|Railroad||Miles operated in South Carolina1|
|Class I railroads||2,127|
|Norfolk Southern Corporation||825|
|Carolina Piedmont Division, SC Central Railroad||48|
|Carolina Southern Railroad Co.||40|
|East Cooper and Berkeley Railroad Co.||17|
|Hampton and Branchville Railroad||40|
|Lancaster and Chester Railway||63|
|Pee Dee River Railway||20|
|Pickens Railway Co.||9|
|Pickens Railway Co., Honea Path Division||26|
|Port Royal Railroad||25|
|South Carolina Central Railroad||55|
|Switching and terminal railroads||37|
|Port Terminal Railroad of South Carolina||27|
|Port Utilities Commission of Charleston, SC||10|
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.