
304 411

61 858 541
1 243654
1341173
64 443 36
79 377
63 429 694
230 467
703830

12174
4 742 589
10 599

4 765 362
1 611 309

184 549177
7 064 500

1 437 311
1 266609
2 703 920
715 525
930 719
1 646 44
2152836
2197328
4350164
61082
2052
10 886

12300
1124
22 966 916
111065
289760
23 381165

42 641
2438
188 640 712
760095
2 636 653
192 082 539
698105
80 558 604

4730
473
2 82507
11012
19775
2 885
2 864 916


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Statement No. .-211 (08-A)


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Subject to rein BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS Statement No. M.-211 (O-A)


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES MAY 1959

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 1959 AND 1958

EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
SPOCAHONTAS REGION __NO.

1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958
AGGREGATES
1. ile of road operated at loseof sonth ..................... 219792 220 698 50 156 50 381 7895 7 893 58 051 58 274 37 255 37 3553 124 486 125 071
2. Train-ailes (locoptivoe-propelled and aotorcar traina:
2-01. StaI locosotlve-propelled train .................... 109 608 339 926 15 890 111 500 70 316 213 232 86 206 324 732 224 1 564 23178 13 630 2-01
2-02. Diessl-electric locosotiv-propelled train .......... 35769679 31891292 10400640 9 326733 1844981 1629 217 12245621 10955950 5533 753 5121 751 18190 305 15813591 2-02
2-0). Electric locomotie-propelled train ................. 526 261 495 975 415 867 389 729 49298 51 898 465165 441627 61 096 54 34 8 2-03
2-04. Other locootire-propelled trains .................... 365 922 202 484 365 922 202 484 2-Oh
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains .................... 36771 470 32 929 677 10 832 397 9 827 962 1 964 595 1 894 347 12796992 11722 309 5 333 977 5 123 515 18 640 501 16084053 2-05
2-06. Motorcar-propellle tratn ............................ 11 813 20 092 11 813 20 092 2-06
2-07. Total train-il.................................... 36783283 32949769 10 832 397 9 827 962 1964 595 1 894 347 12796 992 11722309 533977 5123 315 18652 314 16104145 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ............................... ............ 36439970 32693847 10652788 9701505 1942 819 1872 506 12595607 11574011 5305576 5094445 18538987 16025391 2-08
2-09. Light ....................................... 343 313 255 922 179609 126 457 21 776 21 841 201 385 148298 28 601 28 870 113 327 78754 2-09
3. Road locoaotlive-iles:
3-01. Principal .......................................... 36776130 32931575 10834202 9829153 1965123 1894634 12799325 11723787 5334273 5122699 18642532 16085089 3-01
3-02. Helper (excludes *B" and trailing *A" unit.) ......... 658 937 605 531 288 990 237 015 25 832 43 713 314 822 280 728 7 342 4181 336 773 320 622 3-02
3-03. Light ... ............................................ 1034 917 892 678 469 750 388 60 59283 70 576 529 033 459 184 70 469 67 90 435415 365564 3-03
3-04. Total locootio-ails ................................ 38469984 34429784 11 592 942 10454 776 2050 238 2008923 13 643180 12463 699 5412084 5194 810 19414 720 16771 275 3-0o
3-05. Total. atea only .................................... 129269 402 265 16 355 119 652 84 934 263 171 101 289 382 823 248 1726 27 732 17 716 3-05
3-06. Total, dl sel-electric only .......................... 37386557 33274492 11123 848 9911433 1910 653 1688452 13034501 11599885 5411 836 5193084 18940 220 16481523 3-06
3-07. Total, electric only ................................. 582 142 546 624 452 739 423 691 54 651 57 300 507 390 480 991 74 752 65 633 3-07
3-08. Total. other ........................................ 372 016 206 403 372 016 206 403 3-08
Train-switching locosotive-alles:
3-09. steam locomotives .................................... 32 846 45 791 4 327 9 682 25 273 31 705 29600 41 387 144 990 3 102 3 414 3-09
3-10. Diesl-electrc locomotives .......................... 3 482 809 3135 088 1 259323 1136 367 159 523 137 942 1 418 846 1 274 309 621 600 583 2 68 1 442 363 1277 511 3-1
3-11. Electric loconotlres ................................. 20 239 18 682 15 300 13 344 2 095 2 447 17 395 15 791 2 844 2 891 3-11
3-12. Other locooti .................................... 3-12
3-13. Total ............................................ 3 535 894 3199561 1278950 1159 393 186 891 172 094 1465841 1 331487 621 744 584258 1448 309 1283 816 3-13
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal. incl. in 3-13 ...... 956 013 876952 281 946 271 949 14 626 12 432 296 572 284 381 168 477 149 757 490 964 442 814 3-14
Diesel-olectric unit alles:
3-15. Road ........................................... 105712 290 92 717 371 28 225 969 25 316 216 5 369897 4704886 33 595866 30021102 15532 493 14211083 56 583 931 48485 186 3-15
3-16. Train switching ...................................... 5127 795 4582 796 1761 882 1577 498 293 925 248 709 2055 807 1826 207 926 466 858 015 2145 522 1 898 574 3-16
4. Cur-miles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................ 894 724 809 524 274 556 247 767 51 909 56 380 326 465 304 147 128 857 114 139 439 402 391238 '-01
l-02. Loaded, west or south ................................ 740 102 609960 193 392 152 285 50 356 35 666 243 748 187 951 105188 93 481 391166 328 528 4-02
4-03. Loaded. total ... .................................... 1634826 1419484 467948 400052 102265 92046 570213 492098 234045 207620 830 568 719766 4-03
4-04. Empty, east or north ................................. 394 232 359409 97 800 92 710 36123 27 372 133 923 120 082 62 747 64 858 197 562 174469 4-04
4-05. Empty. esat or south ................................. 570 429 565 462 185199 184 567 42170 47 983 227 369 232 550 81 746 82 788 261 314 250 124 4-05
4-06. Empty, total ......................................... 964 661 924871 282 999 277 277 78293 75355 361 292 352 632 144 493 147 646 458876 424593 --06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................... 1 288956 1168 933 372 356 340 477 88052 83 752 460 388 424229 191 604 178 997 636 964 565 707 "-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, seat or south ...................... 1 310 531 1175422 378 591 336 852 92 526 83 649 471117 420 501 186 934 176269 652 480 578652 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total ............................... 2 599487 2 344 355 750 947 677 329 180 558 167 401 931 505 844 730 378 538 355266 1289 444 1144359 4-09
4-10. Caboose, all directions.............................. 37 300 33137 11 042 10 047 2 036 1 962 13078 12 009 5 443 5 248 18 779 15 880 -10
4-11. IPassnger carrying car, all directions .............. 600 695 109 110 8 9 117 119 30 8 453 568 4-11
4-12. Other palsenger-train cars, all directions ........... 6 317 6 190 822 721 28 34 850 755 546 416 4 921 5 019 1-12
5. Oross ton-miles of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steaks locomotles. ....................... 54165 174250 3 642 41020 39787 128 408 43 429 169 428 77 434 10 659 4 388 5-01
5-02 Oil-burning steam loco tives .................... 12 58 12 581 5-02
5-03. Diesel-electric locootive ........................ 13 126 592 11455 774 3 439 272 3 062 971 676 784 594 452 4 116 056 3 657 423 1 898 303 1740 570 7 112 233 6 057 781 5-03
5-04. Electric locomotives ................................ 218108 200 973 155 909 142 753 24 737 25 325 180 646 168 078 37 462 32 895 5-04
5-05. Other locomotles .................................... 172 060 84 998 172 060 84 998 5-05
5-06. Total .............................................. 13 570 937 11916 576 3 598 823 3246 744 741 308 748 185 4 340 131 3994 929 1 898 380 1741004 7 332 426 6180 643 5-06
6. Gross ton-miles of care, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burnin steam locomotive trains ........ 500 332 1713104 18 402 348 414 339 034 1312 759 357 436 1661173 402 1493 142 494 50 438 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning steal locomotive train ......... 17 1 46 137 1 464 6-02
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains .......... 117 356136 101103 560 33 747 484 28 406 681 8 741 331 6922 386 42488815 35329 067 17460 900 15666026 57 406 421 50 108 487 6-03
6-04. Total In electric locomotrle trains .................. 1963 918 1773140 1458251 1310 943 229643 243106 1 687 894 1554049 276024 219091 6-0o
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........ 1 461 979 845 52 5 1 461 979 845 325 6-05
6-06. Total inallfreight train .......................... 121282502 105436613 35224137 30066 038 9 310 008 847851 44534145 38544289 17461502 15667519 59287055 51224805 -606
6-07. Total of pau. train care and contents incl. In 6-06 347 021 356 067 47 987 43 032 2195 2 693 50 182 45 725 31 297 23 802 265 542 286 540 6-07
7. set ton-iles. revenue and nonrerenue (thousands) ............ 55440 363 46 535208 16164 370 13125480 5157560 4592 49 21 321 930 17717 919 8244187 7038681 25874246 21578608 7
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steal locolotlve-propelled train ....... 9677 20 673 1 0355 5650 7 337 13 904 8 372 19 554 36 270 1 269 849 8-01
8-02. C1l-burning steal locototivs-propelled trains ........ 6 116 6 116 8-02
8-03. Diesel-electric locootive-propelled trains .......... 1 831 854 1641 914 601 648 526 566 97 471 83 887 699 119 610 453 295 824 286 349 836 911 745 112 8-03
8-o. Electric locometiv-propelled train. ................. 25 857 24 788 20 664 18 610 2 364 2 731 23 028 21 341 2 829 3 447 8-o
8-05. Other locomotive-propelltd trains ................... 9 621 6 213 9 621 6 213 8-05
8-06. Notoroar-propelled trained ............................ 677 1 151 677 1151 8-06
8-07. Total train-houre .................... ..... 1 877 692 1694 855 623 347 550 826 107 172 100 522 730 519 651 348 295 860 286 619 851 313 756 888 8-07
AVERAGES

9. Averagsper mile of road per day:
9-01. Train-siles, ordinary .................................5.3 4.8 6.9 6.2 7.9 7.7 7.0 6.4 4.6 4.4 4.8 4.1 9-01
9-02. Net ton-miles ........................................ 8,137 6,773 10,396 8,404 21,073 18,769 11,848 9,808 7,138 6,079 6,705 5,566 9-02
10. Averages per train-ile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locomrtive-mile (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.02 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.02 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight car-mles ............................ 44.8 43.4 43.9 41.2526 49.2 5.3 42.5 44.1 40.7 44.8 44.9 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-iles ............................ 26.5 28.3 26.6 28.6 40.3 40.2 28.7 30.5 27.2 29.0 24.8 26.5 10-03
10-04. Total freight car-mile (excluding cabooe) ......... 71.3 71.7 70.5 69.8 92.9 89.4 74.0 73.0 71.3 69.7 69.6 71.4 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-siles (excl. locomotives and tender) ..... 3,328 3,225 3,307 3,099 4,792 4,528 3,536 3,330 3,291 3,075 3,198 3,196 10-05
10-06. Net ton-miles ....................................... 1,521 1,417 1,517 1,353 2,655 2,453 1,693 1,531 1,554 1,382 1,396 1,347 10-06
11. Oroee tcn-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomctive-mil. 353 346 310 311 362 372 318 321 351 335 378 369 11
12. let ton-all.s per loaded car-sile ............................ 33.9 32.6 34.5 32.8 50.4 49.9 37.4 36.0 35.2 33.9 31.2 30.0 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, eat or north ........... 69.4 69.3 73.7 72.8 59.0 67.3 70.9 71.7 67.3 63.8 69.0 69.2 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ........... 56.5 51.9 51.1 45.2 54.4 42.6 51.7 44.7 56.3 53.0 60.0 56.8 13-02
13-03. Frcent of total car-mile., all directions .......... 62.9 60.5 62,3 59.1 56.6 55.0 61.2 58.3 61.8 58.4 64.4 62.9 13-03
13-04. Percent east or north of total cr-lle ............ 54.7 57.0 58.7 61.9 50.8 61.3 57.3 61.8 55.1 55.0 52.9 54.4 13-04
14. Averages per trala-bour:
14-01. Train-ille ........................................ 19.6 19.4 17.4 17.8 18.3 18.8 17.5 18.0 18.0 17.9 21.9 21.3 14-01
14-02. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 64,591 62,210 56,508 54,584 86,870 84,342 60,962 59,176 59,019 54,663 69,642 67,678 14-02
15. Percent train-vwitching hoar i at way stations of total train-
hours (txcludes pitching time of locomotives ati lnitiel
ndr fine tri hl ........ ............................ 22.9 22.8 26.7 26.9 26.8 26.5 26.7 26.8 25.5 25.3 18.7 18.5 1

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31 IIIII 1 1111081 I8III I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from l08reports of freight train statistics representing113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY 1959 AND 1958


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


1959


1958


EASTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIVING
POCAHONTAS RPFC.ION


1959 1958


AGGREGATES 1 i 11


S" "UN).V. *

DOC


1. Niles of road operated at close of month .#...................
2. Train-alles (locowotlve-propelled and aotorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotlra-propelled trains ..........
2-03. nectric locootlvT-propelled trains ................
2-0. Other locootlve-propelled trains ....................
2-05. Total locootlve-propelled trains ..................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ..........................
2-07. Total train- iles .................................
2-08. Ordinary ...........................................
2-09. Liht ............. .......................... ..
3. Road locoaotiv.-,ilel:
3-01. Principal ....................... ................
3-02. Helper (excludes "B" and trailing *A" unit,) .........
3-03. Light ... ..........................................
3-04. Total locomotivr -ales ...............................
3-05. Total, steam only ..............................
3-06. Total, d slesl-electric only ........................
3-07. Total, electric only .................................
3-08. Total. other ................................... ..
Train-ewitchilo locoaotlve-miles:
3-09. Stema locootives ................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives .........................
3-11. Electric locomotive. ...............................
3-12. Other locomotives ..............................
3-13. Total.. ......................................
3-14. Nlles initial and final terminales ncl. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Rod .................................... ..
3-16. Train wltohing..................................
4. Car-illes (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, west or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total....................................
4-04. I pty. east or north ................................
4-05. REpty, west or south .................................
4-06. Empty, total .. ........... ................... ..
4-07. Loaded and *epty, east or north ......................
4-08. Loaded and empty, vest or south .....................
4-09. Loaded and *epty, total..............................
4-10. Caboose, all directions ........................
4-11. Passenger carrying car. all directions .............
4-12. Other p e*nger-train caroe all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-aille of road locowtives and tenders (thous);
5-01. Coal-buring steam locomotives ......................
5-02 011-burning stsea 1ocorotvlr ........................
5-03. Diesel-electric locomotive. ......................
5-04. Electric locomotives.............................
5-05. Other loco=ottve ..............................
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-burning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locootlie 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 6-06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue thousandse) ...........
8. Train-hour. (Incl. *rain-sltchin4 hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burnig steam loconotive-propelled trair .......
8-02. Cll-burning stema locomotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locomctive-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other loco=otive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train ..........................
8-07. Total train-hours ....................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagesper all* of road per day:
9-01. Trai-miles, ordinary ...............................
9-02. Het ton-iles ....................... ...........
10. AveragT per train-mile excludingg light train*):
10-01. Looonotive-mile (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-mile ..........................
10-03. Empty freight car-il .............................
10-04. Total freight car-mils (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-mile (excl. locootives and tenders) .....
10-06. Iet toon- lle ...................... ...............
11. Gross ton-mlles of loceiotives and tenders per loconctlve-mile
12. Nte ton-miles per laded car-ile............................
13. Car-mile ratioe: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of teal car-miles. east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total ear-mlie. west or south ...........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, l11 directions ..........
1)-04. Percent east or aorth of total oar-sles ...........
14. Averages per train-homr:
14-01. Trait-ailes ...................................
14-02. Gross toa-ailae (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent traln-lvitching hourn at way stations of total Traln-
hours (excludes ewitehing time of locomotives at initial
and final tereinale)...................................


5.2
7,563
1.02
43.5
26.3
69.8
3,217
1,453
351
33.4

68.9
55.9
62.3
54.9

19.5
62,316


23.1


219 914

662487
169 696 306
2 437 609
1 551 572
174 347 974
67 483
174 415 457
172 873 891
1 541 566

174 376 452
3 250829
5 018 357
182 645 638
812 297
177 523 238
2 708 306
1 601 797

174 638
16 555 507
103084

16 833 229
4 463 133

500 374 127
24 217309

4 133 774
3 389 316
7 523090
1 869512
2 677788
4 547 300
6 003 286
6 067 104
12 070390
176 885
2 733
25056

347 202
1068
62 012818
995467
725 158
64 081713

2 926 851
4 475
538 210343
8 856 868
6 143 267
556 141 804
1 467 239
251 130 343

57 157
585
8 702 317
119 872
40 930
3 683
8 924544


4.8
6,709
1.02
42.5
28.1
70.6
3,164
1,389
340
32.7
68.4
52.0
60.2
56.6

19.4
60,766


22.7


220 824

2 381 690
156 667 164
2 386 046
883 694
162 318 594
89 955
162 408 549
161 101541
1 307008

162 336 199
3 178 03 8
4 439 471
169 953 70 8
2 781 680
163 629 979
2631816
910233

304 368
15 323 619
99 627

15 727 614
4 298 513

447 838 980
22 203 822

3 877 205
2 970 327
6 847 532
1793 465
2 736 644
4530109
5 670670
5 706 971
11 377 641
163520
3196
22 317

1 136 817
1705
55 259 812
945025
374 758
57 718 117

10 446 531
3902
487 294 936
8 438 68 8
3 481 978
509 666 035
1 368 301
223 705 366

149 485
589
8084140
12212 5
25 988
5002
8 387 329


6.7
9,581
1.03
41.8
26.4
68.2
3.147
1,422
306
34.0

73.1
49.4
61.3
59.6

17.3
53.565


27.2


SWithout Ala a.
# Reprsenfls an average of the mileage reported at the 010oloee of eaoh month within the period.


50 169

82 252
49 787 315
1 930 696

51 800 263

51 800 263
51 028 036
772 227

51 808 862
1 359 824
2 231 401
55 400 087
87 776
53 198 193
2 114 118

15 205
6 160 940
79 478

6 255 623
1 359 384

133 157 162
8 501 419

1 271 483
861 764
2 133 247
467 586
881 177
1 348 763
1 739 069
1 742 941
3 482 010
52 774
320
4 701

20 351

16 204 461
712 238

16 937 050

98 149

153 919 454
6 584 779

160 602 382
273 229
72 579 167

5 675

2 896 699
95 875

2 998249


6.4
8,462
1.03
40.3
27.9
68.2
3,040
1,327
303
32.9

73.0
45.1
59.1
62.0

17.5
52,369


26.7


50412

1048 912
46 286 151
1 885 719

49 220782

49 220 782
48 552 854
667 928

49 226 451
1 335 999
2 014 045
52 576 495
1125 359
49 398 342
2 052 794

86 009
5 760 911
73 823

5 920743
1 410 655

122 707 174
7 911 356

1 213 987
743027
1 957 014
449 235
905 817
1355052
1 663 222
1 648844
3 312066
50 561
395
3625

376 090

14 900 983
671872

15 948 945

3194 203

138 107 800
6 275 279

147 577 282
212182
64 412 48 5

57 039

2 666 64 8
94 341

2 818028


7.9
19,434
1.02
49.5
39.8
89.3
4,510
2,463
363
49.8

61.5
49.4
55.4
54.8

18.1
80,717


27.1


7 895

505 397
8 787 496
225 721

9 518 614

9 518 614
9 405 531
113 083

9 520 465
145 349
300 696
9 966 510
625 792
9 089 684
251 034


143 857
774 092
9 846

927795
73 762

25 426 920
1 422 799

254 889
210 294
465 183
159 601
215 106
374 707
414 490
425400
839890
9 864
33
157

297 976

3 205 578
113 512

3 617 066

2 573 224

38 776 073
1073 838

42 423 135
11 300
23 168106

45 437

469 122
11021

525 580


7.9
18,566

1.03
46.9
39.4
86.3
4,362
2,348
368
50.0

69.7
39.2
54.4
63.7

18.5
79,781


26.3


7894

1 237 144
8 049 35 8
255 123

9 541625

9 541625
9 426 813
114 812

9 544 158
245 780
369 587
10 159 52 5
1 523 308
8 353 295
282 922

181 819
685 897
12 314

88003 0
66 423

22 726 806
1229 249

281 88 8
160 390
442278
122 493
248 723
371 216
404 381
409 113
813494
9 887
51
189

735067

2 871765
12919 3

3 736 02 5

7 121 89 5

32 809 694
1184 223

41115 812
15 392
22130130

81 325

420 710
13 325


515 360


6.9
10,920

1.03
43.0
28.5
71.5
3,359
1,584
314
36.8

70.9
49.4
60.1
58.7

17.4
57,615


27.2


SOUTHERN REGION


__ __ t ,- 8


1958


1959


58064

587 649
58 574 811
2 156 417
61 318 877

61 318 877
60 433 567
885 310

61 329 327
1 505 173
2 532 097
65 366 597
713 568
62 287 877
2 365 152


159 062
6 935 032
89 324

7183 418
1 433 146

158 584082
9 924 218

1 526 372
1 072 058
2 598 430
627 187
1096283
1 723 470
2 153 559
2 168 341
4 321900
62 638
353
A 858

318 327

19 410 039
825 750

20 554 116

2 671 373

192 695 527
7 658 617

203 025 517
284 529
95 747 273

51112

3 365 821
106 896

3 523 829


6.6
9,830
1.03
41.4
29.8
71.2
3,254
1,493
314
36.1

72.3
43.9
58.2
62.3

17.6
56,607


26.6


1959


1958


WESTERN DISTRICT


1959


1958


t I- I I I


58 306

2 286 056
54 335 509
2 140842

58 762 407

58 762 407
57 979 667
782 740

58 770 609
1 581779
2 383 632
62 736 020
2 648 667
57 751 637
2 335 716

267 82 8
6 446 80 8
86 137

6 800 773
1 477078

145 433 980
9 140605

1 495 875
903 417
2 399 292
571 72 8
1154540
1726 268
2 067 603
2 057 957
4125 560
60 44 8
446
3 814

1 111157

17 772 74 8
801065

19 684 970

10 316 09 8

170 917 494
7 459 502

188 693094
227 574
86 542 615

138 364

3 087 35 8
107 666


3 333 38


4.6
6,934
1.00
43.4
27.7
71.1
3,254
1,519
347
35.0
65.7
56.1
61.0
54.5

18.0
58,158


25.3


37 263

16 651
25 801262

25 817 913

25 817 913
25 681 382
136 531

25 819 162
33 097
344 535
26 196 794
18 004
26 178 790


5 502
2 995 024


3000526
821 809

74 556999
4 424 392

606 770
507 392
1 114 162
316 563
396 395
712 958
923 333
903 787
1 827120
26 290
145
2 821

8 131

9 092 407

9 100 538

43 851

83 529 393


83 573 244
165 920
39 016 495

1 874

1 435 136


1 437 010


4.5
6,216
1.00
40.2
28.8
69.0
3,048
1,374
326
34.2

62.5
54.0
58.3
54.0

17.9
54,231


24.6


37 319

33 219
25 592 374

25 625 593

25 625 593
25 484 490
141103

25 621960
31 983
349 102
26 003 045
35 920
25 97 125


20 952
2 856 711


2 877663
767 312

69 370 637
4 1 00 1 4 3

552 781
471 773
1024 554
331743
401261
733004
884 524
873034
1 757 55 8
26110
130
2598

8972

8 462 367

8 471 339

37 354

77 628 243


77 665 597
156082
35 025 539

5 542

1 426 59


1432137


4.6
6,186
1.02
43.9
24.3
68.2
3,107
1,341
378
30.5

68.4
60.4
64.4
52.5

22.0
68,003


18.7


124 587

58187
85 320 233
281192
1 551572
87 211184
67 483
87 278 667
86 758 942
519 725

87 227 963
1 712 559
2 141725
91082 247
80725
89 056 571
343 154
1 601797

10074
6 625451
13 760

6 649 285
2 208178

267 233046
9 868699

2 000 632
1 809 866
3 810498
925 762
1185110
2 110 872
2 926 394
2 994 976
5 921370
87 957
2 235
17 377

20744
1068
33 510 372
169717
725158
34 427059

211627
4 475
261 985423
1 198 251
6 143 267
269 543 043
1 016 790
116 366 575

4 171
585
3 901360
12 976
40 950
3 683
3 963 705


4.1
5,403
1.02
44.1
26.7
70.8
3.134
1,316
364
29.8

67.3
57.5
62.3

21.5
67,178


18.4


ITEM
NO.


ITEM


125199

62 415
76 739 281
245204
885 694
77 930 594
89 955
78 020 54 9
77 637 384
383165

77 943630
1564 276
1 706 737
81 214 643
97 093
79 911 217
296 100
910233

15 588
6 020100
135490

6 049178
2054123

233034 363
8963074

1 828 549
1595137
3 423 686
889 994
1180843
2 070837
2 718 543
2 775 980
5 494 523
76 962
2620
15905

16 688
1705
29 024 697
143 960
374 75 8
29 561 808

93079
3902
238 749199
979186
3 481 978
243 307 344
984 645
102137 212

5 579
589
3 570187
14 459
25 988
5002
3 621804


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3 1262 08851 8385 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MO-'TH OF JUNE 1959 A':D 1958


ITEM


AGGREGATES

I. Miles of road operated at close of month ....................
2. Triln-lles (loeomotiv--propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. Steam locoootive-propelled trains ...................
2-02. Diesel-electric locotirea-propelled trains ..........
2'- 2-0). Electric loomotive-propelled trained ...............
S,24'' : .r 2-04. Cthot locomotie-propelled trains ...................
S2-05. Total lproclmotld -propelled trinan ...................
2-07. Total train- lles .. ............................
i 2-08. Ordinary......... ...... ....
2-09. Light ................................................
;" 3. Road locooottv-illts:
3-01. Principal ....................... ... ...... .... ...
..--- 3-02. Helper (i elude "B* and trallln *A units) ........
3-03. Light .. ...... .............. ..... .... .....* ***
U. DEP rTO 3-0. Total locomotlT.lles .............................
!. 3-05. Total, ste only ....................................
3-06. Total, ditsl-eletri only .....................
34-7. Total. electric only ......-...................------
3-08. Total, oth r .........................................
Traln-switchinal ocomotlve-isles:
3-09. Steam locoaotives............ ..... .............
3-10. Diessl-electric locomotl e ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotive ..............................
3-12. Other locootivs...............................
3-13. Total ....... .............................. ...
3-14. Miles initial and final termials incl. in 3-13 .....
DiesIl-alectric unit ailes:
3-15 Road ............................ .. ..... ......
3-16. Train witching ..................................
C. Cr-allee (thousands):
4-01. Loded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, wot or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ... ............................. ....
-*OL. Empty, ast or north................. .........
4-05. S pty. wvet or outh................
4-06. bmpty, total ..... ...............................
-07. Loaded and empty. east or north ......................
s-00. Loaded and p epty, vest or south .....................
4-09. Loaded ad empty, total......................
4-10. Cabooe, all direction...........................
4-11. Passenger carrying car, all directions .............
4-12. Other paenger-tral oa r, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-ailes of road locootliva and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning *team locomotlres ......................
5-02 011-barnlng te loconotlive ........................
5-)3. DlSel-electrio locomotives ..... ....................
5-04. Electric locomotives .................................
3-05. Other locosotivee ................................
5-06. thl co.......................................
5-6. Total..
6. Gross ton-ailes of Cars, contents, and caboose (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-buralnn steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-brning steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in disel-electrlc locomotls trains ...........
6-0. Total la electric locomotive train ................
6-05. Total in other locomottvs and sotorcar trains .......
6-06. Total in all freight trains ..........................
'-07. Total of pass. train cars and ccntento Inc). in 6-06
7. Net ton-Illes, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-slitchin t hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burhing steam locomotive-propelled tlani .......
8-OZ. Cl-burnlnr oteam locorcotliv-ropelled trains ........
8-03. Dlesl-eect c locomotive-propelled trains .........
8-04. Electric locotive-propelled tains .................
8-05. Other locomotin-propelled trains ....................
8-06. motoroar-propelled traine.........................
8-07. Total train-bours .................................

AVERAGES

9. Averae.per mile of road per day:
9-01. Trati-miles, ordinary.............................
9-02. et ton-al es ......... ............. ..........
10. Average per train-sile (excluding light traini:
10-01, loconotite-mllee (principal and helper) ..........
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles .........................
10-43. E~pty freight car-miles.............................
10-04. Total freight cor-iles excludingg cabooe) .........
10-05. Cross ton-mlles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-mile ...................................
11. Cross to.n-miles of locomotives and tenders per locomctivt-rile
12. set ton-alles per loaded car-aile ..........................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Prceat of total oar-milel, ast or north ..........
13-02. F:rcent of total car-mile, est or south ..........
13-03. percent of total cr-miles, all dirctio .........
13-'0. RPrcnt east or north of total oar-le ...........
14. Averages per traia-hour:
14-cl. Tra-lle .......... ...........................
l4-02. Groes ton-mile (excl. locomotivs and tender) .....
I1. Percent traln-ewitehing hour, at way stations of total traln-
hourn (excludes evitchlin tlie of locomotiven at inittel
snd final terminols)..... ....... ..........

Without Alaska.


UNITED STATES *


1959


219 681

87 999
35 148 295
508 620
370427
36 115 341
9455
36124 796
35 782 216
342 580

36 122 680
619 421
1037 633
37 779 734
10q 226
36 730082
564 091
377 335

27 943
3 569 914
20929

3 618 786
967 705

102 670 833
5 205 0 3 7

869 773
705 615
1 575 388
380414
541232
921 646
1 250187
1246847
2 497 0 3 4
36 543
732
5 682

41 322
1 612
12 745 736
214 177
173 321
13176169

340 770
5131
113 301 526
1 893 575
1471118
117012 120
328 595
53 506 563

8423
54
1 841 875
25 817
9846
578
1 886 593


5.4
8,119

1.02
44.0
25.8
69.8
3,270
1,495
3490

69.6
56.6
63.1
55.2
19.1
62,023


23.4


1958


220 670

270 813
31 839 788
491 985
182 689
32 785 275
14 708
32 800 063
32 500 053
300 010

32 788 936
613 840
933 791
34 336 567
332 920
33 277 187
539 839
186 621

41 350
3 210 016
18 671

3 270 037
690 984

92124 999
4717 907

808 157
612 384
1 420 541
339 963
552 492
892 455
1 148 120
1164 876
2 312 996
32 997
806
5 756

147 534
8 80
11 394 539
204 366
76 820
11 824139

1 483 346
2 804
101 143 647
1 863152
771 171
105 264 120
346 545
47113 392

17 654
207
1 671 658
23 361
5 895
877
1 719 652


4.9
7,117
1.02
43.7
27.5
71.2
3,239
1,450
344
33.2

70.4
52.6
61.4
56.9

19.1
61,212


23.1


EASTERN DISTRICT


1959


50 149

17 612
10 159 545
400 650

10 577 807

10 577 807
10 396 934
180 873

10 579 664
291 302
486 753
11 357 719
17 738
10 902 673
437 308


5482
1282 18
15 822

1 303 492
282134

27 498 971
1 783 099

267 479
181 916
449 395
91 983
179309
271 291
359 462
361224
720 686
10 806
160
870

4009

3 355 428
153 260

3 512 697

23 644

32 730 928
1 400 717

34 155 289
55231
15 799 620

1 185

599 331
20 737


621 253


6.9
10,502

1.03
43.2
26.1
69.3
3,285
1,520
309
35.2

74.4
50.4
62.4
59.5

17.0
54,978


27.4


1958


50 364

60 368
9 246 126
389884

9 696 378

9 696 378
9 546 262
150 116

9 698 100
258 401
413 401
10 369 902
63 905
9 684 903
421 094


5 359
1149831
13 467

1168 657
273 034

25 109 040
1601 507

250 962
153 656
404 618
85 631
181 319
266 950
336 593
334 975
671 568
9940
171
733

21 050

3 050 140
148 495

3 219 685

17.9 151

28669 252
1416 585

30 264 988
48 486
13 611 055

3 038

536 679
lb 313


558 030


6.3
9,008

1.03
42.4
27.9
70.3
3,170
1,426
310
33.6

74.6
45.9
60.2
62.0

17.4
54,235


26.7


EASTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION INcultDNG
POCAHONTAS REGION
1959 19oD 1959 1958


7 895 7 893 58 0 43 58 257

43160 196 252 60 772 256 620
1838220 1665112 11 997765 10 911 238
47 003 i1 230 447 653 441 114

1928 383 1912594 12506190 11 608 972

1928 383 1912 594 12 506190 11 600 972
1908075 1888448 12305009 11434 710
20 300 24 146 201 181 174 262

1928 709 1912 981 12 509 373 11 611 081
26 757 44 615 318059 303 016
57140 74826 543893 488227
2 012 60r 2032422 13370325 12 402 324
55 308 249 869 73 046 313 774
1904775 1725265 12807449 11610168
52 523 57 288 489 831 478 382


18 873 30 411 24 355 35 770
165 800 139685 1447988 1289516
2 015 2 418 17 837 15 885

186 688 172 514 1 490180 1341171
15926 12 890 298060 285924

5269 567 4764416 32768535 29873456
307 811 247665 2090909 1849172

50 178 56 920 317 657 307 882
47 53 38 473 229 452 192 129
97714 95393 547109 500011
36173 28098 128156 113729
36 775 47 P88 216083 228 607
72 940 75 386 344 239 342 336
86 351 5 018 445 813 421 611
84 311 85 761 445 535 420 736
170 662 170 779 891 341 842 347
1 994 1 980 12 800 11 920
8 9 168 180
30 26 900 759

25411 121 897 29420 142 947

664143 600 489 4019 571 3 650 629
23 608 25132 176 869 173 627

713162 747 518 4225859 3 967203

169238 1248517 192882 1427 668

8598427 7286 12 41329355 35955464
220 782 237763 1621499 1654348

8 988 447 8772492 43143736 39037 480
2129 2 267 57 360 59J753
5011138 4863 544 20 810759 18474599

5 757 13 692 6 942 16 730

98572 86964 697903 625643
2243 2651 22980 23964


106 572 103 307 727 825 661 337




8.1 8.0 7.1 6.5
21,157 20,539 11,951 10,571
1.01 1.02 1.03 1.03
51.2 50.5 44.4 43.7
38.2 39.9 28.0 30.0
89.4 90.4 72.4 73.7
4,711 4,645 3,506 3,414
2,626 2,575 1,691 1,616
354 168 116 320
51.3 51.0 38.0 36.9

58.1 67.0 71.3 73.0
56.4 44.9 51.5 45.7
57.3 55.9 61.4 59.4
51.4 59.7 58.1 61.6

18.1 18.5 17.2 17.6
84,342 84,917 59,278 59,028


26.7 25.8 27.3 26.6


SOUTHERN REGION

19>9 1958


37 254


5 036 559


5 036 559

5 036 559
5 014 270
22 289

5 036 889
5 586
66 748
5 109 223

5109 223



600 467


600 467
161 554

14 552 893
888 423

114 467
96 810
211 277
58 711
70 655
129 366
173 178
167 465
340 641
5133
37
337


1 777 366


1 777 36;



15 706 913


15 706 913
21 477
7 413 33 1


281 855



281 855


4.5
6,633
1.00
42.1
25.8
67.9
3,132
1,478
34B
35.1

66.1
57.8
62.0
54.2

17.9
55,727

26.0


37 368

486
4 980 574


4 981 060

4 P81 060
499 931
31 129

4 990 P5 3
6438
66 P89
5 053 580
540
5 053 040



564
564 302


564 866
142 675

13 800 575
821 026

130 887
88 457
199 344
60 014
78003
138017
170 901
166 460
337 361
5079
45
321

128

1 687 034


1687162

423

14946447


14 946 P70
a1 210
6 711 601

125

278 764



278 889


WESTERN DISTRICT


1959


124 384

27 227
18113 971
60967
370427
18 572 59 2
9455
10 582 047
18462 937
119110

18 577 419
295 776
426 992
19 300 186
35 180
18 813 411
74 260
377 5335

3 588
1 521 459
3092

1 529135
509 091

55 349 402
2225705

437 649
379 353
817 002
193 547
254 494
448041
631 196
633 847
1265043
18 610
527
4 445

11 902
1 612
6 949 799
37 309
173 321
7172 943

147 889
5131
56 265 258
2720 76
1 471119
58 161 471
249758
25 282 467

1 481
5 4
862 117
2 837
S846
578
876 91 2


1958


125 045

13 707
15 947 976
50 871
182 689
16195 243
14 788
16 210 031
16115 412
94 619

16 197 602
304 386
378 675
16 880 63.
18 606
16 613 979
61 457
166 621

5 016
1 356 198
? 786

1 364 000
462 385

48 450 968
2 047 709

389 388
331 798
721 186
166 220
245 882
412 102
555 608
577 680
1133288
15 998
581
4 676

4459
880
6 056 876
30 739
76 820
6169774

55 255
2 804
50241 736
208804
771 171
51 279 770
274 582
21 927 192

799
207
76, 251
2397
5895
877
779 426


ITEM
NO.


+ 4. -4- 4


4.4
5,987
1.00
40.3
27.9
68.2
3,020
1,356

33.7

64.9
53.1
59.1
55.6

17.9
53,594

25.2


4.9
6,775
1.02
44.2
24.3
68.5
3,150
1,369
372
30.9

69.3
59.8
64.6
53.6

21.2
66,325

19.4


4.3
5,845
1.02
44.7
25.6
70.3
3,182
1,361
365
30.4

70.1
57.4
63.6
54.0

20.8
65,792

19.3


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

JUNE 1959


1 1


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroad

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENIDED WITH JUNE 1959 AND 1958


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


ITEM


AGCREGATES
1. Nile of road operated at close of enth I....................
2. Trali-ilel (loco.otio-propelled and notorcar trains):
2-01. Ste locoootive-propelled train. ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric loeoentive-propelled trains ..........
2-0). Electric locomotlve-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other loooeotlre-propelled trainl .................
2-05. Total locoootive-prooelled train ....................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled train ..........................
2-07. Total train-miles ................................
2-08. Ordinary .............................................
2-09. Light ............................................
3. Road locoaotive-Blls:
3-01. Principal ........................ ................
3-02. elper (.cludes Be and tralling "A" unit.) .........
3-03. Light ........ ................................
3-04. Total locoaotiv-alles ..............................
3-05. Total. ste only ....................................
3-06. Total, dinael-yle.trlc only .........................
307. Total. electric only ......... .......................
3-08. Total. otbnr ............... .....................
Traln-eitchhlO locomotlre-alle.:
3-09. Steam locoaotives...............................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootive ..........................
3-11. Electric locosotlr. .............. .............
3-12. Other locoaotlvO ................................
3-13. Total.................. .......................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal toiol. in 3-13 .....
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15. Road ................................................
3-16. Train witohing ....................................
4. Cur-lile thousandss):
-01. Loaded. east or north ..............................
6-02. Loaded, wve t or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ... ...... ...........................
44-4. LE pty, east or north .................................
4-05. Empty. west or south ............................ ...
4-06. Eopty, total ........ ....... ............ ... ... ...
4-07. Loaded and empty. east or north .....................
4-00. Loaded ad empty., vet or south ......................
4-09. Loaded ad empty, total ..............................
4-10. Caboose, all direction ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying car, all directions ..............
4-12. Other panger-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Oross ton-aill of road locomotives and teoders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stals locomotles ......................
5-02 011-barning steam locootivos .......................
5-03. Die**l-electric locorotivas ..... ...................
5-04. Electric locomotives .......................... .....
5-05. Other loconotives .......................... .. ......
5-06. Total ............................. ..................
6. Oross toen-lle of cars caontenta. od cabooses (thou@):
6-01. Total in coal-burning stl locomotive train ........
6-02. Total In oil-barning steam locomotive trains .........
6-0). Total in die*el-eleotrlo locomotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locomotlre trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locoaotivs and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total In all freight train .........................
6-07. Total of pose. train car ad content Incl. In 6-06
7. Not tol-alles. reven aad nonr vena (thoneand) ............
8. Train-houre (aIcl. train-evitching hours at vay stations):
8-01. Coal-urning steam locootive-propelled tralta .......
8-02. Oil-burning stesm locoeotivopropellad trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locosctlie-propelled trains .................
8-05. Other locootlv-propelled traces ...................
8-06. Notoroar-propelled train ............................
8-07. Total traln-hour ..................*...............

AVERAGES

9. Average per mile of read per day:
9-01. Tral-ilee. ordinary ............................
9-0,2. et ton-eilel ........ ..........................
10. Averges per train-all (excludnio liCht train.):
10-01. Looomotive-lle (principal and helper) .............
10-02. loaded freight car-oll ............................
10-03. EKpty freight car-alle ............................
10-01. Total freight car-ello excludingg caboose) .........
10-05. Grosa ton-niles (ecl. locootive and tenders) .....
10-06. let ton-.ilel .....................................
11. Oroe tor-milel of loconotivs and tenders per locooctive-nile
12. lot ton-all per loaded car-le .............................
13. Car-mlle ratio: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total oar-ellea. east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-ailes. west or south ...........
13-03. Percent of total c-il, all directions ..........
13-04. Perc.et east or north of total car-iles ...........
16. Average per train-bour:
14-01. Tra mt -n les .........................................
14-02. Oras ton-nile (excl. locomotives ad tenders) .....
15. Percent train-vwitchlin hour. at way statlcns of total train-
hour6 (exeludes witchingg tie of locomotive a t initial
and final ternals). ....................................


UNITED STATES *


219 80

750486
204 844 601
2 946229
1 921 99
210 463 31 5
76 938
210 540 253
208 656 107
1 884 146

210 499 132
3 870 250
6 055 990
220 425 372
920523
214 253 320
3 272 397
1 979 132

202 581
20125421
124 013

20 452015
5430838

603 044 960
29 422 346

5 003 547
4 094 931
9098478
2 249 926
3 219020
5 468946
7 253 473
7 313 951
14 567 424
213428
3465
30739

388524
2 680
74 758554
1 209644
898479
77 257 881

3 267 621
9606
651 511869
10 750 443
7 614 385
673 153 924
1795834
304 636906

65 580
639
10 5441 92
145689
50 776
4261
10 811 137


5.2
7,655
1.02
43.6
26.2
69.8
3,226
1,460
350
33.5

69.0
56.0
62.5
55.0

19.5
62,265


23.2


220 800

2 652 503
188 506 952
2 878031
1 066 383
195 103 86 9
104 743
195 208 612
193 601 594
1 607 018

195125 135
3 791878
5 373 262
204 290 275
3114600
196 907 166
3171 655
1096854

345 718
18 533 635
118 298

18 997 651
5189497

539 955 07>
26 921 72 9

4 685 362
3 582 712
8 268 074
2133 428
3 289136
5 422 564
6 818 790
6 871 848
13 690 63 8
196 517
4002
28073

1 284 351
2 58b
66 654 351
1149 391
451 578
69 542 256

11 929 877
6706
588 438 583
10 301 840
4 253 14 9
614 930155
1 714 846
270 818 758

167 139
796
9 755 798
145486
31 8,3
5879
10106 981


EASTERN DISTRICT


1959


50 166

99 864
59 946 860
2 331 346

62 378070

62 378070
61 424 970
953 100

62388526
1 651 126
2 718154
66 757 606
105 514
64 100 666
2 551 426


20 687
7 443 128
95 300

7 559115
1 641 518

160 656133
10 284 517

1538962
1 043 680
2 582 642
559 569
1 060 485
1 620 054
2 098531
2104165
4 202 696
63580
480
5571

24 360

19 559 889
865 4 98

20 449 747

121 793

186 650 382
7 985 496

194 757 671
328460
88 378787

6 860

3 496 030
116 612


3 619502


1958


50405

1109280
55 532 277
2275603

58 917 160

58 917160
58099116
818 044

38 924 551
1 594 400
2 427 446
62 946 397
1189 264
59283240
2 473 888

91 368
6 10742
87290

7089400
1 683 689

147 816 214
9 512 863

1 464 94 9
896 683
2 361 632
534 866
1087 136
1 622 00O
1 999 815
1 983 819
3 983 634
60 501
566
4358

397 140

17 951123
820 367

19168 630

3 373 354

166 777 052
7 691 864

177 842 270
260 668
78023 540

60077

3 203 327
112 654

3 376058


POCAHONTAS REGION


1959 I 1958


7 895

548 557
10 625 716
272 724

11 446 997

11 446 997
11 313 606
133 391

11 449174
172 106
357 836
11 979 116
681100
10 994 459
303 557

162 730
939 892
11 861

1114 483
89688

30 696 487
1 730 610

305 067
257 830
562 897
195 774
251 881
447 655
500 841
509 711
1010 552
11 858
41
187

323 387

3 869 721
137 120

4 330 228

2 742 462

47 374 500
1 294 620

51 411 582
13 429
28179 244

51 194

567 694
13 264


632152


7894

1433 396
9 714 470
306 35 3

11 454 219

11 454 219
11 315 261
138 '5 8

11 457 139
200 395
444 413
12 191 047
1773177
10 078 560
340 210

212230
825582
14 732

1052 544
79 313

27 491222
1 476 914

338 808
198 863
537 671
150 591
296 011
446 602
489 399
494 874
984 273
11 867
60
215

856 064

3 472 254
154 325

4 483 543

8 370 412

40095906
1421 986

49 888 304
17650
26 993 674

95 017

507 674
15 976


618 667


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUIUNG
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


-I1 r I


1959


58061

C48421
70 572 576
2 604070

73 825067

73 825067
72 7385 76
1 086491

73 837 700
1 823232
3 075 990
78 736 922
786614
75 095325
2 854 983


183417
8 383020
107 161

86735 98
1731206

191 352 620
12 015127

1844029
1 301 510
3 145539
755 343
1 312 366
2 067 70 9
2 599 372
2 613 876
5 213248
75438
521
5758

347 747

23 429 610
1 002 618

24 779 975

2 864255

234 024 882
9 280 116

246 169 253
341 889
116 558031

58054

4 063 724
129 876

4 251 654


58299

2 542 676
65 246 747
2 581 956

70 371 379

70 371 379
69 414 377
957 00 2

70 381 690
1 884 795
2 871 859
75 138344
2 962 441
69 361 805
2 814 098


303 598
7736324
102 022

8141944
1 763 002

175 307 436
10 989 777

1 803 757
1095546
2 891 303
685 457
1 383147
2 068 604
2 489 214
2 478 693
4 967 907
72 368
626
4573

1 254 104

21 423 377
974 692

23 652 173

11 743 766

206 872 958
9113 850

227 730 574
278 327
105 017 214

155 094

3 711 001
128 630

3 994 725


1959


i i i i i


1958


37 261

16 651
30 837 821


30 854 472

30 854 472
30 695 652
158 820

30 856 051
38 683
411 283
31 306 017
18 004
31 288 013


5 502
3 595 491


3 600 993
983 363

89 109 892
5 312 815

721 237
604 202
1 325439
375 274
467 050
842 324
1096 511
1071 252
2 167 763
31 423
182
3 158

A 131

30 869 773


10 877 904

43 851

99 236 506


99 280157
187 397
46 429 833

1 874

1 716 991


1 718 865


WESTERN DISTRICT


1959


3732 6

33705
30 572 94 6

30 606 653

30 606 653
30 434 421
172 23 .

30 602 213
38 421
415 991
31056 62 5
35 460
31020165


21 516
3 421013

3442 529
909 087

83171212
4 921160

63 ( 66 8
560 230
1223898
301 757
479 264
871021
1055425
1039 494
2 094 910
31189
175
2910

9100

10 149 401


10 158 501

37 777

02 574 690


02 612 467
177 292
41737140

5 667

1 705 359


1711026


1958


124558

85414
103 434 204
342159
1 921 999
105 783 776
76 938
105 860 714
105 221879
638 635

105 805 381
2 000 335
2 568 717
110 382 433
115 905
107 869 982
417 414
1979132

13 662
8146910
16 852

8 177 424
2 716 269

322 582 448
12 094 404

2 438 281
2 189 219
4 627 500
1 119 309
1 439 604
2 558 913
3 557 5 90
3 628 623
7186 413
106567
2762
21 823

32 646
2 680
40 459171
207 026
898479
41 600002

359 515
9606
318 250 681
1 470 327
7 614 385
327 704 514
1 266 548
141649042

5652
639
4 763 477
15 613
50 776
4261
4 840 618


+ 1 I I + 4 + + 4 1


4.8
6,776

1.02
42.7
28.0
70.7
3,176
1,399
340
32.8

68.7
52.1
60.4
56.7

19.3
60,842


22.8


6.8
9,733

1.03
42.0
26.4
68.4
3,171
1,439
Z06
34.2

73.3
49.6
61.5
59.6

17.2
53,808


27.2


* Without Alaska.
I Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of eaoh month within the period.


6.4
8,552

1.03
40.7
27.9
68.6
3,061
1,343
305
33.0

73.3
45.2
59.3
62.0

17.5
52,677


26.7


7.9
19,720

1.02
49.7
39.6
89.3
4,544
2,491
361
50.1

60.9
50.6
55.7
54.2

18.1
81,328


27.0


7.9
18,892

1.03
47.5
39.5
87.0
4,409
2,386
368
50.2

69.2
40.2
54.6
63.0

18.5
80,638


26.2


6.9
11,091

1.03

28:4
71.7
3,384a
1,602
315
37.1

70.9
49.8
60.3
58.6

17.4
57,900


27.2


6.6
9,952

1.03
41.8
29.8
71.6
3,281
1,513
313
36.2

72.5
44.2
58.4
62.2

17.6
57,008


26.6


4.6
6,884

1.00
43.2
27.4
70.6
3,234
1,513
347
35.0

65.8
56.4
61.1
54.4

18.0
57,759

25.4


4.53
6,178

1.00
40.2
28.6
68.8
3,043
1,371
327
34.1

62.9
53.9
58.4
54.2

17.9
54,127


24.7


4.7
6,283

1.02
44.0
24.3
68.3

1,346
377
30.6

68.5
60.3
64.4
52.7

21.9
67,699

18.8


ITEM
NO.


4.1
5,476

1.02 l1
44.2 10
26.5 1:
70.7 l1
3.142 1i
1,323 1
364 1
29.9 1:

67.7 1
57.5 1:
62.5 1:
53.5 1:

21.4 14
66,933 1

18.5 1:


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94 125 837
104 743
94 230 580
93 752 796
477 784

94141 232
1 868 662
2 085 41Z
98095 306
115 699
96 525 196
357 557
1096 854

20604
7376298
16 276

7 413178
2 516 508

281 476 427
11010 783

2 217 937
1 926 936
4 144 873
1 056 214
1 426 725
2 482 93 9
3 274 151
3 353 661
5 627 812
92 960
3201
20 581

21 147
2 585
35 081 573
174 699
451 578
35 731582

148 334
6706
288 990 935
1187 990
4 253149
294 587 114
1 259 227
124 064404

6 378
796
4 339438
16 856
31 883
5 879
4 401 230









f (Z. 1 CT) 4., 3 6 C c f UINIVERifry OF FLORIDA

11111111IIIIIIUIDAIII1llllllli111111lil11111 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Subject to revision 3 1262 08851 839 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


pES FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES'

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 1959 AND 1958


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

AUGUST 1959


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
-1 9POCAHONTAS REGION NO.

1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 __


UN!V V".'" "



UO P'- N ;.7..




U.S. DEPrO"C'O


AGGUREATES
1. Nilse of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Train-alles (loconotivl-propellsd and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stea locoootiv-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Dissel-electric locomotivr-propelled trains .........
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other locaootive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total loconotive-propelled train ...................
2-06. Motorcar-propelled trains..........................
2-07. Total train-mils ...............................
2-08. Ordinary .........................................
2-09. Light........ ...................................
3. Road loconotitv--iles:
3-01. Principal ......................................
3-02. Helper (excludes "B and trailing "A" unit)) ........
3-03. Light ... .......................
3-04. Total locomot les ............................
3-05. Total, steal only.............. ............
3-06. Total. desl-lectr only.......................
3-07. Total. electric only ............................
3-08. Total, other .......................... .. ..
Train-ritchina locomotlve-ailes:
3-09. Steam loco motives ................................. ..
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ........................
3-11. Electric locootives ...............................
3-12. Other locootivo ....................................
3-13. Total .. ..................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminals Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesal-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road ......... .................................
3-16. Train witching ... .........................
4. Car-ales (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................
4-02. Loaded, est or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total..................................
4-04. Empty, east or north ...............................
4-05. BEpty, vest or south..............................
4-06. Empty. total .................................. ..
4-07. Loaded and septy, 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 directions ..............
4-12. Other passng r-traln cars, all directions ..........
5. Gros ton-milsr of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning stema locomotives .......................
5-02 Oil-h0rning steaa locootives .......................
5-03. Dlesel-elctrc locomotives ........................
5-04. Electric locomoties ................................
5-05. Other loco otves ...................................
5-06. Total ................................................
6. Grons ton-ailes of cars. contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burnlng steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-hbrning gstea locomotlia trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locomotive trains ...........
6-04. Total in electric locootir tran...............
6-05. Total in other locootiv an .otorcar train ........
6-o6. Total In all freaiht trains ........................
6-07. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. n 6-06
7. Net ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switchlng hours at nay stations):
8-01. Coal -burllg asteam locomotlve-propelled trali .......
8-C2. 1il-burning steam loconotlve-propelled trains ........
8-03. Dioeel-electiIc locomotlie-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locorctive-propelled trains ................
8-05. Other locomotltv-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelded train ............ .. ...
8-07. Total train-hours ....................................

AVERAGES

9. Avereaes per ile of road per day:
9-01. Train-ailes, ordinary............................
9- 2. t ton- iles ......... ... ...................
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. loconotive-alles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-les.........................
10-03. ampty freight car-iles..........................
10-04. Total freight car-iles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Met ton-miles ................................. ..
11. Gross too-ri-le of locomotives and tenders per locorctive-rile
12. Bet ton-ailes per loaded car-nile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-elles, east or north .........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ile ............
14. Averages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-ailes ....................................
14-02. Groee ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-elitching hour at way stations of totsl train-
hours (excludes switching time of locoeotiveo at initial
and finsl terminale)..................................


219 636

35 354
32 760 131
432 980
346 808
33 575 273
13 511
33 588 784
33 318 906
269 878

33 580 792
616 193
892 401
35 089 386
43 868
34 203 184
481 152
361 182

13 673
3239567
17 057

3 270 297
889 997

98 806 471
4 803 786

815 705
623 056
1438 761
331 867
522 012
853 879
1 147 572
1145 068
2 292 640
34 102
706
4 549

14 537
94
12 374 711
190 075
163 690
12 743 107

78 380
108
102 312 631
1 550 160
1 337 491
105 278 770
289167
47 089 903

4 112
65
1 675 399
21 167
9 233
871
1 710 847


220 441

234 808
32 861 205
494 930
214 114
33 805 057
15 928
33 820 985
33 515 471
305 514

33 808 409
720 602
1015398
35 544 409
291067
34 487 137
548 000
218 205

34462
3368025
21893
24
3424404
909224

95 400 206
4 917 906

864247
660 74 8
1524995
328 514
544251
872 765
1192 761
1204 999
2 397 760
34088
834
3923

130 600
3 630
11798 061
206 44 9
93 417
12 232157

1 312 210
31 54 2
107 257 065
1 895 177
824 324
111 320 318
255169
51174 430

15 907
364
1 761 689
24 783
6629
1061
1810 433


50 099

11 378
8 756 897
317 884

9 086159

9 086 159
8 955 685
130 474

9 089 388
220 527
370 887
9 680 802
11 489
9 323 232
346 081


3 408
1085 553
11 298

1 100 259
244 901

24 656 649
1 557 047

230 128
144 242
374 370
79 068
159 370
238 438
309 196
303 612
612 808
9 313
132
1 110

2 487

2 990 803
124 705

3 117 995

11 135

26 880 806
1 032 970

27 924 911
69 292
12 236 547

748

508 952
15 612


525 312


F + --1--S


4.9
6,916

1.02
43.2
25.6
68.8
3,160
1,413
363
32.7

71.1
54.4
62.8
56.7

19.6
61,536


23.2


4.9
7,489
1.02
45.5
26.0
71.5
3,321
1,527
344
33.6

72.5
54.8

56.7

18.7
61,488


23.2


5.8
7,979
1.02
41.8
26.6
68.4
3,118
1,366
322
32.7

74.4
47.5
61.1
61.5

17.?
53,159


27.1


50 348

14 143
9456286
369 637

9 840 066

9 840 066
9 690 092
149 974

9 840 917
264 090
455 872
10 560 879
14 641
10145 431
400 807


2228
1198 552
15 498

1216 278
265 791

25 751 565
1663 393

257 177
162 576
419 753
80 328
169 048
249 376
337 505
331 624
669129
10 069
117
607

3 256

3113422
141 711

3 258 389

15 157

29 671 349
1 351148

31037 654
38 618
14 380 915

938

563 364
18 511


582 813


6.2
9,214

1.03
43.3
25.7
69.0
3,203
1l48
309
34.3

76.2
49.0
62.7
61.3

16.9
53.255


27.2


7 895

18 282
1 692 616
43 977

1 754 875

1 754 875
1 739 617
15 2581

1 755 097
22 741
51 215
1 829 053
23 918
1 756 088
49 047
-

9251
158 255
1 826

169 332
14 064

4 922 320
287 033

47 917
37 2961
85213
29 422
39 168
68 590
77 339
76 464
153 803
1 827
12
28

10 887

619 966
22 219

653 072

63 684

7 481 202
216 787

7 761 673
2 739
4 213 587

2 912

90 502
2 131


95 545




7.1
17,216
1.01
49.0
39.4
88.4
4,462
2,422
357
49.4

62.0
48.8
504
56.2

18.4
81,236


27.1


7 890

194 284
1 750 478
50 372

1 995 134

1995134
1 974 329
20 805

1 995 461
43 788
72 187
2111 436
244 793
1 810 235
56 408


30 70
149149
2 356

182 075
13 807

4 955 94 8
266288

59181
43 493
102 674
30 997
48 210
79207
90 178
91 703
181 881
2060
16
27

119 776

625 700
24 495

769 971

1 251 718

7 951 616
241 333

9 444 667
2846
5262 129

13 828

94 791
2 502


111121


8.1
21,514
1.02


92.1
4,784
2,665
365
51.3

65.6
47.4
56.5
57.6

18.0
84,994


25.2


57 994

29 660
10 449 513
361 861

10 841 034

10 841 034
10 695 302
145 732

10 844 485
243 268
422102
11 509 855
35 407
11 079 320
395128
I
12 659
1 243 808
13 124

1 269 591
258 965

29 578 969
1 844 080

278 045
181 538
459 583
108 490
198 538
307 028
386 535
380 076
766 611
11 140
144
1 138

13 374

3 610 769
146 924

3 771 067

74 819

34 362 008
1 249 757

35 686 584
72 031
16 4 50 134

3 660

599 45,
17 74


620 857


58 238

208 427
11 206 764
420 009

11 835 200

11 835 200
11664 421
170 779

11 836 378
307 878
528 059
12 672 315
259 434
11955 666
457 215


32798
1347 701
17 854

1398 353
279 598

30 707 513
1929 681

316 358
206 069
522427
111 325
217 258
328 583
427 683
423 327
851010
12129
133
634

123 032

3739122
166 206

4 028 360

1266 875

37 622 965
1592 481

40482 321
41 464
19643044

14 766

658 155
21013


693 934


37 315


5 005277


5 005277

5 005 277
4 982 486
22 791

5 005 425
4 643
63 800
5 073 868

5 073 868



597146


597 146
164464
14 682 031
903 985

114 057
98 898
212 955
58 932
70 325
129 258
172 989
169 224
342 213
5109
35
367


1 793 828


1 793 828


15 860 656


15 860 656
23 574
7 537 301


278 442



278 442


37 367

2025
4 964 781


4 966 806

4 966 806
4 939 580
27 226

4 965 923
6388
66 946
5 039257
2144
5 037 113



528
593 507


594 035
155 9 87
13 9"4 569
881116

113 779
99 331
213110
57 336
69912
127 24 8
1711115
169 243
340 358
5080
51
320

660

1 707 861


1 708 521

4 531

15 674 852


15 679 383
21 331
7 426 254

204

283 781


283 985


124 327

5 694
17 305 341
71 119
346 808
17 728 962
13 511
17 742 473
17 641 118
101 355

17 730 882
368 282
406 499
18 505 663
8 461
18 049 996
86 024
361 182

1 014
1 398 613
3 933

1 403 560
466 568

54 545 471
2 055 721

423 603
342 620
766 223
164 445
253148
417 593
588 048
595 768
1 183 816
17 853
527
3 044

1 163
94
6970 114
43 151
163 690
7 178 212

3 561
108
52 089 967
300 403
1 337 491
53 731 530
193 562
23 102 468

452
65
797 503
3 424
9 233
871
811 548


124 836

24 356
16 689 660
74921
214 114
17 003 051
15 928
17018 979
16 911 470
107 509

17 006 108
406 336
420 393
17 832 837
29489
17 494 358
90 785
218 205

1136
1426 817
4039
24
1432 016
473 639

50 738124
2107 109

434 110
355 348
789458
159853
257 081
416 934
593 963
612 429
1206 392
16 879
650
2969

6 908
3 630
6 351 078
40 24 3
93 417
6 495276

40 804
31 542
53 959 24 8
302 696
824 324
55 158 614
192 374
24 105132

937
364
819 753
3 770
6629
1061
832 514


F F F F I _


6,o
9,150
1.02
43.0
28.7
71.7
3,337
1,538
328
35.8

71.9
47.8
79.9
60.5


57,480


27.1


6.5
10,880

1.03
44.8
28.2
73.0
3,471
1,684
318
37.6

74.0
48.7
61.4
60.6

17.1
58,337


26.9


4,3
6,516
1.00
42.7
26.0
68.7
3,183
1,513
354
35.4

65.9
58.4
62.2
53.6

18.0
56,962


25.9


4;3
6,411
1.00
43.1
25.9
68.9
3,174
1,503
339
34.8

66.5
58.7
62.6
53.4

17.5
55.212


5,994
1.02
43.4
23.7
67.1
3,046
1,310
388
30.2

72.0
57.5
64.7
55.3

21.9
66,209


19.2


4,4
6.229
1.02
46.7
24.6
71.3
3,262
1,425
364
30.5

73.1
58.0
65.4
55.0

20.4
66,255


19.2


f Without Alaska or Hawaii.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES'

Compiled froml08 reports of freight train statistilc representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIrHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST 1959 AND 1958


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


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUoIDNO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
TEM _POCAHONTAS REGION TEO.
1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 198 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958
AGGREGATES
1. miles of road operated at close of month #.................... 219 823 220 713 50153 50 393 7 895 7 893 58 048 58 286 37 267 37 33 8 124 508 125089 1
2. Traln-ailes (locomotive-propelld and motorcar trains):
2-01. Stea locsomotive-propelled trains .................... 880839 3035 692 131782 1137 317 585118 1 752 554 716900 2 889871 16651 35 946 147 288 109875 2-01
2-02. Diesel-electrlc locoeotltv-propelled train............. 271 719 475 255201795 78182616 73 838587 13 955 587 13 027 963 92 138 203 86 866 550 40 844 880 40 405 289 138 736 392 125 929 956 2-02
2-03. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................ 3 843 363 3 822 620 3 020 865 3 003 523 350 693 390 005 3 371 558 3 393 528 471805 429 092 2-03
2-0. Other locosotive-propellsd trains .................... 2 633 840 1 479 011 2 633 840 1 479 011 2-0O
2-05. Total locoatlivt propelled trained .................... 279077 517 261 539118 81 335 263 77 979427 14 891398 15 170 522 96226661 93149949 40861531 404412355 141 989325 127 947934 2-05
2-06. Notorcar-propelled trains ............................ 101 225 134 941 101 225 134 941 2-06
2-07. Total trtin-iles .................................... 279 178742 261 674059 81 335 263 77 979427 14 891398 15 170 522 96226661 93149949 40861531 40441235 142090550 128082875 2-07
2-08. Ordinary ............................................. 276 739 224 259 477 303 80108613 76 876 337 14 727 259 14 991 958 94 835 872 91 868 295 40659185 40 214 303 141244167 127394705 2-08
2-09. Light ................................................ 2 439 518 2196 756 1 226 650 1103090 164 139 178 564 1 390789 1 281 654 202 346 226 932 846 383 688170 2-09
3. Road locoaotTie-ailes:
3-01. Prlncpal ........................................... 279 124 454 261 568 886 81 350609 77 990123 14 894 046 15 174 002 96244655 93164125 40863 466 40 435018 142016333 127969743 3-01
3-02. Belper (ezcludss *B* and trallne "A* unit) ......... 5 058035 5 112065 2094861 2076007 214573 364 865 2309434 2 440872 46372 49254 2 702229 2 621939 3-02
3-03. Light ... ........................................... 7874 358 7 288 727 3 491104 3 263 249 453894 572 852 3 944 998 3 836 101 537 247 545 626 3 392 113 2 907 000 3-03
3-04. Total locomotiv-milee ............................... 292056847 273 969678 86 936 574 83 329379 15 562 513 16111 719 102499087 99441098 41447085 41029898 148110675 133 498682 3-0*
3-05. Total, stea only .................................... 1072138 3 589187 138 352 1 218 016 727 402 2 174 742 865 754 3 392 758 18004 38 832 188380 157 597 3-05
3-06. Total, dieel-electrli only ................... ..... 284007096 264 652614 83 498860 78 851 841 14 445021 13 503 864 97 943 881 92 355705 41 429081 40 991066 144 634134 131 305843 3-06
3-07. Total. electric only ................................. 4 264 415 4 210432 3 299 362 3 259 522 390090 433113 3 689452 3 692 635 574 963 517 797 3-07
3-08. Total, oth.r ........................................ 2 713198 1 517 445 2 713 198 1 517 445 3-08
Train-vwitchiag locootllve-iles:
3-09. Steaa locomoties .................................... 234 125 408494 31051 96152 179865 265906 210916 362058 5502 22 200 17707 24236 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotivs .......................... 26 739557 25 15992 8 9 715 772 9 261088 1 244625 1 103 504 10 960397 10 364 592 4 777935 4 569 961 11001 225 10225375 3-10
3-11. Electric locomotives ................................ 158 024 158 594 119138 116 492 15170 18 854 134 308 135 346 23716 23248 3-11
3-12. Other loconotvo ...................................- 4 8 4 8 3-12
3-13. Total .............................................. 27 131706 25727064 9865961 9473732 1439660 1 388264 11305621 10861996 4783437 4592161 11042648 10272907 3-13
3-14. Miles Initial and final terminal. inl. in 3-13 ...... 7 24 353 6 999 755 2 143952 2 211 145 116061 104151 2 260013 2 315296 1 305 650 1 212153 3 677690 3 472 306 3-1'
Diesel-electric unit miles:
3-15. Rod................................................ 802046018 726 999264 211206476 197 664627 40295951 36 870744 251 502 427 234 535 371 118 135 868 110 498 376 432 407 723 381 965 517 3-15
3-16. Train witching ................................ 39 141795 36 594758 13 503 492 12 769 640 2 287435 1 971419 15 790927 14741059 7 089199 6 616862 16 261669 15 236837 3-16
4. Cr-ails. (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, east or north ................................ 6607394 6315379 2001714 1945643 394 988 445542 2396702 2 391185 941029 876472 3269664 3047722 k-ol
-02. Loaded, west or south ................................ 5 349014 4 819543 1 341724 1197711 327 362 273000 1 669086 1 470711 797 988 745 533 2 881940 2 603299 -02
-03. loaded, total ....................................... 11956408 11134922 3343438 3143 354 722350 718542 4065788 3861896 1739016 1622005 6151604 5651021 4-o3
-04. Empty.east or north................................ 2 970502 2798442 734508 693081 253555 205205 988063 898286 495190 507041 1487249 1393115 k-o0
4-05. Empty, west or south ................................. 4 309 651 4 391 381 1 399 848 1 426789 327 225 388017 1727 073 1 814806 605 290 616 775 1 977 288 1 959 800 -05
-06. empty, total ........................................ 7280153 7189823 2134356 2119870 580780 593222 2715136 2713092 1100480 1123816 3464537 3 352915 -06
4-07. Loaded and empty, east or north ...................... 9 577 896 9 113821 2 736 222 2 638 724 648 543 650747 3 384765 3 289471 1 436 218 1 383 513 4 756913 4 440837 4-07
4-08. Loaded and empty, west or south ...................... 9 658665 9 210924 2 741572 2 624 500 654 587 661017 3 396159 3 285517 1 403 278 1 362 308 4 859228 4 563099 4-08
4-09. Loaded and empty, total .............................. 19 236 561 18 324 745 5 477794 5 263224 1 303 130 1 311764 6 780 924 6 574988 2 839496 2 745 821 9 616141 9003 936 -09
4-lO. Caboose, all directions .............................. 283 085 263 465 83 016 80014 15 451 15 717 98467 95731 41 640 41 226 142 978 126 508 4-lo
4-11. Passenger carrying cars., all directions .............. 5 000 5 793 791 847 61 85 852 932 254 287 3 894 4 574 4-11
4-12. Other passen-er-train cars, all directions ........... 40 697 37 663 7 652 5 594 248 269 7 900 5 863 3 881 3 540 28 916 28 260 4-12
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotlves and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-bmrningstea locomotive ....................... 430 202 1497179 32052 403538 344 576 1052445 376628 1455983 8131 9814 45443 31 382 5-01
5-02 Oil-burning steam locomotives ....................... 15 181 6 59 8 15181 6 59 8 5-02
5-03. Diesel-elsctric locomotives ..... .................... 99 658273 89 790582 25 704689 23 979 336 5078640 4 654 589 30 783 329 28 633925 14 411 253 13 493096 54 463 691 47 663 561 503
5-04. Electric locootlss................................. 1 591108 1 538 339 1129 173 1093720 175 833 194 823 1 305006 1 288 543 286 102 249796 5-04
5-05. Other locootl s ................................... 1 233 498 631 096 1233 498 631096 5-05
5-06. Total ............................................... 102 928 262 93 463794 26 865 914 25 476 594 5 599 049 5 901 857 32 464 963 31 378 451 14 419 384 13 502 910 56 043 915 48 582 433 5-06
6. Gross ton-ailes of cars, contents, and cabhooss (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive trains ........ 3601959 14028452 166259 3 402 555 2 867601 10366871 3033860 13769426 43851 42434 524 248 216592 6-01
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains ......... 114 622 39 321 114622 39 321 6-02
6-03. Total in dioe.l-electric locomotive trains ........... 857 289572 793151870 241 689 267 222 342 580 61 396 761 54 351 574 303086028 276 694154 130053724 122058 981 424 149 820 394398735 f03
6-. Total in electric locomotle trains.................. 13863 231 13 743968 10 167 566 10 213201 1 672 316 1 817034 11 839882 12030235 2 023 349 1713733 6-0
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ....... 10 322 270 5 852 329 10 322 270 5 852 329 6-05
6-06. Total In all freight trains ......................... 885191654 826 815940 252 023 092 235 958336 65 936678 66 535479 317 959770 302 493815 130097 575122101415 437134309 402220710 6-06
-07. Total of paseo. train cars and contents incl. in 6-06 2419 617 2 306 524 462 156 342 396 18 732 22 848 480 888 365 244 233 566 220049 1 705163 1 721 231 6-0
7. Net tcn-mllee, revenue and nonrevenue thousands ) ............ 397 905623 365 932479 113109621 104 194663 35 921682 36 103225 149031303 140 297888 60911095 55 402953 187963 225 170 231638 7
8. Train-hours (Incl. train-sl-itching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-buri steam loccmti-propelled tlatn ....... 75 247 193 884 9 077 61 965 56 847 118 03 5 65 924 180 000 1 874 5 913 7 449 7 971 8-0
8-C2. ei-burning. steam locomotlive-ropelled trains ........ 1695 1241 1695 1241 8-02
8-03. Dieel-lectic locootive-propeled trains .......... 13 973 45 13 189 751 4 555 073 4 282 341 745 294 684318 5 300367 4 966 659 2 271 870 2 259 597 6 401 186 5 963 495 8
8-04. Electric locoectie-proplled train ................. 189 385 191 965 150 331 148 402 17097 20 252 167 428 168 654 21 957 23 311 8-0L
8-05. Cther Iocomotivle-propelled trains ..................... 69 645 44 814 69 648 44 814 80
8-C6. otoroaor-propelled train,............................. 5 849 7 907 5 849 7907 -0
8-07. Total train-hours .............................. 14315247 13 629562 4 714 481 4492706 819 238 822605 5533719 5 315 313 2273 744 2 265 510 6507784 6048 739 8-
AVERAGES
9. Averages per aile of road per day:
9-1. T l-iles ordinary ............................ .... .2 4.8 6.6 6.3 7.7 7.8 6.7 6.5 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.2 9-01
9-2.et ton-les....... .........................49 6,823 9,281 8,509 18,724 18,823 10,565 9,906 6,726 6,136 6,213 5,600 9-02
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-C1. locostlre-miles (principal and helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.03 1.01 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02 10-01
10-02. Loaded freight ca-milles ............................ 43.2 42.9 41.7 40.9 49.1 47.9 42.9 42.1 42.8 40.3 43.6 44.4 10-02
10-03. Empty freight car-miles ............................. 26.3 27.7 26.7 27.6 39.4 39.6 28.6 29.5 27.0 28.0 24.5 26.3 i0-03
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) ......... 69.5 70.6 68.4 68.5 88.5 87.5 71.5 71.6 69.8 68.3 68.1 70.7 10-04
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locootives and tenders) ..... 3,199 3,186 3,146 3,069 4,477 4,438 3,353 3,293 3,200 3,036 3,095 3,157 10-05
10-06. Net ton-iles ....................................... 1,438 1,410 1,412 1,355 2,439 2,408 1,571 1,527 1,498 1,378 1,331 1,336 i0-06
11. Groes ton-iles of locomotive and tenders per locowtive-ile 352 341 309 306 360 366 317 316 348 329 378 364 11
12. Net ton-ailes per loaded car-mile .............................. 33.3 32.9 33.8 33.1 49.7 50.2 36.7 36.3 35.0 34.2 30.6 30.1 12
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north........... 69.0 69.3 73.? 73.7 60.9 68.5 70.8 72.7 65.5 63.4 68.7 68.6 13-01
13-02. Percent of total car-miles, west or soith ........... 55.4 52.3 48.9 45.6 50.0 41.3 49.1 44.8 56.9 54.7 59.3 57.1 13-02
13-03. Percent of total ear-miles., ll directions .......... 62.2 60.8 61.0 59.7 55.4 54.8 60.0 58.7 61.2 59.1 64.0 62.8 13-03
13-04. Percent east or north of total car-ciles ............ 55.3 56.? 59.9 61.9 54.? 62.0 58.9 61.9 54.1 54.0 53.2 53.9 13-04
1. Avorages per train-hour:
14-01. Train-mlls .......................... .............19.5 19.2 17.3 ?1.4 18. 18.4 17.4 17.5 18.0 17.9 21.8 21.2 14-o1
14-02. Grose ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) ..... 61,836 60,663 53,457 52,520 80,485 80,884 57,459 56,910 57,217 53,896 67,171 66,497 14-02
15. Percent train-ewitching hourp at way stations of total train-
hour s(excludte switching time of loco2otie 24.9 18.9 18.7n1
and flnel terminals).. ................................... 23.2 29.9 27.3 26.9 26.9 26.0 27.2 26.8 25.5 24.9 18.9 18.7 15


f Without Alaska or Hawail.
# Represents an average of the mileage reported at the clone of each month within the period.


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IIlIIllllllllIIIIIIIIIIIIIII INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
3 1262 088518401 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 108reports of freight train statistics representing 11 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1959 AND 1958


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

OCTOBER 1959


ITEM


U.S. DEPOITOrY


UNITED STATES


19QQ


EASTERN DISTRICT IPOCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCUIDINO
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


0 4 r 4 1 1 F r


10958


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AGGREGATES
1. Niles of road operated at close of noath ....................
2. Train-ail.s (locomotiv-propelled and otorcar trains):
2-01. Steaa locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Diesel-electric locootiv-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric loco=otlTe-propelled trains ................
2-04. Other looonotive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locowotive-propelled train ..................
2-06. Notorcar-propelled train ...........................
2-07. Total train-r ile ...................................
2-08. Ordinary .......................................
2-09. Light...................... ...........
3. Road loconotive-ailes:
3-01. Principal .......................... .............
3-02. Helper (excludes "B" and trailing "A" uaits) .........
3-03. Light ...........................................
3-0O Total loconotl -ailes ..............................
3-05. Total. steaa only ....................... .......
3-06. Total. diesel-electric only ..........................
3-07. Total, elctric only .............................
3-08. Total, other.....................................
Train-switchlng locomotlve-alle:
3-09. Ste loco ot es .................................
3-10. Diesel-electric locomotives ......... ..........
3-11. Electric locomotives ..............................
3-12. Other loco otivo ................................
3-13. Total ....................... .......... ..
3-1 .. Ml es initial and final terminal. inel. in 3-13 ......
Diesel-alectrlc unit mile.:
3-15. Road .............................. ........... .....
3-16. Train pitching ..................................
4. Cr-ailes thousandsa):
4-01. Loaded. east or north...........................
4-02. Loaded. west or south ...............................
h-03. Loaded, total ...................... ...... ..
4-04. Empty, east or north ..... ................ ........
-05. Empty, west or south ........................... .....
4-06. Empty. total.. ..................................
-C7. Loaded and eIpty, east or north ................
-. oaded ad epty, et or outh..............
C-09. Loaded and empty, total...... ..............
-10. Cabooe. all directons ...........................
4-11. Passenger carrying car., all directions ..............
h-12. Other pas.en or-trala car., all directions .........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotiv J and tender. (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steaa locomotives ......................
5-02 Oil-mbrning stoem locomotives ......................
5-03. Diesel-electrli locomotives........................
5-04. Electrle locono ties .................................
5-0. Other locomotives .........................
5-06. Total ...... .... ............................
6. Oross ton-miles of cars, contents, and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-burning steam locomotive train ........
6-02. Total in oil-tbrning stea. locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diosel-electrir locotve trains .. ....
6-(0. Total in electric locootive trains ................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and -otorcar trains .......
6-06. Total in all freight trains ..........................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents inc. In 6-06
7. Net ton-miles. revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hour. (incl. traln-switching hour. at may stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steoa locomotive-propelled trial .....
8-02. il-borning atea. locootive-propslled train........
8-03. Del-electric locoiotive-proplled train ..........
8-Oh. Electric loconctive- ropelled tainl .................
8-05. Other locoiotive-propelled trains ...................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled trains .........................
8-07. Total train-houri ................. .............

AVERAGES

9. Aerages pr aile of road per dy:
9-01. Train-nile.. ordinary .........................
9-02. et ton-ile.............. ...................
10. Average* per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locomotive-nles (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-lile...........................
10-03. OEpty freight car-mila ......... ..........
10-04. Total freight car-miles (excluding caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-siles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Wet ton-niles ...................................
11. Gross ton-miles of loconotives and tenders per lococmtive-itle
12. het ton-iales per loaded car-ile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, east or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-aileb, welt or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total oar-siles, all directions ..........
13-04. Percent .ast or north of total oar-ailes ..........
14. Averages per train-hour:
lh-01. Train- ile .........................................
14-02. Gro-s ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-svitching hours at way stations of totel train-
hours (excludes pitching tin of locomotive at initial
and final termnals) .................................


219 637

23 614
33 995 587
431 612
295 023
34 745 836
12 394
34 758 230.
34 487 939
270 291

34 754 909
570 963
917 325
36 243 197
31 463
35 428 415
481 066
302 253

7245
3 545213
16 341

3 568 799
943 466

102 033 866
5247137

869 063
679 648
1 548 711
349 318
525 952
875 270
1 218 381
1 205 600
2 423 981
35 236
638
5221

8 344

12 819 575
185 698
138 850
13 152 467

29 369

108 311 257
1 561 586
1 242 900
111 145 112
322 033
49 810 995

2 421

1 768 421
21 129
8 029
963
1 800 963


5.3
8,001

1.02
45.4
25.8
71.2
3,287
1,520
341
33.4

70.9
56.6
63.8
56.2

18.6
60,639


24.1


220 295

423 469
35 072 021
529 969
240 741
36 266 200
18 742
36 284 942
35 960 018
324 924

36 270 221
695 292
1038 806
38 004 319
528 579
36 648 825
581 661
245254

49056
3 740 575
21 602
30
3 811263
992 067

100 262 774
5 502 356

919 612
715 292
1634904
377 190
549 364
926 554
1 296 802
1 264 656
2561458
36 638
672
4654

156 041
67 344
12 416 687
217 895
111 195
12 969 162

1 549 186
473 626
113 260 002
1 972 594
948 331
118 203 739
288 312
54 642 969

20 601
5399
1 888 901
26 262
6 884
1247
1 949 294


6.1
8,730

1.02
44.5
26.0
70.5
3,235
1,438
323
32.3

76.8
49.3
63.1
61.1

17.1
54,647


28.0


50 109

8 554
9 228 986
332 795
9 570 335

9 570 335
9 434 145
136190

9 575 187
228 493
396 197
10 199 877
8 724
9 826 484
364 669

2 218.
1 191902
10 962

1 205 082
267 584

26111290
1699173

256 482
163 358
419 840
77 546
168 087
245 633
334 028
331 445
665 473
9 782
104
1 468

1 679

3 166 227
129 895

3 297 801

6 886

29 395 270
1115222

30 517 378
88 055
13 561 621

590

541 632
16 228

558 450


6.6
9,915
1.03
44.1
25.3
69.4
3,206
1,499
308

76.2
50.7
63.6
60.6

16.9
53,250


27.5


50 317

16 318
10056 130
410 634

10 483 082

10 483 082
10320 781
162 301

10 484 203
284 021
442 009
11210 233
16 681
10 751139
442 413

4361
1 301817
14 712

1 320 890
297 338

27054178
1795 930

275 842
179 530
455 372
86 009
174 564
260 573
361 851
354094
715 945
10 692
77
974

3533

3 290 297
155 726

3 449 556

18 519

31 602 451
1464369

33 085 339
58 692
15 466 008

973

600 064
20 283

621 320


7.3
18,508

1.01
50.7
39.0
89.7
4,603
2.527
359
49.8

63.8
49.5
56.5
55.2

17.7
80,888


r 1


8.3
21,452

1.02
50.9
40.5
91.4
4,683
2.595
363
50.9

61.9
49.6
55.7
55.2

17.8
82,483


26.7


7 894

7 442
1 754 242
46 242
1 807 926

1 807 926
1 792 333
15 593

1 808244
21 922
52 389
1 882 555
10 477
1 820 220
51 858


3 677
177 956
1 710

183 343
14 212

5143 073
319 494

50 185
40 688
90 873
28 530
41 447
69 977
78 715
82 135
160 850
1 889
8
30

4 740

647 867
23 492

676 099

16 154

8 009 395
225 388

8 250 937
2 300
4 529 269

1 075

98 753
2 176


102 004


6.2
10,061

1.02
45.5
28.1
73.6
3,453
1,611
329

74.3
49.3
61.8
60.0

17.2
58,699


27.9


7 900

211298
1 786 809
51 416

2 049 523

2049523
2 024 889
24 634

2050 033
42 015
72 672
2164 720
264 590
1 842 766
57 364


32 623
163 583
2 425

198 631
14 569

5002 317
290 654

56 882
46 247
103 129
34 983
46 994
81 977
91 865
93 241
185 106
2 121
15
34

128 597

631357
26 023

785 977

1 325 706

7 908 961
247 808

9 482 475
3 030
5253 658

15236

97 126
2 601

114 963


6.8
11,481

1.03
45.2
27.8
73.0
3,448
1,678
317
37.1

73.3
50.5
62.0
59.6

17.0
57,814


27.3


58 003

15 996
10 983 228
379037
11 378 261

11 378 261
11 226 478
151 783

11 383 431
250 415
448 586
12 082 432
19 201
11 646 704
416 527

5 895
1 369 858
12 672

1 388 425
281 796

31 254 363
2 018 667

306 667
204 046
510 713
106 076
209 534
315 610
412 743
413 580
826 323
11 671
112
1 498

6 419

3 814 094
153 387

3 973 900

23 040

37 404 665
1 340 610

38 768 315
90 355
18 090 890

1 665

640 385
18 404

660 454


4.5
6,986

1.00
44.0
26.6
70.6
3,269
1,550
351
35.2

65.8
58.7
62.3
53.5

17.5
56,883


26.7


I I I I


4.6
7,155
1.00
43.7
26.9
70.6
3,282
1,568
334
35.9

65.5

61.9
52.9

17.0
55,539


26.5


58 217

227 616
11 842 939
462 050
12 532 605

12 532 605
12 345 670
186 935

12 534 236
326 036
514 681
13 374 953
281 271
12 593 905
499 777

36 984
1465400
17 137

1519521
311 907

32 056 495
2 086 584

332 724
225 777
558 501
120 992
221558
342 550
453 716
447 335
901051
12 813
92
1 008

132 130

3 921 654
181 74 9

4235533

1344225

39 511 412
1712177

42 567 814
6172 2
20 719 666

16 209

697 190
22 884


736 283


4.7
6.134

1.02
44.8
23.3
68.1
3,066
1,310
388
29.2

71.0
60.4
65.8
54.4

21.6
65,802


20.6


37 283

258
5 236 430

5 236 688

5 236 688
5 210 681
26 007

5 236 910
5 368
69 692
5 311 970
290
5 311 680


18
649 218

649 236
168 618

15 290 269
981 494

122 652
106 771
229 423
63 719
74 986
138 705
186 371
181 757
368 128
5 346
52
430

35

1 865 988


1 866 023

845

17 033 086

17 033 931
27 991
8 074 145

25

299 431



299 456


4.7
6,631

1.02
46.1
24.1
70.2
3.180
1,399
360
30.3

70.8
60.3
65.7
55.0

20.5
64,716


20.6


ITEM
NO.


37353.

10 199
5 303 384


5 313 583

5 313 583
5284656
28 927

5 312 652
7799
76607
5 397 058
11 04 2
5 386 016


3 924
655408


659332
163 703

14 759 83 3
1051990

122 259
108 836
231095
64 374
77668
142 04 2
186 633
186 504
373 137
5415
28
430

3 522

1801268

1 804 790

38 550

17 304 468

17 343 01"8
25 816
8 284 980

1379

310 888



312 267*


SVithout Alaska or awaii. s- n., ,o,. ..o...


I _~______ _____~__ 1 1 r


I i


124 351

7 360
17 775 929
52 575
295 023
18 130 887
12 394
18 143 281
18 050 780
92 501

18 134 568
315180
399 047
18 848 795
11 972
18 470 031
64 539
302 253

1 332
1 526137
3 669

1 531 138
493 052

55 489 234
2 246 976

439 744
368 831
808 575
179 523
241 432
420 955
619 267
610 263
1 229 530
18 219
474
3 293

1 890

7 139 493
32 311
138 850
7 312 544

5 484

53 873 506
220 976
1 242 900
55 342 866
203 687
23 645 960

731

828 605
2 725
8 029
963
841 053


124 725

185 654
17 925 698
67 919
240 741
18 420 012
18 742
18 438 754
18 329 692
109 062

18 423 33 3
361457
447 518
19 232 308
236 266
18 668 904
81 884
245254

8 148
1619 767
4 465
30
1632410
516 457

53 446 4
2 6


9
308
/1 82
-1 O 138
;., 4 41962
5, 456453
' 30 81

8 4t
552


44
6 6 5
36
111 195
6 928 839

166 411
47 626
56 444 122
260 417
948 331
58 292 907
200 774
25 638 323

3013
5399
880 823
3378
6 884
1247
900 744


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




6-02
6-03
4-o4






4-12


5-o

5-05
5-06

6-01
6-02
6-03
6-04

6-06
6-07
7
8-01
8-02
8-03
8-o0
8-05
8-06
8-07


5.1
7,316

1.02
44.9
25.4
70.3
3,223

363
32.2

71.3
56.4
63.9
56.1

19.3
61,714


24.3


_ 1 1 1


I I -


I I I I I


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I I


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Page 2


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES '

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistics representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WIT OCTOBER 1959 AND 1958


Statement No. ik-211 (0-A)


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDINO SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM

1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958959 958 1959 1958NO.


AGGREGATES
1. Miles of road operated at close of month ..................
2. Train-miles (locomotive-propelled and motorcr train.):
2-01. Steam locomotive-propelled trains ..................
2-02. Diesel-electric locomotiv-propelled train .........
2-03. Electric locomotliv-propelled trains .................
2-04. Other looootive-propelled trains ...................
2-05. Total locomotive-propelled trains ..................
2-06. Motoro-propelld train..........................
2-07. Total trali -iles ... ............ ........
2-08. Ordinary ........................
2-09. Liht .. .................................
3. Road looomotive-.lles:
3-01. Principal ....................................
3-02. Blper (exclude B and trailing "A units) .........
3-03. Light ......................... ........
3-04. Total locomotive -miles .............................
3-05. Total, steam only ....................................
3-06. Total, dieel-elsetric only ..........................
34 7. Total. electric only ............................. ...
3-08. Total, other...................................
Train-evitchito loeomotive-alles:
3-09. Stea- locootives ...............................
3-10. Diesel-electric locootive ..........................
3-11, Electrlc locomotive ...............................
3-12, Other looootivos .................................
3-13. Total ..... ......................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminlals ncl. in 3-13 ......
Dieasl-olectric unit miles:
3-15. Road... .. ... .... .. ............ ... .. ....
3-16. Train eltohing ...................................
4. Car-iles (thousands):
4-01. Loaded, *at or north .............................
4-02. Loaded. west or south............................
4-03. Load d. total ... ...................... .........
pty. ast or north ............................
4-05. E pty. wa t or south ................................
4-06. aEpty, total...................................
4-07. Loaded and epty. east or north ....................
4-08. Loaded and empty vest or south ......................
4-09. Loadd ad pty total............... ........
4-10. Caboose. all direction ............................
4-11. Paesnger carrying care. all directions ..............
4-12. Other pasenger-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Gross ton-miles of road locomotivs and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burning steaa locootiss .......................
5-0?. O1l-burnn steaB locomotlves ........................
5-03. Dies*-sl-ectric locomotives ..... ....................
5-04. lactrio loco otive .................................
3-05. Other locootes.................... .........
5-06. Total ... ............................. ..
6. Gro*s toeailea of cars, contet.s, amd cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total in oonl-h u gi ste.. locosotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-burning steam locomotive trains ........
6-03. Total in diesel-electric locoaotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locoaotive 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. let ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-houre (Id.l traltm-sltchin hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning steam loconotie-propelled train .......
8-02. Ol-bhrning sts. locootiv.-Dropelled trains ........
8-03. Diesel-electric locootive-propelled train ..........
804. Electric locomotive-propelled trains ................
8-05. Other loconotive-propelled trains ..................
8-06. Motoror-propelled train .....................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averaeper mile of road per day:
9-01. Traio-ille. ordinary............................
9-02. Ret ton- ile ....................................
10. Average per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. locoomtive-ollee (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-ile.........................
10-03. Epty freight car-le...........................
10-04. Total freligt car-mlle. (excludio caboose) .........
10-05. oroes ton-miles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles ..................................
11. Oroes tc.n-mles of locomotives and tenders per loconctive-aile
12. set ton-eiles per loaded car-ile............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-miles, aat or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-mile. wet or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, ell directions ..........
13-04. Percent east or north of total oar-miles ...........
14. Averages per train-bour:
4-01. Train-milse................... .................
14-02. Grose to-almles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-evitching hours at way stations of total train-
hours (excludes weitching time of locomotives at initial
ad finsl terminal.)..................................


219 791

935 691
337 423 012
4 686 094
3 218 752
346 263 549
124 726
346 388 275
343 420365
2 967910

346 331 265
6 239 505
9 671 919
362 242 693
1 144 102
352 576 253
5 207 907
3 314 431

254421
33 570 645
189 172

34 014 238
9 074 414

1 000 468 149
49 281 018

8 271 211
6 653 548
14 924 759
3 632 997
5 322118
8 955 115
11 904 208
11 975 666
23 879 874
351 291
6 218
50 786

451 727
15 181
124 566 630
1 955 558
1 506 796
128 495 892

3 702 244
114 622
1 065 043 135
16 871 311
12 770668
1 098 501 980
3 043 340
493 906 070

81658
1695
17 372144
23003S
85 639
7 542
17 778 717


5.1
7.392
1.02
43.4
26.1
69.5
3,199
1,438
355
33.1
69.5
55.6
62.5
55.4
19.5
61,787


23.4


220 630

3 777 457
320 931 227
4 835 037
1 939 679
331483 400
166 919
331 650 319
328 827 711
2 822608

331 522 841
6 533026
9 332 807
347 388 674
4 503 30 9
335 574 231
5 324 665
1 986 469

497 843
32 330 40 6
200 240
78
33 028 567
8 91812 8

921 773 401
47 068 543

8 084 92 8
6195 84 5
14 280 773
3 507 925
5 477 705
8 985 630
11 592 853
11 673 550
23 266 403
334 18 8
7097
46436

1791866
104 763
113 914 529
1 957906
840 806
118 609 872

16 949 994
783 42 8
1011 816 34 9
17 527111
7 665 555
054 742 437
2 856 250
470 769 671

232 02 9
9585
16 826 007
242 27 5
58 321
10079
17 378 296


4.9
7,019
1.02
43.5
27.3
70.8
3,208
1,432
341
33.0
69.7
53.1
61.4
56.6

19.1
60,693


23.1


50 146

148 244
95 829 305
3 662 536
99 640 085

99 640 085
98 155141
1 484944

99 668 454
2 524 047
4 272 613
106 465 114
155 028
102 304 252
4 005 834

35 346
12 011 292
140 312

12 186 950
2 663 114

261 558 834
16 797 692

2 483 510
1 653 385
4 136 895
881 324
1 715 697
2 597 021
3 364 834
3 369 082
6 733 916
101746
993
10 525

35 282
31 812 480
1 379 313

33 227 075

181299

297 370 850
12 274 572

309 826 721
633 264
138 756 646

10270

5 589 969
181 290

5 781 529


6.4
9,102

1.03
42.1
26.5
68.6
3,157
1,414
312
33.5
73.8
49.1
61.4
60.0

17.2
53.589


27.5


50 37 8

1167473
93105265
3 782 375
98 055113

98 055 113
96 639 761
1415352

98 069 625
2 613 862
4 135 53 8
104 819025
1 248 648
99 469 595
4 100 782

103 63 8
11 768 689
145 034

12 017 361
2 788 329

249 782 812
16 224 868

2 471101
1 536 503
4 007 604
858 094
1 763 785
2 621879
3329195
3 300 28 8
6 629 483
100 499
994
7 284

409 982

30 315 686
1 391 388

32117 056

3 434 681

282 696 887
12 996 114

299 127 682
443 923
133 625 871

63 855

5 429 297
187 047

5 680199


6.3
8,725

1.03
41.5
27.1
68.6
3,095
1,383
306
33.3
74.2
46.6
60.5
61.7

17.3
52,661


27.1


7 895

609 506
17 345 016
436 195

18 390 717

18 390 717
18 195 294
195 423

18 393 994
259 144
557 106
19 210 244
759 988
17 964 368
485 888

193 496
1 588 540
18 440

1800476
144 526

50 227 643
2 905 944

491 439
405 513
896 952
309 319
406089
715 408
800 758
811 602
1 612 360
19 105
76
305

359335

6 329 565
219 201

6 908101

2 940 772

76 743 575
2 089 285

81 773 632
23 308
44 619 152

60 710

933 360
21 114

1 015 184


7.6
18,591

1.01
49.3
39.3
88.6
4,494
2,452
360
49.7
61.4
50.0
55.6

18.1
80,551


27.2


7894

2155 024
16 539 494
485 500

19 18001 8

19 180 018
18 953 922
226096

19 184 504
448 011
714 218
20 346 733
2 680109
17 127 066
539 55 8

329 949
1 423129
23 254

1 776 332
133081

46 717 340
2 538 263

557 610
362205
919 815
272 31
481164
753483
829929
843 369
1 673298
19 86 8
113
335

1 298 581

5 897 696
243079

7 439 356

12 918 281

69 885 513
2 275 900

85 079 694
28 677
46 364 877

147279

875152
25 127

1 047 55 8


7.9
19,321
1.02
48.5
39.8
88.3
4,489
2,446
366
50.4

67.2
42.9
55.0
60.6

18.3
81,217


26.1


58041

757 750
113 174 321
4 098731
118 030 802

118 030 802
116 350435
1680367

118 062448
2 783 191
4 829719
125 675 358
915016
120 268 620
4 491722

228842
13 599 832
158752

13 987 426
2 807 640

311 786477
19 703 636

2 974 949
2058898
5 033 847
1 190643
2 121786
3 312429
4 165 592
4 180 684
8 346 276
120 851
1069
10 830

394617

38 142 045
1 598 514

40 135176

3 122 071

374 114 425
14 363 857

391 600353
656 572
183 375 798

70980

6 523 329
202404

6 796 713


6.6
10,393
1.02
43.2
28.5
71.7
3,366
1,576


71.4
49.2
60.3
59.1

17.4
57,616


27.4


58 272

3 322 497
109 644759
4 267 875

117 235 131

117 235 131
115 593 683
1 64144 8

117 254129
3061873
4 849756
125 165 758
3 928 757
116 596 661
4 640 340

433587
13 191 81 8
168 288

13793693
2 921410

296 500152
18 763131

3 028 711
1 898 708
4 927419
1130 413
2244949
3 375362
4159124
4 143 657
8 302 781
120 367
1107
7619

1 708 563

36 213 382
1 634 467

39 556 412

16 352962

352 582 400
15 272014

384 207 376
472 600
179 990 74 8

211 134

6 304 449
212174

6 727 757


6.5
10,161

1.03
42.6
29.2
71.8
3,324
1,557
316
36.5
72.8
45.8
59.3
61.5

17.4
57,108


26.9


37 273

16 909
50 997 762

51 014 671

51 014 671
50 762 579
252 092

51 017 074
55 881
670 606
51 743 561
18 294
51 725 267


5 520
6 037 916

6 043 436
1 634 416

147 799 839
8 994 113
1 175 110
1003 435
2 178 545
616 500
747 981
1 364 481
1 791610
1 751 416
3 543 026
52 004
338
4 675

8 166

18 032 188

18 040 354

44 696

162 671 868

162 716 564
285 188
76 394 600

1899

2 848 161


2 850 060


4.5
6,742

1.00
42.9
26.9
69.8
3,205
1,505
349
35.1

65.6
57.3
61.5
53.9

17.9
57,092


25.8


37 339.

51 109
50 651 302

50 702 411

50 702 411
50 418 419
283 992

50 694 489
64 220
690140
51 448 849
55184
51393 665


27534
5 832 406

5 859 940
1 528 939

139 066182
8 558 343

1 109 692
952 54 8
2062240
628 921
764 452
1 393373
1 738 613
1 717 000
3 455 613
51 700
356
4 380

15032

16 978 691

16 993 723

98041

154 894 950

154 992 991
272112
71049 205

7 847'

2 857 107


2 864 954


4.4
6,259

1.00
40.9
27.6
68.5
3,074
1,409
330
34.5
63.8
55.5
59.7
53.8

17.7
54,100


25.2


124 477

161 032
173 250 929
587 363
3 218 752
177 218 076
124 726
177 342 802
176 307 551
1035 451

177 251743
3 400 437
4 171 594
184 823 774
210 792
180 582 366
716 185
3 314 431

20 059
13 932 897
30 420

13 983 376
4 632 358

540 881 833
20 583 269

4 121152
3 591 215
7 712 367
1 825 854
2 452 351
4 278 205
5 947 006
6 043 566
11 990 572
178 436
4 811
35 281

48944
15 181
68 392 397
357 044
1 506 796
70 320 362

535 477
114 622
528 256 842
2 507 454
12 770 668
544 185 063
2 101 580
234 135 672

8779
1695
8 000 654
27 635
85 639
7 542
8 131 944


4.7
6,187

1.02
43.7
24.3
68.0
3,087
1,328
380
30.4

69.3
59.4
64.3
53.4
21.8
66,919

19.2


125 019

403 851
160 635166
567162
1 939 679
163 545 858
166 919
163 712 777
162 815 609
897168

163 574 223
3406933
3 792 911
170 774 067
519 368
167 583 905
684 325
1 986469

36 722
13 306182
31 952
78
13 374 934
4 467 779

486 207 067
19 747069

3 946 525
3 344 589
7 291114
1 748 591
2 468 304
4216895
5695116
5 812 893
11 508 009
162121
5634
34 437

68 271
104 763
60 722 456
323441
840 806
62 059 737

498 991
783 42 8
504 338 999
2 255 097
7 665 555
515 542070
2 111 538
219 729 718

13048
9585
7 664 451
30 101
58 321
10079
7 785585


4.3
5,781
1.02
44.8
25.9
70.7
3,166
1,350
363
30.1

69.3
57.5
63.4
54.1
21.0
66,218

19.1


Sithout Alaska or VaI w t
Repreesents an average of the mileage reported at the olees of eaoh month within the period.


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IUNIVER.AIIY OF FLORIDA


\ 1II1I 1II1IIIIIIII iIl I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

subject to reyiMo 3 1262 08851 8443 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES ,

Compiled from 108 reports of freight train statistic representing 113 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1959 AND 1958


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT I
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM
NO.
1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958


X AGGREGATES

1. Niles of road operated at close of monthh ......... ..
2. TraiD-nileI (locootie-propelled and motorca traino:
2-01. St-- oootl -propelled train .......................
S2-02. Dleal-electric locomottve-prop.lled trains ..........
2-04. Other locomotive-propelled train ...................
2-04. Other locowotiv--propelled trains........
2-05. Total locootiv-propelled trained ...................
2-06. otorc propelld train ..........................
'N\ j / 2-07? Total train-ailel.. .................................
2-08. Ordit r ....................... .. .. .......
S 0 \ 2-09. Light........................... ...............
-7 ~3. load locoaott -ile.:
-01. principal ....p.......................................
3-02. Belper (eclude. B" and trailing "A unit) .........
3-03. Licht ... ................................... .... ...
-04. Total ocooti -a l ...........................
3-05. Total, taa only ..............
3-06. Total, dloel-electrlc only ........................
3 -. Total electric only.............. ........
. .'..-'-,-... .- ... 3-08. Total, other ..................................
UNIV r -ls.ltchlg lo.co.otl. .il..:
-09. Stem loo tl ............ .............. ......
-. 3-10. Dissel-,lctro t l.oco.otl, .........................
3-11. electric locomotives ................................
S-12. Other locomot...T ....................................
.' i } z3-13. To tal ...... .. .. ......................................
3-14. Miles initial and final terminal incl. in 3-13 ......
S "-Dis l-oelctric unit oil-.:
S3-15. Road........... ...............................
-16. Train itohing .................................
J.$ [1 EPO C TO(Y 4. C -.. le. (thno .d. ..):
=. ...... utr- w TO y !-. eas^0^ t or north ................................
4-1 o---d.. ..... T02. Loaded, vest or south...........................
4-03. Loaded, total ................. ........... ..
4-04:, pty. e*at or north..............................
4-O5. aEpty, wet or nouth...... ..
l-06. Empty, total ......... ..........................
4-07. Loaded and empty. *st or north ......................
4-08. Ladad and *pty, et or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and pty, total...........................
-10. Cabooe. all directions..........................
4-1l. Posener carrying car., all directions .............
4-12. Other pasenLgr-train cars, all directions ..........
5. Orome ton-ile of road Locomotive and tenders (thout):
5-01. Coa-bhrlintg stea loconotlee .....................
5-02. Oll-boraniem ite locoaotiv.. ........................
-03. Diesel-electric locomotives..... .................
5-04. electric locomotive ..............................
5-05. Other locootl..s ... .........................
-06.Total
5-06. Total ................... ............................ .... ......... ...
6. ro.. ton-tile, of care. contents. aed caboose (thous):
6-01. Total in coal-br-lne eteaa locomotive train ........
6-02. Total in oil-bring taa locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total In dleel-electric locomotive trains.........
6-04. Total i n electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotiv and eotorear train........
6-06. Total in all fright trains ..........................
6-07. Total of pasJ. train care and contents Incl. n 6-06
7. let ton-niles, roveu. and nonrevenue (thouands) ............
8. T rarinhon (cl. tran-eItcbi hour at way station):
8-01. Coal-burning *te locootiv-propelled trale .......
8-02. Cl-bornion etet. loco=otlv-propelled trains ........
8-03. Dlsell-electric locoOtlbivpropnlled train@ ..........
8-04. Electric locomtl-propelld trin ................
8-05. Other locontive-propellea tratis ..................
8-06. Motoroar-proptlled trains .........................
8-07. Total train-or................................

AVERAGES

9. veragepper nile of road per day:
9-01. T odinry............................
9-e 2. let to -tille ........................................
10. Average per trait-Mlle (ezcludin light trains):
10-01. IocoIotlve-mille (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-ile ..........................
10-03. :Kpty freight car-lle ..........................
10-04. Total freight ear-atlle (excldieB caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-mile. (ecl. locomotives and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-mile ...................................
11. Oross ton-tlls of locomotives and tenders per lococtive-eile
12. st too-aile. per oaded car-ale ...........................
13. Car- le ratioe: Loaded freight cars
13-01. Percent of total car-llee1. at or north ..........
13-02. Prcnt of total car-nile, wet or ou'th ..........
13-03. Poroent of total car-lle., all direction ..........
13-0o. Prcent east or north of total oar-anles ............
14. Average pTe trai-boor:
14-01. Trai-iles ......................................
14-02. Groe ton-oille (ezcl. locotmtives ad tender) .....
15. Percent tratn-witching hours at way stations of total train-
houre (exelo e vwitching time of locomotives at initil
and final terinale). .........................***.......


219 575

17 610
32 473 854
426 629
289 b55
53 207 648
9 142
33 216 790
22 909 596
307 192

33 213 338
(01 545
911927
4 726 810
20 32 0
33 935 835
476 603
294 052

4 822
3 274 356
16 381

3295 559
878 261

98 535 576
4 895 658

798 198
635 862
1 434 060
355 309
509 092
864 401
1153 507
1144 9 54
2 298 461
33 763
609
4459

5 396

12 383 071
184 465
136 213
12 709145

27 573

104196 206
1559 460
1 197 339
106 980 578
275 534
48881058

1624

1672 110
21 204
7654
625
1 703 217


5.0
7,421

1.02
43.6
26.2
69.8
3,251
1,485
366
34.1

69.2
55.5
62.4
55.7

19.5
62,811


23.7


220 263

209 584
33 241 125
486 397
207 857
34 144 963
15 227
34 160 190
33 869 732
290 4 58

34 149 208
685 122
1001 094
35 83 424
277 678
34807642
536 808
213 296

41 562
3 248 553
21 543

3 311 658
865 146

97 453 570
4 730 400

625154
669 876
1 495 030
384 910
549 952
934 862
1 210064
1 219 82
2 429892
34 572
599
4169

104 920
12 279
12 07Z 622
202 922
94 217
12 486 960

953 123
38 928
106 871298
1 86 048
813 718
110 539 115
260 555
50 131 379

15341
1 372
1 708061
24 123
6 080
938
1755 915


5.1
7.587

1.02
44.1
27.6
71.7
3,264
1,480
348
33.5

68.2
54.9
61.5
55.2

19.5
62,952


23.2


50 115

6720
9127 618
338 755

9473093

9 473 093
9 320 052
153 041

9 475 389
255 961
423 242
10154 592
6 736
9 774 480
373 376


1 496
1 123 4 77
12 174

1137147
253 122

25 945 908
1 624 501

245 2 59
156 b59
401 818
82 622
164 970
247 592
327 881
321 529
649 410
9752
107
1 253

1 311

3 160 857
135 328

3 297 496

3592

29 521234
1 169 077

30 693 903
75 155
14 192 5C1

441

532 358
17 1 54


549 953


I -t


6.2
9,440

1.03
43.1
26.6
69.7
3,293
1,523
325
35.3

74.8
48.7
61.9
61.0

17.2
55,812


26.8


50 311

13 863
9 561 982
381 393

9 957238

9 957 238
9 613 097
144 141

9 957 614
276 531
442 816
10 676 961
14077
10 249 677
413 207
-

2 262
1 171 781
16?74

1 190 417
261 918

25 229 78
1611 564

257 407
164 727
422 134
92 680
170030
270 710
350 087
342 757
692 844
10155
53
951

3212

3183 268
145 159

3 331 639

15 309

30181772
1 386 688

31 583 77C
56 002
14 415 292

940

550 048
19022


570 0101


6.5
9,551

1.03
43.0
27.6
70.6
3,219
1,469
312
34.1

73.5
48.1
60.9
61.0

17.5
55,409


27.1


7 894

4842
1 748 409
42 216

1795 467

1795467
1 776 680
18 787

1 795 831
20 477
51 243
1 867 b51.
4964
1814 903
47 684


2 342
170 887
1 578

174 807
13 4 53

5 161 852
312 766

47 530
41 812
89 342
32 246
38 018
70 264
79 776,
79 8301
159 606
1870
7
52

2246

650244
21 260

,673 750

9 704

8055 258
204147

8 269 1C9
3 566
4 576 567

609

95 577
1939
91 9 5
98 1 5z


7.5
19,325

1.01
50.3
39.5
89.8
4,654
2,576
361
51.2

59.6
52.4
56.o
53.2

18.3
84,271


27.4


7 900

151 868
1 751 928
47657

1951453

1951453
1 929017
22 436

1 951 893
36016
66376
2 054 285
195 108
1805 755
53 422


29 122
148 377
1 995

179494
13689

5 003 458
271 596

54 045
42 381
96 426
33453
46'519
79 972
87 498
88 900
176 398
2019
9
34

93 742

631136
24065

748 941

882 838

7 802 735
233238

8 018 811
2 574
4 880 678

11 801

92 789
2 374


106 964


8.1
20,594

1.02
50.0
41.4
91.4
4,624
2,530
365
50.6

61.8
47.7
54.7
56.0

18.2
83,381


25.8


58 009

11 562
10 876 027
380 971

11268 560

11 268 560
11096 732
171 82 6

11271220
276 438
474 485
12 022143
11 700
11 589 383
421 060


3 838'
1 294 364
13 752

1311 954
266 575

31 107 760
1 937 267

292 789
198 371
491160
114 868
202 988
317 8 56
407 6 57
401 359
809 016
11 62
114
1 305

3 557

3 8111C01
156 588

3971 246

13 296

37 576492
1 373224

38 963 012
78 721
18 769 06 6

1 050

627 935
19 093


648 078


6.4
10,785

1.03
44.3
28.6
72.9
3,511
1,691
330
38.2

71.8
49.4
60.7
59.6

17.4
60,121


26.9


58 211

165 731
11 313 910
429050

11 908 691

11 908 691
11 742 114
166 577

11 909 507
312 547
509 192
12 731 246
209 185
12 055 4 32
466 629


31 384
1 320 1 5P
18 '69

1369 911
27i 607

31 232 836
1 883160

311 452
207 108
518 560
126 133
224 549
350 662
437 585
431 657
869 242
12174
62
985

96 954

3 814 404
169 224

4 080 582

898147

37 984 508
1 619 926

S40502 5E1
58 576
19 295 970

12741

642 837
21 396

676 974


6.7
11,049

1.03
44.1
29.9
74.0
3,449
1,643
321
37.2

71.2
48.0
59.7
60.1

17.6
59,829


26.9


37 282

1272
5 012 758


5 014 030

5 014 030
4 988 300
25 730

5 014 304
4479
64 591
5 083 374
1 440
5 081 934


30
616 013


616 043
165 299

14 786 398
917 311

116 785
99 772
216 557
62 885
75 660
138 545
179670
175432
355102
5118
51
443

310

1 804 514


1 804 824

3658

16 472 909


16 476 567
29 270
7 809 020

99

284 057



284 156


4.5
6,982

1.00
43.4
27.8
71.2
3,303
1,565
355
36.1

65.0
56.9
61.0
53.9

17.6
57,984

26.4


37 353

12 592
5 076 401


5 088 993

5088993
5 066 063
22 930

5 089 236
7664
68734
5165 634
136C00
5 152 034



3 702
584 197


587 899
152 299

14 419 891
865 699

116 594
102 245
218 839
68 067
77 911
145 978
184 661
180 156
364 817
5188
49
481

3981"

1 761954
-
1 765 935

35725

16 526 658


16 562 383
28 019
7 708 819

1 374

285 418



286 792


4.5
6,879

1.00
43.2
28.8
72.0
3.269
1,522
342
35.2

63.1
56.8
60.0
53.3

17.7
57,751

25.3


II I iII_ I


Sithoat Alaska or Hasil.


124 284

4 776
16 585 069
45 658
289 5155
16 925 058
9 142
16 934 200
16 824 566
109 634

16 927 814
320 628
372 851
17 6212 93
7180
17 264 518
55 543:
294 052

954
1 63 979
2 629

1 367 562
446 387

2 644 41e
2 041 080

388 624
337 719
726 343
177 556
230 444
408 000
566180
568163
1134 343,
17 023
444
2 711

1 529

6 767 456
27 877
136 213
6 933 075

10 619

50146 805
186 236
1197 339
51 540 999
167 543
22 302 970

475

760118
2 111'
7654
625
770 983


4.5
5.982

1.02
43.2
24.2
67.4
3,063
1,326
393
30.7

68.6
59.4
64.0
53.5

22.0
66,851

19.9


124 699

31 261
16 850 814
57 347
207 857
17 147 279
15227
17 162 506
17 061 55.5
100 951

17 150 465
364 911
423168
17 938 544
54 893
17 600 176
70 179
213 296

6476
1 344 198
3 174

1 353 848
437 240

51 800 843
1 981 541

397 108
560 523
757 631
190 710
247492
438 202
587 818
608 015
1195 833
17210
488
2 703

3 985
12 279
6 496 264
33 698
94 217
6 640 443

19251
38 928
52 360132
242122
813 718
53 474 151
173 960
23 126 590

1 226
1 372
779 806
2 727
6 080
938
792149


4.6
6,182

1.02
44.4
25.7
70.1
3,134
1,355
370
30.5

67.6
59.4
63.
52.4

21.7
67,505

19.3


i i ii i ii i


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i iI II


StatVEm o. N 1-211 (0-A)

NOVEMBER 1959






INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES O
Copiled from 108 reports of freight train statistls representing 113 railroads
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR ELEVI MONTHS ENDED WIT 1OVEI 0 R 1959 AND 1958


SttaeM t & I.-211 (0-A)


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INcuIDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IT
EM ________POCAHONTAS REGION ____
NO.
1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958

1. Nile of ro operatedat olos o fmoth .................... 219769 220596 50142 50371 7894: 7895 58036. 58266 37274 37341 124459 124989
2. tl-m a (oooatvo-propelli ad motorcar trains)s):
2-01. St*a 1omotivi*-Popila traus ................... 953 301 3987041 154964 1181336 614348 2306892 769312 3488228 18181 63701 165808 435112 21
2-02. Di.sl-*elotrlo loootltvl-Propelle trati ........... 369896866 354172 352 104 95692 102 66724 19093 48 18291422124 050348120958669 56 010 520 55727703 189835998' 177485980 2-02
2-03. Electric loo.Dive*-propell*a trains ................ 5112 72 5321434 4001291 4163 766 478 41 533157 4479 702 4696925 633 021 624 50 2-03
2-04. Other loootetrvnpropo1.d trains .................... 33508 307 2 147536 -.3 508 507 214756 2-04
2.05 'stliv oot .opolle trains .................... 379471197 365628363 109113178 10801235 20 186 184 21131 4 7 129 299 362129 143 82 2 56028870 55791404 194143134 18069137 2-05
2-06. N toroar-propelled tra s ............................ .133868 1824 1386 182146 2-06
2-07. r0.tal ~di-mles ................................ 379605063 365810509 109113178 108012351 20186184 21131471129299362189143822 5602870 55791404 194277 00 18087583 2-07
2-08 Ordiary ... ......................................... 376329963 362697443 107475193 10645285 19971974 20882 939 127 447 16 7127335797 55750879 55484482 193131917 1798771.64 2-08
2-09. Light ................................................ 3 275102 3113066 1 637985 1559493 214210 248532 1852195 1808025 277822 306922 1 145085 998119 2-09
3. loadloonotive-810n:
3. -0oi Pr 1pl 1.......................................... 379544603 365672049 109 143843 108027239 20189825 211.36397129 333668 129163636 56031378 55783725 194179557 180724688 3-01
3-02. elper(eolud. s a und trailia sA* unts) ......... 6841054 7218148 P780008 2890393 279621 484027 3059629 3374420 60360 71884 3721065 3771844 3-02
3-0. .......................................0.. 10583846 10333901 4695855 4578 3 54 608 34 780594 5304204 535894Lb 735197 75887 4 544445 4216079 3-03
3-0 i loeot l3 ............................... 396969503 383224098 116619706.115495 986 21077795 22401018 137 697501.137 897004 56826 935 56614483 202445067 188712611 3-04
-05. Ttal, stee onl .................................... 1164422 4780987 161764 1262725 764952 2875217, 926716 4137942 19734 68784 217972 574261 3-05
-06. total, diesel-eloetrlo onl .......................... 386512 088 370381 873 112 078 732 109719272 19779271 18932 821 131858 00 128 652 093 56807201 56545699 197846884 185l8408k 3-06
3-07. total. elotric oaly ................................. 5684510 586147 4 379210 4513989 533572 592980 4912782 510696.9 771728 754504 3-07
3-08. otal, other ......................................... 3 608 48 2 199765 3608483 82199765 3-08
trr i-lwitohig loonot le-silee:
09. t lootiv ......................... ............... 259243 539405 36842 105900 1958 359071 23680 464971 5550 31236 1013 43198 3-09
3-10. Diesel-electric looo.otive ...................... 36845601 35578959 13134769 12940470 1759427 1571506 14894196 14511,976 6653929 6416603 15297476 14650380 3-10
-11. electric looom ................................... 205553 221783 152486 161406 20018 25249 172504 186657 33049 35126 3-11
3-12. Othber looomotltves .... 7 8- 78 3-12
-13. otal ......................... ..... .......... 37310397 36340225 13384097 13207770 1975283 1955826 15299380 15163604 6659479 6447839 15351538 14728788 3
)-l Mle ittial ad final trials in in3-13 ...... 9952675 9783274 29162 36 3050247 157979 146770 3074215 3197017 1799715 1681238 5078745 4905019 3-14
Diesel-electrio unit miles:
-1lrl u......... : ..... ......................... ....1099005625 019226 971 287503 642 76012 190 5 389495 1i 720 798342 893 137 327732988 162 586 237153486073 593 526251 538 007 910 3-15
3-16. Train ital oi ..................................... 54176676 51798943 18422193 17836432 3218710 2809859 21640903 20646291 9911424 9424042 22624349 4 21728610 3-16
4. Ca rx-als (tbh smds):
4-01. hooked. asor north ................................. 9069409 8910082 2728769 2728508 538969 611 655 3267738 3340163 1291895 1226286 4509776 4343633 4-01
4-02.loaded. vst or south ............................. 7289410 6865721 1809944 1701230 447325 404586 2257269. 28105816 1103207 1054793 3928934 3705112 4-02
4-03. Loded, total ....................................... 16 358819 15775803 4 538713 4429738 986294 1016241 5 525OC7 5445 79 2 395102 2281079 8 438710 8048 74. 4-03
4-4. t st or north ........................................ 3988306 38983 963946 950774 341565 305772 1305511 1256546 679385 696988 2003410 1939301 4-04
4-05. Imtry et or soath ................................. 5831210 6027657 1880667 1941815 444107 527683 2324774 2469496 823641 842363 2682795 2715796 4-o0
4-06. pty, total ........................................ 9819516 9920492 2844613 2892589. 785672 833455 3630285 3726044 1503026 1539351 4686 05. 4655097 4-06
4-07. loeddand eopt. east ornorth ................... 13057715 12802917 3692715 3679282 880534 917427 4573249 4596709 1971280 1923274 6513186 6282934 4-07
4-08. Loaedsend epty, storer outh ........................ 13120620 12893378 3690611 3643045 891432 932269 4588043 4575314 1926848 1897156 6611729 6420908 4-08
4-09. edoadedt empt, total .............................. 26178335 25696295 7383326 7322327 1771966 1849696 9 155292 9172 023 3898128 3820430 13124915 12703842 4-09
4-10. Caoose. ll ir.otton ............................ 385054 368761 111498: 110654: 20975 21887 132473 132541 57122 56888 195459 179332 4-10
4-11. Passenercarrylg cars, a directions .............. 6 827 7698 1100 1047. 83 122 1183 1169 389 407 5255 612'2 4-11
4-12 Other passser-tra carm. all dir.tion ........... 55245 50605 11778 8235 357 369 12 13 5 8604 5118 4861 37992 37140 4-12
5. Gross ton-ales of rood locomotive. nd tendeors (thbo):
501. Coml-burni s stmocoo tves ........................ ..457123 1896786 36593 413194: 361581 1392323 398174 1805517 8476 19013 50473 72256 5-01
5-02. Oll-bulingl ste locootivs ........................ 15181 117042 15181 117042 5-02
5M 3. Disol-lctrclo onotives.......................... 136950309 125987151 34973945 33498954, 6979809 6528832 41953754 u0027786 19836702 18740645 75159853 67218720 5*03
5-04. Eletric looomotives.................... 2.140023 160830 1514641 1536547 240461 267144 1755102 1803691 384921 357139 -0O
-0o. Other locomotive ........................ .... ..... 1643009 935023 -1 -. 1643009 935023 5-05
5-06. tl .................................................... 141205645 131096832 36525179 35448695 7 581851 8188299 44 107030 43636994 19845178 18759658 77 253437 68700180 -06
6. Gross to-mIles of cars, contents. ad caboose (those):
6.01. tot Inooaburning t ocomotive trins ........ 3729817 17903117 184891 3449990' 2950476 13801119 3135367 17251109 48354 133766 546096 518242. 6-01
6-02. total in oil-barning steam locomotive trains ......... 11462 822 356 114 622 822 3 56 6-02
6.03. Total lin iol-lectri locomotive trains ........... 1169 239341118 687 917 1268928084 312878660 84798833 77688248 411690 917 390566906 79144 77 7 1421878 578403647 536 699131 603
6~-0. total it electric locomotive train .................. 18430771 19389159 13443649 14382802 2 293432 2 509138 15737081 16891940 2693690 2497219 6-04
6-05. Total in other locomotive and s otorcar trains ........ 13 968 001 8479273 13968 007 8479273 6o
o06. otl Tnlfreit trains ........................... 20 482 5581165 2 822 40 580 624. 307114a 5' 90042741 93998505 430 563 3 6 4 4709 9 5717919313 71555644 957260628 569016221 606
6?07. total of pss. train car d contts incl. n 6-06 3 318774 3116805 708419 499925 26874 31251 7355S3 531176 314458 300131 2269023 2285498 6-07
7. Nes tom-miles. rvenue ad sonreon thousandss) ............ 542787128 5209010 50152949147148041163 49195719 51245555 202144866 .199286718 84203620 78758024 256438642 242856308 7
8. Trais-hours (incl. train-switchMn hour$ at war stations):
8 r-0. Coa-rnincl ste loatcihooepslld trains .... .. 83282 247370 10711 64795 61319 159080 72030 223875 1998 9221 9854 14274 -01
8-02. Oil-burnin g str locomotvl--propelled trains ........ 1695 10 9 57 1695 10 9 57 802
8-03. Diesel-electri locomotive-propelled trains........1.. 19044925 18534068 6 122998 5979345 1028937 967941 7 151935 6947286 3132218 3142525 8760772 8444257; i )
8.04. Eectric locotive-prbpelled trains ............. 251243 266398 198444 206069 23053 27501 221497 233570- 29746 32 88 8 S
8-05. Other locootivo-propslled trains .................... 93293 64401 9 293 64 401. 645
8-06. sNotorosr-proplle2d trains ......... I ............ ...... 816 11017 1 8167 11 017 64
8-07. total trs-hours .................................... 1946 605 19134211 6 332153 6250209 1113 309 1154522 7 445462 74047351 3134216 3151746 8902927 8577734 7-7
AVERAGES
9. Averageper mile of road pr day:
9-01. Train-miles ordinary ................................ 5.1 4.9 6.4 6.3 7.6 7.9 6.6 6.5 4.5 4.4 4.6 3 9-01
9-02. ?t ton-alles................................ 7,395 7,070 9,133 8,799 18,659 19,43 10 10,240 6,74 6,31 6,169 5,817 9-2
10. Avreas per traln-ils (excludig light trains):
10-01. loosotive-Mi (principal en helper) ............. 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.03 1.01 1.02 1.02 1.03 1.00 1.00 1.02 1.02
10-02. Loded freight car-ales ............................ 43.5 43.6 42.2 41.6 49.4 48.7 3.3 2.8 3.0 6.1 .7 44. 10-02
0-03. Xptfreigt r car-ls ........... .................26.1 27.3 26.5 27.2 39.3 39.9 28.5 29.2 26.9 27.8 2.3 25.9 1-0
10-04. Total freit car-ile (cldin aboo) ......... 69.6 70.8 68.7 68.8 88.7 88.6 71. 72.0 69.9 68.9 680 .6 -
10-05. eros ton-mles (xcl. looo.ti nd tende.) .. ... ,23 3213 3,168 3,107 4508 4,501 3,378 3.335 3,214 302 3,085 3163 1
0-o. let ton-.ill ......................................... 1,42 1 36 1,4213 1 2,46 1 1 1.09 1328 1, 0 0-0
11. oroes too-siles of locomotive s ad tender per locomotive-mile 356 1 3423 1,391 06 2,45 1,586 1,565 1,510 1,419 ,328 13506 10-06
tt13 07 360 366 320 31.6 35. 331 382 364 11
12. N to-iles pe loadedcoar-. ............................. 33.2 33.0 33.7 33.4 49.9 50.4 36.6 36.6 35.2 34.5 30.4 30.2
13. Car-dle ratios: Loaded freight are
13-01. Percent of total oar-les. mast or north ........... 69.5 69.6 73.9 74.2 61.2 66.7 71.5 72.7 65.5 63.8 69.2 69.1 13-01
13-02. P rcnt of total car-mle. est or th ........... .6 53.2 49.0 46.7 5.2 43.4 9. 46.0.6 9. 57.7
13-03. front of total ear-ll. l directions........ 62.5 61.4 61.5 60.5 50.? 54.9 60.3 59.4 59.7 6. 65.4 713-02
13-04. Peroeot east or north of total oar-iles ............ 5.4 56.5 60.1 61.6 .6 60.2 59.1 61.3 53.9 53.8 53.4 5.0 13-04
14. Averaes per traim-bor:
14-01. ra olles. ........................................ 19.5 19.1 17.2 17.3 18.1 18.3 17.4 17.4 17.9 17.7 21.8 21.1 14-01
14-02. Gros tona-mil (enl. locomotive. d tders) ..... 61,875 60,900 53,776 52,912 80,878 81,418 57,829 57,357 57,173 54,432 66,914 66,336 1-02
15. Percent trale-witching hours at wa stations of total train-
hours (excl es switching time of locomotives at nitial
end finsl termtins) ......................................... 23.4 23.1 27.4 27.1 27.2 26.1 27.4 26 9 25.8 25.2 19.2 19.1


Without Alaska or Hama1i.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the oloe8 of each month within the period.


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Sjct t rvlius 3 1262 08851 8435 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES "


Stamteat N. M.-211 (oe-A)

DECEMBER 1959


Compiled from 107 reports of freight train Itatistics representing 112 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 1959 AND 1958


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Niles of road operated at close of month .....................
2. Traia-llse (locootivo-propelled aMd motorcar trains):
2-01. Stem locostiv-propelled train ....................
2-02. Diosnl-electria lo ooootte-propelled trains ..........
2-03. Electric locomotiv-propelled train. ................
2-04. Other looosotire-propolld trains ....................
2-05. Total locoaotTiv-propellad trains ....................
2-06. otoroar-propellod trains............................
2-07. Total trai-sll es ...................................
2-08. Ordiary ............................................
2-09. Light..............................................
3. Road locootlve-.iles:
3-01. Principal........................................
3-02. Belper (eocludes 3B* and trailing A" unit) .........
3-03. Light ............ ...............................
3-04. Total locowotivr-ails ..............................
3-05. Total. steam only ....................................
3-06. Total, diosel-electrlc only ........................
3-0 Total. electric only .................................
3-08. Total. other ......................................
Tral-svltchiag locoottve-ailes:
3-09. Steam locosotlvT ..................................
3-10. Diesel-electrio locoaotivsl ..........................
3-11. Electric locootives.................................
3-12. Other loomotives ................................
3-13. Total....... ...................................
3-14. Kilos initial and final terminals inol. In 3-13 ......
Dilesl-olectrie unit 1iles;
3-15. Road ................. ..............................
3-16. Train witching ...................................
4. Car-silos (thousands):
4-01. Loaded. *eat or north ................................
4-02. oad*d, vest or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total...... ............................
4-04. epty. eat or north .............................
4-05. Bapty. west or soutb .............................
4-06. lapty, total.......................................
4-07. Loaded and apty. eot or north .....................
4-08. Loaded and e pty. west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded nad epty. total..............................
4-10. Caboose. all directions ..............................
4-11. Passenger carrying care. all directions .............
4-12. Other passeer-train cars, all directions ...........
5. Gros ton-ailes of road locootives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burnlng stea locootiese .......................
5-02. Oil-bharalo st. locomotlves ........................
5-03. Dilsel-electrie locomotive ........................
5-04. Electric locomotlTe ................................
5-05. Other locomotive ....................................
5-06. Total ............................................
6. Oross ton-miles of care. contents. and cabooses (thous):
6-01. Total In coal-burala steam locomotive trains ........
6-02. Total in oil-bu ing steam locomotive trains .........
6-03. Total in diesel-electrlc locosotive trains ..........
6-04. Total in electric locomotive trains ..................
6-05. Total in other locomotive and motorcar trains ........
6-06. Total in all freight trains .........................
,-0?. Total of pass. train cars and contents Incl. in 6-06
7. get ton-miles, revenue and nonrevenue (thousands) ............
8. Train-hours (incl. train-switching hours at way stations):
8-01. Coal-burning stea locomotive-propelled trains .......
8-02. 011-borning ste locosotive-propelled trains ........
8-03. Diesol-electric locomotive-propelled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locooctive-propelled trains .................
9-05. Other locomotive-propelled trains ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train ............................
8-07. Total train-boura ..................................

AVERAGES

9. Averagenper mile of road per day:
9-01. Trai-Illes. ordinary................................
9-02. Met ton-alese ...................................
10. Averages per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Locomotlver-les (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-miles ........ ..........
10-03. Empty freight car--ile .............................
10-04. Total freight car-les excludingg caboose) .........
10-05. Gross ton-liles (excl. locootive and tnders) .....
10-06. Het ton-miles .................... .................
11. Gross ton-olles of locomotives and tenders per locoCtlive-ile
12. Sot ton-siles per loaded car-sile ............................
13. Car-mile ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total oar-iles., est or north .........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles. west or south .........
13-03. Percent of total car-miles, all directions ......
13-04. Percrnt east or north of total car-eils ...........
14. Averages per train-bour:
14-01. Train-mil. .....................................
14-02. OGros ton-mlles (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent train-evitching hour at wy stations of total train-
hours (excludes slwtching tim of locomotlvs t initial
and final ter final ......... ..........................


UNITED STATES


UNi AV.
DOU8 .O :RVLT.



$ D I --T --O-R
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EASTERN DISTRICT
EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCUIDINO
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


________ 4- + r r


1959


4* + I + I' 1


219 b 6

3646 9
33 757 4 ? 9
435 350
286 12 5
34 515 383
11 674
54.527 057
34 202 354
324 703

34 522 b61
589 982
976 0C4
36 088 627
41 661
35 265 913
487 239
293 814

13 367
3 347 28 C
17 030

3 277 705
916 139

101 696 759
4 973 866

792 380
652 130
1444 510
413 724
552 904
966 62 L
1 206 104
1 205 034
2 411 1 C
35 099
611,
4867

17 094.

12 792 520
183107.
136 268
13 128 989,

72 481

107 643 454
1 596 51
1 216 64 8
110 F29 09C
200 956
49 502 191

4 423

1 732 9( 3
23110
7 36 5
733
1 768 594


5.0
7,274
1.02
42.2
28.3
70.5
3,232
1,447
364
34.3
65.7
54.1
59.9
54.9

19.5
62,495


23.2


220 154

200 217
33 697 455
449 505
245 453
34 5&2 630
16 855
34 609 4 5
34 319 124
290 361

34 599 729
629 182
998 678
36 227 589
265 362
35 207 792
4 99 991
254 844

41 038
3 307 181
20 321

3 368 540
891 700

8 127 56 3
4 786 802

786 845
612 933
1 319 778
406 819
556 244
963 063
1 1 3 664
1 169 177
2 362 841
31 112
687
4 55f

100 702
4136
12 117 339
180458
112 423
12 523 058

89c 653
11415
102 514 655
1 582 130
939 09 6
105 052 949
2886 462
46 662 3 E F

16 047
864
1 7L 2 .5
L2 066
6 6 5 3
94 r
1 771 864


5.0
6,837

1.02
40.8
28.0
68.8
3,087
1,360
346
33.3

65.9
52.4
59.2
56.2

19.5
59,797


23.3


I*I*I


6.5
9,666

1.03
41.7
28.5
70.2
3,264
1.484
319
35.6

69.9
48.8
59.5
59.4
17.0
54,688


26.2


50 OE0

11 236
9 900 963
250 42 8
10 270 6 7

10 270 627
IC 109 892
160 73 5

10 270 809
26'9 4 09
466 807
11 007 025
12 1 5
10 599 652
395 214

1 60E
1 209 124
12 786

1 223 51
275 560

-7 596 737
1 735 484

250 373
171 4 3
421836
107 752
179 850
287 602
358 12
351 313
709 4 3 C
10 5.61
117
1013

2 675

3 366 971
140 542

3 510 18

10 1C 9

1 741 916
1245 010

32 997 035
62 300
15 005 819

890

582 141
19 33 5

603 36


6.5
8,490

1.03
38.9
28.8
67.7
2,991
1,309
302
33.6

71.1
43.6
57.5
62.5
17.4
51,238


27.2


50 239

12 783
9 (;77 136
356407

10 246 326

10 246 326
10 104 428
141 898

10 248068
256 998
442 406
10 947 471L
13 295
10 545 6i2
388 548

1610
1 216 23S
16 044

1 233 901
269 074

26 222 7E4
1 662 401

245 8C5
147C 65
392450
3S1470
,- 80c 0
1 10 957.
290 7 L1
345 605
338 61 e
684 C2Z
10 454
105
601
6 E 1
3039

3 179 630
1280 0

3 310 759

12 564

29039741
1 169 619

30 221 924
41 607
13 222 8P C

82S,

5 7 1 4
176i. I

589 834


7 894

17 721
1 918 105
33 727

1 969 553

1 969 553
1 946 415
23 137

1 969 830
21 705
53 271
2 044 806
18 162
1 987 108
39 535

10 479
173 069
1 555

185103
14 458

' 586 043
314 4P5

51 213
42 "53
95 5e6
37 849
42 '51
80 800
89 062
85 704
174 ? 6
2 004
6
41

8 215

706 96F
1.5 ?49
731 530'

49 665

8 643167
175 403

8 868 l'1
9 867
4 822 391
2 7Po

104 775
10 833

109 797


7 895

152 001
1 800 3852
41 525

1 904 358

1994 558
1968 286
26 072

1 904 806
41 791
69068
2105665
204 490
1 854 041
47 134

30 120
160 247
1 542

191 909
15496

5 099 977
290 000

53778
36 P11
00 589
31444
48125
79 569
5 722
84 936
170 158
2058

5 1
97 432

642 966
21458

761 P56

829 946
74242 85
202 027

8456 258
5425
4524225'

12 39 2

96 381
2 096

110 P69


1958


57 974

23 957
11619 066
39215t

12 240180

12 24018 C
12 C56 30C
183 872

12 240 639
291114
520 075
13 051831
30 321
12 586 760
434 750

12 087
1 282 193
14 341

1 408 621
290 018

23182 785
2 049 969

201 586
213 816
515 402
145 601
222 801
368 4 C 2
447 167
436 617
883 804
12 585
123
1054

10 891

4 073 937
156 890

4 241 710

59 77 5

40 385 082
1 420 493

41 665 350
65 167
19 829 210

3 679

687 916
21 1 C 6

712 763


1959


I I I I I I


1958


WESTERN DISTRICT


1959


I I i


50 134

164 784
11 677 968
397 932

12 240 684

12 240 684
12 072 714
167 970

12 242 874
2S0 789
511 474
13 053 137
217 785
12 399 670
435 682

31 738
1 376 486
17 586

1 425 810
285 370

31 322 761
1 952 401

259 582
184 476
484 059
131 244
239 07P
370 322
430 827
423 554
654 3 81
12 512
114
702
100 471

3 822 596
149 549

4 072 615

642 510

36 464 026
1 371 646

38 6761E 2
45 122
17 747 211

13 221

667 765.
19717

700 7C


37 272

1 575
5 76 125

5 277 701

5 277 701
5 252 191
25 510

5 277 917
4 991
68 431
5 351 339'
1 720
5 349 611


90
633 495

633 585
174 911'

15 403 904
937 781

118 301
99 873
218176
74 650
85 840
160 490
192 953
185 713
378 6666
5 408
32
685

4 471

1 880 192

1 884 663

5 232

17038 445


17 043 677
41 735
7 785 4 8

119

"97 181


297 '00


124 684

16 448
16 709 536
51 573
245 453
17 023010
16 855
17 039 865
16 944 374
95 4 1

17 027 4 8
322 2 5
41d* 29
17 765 242
27288
.17 418 801
64 309
254 844

4 542
1 333 413
2 735

1 340 690
445 209

51 819 614
1 956 319

371 785
332 917
704 702
202 846
22 859
431 7C5
574 631
561 776
1136407
17157
515
3 101

2 294
4 136
6 487354
30 910
112 42'
6 637117

5 982
11 415
49 695 79
210 484
5 3 9 C 6
50 862 647
19 4 400
21 552 568


ITEM
NO.


/ c,
'- I


c#'2 1'0 ;


I 4 I I- 1 4 .1 L I


8.0
19,706
1.01
48.1
41.5
89.6
4 556
2,478
358
51.5

49:6
5Z.7
54.7
18.0
81,065


26.0


8.0
18,485

1.02
46.0
40.4
86.4
4,296
2,299
362
49.9

63.1
43.3
53.2
59.4
18.0
76,273


26.5


6.7
11,033
1.02
42.7
30.6
73.3
3,472
1,645
325
38.5

67.4
49.0
58.3
58.5

17.2
58,737

26.2


6.7
9,848

1.02
40.1
30.7
70.8
3,204
1,470
312
36.7

69.5
43.6
56.7
61.9

17.5
55,199

27.1


4.5
6,738

1.00
41.5
30.6
72.1
3,245
1,:482
352
35.7

61.3
53.8

54.2
17.8
57,328

25.7


4.6
6,361

1.00
39.8
30.4
70.2
3,095
1,389
335
34.9

61.4
52.0
56.7
54.7
18.0
55.544

24.9


4.4
5,682

1.02
42.1
25.9
68.0
3,056
1,296
396
30.8
65.8
58.1

52.4:
22.4
68,053

19.4


4.4
5,576

1.02
41.6
25.5
67.1
3,002
1,272
374
30.6

64.7
59.3
62.0
52.8
22.0
65,571

19.2


1959


W Without Alaska Or Ravati. i. "Y.D ".,,........


_ 1 1





37 336

18 985
5 309 951

5 328 936

5 328 936
5 302 036
26 900

5 329 207
8 128
71 875
5 409 210
20 789
5 388 921


4758
597 282


602 040
161 121

14 985 188
877 082

115 477
95 540
211017
72 729
88 307
161031
188 206
183 847
372 053
5443
58
753

5 937

1 807 389

1 813 326

47 161

16 364 959

16 412 120
46 881
7 362 407

1955

293 522


295 477


124270

5 936
16 662 2 4
43 195
286 125
16 997 002
11 674
17 003 176
16 693 855
115 321
17 004 02 5
293 877:
387 1555
17 685 457
9 612
17 329 4 2'
52 489
293 814

1210
1 331 600
2 689

1335 499
451 205

53 110 070
1 986 116

372 491
338 441
710 932
193 4 73
244 263
437 736
565 964
582 704
1141 66 86
17 106
460
312 E

1 732

6 839 391
26 217
136 26 C
7 002 60 6

7 474

50 213 927
176 022
1216 6 4
51 620 071
194 4 54
.1 888 493

625

747 866
1 942
7 365
733
753 531


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Page 2 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FREIGHT TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES *

Compiled from 107 reports of freight train statistics representing 112 railroads

(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER 1959 AND 1958


Sthtemet No. L..211 (OS-A)


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITEM
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION NO.

1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958 1959 1958


AGGREGATES
1. Mil*o of road operated at lose of month jA...................
2. Tral-mlles (locotive-propelled and motorcar trains):
2-01. St locomotive-propelled trains ....................
2-02. Di:.l-alectele looomotltv-propelled train .........
2-03. Electric locomotie-propelled trains ...............
2-04. Other looomotle-propelled trals ...................
2-05. Total locomotiv-propelled train ...................
2-06. otoroa-propelled tra ........ ............
2-07. Total tra ll .................................
2-08. Ordinary....... ........... ...
2-09. Light....... ...... ... .........
3. Road looomotive-ales:
3-01. Principal...... ...... ...... ..
3-02. BElper (excludes 0" 8and trailing *A' unit) .........
3-03. Light ... .................................. .. .
3-04. Total locomotivT-malee...........................
3-05. Total, itam only ....................................
3-06. Total, dietl-electric only ............. ......
3-07. Total, electric only ..............................
3-08. Total. othr............. .......
Train-vitching locomotie-ailes:
3-09. Staaa locootives..................................
3-10. Diesl-electric locomotives ..........................
3-11. Electric locomotves ................... .........
3-12. Other loco otive ................................
3-13. Total...........................................
3-14. Kil.l initial and final ternals Incl. in 3-13 ......
Diesl-ol.ctrlc unit iles.:
3-15. Road ........................................
3-16. Train itohing..................................
4. Car-alle (thousanr ):
4-01. Loaded. "eat or north .................................
4-02. Loaded. wet or south ................................
4-03. Loaded, total ................ ... ......
O4-0. Impty, east or north............................
4-0. pty, est or out............................
4-06. z pty. total ............ ...........................
4-07. Loadd and empty, ast or north ....................
4-08. Loaded and epty west or south ......................
4-09. Loaded and apty, total...........................
4-10. Caboose, al direction ................... ......
4-11. Passengr carrying care, all directions ..............
4-12. Other paseoer-train care, all directions ...........
5. Gross too-ailsl of road locomotives and tenders (thous):
5-01. Coal-burn.lg stea loconotiv ......................
5-02 Oil-burtling *teM locosotlie .....................
5-03. DI.s.l-electrlc locootives .....................
5-04. Electric locoaotries .......................
5-05. Other locootitr.. ............ ..................
.5-06. Total..... ................
6. Gros ton-mils of cara, content, and cabooses (thoul):
6-01. Total in coal--burning stae locomotive trains........
6-02. Total In oll-burning stane loco-otie trains .........
6-03. Total in di.l-electric locomotie trains ...........
6-0. Total in electric locomotive train.................
6-05. Total in other locoot and motorcar trains.......
6-06. Total In all freight train ............................
6-07. Total of pass. train care and contents incl. in 6-06
7. Net ton-mlle. revenue and nonrevenu (thousand.) ...........
8. rain-hour. (incl. train-lwitching hour. at way station.):
8-01. Coal-burtning teaa locootlv-propelled train ......
8-02. Oil-burning $to locoeotlte-propolled trains ........
8-03. Dliesl-electric locoaotive-propalled trains ..........
8-04. Electric locorctive-propelled train .................
8-05. Other locomotie-propelled trained ....................
8-06. Motoroar-propelled train.........................
8-07. Total train-hours ................................

AVERAGES

9. Averaggper mile of road per day:
9-01. Traln-silos, ordinary ................................
9-02. Met ton-mll e....................................
10. Average per train-mile (excluding light trains):
10-01. Looo.otive-mllee (principal and helper) ............
10-02. Loaded freight car-mil .........................
10-03. Empty freight car-ile...........................
10-04. Total freight car-mile (excluding cabooe) .........
10-05. Gross ton-miles (excl. locomotite and tender) .....
10-06. Net ton-miles .....................................
11. Gross ton-alee of locootives and tenders per locoactive-olle
12. .et ton-ailee per loaded car-aile ............................
13. Car-mill ratios: Loaded freight care
13-01. Percent of total car-miles., e*t or north ..........
13-02. Percent of total car-miles est or south ..........
13-03. Percent of total car-mlles, Ill direction ..........
13-04. Perclot east or north of total oar-iles ...........
14. Averages per traio-hour:
14-01. Tratn-le .......................................
14-02. Gross toma-ile (excl. locomotives and tenders) .....
15. Percent tralan-litching hour 1 at 1ay stations of total train-
hours excludess pitching time of locootlive at Initial
and final terminal). ....................................


219 74 9

989 770
403 654 953
5 548 073
3 794 432
413987228
145 542
414 132 770
410 532 96
3 599 805

414 067164
7 431036
11559 924
433 058144
1 206 083
421 778 01 5
6 171 749
3 902 297

272 630
40192 88
222 583

40 688 102
10 868 815

1200 702 4841
59 151 542

9861789
7 941540
17803329
4 402 030
6 384114
10786144
14 263 P19
14 325 654
ZB 589 472
420 153
7442
60 112

474 217
15 101
149 742126
323130
1 779 77
154 333 931

3 802 1-8
114622
L 276 882 7 55
20027 I861
15 184 65 5
1 316 011 656.1
3 619 730'
592 289 31

87 705
1695
20 777 868
2743535
100 658
8 90C
21 251 1 9


5.1
7,384

1.02
43.3
26.3
69.6
3.206
1.443
356
33.3

69.1
55.4
62.3
55.4

19.5
61,926


23.4


220 59

4187251,
387870095
5 770 939
2 392 981
400221281
199 001
400420 282
397 016 855
3403 427

400272 066
7847330
11332 579
419 451975
504634
405 589 5 53
6 36146 4
2454 60

580 443
38 8 6 1 4
242 104
7b
39708765
10674974

117 355 324
-6 584 743

9 696 92 7
7478655
17 175 582
4299655
6 583 931
10883586
13 996 582
14 062 586
38 059 160
403 74
8 35 9
55 160

2 005 48
121 17C
138104 490
2 34128
1047446
143 619890

18798 7 7
833 771
21 212 571
20 971 28
9 418 36
; 71 234 7 7
3403 268
567 563 236

263 417
11 82 1
202593 5
288 46 4
71 054
11 966
Z3006075


4.9
7,050

1.02
43.3
27.4
70.7
3,202
1,430
342
33.0

69.3
53.2
61.2
56.5

19.2
60,807


23.1


50 137

166 200
114 858 534
4 359 71 9

119 384 453

119 384 453
117 565 733
1 798 720

119 414 652.
3 049 417
S162 662
1::7 626 731'
173 92 3
12. 678 384
4 774 4 4


38 450
14 343893
165 272

14 547 61 5
3 191 7S6

315 100 479
20157677

P 979142
1981407
4 960 54 9
1 071 698
P 060 517
3 132 21 5
4 050 840
4 041 9.4
092 764
122 079
1217
12 791

39268

38 340 916
1655183

40 035 367

195 000

358 634 000
14 688 659

373 517659
770 71 9
167 954 966

11 6U1

670613 9
217 779

S935 51 9


6.4
9,178

1.03
42.2
26.6
68.8
3,177
1,428
314
33.9

73.5
49.0
61.3
60.1

17.2
53,856


27.3


W Without Alaska or Bavall.
SRepresents an average of the mileage reported at the olose of eaoh month within the period.


0O 361

1 194119
112 544 671
4520175

118258 965

118258 965
116 57574
1701 391

118275595
3147391
5 020 760
126443746
1276020
120265 189
4 902 537


10751 i
14156 709
1774 52

14441 679
3 320 121

302 234 974
19498 831

2 974 313
1848 896
4823209
1050 574
2132 760
3183 342
4 024 887
3981664
8 006 5 51
12110CC
1 1 52
8836

416 233

36678 534
1664 637

38 759 4 54

3462 554

341 918 400
15 552 421

160 9y3 375
541 622
1 1 264 149

65 624

6 550 72 9
223690

6 840 043


7 801

632069
21011 530
512 138

22 155 737

22 155 737
21 918 390
237 347

22 159 655
301 726
661 620
25 122 601
783 114
21 766 379
573 108


206 317
1 932 496
21 573

2 160 386
172 437

60 975 543
3 533195

590 182
489 678
1 079 860
379 414
487 058
866 472
969 590
976 73r
1 046 332
22 979
89
398

369 707

7 686 77-5
256809

8 313 781

3 000 142

03 441 999
2 468 915

98 911 058
29 741
_4 018 110
64 100

1 133 712
24 8P6

1 22P 706


7895

2 458 893
20 092 254
574 682

23125820

23125 829
22 851 22 5
274 604

23 3 3120
525 1 8
849662
24 506 687
3 079 707
20 786 86?
640 114


3891 91
1 731753
26 791

2147735
162 266

56 e20 775
3 099 850

665433
441397
1106 830
337 216
575 808
913024
1 (02 64
1 017 205
2 019854
23 45
1 313
420

1 489 75 5

717179 8
288 60?

8 950 55

14 631065

85 112 533
2 711165

02 454 7 6
34 676
55 769 78 t

171472

1 064 32
27 c 97


1265 391


58 0o2

798 269
135 870 06 4
4 871857

141 540 190

141 540190
131 504123
2 036 067

141574 3C7
3 350 74 3
5824 C 2
150 749 332
957 037
144 444 763
0 347 532


244767
16 276 309
186 84 5

16 708 001
3 364 33

C 76076 022
Z3 690 872

3 569 32 4
P 471 085
6 040 40 9
1 451112
2 547 575
3998 687
0 020 436
F 018 660
10 039 096
145 058
1 306
13 186 9

409 065

46 027 691
1 911992

4F 348 748

3 195142

4 52 075 99S
17 157 574

472 428 71
800 460
zl 973 076

75 70 9

7 839 851
242 6 5

-156 -


58 2 56

3653012
132 636 925
5 094 857

1i1364794

141304 794
139408799
1975 995

141406798
3673209
5 870 422
1 0 950 429
4 355 727
141 052 051
5 542 6 51


496709
15808462
204 243

16 589 414
34 2 387

31905574'
22 598 690

3 639 746
2 290 293
5 930 039"
1 307790
2 7U8 576
4 096 366
502753o
4998869
10026 405
145053
1283
9 306

1905 988

43850 82
1953 239

47 709 609

18 093 619

427 030 933
18263586

46330813 0
576 296
217 OJ0 2 9

237096

761 50 51
253287

3 105 434


37 274

19 757
61 286 645

61 306 402

61306 402
61 007 070
303 332

61 309 295
65351
803 628
62 178 274
21 462
62 156 812


5 640
7 277 424


7 297 064
1 974 631

17 990 141
10 849205

1 410198
1 203 080
2 613 278
754 035
c09 481
1 663 516
2 164 233
2 112 561
4 276 794
6P 530
421
5 803

1i 947

21 716192


21 729139

53 586

196 183 222

106 236 808
355 703
91 989 108

S117

3 429 39


3 431 518


37 341

82 68
61 037 654

1 120 340

61 120 340
60 786 1 8
333827

1 112 932
80012
830 749
62 023 693
89 073
61 934 62


35 994
7 013 885


7 049870
1 842 359

168 471261
10301124

1 341763
1 150 333
2 492 096
760 717
930 670
1 700 387
2111480
2 081003
4192483
62 331
465
5 614

24 950

20 548 03


20 572 9P4

1 80 927

187 786 83


187 997 764
347 017
86 1 20 431

11176

3 436 047


? 447 722


124443

171744
206 498 244
676 216
3 794432
211 140 636
145 542
211 286178
210 025 772
1 260 4C6

211 183 582
4 014942
4 932 014
220 130 538
227 584
215 176440
824217
3902297

2222 3
16 629076
35 738

16 687 037
5 529 951

646 636 321
24611465

4 882267
4 267 375
9149642
2 196 883
2927 058
5 123 941
7 079150
7 194 433
14 273 583
212 565
5715
41 120

52205
15 181
81998 543
411138
1779277
84 256 044

553570
114 622
62P 623 574
? 869712
15 184 655
(47 346 133
2 463 477
276 327 135

9879
1695
5 508638
31 688
100 658
8 9LO
9 661458


124 962

451 560
194 195 516
676 082
2 392 989
197 716147
199 001
197 915 148
196 821538.
1 093 610

197 752 336
4094109
4 631408
S 6 477853
601549
202 602 882
818 813
2 454 609

47740
15 983 793
37861
78
16069472
5 35022 6

589 828 314
23684 929

4715 418
4 036029
8753447
2142148
2 944 685
5 086 833
6857566
6 982 714
13840 280
196 490
6637
40 240

74 550
121 178
73706074
368049
1047446
75337297

524 224
833 771
606 394 801
2707703
9418 369
19 878 866
2 479 958
264 408 876

15 145
11 821
9 208 255
35177
71 054
11 966
9 353 410


L 4 1 -I 4 -1 4 4 4


6.3
8,773

1.03
41.4
27.3
68.7
3,097
1,384
307
33.4

73.9
46.4
60.2
61.7

17.3
52,768


27.1


7.6
18,745

1.01
49.3
39.5
88.8
4,513
2,465
360
50.0

60.9
50.1
55.5
54.7

18.1
80,895


27.1


7.9
19.353
1.02
48.4
40.0
88.4
4,484
2,441
365

66.4
43.4
54.8
60.1

18.3
80,967


26.2


6.6
10,479

1.02
43.3
28.7
72.0
3,386
1,591
321
36.7

71.1
49.2
60.2
59.1

17.3
57,908


27.3


6.6
10,207

1.03
42.5
29.4


1,557
316
36.6

72.4
45.8
59.1
61.4

17.4
57,170


27.0


4.5
6,761

1.00
42.8
27.3
70.1
3,217
1,508
349
35.2

65.2
56.9
61.1
54.0

17.9
57,187


25.8


4.5
6,319

1.00
41.0
28.0
69.0
3,092
1,417
332
34.6

63.5
55.3
59.4
53.8

17.7
54,527


25.2


4.6
6,128

1.02
43.6
24.4
68.0
3,082
1,325
383
30.4

69.0
59.3
64.1
53.4

21.9
67,003


19.2


4.3
5,797

1.02
44.5
25.8
70.3
3,149
1,343
365
30.2

68.8
57.8
63.2
53.9
21.2
66,273


19.1


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