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

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7L 6 1 C- UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ''.
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SIbject to rev on 3126208854 1544 BURBAU OFTRANSPORT BONOMic3S AND STATISIncs Statement No.
_____ j~yV^-,MARCH 1953
MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN TiiTT~E

Compiled from 158 reports representing 167 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 1953 AND 1952

EASTERN DISTRICT
U.S. DEPICKTO Y UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM No.

___________________________________________________ 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month: g'
1-01. Number of steam locomotives ................. 3780 5045 1541 2058 261 363 1802 2 421 430 749 1546 1 875 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ....... ............ 7389 6731 3537 3 313 254 210 3791 3523 1014 845 2584 2 363 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. ................ .174 171 156 155 156 155 18 16 i
1-04. Number of other locomotives .... ................. .10 14 6 7 6 7 4 7 I
1-05. Total . ............................ 11353 11 961 5240 5 533 515 573 5 755 6106 1444 1594 4154 4 261 I_0
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ...... ............... 9 963 10 429 4654 4 848 424 467 5076 5 315 1289 1421 3596 3 693 -0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 482 405 133 134 51 32 184 166 84 65 214 174 1-07
1-O0. Number unserviceable. . . 908 1127 453 551 40 74 493 625 71 108 344 394 O
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . ...... 9070 11 814 2971 4 05b 741 917 3712 4 975 1178 1739 4180 5 10 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives.... . 6578 5359 2266 1782 257 188 2523 1 970 1287 1136 2768 2253 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives .................. 238 260 168 189 16 16 184 205 54 55 0
2-0 Number of other locomotives ... ............ 9 3 --9 3 2-09
2-05. Total . ... ... ............... 15895 17 436 5405 6029 1014 1121 6 419 7 150 2465 2 875 7011 7 411 2-O
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ................ 11781 13075 3959 4514 676 607 4635 5 321 2028 2 315 5118 5 441 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stoed ......... .................. 1668 1191 489 350 89 56 578 406 235 220 855 565 -07
2-08. Number unserviceable. .................... 2446 3170 957 1165 249 258 1206 1423 202 342 1038 1405 2-05
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month;
-01. Number of steam locomotives . ...... .. 1 907 2668 992 1282 78 116 1070 1 398 132 250 705 1020 3-01
02. Number of diesel-eleotrlo locomotives ....... .1714 1529 691 577 46 40 737 617 329 328 648 584 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives . .263 266 246 248 246 248 17 18 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . .. .
3-05. Total ...... .............. 3884 4463 1 929 2 107 124 156 2053 2 263 461 578 1370 1622 3-O6
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .......... ............ 2969 3406 1414 1580 92 111 1506 1691 373 458 1090 1 257 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 3322 323 156 156 18 24 174 180 57 42 91 101 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. ..... ..................... .593 734 359 371 14 21 373 392 31 78 189 264 38
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. ............................ 2411 2 391 2100 2072 5 6 2105 2078 161 159 145 154 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. .. ......................... ..172 203 126 156 1 127 156 5 7 40 40 4-02
4-03. Total ........ . . .. 2583 2 594 2226 2 226 6 6 2232 2 234 166 166 185 194 4-
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . .. 839465 742 126 310786 255 273 100591 93 455 411377 348728 121 772 104 353 306316 289 04 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 84127 83402 50667 47 944 3833 5127 54500 53071 6705 8639 22922 21 692 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 923592 825 528 361453 303 217 104424 98582 465877 401 799 128477 112 992 329236 310 737 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1020501 1108374 438454 490359 34012 36184 472466 526543 152003 159877 396032 421954 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . . 6733 8704 2646 3621 97 201 2743 3 622 1003 1053 2987 3829 5-0
5-06. Total. . . . 1027234 1117078 441100 493980 34109 36 385 475209 530 365 153006 160930 399019 425783 _0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1859966 1850500 749240 745632 134603 129639 883843 875271 273775 264230 702348 710999 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . ...... 90860 92106 53313 51 565 3930 5 328 57243 56893 7708 9692 25909 25 521 s-o
5-09. Total . . ..... 1950826 1942606 802553 797197 138533 134967 941086 932164 281483 273 922 728257 736520 _
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . . 1774812 1.771861 725164 728072 159061 157715 884225 885787 266061 261360 624526 624714
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable . . 31348 32467 15439 16124 911 917 16350 17041 3998 4139 11000 11287 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2803 3026 1896 2042 29 47 1925 2089 275 298 603 639 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 34151 35493 17335 18166 940 964 18275 19130 4273 4437 11603 11926 7-03
AVERAGES ____
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service . 8.0 9.4 8.6 10.0 7.8 12.9 8.6 10.2 4.9 6.8 8.3 9.2 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 15.4 18.2 17.7 19.3 24.6 23.0 18.8 19.9 8.2 11.9 14.8 19.0 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 15.3 16.4 18.6 17.6 11.3 13.5 18.2 17.3 6.7 13.5 13.8 16.3 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.7 7.8 5.7 7.0 16.7 5.7 7.0 3.0 4.2 21.6 20.6 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 9.1 10.1 14.0 15.8 3.7 5.2 11.7 13.2 5.2 7.6 7.0 7.0 10-01
10-02. Foreign cares. .. ......................... ...7 .8 .6 .7 .3 .6 .6 .7 .7 .7 .7 .9 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .... ................. .4.7 4.7 6.6 6.5 2.8 3.9 6.1 6.1 2.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 8.2 8.5 10.9 11.2 3-1 4.9 10.5 10.9 6.4 6.7 5.2 5.4 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 131.9 124.4 128.9 120.8 117.4 115.2 127.3 120.0 121.4 112.2 140.3 133.9 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 98.1 93.1 94.3 90.5 77.2 84.6 91.6 89.6 101.4 90.6 103.0 97.4 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 283.7 259.2 221.6 207.4 249.5 216.4 223.5 208.1 354.8 303.5 341.9 311.8 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 219.9 197.4 164.1 155.3 190.1 156.1 165.7 155.4 288.7 242.0 277.5 240.0 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. . . 95.8 91.8 92.4 88.4 126.6 125.1 92.5 88.5 100.3 97.8 139.4 129.3 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 89.4 85.0 87.0 82.5 126.6 125.1 87.2 82.6 97.2 93.7 109.2 104.1 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . 45.1 45.5 35.1 35.7 37.8 48.3 35.5 37.6 46.7 48.5 56.5 54.1 4-0
14-02. All freight cars.. . . 3.0 43.3 32.8 33.5 36.7 46.4 33.3 35.3 45.4 46.8 54.5 52.3 14-02
15 Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 879 926 676 723 965 1,266 719 801 935 978 1,063 1,065 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 109.9 109.6 110.7 109.5 87.1 85.6 106.4 105.2 105.8 104.8 116.6 117.9 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line. . 47.3 42.5 45.0 38.0 75.4 73.0 49.5 43.1 45.6 41.2 45.2 42.2 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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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 158 reports representing 167 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED WITH MARCH 1953 AND 1952

EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM No.

1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952 1953 1952
AGGREGATES *
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 3876 5257 1585 2160 269 369 1854 2529 441 779 1581 1949 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . .. 7374 6 671 3542 3278 251 202 3793 3480 1007 836 2 574 2355 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives . .176 173 158 156 158 156 18 17 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . 10 1 4 6 7 6 7 4 7 I-0
1-05. Total . . . 11436 12115 5291 5601 520 571 5811 6172 1448 1615 4177 4328 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 10009 10514 4704 4901 427 475 5131 5376 1296 1440 3582 3696 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 497 408 118 120 49 25 167 145 80 58 250 205 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable ... ..................... 930 1193 469 580 44 71 513 651 72 117 345 425 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: ,
2-01. Number of steam locomotives .......... ................. 9268 12181 3053 4178 751 918 3804 5096 1191 1825 4273 5260 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ....... ............ 6448 5212 2 227 1730 256 173 2483 1903 1244 1103 2 721 2206 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 240 257 170 185 16 16 186 201 54 56 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . ...... .9 3 9 3 9 3 2-04
2-05. Total . . . ... 15965 17 653 5450 6093 1023 1107 6473 7200 2 435 2 928 7057 7525 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . ... 11 978 13231 4055 4567 681 824 4736 5391 2048 2364 5194 5476 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . .1550 1195 419 368 103 43 522 411 194 207 834 577 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable . .... .... 2 437 3227 976 1158 239 240 1 215 1398 193 357 1029 1472 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month: 0
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 1978 2775 1018 1325 83 120 1101 1445 142 256 735 1072 3-01
-02. Number of diesel-eleotrio locomotives . .. 1 712 1527 690 569 46 41 736 610 329 330 647 587 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 265 270 248 252 248 252 17 18 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3-0
3-05. Total . .. . . .3955 4572 1956 2146 129 161 2085 2307 471 58 1 399 1677 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 3095 3510 1468 1627 98 116 1566 1743 384 469 1145 1298 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 299 298 151 135 15 23 166 158 54 43 79 97 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable . b 561 764 337 384 16 22 353 406 33 76 175 282 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable . . ... 2400 2398 2088 2076 6 6 2094 2082 160 158 146 158 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 175 197 130 152 130 152 6 8 39 37 4-02
4-03. Total ................................... 2 575 2595 2 218 2228 6 6 2 224 2234 166 166 185 195 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 839174 723 557 310 642 248 583 99713 92 542 410 355 341 125 120 928 99 994 307 891 282 438 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 84149 81830 51550 46 747 3978 4983 55528 51730 6580 8568 22 041 21532 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 923 323 805 387 362 192 295 330 103 691 97 525 465 883 392 85b 127 508 108 562 329 932 303 970 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . .. 1023890 1138 397 437331 511 524 32145 35517 469476 547041 152 861 164 280 401 553 427076 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable ........... ................... 6775 8439 2637 3329 116 186 2753 3515 1016 1079 3006 3 845 5-05
5-06. Total . ........................... .. 1 030 665 1146 836 439 968 514 853 32 261 35 703 472 229 550 556 153 877 165 359 404 559 430 921 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable. . . 1 863064 1861954 747973 760 107 131858 128059 879831 888 166 273 789 264274 709444 709 514 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 90 924 90269 54187 50076 4094 5169 58281 55 245 7 596 9647 25047 25 377 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . 1953988 1 952 223 802 160 810 183 135952 133228 938112 943411 281 385 273 921 734491 734 891 -09
6. Freight cares owned at close of month .. .. 1 772 341 1 768 898 724 913 726 656 158 524, 157 919 883 437 884 57 5 265 549 260 377 623 355 623 946
1. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 31432 32 603 15459 16 207 910 918 16369 17 125 4009 4152 11054 11326 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 821 3005 1 940 2047 30 46 1970 2093 270 283 581 629 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 34253 35 608 17399 18254 940 964 18 339 19218 4279 4435 11635 11955 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 8.1 9.8 8.9 10.4 8.5 12.4 8.8 10.5 5.0 7.2 8,3 9.8 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service ... ........ .. 15.3 18.3 17.9 19.0 23.4 21.7 18.8 19.4 7.9 12.2 14.6 19.6 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 14.2 16.7 17.2 17.9 12.4 13.7 16.9 17.6 7.0 12.9 12.5 16.8 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.8 7.6 5.9 6.8 5.8 6.8 3.6 4.8 21.1 19.0 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home oars . . . 9.1 10.2 14.2 15.8 3.8 5.1 11.9 13.2 5.2 7.9 6.7 7.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. .. ........... ....... .7 .7 .6 .6 .4 .5 .6 .6 .7 .7 .7 .9 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .... ................. .. 4.7 4.6 6.8 6.2 3.0 3.9 6.2 5.9 2.7 3.5 3.4 3.5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 8.2 8.4 11.2 11.2 3.2 4.8 10.7 10.9 6.3 6.4 5.0 5.3 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 130.6 125.4 126.3 122.0 117.1 119.6 125.0 121.6 122.2 113.7 138.9 134.2 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . . 98.0 94.0 94.0 91.4 77.9 89.0 91.4 91.0 102.8 91.8 102.3 97.7 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . 281.4 258.7 221.7 211.0 246.3 215.5 223.3 211.3 352.0 301.8 337.3 306.9 12-03
12-C4. All road passenger locomotives. . 220.2 198.6 166.4 159.9 187.1 155.2 167.7 159.6 287.0 240.7 276.0 237.5 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. . . ... 95.0 92.6 1.5 88.9 123.3 112.4 91.6 89.0 101.2 100.0 136.8 132.8 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 88.5 85.6 86.1 82.9 123.3 112.4 86.2 82.9 97.5 95.2 108.0 107.6 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight care . . 44.7 45.4 34.9 35.5 39.1 04 35.6 37.6 46.5 48.8 5.3 53.8 i4-01
14-02. All freight cars . . 42.6 43.3 32.6 33.3 37.9 48.5 33.4 35.4 45.2 47.1 53.4 51.9 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . . .868 928 670 719 999 1,346 718 807 931 997 1,036 1,056 15
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight oars owned .......... .. 110.2 110.4 110.7 111.5 85.8 84.4 106.2 106.7 106.0 105.2 117.8 117.8 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line. ............... 47.3 41.3 45.2 36.5 76.3 73.2 49.7 41.6 45.3 39.6 44.9 41.4 17

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 : 1953 0 200319


* 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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