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

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BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATIICS


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 MAY 1949 AND 1945


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
ITEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNAREIN SU ENRGO WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
____ ______ 1949 1948 1949 194g 1949 1'?8 1949 1948 1949 1948 ___
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. 8737 9917 4116 4 88G 557 531 1295 1414 2 789 5086 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. .4130 3 245 1 959 1 329 45 27 454 4'16 1672 1 471 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 175 166 159 155 16 11 -
1-04. Number of other locomotives .... .. . .... 6 16 8 8 8 1-04
1-05. Total ... .. . . ..13058 13 342 6242 6378 582 558 1 745 1 630 4485 4576 1-0N
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 11044 11582 5176 5443 511 506 1557 164 3 820 3965 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . ... 743 373 407 171 27 15 54 26 255 161 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. ....... ..................... 1271 1 387 659 764 44 37 15 15b6 410 430 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 18069 19434 6575 7 340 1092 1122 2 985 3 160 7419 7 804 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 1 917 1235 650 356 22 4 440 342 805 55S 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 283 302 202 216 32 32 49 54 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives .... .. ...... 2 2 2 2 2-0
2-05. Total . . . ... 20271 20 973 7 425 7 912 1146 1 158 3 4 5 5 510 0275 8 393 2-02
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 14817 16460 5363 6146 889 964 2 662 2 948 5 903 6402 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . .. .2062 1120 703 319 66 24 275 50 1018 719 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . .. . 3392 3 393 1359 1447 191 170 488 504 1354 1272 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 4362 4 989 1 931 2261 194 204 616 751 1 621 1773 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 897 718 299 217 12 8 23b 221 348 272 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 284 285 263 264 21 21 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 1 3 1 -3-0
3-05. Total .. . . . 5 5546 5993 2493 2742 209 213 854 9,72 1990 2066 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 4317 4686 1 921 2097 174 188 675 755 1547 1646 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 3.74 361 143 166 15 6 64 54 152 135b 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . .. 855 946 429 47 20 19 115 163 291 28b 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 424 2 446 2058 2049 5 5 156 165 203 227 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable . .... ... .. 176 162 113 115 5 3 10 4 50 40 4-02
"-03. Total . . . .... 2 000 2 606 2 171 2 164 8 8 160 169 255 267 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 893164 677652 350 853 255635 105479 753080 114 /673 77424 322159 271 513 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 103232 79771 63356 46929 6449 2 802 8 961 7 344 24466 22 696 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 996396 757 423 414209 302 564 111 928 75 682 123 654 84 768 346 625 294 209 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . .. 939228 1174 422 414525 5354 060 33272 39 509 1244086 170 404 566 945 430 449 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . . .. 7189 10674 2 449 4 231 185 438 1131 1401 3424 4604 _5-
5-06. Total. . . .. 946417 1185096 416974 538291 33 457 39947 125 617 171 805 370 369 435 053 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 832 392 1 852 074 765 378 769 6 5 138751 112 589 239 159 247 b28 689104 701 962 5-_07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 110 421 90 445 65 805 51160 6634 3 240 10092 6745 27 890 27 300 5-05
5-09. Total .... .................... ..... ... 1942 813 1942 519 831183 840855 145385 115 629 249251 256573 716 994 729 262 -09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... .................... 1782 901 1756208 746 910 749 012 168600 1653630 264 335 250 635 603136 592 731
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34750 34 628 17681 17526 1068 1036 4151 4156 11856 11 910 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 720 2 530 1 808 1 524 27 48 296 340 589 618 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37478 37158 19489 19050 1095 1084 4447 4496 12447 12 520 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 9.7 io.4 1o.6 l?. 7.6 6.60 .5 9.1 4 -01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service .... .16: 16.2 15.3 1.3 I.7 14.7 14:2 14.4 16.4 IF.2 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 1.g !7.2 17. q.6 8.9 13.5 16.8 I4.6 13.8 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6. 6.2 5.2 5.3 '7.5 37.5 6.6 2.4 19.S 15.0 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month: "
10-01. Home oars . . . .. l.o.4 10.5 15.3 15.5 5.g 3.7 7.2 9.7 7.1 7.7 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars .. . . .S .9 .6 .6 1.1 .9 .9 1.1 10-02
10-03. All oars (home and foreign) . . 5.7 4.7 7.9 6.1 4.6 2.8 .0 3.4 9 7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 7.3 6. 9.3 8.0 2.5 4.4 6.7 7.6 7 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . ..113.4 119.2 106.5 110.5 112.2 124.1 100.9 113.2 125.4 129.6 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . ..83.3 93.3 77.R6 5.6 17.3 102.1 79.0 905.0 9.7 92.6 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . 22-.8 217.6 195.3 195.2 14.9 190.7 203.1 101.0 268.5 261. 6 12-02
12-04. All road passenger locomotives . 17h.8 168.8 152.6 145.2 151.9 163.6 162.7 148.0 210.3 206.4 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlicable motorcars .. . . 105.7 110.8 99.8 104.5 130.1 150. ll4.6 124.3 158.6 157.9 13-01
13-02. All motoroars . . . 98.1 103.6 94.1 98.8 81.3 94.3 109.1 119.9 125.5 133.1 13-02
7.4. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars... . . 44.2 45.2 34.2 37.9 47.9 61.5 46.4 52.2 53.9 56.3 14-01
14-02. All freight cars . . ... 41.8 46.0 31.7 35.6 45.9 59.9 44.7 50. 51.9 54.3 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 853 1,o002 671 18 1,251 1,722 867 1,07 9i5 1,06o8 15
16 Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 109.0 110.6 1i1.3 112.3 86.2 70. 5 4*3 102.3 118.9 123.0 16
17. Percent home oars of total freight oars on line. . 51.3 39.0 49.8 36.0 77.0 65.5 9.6 33.0 4s.3 O0.3 17
# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation.


nt No. M-240 (OS-F)
MAY 1949







P ae2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS.F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT BECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


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 FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY 1949 AND 1948


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM 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 . . 9030 9966 4293 4890 538 527 1314 1429 2885 3112 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . 3 941 3151 1036 1281 43 27 444 412 1 618 1431 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 172 169 157 15. _. .15 1 17-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . ... 16 17 8 a ~ 1 17 1 93 -0
1-05. Total .... . ... 13 159 13 303 6 294 6 345 581 554 1 756 1 841 4 526 4563 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 11 256 11 712 5 290 5 537 502 506 1 577 1 690 Q3887 3 979 i-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 667 299 355 Ill 36 15 50 2: 226 140 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 1.236 1292 649 697 43 33 131 126 413 436 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 18291 19588 6732 7434 1123 1119 2 987 3 i154 7449 7 881 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 1777 1108 599 290 17 4 399 321 762 493 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 288 299 205 214 32 31 51 54 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . .........2 2 2 2-04
2-0. Total ........ . ...... 20 358 20997 7536 7938 1172 1154 3 38B 3 475 8264 8430 2-02
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 15 220 16673 5522 6274 900 960 2 683 2929 6115 6510 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1824 946 718 226 90 36 224 69 792 615 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3.314 3378 1 296 1438 182 158 479 477 1.357 130b 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. 4533 5135 1b993 2300 212 209 655 796 1673 1830 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electrlo locomotives . 844 685 275 193 13 8 231 216 325 266 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives . .... 283 284 262 263 21 21 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . .. 3 1 3 ... -- 3-N
3-05. Total . . . 5 6 3 6 2 530 2756 228 218 886 1012 2 019 2119 3-0
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 4480 4827 19668 2148 180 185 729 806 1 603 1688 3-0_
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 3305 296 118 117 18 6 44 5! 125 118 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . .. ......... 878 982 444 491 30 27 113 151 291 313 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2416 2423 2048 2036 5 4 161 163 202 220 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable ...... ....... .191 189 127 130 3 4 7 0 54 47 4-02
4-03. Total ..... . . .. 2 607 2612 2 175 2166 8 8 168 171 256 267 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable ... .. .... ...... 881 515 659634 355143 250693 105429 83 233 113475 79269 307468 246439 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 90 883 73 345 54811 44681 5634 2679 8192 6583 22 246 19402 5-02
5-03. Total . . . .. 972 398 732979 409954 295 374 111063 85 912 121667 85 852 329 714 265 841 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable .. ...... ; ............... 969412 1196640 425478 553 846 31 550 37 174 139 9234 172 102 373 150 433 518 5_04
5-05. Number unserviceable . . 7 538 10 697 2 569 4344 222 281 997 1396 3750 4676 5-0
5-06. Total ......... .. .... ....... . 976 950 1207 337 428047 558 190 31772 37 455 140231 173 498 376 900 438 194 5
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 850 927 1856274 780 621 804539 136 979 120407 252 709 251 371 680 618 679957 5_07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 938421 84042 57380 49025 5856 2960 9189 7979 25 996 24070 5-08
5-09. Total. ........ ........................... 1949348 1940316 838001 853 564 142 835 123367 261896 259350 706 614 704 035 !
6.Freight cars owned at close of month ...... ................... 1 775810 1752159 747715 748345 167 668 162643 259382 248689 601045 592 482 -
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34827 34 504 17 640 17409 1065 1028 4 211 417 b 11 911 11 889 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 634 2607 1781 1626 28 45 255 320 570 616 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37461 37111 19421 19035 1093 1073 4466 449 ti 12481 12505 7-03
AVERAGES __________ ___
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service o. 9.7 10.3 11.0 7.4 6.o 7.5 6. i 9.6 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service.. ...... ........ 1.3 l1. 17.2 19.3 15.5 13.7 14.1 17 -02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 15.5 161 17.5 1 7.1.2 12.4 12 8 9 ll 1U -
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.3 7.2 5.8 .0 37.5 50.0 4.2 7 21.1 17.6 9
2. 718.1 17.03
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars....... ................................ .. 9.3 10.0 13.4 15.1 5.1 3.1 6.7 7.7 6.7 7.3 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars ......... . .....6 .7 .8 .7 .8 1.0 1 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign).. .... ..................... 5.0 4.3 6.8 5.7 4.1 2.4 3.5 3.1 3 7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars.. 7.0 7.0 9.2 8.5 2.6 4.2 5.7 7.1 4 4.9 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 112.6 115.7 106.2 o106.6 106.2 109.5 105.4 110.5 122.6 127.7 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . . 84.2 91.9 77.8 4.2 81.6 91.1 83.5 93.1 90.7 98.6 12-02
12-0. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 225.3 217.0 199.7 193.5 187.4 196.6 215.1 198.3 265.7 258.0 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 178.3 171.6 155.3 150.8 148.0 166.8 177.0 158.0 211.0 205.5 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars.. . . 106.5 111.0 100.8 105.4 134.3 164.2 117.3 120.2 155.1 154.9 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 98.7 103.0 95.0 99.,, 68.0 82.1 112. 4 114.6 122.3 127:6 13-02
C4. car-miles cer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight care. . . 42. 45.0 335.6 32.6 n42 .7 49.9 46.0 49.2 51 .7 14-0
14-02. All freight oars.. . . 4o. 43.0 31. 32.6 4n.7 49.9 44.4 47.7 494 52.9 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day ......... . ....... 826 920 657 720 1,094 1,354 880 1,020 952 1,050 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . ...109.8 110.7 112.1 114.1 85.2 75.: 101.0 104.3 117 6 1118. 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line . 49.9 37.8 48.9 34.6 77.8 69.6 46.5 33.1 4.7 37.8 17
# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1949 0 850185


* Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period.
The averages are computed for each railway separately and then totaled.




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