TABLE 56 New or Rebuilt Locomotives and Freight Cars: 1990-2001

TABLE 56 New or Rebuilt Locomotives and Freight Cars: 1990-2001

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Locomotives 706 584 460 707 1214 1129 821 811 1061 865 721 755
Percent of fleet 3.7 3.2 2.6 3.9 6.6 6.0 4.3 4.1 5.2 4.3 3.6 3.8
Freight cars 37,769 32,083 28,876 43,332 51,079 66,052 59,993 51,963 83,076 77,901 58,245 35,475
Percent of fleet 3.1 2.7 2.5 3.7 4.3 5.4 4.8 4.1 6.3 5.7 4.2 2.7

NOTE: Locomotive data are for Class 1 railroads only. Freight car data cover Class 1 railroads, other railroads, and private car owners.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: 1999 and 2002).