Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937

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Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1937
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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:
U.S. G.P.O.
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1937
Frequency:
monthly
regular

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Railroads -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-Nov. 1956.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the monthly statistics of the current year with that of the preceding year.
Issuing Body:
Issued <Feb. 1932>-May 1942 by the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics; June 1942-Nov. 1956 by the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
General Note:
"Compiled from the monthly reports of revenues and expenses for ... steam railways, including ... switching and terminal companies" (varies).
General Note:
"Switching and terminal companies not included," Mar. 1938-Nov. 1956.
General Note:
Description based on: Feb. 1932; title from caption.
Citation/Reference:
Picklist IC1ste19A

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University of Florida
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated............ ... 235,990 236,855 6,997 7,083 26,620 26,610 24.796 24,914 58,413 5,637 6,o04 6,010
Revenues:
Freight .................... ..--------.-..--- 268,0671 41-,124,628 9,4436,98 8,65 5,62732 $47,,793,02 56,195 49,46,085 $117,720,905 105;934,9 3 $17.11,92 17,9148,897
k/s3nge 77 3124,628 10715,6862 793 4:019 19,6;,0 62:,4
Passenger...............------------ ....... ...-........ 1 936 76, 2 7 280 97830 9 1 20 3147 19 97 7 661
other transorta ton:: ..... ..l.. W '. 1466..3 ,,1 6 i,0 ,17,1 l 7
Joint facilit--- ------Dr -----------------.1 90701 229:3 : 121 1 l8 ,3 9 ,5,165 6 ,279

Railway operating revenues................ ........ 33164,689 299,058.328 13,918,514 12,881,822 64.237,02 60,263,835 71,5625886 63,470,471 149,718,482 136,616,128 19,189.093 19,254,15
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ............. 33,102,162 0,409,109 1,392,390 1,69,378 5,442,5143 5,22,685 7,028,2 20 12642,095 2,207,372 1939,7
Maintenan of e qulpent .......... ,120 127.605 2,324 9 2,423 13.261,101 1,718.5552 15.9944 1 524 .214 2391059 3 509 31 3 ,300, 7
Traffic -...........------- ----------..------ 55186 6 8,015,5 23 3 21 5 1,470,30 1, 0,36 1, 1,326, 3129,121 29 ,920 5 31 321722
ran1orttion.-------- .........--127.0,0 11 5, ,67 5,2. 25 7, 2 .,1 26, 24, 5 51 4.5
sellane o operations ....... .... 3,75.711 2,922,06 208,261 190,784 63,671 5854 50 1561 1 31 6
General --............... ..-...... ..... ,60 2 13,17579 581,446 553,288 2,46,998 2.,--- 2,883'9 2.771 1 52,71 5 763, 3 6 582 71
Transportation for investment-Cr .......,129 189381 1,129 201 13,402 5,: 2 13,847 11:50 5,2.371 27,141 10256 5987
Railway operating expenses-........-- ...--......... 253,664,142 231,741,087 10,006,359 10,339.921 48,442,995 46,373,962 54,410,688 48,000,831 112,860,042 104,714,714 11,35,811 10,759,598
Net revenue froa railway operations ............ 78, 7 617,241 3,912,155 2.51,901 15,79,07 1389,73 17.152,19 15.469,640 36,58,440 31,9014114 7,34,282 ,494,556
Rail4 564,510 1052,399,227 589753837 3:893,770 11,718,824 8,789356 2,782,937 1,984,753
Railway operating inoome ...9........_..._ 49,547,843 45,752,731 2,859,756 1,729,099 11,103,045 9,797,089 11,176,815 11,585,870 25.139,616 23,112,058 5,051,345 6,509,803
Eiulpsent rents-Dr. balane.------ 7,8.65,1401 6,937,065 555,5058 45: 2,091,41 2,019,676 836,116 1,022,238 3. ,34 ,1465 3,500,694 a 2i7.7 a 475.790
Joint faolity rent--Dr. blance..-------- -------... 3,245,763 3,07,135 509,819 49 6 639878 675,312 745:263 656,296 1,892,960 1,781,094 9,358 7
Net railway operating inome-................... / 38,436,679 3572,531 1,794,429 820,833 8,371,326 7,102,101 9,595,4)6 9,907,336 19,761,191 17,830,270 5,500,438 6,861,423
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ............ 76.48 77.49 71.89 80.27 75.41 76.95 76.03 75.63 75.38 76.65 59.17 55.88
Depreciation Included in operating expenses--.. 16,184,491 16,119,624 526,078 533,122 3,035.216 3,089,910 3,570,198 3,385,018 7,131,92 7.008,050 1,193,612 1,192 918
Total maintenance before depreciation ..... .14..... 8,725,791 76,117,090 3,190,701 3,580,239 15,658,428 14,871,327 19,;452,513 15,573,535 35311 642 3. ,025,104 4,523,091 4,0147547
Net railway operating income before depreoiation... 514,621,170 514,858,155 2,320,507 1,353.955 11,106,53 4 10,192,011 13,165,634 13,292,354 26892:683 24,;838,320 6,694,050 8,051:341

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region outhwesern Region Western Distrit
____1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of ailes operated .............................,769 38,943 44,17 ,953 45,981 46,336 56,775 56,819 30,004 30,110 12,760 133,265
Revenues:
Freight............------ ..-...--- .... -.--- 33,797.547 31,5785,95 51,509.474 19,527,492 *26,328,234 (,2420,1 49.716,756 P0,8 ,93o, 8 2)3,375,3q02 20.597,744 99.420,292 85,662,163
Passenger............... ..........-.......-------- .. 5,2,7e 4,74, 5,997,056 5,035.766 2,63167 2,37,8 6,548,046 5,6 8 1,76,927 1,35,718 10,9 640 938000
Mail------------- ----.............. -----------............---...................1,17, 1, 1 01,24 1,39,280 1, 0,2 975,6 1,79, 61 1,7 ,9614 7.1 07 60, 3,29,106 ,
1.. .3, 2 1 75,9/ 70, 0 66,, 72 21: 5,0 5 7925 ,762o,601,020,79
Transportation-for--------------- --------------------------766,161169155 514,52701 30998 315,967 M3 0N2371326 8 1 ,1026 5
other transportation ..........................--------------------- 5243,592 52,1:47 703,0 220 9,394 91 95651 .000 l,146 972 91 320 586,795 5624714 2.6521,422 2,3742 51

Joint facility-Dr... ..... ....... .........19,112 18,27 20,1 19,788 ,7 32,151 5,978 126,235 2,902 1,770 113,858 1 5
Railway operating revenues.......... 42,523,456 39,226,702 61,712,549 58,480,856 31.850,742 29.318,661 61,203,211 50,854,609 27,199,705 23,788,074 120,253,658 103,961,344
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structure--......------------ 4,7,17 4,395,031 26,995,572 6,40,9909 3,490.939,4 89 5,677,250 5,,08 3,185,779 26,12,309 12,2931423 11.432,105

Transportation.......--.----.--. .. ------------- 15,962.083 15,022,01, 20,567:754 19,596,946 14,754,219 132,,299 25:,14,016 20,4080,17 9,190,613 8,604,17 49,58785,48 4s,98,594
Miscellaneous operations .............1--4 9.............. ,7515 65593 529,66 ,2021 01 75973 680 01 208 6 16, 61 1,3782 1,8710
enera---lue-......1.... --...... 17 4 161,83. 2353,755 2,243,875 1458,663 1,46,096 2,625,5 1 83 2,55 338 1,2114 o7,4 11651531 5,. 329 020 5167,98
Transportation for investment--Cr-. .-- 3,51 1,107 42494 1421 28547 300312 137586 5,287 81941 1i 46
Railway operating expenses ....................... 32,17,639 30,772,070 44,172,450 41,531.668 27,907,116 25,550,955 48,399.302 41,726,5~44 20,325,232 18,217,206 96,631,650 85,494,705
Net revenue from railway opetions........ 9,705.17 ,1454,632 17,510,099 16,949,188 3,943,626 3,767.706 12,03,909 912,065 6,8714,3 5,570,868 23,622,008 1466.639
Railway tax acoruals .. ..-...... 3.602,902 2,768,149 6,35.,839 4,753,212 3,310,929 2,589,173 5261,466 4o,073:926 1,795,646 1,358,843 10,368,041 8,021,942
Railway operating inooe-........-.. 6,102,915 5,686,173 11,154,260 12,195,976 632,697 1,178.533 7,542,443 5,054.139 5.078,827 4,212,025 13,253,967 10,444,697
Equipment rents-Dr. balance-----------.. 1,04,518 786,410 456,067 310,20 64,018 602,001 1,877,830 1,390,6S1 1.400,021 1,133,069 3.925869 1275
Joint facility rent-Dr. balane 175,.0 187,1114 305,268 311,24 211,551 20,273 503,729 465.171 330,255 321,313 1,045,535 99:757
Net railway operating inoome--... 4,892,487 4,712,649 10,392,925 11,574,072 4 226.32 368,259 5,160,881 3,198,287 .3 48.551 2,757,643 8,282,563 6,324,189
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)trR .77.18 78.45 71.58 71.02 87.6 87.15 79.08 82.05 74.73 76.58 80.36i st.2
Depreciation included in operating exp.nses.-- 31,697 2,007,1 3,12 1 -, 76.4,02~o6 1,76.,54 033. 02 3,010341 1,130.26 1,131,952 5.927.690 5 910
ToNet rain'operating before before iationo--------1, 03 10;,-86;2-4 5 4 14: 8 1 ;9748 15 6 62,2 81 6,294:,305 ,1 489 0,5 1,2 5
Net rwilway'operating income before depreciation.. 6,524,194 6,720,.465 13;5.8.2314 1: 1:. 8;i94:2 -20: 4,75,13 3,589,595 :;210;253 12;235:94


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A/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
SIncludes 5.865 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
SIncludes 6974.920 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Defioit or otner reverse items.
SIniludes charges to Railway Tax Aoorual in the total aount of (71472,877 itemized as follow *3,150,244 for taxes unter the require-
ments of the Booil Security Aot of 1935, and 4,322,633 under the requirements of an Act approved Au ust 29, 1935, 1 i an exolee
tax upon eariers end an income tax upon their employee. and for other purposes. (Publio No. 400, 74th Congress).
/ Includes ohbarge to Railway Tax Aeoruals in the mount of 1,402,021 for taxes under the requirements of the Social gSertly Acot of 1935.


109313-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1937


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 139 monthly reports of revenues and expen representing 143 Class I steam railways

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 197 AND 1936






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BUREAU O STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS 1 STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 139 monthly rep mts wf w and mpen rpresenti3g 143 ClaI I team railways


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FEBRUARY, 1937


FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 19 6


United States New England Region I/ Great Lkes Region Central Eastern Region Eatern District Pocahonts Reon
Item
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936


Average number of miles operated............................ 236 071 236 E4 5 6 981 7 083 26 620 26 641 24 793 24 913 58 34 58 37 6 048 6 010
Revenue :
Freight .. -................61.......1 ................. 64167016 24511905155 864397 (51 086 524 50226 148 55667017 *582154400 11 758 696 111244945 16 9035 963 19274 30
Passenger .. .... ......................-.........015926 V 31902 349 2831444 2911 725 6 357 614 6 71 705 8 435760 8 671 00 17 624 818 18334437 628 469 616 355
Mail............ ..... .............. ......... 7 325 571 7236935 348048 344 434 1169 777 1 147 135 1286886 1286 315 2 804711 2777 84 221 537 218 183
Express.. .............. 3901 104 3 617 354 181 806 167 579 723 217 620 862 707 955 600 41 1 612 978 1 388 853 117 364 89 154
All other transportation.... ..........6 768 711 6 525 542 349 338 344 566 1 784 042 1772668 1 266 945 1 206 98 3 400 325 3 324 219 156 476 150 472
Incidental ............. 6 072 807 5 405 037 445 086 461 596 1 278 495 1 158482 1430224 1 341 910 3 153 805 2961 968 217 315 191 431
Joint facility-Cr .... .......... ............. 57 682 854 965 95 242 83 561 66 200 o5 860 121 451 117 310 282 893 266 731 21 893 19198
Joint facility-Dr ........................ 182 103 231 692 1 619 1 276 47 100 43 151 8 951 6 732 57 670 51 159 854 894
Railway operating revenues..................... 21 926 714 300 430 323 13 254 500 13 176 584 62418 769 1 699 709 68 907287 65 371 605 144 580 556 140 247 898 20 398 163 20558 219
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .. 34 249 159 32 408 176 1 346 344 1 739 887 5 948 081 5 500 538 7091 440 6 022941 14 385 865 13 263 366 2280 539 1 888 392
Maintenance of equipment .64 954 643 62 344 741 2248 807 2 280 617 12777941 12571165 14 803 025 14 155 200 29 829 773 29 006 S2 3 307 928 3552 336
Traffic ........... .... 8408717 7851 043 252 020 186 448 1429 008 1377477 1 433124 1 348 706 3114152 2912 631 359 227 341 367
Transportation...12..... 120 462 263 117 837 396 4 992 302 5 242 217 23 892 830 24 895 529 25 216 779 25 266 252 54 101 911 55 403 998 4 805 500 4 644 720
Miscellaneous operations.......... 3 208 188 2 810134 207 196 196 605 550 393 553 864 656 147 597 763 1413 736 1 348 232 73045 49 760
General..................................13 097 420 12 810 408 539 501 519126 2401 360 2 420 272 2807 335 2712993 5 748 196 5 652 391 588 686 569 975
Transportation for investment-Cr............. 233 919 186 479 2 305 346 37 655 9 496 23 291 30 172 63 251 40014 5 233 4940
Railway operating expenses............................... 244146 471 235 875 419 9 583 865 10 164554 46961 958 47 309349 51984 59 50073683 108 530 382 107 547 586 11 409 692 11 041 610
Net revenue from railway operations.................. 77780243 64 554 04 3 670635 3012030 15456811 14390360 16922728 15297922 36 050 174 32700 312 8 988 471 9 516 609
Railway tax aooruals...................- ...... 28 863316 21 307286 1 040 055 823531 5 057 177 3698 723 6050274 3995.914 12147506 8 518 168 2775475 1954705
Railway operating income......................... 48 916 927 43 247 618 2 633 580 2 188 499 10 399 634 10691 637 10872 454 11 302 008 23 902.668 24 182 144 6 212 996 7 561904
Equipment rents-Dr. balance 7596 133 6 699 882 535 379 536 166 1987506 1792251 698 489 984 152 3 221 374 3 312 559 502 67 898
Joint facility rent-Dr. balanoe............. 2 962 156 2 985 396 446 424 445 959 556 139 536 754 584 674 652 737 1 587 237 1 635 450 111 936 12 406
Net railway operating income ......................... /38358 638 /33 562 340 1648 777 1206 354 7855989 8 362632 9 589291 9 665 119 19 094 057 19234 105 6 598058 8 076 396
Ratio of expenses to revenues percentt) ............. 75.84 7.51 72.31 77.14 75.24 76.66 75.44 76.6D 75.07 76.68 55.93 53.71
Depreciation included In operating expenses---. 16,123,988 16,04,495 525,461 53.,142 3,033,765 3,083,043 ,2187 ,2;91,961 7,061, 413 6,906 32 1192 i 518,1
Total maintenance before depreciation.---- 814 6-042 3-- 3,-8776 15,692,257 1, 8 660 ,3 492278 16 886,180 7 01413 6032 19:5 1 a'la' 66
Net railway operating inoome before depreciation... 5,,626 49,606,835 21779782 897 11,5,675 13,091;78 12,957,080

Ite Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwetern Region Wstmer Ditrit
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1937 193 197 6 19377 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated............................ 38 756 38 939 44 804 44949 45 982 46 333 56 887 56 817 30 004 30109 132 873 153 259
Revenues:
Freight.................................... .......................... (34461909 31733 200 (53497 872 51 00752C 24 561 068 22729 714 846 994309 40084 193 23 355 07 20051 2 53461 94910448 2 867 368
Passenger..................................... ...... 5208756 4 711336 5 837225 5327691 2254571 2025706 5745409 4916686 1553903 1297829 9553883 8240221
Mail..................................... --.. 1053679 1075 84. 1275216 1294026 914663 875799 1661683 1652508 669298 636 718 3245644 3165025
Express ............. .....................859 253 782 131 976 617 871287 303 868 354 219 730 066 724 457 277 575 278 538 1 311 509 13572 14
All other transportation ....-- -- ..- 553 997 523 867 710 473 674 359 906 914 954 670 1 176 896 1012420 574 103 559 674 2 67 913 2 526 964
Inoidental....................... ............. 817 326 719 528 1034 641 910959 476 217 435 377 1057 011 816 833 351 133 279 880 1 884 361 1532 090
Joint facility-Cr..........------- 160 423 146 654 182 316 165 852 123 908 107 393 204 081 256 641 64 484 58 348 392 473 422 382
Joint facility-Dr................... ................... 18 463 18 611 19 317 19 705 41 243 26954 61 946 131 428 1 927 2 446 105 116 160 828
Railway operating revenues................................ 43096 880 39673770 63495043 60231989 29499966 27455924 57 507509 49332 310 26 843 640 23 162 202 113 851 115 99950436
Expenses:
maintenance of ay and strutures.......4 871 234 4 513 773 7151 773 6 402165 3 693 729 4 300071 5 674 03 5 656 62 3343754 2785951 12711521 12742645
Maintenance of equipment ...... ----- ....... 8086 138 7 799161 11394066 11351497 7224021 6641385 11835371 10848228 4671412 4496653 23730804 21986262
Traffic ----.................. 1308590 1266414 1667817 1607781 922468 833493 1758791 1 597 40- 945489 899731 3626748 3330631
Transportation .... .................. .... 15 564 110 14 943977 20369 610 19588697 13663 835 14 306903 22 896027 20082480 9 430 880 8 455 318 45 990 742 42844 701
Miscellaneous operations... ....... 455 900 372 164 528 945 421 924 277 095 247523 789 081 633 19B 199 331 159 260 1 265507 1039978
General ......................................... 1655843 162903 2244529 2199013 1413425 1386615 2502120 2436575 1189150 113814 510495 4959004
Transportation for investment-Cr.......................... 35063 7278 40 296 12 218 25 775 58 341 28 901 40070 75 696 35 836 130 372 134 247
Railway operating expenses...................... 31906 752 30 517 249 43316 444 41 55 859 27168798 27657649 45426527 41214434 19 704 320 17 896 891 92299 645 86768 974
Net revenue from railway operations .... 11190128 9156521 20178 599 18673130 2331 168 201725 12080982 8117876 7139320 5265311 21551470 13181 462
Railw aytax .... .... ....... 3495715 2908604 6271190 4863309 3204259 5 3 U 5321838 4098328 1918523 1 439161 10444620 7925809
Railway operating income............... ... 7 694 413 6247 917 13907 409 13 809821 A a73091 a. 5702. 0. 6759144 4019548 5220 797 3 806 150 11106 850 5255 653
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ...... 1168 361 724 613 665 363 86 715 632 627 827 401 1 622054 1 321 174 1 454 715 1 152 003 3 709 396 3300578
Joint facility rent-Dr. balanoe.o ......... 178 957 200573 296 893 323979 228 643 216 636 491 744 484 837 357 639 324 494 1 078 026 1 025 967
Net railway operating inoome ........... 6347095 5322731 12945153 13399127 1 734 361 d3 614A 08 4645346 2213537 3408443 2329653 6319428 929108
Ratio of expenses to revenues percentt) ..._.... 7. 74.03 76.92 68.22 69.00 92.10 100.73 78.99 83.54 73.40 77.27 81.07 86.81
Depreciation included n operating expenses.. 1,2,215 .202,795 1,76759 1,791200 39011,892
Total maintenance before depreciaton..______ .. 9 :11 i5~ 15 .08719,9 68141R p::72 :939
Net railway operating income before depreciation 8,79,310 7,326,666 1,069,909 16,1,922 33,398 a 1. 7,64,393 5.23,713 4,539, 3 .5 1E,857,27 6,862l376


Doees not Include Boston & Alban the revenues and-expenses or whioh are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes R gion.
SIncludes 837 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
Includes ) 803),22 sleeping and parlor car suroharge.
Deficit or other reveres Ittms.
includes hages to Railway Tax Acoruals in the total amount of 7,07452519 itemized as follows: *3.0308,9 for taxes uner the require-
sente of the 3oolal Security Act of 1935, and 4,403),728 under the requirements of an Act approved ngust 29, 19 5, levylng an pxo i~
tax upon carriers and an Inome tax upon their eployees, and for other purposes. (Publio ao. 400, 7ltho0c Ogre).
/l Includes charges to Railway Tax Accruals in the total amount of I 1,583,873 itemized as follows: 1,42,809 for teax under the require-
ments of the Social BSeurity Act of 193I, and 151,064 under the requirements of an Aot approved August 29, 1935. levyin an excise
tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Oon*ess).


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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 139 monthly report of revenues and expenes representing 143 Clas I steam railway

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1937 AND 1936


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Average number of miles operated........------ 236 031 236851 6989 7083 26620 26641 24795 24914 58404 58 638 6048 6010
Revenues:
Freight..............................--.- ....-.- s532 817 688 486244461 8 452 135 1-7 520 259 002 512 857 $96 019 174 $12 515 211 101 640 485 233 479 603 217 179918 (36747 890 37 223 217
Passenger .................. .......... ... 70 456 772 /66 004 287 5808 213 5 725 7 14 100 895 14230 105 18218859 18 065 025 38 127 967 38 020 409 1 393 80 1 277
Mal.. ............-.-- ...--- ---- 15265452 14943282 750481 721550 2426 477 2375183 2 637274 2632757 581422 5729490 444277 447462
Express. -------....-.-------------.-- -- 7 037 755 6 631 986 320 582 302 193 1229 990 1 093 653 1 171 331 1 034 203 2 721 903 2430049 198730 157 685
Al other transportation......................-- 13688 548 13 077923 717769 715253 3 618009 3 657 830 2 628742 2 459 828 6 964 520 6 832911 316 104 290379
Inoidental...................... ....---- 12916243 11248 842 928205 901280 2718414 2536107 3060958 2773528 6707577 6210915 447997 371289
Joint facilty--Cr............. --- 1 801769 1 799 511 199 174 175 389 145 026 135 724 253 148 249 784 597 348 560 897 40 598 46 957
Joint facility--Dr................................... 372 80. 461 041 3 545 2 797 95 218 84 233 15 350 13 534 114 113 100 5 4 2 14 2 255
Railway operating revenues.............................-- 65311402 599 488 651 27 173 014 26 058 406 126 655 850 121 963 543 140 470 173 128 842 076 294 299 037 276 864 025 39 587 256 39 812 373
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures....... 67 351 322 62 817 284 2 73 734 3 429 265 11390625 10743222 14119717 11732973 28 249 076 25 905 460 4487911 3 828 270
Maintenance of equipment ...... 132762764 124172345 4573197 4704 599 26039042 25289717 30797459 27403724 61409698 57398040 6 817259 6852923
Traffic .............................------.-------- 16962 902 15 86 602 484342 397 99 2 899 307 2 787 853 2 859623 2 675 705 6 243 272 5 861551 712 458 663089
Tranportation............................. ............ 247 732 830 23 418 06 10 60 980 10 513 360 49080612 48 888672 51 584284 49 586 796 110 925 876 108 988 828 9411 171 9 219 650
Miscellaneous operations............................. 688 605 5 732 180 415457 387 389 1188 064 1 139 18 1 377 688 1232 840 2 981 209 2 759 547 141906 96 188
General .-_-... ......--.....- ................. 2715 217 25 985 887 1 120 947 1 072 414 4 858 358 4 859 457 5 693 608 5484 156 11 672 913 11 416 027 1 209 287 1 152 015
Transportation for investment-Cr-................-..- 403 028 375 859 3 434 546 51 056 24 928 7 131 41680 91 621 67 154 15 489 10 927
Railway operating expenses ...................... 497 810 612 467 616 505 19 590 223 20504 474 95404952 93 683 311 106 395248 98 074 14 221 390 423 212 262 299 22 764 503 21 801208
Net revenue from railway operations ............... 155 800790 131 872 146 7 582791 5553932 31250898 28280232 34074925 30767562 72908 614 64 601726 16 822753 18011165
Railway tax aooruals.......................................... 57 336 021 42 871796 2 092455 1636 333 9 748 219 7791 507 12025 657 7 879 684 23 866 331 17 307 524 5 558 412 3 939 458
Railway operating inoose...-..................... 98 464 769 89 000 50 5490 336 3 917 599 21 502679 20488 725 22049268 228887 878 49 042 283 47 294 202 11 264 341 14 071707
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ........... ....... 15461 530 13 636 946 1 090 887 994 967 4079 347 3 811 926 1 534 604 2006 389 6 704 838 6 813 282 .1 081 4
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ................... 207 921 6 072 532 956 243 895 445 1196 018 1 212 067 1 329 937 1 309 033 3 482 198 3 416 545 2
Not railway operating income................... /76 795 318 1/69 290 872 3443 206 2027 187 16 227 314 15 464 732 19184727 19 572 456 38 855 247 37 04 375 12098496 14 937 819
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)................. 76.16 78.00 72.09 78.69 75.3) 76.81 75.74 76.12 75.23 76.67 57.50 54.76
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 2,,5 2,164,119 1,051,913 1,066,0 6,0, 6172,9 6,676,979 14,1 20 3,916,482 2,386,13 2,91.
Total uintance before depreciaion___ 7,0671 1 ,0
Net railway operating income before depreciation 1.. ,03 1 4,495,119 3,09,737 2,462.297 ,,85 6,2,57i ,49,18 7 6,8 7 l91,01 67,269;,


Iouthen Region Southern Distiot Northwetean Region Central Wetern Region Southwtern Region Western Ditriot
Itoe
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 19 6 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated ........................... 8 762 38 939 44810 44 919 45 982 46 335 56 831 56 820 30 004 30109 132 817 135 264
Revenues:
Freight.... ......................... 6829456 3311795 $105 007346 $100535 012 $50889 302 46950 195 $96 711 064 (80 928 131 46 730 373 $40651 205 194 330 739 $168 529 531
Passenger-..... ................. 10440478 9085818 11834281 1036457 4886 238 4401540 1293456 10569334 3314830 2649 547 20494524 17620421
ail............... ......... ..... ...... 22173 245844 2676450 2693 306 1934901 1851453 3461444 3371472 1378405 1 297 561 6774750 6520486
Exres............................................ .............. 1625414 1474018 1824144 1631703 612167 680186 1327523 1341542 552018 548 506 2491708 2570234
other transportation...................................... 1 097 589 1 053 374 1413 693 1 343753 1 825 565 1 847 670 2 323 868 1 931 241 1 160 902 1 122 348 5 310 335 4 901 259
Inidental.................................................... 1 6 8 777 1 451 413 2 126 774 1 822 702 1029 043 882 131 2 270 514 1 761392 782 335 571 102 4 081 892 214 625
Joint facility-Cr..............................324 024 315 448 364 6 362 405 249 713 20 515 460 775 541 471 129 311 114 223 839 799 876 209
Joint facility-Dr.............. ............. .. 37 575 37 238 39 718 39 493 76 221 59 105 137 924 257 663 4 829 4 216 218 974 320 984
Railway operating revenues................................ 85 620 336 78900 472 125 207592 118 712 845 61 350708 56 774 585 118 710720 100186 920 54 043 345 46 950 276 234 104 773 203 911781
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.......................... 9 609 391 8 908 804 14 09702 12 737 074 7 124 183 7555 659 11 351288 10 950 831 6 529 533 5 66 260 25 004 944 24 174 750
Maintenance of equipment................................... 16 681 081 15 798 570 23 49A 340 22 651493 14260 017 13008 726 24166326 22 073485 9 428 383 9 040 601 47 854 726 44 122 812
2Traff-io- .... ............ 8 670668 2612707 3383126 3275796 1 863490 1 700613 3551100 3213998 1 921 914 1 8146.44 7 336 504 6729255
Transportation... ......................... 31 526193 29965 993 40937364 39185643 28418054 27693202 48030043 40490897 19421493 17059496 95 869590 85243595
Miscellaneous operations ........... 916 655 737757 1 058 561 853 945 582 894 504 581 1 658 054 1 313 236 407 887 320 871 2 648 835 2 138 688
General.__..-............ ............ 3 389 027 3290873 4598314 4442888 28828363 2832711 5128003 4992913 2433624 2301 348 10443990 10126972
Transportation for investment-Cr.............. 68 624 25 385 84113 36 312 55027 86 888 58 985 94 382 113 282 91 123 227294 272 393
Railway operating expenses............................. 64 724 391 61 289 319 87488 894 83 090 527 55075914 53 208 604 93 825 829 82 940978 40029 552 36 114 097 188 931 295 172 263 679
Net revenue from railway operations .... 20 895945 17 611153 37 718698 35622318 6 274794 3565981 24884891 17245942 14013 793 10 836 179 45173478 31 648 102
Railway tax aooruals....__ .......... ..... 7 098 617 5 677 063 12 657 029 9 616 521 6 515188 4957 493 10 58 304 8 172 254 3 714 169 2 818 004 20 812 661 15 947 751
Railway operating inoome....................... 13 797 328 11 934 090 25061669 26 005797 d 240 394 4 1 391512 14301 587 9 073 688 10 299 624 8 018 175 24 360 817 15 700 351
Equipment rents-Dr. balance....................... 2202876 1511023 1121427 397 335 1280645 1 429 402 3499 884 2 711 855 2 854 736 2 285 072 7 635265 6426 329
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance_ ...__ .._. 354 867 387 687 602161 635 263 440 194 424 909 995474 950 008 687 894 645 807 2 123 562 2 020 724
Net railway operating inoOMe .... 11 239 585 10035380 23338081 24973199 Ld 961 23_3 3 245 823 9 806229 5411 825 6 756 994 5087296 14 601990 7 253298
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....-......-- 75.-9 77.68 69.88 69.99 89.771 3.72 1 79.04 82.792 74.07 76.92 80.70 -14.48
Depreciation included in operating expenses.............4,011 6,250,066 6,03,529 ,51,75 6,029 6,020,17 2,26 2,26 4 11669 114,10
Total aintenanoe before depreiation......... 2 ,695,3 17 1 2 ,1 27,00,7 12 017
Net railway operating income before depreciation 15103 l47331 7 37 313 6 1143 73511140


a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
/ Inoludee 6 6,702 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
/ Includes (1,778,243 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
SDefioit or other reverse items.
j/ Includes oharges to Railway Tax Aooruals in the total amount of $14,915,585 itemized as follows: $6,198,220 for taxes under the require-
ments of Jhe Social Seourlty Act of 1935, and 68,717,365 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying ap exoise
tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 40, 74th Congress).
V/ Includes charges to Railway Tax Accruals In the total amount of 6 2,993.755 itemized as follows: $2,841,897 for taxes under the require-
ments of the Social Securlty Act of 1935, and 151,858 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an excise
tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).












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SMe.t No. M.100
MARCH, 1937


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled frmm 138 monthly reports of revenues nd expnes representing 142 Clam I stem aiway

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 137 AND 13M


United States New England Region / OGret lakes Region Central Estern Region Euten Ditrint Poeshonte Region
Itm

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 197 1936

Miles of road operated at olo0e of month.---.. 236 156 236 840 982 7073 26 616 26 641 24 794 24913 58 392. 8 627 6 046 6 010
Revenues:
Freight....................................... .... 13880990 $251779322 $10862212 8 324 183 $68 351 562 (49060979 (64 923924 47833 097 (138137698 (105218259 23156152 (17535976
Pasenger .... -.................................... ../ 1 840349 2510403 6 882 034 6 443 522 9 0869326 8004 931 18808 709 16 958856 733 384 619 327
Mail.. ......... ..... 82..........47 905 7 72726 378 403 324350 1317346 1 28 385 1493274 1 328170 3189023 2910905 259248 230110
Sre ............ 061949 5016596 314773 244977 1174699 912479 1109806 844074 2599278 2001530 164934 144919
Allother transportation....... .--.. 7514 716 6 693 696 394 217 332150 2 004 463 1916 607 1 454320 259525 3853 000 3 508282 193 002 146197
Incidental ................... ............... 6415271 5920199 491 590 501492 1316196 1356312 1 489 736 1429 668 3297522 3287472 284063 245611
Joint facility-Cr........ ............ .. 985900 885 488 119 860 100474 78 473 63 659 128 01 114 566 327034 278 699 23 449 21 500
Joint facility-Dr ..................................... 186277 225 660 1322 1 183 45992 43 346 6390 6 469 53704 50998 1134 909
Railway operating revenues......................... 377 812 95 308 258 178 15400082 12336846 75078 781 60968 597 79679 697 60807562 170 158 560 134 113 005 24 813098 18942731
Expenses: 13968 884
aintonanooe of way and structures................... 37 83 007 34177660 1600158 2681 760 6 251 363 5718045 7375795 5 569 079 15227316 13968884 2160584 1968064
Maintenance of equipment .................. 72818015 64 153449 2458232 2338 047 14689882 12862958 16455 242 13762232 33603356 28963237 4054159 3447927
Trffi........... ... .... 584534 7 980836 211 115 196177 1471510 1401980 1464 448 1352 569 3147 073 2 950 726 355 802 344 642
Tra nrtatiorI In......... .....130 514607 114654393 5 639 25 5 360679 26 5732 95 23892612 27 314157 23 555 847 59 526 737 52809 138 5 249023 4 436 713
eollaneous orations........... .... 3300032 2725854 206 527 175101 563169 494 740 683975 560 506 453 67 1230347 67 115 50867
General.. .........-..-...-..-... 13776074 13097486 581249 546 509 2479485 2462146 2911 571 2757875 5972305 5766 530 665 581 588959
Transportation for investment-Cr..............-..-. 304503 243 072 457 574 12470 14089 22 224 15 054 35 151 29 717 8207 11 275
Railway operating expenses........ ............ 266271 766 236 546 606 10696 109 11 297699 52016 234 46 818 392 56182 964 47 543 054 118 895307 105659145 12 544 057 10 825 897
Net revenue rom railway operations....... 111541 029 71 711 572 4 703 973 1039 147 23062547 14 150205 23496733 13264 508 51 263253 28 453 860 1.2269041 8a116 834
Railway tax acoruals.............. .................. ..... 31 581 791 25888925 1052918 1 050 840 5452710 4216 896 7076 938 5340345 13582566 10608081 2 829 847 2039103
Railway operating income............................... 79 959 238 45822647 3651055 4 11 693 17609 837 9933 309 16419 795 7924163 37680687 17 845 779 9439194 6077731
Equipment rents-Dr balance ........................................ 7464 129 7552567 574314 540653 1877632 1795083 694676 1239 124 3146 622 357486030 139 731717
Joint facility rentDr. balance: .................... 3115 781 3 117 605 464 422 437812 713 353 644 717 629 754 677 585 1 807 529 1760114 3W i T6 4
Net railway operating income........................... 69 379 328 /5 152 475 2612 319 90158 15 018 52 7 493509 15 095 365 6007454 32726 536 12 510805 9 834 699 6674736
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)................... 70.48 76.74 69.45 91.58 69.28 76.79 70.51 78.19 69.87 78.78 50.55 57.15




Southern Region Southern District Northwesten Region Central Western Region Southwester Region Western Distrit
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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936


Average number of miles operated...... .... 38 752 38 939 44 798 44949 46092 46 334 57103 57 054 29 771 29 876 132966 133264
Revenues: 09462817l
reight.................... ........... .... $42 634 264 (34 396 911 (65 790 416 (51932887 (29 931756 $27980676 653734633 (45115 259 (26286487 (21532041 1009 952 876 468176
Passenger................................... 5 404 337 4 569 550 6 137 721 5 188 877 2 41 744 2 111 422 5995 719 4 987 562 1 596 448 1 269094 10005 911 368 078
Mail.. ........2.................. .... .1 234724 1 167118 1 493972 1397228 1 013598 975147 1 57 995 1733 20 693 317 86 226 3 564 910 3 364593
re.......................................... 1117 091 1 098 81.7 1282 025 1 243 736 581 464 483 226 165 31 91 314 433 851 356 790 2180646 1771 330
allothe ransportation e... ... 683 552 55 371 876 3 54 701 568 947 844 882 257 1184173 970 013 653 345 631 576 2 785 362 2483 84
Inoldental............. ...................................... 835190 772191 1119 253 1017 802 504 95 48 588 I 146 32 856 421 347769 269916 1998496 1614 925
SJoint facilityr.................................................. 184 406 150 694 207 855 172194 129 006 103 275 194 928 267 461 67 077 63 59 391 011 144595
Joint faclity-... Dr................................... 22 890 21 339 24 024 22248 47450 25369 58935 124 704 2164 2341 108549 152i414
Railway operating revnues............................ 52070 474 42689 313 76883 572 61 63244 35474 317 32999422 65220216 54736 548 3007 6150 24777 161 1 30770663 112 13129
Expensee:
aint.nanoe of way and struoture ................. 5114 940 4 514 994 7275524 6483 058 3828 5838 3601 147 7332 456 6858210 3918 873 3266 361 15080167 13725718
aint Lanoe oe f equipment .................................. 8765162 8427 893 12819 321 11 87520 7989816 6 866504 13172794 11567863 5232728 4880025 26 395 338 23 31432
Traffior........ a1............ .... 312935 1262631 1668737 1607273 962965 874750 1848670 1619390 957089 888697 3 768 724 22 O87
Traorttio .......... ............... ........... 1337744 15011293 22586767 19448006 14 064 363 13633 365 24257649 20345601 10079091 8 4182 3 48 01 10 49
Msoellanou operation ......................... 476362 401660 543 477 452 527 281291 247075 818899 638 597 202694 157 508 1 302 884 1042980
General............................................. 1744573 1643241 2410154 2232200 1 512347 1428638 2620602 2485981 1260666 1 183937 5393 615 5098756
Tranportafion tor investment-Cr........................... 31055 11837 39262 23112 55 620 44958 78633 64964 95 837 80324 230090 190243
Railway operating expenoe....................... 3720661 1 249 75 47264 718 42075772 28584 000 126 606724 49972437 43490678 21 565 504 18714287 100111 741 88811 69
Not revenue from rallnay operation ........... 17349813 11439438 29618854 19556272 6890 317 6392698 15247779 11245868 8 520 826 6062874 30658 9'22 23 701440
Ralla tax aoocrual............................... .............. 4 303 730 3212445 7133577 5 251548 3 262 586 3191 379 5 29 081 5053643 1973 981 1784274 1086648 10 09 96
Railway operating inooue................................ 1046083 8 226993 22485277 14304724 3 627 731 3201319 9618698 6 192 225 6 546 845 4278 600 19 793274 13672144
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoe............ 1134614 917 294 604 475 185 577 S31 908 980718 1665 842 1612895 1 515 282 1 198 517 3713 032 37921iS
Joint faollity rent-Dr. balanoe......................._..... 158713 178159 293347 312871 217203 238804 425883 473083 371819 332733 1014905 1044620
Net railway operating inooe .......................... 11752 756 7131540 21587 455 13 806276 2878 620 1981797 7 526973 4 10247 4659744 2747350 150651 337 8835394
Ratio of expense to revenues (percent)................66.68 7).20 61.l48 68.27 80.58 80.63 76.62 79.15 71.67 75.53 76.56 7893
Depreoiatlon noluded In e 1e928 87t 200 530 3122 957 3 201433 1 768 07 1 785 82 3031 4 02 3009 199 130 912 1131 154 5930 521 59 985
Total ilntenanoe before depreo o........................ 1195129 10 942357 16971888 15157445 105 7 50 317 473 22 15 81607 8020 689 7016 22 35149 015
Net railway operating inoome before depretion.... 13 681 629 9 132 070 24 710 412 170770 4 646 827 3767 629 10 58 375 7 116 246 b 790 656 378504 20 99 858

/ Does not include Boton & Albany, the revenue and expenses of whioh are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
/ Includes 368 sleeping and parlor oar esurharge.
Includes (747,665 sleeping and parlor oar surcharse.
Deficit or other reverse items.
/ Includes ohargee to Railway Tax Aooruals in the total amount of 68,108,015 itemized as follows: (3,291,834 for taxes under the require-
ments of the Soolal Seourity Act of 1935, and $4,816,181 under the requirements of an Act approved Auguet 29, 1935, levying an exoiee
tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400 74th Congreee).
/ Includes onargee to Railway Tax Acoruals in the total amount of (5,315,678 itemized ae followed: 1,451,574 for taxes under the require-
ments of the Soclal Security Act of 1935, and (3,864,104 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an excise
tax upon carriers and an income tax uoon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congrese).


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BUREAU OFi STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled fm 138 monthly report tsda renne a m espeae representing 142 Clas I steam nraUlwa

FOR THR MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1937 AND 1936


United Bates New England Region A/ t Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern Distrit Poohonts Region
Itm
1937 1936 1937 1936 17 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of niles operated............ ..... 236 154 236 848 6 987 7 080 26 618 26 641 24795 24 914 58400 58 635 6 047 6 010
Revenues:
Freight_....... .......8......... 46 698679 $738023784 $29 314 348 $25 844448 164 863819 147 080 154 (177439 135 $149473 582 571 617 302 $322 398 178 $59 904 042 $54 759 193
Passenger ......105 409 114 9/96 520 098 8648562 8 235 682 20 92929 20673 627 27 305186 26 069 956 56 936 677 54 979 265 2 127 187 1 896 966
Bail ..............------ ........-....................... 23 513 334 22616007 1128883 1045900 3 3 822 3633567 4 130548 3960927 9003233 640394 703 525 677572
ess 13099703 11648580 635355 547169 24 4689 2006131 2281136 1878277 5321180 4431577 363664 302604
Allother t rotation .....21203267 19771619 1111987 1047402 56 2473 5574438 4083063 371 353 10817523 10341193 509106 436576
Incidental -----------------------...... 19 3315 13 17168 440 1419794 1402772 40 4 610 3 892 418 4 550 694 4 203 196 10 005 098 9 498 386 732 060 616 900
Joint facility-Cr 8............. 2 727 669 685 000 319 034 275 864 23 499 199 383 381 849 364 350 924 382 839 597 64047 68 457
Joint facility-Dr .........-- ----...... 559 081 686700 4866 3980 141210 127576 21740 20003 167816 151561 3277 3164
Railway operating revenues.................-- 1031424198 907 746 828 42573097 38 395 251 2017P4 631 182932140 220149 871 189 649 638 464457599 410977029 64400354 58755104
Expenses:
maintenance of way and structures ..104 934 329 96 994 943 4 338 892 6111085 17 641 988 16461 266 21 495 512 17302052 43476392 39874343 6648495 5796 34
Maintenance of equipment.205 580 778 188325 794 7 031 429 7042646 40 78 923 38 152 675 47 252 701 41 165 956 95 013 053 86 361 277 10 871 418 10300 850
Traffio........... ..... 25547439 83847438 695458 594169 4370819 4189834 4324071 4028274 9390348 8812277 1068260 1007731
Transportation ...................... 78247439 348072460 15 900 265 15 874039 75 653 909 72781285 78 898 441 73 142 643 170452615 161 797967 14 660 194 13665 363
Miscellaneous operations ................9............. 988636 8458033 621984 562 490 1 71232 1634057 2061663 1793346 4434879 3 989 893 209021 147055
General-_ oper ......................... 40491291 39083 373 1702196 16189233 7 7843 7321603 8605179 8242031 17645218 17182557 1 874868 1740974
Transportation for investment-Cr................ 707532 618 931 3 891 1120 "3 527 39 017 59 355 56 734 126 773 96 871 .23 696 22202
Railway operating expenses........ .-............ 764082 380 704163110 30286333 31802172 147 481187 140501703 162578212 145617568 340285732 317921443 35308560 32627105
Not revenue from railway operations ............ 26734188 203583718 12286764 6593079 54 313 444 42430437 57571659 44032070 124171867 93055586 29091794 26127999
Railway taxaooruals-.. .. 88 917811 68760781 3145 373 2687173 15200D928 12008403 19102595 13220029 37448896 27915605 8388259 5978561
Railay operating inome____ ...................- 178424007 134 822997 9141391 3 695906 39112516 30422034 38469064 30812041 86722971 65139981 20703535 20149438
Equipment rents-Dr. balance 28 2925659 21189513 1665201 1535620 5956979 5607009 2229280 3245513 9851460 103881428 d 611 588 dl 845 405
Joint facility reut-Dr..balance ....... ........ 9323 702 9190136 1420665 1 333 258 1 909 371 1 856 784 1 959 691 1 986 616 5 289 727 5176 658 3U1 3 T
Net railway operating income ....._ ........ /146 174 646 1/104 443 348 6 055525 1 037028 31246 166 22958 241 34 280093 25 579 912 71 581784 49575 181 21 933 195 21 612 555
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .......... 74.08 77.57 71.14 .83 73.0o 76.81 73.85 76.78 73.27 77.36 54.83 55.53
Depreciation included in operating expenses ... 48 595 742 48 384 84? 1 578 478 1 600 402 9 107 195 9 302 329 10 741 016 1 0 058 21 426 689 21 008 789 3 580 237 3 59 481
Total maintenance before depreoiation---- ......... 261 91965 236 935 894 71 1 269 9 26 716 45311612 5 007 197 31 90 1t062756 105 22661 13939676 12 504 7
t railway operating nooe before deprecation 194770 88 15228191 7 003 26374 40 361 32260570 45021 35685 9 00840 525205036

Southern Region Southern District Northwesten Region Central Western Region Southwestern.Region Western District
Item
1937 1936 1937 1936 937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated.......................... 38 758 38940 44805 44950 46 092 46 335 57066 57052 29 771 29 876 132 929 133 263
Revenues:
Freight. -.-....................... ...--........$110893720 97708706 170797762 152 467899 $80 21058 74931071 $150493533 $126103014 72969024 $62123 622 $304 283615 $263157707
Passenger ............--... 15844815 13 655368 17972002 15552334 7 99982 6512962 18289821 15558 62 4910632 3917275 30500435 25988499
Mail--.............--- ........3--- ..66 897 3412 962 4 170422 4 090 534 2948 499 226 600 5325660 5111143 2 06 500 1 947 336 10 339 659 9 885079
ress---- .....- ....... ................ 2742505 2572835 3106169 2875 439 1293631 1163412 2494479 2274682 984244 903470 4672354 4341564
Other transportation................... ....... 1780 941 1608745 2290047 2045 321 2 773409 2729927 3 511414 2905502 1 810 874 1 749 676 8 095697 7 385105
Incidental........................... 2 513 967 2223604 3 246 027 2 840 504 1 33398 1 370719 3417460 2618548 1129530 840 283 6080388 4829550
Joint facility-Cr ............................. 508 430 466 142 572477 534 599 78 719 323790 655733 808 944 196 358 178 070 1 230 810 1 310 804
Joint facility-Dr .._............... .- ....... 60465 58 577 63742 61741 23 671 84 474 196859 382 367 6 993 6 557 327 523 473 398
Railway operating revenues................... 137 690 810 121 589 785 202091164 180 344 889 96 25025 89 774 007 183991241 154997728 84 059169 71 653 175 364 875435 316 424 910
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 14 724331 13 423798 21 372 826 19 220132 10 952961 11 156 806 18 717 279 17 8405 44 10 414871 8 903 118 40085 111 37900 468
Maintenance of equipment _............... 25446243 24226463 36317661 34527313 22 849 833 19875230 37350796 33 657516 14 649435 13904458 74250064 67437204
Traffic .......... ..... 3983603 3875338 5051863 4883069 2 826455 2575363 5404421 4878361 2874352 2698 368 11105228 1P 152 098
Transportation.-- ----....... 48863937 44977286 63524131 58633649 42482417 4 386567 72 47 74 60886047 29441002 25428230 144270693 127640844
Miscellaneous operations .... 1 393 017 1 139 417 1602038 1286472 864185 751656 2476953 1951833 610 581 478 179 3 91719 3181668
General.......... .............. 5133600 4934114 7008468 6675088 4394710 4261549 7754130 7485858 3688765 3478 321 15837605 15225728
Transportation for investment-Cr...._ -- 99 679 37222 123 375 59 424 110647 131843 138299 159 346 208438 171 447 457 384 462636
Railway operating epenss.................. 99445052 98539194 134753612 125166299 83 659914 79815328 143912554 126540813 61470568 54719227 289043036 261075368
Net revenue fro railway operations...........38245758 29050591 67337552 55178590 13165111 9958679 40078 687 28456 915 22 588 601 16 933 948 75 832 399 55 349 542
Railway tax aooruals-- ------- ........... .11408347 8 889 508 19 790 606 14868 069 9 777 774 8 148 87 16 221 963 13 233890 5 678 572 4 594 885 31678 309 25 977 047
Railway operating inoome ................... 26 843411 20161083 47 546946 40 310521 3 387 337 1 809807 23 856 724 15 223 685 16910029 12 339 063 44154090 29 372 495
ulpnaent rants--r. ba 3337490 428 317 1 725902 582912 1 812553 2410120 5184898 4335944 4350846 3472 395 11348297 10 818 459
Joint faolity rent-Dr. balance- 513580 565 846 895508 948134 657 397 663 713 1423 763 1425682 1 057 307 975 949 31358467 3065 344
Net railway operating inoomse .. 22 992 341 17166920 44 925 536 38779475 917387 d 1 264 026 17248063 9461999 11 501 876 7 890 719 29667 326 16088692
Ratio of expenses to revenues (peroent)- ... 72.22 76.11 66.68 69.40 66.40 88.91 78.22 81.64 73.13 76.37 79.22 62.51
Depreciation included in operatingxpen 5792786 6012 481 9373023 9 604 962 5 299 992 5 345579 9103952 900 17 3392 086 3 394 896 17 796 030 1777092
Total *aintenanoe before depreciation ::;........ 3 76 31 637 780 11 317 464 44 142 3 27 902 802 256 457 464 964 123 2 46743 21 672 220 19412 60 96 539 69 875960
et 2raiayera o before pciation 27 127 25179401 54298559. 48384437 6 17379 4081553 26352 01 18492616 1489 962 11285 615 47 463 356 3385974

Does not noclude Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns In Great Lakes Region.
SInoludes *7,070 sleeping and parlor oar euroharge.
/ noludes 2.,525,907 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Defiolt or other reverse items.
I/ noludes charges to Railway Tax Acoruale in the total amount of $23,033,601 itemized ae follows: $9,490,055 for taxes under the require-
eants of the Social Security A.t of 1935, and $13,543,546 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an exoise
tax upon carriers and an Inoome tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).
I/ Includes charges to Railway Tax Accruals in the total amount of $8,308,755 itemized as follows: 4,293,923 for taxes under the require-
ments of the Social Seourity Act of 1935, and $4,014,832 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an excise
tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their epmloyees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).











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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 136 monthly sport iof revenue and epes nprenting 142 CIu I stem railway

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 197 AND 1W


StatemeatNo. M-100
APRIL, 1937


United Btat. New England Region A/ Grt lakes Region Central Estern Region Easte Dltet Pooamte Regin
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 197 1936 1937 136 1937 1936 1937 1936

Ies of road perata.ats loe of onth......... 236093 236 819 6982 7073 26604 26632 24793 24949 58379 58 654 6 046 6010
Revenues:
Freight.....--..........-----------...----............................................ 288630 566 256286584 10538 335 9 236 105 56 386 741 0811615 0 965 616 54216512 1127890692 114264232 18522166 17202929
Passenger........------------------- 33732858 /30652270 2808258 2494438 667 603 6303192 9147860 89.63104 18632 721 17760734 720111 654394
K.L. ..............--------- 8235660 7747445 384821 348706 1321520 1250941 1432709 1364788 3139050 2964435 259681 237635
Eres.. ------- ....... 5 317 255 5820968 252 03 291933 1 038 791 1 126 592 877650 984 060 2169044 2402585 131706 154718
Other tr portato--n.... 7491 145 6 687 056 384 882 355739 1987 928 1897191 1 557 514 1 83 051 3930324 3535 981 19 139 146 212
Inodenta --------..... 7416 824 554 439 450 47 408 516 1488 841 1162 219 1 897 288 194186 3836376 3064921 325523 250 207
Joint foility-Cr................................. 1 064 354 860370 100478 80385 66636 6042 142922 19303 10036 260113 24 706 21284
Joint facility-Dr- ............- 315295 242 693 1 495 902 47656 42135 6 327 6 477 55 478 49514 1 224 1059
Railway operating revenues.....................-.... 51 573 367 313 366439 14918129 13 214920 68 919 404 62 570 040 76 015 232 68418 527 159852765 144 203487 20141 808 18 666 320
xpenses:
maintenance of way and structures------.... 48125 920 36 294158 1 847 457 2303 081 6496 558 5806850 7691 927 5586 741 16 035 742 13696 672 2081638 2095 950
Maintenance of eqipent......... 71264655 64227059 2379327 2219435 13793629 12791409 16573211 140?35217 32746167 29046061 3867738 3420007
Traffic-.................-----..------. 8 772812 8090833 246181 206809 1506428 1401489 1512129 1363828 3264738 2972126 362209 347217
Traportation.---------------. ......... 123399605 110899431 5301593 5114086 25041699 22974946 26 035486 23 223452 56378778 51312484 4632318 4240243
Miscelneous operations.............................. 3205615 2681 602 192976 161726 570 121 481 731 705 983 597517 1469080 1 240974 80 810 56 537
enerl .. ................................. 13 59912 124 08216S 573995 544 09 2487 275 2442 458 2896 814 27 80553 5958084 5767108 599329 568 734
Transportation for investment-COr................ 348765 234840 544 64 14 817 18 720 2004 155 40365 19139 9202 11 794
Railway operating expenses ................... 262018 966 235040412 10540985 10548970 49 880 693 45880163 55390546 41 587 153 115812224 104 016286 11 614 840 10716 894
Net revenue froa railway operations..................- 89 554 401 78 326 027 4 377144 2665950 19038 711 16 689 877 20624 686 20 831 374 44 040541 40187 201 8 526 968 7 949 426
Railway tax aruals- ..--- ....------ --- 30734480 25796690 1080846 1025025 253194 4404867 6887777 5690 323 13221813 11 120215 2819583 2035233
Railway operating inoosmeA.............-......-- 58819921 52529 337 3296298 1640925 137855 17 12285010 13736913 15141051 30818728 29068986 5707385 5914193
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoes........ ......... 8 024 342 7 811307 636 534 511 288 2037 627 1961 781 848 271 1100 735 35 22432 3573804 4 483 24_
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .......................... 2988133 3 224 575 433177 439 156 66 796 644 241 592 290 662 603 1 682 263 1746 000 -Is f244
Net railway operating inoone..............-.... /747 807 446 41 493 455 2226587 690481 11091094 9678988 12296 352 13377713 25614033 23747182 6080783 6039 130
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......... 741.53 75.00 70.66 79.83 72.38 73.33 72.87 69.55 72.45 72.13 57.67 57.111
Depreciation included in operating expenes- ... 16322148 16 1829965 524 502 553 024 3 043 125 3076 494 3 682 289 3 421 027 7 249 916 7 040545 1 206 061 1 202 772
Totl aintenanoebefore depreciation__....... 97068427 843991252 3702 282 3979492 17246 862 15521 765 20582 849 16200931 41531993 35702188 4743315 4313185
Net railway operating inoome before depreolationt. 64129594 57623420 2751 089 1 233 50 14134 219 12755482 15978641 16798 740 32863949 30787727 7286844 7 241902


Southern Region outhen Ditrict Northwtern Regon COeal Weern Region Scuthween Regqon Wetem Diet
Itenm

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 19)6 1937 1936 1937 1936

MLles of road operated at olose of onth.................. 38 734 38 929 44 780 44939 46 092 46 302 57071 57 057 29 771 29 867 132 934 133 226
Revenues:
Freight.......-------37919 ..-2..... ...6 ........... 37339196 32830 726 55861362 50 033 5 31647498 (26853412 49519955 $44098 001 $23711059 (21037284 $104878512 91988697
Passenger........................................... 4 508 457 3640968 228 568 4 295 362 2324 339 2 143220 59788 897 5 14944 1568333 1303460 9871 569 8 596 174
ail .............................................. 1203522 1152600 1463203 1390235 1008396 968503 1924462 1767294 700549 656978 3653407 3392775
rs ..1......................................... 193911 1345435 1325617 15 00 153 08 595 544 302 925145 974 508 388854 399 420 1822594 1918230
Allothertranortaton...................................... 667 170 531 100 826 309 677 312 880998 850598 1224968 1045 073 628546 578 092 2734 512 2473763
Inointal ...........................34205 672380 1159728 922567 962543 429247 1109157 8.72147 349020 265537 2420 720 1566 931
Joint faility-Cr........ 88 928 168 259 213 634 189 543 19 923 95 471 255 204 261 449 65 557 53794 540 684 410714
Joint faoility-Dr ........................... 26 316 20 352 27542 21 411 148951 14 197 81 411 155020 1913 2 551 232275 171 768
Railway operating revenues--.......................- 45 909 071 40 321116 66 050 879 58 987 436 37403 341 31 870 556 60856 377 54 012946 27 410 005 24 292 014 125 669 723 110 175516
xeponoes:
maintenance of way and struture........................... 5 124902 4581 285 7206540 6677235 5261 062 43333572 9679429 8 47 278 3943147 3339401 18883638 15920251
Maintenan of equipment.. ............ .... 8739060 8091077 12606798 11511084 7844748 6913159 12967702 11 10209 5099240 4946546 25911690 23669914
Traffico-..-----.. ...- ...-................... 1278 20 1247504 1640 89 1594721 992005 899329 1905950 1 32523 969290 892134 3867245 3523986
Transportation ................... ........................... 15 914 850 14495655 20547168 18735898 13668379 12441 782 23311915 20 88767 9493365 8320500 46473659 40851049
Mincellaneous operations.................................. 377069 326 178 457 879 382 715 272118 237 200 800 806 62156 205 732 158555 1278 656 1057 913
General .......................... ................ 1 738932 1648 970 2 338 261 2 217 704 1460115 1441 647 2 578 26 24 780 1 264 399 1 167930 5 302779 5 097 357
Transportation for investnent-Cr..................... 41 164 13 237 50 366 25 031 54 346 43 593 131 297 85828 72 91 61249 958 034 190 670
Railway operating expenses-................ 33132 269 30377432 44747109 41094 326 29444081 26223096 51112770 44942887 20902782 18763817 101459633 89929800
Net revenue from railway operations......... .. 12 776802 9943684 21 303770 17 89 S 110 7989260 5647460 9743607 9 Q70 059 6507223 528 197 24 210 09C 20245716
Railway tax aO... 3 883290 3 092 151 6702 873 5 127 384 3352 121 2763 132 5586 931 5014 031 1 870 742 1771 928 10809 794 9 549091
Railway operating noome............................. 8893512 6 851 533 14 600 897 12765 726 4 607 139 2884 328 4 156 676 4 56 028 4 636 481 3756 869 13400296 10696 625
quipent rents--Dr. bala n.e... ....... 1 226500 1 110684 743 258 838 674 641 865 574 308 1763340 136985 1353447 1187536 3758652 3398 829
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.................... 186916 236191 296 760 383 264 196 333 275996 472 6 7468278 339 821 351 037 1 009110 1 095 311
Net railway operating inoose.............. 7480096 5504658 13560 879 11543788 3768941 2034024 1920380 1 50 765 2943213 2217696 8632534 6202485
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)--... __ 72.17 75.34 67.75 69.67 77.728 2.28 83.99 83.21 76.26 77.24 80.71 81.62
Depreciation inolud in operating expenses 1912 833 1 980759 3118894 3183551 1 769196 1771 851 3053977 3 003 038 130165 1 131 000 5 953 338 5 905 889
Total aintenanoo bore dp oiation ..... 11951129 10691 603 16 94444 15004 788 11 36 614 9474880 19593 54 17 054 449 7912222 714 947 38841990 33684 276
Net railway operating inoom before depreciation... 9 392 92 7 485 417 16 679 773 14 727 319 5 538137 3 805 875 4 974*7 4 953 803 4073 377 3 348 696 14 585 872 12 108 374
/ Doe not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New Tort Central returns in a eat xeRegio on.
Inoludee (722,093 sleeping and parlor oar n urharge.
SIncludes charge to Railway Tax Aoruals in the total amount oft 7,981,742 itemized as followers 3,232,442 for taees under the requiro-
Rents of the social Seourity Aot of 1935, and a 14,749,300 under th requirement of an ot approed Aug 29, 1935. leIS an excise
tax upon carriers and an Income tax upon their employee*, and for other purpose. (PubUio to. 400, 7th onacnne).
4 Deoicit or other reverse Items.
/ Includes charges to Railway ax Acoruale in the total amount of 5.379,462 itelsea as followed $1,416,620 for taxes under the require-
snte of the social iSourity Act of 1935, and $3,962,842 under at requirements of an Act approved A)u 29, 195., levying an exoloe
tax upon oarriera nd an income tax upon their employees, and for other purpose. (Publio nO. 400, 7r Congre*p).


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 138 monthly report of revenues and oep reprinting 142 Ck I team nilways

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1937 AND 193


United State New Engand Region f/ Oret lakee Region Cental Esten Region Estern Dibtriet Pooshonts Region
Item

1937 1936 1937 196 1937 1936 1937 1936 197 1936 193 1936

Average number of iles operated..........----...... 236 121 236 876 6986 7079 26 613 26 639 24794 24957 58 393 58 675 6047 6 010
Revenues:
Freight--....---......... .....-------------...... 35 329 245 994 310 368 $39 852 683 3508047 *221250560 9197891769 (238404751 $203690094 (499507994 (436662410 (78426208 $71962122
Passenger.--------..-.....------- /39 141 970 /127172369 11456820 10730120 27659531 26976820 36453045 35033060 75569596 72740000 2847298 2551360
mal....-..--..-.......-------.-..----31748995 30363452 1513704 1394606 5065343 4884508 5563257 5325715 12142304 11604829 963206 915207
..............------------........18416958 17469 49 887958 839103 3443480 3132723 3158786 2862337 7490224 6 834163 495370 457322
Another traportation...................... 28 694411 26458 676 1496 869 140142 7 610401 7471 628 5 640 577 5 002 404 14 747847 13 877 174 668245 582 788
Inoidental......... ......------......... 26 748338 22722878 1870041 1 811288 5 523451 5054637 6447'982 5697382 13841474 12563307 1057583 867107
Joint faoility-Cr......... ..................... 3791583 3545369 41951 356 47 290135 259809 524771 483 653 1 34418 1099709 88753 89741
Joint faoility-Dr-_......... -.....----. 873 935 929 392 6361 4 881 188 866 169 713 28066 26 480 223 29 201074 4501 4223
Railway operating revenues ............-.......- 382 997565 122111 269 57491226 51610172 270654035 245502 181 296165103 258068165 684310 364 555180 18 84 542162 77 421 424
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and strutures..---- 147 060248 133289102 6186349 8414106 24 138 345 22 268 116 29187439 22888 793 59512133 53571015 8 730133 7 892 284
Maintenance of equipment....---- 276 845 43 252 552 852 9410 756 9 268081 54 522553 50 944084 63825911 55 201 173 127 759 220 115 407 338 14 739 156 13 720 857
Traffic..... ..-------...........- .- 34320252 31938271 941639 800979 5877246 5591523 5836201 5392102 12655086 11784404 1430469 1354948
Transportation............... ...... .. 501 647043 458971 893 21 201 858 2098816 100695607 95 756 231 104 933 927 96 366 095 226 831 392 213 110452 19 292 512 17 896 606
Moellanes operations........ ....... .. 13 194252 11 139 635 814960 724 216 2 321 554 2115 788 2 767 646 2 390 863 5 903 960 230 867 289 831 203592
General... .............................. 54090415 52165541 2276191 2163019 9825119 9764061 11501993 11022584 23603303 28949664 2474197 2309708
Transportation for investment-Cr..r.. 1056 297 853 770 4435 1384 78 344 57 736 84 359 56 889 167138 116 009 32 898 33 996
Railway operating expenses...... ...... 1026101 346 939205 24 408827318 42351143 197301880 186 381 867 217 968 758 193 204 721 456 097956 421937 731 46 923400 43 343999
Net revenue from railway operations_..... -356896 219 281 909745 16 663908 9259089 73 352155 59120 314 78 196 345 64 863 444 168212408 133242 787 37 618762 34 077 425
Railway tax aooruals...----........... 119652292 94557412 4226219 3712199 20454122 1641 270 25990369 18910 352 50670710 39035821 11207 842 8013794
Railway operating inoome............................ 27 243927 187 352 333 12 437 689 5 546 830 52 898 033 42 707 044 52 205 976 45953 092 117541698 94206 966 26 410920 26 063 631
Equipment rents--Dr. balance................. ......... 30950002 29000819 2301735 8046907 7994606 7568790 3077552 4346248 13373893 13961945 a 09480 2 11 415
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance....----.....- 12 311 835 12414 711 1 853 842 1 772414 2 566168 2501 025 2551 980 2 649 219 6 971990 6 922 658 491 772
Net railway operating inoome................... /193 982 090 /145 936 803 8282 112 1727509 42 337259 32637 229 46 576 444 38 957 625 97 195 815 73 322 363 28 013 978 27651 685
Ratio of expenses to revenues (peroent).._.......... 74.19 76.91 71.01 82.06 72.90 75.92 73.60 71.87 73.06 76.00 55.50 55.98
Depreciation included in operatingexpenses 64 917 891 64 514 736 2 10 960 143 46 12 150 31 18 378 823 14 423 305 13 527 084 28 676 606 28 049 333 4 786 298 4 795 253
Total maintenance before depreciation. ..358 987 790 321 327 218 13494125 15 532761 66 510577 60 833 377 78 590045 64 562 882 158 594747 140 99 020 18 682 991 16 817 88
Net railway operating income before depreciation 258 899981 210451539 10385092 3870935 54487580 45016052 60 999 749 52484709 12587241' 101371696 32800276 32446938


Southern Region Southern Ditriat Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwetern Region Wetern Dtriet
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 196 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated ..........................-- 38 751 38 938 44 798 44 948 46 092 46 326 57 067 57 053 29 771 29 874 132 930 133253
Revenues:
Freight.....-..-....... .. .. (................ 148232916 1 130539 432 (226 659124 (202501554 (112 468556 (101784483 $800013488 ( 70 201 015 $96 680 083 $83160906 (409162127 355 146 404
Passenger ......... ......--.....---.............. 20 353 272 17296336 23200570 19847696 9624321 8 656 182 24268718 20707756 6478965 5220735 40372004 34584673
Mail..----------...................---......-. 4670419 4565562 5633625 5480769 3956895 3795103 7250122 6878 437 2766049 604314 13973066 13277854
Ex ress.--........----- .----.. 3936416 3918270 4431786 4375592 1702226 1707714 3419624 3249190 1373098 1302890 6494948 6259794
Another transportation... ..2 448 111 2139 845 3116 356 2 722 633 3 654407 3 580 525 4 736 381 3 950 576 2439420 8327 768 10 830208 9 858 869
Incidental .......... ..... ..-- 3348172 2895984 4405755 3763091 2495941 1799966 4 526618 3490694 1478550 1105820 8501109 6396480
Joint facility-Cr ---.....................---.-- 697358 634401 786111 724142 598642 419261 910497 1070393 261915 231864 1771054 1721518
Joint facility--Dr .................... 86783 78 929 91284 83152 272 622 98 671 277 830 537 387 8 906 9 108 559 358 645 166
Railway operating revenues..--................ 183 599 881 161 910901 268 142043 239 332 325 134 228 366 121 644 563 244 847618 209 010674 111469 174 95945 189 490 545 158 426600 426
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and struotures................... 19849 233 18 005 083 28 579 366 25 897 367 16 214023 15 490 378 28 396 708 26 087 823 14358 018 12242 519 58 968 749 53 820 720
Maintenance of equipment -- --- ............34185 303 32 317540 48924459 46038397 30094581 26788 389 50318498 45467724 19748675 18851004 100161754 91107117
Traffico_-...................... 5262223 5122842 6692 692 6477790 3818460 3474692 7310372 6610883 3843642 3590502 14972474 13676077
Transportation. .............. 64 778 787 59 472 941 84 071299 77 369547 56 150796 53768 349 95 659189 80 974 815 38 934 367 33 748 730 190 744 352 168 491 894
Miscellaneous operations ---............. 1770086 1 465 595 2059917 1669187 1136303 988 856 3277759 2613991 816 313 636734 5230375 4 239581
General.................. 6 872 532 6 583 084 9 346 729 8 892 792 5 854825 5 703 196 10 332 394 9 973638 4 953 164 4 646 251 21 140 383 20 323 085
Transportation for investment-Cr-.- 140 843 50 459 173741 84455 164993 175 436 269596 245174 280829 232 696 715418 653 306
Railway Operating expenses........................ 132 577 321 122 916 626 179500721 166 260625 113103995 106 038 424 195 025 324 171 483700 82 373 350 73483044 390502 669 351 005 168
Net revenue from railway operations-........................ 51022560 38994275 88641322 73071700 21124371 15606139 49822294 37526974 2909582.4 22462145 100042489 75595858
Railway tax aooruals ..... .... ...-15285637 11981659 26493479 19995453 13129895 10912004 21808894 18247321 7549 314 6366813 42488103 35526138
Railway operating inomoe ...............- 35 736 923 27012616 62 147 843 53076 247 7 994476 4 694 135 28 013400 19279653 21 546 510 16095332 57 554386 40069 120
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoe............ 4 563990 3539001 2469 160 1421586 2454418 2 984 428 6 948 238 5972929 5 704293 4659931 15106949 13617 88
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..._................ 700496 802037 1192 268 1 331 398 853730 939 709 1 896719 1 893960 1 397128 1386 986 4147 577 4160655
Net railway operating income .................... 30472437 22671578 58 486 415 50 32 263 4 686 328 769 998 19168443 11412764 14445089 10108 415 38 299 860 22 291177
Ratio of expenses to revenues (peroent)..................... 72.21 75.92 66.94 69.47 84.26 87.17 79.65 82.05 73.90 76.59 79.61 82.28
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 7 705 619 7 993169 12 491 917 12 788 422 7 069 188 7 117 430 12 157 929 1 033 655 4 522 251 4 585 896 23 749 368 23 676 981
Total maintenance before depreciation46 28 917 42 329 454 65 011908 59147 342 39 239416 35 161 337 66557 277 59521 892 29584442 2656767 13581 155 121250 856
Net railway operating inoom before depreation 38 178056 30664747 70978 332 63 111685 11 755516 7 887 428 31 326372 23446 419 18 967340 14634311 68049 28 45968158


/ Does not include Boeton & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
/ Includes 77,070 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
/ Include 3,248,000 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
Deficit or other reverse items.
T/ Includes charges to Railway Tax Aooruale in the total amount of 31,015,343 itestied as follows: $12,72,497 for taxes under the require-
ments of the Sooal Seourity Act of 1935, and 018,292,846 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an excise
tax upon carriers and an inoome tax upon their employees, and for other purpose. (Public No. 400, 74th CongreIs).
I/ Includes charges to Railway Tax Accruals in the total amount of 13,690,289 itesiled as follows: $5 710,665 for taxes under the require-
ments of the Social Security Act of 1935, and (7.979,624 under the requirements of an Act approved Auust 29, 1935, levying an excise
tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).


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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled fom 138 monthly report of reveums ald espeei repreenting 142 Cla.4 I steUam ranlwa

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 17 AND U1


United Stat. Now England Rqgion I/ Grat Lad s region Cotn l uEastern Eai Emter Dstriot Poa.esatsRqlmn
Item
1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Mlel of road operated at olose of month--. 235 873 236 789 6 987 7076 26 563 26 628 8 793 24933 58 343 58 637 8046 6 010

Freight...........................- ............ 87 919 195 262 693 631 9739 858 9 095 421 54 280 514 50 443 700 6177738 4740286 25698110 114279407 19 530 805 18989314
Pa=s===seger.........=......= ==_=_-.- 5=34042178 9 /O 348 307 284208056 2459971 6987634 6 301609 9581 9 8760548 19187819 17 522128 69706 599485
i...... ___......-.--....-...-- 8 244 748 7910388 393523 382058 1 329219 1 248 698 1448 323 1 428 554 3165065 3059 290 241 648 282790
brwrem.....-..............---------..... 5 748358 6 226776 210 864 306 778 964 710 1 214 186 792410 950924 1967 984 471 888 104945 117977
Al other trapoportation ............ 7 341 478 6909177 386 680 379955 1 987 992 1 931 042 1324 474 1 39709 879 146 3 708 066 16879 150764
Iidental........................- 8 547705 6 185 110 435298 377947 1 755 532 1 300879 2 24238 519 958 4 433215 198 784 3563 08 312442
Joint tfaolity-Cr ...... 1075 381 904 506 100 121 77951 64 277 61 901 136 913 119 553 301 311 259405 23738 23975
Joint ftaolitT-Dr-- .....--..-......... 305 402 251 492 1 868 1 306 45 571 43 054 7 684 6 251 55063 50 611 949 871
Railway operating renue*....~.-.---. 352613641 320926403 14106532 13078775 67304307 62458961 77166748 68910621 158577587 144448357 21094480 20475876

Maintnance of way and stru tures. --.-.. 46629620 40752817 2131209 2062922 7138 68 6384239 8490036 6253874 17 759 933 14701035 2150071 053694
Maintenance of equipmnt7..... 71463147 63855364 8387 659 212144 13988031 12402810 16480849 13917975 32796539 28532929 3 88 474 3424925
Traffio.-.............................. ...... 906441 8453 688 265 774 216689 1536 357 1450880 1520894 1 411 124 323 025 3078693 351 241 352 083
T................... 123 925 950 111 863 803 5306 418 4982 684 24 730 985 22900 717 268 581 591 23 445 704 56 618 994 51 329 105 4 744 291 4 397 854
liao1oea operation .............. ........ 3 156 481 2 651 264 180 962 144 138 549 194 481 157 728 984 567.500 1459 140 1 192 795 70445 49 21
ee..........---- .........- 13515806 12999304 569854 538 068 2462130 2403576 2810847 2767846 5842231 5708890 650011 563747
Tranportation for investent-Cr.___...... 434 975 374446 497 367 51 467 18 834 8870 4105 60 834 23306 12519 31734
Railway operating uexpen............... .... 67 296 441 240201 794 10841 379 10156 278 50 53 918 46004545 56543 731 48 339 318 117739028 104520141 11843014 0809787
Net revenue fr o railway operationL ........... 85317200 80724609 3265153 2 922497 16 950389 16 454416 20683 017 20551303 40838 559 39928 216 9251466 9666 089
Raillay taxu oorualL-.--.......... ....... 30689189 27 442943 1062406 1015280 5054 45 4504567 7 056099 602. 907 13173150 11549754 8827371 2229690
Railway operation Income -.......... 54628011 53281666 2202747 1907217 11895744 11949849 13566918 14521396 27665409 28378462 6484095 7436399
quisent rent-Dr. balance................ 7818041 8 177861 559 726 471 522 1868432 1944 397 980 40 1 41,063 3406798 3829022 d 481145 A 140
Joint facility rnt-Dr. balance............ ... 3147011 3 306 758 456 206 436 762 644 018 647 602 616 927 655193 1 717 151 1 79 557 721
Nlt rally operating inoo.._e-....... -/43 662 959 e/41 797 047 1186 815 998893 9385294 9 357 850 11969 551 12455140 22541460 22 809883 6745518 7529062
Ratio of expense to revenue (perent)............ 75.80 7.85 76.85 77.65 7.8 73.66 73.27 70.18 74.85 72.36 56.14 52.79
Deoreoiation included in operate exee_ 16281130 16169942 528636 533 871 3048870 3077182 3693625 345 5375 7 271131 7066428 1210388 1 202 305
otl intonaoe before depreoatl .. 101811637 88438239 3990 23 3741195 18077849 15709867 21817860 16716474 43285341 36167 53 4823157 4276314
Net railway operating lnoo before deprecation.. 59944089 57 966 89 1 715451 1552764 12434164 12435032 156 62976 15908515 29812591 29876311 7 955906 8731367

Southern Region Southern District Northwetrn Region Centrao W a mRegion Southmwesern ealon W er District
It-

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

ales of road operteatd at olose of month.....-..-...- 38733 38 925 44 79 44935 46 088 4 694 5 900 57056 29 763 29867 132 751 133 217
Reenueas:
Freight...............--. ......................-....... 035886512 358725965 (55417317 051715279 $35560134 324382271 483 75470 543 258 568 (122868 164 021008106 (106 803 768 096698945
Pass er................................................................ 710835 177587 4 80541 377707 2534 763 2 193 898 6343107 5 447 600 595948 1408 209 10 473 818 049 107
il ......................................... ............... 120 116 157641 1443764 144043 1030854 985800 1 902715 1747527 70 950 77340 3635919 410 667
lM r---... ............. 1411484 128855 1516429 1400532 23 576 634 68 1153 759 125 469 486610 467219 2863945 2354356
Other transportation......-...-.......5........ 90093 545 454 758 57 696218 896 086 865160 11801 1 1 038 037 626 873 601696 8 703960 2504 89
Inidental.... ...............................709640 51414 1 06 948 86 856 1 53411 945 065 1143 747 908 210 70 682 269195 3048542 2 122 470
Joint tfaility-Cr .. ..... ........ .225714 21215 2 49458 236 090 203099 87927 254466 271 365 67053 49 719 524618 409011
Joint flity-r-- .. .... ........... 19899 21013 20848 21 884 136 513 27 97 91 239 149 320 1 739 2080 229 491 178 997
Railway operating revenue..................... 4 716 495 9 631 718 64 810 975 60 107 594 42 245512 38 116592 60 263 66 53774 456 26 715 941 24479 404 129225 079 116370452
expanding:
aintensnoe of.way and structures...................... 5234 125 4673038 7 384196 6786 73 7035 292 6882935 10435595 8924382 4014604 3 5177335 21485491 19325050
Maintenance of equipmn t............. ............ 963487 8114714 18846901 115539639 7904970 7165769 13009515 11810 66 4905822 4806358 25819 707 2378 796
Traffilc............. .......... 1295 070 1240912 1 652311 1 592995 1050 05 970634 2076 423 1869 5 968348 941 514 4 089 076 3782000
Traapo oa- ..... ...... 15 544640 14 196887 20288931 18 94741 14 10198 12 959403 23475 760 20 496 44 9 41067 8 484108 4701802 4193997
oellano operationi..9.....2......... ........ 9140 87 01 00108 254 658 795 08 71 8751 219720 171 35 1315466 1145765
GeTral-D- ........................... 1789418 1 30913 2 379 49 2194680 1 463354 1412361 2601 71 245 554 1 8229082 1188039 5 294146 5095754
Tranlportatlon for inetaent-Cr 39 346 16 290 1 1 865 48 024 84 884 8 323 151 317 161 165 90 071 778 718 386 276 303 116
RaIlway o nesrtln8 expe..eL.---- ...... 33018764 30103657 44 861778 40913444 31799943 29 582 527 52242724 46 155 413 20652968 19030269 104695 635 94768 209
at revenue froa r oiway atis ................ 10697731 9528061 19949197 19194150 10445569 8534065 8020902 7619043 6 062 973 5449135 24529444 21602243
Rallway tax acrulau.... .... 3683822 3180301 6513193 5409991 36311 7 3676 38 543 089 5 01 p 71 1916630 1796289 11 00846 10483198
Railway operating inoome ..................... 7 011909 6 347 760 13 436 00 4 174 159 6 794 44 4 857 527 2 5 813 2 60 672 4146 343 3 652 846 13526 598 11 119 045
Eoupmnt rents-Dr. balanoe-.... .......... .. 118005 105 221 759360 793819 543086. 94196 18 4031 1725233 1 284 766 1 35 59j 36 51883 3 5550200
Joint faulty rent-Dr. balan____________ 228 391 281 099 3 113 449 83 277974 291321 688 487 285 344 14 338 77 101 747 1 117 363
Net railway operating inooam__ 5603013 5011440 12348 531 1540 502 5973382 3972010 282154 396154 2517432 2078498 8772968 6 4 46 662
Ratio of expenses to revenues (peroent)- 75.53 75.96 69.22 8.07 75.27 77.61 86.69 45.83 77.31 77. 7t 81.02 81.4,
Dspreciation inoludd a inop rati_ a 1912155 1989 235 3188543 3191540 1771273 1767068 3060595 3014671 1053588 1130235 5887456 5911974
tal to bf prool1828397 107951 17108 54 15074831 13168989 182281636 20384515 17720380 7864236 7193856 41417742 37195872
Uet railway operating ino before prociatlon-. 7515168 7 000 675 15471074 15732042 774465 5739078 3342749 3410825 3573020 3 208 733 14660424 12 3586315
SDoes not Inoluo Boston & Albany, the rnuevenue and expanes of whicb are inoluded rwith j1 Tort Oontrall returns In Great Lakes IRegion.
Inoluoe 0686,670 sleepingl d amd pfrlr "a SuraSo. :.
A/ IncluOe bu "* to llwlay Tax Ac ru in tho total ooi t ora f (7.97736$ itland an toloo (o2d8u,7er for turo ,mud tao rl3up t of th ooial earty Aat of 19A5t an d 0,694,911 under tho requirmemtos of an Aot approved
August 29, 1935, lelryirg aolo tax upon o rl and n lnoos ss upon theor o plore, l bor other purposes. (Public No. 100, 711th OoAgr0S).o
SDefloit or other reverse ites.
f Ineoludes hares to Railway Tax Aoonals I the total mouont of 5,530,t163 itemio as follows, 1,)53,272 for tuaxe unddo tro .requirements of the Social Snrity At of 1935, and 4,077,191 under the requiremets of an Act approve
August 29, 1935, levying an exols tax upon carrier. and an inooe tx upon their employs, and for other purposes. (Publico o. 1100, 74th Oongres).


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 138 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 142 Class I steam railways

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY. 1937 AND 1936


United States New England Region ./ Great Lake Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated-.......................-- 236 042 236 856 6 987 7 078 -26 604 26 637 24794 24 952 58 385 58 667 6 047 6 010
Revenues:
Fright-.-----.- ---- -- ....--- 1423 248 440 257 004 000 .49592 541 4 175 968 (875531073 248 335 469 o300082 490 0258 43080 625206104 4650941817 $97 957013 90 951 436
Passenger.........-- ..--.--.- .......- ..- /173 184 149 157 520 676 14 298 876 13190091 34647 166 33278 429 45 811 174 437793 608 94 757 216 90262 128 517 004 3 150 84
mail....--- .------ ------- 5.....9-... 39993746 38273838 1907228 1776664 6394563 6133205 7005581 6754248 15307372 14664117 1204854 1197997
Exress.........---...---..-...........- -. 24165315 23696325 1098821 1145881 4408190 4346909 3951196 3818361 9458207 9306051 600315 575 99
l other transportation ...................................... 3603588 33367853 1883549 1 783 097 957891 9402671 716051 639947 18626991 17585241 86 584 733 55
Inidental.......................................................... 35296044 28907989 2305340 2189234 7278984 6 355 516 8690365 721741 18274689 15762091 1413891 1179549
Joint facility-Cr ----............. 4 867 404 4 449 875 519 63 434 199 354412 321709 661 684 603 206 1 535 729 1 359 114 112 491 113 716
Joint facility-Dr.----...------.------- ...... 1179 777 1 180 885 8229 6 187 234437 212767 35690 32731 278 356 251685 5450 5094
Railway operating revenues....-............. 1 735611 207 1542 039 671 71 597 759 64 688947 337958 342 307 961 141 373 331 851 326 978786 782 887 952 699 628 874 105636 642 97 897 300
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.........-...--.. 193 689 870 174 041 916 8 317558 10477087 1 277034 28 652 354 37 677476 29142667 77 272068 68 272 048 10 880204 9 94 978
Maintenance of equipment.------......... 348 308 581 316 408 217 11 798416 11 474 286 68 510584 63 346894 80 846760 69119 148 160 555 760 143 940 268 18 62 630 1714578
Traffic-....---........... ..... 43384664 40391960 1207413 1017668 7413604 7042204 7357094 6803 26 15978111 14863098 1787710 1 70031
Transportation..............-. ....---- 625 572991 570 835 695 26 508 276 25 970 809 12546 591 118 656 948 131 5155518 119 811 799 283 450 385 264 439556 24036803 22294 460
iscellaneous operations.-.............................. 16 30732 13790900 995922 868 354 2 870547 2596946 3496 60 2958 63 7363099 6423663 360276 852810
General--- ----....67606222 65 164 846 2 846045 2701088 12287249 12167637 14312240 13789830 29445534 28658555 3124808 873455
Transportation for investment-Cr. .... 1 495 273 1 228 218 4933 1751 129 811 76 572 9 229 60 994 227973 139 317 45417 63 730
Railway operating expenses ..-........-...- 1293397787 1179405316 51668697 52507421 247655798 232386411 274512489 241564039 573836984 526457871 58766414 541533786
Net revenue from railway operations....................... 442213420 362 634 355 19 929062 12181526 90302544 75574730 98 819 362 85414747 209050968 173 171003 46 870228 43743514
Railwa tax accruals-------..................15041481 122000354 5288625 4727478 25508768 20917836 33046467 2494060 63843860 50585574 1403513 10243484
Railway operating income.................. 291 871 939 240 634 001 14 640437 7454 048 64 793776 54 656 894 65 772895 60474487 145207 108 122 585 429 32 835015 33500030
Equipment rents--Dr. balanoe............................ 38768043 37178682 '2 861461 2518470 9 861 038 9513187 4058192 5759310 16780691 17790967 2 515 975 d 2 378817
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..----.... ..... 15 458 846 15721 470 2 310048 2209176 3 10185 3 148 628 3168908 3304412 8 689 141 8 662216 591 494 -- 01
Net railway operating income...__..........---- /237 645 050 1487 733 849 9468928 2726402 51 722 553 41 995079 58 545795 51410765 119737276 96132246 34 759496 35180747
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ........... 74.52 76.48 72.17 1.17 73.28 75.16 73.53 73.88 73.30 75.25 55.63 55.32
Depreciation included in operating expenses........... 81199021 80684678 2631616 2677 297 1519,9 191 15456005 18116930 16982 49 35947737 35115761 5996686 5997 58
Total maintenance before depreciaton- ..-.- 460 799 430 409 765 455 17 484 358 19 273 956 84 588 427 76 543 243 99 807 306 81 279 336 201 880 091 177 096 555 23 506 148 81 094 802
Net railway operating income before depreciation.. 318844071 268 418 527 12100544 5403699 66 921 744 57451084 76662728 68393224 155 685013 131 248 007 40 756182 41 178 305


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Wester Region Southwetern Region Western District
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated........................... 38748 38934 44795 44944 4609 46 320 57000 57 053 29770 29 872 132 862 133 245
Revenues:
Freight................ ..........................184119 438 $165 65 397 (282076441 $254216 833 $148088 690 134 216754 (24838898 213 459584 119548247 6104169012 $515965895 $451845 350
Passenger ............................ 84064107 80473923 27581111 23624768 1 819084 10849480 30611825 26155356 8074913 6628944 50845822 43633780
Mail....................................- ... 5 875335 5723803 7 077 389 6981 00 4 87149 4780903 9152837 625964 3468999 3281654 17608985 16688521
Exmren..................................... 3347900 5800882 5 948215 5776124 2 285802 2348382 4573383 4501659 1859708 1770109 8758893 8614150
Al1 other transportation--. 3 038 04 2 685 99 3 874788 3418851 4 50492 4445 685 5 917982 4 988 612 3065693 2 929464 13 534167 12363761
Incidental ......... ................... 405781 3447398 5471703 4686947 4 30055 2745031 5670365 4398905 184932 1375015 11549652 8 518 951
Joint facility-Cr............... ...................... 9830 846 51 1035563 960232 01741 507 188 1165403 1341758 328 968 281 58 a 2296112 213059
Joint facility--Dr .................. ....--- -106 688 99 948 112 13 105 036 409 135 126 268 369 509 686 708 10 643 11188 789 289 824 164
Railway operating revenues........................ 227 316 378 801542 619 332953018 299 439919 176473 878 159 761155 305111 244 262 785 130 138185115 120424593 619770237 542 970 878
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.......... ...25083 358 678181 35 963 62 32 624099 3 249 315 22 373313 38 832 303 35012204 18 72 622 15760252 80454240 73145 769
Maintenance of equipaent---- --- ......- 43148730 40432854 61771360 57578 036 37999551 33954158 633288013 57278393 24653897 236573862 185981461 114 889 913
Traff ic--. ..... ....---- 65578 93 6363 74 8345003 8070785 4888 765 4445 36 9386795 8480735 4805990 4532 016 19061550 17458 077
Transportation... 80847 73427 73 469888 104360830 95964388 70280994 66727752 119134949 101471261 48346433 48232838 237762376 210431851
Miscellaneous operations...........1 1789078 41 798 1 981888 1437011 2433514 4072797 3333866 1036033 807 969 6545841 5385 349
General -- -----...- 8601950 8213997 11786158 11087482 7318179 7115557 12934104 12468992 6182247 5834890 26434530 2 418 839
Transportation for investment-Cr.... 180189 66749 225606 132 479 849 877 238669 420913 406 339 370904 311414 1041 694 956 422
Railway operating expenses .............. ...... 165596085 153080288 224 388499 207174069 144903938 135620951 247 68048 217639112 103026318 92513313 495198304 445773376
Net revenue from railway operations.................. 61 720291 4852 336 108 590 19 98865 850 31 69 940 24 140 204 57 843 196 45 146 018 35 158 797 87 911880 124 571 933 97197 502
Railway tax accruals.--.. .. ....... 18971459 15161960 33006672 25405444 1 701022 14588542 27 243 98 23 257692 9465944 8163102 53490949 46009 36
Railway operating inomeo .......................... 48 748832 33360376 75583847 66 860406 14 788 918 9551662 30599213 21 888 326 25692 833 19748178 71080984 51 188 166
Equipment rents-Dr. balance........5......744495 4594823 3228580 215406 997504 3578684 8772269 769816.3 6989059 5895522 18758832 17172309
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance. ...._ 988887 1083136 18081 1538 781836 1131704 1 231030 2 376 347 2 381 245 1 741 273 1 665743 5 249 324 5278 018
Net railway operating income................ .... 36 075450 27 683017 70 834946 62 863764 10659710 4742008 19450597 11 808 918 16 962521 12186913 47 072 828 28 737 839
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).--.... ... 72.85 75.92 67.39 69.19 82.11 814.9 81.0 82.82 74.56 76.82 79.90 82.10
Depreciation included in operating expenses......... 9617774 9982404 15614460 15979962 8840461 8884498 15218524 15048326 5577839 5656 131 29636824 29588955
Total maintenance beforedereeciation_ ... 58 614 314 53 127 971 82 120462 74 22 173 52408405 47 442 973 86 941792 77242 271 37 448 680 33761483 176 798 877 158 446727
Net railway operating income beforedepreciation.. 45693 24 37665 481 86449406 78843786 19500171 13 626506 34 669121 26 857244 22 540360 17843044 76 709 652 58 386794

SDoe not include Boston & Albany. the revenue and expenses of which are included with Mew York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Includes (7,070 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
SIolu4es 63.93l,670 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
SDeficit or other reverse items.
SInoludes charges to Railway Tax Aooruale in the total amount of (39.037,293 itemized as followed: $16,045,853 for taxes under the requirements of the Sooal Security Act of 1935, and $22,991,440 under the requirements of an Act approved
August 29, 1935, leaving an excise tax upon oagliers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 40, 74th Congress).
/ Includes charges to Railway Tax Accruals in the t8aal amount of $19,220,970 itemized as follows: $7,163,866 for taxes under the requirements of the Soolal Security Act of 1935, and $12,057,104 under the requirements of an Act approved
August 29, 1935, levying an exoise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Oongress).
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Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at lose of month ..-......- 235 743 236 514 6 982 7 045 26 446 26 540 24 789 24 862 58 217 58 447 6 045 6 010
Revenues:
Freight-------....--..-------. --...------ 81878152 $268479412 $8823639 $8 472 612 $51002 909 50 603 977 $59 232 769 $5 037 565 119 059 317 $114114154 $18 577 769 $18824 348
Penger ..---- 38510315 /34 830141 3082792 2671331 8087476 7367289 9810407 9134609 20980675 19173 229 68714 621045
1Mal.--......---------- ------ 7871712 7704496 371 205 335'961 1297990 1255355 1316307 1368 579 2985502 2973895 261 421 243295
6a---- 567 297 5026 277 356 372 274 199 1153 545 931 727 1 371881 802625 2881 798 2 008 551 171 540 106 904
Allothertranortation-- -- 7459264 7 08 214 392944 379198 1991451 1970910 1505604 1393007 3889999 3743115 154377 140169
Incidental-----..........- .....-- 8667018 6 820994 507 840 408 023 1 664607 1373 789 2233975 1764 039 4406 422 3 545 851 305 554 308 461
Joint faclity--Cr ............. -....... 1 062 340 927675 105 721 81 454 71 959 69 544 135 716 119 861 313 396 270 859 13 626 23239
Joint facility-Dr..... ............------.-- 312 408 226 521 1 568 1 025 47 929 42 019 6 827 6826 56 324 49 870 1 224 997
Railwy operating rvenues...... ...-..-.... 351703690 330620688 13638 945 12641 753 65222 008 63 530 572 75 599 832 69 607 459 154 460 785 145 779 784 20 166 777 20 266 464
Expenses:
alntenance of way and structures...........-...... 48539533 42631766 2171599 1982035 7 73 015 7163354 8425494 6813983 18350108 15959372 2052634 2248386
Mainnaentn. n.of .ipment ........... 72439279 64130608 2426403 2182623 14112303 12422575 16 660754 14013443 33199460 28618641 3 824101 3382533
Traffic ---------------........ ..... 8 819 172 8710651 246 666 271 776 1497 621 1 461061 1451221 1488332 3195 508 3 221 169 335 202 345 326
Trnaortaon-----............-.....-...--- ...-----..-.. 121667 687 110672 874 5048043 4817729 235730 376 22483923 26056090 23 454258 54 834509 50755 910 4 591 947 4264 770
M1mllanmoum operations ........... ................. 3436923 2863672 178 478 142495 584 804 516692 744 914 627 482 1508 196 1 286 669 63995 45928
Gueral ............................. 11309098 13265679 486050 571480 2150175 2445765 1947461 285 371 4 583 686 5873636 559513 593955
Transportation for nvestent-Cr.......... 633 040 510 479 6 792 284 51 759 28 680 15 323 1856 73 874 42 820 54 690 56 588
Railwy operating expenses ....................... 265578652 241764771 10 550 447 9967654 49776 535 46464710 55270611 49240013 115597593 105672577 11372702 10824 310
Net revenue fro rally operations ... ........ 86 12 038 88 855 917 3088 498 2673899 15445473 17 065 862 0329221 20 36 446 38 863192 40 107 207 8 794075 9442154
Ralway tax rual............. / 1650717 26877555 /1025832 964690 7098619 4585185 Y/5888148 5990965 g/14012599 11540840 2357671 2615232
Rally operating inoomeu.................... 69617521 61978362 2062666 1709209 8346854 12480677 14441073 14376481 24850593 28566 367 6436 404 6826922
equipment rents-r. balanoe..... 7877348 8149 149 447 264 425 266 1953960 1976 044 1039701 1231 067 3440925 3 632 377 d 444 180 d 306 943
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance............2 800 297 3570541 468 428 434 974 503 241 750 834 495 073 714 556 1466 742 1 902 364 15 436 164 446
Net railway operating income ........../.._.. 58 939 876 6 50258672 1146974 848969 5889653 9753799 12906299 12428858 19942926 23031626 6775 148 6 969 417
Ratio of expenses to revenues percentt) ............. 75.51 73.12 77.36 78.85 76.32 73.14 73.11 ..70.7- 749.84 72.49 56.39 53).11
Depreciation n d in epene........ 16 311 354 16083161 52905 8528 341 .3051 391 3 074234 3663 750 3 40608 7 244 236 7 003 183 1217103 1184 628
Toal ainteno before deproiaon...... .. 10467 48 9079 213 4 06 907 3 317 18813 927 16 511 695 21422498 17 4 818 440 S0532 74 37 7 9330 4 6559 6 446 1a
Net railway operatingincome before depreolation. 75 251 230 66341 833 1 676 069 1 377 310 8941 044 12 828 033 16 570 049 15 82 466 27 187162 300354809 7 992 251 8 154 045


Southern gion Southern Distriot Northwtern Region Cntral Westera Beon Southwester Reion Weateem Disri
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at clo of month .................. 38 735 38925 44 780 44935 46084 46 217 56 900 5 048 29 762 29 867 132 746 133 132
Revenues:
Freight .. ..... .. ...... 3737 387 $32120760 52 315 156 (50945 108 (35564471 $34705156 (52017487 $47 356 857 $2921 721 $21358137 $110503679 $103420150
Passenger .. .......-....-...... ..... 3808996 3401971 4492710 4023016 3464440 3092857 7794857 6 8? 996 1777633 1717043 13036930 11633896
1---...--- --.. ------.-..-... 1127294 1098584 1388715 1341879 1014446 970860 1804823 1758422 678226 659440 3 497495 3388722
reM.....-.................... 883 247 673 528 1054787 780432 743 381 663460 1429977 1193483 457 354 380 351 2630712 2237294
Allother transportatio-. --...-........... 561099 504 798 715 476 644967 963 189 933102 1217 483 11 3 207 673 117 603 823 2853 789 2670132
Inoldental .------ -..-....-....... 654626 480275 960180 788 736 1 628 318 1 170 926 1 314 841 1 019 128 357 257 296 353 3 300 416 2486 407
Joint facility-Cr.-..- ..._---- 213 633 209193 227259 232432 216 970 87538 245 326 287 065 59 389 49781 521 685 424 384
Joint facility-Dr ..........-- ...............22 246 20 799 23 470 21796 144 981 23 012 85 888 130 004 1 745 1 839 232 614 154 855
Railwy operating revenues................... 40964036 38468310 61 130813 58734774 43450234 41600887 65738906 59442154 26922952 25063089 136112092 126106130
xpernes:
Maintenance of way and structur........................ 5 334 128 4728514 7386762 6976900 7697032 7434927 10997900 8 595 569 4107731 3664998 22802663 19695494
Maintenance ofequipmt ----.. --- ...... 9086173 8306830 12910274 11689363 8107014 7154530 13212903 11779292 5,009628 4888782 26329545 23822604
Trafflc-- ---. ... .................... 1268 642 1215 319 1603 844 1 560645 1 081610 1016 037 1977 714 1929 277 960 496 985 523 4 019 820 3 928 837
Tranortation .................. .......... 14858181 13617452 19450128 17882222 14216973 13098917 23818732 20499 047 9347345 8436778 47383050 42034742
lli:ollanoous ope*raton...tion...--. .. 281774 236 302 345 769 282 230 394193 314 555 974 009 796 588 214 756 183 630 1582 958 1294 773
General-- .............. .. 1636 686 1635 342 2196 199 2 229 297 1 320 919 1450 408 2106 465 2 538 382 1 101 829 1 1735 956 4 529 213 5 162 746
Transportation for investmnt-Cr.......................... 51969 47 888 106 659 104 476 85 327 87 670 271 042 20e 197 96 138 73 316 452 507 363 183
Railwy operating xpenseas...__..... ...... 32413615 29691871 43786317 40516181 32732414 30381704 52816681 4593 958 20645647 19260351 106194742 95576013
Net revenue from railway operation ..... 8550421 8776439 17344496 18218593 10717820 11219183 12922225 13508196 6277305 5802738 29917350 30530117
Railway tax accrals.. .................... / 1441 952 2824974 / 3 799 023 5 440206/ 3 034 834 3 63 813/ / 183746 4641250 0/1913875 1691 446 / d 1 304 705 9896509
Railway operating Inooe............................. 7108469 5951465 13544873 12778387 13752654 7655370 13105971 886 946 4363430 4 111292 31222055 20633608
Equipment rents-Dr. balan............... 858100 912 796 413 920 605 853 631 441 773 253 2119 898 1 868 986 1271 164 1 262 680 4 022 503 3910919
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance- --- 258 643 354 717 364 079 519 165 183 777 255 790 443 649 562 122 342 050 331 100 969 476 1 149 012
Not railway operating incoe__.._......... 5991726 4683952 12766874 11653369 12937436 6626 327 10542424 6 435 838 2 750216 2511 512 26230076 15573677
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)-..-... 79.13 77.19 71.63 68.98 75.33 73.03) 0.30 77.28 76.68 76.85 78.02 75.79
riation nlddinoperatin pena 1911247 1980217 3128350 3164845 1754138 1769526 3070488 3013581 1114142 1132026 5938768 5915133
Tol intMno befodepria io 12 509 054 11055 127 17168 686 15501 418 14 049908 12 819 931 21 140 315 17 361 280 8003 217 7421 754 43 193 440 37602965
Not railway operating icOne before deprolation.. 7 902 973 6 664 169 15895224 14 818 214 14 691 574 8 395 853 13 612 912 9 449 419 3 864 358 3 643 538 32 168 844 21488 810
/Doee not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with Nev York Central returns in Great Lake Region.
Inoludes (116,515 sleeping and perlor oat emuharge.
/Includes credits resulting from reversal of arge previously md under the eqTuiremnts of a Acnt of August 29, 1935, levying an nexise tax upon ucrierl and an inooe ta upon their employees, and for other purooes.. (Public No. 100,
7'th Congrese) mod ohagos on aoonot of provletone of Us -Carriers Texing Aot of 1937.
i Deficit or other everer Ittm.
/ Iolue charges to Itailway Tax Acruals under the requirements of the Sooal Security Act of 1935 in the total ouamt of $3306,410; also includes changes and redits to Railway Tax Accruals resulting in a net credit of 8,008,216, be-
o o"siof ofhe 0Carri.ere TaxIn Act of 1937 approved une 29, 197 and repeal o the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an exso tx upon barriers and an lnoome tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Publio
No. 10, .th Oongrees). eparate total of these ohsrge and oreditl are sot avail le.
Lt Inolud.s chal to ailway TAx Aecruals In t total mount of $5,000,255 itemlMd as follows. : 1,41,063 for taxes under the requirement of the Soelal Seourity Act of 1935, .l ($3,539,192 under the requirements of an Act approved
August 29, 1935, levying an exolse tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purpose. (Publio No. 1)00, 74th Congress).


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES'OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 13 monthly report of revenues and epenm rpresoting 142 Clam I stam railways

FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1937 AND IN3


Stg.amt N.& M-1I
JUNE, 1937









Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 138 monthly reports of revenue ad xpees representing 142 Clas I steam railway

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE. 1937 AND 1934


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern Dstrit Poaeoints Regiso
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of 5iles operated......................... 235923 236 730 6 985 7 073 26 508 26 552 24793 24 937 58 286 58 562 6046 6 010
Revenues:
Freight............................-........_ 705 082 337 525 403 247 $58 416180 $52648579 $326489727 (298859282 $359315258 313467945 *744221165 $664975806 116 534782 (109775784
Passenger.. ............... ... 211 694 466 192 350 816 17 381669 15 861422 42734642 40645717 55621581 52928217 115737892 109435356 4200718 3 771890
ail..................-...-. ..............- 47 865455 45 978 334 2 278 433 2132 625 7 692552 7 388 561 8 321 887 8 116 827 18 292 872 17 638 013 1466275 1441292
ess........................................ 30732 578 28 722591 1455 193 1 420 080 5 561 701 5 278 625 5 323 077 4 615 886 12 339 971 11 314 591 771 855 682 203
Al other transportation...... .-- -.. --- ....... 43495 151 40426 067 2'276 493 2162 295 11 569 843 11 373 581 8 670 655 7 792 480 22 516 991 21 328 356 990 901 873721
Incidental..... ..- 43 962 890 35 728 942 2 813 179 2 597 258 8 943 419 7729 262 10 924 342 8 981380 22 680 940 19 307 900 1 719445 1 488 010
Joint faoility--Cr .. .................-- 5929745 5 377 551 625 354 515 654 426 371 391253 797 401 723 067 1 849 126 1629 974 126117 136 955
Joint faoility-Dr......................... ... 1492185 1 407 405 9 797 7212 282 365 254 786 42518 39 557 334680 301555 6 674 6 091
Railway operating revenues..._....--........-- 2087 270437 1 872580143 85 236 704 77 330701 403135890 371 411 495 448 931 683 396586245 937 304277 845 328 441 125 803419 118 163764
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ... 242210489 216649964 10489 157 12 459063 39 011 136 35791989 46 102 969 35956 650 95 603 262 84 207 702 12 932 838 12 194 364
Maintenance of equipment................ 420741644 380528773 14 224819 13656 849 82 616671 75759417 96 907 514 83 132591 193 749 004 172548857 22446 731 20528 315
Traffic_ ...-..........-..... .. 52202829 49101668 1454 079 1 289 444 8 910217 8 502 322 8 808 316 8 291557 19172 612 18083 323 2122912 2052 357
Transportation .......-_ ..................... 747 212 115 681461002 31 556 31.9 30788 538 149128404 141 093 303 157 571 608 143 266 058 338 256 331 315 147 899 28 628 750 26 559 230
Mioellaneous operations....... .................. 19767654 16654571 1174400 1010848 3 455351 3113638 4241543 3585845 8871294 7710 331 424 271 298 738
General __.... --- 78 911 571 78 426 525 3 332095 3272 568 14 433 674 14609 422 16 259 702 16 646 201 34025 471 34528 191 3 683 721 3 467 410
Transportation for investment-Cr.... 2128 312 1738697 11725 2035 181569 105252 108 552 74850 301846 182.137 100107 122 318'
Railway operating expenses......-............. 1558 917990 1 421083 806 62 219 144 62 475 275 297 373 884 278 764839 329 783 100 290 804 052 689 376 128 632 044166 70139 116 64 978 096
Net revenue from railway operations ........ 528352447 451496337 23 017 560 14 855 426 105 762 006 92646 656 119148 583 105782 193 247.928149 213 284275 55664 303 53185668
Railway tax aooruals...---- ...-- ....... / 166 123 163 148875849 / 6 314457 5 692169 e/ 32 601460 25500961 / 38 214 707 30931225 e/ 77 130 624 62124355 16392884 12858716
Railway operating income........................ 362229284 302620488 16 703 103 9 163 257 73160546 67145695 80 933876 74 850968 170797 525 151 159920 39 271 419 40326952
Euipmentrents-Dr.balance...... 46 625 754 45 312221 3308725 2 943 736 11795 361 11 473 622 5 097 893 6 990 377 20201 979 21 407735 2 960 155 285 760
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..-_-.............- 18 261 752 19291 839 2 778476 2644 150 3716 036 3 899 289 3 663 980 4020969 101.58492 10564 408 --66o 98
Net railway operating income..................... 297 341778/ 238 016 428 10615902 3575 371 57 649 149 51 772784 72172 003 63 839 622 140437054 119187777 41 534 644 42 150164
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).......... 74.69 75.89 73.00 o0.79 73.77 75.06 .73.46 73.33 73-55 7.477 55.75 54.99
relation inld in operating expee..... 97510373 96767839 3.160711 320539 18 250580 8530239 21780680 20383067 43191971 42118945 7 213789 7182.186
-t aitenanoeforepreiolata........".... 56.5,441 760 500 410 898 215553 65 28910.273 103 377227 9 321:167 ,1e'i2903 "'9T 6174 2416 0295 214 637 6'4 "2 1065780 25540 493
lay operating ino before depreciation... 3947852 151 334784267 13776 613 6781010 75.899729 70 30302.3 93 952 683 84222689 183629025 161306722 48748433 49332 350


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Wester Region Southwlete Region Wetrn Ditrict
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated.......................- 38747 38932 44793 44942 46091 46302 56985 57052 29768 29872 132 844 133226
Revenues:
Freight.........-................1756.... ......9....381......... 17657 8334391597 305 161 941 (183 593162 7168921910 $300406445 (260 816441 $142469968 $125527149 $626469 575 $555265500
Passenger.............. ...........................27873103 23875894 32073821 27647784 15623525 13942337 38 406 682 32979352 9852546 8 345987 63882753 55267"676
mail.----.-- ....................... .....- 6999829 6821787 8466104 8263079 6001594 5751763 10957660 10384385 4147225 3941094 21106479 20077242
rss....................................................... 6 231 147 5 874 353 7 003 002 6 556 556 3 069 183 3 005 842 6 003 360 5 695 142 2 317 062 2150 460 11 389 605 10851 444
Allother transportation...................... .. 3599 303 3190097 4 590 204 4 063 818 55 13 681 5 378 787 7 135 465 6 121 819 3 738 810 3 533 287 16 387 956 15 033 893
Incidental ........................... ............... 4712438 3927673 6431883 5415683 5658372 3915958 6E985206 5418033 2206489 1671368 14850067 11005359
Joint facility-Cr............................ ..... 1136 705 1 055 709 1 262 822 1 192 664 1018 711 594 726 1410 729 1 628 823 388 5357 5331364 2 817 797 2554 913
Joint facility-Dr.......................------------.--- 128 928 120 741 135 602 126 832 554116 149 280 455 397 816 711 12 390 13 027 1 021 903 979 018'
Railway operating revenues..................... 268280412 240 010929 394 083 831 358 174 693 219 924112 201 362043 370 b50 150 322227284 165108067 145487682 755 882 329 669077 009
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ............, 30417486 27 406 635 43 350 324 39 600999 30 946 347 29 808 240 49 830 203 43 607 773 22 480 353 19 425 250 103 256 903 92 841 263
Maintenance of equipment-..........-.-- 52 234 903 48 739 084 74 681 634 69 267 399 46106 565 41 108 688 76 540 916 69 057 685 29 663 525 28 546 144 152 311 006 138 712 517
Traffic...... ...... .... 7 25935 7 579 073 9 948 847 9 631 430 5 950 375 5 461 363 113 64 509 10408 013 5 766 486 5 517 539 23 081 370 21 386 915,
Transportation n _....-- 95181 608 87 287 280 123810 358 113 846510 84 497 967 79 826 669 142 953 681 121 970 308 57 693 778 50 669 616 285145 426 252 466 593
Miscellaneous operations...... ---------.... 2 343 290 1 965 380 2 767 561 2264 118 1 831204 1558 069 5 046 806 4130 454 1 250789 991599 8 128 799 6 680 122
General--........ -........-------....... 10238 636 9 849 339 13 922 357 13 316 749 8 639 098 8 565965 15 040 569 15 007 374 7 284 076 7 008 246 30 963 743 30581 585
Transportation for investment-Cr.........._....-. 232 158 114 637 332 265 236 955 335204 326 339 691 955 608 536 467 042 384 730 1494201 1 319 605
Railway operating expenses..................... 198009700 182712 154 268148816 247690250 177 636 352 166002 655 300084729 263 573071 123 671 965 111 773 664 601 393046 541 349 390
Net revenue from railway operations. _....._ 70270 712 57 298 775 125 935 015 110 484 443 42 287 760 35 359 388 70 765 421 58 654 213 41436 102 33 714 018 154 489283 127 727 619
Railway tax accruals ...................... ..... / 20413 411 17986934 ./36 806295 30845650 /13 746 188 18152355 g/ 27 060 237 27898941 e/11379819 9 854548 / 52 186 244 55905844
Railway operating inom............................... 49857301 39311 841 89128 720 79 638 793 28 541572 17207 033 43 705 184 30 755 272 30 056283 23 859 470 102 303039 71 821775
Equipment rente-Dr. balance ............. 6602595 5 507 018 3642440 2821258 3 628945 4351877 10892167 9567149 8260223 7164202 22 781 35 21083228
Joint facility rent-Dr. balane...................... 1187 530 1 437 853 1 884 460 2 300 401 1 315481 1 486 820 2 819 996 2 943 367 2 083 323 1 996 843 6 218 800 6 427 030
Net railway operating inooe................. 42 067 176 32 366 970 83 601820 74517 134 23597 146 11 568 336 29993 021 18 244 756 19712737 14698425 73302904 44 311517
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) --_..... 73... 73.81 76.13 66.04 69.15 80.77 82.44 80.92 81.80 74.90 76.83 79.56 o0.91'
Depreoiatidn included in operating expenses 11529 621 11 962 621 18 742 810 19144 807 10 594599 10 654 024 18 289 012 18 061 906 6 691981 6 788 157 35 575592 35504087
Total maintenance before depreciation .......... 71123368 64183098 99289148 89723591 66458313 60262904 108082107 94603552 45451897 41183237 219992 17 196049693
Net railway operating income before depreciation. 53 596 197 44 329 591 102 344 630 93 661941 34191745 22022 360 48 282 033 36 306662 26404 718 21 486582 108 878 496 79 815 604

SDoee not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakee Region.
Inoludee (,070 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
SIncludes 4,048,185 sleeping and parlor ar surcharge. 154725.0 U.S.GOVERNMENTPRINTINGOFFICE:1937
Deficit or other reverse items.
j/ Includes credits resulting from reversal of charges previously made under the requirements of an Act of August 29, 1935, levying an exolea tax upon carrier and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400,
74th Congress) and charges on account of provisions of the Carriers Taxing Act of 1937".
f/ Includes charges to Railway Tax Accruals under the requirements of the Social security Act of 1935 in the total amount of $19,249,516: also includes charges and credits to Railway Tax Accruals resulting in a not charge of 13,940,793, be-
oause of provisons of the 'Carriere Taxing Act of 1937, approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an exoeie tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purpose. (Public
No. 400, 74th Congreee). Separate totals of theee charges and credit are not available.
/ Includes charges to Railway Tax Accruals in the total amount of (23,699,110 itemized as followed: $8,580,085 for taxes under the requirements of the Sooial 8eourity Act of 1935, and $15,119,025 under the requirements of an Act approved
August 29, 1935, levying an excise upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purpose. (Public NO. 400, 74th Congress).


JUNE, 1937












Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-100
JULY, 1937


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 138 monthly reports of rennues and expenses representing 142 Clas I steam railways

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1937 AND 1936


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at close of month........___ 235 637 236 359 6 982 7 045 26 417 26 540 24 757 24 852 58 156 58 437 6 045 6 010
Revenues:
Freight ......293107091 $283879335 $8407089 447 692 49 630006 $51132009 $59201188 $57279122 $117238283 (116858823 $19243227 $19399191
Passenger -- ---- -- ---------.. ----- 42060658 39144500 3420543 3002676 8510350 7826894 11083215 10265904 23014108 21095474 715800 676942
al... ........ .........................- ....- .... 7 810 508 7 506 647 384112 378 853 1262 636 1 217 671 1338192 1294124 2984 940 2 890 648 228 794 233 839
Expressa.........--. ........ ..---------.. 4214 399 3 407189 246 045 174 516 1058910 620124 476 816 493 222 1 781 771 1287862 84 739 67 803
All other transportation -............... 8------- 156 649 7 515 702 387125 390 236 2 363586 2042090 1 502 970 1198 517 4 273 683 3930643 154 079 149 717
Incidental. ............... ............ 053454 7533265 430 533 401980 1693640 1414094 2295659 1121 354 4419832 3737428 311 284 303 507
Joint facilty--Cr ....................... 1 058 857 936 241 99024 84903 69 13 68 354 128 923 124 319 297110 277 576 8292 21 593
Joint facility-Dr ...... .................... 313 381 251 968 1 734 1 250 47 963 45 409 8 779 6 921 58 476 53 580 1 645 1 516
Railway operating revenues............................... 365148235 349670911 13372737 12879 606 64560330 64275827 76018184 72(69 641 153951 251 150025 074 20744570 20851076

Mpansenanc of way and tturs .... 47656 218 42447321 2213825 1902578 7619715 6950342 8143608 6693305 17977148 15536225 2237716 2292552
Maintenance of quipent.... .................. 70666536 65506868 2339806 2 115 781 13599003 12526885 15194888 14 298602 31133697 28941268 3979387 3534218
Traffic ................eq. .................................... 9 053 717 8 840 773 278 411 266 167 1 514 274 1 525 100 1 543'409 1 33 329 3 336 094 3 324 596 360 428 352 854
Transportation ............................................................. 125259881 115 665 172 5187072 5012899 24180767 22918106 26 707 635 2478 399 56075474 52009 404 4688543 4428110
Miscellaneous operations........... .... ......... 3706 070 3300 696 192 331 153 736 612 857 568803 781 973 (64 598 1 587 161 1387137 62 488 45331
Generallanes .......op...e............ ........... 10 841 354 13 165 255 464 559 552 880 2058 630 2 445 482 1 815 615 2781 854 4 338 804 5780 216 502 819 563 855
Transportation for investment-Cr............. 543 176 608 597 879 727 38 434 42 839 45 974 8766 85 287 52 332 16 471 60 049
Railway operating expenses........ 266640598 248 317 688 10675125 10003314 49546812 46891 879 54141154 50131 321 114363091 106926514 11814910 11156 871
Nt revenue ro railway operations..............98507 637 101353 223 2697 612 2 876 292 15 013 518 17 383 948 21 877 030 22 638 320 39 588 160 43 098 560 8 929 660 9 694 205
Railwiy tax aooruals ............ /26 819 229 a/27944754 886595 964864 4790372 4734397 6962533 6 77 991 12 639500 12177252 2240 786 2767335
Railway operating income.................... 71688408 73408469 1811017 1911428 10223146 12649551 14914497 16 50329 26948660 30921 308 6688874 6926870
Equpent rents--Dr. balance .............. .. 8260104 8 323 892 470152 391183 1 666967 1976 590 1176 320 1272136 3 313439 3639911 d 428 334 d 356423
ont facility rent-Dr. balance .2............ 2 870 726 362 231 464 187 480 274 518 479 639 312 633 089 130 106 1 615 755 1 849 692 46 r 18B6 7W4
Net railway operating income ................. 60557576 61722346 876 678 1039971 8037700 10033649 13105088 14 58 085 22019 466 25431 705 6970846 7096 553
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ................ 7).02 71.04 79.83 77.67 76.74 72-95 71.22 69.66 74.29 71.27 56.95 53.51
Depreation inludd in operating expenses 1659 736 16 163 023 520 946 533 439 3070 973 3078 672 368 339 3 07 699 7 281 258 7 019 810 1217215 1 197 921
Total maintenance before depreciation expen. 101 963 018 91791 166 4 032 685 3 484 920 18147 745 16 398 555 19 649 157 17 .74 208 41 829 587 37 457 63 4 999 888 4 628 849
Nt railwayoperating income before deprecation 76 917 312 77 885 569 1397 624 1573 410 11 108 673 13 112 321 16 794 427 17 755 784 29 300 724 32 451 515 8 188 061 8 294474


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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 156 1937 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at close of month..... 38 735 38 876 44 780 44 868 46 084 46 216 56 898 56 965 29 719 29 833 132 701 133 034
Revenues:
FRreight ..33 644384 33351 697 $52887611 $52750668 $37 514452 36 471 186 $60453691 154 39 327 $25 013 054 $23209111 p22981 197 i14 269 624
Passenger.. .. 4 185 427 3 859 065 4 901 227 4 536 007 3 851 855 3721 835 8334 366 7 52 710 1 959 102 1938 474 14 145 323 13 513 019
Mail.......... 1133114 1091551 1361 908 1325 390 999664 947531 1784758 179 443 679238 663635 3463660 3290609
Express...... .... 562 479 516 330 647218 584133 533128 576 593 961 773 723 448 290509 235153 1785 410 1 535 194
All other transportation............... 549 352 542380 703 431 692 097 1014613 1 009245 1432858 1 91 025 732 064 692492 3179535 2 892762
Incidental .............. 649624 548081 960908 851588 1794165 1398899 1 474178 127634 404 371 317716 3672 714 2944 249
Joint acility-Cr.. ................. 208 135 215 584 216 427 237 177 216 683 87041 270 042 31 465 58 595 52962 545 320 421 468
Joint facility-Dr .....:.....................::: 22 929 23 018 24 574 24 534 137 544 20 512 91 115 150 430 1 672 2 912 230 331 173 854
Railway operating revenues............... .......... 40909586 4010167.0 61654156 60952746 45787016 44 191 18 74620551 67294642 29135261 27 106 631 149542828 138 693091
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 5252641 4820379 7490357 7112931 7291988 6 68 768 10636247 922990 4260478 3806407 22188713 19798165
Maintenance of equipment 9002366 8511167 12981753 12045385 8190465 7305340 13128461 1213994 5232160 5000881 26551086 24520 15
Traffic ...... ..... 1266 346 1248 652 1626774 1601 506 1102967 1060274 2000001 16 0355 987 881 994042 4090649 3914 671
Transportation .................. ............... 14771009 13898099 19459552 18326209 14 963653 14187735 25063222 2258 273 9697980 8753551 49724655 45329559
Miscellaneous operations.............................. 294 092 243 833 356580 289164 457 019 442929 1076 616 SB0748 228 692 200918 1762 329 1624 595
General 1559 872 1657 446 2062 691 2221 301 1282677 1 463020 2101 819 2 10 306 1 055 363 1 190 412 4 439 859 5 163 736
Transportation for investment-Cr ................... 44183 41545 60654 101594 87221 78 399 249 616 70 991 60400 105 281 397 237 454 671
Railway operating expenses .......... ............. 52102143 30338031 43917053 41494902 33201548 31249667 53756752 48 105675 21402154 19840930 108360454 99896 272
Net revenue from railway operations..................... 8807443 9763639 17737103 19457844 12585468 12942151 20863799 18!8967 7733107 7265 701 41182374 38796 619
Railway tax accruals ............... 3258713 2720844 5499499 5488179 3926430 3639922 5703364 402104 d 949564 1757297 8680230 102793Z3
Railway operating income.......................... 5548 730 7042795 12237604 13969665 8659038 9302229 15160435 13106 63 86682 671 5508404 32502144 28517496
Equipment rents-Dr, balance 553716 640 391 125 384 283968 900 519 939 499 2 550 532 2 195478 1 370 230 1 265 036 4 821 281 4 400 013
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .... 204 640 284246 351 002 470 986 173 010 201111 489 556 06 081 241 405 334 361 903 971 1041 55
Net railway operating income..................... 4 790 372 6 1186158 11761218 13214711 7585509 8 161619 12120347 11(05 304 7071036 3 909 007 26776 892 23075930
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)-................. 78.47 75.65 ,71.23 68.0o8 72.51, f0.71i 8 72.04 72.lT 4273.46 73.20 772.46 72.03
Depreciation included in operating expenses 1908706 1981791 3125 921 .3179 712 1776 269 1791202 3092523 3(43016 1083 765 1 129 283 5 952 557 5963 501
Total maintenance beforedepreciation. 12 346301 11349 755 17346 189 15978604 13 706 184 12382906 20672 185 18 93968 8408 873 7 678005 42787 242 38354 079
Net railway operating income before depreiatio. 6 699 078 8099 949 14 887 139 16394423 9 361 778 995221 15 212 870 14 (48 320 8 154 801 5 038 290 32 729 449 29 039 431

a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
/ Includes charges under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935 in the total amount of $3,340,997; also includes charges and credits resulting in a net credit of $1,0,021, because of provisions of the "Carriers Taxing Act of
1937", approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Ablio No. 400, 74th Congrese). The charges and credits were not
handled in a uniform manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
c/ Includes charges in the total amount of $5,307,846 itemized as follows: $1,504,618 for taxes under the requirements of the Sooial Security Act of 1935, and $3,803,228 under therequirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Publio No. 400, 74th Congress).
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CSS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled rom 138 mo=thr,,eport raegeum an exnr presenting 142 Clam I stem railways

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITI JULY, 1937 AND 1936


JULY, 1937


UnitedStates New England Region / G, m Region Central Eastern Region Eastern Distrit Pocahonta Region
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated .....--.....--..--........ 235 874 236 679 6 985 7 069 26 494 26 550 24777 24 925 58256 58 544 6 046 6 010
Revenues:
Freight .......--.-..-...-.. -... $1 998 189 429 I 809 282 582 $66 823 269 61096 271 376 119732 $349991291 $418 516447 $37,747 067 $861459 448 $781 834629 $1355778009 $129 174 975
Passenger ....---- 253 755 124 231 495 317 20 802 212 18 864 098 51 24.4 92 48 472 612 66 704 796 63194 121 138 752000 130 530831 4 916 518 4 448 832
Mail..----........ ..---...... ..........--. 55675963 53484 91 2662545 2511 47898 89551 8 8606232 9660079 9410951 21277812 20528661 1695069 1675131
Express................................... ................ .. .. 4 946 977 32 129 779 1 701238 1594 596 6 620 61 5 898 748 5 799 893 5 109 108 14 121742 12602 452 856 594 750006
All other transportation .............. 51 651 798 47 941 768 2663 618 2 552 531 13 953 4 13415 670 10173 624 9 290997 26 790 673 25 259 198 1144 980 1 023 438
Incidental----.-----. 53 016344 43 262 207 3 243 712 2 999 238 10637 060 9145 356 13 220000 10 902 734 27 100 772 23 045 328 2 030729 1791517
Joint facility-Cr .........................-..... 6 988 603 6 313 783 724 378 600557 495 534 459 608 926 325 847 386 2146 237 1 907 551 134409 158 548
Joint facility-Dr.............. ... ......... 1805 567 1 659 363 11531 8 462 330 329 500194 51297 46 478 393157 355134 8 319 7 607
Railway operating revenues.............................. 2452418 671 2 222251054 98609441 90210307 46769621,9 435687 323 524 949867 469455886 1091255527 995 353516 146 547989 139014 840
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .....-........... 289866706 259097286 12702982 14361640 46630850 42742332 54 246577 42639956 113580409 99743928 15170554 14486916
Maintenance of equipment................- ....... 491408178 4460355642 16564624 15772631 96 215 672 88286302 112102402 97431193 224 882698 201490126 26 426 118 24062533
Traffic -......-------- 61256546 57942443 1732491 1555612 10424 448 10027423 10351724 9 824886 22508707 21407921 248 340 2 405 211
Transportation..-................... ... 872471997 797126 174 36743391 35801437 173309171 164011409 184279244 167344457 594 331806 367 157 303 33 317 293 30987 340
Miscellaneous operations.................................. 23473726 19955466 1366731 1164584 406 629 3 682441 5023516 4250442 10458456 9097 467 486759 344069
General.._...............------ ......... 89752 925 91591779 3796654 3825447 16492 304 17054904 18075317 19428 055 38364 275 40308 406 4186540 4031265
Transportation for investment-Cr..--- 2671491 2347295 12604 2762 220003 148092 154526 83616 387133 234 470 116578 182367
Railway operating expenses................-...... 1825558587 1 669401495 72894269 72478589 346 920 695 325656719 383924254 340835373 803739218 738970681 81954026 76134967
Net revenue from railway operations ----- 626 860084 552849559 25715172 17731718 120775524j 110030604 141025613 128620513 287516309 256382835 64593963 62879873
Railway tax accruals -/-------- / 192 942 93 c/ 176 820 602 7201052 6657032 37 391832 30235358 45177240 37409216 89770124 74301606 18633 670 15 626051
Railway operating income..-...................... 433917691 376028957 18514120 11074686 83 383692 79795246 95 848373 91 211 297 197746185 182081 229 45960293 47253822
Equipment rents--Dr. balance -------- 54885858 53636 112 3778876 3334918 13462 329 13450211 6274213 8 262 515 23515418 25047644 d 388489 d 3042183
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-. 21132482 22654071 3242664 3124425 4 234516 4538602 4297069 4751075 11 774249 12414 10 843 98 --T-19U451
Net railway operating income--..........--.... 357 899351 299738774 11 492580 4615 343 65686847 61806433 85277091 78197707 162456518 144619483 48505490 49246717
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)................ 74.44 75.12 73.92 0o.34 74.8 74.75 73.14 72.60 73.65 74.24 55.92 54.77
Depreciation included in operating expenses 113 870 110 112 930 862 3 681 657 3739 078 21 321554 21 608911 25470019 23 790766 50473 230 49138 75b 8431004 8 380107
Total maintenance before depreciation-.....-.. 667404774 592202066 25585949 26395193 121524968 109419723 140878960 116280383 287989877 252095299 33165668 30169342
Net railway operating income before depreciation. 471769461 412669636 15174237 8354421 87008401 83415344 110747 110 101988473 212 929748 193758238 56936494 57626824


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated.-- --- 38745 38925 44791 44935 46091 46290 56972 57044 29764 29 866 132827 133200
Revenues:
Freight- ............... ..- ....... $2 851501199 $228737854 $387 279208 $357912829 221107614 $205393096 $360 860137 315405768 $167 483022 $148736260 $749450773 $669 535 124
Passenger.-- ...... .....-.- 32058530 27734959 36975048 32183791 19475360 17664172 46741048 40832062 11811648 10284461 78028076 68780695
ail....---............................. ........ 8132943 7913538 9828012 9588469 7 001 258 6699294 12742418 12063828 4 826463 4604729 24 570139 23 367 851
Express .--.----- ....-------. 6 793 626 6 390 683 7 650220 7140 689 3 602 311 3 582 435 6965 133 6 418 590 2 607 571 2 385 613 13 175 015 12 386 638
Allother transportation .................. 4 148655 3732477 5 293 635 4 755 915 6528 24 6388032 8568322 7312844 4470874 4 225779 19567490 17926655
Incidental-- ......-..---- ....---- 5362062 4475754 7392791 6267271 7452 57 5314857 8459384 6645667 2610860 1989084 18522781 13949608
Joint facility--Cr-- -- ...----- 1344840 1271293 1479249 1429 841 1235394 681757 1680771 1 910308 446952 384326 3363117 2976.391
Joint facility-Dr -------- 151857 143759 160176 151366 691 660 169783 546512 967141 14062 15939 1252234 1152863
Railway operating revenues..................... 309 189998 280112599 455737987 419127439 265711 18 24 5553860 445470701 389621926 194243328 172594313 905425157 807770099
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ............5... 35670127 32 227014 50840681 46713930 38238 1 36677008 60466450 52730763 26740831 23231657 125445616 112639428
Maintenance of equipment..... ----- 61 237269 57250251 87663 387 81 312784 54 297 48414028 89669378 81271679 34 895685 33547025 178 862093 163232732
Traffic_-.............---------....-- 9 092 281 8 827 725 11 575621 11 232936 7 053OS 6521637 13364509 12268 368 6 754 367 6511 581 27 172 218 25 301 586
Transportation ....................................109952617 101185379 143269910 132172719 99 461, 94014404 168 016903 144358581 67391758 59 423167 334 870281 297796152
Miscellaneous operations.............-...... 2637382 2209213 3124141 2553282 2 288 2000998 6123425 5 111 20 1479481 1 192517 9891129 8304717
General_ ....... -------- ............ 11798508 11506785 15985048 15538050 9921- 10028985 17142388 17517680 8339439 8198658 35403 602 35745323
Transportation for investment-Cr............... 276 341 156182 5392919 338 549 424 404 738 941 572 879 527 527442 490 011 1 891439 1 774 276
Railway operating expenses.................... 230111843 213050185 312065869 289185152 210 837t 197252322 353841481 312378746 145074119 131614594 709753500 641 245662
Net revenue from railway operations ...................79078155 67062414 143672116 129 942287 34 873 48301538 91629220 77 243180 49169209 40979719 195671657 166524437
Railway tax accruals........................... 23672124 20707 778 42 305794 36 333 8291 17 672 21792277 32 763 602 32 781043 10430255 11611845 60866475 66 185 167
Railway operating income.........-..........-..... 55406031 46354636 101366324 93608458 37 200 0 26509261 58865 618 4446213 538738954 29 367874 134 805 182 100339270
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ......................... 156 313 6147 409 3 767 824 310"5 226 4 5294 4 5 291376 13 442 699 11762 627 9630453 8 429 239 27 602 616 25 483 242
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance. 1392 170 1722099 2 235 462 2771 387 1488 1 1 687931 3 309 552 3449 448 2 324728 2 331 203 7 122 771 7 468 582
Net railway operating inooe ...~.- 46 857548 38485128 95 363038 87731 845 31 182 ( 19529 954 42113367 29250060 26783773 18 607432 100079795 67387446
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ..~......- ........ 74.4e 76.06 68.47 69.00 7 79 5 _80.33 79. 3 80.17 74.69 76.26 78.39 79.38
Depreciation included in operating expenses-- 13437727 13944412 21868731 22324519 123701 8 12445226 21381535 21104922 7775746 7917440 41528149 41467 588
Total maintenance before depreciation__ ....83469669 75532853 116635337 105702195 801644 7 72645810 128754293 112897520 538560770 48861242 262779 560 234404572
Net railway operating income before depreciation... 60 295275 52429540 117231769 110056 364 453 555 3 31975180 63494902 50354982 34559519 26524872 141607944 108855034


Does not Include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes e
Includes charges under the requirements of the Social security Act of 1935 in the total amount of 622,620,351; also Includes ohba
1937", approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, lying an excise tax upon carriers and an income tax u
handled in a uniform manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
c/ Includes charges in the total amount of (29,46,695 itemized as follows: (10,091,812 for taxes under the requirements of the Soo1
excise tax upon carriers and an Income tax upon their employees, and for Other purposes. (Public No. 1400 74th Congress).
d Deficit or other reverse items.


ion. 154725-0 U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1937
;e and ocedits resulting In a net charge of $10,602,591, because f of provions of the "Carrere Taxing Act of
Ion their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress). The charges ahd credits were not
i Security Act of 1935, and $19,397,053 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an












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Statemgt No. M-106
AUGUST, 1937


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 137 monthly report of revenues and expenses representing 141 Clas I .team railways

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1937 AND 1936


United States New Englad Region n/ Great Lakes Region Centrl Eateon Region Eatae Disrt Dri Poeoats Region
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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1)',6 1937 I R

mtles of road operated at lose of month.......--- 235 322 236 112 6 987 7 050 26 415 26 540 24 756 24 852 58 158 58 442 6 045 6 01,
Revente:
Freight...-...........---------. $289 236 645 283487796 8053 723 (8262212 $49290604 $49915139 $59055190 $56976306 1B16399 517 $115 155 57 019954-999 L0721 962
Paeenger----...........-. ...... 41 564 6T7 39281709 3499109 3160176 8318498 7958419 10961055 10649893 22778662 21768488 729773 707446
Mil. ..-- --- ..... ....-- 7-677 49 7554004 3863 36 380 724 1225783 1228732 1290955 1304213 2903074 2913669 214773 223679
xr ........ 3495 842 4385 733 180 709 236 704 690 627 828 758 556 017 668 940 1427 353 1 734402 65 762 88 716
Allother transportation ._...- 7 837 9 7 382146 406 139 381939 2084843 2007 674 1 523 503 1465131 4014485 385474 4 150301 151684
Indental--------- 9053906 7551626 437 368 384495 1688308 1517171 2138195 1807384 4263891 3709050 379277 313799
Joint faoility-Cr----.......... 103 729 1069 310 100 127 86 579 70 450 144994 141 331 130 867 311 908 362 440 614 22926
Joint facility--Dr ........ 288 235 251 038 1 521 790 45 903 56 023 6 815 7 299 54 239 64112 1881 2071
Railway operating revenues ....----.....------ 59 611 935 350461286 13062010 12892039 63323 210 63544864 75659 431 72997435 152044651 149 434 338 21502068 22228 141
*tenses:
Maintenaoe of way and structures....-....... 4770244,3 41903597 2315341 1688270 8 14633 7358?250 8233753 6558399 18763725 15598919 2338851 2250865
Mal tauo of equipment..----- ..... 7091389S 64.998102 2444494 2054679 12934678 12474550 15455897 14207779 30835069 28737008 4114944 3I658124
T~ .-t --- --------. 8701061 8290 47 244437 238981 1480933 1451257 1506701 1439298 3232071 3129536 353720 3 0024
Tranottion...-....................... 126685540 115 536 442 5247434 4844264 24502173 22777258 26 633612 24099734 56383219 51721 256 4 871 050 4 529825
imeuIlanous operaton.........- ..... 3 7B8 887 3229 145 192 082 152 388 619073 514 309 759 292 660737 1 570 447 1 327 434 62309 44 433
--- ....... 11 094 87 12 875958 480246 536173 2095 330 2385407 1836 457 2710388 4412033 5631968 526327 558 584
mranp6tion (or ine.sta nt-Cr... .-_._-- -67 68.6 634 390 432 714 81338 71 636 30 979 3051 112 749 75 401 15211 74 637
Railway operating expenses ................. 268 190 411 246199291 10923602 9514041 49765480 46883395 54394733 49673284 115083815 106070720 12251990 11295 116
Net revenue fro railway Operations91 ...-1 421 544 104 261 995 2 138408 377998 13 557 730 16 661 469 21 264 698 235 24 151 36 960 836 43 363 618 9 25 078 10933 025
Railway tax accruals. 2.... ............... / 9643 342 q/27 997732 948 906 949645 4 365 576 4582825 7177244 6459869 12491726 11992339 2266 236 2781 277
Railway operating H omeu...... .._. .. 61 7tWQ2 76~ 64 26 1189502 2428353 9192154 12078644 14087454 16864282 24469110 31371279 6983842 8 151 748
q F-Dr. .........._ 8 98 48 8 2007 409 60 477940 705 1942599 936630 1: 218 28. 193 943 3639367 59A 4A4 48252
%^T nt--S alaBoe..........-....-:. 3171813 5 3428666 492252 448970 596 332 605453 667672 687 29 1756256 1741552 12J37 5 I7
rt railway operating income................ 50307881 64636 594 287642 1501443 6748117 9 530592 12483 152 3: .4 958 31PZ5 19'518 9~1a,-2 0 0tO -4-0S ls- 4tzaA47..
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)..................... 74.58 70.25 63.6' 73.80 78.59 73.78 71.89 66.05 75.69 70.98 56.96 50.81
Deprooiation included in operating expeses__... 16451080 16114627 521 135" 531302 3060788 3074958 3720171 3467 963- 7302094 7074203 1224276 1196895
Totalntenoe before depreciti on ......- 102164636 90787072 4 238 70 3 211,647 1 8088 521 16751842 19969479 17298235 42296 700 37 261724 5229519 4710194
Net railway operating inoom before depreciatio.. 66758961 80751221 608 77 2032745 9808905 12605550 16203323 18426268 26 821 Q05 33064563 8680166 9669442


SSouthur Region Southern District Northweten Region Central Western Region Southnrtern Region Woter Dtra
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Miles of road operated at oloae of month............. 38 732 38 870 44 777 44 880 46 084 46 146 56 875 57 074 29 428 29 970 132 38,7 132 790
Revenues-
Fi --------- .--..------------ 33 182 293 $33453 687 5 $137292 (54 175 649 (40 873075 $39160301 $54 600 536 $52337041 $24 226225 $226459148 119 699 36 $114156490
Palm4r- ..................... 42035096 3969 697 4 932 869 4 677 143 3553 806 3413 456 8 356 354 7 476 367 942 986 1946255 13853146 12836 078
i..--- ... .. ...-------.. 1101 736 1078977 1316 509 1302656 964 346 965 557 1796256 1719 051 697 264 653 071 345785 6 3337679
...................... ..... ........................ 512 560 586 168 578 322 674 884 442438 624493 728 451 1012492 319 277 339 462 1 49012 6 1976 447
Al their ransportto.......---- .....603 305 531008 753606 682692 1037358 998 371 1364190 1168 541 668304 677798 3069652 2844710
Ioidental .....---.. .............---606077 553279 985804 867078 1801275 1416960 1557981 1 229733 444 955 328785 3804211 2975498
Joint faoility--Cr .. ........................... 170 094 198 381 178 708 221 307 230283 107 477 250 383 319460 62 447 58 4 543 113 485 563
Joint faolity--Dr-------- .................. 21 924 22 587 23 805 24 658 147 147 16 477 61 848 144 368 1 196 1 43 210 191 162 268
Railway operating revenues................. 4 40 357237 40348610 61859 305 62576751 48755434 46670158 68592303 65118 317 28360262 26 661.722 145707999 338 450 19-i
Expenses:
a 0tenaneof ray and struotures-........... 5191616 4767128 7530 467 7017993 6814903 6512696 10459075 8998931 4134273 3775 058 21408251 19286 68"
Maintenance of equipent ----- .. 8888145 8471432 13003089 12 127 656 8 561976 7076 579 13221108 12080383 5292031 4976"476 27075115 24 133436
Traff.10.......- ..--....---------- 1265270 1220726 1618990 1550750 99 259 986477 1884995 1694913 972766 928761 3850020 3610151
Trsanportation............ ............... 14890554 13915981 19761604 18445 604 15870421 14509950 24908305 22222469 9761991 8637163 50540717 45369585i
Miscellaneous operations-.......... 275 145 252 352 337 454 296 785 483 844 430 720 1 126 795 963 208 250 347 210998 1860 986 1 604 926
-Gene- ..................... 1591879 1638876 2118206 2197460 1320652 1406 507 2164374 248065 1079608 1159368 4564634 046 530
Transportation for investent--r... 80 209 51 618 95 420 16 25 5. 92 196 76 565 311 406 279 051 63 915 77 118 467 517 432 734
Railway operating expensea............ 32022 400 30214 877 44274390 41 506993 33951859 30846364 53453246 48161508 21427101 19610706 108832206 98618576
Net rescue from railway operations_....... 8334837 10133 733 17584915 21 066758 14801575 15823794 15139057 16956809 6933161 7051016 36875793 39831619
Railwatax accruals....-............. 3311490 2801936 5577 726 5583213 4391006 3658598 5381132 4974176 1801752 1789406 11573890 10422180
ReAlway operating inoome ................. 5023347 7331 797 12007189 15483545 10412569 12165196 9757925 11982633 5131 409 5261610 25301903 29409439
equipment rents--Dr. blanoe..n..... 332933 456386 a 262g491 d2I6 1 10 475 1 233 277 5041 525 2284260 1 175036 1 154269 5 367036 4671 806
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 216 928 266 017 340 304 427770 23548 347 303 46 641 484 258 374 149 341 779 1075 273 1 173 340
Net railway operating inomoe 4473 486 6609 394 11 929 376 15 081 941 9026 611 10584616 6250 759 9 214115 3 582 224 3765 562 18 859 594 23 564 293
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)---_ .._ 79.35 74.88 71.57 66.33 69.66 66.09 77.93 73.96 75.55 73.55 74.69 71.23
Deprciation included in operating expenses.- 1915187 1985 717 3139463 3 182 612 1787551 1726 949 3115136 3008 373 1106 836 1122490 6 009523 5 857 812
Total aintenanoe before deporeiation_______ .... 12164574 11252843 17394093 15963037 13589328 11862326 20565047 18070941 8319468 7629044 42473843 37562311
Net railway operating income before depreciation.. 6 388673 8595 111 15068 839 18 264 553 10814162 12311 565 9 365895 12222488 4689060 4888052 24 869 117 29 422 105
SDoes not include Boston & Albany, the rvernuee and expenses of which are included with New Zork Oentral returns in Great Lake Region.
Includes charges under the requremente of the Social Security Act of 1935 In the total amount of (3,10,268; also Includes charges and credits resulting in a net ohrge of (,610,262, because of rcovisionv of the "CaMtIers Taxln Act of
1937', approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of Augut 29, 1935. levying an excise tax upon carriers and an Income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Publio No. 100, 71th Conress). The charges nd credit were not
handled In a uniform manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
9/ Includes charges in the total amount of (5,325,855 Itemized as follows: 519,201 for taxes under the requirement of the Social Seourity Act of 1935, and 3,806,654 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 1400, 7th Congeoss).
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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of iles operatedd.........-...-- 235 586 236 387 6 985 7066 i26 485 26 549 24774 24 916 58 244 585531 6046 6010
Revenues:
Freight--- ...- --..---.,------_.--- $2 286 995 836 $2 092 385 135 74 876 992 (69558483 $425 10335 $399906430 $477 571636 $427725373 $977 858963 6896990286 $155733008 $149896937
assenger ........-..-- ... 295313 780 270770111 24301321 22024 74 59 63491 56431031 77665851 73844014 161530663 152299319 5646 291 5156278
Nai1 .... ----...------------.---. 63340664 61026196 3048881 2892 02 10 80971 9834964 10951034 10715164 24180886 23442 330 1909 842 1 898810
-xpe-.......-...--.--. 38440579 36513196 1 881947 1 83101 7 11238 6727507 6 355911 5778 048 15549096 14 336856 922356 838722
llo thertrans-portation ... -------------- 59487 68 55321261 3069757 2934469 16 038273 1542 345 11697127 10756129 30 805 157 29113943 1295281 1175122
-Inoi nta. ----- 62063710 50808380 3681100 3383733 12 585369 10660525 15358195 12710118 31364664 26754376 2410456 2105316
Joint faility-Cr .- 8022 35 7383100 824505 687 15 665984 604601 1067656 978 253 2458145 2269989 143023 181474
Joint facility-Dr... ........ ........ 2 093 802 1 910411 13 052 9252 3 76 232 356 217 58 112 53778 447396 419 247 10 200 9678
Railway operating revenues ....-......... 2 811 570 738 2 572 296 968 111 671451 103 102 345 531 19429 499 232186 600 609 298 542 455 321 1 243 300178 1 144 787 852 168 050057 161 242 981
Expenses:
Maintenanceof way and structures.. --- 337461880 300893247 15018323 16049-910 54 _45 481 50094582 62480330 49198354 132344134 115342846 17509405 16737781
MNaitoef ente.ance ofe ...... ---- 562260297 510972801 19009119 17827310 109 50351 100760853 127558299 111638971 255717769 230227 134 50541062 27718757
Traftfic--- ....... 69912869 66194546 1976927 1794592 11905425 11478679 11858425 11264 185 25740777 24537456 2837060 2735235
Trn portation- ...--. 998996485 912523518 41990825 40645701 197 1.1343 186788667 210912856 191444190 450715024 418878558 8 188343 35516963
Ulioelmneos operations ...-...-....... 27241882 23183623 1558815 1316975 47 8281 4196750 5782808 4911179 12028902 10424902 549068 388502
QGeneral- ___ ------ 100818817 104439956 4276900 4361621 18 87635 19440 31X 19911774 22138 444 42776309 45940 76 4712867 4589849
Transportation for invetent-Cr ..l.......... 3346 336 2975 637 13 036 3 477 301 341 219728 185 505 86 667 499 882 309 872 131789 257004
Railwayoperatingexpenes..............--------- 2093345834 1915232054 85817871 81992630 396 686 175 372540114 438 18 987 390508656 9188230335 845041400 94206016 87430083
eNt revenue from railway operations-. 718 224 904 657 064 914 27 853 580 21 109 715 134 3 254 126 692 072 162 290 311 151944 665 324 477 145 299 746 452 73 844 04 73 812 898
Railway 1 tUax / .8 222 573 518 q/ 204 807 554 8149958 7606678 41757408 34818 183 52354484 43869085 102261850 '86 29946 20899906 18407 328
Riilwya operating inoome.---7---- ..- 495 651 386 452257 360 19703 622 135035037 92 75 846 91 873 889 109935827 108075580 222215295 213452 506 52 944 135 55 405 570
upaoatnn rents-Dr. balance 63 144910 61 889602 4 188484 3 812 88 15 10 034 15 392 810 7210844 9 481 343 26 709 362 28687011 39891 24735
Joint soility rent-Dr. balance.. -_ 24 289249 25 981189 3734916 3 573394 4 30 848 5144055 4964740 5438 204 13530 504 14155653 966668 211041
Net raway operating inOfe-__..----...-.- 408217227 364 386569 11780222 6116,785 78 '34 964 71337024 97760243 93156033 181975429 170609842 55961380 57719264
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ................5 77. 74.46 75.06 79.53 70 74.62 72.98 71.99 73.98 73.2 56.06 54.22
Depreciation included in operate expenses 130317 232 129041511 4202792- 4270380 24382 342 24683 869 29190189 27258709 57775323 56212958 9655280 29-577 002
Total aintenanoe before depreciation. 769404 885 682 824 537 29 824 60 2 606 840 139613490 126 171 566 160848440 133578616 330286 580 289357 022 38 395187 34 879 536
Net railwa operating inoomebefore dproiato. 538554459 493488080 15983014 10387165 96617 306 96 020893 126950432 120414742 239750752 226822800 65616660 67296 266

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1937 1936 1937 1936 37 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average ber of tiles operated.-......--. .....-.... 38743 38918 44789 44928 46090 46271 56960 57047 29 03 29610 132553 12 928
Revenues:
Freight_.. -------------.-- ------$ 284 683492 (262 191541 440 416 500 $412 088 478 (261)980 689 $244553 397 (415460 672 $367742 809 191 279012 $171 010 165 $868 720 375 783306 371
Passenugaer__----------------------- 36261626 31704656 41 907 917 36 860 934 23029 186 21077 628 55 097 401 48 308 429 13 748 613 1 223 801 91 875 200 81 609 858
al9 2----- -------------- 9234679 8992 15 11144521 10891125 7965604 7664851 14538674 13782879 5510979 5245011 28015257 26692741
ESxpre....._ .-------------------------------------------- 7306186 6976851 8228542 7815573 4044749 4206928 7693584 7431082 2924608 2722757 14662941 14360767
Allother transportation..---- ---........ 4751960 4263485 6047241 5438 607 7'565652 7386403 9932513 8481385 5137075 4900923 22635240 20768711
IncidentalW ------... ----------------_- 5968139 5029033 8378595 7143449 9253812 6731837 10017365 7875400 3049274 2312418 22320451 16919655
J6int fo ility-Cr --...-..-.. -..---- 1514934 1469674 1 657957 1651148 1465677 789243 1931 155 2 229 768 509399 442952 3 906 251 3 461963
Joint facility-Dr .. -...- .... 173 781 166 346 183 981 176 024 1838 807 186 269 608 360 1111509 15 258 17 362 1462425 1 315 140
Railway operating revenues---......---........----- 349 547 935 320 461 209 517 597 292 481 704 190 314466 562 292224 018 514063 004 454740 243 222143702 198 840665 1050673268 945 804926
Expenses:
aintenaneo way adstructures -- 40861743 36994142 58371148 53731923 45 053 368 43189704 70925525 61729694 30767775 26899080 146746558 131 818 478
Maintenance ofequipment ---- -- 70125414 65781683 100666476 93440440 62859006 55490607 102890485 93352062 40126561 38462558 205876052 187305227
Traffi 10357551 10048451 15194611 12783686 81045601 7508114 15249505 13963281 7682375 7402009 30977481 28873404
Transportation--_ ....------ 124843 171 115101360 1630315 14 150618 323 115332 041 108524354 192925209 166581050 76992697 67921235 3852.49947 343026637
Miscellaneous operations 2..........-912 527 2461565 3461595 2 850067 21772067 2431718 7250 20 6 074 410 1729098 1 402 526 11 751 385 9 908 654
-Genraler- -------.--. 13390387 13145661 18103254 17735512 11242427 11435492 19306762 19998335 9390065 9330245 39939254 40764070
Trea etortaon.for instMnt-Cr:..- 356550 207800 488339 464804 1514621 481303 1252979 1158578 590515 561080 2358115 2200961
Railway operating exmpenluL ... 62134243 243 265062 356340259 330695145 244 789 759 228 098 686 407 294727 360540254 166098056 150 856 569 818182542 739495509
et revenue rom railway operations. 4 7 412 992 77 196147 161257033 151009045 69,76 803 64125 352 106768 277 94199989 56 045 646 47 984096 232490726 206309417
Railway ta asocral-___ 26983614 23509714 47 883520 41917042 22063624 25450875 38144734 37,755221 12219790 133904,70 72428148 76596566
Railway operating l e. 60429378 53686433 113373513 109092003 47 613179 38674457 68623543 56444768; 43825856 34593626 160062578 129712851
ut Nment rents-Dr. balance_ 7489246 6 603795 3 505 333 3079060 679939 6524653 16484 225 14 046 887 10 766 051 9 551991 32 930215 30 123 531
Joint facilityrsLt-Dr.bsm&o_ 1609098 198 8 9116 2575766 3199 157 1723974 2035234 3775193 3933706 2 683 812 2657439 8182979 8626 379
st railway Operating ioe. 51331 034 45094522 107292414 102813786 40209266 30114570 48 364125 38464175 350375993 22384196 118949384 90962941
Ratio of expenses to revenue (percent)--- 74.99 75.91 68.85 68.65 77.84 78.06 79.23 79.28 74.77 75.877 77.7 78.19
Depreciation included in operating expeses____ 15352914 15930129 25008194 25507131 14158419 14172175 24496671 24113295 8 878625 9035958 475533715 47321422
Total minteance beforedepreatin 95634243 86785696 134-029430 121 665 238 937553 825 84508 136 149319339 130968 461 62 015711 56325 686 305088875 271802283
Not railway operating iooe before dreoation. 66 68 948 61 024 651 132 300 608 128 320 917 54 367 685 44286 745 72 660 796 62 577 470 39254 618 31 420 148 166 483 099 138 284 363
Does not include Boston A Albany, the revenue and expenses of whic ae included with Nlw Yort. Central reSturns in great Lakes Region. 154725-0 U.S. GOVERNMENTPRINTIN OFFICE:1937
Inoludee ohales Under the requirement of the Sotial Seourity Act 0of1935 in the total amount of $86,22,720; also inolue dhargee and oredite resulting in a not charge of i3,o50,82. because of provision of the Carriers Taxing Act of
1937". roved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an eWoioe tax upon carrier and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public Uo. 100, 74th Congress). The charge and credits were not
handled l a uniform a nner by all the carries and separate totals are not available.
i/ Includes ohartee in the total amount of (35,0l8,148 iteimed as follows: 11,662,436 for taxes under the requirements of the Soioal Seourity Act of 1935, and 23,355,712 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and a inoe tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 100, 74th Congress).
A Defiott or other reverse itee.


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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN TIE UNITED STATES

Compiled fm 137 monthly rporbiaof revnrsand epenses repintig 141 Clm I seam railwa

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. 137 AND 1936


United Btate New aEngand Region A/ Oat Ltke Region Central Eastern Regios Eadtenr Diatt Poeshoue Rseon
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Mlles of road operated at close of month---_ 285 304 856 117 e 982 7050 26 404 26 543 24 753 24846 58 139 58439 6045 6 025
Revenues:
Freight.... ............................. 1293810851 (291631 832 $8 366950 8689055 $49 736606 1537 096 $58354 256 $59268615 16457812 $119494766 $20687943 20 847524
Passenger......................-- .. 38734466 36 340472 3418089 200739 8168518 7802874 10184 537 888918 21771 144 20892531 717 887 663245
al l -....................... 7825482 7688110 384812 359 453 1259327 1258428 1391505 1390485 3035 644 3008 66 213624 210170
re... ... 5143 989 5 545 070 328 232 352 454 1 080 918 1 156 765 950 534 1 004 026 2359 684 2 513 245 12285 3 130 797
S other tranptatiort. ........ 8156 614 7 623 276 369 358 373 868 2114581 1968 248 1467 374 1 482 787 3 951313 3 824 901 157 167 157933
nOcidetal ----.- --------- 8685886 7548457 484373 439945 1689796 1515657 2109611 1842800 4283780 3798402 313474 286274
Joint faoility-Cr. ------- .-- 1 013 776 921 803 109 331 88870 75127 76 967 138 825 134 042 323 283 299879 7 820 22 776
Joint ftaollty--Or_ ..._ 300212 240807 1 588 1171 47995 45 241 7 123 5355 56 706 51767 1 173 1107
Railway operating reveaues....-........__- 363070852 357058 213 13459557 13503 211 64 076878 65270794 74 589 519 75006318 152125954 153780 323 22219595 22317612
bpenu:s.
Maintenance of way and struoture.--- 45349166 42086989 2130991 1733289 7968846 7219840 8058635 7320064 18158472 16273 19 238787 2305174
inte eof equipment .......................- 68 772 596 66386688 2480535 2181009 13216644 13359857 14602563 14858235 30299742 30399101 4077563 3691 592
alo--.--------------------. 8830888 8225459 251235 220946 1526153 1462303 1528387 1418368 3305775 3101617 363362 355 195
Transpotation.---.. 12 853695 116168 52 16942 4908801 24452 104 22801 781 25900704 24022782 55569750 51 73364 4904325 4568940
llo operaton... ...................... 3707 957 19 60 207331 185 135 659 033 590 636 779 793 658 788 1 646 157 1 414 559 65 388 50518
enoral o ...........ee ..... 10795508 13010467 476 53 529 50 2079496 2 432918 1602749 712007 4 158 798 5674075 519 983 602775
Transportation for investmnt-Cr........... 598 113 623 799 838 519 47 130 78 575 39975 31872 87 943 110966 13 386 90456
Railway operating expenses......... .... 262 711697 248449932 10762749 9737811 49855146 47788760 52432856 50958372 113050 751 108484943 12241022 11483738
Net revenue fro railway operation...................... 100359 155 108608 81 2696808 3765400 14221732 17482 034 22156663 24047946 39075203 45 295 380 9978573 10833874
Railway tax acoruals...- .................... 29 958 158 e6o6 900 967482 979 022 4383765 4726386 7018378 6327868 12369625 12033276 2742374 2560565
Railiy operating inooae......................... 70400997 81708253 1729326 2786378 9837967 12755648 15138285 17720078 26705578 33262104 7236199 8273309
Iqiopmnt rMnts-Dr. balanoe-.....---- ..-.. 7960 419 82 23734 394 162 462706 1 752447 1 898102 1177567 982545 3324 176 3343353 6.87 420 58847
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ........... 3135 630 3 388 351 465 8234 457 907 644 189 645854 625 990 ,756 862 1 735 413 1 860623 1234* -14 St I
Net railway operating inoom...--- 59304948 70096166 869930 1865765 7441 331 10211692 13 334728 15980671 21645989 28058128 7800171 8722891
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)--...............- 72.36 6k.5 79.96 72.11 77. 73.22 70.30 67.94 74.31 70.55 55.09 51.146
Depreciation included in operating expee-..... 16 566 879 16 116 347 517 284 527968 3105 02 3071173 3 716 376 3457392 7 339 262 7 056 533 1220619 1205113
Total saintenanoe before depreoiation........----- 97554883 92357330 4094242 3386 330 18079888 17508524 18944822 18720907 41118952 39615761 5180731 4791653
Net railway operating nooe before depreciation 75 871 827 86 212 513 1387214 2393733 10546933 13282 865 17051104 19438063 28985251 35 114 661 9020790 9928004


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Mlles of road operated at close of month-............ ---38 728 38 866 44 773 44891 46 090 46 143 56 874 57074 29 428 29 570 132 392 132 787
Revenues:
Freight.....................--....................................... (34366 855 4 678 613 (55 054 798 55 526 137 (4 802 137 89 170 948 55 596 616 54 380 811 (23 899 488 23 059 170 122298241 (116610929
Passenger........... ................. 3868088 3715474 4 85 975 437871 3024660 275478 7 b527 820 6543509 1 824867 1770928 12377347 11069222
al----.--.-............- ...........-..- 099275 1072774 1312 899 12882944 970714 987080 1822267 1749557 683958 660 163 3476939 3396800
Express.............------ ............. 72224 833618 845077 964415 569321 599 352 981887 1078528 388020 389 630 1939228 2067410
Other trasportation................. 951514 713053 1108681 870986 1021731 1 036922 1420775 1240684 654114 649 73 3 096620 2927389
Inidental .... ...............17 722 549982 931196 836 56 1636856 1416846 1417078 1165.351 416976 331602 3470910 2913799
Joint facility-Cr ....... .............. 1............ 37 842 154 170 145 662 176946 230 187 84 670 250 193 303 089 64 451 57219 544 831 444978
Joint faclity-Dr ---i....- 21358 18 946 22 531 20 053 148 287 27 548 72 000 139 096 688 2343 220975 168 987
Railway operating revenues.................--. 41 742162 41698738 63 961 757 64016 350 50107319 46023055 68944636 66322433 27931186 26916052 146983141 139261540
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .........-........ 4914 355 4594547 7238142 6899721 6282007 6159245 9622355 8991526 4048 190 3763304 19952552 18914075
Iaintenano of equipsnt ................ 8643782 8592400 12721345 12283992 7820853 6865994 12727078 11741461 5203578 5096140 25751509 23703595
Traffi-...... 1218 658 1241406 1 582020 1596601 1008275 949029 1940907 1644361 993 911 933851 3943093 3527241
Tramportati.... .. ....... 14 799 087 13 959 717 19 703 412 18 528 657 15 838 082 14 332180 24995024 22703661 9 747 427 70 663 50580 533 45906 504
Mlsocelaneo operation.-......................... 270 530 254 676 341 918 305 194 435 736 362978 1 043 647 902484 240 499 210388 1'719882 475 850
geratL -o 1.568 399 1625896 2088 382 2 228 671 1266 232 1 418084 2192286 2535 852 1 089 790 1153 78 4 548 328 5 107 72
Transportation for investment-Cr............. 81 785 28602 95 171 119 058 73208 77826 285 191 261528 56 600 54421 414 999 393 775
Railway operating xpeis.................... 31339026 30240040 43580046 41723778 32577997 30009684 52236106 48257817 21266795 19973710 106 08098 98241211
Net revenue fro railway operations ...................... 10403136 11 458 698 20 381709 22292572 17 529,9 22 16013371 16708 530 18064616 6664391 6942 342 40902 43 41020329
Railway tax acruals....... 3479 754 2935148 6 222 128 5 495 713 4 343 623 3 058 390 5 084 282 4741412 1938 500 1571239 11 366 405 9371 041
Railway operating inooa.........-. ...... 6923 382 8523550 14 159581 16796859 13185699 12954981 11624248 13323204 4725891 5371103 29535838 31649288
quip t ren-r. balance. ......... ........ 336 433 506 402 0 15 3 1 30 72 2662 921 2480246 1 028 996 1 131 856 4 987220 4 972626
Joint facility rent-Dr. blanoe. 168 740 207 464 356 266 59 2 9530 485 241 526 792 356 205 348 904 1 108 039 1 170999
Net railway operating inoom.............. 6418209 7809684 14218 380 16 532575 11623 803 11 298954 6476086 10316 166 3 340 690 3890343 23440579 25 505463
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) --.....-... 75.06 72.52 68.13 65.18 65.02 65.21 75.77 72.76 76.14 74.21 72.17 70.54
Depreciation included in operating xpoes--- 192149 1964005 3142 058 3 169118 1793 814 1756 257 3171573 3 005890 1120172 1 128 549 6 085 559 5 890 696
Total maintenance before depreiation 11636 698 11222942 16 817 429 16 014 595 12309046 11 268982 19177860 17727 097 8 131596 7730895 39618502 36 726974
Net railway operating inoome before dpreciato 8339648 9773 689 17 360 438 19701693 13417 617 13055 211 11647 659 13322056 4460 862 5018 892 29 26 138 31396159
a Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Includes charges under the requirements of the Social Seourity Act of 1935 In the total amount of (3,432,98; also inoludee charges and credits resulting In a net charge of 3,332.544, because of provisions of the Carriers Taxing Act of
1937, approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an excise tax upon carriers and an Income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress). The charges and credits wel Are not
handled in a uniform manner by all the carrier and eparatetotals are not available d or h noe.
2/ Inludes charges in the total amount of 05,330,07 ltemizede a follows: 1,19,18 for taxes under the requirements of the Social security Act of 1935, and $3,80,$88 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and ant ncooe tax upon ther employee, and for other purposes. (Publlo No. 40X, 71th Congress).
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 137 monthly report of revenue and expenses representing 141 ClaM I steam railways

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 1937 AND 193


Item United States New England Region / Gret Lakes Region Central Eatern Region Easten Ditrim t Pocahonte Regi

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936
Average number of miles operated...............----- 235 555 236 361 6 985 7064 26 475 26548 24771 24 909 58 231 58 521 6046 6 011
Revenues:
Freight-..-...........- ..$2.580 606 687.2 38a4 016 968 $83 243 942 $78 0474539 3 475.46941 .451443456 6535.925.892 $486 993988 $10943160775 &L016 485053 $1764204951 4170744 461
Pasenger---------- 334048245 307110582 27719 409 25 225 013 67732 009 64 233 905 87 850 388 83 72 931 183 301 806 173 191849 6 364 178 5 819 523
ail- ---- 71166146 68714306 3433693 3251655 114098 11093392 12342559 12105649 27216530 26450696 212346 2 108980
Exress. ....... ...... 43584569 42058267 2210180 2185755 392 156 7 88472 7306445 6782075 17908781 16850102 1045209 969519
Another transportation ...........................67 644251 62 944 537 3439 115 3 308335 18152855 17 391 593 13164501 12 238 916 34 756 469 352938 844 1452448 1 355055
Incidents....al-----------..........................................70749596 58356837 4165473 3 8235677 015 165 12176183 17467806 14552918 55648 444 30552778 2723930 2391590
Joint facility-Cr ..................................................9 036 109 8 304 904 935 836 77 006 641 111 681 568 1 206 481 1 112 295 2 781 428 2 569 869 150 843 204 350
Joint facility-Dr .............................................2394014 2 151 219 14640. 10 484 t24 227 401 458 65 235 59 133 504 102 471015 11 373 10785
Railway operating revenues............................. 3 174 641589 2 929355182 125 131008 116605 556 595e096 306 564 502 981 675 198 817 617459 639 1 395426 131 1 298 568 176 190269652 183560593
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.....................382 810 988 342 980 238 17 149 514 17 783 199 62 814 328 57 314 422 70 538 966 56 518 419 150 502 608 131 616 040 19 83355 192 19 042 955
Maintenance of equipment....... 631 032 894 577 359 469 21 489 654 20 00 l 319 122,366 996 114 120 710 142 160 862 126 497 206 286 017512 260 626 235 34 618 625 31 410 349
Traff-lo ---.------ ------- ..78743757 74420005 2228162 201 558 131431 78 12940988 13386812 12682553 29 046 552 27 639 073 3200 422 3 090 430
Transportation............................ ..---.....- 1 124 850 179 1 028 692 044 47 207 767 45 554 502 222;265 446 209 590 449 236 813 560 215 466 972 506 28 773 470 611923 43 092 668 40085 903
so n operations....................94987 26 379225 1766 143 1 482107 5 346 313 4787 387 6 562601 5 69966 13 675 057 1183.9 460 614456 439 020
General.n111 614 525 117 450 423 4 753 45 4 890 771 20 667 1 21 873229 21 514 582 24 850 451 46 935 108 51 614 41 5 25 850 5192 624
Transportation for investment--Cr ................ 3 944449 3 599 436 15 874 3995 )348 471 298 303 225480 118 539 587 825 420 837 14 7 347 60
Railway operating expenses.............-......... 2 356 057 531 28163 681988 94 580680 91730 441 446-541 321 420 328 876 490 751 844 441 467028 1051 873 785 953 5265345 106 447038 98 913821
Net revenue from railway operations........-----.... 818 584058 765 673 194 30 550 388 24 875 115 148J554 985 144 174105 184446 973 175 992611 363 552 346 345 041831 83 822 614 84 646 772
Ra2l1av tax accruals...-........................------- -. 251 604 812 0/231 707 583 9117439 8585700 46-121 679 39544568 58465493 50196953 11 704 611 98 327221 23642280 20967893
Railway operating income..................... .... 566979246 533965611 21452949 16289415 1028433306 104629537 125981480 125795658 249847735 246714610 60180354 63678879
Equipment rents-Dr. balance. ..........................71 105 328 70 115 336 4 582 646 4 275 565 1 17'062 481 17290911 8 388 410 10 463 888 30 0533 537 32 030 364 d467 4 125 582
Joint fail rent-Dr balan ......................27 424879 29 369 40 4 200 15 4 01 301 575 06 5 789 909 5 590 730 6 195 066 15 265 917 16 016 276 30
Net railway operating noonse.......-..-......_.. 468 449 039 434 482 735 12 650152 7 982549 79p`95 789 81 548 717 112 002340 109 136704 204 548 281 198 667970 63761 551 66442155
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............... 74.21 73.86 75.59 78.67 75.0o 74.46 72.68 71.50 73.95 73.-3 55.95 53.89
Depreciation included in operating expenses 146 84 342 145 157 859 4 720 076 4798 348 27 7 944 27 755 043 32 906566 30716 101 65 11458 6 269 492 10 876 129 10782115
Total aintenanoe before depreciation .. 866 959 540 775 181 868 33 918 892 32 99 170 15793 380 14 680 089 179 793 262 152 299 524 371 405 54 32 972 783 43 575 688 9 671 189
Net railway operating inoome beforedepreciation... 61533 381 579640594 17370 228 1780897 107-383 733 109303760 144 908 906 139 852 805 69 662 867 261 937 462 74 67 680 77 224 70


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1937 1936 1937 1936 37 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated............................ 38 741 38 914 44787 44925 46 090 46 258 56950 57 051 29495 89606 132 535 132 915
Revenues:
Freight .............. ........................19.050.347 .296..870.4 -495 479 l298 6467 614 615 5304782 826 6283 724 345 6471 057 288 6422 123 620 $215 178 500 194 069 335 991 018 614 4899 917 300
Passenger ...... -...-..........-......--...-................. 40129 14 35420 130 4649 892' 41 9 53 26 846 23 832413 62 625221. 54 851938 15 573480 13 994 729 104252 547 92 679080
mal ----....-...-.-. -................................................10 333 984 10065089 12457420 12174 069 8~16 318 8651931 16360941 15532436 6 194937 5905174 31492196 30089541
other trnsportaon 03 4 4 976 538 7 155 92 6 309 593 88 383 8 42 325 11 53 288 9 728 069 5 791 189 5550 706 25 731 860 2 696 100
Indental ...................................... 6 5856 0175 9 35-09 791 7 970 60 5 101890 s8 8 148 683 11 434443 9 040 751 3466 250 2 644 020 25 791 361 19 e33 454
Joint faility-Cr.................................. ............... 1 652 776 1 623 844 1 03 619 1 828 094 1695 864 8735 913 2 181 348 2 32 87 573 850 500 171 4 45106 5 906 941
Joint faoility-Dr ....... .................................... 195 139 185 292 206 512 196 077 87 094 213 817 680 360 1 250 605 15946 19 705 1 683 400 1 484127
Railway operating revenues......................... 391 289 397 362159 947 581 559 049 545720 540 364'573 S881 338 247 073 583 007 640 521 062676 250 074 8`8 225 756 717 1 197 656 409 1085066 466
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures................45 776 098 41 588 689 65 609 290 60 651 644 51;335 245 49 348 949 80 547 880 70721 220 54 615 965 30 662 385 166 699 090 150 732 554
aintenano of equipment .........................78 769 196 74 314 08 113 387 81 105 724 432 079859 62 356 601 115 617 563 105 09 523 45 330 139 43 558 698 231627 561 211008 822
Traffic-... ------------..........-- .................... 11576209 11289857 14776631 14380287 9053876 8457143 17190412 15607642 8676286 8335860 s34 920574 32400645
Trnportatio...............................1364 28 129 061 077 182 734926 169 146980 13170 123 122 856 534 217 920233 189284711 8640 24 76 791 896 435 850 480 388 933 141
Miscellaneous operations-...................... 3189057 2716241 3 803 513 3155261 3207803 2 794696 8 293 867 6976894 1969 597 1612914 13471267 11 384 04
General--....... ..... ----- 14 958 786 14 771 557 20191 636 19 964181 12508 679 12 855 576 21 499 047 22 534 187 10 479 855 10 484 028 44487581 45871791
Transportation for investment-Cr... 438 335 236 402 583 510 583 862 587 829 559 129 1 538 170 1 420 106 647 115 615 502 2 773114 2594737
Railway operating expenses.................... .... 293473 269 273 505 102 399 920 307 372418923 277367756 258 108 370 459 530 832 408 798 071 187 364851 170830279 924 263 439 837736720
Net revenue from railway operations .- 97 816 128 88 654 845 181 638 742 173 301 817 87206 125 80 138 703 123476 808 112 264 605 62710037 54 926 438 273 392 970 247 329 746
Railway tax aocruals....-----............. 30 463368 26 444 86 54 105 648 47 412 755 26 407 247 28 509 265 43 229 016 42496633 14 158290 14 961709 83 794553 85 967607
Railway operating inoome ............. 67 352 760 62 209983 127 533 094 125 888 862 60 796 878 51 629 438 80247 792 69 767972 48 551 747 39964729 189598417 161 362 139
equipment rents--Dr. balance-------------....................... 7 825 679 7 110197 154 356 2 986 615 6975 242 7 85377 19147146 16527133 11795047 10683847 37 917 435 35096 357
Joint facility rent-Dr. balanoe--........-- 1 777 838 2195580 2 867 S44 3 555 886 1 990 567 2 350 537 4 260434 4 460 498 3040017 3006 3843 9291 018 9797 378
Net railway operating income.............................. 57 749 243 52 904 8206 121 510794 119 346 361 51 833 069 41 413 524 56 840 212 48 780 341 33 716 683 26 274 539 142 389 964 116 46d 404
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .-............. 75.00 75.52 68.77 66.84 76.08 76.31 78.62 7.145 71.92 75.67 77.17 77.21
Depreciation included inoperatingexpenses....... 17274353 17894134 28 150482 28676249 15952253 15 928 432 27 668 244 27119185s 998797 10164 501 53 619 274 532 12I118
Total maintenance before depreciation ........... 107270941 98 008638 150 846629 137679 827 106062871 95777 118 168 497 199 148 695 558 70 147 307 64056 582 344707377 308529 258
Net railway operating inoome before depreciation.. 75 023 596 70 798 340 149 661 276 148 022 610 67 785 302 57 341 956 84 508 456 75 899 526 43 715 480 36 439 040 196 009 8 169 680 522
/ Doee not include Boston & Allbany, the revenues and expenaee of which are included with Now Yor Central returns in Great Lakes Region. -15472-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:- 17
Includes charges under the requilreents of the Social Security Act of 1935 In the total amount of 29,645,706; al8o Iolude charges and credits resulting in a net charge o 6,227.965, because of provisions of the Carrire Taxing Act o
1937', approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an excise tax upon carriers oan an ipnome tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 1400, 74th Congress). The charges and credits were not
handled In a uniform manner by all the oarrilers and separate totals are not available.
o/ Includes charges in the total amount of 60,3 8,837 Itemized as follows: $13,113,727 for taxes under the requirements of the social SecurIty Act of 1935, and $27,275,110 under the reqUirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purpose. (Public No. 1400, 7l4th Congr4js).
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS 1 STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 1)7 monthly reports of revenues and expense representing 141 Class I steam railways

FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER,1937 AND 1936


Statement No. M-100
OCTOBER,1937


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern Distriot Pocahonts Region
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 19361937 193 7 196 19376 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at close of month............ 235 173 235 981 6 976 7 053 26 393 26 540 24 753 24 840 58 122 58 433 6045 6 025
Revenues:
Freight- ........------- .......... $307104481 $325909271 9 177 492 $9981107 $54711265 $58435887 $59 033 103 $64904096 (122921860 $133321090 $21838256 $23 940117
Passenger........... ..........-.... 35510130 33912341 2942744 2 889469 7268697 6797475 9398336 9295423 19609777 18982367 693661 655 355
Ma.il.. ......................... 8281469 8 307 268 386 440 391 254 1332992 1326 675 1454220 1461116 3173652 3179045 234 419 244 378
Exaress5.... 335682 6576439 287 119 372008 1097858 1357040 993637 1251934 2378614 2980982 129660 166 526
Another transportation ....... .. 7921 138 8 086 753 367 824 395 224 2 070 770 2 063 160 1 402 924 1 536 239 3 841 518 3 994 623 156 904 163 862
Incidental....................... 8117165 7747 417 459 841 452 553 1 579 731 1 565 890 2076071 2030705 4115 643 4049148 344 078 334 416
Joint facility-Cr .... 981 574 980448 95 948 74 737 77 570 75 794 116 602 127 056 290 120 277 587 7007 21 539
Joint facility-Dr ..........-.... .- 325 826 218 634 1 716 1 590 46 104 44 374 6 152 5029 53 972 50 993 987 979
Railway operating revenues.................. 372925 813. 391301 303 13 715 692 14 554762 68092 779 71577 547 74468 741 80601540 156277212 166 733 849 23402998 25 525 214
Expenses:
Maintenance of ay and strutures ..42843 518 41760624 2064 520 1684374 7 412 201 7 191 266 7 310 520 7 601 288 16787241 16 476 928 2102358 2 369058
Maintenance of equipment ---.............--- 69 b75830 69644547 2609938 2330565 14051953 13992026 14493869 15968111 31155760 32290702 4150217 3973425
Traffio........... ....... 8843 420 8415 328 231 508 218 777 1 565 886 1487 712 1537 922 1 469 948 3335 316 3 176 437 370140 346 066
Transportation -.. --........ 1355118146 125543 321 5451 439 5 173047 26 760575 24486828 27 302155 25805970 59514169 55465845 5196702 4943909
Miscellaneous operations.........3............... 3 523 682 3 118 216 194 714 167 562 611 773 592 514 776 045 719 268 1 582 532 1 479 344 65 873 56 644
General ---- ........ ...11125 835 13 209 577 479 575 549 644 2 085 076 2 437 247 1814 583 2 790 819 4 379 234 5 777 710 528 902 585 145
Transportation for investment-Cr................ 673 077 656 960 2 416 698 44 644 42 114 177 726 63 753 224 786 106 565 12 026 60019
Railwayoperating expenses.............................. 270357354 261034653 11029278 10123271 52442820 50145479 53057368 54291651 116529466 114560401 12402166 12214228
Net revenue from railway operations 102 568 459 130 266 650 2686 414 4 431491 15 649 959 21 432 068 21411 373 26 309889 39747 746 52 173 448 11000 832 13310986
Railway tax acoruals ......... .............. / 29 467 695 o/ 28545 023 955560 982160 4410957 4758128 6977848 7 104546 12344365 12844834 2 523677 2499807
Railway operating income..................... 73100764 101721627 1730854 3449 331 11239002 16673940 14433525 19205343 27403381 59328614 8477155 10811 179
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoe........... --.. 9232015 8552645 502144 494709 1998254 2098535 882411 877723 3382809 %3470967 d 632 014 602839
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.... --- ....... 3121 303 3 359 610 485 844 460 456 623 942 650 225, 618 146 755 046 1727 932 1 865 727 125 753 136 338
Net railway operating income ---...... ........ 60747446 89809372 742866 2494166 8616806 13925180 12932968 17 572 574 22292640 33991920 8983416 11277680
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).............. 72.50 66.71 80.41 69.55 77.02 70.06 71.25 67.36 74.57 68.71 52.99 47.85
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 16 737 620 16 199 500 517 055 525 920 3115 585 3 074 593 3 836 456 3 562 070 7 469 096 7 162 53 1 226 963 1 224 267
Total maintenance before depreciation 95 681 728 95 205 671 4 157 403 3 489 019 18 348 569 18 108 699 17 967 933 20 007 329 40 473 905 41605 047 5 025 612 5 118 216
Net railway operating income before depreciation... 77 485 066 106 008 872 1 259 921 3 020 086 11 732 391 16 999 773 16 769 424 21 134 644 29 761 736 41 154 503 10 210 319 12 501 947


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Miles of road operated at close of month ...... ...- 38 722 38 829 44 767 44 854 45 997 46 143 56 867 56 984 29 420 29 567 132 284 132 694
Revenues:
Freight................. ..-----..... ...----. $36880 487 $39247258 $58718743 $63187375 $36 885 989 $42 177 501 $61469051 $61723710 $25108838 $25499595 $125463878 $129400806
Passenger.... 3.................. ....-.-. ----- 3 735 121 3556657 4428 782 4 212 012 2666 045 2647999 6 915 910 6 186 174 1889 616 1883 789 11471 571 10717962
ail.................. .........--.---- .-- 1189200 1 195 407 1423 619 1 439 785 1016 553 1 019 012 1 945 874 1 977 539 721 771 691 887 3 684 198 3688438
ross............-----........................................ 801 572 1001 783 931 232 1 168 5309 564 864 673 296 1 040 504 1 254 299 420 468 499 553 2 025 836 2 427148
Other transportaton................................. 756742 775 820 913646 939 682 1027 057 1 138 819 1 382 321 1284118 756 596 729 511 3165 974 3152 448
Incidental ..-...--..- ........- -658 268 602 301 1002346 936 717 1230894 1316 315 1 344489 1 10596 3 423 793 339274 2999176 2761552
Joint facility-Cr--- ---- ... 116 996 167 438 124 003 188 977 228 681 123136 272 458 317 237 66 312 73 511 567 451 5138684
Joint facility-Dr.---- ------..... 21 723 20113 22 710 21 092 155 867 23 896 91 367 121 421 1 910 1 232 249 144 146 549
Railway operating revenues........................ 44116663 46526551 67519661 72051765 4 464216 49072182 74279240 73727619 29385484 29715888 149128940 152515689
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ......0......0.... 073 684 5016 809 7 176 242 7 385 867 5 637 956 5592 353 9 123 434 8385 063 4 118 645 3920413 18880035 17 897 829
Maintenance of equipment......................... 8716795 9393064 12867012 13366489 7058932. 6769333 13118494 12014875 5375 632 5203148 25553058 23987356
Traffic.-............... 1 246 759 1 283698 1616 899 1629 764 997 492 924 758 1 905 506 1 736 070 988 207 948 299 3 891 205 3609 127
Transportation ................................ 16284857 15302560 21481 559 20246469 16185643 15517082 27375237 24 729668 10 561 538 9584257 54122418 49831007
Miscellaneous operations.................... 289 519 260 413 355 392 317 057 365143 307 137 969 059 815932 251 556 198 746 158,5 758 1321815
General -----....... ......... ........ 593 57 1 693 083 2 122 559 2 278 228 1 318 670 1 459 087 2 234 200 2 563 713 1 071 172 1 130 839 4 624 042 5 153 639
Transportation for investment-Cr-.........-.. .... 32 186 32 972 44 212 92 991 97 415, 87 144 241 834 323 667 64 830 46 593 404 079 457 404
Railway operating expenses ............................. 33 173 285 32916 655 45 575 451 45 130 8653 31466 421 30 482 606 54 484 096 49 921 654 22 301 920 20939 109 108252437 10134355369
Net revenue froa railway operations ....10 943 378 13 &09 896 21 944 210 26 920 682 13 997 795 18 589 576 19 795 144 23 805 965 7 083 564 8 776 779 40 876 503 51 172 320
Railway tax accruals................... ........ 3 388 053 3 237 129 5 911 730 5 736 936 3 708 903 3 354 751 5 519 639 5 015 856 1 983 056 1 592 646 11 211 600 9 963 253
Railway operating inome................... 7 555325 10372767 16032480 21183946 10288 892 15234825 14275505 18790109 5100506 7 184 133 29664903 41209067
Equipment rents-Dr. balance--.....- ..-..- 705 741 671 510 73 727 68671 1359 227 1305 588 3247 315 2631 200 1168 937 1 076 219 5 775 479 5013 007
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ............................ 46 639 265 926 372 392 402 264 240 413 249 377 438 492 491 670 342 074 350 572 1020 979 1091 619
Net railway operating inoome-......................... 6602945 9435331 15 586 361 20713011 8689252 13679860 10589698 15 667 239 3589495 5757342 22868445 355104 441
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ................ 75.19 70.75 67.50 62.64 69.21 62.12 73.35 67.71 75.89 70.46 72.59 66.45
Depreciation included in operating expenses............. 1 923 637 1953 202 3 150 600 3 177 469 1 827 936 1 753 776 3 161 867 3 004 391 1 128 121 1 101 281 6117 924 5 859 448
Total maintenance before depreciationL.. ......... 11 867 042 12 456 671 16 892 654 17 574 887 10 868 952 10 607 910 19 080 061 17 395 547 8 366 156 8 022 280 38 315 169 36 025 737
Net railway operating income before depreciation... 8526582 11 388533 18736961 23890480 10517 188 15433636 13751 565 18671 630 4717616 6 858623 28986369 40963889

/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are Included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Includes charges under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935 in the total amount of $3,458,962; also includes charges and credits resulting in a net charge of $3,555,577, because of provisions of the "Carriers Taxing Act of
1937", approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public NO. 400, 74th Congress). The charges and credits were not
handled in a uniform manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
c/ Includes charges in the total amount of $6,138,904 itemized as follows: $1,562,789 for taxes under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935, and 84,576,115 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 137 monthly report of revenue and expenses representing 141 Clas I steam nrilway

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1937 AND I3S


United States New England Region A/ Great Iakes Region Central Eastern Region Easter District Pocahontas Region
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated..............._-- 2535 514 236 318 6984 7 063 26467 26 547 24 770 24 900 58221 58 510 6 046 6 013
Revenues:
Freight--...- .....................287 911 167 (2 709 926 239 092 421434 $88 028646 (5298658 205 $509 879 413 0594958 995 $551 898 084 1 217 238 634 6(1149 806 143 $198 259 207 $194 684 578
Passenger.. -.....--. 69 558 376 341 022 924 30662154 28114 482 756000 707 71 031 381 97 248 723 93 028 54 202 911 584 192174217 7 057 839 6 474 878
Mail....._--.........- ----................. 79447 616 77 021 574 3 820133 3 642 909 12773 290 12 420 067 13 796 760 13 566765 30 390183 29 629 741 2 57 885 2 353 358
Express_ -. ..--...... .48 920 250 48 634 704 2 497 298 2 555 762 9 0490 014 9 241 311 83 00 082 8 034 009 20 287 394 19 831 082 1 174 869 1 136 045
All other transportation..... ..75 565 390 71 031 290 3 806 939 3 703 559 20:225 624 19 454753 14 567 425 13 775 155 38 597 988 36933 467 1 609 352 1 496917
Incidental.................-..... --. 78 866 761 66104 256 4 625 314 4 276 231 15594 896 13 742 074 19 543 877 16 583 623 39764 087 34 601 928 3068008 2726006
Joint facility-Cr.... .........................10 017 683 9 285 354 1 029 784 850743 718 681 757 363 1323 083 1 239 352 3 071 548 84'7 458 157 850 225 789
Joint facility-Dr .................. -_... 2 719 840 2 369 854 16 356 12 014 p470 331 445 833 71 387 64 162 558 074 522 009 12 360 11764
Railway operating revenues..................... 5547 567 403 3 320 656 487 138 646 700 131 160 318 663 189 086 636 080529 749 667 558 698061180 1 551 703344 1465 02027 213 672650 209085 807
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..-. ... 425 654 505 384 740 861 19 213 834 19 467 573 700226 529 64 505 688 77 849 485 64 119 706 167 289 848 148 092 967 21 935 550 21 412 013
Maintenance of equipment.. 700 608 725 647 004 037 24 099 592 22 338 884 136'418 949 128 112 757 156 654732 142 4655317 317 17 3273 292 916 938 38 768 842 35 383774
Traffic---o- --........ 87 587176 82 835 332 2459 670 2234 315 14997 464 14 428 693 14 924733 14152 501 32381 867 30 815 509 3 570 562 3436 496
Tr rtation...........................-....... 159968324 1 154 235 365 52659 205 50727548 249024 021 234 077 277 264 115 715 241 272 943 565 798 941 526 077 768 48 289370 45 029 812
sollaneous operations..........................34 473 520 29 497 441 1 960 858 1 649 670 5958 086 5379 900 7 338 646 6289234 15257590 13 318804 680 329 495 664
General .... .-_ 122 740 161 130 660 001 5 233 029 5440 415 22 752208 24 310 476 25 329 106 27 641271 51 314 343 57 392 168 5 761 752 5777 769
Transportation for investment--Cr .......... 4 617 525 4 256 396 16 290 4693 393 115 340 417 403 205 182 292 812 610 527 402 157 201 407 479
Railway operating expenses..................2626414886 2424716641 105 609 898 101 853 712 4981984 142 470,474 354 543 809212 495758680 1148403252 1068086746 118 649 204 111 128 049
Net revenue from railway operations -._............. 921 152 517 895939 846 33236802 29306606 164204 944 165606 175 205858 346 202302 500 403300092 3978215281 94 823446 97 957 758
Railway tax anruals..._.................... 279498 972 o/ 260 252 609 10 073 000 9 567 860 50532 636 44 302697 63 869 804 57 301500 124 475440 111172 057 26 165957 23 467 700
Railway operating income.......-- -- 641653545 635687237 23163802 19738746 113672 308 121 303478 141988542 145001 000 278 824652 286043224 68 657489 74490058
Equipment rents--Dr. balance.......................... 80337 343 78665980 5084790 4770273 19060735 19 389446 9270821 11 341611 33416 346 35501 330 d 5 303 337 4 726421
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance- 30 546182 32 729 151 4685995 4491758 6 098978 6440135 6 208876 6950111 16 993 849 17 882004 1 215 859 1 496 644
Net railway operating income..-...--..-..--- 530770020 524292106 13 393017 10476715 881512 595 95473 897 126508845 126709278 228 414457 232659890 72744967 77719835
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............ 74.03 73.02 76.06 77.66 75.24, 73.96 72.54 71.02 74.01 72.69 55.62 53.15
Depreciation included in operating expenses .._.... 163 621 963 161 357 159 5 237 131 5 324 268 306603 530 30 829 636 36 743 022 34 278 171 72 583 683 70 432 075 12 103 092 12 006 382
Total maintenance before depreciation... 962 641 267 870 387 539 38 076 295 36482 189 176041 948 161 788 789 197 761195 172306852 411 679438 370577 830 48 601 300 44789 405
Net railway operating income before depreciation.. 694 391 983 685 649 465 18 630 148 15 800983 119;116 125 1265303533 163251867 160 987 449 300 998 140 503 091 965 84 848059 89 726 217


Southern Region Southern District Northwetern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Watem District
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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated ................-..... 38 738 38 904 44 784 44 917 46 080 46 246 56 941 57 043 29488 29 602 132 509 132 891
Revenues:
Freight..----.---.-.-----_--.... $3---- 55930834 $336117412 $554 190041 $530801990 $343668815 $325 901 846 $532 526 339 $483 847 330 (240287 338 $219 568930 $ 116482492 21 029 318106
Passenger... ............................ 43 864835 38 976787 50 922674 45 451 665 28719 891 26 480 412 69 541 131 61038112 17463096 15 878 518 115 724 118 10 397 042
Mail-....._. ..-- ........-....-...............11 525 154 11 260 496 13 881 039 13 613 854 9952 871 9 670943 18 306 815 17 509975 6 916 708 6 597 061 355176 394 33777979
ress....... .................................... 8829 982 8812252 10004 851 9 948 297 54178934 5 479 576 9 715 975 9 763909 3 733096 3 611 840 18 628005 18 855 325
Other transportation-- ---- 6460216 5752 358 8 069 568 7249275 9 614 440 9 562144 12 735 609 11 006 187 6 547785 6280217 28 897834 26848 548
Incidental. ......... ....................... 7244 129 6 181 316 10 312 137 8 907 322 12121 562 9 464998 12 778 932 10146714 3 890 043 2 985 294 28 790537 22595 006
Joint facility-Cr .---- .. 1 769 772 1 791 282 1 927 622 2 017 071 1:924 545 997 049 2 453 806 2 850 094 640162 573 682 5 018 5135 420 825
Joint facility-Dr ...... ........... ............ 216 862 205 405 229222 217 169 1142961 237 713 771 727 1 372026 17856 20937 1 932544 1 630616
Railway operating revenues..................-...- 435406 060 408 686 498 649 078710 617772 305 4101038 097 387 319255 657 286 880 594 790295 279460 372 255472605 1 346785349 1237582155
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures................ 50 649 982 46 605 498 72 785 552 68017 511 56 973201 54 941302 89 671 314 79106 283 38 934610 34582798 185 579 125 168 630 383
Maintenance of equipment .............. 87 485991 83 707147 126 254833 119 090921 77 738 791 69 125 934 128 736 057 117108 398 50 705771 48 761 846 257 180 619 234 996 178
Traffic ---- ----..... .12 822 968 12 573 555 16 393 530 16 010051 10051 368 9 381 901 19095 918 17 343 712 9 664493 9 284159 38 811 779 36009 772
Transportation -- ... ..... 155 927 115 144 363 637 204 216 485 189 393 449 147355 766 138 373 616 245 295470 214 014 379 97 301 662 86 376 153 489 952 898 438764 148
Miscellaneous operations...................... 3478576 2976654 4158905 3472318 3572946 3101833 9262926 7792826 2221153 1811 660 15057025 12706319
General- --.......- --.- 16552443 16464640 22314195 22242409 13827349 14312 663 23 733247 25097900 11551027 11614867 49111623 51025430
Transportation for investment-Cr ................. 470521 269 374 627 722 676 853 685244 646 273 1 780 004 1 743773 711 945 662 095 3177 193 3 052 141
Railway operating expenses..................... 326 646 554 306421757 445495758 417549 806 308 834177 288 590976 514 014928 458 719725 209666 771 191769388 103251587-6 939 080089
Net revenue from railway operations .............. 108 759 506 102 264 741 203 582 952 200 222 499 101 203 920 98 728 279 143 271 952 136 070 570 69 793 601 63 03 217 314 269473 298 502 066
Railway tax accruals____ .--- ........ 33 851421 29 681991 60 017 378 53149 691 30116151 31 864 016 48 748 655 47512 490 16141 348 16554355 95 006 154 95 930 861
Railway operating income.....-...... ... 74908085 72582750 143 565 574 147072 808 71087 769 66 864263 94 523297 88558080 53652253 4714886 219263 319 202571205
Equipment rents-Dr. balance. .... 8531 420 7 781707 3 228 083 3 055'286 8.334469 9 190965 22 394 461 19158 333 12 963 984 11 760 066 43 692914 40 109 364
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ................ 2024477 2 461506 3240 336 3 958 150 2!230 980 2 579914 4 698 926 4 952168 5 382091 3 356 915 10311997 10 888 997
Net railway operating income ................... 64 352 188 62339537 137097155 140059 372 60522 320 55093384 67 429 910 64 447 579 37 306178 32031881 165258408 151572 844
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -............ --75.02 74.98 68.64 67.59 75.32 74.51 78.20 77.12 75.03 75.06 76.67 75.88
Depreciation included in operating expenses....... 19197 990 19 847336 31 301082 31 853718 17 780 169 17682 208 30 630111 3012576 11 126 918 11 265 782 59737198 59 071566
Total maintenance before depreciation. 119137 983 110465 309 167 739 283 155254714 116931 82 106 385028 17 577260 166091105 78 513463 72078 862 383 022546 344554995
Net railway operating income before depreciation.. 83 550178 82 186 873 168 398237 171 913 090 78 302489 72775592 98 260021 94 571 155 48433096 43297 663 224 995 606 210644410
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region. 154725-0 U. S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1937
SIncludes charges under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935 in the total amount of $33,104,616; also includes charges and credits resulting in a net charge of 20,022,323, because of provisions of the "Carriers Taxing Act of
1937., approved June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress). The charges and credits were not
handled in a uniform manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
g/ Includes charges in the total amount of 6$6,556,831 itemized as follows: 1i4,676,483 for taxes under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935, and $31,680,348 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Publio No. 400, 74th Congress).
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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1934 1937 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at lose of month............. 235 104 235 657 6 976 7 040 26 361 26 533 24 753 4 639 58 090 58 412 6 6044 048
Revenues:
iht. ....... ............. 25668 572 (298 086 07 $7657 558 79369187 $47457011 55 580 724 47 542 391 659 594 219 102 656 960 $124 544 130 $18 046 635 22645 432
Passenger .. ...............3. .33317 859 32081 071 3 011 825 2955 894 7 055196 6 833 254 8 828 744 8 7(5 873 18 895 767 18 555 021 600 452 565378
mail .............................. 8132367 8 066 113 369 703 376310 '1270509 1254642 1476 387 1 48 039 3116 599 3 058 991 255 702 241 36
Exre ..................................... 4 030 480 5 355522 18560 277 804 64 934 1 155 527 701 019 1 05 637 1 b37 513 2 468 968 90 801 141 584
other transportation ....................... 6932201 7 463 687 350 819 394416 188 202 2028918 1 278 493 1 4 0733 3 514 514 3854067 146 417 164 451
noidental .................. ..... .... 684 035 6 588 805 446 072 457 713 1412891 1 422 374 1 658 854 1 74 673 3 517 817 3604 760 290 877 332 651
Joint facility-Cr r-- --- ........... .. 848645 1005 485 92 562 104 949 80022 67 079 77 827 14 736 250411 296 764 425 19 417
Joint facility-Dr ...... .. ..... 233 782 242 226 1 497 1 983 45 935 46 146 11196 i4 577 8628 52 706 1 360 1 003
Railway operating revenues............... 318180377 358 405 564 12113602 13934290 59764832 68276 372 61552 519 74 1 39 333 133 430 953 156 329 995 19437 949 24 108944
Expeanes:
Maintenance of way and structures ........ .. 36519126 35859734 1 562 419 1480545 6363963 5872739 6504826 6961553 14 431 208 14 314 837 1983 613 2121886
Maintenance of equipment. .................. 6 312 767 66485699 2 355 301 2138533. 13271225 13613 34 13420670 15 205 192 29047196 30957 559 3678 983 3638949
Traffito .. ..............-...-....... .. 8761 658 8 402 585 236 818 223234 1424 684 1449 353 1454 560 1444 389 311 62 32 116976 371 626 380392
Transportation ... ........ .. 124687 737 121770077 b 145 265 5019 727 25009 457 24 525923 25 049 685 25 448911 5 204 407 54 994 561 4 991 087 4 771 735
isllo operation .. ........... ......3. 3282064 3022 751 177546 183 338 611 107 574 064 749470 6 4666 1538123 1452 068 60857 53 662
enerl .......... 11259797 13090146 475189 527905 2087288 2428 121 1802937 2785 085 4365414 5741111 505 380 585627
Transportation for investment-Cr..--... 427802 456 769 2454 660 34 321 62126 33537 61 b25 70312 124611 7 489 49400
Railway operating expenses.......... ...... 249295347 248 174 223 9950084 9572622 48733403 48401 908 48948611 52477971 10763 098 110452501 11584057 11502871
Net revenue from railway operations................ 68 885 030 110 231 341 2163518 4 361 668 11 031 429 19 874 464 12603908 21 641 362 25 798 855 45 877 494 7 853 892 12606 073
Rallway tax saormals.- ...................... .-. .- .. /26 103 281 / 26 512 470 978423 965062 4761311 4616202 52998355 537 115 11039569 11418 379 1 757 55 2617306
Railway operating inoome...........-... .... 42781 749 83718871 1185 095 3396606 6 270 118 15 258262 7304073 15804247 14759286 34459115 6096367 9988767
Eqoipuent rents-Dr. balance........................................ 7 278 547 7951399 441341 519 252 1635 389 2237767 660 437 795 844 2737 167 3552863 667 16 d 654935
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ............... .. 062282 3 39095 468377 451451 543033 697 623 650731 723925 1 662 141 187299 1 -- 6
Net railway operating income ........... 32 440 920 72 376 522 275 377 2 425 903 4091 696 12 322 672 5992905 14 284 478 10 359 978 29033 253 6 651 122 10501 366
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............... 78.35 69.24 82.14 68.70 81.54 70.89 79.52 70.SC 80.66 70.65 59.60 1.7.71
Depreciation included in operatingexpenses...... 16 70 102 16 036 480 519 715 526 302 3144 242 3 081 451 3 594 041 3 3355 564 7 257998 6 963 317 1 229 246 1239 427
Total naintenano before depreolation ... .... 85261791 86 308953 3398005 3092776 16 490946 16 405 122 16 331 455 18811 181 36220406 38309 079 4433350 4521408
Net railway operating inome before depreciation.. 49011 22 68 413 002 795 092 2952205 7235 938 15404 323 9586 946 17640042 17617976 35996570 7880368 11 740793

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1937 1936 .1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at close of month ...... 38722 38 772 44 766 44 820 45 986 46 069 56 853 56 985 29 409 29 571 132 248 132 625
Revenues:
reFreoght..................... ........................... 33 925901 38 180 951 51972 536 50 826 383 $29 30 991 32 845 320 (51980 034 55 614 909 22 708 051 (24 255 565 04039 076 $112715794
Passenger.... ............................. ... 3 696 526 3 514108 4 296 97 4 079 486 378 553 2 311 221 6 091 521 5 41 502 1 655 040 1 674 641 10125 114 9 447 364
Mail.............. ............ ........... 1 195 415 1 201 631 1 451 117 1 442 667 998 182 1 007 546 1 859 962 1 8 082 706 507 688 627 3 564 651 3 564 455
eress .............................................. 687746 789 714 778 547 931 298 475 996 561 570 98 528 1 015 212 339 896 378 474 1714 420 1955 256
other tansprtation....................................... 616 719 698 317 763 136 862 768 853 969 955 866 1 211 784 145 921 588 798 645 065 2 654 551 I 2746 852
Incidental.........- .......................................... 608562 533 149 899 439 865 800 574 674 796 444 1 110 411 997 744 381 694 324 057 2066 779 2 118 245
Joint facility-Cr..................24178 169 095 132 603 188 512 125 963 127 314 274 326 330 591 65 342 62 304 465 631 520 209
Joint facility-Dr-. ............ ........-...-. 22018 21 550 23 378 22 555 63 012 21 219 87512 141 522 1 252 4 224 151 776 166 965
Railway operating revenues................ 40 833 029 45065415 60 270 978 69174 359 34695316 368584062 63339054 66 292439 26444076 28024709 124 478 446 132 901 210
Expenses:
Maintance of ay and structures....... ....... 4 880429 4595464 6 864 042 6717350 4406207 4280811 7033160 6991330 3784509 3555 406 15223876 14827 547
Maintenance of equipment ..... 753102 8 9 743 12432 085 12 468 692 6678 929 6 543 767 12171 055 11 494 652 4 983 502 5 021029 23 833 486 23 059 448
Traffic ................................ 1 307 796 1 277 410 1 679 422 1657 80 986 922 936 908 2 007 487 177 795 971 765 923 104 3 966 174 3 627 607
Transportation ....... ... 15 633 617 15 084 018 20 624 704 19 855 753 14 215 702 14 185 824 24 500 94 23 27 465 10 041 976 9 446 474 48 758 26 46 919 763
Miscellaneous operations... .... ..... ......... 286321 266 557 347178 320239 313511 283498 863 770 73065 219 482 203881 1 396 763 1 250444
General -..... ...................- 1620596 1 662 866 2125 976 2248 493 1 307 640 1 419447 2353 293 2 518870 1 107 474 1 162 225 4 768 407 5 100 542
Transportation for investment-Cr...................... 62 900 38 683 70 389 88 083 49 272 80 847 172 558 116 940 65 271 46 288 287 101 244 075
Railway operating expenses............................. 32418 961 31677375 44003 018 43180246 27 859 639 27 569 408 48757155 46706237 21043 437 20265831 97660231 94 541476
Net revenue fro railway operations..... .......... 8414068 13 388 040 16 267 960 25994 113 6 835 677 11 014654 14 581 899 19 56 202 5400 639 7 758 878 26 818 215 38359 734
Railway tax accruals......................................... 3 233 384 3254 927 4 990909 5 872233 3234880 2983724 5023 143 471 352 1 814 780 1526782 10072 803 9221 58
Railway operating income................................ 180 684 10 133 11 11277 051 20 121 880 3600797 8030930 9 b58 756 14 874850 3 885 859 6 232096 16 745 412 29 137 76
Equipment rents-r. balance.................. ..... 02 701 732 968 135 185 78 033 792720 974 167 2 417 276 2 11 361 1 196 199 1 224975 4 406 195 4 320 50
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance---............. 226 430 247 677 339 191 390 01 236 305 290 128 461 900 5 2888 362 745 334922 1060 950 1 127 138
Net railway operating income..........._._......... 4 151 553 9 152468 10 802 675 19653834 2 571 772 6766 635 6 679 580 12 250601 2026 915 4672199 11 278 267 23689435
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)................. 79.39 70.29 73.01 62.412 80.30 71.5 76.98 707 .9 .~9.5 72.31 7.l6 71.
Depreciation included in operating expenses.......... 1 959 743 1 951 777 3 188 989 3 191 204 1824 83 1 75707 3 165 293 30 53 132 991 1 104 028 6 123 115 5 881 959
Total maintenance before depreciation-... 11673788 11473430 16107138. 15 94 838 9 260305 9 07 500 16 038 922 15 45 19 7635020 7472407 32934247 32005C36
Net railway operating income before depreciation.. 6 111296 11 104 245 13991 664 22845 036 4 39 603 523 713 9844873 15271454 31.59906 5 776227 17401 382 29 571 394

/ oes not include Boston a Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are Included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Includes charges of $3,281,312 under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935; also includes charges and credits resulting in a net charge of (3,260.,82, because of provisions of the "Carriers Taxing Act of 1937", approved June
29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935,. leaving an excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress). The charges and credits were not handled in a uniform
manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
gf Includes charges in the total amount of $5,730,561 itemized as follows: $1,512,398 for taxes under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935, and $4,218,163 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled frm 137 monthly reports of revenues and expemes representing 141 Class I steam railway

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1937 AND 1936


NOVEMBER, 1937


United States New England Region a/ Great makes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahonts Region

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated.-............--...--- 235476 236277 6964 7060 26457 26545 24 767 24 895 58 208 58 500 6 046 6 016
Revenues:
Freight.... ....................... 146 79740 _5 008 012547 $100 078992 $97397833 $577315216 $565460138 $642501387 $611 492 303 1319 895 595 1 274 350274 $216305842 (217330010
Passenger ........- ....---------.... 402 876 236 373 104 795 33673 979 31 070 376 82 055905 77 864 635 106 077468 101 794 227 221 807 52 210 729 23 7658 291 7 040 256
m1Nail.... 87 579 984 85 087 686 4189 836 4 019 219 14 043 800 13 674 708 15273 147 14 994 804 33 506 783 32688 531 2 613 587 2 594 394
Ex res. ... ..---..-- 52950730 53 990228 2685858 2833567 10159948 10376839 9001101 9089646 21 824907 22300052 1265670 1 277 629
Another transportation..............--- ..... 82497 591 78 494 976 4 157 759 4.097976 22 108 825 21 483 669 15 845 918 15 205 888 42 112502 40787 53 1 755 769 1661 368
Incidental-... ---------- -- ...... 85 350794 72693 0 1 5071 385 4 733943 17007787 15164 448 21202730 18 308297 43 281 90 38206 688 3358885 3058 657
Joint facility-Cr -..........------......... 10 866 328 10 290 87 1 122 347 955 692 798 703 824 441 1400 909 1 364 087 3 321 959 3 144 220 166 275 245 206
Joint facility--Dr........................... 2 953 623 2 612 080 17 854 13998 516 266 491 978 82583 68 739 616 70 574 715 13 720 12769
Railway operating revenues................... 3 865747 70 3 679062 050 150 960 302 145 094 608 722 953918 704556900 811220077 772180513 1685134297 1 621632021 233110599 233194 751
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures........------- 462 173631 420600595 20 776253 20 948 118 76 590492 70 578 427 84 354311 71081259 181 721056 162407 804 23 919 163 2 553 899
Maintenance of equipment -....- --- 765 921491 713 489 733 26 454 893 24 477 416 149 690 174 141726 569 170 075401 157 670 509 346 220 468 32 874 49 42 447 825 39 022 725
Traffico... ..---------.......... .... 96348834 91237919 2696488 2457550 16422148 15 878 047 16379293 15596 890 55497929 533952487 3942188 3 816 888
Transportation.--- ............................. 84 556061 1 276 005441 57 804 70 55 747 275 274 035 478 258 60200 289165400 266721853 621003 548 581072 328 53280457 49801 547
Miscellaneous operations.... ............... 37 755 584 32 520 193 2 138 404 1 833 008 6 569 193 5 953 964 8 088 116 6 983 901 16 795 713 14 770 87 741 186 549 346
General ... ...... ....... 133 999 957 143750150 5 708 218 5 968 321 24 639 495 26 738 599 25 132 043 50 426 356 55 679 756 63 133 276 6267 132 6 363 396
Transportation for Investmnt--Cr. 5 045 5327 4 713167 18 744 5 354 427436 402 544 436 742 244 117 882922 652 015 164 690 456 879
Railway operating expenses..................2 2 875710231 2 672 890864 115 559 982 111 426 334 547 717544 518 876262 592757822 548 236 651 1 256 035 348 1 178 539 247 130433 261 122 630920
Net revenue from railway operations...................... 990 037 549 1006 171 186 35 400 520 33 668 274 175 236 374 185 480 638 218 462 255 223 943 862 429 098 949 445 092 774 102 677 338 110 563 831
Railway tax accruals--..-.. ... b/305 602 252 o/286 765 079 11 051 422 10532 922 55 293 946 48 918 899 69 169 640 63 158 615 155 515 008 122590 436 27 923 482 26 085 006
Railway operating income...................... 684 45 297 719 406 107 24 348 898 23 135 352 119942428 136561 739 149292 615 160 805 247 293 585 941 320502 338 74 753 856 84 478 825
Equipment rents-Dr. balance...-............................ 87 615 890 86 617 378 5 526 131 5 289 526 20 696 124 21 627 211 9 9531258 12137 455 561535 13 59 054 192 d 5 970 853 d 581 56
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ..-..---.-- ..... 33 608464 36 120100 5 154 5372 4 943 208 6 642 011 7 137 758 6 859 607 7 674 056 18 655 990 19 755 00o -- 328-~2U -13 8
Net railway operating income...................... 565 210943 596 668 629 13 668 395 12 902 618 92 604293 107796 770 152 501 750 140 993756 238 774438 261 693 144 79 396 089 88 221 201
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ..................... 74.39 72.65 76.55 76.80 75.76 73.67 73.07 71.o0 74.51 72.68 55.95 52.59
Depreciation included in operating expenses-.......- 180 192 066 177 395 857 5 756 846 5 850 570 33 747 772 353 911 086 40 357 063 37 633 734 79 841 681 77 395 390 15 52 358 13 245 809
Total maintenance before depreciation....---- 1047 903 056 956 696 471 41474 300 39 574 964 192 532 894 178 193 910 214 092 649 191 118 034 448 099 843 408 886 908 553 034 650 49 310 815
Net railway operating income before depreciation. 743 403 009 774 062 486 19425 241 18 753 188 126 5352 065 141 707 856 172 838 813 178 627 490 518 616 119 335 08 534 92 728 427 101 467 010


Ite Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Westem Region Sothwestern Region Western Ditrict
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated....................... 38 737 38 892 44783 44908 46 072 46 231 56 934 57 039 29 479 29 599 132485 152 869
Revenues:
Freight...................................................$589 656 735 $374 298 36 3 606 162 577 $591 628 373 73 019 806 558 747 166 $584 506 573 $539 462 239 262 995 389 6243 824 495 $1 220 521 568 #1 142 03 9.00
Passenger ........... ........ .. ........................ 47 561 361 4249085 55219652 49531151 1098444 28 791 65 75 652652 66 499 614 19 118 16 17555 159 125 849 252 112 844 406
Mail--...............---...--................---.............. 12 718 569 12 42 127 15 552 156 15 056 521 10 951 053 0 678 489 20 166 777 19 378 057 7 62 215 7 285 888 58 741045 37 42 454
Express ............................. ........... 517 728 601966 10 78 398 10 879 595 5 654930 6041146 10 614503 10 779121 4 072992 3 990 314 20 342425 20 810 581
All other transportation ................................... 7 076 935 6 450 675 8 8352 704 8112 043 10 468 409 10 518 010 15 947 393 12 152 108 7 136 583 6 925 282 31 552 85 29 595 400
Incidental-- ................................................. 7852 691 6714 465 11211576 9 77 122 12 696 236 10261 442 13 889 343 11 144 458 4 271 737 307 351 30 857 16 24 715 251
Joint facility-Cr -------...........................- 1 893 950 1 960 377 2 060225 2 205 583 2 050 508 1 124 563 2 728 152 3 180685 705 504 635 986 5 484 144 4 941 054
Joint facility-Dr.......... 238 880 226955 252 600 259 724 1 205 973 258 932 859 259 1 51 548 19 108 25 161 2 084 320 1 797 641
Railway operating revenu-......................... 476 239 089 455 751913 7093 496688 686 946 664 444 735 413 425 90317 720 625 934 661 082 734 305 904448 283497314 1471265795 1370483365
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-......................... 55 750411 51 200962 79 649 574 74 754 861 61 579 408 59 222 115 96 704474 86 097 615 42 719 119 58 158 204 200 805 001 183 457 950
Maintenance ofequipent ...........................96 29 093 92536 890 13868618 151559 61 84417720 75 669 701 140 907 112 128 603 050 55 689 273 53 782 875 281 014 105 258 055 626
Traffic ............................................14130764 13 850965 18072952 17667 853 11038290 10 318 809 21105 405 19111507 10636258 10207265 42 777 953 39 637 579
Transportation aio .171 560732 159 447 655 224 841 189 209 249 202 161 571468 152 559 440 269 796 418 237 301 844 107 345 638 95 822 627 538 711 524 485 683 911
Miscellaneous opraons ---.. ............ 764 897 5 245 211 4 506 083 3792 557 3 886 457 3 385 331 10126 696 8 555 891 2 440635 2015 541 16 4535 788 13 956 765
Generaltti r .. -------... 18 1753 09 18 127 06 24 440 171 24 490902 15134 989 15732 110 26 086 540 27 616 770 12 658 501 12 777 092 53 880 030 56125 972
Transportation for Investment-Cr......----- .. 533 421 308 057 698 111 764 956 734 516 727 120 1 952 562 1 860 713 777 216 708 383 3 464 294 3 296 216
Railway operating expenses-................... 359 065 515 538099132 489498776 460730052 356693 816 316 160384 562772083 505425962 230710208 212035219 1130176107 1033621565
Net revenue from railway operations..-----......... 117 173 574 115652781 2198 50912 226 216 612 108 039 597 109 742 93 157 855 851 155 656 772 75194240 71462 095 541087 688 336 861 800
Railway tax accal............. 7084805 32 936918 65008287 59 021924 33 351031 34 847 740 53 771 798 52223 842 17 956 128 18081 137 105 078957 105 152 719
Railway operating inoome....................- ....... 80088 769 82715 863 154 842 625 167 194 688 74 688566 74 895 193 104 082053 105 432 930 57 238 112 53380958 256 008 731 231 709 081
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.........------.........-....... 9 334 121 8 514 675 5 365 268 5 133 519 9 127 189 10165 1532 24 811 737 21 279 694 14 160 185 12 985 041 48 099 109 44 429 867
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 2 250 907 2 709 183 3 579 527 4 348 165 2 467 285 2 870 04 5 160 826 5 455 056 3 744 836 3 691 87 11 5 372 947 12 016 935
Net railway operating inoome.......----........ 68 503 741 71 492 005 141 899 830 159713206 65094092 61 860019 74 109490 76 698 180 39 33 093 36 704 080 176 556 675 175 262 279
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)-......... 75.40 714.51 69.01 67.07 75.71 74.23 78.09 76.45 75.42 714.79 76.87 75.42
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 21157 733 .21799 113 34 490 071 35 044 922 19 605 001 19 459 286 33 995 404 33 144 449 12 259 909 12 369 810 65 60 14 64 953 545
Total maintenance before depraion................. 130 811 771 121 938 739 185 346 421 171 249 552 126192127 115 452 528 203 616 182 18 556 214 86 148 483 79 551 269 415 956 792 376 560 011
Net railway operatinginoome before depreato.. 89 661 474 95 291 118 182 389 901 194 758 128 82 699093 81 299 305 1081 14894 109 842 629 51 593 002 49 073 890 242 596 989 240 215 824


Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region. 154725-0 U.S. OVERNMENT P
SIncludes chare o 6,86,013 under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935; also includes chages and credits resulting in a net charge of 23,282,718, because of provisions of the "Carriers Taxing Act of 1937", approved
June 29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 1935, levying an excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes. (Public No. 400, 714th Congress). The charges and credits were not handled in a
uniform manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
o Includes charges in the total. amount of 651,261,6n18 itemzed as follows: $16,189,363 for taxes under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935, and 5,075,455 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying
an excise tax upon carriers ad an income tax upon their employees, and for oher purposes. (Public No., 40, 7th Congress).
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DECEMBER, 1937


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES Or CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled mtn 137 moeitoy reports oa revenue lespismee eprMeseting 141 Clsm I steam afilwans

FOR THE MoNTH OF IDNBER,17 AMD NIM


United States New Einad Region A/ Great lake Region Central Esten &Begon asters Distrlet PoeshountA Region
Item en

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 196 19 3 1936 i 1937 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at lose of month-___.. 235 052 235 665 6 976 6 996 26 356 26 524 24 757 24 100 58 0E 58 320 6 042 6 048
Revenue: '
Freight .................................-.-------- 231 328683 99 111202 7 475 98 10 148 409 1842 657175 858901089 $42983804 (60964 073 #93316967 130 013 571 $16268772 $20754 757
Passenger -...-..... ...................... 39 933 071 39 260890 3 263 477 3 278 184 542 756 8 375 39 1 9 811 236 9 994 089 21 617 469 21 645 66 781 886 808 107
Mail........ ---...................... 10403897 10454997 482 923 4723519 1 655 671 1 640446 1 772 952 1 819 144 3 911 546 5 931 909 287 91 278906
Express............... ..... ...... ........ 4 732 198 6 190 697 215 527 331 706 764 853 1 151635 714 600 1 116 906 1694 980 2 600 249 98 334 162 901
All other transportation....6.......... 661 321 8 390 102 356 646 392 093 1 729 357 2 072 495 1 139 455 1 439 121 3 225 458 3 903 709 230 576 228 990
Incidental -.___--..-........... 6 654 190 7 942 823 544169 536 035 1 399 265 1 402 602 1 603 637 1 57.4 056 35 47 071 3 512 693 205 498 230 791
Joint facility-Cr _..._...... ............ _.. 877 698 1 024 843 117 220 108 864 87 439 74 000 88 552 123 670 293 211 306 534 10 899 22 529
Joint facility-Dr-.............................. 270 237 241 149 1 768 1916 52 805 46 033 11 958 4601 66 531 52 750 1 088 1 113
Railway operating revenues.................. 300 320 821 372 134 405 12454182 15263692 56 983 711 73 571629 58 102 278 77 026 260 127 540 171 165861581 17 882 466 22 485 661
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures...... 33419 418 33 847 453 1610249 1406 284 6 636 123 6 025 368 5 693 761 6 150 964 13 940 133 13 582 616 1696 752 1669 544
Maintenance of equipment..................60 789 043 69 315 874 2 264 380 2 366 750 13 185 919 13 950334 12446 783 16 746 518 27 897 082 33 063 02 3 361 637 3 674 641
Traffic.............. ................................... 9 129 446 8 800 430 233 464 268 186 1 521 908 1 486 945 1529 891 1518 32 3 285 263 3 273 663 390 01 356 008
Transportation.................................... 125 717 363 128 929 359 5 383 286 5 631 791 25 300 521 26 798 239 25 045 276 26 904 642 52 729 063 59 334 672 4 558 652 4 758 999
Miscellaneous operations...........3.3 530 062 3 393 497 198 289 202 021 652 315 628 949 784 266 760717 1 634 670 1 591 687 61 162 59 509
3General ... ..----.....---5 1 44 954 13 434 727 480 972 537 660 2 088 628. 2 508 392 1 880 210 2 821 585 4 449 810 5 867 637 562 409 652 67
Transportation for investnt-Cr..... .......576 194 441 827 5883 4021 44 208 36 793 162 175 328 171 212 266 368 965 30 552 20 365
Railway operating expenses .............. 243 354 092 257 279 513 10 164 757 10 408 671 49 341 206 51 361 434 47 218 012 54 574 767 106 723 975 116 344 892 10 600 073 11 150968
Net revenue from railway operations........ 56966729 114854892 2289 425 4855021 7 642 505 22210195 10884266 22 451473 20 816 196 49516669 7282 395 11334860
Railway tax aooruals........ ........ ........ 21 084 941 /32936 101 107 352 928 477 4 355 160 10 516270 4 47 041 5394947 8 940 553 16 839 694 1106 385 2 958422
Railway operating inoome........ ................... .. 35 881 788 61918 791 2182 073 3 926 544 3 287 345 11693 925 6 406 225 17 056 526 11 875 643 32 676 995 6 176 010 8 376 458
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ....... ............. 7405032 7 819 059 466 765 572 677 1902 355 2 128 368 803 455 642210 3 172 575 3 343255 d 410 680 d 674659
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ---.-- ......... 2 505 230 3 594196 403 877 566 691 213 396 713 781 664 376 723179 1281 64 2 003 651 14 68 116689
Net railway operating income.............. 25 971 526 70 505 536 1 311 431 2 787 176 1 171 594 8 851 776 4 938 394 15 691137 7 421 419 27 330 089 6 472 622 8 934 428
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ................1.0 69.l 81.62 68.19 86.59 69.81 81.27 70.5 83.68 70.15 59.28 9.59
Depreciation included in operating expenses._...... 16 813 476 16 078 451 525 361 527 400 3 481 322 3 (95 491 3 536 113 3 245 702 7 542 796 6 668 593 1 209 768 1 247 971
Total maintenance before depreciation -_ 77394 985 87084 876 3 349 268 245634 16 340 720 16 880 211 14604431 19651780 34 294 419 39 777 625 3848 621 4096 214
Net railway operating inoom before depreciation... 42 785 002 86 983 987 1 836 792 3314 576 4 652 916 11 947 267 8 474 507 18 936 839 14 964 215 34 198 682 7 682 390 10 182 399


Southern Region Southern Ditrict Northweetern Regie W Reon cnl s n Southwetern Region Wesern DIris
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1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1D7 1936 1937 1936

Miles of road operated at lose of month ........... 38 702 38 768 44 744 44 816 45959 46 022 56 851 56 986 29 409 29 521 132 219 132 52 5
Revenues:
Freight.................. ................................ 31 695 900 8 046 435 $47 964 672 $58 801 192 24 827 692 29 758 065 $44 616 564 56249979 $20 602 786 24 286 395 90 047 044 110 296 435
Passenger....-..............-......... .......... 4 941 474 4 988 521 572 3360 5 796 628 3 329 876 3 178 228 7 362 010 6 829 526 1 900 56 1 81'0 842 12 b92 242 11 818 596
Mail..........-- .....- ..-.....-....-....... ........... .....436 347 1 483 749 1 723 938 1762 655 1 328 671 1339 952 2 615 821 2 618115 820 920 02 366 4 768 413 4 760 433
Express................- ........--........... --- 849 889 1 129 193 948 223 1292 094 588 457 67 951 i 053 960 1 17 784 446 578 453.619 2 086 995 2298 354
All other transportation............. ............... 604 037 696 704 834.613 925 694 844 940 954 754 1 174 181 19~8555 582 129 667 390 2 601 250 3 560 699
Incidental....................-------------........ 730532 664 674 936 030 895 465 561 359 560 588 1204 990 250 480 404 140 466 597 2171089 3 534 665
Joint facility-Cr .......--.... ......-. ......... 112 949 164 052 123 848 186 581 128 988 135 209 263 704 33 30 67947 58218 460 639 531 728
Joint facility-Dr ..-............. ........--.. 19 345 20 699 20 433 21812 93 351 52 010 88191 11 139 1 731 2438 183 273 166 587
Railway operating revenues.............. ... 40 531 783 47 152 629 58 234 251 69 638 497 31 516 632 36 548 737 58 206 040 71 54d,60 24 823 727 28 544 989 114 546 399 136 634 327
Expenses: i ,
Maintenance of way and structures ........--. 4 341 857 4 557 580 6 038 609 6 227 124 4 178 568 3989 559 597 062 6 481541 3665046 3566613 13440676 14037713
Maintenance of equipment................................. 7598 966 8838112 10960603 12512753 6 151 424 6 569539 11 038 703 12174884 4 741 231 4 995 096 21 931 358 23739519
Traffic ...................... ............. ......... 1 390 385 1 553 139 1 780 398 1 709 147 1 009 541 974 638 2 062051 1 88 5 08 2 992 1939 957 900 4 063 785 3 817 620
Transportation. ...... ....--.16 245 013 16 332583 20 803 665 21 091 582 14 432 89 14 510 887 24 762 785 24 359628 9 988 941 9 652 590 49184615 48 503 105
Miscellaneous operations......................... .... 374 140 376 769 435 302 436 278 326 205 301 075 914 384 856 055 219 301 208 402 1 459 890 1 365 532
General......................................... 1593 337 1744 823 2 155 746 2 397 495 1 449 488 1 479 089 2179 423 2 503 773 110 487 1 186 733 4 739 398 5 169 595
Transportation for investment-Cr................. 53 561 60809 84 113 81 194 59 235 44 627 147 444 d 97 928 73 136 44 949 279 815 d 8 352
Railway operating expenses-._.....-..- .... .... 31490137 33 142197 42 090 210 44 293 185 27 488 880 27 780160 46406 964 .48 338 891 20 644 063 20 522 385 94 539 907 96 641 436
Net revenue from railway operations.... .. 8 861646 14 010 432 16144041 25 345 312 4 027 752 8768 577 11799076 23 201710 4 179 664 8 022604 20 006 492 39992 891
Railway tax acruals..-............... ..... 2114 489 4 081 995 3 220 874 7 040 417 2 888 321 2 863 181 4 409 764 4 781185 1 625 429 1 411 624 8 923 514 9 055 ?90
Railway operating inco*......................... 6 747 157 9928 437 12923 167 18 304 895 1 139 431 5905 396 7 389 312 18 420 525 2 554 235 6 610960 12 082 978 30 936 901
Equipment rents-Dr. balance------ ....- 830 745 984 331 420 065 309 672 745 322 766 932 1 915 606 2 079979 1 151 464 1 319 221 812 392 4 166 132
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance__ .-_--_ 260 145 289 699 374 213 406 388 178 596 289 303 414 353 583 079 256 419 311 775 849 368 1 184 157
Net railway operating inoome................. 5 656 267 8654407 12128 889 17 588 835 215 513 4849161 5059 353 15757467 1146 352 4 979984 6421 218 25 586 612
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)__ _......_ 78.04 70.29 72.28 63.60 87.2 7(6.c 79.71 67.57 83.16 71.89 82.53 70.73
Depreciation included in operating expenses....... 1 982 671 1 949 658 3192 439 3 197 629 1 782 068 1 810 081 3 156 557 3 099 768 1139 316 1 102 38 0 6 078 241 6 012 229
Total aintenance.before depreiatio 9 958 152 11 446 034 13 806 773 15 542 248 8 547 924 8 749 017 13 478 908 15 556 657 7 266 961 7 459 329 29 293 793 31765 003
Net railway operating income before depreciation 7 638 938 10604 065 15 321 328 20 789 464 1 997 581 6659242 a8216 210 18 857 235 2 285 668 6082 364 12 499459 31 598 841

/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New york Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
SIncludes charges of 3,199,112 under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935; also includes charges and redits resulting in a net charge of (,10,205,.because of provisions of the "Carriers Taxing Act of 1937', approved June
29, 1937 and repeal of the Act of August 29, 195, levying an excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes (Public No. 100. 71.th Congress). The charge and credits were not handled in a uniform
manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
9/ Includes charges in the total amount of (13,056,078 itemized as follows: $2,030,915 for taxee under the requirements of the Social Secuity Act of 1935, and $11,025,163 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying an
excise tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 137 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 141 Clam I steam railways

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1937 AND 1936



United States New England Region g/ Great akes Region Central Eastern Regio Eastern Diesriet Poahontas Region
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated..........................-- 235449 236 225 6983 7 055 26449 26 544 24768 24 887 58 200 58 486 6 045 6 019
Revenues:
Freight.................- ......... ---- 377 908 423 3 3072 123 748 $07 554980 $107 46 241 $620-172 391 624 361227 $685485 191 $672456 376 $ 413212 562 $1 404 363 844 B32 574 614 $238 084767
Passenger------ ...- ............. 442 809306 412 365 686 36937456 34346561 90598661 86240028 115888 703 111788 316 243424820 232374905 8440177 7 48 363
Mall................--- ....- ............- ......... 97 903 881 95 542 683 4672759 4 491 538 15 699 471 15 315 154 17 046099 16 813948 37 418 329 36 620 640 2 901 178 2 8733 00
Express....... .... ......................................... 7 682 98 60180925 2899 385 3165273 10 904 801 11 528 474 9715701 10206554 23 519 887 24 900 301 1364004 1449530
Allother transportation................................... 89158 913 86885 078 4 514 405 4 490 069 23 838 183 23 556 164 16 985 373 16645 009 45337961 44691242 1986345 1 890358
Incidental---------- .-.........- ..... 92004986 80635882 5615554 5269978 18407053 16567049 22806368 19882352 46828975 41719379 3564 383 3289448
Joint faoility-Cr-----..........-.. 11744025 11 315681 1 239566 1064556 886 142 898 441 1489461 1487758 3615169 3450755 177174 267735
Joint facility-Dr................ 3 223 861 2 853 230 19 622 15 916 569 072 538 009 94 541 73 541 683 235 627 466 14 808 13 882
Railway operating revenues.................. 4166 068 601 4 051 196 453 163 414 483 160 358 300 779937 630 777 928 528 669 322 355 849206772 1812674468 1 787 493 60 250 993 067 255 680619
Expenses:
Maintenance of ay and structures.............-.. 495 593 048 454448 047 22 386502 22 354401 83226615 76403795 90048071 77232223 195661188 175990419 25615915 25203443
Maintenance of equipment .......................... 826 710534 782 805609 28719273 26844 168 162 876 092 155 676 903 182 522 185 174 417027 374117550 356938 098 45809 462 42697364
Traffic.............. .......................................... 105 478 279 100038 347 2 929 952 2 725 735 17 944055 17 364 991 17 909 184 17115422 38 73 191 37206148 4332 201 4 172 896
Transportation......-..... -........-.... 1510273424 1404934801 63 187 756 61 379 067 299 333 999 285 401 439 314 210676 293 626 495 676 732431 640407 001 57 839 109 54 560 546
Micelaneou operations....... ..................... 41 285 649 35 913 690 2 336 694 2 035 029 7 221 510 6 582 913 8 872 382 7 744 618 18430 586 16 362 560 802 348 608 855
General ------.....-145 344 911 157184 874 6 189 189 6 505 979 26 928 124 29 246991 27 012253 33 247 940 60129 566 69 000 910 6 829 541 7016 068
Transportation for investment-Cr................... 5 621 521 5 154 993 24 627 9 374 471 644 439 337 598 917 572 288 1 095 188 1 020999 195 242 477 264
Railway operating expenses...................... 3 119 064324 2 930 170 375 125 724 739 121 835 005 597 058 751 570 237 695 639 975 834 602811437 1362759 324 1 294884 137 141033 334 133 781 908
Net revenue from railway operations 1--.... ..... -047 004 277 1 121026078 37689744 38523 295 182878879 207 690 833 229346 521 246395335 449915144 492609 463 109959733 121 898711
Railway tax accruals..................... ........................... 325 689 094 /319 701 180 11 158 774 11 461 399 59617501 59 45 169 72681 187 68533562 143457462 139430130 29029867 29043428
Railway operating income ----.......-...... 721315183 801 324 898 26 530 970 27 061 896 123 261 378 148 255 664 156 665 334 177 861773 306 457 682 353179 333 80 929 866 92 855 283
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.......................... .. 95020922 94 436437 5992896 5862202 22598479 23755579 10 734713 12779666 39326088 42 397447 d 6 381 533 d 6 056 015
doint facility rent--Dr. balance -- 36 113 696 39714 296 5 558 249 5 509900 6 855 407 7 851 539 7 523 985 8 397 214 19 937 641 21758653 1 442688 1 75569
Net railway operating income.................... 590 180 565 667 174 165 14 979 825 15 689 794 93 o07 492 116 648 546 138 406 636 156 684 893 247 193 953 289 023 233 85 b68 711 97 155 629
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).............7......87 72.33 76.9,4 75.98 76.55 73.30 73.62 70.99 75.18 72.4456.19 52.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses............ 197 005 542 193 472 308 6 282 208 6 377 970 37 229 093 37 006 577 43 873 176 40 879 436 87 384477 84263983 14 542 106 14 493780
Total maintenance before depreciation..............1 125 298 040 1 043 781 348 44 823 567 42 820 599 208 873 614 195 074 121 228 697 080 210 769 814 482 394 261 448 664 534 56 883 271 53 407 027
Net railway operating income before depreciation 787 186 107 860 646 473 21 262 033 22 067 764 131 036 585 153 655 123 182 279 812 197 564 329 334 578 430 373 287 216 100410817 111 649 409


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western Distriet
Item

1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 1936 1937 196 1937 1936 1937 1936

Average number of miles operated......................... 38 743 38 882 44 788 44 9U1 46 062 46 21Z 56 925 57 033 29 474 29 593 132 461 132 838
Revenues:
Freight....... ..................................1.................421552635 $412344798 $554127249 $650429565 $397847498 $388505231 $629122937 $595712218 83 598177 $268112 890 1 310 568 612 1 252 330 339
Passenger.............................. ...... ............ 52502835 47 479 416 6U 943 012 55327779 34428320 31 969 861 82994662 73 329140 1 018492 19 364 001 138 441 474 124 663 002
Mall.......................................... 14 154 916 13 945 876 17 05b 094 16 819 176 12 279 724 12 018 441 22 785 599 21 996 172 8 444 135 8 088 254 43 509458 42102 867
Express-....................... ......------- 10 367617 10 731 159 11 731 621 12 171 689 6 243 387 6715 097 11 668 463 11 949905 4 519 570 4443933 22431420 23 108935
All other transportation.......-....--.... ......... 7 680 972 7 147 379 9 667 317 9 037 737 11 313 349 11 472 764 15121 574 14 090 663 7 718 712 7 592 672 34 153 635 33 156 099
Incidental..................................................... 8 583 223 7 5379 139 12 147 606 10 668 587 13 257 595 10 822 030 15 094 333 13 651938 4 676477 3 773 948 33 028 405 28 247 916
Joint facility-Cr ... ----. ...-----.. .....-. 2006 899 2124 429 2 184 073 2 392164 2 179 496 1 259 572 2 991 86 3 518 986 '773451 694 204 5 944 783 5 472762
Joint faoility-Dr.......... -- 258 225 247 654 273 033 261 536 1 299 324 310942 947430 1 625 687 20839 27599 2 267 593 1 964 228
Railway operating revenues ..................... 516 590872 500 904 542 767 583 939 756 585 161 476250'045 462 452 054 778 831974 73262 335 330 728 175 312 042 03 1 585 610 194 1 507 117 69d
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures................ 60072 268 55 758 542 85 688 183 80 961985 65 557 976 63 211672 102 301 536 92 579 154 46 384 165 41704 817 214 243 677 197 495 643
maintenance of equipment 103 638 059 101 375 002 149 647 521 144 072 366 90 569 144 82 239 240 151 945 815 140 777 934 60430 504 58777 971 302 945463 281 795 145
Traffic ...--........-----............. ...... 15521149 15204104 19 853350 19 377000 12047831 11 293 447 23165456 20996589 116288451 11165163 466 41738 43455199
Transportation.. -----................---............. 1876 05745 175780238 245644854 230340784 176004357 1670703271 294559203 261641472 117332579 105475217 587896139 534187016
Miscellaneous operations.......--- --............... .4139037 3619980 4941 385 4228 835 4212662 3686 406 11041080 9411946 2659936 2 223943 17913678 15 322295
General..................................... 19 766 376 19872329 26595917 26 888397 16584477 17 211 199 28 265 963 30120543 13768988 1 963825 58 619428 61 29 567
Transportation for investment-Cr ................ 586 982 368 866 782 224 846 130 793 751 771747 2 100 006 1 762 785 650 352 753 332 3 744 109 3 287 864
Railway operating expenses................................. 390555652 371241 329 531588986 505 023 237 364 182696 343940544 609 179 047 553 764 853 251 354 271 232 557 604 1 224 716014 1130263 001
Net revenue from railway operations..................... 126 035220 129 663213 235 994953 251561924 112 067349 118511510 169652927 1788584682 79373904 79484699 361094180 376854691
Railway tax accruals.............................................. 3919994 37 018 913 68 229 161 66062 341 36239352 37710921 58181562 57005027 19581557 19492 761 114002 471 114208709
Railway operating income .................. 86 b35 926 92 644 300 167 765 792 185 499 583 75 827 997 80 800589 111471 365 121 853 455 59 192 347 59 991938 247 091 709 262 645982
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.--..----.............. .. 10164866 9499006 3783 333 3442991 9872511 10932064 26 727343 23359673 15311647 14 304262 51911501 48595999
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance...................... 2 511 052 2998 882 3 95 740 4 754 51 2 645 881 3 159345 5575179 6038 135 4001 255 4003612 12 22315 13 201092
Net railway operating income........................ 74160008 80146412 160028719 177302041 63 309 605 66709180 79168843 92455 647 40479445 41 684064 182957893 200848891
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...-.........- 75.60 74.11 69.25 66.75 76.-47 74.37 78.28 75.59 76.00 74.53 77.23 74.99
Depreciation included in operating expenses........... 23 140404 23 748 771 37 682 510 38 242 551 21 387 069 21 249 367 37 152 261 36 244 217 13 399 225 13 472 190 71 938 555 70 965 774
Total maintenance before depreciation ................140 769 923 133 384 773 197 653 194 186 791 800 134 740 051 124 201545 217 095090 197 112 871 93 415 444 87 010 598 445 250 585 408 325 014
Net railway operating income before depreciation. 97 300 412 103 895 183 197 711 229 215544592 84 696 674 87 958 547 116 321 104 128 699 864 53 878670 55 156254 254 896448 271 814 665

s/ Does not Include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are Included with New York Central returns In Great Lakes Region.
Includes charges of $39,585,126 under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935; also Includes charges and credits resulting In a net charge of $25,163,049, because of provisions of the Carriers Taxing Act of 1937", approved
June 29, 193 and repeal of he Act of August 29, 1935, levying an excie tax upon carriers and an income tax upon their employees, and for other purposes (Public No. -0, 7htth Congress). The charges and credits were not handled in a
uniform manner by all the carriers and separate totals are not available.
S/ Includes charges in the total amount of $65,.77,924 itemized as follows: 16,220,269 for taxes under the requirements of the Social Security Act of 1935, and $47,257,655 under the requirements of an Act approved August 29, 1935, levying
an excise tax upon carriers and an Incone tax upon their employees, and for other purposes (Public No. 400, 74th Congress).
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