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

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

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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
Regional railroads 1,385
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.