Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1940

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Title:
Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1940
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:
1940
Frequency:
monthly
regular

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

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

Compiled om 133 momtity poris of read aud espeamp emaling 137 Clam I tehm railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIESS NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONr Of JUARY, 1940 AND 19l3


United States New England Region / Great Lake Region Central Eters Region Etern District Pocahonta Region
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1940 1939 increase 19340 1939 194o1939 190s 1939 1910o 1939 increase 190 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month..... 233091 233 19 0.3 6 718 6 805 6 167 26 224 24 530 24 614 57 415 57 64 6 0. 6 6 6 057
Revenuerht $2......83107274 1 246812584 14.7 110135502 8928812 56420611 47460765 $59385555 *48539107 $125941866 *104928684 20.0 (21241727 117698942
Passenger ............... 36 079 804 34785495 3.7 906 744 2947 384 7092177 7034074 9591 03 9473461 19589 944 19454919 *7 8658 682315
mall 6085 64 7928906 2.0 378988 379244 1232326 1 38 918 1428730 1 371 50 3040044 2989706 1.7 250 766 245382
Eress........................ ...... 577 28 3 57044 .6 26 55398 153 945 641 702 519942 52 863 541 39 1459757 1 215 279 0.1 77 6 77 491
Other operating revenues............. 14648 94- 12897 738 13. 784629 907464 3367893 2984001 3266900 260412 7419 42 6 495 594 14.2 71 04 305901
Railway operating revenues...............-- 345498219 305778767 13.0 14471255 13316849 68754909 59357694 74224869 625289639 157451033 135084182 16.6 22767385 19010031
expenses:
M antenanoe of way and structures .. 33933480 31375988 8.2 1536 158 1 404685 5823 161 5290614 6543556 5842624 13902 875 12537923 10.9 1981 741 1 833186
Maintenance o equipment -- .. 68970399 62105 960 11.1 2374 109 2183012 13194 884 11892730 1651 9799 1 175 37 32088792 27 21115 17.8 4309084 93668
traffic ....-..--......... 8823765 8514221 3.6 21 145 208820 1459958 140475 1467 929 1 362 941 3141024 2976136 5.5 400121 376024
Transportation-Rail line 130819 2 116728 400 1.1 567 767 5 34149 26 90211 2351616 2 464 23970488 60824*42 52 27 897 15.1 5349575 4612689
Transportation-Water line ..5------- ......- 519 044 373 347 39.0 --
Miscellaneous operations ......3453092 3179066 8.6 178 946 173 328 650 038 623 792 709 708 644 42 1 538 69 1 441 541 6.7 73 07 65661
General.....-----.-------- 11041921 10 83 668 1.9 487 40 447136 2 007361 1994530 1867533 1897223 4362134 4338891 .5 569700 552594
Transportation for investment-Cr.. .. 219 936 169195 30.0 890 356 17 782 9 560 5 221 7030 50 893 16 966 00.0 13 49 9 318
Railway operating expenses-............-- 257341007 232946449 10.5 10466 47 9737 876 5000 225 44712641 55320 768 46886020 115807466 101356 537 14.3 12669930 11404504
Net revenue from railway operations...- 88157212 72852318 21.0 4004782 3558973 18734684 14525053 18904 101 15643619 416435567 33727645 83.5 10097455 7605527
Railay tax accruals ...1.......... .. 50700 29039948 8.6 111 113 1074737 5956549 5589652 6406810 5 268 74 13476 472 11933132 12.9 3024470 2393401
Railay operating income....................... 5660651 4792370 9.3 2891 669 2484236 1778135 8935401 12497 91 10374876 28167095 21794513 29.2 7072985 5 1 126
Equipment rents-Dr. balance __ ...---- 8377587 7908592 5.9 577396 607534 2364519 2085628 1266 39 1001209 4 08 313 3694371 13.9 4 0.297 3 921
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.....- .. 2 662 292 2356 606 1 a 469 695 469952 555667 548 519 602022 591260 1 627384 1609731 1.1 10 2 125 459
Net railway operating inoom .......... 45566633 3 947 17 38.3 1844 578 1406750 9857 949 6 301254 10628871 8782407 22331 398 16 490411 35.4 7674444 5414588
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)........ 74.5 76.2 72.3 73.3 72.8 75.5 74.5 75.0 73.6 75.0 55.6 60.0
Depreciation included in operating xpeses.. 16865256 16604309 .4 504159 525265 3011915 3027675 3796409 376002$ 7312486 7312962 1381734 1278652
Pay roll taxes........ 9632729 8 462 932 13.8 394 501 553 614 1891 157 1 641 665 044 773 1695949 4350 431 691 8 17. 443 50 391137
All other taxes.----. 21917 971 20 577 016 6.5 718612 721123 4065392 3947987 4362 037 3 572 794 9 146 041 8 41 904 11.0 2 580890 2002264

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1940 1939 norene 19 199 190 1939 1940 1939 1980 1939 1940 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month ... 320 38 4358 0.4 44 385 44 15 45 691 45 821 56 332 56 498 29 26 29360 131 291 131661 0
Frenght -8 378 786 134968797 9.8 *59620513 *52667739 -27 795 770 *24834011 *47544484 *43 807 20 $22204641 $20574947 (97 544895 *8926161 9.3
enge 5321203 4646202 14:5 6147725 5 328 517 2495 34 2475022 6$25 039 6 01 65 59266 150883 10341535 1000059 3.4
Pass gar ------------------------------------ --------2 .6 9 22
paiseng..........e 1183481 1181123 .8 1434247 1426505 1013954 991032 1902335 1 83988 694984 678781 3611873 3509695 2.9
alress --- ----- 72 036 803718 4 10.2 799402 881209 341 540 297 204 704 016 69570 272 513 267 643 1318069 1260 556 4.6
other operating revenues 1591496 1 49881 -1-T- 1962500 1755182 1666 132 1416118 499904 2 233 5 1 100991 997488 5267 07 4666962 19.9
Railway operating revenues-........... 47197002 4 029121 9.T 69964387 62039152 353183530 30013387 58903778 54614804 25865791 24027242 118082799 108655433 8.7
Expenses:
Iaintenanco of may and structures 5144 760 4794315 7.3 7 126 501 6 67 501 3773004 3582242 5982468 5 502 49 3 148 63X 3 1258295 12904 104 12210564 5.7
aintenanoe of equpent........................ 9167873 8101212 13. 13476957 12094880 6878 229 6757253 11 93914 115 74 4592507 446963 23404650 22759965 2.8
Traffic ........------- --- .... 1483030 1359 86 4.7 1823 151 1735 310 981 08 972 756 1925595 188369I 952 087 946 321 3859 590 3808775 1.5
Transportation-Rail line 17 68 420 1 723 544 12.3 23007 995 2033633 14 35 99 13307063 23000 099 21 401 12 9650407 8856 083 46986405 43564 270 79
Transportation-Water line 519 044 3734 519 044 373 347 39.0
isoellaneous operation.---- 527 205 43 610 24.5 600 412 489271 319 955 304198 795 231 751 531 195802 192523 1313 88 1 248 54 5.3
General 1568766 1517081 3.4 2158466 2049675 1294273 1288504 2181 955 101780 1065095 1059812 4541321 440096 2.0
Transportation for investment-Cr 4 094 86 448 28.9 47592 3 766 38058 44 731 01 84 44 798 47 464 121 451 116 463 4.
Ralwam operating expses................... 35455960 31898600 11. 48125 890 43297104 27545216 26 147279 46299705 4351546* 19562730 18630067 93407651 88292808 5.8
Net revenue from railway operations 11741042 11136 58 5.4 81838497 18742040 5768014 3866 108 1 604073 1109934* 6 303061 5397 15 75 24675148 20362625 21.-
Rillw tax accruoals .--------- 4198436 3974590 5.6 7222906 6367991 3307989 3271944 56254566 559029 1917677 186 852 106 322 10758823 1.0
Raillay operating income................. 7543606 7161931 5.3 14615591 12374057 8460085 594164 6978417 550131 4385384 3528323 13823826 9623800 43.6
uipuent rents-Dr. balone....... .... ..... 00678 843 54 1.4 511 71 515622 75644 78I 598 1843938 1 785 51 1 058097 1 130479 3657 513 3698599
Jt facility rent-Dr. balance ....... 191 678 207 814 L 85 246 333273 168 508 211 78 475760 454 070 305 394 37 7537 949 662 993 608 .
Net railway operating income............ 6344140 6110574 3.8 14018584 11525 162 1535035 3 400a221 4659735 3861713 3 301 89 2 070107 9216651 4931599 86.9
Ratio of expenses to revenues (pereent).......... 75.1 74-1 88.8 69.8 8.7 7.1 78.6 79.7 75. 77.5 79.1 13 -


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Comply d from 1} monthly repon t rmma md enpee rnpmeniting 137 ClaI I aeam raiay
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TI MONIT OF FEBRUARY.1940 AND 198


United State. New England Region&/ Great Lake Region Central Eater Region Eatern Dtrict Poeahonte Region
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19110 1939 iPr e 1910 19)9 1940 1939 19110 1939 19110 93j9 inroase 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month ........ 011 233 704 03 6 717 791 s6 144 26 822 24 530 84614 57 391 57 634 0 6005 6 057
Revenues:
Freight 2.......................57 629- 64 6 2824 819 048 14.6 $8981 88 ( 8301509 49833005 435481658 653053368 $44454362 61118660995 696237 529 16.8 9 603 616 16335 599
Passenger-..............-- ----- 31944512 30236647 5. i 915561 837 560 5974089 59628 71 8045314 7702438 16934 64 16502565 8.6 698883 591852
Mail.................. 7694949 7369292 4.4 358 77 354 796 123 8505 181596 18159 6 83 1 97 938 940305 2834330 3.7 888477 213331
ress................. 37087 293 11. 141 799 116 61 538183 443 454 41 484 436309 1135406 9 1 14.0 705 8 60589
All other operating revenues.................. 12934812 11541415 13.1 845533 795 89 2866815 8625362 2765 927 2310906 6477475 5732162 13.0 333707 288093
Railway operating revenues... ............... 31 3474813 276904334 13.8 13242592 12406071 60430637 53694941 65681916 56201955 139355145 122302967 13.9 20935263 17489464
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures... 33204 843 30597113 8. 1836 779 1 431666 5665278 5 128679 5992 311 5575190 13494 36 1 135 535 11.8 1945 690 1 717167
Maintenance of equipment......6497489 5860 10.2 1714 1807 18257798 11523 05 14734836 18031932 29499918 2a678513 14. 4180076 380040
Traffic................. 8690057 8 45 8391 .7 20959 223 741 1410 263 1450225 1442958 1393342 3062 790 3067308 A 1 364 906 363193
Transportation-Rail line .-- ... 119 639 577 109082234 9.7 5 05 17 4947187 24584859 22284885 25732164 22248465 55622340 49479677 18.4 4918834 4 305 881
Transportatlon-Water lIne ................................ 506906 373664 35.7 -
Miscellaneous operations...................... 3103965 280 63 89 180 740 164269 545246 530735 623 64 536 740 1349829 12 31744 9.6 73469 6028
General.................... ............. 10581300 1045243 1. 432093 455278 1 938740 1944039 186 7 185 786 4233 99 4252103 50403 486 53
Transportation for investment--Cr--- 180 18 135357 17. 70 774 3729 7968 11 001 3309 14800 12051 19634 5460
Railwayoperating expenses .............2..... 40518919 220619933 9.0 10151453 9341643 46718615 42856240 50377877 43635146 07247944 95833029 11.9 11967376 10728548
Net revenue from railway operations........... 7 955 894 56 884 401 29.6 3091 140 3064488 13 712022 10838701 15304 039 12566 809 32107 801 26 49 938 81.3 8 967887 6 760916
Railway tax accruals.--.----... ......... .... 29850734 27656 402 8.0 1101 315 1059949 5672232 5 410172 5734 62 5061191 12508 199 11 531 312 85 80071 195914
Railway operating inome............... 43105 160 28647999 30.5 19898285 004479 8 039 790 5428529 9 59 387 7505618 19599002 14938626 31. 6 167 16 4565 002
Equipment rents-Dr. balance........................ 78358 63 7 167098 9. 555956 520353 1996754 1877990 1192 44 791128 3 74494 3189471 17.4 4 528816 4 a 721
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ...- .....7...... 26274 2843195 a 481 191 450 181 49 80 494 170 567186 5711 1418 177 1 481 962 .3 180643 150719
Net railway operating inome ......... 617 74 18 637 706 75.0 1012678 1 033945 5 613 236 3 05 6 7 809 97 6 176 879 14 435 871 10 7 193 40. 6 569 789 4 7382034
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......... 76.7 7.9.7 76.7 75.3 77.3 79.8 76.7 77.6 77.0 78.4 57.2 61.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 16 824 069 16 724 025 504 02 585 575 3013 108 5 021982 3 715 09 3685 482 7 233 119 7 231 039 1 9 490 1 277 580
Pay roll taxes. ........... 9 089 100 7990339 13.8 392 045 340117 1 776 498 1 553707 1901 939 1 565 085 4 070 482 3458 90 17.7 484 44 372 666
All other taxes ... 0.. ..........761 634 19646 063 5.7 709270 719 83 3 895 734 3856465 3832713 3 496 106 8 437717 072403 48 2 375583 1823 348

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Miles of road operated at close of month.. 38296 3896 5 40.4 44 361 44515 45 63 45 821 56 309 56 374 29 867 29 360 131 59 131 555 d 0.
Revenues:
Freight .............................5960541 $31913038 18.7 55564157 $48 248657 825591454 882286179 43 765856 358846030 I20841 802 19200673 (90198512 180332 882 123
Passenger ............... 4757074 17.4 6283766 5348926 2011246 199501 6 S315 947 5098063 1395569 12 912 77 8725 782 385 183 5
............. .................... ...... 110993 1069978 3. 1 39470 1283 09 95 84 89400 18 610 170901 660719 648 32 341 174 3 2165
Express.... ----- .......--........ ........... 4 719460 4.3 0 14 760 055 343 924 298 117 689 573 615 410 81 059 247 969 1 314 556 1161496 13.2
All other operating revenues --------- 1453 753 1 329 255 9.4 1 787 460 1 617 348 1418 057 1 308 560 239 476 1 981 07 1 012 344 902 288 4 669 877 4 191 903 11.4
Railway operating revenues............. 44 860 504 39788 11 1.7 65 795 767 57 278 275 50317 586 86 781880 53814 862 48 250373 24191513 222890839 108 833 901 97 33 092 11.
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-. 5003534 4671658 7.1 6949224 6388825 936 598 3606994 5795866 5390183 3028787 3075576 12761251 12072753 5.7
Maintenance of equipment -----.----. 8760869 7669011 14.8 12940965 11469417 6 5882 13 6492344 11546958 10963312 4403835 4357296 22 533 406 21818952 3.3
Traffic .....-- .......------........... 1406785 1 329769 5.8 1771631 1692962 986003 962601 1930914 1824671 936719 910849 3855636 398 121 4.3
Transportation-Rail line. 16212210 14773904 9.7 21131044 19079785 13076911 12690907 20980777 1958 63 8888505 8241889 42 860193 4052 572 5.8
Transportation-Water line ---.......--.--- 506 906 3704 50 90 373 664 35.7
Miscellaneous operations ---. 505 554 483421 19.4 579 023 484 249 82 067 275 786 709 114 6848 04 183 932 174 60 1175 113 1 134 670 3.6
General--------- .. 53494 146506 4.7 203659 1 950 09 137407 1 194 278 2040 17 2037 56 1033 600 1 01357 4 11 172 42350201 1.4
Transportation for investent-Cr......-- ... 24886 32310 44 0 37 770 32 476 37034 813 44 383 37 309 4 117 122598 105 536 16.2
Railway operatingexpenses.................. 3396520 30298959 10.8 45363 896 41027507 26069123 25 185876 43457 879 40819 051 18380077 17754470 87907079 837b9397 5.0
Net revenue from railway operations-............. 11463984 9489 852 0.8 20431 871 16 250766 4248 403 1596004 10 356 983 7431 322 5 11 436 4 536 69 20416 822 13563695 50.5
Railway tax accruals............... 3902847 3663512 6.6 6703118 5858486 3173091 3158797 5576680 5349236 1889704 1744631 10639417 10246664 3.8
Railway operating income................ 7 561 137 5827 340 9.8 13 788 753 1039234 1 075 312 d 1 556 793 4 780 63 2 088 086 3921 730 2791 73 9 777 405 3317031 194.8
Equipment rents-Dr. balance..- -----.. 93413 830 7 12.2 409 597 532 974 772 599 734 39 15838 518 1637121 1 07 995 107136 3 704 112 3 444653 7.
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance........ 144 88 20 900 -.- 1 265 631 336 619 213 27 235773 414 071 475 93 317 648 312 08 944 946 1 024 614 7
Net railway operating income ...6--.483 736 4 790 715 35.3 13 053 55 9 522 749 89 486 a 2 526 9621 2507 774 0Q 9.68H 2531 087 1 405 694 5 128 347 4 1 158 26
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .......... 74.4 76.1 68.9 71.6 86.0 94-0 80.8 84.6 76.0 79.6 81.2 86.1
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 2032 482 2 045 910 2 3424 972 3 23 490 1 827 413 1 831791 3212 587 3 202 993 1 126 838 1 134 712 6 166 778 6 169 496 1*
Pay roll taxes-.................................... --..-. 1 260 0003 1086350 16 1684 448 1 459016 989860 950 541 162501 1477 013 721 09 644 860 3 334 17 3072414 6.5
All other taxes....... ............---- ....... 2 642 644 576 162 2.6 501 67 4 399 410 2183 231 22022 85 954119 3872223 1167897 1 099 771 7 305 247 7 174 250 1.


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Compiled from 133 monthly report of revenues and expenses representing 137 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1940 AND 1939


United States New England Regionn / Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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Miles of road operated at close of month........ 233 049 233 762 d 0.3 6717 6 802 26 155 26 223 24530 24 614 57402 57 639 6 065 6 057
Revenues:
Freight $ 540736936 8471631630 14.7 t19117184 $17230331 #106253816 $90942422 $112437919 $92993468 $237808859 $201166211 18.2 $40845343 34034541
Passenger... ........... ---------_...... 68 023718 65022143 4.6 5 82 305 5784640 13066 267 12996945 17636338 17175900 365824910 35957 485 1.6 1525405 1 274167
Mail 15 780 512 15295198 3.2 737 265 734 040 245 530 2 420 508 2 785 553 2 669 488 5 980 348 5 824 036 2.7 479 243 4.58713
Express 6750948 6294976 7.2 310035 270563 113 825 963396 1014147 977701 2498007 211660 12.9 147946 138 080
All other operating revenues.- 27 680 917 24439 154 13.3 1 727 118 1703356 68304 108 5 609 364 6032827 4 915 037 13994 053 12 227 757 14.4 704711 593994
Railway operating revenues -........... 658 973031 582683101 13.1 27 713 847 25722920 129 185 546 112932635 139906784 118731594 296 806 177 257 387149 15.3 43702648 36499495
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 67 138 323 61 973 001 8.3 3 3372 938 2 836 351 11488438 10419294 12535867 11417814 27397243 24673459 11.0 3927431 3550353
Maintenance of equipment....... 133944687 121066943 10.6 4561233 4303288 25772 841 23419 035 31 254635 25207 305 61 588709 52929628 16.4 8489160 7794 074
Traffic................ 17513 83 16972612 3.8 422712 438561 870 215 2854600 2910888 2756283 6203815 6043444 2.7 765087 739217
Transportation-Rail line ......_...............-.......... 250458821 225810634 10.9 10983084 10288 436 5147T471 45800385 53976628 46218 953 116447183 102307774 13.8 .10268409 8918570
Transportation-Water line ............................. 1025 950 747 011 37.3 1 -8
Miscellaneous operations ....... ..... 6 557 055 6 029 78 8.7 359685 3375 97 1 195 283 1154 56 1 333551 1181161 2688 519 8 673 284 8.1 146676 126 489
General .................21623221 21291005 1.6 919333 902416 3 946 102 3938569 3730298 3750009 8595733 8590994 .1 1073735 1019187
Transportation for investment-Cr............... 401955 324552 23.8 1060 1130 21511 17528 43222 10359 65793 29017 126.7 33132 14778
Railway operating expenses............. 497 859925 453566 382 9.8 20617925 19099 519 96 728 839 87568881 105698645 905821166 223055409 197189566 13.1 24637306 2 133052
Net revenue from railway operations .. 161113106 129116 719 24.8 7095982 6623 401 32 46707 25363754 34208139 28210428 73750768 60197583 225 19065342 14366443
Railway taxaccruals......................... ...- 61215733 56676350 8.0 2214428 2134686 11698761 10999824 11955761 10329934 25798970 23464444 9.9 5884741 4589315
Railway operating income................. .99 897 373 72 440 369 37.9 4 881 494 4 488715 20 8k7 926 14363 930 222528378 17880 494 47 951798 36733139 30.5 13240 601 9 777 188
Equipment rents-Dr. balance....-.........-- .. 16236250 15075690 7.7 1133351 1127887 43611273 3963618 2458643 1792337 7953267 6883842 15.5 101784f A 625672
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance................. 5 287707 5779801 8. 890 887 920133 985468 1042 689 1 169208 1 128 871 3045 563 3091693 L 1.5 14211 256 17
Net railway operating income..........---- 78373416 51584878 51.9 2 857256 2440695 15 4l1 185 9357623 18 624 527 14959 286 36952968 26757604 38.1 14 244233 10146622
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...........75.6 77.8 74.4 74.3 74.9 77.5 75.5 76.2 75.2 76.6 56.4 60.6
Depreciationincluded in operating expenses.. 33693771 335288333 1008961 1048840 6025023 6049654 7511618 7445506 14545602 14544000 2774224 556232
Pay roll taxes .........-...... .- 18721829 1645 275 13.8 786546 693731 3667655 3195372 3946712 3261034 8400913 7150137 17.5 868 05 763803
All other taxes............... ........... 42 493 904 40 223 075 56 1427882 1440 955 7 9q1 126 7 804 452 8 009049 7 068 900 17398057 16314 307 6.6 4 956 716 3 25 512

Southern Region Southern District northwesternn Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
SPercent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 19 1939 1910 1939 1940 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month...... 38 308 38 458 44 373 44 15 5 687 45 821 56 320 56427 29 267 29 360 131 274 131608 d0.3
Revenues:74339327 6688185 11.$115184670 100916376 53374 47120190 $91309740 482653233 $43046443 639775620 $187743407 6169549043 10.7
Freight-....-....-.--................. --78 1 51 $ -00-------------------- 774 339127 $66 8818 3 $ 2 $ 4
Passenger 10906086 9403276 16.0 12431491 10677443 45 7080 4470038 11571986 11117517 2988251 8799660 19067317 18387215 3.7
Mailenge-.. -------- ----..--------. 2294474 22 51101 1.9 2773717 2709814 19 6799 1885040 3703945 3548895 1355703 1327413 7026447 6761348 3.9
Express ....... ----... -.--... 1472370 1523184 d 1620316 1661264 645464 595321 1393589 1311119 553572 515612 263 625 2422 052 8.7
All other operating revenues......................... 3045249 2758536 -0 3749960 3352530 304 189 2724678 4739380 4234413 2113335 1899776 9936904 8858867 13.2
Railway operating revenues ........... 92057 506 82817932 11.2 135760154 119317427 63 60 756 56795267 112718640 102 865177 50057304 46 318081 226406700 205978 525 9.9
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 10148294 9465973 7.2 14075725 13016326 779602 7189135 11778334 10892676 6177419 6201405 25 665 355 24 283216 5.7
Maintenance of equipment......... 17 928 762 15770 23 13.7 26417 92 23 564 297 13 4 0842 13 229698 23 480872 22 489 061 8996342 8 85459 45 938056 44 573018 3.1
Traffic 8...... 2 29755 2689055 5.2 3 594782 3428 278 1 9 7911 1935357 3 856 509 3708 369 1 890806 1 857170 7 715 26 7 500 896 .9
Transportation-Rail line.:.::::::::::.....--......... 33870630 30497448 11.1 44139039 39416018 274 2810 25997970 43980876 40 990 960 18478913 17097912 89 872 599 84086 842 6.9
Transportation-Water line 1025950 47011 1025950 747011 37.3
Miscellaneous operations------_--e 1032759 847031 21.9 1179435 973520 6 2022 579978 1504345 1435743 382734 367803 2489101 2382 94 4.5
General ........... .. 3101260 2980587 4.0 4174995 3999714 25 1680 2482782 4.222 112 4139346 2098701 2078169 8852493 8700297 1.7
Transportation for investment-Cr............... 58 980 58758 .4 92112 73536 0 528 81765 91414 68653 82106 71581 244050 221999 9.9
Railway operating expenses .............. 68852480 62191559 10.7 93489786 843284611 53 64 339 51333155 89757584 84334513 37942807 36384537 181314730 172052205 5.4
Net revenue from railway operations .............23205026 2066 373 12.5 42270368 34992 816 10016417 5462 112 22961056 18530664 12 114 47 9 933544 45091970 33926320 32.9
Railwa tax accruals.................... ----- ....... 8101283 7637102 6.1 13926024 12226417 6481080 64284741 11202276 10947265 3807383 3613483 21490739 20985489 8.4
Railway operating income ............... 15103743 12989271 16.3 28344344 22766399 3535337 d 968629 11758780 7583399 8307114 6320061 23601231 12940831 82.4
Equipment rents-Dr. balance........... 1939201 1674868 15.8 921358 1 046 S6 1529083 1516994 3701450 3482643 2131092 2203615 7 361625 7143252 3.1
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance -... ............ 333 325 413714 d 18. 347536 669 89 381735 447 560 889831 930011 623 04 640645 1 894608 2018816 d 6A
Net railway operating income -............. 12 831217 10901289 17.7 27075450 21047911 1 624519 L 2 927 183 7 167499 3 230 745 5 552980 3 475801 14 344998 3779 363 279.6
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)........ 74.8 75.1 68.9 70.7 84.3 90.4 79.6 82.0 75.8 78.6 80.1 83.5 -
Depreciationincluded in operating expenses 4054717 4093757 6 941 6499 3 65 8 3664 58 6 409648 6399144 256 02 270 4 12 319228 1 334
Pay roll taxes ...............583 352 2224655 3451377 298845 2053746 193572 3349971 3052268 1 465 822 1327140 6869 559 31680
All other taxes- ........ ... 5 517931 5412 447 1.9 10474647 9 237 959 4 47 334 4489469 7 852 305 78494 997 2 341561 2 286343 14 621 00 1467 809 d-

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 cloee of eaoh month within the period.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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

CoWnmatd from 13) m9th I n porft f mmad p llp pulmetlg 137 Cla I stem lRflwa
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

POm TM MgOH OF MAImCH 1940 AND 19


Stiormm N MISS
MARCH. 1940


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190 1939 Percent Percent
_0 19_ inoru*s 1940 1939 9I939 1940 193 51940 919)9 Inaore 1940 1939
Miles of road operated at olose of month ........ 3 877 8336 618 7170 6 77? d 26 144 26222 24 526 24 614 5787 57 613 A.OA 0643 6087
Revenues:
Freight- .............................................. 720709 7 468 678 3.6 9 7954 9184 7 50 407669 1 59 8 1401 1 109512 4.4 19 8084 17 7614
Passengers ............ -- -..... ..... ........... 1833 1 46 a 4 100 1 ,8 g 914 91 50 0
ail ............... ...... ....7 34 180 288808941 6 s2 6 59954 0 7779 799714 17908 37 16 801565 .6 779485 613 614
S ....4...................------154 1 37 167 13 60 1539464 1511438 3837 32588 8 2383 2 375
EPr........................------------ -27644 5491 3 2 6651 202 358 934262 1029191 6 69187 946304 207030 2o37 5 119694 143640
Allother oprat in-g r--.. 1334.604 12355271S s75 8040 03 2,97598 2776 427 2 77 532, 2567 0 6528 705 6 183', 64 350 1 331 400
Railray operating revenues....................... 37009 23 315 091 017 3.1 13953737 13910060 61985523 60068949 67923 92 63775 091 143 6080 1 137 714100 4.4 21 352 100 19109285
Expenses:
Maintenano of ay and tot............... 36379734 34673 91 4.9 154 38 1575587 5 847804 55013 1 634 311 783 714 1343550 33 211 980 1965117
aintenano0of9uip2n0 66 1 319 1 1 97 1 1612 14560 9 672360 2 5 8 744 4.0 43 66690 406 ,51s5
Traffic ............... 873 55 6 791950 241 29 5 7 1 450 14 1 4585301 15100 1488 307 3313240 3172 664 1.3 381160 s 30 195
Trasportation--tRailine 12313.33..--- 1 9 117735982 3 5409326 5432396 25 090092 23815734 25733983 23940532 56 113 341 5 10 662 5.9 4 901 166 4 696 436
Trocsportation-Water line 57.............................. 57015 4613 1.0 -
Miscellaneous operations.........................071 109863 169190 545 70 516747 648508 554 037 137 140 1 89 974 11.1 75135 66631
n ..................................10960619 10801416 1.0 46870 472 13 2013970 2008922 1891 507 1068680 437417 4349740 .6 553 53234
Transportation for investunt-Cr 13655 195 31. 64434 1182 8 1 4269 10709 137169 2971 49.1 36 363 5
Railay operatinge.xpenses........... ..2... 48594010 240358779 3.4 10 22090 10176023 48156093 46096053 50166941 47617295 108545151 103889371 4.8 12481310 11696089
Net revenue from railway operations................ 78413208 74753233 4. 3 736647 3734037 13 769 430 1397296 17756 930 16 117 796 15263057 3386472 4 8910790 7 41256
Raila ta crals ....... .7 21781 11567 1 079767 5368 57 561425 6597 2 584152 1 30360 1244344 4.:3 773,5 9 2266 90
Railay operatinginco ............................ 4769270 45319457 5.* 2620976 2654270 8401173 8411471 11217248 10314644 82223397 3 1380385 4.4 6 157251 5146340
Equipment rent-Dr. balano................................. 6139 149 8025 43 1.4 616673 592267 1 9 770 1 849 694 1195 178 929939 3p 6716*1 3371900 8.9 dSg176 d
Joint lity rent-Dr. ................ 18 2918 7 435067 4 0920 56328 586992 584356 587511 1 5735111 163 5423 1. 334 5
Net railray operating income................... 674348 34375047 6.0 1578436 1611083 5978115 5974785 9417714 8797194 16 994 25 16383062 3.7 6 34367 5207579
Ratio of expenses to revenue. (percent) ............ T6.0 76.3 73.2 73.2 77.8 76.7 719 74.7 75.5 75.4 58.8 61.2
Depreciation included in operating expenasa 1703 418 16894480 .8 505 167 525 144 3017371 3027637 381466 31851995 7404004 7 40477 176 4 1 277 538
Pay roll tanex ............. 9368596 8760118 69 307 489 3710517 181 683 1 67076 1060 I 73 58 4131 33 1709 893 9.3 9 40916
ther.r' ^ .' w ^ taxess --------------------------------------------- ------------o21 3o4030<20 63266 "1'77552
Allother e............................................................ 21 3 ,30 20 652 66 728 18 709 25 3 55 574 3890639 461 772 4114563 6 90 5 8714 8. 23 39567 1857723


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Miles of road operated at lose of month ......... 38287 38429 0 44350 44486 45682 45821 56.367 56338 891911 29360 131840 131 519 A 0.
Revenues:
F right 3604402 S362 0R 8 1 56664871 $5401 5346 279 00039 263895347 (46570330 ,59656 60 $21568 $185935 ( 6039385 i 401150 :.0
Passenger ........... .. 537186 49711497 10 16265"4.L48 10747 1 7 505111 265 934 2 064037 54093 5 3 418 106506 91916846 896343 3.4
4-il------- 1217573 120555 1. 1471410 15933 10021531 1030277 21943411 701408 690707 3746067 6395 .3
...r..... 1017625 1161366 .37 11319 104014 545 099 49735 1110 71 1065713 413 00 36637 3068 199501 7.
Another operating revenues .... 1-516bd00 15030846.894240 122 3 46 1465767 1 68 734 2 819 770 28553 1077542 986093 4831079 4543379 6.3
Rallway operating revenues...................... 45977013 44996 365 3.3 67329 113 64105650 33098170 31349980 57570839 56705 649 25 a02a34 25 175 63 115871 43 113231 267T .3
Expenses:
Maintenance of ray and trJo*ture- 134369 4 966 581 7.5 7440349 6,32554 428 745 4 08 69 7313 65 664930 1605 51 3 177410 1520. s 5 143 10179 t.
Maintenance of equipment -------- 8 916945 0 451 055 3.3 1303641 2513570 7 055159 7 48 015 119330 1..2047118 473. 91 43279,4 23703400 34110127 AL.I
Traffic----------134-3 1315................... 588 3.3 1736000 1 700703 986766 1044 795 1996153 1963 9551 9 931 65 ,1 334 918503 .4
Tranportation-Rail line ...................... 16649043 159 41 91 44 21631009 20640354 131392 13468 92 2183,36 21 575 2 41 7 862 779 4 43 09 S 435 906 910 1.1


Railay operating gexpensem..................... 34308952 32 627424 8.1 46730362 44323453. 27365638 27356 67 46406748 45384478 19546237 19405210 9331 663 981459551 1.
Not revenue fronm railway operations ................. 11660061 1E60941 20598051 197197 7 72752 3 993 713 11164 091 11331171 5 6566497 5770 4- 22 553 30 21065 313 7.0
Railway tax acoruals ..................---. 40 07 859 -3937 205 6 7818 6 i04113 31035 51 3 77 794 6,7 273 5504 9 1 976644 1 9416 1091746 10 7 43 4 1.*
Railay opratngincome............................ 76600 8176 1817453 13578084 2429181 715919 5586818 581620 367:98053 388789 116355 5 10360988 1a.3
equipment renta-Dr. balanco--.......................... 8280034 988711 0 50969 8'02S347 9099677 049065 2042643 1874 93 1 006 0,, 117. 1 3956659 381185 3.
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.... ..............40069 164597 273 410 20973 209 382 213 54 438505 450 93 35097 38936 973 04 1003023 aL
Net railway operating income................... 669 099 7 2706426 5J 13035774 1248600 1 309 912 347694 3045670 3 491054 2348727 2362620 6704 09 5 505980 81.8
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............ 74.6 72.5 69.4 69.1 82.7 87.3 80.6 80.0 77.6 77.1 80.5 81.4
Depreciation included in operating expenses 2045340 2 053527 3441385 3 331063 1 11 850321718 3204 0 113691 113 55 6174639 6106 61
Pay roll taxesa........ I- 12047 1 190 5-4 1733019 1 599, 0395 3 1 T028 491 1 072542 19 63174 740 49 708 177 aI 514 445 3 30541 3 .7
All other taxes ... ..... 2718812 2 746681 5048037 4 60440 a2264024 2249301 53911844 3851043 123 155 7102462 7403 o3 73I se80 3 1
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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 fom 13 monthly eport oft nra es ad eaUpaorms aPpintg 137 Clsa I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARH, 1940 AND 1939


United States New England Region/ Great Lake Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase t 190 19)9 1940| 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month*..... 233 083 233714 0.3 6 717 6794 26152 26 22 24529 4 614 573 8 57630 a 0. 6064 037
Revenues:
Freight.. --------.................. ... 107497644 $729100310 10.7 8 6970068 626814891 $156 661485 $139857013 $166466878 4 143746491 351 885371 4310418 395 13.3 $60666189 $51795789
Passenger..........-- --................. 101 85663 96 288 66 5.3 8694526 8 6935 81 19395 093 18998244 26344117 25173046 54 433 736 58759051 3. 2304890 1907781
ail ........................ 488466 3673379 84 114471 1188194 3814697 3773768 4325017 4180927 926418 908889 733080 70908
~ ..ress- 1 -----................ 087.3.. -11786346 8.0 576 86 558 921 2 108-87 199 589 1 88334 1924005 45683 07 4 469 515 .8 2 67640 880728
other operating revenues. ............. 409694 36 991 43 10. 2 579 693 2 543 393 9131 06 8 385 790 81130 748 21 20 759 18411401 11.5 1 08949 915394
Railway operating revenues....................... 98598826 897774180 9.8 41672584 39632980 191111068 173001584 207 830706 182b 06687 440614358 395141251 11.5 65054748 $5608780
Expenses:
Maintenance ofway and structures............ 103518058 96648 90 7.1 4916776 4411938 17336 24 15957476 18 87530 17736601 41128378 38106015 7.9 6043411 5516386
Maintenance of equipment .-..-.._..-...... 800603989 186226385 7.7 6850421 6604607 38993 793 36188800 45416756 38664966 91260970 81458.373 12.0 18855856 11895589
Traffic -......... 2637677 ,28576-4560 8.4 664010 6586 3 4 320 59 4313189 4432687 4 44599 9417054 9216106 3.2 1146195 1184412
Transportation-Rail line...................-.. 372791 79 343546851 8.5 16472350 15720830 76577563 69 616120 79710611 70159485 17276054 155496 437 11.1 15249575 13617006
Transportation-Water line ..1..--- 53 765 1 1 143 31.3 -1
Miscellaneous operations ........................ 9 780 17 9011799 84 549 547 506787 1741253 1671 73 1 97859 1735198 4 266 69 3 913 898 9.0 221 801 193180
General..---.-...........-- ...... ..-- 32853840 32145179 1.4 1388035 1374554 5960072 5947492 5621805 5618690 12969918 12940736 .8 1611273 1428549
Transportation for investment-Cr-. T75 489 600 746 874 1 124 1 64 34 347 29356 167491 21 067 802 96 51 987 890.4 69495 19921
Railway operating expenses-....-.......... 746453 936 693 92168 7.6 30 840015 29 27 548 144 894.933 133664 934 155 865587 138 138 462 331 600535 301078938 10.1 37056.616 3 3829081
Net revenue from railway operations....-.....- 239528332 803 84958 17.8 10832569 10357438 46216135 39336 60 51965119 445682s 109 013 883 94062 31 15.9 279918 21779699
Railvay tax acoruals..................-- ... 91938859 86089133 6.8 330095 381443 16997038 16561849 18495493 16173088 38822630 5948 190 8.0 859820 6856223
Railway operating income.......-.......... 147590073 117759885 85.3 7502470 7142908 29219097 28773401 33469626 28195137 70191193 58113523 20.8 19397852 14923476
Equipment rents-Dr. balance._............ .... 24375 799 23101121 5.5 1750084 1720183 6221~43 5 813312 3653821 272877 11624888 10855742 13.4 1 336608 da 03
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance--.......... 810651 8 698778 4 a 1 316754 1 371 054 1 548 756 1629 60 1 753 564 1716380 4 619 074 4717 114 .1 146 558 381313
Net railway operating income-s................ 115107762 85959926 33.9 44355692 4051778 21449298 15 332409 28062241 23756480 53947231 43140667 25.0 20587908 15354201
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)...... 75.7 77.3 74.0 73.9 75.8 77.3 75.0 75.7 75.3 76.8 57.0 60.8
Depreciation included in operating expenses .. 0 716190 50488814 .6 1514128 1573984 9042 94 90772891 11 393085 11297508 21949 607 821948777 4172669 3833770
Pay roll taxes.............................................09041 2513 395 11.4 1174035 1064248 5 40 38 4866158 586766 49896 15220 10 90 031 14.7 111997 117989
All other taxes.....- --- ................ 63847843 60875738 4.9 2156064 21.50205 11516 00 11695091 12627831 11183463 26300595 85028759 5.1 7886288 5683234

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1939 19 0 1939 190 1939 1940 1939 19410 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month...... 38 300 38449 04 44364 44 506 45 684 45 821 56 335 56 397 29 42 29360 31 21 131 5 1 .78
Revenues:
Freight .-----.........-............- ... 111165- I 13 352 $103135933 7.8 $171849542 $154931722 $81287435 $73509737 $137880070 1286186901 $64 615 39 $616 8 $8283782738 6638750193 7.6
Passenger .......---..........-...... 1628 877 4 14274773 141 18592764 16182554 6673014 6534078 17156078 1660816 4430071 4086166 28859163 87281057 3.6
Mail ...- ------ ------- ----.... 3512047 3456659 1.6 4245187 4165747 2988 30 8915317 5729873 5491306 2097111 2018180 10775314 10424743 3.4
Express. _--....... -.....8.489995 2684550 .L 8 3757635 8965878 1230 63 1092706 2504308 2376638 96680 888 009 4701451 4351553 IL
All other operating revenues........-............- 4 561 851 4286588 7. 5644800 5177776 4549956 4093412 7019150 6428965 3190877 8885989 14759983 13408846 1
Railway operating revenues............... 138034819 127814897 8.0 030898267 183483077 96729426 88145247 170889479 159570826 75860038 71493719 342878643 319809791 7.2
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..........- 147 663 14438584 7.8 21516074 19948660 11998347 11878504 19091989 17548056 9783670 9 778 839 40873606 38 93 59 5.9
Maintenance of equipment----........---......-- 26 645707 2488 2 87 10.6 39701563 36076667 20516001 20477913 35406192 34 536 179 137193 1367703 69641456 6669114 1.4
Traffic...............-............ 4174 89 4004643 4.34.8 530764 5189055 2954677 8290158 5865361 5646696 2842501 8798591 11649839 11419 99 9.0
Transportation-Rail line -..................... 50519673 46 439366 .8 65 769848 60056378 409362802 39466868 65604858 68566 199 27521667 25960691 134 26 107 127 93 98 4.
Tansportation--ater line ..... -.............. 1 553 745 1 18314 1 76 113 143 3
Miscellaneous operations. ...--.._557 019 18935019 80*4 1776680 1486139 O90 043 662 77 22 5618- 21 281 5689 4 550343 3 734738 3 618 408 3.4
General...... .8............ ..... 8 4875 4346691 $4 88694038 6069840 3805994 375043 633954 68 g901 3174361 31573T0 13319900 13135194 1.4
Transportation for investment-Cr-.............. 90974 9866 8. 1o6046 18 49 181 1 3 183 101 44 140 68, 185 ,15 4008 O5 430 0 LA.. .
Railway operating expenses-....... 103161432 94816983 6-8 140830048 183648604 80979977 78689423 136164332 139718991 57489044 85769747 274633369 864198160 3.9
Net reenue fron railway operations. ....- 34 73 087 58 34 .7 68698 16 64775 013 15749149 9455635 34135147 39651835 17770994 18703978 87645390 55 011 3 33.0
Railway tax aooruals_ ........................... 13109142 11574107 44 20707433 16430530 9784631 9709538 16839549 16415216 5784037 8555123 32408807 1709 613 .8
Railway operating income ......... ....... 2763945 81481007 6.5 4814179 36 44486 5964518 d 846710 17285598 13399679 11986967 10146650 35537063 83 301819 51.2
Equipment rents-Dr. balance-...-.. ---... 7... 67335 2 6661 1,43067 1 509 43 2439070 2366658 5744093 596936 3137181 3330846 1130384 10 994 46 3.0
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance --.....---.......- 473394 711 619 9468 59 634 591017 661 515 138 336 1380944 948139 979 5681 3 667498 3 040
Net railway operating income-..-........... 19583316 18179715 7.4 40111834 33533914 2934431 3274 87 10213169 6781799 7901707 5836421 21049307 9885343 84*.7
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)....... 74.7 74.8 69.0 70.1 83.7 89.3 80.0 83.3* 76.4 76.0 8 160.8 -
Depnciation included in operating expenses.... 6100057 6 147 4 10372736 99 10 4 5484078 5 491366 9626776 96050 3383003 3395895 1649357 149 9
Pay roll taxeson...----- ....---- ..3873399 3415179 1 514396 4586188 3093273 29637635 075400 4706116 22131 035317 10383985 9705196 7.0
All other taxes .--.................. ....836743 8159128 1 15535086 13842362 6691358 6738778 11764149 11746040 3568715 3519805 2830a2422 8004 617 *

aDoes not i&elae bostoan Albesy, the e raesaa e p W&emses of whlob aien Ioloae with eNw Yorkt Central rens in OGreat LakeLs Regon.
Represents as verge fe the mileage eported at the lose of eaoh month within the period.
SLess than 0.1 percent.
SDeeorease, dfiolt or other reverse items.


MARCH, 1940

















Subject to revision


UNIV. OF FL LIB.




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APRIL, 1940


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OP STATISTICS



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


Compied from 1) monthly reported of -evam4n d speWIrpetisg 137 Clam I tsam nrlwny
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TM NMorII OF APRILm AND 1939



1 Uitd 1Sttre Nw Enlennd RegionA/ Gr t Uks Re on Cntral Em n atern Dietrit Pocahontas Region


200 | 1939 i reas 1990 "9 a 199 40o 199 140 199 iPcreMat 19o0 | 939


$33 832
43 9 :11
65 84 96111
89 995 80

13 081841
321439 31C

39644 624
65 259 603
9066 153
117 615 491
a27 131
3 116
10939 64
868 415
453 817 791
756*1 511
30910971
44 710 537



33 88 811


233 547

6(84 587 774
31791 317
62 131 30
5271 11
18346 017
289 117 794

36 49 178
5 987 063
8 804 925
109 829 171
379 673
S373 8725
8659995
10644111
277 590
227 622288
54 495 466
27762 634
26732832
8 498 185
3910 881
15323766
80.7


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13.9

8.7

7.1
40.7
3.1
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67.3


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19 327 395
2 530 294
374O 85
225 050
766 97*
13 224 197

1 617 989
2286901
202 637
5 195 532
17T 200
480 480
249
10 098 170
3 12* 927
1 125 731
a 000 289
562 949
419 03
1018 784
76.4


6763

86991 86
S800 904
371 121
223 476
796 425
13 185 759

1 828 819
8 185 341
209 815
9097 907
159 951
442 608
382
9921989
3 263 770
1054 051
8 09 71
577 841
434 946
1 196 933
75.8


26 144

$49 818 441
5 454 82
1 2*7 903
90 093
2 773 561
60 82 220

8 509 169
18 798 975
1 477 75
24 12 6822
523 971
1 997 995
14 766
47419319
12 862 901
5 3291 595
7 571 306
1 944 772
568 563

5057 97
78.7


26 19

$42 184815
4 114 788
1 321 570
962343
2748 34
55 3333 150

9684967
11 385 499
1 490 506
81 820 44
477 252
1 974 84
S7635
42 824191
10 508 959
5 3390712
5 11 8247
1918 232
590 187
2609 88
80.3


24 584

152059 981
8 169 640
1439 916
774 853
S913 123
65 357 433

6 470 43
12976 241
1 533 036
24 341 563
680 911
1 814 860
6 780
47 749 973
17 607 460
S740 907
10 66 553
1 365 297
446 045
9055 211
73.1


24 393

$42 183 029
8794 455
1 418 236
3 554978

55741 58

S341185
11 295773
1 457 340
32 164 328
977 s17
1 804 SO6
7997
43376 97
12 103 686
3 86( *as
6 237 701
1 138 107
598 962
4 488 32
98.3


57 390

i 111205771
16 154 036
3 142 384
1 907 996
6453656
138 3 85 6

14 797 510
8 044 717
53 633 737
1 316* 6
4 29 9795
i 1 795
105 267 461
33 596 28a
,13 158231
20438 15
* 3 872 61
1 433 3
S15131 907
75.8


57580

$93 359 070
17718147
3 110 934
1975685
6099631
122 260 467

13 854611
24 867 613
3 157 563
4908 881
1 214 880
4 33678
17 114
96 384 052
25876 4135
18 10 748

13 565 667
3 64 180
1 632 093
8 289 392
78.8


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13.6

6.8
18.8
1.8
9.3
8.4
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87.4
9.2
29.8
6.9
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819679 314
655 541
292 783
109 360
466 581
21 163 588

2284 973
4 350 50O
385 063
4 831 388
79 406
548 00o
26 906
12 446 487
8717 151
271 010
6005 141



6 120 046
58.8


6 057

68 673 891
676 502
268 163
114736
284 651
10 017 345

1 461 991
3340537
365 323
3 71 05
71911
499994
6490
9 504 193
713152
1 145 439
d 452287



A 3158 614
98.9


Deproiation included in operating expense. 17 036 631 16 859 66 1. 504 847 24 533 5 024 373 5 0 S 3 881 631 5 827 81 7 410 855 7 3713 .4 1 401 165 1279 170
Pa roll taxes ......-.--- -- 9 835 3* 8 2307 70 4028 27 321783 1771 353 I1 5 689 1 851 84 1 594 183 4004 684 3473595 1.3 44C 98 328 750
l other taxes........-....-........ 2167 6 19 531 864 11*. 73 504[ 732 26 3 50 3* 38 023 4 19 83 4 2071 6688 9 153 549 8 87 155 3.6 2265 02 1 816 709


Southea Begio Southern Ditrict Northwoter Beion Central Wershn Re gion Somthwterm n Region Westem Dittrict
Item

1910 193~9nt 10 19 r9 1940 1 10 919 4090 19 1990 1939 Prouent


Miles of road operated at olose of month.........7 3 6415 a 0.1 44 350 44 473 45 682 45 810 566 36 5 s326 29 144 29 359 131 192 131 495 -.

Revenuels 36 094 717 f3t 746 686 10.1 $55734 031 *41 419 976 $292 84394 025 792679 $48 426 943 $43 986 398 1 20594 965 $20.029 751 985 81 S .5

Rmreei S....... ............. ......... ..... ..
Passengr ------------------------ 4280 84 4 08 5.-4 4 93 195 4 759 359 1990 87 2 168 673 5 98547 5 754 17 147 321 1 436 521 98 065 $9981 L
Mail..149............ 19099 116227? .. 18 481 884 1 450 440 994 170 990 619 1 914 608 1 912 397 687 547 677140 3 596 35 5 5350 153
S.......--... .... 1 99 1 47 1 1 41 810 505 993 490 118 955 420 95 075O 38 007 385 08 1 11 21 .7
others operating revenu8:es.... 1403 34 1403709 1 870116 1688*30 1492 285 1328066 2237580 225235 1029211 977305 4759076 455*026 4.4
Railway operating revenues ....... 44 061000 4074 000 6.1 65 *4 582 50759345 4 79 3477 30770175 58915098 54822022 84170051 23505745 1173508786 100997942 7.6

'...ance of wayO and structure .. 3. .4 484X1 39 10.8 7 651 9946 60401 5415696 5228717 8108007 7.47898; 3671455 3592906 17195158 1630051 5.5
Mainteaneoof equipmt 880 14 7 4 14.1 13 830 784 11 1481 7153 80 6 840(11 181 987 11 510300 4640 275 4583518 2942 2934 9 4.6
Traffino.. 1. .308 5. 13227 196 6. 1 693 617 1 592 51 1 05 187 10 051041 157 93 2056 745 949 41 946 65 4 19 93 4 04 441 2.6
Transportation -Ril1 ni..15891 795 15016064 5.8 2073 1 3 158387069 13 062 019 12 56s 451 821501 71 21017 089 705041 575 66 4328 631 42 199 01 8.6
Tr rtation- atr line.............................. 527131 375 87 57 131 373 72 40.3
MIsllanseouuopatlon .......... 410 7*2 364904 14.7 498120 436 15 273010 277 255 73056 57174 187 13 175 894 119 379 1 20328 3 i I1
General ......... -5 *555 114 7 4.5 2134 s4 8 014 7TS 1 303227 12538900 2 167086 1053350 1071 708 104 447 454 101 440 677 3.1
Transportation for iatvetunt-Cr_....8 198 530 1 a 94 55098 5711 563 55 571 72 332 101 374 5 631 46 20 185 2 86303 657
Railway operating upese .....__...... 3342017 3069C 4 0.9 45867044 40008207 2 803 436 27 161 604 47 11 199 45200064 19188654 18 873 761 94 683 89 91 35 429 3.8
Nt revenue fro rilay operation ...._ 10 6403 10 0433 5688 19357 3 10765 6 064 95 360 8571 11601899 9621956 5001397 .4 691984 22667 *9 17 8a1766 13 2*
Railway tax soonus...... --.....- .... 414 938 3 818 647 6 80 94 4 964 086 331117 5 199 449 638448 5449779 199 182 1 8 572 10 891797 10 487800 3.9
Railway operating income ...._4 6491445 6284739 4.- 12496 90P 7924528 2753 181 409122 5943457 4172179 3079214 2 793412 11775792 7374713 59.7
Equipment rent-Dr. balao ...- ...__ 89 433 11187181 il 40 018 990 466 654 397 706 304 2 15 301 8 12152 976 920 1019 083 375 618 31 55 39
Joint facility rent-Dr. belaoc..... 1946 3 231 611 30954 339 403 151 77 113 390131 51661 334 40 308628 876 888 949 t83 I
Net railway operating inoom_....... 487 3S7 4 881 197 1 11 547 418 4 462 3583 1946 as97 421 g19 3 488 05R 1527 409 1767874 1 465701 714 886 a 571791 177.7
Ratio of expenses to revenues percentt). 79 .5.9 .3 70.3 78.8 8 .3 88.3 0.3 82.4 79.35 80.3 80.7 6836
Depreciation included in operating expene3-. 0 2 S 719 2 044919 .4 34 3.4540860 33709 13754 1a63 647 3 214 602 31773237 1182740 1134 356 6 171096 6i13740
polltes 1257171 11*1 48 12.1 1.704 180 I 430 1 0533 451 999 100 1746987 164193 730 043 8 604 3 83 461 3 30 87 6.
Ay other taxes .......... --.......... 891 77 697099 7.13081 2 257 781 8 200 349 3 9145 3 83 58 6 1192140 -1 154 96 7 35 316 7 80903 .6


Does nst nolte Boston lbIuy, the severmn esam epeeu e et 1 s are ialutea with Mew ork Oentrel returns in Great Lakes gios.
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1938 1939 1940


Miles of road operated at olobe of onth...
Revenues:
Freight --.............-.-
Passen er-...........-......------...... ........................
Passenger-------- ---- ---- ---
Mair~~.1~.---.~..-------.---.- -- -
Cl other operating revenues-.................
Railway operating revenues...............
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structure.......
Maintenance of equipment.................
Traffic ....-........-...........
Trausportation-Ra line ................
..-Tranportatio-ater line...........-----------.....---
Misoollaneous operation-...................
' General..................................................................
Transportation for invetment-Cr............
Railway operating oxpenaea......--
Net revenue from railway operation..............
Railway tax accrual-s .........-.... -
Railway operating incoo.me..
Equipment rents-Dr. balno.........................
Joint facility rent-Dr. baleano................- .
Net railway operating ioosx--...
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)---...-


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United States New England Regiong/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
SPercent Percent10 19
19 1939 increase sa 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase 19 199

Miles of road operated at close of month....... 253 004 233 675 a 0.3 719 6789 26 150 8 33S1 Sl4588 84 610 57 397 57 630 d 0 6 064 6 057

Rev : ght307703755 953688084 1 8 034 364 135 806718 8206047 9295 6182041888 18 058 8660 $185698919 463031.149 6403777 465 14.7 $80 345 03 $60469080
Passenger 1............. ............ 31241649 188013980 8.5 11284780 11394486 4 849318 8 109 18 34513677 33 :79 01 70 587 77 70 471199 .2 960 451 85 4 285
Mail...-.............................. 32 443 19 31 794 910 8.0 1499036 1499338 514864 509 339 5764933 5 99163 12406569 12193 84 1.7 98 86 TT "a
Express ---- ----------------- ...17 021 17057460 4 801936 778 39 3016179 2954938 8638186 2714870 6476301 6448198 76.4 7000 46
Allother operating revee 5400979 49337439 34 665 3339817 11905869 11134024 11 74483 10037190 26976417 24511031 10.1 1549331 100045
Railway operating revenues.............- 1 307421578 1179891873 10.8 54896781 2 818739 251393888 226334735 273188139 238848 43 579478808 517401717 18.0 86 18330 65 66 185
Expenses:
maintenance of way and strutures. 14316268 133107468 7.6 6734705 6840457 23845411 81648443 25345781 24077726 55985897 51 960 862 7.6 8 38383 697 17
Maintenance of equipment --- .. 265863591 245153447 8.4 9119988 8787 948 5179768 47574899 58398996 49 373 1193050 S 10638 59 5 1. *8 170406 519i18
Traffic -----..........-------..----.........545484 34569086 3.6 866847 868 303 5798110 5803637 5965784 5 01639 1 6306 1 183736 9 2.1 1531357 149737
Transportation-Rail line .................... 490407371 453375732 8.2 21687882 80 18 739 100704185 91436566 104052 195 3384 013 226384 36 204 798 10.7 20080903 1718031
Tr naportation-Water line-..................-.......... 3 080 895 1559 015 33.5-
Mlscellaneous operations--......-.................... 12 787 407 118 71 759 7.7 781747 666 738 264 5 8 148 536 2596 770 8a 31 16 58334 5 1386 080 8.9 301307 86503
General- --................ .................... 43543478 42789280 1.8 186 455 181736 795066 791776 79 78 7436 365 7 42 3TS 17 2 88 1714 413 4 213888 8048 48
Transportation for investment-Cr............. 1 027907 87 337 17.0 1373 1916 49113 38181 174270 89065 824756 69108 85.3 96 395 6 411
Railway operating expenses-.......-..-...... 992271731 921547450 7.7 40938 185 39 197531 192314 85 176489186 203615561 181776332 436867998 397468989 9.9 49505043 43 133 74
Net revenue from railway operations............... 315149 847 258344423 28.0 13958596 13681808 59079036 49845609 69572578 56471911 14 610 810 1199 8721 1.9 36713 88?7 88 81
Railway tax acrual........................... 122849838 113851765 7.9 4455830 4868504 28888632 81951961 5834401 039071 5198063 488 953 7.7 1131090 66
Railray operating income .-.............- 192300609 144492658 33.1 9508766 9353704 36790404 87893648 44336177 34433840 90629347 71679198 86.4 85408997 14491189
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ......- -.... ....... 3645053 31599306 3.3 2 31573 a 297994 8 165615 7731543 5019 118 3 880385 15 49706 13909 93 11.4 d 156 04 44
Joint facility rent-Dr. balanoe--........................ 10725582 11609660 7.6 1735777 1 806000 8117318 2819868 3199607 2 313 348 6032 703 4633 910 49 40
Net railway operating income................ 148 929974 101883692 47.0 5454416 5248710 26507871 17948 237 37117452 81239113 69079139 51430060 34.3 86707954 14995987
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -...-. 75.9 78.1 74.6 74.8 76.5 79*0 74.5 763 75.4 76.B 57.4 6 .7
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 67752935 67262500 .7 2018975 2098337 12066767 181038635 15374780 15184714 29 360462 89386914 .1 5 573 034 522940
Pay roll taxes ........ 37325742 33444163 11.6 1576 268 1386 031 7 51571 6483847 7 698887 6583746 16 56780 14393 24 14.6 1758986 1501719
All other taxes-.......................................... 85523496 80407602 6.4 2879568 2886473 15037061 15528114 17537514 15455335 35454143 33868918 4.7 9551304 6499943

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western Ditrict
Item
Percent Percent
19e0 ______ incre__e_______________________________
190 1939 increase 19W0 1939 1940 1939 1940 199 190o 19 19"0 199 increase

Miles of road operated at close of mont...... 3898 38440 a 0.4 44368 44497 45684 45818 56344 56380 29217 29 360 131849 131 58 A
Revenues:
Freightt 1...........47 838 069 135 8882 618 8.4 827 2583 572 $196351698 $110571 657 $99302416 186 307 013 172 605199 85 210 364 681 651 306 $382094 3 58 91 9.1
Passenger.....................................8.... 056 8 16 337 -630 13.3 23358 99 80981913 8663901 8 70 7468 22554625 22395433 5906372 3 5522687 37149a1:4
il .............. ......................... 4681146 4618936 1.3 66 Ol4 44981686 39831500 3903936 7644481 740378 a 74468 2695 260 1437163 14004099 3.
S4901 509 91 4 8 7 6 158 24 13439728 331 2913 1346587 1 6703? 6528 71 6 16714 5.9
e...........................................3643991 4051038 d 11 4046474 9
al other operating revenues-.................... 5 964 785 5 666091 7 14316 6 66136 6042241 5481498 9256730 8673600 422008 3 863174 195 19 05 17 960 3 8.7
Railway operating revenues r....-....--... 1 095519 168956397 8.0 368313849 234188482 130996855 118915482 229208577 214 3982 4 99430089 94999 464 49 629 51 46 307 734 .3
Expenses: 1337174 !l i i 4i
tenace of y and structures............ 0 839 637 198 7469 8.1 2 9 1680 8680 896 17414043 16501221 27 199997 25 020 94 13454725 13 7741 5 8068 765 5489 946 5.
Maintenance of cquipent................-............. 3200 11.6 5 9332 4 01688 27 69861 273187 94 47 96179 46046479 18359538 18260571 93625578 8 96774 8.
Traffic.a oe......... in. .........- ---. ..... -548144 531840 48 7014401 67816577 47006864 4031193 8010354 77034015 3791914 37 39246 15809139 15730 640 *.
Transportation-Rail line........--...........66 411 468 614554300 8.1 86492371 70643 461 53 998221 52 03 313 87 305 809 83 58328 36 226 708 34536352 177 893 7 170 1513 93 4.
Miscellaneous operations (perc...-.... ---...... 1975741 1657 923 19.2 876948 1980954 1163053 o1140 034 2988177 296 455 18724236 4923 117 46830783 3.8
General.-...------...--....----- .. ...------ 6363310 6041453 3.7 8418592 8063996 5109221 5003443 85U6630 8334231 424614 4203197 17868000 17506 1 1.6
Transportation for investent-Cr ...14......... 11917 2 14989 d20.2 15 567 175 IT700 177 830 176902 212511 284 798 197 33 171 835 5878 335












T/ Does not inolude Boiton 6 Albany, the r--nue2 and expenss of which are inola ed. wlth aw York Cental returned in reat La es Region.
Rsailway operating expenses-........--.......... 136-586 049 125517598 8.8 186087 092 166650878 109183413 10585106 18347530 174919055 76657698 74663508 369316641 35543356889 3.9
Net revenue from railway opetion.................. 45 513470 43 038 699 5.8 82 286 77 65531 0 21 813 44 13 064 396 45 727 047 39473793 22 772 391 20335 96 9031 880 7 874145 3.9
Railway tax accruals .................16258080 15392954 5.6 7568370 394 616 13095803 12901984 2 497992 21901935 7706210 7393 694 4330000 42197613
Railway operating income.............-............. .29255390 2 745 745 5.8 54658387 42136934 8717639 162412 23229055 17571858 15066181 129423 62 47 01875 306766 53a3.3
Equipment rents-Dr. balance............................... 3636688 383432 A 070645 841409 3093467 3072956 7869394 7425088 4114041 4349931 1507690 1447975 1.5
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-----.... -- 668024 8092 179 100 139903 742754 785 652 1718467 1897562 12825359 1288209 3743 397143.
Net railway operating income................... 24950688 23000911 6.5 51658 642 37996498 4 881418 d 3 696196 13641194 8249208 9669581 7304122 26193193 11 867 134 137.8
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)---- 75.0 74.5 1 69.4 73.0 83-3 89.0 80.0 181.6 77.1 78-6 00.4 83-0 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses- 881536688 8 191283 d 163 727 582 13304763 7 317832 7317 733 12 841 377 12782939 4 505 742 4 5301 51 4 664 51 24 630 .1
Pay roll taxes--.................9- -------51-------------------------5 70 -4536737 13.1 6888556 603446 414674 3962863 6818387 6330309 2945355 2718921 13911466 3 13 69
All other taxes....-..-..................---------- ...... 11128510 10856227 .5 20679814 17356170 8949079 8939121 15679605 15571626 4760855 4674773 29389539 2915 8520 .7
/ Does not include Doston &Albany, the revenuee and expenses of whioh 1are inolued with eNow ork Central returned in Great Lake Region.
Represents an avel e of the sileae reported at the close of each aonth within the period.
d Decrease, defllt or other revere items.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiledfrom 133 monthly reports revees rad expedes representing 137 Clas I team railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR FOUR oMorS ENDED WIH APRIL, 1940 AND 1939














Subject to revision


UNIV, OF FL LIU,




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U.S. DEPOeTOBY


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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


MAY 1940
HAY 1940


Comped from 1 monthly reporItm ofrevemad epal rermetis 137 Cmlas I stanm ii ays
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR THE MDrTH OF MAY, 1940 AND 199

tdUnitedStstt New Engand Reaong/ Great eke Region Central Estern Region Estern Ditretr Pocahonts Region
Item
190 1 Percent Percent
1_19__ increase 19510 1939 1910 1939 1910 1939 191% 199 increase 190 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month .... 32819 233530 0. 6714 6764 26 139 26 221 24 521 4 591 57374 57576 0 6 063 6 057
Revenues:
Freight ......................................... .................. --- 284 634 132 *243640918 094672 3 *918 09 51 679 287 *44 243 442 58658 444 043 411091 119 805 014 98840642 21.2 $22 334 006 12268 773
Passenger..............................----- ....... 9741537 31758 2 5083 21302 5827887 6 298 67 69 7 902479 166013 1813475 607609 557701
Mail......... 8 6 449 2297 76176 541 1h331 634 1323351 1 4 807 1403 4 319307 3 776 251 3 244025
Expr1ess-- - -- -- 5 728 8 5 3 .
AloExpressr op.........r.....t..........g.....re. 5633224 5738035 300 05 252026 1154 600 1 063 691 938 18 8707033 2 392 303 2186 450 9.4 136 998 115644
All other operating revenue........................ 14996905 13268002 767263 79495 321101 3141052 3398300 2604463 7397654 6540472 13.1 539172 264277
Railway operating revenues .................. 343362 247 302 617948 13.5 13446 85 134255 63205 509 56 070 193 72737 026 59394967 149 389 420 128 887 815 15. 23849668 13470420
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.................. 44 175476 41 26 338 5.6 1 941 476 2 L7412' 7050 51 6263994 7 3984 6557574 16 32151 14695697 9.6 2 277311 16918
Maintenance of equipment............................... 6541996 5922050 10.5 22 4 684 8 I 13 1246107 10649270 1332 9840 11 5438 78 2 025594 24 431661 14.7 4 95 66 324599
Transaporttion--Rail n119 27 375 113 391 4453 5.5 5208092 517 7908 23997 18 22426 344 25412573 23704798 54 617 548 51319050 6.4 5053946 3821 62
Transportation-ater line ......... 60 47 43851 38.1 -
Miscellaneous operations ............... ............. 2968 99 2928 245 1-4 175 564 156 771 5305684 500784 643 $36 626933 1349984 1284 488 .1 70 661 66 050
General o in me ...................... 11 009 1079 877 .0 467 14 445 97 1 985 777 1956674 19720 0 1 799 728 4 425 746 4 202 99 5.3 57 221 500 509
Transportation for investment-Cr .... 390 459 372 06 4. 439 1675 14 260 10357 25 947 14 096 40 646 26 128 5.6 31 93 11376
Railway operating expenses ........................ 52802621 237411054 36. 10305421 10387064 47532171 43305760 50257894 45738315 108095486 99431139 8.7 12679693 9758226
Net revenue from railway operations............ 90559626 65 206894 38. 3141 464 3 035591 15673 338 1 764 433 22479 132 13 652 41293 914 29 456 67 40.2 1 19975 3712194
Railway tax aooruals........................... 329814 2 79 37 14. 1095 32 1063389 5710189 5573066 7 328 762 6 11 1 14 134 297 12 754 73 10. 3240497 1659 380
Railway operating income .............. 5761 478 36 447 523 5.* 2046 136 1972 202 9 963149 7 191367 15150 350 7538 334 27159637 16701903 62.6 7 949 478 2052814
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ............................. 7 783 771 8 199 18 l 483 05 523 051 1789 742 1703 6907 1343513 1001 376 36165650 I32261,8a 1.0 6 2790? d 010
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance......................... 900880 3074964 417606 448452 539 e1 6i15 858 656427 625 9 1613 I 51 1693 541 a 10.7 flTgt
Net railway operating income.................. 47076827 25172741 7.0 114 227 1000699 7634289 4871812 13150410 5907717 81 929926 11780228 6.2 8097 421 2000833
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)..... 73.6_ 76.5 76674 75.21 772 4 5 71 2 69.1 7%.0 72.4 77.1 53.1 72.4
Depreciation included ain operating expenses 17139012 16 882694 1 7 507 98 50 402 3028 586 302 849 3946866 3 879 2 37 74 3450 7 425 488 .6 1403 773 1 4951
Pay roll taxes 9 532 538 8 544 776 18, 7 39%64 1 82 85 1 836]tB164 70916 : 61243 49 1 9 51 4
All other taxes o.. 2324.5.6101 20214593 is 15. 738 35647 1828656 1586245 18058869 16524-0,0 4105316 3592492 14.3 469 91 242g038
Al ala others taxes..............0 23945 61 20 214 593 t* 70537 709 742 3881533 3986821 5 439 913 4465718 1002981 9162581 9.1 700906 1317342

Southern Region Southern Ditrict Northwatemrn Region Central Westen Region SoutheOstes Region Weston Dictriet
Item
RatoPercent Pernent
194o 19?9 rease 190 1939 194a0 1939 1940 199 1940 1939 190 1939 inrease

Miles of road operated at close of month 38287 38415 i 0.37 44360 44472 45680 45807 56 320 56 326 29095 29349 131 095 131 482 d 0.
Revenues:
freight ..................---- 37 096 051 633.3013393 11.4 59430057 45 570166 *36063 272 $31630685 (48746401 47 C62 396 *20588788 *20537029 105399061 99230 110 6.2
3senger. 3202181 3 05428 2181273 2298469 5783301 6280109 1365791 1431085 9330365 100090663
Mail.-........... -- ....- .............-- 1170250 1150771 1.7 142 33 19479 1042746 1026183 2004429 196065 694084 96 7 3741259 364
Eairesse---....... ...................--. 1035272 13289954 -2-. 1172270 1445596 545572 564167 1108461 1089798 414618 4426 22 2068651 2 096 7687
All other operating revenues .. ......... 1296154 1 27 699 1835 326 1 542176 2444 725 1819 71 222 173 2355950 1 037017 1 003689 5 763 15 5 179 354
Railway operating revenues-.................... 43799906 40094574 9.2 67 669 76 53564994 42278188 37339219 59924765 58714318 24100298 241111602 126303231 120165139 5.1
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-....-... 5620230 3 127 347 9.6 7897 541 6 82 2653 7 155 72 7 401250 9045 791 9044 349 3754895 3658777 19956 414 20104376 d .7
Maintenance of equipment............................... 9 249 342 7 931 760 1.6 13644 98 11 177 72 7 163 11 7000377 12025433 11951177 4 560833 4659 542 23 74931 23611096
Traffic ..............................- ..1 6 1 271 91 4.7 I 728 564 1 647 8 1101 754 14113 628 2218924 2 14 852 941633 953757 4262311 4216 237 1.1
Transportation-Rail line..... ............. 15676033 14738112 6.4 20729 1 18620274 13676145 13263010 21821590 21517174 8782111 8671935 44279 46 4342119 1.9
Transportation-Water line................ 605471 438515 605471 438615 3.1
Miscellaneous operations............................... 29820 25960 14.9 36891 325657 275085 306 072 790966 824 245 18404 187783 1250093 1 31 10
General................................................ 1 722 9 15411 .0 209490 2041 79 1271255 1362 66 2177995 2129631 1044697 1053900 4493947 4545899 I
Transportation for investment-Cr ............ 4 00 5609 d 1. 75393 66 985 4736 67065 136 013 160245 53671 51645 274420 278955 .
Railway operating expenses........................ 33704399 30814302 9.4 46384092 405725268 305 346 30379640 48550157 47 893698 19214540 19134049 98323043 97 4073 78 .9
Net revenue from railway operations.................... 10095 509 9280272 8 2120544 12992466 111719842 6959579 11374608 10 e0 620 4885 75 4977553 27 980B20 2277752 22.9
Railway tax accruals .... ...................... 4151917 3684889 12.7 7392414 5344269 936315 3424944 5419034 5 337 181 1896068 1898204 11271437 10660329 5.7
Railway operating income-..................... 5943592 5 595383 6.2 13893070 7648197 7 763527 3534635 5955 574 5 463 439 2999 670 3079349 16 708771 12097423 38.1
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .--..---.-- 873627 1045186 1.4 61570 9685084 62896 7302 16 1961986 2 167 053 906 609 10 89 39 3591 491 3986 608
Joint facility rent-Dr. balanOce .... ..............59 216 3 301 723 328366 308 010 216 234 352003 500430 325993 3368II 986006 1053 049
Net railway operating inome.................... 4878206 4 33 914 1.6 197 627 6334747 6 772 621 2508185 3641 585 2 15956 1 77? 068 1 653 625 12171274 7 057 766 72.6
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)......._. 77.0 76.9 6 75.7 72 1.4 81.0 $3.6 79.7 79.4 77.8 61.1
Depreciation included in operating expenses-. 2056833 2042400 .7 3460606 3 327351 1843 945 1Oi1175 3 244 540 3 183 726 11 6471 1 134 954 6214 956 6 129 855 1.4
Pay roll taxes ............. --......-.....----.-... 1264364 1 142 2-0 10.7 1 72, 55 1484 92 11a6896 1077978 18 042 1687763 738 329 702 247 3723 3 467 98 7.4
All other taxes... 2887553 2542629 13.6 5665469 3689971 2799419 346 96 3 590992 3649418 1157759 1 195 957 ? 848 170 7 192 4 49
o/ Does not Inolude Boston e Albeny, the rvenus and expenses of whioh are la5eol nth Lew o Oentral returns In Gert brakes elon.
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Depreciation included in operatingexpense.... 8491946 84 145194 .9 12 5SI 2618739 1509833 15189718 I 19381586 190039,1 684391 36 408 9 397 81
Pay roll taxes....................... ............. 467880 41988941 1 1964083 1739 678 90802t 6 010098 9 587 76 886347 20638036 17988117 14. 21877
Allother taxe......................... ... 108769106 10068 195 8.1 3587103 3 92 815 18918594 19 14 935 289774827 19981048 4548 184 43088192 5. 12338210 817885


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

1910 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 190 1939 1940 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month....... 38 96 38 435 0.4 44 360 44 498 45 6*8 45 816 56 338 56 366 89 1s7 89 58e 131 807 131 548 42 d.
Revenues:
Freight................................. ...14334180 $169184011 9.0 6887 013 689 241981864 146638 59 $130933 101 $3 053 414 21.9GT 67 95 105 79 158 602 188 335 48748 095 $458 789 031
Passenger............................................... .......... 823777 1 64 1 111 27369 3434 1170 84 7 1 8 2 7 328674 7 69377 4641 3 66 3
Maintennl .... ep..............m.. ............. 44986 39 97 18.6 1 8 79 44 34838 46 34 9311 96"e1 34 88980371 82980 116 4 498 15 8
Traffos..... -------...... -4..... .............6........ 14 3 6503 s 48 1 883116 14691 47 469541003 007144 19 8 907 96 .
Other operating revenues0. 9 ... ........... 8807 10 8 698 9 g 8 408 5 86743 6 58 109187399 151 00 8 4 5008 I 43 80 8 85 84 8 5 0
Railway operating revenues ...6.................. 2 895487 208 650 871 8 335 983435 287 747 416 173 275 043 156 354 641 2869 127 34 273107 166 123 530 387 119 11"1 066 585 93 771 541 472 673 6.8
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-..-........... 826459 3 84403 06 8.4 6370i 61 331 079 161 24 569 771 328 471 36 845 788 34065333 17 39 620 17030513 78 085 179 749983 4.0
Maintenance of equipment.............................. 44 975863 39 9317 18 4572 5 79 449 34 638' 976 34 891 % 59681 618 5? 99? 656 286909 371 22 O 113 1 7 374 959 115 836870 1.9
Traffic................................................ 814 09 6 5 403 5 7489 6 40 0618 514a 10 3918 9 s553 47 35 47 469 003 80071443 19690077 1.9
Transportation-Rail line........................... 8 087 501 76 193 84 7.7 107 2* 3$3 97 63 735 67 674 366 652 896 *3 109127 299 105100 468 45 008819 43208 187 21 810 584 13 605 OT7 3.9
Transportation-Water line..... -........ 6...68 366 1997 0 2 66 366 1 997 34.
iscellaneous operations.................. ... 74001 1 1730 8. 64 69 848 11 1438 13 1 446106 3779143 3780700 95 989 918019 6 177 810 6 138 .
Gneral................... ................... 783757 756823 3.4 10 sU688 101 7 6 380496 636811 10 6468a 10463868 5 P90 46 5 57 097 22 35 947 2 86 770 1
Transportation for investment-Cr.... 1681 6t 804.68 a9 0. 30960 43885 868 86 842967 348584 44504 850 894 83 480 68 004 91 8490
Railway operating expenses .............. 170886448 156331900 89 838471 14 309 83 400 139741 759 136 830 666 232 085 687 s28 s 753 95 878 238 93 797 557 467 639 684 452 840976 3.3
Net revenue from railway operations............ 5608 79 52318971 O.3 1003518841 78884016 33533884 8 008975 57101 655 5094413 27658149 5 313509 118 93 088 95 6318 97 3.
Railway tax accooals................................. 0409997 1907784 349074 88 388 170589118 138698 27917 086 27839116 9 60298 9891 98 54571443 58857948 3.8
Railway operating income-..................-- 35198982 33 411806 .9 68 551 457 49 78131 16481 166 3697047 29184629 83055897 18055 851 16081 11 63 721 646 42773955 49.0
Equipment rents-Dr. balance-....--................ 4 510315 4 880038 t 8686 36 3886493 3776 363 3803 178 9 831 380 9598141 5020650 5 439870 18 68 393 18 834583
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance....-......... 859773 1016265 B 183083 1687 93 1050764 100186 070470 2 397992 1 6U8 552 1 64594 4729786 5 084 47
Net railway operating inoome................. s 8 894 87 334 885 9s1 64 634 869 44 331 845 11654039 d 1108 011 17 282779 11065 164 11486 649 8957 747 40363467 18 914900 113.4
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)..... 75.4 74.9 69.8 78.T 806 87.8 80.3 81.6 77.6 78.7 79.8 .6
Depreciation included in operating expenses- 1081051 10834883 .8 17188188 16 635 114 9161777 9188 908 16 085 916 15966 665 563213 5665105 30 879 906 30 76078 .4
Pay roll taxes.... ............................ 63994 5678986 18.6 81 S1t t 742 5303620 5040841 6646429 8018 07 3683684 3481 168 17633733 16 480 0
All othertaxes-..... ..... 14016063 13 398857 4.6 2 48814 11748498 11286007 19270597 19281044 5918614 5870730 36937709 363778 614

r oes not include Boston A Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are Inoluded with New Xork Central returned in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
Deorease, deficit or other reverse items.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Complbd from 133 monthly reports da rvmea and epe reprenting 137 Clam I steam railway
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR PIE MOfITHS NDED WMIT MAY. 1940 AND 1939














Subject to re1/on




Subject to revision


UNIV. OF FL LIB.






U.S. DEPOSITORY


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Comaid m 1 3 lt3 y mpmtlie ommm, ed lpmpn opt ml 137 Cit eI tm ranh iw
(SWITCING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR Tim MOIN OF AlJU. WI AD IM0


united Stat New Engiend BRegioa Oema tbae Regi Conal Bserni B e EmUe Dstriet Phoas Beon
Item

_190 19r9 nrosu 1940 1939 1940 1919 1910 1939 1 1940 1939 i3on 1940 1939
miles of o ad operatd at aloe of onth.._... 232786 233399 a 6 715 6 748 26131 26218 24521 24590 57367 57556 0.3 6063 6057
Revenues: I
'Freigt .......................--.......... (180" 659 838 (255763196 9.7 8 867896 86272781 ( 881 428 (43639711 61113379 049 438 49 1120 862703 101 350986 19.3 t21542285 19214069
r.........................-.... 436 0835 124 710113 787 71 9479992 1 166 01 19497464 21199712 6608 627 957
8.. .................081 122 795017480 370 093 371259 130 498 1314 76 1401299 1 35537 3074890 3041509 234079 227558
mlrem ........ 9.30.5 2291 01.1..................................o... 4 338 917 507 5070 480 5 93 7970
other pern ......................796 797 14 390 87 i 8 293 705 262 910 1 056266 26 01979 825 540 68 00 2175511 2170710 .2 99 861 109054
th-- I 796 79 13908 84575 1440 3297 110 3 057 96 3613 954 2 90 78 7756939 6799 521 14.1 520 198 425 934
Railway operating revnm.................... 344812806 321616 73 7.2 1: 285 928 12917514 63647415 56906249 76434164 6473867b 153367507 134562438 14.0 23057274 20604572
Expenses:
l.nteonace of wa nd truoture..... 45 305 125 4437967 2.1 1982688 215190 7 15572 6613677 7947 408 667803 17068666 15443105 10.5 2212387 1962612
iainteance or qup t............ 6584 16 6182394 045950 2 14 5 12 455 326 11382059 1 041 066 12946 1 29542 342 2647156 11.6 4248737 3 988036
Trff............................... 310523 9156144 1.7 229632 260362 1547600 1544445 1655585 151992 53432817 3324729 3.3 407967 390247
Trasportat ll ...............313.... 17538613 1150680 4.5 4947297 4887 194 23458209 21693073 25659988 2339998: 54065494 49980254 8.2 4860175 4484423
Tramportatl -Water ln3........ 582393 406o380 7.7 ..--
r.ieco.ianunoprei..eratio.............. e.... 31 97812 1209757 0 163 845 154190 581 22 557 71 654 85 651577 3199 893 1363 479 2.7 65 26 59730
General ......................... .........-.........-.. 11121344 10726008 3 453193 444582 1983817 1971584 2175071 1818949 4612081 4235513 8.9 5386869 524893
Transportation for ietet-Cr.............. 422251 453497 N.o 902 744 2061 42823 6950 1318 39913 56749 29 21931 6775
Raillayioperatingl xpene............. 252 461 728 241 785 658 4.4 9 821 703 10 C40 729 47132686 43719727 53126 893 47 O0144 110081382 100761699 9.2 12 311 260 11 403 166
iet revenue fro railway operation... .. 92 351078 79 831 077 13.7 3464225 2876 7855 16514 ~29 13 186522 23307 171 17 73723 43286 125 33800539 28.1 10746014 9201406
Riay tax coal............ 34177.427 29498145 1.9 10855 1 3 1 35440 6110292 528699 775192 609605 1494876 1 1660196 1.1 3736364 2565921
Railway operating Ice ....... ......... 58173651 50332932 1.6 2 377672 1 41345 10404 437 7657 23 1 5555248 11641 17 2 337 357 21 140343 34.0 7009650 6635485
Rquipent rent--Dr. balaneo-........ .-7814409 58192465 529875 460264 1977858 1812273 1551146 1161976 4058879 3 4344 13042 1 a1
il 1114660 1153696 23487 16125 1 10267 1892 30 161 76518.7 3501 1
MJoit facility rent-Dr. balnoe 2 ...........9802 2 973 659 428 205 455 85 475 877 514963 707538 546 03 1611 62 1516843 6.2 129638 107174
Net rilway operating ioome ........... 47419440 3916678 21.1 1 419 592 925 231 7950702 5330587 13296864 9933 378 2 666 858 16 189196 40.0 7317563 6535 822
Ratio of expenDe to rvenem (percent) .... 73.2 75.2 73.9 77.7 74.1 76.8 69.5 72.6 71.8 74.9 53.4 55.3
Depreolatlon inole0ed in opeti epe_.e 17142753 16805486 2.0 508 346 517637 3032063 3020741 3904143 382263 7444572 7 361 C09 1.1 1406317 1285891
I roll t8xe68.......... ................ 0 7417 .4 387 311 344642 1812263 1621724 1931159 1709688 410 73 367625 12.4 444 211 402 21
Allother tes............. ................... 24 709122 207607281 19.0 699242 690798 4 29029 3906975 5 20 764 4 38 16 1081035 8 983941 204 329215 216300

Sootber Regon Southe Ditrict Northwntra Rs egi Cetnl Wm Regions SouLthwmten Region Wretera Dietrict
Item
Percent IPercent
1900 193 Increse5 1940 I939 1910 1939 919 01 19 31 1939 increase

liles of road operated at cloe of uontb......... 38280 38412 L0.3 44 343 44 469 45 675 45 760 56 306 56 307 29095 29 307 131 076 131374 d 0.2
: ...........................3992511 32620179 42 55534796 51 34 248 34 997 007 32 31 05 8 972 710 49 962 22 20 292 622 20 276 228 104 262 339 102 577962 16
er .............................................. 3488481 33298 4.7 4 149 32 961 25 329 894 4246 7491 406 23 33 1568036 108 723 12289336 13275052
PMela....... ...... ..................... 1114 660 11 96 4873 1361254 1 017648 1 02671 1892 302 184540 747543 680 159 3657493 3550411
.............................. ......................... 560 025 773680 659886 882 734 441 26 565395 820504 1 15705 241990 297620 1 50 52 2020065
1 3 other op2r2tln2 re16u5..............2............. 1276630 1225524 1796828 16514 2717556 219584 1 499887 2676337 1025587 1067637 6243030 59398 5
Railway operating rmnue ....................... 40432 307 390863177 3.4 63489581 59690949 42403131 39535442 61676809 6389783j 23875778 23930367 127955718 127363348 .5
xpeaieace of way nd tresture4.........67 5482 171 300 6. 7694 74 7 133912 7364373 7780'735 9532379 10058 242 3644 831 3963 678 20541583 21802655
maintennce of equipent...... .... 616125 799814 8.5 12864862 11927850 7 12425 6849732 11925172 1198196 4391558 462125 23440965 23452976
Tnlfi............................. 1 28 98 1 296 865 2.5 1 7368 952 1 687 112 1 115 18 1 083 580 2091 749 2 112 9 933 817 947 57 4 140 754 4 144 530
Transportatioa-Rail e.... 14 701 25 14 166 167 3.8 19 561 434 18650590 13489142 13 317 41 21932 574 220126 oi 489 969 8545678 43 911 685 43 875 956
T oaor-tlon--ater e -- -- -- -- 562393 408 38 562 39 408 380 37.7
Tlac.nelle--u- operatiena 301643 240879 25.2 366879 300 608 355047 38349 883 768 967 22 192225 194951 1431040 1545669 7.4
General ... 160919 1542594 4.3 2147884 067487 128695 1259152 206582 208977 100864 1074 417 4200
Transportation for inve .tent-Cr --------------- 72 407 81653 12 94 338 86428 425 568 6 718 174 4 1 8 52 28 068 82082 288 O 4 5 320
Raillay operatingle *xpm....................._ 31967287 30275 966 5.. 44278547 41679132 30 b87 112 30606385 46819491 49472917 16695196 19265325 96101799 99344627 1.
et reene from railway operations-..... 8465020 8810411 4 .9 19211034 16011817 11816019 8929057 12857318 14424622 5180562 4665042 29853 919 28018721 6.5
Rilay tax accr 7 03................................... 814152 346712 7 5051 6033047 -423 85 3392404 5 5286 5484010 1885430 1928488 11678 143 10804902 8.1
Railway operating iBom....................._.._ 4650848 5343285 A3.0 11660518 11978770 7 576166 5536653 7304458 8940612 3295152 2736554 18175776 17213819 5.6
quipnt rent-Dr. balance602............57........... 60278 719217 165234 711706 724100 755933 190234 2295033 963851 995509 3 b90 296 4046 .75
Joint fatlity rent-Dr. balance.................... 21356 270823 60994 377997 217 718 249697 417335 511191 332135 317931 967188 1078819
et railway operatn inooe ........... 3816727 4353 245 1.3 11134890 10889067 6634348 4 531 025 4 984 776 6 134 368 1999 166 1423114 13618292 12088525 12.7
Ratio of expenses to reven*sn (percent) ......_ 79.1 7./7.5 69.7 69.8 72.1 77.4 79.2 77.4 6 78.3 80.5 76.7 78.0 -
Depreciation included in operating expoes.... 2 048604 204408 .4 3454921 326 29 1853 576 16817 35 3 264 691 3 171 0 1 24 '995 1129 61 6243 260 61117 2.0
Pay roll tax..--..... ..... ........... 1208205 1115232 8.3 1652 41 1517353 1 48300 1096 23 1815639 1748056 721217 699 530 3685156 3543609 40
l other taxe--...... .................. ... 2605 947 235194 10.8 5 898100 4515 694 3091553 22961 8 7 37221 3735954 1164213 1 22958 7992987 7 261 093 10.1

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United State New Engl]nd Region / Great Lk" Region Centrl Eastrn Region Eatern District Poehontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 19,40 1939 19410 1939 192 1939 1940 1939 increase 1940 1939

it1es of rad operated at lose of month-..... 283937 233605 0.3 6717 6778 26145 26221 24525 24603 57387 7 602lt A 0.4 6064 6057
Revelnues:
reht .1.. 637 997 724 1453092186 18.7 56359543 653285608 $309040640 $269924381 0338298682 (280779102 $703698865 $603969091 165 *184881794 (91951988
Pasnger.------------- --------- --19691931 1980839 6 16636977 17366632 3778631 39288440 52263326 53158314 106686418 109807386 -8 4228891 3769941
Mal- ---------- ------ --- 48888279 4797588 9856745 2247182 7777705 7 733565 8640040 8438421 18674517 18419108 1471827 1448 83
ro.. --- .....26 99 305 27859806 I : 13 56s 129.2 8 582704 5038418 4420545 4473610 11044116 10805360 8a2 613859 60164
Other operating84 803498 76990280 .i 4979803 4986814 18414482 1733 373 187367 3 15532438 48131023 37851025 11.3 8608901 1910857
Railwmy operating revenues..........-..... 1995596 635 1804186557 106 81 629 594 79 158908 378 46 814 3393111774 422359331 362381885 888835139 780851 970 13.0 133 145 278 99701117

lMantsoe of a and structur232643288 219313478 6. 1058869 10445976 30034 84 34520114 4062 8 85 37 31 3388 89 316 088 8a 29,898 8.5 18 a18e810 10 639 747
57t, oo o226 782d ,366o6 3o2 4...............2 4 4 770 ,17 6 6o 98 691
Maintenance otl 3eqme97126788 366886358 84 1345 .56 13169 16 7670482 6960569 8676390 744570 17668681 1 18.5 28 50789 22 430155
Traffic -54151 352 529134826 -3 1375374 1414066 8866677 8867133 9 17187 874152 19 459 38 19 08471 8.3 2 36023 2255955
Tranpdrtation--lRal l: ------------------- 6 727 578300 679273 977 7.1 31783271 30893841 148164518 135 555983 155124456 1394288 00 335072245 305878624 9.5 29995026 2554 616
Transportation-Water line....-......................... 3 24 759 2 405G9 0 35.0 ... .;
Miscllnsoo op nations -1895426 18 009760 52 1061156 977 699 3 376638 3 07021 3895430 39136 83318 77606 43710 390 811
General ----- ---- 65674.006 64305163 L1' 2788797 2708241 11927661 11850034 11584256 11434949 26300714 25602824 2.7 3209.192 3 067944
Transportation for investment-Cr............... 1 840618 1 703903 8.0 2714 4335 95434 91301 207168 56 344 305 316 151980 100.9 150219 44 568
Railway operating expensoes........-.... 1497536082 1400744163 6.9 61065309 59685384 286979110 263514613 307000449 274516.091 655044866 597656028 9.6 74495996 64294666
Net revenue from railway operations 498060553 403382394 23.5 20564265 19533564 91267104 75796564 115358882 87 65794 227 190271 18319594 824.0 5 649276 35406 451
Railayt txaooral..................... 190884222 178109281 10.9 6637709 6367333 34196587 33053787 41289041 34253445 82123337 73674505 11.5 18287151 12286963
Railway operating income...............---......- 307176331 231273113 32.8 13986576 13166851 57070517 42748837 74069841 53612349 145066934 109581437 32.5 40362125 23179488
equipment rents-Dr. balance-- .----.------------ 48243233 47991609 3325753 3281309 11933415 11847513 7913777 6043531 23172945 20572 53 12.6 a4 15a 1 Lj 106 07
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ------------------ 16566264 17658285 al68 25581588 2710302 3132313 3350690 3563578 3488610 9277473 9549608 a D 70 303
Net railway operating income................ 242366834 165623 819 46.3 8019235 7174 640 42 004 789 86144634 62592498 44000808 112616516 79 399.488 41.8 42 122938 23538842
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)...--- 75.0 77.6 74.8 75. 75.9 77.7 72.7 75.8 74.2 76.5 56.0 64.8
Deprecation included in operating eenes 102054700 100949683 .1 3035319 3136376 18127456 18149454 23125729 22886584 44288484 44112414 A 8383924 7683782
Payrolltaxes. -- ...... 56346584 50786359 11.1 2351364 2084320 10892490 9631816 11 18914 9946 36 24762768 2166837 14.3 2662 788 8 245878
All other taxes.-------_-----------. 134537638 121382982 10.8 4286345 4283013 23304097 23481911 29770127 24 07 09 57360569 32012133 10.3 15624363 9981085

Southern Region southern Ditrict Northwatern Region Cental Wetern Region Southweter Region Western District
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939 119 1939 194 1939 inoreae

Miles of road operated at close of month.. ... 38289 38431 24 44353 44 488 45681 45 807 56 332 56359 29 184 29 349 11 :97 : 131 515
FRevniht ...es 218 36631 201804190 8.28 342548425 2937561128 181632536 163852606 (284026124 (269649884 6126091774 (182464563 (591750434 $555366993 6.6
FPsnigr....----- .......----- ..---- -.27259190 24785485 10.2 31488081 28495426 14075068 14489163 35829332 36915925 8840219 8562495 58744619 59905583 --
l.nger....-----------------.. 6966055 6903404 ,9 8437882 8352837 6042894 5958831 11541212 11173308 4186285 4072396 21770391 21204535 .7
ros ---- -----. ------------- 52 38 282 46, 1655 5852147 67748 20 27 2 7154 712 36 5368693 5559761 2005195 8 007479 1P 097 04, 1027966 A26
other operating reenes 8537570 8149514 11146471 10059771 11204528 437097 14038790 13707887 6282692 5934500 31526004 29079484
railway operating revenues................ 266327734 247737249 7.5 399473006 347438 366 215678174 195790083 350804151 337004705 147406165 143041433 713 888490 675836 8821 5.6

anenance of way and sttuotures ------- 31942354 29573386 8.0 44760435 40213073 31934144 31683206 45778167 44123575 20854451 20994196 98566 762 96800977 1.8
MainteMnnc o equipmentl...-....-................. 53591380 47877136 11.9 79442177 '70307 291 41957 211 41168833 71 546784 69 979642 27311929 27541571 140815924 138689846
Traffico......--.--------- .8143894 7800680 4.4 10479917 10056575 6223806 6228401 12 321027 1196521 9 56673 4 5640760 242132197 23834380 U6
Transportation-Rail linen .... -.................. 96 788760 90359709 7.1 126783786 315914325 81163508 78613736 131059973 127 113327 53498788 51753.965 8652 269 257481028 3.2
Transportation-Water line-------------------- -- 3248759 2091724059 0 35.0
Miscellaneous operations 2575644- a 5840 19.3 -012 748 2 5490 1898 179.3 1s-97 4 668 911 474747 0 154 11o6970o 760s2o 74494 d o as.O
General --.--------- 944774 9128517 129655966 12195161 7605171 76249 63 12750445 12555633 13561710 6 31182 2671732 26509778 .8
Transportation for investment-Cr 3.....- 88.23079 86 551 L1LO 385298 3311113 348154 31-1685 522888 603563 278962 305562 1150004 1220810 L--.
Railway operating expenses............-.. 202 853 735 186 607 66 8.4 276749731 250902a532 170328871 166837051 280845178 2722865670 114567 434 113 06 882 565741483 552185603 2.5
Net revenue from railway operation 64073999 61189383 4.8 122723275 96635834 45349303 28953032 69958973 64719035 32838731 29978551 148147007 128350618 19.8
Railway tax accals.. 44--------------149 22544969 7.4 42511300 34771932 21291971 19719332 33469886 327 7231 11487.728 11220386 66249-585 6366844 4.1
Railay operatingincome-.......---...--..- 39 49850 38584414 3.3 80211975 61763902 24057332 9833700 36489087 31995909 21351003 18758165 81897422 59987774 36.5
Equipment rents-Dr. balance- ....-....---.----- 5113100 5599255 8. 2 651599 4538196 4 500463 4559105 11733725 11887174 5984501 6434779 2221868 822881058 S
Joint facility rent-Dr. balane----------- 1091129 1297089 L. 1591617 2005392 1268482 1251583 2487805 2909183 1940687 1942525 5696974 6103891 d .
Net railway operating income--.......-..---.. 33645621 31688 070 6.2 75768559 55220312 182883687 3423012 22 267557 17199552 13425815 10380861 53981759 31003425 74.1
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)... ........ 75.9 75.3 69.3 72.2 79.0 85.2 80.1 80.8 77.7 79.0 79.2 81.7
Depreciation included in operating expenes.. 12259125 1274631 20643049 19958413 110153535 10946267 19350608 19137865 6757206 6794784 37123167 36878856 67
Pay roll taxes ..-------------- 7602819 6794 219 11.9 10264927 9040097 6451920 6137064 10462068 9766128 4 404 901 4 120698 21 318889 2 023890 3.0
All other taxes ---------.. 16622010 15750750 75.5 3246373 5731835 14 840051 13582268 23 007818 22 956 998 7082827 7099688 44930696 43638954 3.
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OfOP ATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled fromL m mtitlYn reported imelad esaId spa wn ting 137 Cla I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JLYT,1940 AND 1939

United States New Englad Region / Great Lakes Region Centnal E ern Region Eastern Dtrict Pocahontas Region
Percent Percent
19_10 ___ 1939 increase 1940 1939 19 9 1939 19 19 1940 19)9 increase 1940 1939
Miles of road operated at close of month 252 750 233 338 I $ a 1 6 740 26 129 26 226 84 505 24 57 57 349 543 ..0. 6 063 6 057
Revenues:
Freight ................................$300657911 62659086 125 13.4 9V2349,31 67 894 359 042824 395# 44 437 502 063036765 650054 11 6125 096051 $10208875 21.6 6221559097 $20119564
Passenger 327731789 41 269 2 4 a. 33015 079 3365 278 7153047 044058 100442659 10 9773 20 212391 22 407 73 3 21.6 649791 643073
Mail ..... 2 70 260 .4 3 3 9 124817 123502 1322651 231303 2941201 2917583 233 465 2295750
E ore .-- 95384 ------ 17563 01135 7.5 -1 1 43701
All other operating revenues.......................... 17185 17224 .3 0467 785 77 5 434079 3234 13 90 3459 451 7 47 947 9.4 511 421 418 395
Railway operating reenues................. 6 077 563 32 43852 10.1 13664 992 12 551 600 65202 350 57 465 440 78 701069 6673001 157 568 411 136 747 059 15.2 23601158 21 450463
Expenses:
Mainteneoe of wny and structures.................. 46935400 431086402 8.7 2263056 2 C61 074 7393442 6736608 00 85776 6716 8 186094274 15516049 16.4 2241.530 1 935315
Taic e t .. 6933.0649 61G39743 3.6 2143620 1969192 12924513 11326739 1631-16 1299412$ 31 386449 26 190C66 19.8 429Q802 399963
Msintenance of eqipmt_:. I..: ........... as rro ^ st in Pc 41 s |;j jj .. m 56j I32 83J1 is 6^ 2l.~ s, ,? ^ 44, 2 .q .,02 3.
Trffiio...... .......... 4984 894080 24484 23421 3 150611 2151538 09 04 1 82.7S 340510 270513 1 : 404 483 374 32
Transportation-Rai1 lin.......................... 22 229 685 114 878 27 6.4 193104 4930 SQ 23886100 211859 36 C-164 2370649 95 55 9845 90847553 9.3 4975039 4648082
Transportation-Watr i .---------...................... 573 527 391 658 46;4 .04-.--O --
Miscell'""eusope"rati" s 336868 13-493678 169713 180 5816.15 s842.59 '3430 68781 1 444758 1415897 2.0 610421 58785
General .....................................98 10493507 4511 45739 2006804 1932596 18174 1780521 4427909 417008 6.2 522 6 505799
Transportation for iitt-.Cr ........... 470566 460993 2.1 388 54640 5 3944 3770 37 772 83 459 93554 I 10. 19 864 10829
railway operating .peases .................. 826.98995 241962092 8.3 1047639 90104 42 48 288 45 44 150 405 55 430e,6 47 3$6 ,00 114 194 880 101317 034 12.7 12436 83 11 511 482
Met revenue from railway operations.................... 104078 568 90473760 15.0 3189353 2741058 16 913 705 13315035 23270473 19373 3 43373531 35430025 22.4 11164775 9939001
Railway txaoals ............ .............. 3 143 028 48 18.7 11 044 111 317138 811096 65 5 15366 199 1 880634 19.3 4069761 228 706
Railway operating income............ ..... 6428425 60445 275 13.2 2065 104 1706 861 10 782531 7 997897 15159697 1284467 28 007 332 22549391 224.2 7095014 731 0295
!quipent rents-oDr. ,o.,96 ------806-.....-..+ 8 ...8 4210228 541 844 475 56 19 9218 4 1 84 743 1607062 1 47951 4 141 090 3839 824 7.8 .a3., 6 19698
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .................29 54 303843 44129 464521 5667 569 856 730,880 61054 1 725 846 1644 922 4.9 141242 1O 9
Net railway operattnging ome.... ...........: 57'104 i65 48996611 16.5' 1 081 61 766 727 8 23668 0 5 543 298 12821755 10 754 62C 22140 396 17 .64 645 29.7 7 3385 i6 7508996
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .... 71.6 72.8 1- 6.7 78.2 74.1 76.8 70.4 71.0 72.5 74.1 52. 53.
Depreciation included in operating expenses 190957 16792734 1 2.4 5079 16 1 130 807 024017 3930 9 3 5 746 1 7 3761319 1.2 1 9406 85 1285757
Pay rol taxes ........ a c ........... 9 8 700 774 13.8 40677 3 49 41 4 1038 160603 50 1 5 166 71731 7 21 941 3707 1 16.60 438074 3901



Percent Percent
All oh.roertngr ev e 419 4 60 1979 inore1e 190 1939 190 1139 1 0 527 1 197 1 199 90 19319 in reae
Miles of road operated at close o month .......... 353416 38 412 6.9 64 4574 342 0 117 469 45 814 7663 4 10060 7156884501 6234 2 5 2691307 143 05789 1557101 5.
Revenues:
Frei ht.. ......... 3 589794132 5401 l352 77930 762 6 960 7 457.8 9 510 1 7245649 9575 2399 5 538 77 62213 791 62185 88I 6118427 310 109639261 8.0
Passiene 3... ................................... 9115 354022 1. 14236 98 4 81298 318982 3 1 2 83 5477 112 9 39562 16388 1735669 13282 46 14 678 13
Mailsene ......o.s 224e1. ................... 4.......... 875 24 1. 0997 34689 1325127 986656 963545 1829490 1 830359 673717 681249 3 489863 3 475153
All otheraess........... .......2... .3 3 3.............. ... .......... 5 73 2 0 96 427 4245 1 E38 112 68 722 649072 191854 200 76 1 79 001 1 32 949 37
Railway other operating expnses.................. ...... 141425 7946 1279437 10.5 19255187 197 843902 304051988349 305007 286527 ( 4941841 11 826 113 7105 942 6 54477101156 3.21
Railway operating mrevenus .................... 41 16 8667211 6.9 11545174 2 11774289 484768 404100780 7184* 10 034580 l 2387 0 05 3691 1438758 1 571985 5.9
Expenses:
antenaoe of ay and struotures.. 5 6 232 401 1l 7 762 6,960 6 7-495101 72413 57574 9 5386 5 3919 4689 92611 20 50 364 2017091593 1.2
Maintenance oof equipment ................... 9173052 7909074 16.0 13423884 11909037 7397319 680 9845 12515459 11519901 45 8758 4618894 24 bOO 346 22944640 6.8
Traffic... ... .. ... 1283078 12192495 5.2 "1687561 159398 1061081 180763 20O78 h6842 92592 939472 4037179 4076717
Transport ation--Rail line ............ 15163 346 14 18357 6.9 20138 381 18 81 619 14467 210 13790712 23226 554 22895 027 837695 8583586 4031459 4519912
Transportatlon-Water line ................ ......... 573527 391 658 -7 527 391 658 46.4
iset ralaneous operations inco............................. 2791 248 418 12. 1340198 30712 0319 4154689 48169 97418 47 1123 689 193 93 207 720 1583 702 1769 575
Tranportati en for invesment ent)-Cr........ ......... 59 4113 L7 4 943. 5196 91 8 12 ,99 4 10 0197 99479 341 14 315 477
Railway operating expenses .................... 3 2~9 3791 0392420 10 .3 45551 768 41 *514939 198 34 050 52 30 89 1 t4 49 41841 1944645 112978 102252353 99 101 156 3.2
Net revenue fr00 rally operations........... -....-- 823037 0 6838429 Ld. 4 19402812 1573840 1482934 9 82945 2506 6496 0.516161 6409095 6093906 41302.25 36469895 13.3
Raiway tax accruals...... -.-......... ........-............- 37987839 3 3 4233 1. 7897600 65,0 81941 84 57 4147 9 170 73 3 655 8302 2 T? 021363 179 2994643 12426344 11099910 12.0
Rai3way peoating Joo .s ............... 430198 9 2116014 6, 11545212 125218993 96 9385 2 L546117 14894 15250311 4 1387732 4035926 28873.881 29373985 13.8
E -uipmnt rent--r. ha-e-no-- ......------ 439046- 255037 54.0 782 d466 783569 98485 348203 264583961 914292 971409 4187134 46050653
Joint facility rent--Dr. --- lace..................3...... 88 15 882 33869 33687 3 2184 3 254.343 1389 5823 471 61 1325 012 339 029 933 978 12056639
AllNohetrailoperatingreien comes-------------38--423764 74371 9 1192021,69681058 93 48413 197 12 6,752078 .1 133609 31476 18 2749429 23754769 19712283 20.5



All other taxes ...................................... 337138 234;5066 8.2 6 148 825 4 583935 6 00s 306 40 471 4 0 57 38 33 o58 1 273432 19 304 544 8 317 591 I 5719073 13:

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1910 1939 increase 1940 1939 1490, 1939 1940 193 1940 1939 increase J190 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month .... 838 910 233 574 0.3 6717 6 778 86 143 884 84 384 45995784 57 47595 0.4 6 06 6 057
Revenues:
Freight....... ... ..... ................1 938 655 635$1 718178 323 12.8 065594474 $61359967 361 S03 oS 314 361 883 401335447 $331 333 128 82 aa794 96 *706 5-s068 17.3 $1476 81i 11s'071406
Passenger-_.......... ..........................-...... 34651107 239477 676 196556 80731910 449936 4736497 307 1 64156 04 16899009 13S214456 441
7ai------------------------------..------. 6 2 3 3 5 6 37 4296 : 4 3 09d 9 44 114-1
Hai----------- -- 56 55 69374 -- 3-636670 8615971 9 06-349 89-981 9968691 9751453 1 615 718 i? 136 693 26 17093 1?48
res... ...................8970354 30499833 1591108 1430671 5749857 5558284 4839037 4878707 1a 17998 t 1 2.f7 69. 33 3S8*83
SOtheropuatig revenuea............. 101988559 98718838 5830870 5771989 81 886, 82056655 88615644 18998396 50314475 4 11. ; 310 888
Railwy operating revenues -----...-...... 2361674 198 136 568.408 10.5 95894586 91710508 443 444564 2 396776 61.7 501060400, 489111903 1039 603 550 91759908 13 74 ~30 11151600
Expenses:
Maintenance ot w and structures....-......... 279578684 1 2649980 6.5 18983985 185I 7050 45483876 41853698 4901*160 40 5 1015477 98 0 39611 187 o1 10
maintenance ofeipent. 466437431 487266094 9.2 1544176 15139008 89 688305 8083o 6a 103082819 7447904 2088553o 183419880 13. 30 9 831 26 430 1i
rffic._ ... 63301196 61854887 2.3 1620058 1648897 10 4172488 103 0678 10 886796 10 64018 8 64348 8 893987 2.6 740o6 8 630t 7
Transportation-.aill.n-.--.--,.. 8 49 807 98 794158873 7.0 36976375 35 84 044 17 05 618 3 17 767 48 181605097 163 134 0 390 63 090 356786 17 9.5 34970061 3 08 69
Transportation-Water line ----38._........ 3 828 4 8 79 568 36.6 -
Miscellaneou operations.--a...3.....................837 1 43 3.8 1 6 13069 1136557 3 958 47. 371t80 4`588 86 4 641 7 9777977 91*1944 .4 49,145 449596
GeneraL .................7... 7553 4 798669 2.4 348108 3165633 139345 1 13546049 182449 30788688 9778731 3.2 3738068 3 43
Transportation for investment-Cr........... 311183 8164896 6.8 8 56 4783 154074 146 695 36 17 94 1 3880 4 845 534 58.3 169603 55
Railway operating expenses ..---.....- .. 1759535077 1648706854 7.1 71540948 69435866 335526 175 30766501& 368431045 381 878 177 769839748 698973061 10.1 86938379 75806148
Net revenue romrailay operatons.................. 601391 4936154 21.9 23753 36 88374643 108180809 89111599 1386355 10972397 270563808 201868967 23.8 6914051 45 4534
Railway tax eorual -........................ ---- 2264698P4 20137766 12.0 7761958 7401576 403 0741 I 830863 49334676 40768698 97424 319 855139 12.6 a2356918 14 53669
Railway operating income........-----.. 375669897 9171838 28.8 15991680 14873066 67 053048 507 40734 89894679 66 457 088 173319407 13807088 31.1 47457139 30489783
Equipment rent-Dr. balanoe................................ 56578957 56401 37 .3 3866 1367597 3736876 13 985I99 1 3 7 9580839 7523044 8731405 4418177 11.9
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .................... 19554718 20696780 3088887 3174883 3 685890 3980545 4 894458 40991H 1100o 319 11194583 .17 649
Net railway operating incoe.................. 2995536288 214619831 39.6 9101196 7941367 50 24169 33,87 3 75479 308 5484 8 134888053 96464188 39.8 49508174 3104183
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...........74.5 76.9 751 75.7 75.6 77.5 78.3 75.0 74.0 76.8 s.0 6.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 119 4642 11774 416 1.3 3543234 3653 108 21 165048 1174471 27 049688 6664153 51757970 514917383 .5 9.790788 8 99539
Pay roll taxees...-- ..-..---.--.-- ...-- 66346047 59487134 11.5 2758130 8433730 18762448 11878419 13563729 11664195 89084707 25370304 14.6 3180068 8636a15
Al other taxes.-...........................-------- 160283177 148710632 12.3 5003838 4967846 87564913 87098446 35770947 3910543 68339688 61184 83 11.7 19836050 18819454

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western Ditrict
Item
Percent Percent
_1910 1939 increase 1940 1939 190 .0 1939 190 1939 1940 199 1940 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month.... 36887 38486 ad 0. 44350 44485 45673 49800 56388 5635 1 89170 29343 131 76. 131494 A 0.2
Revenues:
Freight.-...................------.----....--....------.--------- 0 4 3 45 515 8.1 39968895 346 317 00.1 219 6734 196 07 5 348 583 384978 551 1 48 75 9 14950 448 710177744 (84 6.8
Passenger ---......-.......................... 30850335 8885710 9.1 35785017 38678784 173940 0 17976780 44154444 463 09 5 10 47857 15089814 80 7061 74584496 a .
Mail_.8047 9--- ------------ 80087681 .6 9758371 9677 364 7 01890 6981 6 13 370708 1300667 4 8600081 47 364 23 860384 84679680 2.4
Express-.-..-.-----.-------5. 5 6 6461551 LLa4. 6194919 71 85416 3150579 3093498 608 415 68088 0 3 197049 880844 11376 042 111 s t
All other operating revenues.--------------- 9951816 9488951 5.5 13072136 11757603 14845A1 1119s M I 0 1690617 673,86688 745081 7966623 38601946 35684 59
Railway operating revenues...-....---........ 307681150 886404508 7.4 464427580 407556 108 61492 48 2358 90 63 488 688401 407839283 173861785 168177184 667-443 0608 11407872 5.7
Expenses:
Maintenance of way an structures..----------.... 37631586 34598797 8. 52691197 47173833 3938945 38988481 5535 961 53661840 2477390 84980309 1951 716 117510 70 1.7
maintenance of pent 764440 $5782810 12.5 9 866 031 621838 49 35430 47974 678 8406 843 81499543 31 899497 381 0865 165 31670 161634486 2.3
Trafo. .-------- --.--- 9486973 9019865 4.5 18167478 11650143 7884867 7309164 14391 05 14031701 45933 4 6570 38 83169376 87911097 1.3
Transportation-Rl line ...................... 11191106 104543846 7.1 146928167 134745944 956301 98404448 154 867 1499 54 63343 33 1 3188578 306013
Transportation-Wter line......- 3 8882 6 8 797 566 88 886 8 7 97 58 36.6
isellaneous operations --8. 8 01 8406807 18.6 3 3 8946 8 6 48 3 88447 867766 5637538 5871616 1345747 1314690 91 195 9454078 A, 2-
T~erl...--.--- ..----- 11900847 10617095 3.6 14738915 14180838 86 8 195 8590343 14831944 14637896 7394187 734661 31114246 30 35 10 i.9
Trenportalco for lnesent-Cr- ...- 861658 327684 4312414 38307 439t7 396817 728 793 734489 329159 40 041 149116 13867 a 2.9
Rlawyperatingexpenses ........ 2355369114 816640886 8 3862'301493 29844644 8 02317 B& 197338003 331663933 381704089 134013899 138844667 667993836 651886789 2.6
Net revenue from railway operations.--.---.......72.312036 69764 3.7 148186087 11 109674 59 17 937 38 553860 91025469 8S 553 196 3o947 086 36038457 189449838 G 160 180 51 18.3
Railway tax aoruls. ........1198 29884 7.9 50368900 4088 873 25585810 3 234-749 39641618 38888976 13509091 13215089 78675989 74758754 5.2
Railay operating income --..--........------- 443 000486 4 796018 1.2 9177187 74-88501 3365717 15398111 51383851 47846880 85 738735 887488 110773 30 85361759 13.0
Equipment rents-Dr. balance----------------------. 5558146 5684898 & 88259181 4503 537 5810 54397 14 0 8084 1453853 5 6 89879 7409588 86405741 27 48613 0
Joint facilityrent-Dr. balance--.- 1878517 151971 1980447 1 104 4876095 1497932 8877358 3380444 8 66499 8881550 6630953 7a159986
Net railway operating income ..-----....... 37469385 36398755 2.9 86977559 67439993 268772 0 8256209 34285647 29333211 16573443 11326890 77736610 50715710 53.3
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).. 76.5 7.6 69.4 71.8 77.4 83.7 78.5 79.0 77..3 76. 77.9 80.3 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses. .. 14 07813 14311303 24098595 83280 0842 12873772 12766525 2263293 28279877 7883193 7924440 43389897 48970848 1.0
Pay roll taxes .-------- ---852840 7 871 888 12-.5 11 973702 10508103 7681663 7239010 12 353 143 11498920 515283 4810797 25187638 23548787 7.0
All other taxes-.--------------19159148 18096316 5.9 1 38395198 30315770 17 843 557 16015739 27288475 26790056 83 56 9 8404238 3488291 51 810087 4.4


U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 19400--245430


A/ Does not include Bostont& Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New Xork Central returns In Oreat Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
& Deorease, deficit or other reverse items.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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

Compiled from 13 monthly report of rewemalo* eUpeei rqeresenting 137 Clam I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR SVEN MONTHS ENDED WrH JULY, 140 AND 1939















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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATIG EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Cmpilrl rom l13 moneopatrtqso &Ia. eA srepreBnting 137 ClaM I tm racrilsa
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THIE MIo OF ABQGW. 1m4 AND 1 9

tUsted Stiate Nw RteKand Region A/ Grest late Region Cntol tenm Region Extern District Poecholtu Region



ReanIt:
________rst__ II^o W9y 19?. ^I9 ,19101 lo .^Ss*. 149
lls ofroad op~rat ffnum : *- '* '' .. : ,
F i t- --................................. ..... ................... I $310 644 780 $&76 TOY9 0 12.3 68 a8 85 a* 254 $25 5 47 84 969 242 fist 7910 18.4 2 381 a9 111 4
r.lwr or*spe RT0 8 ( 247707990 13.07. 60947523 (186830 34 495 558 6<706436l (65851802 (54 279 2 129 750877 6109 550413 1.4 23 381 39 (21491524
Mi..r .............. ........... 7. 94874 7 74: S048.4 380 2 a 147 453 5 24 8"0 986260
rneer 4097420 3263060 .. 47 .801 3416581 7447442 7709528 10647190 10806772 21567513 22012821 6-g. 743258 686770
S........................... ..... 240 774.4 67 6 96 127040 1 248 66 1453 24 1 Y749 3 3 0464 3010294 22988 2256839
4fretiaa. r- 4487i51. 4.176 3 6.7 26466 3J32 94 93 l722 895 391 754 404 707 1503 1 9 594 I 805 481 6.5 97 00 975866
All or prat ...... ..i...... 174.7.667 15944313 9.2 85 369 814180 35900768 3 6639 3951 140 3288794 8396187 7469 1 124 509297 439335
ti y opratil r ............. 38 167 2 344 399561 10.8 13918911 13036 931 68196244 60384368 85658060 70 457 5 4 184 77215 2143 876529 14.5 24959543 22881034
nse: o of wy and tur2s2................ 4 44 864 6 2 76 7 64 476 6 968 21 8911609 7a022 34l1 1x 60 76 16 102092 16. 3 263d 70 20530l6
Maint.nssoe of equiet..................... 7051137 6 192 I94 11.6 0 2 93 125 160798 19 A I 0 1 99 1 4103268
Traffn ic _L. ...... ....... ----- -........................ 8221 -7 9188 d-31 0 3 77y 2 1 3 187 -- .6 15 43 3 812 4 3 ,3 2 9 9. S 4O0
rane portatioanopeI clone.. o 50456. 1 .$.9O2 1 75 7 5 3 0 04 4 8 8 7 0 27 0 3 7S 2 21 5 4 5 615 6 .' 2 1 9 78 3 91 50 3 2 4 0 i0 r60
M lnalm O5tlr................................ 4084 50 185 16633 6 59386 596914 711186 663031 1487973 1446281 2.9 613 67 91
...........1..1..9................ 00............4...... o 0o 4 1 o1 64 1783 26 1 o 6 2oo 914 4 194'1 7 .2 540 15 9 -9 537
TrusupOrtastio sor ~o nt .. o......... 14 0 46040 s ".4 119 's 704 40 16 60 a6 76 94 66 041 1 .1 1 0a 9 71
ftillwy operating vPN ......-..........3...-.. 04 673 247 6167 2.0 10 547 190 101491.8 49283937 4 5.50 5 0 5650312 4 65 11.3989 1042 5 99 11.6 1300142 1198 830
Ril t rul................................ .......... 621 102663 1. 1?7 -117 1019964 61794 505 945 549 704 66 867 7 1 779 1 70t J 4 44 4 939 76
Railway operatig lco.......................... 76 939943 65 575 272 17.3 2314 604 1 067 239 12742 413 9 51e820 17604 544 15068771 3266 561 26 44630 23.5 7467680 8002 44'1'
reunt t-'Dr ba .. ......................... '-75 266 7 93852 479903 407995 2038148 199683 1217 1419 1 823943 1
Joint illr rent--Dr. o........................ 3 048877 3 014 064 46 268 51 10 6666 588 53 848 384 625 a 811 318 1668003 8,6 4 1
Net irl.way opertr ia ioo ............... 66014798 54567356 3L1- 1408433 1007770 10167599 692765 1544398 as 13021 47g9 27020020 1 20956 884 a9 7867645 8457000
Ratio of expeses to renuese (percent)........ 70 7.9 75.8 77.9 7.3 75.5 6.4 68.9 7.6 74 52.1 52
Depr oiatioa included iln oaperati expenses.. 17 5 06 16 073 947 508 059 515 671 040695 3 024 809 3984 885 40 7 50 7 425 90 1.4 1408 120180
Pay roll taxes................ .1172615 98 55 01 30316 1 1 1 901804 1 686 751 2 099636 1 779 70787 434 0461 745 9
All other taxe...................... .............. 4 ....... 6 6451 ,8.25006 6450501 0462 1.3 408 1 0

Southern Rfeiio oultn is Dtrit i Northwteer Rqtion Centl We em Region Southwem'te Region We tm Dmuieet
IteO
19.0 199 Percent 1"0 Percent
19n_______________________________ rease 939 190 1939 1940 193 190 ~1939 9 193 ne

les-I'of road operated at close of month... 38 244 370 d 0 44 30? 44 427 45663 45 701 56 301 66 408 29 150 29 507 131 114 131 416 d 0.2
Revenue ................. .................. s:5259727 517513 3 2134 757 20405910 (121 15 06 (112106149 8.1
Freight... ..... .*036357309 633 559904 a.3 #59 738 703 455 Del 428 044 552 722
assnger 4 ?02491 300 o29 16.0 467259 417299 3664286 9 95 886 186247, 715994 1463945 1360336 7.0
-,.......................0...... .0708 108o750 1.9 1308396 1284589 9098 973156 1866702 10808807 671670. 671727 351935 343890 "1.9
re............. ........... 5......... 60241 420155 33.3 657245 51771 553210 577 768 970081 914 .681 31388 33 605 184.4679 1825021 1.1
other operating revenue. 1475298 1285609 14.8 1984595 1724944 3082096 2588440 2869371 3 4I10 085218 1020310 2 7 036 6 674988 6 4.2
Railway operntin revenue .............. 43496637 59 3924947 9.8 68 4 10 62705901 5233301 47.184606 700848061. 66 483 6rb Z 277860 424146548 140819 3867 137J815 052 7.5
lt o r tot.. ........... 6199163 5302463 16.9 6732493 7355519 7528693 7188951 9481886 94 12O 47" 39813 S 4107166 o 0992i274 2b38659C, 3.0
Iantlenanc ofr equipnt 9-191 50 36003 .9 13626271 12 559231 7674405 7303347 12 746 a990 11501 20694 4 59 4 4 66 516 25 021 089 23461 129 6.6
Trafftr 1286 07 1274977 .9 1660532 1656 96 1019452 1 021182 2012448 2 057 6 924088 932 051 3 95 9 4O1.1092
Transportati O-RsII Iser 15437 04 14382217 7.3 20 511 137 19 142 877 15 66479 14 10391 23601008 22 999 8 794 1 8480656 47 961 80 -46 9. 20 297
eonpelon 2880 003 256327 9.2 341 323 314 226 489971 448 528 1 03 621 1 084 8 194 39 214 431 I 660 98 1 747 087
Oees ..7615 126581 216714 008 00664 1 766 2 114 576 21122569 10 7499 102489 4 4 4 393 1
3.4u 443. 'ef 69391
Traaportatlos for iv40tl1nt-cr 415 4011 0.5 ..........59..51 340 5 a00 83 099 S107 177 9 1 13728 4085 97 86r. ; 014 2 5413 90
Raillay operatlangl psnses..... ...........).. 93 3 g+327696 31063296 9.2 46929120 43002126i .s31434306 31909048 513.6466 .4 165, 646 1947082 19176 3212- 4" i' 6S24 100363508 3.6
Ntreveue f. rail eration..s................ 90-9 39 8761,-61 9.2 21537060 1970365 1 38 904636 1532 7 46 31 1 1715806448 4828716 4 3 76 3743144 17.f
Railway tax coral 30706 3420727 11.3 8298347 636040 4;94 810 e60 17 6967641 5826119 19716S3 20015311 i 904094 1164864 7 10o.
Railsa operatla10oo3....................-... 761033 53092.4 7.9 130i713 133433 5 4 434165 11463841 12780679 11 492071 3834825 2827185' 31 b4 369 2;5763077 ,3.4
2ipet .2a3ts-Dr. 0ba l 22734751 10 203.0? 6 1534114 25 552 775158 002 929 438*22 ,s as a
Jt nlity rnt-Or. IsoS 176 91 169a0 5. 31 2055 3017 4a4 A 376702 51068 3540557 337087 92 109 1065193
Net lrailw perat M LO ............ I Se480 5000 9 7.1 1322446 13 is457r 3 3 918603 7813 846 i 6 180 712719110 1687169 25772332 20152603 A7.9
Ratio of eXpeeuMe to rev (pront)..:..... 78.0 6-0 -- 66 668 .. 3.3 *. : 73.2 74.0 77.0 80.0 7., 732.86 -
Oepreoiation oluded in P 3 050600' 0 2039737 3459'663 3 24917 1I89 16 1 302 9 0l 01 31 3 5 12496 1119 916 6 3637 J7 6 183130 3.3
S l tax. ...... ... ........- 14738 134:8615 1. 1 3 714 1123 1,16544 1 9466 176883 7427 704294 39717 3 77 294
th taxes 3174 2584 10.4 65163 4 807 216 3 124 2957 34 4 0 81 4064 11 1 286 6 12927 6 93217 010 696 11.4
/Does not lnlade 0 tooa &* Albsi, *e r sn.es aid xpeses or.Lwio aire Inoluded wit, Now York Central returns In OGreat aie IRegSloo
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IUnited States New Eqand Region a/ Great Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item

1940 1939 increase 1940 19~9 1940 193 40 19)9 1940 1939 increase 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month#.... 22 89 33 552 a 0.3 6 717 6771 26 144 26 225 24 522 24 596 57 383 57 592 4 6 663 6 057
Revenues:
Freght-........ ... ..............2249 300 422 $1 994 88611 1.8 $74 541997 69346797 $416816587 $36144643 $467187248 $385612 43 958545833 $816405479 174 69 758 87 133565010
Passenger.....................-.......... 275 62 317 279 298133 1 23 124 937 24148431 52386804 5 116 026 72954781 74942831 148466 52 154227278 5416.940 5039784
il-................... ........ .. 64 560 944 6344 317 3007350 3002767 10296799 1017 834 11.416215 11 126 35 24720364 2434698 : 1934880 1900422
S34 207 87 34 67806 1853574 166365 6 8779 6447774 5 93 431 558629 14134984 133. 6647 7614
Al otheroperating revenues.......... -- 119557269 108657147 1 685 63 6586169 25 458639 23933124 26717627 22281192 58 861 905 52800485 11. 3629619 2767987
Railway operating revenues........-----... 2 743251 82 2 480 961 O90 1*0. 109 13 497 104 747 429 51.1 646 808 :457 161 001 583 869 302 499569 127 1 204 729 607 1 061 477 557 135 18 705973 144032634
Expenses:
Maintm O way and structures... ......... 328073 414 306362282 7.1 15147598 14656788 53073752 4882 135 57930974 51053847 126 152324 113935770 1=.7 '17586941 1462816
Maintonsceof eauipment.........--...... 536 947940 490458387 9.5 17765130 17,33481 102753948 92 640 7 119599201 2.0717 385 240118279 810591213 140 34 536272 30668446
Traffo__-............----....721283411 70 773 054 1.9 1836084 18817 8 11846458 11845549 12387495 11817 16 26070037 25544593 24. .3114981 3011597
Tranortaton-WRil e...l-.. ----- 975104627 911705831 7.0 42216485 40869662 196635654 180 626 592 208 603661 187 349 70 447455800 408 845960 94 4-0044143 34963358
Transportattoni-Wer line.......-- ......... 4 343 28 3 825 418 34.7 '
Miselmneous operations... _.....--. 25813 158 250100;5 3.2 1413824 1 302893 4 552109 4 388194 5 300 016 4947138 11265949 10 8 5 9 559465 507497
General- --................ .......... 87 333 670 85418774 2.2 3718122 3646 950 15888539 15691693 15326377 14628225 34927038 33906868 2.8 4280627 4079380
Transportation r investent-Cr..............-- 751 664 2 625 300 4.8 3 105 918 199778 186 87 262 838 120784 465 721 13 575 48. 184628 73 36
Railway operating expenses-.............-... 2026 989 779 1 890 327881 7.2 82088138 79585 584 384 550682 353 230637 418 884 886 370 392 833 885 523 706 803 209054 10. 99 933801 87744978
Net revenue ro railway operations......... 716 262043 590634 089 21. 27125 359 25 161845 127096126 103930 364 164 984416 129176 294 319 205901 258 268 503 3.6 81 772 172 56 287 56
Railway taxaccruals................................ 263 416 977 233 340428 12.9 8819075 8421540 46 500665 43 676810 57 849 967 47450 494 113 169707 99 748 844 13.5 26 847 35 17795432
Railway operating income...................... 452845066 357293 661 26.7 18306 284 16740'305 80595461 60 253554 107134449 81525800 206036 194 158519659 33.0 54924819 38492 24
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.....----------- .................... 64 45 225 64 395690 .1 4 347500 4164835 15963747 15 129 089 10833011 8942 197 31144.258 28236 121 10.3 d 3 d 1
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.............;.:... 22132014 23 710785 d 3449 155 3 626 333 4 222646 4508 899 4 671255 4 727 295 12 343o05" 12862 527 d 4.0
Net railway operating income.............366257827 269187186 36.1 10509629 8949137 60409'068 40615-566 91602p083 67 856308 162548800 117481011 38.4 57 375819 59498238
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...-.... 79 76.2 75.2 76.0 15.2 77.3 71.7 74.1. 73.5 75.7 55.0 60.9
Depreciation included in operating expenses 136 508583 134617 361 1.4 4 051293 4168779 24 205741 24 199 280 31 033957 30549 S73 59290991 58 917 632 .6 1199 764 10 54 719
Sroll taxes...................... 76372634 68414789 11.6 3144144 2769882 14664652 12961170 15672337 13443868 33481153 29174914 14.8 3594314 3054608
All other es187 044343 164925 639 13.4 5674931 5 651 658 31 836013 30715 640 42177 630 34206632 79688574 70573930 12.9 23 253 039 14 740 824


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of onthi ....3 8 52 32841 d 0.4 -44315. 44 478 45677 45 787 56 325 56 357 8 99 316 38 131 171 131 482 0.2
Revenues:
Freight ......... ........................2896653 55 $267805419 8.2 $459 481 640 $4013$68429 $264226374 $236026111 $397488250 4376729934 $169618326 $164356358 831332950 $777112403 7.0
Passenger................ --.............. 34875316 31766 39 9.8 40 49 256 36806083 21 058536 21073246 53273369 55177428 12 33413 18014158 86666539 88264832 d
ail ....................... ............... 9126087 9061531 .7 11060967 10961953 8010537 7895532 15837404 14818474 5531678 5485372 28779613 28133378.
Express ...--................ -...-.. 6085.917 6881706 6 858164 643137 3703789 3473266 6998496 713481 2518437 540849 13220722 13337596
All other operating revenues ................. 11 427 114 10714560 15 056 73 13 482547 173 27 207 144 07 394 19775 688 19879 786 8 53576 086935 45638651 42 374 115
Railway operating revenues ...-............ 351177787 326 229 455 7.6 532 8683760 470262089 314 326 43 283075549 492773207 473723103 198539005 192423678 1005638455 949 282 34 5.9
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures............ 43830749 39901190 9.8 61 X3 es90' 54 529352 46 917938 46087372 64 835849 6278 313 28755 613 29087475 140509 400 137 897160 1.9
Maintenance of equipment.....................71 956050 64 143115 106 492 3029 94 771 59 57 028935 55278025 96 809233 93 000 809 36499 91 36 816 781 190337359 185095 615 2.8
Traffic.--.-.-.-..--.. -..........- .10713029 10294842 4.1 13828010 13306439 8304339 8330346 16403653 16089 39 7517372 7502 283 32225364 3192022 1.0
Transportation-Rail line....................... 127 389 151 118925 463 7.1 147 433 24 '1538688 821 111197197 107214 839 177 887 535 172937604 711530801 68 818007 360 15 553 348970 450 3.8
Transportation-Water line .....................- -- ... .. -, 4 3433 33 25 418 434322 3225 418 34.7
Miscellaneous operations ..................3........134804 2663154 7,7 369469 3170651 2 638618 2716 94 6 674179 6 55744 1540 143 1589121 .0852940 11201159
General .-.. ..-...-..-- --.--........ 12579002 12143616 35.. 16 839689 16882896 10188859 10107099 16946519 167.50155 8411625 8371756 35547003 35289010
Transportatt)e for Investment-Cr--- 305953 367 796 a LA 490581 441 158 524375 495924 900773 871 71g 370014 502924 1 79536 1 870 567 4.0
Railway operating expenses....-...... 269296812 247703582 8.7 369 230 613 33 448 60 235751311 229 238051 382999418 370 869717 153484731 151562499 772 235460 751670867 2.7
Net revenue from railway operations......... .. 81 880975 78 523873 4.3 163653147 134613 59 78574 32 53837498 109773789 10 853386 45054274 40861173 233402995 197552057 18.1
Railway tax accruals8.. ..................................... 31819894 29388931 8.5 50667247 47184 63 30490050 27075566 456U9259 44 115095 15480714 15216560 91580005 86407221 6.0
Railway operating income ................... 50061081 49136942 1.9 104 985900 8 629 166 48084882 26761-938 64164530 58758291 29573560 25644613 141 822972 111144836 27.6
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ........._....... 77987 6055147 d 4.6 2 552998 4 108 165 6 31978 6751 053 16762 040 17087834 7 673951 8a212 517 30757969 32051404
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ......-- 1457508 1 682171 2 232897 2683139 1692945 1715416 3256060 3891066 2607056 2618637 7536061 8225 119
Net railway operating income ......... 42 824 186 41 399624 3.4 100 200 005 80 897862 40069 959 1 295 463 44 146 430 37759 391 19292553 1413 459 103508 942 70 868313 46.1
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)......... 76.7 75.9 69.3 71.3 75.0 81.0 77.7 78.3 77.3 78.8 76.8 79.8 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 16 358 493 16 351 038 7 558 257 26605757 14 725641 14 587187 25 922 943 25468 42 9004691 9044 356 49653 75 49093972 1.1
Pay roll taxes.....-........................-... 10137 572 9 006 769 18.6 13 731886 12061377 8 965 245 8402 484 14 298803 13260923 5 895 567 5515091 29159 615 27178498 7.3
All other taxes.......--......... ............... ....... 21 682 52 20 382162 6.4 44 935361 35122 986 21524805 18 673 082 31 310456 30 854172 9 585 147 9701 469 62420408 59 228723 54
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ; 94-0-245430
D/ oes not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New Xork Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
d Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled' hr monthly sports of tivenaelasi' eapremng 137 Cla I sm railways
(SWrITHING AND TERMINAL COFANE NOT INCLUDED)
FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1940 AND 1939






Subject to revii


UNIV. OF FL LIS,





U.S. DEPOSITORY


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

1IIIII11lll 1'1A HHI :111lllllllll INTERSTATE COMlfECE COM)lISSION
3 1262 08730 3904
BUREAU OF STAtISICS


Sbm.t N.. -190
SEPTEMBER, 1940


OPERATING RE VIUES AND- OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled froal 12 nmothly reports of revee mm nd eq i reAntng 1)6 Cla I stem railway
S(SWTCHING AND TERMINAL dri~ Mms INCLUDED)
OR THE omoir oF S rTEMBBj1940 AND 19s9


t United tat. Ne England Regiong/ Great Lakes Reion Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Peocat ,1 19 Percent
140 _19__9 n e 1 9 1939 19o40 19 1940 1939 1940 1939 iPnreraae t 190 1939
Miles of road operated at close of month ....... 232 708 233 373 0. 6 717 6 747 26129 26 215 24 508 24 558 57 354 57 520 a 0.1A 6 063 6 068
Revenues:
Freight..................................3 124 934 .314 400 213 .5 9153 540 $9 479 807 $560 852 55 681 025 65 415 543 61 590 766 130593 935 6126751 598 3.0 122353 245 $23930852
-- --- -4- 58 7- 8 ----------- 36 0936829 d0553 6
Passenger -................ .................. 6 09829 37 145889 3 05537 3467910 65 44 7 06 331 10 115 376 10561699 20009353 21235940 d 58 733738 635880
Mail..........-................. -.-----.. 8 2 7 935387 3 65 207 380503 1 2 20 1 287872 1437 728 1412363 3087 155 3080758 .2 230345 221563
press........................................... 5342 068 5037810 6.0 330602 314156 11 120 1149097 983691 1017748 2473413 2481001 A__13 126308 126202
Al other operating revenues............................ 17 019 708 16 598 161 2.5 882 814 885 972 3 ) 988 3 415 208 3 616 387 3 393 599 8 098 189 7 694 779 5.2 487 997 478900
Railway operating revenues.....................- 382 603 351 381117860 .4 14 037700 14528 348 6865 620 68 739 533 81568 725 77976 195 164 262045 161 244076 1.9 23931 633 25393397
Expenses:
maintenance of ay and structures ............. 45725943 42916549 6.5 1 881 000 1976927 743 005 6980248 9039507 6953876 18350512 15911 051 153 2 348 60 2080540
i8ntenanoe ofuipment.......99202 647824135 5.5 2213252 2 13491 1 98 205 12 284044 16 290558 14 558 772 31488 015 28977729 8.7 4255,477 4150042
TMaficeof -......................8659 623 8736247 9 218 142 228 563 14312 866 1 506 550 1499 762 1 510 729 3 150 770 3245842. 376 01638793
Trransportsation-l l ...................123 359 340 120 811 960 5 104 860 5 061 796 24 315 372 23 579 311 26 753 182 24 971 778 56 173 414 53612 86 4 922 184 4 920'333
Transportation-Water line-.................-.......-..... 550 021 435 397 26.3.
MisaallaeousT atons.n.......-...... ......... 3 263262 3285 380 174 719 165 795 58 965 566237 690 674 674743 447358 1406775 2.9 62369 60062
eaL.................... 10 69534 105438836 465634 95 543 1935600 1775 922 1760966 4165301 4162200 .1 518 770 518991
-Transportation tor,4vestent--Cr................ 473 883 401156 18.1 905 355 5520 42 044 44 670 34 322 104 095 76 721 35.7 20 279 15515
Railway operating expenses................... 260178842 251166939 3.6 10029 904 10033275 48 63 436 46809946 56004935 50396542 114671275 107239763 6.9 12463143 12103246
Net revenue fromiilway operations...-------- 1--- 22424509 129 950941 d 4007 796 4 95 073 20 0 184 21929587 25 563 790 27579653 49590 770 54004 31 11468490 1329151
Railway tax accrunall............................ 38030 388 32 629664 16.6 1 070535 1041 454 604 082 5437969 8718 30 7 184 703 15830923 13664126 15 247120 3422948
Railway operating income ........................ 84 394 121 97321277 d 13.3 2937 261 3453619 13 971 102 16 491618 16 845 484 20394950 33759847 40340187 a6. 6221370 9 867203
Equipment rents-Dr. .balaoe..........---.............. 7673634 7910099 d 3 513 022 4383684 2 17U 086 1 962 141 1207252 1 222222 3895 360 3 362.2747 7 .5 d 659 8 38 d f5 i
Joint facility rent-Dr., balance........-....--. 2 b27 250 2881 556 426 031 418 368 53 329 541.773 383 004 602699 1 348 364 1 562 840 d13.7 659398 0 5g
m't railway operating income....-............ 74193 237 86 529 622 d 14.3 1998 208 2 596 867 11261 687 13 987 704 15 255 228 18 570029 28 516 123 35 154 600 a 9 6 763 835 10363 206
RatiO -f expenses to'revenues (percent) ........... 68.0 s6.9 71.4 69.1 7 .8 68.1 68.7 64.6 69.8 66.5 52.1 47.7
Depreolati infitued in Operating expenses 17 272 918 16 66 173 2.4 506 170 513 314 304 756 3019 065 3 970 004 3880408 7 521 930 7 41789 1.5 1 412 799 1 284 882
payrolts.......:es ......---............... 9825294 9029117 8.8 408 135 361 360 184 129 1699 782 2082 178 1823578 4339442 3.8847 40 11.7 453 635 415 530
All other'taxes...-...... ........ ....... 205 094 23.600547 19.5 662400 680094 4 19 953 3 738187 6 636 128 5361 125 11491 481 9779406 17.5 4.793,485 3007 418

Southern Region Southern District N thwestern Region Central Western Region Southwester Region WesterpPistrict
Item
19160 19 9 increase 1939 Percent
P9o I 1939 ilrearce 19401939 194o 1939 1919 1939 190 1940o 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month ....... 38 241 38 369 a 0.3 44 304 44 437 4t 639 45 702 56 305 56 407 29 106 29 307 131 050 131 416 a 0.3

treight................. ............420 116 137 885 066 59 773 361 661 815 918 46 02 63 $43 298 669 57 467 813 159 092 134 22 265 192 23 441 874 125757 638 (125 832 697
meassenger............................. 3 636203 3 309 063 9. 4369941 3944 943 26917 2783 553 7 432 191 7 619 446 1 591 527 1 561 977 11714 535 11 964976
sl.................................... 1089 477 1 103953 g j 319822 1325516 9 992 983011 1942221 1867416 673622 679136 3615835 -3 529563 g.
re .......... .......................... 746 893 555027 34.6 873201 681229 5 53 716 1 031 001 988 330 379 888 35 534 1 995 454 1 75580 .4
re03553415995454'518875 5056.4
SAll othe- operating revenues.................... 1505504 1539214 22 993 501 2 C18 114 294 181 2702 892 2850 979 3049819 135858 1 132 557 6928018 6805266 .6
Railway o#siating revenues ...............- 44 398193 44392323 68329826 69785720 5324' 1 50303861 70724 205 7 617145 26046 087 27 167 078 180011 480 150088 084 __

kinteno ofaand strure............ 5677905 4959040 14&5 6026511 7039580 651 898 6646908 8935809 9230746 3899213 4068264 19348920 -19965918 a
lainteianoe of equip.ent...................... 858 333 8231824 7.6 13113810 12381866 705 757 6740863 12084:070 11953243 4656550 4770434 23797377 23 64540
traffic ....286000 1291253 4 1662016 1680046 98 249 982267 1937865 1884885 924723 943 17 3 46 837 3 810 39. 10
Traportatioa-Rail line 14922100 14733781 15 19844 284 19654114 1503 129 14758224 2355 454 23932949 8745059 8853 86 47341642 47544959
Trm tatid-Water line .. 55o 021 435 397 o 50 02 435 597
Misellaaeona operation 273 700 248 821 1009 308883 34t4 38309 934722 99797 197249 00 416 479 35 1 59 722 7
Generall. .. 1523954 1448 9 42724 2013799 124 1 1236438 2234861 2107225 1002907 103-765 448 7309 i4312 4.4
Trsuportatlon' rst -Cr ................ 74 806 47C38 9.0 95085 62553 9135 81760 140054 11235 41514 69687 27473 61 4.9
Railay opmating expenses. .:. 32467186 30912489 5.0 444'~329 43015735 31 09d 03 30666449 50102748 50414007 19 3I84187 19830985 100 577 238 100911441 a .
Net revenue from ratlyoperations 11951007 13479834 23 3994'97 26769985 22150885 19637 412 20621457 22203138 6661900 ;7 336093 49434.242 49176643 .
Railway tax aorual .. 403 827 3774 64 9 79947 7197 812 5072269 3883490 5869059 583875 1978190 2045451 12 919 51 11767786 9.8
RaUlae:p atin gin ....me....~..:....._ 7898180 9704970 a 8.g 14119 Sb0 19572173 17078616 15753922 14752398 16364353 4683710 5 290642 36514724 37408917 4
Joint facility1-r 5bl 4...-............... ....4 08. o 0 a5 8 1117108 1228 429 2386603 2 576 761 725 807f e 7,773 4229 516 4.662 963 a
Jolt acllt rtor. balnce.--..................... 144 40 157 836 7 362 1861-21 227 693 389 396 480 158 339 96 343503 917 413 1051 354
SNet ralfwir iratino6.g c................ .7545486 9317234 d 19.0 1430921 19680442 15773387 14 297 800 11976399 13307414 3618007 4089366 3s367793 31694 580 4 1.0
Ratio of expeper-to revenues (percent)............ 73.1 69.6 6. 1.6 616 560 70.8 69.4 74.4 73.0 67.0 7 8 -
Dpreciation tno 4 peratiLn expene- 2 046825 2 036 497 .5 1624 1 3321379 1 854099 1.821 786 3305922 3 188044 1 i3 343 122 17 6291 36' 6 132 005
P rolli ta1 .... 2 39074 1 125602 10.1 692709 1541132 1190 226 1124122 1866 540 1777117 736377 .702026 3793145 .360 25 S.
All other taxes..................................... 793 753 2 649 26 5. 23 5656660 3 882043 2 759 368 4 002 519 4 061 668 241813 1 3434 9126375 1644 8


/ Does not lnolude Joeklt A6 la, the revenues and xpene
L es than 0.1 percent.
d Deerease, dotiolt or other aevere Ites.


of which are included with mew Iork Oentml returns in Oeat L1kee Region.







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU QF-, SATISTICS



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

Compiled from 12 monthly reporfnues and upap A repr mtiting 136 C I stesm railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WIrm SEPESMiB. 1940 AND 1939


United States New England Rgion / Grea takes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1 140 1939 1940 19199 14 199 ncrase 190 1939
_______________________________________ ^ __39_ 1939 19*_19_19*39 1940 __S9 increase 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of montlh. .... 232851 233531 .3 6717 6 766 26 141 26225 24 520 24 591 57376 57582 0.4 6063 6 058
Revenues:
Freight............. ---------......-- E 2565425 3572 2309 286 525 11.1 $85 695537 $78 826 604 472841439 $417127268 532602792 $447203206 1089139768 $943157078 15.5 $192 111 532 6157493862
Passenger.........--..........-..... ...... 311 719 14S 316 44 993 a 26 430474 27616 341 58 975244 62 322357 83070157 85524521 168475875 175463219 a 4. 6350678 5 675 664
Mail ...............-. ...-....-- 72583755 71 378 158 3 372 557 3383270 11581019 11505706 12853942 12538767 27807518 27427743 2165225 2121985
Express........... .. ................... 39549939 39715873 4. 2184176 1 977421 7 647 099 7596872 6577122 6604038 16608397 16178 3317 892555 887633
All other operating revenues............... 136576979 125 55 307 9.0 7568453 7472141 29057628 27348332 30334015 25674790 66960096 60495 63 10.7 4117616 3 246 881
Railway operating revenues............... 3125 855 175 2862079851 9.2 123251197 119275777 580302429 525900535 665438028 577545 322 1 368991654 1222721634 12.0 205637606 169426031
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures............. 373 801 358 349 278 830 7.0 17 028 598 16 633715 60 503 757 55205 383 66970482 58 007722 144 502 837 129 846820 11.3 19931547 16708 702
Maintenance of equipment. ................... 60 347 142 555 24 9.0 19 978382 19368394 115 738153 104924392 135889 759 115276158 271606294 239568944 13.4 38791749 34778488
Traff.ic...........-........-......---0 83304 79509 30 1.6 2054 226 2 110291 13279324 13352099 13887257 13328 046 29220807 28790436 1.5 3490997 3400390
Transportation-Rail lne................ 098 63 66 03 51719 6.4 47 321 345 45 931 460 220 951 026 204 205 903 235 356 842 212 321 484 503 629 213 462 458 847 8.9 44 966 327 39 883 691
Transportation--*Water line....-- ............... 4 893 244 3 660 l 33.7 -
Miscellaneous operationg........................-- 29076421 28295 415 2.8 1-588543 1468688 5134074 4954431 5990691 5621881 12713308 12045000 5.5 62183 567559
eneral................................ .. 98 029 003 95 977200 2.1 4 150 958 4112 584 17 839 082 17 627 293 17 102 298 16 389 190 39 092 338 38129 067 2.5 4 799 5397 4 598 271
Transportation for investment-Cr........... 3 225547 3 086 456 6.6 4010 6 273 258 298 228 917 307 508 155 106 569 816 390 296 46.0 204907 88 877
Railway operating expenses.....-..........- 2a 87 168 621 2 141494821 6.8 92 118 042 89 618859 433 187 118 400040584 474 889 821 420 789 375 1 000 194981 910 448 818 9.9 112 396944 99 848 224
Net revenue from railway operations.............- 838 686 554 720585 030 16.4 31 133 155 29 656 918 147 115 311 125 859951 190 548 207 156 755 947 368796 673 312272 816 18.1 93 240662 69577 807
Railway tax accruals..........................---301447 366 265 970 09 13.3 9 889610 9462 994 52 542 747 49 114 779 66 568 274 54 835197 129000 631 113 412970 13.7 32 094 47 21 218 380
Railway operating income ................... 537 239 188 454 614 938 18.2 21 243 545 20193 924 94 572 564 76745 172 123 979 933 101 920 750 239 796 042 198 859 846 20.6 61 146 189 48 359 427
Equipment rents-Dr. balance............ ------------- 72 128859 72 305789 4 4860522 4603219 18138833 17091230 12040263 10164419 35039.618 31858868 10.0 3885787 d 2552.51
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.................. 24 676 776 26592 341 3 875 186 4 044701 4761975 5050672 5071 772 5 329994 13708933 14 425 367 d 5.0 8 328 1050 494
Net railway operating income------........... 440433553 355716808 23.8 12 507 837 11 546 004 71 671 756 5460327.0 106 867 898 86426 337 191 047 491 152 575 611 25.2 64 139 654 49 861 446
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) .......... 73.2 1 74.8 74.7 75.1 74.6 76.1 71.4 72-9 73.1 74.5 54.7 58.9
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 153 775 442 151 48 5534 1.5 4 557 463 4 682095 27 251497 27218 345 35003 962 34 429 981 66812922 66 330 421 .7 12 612 563 11 539601
Pay roll taxes.......-- ............................. 86197928 77443904 11.3 3552279 3131241 16513781 14660952 17754516 15267440 37820576 33059633 14.4 4047949 3470138
All other taxes ...--L. ........~ ..- 15 249438 188 526 18 14.2 6 337 331 6 331753 36028966 34 453 827 48 813 758 39 667 757 91 180055 80 353 37 13.5 28 046 524 17 748 242


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Itemr
1940 Percent Percent
19_ 0 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month# 38 247 38 416 0.4 44 310 44 474 45 673 45 777 56 328 56 362 29 162 29 336 131 163 1,1 475 d 0.a
Revenues:
Freight......................... 3$27 083469 6305690 485 7.0 519195001 463184 347 310251007 1279 324800 $454 956065 $435 822 068 191883518 (187798 232 $957 090588 (902945 100 6.0
Passenger- ..................................... 38 511 518 35075302 9.8 44 862 196 40750966 23 749 153 23 856799 60705 560 62796 874 13926361 13576135 98381 074 100229 808 d
ail...................... .................10215564 10165484 .5 12380789 12287469 9010529 8 878 543 17179625 16 679 890 6 205294 6104508 32395448 31 662941
Express................ .................. 6 832 811 7 436 733 J 7725 366 8 324366 4 288 354 4 208982 8029 497 8 111 811 2 898 325 2 892 33 15216 176 15 213 176
Allother operating revenues.................. 12932618 12253774 5.5 17050234 15500661 20 28 388 17110286 22626667 22929605 9671594 9219492 52566649 49259350 6.7
Railway operating revenues.............. 3 95 575 980 370621 778 6.7 601 213 586 540047 809 367567431 333379410 563497412 546340 248 224 585092 219 b90 750 1 155 649 935 099 310408 5.1
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ... .......... 49 508 654 44860230 10.4 69440201 61 568932 53 431,836 52 734280 73 771 658 72 013 059 32 654 826 33 115 739 159 58 320 157863 078 1.3
Maintenance of equipment. -----................--- 80 814 363 72 374937 11.7 119 06112 107 153425 64 085692 62 018 888 108 89 303 104 954 052 41 155741 41 587 215 214134736 208 560 155 2.7
Traffic.....---------....... ......11999029 11586095 3.6 15490026 14986485 9288588 9312613 18341518 17974 27 8442095 8445490 36072201 35732 381 1.0
TransportatiOn-Rail line...........--..........--- 142 11 251 133 659244 6.5 187 277 578 173 542 935 126 228 326 121973 063 201 452 989 196 870553 79 875 860 7767.1793 407 557 175 396 515409 28
Trafsportation--Watet line --------- 4 893 244 3 660 815 4 893 244 3660 815 337
UMsellaneous operations..-.............. 3 408504 2911975 17.1 4030338 3479534 2986482 3099803 7608901 7935541 1737392 1735537 12332775 12770881
General.......-............. ..........- '14 102956 13638424 3.4 18902353 18236695 11438400 11343537 19181 380 18857380 9414532 94.10521 40034312 39611438 1.
Transportation- for investment-Cr--- 380759 414834 a L 585666 503711 617710 577 684 1040827 981954 411528 572 811 2 070065 2 132449 2.9
Railway operating expenses--...........-.. 301 763998 278 616 071 8.3 414 160942 378464295 266 841 614 259 904 500 433 102 166 421 283724 172 868 91 171 93464 872 812 698 852581708 2.4
Net revenue from railway operations............. 93 811 982 92 00 b707 2.0 187 052 644 161583 514 100 725 817 73 474910 130 395246 125 056524 51 716 174 48 197266 282 637237 246728 700 14.6
Railway tax acorurls--......---...... ............... 35 852 721 33 16 795 8.1 67 947-f94 53682 175 35562 319 30959 056 51 478 318 49 953 880 17458904 17262011 104.499 541 98 174 947 6.4
Railway operating income------............... 57959261 58 841912 a 1. 119105450 107 201 339 65163498 42515854 78916928 75102644 34257270 30935255 178 337696 148553753 20.0
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .--............--.......... 5987 541 6 285 047 2101 754 3732534 7 439 086 7 979482 19148 643 19664 615 8 399758 9070 290 34 987487 36 714 387
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ................. 1 602047 1 840007 2 494369 2 890501 1 861066 1 943 109 3 645456 4 571 224 2 946952 2962 140 8473474 9 276 473
Net railway operating income................. 50369 673 50716858 .7 114 509 327 100578 304 55 84 346 32593263 56122829 51066805 22910560 18902825 134 876735 102562893 31.5
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....... 76.3 75.2 68.9 70.1 72-6 78.0 76.9 77.1 77.0 78.1 75.5 77.6
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 1840531 18 387535 .1 31017881 29927 13 16 579 740 16408 973 9 228 865 28 650 473 10136034 10166531 55 944639 55 225 977 1.3
Pay roll taxes--.......- ................................ 11 376646 10132 371 12.3 15424595 15 602 509 10 155470 9 26 606 16 165 343 15 038 040 6 631 944 6217 116 32 952757 30781 762 7.1
All other taxes.. -- ..........-.................... 24476075 23031424 6.3 52522599 40779666 25406849 21 432 4b0 35312975 34 915 840 10826960 11044895 71546784 67393185 .6.2
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OF-ICE : 940 -0-744V
SDoes not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns In Great Lakes Region.
Repnreents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of eaoh month within the period.
Less than 0.1 percent.
d Deoreaee, deficit or other reverse items.




rC i 4^. f9'qjIO


Subject to revision


UNIV. O FI, Lt.


DO-: -i



U.s. EPOTSTOR


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

IIIHIII Il GlI D IIlII llll Il I IIDII1111111 I
3 1262 08730 4340 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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

Compiled from 132 monthly reports of revenues ad expense representing 136 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1940 AND 1939


United States New England Regiona/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
19o 1939 increase 190 1939 199 190 1939 19I0 1939 19110 1939 increae 19 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month ........ 232 632 233 357 a 0.3 6 712 6 752 26 129 26 211 24 508 24 557 57349 57 520 0.3 6077 6 068
Revenues:
Freight ........348 169475 355.104050 a 20 $10646327 $10730652 $61 855 400 $64474351 $70852 990 $73454505 143354717 4148 659 508 d 21 745 575 $25 838171
Passenger ......... -.................. 33465179 33367160 2961866 3047054 6452408 6556099 9678784 9750545 19093058 19333696 a 1.2 659641 581972
Mail- 8620209 8375654 .9 378 9.96 393568 1386416 1351542 1607871 1488306 3373285 3233416 4 16 254621 239414
Express SS.................. .......... 48054 5 223187 6.2 320117 297 566 1212 818 1 101 180 998 390 1008407 2 531 325 2407153 5.2 131935 128376
All other operating revenues........... 17787011 17647348 .8 869054 929 662 3653 350 3717 322 4032 151 3 388004 8 554 555 8484968 .8 475 161 514 041
Railway operating revenues.............. 413 589 928 419 717399 1. 15 1176 362 15 98 502 74 540 392 77200494 87 170 186 89.519 767 176 906 940 182118 763 a 2.9 23 266 933 27 301974
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 47 205 781 44 176 304 6.9 1892789 1921 661 7 4489 698473 9612 926 8 083 081 18 935206 16989480 11.5 2513 327 2 108 756
maintenance of equipment ......... 74016019 73553444 .6 2286709 268116 13978910 13651845 18295 596 18598784 34561215 34618745 6 .2 4448812 4292750
Traffic 885291 8984137 L. 237125 227022 1 49 564 1516037. 1540872 1649063 3237561 3392122 a 386832 381365
Transportation-Rail line..... ..... 132380 826 130888205 1. 5498852 5326615 26 10053 25878621 28372454 27988624 60021 359 59193860 5088845 5273449
Transportation-Water line.-.......... ......... 630 947 536 808 17.5 -
Miscellaneous operations ..........3204 605 162 412 1.3 174 051 164 41 59 962 567933 686837 661 934 1450 850 -1394 286 4.1 58578 55824
General ..................... 0 9 4 ............. 10911 378 10696 433 20 494957 475 169 1 91813 1937096 1769008 1853601 4255 778 4 265 E66 6_ 533205 521160
Transportation for investment-Cr.--.......... 485 869 459 694 5.7 9613 565 9 829 41 556 24 079 34 819 103 521 76 940 418 886 19 213
Railway operating expenses................ 276716605 271 538049 1.9 10574870 10482439 51 5 9 962 50494714 60253616 58800268 122358448 119777421 2.2 13010713 12614111
Net revenue from railway operations..-- 136873323 148179350 d 7.6 4601492 4916063 23 0 430. 26705780 26916570 30719499 54548492 62341342 d12,5 10256220 14687863
Railway tax accruals -- ......- 38 892597 54 981962 11*2 1098 419 1043507 6 269 352 5647 718 9336698 7 963035 16704469 14654260 "Tt0 4 007 732 3758566
Railway operating income .......... .... 97980726 113197388 d 13.4 3503073 5872556 16 7 078 21058062 17579872 22756464 37 844 023 47687082 d 20, 6248488 10929297
Equipment rents--Dr. balance..................-. 8 193 949 8 613937 d 4.9 536 505 541 617 2097698 2502196 1188878 1 212 604 3 825061 4256417 10.2 a 97464 A 642154
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ..-- ..... 798 333 2867095 a Z4 441 334 397 990 57 100 574 160 496 345 636 966 1 504 779 1 609 116 128 126 I C03
Net railway operating income............. 88 86988 444 101 716 356 25252534 2932949 14096280 17981706 15894649 20906894 32516163 41821 549 d22.3 6717826 11570418
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ........ 66.9 64.7 69.7 68.1 9.1 65.4 69.1 65.7 69.2 65.8 55.9 46.2
Depreciation included in operating expenses 17 396 678 16 949 021 2.6 506 420 496 739 3049 087 3 012 796 4 102 293 4 000 770 7 657 800 7 510 305 2.0 1409 514 1 284 081
Pay roll taxes. ........... 10425 822 9757929 7.1 407164 392646 19 3006. 1855 860 2222108 2046 577 4572280 4295083 6.5 479315 448746
All other taxes --..........-.... 28466775 25244033 12.8 691255 650861 43 6344 3791856 7114590 5916458 12132189 10359177 17.1 3528417 3309820

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
190 1939 Perceent 191119939 199o 1939 1910 1939 19o 1939 Percent

Miles of road operated at close of month... 38 163 38 356 0.5 44 240 44 424 4 644 45 702 56 293 56 404 29106 29 307 131 043 131413 03
Revenues: f 290 290 104 311 8 0.3
Revenuesght4 035 166 $44 038 797 $64 780 741 69 876966 $47 01 156 $44 492 005 $66 972.602 65 866178 '26 042 259 26209391 140 034 017 $136567574 2.5
Passenger....59831 30....-782 -- 4-........ 3 5 337 8 4189472 3619624 2253891 2315697 6330152 568097 1598606 1529844 10182649 104136386 2
Mail-sseng....e 118-- 188 ----1 185717 .2 1442 809 1 425131 1 048 410 1 031 045 2042346 1975836 713359 710226 3804 115 3717 107 T
Express...... ........ .......... 827 261 658 336 25.7 999196 786712 56762 588012 1094543 1049497 386228 391813 2057533 2029322 1.4
All other operating revenues. --s........... 1661965 1535816 8.2 2137126 2049857 297 8498 2878248 2823567 2973432 1293265 1260823 7095330 7112503 .a2
Railway operating revenues.......... 50242411 50456518 ,.4 73509344 77758492 53876717 51305007 79263210 78433040 30033717 30102097 163173644 159840144 2.1
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and struot..... 706020 5274987 8.2 8 219 347 7383743 6 582 995 6 007 631 9452445 9 55 206 4015 788 4 260244 20051 228 19 03061 1.3
Maintenance of equipment ..- 9 534 396 9097299 4.8 13983 20 13390049 7 7)4 962 7 46265 12681217 13 350326 b 085 417 5148059 25471596 25544650 .
Traffi c .........1 1 1 1 ............ ......... 320 1 1 2565.1 1707213 1 6'8 066 99, 318 1000928 1967419 2006884 945407 946137 3908 144 3953949
Transportation-Rail line.................. 16442522 16171279 1.7 21 531 367 21444726 15 8 999 15633446 2469319 25155042 9530782 9 481129 50828100 50249617
Transportation-Water line ..... ............ 630947 536808 630947 536808 17.5
Miscellaneous operations......... .. 88 925 254 27 136 347 503 310 061 314 96 323 869 883602 910523 207684 223 61 1406852 1458063 4 3.6
General.......................... .....-........ 1744501 1546137 12.6 8277706 2067 317 13 3333 1249569 2088800 2114 748 975761 998913 4377894 4363250
Transportation for investment-Cr... 34 338 12 396 6.0 t3224 51 609 72496 77527 187 551 175490 69077 78128 329124 331145 6 .6
Railway operating expenses........... 35. 002 407 33568244 4.3 48013120 46 182 355 32667077 31 184 201 52986196 53414047 20691 762 20980 25 106345037 105578273 .7
Net revenue from railway operations............. 15240004 16888274 25496224 31576137 2129 640 20120806 26277012 25018993 9341955 9122072 56828607 54261871 4.7
Railway tax accruals.. -------- 4428 380 4 136 374 87. 436112 7 894940 5 51 965 3923847 6130241 6383156 2109810 2 125757 13752 016 12432762 10.6
Railway operating income .. ........ 10 11624 12751900 d15.2 17060112 23681197 1 697 675 16196959 20146771 18635635 7232145 6996315 43076591 41829109 3.0
Equipment rents-Dr. balance................9629 425055 4.0.3 d b96 291 5 05 21709 1077 747 1 117589 238652 2572348 911635 884682 4372034 4574619 a 4.4
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance...... ........ 224467 219292 2.4 352 593 220325 169 696 220 820 409521 447 966 361 744 368 68 940961 1037 654
Net railway operating income............ 9990859 12107553 d17.5 16708685 23677971 14 450 232 14 858 550 17354 598 15615521 5958766 5742765 37763596 36 216 836 4.3
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............ 69.7 66.5 65.3 59.4 60.6 60.8 66.8 68.1 68.9 69.7 65.2 66.1 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 2 048 571 2 034 937 .7 3 458 085 35 19 018 1 87 802 1 87 621 3 290 701 3 210 669 1132 290 1 076 208 6 280 793 6 119 98 6
Pay roll taxes ..................... ... .. 336 58 1211627 103 1815904 166037 1264400 1 157955 1981 907 1 8196 791 31 74250 4 037638 3782 473 6.7
All other taxes .. ................ .......... ....... 3 091791 2924747 5.7 6620808 624 567 424,7565 2765892 4148334 4501160 1318479 1383237 9714378 8650269 12.3

Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses o whloh are included with M ework Oe entrl retuIrns Ia rt ak-s Regon.
Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


Ste.a.t N.. o o100
OCTOBER, 1940








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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 132 monthly reports of revenues ad expenses representing 136 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WrITHOCTOBER, 1940 AND 1939


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

1910Pr 1910 1939 1940Percent 1939 190 1939 190 1939 0Percent 1
19 1939 increase r193919so 193919oe19391941939 frea 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month-...... 232 833 233 514 d 0. 3 6717 6 766 26 140 26 224 24 519 24 588 57 376 57 578 d 0.4 6 065 6 059
Revenues:
Freight....-.....- ............... .....2- 913 594 832$2 664 390 57.6 9.4 $94 341 864 $89 557 256 $534 696 839 4481601 620 $603 455 782 $520 657 7111 232 494 485 81 091 816 587 12.9 $213 857 107 183 332 033
Passenger...... .........................45 184 324 349 811 153 29 392 340 30663 395 65 427 652 68 878 456 92 748 941 95 255 066 187 568 933 194 796 917 d 3.7 7 010 319 6 257 636
Mail----....... 81 2u3 965 79.753 809 5 3751555 3 776 838 12 967 435 12 857 249 14 461 814 14 027 074 31 180 804 30 661 161 2 419 846 2361 399
Express...... ............................ .. .... 45 097 993 44 939 062 .4 2 504 293 2 274 987 9 059 917 8 698 052 7 575 512 7 612 446 19139 722 18 585 48 3.0 1 024 490 1 016 009
All other operating revenues ... 154 363 990 142 902 653 8.0 8 437 507 8 401 803 32 710 978 31 065 653 34 66 166 29 512 794 75514 651 68 980 250 9.5 4 592 777 3 760 928
Railway operating revenues............ 3 539 445 104 3 281 797 253 7.9 .138 427 559 134 674 279 654 862 821 603 101 030 752 608 215 667 065 091 1 545 898 595 1 404 840 400 10.0 228 904 539 196 728 005
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures...... 421 007 139 393 455 135 7.0 18 921 387 18 555 376 67 933246 62190121 76583 410 66090 804 163438043 146836 301 11.3 22 444874 18 817 458
Maintenance of equipment .... -- 679 363 161 628 835 968 8.0 Z2 265 091 21736 510 129 717 063 118 576 237 154 185 355 133 874 942 306 167 509 274 187 689 11.7 43 240 561 39 071 238
Traffic:..... .......................................... 89635953 88 493 439 1.3 2 291 351 2337313 14 738888 14 868136 15428130 14 977 109 32 458 369 32 182 558 .9 3 877829 3781755
Transportation-Rail line ...... ...2...... 230 b44 792 1 163 405 396 5.8 52 820 197 51 258 075 247 101 079 230 084 524 263 729 296 240.310108 563 650 572 521 652 707 8.1 50 055 172 45 157 140
Transportation-Water line...................... 5524 191 4 197 623 31.6- -
Miscellaneous operations........................ 32 281 025 31 457 826 2.6 1 762 594 1 633 109 5 724 036 5522 364 6 677 527 6285 814 14 164 157 13439 287 5.4 680412 623 383
General........-.--.. -. .. 108 940 383 106 673 633 2.1 4 645 915 4 587 753 19 630 895 19 564 3S9 18 71 308 18 242 791 43 348 118 42 394 933 2.2 5 332 602 5 119 451
Transportation for investment-Cr ...3711 417 3 486 149 6.5 13 623 6 838 328 127 270 473 331 588 189 924 673 338 467 235 44.1 223 793 108 090
Railway operating expenses .............. 2 563 685 227 2 413 032 871 6.3 102 692912 100 101 298 484 717 080 450535 298 535 143 438 479 b89 644 1 122 553 430 1 030 226 240 9.0 125 407 657 112 462 335
Net revenue from railway operations 975 559 877 868 764 382 12.3 35 734 647 34 572 981 170 145 741 152 565 732 217464777 187 47 447 42345 165 374 614 160 13.0 10496 882 84 265 670
Railway tax accruals.................................. 340 659 809 300 952 055 13.2 10 988 029 10 506 501 58 753 345 54 762 497 76 283 572 62 798 233 146 024 946 128 067 231 14.0 36 102 205 24 976 946
Railway operating income..-.............. 634 900 068 567 812 327 11.8 24 746 618 24 066 480 111 392 396 97 803 235 141 181 205 124 677 214 277 320 219 246546 929 12.5 67 394 677 59 288 724
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ................... 80 322 808 80 919 724 a. 5 397 027 5 144 36 20 236 531 19 593 426 13 229 141 11 377 022 38 862 699 36115 284 7.6 d 4 483 251 4 3 194 667
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance....................... 27 475 108 29 459 439 6.7 4 316 520 4 442 691 5 329 075 5 624 833 5 568 116 5 966 961 15 213 711 16034 485 d 5.1 1 020 448 1 051 527
Net railway operating income.........-.. 527 I102152 457 433 164 15.2 15 033 071 14 478 953 85 826-790 72 584 976 122 383 948 107 333 231 223 243 809 194 397 160 14.8 70 857 480 61 431 864
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent).......... 72.4 73.5 74.2 74.3 74.0 74.7 71.1 71.9 72.6 73.3 54.8 57.2
Depreciation included in operating expenses .. 171 172 140 168 432 555 1.6 5 063 883 5 178 834 30 3UO 584 30 231 141 39 106 255 38 430 751 74 470 722 73 840 726 .9 14 022 077 12 823 682
Pay roll taxes............................................. .. 96 625 87 87 181 10.8 3 959 443 3 523 887 18456 789 16 516 812 19 976 624 17 314 016 42 392 8 6 7 354 715 135 4 527 264 3 918 884
All other taxes.....-...................... ....... 244 033 936 213770223 14.2 7028586 6982 614 40296556 38245685 56 506948 45484217 103 632090 90712516 14.2 31574941 21058062


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

1940 139 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 191.0 1939 1910 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month#.. 38 242 38 410 4 0.4 44 307 44 469 45 670 45 769 56 325 56 367 29 155 29 331 131 150 131 467 a 0.2
Revenues:
Freight............ --.............................. ....... 370 118 635 349729282 8 583975 742 533061 315 357 270 16.5 323816805 521928665 50168 246 217925777 14 007 623 097 124 605 1 039 512 674 5.5
Passenger..... 42 041 349 36 11 154 10. 49051 668 44 370 790 26 003 044 26 172 496 67 035 712 69 364 971 15 524 967 15105 979 108 563 723 110 643 446 1.9
Maill.--..-.... ---------- 11 403 752 11 351 201 5 13 623 598 13 712 600 10058939 9 909 588 19221971 16 655 726 6 918 653 6 814 734 36 199 563 35 380 048
Express.............................. .7 660 072 8 095 070 5.4 8 684 562 9 111 079 4 865 16 4 796 994 9 124 040 9 161 308 3 284 53 3 284 196 17 273 709 17 242 498 .2
All other operating revenues.s--.----- 14 594583 13789 589 19 187 360 17550517 23246 686 19 988 534 25450234 25 903037 10 964859 10480 315 59 661 979 56 371 886 5.8
Railway operating revenues.................. 45 818 391 421 078 296 5.9 674 722 930 617 806 301 421 444148 384 684 417 642 760 622 624 773 288 254 618 809 249 692 847 1 318 823 579 1 259 150552 4.7
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures........ 55 214 674 50135 217 10.1 77 659 548 68 952 675 60014 831 58741911 83 224103 81 548 265 36 670614 37375983 179 909 548 177 666 159 1.3
Maintenance of equipment90 348 759 81 472 236 10.9 133 589 320 120 543 474 71 790 654 69 065 153 121 574 520 118304 378 46 241 158 46 735 274 239 66 332 24 104 805 2.4
Traffic................... ........................ 1319 410 12 842 796 3.7 17 197 239 16 624 551 10 283 906 10 31 541 20 308 937 19 981 162 9 387 502 9 391 627 39980 345 39 686 330 .7
Transportation-Rail line..................... 153 753 773 149 830 523 6.0 208 808 945 194 987 663 142 056 325 137 606 509 226 922 308 222 003 595 89406 642 87 152 922 458 385 275 446 765 026 2.6
Transportation-Water line................ 5 5524191 4 197 623 5 524 191 4 197 623 31.6
Miscellaneous operations. ............ 3 697429 3 166212 16.8 4 377 841 3789595 3 301448 3423 672 8492 503 8 846 064 1 945 076 1959 208 13 739 027 14 228 944 3.4
General.................. ..-..... 15 47 457 15 184 561 4.4 211800 59 20 304012 12751735 12593 126 21270180 20972128 10390293 10 409 434 44412206 43974688
Transportation for investment-Cr......... 415 097 447 230 7.2 638 890 555 320 690206 655 211 1 228 378 1 157 444 480 605 650 939 2 399 189 2 463 594 a 2.6
Railway operating expenses........................ 336 766 405 312 184 315 7.9 462 174 062 424 646 650 299 508691 291 088 703 486 088 364 474 697 771 193 560680 192373509 979157 735 958 159981 2.2
Net revenue from railway operations ....- 109 051 986 108 893 91l .1 212 548 868 193 159 651 121 935 457 93 595 716 156 672 258 150 075 517 61 058 129 57 319 338 339 665 844 300 990 571 128
Railway tax accruals... ... ......... 40281 101 37 300169 8.0 76 383 306 62277 115 41 074 84 34 882903 57 608 559 56337 038 19 568714 19 387768 118 251 557 110607709 6.9
Railway operating income................. 68 770 885 71 593 812 d 3.9 136 165 562 130 882 536 80 661 173 58 712 813 99 063 699 93 738 479 41489 415 37 931 570 221 414 287 190 382 862 16.3
Equipment rents-Dr. balance -.... 6 583 839 6 710101 2 100 588 3 515 434 8 516 33 9 097 071 21 531 295 22236 963 9 311 935 9 954 972 39 359 521 41 289 006 4.7
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance... ....... 826 514 2 059 300 2 846962 3 110 827 2 050 762 2163 929 4 054 977 4 819190 3 308 696 3 331008 9414435 10 314 127
Net railway operating income.................. 60 360 532 62 624 411 3.9 131 218 012 124 256 275 70293 578 47 451 813 73 477427 66 682 326 28 869 326 24 645 590 172 640 331 138 779 729 24*4
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ........ 75.5 74.1 6- 68.5 68.7 71.1 75.7 75.6 76.0 76.0 77.0 74.2 76.1 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses.. 20 453 909 20422 472 .2 34475 986 33 246 154 18437 542 18 241594 32 519 566 31 861 342 11 268 324 11 242 739 62 225 432 61 345 65 1.4
Pay roll taxes.... ................... ..... 12 715 358 11 343998 12.1 17 242 622 15 262 882 11 419 870 10 684 561 18 147 250 16 920 038 7 423 275 6 959 636 36 990 395 34 564 25 0
All other taxes...................... --.----... ... 27 565743 25956171 6.2 59140684 47014233 29654414 24 198 342 39461 309 39 417 000 12145439 12428132 81261 162 76 043 474 9


Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of whioh are included with Nre York Oentral returns in reat Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the lose of each month within the period.
Decrease, deficit or other revere item.


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 132 monthly report of revenues a-d expenses representing 136 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1940 AND 1939


Statement No. M-100
NOVEMBER, 1940


Item United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 194O 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month ....-. 232 629 233 321 0.3 6 706 6 747 26 129 26 210 24 507 24 557 57 342 57 514 d 0.3 6 077 6 065
Revenues:
Freight .........---------------.. -- ...- 15204287 310 434 157 1.5 10039 346 $9887 348 57 200999 $56 552 452 166 043 738 68 175 886 $133284083 8134595 686 d 1.0 21 377 913 23 269 409
Passenger .......-------- ........3---51 244152 29288855 6.7 2785766 2767746 6 124 866 5 548 206 8641495 7964987 17552127 16580939 ,9 625087 518058
Mail-..-............-..........--- 8579140 8 280967 3.6 377227 383720 14211860 1301154 1527486 1 448703 326573 3133577 6.2 252709 252973
Express--. ------... ..--- 4 664 677 4518796 3.2 248870 257 966 945046 910 918 827 198 824 561 2021 114 1993445 1.4 109248 106875
All other operating revenues ... -- 15 671 586 15 503 964 1.1 850 042 891 361 3 372 568 3 369 811 3 701 905 3 581 993 7 924 515 7 843 165 1.0 436 107 528 453
Railway operating revenues.............. 375 363 842 368 026 739 2.0 14 301 251 14 188 141 69 065 339 67 962 541 80741 822 81 996 130 164 108 412 164 146 812 22801 064 24 675 768
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures -........ 39607 262 38 092758 4.0 1 603 427 1 703 379 6 453 858 6 299 428 7 975 328 7 571289 16 032 613 15 574 096 2.9 2286459 2183 272
Maintenance of equipment....-----............ 69063518 70802 890 2.5 2109054 2 315 226 13 298882 13726072 16371470 17632967 31779406 33674265 a 5. 4301171 3944192
Traffic. ......--..--.--- -----. 8799560 9004133 213 378 218981 1430289 1426160 1473690 1503299 3117 357 5 148440 T 380476 390 458
Transportation-Rail line ---128 085 930 124 560576 2.8 5332 281 5 247 581 25440 035 24 995 764 27 547 713 27393 428 58 320 029 57 636573 5007927 5112428
Transportation-Water line ..............532 568 415 298 28.2 -
Miscellaneous operations ........... 3 066 661 2970116 3.3 180 013 182247 559 048 573 024 665566 634 529 1 404 627 1 389800 1.1 62 198 55 992
General .....----f.--- ----..- 10657559 10675 576 2 427 130 471907 1971112 1953415 1818194 1809525 4216 436 4234847 d 4 509149 509811
Transportation for investment-Cr 358 276 351 046 2 1 705 1 484 49 076 20 499 33 295 36 128 84 076 58 111 7 19 358 14 687
Railway operating expenses................... 259 454 782 256 170 301 1.3 9 863 578 10 137 637 49 104 148 48 953 364 55 818 666 56 508 909 114 786 392 115 599 910 d .7 12 528 022 12 181 466
Net revenue from railway operations............. 115 909 060 11185438 6 4 4 437 673 4 050 504 19 961 191 19 009 177 24 923 156 25 487 221 49 322 020 48546 902 1.6 10273 042 12 494 302
Railway tax accruals. ~ ...... ....-- 34 080 361 30498802 11.7 1095 887 1007 363 6 615 736 4 511 364 7443 963 6 305 052 15155 586 11 823 779 28.2 5 515 578 3 160 744
Railway operating income ............~.. 81828699 81 357 636 .6 3341786 3043141 13 545 455 14 497 815 17 479 193 19 182169 34 166 434 36723123 d 7.0 6757464 93533558
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ........ 7840 358 7 943 781 1 3 575 558 501 603 2217 317 2604417 904 272 1117939 3 697 147 4 223959 412.5 d 444244 a 631 024
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.................. 2889424 2999238 23 -3 418 604 414 553 553 108 580796 588208 61 214 1559 920 1626563 14 706 112646
Net railway operating income.......... 71 098 917 70 414 617 1.0 2347 624 2 126 985: 10 575 030 11 312600 15 986 713 17 433 016 28 909 367 30 872 601 6.4 7 087002 9 851936
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) -. 69.1 69.6 69.0 71.5 71.1 72.0 69.1 68.9 69.9 70.4 54.9 49.4
Depreciation included in operating expenses. 17 147 638 16 728 761 2.5 504 996 505 976 3030 338 3 040 038 3 838 666 3 739 374 7 374 000 7 285 388 1.2 1420 167 1 285 061
Pay roll taxes ..--..----. 9.. .786 462 9 369 548 4.4 385 35 3S 19 1 880 648 1 856 914 2 084 014 008 715 4 350 197 4 231818 2.8 456 220 436 098
All other taxes............. 2429899 21 129 254 150 64114 4735088 2654450 5359949 4296337 10805389 7591961 42.3 3059358 2724646

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1 0199 ncreaent

Miles of road operated at close of month .... -8 171 38 356 0 44 248 44 421 45 644 45 698 56 289 56 385 29 106 29 303 131 039 131 386 d 0.3
Revenues:
Freight ..4..1....--- ------.- 197 641 $39 25 094 48 2 575 554 $62 594 503 35803 56 $35 065 290 59 516 565 54 825 940 24 024 829 23354 738 119 344 650 113243968 5.4
Passengerht ... ..... 3 496 521 3 127 468 11.8 4 121 608 3 645 526 268 67 2 135 621 5 767 847 5 569 661 1 53 903 1 357 108 9 570 417 9 062 590 5.6
pMail ..ssenger----------- -.---------- 1 219 551 1 177919 3.5 1472260 1430892 1032 16 1027930 2044 399 1 977 117 703 492 711 451 35780 307 3716 498 1.7
Express ... 761 393 737 265 ,33 870 641 844 140 476 227 478 469 954 764 866 648 341 931 336 04 1772 922 1 681211 5.5
All other operating revenues ----- --.---- 1464 255 1 5323473 10.6 1 900 5362 1 851926 2179 08S 2 172 47 2 531 117 2 549 874 1 136 207 1 086 452 846 709 5 808 873 .7
Railway operating revenues.............. 48 139 361 45 691 219 5.4 70940 425 70 366 987 41 759951 40877 857 70814 692 65789 240 27 740 362 26 845 843 140 315 005 133 512940 5.1
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures. 5 200 135 5155525 7 486 594 7338797 5749 595 4412288 6574 154 6881724 3764 06 885853 1608055 15 179 865 6.0
Maintenance of equipment.......................... 9 045 484 8 976 656 .8 15 3346 655 12920 848 6 987 335 6 e5029 12 030 557 12 5322532 4 919 565 5 034952 23 937 457 24 207777 1.1
Traffic_...........-................... 1-415 901 1 387 633 2-0 1796 577 1778 091 972 833 1000 588 1 975 813 2 119 650 937 180 957 384 5 885 828 4 077 6025
Transportation-Rail line 16 222 808 157 894 3.6 21 230 735 20770 322 1.4 91 177 14 216004 24 200046 22 33 033 9421 943 9 104644 48535 166 46 153 681
Transportation-ater line........................... 15.2621716425 06 090 289 532 568 415 298 532 568 415 298 28.2
Miscellaneous operations.... 299980 260433 15.2 362 178 316425 306 090 289 b 807 296 779 765 186 470 194325 1 299 856 1 263 891 2.8
General ....................... ...--------- -- 55964 1520309 2.6 2068803 2030120 1274 18 1290365 2083943 2090132 1013559 1030112 4372320 4410609 d.9
Transportation for investment-Cr..... 26 908 31 246 L 46 266 45 33 58 352 52075 108 171 149 565 61 411 45 362 227 934 247 002
Railway operating expenses ............. 33717 054 32927204 2.4 46245076 45108670 30145 96 28007264 48096 206, 47292549 20181612 20161908 98423 314 95461 721 3.1
Net revenue from railway operations--........... 14 422 307 12764015 13.0 24 695 349 25258 317 11614 455 12870593 22718486 18496691 7 b58750 6683955 41891691 38051219 11dl
Railway tax accruals............. ............ 414559 3978 513 39 7650 137 7 139 257 3 834 026 3 891 772 5 545 837 5 634 167 1 894 775 2009 827 11 274 638 11 535 766 .
Railway operating income............... 10287 748 8785 502 17.1 17045 212 18 119 060 7 780 429 8978 821 17 172 649 12 862 524 5663975 4 674 108 30617053 26515 453 15.5
Equipment rents--Dr. balance........................... 66 335 482534 375 19 091 148 490 767 847 837792 2193696 2128352 962577 902166 3924120 3868312 14
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .................... 222533 21478 3 337039 2742 222001 204 758 485 567 498 102 285 097 342 386 992 465 1045 246
Net railway operating income............ 9402 080 8088 185 16.2 16 489 082 17 940 121 6 790581 7 936 271 14 493 586 10236 070 4416 301 3 429 554 25 700 468 21601 895 19.0
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ......- 70.0 72.1 65.2 64.1 72.2 68.5 67.9 71.9 7Z.8 75.1 70.1 71-5 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses0... 2068025 2027842 2.0 3488192 312 903 1 864 536 1 10 711 881 3 193 949 1 131 029 1 125 810 6 285446 6 130 470 .5
Pay ro11 taxes--..- ....------ .----.-. 1 67593 1196756 59 1723813 162 854 1130253 1051941 1 81 393 1714472 766 806 738463 3712452 3504876 5.9
All other taxes .............. ... 2866966 2781757 3.1 5 926324 5506403 2703773 2839831 3730444 3919695 1127969 1271364 7562186 8030890 d 5.8


a/ Does not Include Boston & Albany, the revenues and
* Less than 0.1 percent.
d Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


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United States New England Regiona/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1939 1994 0 193 9 1940 1939 19i0 1939 increase 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month ..- 232 812 233 501 0. 6 716 6 762 26 138 26 223 24 518 24 592 57 372 57 577 d0.4 6 066 6 060
Revees .......228799 11812974 824 732 ..5 $104 381210 $99444604 0591 897838 $538134072 5669499519 $588 833 596 1 365 778 567 1 226 412 272 11.4 $235235020 (206601442
Passenger. 3-76428 477 379100007 32 178106 33431 141 71552518 74726 662 101390437 103 22005 205121061 211377855 3. 7 635 406 6775694
Pail s8senger--... --..................-9--783.105 88034776 4 128782 4160558 14389295 14158403 15989300 15475777 34507377 33794738 .T 2672555 2614372
.Expres49762670 49457859 .6 2753163 2532953 10004963 9608970 8402710 8437008 21160836 20578931 2.8 1133738 1122884
All other operating revenues...........- 170 035 576 158 406 618 7.3 9287 549 9 293 164 36 083 546 34 435 464 38 068 071 33 094 788 83 439 166 76823 416 8.6 5 028884 4289381
Railway operating revenues..-.......... 3 914 808 946 3649 823992 7.3 152 728810 148 862 420 723 928 160 671063571 833350037 749061 221 1710007007 1 568987 212 9.0 251 705 603 221 403773
Expenses:
Maintenses: ofwayandtructures ....... 460614401 431547893 6.7 20524814 20258755 74387104 68489549 84558738 73662093 179470656 162410397 10.5 24731333 21000730
Maintenanceof equipment trot ures-... 748426677 699638856 7.0 24374145 24051736 143015945 132302308 170556823 151507908 337946913 307861 952 9.8 47 541 732 43015430
Trafficntenanceofequipmen- .............--- 98435513 97497574 1.0 2504729 2556294 16169177 16294297 16901820 16480408 35575726 35330999 .7 4258305 4172813
Transportation-Rail line................. 1 358 930 724 1 287 965 97 58 152 478 6 503 456 272 541 114 25 080 288 291 277011 267703 536 621 970603 579 289 280 7.4 55 063099 50269368
Transportation-Water line----.... --............. ....... 6 056 759 4 612 921 31.3 -
Miscellaeous operations 35 ..... .47 686 34 427 942 7 1 942 607 1 815 356 6 283 084 609 388 7 343 093 6 918 344 15 568 784 14 829088 5.0 742 610 679375
General-- p ............ ................. 119 597 942 117349 210 1.9 5073 045 5059 660 21 b02 0.07 21517 804 20 689 502 20052 317 47 564 554 46629781 2.0 5841 751 5 629 262
Transportation for investment--Cr 4 09 693 3 837 195 6.1 15328 8 322 377203 290972 364883 226 052 757414 525 346 44.2 243 151 122777
Railway operating expenses.................. 2823340009 2669203173 5.8 112556490 110238935 533821228 499488662 590962104 536098554 1237339822 1145826151 8.0 137935679 14 643801
Net revenue from railway operations.......... 1 091 468937 980620 819 11.3 40172 320 38 623 485 190106 932 171 574 909 242 387933 212 962 667 472 667 185 423161 061 11.7 113 769 924 96 759 97
Railway tax accruals........................ 574 740170 331450857 13.1 12083916 11513864 65369081 59273862 83727535 69103 284 161180532 139891010 13.2 39617783 28137690
Railway operating income.............. 716 728 767 649169962 10.4 28088404 27109 621 124 737851 112 301 047 158 660398 143 859 383 311486 653 283 270051 10.0 74 152 141 68 622282
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .................... 88 163 166 88 863 506 972 585 5 646 439 22 453 848 22 197 843 14 133 413. 12494 962 42 559 846 40 339 244 .5 45 gdI 98235!671
Joint facility rent-Dr balance............ 30 364 51 3458 676 4 735 124 4 857 244 5 882 183 6 205 628 6 156 323 6 598 173 16 773 630 17 661 047 d 5.0 135 154 1 1643
Net railway operating income -............ 598 201070 527 847 780 13. 17 380695 16603938 96 401 820 83 897576 138 370 662 124766246 252 153 177 225269760 11.9 77 944482 71 283 600
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...-........ 72.1 73.1 73.7, 74.1 7537 74.4 70.9 71.6 72.4 73.0 54.8 56.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses .. 188 319778 185 161 316 1.7 5 68 87-9 5684 810 33 330 922 3 271 179 42 944 921 42 7012 8 844722 81126 114 15 44 244 108 743
Pay roll taxes........... .................. 106 410 300 96 551 380 10.2 4 344 978 3 890 076 20 337 524 18 373 726 22 060 639 19 322 731 46 743 141 41586 533 12.4 4 983 484 4 354 982
All other taxes---.... ..........................- 268329870 234899477 14.2 7738938 7623788 45031557 40900136 61666896 49780553 11 437 391 98304 477 16.4 34 634299 23782708

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase

Miles of road operated at close of month ...... 38 234 38 405 d 0.4 44 300 44 465 45 667 45 764 56 322 56 369 29 151 29 326 131 140 131 459 d 0.2
Revenues: 411 316 276 6389054376 5.7 646551 296 $595655 818 $393073419 $358 880095 $581445230 556 514186 6241 950 606 6237362 361 1 216 469 255 1 152 756 642 .5
Freigt........... 45 37870 41240622 10.4 531738 6 48016316 28271711 28 08117 72803559 74934632 17058870 16463087 118134140 11970 836 7
Passenger. -12623303 12529120 .8 15295858 15143492 1109135 10937518 21266370 20632843 7622145 7526185 39979870 39096546
MExilpress-. .--- -...... 8421465 8832 335 9555203 9955219 5341343 5275463 10078804 10027956 3626484 3620290 19046631 18923709 .6
All o ers rating revenues ------- 16056838 15113062 03 21087722 19402443 25426271 22161081 27981351 28452911 12101066 11566767 65508688 62180759 5.4
Railway operating revenues.............. 493 957732 466 769515 5.8 745 663 35 688 173 288 463204099 425562274 713 575 314 6905625328 282 359 171 276538 690 1 459 1385 84 1 392 663 492 4.8
Expenses:
Maintenance of ay and structures....... .. 60414809 55290742 9.3 85146142 76291472 65764426 63154199 89798257 88429989 40434920 41261836 195997603 192846024 1.6
Maintenance of equipment...ructe...... .... 99 394243 90448898 9.9 146935975 133 464 38 78777989 7591 446 133605077 130626910 51160 72 51770226 263543789 258312582 8.0
Traffic ... of- e e------------------- .....14735311 14 230429 3.5 18993616 18402642 11 256 739 11314129 22284750 22100793 10324682 10349011 43866171 43763933 .2
Transportation-Rail line ............. 174 976 581 165 488 417 5.7 230 039 680 215 757 985 156 969 502 151 822 513 251 122 354 244 838 628 98 828 585 96 237 66 506 920 44 492 918 707 2.8
Transportation-Waterline--41-60206 056 759 4 612 921 6 056759 4 612921 31.3
miscellaneous operation ..................... 3997409 3426645 16.7 4740019 41060 3607538 3713473 9799 9625828 2131546 153533 15038883 15492834
Generalor....... ...................... 17407111 16704 870 4.2 23 24886 22 334132 14026551 13883491 233 23 25068260 11403852 11439546 48784526 48383297
Transportation forinvestment-Cr 442 005 478476 7.6 685 156 601253 748558 707286 1 336549 1 307009 542016 696301 627 123 2710596 d 3.1
Railway operating expenses ........... 370483459 345111519 7.4 508419138 469755320 329654187 319095965 534184570 521990320 213742292 212535417 1077581049 1053621702 2.3
Net revenue from railway operations ........... 123474293 121 657996 1.5 237244217 218417 968 133549912 106 466 309 179 390744 168572208 68 616879 64003273 381 557 535 339041790 162
Railway taxaccruals --- ..........----.---- ------------. 44415660 41278682 7.6 84033443 69416372 44908310 38774675 63154396 61971205 21463489 21397595 129526193 122143475 6.
Railway operating income.......... 790563 80379314 1.6 153210774 149001596 88641602 67691634 116236348 106601003 47153390 42605678 52031340 21689815 16.2
Equipment rents-Dr. balance........... ........ 7 247174 7 192 635 .8 2 319 679 3366 944 9 284 680 9 934 863 23 724 991 24 365 315 10273 970 10857 140 4 283 641 45 157 18 41
point facility rent-Dr balance............... 2 048847 2274083 9.9 3184001 3 438 256 2 272 763 2 368 687 4 540 344 5 317 292 3 593 793 3 673394 10406900 11 359 373 .
Net railway operating income ---........... 69762612 70 912 96 d 1.6 147 7u7 094 142196 396 77 084159 55 388 084 87 971013 76 918 396 33 285 627 28075 144 198 340 799 160 381 624 23.7
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ...7........ 75.0 773.9 682 68.3 71.2 75.0 74.9 75.6 75.7 760.73.9 75.7 -


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


22521 934 22 450314
13 980828 12540754
30434 832 28 737928


.3 37 964 178 36 559 057
11.5 18964312 16 895736
5.9 65069131 52520636


20 302 078
12 550 123
32 358 187


20052 3051 55 609 447 35055 291 12 399 538
11736502 19962643 18 634510 8190081
27038 173 435 191 753 43 336 695 13 273408


12 368 549
7 698 099
13 699 496


68 510 878 67 476 145
40 702 847 38 069 111
88 823 348 84 074 364


U S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1941-0-245430
Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Represents an average of the mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
d Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 132 monthly reports of revenues and Wpenses representing 136 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1940 AND 1939








Subject to revision

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U.S. DEPO"ITORY


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3 1262 08730 4043 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


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

Compiled from 132 monthly reports of revenues ad expenses representing 136 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)


FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1940 AND 1939


IteUnited States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
190 Percent Percent
19140 1939 increase. 194o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase 1940 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month.... 232 437 233 160 d 0. 6 700 6718 26 112 26 200 24 489 24 529 57 301 57 447 d 0.3 6 093 6 064
Revenues:
Freight ---------.---------3...- (308 350352 $276271397 11.6 $101753214 89471189 $59 015-980 $53695967 $63865248 159231569 $133634442 8122398725 9.2 $19770027 $18946960
Passenger .. ..............40840486 37803141 8.0 3 22410 3325385 7 984:443 7854 388 10397432 9818.444 21704285 20998217 .4 872 116 7965558
Mail..............- .. .. 11 303 789 10977594 3.0 485 416 483 319 1 758517 1 751 295 1 917 598 1 64 250 4 161 531 4098 864 1.5 315 767 299 663
Express ...... 5879319 5731733 2.6 256567 318448 911749 1060989 849 330 975 318 2017 646 2354 755 d14.3 121 718 143942
All other operating revenues-......... 15417581 14396387 7.1 945 411 943226 3276 387 3196813 3435 344 3132772 7657142 7272811 35 487816 475454
Railway operating revenues........... 381 791 527 345 180 252 10.6 15763018 14541567 72947'076 67559452 80464 952 75022353 169 175 046 157 123372 7.7 21567444 20662577
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ..........- 36 472 253 35282824 3.4 1431217 1355 514 6 518 836 6582540 7436680 6733699 15386733 14671753 4.9 1813 155 2047221
Maintenance of equipment ......................... 70548671 66296405 6.4 2231717 2247316 14424660 13781072 15878 119 15942295 32534496 31970683 1.8 4 325 917 3817740
Traffic. ------ ----.----- 9 150 790 9236971 a .9 220154 214411 1 427,858 1539909 1583177 1600165 3231189 3354505 d 3. 418029 402947
Transportation-Rail line ....................... 135 5354 079 124 689 026 T 5921 301 5501 581 27015046 25612159 29110240 27 039 160 62046587 58 152 900 6.7 4986296 4813 314
Transportation-Water line.......................... 616 508 525 993 17.2 -
Miscellaneous operations ----- -...- 3603 283 3283 196 9.7 190 466 183 789 643856 611 968 755939 712 451 1590 261 1508 208 5.4 67 589 58 830
General-o.....-. --- ----- 10 8514583 10 219 610 6.2 394 512 419180 1 8924153 1936 007 1 984 504 1 675 806 4 271 169 4 030995 6.0 773 301 537 478
Transportation for investment-Cr......... 462 984 527 492 12.2 1 4 3612 101912 104 739 26 801 67 690 127 290 176 041 d27.7 14 168 15 747
Railway operating expenses ................... 266134183 249006533 6.9 10390790 9918179 51 820497 49958916 56 721 858 53 635906 118 933 145 113 513 001 4.8 12370119 11661783
Net revenue from railway operations............... 115 657 344 96 173 719 20.3 5 372 228 4 623 388 21 126579 17 600 536 23 743 094 21 386 447 50 241 901 43 610 371 15.2 9197 325 9 000 794
Railway tax accruals.................................. 26740116 24226700 10.4 1160177 921444 4070900 3594988 6149704 5480071 11380781 9996503 13.8 2633992 2460711
Railway operating income--............ 88917228 71947019 23.6 4212051 3701944 17055679 14005 548 17 93 390 15906 376 38861 120 33613868 15.6 6 563 333 6 54008
Equipment rents-Dr. balance -....................--- 7560746 7654521 d 1.2 632 305 512973 2113683 2334368 914013 1042949 3660001 3890290 d 5.9 454 72 d 538762
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ........................ 2 65 813 3 5311 199 T 405 219 471 448 431'767 791 781 442 542 866 137 1279 528 2 129 366 139 793 1053!9-
Net railway operating income ............ 78790669 60981299 29.2 3174527 2717523 14 510.229 10879399 16236 835 13997 290 33921 591 27594 212 22.9 6 878680 6972974
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....... .. 69.7 72.1 65.9 68.2 71.0 73.9 70.5 71.5 70.3 72.2 57.4 56.4
Depreciation included in operating expenses 17 540 206 16 690 640 5.1 503 942 506 755 3 071 431 3 070 622 3 740 294 3 630 340 7 315 667 7 207 717 1.5 1 432 771 1 294 259
Pay roll taxes--.. .... --. .... .........-..........- 9 934 293 9 034 094 10.0 443 343 367 012 1941897 1 805 154 2 100 394 1960 862 4 485 634 4 133 028 8.5 430 388 420 783
All other taxes...................... ....... .------- 16 805 82 15 192 606 10.6 716 834 554 432 2129003 1789 834 4 049 310 3 519 209 6 895 147 5 863 475 17.6 2203 604 2 039 928


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
9o Percentercent
194 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 194o 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase
increase
Miles of road operated at close of month... 38 166 38 317 d 0.4 44 259 44 381 45 520 45 691 56 256 56 373 29 101 29 268 130 877 131 332 d 0.4
Revenues:
Freight.--............. (41494 835 $36769759 12.9 $61264862 855716719 $32448774 $27 424 546 $57 766355 $49 144 100 $23235919 $21 587 307 $113451048 $98155953 15.6
Passenger ................. -45 942 4661 283 .0 6418058 5457841 3213521 2920117 7623 335 6714 394 1 881287 1712572 12718 143 11 347 083 12.1
Mail--.. ............................ 1-577475 1474580 1893242 1774243 1426254 1359461 2969492 2904609 853270 840417 5249016 5104487 2.8
Express..--------- ......................----. 1 112 533 935 842 18.9 1 234 251 1 079 784 674 546 596 764 1 410 281 1 225 660 542 595 474 770 2 627 422 2297 194 14.4
All other operating revenues -.---.....- 1 587 818 1 420 372 11.8 2 075 634 1895 826 1783112 1 574 215 2 691457 2 571 65 1210 236 1 082 170 5 684 805 5227750 8.7
Railway operating revenues................... 51 18 603 45 261 36 13.4 72886 047 65 924 413 39 546 207 33875 103 72460 920 62 560128 27723 307 25697236 139730434 122 132467 14.4
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ........ 4 359 984 4 955 386 d12.0 6 173 139 7 002 607 5146 344 4 429 910 6 595 264 5 803 969 3 170 773 374 585 14 912 581 13 608 464 9.6
Maintenance of equipment............................... 8 638721 8431545 2.5 12964 638 12249085 751 176 6 158323 12684609 11 164 259 4851 752 4754055 25049537 22076637 13.5
Traffic.-----.-........-........... 1457 475 1403514 3.8 1875502 1806461 1094767 975140 1996 273 2125 268 953 05 975597 4 044 099 4 076 005 d .8
Transportation-Rail line 17572485 16329563 7.6 22558 781 21 142877 14981 580 13517 21 26187 959 22689048 9579 172 9 186 880 5074 711 45 393 249
Transportation-Water line ...................... 0 412 460 17.9 616 508 525 993 616 508 525 99 17.2
Miscellaneous operations ... ................. 486 210 41 4 17.9 555 79 471 290 541 153 312 738 907 021 789 031 211 049 201 29 1 459 223 1303 696 11.9
General-................................................. .......... 1 557 164 1 501 669 3.7 2 330 465 2 039 147 1 225 953 1 216 854 1 987 797 1 880 672 1 036 199 1 051 944 4 249 949 4 149 470 2.4
Transportation for investment-Cr.................. 52 661 55 406 d 66 829 71153 71 533 77 007 73 507 136 991 123 825 66 300 268 865 280 298 d 4.1
Railway operating expenses.......... 34 019 376 32978 531 3.2 46 389 495 44 640 314 50231 440 26 533 279 50 901 924 44 841 249 19 678 179 19 4786 90 100 811 543 90 853 218 11.0
Net revenue from railway operations............... 17 299 227 12283 305 40.8 26496552 21284099 9314767 7341824 21558 996 17718879 8045 128 6218546 38918891 31279 249 24.4
Railway tax accruals............................... 4 207 584 2575 092 6.4 6841576 5035 803 3311542 2534 488 3819 004 5 134235 1387213 525 671 8517 759 9 194 394 d 74
Railway operating income- .............. 13091 643 9 708 213 34.9 19 654 976 16248 296 6 003 225 4 807 336 17 739 992 12 584 644 6 657 915 4 692 675 30401 132 22 084 855 37.7
Equipment rents--Dr. balance-.......................... 692 145 730 652 d 5 237 419 191 870 676 797 624 763 2 011 133 1 946 879 975 5396 1000 719 3 66 326 35 572 361 2.5
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ................. 222 203 297 5378 25.31 361582 403 269 162679 535 702 742 915 438 903 19 109 285 959 924 703 778 564 18.8
Net railway operating income ................. 12177295 8680183 40.3 19055975 15653157 5163749 4128871 14985944 10198662 5663410 3406197 25813103 17733930 45.6
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............ 66.3 72.9Q 63.6 67.7 76.4 78.3 70.2 71.7 71.0 75.8 72.1 74.4-
Depreciation included in operating expenses... 2 073 676 2 026 355 2.3 3 506 447 320 614 2 277810 1 847 334 3 300 052 3 181 484 1 140 230 1 133 491 6,718 092 6 162 309
Pay roll taxes ......... 1287655 1202422 7.1 1718043 1623 20 1133386 947 89 1 41063 1632524 756167 697348 3730616 3277861 18
All other taxes......-......... 2 919 989 1 372 670 112.7 5123533 3412598 2178 56 1586499 1977941 3501711 61 046 828323 4787143 5916533 19.1

/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with Mew. York Central returns in areat Lakes Region.
D Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


Statement No. M-100
DECEMBER, 1940









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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from 138 monthly reports of revenues and expeme representing 136 Class I steam railways
(SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES NOT INCLUDED)

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1940 AND 1939


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1910 1939 19o0 1939 1940 1939 1940 1939 increase 190 1939

Miles of road operated at close of month# --.... 23277 233 462 d 0.3 6 715 6 760 26 134 26 219 24515 24 580 57 364 57 559 d 0.3 6 068 6 060
Revenues:
Freight ............... ........-3 537 149 47163 251 096 150 8.8 $115134424 $108915793 $650913818 $591830039 $733364768 $648065166$1499413010 1 348 810 998 11.2 $255005047 $225548402
Passenger ... ------. 417 268962 416903 149 .1 35500516 36756526 79536961 82581050 111787868 1135038497 226 825345 232 376073 d 2.4 8507522 7572252
Mail ....-............. 101 086 89 99012370 2.1 4 614198 4643877 16 147 812 15909698 17 906 898 17340027 38668908 37893 602 2 988 322 2 914 035
Express...........~............--- 55641988 55189590 .8 3009730 2851401 10916712 10669959 9252039 9412 324 23178481 22933684 1.1 1255456 1266826
All other operating revenues................. 185453 158 172 803004 7.3 10232960 10236 390 39 359 933 37 632 277 41 503 416 36227 559 91 096309 84096 226 8.3 5 516 700 4 764 835
Railway operating revenues....................... 4 296 600473 3 995 004 243 7.5 168 491 828 1635 403 987 796 875 236 738 623 0E3 9135 814 989 824 083 573 1 879 182 053 1 726 110 583 8.9 2735 2735 047 242 066 350
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .............497086654 466830717 6.5 21956031 21614269 80905940 75072089 91995418 80395792 194 857389 177082 150 10.0 26544488 23047951
Maintenance of equipment .................... 818 975349 765 935263 6.9 26 605 862 26 299 052 157 440 605 146083 380 186434 943 167 450 205 370481410 339 832 637 9.0 51 867 649 46 833170
Traffic..............------------- 107 586 302 106734 544 .8 2 724883 2770705 17 597 035 17 834 206 18484996 18080592 38 806 914 38685 503 .3 4 676 334 4575 160
Transportation-Rail line ................ 1494 284802 1412 654 997 5,8 64 073 779 62 007 037 299 556 160 280 692 447 320 387 250 294 742 695 684 017 189 637442 179 7.3 60049 395 55 082 882
Transportation-Water line..................... 6 675 267 5 138 914 29.9 -
Miscellaneous operations_...............--... .38 950969 37 711 138 3.3 2 133 073 1 999 145 6 926 940 6 707 356 8 099 032 7 630 795 17 159 045 16 337 296 5.0 810 199 738 205
General ................ ....... ....-.. 130 449 524 127 568 819 2.3 5467 557 5 478 840 23 694 160 23 453 811 22 674 005 21728 122 51 835 722 50660 773 2.3 6 615 052 6 166 740
Transportation for investment--Cr.......... 4 532 676 4 364 687 3.8 13 905 11 934 479 115 395 711 391 683 293 742 884 703 701 387 26.1 257 319 138 524
Railway operating expenses.----........ 3089474191 2918 209 705 5.9 122 947 280 120 157 114 585 641 725 549 447 578 647 683 961 589 734 459 1 356 272 966 1259 339 151 7.7 150 305 798 136 305 584
Net revenue from railway operations.........-.. 1 207 126 282 1 076 794 538 12.1 45 544 548 43 246 873 211 233 511 189 175 445 266 131 028 234 349 114 522 909 087 466771 432 12.0 122 967 249 105 760 766
Railway tax accruals.....................-.. 396353538 3555677557 11.4 13244093 12435308 69421948 62868850 84768524 74583555 167434565 149887 513 11.7 42 251775 30598401
Railway operating income--.............----- 810772 744 721 116 981 12.4 32 300455 30 811 565 141 811 563 126 306 595 181 362 504 159 765 759 355474522 316883919 12.2 80715474 75 162 365
Equipment rents--Dr. balance............... 95723912 96518 027 d .8 6604 890 6159412 24567531 24532211 15047426 13537911 46219847 44229534 4.5 5 38 21 4 4364473
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ............ 32 930 345 35769 876 5 140 343 5 328 692 6 313 950 6997 409 6 598 865 7464313 18 053 158 19790 414 d 8. 174533 1270064
Net railway operating income ----........... 682 118 487 588 829 078 15.8 20 555 222 19 323 461 110 930 082 94 776 975 159 716 213 138 763 535 291 201 517 252 863 971 15.2 84 823 162 78 256 774
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent)............ 71.9 73.0 73.0 73.5 73.5 74.4 70.9 71.6 72.2 73.0 55.0 56.3
Depreciation included in operating expenses.... 205 659 981 201 851 958 2.0 6 072 821. 6191 566 36 402 351 36 341 801 46 685 214 45 800 465 89 160 386 88 333 832 .9 16 875 015 15 403 002
Pay roll taxes .................................... 116 344 52 105 583 23 10 4 788 320 4 257 088 22279 352 20178880 24 161 033 21283 594 51 228 705 45 719 562 12.0 5 413 872 4 775 76
All other taxes....... ....-.... 280 009015 250 094234 12.0 8 455 773 8 178 220 47 142 596 42 689 970 60 607 491 53 299 761 116 205 860 104167 951 11.6 36 b37 903 25 822 636


Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
Percent Percent
1940 1939 increase 1940 1939 1940 1939 1910 1939 1910 1939 1940 1939 increase


Miles of road operated at close of month.... 38 250 38 396 d 0.4 44298 44 456 45655 45 758 56 316 56 369 29 146 29 320 131 117 131 447 d 0.3

Revenues: $4528 ll 111 425824135 6.5 )707 816158 (651372537 (425522193 (386 304641 (639211585 605 658 286 $265186 525 $258 949 668(81 329 920 3031i 250 912 595 6.3
FPassengerht .-51083 812 45901 905 11.3 59 591 334 53474 157 31 485232 31 228 234 80426 894 81 649 026 18 940157 18 175659 130 852 83 131 052 919 d .2
Passenierl -- -14 200 778 14 003 700 14 17 189 100 16 917 735 12 517 609 12 296 979 24 235 862 23537 452 8475415 8 366 602 45 228 886 44 201033
Ma il ... .............. .. .... ... ... .... ... .... .... ... .... ...
Express 9 535 998 9 768 177 d 2.4 10 789454 11 035 003 6 015889 5872227 11 489 085 11 253616 4 169 09 4 095060 21 674 053 21 220 903 2.1
All other operating revenues 17 646 656 16 533 434 7T 231633556 21298 269 27 209 383 23735 296 30672 808 31024 276 133 11 302 12648 937 71 193 493 67 408 509 5.6
Railway operating revenues................ 545276355 512031 351 6.5 818 549402 754 097 701 502 750306 459 437 377 786 036 234 753 122 656 310082478 302235926 1 598 869 018 1 514795 959 5.6
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures........ 64 774 793 60246 128 7.5 91 319 281 83294079 70910770 67 584 109 96 393521 94 233958 43 605 693 44 636 421 210 909984 206454 488 2.2
Maintenance of equipment..... 108 032 964 98 880 237 9.3 159900 613 145713 407 86 291 165 82 073769 146 289686 141 791 169 56 012 475 56 524 281 288 593 326 280 389 219 .
Traffic................................. 16192784 156394 3.6 20869118 20209103 12 351506 12289269 24281023 24226061 11277741 11324608 47910270 47839938 .1
Transportation-Rail line ................. 192 549066 181 817 980 5.9 252 598 461 236 900 862 171951 082 165 339 834 277 3103135 67 527 676 108407757 105444446 557 669 152 538 311956 3.6
Transportation-Water line ...............- 6673267 5138914 6673267 5 138 914 9.9
Miscellaneousoperations 4483619 3839105 16.8 5293818 4577 310 3948691 4026211 10206 820 10414 859 2 342 595 2 355462 16498106 16796532
General ............. .- 18 964275 18206 539 4.2 25 579 527 24 373 279 1 252504 15 100 345 25 341 920 24 942932 12440051 12491 490 53034475 52534767
Transportation for investment-Cr::::::::::... 494 666 533 882 d 7.4 751 985 672 406 820091 784293 1410056 1444000 665841 762601 2 89598 2 990894 d 3.
Railway operating expenses............... 404 502 835 378090050 7.0 554 808633 514 395 634 359 885627 345629 244 585086494 566 831 569 233420471 232014 107 1 178 392592 1 144 474920 3.0
Net revenue from railway operations......... 140 773 520 133 941 301 5.1 263740769 239702 067 142 864 679 113 808 133 200 949 740 186291 087 76 662 007 70221 819 420476426 370321039 13.5
Railway tax accruals ...----- .... 48 623 244 43 853 774 10.9 90 875 019 74 452 175 48219852 41 309 163 66 973400 67 105 440 22 850702 22923266 138043 954 131 337 869 5.1
Railway operating income.................... 92 150276 90087 527 2.3 172 865750 165249 892 94 644827 72498970 133 976 340 119 185 647 53 811 305 47 298 553 282 432472 238 983 170 18.2
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ........... 7939 319 7 923 287 .2 2 557098 3 58a 814 9 961477 10559 626 25 736 124 26 312 194 11 249 366 11 857 859 46 946 967 48 729 679
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 2 271 050 2 571 461 d11.7 3 545 583 3 841 525 2435443 2422 389 5 283 259 5756 195 5 612902 3 959 353 11 331 604 12 137937 6.7
Net railway operating income....... 81 939 907 79 592 779 2.9 166 763 069 157 849 553 82 247907 59 516 955 102 956957 87 117 258 38 949 037 31 481 341 224 153 901 178 115 554 25.8
Ratio of expenses to revenues (percent) ....... 74.2 73.8 67.8 68.2 71.6 75.2 74.4 75.3 75.3 76.8 73.7 75.6 -
Depreciation included in operating expenses 24 595 610 24 476 670 .5 41470625 39 879672 Z2 579 888 21 899 639 39109499 38 236775 13 539 583 15 02040 75 228 970 73 638 454 2.2
Pay roll taxes.......... .. 15 268 483 13743 176 11.1 20682 55 18518 941 13 68 509 12 682 339 21 803 706 20267 034 8 946248 8 395 447 4443 3463 41 344 820 7.5
All other taxes ...... 33 354761 30110598 10.8 70192664 55933234 34 536343 28626824 45169694 46 838 406 13904454 14527819 93610491 89993049 4.0


/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 tie mileage reported at the close of each month within the period.
d Decrease, deficit or other reverse items.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1941-0-245430




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