Table 1-10: Freight Railroads Operating in Montana by Class: 2000

Table 1-10: Freight Railroads Operating in Montana by Class: 2000

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Railroad Miles operated in Montana1
Class I railroads 2,277
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 2,152
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 125
Regional railroads 868
Dakota, Missouri Valley, and Western Railroad 58
Montana Rail Link 810
Local railroads 165
Central Montana Rail 88
Montana Western Railway Co., Inc. 52
Rarus Railway Corp. 25

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.