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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Utah1
Class I railroads 1,765
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company 436
Union Pacific Railroad Company 1,329
Regional railroads 438
Utah Railway Company 438
Local railroads 12
Salt Lake, Garfield, & Western Railway 12
Switching and terminal railroads 40
Salt Lake City Southern Railroad 25
Utah Central Railway Company 15

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.