Annual Report of the Public Trustees of the Boston Elevated Railway: For the Year Ending December 31, 1929 (Classic Reprint) by Boston Elevated RailwayAnnual Report of the Public Trustees of the Boston Elevated Railway: For the Year Ending December 31, 1929 (Classic Reprint) by Boston Elevated Railway

Annual Report of the Public Trustees of the Boston Elevated Railway: For the Year Ending December…

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Excerpt from Annual Report of the Public Trustees of the Boston Elevated Railway: For the Year Ending December 31, 1929

The Public Trustees Of the Boston Elevated Railway Company respectfully submit their eleventh annual report.

The experience of the Boston Elevated Railway during recent years emphasizes the fact that while holiday, Sunday and summer riding has been declining, use Of the road for purposes of necessary transportation has remained practically constant.

The gross income during the calendar year 1929 decreased $746, 524. 48 as compared with 1928. This indicates a loss of A factor to be considered In comparing figures for the two years is the fact that 1928, a leap year, had one more day than 1929. Mak ing allowance for the additional leap year day makes the percentage decrease in gross income The task Of the Boston Elevated Railway is to move large numbers Of people to and from their work and about their business, particularly in the rush hours Of morning and evening. This imposes a heavy strain on the road's facilities at particular times and emphasizes the vital importance Of such transportation maintained on a basis economically sound as well as efficient from an operating point Of view.

That the road has been Operated efficiently during the past year is indicated by the fact that although there were about more car miles Of Operation in 1929 than in 1922 and although many operating expenses including wages have advanced since then, the Operating expenses of the road for 1929 were $24, 024, the lowest since 1922.

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Title:Annual Report of the Public Trustees of the Boston Elevated Railway: For the Year Ending December…Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.1 inPublished:December 18, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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