Table 1-29: Class I Railroad Locomotive Fleet by Year Built

Table 1-29: 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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Total 18,835 18,344 18,004 18,161 18,505 18,812 19,269 19,684 20,261 20,256 20,028 19,745 20,506 20,774 22,015 22,779
Before 1970 5,117 4,353 4,038 3,766 3,535 b b b b b f f f f f j
1970-74 3,852 3,617 3,384 3,248 3,184 c 6,048 c 5,783 c 5,529 c 5,565 c 5196 f f f f f j
1975-79 4,432 4,375 4,292 4,352 4,275 4,254 4,274 4,219 4,116 4,000 g 8,541 g 7,862 g 7,133 g 6,889 g 7,056 j
1980-84 2,837 2,826 2,784 2,730 2,625 2,754 2,735 2,728 2,723 2,581 2,411 2,153 1,790 1,655 1,585 k 8,705
1985-89 1,989 1,985 1,970 1,968 1,971 1,890 1,866 1,829 1,830 1,779 1,775 1,672 1,807 1,791 1,799 1,786
1990 608 605 604 604 599 d 2,965 d 2,959 d 2,958 d 2,736 d 2,688 d 2,648 d 2,667 d 2,702 d 2,700 d 2,715 d 2,783
1991   583 595 595 594 e e e e e e e e e e e
1992     337 340 339 e e e e e e e e e e e
1993       558 602 e e e e e e e e e e e
1994         781 e e e e e e e e e e e
1995           901 945 983 953 951 973 h 4,020 h 4,582 h 4,673 h 4,672 h 4,348
1996             707 696 708 706 697 i i i i i
1997               742 741 743 745 i i i i i
1998                 889 890 890 i i i i i
1999                   722 713 i i i i i
2000                     635 691 987 863 863 l 4,350
2001                       680 810 891 891 m
2002                         695 725 722 m
2003                           587 591 m
2004                             1,121 m
2005                               807

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 category.

f Included in 1975-79 category.

g Includes all locomotives built before 1980.

h Includes locomotives built between 1995-99.

i Included in 1995 category.

j Included in 1980-84 category.

k Includes all locomotives built before 1985.

l Includes locomotives built between 2000-04.

m Included in 2000 category.

SOURCE

Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts 2006 (Washington, DC: 2006), p. 50 and similar pages in earlier editions.