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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
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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


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

Compiled from 149 reporti representing 154 railroads (CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED) FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1957 AND,1956


COemRt No.K-Z419(-F)

OCTOBER 1957,


EASTERN DISTRICT
UNITED STATES EASTERN DISTRICT POCAHONTAS REGION INLUDINO SOUTHERN REGION WSR DISTRICT ITEM POCAHONTAS REGION ITEM No
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 . . ................. .842 1193 325 503 124 19 449 642 103 111 290 440 1-01
1-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. . .... ............ 8699 8491 4100 4 001 328 305 4 428 4 306 1046 1066 3225 �19 1-02
1-03. Number of electric locomotives . ............... . ..70 88 62 77 - - 62 77 2 2 6 9 1-03
1-04. Number of other locomotives . . . . ................. ..5 6 3 3 - - 3 3 - 2 3 1-04
1-05. Total..... ........................... 9616 9778 4490 4584 452 444 4942 5028 1151 1179 3523 3571 1-05
1-06. Number serviceable (not stored). ...............8875 9127 4122 4289 418 409 4 540 4698 1096 1122 3239 3 307 1-06
1-07. Number serviceable stored . . . . ................. . . .. 504 147 143 51 18 12 161 63 17 14 126 70 1-07
1-08. Number unservicable...... .................... 437 504 225 244 16 23 241 267 38 43 158 194 1-08
2. Locomotives assigned to road freight service at close of mont:0
2-01. Number of steam locomotives................... 1 816 2 577 604 958 274 325 878 1 283 246 319 692 975. 2-01
2-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. ............ .9179 8 822 2 945 2 836 758 617. 3683 3 453 1 155 1 239 4 341 4130 2-02
2-03. Number of electric locomotives ................ . ..244 221 179 166 28 19 207 185 - - 37 36 2-03
2-04. Number of other locomotives . . ................. . ..26 2 6 -I 1 1 1 25 2 5 2-04
2-05. Total . . . . ... .. ........................... . . .. 11265 11646 3 728 3 960 1 041 962 4 769 4 922 1 401. 1558 5095: 5166 2-05
2-06. Number serviceable (not stored). . . . ... .............. .9770 10 117 3245 3 415 931 825 4176 4 240 1 224 13 91 4 370 4486 2-06
2-07. Number serviceable stored . . . . ................. . . .. 613 367 131 41 22 28 153 69 77 30 383 268 2-07
2-08. Number unserviceable........................882 1 162 352 504 88 109 440 613 100 137 342 412 2-08
3. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service at close of month:,
3-01. Number of steam locomotives. ......... ................ 133 235 47 108 35 40 82 146 13 12 38 75 3-01
3-02. Number of diesel-electric locomotives. ...... ........... 1 861 1900 781 806 52 43 833 849 267 290 761 761 3-02
3-03. Number of electric locomotives................. . . .. 194 215 187 204 - 187 204 --7 11 3-03
3-04. Number of other locomotives.......... . . . .............- - - - - 0
2 18 2 30 1 - - 3-04 3-05. Total................................. 2188 2350 1015 11 87 83 10102 1201 280 30 o806 847 3-05
3-06. Number serviceable (net stored). .............. 1 966 2 120 913 1 003 79 79 992 1082 243 276 731 762 3-06
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . . . ................. . . ..70 4 8 27 10 3 3 30 3 11. - 29 3 3-07
3-08. Number unserviceable . . . .. ................... . .. 152 182 75 105 5 1 80106 26 26 46 50 3-08
4. Motorcars owned at close of month:
4-01. Number serviceable . . . .. ..................... . . . 2 382 2 364 2 123 2 089 3 4 2 126 2 093 141 153 115 11 4-01
4-02. Number unserviceable..... ...................158 181 136 155 5 1 141 156 4 4 13 21' 4-02
4-03. Total....................... ......2540 2 545 2 259 2244 8 5 2 267 2249. 145 157 128 139 4-03
5. Diesel-electric units assigned at close of month:
5-01. Yard service. . ............ .................... 8 833 - 4183 - 333 - 4316 - 1073 - 3244 - 5-01
5-02. Road freight service . . . .. ................... . .. 15 993 - 5 031 - 937 - 5 968 - 2 460 - 7 565 - 5-02
5-03. Road passenger service . . . . .................. . .. 2 969 - 1 108 - 69 - 1 177 - 431 - 1 361 - 5-03
5-04. Total.... .......................... 27 795 - 10 322 - 1 339 - 11661 - 3964 - 12170 - 5-04
6. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
6-01. Number serviceable . . . . . ................... . . .. 815 918 698 900 267 677 243 516 111 238 88 622 378 915 332 138 119 961 97 249 317 042 269 513 6-01
6-02. Number unserviceable . . . . . .................. . . .. 81 438 62644 46 524 31 585 1 468 1 188 47 992 32 773 8665 7 566 24 781 22 305 6-02
6-03. Total . . . .. ... ......................... . . .. 897 356 761544 314201 275 101 112 706 89 810 426 907 364 911 128626 104 815 341 823 291818 c-03
Foreign cars,
6-04. Number serviceable. . . . .... .. ................... 1023 591 1154 118 441 890 499 343 43 693 48435 485 583 547 778 145259 159 180 392 749 447 160 6-04
6-05. Number unserviceable. ... .................. 6166 7 446 2 305 3127 44 79 2 349 3 206 1 328 1187 2 489 3053 6-05
6-06. Total............................1029757 1161564 444195 502 470 43 737 48 514 487932 550 984 146 587 160 367 395238 450 213 6-06
All are (home and foreign),
6-07. Number serviceable. . . . ..... . ................... 1839509 1853018 709567 742 859 154 931 137 057 864 498 879 9l6 265220 256 429 709791 716 673 6-07
6-08. Number unserviceable. ... .................. 87604 70 090 48 829 34 712 1 512 1267 50 341 35 979 9993 8 753 27270 25 358 6-08
6-09. Total............................1927113 1923108 758 396 777 571 156 443 138 324 914 839 915895 275213 265 182 737061 742031 6-09
7. Freight cars owned at close of month................. 1 749 689 1712093 667 746 658 745 174 562 163 495 842 308 822 240 273 544 265 539 633837 624 314 7
8. Passenger-train care owned at close of month:
8-01. Number serviceable . . . .... ... .................... 26220 27 365 12 372 12 775 729 759 13101 13 534 3 437 3 548 9682 10 283 8-01
8-02. Number unserviceable . . . .. ................... . .. 1.927 2 078 1 324 1291 18 18 1 342 1 309 181 261 404 508 8-02
8-03. Total . . .... .. .......................... . .. 28147 29 443 13 696 14066 747 777 14 443 14843 3 618 3 809 10086 10 791 8-03

AVERAGES
9. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of month:
9-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service 4...... 4.5 5.2 5.0 5.3 3.5 5.2 4.9 5.3 3.3 3.6 4.5 5.4 9-01
9-02. Locomotives assigned to road freight service........ 7.8 10.0 9.4 12.7 8.5 11.3 9.2 12.5 7.1 8.8 6.7 8.0 9-02
9-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service ...... 6.9 7.7 7.4 9.4 5.7 1.2 7.3 8.8 9.3 8.6 5.7 5.9 9-03
10. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month ..... 6.2 7.1 6.0 6.9 62.5 20.0 6.2 6.9 2.8 2.5 10.2 15.1 10
11. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
11-01. Home cars . . . .... ........................ . . .. 9.1 8.2 14.8 11.5 1.3 1.3 11.2 9.0 6.7 7.2 7.2 7.6 11-01
11-02. Foreign cars. ............ ....................... .6 .6.6 . .2 .5 .6 .9 .7 .6 .7 11-02
11-03. All care (home and foreign). ........ ............... 4.5 3.6 6: 4.5 1.0 .9 5.5 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.7 3.4 11-03
12. Percent unserviceable of total railroad-owned passenger-train care 6.8 7.1 9.7 9.2 2.4 2.3 9.3 8.8 5.0 6.9 .0 4.7 12
13. Miles per locomotive-day:
13-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives ............. . .. 145.8 154.7 140.4 150.4 101.0 123.4 131.7 145.1 170.4 159.9 152.5 161.9 13-01
13-02. All road freight locomotives.. ............... 126.8 133.5 122.5 128.1 90.0 105.3 115.4 123.6 147.7 140.8 131.8 140.7 13-02
13-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives. .......... 335.0 332.1 260.8 259.5 242.8 253.9 259.4 259.1 402.7 370.3 416.1 421.8 13-03
13-04. All road passenger locomotives. . . . ... ..............302.0 298.0 235.1 231.9 220.8 238.6 234.0 232.3 355.1 337.2 376.9 377.0 13-04
14. Miles per diesel-electric unit day:
14-01. Road freight units . . . . .. .................... . .. 209.5 - 187.6 - 186.7 - 187.5 197.8 - 230.8 - 14-01
14-02. Road Passenger units......................... 425.8 326.2 332.0 326.6 419.9 513.6 - 14-02
15. Average number of units per diesel-electric locomotive:
15-01. Yard service............. ....................... 1 1 1 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 . . . .. .................. . .. 104.7 103.9 i04.I 103.9 42.7 133.3 104.0 104.0 84.1 79.1 142.5 13).8 16-01
16-02. All motorcars . . . .... ........................... 97.4 96.0 97.1 96.1 21.3 133.3 96.8 96.2 81.8 77.1 125.0 113.7 16-02
17. Oar-miles per freight car-day:
17-01. Serviceable freight cars. . . . ................. . . .. 46.7 48.8 35.6 36.1 47.0 53.0 37.6 38.7 46.2 49.9 58.0 60.6 17-01
17-02. All freight care. . . . ... ...................... . .. 44.6 47.0 33.3 34.4 46.5 52.5 35.5 37.1 44.5 48.2 55.8 58.5 17-02
18. Net ton-miles per freight car-day . . . . ................. . .. 933 1,021 722 789 1 332 1.541 826 901 948 1,067 1,059 1,14) 18
19. Percent frelght care on line of freight care owned... .........110. 112.3 113.6 118.0 69.6 64.6 108.6 111.4 100.6 99.9 116.3 118.9 19
20. Percent home cars of total freight cars on line .....46.6 39.6 41.4 35.4 72.0 64.9 46.7 39.8 46.7 39.5 1 46.4 1 39.3 20


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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AGGPEGATES1. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service at close of month:$
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 unservicable.......
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 . . . ... .................
3-05. Total . . . .. ...... ............................
3-06. Number serviceable (riot stored) . . . .. ...............
3-07. Number serviceable stored . . . .. . ..................
3-08. Number unserviceable ...................
4. Motorcars owned at close or month:
4-01. Number serviceable ....................
4-02. Number unserviceable ...................
4-03. Total. . . . ..... ..............................
5. Diesel-electric unite assigned at close of month:
5-01. Yard service .......................
5-02. Road freight service ...................
5-03. Road passenger service ..................
5-04. Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6. Freight cars on line at close of month:
Home cars,
6-01. Number serviceable . . . .. ... ...................
6-02. Number unserviceable. . . . .... ..................
6-03. Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Foreign cars,
6-04. Number serviceable . . . .. ... ...................
6-05. Number unserviceable. . . . .... ..................
6-06. Total ...
All cars (home and foreign),
6-07. Number serviceable . . . .. ... ...................
6-08. Number unserviceable . . . .... ..................
6-09. Total ...
7. Freight cars owned at close of month. ................
8. Passenger-train care owned at close of month:
8-01. Number serviceable ....................
8-02. Number unserviceable ...................
R-03. Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

AVERAGES.

9. Percent unserviceable of total locomotives at close of' month:
9-01. Locomotives assigned to yard switching service ......
9-02. Locomotives essigned to road freight service .......
9-03. Locomotives assigned to road passenger service ...... 10. Percent unserviceable of rail motorcars at close of month ..... 11. Percent unserviceable of freight cars on line at close of month:
11-01. Home cares ........................
11-02. Foreign care. . . ..... . .........................
11-03. All cars (home and foreign) ...............
12. Percent unserviceable of total railroad-owned passenger-train cars 13. Miles per locomotive-day:
13-01. Serviceable road freight locomotives . . . . ...........
13-02. All road freight locomotives . . . .. .................
13-03. Serviceable road passenger locomotives . . . ...........
13-04. All road passenger locomotives . . . .. ...............
14. Miles per diesel-electric unit day:
14-01. Road freight units . . . ..... .....................
14-02. Road Passenger units . . . .... .....................
15. Average number of units per diesel-electric locomotive:
15-01. Yard service. . . ...... .........................
15-02. Road freight service . . . .... .....................
15-03. Road passenger service . . . .... ...................
16. Miles per motorcar-day:
16-01. Serviceable motorcars ............... ...
16-02. All motorcars ......................
17. Oar-miles per freight car-day:
17-01. Serviceable freight cars . . . ... ...................
17-02. All freight cars. . . .. .................. ........
18. Net ton-miles per freight car-day .................
19. Percent freight cars on line of freight care owned . . . ..........
20. Pe-cent home cars of total freight cars on line ..... .. . . .


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UNITED STATES


EASTERN DISTRICT


POCAHONTAS REGION


AFTIERN DISTRICT
INCLUDING
POCAHONTAS REGION
1957 1956


SOUTHERN REGION


WESTERN DISTRICT

1957 1956


* $ I $ I I -~ 4' 4 4


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8 655
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263 499

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ITEMN.


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9-03 10

11-01
11-02
11-03 12
13-01 13-02 13-03
13-04

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3097
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3685 3308
132 245
1221 3999
49 26
5295 4382
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132 775
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920 808
40 72
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3524 427 759

715 990 26184 742174 625456
10418 517 10935


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7.8
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3.5 4.7
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414.4 364.0







115.5 98.1

57.5
55.5
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA,1111 :I I s4- , 957/ 10
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3 1262 08854 1932 BUREAU OF TRANSPORT ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS


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

Compiled from 149 reports representing 154 railroads

(CLASS I SWITCHING AND TERMINAL COMPANIES INCLUDED)

FOR TEN MONTHS ENIED WITH OCTOBER 1957 AND 1956


Sttemeg No. M-U (OS-F)


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.
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 are computed for each railway separately and then totaled.




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