Table 1-11: Freight Railroads Operating in Kansas by Class: 2000

Table 1-11: Freight Railroads Operating in Kansas by Class: 2000

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Railroad Miles operated in Kansas1
Class I railroads 4,273
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company 1,921
Kansas City Southern Railway Company 18
Norfolk Southern Corporation 2
Union Pacific Railroad Company 2,332
Regional railroads 2,198
Central Kansas Railway 1,116
Gateway Western Railroad 1
I & M Rail Link, LLC 13
Kyle Railroad 601
Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad 8
Nebraska, Kansas, & Colorado RailNet, Inc. 139
South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad 320
Local railroads 107
Southeast Kansas Railroad Company 46
Stillwater Central Railroad, Inc. 18
V & S Railway, Inc. 43
Switching and terminal railroads 281
Boot Hill & Western Railway 27
Cimarron Valley Railroad 203
Garden City Western Railway 45
Hutchinson & Northern Railway 6

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.