Table 1-13: Freight Railroads Operating in Louisiana by Class: 2000

Table 1-13: Freight Railroads Operating in Louisiana by Class: 2000

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Railroad Miles operated in Louisiana1
Class I railroads 2,656
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 380
CSX Transportation 43
Illinois Central Railroad Co. 258
Kansas City Southern Railway Co. 916
Norfolk Southern Corp. 82
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 977
Local railroads 278
Acadian Railway Company, Inc. 95
Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi Railroad 39
Delta Southern Railroad 56
Gloster Southern Railroad Co. 20
Louisiana and North West Railroad Co. 37
Ouachita Railroad 9
Timber Rock Railroad, Inc. 22
Switching and terminal railroads 258
Louisiana and Delta Railroad, Inc. 206
New Orleans and Gulf Coast Railway Co., Inc. 24
New Orleans Public Belt Railroad 28

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.