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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA L ..

3II I262 I I 9 IINTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION /
3 1262 08854 1197 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
JUNE-1950


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 159 reports representing 168 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 1950 AND 1949


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,-E UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNAREINSU ENRGO WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
_____________________________________________________ 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:i
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 6 919 8612 2 963 4 059 392 525 1135 1 276 2 429 2 752 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 5165 4 217 2530 2015 142 52 557 457 1 936 1693 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 176 174 160 157 16 17 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . 16 16 7 8 9 8 1-0
1-05. Total . ... .... ............... 12276 13 019 5660 6239 534 577 1692 1733 4390 4470 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .... ............... .. 10568 10 880 4 831 5063 460 487 1479 1516 3798 3 814 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 482 908 209 513 33 46 49 87 191 262 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 1226 1 231 620 663 41 44 164 130 401 5394 1-09
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 15 690 17 918 5 630 6497 1003 1095 2571 2 970 6486 7 356 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . ... .2 96 6 2 025 952 680 62 20 086 477 1 266 848 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 283 286 202 206 32 32 49 48 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . 3... 2 3 2 2-04
2-05. Total . . . .. .18942 20231 6784 7 383 1097 1147 3257 3 447 7804 8254 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 14202 14 559 5092 5 161 794 842 2 503 2482 5 813 6074 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . .. 1134 2 369 270 835 85 126 180 466 599 942 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 33606 3 303 1422 1 387 218 179 574 499 1392 1238 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:0
3-01. Number of steam locomotives ................. .3735 4 379 1710 1 939 151 190 489 619 1385 1631 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .... .1142 919 390 304 22 12 280 245 450 358 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 272 282 251 261 21 21 3-03
3-0. Number of other locomotives . . 3 3 3 3 3-0
3-05. Total . . . ...... 5152 5583 2351 2504 176 205 769 864 1856 2010 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . .... .4026 4 349 1846 1 950 126 166 590 644 1464 1 589 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 252 412 72 148 23 14 47 95 110 155 3-07
3-09. Number unserviceable. . . 874 822 433 406 27 25 132 .125 282 266 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 406 2 404 2051 2 038 5 5 162 161 188 200 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable . . ... .174 194 106 130 1 3 5 7 62 54 4-02
4-03. Total .................................... 2 580 2 598 2 157 2 168 6 8 167 168 250 254 4-03
5. Freight oars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . .... 639 929 907 329 215 300 358 481 71 310 110 113 83 605 120 281 269 714 318 454 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 111 701 109 250 73 289 68418 6401 7986 10 430 9 228 21 581 23 618 5-02
5-03. Total . . . 7510630 1016579 288589 426899 77711 118099 94035 129509 291295 342072 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1137144 927 054 531 760 392 343 41 362 31 139 145 303 117553 418719 386019 5-04
5-04. Number unserviceable . . 7 766 6 500 2 982 2 291 176 167 858 918 3750 3 124 5-05
5-05. Total . . . 1144 910 933 554 534742 394634 41538 31 306 146161 118471 422469 389 143 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . .. 1777 07 3 1834 383 747 060 750 824 112672 141 252 228 908 237 834 688 433 704 473 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . ... 119467 115 750 76271 70 709 6577 8153 11 288 10146 25 331 26 742 5-08
5-09. Tot al. .u ..................... .. 1896540 1950133 823331 821533 119249 149405 240196 247980 713764 731215b -09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ........... . 1735229 1782012 713636 744 894 159 876 167785 259526 265 915 602191 603 418
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. .. . . 34474 35 001 17433 17615 1052 1069 4224 4165 11765 11952 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 593 2 603 1 692 1757 32 26 288 275 581 545 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37067 37604 19125 19572 1084 1095 4512 4440 12 346 12497 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 10.0 9.5 11.0 10.6 7.7 7.6 9.7 7.5 9.1 8.8 8-01
6-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 19.0 16.3 21.0 18.8 19.9 15.6 17.6 14.5 17.8 15.0 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 17.0 14.7 18.4 16.2 15.3 12.2 17.2 14.5 15.2 13.2 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.7 7.5 4.9 6.0 16.7 37.5 3.0 4.2 24.8 21.3 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home oars . . . 14.9 10.7 25.4 16.0 8.2 6.8 11.1 7.1 7.4 6.9 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. .......... ......................... .7 .7 .6 .6 .4 .5 .6 .8 .9 .8 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .......... ................. 6.3 5.9 9.3 8.6 5.5 5.5 4.7 4.1 3.5 3.7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. .. 7.0 6.9 8.8 9.0 3.0 2.4 6.4 6.2 4.7 4.4 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 120.5 112.7 115.3 104.8 113.2 101.2 104.8 97.7 133.1 127.8 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 89.1 81.8 85.5 74.5 81.7 76.4 81.0 73.1 96.6 92.6 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 238.7 229.2 202.6 199.6 203.6 186.8 227.3 208.4 291.3 279.0 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 183.1 178.5 154.9 154.6 143.8 153.4 175.3 160.1 225.5 218.8 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. . . 103.7 112.4 99.7 107.0 106.8 123.0 105.9 118.6 145.9 161.6 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 96.3 104.4 94.5 101.0 106.8 76.9 101.4 113.0 108.1 128.5 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . 46.8 43.2 36.0 33.5 48.8 38.8 50.0 44.8 57.2 54.2 14-01
14-02. All freight cars. . . 43.8 40.7 32.6 30.8 46.0 36.8 47.5 42.9 55.1 52.1 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight oar-day. . . 907 821 710 635 1,270 968 985 829 1,046 1,000 15
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight oars owned . 109.3 109.4 115.4 110.3 74.6 89.0 92.6 93.3 118.5 121.2 16
17. Percent home ears of total freight cars on line. . 39.6 52.1 35.1 52.0 65.2 79.0 39.1 52.2 40.8 46.8 17

0 Returns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, i.e. any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month.







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


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 159 reports representing 168 steam railways
(CLASS 1 SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE 1950 AND 1949


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNAREIN SU ENRGO WESTERN DISTRICT
ITE POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.

1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 1950 1949 ______
AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 7 3359 8954 3 239 4260 457 536 1163 1306 2 4 8 0 2 852 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 4 946 3982 2400 1860 129 44 530 447 1 887 1631 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 175 173 158 158 17 15b 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . .. .16 16 7 8 9 8 1-04
1-0:5. Total . ........................... 12476 13 125 5 804 6286 586 580 1 693 1753 4 393 4506 1-05
1-0. Number serviceable (not stored) ........... 10 395 11 184 4 765 5 253 444 499 1499 1567 3 687 3 865 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 688 704 308 379 70 39 52 54 258 232 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 1 393 1237 731 654 72 42 142 132 448 409 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 16 365 18251 5 885 6699 1087 1119 2649 2986 6744 7445 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 2 703 1817 874 613 63 17 590 411 1176 776 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 285 286 204 205 32 32 49 51 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . 3.. 2 3 2 2-04
2-05. Total . ............................ 19 356 20 358 6963 7517 1182 1168 3 239 3399 7972 8274 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .... ............... 13787 15 123 4 888 5 463 807 891 2 516 2649 5 576 6 120 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1 581 1918 431 738 125 96 170 267 855 817 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3 988 3317 1 644 1316 250 181 553 483 1541 1337 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 3 3883 4508 1 7 8 1 1981 165 208 505 652 1432 1667 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 1079 856 361 2a0 20 13 268 232 430 331 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 272 283 252 262 20 21 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives . ... 3 3 3 3 3-04
3-05. Total . . . 5 ..237 5650 2 394 2523 188 224 773 884 1882 2019 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 3 897 4449 1740 1959 124 177 606 713 1427 1600 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 372 326 167 123 27 19 43 53 135 131 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. .... ..................... ..968 875 487 441 37 28 124 118 320 288 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 373 2416 2021 2046 5 5 160 161 187 202 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 195 190 122 126 1 3 8 7 64 54 4-02
"-03. Total ..... . . .. 2 568 2606 2 143 2174 6 8 168 168 251 256 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 743345 885 817 258 325 355 701 86 971 106 210 103 561 114603 294488 309 303 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 124193 93940 80457 57083 8167 6025 12089 8369 23480 22463 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 867 538 979 757 5336782 412 784 95 138 112 235 115 650 122 972 317968 331766 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1 036698 962794 466 291 420355 36123 31482 1453 968 135624 390 216 375333 5-o4
5-05. Number unserviceable . ....... 8 551 7374 3047 2525 167 212 1142 983 4195 3654 5-0
5-06. Total...... . . 1 045 249 970 168 469438 422 880 36 290 31 694 145 110 136607 394411 378 987 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 780 043 1 848 611 724716 776056 123094 137 692 247 529 250227 684 704 684636 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 132744 101 314 83 504 59606 8 334 6237 13 231 9 352 27 675 26117 5-08
5-09. Total . . . ... 1 912 787 1 949 925 808 220 835 664 131428 143 929 260 760 259579 712 379 710 753 -09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . ... 1 746 399 1 776 592 718770 747 245 162 239 167 688 260 790 260472 604600 601 187
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 343071 34 856 17 306 178673 1025 1066 4 273 4203 11703 11914 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 873 2629 1 922 1776 30 27 291 259 630 567 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 37180 37485 19228 19449 1055 1093 4564 4462 12 333 12481 7-03
AVERAGES ___ ________ ________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
6-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 11.2 9.4 12.6 10.4 12.3 7.2 8.4 7.5 10.2 9.1 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 20.6 16.3 23.6 17.5 21.2 15.5 17.1 14.2 19.3 16.2 8-02
6-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 18.5 15.5 20.3 17.5 19.7 12.5 16.0 13.3 17.0 14.3 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.6 7.3 5.7 5.8 16.7 37.5 4.8 4.2 25.5 21.1 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 14.3 9.6 23.7 13.8 8.6 5.4 10.5 6.8 7.4 6.8 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. .......... .............. .. ... .8 .8 .6 .6 .5 .7 .8 .7 1.1 1.0 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ..... ................. .6.9 5.2 10.3 7.1 6.3 4.3 5.1 3.6 3.9 3.7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. .. 7.7 7.0 10.0 9.1 2.8 2.5 6.4 5.8 5.1 4.5 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 116.1 112.8 110.8 106.2 105.7 105.8 105.6 104.8 126.9 123.0 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 82.7 83.8 77.8 77.2 72.1 80.7 82.1 81.6 88.7 91.0 12-02
12-04. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 230.3 226.3 193.3 200.0 196.2 188.7 223.8 215.5 281.2 267.4 12-03
12-0. All road passenger locomotives. . .. 171.4 178.2. 140.5 155.3 129.4 149.1 175.5 173.8 213.2 211.9 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars .. . . 101.8 107.5 97.1 101.9 118.1 132.4 106.2 117.4 1.48.1 156.1 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 94.1 99.7 91.6 96.0 98.4 82.8 101.1 112.5 110.4 123.2 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . 43.3 42.6 34.3 33.8 41.5 41.9 46.5 45.8 51.9 51.7 14-01
14-02. All freight cars . . ... 403 40.4 30.7 31.3 38.9 40.1 44.1 44.2 49.9 49.8 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day... . . 8i4 825 644 654 1,029 1,070 900 872 936 959 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 109.5 109.8 112.4 111.8 81.0 85.8 100.0 99.7 117.8 118.2 16
17. Percent home oars of total freight oars on line. . 45.4 50.2 41.9 49.4 72.4 78.0 44.4 47. 4 44.6 46.7 17

0 Returns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives; i.e. any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month.
* Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of unite of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period. S PE
The averages are computed for each railway separately and then totaled, u.s. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1950 O-900185




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