|Railroad||Miles operated in Iowa1|
|Class I railroads||2,431|
|Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co.||708|
|Norfolk Southern Corp.||44|
|Union Pacific Railroad Co.||1,679|
|Chicago, Central, and Pacific Railroad||558|
|Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad Corp.||25|
|I & M Rail Link, LLC||619|
|Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd.||345|
|Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Co.||60|
|Cedar River Railroad Co.||83|
|D & I Railroad Co.||41|
|Iowa Northern Railway Co.||162|
|Iowa Traction Railroad Co.||13|
|Keokuk Junction Railway Co.||1|
|Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railway Corp.||3|
|Switching and terminal railroads||48|
|Appanoose County Community Railroad Inc.||36|
|Burlington Junction Railway||5|
|Great Western Railway of Iowa||7|
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.