Table 1-13: Number of Freight Railroads by Class: 2003

Table 1-13: Number of Freight Railroads by Class: 2003

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State Class I Regional Local Switching and terminal Canadian1 Total
Alabama 5 1 13 5 0 24
Alaska 0 1 0 0 0 1
Arizona 2 0 6 2 0 10
Arkansas 3 1 15 5 0 24
California 2 1 13 13 0 29
Colorado 2 3 6 3 0 14
Connecticut 1 2 5 0 0 8
Delaware 2 0 2 3 0 7
District of Columbia 2 0 0 1 0 3
Florida 2 2 9 1 0 14
Georgia 2 0 17 1 0 20
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 2 2 4 1 0 9
Illinois 7 4 11 17 0 39
Indiana 5 1 18 13 0 37
Iowa 4 3 6 4 0 17
Kansas 4 6 2 4 0 16
Kentucky 5 1 9 0 0 15
Louisiana 6 0 8 2 0 16
Maine 0 2 4 1 0 7
Maryland 2 1 5 2 0 10
Massachusetts 1 2 5 2 0 10
Michigan 4 1 11 7 0 23
Minnesota 4 5 8 2 1 20
Mississippi 5 1 14 6 0 26
Missouri 5 2 1 8 0 16
Montana 2 2 2 0 0 6
Nebraska 2 3 3 3 0 11
Nevada 2 0 0 0 0 2
New Hampshire 0 1 8 0 0 9
New Jersey 2 1 6 6 1 16
New Mexico 2 0 2 1 0 5
New York 2 4 20 7 2 35
North Carolina 2 0 13 8 0 23
North Dakota 2 3 1 0 0 6
Ohio 3 2 13 17 0 35
Oklahoma 3 1 10 5 0 19
Oregon 2 3 9 6 0 20
Pennsylvania 2 4 28 25 1 60
Rhode Island 0 1 0 0 0 1
South Carolina 2 0 7 4 0 13
South Dakota 2 2 5 2 0 11
Tennessee 6 0 13 5 0 24
Texas 3 2 19 20 0 44
Utah 2 0 2 2 0 6
Vermont 0 2 6 0 0 8
Virginia 2 0 5 2 0 9
Washington 2 2 9 6 0 19
West Virginia 2 1 3 2 0 8
Wisconsin 4 3 2 1 0 10
Wyoming 2 1 0 1 0 4
United States, total 7 32 304 206 2 551

1 Refers to non-Class I, Canadian-owned lines.

NOTES:

1. As defined by the Surface Transportation Board in 2003, a Class I Railroad is a railroad with operating revenues of at least $277.7 million.

2. A Regional Railroad is a non-Class I, line-haul railroad operating 350 or more miles of road or with revenues of at least $40 million or both.

3. A Local Railroad is a railroad which is neither a Class I nor a Regional Railroad, and is engaged primarily in line-haul service.

4. A Switching and Terminal Railroad is a non-Class I Railroad engaged primarily in switching and/or terminal services for other railroads.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States - 2003, Washington, DC: 2005, available at http://www.aar.org/AboutTheIndustry/StateInformation.asp as of Sept. 19, 2005.