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

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
DUUBAU OF TRANSPORT BOONOMI AND MWATI1K

o ER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
r-//' '"'~k Compiled from 152 reports representing 157 steam railways
S A O(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
cFE. Q FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1956 AND 1955
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Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
NOVEMBER 1956


U E \ N-T D IA EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM No.
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotlves assigned to yard switching service at lose of month:-
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . ... 1.124 1775 450 6:e 131 167 581 865 111 146 432 764 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotrico locomotives . 8557 8276 4031 3874 307 284 4338 4158 1054 1062 3165 30!6 1-02
1-0 b Number of electric locomotives. . 86 102 77 92 77 92 2 2 7 8 1-0l
1-0:. Number of other locomotives . . 6 7 3 3 3 3 4 1-04
1-05. Total . *'*........... ............... 9773 10160 4561 4667 438 451 4999 5118 1167 1210 3 607 3 832 1-0
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 9120 9242 4298 4259 406 418 4 704 4677 1105 1 146 3 311 3 419 106
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 135 277 42 108 7 9 49 117 14 8 72 154 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 518 641 221 300 25 24 246 324 48 56 224 261 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 5
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 2 500 3 854 884 1 319 329 450 i 213 1 769 318 494 969 1 591 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-eleotrlo looomotltve . 8 905 8406 2 837 2 674 653 431 3 490 3105 1 300. 1495 4 115 3 806 2-02
2-03. Number of electric looomotives. . .223 250 166 181 21 16 187 197 36 53 2-0
2-04. Number of other locomotives . . 26 27 1 1 1 1 25 26 2-03
2-0. Total . ... . . 11 654 12537 3 887 4174 1004 898 4891 5072 1618 1989 5145 5476 2-02
2-0N. Number serloviceable (not stored) . .. 0. 1030 10 369 3420 3397 874 748 4294 4145 1447 1749 4389 4475 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 417 446 38 38 25 14 63 52 28 1.4 326 380 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . .1107 1 722 429 739 105 136 534 875 143 226 430 621 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. 207 587 86 296 38 45 124 341 12 13 71 233 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . ... 1 880 1 969 798 806 45 48 843 854 291 373 746 742 3-02
3-0:3. Number of electric locomotives . .... 215 220 204 20 7 204 207 11 13 3-03
3-0. Number of other locomotives ... . -04
3-0:5. Total ... ............. .3. ............... .. 2302 2776 1088 1309 83 93 1171 1402 303 386 828 988 ee
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ............... 2086 2 338 997 1062 81 75 1078 1 137 276 365 732 836 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 44 74 9 2 1 6 9 27 2 2 33 45 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 172 364 82 226 2 12 84 238 25 19 63 107 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of aonth:
4-01. Number serviceable . . 2 327 2457 2055 2170 4 5 2059 2175 153 152 115 130 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable .. . . 214 156 185 129 1 186 129 4 8 24 19 4-02
4-03. Total . . . 2 541 2613 2240 2299 5 5 2245 2 304 157 160 139 149 4-03O
5. Freight oars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 726 813 708 937 245 526 233926 92 488 85 317 338 014 319 243 101 724 103 694 287 075 286 000 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable ... ...... 62 018 68473 31 066 40 004 1 133 1 711 52 199 41 715 7642 7493 22 177 19265 5-02
5-03. Total. . . .... .788831 777410 276592 273 930 93621 87 028 370 213 360958 109366 111187 309252 305265 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1 121 026 1138 125 499 365 495 615 45044 48 111 544 409 543 726 156 008 155 875 420 609 438524 5-0o4
5-05. Number unserviceable . . 700 7126 2620 2 645 66 82 2 686 2 727 1 073 1 110 2 941 3 289 5-0
5-06. Total. . . ... 1127 726 1145 251 501 985 498 260 45110 48 193 547 095 546 453 157 081 156 985 423 550 441 813 55-0
All care (home and foreign),
5-07.8 Number serviceable . . ... 1847839 1847062 744 891 729 541 137 532 133428 882 423 862969 257 732 259569 707 684 724524 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 68718 75599 33 686 42649 1199 1793 34885 44442 8715 8603 25118 22554 5-08
5-09. Total. . . . 1 916557 1922661 778577 772190 138731 135 221 917 308 907411 266447 268172 732 802 747.078 t
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . . 1714081 1702999 659420 657353 164616 157 389 324036 814742 265674 263467 624371 624790
7. Passenger-train oars owned at close of month: 1 7 1
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 27 375 28 56E 12 766 13 334 756 e25 13 522 14159 3 567 3 687 10 286 10 722 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable . . ..... 1 846 2 206 1 190 1 478 16 20 1 206 1 4 9 8 211 208 429 500 7-02
7-03. Total . . . .... 29221 30 774 13 956 14812 772 845 14 728 15 657 3778 3895 10715 11222 7-03
AVERAGES _______
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 5.3 6.3 4.8 6.4 5.7 5.3 4.9 6.3 4.1 4.6 6.2 6.8 9-01
9-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 9.5 13.7 11.0 17.7 10.5 15.1 10.9 17.3 8.8 11.4 8.4 11.3 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service . 7.5 13.1 7.5 17.3 2.4 12.9 7.2 17.0 8.3 4.9 7.6 10.8 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 8.4 6.0 8.3 5.6 20.0 8.3 5.6 2.5 5.0 17.3 12.8 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home oars . . . 7.9 8.8 11.2 14.6 1.2 2.0 8.7 11.6 7.0 6.7 7.2 6.3 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars . . .6 .6 .5 .5 .1 .2 .5 .5 .7 .7 .7 .7 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) . . 3.6 3.9 4.3 5.5 .9 1.3 3.8 4.9 3.3 3.2 .4 3.0 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 6.3 7.2 8.5 10.0 2.1 2.4 8.2 9.6 5.6 5.3 .0 4.5 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
32-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives .... .... 149.1 151.3 145.5 151.5 114.6 131.8 139.4 148.0 152.5 130.3 157.2 162.4 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives . . 129.6 125.9 126.8 123.4 99.1 109.2 121.2 121.0 136.5 114.5 135.4 134.6 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 332.2 313.6 257.4 259.0 247.4 266.0 256.7 259.5 366.0 290.4 428.7 396.4 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 300.3 264.6 233.4 208.7 238.4 220.2 233.7 209.4 333.6 275.8 382.1 339.4 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motorcars .. . . 102.3 99.4 102.3 99.1 173.9 149.6 102.4 99.3 77.5 81.0 133.1 123.4 13-01
13-02. All motorcars . . .94.4 92.7 94.5 92.7 139.1 149.6 94.6 92.9 75.6 77.5 112.0 107.1 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars . . .47.5 48.1 35.5 36.6 49.5 49.4 37.7 38.5 48.6 48.8 59.2 59.2 14-l01
14-02. All freight oars . . 45.8 46.1 34.0 34.5 49.0 48.6 36.2 36.6 47.0 47.2 57.2 57.3 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day.. . . ..960 957 745 744 1,420 1,366 847 837 1,015 1,014 1,080 1,082 1
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight oars owned . 111.8 112.9 118.1 117.5 84.3 85.9 111.3 111.4 100.3 101.8 117.4 119.6 .1
17. Percent home cars of total freight oars on line . 41.2 40.4 35.5 35.5 67.5 69.4 40.o 39.8 41.0 41.5. 42.2 40.9 17

0 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.








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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 152 reports representing 157 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER 1956 AND 1955


Statement No. M.240 (OS-F)


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM No.
1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955 1956 1955
AGGREGATES *
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:0
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 1 388. 1962 549 809 150 170 699 979 125 162 564 821 1-01
1-02. Number of dieeel-eleotric locomotives . 8463 8193 4003 3845 297 282 4300 4127 1055 1060, 3108; 3006 1-02
1-03. Number of eleotrlo looomotlvees. . 89 111 79 101 79 101 2 2 8 8 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . 5 9 2 3 2 3 3 6 1-04
1-0. Total .r .....i. soe. .............. 9945 10275 4633' 4758 447 452 5080 5210 1182 1224 3 683. 3841 1-0
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) .......... 9093 9161 4256 4239 415 401 4671 4640 1111 1148 311 3 73 -
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . 228 447 75 228 11 18 86 246 14 12 128 189 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable . .. .. 624 667 302 291 21 33 323 324 57 64 244 279 1-g08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: 0
2-01. Numberofsteamlocomotives.. .. .. ................... 3028 4514 1082 1541 367 517 1449 2 058 383 597 1196 1859 2-01
2-02. Number of dlesel-electrlo locomotives . 8718 8085 2743 2549 544 372 3287 2921 1417 1486 4014 3678 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 229 246 164 177 17 16 181 193 48 53 2-02
2-04. Number of other locomotives .... ................. ....27 2 7 1 1 1 1 26 2 6 2-0
2-05. Total. . .............................. 12002 12872 3989 4267 929 906 4918 5173 1800 2083 5284 5616
2-06. Number servloeable (not stored) ................. .. 10104 10122 3331 3295 791 667 4122 3962 1599 1767 4383 4393 2-0
2-07. Number serviceable stored............. 506 932 50 200 21 47 71 247 25 80 410 605 2-07
2-0A. Number unservceable .......... : : : : : : : : : : : : 1392 1818 608 772 117 192 725 964 176 236 491 618 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:%
3-01. Number of steam locomotives. .....................358 752 182 417 38 55 220 472 12 15 126 265 3-01
-02. Number of dIesel-electric locomotives.. ............. 1 958 1965 812 804 45 4 8 857 852 329 367 772 746 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 223 216 210 201 210 201 13 15 3-0
3-04. Number of other locomotives.. ... .3 933 04 1422 3 103 1287 1525 341 382 911 1026........ 30
302ota...............................2259 2 9 40 1204 11 224 0 3 1 27 1 52 5 31 382 911 10 260
3 .Number serviceable (not stored). .................. 2249 2420 1047 103 77 84 124 1187 321 362 804 871 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored............ ................. 2473 2 4 8 6 4 2 4 10 6 7 3 37 5 4 5-07
3-08. Number unserviceable.. ............... ... 243 89 149 256 4 15 153 2 71 20 17 70 101 3-0
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serve iceable........... ...................... 2357 2435 2075 2138 4 5 2079 2143 154 157 124 135 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. ......... ........... 194 175 167 153 1 168 153 4 4 22 1 8 4-02
,-03. Total .................... .......... 2 .5 262551 2610 2242 2291 5 5 2247 2296 158 161 146 153 4-03
5. Freight oars on line at close of month:
Home oars,
5-01. Number serviceable................. ....732650 773598 249945 264784 89255 87129 339200 351913 102118 112985 291332 308700 5-01
5-02. Number unservioeable .... . .. 65546 93 72 6' 33550 58717 1611 3691 35161 62408 7771 8477 22614 22841 5-02
5-03. Total .. ..... ............... .. .. .. 798196 867324 283495 323501 90866 90820 374361 414321 109889 121462 313946 331541 5-03
Foreign cars,
-04.Foreign cars, erveable .................11110385 1045314 485520 448268 47523 45829 533043 494097 153435 144643 423907 406574 5-04
5-0. Number unserviceable.. ..................... .. 7742 7115 3087 2651 90 80 3177 2731 1096 1297 3469 3087 5-0
5-05. Total.. .uerv ab e . . ... 1118127 1052 429 488 607 450919 47 613 45909 536 220 496 82 8 154531 145 940 427 376 409 661 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable.................... 1843035 1818912 735465 713052 136778 132958 872243 846010 255553 257628 715239 715274 5-07
5-0. Number unserviceable. ........................ 73 288 100 841 36637 61 36 1701 3771 38 338 65139 8 867 9 774 26083 25928 5-08
5-08. Number unserveable . . 3.1916323 1919753 772102 774420 138479 136729 910581 911149 264420 267402 741322 741202 -
6. Freighcars owned at'close'of month : : ::. ..: : ..: : :.: : : .: 1709985 7177336 657968 670068 161175 157435 819143 827503 265492 264565 625354 625268
7. Passengeh-trarnscare owned at close of month:
7. Passenger train cars owned at close of month: .................. 27733 28960 12951 13637 782 842 13733 14479 3591 3711 10409 10770 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. ............ . 2052 2365 1291 1583 21 21 1312 1604 233 223 507 538 7-02
7-02. Total ...ru.seab ........ ......... .. : : : : : : : : : 29785 31 325 14242 15220 803 863 15045 16 083 3824 3934 10 916 11308 7-03
AVERAGES
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service 66.3 6.5 6.5 6.1 4.7 7.3 6.4 6.2 4.8 5.2 6.6 7.3 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service . 11.6 14.1 15.2 18.1 12.6 21.2 14.7 18.6 9.8 11.3 9.3 11.0 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service 9.6 13.3 12.4 18.0 4.8 14.6 11.9 17.8 5.9 4.5 7.7 9.8 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.6 6.7 7.4 6.7 20.0 7.5 6.7 2.5 2.5 15.1 11.8 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars ... ... ............................... 8.2 10.8 11.8 18.2 1.8 4.1 9.4 15.1 7.1 7.0 7.2 6.9 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ...................... .7 .7 .6 .6 .2 .2 .6 .5 .7 .9 .8 .8 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ................... .. 3.8 5.3 4.7 7.9 1.2 2.8 4.2 7.1 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 6.9 7.5 9.1 10.4 2.6 2.4 8.7 10.0 6.1 5.7 4.6 4.8 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives.. ........... .. 149.2 148.7 149.2 148.9 124.2 136.4 144.4 146.8 138.3 121.5 157.8 161.3 12-01
'..2-02. All road freight locomotives ........ 125.6 116.9 124.6 115.0 105.8 100.5 121.0 112.4 122.8 103.1 130.9 126.2 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives .............. .. 324.0 311.8 256.8 254.5 262.5 259.4 257.2 254.8 330.6 292.8 414.9 397.3 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives........................ 287.0 257.3 223.3 197.4 243.5 211.6 224.6 198.4 311.2 277.5 366.1 337.3 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13i-01. Servicable motorcars..,..... ....................... 100.7 97.9 101.2 97.8 169.3 134.1 101.3 97.9 80.2 83.5 116.4 115.4 13-01
13-02. All motorcars ...... ........................ .. 93.1 91.3 93.7 91.2 135.4 134.1 93.8 91.3 78.1 81.5 98.9 101.9 13-02
14. Car-miles oer freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight carse. .. ................... .. 46.9 46.9 35.5 36.1 48.7 46.2 37.6 37.7 48.5 47.2 57.7 57.8 14-0l
14-02. All freight oars .................... ..45.1 44.5 33.9 33.3 48.1 44.9 36.0 35.0 46.9 45.5 55.6 55.7 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day .. ..................."..... 956 924 741 70 1,388 1,269 840 789 1,010 961 1,081 1,077 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned ............i... 112.1 111.8 117.3 115.6 85.9 86.8 111.2 110.1 99.6 101.1 118.5 118.5 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . 41.7 45.2 36.7 41.8 65.6 66.4 41.1 45.5 41.6 45.4 42.3 44.7 17
0 Returns for dieeel electric and electric locomotives represent the number of locomotives, 1. e., any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month.


* 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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