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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OP TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND SrATISTICS


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
OCTOBER 1949


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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 161 reports representing 170 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1949 AND 1948


I SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT SOUTHERN 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 . . 7 792 9494 3728 4606 489 547 1143 1291 2 432 3050 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 4489 3518 2 176 1533 83 37 490 422 1740 1526 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . .176 168 158 l56 ie8 12 l-0
1-04. Number of other locomotives ... . 16 16 7 8 9 8 -0
1-05. Total . . . ... 12 473 13 196 6069 6 303 572 584 1 633 1713 4199 4 596 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 9 650 11 650 4411 5 460 352 523 1369 1 544 3518 4 123 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1380 303 847 154 139 9 122 33 272 107 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable . . .... .1443 1 243 811 689 81 52 142 136 409 566 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 17295 19 089 6344 7083 1157 1124 2 932 3196 6 862 7686 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 2164 1443 750 444 35 10 481 326 898 663 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . .281 288 202 203 32 32 47 53 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 2 3 2 2-0
2-05. Total .............. .... ............... 19 743 20 822 7296 7 750 1224 1166 3 413 3 522 7 810 8 404 2-0o
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... 13002 16760 4295 6041 545 965 2398 2 890 5 764 6 864 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 2 817 926 1345 417 444 51 444 126 584 332 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3 924 3 136 1656 1 272 235 150 571 506 1462 1 208 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . ... 4069 4 715 1 89 3 2 067 188e 221 542 732 1446 169 5 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 933 823 312 248 12 13 235 260 374 302 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 282 288 261 267 21 21 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3 3 3 3 3-04
3-0. Total .. ............ ............ ... 5287 5829 2466 2582 203 237 777 992 1841 2 018 3-0
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3-06. Number serviceable (not stored). .... ............... 3 880 4 604 1771 2 029 13 6 194 561 774 1412 1 607 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . ... 400 283 180 109 21 15 91 63 108 96 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable . . .... 1007 942 515 444 46 28 125 155 321 315 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable . . ... .2361 2 432 2017 2 053 4 6 159 162 181 211 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 204 177 133 121 2 2 9 6 60 48 4-02
4-03. Total ..... . . ... 2 565 2609 2150 2174 6 8 168 168 241 259 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home oars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 844830 641548 340211 260977 118976 80207 120468 71 9b5 265175 228 369 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 125 995 72 963 81050 45 776 9432 3 287 12 498 6215 23015 17685 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 970825 714511 421261 306753 128408 83 494 1 32 966 78210 2 88190 246 054 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 943742 1245 734 367 936 558 851 26 985 40 427 137 744 169 474 411077 476982 5-o04
5-05. Number unserviceable . . .. 7377 8033 2263 3074 157 266 920 914 4037 3779 5-0O
5-06. Total. . . . 951119 1253767 370199 561 925 27142 40 693 138 664 170 388 415114 460761 5-0o
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1788 572 1887 282 708147 819 828 145 961 120 634 258212 241 469 5676 252 705 351 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 133 372 80 996 83 313 48 850 9589 3 553 13418 7 129 27052 21 464 5-08
5-09. Total. ........... ........................... 1 921 944 1968 278 791460 868678 155 550 124 187 271 630 248598 703304 726 6815 o
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... ................... 1740 522 1764 569 737 346 750 144 165 901 166 512 265 0 5 253 771 572 190 594 142 -
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 34057 34 216 17 660 17261 1029 1061 4218 4137 11150 11757 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 701 2 639 1 763 1 633 29 40 277 315 632 653 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 36 758 36 855 19 423 18 894 1058 1 101 4 495 4 450 11 782 12 410 7-03
AVERAGES _________ _________ ________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 11.6 9.4 13.4 10.9 14.2 8.9 8.7 7-9 9-7 8.0 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 19.9 15.1 22.7 16.5 19.2 12.9 16.7 14.4 18.7 14.4 -02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 19.0 16.2 20.9 17.2 22.7 11.8 16.1 15.6 17.4 15.6 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 8.0 6.8 6.2 5.6 33.3 25.0 5.4 3.6 24.9 18.5 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home care . . . 13.0 10.2 19.2 14.9 7.3 3.9 9.4 7.9 8.0 7.2 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. . . . .8 .6 .6 .5 .7 .7 .5 S 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . . 6.9 4.1 10.5 5.6 6.2 2.9 4.9 2.9 3. 8 3.0 O10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. .. 7.3 7.2 9.1 8.6 2.7 3.6 6.2 7.0 5.4 5.3 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 111.8 121.2 98.5 111.5 81.9 112.5 96.3 106.1 132.0 137.4 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 75.7 97.5 61.0 87. 42.9 940 6.O s6.6 979 112.0 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . 229.0 222.5 196.2 201. 204.4 176.9 236.5 193.7 269.2 267.5 12-04
12-04. All road passenger locomotives . 171.6 175.2 l44.5 157.4 148.7 148.6 170.3 l17.9 210.2 213.9 12-0
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. . . 103.4 109.9 97.2 103.6 131.3 134.0 109.5 120.7 167.3 161.7 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . .. 95.2 102.3 91.4 97.9 75.0 100.5 103.6 115.0 124.2 130.6 13-02
.4. Car-miles Der freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars . . .. 39.2 49.0 29.1 36.8 15. 55.0 38.5 49.4 55.3 61. 8 14-o01
14-02. All freight oars . . .. 36.6 47.0 ?6.2 34.6 14.4 53.6 36.6 48.O 53.2 59.9 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day ................... ... 678 1,033 475 803 284 1,52l 729 1,058 975 1,212 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight oas owned .. .......... .. 110.4 111.5 107.3 115.8 93.8 74.6 102.5 98.0 122.9 122.3 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line . .. 50.5 36.3 53.2 35.3 82.6 67.2 49.0 31.5 41.o 33.9 17
# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation. Also the 1949 figures exclude the Missouri-Illinois R.R. Co. and Missouri Pacific R.R. Co., which filed no reports.






Pae 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STrATISTICS


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 161 reports representing 170steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR TEN MONTHS ENDED WITH OCTOBER 1949 AND 1948

SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNAREIN SUENRGO WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
1949 194g 1949 1948 1949 1948 1949 194g 194 9 194 ______
AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives .................. .. 8 664 9 802 4 101 4 805 522 532 1 263 1 390 2 77 8 3 071 7 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ............ 4 157 3273 1 963 1i360 53 29 458 417 1 683 1 467 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives .................. 172 167 15 6 15 16 1 _
1-004. Number of other locomotives....................16 16 8 o --0
1-0. Total ......... .. .. ............... .13009 13258 6 228 6327 575 561 1721 1 807 4485 4565 1-05
1-0. Number serviceable (not stored) ................. 0 848 11661 5036 5 496 466 514 1514 1642 38352 4009 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored. ................ .................. 868 318 498 13U 57 14 73 29 240 137 1-07
1-0O. Number unserviceable... . ..................... 1 293 1279 694 693 52 35 134 136 413 417 1-OS
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives .... ..... ................. 18052 19400 6575 7320 112 1118 2 981 3174 7368 778 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ...... ............ 1941 1227 655 350 25 6 430 324 831 547 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 286 294 205 209 3 2 31 4 9 54 2-0
2-04. Number of other locomotives . ... 2. 2 2 2 2-0
2-05. Total ... .. ......... .20 281 20923 7 435 7 87S 1185 1155 341 1 3490 8 250 8a391 2-05
2-06l Number serviceable (not stored).. ............... 14 646 16 675 5168 6186 824 965 2554 29135 6100 6611 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stoced...... ...... ................... 2 156 944 860 302 167 37 344 92 785 513 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable... . ..................... 479 3304 1407 1391 194 153 515 493 1365 1267 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 4 395 5006 1 94 8 2 22 198 215 618 767 16351 1798 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 894 741 294 219 1 3 1 0 237 231 350 2 81 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 283 289 262 268 21 21 3-0
3-N.. Number of other locomotives................. 3 2 3 2 -3-0
3-05. Total ............... ............... 5575 6038 2504 2715 214 225 855 996 2 002 2100 3-05
3-0o. Number serviceable (not storedd). ................. .. 4 3 4770 1 926 2 126 167 191 665 776 1581 1 675 -3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored .. .................. ..355 291 140 111 17 8 71 63 127 109 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable.. ..... ........................881 977 4 8 478 3 0 26 119 157 294 316 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. ........... ...... ...... 2 4 02 2 430 2 039 2 043 4 5 160 162 199 220 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable......................... 195 181 1350 124 2 3 8 8 5 5 46 4-02
4-03. Total... .............................. 2 597 2611 2169 2167 6 8 168 170 254 266 4-03
5. Freight care on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable.. . . .. 879611 660676 350198 252 41 108 4 8 2 31067 117073 77587 303858 249606 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable .. ................... .. 105452 75 108 65:388 46022 7 3521 2 764 9 685 6 595 23 027 19 727 5-02
5-03. Total.. .......................... 985 063 735786 415586 298440 115 83'5, 63831 126758 84182 326885 269353 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable... ...........................961578 1202915 406765 547034 31106 58618 134506 167368 389201 449895 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable .. .................. 7 251 9 689 23 89 3 776 217 272 937 1187 3708 4454 5-05
5-06. Total. ............ ... .................. .. 968829 1212604 409154 550 810 31-3231 38890 135443 168555 392 909 454349 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable.. .. .................... 1841189 1863593 756963 799452 139 588 119685 251579 244955 693059 699 501 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable .................... 112 703 84797 67777 49798 7 569 3036 10 622 7782 26735 24 181 5-08
5-09. Total ....... ............................ 1 953 892 i1948390 824740 849250 147 157 122 721 262 201 252737 719794 723682 5-09
6. Freight care owned at close of month 1 ........................ 777632 1756547 744532 748793 167 328 164211 262140 250734 603632 592 809
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable....... ...... . .... 34849 34503 17700 17425 1061 1041 4206 4166 11 8 82 11 871 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable......................... 2 631 2559 1774 1586 27 43 261 3513 569 617 7-02
7-03. Total. . ............................ 37480 37062 19474 19011 1088 1084 4467 4479 12451 12488 7-03
AVERAGES
S. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 9.9 9.6 11.1 11.0 9.0 5.9 7.8 7.5 9.2 9.1 S-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service . 17.2 15.8 18.9 17.7 16.4 13.2 15.0 14.1 16.5 15.1 S-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service ... 15.8 16.2 17.5 17.6 14.0 11.6 13.9 15. 14.7 15.0 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.5 6.9 6.0 5.7 33.3 37.5 .8 4.7 21.7 17.3 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars ... . ... .. 10.7 10.2 15:. 15.4 6.3 3.3 7.6 7.8 7.0 7.3 10-01
10-02. Foreign oars. ........ ......................... .7 .8 s .7-7 .7 7 -7 .9 1.0 1 O-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .... ................. 5.8 4.4 8.2 5.9 5.1 2.5 4.1 3.1 -3 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 7.0 6.9 9.1 9.3 2-5 4.0 5.8 7.0' l .
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. ................. 112.2 117.1 105. 107.8 101.0 112.0 101.8 108.0 123.7 130.6 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives.. ..... .................. .0 3 73.4 8 4.6 70.2 93.6 76.2 90.0 91.4 102.9 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives...... ............ 22220.b 200.4 197.2 193.8 189.9 219.3 196.7 268.7 264.8 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. ................... 174 174.3 154.2 154.4 151.3 161.2 170.5 153.3 212.2 211.2 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars..................... 107. 112.9 101.9 107.3 14s.3 144.0 116.7 123.7 156.4 156.9 13-01
13-02. All motoroars .. 9 ........................ 99. 105.1 95.8 101.1 98.9 90.0 111.2 117.9 122.5 129.8 13-02
!4. Car-miles Der freight car-day:;
14-01. Serviceable freight oars . .... 41.8 46.2 32.9 35.3 35.3 53.2 43.3 49.3 -2.4 56.5 14-01
14-02. All freight oars . . .. 39.4 44.2 30.2 33.2 33.5 51.9 41.5 47.8 .4 54.6 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . ..... 70 960 617 75? 870 I 462 822 1,03 960 1,094 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned .... 10.9 110.9 110.9 113.4 87.9 4.7 100.0 100. 119.2 122.1 16
17. Percent home oars of total freight care on line. ... . ... 50.4 37.8 50.4 35.1 78.7 S8.3 48.3 33.3 45.4 37.2 17
# Excludes Missouri and Arkansas Ry. Co. Road not in operation. The 1949 figures include eight months' operations of the Missouri-Illinois R.R. Co. and Missouri Pacific R.R. Co. due to strike effective Sept. 9, 1949.
* 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.
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1949 0 850185




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