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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Kentucky1
Class I railroads 2,441
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 13
CSX Transportation 1,880
Illinois Central Railroad Corporation 102
Norfolk Southern Corporation 445
Soo Line Railroad Co. 1
Regional railroads 329
Paducah and Louisville Railway 329
Local railroads 192
Fredonia Valley Railroad, Inc. 10
Hardin Southern Railroad 9
Kentucky and Tennessee Railway 11
KWT Railroad, Inc. 11
Lexington and Ohio Railroad Co., Inc. 15
Louisville and Indiana Railroad Co. 2
R.J. Corman Railroad/Bardstown Line 20
R.J. Corman Railroad/Memphis Line 62
Tennken Railroad 10
Western Kentucky Railway, LLC 42
Switching and terminal railroads NA

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.

KEY: LLC = limited liability company; NA = not applicable.

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.