|Railroad||Miles operated in North Dakota1|
|Class I railroads||2,571|
|Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co.||2,089|
|Soo Line Railroad Co.||482|
|Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western Railroad Co.||402|
|Northern Plains Railroad, Inc.||371|
|Red River Valley and Western Railroad Co.||612|
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.