TABLE 8-6 New and Rebuilt Locomotives and Freight Cars: 1992-2002

TABLE 8-6 New and Rebuilt Locomotives and Freight Cars: 1992-2002

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  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Locomotives 460 707 1,214 1,129 821 811 1,061 865 721 755 778
Percentage of fleet 2.6 3.9 6.6 6.0 4.3 4.1 5.2 4.3 3.6 3.8 3.8
Freight cars 28,876 43,332 51,079 66,052 59,993 51,963 83,076 77,901 58,245 35,475 18,832
Percentage of fleet 2.5 3.7 4.3 5.4 4.8 4.1 6.3 5.7 4.2 2.7 1.4

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 2003 (Washington, DC: 2003), pp. 49, 51, and 55.