Table 1-13: Number of Freight Railroads by Class: 2006

Table 1-13: Number of Freight Railroads by Class: 2006

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State Class I Regional Local Switching and terminal Canadian1 Total
Alabama 4 1 15 5 0 25
Alaska 0 1 0 0 0 1
Arizona 2 0 6 2 0 10
Arkansas 3 1 16 5 0 25
California 2 2 12 8 0 24
Colorado 2 4 5 3 0 14
Connecticut 1 2 5 0 0 8
Delaware 2 0 1 2 0 5
District of Columbia 2 0 0 1 0 3
Florida 2 2 9 1 0 14
Georgia 2 0 20 1 0 23
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 2 1 5 2 0 10
Illinois 7 5 11 18 0 41
Indiana 5 3 20 13 0 41
Iowa 4 3 7 3 0 17
Kansas 4 6 2 2 0 14
Kentucky 5 1 7 0 0 13
Louisiana 6 0 8 2 0 16
Maine 0 2 4 1 0 7
Maryland 2 1 4 2 0 9
Massachusetts 1 2 5 3 0 11
Michigan 4 2 10 7 1 24
Minnesota 4 4 8 3 1 20
Mississippi 5 1 16 5 0 27
Missouri 5 2 2 7 0 16
Montana 2 2 4 0 0 8
Nebraska 2 2 3 3 0 10
Nevada 2 0 0 0 0 2
New Hampshire 0 1 8 0 0 9
New Jersey 2 1 7 6 1 17
New Mexico 2 0 2 1 0 5
New York 2 4 22 7 2 37
North Carolina 2 0 13 8 0 23
North Dakota 2 3 3 0 0 8
Ohio 4 2 14 16 0 36
Oklahoma 3 1 11 5 0 20
Oregon 2 2 11 4 0 19
Pennsylvania 3 2 28 24 1 58
Rhode Island 0 1 0 0 0 1
South Carolina 2 0 8 4 0 14
South Dakota 2 2 4 2 0 10
Tennessee 6 0 14 6 0 26
Texas 3 2 19 20 0 44
Utah 2 1 1 2 0 6
Vermont 0 2 6 0 0 8
Virginia 2 0 6 2 0 10
Washington 2 1 10 6 0 19
West Virginia 2 1 5 1 0 9
Wisconsin 4 2 3 1 0 10
Wyoming 2 1 0 1 0 4
United States, total 7 33 323 196 2 561

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

NOTES:

1. According to the Association of American Railroads, a Class I Railroad in 2006 is a railroad with operating revenues of at least $346.8 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.

Totals count railroads that operate in multiple states only once.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Profile of the U.S. Freight Railroad Industry - 2006, Washington, DC: 2007, personal communication, February 15, 2008.