Table 1-14: Miles of Freight Railroad Operated by Class of Railroad: 2005

Table 1-14: Miles of Freight Railroad Operated by Class of Railroad: 2005

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State Class I Regional Local Switching and terminal Canadian3 Total4
Alabama 2,352 236 595 152 0 3,335
Alaska 0 506 0 0 0 506
Arizona 1,287 0 325 203 0 1,815
Arkansas 1,695 208 714 113 0 2,730
California 3,993 52 1,271 475 0 5,791
Colorado 2,048 157 246 78 0 2,529
Connecticut 7 157 167 0 0 331
Delaware 183 0 24 11 0 218
District of Columbia 19 0 0 5 0 24
Florida 1,702 431 734 4 0 2,871
Georgia 3,342 0 1,395 1 0 4,738
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 987 52 415 147 0 1,601
Illinois 5,830 362 671 333 0 7,196
Indiana 2,829 57 1,105 174 0 4,165
Iowa 2,634 953 299 45 0 3,931
Kansas 2,867 1,726 38 247 0 4,878
Kentucky 2,131 270 220 0 0 2,621
Louisiana 2,367 0 522 58 0 2,947
Maine 0 876 284 2 0 1,162
Maryland 576 0 171 27 0 774
Massachusetts 287 475 304 10 0 1,076
Michigan 1,783 405 1,173 245 1 3,607
Minnesota 3,197 518 721 119 44 4,599
Mississippi 1,908 8 373 170 0 2,459
Missouri 3,401 488 61 146 0 4,096
Montana 2,091 865 324 0 0 3,280
Nebraska 2,524 366 489 15 0 3,394
Nevada 1,200 0 0 0 0 1,200
New Hampshire 0 148 273 0 0 421
New Jersey 190 108 189 462 0 949
New Mexico 1,589 0 94 310 0 1,993
New York 1,611 302 1,103 127 389 3,532
North Carolina 2,480 0 549 226 0 3,255
North Dakota 2,389 1,132 69 0 0 3,590
Ohio 3,291 866 831 366 0 5,354
Oklahoma 2,019 78 835 305 0 3,237
Oregon 1,095 788 458 145 0 2,486
Pennsylvania 2,436 623 1,336 480 127 5,002
Rhode Island 0 87 0 0 0 87
South Carolina 1,959 0 231 93 0 2,283
South Dakota 907 736 175 15 0 1,833
Tennessee 1,872 0 656 67 0 2,595
Texas 8,270 382 803 931 0 10,386
Utah 1,330 0 58 81 0 1,469
Vermont 0 30 538 0 0 568
Virginia 2,790 0 355 59 0 3,204
Washington 1,798 354 803 211 0 3,166
West Virginia 1,911 5 344 4 0 2,264
Wisconsin 2,645 575 178 7 0 3,405
Wyoming 1,842 6 0 9 0 1,857
United States, total2 95,664 15,388 22,519 6,678 561 140,810

1Miles of railroad operated is synonymous with route-miles (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.

2Does not include trackage rights.

3Refers to non-Class I, Canadian-owned lines.

4Excludes miles owned by Amtrak.

NOTE: For definition of railroad types see previous table.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States - 2005, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www.aar.org/AboutTheIndustry/StateInformation.asp as of Dec. 4, 2006.