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Title: Fuel and power statistics of class I steam railways in the United States
Series Title: Statement ;
Physical Description: v. : ; 28-41 cm.
Language: English
Creator: United States -- Interstate Commerce Commission. -- Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics
Publisher: U.S. G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Locomotives -- Fuel consumption -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Genre: serial   ( sobekcm )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
statistics   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Transport Economics and Statistics.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Jan. 1949-Nov. 1956.
Numbering Peculiarities: Compares the monthly statistics of the current year with that of the preceding year.
General Note: "Compiled from ... reports representing ... steam railways (class I switching and terminal companies included)."
General Note: Title from caption.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 18539703
lccn - sn 88029183
ocm18539703
Classification: lcc - HE2713 .Un333
ddc - 385.0973 fU56fu
System ID: AA00016094:00087
 Related Items
Preceded by: Fuel and power for locomotives and rail motor cars of class I steam railways in the United States
Succeeded by: Fuel and power statistics of class I railways in the United States

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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3 1262 08584 0980

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


AND POWER STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 152 reports representing 157 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 1956 AND 1955


UNl'. VF FL LE.





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U.S. DEP^^O^'


Statement No. M-230 (OS-E)

MARCH 1956


"fTEM


AGGREGATES
1. Cost of fuel and power charged to yard and train service: Total chges for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394) .
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394) .
1-0.: Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) .. .......
1-0. Electric current (Accounts 383 384, 395, and 396). .
1-05. Gasoline (Accounts 382 and 394) . . . . . ..
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) . . . . ...
1-07. Total .............* *............
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
Quantities conmsmed in yard switching service (Accounts 382, 383, and 3814),
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons). . . . ..
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . ..
2-03. Diesel fuel (gallons) . . . ..........
2-04. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . . . . .
2-05. Gasoline (gallons) .. . . . .........
Quantities consumed in road freight service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-06. Coal by steam locomotives net tons) . . . . .
2-07. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . .
2-08. Diesel fuel (gallons)... . . . ...........
2-09. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) .. . ......
2-10. Gasoline (gallons) ..................
Quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-11. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) . . . .
2-12. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . .
2-13. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) .. . .....
2-14. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours) . .
2-15. Diesel fuel by motorcar trains (gallons) . . . .
2-16. Electric current by motorcar trains (kilowatt-hours). .
2-17. Gasoline by motorcar trains (gallons) / . . . .
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: 2/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o.b. mines (net tons).....
3-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points other than mines (net tons)
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels) .. ...
3-04. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) .. . . .... . ..
3-05. Electric current purchased and produced(kilowatt-hours)
3-06. Gasoline purchased (gallons) .. . . .....
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f.o.b. mines . . . ...... * *..
4-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points other than mines . . .
4-03. Fuel oil purchased . . . ** * * *
4-04. Diesel fuel purchased . . ......... * *
4-05. Electric current purchased and produced. .. . ...
4-06. Gasoline purchased* . . . . . . . ....*
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: 1/
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) .....
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases)
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons)
5-04. Diesel fuel per gallon . . .
5-05. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . . . .
5-06. Gasoline per gallon . . . .................. .
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (Incl. freight and
handling expenses): 4/
6-01. Coal per net ton.. . . . ... * *
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel ... . .* * * * *
6-3. Diesel fuel per gallon .. . . . ........
6-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . . . .
6-05. Gasoline per gallon . . . . . . . . ..
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . . . .
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) . . . .
7-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . .
7-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) 5/ . ....
7-05. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) /
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including
locomotives and tenders) road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . .
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .......
8-0. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) .....
8-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)... . . ..
9. Tuel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . .
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives).... . ..
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . .
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . . . .


$4 411 103
707 426
31 669 652
2 125 058
2 002
20 975
38 936 216

121 941
2 044 034
33 481078
5 453 648
4 072

619 438
9 891 668
207 436 925
68 247 374
2 868

57 707
1 583 034
70 293 403
59 854 367
844 869
56 164 966
6 031

1 198 016
29 031
949 079
313 957 411

3 989 976

$5 820 555
296 048
2 420 044
31476 607

794 248


$4.86
$10.20


19.91e


5.52
2.20
10.15
1.1200
15.430

945
67.93
7.93
122
3.93

105
8.99
1.70
28.71

23.4
0.95
0.33
3.72


$4 714 72 8
1041028
29 055 14 8
2 014 889
3 524
18 887
36 848 204

119 410
2 962 409
30 494164
5206 829
8530

682 198
14 937 974
189 087 608
69 226 136
1 875

105 019
4 024 24 6
69 208 263
57 773 030
693458
53 472 415
10 019

1 389 515
40 092
1152 105
300 242 213
3 746 235

$6 367 180
340 127
2 451 051
29112 355

730 016


$2 022
3
10 711
1 868

9
14 615


63 607
56 140
15 649 296
5 150 974
1 044

269 164

59 943 515
45 512 208

25 972

21 838 064
57 771 402
582 002
51 474 414

604 513
9 410
254 827
100 452 122

1 596 222

$2 930 514
108 043
908297
10 623 430

337 338


EASTERN DISTRICT ITEM

UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION InCLUDoIN SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT NO.
POCAHONTAS REGION


t i t r t r


$2 112 776
3416
9 707 494
1 761 94 3
423
3645
13 589 697

62 176
61 047
13 862 914
4 886242
1058

273 035

54 470 859
48 310 676

54 175

21420 729
55170 905
406 621
48 639 717
1459

647 540
11 210
243 557
95 372 450

1 385 576

3 014182
101 707
757 943
9 745 941

287 914


$1 289146

1 353 305
42 988
57
2 685 496

24 736

1 410 759


187 046

9 500 005
9 946 476

18 203

1 463183

9166


297 251

1 853
12 890 696

216 528

$1 603 785

8 056
1 358 863

33 505


$1013 990

1105 872
37 598

85
2157 345

18 445

1 176 02 8


149 008

7 634 760
8 720 574

21 037

1 522 814

6 924


255 601

1686
10711 094

210 445

$ 309 283

6 515
1111256

32 698


$3 311 613
3 547
12 065145
1 911 889
212
9 060
17 301 466

88 343
56 140
17 060 055
5150 974
1 044

456 210

69 443 520
55 458 684

44 175

23 301 247
57 771 402
591168
51 474 414

901 764
9 410
256 680
113 342 818
1 812 750

$4 554 299
108 043
916 353
11 982 293

370 843


$3126 766
3 416
10 813 366
1799 341
423
5730
15 747 042

80 621
61 047
15 038 94 2
4 886 242
1058

422 043

62105 619
57031 250

75 212

22 945 54 3
55170 905
413 545
48 659 717
1459

903 141
11 210
245 243
106083 544

1 596 021

$4 523 465
101 707
764458
10 857197

320 612


$400 395
4 043
5 091 636
79 171

497
5 575 742

8 948
73 105
4 864 209
5 520

80 781

31 443 066


1 370

12 881 343

13 279
4 690 552

101 384
108
28 271
51 776 050

670 674

$427 899
470
98 099
5 347 824

158 834


$623 979
1044
4 565 596
82 572

1418
5274609

10 74 8
18 782
4 268 720
4920


129 078

27 199 262


1943

12155 195

14 777
4 832 69 8

161 596
260
15 882
45 088 601

563 05 8

$672 429
1042
53 462
459463

134 437


$699 095
699 836
14 512 871
133 998
1 790
11 418
16 059 008

24 650
1 914 789
11556 814
297154
3 028

82 447
9 891 668
106 550 339
12 788 690
2 868

12 162
1 583 034
34 110 813
2 082 965
240 422

6 031

194 868
19 513
664 128
148 838 543

1 506 552

$858 357
187 535
1 405 592
14 146 490

264 571


$963 983
1 036 568
13 676 186
132 976
3101
13 739
15 826 553

28 041
2 882 580
11186 502
315 667
7 472

131 077
14 937 974
99 782 727
12194 886
1 875

25 864
4024 248
34 109 525
2 602125
265 136

8 560

324 778
28 622
890 980
149070 068

1 587 156

$1 371 286
237 378
1633131
13660 525
274 967


4 I I I41 1 I t I t


48 8

(2.13
9.700

19.49?

15.21
1.99
10.04%
1.085%
17.25%

879
61.48
7.83
108
5.29

107
9.87
1.71
27.49

24.9
1.14
0.33
3.59


$4.85
(11.48
$3.56
10.580

21.13%

5.64
2.65%
10.930
1.169%
20.31%

953
28.32
7.73
119
4.90

118

1.63
26.00
24.0

0.31
3.70


4.65
89.07
$3.11
10.22%

20.78%

5.43
2.35.
10.77%
1.122%
16.810

876
27.00
7.58
105
4,13

116

1.69
25.19

21.7
0.32
3.55


$5.40
$4.3,,
10.5 ,>

15.47%

$5.61

10.930
0.432%

811

8.26



82

1.45
36.28

17.9

0.33


$5.12
$3.86
10.370

15.540

$5.38
10.69%
0.4290


730
7.88



76

1. 0o
35.88
20.4
0.34


$5.03

$3.57,
10.57%

20.46%

5.63
2.65,
10.93%
1.126i
20.310

908
28.32
7.77
119
4.90

100

1.61
27.39
21.0

0.31
3.70


14.79
29.07
$3.12
10.230

20.09

15.41
2.35
10.76W
1.086%
16.81%

838
27.00
7.61
105
4.13

98

1.65
26.40

21.3

0.32
3.55


$4.22
J4.:5
3.47
10.33%

23.68%

4.40
2.32
10.35%
1.686%


1,042
104.73
9.06
149


111

1.66

18.1

0.32


4.16
4.l01
$3.37,
10.190

23.88%

4.:40
2.33
1.707%


934
119.63
9.08
149


110

1.71

15.4

0.32


I I I I I I I I


/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of distillate consumed by gas-electric motorcar trains. These
quantities are included with diesel fuel in commuting item 6-03.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Excludes small quantities of gasoline which are individually billed.


4.40
9.61
2.12
9.500

17.56

S5.86
2.20
9.52%
0.883%
15.01

1,063
69.86
7.75
191
3.68

143
8.99
1.79
36.28
41.9
0.9
0.74
4.73


S4.22
8.29
1.83
9.16%

17.320

S5.21
1.99
9.41%
0.880%
17.32%

999
62.98
7.72
227
5.50

144
9.87
1.77
34.12

52.7
1.14
0.34
4.79


4/ Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
SIncludes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard-switching hour by electric rail motor cars.
Includes gasoline consumed per yard-switching hour by gasoline rail motor cars.
Effective January 1, 1951, carriers are not required to report electric current, purchased and produced.


1-01
1-02

1-04
1-05
1-0
1-07

2-01
2-02
2-05
2 OZ
2-05
2-06
2-07
2-08
2-09
2-10

2-11
2-12
2-13
2-14
2-15
2-16
2-17

3-01
3-02
3-02
3-04
3-0
3-0
4-01
4-02
4-05
4-06
4-o6


6-01
6-02
6-03
6-0
6-05

7-01
7-02
7-0
7-o5
7-05

8-01
9-02
8-o0
8-04

9-01
9-02
9-0
9-04


1956


1955








page 2


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEM

ITM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCTDION SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT NO.
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION

1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955


AGGREGATES
1. Cot of fuel and power charged to yard and train service: Total charge for,
1-01. Coal for steam locomotives (Accounts 32 and 394) .
1-02. Fuel oil for steam locomotives (Accounts 382 and 394)
1-03. Diesel fuel (Accounts 382 and 394) . . . . .
1-04. Electric current (Accounts 383, 384, 395, and 396). .
1-05. Gasoline (Accounts 82 and 394) . . . . . .
1-06. Other fuels (Accounts 382 and 394) ...........
1-07. Total . . . . . . .. ...........
2. Quantities of fuel and power charged to yard and train accounts:
uantlties consumed in yard switching service (Aocounts 382. 383. and 384).
2-01. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) . . . . .
2-02. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) . . . .
2-03. Diesel fuel (gallons) . . . . . . . ..
2-04. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . . . . . .
2-05. Gasoline (gallons) ..................
Quantities consumed in road freight serrce (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-06. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) . . . . .
2-07. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) .........
2-08. Diesel fuel (gallons) .. . ................
2-09. Electric current (kilowatt-hours) . .........
2-10. Gasoline (gallons) .. . ...........
quantities consumed in road passenger service (Accounts 394, 395, and 396),
2-11. Coal by steam locomotives (net tons) . . . . .
2-12. Fuel oil by steam locomotives (gallons) ........
2-13. Diesel fuel by locomotives (gallons) .... . . .
2-14. Electric current by locomotives (kilowatt-hours)
2-15. Diesel fuel by motorcar trains (gallons) . . . .
2-16. Electric current by motorcar trains (kilowatt-hours).
2-17. Gasoline by motorcar trains (gallons) .. . ...
3. Quantities of all fuel and power purchased and produced: 2/
3-01. Coal purchased f.o.b. mines (net tons).....
3-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points other than mines (net tone)
3-03. Fuel oil purchased (barrels) . . . . .
3-04. Diesel fuel purchased (gallons) .. . . . .
3-0. Electric current purchased and produced(kilowatt-hours)0
3-06. Gasoline purchased (gallons). . . . . . ..
4. Total cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production:
4-01. Coal purchased f.o.b. mines . . . . ...... *
4-02. Coal purchased f.o.b. points other than mines . . .
4-03. Fuel oil purchased.. . . ..............
4-04. Diesel fuel purchased . ................
4-05. Electric current purchased and produced.... . ..
4-06. Gasoline purchased* .. . .. . ............
AVERAGES
5. Average cost of all fuel and power at point of purchase and production: ./
5-01. Coal per net ton (mine purchases) .....
5-02. Coal per net ton (other purchases) .
5-03. Fuel oil per barrel (42 gallons) .
5-04. Diesel fuel per gallon
5-0. Electric current per kilowatt-hour ... . . .
5-06. Gasoline per gallon . . . . . . ..........
6. Unit costs of yard and train fuel and power (incl. freight and
handling expenses): V/
6-01. Coal per net ton. . . . . .... * *
6-02. Fuel oil per barrel ........... ........
6-03. Diesel fuel per gallon . . . . . .
6-04. Electric current per kilowatt-hour . . . . .
6-05. Gasoline per gallon . . . .................. .
7. Fuel and power consumed per yard-switching locomotive-hour:
7-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . . . .
7-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives)... . ..
7-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . .
7-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) / . . . .
7-05. Gallons of gasoline (gasoline and gas-electric locomotives) 6
8. Fuel and power consumed per 1,000 gross ton-miles (including
locomotives and tenders) road freight service:
8-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) .....
8-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives) .. . ....
8-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) .. ...
8-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives)... . . .
9. unel and power consumed per passenger-train car-mile road passenger service:
9-01. Pounds of coal (steam locomotives) . . . . .
9-02. Gallons of fuel oil (steam locomotives)... . ..
9-03. Gallons of diesel fuel (diesel locomotives) . . .
9-04. Kilowatt-hours (electric locomotives) . . . . .


$13 872 963
3195 449
84 079 594
6 156 613
14 434
61164
107 380 217

553507
8 612 503
89 434 921
15 936 714
22 331

2011 647
46 786 16 3
541 900 6 .0
195 558 012
5825

296 185
11 005 044
207 023 271
174170852
1 975 467
167 754 762
52 618

4 014 52 8
118 354
3 478 061
865 974 59 6
10 925 513

18 319 213
1015 567
7 602 867
84 145 12 7

2128 633


4.56
$2.19
9.728

19.48(


:5.21
2.02
10.01%
1.1120
17.87%

923-
62.80
8.01
115
4.85

110
10.59
1.73
28.06

24.8
1.10
0.34
3.73


$61015536
9199
28173 924
5 398 907
1164
11 67 6
39 696 40 6

183 851
164 403
40 554 761
15 022 331
2960

752 933

156 015 297
134 588 852

167 905

62 990 560
165 954 955
1114 27 6
153 075 855
4021

1 887 952
34 470
766 407
279 234 646

4 001 491

8 880 989
331 664
2 442 485
28 575 087

83712 8


3 940 015
3 692 259
139 542

225
7 772 039

74 949

4 022 519


575 762

26 429 080
32 453 359

55 612

4 284 648

27 410


899 468

5 758
36 814 015

615 044

4 812 414

24 520
3 849 742

93 012


$3 045 904

3192903
111378
285
6 348 470

52 806

3 4108 93


451 046

21 828 757
25 845 434

60 932

4 484 568

23 597


729 924

6513
30 100 011

549 23 5

3 750 157

24 687
3 152 05 4

81 595


9 977 760
10 051
34 874 099
5 775184
613
12 351
50 650 058

267 133
158 422
50 639 260.
15 013 462
3 097

1 375 400

200 962 152
166 666 943

144 776

70 138 055
172 232 478
1 786 555
160 270 996

2 854 271
32 564
814 801
338 392 656

5 397 402

14 355 247
362 011
2 877 256
35 427 441

1 112 833


.$9145440
9199
31 366 827
5 510 285
1164
11 961
46 044 876

236 65 7
164 403
43 965 654
15 022 331
2960

1 203 979

177 844 054
160 434 286

228 837

67 47512 8
165 954 955
1137 87 5
153 075 85 5
4021

2 617 876
34 470
772 920
309 334 65 7

4 550 726

12 631146
331 664
2 467172
51 727 141
918 723


$1 407 240
4 159
15 288 216
240 556

1468
16 941 639

30 680
75 078
14 258 732
13 520

282 632

94 161 818


4 099

39 252 484

39 052
14 270 951

385 957
460
94 286
154 254 266
1 932 805

1 662 857
2144
335 593
15 839 703

455883


2 046674
1815
13 700 407
251 23 6

3987
16 004119

33 48 3
32 017
12 866 943
17 400

422125

81477 686


5580

37 637 501
42 98 8
14 678 907

509 615
764:
66 552
134 808 924
1 701 931

2 124 537
3 326
235 571
13 718 477
399975


2 231 787
2 426 095
41 464 521
405 684
9 094
41300
46 578 481

73 772
5 904 762
34 342 614
899 972
9 000

269 042
35 025 427
305 184 205
36 527 650
8 105

38 445
5 979 968
102 645 121
6 994 284
747 649

42 176

659 876
77 976
2 332 814
440 430 904

4 583 867

2 862 149
680 083
4 863 167
41059 513

815 028


2 680 84 9
S5184 4355
59 012 5360
395092
13 270
45 216
45 331222

83 36 7
8 415 883
32 602 324
896 983
19 371

385 543
46 786 163
282 578 860
35 123 72 6
5825

61 76 8
11005044
101 910 642
8 215 897
794 604

48 597

887 037
83120
S638 589
421 831 017

4 672 856

3 563 530
680 57 7
4 900124
30 699 509

809 935


SI I i ] I I I t


4.70
9.62
3.19
10.23%

20.92e


$5.52
$2.35.
10.810
1.1520
16.670

937
27.00
7.84
112
4.16

120

1.69
25.73

23.3
0.32
3.69


$5.35
$4.26
10.46%

15.12!


$5.59
10.62%
0. 430

819

8.07



84

1.38
36.00
18.6

0.34


$5. 14

$3.79
10.47%

14.86W


$5.39
10.739;
0.4310


723

8.15



81

1.42
36.46
20.1

0.35


$5.03
$11.12
$3. 3.

20.620



10.780
1.123e
19.?79

920
26.65
7.90
119
4.85

103
1.61
27.12

21.7

0.32
3.85


$4.82
$9.62
$3.19
10.260

20.190

15.48
2.35,
10.80%
1.11H4
16.67%

879
27.00
7.86
112
4.16

101

1.65
27.01

22.4

0.32
3.69


$44.31
$4.66
$3.56
10.270

23.590

4.43
2.33.
10.35%
1.6814


1,075
105.00
9.07
169


114

1.71

16.0
0.34


4.17
4.3

10.18%

23.500



10.38%
1.710%


1,018
155.42
8.97
169


111

1.73

15.7

0.33


$4.34
$8.72
$2.08
9.320

17.78%





15.3W*

1,073
70.54

200
4.22


144
9.14
1.80
35.59
43.4
0.99
0.34
4.89


$4.02
18.19
1.86
9.170

17.330

5.05
2.02
9.34%
0o.893
17.98%

1,029
64.32
7.87
224
4.98


152
10.59
1.78
34.13
44.7
1.10
0.35
4.68


1-01
1-02

1-07


2-01
2-02
2-06
2-07

2-01
2-02

2-09
2-04

2-05

2-11
2-07
2-08
2-09
2-10

2-11
2-12
2-13
2-14
2-15
2-16
2-17

3-01
3-02
3-0
3-04

4-01
4-o02
4-0
4-0o
14-o5
4-05
4-o6


5-01
5-02

7-01
5-05
5-06

6-01
6-02
6-g4

7-04
7-052

7-01
7-02
7-
7-05

8-01
8-02
8-0

9-01ol
9-02
9-3
9-


I I I I I I I


I/ Includes the equivalent for quantities of diotillate consumed by gas-electric motorcar trains. These
quantities are included with diesel fuel in commuting item 6-03.
Includes all quantities purchased and produced, whether for locomotive, station, shop, or other use.
Based on total cost of all fuel and power purchased and produced during the period of report.
Excludes small quantities of gasoline which are individually billed.


Based on total cost of fuel and power consumed regardless of when purchased.
Includes kilowatt-hours consumed per yard-switching hour by electric rail motor care.
Includes gasoline consumed per yard-switching hour by gasoline rail motor care.
Effective January 1, 1951, carriers are not required to report electric current, purchased and produced.


$6 037 747
10 051
31 181840
5 635 642
613
12126
42 878 019

192 184
158 422
46 616 741
15 013 462
3 097

801 630

174 533 072
134 213 584

89 164

65 853 407
172 232 478
1 759 145
160 270 996

1 954 803
32 564
809 043
301 578 641

4 782 358

9 542 833
362 011
2 852 736
51 577 699

1019 821


$13 616 787
2 440 305
91 626 836
6 421 424
9 707
55 119
114 170 178

371 585
6 138 262
99 240 606
15 926 754
.12 097

1 927 074
35 025 427
600 508175
203 194 593
8105

187 320
5 979 968
212 035 660
179 226 762
2 573 256
174 541 947
42 176

3 900 104
111 000
3 241901
933 077 826
11 914 074

18 880 253
1 044 238
8 076 016
92 326 657

2 383 744


4.84
9.41
$2.49
9.890

20.01

$5.48
$2.17
0. 02%
1.121%
15.56%

959
67.94
8.04
122
4.36

109
9.14
1.72
28.33

24.0
0.99
0.34
3.88


$4.88
$11.12
$3. 3.
10.147

21.32


5.58

1.170%
1.17o
19.790

967
26.65
7.89
119
4.85

123

1.65
25.59
24.2

0.32
3.85


W0 1s0e17


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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


FUEL AND POWER STATISTICS OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 152 reports representing 157 steam railways

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH 1056 AND 1955


Statement No. M-230 (OS-E)