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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Nebraska1
Class I railroads 2,766
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Rwy.Co. 1,710
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 1,056
Regional railroads 328
Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad 2
Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad 39
Kyle Railroad 56
Nebraska, Kansas, & Colorado RailNet, Inc. 231
Local railroads 505
NEBKOTA Railway, Inc. 103
Nebraska Central Railroad 282
Nebraska Northeastern Railway Co. 120
Switching and terminal railroads 15
Brandon Corporation 2
Omaha, Lincoln, & Beatrice Railway 2
Sidney & Lowe Railroad 11

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.