Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Data For 1920-1937 Cover The Six Main Lines: Etat, Midi, Orleans, P.L.M., Mord, And Est. Beginning In 1938, Data Are Based On The National Society Of Railways, A Reorginization Of The Above Listed Six Main Lines. The Title Of These Data Given In The Banque Nationale Francaise Des Commerce Enterieur, Monthly Review (Published In English) Is "Daily Average Of Trucks Loaded On Main Lines." A Strike Affected The Figure For May 1920 (See Revue Generale Des Chemins, March 1921, P. 184.) Beginning In 1930, Data Cover Alsace-Lorraine. Source: Statistique Generale De La France, Data For 1920-1921: "Indices Generaux Des Movement Economique La France De 1901 A 1931", P. 105; Data For 1922-1939: "Bulletin De La Statistique Generale De La France", January 1923, P. 121 And Following Bulletins
This NBER data series m03007aa appears on the NBER website in Chapter 3 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter03.html.
NBER Indicator: m03007aa
National Bureau of Economic Research, Freight Car loadings, Main Lines for France [M037AAFRM543NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M037AAFRM543NNBR, July 23, 2017.