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
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Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
DECEMBER 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 DECEMBER 1950 AND 1949


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT 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:f
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . 6 756 7 816 2 850 3 568 444 497 1104 1 207 2 358 2 544 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives .. 5687 4685 2839 2 254 132 110 641 497 2075 1 824 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. 180 175 15 157 22 18 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives .... .16 17 7 8 9 9 1-04
1-05. Total .... ..............12639 12 693 5 854 5 987 576 607 1 745 1704 4464 4 395 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... ... 10 964 10 464 5037 4 791 46 454 1 568 1 507 3 892 3 71 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored .... .354 785 122 397 12 67 37 60 183 261 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable .. ................... 1. 321 1 444 b95 799 97 86 140 137 389 422 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . 15 102 16 936 5277 6106 1 054 1 121 2 428 2707 6 343 7 002 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 3 569 2 380 1167 798 103 47 793 491 1 506 1 044 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. 258 269 189 191 16 32 53 46 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives ....... 3 3 3 3 2-0
2-05. Total ............... 18952 19588 6633 7095 1173 1 200 3221 3 198 7905 8095 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... ... 14596 14128 5086 4 869 870 852 2 590 2 511 6048 5 896 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored ... 745 1523 183 533 27 88 56 187 479 715 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable . 3591 3 937 1362 1693 276 260 575 500 1 378 1 484 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . 3502 4098 1605 1 872 168 183 432 530 1297 1 513 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 1248 990 440 342 24 18 296 239 488 391 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives ... .281 291 259 269 22 22 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives . 3 3 3-04
3-05. Total . .. 5031 5 382 2304 2 483 192 204 728 769 1 807 1 926 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .. 4067 4 241 1 849 1 925 156 158 580 620 1 482 1 538 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . 165 229 64 94 4 11 24 37 73 87 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . 799 912 391 464 32 35 124 112 252 301 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . 22449 2 365 2115 2013 6 4 156 159 172 189 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable .... .191 196 133 124 2 11 9 47 61 4-02
4-03. Total .................................. 2 640 2561 2 246 2137 6 6 167 168 219 250 4-03
5. Freight oars on line at close of month:
Home oars,
5-01. Number serviceable .. . 607 597 839207 203825 294 401 73 833 102 482 83 436 121 838 246 503 320 486 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable .. ................ 82 186 130 296 50 855 86 381 5 345 8 504 8608 12 806 17 378 22 605 5-02
5-03. Total. ....... ................ 689 783 969 503 254 080 380782 79178 110 986 92 044 134 644 263 881 343 091 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-o4. Number serviceable .. .......... .. 1220 526 957 312 586 670 424 710 35218 28 342 168647 133 380 429993 370 880 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable ............ 9564 6825 4093 2 226 207 150 1195 970 4069 3479 5-05
5-06. Total. . 1230092 964137 590763 426936 35425 28492 169842 134 350 434062 374 359 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . 1828 125 1 796519 790 495 719 111 109 051 130 824 252 083 255 218 676 496 691 366 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . 91 750 137 121 54 946 88607 5 552 8 654 9803 13 776 21 447 26 084 5-08
5-09. Totl. ................................... 1919875 1933 640 845 443 807 718 114 603 139478 261 886 268 994 697 943 717 450 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... .................... 1727 773 1761036 712 945 725 306 155 488 165 132 254 929 262 959 604 411 607 639 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable ..o 34375 34991 17191 17 876 984 1014 4 324 4 313 11876 11788 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable . ... 2453 2 281 1656 1 510 33 30 223 232 539 509 7-02
7-03. Total ............................ 36 828 37 272 18 849 19 366 1017 1 044 4 547 4 54 5 12 415 12 297 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service .. 10.5 11.4 11.9 13.3 16.8 14.2 8.0 8.0 8.7 9.6 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. 19.0 20.1 20.5 23.9 23.5 21.7 17.9 15.6 17.4 18.3 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 15.9 16.9 17.0 18.7 16.7 17.2 17.0 14.6 13.9 15.6 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.2 7.7 5.9 5.8 33.3 6.6 5.4 21.5 24.4 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home oars . 11.9 13.4 20.0 22.7 6.8 7.7 9.4 9.5 6.6 6.6 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars . 8 .7 .7 .5 .6 .5 .7 .7 .9 .9 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . 4.8 7.1 6.5 11.0 4.8 6.2 3.7 5.1 3.1 3.6 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. 6,7 6.1 8.8 7.8 3.2 2.9 .9 5.1 4.3 4.1 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. 118.3 112.4 115.0 109.4 113.4 94.4 107.6 105.7 126.1 120.3 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . 91.2 80.1 88.0 73.9 83.9 67.8 86.1 80.6 97.1 87.1 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. 251.7 241.0 210.1 204.6 210.7 209.7 265.5 251.4 301.8 284.6 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. 199.6 183.6 165.7 153.4 162.6 152.3 209.6 190.6 242.3 222.6 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars .. . 94.2 104.0 90.9 99.8 61.9 67.4 103.1 108.9 126.2 145.8 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . 87.9 95.6 86.3 93.5 61.9 44.9 97.5 103.1 96.2 109.8 13-02
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. .... ................... ... 44.4 41.2 33.0 33.4 50.2 38.3 48.9 44.9 54.8 48.5 14-01
14-02. All freight cars. ...... ....................... ... 42.3 38.3 30.7 29.9 47.7 35.8 47.1 42.5 53.2 46.8 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. ................... ... 915 752 687 594 1,339 886 1,014 826 1,078 878 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned .. .......... .. 111.1 109.8 118.6 111.4 73.7 84.5 102.7 102.3 115.5 118.1 16
17. Percent home care of total freight cars on line. 35.9 50.1 :i0.l 47.1 69.1 79.6 35.1 50.1 37.8 47.8 17
SReturns 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.







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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT CONOMIS AND TrATIRS


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 TWELVE MONTHS ENDED WITH DECEMBaR 1950 AND 1949


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
ITEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT PCHNAREI 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 .. 7079 8528 3071 4015 432 519 1137 1254 2439 2740 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives .. 5209 4239 2557 2009 132 63 568 465 1952 1702 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives .175 173 157 157 18 16i 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . 16 16 7 8 -0
1-05. Total . 12479 12956 5792 6189 564 582 1705 1719 4418 4466 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) 10 601 10 769 4851 4 985 446 466 1506 1509 3 798 3809 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . 537 875 239 497 46 58 54 74 198 246 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . 1 341 1312 702 707 72 58 145 136 422 411 1-OS
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month; :
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . 15859 17 906 5653 6511 1050 1129 2572 2944 6584 7322 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 2 977 2007 963 677 75 27 652 443 1 287 860 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. 277 285 202 204 24 32 51 49 2-04
2-04. Number of other locomotives.. 3 3 2-0
2-05. Total . ..... 19116 20 201 6 818 7 392 1149 1188 3 224 33687 7925 8234 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .... 14109 14553 4 967 5117 819 830 2503 2543 5820 6063 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . .. 1191 2071 329 820 84 154 147 327 631 770 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. .. 3 3816 3577 1 522 1455 246 204 574 517 1474 1401 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month: i
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . 3 724 4354 1711 1939 157 195 480 605 1376 1615 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 1139 909 391 303 22 14 271 236 455 356 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. 270 283 250 262 20 21 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives ..3 3 3 3 3-0
3-05. Total... . 5..136 5549 2352 2504 182 212 75 841 1 851 1992 3-0
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored)... 3910 4301 1759 1916 128 164 586 652 1437 1569 3-09
3-07. Number serviceable stored . 285 343 118 136 22 16 38 69 107 122 3-07
3-09. Number unserviceable. .. .. 941 905 475 452 32 32 127 120 307 301 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable . ... 2401 2394 2053 2034 5 4 158 160 185 196 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable.. . 191 196 120 128 1 2 9 8 61 58 4-02
4-03. Total .... ............................ 2 592 2590 2 173 2162 6 6 167 166 246 254 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable ... ............... 674645 865 551 230 976 340064 79524 105750 91823 116 00 272 322 30372; 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . 110 201 109 249 71 243 68 459 7047 7583 10742 10251 21 169 22956 5-02
5-03. Total. . 7784 846 974 800 302 219 408 523 86 571 113333 102565 126259 293491 3266865 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-o4. Number serviceable . 1 127983 967 696 516357 412 912 37701 31267 151437 135411 422488 388 106 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . 8607 7237 3214 2393 178 208 1040 955 4167 3681 5-05
5-06. Total. . 1 136590 974 933 519571 415 305 37879 31475 152485 136 366 426655 391787 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . .1 802 628 1 633 247 747 333 752 976 117 225 137 017 243 260 251 419 694 810 691 835 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . 118806 116486 74457 70 852 7225 7791 11790 11206 25336 26637 5-08
5-09. Total. . 1 921436 1 949 733 821 790 823 828 124450 144 808 255050 262625 720146 718472 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . 1 737829 1 775 85b 715369 742256 159651 167006 258741 262437 604068 604159
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . 34 213 34 836 17 206 17 708 1017 1053 4 265 4216 11725 11 859 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . 2 862 2597 1 908 1747 36 27 2869 261 629 562 7-02
7-03. Total . 37075 37433 19114 19455 1053 1080 4554 4477 12354 12421 7-03
AVERAGES _________ _________ ________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 10.7 10.1 12.1 11.4 12.8 10.0 8.5 7.9 9.6 9.2 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. 20.0 17.7 22.3 19.7 21.4 17.2 17.8 15.3 18.6 17.0 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 18 3 16.3 20.2 16.1 17.6 15.1 16.9 14.3 16.6 15.1 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.4 7.6 5.5 5.9 16.7 33.3 5.4 4.8 24.8 22.8 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars.. ........................... 14.0 11.2 23.6 16.8 8.1 6.7 10.5 8.1 7.2 7.0 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars ...................... .8 .7 .6 .6 .5 .7 .7 .7 1.0 .9 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ................. 6.2 6.0 9.1 8.6 5.8 5.4 4.6 4.3 3.5 3.7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 7.7 6.9 10.0 9.0 3.4 2.5 6.3 5.8 5.1 4.5 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives 119.4 112.5 114.2 105.7 109.6 100.3 106.6 102.2 130.7 124.2 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . 88.1 81.1 83.2 73.2 78.1 70.1 82.7 76.8 96.0 91.5 12-02
12-0. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. 237.2 228.5 199.2 199.2 198.9 193.5 232.7 221.4 288.9 270.8 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. 180.5 177.1 149.0 152.4 139.9 149.7 181.6 171.7 224.3 213.3 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. . 100.8 107.0 96.5 101.5 117.0 143.4 106.1 115.1 143.8 157.5 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . 93.4 98.9 91.1 95.5 97.5 95.6 100.4 109.6 108.1 121.5 13-02
14. Car-miles Der freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight care. . 45.2 41.9 34.7 32.8 46.7 35.8 48.1 43.4 55.3 52.4 14-01
14-02. All freight cares . 42.5 39.4 31.6 30.0 44.0 33.9 45.8 41.5 53.4 50.4 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . 888 788 687 613 1,182 882 963 824 1,039 957 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned 110.6 109.8 114.9 111.0 78.0 86.7 98.6 100.1 119.2 118.9 16
17. Percent home oars of total freight oars on line. 40.8 50.0 36.8 49.6 69.6 78.3 40.2 48.1 40.8 45.5 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.


U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1951 0 900185


SCumulative 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.