The Anatomy of a Railroad Report and Ton-mile Cost

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Doubleday, Page & Company, 1900 - Railroads - 111 pages

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Page 23 - Whilst it is impossible to lay down a hard and fast rule as to the...
Page 33 - Accounts receivable; (d) Due from other companies and individuals; (e) Due from the company's agents and officers; (f) Advances to other companies; (g) Sundry assets. Almost all railroads in this country exhibit the item of "cash" in a satisfactory way, and the item needs no comment as long as this is done.
Page 87 - ... prescribed by the ICC classification together with certain items connected with the traffic •department that are largely independent of the direct movement of trains. Class III. Expenditures for collecting and handling freight and passengers at stations and terminals, and intermediate points.s3 Class IV.
Page 46 - All railroads report the number of tons carried one mile and the number of passengers carried one mile, with the average rate received per ton and per passenger. To obtain the "freight density" divide the ton mileage by the number of miles operated.
Page 7 - It is dey signed mainly for the use of those people who, while interested in railroad investments, are nevertheless wholly unacquainted with railroad accounts. TFW CONTENTS. THE ANATOMY OF A RAILROAD REPORT.
Page 47 - The result gives the number of tons carried one mile per mile of. road, which is the "freight density.

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