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

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UNIVERSITY OF FLOR DA 3 1262 08854 1957


MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES
Compiled from 150 reports representing 155 railroads

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 1957 AND 1956


Statement No. M-240 (OS-F)
AUGUST 1957


U.S.


Returns for diesel electric and electric .ocomotives represent the number of locomotivee, i. e., any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month.


A. EASTERN DISTRICT

DEP OITORY TM UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICT 19I7 POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM N. 1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1956
AGGREGATES
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:0
1-01. Number of steam locomotives. ................884 1272 322 528 126 135 448 663 102 121 334 488 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives............ 8671 8 426 4072 3998 329 301 4 401 4 299 1 069 1 049 3201 3 078 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives . . . ................. . . . .. 69 89 58 80 - - 58 80 2 2 9 7 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives.................. 5 6 33 3 3- 2 3 1-04
1-05. Total9............ . ............... 9629 9793 4455 4609 455 436 4910 5045 1173 1172 3546 3576 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored) ............... 8 874 9 063 4 110 4 267 426 406 4 536 4 673 1094 1 106 3244 3284 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored........... ................. 27 166 00 59 20 13 120 72 26 1 127 81 1-07
1-08. Number unservicable. . .......... .................... 482 564 245 285 9 17 254 300 53 53 175 211 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of month:4
2-01. Number of dteac locomotives... ................ 1943 2 840 674 1054 278 340 952 1 394 237 363 754 1 083 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locootives... . . . . . .............9194 8 649 2 939 2 724 755 573 3 694 3297' 1 175 1 246 4 325 4 106 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives. . . . ....... .............. 246 216 184 163 28 16 212 179 - - 34 37 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives.............. ................ 26 26 -- 1 I 1 1 - - 25 2 5 2-04
2-05. Total........................... ........11409 11731 3797 3941 1062 930 4 859 4871 1 412 1609" 5138 5251 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored).. . . . . . . . .. .............. 9931 10025 3307 3305 950 804 4 257 4 109 1 201 1 398 4 473 4 518 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored.......................553 417 120 67 15 15 135 82 97 37 321 298 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable........................925 1 289 370 569 97 111 467 680 114 174 344 435 2-05
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month
3-01. Number of steam locomotives. ................151 291 59 152 34 35 93 187 14 12 44 92 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. . . . . . ... ........... 1864 1. 953 790 815 51 47 841 862 266 293 757 798 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives�.�. .....................203 217 196 206 - - 196 206 - - 7 11 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives.................- 3-04
3-05. Total............................. 2218 2461 1045 1173 85 82 113 125 280 5 80-8 901 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (ot stored)....................... 2011 2 221 949 1048 81 80 100 1128 249 281 732 812 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored.. .................866 41 18 8 3 21 9 3 1 42 31 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable............ ................... 141 199 78 117 1 1 79 118 28 23 34 58 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable.............................. 2 339 2322 2 077 2 042 5 5 2 082 2 047 141 153 116 122 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable............................... 211 205 188 177 188 177 4 5 19 23 4-02
4-03. Total................................................. 2550 2 527 2 265 2 219 5 5 2 270 2 224 145 158 135 145 4-03
5. Diesel-electric units assigned at close of month:
5-01. Yard service.................................8 830 - 4 175 . 334 - 4 509 - 1 098 - 3 223 . 5-01
5-02. Road freight service...... ................... 15 891 - 5 014 - 949 - 5 963 - 2 486 - 7 442 - 5-02
5-03. Road passenger service...................3 016 - 1 115 - 68 - 1 183 - 438 - 1 395 - 5-03
5-04. Total....................................... 27 737 - 10 304 - 1 351 - 11 655 - 4 022 - 12 060 - 5-04
6. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
6-01. Number serviceable . . . ... ................... . 778 476 748 296 262 817 256 662 101 610 90 466 364 427 347 128 ib8 757 101 486 305292 299 682 6-01
6-02. Number unserviceable...... .................. 80 222 68 620 44 846 35 435 1 155 1 225 46 001 36 660 8668 7857 25553 24103 6-02
6-03. Total................ ......858 698 816 916 307 663 292097 102 765 91 691 410 428 383788 117 425 109343 330 845 323 785 0-03
Foreign cars,
6-04. Number serviceable . . . ...... ................... 1068864 1102969 448 324 473690 51174 47 399 499 498 521089 144 798 146 082 424 568 435 798 6-04
6-05. Number unserviceable ............. ................. 7498 8 180 2 707 3 422 67 77 2 774 3 499 1 386 1 031 3338 3 650 b-05
6-06. Total . . ........ ............................076 362 1111149 451031 477112 51241 47476 502 272 524 588 146184 147113 427906 439448 6-06
All cars (home and foreign),
6-07. Number serviceable . . . ... .................... 1847 340 1851 265 711 141 730 352 152 784 137 865 863 925 868 217 253 555 247 568 729 860 735 480 6-07
6-08. Number unserviceable...... .................. 87 720 76 800 47 553 38 857 1 222 1 302 48 775 40 159 10 054 8888 280891 27753 b-8
6-09. Total..........................1935060 1928065 758 694 769209 154 006 139 167 912 700 908376 263 609 256456 758 751 763233 6-09
7. Freight cars owned at close of month..................1742 105 1714 106 666 675 659 787 172 656 162 881 839 331 822 668 272 532 265 746 630 242 625 692 7
8. Passenger-train cars owned at close of month:
8-01. Number serviceable..................................... 26 566 27 635 12 574 12 886 734 776 13 308 13 662 3 538 3 570 9 720 10 4fl5 8-01
8-02. Number unserviceable . . ..... .................... . 813 1 818 1 191 1 127 16 2 1 1 207 1 148 165 221 441 44 5 8-02
8-03. Total . ......... .......................... 28 379 29 453 13765 14 013 750 797 14 515 14 810 3703 3791 10 161 10 852 8-03
AVERAGES
9. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
9-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ...... 5.0 5.8 5.5 6.1 2.0 3.9 5.2 5.9 4.5 4.5 4.9 5.9 9-01
9-0. Locomotives assigned to road freight service........ .. 8.1 11.0 9.7 14:4 9.1 11.9 9.6 14.0 8.1 10.8 6.7 8.3 9-02
9-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service....... 6.4 8.1 7.5 10.0 1.2 1.2 7.0 9.4 10.0 7.5 4.2 6.4 9-03
10. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month ..... 8.3 8.1 8.3 8.0 - - 8.3 8.0 2.8 3.2 14.1 15.9 10
11. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
11-01. Home cars. . . ........ . ........................9.3 8.4 14.6 12.1 1.1 1.3 11.2 9.6 7.4 7.2 7.7 7.4 11-01
11-02. Foreign cars. . . . ... ....................... . . .. .7 .7 .6 .7 .1 .2 .6 .7 .9 .8 .8 .8 11-02
11-03. All cars (home and foreign). . . ..... ...............4.5 4.0 6.3 5.1 .8 .9 5.3 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.6 11-03
12. Percent unserviceable of total railroad-owned passenger-train cars 6.4 6.2 8.7 8.0 2.1 2.6 8.3 7.8 4.5 5.8 4.3 4.1 12
13. Miles per locomotive-day:
13-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . ............ . 147.7 150.1 139.9 146.2 104.0 124.8 132.0 141.9 164.6 152.1 158.1 156.7 13-01
13-02. All road freight locomotives . . . . ............... 128.0 127.1 121.3 120.9 92.3 107.5 115.0 118.3 141.1 131.6 136.5 133.8 13-02
13-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives ............ . 341.7 329.6 256.7 254.4 250.0 255.0 256.2 254.4 410.7 358.0 437.8 424.6 13-03
13-04. All road passenger locomotives . . . . .............. . 308.6 296.2 233.1 225.0 235.1 245.5 233.3 226.5 362.3 328.1 394.2 384.2 13-04
14. Miles per diesel-electric unit day:
14-01. Road freight units . . . .... .................... 210.6 - 187.8 - 188.9 - 188.0 - 192.5 - 234.8 - 14-01
14-02. Road Passenger units. . ........ ................... 444.5 - 327.8 - 349.1 - 329.0 436.0 545.5 - 14-02
15. Average number of units per diesel-electric locomotive:
15-01. Yard service.. ....................... 1 - 1 11 1 1 1 - 15-01
15-02. Road freight servioc. ...................2 - 2 - 1 - 2 2 2 - 15-02
15-03. Road passenger service . . . ... ..................2 - 1- 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 15-03
16. Miles per motorcar-day:
16-01. Serviceable motorcars . . .... .................. 103.0 103.2 101.8 103.2 63.2 133.0 101.8 103.2 93.5 90.5 137.7 117.7 16-01
16-02. All motorcars . . ...... ...................... 94.8 95.3 93.8 95.4 63.2 133.0 93.7 95.5 90.9 87.1 117.5 101.4 16-02
17. Oar-miles per freight car-day:
17-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . .. ................. . 47.6 46.7 35.7 34.8 47.8 49.2 37.9 37.2 45.8 48.0 59.7 57.1 17-01
17-02. All freight cars. ..................... 45.4 44.7 33.5 33.0 47.4 48.6 35,8 35.5 44.0 46.2 57.4 55.0 17-02
18. Net ton-miles per freight car-day. . ................. 970 965 741 748 1.420 1.450 858 861 966 1,019 1,107 1,069 18
19. Percent freight care on line of freight cars owned..... .........111. 112.5 113.8 116.6 69.2 A5.4 108.7 110.4 96.7 96.5 120.4 122.0 19
20. Percent home cars of total freight care on line .......... 44.4 42.4 40.6 38.0 66.7 65.9 45.0 42.2 44.5 42.6 43.6 42.4 20


GPO 931956


INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS







INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
1'"2 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS Shatafig. -U-2. (0.F)

MOTIVE POWER AND CAR EQUIPMENT OF CLASS I RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES

Compiled from 150 reports representing 155 railroads

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR EIGHT MONTHS ENDED WITH AUGUST 1957 AND 1956


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN REGION WESTERN DISTRICTr ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITM Nq

1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1956 1957 1936

AGGREGATES *
1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:
1-01. Number of stqam locomotives. . . .. ................976 1464 399 573 128 154 527 727 101 129 348 608 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. ...... ........... 8644 8421 4071 3979 319 295 4390 4274 1062 1053 3192 3094 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives . . . . ..............82 91 72 81 - - 72 80 2 2 8
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . . .. ................5 7 3 3 - - 3 3 - - 2 1-04
1-05. Total.. ........................... 9707 9983 4545 4636 447 449 4992 5085 1165 1184 3550 3714 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored)................ 8936 9067 4204 4234 427 417 4631 4651 1099 1111 3206 3 305 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored......................257 257 75 8 7 9 IC 84 9 7 17 12 156 j48 1-7
1-08. Number unservicable...........................514 659 266 315 11 22 277 37 49 188 261 1-08
2. Looomotives assigned to road freight service at coee of month:57
2-01. Number of eteam locomotives.......... ................ 2138 3188 781 1126 291 382 1072 1508 240 404 826 1276 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. ...... ........... 8952 8 57 5 2 847 2 691 704 514 3 551 3 2 0 5 1 200 1 404 4 201 3966 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives . . . . ..............237 231 174 163 28 16 202 179 - - 35 52 2-0?
2-04. Number of other locomotives..... ................26 27 - - I 1 1 125 C, 2,04
2-05. Total........... ........................... 11353 12021 3802 3980 1024 913 4826 4893 1440 1808 5087 5320 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored)......... .............. 9707 10010 3282 3290 906 774 4188 4064 1252 1598 4267 4348 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . . . . ................. .624 554 91 50 16 18 107 68 69 24 448 462 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable...... ................... 1022 1 457 429 640 102 121 531 761 119 186 372 510 2-0
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:0
3-01. Number of steam locomotives . . . . . ................169 405 72 208 34 3 8 106 246 14 12 49 147 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. . . .... ........... 1891 1 977 798 819 51 44 849 863 272 338 770 776 3,02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives...... ............211 227 203 214 - - 203 214 -- 8 13 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives . . . . . ................ - - - - - - - - - - - 3-04
3-05. Total. . . . ............ ........................... 2271 2609 1 073 1241 85 82 1158 1323286 350 827 936 3.05
3-06. Number serviceable (not stored) . . . . .............. . 2046 2 297 963 1 067 81 76 1044 1143 259 333 743 841 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . . . . ................. .58 5 1 12 9 2 2 14 11 3 - 41 40 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable............ ................... 167 261 98 165 2 4 100 169 24 17 43 75 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable. . .......... .......... . ....2375 2364 2112 2080 5 5 2117 2085 141 154 117 l 25 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable............ ................... 186 189 159 163 - - 159 163 4 5 23 91 4-02
4-03. Total................ ........................... 2561 2553 2271 2243 5 5 2276 2248 145 159 140 146 4-03
5. Diesel-electric units assigned at close of month:
5-01. Yard service........ .......................8 775 - 4 145 - 326 - 4 471 - 1 090 _ 3 214 - 5,01
5-02. Road freight service...... ................... 15 604 - 4 881 - 883 - 5 764 2 505 - 7 335 5-02
5-03. Road passenger service........... .................. 3026 - 1114 - 68 - 1 182 449 - 1395 - 5-03
5-04. Total . . ........ .......................... 27 405 - 10140 - 1 277 - 11I417 - 4044 - 11944 - 5-04
6. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Homs cars,
6-01. Number serviceable . . . . .. ................... 790 311 740 457 263643 251 277 102 484 89 522 366 127 340 799 110 920 10573 8 313 264 295 920 6-01
6-02. Number unserviceable . . . . .. .................. . 71 346 66 57 6 36 873 34 227 1 320 1 778 38 193 36005 8 910 7 79 6 24 243 22 77 5 6-02
6-03. Total . . . ...... ...........................861 657 807033 300 516 285504 1035804 91300 404 320 376804 119 830 111534 337 507 318 69, 0-03
Foreign cars,
6-0o4. Number serviceable . . . . ..... ...................1050789 1099365 463539 480967 47875 47801 511414 528768 147998 152417 391377 418180 6-04
6-05. Number unserviceable. .......... .................. 7541 7881 2952 3102 92 100 3044 3202 1351 1085 3146 4 594 b-05
6-06. Total . . . ....... ......................... 1058330 1107246 466491 484069 47967 47901 514458 531970 149349 153502 394523 421774 6-06
All cars (home and foreign),
6-07. Number serviceable . . . . .. ................... . 1841100 1 839822 727182 732244 150359 137323 877541 869567 258918 256155 704641 714 100 6-07
6-08. Number unserviceable . . . . .. .................. . 78887 74 45 7 39 825 37 329 1 412 1!878 41 237 39 207 10 261 8 881 27389 26 369 6-0
6-09. Total . . . .......... .........................1919987 1 914279 767007 769573 151771 139201 918778 908774 269179 265036 732030 740469 6-09
7. Freight oare owned at close of month . . . . ..... ................1 733028 1708867 665 384 657509 169835 160 208 835 219 817 717 269 986 265474 627 823 625676 7
8. Passenger-train care owned at close of month:
8-01. Number serviceable . . . .... .................... 26 703 27 849 12 572 13008 733 7 9 3 13 305 135801 3 557 3 608 9 841 10440 8-01
8-02. Number unserviceable.............................. 1964 2087 1 307 1 312 18 21 1 325 1 333 183 22 7 456 527 8-02
8-03. Total...........................28667 29936 13879 14320 751 814 14630 15134 3740 3835 10297 10967 8-03
AVERAGES
9. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
9-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ...... 5.3 6.6 5.9 6.8. 2.5 4.9 5.5 6.6 4.2 5.2 5.3 7.0 9-01
9-02. Locomotives ssigned to road freight service........ .9.0 12.1 11.3 16.1 10.0 13.3 11.0 15.6 8.3 10.3 7.3 9.6 9-01
9-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service 7...... 7.4 10.0 9.1 13.3 2.4 4.9 8.6 12.8 8.4 4.9 5.2 8.0 9 03
10. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month 7..... 7.3 7.4 7.0 7.3 - - 7.0 7.3 2.8 3.1 16.4 14.4 10
11. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
11-01. Home cars. . ....... ........................ 8.3 8.2 12.3 12.0 1.3 1.9 9.4 9.6 7.4 7.0 7.2 7.1 11-01
11-02. Foreign cars. . . ......... ....................... . 7 .7 .6 .6 .2 .2 .6 .6 .9 .7 .8 .9 11-02
11-03. All cars (home and foreign) . . .. ............... . 4.1 3.9 5.2 4.9 .9 1.3 4.5 4.3 3.8 3.4 7 3.6 11-03
12. Percent userviceable of total railroad-owned paseenger-train cars 6.9 7.0 9.4 9.2 2.4 2.6 9.1 8.8 4.9 5.9 412
13. Miles per locomotive-day:
13-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives. . . ... ........... 147.8 149.9 142.9 150.5 105.6 126.8 134.8 146.0 168.2 139.1 154.4 157.6 13-01
13-02. All road freight locomotives................126.3 124.8 123.3 124.4 93.4 107.5 117.0 121.3 146.3 122.9 129.6 128.8 13-02
13-03. Serviceable red passenger locootives. .......... 339.7 321.0 260.3 255.3 246.2 267.9 259.2 256.1 405.7 323.7 429.9 410.3 13-03
13-0. All road passenger locomotve..... ..............306.1 282.6 233.6 219.5 234.6 248.3 233.7 221.3 367.4 308.0 386.3 359.9 13-04
14. Miles per diesel-electric unit day:
14-01. Road freight units........................... 209.7 - 189.1 - 189.1 - 189.1 - 197.6 - 230.0 - 14-01
14-02. Road Passenger units......................... 442.9 - 335.6 - 346.0 - 336.2 - 453.0 - 530.1 - 14-02
15. Average number of unite per diesel-electric locomotive:
15-01. Yard eervice.............. ....................... 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 -15-01
15-02. Road freight service........................ ......2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 2 - 15-02
15-03. Road passenger service . . . . .. .................. .2 -1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 15-03
16. Miles per motorcar-day:
16-01. Serviceable motorcars. . . ... .................. 102.3 100.7 101.7 101.4 115.9 135.8 101.8 101.4 85.1 81.4 132.3 112.0 16-01
16-02. All motorcars . . . ..... ...................... 94.8 93.2 94.6 94.0 115.9 135.8 94.6 94.1 82.8 78.9 110.5 95.9 16-02
17. Oar-miles per freight car-day:
17-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . . . ................. 46.0 46.6 35.1 35.6 46.9 47.9 37.1 37.5 46.7 48.5 56.9 56.9 17-01
17-02. All freig1kt care............ ..................... 44,1 44.8 33.3 33.9 46.5 47.2 35.4 35.9 44.9 46.8 54.7 54.9 17-02
18. Net ton-miles per freight car-day................... 925 942 709 731 1335 1353 812 826 947 1,001 1,058 1,063 18
19. Percent freight care on line of freight care owned ........... . 110.8 112.0 115.3 117.0 69.4 66.9 110.0 111.1 99.7 99.8 116.6 1183 19
20. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line .......... 44.9 42.2 39.2 37.1 68.4 1 65.61 44.0 41.5 1 44.51 42 14.i A 20
Returns for diesel electric and electric :.ooomotives represent the number of locomotives, i. e., any combination of locomotive units operated under a single control at the close of each month. GPO 91056

Cumulative figures shown in this statement represent averages of the number of units oT equipment reported at the close of each month within the cumulative period.
The averages ere computed for each railway separately and then totaled.




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