Table 1-12: Freight Railroads Operating in Colorado by Class: 2000

Table 1-12: Freight Railroads Operating in Colorado by Class: 2000

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Railroad Miles operated in Colorado1
Class I railroads 2,967
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 1,346
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 1,621
Regional railroads 157
Central Kansas Railway 5
Kyle Railroad 89
Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado RailNet, Inc. 63
Local railroads 267
Colorado, Kansas, and Pacific Railway Co. 122
Great Western Railway of Colorado 80
Rock and Rail, Inc. 53
San Luis Central Railroad 12
Switching and terminal railroads 124
Cimarron Valley Railroad 28
Colorado and Wyoming Railway 85
Denver Rock Island Railroad 11

1 Miles operated is in terms of railroad so that a mile of single track is counted the same as a mile of double track. Sidings, turnouts, yard switching mileage, and mileage not operated are excluded. Miles operated under trackage rights provided by another (owning) railroad are included.

NOTE: For definition of railroad types see previous table.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States - 2000, Washington, DC: 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/AboutTheIndustry/StateInformation.asp as of Mar. 19, 2002.