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

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Sabjedto reion INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION 240 (OS-F)
IUREAU OF TRANSPORT BOONOMICS AND 8rATlICS Satment No. M-0 ( -)
______ JUNE 1956

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
'Compiled from 151 reports representing 156 steam railways #

\(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
/ FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 1956 AND 1955


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

1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1958 1955 195619551956 1955
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives. ......... 1334 1962 536 840 154 164 690 1004 125 162 519 7 96 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives ............. 8406 8224 3 967 3653 295 277 4262 4130 1036 1 06i 3110 3 033 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives ......... ................ 8 11 0 71 100 71 100 2 2 8 1 0
-04. Number of other locomotives . . 7 9 3 4 6 I-0
I-0oz. Total ........ ............................ 9 630 10 305 4 577 4796 449 441 5026 5 237, 1163 1 225 3641 3 84 i 0
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ........ ............... 9127 9 265 4256 4 26, 417 395 4 675 4679 1095 1146 3359 3440 102
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . .. 150 410 35 223 16 11 51 234 15 11 84 165 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. .. . .553 630 286 a 269 16 35 302 324 53 6 198 238 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 2969 4543 1089 1559 340 541 1429 2100 397 581 1143 1862 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives... .. 6.626 8107 2744 2542 552 358 3296 2900 1307 1501 4023 3706 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 236 252 164 184 16 16 180 200 56 52 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives .... ..... 226 27 1 1 1 1 25 26 2-0
2-05. Total . . . 11 857 12929 3997 4285 909 916 4 906 5 201 1704 2082 5 247 5646 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . ... ..... ... 1009 2 10 316 3 9 2 3 354 772 644 4164 3 998 1479 1772 4449 4546 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 463 805 16 147 46 59 66 206 21 79 376 520 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable . .... ..... 1302 1 606 587 784 89 213 676 997 204 231 422 580 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month: 0
3-01. Number of steam locomotives ... .312 767 172 432 33 61 205 493 11 14 96 260 3-01
-02. Number of diesel-electroic locomotives . .. 1949 1954 622 801 46 468 66 849 294 365 787 740 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 234 215 221 200 221 200 13 15 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . .- -0...
3-0. Total . . .. 2495 2936 1215 1433 79109 1294 154 305 379 896 1015 3-0
3-0H. Number serviceable (not stored) . .. 2264 2436 1082 1121i 77 81 1159 1202 283 357 622 877 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 35b 106 5 60 1 4 6 64 3 3 26 39 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 196 394 128 252 1 24 129 276 19 19 48 99 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . . ... 2324 2 434 2 045 2 1335 5 5 2050 2 13.8 15 3 158 121 138 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable .... . . .194 170 166 151- 166 151 6 3 20 16 4-02
4-03. Total . . . 2 5186 2 604 2213 2 284 5 5 2218 2 269 159 161 141 154 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 738 700 7586627 249374 251 86 6 89696 88898 339 070 340 766 98992 11 395 300 636 506 466 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 61337 94308 29 436 59 344 1412 3 063 30648 62 407 7 418 8579 23071 23 322 5-02
5-03. Total. . . .... ...... 800037 852 935 276 610 311 212 91106 91 961 369 91 8 403 173 106 410 119 974 323709 329786 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1110295 1054698 479 b84 453 611 50 876 47515 530762 50112 6 142745 136511 436 786 417061 5-o4
5-05. Number unserviceable . . 7 496 6973 2 93 2545 110 69 3043 2 614 1024 1224 3431 5135 5-0
5-06. TotaNumberl. un..ervieable . . . 1117 793 1061 071 482 817 456 156 50 988, 47 584 533 805 503740 143769 137735 440 219 420196 5- 6
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 846 995 1813 325 729 258 705 479 140 574 136413 869 632 841 892 241 737 247 906 7 37 426 723 527 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . .... .. 668835 101 261 323 69 61 9 152 12 369 63 691 65021 6442 9 603 26 502 26457 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . 1917830 1914606 761627 767 368 142096 139545 903723 906913 250179 257709 763928 749984 -09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month .. ... 1710107 17196b9 656347 6753393 161312 157107 819 b59 850500 265983 264919 624465 624270
7. Passenger-train care owned at close of month;..:....-......
7-01. Number serviceable. . . .. 27 610 29144 13020 13805 785 837 13605 14642 3 bO3 5 356683 10402 10819 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable.. ..... .... .... ........ 1691 2293 1148 1511 19 20 1167 1531 225 239 499 523 7-02
7-03. Total . . . 29701 31437 1416 8 15316 804 857 14972 16173 5 826 35922 10901 11 342 7-03

AVERAGES ----
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 5.6 6.1 6.2 6.0 3.6 7.9 6.0 6.2 4.6 5.6 5.4 6.2 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 11.0 14.0 14.7 18.3 9.8 23.3 13.8 19.2 12.0 11.1 8.0 10.3 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 7.9 13.4 10.5 17.6 1.3 22.0 10.0 17.9 6.2 5.0 5.4 9.8 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.7 6.5 7.6 6.6 7.6 6.6 3.8 1.9 1 .2 10o.4 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 7.7 11.1 10.6 19.1 1.5 3.3 8.3 15.5 7.0 7.2 7.1 7.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars . . . ..7 .7 .6 .6 .2 .1 .6 .5 .7 .9 .8 .7 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . . 3.6 5.3 4.2 8.1 1.1 2.2 3.8 7.2 3.4 3.8 3.5 3.5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 6. 7.3 8.1 9.9 2.& 2.3 7.8 9.5 5.9 6.1 4.6 4.6 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
32-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 151.1 151.0 1l8.8 150.8 128.3 141.7 145.0 149.3 137.5 123.4 161.9 163.4 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 127.7 119.5 125.6 117.L 111.2 100.0 123.0 114.3 121.2 105.6 134.3 129.3 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . ...326.2 311.9 254.5 251.9 259.8 263.2 254.8 252.9 321.0 301.6 429.7 395.4 12-03
.2-04. All road passenger locomotives . ...290.6 257.5 224.0 194.7 253.3 204.7 225.8 195.5 301.5 282.5 378.3 342.0 12-04
13. Mi.es per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars .......... . 102.5 102.7 102.9 103.2 141.0 144.2 103.0 103.3 82.8 88.2 117.6 110.6 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . . 95.0 95.7 95.6 96.1 141.0 144.2 95.7 96.3 80.2 86.0 100.0 98.4 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight oars. . . 47.8 48.7 35.9 37.2 49.6 47.3 38.1 38.8 48.7 48.5 59.2 60.4 14-01
14-02. All freight cars . . 46.1 46.0 34.4 34.1 49.0 46.0 36.6 35.9 47.1 46.6 57.1 58.2 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . . .981 959 769 736 1,434 1,300 872 821 1,003 973 1,106 1,122 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned . 112.1 111.3 115.7 114.0 88.1 88.8 110.3 109.2 94.1 97.3 122.3 120.4 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . 41.7 l.5' 36.6 60.6 6. 65.9 '-0. 44.5 42.5 46.6 L2.4 4h.0 17


0 Returns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, i. e., any combination of locomotive units under a single control at the
# Excludes returns for Colorado & Wyoming Ry. Co., received too late for publication.


close of each month.






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B AU OF TRANSPORT ECOONOMICS AND MTATISTI


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 151 reports representing 156 steam railways#

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED WITH JUNE 1956 AND 1955


ITEM


AGGREGATES*
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month: 0
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 month: 0
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: 0
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 .... .. ...........
3-0. oal ....... ................. ....... ...
3-02. 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 care on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . .
5-02. Number unserviceable . . .
5-03. Total. . . . .
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable .. . ..
5-05. Number unserviceable .. . ..
5-02. Total. . . . ..
All care (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 oars . . . .
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. . .
p.2-02. All road freight locomotives. . .
1.2-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . .
2-04. All road passenger locomotives. . .
13. Ki'es per motor oar-day:
13-01. Servlcable motorcars.. ........ . ..
13-02. All motorcars . . .
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight care .... ....................
14-02. All freight cars. .. ........................
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . .
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight oars owned . .
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line. . .


UNITED STATES


1955


EASTERN DISTRICT


r -r T I


POCAHONTAS REGION


EASTERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT


4 .- ,. .4- .4- .4 -


1956


* 4 4 + I 4 + 4 4 I .4 I. J


1529
8425
90
7
10 051
9 119
243
689

3291
8 646
232
27
12 196
10 105
577
1 514

439
1982
231

2 652
2 318
56
278

2 373
191
2 564

732 349
65 450
797 799

107 732
7 699
115 431

840 081
73 149
913 230
706 80o

27 936
2 151
30 087


6.9
12:.

7.4
8.2
.7
3.8
7.1
150.8
124.9
318.3
278.2

100.5
93.0

47.2
45.4
961
112.1
41.7


2069
8154
112
9
10 344
9064
568
712

4 884
7 940
246
27
13 097
9 934
1260
1903

836
1971
215

3 022
2451
159
412

2426
172
2598


826 852
106 396
933 248

982 802
6 897
989 699

1 809 654
113 293
1 922 947
1726142

29 112
2436
31 548


586
3995
80
3
4 664
4 280
58
326

1 147
2712
162

4 021
3 320
43
658

223
815
217

1 255
1 069
9
177

2090
164
2254


248 985
33 711
282 &96

491450
3 020
494 470

740 435
36731
777 166
656 912

13 064
1 351
14 415


873
5 833
102
3
4 811
4211
302
298

1649
2496
177

4 322
3224
313
785

475
805
198

1478
1120
87
271

2128
149
2277

288 671
69 15 8
557 829

419 358
2519
421 877

708 02 9
71677
779 706
678 026

13 722
1654
15 376


160
291

451
420
9
22

396
493
16
1
906
765
17
124

38
45

83
76
2
5

5

5

87 622
1 867
89 489

48 359
101
48 460

135 981
1968
137 949
159 437

796
23
819


170
282

452
390
23
39

560
353
16
1
930
639
67
224

60
47

107
85
3
19

5
1
6

91088
4649
95 737

42427
79
42 506

133 515
4728
138 243
157 681

852
21
873


746
4286
80
3
5 115
4 700
67
348

1 543
3 205
178
1
4 927
4 085
60
782

261
860
217

1 338
1 145
11
182

2 095
164
2 259

336 607
35 578
372 185

539 809
3 121
542 930

876 416
38 699
915 115
816 349

13 860
1 374
15 234


1043
4 115
102
3
5 263
4 601
325
337

2209
2 849
193
1
5252
3 863
380
1009

535
852
198

15685
1205
90
290

2133
150
2283


379 759
73 807
453566

461785
2598
464 383

841544
76 405
917 949
635 707

14574
1675
16 249


133
1 055
2

1 190
1 119
9
62

417
1 514

1 931
1720
18
193

12
355

367
352
1
14

154
5
159

103 836
7 644
111 480

155 596
1078
156 674

259 432
8 722
268 154
265 376

3 626
228
3 854


174
1059
2

1235
1154
13
68
648
1488


2136
1794
114
228

17
371


388
368
3
17

157
4
161

122 521
8 660
131201

138 521
1343
139 864

261042
10023
271065
265 006

3736
217
3 953


650
3 084
8
4
3746
3300
167
279
1 331
3927
54
26
5 338
4 300
499
539

166
767
14

947
821
44
82

124
22
146

291 906
22 228
314 134

412 327
3 500
415 827
704 233
25 7 28
729 961
625 081

10 450
549
10 999


852
2 980
6
6
3 846
3309
230
307

2027
3603
53
26
5709
4277
766
666

284
748
17

1049
878
66
105

136
18
154

324 572
23 909
348 481

382 496
2 956
385 452

707 068
26 865
733 933
625 429

10 802
544
11 346


ITEM No.


I i i& i.4-4 -4 .4 .4.4 -4


6.9
14.5
13.6
6.6

11.4
.7
5.9
7.7
147.3
111.8
310.0
251.4

97.1
90.7
46.1
43.4
884
111.4
48.5


7.0
16.4
14.1
7.3
11.9
.6
4.7
9.4

154.2
127.4
256.1
218.1

101..
93.8

36.3
34.6
751
11S.3
3?.a-


6.2
18.2
18.3
6.5

19.3
.:6

9.2
10.8
148.9
111.1
il. 1
253.3
192.0

96.8
90.5

36.1
32.8
.670
115.0
L,,,. 9


4.9
13.7
6.0

2.1
.2
1.4
2.8

130.6
110.1
269.7
247.0

138.4
138.-

48.9
48.2
1,378
86.5
6-.9


8.6
24.1
17.8
16.7

4.9
.2
3.4
2.4

137.7
94.6
262.6
208.6

132.1
110.1
44.1
42.6
1,180
87.7
69.3


6.8
15.9
13.6
7.3
9.6
.6
4.2
9.0

149.8
124.2
257.0
219.9

101.2
93.9

38.3
36.6
845
112.1
40.7


6.u
19.2
18.3
6.6
16.:

8.3
10.3

147.0
108.1
254.0
193.1

96.9
90.5

37.3
34.2
747
109.8
49.h


5.2
10.0
3.8
3.1
6.9
.7
3.3
5.9
132.3
117.8
310.9
298.2

81.1
78.5

49.3
47.7
1,018
101.0
hil.6


5.5
10.7
4.4
2.5
6.6
1.0
3.7
5.5
118.9
99.9
291.4
276.4

84.1
82.0

47.1
45.3
930
102.3
48. LL


7.L
10.1
8.7
15.1

7.1
.8
3.5
5.0
159.1
128.2
407.1
352.9

111.7
94.9

57.5
55.5
1,085
116.8
43.0


8.0
11.7
10.0
11.7

6.9
.8
3.7
4.8

159.6
11 .
39N.8
330.4

115.2
101.7

56.3
54.2
1,038
117.3
47.5


4 1 A A .5. 1 L .5. 1 L .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-al
14-02

17
17


at the close of each month.


GPO 400441


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Statement No.


returns for diesel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, i. e., any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control
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.
# Excludes returns for Colorado & Wyoming Ry. Co., received too late for publiotion.




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