Table 1-32: 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 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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 23,732 24,143 24,003 24,045 23,893 24,250 24,707
Before 1970 5,117 4,353 4,038 3,766 3,535 b b b b b f f f f f j j j j j n n n
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 j j j j n n n
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 j j j j n n n
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 k 8,237 k 7,907 k 7,297 k 7,054 n n n
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 1,735 1,695 1,604 1,558 o 8,420 o 8,304 o 8,145
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 d 2,740 d 2,718 d 2,494 d 2,464 d 2,384 d 2,365 d 2,368
1991   583 595 595 594 e e e e e e e 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 e e e e e e e
1993       558 602 e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
1994         781 e e e e e e e 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 h 4,535 h 4,300 h 4,146 h 4,173 h 4,467 h 4,461 h 4,411
1996             707 696 708 706 697 i i i i i i i i i i i i
1997               742 741 743 745 i i i i i i i i i i i i
1998                 889 890 890 i i i i i i i i i i i i
1999                   722 713 i i i i i i i i i i i i
2000                     635 691 987 863 863 l 4,350 l 4,673 l 4,618 l 4,777 l 4,650 l 4,265 l 4,268 l 4,262
2001                       680 810 891 891 m m m m m m m m
2002                         695 725 722 m m m m m m m m
2003                           587 591 m m m m m m m m
2004                             1,121 m m m m m m m m
2005                               807 881 876 876 875 p 4,098 p 4,091 p 4,087
2006                                 931 1,097 1,145 1,122 q q q
2007                                   932 907 911 q q q
2008                                     757 777 q q q
2009                                       461 q q q
2010                                         259 256 256
2011                                           503 498
2012                                             683

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.

n Included in 1990 category.

o Includes all locomotives built before 1990.

p Includes locomotives built between 2005-09.

q Included in 2005 category.

SOURCE

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