Table 1-14: Miles of Freight Railroad Operated by Class of Railroad: 2011 (1)

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State Class I Regional Local Canadian2 Total3
Linehaul Switching and terminal
Alabama 2,282 236 609 128 0 3,255
Alaska 0 506 0 0 0 506
Arizona 1,237 0 259 149 0 1,645
Arkansas 1,677 0 895 126 0 2,698
California 3,923 0 1,027 377 0 5,327
Colorado 2,023 198 368 78 0 2,667
Connecticut 6 210 148 0 0 364
Delaware 183 0 47 20 0 250
District of Columbia 18 0 0 5 0 23
Florida 1,695 431 774 2 0 2,902
Georgia 3,308 0 1,340 18 0 4,666
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 961 33 481 147 0 1,622
Illinois 5,892 148 649 338 0 7,027
Indiana 2,706 304 1,076 187 0 4,273
Iowa 3,175 364 271 45 0 3,855
Kansas 2,816 1,429 367 243 0 4,855
Kentucky 2,071 270 221 0 0 2,562
Louisiana 2,339 0 515 58 0 2,912
Maine 0 621 493 2 0 1,116
Maryland 563 0 172 27 0 762
Massachusetts 239 529 100 24 0 892
Michigan 1,577 0 1,821 233 1 3,632
Minnesota 3,624 3 651 127 44 4,449
Mississippi 1,614 8 695 115 0 2,432
Missouri 3,400 0 419 139 0 3,958
Montana 2,033 865 274 0 0 3,172
Nebraska 2,446 324 462 15 0 3,247
Nevada 1,192 0 0 0 0 1,192
New Hampshire 0 174 170 0 0 344
New Jersey 189 91 176 527 0 983
New Mexico 1,431 0 94 310 0 1,835
New York 1,846 328 1,228 128 2 3,532
North Carolina 2,335 0 696 214 0 3,245
North Dakota 2,180 766 382 0 0 3,328
Ohio 3,241 433 1,265 399 0 5,338
Oklahoma 2,009 0 968 296 0 3,273
Oregon 1,103 321 843 129 0 2,396
Pennsylvania 2,435 772 1,343 577 0 5,127
Rhode Island 0 19 0 0 0 19
South Carolina 1,948 0 247 97 0 2,292
South Dakota 1,495 74 98 87 0 1,754
Tennessee 1,838 0 751 62 0 2,651
Texas 8,359 0 1,206 860 0 10,425
Utah 1,249 0 59 35 0 1,343
Vermont 0 224 366 0 0 590
Virginia 2,772 0 438 4 0 3,214
Washington 1,733 0 1,239 185 0 3,157
West Virginia 1,842 0 365 6 0 2,213
Wisconsin 2,531 674 180 0 0 3,385
Wyoming 1,851 0 0 9 0 1,860
United States, total 95,387 10,355 26,248 6,528 47 138,565

1Miles operated under trackage rights provided by another (owning) railroad are excluded. Miles 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. Year-to-year changes in miles operated are due to both changes in track mileage and changes in the number of railroads with rights for the same track.

2Refers to non-Class I, Canadian-owned lines.

3Excludes 743 miles of track owned by Amtrak.

NOTES: According to the Association of American Railroads, a Class I railroad in 2011 is a railroad with operating revenues of at least $433.2 million. A Regional railroad is a non-Class I, line-haul, freight railroad operating 350 or more miles of road or with revenues of at least $40 million or both. A Local railroad is a railroad which is neither a Class I nor a Regional railroad, and is engaged primarily in line-haul service. A Switching and terminal railroad is a non-Class I railroad engaged primarily in switching and/or terminal services for other railroads. This table is not comparable to past versions of this table.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Ten-Year Trends 2002-2011, available at www.aar.org/StatisticsAndPublications as of July 2013.