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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Massachusetts1
Class I railroads 455
CSX Transportation 455
Regional railroads 511
Guilford Rail System 408
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company 103
Local railroads 265
Bay Colony Railroad Corporation 124
Housatonic Railroad Company, Inc. 38
Massachusetts Central Railroad Corporation 28
New England Central Railroad, Inc. 54
Pioneer Valley Railroad 17
Quincy Bay Terminal Company 4
Switching and terminal railroads 2
Grafton & Upton Railroad 2

1Miles 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.