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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


31262088541759 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STrATISTICS


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 156 reports representing 164 steam railways #

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 1955 AND 1954


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)

APRIL 1955


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ITEM


AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . .
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . .
1-03. Number of electric locomotives . ..
1-04. Number of other locomotives . .
1-05. Total . . ._ : :
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . ...
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . .
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . .
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: p
2-01. Number of steam locomotives ... ................
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ... ............
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. .. . .
2-04. Number of other locomotives ... . ..
2-05. Total .... .. .. .... .. .. ... ..
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ....................
2-07. Number serviceable stored ..................
2-08. Number unserviceable ..... .........
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month: p
3-01. Number of steam locomotives ... . ..
-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives .......
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . .
3-04. Number of other locomotives . .
3-05. Total ... ............. ........ .........
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ....................
3-07. Number serviceable stored ............... ..
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . .
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable............... . .
4-02. Number unserviceable .. ...................
4-03. Total ........ . . ...
5. Freight oars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . .
5-02. Number unserviceable .... ..................
5-03. Total. . ... ............
Foreign cars,
5-O4. Number serviceable . . .
5-05. Number unserviceable . . .
5-06. Total. . . . .
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . .
5-08. Number unserviceable . . .
5-09. Total . ...........................
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ... ...................
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . .
7-02. Number unserviceable. .. . ..
7-03. Total . . . .
AVERAGES


8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ....
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. .
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. .
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month .
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . .
10-02. Foreign care. . . .
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . .
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . .
12-02. All road freight locomotives ...................
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. ...........
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . .
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars .. .. . .
13-02. All motorcars . . .
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . .
14-02. All freight oars. .. . ..
1. Net ton-miles per freight car-day .................
1: Percent freight oars on line of freight care owned .........
17. Percent home oars of total freight cars on line. .


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


1955


1954


SOUTHERN REGION


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2028
8061
109
9
10 20 7
6963
508
736

4 814
8093
247
27
13 181
10 083
1205
1893

816
1925
215

2 956
2402
169
385
2436
172
2 b08


806 322
105 766
912 088

990 228
6384
996 612

1 796 550
112 150
1 908 700
1 720 810

29785
2497
32 28 2


2698
7693
126
10
10 527
8 973
883
671

6660
7 561
259
13
14 493
10 132
2 517
1 644

1288
1907
224

3419
2646
401
372
2 397
168
2565

976 517
100 251
1 076768

859 089
5 192
864 281

1 835 606
105 443
1 941 049
1 771 009

30 796
2239
33 035


84 8
3780
102
3
4733
4144
270
319

1620
2549
178

4347
3313
254
780

475
80 2
198
1475
1119
94
262

2143
144
2287


28404
6969 6
353 741

423 740
2364
426 104

707785
72 060
779 845
683094

14510
1 691
16 201


1 113
3652
116
5
4686
4 102
469
315

2 202
2 523
188

4913
3 364
799
750
653
791
20 7

1651
1216
222
213

2089
135
2 224


163
284

447
385
1 8
44

544
362
1 6
1
923
659
50
214
61
49

11o
8 9
1 8

5
1
6

87 651
4 817
92 468

41 533
70
41 603

129 184
4887
134 071
157 721

856
20
876


216
282

498
409
59
30

652
308
16

976
586
180
210

68
46

114
86
14
14

5
1
6

110 241
4 869
115 110

30 868
53
30 921

141 10 9
4922
146 031
161 240

873
2 5
898


1011
4064
102
3
5180
4529
288
363

2164
2911
194
1
5270
3 972
304
994

536
851
198

1585
1208
97
280

2148
145
2293

371 696
74 51 3
446 20 9

465 273
2434
467 707

836 969
76 947
913 916
840 81 5

15 36 6
1711
17 077


1 329
3 934
116
5
5 384
4 511
528
345

2654
2 831
204
5889
5 68.9
3 950
979
960
721
837
207

1765
1 302
236
227

2094
136
2 230


175
1022

1197
1119
9
69

672
1551

2223
1835
136
252

1 7.
333

350
331
5
14

157
S4
161

115 979
7 509
123 488

136 766
1182
139 948

254 74 5
8091
263 436
254 979

3641
213
3 854


222
976

1 19 b
1 132
25
41

787
1433

2 220
1 901
152
167

50
368


418
390
13
15

158
7
165

142 554
7 748
150 302

119 931
1 081
121 012

262 485
8 b2 9
8629
271 314
260 403

3663
198
4 061


WESTERN DISTRICT


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842
2 97 5
7
6
3 830
3 31 5
211
304,

1 978
3631
5 3
26
5688
4276
765
64 7

263
741
17

1 021
863
67
91

131
23
154

316 647
23 744
342 391

386 189
2768
388 957
704 836
26 512
731 34 8
625 016

10 7786
573
11 35 1


1147
2783
10
5
3945
3 330
330
285
3019
3297
55
13
6384
4 281
1386
717

517
702
17

1 236
954
152
130

145
25
170

365 588
24 32 9
389 917

334 472
1949
336 421
700 060
26 278
726 3368
633 341

10 667
625
11 492


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7.2
14.4
13.0
6.6

11.6
.6
5.9
7.7

145.5
ii0.4
309.4
250.3

97.9
91.2

46.7
43.9
892
110.9
47.8


6.4
12.7
10.9
6.5

9.

5.4
6.8

134.2
94.4
302.4
235.6

97.4
90.6

41.7
39.5
769
109.6
55.5


6.7
17.9
17.8
6.3

19.7
.6
9.2
10.4

148.3,
111.6
255.8
192.9

97.5
91.1

36.6
33.1
674
114.2
45.4


6.4
15.3
12.9
6.1
15.0
:6
8.2
8.4

130.6
89.7
241.0
179.3
96.1
89.9

32.6
30.1
578
111.4
52.9


9.8
23.2
16.4
16.7

5.2
.2
3.6
2.3

138.8
98.3
267.5
210.0

136.3
113.6

47.0
45.3
1,257
85.0
69.0


6.0
21.5
12.3
16.7

4.2
.2
3.4
2.8

118.9
73.8
283.0
206.7

155.7
129.7

32.8
31.7
832
90.6
78.8


7.0
18.9
17.7
6.3
16.7,
.5
8.4
10.0

146.7
109.2
256.7
194.0

97.5
91.2

38.2
34.9
761
108.7
48.8


6.4
16.3
12.9
6.1

12.7
.5
7.5
8.1

128.8
87.0
243.7
181.2

96.2
90.1

32.7
30.3
618
107.5
56.9


5.8
11.3
4.0
2.5

6.1
.8
3.3
5.5
105.8
88.2
269.0
257.2

83.4
81.3

46.0
44.5
913
103.3
46.9


3.4
7.5
3.6
4.2

5.2
.9
3.3
4.9

115.1
98.9
306.5
285.9

80.7
77.8

44.2
42.8
841
104.2
55,-4


7.9
11.4
8.9
14.9

6.9
.7
3.6
5.0

161.6
120.2
398.5
333.7
120.6
101.8

56.9
54.9
1,048
117.0
46.8


7.2
11.2z
10.5
14.7

6.2
.6
3.6
5.4

147.4
99.6
381.1
295.6

133.5
110.7

51.9
50.1
938
114.7
53.7


ITEM No.


8-01
8-02
8-03
9
10-01
10-02
10-03
11

12-01
12-02
12-03
12-04

13-01
13-02

14-01
14-02
15
16
17


at the close of each month.


# Excludes returns of the Atlanta and West Point R. R.; the Clinchfield R. R. and the Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
SReturns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, i.e., any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control


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page 2 BUREAU Of TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS Statement No. M-240 (S-F)


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

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

1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES *
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:4
1-01. Number of steam locomotives .... .......... .. 2 122 2 798 893 1148 173 219 1066 1367 180 245 876 1186 1-01
1-02. Number of dliesel-eleotric locomotives .......... 7 999 7699 3751 3668 282 263 4033 3 931 1009 986 2 957 2 7o2 1-02
i-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 112 126 104 115 104 115 8 11 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . ... 9 10 3 5 3 5 6 5 1-04
1-05. Total ............. ..... ............... ... 10 242 10633 4751 4936 455 482 5206 5418 1189 1231 3 847 3 94 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ........ ............... 8872 9073 4117 4197 389 392 4506 4589 1103 1151 3 263 3333 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 633 813 337 390 27 60 364 450 13 34 256 329 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 737 747 297 349 39 30 336 379 73 46 328 322 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 6
2-01. Number of steam locomotives ....... ,.... ............. 5052 6 982 1 696 2270 569 655 2 265 2 925 679 827 2 108 3Z230 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ......... .... 7972 7421 2 533 2510 358 318 2 891 2 828 1 509 1395 3 572 3198 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . .245 252 176 182 16 16 192 198 53 54 2-04
2-04. Number of other locomotives . .... 27 12 1 1 2 1 2 2-0
2-o05. Total ......... ............................ 13 296 14667 4405 4962 944 989 5 349 5951 2188 2222 5 759 6494 2-0
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .. ...... ............... 892 10441 3 229 3461 643 627 3 872 4088 1 826 1 900 4194 4453 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 1 460 2254 394 731 74 162 468 893 129 144 863 1 217 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. .......... ......... 1944 1972 782 770 227 200 1009 970 233 178 702 824 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:*
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. 864 1311 495 665 60 67 555 732 17 55 292 524 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electrlo locomotives . 1 .968 1916 807 787 47 50 854 837 361 386 753 693 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 213 234 196 216 196 216 17 18 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3-04
3-05. Total .......... ..... 3.............. 045 3461 1498 1668 107 117 1 605 1785 378 441 1062 1235 3-05
3-06. Number servTiceable (no stored) ... ............... .2445 2729 1126 1259 84 89 1 210 1-348 360 411 875 970 3-0-
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 181 358 98 195 4 13 102 208 4 14 75 136 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 419 374 274 214 19 15 293 229 14 16 112 129 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable . . ... 2423 2 373 2128 2067 5 5 2133 2072 156 159 134 142 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable ..... ... . 171 184 146 149 1 1 147 150 5 6 19 28 4-02
U-03. Total ...... ............................ 2 594 2557 2 274 2216 6 6 2 280 2 222 161 165 153 170 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . .. . 854 281 967 205 306 531 355 234 93 749 109 457 400 280 464 691 123757 143 716 330 244 358 798 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 110 616 92 829 73 585 57 568 5 227 4602 78 812 62 170 8060 7 213 23744 23 446 5-02
5-03. Total . . . 964897 1060034 380 116 412 802 98 976 114059 479092 526 861 131 817 150 929 353988 382 244 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 951 820 882 940 404079 381 324 40 276 28755 444355 410079 131 626 123365 375 839 349 496 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . . .. 6 915 5 647 2 547 2020 78 134 2 625 2154 1 334 1053 2 956 2440 5-05
5-06. Tota l. ........... .. 958735 888587 406626 383 344 40354 28889 446 980 412233 132 960 124418 378795 351936 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . .. 1 806 101 1 850145 710 610 736558 134 025 138212 844635 874 770 255 383 267 081 706083 708294 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 117 551 98 476 76132 59 588 5 305 4736 81 437 64 324 9394 8266 26700 25 886 5-08
5-09. TotalN . . . 1 923 632 1948621 786742 796 146 139330 142948 926072 939094 264777 275 347 732783 734 180 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month .. . 1 726 280 1 773 757 686 652 718 639 157994 161288 844646 879 927 255 038 260975 626596 632 855
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 29859 30852 14535 15174 856 877 15 391 16051 3669 3 879 10799 10922 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable . . ... 2 461 2378 1 694 1563 24 21 1 718 1584 196 183 547 611 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 32 320 33 230 16229 16737 880 898 17 10q9 17635 3 865 4062 11 346 11533 7-03
AVERAGES-------____
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 7.2 7.0 6.3 7.1 8.6 6.2 6.5 7.0 6.1 3.7 8.5 8.1 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 14.6 13.4 17.8 15.5 24.0 20.2 18.9 16.3 10.6 8.0 12.2 12.7 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 13.8 10.8 18.3 12.8 17.8 12.8 18. 3 12.8 3.7 3.6 10.' 10.4 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.6 7.2 6.4 6.7 16.7 16.7 6.4 6.8 3.1 3.6 12.4 16.5 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . ............................. 11.5 8.8 19.4 13.9 5.3 4.0 16.5 11.8 6.1 4.8 6.7 6.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. .7 .6 .6 .5 .2 .5 .6 .5 1.0 .8 .8 7 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ................. 6.1 5.1 9.7 7.5 3.8 3.3 8.8 6.8 3.5 30 .6 35 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 7.6 7.2 10.4 9.3 2.7 2.3 10.0 9.0 5.1 4. 45.8 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 145.3 133.6 147.1 130.7 134.8 118.0 145.1 128.8 112.6 115.8 159.7 145.6 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 108.1 95.1 107.9 91.2 91.8 74.8 105.0 88.5 94.0 99.0 116.3 99.8 12-02
12-0. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 312.2 299.4 254.0 236.8 267.7 265.5 254.9 238.7 302.9 304.8 395.2 381.5 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 250.7 236.1 190.9 178.8 210.2 202.0 192.2 180.3 288.5 284.1 325.6 299.7 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars .. . . 95.7 94.7 95.0 92.6 126.0 141.1 95.1 92.7 83.8 85.4 118.1 134.6 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 89.4 87.9 88.9 86.4 105.0 117.6 89.0 86.4 81.2 82.3 103.4 112.4 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . 45.1 41.5 35.4 32.4 42.3 33.6 36.5 32.6 46.8 44.3 54.8 51.5 14-01
14-02. All freight oars. . . 42.4 39.4 32.0 30.0 40.7 32.5 33.3 30.4 45.1 43.0 52.8 49.7 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 850 769 637 579 1,113 842 709 619 918 849 1,004 930 15
1 Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 111.4 109.9 114.6 110.8 88.2 88.6 109.6 106.7 103.8 105.5 116.9 116.0 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . 50.2 54.4 48.3 51.9 71.0 79.8 51.7 56.1 49.8 54.8 48.3 52.1 17

# Excludes returns of the Atlanta and West Point R. R.; the Clinchfield R. R. and the Georgia R. R. which filed no reports because of strike.
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.
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.
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1955 0- 310315 (12)




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