Table 1-26. Class I Railroad Locomotive Fleet by Year Built (Locomotive units)

Table 1-26. Class I Railroad Locomotive Fleet by Year Built (Locomotive units)

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Year builta 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Before 1970 5,117 4,353 4,038 3,766 3,535 b b b b b
1970-74 3,852 3,617 3,384 3,248 3,184 c6,048 c5,783 c5,529 c5,565 c5196
1975-79 4,432 4,375 4,292 4,352 4,275 4,254 4,274 4,219 4,116 4,000
1980-84 2,837 2,826 2,784 2,730 2,625 2,754 2,735 2,728 2,723 2,581
1985-89 1,989 1,985 1,970 1,968 1,971 1,890 1,866 1,829 1,830 1,779
1990 608 605 604 604 599 d2,965 d2,959 d2,958 d2,736 d2,688
1991   583 595 595 594 e e e e e
1992     337 340 339 e e e e e
1993       558 602 e e e e e
1994         781 e e e e e
1995           901 945 983 953 951
1996             707 696 708 706
1997               742 741 743
1998                 889 890
1999                   722
Total 18,835 18,344 18,004 18,161 18,505 18,812 19,269 19,684 20,261 20,256

a Disregards year of rebuilding.
b Included in 1970-74 category.
c Includes all locomotives built before 1975.
d Includes locomotives built between 1990-94.
e Included in 1990 figure.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: Annual issues).