Table 1-12: Freight Railroads Operating in Tennessee by Class: 2000

Table 1-12: Freight Railroads Operating in Tennessee by Class: 2000

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Railroad Miles operated in Tennessee1
Class I railroads 2,331
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company 17
CSX Transportation 1,067
Illinois Central Railroad Company 151
Kansas City Southern Railway Company 21
Norfolk Southern Corporation 1,043
Union Pacific Railroad Company 32
Regional railroads 0
Local railroads 493
Chattanooga and Chickamauga Railway Company 2
East Tennessee Railway Corporation 11
KWT Railroad, Inc. 44
Mississippi and Tennessee Railnet, Inc. 3
Nashville and Eastern Railroad Corporation 130
R. J. Corman Railroad/Memphis Line 36
Sequatchie Valley Railroad 8
South Central Tennessee Railroad Corporation 50
Southern Freight Railroad 16
Tennessee Southern Railroad Company, Inc. 101
Tennken Railroad 41
Walking Horse and Eastern Railroad 8
West Tennessee Railroad 43
Switching and terminal railroads 105
Caney Fork and Western Railroad 75
Knoxville and Holston River Railroad Company 18
Mississippi Central Railroad Company 6
Nashville and Western Railroad Corporation 6

1 Miles operated is in terms of railroad 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.

NOTE: For definition of railroad types see previous table.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States - 2000, Washington, DC: 2002, available at http://www.aar.org/AboutTheIndustry/StateInformation.asp as of Mar. 19, 2002.