Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1939

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Title:
Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1939
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:
1939
Frequency:
monthly
regular

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Subjects / Keywords:
Railroads -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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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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Miles of road operated at close of onth......
Revenues:
Freight........................ .......................................
Passenger............................. ................ .
Nail ........................................................................
Ers -------.-------------- -
Al er operating revenues ---
Railway operating revenues---
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ---
Maintenance of equipment .........
Traffic-...................................---..----- --
Transportation-Rail line... ------
Transportation-Water line.. --------
Miscellaneous operations...... ----
General...................................................----........
Transportation for investment-Cr---
Railway operating expenses ...- .....
Net revenue front railway operations... ......
Railway tax accruals-.....--------..........
Railway operatingincome...................
Equipment rents-Dr. balance..........................
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.............
Net railway operating inoome......--......
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).........


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United States


1939


233 825

0246 802 584
34 785 495
7 925 906
3 357 044
12897 738
305 768 767

31 375 988
62 105 960
8 514 221
116 728 400
373 347
3 179 066
10 838 662
169 194
232946 450
72822 317
29 086 401
43 735 916
7 908 591
2936 614
32890711
76.2


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Great akes Region


Central Eastern Reion


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234 854

(218 304 821
37 427 990
7 865 774
2 421 475
13 088 325
279 108 385

30 585 245:
58 281 255
8 689 054
120 029 545
414 993
3 501 950
11 217 693
154 179
232 565 356
46 545 029
28 615 863
17 927 166
7 815 325
2967 805
7 144 036
83.3


6 805

$8 928 812
2 947 384
379244
153 945
907 464
13 316 849

1 404 685
2 183012
208 820
5 341 249
173 328
447 138
356
9 757 876
3 558 973
1 074 737
2 484 236
607 534
469 952
1 406 750
73.3


6960

$7 666 119
3 161 395
394 957
93 515
825764
12 141 750

1707867
2048 562
233 906
5 487 556
188 071
502 938
448
10 168 452
1973298
1079 530
893968
510826
464 618
d 81476
83.7


26 224

(47 460765
7 034 074
1 238 912
519 942
2984001
59237694

5 290 614
11 892 730
1 404 375
23 516 160
623 792
1 994 530
9 560
44 712 641
14 525 053
5 584 165
8 940 888
2 085 628
548 527
6 306 733
75.5


26 308

139 412985
7861800
1 224 351
333618
2974 168
51 806 922

4 818433
10 682 305
1 472 527
24057759
662006
2059 308
19 294
4373 044
8 073 878
5 504 486
2 569 392
1 829 582
638 680
101 130
84.4


24 614

$48 539 107
9473 461
1 371 550
541 392
2604 129
62 529 639

5 842 624
13 175 373
1 362 941
23 970 488
644 421
1 897 223
7 050
46 886 020
15 643 619
5 320 683
10 322 936
1 001 209
591 260
8 730 467
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40 870 362
9 585 752
1340 41;
310948
2 621 811
54 729 292

5 423 635
11 729 278
1 392 705
23 780 013
762731
1 838 554
9 361
44917 559
9811733
4993857
4 817 876
1 023 183
539 434
3 255 259
82.1


57 643

$104 928 684
19 454 919
2989706
1 215 279
6 495 594
135 084 182

12 537 923
27 251 115
2 976 136
52 827 897
1 441 541
4 338 891
16 966
101 356 537
33 727 645
11 979 585
21 748 060
3 694 371
1 609 739
16 443 950
75.0


58 012

$87 949 466
20608 947
2959 727
738 081
6 421 743
118 677 964

11949935
24 460 145
3099 138
53 325 328
1 612812
4 400800
29103
98 819055
19 858909
11577 673
8 281 236
3 363 591
1 642732
3 274 913
83.3


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6 039

$15 257 028
767 584
226 442
45 818
312949
16609821

1 834 954
3 584 308
358 733
4 562764
68 625
534 506
8 399
10935 491
5674 330
2451123
3 223 207
d 402364

3498 615
65.8


6 057

(17 698 942
682 315
245 382
77 491
305 901
19 010 031

1 833 186
3993 668
376 024
4 612 689
65 661
532 594
9 318
11404 504
7 605 527
2393 401
5 212 126



5 414 588
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Depreciationincluded in operating expenses... 16 804310 16 753962 525 265 524 869 3027 672 3 114175 3 760025 3659 831 7312 962 7 298875 1 278 652 1266 327
Pay roll taxes......................... 8 462 932 8 477 646 353 614 357 954 1 641 665 1 608 260 1 695 949 1 645 551 3 691 228 3 611 76 391 137 387 607
Allother 20623469 20 138217 721 123 721 376 3942 500 38.96 226 3624 734 3 348 306 8 288 357 7 965908 2 002 264 2063 516


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

19-9 1339 1933 19 3919 91981939 1938 1939 1938 1939 193

Miles of road operated at close of nonth. 38 463 38 680 44 520 44719 45 821 45901 56 481 56 808 29160 29414 131662 132123
Revenues:
Freight ------ ----. 34968797 0 808 996 (52667739 646066024 624 834011 O 23030737 $43807203 $4074358 $20 564 947 (0515010 $89206161 $84289331
Passenger -------- .... ..... 4646202 5234776 5328517 6002360 2475022 2635881 6018654 6479562 1508383 1701240 10002059 10816683
Mail..---------------- 1181 123 1 198218 1 426 505 1 424660 991032 987555 1 839 882 1 802815 678781 691017 3509 695 3481 387
Express. __. _-------803 718 516 896 881 209 562 714 297 204 294 907 695 709 556289 267 643 269 484 1260556 1 120680
All other operating revenues................... 1429281 1510159 1735182 1823108 1416 118 1410834 2253 356 240204i 997488 1 30591 4666962 4843474
Railway operating revenues................... 43029121 39269045 62039152 55878866 30015 387 28359914 54614804 51 984 294 24017242 24207342 108645433 104551555
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ............. 4794315 4 464391 6627501 6299 345 3582242 3536592 5 502 493 568059 3125829 3118777 12210564 12335965
Maintenance of equipment---.....-........ 8101212 7673099 12094880 11257407 6737253 6 631255 11525749 11438507 4496963 4493941 22759965 22563703
Traffic................................... 1359286 1 373827 1 735 310 1732560 972756 1015865 1 883 698 1 883566 946 321 957925 3 802775 3 857356
Transportation-ail line --- 15723544 16 112748 20 336233 20675 512 13 307063 13854940 21401 124 22 462 582 8 856 083 9710983 43564 270 46 028 505
Transportation-Water line...------.. 373 347 414 99 373 347 414 993
Miscellaneous operations. ................ 423610 450 407 489 271 519032 304192 313855 751 539 823 71 192523 232 540 1248 254 1 370106
General...----- 1517081 1 620044 2049675 2154550 1288504 1342077 2101780 2225516 1059812 1094750 4450096 4662343
Transportation for investment-Cr .- 26448 19 514 35 766 27913 44731 20022 24 267 37449 47464 39692 116 462 97163
Railway operating expenses........ --. .... 31892600 31675002 43297104 42610493 26147279 26674562 43515463 44892022 18630067 19569224 88292809 91135808
Net revenue from railway operations..--- 11 136521 7 594 043 18 742 048 13 268 373 3 866 108 1685352 11 099 341 7092 277 5 387175 4 638 118 20 352 624 13 415 747
Railway tax acruals ...----------- ..... 3974590 3685343 6367991 6136466 3271944 3371024 5598029 5610688 1868852 1920012 10738825 10901724
Railway operating income ...-.... ..._. 7161931 3908700 12374057 7131907 594164 d 1685672 5501312 1481589 3518323 2718106 9613799 2514023
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ---843543 822263 515 622 419899 782596 718233 1 785521 2040018 1 130479 1273 584 3698 598 4031 835
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance -207 814 191 598 333273 318 554 211787 201779 454078 478 744 327 737 325996 993602 1006519
Net railway operating income ..--.. .......... 6 110 574 2 894 839 11 525 162 6 393 454 d 400 221 d 8605684 3 261 713 d 1 037 173 2060 107 1 118 526 4 921 599 d 2 524 331
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......... 74.1 80.7 69.8 76.3 87.1 94.1 79.7 86.4 77.6 80.8 81.3 87.2
Depreciation included in operatingexpenses 2047 847 1997 195 3326 499 3 263 522 1833067 1835736 3196152 3 204 387 1 135 630 1 151 442 6 164 849 6 191 565
Pay roll taxes_ .......- -... 1138301 1159318 1529438 1546925 984731 1010639 1575255 1 612 716 682280 695601 3242266 3318956
&ll other taxes __............_ 2836 89 2526025 4838553 4589541 2287213 2360385 4022774 3997972 1186572 1 224 411 7496559 7582768

Does not include Boston & Albany, th revenues an expenses of whch are included wth New York Central returns in great Lakes Region.
Deficit or other reverse items.


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FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1939 AND 193


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 199 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month...... 233 709 234 790 6 798 6 960 26 222 26 308 24 614 24 736 57 634 58 004 6 057 6 039
Revenues:
Freight ---..... .......... 224819047 $198374643 $8301509 (7094937 (43481658 $35569903 $44454362 $36175185 $96237529 $78840025 $163355599 $13566872
Passenger ................ ................................ 30236646 31 253973 2837256 2789855 5962871 6008547 7702438 7 7 3441 16502565 16581843 591852 582401
Masll......... ------............. 7 369292 7216946 354 796 338604 1 181596 1 133 886 1297 938 1 270 505 2 834 330 2742995 213 331 210654
Express-..........................- 2937932 2717953 116618 68451 443454 294168 436309 293987 996 381 656606 60589 41944
All other operating revenues ---- 11 541 416 11 473500 795 892 756369 2 625 362 2594929 2310908 2299908 5 732 162 5651 206 288093 270132
Railway operating revenues~........... 876 904 333 251037 015 12406071 11 048 216 53694 941 45 601 433 56201 955 47 843 026 122 302 967 104 472 675 17 489 464 14672 003
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ... 30597 138 29307 3 1 1431666 1447236 5128679 4855490 5575190 5 103586 12135535 1.1406312 1717167 1788 322
Maintenance of equipent.--58 960 858 54760047 2120276 1980 791 11526305 10 259 030 12031932 10 4*0307 25 678513 22680128 3 800406 33 61651
Traffic...........--- ----- ----- 8458391 8577448 22741 23608 1450225 141 185 1393 342 1 48 893 3 067 308 3 096 886 363193 399 5311
Transportation-Ral line............... 10908 233 108763354 4947187 4978149 22284225 21569977 22248 465 215 9615 49479877 48107741 4305881 4194436
Transportation-Water line..... .. .... 373 664 405 737 9 8
Miscellaneous operations......- 2 850 662 3059030 164269 167 386 530 735 535 132 536 740 6 3 452 1231 744 1 345 970 60828 65 024
General ........-... 10452342 10659999 455278 459798 1944039 2012112 1852786 1780943 4252103 4252853 486533 489045
Transportation for investment-Cr....... 155 358 178 847 774 746 7 968 10 684 3 309 2 635 12 051 24 065 5 460 3 646
Railway operating expenses .............. 220619 930 215353 899 9 341 643 9269422 42 856 240 40652242 43635 146 409t4161 95 83 029 90865 825 10728 548 10294 143
Net revenue from railway operations- 56 284 403 35683116 3 064 428 1778 794 10 838 701 4 949191 12 566 809 6 8 865 26469938 13606850 6760916 4377860
Railway tax accruals ..--- 27683 374 27250148 1059949 1097847 5404687 5 333234 5113647 4 869771 11578283 11300852 2195914 1851196
Railway operating income ................. 28 601 029 8 432 968 2004 479 680947 5 434 014 d 384 043 7453 162 2 009 094 14 891 655 2 305 998 4 565 002 2 526 664
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .------ 7167099 7284252 520353 489161 1877990 1679918 791128 892182 3189471 3061261 d 297751 d 278816
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-........... 2843 196 3 057 849 450181 457 365 494 170 527730 537 611 601 209 1 481 962 1 586 304 130 719 -132 6
Net railway operating income............. 18590734 d 1909 133 1033 945 d 265 579 3 061 854 d 2 591 691 6 124 423 515 703 10220 222 d 2 341 567 4 732034 2 672620
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)........ 79.7 85.8 75.3 83.9 79.8 89.1 77.6 85.6 78.4 87.0 61.3 70.2
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 16 724 022 16698450 523575 524 455 3021 982 3 097 072 3 685482 3668518 7231039 7 230045 1 277 580 1 278 922
Pay roll taxes.-------- ... 7990346 7887833 340117 367435 1 553 707 1489605 1565 085 1 516 715 3458 909 3373755 372 666 343 170
All other taxes --.. ----...... 19693 028 19362315 719 832 730 412 3850 980 3 843 629 3 548 562 3353 056 8119 374 7927 097 1823248 1508 026


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 193 1939193 193199 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month ..... 38 463 38 680 44 520 44 719 45 821 45 895 56 374 56 758 29 360 29 414 131 555 132 067
Revenues:
Freight ---------....... 31913038 (29389027 $48248637 (42955899 22286179 $20840905 38846029 $36672464 (19200673 $190653500 80332881 (76578719
Passenger-- ..... .. 4757074 5019910 5348926 5602311, 1995016 2112774 5098862 5508264 1291277 1448781 8385155 9069819
Mail..-.......-............... 1069 978 1056809 1283309 1267463 894008 890972 1709013 1663583 648632 651933 3 251 653 3206 488
Express.. ....... .................719 466 653 153 780 05 695 097 298 117 345 046 615 410 740 617 247 969 280 587 1 61 496 1 366 250
All other operating revenues.. ........ 1 329 255 1354589 1 617 348 1 624 721 1 308 559 1 237 413 1 981 059 2 08 444 902 288 951 716 4191 906 4 197 573
Railway operating revenues................ 39788811 37473488 57278275 52145491 26781879 25 427 110 48250 373 46593 372 22290839 22398367 97323091 94418849
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures..... 4671 658 4341636 6 388 825 6 129958 3 607019 3 281 418 5390 183 5 415 806 3075576 3 023637 12072778 11770861
Maintenance of equipment ----- 7669011 7324 389 11469417 10686 040 6492319 6359030 10963313 10682487 4 357 296 4352362 21812928 21393 879
Traffic ......... ..........-- ------- 1329769 1371640 1692962 1770951 962601 953365 1824671 1820128 910849 936118 3698121 3709611
Transportation-Rail line..... ............... 14773904 14738488 19079785 18932924 12690907 12655781 19589835 20252118 8241829 8814790 40522571 41722689
Transportation-Water line----- 373 664 405737 373 664 405 737
Miscellaneous operations....--- 423 421 423 777 484 249 488 01 275 786 273879 684 203 738 382 174680 211998 1134 669 1 224 259
General. .......------ ..... 1463506 1543150 1950039 2032195 1194 277 1231829 2 037 566 2078009 1018357 1065113 4250200 4374951
Transportation for investment-Cr 32 310 31 565 37 770 35 211 37034 26 143 44 386 51 034 24 117 42 394 105 537 119 571
Railway operating expenses ................ 298959 29711515 41027507 40005658 25185875 24729159 40819049 41391633 17754470 18361624 83759394 84482416
Net revenue from railway operations...... 9 489 852 7761 973 16 250 768 12 1396 33 1 596 004 697 951 7 431 324 5 201 739 4 536 369 4 036 743 13 563 697 9936 433
Railway tax accruals.-- ----- 3662512 3630567 5858426 5481763 3 152 797 3 134776 5349237 5463103 1744631 1 869654 10246665 10467533
Railway operating income................... 5827340 4131406 10392342 6658070 d 1 556 7953 2436 825 2082087 d 261 364 2791738 2167089 3317032 d 531 100
Equipment rents-Dr. balance --........----......- 830 725 890194 532 974 411378 734 396 612 398 1637122 1796 489 1073136 1202 726 3444 654 3 611 613
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance............ 205 900 208 580 336 619 341 440 235 773 261 509 475 934 521 605 312 908 346 991 1 024 615 1 130105
Net railway operating income............. 4 790715 3032632 9522749 5702552 d 2526 962 d 3310732 d 30969 a 2579458 1405694 617372 d 1152237 d 5272 81~
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ..._. 76.1 79.3 71.6 76.7 94.0 97.3 84.6 88.8 79.6 82.0 86.1 89.5
Depreciation included in operating expenses 2 045 910 1993 514 3 32349 3 272436 1 831 790 1837 816 3202 991 3 206 904 1 134 712 1 151249 6 169493 6 195969
Pay roll taxes -------.. ---- 08356 1082388 1459 022 1 425558 950 541 935196 1477 014 1 495154 64.4 860 658 170 3 072 415 3 088 520
All other taxes-.-. ....... 2576 156 2548179 4399404 4056 205 208256 2199580 3872223 3967949 1099771 1211484 7174 250 7379013

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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 136 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 140 Cla I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1939 AND 1938


United States New England Region A/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month ... 233 767 234 821 6 802 6960 26223 26 308 24 614 24 738 57 639 58 006 6 057 6 039
Revenues:
Freight .-6............................... $471631629 $416679464 $17 230 321 $14 761056 $90 942 422 74 982 88 $92 993 468 77045 54 620116621 616678949 34 034 541 $288ag900
Passenger ...............-----.......---........---- .. 65 022 142 68 681 965 5 784 640 5 951 251 12 996 94 13 870 348 17 175 900 17 369 193 35 957 48 37 190 792 274 167 1 349 985
ail..........1529198 15082721 734040 33 561 2 420 508 2 358 238 2 669 488 2 610 924 5 824 036 5 702 723 45871 437096
Express ................................... 6294976 5139 427 270563 161965 965 396 627 786 977701 604935 2211660 1 394 686 138 08 87 762
Allother operating revenues- .......... 24439 155 24 561 822 1 70 356 1 582 13 5 609 36 5569 095 4915037 4 921 719 12227 757 2 072 946 593 994 58 081
Railway operating revenues ................- 582 683 100 530 145 399 25 722 920 23 189 965 112 932 635 97 408 355 118 731 594 102 552 318 257 387 149 223 150 638 36 499 495 31 281 824
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 61 97 127 59 892 376 2 836 351 3 155 102 10419 294 9 673923 11417 814 10 527222 24 673459 23 356 247 3550 353 3 623 276
Maintenance of equipment ....- ....---- 121 066 818 113 041 303 4 303 288 4 029 354 23419 035 20 941 335 25 207 305 22 169 585 52 929 628 47 140274 7 794 074 6 945 959
Traffic ..... ..........-............... 16 972 612 17 266 301 432 561 470 714 2 854600 2903712 2 756283 2 821 597 6043444 6196023 739 217 758 044
Transportation-Rail line 225 810 633 228 792 699 10 288 436 10465 704 45 800 385 45 627 736 46 218 95 45 339 629 102 307 774 101433 069 8 918 570 8 757 200
Transportation-Water line.- 747011 820730 00 -
Miscellaneous operations...................------... 6 029727 660 982 337 59 355 458 1154 526 1 197 139 1 181 161 1 406 18 2 67328 2958784 126489 133649
General -- 21 291 004 21 877 692 902416 962 736 3 98 569 4 071 420 3 750009 3 619 497 8 590994 8a 65 65 1019127 102 551
Transportation for investment-Cr 324 552 333 026 1 130 1 194 17 528 29 978 10 359 21996 29 017 53 168 14 778 12 045
Railway operating expenses ............. 453 566 380 447 919 257 19099 519 19437 874 87 568 881 84 385 287 90 521166 85 861721 197189 566 189 684 882 22133 052 21229 634
Net revenue from railway operations-_------- 129 116 720 82 226 142 6 623 401 3 752 091 25 363 754 15 023 068 28 210428 16 690 597 60 197 583 33 465 756 14 366443 10052 190
Railway tax accruals..... 56 769 775 55 866 009 2 134 686 2 177 176 10 988 852 10 837 720 10434 330 9 863 627 23 557 868 22 878 523 4 589 315 4 302 319
Railway operating income .............. 72346945 26360133 4488715 1574915 14374902 2185348 17776098 6826970 36639715 10587233 9777128 5749871
Equipment rents-Dr. balance 15 075 690 15 099 576 1 127 887 999 986 3 963 618 3 509500 1 792 37 1 915 365 6 883 842 6 424 851 d 625 67 d 681 180
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance -----___---- 5 779 802 6 025 655 920133 921983 1 042 689 1 166 410 1 128 871 1 140 644 3 091 693 3 229 037 256 17829
Net railway operating income.. ........-- 51491 453 5 234902 2 440695 d 347 054 9 368 595 d 2490 562 14 854 890 3770961 26 664180 933 345 10 146 622 6 171 235
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .. 77.8 84.5 74.3 83.8 77.5 86.6 76.2 83.7 76.6 85.0 60.6 67.9
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 33 528 331 33 452 412 1 048 840 1 049 324 6 049 654 6 211 247 7 445 506 7 268 49 14544 000 14 528 920 2 556 232 2 545 249
Pay roll taxes............................. 16 453 282 16 365 480 693 731 725 389 3 195 372 3 097 865 3 261 034 3 162 266 7 150 137 6985 520 763 803 730 777
All other taxes........................... 40 516 49 39 500 529 1440 955 1 451787 7 7935 480 7 739 855 7 1735 296 6 701 361 16 407 731 15 89 003 3 825 512 3 571 542

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month .. 38 463 38 680 44520 44 719 45 821 45 898 56427 56 784 29 360 29 414 131 608 132 096
Revenues: $66 881 835 60 198 023 $100 916 376 $89 021 923 47 120 190 $43 871 642 $82 653 232 77 416 048 39 775 620 $39 580 360 $169549042 $160868 050
Passenger --h-t .... 9 403 276 10254686 10 677 44 11 604671 4470 038 4748 655 11117 516 11 987 826 2 799 660 3 150 021 38 14 1986 502
Passenger 2 251 101 2 255 027 2 709 814 2 692 123 1 885 040 1 878 527 3 548 195 3466 398 1 327 413 1 342 95 6 761 34 6 687 875
Express...............................................1 523 184 1 170 049 1 661 264 1 257 811 595 321 639 953 1 311 19 1 296 906 515 612 550 071 2422 05 2486 930
All other operating revenues 2 758 556 2 864 748 3 352 530 3 447 829 2 724 677 2 648 247 4 234 415 4 410 493 1 899 776 1 982 307 8 858 868 9 041 047
Railway operating revenues---...-..-......... 82 817 932 76 742 533 119 317 427 108 024 357 56 795 266 53787 024 102 865 177 98 577 671 46 318 081 46 605 709 205 978 524 198 970 404
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures....9465973 806 027 13016326 12429 303 7189 261 6818 010 10 892 676 11 146 402 6 201405 6 142414 24 283 342 24 106 826
Maintenance of equipment -------------- 15 770223 14 997 488 23 564297 21 943 447 13 229 572 12 990285 22489 062 22120994 8 854259 8 846303 44 572893 43957582
Traffic ......................................... 2 689 055 2 745 467 3 428 272 3 503 511 1935 357 1 969 230 3 708 369 3 7035 694 1 857170 1 894 043 7 500 896 7 566 967
Transportation-Rail line::::::.... 530 497 448 30 851 236 39 416 018 39 608 436 25 997 970 26 510 721 40 990 959 42 714 700 17 097 912 18 525 773 84 086 84 87 751 194
Transportation-Water line 747 011 820 730 747 011 820 730
Tracellsportation-peratier ns .....--.47 031 874184 973520 1007 833 579 978 587 734 1435 742 1562 09 367203 444 538 2382.923 2594365
General for...-----2 980 587 3 16 194 3 999 714 4 186 74 2 482 781 2 573 906 4 139 346 4 3035 25 2 078 169 2 159 863 8700296 9037 294
Transportation forinvestment-Cr------- 58 758 51 079 735536 635124 81765 46 165 68 653 88 483 71581 82 086 221999 216 734
Railway operating expenses ....... 62 191 559 61 386 517 84 324611 82 616 151 51 33 154 51403 721 84 334 512 86 283655 36 384 537 37 930 848 172 052203 175 618 224
Net revenue from railway operations ......---- 20 626 373 15 356 016 34 992 816 25 408 206 5 462 112 2 383 303 18 530 665 12 294 016 9 932 544 8 674 861 33 926 321 23 352 180
Railway tax accruals-................ 7 657 10 7 315 910 12 226 417 618 22 6424741 6 505 800 I0 947 266 11 073 791 3 613 483 3 789 666 20 985 490 21369 257
Railway operating income....-..............12 989 271 8 040 106 22 766 399 13789 977 d 962 629 4122 497 7 583399 1 220 225 620061 4 885 195 12 940'831 1 982 923
Equipment rents-Dr. balance 1 674268 1 712 457 1 048 596 1 031277 1 516 994 1 330 631 3 422 645 5 836 507 2 203 615 2 476 310 7 143 252 7 643 448
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ...................... 413 714 400 178 669 892 659 994 447 560 463 288 930 012 1 000 349 640 645 672 987 2 018217 2136 624
Net railway operating income...-............10 901 289 5 927 471 21 047 911 12 098 706 da 92718 d 5 916 416 3230744 d 3 616 631 3475 801 1735 898 3 779 362 d 7 797 149
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ---... 75.1 80.0 70.7 76.5 90.4 95.6 82.0 87.5 78.6 81,4 83.5 88.3
Depreoiation included in operating expenses.... 093 757 3 990 709 6 649 98 6535 958 3 664 857 67 55 699 14 6 411 29 2 270 342 2 302 691 12 334 42 12 387 534
Pay roll taxes-.................. 2 224 661 2 241 70 2 98 464 2 972 483 1 935 272 1 945 836 3 052 269 3 107 870 1 327 140 1 353 771 6 314 681 6 407 477
Al other taxes....5 412 441 5 074 20 9 237 953 8 645 746 4 489 469 4 559 964 7 894 997 7 965 921 2 286 343 2 435 895 14 670 809 14 961 780
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SRepresnt an average of the maleage 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

Comalio ern at~lreporbdnwmm.e#ad ea..mmpwsqmt 1120 CamI stem raiRa
(SWYCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MAI, I m AND 19I


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MARCH, 1939


United tates New Egland Region a/ Great le Regio Centrl Eaten Regi Eastem District Poehonms Region
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1939 1938 1939 198 1939 193 199 1933 1939 199 38 1 939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of onth.... 233 64 234 761 777 6 950 26 222 6 298 24614 24736 57 613 57 984 6 057 6 039
Revenues:
eight- ... ................. 257 468 679 227 069747 O 584 570 $8138 478 $48 914 591 *40740430 $50753 021 041963533 (109252182 90842441 17 761 248 14 212 769
Passenger ... 31 00519 30996842 2808941 2750460 5995478 5927022 7997146 7970531 16801565 16648013 633614 615809
M .......... 8378181 8002877 394154 373437 1 33 60 1296737 1511438 1446444 3258852 3116618 250375 253852
epres .. 5491370 4792654 282358 219286 1029193 865425 946304 789594 2257855 1874 305 142648 116317
other operatin- revenaues.............-.- 12552269 18075854 840037 810098 2776427 2877100 2567182 2 421194 6183646 6 108392 321400 291756
Railwayoperating revenues ...... 315091018 283017974 13910060 12291759 60068949 51706714 63775091 54591296 137754100 118589769 19109285 15490503

matenanoe or yand truoture..... 34675290 3 216884 1 575 587 156599 5538183 5152805 6318788 5 10383 13432558 11826186 1965973 1974851
ntnnoeof ent ................ 65159440 5792916 2301319 2293315 12769765 11034885 13457660 10831038 28 528 744 24159238 4061515 3579518
Traffic f 8.1.791950 8575579 22 827 197177 1 48 530 1450809 148830 1423656 3 172 664 3 071642 385 195 369297
TransportatioRall e-.....117735927 115903604 5432396 5376960 23815734 22945191 23940532 22711497 53188662 51033648 4698436 4429025
Msellaneoumoperations. ..----- 2982072 3102259 169190 153996 516747 544164 554037 644529 1239974 1343669 66631 64941
General 11~____ 10854164 11048660 472138 500401 2008922 2079315 1868680 1798594 4349740 4378310 523422 538992
Transportationfor Lnvseatmt--Cr ._...__ 76194 216179 434 712 11828 12365 10709 12289 22971 30366 5143 12058
Railway operating expeneI..___.... 2403358781 229004115 10176023 10087135 46096053 43194804 47617295 48500388 103889371 95782327 11696089 10944566
Net revenue from railway operations .. 74732237 54013859 3734037 2204624 139728896 8511910 16157 796 12096908 33 864 72 22807442 7413256 4545937
Railway tax ao ruals -8 ..._..____ ...... ...... 29470939 28378264 1079767 1083406 5555939 5462043 5906797 5427 83 12542503 11972682 2266908 1888048
Railwy operating inoome.............._ 45261298 25635595 2654270 1121218 8416957 3049867 10250999 666367 21382226 10834760 5146348 2657889
Equipment rents-Dr. blanoe........... 8025431 7 852 ;08 592267 489057 1849 694 1 586 545 929939 1 026435 3371 900 3 102037 186 366 159938
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance. 2918 978 3055 212 450 920 492057 586 992 631509 587511 602826 1 625 423 1 726 392 A.1a 1
Ntt railway operating lnoome....._......_.. 34316889 14728275 1611083 140104 5980271 831813 8733549 5034414 16324903 6006 331 5207579 2696646
Ratio of eIpenaea to revenues (perent)..... 76.3 80.9 73.2 82.1 76.7 83.5 174.7 7'.9 75.4 80.8 61.8 70.7
Depreciation included in operating expense. 16 894 482 16880 765 55 144 525 51 3087 637 3096383 3 851995 376 982 7 404 776 7 383 016 1277 538 1 79066
P roll xeso ...-..........- 8760117 869935 370517 365069 1670786 1593916 1728589 154404 3769892 3503689 409186 373281
Alloter txes 8........ ......20710822 20008329 709250 718337 3885153 386812 4178208 3 88 529 8772 611 846899 1857722 1 514 767

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193 9 1938 9939 193839 1 193 1 19 1938 1939 1938

Mle of road operated at oloe of Mnth ....435 3838680 44492 44719 45821 45886 56338 52758 29 360 29414 131519 132058
Revenues:
Freight -------- 36254098 3338560 -54 015 346 -472551329 .2. 389547 $25038 11 $45 965 669 12 15053 $21 845 935 #21 479 313 $94 201 151 *88 675 977
P =asenge-__.------- 4871497 4798287 5505111 5414096 2064037 2122817 554 300 54 2087 1286506 1385829 8893843 8934733
1L__ _-. 120558 1149948 1455933 1403800 1030278 1006178 1942411 1854668 690707 701613 3663396 3562459
r _1161386 1086352 1304014 1202669 497385 477749 1 05719 863014 366397 374917 1989501 1715680
rpt e03846 1414593 1825246 1706349 1368734 117559 82188550 81 141 986093 957374 4543377 4861113
Allrother operating revenues.-- 12 957374 4 543 77 42611
Railway operating revenues.............. 44996365 41787740 64105650 57278243 31349981 29820953 56 705649 52 42 963 85175638 24899046 113231868 107149962

Mainte ane of w m and truoturc 4.966581 4618051 6932554 6592902 4083368 3512203 6649380 664 371 3577430 3640222 14310178 13797796
Maintenance ofo eo uent ------ 8451055 7748645 12512570 11328163 7248216 6846 30 12.047116 11076895 4822794 4518572 24118126 22441767
T-a .fflo ...... 1315588 1287610 1700783 1656907 1044795 993928 1938267 1918530 935 41 934572 3918503 3847030
Trae.portation--Ra1le 15941918 15878026 20640354 20307051 13468892 13399947 215540 21 89 134 8862779 9272824 43906911 44562905
Trmortation--.a r 436 132 444 140 436 132 444 140
MioellaeouMoperaton a.---- ---445 988 433822 512619 498763 282801 280853 763 59 771 32 183139 207448 1229479 1 59827
Gueneal o- 1546104 1598888 206952 2 137880 1286762 1330 562 2089555 2102073 1077581 1099835 4434898 4 532470
Trmaportation for invetment-Crr 39 810 43 08 44 953 55 266 39 566 55 62 114 770 34 373 53 934 40 547 208 270 130547
Railway operating expene.......... 32627424 31521834 44 323453 42 466400 387356868 26308166 45384479 44814 30 19405210 19632920 92145957 90755388
Net revenue from ralway operation..... .. 12 368 941 10265 906 19782 197 14811 843 3993 713 3518787 11321 170 7 615 66 5 770 428 5266 126 21085 311 16 394 574
Railwa ta ........... 937205 3837560 6204113 5725608 3277794 3213432 5504890 5553732 1941639 1912810 10784323 10679974
Rilway operating ioom... 8431736 6428346 13.578084 9086235 715919 299355 5816280 261929 38288789 3353316 10360988 5714600
equipment rent-Dr. balanoe..... 988713 1 137 75 80347 977817 849659 693 369 1874 292 1921 A4 127233 13 155 471 3851184 3772854
Joint ility ret--Dr. baanoe..... 164597 178944 289732 300125 213 94 245661 450933 428408 338936 354626 1003823 1 028695
Not railway operatinginoomen_.. 7278426 5111647 12486005 78082931 d 476 44 4 641 675 3491035 d 287893 2362620 1843219 5505981 913651
Ratio of expenses to revenues (peroent)...... 72.5 75.4 "69.1 74.1 ? 873 88.2 80.0 85.5 77.1 78.9 81.4 84.7
Depreciation included in operation expenses. 2 03 527 2016 33 331 065 3 295 401 1 86 5291 184032 3206 559 3210175 1 125553 1 151 847 6 158 641 6 202 348
Ps "roll tazL_. Oa 110 5124 1. 5 1599 710 1541437 102849 978 482 16553847 1633944 708177 712383 Z390515 3384809
Al ot2er .te 6_ 2746681 2669404 4604403 4184171 849303 2234950 3851 043 3919788 1233462 1200427 7 33808 7355 16

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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled rom 136 mostly reports of revenues and eijenes repmenting l40 Cla I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 190 AND 1D 8


MARCH, 1939


United States New England Region A/ Great Region Central Eastern Region Eatern District Pocahonta Region
Item
1939 1930 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month.. 233 720 234 803 6 794 6 957 26 222 26 305 24 614 24 737 57 630 57 999 6 057 6 039
Revenues:
Freightvees:----------- ----------- 79100310 6643749212 6814891 $22899534 $139857Q13 $115723318 $143746491 8119009081 $310418395 $257631933 651795789 $43036669
Passenger----......-- --96 12 662 99678 806 98 593 581 8 70 710 18 992424 19797370 25 173046 25 339 724 52 759 051 5 8368 804 1 907 781 1 965794
Passengeril ............23--673380 23 165598 1 128 194 1106998 3 773768 3654975 4180927 4057368 9082889 8819341 709088 690.948
o -as 11 796 346 9 932082 552921 381252 1992589 1493211 1924005 1394529 4469515 3268992 280728 204079
other operating revenues................-.. 36 991422 36637674 2 543 39 2392230 8 38 790 8 446 194 7482218 7342913 18411401 18181337 915394 874837
Railway operating revenues.............~.....-- 897 774120 813 163 372 39632980 35481724 173001 584 149115068 182506687 157143615 395 141251 341740 407 55608780 46772 327
Expenses:
ExpMtenance of andtructures 96 648415 92 109 260 4411938 4721100 5 957 476 14 826728 17 736601 15 634605 35106015 3318243 1 6 56 598127
Maintenanceof equipment ..........-------- 186226259 170970472 6604607 6322669 36 188800 31 976219 58 664 966 33000624 81458 573 71 299 512 11 833 589 10 25 477
tenaffico r en. -- 25764560 25 842 079 658 388 667 891 4 313 129 48 435451 4244589 4245253 9216 106 9267 665 1 124 412 1127 341
Transportation-- line.:.::: 343 546 561 344 696 30 15 720 832 15842664 69 616 10 68 572 927 70159485 68051125 155496437 152466716 13 617006 13 186225
Transportation-Water line ...1183143 1264 870 -
Miscellaneousoperation- s .----------- 9 01179 9663 242 506 787 509454 1671273 1741 303 1735198 2051 696 3913258 4302453 193120 19859
General.. ------------------. 32145170 32926353 1 374554 1463 137 5947492 6 150736 5618690 5418092 12 940736 13031965 1542549 1562543
Transportation for investment--Cr 600 745 549 205 1 564 1906 29 356 42 343 21 067 39 285 51 987 8 534 19 921 24 103
Railway Operatin expenses.--................. 693 925 162 676 923 373 29275542 29525009 133 664 934 127580091 138138462 128362110 301078938 285 467 210 33 829081 32174 200
Net revenue ro railway operatons03848 958 136 23999 10357438 5 956715 39 336 650 21534977 44 368225 28 781505 94 062 313 56 273 197 21 779 699 14 598 127
Railay taxorualsa 86240716 84244272 3214455 3260582 16544791 16299762 16341129 15290860 36100373 34851204 6856223 6190367
Railway operating income-............------- 117608242 51995727 7142985 2696133 22791859 5235215 28027096 13490645 57 961 940 21421993 14923476 8407760
Equipet rents-Dr. balaoe 2,3 101 121 22 951 684 1 720 153 1489 043 5 813 3512 5 096 045 2 722 277 2 941801 10255 7412 9 8526 889 13 dg81
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ----- 8 698 778 9 080 865 1 371 054 1 414 040 629 680 1 797 919 1i 716 380 1 743469 4 717114 4 955 428
Net railway operating income..-----...... 85 808 343 19 963 178 4 051 778 206950 15 348 867 1 658 749 23 588439 8 805 375 42 989 084 6 939 676 15 354 201 8 867 881
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .. 77.3 83.2 73.9 83.2 77.3 85.6 75.7 81.7 76.2 83.5 60.8 68.8
Depreciation included in operating expenses 0 422 814 50335177 1 573 984 1574975 9077 291 9 07 63 1197502 11 03 331 21 948777 21 91 936 3 833 770 3 824 315
Pay roll taxes.-------------------------------------- 25213401 24 735 416 1064 248 1 090 458 4 866 158 4691780 4 989625 4706970 10 920031 10 489208 1172989 1104058
Allother taxes.---------------------- 61027315 59508856 2 150205 2170124 11 678633 11607982 11351504 10583 890 25180342 24361996 5683234 5086309

Southern Region Southern Distriot Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 193 1939 1938 1939 191939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month ... 38454 38 680 44511 44719 45821 45895 56 398 56776 29 360 29414 131579 12 085
Revenues:
Freight--------- ----------- 103 135 933 3 5368 $154931 722 6136573252 73 509 737 $68 910253 128 618 901 1957401 61 621555 $61059673 $63750 19 149544027
Passenger ---------------------------------- 14264773 15052 973 16 172 554 17018 767 6 534075 6871472 16660816 17413913 4 086166 4535850 27281 057 28 821235
ail ...-----------............ 3456659 3404975 4 165747 4095923 2 915318 2 884705 5491306 5 321066 2018120 2044 563 10424744 10250334
xpre ------------ ------ 2694550 2256401 2 975278 2 460480 1092706 1 117702 2 376838 2 159920 882009 924988 4 351553 4202610
All their operating revenues--... .. 4 26282 4 279 40 5177 776 5154 177 40911 3823 845 6 422 965 6538 634 2 885 869 2 939 681 13 40 245 13 02160
Railwy operating revenues_.....__ 127814297 118530272 183423077 165302599 88145247 83607977 159570826. 151007634 71493719 71504755 319209792 306120366

aintenanoe of way andstruotures....---------- 14452554 13424078 19948880 19022205 11272629 10330213 17542056 17791773 9778835 9782636 38593520 37904622
Maintenance of equipment ------ .. 24221 278 22 746 134 36 076867 33 271 611 20 477 788 19 83685 34536 178 33 197 889 13 677053 13 364 875 68 691019 66399 349
Traffic...........-------------------------.---.---- 4 004643 4033076 5 129055 5160417 2980152 2963158 5646656 5 622224 2 792591 2 828 615 11419 599 11413 997
Transportation--Rail line... --.--------. 46439 366 46729 26 60056372 59 915 487 39 466 8 39 910 668 62 566199 64 604 834 25 960 691 27 798 597 127 993 752 132 314 099
Transportation-Water line... ................ 113143 1 264870 5 065198 0 183143 1264870
Miscellaneousoperatlons ....-------.---------- 1293019 1 30800 7 1486139 1506 59,7 862 779 868 587 2 199281 2333625 550 342 61980 612 402 3854192
General....- 4526 691 4762 081 6069240 6324624 3 750 543 904 468 6228901 6 405 98 3155 750 3 259 698 13135 194 15 569 764
Transportation for investmwnt-Cr__...... 98 568 94 287 118489 118 390 121 331 101792 183423 122 856 125 515 122633 430 269 347 281
Railway operating expenses--._...... 94818983 92908 351 128 648064 125082551 78689422 77711887 129718991 151 097957 55789747 57563768 264 198160 866373612
Net revenue from railway operations....... 32 995 314 25 621921 54 775 013 40 220 048 9455 825 5 896 090 29 851 835 19 909 677 15 703 972 13 940987 55 011 632 39 746 754
Railway tax aooruals----------------- 11 574 307 11 153 470 18 430 530 17 43 837 9 702535 9 719 232 452 156 16 627 523 5 555 122 5 702 476 31709 813 32 049 231
Railway operating income............... 21421007 14468 451 36 344483 22876211 a 246710 d 3 82142 13 399 679 3282154 10148850 8 238511 23 301 819 7697 523
Equipment rents-Dr. balance- -------- 2 662 981 2 850 211 1 850 943 2 009 093 2 366 653 2 026 000 5 296 935 5 757 921 3 330 848 3 631781 10 994436 11415 702
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance .-578 311 579 122 959 624 960 119 661 514 708 948 1 380 945 1428 757 979 581 1 027 613 3 022 04 3165 318
Net railway operating income----..- 18179715 11 059118 33533916 19906999 3 274877 6_558 090 6721799 d 3 904524 5 838421 3579117 9 285343 d 6883497
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)_ 74.2 78.4 70.1 75.7 89.3 92.9 81.3 86.8 78.0 80.5 82.8 87.0
Depreciation included in operating xpees 6 147 284 6 007 044 9 981 054 9 831 359 5 491 86 513 87 9 60 702 9 621 466 3 395 895 454 38 18 492 98 1889 882
Pay roll taxes -59---3 415 12 7 409 865 4 58 174 4 513923 2 96 76 2 924 317 4 706 116 4 741 81 2 03518 317 2066154 9 705 19 9732285
All other taxes ---------------------------------------------8 159 122 7 743 605 13 842 356 12 829 914 6 738 772 6 794 915 11 746 040 11 885 709 3 519 805 3 636 322 22 004 617 22 316 946


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

Compiled from 136 monthly reported c revenues and epensme reprea nting 140 ClassI steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1939 AND 1938


Stimeat No. M-1

APRIL, 1939


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 193C 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month .... 3 23 552 234741 6 768 6 939 26219 26 297 24593 24 T,2 57580 57968 057. 6039
Revenues:
Freight ... .. 224587775 $811424490 $8991826 $7874555 $42184215 37 834282 $42183089 $39113570 $93359070 $84822557 $8673291 13328 559
Passenger. ................. 31791 316 31805139 2800904 2734098 6116788 6264318 8794455 8590 5S 17712147 17589071 676 502 664173
Mail...8121 529 7909809 371128 360853 1321570 1280404 1418283 1409 60 3110934 3050817 268163 233436
Expres 5271116 5043731 225476 218162 962343 920965 790866 745 79 1978685 1884906 114738 106 09
All other operating revenues ---- 12346018 12030427 796425 768871 2748234 2730458 2554 972 2545 69 6099631 6045098 284651 341190
Railway operating revenues .........._.. .. 282117754 268213596 13185759 11956539 53333150 49030427 55741 558 52405483 122 260467 113392449 10017345 14673 456
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures --- 36459178 33144187 1828519 1818451 5684967 5204720 6341185 4962585 13 854611 11985756 1461891 1849689
Maintenance of equipment_ 58927064 54870959 2183341 2185625 11385499 9897274 11298773 10305744 24867613 22388643 3340537 3312503
Traffic .__--__- ...... 8804525 8495 30 209 815 226 308 1490508 1460855 1457240 1379 65 3157563 3 067 128 365 385 367 85
Transportation-Railline............... 109829171 109151586 5097907 4978467 21820446 21688467 22164528 21447 88 49082881 48114222 3571025 4135 373
Transportation-Water line.... 375 872 368 957 -
Miscellaneous operations...---- -...-- 2859959 2968712 159951 157913 477252 588271 577617 656466 1214820 1342650 71911 68357
General-_- .- ------------ 10644111 10688021 442808 485859 1974284 1994198 1806586 1748609 4223678 4228666 499994 492 461
Transportation for investment-Cr--_ 277592 203412 352 548 8765 8339 7 997 3 56 17114 16 237 6490 9194
Railway operating expenses...................88227622288 219484312 9921989 9858081 42824191 40765446 43637878 40493301 96384052 91 110828 9304193 10216479
Net revenue from railway operations.............54495466 487L29284 3263770 2104458 10508959 8264981 12103686 11912182 25876415 22281621 713152 4456977
Railway tax c cruals- .. --------- 27828466 28060043 104051 1099167 5385225 5358414 5937304 5719745 12376580 12177326 1145439 1724325
Railway operating income ---............ 26667000 20669241 2209719 1005291 5123734 2906567 6166382 6192437 13499835 10104295 d 432287 2732652
Equipment rents-Dr. balance. -..- 8498185 8165311 577841 507183 1918232 1660964 1158107 1252060 3654180 3420207 d 181405 6 84193
Joint facility rent-Dr.balance.......... 2910880 3106798 454946 475170 590187 627321 596962 607379 1622095 1709870 "--1773 1 4r77
Net railway operating income -...........- 15257935 9397132 1196932 22938 2615315 618282 4411313 4332998 8223560 4974218 a 358614 2704368
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)..... ..... 80.7 81.8 75.2 1 82.4 80.3 83.1 78.3 77.3 78.8 80.3 92.9 69.6
Depreciation included in operatingexpenses. 16839986 16801549 524353 524775 3026572 350029 3827512 3762001 7378437 7314805 1279170 1278342
Pay roll taxes ........................ 8230169 7926545 321183 341599 1 557 889 1508033 1594123 1 475 b07 3472995 3325139 328730 353217
All other taxes-- 19598297 20133498 732868 757568 3827536 3850381 4343181 4244838 8903585 8852187 816709 1371108


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

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 198 :1939 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month ... .. 38420 38 681 44 477 44720 45810 45886 56 326 56758 29359 29409 131 495 132053
Revenues:
Freight $--..-- ------- 32746685 $31215350 $41419976 $44543909 $25792679 $23367 878 $43986299 $39 995 70 $20 029751 $18694476 $89808729 (82058024
Passenger--.-- .... ....- 4062857 4 102 62 4739359 4766798 2168673 238 298 5734616 5754858 1436521 1456120 9339810 9449270
Mail_ ................ ..................... .1162277 1159019 1430440 1392455 990618 960197 1912 97 1880872 677140 685468 3580155 3466537
Express--------- 1366472 1124538 1481210 1250630 490118 535907 936075 978295 385028 413993 1811 221 1928195
All other operating revenues 1403709 1393414 1688360 1734604 1 328087 1207882 2252635 2129372 977305 913471 4558027 4250725
Railway operating revenues.................... 40742000 38994940 50759345 53668 396 30770175 28310162 54822022 50679061 23505745 22 163528 109097942 101152751
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-..- 4842125 4639112 6304016 6488801 52288717 4880779 7478928 6936900 3592906 3511951 16300551 14669630
Maintenance of equipment -........ 7784284 7211697 11124821 10524200 6840811 6605772 11510301 11162037 4583518 4190307 22934630 21958116
Trafric- .........................._........1227196 1221519 1592521 1588804 1051041 1022333 2056745 1 873894 946655 943143 4054441 3839370
Transportation-Rail line .. ... 15016064 14898687 18587089 19034060 12566451 12.465143 21017089 20792 890 8575661 8745271 42159201 42003304
Transportation-Water line....... ..- 375872 368 957 375 872 368957
Miscellaneous operations................... 364904 347235 436815 415592 877255 272406 757175 746446 173894 191618 12083284 1210470
General.................... ... 1514762 1523582 2014756 2016048 1 28 900 1285 -71 2105330 2089757 1047447 1064979 4405677 4443307
Transportation for investment -Cr --- 50781 24331 57211 33525 55571 40462 101376 66808 46320 46380 203267 153650
Railway operating expenses................. 30698614 29817501 40002807 40037980 27161604 25834542 45200064 43904073 18873761 18600889 91255429 88339504
Net revenue front railway operations_...... 10043386 9177439 10756538 13634416 3608571 2475620 9621958 6774988 4 631984 3562639 17862513 12813247
Railway tsxaccruals... --- 3818647 3700769 4964086 5425094 3199449 3248147 5449779 5474 83 1838572 1734893 10487800 10457623
Railway operating inoome............. 6284739 5476670 5792452 8209322 409122 d 772 57 4172179 1300405 2793412 1827746 7374713 8355624
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.............. 1171871 1360147 990466 1275954 706 03 600430 2188153 1885358 1019083 983362 3853539 3469150
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-..-- 231671 246190 339403 358667 124138 222795 516616 470661 308628 344805 949382 1038261
Net railway operating income.-...... 4881197 3870333 4462583 6574701 d 421 319 a 1 595752 1527410 d 1055614 1465701 499579 2571792 d 2 151787
Ratio-of expenses to revenues (percent) ..-..... 75.3 76.5 78.8 74.6 88.3 91.3 82.4 06.6 80.3 83.9 83.6 87.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses- 2044539 2009051 3323709 3287393 1826347 1840493 3177237 3208577 1134.256 1150281 6137840 6199351
Pay roll taxes .------............... 1181548 108874 1450278 1 441965 999100 99 53 164192 1551979 683604 648 209 306896 3159441
All other taxes ---.. ............ 697099 2618021 3513808 3983129 2200349 2288894 3825587 3922604 1154968 1086684 7180904 7298182

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APRIL, 1939


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 156 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 0 Clam I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1939 AND 1938


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

1939 1936 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month----.- 233 680 234 788 6789 6952 26 221 26 303 24610 24 736 57 620 57991 6 057 6 039
Revenues:
Freight.........-----...- $953688085 $855 173 700 $35 806 718 $30774088 $182 041 288 $153557600 $185 929519 $158122 800 $403 777465 $342454488 $60469 080 $563653288
Passenger ................. .................128013979 13148394 11594486 11435 810 2510921 2601687 33967501 33930379 70471199 71427 876 2584283 2629967
Mail.. 31794910 31075407 1499322 1467851 5095339 4935379 5599163 5466928 12193824 11870158 977 251 924364
Express ............... .................... 17057460 14975811 778396 599413 2-954932 2414176 2714870 2140307 6448198 51533896 395466 310177
All other operating revenues_ .--.---- 49337439 48668105 3339817 3161101 11134024 11176653 10037190 9888684 24511031 24226438 1200045 1216027
Railway operating revenues ... ..----- 1179 891 873 1081376968 52 818739 47438263 226 334735 198145495 238248243 209549098 517401717 455132856 65 626 125 61445783
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.....--- 133 107 593 125 253 447 6 240 457 6 539 551 21 642443 20 031 449 24 077 726 20597 189 51 960 626 47 168 189 6 978 217 7 447 816
Maintenance of equipment..-----................. 245153 322 225 841431 87807948 8508294 47 574299 41 873493 49963738 43 306 368 106 325 985 93688155 15196 126 13 837 980
Traffic ..................................34569086 34337381 8680203 894199 5803637 581537 5701829 5 62521 12 373669 12 334793 1489737 1494 626
Transportation-Rail line.....--..................---- 453375732 453847888 20818789 20821131 91436566 90261 393 92324013 89498414 204579318 2005809358 17188031 17321598
Transportation-Water line ....1 559 015 1 633 887 -
Miscellaneous operations-.................. 11 871 760 12 631 955 666738 667 367 2148526 2 269574 2 312 816 2708163 5128080 5 645 104 265 051 266947
General.............---------.....................42789280 43614372 1817362 1948996 7 921776 8144933 7423275 7166700 17164413 17260629 2042543 2055009
Transportation for investment--Cr----- 878338 752617 1916 2448 38121 50682 29065 46641 69102 99771 26411 33297
Railway operating expenses------ 921547450 896407684 39197531 39377090 176489126 168345356 181776332 168855411 397462989 376578037 43133274 42390679
Net revenue from railway operations ............258 344 423 184969284 13 621208 8061173 49 845609 29799959 56 471911 40693687 119 938728 78 554 819 22 492 851 19 0553 104
Railway tax accruals .......................-- ...... 114069180 112304317 4268504 4359749 21930016 21658177 22278451 21010606 48476951 470285328 8001662 7914692
Railway operating income..-- ...- 144275243 72664967 93532704 3701424 27915593 8141788 34193480 19683081 71461777 31526287 14491189 11140412
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ........ .- 31 599 306 31116995 2297994 1996 22 7 731543 6757009 3 880385 4193861 13909922 12 947 095 a 993443 d 925 311
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ------- 11609659 121876682 1 806000 1889210 2219868 24285240 2313 342 2350847 6 339210 6665 297 4- 9 04T 49 474
Net railway operating income.............. 101066278 29360310 5248710 d 184 011 17964182 d 1 040 467 27 999753 13138 373 51212645 11913895 14995587 11 572 249
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...----. 78.1 82.9 74.2 83.0 78.0 85.0 76.3 80.6 76.8 82.7 65.7 69.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses- 67 262500 67136726 2 098 337 2 099750 12 103863 12333659 15124714 14793 332 29326914 29228741 5 112 940 5102657
Pay roll taxes. --- --------............. 33 443568 32661961 1 385431 1432057 6423847 6199813 6583746 6 182477 14393024 13 814 347 1501719 1 457 275
All other taxes ...............--------- ... 80625612 79642356 2 883073 2927692 15506169 15458364 15694685 14828129 34083927 33214185 6499943 6457417


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

1939 1936 1939 1936 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1936 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month--.... 38445 38 681 44 502 44720 45818 45 892 56 380 56772 29 360 29413 131558 132 0!7
Revenues:
Freight .-..................$135882618 $124751933 $196351698 $181117161 $99302416 $92278131 $1723605200 $159969771 $81651306 $79754149 $353558922 $331602051
Passenger-.............. 1037 ---- ----- 630 1915 597 20921913 21785564 8702748 9109770 22395432 168765 5522687 5 991970 36620867 3827005
ail ..........................................------- 4618936 4563994 5596187 548378 3905936 3844908 7403703 714193 2695260 2730031 14004899 13716871
Express ........ -----.......------- 4051022 3380933 4446488 3691110 1 582824 1653609 3312913 3138215 1267037 1 338 981 6162774 6 130 805
All other operating revenues-.......................... 5 666091 5672755 6 866136 6888782 5421498 5031 87 8 675600 8 668006 3863174 3 853 15 17960272 17552 885
Railway operating revenues ---......... 168556297 157525 212 234182422 218970995 118915422 111918 139 214392848 201686 695 94 999464 93668283 428307734 407273117
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ---..... 19274679 16063 190 26 252 896 25511006 16 501 346 14550992 25020984 24 248 673 13 371 741 13 894 587 54 894 071 52 574 252
Maintenance of equipment............... 32005562 29957831 47201688 43795811 27318599 26442357 46046479 44359 98 18260571 17555182 91625649 88357465
Traffic 5231840 5254595 6 721577 67492281 4031 193 3985491 7703401 7496118 3739246 3771758 15473840 15253367
Transportation-Rail line 61 455 430 61 627 949 78 643 41 78 949 547 5 033313 527 811 83 53 88 85 33 24 34 536352 36486 170152953 174 317 403
Transportation-Water line ............... -- -- 1559015 1633 827 1559015 1633 827
Miscellaneous operations-...............1 657923 1 655 242 1 922954 1 922 189 1 140034 1 140993 2 956 456 3 080 071 724 236 843 590 4 820 726 5 0;4 662
General-----................................................................6041453 6285663 8083996 8340672 5003443 5193039 8334231 8495355 4-203197 4324677 17540871 18013071
Transportationfor investment-Cr 149 289 118618 175700 151915 176 902 142254 284799 189 664 171835 169013 633536 500951
Railway operating expenses---.......... 125517598 122725852 168650872 165 116'531 105851026 103546429 174919055 175002030 74663508 76164657 355433589 354713116
Net revenue from railway operations............. 43038699 34 799360 65531550 53854464 13 064396 8371710 39473793 26684665 20335956 17503 626 72874145 52 560 001
Railway tax accruals.... ------- --- 15392954 14854239 23394616 22768931 12901984 12967379 21901935 22102106 7393694 7437369 42197613 42506854
Railway operating income...--------................. 27645745 19945121 42136934 31085533 162412 d 4595 669 17 571858 4582559 12942262 10066257 30676532 10033147
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.............. 3 834852 4210358 2 841 409 3285047 3072956 2626430 7425088 7643280 4 349931 4615143 14 847975 14884853
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance--...........------- 809982 825 312 1299027 1318786 785652 931743 1 897561 1899418 1288 209 1 372418 3971422 4203579
Net railway operating income-------.. 23000911 14909 41 37 996498 26481700 d 3 696 196 d 8 153 842 8249209 d 4960139 7304122 4078696 11 857135 d 9035 289
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)---------..... 74.5 77.9 72.0 73.4 89.0 92.5 81.6 86.8 78.6 81.3 83.0 87.1
Depreoiation included in operating expenses-- 8191823 8 016095 13304763 13118752 7317733 7354371 12782939 12830043 4 530151 4604819 24 630 823 247898233
Pay roll taxes ...------------..------ 4 536733 4498613 6038452 595588 3962863 3 883570 6330308 6293793 2 718 921 2714 363 13012092 12 891 726
All other taxes --.--------..... ------..... 10 856 221 10355 626 17 356164 16813043 8 939 121 9 083809 15571 627 15 808 313 4 674773 4723006 29185521 29615 128

/ 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.
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MAY, 1939


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Comd freom 136 anorswts of nmasiad ~c s rp npeti i0 I I .m enura
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF IMAY,IS9m AND 1M


United States New Englad Region / Gi k aRegion Central Ea Rionastern Region Easte District Pooehontas Region
Item ..

1939 1938 1939 1938 139 1938 1939 1931939 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month. ... 2 33 535 254 694 6 764 6 939 2 221 26294 24591 2722 57 576 57955 6057 6 039
Revenues:
Freight............................ ................$243 640 917 2117 859 672 $9 186109 7 776 216 (44 243 442 S9 186 147 $45411 091 40 2 924 98 840 642 87167 287 12 268 773 14 014 537
Passenger 1...................... 758 397 30830579 2813022 2716462 j 6 298657 6163181 9024796 845 G85 18136475 17336528 557 701 572488
-....-_....................... 877 97 7893549 376541 372421 1323351 1254610 1483884 138 914 3183776 3012945 244025 231905
Express ...................... ............57..835 3900 345 25a2026 130077 1-063691 i551 795 70733 51 345 2186 450 1 194217 115644 57405
All other operating revenues ----- 1326200 121 s252 794957 775389 3141052 2780247 2604 463 2509999 6540472 6065635 284277 365 206
Railway operating revenues...-............ 302617948 272609400 134288655 11 790565 560701.93 49935980 59394967 53070067 128887815 114776612 13470420 15241541
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures -41 826 339 34 309 654 2074 129 1 855 826 6 263 994 5 5'0 667 6 537574 4 854 764 14 895 697 12 281 257 1 698918 1658 996
Maintenance of equipment ........................... 59 22008 53007 538 2 238 13 2079180 10 649270 19702 40 11543878 9982094 24451661 21763679 3245992 3231326
Traffic --.................................................-..- 9188-195 8 709298 285521 232209 151i9051 1497868 1519500 1488579 3324072 3218656 375971 380893
Transportation-Rail 113 107 45821 5187908 4866101 224466 344 2L1233413 83704798 21 191 577 51319050 47296091 3882162 4157103
Transportation-Water line.............. .. 438 515 306 608 -
Miscellaneous operations..s .. .2988244 2898651 196771 155386 500784 514 832 626933 655 068 1284488 1325286 66050 62351
General --....... -------10789677 10586811 445897 503454 195 674 1998790 1799728 1738876 4202299 4241120 500509 508755
Transportation for investment--Cr....... 372067 301373 1675 .452 .10357 ., 510531 14096 29542 26128 81 045 11376 9009
Railaryoperating expenses -........--... 237411054 217054008 10387064 9691704 43305760 40446924 45738315 3988, 416 99431139 90045044 9758 26 9990415
Net revenue from railway operations- ..---. .... 65206894 55555 39 3035591 2078861 12764433 94690'6 13656652 1318~ 651 29456676 24731 S68 3712194 5251126
Railway tax accruals -- -5....0 ............ 28831347 28350 83 1063389 1115823 5567582 366513 6195778 5812668 12826749 12295004 1659 380 1790216
Railway operating inoome...-.............. 36 3753 47 27204561 1972202 963038 7196851 4102543 7460874 7 376983 16629927 12 436564 2032814 3460910
Equipment rents-Dr. balance----...........................-- 819918 7940475 53 051 443054 1703697 1504645 1 001378 1 2084;18 3228 126 3 156"11.7 -d 60,102 d 216 q26
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..................---- 3074965 2598 402 448452 157162, 615 858 458681 629239 604 155 1693549 1 219998 3.-l47U'3 103 67]
Net railway operating income ......-.... 25100764 16665684 1000699 362822 4877296 2139217 5830257 5558410 11708252 8060449 2000833 3573265
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -.....- 78.5 79.6 77.4 82.3 77.2 81.0 -77.0 7$8.2 77.1 78.5 72.4 65.5
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 16882 693 16922054 50 402 524853 3 05849 3 076 707 3879237 3 822 70 7425488 7 423830 1284931 1 279 074
Py roll taxes....... ................ .... 8 ... 44 778 7931964 353647 33256 15868245 1509637 1652600 1457207 3592922 3 320100 342038 352365
Other taxes ........................................ 20286 9 20418867 709742 763567 3981337 3856876 4543178 4355461 9234257 8974904 1317342 1437851


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309 301
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled fm16 monthly report of revenues and expenses representing 40 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1M3 AND 1Im


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

1939 191 938 1939 19 199 9 19 193 1939, 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month. 233 653 234 764 6 784 6949 26223 26 300 24 606 24 733 57 613 57 982 6 057 6 039
Revenues:
Freight- ...............1 197 329 001$1 073 033 373 $44 992827 $38550304 226284670 $192743747 #231340609 $198327725 $502618106 *429621776 $72737853 $70379765
Passenger....... 19 772375 162314524 14207508 14152272 31407869 32 224 868 42992 296 42387264 86 07673 88764404 3141984 3202 455
Mal.l -. 40022707 38968957 1 875863 1840 273 6418690 6189989 7083047 6852842 15377600 14885104 221 276 1156289
Express -- .........22786296 18876156 1030422 729 40 4018623 2965971 585 60 2652682 8634649 6348113 51 11 0 367 58
All otheroperating revenues ................ 62 599 442 60 79358 4 134774 3 936489 14275076 13956 900 12641 654 12 398 68 31 051 504 30292 071 1484322 1581233
Railway operating revenues--..........--. 1 482 509821 1353986368 66241394 5920 888 2824049288 248081475 297643210 262619165 46 289 532 -569 909 466 79096545 76687324
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ... 174 933 933 159 563 i00 8 314 586 8 395 76 27 906 438 25602 116 30635 300 25 451 953 66 856 324 59449 445 8 677 135 9 106 81
Maintenance of equipment..304 73830 278848970 11026461 10587 475 58223569 51575898 61 507616 53 288 462 130 75764 115451 835 18442 118 17069306
Traffic- ........... 43 757282 43046680 1153724 1186408 7322 688 7 315244 7 221330 7113798 15697742 15553450 1 865708 1875519
Trasportation-Rail line 566 767 175 561 304709 26006647 25687 23 113 862910 111494806 116028811 110694991 255 898368 247877 029 21070193 21478 701
Transportation-lWater line....................1 997 530 2 020 435
miscellaneous operations .................... 14 800 003 15530 605 623 509 822753 2 649309 2 784 406 2939 749 3365230 6 412 567 6 970 389 331 081 329 298
General -............... 53579155 54201182 2263259 2452449 9878450 10143723 9225004 8905576 21366713 21501748 8543052 2563764
Transportation for investment-Cr.-....-..-- 1250406 1 053989 3 591 2899 48478 101733 43162 76183 95231 180815 37787 42306
Railway operating expenses.............- 1 158 958505 1 113461 692 49584595 49068794 219794886 208 812460 227514648 208741827 496 894129 466623081 52 891 500 52 381094
Net revenue from railway operations ........... 323 551 316 240524 676 16656799 10140034 62 610042 39269 015 70128 562 53877 338 149395403 103 286387 26 205 04 24 306230
Railway tax accruals.....-.................... 142900527 140655147 5331893 5475578 27497598 27024690 28474209 86823273 61 303700 59323535 9661042 9704908
Railway operating income ....-.............. 180 650789 99 869 529 11 324906 4 664 462 35 112444 12244 325 41 654353 27054065 88091703 43 962 852 16544 003 14 601322
Equipment rents-Dr. balance-............- 39799 123 39057470 281 045 2 439279 9435 240 8461654 4 681762 5402 279 17 138047 16103 212 a 1 4 1145 37
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.............. 14 684623 14786066 25452 2 046 372 2 35 76 2 8892 2 942580 2955 003 8032758 7885297
Net railway operating income.--.......... 126 167 043 46025 993 6249409 178 811 22 841478 1098749 33 830011 18 696783 62920898 19974 43 16 996420 1145514
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -.......-- 78.28 822 74.9 82.9 77.8 84.2 76.4 79.5 76.9 81.9 66.9 68.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses 84 145 193 84 058 780 2 618 739 2 624 603 15 129 712 15412 366 19 003 951 18 615 602 36 752 402 36 652 571 6 397 891 6 381 731
Pay roll taxes.........-. 41 988 94 40593925 1 739 678 1 785 313 8 010 092 7709 450 8236347 7 639 684 17 986 117 17 134 447 1 843757 1 809 640
All other taxes..--..... .....-----..... 100 911 581 100061222 3592215 3690259 19487 506 19 315 240 20237 862 19 183589 43 317 58 42 189086 7 817285 7 895 268


Southern Region SouthernDistrict Northwestern Region Central WesternRegion SouthwesternRegion Western District
Item

1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month..... 38 440 38 679 44 497 44 718 45 816 45 888 56 369 56 764 29 358 29 412 131 543 132 064
Revenues:*
Freight *.................. 169184011 155714 830 *241 921864 *226094 595 $130 933101 $116531572 219667595 $201241768 $102188 335 995436628 452 789031 *417317002
Passenger .. -...................- 21392187 22 306 834 24534171 25509289 11001217 11432872 28675542 29173442 6953772 7434517 46 630531 48040831
Mail ....... ........ ....... 5769707 5710839 6990983 6867188 4932119 4852801 9329.768 8939715 3 392 237 3426209 47 654 184 17218725
Express- ............... 5380 976 4 210986 5 892 086 4578 570 2 146 991 2 091 84 4 402 711, 4 155962 1709 859 1 701 66 8259561, 7 949 473
All other operating revenues....--................ 69 6923 990 6913526 8408 312 8494759 7 241213 6429267 11 031 550 10788 328 4 866 863 4788 933 23139 626 22006528
Railway operating revenues--............._-- 208 650 871 194 857017 287 747416 271544 341 156 254 641 141338 354 273 107166 254 299 215 119111066 116894990 548472 873 512532559
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 24402026 22603692 33079161 31710504 23902597 19 06401 34065333 32074331 17030518 16 82 419 74 998 448 68403151
Maintenance of equipment .................. 39937322 37059 184 58379440 54 128430 34 318975 32690857 57997656 54714 308 22920113 21863540 115236744 109 868 705
Traffic-....--..... .......-- 6503755 6455 93 8369463 8331313 5144821 5014616 9852253 9437352 4693003 4709950 19690077 19161 918
Transportation-Rail line........... 76193542 75763164 97263735 97241865 65296323 64694351 105100462 106145035 43208287 45344429 213 60501, 81 6185 81
Transportation-Water line ... ------- 1997530 2020435 1997 530 2 080 435
Miscellaneous operations.................... 1 917530 1 919951 2 248 611 2249249 1 446 106 1429289 780 700 3 845 961 912019 1 035 717 6 138825 310 967
General------- ----......-.....- 7582623 7772506 10125675 10336270 636 58.11 6'429515 10463862 10555199 5257097 5378 450 22086770 22 863164
Transportation for investment-Cr..-..... 204 898 145331. 242 685 187 637 243967 186 489 445 043 291 526 223 480 207 528 912 490 685337
Railway operating expenses-....-....._ 256 331 900 1514286899 209223400 2036809993 136230666 129580540 222812753 218501095 93797557 94946983 4528840976 443088618
Net revenue from railway operations 52 18 971 43 428 118 78524 016 67734348 20023975 11 757 814 50294 413 35 798 120 25313 509: 21948 007 95631 897 69 503941
Railway tax accruals ----........--- ...... 19077843 18357523 28738885 28062431 16326928 16274 330 27239 116 27645186 9291898 9349665 52857942 53269181
Railway operating income -.............. 33241128 25070595 49785131 39 71917 3 697047 d 4516516 23055297 8152934 16021611 12598 342 42773955 16234760
Equipment rents--Dr. balance ..................4 880 038 5 438343 3 493 4 297006 3 803 172 3 290 650 9592 141 9703 366 5439 270 5663 236 18 834583 18657 258
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance...-.---..---....... 1 026265 1 058 867 1 627 393 1 656018 1001886 1 162 012 2 397 992 2401026 1 624594 1681719 5 024472 5244757
Net railway operating income ---............ 27334825 18573 385 44 331 245 33718899 1 108 011 d 8 969 178 11065164 d 3 951 458 8 957747 5 253387 18914900 d7 667 249
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)_....._. 74.9 77.7 72.7 75.1 87.2 91.7 81.6 85.9 78.7 81.2 82.6 86.4
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 10234223 10026256 16 632 114 16407 987 9128907 9197631 15966665 16043242 5 665 105 5 757 349 30 760677 30 998 223
Pay roll taxes-... ........-.--..--....---- 5678992 5563855 7522749 7373 495 5040841 4856816 8018071 7842077 3421 168 3387090 16 480 010 16 085983
All other taxes--.....---.........------.......... 1339851 12793668 21216136 20688936 11286087 11417 514 19221045 19803109 5870730 5962575 36377862 37183198

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.
e Deficit or other reverse items.


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Item

r1939 1938 _om. | 1939 193 1939 193 1939 193 199 19? Peremt 19 13


Miles of road operated at close of month....
Revenues:
Freight--------- --------------------- ..--- --- ..--
Passenger----- ------ ... .........
Mail...--- --------.... --- ----------------
Expr es-...........................-----........ .------.
All other operating revenueso....................
Railway operating revenues--- .......

Maintenance of way and structures-------
Mainteaence of equipment- ......:-.---
Traffic .............. ........- .- --.- ....---..
Tranaportation-Rail line- .- ------ .-
Trnprtation-Water line..............................
ioe laneouws operations .................--- .......
General ............ ..
Transportation for investment-Cr ......- --
Railway operating expenses..------
Net revenue from railway operations..
Railway tax aoral.............. ....................
Railway operating noo...... ..................
quipent rents-Dr. balance..... ....
Joint faoelity rent-Dr. balanoe-........... ..
Not rallway operating inoms...
Ratio of exenses to revenues .(ereitiL...........


233 404

$255 763 196
58 436 018
7953174
50735310
14 390836
321616 735

44 379 672
61 852 394
9156 144
112 506 800
408 38V
3209 757
S10726 008
433 496
241 785659
79 831 076
29 569 457
50261619
8 1*2 484

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234 529

$222700971
34947930
7616828
3 876 535
12938 408
282080672

36 021 878
52 83095S
8609928
106 984 663
386 442
3 121 073
10563255
385 792
218 138 406
63948 266
28 214 136
35 734 130
7580639
2993969
25 159 522
77.3


Deprciation included in operatli-aexpenes- 16805487 16 854764
Pa rol taxee .......... ...... 8734640 8026237
All other taxes ................... ........... 20834817 20187899


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3 139 124
371 259
262 910
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12917 514

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2 143355
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154 190
444 982
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1 841 345
460 2864
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925 231
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2906 392
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463 579
1 388
9 413 422
2046 287
1 025 506
1020 781
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486 251
107 693
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$43 639 711
7 874 571
1 314 876
1 019795
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1 971 584
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56 520828
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$49 438 494
10166 017
1 355 374
888 005
2 890 785
64 738 675

6 678 038
12946 154
1 519922
23 399 987
651 577
1 818 947
13 182
47 001 443
17737 232
6 175 241
11 561 991
1 161 767
546 030
9 854 194
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646 111
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39701 589
15 49867 1
5 883 856
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1 187 01S
479 177
7 888 83
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21 199 712
3041 509
2 170710
6 799 521
134 562 438

15443 105
26471 568
3-324 729
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1 363 479
4235 513
56 749
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33 800 539
12 731 509
21069030
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1 516 843
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21785 309
3165 404
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1 555 516
10366 326
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20604 572

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344642 337352 1618947 1513810 1709889 1471854 3673 478 3322996 1TU. 408121
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Item
Percent Percent
1939 1938 increase 1939 1938 1938 19 19 19 19938 193 1938 increase

Miles of road operated at olose of nooth......... 38417 38671 d .7 44474 44729 45760 45874 56307 56614 29307 29409 131374 131897 d -4
Fn -3.... 2620179 $29 100999 12.1 $51834248 43376427 $32319505 $26606688 $49982829 $458 270 66. $20276228 $19855635 $102577962 091732990 11.8
Passnerei ......... .............................. 33533,98 3136445 6.3 3961255. 3724930 3427946 3235823 838383 7 660 85 16087235 1604435 135275052 12500493 4
aMier.... .................................. 1133696 1078898 5.1 1361294 1309028 1086712 988921 1843540 1736288 680159 679068 3550 411 3418277 3.
Mail -. ..-... ....773680 457685 69.0 882734 527731 565395 532363 1157051 11441 7 297620 286426 2020066 1962906 28
another operating revenue .......... ..--- 12 885 584 1 185 294 8.9 1651458 1485125 2195884 1743 748 2676336 8494 169 1067 637 974 736 5939 857 3212653 14.0
Railwy operating revenues...................... 39086377 34907319 12.0 59690949 50423241 39535442 33100943 63897539 58326076 23930367 23400300 127363348 114827319 10j

mianenanoe of way and strotures 5171300 4664348 10.9 7133912 6376723 7780735 5720590 100 82 848 7816473 3963678 3720091 21802655 17257154 26.3
Maintenance of equipment-..-..................... 7939814 7073735 13.2 11987850 10271944 6849732 5976932 11981986 10454 130 4621258 4S42644 23452976 20773706 129
Traffic ......-..- ----......................--- -...... 1296865 1174170 10.4 1687112 1531656 1083580 1083682 2112966 .1902795 947757 926191 4144303 3912668 5
Tranportation-Rail line ................... 14166167 1368734 3.5 18650590 17774407 13317413 18566 437 2201 8465 81339338 8545678 8659439 43875956 42565 214 5.
Tr, rtation-Water line_........................... 4085380 386442 408380 386442 5.7
M lane operations-------.... .......... 2.. 840879 235720 .2 300609 291182 383 491 362786 967827 98 046 194951 193652 11 450669 1484464 44.
General 1......-.. ...-.-.....- 1542594 1503800 8.6 2067487 2025022 1239153 1250455 2089771 2041255 1074085 1056 77 4423008 4348437 1.7
Transportation for investment-Cr........... 81653 50667 61.2 88428 56916 67718 40539 158519 11462.6 82088 72810 308319 227975 35.2
Railway operating expense ..3............... 30275966 28288340 7.0 41679132 38214220 30606385 26920343 49472918 447538 3 19265325 18825934 99344628 90500130 9.8
Net revenue from railway operations..--.-....... 8810411 6618979 33.1 18011817 12209021 8929037 6180600 14484621 13572223 4665042 4574366 28018 720 24327189 15.2
llway tmx aoonruals .--4............- ............... 467126, 3353543 3.4 6033047 5279227 3392404 3231554 548.4009 5466451 1928488 1972800 10804901 10670866 1.3
Railway operating Inome--.......-......... 5 343 285 3265436 63.6 11978770 6 29794 A b36 653 2949145 8940612 8 105712 2736554 2601 566 17213 819 13656323 264
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoe .....-..-.-.. 719217 648297 10.9 711706 439124 755 938 70 553 2295033 2196425 995509 1009366 4046474 3915344 3.3
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..........._ 270 823 279394 3.1 377 997 395 072 24 697 221 03 511191 499 079 317931 322 799 1 078819 1043381 3.4
hNt railway operating inooma..._....... 4:353245 2357745 86.2 10889067 6095596 4 55103 4 017 969 6134388 5410208 1483 114 1269401 12088 526 6697598 39.0
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .... 77.5 81.0 69.8 75.8 677.4 81.3 77.4 76.7 80.5 80.5 78.0 78.8 -
Depreciation included In operating *xpenes...; 2040408 2 .215 48 *9 3326299 3500813 1 817359 1 834177 131701 3211 358 1189619 1 138 570 118 179 6 184099
Pr roll ...--.....-...------.......-- .. 111532 1051538 .1 1517353 1406571 1096883 1002356 17480 161742 699530 676772 345809 3296670
All othertaxes.......................... 2351894 8308005 8.2 4515694 3872656 2896181 8229199 3735953 3848969 122898 1296028 7261092 774196 *

/ Doea act include Boaton & ALny, the reven s end expenses of which a"e included with New York Central return in Oreat Lakes Reson.
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 156 monthly reports of revnus and expenses representing 140 Claas I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WrIH JUNE, 193 AND 1938


United States New England Regiong/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1939 19 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month... 833 610 234 728 6 778 6 940 26 21 26 300 24603 24732 57 602 57 972 d .6 057 6 042
Revenues: 1 453 092 196 1 295 734 343 i,: $53 865 608 45 769 746 $269 924 381 $231 150 879 280 779 102 $840292703 $603969091 517 213 328 16.8 $91 951982 *84 647 193
PassFreight.er--. 198208395 19726 453 -5 17 366632 17058664 39 282 440 9 3287450 53158314 51140797 109 807 386 107 486 911 8.8 3769941 379094
Passenger... ----------.47 975880 46 55785 30 2247 122 2 191592 7 733565 7 425 685 8 438421 155 50 18 419 108 17 772627 3.6 1448833 1 386419
xpres --------------------7 859 807 22 75 6924 1 2 93 3328 908 965 5 038 418 3644 416 4473 610 3180631 10805360 7734 01 39.7 620164 437628
Allother operatingrevenue 76 990 79 7 7 767 4.4 4 986 214 4 739 570 17 332 373 16 802 987 15 53438 14 990144 37 851 025 36 532 701 3.6 1 910 7 941064
Railway operating revenues.............- 1 804 126 557 1 636 067040 10.3 79158908 70668 537 339 311 177 298 311 417 362 381 885 317 759625 780 851970 686739 579 13.7 99 701117 92 803 246
Expenses:
ntenance of way and structures. 219 3 1360 195 584 978 12.1 10465 976 10261 289 34520 14 31 482 566 37 313 338 30 093 589 82 299 428 71 837 444 14.6 10 639 747 10 819 189
Maintenance of equipment entse........ 0.366 226 226 331 679 92 10.4 13169 816 12 508 783 69 605 629 81 340 376 74453 770 63 387985 157229 215 137 237144 14.6 2a 430 1 6 20267 515
Traffic operating inoe..52 ----912 406 16560 650 2.4 1414 086 1572 070 8 867 13 86 817 428 8 7413252 8529 356 19 02 471 18 7108 841.6 22559155 2233205
Transportation-Rail line --679 73 977 668 289 37 1.6 30 893 841 30 450 262 135 555983 132 103452 139428 800 131 888 357 305 878 624 294 522 071 3.9 25 554 616 2 565.874
Transportation-Water line---..........................-- 2405910 2406 877 0
Miscellaneous operations......................... 18 009,760 18 651 678 d 3.4 977 699 978 071 3 207 021 3 38 384 3591 326 4 009 341 7 776 046 8 315 796 d6 390811 384 760
General................................................. 64305163 64764437 E 2708241 2916028 11850034 12119441 11043949 10656075 25602224 25691544 3067944 3084986
Transportation for investment-Cr....... ...... 1 703 902 1439781 --TT 4 335 4 287 91 301 156 142 56 344 121 287 151 980 281716 44 562 48 555
Railway operating expense-.............- 1 500 7446164 1 3318594 09 5.2 59 625 324 58482216 263 514613 249115505 274516 091 248 443 416 97 656 028 556 041 137 7.5 64 294 666 62 306 974
Net revenue from railway operations ......... 4403 382 393 304 47294 32.5 19 533 584 12 186 321 75 796 64 49195 912 87 865 794 69 316 209 183195 942 130 698 442 40.2 35 406451 29 896 272
DRaelay tiax ancludd in oerag e s-.. 172 469 984 168 869 28 2.1 6 367 33 6 501 078 33 018 427 32 379 369 34 649 449 2 707 131 74 035209 71 7 578 3.4 12 226 93 11 63 592
Railway operating income.-------......-.......-... 230 912 409 13560 659 70.3 1 16625 1 5685 243 42 778 137 16 816 54 5 216 345 36 609 078 10951607533 59110 864 84.7 23179488 18 265680
Equipment rents--Dr. balance ................. 47991 608 466 38111 9 3281309 286591 11 247 51 9874 176 6 043 531 6589293 20 72353 19329384 6.41939 190 d 1
osint facility rent--Dr. balance. ...... 7658 285 17 78 05 d 2 710 302 2532 624 350 690 3474009 3 488 610 434 180 9549 602 9 440 813 1.2 7080
Net railway operating incomes........-.... 165 262 51 71 18 51 132.2 7 174 640 286 704 28 179 934 3 468 38 43 684 204 26 585 605 79 038 778 340 40 667 160.5 23 532 242 18 903 367
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -.......- 77.6 7 81.4 75 .3 82.8 1 77.7 83.589 75.8 78.2 576.5 81.0 64.5 67.6
Depreciationincluded in operating expenses 100 949 684 100 91 54 3 136 376 3 15 215 18 149 454 18 488 417 22 826 584 22380 790 44 112 14 44 022 42 .2 7 683 782 7 660 96
Pay roll t operat...5072387 4i8 620 151 4. 2 08320 2 12266 9 29 700 126 260 9946 236 9 11158 21 659 55 20457 443 5.9 292 45 80842 164673
All other................................. 1 746 397 120 29 132 4 283013 4 378 413 23 389 138 15 19 24 703 21 23 595 613 52 375 614 51130 135 2.4 9 981 085 9 46919



Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)P.ec. 75.ent 78.g- 72-- 75.- 85-8 89-- 6018 84.2 7960-7291L---- 5.0- -
1939 1938 increase 1939 193 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 19 1939 1938 Peincreasent

Miles of road operated at close of month. 38 436 38 678 .6 44 493 44 720 45 807 45 883 56 359 56 741 29 349 29412 131 515 132 036 d .4
Revenues:
Freighteus....... .$201804190 184 $8823829 9.2 $93756 112 $269471022 $163252606 $143138 260 $269649824 *246512 436 122464563 $1193 99297 $5553 66 993 509 049 993 9.1
passenger ....................................24725485 25443277 28495426 29234219 14429163 14668095 36913925 36834276 8562495 903895 2 59905583 60541323 d 1.
Mail...................................................--6903404 6789737 8352237 8176156 5958831 5835722 11173308 10696003 4072396 4105277 2.1204535 20637I2OO
Express......................................6154 656 4 668 673 31.8 6 774 820 5106 301 2 712 386 262420 5 559762 5 300 079 2 007479 1988 095 10279627 9 912 379 3.7
All other operating revenues..................8 149 514 8 038 820 1.4 10 059 771 9 979 884 9 437 097 8 173 015 13 707 886 13 282 498 5 934 500 5 763 669 29 079 483 27 219 182 6.8
Railway operating revenues..........-.......... 247 737 249 229 764 336 7.8 347 438 366 321 967 582 195 790 083 174 439 297 337 004 705 312 625 292 143 041433 140295 290 675 636221 627 359 879 7.7
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures29573 326 27268 040 8.5 40213073 38087 229 31 683 332 25226991 44 123 575 39 890804 20994196 20542510 96 801 103 as85660305 13.0
Maintenance of equipment........................47 877 136 44132 859 8.5 70 307 291 64 400 374 41 168 707 38 667 789 69 979 642 65168 438 2 7 541 371 26 206 184 138 689 720 130 042 411 66
7800620 7629963 2.2 10056575 9863168 6228401 6098298 11965219 11340147 5.640760 5636141 23 834380 23074586 3.3
Transportation-Rail line..-.........-................. 90 359 709 89 450 398 1.0 115 914 325 115 016 272 78 613 736 77 262 788 127 113 327 127 484 373 51 753 965 54 003 868 257 481028 258 751 029 .5
Transportation-Water line ---------__...........2 40 9 7740510 2406 877 2405910 2406877
misoellaneous operations............................ 2158409 2 155 671 .1 2 549 220 2 540 431 1 829 59; 1 792 075 4 747 927 4 774 007 1 106 970 1 229 369 7 684494 7795451 1
General-....-. .......... 9125217 9 276 306 16 12 193 161 12 361 292 7 624963 7 679 970 12 553 633 12596 454 6 331 182 6435177 26 509 778 26711 601
Transportation for investenet-Cr......... 286 551 195 998 331 113 244 553 311685 227 028 603 562 406 152 305 562 280 332 1 220 809 913 51233
Railway operatingexpenses................. 186 607 866 179717239 3.8 250902 932 242024 213 166 837051 1156500883 272285671 263254948 113062882 113772917 552 185 604 533528 748 3.5
Net revenue fromrIailway operations................61 129 383 50047 097 22.1 96 535 834 79 943 369 28 953 032 17 938 414 64 719 034 49 370 344 29 978 551 26 522 373 123 650 617 93 831 131 31.8
Railway tax accruals...........................- 22 544969 21711066 5.8 34 771932 33 341658 19719 332 19505885 32 723 125 33 111697 11 220386 11 322465 63662843 63 940 047 d .4
Railway operating income ............. 38 584414 28 336 031 36.2 61 763902 46601711 9233700 d 1,67 471 31 995909 16 258 647 18 758 165 15199908 59987774 29 891 084 100.7
Equipment rents-Dr. balance --------- 15 599 25 6 086 640 2 4 55 198 4736 1-30 4 559 104 4000203 11 887 174 11 899792 6 434779 6672602 22 881057 22 572 597 1.4
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ......... 1 297 089 1 338 261 2 005 392 2051084 1 251 583 1 383515 2 909 183 2 900 105 1 942 525 2 004 518 6103 291 6 288 138 d 2.9
Net railway operating income ..-.............. 31 688 070 20 911 130 51.5 55 220 312 39 814 497 3423013 d 6951 189 17 199 552 1 458 750 10 380 861 6 522 788 31003 426 1 030 349 2 909.0
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) 75.3 78.2 72.2 75.2 85.2 89.7 80.8 84.2 79.0 81.1 81.7 85.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses 12274631 12047804 1.9 19 958 413 19708 800 10946 26 11 031 808 19137867 19254 594 6794724 6 895 919 36 878 857 3.7182 321 6 .8
Pay roll taxes...................6 794225 615 393 2.7 9040103 8780066 6 137 064 5 859 162 9766 127 9459619 4 120 698 4 063 862 20 023 889 19 382 643
All other taxes---------------- 15 750 744 15 095 673 4.3 25 731 829 24 561592 13 582 268 13 646 723 22 956 998 23 652 078 7 099 688 7 258 603 43 638 954 44 557 404 2.L


/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central
SRepresents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
SLess than 0.05 percent.
d/ Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


JUNE, 1939


returns in Great Lakes Region.















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Stama No. N-lm
JULY, 1939


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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

Compimfrs 13 Motly qpr. of romt Mdm priupti 139 Cu I stemn mways
(SCHIN AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR 711E MONTH OF JULY. I AND 193m


--------------------- -------------_ __ _______ __ ______ ___ ___ ---------------------------
UnitedBtates Nee England RegionA/ Grmt l ak Re1gion Cet 9mlt Regi on E9ter n Distric Pomhonte Region


1939 193 nre s e 1939 19P8 1939 193 1939 | 1939 193 increase 1939 1938


Miles of road operated at close of month
Revenues:
Freight...--.---......................--------.. ----
Passenger ----...-...-.....-----------------------
Mail. ----- ----- -- ----
Express.- -----------. ....... .
All other operating revenues... ..
Railway operating revenues.....-----
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures -- ......
Maintenance of equipment ..........
'Traffic --...-..------------------- .....--
Transportation-Rail line ---------
Transportation-Water line---------..........
Miscellaneous operations-.. ....
General
Transportation for Lnvestment-Cr ...--
Railway operating expenses -...----
Net revenue from railway operations-----..- .
Railway tax acoruals .................--. --..
Railway operating income -....- --.--
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoe-..... ---..-...-
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ..--.- -
Net railway operating income ------.
Ratio of expenses to revenues percentt) ..


233 396

$265 086 133
41 269 284
7 717 999
2 640 025
15 722 411
332 435 852

43186 401
61039 744
8940800
114 878 296
391 688
3 492 678
10 493 507
460 993
841 962091
90473 761
30013 181
60460 580
8 410 889
3038 436
49 011 915
72.8


234 295

1238 131 924
37999 753
7 436 228
2311 428
13690393
299 589 726

36 955 098
52995 172
8 575 040
109 950 206
365 133
3 206 473
10 429583
293 265
222 166 822
77 422904
28 035 056
49 387 848
8 169 153
2787 444
38 431 251
74.2


6 748

07 894 339
3 365 278

785 775
12 3516 00

2041 074
1 969 192
234 211
4950 203
158 658
457 392
3sea
9 810 342
2 741 038
1 034 243
1 706 815
475 567
464 521
786 727
78.2


6 795

$7 047 759
3 250 376
382478
105550
810 180
11 596 343

1 804 558
1752591
.242 844
4 820 460

162 328
450 870
688
9 232965

2 363 378
1 021 350
1 342 028
387 334
528 226
426 268
79.6


26 226

$44 437 510
8044 058
1 235 702
513 963
3234 205
57 465 440

6 736 808
11 226 739
1 513 538
22 211 859
584 259
1 932 596
55 394
44 10 405
13 315 035
5 317 597
7997 438
1 884 743
569 856
5542839
76.8


26 294


7542 813,
383 020
2869075
50 233117

5 3729 316
S9 607 030
1 514 145
21 29 5309
551 483
1961879
42 475

40616 886
9636231
5 113 266

4 522 965
1 593 116
430 309
2 499 540
80.8


24 577

10997737
1 313 032
405 177
3459 959
66 730 019

6 718 167
12 994 135
1 522 766
23705 491
678 780


47 356 087
19 373 932
6 513 218
12860714
1479 514
610 545
10770655
71.0


24 783

$42 497 9&8
977139
1 2728 90
29329
8809 2 7
56 644 6 13

4975 2S;
9 784 3(9
1 438 52
21393 73
683 3
17828J
10 12

40 048 3#5s
16 59 686
5 928 Sf2
10 667 S96

528 28
8 787 702
70.7!


57 551

OZ 885 983
22407073
2 917 563
1 056 481
7479939
136 747 059

15516049
26 190066
5270515
50847 553

1 415 897
4 170 508
93 554
101 317 034
35430 025
12865050
22 564 967
3839 824
1644922
17080 221
74.1


97812

$87 828 391
20564538
2830883
781 799
6 488 462
118 494 073

12 509 102
21 143 960
3 195 511
47 509 692
1 397 424
4 195 602
53 339
89897956
28 596 117
12063 128
16 532989
3 332 726
1 486 753
11713510
75.9


6 057

$zo 119 564
643 073
225 750
43 701
418 395
21 450 483

193 35 9
3999 963
374 323
4 648 082
58 785
505 799
10 889
11 511 482
9 939001
2 688 706
7 310 295



7 508 996
53.6


6 058

#15 600 046
588 818
217 331
38 796
364 091
16 809 082

1 689 680
3 159 825
357 656
4 202 467
54 584
493 550
7094
9950668
6 858 414
2 103 720
4 734 694


4 899 VII
4859277
59.2


Depreciation included in operating expenses 16792733 16907191 0 7t 516 732 59060 3 024017 3070664 3837570 3 781 8 7378319 7380802 1 285757 1 27952
Pay roll taxes....................---------............ ....... 8697807 8 10969 349410 329 369 1637633 1530250 1717918 1488 8 3704961 348597 106 390 337 357 847
All other takes ............................ ....... 21 315374 19904087 7.1 684 833 691 981 3679 964 583016 4795 300 4 439 4 9 160 097 8714531 5.1 2238 69 1 745 873


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwetern Region Western Ditrict

SPeroent 1 19 939 1939 193 Peroent
1939 193 8 inoroase 193919 199 193839 193 1939 1936 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase


Miles of road operated at close of month-.
Re enues:
Freight .-------- --------------------------.. ... --.
passenger -- ---------- ------
1--1...----- --------------
Mapress--------- ..--------
All other operating revenues ... -
Railway operating revenues..... -
>. Expenses:
Maintensoce of way and struotures-.....-...-...
Maintenance of equipment.........-------------
Traffic .lin--- ----- e-----
Transportation-Railline .
Trnportation-Wator lines--------- .
Miscelaneous operations ------ .-.-
General -- -- -- --..... ---
Transportation for investment-Cr ----
Railway operating expenses ...... -----
NMet revenue from railway operations ------
Railway tax accruals.- -------...--
Railway operating income ----
Equipment rents-Dr. balance----... -----...-
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ...--.
Net railway operatingincome---.....
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)-.....


Depreciation included in operating expenses.
Pay roll taxes.. ---.....-- ... --------
All other taxes.- ------ ---------


38 417

$32441 323
3 540 228
1 099 377
306 89S
1 279 437
38 667259

5025 401
7 905 074
1219 245
14183 537
248 418
1 491 878
41 133
30032420
8 634 839
3423 235
5211 604
283 037
815 888
4710 685
77.7


38 560

$29 517 204
3 444 217
1 077 900
264 913
1 177 221
35 481 455

4 536 964
7 209 276
1 191 915
13 581 609
238 616
1 461 073
60 148
28 159 307
7 322148
3 183 404
4 130 744
343 3869
176 227
3619 128
79.4


20367 2018723
10776649 08 2187
2345 566 2 130877


9.9
2.8
2.0
13.8
8.7

9.0

10.8
9.7
2.3
4.4
4.1
2.1

6.7
17.9
7.5
25.9
17.0


44 474

$52 560 88s
4 183 298
1 325 127
350 596
1 697 832
60 117 742

6 960 760
11905 037
1 593 568
18 831 619
307 203
1 997 677
51 962

41 543 902
18 573 84.
6051941
12581 899



12219481
41l


44 618

$45 117 250
4033 0355
1 295 231
303 709
1 541 312
52 290 537

6 226 644
10369 101
1 549 571
17 784 076
293 200
1 954-62;5
67 242
38 109 975
14 180 562
3 287 124
8 893 438
117 348
297 685
8 478 405
72.9


45 760

$32 824 649
3547 617
963 545
383 112
2381 857
40100780

7245 214
6 805 846
1080763
13790712
450 16g
1 225 380
85 132
30500958
9599828
3 535 417
6064 411
984 866
246 349
4 833 194
76.1


45 871

$28 625 708
3458277
945 159
397 139
1910609
35339892

5957940
6280541
1038 768
13 434 162
416 156
1 218 630
50051
28 296 120
7045772
3 411932
3 631840
93s6 77
192 510
2502953
&.b


56 304

$55 328 727
9 395 627
1 830 495
649 071
3030 660

70234 580

9 538 265
11 519 901
2 066 482
22 883 026
391 638
1123 688
8 084 863
130 866
49418 418
20 816 162
5 566 182

15 20 040
8 2645 391
471 261

12133 388
70.4


36 5 8

$54 432 7 1
8237 3 9
1715 3 3
640 3 0
26536 3
67 6820 6

8 431 6
10643 413
1 866 90
22310 08
365113
896 82
68 179

46 516 6 1
21 1645 41
5269 5,5

15895 960
2 756 6+0
479 2 3
12660 037
68.71


29 307

$21 485 885
1 735 669
681 249
200 765
1 132 123
25 235 691

3 926 113
4 618 94
929 472
8 583 386
207 720
1 015 679
99 479
19181 785
6053 906
1994 6453
4 059 263
974 80S
339 025
2745 429
76.0


29 406

$22 127 874
1 706 514
666 602
188 451
1 093 687
25 783 128

3778 216
4 568 137
984 28826
8 892 178
202 831
1 045 000
54 438
19 346 150
6 436 978
2003 357
4 4353 621
1 026 032
331 243
3076 346
75.0


131 371

$109 639 241
14678 913
3475 209
12 32948
6 544 640
135 571 051

20709 392
22944641
4 076 717
43 199 124
391 658
1 769 578
4 325322
315 477

99 101 155
36 469 896
11096 182
25 373 714
4 605 066
1 056 635
19 712 013
73.1


131 865

105 186 283
13 402 180
3 330114
1 223 920
5 660619
128 805 116

18 219 352
21 482111
3829958
44636 438
365 133
1 515 849
4 282 738
172 688
94 158 891
34646 225
10684804
23961421
4 719 079
1 003 006
18 239 336
73.1


.9 3322489 3298579 1 820 89 1850436 3142010 3226 860 1129716 1150 564 6091985 622781C
.4 146 006 1410374 1101947 1032 849 1 7 794 682 352 6900a99 687397 3524840 3371998
101 4585935 3876750 2433470 237T963 3833328 3617163 1304544 1315960 7571 342 731280


4.2
9.5
4.4
.6
15.6
5.3

13.7
6.8
6.4
1.3
7.3
16.7
1.0
82.7

5.2
5.3
3.9
5.9



8.1


3.5


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8 Leas then 0.05 percent.
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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 155 monthly reports of revnuem and expenses rrepenting 139 Clas I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1939 AND 1938


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Poeahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1939 1938 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month ...... 233 580 234 664 d .5 6773 6 919 26 24 26 299 24 599 24 733 57 596 57951 d .6 6 057 6 044
Revenues:
Freight ............ ---------$1 718 178 3311 533 866 268 12.0 61 159 967 $52 817 505 $314 361:891 $269433573 331 333218 $282790642 $706855076 605041720 16.8 $112 071 486 $100247 239
Passenger...................... ..... 39477676 235262206 1.8 20731910 20309040 47326497 46830263 64156049 60912146 132214456 128051449 3.5 4413014 4379760
mail ----- ..... .............------- 55693880 54042012 3.1 2615971 2574070 8969268 8601200 9751453 9428 29 21336692 20603509 3.6 1 674583 1 603750
Express.....................------- 30499 83 25 064 120 1.7 1430 671 1 014 515 5 55234 4027 436 4 878 787 3473 860 11 861842 8 515 811 39.3 663 865 476 4 4
All other operating revenues--............... 92 712 68 87422 160 6.1 5771989 5549751 20566 577 19 672062 18992 396 17799 351 45330962 43 021164 5.4 2 328 65 2 30515
Railway operating revenues.- .......... 2 136 562 408 1 935 656 766 10.4 91 710 508 82264 881 396 776617 348 564534 429 11 903 374 404 238 917 599 028 805 233 653 14.0 121 151 600 109 012 328
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..--...... 262 500005 232540075 12.9 12 527050 12065 841 41256922 37211880 44031 505 3506 824 97 815477 84346545 16.0 12575106 12508 869
Maintenance of equipment --..........4--. ..- 427265970 384 675 100 11.1 15 139008 14261 373 80 832 368 70 947406 87447 904 73172 324 183 419280 158381103 15.8 26430118 23 427 340
Traffic ........... -----............--- 61854227 60231648 2.7 1648297 1614914 10380672 10331573 10264018 9967878 22292987 21914365 1.7 2630278 2590861
Transportation--Rail line.......... 794152272 778219579 2.0 35824044 35270722 157767842 153478961 163134290 153 282081 356 726176 342031764 4.3 30202698 29768341
Transportation-Water line.-.................. 2 797 568 2 772010 .9 -
Miscellaneous operations........ ............ 21 502439 21858152 d 1.6 1136557 1140399 3791 20 3879888 4264107 4692954 9191944 971 221 d5.4 449 596 439 344
General. ----. ------ 74798669 75197402 AT 3165633 3366907 13782629 14081320 12824469 12438919 29772731 29887146 4 35737453 358536
Transportation for investment-Cr................. 2164896 1733047 "z-T 4723 4976 146695 198617 94116 131459 245534 335052 9-2e 55391 55649
Railway operating expenses.................... 1642706254 1553760919 5.7 69435866 67715180 307665018 289732391 321872177 288491521 698973061 645939092 8.2 75806148 72257642
Net revenue from railway operations ---........... 493856154 381 895 847 29.3 22274642 14549701 89111599 58832143 107239726 85912717 218625967 159294561 37.2 45 345452 36754686
Railway tax accruals.....-........-.................-- 201994757 1969043 39 2.6 7401576 7522428 38374238 37498635 40636045 38635643 86411859 83650706 3.3 14855669 13734312
Railway operating income ..... ............ 291861 397 184991508 57.8 14873066 7027273 50737361 21339508 66603681 47277074 132214108 75643855 74.8 30489783 23020374
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .-.............--.... 56401836 54807262 2.9 3756876 3253448 13132257 11467291 7523044 7941369 24412177 22662108 7.7 d 1380755 d 57651
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ................... 20696720 20567 480 .6 3 174823 3060851 3 920545 3904 319 4 099155 3 962398 11194523 1092756 2.4 829300 8 81
Net railway operating income .......... 214762841 1096167666 95.9 7941367 712994 i 33684859 5989 898 549 1482 35373 307 96607408 42054179 129.7 31041223 23 762 644
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....... 76.9 80.3 75.7 82.3 77.5 83.1 75.0 77.1 76.2 80.2 62.6 66.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 117743416 117820733 d .1 3653108 3682275 21174471 21559081 26 664153 26161868 51491732 51403224 2 8969539 8940848
Pay roll taxes.-------.....-...........---- 59424002 56751121 _7 2433730 2452034 11266672 10753510 11664155 10600496 25364557 23806040 6.5 2636215 2522520
All other taxes..............----.........---------- 142570755 140153218 1.7 4967846 5070394 27107566 26739125 28971890 28035147 61047302 59844666 2.0 12219454 11211792

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent Percent
1939 1938 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month -... 38433 38 661 d .6 44490 44 705 45 800 45882 56351 56716 29 343 29 410 131494 132 008 d 4
Revenues:
Freight 2......... -. ----- 34245515 $214 341033 9.3 $346317001 $314588272 $196077255 171763 968 *324978551 3$00945137 $143950448 $141 527 171 $665006254 $614 236276 8.3
Passenger .................28265710 28887494 J 2 32678724 33267254 17976780 18126372 46309552 45071665 10298164 10745466 74584496 7394350 .9
Mail ................ ..-------.-- 8002781 7867637 1.7 9677364 9471387 6922376 6783881 13003803 12411356 4753645 4771879 24679824 23967 116 3.0
Express-----..........- .......... 6461551 4933586 31. 7125416 5410010 3095498 3021344 6208833 5940409 2208244 2176546 11512575 11138299 3.4
All other operating revenues....- ..... 9428951 9216041 2.3 11757603 11521196 11818954 10083624 16738546 15938820 7066623 6857356 35624123 32879800 8.3
Railway operating revenues....... ........ 286404508 265245791 8.0 407556108 374258119 235890863 209779189 407239285 380307387 168277124 166078 418 811407272 756164994 7.3
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..... 34598727 31 805004 8.8 47173833 44313873 38928546 31184931 53661840 48374000 24920309 24320726 117510695 103879657 134
Maintenance of equipment.. 55782210 51342135 8.6 82212328 74769475 47974553 44948 330 81499544 75811871 32160265 30764321 161634362 151524522 6.7
Traffic.........---- ...-------------- .. 9019865 8821878 2.2 11650143 11412739 7309164 7137060 14031701 13207117 6570232 6560367 27911097 26904544 3.7
Transportation-Rail line.--- 104543246 103032007 1.5 134745944 132800348 92404448 90696950 149938353 149794471 60337351 62896046 302680 152 303587 467 d-
Transportation-Water line .-.....- 2797568 2772010 2797568 772010
Miscellaneous operations--..... 2406827 2394287 3 2856423 2833631 2267766 2208211 5871616 5670889 1314690 1432200 9454072 9311300 15
General.....----- 10617095 10737381 d 14 14190838 14315917 8850343 8898600 14637896 14615562 7346861 7480177 30835100 30 994 339 a 8
Transportation for investment-Cr-- 327684 256146 ". 383075 311795 396817 277079 734429 474 351 405041 334770 1536287 1086200 WI
Railway operating expenses ............-..... 216640286 207876546 4.2 292446434 280134188 197338003 184797003 321704089 309771569 132244667 133119067 651286759 627687639 3.8
Net revenue from railway operations.... 69764222 57369245 21.6 115109674 94123931 38552860 24982186 85535196 70535818 36032457 32959351 160120513 128 477 355 24.
Railway tax accruals ....... -........-........... 25968204 24894470 4.3 40823873 38628782 23254749 22917817 38289247 38381212 13215029 13325822 74759025 74624851 .2
Railway operating income -............... 43796018 32474775 34.9 74285801 55 A95 149 15298111 2064369 47245949 32154606 22817428 19633529 85361488 53852504 58.5
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ......-..-...- .. 5884292 6430029 d 8.5 4503537 4853478 5543970 49356580 14532564 14656462 7409588 7698634 27 486122 27291676 .7
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-....... 1 512971 1 514 488 2342 271 2 348 769 1497932 1576 025 3 380444 3 379 357 2 281 550 2 335 761 7 159926 7 291 143 d 1.8
Net railway operating income............. 36398755 24530258 48.4 67439993 48292902 8256209 d 4448236 29332941 14118787 13126290 9599134 50715440 19269685 163.2
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) --75.6 78.4 71.8 74.9 83.7 881 79.0 81.5 78.6 80.2 80.3 83.0 --
Depreciation included in operating expenses .. 14 311 303 14 066 531 1.7 23280842 23 007 379 12 766 525 12 882 244 22 279 877 22 481 403 7924440 8 046 483 42 970842 43 410 130 d 1.0
Pay roll taxes-............ -- ---- ---------- 7871894 7667920 2.7 10508 109 10190440 7239011 6891411 11498922 11111971 4813403 4 751 259 23551336 22754 641 "-
All other taxes......... ... 18096310 17226550 5.0 30315764 28438342 16015738 16026406 26790325 27269241 8401626 8574563 51207689 51870210

/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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ales of od opneratd at Clol of oatnl 33 34 834894 j4 47495 6 799 S6 817 64 894 8454I 14727 57 36 7 815 63 _,9 6057 60 O0
-----'-3;-"--------- 76 707 10o 953577 791 9 .1 6 1 8 630 7 106 8000 ,7064311 9412 36779 4 379 944 7 9976 43 (9875 957 17.4 921 491 584 917 456 303
9 63m14wr-S a 4 3629437 9.7 416a81 3 4514 77* 879 546930 10607 3 53as 6 10. 8i 63 770 5 0714
4&ll--~ --- --- --! S--- '7 ,77443o74.1o 373 0 148 S 12049 1 I34 131034 0108 893854. 2 ,
_____ 4178830 393174 6.5083-4 191646 695591 6 99 7073-6012S 18394803 1464740 823.6 88486
othr opertnl i 15944513 14097980 1.1 8 14180 8 o70S 3 6539 5105975 3 8 794 879sP19 7469513 6683977 11.8 43933 409001
Railway operating renne .......... 44 3599568 $15 418 9. 130 S36 11 95349 60 34385 553 9658 70457 3 59019678I 143878 889 184209613 Ml18 P2881034 10783114

M .int.nnoo. of od ni t 631 8893 5 608 61 13.8 8094 14 871T0698 11607960 13007964 158 94 1 10576.766 2717194 283 9338 1.7 419638 3 499413
@Tglaffia 1 6891688 33104 7.1 835451 41564l146477 148618 1 & 8a 137*97 3851 607 3080479 7.7 381319 367392
TV="n*ortati- e 11755396 11174 69 5 04518 46693 8 70 198 8414153 1*546 58119763 408060208 8.4 4760660 4355 808
TnorUtatBn xs .,- "t r line 47. 0 4017 7. .5 -. -o 4o*
lncos copnrti7 3 879 3675 7. 196386 167537 59 14 941 331 63660 1446861 1360735 6.3 37901 52377
neral______ 106806S105 10479489 1.3 4.1917 456896 1 909 64 195346 6 853 95 164 4 6 4194137 4068472 3.1 505 37 494907
Tra portation for inwe-te t-Cr- 40 408 347 81 31.6 1199 363 40178 444 1 66 16 7 6 041 61596 10.5 1971 17796
Ralway operating epease---- 847 681 687 3*9 178 98 41 10 149 71 9 138 334 49 86 680 41715 44i I 806 I 41 354 $4 104 835 993 98416 321 12.8 11 93830 10 594010
noet revenue fr.o rlwa neto 9677 7939 8976346i6 1.6 3870 :3 87 39011 1481676 1 5157 8 5 17 1.8 3 9 4 39 6443 I5 31793298 84.7 10948 04 8 131 104
81 148 441 9 1 5 '1 is; '1 614 1 21 7, 1 3. 4L1
Rai w tax ora.- 310113774 89191975 6 101984 1 080 569 5306404 5 090 375 6444 6070 131741 18314614 7.0 8093763 8330481
Raiwar operate ingoon..... 65 54 61 04 TO 491 16.0 1 8 39 1 4 448 95138 5 6 446 786 15 086 180 11 477'484 864677 0 19476670 35.9 8008441 5 800635
Iqiepent rmnt-ODr. bal.ce 7936151 6 397 I5 .l 40799 37310 1996l8 1687 41 141915 8 1 3191 38 83 43 ,40614 98 ,43 3406 1 8
Jont toillty rent-Dr. ibalnca ------- 3014044 855 139 8.1 451910 495167 566333 636928 140 545 ,49 1666003 1610 68. 903 5 4S3
et always opertlg in ooc4---- 94 3646 45481781 82 1007770 691965 6 97 176 4 17 677 13040 88 g 958614 20 975 774 14 451 856 45.1 47 000 6 071 58
Ratio of empme to revenI (peroent)---... 71.9 7. 77.9 78.4 9.5 76.3 68 70 72.4 74.4 8.8 6 .
Depreciation iolnded ln pVeriatlis .- 166 7 947 16919 56 19 51671 9 177 3 04 809 507*197 3 88480 38073 7 48 900 7 408 112 .8 1 88 10 168337
N roll tax- ......._ 6896769 648364865 6.7 536158 334 74 166751 1976736 1779707 155 56 538046410 3447046 10.4 41839;3 38 91
l other taea a--.--- .19 119 20765488 .9 65 881 685995 3617693 35 13639 5066741 4 66134 970 806 867 868 5.7 8 51 370 19445 63

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percent -s aPercent
19 rase 199 19 199 193 19 19 199 198 1939 198 increase

Mile of road operated at cloe of month-.-- ... 3379 s 60 d. 44438 44 461 45701 48 971 56 4068 56.84 89307 99406 131416 131 661 d
Freight.--358-4018- 3233853999049317568351 5.7 9955091486494 53145354 939947 919S37 16651 81 751 4 511 8 75611 9820405910(920824S3628(113108262 8 111067500 .9
91464i6I: 95997 360 37 1 3 1 7 6.8
'...................... 4.01 66 1 91.175 l* 7082 5777 4 9 9 7 166815 1r4 0.
il p ..........--- 1 $811l010,4206 1.14 114 14 1 in Igot 9718d 939334 1 :0&:4 104I07 540 6 1472066 1610 179 41
Allotheroperating re .......... 86 107 94 .4 174944 161 49 8 5440 2028440 3141104 81 080 101098 674986 77054 16.4
Railway operating rvenues.._ 3984947 T 379119 110 68705 98 9704 84 47 184 4 43 808 49 66 4 818 66 1541479 24146 48 24 458 406 137815 1738150 154481581 8.8

Mintane of a ad truotnr.504 4941 10.7 739 519 6 635 6 4 715198 658351 9 18047 9 145998 4107166 3901696 20386591 1951161 4
maintenance of eqant-- .3..... a3609051 7556999 10.6 18 593 51 1-1 096 406 75301346 6697954 11501865 11193169 4696916 4529969 23461127 22421088 44
Traffic o-----et3-- 9 05-00-------- O 4 .0 4- 0000 10 16* 296 7 1 i00 04 116 4054 49 43 18976 47 165 9936 05 d 19 7 89 100 10985 3743135 7.8
Transportatlon-1i 4 a. 7 14i...........................,377941 4.4 19142,77 1I 69 14310 590 145160I4 ,2s o$ 0 231 Ho4 646069 60747860 46290896 45591796 1.5
Itailn aI oprtatln-t line.om. ...........4 45 0 4814 14070 401 487 0 401768 **6
Ms .l.Oaneocr operates. ... 3.5 6 23107 6 3.7 4.5 514*** L e 614 448 s s 817 4 1004180 9 s01 214431 107 59 1747097s 161373 6.3
losIe$*__.10O18631 1506780 L 3I 01 81 3,0016609 13974 819 460 .81135 99 807494 10849105 10459299 439391:0 4409867
Tra opor tation for iv.. t....-.... 8.. ... 40141 .471938 LI9 4 0s 81' 49418 99106 57 4 074 4 015 14 97 48 77 01334 697 0717 4 7
RailWaOperatingsploes-.seo 898. 31065896 39011740 7.0 45003116 99.616758 31900046 50414489 49163628 47388689 19317633 19276809 100363508 97540873 8.8
Not revenue from railway Operatio&-1----- 69771 561 1987368 ". 19 701859 17036466 153 465B 13374044 17316190 16385050 4638716 5181597 37431544 56860706 1.5
8etreyennef cruailwayoperations. --- 14 607 37 1354419 5.1 6 3604 90 5 564900 3680 617 360*117 5 5661 30 5715 653 2001531 1968489 11648468 1129284 9 3.2
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Ralway operati o -ngc---- 53409*4 670843 1334:3 i It0 11463331 9 76 944 11498070 16 09197 3637165 3213108 28783076 25566849 .
Nqc eslt rants-Dr. baolance..- ----- 1FO a5 131 5 6 8 6ss 1 11 1307 05 1 39 119 8 9555 6 857*7939 603899 669s073 4563860 4960131 LEae
ilityrent-r. balan 00 010 17 810688 496 33707 3 31990 10619 101
Not rallw operatingIIc----.- 69 500049 550o9 3105 a A 13 495764 11530630 10205935S4 6324-97 6486180 93583293 167169 1992045 20158603 19569895 34
Ratio of cepmme; to revenues (perort)--.. 78.0 7.4 46. 44 9.9 7 9.5 74A 7.3 6A0.0 78.5 73.6 73.6
Oapreoiatinn included In operating eXPe.M... 8973 60067S 2.4 5534916' 53629 135 1690668 3 6145014 3163551 33 3510 119916 1 149811 6183199 68 223342 l
Ps, roll X 115461 103676 4. 155574 1 473969 1165473 1 099804 176 3004 1700706 70434 706118 36189771 3506741 3
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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 frm 15 monthly rapirts at of m nd pme Mprfesant.g 139 ClIs I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENBDD WITH AUGUST, IM AND 1I3


AUGUST,1939


United States New England Region / Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
1939 1936 Percent Percent
199 9 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase 1939 12

Miles of road operated at close of month ... 233557 34687 a 6770 6904 86885 86 507 84596 34789 57591 57940 d .A 6057 6046
Revenues:
FRevig ht (1...9948854840178744405 11.6 $693467 98 0 6 6346797 60019700 6144843 7 10 717 31 35618439 37 6800 .816 405 479 69831 676 16.9 *13 5353 10 0117 703441
Passengers ......-------- ......79 899 080 871556581 8.9 84148431 36534 55 116 08 53808835 7 49688 1 7047.844 15487878 147987003 4.3 5 09 94 4930474
Mail -----.... 63443453 61485539 3. 3008767 8947670 10 217 4 9 80651 11186585 10739073 84 546986 83498894 3.6 1 00 4 1 48
................................... 3467062 889865865 19.6 166386 1806 161 6447774 4717 305 555690 4077 05 16979 10 000 1 37.0 7611 4 4 644
Other operating revenues 108657011 101580141 7.0 6586169 6372456 23933124 2778038 83 81 198 20554648 52800485 49705148 6.8 3767987 14186
Railway operating revenues ...-........8.. 480 961 970 88 5099 184 10.8 104747 429 94 19888 6 47 161001 4018811501 499569127 4334235910 1061 477557 99 443866 14.38 144038634 187757 448
Expenses: 16.3 14626162 14353338
IMaintenane of way and structures 3... 0636840 872393819 18.5 14656788 13891111 48285135 459667 51053847 40534468 113935770 97985840 1.3 14 68 168 4 353
inteoanoeof equipment ..... 4904531 440481987 11.3 17 33481 16 153065 92640347 1087859 1007173 5 83551110 810599113 180710434 16. 0 688446 86 986 75
Traffic..............707734 68 562 74 53.8 1688178 183608 11844 11 76 11 845849 1175778 1117316 11340804 8 5544593 84954844 8.4 3 011 7 a 9S
Transportation-4tall line- ........... ----- 911705 89 890004819 8.4 40869668 40107660 180626898 174 48 79 87349706 17513 518 408045960 390091967 4.6 3496335 34181 49
Tran ortation-Water line ....................175 776 1.6 "
Miell.oun.operations--..2..010035 3.51806876 4 130389 1307936 4380194 4436706 4947130 5389314 10636835 11073958 507 49 491 78
Gnel 5.................418774 85676831 4 364690 805803 5691 3 16064808 14688885 1408 00 533966868 395 619 4 079 8 4075
Transportation for investment-Cr ....... 625 898 080 308 5 918 5 339 1 3 843 163 180 784 148 146 31375 3 96 648 a Q 73 362 735 40
Railway operating expenses.............-...... 1890327881 1 783333878 6.0 79585584 77073514 353835067 331451830 370398833 329830070 803809054 738355414 6.8 87744978 82851658
Not revenue from railway operations_-... ..590634089 46765 312 6.3 25161845 7 1712471 9503930 64 70369300 19 176 24 103 593 640 s58 268 503 191087858 35- 5687 656 44 085 790
Railway tax acoruals ---_ ..... 2 833178859 226096314 3.1 8481540 8542996 43680648 48583011 47484493 44839515 99586674 95965358 3.8 17795438 16064793
Railwayoperating inoome. ...-............ 357455380 841561996 48.0 16740305 8051714 6084973 87"786 889 81691808 68754587 159681889 95128530 66.8 38493884 28880997

Join faoilityrent-Dr. balance.o. 83 710 78 83 580 616 .8 3686333 3556 018 4508 99 4487 010 4878395 4 05 747 1 62527 1 348077 8.5 94968 946 19
Net railway operating income.....--....... 8 69349356 155038 546 73.7 8949137 1 404 93 40 611 7 4 10144 75 66808 310 449591 117 583 181 56505434 106.1 394988 38 89834169
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).......... 76.8 79.8 76.0 81.0, 77.3 88*5 74.1 76. 1 7.7 79.4 60.9 64*9
Depreciation included in operating expenses 134617360 134740381 4168779 481148 24 199J80 84631870 30549573 89968606 58917638 3a011335 .8 10854719 10 83125
Pay roll taxes ................. 84100 65177604 8769888 2786 606 12958393 18330846 13 443 86 1 8638 8917 17 87 04 7.0 34 60 2 908 435
All other taxes......... ......-- 164766)39 16091710 7.4 5 651 65 575639 307 49 3025 765 34040630 32703081 70414 53 68 718 83 14740884 13156355

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1939 1938 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 139 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month.... 38 4 38 649 d .6 44482 44695 45787 45881 563 9 5 6701 8933 8 9 410 131484 131 998 d.4

Freight ............267019 6054 86099365 0.60 401360429 036330886060o 60 0o4 3o 43f2 1 3 494 ,16 l433635 8 168351533 17771115161 073 83576 7.
Passenger-------- .......................... 3176639 3307006 d .4 3680603 37137430 107413 11 0410 5 7 603 1 01416 18461856 688657191 84909 1
aile 0-...-..... .-------------- ... ..... 61531 6098843 1 10961959 1073370 7 899 553 7717815 14818610 14114119 5439378 543S941 15314 35 7869 871 53
Express 6081706 5595698 7643137 616054 3 673 8 35607147 7 3481 6900379 854049 3 417 46 13 375 96 88 78 4.0
A other operating revenues........ -10714 50 104235 99 2. 13488547 13130145 14407394 1810 84 19879450 1870004 086 91 7 868849 483735979 3676054 9.6
Railway operating revenues--- 38............ 56229455 303284901 7.6 470262089 4309683435 883075549 5353587665 4757833103 446468066 19433 673 190536884 9498883 84 9086 675 6.6
Expenses: 11.7
Maintenance of way and structures ........ 39901190 36594419 9.0 4 589 358 50947 57 46 0874 3771 474 64278313 5751998 89 087,479 888488 13579786 183 460610 11.
Maintenance of equipment... 64 143113 58 99130 0.9 94 771 9 8585 885 55 877 89 91646 84 95000 09 8700 036 6 81671 35894890 185 095409 173945 610 64
Traic 1029404 1008196 8.7 13306439 1296 011 8330346 17 680 16089393 14996808 750885 7 478 57 31 9 088 30 647 679 .
Transportation-Rail line..118925 463 11611438 1.8 138801 15093897 107211431 106 80894 17 8437 3 1 589 68 81 00T 7164s 349 5 418 347 97978 1
Isoce aneous operations....... .- ...... 266154 2 63054 1.8 3 170 61 5 188 845 8 716 894 630 965 6 955 744 665 910 1 51 1 3979 11 801 169 10 94 673 8.
General ... ......................... 143616 1844163 162896 16317606 10107099 10188060 1 750155 16690110 03717136 8 5436 353 9010 35403 06
Transportation for investment-Cr. 5367796 30538 441158 376743 495923 333949 871718 564713 508984 408855 1 870 56 106917
Railway operating expenses............... 2477035 82 36 98894 4.6 335448560 319749946 8292380051 15 31438 370669717 357601198 151562499 152395876 751670367 758826 &i8 3.6
Net revenue from railway operations............- 78 55 873 66336607 18.4 134 81 389 111 18 397 53 374968 38356847 10 88556 888660868 40 61 173 36140948 197 55057 146535 063 19.
Railvay tax acruals............ ............. 29 388 951 28140889 4.4 47184536 44 81368 87 075 566 265 8934 44115096 44097065 15816560 15894 11 864078 3 85917310 .6
Railway operating income ..................- 49136948 38177718 28.7 87629166 66998715 26761935 11830313 58758890 44763803 25644613 33844637 111-144635 79440753 39.9
Equipment rents--Dr. balance.. 6 055 147 6681997 8. 4 108165 4668 706 6 751053 633699 17 087833 17451 401 8 81 517 8 5 97 07 3 051435 533 271 807
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance....--- 1688171 1716 358 8 623 139 2 662477 1715416 18 03893 3 891066 3 838 32 2 618 637 667 751 88 8119 8309 366
Net railway$ operating income............. 413 6 599624 29 39363 38.7 80 8097868 59 675538 18295463 3 794 21 37 759 91 83 474080 14 813 49 11591 179 70 066 313 38 59 80: 80.4
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....... 75.9 78.1 71.3 74.8 81.0 84.9 78.3 801 70.8 80.0 79.8 01.4 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses 163 5103889 607339 1.7 86605757 36 96 14 14587187 14 725 5 25 4642 48 85710 913 9044336 9196301 49093971 49633 478i,
Pay roll taxes...-- ------........ 9006 775 8 754700 2.9 12061 30 11 663 13 8408484 7991 33 13260925 12 812676 5515091 5 457 371 37 178 500 6 61 ,s3 '3
All other taxes -.............................. 20 38 156 19 394 19 3.1 35 18980 385 50544 1673 088 18534599 30 854 171 31 84 309 9701469 9 856940 59 0 788! 59 655 988 -.7


a/ Does not Include oston Albany, the revenues and expenses of whtih are included with lew Iork central
9 epresnts an average of the mileage reported at the close of esah month within the period.
Less than 0.05 percent.
j Deeseu. deficit or other revere ites.


returns in Great Lakes Region.






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lSubject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08730 3938


Siwat N. MIM
SEPTEMBER, 1939


INTERSTATE COMME CE C'COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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


c0ODipm iajl ranothly edrst ol Mwmapad expm uprollslm 158 Cla I im railways
(SWTCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF SEPrlMBER, 1M AND I3


United Stat New England Region/ Great akes Region Cabtal BEutm Region Eatern District Pooshent Region
Item
1939 198 Poercent P reast
inre e 19 19)93 9 139 1938 619 19) 192" 19)3 inocre 19" 1938

Miles of road operated at cloe of onth..... 233 378 234236 .4 747 6797 26215 26274 24558 24 7 9 57 20 57780 d .4 6068 6058
RevenueS:$7
reht--..--..- .... 14 400 213 $261287589 30.3 9479807 6 5393550 55 681 025 43 493158 $1 590 766 7 66 s7 $26751 598 7719035 297 23 930 85 $19114 056
Passenger........................... 37145859 34392497 3467910 95694 720331 91130 10581699 91077 7 -1235940 18975791 11. 6358 59 0
mail.--.... 7935 837 7594001 4.5 380503 359872 1287872 1208 91 1418383 13597 6 3080758 2907929 29 221563 209317
xre ................. .. 5037811 4958070 1.6 314156 254789 1149097 92 707 1017748 831 J9 2481001 2013035 2.2 126802 106013
other operating revenues 16598160 14310678 16.0 88597 793525 3415208 3015337 3393599 2 7260 7 7694779 65359399 17.7 478900 395 84
Railway operating revenues.--........-.... 381117880 322542835 1.82 14 528348 10884190 68739533 55535143 7797 195 61711 8*6 161244076 128151189 25.8 25393397 20417510
Expenses:
aintenanoe of say ad etruotures........... 42916549 4139 2520 .7 1976927 3510555 6980248 6155860 953876 5698 4:5 15911051 15338270 37 2 080540 175083
Maintenance of equipment ............. .....484135 56375021 15.0 2134913 197883 188 4044 10830494 1455877 105747 9 2 977729 23384105 2.9 4150042 3560421
Traffic ......................2.........-.. 8736 47 8224703 8.2 228583 221187 1506 550 1405586 1510729 130 4 3245842 2987581 8 6 388793 352469
Tramsportation-Rail line ...... 120 8611 98 1122 91042 7.8 5061798 4824778 23 5793 11 210at 69 24971 778 8 04 5 5361 887 48 517173 10.5 490 333 4495539
Trensportation-later line................................ 435 97 336850 9 -
ioellane opn tions ..........r..-..-.-. 3885380 3358440 4..9 185795 153 980 5668 58201 64743 637 s 8 1406773 1374169 2.4 60068 7355
General......................_ 10558427 103613 465834 479297 1935600 196928 176096 16414 4162200 4090198 1.8 518991 S091
Transportation for Inveetent-Cr.... 401157 29449 344 355 541 48044 14049 34 322 37 4 76721 51984 47.6 15515 19153
Rail y operating exse ....... ...51166939 231988740 *8. 10033275 11168066 46809946 42559180 50396542 41912824 107239763 95639492 1.I1 12103546 10710047
.Net renue fro rily operations........... ...... 19 50941 90560095 43.5 449 3073 6 98 9I i 195I 576 19 799 62 5400451 125 11 69? 66.1 1I9 0151 9 07 46
Ralvay tax acoorual........ ................... ....... 372410 29317395 11. 1041484 186 543952 2 5185 975 7 2794 6 20769 13756570 12 48031 10.8 534294 2 6698 81
Railway operatinginoome............... 97226833 61242700 58.8 3453619 4 1370607 16490065 7809988 20302059 13592 0(3 40245743 20031384 100.9 9867203 7037582
Equipment rents-Dr. balance-l...........-..----- 7910099 7 888470 .3 438 84 405770 1962141 1842651 123 2 33 1145 08 36.,747 1393499 86.8 483 853
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .......................... 261556 2947932 8 2.3 418368 498572 541 773 544968 602 699 623 28 15. 840 1666838 a 6.2 -A- -u W O
Net railla operating inooe ......... ... 86435178 50406298 71.5 8596867 28274949 13986151 542269 18 1477158 11023 67 5060156 14971047 134.2 10563208 7406702
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)........5. 7.9 69.1 102.6 68.1 76.6 64.6 67.9 66.5 74.d 47.7 5.
Depreciation included in operating expenses-. 1686175 16858599 51351d 540942 3019065 30 69116 3880408 3781497 7412 79 7391545 .S 1284882 1280429
PaU roll tanes ........... .-.. 909117 8502881 6. 561 360 405007 1699782 1600459 1823578 1555351 388470 350797 1 41 07
1Al other taes ............................- 9491 2 1.8 680094 681702 37 9740 3585 516 5 45401 4 2 98 9873850 8 91951 10 -o 00741 2 9 1614

Southern BRn Southemr Ditrit Northwetemn BReion Cental Weste .ergin Southa ten agie- Wster Distriet
Item
1939 198 Percent 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 199 1938 199 Percent
increase norease

iles of road operated at close of month...... I 374 36 556 d ._ 44442 44614 45702 45 52 56407 5 564 89 307 29406 131416 131842 d
Reen0ht... ..... .......... 57845068 t03503914 11 61816918 t52617950 49*689 t38267 99 859 098 134 2427 1 23441874 1 95 258297 11095004 13.4
aieger .....-..-............. 3309063 3185159 3..9 944943 3778019 27853 2874147 7819446 7160800 1561977 1603740 11964976 1196o7 2.
P05enger....................7.- .....- 103
Mal .... ........................................... 11005 132551 129012 98 1 96175 1867416 177778 6791 6776 47 5295 395
Ex re ....................5502 816177 7 .!-f 681230 922190 535718' 5ol4811 9880 104190 3134 396688 187550 2022845
All otr operating revnu 1539213 1441449 01113 183673, 702892 2188945 3049819 8809 1132 7 1000549 685 59545
Railang operating revenues ................._ 44392323 40027504 1.9 69785720 60445014 50308681 43376873 78617145 6519867 5 87167078 25372974 150088084 133 946632 1.1

nace of way and struoturee............. 499040 474 929 4.4 70395860 6514 012 864908 6364860 9230746 933777 4082884 38S 7845 199685918 19540 23I 2
Maintenance ot equipent... ... ::..... 8231824 7418818 11.0 1238188 10979837 6740843 6566873 11953843 10 909 8 4770434 455 375 23464540 22011679 864
Traffic......................... .......................... 1 91253 1199458 7.7 1680046 1551927 9822867 973405 1884685 1702 8 7 943807 p99113 3810359 6885215 1.4
Transportation-Rai line ................. 14733781 1406886 4.7 19654114 18568 65 14758825 11959011 23938949 2255177 88 3786 8700736 47544960 45211504 5.
Transprtation-ater line ....... -- 443539 8--4ll 435397 338 O50 .3
Mieellaneou. operatioon.....--- 248 2.1 240481 3.5 306858 293196 363 509 419334 979797 1043 a 20641 207689 1569722 1671075
General................................. 1494606 144856013799 1951478 1 23435 1217028 8107225 2039 1018765 1040321 4 3842 420937
Transportation for investmentO-Cr.. 47038 16432 186.3 6 553 3545 61781 66714 110 855 276 E0 8 87 67 16 281 8 8210 920 4.2
Railay operating expnses .................. 30918469 29106623 6. 43015735 39616670 30666449 29435466 50414007 47985 78 19 830985 19167384 100911441 9652657 4.5
Net revenue front railway operation............... 479 34 109808 1 8.4 26769985 20628344 19637412 1394 407 2203 13 17271087 7 5809 6820580 49176643 37420054 31.4
hally tax acouals....._......... 177484 3 023 1.3 7197812 6031904 3883490 3341000 53 8765 5480 961 2045451 198 217 11767726 1005 178 8.9
Railay operatinginoo.................... 9704970 7 58858 88.4 19572173 14596440 15753928 10608407 16364853 11790066 5290482 4288403 37408917 26614676 40.6
Euiepnntenitt-Dr. b1aance ................. 9900 41434 d 375 631 1284829 1'240 18 289771 8484758 57 773 859110 466 983 4563996 8.8
Joint famlity rent-Dr. bale........... ....... 17834 176475 7 I 93 12 77 35 480158 4885s8 341503 354648 1051'354 990366 6.2
Met raillay operating inooue .............. 9317234 6968035 33.7 19680442 14374757 14897800 9 O1816 s 13307414 8846680 40869384 3088640 31694580 21060514 5044
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) 9.......... 78.7 6.6 6 659 81.0 T7. 49.4 73. T.0 75.5 67.8 72.1 -


Depreiation nluded in operating expenses-
Pay ; oll taee............-.....-............
All other taxe--- ----..........................................................


2 036 497 2 001 65C
1125602 1073462 8
8649382 22808S57


3 321 37
1 541 132
5 63660


3284 071
1 449 7:
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S14 12 1 *5 *1 1 777117 1 71 0I
27 93 68 23 3 4 0 668 37694


S18 175
702 036
1 343 425


1 181 503
691 61
1 291 56


6132 005
3601 263
8 164 461


6 163 971
3492335
7 312 621


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Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


SEPTEMBER, 1939


BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 13) monthly report of renus and enees representing 138 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 1939 AND 1938


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
1939 1938 inPercent 1939 1938 19 199 193 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase 1939 19 .

Miles of road operated at close of month- L.. 233 53 234 570 .4 6 766 6 891 26224 26 296 24 591 24 722 57 581 57909 6 6 058 6 047
Revenues:
Revegest 309 2856382 048 731644 12.7 (78826 604 $66559035 $417 12726 $*354210506 $447203206 $375267167 0943157 078 796 036 708 18.5 (157493862 136817477
FPassenge r -....................----- 316444880 305949 083 3.4 27616341 26608928 62 322357 6071619 85524521 79 580251 175463219 166 902798 5.1 675664 5523334
PMailge.........-.-.....-.-...- -------- 71378 28 69079540 3.3 3383270 3287542 11505706 11014 442 12538767 12098839 27427743 26400823 3.9 2121985 2033844
MilEx ....... ; .---- .- 39715874 33943935 170 1977421 1460 30 7596872 5644 332 604038 4908 324 16178331 12013586 34.7 887633 670857
EAll mother oeratingrevenues..................: 125255170 115830819 8.1 7472141 7165981 27348332 25793375 25674790 23281185 60495263 56 240541 7.6 3246887 3109440
Railway operating revenues....... 2 862079851 2 573535021 11.2 119275777 105082 416 525 900535 457 376274 577 545 322 495135766 1222 721 634 1 057 594 456 15.6 169 426051 148154952
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structure 349278956 313786334 11.3 16633715 17401666 55205383 49694946 58007722 46226897 129846820 113323509 14.6 16708702 16118421
Maintenance of equipment................... 555282398 496856948 11.8 19368394 18110897 104924392 91857753 115276158 94125889 239568944 204094539 17.4 34778488 30487174
Traffic 0....... ............................. 79509302 76787438 3.5 2110291 2057465 13352099 13163328 13328046 12701613 28790436 27922406 3.1 3400390 3310782
Transportation-Rail line----- 1 032 517190 100229 260 3.0 45931460 44932438 204 205903 196498939 212321484 197177762 462458847 438609139 5.4 3988 691 38617088
Transportation-3ater line-.---_-------3660815 3510 628 4.3 -
Miscellaneous operations ................ 28295415 28459317 d 6 1468688 1461916 4954431 5 019 10 5621 881 5967002 12045000 12448128 d 567559 544456
General........ 95977200 95999443 -- 4112584 4283100 17627293 18034066 16389190 15728650 38129067 38045816 4598271 4576356
Transportation for investment--Cr.... 3026455 2378757 27.2 6273 5880 828917 257 22 155106 185520 390296 448 638 13.0 88877 92518
Railway operating expenses.......... 2141494821 2015316611 6.3 89618859 88241602 400040584 374011010 420789375 371742293 910448818 833994905 9.2 99848224 93561699
Net revenue from railway operati72058503 5 821841 29.1 29 656 918 16840814 125 859951 83 365 264 156 755947 1253393 473 312 272 816 223 599551 39/.7 69 5778 007 54593 253
Railway tax accruals ............................ 6667701 2541371 44 9462994 9629707 49128754 47768986 55528141 51046942 114119889 108445635 5.2 21218380 18734674
Railway operating income... ............... 453908018 302804700 49.9 20193924 7211107 76731197 35596278 101227806 72346331 198152927 1159153916 72.1 48359427 3585879
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................... 72305788 70891304 2.0 4603219 4026528 17091230 14997355 10164419 10437937 31858868 29461880 8.1 d.2 58 13 a 44d664
Joint facility rent-Dr.balance.......................... 26592341 2646851 4044701 4054590 5050672 5031978 5329994 5129046 14425367 14215614 1.5 0 160
Net railway operating income............. 355009 889 05444845 78.8 11546004 d 870011 54589295 15566945 85733393 56779548 151868692 71476482 112.5 49861446 37240871
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)...... ..... 74.8 78.3- 75.1 84.0 76.1 81.8 72.9 75.1 74.5 78.9 58.9 63.8
Depreciation included in operating expenses.. 151483 53 151 598921 d a 4682095 4752394 27218345 27700394 34429981 33750093 66330421 66202881 fe 11539601 11 503614
Pay roll taxes............ 7944391 73680486 5t 3131241 3191612 14660952 13930705 15267440 13691563 33059633 30813880 7.3 3470138 3884705
All other taxes ........-...-..............................----89 3 189233 10 181733224 4.1 6331753 6438095 34467802 33838281 40260 701 37355 379 81060256 77631755 4.4 17 748242 15449969

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
193 1938 Perent 1939 19 19 199 19 193 19 193 199 193 199 193 1939 1938 Percent
increase increase

Miles of road operated at close of month..#..... 63 41 38 68 d .6 44479 44 685 45777 45 877 56 362 56 689 29 336 829410 131475 131976 a,4
Revenues: 1305690485 279603279 9.3 $463184347 416 420756 $279323913 $245778442 43588822068 406448669 $187798238 $184047069 $902944213 (836874180 8.0
Freight ----35075302----------.---------------- -90---3539-9---18------------1654518 474 1SO6
Pasenger.........5................. 07302 3 398 39165 d 40750966 40915499 23857686 24178357 62796874 59886833 13576135 14065996 100230 69 98130786 2.1
al -...................... ............ 10165484 9979648 18287469 12013492 8878543 8678890 16680026 15871897 6104508 6114438 31 663077 3066528 5 335
Express..--.. .........-.......---------....- 7436734 6411875 16.0 8324367 7082732 4 08982 4091360 8111811 7942359 2892383 2813898 15213 17 14847617 2.5
other operating revenues 1.................... 12253773 11865438 3.3 15500660 14974878 17110286 14237509 28929469 21509094 9219492 8868797 49259247 44615400 10.4
Railway operating revenues............-.. 370681778 343252405 8.0 540047809 491407357 333379410 296964558 546340248 511658882 219590750 215909798 1099310408 1024533208 7.3

ExpMaintenancses of ay and structures 44860230 41 343 48 8.5 61 568932 57461769 52734406 44083 130 72013059 66857659 3311579 32060267 157 863204 143001056 10.44
Maintenance of equipment--......--.. -----...................... 72374937 66 17946 1 107 153425 96 05120 62018762 5821036 104 954052 97 14 588 41587215 3989665 208560029 1995728 6.4
Traffic i......................... ... .... 11586095 11221416 3,2 14986485 14532138 9312613 91460251 17974278 16 779 499 8445440 8407 370 355732381 54332894 4.1
Transportation-Rtail line ...1.......... 133 659 44 130878 64 2.1 173 542935 169 495 35 121 973063 119167 995 196 870552 19 6 112 77 671793 80 344 6 396 515408 394190769 .6
Transportation-Water line ---- ......................... 660813 3510628 366 0915 350626 4.
laneo orat ...............70.98 3479534 3415441 3099 05 3050 99 7935541 7 697 782 1 73 57 1 847 6 12 770881 12595748 14
General- -...............--------- -1638424 13698728 d .4 18236695 18269084 11343537 11405082 18857 380 18729993 9410521 9549468 39611438 59 6084543 L.-
Transportation for investment-Cr..--............ 414834 319770 "_T 503711 412888 577684 400663 981953 641305 572811 475869 2132448 1517837 40.
Railway operating expenses ............... 278616071 866004917 4.7 378464295 359566616 259904500 244664904 421283724 405526956 171393484 171563230 852581708 881755090 3.8
Net revenue from railway opertiona............ 9005707 77247488 19.1 161583514 131840741 73474910 52299654 125056524 106131896 48197266 44346568 246 728700 802778118 1.7
Raileay tax accruals -..-................ ..-......-....5 33163795 31510918 5.2 54 S82175 50245586 30959056 29866934 49953881 49578027 178628011 17277288 98174948 96 728489 1.5
Railway operating income .................... 58841918 4 73654 28.7 107201339 81595155 42515854 22438720 75102643 56553869 30935255 27069040 148553752 106055689 40.1
Equipment rents-Dr. balance-----............................. 6 285047 7036345 d 3 732534 4593 681 7 979482 7472 827 19664614 19 936 159 9070290 94a6 817 36 714386 36 85803 d
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ..................... 1 840007 1 892 833 2 890501 2s95 205 1 943 109 1 980 356 4 371 224 4 296980 2962 140 3 082 396 9 276473 9 299 73
Net railway operating income ...........--. 50716858 36807398 37.8 100578304 74048269 32593263 12979537 51066805 32320730 18902825 14619827 102562893 59920094 71.8
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ........... 75.2 77.5 70.1 73.8 78.0 82.4 77.1 79.3 78.1 79.5 77.6 80.2
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 18387 53 18076979 1.7 29927136 89580593 16408973 16567731 28650472 28 899 91 10166531 10 47 04 55225976 55815447
Pay roll taxes..................... 10132 377 9 828 166 3-1 13602515 13118 871 9526606 9076998 15038042 14527684 6 21711 6149053 30781764 2975 735
All other taxesE...............-.................... 23031418 21682746 6.2 40779660 37138715 21432450 20789936 34915839 35050343 11044895 11188475 67 393184 66968754 .6
Does not Include Bosto & Albany, the reenmues.and expenses of which are included with ew York Central returns In Great Lakes RegLon.
SRepresents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period.
Less than 0.05 percent.
D Decrease, deficit or other reverse item.






UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

ii3i iiIh1 01111 7l 43711 I II iI lI lilii IIII
3 1262 08730 4373


Subject to revision


U.S. DEPOltTORY
--No"


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Stirm N. M-In
OCTOBER, 1939


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

Compid fromn 1 month np(rts of enauesand replmting 13 Cla I tam railway
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER,1939 AND 1938


United State New England Regiona/ Great akee Region Central Eaer Region Eatern Ditrict Pocahonta Region
Item
19 19 Peroent IPercent
1939 193 increase 199 19 193 1939 193 1939 1938 1939 1938 lncrase 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month..... 233 362 234 182 d .4 6 752 6 787 26 211 2 273 24 557 24 99 357 50 57759 6 4 6068 6049
Revenues:
Freight ........................................................... 355 104 050 293 743 527 20.9 10730632 9528941 64474551 51712789 73454505 53509800 $148659508 $1147 51530 295 25838171 21245356





Mainten3nce3of wayendtructresa 44176304 40352359 9.5 1921661 2250088 6984738 61889302 8083081 6C9256 16989480 14 531146 16.9 2105 75 1860118
Passenger of .... 3equ t 7 3 53 44 544 4 26 3 078 943 65 6 092 6 4511 256 9 7304 11 78759 19 338 698 17 17090 924 5481 2 542 701
ail ....... 8 375654 8 201 573 2.1 393568 363531 1351 54 1 304 364 1498306 14634 323416 313081 3 239414 250546
Epres82 .......... .... 5 a22 17 5122598 a 297 566 287 649 1101 180 12021 469 1008 407 93021 2407 19 3 2 239 834 7.5 12376 119 4 09
All other operating revenues .........536808 ......... 17 647 4 14 92981 9296 62 823828 3 717 22 284 817 3 838 004 2 975 0 8484988 708054 19.8 514 041 45 991
Railway operating revenues ...........9 235 4 84223 18.0 1 398 5024 13 4 682 6 4978 77 200494 6754 65 89 51 7678 67 4893 0 182 1187 1 2 144 90653 257 27 301 971 22 6390
Expenses:
Maintenance of wry and structures.......... 13040 30524559 93. 191 20 57 1 008 8 98 54 738 617 5 302 8 08081 6 992,756 1 4 5315418 46 1.0 321058756 18860118
Main ence of equipment......................... 73 53 444 59740284 23.1 2368116 1978458 13 651 45 11795 48 18598784 11787252 34 68745 25561190 54 49 7114
Traffic --.. ... 89..... .. 4137 8548042 ,1 227022 237 656 1516037 1 442140 1649063 1444938 3392 122 3 1288 34 8.4 381365 372967
NTranr r always opratil inoe ... ....... 1301 88 209 1 4 769 48.1 253269615 1 17029 25878 621 23601 411 2798624 2 680020 59 19 8601 251 724 12.4 5273 44 1 879644
Transportation-Water lines ......( ... 56 68.6 6.1 7.2 4 7 929657 67.8 65.8 69 42
Miscellaneous operations.........3 ...... 162412 2980157 6.1 164421 140613 567933 564761 661934 62234 1394 288 1 327608 5.0 55 824 2 932
General ..................................................... 433 58757 475 169 449005 1 937 096 965 532 185 601 1 692 9 4265 866 4 107 33 3 521 180 516 131
DTrnsportation for incl nvestrnt-Cring expense 4694 3001 50 0 0 563 66 1 41556 13 67 340 819770 389 76 940 45 521 .9 1922 15 252
Railay operating expenses .................. 271538049 242354 484 12.0 1042439 10 425 452 50 494 714 45 543 659 58800 268 452903 119777421 10126214 18.3 12 614 111 11 30286
Net revenue from railway operations.... 148179350 11102979 335 4916 06 3 27 226 26 703780 18 9103 30719 49 2219 63 62341 342 43 644 225 42 14 87 863 1111017
Railway tax accruals ..................................... 35082020 30924 550 134 1043 507 1 085 905 5650 237 5270991 8060574 6699547 14 754 310 13056443 13.0 3 758 566 2982088
Railway operating incomeo...n ................ 1130973301 80 1056 l 412 872 556 2 171 321 210 543 12920045 22 658 925 15496 47587024 30587 782 15.6 10 292971 8 28 929
Equipment rents-Dr. balance. ......... .. ........ 8 613 937 85 21 366 11 54161 557 625 2 502196 1964 10 1212 604 1 121555 4 256 41 3 64 28 16 6 642 154 d 521
Joint fcilit rent-Dr balance............. 4 7990 0 5 1 575 717 636966 545 612 1 09 116 1 6261 2209 3 2098 718 33 .11
Net railway operating nomes .. .... 0 5 169 68194 7698481 2932949 1 22761 17979187 10 2 220 2009 355 2 1829249 41721 491 21 334230 6471 11570 418 8729489
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).......... 64.7 68.6 68. 76.2 65.4 71.5 65.7 67.6 8 5 69.9 46.2 50.0
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 16 49021 16 995 27500 14 496 739 5346 106 3 512 796 5 066 231 4 000 770 3 896 0 7 510 03 7 496 401 2 1 284 081 1 280 446
Pa roll taxes.... ....................... .10026874 6 62 561 100096 991 0446 2 61 88 1648 98 4609 83 3 691 94 24.9 4 448 74 403073
All other taxes i ......o25 029 33 22179 71 12 2 650 861 723354 5 794377 3595 5 4 53550560 10 144479 9 236 4497 8.3 37 097 820 257901

















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1939 193 increase 1939 193 1939 193M 1939 198 9199 1938 1939 193 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month.5 38 61 5 .4 31 4029 44 605 45 702 45 5189 90 563 62 229 071 294015 1 45 03 1 3 31 8 .3
Revenues:
FreiEht. 440384 797 376894521 16.2 (698876968 (59 139877 044492005 $36428394 (65 866 178 $59 8!I3 $3 $26 209391 235869991 136565671574 11983e120 1.9
Passengers 3 .037 852 3 14492 31619 824 677 193 2315 697 2 22644 656809 62692597 2 8 19529844 159001 413 638 1 04 6 1 27
Tral .nsptatn fr iest r 321851 11197 .1 142511 1431743411 77 5 1006 42 19756 40 8 0619 71022 70 585 33717105 638999 2.1
Expressa..w 6y 864778 24 9. 786712 984 0464 5188 01 2 51 9 104947 4 7112459 910810 988 0 900 105 8 3 099 8 2 6.
All other operating revenues .. 5351 1418 5 2049 857 1 874544 2 878 248 1 942490 2973 432 2668 552 1260 82 1 12 341 7 1712503 5734 383 8
Raifray operating revenues ... 5046 518 44 493500 13.4 77 718 492 677 10403 51 305007 42 179255 78 433 040 71824646 30102097 27347 466 5 93 5840144 141 37059 2.5
Expenses:
aintenane of ay and sttures .tx a s 5274 97 438267784 9.3 7 7 84 9403 6 68 3 7 3 294413 9 33 520 8798 79 42602 447 17 85 19 2 7 081 191 054315 10.
Raintenan of equipment 9 09751 7 112 41 4 123 90049 18 52 3761 7046 265 6 31 725 1350 326 11 664172 5148 05 4 638 73 25 544 650 22655 33 14.8
Traffic ............. I 71bl 1251572 .4 1238066 1624539 1000928 991 474 20068848 18675 14 946137 947 281 39 5 949 4794569 4
Transportation-Rail line .o 1 71 279 15 032107 7.6 21444 72 19 836751 185633 44 14 438 75 25 155 04 24 114 55 94 1129 9 221 73 50 249 61 47 774 163 4.
Transportation-Water line ...... 536 808 383 265 6 536 83 926 39.8
Miscellaneous operations..... 254 237 258 304 .4 310 01 329061 1 323 869 31 81 89 9010 523 33 668 22367 201 356 119 4 98 0 1 346313 8.
Paneral ta....... 154631 7 11494 2401 8. 2067 317 201051 4 1149 55 123950 2114 748 203285 998913 992006 43632 0 4 7268713
Transportation for lnvesment-Cr.......... 32396 19 159 69.1 51609 34411 77 527 67 277 175490 83068 78128 70 223 331145 220 568 30.1
Railway operating expenses............. 33568 244 30651 262 9.5 46 182 355 41954148 31184 201 29 510019 53 414 047 49747103 20980025 19680900 105578 273 99 138 022 6.5
Net revenue from railway operations 16 888 274 13 8422358 22.0 31576 137 25133 253 20120 806 12669 236 25018 993 22 096 460 9122072 7 466 563 54 261 871 42232 259 28.5
Rallway tax accruals 2 374 3659964 1.09 784 940 5 6428 0 39232 847 3299 41 6 38 5 18 478 4797 25 77 2 127 41 12 650 762 11 2269 05 10.7
Railway operating income .... 12731 900 10182 274 25.2 23 681 197 16 511203 16 196959 9 369 823 18 635 8335 16 297663 6 996 315 5 338 718 41 829 109 31006 204 34.9
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ........ 45055 638781 217 099 1245 1117589 1154135 2572348 267161 88462 927699 4 574619 473519 a .
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ... 29292 20550 22 2 319188 220 820 232948 447 966 4833 52 368 868 343 302 1 037 654 1 09 60
Net railway operating incoe ....... 12107 553 9337 963 29.7 23 677 971 18067452 14 8a8 550 7 982740 15615 521 1342 630 5 742 765 4 067 717 36216 836 25 193087 43.8
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).... 66,5 689 59.4 62.5 80.8 70.0 68.1 69.2 69,7 72.7 62..1 70.1 -
Depreciation included In operating expenses... 2 034 937 2 018 713 8 3 319018 3 299 161 1 832 621 1 851 666 3 210 89 215 371 1 076 20 1 132 671 6 119 69 6 199 708
Pay roll taxes .... ........ ... 216 1 115011 87 1660373 1 518084 117 95 1067 709 18 481 998 1 3 3 59 742 520 716692 3782 473 3 354756 S
All other taxes 2924747 2544953 14-9 6234567 51223968 2765892 2231708 4501160 4048438 183237 1411153 8630289 7691299 12.9

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


OCTOBER, 1939


BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 134 monthly reports of revenue and expenses representing 138 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1939 AND 1938


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1939 1938 increase 19 191938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of month ....... 233 518 234 529 d .4 6766 6 882 26223 26 293 24 588 24720 57 577 57 895 d .5 6059 6 047
Revenues:
Freight ..............2........8...2 664 389 689 342475 174 13.7 $89 557256 $76 087 976 $481601620 $405 923298 $520657711 $428776967 81091816587 $910788244 19.9 $183332033 (158062833
Passenger 3......................... 49812040 337372623 3.7 30663395 29287871 68 78456 67124871 95255066 88190342 194796917 184603084 55 6257636 6066035
Mail ................ 79753 09 77281113 3.2 3776838 3650861 12 857249 12318 806 14027074 13561987 30661161 29551654 3.8 2361399 2284390
Express........-..................... 44939056 39266532 14.4 2274987 1748577 8698052 6665801 7612446 5839041 18585485 14253419 3044 1016009 790166
All other operating revenues.............. 142 902653 130523800 9.5 8401 803 7 989 809 31065653; 29078 192 29 512794 26 256594 68 980250 63 324595 8.9 3760928 3565431
Railway operating revenues ................3.. 281797253 2 926 919 242 12.1 134674279 118765094 603101030 521 110968 667065091 562624931 1404 840400 120250099 16.8 196728005 170768855
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.......... .. 393455261 354158 694 11.1 18555 376 19 651754 62190121 55 883249 66090804 52 19653 146 836 301 127 854 656 14.8 18817458 17 978 539
Maintenance of equipment ....... 628835 84 556 597232 13.0 21 736 510 20089 355 118 576237 103 653 233 133874942 105 913141 274187689 229655 729 19.4 39071 238 34198 520
Traffic ..... ........ -... 88493439 85335479 3.7 28337313 2295121 14868 136 14605467 14977109 14150651 32182558 31051239 3.6 3781755 3683689
Transportation-Rail line..................... 1 163 405 396 1 122 557897 3.6 51 258 075 50 302 751 230 084 524 220100 349 240 310108 220 857 782 521 652 707 491260862 6.2 45 157 140 43421732
Transportation-Water line......-........... ... 4 197 62. 3 894 554 7.8 -
Miscellaneous operations-- -..................3.... 1457826 31439475 .1 1633109 1602529 5522364 5583971 6283814 6589236 13439287 13775736 a 2.4 623383 597388
General -...-....................--........... 106673633 106 387021 .3 4587753 4732105 19564389 19999598 18242791 17421446 42394933 42153149 6 5119451 5082487
Transportation for investment--Cr........-.... 3486149 2679257 301 6838 6541 270473 271199 189924 216413 467235 494153 5.4 108090 107770
Railway operating expenses.. -------...... 2 413 052 871 2257671095 6.9 100101298 98667054 450535298 419554668 479589644 417035496 1030226240 935257218 10.2 112462335 104864585
Net revenue from railway operations............. 868 764 382 669 248 147 29.8 34 572981 20098 040 152 565732 101 556 300 187475447 14 589 435 374 614160 267243775 40.2 84265670 65 904270
Railway tax accruals............--... ........ 301 76772 286338260 5.4 10506501 10715612 54787681 53039977 63588716 57746489 128882 898 121502078 6.1 24976946 21716762
Railway operating income ....... ...-- 566996660 382909 887 48.1 24 066480 9 382 428 97 778051 48516 323 123 886731 87 842946 245 731262 145741697 68.6 59288724 44 187508
Equipment rents-Dr. balance........................- 80 919 72 79412670 1.9 5144836 4584153 19593426 16961464 11377022 11559492 36115284 33105 109 9.1 d 3 194 67 d 2 056 88
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.............. 29459439 29457604 4442691 4545525 5624833 5605695 5966961 5674*657 16034485 15825877 1.3 1051527 1174030
Net railway operating income................ 456 617497 274039 613 66.6 14 478953 252750 72 559 792 25 949 164 106 542748 70608797 193 581 493 96810711 100.0 61431 864 45 970360
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....-.. 73.5 77.1 74.3 83.1 74.7 80.5 '71.9 74.1 73.3 77.8 57.2 61.4
Depreciation included in operating expenses 168 432 555 168 594 191 d .1 5 178 834 3 286 500 30 231141 30 766 625 38430751 37646 157 73 840726 73 699 28 .2 12 823 682 12 784 060
Pay roll taxes---.................-- .....---------......... 88418267 82425 319 35823887 3554173 16516812 15611151 18550445 15 340 550 38591144 34505874 11:8 3918884 3687778
All other taxes--...----------------.. 213 34945 203912 941 4.6 6982 614 7 161 439 38270869 37428 826 45038 271 42405939 90 291754 86 996204 3.8 21058 062 18 08 94


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent Percent
1939 1938 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month.-... 38415 38 630 .6 44474 44 677 45769 45 873 56367 56 674 29 331 29 410 131467 131957 4 *4
Revenues:
Freight ...3......... ..... 49729282 $317497800 10.2 $533061515 $475560633 (323815918 $282206836 $501688246 $466 302 404 $214007623 (207 617060 $1039511787 9536 126 300 8*7
Passenger::::::::::::: 388113154 3852665 7 -_d 44370790 44592698 26173383 26404805 69364971 66156431 15105979 15615611 110644353 108 176 847 2
Mail .................... 11351201 11160845 13712600 13445235 9909588 9685315 18655726 17798616 6814734 6820293 3538004 34304284 3*1
Express 8095070 7276 618 112 9111079 8066778 4796994 4666858 9161 08 9067318 3284196 3212 19 17242 49 16946 35 1.7
All other operating revenues ...-...... 13789589 13283 991 3.8 17 550517 16 849 422 19988534 16 179999 25 903037 24 177 646 10480315 9 992 138 5637188 50 349 783 12.0
Railway operating revenues ................. 421078296 387745905 8.6 617 806 301 558514 760 384 684417 339143 813 624 773 288 583502 415 249692847 243257261 1259150552 1 165 903 489 8.0
Expenses: I
Maintenance of way and structures.................. 50135 217 46170128 8.6 68 952 675 64 148 667 58742 037 50327 72 81548 265 757977 75 9803610638 177 66 28 162135 371 9.6
Maintenance of equipment ......... ....... 81 472 236 74130 361 9.9 120543474 108 328 881 69065027 64564 761 118304 378 109 579 460 46 735274 44468 401 234 104 67 218 612 622 7.1
Traffic......... ............... 12842796 12472988 3.0 1 624551 16156677 10313541 10137499 19981162 18635413 9391627 9354651 3968633 3817 563 4.1
Transportation-Rail line--- .............. 149830523 145 910371 2.7 194 987663 189 332103 137606509 133606730 222 005595 218792167 87 152 922 89566035 446 76502 441 964 932 1.1
Transportation-Water line ......- 4 197 623 3 894 554 4 197 62 3 894 554 7
Miscellaneous operations- .....--. ..........- 53166212 3124289 1.3 3789595 3721677 3423672 3361488 8846064 8531551 1 959208 2 049 02 14 22894 13 942062 21
General.......--..........__.--............... 15184561 15186971 1 20304012 20279458. 12593126 12644662 20972128 20768278 10409434 10541 474 43 974 68 43 954 414 *
Transportation for investment-Cr............. 447230 338929 32.0. 555 320 446699 655 211 467940 1157444 724 373 650939 546092 2463594 1 78405 41.7
Railway operating expenses- ... ...-....... 312184 315 296 656 179 5.8 424 646 650 401520764 291088701 274174923 474 697771 455274 060 192 373509 191444 130 958 159981 920 893 113 4.0
Net revenue from railway operations............. 108 893981 91 089726 19.5 193159 651 156 993996 93 595716 64 968 890 150075 517 128228 355 57 319 338 51 813 131 300 990 571 245 010 376 22.8
Railway tax accruals....--......... ... --..... 37 300 169 35 170876 6.1 62 277 115 56 887 638 34 882903 33166 347 56 337 038 55 376824 19 387 768 19 405 373 110607709 107 948 44 2.5
Railway operating income ................. .71 593812 55 918 850 28.0 130 882536 100106 358 58 712813 31 802543 9 3738479 72 851531 37 931 570 32407758 190382862 137061 832 38.9
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.............. .... 6 710101 7 675 126 3 515434 4718 244 9097071 8 626 962 22 236963 22 607 839 9 954 972 10 354 516 4128900 41 589 317 d .7
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..... 2 059 300 2098 363 3110827 3 272 393 2163929 2213 304 4 819 190 4780 332 5 331 008 3 365 698 10 314127 10 359334
Net railway operating income.......... 62 824411 46 145 361 36-1 124 256275 92115 721 47 451 813 20962 277 66 682 326 45463 360 24 645 590 18 687544 138 779729 85113 181 63.1
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)...... 74.1 76.5 68.7 71.9 75.7 80.8 76.0 78.0 77.0 78.7 76.1 79.0 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses.. 20422472 20095694 1-6 33246154 32879754 18241594 18419397 1 861342 2 115283 11242 79 11480475 61 345 675 62015 155 d 1
Pay roll taxes ......------.......-...-.. 11 344004 10943 177 3.7 15 262 888 14630955 10 684 561 10 144 703 16920 038 16 278 043 6 959636 6 865744 34 564 23 33 288 490
All other taxes ....................-........ ..... 25 956165 24227 699 7.1 47 014 227 42 256683 24 198 342 23021 644 39417000 39 098 781 12 428132 12 539629 76 043 47 74660054 1.9


/Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
d Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

.BUREAU OF STATISTICS


NOVEMBER, 1939


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

ComnpOd from 1n mloathUy aprts ol r u m ad epamm aprtmli 138 Cla I steam railway,
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR Tn MNor ou NOVlER, 1939 AD 1I38

United Stat New Ewannd Region/ Gret Lak Region Centrol EastenRog Estorn Dirtrit Pocshota. Region

Percent Peroent
19_39 193 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 198 1939 1938 Increse 1939 19
Miles of roa operated at oloe of moth..-.. 2333 26 234 095 3 6 747 782 26810 26 265 24 557 248683 57 514 57 730 .4 6 065 6 049
RevenueO :
Freight ........ .............. I10434 157 264114 17.5 0987 348 12 90 52 452 4771 60 8 15 48 5 4 595 68 1047420428.5 23269 409 19 219 260
r- .............. 2288 o75 501 82767746 970 34, 5 848 206 630 801 948 8 1 16 580 9 177 3 51 8 o 509250
8280967 8072713 583 720 57214 1301154 1254 927 14460 1420158 13377 3047239 22 973 235 358
..... 451879 4 036448 11.9 257 96 211 56 910916 760 421 82461 69340 99344 1661617 2. 10687 93 52
oter oper-ating-- e' -n ---............- 15 50394 13 224858 17.2 891 681 81473691 049546 8199 84756 7 843 16 6743941 16. 528 453 432509
Railway operating revenues................ 368026739 319 628992 15.1 14 188141 12554594 67962541 59239307 81996130 621334446 164146812 133927347 22.6 24675768 20 489 885
Expense: s
Muatrenane of equita 59 9 4587,04 11.1 2315226 2 068 3 61 1 13786072 11 71 17 1 632267 11 83 6 336748J 257 602 30.7 944 2 3650564
t_________.. 59 004133 8 44593 81 681 214 80 1 426 160 1 46560 1 50399 4964 3148 440 3065 737 2.7 390458 352272
Tra-potatiob- e l 24 56056 1118574207 81 52 4761 4947 705 244995764 23109120 27 93 42 23035J 102 57636 73 51 091S9 12.8 5 2 428 4575660
iearttl oTatle_........................ 2970116 27183 182247 156092 573084 56782 634.59 6228.52 138980 134677 3.2 55992 52 709
rano portatio 0 044 2 911 1: 81 1 1 7 9.0 1.
ertat5 or 48 3 19.0 14 1s 80499 19 4 3612 B 811 61'797 14 687 7 17
Rilwa operating expenses........... ...._. 256170176 231203930 10.8 10137637 9666441 4893 364 44746329 56 508 909 4413j58 115599910 98548050 17.3 12181466 10957432
ta revenue froa ailay operations.............. .... 2 111656563 889425562 26.5 4050804 2888153 19009177 14492978 25487221 179981e 486546902 35379297 37.2 12494 302 9532453
Railway tax rl .. ............... 30567748 2774588 102 100763 106116 4513887 4217 99 6371 475 59 189272 1077293 14 3160744 2636
Miles L?^1-^"^^^^^^^^^^96 3t1a47er774 o1o892 567 SS 50: .. 36 1 605 45 69, 45 851 St8 725 10772 2 1064 32607 44 2 36 159
Railway operating iaooe ........ 812888185 60679481 34.0 3045141 1826991 14495890 10274982 19115746 125043921 36 634 177 24606 363 49.0 9 3335538 6896094
Ralul at rents--Dr. baoo......................... 7 945 781 8 70 a 140 706 5018603 1 08761 2 62 045053 15 7 4422 95 2 5937 67 77j.3 L4. 53934670
Jint wl rt--l. o ..... 999 26 28 46604 414 553 0 64 5807960 8 522 15 611 1636 56 1 5246 9: 6.53 5
Net railway operatingn inoso .. 7 05 70345796 49692171 41.6 126 985 1027 58 11310077 7301887 17 66 593 10812i274 30 803 65 19141 749- 60.9 9 851936 7 185 863
Ratio of expense to revenue (perc t) ...9.6 6 71. -- 71.1 77.'10 72.0 7 5. 68.9 710 70.4 73.6 49.4 535




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1939 1938 inoe 199 939 19 38 1939 1938 Increase
Pasi27 rease 11939 1938 1929 193 1939 193 l90) 1938 199 0192 3n9r Ss
les or road operted at olo0 o nonth.......... 3831 3 8556 6 .M* 44426 44605 45698 45851 565385 56 1O 29303 29359 131386 131760 4 3
Revenues:
reiht....... ............ 3 325094 634558997 13.6 62 594503 53778257 (35063290 305100488 (54825940 (53670 23 (23354738 (21428832 113243968 (105599443 7.2
............. 127468 3034771 3.1 6455 3 440 2135621 2125406 556 661 5 388 7 1337 9898977
ll .. .............. ............ 1177 1199 320 1430892 143468 1027930 993000 1977117 1897 39 711 02 716498 5 90841 3.5
I---prs-------.---......--------.-. 737 26 690553 6.8 844140 784081 478469 441579 866648 841 58 336094 307713 1681211 15 90750 5.7
All other operating revenues.................. 1323473 1275665 3.7 1851926 1708174 2172547 1 812834 2549874 2343 79 1086452 916830 5808873 4772743 21.7
Railway operate renus.----.......... 45691 219 40 759306 12.1 70366987 61 249191 40877857 3573307 65 789240 64 140 26 26845 843 24738521 133 512940 124452754 7.3
cot.oaoy andsotructu.res---------_ 5155525 4896141 9.8 7338797 6547710, 4412288 4365674 6 881724 6945 39 3 8 53 3630930 15 17985 14 941943 1.6
atenanoe o eipent .............................. 97665 7 77761 154 19208 11 428 525 6 830 293 6 618 17 12322 32 11 035 52 5034952 4610 470 24 207 777 22 264 097 8.7
Traffic-- ..._------.--.... 1387633 1267307 9.5 177800 161957 I 000 1004526 2111 630 1837 78 98384 918972 4077602 376097 8.4
Traportation-Rr1 lne............... 15657 894 14698649 65 2077022 19272309 14216 04i 13497 854 22833 22 450 9104644 8872834 44156819 44821518 3.0
Ys "nrtatia lieleBooue operators ................... 6043 253890 2.6 316425 306,599 289801 291448 77975 77 520 194 25 179802 1 26 891 i 1 228 570 2.9
Geneal...... 1501845 1 485558 44 2029995 193968 129065 123704 2090132 2052 22 1 030112 1047544 4410609 4337314 1.7
Trsportation for inet nt-r 3124 25 000 250 4393 32173 2075 61107 149565 89I12 453362 0 826 47002 20094 22.9
RailVay operation expee-- .....--- 32927079 30134803 9.53 45108545 41082235 28007264 26953618 472982549 454101 01 20161908 19209726 95461721 91573645 4.2
Net revenue f- 2ral4w4operatio2 ...... 12764140 1063450 20.0 25258442 20169x 6 18705o3 61s9689 1849691 18 3065 6683 15 5528795 38.01219 3 2879109 15.7
RPila tax cl.............. .... 3978513 6411 9.3 7139257 677! 14 389177 o0610. 5 5434 167 541'35 2009 2 1791132 183766 10695435 .9
Railway operating noome........-................. 8785 627 68 9933486 25.6 1811 18 13894428 8 9788 Blx 5S 48621 12862 24 128790 ei 4674108 3737 663 26 515453 22183674 19.5
gnta-Dr. 40X 5341 6,1334 2129 2g003710 940649 212821 903133 386 ,1 9,56 o
Join :ollity reot-Or. balance ...-.- 214763 196 86413431 804: so 96: 1238 21260 926 9 3 3 1 39 8
9.1 397429 010212200700 49602 47340 342.38 331887 1424 100227 3.9
Not railway operation inoo.__......... 8088310 6 145 15 31.6 17940 246 13331 013 7936271 44145276 108238070 10301i 90 3429 554 2 502 643 21601 895 17 219409 25.5
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ............ 7.9 64.1 .67..1 83 575.8 7.1.9 70.6 75.1 77.7 71.5 73.6


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 134 monthly report of revenues ad mespme representing 1)8 Clas I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

PaO ELVEN MmONTS ENDED WIrm NOVEMBER, 1939 AND 1938


United States New England Reion a/ Great lake Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1939 1938 increase 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 199 1939 1938 increase 1939 1938

Miles of road operated at close of montJ._ 233 499 234492 ad 6762 6 873 6 22 26 289 24 587 24717 57571 7 879 d a._ 6 060 6047

Freveght :2974823845 2 606594 93 14.1 99444604 84240879 0538134078 $453794907 588833596 $477494504 226 412 272 $1 015 530 20.8 a 206601442 6177282093
Pusenger .................. ...... 379100894 367548124 3.1 33431141 32258213 74726662 73427676 103220052 96 649 698 211377855 202 35587 4.5 6775694 6 575285
M1ail ----------------------88034776 85353851 31 4160558 4023 01 14158403 13573733 15475777 14982145 33794738 32578893 3.7 614372 2519788
re ..........- ...- --49457859 43308980 14.28 2332953 1960433 9608970 742622 8437008 6528 381 20 578 931 15915 036 29.3 1 122 84 883 694
Another operating revenues-.--..... 158406618 143748 657 10.2 9293164 8 83 148 34435464 32 17 738 33094788 29103649 76823416 70 06835 9.6 4289381 3997940
Railway operating revenues........................ 3649823992 3246548 35 1.4 148862480 131 319 688 671063571 580350276 749061 221 624 758377 1 568 987 212 1 336 428341 17.4 221403 773 191258 740
expenses:
xaintenance of way and structuresa---........... 431548019 388735959 1. 202058755 21 450253 6489 549 61 674 03 73 662093 57837812 162410397 140962268 15.2 21000730 19830108
Maintenance of equipment----...---..... 699 638730 616 055935 13.6 2403173 22 151736 132 302308 115524408 151507908 117 745667 307 861 952 25548811 0.5 43015430 37849 084
Traffic .- -.-... 97497574 93781411 4.0 2556294 2509930 16294297 16071072 16480408 15535615 35330999 34116617 3.6 4172213 4035961
Transportation-Rail line 1287 965 97 1 237743 654 4.1 56 505456 55 250436 255080 8 243 209 470 267 703 536 243892 884 579 289280 542352 790 6.8 50269 568 47 995 392
Traneportation--ater line ...4612 11..................... -
Misoellaneous operations-----------.............3447942 343 1411 .3 1815356 1758621 6 095 388 6151794 6918344 7212088 14 829088 15122503 a1-~ 679375 650097
Ge.....117 349 05 1168964102 .4 5059660 5220612 21 517 804 21 960720 20052317 19 203898 46 629 781 46 385230 5629262 5576 318
Trasprtationforinvetent-r 38371974172 2290 8328 8093 90972 290669 286052 257188 525346 555950 d .5 122777 114943
Railway operating expenses-.............. 2669203 048 488873026 7.2 110238935 108 33495 499488662 464300998 536098554 461170776 1145826151 1033805269 10.8 124643801 115822017
Net revenue fro railway operations.--..---........ 980620944 757673 09 29.4 38 62348 2296 193 171 574 909 116 049278 212 962 667 163 587 601 423 161 061 302623 072 39.8 96 759972 75 436 723
Railway tax accruals--...---..........--.--..-- 33233.5470 314084140 5.8 11513864 11776774 59301569 57257973 69960190 63240262 140775623 132275009 6.4 28137690 243531.1
Railway operating income---...-------.......... 648285474 443589369 46.1 27109621 11209419 112273340 8791305 143002477 100347339 282385438 170348063 65.8 68622282 51083602
Equipment rents-Dr. balanoe--...---.....----- --- 88863506 87553376 1.5 566 439 5102914 22197843 19412000 12494 92 12 82786 40339244 37042779 8.9 3 25 61 61
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-.......... 328458676 32304 209 .5 4857244 4826167 6205628 6128 254 6598 6 9840 17 661047 17352 824 1.8 16 1909
Net railway operating income.......-.......-.. 526963 292 323 731 784 62.8 16 605938 1280 338 83 869 869 33251051 123 909 340 81421 071 224 385147 115952460 93.5 71 283800 53 156223
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ............ 73.1 76.7 74.1 82.5 74.4 80.0 71.6 73.8 73.0 77.4 56.3 60.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 185161131 185539520 --- 1 5 684810 5815586 33271179 33794406 42170125 41285674 81126 114 80895666 3 14108743 14069841
P roll taxes...................-- ------ 96551386 90746396 6.4 3890076 3883662 18373726 17143278 19 322731 16 969935 41586533 37996875 94 4354982 4077782
All other taxes .......--_-...-...-...~----- 235784004 823337744 56 7 623788 7893112 40927843 40114695 50637459 46270327 99189090 94278134 552 23782708 20275339

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent Peroent
1939 1938 increase 1939 193 939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 1939 1938 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month..#.... 38 409 38 624 6 44 44469 44 671 45764 43 873 56 369 56 663 29 326 29 406 131459 131942 d .4
Revenues
Freight $6389054376 $335056797 10.5 $595 655818 $529338890 $358879208 $312707324 (55651416 $519972527 $237362 361 229045 892 P 152 755755 061725 743 86
Passenger -----.--------------------- 41240622 41561 468 4.8016316 48136713 28309004 28530211 74934632 71544958 1f 45% 2j7 1; 008 O 55 119706723 117075824 2.2
Mail----.............-----. 12529 20 12360165 14 15143498 14879893 10937518 10678315 20632843 19696355 2 59 a95 39096546 37895065 3.
rorem.--------- --- 8------------ 883233 7967165 10.9 9955219 8850859 5275463 5108437 10027956 9908776 3 620 e0 3 51i 2a 18923709 1853708 2.1
other operating revenues .---...--.--- 15113062 145'5966 3.8 19402443 18557596 22161081 17692833 2 452911 26520785 11566767 10908968 62180759 55122526 12.8
Railway operating revenues------... .-------- 466 769 15 428 505 211 8.9 688 173268 619763951 425 562274 374 717120 690562 528 647 643 341 276538690 267995782 1 392 663492 1 290356 243 7.9
Expenses: -- -5 077 314 8.
Maintenance of way and structures 55290742 50866289 87 76 9147 70696377 63154325 54693397 88429989 742349 41261836 3964168 192846150 17707714 8.9
Maintenano of equipment- 90448892 81908 3 10.4 133464322 119757406 75915320 71182936 130626910 120614911 51770226 49078871 25831 456 240876718 7.3
Trafio 14 30-429 13740895 3.. 18408642 17776286 11314129 11142025 22100793 20472890 10349011 10273623 43763933 41888538 4.
Transportationm-Rsl line- ----...--............ 165488417 1060609080 3.0 21575795 208604412 151822513 147104584 244 838628 241242999 96257566 98438869 492918707 486786452 1.3
Tranoration-Water line.......................- 4612921 431476 4612921 4314726 6.9
Miollaneous operation8 ._........ ... 3426645 3378 17 1.4 4 0 40 371 3 936 9 625828 9288871 133 533 2228825 15492834 15170632 2.1
General.................----.---.- 16704745 16642826 .4 22334007 22219144 13883491 13'881710 23062260 22821000 11439546 11589018 48385297 48291728 .
Transportation for investment-Cr 478476 363989 31.5 60125 478872 70786 529047 1307 009 813 385 696301 596918 2710596 1939350 39
Railway operating expenses....-------- ... .-- 345111394 326780982 5.6 469755195 442602999 319095965 301128 541 521990320 500684361 212535417 210653856 1053621702 1012 466 758 4.1
Net revenue from railway operations............. 121658121 101724229 19.6 218418093 '177160952 106466309 73588579 168572208 146958980 64003273 57341926 339041790 277889485 22.0
Railway tax ac cruals- --- --..---------............ 41278682 38812031 6.4 69416 372 6316515 38774675 36 227415 61 971205 61 220 059 21 397 595 821196505 122143475 118 643979 2.9
Railway operating income.......------...... 80379439 62 912198 27.8 149 001 721 11399 800 67 691 634 37 361164 106 601 003 85738 921 42 605678 36 145 421 216898 315 159 24 506 36.2
Equipment rents-Dr. balance--.....----------------... 7192 63 826460 6 LLA 3 366944 496 242 9934863 9 569 607 24 365315 24720099 10 857 140 11257649 45 157 318 45 547 355
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance......--.......--..--- 22 74083 -2295227 3438256 3585824 2368 687 2414 004 5 317 292 5253972 3 673 394 3697585 11 359 373 11 365 561
Net railway operating income._.---.-.... 70912721 52290511 35.6 142 196 521 105 446734 55 388084 25 377 53 76 918 396 55764850 28075144 21190 187 160 381624 102 332590 56.7
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -........ 73.9 76.3 68.3 71.4 75.0 80.4 75.6 77.3 76.9 78.6 75.7 78.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses 22450169 22127748 .5 36 58912 36 197 589 20052305 20261639 35055251 35300425 12368549 12604201 67476105 68 166 265 .d
Pay roll taxes ...... 12 40760 12044 359 4.1 16 895742 1122141 11736502 11 133 877 18 634510 17 939 423 7 698099 7554080 38069111 36627 380 3.9
All other taxes-.--.......---.-------- 28 737 982 26767 672 7.4 5 520 63 47043011 27 038 173 25 09 538 43336695 43 280 636 13699 496 13642 425 84 074364 82016599 2.5
/ Does not inolude Boston & Albn. the revenues san expenses of which are included with oMw Yor Central returns In Great 1akes Region.
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BUREAU OF STATISTCS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Coeailed Srom monthly reprart tmm m lmmmiUns 13 amI atmm rtl
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

For n. moIr or rc0ia Ism AND 19i


United Stat New Engand Re iona/ Grat Iake Reg Citl ECtean Reson Emten Ditrit o Pocahontm Region
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19)19998 ent 9)39 193 1939 1935 19)9 193 1939 9 Pore iea 199 193

aile of rod operated at olows of month .... 23 169 233 842 0. 6 718 796 8601 26 240 4 529 24611 57 44 S7 647 04 6 065 6 057

re -- ------ ---.-------.-- $. 876 278295 (251304385 9.9 9 471 189 *550587 053695967 $47 339960 0592315 9 48 13170 2 122398 783 104022209 17?.7 18946960 117749 476
P--__ 37813969 37876164 _L3 333,9100 3420748 78543688 86336215 9816444 9645906 21019 21988 79655 771861
S10977594 10600241 483319 468658 1751 295 1 6 1864 10 88 9 40984 5 136 99.66
mr __________ -_ 5731733 5151746 11.3 318448 20641 1060989 784897 975316 750 65 234 755 1721968 36.7 143942 110297
other operating rea .................- 14449361 13340460 8.2 943826 901496 3196813 3063944 31867378 655774 787411 6 681214 10.7 475454 429935
Railay opratingI nenuse...s........... 345---46 952 318281016 8.5 14555282i 13547843 67 659 452 61208590 75076953 62992965 157191687 137749396 14.1 20 62 577 19308852

guaptuo oft gw a tnd mtarmI .... 35285383 31353097 1 .5 13 5514 1579618 6582540 5753326 6733699 5084618 14671753 18398064 18.35 047221 1565658
inte.anmo ofe quipmnt- ..---- ... 66303933 60318603 9.9 8247316 a8187la 13781072 12179688 15948295 12546024 31970683 86908034 18.6 3817740 3581875
Taftio_----- ---------- 9237000 8744987 5.6 214411 231969 1539909 142 596 1600185 14446439 3334505 3122534 7.4 402947 37629
Tranmportm-tl1-RSll lno........................ 124464 120 118 580975 051 5 501 581 587247 25 61 159 23866793 287059140 24319 595 56132900 53513 65 6.7 4813314 4564278
Trsporttio--6tor ln..............- 5993 40255 307 -
MISelluoelaous oop to ---....... 6........2 3 3"19 3 18064 g3. 183789 174764 6119 6 612486 712451 66174 1508 08 1448998 4.1 58830 60343
Gerat____________ 10 a6039 3 S 419180 467308 1936007 1990335 1675806 1847551 4030993 4305188 4 537478 534289
Tnnmportation for inrntm-mtCr........- 587 498 565931 9. 3612 4459 104739 a 617 67 90 00408 17 041 204850 15747 10040
Rallnw operating expunses.......... ..2.. 49018819 232519459 7.0 9918179 9959183 49958916 45809273 53465906 45723767 113513001 101492221 11.8 11661783 10663032
Iet rvene from rnwaI operation..... 96 834133 856611557 1.3 4637 103 3588660 17600 36 15399319 1441 047 17269196 43 678686 36 37 17 80.5 9 000 794 8 639820
Rai1ay tax aooromals .... 24315398 86610407 8. 981444 101 065 3594986 5314262 5460070 4914601 9996 50 112439268 9 AL 2460711 2846 575
Railay operation inoome............... 71918835 59051150 21.6 3715659 573595 14005548 10085057 15960977 18354595 33682184 25013247 34.7 6540083 5793245
Iquotent nta-Dr. balance ......... 7 65458 315 362 4. 51 973 493 19 2334368 2155 41 1042960 900559 3890891 3549619 .6 4 A 782 n70 31
Join tsoility rent-Dr. balane....... 3311 199 2316933 48.9 471 448 341 08 791781 834429 866 13? 6 7247 8 189 3 276 7 106 891 100 04
Not ralla operating inom....-..-. 60953114 49418 05 83.3 273183 179 139 10879399 7694787 14051890 10796769 27662587 20230863 36.7 6972974 6063516
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)......- 71 73.1 66.1 73.5 73.9 74.8 71.4 72.6 7.2 73.7- 56.4 55.2
Dopreoiation included in opeatin pe .... 16685058 1 564 856 .7 506755 587002 3 070 622 306 010 630340 35 4717 7207717 7087729 1.7 1294299 1278720
Pay roll taeL...--.---...~--- ---. 9 034 09 8403316 7.5 567 01 321508 1805154 1567944 1 90 81 164 710 4 133 07 354162 1.3 480 783 94 373
1i8 other tax s--------------..- 15281206 18207091 ILA 554432 693557 1789834 3746318 3519209 3249891 5863475 7689766 .UZ7 2039928 2452202

Southern REion Southern Distrit Northwetern Resion Central Wetern Region Southwestern Region Wetern District
It=
Percent Percent
1939 196 noreae 1939 193 1939 1938 1933 -1938 1939 1938 1939' 193 inoreat

mile of road operated at olo0e of month....... 3633 8 48 0..4 44 388 44540 45 692 45 833 56 373 56 463 29 268 29 359 131 333 131 655 .
Revenue:
reight-. ---..----..--.............. -------- 36769759 4 360750 7.0 055716719 52 102268 27425430 *26607 4559 "49144111 47941314 21587307 20623181 915651 095171950 3.1
Paieer4-4----------- ----- 466 481 7.2 547641 5080043 2919230 8963986 6714394 6760907 171285782 147233 9 1134 1 11397230623 1-!9
Mal --.------....- ----- 1474580 1462317 .8 1774243 1743546 1359461 1341083 2904609 2707762 840417 862797 5104487 4871643 4.
I .... 9 42 1241354 1079784 111 596 764 53,782 1223660 1113480 474770 427885 2297194 2078147 10.5
Another operatiMrenO n.....M.s 140372 1388077 I 895826 18101S 1 574215 1500064 2569739 2436005 1082170 971165 5226124 4909534 6.5
Railay operating renue ................ 61836 45268 800565 .8 65924415 62103417 33875103 32949370 62558513 60961468 2569723 24517365 122130852 118428203 3.1

ae si a oo mf and struoture............... 49386 4226679 17.2 700*607 5792337 4429910 37412181 806526 5 992 p9 3374585 3467481 13411023 13161696 3.4
Ialntenao of qpnt -----....... 6431345 76997668 9. 12249085 11281643 6136323 6391760 11711767 11388491 475405 4348675 2084 165 22128926 L S
Tratfo--... ...............-..-.. 1403314 1366218 2.7 1806461 1742 847 975140 974509 2125297 194397 9755957 961400 4076034 3 79606
T portton-- line ............ 16 38963 15 56986 4.9 21142 877 20131264 13 517 321 13691393 22684 14 22 07 40 9186 880 937 262 45 38343 4493605 1.0
lieneousoperatons 0.......................... 3525993 402559 1 30 96 1 4 5 41.3
SllSSaaoous o ioo .........- 414640 350178 17.8 471 290 410521 312738 305678 789 031 816 826 201929 196641 1303698 1321 345
Genrl.............. ..... 151669 1518764 1. 1 2039147 5 043 05 1216 854 1 236 87 1 1 748 1 95424 1051944 1064766 410 546 4257 0668 .8
Transportation for letmt--Cr. 5540 224648 144.4 71153 3 688 77007 83710 1699 13699 332 66300 86958 260298 328993 A1,
Railwy ope.atin xg ......---...... 32978531 30705945 7.4 44640314 41368977 26533279 26237926 44847535 44611068 19478690 18889267 90859504 89758261 1.2
Not revenue from railway operations .....---- 12263305 12094620 1.6 21864099 20754440 7341824 6691444 17710976 16350400 6218546 5628098 31271348 28669942 9.1
Railway tax aoonral .................. ..... 575 098 5244594 J.J 5 035 80 6091169 4534488 2 475 652 5 2 2834 5 88 899 1 5256 71 1 410759 9 282993 9275 310 .1
Railay operating ncoe.......--.. 9706213 8860026 9.7 16248296 14643271 4807336 4215792 12488144 10961501 4692679 4217339 21988355 19594432 13.4
ip~ent rt-Or. b.l.o. 73092 734 594 1 .9 191 870 364275 624 763 723874 1946 879 1669 2 1000719 10082 66 3 572 361 3401468 5.0
Joint t ilty rent-r. balance......................... 9737 201917 473 403269 301965 53702 175651 438903 326159 28599 280393 776564 782203 0.5I
Not railwa operatininoo...----.......... 868013 91315 9.7 15633157 13977031 4128871 331 267 10102362 8966014 3406197 2928680 17637430 15210961 16.0
Ratio of expose to revenues (peroent)...--- T 71.7 67.7 66*6 78.3 79.7 71.7 73.2 75.8 77.0 74.4 75.8 -
Depreciation inoluded in operating epe .... 2006 646 1927 72 4.1 300 9o 3 206 292 1 847 334 1 831 029 3 19561 3316 948 1 133 490 1 122 885 6 176 4536 6 270 8 .
Pa roll -.- --- 1802422 1 12614 6. 16320 1520 513 947 98 1 00 782 162583 1 627 601 6973 48 69225 8 3277 860 3 328 641 _
other t --- 1372670 2118454 435.2 3412598 4570656 1586499 1466870 35 90311 3761298 828 23 718501 6005133 5946669

Do/ Mnot inolue BoIton a Alban, th revenues and expenses of whlh are Inolude with 1ee Yorkt central returns in O great Lakes Region.
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Canpold oftmI moaUlaty pat i rma ad snDpmu rep-ntin 1T3 Clam I ste"m railway
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
VOR TWELVE MONTHS END WFli D~1CBR 193M AND 1938


United State New England Region / Gat akes BRegion Central Eastern Region Eastern Ditrict Pocahontas Region
Item
9 Percent Percent 193919
1939 1938 inreao se 1939 1939 1933 1939 193 931939 1938 inreae 19

Milen of road operated at oloae of monthA....- 833 468 234 456 a 0.4 6 760 6 64 86 880 26a 87 24 580 24 709 57 560 S7 860 0 6 060 6 049
Revenue:
Freight .--------------------...--- $3510961418857 99307 1538 $108915 793 92791406 $591830039 $501134886 $648065166 $525 626206 $1 348 810998 1 955 498 20. $225548402 $195031569
Passenger............................................................... 416916 64 405484888 .8 70 41 35 78961 258100 81759891 113038497 106295604 23238978 373446 3.9 757225 7730718
Mail....-------- 9901- 2837 9595409- 3.2 4643877 4491671 15909698 15861888 173 4007 16811071 37893602 38564030 3. 2914035 800974
Ifrens.......................------------ 189 48 45474 13.9 851401 166849 10669959 8211119 9412324 7259 036 229 684 17 637004 0 1.0 1266 86 99991
other operating revenues..................... 172 85978 17 097 117 10.0 10,3630 9738644 37 63277 35191682 36 82 159 31759423 84150 86 76689749 9.7 476483 4 47 87
Railway operating rvenue---...-.........-- 3995070943 3564829551 12.1 163417702 144867531 738623023 641 558866 824138173 687751340 1726178898 1474177737 17.1 242066350 210561592

Maintenance of way and struoture......-- 466833402 420088057 11.1 21614269 23089871 75072089 67408029 80395792 62922 431 177082150 1533 0331 15.5 23047 91 21395766
Maintenance of quipsnt ---------..... 7653942668 676374537 13.2 26299030 24 334458 146083380 12770696 167 450205 130291690 339 832 637 282329844 204 46 833 170 41430 99
Traffo.------- -- --------. .1028 0 S .aa s 986a 4.1 2770705 2741899 17834206 17496998 18080o92 17000284 38688503 37239181 3.9 4575160 4412590
Transportation-4 il line......---................. 1412 650 091 336 244629 4.8 62 007 037 60577703 20 692447 267076 263 294 742 69 268212 479 637442 179 59 866445 7.0 550882 2 52 59 670
Tranportation- after line..........-..----...... -130914 4717?0.9 -0
isellaneou operational ------ 5 --8 91- -- -1- 88 -1a 1 9;9 145 193 3385 6707356 6764;80 7 630 79; 7 73836 163357 296 16 571501 __4 7T38805 710440
Geneal..e .------ t---- 127 5694 5 1875014 0 : 8840 56 87914 23453811 23951055 21728122 21051449 5066077 50690418 6166740 6100607
Generl---------------.------- .......................... 3771 90 37503------211--- .6193 385-6-07354-6 04300 7630 95o70738 6 1633726157100
Transportationfor investment-Cr ............ 4 647 340103 233 11934 12 552 395711 290 059 293742 457 596 701387 740800 2138524 1249
Railwayoperating expens........-......- 2918215991 2721494495 7.2 120137114 118292678 549447578 10110269 569734459 506894543 1259339151 135297490 10.9 136305584 126485049
Net revenue frm railway operatios............ 1076 8 49 8433350 6 27.7 43260588 26574853 189 175 445 131448 597 234403714 180856 797 466839747 338880247 37.8 105760 76 84076543
Railway tax sooaal..........----.........-- 3.576615 340694548 4.4 12435308 12791839 628688 0 62857 35 74583354 68154864 149887 12 143518938 44 30598 401 27199696
Railway operating inoome..---.............. 721088797 502640518 43.5 30825280 13783014 126306595 68876 362 159820360 112701933 31693223 195 361 309 62.2 75162365 56876847
auipmnt rent-Dr. balnce -...-...-. 96518088 94868737 1.7 6159412 5596133 24532211 21567841 13537912 13428483 4422953 40592391 9.0 4 464473 d t S2
Join facility rent-Dr. balance-......--..- 3576976 34681142 3. 5 328692 5167256 69971409 6362683 7464313 7055650 19790414 185855 8 6.5 1 70 64 390645
Net railway operating inaome.-..----.. 088 800 893o 373150639 .7.8 19337 176 3019625 94 776 99 4094583 138818135 92217860 252932 286 13618332 85.7 78256774 9219739
Ratio of expense to revenues (percent)--. 730 76. 73. 81.7 74.4 79.5 71.6 73.7 73.0 77.0 56.3 60.1
Depreciation included in operating expense. 201 866 198 201884376 619156 6342588 36341801 36880416 45800465 44880391 88333838 87 98 $39 .4 15403008 15348 61
ay roll taxes........-------------.... 105585478 9915019 6. 485708 4805171 0178880 18711882 1 283 2 18634645 457190 41 55103 10.0 4775765 4 4721
Allother taes......-...-........-.--- .... 180677 841544379 3. 8178 0 858668 4 689970 43841 013 53299762 49520 19 104 167 9 101 967 90 2. 858822 66 2 27 41

Southern Region Southern Distriot Northweste Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
19 9 3 increase 1919 1939 1938 1939 19 1939 1938 1939 198 increase

1iles of road operated at oloe of onth....... 38401 38 07 A 0.j 44461 44656 4 758 45870 56369 $6648 29320 29402 131447 131920 A 0.4
Revenues:
Freight -----.-.-------...................................$425-8-4135 3$86417547 162 $651372537 5081449116 $38604641 339314779 1605658297 $567915841 258949668 2496690731250912 606 1156897 693 8.1
Passenger ......................- ....... 45 901 90 45909595 53474157 53216770 S31 234 31494197 81 649026 78305865 16175 659 18672992 13108919 128473054 2.0
Mall ........------------14 000 0 ii 0338 1.s 16 917 735 166235 12i a 979 12 0193968 53537452 22404117 8 366 60 8343192 44201053 4 766 70 3.4
Res ... 9768177 9 08 519 6.1 11035 00 1002 10 5 873 7 5 4 19 112536 16 1102256 40491 060 3947 757 2120 903o 20 615 3 2.9
other operating rvenues........................... 16 53343 15947 73 3.7 2198269 20375608 23735296 19192097 3102650 88958730 1264 118013 670688 6003176 1.3
Railway operating revenues................ 51203131 471305776 8.6 74 097701 681867 366 459437377 407666490 753121041 708604809 302235926 292513147 1514794 44 14087804446 7.

MainteSanoe of ay and etruoturesa ............... 602461,8 55092948 9.4 83894079 76488 714 67884235 58434615 94 36517 88 69 534 44636 41 43109049 80645717 190 39012 .
Maintnane of equipment..................... 8 80 7 9608090 10.3 14 713 407 131039049 82073643 77574 696 141 7997 10040 552481 53427546 28039662 263005646.6
Trffilo ........... ----------- 15633943 15106513 3.8 20209103 19519103 1it2896 a 12116534 2422 090 413645 4 11324608 11235023 478399461 45768 144 4.5
TnMaportation-Rlail in-...-...--...--..... 181 17900 176 76 006 3.3 256 9002 228 7,54 T7 165339834 160795977 26722 770 8635504 105444,446 107376131 5383 07 0 53172250 12
Tranorttia-l.te-r ine. ...................... 131 4717 51391 47172 8.9
Misollaneoom pont.............................. 3839105 3 387 3.0 4 77 310 4438 97 4026 211 958 14 104149 1010 255462 242 466 167965 16491971.
enral------..1806 181610 2437 27 2462197 15100345 1511650 24944008 24T76484 12491490 12653784 5 35 84 5a254879,
e ..ral ..4- .................... ................................62 15 100 3452535 84 18 79,
Transportation for nvetent-Cr............ 5338 7 .1 678408 5110 784 293 6123 77 1444000 971 710 76601 68 876 2990894 826843 31.9
Railway operating ex ..........---- 378090050 57 46 197 5.0 51 395 64 483971976 3456292844 327386467 566837855 54529549 232014107 229543183 1144481206 110223501 3.8
Net wredue from ailway operations.................. 133941301 113818 49 17.7 839 70047 197895392 113 08 1, 80280 083 186 83186. 163309380 70 221 819 62 70 024 370 313 1 306 559 42 20.8
allmrytx anoonal..cl.-...--............438533774 48056625 4.3 7442 175 69 563 1 41309163 38703067 67194039 66608958 22923266 2 607264 13142646 127919889 .7
Railway operating inome----.....-.-. ...- 90087,57 71768224 2&9S 145249892 128639071 72498970 4157.6956 119089147 96700422 4729865,5 403,6760 2388 0867 178640138 33.7
equipment foets-Dr.- blanoe-.....---- 7 92387 9061054 .a 3 558814 5 38 517 10559 66 10 29 481 26312194 86389477 11 857 859 12265915 487296 67 48 94882
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ..............-..-- 571461 2497144 3. 3841 25 388778 9 24239 2585 756 as9 195 5580131 3959 35 3 977 970 1 13793 1214774
Net railway operating inouome....-...- 79592 779 602040,6 32. 157 849 353 119-423 765 59516955 28 69 820 87020758 64730 864 31 481 341 24 118867 178 019054 117543 55 51.4
Ratio of expense. to revenues (percent) .........--. 73.8 75.9 6.2 71.0 75.2 80.3 72.3 77.0 76.0 78.* 75.6 7'8
Depreciation included in operation expenres- 84476816 24055380 1.8 39 79818 39403 881 21899639 22092 668 38 250063 3 617 373 13 502040 13727 059s 736523542 74 47 10 a--
Pa roll tae......----------------- 13743182 13170499 4 18 18947 17 64264 126844 91 12143115 2026703 19567024 8 95447 8246 8 41 34697 3995647 3.5
All other taxer ......-.....------------- .3011059 28 88614 5593667 a 86 24 678 26 559 958 46 927006 47041934 14527819 1 4360986 90079497 87 96 81 .4
Doe not include o105Oa & Albany,, the Vwemue and expensee of which are ineludeda ith e low k Qeatral returns to aet Iakee Region.
Represents an avwe of the mlleege report at the lose of eeh oath within the period.
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DECEMBER, 1939




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