Operating statistics of large steam railways - 1956

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Title:
Operating statistics of large steam railways - 1956
Series Title:
Statement ;
Physical Description:
v. : ; 28-45 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O.
Place of Publication:
Washington
Creation Date:
1956
Frequency:
monthly
regular

Subjects

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

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
Sept. 1927-Nov. 1956.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Compares the monthly selected items for current year with that of the preceding year.
Issuing Body:
Sept. 1927-Apr. 1942 issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics; May 1942-Nov. 1956 issued by the Commission's Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
General Note:
Title from caption.
Statement of Responsibility:
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 18605848
lccn - sn 88029196
Classification:
lcc - HE2713 .Un3
ddc - 385.0973 fU56os
System ID:
AA00000585:00006

Related Items

Preceded by:
Operating statistics of large steam roads
Succeeded by:
Operating statistics of large railways

Full Text

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Subject to revision 31262088550792 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION I Statement No. M-200
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS A t



rating Statistics of Large Steam RailwaysSelected Items for the Month of JANUARY 1956 ComparedS. with JANUAY 195

I .\Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of JANUARY 1956 Compared with JANUARY 1955 ......


FREIGHT SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gross Gross
Son line ton-miles ton-miles Net Net Net Percent Locomo-
Region, rad, and yearPer- Gross Net Servieable Per- per per ton- ton-m ton- ls NmilesT amile Passenger- Patei-vs--
Region, road, and year Trin- Per- ent Net serviceble Un- cent Percent -train-our, train-mile, miles miles n n mile e -e mil pes Passe nger- serme- l mles
Train- P Loaded Empty Per- sent se----rv- un- un- excluding excluding per oper per p er maiepofr traLp ]oromo- mal" train ca mrper abletof t Pe
Light (thou- (hou- ent bound Includi Excluding Revenue Not ce- ee Home Foreign Total service loomo- locomo- train- oaded r- ad he locomo- car-milears per total loomo-
Ssands) sands) loaded t of locomotives locomotives and non- red able ie- able tives and tives and mile car day day day e- locomo- tive
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders tive day
(1) (2) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)


New England Region:
Boston & Maine .............. 1956
1955

N. Y., New H. & Hartford. .. 1956
1955
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson ........... 1956
1955

Del., Lack. & Western ....... 1956
1955

Erie ........................ 1956
1955

Grand Trunk Western ......... 1956
1955

Lehigh YVlley ............... 1956
1955

New York Central.............. 1956
1955

New York, Cil. & 8t. Louis .. 1956
1955

Pitts. & Lake Erie .......... 1956
1955

Wabash ...................... 1956
1955
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ........... 1956
1955

Besseaer & Lake Erie #.......1956
1955

Central RR Co. of New Jersey. 1956
1955

Chicago & Eastern Ill. ...... 1956
1955

Elgin, Joliet & Eastern L/ .. 1956
1955

Long Island ............... 1956
1955

Pennisylvania System.......... 1956


Reapdng ....... ........ ...... 1956
1955

Western Maryland ............ 1956
1955
Pooahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ............1956
1955

Norfolk & Western ........... 1956
1955
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1956
1955

Central of Georgia. ..........1956
1955

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. .... 1956
1955

Oulf, Mobile & Ohio..........1956
1955

Illinoise Centr.l ............1956
1955

Louleville & Mashville ...... 1956
1955


1,562
1,564

1,746
1.746

792
792

962
96."
2,225
2.224

951
952
1,137
1,142

10.661
10,661

2,154
2.155

221
221

'2,381.
2.381
2,381

5.910
6,077

208
208

613
613
868
868

236
236

345
345
9,892
9,892

1,305
1,304

846
847

5,067
5,063
2.103
2,110

5.278
5.334

1.731
1.731
336
336

2,717
2,717

6.531
6.539
4.,714
4.715


259.518
239.688

283,63?
263,439

189,894
185,736
310.750
277.818
580.684
530,698

301,272
256,488
216,484
204,060

2,681,753
2,506,501

757,026
699.537
70,920
58,876

531.737
515,468

1,721,832
1,435.906
40,584
30,050

129,399
122,310
139,041
139,978

95.225
75.758
23.184
23,014

3,016,340
2,676,017

388,141
334,457

179,400
149,041

1,621,402
1.329,502

804,167
649,917

902,201
846,869

198,107?
188,667

152,574
151.123

278.941
274,239

1,255,160
1,240,748

949,453
859.790


266.376
245.546

283.657
263,521

195.938
191,342

327,.329
292.897
587.080
536.,692

307,438
262,032

220,685
207,522

2,79 .567
2,544.734

777.792
720.433

71,328
58,936

533,332
517,267

1,916,433
1,560,886

40.853
30,396

130,255
123,209

139.041
139.978

95.589
76,293
24,441
24,276

3,202,665
2,842,705

391.731
337,755

188.623
154,184

1,651,957
1,349,799

870,088
694,376

902,207
846,869

198,132
188,692

152.5?4
151.123

278.,941
274,239

1,256,890
1,242,929

956.730
865,107


12.296
9.591

15.645
20,655

7,816
10,346

28.346
21,034

19,540
15,997

2,365
2.117
10,231
6,042

127,783
103.969

8,201
6.445



6,088
6,649

172,595
128.536

56
44

6,294
5,214
3,278
3,734
48

4.700
3,212

234.,121
192,082

14,700
12,267

12,578
8,595
56,103
40,111

81,612
55,023
10,069
8.893

1.771
2,049

812
625

342
204

37.596
40.379
20.221
17,093


10,189
9,145

11.711
10,733
10,505
8.791

12,734
11,843

31.689
29,079

9.173
8,380
10,616
9.869

103,884
97,041

31,273
27.187
2,936
2,470

23,509
22,601

64,120
56,139
1,510
1,224

5,123
4,494
5,772
6,239

2.996
2,446

237
229

124.576
110,666
15,248
12,135

7.273
5,359
64,980
54,023

37,114
29,878

28,863
26,375

8,023
7.751
9.864
9.479
16,116
14.873

51.159
48,943

34,9 4
32,497


5.521
5,233

5,742
5,470
4,601
5.147
6,083
6,685
14,.986
13.628

6,235
6,135

5,190
5.538
72,661
69,205

17,499
16,741

1,807
1.651

12,381
12,191

44.964
37.601
054
444

2,560
2,678
3,402
3.386

1,747
1,431
203
193

70,577
70,300

9,386
8.667
4.654
3,554

50,977
40.449

27.310
21,777

20,218
19,746
3,663
3.568

4.600
5.035

7,578
7.013

30,822
28.788

21,325
20.009


51.3
52.5
50.1
51.6

52.0
51.2

48.8
49.7
49.2
49.6

50.5
49.9
53.2
52.2

47.8
48.4

50.1
49.0

48.7

50.o0
49.9

50.2
50.4

54.8
49.5

52.7
52.8

48.5
51.2

52.3
52.9

49.5
50.5
50.0
49.8

53.1
51.5

51.2
50.4

50.1
49.6

49.7
50.6

50.1
50.8

51.0
52.3
52.2
51.4

51.7
51.3

50.7
50.1

49.0
50.1


751,081
672,211

812,813
751.302
801,853
701,695

933,541
890,104
2.181,299
1.977,518

749.933
681.376

789.301
731,210

8,330.949
7,720,722
2,445.870
2.148.968

273,961
240,413

1.683,694
1,587.711
5,941.532
4,772.762

172,675
137,471
422,698
374.893
471,224
469,142

261,659
209,475
20.666
20,104

9,917,560
8,866,091

1.341,187
1,110,663

692,712
502,295

6,219.560
4.975,751

3.980,524
3.131.686
2,441,674
2,172.766

616.244
582,415

665,766
659.131
1.221.677
1.100,984

4,131,872
3.841.388

2,905,777
2,676,059


676,221
603,950

730.335
669,201

733.579
634,281

843,531
797.731
1.970,.380
1.786.607

675.594
616,320
721,412
668.422

7,653.335
7,043,787
2,204,081
1,922,106

257,089
224.197

1,548,815
1,458,217

5.337.025
4 .270.475

156,592
126,708

387,814
343,028
437,514
437.303

244,766
195,915
17,171
16.603

8,949,410
7.986.140

1.243,166
1,018,548

628.507
450,187

5.735,153
4,578,196

3,527.775
2,774,442

2,183.528
1,943,277
555.,126
527,544

601,744
589,872
1,120,946
1.005,858

3,782,943
3.493,103

2,647.840
2,441,418


269.725
235.772

295.443
266,647

384,922
314,337

369,017
336.275
793,092
712,802

281,292
243,650

335.629
292,866

3.350.711
2,960,438

974,440
826,094

152,820
133,424

611,601
551.744
2,546,464
1.962,181

96.507
84,305
208,181
175.808
215,640
226,996

132,446
106,709

7.207
7,044

4,109.081
3,541,.547

697.664
519,462

352,827
244,092

3.158,127
2,496,553

1.943,905
1.496.127

968.152
844,659

271,016
253.007

258,255
245,184

538,027
468,777

1,778.687
1.588,.07

1,355.164
1,224.919


1,698
2,846

2,141
3,116

2,059
7,271
4,172
7,983

7,113
11,254

4,043
4,102
8.193
lo,046

52,692
78,429

7.365
9,421

2,937
10,592

8.915
8,888

42,193
58.451

3,698
6,575

2.448
5.771
2,368
2.793

6,727
8,130

4

95.930
116,649

11,632
21,101
4,.795
8,332
45,124
56,148

32,937
38,175
18.316
21,568

2,420
3.566

326
659

5,035
6,489

23,792
29.079
26,938
35.372


9,053
7,407
18.002
12.913

5,502
3,879
11,807
9,452

19.675
14,739

10,266
8.435
7.792
6.633

L00,970
74,050

18,206
13,851

9.188
4.703

9.390
10,530

50,470
36,741
1,054
590
10,906
9.021
3,602
2.734

11.021
6,608
3,864
3,126

96,527
87,160

24,165
13,187
6,154
2,242

30,275
25.737

11,108
6,440

19,005
14,743

6.901
5.538
4,914
5.929
11.058
8,508

27.129
20.992

15,404
11.880


10,751
10.253

20,143
16,029

7,561
11.150

15.979
17,435
26,788
25.993

14,.309
12.537

15,985
16,679

153,662
152,479

25.571
23,272

12,125
15,295
18,305
19,418

92,663
95.192
4,752
7.,165

13.354
14.792

5.970
5.527

17,748
14,738

3,864
3.130

192,457
203,809

35.797
34,288
10.949
10,574

75,399
81,885

44,045
44,615

37.321
36,311

9.321
9,104

5,240
6.588

16,093
14.997

50.921
50,071

42.342
47,252


4.7
5.6

2.0
3.5
4.7
7.5
2.8
3.0

3.7
5.4

6.8
5.8

5.9
3.7
3.4
8.2
5.8
8.5

5.4
9.3
4.3
7.3
6.0
14.5

21.7
20.9

6.6
11.9
7.8
7.2

5.1
9.2

.2
.3

8.0
14.6

3.5
6.3
2.3
2.2
1.3
4.9
1.6
2.1

4.4
3.4

3.5
4.7

6.9
5.3
2.9
2.9

2.3
2.5

3.0
4.4


40,867
40,111

41,379
44,300

68.540
63.728

48,125
53.090
64.584
66,178

50,089
52,217
70,251
68,902

49,553
50.755

50,905
50,805

53.717
56,615

63.848
64,036

47,960
48.254

65.492
60,597

44,301
40,890
56.027
55.488

22,929
23,251

4.929
5.676

52.049
54,022
48,799
46,953
46,508
45.354
66,852
65.510

73.119
73.753
45.294
41,199
48,966
49.928
92,804
90,139
76,840
75.154

49.764
48,474

49,131
50,602


2,613
2.525

2.575
2,540

3,880
3.434

2,750
2,915
3,425
3.97
2,266
2,420

3.365
3.298

2.897
2,851

2.971
2,792
3,643
3,842

2,924
2,845

3,149
3,007
4,054
4,406

3,125
2,917
3,160
3,135
2,710
2,712

762
741

3,046
3,060

3,203
3.047
3.586
3.075

3.56Z
3,462
4,513
4,416

2,431
2.303
2,808
2,803

3.960
3,909
4,025
3.673

3.059
2,849
2,796
2,847


26.5
25.8

25.2
24.8

36.6
35.4
29.0
28.4

25.0
24.5

30.7
29.1
31.6
29.7

32.3
30.5

31.2
30.4

52.1
54.0

26.0
24.4

39.7
35.0

63.9
68.9

40.6
39.1

37.4
36.4

44.2
43.6

30.4
30.8

33.0
32.0

45.8
42.8
48.5
45.5

48.6
46.2

52.4
50.1

33.6
32.0

33.8
32.6

26.2
25.9

33.4
31.5
34.8
32.4

38.8
37.7


5.570
4,863

5.458
4,926

15,678
12,803

12,374
11,276

11.498
10,339

9.541
8.256

9,522
8,273

10.139
8.958

14.593
12.366

22.306
19.475

8.286
7.475

13.899
10,416

14.967
13,075

10,955
9,.252
8,014
8,435

18,104
14,586

674
659
13.400
11,549

17,245
12,850

13.453
9.296

20,106
15.906

29,818
22.873

5.918
5.108

5,051
4.715
24.794
23,539

6.388
5.566
8,785
7.834
9.273
8.380


151.5
121.7

111.0
122.3

178.3
162.6

199.2
173.2
133.1
122.1

144.0
117.4
238.2
215.6

153.6
122.2

142.5
122.2

167.2
100.6

176.0
173.4

132.0
98.5

95.1
81.6

92.7
82.6
160.1
168.7
100.8
77.0
128.1
94.2

97.4
77.7
80.5
68.4
203.3
170.2

102.9
81.6

129.6
96.4

137.6
126.2

92.2
91.6

72.4
74.7

107.1
106.9

75.5
66.0

158.9
116.8


505,812
490.829

759,861
828.674

66.775
67.686

320,869
318,623
323,932
324,126

95,781
92,962
113.327
117,194

2,593.725
2,587,272

99.563
98,155
30.223
32.030

224,196
225,531

793,218
834,934


3.276
176,817
174,679

112,616
120,970



560,891
503,591
2,551,065
2,626,982

282,549
295,024
14,924
14,924

292,182
301,850

225,869
246,248

588,054
649,652
99.834
118,020

57.448
78,309
149,100
153.428
676,963
689.866

500.138
532.782


Z.604,775
2,744.293

6.146,634
6.351.918
476.012
507,938
2,251.467
2,199,740
2.569,997
2.490,822

910,409
857.338
923,158
1,019,219

28.707,370
28,723,016

752.956
717.093
186,654
191.606

1,876.855
1,846,690

6,911,632
7.130,837

6.552

1,057,171
1,038,041
989.621
1,090,323



4.099,147
3,965,131

30.491.639
32,022,830

1,393,426
1,494,626
32,284
34,372
2,562,376
2,666,627
2,027,272
2.0866.503

7,925.766
8,528,929

1.025,906
1,013,726
763.591
953.589
1,371.092
1,386.586

6,616,861
6,720,309

5.209,136
5.361,.414


34.1
33.8

38.1
38.9
33.6
34.8

33.9
33.9
39.2
39.2

37.4
37.5
44.0
41.0

39.3
39.6

41.1
41.6

37.6
37.9

42.2
41.7
42.2
41.4


28.2

30.4
30.4
43.1
43.8



27.6
26.6




33.0
24.1
23.0

35.9
36.0

36.7
36.6

45.2
44.4

41.7
42.1

39.9
40.8

43.2
42.6
S.o0
38.5

39.9
38.7


125
98

220
236

117
116

260
257
166
166

146
138
519
535

234
218

234
231

148
158

411
415
234
242

106

141
111l

326
290



133






129
216
184

114
133
242
242

300
189

213
212

362

202
239
66
82

224
227

482
365

380
405


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Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of JANUARY 1956 Compared with JANUARY 1955 -Continued

FRE IG HT SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gro Groe Ne Loomo- Percent Loomo-
on line ton-miles ton-miles NeNetet Cor- Net tiveu- p- tive

Region, road, and ye M r- Gros Net Serviseaible Per- per per ton- M lo miles miles miles Passenger- service
of read Train- Per- Grnt Un- ent Percent trainhour, train-mile, mies ee f aperTrain-mie trai ger-traina le
toperatedet b Including Excluding cevenPe Not un- Home Foreign Total "eluding un- d per r road per train lo mo- car-miles carsper t Im
Siat n(uneatdoaded bound I ncmludin Excluding Revenue Notito e Beprrie- tosmvs d mi--e c- malpr- day day hour tivetrai
helper sands) sands) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- toured Stored able ice- able tives and tive and mile day
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders mile day iveay
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)
Nashvilll, Chatt. & St. Louis 1956 1,043 176.080 1896 4.193 5.855 2.393 71.0 45.4 50.8 429.998 383.963 180.754 51 2 3.8 3.351 3.135 6.86 5.2 42.954 2.159 1.017 30.9 909 41.5 5.590 19.9 124.0 90.966 1.009.200 1.1 37.9 187
1955 1.043 172,436 00 4.411 5.789 2.435 70.4 41.3 49.6 417.828 375.066 174.752 49 4 7.5 4.070 2.904 6,974 3.1 44,.276 2.180 1,016 30.2 806 38.0 5.405 20.4 118.1 88,304 969,145 11.0 37.4 181
Seaboard Air Line ........... 1956 4.051 685.951 685.951 2.830 27.963 15,449 64.4 57.6 51.3 2.252.894 2,033.646 938,057 141 12 7.8 12.484 17.174 29.658 2.6. 55,658 3.033 1,399 33.5 1.036 48.0 7.470 18.8 172.4 54,841 5,679,637 11.2 12.5 3.9 512
1955 4,053 634.277 634.27 1.659 25.841 15.276 62.8 56.0 50.9 '2,063.461 1,864.827 831.989 138 10 6.8 14.653 12.735 27,388 2.8 54.750 2.963 1.331 32.2 953 47.1 6,622 18.6 163.8 514.955 5,670,118 11.1 12.1 43.4 497
Southern .................... 1956 6.259 97,765 937.825 13.595 45.018 22.301 66.8 57.6 50.3 3.335.049 2,974.941 1.369.071 280 3 1.1 14.745 25,917 40,662 3.0 54,772 3.185 1.466 30.4 1.078 53.1 7,056 17.3 119.4 645,656 6.508,076 10.1 3.3 35.1 35
1955 6,264 942,207 942,257 12.427 41,992 22.471 65.1 58.7 49.9 3.121.126 2,772.313 1,234.820 72 1 .4 18.560 22,963 41,523 .9 5,250 2.952 1.315 29.4 939 9.0 6.359 17.4 122.6 .696,307 6.704,006 9.6 2.7 34.8 311
Northwestern Region:
Ch. & North Western ........ 1956 7,810 692,496 694.434 8,71 30.131 15.1 66.1 57.7 49.7 2,228.581 2,040,212 903.930 138 14 32 17.4 15.387 29,956 45.345 5.3 53,693 2,997 1,328 30.0 665 33.5 3.734 18.2 134.3 682.566 5.158.022 7.6 22.7 37.8 188
1955 7,848 692.469 694.176 9,792 29.491 15.746 65.2 58.4 49.4 2.163.397 1,979,519 899,476 140 33 54 23.8 18.398 27,377 45,775 4.4 51,794 2,921 1,327 30.5 659 33.1 3.697 18.1 110.5 792,675 7.076.347 9.0 21.4 39.9 15
Chicago Great Western ....... 1956 1.47 137.159 137.159 192 8.180 3,477 70.2 57.3 50.7 604.496 543.905 251.945 28 5 15.2 1.562 4,002 5,564 3.6 74.394 3.968 1,841 30.8 1.438 66.5 5,656 18.8 139.9 66,101 265.894 4.0 14.3 32.5 306
1955 1.437 132,680 132.680 192 7.519 3,711 67.0 56.7 52.3 568,338 507,668 227,103 29 4 12.1 2,050 3,778 5.828 3.4 74.145 3.833 1.715 30.2 1.217 60.2 5.098 19.4 135.3 71.052 310,964 4.4 32.3 329
Ci.,ilw.,St.P.& Pacific ... 1956 10,633 965.939 91.171 18,793 41,655 24.346 63.1 57.9 50.4 3,177.569 2,888,213 1.269.549 271 7 14 4.8 29.945 32.081 62,026 6.0 56.452 2.996 1.318 30.5 663 34.5 3.852 18.9 119.9 71.614 7.300.733 9.6 10.0 44.5 354
1955 10,633 973.534 907,226 19.084 40,644 23,949 62.9 58.8 49.6 3.117.751 2.817.066 1.241.607 261 64 22 6.3 36.158 29.290 65.448 6.0 55.686 2.906 1.281 30.5 617 32.1 3.767 19,2 104.0 750.289 6.088.767 8.2 13.7 42.0 322
Chl.,St.P. inneapolls & Omaha l956 1,606 153,840 155.323 5.297 5.568 2,936 65.5 63.7 50.4 435.442 394,557 176.0?8 58 1 19 24.4 1,197 8.231 9.428 3.3 36,415 2.595 1.158 31.6 621 30.0 3.537 14.2 74.2 104.864 796.934 7.6 36.2 263
1955 1.606 164,114 165.313 4.685 5,484 2,936 65.1 63.1 49.6 425,836 384,23 157,633 58 1 21 26.3 1.186 7.527 8.713 5.2 34.287 2,364 969 28.7 621 33.2 3.166 14.6 75.0 106.820 820,880 7.7 20.0 37.1 232
Duluth, Miseabe & Iron Range. 1956 570 33,264 33.592 703 590 621 49.1 42.7 51.0 55,834 47,520 20.302 30 24 17 23.9 13,405 788 14,193 2.1 21.,69 1.513 647 34.4 45 2.7 1.149 15.2 19.2 7.688 7,688 1.0 29.0 4
1955 569 31.765 31.75 162 627 537 53.9 35.6 53.2 57.519 50,169 23.772 29 30 13 18.1 14,643 761 15.404 1.9 22,487 1,705 808 37.9 50 2.5 1.348 14.2 18.6 7.688 7.688 29.0 -
Great Northern .............. 1956 8.273 1,129,272 1.135.95 33.709 41,440 17.555 70.2 59.5 51.1 3.209,026 2.864,689 1,368.355 244 83 53 13.9 21,477 21,471 42.948 2.9 50,876 2.564 1,225 33.0 1,020 44.0 5,335 20.1 107.2 563,264 5.169.222 9.8 40.5 338
1955 8.288 1.064.200 1.070.,40 29.438 37,737 18.693 66.9 61.3 48.9 3.000,407 2,677.03 1.247.115 218 175 40 9.2 23,914 18,559 42,473 3.4 51,398 2533 1.,180 33.0 955 43.2 4,854 20.4 87.7 590.453 5.521.370 10.0 4.4 40.4 403
MinneapDolia,t.P.& S.St.Marie 1956 4,171 389.713 392.667 2,64 13,155 7.150 64.8 63.4 51.5 1.098.620 919.857 412,418 82 11 2 2.1 5,990 8.814 14,804 5.6 49,004 2,375 1.065 31.4 891 43.8 3.190 20.8 153.2 176.331 955.344 5.4 3.4 3.3 199
1955 4.171 374.441 376.433 2.861 11,860 5.732 67.4 65.2 53.8 968.034 789.902 359.800 91 2 28 23.1 7.462 7,486 14.948 5.8 44,685 2,124 967 30.3 764 37.3 2.783 21.2 111.3 175.457 982.025 5.6 27.9 32.8 30
Northern Pacio ............ 1956 6.569 863,371 879.774 24,613 33.945 17.344 66.1 59.6 49.0 2,630.870 2.338.142 1,054,184 243 49 54 15.6 18,684 19,377 38.061 5.4 53.663 2.718 1,225 31.1 895 43.6 5.177 19.8 89.4 462.937 4,05 10.0 7.1 39.3 302
1955 6,570 870.257 894.834 23.400 32.934 19.802 &t.5 62.0 47.7 2.676,068 2.354.232 1,029,610 279 24 55 15.4 21,634 16.1 37.795 5.3 5.751 2,727 1.192 31.3 896 45.9 5.055 19.9 88.3 473,051 4.062.318 9.6 9.4 38.6 251
Central Western Region:
Atch., Top. A S. Fe (lnol.
G.C.& S.F. and P. .F.)- 1956 13.12 2.459,407 2.573.509 62.8* 109,883 60.603 64.5 45.3 48.8 8.468.715 7,494.574 2,886,192 526 81 37 5.7 49.W1 32.128 81,719 3.6 73,288 3,060 1.178 26.3 1.104 65.2 7.094 24.1 140.0 1,796.747 20.512.033 11.9 4.2 49.3 82
1955 13.09A 2.219.057 2.320,142 49.745 102.292 58.086 63.8 44.6 48.2 7,766.531 6,863.041 2.573.925 508 89 40 6.3 57.924 30.367 88.291 3.7 73,654 3,102 1.163 25.2 929 57.9 6.339 23.8 126.7 1.799,605 19,99,.106 12.0 2.9 47.8 533
Chi., Burl. & Qunoy ........ 1956 8,772 1,064.909 1.057.901 27.786 47,814 24.553 66.1 57.9 49.8 3.594.267 3,218,556 1,401,423 207 28 46 16,4 20,261 23.366 43,627 3.9 64.434 3.028 1,318 29.3 1.026 53.0 5154 21.3 124.2 999.15 884,888 8.6 2.6 44.0 390
1955 8 82* 1,131,941 1.1286.81 34.194 45.493 23.711 65.7 57.5 48.7 3.388.587 3,020.198 1.318.358 251 49 0 11.8 23.456 21.502 44.958 2.9 56.906 2,675 1,168 29.0 942 49.5 4.820 21.3 117.0 1.007.921 8,304,569 8.6 6.4 43.9 380
Chi., Rook I. & Pacific... 1956 7580 922.513 923.691 1,608 37,158 23872 60.9 57.0 49.8 2.921.992 2.680,501 1.078.611 171 4 2.3 11.838 19.109 30,947 4.6 59,432 2,911 1,171 29.0 1,097 62.1 4,590 20.5 178.2 768,622 6,350,266 8.8 5.1 41.4 2
1955 7.907 882.695 876.660 1,474 34.792 21,923 61.3 55.1 50.0 2,698,304 2,477.021 1.007.845 166 9 5.1 14.,632 16,796 31,428 5.7 57,010 2.813 1,145 29.0 1.027 57.8 4.112 20.3 170.4 774,018 6.561.427 8.9 6.5 40.9 310
Denver R. G. Western ......1956 2.155 286.893 306.525 29,106 13,493 6,421 67.8 52.5 50.1 1,097,837 950,337 454,790 64 8 28 28.0 7.724 6.481 14,205 2.9 62,085 3.324 1.591 33.7 1.024 84.9 6.808 18.7 114.5 140,049 1,143,052 8.2 37.0 759
1955 2.165 281.920 300.677 31344 13.,129 3.610 70.1 55.2 53.2 1,058.328 916,712 443.608 60 45 22 17.3 8,036 5.974 14,010 3.7 60.891 3.257 1.576 33.8 1,019 43.0 6.610 18.7 86.6 139.493 1.098,584 7.9 14.3 36.7 56
Southern Pacifio ............ 1956 8,066 2.080.905 2,186,148 177,770 93.831 50,524 65.0 51.2 49.9 7,211.435 6,384.916 2,657.718 98 66 94 12.4 31.410 39,021 70,431 1.9 59,935 3.103 1,291 28.3 1.131 61.5 10.629 19.5 109.2 856.013 .1,901,074 14.0 8.7 41.0 288
1935 8.072 2,007.321 2.107,733 226,405 88,016 48.711 64.4 51.9 49.0 6,801,898 6.008,959 2.487,659 562 79 122 16.0 34,224 38,082 72,306 2.0 58.419 3.027 1,253 28.2 1,123 61.7 9.941 19.5 106.6 947.563 12.996.503 13.8 14.6 42.8 245
Union Pacific ............... 1956 9,805 2,292,031 2,339, 108.08 102.678 57.050 64.3 52.6 50.3 7.845.128 6,970.586 2.928,05 403 79 138 22.3 28.276 33,400 61,676 1.8 77.226 3.080 1,294 28.5 1,486 81.1 9,633 25.4 129.0 1,147,490 13,759.077 12.1 18.2 50.5 336
1955 9.813 2.286,211 2.333.87 106.557 101.099 52.793 65.7 52.7 49.7 7.512.812 6.673,394 2.787.153 392 251 127 16.5 33.747 30.654 64.401 2.8 80,095 2.957 1.235 27.6 1.410 77.8 9.162 27.4 103.9 1.205,494 14.430.863 12.2 24.2 50.3 316
Western Pacifio ............. 1956 1.190 219.917 227,640 17,290 9.266 4.329 68.2 37.6 47.5 729.695 639.508 296,256 43 1 2.3 2.337 5.187 7,524 1.0 67,338 2.939 1.361 32.0 1.245 57.1 8.031 23.2 182.4 79.925 704.923 10.8 7.3 528
1955 lb90 204,128 215.830 10,635 9.387 3.739 71.5 38.6 46.6 696,967 608.406 283,.544 39 3 2.507 2.917 5,424 2.5 77.336 3.002 1.399 30.2 1,668 77.2 7.686 25.9 177.0 82,609 697.169 11.5 49.2 474
Southwestern Region:
nternationa Northern*. 1956 1.104 141.145 141.145 46 5.813 3.506 62.4 43.2 45.3 486,221 441,794 198561 41 1 2.4 916 6,794 7.710 4.1 66.868 3.143 1.412 34.2 858 40.2 5.802 21.4 33.8 76.00 706.007 9.3 39.4 09
1955 1,104 136,610 136,-. 5,505 3,068 64.2 42.2 45.1 442.110 401.085 178,842 41 2 4.7 1,028 5,494 6,522 3.9 63,644 2.948 1.314 32.5 917 43.9 5,225 21.7 106.6 76,164 733,970 9.6 39.1 410
Kansas City Southern ........ 1956 886 156.105 156,156 312 8,630 4.007 68.3 49.0 46.8 685.167 618.938 286.278 25 2 7.4 894 6.270 7.164 1.1 83.844 3.992 1,847 33.2 1.267 55.9 10.423 21.1 217.1 118,932 790.338 6.7 44.6 481
1955 886 143.653 143.805 223 8.156 4.090 66.6 52.4 48.9 639.039 579,649 260,097 25 3 10.7 1.225 5,780 7.005 3.3 85,836 4,057 1,829 31.9 1,219 57.4 9,470 21.3 196.4 133.947 830.178 6.2 43.5 68
M.- Kane.- Texas Lines ..... 1956 3230 325.909 325,909 3,550 14,691 7,671 65.7 36.6 44.4 1.072,988 956.169 402.294 86 4.005 7,978 11,983 6.7 62.332 2944 1,238 27.4 1,166 64.8 4,018 21.2 132.2 207.350 1914,554 9.2 40.2 00
1955 3.229 355.221 355.221 3.953 13.945 7.868 63.9 36.0 44.9 1,009.176 904.023 362,077 84 5.386 5.928 11,314 9.4 56.914 2.554 1,023 26.0 1,016 61.2 3,617 22.4 147.6 230,587 2.133.715 9.3 39.3 360
Missouri Paoiftio .......... 1956 6,899 979.725 979.725 10.221 45.174 23,866 65.4 51.1 50.1 3.415.419 3,110.141 1,358.737 225 17 38 13.6 15.731 8.523 34.254 2.4 74.537 3.201 1.399 30.1 1,282 65.1 6.353 23.5 122.2 44.609 4.251,356 9.0 19.2 43.8 269
1955 6.896 9.61799 961799 10.697 42.601 23.242 64.7 51.7 50.6 3.209,470 2,918.351 1,263,626 209 40 89 26.3 21,017 17.316 38,333 2.7 70.310 3,045 1.319 29.7 1,059 55.2 5,911 23.2 101.5 504.696 4.522.732 9.0 9.8 43.5 365
Texas Pacific............. 1956 1822 341.634 341.634 4.276 16,170 10,1023 61.5 56.7 8.8 1.313.411 1,188,600 444.769 62 1 1.6 2.773 6,683 9,456 2.0 77.157 3.487 1.305 27.5 1,491 88.1 7,875 22.2 190.6 197,545 2,254.815 11.4 9.1 2.3 582
1955 1,822 349.856 349,856 3.572 15,011 11.068 57.6 56.1 47.2 1,256,052 1.133.204 401.824 60 2 3.2 3,482 6.045 9.527 2.3 73,190 3.248 1.152 26.8 1,343 87.2 7.114 22.6 194.6 196,016 2.38,460 11.8 9.1 42. 583

St. Louis-an Francisoo 196 4,573 6068.791 609.176 5.723 25.215 12,471 66.9 47.6 46.1 1.868,015 1.671.525 749.114 104 6 5.5 13.074 12,476 25,550 2.8 56.930 2.751 1.233 29.7 996 50.1 5.284 20.7 190.1 316.279 2.605.87 8.2 6.9 37.0 361
1955 4.564 5,"93 5".393 5.,95 23,567 13.132 64.2 46.3 47.3 1,795.588 1,592.942 691.743 111 5 4.3 15.005 10.,403 25.408 2.4 54,281 2,688 1,167 29.4 883 6.8 4.889 20.2 182.7 339,929 2.697.994 7.9 36.5 368
St. Louis-an.Fran. & Texas 196 154 19.362 19.362 588 363 61.8 40.0 45.1 48,196 41.403 18,.233 2 453 53 5.1 43,628 2.138 942 31.0 1,331 69.4 3,819 20.4 324.8 6.538 34,489 5.3 32.9 211
1955 163 22,10 22,410 664 466 58.8 45.9 49.1 52,974 45,980 19,355 2 621 621 2.7 41,611 2.052 864 29.1 1.058 61.8 4,002 20.3 377.8 6,82 33.232 4.9 32.3 22
St. Louis Southwestern Lines. 1956 1.S54 345.107 345.129 1.611 17.135 7.296 70.1 48.3 49.4 1.176.972 1,073.779 479.994 54 2 3.6 2,110 4,771 6,881 1.0 67.254 3.126 1.397 28.0 2,308 117.5 9.964 21.6 209.4 50.344 294.154 5.8 39.4 06
1955 1.554 296695 298.788 1.n40 14,676 7,477 66.2 47.6 48.0 1,010,233 928,056 414.854 54 5 12 16.9 2.464 4,487 6.951 1.9 65,964 3,114 1,392 28.3 1.927 102.9 8.612 21.2 150.9 51.722 317.147 6.1 40.2 334
Texas & w Orleans......... 1956 4.302 697.646 697.646 3.249 29,012 14,616 66.5 53.5 50.4 2.217.598 1,999.116 878.433 132 7 5.0 5.465 17.009 22,478 1.3 60,265 2.883 1,267 30.3 1,307 64.9 6,587 21.0 171.6 286.034 2,362.705 12.7 42.7 401
1955 4.302 675.m9 675.53 17.397 26,700 16.379 62.0 53.0 47.4 2,092,607 1.879.zL1 773,716 132 5 3.6 6.754 14.964 21,718 2.3 59.831 2.801 1.153 29.0 1,063 59.2 5.802 21.5 156.7 218.o 2,571.576 11.8 42.9 416

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Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of FEBRUARY 1956 Compared with FEBRUARY 1955


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FEBRUARY 1956

U .S. EOTO-


FREIGHT SERVICE


PASSENGER SERVICE


Region, road, and year




(1)

New England Region:
Boston & Maine .............. 1955

N. Y., New H. & Hartford ... 1956
1955
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson ........... 195
1935

Del., Lack. & Western ....... 196
1955

Erie .................................... 1956
1955

Grand Trunk Western ......... 1956
1955

Lehigh V.lley................ 1956
1955

New York Central ............ 1956
1955

New York, Chli. & St. Louis .. 1956
1955

Pitta. & Lake Erie .......... 1956
1955

Wabash ...................... 1956
1955
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ............ 1956
1955

Besseaer C Lake I. ri ....... 1956
1955

Central W 00. of New Jersey. 1956
1955

Chicago & Eastern Ill. ...... 1956
1935
Elgin, Jolset & Eastern L/ .. 1956
1955

Long Island ............... 1956
1955

Pennsylvania System ......... 1956
1955

Reading ..................... 1956
1953
Western Maryland ............ 1956
1955
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1956
1955

Norfolk & Western ........... 1956
1955
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1956
1955

Central of Georgia .......... 1956
1955

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. ... 1956
1955

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ......... 1956
1955

Illinois Centrel ............ 1956
1955

LolAevllS & Nashville ...... 1956
1955


Mike
of road
operated


(2)


1.562
1,564

1,746
1.746

792
792
962
962

2.225
2.224

951
952

1.137
1.142
10.565
10.661

2.154
2.155
221
221

2.381
2,381

5,910
6,077
208
208

613
613
868

236
236

345
345

9,892
9.892

1.305
1.304
846
84

5.067
5.046

2,103
2.110
5.278
5.334
1,731
1.731

336
336
2,717
2,717

6,539


4.715


Trai- nuber01 fe~Ntueabeo ofC loocomiron


Train-
miles



(3)


Locomotive-miles


Prinial t Loaded Empty
Light (lhou- (thou-
helper sands) sands)

(4) (5) (6) (7)


Car-miles


(8) (9)


- .--.---I------ ---


253.187
226.205

27o0,606
257?,862

182,888
171.187

302.671
260,.764

566.174
497.386

293.147
245.255
213.893
184,604
2,527.775
2.357,296
742,298
665,164

70,463
55.615
481,042
489,052

1,6341.21
1.356.305

39,074
26.175

121.389
114.942

131.437
119.719

91,756
73,831
22,564
21,103

2.942.483
2.497.941
378,553
313.588

174,678
149.4W8
1.558,8435
1.262.935

760,703
613,783

877,472
803,512

191.096
176,779

143,608
145.009

261.653
252,122

1,161,830
1.,223,205
881.753
801.040


258,266
232.919

270,608
257,876

188.939
176.556

317,681
272,086

572,304
5o3,626

298.494
248.053
217,660
187,890
2.574,0355
2.394,025

765,284
681.599
70,735
55.955

483,886
489,901

1.828,551
1,480.316

39.352
26,257

122,743
115.817
131.437
119.719

92,613
74,014

23.7800
22.310
3.131,020
2.651.869

0381.746
316,265

183,835
154,733

1,588,369
1,283.406

818.216
661,133

877.472?
803.512

191,121
176,803
143,608
145.009

261,653
252,122

1,163,890
1,225.009

889.562
8068,69


10.421
9,804

17.031
14,850

7.981
9.605

27,996
20,849

17,887
16,996
2.433
2.429



9,705
97.44
7.460
6,216

56

5,946
6,261
168,867
125.560

60
27
6,287
5.146

3,131
2,765



7.744
3,000

234,603
188,128

13.534
11.191

12,434
8.232
50,739
38,989
73,093
57,947
9,767
8,730

1,580
2,102

1,064
1.153
107
261

34.535
40,181

18,224
15,3.977


9,916 5.067
8.694 4,.834

.11.681 5.557
10.628 5.070

10,176 4,421
8,608 4,525

12,762 5.280
11,441 5.662

32,118 13.532
28,602 11.278

9.0?9 3.645
8,377 5.368
10,558 4.899
9,666 4,913

100.694 64.247
93.200 59.556
30,948 16.205
26,496 14,643

2,960 1.573
2,316 1,437

22.154 10,499
21,782 11409

62,059 38.069
53.692 31.630
1,606 791
846 399

4,948 2,379
4,291 2.475

5.358 2,937
5.286 2,937
2,922 1,604
2,472 1.437

266 222
248 19"
124.220 66.619
106,449 59.530

15.083 9,131
11,678 7,751
7,064 4,665
5,635 3,300
63,290 48,141
52.368 39.399
35,910 23.778
29,024 19.983

28,730 19.701
25.235 19,212

7.761 3,389
7.445 3,413
9,496 4.309
9,315 4,578

15,209 6,548
14,84 6,328

49,715 29,399
47,764 29.380

32,901 19.854
31.329 19,162


55.4
56.0

61.6
62.3

59.7
61.1
59.8
62.4

63.6
63.6
59.8
57.8

65.8
67.4
63.7
63.9

56.4
58.2

34.3
35.3

33.1
49.6

62.7
62.9
38.5
4.3
66.1
68.5

58.2
56.3

47.6
47.1

85.3
85.5

59.0
61.2
74.9
72.1

77.9
75.5

55.6
54.0

58.1
55.4

56.6
57.5

54.2
55.1

48.7
46.9

55.3
54.0

57.9
57.1

59.2
58.3


Per-
cent
east-
bound
of
total
(10)


I-


Ton-miles (t/wusnds)


Gross

Including Excluding
locomotives locomotives
and tenders and tenders
(11) (12)


I-


51.2
52.1

50.4
51.1

51.8
51.6
49.4
51.3

30.4
50.5
50.6
48.7

53.1
53.4

48.4
49.4

50.4
50.J

48.7
47.7
49.2
50.6

51.0
52.1

51.1
55.9
52.6
54.2
47.9
47.8

51.1
52.6

51.2
52.5

49.9
51.0

52.4
51.9

50.8
51.4

49.7
49.6

50.3
50.6

49.6
50.1

S50.2
51.9

51.2
52.8

52.4
51.7

50.9
50.3
49.6
50.1


Net

Revenue
and non-
revenue


718,468
637.,258
794.811
732.367

775.760
667,422

911.508
832,393

2,15.4,517
1.878.772
721,721
659,174
779,946
704,799

7.907.864
7,212,674
2.400.069
2.046.8o5
271,781
219,139

1.551.724
1.517,737

5,708.752
4.544.956

185,529
94,002

480,478
353.693

427,373
399,513

254.561
211,382

22.809
20.689

9.855.173
8,279,953

1.332.993
1,04t.724

671,090
527,124

6,027,.424

3,793,276
3,018.024
2,421,757
2.082,997

590,322
5537,296

640.943
633.422
1,120,328
1,067.643

3.938.325
3.842,941

2.724,144
2,573,166


on line


Serviceable

Not Stored
stored

(14) (15)


Per.
Un- cent
erv-. Mn-
ice- serv- Home
able ice-
able
(16) (17) (18)


Foreign


(19)


646.192
573.272

716,407
654,646

710.596
604.790
824,649
747,404




651.0357
597.U3

713.415
647,953

7,.2,938
6.582,622

2.160,460
1,832.012

254.872
203,895
1,428,839
1,394,494

5.125,534
4.070,010

169,444
84.966

368.193
326,136

395,485
372,001
238,193
198.6217

18.994
17.455

8,894,224
7,464.204

1,244,123
960.703
610,013
475,111
5.559,7735
4,46.076

3,370,446
2.605,723
2.172.081
1,870.271

506,008

580.180
568,001
1.024,834
979."05
3,616,482
3.502.860

2.482.850
2.351.979


Total


(20)


259,080
225.783
286.695
264,063

373,186
304.552

369.093
321,311

799.,405
697.837

273,208
243,484
336,415
292,602
3.231.,104
2.850,132



12.,126
120,412
376,319
534.,376

2,446,614
1,923.410
108,565
53.,219

196.398
167.377

191.411
187.249

128,602
106,760

7.,921
7.370
4.157.943
3,391,266
667,868
496,386

339,136
264,147
3,076,627
2,439,126

1,856,539
1,454.845

972.015
809.898

261.926
242,412

Z52.384
238.061


469,331
1,683,435
1,o12.441

1.269,083
1,186.049


a0.924 15.34 0 .i,2"4
34,022 12,303 46,325


Percent
un-
service-
able

(21)


UrOes (ross
ton-milee ton-miles


per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)


' '


per
train-mile,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(23)


-r


Net
ton-
miles
per
train-
mile

(24)


-1-r


(31) (32) (33)


Locomo-
tive-
miles
r per
locomo-
tive-
day

(30)


Train-miles


Passenger-
car-miles


Percent
un-
service-
able of
total
locomo-
tives

(34)


Net
ton-miles
per mile of
road per
day

(28)


-I I


a am
ilo. pe
tr(ai



(29)


1,623
2,572
1.800
1,798
2.134
6,629

3.595
7.600

6.957
13,254

3.702
J.5.24

7.o44
9.843

50,573
74,192

7,168
8,177

.3,299
9.896

8.837
8.4 9

44,022
56,404

4,97,1
7 .208

1.321
5.3258

2.531
2,834

7.775



97,016

10.902
18,951




54,796



17,737
21,065

2.321
3,326
258
o34

4,806
5,879
&4,235
18.551


9.374
8,109
18.015
15.J72

6,471
4.163
11.832
9,689

20.438
15.730
10,602
8,998

8,.437
6,934

99,655
80,626

19.060
14.401

9,406
3.225
10,408
10.206

49.84"
39,370

1,359
825

11,061
8.933

3,322
3.095

12,212
8,018
4,012
3,956
94.848
86.,269

?2,292
14,117

6,511
2,742
32,916
28.811

10,309
8,145

19,920
16,631

7.351
6,320

4.365
6,339

9.383
8,835

88,509
22.060


10,997
10.681
19.815
18,170

8,605
10,792

15.427
17.489

27,395
25.964

14.304
12.522

16.081
16,777

150,228
154,818
26.228
22.578
12,705
13.123
19,245
18,675

93,866
95,774

6.332
8.033

13,416
14.514
5.861
5.929

18,949
15.793
4.,012
3.960
191.864
203,228

33.068

11,185
10,332

79,732
83,607

43,422
44,535
37.657
37,696
9,672
9,646

4.663
6,993

14,.189
14,714
52,744
50.611


40.027
39,065
43.134
43,086

67.457
64,305
49.098
51,842

65.218
66,432

46,691
51.418

69,439
69,396

48,961
49,379
50.756
49,396
56.840
54,929

65.882
64,050

48.,321
47,293
71.285
45.977

44,629
41.530
56,289
52.759

20,028
23.328

5.458
6.040

52.590
52,290

49.561
46,557

45,173
4.6,298
o6,687
64,756

73.826
74.194
45.,63
41.588

48,374
49,360
95.174
86,970

75.824
77,199
51, 568
47,B84
48.634
50.882


2.33557
2.539
2,647
2.539

3,902
3.550
2.765
2,905

3.469
3.446

2,249
2.454
3,369
3.524

2.918
2.830

2,97M
2,806
3,630
3.689
2.981
2.86
3,185
3,040

4.537
3.462

3.158
2.957
3,017
3,115

2,754
2.792
858
852
3.100
3,062

3.287
3.064

3.549
3.219
3,595
3.338
4,552

2,484
2.334
2.790
2,872

4,060
3,927
3,921
3,890
3,156
2.900
2.823
2,944


a/No passenger-train service.
Dlocontlnued passenger servloe March 1953.


--


I I I





Number of freight ears on line





26.1
26.0

24.5
24.8

36.7
35.4
28.9
28.1

24.9
24.4
30.1
29.1

31.9
30.3

32.1
30.7

31.5
30.5
52.4
52.4

26.0
24

39.4
35.8
67.6
62.9
39.7
39.0

35.7
35.4
44.0
43.2

29.8
29.7


31.9
44.3
42.5

48.0
46.9

48.6
46.6
51.7
50.1

33.8
32.1

33.7
32.6

26.6
25.6

32.5
31.6

33.9
33.8
38.6
37.9


5.719
5,156
5.662
5.401

16,248
13.733

13,230
11.929

12.389
11,206

9.906
9.134
10,203
9,151
10.546
9,575
13.627
13,405

24,204
19,621

8.346
8,015
14,.275
11,304

17.998
9,138
11.048
9,752
7,604
7,?704

18,790
16,156

792
763

14,494
12.244

17.648
13,595

13,.823
11,138
20,938
17.264

30,442
24.625
6,350
5.423
5.218
5.002

25.901
25,304
6,281
6,169

8.888
8,807
9,283
8,984


482.163
450.768
712,479
748,934

61.744
60,684

298.315
288.079

305.177
295 .428
87.538
84,728
105.622
101,727
2.388.661
2.313.540

91,639
89,414

28.606
29,064

209,350
202.538

746,234
7!7,156

3.060

166,884
137,984
102.721
108.503



525,314
455,682
2.383,875
2.393,073

272,165
274,489

14,238
13.776
273,654
274.859

212,336
222,009

542.500
578,656

92,457
107.006

54.874
69.467
338,022
137.558

632,739
627,.201
462,318
461.,293


2.561.618
2.533.539
5,853,148
5,807,679

432.490
449.637
2.087.321
2.012,214

2.384,503
2.244,058
801,748
752.929

807.900
919.568

26,370.547
25.306.558

681.88?


170,797
1,742,337
1.576.507
6.350.354
6.246,80o5

6,390
1.000,806
948.059

878.,469
947.,897



3,852,508
3.605,248
29,933.7,)6
29.135.216

1,326,481
1,.371 .583

37.,604
32,998
2,351.735
2,339,985

1,866,6805
1,807,701

7.362,253
7.867,637

954,067
914.,568

709.944
833,522

1,288,052
1,217,.605

6,198.,61
6,.036.173
4.808,173
4.742.707


6.7
6.3
9.5
9.0

7,0
7.4

9.0
8.9

7.8
7.6

9.2
8.9

8.0
9.5

11.6
11.5
7.4
7.3

0.2
5.9
8.3
7.8

8.7
8.5

2.1
6.3
6.3

9.9
8.7



7.2
7.3
13.8
13.2

6.7
6.7

2.6
2.4
9.2
9.0

8.9
8.1

13.6
13.6

10.3
8.5

12.9
12.0

10.4
9.9
11.5
11.5
10.4
10.3


17.1





15.0
22.2
22.5

15.4
15.8

16.4
14.2

14.7
14.6

18.7
17.0
7.7
8.7

6.5
7.3

17.4
17.5

15.1
15.2,

12.9
14.6
18.7
18.4

16.7
17.0

18.4
17.9

17.4
17.3
23.6
22.2

19.4
19.9
16.6
16.7
17.3
17.3


33.5
33.4
38.2
38.5

33.4
33.8
33.7
34.1
39.2
39.2
34.8
37.1

44.5
)3.9




41.'

37.5
37-5

42.3
41.9

42.2
41.2

28.1
30.5
30.7

43.9
44.1



27.5
26.6

43.8
44.0
.3D.2
33.1

23.3
23.5
36.0
32.9
R7.0
36.9
45.1
44.9

41.5
41.8

4C0.3
40.3
42.0
42.4

38.7
38.5
39.7
39.3


-7


Locomo.
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day

(36)

130
102
226
241

U6
117
255
235

167
167

134
150

513
515

228
205

230
2.03
174
159


411
239
244

109

147
113

351
312



134
130
222
188

116
134

247
248
296
207

222
212

357
394
200
240

66
89
220
226
464
410
385
380

















INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS





Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of FEBRUARY 1956 Compared with FEBRUARY 1955-Continued


Region, road, and year




(1)

Nashville, Chatt. & St. Louisl956
1955
Seaboard Air Line ............1956
1955

Southern ..................... 1956
1955
Iorthwestern Region:
Chli. & North Western ........1956
1955

Chicago Great Western ....... 1956
1955
Ch1.,lllw.,St.P.& Pacific ... 1956
1955
Chi. ,St.P.llnneapola st OMaia1956
1955
Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range. 1956
1955
Great Northern .............. 1956
1955
Minneaoclls,St.P.& 8.St.Marie 1956
1955
Northern Pacific ............ 1956
1955
Central Western Region:
Atch., Top. & S. Fe (iInl. 1956
G.C.& S.F. and P.& S.F.)- 1955

Chi., Burl. & Quincy ........ 1956
1955
Cht., Rook I. & Pciflo .. .. 1956
1955
Denver & R. Western ...... 1956
1955
Southern Pacific ............ 1956
1955
Union Pacific............... 1956
1955
Western Pacific ............. 1956
1955
Southwestern Region:
International Gt, Northern**. 1956
1955
Kansas City Southern ........ 1956
1955
MO.- Kane.- Texas Lines ..... 1956
1955
Missouri Paoifio .......... 1956
1955

Texas & Pacific le............ 1956
1955
St. Louise-San Prancleoo .....1956
1955
St. Louis-San.Fran. & Texas 1956
1955

St. Louis Southwestern Lines. 1956
1955
Texas & Now Orleans ......... 1956
1955


FREIGHT SERVICE


Miles
of road
operated


(2)


1.043
1,043
4,051
4.053

6,259
6,264
7.810
7,848

1.437
1,437
1.437
10.633
10.633
1.606
1,606

570
569
8,272
8.288
4,171
4.171
6,569
6,570

13,124
13,098

8,771
8.824

7,580
7.907

2.155
2.165
8,066
8,072
9,805
9.813
1.190
1,190
1,104
1.104
886
886

3,230
3.230
6,899
6.896
1,822

4,573
4,564

154
156

1.554
1.554
4.302
4.302


TrIn LoOnlvumbera-sie oi~uit~ioii. iuor0 orinocr o n road lorom


Train-
miles



(3)


Princpal
helper

(4)


on li.ne


I ,-,--.-,-----.. --,--.-.--,l S


Per-
Loaded Empty Per- cent
(1hou- (tAou- cent loaded
sands) sands) loaded cetd


(7) (8)


(9)


Per-
cent
east-
bound
of
total
(10)


locomotives
and tenders
(11)


Gross Net Serviceable

nI cluding Exeluding Revenue


locomotives
and tenders
(12)


and non- stored
revenue


Home Foreign Total


(18) (18) (20)


Percent
un-
service-
able

(21)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-mile,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(23)


(24) I (25) (26) (27)


Net
ton-miles Trat
per mile of ies er P
road per t n
day 1h2

(28) (29)


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day
(30)


Train-miles



(31)


i 1II "fI --,fI- I 1 + -, I -[ !1- I I k I%-I I k) I w) I w I( I I


-r-


-I


-r


-I


-I


I I I I


I


-F


F- I I I


-1,


-r


44,352
43.288
54.447
54,384

54.566
51,865
53.027
51,576

73.726
73.340
56.492
'54.305

35.347
33,200

20,762
21,438

51,486
50.,120

48,385
44.532

54.125
52.998
74,133
74.605


177,045
162.391
679,669
591,653

891.554
862.251
671.109
644.764

129.352
122.063

925.816
908,641
163.529
158.,255

31.761
28,585
1,092,128
1,001,414

390.904
347,435
833.798
790.930
2.300,126
2,062,980

1,033,654
1,056.460

855,667
819,839

283,390
258,425
1,935.526
1.869,647
2.115,585
2,054.851
227,170
197.933
137.228
121,844

154,466
141.515
328,780
323,143
935.778
896,796
312.579
311.067

597.213
572,410

18.335
20,94"

333,978
276,434
674,049
628,348


181.195
166.327
679,669
591.653

891.614
862.311
672,977
646.,509

129.352
122,083

940,305
921.718

164.,929
159,669

32.118
28.647

1,096,302
1,006,786

394,274
348.976
850,628
809,697

2,411,472
2,152.714

1,029,050
1.054.345
854.815
815,845

302.923
276.036
2.037,470
1,988,017
2,164,693
2,096.539
240,680
204,276

137,228
121,844

154,501
141,521
328,780
323,143

934.242
896.800

312,579
311.067
600.068
572,632

18,335
20,942

333,994
276,442
674.049
628.348


4.561
4,120
1,977
2.314

13.119
11,962

8,049
8,527

175
193
16.651
18,804
5,060
4.758

457
533
37,220
27,619

3,370
1.752
26,190
23.737

62,749
46.854

26,381
35,618
1.048
1.325
27.804
25,958
149,396
201.293
89.882
95,260
11,832
10.778



512
180

3.359
3,493
9.875
10.001
6,200
2.962

5,638
5.306



1,621
1,326
2.900
11.754


5.791
5.498
27,534
24,330

43.496
39.889
29,089
28,238

7.692
7,171

40,325
38,074
5,609
5,243

572
523
40,130
35,745
13.720
11.461

34.114
30.792
105,140
96.529

47.375
43.366

35.001
33.9544
13,406
12,470
90,531
85,466
98,633
92.364
10.253
8,981

5.921
5,337
8.901
8,052
14,965
13,848

43.332
40,714

14,983
14,436
24,408
23,003
611
699
16,870
14,346
29,049
25.415


2.598
2.313
16,299
14,642

20,838
20,212
13.257
12,246

2.972
3,099
19.938
20.515
3.008
2.626

465
403
.7,991
17.51-P

7.452
4,836

16.277
15,407
56,299
51,771

21,260
20.460

19.833
18,391
6.003
5.314
45,567
44,408
45,971
44,977
4,512
3,729
3,140
2,652

4,237
3.804

7.534
7.321
21.458
20.985
9,018
8,853
12.216
11,952
366
4382
6,697
5.991
14,623
15.581


438,029
396.746
2,222,346
1,932,989

3.207,869
2,921,027
2.122.578
1,985,623

555.740
527,666
3,022,975
2,870.359
439,711
400,785

51.368
44.639

3,114,977
2,803,950
1.122,195
907,207
2.592,808
2,397.939
8,063.850
7.347,486

3.400,049
3,168,607
2,686,925
2,525,243
1,062.311
999,338
6.790,113
6,482.511
7,319,486
6,847,276
781,844
666,229

478,762
420,102

701,541
637,497
1,082,298
1,003.995

3.239,548
3.036,943.
1,207,730
1,147.397
1.836.199
1.725,763
49.176
57.214
1,146,043
955,030
2.185,555
1,975,243


391,448
356.261
2.009.296
1,746,702

2,866.517
2,604,058
1.939.683
1,816,666

498,535
471,212
2,745,831
2.589,080
399,103
360,581
43,621
39,896
2,780,833
2,501,601

948,441
741,105
2,302,790
2,106,141

7,149,862
6.510.363

3,113,778
2.828,374
2,462,801
2,321,117

.937.728
868.262
6,032,561
5,733,257
6.539.727
6,085.855
686,903
583,247

435.98.
381.244
635.69
580o,113

970.962
905.722
2,947.586
2,764,620
1,092,256
1,036.933
1,644.779
1.540,429
42.923
50.432

1.047,272
880,045
1.974,564
1.777.568


PASSENGER SERVICE


Passenger- Pa.nen-
train ger-train
car-miles cars per
train


184,541
166.032
920,690
775.018

1,333,764
1,170,921
872,670
861,259

232,144
214,609

1,261.648
1,145,.991
178,462
159,608

19.778
19.229
1,295.411
1,149,045
433,671
342,661
1,041,497
938.668
2,793,365
2,536,524

1,390,714
1,260,024
1,018,659
966,969

451.511
419,959
2.,551,136
2,408,350
2,854,305
2,601,831
313,647
267,366
203,140
179,209
289,987
267,982
424.284
392.841

1,316,066
1,203,214
422,263
385,479
746.850
682,539
19,123
22,847

468,146
393,392
872,244
743.919


(33)
11.1
11.0
11.3
11.3
10.1
9.5
7.6
8.6

4.0
4.3

9.4
7.7
7.6
7.6

3.5
3.2

9.8
10.1
5.4
5.6
9.4
9.4

11.8
11.7

8.5
8.5
8.7
8.7
8.2
8.0

13.6
13.9
12.0
11.5

11.8
11.1

9.2
9.6
6.5
6.3
9.4
8.9
9.0
8.8

11.3
11.4
8.1
8.1

5.0
4.9

6.2
6.1

12.3
11.5


Page 2


Ton-miles (Usou )


Locomotive-miles


Report of trustee or trustees.
(OVER)


I I-I I I _


I I


3,374
3.994
11,947
13,832

15,142
19.955
15.170
17.421

1,177
2.045
28,800
35,669
1,162
1.139

13.736
14.593
21,262
22.938
5.217
6,227

18.915
19,433
49.191
55.225

16.333
23.381

11,893
13,605

7.355
7.770

29.991
31,457
27.839
31,372
2,150
2,484

894
988

1,161
1.445
4,082
5,181
15,066
20,579
2.698
3,409

12.997
14.106



1,884
2,297

5.178
6.772


3.583
2,823
19.337
14.,061

26,400
23,457
30,841
28,016

3,764
4,289

33.042
30.622
8.468
8.071

935
620
21,712
21,622

9,867
7.135
20,514
17.155
33,785
29.951

22,701
20.711

19,766
17,610
6,318
5.542
40,134
37.098
33.945
32,590

4.,155
2.900

6,667
5.545
6.249
6,034

7,821
7.070

19.739
17,846

6.736
5,857
11,989
10.864

396
557

5,050
5,122

16,747
15.324


6,957
6.817
31,284
27,893

41i.542
43,412
46,011
45.437

4,941
6,334
61.842
66,291
9,630
9,210

14.,671
15.213
42.,974
44.560

15,084
13.362
39.429
36.588
82,976
85.176

39,034
44.092

31,659
31,215

13.863
13,312
70,125
68,555
61,784
63.962

6,305
5,384

7,561
6.533
7,410
7.479
11,903
12,251
34.805
38,425

9,434
9,266

24,986
24.970

396
557

6.934
7.419

21,925
22,096


6.101
5.685
7,837
6,829

7,348
6,676
3.853
3,919

5,571
5.334
4,092
3.849
3,832
3.549
1,196
1,207
5,400
4.951

3,585
2,934
5,467
5,103
7,339
6,916

5.468
5,100
4,634
4,368

7,225
6,928
10,906
10,656
10,038
9,469
9,089
8,024
6,345
5,797
11.286
10,802

4.530
4,344
6.578
6,231
7.992
7,556

5,647
5.341
4.282
5,231
10,388
9,041

6,991
6,176


20.1
19.7
18.4
18.4

17.0
17.2

18.3
18.3
19.1
19.0
19.0
19.1
14.5
14.6

15.1
15.4

20.2
20.1

19.9
20.9
19.6
19.9
23.8
23.6

21.4
21.2
20.4
20.1

18.9
19.0
19.6
19.4
25.2
27.4
24.9
25.3
21.1
21.3

21.3
21.2
21.1
21.6
23.2
23.1
22.1
22.4

20.5
19.9
19.1
19.8
21.7
20.7
20.7
21.4


131.9
122.7
182.0
169.4
122.9
123.2
139.8
120.1

140.6
138.0
120.0
102.9
84.6
87.1

19.9
18.3
107.1
91.0

159.9
111.8

92.3
89.5
140.2
131.8

134.3
120.9

176.3
175.2

115.9
90.5
106.7
110.0
130.3
103.6
200.5
183.0
116.5
105.6
218.8
201.2

139.3
143.5
124.8
100.5

184.8
194.6

209.9
192.3
328.9
261.9
216.5
147.8
178.0
177.4


84,210
80,446
477.,119
462,197

602,181
616.042
64.5,660
705,126

62,124
64,176
721,056
663.126
98., 81
96,783

7,306
7,272
515.323
538.895
167,121
160,778
432,073
430.515
1,640,452
1.599.678

935,202
902,894
708,289
701,763

134,072
129.320
800.601
810,393
1,052,476
1,057.264
76.364
76,092

71.759
68,627
111,120
116, 06

209,.4cC
443,577
455.,000

184.585
177,926
292,526
289,715
6.114
6,045
47,108
46.978

175.358
198,512


930,824
886,380
5,303.217
5.137.753

6.083,357
5.870,038
4.894,973
6,025,072

247,048
276,774
6,699.666
5.086,063

748.506
733.121

8,078
7.964

4,723,622
5,057,718
895,240
896.355

3,.55 34h.
3,600,779
18,749.271
17,469,845

7,626,290
7,364,249

5.756.275
5.724.058

1,095.319
1,038,808
10.861,882
1,187.405
12.545.548
11.996,327

677,989
621,927

663.317
657,361
723,871
736,949

1,799.693
1.868.259
3,969,634
3,987,605
2,084.749
2,034,350
2.358,763
2.351,919

30,479
29.341
289,511
286.432
2,161,869
2.282,614


64.422
56.805
58,746
56.939
62.670
63,815
60.955
58,836
78,048
81,066

75.277
74.508

67.149
66.570
87,766
87.013

62.213
60.571
73,116
71,249

77,273
74,541
56,411
53,532
44,619
47.622
68,040
65.813

60,579
60,523


3,016
2.683
2,884
2.841

3.317
3,365
3.149
3,065
3,118
2.981

3,054
2,964

3.182
3.140
4,142
4,116

2,965
2,813
3.184
3,094

3.505
3,342
2,763
2,699

2,346
2,408

3.145
3,189
2,949
2,846


31.9
30.2
33.4
31.9

30.7
29.4
30.0
30.5

30.2
29.9
31.3
30.1
31.8
30.4

34.6
36.8

32.3
32.1

31.6
29.9
30.5
30.5
26.6
26.3

29.4
29.1
29.1
28.8

33.7
33.7
28.2
28.2
28.9
28.2

30.6
29.8

34.3
33.6
32.6
33.3
28.4
28.4
30.4
29.6
28.2
26.7

30.7
29.7

31.3
32.7
27.8
27.4
30.0
29.3


SI I I I I I I I I I I I


I I I I I I I I I


IoIee


tCar-miles


Number of freight care on line


Percent
un-
service-
able of
total
locomo-
tives
(34)



9.4
-

9.1

1.7
1.5
26.0
23.3

28.6
14.3
11.9
9.3
7.7
21.4






3.6
21.4

7.5
7.1

7.3
7.8

2.7
5.2

5.1
2.6

14.3
8.1
14.1
21.2
25.3










23.6
16.3

'9.1
3-4


Locomo-
Train tive-
niles le
Par ,per
trin loCmo-
hoji tive-
day

(35) (36)

37.8 185
37.2 183
43.6 506
43.5 492

34.9 350
35.0 313
37.6 150
39.5 154

32.9 308
32.1 329
44.7 358
41.9 319
36.7 264
36.8 232

29.3 5
28.9 6
40.7 314
40.2 39

34.7 203
32.9 137

38.9 316
38.0 254
49.4 582
48.2 526

44.0 404
43.7 395
41.4 295
41.9 309

36.7 780
36.8 668
41.0 279
39.1 232
50.8 341
50.1 351
48.9 484
49.1 484
39.3 413
39.1 409

44.3 479
43.7 556
39.7 397
39.3 362
43.6 290
43.4 391

42.4 581
42.7 580
36.8 350
36.5 348
32.9 211
32.7 216

39.5 406
40.3 419

42.4 379
42.4 475







UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


S3 1262 08855 1097


Subject to revision


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS A ND STATISTICS


S..,.... ... I

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^ :; US P TO ^Y


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Statement No. M-200

MARCH 56


ing $M tistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of MARCH 1956 Compared with MARCH 1955


FREIGHT SERVICE


PASSENGER SERVICE


Region, road, and year




(1)

New England Region:
Boston & Maine .............. 1955
1955

N. Y., New H. & Hartford. ... 1956
1955
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson ........... 1956
1955
Del., Lack. & Western ....... 1956
1955
Erie ........................ 1956
1955

Grand Trunk Western ......... 1956
1955
Lehigh Valley ............... 1956
1955

New York Central ............ 1956
1955

New York, Chl. & St. Louis .. 1956
1955
Pitts. & Lake Erie .......... 1956
1955
Wabash ...................... 1956
1955
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ............ 1956
1955
Bessemer & Lake Erie #....... 1956
1955
Central RR Co. of New Jersey. 1956
1955

Chicago & Eastern Ill. ...... 1956
1955

Elgin, Joliet & Eastern a/ .. 1956
1955

Long Island ............... 1956
1955

Pennsylvania System ......... 1956
1955
Reading ..................... 1956
1955
Western Maryland ............ 1956
1955
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1956
1955
Norfolk & Western ........... 1956
1955
southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1956
1955
Central of Georgia .......... 1956
1955

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. .... 1956
1955

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ......... 1956
1955

Illinois Centrel ............ 1956
1955
Loulsville & Nashville ...... 1956
1955


Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road l..oco tives Number of freight cars on line oGro s Gross
on line ton-miles ton-miles Net Net Loomo- Percent Locomo-
ton- Net Car- Net tive- u-s n tive-
Miles Per- Gross Net Serviceable Per- per per tn- miles ton- miles ton-miles .miles Passenger- service- miles
of road Train- Per- cent Un- cent Percent train-bour, train-mile, miles per miles Peripersmile ol 'i1" Pa Per Train-milestgee-train ablesof sis e
orad Principal Loaded Empty Per- sery- uon- un- excluding excluding per loaded per per rnle of tai loper Train-ales train ableof per
operatedroadpernocomo-aroJtn-total train oomo-
a Lg cent cast- r- Home Foreign Total lomded psr *ai- cars per pe
operated and Light (thou- (thou- cent loaded bound Including Excluding Revenue Not stored serv- Home Freign Total service- locom lo locomo- train- car- d y da per hour tive- train tal
helper sands) sands) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- stored able ice- able tives and tives and mile mile ay day tim- ho tive
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders ms tay
(2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)


1,562
1,564

1.746
1,746

792
792
962
962

2.225
2,224

951
952

1,137
1.142

10,565
10.661

2.154
2.155
221
221

2,381
2.381

5.910
6,077

208
208
612
613

868
868

236
236

345
345

9,892
9,892
1,305
1,304

846
847
5,067
5.046
2.103
2,110

5,278
5,334
1,731
1,791

336
336

2,717
2,717

6.531
6,539

4.714
4.715


273,469
258,273

277,035
297,440

192,354
190.394
318,631
288,754

601,898
571.552
317.925
279,005

241,036
208.187
2,682,914
2,602,912

802.328
739.244
76.386
64.484

520,057
554,435

1,740.465
1.542,511

42,755
34.413
129,082
126,647

133.810
118,134

101,746
83.879
23,248
25,216

3,108,474
2.841,293

390,680
340.632

188.344
163.926

1,657.336
1.436,863

799,031
662,556

929,049
889.589
210,026
197,947

152.111
199.843

280,112
287.525

1.233,693
1,289,858

892.989
402,033


279.950
264.782

277.267
297.515
198,419
196,181
336,389
301.517

609,468
577.010
326.517
282.308

244.982
211,01

2,721,101
2.650,569
827.427
765,098
76,454
64,940

522,229
556.218
1,948,411
1,688,540

44,048
34,836
130,887
127,752

133,810
118.134

102,824
84,480

24,497
26,614

3,328.857
3,020,269
393,672
343,400

197,662
170.333
1,685,013
1,458,681
850,662
707,555

929,065
889.589
210,.053
197,973

152,111
199,843

280,112
287.525

1,237.535
1,291.043

498.906
404.095


12,431
9.944

18,646
16,309

7.996
10.903
31,580
22.211

20,481
14,124

2.522
2,205

10.770
5.462

119,824"
105.730

9.436
6,827

112

5,986
7,205
178.745
146.603

82
68
7.129
5.342

2,995
2,761



8,057
3,538
246,872
202,417
13,082
11,823

13,039
9,589
51,336
43,282

69,872
55.627

10.345
10,316
1.746
2.375

1.062
1,424

89
815

36,614
39,595

18.287
7.355


10,588
10,085

12,312
12.424

10,200
9,417

13,501
12,.560

34.973
31.307
10,066
9.325
11.143
10.394

107,520
103.345

34.268
29.581
3.403
2.955

24,792
24.549

66.585
61.593
1,947
1.544
5,197
4,663

5,817
5,103

3,243
2,733

278
307

133,783
121.637
15,466
12,883

7.914
6,422

67.508
59,176

39.,424
32,301

29,937
29,412
8.613
8,488

10.017
12,933
16,259
17.383

52.996
52.537

33,861
15.811


5.791
5,729
5.680
6.235

4,702
4,988

5.735
6,396

14,165
14,678

6.486
6,274

5.328
5,410

67.957
65,476

17.565
16,598
1,800
1.440

11,689
13.322
44.549
38,362
1,011
809
2,449
2.487

2,666
2,772

1.958
1,643

256
293
69.857
69,547
9.176
8.753
4,838
4,257

51,303
43,191
25.418
21.,762

20,970
21,120
4,005
3.701

4,553
5,665

6,825
7.071

30.302
29,072

18.989
9.791


64.6
63.8

68.4
66.6

68.4
65.4
70,2
66.3

71.2
68.1

60.8
59.8

67.7
65.8

61.3
61.2

66.1
64.1
65.4
67.2

68.0
64.8

59.9
61.6

65.8
65.6
68.0
65.2

68.6
64.8

62.4
62.5

52.1
51.2

65.7
63.6
62.8
59.5
62.1
60.1
56.8
57.8
60.8
59.7

58.8
58.2
68.3
69.6

68.8
69.5

70.4
71.1

63.6
64.4

64.1
61.8


57.4
57.6
60.2
61.8

63.8
62.7

61.2
57.5
67.2
66.4

63.6
62.3

57.5
56.8
33.4
33.5

52.7
48.0

62.8
60.8

34.5
33.2
66.4
67.0

56.0
53.4

46.8
47.1

86.0
87.0

59.0
59.2

75.3
70.9
76.4
75.0
54.4
51.2
56.5
52.3

56.2
57.9
53.7
51.9

47.4
51.3

55.6
55.9

56.9
56.2

58.7
59.5


52.1.
51.2
48.8
49.6

50.6
47.7
50.8
49.4

52.7
52.1

49.0
49.2

51.0
49.7
48.7
46.7

49.2
49.0

50.7
50.7
52.2
50.3
53.4
54.0

50.0
47.3
51.8
52.7

48.5
47.8

49.8
49.3
53.2
51.2

51.3
50.0
48.9
48.9
50.6
50.3

51.1
50.8

50.8
50.8

50.8
3.3

50.8
52.2

49.9
50.3

50.3
50.0


772,292
729,272
834,081
856,540

792,449
725.130
964.989
903.303

2,.318,247
2,106,741

801,514
733,126

831,741
756,653
8.397.757
7,942.561
2,651,190
2.288,219
314,672
275,062

1,728,564
1,722,218

6,.127,520
5,250.198

232,360
186.713
418,378
384,718

443,598
390.526

284,805
235.511
24,258
26.775

10,602.528
9.454.823
1.372.833
1.154,079

747,186
600,284
6,393,006
5,429,616
4,013,828
3.271.688

2,497.105
2,414,828
670,.810
630,171

671,851
867,849

1,190.628
1,242,882

4.181,589
4,064,687


695.322
657.798

753.371
766.892

724,.228
655.761
871,898
812.407

2,099.325
1.905,301
723,999
660,514

756,550
693,010
7,688,291
7,248,106

2,391.934
2,048,375
296,260
257,672

1.597.062
1.582.662

5,513,859
4,698,309

215,.21
173.738
384,109
352.217

411.736
362.067

266,608
220.509
20.314
22.927

9,595,663
8,542.836

1,280.390
1,057.690
679,231
542,140

5,900,488
5,001,711
3,574,525
2,908,742

2,230,056
2,176,497
606.397
572.350

607.353
782,518

1,089,882
1,143.039

3,842,091
3,707.932


2.765,552 2.520,253
1.305,691 1,193,570


269,115
251.505

301.358
301,046

380.042
321.631
383,309
339,787

857.664
749.543
299,049
257,557

354,407
307.682

3,407,620
3.127.394

1.074,135
898,151
182,086
161,121

643, 428
592.301
2,652,728
2,212,139

140.133
114,054
204,216
174.167

201,456
170.483

144,229
119,708

8.016
9.219
4,526,627
3.849,947
694,364
540.564

385.386
295.934
3.254,214
2,737,1.22
1,988,650
1,575.894

992,346
975,404
296,173
276,840

261.380
339.693

527,742
548,418

1,803.172
1,701.525

1,287,039
595,269


1.597 10,430
2,668 7.588

1.793 20,530
2,617 14,582

1.623 6,495
5,927 4,651
3.460 13.049
6.372 9,450

6.703 20.964
8.931 15,307

3,628 9.860
3,589 9,238

7,705 8.312
9,807 7.070
48,119 94.849
67.921 81.213

6,727 19,051
9.029 15,866
2,947 8.919
7.455 6,103

8,691 10,436
8.303 10,601
44.569 52.631
55,460 43,433
4,841 1.323
5.931 798
2,213 11.,310
5.440 9.029

2.430 3.484
3,197 3,872

6,750 11.445
7.603 8.527
4,550
4 3.,418
98,197 94,119
117,143 86.538

10,455 21,650
18.295 14,724
4,332 5,170
5.833 2,588
48.684 33,781
53.401 31.542
32,996 11,280
32,993 7,354

18.093 18.947
19.514 18,259
2.362 7,035
3,041 7,415

311 4.238
607 6,071
4,752 11,099
5,700 11,666

24,699 28,438
27,673 23,863

28.572 15,626
35,448 4.969


12,027
10.256

22,323
17,199

8.118
10.578
16,509
15,822

27.667
24.238

13.488
12.827

16.017
16,877

142.,968
149,134

25,778
24,895
11,866
13,558

19,127
18.904

97,200
98,893
6.264
6,729
13,523
14,469

5.914
7.069

18,195
16.130
4,950


192,316
203,681

32,105
33,019
9.502
8,421

82,465
84,943
44,276
40.347

37.040
37.773
9.397
10,456

4,549
6,678

15,851
17.366

53,137
51.536

44,198
40.417


6.1
6.0

4.6
2.6

2.3
2.3

3.2
3.9


39,083
39.908
42,986
43,988

66,261
65,413
49.063
50,855

66.915
64,866
47,197
51.163

66.382
69.593

50.118
50,122

52,646
50,167
59.240
59.924

67.406
62,999

48.848
48,284
80,120
73.649
42.855
40.695

55,730
51.408

21.300
22,371

5.809
6,333
53,806
53,381
49.398
47,277
48.746
46.983
67,467
63,454
76.,166
75.262

45,104
43,300
49.987
49,490

93,410
84.681

75,201
77,139

52,498
48,804

48,639
49.844


2.550
2.555

2,719
2.578

3.781
3.464
2,777
2,860

3.516
3,362

2,306
2.384

3,196
3,344

2,920
2,815

3,044
2,826
3,893
4,021

3,084
2,867

3.224
3.087
5,208
5,207
3.112
2,879

3.086
3,075

2,756
2,728

891
932
3,167
3,081

3.277
3.107
3.664
3.346
3,589
3,501

4,530

2,411
2.452
2,893
2,903


987
977
1.089
1,012

1,984
1,699
1,221
1,196

1.436
1,323

952
929
1,497
1,485

1,294
1,215

1,367
1.239
2.393
2.514

1,242
1,073

1,551
1,454
3,392
3,418
1,654
1,424

1,510
1.448

1,491
1,481

351
375
1.494
1,389

1,777
1.588
2.079
1,826
1,979
1,916
2.558
2,454

1,073
1,099
1.413
1,404


25.4
24.9

24.5
24.2

37.3
34.2
28.4
27.1

24.5
23.9

29.7
27.6

31.8
29.6

31.7
30.3

31.3
30.4
53.5
54.5

26.0
24.1

39.8
35.9
72.0
73.9
39.3
37.4

34.6
33.4

44.5
43.8

28.8
30.0
33.8
31.7
44.9
42.0
48.7
46.1

48.2
46.3
50.4
48.8

33.1
33.2
34.4
32.6


4,009 1,725 26.1
3.912 1.701 26.3

3.894 1.886 32.5
3,984 1,911 31.5

3,156 1.481 34.0
2.909 1,335 32.4
2,829 1,445 38.0
2,976 1.484 37.7


5.558
5,187

5,568
5.562

15.479
13.100
12,853
11.394

12.434
10,872

10,144
8,727
10,055
8,691

10.404
9,463

16,086
13,444
26,578
23.,518

8,717
8,025
14,479
11,743
21,733
17,688

10,764
9.165

7,487
6.336

19,714
16,362

750
862
14,761
12,555
17,164
13.372
14.695
11.271
20,717
17.498
30,504
24,093

6,065
5.899
5,519
5,159

25.094
32,613

6,266
6.511

8.906
8.394

8,807
4,073


15.4
15.7

15.8
17.1

17.6
19.0
17.9
18.1

19.2
19.5

20.7
21.6

21.1
20.9

17.5
18.0

17.7
18.1
15.3
15.0

21.9
22.1

15.4
15.9
15.9
14.6
14.4
14.6

18.1
16.8

8.1
8.5

6.6
7.0
17.4
17.8

15.1
15.2
13.5
14.2

19.0
18.2
17.0
17.1

18.8
17.7
17.3
17.1

23.4
21.7

19.3
19.4

16.9
17.0

17.2
16.8


156.5
128.6

118.7
134.8

172.6
168.6
214.4
180.8

137.5
129.8
148.1
127.3

253.9
219.1

151.4
135.8
149.1
131.1
191.5
116.1

175.2
185.9

136.3
114.1
99.6
86.6
90.6
83.0

155.2
148.9

108.1
89.0

139.3
104.9
105.2
85.1

80.8
70.1
206.6
188.3

101.5
88.1
127.3
99.7

144.7
133.3
97.8
95.3

68.6
90.3

107.7
112.6

77.8
64.9

145.3
62.6


507,137
497.396

770,816
845,267

67,484
66.336
324,403
326.217

331.618
331,445

94,580
94.032
114.863
123,016

2,548.898
2,571,502

99.451
99.849
30.862
32.340

224,744
223,830

798,130
836,440

657
179,846
179.614

110,295
91.812



567,086
520.857
2,588,480
2,603.244

289,417
304,443
15.592
15.498
295.172
307.069
226,120
244,284

588,523
635,043
97,853
119,658

58,201
78.645

149,319
150,865

677,121
701,274
494,443
221,507


2.595,292
2,722,529

6.272,027
6,524,831

470,623
468,767
2.310,159
2,271,911

2,716.672
2.584,047

879,628
823,569
920.800
1,041,534

28,302,490
28,221.849

748,267
746.785
194,712
188,905

1,871,471
1,742,250

6.997.511
7,066.003

1.584
1.089,768
1.093,021

960,936
837.513



4.104,900
4.156.534
32.269,374
31,986,503

1,446,445
1.552.119
37,340
35,920
2,619,804
2,678,269
2,034,334
2,005,600

8,190.193
8.650,615
1,034,665
1,080,474

781,619
1,131,075

1,359.926
1,333.768

6,642.468
6,712.285

5,101,230
2.365,745


3.5
16.9

14.6
14.8


5.3
4.3
4.5

3.1

26.1
23.8



7.9
17.2
14.3
14.3






10.2
13.6






10.0
25.0



2.5
15.4
27.4
31.8

20.0
10.5



18.8
38.6
2.9
5.9






3.3

21.1
21.1

8.3
9.8
2.3
2.3


32.5
34.7

37.7
38.7

34.9
33.8
33.5
33.8

39.2
39.1

35.2
37.2
44.3
41.9

38.5
39.5
41.5
41.1
37.8
37.7

42.3
42.1

42.1
41.2

28.6
31.0
30.7

43.6
42.6



27.1
26.6
44.2
44.3

32.9
32.8
24.1
23.4

36.7
35.7
37.3
36.3

45.3
44.6
41.1
41.7

40.2
38.6

42.6
42.6

39.0
38.3

39.8
37.8


a/No passenger-rra-n service.
# Discontinued passenger service March 1955.


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS




Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of MARCH 1956 Compared with MARCH 1955 -Continued


FREIGHT SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gross Gross
on line ton-miles ton-miles Net Net Net cPercent Loomo-
Region, road, and year Miles Per- Gross Net Serviceable Per- per per ton- ton ton Car- Net tiin asse-
of road Train- P er- cent Un- cent Percent train-hour, train-mile, miles miles miles iles ton-miles m ratn miles Passenger- servenvice
operated miles Principal Loaded Empty Peer- Plent east--- pe Ho m"ludg excluding per per p er per mile of tries per Train-miles train-a able of
and Light (thou- (thou- cent loaded bound Including Excluding Revenue Not ice- serv- Home Foregn Totl service- locomo- locomo- train- loaded c ar- como- carmiles percars e total er locomo-
helper sands) sands) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- stored ed able ice- able tives and tives and mile car- day day day homrn tive- locomo- trin ive-
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders mile day ties ou day
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)
Nashville, Chatt. & St. Louis 1956 1.043 192,678 197.525 4.940 6,460 2,839 69.5 44.8 52.3 8.997 438,234 211,246 51 2 3.8 3.504 3.695 7.199 3.8 44,686 2,276 1.097 32.7 96 42.4 6.533 19.6 123.4 90.852 1.002,612 1.0 7.8 187
1955 1.043 83.730 85,944 1.921 2,837 1.191 70.4 41.2 49.6 204.284 182.649 84.482 49 4 7.5 4,073 2.754 6.827 3.7 42.795 2.183 1010 29.8 399 19.0 2,613 19.6 56.8 50.220 534354 10.6 3 10
Seaboard Air Line ........... 1956 4,051 716.915 716,915 3,097 28.532 16,231 63.7 56.8 51.8 2,297.561 2.071,776 949,128 151 3 1.9 11.508 16,926 28,434 2.7 53.755 2.956 1.354 33.3 1,025 48.4 7.558 18.6 177.9 520.591 972528 11.6 9.. 17
1955 4.053 670.390 670.390 1.935 27.910 16.730 62.5 57.3 50.2 2,220.113 2.010,731 882.,976 141 7 4.7 12,848 14,309 27,157 2.7 54.747 3,049 1.339 31.6 1,035 52.3 7.028 18.3 174.0 508137 5800696 11.7 9. 4 4
Southern .................... 1956 6.259 947,212 947,282 12501 46,199 22,164 67.6 57.6 51.1 3,399.971 3.037.461 1.408716 283 1 .4 14.798 26,.607 41.405 2.5 54.590 3.219 1,493 30.5 1.096 53.2 7,260 17.0 122.0 643.546 6576,842 10.2 1.7 .2 356
Northwestern Region: 1955 6.26 991.270 99,340 14,014 47,324 22.103 68.2 57.6 50.5 3.408.994 3.048.875 1.393.562 286 4 1.4 18,772 26,376 45,.148 4.8 52,405 3.097 1.416 29.4 1,015 50.6 7177 17.0 124.3 667,721 6.738749 101 7 46
Chi. & North Western ........ 1956 7,810 724.421 726,179 8.537 31.295 16,178 65.9 56.8 48.9 2.323.357 2.124.818 938.850 143 11 25 14.0 16.081 27,965 44,046 4.6 53.499 2.976 1.315 30.0 673 34.0 3.878 18.2 143.2 692,484 5,286,012 7.7 18.1 .6 159
1955 7.848 718.502 720,053 9,552 30.678 15,444 66.5 56.7 50.1 2,210,020 2.023.644 935.679 140 25 33 16.7 17.862 24.977 42.839 4.6 51.887 2,863 1.324 30.5 684 33.7 3846 18.4 130o.o0 784.656 6.718886 8.6 167 395 162
Chicago Great Western ....... 1956 1.437 139.633 139.633 193 8,242 3.334 71.2 56.6 49.6 604,023 540.901 251.695 31 2 6.1 1,182 4,.008 5,190 2.8 75,073 3,.880 1,806 30.5 1,603 73.7 5.650 19.4 142.6 67219 296,986 4.4 14..9
1955 1,437 140.,122 140,122 177 8,025 3,347 70.6 56.5 49.9 585,401 522,824 238,748 29 4 12.1 1,888 4,204 6,092 3.2 72,786 3,738 1,707 29.8 1,240 59.0 5.359 19.5 143.4 71.312 314,806 4.4 323 330
Ch1.,Ullw.,St.P.& Pacific ... 1956 10,633 990,417 1,005.575 21.001 43,.055 22.572 65.6 57.0 50.6 3.236.419 2.931.265 1.314.777 278 7 16 5.3 28,364 32,087 60.451 6.3 57,229 2.968 1.331 30.5 694 34.6 3.989 19.3 118.0 773.555 7.242.145 9.4 43 .6 65
1955 10.633 1,002.748 1,019,680 20,869 42,240 23.473 64.3 56.4 49.1 3.179,215 2.875.285 1.260,007 258 53 23 6.9 34.970 28.961 63,931 6.0 54.958 2.880 1,262 29.8 624 32.6 3823 19.2 104.9 689,445 5526760 81 9.1 2.1 292
Chi.,St.P.Minneapolia & Omaha 1956 1,606 184,111 186,084 5.191 6,056 3.376 64.2 63.1 51.2 477,613 432,389 191.027 55 20 26.7 1,187 8,231 9,418 2.2 34,994 2,394 1,058 31.5 647 31.9 3.837 14.9 89.9 105,706 792,400 7.5 36 26
1955 1,606 172.387 173.867 5,595 5.695 3,244 63.7 63.0 50.6 440,334 397.454 169,254 58 16 21.6 1,156 7,087 8,243 4.1 33.703 2.320 988 29.7 626 33.0 3399 14.6 89.2 107.527 818,695 7.6 7.7 37 50
Duluth, MUlsabe & Iron Range. 1956 569 33,602 34,047 950 655 555 54.1 40.9 52.2 61,809 52.658 25,013 38 24 5 7,5 13.728 703 14.431 2.2 22.455 1,680 798 38.2 55 2.7 1,418 14.3 20.6 7,688 7688 29
1955 569 30,306 30.322 427 485 375 56.4 54.0 54.1 43.331 36,161 17,253 45 12 7 10.9 14.579 562 15,141 1.1 17,893 1,268 605 35.6 37 1.8 978 15.0 18:4 7,688 7.688 290
Great Northern .............. 1956 8.272 1.154,008 1,162.368 43,758 42,684 18,672 69.6 58.0 48.7 3.294,135 2.936,214 1.367,689 262 67 37 10.1 21,772 21.610 43.382 2.7 51,028 2.571 1,197 32.0 1,022 45.8 5.334 20.1 108.9 551.412 5,093100 99 .7 8
1955 8,270 1,146 .47 1.152,689 31,932 40.872 21.384 65.7 58.3 45.7 3,201,870 2,849,316 1,266,664 218 169 43 10.0 22,437 19,099 41.536 3.1 49.992 2,506 1,114 31.0 949 46.6 4,941 20.1 94.6 605.575 5,762,609 10.2 2.4 402 424
Mlnneap-lis,St.P.& S.St.Marie 1956 4.171 419.993 422,816 2.903 14,855 6,992 68.0 60.9 53.2 1,169,196 982.297 448,815 82 10 6 6.1 5,825 9.296 15121 5.3 8,100 2,32 1,075 30.2 959 46.7 3. 20.6 157.1 177,296 960672 54 3.4 4 200
1955 4.171 386,549 388.998 2,425 12,738 5,690 69.1 61.7 54.0 1,007,744 822,076 371.582 83 11 15 13.8 7,090 6,456 13.546 7.0 44,866 2,141 968 29.2 891 44.2 2,874 21.1 118.8 179,741 951.838 5.3 19.4 330 150
Northern Pacific ............ 1956 6.569 876.541 894,711 25,627 37.400 18,659 66.7 58.3 48.5 2,824,958 2.528.505 1,126.576 256 60 44 12.2 18,250 19.446 37.696 6.0 57.018 2,896 1,290 30.1 942 46.9 5.532 19.8 88.9 456,739 ,944718 9.7 2.5 39.4 329
1955 6.570 917.834 943.508 32,426 31.256 19,116 62.1 59.2 45.9 2,772,918 2.429.738 1.040.640 284 25 65 17.4 19.758 18,198 37,956 4.6 53.932 2,661 1,140 33.3 901 43.6 5.109 20.4 92.2 486.324 4191,023 9.9 8.5 383 26
Central Western Region:
Atch., Top. & S. Fe (incl. 1956 13.124 2.507.097 2,637,448 74,216 118,246 61.643 65.7 43.9 48.1 8.849,224 7.835,488 3.002,601 527 58 60 9.3 47,698 35.608 83.306 3.1 73.970 3.132 1,200 25.4 1,165 69.8 7.380 23.7 143.6 1,761.198 20,229,137 119 52 9.7 581
G.C.& S.F. and P.& 3S.F.)- 1955 13.096 2.406,292 2,508.889 59.256 114.434 63.113 64.5 42.4 48.5 8647,882 7.679,315 2.919,749 514 86 29 4.6 52.451 35,556 88,007 3.8 74,280 3,204 1,218 25.5 1.088 66.1 7,191 23.3 140.1 1,786,181 19.796,234 11.8 7.7 48.3 528

Chi., Burl. & Quinoy ........ 16 8,771 1.089,130 1,084.945 26.379 50,201 21.744 69.8 54.3 50.0 3.655705 3.267,249 1.459943 207 37 47 16.2 16,566 23,84 40,390 3.9 64.577 3,003 1.342 29.1 1,186 58.4 5.369 21.5 131.4 1004.363 8635749 90 4.1 43.6 417
1955 8,808 1,152.296 1.146,538 43,425 8,184 22,133 68.5 54.2 48.6 3,445.938 3.074,060 1.343,293 236 45 22 7.3 23.052 21.371 44.423 3.3 57,168 2.672 1,168 27.9 979 51.3 4.920 21.4 125.9 998,467 8,24723 8.6 7.8 43.8 397
Chi., Rock I. & Pacific ... 1956 7.580 946,162 941,729 1,306 38,174 22.598 62.8 54.3 49.8 2,963,616 2,717.593 1,126,941 170 5 2.9 11,476 20,M27 31,703 4.5 58.996 2,881 1,195 29.5 1.147 61.9 4,796 20.5 181.7 748,116 6,068,919 87 3.8 41.6 290
1955 7.904 913.356 911.902 1,681 37.443 21.,375 63.7 54.0 51.0 2,824.275 2.597,019 1.070,619 169 6 3.4 13,.827 16,534 30.361 4.3 57,482 2,850 1,175 28.6 1:122 61.6 4,369 20.2 177.0 778.135 6,457019 8.8 2.6 41.2 311
Denver & R. G. Western ...... 1956 2.155 293.046 313,327 36,330 14,892 6.145 70.8 49.8 48.0 1.164,121 1,008.708 485,385 68 11 22 21.8 7.341 6,142 13.483 3.0 67,762 3.450 1.660 32.6 1.145 49.6 7.266 19.7 113.8 139.754 1,117271 8.0 6.8 58
1955 2.165 295,612 316.671 31,505 14.703 6,587 69.1 54.0 50.4 1,172.473 1.023,173 490.354 56 43 27 21.4 8,300 6,212 14,512 3.5 67,805 3,469 1,663 33.4 1.137 49.4 7.306 19.6 93.7 141.632 1,147,980 8.1 14., 36.7 660
Southern Pacific ............ 1956 8,055 2.175,898 2,273.,838 156,596 102,567 51.983 66.4 50.9 48.4 7.743.152 6.873.143 2,914.488 634 102 66 8.2 30,017 45,228 75.245 1.8 62,729 3,194 1,355 28.4 1.293 68.6 11.672 19.9 108.2 871,442 11,918.844 13.7 4.5 41, 311
1955 8.072 2,225.,924 2341,478 211.737 101.380 54.533 65.0 51.9 48.5 7.735.468 6.862.837 2,859.304 606 75 113 14.2 31,939 42,365 74,304 1.8 60,202 3.112 1,297 28.2 1,291 70.4 11.426 19.5 113.6 907.360 12.509941 13.9 8.8 40.6 249
Union Pacific ............... 1956 9.805 2.264,983 2,316100 93,075 109,001 50.676 68.3 52.7 50.3 8,008.364 7,162718 3,105,625 400 110 125 19.7 28.069 32,469 60,538 1.7 79,879 3,181 1,379 28.5 1,638 84.2 10,217 25.3 128.6 1120127 13592191 123 7.0 50.744
1955 9.813 2.312.535 2,359.024 104.363 104.527 52,971 66.4 51.7 84.7 7.778.182 6,912,186 2,930,008 408 220 119 15.9 30,486 34.110 64.596 2.6 77.547 3.018 1,279 28.0 1,470 79.0 9,632 25.9 106.7 1.172,441 13.498.938 11.7 19.2 .501 381
Western Pacific ............. 1956 1,190 243,649 259,881 14.361 10,716 5.174 67.4 37.9 43.6 822.960 718,084 316,082 46 2,254 4.581 6,835 1.3 75,405 2,969 1,307 29.5 1,552 78.0 8.568 25.6 199.3 84.590 751,410 12.2 49.8 488
1955 1,190 234.229 244,711 19.438 10.653 4.825 68.8 36.8 43.6 800.943 700,103 316.217 43 2,523 3.844 6,.367 2.0 70,789 3,033 1,370 29.7 1,736 85.0 8,572 23.7 203.7 82,455 699,44 116 49.2 472
Southwestern Region:
Kansas City Southern......... 1956 886 166.299 166,307 409 9,721 4.509 68.3 49.6 47.4 766,298 694.898 320,492 24 2 7.7 1,302 6,323 7.625 1.8 88,692 4,220 1.946 33.0 1,375 61.1 11.669 21.2 223.9 118.358 775.592 6.6 12.5 44.2 477
1955 886 161.937 161,991 45 9.351 4,253 68.7 50.3 48.0 718,982 653,255 306.921 25 3 10.7 1231 6.122 7,353 4.1 85.853 4,057 1.906 32.8 1.335 59.2 11.,175 21.3 206.6 123.580 791.,63 6.4 43.5 498
Louisiana & Arkansas ........ 1956 753 99,938 99.938 234 4.,550 2,404 65.4 43.6 49.8 375,802 346.523 162.568 17 1,443 4,031 5.474 3.7 67.919 3.471 1,628 35.7 963 41.2 6,964 19.6 219.8 46,314 300,972 6.5 42.3 498
1955 753 98,940 98,940 720 4,472 2.346 65.6 41.4 47.4 360.972 331,095 161,092 12 1.187 3,793 4.980 4.3 53.854 3.348 1.629 36.0 1,108 46.9 6,901 16.1 273.9 46,438 304,015 6.6 41.4 499
MO.- Kane.- Texas Lines ..... 1956 3,230 353.151 353,151 3,654 15,598 8.179 65.6 35.8 44.4 1,140,976 1,020.391 444,038 86 2 2.3 3.812 7,437 11,.49 6.2 61,685 2,895 1.260 28.5 1,237 66.3 4.435 21.3 138.4 205.964 1,879,378 9.1 403 375
1955 3.230 344,493 344.493 3.766 14,411 7,946 64.5 37.7? 45.6 1,049.036 939,286 396,109 85 1 1.2 4,975 5,887 10,862 9.3 57.127 2,733 1.153 27.5 1,106 62.4 3.956 21.0 136.6 228,882 1.954.658 8.5 39.2 375
Missouri Pacific* .......... 1956 9,709 1,352,216 1,352,216 11,465 59,668 34,127 63.6 49.8 50.1 4,611,363 4,212,224 1,852,382 352 5 26 6.8 20,435 30.830 51,265 4.g 67.433 3,1 1.382 31.0 1381 69.9 6155 21.6 123.8 645.591 5,499.443 8.6 15.4 42.1 305
1955 9.705 1,302,979 1,302,979 11,242 56.342 30,131 65.2 50.1 50.1 4,306,903 3,924,887 1,737,223 315 43 90 20.1 26,910 25,251 52,161 3.1 66,011 3,029 1,341 30.8 1,074 53.5 5,774 21.9 102.1 679,323 5,727,021 8.5 8.5 41.8 369
Texas & Pacific ............. 1956 1,822 328,847 328.847 5,189 16,074 9.623 62.6 51.2 47.7 1,296,409 1,175.237 859.512 62 2.568 7.054 9.622 2.3 77.959 3.589 1,403 28.6 1,556 87.0 8,136 21.8 185.1 195610 2,186,098 11.2 42.6 576
1955 1,822 338,630 338.630 3,392 15.426 9.327 62.3 52.9 49.8 1.227,486 1,106,648 419,667 58 1 1.7 3.365 6.3oo 9,665 2.4 72.926 3,278 1,243 27.2 1,430 84.4 7,430 22.3 194.7 195.545 2.177.132 11.1 9.1 42.6 576
St. Louis-San Francisco ..... 1956 4.573 628,825 628,825 5.989 25.824 12.096 68.1 46.7 46.2 1,919,342 1,714,402 785.963 98 6 5.8 11,336 11,665 23,001 3.2 56,105 2,735 1,254 30.4 1,057 51.0 5,544 20.6 212.5 311,524 2.451.751 7.9 .4 36.8 349
1955 4,564 616.390 617,831 5.828 25,863 12,069 68.2 46.9 47.2 1,890.292 1,689,319 761,464 115 6 5.0 13.641 11.540 25.181 3.2 52.632 2.745 1.237 29.4 980 48.8 5,.382 19.2 183.3 3200811 2.582,896 8.1 36.6 350
St. Louis-San.Fran. & Texas 1956 154 19,701 19,701 631 396 61.4 36.6 44.8 50,424 43,718 18.695 2 476 476 3.8 41,282 2,232 955 29.6 1,383 76.0 3,916 18.6 331.9 6.572 30,880 4.7 33.0 212
1955 156 22,677 22,677 676 403 62.7 39.5 48.4 53.603 46,440 20,050 3 469 469 3.2 42,411 2,048 884 29.7 1.261 67.8 4.146 20.7 255.6 6,538 30,769 4.7 32.5 211
St. Louis Southwestern Lines. 1956 1,554 358.209 358,211 1.713 18,029 7,418 70.8 48.0 49.3 1,246.655 i,144.522 511.617 55 3 5.2 1,826 5.396 7.222 1.7 67,037 3,206 1,433 28.4 2,332 116.0 10,620 21.0 214.1 51,853 323,115 6.2 41.0 418
1955 1,554 315.909 315,937 1.546 16,290 6.527 71.4 44.0 48.2 1,048.503 959.428 428,878 56 1 16 21.9 2,076 5.073 7.149 1.4 62,155 3,040 1.359 26.3 1,899 101.0 8,903 20.5 150.6 51.984 315,853 6.1 39.6 419
Texas & New Orleans ......... 1956 4.302 737,080 737.080 3.009 30,816 17,677 63.5 52.4 48.0 2,402,119 2,166.226 931,055 135 3 2.2 5,332 17,124 22,456 1.4 61,108 2,958 1,271 30.2 1,353 70.5 6,981 20.8 183.0 188.358 2,268,303 12.0 42.6 406
1955 4.302 703,799 703.799 7.483 29,694 16.523 64.2 51.9 48.7 2.281,371 2,058,958 879,442 136 3 2.2 6,624 14,75 a21499 2.7 61.894 2,946 1,258 29.6 1,301 68.4 6.594 21.2 177.3 217?988 2,418421 11.1 42.3 471

Effective March 1, 1956 the reorganized Missouri Pacific Railroad returns Include the International Great Northern Railroad & Gulf Coast Lines.
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APRIL 1956


Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of APRIL 1956 Compared with APRIL 1955


FREIGHT SERVICE


SENGER SERVICE


- r .* 1 r r r-r-r~Tr r 1 T r r T T 1
Train Ton-mile, (lhounnndo)
isumner o~ roan ,neuninsivee
Number of freight earn on line Cm,, Gross
Locomo- Percent Locomo-


Region, road, and year




(1)

New England Region:
Boston & Maine .............. 1956
1955

N. Y., New H. & Hartford. *1956
1955
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson .......... 1956
1955
Del., Lack. & Western ........1956
1955

Erie .........................1956
1955

Grand Trunk Western ......... 1956
1955

Lehigh Volley ...............1956
1955

New York Central............. 1956
1955

New York, Chl. & St. Louis ..1956
1955

Pitts. & Lake Erie. ......... 1956
1955
Wabaeh ...................... 1956
1955
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ............ 1956
1955

Bessemer & Lake Erie # ....... 1956
1955

Central RR Co. of Neo Jersey.1956
1955

Chicago & Eastern Ill .......1956
1955

Elgin, Joliet & Eastern a/ ..1956
1955

Long Island ................1956
1955

Pennsylvania System .........1956
1955

Reading ......................1956
1955

Western Maryland ............ 1956
1955
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ...........1956
1955

Norfolk & Western ........... 1956
1955
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1956
1955

Central of Georgia. ......... 1956
1955

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. ..1956

Gulft, Mobile & Ohio .........1956

Illinois Central ............1956

Louisville & Nashvillle ...... 1956
1955


Miles
of road
operated


(2)


1,562
1;564
1,746
1,746

792
792
962
962

2,225
2,224
951
952
1,137
1,142
10,565
10,661
2,154
2,155
221
221
2,381
2,381
5,910
6,072
208
208
612
613
868
868
236
236

345
345
9,892
9,892

1,305

846
847
5,067
5,046
2,103
2,110
,5,278
5,334
1,731
1.731
336
336
2,717
2,717
6,532
6,539
4,714
4715


I II


Train-
miles


(3)


265,954
243,859
279,220
276,595

183,475
180,004
305,633
274,774
587,354
545,302
306,751
276,562
233,290
201,075

2,534,908
2,506,717
753,530
709,169
71,390
59,602
501,604
539,627

1,664,720
1,544,146
49,895
39,896
128,137
119,307
122,424
108,179
94,590
83,397
22,957
23,718
3,051,098
2:809,889
375,500
315,935
174,197
161,372
1,567,926
1,462,638
769,068
676,286
907,281
892,084
202,020
194,767
146,771
231,536
270,740
292,377
1,176,220
1,292,536
856,300
189,216


Locomotive-miles


Car-miles


Number oI roa locomotives
on line


I_______- I_____-____ -, .-______ -_____ ____


Principal
and
helper

(4)


271,870
251,196
279,504
276,483

189,087
186,140
319,695
287,310
593,874
553,100
315,644
282,675
236,430
204,146

2,580,033
2,552,139
776,262
733,661
71,390
59,806
503,662
540,302

1,871,166
1,710,423

53,914
,2,300
129,257
13.20,097
122,424
108,179
94,861
83,700
24,238
24,965
3,257,769
2,989,006
378,242
318,142
180,401
167,881
1,589,188
1,483.344

817,265
722,274
907,284
892,084

20260
194,743
146,771
231,536
270,740
292,377

1,177,322
1,294,575
860,887
189,277


Light


11,988
10,887
16,366
17,330
7,188
10,375
29,319
20,435
20,248
13,639
2,429
2,090
7,966
5,641

127,650
98,352
8,237
7,103



5,768
7,217
174,963
151,613
156
114
6,244
5,168
2,642
2,474



8,084
3,141

244,640
201,662
13,267
12,147
9,704
10,007
43,664
41,753
o64,026
58,51

10,
10,PrT




1,5L
111
288
35,097
40,109
16,626
2,946


Loaded
sands)

(6)


10,275
10,078
12,207
12,154

9,952
9,252
12,879
12,268
33,043
30,841
9,088
9,118
10,633
10,352
103,003
101,958
32,285
30,696
3,140
2,812
23,079
24,668
64,680
63,574
2,465
1,968
5.009
4:651
5,334
5,297
2,938
2,714
277
266
133,770
122,451
14,607
12,328
6,952
6,256

65,


3

?442
:46411
M7 931
8 584
,520
1 78





32,609
5.:980


5,831
5,621

6,422
6,007

4,400
4,759
6,243
5,612
15,281
13,745
6,790
6,133
6,035
5,167
66,250
62,588
17,185
15,250
1,639
1,227
12,337
12,212
38,231
39,233
1,602
1,228

2.585
2,:426
2,517
2,791
1,814
1:626
234
234
70,853
66,675
8,380
7,836

4,377
4,024



T 6,169
23,506
,0 ,366


3^
3,994
5,684
6,649




18,728
3,319


63.8
64.2
65.5
66.9

69.3
66.0
67.4
68.6
68.4
69.2
57.2
59.8
63.8
66.7
60.9
62.0
65.3
66.8
65.7
69.6
65.2
66.9
62.9
61.8
60.6
61.6
66.0
65.7
67.9
65.5
61.8
62.5
54.2
53.2

65.4
64.7
63.5
61.1
61.4
60.9










59.5
58.3
57.0
68.2
*72.2
0o.4^
71.9




.0
63.5
64.3


55.6
55.9
62.4
61.6

57.7
57.1

6o.5
61.4
64.4
63.6
63.8
59.2
67.8
66.8
63.8
62.9
57.0
57.7
35.5
39.1

F53.4
47.7
62.3
60.1
27.3
28.2
66.0
66.1
55.0
55.7
47.2
47.3
86.6
86.1
58.0
58.6"
73.4
70.0
76.5
72.7



2
51.6








y.1
58.1
57.6
59.1
66.5


Gross

Including Excluding
locomotives locomotives
and tenders and tenders
(11) (12)


I-


Net Serviceable


Not Stored
stored

(14) (15)


Revenue
and non-
revenue
(13)


I-


Home


(18)


1 i i I I-


1-


-r


Percent
un-
service-
able

| (21)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)


I i


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-mile,
excluding
locom. -
tives and
tenders
(23)


-r-


Net
ton-miles
per mile of
road per
day

(28)


-1 1 1 1-


tmi. p
howr

(29)


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day
(30)


Train-miles



(31)


758,833
724,468

853,928
831,474

747,461
700,114
949,025
867,963
2,264,986
2,059,298
753,221
720,116
823,327
746,906

8,119,724
7,802,679
2,530,503
2,308,245
291,360
257,418
1,654,109
1,701,755
6,081,471
5,481,829
308,664
249,722
401,832
370,853
406,406
379,664
259,843
234.852
24,114
23,207
10,762,795
9,543,747
1,278,780
1,088,677
660,067
581,741
6,194,974
5,875,266

3,925,792
3,497,129
2,420,549
2,426,253
617,906
622,925

633,495
96.,870
1, 158,673
1,288,915
4,024,628
4,244,518
2,689,899
551,356


a/No passenger-train service.
# Discontinued passenger service March 1955.


Percent
un-
service-
able of
total
locomo-
tives
(34)


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day

(36)


Passenger-
train
car-miles


(32)


683,028
655,331
773,299
747,037

682,864
634,271
857,973
780,726
2,053,457
1,865,086
675,883
646,708

751,475
685,229

7 440,289
7,134,695
2,286,971
2,079,549
274,181
241,169
1,525,836
1,564,752
5,488,592
4,933,191
286,710
233.440
367,646
341,160
376,805
353,657
243,036
219,956
20,216
19,622
9,758,832
8,629,134
1,192,385
999,971
596,603
524,319
5,742,174
5,436,335

3,504,471
3,124,253
2,156,426
2,180,437
556,867
565,763
570,228
872,918
1,060,527
1,186,184
3,702,749
3,886,031
2,452,564
481,227


1----7- 1 1 1 1 1 I-


--~------


I i i i


263,340
248,318
306,857
293,236

350,212
309,835
373,232
332,182
826,979
741,150
270,216
250,335
344,712
306,734

3,315,854
3,123,229
1,033,942
924,674
169,540
152,421
599,644
600,568
2,690,537
2,380,527
183,884
152,633
189,887
175,413
184,704
170,875
130,631
117,391
8,725
8,327
4,676,385
3,974,014
643,534
512,033
334,265
288,263
3,159,163
2,999,817
1,944,624
1,702,265
927,234
957,657
271,776
277,055
249,206
391,325
517,890
572,898
1,767,036
1,774,938
1,249,008
264,208


1,560
2,591
2,040
2,242
1,591
4:862

3.2361
6.046
6,820
8;633
3,952
4,083
7,902
9,070
49,816
65,712
5,948
8,492
2,839
5,073

8,784
8,327



4,288
5,563
2,167
4,798
2,528
2,873
6,618
7,495

4
97,843
114,791
10,027
14,790
4,093
4,969
48,040
51,365
31,560
31,959
17,251
19,293
2,179
2,867
329
589
4,585
4,810
22,640
26,283
26,903
32,358


8,366
8,132
18,793
14,759
6,367
4,596
12,734
9,138
21,781
17,834
10,287
8,651
8,240
7,945
96,259
83,786
19,329
17,032
9,106
6,577
10,247
10,258
51,612
47,803
1,274
920
11,866
9,102
3,450
3,890
10,324
8,898
4,112
3,310
93,621
90,114
23,492
15,726
4,719
2,910
35,470
30,760
9,862
7,879
18,481
18,061
6,823
6,356
4,676
6,290
10,470
11,234
27,717
26,446
15,581
6,942


9,926
10,723
20,833
17,001

7,958
9.458
15,990
15,184
28,601
26,467
14,239
12,734
16,142
17,015
146,075
149,498
25,277
25,524
11,945
11,650
19,031
18,585
97,384
102,191
5,562
6,483
14,033
13,900
5,978
6,763
16,942
16,393
4,112
3,314
191,464
204,905
33,519
30,516
8,812
7,879
83,510
82,125
41,422
39,838
35,732
37,354
9,002
9,223
5,005
6,879
15,055
16,044
50,357
52,729
42,484
39,300


40,824
42,326
43.,363
45,573
64,628
66,084
49,677
51,306
66,973
66,112

47,894
51,543
68,397
69,900
51,264
51,269
53,387
52,993
60,956
60,702
67,289
63,823
50,461
49,762
92,338
90,411
40,913
42,103
53,274
50,378
20,917
23,447
5,793
6,096

54,961
54,942
49,584
48,736
50,051
47,007
70,743
70:I04
78,965
80,776
46,215
44,588
48,925
49,321
89,701
79,770
75,568
78,738
53,729
51,415
50,324
57,993


2,576
2,695
2,769
2,701
3,738
3,541
2,852
2,892

3:a

2,228
2,354

3,276
3,427
2,990
2,879
3,098
2,999
3,872
4,058
3,056
2,914
3,351
3,241
5,917
6,061
3,026
2,971
3,086
3,278
2,701
2,737

910
849
3,281
3,150
3,176
3,165
3,503
3,281
3,691
3,737
4,686
4,753
2,389

2,761
2,919
3,897
3,774
3,925
4,071
3,195
3,045
2,871
2,551


5,620
5,292
5,858
5,598
14,740
13,040
12,933
11,510
12,389
11,108

9,471
8,765
10,106
8,953
10,462
9,765
16,000
14,303
25,572
22,990
8 395
8,408

15,175
13,068
29,469
24,460
10,342
9,538
7,093
6,562
18,451
16,581
843
805
15,758
13,391
16,438
13,089
13,170
11,344
20,783
19,816
30,823
26,892
5,856
5,985
5,234
5,335
24,723
38,822
6,354
7,029
9,017
9,048

8,832
1,868


15 .9 158.9 483,823
15.8 129.8 475,012
15.7 126.4 746,455
16.9 126.8 8oo00,949
17.4 169.4 64,370
18.8 163.3 65,327
17.7 211.0 312,029
18.1 177.2 312,890

19.2 137.9 318,870
19.3 128 320,164

21.7 149.9 92,645
22.0 128.1 89,797
21.2 251.0 111,111
20.5 219.0 124,401
17.5 158.1 46G,839
18.0 139.0 2,504,674
17.6 144.3 95,835
18.1 128.3 97,153
15.9 184.6 29,057
15.0 100.8 30,879
22.1 169.3 216,300
22.0 186.4 218,085
15.3 135.3 815,280
15.6 123.3 855,527
16.1 125.9
15.5 102.7
14.3 89.4 174,337
14.7 80.1 174,684
17.3 146.8 105,699
15.4 143.0 63,720
8.1 102.7
8.9 91.5 -
6.6 143.0 559,411
7.4 102.1 524,264
17.2 107.8 2,475,774
17.9 87.6 2,485,510
15.6 81.0 278,513
15.4 69.5 295,939
14.6 187.9 14,882
14.5 181.2 14,924
19.3 94.3 287,036
18.9 93.7 301,793
17.3 126.2 219,117
17.5 104.3 239,251
19.4 150.7 566,296
18.2 136.6 534,681
17.7 95.6 94,856
17.0 95.0 122,872
23.1 67.2 56,855
21.2 99.5 70,973
19.3 107.6 144,131
19.4 118.0 144,891
17.1 97.4 653,067
17.1 74.2 700,880
17.6 141.5 475,557
12 .0n -1


2,476,466
2,570,646
6,190,060
6,278,864
444,862
487,510
2,202,637
2,190,803
2,585,968
2,533,855

836,468
797,291
891,772
1,115,915
27,250,168
27,829,905
698,010
731,238
179,507
186,554
1,811,633
1,712,435
7,459,475
7,789,137



1,062,506.
1,070,582
918,928
556,246



4 142,620
4,126,313
30,281,852
30,254,459
1,419,460
1,533,695
34,269
34,971
2,663,605
2,846,504
1,932,868
2,019,131
7,667,953
7,069,557
999,225
1,110,816
766,693
1,192,532
1,344,800
1,289,175
6,462,482
6,885,660
4,894,042


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Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of APRIL 1956 Compared with APRIL 1955 -Continued
F R E IG H T SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomnotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles thousandsa) Number ofo locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gros Gros s e Net N Locomo- Percent Locomo-
olneton-Miles ton-miles Net tn Net Car- Net rive- un tve
Region, rood, and year miles Per- Gross Net Serviceable Per- per per ton-a ie nnmiles Passer-is .
B ,road Train- Per- cent Un- et Percent train-ho r, train-mile, miles pm r pies petrpermile s l eo np rain -miles P ass ng a e o
exrdngecudn prla edar odpr trgain oom-car-m c ars per total loem-
oprsed mis Prncpa Ladd e npty e- cent east- sev- un- Hme Foreign TWlu- lcm- ooo ri-- rho p r tretri
an ih thu (huserv- sertae- y day day ]como-ilesv
od Lirhtdto Pnn t Lhenty loaded bound Including Excluding Revenue Not Stor "e sHor icF eorei- g vex in r le War lt r-m c
helper sands) sands) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- stored able ice- able tivesand tives and mile a y day rmv
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders e day
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)
Nashvlle, Chatt. & St. Louis96 1043 173, 16 177,647 4,306 5,905 2,350 715 69:2 53:0 432607 38 48 187:989 0 83O 637 3.8 42,789 2,23 1,088 37.1 6 008 1.9 816 3 9+4196 19 -
15 1:043 3,0 3702 16 140 13 73 4121833 996 44" 47 11.3 +,O 0; 2:623 16: 65? 3.9 41.277 2.501 1,186 30.7 220 10.2 1,:424 16:6 N2+9 8:8418 88:296 100O-:0. 1
SeaboardArL n ........... 56 4,051 685,890 685,890 2,885 27,135 15,958 63.0 58.3 50.7 2 211,173 1 989,387 888,658 238 11 7.4 1,38615,90827,294 2.5 5,531 2,968 1 3626 32.7 iO6351.6 7,312 18.8 178. 498.000 5,522.864 11. 9. a
......19355 4:,053 649,018 6429,018 2.5-59 26,737 16:653 61.6 38.8 30.s8 2,213:44.? 1:989,112 87o,628 135 9 6.3 12.225 1+:,#" 26:723 2:8 57.085 3.112 1:362 32.5 1.07?53.7 7,160 18.6 175.9 467,403 5,220,19311%. 12. 2.'"5
Southern 1956 6,259 896,059 896,119 13,233 43,37 20,735 67.7 57.9 50.6 3,192,109 2,847,367 1,319,758 279 2 .7 15,819 27,181 43,000 2.5 54,733 3,189 1,478 30.4 1,o 42 50.6 7,029 17.2 117. 617,391 6,276,317 10.2 1.8 3. 365
other .................... 1955 6,24 988,474 988,534 15,935 49,731 22,475 68.9 57.7 50.7 3,594,403 3,234406 1,514.,378 279 1 .4 18,174 26,925 45,o099 4.2 54,875 3,298 1,544 30.51,119 53.4 8,059 16.8 128. 655,230 6,854,042 10.5 34.6 362
""orlhw s erthn reon .... S
Chl. & North Western. 1956 ? 810 698,6+6 699,793 8129 29828 14,760 ".9 58.2 50.4 2,241,149 2 050,826 894,840 146 9 22 12.4 16,508 28,806 45,314 4.3 53,751 2,985 1.303 30.0 668 3 .3 3.819 18.3 145.8 664,111 5,003,371 7.6 17.0 37.7 159
1955........ 7:848 ?03,086 705,068 9 203 29:965 14:962 66.7 56.2 50.3 2,202,612 2018,288 928,915 142 22 35 17.6 17.689 26.786 44,475 4.4 53,109 2,920 1,344 31.0 709 34.3 3,945 18.5 132.6 765.217 6,601,569 8.7 17.6 39.6 169
Chicago Great Wetern .......1956 1,437 131 604 131,604 202 7,718 3,033 71.8 58.6 50.9 569,092 508,908 240,152 31 2 6.1 1,404 4,385 5 789 2.6 75,934 3,874 1,828 31.11,458 65.3 5.571 19.6 139.1 65,009 259,042 4.0 14.3 33.4 311
1955 1,:437 134,045 134,045 210 7,797 3,387 69.7 56.7 49.8 571,497 511,221 231,924 30 3 9.1 1,710 3,832 5,542 3.6 72,824 3,820 1,733 29.7 1,329 64.1 5,380 19.1 141.9 68,760 293,722 4.3 32.2 329
Ch..., .,St.P.Pac ...1956 10633 24, 92939,279 16,8778 ,5 663 5 057. 0. 30811 2,796,1? 12+4,630 276 7 13 4.4 828 3170 536 .0 58411 .32 1.382 31. ?o .0 708 34.3 3,996 19 740,74 2 6,915,972 9..4 7 .10
1955 10.0633 9-57,397 974,+37 18.230 41:420 220030 6-5.3 56.2 r 4 3,085.101 2,794.,218 1,230,401 2-56 -52 2-5 7.-5 33.038 27,926 294 5.9 56.598 2,928 1,289 29.7 657 33.9 3,857 19:1 107.2 657.016 5:428,284 8.3 9.5 `++.
Cht., t.,P.rnneapo, &0.0 956 116 06 15.169 56,089 J.89 5,076 2,686 6.4 50. 83 0 3,736 31 5 35 0549 42 13 : 236 1,30 8,8278 93. 37 3 .5 34 9 28289 87 299 538 2.56 3,1 45 1.1 81.4 910,89 658 2721662 379 2
19-55 1:606 165,106 166,046 71 504 251 59 6. 18 378,317 3892 14:0 0 1 1,38 7,209 8:347 5.8 31.3N 2 :02,71 884 28.9 581 30.5 3,003 15..3 86.6 104, 000 808:7?94 ?.8 15:126
DAluth, uesabe & Iron Rag e 1 0956 569 105,498 106,2753 ,955o 6 4,639 +,654963 65.5 75. 0.50. 7,?01 475 801 286,64,0 708 7 9.1 1 46 292 670 14,962 2.0 73,580 4,854 20924 61.8 650 20.8 16,792 16.3 58.4 ?,7770 81,930 3.0 48.8 6
195i9 88,08? 89, S1 ,067 3,555 3 378 51:.3 6:4 500 414,961 380:785 232244 57 5 6 8. 13,:723 756 %4,479 1.6 70,52 4,628 2823 65.3 5 15.6 13.605 16.3 52:?7 74o 2740 -12.
Grator ..... 1. 815 272 2 1, 347 1,147 849 37228 46150 20642 69.1 61.8 50.1 3,631200 3.297,189 1,630,765 277 40 11.0 20,133 22.01 42,194 3.0 56,123 2,935 1,452 35.3 1.270 52.0 6571 194 115.8 521,275 :,907ol 99.0 :
N:............. 955 8,270 1,117,281 1.123,29531,363 41,999 21 875 65:8 59.9 46.7 3,344940 3,003.776 1,394,903 231 144 47 11.1 22,421 20,400 42,821 3.0 52,923 2,718 1,262 33.21,102 50.5 5,622 19.7 96.5 604,340 5,884,198 10.5 4.4 39.9
I Lrmeaclto,St.P.& S.st.Mirle 1956 ll .1 a380,277 36.,596 1,319 13356 6,807 66. 2 60 0 52.6 1,070,868 899 511 411., 1 99 10 3 2.9 6.106 8,905 1 1,Oll 47. 50,722 2,374 1,085 30.8 910 44.6 3,286 21.4 141.7 169,775 921,581 5.4 34.3 204
19m55 4,171 372:32 37+,124 2.162 12:33+ .5,33-5 69.8 61.7 5:. 1,053,530 879:669 365,196 85 3 10, 5.9 7:01 6:,00 14,001 7.2 49:817 2:376 986 29.6 884 42.8 2,919 21.1 128.5 177,331 948,187 5.4 6.7 33.2 182
Northern Paf ... 1956 6 569 829,700 8a,660 20069 35,207 16.859 67.6 59.6 0.2 2,618,070 2,370,674 1,067,685 233 72 44 12.6 18,120 16,770 34,890 9 57772 2,873 1,294 30.3 981 47.8 5,418 20.2 88.0 431,257 3,677,098 9.7 2
CntralWest0ern Region- 19.. 6:570 842,254 877,075 27:278 32,404 16,688 66.0 60.8 49.8 2:648,944 2,338,253 1,034,369 288 25 60 16.1 19:436 16.666 36,102 .9 56.060 2,787 1,233 31.9 931 44.2 5,248 20.2 87.6 457,675 4.059,162 103 4.32







Tea ai o .............8890 9 154.220.
ACeh., Top. & F. re (1noj. 1936 13 124 2474 5972,585g1865,508 113,86 629 6 6 45. 4 48 3 8 ,788,317 7,804,262 3.025,218 518 48 65 10.3 48,075 38,118 86,193 3.4 74,549 3,163 1,226 26.6 1,190 69.6 7,684 23.6 146.9 1,706,658 19,475,792 11.8 6 49.5
G.C.& S.F. and P.& S F.)- 1955 1098 2;442,112 2:542:79 591,955 115,674 65:863 63:7 45:4 49:5 8:772:775 7,805,301 2,917:718 519 81 29 4.6 52:763 32,704 85.467 4.6 74,111 3,209 1.200 25.2 1,121 69.8 7,425 23.2 146.8 1,700,095 19,391,968 12.1 5. 8.1 528
Chi., Burl. & iny.. 1956 8 771 1 010,925 1.005,819 23 305 46 278 19,408 70.5 52.7 49.4 3,353,400 2,989,678 1339,694 199 43 4 157 17,404 23,488 40,892 3 63,848 2,963 1 28.9 1099 3.9 091 21.6 126.3 967,251 8,410,131 9.1 5. 43.9 13
1955 8.807 1:.063,686 1.059,052 37:609 45:918 19,611 70.1 53.2 48.9 3:236.342 2,894,834 1:280:165 209 58 25 8.6 22,383 21.531.43014 3:1 57,889 26 1:2in 28.91966 9 : 849 23 130.1 970.330 8,206.882 8.9 3.9






..u ....n.... ..... 5788 ,76 :06 2.9,,,8 9301 6 9
Chi., Rock1. & Peifo, .... 1956 7,580 914,65-5 910,6-56 1 1,58 36,?28 21.215 63 2 34.1 49.4 2,851,895 2,609,314 1.111,125 169 6 3.4 11,478 19,901 31.379 3.9 59,628 2,860 1,218 30.5 1,174 60.9 4,886 20.9 181.4 732,580 5.990,824 8.8 3.8 41.2 289
""1955 7:904 871,200 867,794, 1483 33.913 19.-54'+2 64.8 l5,5.6 :50.9 2,685,047 2,464.154 1:025,647 170 4 1 .6 13.990 19,338 33:328 4.3 57,058 2,835 1,180 28.61,074 58.0 4,325 20.2 174.5 745,081 6,313,187 9.0 6.5 4O.8 306
Denver & R. G. Weste ...... 956 2155 268,165 2897 237 1244 5685 71.5 52.7 50.6 110874 96,832 465,152 66 12 20 204 7,399 6,1313,412 3.1 71094 3,596 ,739 3271 153 49.4 19 19.8 111.2 136,654 1,87.951 8.0 37 7
......1%935 2:163 291,193 3%1,8633046 1230 6:92-5 67.3 -5-5.9 8.9 1:130,929 1,004,739 471,13-5 60 4.2 2.519.7 ?,835 5,839 13,674 3.2 68,141 3.459 1,622 33:1 1:114 50.1 7,259 19.7 94.9 135,952 1,105,320 8.1 16.7
SouteurnoPacific ............ 1956 8,05 52,34.82ON 222,102 15461 9 ,423 54,172 64.3 350.9 48; 7,646 6,89o6810,260311,.009 645 122 64 7. 30.527 47.73778.264 2.1 62 211 3,41 135 3 29.2 1:231 65.8 11,765 19. o0.1 832.195 1. 24:52 .10.4 0 1.2
.......19-55 8:072 2;197,809 2:315,039 194.606 99:388 55, 10 64.3 52-q'.4 N 7:704,9-50 6,835,;130 2,800:726 633 52 100 12.? 32,243 48:240 80,48.3 1.8 6o,456 3,152 11288 28.2 1, 666.-5 %1,66 19.4 119:1 885:352 12,:-4,7 59 1 6.:4 o8
Union Pnfic .............. 196 9,804 2.075,550 2.122,202 83.730101,367 ,169 67.8 53.1 49.5 7,+11,706 6t69.660O 2 268 2 7 364 10 112 17 9 28,0:1 34,237 62,288 1.8 81.522 3,228 1,393 28.2 1,557 81:j 9:74 26.4 120471,076.068 12,908.54;9 .8 1. 11.5 0
190 9:M 2 :261,821 2,304.563 108,294 102,283 37,24'9 64.1 33.4 47.:5 7:81o,859 6,96o.696 2:898:937 409 202 123 16.8 30,712 33.423 64,135 2.6 80.157 3:10?71,294 28.3 1,501 82.6 9,8 ? 26.O 111.4 ,5,551.6,121. %9.8 8
Western Pacific ............. 1956 1,190 233,11 5 23,63916781% 10,871 44, 4 70O8 383 8 .44. 8 ,0020 703,163 313642 44 2 4.3 2,202 4,278 6,480 1.9 78.73 3.043 ,358 28.9 1,571 6.9 8.791 9 202 88008 7075712. 1 5 473
1953 1,190 230,4'79 2 .5,742216,869 10,478 5,073 67.:4 39.4 43.4 + 813,824 + 714, 3139,9?7 40 2,489 3:57o 6,059 1.8 76,575 3,125 1,400 30.5 1.717 83.4 8.963 97 1 8:953891:
Southwestern Region: 8,2 ',3 ,0 .. ,4 54 %,0 09 253 %5'1 6,0 J. 8
nsas yRthrn .......... 956 886 ,696 15.02 236 8603 #4,31 67.4 418. 47.6 688237 622.98 287,150 25 2 7.4 1,234 6,49C 7.724 22 .2 6 4, 1 3 U4 108 20.9 2 3 5,2 76 7
19-55 886 143:,131 14+5.135 +56 8,383 3,931 68.0 -53.1 48.2 631:133 572.134 2-58,377 235 3 10.7 1,286 5:9041 7,190 3.5 8 .,48 3,958 1,787 30.8 1,184 56.5 9,721 21.4+ 189.2 117,405 773.606 6.6 2
Loui.siana&Arkanss........ 1956 76 96.,]35 96, 4 .269 2,246 65.3 41.3 4.9 356.167 327o744 3 is 1.521 3.75 2?2 50 6866 3,4141,618 36. 9 6440.4 6,94 20.1 217.1 45128 295713 6 .262
19.......1 8 966 11 21 2136 44 008 2,09 -5 63.? 4 .6 0 50 .4 32 ,8 1 295,880 1?.'1,732 13- ,1320 3,187' ',507 9 9 51 4 2 3,082 1 4 6 35.1 989 ,2.9 6 20 1 7 4 8 : 9 .
Mo.- Kans.-T.tasLine.....956 3,230 328243 328 23 3,410 14,222 7 238 66. 336.2; 45.1 1050,642 936.079 408+6 8 3 3.4 ,946 6,9? 10,920 5.9 62.173 2,859 l,248 28.7 1.228 64.5 4 b,215 21.8 1344 199,156 1,831,648 9.2 5.6 4O.2 ?7
23 2 :7 2'' :8 8 :8 9939 6 3 1 23 9.7? 84 9 275 ,6 7 5 ,5 6 3.939 2 3 137 .7 226,285 1 .983.331 8 .8 .2 0
1955 3 ,2: 38 477 28 #9 3 558 13 ,8? ,50 64 '.7 38.3 46.0 1 009,267 9" 2,608 3 16 8 Z:7
Missouri Pacific .2...........19 356 9.7"0 1273.005 .2773.005 10,19 56,370 31 092 64. 48.8 50.7 337.209 3.955,962 1,76:,741 33 34 9.2 21.96 30:63 52,02? 1% 65,956 3 131 1,396 31.3 1.13a 6.4 6.055 21.2 122.7 626,24133 5,228,835 8.4 20.0 421 336
19..........1 88 85 1, 38 5 ,6 4 30 ,347 64 .3 51 .7 51 7 ,4206.704 3,830,606 1 ,676 ,:+59 33 3 "5 98 21.0 2 -5.456 27 ,25 2 52:714 2 .7 65:238 2: 9" 4 1,310 30.7 1.,06 ;4. 5.76o 22.0 102.1 657,761 5,454, %10 8.4 6.3 `+ 5
Texas & Pacoifo ............. 956 1,822 307 813 307813 3,766 14,308 8,743 62.1 0.7 48.4 %1I?2t4O I 1.058.564 413,485 59 1 .7 2:12 6:11. 9.042 3.3: 6 903 3456 1,350 28. 14 6 8a. 7 :,565 22.4 183.3 191 484 2 16?,8661.3 42:
19.55 1,822 31.5,699 313:,699 2:981 14',754 7.31-5 66.9 50.1 50.3 1,111,064 996.5"6 393.399 60 1 1:6 3,019 6,26 9,282 3.0 ?1:690 3:169 1,251 26. 1.,7) 77.* 7,197 22.7 189.6 189:579 2:145,273 11"3 9.1 #. ?
St." Louis-Sn Francico9.....156 4;5 596767 596.767 5,734 25,266 11,096 69 5 4?:9 46.7 ; 867,37 669.,94 779,39,1 9 6 8 398 0?74 22,142 3. ;5,050 2,809 .311 30.g 1,15 53. 5,681 20.4 2123 304.123 2,377,893 7.8 9
1955 4,5N 612,856 613.4"o 3,798 2-5,9"2 11,933 68.:3 48.2 46.2 1:899.25.55 1,703,872 776,679 116 5, 11 118 107 2390 34 517 2701.0 30 105 1. ,63 91 166 3145 26840 8.
St;. Louis-Sn.lFran. & Texas. 1956 14 19136 19.136 A 5" 330 64.5 32.2 42 0 W6 43,017 20.245 2 2- 421 42. 3.3 "43.452 2,252 1,06 33.8 1,505 69. 4,382 19.3 330.2 6,36 29,689 47 33.0 212
St1955 256 21.13 21,713L 602 31 ? 65. 335. 48.: 6 055 40O,600 7.9 487 497 3.5 38.815 1.870 8 29.9 1,255 64.1 3,64845 20.8 254.9 6,286 29,735 4.7 32"2 210
S Lo.iouto.esn .. i 9e 6 .196 1 34 342 210 342 224 Pl,18 16.254 6 882 70.3 46.5 47.?7 1,122,713 1,024,907 458,148 53 3 2 3.6 1.720 5.01 6,739 1.7 63,77o 3,007 1344 z8. 2,18 110.5 9,827 21.3 214. 44,758 261.461 8 33.3
195t 1:553 306:734. L| 306,? iw 13,;40 6:665 70: : 47.6 13062:013 971,630 434+332 35 1 15 20.5 13838 5,o6: 6,903 1.5 64,308 3.172 1.418 27.: 2,061 106.3 9,316 20.3 150.2 50,205 305,514 8.1 .
Texas & towOeas.. 1 <956 4 302 701 ,142 701 142 3 912 28,568 0 862 64:3 51 3 46. 8 2 216,329 1."2,995 870,711 139 3.5 5.428 17,17< 22,604 1.4 59,085 2,862 1250 305 128 65.7 6.747 20.8 179. 183072 2 2,15,878 1
195. 5 4:302 1678,405 678,40-5 5,:0512 28.833 1333 1 6: 6 1 2;69,751 :9.5,808 181;390 133 2.0 6.1" 15,40 21546 2.5 160,906 2.901 1278 29 1.33 66.' 6,674 21.1 176.8 23.849 2. 070 1-


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS







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Subject to revision


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


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Statement No. M-200
MAY 1956


Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of MAY 1956 Compared with MAY 1955


FREIGHT SERVICE PS R SERVICE

Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gross Gross Net Nt Percent Loeomo-
______________________ ___ _______________________n- tn Car Net t n- tive-
SNet Serviecable Per er er S milesmile ton-miles TTa Passenger-- service i
Region, road, and year letTn i, m siPsrc Per- Gross Net Serviceable Ue- Pr rr tr-ile milesr- ae
Miled Train- rPer- cent Uon- U st Prerent train-hour. train-mile, miles er p er perar per mile lof tn aer oTrain-mil train n ae p
orad miles Principal Loaded Empty Per cent east- ser un- Home Foeig Total Un- eclmo- c- trinoadedi ca r- road per ar-miles total -
ope and Light (thou- (thou- cent loaded bound Including Excluding Revenue Not Stored ce- ser- ome reign service- locomo- ocomo- train- car- day day hor lo o tive-
helper sands)L sand) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- stored able ice- able ties and tives and mii le day yives day
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (1 (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) ) 33) (34) (35) (36)


New England Region:
Boston & Maine .............. 1956
1955
N. Y., New H. & Hartford .. 1956
1955
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson ........... 1956
1955
Del., Lack. & Western ....... 1956
1955
Eri e ........................ 1956
1955
Grand Trunk Western ......... 1956
1955
Lehigh V lley ............... 1956
1955
New York Central ............ 1956
1955
New York, Chi. & St. Louis .. 1956
1955
Pittas. & Lake Erie .......... 1956
1955

Wabash ...................... 1956
1955
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ........... 1956
1955
Bessemer & Lake Etrie f# ....... 1956
1955

Central RR Oo. of Nev Jersey. 1956
1955

Chicago & Eastern Ill. ...... 1956
1955

Elgin, Joliet & Eastern a/ .. 1956
1955
Long Island ............... 1956
1955
Pennsylvania System ......... 1956
1955
Reading ..................... 1956
1955
Western Ma ryland ............ 1956
1955
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1956
1955
Norfolk & Western ........... 1956
1955
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1956
1955
Central of Georgia. .......... 1956
1955

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. .... 1956
1955
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ......... 1956
1955
Illinois CentrPl ............ 1956
1955
Louisviwlle & Nashville ...... 1956
1955


288,43:
290, 686
191,808
182,469
316,300
276,975
609,671
571,698
3o3,301
269,671
243,848
217,984
2,594,105
2,613,22C
780,47
738,08;
14,7
68:39


263,711
250,"b9
288,508
290,710
196,944
188,009
329,588
288,681
616,125
579,800
308,886
277,873
248,020
221,982
2,630,908
2,659,771
800,935
772,593
2~
':U


519,12q 522,453
551,683 552,828


1,562
1,564
1, 746
1,746
792
792
962
962
2,225
2,22.

951
952
1,137
1,12
10,565
10,661
2,154
2,155
221
221
2,381
2,381
5,910
6,072
208
208
612
613
868
868
236
236
345
345
9,892
9,892
1,303
1,303
846
8046


2,103
2,104
5,278
5,336
1,731
1,731

336
336
2,717
2,717
6,532
6,531
4,714
4,715


1,984,080
1,847,479
75,309
67,007
132,375
123,970
125,797
116,342
97,612
89,495
25,633
25,133
3,483,293
3,273,463
374,838
328,312
186,941
178,289
1,667,674
1,562,127
846,739
766,180
8,:7
?4,349

224,004
194,341
147,361
220,478
281,069
281,359
1,242,579
1,283,590
956,071
668,243


10,310
9,277
21,454
18,979
6,176
6,474
27,300
21,397
18,168
14,521
2,375
2,037
8,726
6,702
132,651
106,118

7:943


10,074
9,885
12,455
12,593
10,7

13,464
12,448
33,807
31,938
9,290
9,114
10,988
10,949
102,756
106,667
32,784
31,206
3,314
3,354


5,060
5,085
6,189
6,062
4,170
3,931
6,560
5,749
15,868
14,557
6,671
5,845
6,123
5,478
67,918
67,277
18,085
14,988
1,463
1,349


6,22323,536 12,818 64.7
6,027 24,850 13,055 65.6


189,473
175,841
216
228
6,769
5,219
2,556
2,072



8,359
3,535
270,891
256,879
11,534
11,66
10,849
9,72;
47,9]
46,08
60,05
62,02
10,2

2,27
1,80.
64
1,64
46
16
36,202
39,005
17,66 1
12,451


69,516
70,739
3,797
3,320
0,97
,895
5,559
5,481

3,051
2,919
279
279
141,962
135,246
14,814
12,717
,233
,951
1, 399
9,638
38,927
36,376
29,737
31,147
8,739
8,355
9,477
13,638
15,541
16,727
50,781
54,266
35,729
23,003


41,844
39,960
2,710
2,439
2,575
2,425
2,608
2,462
1,753
1,636
247
232
76,3"
71,944
8,082
6,868



9,;622
27442
2,391
19,612
22,936
3,933
3,498
3,836
5,39i
6,6&
6,67?
31,621
32,10
21,15:
13,951


62.4
63.9
58.4
57.6
66.4
669
68.1
69.0
63.5
64.1

53:0

65.0
65.3
64.7
64.9
62.6
64.4
57.1
258.4
58.7
59.9
60.3
57.6
69.o
70.5
S71.2
S71.7
69.9
71.5
S61.6
62.8
62.8
62.2


60.0
61.1
65.3
65.3
60.9
59.8
59.3
62.1

263.8

65.7
60.3
67.5
68.3
64.2
63.8
58.1
58.9
41.1
42.3
56.4
49.3
61.1
59.0
23.9
16.4
65.3
66.1
57.0
53.8
4l.8.3
49.8
85.7
86.7
57.8
59.5




753.2


50.9
59.5
60.8
452.3
53.2
50.9
59.3
6o.8
52.3
53.2
51.6
54.1
56.3
56.3
59.5
58.5
62.4
63.4


50.0
51.0
50.8
51.9
52.9
53.1
47.1
50.3
48.0
48.5
49.6
50.9
51.9
52.4
47.5
48.6
48.9
50.6
51.9
52.6
48.0
49.2
50.9
50.8
51.1
49.9
51.9
52.8
50.8
50.5
52.2
53.3
49.0
51.3
49.1
50.2
52.9
53.6
49.9
52.6
49.2
49.6
50.0
50.7
51.7
50.1
51.4
51.2
53.3
53.9
51.7
52.9
50.4
50.0
50.6
51.8


735,696 661,257
706,239 635,535
876,436 791,189
864,747 775,998
758,974 692,405
695,925 631,870
997,063 902,472
894,386 804,777
2,345,880 2,127,018
2,191,828 1,987,355
759,035 682,568
704,740 634,055
861,607 786,124
813,461 746,228
8,251,285 7,561,478
8,326,878 7,631.705
2,601,132 2,549,880
2,376,247 2,134,362
301,213 283,249
303,181 284,919
1,714,154 1,577,020
1,753,511 1,613,412
6,523,506 5,896,086
6,060,935 5,468,927
480,251 449,479
442,369 414,868
415,267 381,528
389,139 356,876
433,692 403,790
400,516 373,713
268,156 250,840
250,533 234,672
25,405 21,288
23,742 20,122
10,795,106 .0,599,973
11,032,410 9,769,6,2
1,296,149 1,209,293
1,092,526 1,002,920
683,485 617,547
642,240 580,245
6,794,642 6,312,807
6,428,502 5,965,572
4,121,310 3,688,229
3,742,885 3,346,483
2,437,784 2,156,413
2,526,590 2,264,956
671,167 604,733
622,394 562,460
632,676 569,318
903,64 7 815,385
1,139,914 1,039,865
1,194,238 1,094,681
4,118,94 3,774,325
4,270,34 3,914,693

2,976,483 2,715,964
2,007,259 1,817,484


272,009
253,767
327,247
311,373
362,171
324,879
38,761
36,219
861,269
802,906
274,726
243,554
368,52
345,465
3,404,480
3,392,251
1,066,125
975,037
178,631
181, 640
616,889
612,846
2,960,687
2,711,188
285,192
269,503
201,432
185,284
195,343
185,165
137,159
121,037
9,159
8,676

5,171,599
4,643,841
662,297
530,527
350,228
331,305
3,547,378
3,347,674
2,049,971
1,850,095
948,866
964,908
295,295
274,985
253,031
362,991
500,919
519,041
1,756,957
1,797,943
1,369,179
941,855


1,490
2,409
2,066
2,027
1,448
3,839
3,2

4,954
7,897
4,109
3,640

7,472
8,532
47,927
61,797
6,245
6,087
2,568
3,846
8,890
8,072
46,148
49,148
4,346
3,995
2,161
3,967
2,391
3,068
6,505
7,195

4
99,101
110,286
8,707
12,781
4,064
4,348

48,5:
32,176
30,511
",6,979
18,950
2.135
2,708

301
581
4, 246
5,189
22,471
25,364
26,876
27,947


8,624
8,774
16,357
15,845
6,073
4,723
12,098
9,520
20,698
17,863
8,903
10,111
8,466
8,460

95,542
91,836
19,749
16,649
10,074
7,266
9,898
10,631
54,402
49.654
1,223
963
11,112
10,228
2,824
3,013
10,639
8,993
3,729
3,975
96,233
95,615
21,899
17,076
4,541
3,738

35,277
36,032
10,060
8,341
18,114
17,836
,362
,752
4,791
5,844

10,733
9,210
27,463
25,480
15,802
14,?9


10,114
11,183
18,423
17,872
7,521
8,562
15,420
14,967
25,652
25,760
13,012
13,751
15,938
16,992
143,469
153,633
25,994
22,736
12,642
11,112
18,788
18,703
100,550
98,802
569
:958
13,273
14,195
5,215
6,081
17,144
16,188
3,729
3,979
195,334
205,901
30,606
29,857
8,605
8,086
83,724
84,536
42,236
38,852
35,093
36,786
9,497
9,460

5,092
6,425
14,979
14,399
49,934
50,844
42,678
42,626


2.
3.
5.


39,945
40648
43,246
45,446
63,401
63,870
50,409
50,906
66,833
66,968
49,815
51,764
67,793
71,293
50,228
51,984
52,302
52,226
58,729
64,681
66,5:0
64,341
50,328
50,832
102,410
108,690
41,876
42,309
57,933
51,117
21,120
22,604
6,153
6:,04
54,541
55,809
49,563
47,509
49,420
49,785
72,404
73,219
79,813
81,763



47,598
50,508

88,748
81,044
71,993
76,290
52,213
52,430
50,096
46,838


2,566
2,606
2,743
2,670
3,628
3,480
2,902
2,958
3,526
3,515
2,273
2,366
3,292
3,483
2,969
2,964
3,079
2,963
.831
,198
3,o53
2,94,0

3,406
3,355
6,672
6,922
3,015
3,017
3,216
3,218
2,744
2,765

897
866
3,364
3,297
3,244
3,081

3,493
3,427
3,859
3,908
4,766
4,813
2,265
2,406
2,709
2,898

3,876
3,706
3,705
3,901
3,085
3,093
2,866
2,747


5,617
5,234
6,046
5,753
14,751
13,232
13, 71
11,610
12,487
11,646
9,319
8,253
10,456
9,758
10,395
10, 264
15,966
14,595
26,074
26,513
8,358
8,303
16,160
14,4 L03
44,230
41,796
10,617
9,750
,260
6,881
18,748
16,544
856
811
16,865
15,144
16,396
13,134

13,354
12,633
22,584
21,401
31,445
28,365
5,799
5,833
5,5-4
5,124

24,293
34,849
5,947
6,162
8,677
8,880
9,369
6,444


144.5
125.0
128.9
127.2
170.8
166.2
205.0
176.1
137.5
131.0
145.5
119.4
256.3
230.5
157.4
140.6
145.4
130.4
175.2
115.8
162-7
184.8
141.6
126.2
162.7
141.7
90.0
85.2
144.
142.4
101.7
94.3
1*3.
143-44
100.0
110.4
94.0
77.6
71.0
184.2
180.2
101.7
95.6
127.5
108.6
160. ,
139.7
101.
91.6

68.0
96.7
108.1
110.9
98.0
75.8
153.3
99.8


71,822
21,611
66,600
65,792
324,582
320,851
329,283
326,280
94,345
94,125
114,518
117,828
2,523,606
2,547,101
101,455
99,649
30,282
30,753
224,538
224,925
849,24;
879,68&
23f

181,309
178,705
99,084
89,905



571,125
557,153
2,392,004
2,508,587
285,637
296,:91
15,558
15,308
299,018
309,688
223,905
245,108
466,395
461,96(
95,43(
116,171

58,23W
58,69'
150,82;
150,95(
678,182
695,80;
491,45;
253,22;


6,191,784
6,308,036
430,018
455,007

2,303,896
2,257,645
2,711,819
2,667,949
911,631
863,519
899,953
1,011,886
27,272,466
27,795,900
775,829
739,655
188,806
191,619
1,900,022
1,785,035
817,81?
:,238,054i

3,354

1,125,228
1,089,652
950,415
742,182



4,298,531
4,326,261
29,616,593
29,718,117
1,458,810
1,560,559
37,654
36,581
2,773,053
2,927,878
1,948,614
2,041,053
5,603,098
5,388,948
915,127
1,028,145

706,408
884,990
1,405,836
1,407,504
6,403,124
6,666,091
4,984,444
2,498,147


a/No passenger-train service
W Discontinued onaesenger service March 1955.


1,762, 69
1,658,739
69.9
61,
131,21
123,16
125,79
116,342
96,26
89,2]
24,34
23,781
3,246,54'
3,047,93:
372,80
325,572
179,777
171,784
1,645,99:
1,536,992
799,18!
716,752

W
947:;4(
224,006
194,31

147,361
220,47:
281,06S
281,35S
1,240,63,
1,281,64
949,99;
663,21!


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So Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of MAY 1956 Compared with MAY 1955 -Continued

FREIG H T SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousada) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on hne Gross Gross
on line ton-miles ton-miles Net Net Net Locomo- PercentLocomo-
PrPe-mlston- Car Net tive- on-tie
Region,.roadnand.ml year Miles Pperger P ,on- n- Nt
Mie e -Grassi Net Serviceable Pt-p r ain mier miles miles m ls oimlas m le ase ger- g a" service-mie
Region, road, and year of road Train Principal-PrLoadedeEmptyUPer-peNp Pen Percent train-u train-ile, mes per mile of tp Train-miles t erain se6
operated ls Prinipal Loaded Empty cent east--erv un- excluding excluding per loadd, per train l.mo- Tram-mile cars per able of per
hand Light n loaded bound Including Excluding Revenue Not i e-, serv-" Home Foreign Total service- locomo- locomo- train- car- car- road per o o- ear-miles train total t ocomo-
helperc sa) sands) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- stored tred able ice- able tives and tives and mile ca day day day tve- locomo- tiv-
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders mile day lives day
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)
Nashvile, Catti. St. Loui.1956 1,043 172.808 177,0628 4285 3,78 2,6 2 73.g 9.6 53 14 60 669.41, 0,09 25 1 2 3 3,38131 8 7,27341 22,121,3 31. 1 779 33.8 5,568 18.8 122.8 88.590 957,738 9.8 37. 8






Ceta etr ein 1955 61,03 81.7,39 812,697 2,689 3,7 98 15,5 70. 0. 53.1 22, 3724969-58 1.3380,02 26 8 25 3. 8 89 ,22 3 8 6. 0 ,190 2,812 1,036 101 .8 56 98 8.7 695 o2,8 101 .40
19 5 1 0 3 1 1 0 6 1 2 4 7 : 2 : 4 : 7 0 1.3 49.6 282 .599 25 4,900 126,149 49 ; 7 5 3 ,997 2 ,908 6,905 4: 5 #1 ,073 2,306 1,1 41 33 .7 600 25.3 3,902 17.9 76.3 31 .299 1 ,1 0. 1- 36 .10
Seaboard Air Line........... 1956 ,051 710,781 710,781 3,728 27.05 170.57 61. 5.40.5 2251,0371 2 ,023 6 883,978 15 8 5 1 ,2 17,2 7. 52,223 2,911 1,272 319. 1,3 52.8 18. 13 80.9 2.,11 4,851,019 10.6 16 4 3
1955 4,23 0 0.270 700,70 295?3 8,01?.9761. 62.0 51.5 2,287,511 2,048,478 858802 137 9 62 12,1236 6,079 28,202 2.3 55,567 2,987 1,252 306.5 1,o093.8 6.835 19.0 183.4 452.96229,729,070 10.6 9 40 4
SoutherPn................... 1956 6, 259 917,438 917,498 12.67 42,968 20,285 67.9 57.1 50.5 3.169,877 2,820,9414 1,8 9716 38 3 10.0 15827 5,375 1,202 2.7 53065 3,085 1,346 30.6 1,006 8.5 6,767 17.3 115.5 639,766 6,1,626 9.9 1. .2
NotwsenRgo:1955 6,264 994,963 993,025 18,148 48,976 22,952 68.1 57.8 50.5 3,545.75333,182,582 1,468.945 27 3 1.1 17,843 21,969 39,812 4.6 53,987 3,2201,I= 30.0 1,116 54.7 ?,565 16.9 127.2 665,824 6,674,470 100 73 60
Chi. A North Western ........ 1956 7,810 744,8N0 745,841 8,604 30 618 17,769 63.3 58.4 48.0 2,441,093 2,243,830 933,849 137 2 38 21.5 17,229 2)8,880 46,109 4.9 54,136 3,056 1,272 30.5 659 34.1 1,857 18.0 149.6 693.934$ 5 185,869 7:5 31:5 37.15
1955 ?,84,8 716. J1 718.471 9,336 32,096 16,178 66-5 56.4 49.6 2,379,217 2,187.116 1,011,024 134 16 43 23.1 18,382 28.725 47,107 4.5 55,112 3,112 1.439 31-3 712 34.o 4,156 18.1 131.4 781,42 6,816,0.77 8 18 19.0 39-16
Chlc,' Ge .tWeten .......^ 196 ,;3 13, 1377 21 8,39 3,81 68. ^^ 8. 57508 1,39 ,971 ^ ^^ ^ ^^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^, ^ :, -3 3
Chicago Great Wsthern ........ 1956 1 43? 137M 7j: 137.7 9 3 48395 3,8191 68.56.1 4 6 9 41,0960. 75 3,73290.228 31 2 6.1 20,5981 5,365 2.9 79 14 86177 1,963 32.2 1,563 70.6 6,o66 19.0 141.4 66,7o8 265,92 4.0 13. ) 33 3 0


1955 1,270 1,3920 1,22019 322 48 0 232,471 68.5 56. 8.8 4.9909,618 2 54.243 17,8 2 1 20 31 21 1 ,0782 36.71 2.9 76,5621 3,075 1,905 31. 1,352 63.6 5,.651 185 135.2 671, 52 6297,o18 4.2- 4231.
Ch.,elillw.,St.P. s.Pacfila...1956 10633 97107 986 ,59 19,28 1 ,476 22,87 65.6 57.5 50.1 3319,235 3,010,012 1,372,507 287 7 9 3.0 2,972 33,255 61,227 6.5 59,035 3,106 1,416 331 733 3.50 .16 19 1 5 5 17.7 7. 9 6 5
1955 0,1633 991,420 1,010 2,95 19 ,06888 :1.,7U,22,334 66.7 56.2 50.3 3,319,898 93.17,6841.,359.722 261 52 25 7.2 31,153 12,140 63.293 5.9 58,241 3.053 1,376 30. 730 634.8 4107,9815, 6,9,9.8.4 5 .4 42
Chi., St.P.Ainneapolis A& Onahal956 1,606 160,19? 160,815 M,71 5,408 2,757 66.2 6o.3 50.7 413.38? 375,979 165.031 41 13 22 28.9 1 118 ;7,960 9,078 2.6 34,371 2,359 1,035 30.5 577 28.5 3,315 14.6 80.7 105.350 798,336 7.6 14:.3
1953 1,606 163,152 164,328 4,150 5,434 2,430 69.1 61.? 53.0 405,105 366.546 161,914 61 12 16.4 1:12 2 7:726 8,84*8 5-2 32,504 2,265 1,001 29.8 607 29.5 3,232 i4.5 83.1 107,527 $39,891 7.8 1 .5 37.1 2,
Duluth, MPssabe ...on Range. 1956 569 159,993 160,680 1,5? 3 7,961 7,661 51.0 4.5 50.3 888,180 824,098.6 96,359 69 71 4 9 13.996 847,6 4 5,840 1.6 89,87?9 5,4 3,2793 1,075 33.8 28,1840 17 4 980.7 47,6884 3 688 9 29
te go: 935 569? 1734961 15,298 1,25-8 7,035 6.53 51: 6 1 ^ 509 818,1 0 9.651,333 60,.133 6 0 2 58 13,717 846 31,56,6 1.8 85,365 0 5,232 3,204 65.5 1,022 30.4 26.079 17.6 87.6 ?,688 7,688 1 4 29.0
Great Northern .............. 1956 8,272 1.194.292 1 201,91 3,282 49,708 25.49? 66.1 64.2 49.? 4,100,#81 3,736,293 1,890,387 277 4 1 16 4.8 20,59822.934 43.532 3.1 57,629 3,178 1,08 38.0 1,23 56.6 7 372 e .4 122.9 537.541 5,148,315 10-3 40.
1955 8,270 1.205,375 1210,944 38.652 4963023,476 67.9 63.1 48.8 ,028,682 3,653,236 1,8"502 239 129 34 8.5 21,;9818,242 39,740 3.1 56.253 3.0771,555 37.2 3 57.1 ,202 18.6 104.6 615.887 6,029,033 10. 6 40.
Minneapnlie,st ly.& g.St.Marle1956 4,171 435,286 437,94 2,668 1,147 8,681 63.6 5 50.0 1.259,445 1,068,981 o.0684 83 10 3 3.1 6,158 9,067 15,225 5.1 51,214 2.503 1,173 33.1 1,068 30.8 3.872 20.9 138.5 177.387 975,026 5.3 34.3 0
1955 4,171 393.328 397.143 2,175 1 .020 6,073 69.8 62.2 54.1 1.113. 0927,995 #:7.3 i 3 81 11 5 5.2 6:7697.665 14,434 6.7 51,21 2,3801,147 31.91,0145.6 3,46o 21.8 139.5 182,660 995.953 5-3 6.1 33.-
Northern Pacific ............ 1956 6,569 849,234 862,897 22,716 36.352 16,915 68.2 59.4 50.5 2.74,560 2,469,694 1,137.049 21 71 7 L4.1 17,731 17.623 35,354 6.2 57.16 ;2.924 1, 36 31. 31,04 48.9 5.584 19.? 90.9 447 8 889,0886, 0# 9.9 1239.8 2
Central Western Region: 1955 6,570 851.739 870.698 24,687 35.098 13,0" 70.5 60.4 51.5 2,723.317 2,409,615 1,133.368 280 26 58 15.9 18,421 17,262 35,683 6.0 55.90# 2,841 1,336 31.6 1,019 45.8 5,565 19.8 84.7 469,450 4,052,?87 10.1 4.4 39.0 8
Arch., Top. & S. Fe (Incl.
O.C.& ..F. and P.& S.F.)- 1956 13,12 2,52,5 26911280,80115.280 66 511 63. 46. 48 .1 8 99846 ,980628 3,021028 570 45 4 93 4 7 6 8 4 .36 2 .
1955 13,098 2, 69.9732 2,686:322 76,282 116,883 71 ,234 62.1 45.4, 46:9 9,o90,561 8 .058,392 2,930,592 542 51 2 68.1 5 ,#782 34,545o 89,3,27 .1 ,7 3 32201 o 6 2 8i5., 7 #2 3 3 ; 7 44,91 20,243,17 62 12.48.3
6. 5',8 ,; 893?3,2 3,151 1,146 25.1 1,082 69.4 7,218 23.3 149.6 1,.)07 0, ,16 1.3 3.0 8 2
Chi., Burl. & Quincy ........ 1956 8 771 1.045,41991,039,738 26,986 47,630 21,012 69. 53.4 49.76 349,39 11 7,092451,392.59 2 5 1 8 0 40 1.1 262 1 3 22,734 41,11 8 4.3 0 9,01 8 2.99 1,3 29.2 1,00540. 122 21.1 128.9 1,003,02 8.855,609 8.0 6.9 3. #
1955 8,807 1,069, 1,065,410 30,367 #7,713 20,687 69.8 52. 4#9.6 33,9,82. ,11 305,665 136,0092,9 12 9 250 4018.1 218,68422,024 41,618 3.0 59,0191 2,89901,278 28.621,0065 5.4 9:996 20.7 127.9 1,007.076 8,595,6099 8 .9 3.9 43.8 O
Chi., Rook 1. & Pacific ... ....1956 7,580 950,427 946,360 10.96 3?,172 23,146 61.6 52.5 49.1 2,954,242 2,702,891 1,1,8167 3174 1 .6 12,191,21,?76 33,967 5.2 58,124 2,849 1,194 30.3 1,118 59.66 ,821 20.4 182.7 759,895 6,146,809 8.8 2.6 41. 28
1955 97904 870,595 865,049 11,3 35,34 419,750 64.2 5 .5 50.3 2,707,476 2,4 84,528 1, ,988 173 2 1 .1 13,386 19,443 32,829 5.7 57,373 2,861 1,199 29.3 1,01 553.: 4,249 20.1 168.1 783,739 6,891,74?8 9.3 6.5 40.9 3
Denver A R. O. western .......1956 2,155 308,969 33Z,?14 34,178 15,312 6,706 69.6 52.? 50.1 1,223,610 1,060,652 509950 72 9 13 13.8 7 ,510 5,880 13,390 Z.1 65,7651,655 3130.8 139,979 1.136,734 8 1 37. 8
1955 4,165 312,269 33 .15911 32,496 15,253 6,751 70.0 57-4 52.7 1,220,386 1,o64,285 514,424 64 36 18 15.3 8 1045,286 13,690 .1 66,3,31 3 3,1 11 32.7 1.2138 53.8 7,66 19.6 172 ,1 ,300,00 8:2 3 7.
Southern Pacific ............ 1956 8,055 2,333.015 2,436,735 -61166 105,625 60,792 63.5 53.6 48.0 8,3J9,921 ?.415,387 2,997.148 675 113 -9 7.0 30,08 -0 ,18 80,566 2.0 62,381 3,21 1,300 28.1 1,217 67.6 12,003 19.6 108.2 865,581 11.74,063 .3 ?. 3 4 1
1955 8,072 2,309,695 2,421,115 3 41,224108,9285,772 66.5 53.58 49.7 8.26?,0247,347,547 2,990,403 692 31 77 9.6 29,969 3,7 3.715 1.9 61,566 3218 1,310 27.5 1,251 68.5 11,952 19. 116.6 933,959 13,020.505 1 4 40
Union P acific ............... 1956 9 804 2 ,254,602 2,309 .286 90,109 105,868 57,006 65.0 55.4 49.2 ?,979 .028 7 ,180,148Z 3,005,879 367 147 i01 16.4 3o,6 3 0,287 60,934 1.7 82 ,0?2 3 207 1,343 28.4 1 ,574 85.1 9 1890 25.8 128.3 1,012 ,069 12,989,332 13 0 11.1 49.
1955 9 3413 2,273.9622.321,038 13,408109,63953,107 67.4 55.0 50.5 1,987,313 46,131, 3 4021,490 397 187 11716.7 30,3t 32,940 63,284 2.5 81,398 3,162 1,340 27.6 1,53082. 9,932 26.o 112.31,21123 14 ,819,51 12a 0 18. 50.
western Pacific ............. 1936 1190 243,190 262,8599 16,091 11,196 .240 68.1 38.7 4 5.4 863,552 759,.552: 3368,2:787 45 2 1174,70 6,822 2.0 77 962 3,106 1,389 30.3 1,607 79.6 9,182 24.2 203.: 88 9140823,932 |:. 49.:
southwestern Region: 195 1,1190 236,566 2 .,957 18,207 11,085 4,457 71-3 42.1 45.3 832,939 732,410 32,?Z14 .0 2,310 3,85# 6,164 1.8 75,976 3,119 1,392 29.5 1:724 82.0 8,857 2 .5 223.8 91,360 877,624 11.912"249.3
Kansa sCit ySouthern ........ 1950 886 152.327 152,350 126 8 970 994 69.2 51.2. 49.5 70,690 639,660 298,767 2 2 1.4 1,26850998 7,266 2.5 85,9,6 4,218 1,968 30.3028U 55.8 10,867 20.8 216.9 118,358 767,391 6.5 7 44.
1955 886 153,756 153,9498 124, 8,6971 4:156 67.7 52.6 47.5 665,936 602,189 27,798 2 2 .7 1,11 005,946 7,060 3.2 83,106 3,925 2,91 30.0 1,245 6.2 10,005 21.2 201.3 118,371 833,187 :.0 14.3 423. ?
LouiEsana & Arkansas ........ 1956 746 100,311 100,311 ,407 2,34 65:3 41.2 49.5 365,608 335,68 156,552 18- 1,541 3,404 4,945 6.0 64,918 3.347 1,562 35-5 988 42.6 6,770 19.4 219:j 46,314 298,667 6.5 2.]
1955 753 98,2?6 98,276 305 3,812 2,056 65.0 42.9 30.1 319,267 290,400 135,617 15 1,309 3,33#4 ,4643 5.6 49,760 2.958 1,381 35.6 956 41.4 5,810 16.8 252.6 ?,180 307,169 6.5 2.9 0
Mo.- Kans.- Temae Lines ..... 1956 3,230 341,257 341,257 3,8 2 14.500 7,594 65.6 36.6 44 .5 1,086,812 968.589 432.076 86 1 1.1 4,291 7,275 11,566 3.8 61,129 2,842 1,268 29.8 1,240 63.;4 ,4 1 21.5 13 it 207,08 1,8?4,850 9.1 O.14 0 3
1955 3,230 331,495 331,495 3, U3 13,979 7,263 65.8 36.6 43.7 1,012,680 904,142 384.835 93- 4,965 6,795 11,760 9.9 5?,865 2,?33 1,163 27-5 1,078 59.5 N3,83 21:2 128.5 229,22Z 2,004,487 8.? 40.3:1
Missouri Pacific .......... 1956 9,709 L,3g7,691 1.3 7.691 10,969 59,430 33,754 6 1.8 5. 1.2 4 ,554 4154,514 1,816.573 3 8 20 31 80 2 153122.954,1357 3.2 663,703 ,04139 30.6 1,10280 5 6 6 2. 2. 4.8952720 83 2. 2
1953 9,702 L,3#8820 1,;u,820 11,322 58,87? 32,:471 64.525.7 48.8 4,55196, 4149 34178,1 41 20 107 82.9 0 292,1 06554,212 35 3:2.6 6,329 3.078 1,335 30.461,080255.25:6,P 6 21.0 1.825.8 679,3615,674,511 8.53 2.3 42.2
Texas A Pacilfic ............. 1956 1,822 313,831 313,031 3,357 14.631 8,380 63.6 U:5 49.4 1,184,968 1,068.063 4 27,093 60 1 1.6 2,308 6,567 8,875 2.6 73,530 3,418 1,367 29.2 1,538 82.9 7.362 22.2 180.5 197,217 2,216,845 11.2 9.1 42.# 8
19 :182 322,961 322,961 3,0: 1,8 8,377 63.4 7 1 1 :0,43102,312 396.16Z 59 2 3.3 2,944 6,695 9,9 2.0 71,998 3,238 1,231 27.3 1,351 78.0 7,014 22.3 185. 197,400 2,248,128 11.4 9.1 42.8 8
St. Louis-Ban Francisco ..... 1956 4,537 619,025 619 025 5.912 24,604 11,459 68.2 48.1 46.0 1,851,227 1,632.550 741,836 106 6 5.4 12,#87 11,7 9 [24,246 3.0 54,312 2,682 1.204 381:2 1,032 50.2 5,233 20. 20?.0 313,673 2,513o362 8.0 7.1 36.9
1955 4:56# 612:823 612,851 5,865 25,363 12,373 67.2 46.4 4,6.3 1,851,4?8 1,656.760 732,423 128 6 4.5 13:790 10,2Z92 24,032 3.9 52.353 2,710 1,198 28.9 986 5o.8 5.177 19:1 172:3 319,550 2,626,115 8.2 3-3 36.5
St. Loule-San.Fran. A Texas .1956 1i 4 19,4319 19 .439 640 322 66.5 29.8 42.1 42,005 43,364 21,849 2 432 432 7.9 41,745 2,339 1,126 34.1 1 .653 72.8 4,577 18.7 340.1 6,736 31 .895 4.7 32.8 1
1955 15 22:128 22,128 583 341 63.1 33.8 4,6.0 7,380 40,232 17,126 3- 506 5o6 7.3 3 ,121 1,818 774 29.4 1,112 60.0 3,541 18.8 2 9.2 6,681 32,881 4.9 32.6 1
St.,Louis South,,e.ternL1 e...1956 1.554, 341,183 341,407 1,614 15,493 6,747 69.7 46.6 46.4 1,o08o82 987,463 441,410 55 1 1.8 1,778 4.637 6,415 2.0 38,823 2,900 1.296 28.5 2,165309.1 9,163 20.3 210.7 34,286 199.983 5.8 2.2
1955 1,554 323.851 323,855 1,555 15.196 6,781 69.1 40.9 44 .3 1:048,365 952,514 425,787 59 1 10 14.3 1,827 4,508 6,335 1.8 60,202 2,945 1,317 28.0 2,075107.1 8,839 20.5 158.3 50,212 294,884 5.9 4.0
Texa s & Now O lean s .........1951956 #4030202 705,77 944 705,9447o 86 1, 7838 :29,052,14 15,291'9 3 645.6# .2"6 #9.47 .2 2,220 60'53 ,954 2,0 0 17028 ?30 87893 .770,9 6 152 2 51":3 5,84109 8,016 .369 21,462'78 1.919 59,159899 2,892892 1,251274 30.0"8 1,21308 65.6"9 6,56702 20.81 4920"89 ,1 2 09 1. 4 .


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Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of JUNE 1956 Compared with J


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FREIGHT SERVICE PASS CE

Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gross Gross Net Locomo- Percent omo-
_____ ___ -________ ___on line gton-miles ton-minles Net NetNt Net L_- Pn tive
ton- Car Net tive- un- tiv
Pertper per ton- miles ton-miles T miles Passengerile-
Region, road, and year Miles Per- Gross Net Serviceable trainhour, train mile, miles miles m p l iilUri es ts r- ger-train rlee mile
Region, mad, and yearPer- cent Un- cent Percent train-hour, train-mile, m s perpe rper Train-miles train able ofper
S P Loaded Empty Per cent -ser- unn excluding excluding per loaded ear- road per locomo- car-miles per total loomo-
oerted mile and Light s(os- (thou- cent ean bund Including Excluding Revenue Not i Home Foreign Total service- locomo- locomo- train- car- day day tive- locomo- tive-
helper sands) sands) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- stored Stored able ice- able tive and ties and mile y day tives day
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)


New England Reglon:
Boston & Maine .............. 1956
1955

N. Y., New H. & Hartford. ... 1956
Great Lakes Region: 1956
Delaware & Hudson ........... 195

Del., Lack. & western ....... 1956
1955

Erie ........................ 1956
1956
Grand Trunk Western ......... 1955
1956
Lehigh Valley ............... 1955

New York Central ............ 1956
1955

New York, Chi. & St. Lous .. 956
1955

Pitts. & Lake Erie .......... 1956
1956
abash ...................... 195

Baltimore & Ohio ............1955

Bessemer & Lake Erie #6....... 1956
1955

Central RR Co. of New Jersey. 1956
1956
Chicago & Eastern Ill ...... 1955
1956
Elgin, Jollet & Eastern a/ .1956

1956
Long Island* ............... 1955

1956
Pennsylvania System ......... 1955

1956
Reading ...................... 1955

1956
Western Maryland ............ 1955
Pocahontas Region: 1956
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1955

Norfolk & Western ........... 1956
1955
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1956
1955

Central of Georgia. ......... 1956
1955

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. .... 1956
19556
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio.......... 1956
1955


Illinois Centrpl ........... 1956

LouTisvlle & Nashvillle ... 1956
1955


1,562
1,564
1,746
1,746
792
792
962
962
2,225
2,224

951
952
1 145

10,565
10,661

2,154
2,154
221
221
2,381
2,381
5,910
6,072
208
208
612
613
868
868
236
236
345
345
9,892
9.892
1,303
1,303
846
846



2,110
2,104
5,278
5,278



336
336
2,717
2,717
6,532
6,531

4,714
4,715


242,246 247.804
247,572 252,771
270,144 270,144
292,461 292,485
177,719 182,501
180,415 185,350
306,704 319,759
281,598 294,415
592,455 599,298
588.389 595,098
277,267 281,259
248,934 255,519
230,444 233,594
218,562 221,599

2,450,679 2,494.165
2,576,555 !.619,654
763,211 785,274
745.050 776,581
71,242 71,242
66,701 66,829
510,728 512.783
545,238 546,176

1.633,538 .,838,994
1,587.451 ,752.184
66,707 71,178
59,984 65,003
133,978 134,872
123.648 124,462
116,031 116.031
117,170 117,170
91,870 92.253
84,927 85,814
23,944 25,113
2,.316 25,471

3,058,119 3,276,581
3,007.957 3,231,891
333,808 335,927
323,782 328,570

158,520 164,719
159,376 165,308
1.582,929 1.6081121
1,494,045 L:517,529

757,170 807,956
676,476 720,727



214,442 214,442
192.755 192,780
135.559 135,559
161,159 161,159
268,052 268,052
262,369 262,369
1.176,537 1,176.665
1.199,906 1,202.651
882,064. 887,678
899,320 905,676


9,930
9,335
22,393
20,548

6,072
5,600
26,316
21,604
19,277
17.301

1:8
2:12
6,661
7.880

109,166
97,474
8,076
7,578



5,556
5,971
177,470
168,679
196
230
6,166
5,568

2.132
2,491



7,643
3,767
246,321
247,74k
11,19:
11.11:
9,38'
8,895
48,462
44,291

60,695
55,137
10,18,
9,051
2,27;
1.719
567
1,192
30:
127

33,715
35,80.
16,36:
17, 30<


9,265
9.829
11,848
12,865

9,428
9,603
12,816
12,386
32,969
32,258
8,585
8,623
10,508
10,847
100,001
103,553
31,375
31,070

3,099
3,079



65.741
65,339
3,517
3,293
5,096
4,906
5,036
5,308
2.550
2,767
286
271
134,931
131,184
13,534
12.392
6,351
6,122


71,3W4

37,229
33,584
26,196
25,868
8,148
7,636
8,711
9,911

14,649
14,573
48,500
50,205
33,096
34,813


4,607
4,529
5,950
5.315
3,753
3,795
5.793
5,356

14,874
14,839
6,038
5,693
5.571
5.157
64.217
64,057
16,805
15,708
1,441
1.255
12,226
12,593
37,463
37,404
2,602
2,469

2,584
2,451
2.338

1,589
237
25
67,31
69,273
6,886
6,631

3,248
3,561

52,792
9,031

25,491
23,542
17.574
17,965
3,785
3,393

705
,241
6,338
6,o46

280,261
29,284
19,408
20.830


66.8
68.5

66.6
70.8

71.5
71.7
68.9
69.8
68.9
68.5

58.7

65.4
67.8

60.9
61.8
65.1
66.4
68.3
71.0

65.6
66.2
63.7
63.6
57.5
57.2
66.4
66.7
67.6
69.4
61.0
63.5
54.7
51.9
66.7
65.4
66.3
65.1
66.2
63.2
57.5
57.6

59.4
58.8
59.8
59.0

68.3
3 69.2
70.2
70.0
S69.8
70.7
1 63.2
63.2
I 63.0
S62.6


62.9
62.7
67.4
64.3
60.7
60.7
60.1
60.2

63.5
63.7

64.2
60.9
66.7
66.0

62.7
63.8
57.1
57.5
40.7
43.1
56.8
51.9
61.8
59.9
22.9
19.5
67.2
65.8
56.9
53.7
41.6
49.5
85.0
85.2

58.2
59.1

70.

69.3
74.2
52.2
49.0

56.9
52.3
57.3
57.3
51.8
53.3
50.4
51.1

54.2
59.2
58.4
60.4
60.6


50.7
51.0
51.1
52.0
52.2
53.0
49.5
49.0

48.4
47.8

48.7
49.4
50.
52.4
47.2
48.7

49.0
49.3

48.8
50.0
48.6
49.0
52.5
51.8
52.8
52.1
51.8
52.6

n:2

48.2
52.9

49.7
48.1
49.4
49.8
54.1
53.2
51.9
51.4
49.1
48.8

51.1
50.7
52.6
52.4
50.3
50.6
52.7
53.9
52.2
52.7
50.8
49.8
50.7
50.0


675.655
683.560

843,980
854,686
707,536
702,501

940,316
881,417
2,275,235
2,209.154
694,150
670,606

815,893
807,429

7,930,662
8,102,637
2.524,660
2,389.764
281,115
284,163
1.676,380
1.720,973
5,967,826
5.624,218
455,448
432.578
423,651
396,391

384,512
394,819

248,855
239.253

24.940
23,771
10,830,903
10,520,320
1.157,771
1,068,028
583,948
567.055
6,775,286
6,152,422

3,913,519
3,471,72:
2,156.060
2.056,19:
632.937
581,507
583,855
660,027
1,069.088
1.059.240
3,856,109
3,933.841
2,.755,63:
2,909.,227


606,209
614,421
762,722
766,383
645.061
639.606
849,960
793.5388
2,061,685
2,000,704
625,235
606.290
745,258
739.962

7,259,983
7,427.665
2,277,609
2,146,.218
262,659
266,418
1.541.803
1,582,409
5,380,682
5,079,600
426,542
405,856
387,572
362,909
356,993
367,668
232,549
224,110
20,958
20.065
9,823.218
9,516.722
1,079,771
977,374
523,582
510,800
S6,307,054
S5,738,668

9 3,501,039
3,101,170
S1,898,603
S1.819,359
570,112
523.,461
526,341
593,736
973,932
967,615
9 3.534,944
3,606,805
2,500,889
2,659,220


253,053
252,054

314,621
315.322
340,081
332,432
377.625

825,622
780,775
249.654
234.991

353,010
348,747
3,257,571
3,345.321
1,031,183
970.074
163,211
171,139
602,929
600,438
2,691,110
2,498,321
272,032
260,.455

207,305
189,483
175,103
188,376
126.505
121,198
9,101
8,382
4.797.285
4.551,720
592,766
519,231
301,976
286,904
3,570,487
3,232,471

1,950,438
1,692,238
828,002
785,568
276,830
256,191
231,383
257.376
461,943
458.879
1,660,291
1,660,729
1,284,798
1,367,585


1,600oo 8.347 9,947
2,256 9,882 12,138
1,997 16,213 18.210
1,946 20,628 22,574
1,425 6,076 7,501
2,998 5,688 8,686
3164 11,964 15,128
,912 5,969 14,881
5,060 21,103 26,163
7,834 17,771 25,605
4.054 8,379 12,433
3.986 9,719 13,705
6,663 7,682 14,345
8,531 8,276 16,807
49,543 93,715 143,258
56,246 93,250 149,496

6,581 19,318 25,899
6,498 18,007 24,505
2,630 9,536 12,166
3,159 8,587 11,746
8,984 10,070 19,054
8,069 10,472 18.541
48,082 54,003 102,085
45,935 44,785 90,720
5,103 1.290 6,393
4.435 1,793 6.228
2,135 10,637 12,772
3.351 10,452 13,803
2,469 4,036 6,505
2,566 3,942 6,508
6,412 10,246 16,658
7,015 9,368 16,383
3,954 3,954
4 3,786 3,790
94,086 99.205 193,291
108,851 95,206 204,057
9,371 21,148 30.519
12,759 16,300 29,059
4,362 4,101 8,463
4,318 3.283 7,601
49,249 37,103 86.352
50,225 36.527 86.752

32.112 10.063 42.175
32,876 8,423 41,299
16,884 16,101 32.985
18,232 13,961 32,193
2,231 6,794 9,025
2,833 6.178 9,011
304 4,488 4,792
512 4,927 5,439
4,402 10,796 15,198
4,910 9,528 14,438

24,598 27,071 51,669
25.379 25,388 50,767
23,654 14,510 38,164
28.392 14,860 43,252


37,425
37,195
43.255
41,783

64,340
48.789
48,809

-5,757
65,021
49,713
51.895
67, 757
69,742
50,.17
50,.445
51,247
51,648
56,595
61,814
65,478
63,241
49,983
49,726
104,009
105,417
41,209
42,396
53,251
50,881
19,788
21,634
5,944
6,095
54,111
54,099
49,215
46,383
47,768
47,057
74,441
72,131

80,975
80,279
42,264
40,401
47.501
47,914
87.782
84.,530

70,188
71,232

52,954
51.153
49,578
50,040


2.507
2,490
2.823
2,620
3.647
3.562
2,817
2,875
3.514
3,434
2,275
2,468

3,299
3,449
3,012
2,927

3.065
2,951
3,727
4,032

3,036
2,917
3,357
3,251
6,715
6,942
3,025
3,050
3,087
3,146
2,655
2,760
896
837
3,312
3,256
3,235
3,019
3,363
3,251
4,013
3,867

4,760
4,712
2,192
2,162

2,665
2,724
3,912
3,690

3,637
3,691

3,046
3,047
2,842
2.965


1,047 27.3
1,022 25.6
1,165 26.6
1,078 24.5
1,923 36.1
1,851 34.6
1,252 29.5
1,251 27.9
1,407 25.0
1,340 24.2
909 29.1
957 27.3
1,563 33.6
1.626 32.2
1.352 32.6
1,318 32.3

1,388 32.9
1,334 31.2
2,316 52.7
2,590 55.6
1,187 2.8
1,107 2.3
1,679 40.9
1,599 38.2
4,283 77.3
4,455 79.1
1,618 40.7
1,593 38.6
1,514 34.8
1,612 35.5
1,444 49.6
1,493 43.8
389 31.8
350 30.9
1,617 3.6
1,557 34.7
1,776 43.8
1,604 41.9
1,940 47.5
1,826 46.9
2,272 50.0
2,178 48.6

2,652 52.4
2,571 50.4
956 31.6
933 30.4

1,29' 34.0
1,333 33.6
1,72C 26.6
1,60C 26.0

1,72. 31.5
1,75( 31.5

1,43( 34.2
1.40: 33.1
1,46( 38.8
1.525 39.3


841 46.1
721 41.0
573 32.4
520 30.0
1,509 58.5
1,285 51.8
824 40.6
771 39.6
1,062 61.6
1,013 61.1
654 38.3
571 34.8
777 35.4
688 31.6
757 38.2
736 36.9

1,325 61.9
1,369 66.0
439 12.2
499 12.6
1,062 62.6
1,075 66.7
885 34.0
879 36.1
1,516 34.1
1,552 34.3
531 19.7
45 1 17.5
996 42.4
997 40.5
250 8.2
24 8.9
95 4.5
72 4.5
823 34.7
740 32.6
646 22.3
588 21.3

1,219 1.1
1,400 48.7
1,258 44.5

1,540 49.5
1,40 47.5
811 42.'
75 42.'

99( 43.(
92; 39.1
1,3 82.:
1, 79.:

1,02o 46.
1,06 47.7
1,08 50.4
1,09( 52.;
1,06( 43.:
1,06 43.;


5,400
5,372
6,007
6,020
14,313
13.991
13,085
11,959
12.369
11,702
8,751
8,228
10,367
10,182
10,278
10,460

15,958
15,012
24,617
25,813
8,441
8,406
15,178
13,715
43,595
41,740
11,291
10,304
6,724
7,234
17,868
17,118
879
810
16,166
15.338
15.164
13,283
11,898
11,304
23,489
21,353

30.813
26 810
.229
,961

5,333
4,93:
22.955
25,53:
5,66'
5,631

8,47:
8,471
9,085
9,661


137.6
135.0
128.0
139.0
161.1
172.8
202.7
186.7
137.1

137.7
116.8
249.1
240.1

141.7
145.8
138.7
161.6
116.9
162.3
189.5
133.5
122.5
149.4
138.6
96.2
90.4
138.6
142.9
101.7
92.1
143.0
107.1
106.8
95.9
74.6
73.4
155.8
173.4
103.5
95.5

127.2
105.5
156.4
129.4

101.4
92.6

100.6
76.8
106.8
107.2

95.7
79.0
144.7
144.7


491,101
486,788
783,872
839,269
66,132
67,703
315,793
319.715
3P7.577
341.854
94,490
93,897
110,813
114,088
2,448,905
2,474,413

98,416
96,585
29,444
29,839
217,697
218,018
787,469
807,900

1,087
177,663
179,690
95.582
116,136



535,316
567,926
2,315.969
2,439.785
270,919
304,865
14,924
14,924
298,075
308,649

218,087
236,871
460,477
464,404
94,771
113,944
58,045
56,.652
146,425
147,571
656,139
673,048
472,105
480,454


a/No passenger-train service.
# Discontinued passenger service March 1955.


2,560.528
2,729,365
6, 68,810
6,488,444
435,276
476,972
2,262,773
2,263,829
3,014,224
3,123,736
900,038
878,277
860,007
914,461
26,873,917
27,44c.064

757,597
715,332
176,791
183.238
1,893,524
1,788,606
7,080,993
7,134,270

7,622
1,100,908
1,089,618
857,051
968,953



4,116,303
4,457,08
28,127,984
28.749,103
1, 386,601
1,484,796
35,461
35,412
2,816,275
2,937,482

1,894,138
1,990,456
5,346.054
5,360,896

878,019
953,715
687,96C
7410,925

1.387,55C
1,349,972

6.,218,425
6,209,027
4,704,842
4,762,033


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS .ND STATISTICS




Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of JUNE 1956 Compared with JUNE 1955 -Continued


- T C


Region, road, and year




(1)


Nashville, Chatt. & St. Louis 1956
1955
Seaboard Air Line ........... 1956
1955
Southern .................... 1956
1955
Northwestern Region:
Chl. & North Western ........ 1956
1955
Chicago Great Western ....... 1956
1955
Chi. ,ilw. ,St.P. Pacific ... 1956
1955

Chi.,St.P.Minneapolis & Omaha 1956
1955

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range. 1956
1955

Great Northern .............. 1956
1955
Minnea&Pll.St.p.& S.St.Harle 1956
1955
Northern Pacific ............ 1956
1955
Central Western Region:
Atch., Top. & S. Fe (incl. 1956
G.C.& S.F. and P.& S.F.)- 1955

Chi., Burl. & Quinoy ........ 1956
1955

Chi., Rock I. & Pacific. .... 1956
1955

Denver & R. G. Western ...... 1956
1955
Southern Pacific ............ 1956
1955

Union Pacifico............... 1956
1955

Western Pacific............. 1956
1955
Bouthwestern Region;
Kaneas City Southern ........ 1956
1955
Louisiana & Arkansas ........1956
1955
Mo.- Kane.- Texas Lines ..... 1956
1955

Missouri Pacific .......... 1956
1955

Texas Paciflo ic............. 1956
1955

St. Louis-San Francisco .... 1956
1955

St. Loutis-San.Fran. a Texas 1956
1955

St. Louis Southwestern Lines. 1956
1955

Texas & New Orleans..........1956
1955


Trin -1-.---.- ,


Miles
of road
operated


(2)


Principal
and
helper

(4)


-r


-I-


Loaded
(tho.-
sands)

(6)


-I-


Train-
miles


(3)


lon-miles unouaanu

Per- Gross
Per- cent


tooomowve-muea I


Including
locomotives
and tenders
(11)


-I-


Excluding
locomotives
and tenders
(12)


,ar-mnies


Empty Per-
(lhou- cent
sands) loaded

(7) (8)

2,164 71.8
2,220 70.9
14,548 63.6
14,262 62.8

19,497 67.5
20,268 67.2

17,173 63.5
16,067 66.7

3,633 66.6
3,493 69.0
22,932 64.8
23,028 65.1
2,726 65.4
2,568 67.7

7,814 51.0
7,602 51.9
28,662 62.8
25,564 65.8
8,153 64.2
6,776 68.1

19,027 65.0
16,349 68.4

68,743 64.2
71,218 63.9

21,126 69.0
19,758 70.2
25,419 61.4
24,140 60,5
6,303 70.7
5,920 71.8
65,393 63.1
69,794 62.3
54,283 65.6
49,493 68.4

t.201 69.j
,5347 71.8
3,877 69.3
3,901 68.3

2,199 65.9
2:265 64.8
8,206 63.1
7,673 65.2
28,910 65.6
30,130 65.9
9,112 61.8
9,436 61.4
11,230 68.1
11,006 68.2
317 65.0
373 62.4
6,613 70.4
6,699 68.8
15,480 64.5
18,731 60.9


I


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FREIGHT SERVICE


ds) Num

Net Serv

Revenue Not
and non- stored
revenue
(13) (14)

170,462 49
167,979 51
788,753 138
725,418 136

1,238,971 183
1,237,186 272.
894,660 141
1,011,623 139
224,403 32
223,663 29
1,325,042 277
1,328,339 265
168,297 42
162.399 59

507,498 70
534,843 61

1,885,026 275
1,840,979 245
477,512 88
469,408 79

1,110,958 225
1,111,279 300

3,068,786 570
3,089,520 590

1,380,228 203
1,340,263 204
1,206,070 170
1,094,311 172
500,407 77
494,080 66
3,013,804 722
3,108,026 749
2,903,479 377
2.974,686 430
346,078 47
324:,323 40

292,551 25
270,569 26
152,952 19
146,899 16
417,832 88
416,266 85
1,770,167 352
1,801,508 337
400,206 62
397,059 62
734,398 106
681,828 130
20,002 2
20,023 3

445,938 55
432,421 58
856,610 145
878,178 143


iceable


Stored

(15)


-f---


1 I


bumer 0ofrigliacas o lines Uro


Home Foreign


(18) (19)


-r


-I-


Percent
un-
service-
able

(21)


Gros
ton-miles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)


1,043
1,043
4,051
4,053

6,259
6,264
7,810
7,848
1,437
1,437

10,633
10,633
1,606
1.606

569
569

8,274
8,270
4,171
4,171

6,569
6,570

13,124
13,098

8,771
8,773
7,580
7,904

2,155
2,165
8,055
8,068
9,799
9,813
1,190
1,190
886
886

746
753
3,230
3,230
9,701
9,702
1,822
1,822
4,573
4,573
154
156

1,554
1,554
4,302
4,302


0 _______ .1 __________ I.


on ane


ST I PASSENGER SERVICE


muro om omonooa
on line


(26) ( 27)


Net
ton-miles
per mile of
road per
day

(28)


167,606
161,991
673,726
624,994
882,581
913,761
712,772
722,497
131,608
134,335
952,250
981,648
154,792
159,210

162,720
174,525
1,200,815
1,171,836
407,268
415,992

844,367
826,791

2,610,094
2,726,449

1,031,069
1,063,312
1,025,366
933,675
310,330
304, 606
2,400,668
2,553,097
2,210,452
2,245,386
252,328
246,646
15o0533
145,750
95.158
96,859
341,865
331,362
1,278,529
1,332,900
307,167
330,426
620,708
580,305
18,894
20,218

327,851
310,141
697,695
755,612


Train
m11ai per
train
h(ur


-I-


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day
(30)


-t


Train-miles



(31)


171,251
165,456
673.726
624,994
882,651
913,831
713,606
723,595
131,608
134,335
967,954
999,642
154,792
160,303
163,311
175,477
1,209,081
1,178,335
409,309
418,176

87,817
6;949

2,710,473
2,859,050

1,027,308
1,059,691
1,020,650
930,739
338,161
326.733
2,503,426
2,672,810
2,271,802
2,297,570
266,665
257,968
150,583
145,750
95,158
96,859
341,865
331,362
1,278.529
1,332,900
307,167
330,426
620,708
580,305
18,894
20,218

327,879
310,153
697,695
755,612


Passenger-
train
car-miles


(im.


3,813
3,758
2,267
2,188

11,997
13,247
8,292
9,516

179
190

17,090
19,097
2,894
4:,018

988
1,737
38,015
38,629
2,041
2,522

22,006
21,158

91,875
90,573

23,164
33,303
1,880
1,649

34,850
27,831
171,697
276,066
105,026
107,507
13,065
17,353

249


60
3,592
3,681
10,907
10,947
3,502
4,265
5,849
5,585



1,580
1,584
422
2,985


5,509
5,397
25,377
24,060

40,519
41,i99
29,822
32,115

7,233
7,777
42,280
43,029
5,145
5,380

8,127
8,199
48,304
49,133
14,650
14,469

35,371
35,313
123.515
126,266

46,958
46,596
40,470
37,024
15,185
15,o098
111,630
115,577
103,353
107.294
11,732
11,575
8,748
8,398
4,247
4,175
14,003
14,383
55,185
58,318
14,763
15,022
23,955
23,572
590
620

15,701
14,791
28,152
29,115


Percent
un-
service-
able of
total
locomo-
tives
(34)


401,431
394,809
2,010,742
1,890,649

3 002,881
3,041,247

2,373,097
2,407,930
554,979
566,258

3,235,214
3,258,175
403,733
405,917

890,961
946,542
4,143,031
4,035,860
1,208,631
1,147,109

2,745.264
2,690,688

9,492,132
9,705,283

3,466,701
3,321,760
3,211,173
2,942,180
1,201,971
1,171,864
8,676,713
9,078,951
7,739,726
7,798,302
881,739
837,220
689,717
64418,462

351,995
339,547
1,076,693
1.051,906
4,252,010
4:,420,781
1,189,446
1,202,615
1,797,616
1,709,013
48,718
50,824
1,091,236
1,060,720
2,187,459
2:314,135


357,736
354,671
1,791,784
1,696,724

2,670,045
2,710,154
2,184,713
2,215,549
496,049
504,974

2,932,424
2,955,658
367,819
369,490
826,148
878,317
3,777,721
3,675,965
1,024,189
977,217

2,472,425
2,394,159

8,458,228
8,610,641

3,092,803
2,977,834
2,951,546
2,712,642
1,043,911
1,023,206
7,713,696
8,074.,633

6,950,597
6,953,207
778,507
734,882
624,829
583,708
323,625
310,809
960,323
943,176

3876,607
:032:398
1,073,450
1,082,533
1,597,496
1,528,955
42,212
144,294

997,594
967,353
1,962,560
2,089,097


(OVER)


Page 2


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tiv-
day


_I .- .."' 1 --) "--") -, ,- 0- ',W1 1 4 1 ( ) toe)


3,383
3,927
10,307
12,006
15,403
17,301
16,785
17,397
1,509
1,288
28,794
30,380
1,056
1,198

13,654
13,663
21,013
20,788
6,641
7,058
17,645
18,177

57,030
55,418

18,363
20,635
12,077
12,721
7,698
8,167
30,630
29,385

31,099
29,491
2,158
2,425
1,205
1,067
1,570
1,182
3,743
4,516
22,354
25,186
2,355
2,832
11,892
11,691



2,068
1,727
4,8841
5,547


J-


4-A----


i -,


-1


53.7
52.9
58.9
57.5
53.9
56.3
57.0
56.1
57.0
56.1



50.6
53.5
40.5
40.0
37.8
37.8
50.7
50.9
54.5
53.2

47.4
47.8
29.2
31.1
47.4
46.0
52.1
51.6


- I


I-


3,910 7,293
3,358 7,285
13,601 23,908
13,270 25,276

23,093 38,496
23,025 40,326
28,640 45,425
30,407 47,804
4,170 5,679
4,893 6,181

34,023 62,817
31,769 62,149
8,146 9,202
8,536 9,734

766 14,420
901 14,564

27,135 48,148
20,934 41,722
9,384 16,025
8,322 15,380

18,572 36,217
18,708 36,885

40,662 97,692
38,837 94,255

24,143 42,506
22,730 43,365
24,068 36,145
21,494 34,215
6,281 13,979
5,105 13,272
51,602 82,232
48,633 78,018
33,168 64,267
35,294 64,785

5,335 7,493
4,891 7,316
6,192 7,397
6,116 7,183
3,534 5,104
3,217 4,399
8,496 12,239
8,057 12,573
34,463 56,817
28,524 53,710

7,145 9,500
7,139 9,971
12,281 24,273
11,140 22,831
362 362
435 435
5,706 7,774
5,022 6,749
15,185 20,069
17,786 23,333


-1


41,722
41,i918
49,988
51,179

52,441
51,284

53,156
54,896
72,079
72,016
58,681
56,387
33,668
32,695
90,487
87,508
56,619
57,295
52,042
53,003
56,403
54,580

72,257
70,230

62,330
57,301
56,435
56,636
63,417
64,850
62,082
57,876
80,812
78,634
76,587
72,602
84,107
84,168
65,871
53,755
57,316
56,695
60,665
64,218
77,910
73,994
50,642
50,757
42,254
40,049

56,986
61,970
57,641
57,156


-I-


-r


-1


Number of freight cars on line


Gross
ton-miles Net
per ton-
train-mile, miles
excluding per
locomo- train-
tives and mile
tenders
(23) (24)

2,137 1,018
2,194 1,039
2,719 1,197
2,757 1,179

3,035 1,408
2,977 1,359

3,107 1,273
3,120 1,424
3,775 1,708
3,766 1,668
3,091 1,397
3,021 1,358
2,388 1,093
2,338 1,028

5,417 3,328
5,395 3,286
3,205 1,599
3,185 1,595
2,528 1,179
2,381 1,144
2,936 1,319
2,910 1,351

3,251 1,179
3,174 1,139

3,005 1,341
2,806 1,263
2,888 1,180
2,914 1,176

3,370 1,616
3,366 1,625
3,251 1,270
3,200 1,232
3,168 1,323
3,116 1,333
3,101 1,379
2,994 1,321
4,163 1,949
4,012 1,860

3,405 1,609
3,217 1,521
2,816 1,225
2,853 1,259
3,047 1,391
3,046 1,361
3,511 1,309
3,285 1,205
2,584 1,188
2,642 1,178
2,234 1,059
2,191 990

3,048 1,362
3,123 1,396
2,829 1,235
2,782 1,169


30.9
31.1
31.1
30.2

30.6
29.8
30.0
31.5
31.0
28.8

31.3
30.9
32.7
30.2

62.4
65.2
39.0
37.5
32.6
32.4
31.4
31.5
24.8
24.5

29.4
28.8
29.8
29.6

33.0
32.7
27.0
26.9
28.1
27.7
29.5
28.0

33.41
32.2
36.0
35.2
29.8
28.9

32.1
30.9
27.1
26.4

30.7
28.9

33.9
32.3
28.4
29.2
30.4
30.2


5,448
5,368
6,490
5,966

6,598
6,584
3,818
4,297
5,205
5,188
4,154
4,164
3,493
3,371

29,730
31,332
7,594
7,420
3,816
3,751
5,637
5,638

7,794
7,863

5,245
5,092

5,304
4,615

7,740
7,607
12,472
12,841
9,877
10,105
9,694
9,085
11,006
10,179
6,834
6,503
4,312
4,296
6,082
6,189
7,322
7,264

5,353
4,970
4,329
4,278
9,565
9,275
6.637
6,804


19.5
19.1
18.8
18.9

17.3
17.3
17.3
17.9

19.1
19.2
19.1
18.7
14.2
14.1

17.8
17.4
18.0
18.3
20.7
22.6

19.3
18.8

22.3
22.2

20.8
20.5

19.6
19.5
18.9
19.3
19.3
18.3
25.7
25.4

24.8
24.4
20.3
21.0
19.4
16.8
20.4
19.9
20.0
21.2
22.3
22.6
19.7
19.3
18.9
18.3
18.7
19.9
20.5
20.7


121.6
114.3
176.9
165.7

135.4
121.9
161.8
137.9
143.5
141.8
119.6
109.9
97.4
82.5
85.1
103.1
132.0
108.1
155.7
157.8

97.0
84.2

149.5
164.1

130.9
132.1
203.5
187.1
138.1
103.5
116.7
131.6
137.4
119.4

209.9
237.9
226.0
198.2
214.3
240.8
140.0
134.3
119.2
103.9
179.3
189.5
205.6
160.5
330.0
234.4
210.6
159.9
165.9
182.8


89,821
88:439
446,863
445,102

622,203
647,388
688,476
780,708
66.399
70,188
745,136
659,893
102,978
104,610

7,440
7,440

553,157
593,676
179,707
180,813

449,650
456,980

1,752,044
1,746,032

986,145
974,883
744,888
768,143
143,158
141,8847
914,234
926,810
1,171,117
1,218,827
91,475
92,662
115,422
114,436
44,820
441,940
199,493
221,963
628, 342
656,303
201,609
192,838
309,4,13
310,045
7,055
6,578
33,263
48,720
184,949
212,450


I I I_ I


987,266
943,650
4,663,720
1,527,652

6,176,924
6,391,888
5,388,311
7,176,501
292,309
299,008
7, 431740
5,780,634
827,205
S 846,195

8,432
9,176

5,708,835
6,220,969
1,080,102
1,106,077

4,339,984
4,215,231

21,798,988
21,253,311

8,637,487
8,462,733
6,540,810
6,464,316
1,309,728
1,287,001
14,020,499
13,852,097
16,631,993
16,550,639
939,229
908,194
762,106
761,088
288,058
285,258
1,858,054
2,006,904

5,530,089
5,624,528
2,442,237
2.236,905
2,575,022
2,581,752
34,849
31,189
219,009
280,740
2,358,903
2,518,335


11.0
10.7
10.6
10.3

9.9
9.9
7.9
9.2
4.4
4.3
10.1
8.8
8.0
8.1

2.3
3.3
11.0
11.3
6.0
6.1

11.0
10.8

12.9
12.8

9.2
9.1
;.6
8.8
9.2
9.1
15.4
15.0
14.3
13.8
13.5
12 .2
6.6
6.7
6.4
6.4

9.3
9.0
8.9
8.6
12.1
11.6
8.3
8.3
4.9
4.7
6.6
5.8
12.8
11.8


6.3
3.0

4.1
4.8

5.7
5-?
19.2



2.8
4.0

15.4




2.2

10.0

4.5

5.2
5.0

4.1
4.1

1.3
5.2

12.5
12.5
13.6

7.0
20.4









5.9
19.7
3.1

9.1
3.2
3.3




20.0
7.1


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I


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. I I I I'


37.6
32.2
43.4
43.5
35.2
34.9
37.4
39.4
32.9
32.3

44.8
42.6

34.9
36.9

29.1
29.1
41.2
40.3

34.4

40.1
39.1

49.2
48.4

43.9
43.8
41.1
41.1
36.4
37.3
40.6
39.8
49.7
49.4

49.5
49.2

44.5
44.2
42.2
42.2
39.8
39.9

42.0
42.1
42.4
42.7
36.9
36.5
33.1
32.7

41.7
39.6
42.7
42.8


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JULY 1956


Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of JULY 1956 Compared with JULY 1955


T


Locomotive-miles


Region, road, and year Mileof ro Train-
operated miles


)2) (3)

New England Region: 1956 1 561 231,930
Boston & Maine .............. 1955 1,564 245,730

N. v., New & Hartford. 1956 746 250,077
1955 1,746 289,138
Great Lekes Region: 1956 792 162,328
Delaware & Hudson .............1. 955 792 179.,328

Del., Lack. & western ....... 5 962 276,026
1955 962 280,023

1956 2,225 576,131
Erie ........................ 1955 2,224 607,53C

Grnd Trunkwetern.........1956 951 249,679
rand Trun Western ......... 1955 952 246,652

Lehigh Vlley...............1956 1,135 198,635
1955 1,142 216,003

New York Central ............1956 i ,565 2,089,445
1955 10,661 2,545.471

New York, Chi. & St. Louis .. 1956 2,154 665,704
1955 2,154 737,901

Pitts. & Lake Erie .......... 195 221 33,362

1956 2,381 521,475
Wabash ...................... 1955 2,381 577,130
.ntral Eastern Region: 1956 5,910 1,503,659
Balti.ore & Ohio ............. 1955 6,072 1,610,479

Besseer & Lake Erie.........1956 208 25,628
Be er e Erie ...... 1955 208 62,392

1956 612 131,126
central RR o. of Nw Jersey. 1955 613 120,680

1956 868 113,344
Chicago & Eastern Ill ...... 1955 868 120,914

Elgin, Jollet & Eastern a/ ..95 236 80,037

1956 345 23,245
Long Island... ............... 1955 345 23,826

P a t1956 9,892 2,655,006
Pennsylvania System ......... 1955 9,892 3,047,763

Rending .....................1956 1,303 2932744
1955 1,303 312,512

Western Maryland ............ 195 846 158,709
Pocahontas Region: 1956 5067 1441365
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1955 5,046 1,486,117


195 2 104 693,998
Southern Region: 1956 5,283 812,610
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1955 5,278 803,708

Central of Georgia..........1956 1,731 190,871
... 195 1,731 190,160


195 336 156,461

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ......... 195 2,717 27066,90
115 2,717 266,92,

Illinois Centrel ............195 6,503 1,12 6,04

Louisville & Nashville ...... 5 714 80790
195 4,715 890,61


Car-miles


To um(hnonu


FREIGHT SERVICE


Number o road locomotives
nline


SI I Per- ma Not Servica


Principal
and
helper

(4)

236,913
250,467

250,077
289,613

165,458
183,195

285,935
293,875
581,903
612,754
256,270
255,055

201,400
218,832
2,125,107
2,582,794
684,304
766,235

3979
64,614
522,652
579,361
1,658,795
1,783,221

25,783
67,935
132,108
121,379
113,344
120,914
57,528
80,452
24,286
25,108

2,825,931
3,276,043
297,159
314.598

135,980
164,536
1,463,185
1,511,485
736,189
740,019
812,613
803,714

190,874
190,18,
135,02
156,46
270,10
266,929
1,126,141
1,209,416
809,257
906,157


Loaded
Light (thou-
sands)


___ -__- -- -


9,050
8,708

19,590
18,326
3,719
4,643
21,308
23,375
17,175
24,855

1,766
2,014

6,039
6,510
102,658
102,675

7,113
7,493



6,072
6,548

14 ,543
174,482
20
244
5,316
5,090
2,632
2,786



7,866
3,454

207,565
252,014

8,200
9,910

5,526
8,702

43,477
44,126
64,707
57,911
9,576
8,567

1,935
1,984
856
1,111
1,081
212

31,811
35,94'
12,516
18,369


8,493
9,933
10,520
13,023

8,116
9,081
11,138
12,389
30,274
32,591
7,606
8,496
9,252
10,452
83,804
100,140
27,629
30,763
1,296
2,946
23,293
25,348
56,625
65,120

3,470
4,626
4,565

5,036
5,206
1,617
2,505
246
264

108,738
132,063

11.,175
11,578
4,677
6,010
59,197
S 63,276
7 30,536
34,731
22,516
23,657

S 7,209
7,086
S 8,351
9,881
13,945
15,053
45,468
49,82:
28,191
33,131


Empty Per- Per-
( sands) loaded east

(7) (8) (9)


4,582
4,596
5,713
5,741
4,209
3,843
5,910
5,846

16, 226
15,108

,377
,991
6,007
5,380
63,070
60,639
17,113
15,275
1,226
1,317
13,760
13,615
36,379
34,747
444
2,540
2,663
2,391
2,732
2,264
1,030
1,417
214
224

69,350
68,833
7,008
6,390

3,143
3,669
47,271
44,494
24,116
S24,231
16,012
15,146

3,588
3,486
4,435
4,233
6,824
S 5,965
27,235
29,015
17,20C
18,983


65.0
68.4
64.8
69.4
65.8
70.3
65.3
67.9
65.1
68.3
58.6
63.0
60.6
66.0

57.1
62.3

61.8
66.8
51.4
69.1
62.9
65.1
60.9
65.2
54.9
57.7
63.5
65.6
64.8
69.7
61.1
63.9

53.5
54.1

61.1
65.7
61.
64.4
59.8
62.1
55.6
58.7
55.9
58.9
2 58.4
61.0

66.8
67.0
65.3
70.C
67.1
9 71.
9 62.!
63.,
S 62.1
7 63.1


64.7
64.0
68.5
66.3

62.9
60.9


58.6
66.5
65.5
62.4
58.6
65.6
67.9
64.8
63.7
61.5
58.5
32.8
44.7

56.7
51.0
61.5
60.8

53.3
16.7

67.8
64.4

56.2
53.7
47.9
50.4
86.6
84.5

56.8
59.0
70.2
68.5

70.3
74.8
57.1
51.1
64.4
55.1
51.9
54.6

53.5
54.7
46.6
S 48.8
54.2
54.1
57.'
55..
56.(
60.(


Including
locomotives
and tenders
(11)


1-1-


Not ie


Excluding
locomotives
and tenders
(12)


I-


Revenue
and non-
revenue
(13)


229,102
240,958
274,567
292,306
275,912
305,121

310,673
327,226
719,852
778,608

218,962
235,952
302,416
344,476
2,548,990
3,174,486
841,603
965,700
65,265
159,750
628,469
628,349

2,173,135
2,540,975
35,238
275,961
187,462
170,943
175.074
179,981
65,594
108,524
7,985
8,138

3,524,212
4,577,716
466,356
479,235

208,866
278,505

2,894,790
3,064,066
1,572,822
1,773,317

750,766
74 ,570
244,697
232,363
217,144
253,874
441,625
490,094

1,559,098
1,697,404
1,049,202
1,304,624


Not
stored
(14)


(17)


Number of freight cars online


Home Foreign


Total


(18) (19) (20)


ble
Un-
serv-

Stored able

(15) (16)

4
1 5

12
7

2 7
6
2
2
3

18

3 16
S 3
1
38 66
29 118
9 22
9 20
1
1
7 1
1
1

21 89
3 94




5 C
3
3

14 2
3 3
1
2

359
38 437

2 21
3 30



18 83
15 189
4 21
19 28

7
9







4


29 12
20 23


FPercent


Percent
un-
servie-
able

(21)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-mile,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders


(23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28)


8,335
9,923
13,637
20,575

6,358
5,697
9,394
11,004
16,602
18,690
8,938
9,963
6,990
7,654
80,254
93,730
13,571
18,153

4,740
9,177
10,326
10,730
48,879
49,529


1.3
10,577
9,732
3,624
2,531
8,076
9,591
3,712
3,566
97,647
95,026

18,712
15,850
5,019
4,862

31,480
36,656
9,549
9,619

16,563
14,431
6,521
6,427
4,727
S4,940
9,729
9,573

26,693
26,340
S12,116
S13,228


10,221
12,021
16,053
22,615
9,344
8,962

13,941
15,453
23,778
26,281

13.534
13,837
13,511
16,523
130,818
148,071
22,050
23,747

7,294
12,227
19,688
18,827

96,584
93.207
7,184
4,814
13,124
12,639
6,306
4,785

14,670
16,708
3,712
3,570
191,854
198,087
31,466
27,153
10,493
8,744

84,417
84,131

47,689
39,047
34,654
32,531
8.934
9,213
5,097
5,402
14,556
14,639
49,688
51,229
40,135
37,513


2.4
3.6
3.0
1.9

7.0
4.2

3.6
3.5
3.1
4.0

9.0
11.7
5.8
3.8
3.4
5.1
6.0
7.4
9.8
4.2
5.0
7.7
5.8
11.1
5.7
14.4
7.8
7.1
8.1
7.1
4.5
5.6


7.5
11.0

4.2
5.2
3.9
4.0

1.2
2.3
1.2
1.8
4.9
4.1
3.3
3.9

5.9
6.4
3.3
2.2
2.3
5.1
6.0


37,287 2,440 128,1 504,380


37,287
37,000

41,129
38,601
59,052
61,016
47,204
48,269
64,006
65,235
48,588
48,974

71,722
68,603
48,774
48,026

53,504
50,481

57,017
61,210
66,637
62,555

48,474
48,336
42,424
107.551
39,046
41.251

51,702
8,501
19,111
20,116
5.928
5,848
52,012
53,469
48,201
45,310
44,882
47,164

70,161
69,261
76,036
80,875
41,457
41,068
47,522
46,212
86,328
83,731
67,033
72,317
51,668
51,001
46,364
48,095


I


-r


a/No passenger-tra-n service


Net
ton-miles
per mile of
road per
day


Tran
milsl per
train
ho=)

(29)


Locomo-
nmiles
per
locomo-
tive-
day

(30)


128.1
130.0
121.0
129.6
137.2
160.8

175.9
180.0
125.4
139.4
123.5
119.3
207.9
221.5
128.4
136.0
121.0
132.4

80.0
108.4
160.7
194.6
113.0
120.1

04.02
90.5
81.0

143.6
147.5
61.4
83.1
136.0
100.0
89.5
94.1
64.0
64.4
117.5
166.5

86.0
91.5

113.3
104.4
146.8
118.4
88.7
87.3
183.0
72.3
104.7
104.5

90.5
77.2
132.3
142.2


4,734
4,970

5,073
5,400

11,238
12,428

10,418
10,973
10,436
11,293

7,427
7,995

8,595
9,730
7.783
9,605
12,604
14,462

9,526
23,318
8,515
8,513
11,861
13,499
5,465
42,798
9,881
8,996
6,506
6,689
8,966
14,834
747
761
11,493
14,928

11,545
11,864

7,964
10,619

18,429
19,588
24,046
27,188

4,584
4,551
4,560
4,330
20,847
24,373
5,243
5,819

7,734
8,384
7,180
8,926


Train-miles



(31)


504,380
521,606
809,698
874,317
73,225
71,599

321,840
320,924
343,454
362,841
97,805
96,032

115,061
116,279
2,476,085
2,564,664
101,298
102,426

26,321
30,811
227.007
230,473
796,586
841,738



180,731
179,555
100,747
121,53]



551,315
590,875
2,340,33;
2,491,354

273,05(
268,947
14,924
15,524

299,371
322,755
223,47'
237,651

475,28,
485,591
95.34:
115,591
57,89l
58,70'
151,541
153,421
680,04O
698,821
485,891
494,60


Passenger-
train
car-miles


(32)


2,660,i30
2,901,876



502,471
521,179
2,322,129
2.307,197
2,967,711
3,382,344
922,951
908,593
912,366
946,073
27,16.,517
28,459,943
751,135
792,220

154,640
194,368
1,959,895
1.943,461
6,986,177
7,418,668



1,126,044
1,106,039
914,157
1,083,226



4,173,689
4,712,455
28,374,606
29,589.531

1,390,408
1,393,005
34,833
38,935

2,745,92,
3,058,93,
1,967,75]
2,067,173

5,549,668
5,522,598
899,00S
958.25(
714,04(
787,968
1,390,855
1,438,095

6,542,101
6,788,213
4,797,001
4,984,061


Percent


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day
(36)


119__


Ton-miles (thousands)


"I


T-----T-


I i


I I


`-I_


I _____ -


I 'L 4


i I


I


-r


-1I


I I I I I


-I


-1-


I I


I-


632,762
676,620
760,936
843,315
617,891
665.394

831,018
858,238
2,096,775
2,251,267

619,397
653,043
735,674
797,833

6,732,478
7,764,418

2,198,442
2,356,564

129,845
269,143

1,742,783
1,803,489
5,165,993
5,685,812
68,368
455,687
393,346
364,811
392,521
390,159
137,716
215,039
22,363
22,711

8,801,358
10,531,889
966,277
998,049
443,274
556,842
5,684,611
5,910,847
3 305,100
3 594,803
1,941,314
1,896,382

565,284
546,015
578,504
651,931
1,042,351
1,098,231

3,657,023
S3.955.96:
3 2,312,87
2,752,976


1,886
2,098
2,416
2,040
2,986

3,265
4, 547
4,449
7,176
7,591

4,596
3,874
6,521
8,869

50,564
54,341
8,479
5,594

2,554
3,050
9,362
8,097
47,705
43,678
6,189
3,470

2,547
2,907
2,682
2,254
6,594
7,117

4
94,207
103,061
12,754
11,303
5,474
3,882

52,937
47,475
38,140
29,428

18,091
18,100
2,413
2,786
37C
462
4,827
5,066

22,995
24,889
28,019
24,285


564,557
606,437

683,402
755,646
560,638
603,026

746,057
772,017
1,888,872
2,031,161
556,189
588,860
674,687
731,583
6,135.,838
7,110,560
1,985,429
2,123,568

120,420
253,532
1,606,548
1,657,592

4,639,746
5,110,918
60,666
427,624
358,556
336,899
364,342
362,299
127,588
200,821
18,400
19,110

7,947,159
9,524,726
904,920
909,414

391,553
499,513

5 261,455
5,444,345
2 928,087
3,214,045
1,692,954
1,662,563
508,626
489,751
520,814
589,213
947,048
1,003.537

3,336,056
3,626,389
5 2,096,527
6 2,503,175


II I


PASSENGER SERVICE


Percent
un-
service-
able of
total
locomo-
tives
(34)
13.6
3.0

15.0
6.8



4.3

3.1
3.1

23.1
20.0



7.3
18.1

14.3

25.0
14.3



10.9
14.3



2.6
4.3
20.0
8.3





20.0
31.2

'21.4
7.9



7.4
33.3
2.9
2.9

4.3






10.5
5.3
9.8
11.9
2.]
2.2


2,4,
2,472
2,733
2,613

3,469
3,381

2,744
2,817

3,315
3,3794
2,249
2,402
3,420
3,463

2,991
2,837

3,047
2,943

3,622
3,944
3,096
2,888

3,151
3,228
2,486
6,986
2,850
2,909
3,234
3,013
2,343
2,622
813
818

3,067
3,231
3,081
2,912
3,015
3,205
3,680
3,691
4,366
4,773

2,091
2,079
2,670
2,586
3,886
3,779
3,509
3,763
2,999
3,047
2,602
2,819


119
113
209
252
122
119
253
266
176
186
131
166
521
526
286
224

240

129
152
419
429
261
242



145
116

307
340



133
153
221
185

106
119
242
252

333
209
221
220

333
311
193
234
312
76
229
232

423
408
344
366


1,302 37.2 865 37.4
1,469 39.4 1,041 41.6













INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Page 2 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of JULY 1956 Compared with JULY 1955 -Continued
FREIGHT SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE

Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gro s Gross Net Net Locmo-
onlie e ton ton- Car- Net tire- Po 0tive-
eion, and year Miles Per- Gro Net Serviceable Per- per per ton- miles miles er-arn-.milesP se r se,
Region, road, and year M ofoad Train- Per- cent Grss Un- cent Percent train-hour, train-mile, miles m on mles iper per Train-miles train ge r able i e
o ra aees Prineipal Loaded Empty Per- ent east- se ExcludingHome Foreign Total se e- eocung eo- locom -ng tr in- loaded r r- road per train rocomo- ar-mes in t loemo-
o mear- car day h oct Ud Revenue lomo- m ie ed ee aytt -
dand Light (thou- (hou- cent loaded bound Ineluding Excluding Revenue Not Stored Ice- able tives and tives and mile dayday tier lc omo-ertt
helper sands) sand) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- stored d able ice- mile daayy es hour
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders e
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) _35) (36)
Nashville, Chatt. & St. Louis 1956 1,043 156,013 159,067 2,779 4,837 2,269 68.1 44.0 51.5 362,529 321,856 149,581 49 4 7.5 3517 3,488 7,005 5.4 40985 2,065 960 30.9 675 32.1 4,626 19.9 109.6 88,838 940,940 10.6 37.4 182
1955 1,043 164,091 167,320 3,629 5,285 2,306 69.6 43.6 50.2 385,672 345,428 161,823 48 5 9. 3,774 3,715 7,489 5.0 40246 2,108 988 30.6 70 33. 5,005 19.1 111.9 90017 947,820 10.5 369 185
Seaboard Air Line ......... 1956 4,051 580,274 580,274 798 20,955 13,002 61.7 53.9 50.3 1,711,764 1,521,183 689,201 136 11 7.5 11,729 14,152 25,881 2.9 48,233 2,674 1,211 32.9 893 44.0 5,488 18.4 151.3 465,717 4,898,242 10.6 9. 43. 467
1955 4,053 555,957, 555,957 780 21,856 12,204 64.2 56.4 51.1 1,729,775 1,550,913 694,534 134 12 8.2 11,733 13,006 24,739 2.8 52,648 2,823 1,264 31.8 896 43.9 5,528 18.9 142.5 460,070 4,718,131 10.3 94 436 448
Southern ....................1956 6,259 853,151 853,211 11,812 38,085 19,742 65.9 56.1 49.9 2,849,247 2,528,410 1,149,468 192 18 8 3.7 15,818 23,242 39,060 3.8 50,988 2,974 1,352 30.2 956 48.1 5,924 17.2 149.1 614,299 6,397,093 10.4 15.6 34.9 370
1955 6,264 917,281 917,351 12,957 41,124 19,188 68.2 56.5 50.6 2,980,946 2,645,516 1,206,659 269 2 .7 16,412 25,464 41,876 4.0 50,523 2,898 1,322 29.3 947 47.3 6,214 17.5 120.4 647,196 6,511,591 I 10.1 1.6 32.7 34
Ch. & NorthWestern ........1956 7,800 660,176 660,970 6,6495 27,694 16,382 62.8 60.0 49.8 2,204,207 2,025,828 80,820 16 3 7 4.8 18,616 30,129 48,745 4.4 52,88 3,1191,279 30.0 569 30.2 1436 17.2 160.4 699,035 5505,377 7.9 5.2 7.8 11
1955 7,848 737,94 740,238 9,649 32,804 15,923 67.3 60.0 51.6 2,470,551 2,271,949 1,049,728 10 41 21.5 17,223 29,996 47,219 4.8 55,444 3,139 1,450 32.0 713 33.1 ,315 18.0 137.1 810,369 7,66 ,995 9.5 17.1 40 176
Chicago Great Western ....... 1956 1,437 133,636 133,636 18 44 3,1 66.6 59.3 50.0 583,963 522,587 2,281 32 1587 4317 5904 30 74 394 1822 32 1355 623 5,461 19.0 140.8 70,708 364877 5.2 143 333
1955 1,437 134,045 134,045 19 ,014 3,423 70.1 59.4 51.2 594,690 532,546 246,843 31 2 6.1 i, 5:014 6:378 2.9 141 3,91 I,84 1, 35562.3 5,541 19.0 136.8 7407008 367,8727 5.2 14.3 32.2 3
51.2h9Asa0 &I01 B6,37812.1 71,1 1,268 58.7 5,541 18.9 136.3 74,700 371,027 5.0 14.3 32.2
Ch1.,llw.,St.P.& Pacific ....1956 i0,633 988,248 1,004,533 18,177 41,973 25,261 62.4 56.9 47.9 3,285,338 2,968,835 1,312,140 289 2 8 7 0,46730796 61,263 2,91 1,333 310.9 682 35.0 3,981 19.1 120.9 68,7,664 1 4. 34
1955 10,633 6,003,919 1,019,5,7 23,0o 42,199 24,588 63.2 58.3 49.3 3,257,755 2.9471,28 1,33,4979 5 2 29,050 2,324, 61,,746 5,076 2,905 1,37 31.7 9 681 34.9 3,955 19.1 109.8 686,132 6,531,9326 1.6 .2 2.94 3299
Chli.,St.P..n pos n o. Oia996 1,606 465 1, 15 2,4 5,173 3 ,03263. 60.1 48.0 408,640 372,962 163,672 43 -. ,02 ,1 8938 2.2 989 1,09 31.6 80 9.1 ,2818 17. 1 8,6 915 ,3. 6 1
1955 1,606 161,029 162,109 4,120 5.686 2,502 69.4 63.0 53.1 432,590 391.,697 177,040 58 16 21. 1,02 7,92 98,9 3.1 23398 2 1,095 31.6 580 29., 3,268 13.7 1927. 106,621 863,351 8.1 36.8 430
Duluth, ulssabe & Iron Range. 1956 569 130,333 1730,350 323 635 603 51.3 6.8 4,583 54351 27196 72 6 4 6 23 14,16 684 14849 2.1 29,158 1 05 42.8 60 Z 1,542 16. 15.1 7,.688 ,936 2.0 29.0 4
1955 569 177,8 178339 1,533 8,306 7,893 5 970,30 1 60 2 5 7.5 13,35 794 14,1 1.9 87,991 5,32 3,318 66.2 1,235 36. 31,162 101.1 7,688 680 3.0 29.0 8
great Northern ...............1956 8,274 ,123,661 1,131,646 35.793 42,302 20,697 67.1 57.2 48.2 3,367,872 3,025,710 1,424,769 2 66 19 55 2, 692 24,532 47,24 3.1 5,682 2,725 1,283 33.7 964 4.6 5,555 19.9 116.5 576,954 6,162,708 11. 2 41.
1955 8,270 .,163,038 1,170,154 37,786 48,182 25,227 65.6 63.7 48.9 3,979,478 3,622,533 1,808,933 2 93 47 12.2 20,766 2,731 42,497 3.0 56,169 3,161 1,579 37.5 1,86 56.2 7,056 18.0 106.1 613,277 6,8463,149 12.0 40. 4
Minnea -... ,St.P.& s.st.arie 1956 4,171 414,267 417,401 3,134 13,751 8,332 62.3 61.9 52.7 1,146,240 962,862 428,878 84 10 3 3 7,057 9,486 16. 43 .5 48 43 2,41 1,04 31.2 850 43.7 3,317 20.8 153.3 204,782 1,429,526 7.0 35.1 247
1955 4,171 384,642 387,019 2,686 14,263 6,544 68.5 64.5 54.5 1,144,656 969,584 468,482 79 11 6 6.3 6,543 8,204 14,747 7.4 51,972 2,555 1,234 32.8 1,003 44.6 3,623 20.6 142.0 203,249 1,403,994 6.9 3.3 34.5 22
Northern Pacific ............ 1956 6,569 897,865 915,599 21,035 35,936 23,753 60.2 62.2 46.1 2,898,544 2,605,780 1,111,809 262 58 31 8.8 18,945 22659 41,604 5.8 56,822 2,913 ,2 1243 30.9 922 9.5 5,60 19.6 98.8 468,111 4,557,635 11.0 2.6 40.2 349
1955 6,570 876,263 894,045 23,031 35,396 18,639 65.5 57.3 47.6 2,816,328 2,509,343 1,121,194 287 35 55 14.6 17,71618,515 36,231 5.8 55,405 2,880 1,287 31.7 989 47.7 5,505 19.3 84.3 5039742 4,723,233 10.7 9.1 39.8 325
central Western Region:
Atch., Top. & S. Fe (incl. 1956 13,124 ,4.40,592 2,518,548 51,136 109,315 65,053 62.7 47.2 49.9 8,522,228 7,548,085 2,731,748 554 47 62 9.4 58,482 34,600 93,082 3.3 70,456 3,101 1,122 25.0 924 59.0 6,714 22.8 133.6 1,898,967 22,991,656 12.5 6.3 49.2 631
G.C.& S.F. and P.& S.F.)-. 1955 13,098 !,757,441 2,889,333 79,712 118,839 72,693 62.0 49.1 50.7 9,506,503 8,400,724 2,991,715 570 8 59 9.3 54,059 37,923 91,982 3.4 69,305 3,063 1,091 25.2 1,036 66.4 7,368 22.7 159.2 1,876,561 22,874,717 12.8 4.0 48.4 582
Chi., Burl. & Oulncy ........1956 8,771 1,081,875 1,079,602 22,588 46,396 27,412 62.9 56.9 48.6 3,632,477 3,245,494 1,390,914 206 46 29 10.3 19,798 24,900 44,698 4.0 60,114 3,007 1,289 30.0 1,029 54.6 5,116 20.0 134.0 1,043,538 9,191,674 9.2 44.1 435
1955 8,773 1,127,230 1,125,330 29,775 48,420 22,508 68.3 56.1 51.0 3,603,510 3,250,273 1,464,764 207 51 26 9.2 20,903 23,489 44,392 3.0 57,457 2,891 1,303 30.3 1,077 52.1 5,386 19.9 137.9 1,033,137 9,150,840 9.3 5.2 44.0 418
Chi., Rock I. & Polific .... 1956 7,580 983,992 979,495 2,261 36,931 23,010 61.6 55.8 51.8 2,988,355 2,734,294 1,161,780 168 7 4.0 12,450 20,934 33,384 5.6 56,454 2,785 1,183 31.5 1,078 55.6 4,944 20.3 189.4 766,885 6,720,026 9.6 2.6 41.8 288
1955 7,904 956,572 958,236 3,843 37,988 21,767 63.6 56.0 52.4 3,005,619 2,754,391 1,178,871 172 3 1.7 11.607 22,694 34,301 4.6 55,899 2,890 1,237 31.0 1,110 56.3 4,811 19.4 186.1 802,096 7,613,952 9.8 5.2 40.9 328
Denver & R. western ...... 1956 2,155 274,468 296,152 30,009 13,093 6,326 67.4 57.2 52.3 1,0o48.631 898,640 385,429 81 10 11 10.8 7 713 6,997 14,710 4.2 63,661 3,284 1,408 29.4 867 43.7 5,769 19.4 112.4 148,116 1,449,220 9.8 36.1 604
1955 2,165 298,795 320,854 29,812 14,677 6,136 70.5 57.9 51.4 1,147,933 998,724 468,366 60 30 24 21.1 7:880 8 16,304 3.5 64,886 3,353 1,572 31.9 1,022 45.4 6,979 19.4 101.1 142,071 1,357,044 9.6 10.0 36.1 522
southern Pacific ............ 1956 8,044 2 .305,959 2,401,154 63,027 o102,999 66,529 60.8 56.3 469.1 8,265,863 7,336,2 2,772 ,311 692 69 62 7.5 30,543 50,326 80,869 2.1 64,698 3,22 1,219 1,097 67.1 11,118 20.3 10.2 921,180 1,795,716 15.1 .9 32
1955 8,068 ,518,266 2,638,213 70,344 110,748 69,343 61.5 56.3 48.6 8,749,471 7,751,45 2,923,684 725 4 82 10.1 29989 5,38 80,127 1.3 574,625 3,121 1,177 26. 1,193 73.5 11,690 18.7 12.8 958,901 13,903,237 15.1 9.6 39.8 324
Union Pacific ............... 1956 9,799 .346,219 2,407,560 102,267 103,400 69,329 59.9 57.8 46.8 8,039,511 7,218,960 2,69,40 22 49 103 179 32.0 13 17 1 745 31 1,1 26 1 1.0 8 14. 95,0 1 ,23 1.8 .
1955 9,813 2,451,872 2,510,036 122,451 110,510 60,161 64.8 58.4 50.9 8355349 7,435,791 3,034,94 452 104 116 17.3 947 36709 66.73,680 2.1 77,70345 3,1050 1, 1 27.1 1,26495 810a 9,9873 25.6 14529.2 1,313,552 17,681,78011 13.6 25.2 5
Western Pacific ............. 1956 1,190 220,836 234,520 11,385 10,049 4,834 6 .5 44.6 48.7 737,908 644,390 268,624 47 1 2.1 2,6 817 6,182 1.9 72,96 2,931 1,222 26.7 1,267 70.2 7282 25.0 171.8 85,224 815,10 4 12.7 49.6
1955 1,190 242,280 254,106 16,306 10,956 4,954 68.9 45.5 48.2 801,226 699,929 297,081 41 ,2 3 3,415 5,548 2.2 72,61 2,905 1,233 27.1 1,490 79.8 8,053 25.1 220.3 83,573 740,256 12.1 49.9
anss City Southern ........1956 886 133,759 133,782 354 7,848 3.693 68.0 51.0 49.1 621,096 563,027 2,400 26 1 3?? 1,395 6,183 7,578 2.3 82,908 4,214 1,942 33.1 1,117 49.7 9,444 19.7 198.5 119,126 746,1 6.3: :44.5 480
1955 886 158,612 158,860 240 9,147 4,340 67.8 53.7 50.0 724,508 659,344 304,538 26 2 7. 1 ,1 1 6,576 7,717 2.4 87,737 4178 1,930 33.3 1319 58.4 11,088 21.1 200.3 117,811 780,73 6.6 44.8 543
LouisAn & Arkansas........ 1956 746 91,725 91,725 109 4,117 2,342 63.7 41.3 49.7 350,719 322,43 151,528 15 1,559 3,475 5,034 6.3 67,717 3.518 1,653 36.8 964 41.1 6,552 19.3 212.8 46,768 269,188 5.8 42.0 377
1955 753 99,951 99,951 162 4,418 2,327 65.5 40.O 48.9 369,876 340, 161,961 16 1,12 3153 4315 6.4 66,337 3,47 1626 36.7 1,199 49.9 6,938 19.5 226.0 45,592 300,466 6.6 40.6 490
Mo.- ns.-Texas Line. .....1956 3,230 21,093 321,093 3596 13277 7234 647 37:3 465 9 ,225 883,394 8;,510 87 0 6 335 10,005 7.6 57,03 2,758 1,19 28.91,112 ,830 20.7 127.3 206,0021,889,582 93 0 443
1955 3,230 358,117 358,117 3,601 15,778 7,873 66.7 39.7 47.8 1,160,494 1,042,254 474,392 88 ,121 8:16,9 12,290 10.0 58,554 2,919 1,328 30.1 1,231 61. 4,738 20.1 144.8 229,748 2,048,471 S
Missouri Pacific .... .....1956 9,701 153,04 1,153,049 10,521 51,368 27,713 65.0 48.5 50.6 3,955,098 3,597,344 1,639,558 347 41 10.6 22,237 31,386 53,623 4.5 60,777 3,136 1,429 31 95 46.2 5,452 19.5 104.7 639,665 5,528,226 8.8 22.4 41.9 31
1955 9,7021,330,229 1.330,224 11.615 56,575 29,772 65.5 48.4 49.6 4,389,721 3,995,294 1,833,910 331 66 41 9.4 23,850 28,r40 52,290 3.0 63,157 3,027 1, 389 32:.41,11652.5 6,098 21.0 103,9 681,291 5,905,670 8.8 4.3 42.0 34
Texas & Paifi.c ............. 1956 1,822 274,003 274,003 3,820 13514 8105 62.5 51.0 49.5 1088,110 976,673 372.158 59 2 33 2.590 6.425 9.015 2.5 77,618 3,57 1.362 27.5 1,297 753 6589 21.8 156.0 205,512 2,484,844 12 .1 42.5 605
1955 1,822 324,131 324,131 3,537 14,844 8,790 62.8 52.8 49.3 1,189,853 1,068,536 397,537 62 1 1. 2,798 6,474 9,272 2.6 75,260 3,304 1,229 26.8 1,333 79.2 7,038 22.8 176.3 211,765 2,587,874 12.2 9.1 42.7
St. Louis-San Francisco.....1956 4,573 631,247 631,247 6,001 23,783 11,819 66.8 43.3 46.8 1,810,2151,600,896 728,798 102 4 3.8 12,078 12,586 24,664 3.1 51,477 2,544 1,158 30.6 96 46.9 5,141 20.3 207.0 314 ,8322,593,324 8.2 3.3 36.8
1955 4,573 582,782 582,782 5,637 23,573 10,858 68.5 44.0 63 1,75,103 1,556,620 713,110 126 7 5.3 11,077 11,645 22,722 3.7 51,259 2,677 1,227 30,3 1,010 48.8 5,030 19.2 155.0 319,641 2,753,870 8.6 6.7 36.5 346
St. Louis-San.Fran. & Texas .1956 154 19,246 19,246 512 272 65.3 33.2 46.4 41 ,883 35,122 15,931 2 417 417 4.3 37,088 1,833 831 31.1 1,32 65.0 3,337 20.3 324.5 6,681 31,865 4.8 32.9 216
1955 156 20,572 20,572 579 292 66.5 34.4 45.0 47,096 40,225 18,899 2 431 431 10.7 37,419 1,961 921 32.6 1,48 64 3,908 19.1 231.9 6,498 30,511 4.7 32.3 210
St. Louis Southwestern Lines.1956 1,554 321,989 322,02 1,538 13,961 5,43172.0 43.0 47.6 963,380 869,117 88 ,507 56 1 1.8 1736 4,31 6,077 1.0 5565 2,70 1,209 278 1,80 8,065 20.2 199 ,286 2 6,086 6.9 41.:1
1955 1,554 300,147 300,147 1,7 15,285 5,46 72.7 3.8 50.0 1,025,594 932,861 17,002 56 1 i 16.2 1:895 4,726 6,621 1.6 60,670 3,113 1,391 27.3 2,012 101. 8,656 19.5 152.5 50,789 305,037 6.0 39.3
Texas & .e. Orleans...........1956 4,287 714,682 714,682 290 27.548 17,617 61.0 51.2 46.9 2,20O,537 1,973,625 841,256 150 1 .7 5,127 18,o84 23,211 1.7 56,619 2,779 1,184 30 5 1,25 67.: 6,13 20.5 166.6 189,893 2,453,093 12.94 439
1955 4,302 715,963 715,963 1,528 28,037 16,443 63.0 50.0 47.3 2,160,070 1,949,178 833,129 139 3 2.1 5,225 16,730 21,955 2.0 57,218 2,743 1,172 29.7 1,181 63. 6:30 21.0 172.7 218,265 2,714,87 12.- 43.1


GPO 402515






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S NOV 24 1956

| INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
\ BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS A ND STATISTICS




Operating State rge Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of AUGUST 1956 Compared with AUGUST 1955


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


IIll Illl ll3 IIIII I ill9 II
7, 3 1262 08855 0669


Region, road, and year




(1)

New England Region:
Boston & Maine .............. 1956
1955
N. Y., New H. & Hartford. ....1956
1955
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson ........... 1956
1955
Del., Lack. & Western ....... 1956
1955
rie ......................... 1956
1955
Grand Trunk Western ......... 1956
1955
Lehigh Vlley.................1956
1955
New York Central ............ 1956
1955
New York, Chi. & St. Louis .. 1956
1955
Pitta. & Lake Erie .......... 1956
1955
Wabash ...................... 1956
1955
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ............... 1956
1955
Bessemer Lake trio ........ 1956
1955
Oentral RR 00. Of New Jersey. 1956
1955
Chicago & Eastern Ill. ......1956
1955
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern a/ .. 1956
1955
Lone Island' ................ 1956
1955
Pennsylvania System ......... 1956
1955
Reading ...................... 1956
1955
Western Maryland ............ 1956
1955
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1956
1955
Norfolk & Western ........... 1956
1955
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... 1956
1955
Central of Georgia. .......... 1956
1955
Cinn. Mew Orleans & T.P ....1956
1955

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ......... 1956
1955
Illinois Centrl ............ 1956
1955
Louisville & Nash llle ...... 1956
1955


FREIGHT SERVICE


Miles
of road
operated


(2)


1,561
1,564
1,746
1,746
771
792
962
962

2,207
2,22Z
951
952

1,135
1,138
10,565
10,661
2,154
2,154
221
221
2,381
2,381
5,910
6,072
208
208
612
613
868
868
236
236

345
345
9,892
9,892
1,303
1,303
846
846

5,067
5,046
2,110
2,104
5,283
5,278
1,731
1,731


336
2,717
2,717

6,503
6,531
4,714
4,715


Train-
miles


(3)


237,284

254,727
274,810
180,764
177,717
292,881
276,048
610,802
606,866

275,404
263,313
229,545
214,598
2,248,143
2,631.933
726,430
748,184

7,119
8,083
498,649
549,996

1,653,691
1,660,107
36,760
57,110
138,112
112,715
118,437
121,937

79,157
84,658
24,144
24,034

3,018,166
),163,840
357,402
336,448
172,530
172,957

L,627,892
L,571,447

793,121
736,601
817,760
779,652
198,514
191,026
137,027
157,292
276,156
269,533

,214,007
.252,968

902,407
924,830


Locomotive-miles


Principal
and
helper

(4)


241,555
254,507
254,737
275,594
185,741
181,925

302,938
287,959
616,373
611,065
279,887
270,799
232.929
216,541
2,282,174
2,666,976
752,036
771,708
57,119
68,083

500,405
551,436
1,854,486
1,834,379

37,331
62,107
139,317
113,326
118,437
121,937

79,551
84,905
24,144
25,252

3,240,605
3,421,209
359,437
340,730
178,896
179,964

1,654,115
1,606,468
861,910
785,984
817,760
779,652
198,514
191,053
137,027
157,292
276,156
269,533

1,214,447
1,255,049
904,679
938,836


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PASSENGER SERVICE


1 1 1 ., *....~. 1 r r rr r-1-r 5 n-I ____ _____


Car-miles


Ton-miles (thousands)


Number o roan locomotives
Ion line


Number of freight cars on line


IIII I I I I -IT ,I III r -


7,925
9,509
22,617
23,454
6,210
5,384
21,882
22,006

18,926
19,183
2,160
2,245
7,878
6,988
226,982
106,590

8,357
7,200

158
6,059
6,310
L77,156
L72,159

20.
6,427
5,066
2,732




6,901
6 g
3,423
55,884
.75,003
10,831
14,006

9,798
10,436

50,177
50,004

7,643
64,977
9,284
8,920
2,248
1,718
1,026
1,128
152
91
35,440
38,672
15,016
19,183


Loaded
(thou-
sands)

(0)


9,172
9,557
11,235
11,309
9,913
9,223
12,554
13,008

33,537
33,196
8,302
8,863
10,992
10,414

96,191
102,915
31,210
31.585
2,602
3,137
22,085
24,395
67,315
65,676
1,447
3,139

283



2,430
2,675



132,748
137,886
13,531
12,715
6,968
7,146

73,271
68,879
39,829
36,436
24,530
23,613
7,947
7,581
9,004
9,814
15,280
15,301
51,302
51,991
34,139
33,764


Empty
(thou-
sands)

(7)


4,325
4,542
5,148
5,288
3,953
3,676

269
,954
13,849
15,421
5,570
5,773

4,765
,702
8,136
64,209
16,278
15,294
1,173
1,263
11,160
12,523
3?,697
34,247
643
2,162
2,700
2,061
2,541
2,365

1, 354
1,418
218
194

62,144
68,050
7,041
6,324
4,025
3,906
54,085
50,852
27,536
26,807
16,113
14,513
3,817
3,601
3,291
3,562
6,495
5,716
30,216
31,401
19,642
20,761


Gross

Including Excluding
locomotive locomotives
and tenders and tenders
(11) (12)


661,139
673,928
788,030
766,717
746,049
686,246
903,798
918,941

2,261,626
2,280,649
668,723
707,200
846,512
777,889

7,517,443
8,156,090
2,444,519
2,420,820
252,409
283,187
1,605,917
1,722.781
5,987,283
5,781,787
173,109
405,642
432, .577
344.383
411,021
364,437

209,614
229,601
23,221
20,717

10,654,373
10,877,578
1,188,502
1,098,925
653,905
665,108

6,999,022
6,497,547
4,239,328
3,813,985
2,086,841
1,914,089

620,831
579,143
587,290
638,021
1,126,688
1,098,762
4,095,628
4,168,105
2,821,806
2,845,320


591,932
604,102
698,879
684,755
682,980
621,200
813,207
837,158
2,040,353
2,064,319
602,867
638,247
775,715
712,171

6,887,912
7,490,420
2,208,527
2,188,889
237,043
266,705
1,475,120
1,582,442
5,390,014
5,200,172
159,199
380,589
39M.256
314,770
383,109
336,837

195,582
214,773
18,877
17,166

9,653,172
9,842,424
1,089,633
1,002,84t
589,339
602,495

6,522,956
6,028,378
3,796,896
3,408,375
1,833,456
1,686,974
560,062
521,006
530,561
574,090
1,029,212
1,003,571
3,775,507
3,827,173
2,577,198
2,587,065


Net

Revenue
and non-
revenue
(13)


245,276
250,142
286,930
275,177
364,072
328,557
360,262
383,170
826,834
819,499
248,788
259,318
366,954
342,625

3,122,741
3,416,799

997,036
1,017,636
147,952
168,428
600,342
611,954
2,715,472
2,575,028
106,086
246,793



192,622
160,731

106,040
117,862
8,194
7,390
4,821,851
4,802,689
598,393
540,898

346,155
3,710,884
3,402,445
2,128,464
1,866,437
841,360
786,336
272,540
250,341
238,420
256,073
492,845
492,870
1,785,236
1,788,398
1,345,175
1,338,562


Serviceable


Home Foreign Total


(18) (19) (20)


1,590
2,031
2,190
1,905
1,802
2,248
3,814
4,347

5,488
7,523
4.393
3,74
5,162
7,611

56,477
52,359
7,193
6,470

5,877
2,726
8,809
8,796
47,875
40,317
4,515
3,253
2,625
2,662
2,492
2,746

6.478
7,048



96,123
99,977
10,217
11,581

3,163
3,718
48, 998
46,356
33,024
29,466
17,413
18,142

2,740

368
396
4,785
4,756
22,774
22,772
24,966
25,262


9,803
12,029
16,530
23,192
8,670
7,793
15,765
17,338

24,096
27,134
12,638
14.359
13,986
17,058

148,812
155.141
26,863
25,015
11,862
12,729
19,261
19,362
103,928
87,559
594
,634
13,039
12,897
5,548
5,789
14,780
16,047
3,993
3,613

193,961
196,874
32,389
29,990
7,960
9,774
82,636
83,122
43,567
39,047
34,965
32,801

9.395
9,670
4,811
5,220
15,477
14,327
48,552
51,056
39,701
39,728


Percent
un-
service-
able

(21)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)


36,952
34,966
39,241
37,203
60,769
59,286
47,743
48,273

65,042
61,189
46,6a
50,248
67,272
62,063

49,U73
49,,5
51,266
50.324
62,102
62,300
64,194
61,053
o0,108
7,230
71,008
100,578
40,046
38,261
5U .276
,864

19,968
20,262
5,719
5,329

54,327
51,785
48,319
45,790
48,900
48,686
74,423
70,722
81,191
78,576
43,664
40o,851
47,930
46,942
87,929
81,327
69,368
70,239
52,785
50,279
49.642
46,684


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-mile,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(23)


2,504

2,744
2,492

3.799
3,512
2,827
3,098

3,378
3,431
2,210
2,438
3.429
3,398

3,123
2,884
3,118
3,008
4,188
3,941
2,971
2,888
3,328
3,188
4,526
6,819
2,992
2,919
3,252
2,777

2,573
2,631
801
730

3,289
3,210
3,049
2,982
3,472
3,525
4,034
3,863
4,928
4,750
2,250
2,174
2,828
2,742
3,889
3,670
3,730
3,727
3,150
3,090
2,863
2,805


(24) (25)


1,037
1,005
1,126
1.001
2,025
1,857

1253
1,418
1,369
1,362
912
990
1,622
1,635
1,416
1,316
1,407
1,399
2,614
2,489
1,209
1,117
1,676
1,579
016
,422
1,589
1,540
1,635
1,325
1, 39

348
314

1,643
1,566
1,674
1,608
1,976
2,025
2,295
2,180
2,763
2,601
1,032
1,013
1,376
1,318
1,748
1,637
1,786
1,830
1,490
1,444
1,495
1,451


n Uar- Net
i miles ton-miles
per per per mile of
car- car- road per
day day day

(26) (27) (28)


5,069
5,159
5,301
5,884
15,233
13,382
12,080
12,849
12,085
11,886

8 4 q
8,439

10,429
9,712
9,535
10,339

14,932
15,240
21,596
24,584
8,134
8,291
14,822
13,680

16,453
38:274
11,061
8,739
7,159
5,973
14,494
16,110
766
691
15,724
15,662
14,814
13,391
12,786
13,199
23,625
21,751
32,540
28,616

:806
079
9:665
22,890
24,585

5,851
5,852

8,856
8,833

9,205
9,158


riles per
train


(29)


14.8
14.4
14.
14.9
16.1
17.0
17.2
15.9
19.5
18.0

21.3
20.7
19.9
18.7
16.2
17.4
16.9
17.2

15.0
15.9
21.7
21.2
15.4
15.1
16.4
15.1
14.0
13.7
16.5
16.2
8.1
8.0
7.3
7.5
17.0
16.6
15.8
15.4



18.6
18.4
17.0
17.0
19.5
18.9
17.0
17.2
22.7
22.3
18.6
18.9
17.0
16.5
17.4
16.7


Locoino-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day


Train-miles


Passenger-
train
car-miles


(30) (31) (32) (33)


135.7
130.6
126.9
112.9
157.9
156.0
185.8
176.4
133.2
138.8
131.9
129.3
240.2
220.4
147.7
144.7
131.5
132.7
143.8
133.7
154.9
185.9
124.4
123.2
90.1
142.0
99.0
80.3
143.8
153.7
85.1
88.2
135.4
99.7
102.7
99.3
77.4
71.1
160.3
183.0
96.2
104.3
132.0
113.3
155.6
11U5.9
92.
89.4
166.3
78.1
107.3
104.3

99:4
81.1
156.4
154.1


503,069
507,082
831,634
852,780
73,618
73,255
334,728
310,381
342,385
333,046
97,543
95,775
118,492
108,998
1.469,001
2,546,831
104,342
101,803
26,696
31,186
226,247
227,738
786,387
829,258
1,006
658
185,781
185,275
99,284
119,237



548,004
598,908
2,353,490
2,501,759
287,670
290,387



298,815
313,589
22e4,023
225,352
472,562
474,861
89,641
103,288
58,230
58,058
151,974
152,233
692,777
713,002
486,119
484,012


2,692,422
2,813,705
6,694,691
6,540,024
502,832
525.417
2,434,893
2,104,223
2,901,758
2,669,193
946,298
904,231
923,262
839,384
27,688,220
28,834,884
771,493
762,768
158,141
191,489
1,972,878
1,927,721
7,048,250
7,204,407
6,870
4,428
1,164,818
1,143,522
916,376
1,043,586



4,122,248
4,706,500
28,760,133
29,598,345
1,427,421
1,406,327

5?:499
2,715,360
2,875,354
2,028,581
1,993,260
5,519,736
5,369,742
871,795
914,746
715.,665
752,309
1,414,928
1,446,783
6,631,585
6,695,043

4,781,323
4,906,422


6.8
6.9
9.4
8.8
6.8
7.2

8:1
8.5
8.0

9.7
9.4
8.2
7.9
11.9
12.0
7.4
7.5
5.9
6.1
8.7
8.5
9.2
8.9
6.8
6.7
6.6
6.5
10.7
8.8



7.4
7.5
13.6
13.0
7.1
6.7
2.4
2.3
9.6
9.7
9.1
8.9
11.7
11.3
9.7
8.9
12.3
13.0
10.4
10.6
11.3
11.3
9.8
10.1


a/No passenger-train service.


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Statement No. M-200

AUGUST 1956


I I I I I


I I I I I I I


a_./o pasener-tra'n sevic


Percent
un-
servicce-
able of
total
locomo-
tives
(34)


6.1
4.6
6.3
8.8

5.3
5.3
4.3

1.6
4.7
41.7
28.6



5.2
15.5

8?
21:4

14.3

5.6
6.3
17.5



2.5
4.8
11.1
16.7



7.5
2.7
18.8
30.5
22.5
10.5




15.4
2.9

2.2
5.9



20.0
3.3

5.3
10.5
12.5
14.6
6.8
2.4


Train
ailes
per
train
hour

(35)


34.4
33.0

37.5
37.8
32.8
33.0
33.9
32.7
39.2
39.3
26.6
35.0
45.3
39.1
39.2
39.4
41.5
41.7
37.4
37.6
42.3
42.2
42.6
41.3
24.0
34.6
28.3
30.5
43.5
43.7



28.0
26.9

:43.
32.8
33.7
J2:9

36.6
35.6
37.0
37.4
42.7
42.2
40.6
41.3
39.6
39.5
43.1
43.4
38.9
38.2
40.2
39.4


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day
(36)


120
120
214
246
129
128
262
225
175
171
131
157
538
503
297
229
285
239

11

417
421
261
237



146
131
282
335



134
157
229
185
115
129



324
220

21?
214
338
304
194
209
377
67
227
229

408
401
344
359














INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


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Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of AUGUST 1956 Compared with AUGUST 1955 -Continued

FREIGHT SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousands) Number of road locomotives Number of freight ear on line Gross Gros
on line ton-miles ton-miles Net Net et Locomo- Percent Lomo-
ton- Car- Net tive-
Region, road, and year Miles er- Gross Net Serviceable Per per per ton- toPasen- NTi- n-ti
Rof road Train- LPer- ce t Ule cent Percent train-hour, train-mile, miles mile n-il miles Passenger- en- miles
operated miles P Loaded Empty Per- excluding ecludig per per p per mileof" p per Train-miles train ge-tr able of pe
cent east- eerv- un- un- excluding ex Ided pr Oypl go-cr-Pereasp perptrincanre
pert d Light (hou- (thou- cent Iloded bound Including Excluding Revenue Not Sto e- Home Foreign Total service locomo locomo- train- r pr looaomo rr-mile an total loomo-
helper sads) sands) loaded et of locomotives locomotives and non- stored able ice- able tives and tives and mile c- day day o triv- locomo- tive-
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tends tenders mile day ives day
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (38)
INashille, Matt. & St. Louis 1956 1,043 169.310 172,530 3,466 5.620 2217 71.7 43.5 415,260 368 1 6 3 4 7,432 .6 41,489 2,188 1,063 32.0 803 35.0 ,556 19.0 119.2 89,202 955,190 10.7 6- 37. 183
1955 1,043 167,560 170,683 3,383 5,555 2,165 72.0 44.0 49.8 401,468 360,360 173,55 4 4 7.5 3,548 3717 7,265 4.9 39,358 2,152 1,o36 31.2 758 33.8 5,365 18.3 117.5 88,658 920,892 10.4 37.0 182
Seaboard Air Line ........... 1956 4,051 595,808 595,808 767 22,909 13,539 62.9 52.1 50.5 1 850,786 1,650.240 770,376 138 8 5.5 11,432 2 91 27,023 23 49,329 2,814 1,314 33.6 939 44.4 6,134 17.8 156.2 457,736 4 950,13 11.0 6.5 43.6
1955 4,053 570,256 570,256 829 22,415 12,567 64.1 53.1 49.9 1788,148 1,603,618 744,061 13 8 5.7 11,576 .O 25,597 3.1 51,285 2,846 1,321 33.2 954 44.8 5,922 18.2 151.7 456 554 4560,815 10.2 18.2 43 4
Southern ................... 1956 6,259 908839 908,90912,228 43147 9,9 68. 56.6 50.5 3,191,0912 848,558 1,339,077 188 5 6 3.0 15,917 24356 0,273 3.9 2,620 3,147 1,79 30.8 08 $ 5. 6.901 16.98 356. 611,77 6,539,300 10.7 7. 34.
Chi. & North Western ........ 1956 7,800 683,656 684,625 7,367 30684 16324 65.3 61.7 51.1 2375 364 2193507 920,520 143 3 11 7.0 17,712 30607 8,319 .2 52710 3,262 1,36930.0 61231.2 3,807 16.4 159.9 678260 5,411,919 8.0 6.5 36.8 202
1955 7,814 790,159 793,234 11,886 36,003 18863 65.6 63.0 51.1 2,715,607 2,06,688 1,080,090 151 9 24 13.0 16,489 33,11749,606 5.5 55,040 3,233 1,393 30.0 720 36.6 4,39 17.3 151.4 822,524 7.731,586 9.5 18.5 39. 18
Chicago Great e .ten ...... 1956 1437 140,330 140,330 193 8,218 3,221 71.8 58.6 52.4 615,689 549,407 266,489 31 1 3.1 1 .43 5 9 5,956 2.9 73,647 3,919 1,901 32.4 1,40 62.2 5,982 18.8 1.3 63107 315.0 14.3 33.2 293
1955 1,437 140,602 140,62 212 8,520 4,048 67.8 60.5 52.0 647,816 583,186 269,390 30 -1 1 3 9.1 1,418 ,468 5I886 3.3 76,735 4,156 1,920 31.6 1,17 66.1 6,047 18.5 143.5 69574 313,3,80 4.5 14.3 31.5 322
ChI.,l w.,St.P.& Pacific ... 1956 10,633 1,101,979 1,121,182 20,006 48.858 28,666 61.0 61.2 49.0 3,742,514 3,386,443 1.481,008 291 2 11 3.6 30,006 38,00 68,008 6.9 57,240 3,085 1,349 303 739 38.7 4 ,4 0 1.6 769316 8 70 498 10.9 8. 4. 3a
1955 10,633 1,092,249 1,109,297 20,601 46,519 25,809 64.3 59.2 50.0 3,584,795 3,249,895 1,469,828 282 43 19 5.5 29:08734,381 63,468 6.0 55,334 2,985 1,350 31.6 760 37.4 4,4 9 18.6 118.2 666,753 6:367504 9.7 11.8 42.9 303
Chi.,St.P.Allnneapols & Onaha 1956 1,606 159,518 159,518 2,802 5,701 2711 67.8 61.7 52.2 438,760 395,558 180,196 43 1 2.3 1,073 8,406 9,479 1.7 32,256 2,530 1,152 31.6 629 29.4 3,619 13.0 134.1 109,775 919,576 8.4 35.2 5
1955 1,606 172,145 173,615 4,698 6,211 2,562 70.8 63.5 53.0 472,230 428,949 197,825 58 1217.1 1,178 8,976 10,154 2.5 34253 2,538 1,171 31.9 651 28.9 3,973 13.7 88.7 107,257 899,125 8,4 7.7 36.4 269
Duluth, Mlsabe & Iron Range. 1956 569 93,998 94379 627 3,940 3,327 54.2 10.9 49.2 422,714 387,625 240,405 72 4 10 11.6 12901 1022 1,923 2.8 67,707 4,503 2,793 61.0 539 16.3 13,629 16.4 44.4 7,904 9 544 2.7 28.7 2
1955 569 186,667 187,751 1,661 8,469 7,962 51.5 4.3 49.8 982,131 908,05 552,767 63 6 8.7 13,134 899 14,033 2.2 84,032 5,217 3,173 65.3 1,265 37.6 31,338 17.3 105.1 7,688 8,680 3.0 29.0 11
Great Northern .............. 1956 8,274 1,289,829 1,295,338 43,585 51,982 27,503 65.4 63.8 49.7 4,373,029 3,978,374 2,018,240 269 38 17 5.2 24,66 26,229 50,891 2.6 555,300 3,146 1,596 38.8 1,327 52.3 7,869 17.9 137.9 584,690 6,239,222 11.8 41. 4 02
1955 8,270 1,268,740 1,276,179 44,126 52,489 28,162 65.1 70.7 52.4 4,398,001 4.005,720 2,021,080 268 61 30 8.4 21,493 25,866 47,359 2.6 55,652 3,213 1,62138.5 1451 57.9 7,883 17.6 123.0 624774 6958,161 12.0 4.4 40.7 16
Minnesoclis,St.p.& 8.St.Mari 1956 4,171 430,428 433,360 2,932 15,876 8,268 65.8 65.0 53.5 1,311.515 1,110126 531,479 81 10 5 5.2 6,435 9,817 16,252 4.7 51,193 2,596 1,243 33.5 1,046 47.5 4,110 19.8 162.3 204,948 1,430,272 7.0 34.7 230
1955 4,171 412,727 415,205 2:965 14,176 6,709 67.9 64.2 53.0 1,218,056 1,037,360 495,824 82 11 3 3.1 6,458 9,631 16,089 5.9 50,660 2,534 1,211 35.0 1,037 43.7 3,835 20.2 152.8 207:054 1:369:929 6.6 3.1 34. 220
Northern Pacific ............ 1956 6,569 932,267 948,017 27,486 41,649 20,235 67.3 65.0 51.8 3,161,151 2,851,057 1,304,043 255 59 26 7.6 18,546 19,63 38,182 5.1 57,482 3.71 1,405 31.3 1,054 50.0 6,404 18.8 101.o 464,470 4,478,300 11.0 2.6 40.0 335
1955 6,570 931,600 948,805 23,813 38,621 18,856 67.2 62.4 51.1 2,925,794 2,604,482 1 224,837 285 33 59 15.6 18,345 22,498 40,843 6.5 52,328 2,803 1,318 31.7 1,025 48.1 6,014 18.7 90.6 488,374 4,480,192 10.5 11.6 395 312
Central Welsern RegIon:
Atch., Top. & S. Fre (nol. 1956 13,124 2,394,448 2,492,063 45,851 109,234 58,780 65.0 45.2 49.1 8,401,837 7,439,631 2,900,140 555 48 56 8.5 55,322 32,756 88,078 3.9 70,805 3.117 1,215 26.5 1,033 59.8 7,128 22.8 132.3 1,917,353 3,042,857 12.4 3.9 49.2 598
B.C.& S.F. and P.& S.F.)- 1955 13,098 2,468,549 2,570,074 70,127 110,239 57,769 65.6 45.0 48.1 8,64.463 7,397,157 2,878,460 513 77 40 6.3 54,189 31,148 85,337 3.6 67,563 3,013 1,172 26.1 1,047 61.1 7,089 22. 13.5 ,971,964 2,985,298 12.2 4.0 8.3 612
Chi., Burl. uno ........ 1956 8,71 1,172,775 1,169,116 25,355 53,580 25,665 67.6 58.6 0.4 3,917,721 3,511,596 1,522,901 211 39 31 11.0 20,567 2,146 45713 3.5 61032 3000 1,301 28.4 1,087 56.5 5,601 20.4 146.8 044093 9,349,54 9.4 4.0 4.3 432
1955 8,773 1,210,229 1,205,490 31,517 50,826 26,345 65.9 57.2 8.7 3,809,672 3,437,799 1,500,241 198 37 32 12.0 20,996 2,112 45,108 3.3 56,454 2,846 1,242 29.5 1,081 55.6 5,516 19.9 155.0 ,034:,244 9,078,326 9.2 2.5 43.9 4
Chi., Rook I. & Pecif....1956 7,580 947,874 944,584 1,064 37,355 19,734 65.4 53.3 51.3 2,886,837 2,635,266 1,162,389 167 7 .0 11 43 222137 33,569 5.4 55,739 2,788 1,230 31.11,120 55.0 4,947 20.0 182.5 751,960 6.419208 9.3 5.1 41.0 28
1955 7,904 887,930 882,527 909 34,69620,302 63.1 53.4 51.0 2,731,977 2,502,973 1,082,170 166 3 6 34 11:,26520,717 31,982 5.8 54,357 2,828 1,223 31.2 1,053 53.5 4,417 19.3 172.0 769,999 6,489,433 9.1 6.5 41.2 300
Denver & R. 0. Western ...... 1956 2,155 334,581 359,346 41,222 17,385 6,380 73.2 60.,5 5.4 1,326,717 1,147,564 536,818 86 12 4 3.9 ,6701 9,8307 15908 3.5 65,971 3,39 1,609 30.9 1,31 501 8036 19.2 134.6 143.951 1,408,667 9.8 6.0 2
1955 2165 337, 363,57137,521 16,906 6,796 71.3 60,8 53.8 1,310,11 1,140,202 536,146 65 25 25 21,7 7:561 9,837 17.398 3.0 62,323 3,381 1,590 31.7 1,026 45.4 7,988 18.5 119.4 1 ,738 1,426670 9.9 11.1 36.2
Southern Pacific ............ 1956 8,044 2,321,280 2,420,370 63,887 107,649 62,495 63.3 54.6 .3 8,356,7887,52,589 2,953,090 706 44 8610.3 28345 4889677,241 1.8 59,122 3,250 1,288 27.4 1205 69.4 11,82 18.4 110.0 896,099 2,909,069 14.5 15.0 40.7 305
1955 8,068 2,602,630 2,724,899 257,764 115,512 65,668 63,8 57.0 49.6 8,949,013 7.932,7303,132,222 716 9 99 12.0 29:356 51,418 80,774 1.5 55,488 3,086 1,21927.11,256 72.6 12,523 18.2 128.3 89,343 13,306,141 15.0 13.5 40.5 320
Union Pacific ............... 1956 9,797 2,578,472 2,643,580 107,216 116 972 ?0,106 62,5 60.8 6. 8,920,580 7,950285 3,11,608 434 21 102 18.3 308,4 35,653 66502 2.2 78,497 3,110 1,229 26.9 1,49 86.3 10,34 25.5 162.0 .1792902 5885,728 3.6 1.8 50.0 660
1955 9,813 2,790,294 2,858,454 14546 126271 70,455 64.2 61.8 50.6 9,505,9468,450,554 3,387,362 492 74 102 15.3 29:513 35,915 65.,28 2.5 78,361 3,051 1,223 26.8 1,661 96.5 11,135 25,9 148.5 269,367 6,655,111 13.3 22.3 49. 365
Western Paolfic ......... 1956 1,190 257,179 27312010.693 11,914 4829 71.2 50.3 9.4 856,437 751310 329115 47 2,132 4736 6,868 1.8 72436 293 1,285 27.6 627 82.8 922 24.8 197.4 84077 803124 12.5 49.2 50
1955 1,190 269,442 279,445 10.779 12,298 4,581 72.9 49.9 50.9 865,923 757,211 331,245 43 2,059 3,866 5,925 2,4 69,482 2,831 1,239 26.9 1,863 94.9 8,979 24.7 231.6 84305 766,900 12.1 49.
S........ 886 42 1 183 8770 3807 697 .1 50.8 677,99 616 907 286.056 20 9 2 3. 1
Kansas City Southern........1956 886 12,642 142,64 183 870 3,80 69. 3.1 50.8 677,719 616,907 286,056 25 1 3.8 1,355 6,491 8046 3.2 85,610 D 4330 2,008 32.6 1,181 51.99 10,415 19.8 209.5 119,156 734,322 6.2 -.5 481
955 886 150,611 150,611 88 8,833 3,969 69.0 52.5 49.2 685,967 621.623 28,778 26 2 7.1 1,14 6,520 7667 2.5 87491 4134 1894 32.2 1,194 53.7 10,368 21.2 204.7 120,743 813,254 6.7 44.6 557
Louisiana Arkansas ........ 1956 746 102,524 102,524 465 4,555 2,577 63.9 38.5 48.4 390,308 358,359 169,803 16 1,645 3,416 061 6. 68,15 3,99 1,658 37.3 1085 45.6 7343 196 253.8 47997 277,717 .8 42.2 38
1955 73 101224 101,224 263 4,472 2,47 64.6 41.1 49.0 376,642 346,108 162,913 18 64 3:216 4380 4.3 66816 3,424 1,612 364 1209 513 6979 195 237.3 47,874 308879 6.5 41.7 5
o.- ns.- ToaLines ..... 1956 3,230 32,818 32,818 3,459 1,101 7,358 65.7 38.6 47.3 1,031,958 918,244 396,382 86 3,542 6,642 10184 75 57538 2765 1193 28. 1267 686 3959 209 1334 203689 792,29 91 40.
195 33 559 34539 3,63 14,698 7 894 65.1 36.5 1,093,129 978,120 427,801 88 4031 7492 11523 8.3 54920 2,811 1,230 29.1 1,159 61.2 4,272 19.6 139.4 231,759 2,05,940 8.9 39.9 448
Missourl Pacific .......... 1956 9,701 1,178.593 1,178,593 10,535 53,844 28,822 65.1 49.0 51.7 4,091,039 3,722,193 1,674,948 347 44 11.3 19,600 31,418 51,018 4.5 62,081 3,171 1,427 31.1 1,033 51.0 5 ,570 19.7 106.0 639706 5,708,947 9.0 215 42.2 332
..... 1955 9,702 1,315:,3131,315,313 11,302 56,118 28,612 66.2 48.6 50.4 4,259,395 3,867,907 1,756,620 326 56 38 9.0 ,22,742 27:503 50,245 2.9 63:067 2,964 1:346 31.3 1,105 53.3 5:841 21.4 107.9 661,024 5,802,112 8:9 13.9 424 2
Texas & Paoific ............. 1956 1,822 262,753 262,753 2,938 13,824 7,060 66.2 49.5 49.9 1,069,533 960,074 385,720 62 1 1.6 2,662 6,216 8,878 2.7 76,683 3,662 1,471 27.9 1,391 75.3 6,829 21.0 150.2 199,076 2, 400,531 12.1 9.1 42.3 58
S........ 1,822 318,664 318,664 3,109 14,191 7,578 65.2 50.2 49.2 1,115,628 996,817 394,453 58 2 3.3 2,732 6:213 8:945 3.0 71,962 3,134 1,240 27.8 1,397 77.1 6,984 23.0 179.7 *00,362 2,351,704 11.7 9.1 42.8 591
St. Louis-San Francisoo ..... 1956 4,573 659,058 659,058 6,233 25,946 12,681 67.2 44.9 46.7 1,976126 1,759,929 794,264 107 4 3.6 10,828 13,560 24,388 3.1 53,727 2681 1,210 30.6 1,045 50.8 5,603 20.1 218.7 315,070 2616,055 8.3 36.8 3
1955 4,573 600,459 600,459 5,730 24,208 12,419 66.1 44.4 46.7 1,835:354 1,613,553 715,254 116 7 5.7 10,318 12,451 22,769 3.9 53,422 2,691 1,193 29,5 1,014 51.9 5,0:45 19.9 168.4 316,840 2,692,439 8.5 6.7 36.8 343
St. Lou.-San.Fran. &Texa ... 1956 154 19,505 19,505 552 273 66.9 328 44.1 43,324 36,528 16,351 2 441 441 4.1 34,755 ,88 4 29.6 1,229 62.0 3,425 18.6 326.0o 6589 30,743 4.7 33.1 213
19.55 156 19,544 19,544 609 367 62.4 33.3 46.2 49,605 ,2850 19,032 2 469 469 6.6 39,204 2,192 974 31.3 1,364 70.0 3,935 17.9 330.6 6630,765 4.7 32.9 213
St. Louis Southwestern Lines. 1956 1,554 322,351 322,381 1,503 14,641 5,395 73.1 42.9 48.5 1,001,675 907,569 405,696 52 1 1.9 1,815 5185 7,000 1.3 55,465 2,819 1,260 27.7 2,001 98.8 8.421 19.7 208.0 34,789 223,823 6.4 41.2 374
1955 1,554 318,701 318,701 1.535 15,137 5,556 73.2 40.7 47.8 1,023,375 931,046 416,191 5 1 11 16.4 1:810 4,492 6,302 1.6 57,479 2,925 1,308 27.5 2:078 103.3 8.639 19.7 163.3 50,768 298,435 5.9 20.0 39.6 409
Texas & Noew Orleans. 1956 4,287 680,409 680,409 299 28,641 15,810 64.4 51.6 49.3 2,221,530 1.997,388 875,158 152 4 2.6 5 163 16,376 21,539 1.6 59,372 2,953 1,294 30.6 1,262 64.1 6,585 20.2 153.6 187,061 2,403,489 12.9 42.7 466
1955 4,302 723,169 723,169 3,630 29,014 15,253 65.5 51.1 486 2,217,789 1,995,504 875,581 138 2 1.4 5:420 18196 23,616 1.9 55,764 2776 1,218 302 1240 62.7 6565 20.2 1800 220342 2,753,612 12.5 42.7 446







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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


III I 1262 0 55II lllRII III
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Subject to revision


Region, road, and year




(1)


New England Region:
Boston & Maine ............... 1956
1955

N. Y., New H. & Hartford. ... 1956
1955
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson ........... 1956
1955

Del., Lack. & Western ....... 1956
1955

Erie ........................ 1956
1955

Grand Trunk Western ......... 1956
1955

Lehigh Volley ............... 1956
1955

New York Central ............ 1956
1955

New York, Chi. & St. Louis .. 1956
1955

Pitt$. & Lake Erie .......... 1956
1955

Wabash ...................... 1956

Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ............ 1956
..... 1955

Bessemer & Lake Erie ........ 1956
1955

Central RR Co. of New Jersey. 1956
1955

Chicago & Eastern Ill ..... 1956
1955

Elgin, Jolist Eastern / .. 1956
1955

Long Island................ 1956
1955
Pennsylvania System ......... 1956
1955

Reading ...................... 1956
1955

Western Maryland ............ 1956
1955
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ............ 1956
1955

Norfolk Western ............ 1956
1955
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coaet Line .......... 1956
1955

Central of Georgia. .......... 1956
1955

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. ... 1956
1955

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ......... 1956
1955

Illinois Centrel ............ 1956
1955

Leousville a Nashville ...... 195
1955


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M200
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS ..
S s EP D CTO 20 W SEPTEMBER 1956

O*tn t t .....t..... ...........oeT 19 DEC 20 '55


Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of SEPTEMBER 1956 Compared with SEPTEMBER 1955


OtI pL S-t f t n S B 6 r -.-. SLathEpE


FREIGHT SERVICE


~I I ~- T .- r 1 I


Miles
of road Train-
operated Tmles


(2) (3)


1,561
1,564

1,740
1,746
771
792
962
962

2,207
2,224

951
952
1,135
1,138
10.565
10,6 1
2,154
2,154
221
221
2,381
2,381

5,910
6,072
208
208

612
613

868
868
236
236

345
345
9,892
9,892

1,303
1,303
846
846
5,067
5,046

2,110
2,104

5,283
5,278

1,731
1,731
336
336
2,717
2,717
6,503
6,531
4,714
4,715


220,907
243,816

249,889
294,630
176,902
177,831
287,388
280,558
602,419
576,933
254,762
251,177
229,153
220,971
2,224,997
2,518,135
711,448
730,805
63,722
69.599
506,310
542,981

1,590,571
1,626,860
54,025
60,412

128,561
124,042

115,209
116,937
92,717
87,097

29,468
23.477
3,011,384
3,098,727

351,129
334,392
169,259
167,467
1.546,729
1,521,768

735,566
731,111
766,676
745,965
193,789
184,028

133,329
140,141

271,115
265,155
1,170,419
1,239,960
865,875
907,441


Locomotive-miles


Principal
and
helper

(4)


225,974
249,043

249,889
294,634
181,786
183,0r6
298,58'
291,664
607,786
579,431

262,495
255,694
231,997
223,873
2,257,920
2,550,459
736,017
749,623
63,722
69,599

509,339
544,277
1,776,436
1,797,196
57,315
65,692

129,753
125,037

115,209
116,937
93,582
87,367
22,468
24,676
3.231,834
3,335,565

353,657
337,004
177,425
174,456
1,570,302
3,557,128

795.543
786,707
766,676
745,965

193,789
184,054

133,325
140,141

271,113
265,155
1,172,491
1,240,43:

870,95;
923,00o


Car-miles


Ton-miles thousands )


Number of road locomotives
on line


Number of freight cars on line


V 9 r r-------- r I ____


Light


(5)


Loaded
(thou-


(6)


1








]


Empty
snds)

(7)


9,170 9,"80
9,195 9,673
20,088 11,26,
23,054 11,744
5,,90 9,776
6,002 9,743
23,738 13,175
18,507 12,915
21,388 33,912
18,671 32,409
1,917 7,1"1
2,148 8,053
6,085 10,852
8,020 11,313
99,124 96,689
103,819 101,174
8,764 31,440
6,328 31,339
2,971
3.193

765 22,952
,263 25,065
163,465 65,223
172,710 65,412
1' 2,731
232 3.496

6,375 5,173
6562 2 ,831

2.520 5,3?6
2,390 5,020
3,047
2,809

6,296 245
2,970 234
255,399 133,087
253,961 133,896

11,754 14,065
11,451 13,168
11,375 7,067
10,292 6,875
47,015 69,687
47,657 68,816

69,405 37,739
68,500 36,715
8,394 23,620
8,130 27,172

2,186 7,838
1,636 7,675

974 8.786
l,r06 ,37)1

238 15,8A4
306 15,847
33,57Z 50,C82
37,92 52,43C

15.076 33,561
18,667 34,271


68.0
67.3
69.3
66.9

72.5
72.7
70.8
72.4
69.7
70.1
61.0
58.8
66.4
67.5

63.0
61.7
67.4
67.7
68.4
70.9
67.6
66.6
64.2
64.9
60.6
59.7
67.2
68.5

68.1
69.3
69.1.
64.9
65.2


63.3
62.5
64.9
65.6



59.9
56.6
64.2
62.4
65.7
62.5
66.2
63.5
62.1
63.2

57.5
57.9
42.4
39.5
55.1
53.0
59.6
59.5
21.5

67.4
66.1

57.7
54.6
51.1
50.8
84.5
85.0


Per-
cent
east-
bound
of
total
(10)


51.4
51.2

51.3
50.4
52.1
53.3
49.6
48.3
49.9
48.1

51.1
50.3
51.9
51.0
47.6
48.0

50.0
49.7

53.1
50.4
48.2
49.5

51.0
52.1
50-1
51.0

53.2
52.6

48.7
48.8
52.7
52.6
50.4
50.8


4,274
4,698
4,992
5,823
3,684
3,661
5,422
4,913
14,744
13,792
4,945
5,638
5.498
5,445
56,828
62,730
1' ,220
14 ,983

1,370
1,311
11,018
12,543
36,433
35,352
1,773
2,356

2,523
2,221

2,496
2,249
1,646
1,500

215
197
60,429
67,165
7,062
6,269
3,51C'
3,66n5
52,.454
52,119
26,027
24,991

15,515
13,814
3,769
3.557
3.110
3,441
6,417
6,050
28,120
28,737
10,,m0
20,049


Including
locomotives
and tenders
(11)


657,423
689,077
786,826
813,852
727,266
728,965
949,522
908,094

2,313,210
2,188,808
622,854
652,269
828,683
852,610
7,596,341
8,143,392
2,410,276
2,398,488
272,314
286,317
1,634,994
1,756,575

5,871,421
5,741,976
345,371
452,011
425,502
391,191

415,870
379,933
264,822
241,246

22,466
20,159
10,656,437
10,608,907

1,209,224
1,107,565
6547,35
627,649
6,724,825
6,418,111

3,984,530
3,801,100
2,023,690
1,873,981
612,641
588,778

578,231
607,728
1,176,400
1,138,793
4 039,396
4,141,062
2, 765,105
2,844,467


Gross Net Serviceable


Excluding
locomotives
and tenders
(12)


591,350
619,84
702,168
726,708
664,339
662,777
857,911
820,986
2,092,928
1,978,685
559,718
587,598
758,687
784,433
6,965,322
7,507,310
2,180,655
2,174,544

255,347
269,231
1,502,359
1,618,940

5,304,240
5,165,942
21,520
24,796
390,826
358,852

388,553
352,840
248,272
225,814

18,329
16,816
9,647,025
9,587,111

1,130,007
1,027,481
590,242
567,521
6 266,518
5,963,422

3.573,968
3.395.373
1,780,517
1,654,714

553,212
532,008
522,006
549,300
1,079,826
1,044,946
3,714,446
3,804,470

2.525,581
2,591,927


Revenue
and non-
revenue
(13)


251,748
261,714

297, 344
295.M47

355,232
358,363
387,900
377,r.79
852,61!
808,43(
238,659
235,297

359,838
375,156
3,231,.498
.3,265,116
1,029,063
1,000,100
160,321
170,101
608,2>9
627,392
2.685,380
2,575,166
207,652
277,128
210,436
193,100

197,923
175,396
137,248
123,691

7,957
7,134
4,846,728
4,599,717
625,306
5('2,645
344,78C
326,053
3,552,923
3,410,737
2,0onl,837
1,882,721
823,075
?82,332

269,782
260,269

239.350
2 4,926
528,905
510.?715
1,779,035
1,819,967
1,311,380
1,343,775


Home Foreign Total


(18) (19) (20)


1,541
1,913
2,092
1,825
1,492
3,313
3,363
3,786
5,673
7,106
3,820
4,219
4,590
7,052
48,858
51,429
5,994
6,007
3,030
2,644

8,730
8,673
47,433
42,805
3,687
2,740

2,911
2,451
2,081
2,563
5,902
6,690



103,51f2
97,2' 1

9,5c8
10,911
.156
:035
46,140
47,025

30,972
30,085
16,821
17,345
2,273
2,727
288
,-46
4,4o1
4,696
21,5"2
23,443

21,761
23,993


-r


Percent
un-
service-
able

(21)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)


39,492
37,464
4.,121
38,069
64,287
62,960

51,520
46,284
69,126
62,532
49,184
'49.378
68,978
69,560
51,845
49,513

50,701
51,993
59,927
61,665
64,302
62,972


8,936
8,616

15,591
18,471
6,148
5,378
11,754
12,371
21,273
20,7,5
9,000
9,764
9,773
9,873
92,491
95,491
20,256
18,796
9,548
10,068

10.736
10,778
53,484
45,411

1,444
1,423

10,689
10,565
4,o56
3,29b
9,473
8,256

3.583
3.975
90,537
99,289

23,731
20,895
4,701
4,726
33,960
37,906

10,081
10,559
18,423
17,024
7,428
7,189
3,I83
4,319
11,194
9,925
27,974
32,658

15.568
14,8b2


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-mile,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(23)


2,688
2,548
2,810
2,467
3,77/4
3,745
3,037
2,986

3,514
3,460
2,219
2,364

3,373
3,640
3,196
3,033
3,153
3,04.
4,041
3,902
2,981
2,991


10,477
10,529
17,683
20,296
7,640
8,691
15,117
16,257
26,946
27,891
12,820
13,983
14,363
16,925
141,349
146,920

26,250
24,803

12,578
12,712
19,466
19,451

100,917
88,216



13,600
13,016

6,'37
5.861

15,375
14,:q46

3,583
3,975
194,099
196,530

33,319
31,806
7,857
8,761
80,100
84,931

41,053
40,644
35,244
34,369
9,701
9,916
871
;765
15,655
14,621
49,816
56,101

37.329
38,875


-I-


-I-r-


Net
ton-miles
per mile of
road per
day

(28)


1,144
1,076
1,190
1,003
2,018
2.025

1,373
1,371
1,431
1,414
946
947

1,600
1,741
1,483
1,319
1,4R8
1,400

2,537
2,466
1,207
1,159
1,723
1,609



1,707
1,627

1,726
1,506
1,551
1,490

367
314
1,657
1,531

1,781
1,683
2,092
1,974
2,315
2,2.6

2,788
2,648

1,078
1,053
1,393
1,421
1,806
1,758
1,952
1,928
1,539
l,4b,

1,518
1,.485


Lncmo-m
tive-
Iaim miles
alan p r per
treai locomo-
hol tive-
day
(29) (30)


27.7
27.1
26.4
25.2
36.5
36.8
29.4
29.2
25.1
24.9

30.9
29.2

33.2
33.2
33.4
32.3
32.7
31.9
54.0
53.3
26.5
25.0
41.2
39.4
76.0
79.3
40L.7
40.0

37.1
34.9
45.0
44.0

32.5
30.5
3'.4
34.4
44.5
42.7
48.8
47.4
50.8
49.5

53.0
51.3
34.8
33.8
34.4
33.9
27.2
26.1
33.3
32.2
34.9
34.7
39.1
39.2


r- PASSENGER SERVICE


Train-miles



(31)


5,376
5,578
5,696
5,644

25,358
15,083
13,444
13,066
12,877
12,217

8,365
8,239
10,568
10,989
10,196
10,209

15,925
15,477
24,181
25,656
8,516
8,783
15, 146
14,137

23,278
11,462
10,500
7,601
6,736
19,385
17,470

769
689
16,332
15,500

15,997
14,394
13,584
12,847
23,373
22,531

31,625
29,828
5,190
4,941

5,195
5,.012
23,745
24,298
6,480
6,266
9,119
9,288

9,273
9.500


Passenger-
train
car-miles


(32)


130.2
136.6
117.1.
118.3
166.1
162.4
188.6
180.2
134.9
134.4

125.4
128.0
244.1
241.2

155.6
1 3.5
133.4
138.0
165.5
180.6
162.8
188.6

118.8
125.3
137.1
154.2
94.6
92.9
145.4
152.1
101.7
96.0

126.6
108.5
104.9
99.7

77.6
72.2
1l .3
188.5
91.7
109.9

126.0
120.3

158.3
114.8

89.9
88.7
15 .6

108.7
105.6
100.3
83.6
155.1
160.7


459,901
484,307
746,898
764,348

65,376
66,056

306,681
292,801
317,656
304,271
92,958
95.264
109,777
110,532
2.335,270
2,399,376
100,562
96,625
25,093
29,512
221,277
218,193
742,175
786,804



169,780
174,169
94,766
116,074



503,818
573,927
2,244,557
1,436,827

267,776
279,216
14,654
14,1;24
288,221
305,289
216,407
218,366
451,218
453,632
89,088
99,707
55,463
55,990
145,125
148,301
641,660
666,103
459,317
475,480


Percent
un-
service.
able of
total
locomo-
tives
(34)


2,388,771
2,704,949
6,015,868
6,338,232
441,082
461,249
2,280,041
2,025,270
2,676,361
2,444,114
900,851
037,177
833,456
873,521
26,639,742
27,53-,982
768,178
758,580
144,846
178,262
1,951,562
1,858,966
6,658,573
6,810,495



1,040,164
1,045,662

868,961
1,008,625



,692,760
:348,825
28. 300,572
o0,n64,125

1,331,112
1,368,938
36,o36

2,693,283
2,920,817

1,038,581
1,979,828

5,151,672
5,027,039
820,716
891,407
648,469
689;622
1,310,321
1,394,466
6,016,256
6,251,683

4,470,225
4,744,289





a/No passenger-train service.


1--


A t





ails.
per
train
hour

(35)

34.3
33.3
37.7
38.6
33.0
33.3
34.0
32.1

39.3
39.2

38.6
37.7
44.8
41.1
39.0
38.9
41.3
41,.5
36.7
37.5
42.3
42.3

42.6
41.6



30.6
30.6
42.5
43.5



28.1
27.0



33.3
33.0
23.9
23.4
36.6
32.1
37.1
37.1

42.6
42.3
42.0
41.0
39.7
39.9
42.9
43.2
38.8
38.4

40.1
39.4


7.0
6.7
2.5
2.0

9.9
10.1
9.0
9.1
11.4
11.1
9.2
8.9
11.7
12.3
10.0
10.4
11.0
11.2

9.7
10.0


4.0
2.3
9.4
13.3





1.6
4,7

34.6
23.8



6.9
16.8
16.7
14.3
25.0
16.7

5.6
12.8
17.7



4.3
1.0
12.5
8.3



7.5
17.8



24.4
16.7



3.3
21.1

5.7
5.9
2.3
3.9





10.5

12.5
9.5
4.7
2.3


52,087
49,167
99,696
108,643

42,476
39,482
54,610
48,110
21,794
20,901

5.850
5,383
51,130
52,965

50,759
47,417
51,038
48,066
77,097
73,O1

84,661
78,971
45,450
42,673
*9,161
48,041
91,967
87,706
74,988
74,511
52,784
49,606

51,728
48,113


3,402
3,228
6,129
7,177

3,170
3,023
3,389
3,029
2,o06
2,720

845
739
3,29b
3,191
3,219
3,073
3,582
3,436
4,081
3,944
4,977
4,776

2,332
2,227
2,857
2,905

3,938
3,943
3.985
3,945
3,214
3,110

2,924
2,864


-


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day

(38)

119
129
201
237

12

248
222

168
161
129
157
513
519
310
228
286
23

150
419
414
262
230



126
134
316
337



126
136
235
189
110
122
246
251
307
250
213
217
342
300
213
208
371
67
225
231
410
395
351
381


68.8 56.3 49.6
66.6 58.7 49.8
66.6 70.8 54.2
67.7 69.0 54.2
66.8 73.3 53.5
65.6 71.8 50.8

57.1 53.9 49.1
56.9 52.2 48.2

59.2 57.3 50.2
59.5 55.2 50.9
60.4 50.7 50,4
62.7 51.1 49.3
67.5 54.6 50.3
68.3 55.0 50.4

73.9 48.9 52.3
73.1 48.3 52.8
71.2 53.4 50.4
72.4 55.1 51.0
64.3 57.0 50.4
64,.6 56.5 50.9

61.4 58.6 49.4
63.1 61.3 50.3





Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of SEPTEMBER 1956 Compared with SEPTEMBER 1955-Continued
FREIG H T SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles thousands ) Number of road locomotives Number of freight ears on line Gr toGroes Net Net Net Locom- Perent Lomo-
on line ton-miles ton-miles NNe t eton-rNet etPere-en-tir-
Region, road, and year maces Per- Gross Net Serviceable Per- pr per ton- ml miles to-er-tNt rain trvie- naisnl z-
RoTionP ro-d, and year Tt Pc p e Pe Groc Net nterv ble n | train our, trainile, es ies prn-fe l Train-mile Passenger- e se v e-
operated mile Principal Loaded Empty Per- east ---- -------- ---- --- oev- n- o n- excludingexcluding mies per permie. f ^ "01t.,le peromo i- me trar-inler-trIn toable ofcI
operate mile Light a(ou- (tou cent load bound Including Excluding Revenue Not s Home Foreign Total r rvice- P lo te-trn- d d w r pe o ctai tr lo o co
helper sands) sands) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- sred tord able ice- able tvesand ves and mile day day ives day
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tenders tenders
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)
Nashville, Chatt. & St. Louis 1956 1043 16,050 7,512 3,229 5,60 2221 71.7 2.7 50. 410,921 367028 176635 9 7.5 3 2 221 7 54 5.0 2,333 2241 1 078 31.3 791352 565 18.9 119.5 86 90759 10 37
195 1,2043 166,929 170,128 3,709 5,530 2,123 72.3 43.7 50.6 399,235 357,916 172,672 4,6 7 13.2 32,36 1 ,307 8 6:694 5.3 40,645 294,18 1,03631.2 82036.5 5 ,518 19.0 120.4 861838 891,281 10.3 3. 199
SeaboardAirLihne ........... 1956 4,051 75,302 573),30 4 865 22261263973 64.3 52.8 0O. 1,1791,623 1,596,466 ? 760,341 136 9 6.2 11,025 16,599 27,624 2.3 51,391 2828 1,347 6 3. 92842.3 6,256 18.5 154.1 442:027 9561,112 10.5 12.9 4. 6
1955 s,053. 0406 566,0,60 1,9010 2284612 6 65 4 16.5 52.6 4 2 9.9 1,8151699 1,634,282 775,275 139 5 36.5 11725 16267 27,992 2. 5 52,112 21929 1,389 33.9 964 44.0 6376 18.0 158.7 ,25 4383,337 i0.1 48.8 35 27
Southern .................... 1956 6259 868,890 868950 11,837 2 ,27 19 15 68.9 5 | 49.8 9097,876 2 769,2711,96733017 271188 5 36 .014713861 24 438 19 31540 54, 384 ,198 ,l 298307 L o1092 051:7 6 093 17.0131617 896206 6,61250 10.0 11.33
1955 6264 903,714 903.78 12,7882 43,529 18,939 692655o8649.6 8 3,122,057 21,092,6 296,733 271 3 1 4382 6 2761341 1632 35.2 52,3675 3.09411,29.81,07051.50 .210 201.0 121.3 181,5 60,201 10.0 3.2
N hwes1956 8e7,7 0 R g,1 88n' 8, 0612 27, 03 ,221 15,457 66.9 62.5 51.8 23 46,3570 2 193, 566 936,630 2 1 8 3 8 5.0 1621 8,1 33, 240 49,388 4.5 53 ,349 3 ,28794 ,0 30.0 639 31 .a 48 200 16.5 157.0 618,027 4 ,89 4 3 10 8.0 8.69.820
Ch. Nrth es;rn ........ 15 7 70 679,188 680 0 oo 7 ^ 45 000 31^ ; ; i a o ^ i "; :;^ ^ -ii 3: 3 ^^1: 1: l i -ii ^ i~ :
805 7.69 750n8086..... 1955 8 773,262 72, 0, 35 ,517 2 7 6.3 629. 50.9 2,635,76592:432.56631,,065,420 158 9 29 14.8 16,601 3,1123 47,724 5.5 55,790 3,206 1 ,24,O 30.0 730367. 4 561 17.7 150.9 770,453 6,935,896 9.1 18.5 3.8 181
hcago Great We tern 1956 ,)7 13002 6, 002 196 8 223, 155 72.3 55. 8 49 611 208 546,749 262 ,929 31 1 3.1 1 ,576 763 6,339 2.8 78,219 ,118 1,981 32.0 1,U26 61.7 6,099 19.0 1l4.7 55,611 292,0458 5.3 1. .3 .2 267
C, 1956t 143 232:10 132;10 222 8,14 ,1830 68:. 58.3 49.:2 604,494 546:948 247:856 31 2 6.1 69 4:436 5,805 3.3 76:,883 4:086 1,852 30. 4 1:413 68. 3 5,749 18.9 141.2 67,120 325,120 4.8 14.3 32.3 321
ti 10,621 1, 058,310 1L 076,976 19, 102 4-758 27871 63. 6 61It 50 2 3 693,35 3, 359,735 1,475,295 290 1 13 4.3 28 064 35,339 63,403 6.7 60,003 3,185 1.399 30.3 748 38.9 4,630 18.9 130.5 726,412 7 ,195,04 10.0 8.7 4.9 339
""195569 i,093 2,81,9 : ; 5 4l4 28;5 23,514 50:29828:364 63.9 61.1 49.0 3,854,207 3,500,222 1573,403 295 35 27 7.6 288134 36,794 64,9283 5.4 58,055 3,125 1,405 31.3 017 40.8 ,932 18.6 120.8 631,770 5,684,4,08 9.1 5.9 2.7 308








Union~acific........1.633 19 ,81324,191 ,14,76452,5 142 502.21 16568 0. 268,3644 ,206 638.950 0 96 1* 26117286:15 2. 797 ,33 1262.1639.3,29 2.0 193 1570 1,561 2. 94 01 3
Sci f1956 1,606 121< 1,164;, 4.329 5 4,62 2 422 9.3 62.6 53.5 411 395 375,428 173,694 35 4 2 4.9 1 ,158 9,09 10,251 2.1 37,116 2,528 1,170 31.8 587 26.6 3,605 15.0 136.9 101o900 813,369 8.0 35.7 427
Chl.,St.P.Alnneapola. .Omha 1955 1,606 1A6";2i 16. 13 5,225 5:921 2:877 67.3 62.6 50:2 451:674 410,722 182,798 62 14 18.4 1:209 8,78v 9,993 2.6 35:036 2,521 1,122 30.9 605 29.1 3,79 14.0 86.9 103,406 837,8CI 8.1 7.7 36.6 266
1956 569 15 83,854 154,807 2 1,32 7 54 7 510 50.1 5.4 51.4 831,369 767,585 463,453 60 12 16 7 13,579 1,023 14 ,602 3.0 85,211 5,308 3,205 61. 4 1,083 35.21 27,150 17.1 78.1 7,697 9,2y4 4.2 28.8 12
Duluth, ls sabe & Iron Rang.. 1955 569 177,95 178,667 1:381 8:294 7 802 51.5 4.6 49.8 951,418 881,765 537,318 65 7 9.7 13:767 779 14.546 2.1 81,321 5,303 3,230 64.8 1,253 37.5 31,77 16. 4 99.8 ,661 8,103 3.0 28.5 5
1956 8 274 1,280, 892 1 285 ,858 39, 417 53,443 29,561 64.4 66. 5. 1 45 1 486,773 4091,733 2,055,909 284 29 12 37 21,367 26,703 48070 2.2 58,294 3,246 1,631 38.5 ,185 55.9 8,283 18.2 146.1 542,418 ,577,385 11.5 1.5 399
1reat Northern .............. 955 8:270 1,295,128 1;,303,125 45,352 51:980 26:593 66.2 71.8 53.8 4396,853 3:985,796 2,058,487 287 52 28 7.6 20:552 26:021 46,573 2.5 55.131 3,128 1,615 39.6 L,61 55.8 8,297 17.9 132.9 574,625 5.959,647 11.1 ,4.5 396
i s- .. .1956 4 171 406,955 408, 674 1,719 15 622 8 514 64.7 65.0 51. 7 1,277,466 1,106,610 526,239 83 2 6 6.6 630 01,16 4 16,474 4 .8 55,138 2,733 13,00 33.7 1,072 49.2 4,206 20.3 162.6 183.422 1,124,850 6.1 34.2 213
19nneap3ll.,3t.P.& S.st.1rle 1|5 i17 420,425 423,017 3,262 16:265 9:036 64.3 b6.5 52.1 1,272,050 1:093,653 526,738 82 9 3 3.2 61496 10,241 16:737 5.2 52,275 2:621 1,263 32.4 1,070 51.4 4,210 20.1 161.7 181,730 1,069.431 5.9 5.2 201
1956 6569 880, 42 89 848 24 616 138,75918940 67. 2 63.7 51 .1 2, 961 ,601 2 666 ,373 1,223,895 273 31 28 8.4 17,183 19,18 4 36,367 4.2 59,471 3,041 1,396 31.6 1,094 51.6 6,210 19.6 9q.4 4 29,054 4 ,061,738 1 0.8 2.6 4. 319
NorthernPacific ............ 1955 6:570 943:893 961:894 1 4:545 4,006 19,764 67.:5 65.7 52.4 3,196,785 2:853,777 1,309,006 282 29 56 15.3 17;076 20,850 37,926 .9 57,554 3,033 1,391 31.9 1:0851.4 6.641 19.0 96.1 453.404 4. 081.96 4 10.3 39. 305
cental western Region:8.i1,8 3,89 8,7 ,38 ,19 12 6. L,9 6. ,39 2. i1. ,7,06 0,2,0 1. ,9 92 59
ACh.,eT o&l Fe (Inl. 156 13.124 2 297,011 2.403,895 46 393 109 902 51966 67.9 45.3 48.7 8,159,753 7,225,009 2,889,414 556 48 57 8.6 51,786 35,789 87,i75 4.0 72,368 3,159 1,263 26.3 1,097 61.4 7,339 23.0 131.5 ,735,086 20,729,510 12.3 6.9 49.2 569
G.C.& S.F. and P.& S.F.)- 1955 13,097 2:356,094 2,466,661 64:563 108:452 54,188 66.7 44:3 48.7 8,127.392 7:201:999 2:836:542 519 89 30 4.7 53,310 31,617 84,927 3.5 69,613 3,076 1,211 26.2 1,l11 63.7 7,219 22.8 142.0 ,799,092 21,317,484 12.5 6.0 o8.7 576
chi., Burl. &Quincy ........ 1956 8,771 1,155 292 l 151.620 25,748 54 904 24,475 69.2 60.3 51.3 3,946,396 3,546,021 1,557,218 193 21 29 11.9 17,989 27,407 45,396 3.2 63,975 3,074 1,350 28.4 1,139 58.1 5,918 20.8 160.1 988,884 8,703,941 9.2 5.9 4.2 438
1955 8,773 1,226:520 l:222,873 33,354 54:417 25,397 68:2 59.9 50.? 3,927,721 3,537,635 1,534,993 228 16 27 10.0 20,261 24,915 45,176 3.1 58,880 2,890 1,254 28.2 1,133 58.9 5,832 20.4 165.5 982,605 8,521,016 9.1 2.6 43.8 397
Chi., Rock 1. & Pacif .ic ... 1956 7 580 912,641 906,860 1 831 36 177 19,594 64.9 53.9 49.2 2,789,702 2,546,413 1,111,581 169 6 3.4 10,742 21,9;1 32,693 5.6 57,227 2,801 1,223 30.7 3,118 56.1 4,888 20.5 181.1 725,622 6,034,758 9.2 5.1 41.9 279
19 4 8 7,9 8,129 838,191 1 102 33,812 18,891 64.2 53.4 49.3 2,628,693 2,408,889 1051,663 167 4 4 2.3 10,573 21,693 32,266 4.7 56,100 2,865 1,251 31.1 1,091 54.7 4435 19.7 168.6 736,515 6,172398 8.9 6.5 1.2 302
Denver & R. 0. Western ...... 1956 2 155 336 164 360 398 38,588 17,610 6,250 73.8 59.0 54.3 1,337,417 1,161,878 555,962 86 9 5 5.0 6,725 9,307 16,032 3.4 63,560 3,465 1,658 31.6 1,160 49.8 8,600 18.4 140.7 138,822 1,188,593 8.6 6. 585
195 2:16. .60:164 386:764 V4,933 18,339 6:717 73.2 62.2 53.7 1,405,250 1,223,351 581,997 76 14 16 15.1 7:249 8:559 15,808 3.0 61,272 3,405 1,620 31.7 1,168 50.3 8,961 18.0 139.0 136:934 1,185,.90 8.7 37. 576
ouhrn Pacific .. 1956 8 044 2 202,236 2 300,886 173 948 104 713 55,081 65.5 55.3 49.1 8,043,227 ? 152,941 2.916,304 684 63 77 9.3 28,075 49,010 77,085 1.7 62,571 3,297 1,344 27.9 1,260 69.0 12,085 19.3 107.9 845,207 11,698.482 13.9 12. 40.9 295
1953 8,068 2:388,389 2,489,922 215;019 105:946 59:355 64.1 56.1 49.1 8.242:369 7:312:118 2:926,737 684 8 83 10.7 28:00 47:270 75,274 1.6 57,302 3,098 1,240 27.6 1,250 70.6 12,092 18.7 122.5 843,757 11,959.454 14.3 12. 4 0.9 00
Union Pacific ............... 1956 9 797 2o481.839 2544 428 125,840 119,613 58,135 67.3 59.8 51.7 8 764,726 7,805,778 3,232,966 447 16 107 18.8 27,884 36,552 64,436 2.1 81,110 3,175 1,315 27.0 1,646 90.5 11,000 25.8 162.8 ,087.052 14,427,850 13.4 8.8 50.5 64
1955 9,81 2703,710 2,765,575 129,354 125.021 61:664 67.0 60.9 51.6 9,149,414 8 120.644 3,308,774 504 60 96 14.5 27:617 37:278 64,895 2.2 77,977 3,033 1,236 26.5 1,693 95.5 11,239 26.0 149.3 ,165,703 14,756,13 12.8 19.4 50.1 364
western Pacific ............. 1956 1,190 272,388 283,986 12 415 13,011 5,367 70.8 48.8 49.2 953,932 844,999 381,744 48 2,132 5,921 8.053 1.8 78,437 3,120 1,409 29.3 1,706 82.1 10,693 24.3 213.2 80,457 732,676 12.3 9.6 481
S eastern Region: 1953 1,190 283,315 293,027 11:694 13,748 5,355 72.0 52.6 51:6 990:521 876,190 394,564 49 2:056 4:304 6:360 1.5 75,861 3,111 1,401 28.7 2,141 103.7 11,052 24.5 229.3 82,205 755,154 12.5 9.2 490
mansesO itySouthern.. .1936 886 19,350 139,350 197 8.33 3,808 68.6 2.8 49.9 656,006 594,628 275,255 24 2 7.7 1,596 5,873 7,469 3.8 86,959 4,271 1,977 33.0 1,183 52.2 10,356 20.4 21J.6 114,540 70.428 6,2
8955 886 151,81 151,963 133 8,97 4.059 68.9 9: 48.2 694,388 629,622 286:746 25 3 10.7 961 6:368 7,329 2.3 87,520 4,159 1894 32.0 1,275 57.9 10,788 21.1 21.6 114,794 768,541 .6.7- 4.O 513
L .lm& Arkan .. 9.. 1956 746 98,972 98 972 18 4 615 2 354 66.2 36.9 46.6 380 319 349,324 164,891 20 1,529 3,372 4,901 6.8 71,863 3,536 1,669 35.7 1,103 46.6 7,368 20.4 221.7 44,576 2J4,658 5.7 1.9 372
1955 753 100,839 100:839 166 4:598 2,295 66.7 39.9 47.5 379.631 348,732 166,192 14 1:089 3,790 4:879 4.0 66,527 3:65 1;631 36.1 1,196 49.6 7,357 19.2 253.3 44,820 281,465 6.3 1.7
Mo.- Kne.- Texas Linces..... 1956 3 230 326 285 326,285 3,797 14,316 7,891 64.5 8.1 46.9 1,039,118 927,041 395,319 88 3,330 8,357 11,687 8.1 59.697 2,848 1,21527.6 1,20567.7 4,080 21.0 135.) 200,398 1,768,45 9.2 20.2 409
1955 3,30 013 330,013 3.273 14,355 6,683 68:2 36:9 44:9 1,026;708 91,624 396.188 85 3:,57 7:685 11:142 7.3 54:801 2,777 1,203 27,6 1:165 61.9 4,089 19.8 137.9 223.343 2.003,9) 9.0 40.0 445
Missouri Pacific .......... 1956 9 701 1 169,909 L169 909 10,751 53,945 27 287 66. 4 48.5 51 5 4 114,777 3,750,510 1,733,166 334 48 12.6 18,050 31,908 49,958 2.0 65,182 3,220 1,488 32.1 1,144 54.6 5,953 20.3 109.4 614,135 5,524,457 9.1 22.4 42.4 308
1955 9,702 1265,643 ,265,643 11,358 56,721 26,074 68.5 49.7 50. 4,223,872 3,844,133 1:782,523 327 46 46 11.0 21,383 29,525 50,908 2.6 65:123 3:065 1:421 31.4 1,175 54.6 6,124 21.4 109.5 627,020 5,646,971 9.2 13.9 42.1 287
Teas & Pcific1..... 15 1 22 260,190 260,190 3 348 14 172 7,009 66.9 50.5 50. 4 1,089,926 982,153 402,655 62 1 1.6 2,738 6,462 9,200 2.5 80,617 3,783 1,551 28.4 1.,85 78.1 7,367 21.4 151.0 192,228 2.288,759 11.9 2.4 586
1.............1955 1,822 309,613 309,61 3:44 14,151 7.500 65.4 51.7 49.6 1,113,091 999:227 398:482 60 2 3.2 2:387 6:935 9:322 2.7 71,429 3,245 1:294 28.2 1,45 79.0 7,290 22.1 185.2 190,442 2,187.896 11.5 9.1 43.0 580
St. Louis-Bn Francisco .1956 4 573 648 148 648,148 6,068 26 233 12,119 68.4 45.1 46.5 1 954,656 1,739,411 800,460 101 9 8.2 9,832 14,289 24,121 2.8 54,145 2,694 1,240 30.5 1,100 52.7 5,8N5 20.2 217.3 304,208 2,524,008 8.3 6.9 386
..... 1955 4 37 596,241 96,241 5,627 24:987 12,002 67.6 45.8 ,469 1,846,671 1,650,299 746783 113 8 6.6 9,806 13,467 23,273 3.8 54,320 2,772 1:255 29.9 1,081 53.6 5,443 19.6 181.5 303,169 2,526,109 8.3 6.7 36,8 ?39
St. Loule-an.Fran. & Texas.1956 354 18,659 18,659 557 244 69.5 34.8 45.1 43,323 36,747 17,184 2 399 399 1.0 34,279 1,974 9V0 30.9 1,364 63.6 3,719 17.4 326.2 6,411 29,085 4.5 )3.0 214
"t1955 156 18,580 18,580 571 312 64.7 37.1 48.o 45,801 39,305 17,726 2 473 473 6.1 38,160 2,122 957 31.0 1,254 62.5 3,788 18.0 325.5 6,360 29,691 47. 32.6 212
St. Lous SouthweetenLines. 1956 1 554 310.619 310,635 1 476 14,417 4,964 74.4 40.5 46.8 975,841 884,084 395,198 53 1 1.9 1,834 5,481 7,315 1.4 56,354 2849 1,274 27.4 1,841 90.3 8,47? 19.8 20?.2 33,520 211,625 6.3 33.3 41.7 372
195 1:554 320,759 320,783 1:525 14,893 5,536 72.9 39.2 47.5 1,015,750 918,818 410,724 52 10 16.1 1,706 5:870 7:576 1.4 55:224 2:867 1:282 27.6 1:973 98.1 8,810 19.3 177.7 49,699 301,579 6.1 20.0 39.3 331
Texas & Nw Orleans 1936 4 287 647260 647,260 364 27,333 14,590 65.2 51.3 47.6 2,098,999 1,888,228 846,282 152 1 .7 4,715 16,942 21,657 ? .3 59,371 2,936 1,316 31.0 1,306 64.7 6,580 20.4 149.7 180,778 2,236,886 12.4 42.6 4
1955x 302 1 689:952 689,952 4,293 27:648 14:542 65.5 51.8 49.2 2:100:798 1:890:667 840:312 137 6 4.2 5:645 16,742 22:387 1.6 55,279 2,758 12261218470176 12.4 -


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Operating rg Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of OCTOBER 1956 Compared with OCTOBER 1955


Subject to revision


~ -pi



-1, 2


-.on C 8I I


Statement No. M-200
OCTOBER 1956


FREIGHT SERVICE


PASSENGER SERVICE


Re ion road and y r


Miles


of roed
operated


(1) (2)
ew England Region:
Boton & Maine .............. 1956 1,561



rest Lakes Region:
elaware Hudson ........... 1955 7927

Del., Lack. & Western 1956 962
...... 1955 962

Erie 1956 2,211
Erie ........................ 1956 ,22

Grand Trunk western ......... 1956 951
S1955 952

Lehigh Vlly ........... 1956 1135
gh ey.. .. 1955 1,137

New York Central ............1955 10:.661


New York, Chi. & St. Louis .. 1956 2,15
1955 2,154

Pitts. & Lake Erie .........195 221
1955 221
wabash 1956 2.381
Wabah...................... 1955 2,381
'ntral Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ............ 1956 5,910


1956 208
Bessemer & Lake Erie ........ 1956 208

Central RR 0o. of New Jersey. 1956 612
1955 613

19565 868

Elgin, Joliet & kEastern a/ .. 1956 236
1955 236

Long Iand ............... 1956 345

Pennsylvania System ......... 1956 9.892
1955 9,892
Reading..................... 1956 1,303
1955 1,303
Western Maryland .............1956 846
1955 846
ocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1956 5.067
1955 5.041
Norfolk & Western........... 1956 2,110
o1955 2,104
southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ......... L956 5.283
1955 5.278
Central of Georgia. .. ...... 1956 .731

Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. ... 1956 336
1955 336

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ........ 1956 2,717
1955 2,717

Illinois Centrel ............ 1956 6.503
1955 6,531
Louleille & Nashville ...... 1956 4,714
1955 4,714



a/No passenger-train service.


247.639
263.847
272,201
270,088
187,691
193,662
302,646
308.597
657,723
644,986
280,870
270.330
235.754
226,598
2,449,351
2,669,301
767,050
780,908
65,465
67,367
563,010
601,150
1,680,607
1.704,940
72,683
65.048
134,191
127,829
124,130
123,097

96.657
91,789
24,369
24,73
3,241,325
3,247,630
371.780
356,532
175,536
177,678
1, 652.933
1,604,494
800,765
784,089
811,606
795,535
215,233
200,305
142,373
150,889
285.448
280,604

1,295,358
1.298,754
935, 463
929.586


Locomotiv-


Principal
and
helper

(4)

254,129
270,662
272,201
270,207
193,238
200,527
313,067
321,406
665,.163
651,213
290,066
275,804
239,428
229,718
2,483,696
2.717,637
787,071
802,274
65,465
68,319
564,295
602,644
1.879,910
1,887,731
77,132
70,766
135.451
128,896
124,130
123,097

97,204
92.090
24,369
25,737
3, 469,484
3,1489.449
374,163
358.659
183,120
184,834
1, 675.085
1.638,173
873.058
839,814
811,606
795.541
215,233
200,331
142,373
150,889
285,448
280,604
1,297,190
1,299,816

942,256


SI I


Ton-mles (thnosans)


0I r* I- 1 -_ _


r


-miles


Loaded
Light (tho-
0ands)

(5) (6)

11,157 9,972
12,289 10,527
18.864 11.907
19,209 11,126
7,034 10,520
7,883 11,315
25.814 13.369
20,097 14,502
23,020 36,755
26,188 37.236
1,987 9,169
2,146 9,018
6,478 11,222
8,187 11.625
115,112 103,259
120,092 112,425
9,133 33,529
6.702 34,105
3,076
S 2,804
6,387 25,643
6,991 27,935
172,109 69,185
171,830 70.014
211 3,872
222 3,387
7,642 5323
6.544 989
2,885 5,720
2,357 5,363
3.072
3,313
6,894 274
3,255 264
272,923 140o.361
264,613 142.888
14.240 14,607
15,029 14,319
10,745 7,310
10,372 7, 80
46.,51 73.858
48,258 72.803
79,030 40,613
72,:485 38.982
9,289 25,064
9.210 25.644
2.178 8.59
1,966 8,52
857 9.409
1,101 10,292
222 16,983
225 16,458

37,325 55.515
39,843 57,316
16,384 35,607
18,548 35.174


Gross

Including Excluding
locomotives locomotives
and tenders and tenders
(11) (12)


Empty
(thou-
sands)

(7)

4,864
4.517



4,035
4,051
5,640
5.163
17,59Z
15,19,



5,700
5,553
65,713
6 :092
17,065
15.92,
1,303
1,182
12,776
13, 2*

36.607
2,929
2,253
2,774
2,262
2,874
2,397



234
215
64,630
65.054
7,311
7,098
4,059
3,945
56,954
52,303
28,419
26,993
17.028
16,680
4,227
3,968
3,651
3:534



32,017
30.988
22,112
20.:439


651,909
660,736
749,897
676.846
725,401
757,878
866,954
944,700
2,322,360
2,263,709
656,926
633,938
781.978
806,195
7,552,297
7,903.708
2,389,234
2.330,389
259.835
234,537
1,695,905






410,585
361,891
421,620
371.089

255,.139
232,911
20,018
18,815
10,203,*49


1,127,40]
611,57(
615,394
6,644,423
6,376,973
3,856,534
3,624,93]



614,62z
591,13]
565.48;
597,74:
1,146,23:
1,094,851
107,751
4,144,01

2,726,96:
2,642,35;


Net

Revenue
and non-
revenue
(13)

275.2*3
283,004
314,351
288,799
9,794
8,982
85.349
1 ,142
936,129
923,184
274,982
255.458
368,711
386,337

3.584,173
1,107,434
1,079.754
163,966
146.738
689,396
708.873

2869#,11C
296,207
265,162
218.819
191,624

212,62o
181,902

139.087
127,076
8,657
7.93:
5.093,638
.,910,187
648.285
619,90:
350,12;
351,599
3.750,964
3,629,781
2,149,314
2,007,611
873.60o
878.101
300,93
288,64
255,221
269,28
565,33
533.46
1,971.84
1,985,71
1 405.71
1,368,68


Serviceable


Number of freight cars on line


Home Foreign


(18) (19)

1,427 9,467
1,721 10,525
2,286 14,876
1,848 22,455
1.363 6,984
3,176 6,002
3,234 11.521
3.122 12.896
5.277 22.556
,997 22,086
3,916 9,777
3.748 10,097
3,984 10.656
6,905 9,808
45.625 99.925
49,782 2,849

6,126 21,186
6,184 20,052
2,299 9,786
2,419 9.264
8,641 11,231
8,687 10.869
44,584 50,489
39,730 43,803
3.783 1.598
2,682 1,385
1,867 10,661
2,276 10,720
2,145 4,013
2,703 3.447
5.856 16,224
6,490 9,872



10,73 90163

9,749 23,170
10,342 21,819
3608 ,738
4,102 5,078
48,826 34,891
44,734 38,825
32.099 10,839
29.671 10,185
17,193 18,276
16,984 17.415
2,221 7,292
2,427 7,492
276 4,265
439 4,:50
4,559 11,762
4,527 12,283
22,026 29,957
22,324 35,220
23,788 16,366
23,208 17,112


10,894
12,246
17162
8,373

9,178
14,755
16,018
27.833
29,083
13,693
13,845
14,640
16,713
145,550
152,631
27.312
26,236
12,085
11,683
19,872
19,556
95,073
83,533

4.381
,069
12.528
12,996
6,158
6,150
22,080
16,362
3.773

194,898
195.417
32.919
32.161
8,346
9,180
83.717
83.559

42,938
39.856



9.513
9,919
4.541
4,889
16,321
16,810
51.983

40,154
40.320


Nbrof raA oonoie
onln


Car-miles


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)

38.746
38,710
41,959
36,636
64.543
65.396
50.422
52.373
70,644
66,760
0,220
9,818

70.126
70,881
50,544
49,665
50,229
51.383
60,469
57,513
65,365
62,033

9: 9
107,747
103,229
43,224
39,634
4,678
V,093
20,209
20,718
5,870
5,667
51.903
53,657
0,317
8,828



74,986
73,446
82,240
78,911
44,821
43,670
48,974
48.677
91,325
88,280
73,528
71,874



50,.891
47,966


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ai(29)


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
locomo-
tive-
day
(30)


Gross
ton-miles
per
train-mile,
excluding
looomo-
tives and
tenders
(23)

2.644
2,523
2,755
2,506
3.883
3,930
2,919
3,125
3,570
3,541
2.361
2.363
3.361
3,616
3,146
3,009
3.196
3,057
3,991
3.527
3,022
2.997
3.368
3,228
6.666
6,673
3.202
2,960
3.421
3,028
2.764
2,664
849
795
3,243
3.205
3.154
3.162
3.569
3.533
4,045
3.999
4,947
4?743
2,358
2,367
2,861
2,963
3,988
3.984
4,018
3,906
3,210
3.232
2,922
2.850


Net
ton-miles
per mile of
road per
day

(28)

5,688
5,841
5,828
5.336
16,309
16,658
12,922
13,887
13,658
13.390
9,327
8.656
10,479
10,961
10,514
10.845
16.577
16,170
23,933
21,418
9,340
9,604
15.217
14,313
45,.938
41,123
11.534
10,084
7,902
;,760
19,011
17.370
809
742
16,610
16,012
16,049
15,347
13,350
13,407
23,880
23,228
32,859
39.780

5.367
5,608
5,379
24,503
25.853
6,712
6,334
9.780
9,808
9,619
9,366


I Number f r i motiv s I


Train-miles



(31)

482,315


680,:2
67.33
66,36
330,96i
318,18
334.47
325,.42
102,95:
97.63<
118,0o4
112,86!
2,468.64
2,533.6,
98,35i
100,67
26,95'
30,285
227,60]
226,297
772.762
8067306



182,293
178.28(
98,77
117.569



50,8,782
572.235
2,335,287
2,493,689
292,18:
287,305



296,57T
303,
22,.080
226,37
472,.0
4#70,4
90.787
103,1*4
58.23
58,00!
150.56:
150,82;
669,370
682,93<

*72,595


Passenger-
car -miles


(32)

2.504.581
2,584,572
6,338,154
5,390.618
455.082
470,977
2,346,559
2,206,368
2,801,034
2,630.953
982,023
911,464
909,266
887.570
27, 420,078
28,944,974
726,254
745,100
161.936
175,129
1.967.327
1,867,325
6,960.588
6,982,511



1,123,845
1,063,412
913,271
1,048.280



4.076.325
4,197,063
28,719,405
30.754.358
1,450,741
1,412,816
35,694
30,131
2,653,824
2,805,950
1,948,269
2,015,441

5;257:9 5
828,.613
910,371
663,091
713,689
1.328,397
1,375,268
6,237,897
6.299.666
4,.710,768
4.639.459


I I ---------~s~


52.2
52.6
51.2
50.5
52.1
54.3
49.9
49.8
49.2
49.9
50.7
50.1
50.7
51.6
47.5
48.7
51.2
50.9
53.0
52.8
48.9
50.4
51.0
51.3
53.2
51.3
52.2
52.8
47.9
47,7

53.4
51.4
49.6
51.6
50.0
50.2
54.3
53.3
52.0
53.3
49.6
49.6
50.8
50.6
49.8
51.3



53.5
52.1
50.5
51,6
50.8
50.1
9.6
49.3


Percent

train totof
te
locomo-
tivem
(33) (34)

6.7: 2.7
6,6 7.1
9.6 11.1
9.2 16.3
6.8 -
7.1 5.0
9.2 4.3
8.9 -
8.4 1.6
8.1 6.3
9.5 32.0
9.3 22.7
8.1
8.3
11.7 4.3
12.1 15.7
7.4 16.7
7.4 14.3
6.0 -
5.8
8.6
8.3 5.6
9.3 6.0
8.9 13.0



6.5 5.1
6.3 .5
11.0 20.0
8.9 8.3



6.9 5.0
7.2 12.5
13.7 16.7
13.5 33.1
7.0 22.0
6.8 17.5



9.8 17.1
8.7
8.9 3.0
11.3 2.3
11.2 2.0
9.1
8.8
11.4
12.3
9.8 10.5
10.1 -
10.9 18.6
11.0 5.1
9.8 2.3
9.8 2.3





I I I I I


1,116 27.6 831
1,081 26.9 802
1,155 26.4 582
1,069 26.0 418
2,087 37.1 1,573
2,121 36.1 1,477
1,298 28.8 832
1,370 28.6 830
139 25.5 1,103
1,44 24.8 1,045
988 30.0 669
952 28.3 592
1.585 32.9 820
1.733 33.2 741
1.434 33.3 774
1.365 31.9 772
1,481 33.0 1,334
1,416 31.7 1,365
2.518 53.3 429
2.207 52.3 388
1,228 26.9 1,131
1,184 25.4 1,172
1.692 40.3 918
1,606 38.5 1.012
4,220 76.5 1,818
4,341 78.3 2,078
1,707 41.1 540
1,568 38.4 475
1.72 37.2 1,116
1,6 33.9 977
1.507 *5. 240
1.,53 38.: 262
367 31.6 76
335 30.0 64
1,619 36.3 845
1,562 34., 808
1,744 44.4 631
1,739 43.3 625
2,043 47.9 1,394
2.019 47.0 1,264
2,284 50.8 1,477
2,276 49.9 1,390
2,757 52.9 1,651
2,627 51.5 1,609
1,081 34.9 797
1,109 34.2 82
1,401 35.0 1,010
1,447 33.9 939
1,800 27.1 1.957
1,795 26.2 1,800
1.982 33.3 1,141
1.903 32.4 1,095
1,540 :35.5 1,249
1.59 3.6 1,127
1,506 39.5 1,170
1,476 38.9 1,115


724.,489
735,721
840,107
757.077
792,976
825,851
960,632
1.039,223

2, 97,523
727,963
702,798
854,274
876,139
8,225,731
8,585,880
2.633,888
2,575,383
277,538
250,886
1,842,037
1,946.357
6,141,388
6,025,266



448.728
395,504
452,281
398,981

272,350
2,9.194
24,459
22,276
11.,288,021
11,136,158
1,264,857
1,226,401
677,925
680,449
7,132,468
6,853.043
4,303.636
4,056,917
2,165,771
2,109,163
679.105
651,984
626.084
660,106
1.249,515

4, 463,961
4,499.476
2,981,713
2,897,16]


--- ; ---- ---- ____ _____


Locomo-
T It tie-
1 lo. n-
tive-
day
(35) (36)

33.7 123
33.6 123
37.5 197
37.3 209
33.0 132
33.4 111
33.1 249
33.6 245
39.2 171
39.3 167
38.0 135
38.0 152
45.3 537
41.6 512
40.1 32
38.7 234
41.1 269
41.4 236
34.5 133
37.9 172
42.2 419
42.3 418
42.7 280
41.6 235



30.8 133
30.4 138
42.8 305
43.6 330



28.0 133
27.4 126

192
34.2 116
32.9 118
24.3 2*2

36.8 327
35.4 253
?6.9 199
73.1 225
42.6 354
42.6 301
*1.6 226
41.6 2f9
39.8 471
39.5 72
43.1 226
43.3 227
38.5 392
38.5 0
40.4 366
39.6 350





IRMF


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Page 2 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of OCTOBER 1956 Compared with OCTOBER 1955 -Continued
FREIG H T SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomotivemiles Car-mailes Ton-miles (thournds) Number of alooomotives Num ber of freight cars on ine ~o Gro Net Locomo Percent Loromo-
on line ton-miles ton-miles Net Net Cr Net tiar Prce nt- tire
Pe-Pr a o- ton- ton- Car-.Netmive- asne-Psn
Region, road, and year Miles Train- Per t- Gross Net ServiM b n Un Percent trainhbur, dr.nn-, mes m iest mis Trn-miles Pse ger-ta- miles
ofrod ran- Principal Loaded Empty PPer- er et x en ecnlrsnhu.,,g ,trIud-giler mlfes od pier Per per mile of miles pe per Train-il train grta npavrealeo
d L ent eat-b un e |?- un;- Home Foreign Totaltr la.....- .. ro ad pers p tot H t p erz
operated miles (d Light (th o cent loaded bound Including Excluding Reven Nm ot i .... Home tForeign Total vie o .... a ....lo rd r a r pr hour tv- rtramnrrtotal lot
helper sa) ad) loaded east of locomotives locomotives and non- Stor able ice- able tives and tivesand mile e- day day ties hy
total and tenders and tenders revenue able tandems tendersletay
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)
Rawhvrllle, Chatt. & St. Louis 1956 1,04,3 174 292 178,591 3,6035,5521 2,682 67.3 ,43 51.2 421.015 375,330 176,261 46 7 13.2 3,14,2 4,373 7,515 3L. 7 4o O4 2,136 1,012 31.9 760 35.4 5,431 18.6 124,.1 89, 8 9 )649 10.6 ). 8
43 178 159 2182,459 3,978 66204 2,461671.6 425 2123187 699 5.1 42,597 2,20 1,095 31.4 96142.7 6,03 12.5 ,86 920,148 10 3 7.2 182
eaBoar Line ........ ;;1956 ,601 262,398 262517 0 9 3 ,0 .4 :9 0 2 591 50. 0 1,09847 774,385 1 ,082 479 1 0 3 1 11,8 ,2 2 2. 58,6 2,8; 1,2 9 96 .75 606 18.:01.4 5 9.,63 87068 7 10 4 0 2. 43.4 402








1115085776 9220428,0073001551,2878 2,892512534413709 596644.6 6596831307396316 43629180 2 209 388110
4 624,17821 624,178.9 4800242,1641722151.4 150.7591246355820,7189.2419 4 1 893416988.90:4 11:1 9 27
SeaboardcAir.Line c........ .1 04 6 38 0;s3 2 745' 2145 6 1 10,7 2 3 8 48 6 2 1i25 ^4 9 1.3 762 61 2 8 7 l8 1
S1955. :.. 05 607,57 1, 0 27 8 ; 6 52.6 19 62:08121 81 1 2 1 1: 2.8 85,28 31 ,227,165 2.7 5,528 2,956 1,392 0. 7 954.4 6a47 18.5 162.2 8,2640 4 66,0o,4 .1 12. 4.4 4


Co.7hel.,; 63ll3..P.P..l 1.... 1 : : 8 ;68 8 2 61,6 l 1:1 423
19 2 ,6 9:91 ,29 1.6 ,619 2859 158 2.9 2 1.355.9 7,12 16.91 119.7 63 6,014 6295 ,939 10.5 .8 3 41. 3
Southern ....................1956 6 1 259 9 909 10924,08 1 86 1 :21 054 402 51:076 068.1 655.5 49."53,860313, 14 2,966,670 1,9:1,063- 17 9 111 5:1.1 14,282.23 ,1 09,2 9 .7 35,119 251 4 06 52. ,7 14. .o 16 5 .8 26,
o.1;hwtez i n n 1955 5692 17 951735 951,4 138 497,2 9,9 726 0.3 56.34. 3862428 2 7,7 ,56 3 9.4 81,19 ,101 1,9 6209 6 1 9 .1 7,4 2920 127. 168.0 ,644,80 28,1807 1.8 -.3 32.1 207
h.a orlth Westerna I ........ 1956 7 760 754,796 ;6 1067 7285 33379 16,7:47 66.6 : 5 52.2 2,74,16 2.7,260 1,0 18.059 145 5 9 15,9 2. ,1 8 3,16 5.3 1.792 203 16.7 18.0 9,27 768,89 1109.0 29.6 7 1
1n955 ,8 10 8,7 ,1, 1 0,4 37,63 9 7 18,837 66.7 62.6 51.0 2,770,255 2,552,717 1,132,6310 578 134 21 06.91 29146 150,3 3. ,267 49,26,3 4.9 5,3,731 1,280 30.0 75431.5 7 6. ,0 76 1 5. 2.3 30, 6:814 ,502, 8.8 1. 3 39.6 37
hicao Great n Wesrern ........ 1956 147 140.332 140,332 210 8 924 27584 671. 4.9 48.8 668029 97,883 2:86,03 6 0 2 6.3 1,54 1 22, 3 4,01 2.9 5,78452 4,1265 2,04 32.6 1,43 60.5 6,4 18.3 148.3 53,2s6 269 1965 .1 3 6.0
1953 1,437 141,591 141:591 222 8, 913 3,69770.7 58.0 49.3 654,248 8901 2?4'208 3213.0 1:326 4:41,35 5,7 3 .2 3 7,780 4:168 1,940 30.8 1,532 ?036 6:,155 18.7 144.8 66,744 275,454 19 14.632.9 212



195eapcl,3t.. 10.63 1,156430818 5:563 25:16 5:33 27:07 68 6. :9 415 35,15 69816:2 1 5,36 5 58,0384 2,151 1,44 320 8.026 40.4 39. 9 218. 15. 1 7.0 5,528, 21 5,85941 .4 3. 3.4 609
0ht.,St.P.innapol&Oaha 1956 1606 158,280 158,280 2,909 3,5893 12309 70.7 61.8 53. ,141249 76 ,69 176,26735 3 2 4 .9 1,179 8,520 9,699 2.1 37,208 2,9418 1,31 51.8 570 25.3 3,50 15.6 1 0.3 1054,019 808,707 7.7 -5 41.2 426
1955 1,606 169,039 170,468 4,718 1:171 2:346 72.5 60.3 51.1 456,333 147,391 189:106 59 13 18.1 1,226 9,641 10,867 2.6 35,519 2,501 1,141 30.6 58526. 6,3798 14.5 84.9 456,025 825,876 7.8 8.3 37.3 266
T),,uth, M~issabe & 1ton Range. 1956 569 170,217 171,734 1,919 7.956 7,726 50.? 35 50.4 910,276 859,740 416,224 60 160 14:3 14:737 1,146 14,883 2.3 3 a88061 5,346 3:210 64:.91 13034.3 29,266 17.4 92.6 7,48 8 8132 2.8- 29.0



50.8 26,5787 2,740 2,27 6486 .4 68,017 2,989 2 ,1628 60. 8 ,0 6,21 20.9 82.5 12 0 12,9 8 2,16858 1. 6 42. 4.0
1955 8,77 159,015 159,30 841 1,520 75,02 253 735,5 70.710 59.6 51.47 1597 ,3 2,62,5 2 9 31 60 2 1 1 2 ,7 .
2005 2142,02 2 1 33,4 0 4. 60,401 ,2,81 1,623163.2 1,181 69.2 5,152 0.6 18.914.2 749,441 5,94.6931 18.9 41.9 26
e, Noc P196 8,2741, 08794, 1,313,614 37,63 958,559129,250 66.7 66.5 50.9 4 677 957 4,22,093 21226 2 7 34 2 :6.9 1 7 22,595 32.482 5.16 2,92 1.285 305 1,102 5. 4, 19.6 18.3 766 6 ,119 8.5 : 41.6 375
G t, n ............... 0 4 5 70 6 3 19 9 42 43 : 360
8955 .271.1..27,9 9 ,3 5 906012 7,9 ,557 4, 67.0 64.4 58.8 ,9 4,107,239 2 406,9 4 9 28 56 27; 62 0 6,91 3,136 1,63 36.6 1,83 60 8 129.3 55 5 60;5,529 9 ,.6






1955..... : : : 1:3,1 5.98^ 4*^ 3 :^ : ; : :t; : : 7 19: 18.3 .3 55 66 5,2,3 10. 40.3 ^% M^: ^
nea ,St.S. t.Xie 1956 4,171 429,901 431,4901,589 16,297 7,274 69.1 61.7 53.6 1,295,340 1,097,,76 525,790 84 27,1 9514 2,2 1,227 32.3 1,055 47.3 4066 20.3 172.2 176,997 971,4555 4. 34 6 206
9-.-5.n 3, 30 88 ^93 ^9 ,^ 0 380354 .9 54.5 : i422 2219, 0^ 1 005,15"/ 8 5 56 5.: 50:,19 289! 3 1.: 3 192
1 5 1 4 8,315, 7 31,51, 4 67, 5 4. 63,799 2959 1,494 32.9 1,020 45.2 926 21.1 165.9 175,524 955.,4.16 5. 3.8 1 4 192








1955) 9:70 1,5457 1:336,57711:747 1,,762 28,4067.19..6 0.574,50,761 0,14,5,921918,.8999.9364328.129 39. 5,,?0 10.> .6 ,.0.0 24
orthern c1956 6,569 71,230 886,565 23,497 37,963 16,27670.0 61.3 51.9 2,804,9372,524,8301,164,93 213 56 42 13.5 16,0031,448 36Z, 57 4 5. 5 7,436 2,9061 1,341 30.8 1,052 50.1 7.0 219.1 3.9 1 84 2 2 39,4707 50 10.6 9. 40.1 52
NoxtB Pacific ............. 1955 6,570 937,355 955,273 2,4,64O 0,875 17,374 70.2 62.3 52.4 3,099,532,767,313 1,298,26 275 27 57 15.9 2,339 1,5664 9, 5 7218 2,961 1.389 27.7 1,507 51.7 7 9?2 21.0 94.8 199 497 14,59 10.2 9.3 .2 92
central Western Region: 50, 148 ,40 47 90,195 4.5 71,645 3,169 1,208 25.3 611,0 67. 6753 227 .7 30,769, 2,55,12.2 4 .9. 64
Arch., Top. & S. 120 6 65.0 4 4 9 a 2 50 Fe (Incl. 1956 13,124 2,247,33 2,658,407 5 52,058 ,9758 1 2 O7 586 ,066,711 562 48 58 8. ,19 4 117 84,285 3.3 70,791 3,12 1,12 9 25.1 1 8









50150 1;Z 3916 217 953. ,7606.8 47,020 18. 13026. 6.7,5721.109,329 12.5 3 2.148. 52
t.C, S.F. and P.& S.F.)- 1955 13,097 2,6".3,0 2,722,105 70,950 12 ,620 61,709 66.7 45.4 4.8.8 9,119,135 8105,555 3,109,686 522 84 35 30. 1,247 6. 375 1.5 321. ,606 30,913 4.7 2 72
1
18,788 26,578 451366 3.4 61,1)8 2,997 1,299 28.5 ,163 60.8 6, 021 20.4 182.5 1.000.134 8,667,58 9.1 6.4 4.3 46
Chi. Burl. 3&ouincyh........ 1956 8,765 1 261,398 1,256,510632984 57.479 28,030 67.2 59.1 50.0 4211,Clq 3,774 935 1636080 207 10 29 11.8 19,538 24,727 4,265 3.2 58,634 2,873 1,252 27.6. ,175 603 5 9,990 20.4 166.5 994,363 8,507,74093 2.7 40.4 42
91955 81773,1304,217 1,300,551 35 ,824 59,025 25,131270.1 59.6 51.4 4:159 ,783 3 ,739 ,616 1:6292150 242 9 31 -: 4i
8 10,09 2 6 21, 807.2 4.8 56,401 2,902 1,285 30.5 L3 ,18253.9 6,5 20.1 189. 2876 ,249 641179,9 28.7 -.a 41.3 424
Chl, Rck Pslfl ....19551967,9047 80868:4()298 2 8,7865,916 i,101'3936,450396 17,97812,o)67.0654)5.4 "150.5491302,62,742,121 2'512,521882 ,1:114 2149 1719 16:.291018-229:368o 81687 292 ,85 .3L10 3. ,50 196 16. ?62 5,1992 .2:9 1) 9
Denver & R. G. western ...... 1956 2,155 364,602 392,079 37,597 18,284 6,5J7 73.6 57.0 53.3 1,390,313 1,206,183 575.400 83 7 5 .3 6,739 8,615 15,334 3.0 39,063 3.320 1,584 31.5 1,183 51.1 8,613 17.9 132.6 142,5a8 1,160,998 8.1 3. 6
1955 2:165 381,674 412,163 44:,975 19:075 7,369 72.1 59.5 52.3 1,448,120 1,250.485 592.808 74 9 252 21.0 7:531 8,265 15,796 3.2 39,181 3,304 1,556 31.1 L210 54.0 8,833 17.9 149.0 142,012 1,186,339 8.4 37-3 661
Southern Pacific ............ 1956 8,044 2:412:169 2,43,598 149,591 108,602 62,071 63.6 53.5 48.8 8370096 7 452,523 2.993,431 6 68 74 58 7.1 27,899 50.887 788,786 1.7 60,592 3.214 1,291 27.6 1,239 70.6 12,004 19.1 ill.? 869 662 11,379.777 13.1 10.1 41.1 297
i 5 8,068 2 ,51,7082, ,29!81 111,1215 54 55 5. 908',2')2 486',598 ,4:52i 91. 27:576 50,726 78,302 i:7 58,046 3,087 1.256 27.4 1,28071.3 12,182 19.0 124.3 270,283 11,932,941 13.8 12.9 41.2 0
Union Pacific.. ...... 1956 9 ,797 2 629,252 2,692,007 106,371 123,032 61,778 66.6 58.1 51 .9 9 069,747 8,081,992 3 21 300 4.61 14 96 16 .8 27,898 37.377 65,275 1.7 76,457 3,101 1,2?4 27.0 L,652 91.9 10,936 24 .9 164.3 1.016,798 1 493 462 13.4- 49.9 603
........1955 9,806 2:865',542 2,928',632 121,894 131,014 61,155 68.2 58.6 51.6 9:,452,087 8',361,659 3: 01:370 490 42 114 17:6 26,690 38,928 65,618 1.8 74,791 2,945 1,198 26.0 1,681 95.0 11,189 25.6 155.4 1,171,171 iN,37i,186 12.4 17.3 50.3 356
Western Pacific....... 1956 1,190 '273,980 294,145 12,317 13,250 4,793 73.4 46.2 50.3 9'1,250 829,865 474,269 49 2,074 58 7 657 i. 547 307 1,37428.2 1,537 74.1 10,146 24.9 209.4 81,697 744,622 12.4 49.6 472
i5 1,190 37056 36538 i177 15,794 5,789 73.2 50.2 51.5 1,122,830 998,086 53,586 48 1,946 832 6,782 1. 79,522 3171 ,0 4 87Zi7L601226 2. 3. 9,95 70891. 0
bwatow-ste~n Region. 1,64 5,547 7,188 3.5 85,513 4 185 1,903 32.3 L,188 54.1 9 823 20. 211.72 1 18 723,8598 6.1 4.6 508
Kansas City Southern ....... 1956 886 142,066 142,o66 91 8,355 3,946 67.9 53.6 4,1.: 655,185 593,376 269 809 24 2 .7 7 8614 6:575 7:439 1.9 86,578 4:,063 1,86132.195,595 6.84.2 5012 19,9
1955 886 159,738 159,886 250 9,232 4:093 69.3 49.6 48.2 714,082 647, 172 296:,433 27 3 10.021 ,9 8. 9 2. 212 1 9
Loulwi-a & Aekansa@ ....... 1956 746 99,817 99,817 268 4,561 2,665 63.1 36.7 48.8 389,313 358,437 167,270 18 ,1 612 1 4'?83.62 5 0 57 006 3,529 8. :91,679 36.97 ,1o68 4.1 7,233 19.5 207.7 46,1.O28 5,2961.70 5"?- 1720 9
1955 753 111,424 1,424 372 49? 23?6. 0 4. 404,425 372,096 178,349 17
Mo -K n e L n .1955 3,230 343: 5078 343:078 3 ,632 15,611 7,29, 68 2.3 35:7 43:6 1:108 ,057 1 090,473 433: 11 8 87 3:273 .124 11,397 6.6 57,690 2,896 1 ',2 7 27 .8 ,241 65.4 4 ',328 20.0 140.5 228:665 1,975,628 8.6 40.1I 441
13 887 31 371 47,258 4.6 63,799 3,159 1,446 32.2 L23' 58.8 6 207 20.3 119.7 636,495 5,524,665 8.8 18.8 42.6 308
Missouri Pacific ..... ..... 1956 9,653 1,290,217 1,290,217 11,306 57,610 30,946 65.1 46.9 51.1 4 443,599 4,057,201 1,857,406 349 24 6.4 20,428 31:,268.51.696 3.1 66,669 3,151 1,48 31.4 .,2i4 57.6 6:,380 21.3 113.7 650',298 5,624,410 8.8 12.5 42.1 288
1955 9:702 1,336,579 I1,336,57911,:737 61',172 ?9,814 67.2 49:,6 50.5 4,576',741 4,i174,359 1,918:889 336 36 33 8.1
2,768 6 7"9.3,67 3.0 74,400 3,701 1,502 29.0 .454 77.1 7,490 20.2 163.8 198,702 2,307 508 11.6 9.1 42.1 587
Txs&Pef ....... 195 ,2 282,90 22,0 ,53 1.580 7 ,857 65.0 50.7 49.8 1,156,116 1,042,193 423,053 59 i.11?7 2,339 7',366 9,905 .2.1 72,168 3,446 1,369 27.7 .,507 81.?7,79>o2 21.0 188.1 199,297 2,259,6004 11.3 9.1 42.6 588
1955 1:822 329,382 329:382 3:516 16,239 8,101 66.7 50:8 48.3 1',248,981 1,13o,659 449',152 61 -1 1,6
10 377 14 240 24,617 3.1 53,238 2,686 1,222 31.0 .126 .55.1 6,000 19.9 223.8 304,994 2,535,244 8.3 36.9 431
St. Louis-San F-acieoo.... 1956 4,573 699,707 699,707 6,599 27,397 14,212 65.8 43.9 45.7 2,096,234 1,868,807 850,411 103 11 9.6 9:194 13:031 22,223 3.1 55,284 2,871 1,284 29.6 ,136 57.3 5,654 19.3 184.1 312,6?2 2,585,252 8.3 3.6- 36.8 350
...1955 4,573 625,09 625,509 5,928 27,097 13,296 67.1 44.6 45.8 1,995,970 1',792,044 801, 75 115 7 3:.- 50
in ea 95 5 959 19 56 386.02.031 4,31 4,6 500 3.2 39,116 2,117 981 32.2 .376 64.8 4,020 18.5 326.2 6,572 30,339 4.6 32.4 212
St. Loui.-San.Fran. 519a 1169191,19118,2-9 46 461819 9:39 38,71986. 2,101 952 30:9. 4,3348'31 :,247 61.1,051919 3,617339.18.319 2,0121.50. .6,066. 30:91-331.5 64.70 392.7 213? 1.
195 16 1,2 898 5 3 60 354 4. 634 3,8 e05 2- 1,806 5,179 6,987 1.2 57,084 2 935 1,321 28.0 ,996 98.8 9,185 19.3 209.0 34,266 218,081 6.4 41:3 369
St. Louis Southwiestemn Lines. 1956 1,554 335,237 335,249 1,606 15,791 6,106 72.1 38.7 45.5 1,092,322 989,897 442,498 16 1.8 1,657 5,780 7,437 0.9 36,730 2,:948 :,1 6. ,63 9.0 900 9. 18. 50,344 307,793 6.1 40.3 325
1955 1,554 329,267 329:291 1:544 16,191 4,985 76.5 3 9.5 45.6 1,070,516 969:921 433',568 55 i 1: 1382681: 93i8.
4,936 I 4 22,276 i.4 58,072 2,881 1,282 30.ia .,99 65:1 1:,0509 20.3 154.9 182,998 2 183,002 111*9 2.6 5
Texas & Now Orleans. ......... 193596 4 ,30285 739694,309 3,9694 309 492 994 29,678 710 14,09 810 64.36 5 51.3 4.47"3 2,9022211 338 1,99,1988,400 884,55990,8 13551. 19 946 1'126 21,072 1.7 56,491 2,740 1,240 30.5 .4 1 65.1 7,75 20.7 176.9 190,636 2,447 9344 2. 2.6 i


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g Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of NOVEMBER1956 Compared with NOVEMBER 1955


Statement No. M-200

NOVEMBER 1956


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FREIGHT SERVICE


I I11-- e C I ,. Numaler of road lo


Rgion, road, and year




(1) _

New EnEland Region: 1956
Boeton & Maine .............. 1955
1956
N. Y., New H. & Hartford. ..1955

Great Lekes Region: 1956
Delaware & Hudson ........... 1955
1956
Del., Lack. & Western .......1955
1956
Erine ...................... 1955
1956
Grand Trunk Western .........1955
1956
Lehlh Vlley .... ........ 1955
i956
New York Central ............1955
1956
New York, Chl. & St. Louis .'1955

1956
Pitts. & Lake Erie ..........1955
1956
Wabash ..................... 1955

'ntral Eastern Region: 1956
Baltieore & Ohio ............1955
1956
Bessemer & Lake Erle ........1955
1956
Central RR 00. of New Jersey.1955
1956
Chicago & Esstern Ite .......1955
1956
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern a/ ..1955
i956
Long Inland ..............1955
1956
Pennsylvania system .........1955
1956
Reading .................... 1955
1956
Western Maryland ............ 1955

Pocahontas Region: 1956
Chesapeake & Ohio ........... 1955
1956
Norfolk & Western ...........1955
Southern Region: 1956
Atlantic Coast Line .........1955
1956
Central of Georgia ..........1955
1956
Cinn. New Orleans & T.P. ....1955
1956
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio .........1955
1956
Illinois Centrpl ............1955


Loulville & Nashville ......19





a/No passenger-trann service


Miles
of road
operated


(2)

1,560
1,563
1,740
1,746

771
792

962
962

2,207
2,224

951
952

1,135
1,137
10,565
10,661
2,155
2,154
221
221

2,381
2.381

5,910
6.072
208
208

612
613
868
868
236
236

345
345
9,892
9,892

1,303
1,303
846
846

5,067
5,0o41

2,110
2,104

5,283
5,278

1,731
1,731
336
,36
2,717
2,717

6,503
6,531
4,714
4,714


miles



(3)

243,434
246,140

261,781
287,908

179,858
180,580
279,665
298,249
611,774
607,125

282,742
287,482
224,957
217,985
2,277,259
2,639,199
746,427
763,801

63,902
63,255

532,577
552,363

1,659,519
1,694,534

51,350
53,916
125,682
122,336

123,130
131,576
95,236
91,180

23,776
24,751

3,093,806
3,070,460
362,209
353,466
179,177
170,068

1,544,979
1,572,981
752,316
743,083

798,077
839,292
203,11:
200,318

136,857
145,795

272,462
278,503

1,245,24:
1,318,312
893,0:
92R,062


Principal
and
hielpeor

(4)

250,093
252,223

261,795
288,362

185,070
185,675
290,649
310,747
617,598
613,227

287,199
292,162

228,368
221,561
2,309,894
2,680,631 1

766.579
787,167
63,902
63,527

533,777
554,760
1,848,203
1,884,402
54,984
56,806
126,890
123,228

123,130
131,576
96,276
91,169

23,776
25,995

3,295,872
3,277,340
364,337
355,452

187,750
177,397

1,558,696
S1,594,548
S 822,111
788,316

798,077
6 39,298

203,113
200,344

136,857
145,795
272,462
278,503

S1,246,686
1,319,460
804,825
936,958


loaded
Light I tho-
_odo)


(5)

11,509
10,491

17,764
17,854

6,511
6,235
23,168
20,690
20,804
21,874

2,230
2,448
6,821
8,454

119, 090
122,296

7,725
5,872

240
6,400
6,280

185,681
184,413
346
148

6,490
6,192
2,647
2,435


6
6,652
3,202

247,456
252,576

14,085
14,069
11,799
10,559
36,820
45,86?

72,598
61,224

8,948
9,595
2,073
1,866
562
1,05:

148
352
35,205
39,904

14,81:
18,96A


(6)

9,570
9,529

11,160
11,569
10,042
9,633
12,234
12,698

34,074
33,179

8,811
8,989
10,442
10,787
95,613
105,370
31,584
31,777
2,809
2,944

23,606
24,934

67,301
65,438
2,520
2,792
4,887
4,699

5,778
5,285
2,943
2,789

265
264

128,300
128,279

13,974
13,804
7,229
6,941

66,848
66,877
S 37,854
S 35,455
S 24,691
S 25,636

S 7,875
S 8,092
S 8,878
S 9,388
S 14,913
S 15,721

S 49,741
S 52,841

S 32,901
4 i1s,Y39


Emlpty Per-
thou- cent
sands) loaded


(7)

5,216
5,186

5,403
5,389
4,oo001
4,217

5,561
5,515
16,126
15,072

6,146
5.871

5,496
5,571
64,461
67,767

17,630
17,293

1,249
1,148

12,842
13,180

40,893
38,557
1,576
1,631

2,407
2,181

3,304
2,624

1,961
1,685
245
230

66,855
66,588

7,652
7,484

4,353
3,945
51,392
53,039
27,972
25,283

17,142
17,690
3,860
3,921
4,196
3,984
7,498
7,382

32,816
32,727


(8) (9)


21,209 60.8 58.3
21,8371 60.7 59.7


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-l- ---- 7 -- -7


1rossml ({osl s


Per-
cent
east-
bound
of
total
(lit)

52.2
51.6

50.5
50.8
51.7
50.8
48.6
47.8

49.3
48.5
49.7
50.3
51.4
51.5
48.6
48.5
51.1
50.6

52.6
51.4
48.7
49.3
53.3
52.3
50.0
50.6
53.0
52.7
49.8
49.7
54.4
53.6
49.0
48.8
51.2
49.7
53.6
53-3
53.2
51.9
49.5
49.0
50.6
50.3
50.6
51.2

1 50,7
51:6

52.7
S 52.6

1 51.9
51.5
5 52.1
50.7
49.8


Including Excluding
locomotives locomotives
and tenders and tenders
(11) (12)

717,909 647,248
691,375 621,966

796,237 709,433
796,430 709,935
762,166 697,027
721,575 658,609

892,971 804,436
901,349 811,413

2,369,089 2,148,190
2,266,712 2,048,035

720,439 650,519
719,747 646,969

803,040 733,894
820,366 752,742

7,711,632 7,057,996
8,444,037 7,776,727
2,504,440 2,269.496
2,474,543 2,231,643
252,194 234,656
263,340 247,971

1,712,453 1,575,195
1,757,622 1,617,642
5,928,646 5,369,429
5,883,026 5,285,247
314,659 292,606
349,765 326,383
402,712 369,775
375,334 343,905
483,166 452,032
399,333 371,270
265,551 248,518
246,421 230,432

23,902 19,561
22,269 18,761

10,443,547 9,412,016
10,217,704 9,228,100

1,232,069 1,145,015
1,181,195 1.095,965
690,664 622,968
644,612 582,983

6,449,984 5,989,164
6,336,486 5,871,461
4,015,007 3,594,750
3,687,106 3,278,606

2,122.524 1,870,244
2,132,423 1.893.414
620,379 559,617
621,807 561,917
610o,431 552,033
627,019 566,341
1,138,244 1,042,329
1,179,951 1,081,435
4,110,066 3,765,564
4,303,665 3,940,091

2,784,022 2,544,274
2,843,913 2,590,011


Per-
Un- cent

r u-
able ce-
able
(16) (17)


7 C T I 7 7 4 C _________
Numb,, ii) leciglis ears on line Gross (Aeon.,
Net Net Loenino- Prenent Iisesinii


I


Total


-F


Perees t


ton-miles Net
per ton-
train-mile, mile,
excluding per
locosm- tram-
tives and mile
tenders
(23) (24)


Net Net
ton- to

(2 d ae

(i le 2day

(25) (26)


Net Serviceable

Revenue Not Stored
and non- stored
revenue
(13) (14) (15)

266,490 70 -
247886 62 -
294,254 94 -
293,285 98 -

371,534 38
44, 35 1
354,635 64
357,623 62

872,083 171
824,205 164

264,750 60
261,687 53
344,863 33
353,539 33
3,164,527 531 6
3,443,545 577 2
1,025,399 176 -
1,007,882 171 1
145,755 135-
157,962 14 -
619,775 111
619,608 105 -

2,622,011 471 12
2,575,894 442 3
189,045 15 -
214,550 15 1

197,433 63 1
182,472 67 -

230,750 27 -
182,373 29 -

132,596 37 -
125,360 38 -
7,789 10 -
7,443 12 -

4,537,035 901
4,386,516 892 5
627,953 161 12
590,696 159 2
354,245 43 -
332,123 37 -
3,360,405 582 20
3,295,300 460 o

1,993,544 226 5
1,799,467 226 1:
845,175 151
869,602 229

273,460 78 -
270,606 74 -

241,592 26 -
248.668 69 -

492,613 87 -
509,433 84

S1,750,484 323
1,847,780 335 9

S1,304,705 165 1'
1,319,943 184


Tests
Sllss psa
train
hoa r


(29)


Ton-miles (thous )


Pa.ssnger-
Train-miles train
car-iilaes


"" ';"*


Subject to revision


A--


)comotlves


Number of freight cars on line


Locomotive-mdlels


PASSENGER SERVICE


Home Foeign


(18) (19)

1,321 9,562
1,758 8,996
2,241 14,372
1,782 19,033

1,558 7,374
2,469 5,419

3,503 11,650
3,461 12,919
5,617 21,779
7,111 19,304

4,026 9.494
3,700 10,235
4,439 9.840
6,882 9,707
44.553 1 02,661
47,065 04,253
6,995 19,587
6,564 18,896
2,101 9,376
1,925 10,182

8,588 11,556
8,775 10,639
43,698 53,133
43,305 47,160
4,159 1,167
2,597 1,152
1,863 10,715
2,304 10,243

2,228 3,779
2,587 3,635

6,249 11,386
6,800 9,912

3,690
3,828

104,699 91,300
94,585 100,195
9,145 24,050
10,863 21,480
4,632 6,038
4,836 4,774

49,671 31,864
46,442 35,007
34,503 10,544
31,725 9,834

17,469 17,364
17,649 18,128
2,264 6,501
2,405 6,711
300 3,948
384 4,448
4,918 10,466
5,175 11,439

23,153 26,438
23,289 29,95C
25,558 16,406
27,307 14,055


Car-miles





L I


Percent
un-
able

(21)

1.1
5.1
2.7
2.0
6.5
4.9

2.7
2.9

2.3
3.8
6.8
7.5
5.0
3.9
2.5
3.7
4.9
5.5
4.2
2.3
4.5
5.0
4.1
7.6

6.1
17.5
6.9
7.9
10.3
7.1
5.1
4.4

.4
.2
6.5
8.2

2.9
4.1

1.8
2.9

.7
1.2
.8
1.6
4.6
4.3

2.5
3.9

7.3
6.7
3.0

1.7
1.9

3.7
3.3


Gross
ton-mles
per
train-hour,
excluding
locomo-
tives and
tenders
(22)

40,567
38,617
41,968
37,783
67,3,
65,403

52,311
48,169

70,167
6b, -"

20,2o9
47,580

71,217
70,893
50,401
49,952

50,963
50,373
54,852
59,824

63,827
62,995

50,-70
48,790

90,815
98,724
43,406
41,112
63,407
49,234

20,076
20,399
5,920
5,410

51,629
51,631

50,835
48,071

50,296
49,364

73,878
69,467

82,104
75,662
44,458
41,460
48,700
47,568

94,982
88,546

73,804
73,011
51,524
47,984

51,440
47,137


Car- Net
iiiileo ton-miles
per per mile of
ear- road per
day day

(27) (28)

45.3 5,694
42.7 5,287

32.7 5,637
25.31 5,599
54.2 16,063
54.] 14,495

39.7 12,288
37.5 12,392
6o.6 13,171
58.0 12,353
36.6 9,280
35.7 9,163
36.7 10,128
32.7 10,365

36.5 9,984
38.0 10,767
60.9 15,861
63.3 15,597
11. 21,984
11. 23,825
60. 8,677
65. 8,674

37. 14,789
39. 14,141
25.5 30,296
37.7 34,383

19.4 10,753
18.] 9,922
49. 8,861
42.( 7,004

8.; 18,728
9.C 17,706

4. 753
4.; 719

33.- 15,289
33.1 14,781
21,8 16,o064
22.0 15,111
40.6 13,958
38.6 13,086
47. 7 22,106
48.4 21,790
49. 31,494
49. 28,509

39.7 5,33
41:.i 5,92
42. 5,266
42. 5,211
99. 23,967
91.' 24,669
47. 6,044
46. 6,250
54. 8,973
51. 9,431
43. 9,226
45. 9,333


Locomo-
tive-
miles
per
hocmno-
tire-
day

(30)

137.9
150.3

115.3
121.1
174.5
176.6
180.6
193.9

137.4
1i1.7
141.6
146.7

249.7
237.6

152.8
153.6
144.5
148.7
166.9
165.8

168.5
189.6

123.3
133.7
133.6
133.2
91.0
88.3
147.0
156.4

105.5

133.5
132.9
113.6
99.0

79.2
75.6
165.2
186.4
85.6
105.3

133.2
117.8
184.0
131.3
91.9
94.6

154.0
71.8
108.7
110.7

117.3
98.7
162.2
161.7


(32)

2,288,292
2,520,240
6,281,962
6,275,570
428,386
438,324

2,263,275
2,204,397

2,631,179
2,603,701
879,328
871,563
871,659
856,155
24,794,113
28,434,119
705,288
739,917
145,506
182,707

1,".'.20

6,690,008
6,847,68C



1,034,328
1,037,454
894,407
1,047,783




3.768,838
,092,32(
28,460,890
30,766,30h

1,381,724
1,400,388
35,018
31,056
2,604,455
2,681,538
1,920,984
1,976,754

5,477,778
5,328,269
830,68:
901,675

676,97:
709,Kci
1,321,319
1,337,911
6,136,74:
6,330,15'
4,515,64
4,762,26


Percent
servwe-
able of
total
leomo-
tives

(34)

5.4
2.2
10.4
12.3


5.0

9.1



41.7
36.0



4.8
15.9

7.1



5.6

6.0
15.7



4.9
.3
30.0
16.7




7.5

8.9
33.4

26.2
19.5



7.4
14.3

12.5

2,4
1.9






10.5
10.5
11.9
12.2

8.9
2.2


470,664
492,223
743,312
760,446
64,283
63,906

314,820
313,427

315,271
315,132
91,834
92,002
111,816
109,609

2, 40,604
2,Z91,554
96,115
96,405

25,734
29,575
217,575
218,930

737,980
777,836



170,055
172,530
95,414
115,413



512,358
550,936
2,256,036
2,460,161

266,107
276,423
14,948
14,924

286,338
285.914
218,066
217,054

456,788
455,005
87,688
99,493

56,376
56,808

145,941
146,079

641,471
649,828
459,65
473,60


56
55


1-own-
tive-
iiiiles
per
arcoma-
tire-
day

(36)

112
117

198
250
130
110
247
261
166
167
130
136
524
514

321
237
272
236

153
209

413
416

284
241



141
150
284
329



131
135
253
208

103
118
251
251
345
254

192
231
362
295
225
208
471
70
228
227


416
352
355


(20)

10,883
10,754
16,613
20,815

8,932
7,888

15,153
16,380

27,396
26,415

13,520
13,935
14,279
16,589

147,214
151,318
26,582
25,460

11,477
12,107
20,144
19,414

96,831
90,465

5,326
S 3,749
12,578
12,547
6,007
6,222

17,635
16,712

3,690
i 3,828

* 195.999
194,780

33,195
32,343
10,670
9,610

81,535
81,449

45,047
41,559

* 34,833
8 35,777
S 8,765
1 9,116

S 4,248
S 4,832

8 15,386
* 16,614

8 49,591
0 53,239
6 41,964
5 41,362


















INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
rage 2 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



Operating Statistics of Large Steam Railways-Selected Items for the Month of NOVEMBER 1956 Compared with NOVEMBER 1955 -Continued

FREIGHT SERVICE PASSENGER SERVICE
Locomotive-miles Car-miles Ton-miles (thousand,) Number of road locomotives Number of freight cars on line Gross Gros Net Loo Percent I
on line ton-miles to miles Net N -et Net Locomo- Percent Locomn-
Reon, road, and year Miles Gro Net Serviceable Per- p r perle ton t n- iC -Ne tnie- Tni-Pasoer-n e
of road Train- PrincialmodedPe rGN-e Un- cent Percent tr -hiour, trai-mile, ml es miles s"Iteseton-mie jrit oePassenger- r;
u -ccdexda-n-e per pe r pe ie mile ies r pee Tr in-mile train g r-t ain
miles Principal .. Empt,..,y, Pe, onoetoding roelodiog peer loudt per -terW..
operatedsectdoLight dd Epty Peroe c trv n- Home Foreign Total ervic- locoeno- ocoma train- oar- mr- mad pere t lcomo- oar-mil cam per ete oft
operateoand Light (ou- (thou cent oded found Including Excluding Revenue Not tored ice- er-dayytra t
helper sacd.) sand) loaded rsot of locomotives locomotives and non- sto able ble ive and iv mile day l-
total and tenders and tender revenue able tender nders n oi day
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36)
Na~hvlle t. & St. L l96 1,043 160,971 164 023 3 487 5 313 2 478 68.2 44.2 50.5 402,237 360,126 171,156 40 4 7.5 2,85 4,504 7,359 14.2 43,652 2,239 1,064 32.2 767 34.9 5,470 19.5 116.7 86,400 934,787 10.8 d7.7 18
1955 1,043 173,498 177:539 3,601 5,652 2,677 67.9 44.5 51.1 426,436 381,698 180,163 49 4 7.5 3,226 3,188 6,414 4.5 41,030 2,201 1,039 31.9 937 43.3 5,758 18.6 126.2 86,300 914,441 10.6 37.4 183
Seaboard Ar Line.. 1956 4051 640,173 640,173 798 24,738 14,46863.1 54.3 50.8 2,012,172 1,798,125 840,777 148 8 5.1 11,957 18,207 30,164 1.9 51,592 2,856 1,335 34.0 964 44.9 6,918 18.4 165.6 447,168 4,998,527 11.3 6.7 4.9 476
1955 4r053 620,622 620,622 2,024 25,123 13,504 65.0 54.7 51.6 1,968,593 1,773,122 835,120 146 10 6.4 11,527 16,184 27,711 2.6 52,556 2,906 1,369 33.2 1,015 46.9 6,868 18.4 165.3 447,870 4,881,362 11.0 12.9 44.0 460
ther...................1956 6259 871864 871,924 9,966 42,119 20835 66.9 56.1 50.7 3151,635 2,820,9271,321,045 190 1 8 3.8 14,843 27,235 42,078 3.8 55099 3,245 1,520 31.4 1,074 51.2 7,035 17.0 153.9 584,159 6,103.696 10.5 80 386
1955 6,264 918,000 918,060 12,227 43,999 20,259 68.5 56.7 50.7 3,191,028 2,844,767 1,313,179 281 5 1.7 14.004 27,705 41,709 3.5 52,898 3,108 1,435 29.8 1,046 51.2 6,988 17.1 118.0 620,669 6,290,898 10.1 1.6 34.8 338
Northwester e agilon: 15,608 27,11 42,721 6.8 50.686 3 1,272t623353 17.2 I 5. 614,962 4696305 7
h. & North est .......1956 7,760 676675 677,889 7,307 27,651 16,333 62 .9 61.8 52.1 2,175,214 1,997,650 843,356 150 12 7.4 ,721 6.8 50,686 301330.5 623 32.5 623 17.2 155.2 614,962 4,696,305 7.6 16.5 37.2 21
h. North trn 955 7,810 786,119 788,843 10,462 32,091 18,713 63.2 58.6 50.0 2,443,211 2,236,961 962,730 152 11 35 17.7 15,738 30,112 45,850 4.7 52,072 2,903 1,249 30.0 675 35.6 4,119 18.3 145.8 662,028 5,198,185 7.9 24.3 37.7 154
ag Great Western 1956 1,437 131,360 131,360 198 7,825 312 69.0 55.0 49.5 591,606 529,477 246,490 30 2 6.3 1,612 4,607 6,219 3.1 77,082 4,036 1,879 31.5 1,302 59.9 5,718 19.1 143.3 49,412 241,426 4.9 32.6 237
1955 1,437 132,074 132,074 223 8,002 3:432 70.0 57.9 50.0 582,551 523,188 237,567 32 1 3.0 1,458 4,077 5,535 3.4 76,067 3,966 1,801 29.7 1,405 67.6 5,511 19.2 139.2 66,193 303,119 4.6 14.3 33.1 317
i. ,Mlw.,St.P.& Pafl .1956 i 0,621 968,167 982,592 20,283 42,403 26,107 61.9 59.2 50.6 3,250,631 2,946,669 1,289,433 291 1 11 3 27,931 32,381 60,312 6.0 58,940 9,053 1,336 30.4 715 38.0 4,047 19.4 117.6 706,247 6,527,285 9.3 9.1 44.3 349
o55.10n633.601.7s1 2 4 676 25,117 64 .0 58 4 49.9 63 ,36 8,159 3,04 7 ,945 1 ,33 4,862 3 291 31 24 2 52.9 54 1 ,2 89 85 29 66 26.52.762
1..955 163 ,060,127 1,076,802 22:216 44676 25,117 640 8.4 49.9 3,368159 3,047,945 1,334,862 91 31 24 6.9 27,388 34,094 61,482 5.4 54,621 2,805 1,264 29.9 723 37.8 4,185 190 113.0 71,435 711493 95 5.8 44.7 362
hi.t..teapll o 956 i 606 148,738 148,78 2 819 5,027 2,782 64.4 62.3 54.0 391,929 355,962 157,345 34 4 1 2.6 1,183 7,185 8,368 2.0 38,079 2,427 1,073 31.3 581 28.0 3,266 15.9 138.6 102,477 790,553 7.7 37.9 429
Chl.,..1955 1,606 162,011 163 :2 4,389 5,393 3,091 63.6 62.8 48.0 .25,009 384,708 167,417 54 15 21.7 1,185 8,040 9,225 2.6 35,536 2,413 1,050 31.0 556 28.2 3,475 15.0 87.7 103,404 779,906 7.5 7.7 37.2 268
Duluth, abe & Iron angs. 1956 569 129,114 130,131 1,596 5,642 5,719 49.7 6.2 52.0 621,254 570,200 322,302 59 7 10.6 14,238 874 15,112 3.3 78,964 4,687 2,649 57.1 716 25.3 18,881 17.9 75.2 13,865 15,557 1.8 25.3 34
1955 569 110725 110,838 728 4:640 4,436 51.1 5.6 50.0 474,200 432,078 239,975 60 11 15.5 14,264 881 1,145 2.2 70,348 4,125 2,91 51.7 531 20.1 14,058 18.0 61.8 7:440 7,440 291 -
Gret Northern .... 1956 8,273 1,167,883 1,171,835 1,868 45,888 24,334 65.3 64.6 49.9 3,711,459 3,357,855 1,612,323 261 7 26 7.8 71.161 23,199 44,360 2.3 57,149 7,916 1,400 35.1 1,240 54.0 6,496 19.9 128.3 520,625 5,124,412 11.2 4.9 44.4 369
..............1955 8272 1,232,341 1,239,319 1793 45,612 25,240 64.4 62.7 48.0 3,745,800 3,361,096 1,596,395 278 55 34 9.3 20,377 26,041 46,418 2.1 51,813 2,769 1,315 35.0 1,198 53.1 6,433 19.0 124.4 548,107 5,313,962 10.6 -. 40.5 378
nnelst.P& N.t.re 1956 4,171 414,757 416,419 1,662 14,424 8,159 63.9 62.8 5 .0 1,174,421 985,266 440,160 82 6 6.7 6,134 8,680 14,814 4.0 50,164 2,385 1,065 30.5 962 49.4 3,518 21.1 172.1 171,181 929,477 5.4 10 7 34: 206
1955 4,171 392,646 394,458 1,812 16,514 8,475 66.1 66.7 5 .3 1,315,734 1,146,388 524,170 80 10 5 5.3 6,134 8,680 14,814 4.2 262,620 2,948 1,348 31.7 1,158 55.2 4,189 21.4 156.6 172,026 931265 54 36 346 200
Northern Pcfc..........1956 6,569 803,253 817,545 23,400 33,578 17,226 66.1 60.3 49.8 2,565,529 2,305,101 1,031,045 226 61 23 7.4 17,308 18,335 35,643 4.5 57,221 2,883 1,290 30.7 995 49.0 5,232 19.9 97.8 424,373 3,749,807 10.2 2.9 40.1 336
1955 6,570 836,352 850,646 23,347 33,225 14,085 70.2 59.8 51.8 2,506,441 2,218,908 1,027,321 255 31 vS 19.4 17,281 18,062 35,343 4.7 49,983 2,664 1,234 30.9 990 45.6 5,212 18.8 88.8 453,003 3,883,878 10.0 11.6 38.8 298
Central western glon: 2462866 2563582 55053 115087 66,282 63 45.4 50.4 8843,526 7840,355 2,931,877 553 48 65 9.8 52,508 38,340 90,848 4.6 74,842 3,194 1,194 25.5 1,080 66.8 7,430 23.5 139.3 1,650,809 19,037,942 11.9 7.5 49.5 579
C&S .F. and P.& S.F.)- 1955 13097 2611.:503 2:734:544 81:795 118178 71,258 624 45.2 48.7 9,113,644 8,102,594 2,989,495 535 84 29 4.5 49,406 38,297 87,703 3.1 71,246 3,113 1,149 25.3 1,159 73.4 7,609 23.0 155.4 1,689,590 19,972,417 12.4 6.3 48.9 566
0. B & iny. 1956 8,765 1,152,079 1,148, 30,954 50,250 29,224 63.2 57.5 49.0 3,845,264 3I 441 108 1 451,229 183 28 25 10.6 18,928 24,287 43,215 2.9 62,832 2,995 1,263 28.9 1,092 59.8 5,519 21.0 173.8 960,449 8,051,473 8.8 3.2 44.0 481
1955 8,773 1,186,266 1,180,852 37,112 50,299 25,255 66.6 58.0 50o.6 3,688,232 3,302,104 1,406,067 227 24 37 12.8 19,171 25,228 ,399 3.6 58,263 2,789 1.187 28.0 1,057 56.8 5,342 20.9 151.6 963,836 8,103,748 8.8 44.1 410
Chi., RockI. & Paclflc ..... 1956 7,580 950,560 951,412 1,453 37,089 23,615 61,1 51.9 48.9 2,913,962 2,659,895 1,089,359 171 4 2.3 11,327 22,425 33,752 5.2 57,801 2,807 1,150 29.4 1,080 60.2 4,790 20.7 190.1 733,653 5,790,655 8.9 5.1 41.3 276
1955 7,903 861,229 862,322 2,046 34,864 21,24 62.1 53.7 49.8 2,718,131 2,490,557 1,048,352 169 1 5 2.9 116155 21,610 32,765 5.1 58,253 2,903 1,222 30.1 1,065 57.0 4,422 20.1 172.4 742,343 6,070,798 8.9 6.5 41.2 295
Denver & R. G. Western ...... 1956 2,155 321,383 347,449 33,224 15,729 6,074 72.1 5.9 52.7 1,2'2?650 1,069,707 521,670 78 7 4 4:5 7,127 7,909 15,036 2.8 59,894 3,337 1,627 33.2 1,144 47.8 8,069 18.0 149.1 136,213 1.072,167 7.9 37.2 76'
1955 2,165 331,5153 355,079 37,571 15.497 7,443 67:6 54:5 48:1 1,249,0:69 1,084,31 510,317 70 1i0 24 231 7,719 8,369 16,088 2.8 58,875 3,278 1,543 32.91,067 48.0 7,857 18.0 134.7 134,483 1,117,844 8.3 37,5 754
Southern Paoll ............1956 8,03 2,097,533 2,189,264 128,383 95,443 55 oo,900 63.1 50 8 49.0 7,438,778 6,609,676 2,707,523 645 94 72 8.9 28,965 49,196 78,161 1.5 62,260 3,189 1,306 28.4 1,150 64.3 11,228 19.8 103.4 838,361 10,771,158 12.9 3.3 41.0 302
1955 8,065 2,274,521 2,357,629173,5'5 97,950 58,895 62.5 51.6 48.8 7:670,003 6,805,520 2,764,795 623 34 105 13.8 30,019 54,454 84,473 1.5 57,896 3,020 1,227 28.2 1,132 64.2 11,427 19.3 119.5 840,228 11,068,288 1i.3 12.5 41.2 304
Union Paofic ...............1956 9,787 2,502,316 2,562,627102,028 109,931 66,445 62.3 55.7 49.7 8,538,102 7,593,555 3,136,010 466 17 89 15.6 28,833 36,155 64,908 2.1 75,712 3,063 1,253 28.3 1,590 90.3 10,579 24,9 161,2 965,902 12,180,994 12.8 4.0 50.1 634
1955 9,809 2,621.052 2,674,5089115,190 113,408 61,049 65.0 55.5 49.7 8,585,40 7,590,026 3,108,772 477 51 135 20.4 27,119 38,187 65,306 1.7 73,213 2,924 1,198 27.4 1,583 88.8 10,564 25.3 146.9 1,135,376 13,237,783 11.8 21.6 50.3 345
Western aclfic .............1956 1,190 254,723 275,557 13,064 11,579 5, 099 69.4 40.9 49.2 863,163 755.772 334,800 47 2,203 14,715 6,918 1.6 76,426 2,988 1,324 28.9 1,531 76.3 9,378 25.8 208.2 '81,778 670,172 11.0 49.7 493
1955 1,190 277,408 292,66815,314 11,723 6,061 65.9 41.9 48.0 895,085 783,348 334,646 45 1 2.2 2,073 5,156 7,229 1.2 70,808 2,818 1,217 28.51,592 84.6 9,374 25.1 226.7 79,794 717,153 12.3 49.9 472
Kansas CitySouthern ........ 1956 886 136,526 136,531 262 8,003 4,135 65.9 51.3 48 5 639,042 579,336 260,167 24 1 4.0 1,667 5,167 6,834 4.1 88,408 4,261 1,914 32.5 1,237 57.7 9,788 20.8 214.1 114,770 698,870 6.1 12.5 44. 510
1955 886 155,628 155,898 229 8,921 4,165 68.2 51.5 48.8 702,546 637,028 292,613 27 3 10.0 913 6,:79 6,992 1.6 85,381 4,129 1,897 32.8 1,352 60.4 11i,009 20.9 204.5 114,624 764,283 6.7 12.5 44.4 510
Lu an & Akans1956 746 94,340 94,340 52 4,231 2,43. 63.5 36.3 48.5 361,899 331,990 155,809 18 1,564 3,550 5,114 6.1 70,681 3,525 1,654 36.8 1,007 43.1 6,962 20.1 214.5 44,460 251,733 5.7 42.0 494
1955 753 107,003 107,003 9 4,560 2,364 65.9 39.2 47.9 381,044 350,167 166,721 19 1,146 3,95 ,102 3.7 64,366 3,275 1,55936,6 1,10446.7 7.380 19.9 238.3 45,006 287,151 6.1 41,7 503
Mo.- Kans.- Texas Lines ..... 1956 3,222 354,416 354,416 3,804 14,815 8 789 62.8 34.1 46.0 1,106,693 986,824 398,943 80 3,959 6,994 10,953 5.5 61,214 2,793 1,129 26.9 1,21 71.9 4,127 22.0 153.9 204,509 1,727,181 8.5 40. 81
1955 3,230 335,664 335,664 3,423 14:820 7,601 66:1 34.3 44.2 1,085,058 964,710 418,724 87 3,667 7,018 13,685 5.2 58,432 2,881 1,051 28.3 1,264 67.7 4,321 20.3 1i0.3 220,141 1,951,680 8.9 40.4 439
Msour Pafl .......... 1956 9,653 1,224,450 1, 224,450 10,717 54,200 31,245 63.4 47.8 51.3 4,214,532 3,847,006 1,708,431 339 48 12,4 17,168 28,823 45,991 1.5 65,470 3,155 1,401 31.5 1,221 61.1 5,899 20.8 116.5 618,353 5,286,965 8.7 25.8 42.6 323
1955 9,702 1,303,526 1,303,526 10,875 55,395 31,703 63.6 48.5 51:3 4,308,904 3,924,691 1,721,863 338 29 4 10.7 21,498 30,66 52,124 2.6 65,035 3,037 1,332 31.1 1,106 55.9 5,916 21.6 116.0 626,262 5,457,599 8.8 11.9 42.1 301
Teas & Palf .............1956 1,822 28,623 285,623 4,167 14,568 8,205 64.0 52.3 50.3 1,162,018 1,051,053 422,760 58 1 1.7 3,037 6,449 9,486 3.1 ?7:,845 3,694 1,486 29.0 1,479 79.7 7,734 20.3 176.3 193,169 2,237,638 11.6 42.2 589
1955 1,822 334,302 334,302 3,006 16, 40 8,996 64.6 52.6 48.7 1,269,903 1,150,287 451,582 62 1 1.6 2,562 7,549 10,111 2.2 70,105 3,452 1,355 27.5 1,504 84.6 8,262 20. 195 191,443 2179910 11.4 9.1 42.5 583
St. Lous-an Frniso 1956 4,573 69,362 649,362 6,163 25,196 12,957 66.0 44.9 46.3 1,925,185 1,712,045 778,047 10 12 10.3 11,467 12,527 23,994 3.5 54,565 2,651 1,205 30.9 1,067 52.3 5,671 20.7 207.8 297,841 2,475,107 8.3 36.9 435
1955 4,573 611,607 611,:607 5,863 25,292 12,241 67.4 45.2 46.1 1,862,673 1,665,719 746,718 111 11 9.0 9,784 12,054 21,838 3.1 54,013 2,732 1,225 29.5 1,130 56.8 5,443 19.8 186.2 302,654 2,483,359 8.2 3.6 36.8 363
St. Louis-San.Fran. & Texas 1956 154 18,854 18,854 609 326 65.1 32.7 47.3 49,109 42,618 19,794 2 464 464 3.4 43,005 2,260 1,050 32.5 1,369 64.7 4,284 19.0 319.8 6,326 28,321 4.5 32.3 211
1955 156 18,802 18,802 556 316 63.8 396 48.6 44,338 37,809 16,423 2 453 453 7.9 41,052 2,018 877 29.5 1,198 63.6 3,509 20.4 325.6 6,326 29,267 4.6 32.4 211
S S i ,6 ,064 6,315 705 39 9 48.8 1,053,942 953,417 426,191 56 1 1.8 1,896 4,697 6,593 1.7 61,878 2,855 1,276 28.3 2,092 105.0 9,142 21.7 210.2 37,010 246,352 6.7 42.1 411
1st. ou outh t Line. 9556 1,554 325,82709 3258831 1,549 15,561 5,8586 15 7025.7 3 48.9 1,055,213 961,029 429,593 55 10 15.4 1,848 4,924 6,772 1.3 64,542 2,953 1,32027.6 2,015 100.5 9,215 21.9 180.3 49,484 313,410 6.3 40.1 412
Tes & Ne Orens... 1956 4,285 667,005 667,005 1,579 28,055 15,653 64.2 51.4 48.2 2,177,730 1,963,826 864,429 153 4 2.5 5,202 16,901 22,103 2.1 60,448 2,960 1,303 30.8 1,299 65.7 6,724 20.5 150.4 179,861 1,961,986 10.9 42.9 501
1955 4,303 730,926 730,926 4,522 28,386 16,596 63.1 51.7 47.9 2,221,505 1,999,399 863,907 139 3 2.1 5,322 15,957 21,279 1.4 57,298 2,753 1,189 30.4 1,360 70.8 6,692 20.9 183.4 183,833 2,388,558 13.0 42.6 439

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