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Title: Operating revenues and operating expenses of large steam railways
Series Title: Statement ;
Portion of title: Operating revenues and operating expenses, selected items for large steam railways
Physical Description: v. : ; 29-45 cm.
Language: English
Creator: United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Statistics
United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher: The Bureau
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Railroads -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre: serial   ( sobekcm )
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federal government publication   ( marcgt )
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 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: Sept. 1927-Nov. 1956.
Numbering Peculiarities: Compares the monthly selected items of the current year with that of the preceding year.
Issuing Body: Issued Sept. 1927-Apr. 1942 by U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics; May 1942-Nov. 1956 by U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
General Note: Issues for Jan. 1940-Nov. 1956 have title: Operating revenues and operating expenses, selected items for large steam railways.
General Note: "Selected items for roads with annual operating revenues above $25,000,000," Sept. 1927-Dec. 1939.
General Note: Title from caption.
Statement of Responsibility: Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 18597972
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ocm18597972
Classification: lcc - HE2708 .I783
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System ID: AA00015604:00004
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Preceded by: Operating revenues and operating expenses of large steam roads
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Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION stemenNo.M-1


BUREAU OF STATISTICS JANUARY 1941




OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES-SELECTED ITEMS FOR LARGE STEAM RAILWAYS


FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1941 AND 1940

Operating revenues Operating expenses Maintenance Transportation
expenses, expenses,
Freight Passenger Net Oper- percent of percent of
Miles Depreci- railway eating
Region, road, and year of road per- Per- All ation in- oper- ratio
operated Amount cent Amount cent Total mainte- eluded ating (per- Oper- Oper- Oper- Oper-
at close in- in- nance in pre- Total income cent) ating eating ating ating
of month crease crease ceding reve- ex- reve- ex-
column nues penses nues penses
(a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i) (j) (k) (1) (m) (n) (o)


Total-Roads listed herein ..............
New England Region:
Boston & Maine.- ..... .....

New York, New Haven & Hartford- ..
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson..- .......... ..------

Delaware, Lackawanna & Western.....

Erie (including Chicago & Erie)_

Grand Trunk Western .......-.....- .

Lehigh Valley........... ..........

New York Central a/ .................... .

New York. Chicago & St. Louis-...

Pere Marquette.-..- ...- ...... ... ..

Pittsburgh & Lake Erie.--.-..._ .

Wabash -----................-----.... -- .....
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio...............

Central of New Jersey-. .....

Chicago & Eastern Illinois

Elgin, Joliet & Eastern...... .....

Long Island-..- ....................... ---.

Pennsylvania................... -- .....

Reading -.................. .......--.-.- .....
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio.................. ..

Norfolk & Western............. --....
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line---...- -----------------

Central of Georgia#...........................

Illinois Central.................. ...........

Louisville & Nashville.....................

Seaboard Air Line##..........................--

Southern..........................------.......

Yazoo & Mississippi Valley.............


..... .... 1941
1940
....... 1941
194o
.....-- .. 1941
1940
..... 1941
1940
1941
1940
.-- ..... 1941
1940
...- 1941
194o
1941


1940
1941

1940
1941
1940
1941
194C
....... --1941
1940
1941
1940
.............1941
1940
. .... ... .1941
194o0
.--.-.-1941
194o
-.-.-- 1941
194o
-----1941
194o
.. 1941
1940
1941
194o
..-..-- 1941
194o

.......... 1941
1940
-----------. 1941
194o
---...........1941
1940
---.............1941
1940o
-------.-- 1941
194o0
.--------- 1941
194o
.-------- 1941
1940o
.- .1941
1940


199,692 $274,602 9.4
200,118 251,031


1,906
1,910

1,853
1,867
845
846

995
995
2,266
2,268
1,029
1,029
1,269
1,282
10,943
11,008
1,705
1,705
2,102
2,113
233
233
2, 409
2,409
6,386
6,382
711
710

925
925

390
390
379
379
10,246
10,270
1,440
1,451

3,131
3.117
2,191
2,191
5,099
5,10I
1,864
1,871

4,949
4,949
4,871
4,871
4,310
4,314
6,567
6,614
1,608
1,619


3,117
3,013
4,651
4,202
2,221
2,238

3,599
3,851
6,773
6,300
2,134
1,901
3,769
3,928
24,951
23,190
4,112
3,877
2,905
2,692
1,952
1,781

3,679
3,373
14,414
12,810
2,726
2,738
1,174-
1,o60
2,092
1,712
631
584

31,984
28,833
5,487
5,016

9,738
10,196
9,220
8,478
4,136
3,288
1,227
1,055
7,622
7,229
7,838
7,541
3,724
3,283
8,548
7,265
1,171
1,055


3.4

10.7

a .8


12.3

d 4.1

7.6

6.1

7.9

9.6

9.1

12.5

d .4


10.7

22.2

8.0

10.9

9.4

d 4..5

8.7

25.8

16.3

5.4

3.9

13.4

17.7

11.0


(Money items in thousands of dollars) *

$37,532 11.0 $337,421 $99,713 $15,978
33,819 309,087 92,207 15,236


638
588

2,225
2,134
87
101

543
549
372
398
73
81
166
158

5,54o
5,354
74
67
88
86
47
47
233
223
1,079
850
336
338





1 1
1,147
1,184-

7,236
6,509
297
275

262
262
180
1,158
9 7
154
124
982
878

733
580
1,028
914

905
782
56
56


4.2

d 14.1

d 1.0

a 6.4




5.-3

3.5

11.4

J.0

d .6

4.3

26.9

d .6


d .4
d__


11.2

8.0

18.2

46.0

19.7

23.6

11.8

26.4

12.5

15.18

.2


4,224
4,079

7,601
7,034
2,383
2,452
4,596
4,830
7,595
7,117
2,365
2,125
4,160
4,34o

33,809
31,737
4,294
4,056
-3,124
2,900
2,057
1,885
4,189
3,896
16,378
14,474

3,251
3,272
1,495
1,379
2,376
1,983
1,883
1,868
42,603
38,496
6,032
5,550
10,358
10,761
9,716
8,901
5,780
,732
1,542
1,333
9,195
8,682
9,122
8,653
,166
,575
10,138
8,702

1,303
1,185


1,213
1,099
2,041
1,844
711
713
1,028
1,153
1,856
1,908
668
647
871
914

10,172
9,070
951
977
913
897
855
859
1,140
1,061
,279
,933
1,068
801
402
392

452>

549
587
14,261
12,280
1,659
1,372
3,129
3,075
2,917
2,:469
1,321
1,299
473
451
2,600
2,508
2,908
2,962
1,539
1,317



300
284


119
120
278
275
96
86
206
200
305
299
98
99
170
177
1,509
1,317
138
133
187
191

193
187
181
180
622
597
110
117

51
50
101
78
130
97
2,321
2,194
253
259
713
701

550
506
188
168
71
71

554
524
377
358
202
191
29
29p
44
38


$242,198
231,561

3,163
2,985

5,484
5,113
1,713
1,688

3,317
3,592
5,122
5,143
1,702
1,620
2,806
2,966
24,705
23,450
2,611
2,693
2,159
2,130
1,629
1,566

3,025
3,005
11,855
11,344

2,525
2,256
1,080
1,089
1,325
1,262

1,557
1,592
31,655
29,037
4,079
3,725
6,145
6,320
,236
,790
3,852
3,624
1,258
1,194
6,475
6,612
6,363
6,44o

3,903
3,485
6,667
6,289
904
901


522
548
900
741
477
511
799
707
1,577
1,080

387
286
820
788

4,751
3,796
1,033
795

7
472
350
60o
312
3,162
1,766
118
391
215
81
603
395
d ___2

6,733
5,855
1,275
1,183
2,891
3:466
2,937
3,100
1,191
377
146
5
2,013
1,219
1,848
1,432
666
538
2,097
1,360
188
64


S5,162 71.8 29.6 41.2 36.1
0,102 74.9 29.8 39.8 38.5


74.9
73.2
72.2
72.7
71.9
68.9

72.2
74.4
67.4
72.3
72.0
76.3
67.4
68.3

73.1
73.9
60.8
66.4
69.1
73.5
79.2
83.1
72.2
77.1
72.4
78.4
77.7
69.0

72.2
79.0
55.8
63.6
82.7
85.3
74.
75.4
67.6
67.1

59.4
58.7

53.9
53.8
66.6
76.6
81.6
89.5
70.4
76.2
64.7

75.5
76.2
65.8
72.3
69.4
76.0


28.7
26.9

26.8
26.2
29.8
29.1
22.4
23-9
24.4
26.8
28.2
30.4
20.9
21.1

30.1
28.6
22.1
24.1
29.2
30.9
41.6
45.4
27.2
27.2
32.2
34.1
32.8
24.5
26.9
28.4
21.1
22.8
29.2
31.4
33.5
31-9
27.5
24.7
30.3
28.6
30.0
27.7
22.8
27.4
30.6
33.8
28.3
28.9
31.9
34.2
29.8
28.8
27.2
30.6
23.0
2 .o


___________ ________ _____.......C__________ L __________C ________ 9 _______


38.4
36.8
37.2
36.1
41.5
42.3

31.0
32.1
36.2
37.1
39.2
39.9
31.0
30.8
41.2
38.7
36.4
36.3
42.3
42.1
52.5
54. 7
37.7
35.3
44.5
43.5
42.3
35-5
37.2
36.0
37.8
35.8
35.3
36-9
45.1
42.3
40.7
36.8
50.9
48.7
55.7
51.5
34.3
35.8
37.6
37-7
40.2
37.9
42.7
4 .0
39.4
37.8
41.3
42.3

33.1
31.6


40.7 54.3
40.7 55.6

38.6 5 .6
39.5 54-3
36. 0.S
34.4 9.9
43.9 60.8
45.o 60.5
37.0 54.9
39.3 54.3
9-3 54-5
1.0 53-7

41.0 60.7
41.9 61.3

37.4 51.2
39.3 53.2
35.0 54-3
36.3 54.6
34.8 50.3
37.1 50.5
31.7 4o.o
31.7 38.2
17.6 52.0
.1. 54.2
34.3 47.4
37.7 48.1
40.8 52.6
40.5 58.7
6. 50.5
1 52.5

32.4 58.1
38.3 60.3
51.0 61.6
51.6 60.6

35.8 48.2
38 2 50.7
36.5 54.0
38.3 37.1
24.4 41.0
25.0 42.5
20.2 37.6
22.2 41.2
36.o 54.1
40.2 52.4
41.5 o0.8
45.2 50.9

:5.7 50.8
7 53.4
32.6 46.8
34.7 46.6
36.7 48
37.6 49.4
33.4 o0.8
35.9 9.6
49.9 57.4
45.0 59.2


* Percent increase computed on units of dollars.
S Includes Boaton & Albany, lessor to New York Central.
- Deficit or other reverse items.
(Over)


# Report of trustee or trustees.
f Under trusteeship, Erie R. R. only.
## Report of receiver or receivers.


I c / i 'I. - ,II








Pe 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION


JANUARY 1941


BUREAU OF STATISTICS



OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES-SELECTED ITEMS FOR LARGE STEAM RAILWAYS-Continued.

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1941 AND 1940

Operating revenues Operating expenses Maintenance Transportation
expenses, expenses,
Freight Passenger Net Oper- percent of percent of
Miles Depreci- railway ating
Region, road, and year of road Per- Per- All ation in- oper- ratio
operated Amount cent Amount cent Total mainte- eluded ating (per- Oper- Oper- Oper- Oper-
at close in- in- nance in pre- Total income cent) ating ating ating ating
of month crease crease ceding reve- ex- reve- ex-
column nues penses nues penses
(_a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i) (j) (k) (1) (m) (n) (o)
(Money items in thousands of dollars)*

Northwestern Region:
Chicago & North Western-----........---.......1941 8,319 $5,554 7.5 $967 6.4 $7,368 $2,285 $404 $5,814 $662 78.9 31.0 39.3 40.8 51.7
194o 8,327 5,167 909 6,877 2,332 411 6,00o 3 87.4 33.9 38.8 46.0 52.6
Chicago Great Western# ----------------- 1941 1,502 1,474 6.2 68 66.5 1,659 419 47 1,159 184 69.9 25.3 36.2 37.5 53.6
194o 1,502 1,388 41 1,535 457 46 1,181 70 76.9 29.8 38.7 39.9 51.9
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific.#. 1941 10,855 8,075 5.2 755 13.o 9,702 2,602 506 6,860 1,756 70.7 26.8 37.9 37.4 52.9
1940 10,890 7,676 668 9,168 2,584 488 6,812 1,218 74.3 28.2 37.9 39.5 53.2
Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha....1941 1,629 1,210 d 3.9 139 4.2 1,444 397 46 1,207 3 83.6 27. 32.9 48.4 57.9
194o 1,629 1,259 134 1,482 361 47 1,205 44 81.4 24. 30o.o0 49.5 60.9
Great Northern......-. --1941 8,066 5,256 9.9 346 3.6 6,086 2,334 355 5,220 28 85.8 38.3 44.7 40.3 47.0
1940 8,070 4,783 334 5,591 1,869 307 4,574 229 81.8 33.4 40.9 4o.s 49.8
Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie#.-1941 4,267 1,952 4.6 64 1.9 2,166 652 106 1,829 41 84.4 30.1 35.7 47.0 55.7
194o 4,285 1,865 63 2,075 648 102 1,795 15 86.5 31.2 36.1 48.2 55.7
Northern Pacific..............- ..------.... 1941 6,718 4,373 13.6 329 9.5 5,149 1,757 285 4,264 635 82.8 34.1 41.2 40.2 48.6
1940 6,720 3,849 300 4,587 1,518 279 3,926 4 9 85.6 33.1 38.7 43.1 50.3
Central Western Region:
Alton .......------------- 1941 959 993 14.6 245 10.7 1,449 373 23 1,090 67 75.2 25.7 34.2 41.4 55.0
194o 959 867 222 1,283 405 21 1,109 2 86.5 31.6 36.5 45.9 53.1
Atchison, Topeka & Sante Fe a/ .--.---- 1941 13,431 11,435 21.5 1,723 17.2 14,320 4,915 1,000 10,960 1,814 76.5 34.3 44.8 56.4 47.6
1940 13,421 9,414 1,471 11,968 4,538 980 10,180 540 85.1 37.9 44.6 40.1 .47.1
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy1--------941 8,958 6,558 2.6 801 9.1 8,215 1,929 456 5,492 1,664 66.9 23.5 35.1 36.8 55.0
1940 9,oo04 6,392 734 7,940 2,401 432 6,122 752 77.1 30..2 39.2 4.2 52.2
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific.#................ 1941 7,997 5,409 8.5 939 27.5 6,899 1,834 362 5,051 1,059 73.2 2.6 36.3 37.7 51.5
94o 7,858 4,98 6,310 1,902 341 5,186 306 82.2 30.1 36.7 42.3 51.5
Denver & Rio Grande Western .----- .....1941 2,550 1,904 .9 146 22.8 2,150 731 108 1,681 240 78.2 34.0 43.5 36.5 46.7
1940 2,554 1,888 119 2,107 664 104 1,603 245 76.1 31.5 41.4 37.3 49.0
Southern Pacific Company b/1----- 941 8,607 13,246 19.5 1,765 17.7 16,251 4,030 549 11,536 2,759 71.0 24.8 34.9 38.8 54.6
1940 8,642 11,086 1,500 13,701 4,056 545 10,804 1,040 78.9 29.6 37.5 40.4 51.3
Union Pacific........----....----.------------.---- 1941 9,892 11,699 16.2 1,512 15.6 14,337 4,510 671 10,926 1,268 76.2 31.5 41.3 36.5 47.9
1940 9,898 10,070 1,308 12,471 3,024 625 8,849 1,624 71.0 24.3 34.2 37.7 53.2
Southwestern Region:
Missouri-Kansas-Texas Lines -------------------- 1941 3,293 1,917 7.2 213 13.8 2,355 667 96 1,832 175 77.8 28.3 36.4 39.5 50.8
194o 3,294 1,788 187 2,191 613 101 1,785 75 81.5 28.0 34.3 42.8 52.5
Missouri Pacific# ...........-----------.................1941 7,146 6,828 8.6 587 29.7 8,084 2,304 375 5,712 1,524 70.7 28.5 o 35.9 50.8
194o 7,146 6,:290 452 7,:358 2,os 74 5,573 915 75.7 28.7 37. 0 40. 53.0
Texas & Pacific .......------------------------------ 1941 1,887 1,973 13.6 227 17.2 2,403 710 106 1,651 502 68.7 29.5 43.0 31.2 45.4
1940 1,936 1,737 194 2,115 638 101 1,534 319 72.5 30.2 41.6 33.1 45.6
St. Louis-San Francisco#...--------- 1941 4,769 3,651 14.2 384 32.1 4,387 1,402 252 3,279 833 74.7 32.o 42.8 35.9 48.1
194o 4,820 3,196 291 3,829 1,453 254 3,323 235 86. 379 437 41.0 47.
St. Louis, San Francisco & Texas............... 1941 159 116 13.4 2 366.5 122 36 102 d 11 83.3 29.5 35.4 43.2 51.8
1940 235 102 107 39 109 101 i 36.2 35.6 52.1 51.3
St. Louis Southwestern Lines-#-..... ---- 1941 1,649 1,898 26.4 41 53.1 2,011 538 54 1,292 454 64.2 26.8 41.7 29.3 45.6
94 1,690 1,501 27 1,593 443 52 1,162 182 72.9 27.8 38.2 34.3 47.0
Texas & New Orleans .....------ ----............ ---........---------1941 4,417 3,486 7.6 339 23.9 4,149 1,211 115 2,926 654 70.5 29.2 41.4 33.7 47.8
1940 4,416 3,241 27 4 3,802 1,173 119 2,810 405 73.9 30.8 41.7 34.3 46.4


* Percent increase computed on units of dollars.
# Report of trustee or trustees.
a/ Includes Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe,
Includes returns for Southern Pacific Steamship Lines.
Deficit or other reverse items.
(Over)


and Panhandle & Santa Fe.


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