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Railroad Freight Ton-Miles, Revenue for United States (Q03003USQ253NNBR)


Q4 1963: 160.265  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Billions of Ton-Miles,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Billions of Ton-Miles, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1866-1922 (2)--Original Data, 1920-1963. Data For 1907-1914 And 1916-1924 Are Identical To The Data In Series "Revenue And Non-Revenue Net Ton-Miles Of Freight Hauled" And Could Be Considered Additional Variable Segments. Data Exclude Switching And Terminal Companies. A Coal Strike Accounted For The Marked Decrease In April 1941. Source: Interstate Commerce Commission, "Revenue Traffic Statistics Of Class I Steam Railways In The United States"

This NBER data series q03003 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 3 at

NBER Indicator: q03003

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Railroad Freight Ton-Miles, Revenue for United States [Q03003USQ253NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, October 16, 2019.


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