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

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)TIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES


Compiled from 156 reports representing 164 team railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 1955 AND 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT -
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REON WESTERN DISTRICT
ITM POCAHONTAS REGION V ITEM No.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 19,5 1S- 1955 / 1954
AGGREGATES '
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month: "
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 2157 2 836 906 1163 183 220 1089 1 383 186 263 882 1 190 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 7 983 7722 3754 3680 282 260 4036 3940 1005 995 2 942 2787 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives . .112 123 104 113 104 113 8 10 1-04
1-0N. Number of other locomotives . .. 9 10 3 5 35 5 6 5 1-0
1-05. Total . ............................ .. 10261 10691 4767 4961 465 480 5232 5441 1191 1258 3838 3 992 1-02
1-0s. Number serviceable (not stored) ........ ................ 8786 9110 4094 4230 391 388 4485 4618 1093 1156 3208 3336 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 696 798 374 362 33 62 407 424 17 42 272 332 1-07
1-08. Number unserrviceable . . .. 779 783 299 369 41 30 340 399 81 60 358 324 1-o0
2. Looomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 77
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 5 200 7 104 1762 2 301 588 654 2350 2 955 679 843 2171 3 306 2-01o
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 7918 7 328 2518 2500 359 317 2 877 2 817 1.482 1379 3559 3132 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives . .242 253 172 181 16 16 188 197 54 56 2-04
2-04. Number of other locomotives . .. .27 11 1 1 26 11 2-0
2-02. Total . ............................... 13387 14 696 4452 4982 964 987 5 416 5 969 2161 2 222 5 810 6 505 2-0
20. Number seorviceable (not stored) ........ ............... 9786 10439 3195 3456 626 633 3 621 4 089 1808 1885 4157 4 465 -
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1 586 2 171 437 694 98 152 535 846 128 155b 923 1 170 2-07
2-08. Number unserroviceable . . .... 2015 2 086 820 832 240 202 1060 1 034 225 182 730 870 2-08
3. Looomotives assigned to toad passenger service at close of month:.
-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 872 1 312 504 674 62 68 566 742 17 57 289 513 -01
-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . 1 990 1 899 815 768 44 52 859 820 365 393 766 686 -02
3-0. Number of electri looomotive.. . 214 237 197 219 197 219 17 18 30
S-04. Number of other locomotives . . 1 23-0o
O. Total. .. ............. ... ............... .3076 3448 1516 1661 106 120 1 622 1781 382 450 1072 1 217 -0
-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... .. 2437 2714 1 122 1 257 86 91 1 208 1 34B 364 419 86 5 947 -0
-07. Number servlceable stored . . 185 356 98 186 3 14 101 200 5 14 79 142 07
-08. Number unserviceable. . . 454 378 296 218 17 15 313 233 13 17 128 128 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at olose of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 413 2 358 2116 2 054 4 5 2120 2 059 156 158 137 141 4-01
4-02. Number unservicerloable. . . 178 200 156 163 2 1 158 164 4 7 16 29 4-02
U-03. Total .................................... 2 591 2 558 2 272 2 217 6 6 2278 2 223 160 165 153 170 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home oars,
5-01. Number serviceable ... . .... .. 865 888 957 358 313 992 348 541 96219 110 642 410 211 459 183 126215 146253 329462 351 922 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . .....114272 89972 75 876 54606 5472 4 976 81 348 59582 8739 7241 24185 23149 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 980160 1047 330 389 868 403 147 101 691 115 618 491559 518765 134954 153 494 353 647 375 071 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable. .... .................... 947880 901229 403270 386024 40914 27614 444184 413638 130590 127179 373106 360412 5-04
5-05. Nuber unserviceable ....... .... ................... 7835 5708 2821 2083 67 117 2 888 2200 1469 965 3478 2543 5-0
5-06. Total . .......................... .. 955 715 906937 406091 388107 40 981 27731 447072 415 838 132 059 128144 376 584 362 955 5-02
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . ........ ... 1813768 1858587 717262 734565 137133 138256 854395 872821 256805 273432 702568 712 334 -07
5-08. Number unserviceable ........................... 122107 95680 78697 56689 5539 5093 84236 61782 10208 8206 27663 25692 ;o8
5-09. Total .. ........................... 1935875 1954267 795959 791254 142672 143349 9386131 934603 267013 281638 730231 738026 1-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... ................. .. 1728006 1774737 688022 719195 158022 161311 846044 880506 254956 261166 627006 633 065
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviooable. .... ......................... 29932 30820 14564 15154 856 875 15420 16029 3666 3878 10846 10913 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. ..................... 2 458 2 476 1690 1652 26 23 1716 1675 196 182 546 619 7-02
7-03. Total . ... ............................ 32390 33 296 16254 16 806 882 898 17136 17704 3862 4060 11392 11532 7-03
AVERAGES ---- ---- -----
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching seervioe . 7.6 7.3 6. 7.4 8.8 6.3 6.5 7.3 6.8 4.8 9.3 8.1 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service . 15.1 14.2 18.4 :16.7 24.9 20.5 19.6 17.3 10.4 8.2 12.6 13.4 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service ... 14.8 11.0 19.5 13.1 16.0 12.5 19.3 13.1 3.4 3.8 11.9 10.5 6-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.9 7.8 6.9 7.4 33.3 16.7 6.9 7.4 2.5 4.2 10.5 17.1 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Hoae oare . . . 11.7 8.6 19.5 13.5 5.4 4.3 16.5 11.5 6.5 4.7 6.8 6.2 10-01
10-02. Foreign carse. . . . 8 .6 .7 .5 .2 .4 .6 .5 1.1 .8 .9 .7 10-02
10-03. All car (home and foreign) ......... ................. 63 4.9 9.9 7.2 3.9 3.6 9.0 6.6 3.8 2.9 3.8 3.5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total rallwy-owned passenger-train oar. 7.6 7.4 10.4 9.8 2.9 2.6 10.0 9.5 5.1 4.5 4.8 5.4 11
12. Miles per looomotive-day:
12-01. Servioeable road freight locomotives . 148.0 133.2 149.6 131.6 137.7 117.2 147.7 129.4 120.1 115.8 160.7 144.0 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . . 107.9 95.8 106.7 93.0 90.0 76.0 103.7 90.2 100.6 98.5 114.6 100.1 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . 312.0 294.0 253.1 231.8 261.5 252.3 253.9 233.1 312.3 295.2 392.5 379.1 12-03
12-04. All road passenger looomotives . . 248.4 234.2 189.4 177.6 208.2 195.5 190.6 178.8 297.4 271.0 316.5 300.'/ 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Bervloable motorcars .. . . 92.1 94.2 91.1 91.7 148.8 117.5 91.2 91.8 83.5 87.8 115.6 136.2 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 86.1 86.9 85.2 85.0 99.2 97.9 85.3 85.0 81.4 84.1 103.5 113.8 13-02
14. Oar-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. BServioeable freight care. . . 44.7 42.2 34.9 33.2 41.1 35.0 35.9 33.5 48.6 44.4 53.9 52.1 14-01
14-02. All freight oare . . 41.9 40.1 31.5 30.9 39.5 33.9 32.7 31.3 46.7 43.1 51.9 50.3 14-02
15. Net ton-amiles per freight oar-day . . .850 784 635 593 1,075 872 702 634 951 848 1,001 949 1
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight oars owned .......... 112.0 110.1 115.7 110.0 90.3 88.9 110.9 106.1 104.7 107.8 116.5 116.6 16
17. Percent home oars of total freight oars on line. ............ 50.6 53.6 49.0 51.0 71.3 80.7 52.4 55.5 50.5 54.5 48.4 50.8 17


at the close of each month .


Stateme No. U-24, (OS-F)
FEBRUARY 1955


# Excludes returns of the Atlanta and Vest Point R. R.; the Cllnchfleld R. R. and the Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
SReturne for diesel eleotrlo and electric looomotlves represent the number of locomotives, I.e., any corblnatlon of locomotive units operated under a single control


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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 156 reports representing 164 steam railways I
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR TWO MONTHS ENDED WITH FEBRUARY 1955 AND 1954


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
iTE POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM N.
____________________________________________________ 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. Locoomotives assigned to yard evitching eerviloe at close of aonth:4
1-01. Number of steam looootive . . 2.172 2865 907 1167 183 221 1090 1388 185 264 897 1213 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric looomotlves . 7976 7719 3760 3676 282 256 4042 3932 1000 992 2 934 2795 1-02
mbr of letrlo looot . . 111 127 103 114 103 114 8 13 1-0
1 N mber of other locootlves . . 9 10 3 5 3 5- 6 5 1
1 Tot . ............. 10268 10721 4773 4962 465 477 5238 5439 1185 1256 3845 4026 1-05
I-0. Number serviceable (not stored) ........ ............... 8811 9162 4103 4244 388 391 4491 4635 1096 1159 3224 3368 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 710 773 379 351 34 57 413 408 16 40 281 325 1-07
1-08. Number unservicoeable . .......747 786 291 367 43 29 334 396 73 57 340 333 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 5 246 7 186 1776 2 322 591 659 2 367 2 981 685 857 2 194 3 348 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electroic locoaotlves . 7879 7301 2 515 2496 355 320 2870 2816 1473 1367 3536 3118 2-02
2-03. Number of electric looomotlve. .. ................ ..246 244 176 174 16 16 192 190 54 54 2-0
2-04. Number of other looootives .... ................. .. 27 11 1 1 26 11 2-0
2-01. Total . ............................ 13 398 14 742 4467 4992 963 995 5430 5987 2158 2224 5810 6531 2-0
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... .. 9771 10611 3187 3530 629 644 3816 4174 1805 1894 4150 4543 2-02
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1643 2084 491 677 96 151 587 828 130 140 926 1116 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable ................ 1984 2047 789 785 238 200 1027 985 223 190 734 87 2 2-08
3. Looomotives assigned to road passenger serve at olose of onth:9
-01. Number of steam looomotives . . 900 1330 504 672 62 68 566 740 17 61 317 529 -01
-02. Number of diesel-eloectroic locomotives . 2005 1913 822 780 47 63 869 833 377 392 759 68 -02
5-03. Number of electric locomotives.. . 212 242 195 224 195 224 -7 1 a -0
N-04.Number of other locomotives .... ...........................-......
-05. Total .3117 3485 1521 1676 109 121 1630 1797 394 453 1 093 1235
-0. br r ab (no tord ............... 2481 2779 1138 1288 86 93 1224 1381 375 418 882 980
-07. Number servtoeable stored . . 185 336 99 180 3 12 102 192 5 16 78 128 -07
1-08. Number unserviceable . . .... 451 370 284 208 20 16 304 224 14 19 133 127 3-08
4. Motorcars oned at 1oloe of moath:
4-01. Number servloaeable . . .. 2420 2364 2121 2057 4 5 2125 2062 157 158 138 144 4-01
4-02. Number unservioeable . . 168 196 147 162 2 1 149 163 4 7 15 26 4-02
4-03. Total ....... . .... 2 588 2560 2268 2219 6 6 2274 2225 161 165 153 170 4-03
5. freight oare on line at close of month :
Home cars,
5-01 umber servieable ........................ .. 885 671 956139 321640 350965 97916 107442 419 556 458407 128062 142946 338053 354786 5-01
-02. Number unservloeable . . .. 113 557 88353 75 588 54028 5499 4475 81087 58 503 8427 6997 24043 22 853 -02
5-03. Total . . . ... 999228 1044492 397228 404993 103415 111917 500643 516910 136489 149943 362096 377 6 3 9 5-03
Foreign cars.
P -a4. Nmbr ervloeabl. ....................... 926752 897754 392143 389628 38750 27542 430 893 417170 126 900 125 782 368959 354 802 -04
Nu5-0 mber unserviceable ....................... 77314 5987 2621 2103 82 216 2703 2319 1412 969 3199 2699
5-06 Total. .. . ..... 934066 903 741 394764 391 731 38 832 27 758 433 596 419489 128 312 126 751 372 158 357 501 1-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5g07 Number serviceable. .. ........ ... 1812423 1853893 713783 740593 13666 134984 850 449 875577 254962 268728 707012 709588 5-07
SNumber unserviceable .... . .....120 871 94 340 78 209 56 131 5581 4691 83 790 60 822 9839 7966 27242 25 552
Total............... . . 1... 933294 1 948233 791 992 796 724 142 247 139 675 934 239 936399 264 801 276694 734254 735 140 09
6. rrelght ars owned atcloseof month . 1729632 1775 824 689042 720618 158199 161342 847241 881960 255171 261250 627220 632614 4
7. Passenger-traln cars owned at close of month:
7 -0. Number serviceable .......... ................... 29980 30908 14563 15156 857 876 15420 16032 3689 3888 10871 10988 -01
7-02. hNumber unserviceable. . ..................... 2 418 2472 1683 1697 25 22 1708 1719 185 173 525 580 7-02
7-03. Total . . . .32 398 33 380 16 246 16 853 882 898 17128 17 751 3 874 4061 11 396 11568 7-03
AVERAGES----------------------
8. Percent unservticeable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. LocomoOtlves assigned to yard switching s ervloe.... ..... ... 7.3 7.3 6.1 7.4 9.2 6.1 6.4 7.3 6.2 4.5 8.8 8.3 -01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service .. 14.8 13.9 17.7 15.7 24.7 20.1 18.9 16.5 10.3 8.5 12.6 13.4 8-02
8-03. Looomotives assigned to road passenger service .. 14.5 10.6 18.7 12.4 18.3 13.2 18.7 12.5 3.6 4.2 12.2 10.3 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.5 7.7 6.5 7.3 33.3 16.7 6.6 7.3 2.5 4.2 9.8 15.3 9
10. Percent unervioeable of freight oars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home oars . . . 11.4 8.5 19.0 13.3 5.3 4.0 16.2 11.3 6.2 4.7 6.6 6.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign oars. ........... ......................... .8 .7 .7 .5 .2 .8 .6 .6 1.1 .8 .9 .8 10-02
10-03. All oars (home and forl) ................. 6.3 4.8 9.9 7.0 3.9 3.4 9.0 6.5 3.7 2.9 .7 3.5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train care. .. 7.5 7.4 10.4 10.1 2.8 2.4 10.0 9.7 4.8 4.3 46 5.0 11
12. Miles per looosotlvT-da":
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . .. 145.3 132.2 146.0 130.1 134.0 117.2 144.0 128.1 118.3 116.2 158.2 142.6 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . .. 106.0 95.1 104.1 92.0 87.5 75.8 101.2 89.3 99.0 98.9 113.0 99.2 12-02
12-03. Srvloeable road passenger loooaotives.... . 312.6 296.1 252.5 233.3 261.1 253.4 253..1 234.7 316.2 301.2 393.6 380.5 1203
12-04. All road passenger looomotives . ...... 248.8 236.1 188.9 179.3 206.0 194.7 190.0 180.4 300.9 278.0 317.7 302.0 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Bervloable motoroara.. . .... 92.5 93.2 91.6 90.6 158.3 126.6 91.7 90.6 82.1 88.7 115.8 134.7 13-01
13-02. All otoroa . . ... 86.5 86.1 85.7 83.9 105.5 105.5 85.7 84.0 80.1 84.9 10.4 114.1 13-02
14. Car-mlles per freight car-4ays
14-01. Serviceable freight care. . . .44.1 41.4 34.5 32.4 40.0 35.1 35.3 32.8 47.7 44.1 53.3 50.9 4-01
14-02. All freight oars . . ... 41.3 39.4 31.1 30.1 38.2 33.9 32.1 30.7 45.9 429 51.3 49.2 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight oar-day. ...... ..................... 824 772 613 586 1,038 878 677 629 930 854 972 924 15
16. aPercent freight care on line of freight oars owne..d .......... 111.8 109.7 114.9 110.6 89.9 86.6 110.3 106.2 103.8 105.9 117.1 116.2 16
17. Percent home oare of total freight oars on line . 51.7 53.6 50.2 50.8 72.7 80.1 53.6 55.2 51.5 54.2 49.3 51.4 17


0 Excludes returns of the Atlanta .nd WVest Point R. R.; the Cllnohfleld R. R. an,. the Georgia R. R. which filed no reoorts because of strike.
4 returns for diesel eleotrio and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotlvea, I.e., any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month.
0 Cumumtive figures shown In this statem-nt represent averages of the number of unlte of equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period.
The averages are commuted for each raillwa parateiy en( then totaled. U.S. GOVENMNT ITI O II,', 1 011(110)




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