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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Nevada1
Class I railroads 1,916
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 809
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 1,107
Regional railroads 0
Local railroads 0
Switching and terminal railroads 0

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.