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Average Load Per Freight Car, Class I Steam Railroads for United States (M0302AUSM525NNBR)

Observation:

Aug 1943: 33.7  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012

Units:

Short Tons,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max
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(a) Average Load Per Freight Car, Class I Steam Railroads for United States, Short Tons, Not Seasonally Adjusted (M0302AUSM525NNBR)
Data Are For Non-Revenue And Revenue Freight. Data For 1920-1943 Exclude Switching And Terminal Companies. Beginning July 1929, Reports Are Titled "Net Ton-Miles Per Loaded Car-Mile." Data, However, Are Comparable Throughout. Source: Data For 1918-January 1920: American Railway Association Annual Bulletin, 1922, P. 9. Data For 1920-1934: Interstate Commerce Commision, "Freight And Passenger Service Operating Statistics Of Class I Steam Railways In The United States". Data For 1935-1943: Icc, "Freight Train Performance Of Class I Steam Railways In The United States".

This NBER data series m03002a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 3 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter03.html.

NBER Indicator: m03002a

Average Load Per Freight Car, Class I Steam Railroads for United States

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NOTES

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Notes:

Data Are For Non-Revenue And Revenue Freight. Data For 1920-1943 Exclude Switching And Terminal Companies. Beginning July 1929, Reports Are Titled "Net Ton-Miles Per Loaded Car-Mile." Data, However, Are Comparable Throughout. Source: Data For 1918-January 1920: American Railway Association Annual Bulletin, 1922, P. 9. Data For 1920-1934: Interstate Commerce Commision, "Freight And Passenger Service Operating Statistics Of Class I Steam Railways In The United States". Data For 1935-1943: Icc, "Freight Train Performance Of Class I Steam Railways In The United States".

This NBER data series m03002a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 3 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter03.html.

NBER Indicator: m03002a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Load Per Freight Car, Class I Steam Railroads for United States [M0302AUSM525NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0302AUSM525NNBR, August 28, 2016.

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