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

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Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
AUGUST 1955


EASTERN DISTRICT
ITEMUNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT ITMN
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM No.
1955 1954 1955 1954 1955 1954 195 195.4 1955 1954 1955 1954
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives ... . ... .. 1 868 472 746 1 024 172 185 918 1 209 145 203 805 1060 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 8083 7849 3 790 3 722 279 292 4069 4014 1 038 1 028 2 976 2 807 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 108 117 99 106 99 106. 9 1 1_0
N-0 Number of other locomotives............. ................. 9 10 3 4 3 4 6 -0
1-0 Total .. ......... ... ..................... ... 10 068 10 44 4 8 463 4 856 451 477 5 089 5333 1 183 1 231 3 796 3 884 1-0
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ........... 9143 8974 4221 4081 416 406 4637 4487 1111 1148 3 395 3 339 1-0
1-07. Number serviceable stored .................. ..318 777 146 457 12 52 158 509 510 33 150 235 1-07
1-OS. Number unserviceable . . ..607 697 271 318 23 19 294 337 62 50 251 310 1-0O
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: ?
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 4189 6128 1 488 2 082 448 610 1 936 2692 558 743 1 695 2 693 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 8289 7677 2 649 2492 378 311 3 027 2 803 1 514 1467 3 748 3407 2-02
2-0 Number of electric locomotives. . 248 245 181 176 16 16 197 192 51 53 2-05
N b2241111-26 2 -
2-0 Number of other locomotives ................. 27 24 11 1 11 021520 2 12-
2-05. Total. .. ....... ..... .. .................... ... 12 753 14074 4 318 4 750 843 938 5161 568 2072 2210 5 520 6 176 2-0
2-0 Number serviceable (not stored) ... ... . ... 10 441 10 170 3 456 3 185 681 56 8 4137 3 753 1 773 1 846 4 531 4 571 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored .. .................. ..599 1 965 73 759 25 165 98 924 54 222 447 819 2-07
208. Number unserviceable . ..................... 1 713 1 93 9 789 806 137 205 926 1 011 245 142 542 786 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month: 4 0
3-01. Number of steam locomotives. ... .................... 678 1120 371 568 48 69 419 637 13 40 246 443 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 1 977 1 948 808 e80O8 51 50 859 858 362 362 756 728 3-02
3-0. Number of electric locomotives . .222 214 207 197 207 19 7 15 17 3-0
3-0. Number of other locomotives . . 3-0
-0 Total................................... .2 877 3282 1 386 1 57 3 99 119 1 485 1 692 375 402 1 017 1 188 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ............... 2 419 639 1113 1211 84 92 1 197 1 303 350 364 872 972 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored .................... .80 274 40 173 4 13 44 186 1 10 35 78 3-07
3-04 Number unserviceable .. . ..... 378 369 233 189 11 14 244 203 24 28 110 138 308
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. .............. ...................... 2 439 2 408 2 144 2 11 8 4 5 2 148 2 12 3 155 15 5 136 13 0 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable .. ..................... ..207 183 181 140 1 1 182 141 7 7 18 35 4-02
03. Total .... . .......................... 2 64 2 6591 2 325 2 258 5 6 2 330 2 264 162 162 154 165 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . ...... 713 119 917007 237 815 333830 81559 104525 319 374 438355 99719 132794 294 026 345 858 5
5-02. Number unserviceable.................85166 117680 49983 77343 2 870 5 030 52853 82373 8779 7737 23 534 27570 5-02
5-03. Total . ................. ......... 798285 1034687 287798 411173 84429 109555 372 227 520 728 5108498 140 531 317560 373428 5-03
Foreign cars,45503
5-04. Number serviceable ......................... 1 108 030 914632 483 940 366 717 49631 31597 533 571 398 314 139 226 120 752 435233 39556 50
5-05. Number unservioeable........................ 8027 6 185 2 947 2 024 95 82 3 042 2 106 1 321 1137 3 664 2 942 5-04
5-06. Total . ........................... 1116057 920 817 486 887 368 741 49726 31679 536613 400420 140 547 121 889 438897 398508 5
All cars (home and foreign),75-06
5-07. Number serviceable ........... ....................1821149 1 831 639 721 755 700 547 131 190 136122 852 945 836669 238 945 253 546 729259 741 424 _07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 93 193 123 865 52 930 79 367 2 965 5 112 55 895 84479 10 100 8 874 27198 30 512 5-o0
5-09. Total..... ..... . . ....... 1 914 342 1955504 77,4685 779 914 134 155 141234 *908840 921148 249045 262420 756457 771 936 5_-
6. Freight care owned at close of month 1 ................... 1 706 700 1755 393, 667 986 702 871 156 967 160 222 824 953 863 093 257 472 260 704 624275 631 596 09
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable .......... .. . ..... .. 28950 29791 13653 14194 836 860 14489 15054 3677 3828 10784 10909 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. ............ ..................... 2284 2 289 1 533 1 510 20 25 1i553 1 535 234 242 497 512 7-02
7-03. Total"............. ............ . 31234 32080 15186 15704 856 885 16042 16589 3911 4070 11 281 11421 7-03
AVERAGES ----
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
9-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 6.0 6.7 5.8 6.5 5.1 4.0 5.8 6.3 5.2 4.1 6.6 8.0 8-01
S-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service . 13.4 13.8 18.3 17.0 16.3 21.9 17.9 17.8 11.8 6.4 9.8 12.7 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service .13.1 11.2 16.8 12.0 11.1 11.8 16.4 12.0 6.4 7.0 10.8 11.6 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.8 7.1 7.8 6.2 20.0 16.7 7.8 6.2 4.3 4.3 11.7 21.2 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cares. ..................................... 10.7 11.4 17.4 18.8 3.4 4.6 14.2 15.8 8.1 5.5 7.4 7.4 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars . ......................... .7 .7 .6 .5 .2 .3 .6 .5 .9 .9 .8 .7 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign). .................... .... 4.9 6.3 6.8 10.2 2.2 3.6 6.2 9.2 4.1 3.4 3.6 4.0 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. .. 7.3 7.1 10.1 9.6 2.3 2.8 9.7 9.3 6.0 5.9 4.4 4.5 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives.................. 149.1 137.0 146.4 136.8 141.4 131.5 145.6 136.0 118.1 106.2 164.4 150.2 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives.. .. ............... .. 120.8 99.3 116.2 92.2 107.8 79.9 114.8 90.2 100.6 89.2 134.0 111.2 12-02
12-03-. Serviceable road passenger locomotives .............. .. 312.8 306.7 251.1 240.2 252.3 253.6 251.2 241.3 295.9 314.4 403.4 392.3 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives .................. .. 262.7 246.2 200.5 184.5 203.8 198.9 200.7 185.5 278.5 284.7 348.5 320.5 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Servicable motorcars... ........................101.7 98.6 101.3 97.5 127.4 105.2 101.4 97.5 94.6 88.5 115.2 126.0 13-01
13-02. All motorcars. .... ......................... .. 94.4 91.5 94.0 91.0 127.4 87.7 94.1 91.0 91.6 84.8 101.1 103.8 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars... ................... 47.3 42.8 35.0 33.0 49.5 36.7 37.2 33.6 47.9 41.9 58.8 153. I4-01
14-02. All freight cars.............................. 45.0 40.1 32.5 29.7 48.4 35.4 34.9 30.6 46.0 40.5 56.7 51.14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day.... .................... .966 807 739 608 1,392 958 836 661 1,000 850 1,110 966 15
16. Percent freight cars on llne of freight cars owned . 112.2 111.4 116.0 111.0 85.5 88.1 110.2 106.7 96.7 100.7 121.2 122.2 16
17. Percent home care of total freight oars on line .............. .. 41.7 52.9 37.,2 52.7 62.9 77.6 41.0 56.5 43.6 53.16 42.0 48.4 17


SExcludes returns of the Clinchfield R. R.; report received too late for inclusion.
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.


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT BCONOMICS AND STATIEIICS


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 158 reports representing 16.6 steam railways #
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 1955 AND 1954





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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 158 reports representing 166 steam railways #

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)


FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST 1955 AND 1954


ITEM


AGGREGATES *
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close
1-01. Number of steam locomotives .. ..
1-02. Number of diesel-electric 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
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
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . .
3-02. 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 cars on line at close of month:
Home oars,
5-01. Number serviceable . .
5-02. Number unserviceable . .
5-03. Total. . . .
Foreign cars,
5-04. 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 .. . . .


of month: 4







month:







of month:4


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 cars .. .....................
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. Mlles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars .. . . .
13-02. All motorcars . . .
14. Car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . .
14-02. All freight cars. . . .
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . .
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . .
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . .


UNITED STATES


r T T T r


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASI LN UISTRKICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


_________ 4 4 + I -L _________ _________


ITEM No.


i t t I t I I I + -- I 4


2 033
8 062
109
S
10 213
9 022
509
682

4 746
8 095
247
27
13 115
10 132
1 109
1874

803
1 971
215

2 989
2 448
142
399

2 433
176
2 609

797 822
101 643
899 465

011 209
7 140
018 349

809 031
108 783
917 814
722 025

29 069
2 407
31 476


6.7
14.3
13.3
6.7

11.3
.7
5.7
7.6
146.1
112.9
311.4
255.0

97.7
91.1

46.3
43.7
899
111.4
46.9


2672
7 757
124
11
10 564
9055
79 E
711

6 65C
7 561
25 8
17
14 486
10 344
2205
193.7

1256
1 92 7
22 7

3 4 1CZ
3410
2693
342
375

2393
17 8
2571

949 061
102 954
1 052 015

896 000C
5868
901 868

1 845 061
108 822
1 953 883
1769455

29 982
2330
32 312


853
3 770
101
3
4 727
4 171
267
289

1 620
2 566
178

4 364
3 314
259
791

453
810
199

1 462
1 125
77
260

2 134
152
2 286

277 718
65 382
343 100

433 794
2 690
436 484

711 512
68 072
779 584
680 725

13 708
1 627
15 335


1102
3 695
113
5
4915
4169
415
331

2192
2494
187

4873
3 348
744
781

633
795
209

1 6.37
1240
189
208

208 8
143
2231


349 411
65 304
414 715

375867
2016
377 883

725 27 8
67 320
792 59 8
712 851

14 281
1517
15798


205
275


480
394
5 58
28

639
316
16
1
972
602
164
206

67
50

117
89
13
15

5
1
6

106 724
4899
111 623

30 200
102
30 302

136 924
5001
141 925
161 03 5
872
23
895


1 024
4 051
101
3
5179
4 566
287
326

2 163
2 929
194
1
5 287
3 967
317
1 003

512
858
199

1 569
1 210
81
278

2 139
153
2 292

366 562
69 617
436 179

478 119
2 771
480 890

844 681
72 388
917 069
838329

14 556
1 648
16 204


1307
3970
113
5
5395
4563
473
359

2831
2810
203
1
5845
3950
908
987

700
845
209

1754
1329
202
223

2093
144
2237


456135
70 203
526 338

406 067
2118
408 18 5

862 202
72321
934 523
873 886

15 153
1 540
16 6931


167
1 036

1 203
1 126
12
65

626
1 521

2 147
1 818
101
228

15
365

380
360
3
17

157
5
162

115 022
8 351
123 373

135 207
1 256
136 463

250 229
9 607
259 836
258 005

3 719
221
3 940


232
1011

1243
1163
35
45

803
1444

2247
1908
175
164

5 8
378

436
397
17
22

158
7
165


139 772
7767
147 539

121 970
1084
123 054

261742
8851
270593
262 963

3915
207
4122


842
2975
8
6
3 831
3 330
210
291

1 957
3 645
53
26
5 681
4 347
691
643

276
748
16

1 040
878
58
104

137
18
155

316 238
23 675'
339 913

397 883
3 113
400 996

714 121
26 788
740 909
625 691

10 794
538
11 332


1133
2776
11
6
3926
3329
29.0
307

3016
3307
55
16
6394
4 486
1122
786

498
704
18

1220
967
123
130

142
27
169


353 15 4
24 984
378 13 8

367 963
2666
370629

721 117
27 650
748 767
632 606

10 914
583
11 497


& i i4- i i i i i i I I


6.7
13.4
11.0
6.9

9.8
.7
5.6
7.2

135.5
96.8
302.7
239.0

96.2
89.5

42.2
39.8
784
110.4
53.8


6.1
18.1
17.8
6.6

19.1
.6
8.7
10.6

146.7
111.4
252.5
194.3

97.6
91.1

35.8
32.7
683
114.5
44.0


6.7
16.0
12.7
6.4

15.7
.5
8.5
9.6

133.5
91.7
238.5
180.6

94.7
88.7

32.7
29.9
589
111.2
52.3


8.2
23.0
16.8
16.7

4.5
.2
3.1
2.4

137.0
96.9
260.5
206.9

132.7
110.6

44.8
43.4
1,215
87.2
67.7


5.8
21.2
12.8
16.7

4.4
.3
3.5
2.6

123.6
76.6
264.3
201.0

1.30.3
108.6

34.6
33.4
881
88.1
78.6


6.3
19.0
17.7
6.7

16.0
.6
7.9
10.2

145.1;
108.9
253.1
195.2

97.7
91.2

37.2
34.3
762
109.4
47.6


6.7
16.9
12.7
6.4

13.3
.5
7.7
9.2

132.0
89.2
240.2
182.0

94.8
88.7

33.0
30.5
633
106.9
56.3


5.4
10.6
4.5
3.1

6.8
.9
3.7
5.6

115.1
97.5
296.5
280.9

84.5
81.9

47.5
45.8
948
100.7
47.5


3.6
7.3
5.0
4.2

5.3
.9
3.3
5.0

112.8
95.7
3oz. 7
304.7
277.5

83.4
79.9

43.8
42.3
843
102.9
54.5


7.6
11.3
10.0
11.6

7.0
.8
3.6
4.7

159.9
122.4.
397.9
335.9
113.1
100.0

56.7
54.6
1,050
118.4
45.9


7.8
12.3
10.7
16.0

6.6
.7
3.7
5.1

148.3
104.0
387.7
307.3

130.6
109.7

52.5
50.6
950
118.4
50.5


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


J J .1. ____________________ L ____________________ I _____________________ L ____________________ I ____________________ .L ____________________ I ____________________ ______________


the close of each month, u. S.'GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1955 0 360315(4)


# Excludes returns of the Clinohfleld R. R.; report received too late for inclusion.
* 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.
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


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)




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