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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in New Mexico1
Class I railroads 2,236
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company 1,670
Union Pacific Railroad Company 566
Regional railroads 0
Local railroads 94
Santa Fe Southern Railway, Inc. 18
Texas and New Mexico Railroad 76
Switching and terminal railroads 60
Southwestern Railroad Company, New Mexico Division 60

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.