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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in South Carolina1
Class I railroads 2,127
CSX Transportation 1,302
Norfolk Southern Corporation 825
Regional railroads 0
Local railroads 343
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.