Motive power and car equipment of class I steam railways in the United States

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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1949 AND 1948


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
FEBRUARY 194 9


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
ITEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNA REIN SU ENRGO WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 19498 ______
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 9181 10034 '4389 4942 539 546 1323 1435 2930 3111 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . 3 826 3 121 1 759 1 255 44 26 436 414 1587 1 426 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 171 167 159 15u 12 11 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives... . 16 17 6 8 8 9 1-04
1-05. Total . . . ... 13194 13 339 6315 6 361 583 572 1 759 1 849 4537 4 557 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 11340 11 847 5335 5 621 500 531 1 615 1718 3 887 3977 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . ... 624 216 328 46 36 8 29 18 231 144 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. .. ..................... 1230 1 276 649 694 47 3z 115 113 419 436 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 18428 19 6 7 5 6833 7473 1135, 1112 2 990 3139 7470 7951 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .1701 1022 569 2b50 14 5 400 308 718 459 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 290 301 20 6 216 32 30 52 53 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . ... 2 2- 2 2 2-04
2-05. Total ....................................... 20 421 21000 7 o0 7 941 1 81 1 147 3390 3 447 8242 8 465 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 15413 16840 5520 6373 908 979 2709 2938 6276 6550 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1 622 724 77( 1i03 94 26 196 49 556 546 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . .. . 3386 3 436 1312 1465 179 142 485 460 1 410 1 369 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. .4593 5192 2003 2 321 228 208 670 610 1692 1 853 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 828 644 262 167 13 8 241 201 312 268 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 285 280 263 259 22 21 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives . ... 3 1 3 1 3-04
3-05. Total . . . .... 5 709 6 117 2 5L8 2747 244 217 911 1 011 2026 2142 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . .. .4539 4902 1 964 2162 180 185 762 839 1633 1716 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 283 218 11o6 63 25 33 39 109 116 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 887 997 446 522 39 32 116 133 204 310 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. .. .. .......... 2 421 2 417 2059 2 0335 5 3 158 164 199 217 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable ... . .. 188 198 118 134 3 5 10 8 57 51 4-02
"-03. Total ............ . 2 609 2 615 2 177 2 167 8 8 168 172 256 268 4-03
5. Freight care on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable .... . . 853605 595576 348 159 219405 102909 76 359 109998 72135 292539 227677 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 85 645 70 029 50 5 7 43 736 5228 2 282 7 982 6531 21 857 17 480 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 939250 665605 398737 263141 108137 78641 117 980 78666 314396 ,245 157 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 998793 1259086 426813 611764 30019 36202 146138 174 649 395 823 436271 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable .. . .8299 12 264 2 914 5 307 244 235 968 1 566 4173 5 156 5-05
5-06. Total . ........ ... ... 1007092 1271 350 429727 617071 30263 36437 147106 176415 399996 441427 5-02
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . .. .. 1852396 1854662 774972 831169 132928 112561 256136 246984 688362 663948 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . .. ......... 93 944 82 293 53492 49043 5472 2 517 8950 8097 26030 22636 5-08
5-09. Total. ............................... .. 1946 342 1936955 828464 880212 138400 115078 265086 255081 714392 6b6584 4 -09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ........ .... 1772902 1750 307 748242 747892 166729 162425 256969 247752 600962 592238
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34966 34660 17 635 17555 1083. 1015 4250 4181 12000 11909 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable . ...... ...... 2 532 2 527 1752 1549 20 44 224 320 536 614 7-02
7-03. Total . . . .37 500 37187 19387 19104 1103 1059 4474 4501 12556 12523 7-03
AVERAGES _________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ..9.3 9.6 10.3 10.0 8.1 5.8 6.5 6.1 9.2 9.6 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service .... 16.6 16.4 17.2 18:4 15.2 12.4 14.3 13.3 17.1 16.2 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 15.5 16.3 17.7 19.0 16.0 14.7 12.7 13.2 14.0 14.r 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.2 7.6 5.:4 6.2 37.5 62.5 6.0 4.7 22.3 19.0 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 9.1 10.5 12.7 16.6 4.8 2.0 6.8 8.3 7.0 7.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. . . . .8 1.0 .7 .8 .6 .9 1.0 1.2 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . . 4.8 4.2 6.5 5: 4.o 2.2 3: 3.2 3.6 3.3 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 6.8 6.8 9.0 8.1 1.8 4.2 5.0 7.1 4.3 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives ............. 113.1 11i.1 106.6 111.9 106.5 121.9 104.6 ll4.9 123.7 127.5 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . ...86.3 96.2 79.0 90.0 83.2 1042 84.7 97. 94.2 100.3 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . 219.6 218.3 197.6 195.9 18 24. 210. 201. 254.5 256.7 12-0
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 175.8 176.3 155.2 157.3 139.2 176.2 177.0 165.7 205.0 205.9 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars .. . . 107. 107.6 102.1 102.6 124.4 14o0.0 121.2 115.3 150.5 146.8 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 99.3 99.2 96.1 95.8 93.3 70.0 114.7 110.6 117.0 120.0 13-02
i4. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . ..42.2 45.L 33.9 34. 45.4 61.2 49.8 54. 4 14-02
14-02. All freight oars . . ... 40.2 43.5 31.8 32. 43.5 6.O 9. .9 52.6 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . . 833 952 673 732 1,162 I 66o 891 1,071 93 1,070 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned ..... 109.8 110.7 110.7 117.7 83.0 70.8 10.2 103.0 118.9 115.9 16
17. Percent home care of total freight cars on line... . 4.3 34.4 48.1 29.9 78.1 8.3 .5 30.8 4.6 35.7 17
# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation.







INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STrATISICS


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY 1949 AND 1948


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
ITEM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT IT No.
EMPOCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITrEM No.

1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 1948
AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 9.232 10074 4423 4957 541i 546 1 314 1439 2 954 3132 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 3 794 3 09L) 1 731 1243 44 26 439 411 1 580 1415b 1-02
1-03 Number of electric locomotives . .169 171 155 159 14 12 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . 16 17 8 0 6 89 1-o4
1-05. Total . ................... 13 211 13 357 6 317 6 367 585 572 1 753 1 850 4 556 4568 1-02
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... .. 11415 11900 5373 5649 503 532 1 610 1727 3 929 4000 1-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 577 220 292 51 39 10 23 17 223 142 1-07
1-8O. Number unserviceable. . . 1 2 1 S. 1229 652 667 43 30 120 106 404 426 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road.freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives .. ................. .. 18491 19 70 6a869 7473 1139 1114 2 997 3145 7486 7 971 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ....... ............ 1 687 1003 569 242 12 5 403 299 703 457 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 286 299 202 217 32 29 52 53 2-0O
2-0 Number of other locomotives . 2.. 2 2 2 2-0
2-05. Total . ... . . .. 20466 21007 7 640 7932 1 183 1148 3400 3 444 8 243 8483 2-0
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . . 15 634 16 969 b 671 6378 924 984 2 758 2 935 6 281 6672 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored ... . . 1..545 68 700 11b 84 22 171 48 590 503 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3.287 3350 1269 1439 175 142 471 461 1 372 1308 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives ...... ................. 4660 5238 2031 2340 226 207 678 829 1725 1862 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives .. ............ .824 639 25 8 164 13 8 242 201 311 266 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 290 283 268 262 22 21 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . 3.. 1 3 -
3-0. Total................ . 5 7.. 777 6161 2557 2 766 242 216 920 1030 2058 2149 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ................. 4 630 4974 2 011 2217 183 187 776 847 1 660 1723 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 272 219 110 63 21 2 32 45 109 109 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 875 968 436 486 38 27 112 138 289 317 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . .. ... 2417 2 414 2 051 2024 6 3 159 166 201 221 4-i01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 191 203 125 143 2 5 9 7 55 413 4-02
"-03. Total .... .............................2 608 2 617 2 176 2 167 8 8 168 173 256 269 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 841544 598004 343153 223213 99597 75434 106705 72620 292089 226737 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 83 555 68 51 6 49029 42 047 5461 2072 7 519 6296 21546 17 303 5-02
5-03. Total . . ... ..... ... 925099 666 522 392182 266060 105058 77506 114224 78916 313635 244040 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . .... I 1010 303 1262 223 436720 604 683 30145 35 607 149444 176 155 393 994 445 778 5-o4
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 3778 12077 2 945 5 190 267 222 969 1463 4597 5202 5-0
5-0. Total . ........... .. 1019081 1274300 439665 609 873 30412 35 829 150413 177618 398591 450980 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . .. 1 851847 1860227 779873 827 896 129742 111041 256 149 248775 686083 672515 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable.. ..... ................... 92333 80595 51974 48037 5728 22945 8488 7759 26143 2250b 5-08
5-09. Total..............................1944180 1940822 831847 875933 135470 113335 264637 256534 712226 695020 2-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... ................... 1 770 110 1 748 716 748 252 747 576 166483 162 117 255 570 247 365 599 805 591658
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34936 34462 17 628 17 343 1077 1018 4254 4193 11 9 7 7 11908 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 547 2 58a 1 759 1666 24 42 221 305 543 576 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 377483 370 ) 19 387 19009 1 101 1060 4475 4498 12520 12484 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service 19.2 9.2 10.7 10.5 7.4 5.2 6.8 5.7 8.9 9.3 8-01
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yaroad swfreight chng service . .1.1 15.9 16.6 1..1 14.8 12.4 13.9 13.4 16.6 1.L 8-02
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service.............. I" 0 I. .
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 15.1 15.7 17.1 17.6 15.7 12.5 12.2 L14.o 1l.8 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month .7.3 7.: 5.7 .6 25.0 62.5 5.4 O4.0 21.5 17.8 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 9.0 10.3 12.5 16.1 5.2 2.7 6.6 8.0 6.9 7.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ....................... .. 9 .7 .9 9 .6 .6 .6 1.2 1.2 10-02
10-03. All care (home and foreign)... ....... .......4.7 4.2 6.2 5.5 4.2 2.0 2 30 3.7 3.2 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars... 6.8 7.0 9.1 6.8 2.2 4.0o 4.9 6.8 4.3 4.6 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . 112.3 115.3 107.2 109.6 107.1 120.7 104.1 114.5 121.3 127.9 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . .85. 95.6 79.6 88.2 83.7 103.5 84.5 97.5 92.14 100. 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . 222.6 219.5 200.4 198.3 188.6 205.2 211.2 201.2 258.8 257.3 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives . 178.4 177.2 157.6 159.0 142.6 177.6 178.1 165.4 208.7 206.3 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. . . 105.6 108.7 o100.4 103.8 123.3 221.7 119.1 116.2 147.4 145.9 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 97.9 100.3 9L'.7 97.0 92.5 83.1 112.7 111.5 115.7 119.9 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day: 1-
14-01. Serviceable freight care . . 41. 44.4 34.2 32.9 45.6 59.7 45.- 50.2 4.6 54.o 14-01
14-02. All freight oars . . .39.9 42.6 32.1 31.1 4 3.7 58.5 43.6 48.6 46.8 52.2 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . . 824 933 675 703 1,170 1i659 892 1,058 908 1,059 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . .. 109.8 111.0 1.1.2 1172 .4 9.9 103.5 103.7 115.7 117.5 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line . 4..7.6 34.3 7.1 30. 4 77.6 68.4 43.2 30.8 44.0 35.1 17
# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation.


* Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number
The averages are computed for each railway separately and then totaled.


of unite of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1949 0- 800185


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