Table 1-12: Number of Freight Railroads by Class: 2001

Table 1-12: Number of Freight Railroads by Class: 2001

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State Class I Regional Local Switching and terminal Canadian1 Total
Alabama 5 0 13 5 0 23
Alaska 0 1 0 0 0 1
Arizona 2 0 6 2 0 10
Arkansas 3 1 15 5 0 24
California 2 1 14 15 0 32
Colorado 2 3 4 3 0 12
Connecticut 1 2 5 0 0 8
Delaware 2 0 1 3 0 6
District of Columbia 2 0 0 1 1 4
Florida 2 1 10 2 0 15
Georgia 2 0 16 1 0 19
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0
Idaho 2 2 4 1 0 9
Illinois 8 6 11 16 0 41
Indiana 5 2 17 14 0 38
Iowa 3 4 7 4 0 18
Kansas 4 6 1 4 0 15
Kentucky 5 1 10 0 0 16
Louisiana 6 0 8 2 0 16
Maine 0 2 6 1 0 9
Maryland 2 1 4 2 1 10
Massachusetts 1 2 5 2 0 10
Michigan 4 3 9 9 1 26
Minnesota 3 6 8 2 1 20
Mississippi 5 0 15 5 0 25
Missouri 5 2 3 5 0 15
Montana 2 2 3 0 0 7
Nebraska 2 3 3 3 0 11
Nevada 2 0 0 0 0 2
New Hampshire 0 1 8 1 0 10
New Jersey 2 1 6 6 1 16
New Mexico 2 0 2 2 0 6
New York 2 4 21 8 2 37
North Carolina 2 0 14 8 0 24
North Dakota 2 3 0 0 0 5
Ohio 3 3 12 17 0 35
Oklahoma 3 1 10 5 0 19
Oregon 2 2 6 9 0 19
Pennsylvania 2 4 26 29 1 62
Rhode Island 0 1 0 0 0 1
South Carolina 2 0 10 2 0 14
South Dakota 2 2 5 2 0 11
Tennessee 6 0 13 5 0 24
Texas 3 2 20 20 0 45
Utah 2 1 1 2 0 6
Vermont 0 1 7 1 1 10
Virginia 2 0 5 2 1 10
Washington 2 2 9 6 0 19
West Virginia 2 1 5 1 0 9
Wisconsin 3 4 4 1 0 12
Wyoming 2 1 1 1 0 5
United States, total 8 34 314 215 2 573

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

NOTES:
1. As defined by the Surface Transportation Board in 2001, a Class I Railroad is a railroad with operating revenues of at least $266.7 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 - 2001, Washington, DC: 2003, available at http://www.aar.org/AboutTheIndustry/StateInformation.asp as of Sept. 29, 2003.