Passenger train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937

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Title:
Passenger train performance of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937
Series Title:
Statement ;
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v. : ; 28 x 42 cm.
Language:
English
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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:
1937
Frequency:
monthly
regular

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

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.
General Note:
"Switching and terminal companies not included."
General Note:
"Compiled from ... reports of passenger train statistics representing ... railways."
General Note:
Description based on: Jan. 1936; title from caption.
Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.

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University of Florida
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I i ~. SOUTHERN DISTRICT


I I- I I I I I I


I I1 I I I I I I I .-


I ( I I .. --- I I I


7. Train-miles per mile of road per day. .
8. Motive-power miles per train-mile:
8-01. With locomotives..
8-02. With electric motor cars. .
8-08. With all motive-power units. .
9. Percent light of total loeomotive-miles..
10. Casrmiles per train-mile in locomotive-propelled trains:
1(M1. Passenger coaches
1(M2. Sleeping and parlor ears. .
1oo8. Cluti, lounge, dining, and observation ears. .
1~04. Other paseager-train care .
1(U6. Total cars in oemotive-propelled passenger trans.
11. Car-miles per train-mile in rail motor-car trains
11-01. Passenger coaches *
11-02. Sleeping and parlor ears. .
11-08. Cluti lounge, dining, and observation cars. .
11-04. Other passenger-train carse
11-05. Total cans in rail motor-car passenger trains..

1 Tom -%almi rein p ,asngertrainspertranml....
18-01. Locomotive-propelled trains. *
18-02. Rail motor-car trains .
18-08. Total all trains. .


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Subject to revision


SUs.8 DEPOSITORY _


ITEM
NO.


ITEM


AGGREGATES
1.Mlsof rodoperated at close of month ....... .
2--01. Locomotive-plpopelled trains (steam, electric, diesel, and other). *
2-02. Electric rail motor-car trains. .
2-08. Otherrailmotor-cartrains. ..................

Locomotive-miles,
801. Principal (steam, electric, diesel, and other). ............
8-02. He pr teama, electric, diesel, and other). ............
8-08. Lg teama, electric, diesel, and other). ..........
8-04. T ta, steam on y.
~05. Total,electricon y.
806. Total, diesel and other. .
M07. Total, steam, electric, diesel, and other. .
8-08. Train-awitching miles, steam on) .
8-09. Train-switching miles, electric o ..... .....
8-10. Train-switching miles, diesel and oth~er. .......
8-11. Train-switching miles, total. .
Rail motor car-miles (seU-propelled units only),
8-12. Electric motor ears. .
8-18. Other motor cars. .....................
8-14. Total motor cars. .....................
4. P15. Toa nroadm ve-power miles (train sw~itcing excluded-litems 8&-07 and '3-14).
In locomotive-propelled steam, electric, diesel, and other trains,



4-05. Mail epress,and~baggage cars,'and eomb~ination ears other tahn passenger. .
4-06. Com nation passengercears (mail, express, or baggage with passenger). ..


4-10. Total in electric locomotive trains. .
4-11. Total in diesel locomotive trains. .
4-12. Total in other locomotive trains. .
Inrd8moali all locomotive-propelled trains. ..............


4-17. Busineeacears... .
4-18. Mail, ep e, and baggage cars, and comb~ination cars other than passenger. .
44 9. Cmbi ht-to passenger cars (mail, express, or baggage with passenger).
4-21. TotaT in electric motor-cartira~ins.................
4-22. Total in gasoline and gas-electric motor-car trains. .
4-28. Total in diesel motor-car trains. .
4-24. Total in other motorcar trains.... ... ..
4-25. Total in all rail motor-car trains. .
4-26. Total passenger-train ear-miles, all trains (items 4-18 and 4-25). ......


177 696
31 369 549
2 0 12 5 6 3
2 364 196
35 746 306

31 371 606
1 332 651
1152 705
32 109 603
1 455 425
291 936
33 856 962
5 9 4 36
6 4 41 6
306
124 158
5 960 861
2 387 922
8 368 783
42 225 745





70 576 580
9 698 911


12 962 386
2 3 05 67 6
1 34 8
241 143 500



4 511
1 6 75 261
1 7 33 9 5 5
8 223 189
3 9 2919 1
644 857
23 696
12 820 873
2 5 9 64 37 3

8 73 1 6 O
163 757
1 036 897
1 3 7 o1 5 65


40 712
18 740 340
1 631 5 89
515 316
14 887 245

la 741 368
538 305
592 640
12 494 678
1 377 622
13
13 872 313
31 5 0 3
6 4 41 6
95 919
5 513 361
536 805
5 850 166
19 722 479





28 264 910
5 670 034


12 339 842
1 5
96 368 005



403
S4 2 40 3
9 31 OO 1
7 120 151
7 79 537
127 137
15 640
8 042 465
.0 6 4 1 47 0

S4 5 91 7
at 983
427 900
6e 42 7 7 9


41060
12 381 375
1 6 O 91 4
514 203
14 499 498

12 383 416
464 775
587 750
la 157 276
1 270 141
8 524
13 435 941

2 9 5 o9
57 202
5 032 353
539 004
5 571 357
19 007 298





27 253 270
5 353 902


10 454 275
4 5 3 3 7
90 257 238

50 98
391
34 0 4 74

6 771797
7 69 24 3
169 686
7 710 726
97 96 7 9 64

3 46 O 6
82 091
428 151
8 22 4 3 95


5 '03
792 102
49 728
841 830

792 102
22 030
24 627
838 074
685

838 759


1 792


49 823
888 582




1 20 952
486 568





5 984 596

17 999



6 6 9 9
29
8 5 2 5 8

85 258
6 6 9 8 5 4


5 409
774 977
49 048
824 019

774 977
12 853
22 403
809 798
435

810 233


1 884

49 095
49 095
859 328




35 620
1 608 345



5 513 389




6 55 5 3 6



45



81 341
5 5 94 7 3 o


33 701
5 170 635
201 826
5 639 658

5 171 077
173 993
95 272
5 440 342

5 440 342


1 655
372 059
267 897
639 956
6 080 298




12 779 7



12 007 9
11332 6
2 05 9 6
3 4 0 49
18 348 693




16 839

9 65 80 8


97 880
12 666 472
179 846
14 531 5755

12 667 059
598 ass
440 16
15 330 509
77 116
13 705 5 8
2 4 2 8 6
506
a 4 592
295 441
1 533 397
15 828 838




441 492
28 808 1328


46 5 2 a5 4
a 30 5 6 63
95 759 66e

1 453 723
17 453
1 16 7 93 4

359 859
2 7 24 24 7
253 085
3 4 056
9 910 4117


99 gl46
11 397 821
179 758
1 584 418


11 398 237

la365 638
74 049
21584
12 2 5 3 4
2 2 53 4


298 594
1 789 080
12 080 955




435 815
26 6OB 406

6 34 75 44

86 175 851



1 691 745
5 852
1 3 88 96 6
386 288
3 27 311 2
296 355
3 930 706
9 0 0 89 51 5

385 649
71 113
6 79 2 6


6. Train-hours:
5-01. Locomotive-propelled trains (steam, electric, diesel, and other).
5-02. Rail motor-car trains. .
5-8. Total train-hours. ................
6. Net ton-miles of freight in passenger trains. .....
AVERAGES


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4.9
1.05
1.04
2.8






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2*5


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*In mak~ing this computation the eacrmiles of combination easseger ears have been divided equally between passenger cosah miles and other passenger-
train oaF-miles.


BUREAU OF STATISTICS

PASSENGER TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 117 reports of passenger train statistics representing 127 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 19371 AND 1936


st.....n.. Na YtU~e.
JANUARY, 19q37


UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


WESTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


179 86 (
29 616 962
1 9 88 5 84
2 614 478
34 222 024

29 621 915
1 005 358
1 073 090
30 345 630
1 344 625
10 108
31 700 363
5 4 9 82
2 9 5 09
64 491
5 673 852
2 643 994
8 317 846
40 018 209





66 813 437
9 334 575


11 089 029

219 562 443




15 5 0 2

7 818 456
4 54 7 3 6 5
558 417

12 924 238
2 32 4 86 6 81

8 44 16 8
172 741
1 016 909
la 7 54 5 32


33 861
5 064 789
266 912
5 536 516

5 065 285
178 318
97305
5 340 908

5 340 908
2 8 71

2 871
342 905
266 815
609 720
5 950 628




139 830
2 036 305





37 633 007
902 919


10 3 4 8
16 8 8 5 2
685 420
S2 3 6 6 9
92 376
1 201 465
3 8 8 34 4 7 2


24 900 24 age
2~164 2 1 4
1e g0 68 1 26 61


148 209 3553 374
17 353 62 751
16 6 5 92 54 6 6 5


1-01
1M2
1@8
100
10-05
11-01
11-02

11-08

11-2

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SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITMPOCAHONT AS REGION S OUlTHER 4 REGION I IIOM



Janoury 195 Januart 1937 Janruar 19)7 Jnuarr 19,37 J~anuar1957 Jauaryu 13 January19)7 Janruary 19 January 197 January19)
AGGREGATES

1. Mile dos a lt roadopeaeda coe fmot .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6 154 175 181 5 563831 5~0 1o JI 33 663 nao9781 1
f-01 Loco~imotiv~(se-oweldtan aem, electric, diesel and other). ......... ... 1 9 97 96 9 9 57 1 5 80 1 596 66 6 11 14 3 67 4 792 108 5 17 0 6 35 0 1 So 3 12 286 5 14 9 2-41
MS Eetreaimto-arrin.. ... ... ... ... ... 813 379 199 184 1 451 848 179 741 200 917 209 160 614 19 234 MS
2.4. Other rail motor-cartrains........................... 168 475 a 201 721 162 025 353 291 49 788 e 87 897 450 1 530 805 a-08
E04. Totaltrainmiles.. ......... ............... 3973 883 51 772 4851 3810o539 11 676 706 841 050 200 917 51438 741 562 347 13815808o 2-04
8. oad males:
MI0. picp (steam, aei~dee.nd other). ............. .. .. 1997 954 29 373 658 1596 651 111447171 792 102 5171077 401503 128657581 8-01
MSe. Hepr(t~,elecrc drl other). ............ ... 9 639 1 323 012 9 566 Sea 759 22 030 173 993 75 598 250 M
M8. Idb (aemelectric, deael, a other). ....... .... ... 169 218 983 487 145 238 447 4081 24 487 -95 272 23 980 416 186 8-0
8-04. aLteamo ~ .. .. .. .. .. .. ... .. .. .. .. 2 023) 711 So 085 89 158 5 10 896)l 3 83 658074 1 5 1 440 342 425 356 la 911 153 M1
8-05 elcti .. .. ... .. .. .. .. 153 087 1 502 336 1506 1884 53 685 77 116 8-05
M6.To diseel obthe. .. 13 891 923 13 91 983 &06
8-07. Twasmelectrie, di~eel another. 176 811 31 680 151 1 751 455 la 120 858 858 759 5 1440 348 485 356 15 880 198 MTl
8-08.Riathn ie steam .y 85 Set 36 175 14 488 17 081t 1 792 81 5 8 779 15 5071 MS
MS. eri~ieipmlecti .. .. .. 3272 31944* 38 478 31 944 MS
8-11. Triaicip miles total .. .. .. .. 5755 48 25 46 954 48 965198-1 5 7 513 81
Rail motor ca-miles (seipple unit only),
8--1. Electric motor ears 5 731 597 849 2641 5 085 540 8 29 8811 5 71 850 209 876 807 19 as4 8-1
8-18.0thermotorear. .. .. .... .. ... .. . .. ... 177 786 2210196 177 851 5 59 5541 L 49 883 8 67 897 475 153aes 8-1
8-14.Totalmotor are. 909 385 2 4594*60 5 260 791 589 375 49883 571850 868 106 876 662 1558156 1
8-1. Totaread motive-power miles (train'swrtitcin exeluded-litems; 8- and 8-14). 8 086 134 34 139 611 7 018 a46 la1 710 253 886Ise 582 371 850 5 708 448 702 038 14 838 48j 8-1
4. k-ooieppled 1seuam electric, diesel, and other trained ~
4-0. oahes. ................... 6119 818 SS 971 216 5 413497 20 285396 1555 884 9 9732 144 1305 781 as 472 798 -01
442 adpaloeas. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 94 32 77 0519 9848 5 13 33 849 687- 13 507 07) a 145 30 812 077 4--02
4-08. diningandbervtioncars .... ***------17 48 20 877 569. 13 557 6 899514a 363 187 3770 669 569 944 231 4-0
4-44. Businesseqadb~~eu~~nl ~in~in'ars .w~(a dae a139 757 185 1 710 165 918 as 758 a 183 40 49 441 063 4-04
4-5.Malarresanbaggear~ndomiatoneasotertanaeege. .. .. 59 553 69 737 027 770 988 87 495 sea 1 710 936 1 792 611 68 685 as 739 498 4--05
4-46. Combination pacseger care (mail, express or baggage with pasneener). .*** 855 801 8 843 710 669 331 5 000 703 486 548 2 056 971 185 870 1 325 448 4-0
4-0. aghtaiers ... ... ... ... ... ...11 557 1 114 055 11 557 467 974 1 662 -74 569 558 050 4-07
44. otl kuin team locomotive trains. 10 566 48 901 319 -- 2 751 000 310 586 46 170 311 449
4-10. Total in elnetric trarm~ ins. .. ........ 650. 58 12o s1 04 388 11 689 460 -e -I -e -a 2a 544 4-10
4-1. Total in dieeellocomotire trains.. 15 a 305 663 15 5563 411
4-1. Total in other locomotive trained. 1 54 8 -- 1 348 6 -1
4-18. TotalinalldCarmotive-propelledtrains. 8 539 548 832 603 952l 6 973 067 91 394 938 5 984 596 41 031 239 1 566 461 94 195 179 4-1
In ril moto~ear trains,
4-14. P~asengeafroahes............... 7 349 871 1 814 442 6 299 018 415 794 17 999 743 700 8 63 479 )06 515 1 117 170 4-14
~4-15.S~teep~~:ing~andalors. .aOb ........14 20814 5684 -e 60$ 59 811 4-15
4-8.Cublone~iin~adbsratonas..6 960 3a 015 6 960 1 850 --15 38 17 453 4-1
4-17. Businessears. 8 4 484 87 316 231 43 5 4-17
4-18. apn ud baggpagecare'andeebmbinainearsetherthanpassenger. .6 ..9 1 510 048 1604 18855 -~ e- 1698 5171 516873 4-18
4-0 asegrer mail, express, or baggagewihasne) 9 1 3 8 6 5 563 0446 9 5566S 8 5150 41
4-20. ars. .60 79 795 60 7 019 29 96 71 851I 4-20
4-21. nel`eitriic~m~otorcartrahins. 836 511 386 618 6 752 976 367 175 743 700 809 339 835 19 as4 4-2
4-2. Total in guorsandgae-electrie motor-car trains. 83 915 3 695 276 833 465 546 072 85 258 40 149 450 a 725 797 4--2
6.28 Tota in dislmotorwar trains. 35 798 611 065 35 792 95 545 64 635 253 OSS 4-2
4-24. Totalin oh motolrwrtrains......................... 15 640 8 056 15 640 056 42
4-25. Totalinallialmotor-cartrain. .... ...... 8188 4 701 015 7 035873 1006 598 se are 743 700 604 995 340 a-5 3004 172 4--8
4-20. Totalpageronger-traincar-miles~Palltrain(items4-18and4-25) ... .. .. .. .. .. 166594*06 237 304 97 14008B940 92 401530 6 069854* 743700 41456238 1906 766 97197 351 4-20
5. Train-hours:
--0. Locomoive-propelled trains (steam, eletric, diegel, and other). .2 ...... 7208 8000958 58 865 887 053 24900 148 949 1I3583 40011 5-41
5--02.Rail mtcr artrins .9 .2 .r ....................yee111 63 4 5 1851 2144los 7747 9098 841 543 542
5-08 Totltrain-hours.. 151 654 6885 063 122 3 055 806777 180181T 394 3886 5(-0
6. Netton-mioilosoffeihtinpsasseernerrains. 163 370 15 518 195 183 370 6 641 409 160 108 974 848 -5 741 830 I
AVERAGES
Tri-mlswmiolae at day ......... 2.8 4.9 19.0 9.8 r5.o 170.4 5.2 27.5 4,S 7
M loo..Wr. .. .~o 1ws22.0 .. 1.0, l.os son Bdl
&-08. Wihalmtvpoe nt...03 1.721 .09 1.06 18 1.05 1.5 .07 M-4
9. Percentlightert~otalocomo3tiv-mle. 7.8 3.1I d*3 3*7I\ 2*9 -I l** g** 3.1 O
10-01 coahee *). 81.99 3.60 2.4 2.2 -I 2.08 ).li .9 4
10-02. and"~ cars .3.6a.923 .1.185 00
10-8 sand obsenrvtion cas. ..-****** 7 0 .m .6 -: s.a .01 .MD 16-08
14-04. Other caro es* 6 .5.927 .0-8 .402*3 160
10-05. Totalcri r ris 42 *47 .079 7 .0J4 1(45
11. Carmilaes train-mile in railotrr :.;" r~l.s:$~9
11-41.P~sna coaches 3.87 .9 .08 1.210 .70 1.24 1,9p .pl 11-01
11-02. aIeiend ealor ears .... 0 07 -.1-.0 112
11-08. Buil~ug ining, and observation cas.. .01 05-.1 1-08

Toala-mI.To esinijmiba rtraisportrain-ml.. .......... .974 4*36 7*9 7.2 3*70 7. .39 7.04. ~12oI1

18-08.To,~~:",~ t alr lirans ... .. .. .. ... .. .. .... ad IC a7 791 \ Ii T 1e em T.r 249 35,0~ 1s-


.....


Wete.*Effotive Jantuar 1, 1936 Class I steam railways we required to make separae rep~rts et sbr~ba ure other than subrrttn paeange raln service. We Sea 'subuzn ervice"l reaw to the opertion of sun~buzn1
train, or trains whteh are run primarly to headle suburban passease. Isabauea passe~nes ar fahed as puasegrs~r jourrneying r Sht a metropo~lr sa araor a bfstance one way of not mor then a~4 tit iles. The
Sea olh~r than bu~buzan servio** eoere the operation of all passeng tirain ea~r than those obssed as subruza trade.
*In main this compoUtton the earcmles at combination puassnr ears haveben di~dde aulwll betseen passenger coash alles ad other passengerstrah earailes


109312-0 U.S. GOVERNMENTT PRINTINGBO FICE:1987


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS
PASSENGER TRAIN PERFORMANCE OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

SEPARATED BETWEEN SUBURBAN AND OTHER THAN SUBURBAN SERVICE
Compiled from 29 reports of suburban service representing $1 railwsay and 114 reports of other than suburban service representing 124 railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1937