Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1931

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Title:
Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1931
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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
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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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Average number of miles. operated 24),067.26 242,685.94 7,306.*39 7,344.48 27,960.o3 27,956.43 25,o27.o3 ast,olrg.61 60,295.45 50,34<52 6,120.41 6,o)3.77



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FOR SEVEN MONTHS EN~k WITH JULY, 1931 AND 1930


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Average number of miles operated 242,87).78 242,709.61 7,324.32 7,351.43 2J- 98375 27,951.57 25,039.16 25,05.45 40,889.85 60,354.46 6,o68.0o 6,600.54
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Jriht~oidntn facility Dr 1 870. 2 6 63 0698 930 5 3
Railay peraingrevnues .. ,56,58)852 },14 .35 ,49 119816304 141,58,96 71,94 6o,30,20 58,194ok 72,56,86 1153,12,90 ,43)988 0) 11,0),08 15 ,88 ,68
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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930


Averaga number of miles operated... .-.-1 243,072. 64 242,715.18 7,30s.46 7,332.71 27,959.4~7 27,956.43 25,025.73 25,042.76 60,293.66 60,333.90 6,120.41 6,033.77




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Rpnaiwyoeaigepne 6,6349 372005 1,5,3 365,3 65775 6,0,6 5,1,7 86829 141699 14,4,5 17465 1,7,7

Pasnailway oprain income 6694.6 106,954,817 3,404,91 4,949,058 f,4,8 15,1382 12i9,i 21,97,11 24,8}6,5 1,919,9 6903 ,9015



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Avragenubra of ie perati roned__ 340,05,0.1 406,05.67 46,3170.56 6,19.465,8 701,892.96 49,lo. 5,27247 53,718.56 5,429 33.532.491 1,36,60.42 13,36,61.8

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Inoienta_ 29 70 ,1f 2791 1, 12571, 6 57 65 3 it k

Maintenance of way and strnatures_~~. 94 8 88 92 7 4 1 9:4 9 1 20 2 95
Maintenance of equipment__...~ 1 1 ) 1 9 01 10 55 1 16 82 2 14 9 1
Trnspotai on~.....~..... ------ --- -- 151 02 519 6 0 51 2 5 1 24 8 8s
Miscellaneous operations._..enrl~... 21 2)g....-.-- --- 2)- ---- q(i~ 9la:1 p
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Transportation for investment,-cr_ 90- 05Y6 15 ~,61;85 88 1i0,,n Iiqo 2t~ B8 6 r 0 8569 1
nailway operating expenases.-- ....--- 33,99,06354 397,850,087 4,56,78,4o 53,0971,930 32,298,66 41,72146,8 44,72,4704 55,7 ,5593 224,14491,7 289,17,7857 99,52,850 1325,10,35
Net revenue from railway operation 6965 01688 9,14 1 19, as la 1, o629 211?,o 16 205 J, 1 o, 3 1, 56 4 a, 4
nailway tax acoraals.._~-~-- 2,------- 1rl 28 3, 3 ,26s 5, o 1 4, 06 6, 1,5;1 32~i~j 2,2~f 1212,1 11gi 089,;6 9/12
IOnoollectible railwaay revenu~es....._. 653 55 a291) 357700 216 28,77 6 ,8
Railwray operating income ..3_-~--16,917,360 16,054,857 to,4oy,94o 1,966,oo2 8,7218,55 16,842,743 12,769,610 23.957r1.55 8.6,1772 410,6419r9 31,690,93 51,o2s,s1o


Nes railway operasing income _..~-l 35,431,436 6072 5,4,8 1,134,152 14,058, 257 7,4383371 15,582,919 12,925,629 219,707,5 6,418,59424 8,96,32547 26,782,1so 45,58,037
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) -- 3.34 70.24753 73.92.07 72.215 6.22 68.75 70.95 69.oo 628.5 69.79 66.14

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OPERATING REVrENUES AND OPERATING EXPESES OF: CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS RI THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from the MO0NTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUES AND EXPENSEY for 171 steam railways, including 17 switching and terminal companies

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1931 AND 1930


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United States New England Regiong/ .I: G;rsea Lakres Region Central Eastern Regiogq Eyastrn District Poeshontas Region
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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles operated ~_..... ..) 292,898.61 242,705.56 7,322.33 7,3149.07 2 ~,929.97 27,9149.93 25,037.49 25,oso 37 60,269.79( 60,3 9*37 6,074.65 6,o22.20




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~~ Transp anortation 1, 1,27 ,29, 48, 462 0 $20, 32 .. ,?90.2 23 1 2 .7,46,2, 2 60, ,2 J, 4
Mniaoel~lanoons operations .1 ,14 1, ,09 98$1 7 6 .52 .8 ,o; 7,o ,, 6 57 7
Tranpotti~on fo--r~~. .nve.mes-o 4~~~.. ,74 6106 4,173 15 74 49,9 1 I7 36070 53,97,9 ,6
Railway operating rexpnses~. ......-1 2,926,6,36,952 2.L,732.9517 44 98,97437 115.354.5113 ~91499164 557,17.51 608 47,oo,998 578,04,d9 1,oy514,o640o 1,244,914.9949 1095,134,29 n6,9285,7


Yailweayo operatiang inc~ome~_....... 440.58,451 6386497.538 2,217,20 :35,164,97 6?,3695,276 1,337,430 84,136,% 1 : 98989 18871922 292601?,3 4197,6 5,571,o

Yitnmot raiwa operations income...... 350,943,70 5,46,5 2;21,40. 2439,3 1367,1 93o~,5.96 620,4 12680 14 ),18),351 25,88,6 3),0755 3,997
Rato f xpnee t rveue (er en) 7.7 5*5 7.7 7.8 797577937918 5.5 8.6 .9 6.0 6.7
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Passenge oprai epne .... .....- 2,2. .7452 59.559,260744 9194348 6 6.7o1 11234,1 43,845142.. kl, 0,714 560496n so3557,01 3.eWg4913 195,9 ,65715,4
mailra 9,x ,orl~._....~ lo.-- ....... 32:6 11, 1~~iS 292 "E6 903 9, 202 15, ~ i17 811 6, 6,982,856 30,9 50 )
Anoll othbe r transprtatinue~.~ ..... 53, S 7 78 9 ; 5,91 9 13669,se 11 7 13, .7;

Joint taoility rndr b~ns. ... 18,8 s,165 20 3 27)019 197,,~ 1,002,j:~ 2 1,075.38 1~~~b 84OP 246,55.5 1, 14 119,580
Iqinnt ilway operating re enu. 364,842,534 44.~l 515,82,65 6ao7syso 279348 4614,3 1,k77 1,4,3 asay52 Jo,7as9 ,s,>22s ,4,4,t

usnonnet of way oeatnd structues..... -- 52 3 8093,6 56465,052 727,065,11 8 e,6,93 te 50.411,64 9365 66, 1,74 soan s,6 oa60~4~d,)1 ,850,6779 1 43,075,3 5so4,9
patint~ qenane tof requiment (pron).--l ,73 92,59 103 696 1 ,16 1b)1715 81 96 11 750 45718 .7 14,f~9s 630,1 625 ,


Trasprtaon --13 26 1 30, 9 3177 0, a 1530 193 2 06 j1 ,90,0 193 .73 1 19 .
Mis~ellnnme ou ils operations ---...... 4052 3 3 1 14.~. 4 26942 49020 5,916 53,639, 31,9971, 2,5~5 .1760 1 6,263
General~_~..~~ 621,6 710 1366, 5 621,70),62 22,07, 29 ,1 1 2,9.2 1.4.2 3 83, ,9 120
Tranporatin fr ivesmen or 4 53. 9 598915760767 1 ,11 1 6,2.33,21 10,4100, 66 25, ,954 ,42 ,088 6,234,
nailay peraingexpeses- 27,429,988 5.91,oo6 392,5;164, 463476187 678859 38122 8,0,3 5,2,8 9,6,1 3.7.7 3.2,1 ,2,2.
Net revenue... from .. raiwa opeaton 67 ..546. 9066,0 123,268 9~ 1574 227 I(Go, ,29 8,o,8 8998 1226,1,8.9 6,6, 3, ,



Rati ofhe epensea to revenues (per cent) 81.52 7 8 76.10 7466-o16 78.8 74.26 7).8lj 7)5 74. 52 76.51 7P5.52

Defici on mother revre I ems
JointeInlue i1 24,966,91_ 02 sleeping andb~ parlor oa7536 sorcharge


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BUREAUj,0F STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSESiOF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from the MONTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUEB AND EXPENBES for 71 team railwya, including 17 switching antl terminal compmanis

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDEDi WITH AUGUST,1981 AND 1930


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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930


Ryerage number of miles operated 2lr2,908.56 242,669.68 7,281*43 7.332.71 27,935.60 27,951*43 25,016.31 25,0412.88 60,233*34 60,334.02 6,120.41 6,o35.ol
Fev nuhe $270,238,968 F363,447- 506 $)9,712.830 $11,45.30 88,9110 $64,469,7 $52,568,111 $691,16972 $110.979,05 $1 2~66: $lp457183357 $20,978, 35
Passenger s/44,756,826 9/ 5%9o 2,5691 4, 5,36p,15 10,2349 5 13~, 6 2, ,% 156110 265185 3 2,2593
Llail 8,329.546 8, .96 43.93 1,8 1, ,799 1,512. .7,7 1~3 2,2
Expess6,61,69 9,9,18 60 20.84 1,505, 4 2 14 .770 1, ,7i .79, .5.3 ,a 6,o 224,3j9.
All other transportation 11,sl1,198 15.130,44 1,86278 35 .3,7 2 op ,57,9 8 sol17956s 19 ,469
Incdetal. ,7 ,72 1,30,70 6J,l75 0 19 9 2,00 ,792 1,9 : 53 3.9 5.32: ,6125 3096033 3012
Joint racllity oCr 9224 1o356 101,0 101, 625 104 ,513 11 ,70 129 38,61 2,357 ,14
Joint facility--ar 25,49 6919 }s 67.964 7, 9o7.537,9 072,7
Railway operating revenues ... 350r334r574 467,537.133 16,oho0,525 19,589,427 66,929,766 67,568,135 72,163,871 95,112,651 155,134,162 202,270,213 19.914.578 22,950,713
Expenses:
Maintenance at way and structures 43,298,862 59 210 596 2, 251?6 3,107,333 9, 717: 12,7 9 6, 6,1) ,79 1,o,469 18, ,64 a, ,}ol 2,54 ,69 2,717 ,020
Maintenance of equipment641)07 0,757 3 9 3,3,9 4 6 7 os 13 30 73 o 2, 50 3 7 3 .55,o70
Tratfic~~ooti c 91140,84 10,270,10 2 8 4.3 1,7 041 19 ,716 18,2 .6 Ma.. .5 1 g:
Tranporttio 121,13000) 151.76,14 570 14 6496,63 5,9 859 31,159jss 2.1i6, 4 oss:12 33 8, ,5 7, 4 I5, 19
Goneral 14,779,250 15,570,601 557,227 662,29 4 22,94311 4'~12 2,975 ,oo 3,6, 7 236, 32 5 3
Transportation for investment -cr 9459 11,7 1,047 3,9 83371277 77990 1 13302,8}76
Railway operating expenses 256,222,614 320,155,429 11,706,273 13,750,561 54,685,L)96 66,256,945 52,291,022 67,279.929 118,682.791 1147.287,1(35 11,513,808 13,231,964
Net revenue from railway operations 92 960 147,]81,704 4,33I,25 5,838,866 12,244,~2 0 21,j11,?9 19,872, 27,:8'32, 36,s4o51,37 54,92.77 8, 4oo,77 ,1,
Railway tax accruals 26 10 31, 666,107 85967 1,101,738 5,111, 5.507,D5 5.89 ,2,s 18056 1. .7 1, 532,76 ,2,4
Uncollectible railway revenues 6,321 68,02) 251,621 14. 3 12.46 7, lo45 22,456 2453752 7
Railway operating Incoma 65,675,479 115,647,574 3,474,289 4,735,500 7,118,078 15,791,069 14,005,952 21,198,997 24, 598.319 41)1725.566 6,867,481 7,793,722

Equipnt faiiyrents-Dr. balance 7,744,9 ~ 8,732,332 464.454l llg4.874 2,02196 ,8:11 160,3 1,797,373 4.176,850 4,1 6,384~ efo 17,84 29
Jontfailtyret-D. alnc 261,95 2,480,454 474. 991 1167, 793 657 6o343971 337, 321 1.5oo,oao 1, .458 4,62#11
Net railway operating income 55,318,590 104, 434, 778 2,534,84 3,782.833 .14,44o,74o 13,276,588 11,915,so5 19,064.303 892.8 36,123,724 7,100,633 8,245.168
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .. 73. 71 68.418 72.98 70.19 81.71 75.66 72.46 70.74 76.50 72*82 57-82 57.65
Southern Regionl Southern District Northwestern Region Central WVestern RM--: Soutlhwestern Region Western District
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1931 1930 1931 1930 19311 1930 19)1 101931 1930 1931 1930


Average number of miles operated 40,040.71 40,085.12 46,161.12 46,120.13 48,885*27 48,981. L3 54,1oo.04 53,673.66 33.528-79 33.555.44 136,514. 10 136, 215*5:
Revenues:

Mail1.10,75 1214, 6 ,36,82 1, 5,oo 11 7 1,23,24 1, 12 11, 2576 761,~: (3 66,243q 310,681. 646 399,7
Expres 729,21 1, 891 2 1,5T,08 1 : 1,9f2,92 1,3~o 1, 000 47, 38 25? ,lo 3.950,653
All other transportation 65 764 ,6 151977 1 1,5 .77 1,o, ,1141,9 5,23,1
Incidntafcil-y Cr 12 4475 10317906 1,562,8i 1,101 1.5,6 570.375 7, ,5,9 .9.8
JnoidntfacltyC 1 71396 181 1.0f1,917 1525 615523 ,7 9787 77.5 4 7834 56,
Joint f acility--Dr 291) 37422597 W 39 3,0 1 4101,1 ,6 19,793, .,1 5,6
Railway operating revenues 38,273,602 50,836, 638 58,188,180 73,767 i351 43,780,150 64,462,od7 61(,104,862 86,04),291 29,127,220 40,974,191 137,012,232 191, 79,569

Exp~~~~~~~~~~~~~a~~, nac fwyadsrcue }4 6 ,6 85006 9' 36 546021 7, .3,05 6,870, 727 lo,o j,724, ,$:4q6 5,65d,900 16, ~.2q4 23,145,9 9
H n nance, of equipment. "}}2art fi6102)1 1 ~q~6~ 1 58 2~691,~ ,851,a 1 ,42 22 1;3;5 ,016 9d2 22) 7 2
Transorai on. 14, 1,982. 17,82,15 19,6 ,9l2, 37 1.9,3 90141 2,858, 76 25:4 8.960 ~ 9, 9,s6 12,B93,13 4, ,9 57
Miscellaneous operatosTnprtt xons 24~5 17810 32,810 3 1 ,65,77 2j7, 15 2 26 5 .2 7 85120,~~354 1,o 2,6 21 ,ol ,59 1. 9.5 1, a 93
owneral 1,933. 786 1,971,8396 2.5 6.387 2.1 2 1 9419 1. 2,614,996 2,7 2,88 1.42 ,711 1 6 5,709,14 6, ,17 2
Transportation for investment- Cr.. .... 39,212 67,1 7550 101, 237 484 1 519 139,978 o,3 105,U36 2 753 482.78 837
Railway operating expenses .._... 1 33,070,)34 JS,216,344 44,584,142 51,448,308 30,760,732 39,549.504 L13.234,069 54,171,815 20,960,880 27,698,367 94. 955,681 121,419,666
Net revenue from railway operations 5,20),268 12,620 294 1 ,604,038 22,339 04)~ 13,019,418 24 912 58yt 20,870 793 316,871.476 8,166, 340 13,275,824 42,056,551 70,0983
Railway tax aceruals .-2,792;425 3,628,2 1~q .25,188 5,55ko 3,566,75 9;22: I5 ,976 062 6,9 ,928 1,670,556 2,15750 021:7 12 ,8891,0
Uncollectible railway revenues 10,257 9. 310783 1,1750 075 18 643 1 .8~53 7.933 12,13 34:012 33o65
Railway operating income.. ... _1 2,1soo,586 8,982,500 9,268,067 16.776,222 9,445,154 20,682,944 15,876,oss 25,356,695 6. 487,851 11,106,147 31,809,093 57,1 5.786
Equipment rents--Dr. balance. 146,516 8), 604 & 2798 d 4.6 1,153,94~611183 1,688,136 2,354,412d 953,310 1556 ,75925,021,911
Joint facility rent--nr. balance. 130,491 3923 71531504221,2 257,268 4o7;467 35585 211,763 2719so7 919.962
Net railway operating income .....1 2,123,579 8,861,973 9,224,212 17,1.07,141 8,069,726 19,29),842 11,780,4815 22,566, 682 5,322. 778 9,343.389 27, 172,989 51,203,913
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)~ .._ 86.41 75.17 76. 62 69.73 70.26 61. 35 67.4 62.96 71-96 67.60 69.30 631 "

Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returned in Great Lakee Region.
Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with Nlew Yorkr Central returns in Great Lakiee Region.
Includes $},175,252 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Deficit or other reverse itans.
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Compiled from the 1YIONTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES for 171 steam railways, including 17 switching and terminal companies

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER,1931 AND 1930


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United States New England Region 9/ OmGat Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b) Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931P 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles operated........ .... 242,873.53 242,675.50 7,317.79 71347.26 ;27,930.60 27,952.30 25,035.14 25,049.54 60,283.53 60,349.10 6,079.70 6,023.62
Revenues:

All the trnsprtaton 09, 6 1 ,1 91 59, 5 8 3rr 16o 18 39 28 2 39 6 79 ~ 1 1163 21,9 9
Jon aciityG 8,giY 04 9P~ 950ss 97 ~3 1~ 1 17i318 278~9102 3 1 383

Joint facility--Dr.. ......... ......... 2,52 ;2j2 2 0,19 IC 5,922 598, 7 75369 44 1848 2 216~a
Railway operating revenues.......... ....... 3,279 306,288 4,083,333,090 152,167 256 180 213,610 643,224 749 795 286,072 674,626 187 865,327.525 1,470,018,192 1,640 827 207 170,904,700 201,877,512
Expenses:
Maintenance ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 17~ ofi 6~~ wa n trcue 286134 6,1o 23 82 11 99,o: o, 7 1s 3 5 21, 03867 o
Maintenance of equipment. ............ .... 640 866 25 7 28~e.s 6904 1614 1 5 1 3 9
Traf f ic ..... ........__ ........._ ...... .............. 89 06id 2 11 2
Miscellaneous operations ..... 2 810 017
general 13 00 146 13.76 5.7367 6 01,03 28 218 27'P~~ 485 ,729,18 ,3503 59 6,097
Transportation for investment--Cr... ,96 9 96;~ 3 55 779699 57290 644663751 3 ,970 255,
Railway operating expenses.. .............. 2,524,542,892 3,052,972,874 110,680,647 129,105,072 54,277,144 617,772,787 529,296,oso 645,324.526 1,154,253,811 1.392,202,385 106,648,437 125,517,145

Uncollectible railway revenues. 599,012 731,29) 11698 U,002 17, r9 17,455P1 3 4: 6 ~ 21 ,)88 1
Railway operating income......... ..........I 507,641,374 754,1145,110 32,691,490 40,600,447 '8a,483,354 127,128,499 99,612,209 166,5971985 214,787,o53 334,326,931 48,843r347 59r564,802
Equipment rents--Dr. balance. 76,602,262 728115 4;531,555 .,0,5218,976,114 16,956,849 14,696,137 15,614,596 38,203,806 36,78o,699 4 2 & .37 o
Joint facility rent--Dr. balane........._ 23,J79,045 204290 42652 42842 5;502,487 3,039,106 3,290,006 3,266,227 13,000,995 10,51C3,755 ,atW
Net railway operating inc ome...,.._.....I 407,660,067 660,901,035 23.9431,433 32,152,771 5118,oo,753y ~ Tof,~t 132:,54E '~81,626,06~ 147:,717,16i1'l- 1`63,574,252 287,oo2,477 50,188,188 61,885,165
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent).._) 76.98 74.77 72.74 71.64 79.95 77.68 78.116 74.58 78.52 75.63 62.40( 62.17

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles operated.. ...._ 40,053.85 40,111.99 46,133*55 46,135.61 48,936.921 49,036.64 53,.947.89 53,644.16 33,571.64 33,509.99 136,456.4ts 136,190.79
Revenues:
Freight... $322,798,73s 5 $3 ,531 55 $477r4,37 $569,805,486 $ 75 39 48 2 5o 04 $3, 0 209966 $7, 6 12,2
Passenger. ..6,019,249.. 221 53 505,0 33 249 751 99 2114 23, 16 3, o12 1 23 1 .6

All other transportation... ....._ 5.... i13 I .0507 4 i 629 9266 1i7e;! 11 37; 1 ,034719 1, .5 4
Incidental ,; 785 8 81 9 63 107 1 2 1 ,4~t; 9 7 00 5,
Joint facili ty oCr.. 1.. ,17 1, 4 1 ,05 1 7 121380 1, ao,4 2 886 2, ,90 4 6di q58 4, ,9
Joint facility--Dr.. ,994... ,623... ) 0,2 9 00 1 2620973 2p 1 1 1 1, ,94
Railway operating revenues... .... ....1 403,116,136 492,693,648 574,020,836 694,571,160 71.TIS7,ood 480,602.521 576,219,641o 705 385,722 287,273,612 361,946,480 1,235,267,260 1,547,9341723
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures....... 59,708,262 d1 ,1 o8,812,12 51,6,5 7.9,92 771820594 3 5399 1691 4 27 ,1
Maintenance of equipmnt-e 12 102.333 .. ..5 11 7o~~~b 10t3~ 12f= sea48 27,85 9 22
Traf fic................ -...._ 12...._ 15 ,995 1_ 12;t 6 1 o5 138a 0 2 ,
wasJn :a: .,m : 2 2 8157 2 1, 75 1, ,o
Transportation for investment-GrE rjq0,667j 575 ,46 ,98 1Ho 1 86,7 ,o 773, ,6 ,
Railway operating expenses................ 330,500,322 389,2507,350 437,148,759 514,924,495 8,619,301 367,661,749 423r538,899 511,292,903 alo,982,122 266,671,3152 933 ,140,J22 1,145,845,994
Net revenue from railway operation 72, 81 13 2136,4 I 179 71 ,707 112,920,7725 152, 741 ~ 194, 89 76,91210 9, 3<30212 938 i25,os 29
Railay tx acrnas- --...- 30 68 34, 005 15.51, 33,2 155 3611,9 03T2 49, E~j806 3, 114 0 ?2 17,4,31 9,0 oak9,98 3 44 102,025.230
U~noollectible railway revenues......... 35 323386f2 9 4022 0331 7924 9 317,103
Railway operating income__...... .....1 42,076,77I 68,706,981 90,920,118 128,071,783 3~9,844,95o 76,234,7215 103,450,4651 140,115,476 58,636,788 75,396,175 201,934,203 291,746,396
Equipment rents--Dr. balsane.......... 6,669,946_ 414,10582 24,356 2,0 {,W:~ 5 6,499,146 5,818,311 13,819:83 14,926,784 13,715, 6 14,499,816 31:64,o834.4 35.244,911
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance........ 1,52.56 1,0522 2 57 2o6,6 24 934 2,478,529 3,509,5 3,531,751 1,887, 1,832,429 7,8,3 7,842,709
Net railway operating income..........._. 33,884,256 63,354,617 84I,072,44~4 125.239,762 30,855,870 67,937.905 86,121,563 2,59443o59 90690 100337 286577
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)____ 81.99 79.04 76.16 74.14 1 0.32 76.50 73.50( 72.48 75.441 73.73 75.541 74.02

Doeua~s not,~ inld i our Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Gtreat Lakes Region.
Incldea$21698384sleeping and parlor car surObar~ge.
Defiiot or othe reverse items.
Includes $27,967,772 sleeping and parlor car surobrarge,


Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COL ECE COMMISSION

BUREAU i STATISTICS


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

Compiled from the MONTHLY REPORTB OF REVENUES3 AND ~~~EXP SE or iat steam railways, including 17 switching and terminal companies

FOR NINE MONTHS E.NDEP WITH SEPTEMBER,1931 AND 1930


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

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1 1931 1930 1931 1930

average number of miles operated _.._.... 242,837.62 242,657.10 7.281.43 7,332.71 27,935.60 27,956.43 25,016.31 25,041.60 60,233.34 60,332.74 6,116.02 6,o35.68
Revenues.
Freght$28 14 $35,63,17 $0, 660 $13425sso $53606 9 68, 37.913 $55,166,976 $7.51 1 9, 97 163,0s 181695 $,4so
Passenger ./388r9 6~5 _/e 52367,93 3, 97.6 01 llh 4g.ss 70 53, 06 1,978 1, ,0 40,2, .4 03790633085
Mail 8 0 9,159 ,93E 966 871 1, 8, 6 1.755 1o, 2 ,9 124"0 3.5387,29 2207 359
Express 699;i 10,190,575 496~lx 61 0 4 ,12 ,7,1 6 191853 10 4650,od3 172,091 217,8b66
All the trnsprtaion11,95 ,254 15,051,074 2,5 647 811 3,6 7,olo 4.432,103 2. 3,43 3,7 09 850o97060129
Incidental _75 51 1.7.8 7, 25004 15322 200,3 ,5,5 .8, 5 5,363, 23 319,183 341,893
Joint facility-cr_ ...___ 92 ,1359 1,207.530 los, 93 114,023E 75,491327 130,578 11 315,920 395, 75 8,857 10,752
JontfailtyDr28,26 279,035 986,7 7521 7,052 93770,217 77, 36 1,788 3,133
Railway operating revenues._.__. ._ 363,205,647 483,526.813 16,799,764 20,7171596 70,294.773 89,952,927 73.763.393 98,7021738 160,857,930 209,373,261 20,431,192 23,478,789
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures_... .. 42,042 239 58,032, 565 2,507,981 2.938,460 g,787,90 1207,384 6, ,58 1,182 29; 17r736,421 26,228,073 2,430,128 2,779r527
Maintenance of equipment.... 63,72 ++7C 79,9 1,121 2,392,95 32311 1, 7 1,1591 1 3 1836 2,092 377, o3293349,55
Tasortatjeon 1,%298 295 15I0605 495 6,2 6,8I ,67 2 2 9j 3 12, 68 27;61 :362 34 3 6 6 8 7f9 9j:6j 5,1 5, 98, 2
Miscellaneous operations 3,1 o 56 28 7 5, 206,189 6,I8190,3 21,553o3 1,963.551 6;0,215 75,479
General 14,8 1,982 15,883, a 1205 7272 ,96 ,933, 3, .90375 2,9 11 ,o97 3,20, 6,539,05 6,911.730 6793713,679
Transportation for investment--0r. 575;778 93,4 0 ,472 107,866 89,b466~ 26 1,09821 90104320,4 6453,
Railway operating expenses. _..... ..1 261,246,918 326,336,271 11,945,513 13,913,042 55,426,493 66,789,054 52,473,144 69,489,286 119,845.150 150,191,382 11,914,566 13,664,of2
Net revenue from railway operation 101, 58,729;~i 157,190, 42.2 4,854,251 6 80454 14,868,280 23,163,873 21,290, 49 .29,28:13,52 41,012,780 59.181,879 8,516,626 9,814,767
aniwaytaxacenal 26 .57 3,22, 5 9s22677 1,081,967 4.935,865 ,8,1 5.934, 5 / ,78,1 11,7923957 13.522,793 1,606,92 1,906,488
Uncollectible railway revenues.. ,748 64, 4 ~ 2,185 4,0357,7 9.307 125 J4 12,921 22,362,6 1,732 777
Railway operating income .....175,448,404 12$,896,533 3.929,389 5,718,552 9.924,4on 17,L71,954 15.343,320 22, 42,317 29,197,517 45,632.823 6,907,973 7,907,502
Equipment rents--Dr. balance._.. ........_. ~ 8,40)377 9,757 302 5037,948 557,411 2,0965,~22 1,798~262 1~,639,10 1,263,03 1,212,2751 1.74.30 Zlfa i Ts.99 283
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance.~~~.... 3,024,953 2,752,991 43574,875 598,534 645322 o,483 63903 1,502,675 1,57P,10 14589613
Net railway operating income __.._.. 64,020,074 112,386,240 2,957,784 4,696,266 7,261,052 15,028,370 13,263,732 20,055,764 23,482,568 39,740,420 7.174.436 8.339,660
Ratio of expenses to revenues(p~er cent)-- -. 71.93 67.49 71.11 67.16 78.45 74.25 71.14 70.40 74.50 71.73 58.32 58.20
Southern Region Southern District a Northwrestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930


Average number of miles operated ... 40,031.36 40,078.58 46,147.38 46,114.26 48,832.17 48,973.58 51,098.37 53,681.76 33r525.86 33.554.76 136,456.90 136,210.10

Freight.~ $33:874,423 $44,625,188 $52, 91.418 $66,273.1 7 $3,6,7 51,519.778 L54,491,854 876,469,8192 $25,999 :12 $35,02 ,555 $116,65 .755 $163,015,152
Passenger. 3,912 5, :31 4 ,5,s 415 c638.5 ,6:7219,4 3,10 .21 11,22 ,982 16,062,678
MLail..___. .. 1,22 32 1,~43 62~i6 1, .5, 1,127 .337 1,20, 7 185,2 1.999.315: 7 298 22 .8,904o.
Express... 71 ,933.....~. 1,1 .557 1. .2~3 7 ,3 1,219, 1,248,882~ 2,025,21. 1,41246 19,40 2,310 4,1 ,069
All other transportati o a ,610 ,48 1,0i; ,08 ,5 1,943.979 1,102,1 155681 50 1743941096 5 3,7
Inoidental_.._.____.._. 811,375 922.65 1,153,268 857, 72 1527 ,385 1.57296 ~5 .;581 7362,7@ 2,582,4,05 3,5 39
Joint facility--cr_ 1 197,735 15~:2,22s, 119, 03 35o 2,909 298,930 71,703 195460015 0.6
Joint facility-Dr..... 2 ,579.. 27,538 2,7 07131, 85 35,o66 128,50s los,ago 32,479 29,572 192;6721052
Railway operating revenuess_.~__ 40,733,046 54,046,864 61,164,236 77,525,653 43.345,832 61,538,603 66,382,063 92,566,779 31.455.584 42,522,517 141.183.479 196,627,899

Exp ntnance of way and stutrs6, ,?206 6,9 ,.688 8,682,334 9,6 4, 215 5,636,036 7,1so,5g6 6,2 ,.16A 9,32 ,9~~ 9 74 9so 6 ,: 9 56414 2,1,7
Maintenance of equipment --_.. ___ 8,6 ,023 9,8 8,866 11,993,956 13.9 2 91 7oo,9 9,022,730 10,3 4,201 1.174 .7 96 ,105 19 o 2.309 197
Tratrfio__ --_ 1, ,017......._ 1 1,5 .9866 1,77 .772 2;1, so 78 1,10,80 1, 07,5 1 ,700,933 1 ,865,40 1,099,095 1,7 233.0,j20,49 49,7
Trsolansportatoprtos......__.. 15, 392 19,215,668. 20,42 .142 24 409 15,602,660 20, 48,592 21, .l0,64C4 27,212, 622 10,430,280 13,17 169 47,133, ?4 60 383
Micelaeusoprains 2,5 3033 19 ,86 3 ,5282 0 25 10905 5 3,981 2510 1,299,4 18 ,800
seneral_... ___. 1,9 68_ 2,02,03 2.55 ,661 2,73j4,482 16547 1N 1 26 69 27 7614260 16499576 666726
Transportation for investment or --,124 5 ,287 7 >529 91,40R 89,230 14.87 1 879 1 oo78.7 273.321 329,796 3f9,o0s
Railway operating expenses ----___.. 33,7491939 39,836,861 45, 664, 505 53,500,ss3 31,2431858 39,59P.,B02 42,h52,521 55,235,922 21,sko,8sk 27,809,282 95,737,263 122,644,oo6
Lxes revenue from railway operation 6,983,107 14,210,003 1 ,499,733 24024,770 12,101,9741 21,939,801 23,7295113 30, 9,614,700 14~l,713j3 15,446,216 73,983 893
railway tax acras2.751,780 3,627,214 358,701 5,5133,70 3.365.791 IC;122,590 5,2ql93,90 ,3, 1,632 198 2,312,2155 10,291,919 3.172,90
Uncollectible railway revene.. 9,793 13,192 11,525 139910,176 6.891,6 8,574 10,R15 32,917 24.332
Railway operating income-- -_~_._ 4,221.534 10,569,597 11,129,507 18,477,099 8,726,007 17,810,352 18,421, 45 30.586,054 7,973.928 12.390,205 35,121,380 60,786,611
Equipment rents--Dr. balance..~~~..... 256,381 230 681 d 14.10 27 1, 8,496 1,397:9580 1,56303 888,028 1,059.961 1.491,061 4,315. 12 51,776,691
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance ---- 177,294 171,267 29,222 ,O,102 27995 71, 332.976 225 7 198,490 1,230, 57 91 1
Not railway operating inoe.-__ 3,7871159 10,167,649 10,962,295 18.507,309 7.134,409 16,132,so7 15.752.459 27,265,050 6,688,343 10,700,654 29.575.211 54,098.511
natio of expenses to revenues (per cent)__..- 62.86 73.71 74. 66 69.01 72.08 64.35 64.251 59.67 69.4~3 65.40 67.81 62.37

aDoes not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returned in Great Lakee Region.
Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
o n leso$1,9 r457 sl pin and parlor car surcharge.
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Average number of miles operated..........-- --- 2112,870.4(2 242,668.96 7,314.15 7r345*79 27,931.10 87,953.63 25,033.26 25,048.75 60,278.51 60,348.17 6,083*39 6,024.83
Revenues:

Mai 86 8 415 91,'~149, 87,3 14,83.27 14, 914 15,520, 3 ,5,03 2, 2,j72,91)
Exprss.. ...... 715 89 9721,9 4 2 6, 8 5 1o 30 19,9l 17,721,54 31 4 379526 1,8 ,11 2,188,133
All other transportati on 121.~..i3, 12 5,0,2 9 7 38 4,7 3 73 2 3,5 3 7,1,8 76 2 7 ,3,9
Inaidental...... -.. 77 78 1016 4l3 57961 16 79 2,2 5 20,1 a 58 11 0 17 ,0 3 2 ,6,1
Join family or9, 180 11,15, ,o 1 243,3 9 7 268 918 275 1.3 64 1,6 5 31,9 82 3,79 ,1169 1 e~126 13
Joint facility oDr.. 2, ,486 3,109,57 6,890 6 977 829,j 603 421 92,791 3)~:65 929,284 25 1746 3149
Railway operating revenues......... ......I 3,642,511,935 4,566,659,901 168,967,020 2oo,931,2o6 713,519,522 885,234,999 748,389,580 964,030,263 1,630,876,122 2,oso,200,468 19j1,335,892 225,356,301



Rala oeaig xess en 89$03 9s91 2,e610 13,1 1 69 703,637~ 1,668,356 8 1 581 6,16 71g 8132,812 1,866~0274,0~98,:~:961154977 118; 4:qi9563 0 3 13fi29,11

Railwaync operatiang incuomuea.~.. 58371 93 89,04,648 36,620,79 638.9 9,0,6 44604115516119,04,30 244,610,72 379,959,754 55,751%9 320 67272 30






Aver alage n ume of m aie s oprae 40,01.5 40,1s.67 46.14- 46,133.50 9,97.1 49,026.4 53963.096 53~o,637.6 33.566.6 33,523-1 13,46.4 ,17.2


CRealwa operating_ revenue jj3,89,18 546,740512. 651,7 76,813I: 415,119,8 ll42,9P 4112 64617 7 3 797,95,506% 'i 31;8 79196 444896 13645,3 ,4 6



Railway operating expensea...... ... 64... 2,7507,2$10 3,29, 1391 E $13,626,16 5643,1,14 5,378 316349 07 280,551,8l 48,66,19 7ao 16,581,8125 12324239,oo6 2468 1, 025,9376 187,58500 13,681,49000

as evnefrmrilway operating ncome ..... 66,"298.30 798654xo,49, 8:62~5 ~14454,488 =**,570,57 940,9977 3471,90 1971566,6eo321 21,5o ~ 7316 8 57,6,06 0 72372,85.89 36152.53,

Unoletbl railway opraies uea.~ ---- 3,6215 7,5226 9,+$.7 34,7,0943 7,990;? Aprogy Roa/74,a9 ;&8,4 99 4,7444 6,70, 4 tW, 308757,8


Rasio of expenses to revenues (per cent). ...--- 7.o? 74.51 72** 75.62 796 77.1# 77.75 7'1.1o 73.15 752.4 7947 7R.71
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Average~ ~ ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~Stitl orbe sthe rewaras Sasas.... 10015 0,0.7 41147 4,335 897.1 4,2.4 39309 5J676931641 3,2.8 jC69~1617
Rev~~~aEgoB~r )6j6,574,555 shapt4581 191at726 porter1es ap rshr


Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMIBSSON

BUREAU OF SZTATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from the 1 ONTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES for 171 steam railwraysalral including 17 switching and tmrminal Fompanies

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1981 AND 1930


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United States New England Region S/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region Earstern District Pocahrontas Region
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1931 1930 19)1 1930 1931 1930 19/1 1930 19)1 1930 1931 1930


Average number of miles operated _._.__ 242,819.76 242,739.0) 7,282.71 7,33).90 27,935.80 27.956*43~ 25,016. 31 25,036* 58 60,234. 82 60.328-91 6,123.02 6,o35. 68

aev u p$23.45.94 831,07.49 $, ,41 11::~~ ,61 44,004,734 $516,460,945 $4,2 4 61, 04967 68,3998:, 3 129,164 533 $15,606 811 $19,093r295
Passenger. _o3,903,822 Jo 48 94 3 97 4 ,3 82187 l,99 2 12, P 815 21, 4) 27,975 38751 7 805.LK2
Mail 8358 2727 139 3 309 14 60 1, 18177 3,l 5 ,46 3 22 222 975
Express 5.,9 s 3 1 7 1, 9 6 1o 2 1 2 1i8 1 4
All other~l tansportation 10 23 25 4 5 8,,0 3-/.911015 2 176; 2,3 9 12
Joint facility--Gr 9 11 1,10),j1 97 117,529 7 11; i,987r7 110,]) 77,28 21 37,80 7
Joint raoility--ar Zo,3 5,5 0 5176629347,8 o91,588 2
Railway operating revenues......._.~ 305,384, 872 398,847,500 14,558,448 18,142,741 59,498,205 76,026,068 61,483,253 82,341,355 135,539,906 176,510,164 16,986,866 20,829,139
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures..... 3 2, 576:0 49,,2917 2,127,079 2.51.0 6, 87.796 196:~f~ 47 01 0,6 1,,1 223,5 ,3781 7
Maintenance of equipment 5 08 75,405 778 2, 616 2,8 1 6 11 1 32 1 96 6 7 5 67 ,7 ,
Traffic 10, 0051 O 5!651 233l#9 1 f1 58 1 35 3 2 7
Transportation 1 44 1479 6; 3 5,51 980 f 6,7165 2 08 0 25,s9 2 008 56 71 68, 178 .41, 242~ 5,t1~
Miscellaneous operations 2291 3, J 157,209 197, 1 3,362 8 ,220 1 8 1 4
General 1456:91,7 3 5286 62 ,9,o ,0,79 2 .5,8 ,7,9 6 .2 7546 6
Transportation for investment-Gr556,08% 98 75 1,1322, 75,185 98,22 39,225 56,853 113i0 157,77 21 4432,2
Railway operating expenses .......238,507,278 299,333,942 10,829,249 12,849,392 50,096,671 61,829,960 47,310,220 63,g834,75g 108,236,14o 138,514,110 11,098,103 12,701,376
Nlet revenue from railway operations. ._._ 66,62 r99 99.51 558 3,729r199 51293,349 9,401.534 14,19 oa0 14,173,033 18. 506r597 27, 3766 37r996,054 5,6g8,76 3 8,17, 6
Railway tax accruals 19, .32 25,71 ,825 711,902 9,62 4699,847 LC,38 ;71 3,278,572 45931183 6, ,321 9,897,149 1,595, ,7,1
Unoollectible railway revenues 1 4,i4 5 ,019 872 91,29i/ 28,227 8,26 18.502 9,701 ,5119,921 46
Railway operating income.. .... 46,806,627 73,738,714 3,016,425 4,376,363 4,673,460 9,798,90s 10,875.959( 13,903,713 18,565,844( 28,078.984 4,292,999 6,248,186


Net railway operating income 3........ 6,58o,256 62,238,390 2,oys,155 3.3so,989 1,953,530 7,099,923 8,701,6491 11,637.539 12,733.334 22,118,451 LC1556,764 6,479,375
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)....._ 76*10 75.05 74.38 70.82 84.20 81. 33 76. 951 77.52 79.86 7.765.33 60.98
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region WVestern District
Item

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles operated .. 01,0)1.}6 40,06).08 46,154.38 46,ops.76 418,749.77 48,962.68 54,~159. 68 53,764.32 33,521.11 33.584*36 136,430.56 136,311.36
Revenues:
Freight. $3,947, 00 $3,922 $65388 $7 57 $7 22 870742 $39,1 5, 2 $2 ,203 jI69 8358,o 13 ,
Passenger. 3,i 96 ,0448 .9 .3 5r .85 2 17 3803 53 8 31 2, 46 10464,111 (l14
Expess66 ,96 9 ,51 3 5 6 6I 9, 19 1 6 10,90 98 3
All other transportation .... 668 7 2 772,80 1 0 19 1,9) 1,17191 ,2 128 72 35
Joaintl ciiy r1 8 5, 9333 0 1322 7 3 30 928 77 90,219 So5, 55,

Expenes: 1
Trafi..--1,755J 1, ,76 1,5070 1 ,24 20 1 3 04 1, J~ 1,09 ,ol 1,15 3,968 2 6
Transportation~i 146 Tt0 18,01,755 19,075,209 23788,% 9 713. 57 17 599 1C2 1439, ,92715 5 4'2c, 09 9,97,6 22056 4.7 27
Misellneos oeraion 2,07 3 ,57 48 3 .23 Ilos 3;01 5194 19,50 2 17 78 .5.5 .549
Transporaoiion for.. ineten-r,33 ,853 183 15,692 148,98 190,29 33,4 61 20 ~9 3 ,33 3356

Railway operating expenses.._. ._1 31,492,9769 7,491,851) 542,419 3 50,1 92,895 27,461,8,11 34,6963,44 3.05 5 017191 7,499,65 20,8591,451 355.263.85 77o9 110,602,943

Raiway axc aornwalsn tuo~e.._._... 572,111,67 6,,170,6 701 3.709 3 5, ,5J17 1. 693,6 3255,oo 3,83;76tM4 5.551,p 2 96 1,6ao 751,5 1,7039
Uncollectible.._ .. ..... railway ._ revnue .. 12,7 la ,270li 12,7 i 6 e ,131 11,514 4,424 12,2 ~12,4 1, os 1 4 4, 7 ,67

Equispment rentsD.bl. 4892 48,7 062 6,7 892,046i 1,045,77 19,32157 1,7,0 969 12,289,64 Ij176.51 ,1241
Jon aclt enerlt-Dr.........__.._. .. balance. 15 0,38 17,15 5,9 2695,7 280,810 59,2 398,337bo 86,1508 222,678 23461 90,2 9007,o
TrNeptratilwa fopraing inmen -D... ,3676 .57. 785.2 13,5731 2,6,506,26802 9,29,oh 13,982,108 33.15 61210 5,339 73,06620
Rati ofaa e p esesto revnu espers cet ...... __. 813.296 378.2651 4,9078.1 73.092 8.5 7.9 71-6811 48344 2895 504969.8 76.43,05 71.01,5 876.030 71,2.02 3
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Railay oeraing noe__. .......__ ...__1 ,88Includes,47 380,616904 sleeping 5 and839 parlor30 oar489 surcharge.,37 1j,41 2,6176 217,7



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BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from the MONTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES for 171 steam railways, including 17 switching and terminal companies

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER,1931 AND 1930


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United States New England Region y Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region y Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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1931 1930 1931 1930 193 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles oper~ited. ....__ .... 242,866.03 242,676.60 7,J11.2C9 7,344.72 27,931.52~ 27,954.o7 25,o31.72 25,047.63 60,274453 60,346.42 6,oa6.96 6,025.61
Revenues:


Inoidental 682 1 7 5 71 6 1 21, 212X 146 )

Joint facility-Cr. 10 620 5 987 7 5 12

RailIway operate ing revenues......... .......1 3,947,947 ,077 4,965,707,4ol 183,525,468 219,073,947 773,017,727 961,265,067 809,872,833 11,046,371,618 1,766,416,028 2,226,710,632 208,322.758 246,185,440
Expenses :
Ibaintenance or way and strasue 5 5~t6 5 65 6 19 28,004,269 6~19 8 5,71626 10 2) 82 93521 126,866, 54 213,12 2,412,498 25, 886 ,662,612
Maintenance of equipment..~. 882........ 9 92 %:3 27 16 422 19164 ;M;3o20 ,f 682, 5, 2
Traffic... 406. 1 26 24 2 1 80 42
Transportation~... 1,446 ~6975 r1.0 66889( 65ii2t 7 e;4~ 2 35 313 62 5 81
Miscellaneous operations... ........ ........... 4,015 48 89 2 ,4 02640 1c,0, 6;11 lo, 18 2 15
Trneprtaiion for in si..ni-C cna ~~ "f: 516~if s 7 3 1 3 3";:$ Ed 0 7,7
Railway operating expenses. ...._ ..... 3,024,255,343 3,678,643,087 133,455,409 155,8167,506 619,800,308 746,391,801 629,079,384 778,648,570 1,342,335,101 1,680,907,877 129,661,106 151,882,543
Net revenue from railway operations, 3 127 3 0ooo5 63 26,44 153.2 41 24 26 8, 9449 267, 384,000,6? 545,a02. 5 78. 5 94
railway tax accruals...... 292..._ 48 33 o3 048,0 2,27 59 o 58 5, 85 4, 6 206013,2 l. 3 20 6,95
Unoollectible railway revenues........... 211.. .875 14,755 ,Y13310 559i11~ 8 0 4 12 R 1Y~ 68 ask 1d6d 033?,9
railway operating income................. 63o,456,oho 952,780,356 39,637.3ok 50,695.362 97,081,68) 154,399,361 126,457,640 202,944,015 263,176,567 408,038,738 60,044,319 73,520,490
Equipment rents-Dlr. bala~nce.. 9261s:j, 91.657,21 557, 5,305,844D 23.148,3 20 923,56 18,116,235 19,553,842 46,791,726 49j,7 j252 BfIa84i8~ 5
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance... .... ...._ 29,018, 25,597,472 513,6 5.159,492 6,713,967 4,195 41123,SO6 3,979,688 15,9681535 13,3 138B
Net railway operating inc ome...._......I 509,0181,649 835,525,665 28,979,372 40,230,026 67.219,335 129,260,837 104,217,599 179,410,485 200,416,306 348,901,344 61,919,388 76,704,200
Ratio of expenses to revenues per ent)__~- 76,601 74.08 72.72 71.15 80.18 77.65 77.68 74.41 78.26 75.49 62.24 61.69
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles operated... ..... ......1 40,049.77 40,104.54 46,1316.73 46,130.35 48,911.17 49,oso.64 53r9ao*91 53,658.53 ~ 33562.69 33,520.66 136,454.77 136,199.83
Revenues:

Mail. 153,08 933 73 15 7 1 12g 67 O 3 6 6 1 388 ,,4
Express... ........ 10, 876 13 ,40 12 1 67 8 2 1, 7 1 6 2, 20 9, 30, 4
All other transportation.. .... 7,99 2 1 8 62, 39 1 2 1, ,6 5,1, 7 5, 15 5
Inai dental-................ 7,~ 10ia 11~s2T 1 614 1 91095 1 6, ,16 7 d 2, 81 38n1


RailIway operate ing revenue s.................I 481,252,151 594r646,368 689.574,909 sho,831,so8 448,581,527 587,837,299 697,353r964 670,281,677 346,o2o,649 41o,o45,985 1,91,956,1401 1,698,164,961
Expenses:
usintenance at way and struasure ,433 ,84 849395 9. T 16657 58530 8,7 3 52o,4 1 4 3 45035656997 156,1 600
maintenance of equipment_.......... ,647...... 12, 91 1 ,i 61 0 0,5 2,,n 5 4 58 22 74,875,550 2 565,169 283307.97

Miselanou operations 11, 10,5 lo 4 ) 2 8 790, ,967~f 11 7 3 166 2
senracllnmr 22,ntrm 2229 36 1 ,622 113,098 J,31U 8 1185, 6 6, 97
Transportation for investment C 171 l2 67,215 j, 4 ,2 13 1
Railway operating exrpensea_..._....._.... 395,643,237 466,735,724 525i301C.343 618,618,267 35T,481,272 442,143r995 505,452r570 617,026,470 253,682,057 319,944,4781 1,116,615,899 1,379,116,943
Net revenue from railway operation 85,68.1 127.910 644 164, 70566 222 51 9, 55 15 o 9,0 4 25239.3,2 101037 21 590808
nailway tax cr nl 35;824, 40 41,63 ao 5, 0 6, 73 3, 1 3 8293 6,2 101 38011, ,b 3,6,3
Uncolecibleraiway eveues-1 1) 77 4 ag 22 17 18 160129, 12 3 9,392 371,401
Railway operating income~.........._..... 50,184,353 86,513,o50 110,228672 160,o33,54o 52,509,353 101,618,403 133.551C345 186,966,621 71,167,103 96,122,8541 257,250,801 384,70s,oys


Net railway operating inc ome.._~_..~ __ -- 0,978,878 80,100,210 102,8981,266 156,804,410 40,755,819 90,339,014 111,835,362 162,904,099 53,113,096 76.576,794 205,704,277 329,819,907
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)_._l 82.21 78.49 76,18 7347 i.69 75.22 72.46 70.90 733 72.711 74.64 72.66
Does not include Boston & Albany, the revrsues and exp~enses of which are included with Newr Yorkr Central >eturne in Great lLake Region.
Does not in:1ude Big Four Lines, the reventee and expenses of which are included with low Yolr Gentral returned in Great ILakes Region.
Includsea 25,410,457 sleeping arnd parlor ca r eurcharge.
Deficit or other reverse iteMs.
eIncludee' $32,731,139 sleeping and parlor ca r surcharge.


Subject to revision.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled fom the MONTHLYREIPORTS OF REVENUES ANDEXPENBEB for 171 steam railways, including: 17 switching and terminal companies

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1931 AND 1930


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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930


Average number of miles operated .~.._..~...... I242,741.49 242r757.99 7.307.89 7.333-85 27,932.11 27,965.07 21C,999.31 25,0411.26 60,239.31 60,340.18 6,108.98 6,035. 60

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oint~~~~~~~~1 1acilty-c 5 ,5 ,9,4 0761 1 7 a 2 .2 113578 0 113 o a 28,19 ii 17.88 8,69210,4
oains. failty D 10 3.50 30d 96 98617 708,1 7,o 6,267.52 7 n31

Ex m idtuon ,2 1 1 1, 6 2 78
Al transp anortation 117.9 .370.... 1 44 1 l,61 564,y 6,4,osh 25'11.5 3, 59 o 1 7o ,16 6,2, ,3 11 52 8
e aeou oe ration 13 415 15 75,I 8 ,98 43 a ,99,58 ,4,8 .1 .3 .9a6 5 ,82 1063 503
Transporacition fr.. jnetet or70711, 1 j57 1726 629131012901 ,6 159, 9 ,2 328,83 :20,907 21257
Railway operating expenses... ......-.1 28861,4)92gg 27,961,275 10,437,828 12,690,7184 4575,2123 651,60,909 48,65,05.6 65,589,0114 10,556,o67 139,1so,207 10,174.9383 11,576,550

U danoloteable railway a srevenu es ... 1),965 197,94 ,5 2 7}7471,11851 19 35)lo,0 .1 ,

Equipment ret-r aac ,7,3 ,7,143,3 4 6,784; 2,716,101 1805,831 1,510,2~90~%~ 21,,7,310,3 2,256781 ~401 ,026,944 1, 27,5,osai:~66~2
Join failit ret-D. baano. 44),88 2662,78 52. 5 5,976% 51, 3914: 7 9,38 33,1 3 95,709g 1 i335fa,57 12174103 6,98
Ne rila oertigincm 2,6,1) 4,0 ,7 2 ,29,54 3,53.300 221 ,868977 7,1219 42 25,702.789 j19259 65 1,681 59640 ;0,1 ,8
Tratio of xpnssti o rvne pr et }G 78.8)5~ 7169 .7)7.)8.08.88.98.28.58.76.45






Ralayoeassengeres .....~ 24, 9,70s .25791.270 40, 7,621 1,2 6 027 0 495 ,26,7002,756 6, 60,56 659, 0314 20,1307, 39,880,826 12,276, 937 117.39,913
Expres 59,29 1, #oe 2 as9 1,53 67 68 1, 0 2 1o,270,60 10,782,1a 5,7 823,7549 257,16 559 3. .2
All othne ro transporatipeaon s.._~... 5.~ 6 95, 16 ,99 618 7 4,15 0111 3 13 80 1 1898 8 ,1777 11815 1391 ,2,5 4
Inoidenytal.. .orul 8.. 608,j 7 ,03 90 1,0101, 3591 940 9~5371 92 1 5 61 55,56 632,287 2,8) 25 99
Join failit -Dr20,47 2,76 22822 4, 6 2987568,14 1 01 10,32122.67 1,657 17,4 56 197.5921
Rao l wayrbl oprati ng revenues ... 36,092: 9i$ 48,725,26 5 ,42910 809,6 31,9,53 10,47,0 94798 71916 2,2,0 }0518 1506,8 4 ,7

nanla opr espx ip noom ...-. 1----- ,68137 966 j,71 9 4,80 ,307 1, 09,6 10,2 ,07 5/ 117,5 d6,9 ,09 ,71 1 ,561 6 1 6, 60437 3,9,5 ,5,
Trapm nsportation 1 18 ,1 ,7 1 ,6 ,318 23 56: 2,13,P 0, 17, 2 2~ 19, 70, 92 23 5 06 192 1 2.1 9 1 7 6 2, 6
aon fanii usent-r i 1,892 2 2, 18,8 2,5 272 o 10,)9 1,81 .313 2,5 1,2335,57 1,6so,0 3 87 ,1
Trnsportiwyoeation forines ment-Cr ...._... 716,131 2930,4 2,286 223,5438, 2,71, 58 7,191,03 5, 2,109 425,96. 5 30,2 3, 1 1 317.10 3t90 13 ,8 3.517
Rati lwa oprai expense rvn es (pr0,01......l 83.35 3 7,38,635 70193 3 44,85,18 26,79,8 3464,798 s5.72440 50,49,4 20, 17560 24,so,63 92 689,9 10 9,1 53



Netraevenume ofom rilway operations 6..1 07,02109 11,06,.6 161235,87 1246,182.6 48,309515 58,973 663,7138517 16,6796753 33350,720 8~,596755 16, 3721 136, 31,477094

Unoletileril wyr eue 25, 13 32.589 27,261 3398 20526o 1 ao275 23,9 3.92 9,~~ 60 13,1,26 5227 ,1055 60
Equipmen renta-r. balane 516,41 549,53241,)63182,2456721.9 6~7827 2,528 1, 01,24 12211 9,93 1,621 26626 ,6,5
Joint s_ faiiyretD.baac 9,646 156,o 215 84 1958.94 213,621 2,110,509 1,276097 1,78,017 12,91.6 553,48 6,6 2,

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Statement No. M-100
DECEMBER, 1931


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United States New England Region g/ Greart Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b) Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item

1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles operated................ 242,848.94 242,697.39 7,311.02 7,J).380 27,931.56 27,955.02 25,029.oo1 25,059.03 60,271.51 60,357.65 6,086.81 6,026.61
Revenues:
Fregh $,26,49,92 $4085 689 $22, ,2d 1 0286 $611,.8 ,511 $762,49 ,121 $6 5?a,36j72 $< ,73_^~76 $1,370,05 6,66 $1, ,~140,1 3 $203,328,r026 $24013 6785

Express $3..,027 244 114 ,8 5.13 7, 51 1i47 ,6 23 ,?9 3.97 14 ,L 812sl 20,9 2,991 37od.9 51, ~ 7 1.9319 59,4
All other transpor atio 14,157 .141 17 .281.8 7,092. 5 7,5 o ,130 1 5,O 3 89 33005 25379 0,3,0 ,3 27257,9
Inoidental 9..... 0,727,052 11 ,5 315 5,796 j9 6 1,99735 2,2 3 ,7 30,12,208 48,2,553.3 602,781,84 3, ,o 429j7;.7
Jointraoilty-c 11,09,058 13,]1,066 1,28 ,527465 57,00 1,9151, 1,5185626 1,880,2410 3.333.311 L,559,74 112,5167
Join failiy-D 3,36,15 36 663720 8386786798974955 97,159 110.562 $9890.37 1,o?3,903 29,0 52,9
Railway operating revenues....._. .......1 4,236,587,349 5,343,665,634 197,989,310 237,144,664 831,338,863 1,036,409,522 869,226,303 1,122.351,635 1.898,554,476 2,395.905,621 223,659,590 265.559,542
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 53 5,04 713.340, ~ 29, 95,878 3633,5 101,956,813 13, 54 94, 51,581 132119 570,2,2,4,4 35037
Maintnanceof eqipmen .....m 8 .5,09 1,07,052 6 29 ,9 ..7,22 36. 73,10,172 15,7 999 17, 3 99 & 26.50.320 .308106 y 42,63,90 50,65,33
Trario. 1 8,39 18,20. 3 .46 3,s 22, 35,4 235 18 20,6 38,15 22 477205 835,705 ;146 3. 7,57 387,759,3
Transportation........... 1.5 .792,62 1,875,2 5 1 226 8,896 38 873 391051 39990 682 411 57876 7 ,0q71,711 881 .96259 7 916 6,750
Miscllaeou opratins .5o.3e 52t 6 2, n 5 2,6 866 8 6389 11.51 46 9327577 11,24,12 2,29,94 24 494,56 98 48
Tasenertal io 18fo1,5 193,3et-Cr.. 7i 7,552 o ~ 6,oos 441 35 ,22045 37.2?78 161 36I,87329 3,439 so,2ao,17 24814 ,o ,9065 ss
Trnsotaio orinetmntC 755t54 13,225,7s 7 32,083 ; 41 1652 169 6553965.303 1,601,746 2 64.555 349 347r309
railway operating expenses... ............. 3,265,662,356 3,976,605,062 143,830,698 168,557,690 669,375,520 807,992,710 677,684,950 844,237,684 1,LC90,891,16 8 1,820,788,084 139,836,044 163,459,093
Net revenue from railway oprtos970,924,.993 1,367,060, 572 54,156,612 68,586,974 161 ,963,343 228,416,812 19. 33 278,113.951 407,663,306 575, 7,73 830:823,546 102,100,449
railway taz aocruals 307,707,253 353,561,790 11,327 459 13,280,504 59,562,579 63r742,942 56, 282 67,96725 127,857830 14 ,7 0,p6, 3 22,705,872
Unoollectible railway reveu... 903,275 1,o51,823 2:2,250 30,758 2,781 20,198 98820973789,5 8201,4
Railway operating income......_..........I 662,314,465 1,012,L116,959 42,aos,903 55,275,712 102,179,983 164,471,672 134,758,2113 210,o35,729 279,747,129 429,783,113 63,737,873 79r379,731
quipmnt faiiyrents-Dr. balanoe... 99,7"5,464 929 330:8,36 5 957.547 57198 25,464,422 22,736t4,397 19626 525 21,263,681 51,048,494 49,810,:%19 4f~ 3,3,6 ,8,
Jouipnt faiiyrents-Dr. baac 14)00 82041 552,3 2,6 .2438 494 6 4,46,819 ,435,398 17,304,107 15,o95,2 ,4,31,s49
Ne t railway operate ing inc ome............... 531,095,961 884,856,142 31,268,426 43,768,326 69,491,203 136,772,979 110,634,899 184,336,450 211,394,528 364,877,755 65,820,802 82,817,791
natio of expenses to revenues (per cen ) --..._ 77.08 74.42 72.55 71.08 so.52 77.96 77.96 75.22 78.53 76.00 62.52 61.55
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930 1931 1930

Average number of miles operated... ........ 40,047.34 40,101.65 46,136.15 46,128.26 48,900.05 49,020.66 53,994.od 53,664.15 J33547.08 33.526.47 136,441.21 136,211.28
Revenues:
Freight.. $~~4160 ,29 508,833,285 $619,368, 105 $749,:22000 $382,643,6 $499,216 496 8583,905,020 75,1 6,173 $300,516,3 $3 707, 13 $1, 26 65121 1,605, 68
M~ail..--. 14,81..__ .997.._ .... 15,655 528 17609, 18,919,65 1%:1.5 9 1521 5 2,2 88 2 31973.2 0 ,O 4 7,8 0 2
Express 1 ,7 14,327,806 13,070, 16994 72 1 7 166 998 22 2,4 7,09,28 10,3 a ,9 6 1;61
Inidna ...... 8. 322rr 10,793,1592 1. 15,089 97 9,7314 4 85 ,7377 18f :5,790 6,717,319 7,9 3, ,9 4 1
Joint raoility--cr.... 1,9 60 2,8,96 1 2,3,3 15820 ,3- 3,338,825 3, 68.335 172,211 1,022, 5,74 ,2766 282
Joint faoility--tr... ......... 12p72 161 33,61 3 3,0 '1 391,907 1381 5'r83556 1,508,776 1:479,782 303,583 349.509 2,193,907 2,180,827
railway operating revenues......._...... 517,344.509 643,371,633 741,004,099 90s,931,175 479,681,065 628,316,702 746,800,730 937,420,833 370,546,979 473,091,103 1,597,028,774 2,038,828,638
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures........... 75.855,399 90,8415,532 103.347.844 124 15906 69, ,89,l 0 132 9,1.8 150101 4,4.2 0o ,5 0. 99 256
Maintenace of eqipment. 107,30.176 131332,879 49,872 06 181 21 92 46,35 116 3,50 s/ 14 3 2,022 168 864,48 63, ,10 79,7 ,045 5/ 99,2 ,84 365 571
Trarrio -..._........~... 171777r752i 19,801,729 21 29 2 8 1 120 16 111 1, 3 2 2338 1 36 1,715 15 559,
Transporttion..- 17,371,75 23),) 33 254 646 99 841 143531,557 Q827.19,69 I /255, 781 306 ,6179 129,8 0,017 151953 5 52 93 ,5
mlisellaneouls operati ons......... ....__ ...._ 3,872,240 5, 1 4 0 6,2,9 36 o o2 9 79 1, 62207373 9 57 13
Transpotaio fo ivetmnscr52,51 9~6625,o 877, 59 1,7230~9 1,o ,46 22,9,677,12 m.7 1. 5,oo6 3,538, 5,075,53 930.4
railway operating expenses._._...._...... 425,661,592 504,054,359 565,497,636 667,513,452 3844271,160 476,790,734 551,144,725 667,487,951 273,857,667 344,oak,841 1,209,273.552 1,488,303,526
Net revenue from railway operati ons._......... P 91,62,91 13,317,274 175.506,463 2%1.417,723 95,409,5 15,525,968 1965,656,005 269,932, 482 96,689,32r 129, 6,262 387a%,755222 55,525, 112
Railway tax acernsal._._._.._....... -- 3,99176 '3107.780 570919 6,813,652 39,220,174 430,0 ,397,325 71,152 017 22415525, ,6 2,o974 14,5,6
Uncollectible railway revenues... .... .._._ .._. 163,555 166,36 8,8 181,209 9287to44151,142 184617 1962.6 8 3 2,
Railway operating income................. 54.527,616 96,043,131 118,265,489 175,422,862 56,096,21.4 105,044,994 134,107,538 198,596,248 74,098,095 103,599,742 264,301,847 407,240,984
Equipment rents--Dr. balanoe...................... 7,671,650 5,410.735 4,541,486 622,182 9,366 617 d,934,191 18,105.841 21,214,652 16,723,026 18,549,145 44,195,484 48,697,988
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance.............. 1,998,892 1,707,648 3,246,127 2,788,141 3,272:467 3,228,235 51152;643 4,827,898 2,457,696 2.321,015 10,882,80 10,377,148
Net railway operating income......~.... -- 44,657,074 88,924,748 110,477,876 171,812,539 43,457,130 92,882,568 110,849,054 172,553,698 54,917.373 82,729,562 209,223.557 348,165,848
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)_._ 82.26 78.35 76.32 73.44 80.11 75.88 73.8o 71.20 73.91 72.72 75.72 73.co
Does not inolude Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenees of which are included with BNw York Gentral retu no in Great Lakes Region.
Does not incluc e Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Gentral returns in Great leakee Region.
Included $27,304,136 sleeping and parlor car surobarge.
Deficit or other reverse items.
Incude $5,2-7698 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Include $ ,/00,00 acoount equipment retireamete by Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway Co.
Inoludee $ ,:45-,715 account equipnent retirem nts by Receivers*, Chicago a Alton R. R.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS



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

Compiled from the MONTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES for 171 steam railways, including 17 switching and terminal companies

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1931 AND 1930


Subject to revision


DECEMBER, 1931




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