Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1933

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Operating revenues and operating expenses of class I steam railways in the United States - 1933
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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.
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Description based on: Feb. 1932; title from caption.
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Picklist IC1ste19A.

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Statement No. M-100
JANUARY, 1933


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 151 steam railways


FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region M/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
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Average number of miles operated 241,399.20 241,638.53 7,274.50 7,298.04 27,126.42 27,191.57 25,224.52 25,234.53 59,625.44 59,724.14 6,104.29 6,138.76
Revenues:
Freight .... .... .................. 179,239,05 208,358,85 6,957,606 8,769,388 $35.711,017 $40,445,978 35,187,565 $42,40,876 77,856,188 91,624,242 13,895,293 13,663,681
Passenger / 26,653,677 38,022,953 2,611,098 3,517,473 6,123,501 8,672,081 7,409,889 10,1 6,484 16,1 44,488 22,346 ,038 468 625 622,652
Mail ................................ .....7,731,719 8,350,08 382,832 20,295 1265,340 1,382,427 1,35,029 1, ,285 3,002,201 3267,007 213418 228492
Express.............................................. 2,256, ,773,594 108,4 3 224,98 370,496 726,719 358,220 670183 87 119 1621 59,1 120,
All other transportation...... h/ 5,593,646 h/ 6,853,990 419,998 65,171 1,927,732 2,281,017 897,893 1,072,557 3,245,623 35918 ,7 123,887 125,641
Incidental .........-.... ---..--80,083 6,117,114 398 ,828 448.289 1,024,424 1,411,003 1,231,964 1,715,242 2,655216 3 5753 165 ,7 218,439
Joint facility r.-.-. ...... 699,427 843 87453 97,912 57,826 66,109 83,679 112,511 228,9 27652 7 8912
Joint faoility-Dr.......... 199,159 2 425 795 540 49,072 58,573 6,293 5,961 56,1 65 4 676 ,912
Railway operating revenues. 226,555,138 272,115,638 10,965,423 14,042,936 46,431,264 54,926,761 46,516,946 57,594,177 103,913,633 126,563,874 14,932,097 14,985,338
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures........ 22,65,703 29,979,256 1,324,122 1,948,208 4,321,474 5,827,089 3,691,255 5,210,866 9,336,851 12,986,163 1,565,078 1,816,630
Maintenance of equipment .....47,591,908 57,623,58 1,882,283 2,198,979 9,920,669 11,515,596 9,133,544 12,359,088 20,936,496 26,073,663 2 850,934 3,087,575
Traffic.. 7,298,59 8,817,156 182,177 22 ,270 1,291,304 1,622,514 1,198,500 1,1 7,080 2 671 981 32 25,924 285 215 311 779
Transportation...................................... 89,763,73 11562,95 4,479,039 5,51,54 19,075,041 23, 268 18,175,195 24,114,411 41729275 53 222 3,611494 4 76 19
Miscellaneous operations 2,011,8 ,887,692 136,964 1, 41,377 6 631 4425726 662,404 1,010,917 1, 536 41,723 76439
general 12,562,46 14,471,489 540,325 600,270 2,47155 2,738,826 2,529,810 3,021,592 5,417,290 6,360688 571398 6530
Transportation for investment-Or .. ...........203,414 309,768 146 1,174 30,455 50,944 17,425 39,331 48,026 91:449 2,195 5,925
Railway operating expenses .................. 181,679,760 227,032,393 8,544,764 10,653,597 37,356,565 45,873,040 35,153,455 46,807,110 81,054,784 103,333,747 8,923,647 10,219,721
Net revenue from railway operations -.... 44,875,378 45,083,245 2,420,659 3,389,339 9,074,699 9,053,721 11,363,491 10,787,067 22,858,849 23,230,127 6,008,450 4 765,617
Railway tax accruals..-- ... ..... 22,059,488 23,955,732 790,966 957,68 4,599,191 4,969,954 3,551,624 3, 048 8,941,781 9,527,685 1,596,546 1, 05
Uncollectible railway revenues.................. 90,456 77,203 306 280 19,764 22,670 13,488 6:973 33,558 29,923 1,809 1,:87
Railway operating income ........... 22,725,434 21,050,310 1,629,387 2,431,376 4,455,744 4,061,097 7,798,379 7,180,046 13,883,510 13,672,519 4,410,095 3,117,225
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ..... 6,608,272 6,977,319 386,742 475,676 1,778,653 1,823,238 1,290,820 1,310,,89 3,456,215 3,609,812 d 54.0o2 d 1i7.417
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance........................... 2,851,440 2,890,940 383,880 436,141 635,706 659,227 511,564 82,299 1,531,150 1,577,667 131,331 105,200
Net railway operating income........ 13,265,722 11,182.051 858,765 1,519,559 2,041,385 1,578,632 5,995,995 5,386,849 8,896,145 8,485,040 4,532,846 3,209,441
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per oent)..... 80.19 83.43 77.92 75.86 80.46 83.52 75.57 81.27 78.00 81.65 59.76 68.20
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated.. 39,781.06 39,982.39 45,885.35 46,121.15 48,809.27 48,754.78 53,963.33 53,840.10 33,115.81 33,198.36 135,888.41 135,793.24
Revenues:
Freight .............. $25,566,401 $27,820,400 t9,461,694 141,484,081 $18,187,95 $21,273,763 $27,723,540 $35,138,144 $16,010,088 $18,838,255 $61,921,523 $75,250,162
Passenger. ....... 2,928,103 4,128,640 3,396,728 4,751,22 1,83,48 2,830,736 4,055793 ,229,395 1,22,220 1,865,492 7,1126 1025 623
Mail............. 1,118,723 1,20,957 1,332,141 1,7,49 1,02,537 1,090,691 1,663,60 1,810899 709,380 7,o038 3,397 37 62
Express............ .... 508,938 667,093 568,072 787,1 215,887 390,148 441,300 692,770 193,962 281,392 51149 136 610
All other transportation .... 376,821 40,091 500,708 555,732 688,624 830,941 607883 859,713 550,808 688,859 1,847,315 2,379,513
Incidental ......... ............ 513,956 6,28200 679,712 846,69 358 357 472,435 657,446 911,781 229,352 341,725 1 ,25,155 1,725,941
Joint facility--cr 124,513 124:347 132,173 133,259 77, 100,030 213,883 275,473 47,069 58549 338,296 434052
Joint facility-Dr... ......................... 18,531 16,82 20,207 19, 22,594 24,387 98,842 122,900 1356 2,720 122,792 150:007
Railway operating revenues ......... 31,118,924 34,990,904 46,051,021 49,976,242 22,363,498 26,964,657 35,264,463 45,795,275 18,962,523 22,815,590 76,590,484 95,575,522
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.. 3,439,574 4,896,84 5,004,65 6 1 50 2,441,324 2,870,447 3,50,202 4,526, 41 2,368,674 2,882,201 8,313,200 10,279,589
Maintenance of equipment ............ 6,509,28 7,557,062 9,-60,362 10, 64,37 5,701,278 6,1,882 7,820,439 9953,2 3,77 333 4489959 17,295,050 20905283
Traffic ........... .. ........ 1,151,754 1,419,112 1,436,969 1,725,891 906,127 1,072,404 1, 86791 1,672,360 89681 1,20,57 3189,599 65 1
Transportation .. ...... 11,597,020 14,447839 15,208,514 18,724,758 10,828,566 13,5_4,419 14762,796 18,977 ,21 7,234582 9,08,265 32825 944 4160 05
Miscellaneous operations....................210,587 313,9Y5 252,310 190,374 191,610 26 013 47'864 618,797 109,113 181,972 748587 1052 782
General. -. .............. ...... .... 1,56,71 1,825,7 2132,139 2,81,851 1 5,130 1,648,85 2,25,317 2,603970 1,242591 1,376,595 5,013,038 5 68950
Transportation for investment-Cr ....-.... 32,273 11,977 34,468 17,902 47,227 75,237 22,291 67,619 51,402 57:561 120,920 200:417
Railway operating expenses....... --.- 24,436,831 30,443,392 33,360,478 40,663,113 21,466,808 25,783,313 30,224,118 38,275,212 15,573,572 18,977,008 67,264,498 83,035,533
Net revenue from railway operations................ 6,682,093 4,547,512 12,690,543 9,313,129 896,690 1,181,344 5,040,315 7,520,063 3 ,388951 3, 38,582 9,325,986 12,539,989
Railway tax ac2als ........ 2,692,901 2,973,401 4:289,447 4,620,306 2,955,007 3,270,614 420994 4730,19 1A66 09 1806'929 8'828,260 9,807741
Uncollectible railway revenues ...... .... 5,848 9,435 7,657 10,922 7,142 14,527 10:856 72,019 3,;43 91, 12 49,24 9, 581
Railway operating income................ 3,983,344 1,564,676 8,393,439 4,681,901 4d 2065.459 d 2.103.797 819,545 2,777,846 1,694,399 2,021,841 448,485 2,695,890
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .................662, 78 672,909 408,296 475,492 771,370 792,640 968,085 1,016,027 1,004,306 1,083,3 58 2,743 761 2,892,015
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ... 204,14 173,012 335,75 278,212 307,03 318,98 2391 437,768 275,111 27845 98545 1,035,06
Net railway operating income........... 3,116,552 718,755 7,649,398 3,928,197 d 3.143.872 d 3.21. 1775 0.95i31 1,324,051 414,982 660,138 d 3.279.821 d 1.2g3.,6i
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per oent)_---.. 78.53 87.00 72.44 81.36 95-99 95.62 85.71 83.58 82.13 83.18 87.82 86.88


Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, Inoluded switching and terminal companies.
Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Includes $4,496,224 increase from "Ex Parts 103."
Deficit or other reverse items.
Includes $4,085,052 increase from "Ex Parte 103."
Includes $1,426,969 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
Includes $1 976,778 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
Includes $66,424 increase from "Ex Parte 103."
Include. $59,647 increase from 'Ex Parte 103."


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Compiled from the MONTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES for 150 steam railways


Stimmet No. M-100
FEBRUARY, 1933


FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 1933 AND 1932


United States# New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region#fb Eastern District# Pocahontas Region
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated 240,707.22 240,981.97 7,277.70 7,298.04 27,069.39 27,192.03 24,577.40 24,590.17 58,924.49 59,080.24 6,104.29 6,138.76
Revenues:
Freight ... .............. 168,790,270 /204,739,386 $6,692,211 8,450,864. $34,612,861 $41,052,143 32,670,38 ? $40,9,101 73.975,461 90,222,108 13,418,859 13,540,60
Passenger ..... / 23,584,978 7 33,827172 2383677 3 393,186 5,322,107 7,554,85 6, 5,194 8,942,013 14,010,978 19,89,584 394975 537,92
Mail 7,150,738 ,903,319 355 875 386 25 1 156 452 1,292,65 1 8,105 1,382,189 2,760,432 3061,096 217,511 215 7
Express .. .. 2, ,137 ,409,785 144228 253,24 496372 880,611 487,037 796,273 1,127,637 1,930,208 92,396 137,518
All other transportation ./ 5,299,394 / 6,720,480 08,178 544,187 1,742,980 2,204,610 874,425 1,093,881 3,025,583 3,842,678 116,906 123,948
Incidental ........................... 3,926,723 5,420,024 352214 30,770 901,621 1,231,959 1,047,122 1,497,031 2,300,957 3,159,760 149,435 182,157
Joint faoility-cr 613290 745,167 81,381 95,914 4,276 57,618 58,221 73,512 193,878 227,44 10,329 7,918
Joint facility-Dr ......1...92,626 245,533 733 507 41,185 59,182 6,123 5,628 48,041 65,317 2,837 2,366
Railway operating revenues 211,612,904 263,519,800 10,417,031 13,553,991 44,245,484 54,214,798 42,684,370 54,498,372 97,346,885 122,267,161 14,397,574 14,743,165
Expenses:51 38
Maintenance of way and structures.......... 21,596,179 28,465,875 1,268,058 1,682,189 3,931,131 5,425,467 3,399,24 5,229,605 ,598,438 12,37,261 1,594,827 1,702,970
Maintenance of equipment ............ 44,86171 54,473,458 1,731,57 2,141,802 9,806,70 10,925,422 8,17,92 11,333,156 19,855,591 24,400,380 2,521, 9 2,991,911
Traffic ......... 92,66 8,439,998 189 1 212,118 1,281,077 1,572,479 1,164,593 1,477,919 2,635,131 3,262,516 263,: 9 285,587
Transportation 84,048,317 101 058542 4,124,745 4,954,587 17,933,291 21,133,277 16,893,319 21,498,878 38,951,355 47586,742 3,431,645 3711,082
Miscellaneous operations 1,761,209 2,550,769 128,459 158,415 373.635 526,482 392,146 585,834 894,240 1,270,731 37,280 53,557
General ....11,910,931 13,430,874 502,051 534,258 2,244,249 2,557,042 2,387,025 2,815,955 5,133,325 5,907,255 539,618 643,971
Transportation for investment-Cr..... .. 267,038 252,993 967 3,573 21,509 35,213 115,617 55,853 138,093 94,639 6,593 6,285
Railway operating expenses ........... 170,863,715 208,166,523 7,943,404 9,679,796 35,547,944 42,104,956 32,438,639 42,885,494 75,929,987 94,670,246 8,381,145 9,382,793
Net revenue from railway operations ... 40,749,189 55,353,277 2,473,627 3,874,195 8,697,540 12,109,842 10,245,731 11,612,878 21,416,898 27,596,915 6,016,429 5,360,372
Railway tax accruals 21,726,780 24,082,711 781,675 942,088 4,358,385 4,931,075 3,546,534 3680,319 8,686594 9,553,482 1,581,448 1,610,
Uncollectible railway revenues ................... 54,950 57,885 4,523 1,385 9,369 10,039 4,856 3,460 18,748 14,884 1,126
Railway operating income. 18,967,459 31,212,681 1,687,429 2,930,722 4,329,786 7,168,728 6,694,341 7,929,099 12,711,556 18,028,549 4,433,855 3,749,525
Equipment rents--Dr. balance 6,400,499 6,864,170 364,660 436,453 1,740,02 1,906,721 1,255,798 1,239,439 3,360,550 3,582,613 d 242. 59 229.787
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 2,712,076 2,693,177 306,445 451,166 534,449 447,510 465,878 445,136 1,306,772 1,343,812 137,222 152,994
Net railway operating income ... ............. 9,854,884 21,655,334 1,016,324 2,043,103 2,055,245 4,814,497 4,972,665 6,244,524 8,044,234 13,102,124 4,538,992 3,876,318
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .... 80.74 78.99 76.25 71.42 80.34 77.66 76.00 78.69 78.00 77.43 58.21 63.64
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Average number of miles operated 39,780.71 39,966.00 45,885.00 46,104.76 48,805.44 48,754.86 53,946.48 53,852.25 33,145.81 33,189.86 135,897.73 135,796.97
Revenues:
Freight .. ........ $24,066745 $27,362,00 37,485,604 903,009 $16,866,411 21,244,240 $25,801,461 $34,80,8 $14,661,333 $17,989,175 $57,329,205 $73,614,269
Passenger 2,964254 3,867,141 3,359 229 4,05065 1,6 358 2,486,2 3,520,95 5,16,37 1,064,478 1,629,907 6,21,771 9,532,52
S1,02,2 21,936 1,240,82 1,337,393 7 ,50 14 43 6 .7 3, 48 353
Expssr 808;1 643,82 945,658 263217 424935 1286,5i 74;, 419 1 2;850 g59:5667999 32523
All other transportation. 36,605 447,610 483,511 571,558 67 04 818,151 11,486 831,103 501,910 56,990 1,790300 2,30,2
incidental ............... ...27,395 555,982 576,830 738,139 322,221 443,988 531,047 801,364 195668 276,773 1, ,936 1,522,125
Joint facility Cr ........ 111,76 125,792 122,094 133,710 67,870 97,105 184,778 231,710 670 55,598 297,318 384,413
Joint facility-Dr ......16,080 16,927 18,917 19,293 21,214 33,913 102,590 125,771 1,864 1,239 125,668 160,923
Railway operating revenues ..... 29,495,429 34,272,074 43,893,003 49,015,239 20,658,127 26,528,759 32,416,635 44,028,989 17,298,254 21,679,652 70,373,016 92,237,400
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ................. 3,276,428 4,390,05 4,871,255 6,093,005 2,445,677 2,871,812 3.273,833 4,267,570 2,406,976 2,896,227 8,126,486 10,035,60
Maintenance of equipment.... ............... 6079611 7,154,061 8,600930 10,1,972 5, 231 6,399 ,421,511 9, 5,578 3,55,208 4,182,2 16,404,950 19,927,1
Traffic ......................................... 1, ,234 1,29935 1,310,283 1,58,937 ,56 1,001,64 1,320,851 1,565,820 841,815 1,025,261 3,007,232 ,592,545
Transportation 10,914,727 12,840,248 14,346,372 16,51,330 10,39,023 12,254,16 13,78,757 16,39 6,722,810 8,026,404 30,750,590 36,920,470
Miscellaneous operations ............ 198,781 285,390 2,061 338,947 16,862 230,246 367,912 556,30 102,1 154,715 630,908 941,091
General 1,484,441 1,705,593 2,024,059 2,349,564 1,353,082 1,457,736 2,193,102 2,349,396 1,207,363 1,366,923 4,753,547 5,174,055
Transportation for investment -Cr 31,720 30,293 38,313 36,578 24,407 5,324 22,655 37,892 43,570 38,560 90,632 121,776
Railway operating expenses 22,969,502 27,644,384 31,350,647 37,027,177 20,537,034 24,169,406 28,263,311 34,686,500 14,782,736 17,613,194 63,583,081 76,469,100
Net revenue from railway operations.-... 6,525,927 6,627,690 12,542,356 11,988,062 121,093 2,359,:53 4,153,324 9,342,489 2,515,518 4,O66,458 6,789,935 15,768,300
Railway tax acorals ....... ... 2720,635 3,058,918 4,302081 4,669,323 2,867,275 3,190,62 4,218,231 ,805,156 1,652,597 1,864,125 8,78,10 9,859 6
Uncollectible railway revenues ........ 8,290 8,019 9,41 8,461 9,388 13,09 6,875 7,433 10,523 14,011 6,78 34,
Railway operating income ..-..- 3,797,002 3,560,753 8,230,857 7,310,278 d 2.755.570 d 844.368 d 71,782 4,529,900 852,398 2,188,322 d 1.974.954 5,873,854
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ........ 695,777 680,759 453,418 450,972 648,278 751,11 83,371 1,00 1,004,488 1,044,882 1,074,982 2,586,531 2,80,585
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .... ... 157,731 178,672 294,953 281,666 343,148 367,43 463,496 404,501 303,707 295,762 1,110,351 1,067,699
Net railway operating income .........-_ 2,943,494 2,701,322 7,482,486 6,577,640 d 3.746.996 d 1.962,919 d 1,428,649 3,120,911 d 496,191 817,578 d 5.671.836 1,975,570
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .. _____77.87 80.66 71.43 75.54 99.41 91.11 87.19 78.78 85.46 81.24 90.35 82.90
Exoludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933,inoluded switching and terminal companies.
# Excludes Chicago, Indianapolie & Louieville, returns for which were not furnished in time for inclusion.
a/ Doee not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central Returns in Great Lakee Region.
Includes $4,329,866 increase from 'Ex Parte 103."
Deficit or other reverse items.
Includes 5,302,029 increase from Ezx Parte 103."
Includes $1,202,680 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
Includes $1,721,069 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
SInoludes $63,765 increase from *Ex Parte 103.-
/ Includes $78,663 increase frbm "Ex Parte 103."


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United States # New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region #b/ Eastern District + Pocahontas Region
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ..... 2140,717.95 241,012.52 7,276.10 7,298.04 27,070.83 27,189.75 24,577.40 24,590.17 58,924.33 59,077.96 6,104.29 6,138.76
Revenues:
Freight.....................7,975 _/ -4l2,-497,432 -,64-,817 -7,220,252 7,325,879 81,498,121 ,67,426,25 <82,5527,58 1 ,51,599,949 81,245,911 27,5114,152 227,20,4,290
Passenger ................................ ....................................... 0,195,468 71,70,0 4,994,75 6,910,659 1,445,67 16,226,466 13,671 7 19,028,7 30,112,279 42,165,800 863,600 1,160,576
xarl o terrasportaion 4.... 16,226., 252738, 8059 2,4 21,60781 2 8169 1,960,191 6301,28 4 1430,929 25~7559

Incidental .... ... 8, 11,559588 7751 1 8 1 045 2 42 62 2 27 428 2 22 4950 14 191
Joint facility-Or-. s 168,835 1112,102 12 2 12157 1 2 402 1 989 16,80
Joint facility-Dr ................. .....................958 1,528 47 90,257 117512 104 1 591 5513886
Railway operating revenues ... 437,633,201 534,881,747 21,382,454 27,596,927 90,676,750 109,141,559 88,666,473 111,338,858 200,725,677 248,077,344 29,329,671 29,728,503

Mantenane of way and structures ... ... 44,206,972 58,378,892 2,592,180 ,630,397 8,22,605 11,252,556 7046,94 0, ,232 17,891,79 25,25,185 3,159,905 3,519,600
Maintenance of equipment.... 92,317,86 111,953,29 3,1879 ,340,781 19,726,739 22,441,018 17, 15953 23,548 532 40,656 571 50 0 5,372,53 6,79 486
Trai ... ............. ..... 14,227,17,21,57 ,572,81 319553 288 2 50 5 28 5 24 66
Trnsporttion 173,55,49 214,20,217 8,63,78 10,46,130 37,008,333 44,738,45 34,809,812 45,271,979 80 421,929 100,79 654 7,043 139 7,988 001
1Ma1elhlane:,us ,perat.r.ns 7 9 5,4 0,052 265,43 325,916 805,013 1,12913 65 1,2,829 1,900 081 2,706 858 79,003 129,996
general .. .... 27, 2 1.042,0l8 1,134 ,28 4,591, 5 29 868 4,879 422 5, 806, 235 10, 513 203 12, 236631 1,111 016 1,300 275
Transportation for investment-Cr ................ 40,421 2,7 ,4 4,47 51,96 86,157 1,010 94,88 186,88 185,784 8788 12,210
Railway operating expenses.......................... 352,039,086 434,582,742 16,488,168 20,333,393 72,904,510 87,977,996 67,087,704 89,076,430 156,480,382 197,387,819 17,304,792 19,602,514
Net revenue from railway operations 85,5,115 100,299005 4,894,286 7,26,54 ,772,2 21,16563 21,578,769 22,262,428 44,245,295 50,689,525 12,024,879 10,125,989
ailway tax acruals.............................................. 4,76,27 47,974,080 1,572,642 1,99,71 ,957,576 9,901,029 7,058,151 7,216,oo04 17,588,369 19,016804 3,177,994 3,257,310
Uncollectible railway revenues .......................... 97 135,081 ,829 1,665 29,134 32,709 18,334 10,426 52297 44800 2,935 1,929
Railway operating income ............................ 41,702,451 52,189,844 3,316,815 5,562,098 8,785,530 11,229,8285 14,502,284 15,035,998 26,604,629 31,627,921 8,843,950 6,866,750
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ............................. 12,982,172 13,800,841 75140 912,129 ,51,74 ,7,959 2,520,017 2,509,689 6,790,165 7,151,777 441 427204

Net railway operating income. 23,211,198 32,866.742 1,875,088 3,562,662 4,096,630 6,393,129 11,059,259 11,660,730 17,030,977 21,616,521 9,071,838 7,085,760
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ..... 80.44 81.25 77.11 73.68 80.40o 80.61 75.66 80.00 77.96 79.57 59.00 65.94
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1933 1932 1933 932 19 192 933 1932 1933 192 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ..... 9,780.71 39,976.15 45,885.00 46,114.91 48,807.45 48,754.82 53,955.36 53,870.58 33,145.81 33,194.25 135,908.62 135,819.65
Revenues:
Freight ..... ........... ...................... 49,633146 55,182,800 76,947,298 82,387,090 3,0 306 42,518,00 53,525,001 69,51,998 30,671,421 36,827,430 119,250,728 148,64,431
Passenger ............................ ............ 5, 57 7995781 6755957 9,156,7 462,806 5,16,85 7,576728 11 645 2 2287,698 3,95,399 1 27232 2045146
Mail way 2,142,035 2,530,893 2,572,964 2,77548426 97 ,9s 944 2 138,695 3,20 :327 3,55 842 1,36 589 1, 456921 6 546 860 72150,458
xpres 1, 671 1,4 233 1,211,901 1,732,792 8,057 81,38 769,91 1,442,189 366,812 60,9 ,5,820 2 529
All other transportation .........................26 77,700 ,219 1,127 9 1,65,28 1,9,092 1,219 1,690,816 1,052,718 1345 35 4 68 57
Rc315642N689 190 1029 705915 ,,76119,29ot0317 3,2575310

Inidental ...... ... 1 1,1,182 1,2,52 1,5 ,8 57 91642 1,18 1 711 4 020 618 4 229 1 324
Joint facility-cr... .......... ...... 26,278 25 40 23, 267 266 0 145 24 197,135 398661 507,13 91 739 14,1147 635 6144 818o465
Joint facility-Dr .14,611...... 33,751 39,124 38,637 143,808 58300 201432 248,671 3220 3,959 248460 310,930
Railway operating revenues.............. 60,614,353 69,62,978 89,944,024 98,991,481 43,021,625 53,493,416 67,681,098 89,824,264 36,260,777 44,495,242 146,963,500 187,812,922
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures...... 6,716,002 9,286,909 9,875,907 12,806,509 4,887,001 5,72,259 6,777,05 8794,511 4,775,650 5,778,428 16,439 686 20 315 198
Maintenance of equipment ............ .. 12,589,039 ,711,123 17,961,292 20, 790609 11 1959 12,861, 86 152 950 19 ,299 020 7 31851 672 18 70000 0 832,389
Trafio -..... 2 198,98 2,71,462 2,77,252 ,310,828 750693 2,073867 2,07 62 3 180 1, 8,96 8 19681 75785
Transportation ............ .. ..7 27, 7 29 6 35,276088 2 7,589 25,797587 2871,55 35 219 1 17, 669 63576 7524475
Miscellaneous operation .......4......................... 48 5 71 729,31 2 49,259 85,776 1 27 687 13 95 1,99 87
enera,045182 3, 4,156,19 4,81,415 ,78 3,10,122 4,51, 419 4,953 366 2,644 95 2,743518 9,766 585 10, 03,006
Transportation or invetment-Cr 99 270 72,781 54480 71634 120,561 ,9 1051 9972 96121 211,552 322193
Railway operating expenses. .. 47,406,333 58,087,776 64,711,125 77,690,290 42,003,842 49,952,719 58,487,429 72,961,712 30,356,308 36,590,202 130,847,579 159,504,633
Net revenue from railway operations 13,208,020 11,175,202 25,232,899 21,301,191 1,017,783 3,10 697 9,193,669 16,862,552 5,904,469 7,905,040 16,115,921 28,308, 289
Railway tax acrual ......... 5,41,536 6,032,19 8,591,5 9,289,629 5,822,27 6,461 9 8,428,175 9,55,4 3,315,906 3,671,054 17,566 68 19667,647
Uncollectible railway revenues..... 1 4, 17, 51 17,073 29,383 16,530 27,623 17,731 19,452 41,766 23,823 76,027 70,898
Railway operating income ..... 7,780,346 5,125,429 16,624,296 11,992,179 d 4.821.034 d 2.948.165 747,763 7,307,746 2,546,797 4,210,163 d 1.526.474 8,569,744
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .... 1,358,155 1,5,68 861,714 926,464 1,419,69 1,4, 1,4 2
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance. .. ... 362,145 351,684 65,698 559,878 650,191 566; 865 2,6,1 520988 25314; 209450,9 2 960
Net railway operating income.............- 6,060,046 3,420,077 15,131,884 10,505,837 d 6.890.874 d 5.178.294 d 1979.580 4,444,962 d 81.209 1,477,716 d 8.951.663 744,584
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .. 78.21 83.87 71.95 78.48 97.63 93.38 86.42 81.23 83.72 82.23 89.03 84.93
Exoludee switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, noluded switching and terminal companies.
# Exoludee Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville, returned for which were not furnished in time for inclusion.
/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Oreat Lakes Region.
Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns In Great Lakes Region.
Includes $8,836,171 increase from "Ex Parte 103.'
SDeficit or other revere items.
/ Includes $9, 387,659 increase from "Ex Parte 103.'
Includes $2,626,322 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
SIncludes 3,693,914 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Includes $.130,324 Increase from "Ex Parte 103.
Includes $138,003 increase from "Ex Parts 103."


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 150 steam railways

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY, 1933 AND 1932





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Statement No. M-100
MARCH, 1933


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 150 steam railways


FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1933 AND 1932


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

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ... 240,626.15 241,058.50 7,272.54 7,292.88 27,072.15 27,192.03 24,571.57 24,591.69 58,916.26 59.076.60 6,104.26 6,138.76
Revenues:
Freight ./ ...... 174,916,270 j/ 224,321,232 $7,378,437 S9,556,874 $34.737,863 $45,442,700 $33,442,121 t45.181,713 875,558,421 $100,181,287 $12,015,678 14,677,200
Passenger .................... 21,885,552 34,337,00 2,17,6 329677 4,75,29 8,065867 ,26,777 9,063.3 13,229,701 20,39 ,903 408,002 593247
Mail -7,6 097 5, 3846 412,961 1,284,928 1,392,965 1,46 852 1,512,9 3,01532 3,318832 220 69 22,192
Express 3.249,115 5,73.,469 19 317,371 640,583 1,185,912 606,197 1,043,309 13, ,049 2,5,593 95,626 1 48,789
All other transportation / 5,66.005 / 7, ,879 433,569 583,976 1,858,30 2,375,786 86087 1,137.392 3,152,7 4,o97,15 11166 160,103
Incidental 3Z73.6 7 5,55,799 350,790 58,513 88 .13 1,221,433 1,088,024 1,552,02 2,32.948 3,23,988 164,050190,283
Joint facility -Cr 620,5 740,253 78,892 101,1 :3,13 ,282 14 22 3 10 1 190,23
Joint facility- Dr .. ........... 178,653 2520 857 5 036 71 6,65 37 3
Railway operating revenues 217,599,458 285,921,638 11,006,276 14,700,046 44,168,.330 59,678.320 43,694,062 59.553,967 98,868,668 133,932,333 13,023,095 16,037,457
expenses : i
Maintenance of way and structures.. 22,591,895 30,760,491 1,301,217 1,845,696 4,061,917 6044,874 3,581,689 5,700,050 8,944,823 1,590,620 1,405,296 1717,972
Maintenance of equipment. 45,751,434 57,80 ,o4 1,782,528 2,228, 6 9,486,630 12,016,124 8,722,09 12,122,22 19,991,251 2,366,86 2,643,689 3,09,066
T .ransportation86:,58:, 33 10 175,7081 11162 11488127,65
an oration 86, ,27 4,5 9566 1,29768 22,775. 1 17,377600 22.515.33 0,170,772 5,539980 3,4'38,6; 3.9
Miscellaneous operations 1,824,614 2,502,770 126,98 161,19 352,413 535,604 494 577 497 97,05 1,274,720 38,551 52,276
General 11963,261 13,827,03 520,07 602,790 2,282,15 2,602,235 2,338,010 2,844,083 5,140,242 6,049,108 576,456 637,827
Transportation for investment-r .. ..... ,094 346,48 396 964 24,341 43,295 237,318 81,623 262,055 125,882 3,114 5,491
Railway operating expenses 175.295.278 218,580,125 8,401,482 10,299,422 35.734,729 45,480,478 33,368,194 45,166,274 77,504,405 100,946,174 8,391,231 9,757,683
Hlot revenue from railway operations ... .. 42,304,10 67,341,513 2,604,794 4,400,624 8,433,601 14,197,842 10,325,868 14387,693 21,364,263 32,986,159 4,61,864 6,279,774
Railway tax accruals. 22284,332 24,899,794 802136 959,380 4,374,510 4,937.841 3,927,813 4,078,821 9,104,464 9,976,042 1,573,120 1,568,214
Uncollectible railway revenue ... 81,639 9,137 752 1,609 11,799 36.476 21,548 7:148 34,099 45,233 1,859 739
Railway operating income 19,938,209 42,347,582 1,801,906 3,439,635 4,047,292 9,223,525 6,376,502 10,301,724 12,225,700 22,964,884 3.056,885 4,710,821
Equipment rents-Dr. balance 6,525,471 6,866,016 423.053 469,968 1,626,024 1,863,891 1,100,333 1,084,521 3,149,410 3,418,380 204.748 24441
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 2,864,737 2,870,225 415:542 438,251 600,193 679,489 474,989 37',140 1,490,724 1,49,880 2360 98,781
Net railway operating income 10,548,001 32,611,341 963,311 2,531,416 1,821,075 6,6s0,145 4,801,180 8,845,063 7.585,566 18,056,624 3,138,032 4,856,457
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .o80.56 76.45 76.33 70.06 80.91 j 76.21 76.37 75.84 78.39 75.37 64.43 60.84
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Iteml
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated 39,780.71 40,053.07 45,884.97 46,191.83 48,809.37 48,755.92 53,921.32 53,.844.48 33,094.23 33,189.67 135,824.92 135,790.07
Revenues:
Freight $25,233,325 $29,709,883 $37,249,003 944,387,083 818,912.781 $23.544,344 827,973.408 636,932,771 15,222,657 19,275,747 62,108,846 $79,752,862
Passenger 2,735,30 3941,727 314330 4, 974 1,418,11 2,561.379 3,198,151 5 258 ,70 896 263 1 583,0 5512,545 9 0353
ail .... 07 1,22,59 1,37,046 1,483,78 1, 045 1,12.,703 1,593,575 1,782 643 676,110 77,074 3.314,72 3,642,42
Express 592,15 914,588 687,70 10,63,37 6,.060 -565,80 555873 1,081.307 228,353 6312 1220286 2,113,499
All other transportation .... 72,555 478,19 43416,ll 638,296 662,623 870,564 627,1M7 814,787 539,360 649,78 1,829,090 2,334,429
Incidental .456,.77 578,006 620,527 768,289 299,487 472,28 541,962 792,931 185,743 271,163 1,027,192 1.536,522
Joint facility Cr 119,670 129,393 129,971 137,350 70,741 87,831 182,242 234,018 43,311 54,820 296,294 376,669
Joint facility-Dr 13,892 17,087 17,029 19,401 19,057 31,328 92,546 130,767 1,350 1,910 112,953 164,005
Railway operating revenues 30,611,670 36,956,299 43,634,765 52,993,756 22,725,806 29,193,801 34,579,772 46,766,060 17,790,447 23,035,688 75,096,025 98,995,549
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .......... 410543 4,732,694 4,815,39 6,450,666 2,58,19 222,946 3,673,595 4,558,115 2,572,449 2,938,144 8,831,233 10,9,205
Maintenance of equipment .. .............. ,05 3 7,350,35 8,698,832 1044421 5,06,899 6,723.477 7,57182 9458235 3,677270 4,27,079 1706151 20,468,791
Traffic.. .. ......... 1,096,1 1,285,75 1,3,420 1,579,423 866,681 1, 03 132 56 1591,715 1019032 3 446 317750
Transportation 11,409,527 13,60,9 14,848,221 17,57 .329 10,584,617 12,659,623 14,046,189 16,975,992 6,93936 358,358 3156442 37993,9
Miscellaneous operatio..s ...202,619 2614,6 241,170 31,922 160,039 229,963 377,487 531.299 98 113 149,866 615, 639 911,128
General ...... 1,380,928 1,747,443 1,957,384 2,385,270 1,403,169 1,531,175 2,226.323 2,414,026 1,236,141 1,4471464 4,865,65 5,392,665
Transport ition ioi investment-Cr .....40,905 12,805 44,019 18,296 35,850 80,151 31,314 73,730 42,856 48,409 110,020 202,290
Railway operating expenses 23,514,616 28,975,052 31,905.847 38,732,735 21,370,744 25,294,036 29,196,058 .35,455,652 15,318,224 18,151,528 65,885,026 78,901,216
Net revenue from railway operations .. 7,097,054 7,981,247 11,728,918 14,261,021 1,355,062 3,899,765 .383,714 11,310,408 2,472,223 4,884,160 9,210,999 20,094,333
Railway tax accruals 2,902,054 3,244,266 4,475,174 4,812,480 2,938,706 3,320,9914 ,178,727 5,006,844 1,587,261 1,782.434 8,704,69Z 10,111,272
Uncollectible railway revenues 7,365 10,029 9,222 10,768 14,204 10,611 8,905 11,246 15,209 16,279 38,318 38,136
Railway operating income. ... 4,187,637 4,726,952 7,244,522 9,437,773 d 1.597.848 568,160 1,196,082 6,292,318 869,753 3,084,44.7 467,987 9.944,925
Equipment rents -Dr. balance 727,498 621,724 522, 50 377307 737,807 774,533 1,02t.855 1,193.436 1,090,649 1,102,360 2,853,311 3,070,329
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 179,024 115,369 302,625 214,150 317,056 378,191 436,320 470,976 318,012 317,028 1,071,388 1,166,195
Net railway operating income 3,281,115 3,989,859 6,419,147 8,846,316 d 2.652.711 d 584.564 d 265.093 4,627,906 d 538.908 1,665,059 d 3.456.712 5,708,401
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .....--,.76.82 78.40 73.12 73.09 94.041 86.614 4.43 75.81 86.10 78.80 87.73 79.70
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
# Excludes Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville, returns for which were not furnished in time for inclusion.
Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Includes $4,470,940 increase from "Ex Parte 103."
Deficit or other reverse items.
ef Includes 6,002,691 increase from "EX Parte 103."
Includes 1,158,424 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Includes $1 765,197 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Includes $64,180 increase from "Ex Parte 103."
SIncludes 86,196 increase from "Ex Parte 103.w


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES QF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from the MONTHLY REPORTS OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES for 150 steam railways

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH, 1933 AND 1932


MARCH, 1933


United States# New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region#b/ Eastern District # Pocahontas Region
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated 210,684.97 241,026.18 7,271.48 7,292.88 -7,073.25 27,191.95 24,575.45 24,590.68 58,920.18 59,075.51 6,104.28 6,138.76
Revenues: $ ,,,8, ,0 41,881,190
Freight ./..5..,... .........5.............. ./$636,818,664 21,028,254 $26,777,126 *0l,.6l,742 ,26,940,621 $100,869,374 $127,709.251 $226,9r,370 $291,42N,198 $ '13* #2 ,75 ,823
a y operating revenues2,01,020........................ 9 820,802,405 10,180,336 1,190901 6819,880 1329,96,6535 17 0 2892,825 29943,31,95 3 62, 678 4352766 451,765960
P.ai en e2 .. ...... ............... 2 1,219,9 5 1 .28 21 911 6 1, 18981
,,91O1p6,201,14,6 29, 2:7028 16,23,069
pes....... ... ... ...........02i,61,705 1793, ;f : 075 2m i 9d^
Joint facility- C 1,912,760 298603 217 0 165,5815 179,N502 1 2 596,611: 68,29
Joint facility Dr 527334.365 65362869 24,889,651 30,632551 130,750 179,73 155898 17,5 152,9871 199,09 725,696,02 29,360,197
Railway operating revenues .... 655,232,659 820,803,386 32,388,730 2,296,973 13,8325,82 2016,819,88 132,360,535 170,892,25 299,5914,3 5 4,59382,009,67 11,9002,352,766 1,765,960
Maintenance of way operand structures .. .. 66,799,8664 6589,13478,083 ,838,399 6,094,079 5,917,52 13,073,274 16,,62,5 20,505,793 2766,729 39,673,14 12,209,8701 5,237572











xatio of expenses to revenues (per cent) 80.48 79.58 76.85 72.42 80.57 79.0o 75.90 78.55 62788028 1678,7014,2607*
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T anspo oer in ..... 0, 7,08. ,j 13,099, 5 8 1 681 1, 69 1 ,1,,981 1





Net etfrom railway operating income.... ..... 127,898,2934, 6 7,409,936 21,55199,03179 11,669.352,158 26,205,4.81 .762,88 1 2,244,637 36,659,121 65,609,557 83,6775 ,68 4 12,408,376 61,452,784
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)....... 5,0,77.74 7,81.97 72.37 76.60 961,39 91.00 85.74 79.37 84850 8 815,.06 3.12
tie raily revenues 227,03 229,219 ,1wit ng an teinal opanies. Statements pio to Januay, 193, included within and terminal companies.
Railway operating income ... 61,790,813~ 91,537,14~5 5,118,720 8,801,734 12,832,822 20,143,3049 21,028,972 25,337,722 38,980,51 514,592,805 11,900,835 11,577,571


oint facility rentDrude ale 7,1 ,392, 1,10,8 1,32,8 1,770,3Lou lle, return for whih were not furnished 1,397,997 1,237,719 ,27,211 39,502 3for nclusion.7
Ret railway operating income ....... 33,909,3814 65,1478,083 2,838,399 6,09,1,079 5,917,705 13,073,2714 16,010,625 20,505,793 24,766,729 39,673,1146 12,209,870 11,9142,217

eRati o of expenses to revenues Aper centslb. 1 80.14 79.58 76.85 72.9142 80.57 79. e 00 75.90 78.55 78.10 78.10 60.67 6,4.15,

Southern Region Southern Distriet Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 192 4 1933 1932


























Includes 13,321,7 5 Increase from "Ex Parte 103."
Average numb of miles operated 9,70.71 0,00.36 .99 6,11.12 0. ,755.Deficit or o18 53 .70 586168 33,128.03,192.69 135,8ther revere item.9.80 135,809.55
























3, In0lude, 145,427,675 Increase fro, i2Ex Parte o103"
Railwaenger .... .... .258,112 11,593,425 10 25,01,341 32,822 3,201,5, 4,92 7,902 2,972 95,337,7212,0ao,5 11,9,93585 101,579,57
Fqxpmenrens -Dr. .. ..... 19,652,643 2,366,85 117899,681 2,796,19 719,117 1,381,t6 1,325,.854 2,5d3,46

Joint facilityr-Dr ...... ............. 8,503 50,838 56,153 58,038 62,835 89,628 293,978 379,2138 ,570 5,869 361,13 10730,935
Railway operating revenues 91,226,023 106,219,277 133,578,789 151,985,237 65,717,531 82,6873,27 10260,870 136,590,321 4 514,051,221 67,530,930 22,059,525 286,808,171
Expenses t
MaintenanceoOf way and structures .....n10,126,5 Rn 114,019,.603 1h,691,76 19,257,175 7,1472,190 8,965,205 10,150,630 13,352,626 7,318,099 8,716,572 25,270,919 31,0314,1403
Average number of miles operated.39,780-71 40,oo2.3907 ,5,94.99 4 0,141.12 49,20.06 4,7551 53,9370173' 308087,0833,12 589,5 330,870 1,935,979-0.,915,856
Transportation .......6. .,,68..1.14,196,01 2, ,176021 1,08, 6 5,5,276 2 0,891,31$2 2
PaOener.. 110 72,71 ,51913 7,214317 ,S,8,3 16,773,686,94 3,09,7is, 16,195,671
Transportation 1or investmentCr .... .......100,898 5i,278,53 us0. 7,77620,, 76, 59 ,I 137,828 1 ,530 '321,571 52,19783


Raalwaytx ..ccrua.ls .................3...... ........ 9,26,55 13,0 1,102,109 8,760,993 9,782,233 12,06,902 1,5,95 0,90,167 5,0,9,47 26,219062 29,778,919
Uncollectible railway revenues ................27,483 26, 5 30,151 30,734 38,23'1 26,636 30:698 56,975 0,102 1109,03
Railway operating income 11,967,983 9,852,381 23,868,818 21,1429,952 d 6,418,8 2 2380.005 1,923,5 13,600,063 3,116,550 7,29,610 1.058.140 7 18,511,668
Equipment rents--Dr. balance 2,085,63 1,975,392 1,381,161 1,303,771 2,167,1156 2,318,278 2,886,312 3,213,951 3,139,837 3,260,700 8,183,605 8,792,92
Ret railway operating income .... .. 9,31,161 7,39,936 21,551,031 19,352,153 d 1 1 9,553,585 .7 8 2,21:,39 67 2 9,072,867 8 620,117 3,112,775 24 6,452,781
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)t 77.71 81.97 72.33 76.60 96.39 91.00 85.74 79.37 8.50 81.06 88.59 83.12

J Excludes Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville, retur. for which were not furnished in time for inclusion.
J fDoes not include ig 5our Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.

Includes *3,779,763 sleeping and parlor oar mic'harge.
MwtIncludes 1 225,161 increase from 1Ex Parts 103.'






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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-100
APRIL, 1933


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 151 steam railways


FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region G/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region 3/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated 241,195.71 241,675.73 7,272.54 7,293.47 27,062.37 27,192.03 25,220.84 25,231.91 59,555.75 59,717.41 6,089.97 6,139.15
Revenues:
Freight .... 180,212,4 $207,879,108 $7,018,727 $9,128,045 $33,924,471 142,183,274 $33,941,077 $4,819,498 $74,884,275 $93,1 0,817 $12,024,792 $12,609,607
Passenger 9/ 22,919,64 _J 31,007,797 22144,894 3,007,698 5,112,774 6,782,877 6,926,363 ,8850,80 14,284,031 18,640,655 416,7143 517,137
Maeil 2 9 26 8,157,761 375,514 203;46 1239644 1,378,720 1,339,977 1.376 2,955,135 3,245, 42 206:786 2241814
Express 4,4,59 4,968,766 230,538 238,384 872,679 918,052 704,364 1,010,400 1,807,581 2,16,836 105,967 108,851
All other transportation 5,46,872 6,818,700 397,819 537,104 1,748,159 2,285,558 890,834 1,092,319 3,036,812 3,914,981 91,636 123,71
Incidental 4,029500 5,522102 333,987 399,913 879189 1,2,066 1,082,033 1,722,987 2,295,209 3,326,966 169,908 211,274
Jointfacility-Cr 613,255 763,910 73,054 105,261 883 62971 94,198 120,826 212,135 289,058 16,209 9,074
Joint facility Dr 175,992 232,m20 1,117 479 43,347 56,689 13,728 31,522 58,192 88,690 1,587 2,332
Railway operating revenues 224,877,399 264,885,724 10,673,416 13,819,072 43,778,452 54,758,829 44,965,118 56,048,164 99,416,986 124,626,065 13,030,454 13,801,725
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 24,k39,873 32,55,378 1,302,666 1,872,674 4,254,99 6,461,160 3,669,326 5,251,619 9,226,985 13,55,453 1,413,707 1,415,101
Maintenance of equipment 45,2,6 ,080 1,78,287 2,033,912 9,600,19 12,038,520 8,652,894 11,393,901 20,001,600 25,466,333 2,628,981 2,551 772
Traffic 7,012,489 8,509497 182,547 223,882 1,264,321 1,577,732 1,114,61 1,513,5 2,561,029 3,315,069 294,985 292974
Transportation 83,309,008 98,559,110 4,071,589 4,8 686 17,52,022 21,127,933 16,707,06 21,065,982 38280657 47,080,601 3,26,690 3,612,997
Miscellaneous operations 1,694,805 2,384,430 121, 68 154879 342,763 505,106 381,673 550,775 849,204 1,210,760 37,009 48899
General 11.739,713 13,568,372 498,07 550 134 2,205,382 2,569,148 2,35,750 2,796,053 5,058,739 5.915,335 53 142 622451
Transportation tor investment -r 143,324 354,794 60 155 24,566 28,925 20,402 86,435 45,028 115,515 4,45 3,232
Railway operating expenses 173,296,168 209,383,103 7,925,404 9,722,012 35,145,334 44,250,674 32,862,448 42,485,350 75.933,186 96,458,036 8,154,069 8,540,962
Net revenue from railway operations 51,581,231 55,502,621 2,748,012 4,097,060 8,633,118 10,508,155 12,102,670 13,562,814 23,483,800 28,168,029 4,876,385 5,260,763
Railway tax accruals 22,156,124 24,702,115 806,190 924,091 4,280,592 4,724,933 4,26,300 4,475,419 9,37,082 10,1244 146159 1,532,135
Uncollectible railway revenues 100,527 80,388 26,081 752 10,252 18,222 4,767 8,000 41,100 26,97 1,203 622
Railway operating income 29,324,580 30,720,118 1,915,741 3,172,217 4,342,274 5,765,000 7,837,603 9,079,395 14,095,618 18,016,612 3,413,723 3,728,006
Equipment rents Dr. balance 7,221,271 7,516,994 385,791 427,612 1,708,264 1,913,993 1,272,515 1,389,097 3,366,570 3,730,702 d 22.712 d 123.593
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 3,061,820 2,929,965 408,332 417,495 653,003 696,567 605,050 515,661 1,666,385 1,629,723 -1583 44 -94?4,9
Net railway operating income 19,041,489 20,273,159 1,121,618 2,327,110 1,981,007 3,154,440 5,960,038 7,174,637 9,062,663 12,656,187 3,277,951 3,757,130
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) 77.06 79.05 74.25 70.35 80.28 80.81 73.08 75.80 76.38 77.40 62.58 61.88
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated 39,775.44 40,045.24 45,865.41 46,184.39 48,807.67 48,749.35 53,915.13 53,835.16 33,051.75 33,189.42 135,774.55 135,773.93
Revenues:
Freight $26,217,888 $27,018,323 $38,242,680 $39,627,930 $20,962,385 $22,503,946 $29,857,491 $34,416,412 516,265,563 518,170,003 t67,085,439 75,120,361
Passenger 2, 40,505 3,295,858 2,857,248 3,812,995 1,503,947 2,230,669 3,328, 450 4,867,796 945,971 1,455,682 5,778,368 8 554, 147
Mail 1,052,636 1,157,873 1,259,422 1,382,277 987,213 1,064,802 1,529,51 1,753 068 67 903 712,172 3,190:707 3,530,042
Express 906,592 966,091 1,012,559 1,74,942 58,231 480,098 831962 866,241 336,12 380,649 1626319 1726988
All other transportation 411,504 529,939 50,140 653,649 686,9 778,578 611,917 809,784 588,284 661,708 1,886,920 2 ,250070
Incidental 474,245 543530 4,15 754,804 315,689 413508 573,697 759,523 200,752 267,301 1,090,138 1 332
Joint facilt r 116,359 130,523 132,568 139,597 58,81 81,085 170,039 202,078 39,699 52,092 268,552 335,255
Joint facility-Dr 13,340 17,390 14,927 19,722 25,572 27,638 75,594 94,733 1,707 1,637 102,873 124,008
Railway operating revenues 31,606,389 33,624,747 44,636,843 47,426,472 24,947,426 27,525,048 36,827,553 43,610,169 19,048,591 21,697,970 80,823,570 92,833,187
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 3,520,695 4,656,094 4,934,402 6,071,195 3,251,742 4,358,801 ,14,4128 5,667,357 2,612,616 2,822,572 10,278,486 12,848,730
Maintenance of equipment 5,767,283 7,083,849 8,396,264 9,635,621 5,625,020 6213,824 7,345,960 8,898,395 3,874,760 3,996,907 16,845 740 19,109,126
Traffic 1,070,640 ,261,6 1,365,625 1,55,780 89,708 1,047,630 1 34,8 44 1,591,977 841,283 1,000,041 3 085,835 3,639,648
Transportation 11,187,024 12,614249 14,433,714 16,227,246 10,11 6,110 11,530,274 13,672,537 15,933,510 6,805,990 7,787,509 30o94,637 35,251293
Miscellaneous operations 182,908 24,22 9,17 292123 15 ,529 221,003 375,265 512, 13 92 890 148,091 625,684 s 1,
eneransptl t,95, 1,75en349 1,9O,93 2,37,800 1,36341 1,535916 2,199,291 2,382, 7 1,1 849 1,3 ,84 4,748481 5,278,237
Transportto or investment ....... 9,70 9,797 4 9 13,029 12,557 50.776 27,50o4 28,765 44,086 6,709 84:147 226,250
Railway operating expenses 23,114,197 27,601,774 31,268,266 36,142,736 21,399,893 24,856,672 29,328,521 34,857,464 15,366,302 17;068,195 66,094,716 76,782,331
Net revenue from railway operations 8,492.192 6,022,973 13,368,577 11,283,736 3,547,533 2,668,376 7499,032 8,752,705 3,682,289 4,629,775 14,728,84 16 050,856
Railway tax accruals 2,813,43 3,163,037 4,274,802 4,695,172 2,89,27 3,282,602 4095384 4,751,80 1 429 184068 8,53 9,882500
Uncollectible railway revenues 9,672 8,711 10,875 9,333 12,887 19,526 12,390 1315 3 239275 11,012 ,552 44,081
Railway operating income 5,669,177 2,851,225 9,082,900 6,579,231 640,219 d 633.752 3,391,258 3,987,332 2,114,585 2,770,695 6,146,062 6,124,275
Equipment rents -Dr. balance 966,570 834,662 943,858 711,069 709,791 813,068 1,062,805 1,213,556 1,138,247 1,048,599 2,910,843 3,075,223
Joint facility rent -Dr. balance 236,912 205,3O40 395,396 299,809 261,280 300,022 413,838 408,818 324,921 291,593 1,000,039 1,000,433
Net railway operating income .. .. 4,465,695 1,811,223 7,743,646 5,568,353 d 330.852 d 1.746.842 1,914,615 2,364,958 651,417 1,430,503 2,235,180 2,048,619
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .......73.13 82.09 70.05 76.21 85.78 90.71 79.64 79.93 80.67 78.66 81.78 82.7..
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York central returns in Great Lakes Region.
Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns In Great Lakes Region.
1/ Includes $1,118,825 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.
Deficit or other reverse items.
Includes $1,554,913 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.


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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 151 steam railways

FOR FOUR MONTHS ENDED WITH APRIL, 1933 AND 1932


Initd Stair's New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ :Ea:tern )i Dril Posalchiitas Region


1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

:erage rmber of mile operated 241,295.79 241.668.71 7,271.74 7,293.03 27,068.30 27,191.96 25,222.15 25,231.15 59,562.19 59,716.14 6,100.70 6,138.86
Revenues:
Freight $704,006,801 (846,478,137 828,046,981 835,905;171 8138,986,213 8169,124,095 $136,089,613 8171,309,114 8303,122,807 8376,338,380 $51,354,622 $54,491,097
Passenger o/ 95,111,159 e/137,311,571 9, 27,299 13,188,034 21,3 ,65 31,075,210 27,005,529 37,128555 57,736,5 81,91,799 1,688,45 2,270,960
Mail 30,001,689 32,908,875 1,97,767 1,622,656 4 ,954 5,446766 5,35,8 5,85,626 11,779,965 12,945,048 858,684 930,55
Express 12,407109 18,8996 67748 1,034,028 2,380 131 3,711,294 2,10875 3,4 15 5,228, 8,289,77 123 515,199
All other transportation 21,805,441 27, 48062 1,659,54 2,230,436 7,277,182 9,146,972 53,550 4, ,463 12,480,296 15,790,71 5 53,02
Incidental 16,4518t7 2269,643 1435,819 1,737,485 3,692,67 5,068,461 4,57,588 6,500,907 9,585,774 1,306, 9 12,123
Joint facility Cr 2,584,939 19 759 320,781 400,265 211,698 242,474 335,194 432,714 867,63 1,075, 9 33,861
Joint facility Dr 746,429 9-,-3 3,502 2,030 174,097 236,563 33,4.4 9,147 211,0 3 287,7 9,237 9,532
Railway operating revenues 881,689,126 1,087,903,768 43,062,147 56,116,045 178,623,533 223,578,709 178,904,719 229,155,647 400,590,399 508,850,401 55,383,220 59,567,685
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 91,365,372 121,847,150 5,196,062 7,38,767 16,569,516 23,758,590 14,424,241 21,528,290 36.189,819 52,635,647 5,978,908 6,652,673
Maintenance of equipment 183,691,102 223,898,259 7,14,694 8,603,139 38,813,788 46,495,662 35,069,142 47,518,501 81,027,624 102,617,302 10,644,923 11,725,324
Traffic 2829892 272 587 729,887 873,539 5,11 940 6322340 4 33687 6,016,393 10,478,514 13,212,272 1,134,908 1,184,018
Transportation 344,190,561 419,920,450 17,170,858 20,605 382 72,808,044 88,641,860 69 638:925 89,825,810 159,617,827 199,073,052 13,728,523 15,568,353
Miscellaneous operations 7,300,904 10,340,901 514,o90 42,414 1,500,188 2,181,823 1,696, 50 2,391,750 3,710,628 5,215,987 154,563 231,171
General 48,217,475 55,351,806 2,o61,04 2,287,452 9,078,969 10,467,251 9,650,696 11,531,710 20,790,699 24,286,413 2,22 4 2,560,553
Transportation tor investment Or 1,029,946 1,264,423 1,570 5,866 100,871 158,377 390,838 263,642 493,279 427,885 16,347 20,933
Railway operating expenses 702,034,391 864,366,730 32,815,055 40,354,827 143,784,574 177,709,149 134,722,203 178,548,812 311,321,832 396,612,788 33,850,092 37,901,159
i;ot revenuee from railway operations 179,654,735 223,537,038 10,247,092 15,761,218 34,838,959 45,869,560 44,182,516 50,606,835 89,268,567 112,237,613 21,533,128 21,666,526
railway tax accruals 88,152,722 97,770,599 3,180,969 3,783,241 17,612,678 19,570,205 15,212,267 15,958,453 36,005,914 39,311,899 6,212,573 6,357,659
Uncollectible railway revenues 327,648 309,620 31,662 4,027 51,183 87,408 44,736 25,586 127,581 117,021 5,997 3,290
Railway operating income 91,174,365 125,456,819 7,034,461 11,973,950 17,175,098 26,211,947 28,925,513 34,622,796 53,135,072 72,808,693 15,314,558 15,305,577
Equipment rents -Dr. balance 26,808,549 28,300,201 1,560,247 1,809,708 6,853,033 7,507,843 4,972,499 5,099,658 13,385,779 14,417,209 a 723,901 d 795,214
Joint facility rent- Dr. balance 11,604,398 11,509,149 1,514,197 1,743,053 2,423,351 2,482,792 2,171,808 1,940,080 6,109,356 6,165,925 550,638 401,444
Net railway operating income 52,761,418 85,647,469 3,960,017 8,421,189 7,898,714 16,221,312 21,781,206 27,583,058 33,639,937 52,225,559 15,487,821 15,699,347
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ... 79.62 79.45 76.20 71.91 80.50 79.48 75.30 77.92 77.72 77.94 61.12 63.63
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
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1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated 39,779.40 40,012.98 45,880.10 46,151.84 48,807.96 48,753.74 53,936.57 53,855.11 33,108.97 33,191.88 135,853.50 135,800.73
Revenues:
Freight $101,084,359 $111,911,006 $152,438,981 $166,402,103 $74,929,472 $88,566,293 $111,355,900 $140,898,181 $62,159,641 $74,273,180 $248,445,013 $303,737,654
Passenger 11,068,16 15,233,366 12,756,511 17:504,326 638 ,884 10,109,033 14,103,929 21,771,928 4,129,932 6,534,485 24,618,145 38,415,446
Mail 4,310,748 4710 362 5,169,2 5,640,907 4006,197 4 ,32620 6327,49 7,090553 2,718,602 2,906167 1 52,92 14,322,92
Express 2,559,117 3,355,912 2,912, 3,871,111 1,177,8 1,861361 2,157,786 3,389,737 931,291 187,918 4,266,425 6,39,016
All other transportation 1 527,85 1,885,832 1,971,520 2,419,234 2,714,870 3,298,235 2,458,393 3,315,387 2,180,362 2,656,65 53,625 9,270,257
Incidental 1,872,073 2,305,718 2,521,222 3,107,871 1,295754 1,802,358 2,304,152 3,265,599 811,515 1,156,962 4,411,421 6,224,919
Joint facility C: 472,307 510,056 516,806 543,917 274 769 366,051 750,942 9 4,279 174,749 221,059 1,200,460 1,530,389
Joint facility-Dr 61,843 68,228 71,080 77,760 88,437 117,266 369,572 74,171 6,277 7,506 464,286 598,943
Railway operating revenues 122,832,412 139,844,024 178,215,632 199,411,709 90,694,857 110,212,265 139,088,423 180,200,493 73,099,815 89,228,900 302,883,095 379,641,658
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 13,647,240 18,675,697 19,626,148 25,328,370 10,723,932 13324,oo6 14,864,758 19,019,983 9,960,715 11,539,144 5,549,405 43,883,133
Maintenance of equipment 24,411,465 29,145,327 35,056,388 40,870,651 22,571,428 25,798,487 30,165,091 37,655,650 14,870,571 16956,169 67,607,090 80,410,306
Traffic.. 4 ,366 389 5,261,013 5,501,297 6,445,031 3,513,082 4 128 0 5,83 ,082 6,421,873 3,422,948 4,064,911 12,319,112 14,615,284
Transportation 45,108,298 53,509,310 58, 836,21 69,077 663 41, 84816 49,987, 84 56,190,279 68,526,721 27,697,318 33,255,530 125, 75,913 151,769,735
Miscellaneous operations 794,895 1,107,195 99,458 1,338,36 670,0 943,225 1,568,528 2,208,739 402,250 63,58 2,640,818 3,786,58
General .. .. ,8246 7,30 932 8,046,075 9,591 85 5,567,722 6,173,215 8, 4,03 9,749,869 4,868,946 5,550,826 19,580,701 21,473,908
Transportation ior investment Or 114,602 64,872 130:949 85,805 120,041 251,488 103,763 308,006 181,914 191,239 405,718 750,733
Railway operating expenses. 94,035,146 114,664,602 127,885,238 152,565,761 84,774,479 100,103,427 117,012,008 143,274,829 61,040,834 71,809,925 262,827,321 315,188,181
Net revenue from railway operations 28,797,266 25,179,422 50,330,394 46,845,948 5,920,378 10,108,838 22,076,415 36,925,664 12,058,981 17,418,975 40,055,774 64,43,477
Railway tax accruals 11,128,933 12,439,622 17,341,506 18,797,281 11655,20 13,064,835 16,702,286 19,294,028 6,447,596 7,302.556 34,805,302 39,661,419
Uncollectible railway revenues 31,173 36,194 37,170 39,484 3,621 57,760 39,026 44,241 80,250 51,1R4 162,897 153,115
Railway operating income 17,637,160 12,703,606 32,951,718 28,009,183 d 5,778-663 d 3.013,757 5,335,103 17,587,395 5,531,135 10,065,305 5,087,575 24,638,943
Equipment rents--Dr. balance 3,052,223 2,810,054 2,328,322 2,014,840 2,867,247 3,131,346 3,949,117 4,427,507 4,278,084 4,309,299 11,094,448 11,868,152
Joint facility rent--Dr. balance 778,081 672,393 1,328,719 1,073,837 1,228,527 1,364,597 1,716,045 1,722,062 1,221,751 1,182,728 4,166,323 4,269,387
Net railway operating income 13,806,856 9,221,159 29,294,677 24,920,506 d 9.874.437 d 7.509.700 5530.059 11,437,826 31,300 4,573,278 d 10.173.196 8,501,404
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ...... 76.56 81.99 71.76 76.51 93.47 90.83 84.13 79.51 83.50 80.48 86.78 83.02
---.----- --1-33, -l .u Iwl-- -.-4- AnoerInmI comp-ies


* Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January,
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are
D/ oes not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are
/ Includes $4,910,848 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
Deficit or other reverse items.
* Includes $7,024,203 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.


1933, included switching ana terminal companies.
Included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
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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 150 monthly reports of revenues and.expensee representing 151 Class I steam railways

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 1933 AND 1932


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

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ............ 241,000.20 241,657.53 7,266.46 7,293.31 27,023.57 27,193.70 25,220.84 25,231.91 59,510.87 59,718.92 6,099.32 6,139.14
Revenues:
Freight .................$207,489,911 $194,189,14 $8,130,833 88,450,787 $39,468,864 $38,332,088 $39,083,755 $37,967,754 86,683,452 84,50,62 814,78,219 $12,396,67
Passenger ... ........._/ 23,911,176 a/ 31 32984 2,193,793 2,850,717 5,389,091 6,856520 6,908,125 8,?76,067 14,491,009 18,683,304 427,380 492,163
Mail enger. ...... 7, 11895 382411 399,160 1259157 1368 197 1,352,263 1,439,9 2,993,81 3,206,906 211,72 229,137
Express 5, 491,176 5,908,355 65399 316,611 105.19- 1,324-8 806,270 882,650 2,125,866 2,523,269 106,916 122,653
All other transportation ................................. 6085,185 ,718,36 433,542 536774 1918,83 2,2 444 1,005,9 1,078,607 3,35,322 ,84825 110,183 111,14
Incidental ......... ........................ 163,711 5,1 506 317,9 377,83 95,280 1,13,052 1,090,981 1,502,033 2, ,196 3,42978 211,03 225,71
Joint facility-Cr 14 `50 74 97,%1 4,3,8 55,999 83,375 106,680 0139 :923 1,80 o04
Joint facility-Dr ....... .............. .....-.... 159.9 3 5 1,147 580 41,774 57,222 6,061 6,920 48,982 6472 1,473 1,911
Railway operating revenues .......... 255,255,752 251,921,716 11,796,932 13,028,510 50,027,500 51,322,486 50,324,652 51,946,020 112,149,084 116,297,016 15,160,791 13,583,883
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.............. 27,322,616 33,950,751 1,476,049 1860,894 4,848,598 6,360,568 3,842,517 4,395,635 10,67164 12,617,097 1,656,192 1,322,380
Maintenance of equipment ...........93,522 52,29,139 1,834,875 2,062,146 9,817,95 11,965,358 8961,292 10,022,427 20,613,662 24,09,31 2,711,777 2,514,020
Traffic ... ........ ........... 7,086 ,865 8,476,981 179,983 203,659 1,295,027 1,606,616 1;124 466 1,511,298 2,599,476 3,321,653 286,492 276,273
Transportation 86,85,661 95,384,914 4,235,910 4,582,981 1,134370 20,329,140 17,502,996 19,880,464 39,873,276 444,792,585 3,440,934 3,,519,881
Miscellaneous operations ..........-..............-__ 1,70,43 2,32,9 118,568 173,076 344,010 474,04 389,363 531,599 851, 1178,709 31,553 46,019
General..... ........................ ... 11,827,034 13,202,464 503,300 548,511 2,164,456 2,516,7 2,350725 2,720,557 5,018,41 5785,415 536,235 543673
Transportation for investment-Cr -.... 138,105 418,549 118 215 14,936 25,627 26,670 117,511 41,724 143,353 10,852 7,395
Railway operating expenses....................... 181,584,036 205,222,149 8,348,567 9,431,052 36,589,020 43,226,516 34,144,689 38,944,469 79,082,276 91,602,037 8,652,331 8,214,851
Net revenue from railway operations 73,671,716 46,699,567 3,448,365 3,597,458 13,438,480 8,095,970 16,179,963 13,001,551 33,066,808 24,694,979 6,508,460 5,369,032
Railway tax accruals............. 22,38 49 24,449,831 807,909 850,217 4,286,746 4,705,478 4,463,739 4,564,808 9,558,394 10,120,503 1,465,111 1,520,155
Uncollectible railway revenues............__ 79,611 91,638 710 d 389 2,888 14,812 15,177 15,052 40,775 29,475 1,451 6,835
Railway operating income.................-- 51,203,756 22,158,098 2,639,746 2,747,630 9,126,846 3,375,680 11,701,047 8,421,691 23,467,639 14,545,oo001 5,041,898 3,842,042
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ..-.. ......---- 7,487,068 7.565,043 336,365 343,081 1,790,830 1,915,461 1,331,659 1,337,913 3,458,854 3,596,455 27,078 d 40.206
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance..............---- 3,023,615 2,927,351 414,775 400,973 731,248 710,634 506,700 403,722 1,652,723 1,515,329 158,244 206,209
Net railway operating income ........ 40,693,073 11,665,704 1,888,606 2,003,576 6,604,768 749,585 9,862,688 6,680,056 18,356,062 9,433,217 4,856,576 3,676,040
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)-- 71.14 81.46 70.77 72.39 73.14 84.23 67.85 74.97 70.52 78.77 57.07 160.47

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

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated .-....... 39,710.94 40,042.24 45,810.26 46,181.38 48,749.37 48,740.30 53,907.97 53,834.45 33,021.73 33,182.48 135,679.07 135,757.23
Revenues:
Freight............................. ...-......................-. $28,097,9 40 $24,783,989 $42,176,159 $37,180,667 $25,639,910 $21,487,556 $33,903,566 $33,662,910 $19,086,824 $17,107,387 $78,630,300 872,257,853
Passenger.......... ......................... 2,32 ,461 2,942,472 2,752,841 3,434,635 1,792,252 2,417,499 3,851,361 5,317,053 1,02713 1,4 7709 6,667,326 9,211,645
Mai 1,11 ,587 1,161,904 1,328,307 1,391,041 1,010,699 1,09842 1,62,196 1,717,380 6739 70,526 3,314,292 3,520,748
Express............ .............................................. ...... 1,87,755 1,001,560 1,294,671 1,124,213 542,457 556,998 1,044,626 1,047,582 43,556 656,293 2,070,639 2,260,873
All other transportation4............03,986 33,607 515,131 817,075 819,083 709,9 8,994 666,692 669329 2193256 2,308406
Incidental ................ .... 42606 459,245 633,6 6,959 381,539 408,134 589,5 7,248 214,632 265,187 1,185,86 1,417,569
Joint facility--Cr.... ......................... 153,668 126,680 170,471 134,984 57,926 92,755 168,786 210,073 39,514 47,711 266,286 350,539
Joint facility-Dr........... ... ................ 13,997 14,151 15,470 16,062 13,033 39,144 80,439 111,960 2,060 1,397 95,532 152,501
Railway operating revenues .........._. 33,713,444 30,865,685 48,874,235 44,449,568 30,228,825 26,841,723 41,816,280 43,407,280 22,187,328 20,926,129 94,232,433 91,175,132
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .....-- 3,831,959 4,921,631 5,488,151 6,244,011 4,018,198 6,486,611 4,702,826 5,892,669 2,946,277 2,710,363 11,667,301 15,089,643
Maintenance of equipment ....- ..._ 6,217,806 7,021,104 8,929,623 9,535,124 5,525,818 5,922,404 7,773.941 8,735,792 4092,478 049,888 17,392,237 18,708,084
Traffic ................................... 1,65,031 1,186,112 1,351,523 1,462,385 892,0o4 1,100,688 1 394,307 1,623,904 849,555 968 351 3,135866 3,692,943
Transportation ................. ................... 11,9,35 12,190,809 1,900,29 15,710,690 10,559,50 11,249,733 14,395,095 16080330 7,117351 7,551,576 32,07296 3,881,639
Miscellaneous operations ......................... 160,060 207,081 191,61 253,100 168,503 232,717 92,9 2098 99,95 1, 660 9 9OO,64O
General ....... ................................... 1,551,934 1,678,321 2,088,16 2,21,994 1,351,143 1,65,081 2,66579 2,40688 1,2021,321286 4,72038 5,195,055
Transportation for investment-Cr 4,782 16,113 15,634 23,508 22,239 107,197 33,316 104,143 25,192 40,348 80,747 251,688
Railway operating expenses ..........- 24,281,403 27,188,945 32,933,734 35,403,796 22,493,077 26,350,037 30,791,861 35,160,738 16,283,088 16,705,541 69,568,026 78,216,316
Net revenue from railway operations....... 9,432,041 3,676,740 15,940,501 9,045,772 7,735,748 491,686 11,024,419 8,246,542 5,904,240 4,220,588 24,664,407 12,958,816
Railway tax accruals.. ..................... .............. 2,689,086 3,129,089 4,15,197 4,649,244 2,901,427 3,237,468 4,168,018 4,669,724 1,606,313 1,772,892 8,675,758 9,680,084
Uncollectible railway revenues .......... 11,332 9,360 12,783 16,195 7,869 8839 9,133 23,048 9,051 14,081 26,053 45968
Railway operating income ... ..... 6,731,623 538,291 11,773,521 4,380,333 4,826,452 d 2.754.621 6,847,268 3,553,770 4,288,876 2,433,615 15,962,596 3,232,764
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .................................. 936,623 722,279 963,701 682,073 718,363 712,813 1,087,365 1,485,834 1,258,785 1,087,86 3,064,513 3,286,515
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance...............-- 205,554 136,782 363,798 342,990 310,769 315,659 395,688 430,226 300,637 323,147 1,007,094 1,069,032
Net railway operating income.........----.... 5,589,446 320.770 10,446,022 3,355,270 3,797,320 d 4 .783,093 5,364,215 1,637,710 2,729,454 1,022,600 11,890,989 d 1.122.783
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ....- 72.02 88.09 67.38 79.65 74.41 98.17 73.64 81.00 73.39 79.83 73.83 85.79
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
c/ Includes $997,165 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
/ Deficit or other reverse Items.
e/ Includes $1,386,377 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.


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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 150 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 151 Class I steam railways

FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY, 1933 AND 1932


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

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated................. 241,238.77 241,666.35 7,270.35 7,293.09 27,059.34 27,192.30 25,221.88 25,231.30 59,551.60 59,716.69 6,100.40 6,135.91
Revenues:
Freight----------- 911,479,309 $1,040,667,25 $36,177,814 $44,355,950 $178,455,078 $207,456,182 $175,155,964 $209,276,868 $389,785,856 $461,09,00oo $65,432,841 $66,887,775
Passenger --------------119,021,936 / 168,61,156 11,62192 16,038,50 26,692,766 37.931,72 33913,255 46,104,622 72,227,13 100,75,104 2,1 5, 2 276123
Mail--..4........ -- .... ,37 41,027,571 1,880,178 2,021,-17 6,.20520 6,814,963 6,687,426 7,15,175 14, 77 ,124 16,151 955 1, 1,159,682
Express .......... .. 17,900,147 24,8058219 942,837 1,350,639 3,434,328 5,035,702 2,979,006 4 426,665 7,356,171 10, 813 006 460,039 6 2
All other transportation ....... 27,891,439 34,198.,72 2,093,106 2,767,210 ,196,018 11 ,1486 4,550,308 5,492,070 154,39 432 19,6855696 5514,21i
Incidental o7 eu1n ..........- .... 20,681,587 27,785,150 17,5 211578 4 ,7,646 6,231513 54,330 5,002,940 11,929729 1,69,31 80192 1,0786
Joint facility-Cr ...-------.--....-. 3,220,5O- ,895,109 -4'97.4i3 855, 7 2098W 7 915,993 539,394 1,066 77 1,35 280 61,3O2 2,165
Joint facility-Dr -..................... .......... 906,13 ,19,729 ,69 2610 21571 29786 39525 56067 '60,05 352463 10710 11,443
Railway operating revenues ............. 1,136,926,252 1,339,825,485 54,859,078 69,144,555 228,651,032 274,901,195 229,210,747 251,101,667 512,720,857 625,147,417 70,544,011 73,151,568
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures--.....---- 118,694,199 155,797,901 6,672:111 9,209,661 21,418,114 30,!19,158 15.272,969 25,923,925 46,363,194 65,252,744 7 635 100 7 ,975,053
Maintenance of equipment--- ..-- ----- 230,630,818 276,191,0 8,979569 10,665,286 48,631,252 58,461,021 44,034,629 57,540,925 101,6459,180 126 667 235 13,35,700 14,39344
Traffic ...--.. -----------.....--- ........... 35,355,751 -2,7,9,567 .0, 1,077,17 6,409,966 7,929,035 5758,117 7,527691 13,077,953 16:533,923 1,21 1,46o0,291
Transportation------------------- 431,8,61 515 305,36 1,406,76 5 25 188, 362 90,942,414 10, 71, 87,134,30 109 706 4 199 4,3,502 243,865 66 17169,457 19,o,2
Miscellaneous operations .----.-... 9,005,638 12 673 350 632,655 815, 0 1 144,199 2,655,557 2,056,003 2,923, 349 4,562 ,60 6,394,696 186,116 277',1
General.......... 60 ,79 68,55,272 2,54,333 2,835,96 11,243,426 12,983,598 12,001,681 14,252,267 25,809 440 3071,899 2,760,849 3 10,226
Transportation for investment-Cr.. .. 1,168,157 1,652,972 1,68 6081 115,808 184,004 417:613 381153 535,109 571,238 27,199 28,328
Railway operating expenses...... .......... 883,621,639 1,069,55588,880 41,163,621 49,785,879 180,373,593 220,935,665 165,870,106 217,493,281 390,407,320 488,214,825 42,502,423 46,116,010
Net revenue from railway operations----.. 253,-04,613 270,236,605 13,695,457 19,358,676 45,277,439 53,965,530 60,340,641 63,605,386 122,313,537 136,932,592 28 ,0O41,588 27,5,558
Railway tax accruals ....4...... 110,541,004 122,220,430 3,985,878 4,633,458 21,899,424 24,275,683 19,675,939 20,523,261 45,561 421 49432402 7,677,684 7,77,814
Uncollectible railway revenues................. 407,240 401,258 32,372 3,638 76,071 102,220 59,894 40,638 168,337 146496 7,:448 10,125
Railway operating income ---............ 142,356,369 147,614,917 9,674,207 14,721,580 26,301,944 29,587,627 40,604,808 43,044,487 76,580,959 87,353,694 20,356,456 19,147,619
Equipment rents-Dr. balance------------- ..- 314,299,980 35,865,245 1,896,612 2,152,790 8,643,864 9,423,303 6,305,520 6,437,571 16,848,996 18 ,013, 664 d 696823 d 135.420
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ---- ..--- 4,624,7142 14436,498 1,928,972 2,14,025 3,154,599 3,193,426 2,675,237 2,3,43,02 7,758,508 7,6851253 708,882 O67,658
Net railway operating income ........... 93.431,647 97,313,174 5,848,623 10,424,765 14,503,481 16,970,898 31,621,051 34,263,114 51.973,155 61,655,777 20,344,397 19,375,387
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ....77.72 79.83 75.04 72.00 78.89 80.37 13.67 77.37 76.14 78.10 60.25 63.o4

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated- ---- .. 39,768.56 40,018.93 45,868.96 46,157.84 48,796.29 48,751.00 53,930.70 53,850.90 33,091.22 33,189.92 135,818.21 135,791.82
Revenues:
Freight..-- .... -- .- -------- $129,182,299 $99 136,694,995 $194,615,140 $203,582,770 $100,569,382 $110,053,849 $145,259,466 $174,561,091 $81,246,465 $91,380,567 $327,075,313 $375,995,507
Passenger- ------------- 13,393,627 18,175,8 8 15,509,352 20,938,961 8,177,136 12,526,532 17,954,690 27,08o,981 5,153,645 8,011,578 31 255 471 47,627,091
Mail........... .. ... 5,27335 5.872266 6,497,739 7,031,948 5,01896 5, 25,042 7,956,6589 807,933 3,92999 3,610,693 16366584 17,843,668
Express ....-- -... 3,746,872 4,357,472 4,206,911 4,995,324 1,719,805 2,418,359 3,202, 41 4, 437319 1, 414847 2 144211 6337,O65 8,999,
All other transportation-.....- 1,950,909 2,289,18 2,505,127 2,934,365 3,531,945 4:117, 19 ,167881 4 135380 2 847 35964 09,5s 11
Incidental.. ---- ....... ........ 229679 276 96 315871 3792,80 1, 77,29 2,210,492 2,89, 847 4,009,848 1,02 7 1422 9 5,97,2 7, 4
Joint facility-Cr.................. ............. 625,975 656,736 657,277 678,901 332,695 458,806 919 728 1,153,352 214 323 268770 1,466,746 1,88o,928
Joint facility-Dr........ --- ......... 75,840 52,379 86,550 93,822 101,470 156,410 450,011 586,131 8,337 8,903 559,818 751,444
Railway operating revenues .... .. 156,545,856 170,709,709 227,089,867 243,861,277 120,923,682 137,053,989 180,904,703 223,607,773 95,287,143 110,155,029 397,115,528 470,816,791
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .. 17,479,199 25,597,328 25,114,299 31,572,81 14,742,130 19,810,617 19,567,584 24,912,652 12,906,92 14,249,507 47,216,706 58,972,776
Maintenance of equipment---- ..... 30,629,311 36,1 1 43,986,011 50,405,775 28,97,246 31,720,891 3799 ,032 46,39144 18963,049 21,006,0 7 84 99,27 99,11,390
Traffic4... .. ... 531,80 6,447,125 6,852,820 7 ,907, 16 4',45056 522919 6,777, 59 8,045,777 4272,503 5,033,262 15454',978 15,3O0 229
Transportation .--.... ........-- -5.... 7,653 65,700,119 73,737,110 84,788 353 52,407,966 61237216 70,585, 374 84,607,051 34814,669 4807,106 157,8009 186.651,373
Miscellaneous operations ....------ 954,955 1,314,276 1,11,071 1,591,466 38,543 1,175,942 1,960,957 2,732,237 502,207 779,009 3,301,707 14,687,18
General .....---------------------- -.............-------- --. 7,373,395 8,709,253 10,134,244 11,813,479 6,9185,65 7,638,295 11 ,110,612 12,158,557 6,071,605 6,872,112 24101,085 26,665,9614
Transportation for investment-Cr...... 119,384 80,985 146,583 109,313 142,250 355,655 137,079 412,149 207,106 231,587 486,465 1,002,421
Railway operating expenses. --- 115,316,549 141,853,547 160,818,972 187,969,557 107,267,556 126,453,465 147,803,869 178,435,567 77,323,922 88,515,466 332,395,3147 393,404,498
Net revenue from railway operations ------ 38,229,307 25,856,162 66,270,895 55,891,720 13,656,126 10,600,524 33,100,854 45,172,206 17,963,221 21,639,563 64,720,181 77,412,293
Railway tax accruals ...... .---. ------ 13,818,019 15,568,711 21,495,703 23,446,525 14 556,847 16,302,303 20,870,304 23,963,752 8,053,909 9,075,448 43,481,060 49,1503
Uncollectible railway revenues ------ 42,505 45,554 49,953 55,679 51,490 66,599 48,159 67,289 89,301 65,195 188,950 99,08
Railway operating income ...----- 24,368,783 13,241,897 44,725,239 32,389,516 d 952,211 d 5.768,378 12,192,371 21,141,165 9,820,011 12,495,920 21,050,171 27,871,707
Equipment rents-Dr. balance -------......... 3,988,846 3,532,33 ,292,02 2,696,91 ,585,610 3,844,160 5,036,482 5,913,341 5,536,869 5,397,167 14,158,961 15,154,668
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ----............. 983,635 809,175 1,692517 1,416,827 1,539,296 1,680,255 2,111,733 2,152,288 1,522,388 1,505,875 5,173,417 5,338,415
Net railway operating income................... 19,396,302 8,900,389 39,740,699 28,275,776 d 6.077.117 1192793 5,034,156 13,075,536 2,760,754 5,595,878 1,717,793 7,378,621
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)--. 75.58 83.10 70.82 77.08 55.71 92.27 81.70 79.80 81.15 80.36 83.70 83.56
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
2/ Includes $5,908,013 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
o/ Deficit or other reverse items. 12s230-o u.S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1933
/ Inoludee $8,410,580 sleeping and parlor oar suroharge.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-100
JUNE, 1933


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES'
Compiled from 150 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 151 Class I steam railways


FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
I tern
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated........... __ 240,969.85 241,846.86 7,256.03 7,297.65 27,018.88 27,193.75 25,228.70 25,232.37 59,503.61 59,723.77 6,118.64 6,139.06
Revenues:
Freight ......... 223,236,390 185,85890 07 $t8,319,58 7,601,565 $42,557,765 $35,265,757 $43,603,261 $36,369,675 $94,480,84 $7923697 15, 5.685 $11,7 49,756
Passenger ..........o 30,981 ,253 / 32,6,6- 2,510 ,663 2,980,919 6,938,681 7,454,687 8,0o41,808 8,556,874 17,491,152 18,992,4 8,o035 492,559
Mail ....................................... ............ 7,, ,2- 366,571 395,076 1,277:026 1,3 ,378 1,332:719 1,4 2,562 2,976,615 3,1157,016 207,551 212,630
Express 1,1 600 11 ,230 99905 1138,981 22,280 9493 2,1 )3,229 ,370,184 105,35 1114
All other transportation ess......... 6, 5 6,552,172 5025,0 9.,2_905 1,991,07 1,19,O515 1,106,522 1,0714,165 ,9,1, 70 100,17
Incidental 4......... 5..7..7.9.............2....... ... ............ 5 79;7 7P :0 21 ,060,: ;8;96 2 2 7:475 : : ; 2
Joint facility-Cr...... ................-.... 698,578 777,021 7,729 926 44,779 5:5 6,730 93,123 210,235 83362 5',77 12,766
Joint facility-Dr ... ....... ......- ....-... -- 195,182 238,587 1014447 43,880 5 9 4,687 6,818 49,615 63,934 2,075 1,249
Railway operating revenues- .......... 278,311,083 243,545,252 12,371,929 12,365,360 54,826,198 48,575,026 56,182,876 49,859,727 123,381,003 110,800,113 16,832,585 12,895,830
Expenses:d
Maintenance of way and structures...-- .--.. 28,804,827 32,712,554 1,695,541 1,822,817 5,473,137 6,100,456 4,088,191 4.115,359 11,256,569 12,038,662 1,792,427 1,295,214
Maintenance of equipment ........_ .4...... 18,133,880 49,727,745 1,770,766 1,928,577 10,220,542 11,167,842 9,176,170 9,17,038 21,167478 22,233,457 3,059,032 2,377,121
Traffic ...... .. .. 7,255,736 8,427,251 184,886 234,972 1,305,596 1,548,569 1,155,474 1,469,527 2,648,956 3,253,358 332,708 341,281
Transportation 87,632,083 91,431,759 4,165,037 4,571,836 18,229937 19, 08,11 17,923,935 1S,873,937 40,318,909 42,756,354 3,572,280 3,375,528
Miscellaneous operations ... ........ 1, 888,190 2,281,719 112,338 136,091 408 50 O72,133 412,53 523,918 933,241 1,132,12 3,.241 41,786
General ........- ............ .. 11,838,332 13,181,O10 502,981 537387 2,184 9 2, 9,895 2,388,177 2, 619538 5,075,607 5,706,820 5,:053 609,245
Transportation for investment-Cr .......-... 258,478 466,302 273 12,880 16,303 22,094 16,095 136,012 32,671 170,986 12,427 10,332
Railway operating expenses .-. ........ 185,324,570 197,295,766 8,431,276 9,220,800 37,808,808 41,125,442 35,128,305 36,603,605 81,368,389 86,949,847 9,350,314 8,032,877
Net revenue from railway operations. ...._ 92,986,513 46,249,L486 3,940,653 3,144,560 17,017,390 7,I449,584 21,054,511 14,256,122 42,012,614 23,850,266 7 182,271 ,562,953
Railway tax accruals... ---....-.-.-.-- ..... .......... 23,088,63 23,916,120 769,745 802,174 4,243,962 4,668988 4,557,965 4,642,417 9,571,675 9,933,579 1,607,509 1,514,755
Uncollectible railway revenues.... 77,116 70,280 574 1,4o0 16,837 14,:287 12,018 13,553 29,429 29,240 1,119 1,861
Railway operating income .............. 69,820,714 22,263,086 3,170,331 2,340,986 12,756,591 2,766,309 16,484,588 8,780,152 32,411,510 13,887,447 5,873,643 3,346,337
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ..............-...-........ 7,235,246 7,141,218 382,363 323,195 1,713,103 1,806,220 1,519,335 1,300,415 3,614,801 3,429,830 d 81,611 d 34,541
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .3.......-. 3,102,283 2,822,202 420,143 378,256 733,141 658,810 585,746 497,558 1,739,030 1,534,624 37,019 128,218
Net railway operating income -- .. 59,483,185 12,299,666 2,367,825 1,639,535 10,310,347 301,279 14,379,507 6,982,179 27,057,679 8,922,993 5,918,235 3,252,660
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)....... 66.59 81.01 68.15 74.57 68.96 84.66 62.52 73.41 65.95 78.47 55.55 62.29

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Weslcrn Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated- ...... 39,666.14 40,040.82 45,784.78 46,179.88 48,752.56 48,863.67 53,909.10 53,902.97 33,019.80 33,176.57 135,681.46 I 135,943.21
Revenues:
Freight ..... .. $28,457,501 $22,659,981 44,173,186 $34,409,737 $28,055,797 $21,130,830 $36,843,252 $33,558,952 $19,683,771 $17,522,391 $84,582,820 $72,212,173
Passenger ........ 2,591,713 2,901,871 3,039,748 3,394,430 3,279,296 3,035,017 5,903,973 I 5.584,584 18267084 1,526,691 10,450,353 10,246,555
Mail ... ....... 1,068,252 1,96,736 1,275,833 1,309,366 1,029,582 1,094,251 1,598,375 1,657.239 660,368 698,382 3,288,325 3,449,872
Express ..... ..- .. 726,430 487,641 831,865 599,066 502,380 555,701 1,100,208 1,009,238 333,969 32,111 1,936,557 1,907,050
All other transportation..... .. .... 453,23 49,929 3 450,063 861,01023,167 74,914 818,256 682,863 37,098 2,328,77 2,278,521
Incidental. ... .. .. 424,715 415,691 2 633,500 543,765 479,376 689,832 764,508 218,1 251,915 1,451,988 1,495,799
Joint facility-Cr................ ....... 167,092 165,939 175,169 178,705 65.351 108,697 205,280 19,669 42,540 47,588 313,171 354,954
Joint facility-Dr.............................. 17,665 16,296 19,70 17,545 22,679 67,72 101,649 87,658 1,99 1,708 125,827 157,10
Railway operating revenues ............. 33,871,321 28,061,492 50,703,906 40,957,322 34,314,502 27,159,297 47,024,185 43,604,052 22,887,487 21,024,468 104,226,174 91,787,817
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures -...-- 3,727,489 4,729,273 5,519,916 6,027,521 4,088,321 b,56,145 4.,943,657 5,285,827 2,996,064 2,774,429 12,028,042 14,646,401
Maintenance of equipment .. ____ 6,222,176 6,759,429 9,311,208 9,136,550 5,469,834 5,807,957 8,009,503 8,627,455 4,175,857 3,922,326 17,655,194 18,357,738
Traffic ................... ........................ .............. 1,072,978 1,250,997 1,45,686 1,592,278 946,359 1,065, 6 1,435,681 1,595,777 849,05 919,992 3,231,094 3,581,605
Transportation............ .. .. 11,271,235 11,298,265 14,43,515 14,673,793 10,856,27 11,058,046 14,585555 15456,399 7,027,57 7,87,137 32,469,659 34,001,582
Miscellaneous operations... 164,461 195,522 195,702 237,308 205386 254,610 441,377 519 71 111 ,84 137,918 758,247 912,269
General .. 1,55 46 1,659,977 2,095,399 2,269,222 1,366,333 1,472,529 2,109,663 2,355,946 1,191,330 1,376,493 4,667,326 5,204,968
Transportation for investment-Cr ..........6,285 27,226 1,712 7,558 31,599 110,905 8995 10,195 85,54 38,65 207,095 257,758
Railway operating expenses.........._ 24,003,400 25,866,237 33.353,714 33,899,114 22,900,881 26,134,218 31,435,480 33,732,950 16,266,106 16,579,637 70,602,467 76,446,805
Net revenue from railway operations................ 9,867,921 2,195,255 17,350,192 7,058,208 11,413,621 1,025,079 15,588,705 9,871,102 b,621,381 4,444,831 33,623,707 15,341,012
Railway tax accruals ............... ....... 2,48,711 2,882,907 4,092,220 4,397,662 3,120,190 3,121,130 ,71,252 4,712,800 1:587,346 1,750,97 9,42,788 9584,879
Uncollectible railway revenues........... 10,888 9,583 12,007 11,444 8,384 8,58 16,960 10,932 10,36 10,20 35,68029,59
Railway operating income ....................... 7,372,322 d 697.235 13,245,965 2,649,102 8,285,047 d 2.104.509 10,854,493 5,147,370 5,023,699 2,683,b76 24,163,239 5,726,537
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.................................. 565,091 486,097 483,480 451,556 696,776 642,433 1,228,413 1,386,757 1,211,776 1,230,642 3,136,965 3,259,832
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .............. 155,252 215,309 192,271 343,527 407,186 260,558 448,039 469,246 315,757 214,247 1,170,982 944,051
Net railway operating income ........-... 6,651,979 d 1.398.641 12,570,214 1,854,019 7,181,085 d 3.007.500 9,17S,041 3,291,367 3,496,166 1,238,787 19,855,292 1,522,654
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)........... 70.87 92.18 65.78 82.77 66.74 96.23 66.-5 77.36 71.07 78.86 67.74 83.29
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January. 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
c/ Includes $1,568,366 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items.
e/ Includes $1,518,588 sleeping and parlor car surcharge.


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 150 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 151 Class I steam railways

FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE, 1933 AND 1932


IteinUnited States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated .... ........... 241,195.01 241,729.39 7,268.25 7,298.15 27,014.72 27,192.55 25,227.60 25,231.48 59,544,57 59,722.18 6,103.43 6,138.94
Revenues:
Freight -,----- --- ---- $1.134,703,459 $1,226,526,192 t44,497,172 $51,957,$23 *221,012,843 $242,721,939 *218,746,985 $245,646,542 1484,257,000 t54o,326,005 681,14g,526 6 78,637,531
Passenger ........................ ......................... /.. 1, 020 /201,74,62 1,131,755 19,019,669 33,631, 447 45,386, 419 41,954,494 54,661,49 89,717,696 119, 67 58 2563,760 3255,682
Mail -...-......-....--...-.--.-.............. .---------1............. Z2 ,178,291 8 28 2171049 21891 7.12,5 .6 8,020,215 8 ,717,737 17749 810 19 298,970 1277985 1 ,372 312
Express801,72 29 521 1,2,727 1,686,870 ,433,386 6,174,684 3,801,261 5,321638 9,489374 13,183 12 56547 749277
All other transportation--- ............... 34,341,460 40,750,895 2,53,.310 3,317,118 11;187,822 13,625,930 5,655,781 6,566 235 1, 86,913 23,50983 67688 681
Incidental -............ ....... ....25,378,957 32,964,869 2,089,015 2521,623 5,688,612 7,400,515 43092 978113 14 20719 19400251 1,089569 1,45 76
Joint facility-Cr .--. ----- .... 3,917,997 4,672,130 473,676 590,277 300,326 355,848 501632 632,517 1,275,634 1,57842 69,379 ,931
Joint facility-Dr..--...-_---- ..----..- 1,101,595 1,436,316 5,697 3,057 259,751 350,455 14,212 62,885 309,660 416,397 12,785 12,692
Railway operating revenues ... .- 1,415,222,961 1,583,370,737 67,231,007 81,509,915 283,477,231 323,476,221 285,379,248 330,961,394 636,087,486 735,947,530 87,376,596 86,047,398
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .........-- 147,49,392 188,510,1487 8,367,652 11,032,478 26,891,251 ]6,219,645 22,361,526 30,039,284 57,620,429 77291,407 9,427,527 9,273,301
Maintenance of equipment -........... .. ...2- ,,- 2 325,919 751076 04,3357 12,593,863 5851 69 53,208,648 6677966 122,810,808 o14 900,692 16, 44 732 1,616, 465
Traffic ... 1------------ 2 :,176819 1:0,756 ,3 7 9477 6,98 8, 97,518 15,728,318 19 292 1 1 1 72
95 6 2J 2 : 1 ;:17 5:0 8L4,279,1477,6 n9,,019,787,292, 0,1, 170 1,0,,
Transportation.................................. .. 518,656,875 666737,122 25,5 805 29,762,198 109,172350 12279,611 105 427 128 0,212 239, 82 286 ,22021 201, 7 22463762
Miscellaneous operations.... ...... 10, ,987 14,955,067 74996 951580 2,252,o49 3,127,989 2,498,615 3:,47,267 5, 96 60 7526,836 218,357 318:76
General .. .. .... ....... .. 71,881,995 81,735,282 3,067,314 3,373,31 13,427,876 15,53493 14,388,750 16,871,805 30,8839 :940 351774,69 3,304,902 3,713471
Transportation for investment-Cr................ 1,427,089 2,149,274 1,961 18,961 132,111 206,098 434,162 517,165 568,234 742,224 39,626 38,660
Railway operating expenses........... 1,068,940,604 1,266,884,648 49,594,897 59,006,679 218,182,402 262,061,107 203,992,804 254,096,887 471,770,103 575,164,673 51,852,737 54,148,887
Net revenue from railway operations ---. 346,282,357 316,486,089 17,636,110 22,503,236 65,294,829 61,415,114 81,386,444 76,864,507 164,317,383 160,782,857 35,523,859 31,898,511
Railway tax accruals ------ 133,623 146,136,550 4,758626 5,435,632 2 ,385 28,914,1,671 214,233,577 2498 63559365,981 9,285,193 9,392,569
Uncoileotible railway revenues- .. 14-,20 471,538 32,946 5,038 92,909 116,507 7135 5,191 197,690 175,736 ,567 11,
Railway operating income --- ....--- 212,168,718 169,878,001 12,844,538 17,062,566 39,058,535 32,353,936 57,081,032 51,824,638 108,984,105 101,241,140 26,230,099 22,493,956
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ...........--------- 41,538,5 47 43,006,463 2,278,975 2,475,985 10,356,967 11,229,523 7,81,176 7,737,986 20,467,118 21,443,494 778.434 d 869.961
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ......- 17,726,957 17,258,700 2,39,115 2,522,281 3,887,739 3,852,236 3,260,916 2,841,360 9,:497,770 9,215,877 745,901 735,870
Net railway operating income ---- 152,903,214 109,612,838 8,216,448 12,064,300 24,813,829 17,272,177 45,988,940 41,245,292 79,019,217 70,581,769 26,262,632 22,628,047
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent). 75.53 80.01 73.77 72.39 76.97 81.01 71.48 76.78 74.17 78.15 59.34 62.93

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated............ .... 39,751.56 40,051.33 45,854.99 46,190.27 48,788.99 48,769.57 53,927.11 53,859.61 33,079.35 33,187.76 135,795.45 135,816.94
Revenues:
Freight .-1--.----514,96--23--7------9.. ----------9.. -........ $ 7157,639,800 $159,354,96 $238,788,326 t237,992.507 $128,62.179 $131,194,69 $182,102,$ 208,120,o43 $100,930,236 $108,902,98 $411,658,133 1448,207,680
Passenger .--.8----r.-- .. .. .... 1,985,3- 21,I709 18,49,00 21,333391 11,14- 432 15,56l,59 23,858,663 32, 773829 420 729 538 269 41 5 82 57873647
Mail.......... 16..:......... 6,195,7 6,99,:002 7,773,572 8,341,314 6,0Z,1478 6 ,293 9,555,064 101465,172 4:053,367 4219.293,540
Express ............. -------..---14,1, 1,81......... ......... 4,7,o2,_ 5:18113 5,0838,251o7776 5,59 222,185 2 1302,621 ,1 73,622 10906939
All other transportation......--- 2,--,192 2639 0 392 4 6 29595 63 2917 3 96 62 1187667 13857 4
Incidental.......................... 2,719,394 3 180654 3808963 426 2 221,08 2,6 89 868 3,583,679 4,77356 67 o 9138288
Joint faoility-Cr...a ........ 793,067 802,675 862,446 -85766 -3980-6 '567,503 1,125,008 1,352,021 256 83 31,,6 458 17,79917 2,1358882
Joint faoility-Dr9..7---....................................... 93,505 98675 106,290 111:367 124,149 224:151 551,660 673,789 9 0 685,615 90,552
Railway operating revenues.. .... 190,417,177 198,771,201 277,793,773 284,818,599 155,238,184 164,213,286 227,928,888 267,211,825 118,174,630 131,179,497 501,341,702 562,604,608
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures -- ..- 21,206,688 28,326,601 30,634,215 37,599,902 18,8 51 26,396,763 24,511,241 30,198,:79 15,903,056 17,023,936 59,2,78 73,619,178
Maintenance of equipment ---.- .... 36,851,487 42,925,860 53,297,219 59,54,252 33,567,080 37, 28 ,84 45 ,948535 55,018,897 23,138,906 2,928,383 102,654,521 117,476,128
Traffic ................ -- --6,504,398 7,698,122 8,258,506 9499,694 5351445 6,29502 8,21300 9641554 5121 557 5 9........530 254 18 686 072 21, 889,833
Transportation.--4..................... 67,838, 76,99,38 14 88,580,625 9 : 263 4,213 72,295,26 85,170,9, 100,063,450 ,41,84,526 48,294,243 190,277,668 220,652,655
General 1 :9 1229 3 14,082:701 8,285,198 9,110,823 13 220 276 14,514,504 7,262,938 8,2148,605 28,768,412 318392
Transportation for investment-Cr. ... 25,69 108,211 165,295 146,871 173,879 469,590 227,035 520344 292,6146 270,245 693,560 1:260:179
Railway operating expenses .......... 142,319,949 167,719,784 194,172,686 221,868,671 130,168,437 152,587,683 179,239,350 212,168,518 93,590,028 105,095,103 402,997,815 469,851,304
Net revenue from railway operations ...097228 1,05141 8,62187 62,9,98 2569,747 11,5,603 ,689,53 55, ,307 24,5,602 26,08,394 98,343,887 92,75,30
Railway tax accruals ..... ........... 16,302,730 18,451,618 25,587,923 27,8,187 17,677,037 19,423,433 125,57556 28676 552 9 1 255 0 697 52,905,88 58926 38
Uncollectible railway revenues ............ 53,393 55,137 61,960 67,123 59,874 75o57 65,119 78,221 99,:5637 752,401 224630 228,679
714 7,05765,11978,22199,-37-75,401-2214,6305990 ,2186.9 5079
Railway operating incomes----------- 31,741,105 12,5414,662 57,971,204 35,038,618 7,332,836 d 7.872.887 23,036,863 26,288,534 14,8143,710 15,182,596 45,213,409 33,598,243

Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .1,13,887 14,018,13 ,88,788 1 ,0, ,96,2 ,2,559,772 2,621,5. 6,718,6145 6,627,809 1,295,926 6,282,
Net railway operating income-----....- 26,048,281 7,501,748 52,310,913 30,129,795 1,103,968 4.300.23 14,212,196 16,366,902 6,256,920 6,834,665 21,573,084 8,901,274
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ......74.744 84.38 69.90 77.90 183.85 92.92 78.614 79.40 79.20 80.12 80.38 83.51

Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
Sa/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
-/ Includes 67,276,379 sleeping and parlor oar ssuoharge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items.
E/ Includes $9,929,168 sleeping and parlor car surcharge. s2230-o u.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE :1933


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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 149 monthly reports odrevenues and expees reproemeting 150 Clae I steam always

FOR THE MONTH OF JULY. 1U33 AND 1391


Statemz.t No. M-100
JULY, 1933


United States New England Region A/ Great Lake Region Central Eastern Rion k/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated_ ...___ 240,861.53 241,923.68 7,236.65 7.297.73 27,0k.o04 27,200.33 25,202.88 25,231.49 59,463.57 59.729.55 6,157.26 6,139.06
Revenues:
Freight ..... .. .............. 4... o20.1.1 79,856,070 8.478.131 6.726.067 $45.979,169 33,13.38 .48,931.601 $3j.8914 14 103.388,901 73.?33.934 *18,l7.349 $12.064,958
Passenger i30,94 .116 732,713,266 2,597,901 2,8956 6 992 950 7E97 3 8,619.488 .10. s 16,210,41 19 6, 21 1452,8 1479,
M"ail --- .7 868844 80 ,896 210,088 11201759 1 411 12 96 1: 5: 28265 .105,2 2 61 1 6
Express_. 2 i 8,678, 4,137 138, 1o.5319,342 7701 336 730 1,03566 1,0,1 ,673
All other transportation- .. 6,60;,832 6,214; 5 35510 5616 1,893 084 2,1 21822 1, .56 994 :.0 3,593.000 3.6 5:282 127,492 110,11
Incidental...............253 5,3 72 332.544 334,1,210,29 1.16192 1,347216 1510,918 2890054 3,006,901 265,139 191,957
Joint facility-Cr ............. -.-- 739,153 124 73 7 97664 52356 56275 9070 92, 28, 246,288 337 9
Joint facility-Dr 197:237 754 1 786 1083 9318 30 5 4 65,266 ,121
Railway operating revenues- ...---- 293,708,299 235,331,1841 12.456,538 11,250,550 57.807.871 45,980.117 61.850.983 47.516,110 132,115,392 104.746,777 19,297.750 13,145.427
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-- 30,401,012 29,1449,33 1535,742 1,810,949 5,637.301 5,570,960 4,869.502 3.830,20 12,022,515 11.212,329 2,100,184 1.356.102
Maintenance of equipment --...-. -- 51,670754 47.983,31 1861323 1896,522 10,906 10,381280 11,0322 8,782 742 23,85221 21,060,54 3.176,589 2.327.57.
Traffic __ 7.177,05 8,011,022 1 7,035 21 ,723 1,337.327 1 52804 1,1 5956 1.336 895 2707, 18 3.078 .22 3313,22 298.,9
Transportation ..--. 91.88,965 90,0 ,813 4,39,32 4,369.387 19,385,95 18I4,'90 19, 38,352 18,408,809 43,083.628 61,62,686 3,71.,86 3.367
Miscellaneous operations 2,02,783 2,262,762 109,258 126,020 453.259 6.199 W7,120 501.150 1,009.62 1.073.69 3,,5
General- --- 11,92,385 12,5,801 92,180 536,1417 2,210211 2.53,3 2,11,011 2,5,5, 511 5, ,163 558, 551
Transportation for investent-r ... 191,59 22,777 441 82 20,609 29,517 32267 141,579 53,317 171,178 11, 7 11,310
Railway operating expenses ..--- 19,908,498 189,8114,008 8,521,109 8,953,936 39,944,118 38,955,158 39,271.897 35.250,841 87.737,T24 83,159.935 9.913,160 7.930,529
Net revenue from railway operations ..-- 98,799,01 45,517,176 3,93,129 2,296,614 17,863,753 702 959 22,579.086 12,265,269 4,377,968 21,586,812 9,384,590 5,214.898
Railway tax accruals-. 23,505,048 23,872,896 766,298 772,058 4,382,800 4,698,104 5,079,149 4,837.427 10,228,267 10,30589 1,891,16 1,515.705
Uncollectible railway revenues. 80,680 73,118 704 817.16 16,080 15,457 17,313 33,325 3,235 1,372 1,201
Railway operating income....----- 75,214,073 21,571,162 3,168,127 1.523.714 13,463,789 2.310.775 17.k18.';80 7,410,529 34,116,396 11,245,018 7,148.802 3,697.992
Equipment rents-Dr. balance- ----_____- 7,665,110 7,298,361 1107,217 337.828 1,932,816 1,232,31 1.8.8,619 1,485,113 6,158652 3.55:,1:72 d4 179.21! L1L 1i
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance....---- 3,2 1,895 2,985,379 626,399 "31,2149 6881 6o 607',628 611,0o0 53,8 1,725,879 1,577,698 ;7t 39096
Net railway operating income .-..- 64,.307,068 11,287,422 2.334,511 754,637 10.8t2.513 d 29.086 15.05,.841 5.386.595 28.231,865 6,112,148 7,O500,268 3,637.012
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) __66.36 80.66 68.41 79.59 69.10 84.72 63.49 74.19 66.41 79.39 51.37 60.33

Southern Region Southern Ditrict Northwestern RegR m Central Western Region Southelern Region Western Distrct
Item

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated.. 39,647.05 10,003.40 45,804.31 6,142.46 48,715.93 18,sU3.10 53,857.92 54,013.10 33,019.80 33,195.47 135.593.65 136,051.67
Revenues:
Freight .29.1 2...0. 661............ ,0,6,3 o,6l, 7,73,913 32726.0 ,,3, ,965.06 36,204,202 19,19, 16663,0 89,011 7 73,196,063
Passenger-- 2, ,71 2:750,8 20, 2 8 2 91 533058 5 ,676,133 2 96 267 9 6
Mapil..... 1,067,783 1,103,167 1,272,819 i,3 7 997,687 1,078,937 i,5s 1 1,677,791 3,8 6916.2 3,23.763 3, 930
Expressntal .......250,078 57.256 3 3 73 3t 77 66 589,187 18182 1 .25292 19 2 ,39 1128,226
All other transportation--.6 9,3 9128 7 9599 ,2258 8 702 792,88, 6 2921692 246.91 2:151 832
Incdental 490,832 0 0 755n 682,57 791C720 N1380 7,362 8 8 9 1 .228 1,6?3 4

Railway operating revenues 34,832,709 25,705,165 54,130,459 38,850,592 36,373,657 25,867,004 48.267.765 45,865,388 22,821,026 20,001,423 107,462,448 91,733,815
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures .3,-- 3.771.600 3.695,996 5.871.784 5,052,398 4,327.167 5.421,391 5.177,120 5,062,389 .002,36 2,700,526 12.506,683 13.1814,306
Maintenance of equipment ... 6,498859 6,628,980 9,67,48 8756550 782 1 6000161 299 832 3 9 18 08 18166 7
Traffic 1,023,141 1,158,911 1,336,434 F,, 916,2 1,0 908 1, 7 376 1, 54 78 92 1 8 30 ,175,
Transportation .... 11,635,116 10,909,292 1536,980 1 76 11,00 77 11 195581 14, 837 1581 27 7,085 77 7.27 3 3 57 3 285 687
Miscellaneous operations -1 88 17,8,7 2921 219,128 21,083 2,5861 109 7 57,9 116,0177 13 827 9703,2 $
General .. 1,482.653 155032 2 1 2.101 1,385135 1,47 526 2, 81 2,286 511 11 0 1,2 85 4,769696 ,959,88
Transportation for investment-Cr ..... 8,937 23.856 20;384 35,i66 23,206 97.946 148,303 69,08 46.249 149079 117,758 2164533
Railway operating expenses .....4,574,310 23.898,429 34,487.470 31.828,958 24,020,129 25,267,882 326421.159 33.485,734 16,242,316 16,071,499 72,683,604 7,825.115
Net revenue from. railway operations 12........99 1,806 6.T 19.62989 7.021.634 12,353,528 599.122 15.846.606 12.37965 6. 578710 .29.924 34.778.84 16.908.700
Uncollectible railway revenues 8,325 13,023 9697 4 5 6693 20,997 853 11 1 932 37658 24.659
Railway operating income 7.866,064 d 823.534 15,35,866 2,874,458 9,291,715 d 2.59.573 11,483,603 7.746,697 4,967,.493 2,256,562 25,742,811 7,451,686
Equipment rents-oDr, balance 28O33 213O5 28,821 134,929 827,329 831.378 1,220,793 16570 1209,515 1,111,112 3.257637 3,08,260
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ... 2,77 194,264 1439519 333,360 289,811 317,919 466,:30 168,797 320,1,84 307,575 1;0764 1,074,3210
Net railway operating income 7.166,258 4 1.230.843 14,666,526 2,406,169 8,174,575 d .698.900 9,796,508 5,632,130 3,437,594 835,875 21,408,677 2,7 9,105
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ..... 70.55 92.97 63.71 81.93 66.04 97.68 67.17 73.01 71.17 80.35 67.64 81.57
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January. 1933. included awitchlng end terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are Included with New York Central returns In Great Lakes Region.
6/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central return In Great Lakes Region.
/ Inolude.e 1,377,397 sleeping and parlor oar suroh0rge.
g/ Deficit or other reverse itees,
/ Inoludes $1,482,800 sleeping a3nd parlor oar euroharge.


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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 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I steam railways

FOR SEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH JULY, 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region A/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated .......... 241,146.92 241,755.38 7,263.67 7,298.09 27,045.17 27,193.67 25,224.07 25,231.49 59,532.91 59,723.25 6,111.25 6,138.96
Revenues:
Freight ---------------- --------------- ------------------------------------------------- 3 1<5 *975 !io* ^i8 83'? ^ *j ?'01 *27 ,03,32 4S T 92 9 54 ,2 65 7 64 ,8 56 4 25 ,3 99,345,875 2,0122 4



Joint facility-Dr .... ......... 1,298,852 1,683,070 6,s8 3 843 300,834 409,773 '68 35706 '816 4:906 1898
Railway operating revenue .. 1,708,94,417 1,818,701,922 79,687,544 92,760,465 31,285,102 369,456,338 347,233,389 378,477,504 768,206,035 840,69,307 106,674.346 99,192,825

Expenses: 0 '
Maintssenane r equipment.. ...-...... ....... s 2 80, 1,8 0,4 62 7,1, 308 25 27 1078 96i ,10 1627951 5 ,409



16Traffic.... 2 5 81 1,26891 911, 008 4 4 10, 13 18 404 2 1 1 5
Transportationil..................-- .......... 915 69 2793 6 221 12 146, 101 14 5 8 146,902 282 38 248601 258, 10
Miscellaneous operations ..... 1 7 17,217,829 ,07 ,9,57,18 2 12 3, 417 60 8600205 25 400 ,27
General....................................... ......-----.-.. .....---- 88 :221,086 3,570 49 3 109 768 15, 686087 ,6,835 l6 '61 19,6,209 35,98,042 41,20281 3,8,56 42.95

Railway operating expenses .. 1,263,849,807 1,456,698,656 58,116,06 67,960,615 258,126,520 301,016,265 843,265,406 289,6 7,7 559,508,22 658.324,608 61,765,897 62,079,416
Net revenue from railway operations 445,08,610 362,003,66 21,571,238 2,799,80 83,158.582 68, ,073 10,96798 89,129,776 2 08,697,803 182369,699 4,90,449 37,113,
Railway tax accruals ..... ........ .... 157.101 17000, 5,524,24 6207,690 3526,185 775 29, 65832 529 69673570 179609 908
Uncollectible railway revenues,875 33,651 5,8o 110,073 1.587 8726 1504 230930 2o9971 9939 13187
Railway operating incomes-..... 286,916,634 191,44922,16 16,012,66 18,586,280 41,285,102 3,66,711 7099456,338 3 ,357 59235,167 14,6,34344 112,86,1 33,718,901 26,191,948


Net railway operating income.u..... -- 216,77,486 1201900,261 10,550,957 12,818,937 35,656,342 17,243,09, 60,570,987 46,631,887 106,778,286 76,69,917 33.762900 26,265,059
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ..... 7,3.96 37980.10 78.93 73.26 075.63 81.048 70.06 76.45 ,72.83 78.31 1 57.90 62.58
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Wetern Region Southwestern Region Western District


1933 1932 1933 193 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932
Average number of miles operated 39,736.37 4o52,0.38 45,847.62 46,181.3 4,778.59 48,780.49 58,917.08 53,881.50 33,070.72 33,188.80 135,766.39 135,850,79



Joint faoilt ........... 220 97, 29,921 1, 12 8, 4 6, 1 1 24,48 25 91
Miscellaneous operations -- ......2 7,18 ,72,75,908 374,18 6 8,6 1 3





















Railway operating revenues. 25,-,886 224.476,366 331,924,232 32669,191 191,611,841 190,080,290 276,196,653 319,077,214 4o6,995,656 151,180,920 608,80,150 654,338,424


antanance of way and structures 2 21 618 ,818,154 2., 61 5,60,868 1,.,90,42 19,24,462 ,751,431 86,803,48
Transportation for investment-Cr-0 1.,561612572, 12,402 119:431 720235,6 18;53 58975 2 5 093,24 51318 11249,97
Net revenue from railway operations................... 54,610 362,8003,266 211,2 1799,56 837,158,582 68,4540,073 ,5 10,967, 9,129,77618269,6990
'Traiwayta..accruals....... ............... ........... 157,03101 1709,41 5 524962929,82










nRaooaetiblea raunlwa-- r-ev-enues.------------- 164-,89 ,1---1628,50065516 1 5 ,3., 2,15 65,5 2 696,703 1,1,609 0,907,2,
o c lerlayrevenues 7 5,880 110,073 132,5877:206 7 _0 230,930 29O971 9939 13,1897









Railway operating income............. 39.......,607,169 11,1,128 71,326,012,6670 37,91 076 16,624,52 4 314,20,46657 59,235,23167 19,811, 3 17,437,158 370,976,0 4126,9,929
Equipment rents-Dr. balance-........ ..................-. 49,209,615 5 0 2145 2,026,924 28 15,312,2 7,738,91 1,73 22 240__622 6
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance209,3---. 12,069,53o l2 7 2,7751 253,53091 4,57:199 3: 7 37 6178 214,286669,7 7T 63,,6 Wo73P;79










Net railway operating income- 332....4539............ .21 9 6,486 1 20,900,261 10,55066 ,9577,439 32.512,818,9 35,964 9 ,5643 42 17,2243,093 60,5709874 26,631,999,033 9,694,514 7,693,917 33,981,7612,900 2,67,265,
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent). ... 73.96 0.10 7293 73.26 75.63 93.57 76.63 78.46 77.90 80.315 78.13 83.24.5
b/Southern Region Sinude Big Fouther Lines, the reverict u es and expenses of which are included with New Yorkon Central returnWestern Region Southwestern Region Western District
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated.enues ......39,7,36.37140,064238 45,847.62 146,11.314 44,778.59 148,780-.19 53,917.08 53,881.50 33,070.72 3,8.80o 135,766.39 135,850,79




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ll Deficit or other reverse items.
en/ Inludes $1,11,27968 sleeping and parlor 5ear aollag:. 1313., o u.s. GOVERNMENT PRINTNG OFFICE:933,
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-100
AUGUST, 1933


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES'
Compiled front 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I steam railways


FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST. 1933 AND 1932


tUnited States New England Region A/ Great Lakem Region Central Eastern Region !/ Eastern Districet Porahontasi Region
i tetin
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated. 240,622.06 241,869.40 7,181.38 7,286.54 27,007.22 27,200.36 25,202.88 25,231.25 59,391.48 59,718.15 6,131.52 6,139.06
Revenues :
Passenger -1 as'/32,21,977 9 31.85,.0 2.10.832 2,6862.691 786,592 7009..7 9,371,625 8,926,. 1 19.397,09 18,799.079 .50012 954.64.2
Mail t--- 7,396,.1 307 71. m8101. 11.20 ,71 1,04,616 1,351,788 2921.74 3,01 2 2.
Express t 3087,37 3,616:66 197,151 217, : 81. :, 528.189 642,126 1..23.7 2 1.70, oM 76.219
6eerr9192:6143 ;a ,W I9O i I0 21M,512S:5
All other transportation -- 690 1.98 2 2,3 1,98, 2,121,22 12.26 982,113 3,677208 3,614 3.3 12,29
nilna e 5.2,90 587 ,6 ,137 309.57 1.7,9 1,09 1 l, ,072 1,1,0 .0.87 o,817,15 294 217,292
Joint facilaty-Cr 5i 1.76, 9 1. 6,1164 951,04, ,52,8 50,. 10,50 ,91, 6 2,6 2 .7 39, -7.71
Joint faciiity-Dr 7e0..3es 117,9 7 95,, 9837 10 15 61, 1,6 3.52
Railway operating revenues. 297.017,776 2119,388,763 12,327,366 11.520,377 58.992,335 1.8,535.305 65,521,.189 19.,500.770 136.3".190 109,556,52 19,809,697 14,591.225
Expenses: I
Maintenance of way and structures 32,768.757 28,990,1487 1,601.981 1,799,860 6,200,832 5.459,903 5.920.236 3,80.19.442 13,726,019 11,6,205 2.128,9356 1.524,250
Maintenance of equipment 55,530,817 4 7,162,91 2,080,910 1,826.191 11,78,10 9. 119.8 8.92725 60 20 77 1.0 1 5.5
Tra ottoffic 7,181,35 I 176,9a 211,0 137:233 1 3 1 1391 1 266: 26973 2,2. 319 29,7
Transportation i 9121,12345"89,97l6.0 ,5,7i5 4,08,327 19 75 18,23.957 11793; 93.97.7.103.9 1 2 6 79' 3.56,853 3.3.8
Miscellaneous o rations 4,021 2, 6 12., 9 8, 800 9 7 1 1 53 19
Glteransportal o o i n11,905,661 123 188,0262 52981 2 1 275270 2, 2, 5.8: 5 287 ,181 50
rnsp orta.ion for investment 196,507 519,980 Z21 17 305398,93 1 8 97 7,6 1,1 4,2 17,83:
Railway operating expenses-.. 202,452,505 187, .6,632 8,864,718 8,899273 41,74.0,008 37.61.84 41.,975,0721 35.280.025 92,579,798 811 .871,18 10.298,805 8.1C.9o'7
Net revenue from railway operations 9565,271 6,7,1 3,46264 2,621,104 17.252 7 10 19 2 442 92 27 96,47.??l
a y taacc ..........125,650 2772837 ,280,760698,929 97, 10280.29 10,, ,, 1,882.45 1 ,510,86
Uncollectible railway revenues -.. 113,09 775 1 6 1 27955 21 1,67 1,292
Railway operating income ...- 71.,26,22 37,979,272 2.645,542 1,847,013 12,963,396 6 6.132,828 18,319.380 9216.768 33.928,318 17,196.609 7626,672 I ,975.,139
Equipment -rents- balance ..........-- 7,149,961 ,6 7 3 75 324,15 2,057,578 1,830,893 1. 87,138 1 Z,9 6 ,10,67 3.,578, 3 d 2.
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance -....- 3,1l98035 3 2.58;.65 28;.12 1 440,217 713 8197 621,0801 614k7. 1.76253 I 1.:868.65 17,632 1 .701
Net railway operating income 60,9785.,216 27.985.137 1,851,379 1.082,381 10,192,077 .87.961 15.711,162 7,179.37,6 27,756.618 11.79.7209 7.8114,58 14,953,767
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) 68.16 i 75.21 71.91 77. 5 70.75 77.66 64.06 71.27 67.65 74.73 51.99 55.5

Southern Region oSutlwern DmtArnt Nornhipters Regfn Central W-tern Regekon C<lhaeflem Region l Detern Di-tnet
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 i 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated 3... 9,593.56 39,976.20 5,725.08 46,115.26 48,731.75 48,3.57 53,752.9 53,973.01 33.,o .i26 33,219.-41 135,505.50 136,035.99

Freight $27,841,.82 22,589.949 416,492, T2 $36.103.638 @32,875,369 25.979,739 $36,391.959 18, l8,99 1708986 88.592,381 7946.5
Passenger 2,985,5:96 2,66:,397 3.:35,50 3,119,039 2,789,4208 2, .626 7 5,7251 1 80 9 : 4673
Mail 51,034,664 1.054,785 1,20,822 1,257,71 520 3, 679 6 b,
Express 1 329,513 8648 261 62, 71 76, 22, 7 21 o 2. 9 I .
All other transportaton...29,59 ,90158,196 92 8 212 76 571
Incidental 47 / 732 5,15 1. 991 823.5 28676 24.M8 2,010,561 1.57?,7r0
Joint facility Cr 1.953 12,O6 1 6 133,7 o9.9 81,812 ,9361 21., 2 302,360 133,030
Joint facility Dr .. .. 19,617 15,071 ,61 22.905 30,050 956 113987 1,7 1152 120 268.
Railway operating revenues 33,215.378 27,140,327 53.025,075 .2,031,552 39.00,01 31,.23,".44 46.1"99,850 4 15.8"5,1493 21,644,580 1 20.531,822 107,148,511 97.800,759
Expenses: i
Maintenance of way and structures 4,071,795 :,707,509 6,2,731 5,231,p k,56,183 4.823,876 5,352,8 5.16,683 .1 2,723,961 122.841,977 12,694,523
Maintenance of equipment.. 6:907, 6,286,2oOt60 10,322,339 8,577, 6,263,038 6,211,07 8.22, 8,16W96 295, 8 3.819,51 19,359,871 18,226,861
Traffic 979,068 1,292,163 1.41,691 92?,123 972 1.35.$ 1.4 765 91,3? 88,7 .0,061
Transportation lo 944, 15,5. 1 ,, U 9 11 9 1 96 7.11 9
Miscellaneous operations -0 .. ,924 1 17OI 122,57- 2 -6,8 254,. 25.628 1212,110 559 36 128,13 851,37 ,70
S1,528811 1,55 2,09219 ,1 1 2,110 2, 02 1.165 1.2, 131,6 177,7
Transportation for investment-Cr 13,098 17,751 1;2:6 305,81 3,395 1 06 423 532,31 0,537 131.61 177,270
Railway operating expenses ... 25,064,998 23,797,1.79 35,363,803 31.901.413 24.932.310o 25,122,357 33,135,211 32,876,180 16,441,353 15,875,198 74.508.904 73.87,,035
Net revenue from railway operations ..... 8,150,80 i 3,642,84 17.661,272 10,130,139 ,71,771 6,01,087 13,364,609 12,969,313 5,03,227 ,656, 32,639,607 25,926,T2'
Railway tax accruals 2260171i 2,510,198 4,142.716 4,021,058 51,076 5 ,1,4 4,566,90 ?77566 1,5 9 ,702, 9217081
Uncollectible railway revenues 8,826 7,993 10,501 9,285 14,93 9, 19,9 7,731 12,526 6- 1763 .776
Railway operating income ... 5,881,383 1,124,657 13,508,055 6,099.796 10,980,408 3,177,321 8,996,296 8,39 1,677 3.913,135 3,110,869 23,889,839 14,682,8c7
Equipment rents Dr. balance .... 17,177 1-46,178 -1 1. 7 22,119 761,638 82,979 1,.144,707 1.365,160 1,004,576 926,858 2,910921 3,1 52l7
Joint facility rent- Dr. balance .. 27,12 194,965 39,116 540,666 332,207 359,810 408,387 137,612 00,092 256,712 1,0o0o686 1C',l
Net railway operating income -......... 5,470,782 783,214 13,285,366 5,736,981 9,886,563 1,979,532 7,443,202 6,591,605 2,608,467 1,927,299 19,938,232 10,l'9d,+3
Ratio of expenses +o revenues (per cent) 75.46 86.72 66.69 75.90 63.92 79.95 71.26 71.71 75.96 77.32 69.54 1)5-54
SExcludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to Jnnunry, 1933, Included swltchIln nnd torminnl companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with Now York Central returns in Groant Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with Now York Central returns in Groat Lakes Region.
c/ Includes $1,518,022 sleeping and parlor oar marobarge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse itens,
A/ Includes $1,538,406 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.


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Compiled from 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I steam railways

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST, 1933 AND 1932


AUGUST, 1933


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ............ 241,062.43 241,743.53 7,253.22 7,292'.13 27,038.64 27,194.50 25,221.46 25,231.44 59,513.32 59,718.07 6,110.25 6,138.97
Revenues:,
Freight ..................... 1,616,118,90 6 ,1,6029,473 $61,30,020 $65,73,. 272 130295,685 $312,218,329 $319,20,329 1 315,639,5 *693.604,04 693,60.o953 $117,?127, 15 0lo4,216,178
Passenger .. ----- --- ... 213,208,7 2 1270,4 24:868:36 3 108:98 59 73: 69 59:,94:4 729089 125. 4 760 4,190,051
Mail ........ 5990816 6443 3,008046 3,1233,3 9,21 2 10, 80,2210,5' 11 0 23,1 25 73179 17 7
IExpressl 28 7 1, 6 2.............,1..2. 86.00.55 7 9,6,P764 14,576 26, 11,9 19 ,, 9 1, 0, 1.6.
All other transportation ..3, 4,, 32 17, 999 81 26,930,619
Ji fcl.r.....369, 12,26 1,727,65 0,o79,1
Joint facility-Cr 09 62, 782 ? 118 100 1,727:65 2,068648 079
Joint facility-Dr........................................61 1,90,165 7202 4405 672 6295 55647 74256 40521 542,956 16:473 7
Railway operating revenues. ............... 2,005,952,193 2,068,090,684 92,014,910 104,280,842 400,277,437 417,991,643 412,757,878 427,978,274 905,050,225 950,250,759 126,484,043 113,784,050
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures...... 210,666,234 246,9o,007 11,508,3 6 14,643,287 38,709384 747,250,508 3314,336 37,674,l46 83,366,096 99,567,94 13,656,64 12,153,95
Maintenance of equipment............................ 385,964,556 421,065,411 14 2,68 16,316,579 81,596,910 89,585998 76,224,595 4,423,33 172514,07 190,26,010 23037,3 2129,07
Traffic 57,02,5 66,6,177 5, 973760 10, 122 12, 9 .9,5,11 1159889 21,13,6 259,6, 2,. 092 3
Transportation ------ ------ 70-3:630 786:92:581 34.327.129 38:539,914 148:,01:755 165 8 9 l44Z 165 1: 327:014, 369 4a 29:2:29
Miscellaneous operations ......19 ,412,581 962,493 1,201,916 3.18,401 4,011,988 34 796 4 48 7,571,69 0 2 6, 933 4 ,29)
General ... 95,71271 106,553, 55 4,047520 4 9 86210 20162105 19 6 21 034 56 9 84,418714,809798
Transportation for investment-Cr.... 1,814,979 2,892,031 2,754 19,217 1 83253 26,545 1 82 37 736,768 6 844 1,020,531 55,5:i 677800
Railway operating expenses... 1,466,302,31) 1,644,345,288 66,981,024 76,859,888 299,866,529 338,708,151 285,240,478 324,627,753 652,088,031 740,195.792 72,064,702 70,183,350
Net revenue from railway operations ....... 539,649,880 423,445,396 25,033,886 27,420,954 100,4 908 79,283,492 127,517,400 103,350,521 252,962,1 210,05,967 54,419,31 43,600,700
Railway tax accruals ------- .. 18rv0e- 77; 333 193 69631 6 557 6,980527 34, 0695 38,341714 35,015, 138 34,799 74 76,162 60 0:122015 13 1062154 24 134
Uncollectible railway revenues.......................283 620930 35124 7 11843 424 133107 98802 286474 250,14 11, 1 479
Railway operating income ..... ............... 358,193,264 229,428,435 18,658,405 20,433,293 65,485,720 40,797,540 92,369,155 68,451,935 176,513,080 129,682,768 41,345,573 31,167,087
Equipment rents-Dr. balance.. 56,359,576 57,10,o494 3,051,941 3,138,228 4347,361 14,792,648 11,642,891 10,646,015 29,042,195 28,576,891 A 1.2.20 a 1.072.406
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ........... 24,167.567 23,502,41 3203,926 3.393,746 5:289,940 5,273,837 4,493697 3.994,655 12,987,563 12,662,238 1,070,339 1,020,667
Net railway operating income .........- 277,666,121 148,885,400 12,402,336 13,901,319 45,848P419 20,731,055 76,232,567 53,811,265 134,483,322 88,443,639 41,577,484 31,218,826
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) --..... -73 .10 79.51 72.79 73.70 74.91 81.03 69.11 75.85 72.05 77.89 56.98 61.68

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Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated -.-- 39,705.44 40,012.50 45,815.69 46,151.47 48,772.75 48,788.38 53,896.22 53,892.91 33,064.45 33.192.70 135,733.42 135,873-99
Revenues:
Freight $215,022,846 *202,606,04 0$333,019,971 $306.822,218 $191,860,611 177 .492. 39 $258 6,296 $8076,204 *139.097 $142,656,5 $589,294,901 $600,865,302
Passenger .. 21,806,50 26,492,945 25,273,1162 30.662,996 17:0887146 220,1:82:69 3^4:6:22 43,625,513 9,055,5 12,679,26 60,610:,6 77 337,:47
Mail 0 9,126,4 10287,213 0919679 ,037,2 270.09 76746 5,384998 567350 2612, ,
Express 511590 tr i o9 6, 2, 3. 8,2 5,696,901 6799,091 2,155684 2,92,5 10,89, 13
All other transportation- 3,27.1 018 4 6 42 ,135 6264,278 6,5731 5,62,709 6,12 4,89. 51933 16790,00 18,27,51
Incidental 36, 4,o69,216 5,297,546 5.724,141 4 025,678 3,704,155 5,08 032 6, 641 113 2,197 10,82,064 123393
Joint facility Cr ..............,122,173 1,03,568 1238,252 1,156,197 530,166 746379 1,535490 1.8,814 3 3,415,07 2,924,86
Joint facility- Dr .... 132,417 128737, 14 90 150477 168098 2 18 011 103 93350 121 32
Railway operating revenues .. 258,465,264 251,916,693 384,949.307 365,700,743) 230,615,922 221,503,733 322,696,503 358,922,707 162,640,236 171,712,7142 715.952,661 752,139,182
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ... 29,050,08 35,0,106 42,706 47,88,09 27,61,801 36 2,030 35,01,211 40,07, 21,93822,8,426 84,5 08 9 8.00
Maintenance of equipment ...................... ...,257,65 5 41,00 73 5, 787 ,61,669 49 6 077 1 4 317196 1407 153 9,
Traffic. ............ 8 ,507 7 10,005,938 10,88713 12,399,2 7193,220 8 861 10,916,865 12, 6,9,231 2501.3i6 28,6T,043
Transportation .... 90,874,798 98,52,091 119,215,2 1281 820 86,365,219 94,954,067 115,152,: 7 131,239,966 5591 ,2, 25,9 288,6,263
Miscellaneous operations 1,1,21 1,4,20 1,768,11 2,264,713 15098522 44 4 18 6 1,18 7,6,48
General 11, 205 13,475 92 182 .11 5 11 17, 6 19. 56,039 9, 0 10,7 38,1, 41,81,294
Transportation for investmentCr ............. 4704 9,8 5 217,6i 319,121 63,877 9 1
Railway operating expenses ........... 191,959,257 215,415,692 264,023,959 285,599,042 179,120,876 202,977,922 244,795,750 278,530,432 126,273,697 137,042,100 550,190,323 618,550,454
Net revenue from railway operations .... 66,506,007 36, 001 120,925, 80,101,701 51,495,046 18,525,811 77,900,753 80,392275 6,66,539 3,70642 165, 133,58872
Railway tax accruals 20,46,911 23, 06 3, 35,99197 2381110 2579680 34, ,981 37,86878 2,18 2826 70,6066277,575,9
Uncollectible railway revenues ................... 70,54 7,158 90632 79977 91271 10,010 9 23,4 94,354 309651 114
Railway operating income .......................... 45,488,552 12,845,785 86,834,125 44,012,87 27,60g4,959 A 7,24.i4o 43,516,762 42,429,908 23,724,338 20,548,027 94,846,059 55,732,795
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .......................... 5,15,1147 4,377,953 3.852.897 3305,547 5,871353 6,160,949 8,630,395 10,331,328 8,962,736 8,665779 23464,484 25,15,056
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .......................... 1,648,04 1,413,713 2,718,423 2,43:4,30 2,568 500 2,613,572 3.34,460 3.507,942 2,458,621 2,284409 8,461,581 8,405,923
Net railway operating income ......... 38,685,321 7,054,119 80,262,805 38,272,945 19,165,106 16,oig.66l 31,451,907 28,590,638 12,302,981 9.597,839 62,919,994 22,168,816
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)....- 74.27 85.51 68.59 78.10 77.67 91.64 75.86 77.60 77.64 79.81 76.85 82.24
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
c/ Includes $10,171,798 sleeping and parlor car suroharge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items.
e/ Includes $12,950,374 sleeping and parlor car uroharge.
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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES'
Compiled from 149 monthly rel orts of revenues and expenses, representing 150 Class I steam railways


FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. 1933 AND 1932


United States Neu England Region a/ Greast Lakes Region Central Fastrrn Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
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Average number of miles operated .......240,507.60 241,943.6 7,181.38 '7,274.91 27,003.17 27,289.76 25,202.53 25,231.38 59,387.08 59.796.05 6,076.44 6,139.06
Revenues:
Freight 1235.434.263 214, 512,152 $8.28865 $7,5 6,448 $44.158.175, 839,164,615 $47.77 ,8001 $ .635 9 $100260.840 $85.76.202 $17.729 5 $15,06145
Passenger / 32,013.885 30,480,763 2,1,308 1 2, 94,886 7.506 2961 6,980,901 8,9 7 ,2 19,104,942 18:16057 502, 97 4824
Mail 7,291,127 7,517045 369.75 I 87,103 1,o8 1,27475 1 2, 1,37 29 2880794 ,07990 202200 194 644
Express 4,285,419 5,033,610 31088 1,042,50 1 04,184 16, 894 22512 2268,895 104,491 110,098
All other transportation 6440,137 695, 0 41 478395 1,859548 2,08,77 1,160,18, 1 6610 568,074 13365 114,991
Incidental ._ 6.133,497 5,68252 355.798 350.917 1.313.7601 1,065.,81 1,530.8 1,328,39 393 2,744,591 291.376 225,258
Joint facility-Cr ..715,659 684,634 80,880 71,070 58.149, 57.9 110,169 9,25 249,198 222,258 7,892 8,281
Joint facility-Dr 166,810 159,216 915 770 39,270 29,898 6,716' 6534 46,901 37,202 1,093 680
Railway operating revenues. 292,147,177 269,532,670 12,528,791 12,144.137 57,107.710 51,640.251 61.704.507 51.912,477 131.341.008 115.696.865 18,971,160 16,196,344
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures.... 31596651 28,059,110 1,667,571 1,665.741 6,06,7 5,20 2 5 71 3,88.642 1,192409 10,706965 1,572,871 1.531.002
Maintenance of equipment 5419 8 7,08833 2,061,978 1,850172 11,650,919. 10.15758 11,91981 8 42 25 04 78 20,800,472 3,165242 2 893
Traffic 7,066 345 7.373.571 178981 212,677 1 1. 1,200,804 121 239 2,688,651 2,762,247 292,502 266 955
97an07ort4kno oo?2 1 oo4 ,3 6, 7154, 12, 6 5713.732,,12,471
Transportation .... 9270473 90,378.101 4,396,1 4,336,571 19.2,.342 18.694.973 19,693.160 17.921.16 43.432.143 40,95.260 3,732,566 3,512,471
Miscellaneous operations 2,8,157 2,171,703 111,80 1316 1,71 51,7 512,366 2 7 1,115,16. 1,07,7 ,70 39,430
General ... ... 11,872,078 12,280,395 492,629 522,59 2,267,236 2,2 .231 2,35,610 2.55.21 5,1.7 548, 352 573,015
Transportation for investment--r 226,332 366,721 255 938 24,219 31,114 35.935 36.735 60,409 68,787 11,750 9.257
Railway operating expenses--.--- 199,416,150i 187,404,992 8,908,625 8,710,598 41,073,626 38,049,068 40,786,057 34,740.349 90,768,o08 81,500,015 9,329,853 8,327.509
Net revenue from railway operations 921,71,027 82,127,678 3,620,166 3,433,539 16,04,084 13,591,183 20,918,450 17,172,128 40,572.700 34,196,850 9,641,307 7,868,83
Railway tax accruals ....... ........ 21,76.669 23,248,417 713,495 789,294 .661,944 4672079 4,87,709 5,058,16 9,254,14 10519 892 9 1.512.484
Uncollectible railway revenues ...- 103,932: 83,205 598 2.577 10,273 14:784 21,328 13.477 32.199 30,838 1.418 1,290
Railway operating income 70,880,426 58,796,056 2,906,073 2,641,668 12.361,867 8,904,320 16,018,413 12,100.545 31,286.353 23,646.533 7.747.550 6,355,061
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .. 6,844,350 6,716,014 353,075 322,817 2,006,181 1,732,881 1,0,2 1, ,5 3.639.54 189 d 244927
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 3,099,706 3,132,997 419,193 7,423 773,444 736,404 618,680 97 1,81117 ,7 8026
Net railway operating income .... 60,936,370 48,947,045 2,133,805 1,871.428 9,582,242. 6,435,035 14,119,445 10,226,046 25,835,492, 18.532,509 7,992,373 6,460,346
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ......68.26 69.53 71.11 I 71.73 71.92, 73.68 66.10 66.92 69.11 70.44 4V.18 51.42

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Average number of miles operated ---. 39,566.02 39.959.08 45,642.46 46,098.14 48,708.151 48,859.08 53,748.65 53,970.68 33.021.26 33.219.41 135,478.06 136,049.17
Revenues:
Freight $26, ,0 $25,851,412 $44,588,25 $40,912.757 32,329,292 $29.364,47 $39,162,505 o40,364535 $1909,101 $18.494,181 90,584,898 s88.223.19
Passenger ... 3,04.<70 2,620,428 3,517,167 3102835 2,849,022 222,4 5. .550 5001 1,289 749 1,437,425 9, 1, 776 886187
Mail ........ 1,048,0951 1,055,324 1,250,295 ,249,98 ?83816l 1.028,518 ,519 661 071 650 050 3 60.038 3 229 087
Express 272 550641 601,763 660739 989 64719 4987, 13 279, 395.8 428,54 2,103976
All other transportation .. 450,477 420,283 584,1 55,274 858,161. 838,96 858,001 7410 70,236 713,013 2,419,398 2, 2,082
Incdental ....524,920 454,017 816296 679275 1,025,431 524149 828.947 836225 262430 284,012 2,116,0 1644386
Joint facility-Cr .................. 123599 105.241 131.491 113.522 75.829 79,826 209,159 22 664 49,982 45,364 334,70 8
Joint facility-Dr 19,1891 15,564 20,282 16,244 18,453 29,710 80,043 7 .355 1,131 05 99627 770
Railway operating revenues 32,498,224 31,041,782 51.469.384 I 47,238,126 38.508.087 34,875,706 48.490.712 49.703,789 22.337.986 22.018.184 109.336,785 106.597.679
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 4,069,53 3,756,122 5,642,414 5,287,124 4.559.211 4,504,319 5,166,077 4,894,181 3,036,520 2.666,521 12,761,828 12,065,021
Maintenance of equipment 6,921,199 6,40.,655 10,086,441 8.817,548 6,064,617 5,885110 8,615.74 8,211,181 4282,818 3.794,522 18,903.189 17,890 813
Traffic 1,031.155 1, 1 ,657 1,361,608 8665231 943527 1, 300 1,426,669 88 0' 1 879 0 ,24 ,716
Transportation ....... 11,328,812 11,115,91 15,061,8 14 628,412 11,616,19 11,82259 15, 98.7 16,000925 7. 7,2i22 796,
Miscellaneous operations 18679 171,25 224,9 210,705 229,61 248,48 508,982 549951 120841 868547 9124
General 1474,02 1,529,565 2,014,384 2,12,580 1,371,326 1,412,560 2,10962 2,22126 1,181.831 1,242,023 4,662,219 4,879,709
Transportation for investment-Cr ....-20,098 10,845 31,848 20,102 28,570 151,657 47,365 78,842 58,140 47.33) 134,075 277,832
Railway operating expenses 24,991,022 24,060,366 34,320,875 32,387,875 24,618,934 24,324,596 33.151,307 33,223,167 16,556,726 15.969,339 74.326,967 73,517,102
Net revenue from railway operations_ 7507,202 6,981,416 171,09 14,850,1 13889,153 10,551,110 15,339,405 16,480,622 5,781.260 6,046.845 35.009,818 33,080,577
Railway tax accruals 2,1543 2,447,929 4,6673 3,960,413 3,139,828 .164,430 4,028 ,47 4, 119, 020 1271 ,485 ,075 8, 44, 848 8,768,25
Uncollectible railway revenues .131...7 17,902 15,335 19,192 16,955 10080 17,768 10,72 21,675 12,373 56,98 33,17
Railway operating income ... 5,338,951 4,515,585 13,086.501 10,870,646 10,732,370 7.376,600 11.293,164 12,350.880 4,482,038 4,551,397 26,507,572 i 24,278,877
Equipment rents-Dr. balance ............... 287,639 6476 101 5 51 O870,11 1,68,160 1,O8,959 867,:28 5,50.25 'O22
Jo.nt facility rent Dr. balance c .e 141,573 152,658 28,8 295097 ; 21,586 4095,2
Net railway cperatiag income 4,909,739 4,176,451 12,902,112 10.636,797 9,567.132 6,145,088 9,475,0681 10.270,288 3.156,566 3.362.363 22.198.766 19,777,739
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) 76.90 77.51 66.68" 68.56 63.93 69.75 68.371 66.84 74.12 72.53 67.98 68.97
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January. 1933., included switching and terminal companies.
Sa/ Does not include Boston & Albany. the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
S/ Includes $1,654,813 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items.
e/ Includes $1,484,639 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.


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BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I steam railways

FOR NINE MONTHS ENDED WITH SEPTEMBER, 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakee Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
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Average number of miles operated............ 240,962.49 211,746.19 7,245.30 7,290.26 27,030.82 27,206.07 25,192.79 25,231.45 59,468.91 59,727.78 6,206.56 6,138.98
Revenues:
Frevght ---- -3--,_ -------------.--.-69 -.$8161.81"26 9,6 6, 73,29,720 $37,----------- 1,9--- -*3667AIa:L9 *314,274,4191 $M1,04614.04 S *78.987,156 135,727,070 *11 77
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Railway operating revenues- -. 2,298,099,370 2,)37,623.354 104,543,701 116,424,979 457,385,147 469,631,894 474,462,385 479,890,751 1,036,391,233 1,065,947,624 145,455,203 129,980,394
Expenses: X
Maintenance of way and structures.... 242,262885 2,9,117 16,09,08 44,746,51 52,5090 8,66,07 4112,788 96,558505 110,274,906 15,229,
Maintenance of. uipmentation 9--- -7 -- -- 18, 216 ,6 8,1 6 6 1 7 9 211,126,0 822 26, ,98
Trisca aneous 3.opera. *:s ,,, 0 1 1; : 9. 7321,672 48
General --.... 107 118.950 45--- 4 -9 2 8 22 -a 21, 6 2 6 46,517 51 4 0 5,
Transportation for investment-Cr 0 2......2.. 0,12 5,258,752 5,009 2155 207,7' 295,60 5, 7 73,5 7295 1,89,18 7,251 77,05
Railway operating expenses ....... 1,665,718,1464 1,831,750,280 75,889,649 85,570,486 340,910,156 376,757,219 526,026,535 359,368,102 74a,856,310 821al,695,807 81,394,555 78.510,859
Net revenue from railway operations ...... ... 62,0,96 505873,074 28,6514,052 30,854,495 116,444,991 92,8714,675 118, 43,.50 120,52,649 293,53,5"893 244,251,817 64,060,648 51, <9.55
Railway tax accruals....................................... 7 7 3846889 78 37 i 39 7890 83 045 1402 90641 49 1 1
Uncollectible railway revenues..... 78',214 704,115 354:2 9,711 128,515 154,435 ,279 318,672 281,022 3.0 5,769
Railway operating income..... 3.... 1,445,076 288,224,491 21,564,278 25,074,961 77,847,587 49,701,860 110,758,954 80,552,1480 210,170,819 153,329,301 49,093,123 37,522,148
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .....-.......... 65,203,926 63,756,509 5,405.018 5,1461,045 16,355,542 16,525.0 12,923,179 11.959,410 2681,739 31.946.11


Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .72.48 78.36 72.59 73.50 74.514 80.22 68.71 74.89 71.68 77.09 55.96 60.110
Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1935 1 93 19 1933 1932 1933 192 193 192 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated __ 3 9,689.08 39,986.04 45,795.64 4,6,125.02 48,758.33 48,796.18 53,879.93 53,901.59 33,059.68 33,195.62 135,697.94 135,893.39
Revenues:
Revenues: 4 21 2 76 37 9 2 1 7 1 1 1 1 :12:78 91 5 1,09 1:6 :799j:=:1 7:0,
Mailenerei.....a9,5, 10,1 n115 7,5081 6-:7 "9, ),i s6 62,217 91 ,2159 1,38,1 ,00 61 219,28,014 3 0 3
707661e4r tran9po tat n9....... ............ .....
All other transportation 661 7r 5 710 1' 198 21
Incidental 1Ie.., i6M 69124 5,Q51, 5,2 ,8 ,1 3 12,9 192
Joint facility-Cr .............. l 2 ; 1 74, l 719 : 826C5 49 :8 N' 27 ,
Joint facility-Dr ... ... 151, 06 14,301 169 166,71 1 1 18,8 99 98,6 1 1033,977 502
Railway operating revenues -.--- 290,965,7188 282,958,475 436,418,691 412,938,869 269,124,009 256,379,439 371,187.215 408,626,496 184,978,222 193,730,926 825,289,446 858,756,861
Maintenance of way and structures ,119,62 6 9,86,228 ,9,14 5,171,18 ,17,0 41,146,39 4207,288 ,017 24,97496 25,11,947 97552 111,56,028
Maintenance of equipment 7.... 5 8,8 2,044,5 ,38, 7 85687,703 5,617,61742 55,625,166 71,686,636 79,0,85 35,75,74 36, 4,018 159,058 666 171,760 059
Traffic re ....v us ,-8.162 11,-00,591 2,210,60 1,76,84- 8,059,7-3 9,289,862,216,878 13.9870,42 7,78,2 8,6945,829 281 O
Transportation 1o ,610 309,968,032 134,276,630 142,745,22 97,981,412 106,14o6, 130,651,34 1147.240, 1 63,011, 69,995.475 291 ,4.1 3 ,8
Miscellaneous operations --------. 1,663,597 2,055,695 1,992,600 2,475,418 1,79,4 66 2,1920 3.88,<52 1,2,185 9,155 1,329 6 6,4 7,079 8,419 729
General -.-. 1,, 7 15 306 2lne_ -,8,25- ,-2,89,9-1 13.4,970 19,--- 21,211 10,769 11,3.8:0 4a,86,792 46,661,0051
Transportation for investment-Cr ..... .. 167,802 160,66 25,05 2,720 260,00 791,601 66,86 72,719 450,469 4 39 1,07,005 1,931,71
Railway operating expenses .. ......... 216,950,279 239,476,058 298,14,8314 517,986,917 203,739,810 227,302,518 277.947.057 311.753,599 142,830,423) 153,011,49 624,517,290 692,067,556
Net revenue from railway operations ....... 74013,209 41,482,417 8,073,857 9915,7 2 5,, 199 29,076,921 "92,2 96,037,37 42,14,79 4,719,487 49500,7 1,6 66 9,172j
Uncollectible railway revenues ......8..1..4,461 94,055 97,93 1,824 9 ,92 101,351 3,8 ,2 .)39 1 7 5,09 15.89
Railway operating income .. 50,827,503 17,361,370 99,920,626 54,883,518 38.337,329 131,460 54,809,926 54,780,788 28,20o6,376 25,099,424 121,353,631 80,011,672
Equipment rents- Dr. balance.. ....... 61112,786 14,5614,429 .4 9 6,741,494 706 10,

Net railway operating income.... 43,595,060 11,230,570 93,164,917 48,909,742 28,732,2)8 d 9.874.i73 110,926,975 )8,860,926 15,459,547 12,960,202a 85,118,760 41,946,555
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent). 74.56 84.63 68.56 77.01 75.70 88.66 74.88 76.29 77.21 78.98 75.67 80.59
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns. in Great Lakes Region.
b_/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues aid expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
_/ Includes $11.826,611 sleeping and parlor oar *suobarge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items. 112230-0 U.S.GOVERNMENT PRINTING UFICE: 1313
e/ Includes $14,435,013 ?leeping and parlor oar surcharge.





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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 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I ,team railways


Statement No. M-100
OCTOBER, 1933


FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region / Gresat Lakes Region Centiral Eatem Region k/ Eastern Dutrict PocahonLu Region
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated....... 240,374.27 241,693.26 7,181.38 7,274.66 26,997.59 27,178.45 25,202.59 25,230.84 59,381.56 59.683.95 6,052.96 6,139.06
Revenues:
Freight 239,603,318 9245,98, 299 _,19 2 6576,879 $.M,2 95,54.O 16,875.912 $ 6, 97_7, 9, ,38 17,015,37 $17,3,
Passenger 1-6,1739 2 5,9982936 8.,2 79709.278 .62 .0. 9 16,616,88 4M,06392
Mail 1, 7.6209 7 870 8 374: 387 126396 :3 1,351,901 1.412.26 2,990,393 3.125.144 217.166 183,111
Express 47.436,136 4,872,861 278, 24 282, 9,21 966,59 1,00013 848,974 2,20,870 2,097,57C 100,521 10o,622
All other transportation 6,396,412 6,558, 333 40898 M 5 881, ,706 2,1 505 11087 977.944 3402052 3.617.7 129 123,600
Incidental 5,86,2 5.25.3,3 7 366,34 1,28.711 1,1.3 1,6. 1.389.7 .7.7 2,1.3 26 9 223,242
Joint facility-Cr ..- 8060 72171 778:1 1 6 7 546 57,391 1,5995 951,153 27.30 12, 12,65 7,83
Joint facility-Dr ... .... 227,523 223,035 1. 852 45. 53.959 597 0,751 61, 1,035 1.212
Railway operating revenues .294,341,592 295,175,402 12,253.307 12,764,129 55,705,213 57,147.172 59,667,963 57.862,637 127.626.483 127,773,938 15,205,216 18,576,905
Expenses: I
Maintenance of way and structures... 30,961,409 28,971,59 1573,662 1,576,421 5.790,284 5,049,016 5.427.776 4,191,347 12,791,722 10,816,784 1,370,731 2,100,770
Maintenance of equipment 55.337,597 50,4,, 3 2,12,486 1,926,624 11,711:436 11,5,o0 48 ,610,4 9,41,402 25,464,0561 22,817.07 3.34.790 2,606.712
Traffic 7,231,939 7.,23,684 165,284 193,240 1,360,300 1,353,051,285,37o 1,230,6 3 2,6lC,990 2,776,.64 301,364 292,184
Transportation ......... 97,00,197 97,13,352 4,62,516 4,551,241 20, 306 20,275,1620023.o 19,25,2 44,630,58 44 1,76 3,841,90 3,793,960
Miscellaneous operations 2,159,496 2,078,697,190 123,613 486,676 427,932 497.570 454, 16 1,096,242, 1,065,961 34.716 36.798
General .. 12,209,802 12,2953 503,666 520,285 2,312,283 2231 2.51192 2 15 5.7.71 ,21,063 524, 5.714
Transportation for investment-Cr.- 246,005 398,993 328 920 20,830 39,217 48,227 151,59 5 .,405 191,730 9,64356
Railway operating expenses.. 204,694,437 198,057,765 8,961,476 8.890,504 41,784,485 40,842,643 41,307,873 36,828,417 92,.0 ,834; 86561,561,4 9,447,900 9,376,782
Net revenue from railway operations ... 89,647,155 97,117,37 3,291,831 3,873,625 13,920,728 1604.529 18,360,09 21,34220 35572,649 1,212374 8,757,316 9,200,123
Railway tax accruals.... 21,370,990 23,271,653 769,720 782,201 3,672,263 4,5532 5,029,262 5476,952 9471,245 10714,478 1,81, 15643
Uncollectible railway revenues..--.--- 112,105 72,236 1,052 790 36,627 16,06 13359 9,586 51 8 26, 4,851 4912
Railway operating income .. .... 68,164,060 73.,773,748 2,521,059 3,090,634 10,211.838 11,833118 13.317.469 15.547,682 26,050o,366 30,471,4314 6950,660 7,625.718
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .- 7,710,401 8,000,087 3 T,76 6656 2,224,02 1,873,64 1,263,599 1,569,817 I,861,367 3,1,996 97.1801821
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance 3,188,878 2,989,625 07,179 44,941 701,943 66,410 606,76 513.535 1.715.598 1,614,886 130.191
Net railway operating income -.. 57,264,781 62,784,036 1,740,144 2,269,157 7,285,863 9,313,065 11,447,3941 13.464,330 20.473,4011 25,046,552 7,217.649 7.811,672
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .-..-- 69.54 67.10 73.14 69.65 75.01 71-47 69.23 503.65 72.13 67.75 51.90 50.48

Southern Repon. Southern DstmncI Northoesteru Rlc gon ('cntpl W1nl'rn Rrvesn Southnten- Relgpon WmSte'm l)tenrt
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated. 39,565.99 39,870.21 45,618.97 46,009.27 48,681.38 48,856.60 51.71..84 53,953.80 32,950.52 33,189.64 135,373.74 136,000.04
Revenues:
Freight 28,423,020 $28,822,573 145,438,5 7 146,317,830 $31.529,042 $30,653046 $4k,500,068 $46,1863647 $20.356,985 $21,142,358 $96,386,.15 $97,979,051
Passenger 2,861,014 2, ,329, 2,712,061 2,33,773 1,84,148 4,821,182 4 ,88,19 1 25870 1,268,694 8,690,8 7321040
Mail ....- 1,112,707 1 3,29,8 1,296,115 1 14,9 1,09,979 1, 90,870 1,65529 695040 674,420 ,00, 3,82,928
S40 6 .7 69,36 99.140 6122 75 1 90 47 2,085922
All other transportation 7660 7 602 091 862,062 899,5 81 68 6 739 2,5 1,
Incidental 5, 77 6 830833 89 8 189 88 26 180 191318 1
Joint facility -Cr ... 27 114,6 140,310 122,350 85,5 9 253,037; 226, 5 0 54 93,861 375
Joint facility -Dr -.. _19,878 17,27 20,913 18,8 2553 ).797 10,289 109,288 1,17 125,859 14
Railway operating revenues 34,062,839 33,831,879 52,268,055 52,408,784 37,334,720 35,631,460 53.499,538 54,841,778 23,612,796 24,516.4?2 114,4L 7,054 114,992,680
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 4,117,490 4,145,859 5,488,221 6,246,629 4,333,052 4,099,673 5,200,051 5.035.361 3.148.363 2,773,148 12,681,466 11,p,182
Maintenance of equipment 7,196,421 6.595,178 10.581.211 9.201,890 5,938.181 5.96091 8979,791 8622096 4,74358 3872 19,292,330 18.455,075
21:915 11,8 140 15( 5 ,3,721, 3069029,109269O7
Traffic 1,00,985 1,073,085 1,309,49 1,3 269 902.951 1316,03 110965 892,6061 91665 3111600 3,281,771
Transportation .. ....11 70 15765 823 15,7 16,693, 0 1 17, 404 60 7.590,491 7,869,908 36,6 016 37 441,15
Miscellaneous operations ... 14,9 182,40219,410 0 211,371 213,878 5074 52 ,098 123,027 115,560 841 ,46, 853,56
General 1,53,01 1,566,595 2,061,65 2,125,309 1,447,673 1,438763 2,16220' 2,23292 1,20957 1,282,964 4,820 466 4,955.019
Transportation for investment-Cr 21,267 10,505 33,910 22,861 35,682 50,956 56,727 5,8 50,281 82,597 142,690 18,402
Railway operating expenses 25,943,669 25,409,084 35,391,569 34,785,866 25.158,042 24.782,537 34,802,855 35.179,572 17,288.137] 16,748,226 77,249,034 76.710,335
Net revenue from railway operations 8,119,170 8,422,7 16,876,486 17,622,91 12,176,678 10,848,923 1,696,6 166,206 6,?4,69 7,768,216 37,198,020 38,282,345
Railway tax accruals 2,1 059 2,1425 3,946,864 3,995,226 2,825,77 3.086.378 3,719,4 11371 1,407, 719 1,361,800 7,952881 ,561,949
Uncollectible railway revenues ... 1,029 12, 14,880 17,518 9,548 8,396 259, 11,1;35 10:,67 8,425 46,187 28,256
Railway operating income 5,964,082 5,984,456 12,914,742 13,610,174 9,341,413 7,754,149 14,951,286 15,540,000 4,906,253 6,397,991 29,198,952 29,692,140
Equipment rents Dr. balance ........ 6,386 278,882 9,206 1,027,7 1,224,890 13161 2044 2 1080,630 960049 33928 422921
Joint facility rent Dr. balance 221,617 205,349 351,608 : 35:731 305,866 65:751 04o4,114 310,990 327,152 3,8213,72 1,037,132
Net railway operating income ................... 5,336,079 5,500,225 12,553,728 13,311,897 7,958,945 6,223,393 12,764,074 13,09l,4o4 3,514,633 5,110,790 24,237,652 24,425,587
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) 76.16 75.10 67.71 66.37 67.39 69.55 65.05 64.14 73.22 68.31 67.50 66.71
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933. Included switchin$ and terminal companies
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany. the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
c/ Includes $1,483,840 sleeping and parlor oar suroharge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items.
j/ Inoludee $1,295,057 keeping and parlor oar surobsrge.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


OCTOBER, 1933


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES'
Compiled from 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I steam railways

FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER, 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Itemu
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ..... .-... 240,920.02 241,728.26 7,238.81 7,288.65 27,027.149 27,202.75 25,217.66 25,231.37 59,483.96 59,722.77 6,101.11 6,138.99



PJointge3-acility-9cr- ,9058 576 781--- 116 ,2780 0 5 442 941,262 1.04,952 2.250692 23535,610 130,72,053 2,17


Railway operating revenues ........... 2,592,440,961 2,632,798,756 116,797,008 129,189,108 513,090,360 526,779,066 534.130,348 537,753,388 1,164,017,716 1,193,721,562 163,660,418 148,557,299

Maintenance of equipment. ... 4 49666i 519112 1 897,033 20 07 1 91 8 ,, 2,, 234.01. 9490
Traffic- ...... -- ---------- 71,560,43 1,789,964 2 7 13,062,316 15,04-3,-422 ,761,295 14,0p42,37 ,26,633,577 :31,229,766 2,973,962 2.952,441
Miscellaneous operations19 ,023 23,662 4 ,763 1, 2 4167 3 1,22 41 8 5, 4 9. 094 695, 915, 1.75
General.... 119 622 3 29, 5 814 5 94 22 1 2 3, 245 2,7 51,679,593 57,003.757 5, 31.521 517
Transportation for investment-Cr 2,2,316 ,7,5 3337 21,076 22,30 4, 5 019 925,096 79,65 1,281,048 76,894 413
Railway operating expenses.... 1,870,1412,900 2,029,808,046 84,851,125 94,1460,990 382,724,641 417,599,863 367,334,406 396.196,519 834.,910,174 906,257,372 90,842,454 87.887.641

Railway tax accruals................................ 221,524,606 24,216,10 723,772 ,552,022 42,141,.152 147,469,107 142,551,723 1*P4,36 9256,1. 101,355,971 16,562 1551,1
collectible railway revenues...... ........ 894,319 776,371 36,774 10,502 165,142 175,117 67,79 121,65 39,710 307,4 17,88 20,681
Railway operating income 1499,609,136 361,996,239 24,085,337 26,165,594 88,059,425 61,534,979 124,076,423 96,100,162 236,221,185 183,600,735 56,043,783 45,147,866
Equipment rents-Dr. balance....................... .. 70.9124326 71,756,597 3.77,754 3,627,51 1,577,5714 .172 14,16,770 1352931357 654iO6 756,111 s-2 L 3 -







Net railway operating income --............ 98,238,65 260,616,479 16,276,285 1,041,90 62,716,524 36.479154 ,066 534,10,792 77,501,641 183,163,601 132,022,69 56.787,506 45,490,844557,299
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .. 72.15 77.10 72.65 73.12 74.59 79.27 68.77 73.6 71.73 1219176.09 16 55.51 59.16

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



Average number of miles operate -- ......-- 39,669.60 39,961.72 185,770.71 46,100.71 48,750.64 8,802.25 53,65.97 53,907.49 33, .74 33,195.04 135665.35 135904.7
reiht ...2 4.............46 *257,280,025 *1423,047,05. *3914,062605 255.718,9,1 5 237,510,462 341,99.189 *367.2614.86 178.,5 4,00 *182,292698 *776 266,214 7827,067,546
Passengers 6...................2.1,360....... .... 2,7,971 91,46,032 23 19,360 36,.497,892 22,571,5,41 25,19,305 1414,5o40,1407 53015,695 ,51,159 15,365,363 76,693,107 93,520,363
Mail 10,66u6-operations. ............6 U25 2,62 1, 8,7631 1,16,2 10035,974 1,,716,246 15,606,30 16,976,6914, 6,7141,109 6,996,9 420 2,63,913 691,360
Expressral 6,1659.2.6,516,077..........76........33....96....2...3.... ...... 6 9620962 371431 5 065,017 7,225,363 .906,07 2,7147,122 3.7. .8784 13.53,916 17.71,94:
All other transportation ...... 324 .4,1,2?2 5,379,635 5 368000 7,94,501 ,311,360 7,303,96 86,019,67 6,313,561 6,610,239 2601, 22,4,306
Incidental ... 14703,915 42,9,9,4.7 6 888,5 2 7,092:37, 5,881,942 14,717,6,826 6,751,168 8.155,995 2,220,560 2,730,93 114,653,690 15&,060,6204
Joint facility Cr1,373 .......1.....397 173 ,9,710 1 0,5,3 1,392,069 691 499 919,766 1,997,686 2,229,142,. 1107,653 499,623 7,1l4,036 36146*,63'
RJoint facility Dr 1....... ..- 71,,,484 161,577 ,90;0, 185,209 207,104 3,49-,125 937,266 1,096,6514 15,146 17,662 1,59,36 1,463,6041










Railway operating revenues ......-.. 325,026,327 316,790,354 488,686,745 465,347,653 306,458,729 292,010,899 424,686,753 463,471,274 208,591,018 218,247,368 939,736,500 973,729,541
Maintenance of way and structures ....1.... 7, ,16 43,632,067 53,637,3614 592,1417,12 6,06,0614 1,246,022 145,1407,339 50,337,093 26,123,279 27,686,095 110,036,702 123,471,210
Tranffic o-n. b ... ..... ... 10,546,.14 12,7,657 13,520,109 15,126,11 8, ,697 104,539 1 ,532,921 1,398,507 8,681,38 9,562,14814 31, 176,953 35,2 ,53
Transportation--.. -----e.--... ...... 1142, 94 1218 502 150--- ,2 4, 158,395,662 ,0,3l906 1186 6 14 ,372 164,65 500 7o 601,.13 77,5.3- 328,, 9,191 361.2.846










Miscellaneous operations .. 1, 29 2,216 097 2,212,00 -2,6914,6168 -1,90,63 22 406,796 0,90,898 57,44,211 1,107,182 1,41,256 7, ,919 9273,265
General....... ,97,250 16,56,035 20,430,71 22509,562 13,76,5 14 42,733 2 31,168 2514,457 11,976,96 13,25 32 47, 25 51,616,022
Transportation for investment-Cr -- 192,069 71,168 2696 260,51 295,732 4,557 3213 7 56 500,750 ,991 1219,695 2116,116
Railway operating expenses ..--.- 2142,893,948 264,885,142 333,736,402 352,772,786 228,897,852 252,085,055 312,7349,912 346,933,171 160,118,560 169,759,665 701,766,324 768,777,691
Net revenue from railway operations--- 8-32,379 51,905,212 154,950,343 112,574,70 77.560,77 39,925,844 111,936,8641 116,538,103 48,472,458 148,47,703 237,970,176 204,951650
Railway tax accruals......... ... ...- 25460 28, 452 725 42,002,602 43,953,6 29,775655 31,930,1488 42,025,899 46,100669 15,203,03 16,875,136 87,005,357 914,906,293
Uncollectible railway revenues ... ........ 94,490 106,661 112,373 127,302 106,418 109,747 149,730 116,6,46 156,026 1 5,152 1412,236 341,545
Railway operating income---- -.- 56,791,585 23,3615,826 112,835,368 68,2493,692 4 47,678,742 7,885,609 69,761,212 70,320,788 33.112,629 31,497,415 150.552,583 109,703,12
Equipment rents-Dr. balance...................................... 5,49172 843,311 3.760,653 3,207.766 7,769,231 ,25,593 11,759,011 14,013,971 n,o2,325 10,493,156 3,61,567 32792720
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance.......... 2.011,2714 1,771,720 3356,07 3,064,287 3,218328 3.251,196 4.311152 4,3504487 3,056,124 2,933,267 10,585,601 10,538,950
Net railway operating income............... 48,931.139 16,730,795 105,716,6245 62,221,639 36,691,183 6..180 53,691,049 51,952,330 18,974,180 16,070,992 109,356,412 66,372,142
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ...... 74.73 83.62 68.29 75.81 74.69 86.37 73.64 74.66 76.76 77.70 74.68 78.95

Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
/ Includes 13317365 leepin an parlor car hare.
d/ Deficit or oliler reverse items.
Mai/ Inludes *15,730,070 sleeping and parlor oar suroharee.
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3 1262 08730 3771

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES"
Compiled from 149 monthly report of revenue and ex ,eote reprelenting 150 Clams I sitam railways


FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region ./ Great Lakes RKo. Central En.t, rhgi-n I/ Eastern D)trict Pocahontas Region

1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated. 240,187.71 241,622.55 7,181.38 7.275.76 26,972.95 27,190.06 25,191.141 25,??6.87 59,345.47 59.692.69 6,052.96 6,104.84
Railway operating revenue.. ....... 257911,67681 250.7 ,271 17,52126 1 7515930 9 49839 295691 6 36, .110801 114,238,978 118 57 15912, 16 ,19
Epressailay operating expenses 191,S24,431 367,695,066 8.528.086 8617,930 39,221.936 59,196,a6 9 38.329.916 ,5. 357.53 ,o8.6235 83.72,262 9,obo,556 8, 971,0


Ra tio of expenses to revenues (per cnt) ..20 737174.441,5 70,74.86 1 6__173.71 i ,574.78930 9,978.456 79.239 52 .6915674 I9.6801 11 238,978. O 570 15,912,08 16.4,159







ExpenssSout:ern R in I.hr l oh, t .n Ce : \ n r. h n .r. : i n h rn
193 1932 19 1,:9 1979, 219 19 19 ,6 1939 1932 1933 1,73









Average nc mber of iles operated 39,559.27 39,853.77 45,612.25 | 45958.61 Ua.659.1l 41,: 3.42 52.61.66 ,947. 19 72.949.20 3?,8"2.64 155,229.99 135,171.25
maintenance of way and structures .26 69,26,812,791 280,8o5 4 40, 167,922 2,8 ,l9 .771 1.9 ( ? .,1 2 6 92 ,7 68,7 ,9. 7 .81 0 9,76 22,l 3 1950,8?7, 1,6.3
aMiscellaneous operations 1 ,1, 1 796,2 3 6 1 2,9839 6 1389,30 19,936 ,889 ,86,541 9 ,6 1.2 1 279,10 898
General 1., 00. 1,851,027 -52 53oo 2, 229,735, 1,81,399 2,51 42, ,10 5 ,10,o9 1, 2 509 ,553 :
Transportation for investment-Cr..... 26,0 237,3806 979 1029 6 ,0 101 20,51 39,299 8;,928 80, 9 5,
Railway operating expenses ......191,2, 187,695,866 8,528,386 8,617,930 39,221,936 39,196,8"9 38,329,916 3525.25713 86,080,2.7 83,072,262 9,714,556 8 ,971.065










Uncollectible railway revenues ... 1,458,301 79,150 1,511 796 78,58.392 192 625?,191 1.2,36 1,0.287 21.,828 959 1,08
Railway operating income 8.,118,.6 0 3.5786117 2,283,5889 2,171.365 7,3983,612 64,1,839061 190. 6,9 .9,1, 05 8 11,238,9252 1 ,19 0931802 5,1572,67 5,9018,4 1 7
aEquipent rents-Drance of ay and structures --,626,3087a 31 7,1 2,8,1 5 ,896 5 97.06 32,019,933 1,9 ,77,876 1325,3 75 l.8 1,1904.256 1,097,676 l0 ? ,1 10.7

Net railway operating income 137,565,822 33,396,308 1,840,351 1 ,3602 1 5.1760,99 1,205,565 866,207 821239 15 ,26.,757 1 ,787.?.65 1 5, 760 ,2058 612,857
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) 78.i .156 7 .713 7.7 7. 18 1 793.00 702.7 1 2.70 7.35 71.95 1 5.82 75.95
Southern / Re s n 1 o thero l) lba ,t Nod the ex ,-- tof l ('hicsh r e i nc utd,. lith Y Sont:,. .rth Iteg,1 in re terL,, lei ro

1936 1932 193 3 :1932 19383 19392 1933 1912. 1937 1932 193 4 193:6

Average numb oper at of mies opensrates 39,559.27 39,853.7 35,612.25 8 O95 4.61 2.639.13 89 ,853.72 532,641.66 53 7.19 22,9 9.l 3l 18.6 135,229 .9.9 135, 71-.4 25








Freight oe. 26,169.,876 .25,280,058 10,903,200 9.0,637,922 $2,822,199 .22,.0 1 .778,1700 3.0918,992 3I9oe,0 17,9.936 418,6n7,387 60,720,127 l77,4 ,7
Passreger s 2,6 2 32,36 2,28 51,729 860,963 2,9776 1,866,980 1,851?331 702.24? 8'8,9, 1,0 1,10 9 ,16 ,1,27,861 671015 6,9'7,92
3a3i ..1.6 1,32... 1,13,0,79 192.37 330:242 44,9.1 ,4,:051 1
All other tra' nsortntio-n...... ,172 223.010 7 2:96 75 : 8:1,23,29 4. 6 .0.so, 69

Joint facilitway operating n e.- .... 11 .317,93,8 6 8 5819,2776 17,835 221 5,3 3 9. 6,,3 16 3 5,.57 1.29; 2,24 29. 12 .591 10 5
Railway ope rating revenues .r.n 31,851 78 0 630,10,7562 7,396,675 16,57,611 28,30 9,725520 1 27,391,012 00,652,570 14,9)7558 21,07,7315 22.055,.811 6,o1 70,29' 751,R80

n sMaintenance of way and structures 13,662,398 3,73,9256 l, 10,i o 1,5 2
maintenance of eqin ment 6,71,15 6,502I ,20 72283 ,846 pi ,7 6 3.9080,20 3,3,,267 p10,517 o 2,89,7 2,69479.82 1,9.572,87 5 17,-794.157
1 2 1O2. 3-67 878,0161 9,72925 6 8998629 461i?.612 ,.2879,55
Transportation ty. ..n..... ... ,660,25 .-1.23 7.073 15 03"990 I 15,05 202 13.11793 7o6 1.2 .97 15..02.2216 lb4.73622 7 '19 '635 7161 1 :,086,561 3 .205.630
Miscellaneous operations 3 172,5683 166,253 6 1 w02 205,196 1081,360' 199,793 4.0,85 281,21 322,176 7 13. ,941 "760.21, 761,991
General 1.~.96,9033 1,531,827 2,6193' 2,101,852 1,385,383, 1,11,992 2191 2209,012 1.93,739 32 5 1933 1
Transportation for investmente-Cr 3 26,60139 88 5,1 22589 4 19,509 31,9130 30,895 115,9619 62,A71 38,24 37 81,302 115,296 137,,171
Railway operating expensese. 26,777,105 26 ,250,389 3,817,661 33,221,151 22,61I,891 22,858,687 32,8113,516 32,116,227 16,11 ,179 16,273236 0 71,o2651 71,1O2,150

Railway tax accrals 1,838,98 2 ,121,62 1 6 2 3,581,590a' V8 16.2. ,1 7,263 6 1,171.83605, o.9
Railway operating income 1,855,7 863 3 ,711,910 10, 82 8,653 9,616,3183,238.,86 1 8.29 ,082 10 ,251, O 59. 8,1 9 ,058 3 ,29 8 52! 11,110 ,87 16,790,79 0 .i 1,168,527
ncEcui bent railwa r evenues ...... 12751 19,53327,5
1Epn.qc3010 18, 1,2.:&263 7,702,2 889218 1.62667M696136 1,285,029 969,183 1,916. ,297,867' 3,06.!'9,




At/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses ot which are Included with New York Ceot:,.l retu::ar t Great Lakos Reion.
I enoluei: 71,139 1,366 sleeping and parlor Oar sur argE.1
Deficit or other reverse items.
1/ Includes 1,223,2762 sleeping and parlor oar suroharge.


500 -
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b 300 FREIGHT REVENUE
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100

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1931 1932 1933


Ss reported ........... 5**Sesonolvcriotion eliminated


Ir;;l.-0 US GeVtnltNT r.-11.; O- C0 C "


StEEmmt No. M-Io
NOVEMBER, 1933








Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES*
Compiled from 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I steam railways

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER, 1933 AND 1932


NOVEMBER, 1933


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated........ ......... 240,824.53 241,703.24 7,233.64 7,287.49 27,o00.46 27,201.17 25,215.25 25,230.97 59,457.35 59,719.63 6,096.78 6,135.93
Revenues:
Freight ... ........ --------- 2,301,068,363 $2,262,864,022 85,962,000 $89,422,136 $440,167,278 435,653,184 454,002,491 $438,390,641 980,11,769 96,465,961 167,475,931 $152,160,644
Passenger ................................../ 3 30,198 / 6,89267 26,18,23 32,917,388 68,255,475 78,580,57 84,772,675 95,798,879 179 6363 207296,824 856026 5, 907
Mail ...... .... .. .. 82, ,786 87, ,076 4,122,708 4,38,709 13,651,360 14,651,471 14,570,957 15,598,142 32,315,025 34,632,322 2,314,648 2,384,396
Express ............. ...............41,416,964 9,755,845 2 4,875 2,88,936 8,536,621 10,269,430 7,305053 801,96 183265 21,955,862 1,009878 118575
All other transportation ............... 66,216,817 72,234,139 4,655,250 5,767,213 20,513,727 24,130,724 11,404,897 11,1,576 36,573,87 41,79,513 1,313,143 1,337,405
Incidental .................................................... 53,275,704 58,95,607 3,874,589 4,328,3 11,810,136 12,917,732 13,831,173 16,512,552 29,515,898 33,758,633 2,426,000 2,391,945
Joint facility-Cr ................................ 7,694,206 8,270,6 859,597 1,018,454 592,084 613,668 1,O37,744 1,090,828 2,489,425 2,752950 196,789 96,625
Joint facility-Dr .......................................... 2,075,396 2,449,785 10,108 7,147 458,965 574,861 103,136 93,925 572,209 675,933 19,909 25,039
Railway operating revenues...............---.--- 2,850,116,642 2,883,542,517 128,367,124 140,714,038 563,067,716 576,271,905 586,821,854 587,580,189 1,278,256,694 1,304,566,132 179,572,506 165,001,458
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures --.............. 29,295,181 329,993, 16,054,717 19,306,365 55.245,983 62,223,571 18,689,294 49,475,898 119,989,994 131,005,834 17,944,739 17,518,863
Maintenance of equipment -- -- 5 239,7 568,49,43 20,941,833 21,956,086 116,206,538 122,5.055 109,94,390 111,710,94 247,091,761 256,50,635 32,70 69 28,837,
Traffic--......- .... .. ....... 78,535,5! 0 88,916,561 1,970,179 2,330,072 14,380,093 16,369,244 13,021,567 15,274,479 29,371,839 33,973,795 3,267,547 3,234,594
Transportation.......................................... 985,636,304 1,065,418,721 47,566,002 51,927,221 207 174,729 223,917,296 203,0704,57 220 805,8614 57,815,188 196, 650 81 39, 658,52 0,1336,88
Miscellaneous operations..................--- 21,365992 25,599,457 1,312,029 1,582,084 4,560,169 5,312131 4,872967 5,781,172 10,7 165 1267587 389613 4,
General. o s 131,675,107 1142,980,366 5,539,067 5,998,297 24,670,.65 26,515,302 26,650,519 29,370,520 56,860,051 61,884,119 5,993,074 6,511,554
Transportation for investment-Cr .... ...... 2,510,438 3,895,131 4316 21,205 291,400 375,917 587,870 964,395 863,586 1,361,517 73,184 95,.42
Railway operating expenses_.--.......... 2,062,237,383 2,217,503,912 93,379,511 103,078,920 421,946,577 456,796,682 405,664,324 431,454,032 920,990,412 991,329,634 99,883,010 96,858,706
Net revenue from railway operations ... ......... 787,879,259 666,038,605 34,987,613 37,635,118 141,121,19 119,475,223 181,17, 156,126157 357266,282 313.236,98 79689,496 68,1,752
Railway tax accruals......................----- 239,105,900 259,606,209 8,580,099 9,286,862 44,834 378 50 9 773 46,2 75 49 380 018 99,678,952 109,609,653 18, 00oo4 17,o 749
Uncollectible railway revenues..-.. -- 1,052,622 855,510 38,288 11,297 243,723 186,809 191,985 134,201 473,996 332,307 8,8142 24:729
Railway operating income--- ..-..-- 547,720,737 405,576,886 26,369,226 28,336,959 96,043,038' 68,345,641 134,701,070 106,611,938 257,113,334 203,294.538 61,616,650 51,052,274
Equipment rents-Dr. balance............................. 78,334,712 78,900,779 4,218,302 4,192,557 20,716,907 20,377,050 15,512,153 15,284,181 40,447,362 39,853. ..l
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .................. 33,581,546 32,663,322 4,434,588 4741,653 7,449,109 7,283,872 6,354,9 8 5,604,877 18,238,615 17630;02 -1,468,941 ;42;qio7
Eu ai srent- aNa,3 7250,6,9 1 ,4 4,165
Net railway operating income......... ... 435,804,479 294,012,785 17,716,336 19,402,749 67,877,022 40,684,719 112,833,999 85,722,880 198,427,357 145,810,348 62,547,764 51,615,679
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) --. 72.36 76.90 72.74 73.25 74.94 79.27 69.13 73.43 72.05 75.99 55.62 58.70

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ..----. 39,647.65 39,936.92 45,744.43 46,072.85 48.,737.27 48,805.10 53,845.74 53,911.12 33,039.74 33,194.54 135,622.75 135,910.76
Revenues:
Freight--------------------....--- $296,474,322 282,560,083 $463,950,253 $434.720,727 0279,541,144 $260,288,562 $380,912,181 $403,228,687 196,533,016 $201,160,085 $856,986,341 8864,677,334
Passenger ............... ............. 0,3297 33,697,761 35,180.323 39,167,668 24,438,521 26,970,636 4 ,280,496 56,8 4195 12,684,95 16,613,24 85.03,512 100,428,075
Mail ....1--- .11... .,886,909 12,406,679 14,201,557 14,791,075 11,038,966 11,7 171 17472,023 18 4,322 7,432,215 7,668,186 35,943,204 38,056,679
Express ....... ......................................... 6,790,348 7,052,225 7,800,226 8,237,800 4 ,028 5597,191 7,986,280 9,8 ,919 3,093,881 4,122,073 15,290,189 19 562,183
All other transportation .--- 4,577 502 4,539,546 5,890.645 5,876,951 8,744,095 9,o,250 8,057,690 8,683,765 6,950,513 7,229,660 23,752,298 24,977,675
Incidental ......... ..... 5,154,122 5,399,32 7,0,122 7,791,287 6,299,410 5,98,210 7,435,324 ,87299 2, 44 950 2,973,178 16,179, 684 16,94568
Joint facility-Cr ................... 1,93,366 1,417185 1,690.155 1,513,81 768,828 996,110 2,239,358 2, 49,773 506,_o 557,403 3,51,626 003286
Joint facility-Dr................ 189,953 179,015 209,862 204,054 232,538 367,219 1,04*,029 1,181,958 16,758 20,621 1,293,325 1,569,798
Railway operating revenues.....------ 356,510,913 346,893,806 536,083,419 511,895,264 334,808,454 319,401,911 471,339,323 507,376,002 229,628,752 210,303,208 1,035,776,529 1,067,081,121
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures 110,99.514 47,366 ,1 58, ,253 64,884,878 39,587,004 :,625,801 49,898,906 54:31074 3.,975,o024 3,55,918 120,460,934 134,102,793
Maintenance of equipment.. .......... 71,16,24 7, 103 93 10979507 6,525,1 67,331,o 89446,694 96,482606 4415898 44,195,615 197 288 3 208009291
Traffic ...........11,5 559 13,16,25 148 ,106 -1 ,8 9,84.0 -,i,649 14 991 16,850956 9; 864 10 16313 3 319595 3813,216,25191 918
Transportation ......... .........- ...... 25,788,209 133,111,98 165 ,61 17 86 121516612 2981 60 163 6,596 180,020,122 77 ,57 85 4 36237755 395,319 476
Miscellaneous operations --- ..... 2,02-4,8714 8355 2, 1, 8 14 ,1992, 606,91 14 ,1 783 5;886,2-58 1 229,358 1 53207 8 2063 256
General..........---................................ 18,099,862 22,3722 24,611,416 15,261977 16,260723 23,95,620 25723961 13,170,235 4, 47 52377832 56 31
Transportation for investment-Cr.. 218,677 185,048 291,861 280,090 327,642 873,2 46162 845,779 539,187 53.293 1:334991 2253,524
Railway operating expenses ..- ..... 267,671,053 289,135,531 367,554,063 385,994,237 251,539,741 274,943,742 345,593,428 379,049,398 176,559,739 186,186,901 773,692,908 810,180,041
Net revenue from railway operations ..- .....--. 88,839,860 57,75,275 168,529, 56 125,901,027 83268,715 44,458,169 125,75,89 128,326,604 53,069013 511607 262,083,621 226,901,080
Railway tax accruals ........ -...-.--- ...... 27,8,248 30, 48 45,139, 52 47,640,097 32,29,44 4 624 637 ,5 702,850 8078 1,028 972 9428 6 10235659
Uncollectible railway revenues .....107,241 26, 126,083 150,920 2019 118841 69 0 91232909 171,054 129533 525 3728
Railway operating income-.--.---- ... 61,647,371 27,057,736 123,264,021 78,110,010 50,917,230 9,714,691 80,015,271 78,499,845 36,410,881 35,957,802 167,343,382 124,172,338
Equipment rents-Dr. balance --.....- .................. 6,378,971 5,193, 411 3,978,916 ,187,81 8,471,40 9,175,078 13,385, 15,299,000 12,0508 11,385,072 33,908,144 35,59,10
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance ............ ......... 2,205,941 93,094 3,674,882 3,381,259 3,537,562 3,581,438 4,760,284 14:,809:421 3:370,203 3,260,802 97,668,09 1651661
Net railway operating income...........- 53,062,459 19,925,231 115,610,223 71,540,910 38,908,188 a .04l.g2 61,869,541 58,391,424 20,989,170 21,311,928 121,766,899 76,661,527
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) .. 75.08 83.35 68.56 75.40 75.13 86.08 73.32 74.71 76.89 77.48 74.70 78.74
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
c/ Includes $14,458,731 sleeping and parlor car surobarge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items.
8/ Includes $16,953,532 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.





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UNIV. OF L'.
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


Statement No. M-100
IE'CE.MBER, 1933


BUREAU OF STATISTICS


OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 ('las I I team railways


FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1933 AND 1932


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Fatern Region b/ Eastern D)tmnct 'Pouahlnta. Iegion
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated..... 239,856.01 241,464.28 7,181.39 7,271.77 26,936.21 27,155.29 25,178.49 25,225.15 59,296.09 59,652..1 6,042.72 6,104.17

Renuesht 91,666,980 188,093,70 7.189,8 7490,718 37,439,261 38,209,001 $, 8$36,974,878 882,158,689 $82,674.597 13,772.504 814.457,068
eigng 29311656 30,202807 w. 2 6, 352 7,021.773 7,152,611 7,957,08 7,764.399 17,962,271 17,833,356 539,629 506,106
Passenger .. ..0... -621 9681 ,137 811 1.52.4,69 1,626,981 1,602,662 1.699,881 ,58,492 3,820,67 24.39 23 ,103
Express 222 4,227 4 2 851 68.3107 665,701 597,714 .50679 1,566,77 87,985 9,559
A.1 other transportation 5,86, 5,31,744 380,792 442,021 16756 195158 94,44 934,912 333,004,606 ,62,091 122,153 130,761
ndenal 4491 241 421,158,685 989, 1,228,912 2,449,255 2,816,734 195,959 198,184
Joint fa ity- Cr ..... 12 70905 7717 79, 58,911 5.912 86,758 78,558 222,826 212,520 18,12 7,754
Joint facility-Dr ......08 210:942 i 1127 38403 44,338 6,822 6,764 46,344 52,229 12 1
Railway operating revenues-.... 245,329,548 243,346.573 11,742,161 12,061,813 49,361,402 50,900,217 49,772,911 49,272,490 110,876,474 112.234,520 14,978,956 15,625,541
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures-..... 23,039,842 21,227,046 128,626 1045, 67 4,368,964 3,520,268 3,740,543 4,138,566 9.438,133 8,704,201 1,210,615 1,180,389
Maintenance of equipment ..50, ,77.. 50 ,10o 2 40o 1.7.324 11, .364 1,888.7 10236,978 10,627,162 2, ,82 24, 7,269 2,950,73 2,846,678
Traffic 7,2,667 7, ,291 1 459 1 1,029 1,295,8665 1,271,31 15,19 ,939 1,199,07 ,661,263 2,661, 440 296,858 285,1o80
Transiportation 92,69, 92, ,626 4,66089 4,4004 19451:224 19, 52 195,953 18,61,09 43,65 66 3,603,412 ,63 ,972
Miscellaneous operations. 2,16-,143 2,-57 149,569 125,991 468 86 472,617 522,139 476,557 1,10,57 1,07,165315
Goener os op i12,177 ,57 12 099A 536 9 5?30 2,382:422 2, ,W 2,,87:62 2,50508 5,406976 5474415 52,8256 532,:7
Transportation for investment--Cr ....... 438:J 29,508 3.596 8,486 66,963 44,746 59,057 57,343 129,616 120,575 4,436 1,761
Railway operating expenses-_- ... 17,081,366 186,039,882 8,989,359 8,374,361 38,900,744 38,983,407 37,665,117 37,867,596 85,555,220 85,225,364 8,633.423 8,552,897
Net revenue from railway operations ........... 58,248,182 57,306,691 2,752,02 3,67452 10,460,658 11,916,810 12,107 4 U404 4 25,212 27,009,156 6,34,533 7 02,6
Railway tax ancruals.98._..............- -.2 98,4 748,:i ^*:3 3.,, 2 75 2 'Z ,',+., l 37, 7,P 7.3+6
Uncollectible railway revenues. 155,70 171,907 12, 26,637 24,709 74 46,05 105 6 7 7,356

Railway operating income 46,857,286 41,569,132 2,141,800 2,912,203 8,204,844 8,769,948 9,343,629 7,964,061 19,690,273 19,646,212 5,445,191 5,610,596
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .... 6,694,721 6,262,076 421,004 341 1,962, 1,,161, 9056,915 15462,932 761,577,819 266.125,71 1 2U5,2
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance .... 2,398,656 3,002,162 44:356 :N 668.042 1,1604 ,456,915 62, 1,569.313 2.82,822
Net railway operating income............ 37,763,879 32.304,894 1,276,440 2,100,674 5,574,358 5,727,949 7,664,oo6 I 6,056,898 14,534,804 13,885,521 5,585,602 5,808,035
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ......-76.26 76.45 76.56 69.43 78.81 76.59 75.67 76.85 77.16 7594. 57.64 54.74
Southern Region Southern Dstrict Northwestern Iegiln (Central \\'.-trn It1ghmn Sn.uth eterll th-,gn V,,tern l -tti
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated.. 39,537.36 -39,798.41 45,580.08 45,902.58 48,555.19 48,809.31 53,540.81 53,936.68 32,883.84 33,163.50 134,979.84 135,909.49
Revenues:
Freight 5, 6 $249,785,615 39,322,0 39,242, 21287.20,012,544 32,212,453 17,666 $16,24566 7015,411 9 66 75,79
Passenger------ ,440 1,287,534 1,366,59 2, 91 2, 1 785,182 015 ,210,626 4 4,52
Express ... 698,076 2669 6 1 891,11 919,7 377,967 .,119 1,791,7 1,867,61
All other transportation 92 1021 | 1 710 710.90 7 4997 4,16 2,014,7,4 1,979,701
o54j,: o 2 1 36 198 40,3 12
Incidental 1-.... 2r ,7oatpn- 4 396,620 37,U 71:,,187 724,986 2,l1978 24o,6o 1 2,7014 1. 49,
Joint facility-Cr e..... -e-- -,- 29 4 267 209292,27 72 2,2070 24675 4 47.283 76 2 77 0?
Joint facility-Dr ........... 13,151 16,711 113968,7 22,557 19,7 100.509 118,24 2,40 097 2, 1OO
Railway operating revenues-- 32,000,640 30,7,629 4,979,796 46,513.170 26,477,788 25,510,668 40,996,114 I 39,298.505 19999.376 19,789,710 87,473.278 84,598,883
nte f a and structures 3007,464 2,73,960 4,21,079 4,054,39 2,51,6 2,34,202 4,90,660 390,650 2,641,4 2,629,644 9,383,60 8,46,496
Maintenance of equipment 6,250706 ,949,23 9201,39 8795916 5,429 ,64 5,768,300 8,578,682 7 65,6759 35,852,186 3,840,757 17,680,510 17,284,625
Transportation. -*........ ...- 11,521.1 11,650,460 15,124,900 15.265.432 11,260,154 11,0o33,414 15,145,251 15,491,901 7,183.859 7.524,40 33,589,264 34,049,745
Miscelaneous operations --- 207 397 202:09 240,612 2701 205,401 196,549 466,162 4,064 125,192 11,752 798,755 770,589
Transportation forinvesent-Cr. 502 25,46 5,697 27,7 16,478 6,642 170 67,92 6921 254,51

Railway operating expenses .......... 23,563,127 23,244,296 32,196,550 31,797,193 21,735,180 21,716,005 31,736,915 31,098,727 15,857,501 16,202,593 69,329,596 69,017,325
Net revenue from railway operations. 6,437,3 7,643,333 14,763,246 14,715,977 4,742,608 3,794,663 9,259,199 8,199,778 4,141,875 3..57117 18,143, 682 15,581,558
Railway tax accruals ...... .... 1,173,442 i,216,34 2,069,997 2,6,03, 1,074,163 1,832,275 1,563,307 3,035,988 942,6 774,617 3,580,173 5,642,480
Uncollectible railway revenues .............. 33,367 23,035 37,174 30,391 9,263 9,270 43,965 14,837 19,345 I I?,203 72,571 3 56,310
Railway operating income. ......... 7,230,884 6,409,956 12,676,075 12,020,552 3,659,162 1,953,118 7,651,927 5,148,953 3,179,849 2,800,297 14,490,018 i 9,902,368
Equipment rents-Dr. balance __- 500,794 359,263 234,667 36,564 7,22 6 71,68 1.104,4 97,28 1,032,324 01,001,000 2,875,898 2,647,66
Jont facility rent-Dr. balance... ...... 119,522 173:335 25,238 29,575 192,3 27,147 221,22 19 170,074 51,767 584,135 520,7

Net railway operating income__ 6,610,568 5,877,35 12,196,170 11,685,393 2,729,099 1,011,603 6,326,355 3,976,847 1,977,451 1,745,530 11,032,905 6,73,980
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent)... 73.63 75.25 68.53 68.36 62.09 85.13 77.41 79.13 79.29 81.67 79.26 6 1.56


* Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January.
g/ Does not include Boston & Albany. the revenues and expenses of which are
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are
SIncludes $817472 oleepr and parlor oar suroharge.
g/ Deficit or other reverse Items.
2/ Inoludes 11,408,372 sleeplag and parlor car surcharge.


1933, included switching and torminnl companies.
included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.


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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 149 monthly reports of revenues and expenses representing 150 Class I steam railways

FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER, 1933 AND 1932


DECEMBER, 1933


United States New England Region a/ Great Lakes Region Central Eastern Region b/ Eastern District Pocahontas Region
Itenm
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated ... ................ 240,743.93 241,672.59 7,229.21 7,286.18 27,002.44 27,197.31 25,223.32 25,225.86 59,454.97 59,709.35 6,092.22 6,133.24
Revenues:
Freight---O.--.--- 21--1--- 86,-------------------------- 4 8 61I,18,2 66,6,
Passenger_--- .- 9 ,75- 19,6 417,,80 223,130,115 4.95. 6 6, 1, 91 132
Mail .....................971 711 4 579 845 87 19 15 052 1 ,278 452 16 173 19 1, 298,023 35.929,56 38,452,994 2,558,,487 267,49
Express. -------45639962 53,983,306 2 711,539 3,096 788 9 35 11, 026636 7,970,754 9,399210 19867228 2522634 1097,863 1280,134
All other transportation ..... ... 71,0 656 78,065,884 5,o36,042 6,209 234 22,89:9 1 26,11 883 12,353,342 1 16, 488 39,578,1480 4,141,605 1,935,296 1,0,166
Incidental 57,76644 63,307000 4.30,320 4757486 12,41,619 14076,418 142213 17,741464 31,9.152 3575 21,959 2,590129
Joint facility-Cr 8 2 8C979:452 1931754 1,097 505 650,997 698,580 1 124,502 1,169 386 2,712,253 2,96541 214921 79
Joint facility-Dr 0 ,---. ...-.. 09,5727 11,2275 827 497,369 619,199 109,958 100689 618,554 728162 21,154 2733
Railway operating revenues....--.-.....- 3,095,446,190 3,126,889,091 140,109,285 152,775,852 612,429,118 627,172,122 636.594,765 636,852,679 1,389,133,168 1,416,800,653 194.,551,462 180,626,999
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures --. -- 322,335,022 351,220 552 17,383,343 20351,733 59,614,946 6,743,839 52,429,87 53,614,464 129,428,126 139,710,036 19,15 18,69
Maintenance of equipment 598,70 4,69 618,944.243 23 087,313 23,813 411 127,206,903 13 ,73,83 120,180,368 122,37,656 270,474,584 2 874,904 35,653,802 31,
Traffic... .......... 8, 5 207 96,230852 214138 2,521101 15,675,958 17, 6 558 14,215, 506 16, 576 32,33,102 36,635,235 3 560 3.519
Transportation... .... ....... ....... 1,07800 535 1,157 5 52226,891 56567269 226,625,95 23,371,6 222,617,10 23,766,913 501,70,255 59,705,828 43, 43,971
Miscellaneous operations 6 27 1 598 1708 502038 ,8750 595106 6259729 1185,72 517,5 423,028 4401
General.......... ................ 1 15 579 607999 6 53185 27052 7 2893621 29 13841 31,891028 62267,027 6,5 900 70 1
Transportation for investmentCr ........... .........63 39246397912 39692 38, 2062 646927 1,021,738 1,013,203 182923
Railway operating expenses .---- 2,249,318,750 2,403,543,795 102,368,870 111,453,282 460,847,322 495,780,089 443,329,441 469,321,628 1,006,545,633 1,076,554,999 108,516,433 105,411,603
Net revenue from railway operations------ 846,127,40 72345296 37,740,15 41,322,570 151,81,96 13192,3 193,26524 167 1,51 ,25,6 86,35,29 75215,6
Railway tax accruals ..r--evenu............----. --- 2o49?039,965 275 1718 9,1 55 10,035 73 7 79 56 ,228,515 5273,461 04,6 6,0 9 18520, 1
Uncollectible railway revenues..... .. 1208:372 1,027,418 5083 37,4 6832 227,99 200,733 171,591 520,01437,51 2 29 32,085
Railway operating income ..-- 595,379,103 447,146,018 28,511,026 31,249,163 104,257,685 77,115,588 144,835,976 114,575.999 277,604,687 222,940,750 67,061,841 56,662,870
Equipment rents-Dr. balance........................... 85,029,433 85,162,856 4,639,306 4,545,973 22,679,351 22,257,245 16,714,861 16,628,410 44,033,518 43,431,628 d 2666,182 d 2.328.249
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance-------- ...... 35,980,232 35,665,226 4:878s,944 5,199,767 8,117,151 8,445,676 6,811,833 6,167,811 19,807,928 19,813,254 11594,3 57 1567,405
Net railway operating income ----. 474,369,438 326,317,936 18,992,776 21,503,423 73,461,183 46,412,667 121,309,282 91,779.778 213,763,241 159,695,868 68,133,366 57,423,714
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) 72.67 76.87 73.06 72.95 75.25 79.05 69.644 73.69 72.46 75.98 55.78 58.36

Southern Region Southern District Northwestern Region Central Western Region Southwestern Region Western District
Item
1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932 1933 1932

Average number of miles operated---............... 39,627.59 39,919.23 45,719.81 46,052.47 48,722.45 48,805.54 53,820.05 53,913.26 33,026.65 33,191.97 135,569.15 135,910.77
Revenues:
Freight ...-...... .......--------------.........-- .......--- ....-- $322,024,698 $307,345,698 $503,273,133 1 $473,963,410 $300,828,2 6 $280,301,106 $4I,12,4.631t4 t433,146,56 $213,218,682 $217,405,451 $927,171,752 930,853,124
Passenger ................ ...... ....... 33,:455,224 36,8 321 38,850,879 42 84, 334 26,621,44 29,399,009 5, 85,899 61,582,096 13,974,999 18,149,749 93,82,341 109,12485
Mail --.. .... 13,228,573 13,740, O6 15 787 060 16,357,515 12, 26, 50 1 ,120,20 19,609,933 20,794,773 8,217,397 8,1436,199 40153,830 42,351,202
Express............................. 7592929 7,750 72 890792 ,0,876 3269 6,133,62 8 7,397 10, 3 ,71,8 ,533, 12 2129
All other transportation ... 22,6 ,898708 6,58,142 36,874 75,116 9,792,551 768,036 9,392 7,523491 7,772,106 25,766,643 26,95 05
Incidental 5,648144 5,846392 8,270103 8:436,521 6,696,00 582,015 8,148,511 9599285 2,687,148 3,13811 17,531,89 18,29,111
Joint facility-Cr .------. 1,7142,443 1,531 284 1,957,364 1, 35,663 8 1,115 1,070,942 265,565 2,696,527 553,723 610,849 3,880,403 4,378,318
Joint facility-Dr .......-- ....... ... 203,1 195726 224,258 222759 255,095 86,916 14,538 1,300,172 19,160 22,718 118,793 1,709,806
Railway operating revenues --...--_ 388,511,753 377,781,435 583,063,215 558,408,434 361,286,242 314,912,579 512,335.437 546,674,507 249,628,128 260,092,918 1,123,249,807 1,151,680,00o
Expenses:
Maintenance of way and structures ---- 43,906,978 50.239,975 63,062,332 68,939,227 42,138,590 50,97.,003 54,089,566 58,421,724 33,616,8 3,17 562 129,84,564 14 2,571,2
Maintenance of equipment .. ..... 77 407,130 81 091,351 113,O60,932 112,775, 23 69,015,493 73,099,370 97,985,376 104,158,174 48,168,O84 48,036,372 215,168,953 225,293 916
Traffic 12,676409 14,229,438 16,240 814 17,7149212 10,723,005 12,173,219 16,287,130 18,294,136 10,540,156 11,379,050 3,559,291 41,806,405
Transportation .. .137309697 144 76240 180,71261 188,73 4296 132 76 6 140 ,847,77 178201,847 195,512,02 84,98,466 93,009,424 3996019 429,369,221
Miscellaneous operations 32 2, 2286,4 21299 3 ,835 30 2 59 16?:01535 0 6 Z905 645
elne 2:22271 2 4 2:64,299 3,27 2,40,600 2,80,140 30,945 6,40,540 5,10 5,65, 9 9,005,095 10,795,645
General 1719, 80713 24, 533 2676 4 16 62587 17692,335 26,094,751 28, 23,24 14,359,746 15,740,651 57,79084 61456,110
Transportation for investment-Cr-.- 268,938 210,524 4655 307,327 3 120 930, 63272 601602 110 603,524 ,589502 2,135220
Railway operating expenses .--. 291,234,180 312,379,827 399,750,613 417,791,430 273,274,921 296,659,747 377330,34O,3 410,148,125 192,417,240 202,389,494 843,022,504 909,197,366
Net revenue from railway operations ...........- 97,277,573 65,401,608 183,312,602 140,617,004 88,011,321 48,252,832 135,005,0 136,526,382 57,210,888 57,70,1424 280,227,303 242,482,638
Railway tax accruals..............28,25890 31,784,690 47,209,249 50,305,131 33,313,547 36, 56,912 47,124,41 52,738.8a 17,429,761 18,8p0,582 97,867,869 107,999,339
Uncollectible railway revenues....----- 140628 149226 163,257 181,311 121,282 128,111 213,k35 1 6 190,397 141,736 525,114 408,593
Railway operating income.-..- .-- 68,878,255 33,467,692 135,940,096 90,130,562 54,576,392 11,667,809 87,667,198 83,648,798 39.590,730 38,758,099 181,834,320 134,074,706
Equipment rents-Dr. balance .... ...........-.....--. 6,879,765 5,552,674 4,213,583 3,224,425 9,208,709 9,846,446 14,489,791 16,272,285 13,083,832 12,388,072 36,782,332 38,506,803
Joint facility rent-Dr. balance. ------ 2,325,463 2,112,171 3,920,120 3,679,576 3,730.,396 3.851,585 4,981,511 5,008,242 3,540,277 3,312,569 12,252,184 12,172,396
Net railway operating income. 59,673,027 25,802,847 127,806,393 83,226,561 41,637,287 d 2.030.222 68,195,896 62,368,271 22,966,621 23,057,458 132,799,804 83,395,507
Ratio of expenses to revenues (per cent) ..... 74.96 82.69 68.56 74.82 75.64 86.01 73.65 75.03 77.08 77.81 75.05 78.95
Excludes switching and terminal companies. Statements prior to January, 1933, included switching and terminal companies.
a/ Does not include Boston & Albany, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
b/ Does not include Big Four Lines, the revenues and expenses of which are included with New York Central returns in Great Lakes Region.
c/ Includes $15,276,203 sleeping and parlor oar surcharge.
d/ Deficit or other reverse items.
9/ Inoludee $18,361,904 sleeping and parlor oar uroharge. i82230.o u.s. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : t34




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