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Operating revenues and operating expenses of large steam railways
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Statement ;
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Operating revenues and operating expenses, selected items for large steam railways
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United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
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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.
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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.
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Issues for Jan. 1940-Nov. 1956 have title: Operating revenues and operating expenses, selected items for large steam railways.
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"Selected items for roads with annual operating revenues above $25,000,000," Sept. 1927-Dec. 1939.
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Title from caption.
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Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Statistics.

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S.C. 20 / UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Subject to 111 IIIIIIII II 1111 I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
revo 3 1262 08731 1147 BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-150
JANUARY 1956


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D OCCI 7 i \--' OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSE. ELECTED ITEMS FOR LARGE STEAM RAILWAYS


*.: ^ : I _________________________________________________________
M 4 FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1956 AND 1955
I956
U.S. DEPC TO Y il Operating revenues Operating expenses
miles
o..".. -'"f... .. .o road eight Passenger Percent Percent
operated Depreci- Net Oper- malnte- trans-
t, a year at close A ation railway atlng nonce rotation
d y maonth cs a oper- ratio expenses expenses
of month Per- Per- Total mainte- included Total ating (per- of oper- Of opera.
Amount cent Amount cent nance in pro income cent) aing Xting
in- In- cedingn&et tan8
creacrecrease column revenues revenues

__(____) (b) (c)) t) () ( (1 l( (k) (1 ))
(Money items in thousands of dollars) *
Total--Roads listed herein, ................... 1956 202.417 $651,954 12.7 $62,556 d $776,772 $246,093 $42,169 $620,84I $5',460 79.9 31.7 40.7
.........1955 203.123 578,471 62,673 699,535 217,815 40,954 551,376 62,440 78.8 31.1 40.1
New England Region:
Boston & Maine ............................. 1956 1,574 5,602 9.7 841 2.0 7,229 1,892 357 5,767 364 79.8 26.2 45.8
1955 1,576 5,108 859 6,732 1,934 339 5,438 291 80.8 28.7 45.3
New York, New Haven & Hartford. ............. 1956 1,769 7,205 6.0 4,115 3.0 12,784 4,060 707 11,715 d 1.271 91.6 31.8 49.9
1955 1,769 6,795 3,996 12,144 3,107 440 9,757 503 80.3 25.6 45.9
Great Lakes Regicn:
Delaware & Hudson .......................... 1956 792 4,386 11.4 166 4 3.8 4,675 1,181 222 3,177 688 68.0 25.3 34.9
1955 792 3,938 172 4,235 1,319 226 3,125 585 73.8 31.1 35.4
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western ............. 1956 962 5.596 8.5 837 2.6 7,099 1,77659 5977 457 84.2 25.051.1
1955 962 5,158 816 6,560 1,652 4 311 481 81.0 25.2 8.
Erie ....................................... 1956 2,225 11,921 11.4 593 1.0 13,422 3,408 728 10,899 863 81.2 25.4 47.4
1955 2,224 10,698 588 12,184 3,185 725 9,799 1,005 80.4 26.1 45.7
Grand Trunk Western ........................1956 951 4,521 9.0 229 1.3 5,109 1,502 147 4,421 d 57 86.5 29.4 .1.3
1955 952 4.148 226 4,707 1,346 147 3,872 154 82.3 28.6 7.8
Lehigh Valley .............................. 1956 1,150 4,913 4.5 288 d 5,505 1,615 305 4,701 243 85.4 29.3 48.7
1955 1,154 4,702 292 5,275 1,605 299 4,427 344 83.9 30.4 46.0
New York Central ........................... 1956 10,710 49,098 15.4 8,789 4.1 64,982 16,700 3,307 52,091 4,308 80.2 25.7 47.2
1955 10,710 42,561 9,162 58,566 15,311 3,327 46,559 5,001 79.5 26.1 45.8
New York, Chicago & St. Louis ............... 1956 2,178 13,453 20.9 172 13.8 13,999 3,751 525 9,717 1,699 69.4 26.8 36.8
1955 2,179 11,130 151 11,632 3,305 501 8,440 1,217 72.6 28.4 17.5
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie ..................... 1956 221 3,120 18.7 72 a 4.7 3,447 1,433 329 3,019 836 87.6 41.6 37.2
1955 221 2,628 76 2,829 1,100 329 2,445 942 86.4 38.9 35.7
Wabash ..................................... 1956 2,393 8,325 8.1 418 .9 9,478 2,528 477 7,435 665 78.4 26.7 43.5
1955 2,393 7,702 414 8,781 2,287 462 6,785 797 77.3 26.0 43.1
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ........................... 1956 6,020 33,631 26.5 1,503 3.1 37,282 13,260 1,468 32,204 1,830 86.4 35.6 43.0
1955 6,184 26,579 1,550 30,226 8,747 1,453 24,369 2,804 80.6 28.9 43.5
Bessemer & Lake Erie ...................4... 1956 208 1,246 12.9 1,266 778 158 1,267 250 100.1 61.4 29.0
1955 208 1,104 1,120 616 159 1,066 245 95.2 55.0 30.7
Central R. R. Co. of New Jersey ............ 1956 613 4,247 13.3 473 d 5,048 1,463 261 3,990 337 79.0 29.0 44.0
1955 613 3,750 478 4,563 1,462 264 3,717 168 81.5 32.0 43.6
Chicago & Eastern Ill. ..................... 1956 868 2,543 4.4 255 3.4 2,999 778 161 2,348 325 78.3 25.9 41.4
1955 868 2,435 247 2,951 779 160 2,276 391 77.1 26.4 39.9
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern .................... 1956 236 3,722 24.6 4,511 1,121 135 3,077 292 68.2 24.8 38.1
1955 236 2,988 3,726 702 138 2,218 567 59.5 18.9 35.3
Long Island .............................. 1956 351 992 6.9 3,933 9.5 5,123 1,887 243 4,855 d 393 94.8 36.8 54.0
1955 360 928 3,590 4,763 1,568 211 4,263 d _297 89.5 32.9 52.7
Pennsylvania ............................... 1956 10,006 59,283 16.0 11,438 d.1 77,998 24,448 4,305 66,437 2,957 85.2 31.3 46.8
1955 10,037 51,100 11,477 69,580 21,008 4,333 57,641 4,543 82.8 30.2 46.0
Reading .................................... 1956 1i,306 10,144 25.3 604 3.4 11,448 3,560 612 8,888 1,107 77.6 31.1 40.6
1955 !,305 8,098 584 9,404 2,815 608 7,193 1,139 76.5 29.9 40.1
Western Maryland ........................... 1956- 846 4,326 27.7 4 39.3 4.263 1,378 268 3,130 782 73.4 32.3 32.6
1955 847 3,153 3 3,382 1,104 250 2,532 554 74.9 32.6 32.8
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio .......................... 1956 5,132 30,044 12.3 527 d 6.1 31,928 9,082 1,920 22,295 5,'467 69.8 28.4 34.4
1955 5,128 24,817 561 26,514 8,172 1,889 19,010 4,633 71.7 30.8 33.7
Norfolk & Western .......................... 1956 2,126 17,588 29.0 309 6.9 18,807 6,895 1,004 14,069 2,511 74.8 36.7 32.7
1955 2,133 13,634 289 14,581 5,362 988 10,953 1,988 75.1 36.8 31.9
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ........................ 1956 5,287 12,015 14.7 1,963 2.7 15,131 5,582 755 12,291 915 81.2 36.9 36.9
1955 5,344 10,478 1,912 13,608 5,252 738 11,376 912 83.6 38.6 37.2
Central of Georgia ......................... 1956 1,764 3,220 2.9 178- 8.5 3,653 1,115 190 2,931 421 80.2 30.5 39.2
1955 1,764 3,128 164 3,603 1,101 196 2,778 547 77.1 30.6 36.6
Cinn., New Orleans & Texas Pacific ......... 1956 337 2,932 d 2.6 181 d 4 3,304 1,308 209 2,451 489 74.2 39.6 27.0
1955 337 3,010 190 3,406 1,133 176 2,156 532 63.3 33.3 23.7
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ........................ 1956 2,757 6,257 10.1 338 11.6 7,073 2,375 353 5,308 607 75.0 33.6 32.2
1955 2,757 5,683 382 6,523 2,199 352 4,842 688 74.2 33.7 31.2
Illinois Central ........................... 1956 6,531 19,385 7.2 1,892 2.2 23,571 7,880 1.120 18,666 1,710 79,2 33.4 38.5
1955 6,539 18,082 1,851 22,175 7;087 1,108 17,027 2,015 76.8 32.0 37.8
Louisvllle & Nashville ..................... 1956 4,732 15,490 7.4 895 d 3.9 17,621 5,977 1,069 13,752 2,399 78.0 33.9 37.8
1955 4,733 14,422 931 16,671 5,253 1,063 12,096 2,832 72.6 31,5 34.9
Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis ......... 1956 1,043 2,500 6.3 162 17.8 2,986 894 186 2,307 331 77.2 29.9 38.8
1955 1,043 2,351 138 2,868 826 184 2,198 378 76.6 28.8 39.2
Seaboard Air Line .......................... 1956 4,062 11,817 5.4 1,272 6.4 14,154 4,494 758 10,124 2,141 71.5 318 32.8
1955 4,064 11,208 1,196 13,513 4,439 721 9,653 2,127 71.4 32.9 31.9
Southern ................................... 1956 6,289 19,866 7.9 1,469 4 2.8 22,889 7,041 1,059 15,707 3,496 68.6 30.8 31.5
1955 6,289 18,407 1,510 21,581 6,369 998 14,347 3,334 66.5 29.5 30.8

Percent increase computed on unite of dollars.
d Decrease or deficit.








INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS



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


FOR THE lOi TH OF JA1JAXR, I l6 AND ]V55

Operating revenues Operating expenses
Miles -Percent Percent
of road freight Passenger Net Oper- mainte- tran-

ofRmonthrPer-ePer-ndoyearAloet- pi-nlo pr-ng (perating anxpen sortaxones
oreonthn Total Mainte- included Total eating (per- of oper- of oner-
Amount cein- Amount cent nance in cpre- income cent) eating acting
in- in- ~cedingrenus eeus
crease crease column revenues revenues

b)hc) (d) ta) ef)(g) (h) () (J) (k) (1) (m)


Northwestern Region.'
Chicago G North Western ....................

Chl ago Great Western ......................

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific .....

Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha .....

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range ...............

Great Northern .............................

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie ...

Northern Pacific ..........................

Wisconsin Central .........................
Central Western Region:
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe j/ .............

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy ..............

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific ............

Denver & Rio Grande Western ................

Southern Pacific Co. .......................

Union Pacific ..............................

Western Pacific ............................
Southwestern Region:
International-Great Northern# ..............

Zansas City Southern .......................

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Lines ...............

Missouri Pacific # ..........................

Texas & Pacific ...........................

St. Louis-San Francisco ...................

St. Louis-San Francisco & Texas ...........

St. Louis Southwestern Lines ...............

Texas & New Orleans .......................


1956
1955
1956
1955
1956-
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955
1956
1955


7,836
7,873
1,470
1,470
10,641
10,641
1,616
1,616
570
569
8,285
8,300
3,224
3,224
6,865
6,866
1,042
1,042
13,124
13,098
8,806
8,858

7,597
7,924
2,155
2,165
8,124
8,130
9,805
9,813
1,193
1,193
1,104
1,104
891
891
3,241
3,241
6,917
6,919
1,831
1,831
4,610
4,601
155
157
1,561
1,561
4,315
4,315


* Percent Increase computed on unite of dollars.
# Report of trustee or trustees.
d Decrease or deficit.
j/ Includes Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Gulf, Colorado & Santa


$11,560
11,260

2,730
2,581
15,948
15,483
2,193
2,304
271
237
17,314
14,824
2,957
2,505
12,466
11,349
2,333
2,130
39,466
33,784
16,349
15,071
12,989
11,510

5,617
5,361
36,315
32,312
33,586
32,127

3,759
3,307
2,544
2,271

3,356
3,025

.824
15,323
14,286
6,178
5,833
8,539
8,081

339
363
5,410
4,492
10,301
9,228


2.7

5.8

3.0

d 4.8

14.5

16.8

18.1

9.8

9.5

16.8

8.5

12.4

4.8

12.4

4.5

13.7

12.0

10.9

4.1

7.3

5.9

5.7

d 6.8

20.4

11.6


$1,554
1,718

5
6
1,390
1,081
141
149

1

775
742
52
56
565
526
29
31

3,439
3,317
1,521
1,525
1,427
1,551
231
212
2,581
2,832
2,306
2,243
176
154



114
102
230
305
831
836

307
366

344
45'2

3
5
18
15
404
479


d 9.6

d 15.1

28.6


d 7.1

7.4

d 9.0

3.7

d .3_

d 8.0

8.8

d 8.9

2.8

14.7

d 10.5

11.2

d 24.5




d 16.1

d 12.7

d 44.0

18.7

d 15.8


$14,678
14,674

2,896
2,750
19,212
18,463

2,547
2,654

333
288
19,136
16,685

3,176
2,713
14,015
12,840
2,487
2,292
47,000
40,975
19,859
18,583
15,765
14,470
6,049
5,753
44,110
37,666
38,529
37,047
4,037
3,536
2,924
2,643
3,786
3,453
5,764
5,606

17,757
16,699
7,004
6,728
9,626-
9,250

363
389

5,594
4,662
11,341
10,313


$5,514
5,056
876
801

7,358
6,571
814
746
1,118
848
7,169
6,013
1,220
1,075
4,703
4,198
704
623
16,270
13,322
5,481
5,607
4,654
4,194
1,512
1,373
13,278
12,861
13,065
12,521
1,374
1,228
1,048
989

793
722
1,607
1,631

5,770
5,689
2,129
1,920
3,194
3,146
86
65
1,312
1,198
3,882
3,273


L A J .3.


(Money items
$1,199
1,158
160
162
1,286
1,295
121
134
190
168
1,044
1,027
166
164
829
763
124
122
2,663
2,574
1,263
1,211
810
814
381
377
2,463
2,347
2,137
2,032
274
255
155
155
137
130

347
330
1,095
1,057
342
335
676
667

5
5
184
162
321
282


in thousand
$14,553
13,369
1,976
1,858
17,621
15,754
2,492
2,254
1,904
1,491
15,999
13,806
2,824
2,402
12,272
11,124
1,992
1,780
36,030
30,916
15,276
14,741
12,312
11,350
4,003
3,656
33,502
31,260
30,741
29,357

3,348
3,013
2,430
2,235
2,242
1,998
4,692
4,537
13,854
13,186
5,140
4,724
8,030
7,657
280
259

3,453
3,051
8,859
7,929


ds of dollars)*


d S1.814

367
321



d 437

d 1.687
d 1. 297
1,087
1,098

115
134
309
573
153
223

4,537
4,505
2,041
1,620
1,390
1,427
1,082
1,099

3,594
2,899
1,907
1,817

378
256
235
225
624
601
274
393
2,154
1,794
746
874
785
830

3
43
920
632
674
428


99.1
91.1
68.3
67.6
91.7
85.3
97.8
84.9
571.0
517.9
83.6
82.7
88.9
88.6
87.6
86.6
80.1
77.7
76.7
75.5
76.9
79.3
78.1
78.4
66.2
63.6
81.5
83.0
79.8
79.2
82.9
85.2

84; 5

59.2
57.9
81.4
80.9
78.0
79.0

73.4
70.2
83.4
82.8
77.1
66.5
61.7
65.5

78.1
76.9


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37.6
34.5
30.2
29.1

38.3
35.6
32.0
28.1
335.4
294.6

37.5
36.0
38.4
39.6
33.6
32.7
28.3
27.2
34.6
32.5
27.6
30.2
29.5
29.0
25.0
23.9
32.3
34.1
33.9
33.8
34.0
34.7
35.8
37.4
20.9
20.9
27.9
29.1
32.5
34.1
30.4
28.5
33.2
34.0
23.7
16.8
23.5
25.7
34.2
31.7


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52.8
48.3

31.5
31.6
44.4
42.0

57.4
49.4
187.3
171.6

38.9
39.2
43.0
41.2
45.0
45.2
43.7
.42.6
34.6
35.1
41.9
41.6

39.3
40.2
32.5
31.7
41.6
41.3

37.0
36.6
36.6
36.8
40.9
40.2
31.2
30.8
43.0
42.1

39.0
38.2

34.7
33.7
40.4
39.3
41.9
39.8
31.5
32.6
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
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OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSES-SELECTED ITEMS FOR LARGE STEAM RAILWAYS-Continued.


FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 1955 AND 1954 FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBER 1955 A;D 1954
Operating revenues Operating expense. Operating revenues Operating expenses
Ale ePercent ePercentFegt..cnt Percent
MilesoPercent Percent IAssenger Net Oper- ante- trais-
of road irlight Passenger Net Oper- a.Inte- tren.- ol str n Dnp.rcl-a
ervoad d-prtcl- rmilw ating nanoe portatlon R--lon, rora, in year o .Ilway atlng enoe portion
a oera All aton oing pot tionRegion ad, andYear operated FAl atoin oper- ratio expenses expense.
operat oed ai o ope,- ratIno expense .Ienees Per- Per- Tntal ants- innided Total anlng (per- of npsr- ef npr-
osnt I 2.1taAmount ooseoxennCtatg2t22
of ontl Psr- Per- Tnnota aint.e- lnoluded Tetal tiing (per' of opr- .I ooer- en cn I.ouace e ie ptnge-
Amount en Amount e nanoe in Pr'- ino.. cent) eating ang n 10
in- in- coding resenus. revenues to- in- oedlng
cI e orumn. o oo u
(.) e r-a (dss O) (-) (o) (h) (1) C0) (k) C(3 C)C (n) 0)C C() CrC Cs) Ct) Ca) Ce) CoC (x) CY) C4) (x)

(Money Itme In thousands or dollarsC) (Roney Items In thousands of dollars)
7,:30 6 2,176 6.5 ,206 15,557 $5,050 ,186 14,0,8 A 90.4 32.5 50.0 1955 Ohioago & Nor West e. ....................1955 7,51 1 933 6.9 $20872$198,718 $64,113,932 $168,238 $7,667 84 323 44
7,73 11.430 1,6889 d 1 ,471 5,134 1169 1377 175 89. 3 194 19 7,876 145,765 22,053 188,0 64,328 13,873 166,982 653 88.6 3.2 46.
1,1e470 32n,24 6.4 149 26.7 344 1,2535 1,936 22,986 4,234 66.6 30 .5 29.
1,470 2,940 22.2 8 2.8 3,170 977 161 1, 832 335 57.8 30.8 20.7 1955 hiog Great We r...................... 19 1,470 3, 37 117 32,68 5 9,862 1,937 22,465 4,073 69.4 30.2 32.
1,470 2,406 99 2,c07 888 162 2,186 319 83.2 33.8 2.5 1954 194
10,64 15,968 4. 1,645 18.7 20,170 6,943 1,299 1 7,165 1,460 85.1 34.4 41.8 1955 Chiago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Palfi .... 19,5 10,641 205,818 4.2 13,838 7.2 245,498 92,199 15,563 204,641 15,781 83.4 37.6 38.3
10,641 16,631 1,386 20,30 6,423 778 16,145 3,444 79.4 31.6 44.0 1954 1954 10,640 197,505 .1.917 237,7945 5,568 14,819 199,411 14,569 83.9 36.0 40.3
1,616 2,513 ds.6 162 .3 2,916 867 133 2,1 6 9 85.1 29.47.9 1955 Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha.... 9251,616 28,999 1.7 1,778 d4.9 33,307 9,862 1,525 28,118 11 763 84.4 29.6 47.7







19o I 6 42 c^ 2.. 5 ...................... 1 i 2 2 56.9
1,: 616 2. 6162 3 072 962 138 2 521 82.1 31.1 44:. 15 11-628,5281870 33,4 1710,09801.636 28,189 13 5 5 85. 30.6 47.7
0 66 6 1,159 13 2,18 4 164.2 113.9 195 Duluth, Mis a &i o nge .............. 1 55569 ,939 35.8 18.2 52280 1242 28 2972 710292 23.0 30.0
37 636 23.5 210 304. 306 1 15 19 2 1 _2 3 67 33 0 39.07.5 13 9 2 052 2 579 5 0 73.1 35 8 32.1
569 515 1 578 ,1013 172 1,958, d- 3 38.7 175.3 91. 195 19 .67 33,093 ....39,075 13,978 2052 28,79 5, 61 73. 1 5.8 32.8
8,285 16,783 ,104 24.76 10 ,462 7,99 1041 521 575 90.0 37 .8 448 1955 Great Noerthr ............................. 1955,28 236,236 7.0 10,943 .1 .267,095 9,809 12,422 194, 41 3015472.8 33 6 33.0
8,300 16.970 12,55 19,736 6,05 1,035 :,643 2,348 7 4.2 32.95 34. 1954 1954 8,3o6 220,762 10,975 50,254 89,439 12,238 188,621 24,226 75.4 35.7 33.4
3,224 3,14 6.5 66 6.9 3,2 ,86 166 3,08 9 93.4 5.2 41.6 1 Minneapolis. St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marle.... 195 3,224 38,475 6. 27 41,616 15,933 2,002 33,080 3,462 79.5 38.3 348
3,224 2,830 71 3,087 1,522 152 3,011 1 97.5 49.3 41.9 11954 3,222 5 96 979 39,190 15,916 1.790 33,455 2,514 85.4 40.6 38.3
6,85 51 1.5 746 6. ,549 5,219 822 13,450 1, 92.4 3. 47.9 1955 Norh..... i ............................1. 955 6,866 162,427 7,453 3,33 58,041 550 4, 19 19,224 78.7 31.7 .
,866 12,269 703 14,235 4,762 757 11,973 84.1 33. 2. 5' 1954 ,66 150,833 7309 171602 59,175 8,65 2,677 15,459 83.1 .5
6.96 12 46 1 1696 74 1 St l .5 2 2 0 050 .2 3 8 ,19 1,531 13,204 3,500 76.4 29.7
.042 213 '.4 42 12.8 2,324 828 124 2,199 19 94.6 35.6 50.8 1955 .son e nra ........................ 955 104211 5.8 450 82 3 85 9 1 3, 350 7 2.
1,02 2,132 2,345 25 114 2092 323 8.2 35.2 46.4 1954 ,42 26,574 490 28,825 ,646 1,359 3, 743 2,135 82.4 33.5 .
13,147 40,928 5.7 4,050 11.2 50,842 17,923 2,655 39,248 5,558 77.2 35.3 34.1 1955 Atchon, Topekah& santa e/.............19 5 13,102 83,144 10.3 41,776 3.2 5278, 034 189,487 31,348 41530 73,9773 71.9 32.8 32.
13,076 38,721 3,644 48,148 15,977 2,583 35,718 7,883 74.1 33.2 33.7 1954 1954 13,073 437,078 43,172 532,292 182,195 30,750 399,02 63,990 75.1 34.2 33.2
8,80 16,867 1.7 1,830 3.8 21,08 6,422 1,260 13,404 1,851 83.0 3o.6 45.3 1055 GChiago, Burlington & Quincp.... 1955 ,824 203,700 d.3 19,250 1.8 249,226 76,909 14,687 190,700 27 9 76. 30.9 39.
8,854 17,151 1:764 21,296 7,282 1,210 17,OO6 2,435 79.9 5342 38.7 1954 1954 6,860 206,301 18,917 252,353 78,600 14,170 090,3
,90 ,90 1,7 __. 15,546 4,733 805 12,211 2,132 79.6 30.8 39.8 1955 Ohlcago, Rook Island & Paclflo.....1955 7,921 154,830 1.9 17,140O 61.9 189,382 57,736 9,68 143,207 0,980 75.6 30.5 36.8
,920 11,950 1.6 1,672 d52.4 15 6 486 1631887,063 56,258066'141,605 20,754 75.7 30.1 37.3
,924 12,143 1,716 15,548 3,038 812 11,146 3,657 71.7 5.3 37.7 1954 1954 2,995 151.93 1:7,468 1 3 425 ,5 ,7 7. 3..
1 6,22 10.3 231 12.5 6,668 1,423 381 3,951 1,330 59.3 21.3 30.5 1955 Denoer & Ri clGrode Westr. ................195 5, 72,942 7.9 :965 ,.8 78,393 19,589 4,527 48,508 14,954 61.9 25.0 29.4
2,15 5,645 206 6,071 1,534 377 3,930 1,234 64.7 25.3 31.1 1954 1954 2,16' p1 1 7,626 801 739 0,0 4,526 48,409 14,070 66.2 28.2 30.
12 3,72,70, 1,8,305236,255 24356 874.7 3,52.7 1951outh1rn3Pa9ificO2.8.......................1955,28464.3517.732,36zd5.1529,Zao1,29,o471423,626 49,525 80.550O 33.8 39.4
125 34,674 8 .4 2760 d 8. 4537 15,9778. 3. 42. 1954 1955 120 31,208 34,164 .498,6516772827,833 441,274 42,135 80,4 33,39
8,121 35,903 3,016 42,49 15,203 2,347 35,978 3,48 85.6 36.2 42.1 195454:,53,
9.805 36,007 7.6 2,692 2.6 42,814 I1,487 2,210 33,653 769 78.6 33.0 3 1955 Union Pacifc..............................19,5 9,811 441,534 6.9 30,209 d 9. 509,362 159,381 25,007 370,526 43,739 72.7 312 43.1
9,813 33,463 2,624 39,928 13,520 2,081 33,385 563 83.6 33.9 194 1954 9,817 '. 3.56 31, 2781.386 151,512 22,972 365,859 29,562 75.9 36.5
1,193 3,514 015 152 0 2 3,752 1,437 2.7665 239 q7.7 39.4 42.3 1955 Western Pacific............................ 1955 1,193 50,212 1'.3 2,330 d 53,750 17,o94 3,138 39,379 7,308 73.3 31.8 30.8
2,103 3,679 175 3,944 1,500 2 3,311 542 84.0 38.1 32.7 1954 1954 1,' 3 4,704 2,'51 48,119 16,636 2,989 37,174 5,667 77.3 34.6 31.6
1,104 2,388 5-4 166 0: 6.4 2,869 923 155 ',28 44.0 195 1941 :n03e.7o142231.852 11,747 1,837.27,186 2,836 85.4 36.041,7
890. 356 4,6 74 142 2,71 755 55.8 19.5 30.4 1955 xsne Oity other ...... ..... 19 0 891 40,30 13.9 1,319 0___1. 45,585 10,O36 1,627 25,841 8,O1l 56.7 22.0 28.9
891 2,743 136 3,221 1,o16 130 7,321 1,198 72.1 31.6 32.0 1954 495 35,46o 1,3454: ,10 8,999 1,52720.2.39
3,241 4,984 4. 250 23.4 5,913 1,797 361 4,975 431 84.1 30.4 43.2 1955 Mis.ouri-..nsas-T.xas Lines. ................ 1954 3,241 637,31.3 3,04 d 73,251 22,085 4,031 57644636311 7157 7 29.938
3,241 5,208 327 6,188 1,833 310 4,749 775 76.8 29.6 38.3 195 462314333672,548
6,01 192,806 5.7 4,404 A__ 7. 223,677 79,080 12,904 173,810 27,394 77.7 35.4 36
6.917 15,539 6 3.0- 686 6.0 18,640 6,40 1.094 14,557 1,815 80,2 34.9 6,9'4 182,367 0213,362 74,611 02,778 167,824 25,9 78.7 35.0 37.4
6,919 16,024 931 19,071 6,457 1,066 14,358 3,011 75.3 33.9 35.6 1954 19,'00,707
1,831 0,232 4.1 394 7,433 2,o86 341 5,245 1,184 70.6 28.1 34.7 1955 T.exa & Panifio... ...1955 1,831 70,347 5.4 929
1,831 6,025 398 7,353 2,171 335 4,878 953 66.3 29.5 29.6 1954 1954 1,832 66,754 1777,801 ?h,855 3,090 56,967 0,179 73.2 31.9 33.8
4,610 8,957 5 436 15.7 10,252 2,670 667 7,696 1,131 75.1 26.0 39.4 1955 St. Louis-Sxn Fraoolsoo,0...................8.4111,7429_6122,31 ,1608012 94,027 14,215 76.2
4,601 9,044 377 12,332 2,871 667 7,737 1,357 74.9 27.8 38.4 1954 1954 4,601 501,048 5,045 115,039 37,'08 ,85 92,702 11,165 82.8 32.3 39.1
157 280 4 1 1 ,6 311 82 5 279 6d 27 9.9 26.4 51.1 1955 SN. Louis-S on P ran o o. a Texas ............ 1955 157 4,276 .5 4 5 5 ._2.1 5 2 1,070 5 3,23875 3 73.7 23. 40.5
159 319 4 439 72 5 270 25 77.4 20.5 45.3 1954 1954 159 4,257 5 4,578 934 53,315 320 70.2" 20. 40.1
1,561 5,287 7.3 28 9.4 5,503 1,423 180 3,652 809 66.4 25.9 32.9 1955 5t. l7ui0 Routh3essern Lines ............... 91,56162657093,270 152394 ,1:9351 3 0 0,69 5 23 0.5
1,561 4,926 26 5,116 868 168 2,587 1,773 5o.6 17.0 26.8 1954 195 56,7446695
4,315 Oo,463 5.3 458 3 11,737 4,683 439 9,716 483 82.8 39.9 35.7 1935 Tex. & Ne- Orleane ....................... 19,5 4,3159123,500 36735,35171371. 33.9 37.3
4,288 9,933 527 11,281 3,806 278 8,802 429 78.0 34.1 37.0 195, 1954 4,290 112,571 6,275 127,350


; Peuest increase osputed on unIts of dollar.
SRepbrt o f trustee or trustees,.


A/ Includes Atchlson, Topeka & Santa Fe; Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe; and Panhandle & Santa Fe.
5 Deorease or deficit.






I C. I e 20o 9 i UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Subject t I IIIIISIBI|11 IIII I INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Subject to reviao 3 1262 08731 1147 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-150
JANUARY 1956


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0 OPERATING REVENUES AND OPERATING EXPENSE. ELECTED ITEMS FOR LARGE STEAM RAILWAYS



1956FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 1956 AND 1955

Operating revenues Operating expenses
Miles
or road freight Passenger Pe rent Percent
oeraad, yearpeated DeN- et Oper- malnte- trans-
syear a lose atDe ci- railway ating nance portation
ofmonth Per- Per- oper- ratio expenses expenses
oftonth Pn- ce- Total mainte- Incudd Total eating (per- ofoper- Of oper-
Amount cent Amount cent nance in income cent) eating eating
crease crease column revenues revenues
()_(b) I(c) (4) (s) (f) (g) (h) (1) (i) (k) (1) (l)
(Money items in thousands of dollars) *
Total--Roads listed herein, ......... .......... 1956 202.417 $651,954 12.7 $62,556 d 2 $776,772 $246,093 $42,169 $620,84I $5",460 79.9 31.7 40.7
1955 203.123 578,471 62,673 699,535 217,815 40,954 551,376 62,440 78.8 31.1 40.1
New England Region:
Boston & Maine .............. 1956 1,574 5,602 9.7 841 d 2.0 7,229 1,892 357 5,767 364 79.8 26.2 45.8
1955 1,576 5,108 859 6,732 1,934 339 5,438 291 80.8 28.7 45.3
New York, New Haven & Hartford ............. 1956 1,769 7,205 6.0 4,115 3.0 12,784 4,060 707 11,715 d 1.273 91.6 31.8 49.9
1955 1,769 6,795 3,996 12.144 3,107 440 9,757 503 80.3 25.6 45.9
Great Lakes Region:
Delaware & Hudson .......................... 1956 792 4,386 11.4 166 d 3.8 4,675 1,181 222 3,177 688 68.0 25.3 34.9
1955 792 3,938 172 4,235 1.319 226 3,125 585 73.8 31.1 35.4
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western ............. 1956 962 5.596 8.5 837 2.6 7,099 1,776 459 5977 457 84.2 25.051.1
1955 962 5,158 816 6,560 1,652 444 5,311 481 81.0 25.2 48.5
Erie ....................................... 1956 2,225 11,921 11.4 593 1.0 13,422 3,408 728 10,899 863 81.2 25.4 47.4
1955 2,224 10,698 588 12,184 3,185 725 9,799 1,005 80.4 26.1 45.7
Grand Trunk Western ........................ 1956 951 4,521 9.0 229 1.3 5,109 1,502 147 4,421 a 257 86.5 29.4 51.3
1955 952 4,148 226 4,707 1,346 147 3,872 154 82.3 28.6 47.8
Lehigh Valley .............................. 1956 1,150 4,913 4.5 288 d ..i 5,505 1,615 305 4,701 243 85.4 29.3 48.7
1955 1,154 4,702 292 5,275 1,605 299 4,427 344 83.9 30.4 46.0
New York Central ........................... 1956 10,710 49,098 15.4 8,789 4.1 64,982 16,700 3,307 52,091 4,308 80.2 25.7 47.2
1955 10,710 42,561 9,162 58,566 15,311 3,327 46,559 5,001 79.5 26.1 45.8
New York, Chicago & St. Louis ............... 1956 2,178 13,453 20.9 172 13.8 13,999 3,751 525 9,717 1,699 69.4 26.8 36.8
1955 2,179 11,130 151 11,632 3,305 501 8,440 1,217 72.6 28.4 17.5
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie ..................... 1956 221 3,120 18.7 72 4.7 3,447 1,433 329 3,019 836 87.6 41.6 37.2
1955 221 2,628 76 2,829 1,100 329 2,445 942 86.4 38.9 35.7
Wabash ..................................... 1956 2,393 8,325 8.1 418 .9 9,478 2,528 477 7,435 665 78.4 26.7 43.5
1955 2,393 7,702 414 8,781 2,287 462 6,785 797 77.3 26.0 43.1
Central Eastern Region:
Baltimore & Ohio ........................... 1956 6,020 33,631 26.5 1,503 4 3.J 37,282 13,260 1,468 32,204 1,830 86.4 35.6 43.0
1955 6,184 26,579 1,550 30,226 8,747 1.453 24,369 2,804 80.6 28.9 43.5
Bessemer & Lake Erie ...................4... 1956 208 1,246 12.9 1,266 778 158 1,267 250 100.1 61.4 29.0
1955 208 1,104 1,120 616 159 1,O66 245 95.2 55.0 30.7
Central R. R. Co. of New Jersey ............ 1956 613 4,247 13.3 473 a .9 5,048 1,463 261 3,990 337 79.0 29.0 44.0
1955 613 3,750 478 4,563 1,462 264 3,717 168 81.5 32.0 43.6
Chicago & Eastern Ill. ..................... 1956 868 2,543 4.4 255 3.4 2,999 778 161 2,348 325 78.3 25.9 41.4
1955 868 2,435 247 2.951 779 160 2,276 391 77.1 26.4 39.9
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern .................... 1956 236 3,722 24.6 4,511 1,121 135 3,077 292 68.2 24.8 38.1
1955 236 2,988 3,726 702 138 2,218 567 59.5 18.9 35.3
Long Island .............................. 1956 351 992 6.9 3,933 9.5 5,123 1,887 243 4,855 393 94.8 36.8 54.0
1955 360 928 3,590 4,763 1,568 211 4,263 927 89.5 32.9 52.7
Pennsylvania ............................... 1956 10,006 59,283 16.0 11,438 d .3 77,998 24,448 4,305 66,437 2.957 85.2 31.3 46.8
1955 10,037 51,100 11,477 69,580 21,008 4,333 57,641 4,543 82.8 30.2 46.0
Reading .................................... 1956 1,306 10,144 25.3 604 3.4 11,448 3,560 612 8,888 1,107 77.6 31.1 40.6
1955 !,305 8,098 584 9,404 2,815 608 7,193 1,139 76.5 29.9 40.1
Western Maryland ........................... 1956- 846 4,326 27.7 4 39.3 4,263 1,378 268 3,130 782 73.4 32.3 32.6
1955 847 3,153 3 3,382 1,104 250 2.532 554 74.9 32.6 32.8
Pocahontas Region:
Chesapeake & Ohio .......................... 1956 5,132 30,044 12.3 527 d 6.1 31,928 9,082 1,920 22,295 5,467 69.8 28.4 34.4
1955 5,128 24,817 561 26,514 8,172 1,889 19,010 4,633 71.7 30.8 33.7
Norfolk & Western .......................... 1956 2,126 17.588 29.0 309 6.9 18,807 6,895 1,004 14,069 2,511 74.8 36.7 32.7
1955 2,133 13,634 289 14.581 5,362 988 10,953 1,988 75.1 36.8 31.9
Southern Region:
Atlantic Coast Line ........................ 1956 5,287 12,015 14.7 1,963 2.7 15,131 5,582 755 12,291 915 81.2 36.9 36.9
1955 5,344 10,478 1,912 13,608 5.252 738 11,376 912 83.6 38.6 37.2
Central of Georgia ......................... 1956 1,764 3,220 2.9 178- 8.5 3,653 1,115 190 2,931 421 80.2 30.5 39.2
1955 1,764 3,128 164 3,603 1,101 196 2,778 547 77.1 30.6 36.6
Cinn., New Orleans & Texas Pacific ......... 1956 337 2,932 d 2.6 181 d 4.8 3,304 1,308 209 2,451 489 74.2 39.6 27.0
1955 337 3,010 190 3,406 1,133 176 2,156 532 63.3 33.3 23.7
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio ........................ 1956 2,757 6,257 10.1 338 11.6 7,073 2,375 353 5,308 607 75.0 33.6 32.2
1955 2,757 5,683 382 6,523 2,199 352 4,842 688 74.2 33.7 31.2
Illinois Central ........................... 1956 6,531 19,385 7.2 1,892 2.2 23,571 7,880 1,120 18,666 1,710 79.2 33.4 38.5
1955 6,539 18,082 1,851 22,175 7;087 1,108 17,027 2,015 76.8 32.0 37.8
Louisville & Nashville ..................... 1956 4,732 15,490 7.4 895 d 3.9 17,621 5,977 1,069 13,752 2,399 78.0 33.9 37.8
1955 4,733 14,422 931 16,671 5,253 1,063 12,096 2,832 72.6 31.5 34.9
Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis ......... 1956 1,043 2,500 6.3 162 17.8 2,986 894 186 2,307 331 77.2 29.9 38.8
1955 1,043 2,351 138 2,868 826 184 2,198 378 76.6 28.8 39.2
Seaboard Air Line .......................... 1956 4,o62 11,817 5.4 1,272 6.4 14,154 4,494 758 10,124 2,141 71.5 31.8 32.8
1955 4,064 11,208 1,196 13,513 4,439 721 9,653 2,127 71.4 32.9 31.9
Southern ................................... 1956 6,289 19,866 7.9 1,469 4 2.8 22,889 7,041 1,059 15,707 3,496 68.6 30.8 31.5
1955 6,289 18,407 1,510 21,581 6.369 998 14,347 3.334 66.5 29.5 30.8

Percent increase computed on units of dollars.
d Decrease or deficit.


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