Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1938

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Title:
Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1938
Series Title:
Statement ;
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v. : ; 28-45 cm.
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:
1938
Frequency:
monthly
regular

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Subjects / Keywords:
Railroads -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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statistics   ( marcgt )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

Notes

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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lcc - HE2713 .Un314
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AA00000584:00003

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

Compiled from 13 motntly rert of revenues ad expwas repeenting 141 Claa I team railway

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 19U AND 137


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United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eatern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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1938 1937 19 197 19 198 1 193 1 38 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month......... 235 422 236 276 6 976 6 998 26 354 26 535 24 735 24 797' 58 065 58 330 6 041 6 048
Revenues:
Preight $..218404321 (268 692239 (7 664 975 9 446 978 $39 427 331 $51414 808 $40 870 362 156 848 196 $87962668 $117 709 981 $15257028 $17731390
Passenger .....- -----. 37 474 067 37 441 227 3 161 215 2976 766 7 906 746 7743260 9 585 752 9783 099 20 653 713 20 503 147 767 584 765 334
ail................. ......... 7 867 400 7 939 071 394 909 402 433 1225151 1256 701 1340 419 1350 387 2 960 479 3 009 521 226 442 222 740
Express. ........................ 2 421 628 3 136 475 93 515 138 776 333 879 506 773 310 948 463 376 738 342 1 108 925 45 818 81 366
All other operating revenues........... 13 091 097 14 498 482 825 764 953 559 2 975 054 3 304 594 2 621 811 3 117 829 6 422 629 7 375 982 312 949 388 263
Railway operating revenues ......... 279 258 713 331707 494 12140 378 13 918 514 51 868 161 64 226 156 54 729 292 71 562886 118 737 831 149 707 556 16 609 821 19 189 093
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .. ... 30 610 239 33 103 794 1 707 557 1 392 390 4 822 697 5 439 207 5 423 635 7 028 277 11953 889 13 859 874 1834 954 2 207 372
Maintenance of equipment ...........58 305 398 67 808 476 2048 295 2 324 389 10 695 503 13 259 791 11729 278 15 994 434 24 473 076 31 578 614 3 584 308 3 509 331
Traffic ...........-..... 8 692 732 8 551 325 233 863 22 323 1 472981 1 470 102 1 392 705 1 426 498 3 099 549 3 128 923 358 733 353 231
Transportation-Rail line......-- 120116478 126783976 5484 887 5 268679 24107331 25181802 23780013 26367505 53 372 231 56 817 986 4 562 764 4605 671
Transportation-Water line... ............. 415 017 492 719 -
Miscellaneous operations.................... 3 501926 3 480 272 188 071 20 8261 662 006 637 671 762 735 721 541 1 612 812 1 567 473 68 625 68 861
General..... 11223 118 13 617 314 502 824 581446 2 060 839 2 456 179 1838 554 2 886 273 4 402 217 5 923 898 534 506 620 601
Transportation for investment-Cr............ 154 618 169 135 448 1 129 19 294 13 4021 9361 13 840 29 103 28 371 8 399 10256
Railway operating expenses............. 232710290 253668 741 10165 049 10006 359 43 802 063 48 431 350 44 917 559 54 410688 98 884 671 112848 397 10935 491 11 354 811
Net revenue from railway operations........... 46 548 423 78038753 1975 329 3912155 8066098 15794806 9811 733 17 152198 19853 160 36 859159 5674 330 7834282
Railway tax accruals-..................... 28813189 28057 364 1078 575 1052 399 5515835 4687198 5173 337 5558109 11 767 747 11 297 706 2451 123 2782937
Railway operating income................. 17 735 234 49 981 389 896 754 2 859 756 2 550 263 11 107 608 4 638 396 11 594 089 8 085 413 25 561 453 3 223 207 5 051 345
Equipment rents-Dr. balance. 7 841 648 7869 912 510 826 555 508 1 839 653 2088 010 1 023 183 816 116 3 373 662 3 479 634 d 402 364 d 578 451
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.................. 2 973 698 3244 639 464 618 509 819 643 940 640 421 539 434 745 263 1 647 9921 1 895 503 126 956 129 358
Net railway operating income............. 6919888 38866838 d 78 690 1 794 429 66 670 8379177 3075 779 10012 710 3063 759 20 186 316 3498 615 5 500438
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).......... 83.3 76.5 83.7 71.9 84.4 75.4 82.1 76.0 83.3 75.4 65.8 59.2
Depreciation included in operating.expenses 16 752 686 16 184 602 524 869 526 078 3 114189 3 035 216 3 659 831 3 570198 7 298 889 7 131 492 1 266 327 1 193 612
Pay roll taxes..----------- -------... 8301 70 7 282 780 357 955 329 481 1 609 876 1 034 198 1 645 550 1702 937 3 61 381 3 066 616 387 607 382 665
All other taxes ................- ----.........- 20 511 819 20 774 584 720 620 722 918 3 905 959 3653 000 3 527 787 3 855 172 8 154 366 8 231 090 2 063 516 2 400 272


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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.. 38 680 38 768 44 721 44 816 45 901 46 091 56 810 57 C07 29 925 30 032 132 636 153 130
Revenues:
Freight .- 30 808 996 633797547 46 066 024 $51 528 937 $23030737 $26328234 (40 743 584 (49 745630 (20 601 308 (23 379 457 $84 375 629 $99 453 321
Passenger................ ............ 5234 776 5231722 6 002 360 5997 056 2635 881 2631 667 6479562 6548428 1 702 551 1760929 10 817 994 10 941 024
Mail ... ----..........-.. 1 198 218 1 178 494 1 424 660 1 401 234 987 555 1 020 238 1 802 815 1 03 088 691 891 704 990 3 482 261 3 528 316
Express ..-. ------ 516 896 766 161 562 714 847 527 294 907 308 299 556 289 598 259 269 576 273 465 1 120 772 1 180 023
All otheroperating revenues 1510 159 1 549 532 1 823 108 1937 795 1 410 834 1 562 304 2 402 049 2 542957 1 032 477 1 079 444 4 845 360 5 184 705
Railway operating revenues................ 39 269 045 42 523 456 55 878 866 61712 549 28 359 914 31 850742 51 984 299 61 238 362 24 297 803 27 1982285 104642 016 120 287 389

Maintenance of way and structures............... 4 464 391 4 738 157 6 299 345 6 945 529 3 536 592 3 430 394 5 680 596 5 690 073 3 139 817 3 177 924 12 357 005 12 298 391
Maintenance of equipment....... 7 673 099 8 594943 11257407 12 104 274 6631 255 7 015 996 11438507 12 36 986 4 b05 153 4752 606 22574 915 24 125 588
Traffic ................... 1 373 827 1 362 078 1 732560 1715309 i 015 865 941 022 1 883 566 1794 771 961 192 971 300 3 860 623 3707 093
Transportation-Rail line .. 16 112748 15 96~2083 20675512 20 567754 13854940 14754219 22 462 582 24664673 9 751 213 9979 344 46068 735 49398 236
Transportation-Water line 414 993 492 719 24 415 017 492 719
Miscellaneous operations .... 450 407 460 755 19 032 529 616 313 855 305 799 823711 86 973 232 516 208 411 1 370 082 1383183
General...---..--.... ..-- 1620 044 1733184 2 154 550 2 353 785 13 42 077 1 468 938 2 225 516 2 628 399 1098 758 1 242 294 4 666 351 5 339 631
Transportation for investment-Cr.................. 19514 33561 27913 43 817 20 022 29 252 37 449 10 084 40 131 37 611 97 602 96 947
Railway operating expenses......... 31 675 002 32 817 639 42 610 493 44 172 450 26 674 562 27 907 116 44 892 022 48 446 510 19 648 542 20 294 268 91 215 126 96 647 894
Net revenue from railway operations. ........ 7 594 043 9 705 817 13 268 373 17 540 099 1 685 352 3 943 626 7 092 277 12 791 852 4 649 261 6 904 017 13 426 890 23 639 495
Railway tax accruals................. 3 685 343 3602902 6 136 466 6 385 839 3371 024 3 310929 5 610 688 5 266 248 1 927 264 1 796 642 10 908 976 10 373 819
Railway operating income................... 3908700 6 102915 7131 907 11 154 260 4 1 685 672 632697 1481589 7525 604 2 721 997 5 107 375 517 914 13 265676
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................ 822 263 1 034 515 419 899 456 064 718 233 648 018 2 040 018 1 882 451 1 289 836 1 403 745 4 048 087 3 934 214
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .......-...... 191 598 175 910 318 554 305 268 201 779 211 551 478 744 505 309 326 629 327 008 1 007 152 1 043 868
Net railway operating income................... 2 894 839 4892490 6 393 454 10 392928 2 605 684 4 226 872 1 037 173 5 137 844 1 105 532 3 376 622 d 537 325 8 287 594
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............ 80.7 77.2 76.3 71.6 94.1 87.6 86.4 79.1 80.9 74.6 87.2 80.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses 1 997 195 1 931697 3263522 3 125 309 1 35736 1764 026 3 204387 3033453 1150152 113022 6 190275 5 927 801
Pay roll taxes ............ 159 18 971059 1546 925 1 353724 1010639 984 525 1 433 866 1299 429 696 559 578 486 3141 064 2 862440
All other taxes.................- 2 526 025 2 631 843 4 589 541 5 03215 2360 385 2 326 404 4 176 822 3966 81 1230 705 1 218 156 7 767 912 7 511 379

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

Compiled from 137 monthly reports of reve and expemes kprenting 14 Clam I steam railways

FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1 38 AND 1937


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FEBRUARY, 1938


United States New England Region a/ Great lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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1938 1937 193s 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.......... 234 851 235 854 6 976 6 691 26 354 26 535 24 735 24 801 58 065 58 317 6 039 6 048
Revenues:
Freight .......... ..98385005 264 116 457 $7093573 T$9005155 35581629 $51080922 $36175185 (55667017 $78 85U 387 $115753094 $135 66872 $19054763
Passenger----- 31 293 285 33015 210 2789682 2831 444 6 048 032 6 357 614 7 783 441 8 435 760 16 621 155 17 624 818 682 401 628 469
Mail .......................... 7 217 556 7323889 338 560 348 C48 1134.542 1 169 777 1270505 1 286 886 2743 607 2 804 711 210654 221537
Express ...-- 2718471 3902626 68 451 181 606 294 66 723 201 293 987 707955 657124 1612562 41 944 117364
All other operatingrevenues 11474271 13495437 756366 888 047 2 595 701 3 081634 2299908 2 809 669 8 651 977 6 779 350 270 132 376 030
Railway operating revenues ............... 251088590 321853619 11046634 13254500 45654590 52413148 47823026 68907267 104524250 144574935 14672003 20398163
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..... 29310637 34 231503 1446972 1346344 4859260 5944378 5103586 7091440 11409818 14382162 1788322 2280539
Maintenance of equipment 54771544 64945639 1980508 2248607 102708 0 12776610 10440307 14 803025 22691 625 29 28 642 3361 651 3307928
Traffic....... 8 77 910 8 402439 236 766 252 020 1 451 689 1 428 805 1 428 893 1 433 14 3 097 34 5 113 949 399 311 359 227
Transportation-Rail line 108 804 939 119 936 003 4 975 614 4 992 302 21 614 097 23 887 779 21 559 615 25 216 779 48 149 326 54 096 860 4 194 436 4 805 500
Transportaton-Water line ............... 405 737 498 588
Miscellaneous operations 39--. ........... 3 09030 3 208 046 167 386 207 196 535132 550 393 643 452 656 147 1 345 970 1 413736 65024 73045
General ..... ._- 10660611 13092433 459693 539 501 2013029 2400513 178094. 2807335 4253665 5747349 489045 586686
Transportation for investment-Cr....... 178 847 233 919 746 2305 10684 37 655 12635 23 291 24 065 63 251 3646 5 233
Railway operating expenses .. 215411761 244080932 9266 193 9583665 40713333 46951 023 40944161 51 984 559 90923687 106519447 10294143 11409692
Net revenue from railway operations ........ 3 6) 676 829 77772687 1780441 3670635 4941257 15462125 6878 865 16922 728 13600563 36 055 488 4 377 860 8 988 471
Railway tax accruals..- ........................ 27443618 2844 321 1097721 1C40055 5344396 5053465 5052203 5634471 11494322 11728011 1851196 2775475
Railway operating income....................... 8233211 49330366 682720 2630580 4 403 141 10408 640 1626 662 11 26 257 2106241 24327477 2526664 6 212996
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.... 7293364 7586168 489161 535379 1689030 1983594 892182 698489 3070373 3217462 d .78 816 d R 998
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 3061 942 2 60560 457 365 446 424 531 823 556 654 601209 584 674 1 90 397 1 587 752 132860 117936
Net railway operating income............. 2 122 095 38 783 618 d 263 806 1648 777 2 623 994 7 868 392 33 271 10 005 0b4 a 2 554 529 19 522 263 2672 620 6 598 058
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).. ......... 85.6 75.6 83.9 72.3 89.2 75.2 85.6 75.4 87.0 75.1 70.2 55.9
Depreciation included in operatingexpenses 16698463 16 123422 24455 525461 3097085 3033765 3608516 3502167 7 230 056 7061413 1 <78 922 1192541
Pay roll taxes............. 7724122 7 251 30 368 179 317 236 1 491 033 1 330 1 16 715 1637 186 33 75 927 2985752 343 170 395115
All other taxes........................... 19719496 21 191291 729542 72219 353365 4022155 3548 3997285 118 395 8 74225 1 508 026 2380360


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1938 1937 1937 1937 1935 1937 1938 19 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month 38 680 38 756 44 719 44 804 45 895 46 92 56 75b 57 120 29 414 29 521 132 067 132 733
Revenues 29389027 34461909 $42955 99 53516672 20 84005 24561068 672 464 47 013 270 19 065 350 (23272 353 76 57 719 94 846 691
Passenger ht 019910 5208756 0602311 5837225 2112 775 2254571 5508264 5745674 1448781 1552622 9069819 9553167
Mail 1056809 1053679 1267463 1275 216 890 972 914663 1663583 1 564578 651 933 664 721 3206488 324396
Express 653 153 859 253 695 097 76 617 345 046 303 868 740 617 730889 280 587 278290 1 366250 1313 047
All other operating revenues....... 1354 589 1513263 1624 721 1 889 313 1237 413 1465 796 2008 444 2378 253 951 716 982725 4197573 4 826 774
Railway operating revenues................... 37473486 43096860 52145491 63495043 25427110 29499966 46593372 57532664 22398367 26751011 94418849 113783641
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures... 4341636 4871234 6 129 958 7151773 3281418 3693 729 5465806 5694 70 3023637 330909 1177061 1269756
Maintenance of equipment .... 7 324 389 8086 138 10686040 11394 066 6 359 030 7 224021 10682487 11 841 016 4 352 62 4 658094 21393 879 23723131
Traffic .... 1 371 640 1 308 590 1 770 951 1 667 817 953 365 922 468 1 820 12 1 760 90 936 11 937 25 709 611 3620673
Transportation--Rail line ...O .. 14 738 486 15564 110 18932924 20369610 12655 781 13663835 20252118 22433645 6 814 790 9372053 41 722689 45469 533
Transportaton-Water line -------- .... 405 737 498 588 405737 498 56688
Miscellaneous operations .... 423 777 455 00 488 801 528945 273879 277 095 78 382 789 061 211 99 199189 1 24259 1 65365
General -........ .... 1 543 150 1 655 84 2032 195 2244 529 1231 829 1 413 425 2078009 2 505 129 i 065 113 1 182 C01 4 374 951 5 100 555
Transportation for investment-Cr.- -- 31 565 35063 35 211 402.96 26 143 25 775 51034 29 582 42 394 75 015 119 571 130 372
Railway operating expenses--...........-.. 29711515 31906752 40005658 43316444 24729159 27 168798 41391633 45 493 07 18 361 624 19582636 84482416 92245041
Net revenue from railway operations... 7 7761973 11190128 12139833 20178599 697951 2531 166 52 01759 12 0'9 C57 4036743 7 1688375 9936433 21 538 600
Railway tax accruals.--- 3 630 567 3495 715 5481 763 6 271 190 3134776 32 04 259 5463 103 5326634 1 869 654 1912227 10467533 10443 120
Railway operating income............... 4 131 406 7694413 6658070 13907409 d 2 436 825 d 73 C91 d 261 364 6712423 2167 089 5256148 i 5.31 100 11095480
Euinentrents--Dr. bala690 194 1 168 361 611 378 665 363 612 396 62 627 1796 489 1636605 1202 726 1 434 131 3 611 613 3703 363
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 208 580 178 957 341 440 296 893 261509 228643 521 605 492 571 346 991 354 701 1130105 1 075 915
Net railway operating income .........-.. 3 032 632 6347 095 5 705 252 12945 153 4 3 310 732 1743 61 d 2 5794 48 58 3247 617 372 3 467 316 5 272 618 6 316 202
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)~..... 79.3 74.0 76.7 468.2 97.3 92.1 88.8 79.1 82.0 73.2 89.5 81.1
Depreciation included in operatingexene 1 993 514 1 932 215 3272 436 3 124 756 1 837 816 1767 759 3206 904 3 039 97 1151249 1 130 397 6 195 969 593 253
Pay roll taxes .................................................. 1082 388 871 404 1425 558 1 266519 935 196 962107 1 329 271 1 428 227 658 170 08 425 2 922 67 2 998 759
Allother taxes...................... 2548179 2624 311 4 056 205 5 004671 2199580 2242152 4133 32 3 98 407 1211 484 1 303 80 7 44 696 7444 361

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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 Class I steam railways


FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1938 AND 1937


FEBRUARY, 1938


United States New England Region I/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month#.--.. 234 880 235.749 6 976 6989 26 354 26 524 24735 24 799 58 065 58 312 6 039 6 048
Revenues:
Freight....... ........ .416 703 028 $532 700 430 $14 758 548 $18 452 135 (75009960 $102495 731 677045547 $112 15211 $166 813 055 $233463077 $28 823 900 ( 36 786 153
Passenger...... ---- --....... 68 766 043 70 455 188 5950898 5808 213 13 954779 14100 895 17 36.9193 18 218 859 37 274 870 38127 967 1 349 985 1 393 803
Mail ..... ----- 15 084 085 15261 914 733469 750 481 2 559 694 2 426 477 2 610 924 2 637 274 5 704 087 5 814 232 437 096 444 277
Express. -----------............... 5140206 7037276 161965 320582 62 565 1229973 604935 1171 311 1395465 2721886 87762 198730
All other operating revenues ........-....... 24 563479 27 992 469 1 582 131 1 841 603 5 579753 6 386 227 4 921 719 5 927 498 12 074 603 14 155 328 583 081 764 293
Railway operating revenues....... ..--- --- 530 256 841 653 447 277 23 187011 27173014 97 52 751 126639 303 102 552 318 140470173 2 23262080 294 282 490 31 281 824 39 587256
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures... 59 b99 835 67316191 3 154 528 2738 734 9 681 956 11 383 586 10 527 222 14119717 23363706 28242037 3623276 4487911
Maintenance ofequipment 113 065 731 132 744 090 4028804 4573 197 20 966 313 26 036 601 22 169 585 30797 459 47 164 702 61 407 257 6 945959 6 817 259
Traffic.......................... 17267374 16 950166 470629 484342 2 90* 670 2898906 2821597 2 859 623 6196896 6 242871 758044 712458
Transportation-Rail line --------. 228 81 187 246683 287 10460500 10260980 45721428 49069579 45339629 51 584 284 101521557 110 914 843 8757200 9411171
Transportation-Water line ..........2................ 0 730 991 307 -
Miscellaneous operations.. ............... 6 560 982 6 688 318 355458 415 457 1 197139 1 188064 1406187 1377688 2958 784 2981 29 133649 141906
General --------......................1 879 922 26 705 193 962517 1 120 947 4 073 869 4 856 692 3619 497 5 693 608 8 655 883 11 671247 1 023 551 1 209 287
Transportation for investment-Cr-.... 333 026 402 895 1194 3434 29978 51056 21996 37131 53168 91621 12045 15489
Railway operating expenses ...--. ......---- 448 042735 497 675657 19431 242 19 590223 84 515 397 95 382 372 85 b61 721 106 395 248 189 b08 360 221 367 843 21 229 634 22764 503
Net revenue from railway operations-- 82 214 106 155 771620 3 755769 7 582 791 13007 354 31 256931 16 690 597 34 074 925 33453 720 72 914 647 10052 190 16 822 753
Railway tax accruals.............................. 56249553 56492408 2176295 2092455 10660233 9740683 10225539 11192580 23 262 067 23 025718 4302 319 5558412
Railway operating income................... 25964553 99 279 212 1 579474 5490 336 2 147121 21 516248 6 465 058 22 882 345 10 191 653 49 888929 5 749 871 11 264 341
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................. 15118 768 15 441 026 999 986 1 090887 3 528 692 4071 604 1 915 365 1 534 604 6 444043 6 697 095 d 681 180 d I nAl
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .... ......... 6 035 008 6 204 622 921983 956 243 1170 763 1197 076 1 140 644 1 329 937 3 238 390 3 483 256 259 816 247 294
Net railway operating income............ 4 810777 77 633 564 d 342495 3 443 206 d 2 557 334 16247 568 3 409 049 20017 804 509 220 39708 578 6 171 235 12 098 496
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).......... 84.5 76.2 83.8 72.1 1 86.7 75.3 83.7 75.7 85.0 75.2 67.9 57.5
Depreciation included in operating expenses 33 452 440 32 307 723 1049 324 1 051913 6 211 275 6 068 983 7 268 349 7 07284 14 528 948 14 193 280 2 545 249 2 386 153
Pay roll taxes..- 16 024 536 14 b32 857 726134 646 716 3 100 909 2 065 588 3 162 266 33 40123 6 989 309 6 052 367 730777 777 780
All other taxes----..............------...................... 40 225017 41 959551 1450161 1 445 739 7 759 324 7675 155 7 063273 7 852 457 16 272758 16 973 351 3 571 542 4 780 635


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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of monthl.. 38 680 38 762 44 719 44 810 45 898 46 092 56 784 57 014 29414 9 531 132 096 132 627
Revenues:
Freight.........................................60198023 $68 259456 $89021923 $105045609 $43b71 642 $50 89 302 $77416048 (96758 900 $39580360 $46543 542 160868050 $194191744
Passenger.... ... ... 10 254686 10440 478 11 604671 11 834 281 4 748 655 46 86 238 11 987 826 12294 102 3 150021 3312 600 19886502 20492940
a ... .................................... 2255 027 2 232 173 2 692 123 2676 450 1 678 527 1 934901 3466 398 3 467 666 1342 950 1 368 665 6 687 875 6771232
Express.--1-_- 1170049 1 625 414 1 257 811 1 824144 639 953 612167 1 296 906 1 329 148 550 071 549 931 2486 930 2491246
All other operating revenues ---- 2664 748 3 062 815 3447 829 3827 108 2 648247 3 028 100 4 410493 4 921210 1 982 307 2060723 9 041 047 10 010 033
Railway operating revenues...--........ 76 742 533 85 620336 108 024357 125 207 592 53787 024 61 350708 98577671 118771026 46 605 709 53 355 461 198 970404 233 957 195
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures........... 8 806 027 9 609 391 12 429 303 14 097 302 6 b18 010 7 124 123 11146 402 113 84 823 6 142414 6467 906 24 106 826 24 976 852
Maintenance of equipment -- 14 997488 16 681081 21 943447 23498 340 12 990285 14260017 22 120994 24 178 002 8 846 303 9 400 474 43 957 582 47 838 493
Traffic 2------ 745467 2670 668 3 503511 3 383126 1 969230 1 863 490 3 703 694 3 555 751 1 894 043 1 904 928 7 566967 7 324169
Transportation-Rail line..-- ---30 51 236 31 526 193 39 608 436 40937 364 26 510721 28 418 054 42 714700 47098 318 18 525 773 19 314708 87 751 194 94 831080
Transportation-Water line ............ -- 820730 991 307 -620 730 991 307
Miscellaneous operations -----........74 184 916 655 1007 833 1 058 561 587734 82 894 1 562093 1 658 054 444538 407600 2 594 365 2648 548
General................................... 3163 194 33 89 027 4186 745 4 598 314 2 573 906 2 882 363 4 303 525 5 133 528 2 159 863 2419 741 9037294 10435 632
Transportation for investment-Cr 51 079 68 624 63 124 84113 46 165 55 027 88483 59 666 82 086 112 468 216 734 227 161
Railway operating expenses.................... 61386517 64724391 82616151 87488894 51403721 55075914 86283655 93940117 37930848 39802889 175618284 188818920
Net revenue from railway operations ...--........ 15 356 016 20 895 945 25 408 206 37718 698 2 383 303 6 274 794 12 294 016 24 830909 8 674 861 14 032572 23 352 180 45 138 275
Railway tax accruals ----- 7 315 910 7098 617 11 618229 12657 029 6 505 800 6 b15 188 11073 791 10592 882 3 789 666 3701591 21 369257 20 809 661
Railway operating income....................- 8 040 106 13 797 328 13 789 977 25 061 669 d 4 122 497 d 240 394 1 220 225 14 238 027 4 685 195 10 330981 1 982 923 24 328 614
Equipment rents-Dr. balance. 1712457 2 202 876 1 031277 1 121 427 1 330 631 1 280 645 3 836507 3 519056 2476 310 2 822 803 7 643 448 7 622 504
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..-........ 400 178 354 867 659 994 602161 463288 440194 1000 349 997 880 672987 681131 2136 624 2119205
Net railway operating income............. 5 927471 11239 585 12 098 706 23 338 081 d 5 916 416 1 961 23 d 3 616 631 9 721091 1 735898 6 827 047 d 7 797 149 14 586905
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......-- 80.0 75.6 76.5 69.9 95.6 89.8 87.5 79.1 81.4 73.9 88.3 80.7
Depreciation included in operating expenses 3 990 709 3 863 913 6535958 6 250066 3 673552 3 531 785 6 411 291 6 072 550 2 302 691 2 260 042 12 387 534 11 864 377
Pay roll taxes --------- ..-.--.--- 2241706 1 842 463 2 972483 2 620243 1 945 836 1 946 632 2 763 137 2 727 656 1 353 771 1 185 959 6 062 744 5 860 247
All other taxes .......-....--...- ....-......---- 5 074 204 5 256 154 8 645746 10036 786 4 559 964 4 568 556 8 310654 7 665 226 2 435 895 2515 632 155306 513 14 949 414


154725-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. 1938


/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
q Defioit or other reverse items.





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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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

Compiled frm 137 mmtolyy retspor of am ad epesm relying 141 Cam I stam raiways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


St.mmt NM. -10e
MARCH, 1938


FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH.,, 19 AND 1937


United Statee New England Region A/ Great lake Region Central Eastern Regon Eastern District Pooahontas Region

195 1937 1938 1937 9 193 37 1938 1937. 93 19 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.......... 234 828 235 829 6 972 6 982 26 344 26 532 24 735 24 801 58 051 58 315 6 039 6 046
Revenues:
Freight ................................ ............. ......... 083 889 13816 552 0 138 478 0 862 212 40 754572 (62342406 41963533 (64 923924 #90 656583 $138 128 542 $14 212 769 23 174 951
-Pasreonger._....................................... ............. 31037 658 34 951 465 2 750 460 2 840 349 967 838 6 882 034 7 9 0 531 9 086 326 16 688 829 18 808 709 615 809 733 384
-..-....................................... ....... .... 8-083627 8246 024 373 437 378 403 1297 487 1 317 347 1446 444 1493 274 3117 368 3 189 024 253 852 259 246
re .....------.......... 4 793 2481 6061600 219 28 314 773 866 019 1 174 696 789 594 1 109 806 1 874 899 2 599 275 116 317 164 934
A other eating reve ... 12076541 14649680 8,10098 1004 345 2877 787 3353003 2421 194 3066 367 6109079 7423715 291 756 480 581
Railway operating revenues................ 283074 963 377 725 321 12291 759 15 400 082 51 763 703 75069 486 54 b91 296 79 679 697 118 646 758 170 149 265 15 490 503 24 813 098
Expenses:
maintenance of ay and structures .. 32220821 37 559561 1 565 998 1600158 5156742 6248233 5107383 7375795 11830123 15224186 1974851 2 160584
Maintenance of equpent ------ .... 57940972 72808266 2293 315 2458232 11046 689 14688670 10831038 16455242 24 171 042 33602144 3 79518 4054159
Traffic. -- ..........-...... 8.576 194 8 577922 197 17. 211115 1 451424 1471 306 1423656 1 464 448 3072257 3146 869 36929 355802
Transportation-Rail line__.................115946222 .129927 526 5 576 960 5639285 22987 809 26567299 22711497 27314157 1 076 266 59520 741 4429025 5249023
Transportation-4ater line -----......... 444 140 557 764
Miscellaneous operations............-.... 3 102 39 3299 89 153 916 206527 544 164 563169 645509 683975 1 343 669 1453671 64941 67115
General ........................ 11050258 13771179 500401 581249 2080913 2478923 1798594 2911571 4379908 5971743 b38 992 665581
Transportation.for investment--Cr............... 216180 304 010 712 457 12 366 12 470 17 289 22'224 30 367 35 151 12 058 8 207
Railway operating expensess_ ..._....... 229064686 266198097 10087135 10696 109 43255375 52005130 42500388 56 182964 95842898 118884203 10944566 12544057
Net revenue fra railway operationsn......... 54010277 111527224 2204624 4 703973 8 08328 23064356 12000908 23496 f33 22803860 51265062 4 45937 12269041
Railwng tax accrual..... --.......................... 28620390 31077827 1083406 1052918 473217 5448840 5658185 65 78344 12214808 13080102 1888048 2829847
Railway operating income 5.................. 25 389 887 80 449 397 1 121218 3651 055 3 035 111 17 615 516 6 432 723 16 918 389 10589 052 38 184 960 2657 889 9 439 194
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoe........ ..... 7860134 7454050 489057 574314 1 94 571 1874027 10264355 694 676 3110063 3143017 19038 530139
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance -- 3 059 30Y 3 114 103 492057 464 422 635 606 713 787 602826 629 754 1730 489 1807 963 121181 14 63.4
Net railway operating inoe.............. 14 470444 69881244 140 104 2612 319 804 934 15 027 702 4 803 462 15593959 5748 500 3 233980 2 696 646 9834 699
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ........... 80.9 70.5 82.1 69.5 83.6 69.3 77.9 70.5 80.8 69.9 70.7 50.6
Depreolation included In operating expenses. 16 882815 16286 25 525651 526565 3096 399 3038212 3762982 3668632 7 385 032 7 233409 1279066 1194084
I roll taxes ..------- ...... 894998 7893 868 35 066 327 475 1 95 354 1 162 014 1 544 704 1762 306 3505124 3 251 795 373 281 427 624
Allother taxes------ ....---------20425392 23183959 718340 725443 3877 863 4286826 4113481 4816038 8709684 9828307 1514767 2402223


Southern Region Southern District Northwetern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Regon Western District
Item

1935 19n 1938 1937 193 1937 193 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.. 38 680 38 752 44 719 44 798 45 886 46 092 56758 57 303 29 414 29 521 132 058 132 716
Renave:
........:33338560 1 126 3426 47551329 5809215 25038611 9931756 4218053 53734 63 1479 313 26212 406 $88675 977 $109 878795
e ..............7928 54033 5 414 09 6 17721 1281 2413744 5486087 5995719 138 5829 1595572 934733 1000503
--.. ................................. 149 948 1 23424 1 403 800 1 493972 1 006 178 1 013 598 1 854 668 1 857995 701 613 691 435 3 562 459 3563028
.1 08. 086 352 1 117091 1 20266 1 28202 477 49 581 464 863 014 165 31 374 917 4 3 715 680 2 180 300
Al othe r operating revenues.....--------------------11.4Z1 113 506. 326
other ope-at revenues........... 1 414 593 16880058 1706 349 2160639 1175598 1533755 2128141 2466 38 957374 1065033 4261113 506526
Railway operating revenues-................. 41 787 740 52070474 57 278243 76 883 572 29 820 953 35 474 317 52429 963 65 220 16 24 899046 29997 951 107 149962 130692484

Malntenanoo ofr wa and structures- 4618051 5214940 6 592 902 7 275524 3 512 203 3828 838 6649371 7332456 3640222 3898557 13797796 15059851
Maintenance of equipment......--------- 7 748 645 8765 162 11 32a 163 12819 321 6846300 7989 816 11076 895 13 172794 4 18 572 5224 191 22441767 26386801
Traffic-.-------- ......._._I 1287 610 1312935 1 656 907 1668 737 993 928 96296 1918 530 1 848 870 934 572 950681 3 847030 3762316
Transportation-Rail line .................................. 15878026 17337 744 20307 051 22586767 13399947 14 064 363 21890 134 23699885 9 272824 10055 770 44 62 905 47820018
Taportation-aWter line......---.-- ...... 444 14-0 5 7 64 444 140 557 764
SLoellaneu operations .433 822 476 362 498 763 543 477 280 853 281 291 771532 61899 207 442 202 551 1 25982 1302741
General..-- ..... .. 598 888 1744 573 137 88 2 410154 1 330562 1512 347 2 102073 2 620 02 1099 835 1 256 333 4 532 470 5 389 282
Transportation for invesent-Cr......... 43208 31055 55 266 39 262 55 627 55620 34 373 7833 40547 95 344 130 547 229 597
Ralnwy operatingexpenses____ 31521834 34720661 42466400 47264718 26308166 28584000 44814302 49972 37 19632920 21492739 907-55388 100049176
Net revenue frrailway operations...........----- 10265906 17349813 14811843 29618654 3 512 787 61890317 7615661 15247779 b 266126 8505212 16 394 574 30643 308
Railway tax accruals -------_--- ...- 3837560 4303750 5725 608 71333577 3213 432 3262 586 5 553 732 5629 081 1912 810 1972481 10679974 10864146
RalAy operating inome .....- 6428346 13046083 9086235 22485277 299355 3627731 2061929 9618698 3333316 6532731 5714600 19779160
imnt rent-Dr. balance ..... 137755 1 134 614 977 817 604 475 695 369 531 908 1 921 414 1 665 842 1155 471 1 508 808 35 772 254 3706 558
Joint facility rent-Dr. oalen.. 178 944 158 713 300 125 293 347 245 661 217 203 428 408 425 883 354 626 369 707 1 028 695 1 012 793
Net railmwa operating tnoom... 5111 647 11752756 7 808 293 21 587 455 A 641 67 2878 620 a 287893 7 526 973 1 843219 4 654 216 913 651 15059 809
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ..... 75.4 66.7 74.1 61.5 88.2 80.6 85.5 76.6 78.9 71.6 84.7 76.6
Depreoiation included in operating expene 2016369 1928 873 3295435 3122957 1840326 1768207 3210175 3051366 1151847 1150346 6202348 5929919
Pay roll txes.----... ..... 1168159 993730 1541440 1421354 978482 97579 1457569 1544986 712383 699974 3148 434 3220719
A othertas........... 2669401 3310000 .4184168 5712223 2234950 2286827 4096163 4084095 1200427 1272507 7531540 7643429

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United States Nw England Region g/ Great ak Region Central Eastrn Region Eastern District Poeahontu Region
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193 1937 1938 1937 1938 1919 1937 1937 1938 1937 198 193

Miles of road operated at close of month... 234 923' 235 798 6 979 6 987 26 351 26 528 24 735 24799 58 065 58 314 6039 6 047
Revenues:
iright.....-- ------------------..............643789427 0846516983 $2 899534 (29314 348 115763533 $164838137 $119009081 $177439135 0257672148 $371591620 043036669 659961104
Passenger .. ...................... ............ 99804054 105406654 8701711 8648562 19922617 20982929 25339724 27305186 53964052 56936677 1965794 2127187
a11--....................... ....... 3167804 23507935 1106998 1128883 3657181 3743823 4057368 4130548 8821 547 9003254 690948 703525
rs ... ...................... .......... ... 9933454 13098 875 381251 635 355 1494584 2404669 1394529 2281136 3270364 5321160 204079 363664
Allother n rvenu................ 36640018 42642152 2392230 2845949 8448538 9739231 7342913 8993866 18183681 21579046 674837 1244874
Railway operating revenues............ 813334757 1031172599 35481724 42 b73 097, 149286453 201708789 157143615 220149871 341911792 464431 757 46778327 64400354
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structure ............. 92121231 1048775752 4721100 4 338892 14 838699 17631819 15634605 21495512 35194404 43466223 5598127 6648495
Maintenance of equipment ....... 171007253 205552 555 6322669 70314289 32013000 40725270 33 OuO 624 47252 701 71 336293 95009400 10525477 10871418
Traffic-----......--- ---.... .... 25843652 25588091 667891 695458 4356094 4370214 48245253 43824071 926.9 25 9389743 1127341 1068260
Tranaportation-Bail line.... ............. 344 832612 376610815 15 842664 15900 26 68709237 75636880 68051125 78898 441 152603026 170435586 13186885 14660194
Transportation-Water line .....--- ------ 264 870 1 549 071 -
Miscellaneous operations----------... 9663242 9988806 509454 621984 1741303 1751823i 2051696 2061663 430245t3 4434879 198590 2b09021
General .......--- ------. ---------- 32930399 40476372 1463137 1702196 6154782 7335615 5418092 8605179 13036011 17642990 1562543 1874868
Transportation for investent-Cr........ 549205 706906 1906 3891 42343 63527 39285 59 355 83534 126773 24103 23696
Raillay operating expenses........................ 677114054 763873756 29525009 30286333 127770772 147387503 128362110 1625788212 285657891 340252048 32174200 35308560
Net revenue from railway operations-.............7- 136220703 267298843 59567715 12286764 21515681 54381286 28781505 57671659 56253901 124179709 14598127 29091794
Railway ta accruals.---------- ------.......... 84 870823 87570234 3260582 3145373 16333449 15189582 15883724 17770924 35477755 36105819 6190367 8388859
Railway operating inlooe.........-------. -- 51349880 179728609 2696133 9141391 5182232 39131764 12897781 39800735 20776146 88073890 8407760 20703535
uient rents-Dr. balance...........--....... 22978902 22895076 1489043 1665201 5123263 5945631 2941 801 2229280 9 554 107 98401 841118 4 161188
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance------- 9094315 9318725 1414040 1420665 811 369 1910863 1743469 1959691 4968878 5291219SO 997 -3 IB 9
Net railway operating inome-..-.........---.. 19276663 147514808 d 206 950 6055525 4 1758400 31275270 8212511 35611764 6253 161 72942559 8867881 21933195
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .......... 63.3 74.1 83.2 71.1 85.6 73.1 81.7 73.8 83.5 73.3 68.8 54.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 50335254 48594044 1574975 1 578478 9307673 9107 195 11031331 10741016 21913979 21426689 3 824315 3580237
a roll t-----......----- --------------... .--24219532 22426726 1091200 974192 4 696262 3227542 4706970 5102429 10494432 9304163 1104058 1205404
All their taxes--.....--- ...- ...--..--- 60651291 65143508 2169382 2171181 11637187 11961980 11176754 12668495 24983323 26801656 5086309 7182855


Southern Region Souten tri Northeten onCentral Wetern RegiornSthw r Region Westen Distriot
Item

1938 1937 1938 19 1938 193 1938 19 37 1938 193T 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at lose of aonth..... 380 38 3 758 44719 44805 45895 46092 56776 57066 29468 89521 132139 132679
Revenues:
rreigbt -..-.------------- ............ $93536583 $110893720 $136573252 6170854824 $68910253 080821058 119574101 0150493533 $61059673 (72755948 $24954-4027 $304070539
Passenger.............-......- 15052973 15844815 17018767 17972002 6871472 7299988 17413913 18289821 4535850 4908172 28821235 30497975
Mail. ---..-. 5...... 3404975 3466897 4095923 417042 2884 705 2948499 5321066 5325660 2044563 2060100 10250334 10334259
ores---...- ................. ...... 2256401 2742505 2460480 3106169 1117702 1193631 2159920 2494479 924988 983436 4202610 4671546
Other operating revenues................-- 4279340 4742873 5154177 5987747 3823845 4561855 6538634 7387748 2939681 3125756 13302160 15075359
Railway operating revenues ....... 118530272 137690810 165302599 202091164 83607977 96825025 151007634 183991241 71504755 83833412 306120366 364649678
Expenses:
Maintenance ofway and structures..... 13424078 14724331 19022205 21372826 10330213 10952961 17791773 18717279 9782636 10366463 37904622 40035703
Maintnne ofquipent ...................... 22746134 25446243 33271611 36317661 19836585 22249833 33197889 37350796 13364875 14 624665 66399349 74.225894
Traffic--- ............................. 4033076 3983603 5160417 5051863 2963158 2826455 5622224 5404481 828615 2855609 11413997 11086485
Trnsportation-Rail line..----... .. 46729262 48863937 59915487 63524131 39910668 42482417 64 604834 70798203 27798597 29 370478 132314099 142651098
Tranportation-Water line-...... ..... 1264870 1549071 1 264870 1 49071
Miscellaneousoperations.------- 1308007 1393017 1506597 1602038 868587 864185 2333625 2476953 651980 610151 3854192 3951289
General 4--762081 5133600 6324624 7008468 3904468 4394710 6405598 7754130 3259698 3676074 13569764 15t84914
Transportation for invetaent-Cr..-.-- 94287 99679 118390 123375 101792 110647 122856 1388299 122633 207812 347281 456758
Railway operating penses-------..........--........ 92908351 99445052 125082551 134753612 77711887 83659914 131097957 143912554 57563768 61295628 266373612 288868096
Net revenue from railay operations....... 25621921 38245758 40220048 67337552 5896090 13165111 19909677 40078687 13940987 22537784 39746754 75781582
Railway tan oruals..----..------ ----- 11153470 11402 347 17343837 19790606 9719232 9777774 16627523 16221963 5702476 5674072 32049231 31673809
Railway operating inoome-......-----.--- 14468451 26843411 22876211 47546946 a 3 823 142 387337 3282154 23 856724 8238511 16863718 7697523 44107773
Equipment rent-Dr. balnce............................. 850211 3337490 2009093 1725902 2 026000 1812 553 5757921 5184898 3631781 4331611 11415702 11389062
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance--... 579122 513580 960119 895508 708948 657 397 1428757 1482376-3 1027613 1050838 3165318 3131998
Net railway operating inome..----....... 11039118 22992 341 19906999 44925536 4 6 558 090 917 387 d 3 90 524 17248063 3579117 11481263 4 6683497 29646713
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)--...--.. 78.4 72.2 75.7 66.7 92.9 86.4 86.8 78.2 80.5 73.1 87.0 79.2
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 6007078 5792786 9831 393 9373023 5513878 5299992 9621466 9103952 3454538 3390 388 18589882 17794332
Pay roll taxes- ----------------- 3409865 2836193 4 513923 4041597 2924317 2922 391 4220706 4272642 2066154 1885933 9211177 9080966
All other taxes- ----------..... 7743605 8566154 12 829914 15749009 6794915 6 55 383 12406817 11949321 3636322 3 788 139 22 838054 22592843


/ Does not Include Boston &Albany, the revenues and expenses of whloh are included with New York Central returns
#Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
& Deficit or other reverse items.


in Great Lakes Region.


U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:!193-0-154725


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compied frm 137 monthly report revenues and expenses representing 141 Clam I stemn railway
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH. 1US AND 137













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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLA$S I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 137 monthly rept ofreu mmand espees lntig 141 Clam I steam rainy
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-100
APRIL, 1938


FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL., 19 AND 1937



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

1938 1937 1938 197 193 1937 1973 19337 1933 197 19 37 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month..... 234 807 235 610 6 961 6 982 26 343 26 520 24 731 24 891 58 035 58 303 6 039 6 046
Revenues:
Freight..... ...... ......... 211 438 481 288 585 376 $7 874 555 10538335 $37 848 273 6 376 470 $39 113120 $60965616 684836548 0127 680421 13328559 18 539 595
Passenger .............. 31844637 33731972 2734 98 2808258 6303816 6676603 8590655 914780 17628569 18632721 664173 720111
Mail.......................................... 7910528 8233844 360853 384821 1281 123 1321519 1 409560 1432709 3051536 3 139049 233436. 259681
Express..................... ---- 5 044 308 5 320 112 218162 252 603 921542 1 038 787 745 779 877650 1 885483 2 169 040 106 096 131.706
All other operating revenues .........12030965 15635 415 768871 934113 2730 996 3495745 2545769 3 591397 6045636 8021 255 341190 490715
Railway operating revenues................. 268268919 351506 719 11956 539 14918130 49085 750 68909124 52 405483 76015 232 113447772 159842 486 14 673 456 20 141 808
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures... -- 33149544 42104 234 1818451 1847457 5210077 6 492117 4962585 7691927 11991113 16031501 1 849 689 2081638
Maintenance of equipment............. ....- 54882056 71254069 2185625 2379327 9908371 1.3792348 10305744 16 573 211 22399740 32744886 3 312503 3867738
Traffic .-......... ...-........ ..--.--...... 8495 72A 8 766 397 226 308 246 181 1 461 277 1 506 22.3 1 379 965 1 512 129 3 067 550 3 264 533 367 285 362 209
Transportation-Rail line --. .. 109191944 122935699 4978467 5301593 21728825 25035 801 21447288 26 035486 48 154 580 56372880 4135 373 4632318
Transportation-Water line .... ---- ---...- 368 957 437 481 -
Miscellaneous operations ---.-- 2968 712 3205 477 157 913 192 976 528271 570121 656466 705 93 1342650 1469080 68357 80810
General... .................................. 10689533 13594421 485859 573995 1995710 2486611 1748609 2896814 4230178 5957420 492466 599329
Transportation for investment-Cr 203 411 348765 5 54544 8 338 14 817 7 356 25 004 16 236 40 365 9 194 9 202
Railway operating expenses............. 219 543 059 261 949 013 9852081 10540985 40824193 49 868404 40493 301 55390546 91169575 115799935 10216479 11614840
Net revenue from railway operations.............. 48725 860 89557706 2104458 4377145 8261557 19040720 11912182 20624686 22278197 44042551 4456977 8526968
Railway tax accruals......................... 28204676 30198814 1099167 1080846 5369539 5244973 5 853255 6361628 12321 961 12687647 1724 325 2819583
Railway operating income...................... 20521182 59358892 1005291 3296299 2892018 13795747 6058927 14262 8 8 9956236 31354904 2732652 5707385
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ... 8173499 8014612 507183 636534 1669152 2033298 1252060 848271 3428395 3518103 a 84 193 L A83 242
Joint facility rent-Dr balance.. 3110866 2986 556 475 170 433177 631 389 657 409 607 379 592 290 1 713 938 1 682 876 112477 109 844
Net railway operating income............. 9236 817 48 357 724 22 938 2 226 588 591 477 11 105 040 4 199 488 12 822 297 4 813 903 26 153925 2 704 368 6 080 783
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .......- 81.8 74.5 82.4 70.7 83.2 72.4 77.3 72.9 80.4 7..4 69.6 57.7
Depreciation included in operating expenses.. 16 801 565. 16 321 572 524 775 524 501 3 028 043 3 043 125 3 762 001 3 682 289 7 314 819 7 249 915 1 278 342 1 206 061
Pay roll taxes ..7............7 7768620 7653 418 341 599 334 361 1 509425 1 127651 1475507 1756830 3326531 3218842 353217 410576
All other taxes---.. ------- ---.--. 20436 058 22545 396 757 568 746485 3860114 4 117 322 4 377748 4604998 995430 9 46 805 1 371 108 2409007


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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month...... 38 680 38 734 44 719 44 780 45 886 46 092 56 758 56 914 29 409 29 521 132 053 132 527
Revenues: $31 215 350 (37 339 195 $44 543 909 (55 878 790 23 367 878 31 647 498 39 995 670 49 519955 18 694 476 23 65.8 712 (82058024 $104826165
PsFreighter ....... -.---- --- 4102625 4508457 4766798 5228568 2238298 2324339 5754852 5978897 1456120 1567447 9449270 9 870683
masiel n...... ------ ..----- 1159019 1 203522 1392455 1463 203 960 197 1008396 1 820872 1924462 685 46 698 734 3 466 537 3 631 592
express ............ 1124532 1 193 911 1230 630 1325 617 535907 508 595 978 295 925145 413 993 391 715 1928195 1 825 455
All other operating revenues-........--- 1 393 414 1663965 1734 604 2 154700 1207882 1914 513 2129 372 2507918 913 471 1037 029 4 250 725 5459 460
Railway operating revenues........................ 38994940 45909070 53668 396 66 L50 878 2 310162 37403341 50679 061 60856377 2EA63 528 27353637 101152751 125613355
Expenses: 4 220. 779 5 261 062 511 951 14 669 63 18 866 191
maintenance of way andstructures 4639112 512490 6488 801 7206540 40779 261062 6936900 967949 351951 3925702 14669630 1886193
Maintenance of equipment s ------ 7211697 8739060 10524200 12606798 6605 772 7844748 11162037 129677)2 4190307 5089935 21958116 25902 385
Traffic ................. ... 1 221 519 278620 1 58 804 1640829 1 022 333 992 005 1 873 894 19059 0 943 143 963 080 3 839 370 3 035
Transportation-Rail line ..... 14898687 15914850 19034060 20547168 12465143 13668379 20792890 228744.4 8745271 9472838 42003304 6 15i 651
Transportation-Water line 368957 4374 1 368 957 e4-1 481
Miscellaneous operations -- ----347235 377069 415 592 457879 272 406 272118 746 446 B8 6 191 618 205 594 1210 470 1 87518
General 5 I 3 1 582 1738932 2016 048 2338261 1288 571 1 460 115 2089 75 2578255 1064979 1260 360 4443 307 5298 740
Transportation for investment-Cr .. .-- 24 331 411-64 33525 503566 40 46 54 346 66808 131217 46 380 72 391 153 650 258 034
Railway operating expenses.............. 29817 501 3i 132 269 40033 980 44747 109 25834542 29444 081 43 04073 51 112 70 18600 889 20845 118 88 339504 101 401969
Net revenue from railway operations ....... ...... 9 177 439 12 776 801 13 634 416 21 303 769 2475 620 7 959 260 6 774 986 97436 7 3 562 639 6 508 519 12 813 247 24 211 386
Railway tax accruals ........... ---------...... 3700769 3883290 5425094 6 702 873 3246147 3352121 5474583 5 586 91 1734893 1869242 10457623 10 08294
Railway operating income .... 5476 670 8 893 511 8209 322 14600 896 d 772 Z7 4607 139 1 300 405 4 156 6 6 1827 746 4639 277 2355 624 13 403 092
Equipment rents-Dr. balance 1360 147 122 500 1275954 743258 600430 641 8665 1 885358 1763 30 983 362 1 348 046 3469150 3753251
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ---- ---- 246 190 16916 358 687 296 760 222795 196 333 470 661 472 p6 344 805 337 631 1 038261 1006 920
Net railway operating income.......-.. 5 83670333 7 480 095 6574701 13 560 878 1 55 752 3768941 d1 055 614 1 920 30 499579 2953600 a 2 151 787 8642921
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...... 76.5 72.2 74.6 67.7 91.3 78.7 86.6 84.0 83.9 76.2 87.3 80.7
Depreciation included in operating expenses: 2009 053 1 912823 3287 395 3 118 884 1 840 493 1 769 196 3208577 3 05397 1 150 281 1 129 599 6 199 351 5 952 773
Pay roll taxes 1088748 948689 1441965 1359265 959253 983658 1392662 1425292 648209 666371 3000124 3075311
All other taxes......... ..................... 2612 021 2934 601 3 983 129 5 343 608 2288 894 2368 463 4081 921 4 16169 1 086 684 1 202871 7457499 7732 983

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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 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINALCOMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDME WITH APRIL, 1938 AND 1937
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1938 1937 1938 197 193 1937 1 19387 1937 1938 1937 1935 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.#.. 234 853 235 751 6 974 6 986 26 349 26 524 24 734 24 800 58 057 58 310 6 039 6 047
Revenues:
Freight............................ .--..........-.. $855227906 (1 135102 360 $30774088 (9 852683 $153611,806 221214607 $158122 800 $238404751 6342508694 $499472041 $56365228 $78500699
Passenger 131648690 139138624 11435810 11456820 26226432 27659531 33930379 36453045 71592621 75569396 2629967 2847298
ail............................. ....................... 31078332 31741780 1467851 1 513704 4 938304 5065 343 5466928 5563257 11 673083 12142 304 924384 963206
Express ..--... .....----..................14977761 1841 797 599413 887958 24161826 3443456 2140307 3158786 5155846 7490200 310177 495370
All other operating revenues ..----. 48670987 58280757 3161101 3780062 11179535 13234976 9868684 12585264 24229320 29600302 1216027 1735589
Railway operating revenues......-..-. ... 1081603 676 1 382679318 47438263 57491227 198372203 270617913 209549098 296 165103 455359564 624274243 61445783 84542162
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures- .......... 125270775 146979985 6539551 6186.349 20048777 24123935 20597189 29187439 47185517 59497723 7447816 8730133
Maintenance of equipment...----- 225 89 309 276 806424 8 508294 9410756 41 921371 54517619 43306 368 63 825911 93736033 127754286 13 b37980 14739 156
Traffic.-..-........---- ......-.. 34339376 34294488 899 199 941639 5817371 5876 436 5625218 5836201 12336788 12654276 1494626 14304'69
Transportation-Rail line....................... 454 024556 499 546 513 20 821 131 21201656 90 438061 100672 680 89498414 104 933927 200757606 226808465 17321598 19292512
Transportation-Water line.................... 1633 827 1986552 -
Miscellaneous operations -................... 12631955 13193684 667367 814960 2269574 2321354 2708163 2767646 5645104 5903960 266947 289831
General---..-. --------------...........43619930 54070794 1948996 2276191 8150491 9822227 7166700 11501993 17266187 23600411 2055009 2474197
Transportation for investment-Cr 752617 1055671 2448 4435 50682 78 344 46641 84 359 99771 167138 33 297 32898
Railway operating expenses.............. 896657111 1025 22769 39377090 40827 318 168594963 19725590g 168655411 217 968758 376 827464 456051983 42 390 679 46923 400
Net revenue from railway operations-........... 184 946565 356 856549 8061 173 16663909 29777240 73 362006 40693687 78196 345 78532100 168 222260 19055104 37618762
Railway tax accruals............................... 112 797179 117769049 4 359749 4226219 21702990 20434495 21458655 24132753 47 521 394 48793467 7914.692 11207 842
Railway operating income ..... ....... 72 149 386 239087500 3 701424 12437690 8074250 52927511 19235032 54063592 31010706 119426793 11140412 26410920
Equipment rents-Dr. balance....................-.. 31 152401 30909689 1996225 2301735 6792415 7978929 4193861 3077552 12 982501 13358216 d 92 511 d a 004 830
Joint facility rent-Dr.balance.................. 12 205180 12305280 1 889210 1 853842 2442758 2568273 2 350847 2551980 6682815 6974095 493474 491 772
Net railway operating Income.......... 28- 791805 195872531 d 184011 8282113 4 1 16609 42380309 12690324 48434060 11345390 99Q96 482 11572249 28013978
Ratio of expenses to revenues (peroent'---...... 82.9 74.2 83.0 71.0 85.0 72.9 80.6 73.6 82, 73.1 69.0 55.5
Depreciation included in operating expenses .. 67 136783 64915625 2 099 750 2102978 12 335716 12150321 14793 332 14423.-05 29228798 28676604 5102657 4 786 298
Pay roll taxes..31............ .......... -- 31987409 30080134 1432056 1 308554 6 205)687 4355 193 6182477 6 859249 13 820220 12522996 1457275 1615980
All other taxes....... 80 809770 87688915 2927693 2917665 15497 303 1607, 302 15276178 17 273504 33701174 36270471 6457417 9591862


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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month .. 38 680 38 752 44 719 44799 45 892 46 093 56 772 57 028 29413 29521 132 077 132 642
Revenues:
Freight.-.-. ..-... ........----- .....124751933 $148232916 $81117161 3226733615 (92278131 $1-12468556 $159569771 $200013488 $79754149 (96414660 $331602051 $008896704
Passenger........ 19155597 20353272 21785564 23200570 9109770 9624321 23168765 24268718 5991970 6475619 38270505 40368658
Mail.......................................... 563994 4670 419 5488378 5 633 625 3 844-902 3956895 7141938 7250122 2 730031 2758 834 13716871 13965 851
Express......................................... 380 933 3 936416 3 691 110 4431786 1 653609 1702226 3138215 3419624 1338981 1 371961 6130805 6493811
All other operating revenues................. 5 672 755 6 406 857 6 b88 782 8 142 446 5 031 727 6 476 3668 8668 006 9 895 666 3 853 152 4 165 975 17 552 885 20 538 009
Railway operating revenues.............. 157525 212 183599880 218 970995 268 142042 111 918139 134228 366 201 686695 244 847618 93 668283 111 187049 407273117 490283 033
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures......-.. 18 063190 19 649233 25 511006 28579366 14550992 16214023 24728673 28 396708 13294587 14292165 52574252 58 902896
Maintenance of equipment 29957831 34185 303 43795 811 48924459 26442 357 30094581 44359926 50318 498 17555182 19714600 88 357465 100 127679
Traffic........... .......................... 5254595 5262223 6749221 6692692 3985491 3818460 7496118 7310371 3771758 3818689 15253367 14947520
Transportation-Rail line..................... 61627949 64778787 78949547 84071299 52 375Bl11 56150796 85 397724 93672637 36543 868 38 843316 .174 17403 188666749
Transportation-Water line 1 633 827 1 986 552 163 827 1 986552
Miscellaneous operations ----- 1 655242 1770086 1 922 189 2059 917 1 140 993 1 136 303 3 080 071 3 277 759 843 598 815745 5 064662 5 229 B07
General ................................... 6285663 6872532 8340672 9 346729 5193 039 5 854825 8495 355 10 332 395 4 324677 4936434 18013071 21123 654
Transportation for investment-Cr-- 118618 140843 151 915 173741 142 254 164993 189664 269596 169013 280203 500931 714792
Railway operating expenses............... 122725852 132577 321 165 116531 179500721 103546429 113103995 175002030 195025 334 76 164657 82140746 354713116 390270065
Net revenue from railway operations .......--- .. 34799360 51022559 53854464 88641321 8371710 21124371 26 684665 49822 294 17503626 29046303 52560001 99992968
Railway tax accruals......................... 14 54239 15285637 22768931 26493479 12967 579 13129895 22102106 21 808894 7437 369 7543314 4.2506854 42482103
Railway operating income............---... 19945121 35736922 31085533 62147842 ad 4. 5 66 7994476 4582559 28013400 10066257 21502989 10053147 57510865
Equipment rents-Dr. balance....................... 4210358 4563990 3285 047 2 469 160 2 626 430 2454418 7643280 6948238 4615 143 5679657 14884 853 15082313
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .- .---- 825312 700495 1318786 1192267 931743 853730 1 899418 1 896719 1372418 1 388469 4203579 4138918
Net railway operating income..........-... 14 9u9451 30472437 26481 700 51 486 415 d 8 153 842 4686 328 d 4 960139 19168 443 4078696 14434863 d 05 2i85 38289634
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .--.... 77.9 72.2 75.4 66.9 92.5 84.3 86.8 79.7 81.3 73.9 87.1 79.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses.-. 8016095 7705618 13118752 12491916 7354371 7 069188 12 830043 12157930 4 604 819 4519987 24 789 233 23 747 105
Pay roll taxes.... ------ -- 4498613 3784881 5 955 888 5400861 3 883570 3 906049 5613 368 5697924 2714 363 2552304 12211 301 12156 277
All other taxes--....... 10355 626 11500 756 16 813 043 21 092618 9083809 9223846 16488738 16110970 4723006 4991010 30295 553 30325 826

U.S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1938-0-154725
SDoes not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are Included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
SRepresents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 137 monthly repos of nevenu and 'epens epresennmg 141 Cls I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL CbMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


Statement No. M-100
MAY, 1938


FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 111 AND 1937


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 193 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month-........ 234 758 235547 6 961 6 967 26 340 26 479 24 721 24 801 58 022 58 267 6 039 6 046
Revenues:
Freight-..................... ....... $217874694 $287869666 $7776216 $9739858 $39201169 54 272 209 $40204924 )61677 73 $87182 309 $125689805 $14014537 $19548 275
Passenger ................-----...... 30 869 086 34 C41272 2716462 2 842056 6201688 6 987634 8456885 9 35529 17 375035 19187819 572488 669 706
Mail--....... ........ 7 894259 8242912 372 421 393523 1 25 320 1 329219 1385914 1442 32 3013 655 3 165 065 231905 241 4
Express .-.-.-...-..-.- .... .... ............................. 3900995 5747935 130077 210 864 552 445 964 702 512 345 792410 1 194 867 1967976 57 405 104945
All pther operating revenues........................... 12125991 16640757 775 389 920 231 2780983 3742206 2509 999 3896148 6066 371 8 558585 365 206 529 906
Railway operating revenues................... 272665025 352542542 11770565 14 106532 49991605 67295970 53070067 77166748 114832237 158569250 15241 541 21094 480
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures..... ............ 34516424 46 607877 1 855 826 2 131 209 5 577 437 7134 184 4854 764 8 490036 12288 027 17755 429 1 658 996 2 150 071
Maintenance of equipment.................................. 53 018512 71 452570 2079180 2387659 971 379 13986 748 9 98 094 16 420849 21 774 655 32 795256 231 326 3 883 474
Traffic -......................--------............ 8709709 90'57615 232 209 265 774 1 498279 1 536 160 1488 579 1 520 894 3219 067 33228 e28 580 895 357 241
Transportation-Rail 10749 395 12 460555 4866 101 5 306 418 21 272 987 24 725 348 21196 577 26 5@1 591 47 335 665 56 613 357 4157 103 4 744 291
Transportation--Water line-............. -- 386 608 438 504 -:-
Miscellaneous operations ..................... 2898651 3136 343 155386 180962 514832 549194 655068 728 984 1 325286 1 459 140 62351 70445
General .. -- ........ .......... 10587940 13510942 03 454 569854 1999919 2461274 1738876 2810 4'7 4242249 5841375 50855 650011
Transportation for investment-Cr.......... 301 374 438975 452 497 51052 51467 29542 8870 8104 6 60834 9009 12519
Railway operating expenses............... 217 112 865 267 225209 9691704 10841379 40525781 50341441 39886416 56543731 90103901 117726551 9990415 11843014
Net revenue from railway operations................. 55552 10 85 317 333 2078 861 3265 153 9465824 16 954 529 13 1835651 20 625 017 24 728 336 40842699 5251 126 9 251 466
Railway tax accruals .....--------- ...... 28 504 530 30124344 1 115 823 1062406 5 377 671 5046 343 5955 209 6 501 056 12448703 12609805 1 790 216 2827 371
Railway operating income... ............... 27047630 55192869 963038 2202747 4088153 11908186 7228442 14121961 12279633 28232894 3460910 6424095
Equipment rents--Dr, balance 7............................ 7948 479 7808182 445054 559 726 1 512649 1 62472 1 208 418 980640 3164121 3 402 88 d 2560. 6 d 421145
Joint facility rent-Dr, balance ....... 2602 450 3145 351 157 162 456206 462 789 644 524 604 155 66 927 1 224 046 1717 657 10671 99 72
Net railway operating income........... ... 16496701 44239456 362822 1 186815 2112775 9401190 5415869 12524394 7891466 23112399 3 573 265 6745518
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......... 79.6 75.8 82.3 76.9 81.1 74.8 75.2 73.3 78.5 74.2 65.5 56.1
Depreciation included in operating expenses-_ 16922068 16 280565 524 853 528 636 3076 721 3048870 3822270 3693 625 7423 844 7271131 1279074 1210388
Pay roll taxes ................... ............... 7786 8537 7723257 353 256 326 689 1 511 059 1 062.221 1 457 207 1 802960 3 321522 3 192 070 352 365 407980
All other taxes .... ................ 20717693 22401087 762567 735517 3866612 3984122 4498002 469809 9127181 9417735 1437851 2419 391


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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 193 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month-.---..... 38 672 38733 44 711 44 779 45 878 46 088 56 738 56 900 29 409 29 513 132 025 13? 501
Revenues:
Freight. ................... .. ... 30 962a897 835886512 $44977 434 (.5 434 787 $24 253 441 $35 560134 41 671 997 $48 375 470 $19 789 513 (22 809 470 $85714951 $106745074
Passenger..----------------.-----...... 3151 257 3710835 537253725 4580541 323 102 2 534 763 6 004 677 6 343 107 1 442 547 1 595 042 9 770 526 10 472 912
Mail ... 1146 845 1 20211 1537 750 1 443764 1 007 899 1030254 1 797777 1902 715 696178 701114 3 501854 3634 083
Express ...............................--------------- 830055 1 411 484 887 460 1 516 429 438 233 623 576 1017 747 1 153 759 362 688 486 195 1 818 668 2 263 530
All other operating revenues .1240771 1 50554 160Q5 977 2035454 1397540 2496 785 2120 322 248857 935 781 1061 358 4453 643 6046718
Railway operating revenues........... 37331 805 43716 495 52573346 64810975 29420215 42245512 52612520 60263626 23226 707 26653179 105259442 12.9 162317
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-........... 4540502 5234125 6199498 7384196 4955409 7035292 7345658 10435595 3527832 3997365 15828 899 21468252
Maintenance of equipment..------ 7101293 8963427 10332619 12846901 6248500 7904970 10354382 13009515 4308358 4895928 20911240 25810413
Traffic-- ......---.... ..... 201198 1 295070 1 582 091 1652311 1029125 1050305 1941 834 2076423 938192 955748 3 908551 4082476
Transportation-Rail line --..-.. .. 14 135215 15 544 640 18 292 31 20288 931 12320540 14 130198 20 747 311 23 037 456 8 800561 9 390 591 41 868412 46 558 245
Trscellans ortatiop ateion e----------------386 608 438 304 386 608 438 304
Miscellaneous operations.............. 264709 291430 327060 361 875 288296 300 708 765 890 795 038 192119 219 582 12486 05 131 328
General ...... 1486 843 17 -418 1 995 598 2379 429 1236476 1 463 354 20-9844 2 601 710 1 053 773 1 225 074 4 350 093 5290138
Transportation for investment-Cr 26 713 39 346 55 722 51865 44 235 848 684 101862 151 317 38509 90075 184 606 326 276
Railay operating expenses.........------. 28703047 33018764 38 693462 44 861778 26034111 31799943 43499065 52242 724 18782326 20594213 88315 502 104636 880
Net revenue from railway operations ......... 8628758 10 697731 13879884 19949197 3386104 10445569 9113455 802090 4444 381 6 058966 16 943 940 24525 437
Railway tax accruals----........ 3 503 284 3685822 5293500 6513193 3306951 3651127 5543080 5435089 1912296 1915130 10 762 327 11001346
Railway operating income-......-....----- 5 125474 7011909 8 586 384 13436004 79153 6794442 3570375 28585813 2532085 4 143836 6 181 613 13524091
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ---. 1227 985 1 180 505 1011 959 759 360 664220 543 086 2060086 1 824031 1 048093 1278867 3 772399 3645984
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ---..--- 233 555 228 391 3537226 328 113 230 269 277 974 501 608 479 628 309 301 41979 a 041 178 1 099 l81
Net railway operating income ..----........ 3663934 5603013 7237199 12348531 d 815 336 5973382 1008681 282154 1174691 2522990 1368 036 8778526
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ---...----. 76.9 75.5 73.6 69.2 88.5 75.3 82.7 86.7 80.9 77.3 83.9 81.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 2010161 1912155 3289235 3122 43 1843260 1771273 3213199 3 60594 1152 30 1055024 6208989 5886891
Pay roll taxes................................. .. 106524 941942 1417607 134922 973 246 1 003 149 1401 735 1550633 672 727 627 43 047 708 3 181265
All other taxes ........................... .. 2 43042 274380 875893 5 16 271 233 705 264778 4 141345 3884456 139569 1 287647 7 714 619 7820081

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

Compiedfrom 137 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 11 Class I team railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY. 1938 AND 1937


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 193T 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month. .... 234 830 235 717 6 971 6986 26 346 26 522 24 731 24 800 58 048 58 308 6 039 6 047
Revenues:
Freight ............................. ........... 073 102 601 1 422 972 0261 38 550 304 $49592541 192 812 975 $9275 486 81 98 327 75 300082 490 42962516184 7079765 04897
Passenger 162 517 776 173 179 897 14 152 272 14 298 876 32428120 34 647 166 42387 264 45 811174 88 967 656 94 757 216 3202455 3 517 004
Mail-...... 38 972 592 39 984 695 1 840 273 1 907 228 6 193 624 6 394 563 6 852 842 7 005 581 14 886 739 15 307 372 1156 289 1 204 854
Express -................................ .18 678 756 24 233731 729 490 1 098 821 2 960 71 4 408 158 2652 652 3 951 196 6 350 713 9458 175 367 58 600 315
All other operating revenues .....----.......- 60 796 976 74 851511A 3 936489 4 700 293 13 960'18 16 977 181 12 398 682 16 481 410 30 295 689 38158 884 1 581233 2 265 495
Railway operating revenues............. 1 354 268 701 1 735 221 861 59 208 828 71 597 759 248 363808 337 913 883 862 619 165 373 331 851 570 191 801 782 843 493 76 687 324 105 636 642
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures....... 159 587 198 193 587 864 8 395 376 8 317 558 25 626214 31 258 120 25451 953 37677 476 59 473 543 77 253 154 9106 812 1088004
Maintenance of equipment ~..---~.. -. 278 907 822 348 258 995 10 587 475 11 798 416 51 634750 68 504 367 53 288 462 80 246 760 115 510 687 160 549 543 17 069 306 18 628 630
Traffic...-.............-. 43 049 085 43 352 103 1 126 408 1 207 413 7 315 649 7 412 597 7 113 798 7 357 094 15 555 855 15 977 104 1 875 519 1 787 710
Transportation-Rail line............-- 561 520 951 623 007 045 25 687 232 26 508 276 111 711 048 125 398 027 110 694 991 131 515 518 248 093 271 283 421 821 21478 701 24 036 803
Transportation-Water line .........-----............ 2 020435 2 424 856 -- -
Miscellaneous operations ......... 15 530605 16 330 026 822753 99 922 2 784 406 2 870 547 3 363230 3 496 630 6 970 389 7 363 099 329 298 360276
General.......................... 54207869 67581736 2452449 2846045 10 15414 0 12283501 8905576 14312240 21508435 829441786 2563 764 3124208
Transportation for investment-Cr-........... 1 053 989 1 494 647 2899 4933 101 733 129 811 76183 93 229 180 815 227973 42306 45 417
Railway operating expenses-............ 1 113 769 976 1 293 047 978 49 068794 51 668 697 209 120744 247 597 348 208 741 827 274 512 489 466 931 365 573778 534 52 381 094 58 766 414
Net revenue from railway operations ......-. 240 498725 44 17 883 10 140034 19 929 062 39243064 90 316 535 53 77 338 98 819 362 103260436 209064959 24306230 46870 28
Railway tax accruals.. 141 301 708 147 893 393 5475 572 5 288 685 27 080 661 25 480 839 27413 863 30633 808 59 970 096 61 403 272 9 704 908 14035 213
Railway operating income.........-......- 99197017 294280490 4664462 14640437 12162403 64835696 26463475 68 185554 43290340 147661687 14601322 32835 015
Equipment rents-Dr. balance....................- 39 100 880 38 717 871 2 439 279 2861 461 8 305 064 9 841 401 5 402 279 4 058 192 16 146 622 16 761 054 d 1 141 337 4 8 515 975
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance -.....--..............- 14 607 633 15 450 63 2 046 372 2310 048 2 9065489 3 21 7.94 2 955 003 3168908 7 906 864 8 691 758 59 145 -91 494
Net railway operating income................. 45 288 504 240111 987 178 811 9 468 928 951 850 51 781 499 18 106 193 60958 454 19 236 854 122 208 881 15 145 514 34 759 496
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......... 882.2 74.5 82.9 72.8 84.2 73.3 79.5 73.5 81.9 73.3 68.3 55.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses- 34058 851 81 196 193 2 624 603 2631 616 15 412-437 15199 191 18 615 602 18116 930 36 652 642 35947 737 6 381731 5 996 686
Pay roll taxes .......................---------------------- 39 774 247 37 803389 1 785 313 1 635 442 7 71~746 5417 413 7 639 684 8662210 17 141743 15 715 065 1 809640 2 023960
All other taxes -..................-.. --.. 101 527 461 110 090 004 3 690 259 3 653 183 19 363 915 20 063 426 19 774 179 21 971 598 42 828 353 45 688 07 7 895 868 12 011 253


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

1938 1937 1938 197 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.#..... 38679 38 748 44718 44 795 45 888 46 092 56 764 57 002 29412 29 520 132 064 132 614
Revenues:
Freight .........---- -- .....- $5(15 714 830 $184119428 $226094595 (282168 402 $116 531572 $148028690 (20124176@ 1(48388958 $99543662 $119224130 $417317002 $515641778
Passenger ---- 22306834 24 Q64 107 25509289 27581111 114323872 12 159084 29173 442 30611825 7 4345 17 8070661 48040831 50 841 570
Mail................................. 5710 839 5 872 35 6 867128 7077 389 4852801 4987 149 8939715 9 152 837 3 426 209 3 459948 17 218725 1759994
Express...-...-. 4 210 988 5 347 900 4578 570 5 948 215 2 091842 2 395 802 4 155 962 457 3383 1 701 669 1 858 156 7 949473 8 827 341
All other operating revenues......... 6 913 526 7 912 406 8 494759 10177 901 6 429 267 8 903 153 10 788 328 12 384 a21 4 788 933 5 227 %33 22 006 528 26 514 727
Railway operating revenues........... 194 857 017 227 316 376 271 544 341 332 953 018 141 33 354 176 473 878 254 299 215 305 111244 116894 990 137 840 228 512 532 559 619 425 350
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..---.. 22 603 698 25 083 358 31 710 504 35 963 362 19 50401 23 249 315 32 074 331 38 832 303 16 822 419 18 289 530 68403 151 80 371 148
Maintenance of equipment.....-------- 37 059 14 43 148 730 54 128 430 61 771 360 32 690 857 37 999 551 54 714 308 63 328 013 21 663 540 24610528 109268705 125 938 092
Traffic -------.......................... 6455793 6557293 8331312 8 345003 5014616 4 88 8765 9437352 9386794 4709950 4 774437 19161918 19029996
Transportation-Rail line...-...............-.... 75 763 164 80 238 487 97 241 86 104 360 830 64 696 351 70 280994 106145035 116 710 093 45 344429 48 233 907 216 185815 235 224 994
Transportation-Water line-- ..........-- 2 020 433 2 424 86 2 020435 2 424 856
Miscellaneous operations........... 1 919 91 2 061 16 8 249 849 2481 798 14298289 1437011 3 845961 4 072797 1035 717 1 035 327 6 310 967 6 545 135
General......-........-.........................7........6 .0 777 506 860 1950 10 70 117a6158 6429 51 7318179 10553199 12 934103 5378450 6161508 22363164 26413792
Transportation for investment-Cr ..- 145 331 180189 a MI7 637 425 606 186489 249 877 291 6 4291 207 522 370278 685537 1 041068
Railway operating expenses......----........ 151428 899 165 596 08 203 609 895 224 368 499 129 58Q540 144 903 938 218 501095 247 268 048 94 946 983 102 734 959 443028 618 494906 945
Net revenue from railway operations.- --.... ..4 43 428118 61 720 291 67 734 348 108 590 519 11 7571814 31 569 940 35 798120 57 843 196 21 948 007 33 105 269 69 503 941 124 518 405
Railway tax accruals-..... --..... ............... 18 357 523 1 971 439 2806 41 33 006 672 16 274 330 16 781022 27 645186 27 243983 9 49 665 9 458 444 53 269 181 53483 449
Railway operating income--.......... ---- 25 070 595 42 748 832 39 671 94 f 7583 847 a 4 514516 14 788 918 8 152 934 30599 213 12 598 342 25 646 825 16 234 76C 71 034 956
Equipment rents-Dr. balance...--- ..-. 5 438 343 5744495 4 297 006 3 880520 3 290 650 2 997504 9 703 366 8772269 5 663 836 6 958 524 18 657 252 18 728897
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance........ .. 1 058 867 928 887 1 656 012 S80 381 1 164 012 1 131704 2 401 026 2 376 347 1 681 719 1 730 448 5 244 757 5 238 499
Net railway operating income........... .... 18 573 385 36 075 450 33 718 899 70 834 946 8 969178 10659 710 4 3 951 458 19 450597 5 253 387 16 957 853 7 667 249 47068 160
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).....-.... 77.7 72.8 75.1 67.4 91.7 82.1 85.9 81.0 81.8 74.5 86.4 79.9
Depreciation included in operating expenses..- 10 026 256 9 617 774 16 407 987 15 614 460 9 197 631 8 840 461 16 043 242 15 218 524 5 757 349 5 575 11 30 998 222 89 653 996
Pay roll taxes...................................- 5 563 855 4 726 823 7 373 495 6 750 783 4 856 816 4 909198 7 015 103 7 248 557 3 387 090 3 179 786 15 259 009 15 337 541
All other taxes.........--......- ....------..-------------. 12 793 668 14 244 636 20 688 936 26 255 889 11 417 514 11 871 824 20 630 083 19 995 426 5 962 575 6 278 658 38 010 172 38 145 908


U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1938-0-77056


/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
d Deficit or other reverse items.


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

Compiled froWm 13T7 n Ditmy Mpt reReue and epes repreanting 1 Cla I astm railway
..(SWITCHING AD TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MOwTH OF JUNE. 18i AND 10l7


SkMe.m no. U-1U
JUNE, 1938


United States New England Region a/ Great Lake. Region Central Eastern-Region Eastern Distriot Pocahontas Region
Item

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month .234 626 235 501 6 934 6 982 26 341 26 445 24 721 24 797 57 996 58 224 6 058 6 04 5
Revenues:
Freight..... ......................... ............ (222717 598 81 845 124 7 219 442 8 823 39P 386423 760 51002909 $41964 979 59 232 769 687 608 181 #119059 317 $14267426 018593881
Passenger.--.........--..-....--.....-............. 34988193 38509 89 2 906 39 2 082792 7102845 C87 476 6753553 9810407 18762770 20980675 588487 683714
Maill............................ 7617835 7869897 31319 371 205 1236703 1297990 1302508 316 07 2890530 2985 502 230 130 261 421
Express........ ............... .. ........ 3877072 6 567 009 179 475 356 372 678 982 1 153545 527 978 1371 881 1 386 435 2881 798 70 046 171 540
All other operating revenues................... 12 939 096 16 859 504 803 081 1 004 937 2 846 775 3 680 088 2 591 462 3 868 468 6 241 318 8 553 493 359 831 456 221
Railway operating revenues.......... ........ 282139 794 351651 22 11459709 13638945 50289065 65222008 55140460 75599832 116889234 154460785 15 15 922 20166777
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures..... .... 36 09050 48527374 1865913 2171599 5887622 7753015 4641636 8425494 12395171 18350108 1712377 2052634
Maintenance of equlpment- .--- 52841 566 72 430 105 1921308 2 426 403 9775085 14 112303 10099523 16 660754 21 795 916 33 199460 3198 209 3824101
Traffic8..................-- 610339 8812624 245662 246666 1 504 595 1497621 1415558 1451221 3165815 3195508 357686 335 202
Transportation--Rail line 107025 148 121 188842 4 763 030 5048043 20729 131 23730376 21193366 26 056C 90 46685527 54834509 4087173 4 591 947
Transportation-Water line ........................ 386 442 453 810 -
Miscellaneous operations............................ 3121 072 3 46 903 155 318 178 478 543 977 584 804 646 111 744 914 1345406 1 508196 55 462 63995
General --................. .-- --10564528 11305020 463 579 486 050 976 991 2150175 1750 499 1947461 4191069 4 583686 521222 559 513
Transportation for investment-Cr....... 385 792 632 884 1 388 6 792 54 409 51759 45 104 15 323 100 901 73 874 6 249 54 690
Railway operating expenses ....._-...... 218192353 265521794 9413 422 10550447 40362992 49776535 39701589 55270611 89478003 115597593 9925680 11 372702
Net revenue from railway operations-.............63947441 86129429 2046287 3088498 9926073 15445473 15438871 20329 221 27411231 38 863 192 5590042 8794075
Railway tax aooruals...... ............----..._... 28360594 16103881 1025506 1025 32 5365746 7091457 6019249 5492991 12410501 13610280 1925684 2357671
Railway operating income----- 35586847 70025548 1020 781 2062666 4 560 327 8 354016 9419622 4836230 15000730 25252912 3664 356 6 O?6 404
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................... 7587992 7873072 426637 447264 1619874 1953960 1187013 1 09701 3233 524 3440925 d 20 173 d 44 80
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .--. 2998052 2798159 486251 468428 594 171 503 241 479177 495 0 3, 1 559599 1466 742 678 436
Net railway operating inoome.........2. 25 000 803 59 354 317 107 893 1 146 974 2 346 282 58e 96 815 7 753 432 13 301 456 10 207 607 20 345 245 3 757 653 6 775 148
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .. ... 77.3 ... 75.5 '82.1 7 7.4 0.3 76.3 72.0 73.1. 76.5 74.8 64.0 56.4
Depreciation included in operating expenses 16 867779 16 310874 528 612 529095 3076 067 3 051 391 3 765 188 3 663 74 7 369867 7 244 230 1279265 1 217 103
Pay roll txe............. 7 88 8 8 d 6816536 337 352 327 077 1 515 296 3088117 1471 834 467 736 3 324 482 3 882930 355 033 d 8c 763
All other taxes--..--.... 20471806 --*-U4lT 688154 698755 3 50450 4003340 4 547 415 5025 55 9086019 9727350 1570651 2 446 434


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwesten Region Western District
Item

1938 1937 1938 1937198 19378 19 193 193 8 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month..... 38 671 38 73 44 729 44 780 45 876 46 084 56 614 56 900 29 409 29 513 131 901 132497
Revenues:
Freight ..........2..................... .................. 29108 999 33*737 387 43376427 $52331268 #26 606 688 B35 564 471 $45 270 667 #52 017 487 $19 855 635 $22 872 581 (91732990 $110454 539
Passenger ............................................... .... 3136 443 3808 996 3 724 930 4492710 3235223 3464440 7.660835 7794857 1604 435 1777007 12500493 13 C36 3C4
mal_........... ..-.................... 1078898 1 127 294 1309 028 1388715 982 921 1014446 1756 288 1 04 823 679068 676 411 3418277 3495660
Express .........- ---------- 457 685 883247 527731 1 054 787 32 363 743 381 1144117 1 429 977 286 426 457 C66 1962906 2630424
Allother operating revenues -...... -125 294 1 07 112 1 485 125 1 863 33 1743 748 2 663 496 2 494 169 2691 762 974 736 1 087 420 5212 653 6 442 678
Railway operating revenues....................... 34907-319 40964 036 50 23 241 61130813 33100943 43450234 58326 06 65738 906 23400 300 26 870465 114 827 319 136059625
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures............ 4664 348 5334 128 6376 725 7386762 5 720590 7697 038 7 816473 10997900 3 720 091 4095572 17257 154 22790504
Maintenance of euipent .................... 7073735 9086 173 10271944 12910274 5976932 8 107014 10454 130 132212903 4342644 5000454 20773 706 26320 371
Traffic................. 1174 170 1268642 1531856 1603844 1083682 1 081 610 1902795 1977 715 926 191 953 547 3912668 4 013 272
Transportation-Rail line.. ........ ....... 13687234 14 858 181 17774407 194502128 1266 437 14 216 973 21339 338 23 364 922 6659439 9 322 310 42565214 46904 205
Transportation-Water line................... 386 442 453 b10 386 442 453 810
Miscellaneous .operations 235720 281774 291 182 345769 362 786 394193 928 046 974 009 193 652 214736 1484 484 1582 936
general ................................... -- 5 80 1636686 .2025 022 2196199 1250455 1320519 2041255 2106464 1056727 1097752 4348437 4525135
Transportation for investment-Cr -50 667 51 969 56 916 106 659 40539 85 327 114 626 271 C42 72 810 95 982 227 975 452 351
Railway operating expenses........ 26 288 340 32413615 '38214220 43786 317 26920343 327$2414 44753653 52 816 681 18825934 20588789 90500130 106 137 e84
Net revenue from railway operations.........- 6618979 8550421 12209021' 17344496 6180600 10717620 1i3272223 12 922225 4574366 6281696 24327189 29921741
Railay tax acruals ............... 3353543 144195.2 527927 3799623 3231555 d 3034 834 5466511 4 183746 1972800 1912558 10670866 d 1306 C22
Railway operating income........................ 3265 436 7108 69 6929794 13544873 2 949 045 13 7 5654 8.105-712 13 105 71 601 566 4 369 138 13656 323 31 227 763
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .. ---648 297 6581:00 439124 413 920 709553 631-441 2 196425 21l199 1009366 1266 888 3915 344 4C18 227
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance................. 279 394 258 643 395 072 364 OT9 221 50 183 777 499079 443 64 322 799 339 912 1043 381 967 338
Net railway operating income.. ......_... 2337745 5991726 6095598" 12766874 2017989 12937 436 5410208 10542424 1269401 2762338 8697598 26242198
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......... 81.0 79.1 75.8 71.6 81.3 75.3 76.7 80.3 80.5 76.6 78.8 78.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses 2016548 1 911247 3295813 3'128 350 1 834 177 1774 228 3229 352 3070 488 1138 570 1 113 578 6 202 099 5936 294
Pay rolltaxe ---....... ------------- 1051.538 d 1167812 1406571 d 1256575 1018141 d 173458 1462822 4 4361 676772 574166 3157735 d 9442891
All other taxe........................... 2302005 2609764 : 31872 656 2213414 624 00 68 9 4 3 296026 1338372 7513 131

Doe not include Boston & Albenr, the revenues ad expenses of which ae included with New York COntral returns in Geat Lakes Region.
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 157 monthly reports of revenuesand ev ses representing 41 Clas I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDEDWITH JUNE, 1in AND 137


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

1938 1937 193 1937 1938 7 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month ..J.. 234 781 235 691 6 944 6985 26 347 26 520 24'730 24 799 51 021 58 304 6 042 6 046
Revenues:
Freight--.............. ............... 95820197 1704 817 153 45 769746 58 416180 231236734 (326489727 $240298703 $359315258 517 299183 744221165 4 647193 116642855
Passenger ...--............-------.-- ..................197 505 968 211 689588 17 058 664 17 381669 39 550 964 42734 648 51 140797 55 621 581 107 730425 115 737 892 3 790942 4 200718
Mail.....-.......... ..-.........---------..46590427 47 854 589 2191 592 2 278433 7 430327 7692558 8155 350 8 521887 17777269 18 292 872 1 86 419 1466275
Express.... ................................ 22755829 30730738 908965 1455193 3647553 5 561701 3180631 5323077 7737149 12 339 971 437628 771855
All other operating revenues.............. 73 736073 91 781 015 4739 570 5 705229 16 807294 20 657 268 14 990 144 20 349 880 36 537 008 46 712 577 1 941 064 2721 716
Railway operating revenues.............. 1 636 408 494 2'086 873 083 70 668 53 85 236 704 298 652 872 403 135 890 317 759 625 448931 683 687 081034 937 304 277 92 203 246 125 803 419
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..-... ...... 95 616 247 242115238 10261289 10489157 31513835 39011136 30093 589 46102969 71868713 95 603 262 10819189 12932838
Maintenance of equipment .........-...--. 5331749388 420689101 12 508 783 14,224819 61409835 82616671 63-387985 96 907 14 137 306 603 193749004 20267515 22 446 731
Traffic .- ------- ------- ........51 659 424 52164727 1372070. 1 454 079 8 820244 8 910 217 8 529356 8 8083 16 18 721 670 19 172 612 2 233 205 2 122 912
Transportation-Rail line ...........--...... 668546099 744195 888 30450262 31 556 319 132440179 149 128 404 131 888357 157571 608 294 778798 338256331 25565874, 28628750
Transportation-Water line...----2 406 877 2 878 666 -
Miscellaneous operations--- -- 18 651 678 19 766928 978071 1 174 400 3 328384 3 455 351 4 009 341 4241 543 8 315 796 8 871 294 384 760 424 271
General................................. 64772397 78886755 2916028 3332095 12127401 14433674 10656075 16259702 25699504 34025471 3084986 3683721
Transportation for Investment-Cr-- 1 439 781 2127 530 4287 11725 156142 181 569 121287 108 552 281716 301 846 48555 100107
Railway operating expenses-.....-..... -.. 1 331 962329 1 558 569 773 58 482 216 62 219 144 249 483 736 297 773884 248 443 416 329783 100 556409 368 689 376128 62 306 974 70 139116
Net revenue from railway operations ........304 446 165 528 30 310 12 186 321 23017 560 49 16g 136 105762 006 69 316209 119 148 583 130 671 666 447 928 149 29896 272 55 664 303
Railway tax accruals .............. 169 662 302 163 997 274 6 501 078 6 314 457 32446 407 32 572 296 33433 112 36126 799 72 380 597 75 013 55 11 630 592 16 392 884
Railway operating income ................. 134 783 863 364 306 036 5 685243 16 703 103 16 722 729 73 89 710 35 883097 83021 784 58291069 172914597 18 265 680 39 271419
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ............... 46688873 46590943 2865915 3308725 99249'38 11795 361 6589293 5097893 19380146 20201979 d 1350510 d 2960155
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance............ 17805685 18 248 789 2532624 2778476 3499659 3 71I. 036 3434180 3663980 9466463 10158 492 712Tz5 696930
Net railway operating income--...........---........ 70 289 305 29.9 466 304 286 704 10 615902 3 29P 132 57 678 313 25 859 624 74 259 911 29-444460 '142554 126 18 903 367 41 534 644
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) --..-.. 81.4 74.7 82.8 73.0 8 .5 73.8 78.2 73.5 81.0 73.5 67.6 55.8
Depreciation included in operating expenses 100931 629 97 506 981 3 153 215 3 160 711 18 488 503 18 250580 22 380790 21780680 44022508 43 191971 7660996 7213789
Pay roll taxes- ------- -- 47663035 30943547 2122665 1985606 9232042 8505529 9111518 9129947 20466225 19 621082 2164673 1935197
All other taxes ..-------- 121999267 133053727 4378413 4328 851 23214365 24066767 24321594 26996852 51 914372 55392470 9465919 14457687


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 193 3 7 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month..L..-. 38 678 38 747 44 720 44 793 45 887 46 091 54 741 56985 29 412 29 518 132 040 132 594
Revenues:
Freight. ........................184 823829 89 17856815 $269471022 $334 499 670 $143138260 $18359316,2 246512435 (300406445 $119399.297 $142096711 $509049992 026 096 318
Passenger. .............. ................ 25443277 27873103 29234219 32073821 14668095 15623525 36834277 38406682 9038952 9847668 60541324 63877875
Mail................................. 6789 737 6 999 829 8 176 156 8 466 104 5 835722 6001594 10 696003 10 957660 4 105277 4 136 359 20637002 21 095 613
Express ................................... 4668 673 6 231 147 5106 301 7003002 2 624205 3 069183 5 300 079 6003 360 1 988 095 2 315 222 9912 379 ,11 387765
All other operating revenues................... 8038820 9 319 518 9 979 884 12 041 234 817 015 11 636.648 13 282497 15 076 003 5 763,669 6 314 753 27 219 181 33 027 404
Railway operating revenues................ 229 764 336 268 280 412 321967 582 394 083 831 174439.297 219 924 11i 312 625 291 370 50 150 140 295 290 164 710713 627 359 878 755 484 975
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-- ....... 27268040 30417486 38087229 43350324 25 226 991 30946347 39890 804 49 e30 203 20542510 22 385 102 85660305 103161652
Maintenance of equipment.....-.............. 44 132 859 52 234903 64 400 374 74 681634 38 667789 46 106 565 65 168438 76 540916 26 206 184 29 610982 130 042411 152 258 463
Traffic............................. 7 629963 7 825 935 9663 168 9 948 847 6098 298 5 950 375 11 340147 11 364 509 5 636 141 5 728 384 23 074586 23043 268
Transportation-Rail line............. 89 450 398 95 181 608 115016 272 123810358 7726788 84497967 127484373 140 075 015 54 003 868 57 556 217 258 751 029 282129 199
Transportation-Water line ------- -- 2 406 877 2 778 66 2406 877 2 878 666
Miscellaneous operations.-- 2 155 671 2 343 290 2 540431 2 767 561 1 792075 41 831 204 4 774007 5046806 1229 369 1 50063 7795 451 8 128073
General........ ..---- ---..................... 9276306 10 238 636 12 361292 13922 357 767 970 8639098 12596454 15040 569 6435177 7259 260 26711601 30938927
Transportation for investment-Cr ........... 195 998 232 158 244 553 332 265 227028 335 204 406 152 691 955 280 332 466260 913 512 1 493 419
Railway operating expenses..---............- 179 717239 198009700 242 024213 268148 816 156 500 883 177636 352 263254948 300084729 113772917 123 323 748 533528 48 601044829
Net revenue from railway operations...... 50047097 70270712 79943 369 125935015 17938414 42287760 49370343 70765421 26522373 41386965 93831130 154440146
Railway tax accruals ................... 21 711 066 20413 411 33341 658 36806295 19 505 885 13 746188 33111697 27 060 237 11322 465 11 371002 63 940 047 52 177 427
Railway operating income -................. 28 336 031 49 857 301 46 601 711 89 128 720 d 1 567471 28 541 572 16 258 646 43705 184 15 199 908 30 015963 29 891 083 102 262 719.
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ----........ 6 086 640 6 602 595 4 736 130 3 642 440 4 000203 3 628 945 11 899 792 10 892 167 6 672 602 8 225 412 22 572 597 22 746 524
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance--........--....-. 1 338 261 1 187 530 2 051 084 1 884 460 1 383 515 1 315 481 2 900 105 2 819 996 2 004518 2070360 6 288 138 6 205 837
Net railway operating income--..........- 20 911 130 42 067 176 39 814497 83601820 6 951 189 23 597 146 1458 749 29 993 021 6 522 788 19 720191 1 030 348 73 310 358
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)-~.-... 78.2 73,8 75.2 68.0 89.7 80.8 84.2 80.9 81.1 74.9 85.0 79.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses- 12 047 804 11 529021 19 708800 18 742 810 11031 808 10594599 19 272 594 18 289 012 6 895 919 6 688 589 37 200 321 35 572 200
Pay roll taxes ..-----.......-------.. 6615393 3559011 8780066 5494208 5874957 a 330653 8477925 2404938 4063862 3753972 18416744 5 828 57
All other taxes-------- -------...............15095673 16854400 24561592 31312087 13630928 14 7 41 24633772 24655299 7258603 7617030 45523303 46349170


/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns In Great Lakes Region.
SRepresents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled m 157 m nithrpirb of mremuanepen Mrespresrmtinsg Clam I stam ralway
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1 8 AND 1937


United States New England Region / Great Lake Region Centl Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Itemn

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1939 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month ... 234 486 235 388 6 929 6 982 26 341 26 416 24 722 24 759 57 992 58 157 6 058 6 045
Revenues:
Freight.. ................................................... 238145695 293 066 9.25 7 047 759 407 089 p 36 296 465 49 630 05 42 497938 59 201 188 67 842 162 117 238282 (15 600 046 (19 260 040
Passenger .... -------- 38035611 42059309 3250376 3420543 7578671 8510144 9771349 11083 215 20600396 23013 02 588 18 715800
Mail ........-----............... 7 46 937 7 808626 382478 384 112 1176 224 1 262 636 1 272890 1 338 1(2 2831 592 2984940 217 331 228 794
Express 2311736 4213999 105 550 246 045 383 328 1 E58910 293229 476 816 782 107 1781771 38 79 84739
All other operating revenues............................ 13691 071 17 936841 810 160 914948 2869 753 4098 634 2809207 3918 773 6489 140 8 932 355 364 091 455 197
Railway operating revenues-............. 299 641 050 365085700 115 96 343 13372737 30304 441 64 560 39 56 644 613 76018184 118545397 153951250 16809082 20744570

Maintenance of way and structures............ 3696060 47644 140 1 84 55 221358S 5734817 7619715 4975235 8143608 12 514 604 17977148 1 689 680 2237 716
Maintenance of equipent........................... 53006 541 70657923 172 591 2339 806 9618 399 13599 C02 9 784 339 15 194 88 21 155 329 31 133696 1582 3.8 3979 387
Traffic..................................................................... 8 575 420 9047061 42 844 278 411 1 514 525 1514 274 1 43 522 1 543 409 3 195 891 3336 094 357656 360 428
Transportation-Rail line-..................... 109969063 124804127 4820460 5 187 072 21334366 24 180767 21 393723 26707635 47548549 56075474 4202467 4688543
Transportation-Water line .......... 365 133 432 263 -
Mscellaneous operations..... .......... 3206473 3706066 162 328 192 331 b51 483 612 657 683613 781973 1 397 424 1587161 4 584 62488
General .........10434 67 10837188 450878 464559 1963181 2C58 63 1782845 1 815615 4196904 4338804 493550 502819
Transportation for investment-Cr .... 293 465 543 118 688 879 42 475 38 434 10 172 45 974 53 335 85 287 7 094 16 471
Railway operating expenses.................... 222 24-238 266585650 9232965 10675125 40674296 49 546 611 40048105 54 141 154 89955366 114363090 9950668 11 814910
Net revenue fro railway operation............. 7741681 98 500050 2363 37 2697612 9630145 15 13 518 16596508 21877 03 28 590031 39588160 6 858 414 8929 660
Railway tx acoruals... ......................... 28060809 26390670 1021350 886595 5124408 4782283 5943123 6545463 12088881 12214341 2103720 2240 76
Railway operating inoome................ 49356009 72 109380 1 342 028 1811017 4 505 737 10231235 10653385 15331 567 16501 150 27373819 4 754694 6688674
Equpent rent rts-Dr. balance ...........-........... 8177235 8255478 387534 470152 1601196 1666668 1352076 1 176320 340 808 3313440 d 226 041 d 428 334
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance................ 791565 2 86626 528226 464187 434 430 51 847S 528 218 633 o08 1490874 1615 755 AinTTT 14ob
Net railway operating income .......-....... 36387209 60985276 426 268 876 678 2470109 8045 788 8773091 13522158 11669468 22444624 4859277 6970046
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ..... 74.2 73.0 79.6 79.8 80.9 76.7 70.7 71.2. 75.9 .74.3 59.2 57.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses 16907205 16359413 529060 520946 3070678 3070973 3781078 3689 339 7380816 7281258 1279852 1217445
Pa roll taxes..-...... ----.. ------. 7 960 629 2 305 460 329 369 147 492 1 531704 739836 1 48 978 1 361 63 3350051 2 249 191 3-7 647 d 324 930
other taxes ------.................... ....... 20100180 24 085190 691981 739103 3592704 4042447 4454145 5183600 8738830 9965150 1745873 --7T ble


Southern Region Southern District Northwetern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at lose of month.......... 38 50 38 735 44 618 44 780 45 875 46 084 56 595 56 896 29 406 29 469 131 876 132 451
Revenues:
Freight .. 2.......9....... ......................2 17 204 $33 644 384 645117250 (52904 424 $28625706 637514452 4432 701 $60453691 (22 127 874 (24956076 105 186 283 122 924 219
Passenger ......................... 444217 4185427 4033035 4901227 3458277 3851 855 8237389 8334366 1 706514 1957959 13402160 14 144 180
Mail ............... ....................1.... 077900 1 133114 1 295 231 1 361908 948159 999 664 1715353 1784 758 666602 677 356 3 330114 3 461778
rtessr ............... 264913 562479 303709 647216 397139 .533128 640330 961773 188451 290109 1 225920 1785010
other operating revenue................... 177 221 1 384 182 1 543 312 1 839 379 1 910 609 2 887 917 2 656 323 3 085 963 1 093 687 1 191 227 5 660 619 7 165 107
Railway operating revenues............... 35481 455 40 909 586 52290 537 61 654 156 35 339 892 45787 016 67 682 09 74 620 551 2b 783 126 29072 727 126 805 116 149 480 294
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .......... 4536964 5252641 6226644 7490357 5957940 7891988 8 483196 10636247 3778216 4248400 18219 352 22176635
Mainta o equpen i ........ ............... 7209276 9002366 10369101 12981753 6 280541 8190465 10643433 13128461 4558137 5223548 21482111 26 542474
Traffic ...... 1191 915 1 266 346 1 549 571 1 626 774 1 038 76 1 102 967 1 866 970 2000 001 924 226 981 225 3 829 958 4 084 193
Transportation-Rail line ....................... 13581609 4771009 17764076 15459552 13434162 14963653 22310096 24630959 8892178 9674489 44636436 49269101
Transportation-Water line------ 365 133 432263 365 133 432 263
Miscellaneous operations .. ............... 238616 294092 293 200 356 580 416 13 457 019 896 82 1076 618 202831 228 688 1 515 849 1762325
General ...... 1461075 1559872 1 954 625 2062691 1218630 1 282677 2019108 2101819 1045000 1051 197 4282738 4435693
Transportation for investment-Cr.............. 60 148 44 13 67 242 60 654 50 051 7 221 68 199 249 616 34 438 60 340 172 688 397 177
Railway operating expenses.................... 28159307 32102143 38109975 43917 053 28296120 33201548 46 516 621 53756752 19346150 21 347 207 94158891 108305507
Net revenue from railway operations.... ........ 7 322 148 8 807443 14 180562 17737 103 7043 772 12 585 468 21 165 475 20863 799 6436 978 7 725 52 34 646 225 41 174 787
Railway tax accruals .......................... 3183404 3 258713 5 287124 54994 49 3411932 3926430 269 515 5703364 2003357 6 952964 10684804 8676830
Railay operating income .................... 4 138 744 5 548730 8 893 436 12 237604 3 631 840 8659 038 15 895 960 15160.435 4433 621 8678 484 23961 421 32 497 957
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................... 343 389 553718 117 346 125 384 936 377 900 519 2756 670 255053 1026 032 1.365 60 4 719 079 4 816 654
Joint facility rent-Dr. bale .. 176 227 204640 297685 351 002 192 510 173010 479 53 469556 331 243 239303 1003006 901 869
Net railway operating income ............. 619128 4790372 6478405 11761218 2 02 953 7585509 12660037 12120347 3076346 7073578 18239336 26779434
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ..... .. 79.4 78.5 72.9 71.2 80.1 72.5 68.7 72.0 75.0 73.4 73.1 72.5
Depreciation included in operating expenses 2018 727 1 908 706 398579 3 186 151 1 80 436 1 776 69 3 26 810 3 092 534 1 0 564 1 083 201 6 227 810 5 92 004
Pay roll taxes ............................................ 1 052 527 82 510 1 410374 497560 1032249 946 967 480 5 920392 687397 2 308 650 3200 204 d 441 29
All other taxes ............. .. 13077 2436203 387670 5 00 919 2379683 2979463 3788957 4782972 1315 37960 1 9 7484 600 11 1 I

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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 1 7 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 1lil Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


.FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 198 AND 1937


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 19381937 193 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month...... 234 638 235 654 6 941 6 985 26 346 26 518 24 729 24 783 58 016 58 286 6 044 6 046
Revenues:
Freight............ ....................... $1 533965 894 (1 997 e84 080 52 17 505 66 E23 269 69 533 199 376119 73 (2 62790 642 #418 516 447 $605141 346 (861459 448 100247 239 $135 902 895
Passenger .....................................-. 235 541 578 253748 897 20 309 040 20 802 212 47 109 635 51 244786 60 912 146 66 704 796 128 330821 138751794 4 379 760 4 916 518
Mail.....- ......... ...... .... .......... ....... 54 047 363 55 663 215 2 574070 2662 545 8 606551 8 955 186 9428 239 9660 079 20 608 860 21 277 812 16U3 750 1 695 069
Express......... 067 ..34......94 ............. ........... 5 067565 4 94473014515 1701 238 4 030881 6620611 3 473860 5799 893 8 519256 14121742 476424 856 594
All other operating revenues.. .... 87 427 145 109 717 854 5 549 751 6 620177 19 677 047 24 755 90 17 799 351 24 268 652 43 026149 55644731 2 305 155 3176 913
Railway operating revenues-.....-.......-. 96 1936049 545 2 451 958 783 82 264 881 98 609 441 348 957 313 467 696 219 374 404238 524 949 867 805 626432 1091 255 527 109012 328 146 547 989
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures....... 232 576 846 289 759 377 12 065 641 12 702 982 37248 651 46 630 850 35 068 884 54 246 577 84 383 316 113 580 409 12 508 869 15170554
Maintenance of equipment....................... 384 755 92 491 347 023 14 261373 16564 624 71 028234 96 215 678 73172324 112 102 402 158461 931 224 882 698 23427 340 26 426 118
Traffic................................. 60234844 61211788 1614914 1732491 10334769 10424 498 9967 878 10351724 21 917 561 22508 707 2590861 2483 340
Transportation-Rail line..................... 778515 163 869000016 35270722 36743391 153774545 173 309171 153 28a 081 184 279 244 342 327 348 394 331 806 29768 341 33317293
Transportation-Water line..............-.......------- 2 772 010 3 5109
Miscellaneous operations.----................. 21 858 152 23 472996 1 140 399 1 366731 3 879 868 4068 209 4692 954 5 023516 9 713 221 10458 456 439344 486759
General.............................................. ---------. 75206 664 89 723 943 5 366 907 3796654 14 090582 16 492 304 12 438 919 18 075 317 29 896408 38 364 275 3 578 536 4 186 540
Transportation for investmeht-Cr .......... 1 733 047 2670 649 4976 12 604 198 617 220 003, 131 459 154 526 335 052 387133 55 649 116 578
Railway operating expenses.-............ 1 554 186 560 1 825155 423 67 715 180 72 894269 290 158 032 346 920695 288 491 521 383 924 254 646 364 733 803739 218 72 257 642 81 954 026
Net revenue from railway operations 381 862985 626803360 14549701 25715172 58 799 281 120775 524 85912717 141025 613 159.261'699 287516 309 36754686 64593963
Railway tax abruals 197 064 46 190 387 944 7 522 428 7 201 051 37 570 815 37 354579 38 717 470 42 672 62 8 3810 713 87 227 892 13 734 312 18 633 670
Railway operating income ........... 184 798 639 436 415 416 7 027 273 18 514 121 21 228 466 83 420945 47 195 247 98 353 551 75 450986 200288 417 23 020 374 45 960 293
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................. .. 54 866106 54 846 420 3253448 3778876 11526135 13462389 7941369 6274213 22720 952 23515418 a 1 576551 d 3 38489
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-.............2... 0 597 251 21 117 41 3 060 851 3 242 664 3 934 090 4 34 516 3 962 398 4 297 069 10 957 339 11774 249 U34 1 843292
Net railway operating income................. 109 335282 360 451 579 712 974 11 492 581 5768 241 65 784 100 35 291 480 87 782 069 41772 695 164998 750 23 762 644 48 505 490
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .....-... 80.3 74.4 82.3 7 3.9 83.2 74.2 77.1 73.1 80.2 73.7 66.3 55.9.
Depreciation included in operating expenses- 117 820 833 113 866 384 3 682 275 3 681 657 21 559 181 21 321 554 26 161 868 25 470 019 51 403 324 50473 230 8 940 848 8 431 234
Pa roll taxes -..... ............- 55607 868 32 76d 176 2452034 211001 10 763746 9 245 366 10 600 496 10 491 809 23816 276 21 847 185 2 522 520 1 610 268
All other taxes --- ...............141456478 157 619768 5 070 394 5091 041 26807 069 28109 213 28116 974 32180 453 59 994437 65 380 707 11 211 792 17023 402


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

193 197 198 1937 193 19197 19838 7 19 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month .38 565 38 745 44 609 44 791 45 886 46 091 56717 56 972 29 410 29 514 132 013 132 577
Revenues:
Freight....... -.......................- 214 341033 $251501199 $314 588 272 $387404 11 1 30094171 968 221 614 300945137 360860137 141527 171 167052787 $614 236 276 749020538
Passenger... 28887494 32058 530 33267254 36975048 18126372 19475380 45071665 46741048 10745466 11805687 73943503 78022055
ail.--............. --. -7 867 637 8132 943 9471387 9 828 01 6 783881 7 001 258 12 411 356 12 742 418 4 771 879 4 813 715 23967 116 24 557 391
Express..................................... 4933586 6 793 626 5 410 010 7 650 220 3021 344 3 602 311 5 940409 6 965 153 2 176 546 2 605 331 11 138 299 13 172 775
All other operating revenues..................... 9216 041 10 703 700 11 521196 13 880 613 10 083624 14 524 565 1'5938.820 18161965 6857 356 7 505980 32 879 800 40 192 510
Railway operating revenues .............. 265245 791 309189998 374 258 119 455 737 987 209 779 189 265 711128 380 307 387 445 470 701 166 078 418 193 783 440 756164 994 904 965 269
Expenses:
maintenance of way and structures 31 805 004 35 670 127 44 31 3873 50 840 681 31 184 931 38 238 335 48 374 000 60466 450 24 320 726 26 633 502 103 879 657 125 338 287
Maintenance of equipment -- ......... --51 342135 61 237 269 74 7694.75 37 663 387 44 948330 54 297 030 75 611 871 89 669 378 30 764 321 34 834530 151 524522 178 800 938
Traffic-.......... .......................... 821 878 9092281 11412739 11575621 7137 0Q 7053342 13207117 13364 509 6560367 6709609 26904544 27127460
Transportation-Rail line .............. 103 032 007 109 952 617 132 800 348 143 269910 90 696 950 99 461 620 149 794 471 164 705 974 62 896 046 67 230706 303 387 467 331398 300
Transportation-Water line ..............- 2 77.2 010 3 310 929 2 772 010 3 310 929
Miscellaneous operations ...................... 394 287 2 637 38 2 633 631 3124141 2208211 2 88223 5670 889 6 123 425 1432200 1 478 751 9311300 989099
General.................... ........... 1073781 11 798 508 14315 917 15 985 048 8 898 600 9 921775 14 615 562 17142 388 7 480 177 8 310 457 30994 339 35 374 620
Transportation for investment-Cr .......---- 256 146 276 341 311 795 392 919 277 079 422 425 474 351 941 572 334 770 526 600 1086 200 1 890 597
Railway operating expenses-............- ..... 207 876 546 230 111 843 280 134 188 312 065 869 184 797 003 210 837 900 3u9 711 569 353 841 481 133 119 067 144670955 627 687 639 709 350'336
Net revenue from railway operations......... 57 369 245 79078 155 94123 931 143672 118 24 982 186 54673 228 70 535 818 91 629 220 32 959 351 49112 485 128477 355 195 614 933
Railway tax accrualsa......................... --- 24 894 470 23672124 38628782 4 8305 794 22 917 81 17672618 38381212 32763 602 13 325 82 10418038 74 624 81 60 854 258
Railway operating income ...-.......-...- 32474775 55406 031 55495149 101366324 2064369 37 200 610 32 154 606 58865618 19633529 38694447 53852504 134 760 675
Equipment rents-Dr balance.............6 430 029 7156 13 4 853 47 3 767 824 4 936580 4 529 464 14 656 462 13 442 699 7 698 634 9 591 015 27 291 676 27 563178
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance................... 1 514 488 1 392 170 2 348 769 2 235 462 1 576 025 1 488 491 3 379 357 3 309 552 2 335 761 2 309 663 7 291 141 7 107 706
Net railway operating income..._......... 24 530258 46 857 548 48292902 95363038 d 4448836 31 182 655 14 118787 42115 367 9599 134 26793769 19269 685 100 089 791
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)--...... 78.4 74.4 7*.9 68.5 88.1 79.3 81.5 79.4 80.2 74.7 83.0 78.4
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 14 066531 13 437727 23 007379 21 868961 12 882244 12 370 868 22 481 403 21 381535 8 046 483 7771790 43410130 41524 193
Pay roll taxes-......................-----------..---- 7 667 920 4 385 021 10 190440 5 995 289 6 891 411 178 154 9 958 482 3 302 227 4 751 259 1 445 321 21 601 152 4 925 70
All other taxes....................---.........- 17226550 19287 103 28438342 36310505 16026406 17494464 88422730 29461375 8 574563 8972717 53023699 55928 556


SDoes not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are Included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 17 monthly reports of revenues and expenses reprwenting 141 Clam I team railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1938 AND 1937


It United States New England Region j/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region

1938 1937 1938 1937193 1931919193 8 1937 1938 1937
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Miles of road operated at close of month. 234 479 235 324 6 933 6 987 26 341 26 414 24 721 24 759 57 995 56 160 6 05 6 045
Revenues:
Freight ....................... ... 253 591 647 #289 251 306 7 202 200 8 053 723 41 297 635 #49 290 604 $44 789978 59 055 190 93289 813 116399517 17 46 202 19 969660
Passenger .......36........ 56330493 41 564683 3343194 3499109 7 008 140 8318704 9560338 10961 055 19 9911672 822778868 550714 72977
Mal ...... 7444 6 7577449 373 600 386 336 1205693 1 225 783 1 310 834 1 290955 2 890127 2903 074 220 777 214 773
Express ................ ....-......... .... 3922 484 3 495 641 191 646 180709 690 608 690627 603 225 556 017 1485 479 1 427 353 88 420 65762
All other operating revenues..... 14 098 480 17 622 477 822 705 942133 3 106 475 3 797 493 2 755 297 3 796 21 6 684 477 8 535 840 409 001 522 100
Railway operating revenues ......... 315 387 373 359611 956 11933 345 13 062010 53 308 551 63 323 211 59 019 672 75659431 124261 568 152 C44 652 18 725 114 21 502 068
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.... 39859201 47702443 1825 270 2 315341 6 353248 8214631 5465638 8 233 753 13 644 156 18763 725 1 844 469 2 338 851
Maintenance of equipment.......... 55 8 428 70913 273 1870692 2 444 494 10 091 454 12934678 10378 786 15455 89 22 340 932 30835 069 3499 413 4 114944
Traffic ------..................-.-......-.-... 8 431 659 8 701 Cel 221 364 244 437 1 426 761 1 480933 1 37 927 1 506 70 3 021 052 3 252 071 367 592 353 720
Transportation--Rail line ........... 111824 968 126 236 381 4 836 938 5 247 434 21 410 157 24 502 173 21 853 46 26 633 612 48 100 51 56 383 219 4 353 208 4 871 050
Transportation-ater line.................. 401 768 449 159 -
Miscellaneous operations .322.. 35262 725 3 768 687 167 537 192 082 556 841 619073 656 360 759 29k 1 360 738 1 570 447 52 377 62 309
General......................... .............. ....... 10480 507 11094 674 436 896 480 246 1984 567 2095 331 1648088 1836 -57 4 069 551 4 412 034 494 907 526 327
Transportation for investment-Cr 347 261 675 686 363 432 44546 81336 16 687 3097 61596 112 749 17 756 15 211
Railway operating expenses....................... 229631 995 268 190412 9358334 1092302 41778482 49765481 41338 54 54 394 73 92475364 11508316 10594 010 12251990
Net revenue from railway operations ............... 85 75 378 91421544 2575 011 2138408 11530069 13557730 17681124 21 264 698 31786204 3696080 8 131104 9250 078
Railway tax accruals ......... ... 29 217 752 29 194 480 1020 569 948 906 5 101 567 4 5357 620 6 219 257 6 736 338 12 340 393 12 042 664 2330 481 2 266 236
Railway operating income... ................. 56 537 626 62 227 064 1 554 442 1 189 502 6 428 50Z 9 200110 11462 667 14 528 360 19 445 811 24 917 972 5 800 623 6 983 642
Equipment rents--Dr balance 20 563 8 298 488 367 310 409 605 1695 401 1 e47 705 1 351 491 936 630 3414 204 3193943 382 740 d 595 44
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 2957 441 3171833 495167 5 1492 252 586 994 596 332 543 349 667 672 1625 510 1756 25 6 ---1 g 152 3376
Net railway operating nome...... 45 376 622 50756743 691 965 287642 4 146105 6756 073 9 68027 1292 1 4 05 14 406 097 19967 77 6 071525 7 455 690
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ........... 72.8 74.6 78.4 853.6 78.4 78.6 70.0 71.9 74.4 75.7 56.6 57.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses 16 919 603 16 451 08 529 177 521 135 3072 211 5 060788 3 806 738 372017 7 408 126 7 302 094 1282337 1 224 276
Pa roll taxes ........................... 8 428 054 6187 500 34 574 256 833 1578305 88488 1 535 736 137306 3448 615 2514784 8518 d 291151
All other taxes.................... ......... 2078969 23006 980 685 995 692073 3 523 262 3472732 4 68'621 5 36 27 5 891778 9 528 080 1 944 563 2 557 3


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193 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.......... 38 560 38 752 44 618 44 777 45 875 46 084 56 585 56 875 29 406 29 428 131 866 132 387
Revenues:
Freight ............ ........ 31758332 335182293 49 214 534 *53 151953 #37 186 581 #40 873 075 53 076 357 #54 600 536 20 824 362 24 226 225 #111 087300 119699836
Passenger.. .............................. ...... 319 12 4 203 096 3870226 4932869 3177838 3553806 7 654 367 8356 354 1 716 390 1942986 12548 595 13 853 146
DpeMail- ...-.-..... 1................... ............. 1 031 206 1 101 736 1 251 983 1 316 509 933 334 964 346 1 702 763 1 796 256 666 062 697 264 3 302 159 3 457 866
Express.....- .............................. 662 112 512 560 750 532 578 322 485 803 442438 959 970 728 451 240 700 319 277 1 686 473 1 490 166
All other operating revenues ........................ 1207 948 1357 552 1616 949 1879 652 2024 940 2 921 769 2 761 222 3 110 705 1010892 1 174 510 5 797054 7 206985
Railway operating revenues................. 37 979 110 40357 237 56 704 224 61 859 305 43808 496 48755 434 66 154679 68592 303 24 458 406 28 360 262 134421 581 145 707 999
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ......... 4 789 415 5 191 616 6 633 884 7 530 467 6 553 543 6 814 903 9 145 922 10 459 075 3 901 696 4 134 273 19 581 161 21 408 251
Maintenance of equipment ................................ 7 556 995 8 888145 11056 408 13 003 089 6697 954 8 561976 11193 165 13 21 108 4 529 969 5 292 C31 22421088 27 075 115
Traffic- ........................... .................. 1 200 080 1 265 270 1 567 472 1 618 990 1035 560 992 259 1 789 685 1 884 995 917 890 972 766 3743 135 3850020
Transportation-Rail line.......................... 135 779 431 14 890 554 18132 639 19 761 604 14 512 034 15 870 421 22331 884 24 459 146 8 747 880 9761 991 45 591 798 50 091 558
Transportation-Water line..- -...- 401 768 449151 401 768 449159
Miscellaneous operations.............................. 2-36 237 275 145 288 614 337 454 422 754 483844 983 021 1 126 79 207 598 250 347 1 61 373 1 860986
General..--- .................-..-...-.. ................... 1 506 782 1 591 679 2001 689 2 118 206 1289 460 1 320652 2074 548 2 164 37 1045 259 1 079 008 4 409 267 4 564 634
Transportation for investment-Cr......... 47 192 80 209 64 946 95 420 56 870 92196 90 364 311 406 73 483 63 915 220 717 467 517
Railway operating expenses...... ............ 29 021 748 32 022 400 39 615 758 44 274 390 30 434 435 33 951 859 47 829 629 53 453 246 19 276 809 21 427 101 97 540 873 108 832 206
Net revenue from railway operations....... ........... 8 957 5362 8 334 837 17 088 466 17 584 915 13374 061 14 803 575 18 325 050 15 139 057 5181 597 6 933161 36 880 706 36 875 793
Railway tax accruals..................................... 254 419 3311 490 5 584 900 5 577 726 3608 117 4 391 006 5 715 853 5 381 132 1968 489 1 801 752 11292 459 11 573 890
Railway operating income .................. 5 702 943 5023 347 11 503 566 12 007 18S 9 765 944 10 412 569 12609 197 9757925 3 213 108 5 131 409 25 588 249 25 301 903
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.......................... 191 968 332933 d 190 772 d 262 491 1296 119 1 150 475 2794939 3041 585 889 073 1 175 036 4 980 131 5 367 036
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.................... 201 870 216928 3T70 -340 34 227 268 235 483 458 965 465 641 331 990 374 149 1018 223 1075 273
Net railway operating income..................-- 5309105 4473 486 11380 630 11929376 8242557 9026611 9355293 6 250 75, 1992045 3582224 19589 895 18 859 594
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .........-- 76.4 79.3 69.9 71.6 69.5 69.6 72.3 77.9 78.8 75.6 72.6 74.7
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 2006 798 1 915 187 3 289 135 3 139 463 1 843 014 1787 551 3 229 510 115 135 1 149 818 1 106 10 6 222 342 0 009 523
Pay roll taxes ......................--.....-..-......- 1086 780 973 948 1472 698 682 797 1099924 1 027 213 700 705 1 350 308 706 112 612 398 3 506 741 2989 919
All other taxes .........------...................... 2167 639 2 337 542 4112 202 4 894 929 2 508 193 3 363793 4 015 148 4 03024 1262 5377 1 189 354 7 785 71 8 583 971

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

Compiled from 137 monthly reports of revenue and rpepses resenting l11 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1938 AND 1937


United States New England Region A/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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1938 1937 1938 197 19 97 19 19378 1938 19 37 1933 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month#....... 234 722 235 623 6 957 6985 26 345 26 517 24 728 24 779 58 030 58 281 6046 6 046
Revenues:
reht.................................... 7875575402287135383 60019705 74876992 310 830 833 $425410 335 327 580 60 $477 571636 $698431158 $77858963 $117703441 $155 872555
Passenger ............................. 271872071 29531780 2652234 24301321 54117 75 59563491 70472484 77665851 148242493 161530663 4930474 5646291
Mail.ene.-...................1......6........... 63 340664 2 947670 3048881 9 12 44 10180971 10739073 10951034 23498987 24 180 886 1 824527 1 909842
Express -----28990049 38440579 1206161 1881947 4721489 7311238 4077085 6355 911 10004735 15 549 096 564844 922 356
Another operating revenues- ............. 101 525626 127 340 332 6372456 7562 310 22 783 53 28553 394 20554648 28064866 49710 627 64180570 2714156 3699013
Railway operating revenues.................... 2 251436918 2 811 570738 94 198226 111671451 402265864 531 019 429 433423910 600609 298 929 888 000 1 243 300 178 127737442 168050057
Expenses: 12 44 154 1 35 58 17 509 405
Maintenance of way and structures.... 272 436 048 337461820 13 891 111 15018 323 4360190 54845481 40534462 62480330 98027473 132344134 14353338 1750940
Maintenance ofequipment 440574355 562260297 16 132065 19009119 81119 687 109150351 83551110 127558 299 180 802 862 255 717769 26926753 30541 062
Traffic ..................................... 68566503 69912869 1 36278 1976927 11 761531 11905425 11340804 11858425 24938613 25740777 2 956253 2837 060
Transportation--Rail line ................. 890340132 995236 397 40107 660 41 990 825 175 184 702 197 811343 175 135 518 210 912 856 390 427 880 450 715 024 34 121 549 38 188 343
Transportation- Water line.......................-3 173 778 3 760 0 88 ........
miscellaneous operations....................25120876 27241 882 130793 1558813 4436708 4687881 5329314 5782808 11073958 12028902 491 721 549068
General ...... .. ....------------ 85687172 100 818 816 3803803 4276900 160751;49 18587635 14087008 1.9911.774 33965960 42776309 4073443 4 712 867
Transportation for investment-Cr.... 2 080 308 3 346 336 5 339 13 036 243 163 301 341 148146 185 505 596 648 499 882 73 405 131789
Railway operating expenses................. 1 783 818 556 2 093 345 833 77 073 514 83 817 871 331 936 54 396 686 175 329 830070 438 318 987 738 840 098 918 823 033 82 851 652 94 206 016
Net revenue from railway operations.......... 467 618 362 718 224 905 17 124 712 27 853 580 70 329 350 134 33 254 103 593 840 162 290 311 191047 902 324 477 145 44 885 790 73 844 041
Railway tax accruals........................ 226 282 100 219 582 425 8 542 998 814 958 42 672 383 41712199 44 935727 49408 600 96 151 108 99 270 757 16 064 793 20 899 906
Railway operating income .................... 241336 262 498 642 480 8 581 714 19703 62 27 656 967 92 621055 58 658113 112 881711 94 896 794 225 206 388 28820997 52 944135
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.....----- 63 069668 63 144910 3620758 4188 484 13 221 58 15 310034 9292 859 7 210844 26 135 155 26709 362 d 192 d 13
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance --.-. 23 554 691 24 289 249 3 556 018 3 734 916 4 521 083 4 830 848 4 505 747 4 96'4740 12 582 848 13 530 5 946519 9046
Net railway operating income..................154 711 903 411 208 321 1404 98 11780222 9914 346 72480173 44 859507 100706127 56 178 791 184 966 522 29 834 169 55 961380
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .....79.2 1 74.5 81.8 1 75.1 82.5 74.7 76.1 73.0 79.5 73.9 64.9 56.1
Depreciation included in operating expenses 134 739 435 130 317 462 4 211452 4 202 792 24 630 392 24 382 342 29 968 605 29 190 189 58 810 449 57 775 323 10 223 185 9 655 510
Pay roll taxes .................................................... 65189409 39 785 162 2 786 606 2 5366 843 12 342 051 10 130 254 12 136 232 11 864 872 27 264 889 24 361 969 2 908 438 1 319 117
All other taxes..............-... -............. 161 092 691 179 797 263 5 756 392 5783115 30 330332 31 581 945 32 799 495 37543 728 68 886 219 74 908 788 13156 355 19 580 789


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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 197 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.... 38 649 38 744 44 695 44 790 45 885 46 089 56 702 56 960 29 410 29 503 131 997 132 552
Revenues:
Freight ..........$246099365 $264 683 492 $36360280 440556.047 $208 950 549 $261 980689 $354 023 494 415 460672 $162351533 $191279012 $725323 576 0868720 373
Passenger...................................................... 32 207 006 36261626 37 137 480 41 907 917 21 504210 23029 186 52 726 032 55 097 401 12461 856 13 748 613 86 492098 91875200
Mail.......--...............-- ................8 898 843 9 234 679 10 72 370 11 144 521 7 717215 7 965 604 14114119 14 538 674 5 437 941 5 510 979 27269275 28 015 257
Express................................... 5 595 698 7 306 186 6 160 542 8 228 542 3 507147 4 044 749 6 900 5379 7693 584 2 417 246 2 924 608 12 824 772 14 662 941
All other operating revenues ............... 10423 989 12061252 13 138 145 15760265 12108564 17446334 18700042 21272673 7 668248 8680490 38676854 47399497
Railway operating revenues........---......... 303 224901 349 547 235 430 962 343 517 597 292 255 587 685 314466 562 446462066 514 063004 190 536 824 222143702 890 586 575 1 050673268
nenneses: f 36594419 4086174 50947757 58 71148 37718 474 45053 238 57519 92 70 925 525 28222422 30767 775 123460818 146746 538
Maintenance of equipment .............................58 899130 70125 414 85 825 883 100 666 476 51 646 2-84 62 859 006 87 005 036 102 890 485 35 294 290 40126 561 173 945 610 205 876 052
Traffic--...---------- ...................................10021 958 10 357 551 12 980211 13194 611 8 172 620 8045 601 14 996 802 15 249505 7478257 7682 375 30647679 50 977 481
Transportation-Rail line .......... 116 811 438 124 843 171 150 932 987 163 031514 105 208 984 115 332 041 172 126 355 189 165 12 71 643 926 76 992 697 348 979 265 381489 859
Transportation-aterline ................................- 3173 778 3760088 3173 778 3760088
rasoelaneus operations 2 630 524 2 912527 3 122245 3461595 2 630965 2778067 6 653910 7 250 220 1 639 798 1729 098 10 924673 11751 385
General.......................................12244163 13 390387 16 317606 18103254 10188060 11 242 427 16 690110 19 5306761 8 525436 9 390065 35403606 59 939253
Transportation for investment-Cr.. 303 338 356 550 376 743 488 339 333 949 514 621 564 715 1 252 979 408 253 590 515 1 306 917 2 358 115
Railway operating expenses................--_ 236 898294 262134 43 319 749 946 356 340259 215231438 244 789 759 357 601198 407294726 152395876 166 098 056 725 228 512 818182 541
Net revenue from railway operations 66 326 607 87 412992 111 212 397 161 257 03 358 356 247 69 676 803 88 860 868 106 768 278 38 140 948 56 045 646 165 358 063 232 490 727
Railway tax accruals- .............................. 28148889 26983614 44213682 47883520 26525934 22063624 44097065 38144734 15294311 12219790 85917 10 72428 14
Railway operating income...................38 177 718 60 429 378 66 998 715 113 373 513 11 830 313 47 613 179 44 763 803 68 623 544 22 646 637 43 825 856 79440 753 160 062 579
Equipment rents--Dr. balance................. 6 621 997 7489246 4 662 706 3 505 333 6 232 699 5679959 17 451401 16 484225 8 587 707 10766 051 32271 807 32930 215
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance......-.....-- 1 716 358 1 609 098 2 662477 2 575 766 1 803 293 1 723974 3 858 322 5 775 193 2 667 751 2683 812 8 309 366 8 182 979
Net railway operating income .............- 29 839 363 51 331034 59 673532 107 292 414 3 794 321 40209 266 23474 080 48 364 126 11 591 179 30 375993 38 859 580 118 949 385
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .--. 78.1 75.0 74.2 68.8 84.9 77.8 80.1 79.2 80.0 74.8 81.4 77.9
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 16 073 329 15 352 914 26 296 514 25 008 424 14 725 258 14 158 419 25 710 913 24 496 671 9 196 5301 8 878 625 49 632 472 47 533 715
Pay roll taxes-.................. ....... 8 754 700 5 358 969 I1 663 138 6 678 086 7 991 335 1 205 367 12 812 676 5 482 021 5 457 71 2 057 719 26 261 82 8 745 107
All other taxes-- --------.~........... -- 19 394 189 21 624 645 32 550 544 41 205 434 18 534 599 20 858 257 31 284 389 32 662 713 9 836 940 10 162 071 59 655 928 63 683 041
U. S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1938--0-770S5
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Umted States New Enland Region / Gret LIakes Region Central Euten Region astern District Poeahontas Region
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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 193 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of onth..-...- 834 483 235309 6934 6 982 6 321 236403 84712 84759 57 967 58144 6 058 6 045
Revenues:
Freight -----..---.---.. .... $261302843 $2938847628 6539330 $8366950 $43508418 $49736606 47688547 $58354256 $97734 89 $16 457 812 $19114036 $20701854
Passenger ...... ..-. 34487870 38734466 8956694 3418089 6946103 8168518 9107767 10184537 19010564 21771144 592860 717887
Mal---------- -------- 7594708 78 5482 339872 384812 1208998 25937 9 1359766 1 391 505 908636 3035644 209317 213624
Eress --.-___......-__--- 4958887 5143989 254769 328232 927784 1080918 831 39 950534 2013798 2359684 106013 122853
Al other operating revenues --- 14 311 41 17548152 793525 961474 3 15900 3 831 508 2726537 3708687 6 535962 8501 669 395 284 46 377
Railwayoperating revenues................, 322894889 363070851 10884190 13459557 55607197 64076 877 61711856 74589519 128203243 152125953 20417510 22219595
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 41397695 45349166 3510555 2130991 6140455 7968846 5698435 8058635 15343445 18158472 1765083 3232787
Maintenance of equipment-........-.. 56386442 68772597 1978833 8480535 10841915 13216645 10574779 14 6025 563 23395526 30299743 3560421 4077563
Traffic.--...-. .......... 835 315 8 830 888 221 187 251 235 1 406 078 1 526 153 1 360 808 1 5e8 387 2988 073 3 305 775 352 469 365 362
Transportation-Rail li ne ........... .........12 330 881 125 712 08 4884778 5216942 21689389 24 452 103 22042245 25900704 48556412 55569749 4495539 4904325
Transportation--Water lin ..........336 80 488 486 -- -
Misoellaeou options. 3338440 $707957 153980 807331 582501 659033 637688 79 793 1374169 1646157 52735 65388
Genel____ _............ 10323710 10795508 479297 476553 1970355 2079496 1641643 16 d749 4091295 4158798 502913 519983
Transportation for ivestent-Cr... 298448 598113 541 838 14069 47130 37373 39975 51983 87943 19 113 13386
Railway operating epenses_....... 3040185 262711697 11168088 10762749 42616624 49855146 41912225 52 432 856 95696937 113050751 10710047 12241022
Net revenue front railway operations 90554704 100 359154 283 898 696808 12990573 14221731 19799631 2815 663 32506 306 39075 202 9707 463 9978573
Railway tax accruals ... ____ 5......... 243887 29641922 2 TO57UT 967482 5197077 4380551 6223019 6705356 12506805 12053389 2669881 2742374
Railay operating income....._............ 61210817 70717232 1370 607 1729326 7793496 9841180 13576612 15451307 19999501 27021813 703758 7 236199
equipment rents-Dr. balance -7........ .. 7 897 076 7960419 405 770 394162 1850451 1752447 1145884 1 177 56 3402 105 3324176 d 483373 687 410
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance----....-.. 8951988 3135 629 498 572 465 34 549 024 644 188 623298 625 990 1670894 1735 412 114 253 13 4383
Net railway operating incomeo.............50361753 59621184 a 274 949 869930 5394021 7444545 11807430 13647750 14926 502 21962225 7406 702 7 800171
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)..__._ 71.9 72.4 102.6 80.0 76.6 77.8 67.9 70.3 74.6 74.3 52.5 55.1
Depreciation noluded in operating expenses.... 16858614 16566879 540942 51784 3069131 3105602 3781487 3716376 7391560 7339262 1280429 1 220619
Pay roll taxes_--- ................. 8504 29 6 801605 405007 255836 1601874 1189630 155331 1375409 3563221 2820875 376267 175649
All other taxes 8.- ..... ............... -- 20839591 22840317 681702 711646 3595203 3190921 4667688 5329947 8944593 9232514 2293614 2566725


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1938 1937 1938 1937 19 1937 1938 1937 1938 197 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month __.... 3855 6 38728 44614 44773 45858 46 090 56584 6 874 89406 29428 131842 132392
Revenues:
Freight .----............... ......... 33 503 914 34 366 855 52 617 950 55068709 $36887893 (42802157 (5 247175 55596 61 6 2 6 23899 488 $110 950604 $122 298 241
Passenger....... .... 3185159 3868088 377019 4585975 287417 3 024660 7160800 757820 1603740 1824867 116358687 12377347
al___......1080805 1099275 1290122 131899 9 970714 1757778 1822867 676497 683958 3395950 3476939
Exress................................................. .......816177 7222 4 982190 845077 4 13 569321 1041980 981887 9665 388080 2022845 1939228
Other operating revenues........................... 1441449 1685720 1836733 2149097 2128 945 2740487 809053 3016 046 1000549 1134853 5938546 6 891 386
Railway operating revenues................... 40027504 41742162 60445014 63961757 43376873 50 107319 65198 785 68944636 25 372974 27931186 133946632 146983141
Expenses:
aintenanoe of ay and structures. 4748 989 4914 355 6 514 01 7 238 142 6 364 656 6 282007 9 337 737 9 68355 3 87 845 4 048 190 19 540238 19 952 552
aintenanoe of quipnt. ........ 741816 8 643782 10979237 12781345 6 566752 7 820853 10909 55 1 27 078 4535 75 5 03 578 22 011 679 25751 509
Traffico______._.. 1 199458 1218658 1551927 1588020 973405 1008275 1782697 1940907 989113 993911 3685215 3943093
Traoportation-Raal e 1406888 14799087 18562365 19703412 13959011 15838082 22551757 24512 538 8700736 9747427 45211504 50098047
Transportation-Water line.......................... 336850 48486 336850 482486
Miscellaneous operations.......... 40461 276530 293196 341918 419334 435736 1043878 1043647 207869 240499 1671075 1719882
Geel ....................... 1446585 1568399 1951478 088382 1217032 1 2625a 2039883 192288 102403 1089790 4280937 4548328
Transportation ior nvetent-Cr_ 1643 81785 $5545 95171 66714 7308 76590 285191 67616 56600 210920 414999
Railway operating expenses ............... 89106623 31 339026 39816670 43580048 29433466 2577997 47985758 5226 106 19 167354 21266795 96526578 106080898
Net revenue from railway operations....... 10 980 881 10403138 20628344 80381709 13943407 17589332 17271027 16 708530 6205620 6664391 37420054 40902243
Railway tax rua .......... ..6808 3479754 6 031904 622128 3341000 4 34 363 5 480961 50843282 1983217 1938 500 10805 178 11 366405
Railway operating inoome---.. ...... 755885'8 6923388 14596440 141 9581 10602407 13185699P 11790066 11624848 4 82403 4725891 8 614876 29535838
Equipment rents-Dr. balan4o...................... 414 348 336 4303 9 05 1 9740188 1295 303 84845 768 98 1 6 839 110 1028996 4 563 996 4987 220
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance................. 76 475 188 740 17 7 063 266 593 458 658 485 841 354 645 356 205 990 366 1 108 039
Net railway operating income___- 6968035 6418 09 14374737 14 18380 9185 816 11683803 8846 650 8476086 308 648 3340690 21060514 23440579
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)...--- 7.7 75.1 65.9 68.1 67.9 65.0 73.5 75.8 75.5 76.1 72.1 72.2
Depreciation inolded in operating expenses- 2 003 650 1 921439 3284079 14 058 1842473 1793 14 3188999 3 171 573 1151503 1 120172 6 182975 6 085 559
Pay rotaxe------ --. 1073466 985120 1449733 1100769 1085683 994067 1715007 1287001 691681 598893 3 492 351 87996
All othe -txes.-............ -. ... 2288557 2554634 4582171 5121359 825 337 3349556 3765954 3797281 1291536 1 39607 7313827 8486444

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Compiedh bom 17 monthly repot of revens and epeses reresenting 11 Cla I tem railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

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United States New England Region / Great LakesRegion Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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Miles of road operated at lose of month...-... 234 679 235 598 6 954 6985 26 345 26 16 24 721 24 775 58 018 58276 6 047 6 046
Revenues:
-Freight.----------...----................-------------.--.-------------$. 048 860 383 $3580960140 66559035 82433942 354339245 3 475146941 5752672167 5$359S5898 $796 165 447 01 094 316 775 $136817477 176 574 409
Passenger.....----- -- --------------------...... -9.343 3404834 608928 37-719409 81063879 67732 009 79 58021 8785073038 167253058 183301806 553 334' 364178
Mails ...69 086 340 71 166 14 3 287 548 3433 693 11 01 4 11 440 98 1209889 18 342 59 s 26407 68 87 216 50 8 8 4
rss------------------ ------------------3394686 435584 1460930 1010 5649873 83156 4908 324 7306445 12 018a 527 17908781 60? 1045209
Another operating revenues115 836 86 14 882 48 7 165 981 8 23 784 25 799 4-3 2 2 183 1773553 56246589 7268339 09 4 4 0
Railway operating revenues---.......---..... 2 54 031809 3 174 641 89 105082416 125131 008 457873 08 895096 306 49513 766 675 198 817 1 058091 244 1 395 426131 148154952 190269652
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ------ 313 833 742 382810988 17401666 17149 314 49 742 54 6281432 46 226 897 70 38 966 113370917 105068 16 19833192
aintenance of equipment--. 496 960 797 631 03 894 18 110897 21489 654 91961602 122 366996 94125 889 142 160862 204198388 286017512 30487174 34616 625
Traffic.....----------------.--------------------..------.. 76 791 719 78743757 2057465 3 2 188 6 13167 609 13431 578 1 701613 133 8681 79687 3 89 046 55 3510 732 380 43
Transportation-Rail line -----------------1 00 670 41 607 60 44 932438 47207767 196 874 091 322263446 19717776 236 813560 438 984 291 506 284 773 3861 si 43 9 68
Transportation-Water line -.--------.------------.. 3 510 628 4 242 574 -- -
Miscellaneous operate in --------.......---- 28 917 3094983 1461 91 1 766 143 5019210 534631 5 967 002 6562601 12448128 13675057 544456 614456
General. ----------------------------------- 96010881 11161432 4283100 4753454 18045504 20667131 15728650 21514523 38057 54 46935108 45 76356 323850
Transportation for investment-Cr ...---..... 2 378 756 3944449 S 880 13874 257.232 348 471 185519 825 480 448 631 587 83 9 518 145 175
Railway operating expenses ---- 2 015 858 740 2 356 057 531 88241 608 94 580 680 374 553 138 446 54321 3 371742294 490 751 844 834 537 034 1 031873785 93 561 699 106 447 038
Net revenue from rilway operations------------558173069 818584058 16840814 30550388 83 19 94 148554 985 123 393 47 184446 97 223 54210 363552346 54 93 3 8382214
Rallway tax accruals---------------------------------255 625988 849224 346 9 639 707 9117 439 47 869460 4609 750 51158746 56113956 1086 57 913 324 145 18 734 674 23 642 280
Railway operating income........-----------.. 30 547 081 569 359 718 7211 107 21432 949 35450464 1024628 35 78234726 188 333 017 114 896 297 258 288 01 35838 579 60180334
Equipment rents-Dr. balance---------------------- 70966744 71105 38 4026538 4583646 15071989 1706481 10438743 8388410 295372860 30033537 d 2442664 d 46713,3
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance........... --------------- 6506 680 7 44 87 054590 4200151 5 070 07 5475036 519 04 590 70 14 233 743 15265917 -TU m T
Net railway operating Inoome-..~.--.--...-.. 205073657 470829505 d 870011 12650158 15308368 79924718 5666697 214353877 71105294 8069288747 37240871 63761551
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .......... 78.3 74.2 84.0 75.6 81.8 75.0 75.1 72.7 78.9 73.9 63., 55.9
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 151 599 050 146 884 34 4 752 394 4 720 076 27 700 523 87 487 944 33 750 093 3 906 5 66 86203010 65 114 586 11 503 614 10 676 19
Pay roll | |1taxes..----------------------- -73 693 63 46 539 97 3 191 613 2 62 679 13 943 858 11319 884 13 691 13240 281 01 070331 718344 3 *84 705 1494 766
All other taxes.........9-------------------------------181 932 349 202 684 371 6438095 64947 60 33 935 602 34773 866 37 467 183 43 873 675 77 830 880 8414130 15449969 22 147 514

Southern Region Southern Distriot Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western Distriet
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1938 1937 19y 3 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month#--.. 38638 38741 44685 447%7 45 877 46 090 56689 56950 29410 9 495 131976 132 535

Freight .------------.----------------------_79 603 .79 ,319 050 ,47 #416 420 756 1495 684 756 645 778 443 7304 783 836 40 448 6 6471 057 280 7184 047 069 215 178 5,00 838 34 80 99
Passenger .........------------------------------------ 3539165 40189714 40915499 4643898 24178357 26053848 5886833 62653221 14o065596 .573480 98130786 104252547
mail -------------------------------4 0 2 7 -678 4 43638 15871897 16360941 6114438 6194937 306655 31492196
6411875 410 70873 9073619 409160 41 070 7942359 8675 471 8 813 89 3 313688 14847617 16602169
6 411:Jllllll ii l 71 i ^ ^ 1 W m l 11 1 I S
Al other operating revenues--------11 86543 1 746 97 14 974 878 17 90936 14 237509 80 186821 21509094 24288 719 8 868 797 9 815 343 44615 400 5429088

Railway operating revenues........... 34325 405 391289 397 491407 357 581559 049 296 964558 364 573 881 511658852 583007 640 215909798 850074888 1024533208 1197656 409

Maintenance of way and structures............... 41343 348 45 776 098 57 461 769 65 609 290 44 083 130 5 335 245 66 857 659 80547 880 32 060 267 34 15965 14 001 056 166699090
Maintenance of equipment------------------------. 66317946 78 769196 96 805120 113387831 58213036 70 679859 97914588 115 617563 39 29665 45 330139 195 9289 231623761
Traffic...-----------------.---..---- --- 11 221416 1176 209 1453 S138 14776631 9 146 0 9 053 876 16779499 17190412 8407370 8676286 3433 3894 34 920 74
Transportation--Rail line ...------- 130 878 264 139643258 1694953532 18 734926 119167995 131170123 194 678 11 213677659 80344662 86740124 394190769 431587906
Transportation-Water line------------ ..- 3510 628 4 243574 -- 3510 68 42435 74
Miscellaneous operations ---------------------------- 3870 985 3189057 3415441 3 803513 3 050 299 3 207 80 3 7697783 8293867 1847667 1 969597 12595748 13471 67
General- -------------------------------- 13693 78 14 958 786 18 289 084 30191 636 11 405 508 1a 508 679 18 79993 81499047 9 549468 10 479 855 39 684541 44487581
Transportation for investment-Cr.---..... 319770 438 35 41288 583510 400 663 587829 641305 1 538170 475869 647 115 151737 8 377 3 114
Railway operating expenses..........----------- 266004917 89347369 359566616 399920307 244664904 277367756 405526956 459530832 171563230 187364851 821755090 94 63 439
Net revenue from railway operations----------------77 247488 97816 1286 131 840741 181638742 52 99654 87206125 106131896 123 476808 44346 568 68710037 202778118 273392970
Railwa ax acruals ------------------ 463 4 648 94 30463368 50 245586 54105648 29866934 6407247 49578027 43839 016 1777528 14158 890 96 72 489 83 794553
Railway operating incqe ...... .....- 45 736 576 67 352 760 81595155 187533094 22 432 720 60 798 878 56 53 869 80247 792 27 069 040 48 551747 106 055 629 189 98 417
Equipment rents-Dr. balance--------------------- 7 036 45 7 679 4 59 681 154 356 747 87 6 97 242 19 936 159 19147146 9486 817 1195047 3 835 80 37917 43
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance----------------------1 892 833 1777 838 2 953 205 8867944 1 980 356 1990 567 4 296 980 4 260 434 3 022 396 3 040 017 9299 73 9 291 018
Net railway operating income.---...........--- 36807398 57749243 74 04826 9 181510794 12979537 51 833069 32320730 56840212 14619827 33716683 59920094 142389964
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)...__... 77.5 75.0 73.2 68.8 82.4 76.1 79.3 78.8 79.5 74.9 80.2 77.2
Depreoiationincluded in operatengep s 18076979 17 27453 29 580593 88150 482 16 57 731 15958 33 28 899 912 27 668 244 10 347 804 9 998 797 55815 2447 53 619274
Pay roll taxes ------------------------------ ---------9828 166 6 284089 13 112 871 7778 855 9076 998 2199 434 14 527684 6 769 082 14903M 8P N0I 29 7 I3 75 115 788276
All other taxes------------------------21 682 746 24179 879 37 132 715 46 386 79 20 789 936 24 207 81 35 050 343 36 459 994 11 1 72 1637
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1938-0-77056
SDoes not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
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Statement No. -100
OCTOBER, 1938


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING' EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled mrm 137 monthly reports of revenues and expeses representing I1 Cisms steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1938 AND 1937


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month. 234 243 235 161 6 788 6 976 26 320 26 391 24 712 24 753 57 820 58 120 6 049 6 045
Revenues:353 3 309166 74468041 144963299 156277212 22613903 23402998
Freight ................................... #-293 761 995 #307 104 480 #9 528 941 9 177 492 #51 731 257 54 711 264 53 509 800 59 033 103 114 769 99 122 921 89 21 245 356 21 838 25
Passenger....................................... 31459 456 35510 131 2 678 943 2942744 6447168 7 268 698 8610 091 939856 17 736 202 19 609778 542 701 693 661
Mail.................................... 802 472 8 281469 36 319 386 440 1 305 069 1332992 1463148 1 454 2,20 3 131 536 3 1735652 250 546 234 419
rExpress o --iie ----- -............... 5 323 28 5 335 682 287 47 287 119 1022 273 12097 858 930 718 995 637 2 240 338 2 378 614 119 09 129 660
All other operating revenues........... 14 693 852 16 694 051 823 828 921 897 3 285 688 3 681 967 2 975 409 3 589 445 7 084 925 8 193 309 455 991 507 002
Railway operating revenues .......409081 37209235813 15682678 1371592 653791 455 68 092 779 67489166 74 468 71 1440963 299 156 277 212 22 613903 23402998
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structuress........ 40356 729 42 843 518 2250088 2064 520 6192672 7412201 6092756 7310520 14535516 16787241 1860118 2102358
Maintenance of equipment................. 59749612 69 575 830 1978458 2609938 11804 808 14051953 11787252 14 493869 25 70518 31155760 3711346 4150217
Trafficl.ay opening inom .. 8 00854 8 8743 420 237 52 231 5085 1 442 73 1 565188 1479038 1 537 9 3 129 426 3 235 316 372 967 37014
Transportation-Railline 120 301 283 134 651 323 5 370 293 5 451 439 23 640 057 26 760 575 23 680020 27 302 155 52 690 370 59 514 169 4 804 644 5 196 702
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n W a t e r l i n e .. .. .. . .. ... 3 8 3 9 2 6 4 6 6 8 2 3 -- -
Miscellaneous operationsi....... -...- 68 2980 158 3 52682 14061 194 714 5649631 611 773 622 234 776 4522 1 327 608 15820532 52 932 659873
General...................................... 10389 259 11 125835 449 005 479 575 1 967 192 2085 076 1692798 1 814 563 4108993 4 579 234 516 131 528902
Transportation for investment-Cr ................. 300 500 673 077 661 2 418 13 967 44 644 30 893 177 726 45 521 224 786 15 252 12 026
Railay operating expenesee ....... 2 409 081 270 37 54 0 425 452 11 029 278 45 598 255 52442 82 0 45 293 25 53 07 368 101 316 910 116 529 466 11 302 886 12 402 166
Net revenue from railway operations .... 111031 902 102 568 459 3 257 226 2 686 414 1 193 200 15 649 959 22 195 963 21 411 373 43 646 389 39 747 746 11 311 017 11 000 832
Railway tax accruals ...------...................... 30944 357 29 354 702 1 085 905 955 560 5 274 369 4 410228 6 715 976 6 865 584 13076 250 12 231372 2982 088 2 523 677
Railway operating inooe ............................ 80 087 545 73 213 757 2171 321 13730 854 12 918 831 11239 731 15 4r9 987 14 545 789 30 570 139 27 51 374 8 328 929 28 477 155
Equipment rents-Dr, balance ....... 8a 528 818 9 22 015 557 625 502144 1971561 1998254 1121555 882 411 3 650 741 3382809 d 514 218 d 852014
point facility rent--Dr. balance2992973 121 303 490935 48 844 77 637 623 942 5145612 618 1p6 1614184 1727 932 193 192 73
Net railway operating income ...... 68 65754 60860439 1122761 74 86 10 69851 8617 535 1381220 1304523 25305 14 22 405 633 8729489 983 416
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ._. 68.6 3 72.5 976.2 80.4 71.5 77.0 67.1 671.2 69.91 74.6 509820 53.08
Depreciation included in operating expenses 1 995 28 16 77 621 534 106 517 055 3 066 245 3 115 586 5 896 04 3 836 456 7496 415 7 469 097 1280 446 112267963
Pay roll taxes .................................. ----- 8 747 378 7 103 737 362 561 260484 168176 1 241819 1'0 211 1 406 858 3 694 54 290916 403 073 194 681
All other taxes --................ .. .... -- 2219979 22 250965 723 344 695076 3 592501 351684409 57065765 574582726 923814710 93228211 2 579015 2328996

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1936 1937 9389 1937 193 9 1937 1935 1937 1938 1937 193 5 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month.........-- 38 56 38 722 44 605 44 767 45 851 45 997 56 562 56 857 29 405 29 420 131 818 132 274













Ralloay operatingevenses 30651262 33173285 41954148 45575451 29510019 31466421 49747104 54484096 19880900 22301920 99138023 108252437
troRevenueias: $37894521 36 880 487 $591392877 58 718743 0 36 428394 $38 85 9895 59 853 735 $61469 051 $234569991 $25108838 $119852120 $125463878
F r e i gh t -------- -. ------. --------. -.---- ---------.-.-. --- -----. -- ----....
1oPassenger------------.--------------.-----.. 3 134 492 735 121 5 677 193 4 428 782 2 226 448 2 666 045 6 269 598 6 915 910 1 550 015 1 889 618 10 046 061 11 471 571
mail.................................... -- 181 197 1 189 200 1431 743 1 423 619 1 006 619 1 016 553 1926 7199 1 945 874 705 855 721 771 3 639 193 3 684 198
-----4 737 01 572 984 046 931 232 575 304 564 84 1 124 959 040 504 398 261 420 468 2 098 524 2 025 836
All other operating revenues...---..- 1418 55 12274 510 28 1 87451144 2 017 285 942 490 2 3308889765 2 68 552 2 907901 1 125338718 1 244 791 5 731 38 6 483 457
Railway operating revenues ............ 44493 500 44 116 63 67107 403 67 519 661 42179 25 45 44 216 71 843 563 74 279 24 27347 46 29 85 484 141 370 281 149 128940
apenseonce d res4826780 5 073 884 6 686 898 7 176 24 6 24 593 5 637 956 8 939 351 9 123 4 371 4 118 645 19 134 31 18 880 035
Maintenance of equipmentr.............................. 7 812 415 8 716 795 11 523 761 12 87 012 6 351 725 7 058 932 11664 872 13 18 494 4 638 736 5 375 632 22 655 353 25 553 058
Traffic ofeuim..........................ent..------- 1 251 572 1 246 759 1 624 539 1 616 899 991 474 997 492 1 855 914 1 905 506 947 281 988 207 5 794 669 3 891 205
Transportation--Rail line-............................... 15 032 107 16 284 6857 19 836 751 21 481 559 14 438 735 16 185 643 24 114 054 26 908 414 9 221 373 10 561 538 47 774 162 53 655 595
Transportation-ater line ..................8392 46 82 38 926 466
Miscellaneous operations........................... 253 304 289 519 3506 236 355 392 311 189 3653143 833 769 969 059 201856 251556 1346 314 1 585 758
General............................................. 1494 243 1 593 657 2 010 374 2 122 59 1 32 9 580 1 318 670 2038 286 2 234 200 992 006 1 071 172 4 269 872 4624 042
Transportation forinvestment-Cr... 19159 32 186 34 411 44 2 2 67 277 97415 83 068 241 834 70 223 64 830 220 568 404 079
Railway operating expenses....................... 30 651 262 33 173 285 41954 148 45 575 451 29 510 019 31 466 421 49 747 104 54 484 096 19 880 900 22 301 920 99138 023 108 252 437
Net revenue from railway operations-.... 13842 238 10 943 578 25 155 255 21 944 210 12669 236 13997 795 22096 459 19 795 144 7 466 563 7 083 564 42 232 258 40 876 503
Railwray tax accruals ope".. ations- .... .3 659 964 3 388 053 8 642 052 5911 730 3 299 413 3708 903 5 798 797 5 519 639 2 127 845 1 985 058 11226 055 11 211 600
Railway operating income.......................... 10182274 7 555 325 18 511 203 16032 480 9 369 823 10 288892 16 297 682 14 275 505 5 338 718 5100 506 31006 203 29 664 903
Equipment rents--Dr3 balance.......................... 638 781 705 741 124 563 73 727 1154 135 1359 227 2 671 680 3 247 315 927 699 1 168 937 4 753 514 5775 479
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance 2.................. 205 530 246 639 319 188 372 392 232 948 240 413 483 351 438 492 343 302 342074 1 059 601 1 020979
Net railway operating income ......-............. 93537963 6602945 18067452 15586 361 7982740 8689252 15142651 10589 698 4067717 3 589495 25193088 22868445
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....6...... 8.9 75.2 1 62.5 67.5 70.0 69.2 69.2 73.4 72.7 75.9 70.1 72.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses 2 018 715 1 923 637 3 299 161 3 150600 1 851 666 1 827 936 3 215 370 3 161 8671 1132 671 1 128 121 6 199 707 6 117 924
Pay roll taxes------------.....................-------------- 1115011 976 864 1 518 084 1 171 545 1 067 705 977 559 1750 357 1356 299 716 692 689 173 3 534 754 3 023 031
All other taxesl........-...................... ..--- .. 2544 953 2 411 189 5 123 968 4 740185 2 231 708 2 731 344 4 048 440 4 163 340 1 411 153 1 293 885 7 691 301 6 188 569

Does not include Boston & Albany. the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 137 monthly reports ot revenues and expenses representing 143 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCI.UDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 19I8 AND 1937


OCTOBER, 1938


United States New Engand Rein j/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Regon Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item

1938 1937 1936 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month... 234 589 235 567 6 83 6984 26 340 26 515 24720 24 774 57943 58 273 6 057 6046
Revenues:
Freight ---- 342 622 378 2 887 911 167 #76 087 976 $92421434 $406070502 6529 858205 $428776967 $594958995 $910 935 445 $1 217238 634 $158062833 $198259207
Passenger .....---- ---337758 798 369558 376 29287871 30662 154 67 511046 75000 707 88 190 342 97248 723 184 989 259 202911 584 6 066035 7.057 839
Maill.....___.....-..--.. ------ 772888618 79447616 3650861 3820133 12326311 12773290 13561987 13796760 29539159 30390183 2284390 2357885
Express ---..-.---------............39272277 48920250 148577 2497298 6 671546 9490014 5839041 8300082 14 59164 20287394 790166 1174869
All other operating revenues ................- 130 530719 161 729994 7 989 809 9445681 29085111 36 066870 26 256 594 35 362998 6 331 514 8075549 3 565431 4 822 850
Railway operating revenues....- ........- 2 927472790 3547 567 403 118 765094 138846700 521664516 663189086 562 624931 749667558 1203054541 1 551703344 170768855 213.672650
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures- 354 190472 425 654 505 19 651754 19213 834 55935027 70226 529 52 319 653 77 849485 127 906 434 167289 848 17 978 539 21 935 550
Maintenance of equipment ................... 556 710409 700 608725 20 089 355 24099592 103766 410 136 418949 105913 141 156654732 229768906 317173273 34198 520 38768842
Traffic........ ..-..........-85340352 87587176 2295121 2459670 14610340 14997464 14150651 14924733 31056112 32381867 3683689 3570562
Transportation-Rail line 1122971 694 1 255258927 50302731 52659205 220 544147 249024021 220 857782 264115715 491 674660 565798941 43421 732 48289 370
Transportation-Water line.....-....- 3 894 554 4709 397 -
Miscellaneous operations ........... 31 439475 34 473 520 1 602 529 1 960 858 5 583 971 5 958 086 6589 36 7 3846 3 13 775 736 15 257 590 597 388 680 329
General .................................. 106400120 122740161 4732105 5233029 20012696 22752208 17421446 23329106 42166247 51314343 5092487 5761752
Transportation for investment-Cr- 2 679 257 4 617 525 6 541 16 290 271 199 393 115 216 413 403 205 494 153 812 610 107 770 157 201
Railway operating expenses............. 2 258267819 2 626414 886 98667054 105609898 420151 392 498 984142 417035496 543 809 21 955 853942 1 148403 252 104 864 58 118 849204
Net revenue from railway operations..................... 669 204 971 921 152 517 20098 040 33 236 802 101 513 124 164 204944 145 589435 205 858 346 267 200 599 403 300 092 65 904 270 94 823 446
Railway tax accruals-.......-------------..... 286 501 543 278 579 050 10 715 612 10073 000 53 075 027 50502 978 57 874722 62979540 121 665 361 123 553 518 21 716 762 26165957
Railway operating income ......-------.... 382 703428 642 573467 9 382428 23163 808 48438097 113701966 87 714713 142 878 806 145 535 238 279744 574 44 187508 68 657 489
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................................. 79494757 80337343 4584153 5084790 17 043.551 19060735 11559492 9270821 33187196 33416346 d 2956882 d 5 303 L37
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .... 29 499 652 30 546 182 4 545 25 4 685 995 5 647 744 6 098978 5 674 657 6 208 876 1 867926 16 993 849 1 174 030 1 215 859
Net railway operating income..--......... 273709019 531 689 942 252750 13393017 25 746 802 88 542 253 70480564 127399 109 96480116 229 334 379 45 970 360 72744967
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....... 77.1 74.0 83.1 76.1 80.5 75.2 74.1 72.5 77.8 74.0 61.4 55.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses 168 534 333 163 622 863 5 226 500 5 237 131 30 766 768 30 603 30 37 646 157 36 743 382 73 639 425 72 584 043 12 784 060 12 103 092
Pay roll taxes- 82 441 017 53 674 121 3554173 2 883 163 15625626 12 561 704 15 341774 14 647 140 34 521 573 30092 007 3 687778 1 689 447
All other taxes...... .....................204060526 224904929 7 161439 7 189 83 37 449 401 37 941274 42532 948 48 332 400 87143 788 93463 511 18 028 984 24 476 510


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1936 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month... 38 630 38 739 44 687 44 785 45 87! 46080 56 676 56941 29410 29488 131 959 132 509
Revenues:
Freight.................-... ..-...-........ .$317497800 $355 930834 $475 560633 *$554190041 $82 206836 $343668815 (466302404 $532586339 207 617060 $240287338 956126300 1116 482 492
Passenger ---------- ---- 38526657 43864835 44592692 50922674 26404805 28719891 66156431 69541131 15615611 17463096 108176847 115724 18
Mail............- 11160845 11523154 13445235 13881039 9685315 9952871 17798616 18306815 6820293 6916708 34304224 35176 394
Express ............................. 7276612 8829982 8066778 10004851 4666858 5178934 9067318 9715975 3818159 3733096 16946335 18628005
Allotheroperating revenues ---- 13 283 991 15257255 16 849422 20080105 16179999 22 517 586 24177646 27196620 9992138 11060 134 50349783 60774 340
Railway operating revenues.......-.....-- 387 745905 43540 0600 358 514760 649078710 339143813 410 038 097 583502415 657 286880 243 257261 279460372 1165 903489 1 346785 349
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures -..-......- 46170 128 50849982 64 148667 72785532 50327723 56 973 201 75 797010 89671 314 36010 838 38 934610 162135 371 185579185
Maintenance of equipment.....- ............... 74130361 87485991 108328881 126254833 64 564761 77738791 109579460 128736057 44468401 50705771 218612622 257180619
Traffic... ---12472988 12822968 16156677 16393530 10137499 10051368 18635413 19095918 9354651 9664493 38127563 38811779
Transportation-Rail line ----145 910 371 155 97 115 189 332 103 204216485 133 606 730 147 355766 218792166 240 586073 89566 035 9301 668 441964931 4854301
Transportation-Water line--.-- 3 894 554 4 709 397 394554 4 709397
Miscellaneous operations..--- 3 124289 3 478 576 3 721 677 4 158 905 3 361 488 3 572 946 8 5351 9 262 926 2 049 023 2 22115 13942062 15 057 025
General__ .........--............-15186971 16552443 20279458 22314195 12644662 13827349 20768279 23733247 10541474 11551027 43954415 49111623
Transportation for investment-Cr-- 338 929 470 521 446 699 687 722 467 940 685 244 724 373 1 780 004 546 092 711945 1 738 405 3 177 193
Railway operating expenses.---...-....... 296 656 179 326646554 401 520764 445 495758 274 174923 308 834177 455274060 514014928 191444130 209666771 920 893113 1 032515876
Net revenue from railway operations -........ 91 089 726 108759506 156 993996. 203582952 64 968890 101203920 128228 355 143271952 51 813 131 69793601 245010376 314269473
Railway tax acruals ...-- ---35170876 33851421 56 87638 60017378 33166347 30116151 55376824 48748655 19405373 16141348 107948544 95006154
Railway operating income_:.....--........ 55 918850 74 908 085 100106358 143565574 31 802543 72 087769 72 851531 94523 297 32407758 53 652253 137 061832 219 263 319
Equipment rents-Dr. balance......-....... 7 675 126 8 531420 4 718244 3 228 083 8 626962 8 334469 22 607 839 22 394 461 10 354516 12 963984 41 589317 43 692914
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-- 2 098 363 2 024477 3 272 393 3240336 2 213 304 2 230980 4 780 331 4698926 3 365698 3 382091 10359 333 10 311997
Net railway operating income ---....- 46 145 361 64 352 188 92 115721 137097155 20 96 277 60522 320 45463 361 67429910 18 687544 37 306178 85 113182 165 258 408
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)......... 76.5 75.0 71.9 68.6 80.8 75.3 78.0 78.2 78.7 75.0 79.0 76.7
Depreciation included in operating expenses.-- 20 095 694 19 197 990 32 879 754 31 301 082 18 419 397 17 780 709 32 115 282 30 830 111 11 480 475 11 126 918 62 015 154 59 737 738
Pay roll taxes -------------------- 10943177 7 263147 14630955 8 952594 10144703 3176994 16278042 8125321 6 865744 327 205 3328848 14629520
All other taxes...... ................------ 24 227 699 26588 274 42 256 683 51 064 784 23 021644 26939 157 39 098 782 40623 334 12 539629 1 814 143 74 660055 80376 634


Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
d Deficit or other reverse items.


in Great Lakes Region.


U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1930-0-7705






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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08730 4100


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

S BUREAU OF STAtISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATG EXPENSES OF CLASS I STA RAILWAYS I THE UNITED STATES
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SWITCHINGG AND TERIALu. COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


SbmNat aN. M.L
NOVEMBER, 1938


FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMlR. M38 AND WI


United Statee New England Region A/ Grat Lakel Region Central tern Region Etern Distriot Pocahontas Region
Item
1938 1937 1938 19 19 1 1937 193 1937 193 1937

miles of road operated at close of onth..... 234167 235 103 6782 6976 26312 26360 24707 24753 57801 58089 6049 6044

reight..........- $264 134 842 258684243 $8 152903 $7 657558 #47 886703 47 457 011 48 717 536 $47 542 391 #104 757 142 )102 656 960 )19219 260 $18 062 506
Passenger ...................................30211146 3317859 2970 342 011825 6338450 7055198 S8459356 8828744 17768148 18895767 509250 600452
MNail- .........................................8 073 400 8 132367 372 154 369703 1 255 58 1 870 509 1420 158 1 476 387 5 047 900 3 116 599 235 3538 255 702
4 037 052 4030480 211 856 186 560 761 025 649934 689 340 701 019 1662 221 1 537 513 93 528 90801
other operating 25 398 14015 428 84733 887 956 3 00087 33218 2 847 056 3003 978 6 744 482 7 224114 432 509 428 68
Railway operating revenues....-.........- 319681838 318180377 12554 594 12113602 59291853 59764832 62133446 61552519 133979893 133430953 20489885 19437949
ExpanteOe of wy and trus.r- 34 601 189 36 519126 1 798 499 1 562 419 5 794 879 6 363 963 5 518 159 6 504 826 13 111 537 14 431 208 1 851 569 1 983 613
Maintenance of equipment ..... ..... .........59468188 65312767 2062 381 2 355 301 11 880 659 13 271 25 11832526 13 420670 25 775 566 29047196 650564 3678983
Traffienlo upent....... ---.... 8446 522 8 761658 214 809 236 818 1465 195 1 424 684 1 384 964 1454 560 3 065 968 3116 062 352272 371626
Tranportation--Rail 115 223 593 124 0935-12 4 947 705 5 145 265 23 14 957 25 009 457 23 035 102 25 049 685. 51129764 55 204 407 4 573 660 4991 087
Transportation-ater line .............. 420172 494 225 47 1 346767 1 538 12 52 709 0 857
MisenllneOou operations------.....-. ...... 2 881 936 3 282 064 136 092 177 546 567 823 611 107 622 5 744
Genral........... ......... 10 510 402 11259 797 48 507 475 18 1962 444 2087 288 1 782 452 1 80937 423 403 4 365 414 483 831 505 380
Transportation for investment-Cr .. .... 294 914 427 802 1 552 2454 19470 34 321 40775 33 537 61 797 7012 7173 489
Ralway operation expenses. 231257088 249295347 9 666 441 9950084 44799 487 48733 403 44135 280 48946611 98601208 107632098 10 957432 11584 057
Net revenue from railway operations. ..... 88 424 750 68 885030 2888 153 2 163 518 14 492 366 11 031429 17 998 166 12603908 35 378 685 25798 855 9 532 453 7 853892
Railway taxscoruals. ....-- 2776163 26025104 1061162 978423 4 221376 4759 33 5506 14 5 23606 10788687 10961392 2636359 1757525
Railay operatingincoe....... ... 60663114 42859926 1826991 1185095 10270990 6272066 12492017 7380302 24589998 14837463 6896094 6096367
Equipment rents-Dr. baln 8147 960 7278 547 518 761 441 341 2457 91 165 389 968 373 660437 3944925 2737 1671 4036 6751
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance ............... 2 850 473 3062282 280 642 468 377 526 427 543 033 723 745 650 73 1 530 814 166214 071
Net railway operating income __ 49664 681 32519097 1 027 588 275 377 7 286 772 4 093 644 10799 899 6069 134 19 114 259 10438 155 7185 863 6 651 122
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)-.. 72.3 78.4 77.0 82.1 75.6 81.5 71.0 79.5 73.6 80.7 53.5 59.6
Deprecintion included in operating expenses... 16666345 16 570102 529086 519 715 3 027 795 3 14 242 3639 517 3594 041 7 196 398 7 257 998 1 285 781 1 229 246
Pay-roll taxes- .............----_............ 8 322 491 6582177 329 488 326 346 1 533 452 1 134 805 1629 475 1 305 623 3 492 415 2766774 390 004 169 378
All other taxes .. .... .... 19 43914 19442927 731 67 652077 2687924 3624558 3876674 3917983 7296272 8194618 2246355 1588147

Southern Region Southern District Northwesten Region Central Western Region outhwetern region Wetem District
Item
193 19T 193 19 193 19 19 193 1937 193 1937 193 197

Mile of road operated at close of month ....-.. 38556 38 72 4 44605 44 766 45 851 45 986 56551 56 853 29 359 29 409 131761 132 248

reightv nus: 34 558 997 $33 925 901 )53 778 257 *51 988 207 $30 500 488 $29 350 991 $53 670 1235 51980 034 $21 428 832 22708051 $105 599 443 $104 039 076
Passengereh ........................................- 3034 771 3696 526 3 544 021 4 296978 125 406 2378 553 5 388 527 6 091 521 1 385044 1655 040 8 898 977 10125 114
eMail.............-- 1199 32o 1195 415 1434 658 1 451117 993000 998 182 1897 740 1 859 962 700 102 706 507 3 590842 3 564 651
reo-............................. 690553 687746 784 081 778547 441579 475 998 841458 898 528 307 713 339 896 1 590 750 1714420
All other operation 1275 6 1327441 1708174 175612 1512 854 1 491 594 2 343 078 2 509 009 916 830 1 034 582 4 772 742 5 035 185
Railway operating revenues ..--...--... 40 759 306 40833029 61249191 60270978 35573307 34695 316 64140926 63339054 24 738 521 26444076 124452754 124 478 446
Expenses:
Maintenanoo or way and structures ---- 4 696 141 4880 429 6 547 710 6 864 042 4 365 674 4406 207 6 945 338 7 033 160 3 630 930 3 784 509 14941 942 15 223 876
Maintenance of equipment- -........... 7 7777961 8753102 11428525 12 432085 6IB 175 6678929 11035452 12171055 4610470 4983502 22264097 23 833 486
Traffic..... ...........................- -1 267 307 1307796 1 619 579 1 679 422 1.004 526 986 922 1 837 477 2 007 487 918 972 971 765 3 70 975 3 96 174
TransportatiOn-Railine.: 1 4698649 15633617 19272309 20624704 13497854 14215702 22450832 24006723 8872834 10041976 4482152 48 264401
Tra-eportation-Water line 420o.72 494 225 420 172 494 225
so ort operation- rlins --.--.------- 253 890 286 321 306599 347178 291448 313511 757320 863770 179 802 219482 1228570 1396763
MGe aneosorat-o-s-..................- 1445 5855 1620596 1 939 686 2 125 976 1237048 1 307 640 2052 721 2 353 293 1047 544 1 107 474 4 337 313 4768 407
transportation or vetment-............ 25000 6900 2 17 7038 61 107 49 272 89011 17558 0 826 6 271 200944 287 101
Railway operating expens..... 30124803 32418961 41082235 44003018 26 953 61 27859639 45410301 48 77155 19209726 21043437 91573645 97660231
t revenu ro railway operations..10634 50 8414 O 20166956 1667 960 8619689 6 835 677 18 730 625 14 581 899 5 528 795 5 400639 32879 109 26 818 215
Railmwa tax a ruals ...3641155 35 33 84 6 277 51 4 99090 306 068 3214880 5 843 235 5023143 1791 132 1814780 10 695 435 10072 803
Railway operating i nome 6993348 510684 13 889442 11 77051 5558S21 3600797 12887 350 9556756 3737663 3585859 22183674 16745412
Equipment rents-Dr. balance..................... 651 334 502 701 244 998 135 185 942 645 792 720 2112259 2 417 276 903 133 1 196 199 3 958 037 4 406 195
Joint facility rent-Dr. ane 196 864 226 430 313 431 339 191 200 700 236 305 473-41 "4,61 900 331 887 382 745 1006 228 1 060950
Net railway operating inoe.. 6 145 150 4 15 1 553 13 331013 10802675 4 41.5276 .2 571772 10 301 490 6 679560 2 502 643 2 026 915 17 219 409 11278 267
Ratio of expeneas to revenues (percent). 73.9 79.4 67.1 73.0 75.8 80.3 70.8 77.0 77.7 79.6 73.6 78.5
Deprecatianoludedinopeatingexpenses 2 032055 1959743 9317 86 3 1 88 9 1842242 824 831 318 143 165 293 124 726 1 991 6 152111 6 123 11
Pay roll taxes ........................... 1101 182 96050 1491 86 1129 883 989174 886 663 1 661381 1 19549 688 335 603360 38 89 2685 520
A11 other taxes .. .- 2539973 2272879 4 786 328 861026 2071894 2548217 4 181 54 3827646 1102 797 1211420 7356545 7387 283

Does not Include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses o wt ch e included with eow To rt Central returns in Oreat Laees Regicn.
Deficit or other reverse items.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


NOVEMBER, 1938


BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled frm 137 monthly rmpots ofreveues mand expeDm arepresemitig Chm I sten ramilway
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER.1m8 AND 1837


United States New England Region g/ Great Lakes Region Central Easter Region Eatern Distriet Pocahontas Region
Item

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1977 193 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at lose of month...... 234 545 235 535 6 873 6 984 26 338 26 512 24720 24 771 57 931 58 267 6 047 6 046
Revenues: 7749404 64250187 101569258 5198959. 177282093 16491818
Freight s ....$2 606 757 2223 146 765 716 $84 240 879 100078 992 $453957206 $577 3135 16 477494504 #642 501 387 $1015 692 589 1 319089505905 1777282093 216549818
Passenger --------------------...........- 67 969944 402876236 32258213 33673979 73 849496 82055905 96 649698 106077 468 202 757407 221 807 52 6575285 7658291
Mail ..--..............-..-.. ..............- 85 362018 87579984 4023015 4189836 13581899 14043800 14 982145 15273147 32587059 33506783 2519728 2613587
ross ...........----..-..-..- 43 309 329 52950730 1 960433 2 683 858 7432571 10139948 6528 81 9 001 101 15 921385 21 824907 883 694 1 65670
other operating revenues :::::::: .... 143 756 116 175 575 114 8 837 148 10 333 637 32 135 198 39 399 049 29103 649 38 366 974 70 075 995 88 099660 3 997 940 5081 233
Railway operating revenues................ 3 247 154 629 5 865747 780 131 319 688 150 960 302 580 956 370 722953 918 624 758 377 811220077 1 537 34 435 1 685 134297 191258740 233110599
Expenses:
Mantenane of w and structures 388 791 661 462173631 21450253 20776253 61 729 906 76 590 492 57 837 812 84 354311 141017 971 181721056 1930108 23919163
Maintenance of equipment 6 16178 596 765 921491 22 151736 26454 893 115647069 149 690 174 117 745 667 170 075 401 255 544472 346 220468 37 849 084 42 447 825
Traffic .............................. 93 786 874 96 348 834 2 509 90 2696488 16076535 16422148 15 555 615 16 379 293 34122080 35497929 4035961. 3942188
Transportation--Rail 1238195289 1 379352439 $5 250 436 57804470 243661 105 274.033 478 243892884 289165400 542 804425 62100 348 47 995392 53 280 457
Transportation-Water line_.............. 4 314 726 5 203 622 -
Msnellaneous operations ..... 34321 4 37755 584 1 758 621 2 138 40 6 151794 6 569 193 7 212 088 8 088 116 15 122 503 16 795713 650 097 741186
General ----------......................116910 52 133999957 5220612 5708218 21975 140 24839 495 19203898 25132043 46399650 55679756 5576318 6267132
Transportation for investment-Cr... 2 974 171 5045 327 8 093 18 744 290669 427 436 257 188 436742 555 950 882922 114943 164 690
Railway operating expenses--.........-.. 2 489524908 2875710231 108 333495 115559982 464 950880 547717544 461170776 592757822 1034455151 1256035348 115822017 13043 261
Net revenue from railway operations...... 757 629 721 990 037 549 22986193 35 400 20 116 005490 175 236 374 163587601 218462255 302 579 284 429 098 949 754365 723 102 677338
Railway tax aruals ............. 314284740 304604154 11776 774 11051 422 57296403 55262341 63402432 68203147 132475609 134516910 24 53121 27923 482
Railway operating income. --............... .443344 981 685435395 11209419 24348 898 58709087 119974033 100185169 150259108 170103675 294582039 51083602 7/;753 856
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .........87 642 727 87 615 890 5102 914 5526131 19 501 342 20 696 124 12 527 865 9931258 37 132 121 36153 513 d 3 363 208 5 70 853
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance................. 32 350116 33 608464 4 826167 5154 372 6174171 6 642011 6 398 403 6 859 607 17 398 741 18655 990 iT 2957
Net railway operating income ..-......... 323.. 352 138 564 209 041 1 280 338 13668 395 33 033 574 92635 898 81258901 133468243 115 572 813 239772 536 53156 223 79 396 089
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) --76.7 74.4 82.5 76.5 80.0 75.8 73.8 73.1 77.4 74.5 60.6 56.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses 185259677 180192 065 5 815 586 5756 84,6 33 794 563 33 747772 41285 674 40 337 063 80 895 823 79 841681 14 069 841 13 332 338
Pa: roll taxes ......................90763420 60213050 3883662 3209508 17159078 13696509 16971159 15952762 38013899 32858779 4077782 1858 825
All other taxes. ........ 223 521 320 244 391 104 7 893 112 7 841 914 40137 325 41 565 832 46 431 873 52 250 385 94 461710 101658131 20 275 339 26 064 657


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

193897 197 19 1937 1938 1931938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month# 38 624 38737 44 671 44 783 45 873 46 072 56 664 56934 29 406 29 479 131 943 132 485
Revenues:
Freight $352 056797 (389856735 $529 338890 6606348553. 312707324 $373019806 $519 972 527 $584 506 373 #229 045 892 262 995 389 #1061 725 743 1 220 521 568
Passenger 41 561428 47 561 361 48 136713 55 219 652 88 530 211 31 098 444 71 544958 75632 652 17 000655 19118136 117 075824 125 849 232
Mail .........-..-.... 12 360 165 12 718 569 14 879 89 15332156 10 678 315 10 951053 19 696356 20 166 777 7 520 395 7 623215 37 895066 38741 045
Express. -..... 7 967165 9 517 728 8 850859 10 786 398 5108437 5654930 9908776 10614503 3519872 4 072 992 18 537085 20342 425
All other operating revenues............... .. 14 559 656 16 584696 18 557 596 21 665 929 17 692 833 24009 180 26 520724 29 705 629 10 908 968 12094716 55122 525 65 809 525
Railway operating revenues ............... 428 505211 476 239089 619 763 951 709 349 688 374 717 120 444 733 413 647 643 341 720625934 267 995 782 305 904 448 1290 356 243 1 471 2635795
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures -...... 50 866 269 55 730 411 70 696377 79 649 574 54 693 397 61 379 408 82 742 348 96 704 474 39 641 568 42719 119 177 077 313 00 803 001
Maintenance of equipment .. 81 908 322 96 239 093 119 757 406 138 686918 71 182 936 84 417 720 120 614 911 140907 112 49 078 871 55 689273 240 876718 281 014 105
Traffic .............................. .13740295 14130764 17776256 18072952 11142025 11038290 20472890 21103405 10273623 10636258 41888538 42777953
Transportation-Rail line ----- ....- 160609020 171560752 208604412 224841189 147104584 161571 468 241242999 264592796 98438869 107 343638 486786452 533 507 902
Transportation-Water line __...... .- 43 14 726 5 203 622 4 514726 5 203 622
Micellaneousoperation..................... 3378 179 3 764 897 4 02276 4 506 083 3 652 936 3 886 457 9 288 81 10126696 2 228 825 2 440 635 15 170632 16455788
General-- ... .-- --- ----------. 16 642 826 18 173039 22219144 24 440171 13881710 15134989 22 821000 26086540 11589018 12658501 48291728 53 880 030
Transportation for investment-Cr ---.... 363 929 533 421 478 872 698 111 529047 734 516 813 384 1 952 562 596918 777 216 1 939349 3 464 294
Railway operating expenses.-- .......... 326 760 982 359065 515 442 602999 489 498 776 301 128 541 336 693816 500684361 562772083 210653856 230710208 1012466758 1 130176107
Net revenue from railway operations....... .... 101724229 117 173 574 177 160 952 219 850912 73 588579 108039597 146958980 157 853 851 57341926 75194240 277 889 485 341087688
Railwaytax accruals ........- ............... -- 38812031 37 084805 63165 152 65008287 36 227415 33351031 61 220059 53771798 21196505 17956128 11864.3979 105078957
Railway operating income -.................... 62 912 198 80088769 113995800 154 842 625 37361164 74688 566 85738 921 104082053 36 145421 57 238 112 159245 506 236008731
Equipment rents-Dr. balance. ...-.......--.... 8 326 460 9 334 121 4 963 252 3 363 268 9 569 607 9 127 189 24 720 098 24 811 737 11 257 649 14160183 45 547 354 48 099 109
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance.-2 295 227 2250907 3585814 3 579527 2414004 2467285 5 253972 5160826 3 697585 3744836 11365561 11 372947
Net railway operating income..........-.... 52 290 511 68 503 741 105446 734 147 899 830 25 377 553 63 094 092 55 764 851 74109 490 21 190187 39 333 093 102 332 591 176 536 675
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -.. .. 76.3 75.4 71.4 69.0 80.4 75.7 77.3 78.1 78.6 75.4 78.5 76.8
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 22 127748 21 157 733 36 197 589 34 490 071 20 261 639 19 605 000 35 3U0 425 33 995 404 12 604 201 12259 909 68 166 265 65 860 313
Pay roll taxes 12 044 359 8 221 438 16 122 141 10 080 263 11 133 877 4 06 657 17 939 423 932081.8 7 554 080 3 889 533 36 627 380 17 274008
All other taxes ..-......-.......- 26 767672 28 863 367 47 043 011 54 928 024 25 093 538 29287 374 43 280 66 44450980 13 642 425 14 066 595 82 016599 87 804949


U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1939-0-77056


SDoes not Include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
d Deficit or other reverse items.






UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


i 3 1262 08730 425811 1Illll1llIiiII I
3 1262 08730 4258


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Staement No. M-100
DECEMBER,1938


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

Compiled from 17 monthly reports of resmud and expensesreprmesnting i Clas I stem railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1938 AND 1937


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

1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month........ 233 890 255 052 6 796 6 976 26 287 26 355 24 611 24 759 i 57 694 58 090 6 057 6 042
Revenues:
Freight ---....................... 251 320 071 $231 342936 $8 550 527 $7 475 988 $47 355 667 $42 857 175 $48 131 702 $42 983 804 $104 037 896 $93 316 967 $17 749 476 $16 283 026
Passenger ............................. 37 913 317 39933069 3420 748 3 263 477 8 369 368 8 542 756 9 645 906 9 811 236 21 436 022 21 617 469 731 898 781 886
mil ..-..................................... 10601 331 10 403 897 468656 482923 1 688 645 1655 671 1 828926 1772952 3986 227 3911 546 281 246 287 591
Express.......... 5 152 382 4 732 199 206 416 215 527 785 513 764853 730 655 714 600 1 722 584 1 694 980 110 297 98 334
All other operating revenues .........13349153 13908721 901 496 1016 267 3064 501 3 163 257 2655 774 2819 686 6621 771 6 999 210 429 935 431631
Railway operating revenues.................. 318 336 254 300320822 13547 843 12454182 61263694 56983712 62992963 58 102278 137804500 127 540172 19 302 852 17 882468
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures. -... 31370873 33420280 1579618 1610249 5737193 6636123 5084618 5693761 12401429 13940133 1565658. 1696752
Maintenance of equipment ...-... 60340136 60787338 2182722 2264380 12189185 13185919 12546024 12446783 26917931 27897082 3581875 3361637
Traffic ---------........... .. 8 742 742 9129394 231 969 233464 1426 308 1 521908 1464 639 1 529 891 3122 916 3 285 263 376 629 390 013
Transportation-Rail line.....................118 620 273 125 289768 5 327 267 5383 286 23 906 253 25300 521 24 319 595 25 045 276 53553 115 55729 083 4 564 278 4 558 652
Transportation-Water line ....... ..- 402555 429162 -- -
Miscellaneous operations................... 3180864 3 530063 174764 198 289 612 486 652 316 661748 784266 1 448 998 1 634871 60 343 61 162
General- .............------ --..10612346 11344891 467302 480972 1991862 2088628 1847551 1880 210 4306715 4449810 524289 562409
Transportation for investment-Cr ... 565 931 576195 4 459 5 883 d 617 44208 200 408 162175 204 250 212266 10040 30552
Railway operating expenses....-....... 232703858 24 354 701 9959183 10164757 45863904 49341207 45 723767 47218012 101546854 106 723 976 10663032 10600073
Net revenue front railway operations............. 85 632 396 56 966 121 3 588 660 2 289 425 15 399 790 7642505 17 269 196 10 884 266 36 257 646 20 816 196 6 639 820 7282395
Railway tax accruals ......................... 26616044 21061046 1015065 107352 5322069 4355160 4914601 4478041 11251735 8940553 2846 575 1 106 385
Railway operating income................... 59016 352 35905075 2573595 2182073 10077721 3287345 12354 595 ( 406 225 25005 911 11875643 5793 245 6 176010
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................... 7 322 190 7 405 032 493 219 466 765 2 162 669 1 902 355 900559 803 455 3 556 447 3172575 d 370 319 d 410680
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance................ 2320985 2505186 341089 403 877 238 480 213 396 657 247 664 376 1 236 616 1 281 649 luu u4 114 U6
Net railway operating income............. 49373177 25994857 1739287 1311431 7676572 1171594 10796 789 4938394 20212648 7421419 6063516 6472622
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ..........3.1 81.0 73.5 81.6 74.9 86.6 72.6 81.3 73.7 83.7 55.2 59.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses 16 563 469 16 841 606 527 002 525 361 3 024 025 3 481 322 3 535 311 3 550 387 7 086 338 7 557 070 1278 720 1 209 774
Pay roll taxes................................ 8404644 4747389 321509 d 579327 1 569 296 487382 1664710 1234802 3 555 515 1142 857 394373 144927
All other taxes --- --.........--......................... 18211400 16313657 693556 686679 3752773 3867778 3249891 3243239 7696220 7797696 2452202 961458


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1938 1937 193 1937 193 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month..... 38 483 38 702 44 540 44 744 45 833 45 958 56 464 56 851 29 359 29 409 131 656 132 218
Revenues:
Freight-- ----------....-. ............-- $34360750 $31695900 #52 110 226 $47978926 $26607455 $24 827692 47 941 313 44616 564 $20623181. $20602787 #95171 949 $90047043
Passenger........................... 4348167 4941474 5060065 5723360 2963986 3329876 6760907 7362010 1672337 1900354 11397230 12592240
Mail ........- ------ 1462 217 1436347 1743463 1723938 1341083 1328671 2707761 2618822 822797 820920 4 871 641 4768413
Express.-- ---- 1 241 354 849 889 1331 651 948 223 536 782 588 457 1113 480 1053960 427 885 446 579 2078 147 2088996
All other operating revenues 1 388077 1 428 173 1 818 012 1 859 804 1 500064 1 441936 2438 141 2 554 684 971 165 1 053 087 4 909 370 5 049 707
Railway operating revenues.......-.......... 42 800565 40351 783 62103 417 58 234 251 32949 370 31 516 632 60961 602 58 206 040 24 517 365 24 823 727 118 428 337 114 546 399
Expenses:
Maintenance of way andstructures. 4226679 4341857 5792337 6038609 3741218 4178568 5968408 5597925 3467481 3665045 13177107 13441538
Maintenance of equipment ....... 7 699 768 7 598 966 11281 643 10960 603 6 391 760 6 151424 11 400 127 11 036 999 4 348 675 4 741 230 22140 562 21 929 653
Traffic ...------ 1363543 1390385 1740 172 1780398 974509 1 009541 1943 745 2061 998 961 400 992194 3879654 4 063733
Transportation-Rail line ----15566986 16245013 20131264 20803665 13691393 14 432889 22307239 24335190 8937262 9988941 44935894 48757020
Transportation-Water line ......... 402 555 429 162 402 555 429 162
Miscellaneos operations. 350178 374 140 410 521 435 302 305 878 326205 618 826 914 384 196 641 219 301 1 321345 1459890
MGeeral ...... ...1.------ 5 18 764 1593337 2043053 2155746 1236878 1449488 1 960934 2179 358 1064 766 1 110489 4 262578 4739335
General........... ------------------------2 17 5
Transportation for investment-Cr...... 22648 53561 32688 84113 83 710 59235 158325 147444 86 958 73137 328 993 279 816
Railway operating expenses................ 30703270 31490137 41 366 302 42090210 26 257 926 27 488 880 44643509 46 407 572 18889267 20644 063 89790702 94 540515
Net revenue from railway operations-....... 12 097 295 8 861 646 20 737 115 16 144 041 6 691 444 4 027 752 16 318 093 11 798 468 5 628 098 4 179 664 28 637 635 20005 884
Railway tax acoruals-.. .....- 3245608 2114 489 6 092183 3220874 2475652 2888 321 5385 715 4385 870 1 410759 1625 428 9272 126 8 899 619
Railway operating income -............... 8 851687 6747157 14644932 12923167 4215 792 1139431 10932378 7412598 4217339 2554236 19365509 11106265
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ---- .. 734 594 830745 364 275 420065 723874 745 322 1669 328 1915605 1008 266 1 151465 3401 468 3 812 392
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.............. 201917 260 145 301965 374213 175 651 178 596 326 160 414 308 280 393 256 420 782 204 849 324
Net railway operating income............... 7915176 5656267 13978692 12128889 3316267 215513 8936890 5082685 2928680 1146351 15181837 6444549
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............ 71.7 78.0 66.6 72.3 79.7 87.2 73.2 79.7 77.0 83.2 75.8 82.5
Depreciation included in operating expenses 1 927 572 1 982 670 3 206 292 3 192 444 1 831 029 1782 068 3 9 3 15658 1122860 153 166 6 270 83 6 092 092
Pay roll taxes......... 126 115 854 306 1 520 488 999 23 1008 782 868 213 1627601 1157 431 692 258 579 55 3 328 641 2 605 299
All other taxes-... -------- 2119493 1260183 4 571 695 2221641 1466870 2020108 3 78 114 3228 439 718 501 1045 773 5943 485 6294 320

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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 I14 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1938 AND 1937


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 193 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month ...... 234 483 235 511 6 864 6 983 26 334 26 511 24 709 24 768 57 907 58 262 6 049 6 045
Revenues:
Freight ve2 858 077 292 $3 378108 652 92 791406 $107 554 980 501312 872 $620172 391 $525 626 206 $685 485 191 119 730 484 1 413 212 562 $195 031569 $232774844
Passenger.................................... 405 883 261 442 809 304 35 678 961 36 937 456 82 218 864 90 598 661 106 295 604 115 888 703 224 193 429 243 424 820 7 307 183 8 440 177
Mail.................................. 95 963 350 97 983 881 4 491 671 4 672 759 15 270 545 15 699 471 16 811 071 17 046 099 36 573 287 37 418 329 2 800 974 2 901 178
Express................ 48 461 71 57 682929 2 166 849 2 899 385 8 218 084 10 904 801 7 259 036 9 715 701 17 643 969 23 519 887 993 991 1 364 004
All other operating revenues .... .. 157 105 269 189 483 835 9 738 644 11 349 903 35 199 699 42 562 306 31 759 425 41 186 661 76 697 766 95 098 870 4 427 875 5512 864
Railway operating revenues.................. 3 565 490 883 4 166 068 601 144 867 531 163 414 483 642 220 064 779 937 630 687 751 340 869 322 355 1 474 838 935 1 812 674 468 210 561 592 250 993 067
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures420 162 55 495 59910 2 029 871 22 86 50 67467099 83 226 615 62 922 431 90 048 071 15 419 401 195 661 188 21 395 76 25 615 915
Maintenance of equipment .. ... 676 518 731 826708 829 24 334458 28 719 273 127 836 254 162 876 092 130 291 690 182 522 185 282 462 402 374 117 550 41 430959 45 809 462
Traffic .......-.... .................. 102 529 616 105 478 227 2 741 899 2 929 952 17 502 843 17 944 055 17 000 254 17 909 184 37 244 996 38 78 191 4 412 590 4 332 201
Transportation-Rail line ..................... 1 356 815 562 1 504 642 207 60 577 703 63 187 756 267 567 358 299 33 999 268 212 479 314 210 676 596 357 540 676 732 431 52 559 670 57 839 109
Transportation-Water line---........ ....... 4 717 281 5 632 784 802 348
Miscellaneous operations ......3......... ...... 37 502 275 41 285 649 1 9335 585 2 356 694 6 764 2860 7 221 510 7 875 836 8 872 382 16 571 501 18 430 586 710440 802 348
General........ .... .......---........ 127 522 868 145 344 848 5 687 914 6 189 189 23 967 002 26 928 124 21 051 449 27 012 253 50 706 365 60 129 566 6 100 607 6 829 541
Transportation for investment-Cr 3 540 102 5 621 522 12 552 24 627 290 052 471 644 457 596 598 917 760 200 1 095 188 124 983 195 242
Railway operating expenses........... 2 722 228 766 3 119 064 932 118 292 678 125 724 739 510 814 784 597 058 751 506 894 543 639 975 834 1 136 002 005 1 362759 324 126485 049 141 033 334
Net revenue from railway operations.......... 845 262 117 1 047003 669 26 574853 57 689 744 131 405 280 182 878 879 180 856 797 229 346 521 338 836 930 449 915 144 84 076 543 109 959 733
Railway tax accruals-..............................-..... 340 779 786 325 665 199 12 791 839 11 158 774 62 659 643 59 617 501 68 154 864 72681 187 143 606 346 143 457 462 27 199 696 29 029 867
Railway operating income.......................... 502 482 331 721 338 470 13 783 014 26 530 970 68 745 637 123 261 378 112 701 933 156 665 334 195 230 584 306 457 682 56 876 847 80 929 866
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .-............. 94 964 906 95 020 922 5 596 133 5 992 896 21 664 011 22 598 479 13428423 10 734 71 40 688 567 39 326 088 d 7 53
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance.......... 34 671 111 36 113 652 5 167 256 5 558 249 6 412 651 6 855 407 7 055 650 7 523 985 18 635 557 19 97 641 -90 8458
Net railway operating income ................. 72 846 314 590 203 896 3 019 625 14 979 825 40 668 975 93 807 492 92 217 860 138 406 636 135 906 460 247 193 953 59219 739 85 868 711
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)...... 76.3 74.9 81.7 76.9 79.5 76.6 73.7 73.6 77.0 75.2 60.1 56.2
Depreciation included in operating expenses 201 825 146 197 033 671 6 42 588 6 282 208 36 820 588 37 229 093 44 820 985 43 887 450 87 984 161 87 598 751 15 348 561 14 542 112
Pay roll taxes.................................................... 99 168 064 64 972 738 4 205 171 2 630 181 18 728 374 14 183 891 18 635 869 17 187 564 41 569 414 54 001 636 4 472 155 2 005 752
All other taxes -.-.................................. 241 611 722 260 692 461 8 586 668 8 528 393 43 931 269 45 433 610 49 518 995 55 493 623 102 036 932 109 455 826 22 727 541 27 026 115


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1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937 1938 1937

Miles of road operated at close of month#.. 38 607 38 743 44 656 44 788 45 870 46 062 56 648 56 925 29 402 29 474 131 920 132 461
Revenues:
Freight $386 417 547 $421 552 635 $581 449 116 $654 327 479 $339 314779 $397 847 498 $567 913 840 $629 182937 $249 669 073 283 598 176 $1 156 897 692 $1 310 568 611
Passener45 909 595 52 502835 5216778 60 943012 1 494 197 34 428 320 78 305 865 82 994 662 18 672 992 21 018 490 128 473 054 138 441 472
Mail ng................... ......-.- .......-... 13 822 382 14 154 916 16 623 356 17 056 094 12 019 398 12 279 724 22 404 117 22 785 599 8 343 192 8 444 135 42 766 707 43 509 458
il 9Express- ... 9208519 10367617 10202510 11731621 5645219 6243387 11022256 11668463 3947757 4519.571 20615232 22431421
All other operating revenues-- ... 15 947 733 18 012 869 20 375 608 23 525 733 19 192 897 25 451116 28 958 865 32 260 513 11.880 133 13 147 803 60031 895 70 859 232
Railway operating revenues.................. 471 305 776 516 590 872 681 867 368 767 583 939 407 666 490 476 250 045 708 604 943 778 831 974 292 513 147 330 728 175 1408 784 580 1 585 810 194
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 55 092 948 60072 268 76 488714 85 688 183 58 434 615 65 557 976 88 710756 102 302 399 43 109 049 46 384 164 190254420 214 244 539
Maintenance of equipment......... 89 608 090 103 838 059 11 039 049 149 647 521 77 574 696 90 569 144 132 015 038 151 944 111 53 427 546 60 450 03 263 017 280 302 943 758
Traffic 15 103 838 15 521149 19 516 428 19 8535 350 12116 534 12 047 831 22 416 635 23 165 403 11235 023 11 628 452 45 768 192 46 841 686
Transportation-Rail line 176 176 006 187 805 745 228 735 676 245 644 854 160 795977 176 004 357 263 550238 288 927 986 107 376 131 117 33279 531722 346 582 264 922
Transportation-Water line.................... 4 717 281 5 652 784 4 717 281 5 632 784
Miscellaneous operations .........................3 5 728 557 4 139 037 4 438 797 4 941 385 3 958 814 4 212 662 10 107 697 11 041 080 2 425 466 2 659 936 16 491 977 17 913 678
General -- .......... .18 16590 19 766 76 24 262 197 26 952 921 15 118 588 16 584 477 24 781 34 28 26 8 12 653 784 13 768 990 52 554 30 58 619 365
Transportation for investment-Cr ...... 386 577 586 982 511 560 78224 612 757 793 751 971 709 210 006 683 876 850 353 2 268 342 3744110
Railway operating expenses ......... .... 357 484252 390 555 652 483 969 301 531 588 986 327 386467 364 182 696 545 327 870 609 179 655 229 543 123 251 354 271 1102 257 460 1 224 716 622
Net revenue from railway operations .. 113 821 524 126 035 220 197 898 067 235 994 953 80280023 112 067 349 163 277 073 169 652 319 62 970 024 79 373 904 306 527 120 361 093 572
Railway tax accruals............. 42 057 639 39 199 294 69 257 335 68229 161 38 703067 36 239 352 66 605 774 58 157 668 22 607 264 19 581 556 127 916 105 113 978 576
Railway operating income.... --........... 71 763 885 86 835 926 128 640 732 167 765 792 41 576 956 75 827 997 96 671 299 111 494 651 40 362 760 59 792 348 178 611 015 247 114 996
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.... 9 061 054 10 164 866 5 327 517 3783 333 10 293 481 9 872 511 26 389 426 26727 342 12 265 915 15 311 648 48 948 822 51 911 501
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ......2 497 144 2 511052 3 887 789 3 953 740 2 589 655 2 645 881 5 580 132 5 575 134 3 977 978 4001 256 12 147 765 1222 271
Net railway operating income.........-.... 60 205 687 74 160008 119425426 160 028719 28 693 820 63 309 605 64 701 741 79192175 24 118 867 40479 444 117 514428 182 981224
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).......... 75.8 75.6 71.0 69.3 80.3 76.5 77.0 78.2 78.5 76.0 78.2 77.2
Depreciation included in operating expenses 24 055 320 23 140 403 39 403 881 37 682 515 22 092 668 21 387 068 38 617 375 37 152 262 13 727 061 13 413 075 74 437 104 71 952 405
Pay roll taxes ...... .......... 13 170474 9 075 744 17 642 629 11 079 496 12 142 659 4 944 168 19 567 024 10 478 249 8 246 338 4 469 189 39 956 021 19 891 606
All other taxes .. ................28 887 165 30123 550 51 614 706 57149665 26 560408 31 295 184 47 038750 47 679 419 14 360 926 15 112 367 87 960084 94086 970
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/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
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