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

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MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways#
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 1947 AND 1946


_] SOUTHERN DISTRICT
E UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
________________________________________________1947 1946 1947 1946 1947 1946 1947 1946 1947 1946
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 10 428 11 050 5 154 5 415 454 430 1 500 1 569 3 320 3 636 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-eleotric locomotives . 2 810 2 480 1 088 967 12 8 349 298 1 361 1 207 1-02
1:-0. Number of electric locomotives. . 163 163 159 159 4 4 1-03
1-0. Number of other locomotives . . 16 1 7 9 9 9 1-0
1-05. Total . . . 13 417 13 711 6 408 6 550 466 438 1 849 1 867 4 694 4 856 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 11786 11 041 5 622 5 053 442 390 1 648 1 616 4 074 3 982 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored .. . 291 1 088 74 605 7 22 23 81 187 380 1-07
1-OS. Number unserviceable. . . 1 34 0 1 582 712 892 17 26 178 170 433 494 1-0O
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month: -
2-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 20 425 21 400 7 990 8 325 974 998 3 257 3 406 8 204 8 671 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 826 516 188 143 273 111 365 262 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives . .317 341 245 267 28 28 44 46 2-0
2-04. Number of other locomotives . .. 2 3 1 2 2 -0
2-05. Total . . . .. 21 570 22 260 8 423 8 736 1 002 1 026 3 530 3 517 8 615 8 981 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 17 229 16 508 6 668 6 073 852 765 2 958 2 924 6 751 6 746 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . 851 2 075 192 1 020 33 129 87 114 539 812 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3 490 3 677 1 563 1 643 117 132 485 479 1 325 1 423 2-0
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 5 488 6 251 2 440 2 711 201 203 851 985 1 996 2 352 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 492 305 132 80 149 91 211 134 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 292 280 271 259 21 21
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . 3-0
3-05. Total . . ...... 6 272 6 836 2 843 3 050 201 203 1 000 1 076 2 228 2 507 3-0
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . ... 5 015 5 239 2 295 2 226 168 157 771 855 1 781 2 001 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 319 514 71 271 10 25 78 57 160 161 3-0
3-08. Number unserviceable. . . 938 1 083 477 553 23 21 151 164 287 345 3-07
4. Motor cars owned at close of month: 3-08
4-01. Number serviceable. . . 2 447 2 451 2 048 2 034 5 6 -161 161 233 250 4-l01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 177 207 123 156 3 2 8 11 43 38 4-02
4-03. Total .................................... 2 624 2 658 2 171 2 190 8 8 169 172 276 288 4-03
5. Freight care on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 604 014 763 275 225 949 327 462 77 428 82 275 65 358 85 247 235 279 268 291 501
5-02. Number unserviceable . . 67 414 75 149 42 031 45 857 1 682 2 701 5 869 6 257 17 832 20 334 5-02
5-03. Total. . . . 671 428 838 424 267 980 373 319 79 110 84 976 71 227 91 504 253 111 288 625 5-03
Foreign cars, 5
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1 241 465 1 111 624 573 884 488 491 32 839 29 868 171 524 170 266 463 218 422 999 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . ...... 11 002 10 053 4 024 3 546 153 166 1 348 1 430 5 477 4 911 5-o4
5-0. Total . . 1 252 467 1 121 677 577 908 492 037 32 992 30 034 172 872 171 696 468 695 427 910 5-0
All cars (home and foreign), 5-o
5-07. Number serviceable . . 1 845 479 1 874 899 799 833 815 953 110 267 112 143 236 882 255 513 698 497 691 290 5-07
5-09. Number unserviceable . . 78 416 85 202 46 055 49 403 1 835 2 867 7 217 7 687 23 309 25 245 5-07
5-09. Total . ........................... 1923 895 1960 101 845 888 865 356 112 102 115 010 244 099 263 200 721 806 716 5350
6. Freight cars owned at close of month . . 1 745 910 1 759 109 762 770 770 836 147 540 145 813 239 320 238 651 596 280 603 809 -09
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. . . 33 947 34 158 17 480 17 635 913 936 4 059 4 126 11 495 11 461 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable. . . 2 393 2 179 1 430 1 311 34 33 341 255 588 580 7-0
7-03
7-03. Total ........... ............................ .. 36 340 36 337 18 910 18 946 947 969 4 400 4 381 12 083 12 041 7-03
AVERAGES _________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 10.0 11.5 11.1 13.6 3.6 5.9 9.6 9.1 9.2 10.2 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 16.2 16.5 18.6 18 .8 11.7 12.9 13.7 13.6 15.4 15.8 8-02
8-03. Locomotives aeelgned to road passenger service. ....... 15.0 15.8 16.s 18.1 11 4. 10.3 i. 1 IR.2 12.9 13.8 8 -03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month .7 7.8 5.7 7.1 37.5 25.0 .47 4 15.6 13.2 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . .......................... 10.0 9.0 15.7 12.3 2.1 3.2 .2 6.8 7.0 7.0 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. .. .. ............9 .7 .6 .8 .8 1.2 1.1 10-02
10-0 3. All cars (home and foreign) . i. 4: 1 4 *3 5:4 5 .7 i 2 3 .0 2 2 5 1 0-0 3
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train oars. 6.6 6:0 76 36 0 7. 4 3
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . 119.9 o100. 111.6 0.5 120.5 4.8 11 .2 98.0 130.0 12.9 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. ................. 9 7 .3 0 103.3 0 130.0 11.9 12-01
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives .. ........... 2144 .192.0 198 1 172.4 1933 1 47. 12-0
12-04. All road passenger locomotives .... ....... ... .. 169.41 9.9 157.0 129.8 165.6 141.2 129.2 195.3 1 83.5 12-0
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Serviceable motor carse.... ........................ 113.0 107.5 106.4 100.9 166.8 192.8 118.7 117.2 164.8 154.2 13-01
14. Car-miles oer tOfreighto cars- .day: .................................. 0'9 99.0 99.6 93.8 125.1 144.6 111.8 109.0 140.9 131.7 13-02
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. ..................... .. 49.0 37.1 38.7 28.7 64.3 26.1 54.1 40.2 56.8 47.7 14-01
14-02. All freight oars. .........................47.0 35.5 36.7 27.1 63.2 25.6 52.6 39.1 55.0 46.0 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day: ................... 1,6 4 541 1 838 692 1 097 746 1,078 867 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned ... .. 110.2 111.4 110.9 112.3 6.0 78.9 162.0 110.3 121.1 118.7
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line ..... ............. 3.9 2.8 31.7 43.1 70.6 73.9 29.2 34.8 35.1 40.3 17

# Excludes Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad. Filed no report.


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
MAY 1947


Aug5'47





Page2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATrSTICS


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 160 reports representing 169 steam railways#
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR FIVE MONTHS ENDED WITH MAY 1947 AND 1946


SOUTHERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT WESTERN DISTRICT
ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION SOUTHERN REGION ITEM No.
_____________________________1947 1946 1947 1946 1947 1946 1946 1946 1947 1946______
AGGREGATES *
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of steam locomotives . .. 10 608 11 161 5 244 5 505 451 430 1 518 1 581 3 395 3 645 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives . 2 763 2 462 1 071 964 12 8 346 291 1 334 1 199 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. ................ 165 163 161 159 4 4 1-0
1-4. Number of other locomotives ................. 16 19 7 9 9 10 -0
1-05. Total . . . .13 552 13 805 6 483 6 637 463 438 1 864 1 872 4742 4 858 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ...... ............... 11 811 11 535 5 645 5 419 435 391 1 664 1 644 4 067 4 081 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored .................. 319 739 80 369 7 22 23 59 209 289 1-07
1-08. Number unserviceable. . . 1 422 1 531 758 849 21 25 177 169 466 488 1-0O
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives ..... ................. 20 625 21 224 8 068 8 227 963 980 3 262 3 390 8 332 8 627 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives .. ............ .756 519 177 143 223 107 356 269 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 312 342 240 268 28 28 44 46 2-04
2-04. Number of other locomotives . .. 3 3 1 1 2 2 2-0
2-05. Total . . . 21 696 22 088 8486 8 639 991 1 008 3 485 3 497 8734 8 944 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . 17 301 16987 6 700 6 397 854 752 2947 2949 6 800 6 889 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored .. . . .814 1 489 199 669 29 126 61 103 525 591 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. . . 3 581 3 612 1 587 1 573 108 130 477 445 1 409 1 464 2-09
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . 5 675 6 389 2 511 2 725 204 214 884 983 2 076 2 467 3-01
3-02. Number, of diesel-electric locomotives . 453 282 118 75 144 85 191 122 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. . 294 279 272 258 22 21 3-03
3-:o4. Number of other locomotives . . -0
3-0. Total . . . 6 422 6950 2 901 3 058 204 214 1 028 1 068 2289 2 610 3-
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . .. 5063 5 592 2 287 2 405 173 174 804 871 1 799 2 142 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . 337 277 100 125 10 16 69 46 158 90 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable.. . . 022 1 081 514 528 21 24 155 151 332 378 3-08
4. Motor cars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. .. . . 2413 2 431 2 015 2 019 6 6 157 162 235 244 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. . . 209 234 153 177 2 2 12 10 42 45 4-02
4-03. Total .... ............................ .. 2 622 2 665 2 168 2 196 8 8 169 172 277 289 4-03
5. Freight care on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable . . 578 277 719 152 221244 301969 69 515 79 402 64 849 80 111 222 669 257 670 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable . . .. 62 349 68 555 39 482 40716 1 512 2 022 5 367 5 926 15 988 19 891 5-02
5-03. Total . . . 640 626 787707 260726 342685 71 027 81 424 70216 86 037 238 657 277 561 5-03
Foreign cars,
5-04. Number serviceable . . 1273487 1155445 605223 520994 30010 27159 173750 174613 464504 432679 5-04
5-05. Number unserviceable . 1......0 968 10 373 4 14-0 3 692 166 182 1 313 1 352 5 349 5 147 5-0
5-06. Total . . ..... .. 1284455 1165818 609363 524686 30176 27341 175063 175965 469853 437826 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable . .. ......... 1 851764 1 874 597 826 467 822963 99525 106 561 238599 254724 687173 690349 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable . . 73 317 78 928 43 622 44 408 1 678 2 204 6 680 7 278 21 337 25 038 5-08
5-09. Total. .................................... 1 925 081 1 953 525 870089 867 371 101 203 108765 245279 262 002 708 510 715 387 2-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ...... .................. 1 747 853 1 763 255 763 784 773 373 147 529 145 527 238 376 237 861 598 164 606 492
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable . . 33 824 34 085 17 349 17 558 920 935 4 074 4 141 11 481 11 451 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable . . ... 2 446 2 243 1 531 1 398 34 34 318 236 563 575 7-02
7-03. Total .......... ............................ 36 270 36 328 18 880 18 956 954 969 4 392 4 377 12 044 12 026 7-03
AVERAGES _________
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service. 10.5 11.1 11.7 12.8 4.5 5.7 9.5 9.0 9.8 10.0 8-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service. . 16.5 16.4 18.7 18.2 10.9 12.9 13.7 12.7 16.1 16.4 8-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 15.9 15.6 17.7 17.3 10.3 11.2 15.1 14.1 14.5 14.5 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month .. 8.0 8.8 7.1 8.1 25.0 25.0 7.1 5.8 15.2 15.6 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars . . . 9.7 8.7 15.1 11.9 2.1 2.5 7.6 6.9 6.7 7.2 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ........... ......................... .9 .9 .7 .7 .6 .7 .8 .8 1.1 1.2 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ..... ................. .3.8 4.0 5.0 5.1 1.7 2.0 2.7 2.8 30 .5 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. 6.7 6.2 8.1 7.4 3.6 3.5 7.2 5.4 4.7 .8 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . 119.7 112.4 111.6 106.0 112.8 99-5 116.3 111.8 130.0 119.9 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. . . 95.5 86.4 88.1 78.5 97.2 74.2 98.4 94.3 101.2 92.4 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. . 217.2 222.7 198.1 202.1 195.5 206.9 204.9 194.2 248.9 258.6 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives. . 171.2 179.2 156.2 159.0 165.8 168.3 160.3 158.4 195.6 212.3 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Serviceable motor cars. . . 112.0 114.1 106.3 108.7 166.3 180.0 119.3 120.3 154.3 152.5 13-01
13-02. All motor cars. . . 103.1 104.1 98.8 100.0 124.7 135.0 110.8 113.3 130.9 128.8 13-02
14. Car-miles ner freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars.. . . 47.0 41.8 37.0 33.6 60.3 40o.8 51.9 46.3 55.3 50.0 14-01
14-02. All freight cars.. . . 45.2 40.1 35.1 31.9 59.3 40.0 50.5 45.0 53.6 48.2 14-02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . . 973 812 772 656 1,700 1.084 1,081 894 1,078 929 15
16. Percent freight oars on line of freight cars owned . 110.1 110.8 113.9 112.2 68.6 f4.7 102.9 110.1 18.4 118.0 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. . 33.3 40.3 30.0 39.5 70.2 74.9 28.6 32.8 33.7 38.8 17

# Excludes Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad. Filed no report.
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, u. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1947--0-O750185
The averages are computed for each railway separately and then totaled.




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