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

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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


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


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 159 reports representing 168 steam railways
(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1947 AND 1946


J SOUTHERN DISTRICT
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... ...................... 10126 10830 4932 5263 538 505 1 450 1580 3206 3482 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 3000 2650 1180 1016 26 26 410 349 1384 1 257 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. 165 164 160 160 5 4 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives .. ..................17 18 8 9 9 9 1-0
1-05. Total.. .. : : : : 13308 13662 6280 6450 564 531 1860 192-9 4604 4752 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) 11920 11 816 5532 5454 507 477 1706 1697 4175 4188 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored ...206 344 88 152 16 8 24 54 78 130 1-07
1-0S. Number unserviceable. ...................... 112 1502 660 844 41 46 130 178 351 434 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives 19960 21085 762 8 056 1 10 1122 3175 5412 8051 8493 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 986 617 260 156 5 2 325 174 396 285 2-02
2-03. Number of electric looomotlves .5321 3515 24 241 28 28 45 46 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives. ............... ................. 2 3 1 2 2 2-0
2-05. Total ....... ........ .... ............... .. 21269 22018 8132 8454 1143 1152 3550 3586 8494 8826 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ..... ................ 17 327 17212 6498 6289 958 933 2 949 3028 6 922 6962 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored. ................... 546 895 157 420 38 48 84 74 267 353 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. ..................... ..3396 3 911 1477 1745 147 171 467 484 1305 1511 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives ........ 5 235 5 869 2 44 2 b 37 214 235 839 934 1 838 2 163 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives ... 594 383 166 101 8 2 171 132 249 148 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. 277 294 256 27 4 21 20 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives .. 6 5 22 23 1010 06 08 233 3-
3-05. Total ............ .. ............................4: 25766149.218 922443171190 69086 1715.1 889
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) 469 5 149 2168 2244 177 190 769 826 715 168 3-0
3-07. Number serviceable stored..9 ........................282 346 98 155 12 8 88 76 84 107 3-07
3-09. Number unserviceable .. .................... ..995 1i051 500 513 33 39 153 164 309 335 3-08
4. Motor cars owned at lose of month:
4-01. Number serviceable.. ..... ..................... 22449 2 421 2057 2017 4 6 168 166 220 232 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable .. ..................... ..170 202 111 149 4 2 6 13 49 40 4-02
-03. Total.................................2 619 2 623 2168 2 166 8 8 174 177 269 272 4-03
5. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable..................... .573267 634515 217573 241401 73602 89765 68797 76885 213295 226464 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable .... 66405 60 315 42173 36 143 2017 2 800 6014 5 109 16201 14 261 5-02
5-03. Total... ................... ...639 672 694 828 259 746 279 544 75 619 92 565 74 811 81 994 229 496 240 725 5-03
Foreign cars,
Foreig5-04. Number serviceable .............. 1282770 1243980 588331 576 973 40915 42164 175069 172932 478455 451911 5-04
5-04. Number unserviceable ......................... 9544 8 932 3599 2 910 207 167 1332 1 209 4406 4 646 5-05
5-:06. Total .N ..................... 1292314 1 252 912 591 930 579 883 41122 42 331 176 401 174 141 482 861 456557 5-0
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable. ........................ 856037 1878495 805904 818374 114517 131929 243 866 249817 691750 678375 5-07
5-08. Number unserviceable. .. ....................75 949 69 245 45 772 41 053 2 224 2 967 7 346 6 318 20 607 18 907 5-08
5-09. Total. .... ... ... 1 931 986 1 947 74C 851 676 859 427 116 741 134 896 251 212 256 135 712 357 697 282 5-09
6. Freight cars ownedoatacioselofmonth 1 ................ 1741253 13753402 744 632 753 014 161330 161263 246199 242038 589092 597087 6
7. Passenger-trar n care owned at close of month:
7. 01. Number servtrain cars owned at close of month: e ...................... 34574 34240 17599 17475 1022 1050 4211 4265 11 742 11450 7-01
7-0. Number unserviceable .. 2044 2 034 1207 1 243 37 34 297 266 503 491 7-02
7-02. NumbToa er unserv. cable. .. ..................... 36 618 36274 18806 18718 1059 1084 4508 4 b31 12245 11941 7-03
7-03. Total..........................................
AVERAGES ---
8. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ..8.9 11.0 10.5 13.1 7.3 8.7 7.0 9.2 7.6 9.1 S-01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service ........ 16.0 17.8 18.2 20.6 12.8 14.8 13.3 13.5 1:.4 17.1 9-02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service. 16.3 16.1 18.1 17.6 14.9 16.5 15.1 124 l.7 14.4 -03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 6.5 7.7 5.1 6.9 50.0 25.0 3.4 6.2 18.2 14.7 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars 10.4 8.7 16.2 13.6 2.7 3.0 8.0 6.2 7.1 59 10-O1
10-02. Foreign cars............ ........................ .7 .7 .6 .5 .5 4 .8 .7 .9 1.0 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) ................3.9 3. .4 4.8 1.9 2.2 2.9 2.5 2.9 2.7 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cares. 5 : 5.6 "4 6.6 3.5 3.1 6.6 5.9 4.1 4.1 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. 121.8 118.7 111.5 110.8 122.1 99.5 111.3 113.8 135.-9 129.6 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives. 99.6 93.9 89.3 84.7 102.0 80.9 93.5 95.7 111.6 103.7 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives .221.6 21.8 9202.9 199.0 205.4 188.6 11 193.0 257.4 21 12-0
12-04. All road passenger locomotives .174.6 171.3 158.0 154.7 168.0 151.0 IL8.7 148.6 209.2 206. 12-04
13. Miles per motor oar-day:
13-01. Serviceable motor care 107.9 1147 102.2 109.6 137.0 177.3 119. 118.4 151.8 155.1 13-01
13-02. All motor cars. ... 100.8 105.7 96.7 102.1 .5 133.0 113.9 109.7 125.9 130.6 13-02
14. Car-miles ner freight car-day: 65.
14-01. Serviceable freight cars. 49. 4.7 76 36 6o.7 44.4 51.5 5.4 60.0
.135.3 14-02
14-02. All freight cars 7 46 3 59.6 3 50.0 .1 5U 14-o2
Net All freight oars..............................477 1.111.o o 146.16 1. 1o-
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day ................... ... 1,026 938 80 1,7 112 1,090 06 164 1,10 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned. ........... .1.0 111.1 114.4 ll 2.4 83.6 102.0 165.8 10.9 16.8 6
17. Percent home care of total freight oars on line. 33.1 35.7 30.5 32.5 4.8 68.6 29.8 32.0 32.2 34.5 17


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Page 2 INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I STEAM RAILWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 159 reports representing 168 steam railways
(CLASS 1 SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR ELEVEN MONTHS ENDED WITH NOVEMBER 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 .10405 11052 573 5376 524 503 1 506 1614 3 302 3557 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 2 846 2528 1095 975b 26 21 385 322 1 342 1 10 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives. 165 163 160 159 5 4 1-0N
1-04. Number of other locomotives 16 18 7 9- 9 9 1-0
1-05. Total .......... ............................ .. 13434 13 761 6 335 6521 550 524 1 6 91 1 936 4 656 4 780 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ........ ............... 11 820 11646 5 535 5415 511 472 1 694 1697 4080 4064 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored 285 5b80 91 265 10 18 27 62 157 235 1-07
1-0. Number unserviceable. ...... ..................... 1 329 1535 709 b45 29 34 170 177 421 481 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:
2-01. Number of steam locomotives 20 371 21154 7798 8040 1118 1134 3 263 3458 8192 8522 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives 845 543 205 145 4 1 95 135 341 262 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. 317 332 245 258 28 26 44 46 2-04
2-04. Number of other locomotives 2 3 1 2 2 0
2-05. Total 21 535 22032 8 248 8444 1150 1163 3 555 3 593 8579 8832 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored) 17281 17134 6 506 6 319 970 910 2 97 3004 6827 6901 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored 765 1230 214 523 37 93 100 118 414 496 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable. 33489 3668 1 526 1602 143 160 480 471 1 338 1435 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:
3-01. Number of steam locomotives 5512 6188 2436 2.o49 223 236 864 977 1 989 2:326 3-01
3-02. Number of dieeel-electric locomotives 517 326 137 90 5 1 171 108 204 127 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives. 286 284 265 263 21 21 3-
3-04. :Number of other locomotives .. 30
3-05. Total...... ...............6 3.5 679 2 83 3002 228 237 1035 1085 2 214 2474 3-0
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ... ............... .5000 5427 2 243 2355 190 192 796 855 1771 2025 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored 316 29b 91 129 12 14 8 6 8 125 87 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable. ...999 1073 504 518 26 31 151 162 318 362 3-08
4. Motor cars owned at lose of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. ... 2423 2432 2026 2023 5 6 165 165 225 238 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable. 198 212 141 157 3 2 10 12 44 41 4-02
4-03. Total .......... ............................ 2621 2644 2 169 21 0 8 8 175 177 269 279 4-03
5. Freight care on line at close of month:
Home cars,
5-01. Number serviceable .......... .................... 581889 665342 195 82 268594 76505 77 974 65 999 75470 219803 243304 5-01
5-02. Number unserviceable 66 378 67476 41575 40679 2058 2556 6054 5776 16691 18465 5-02
5-03. Total. 64o 0267 732 820 261157 309 273 78563 80530 72053 81248 2364 94 261769 5-03
Foreign cars, 5
5-04. Number serviceable 1. 267377 L.207193 579603 5 42 648 42476 41341 173 975 175399 471 323 447805 5-o4
5-05. Number unserviceable 10 613 10180 3 934 3531 258 229 1 350 1392 5071 5028 5-05
5-06. Total. 1 277 990 1217 373 5 3 537 546179 42 734 41570 175 325 176 791 476 394 452 833 5-06
All cars (home and foreign),
5-07. Number serviceable 1. 849266 1672 535 799185 811 24 2 1.18981 L19315 239 974 250869 691126 691109 5-07
5-09. Number unserviceable 76 991 77650 45509 44210 2 316 2785 7404 7170 21762 23493 5-09
5-09. Total. ........ ......................... .. 1 926 257 1 950193 844 694 855 45 2 121 297 122 100 247 37 58 039 712 888 714602 5-09
6. Freight cars owned at close of month ..... ................... 1745104 2 750 995 748415 756 631 161 352 160184 245 603 242 114 591 734 600066 6
7. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
7-01. Number serviceable. 34069 34155 17 323 17467 1028 1045 4192 4256 11 526 11 387 7-01
7-02. Number unserviceable ... 2 357 2149 1442 1314 37 39 326 257 552 539 7 -02
7-03. Total 36 4 26 36 304 16765 18781 1065 1084 4518 451 12078 11926 7-03
AVERAGES ________
6. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
8-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ..9 11.2 11.2 12.9 5.3 6.5 9.0 9.1 9. 0 10.1 -01
8-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service ..16.2 16.6 16.5 19.0 12.4 13. 13.5 13.1 1'6 162 02
8-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service .15.6 15.8 11.9 17.3 11.4 13.1 14.5 14.9 1.4 14 69 8-03
9. Percent unserviceable of rail motor cars at close of month 7.6 .0 .5 7.2 37.5 25.0 5.7 6. 16.4 14.7 9
10. Percent unserviceable of freight care on line at close of month:
10-01. Home cars 10.2 9.2 15.9 13.2 2.6 3.2 8.4 7.1 7.1 7.1 10-01
10-02. Foreign cars. ........... ......................... .. .8 .7 .6 .6 .6 .8 .8 1.1 1.1i 10-02
10-03. All cars (home and foreign) .... ................. ..4.o 4.0 .4 2 1.9 2.3 3.0 2.8 1 3 10-03
11. Percent unserviceable of total railway-owned passenger-train cars. 6.5 5.9 .7 7.0 3.5 36 7 57 46 11
12. Miles per locomotive-day:
12-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives .120.0 116.1 110.7 109.3 u34.4 105.0 111.0 111.6 133.6 125.7 12-01
12-02. All road freight locomotives ..96.3 90.3 87.4 81.8 96.5 2.2 92.9 93.5 106.3 96.2 12-02
12-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives ..218. b 222. 199.7 202.8 19.7 19. 199.1 195.2 25.3 2591 12-03
12-04. All road passenger locomotives 173.1 177.6 157.8 159-1 lb.4 11l.9 153.1 153.9 202.5 212.1 12-04
13. Miles per motor car-day:
13-01. Serviceable motor care .. 113.4 116.7 107.7 111.7 167.8 179.2 121.5 121.3 157.6 154.1 13-01
13-02. All motor cars.. ........................ 10.9 107.3 100.7 103.7 104.9 134.4 ll4.6 113.1 131.9 131.5 13-02
14. car-miles per freight car-day:
14-01. Serviceable freight cars ...................7.744.3 37.0 35.1 56"5s47.2 51.0 47. 57.5 53.2 14-O1
14-02. All freight cars ca.......... ....................... 45. 425 350 33.3 55.5 46.1 95 55 51.5 -02
15. Net ton-miles per freight car-day .994 g90 765 715 1,53 1,242 1,0 5 97 114 1,011 15
16. Percent freight cars on line of freight cars owned 110.4 110.9 112.9 113.1 75.2 76.2 101.5 106.6 120.5 119 1 16
17. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line. .33.7 37.6 30.9 36.2 64.8 66.0 29.1 31.5 33.2 36.:6 17


* 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, u. s. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1948-0-750185
The averages are computed for each railway separately and then totaled.




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