Table 1-13: Freight Railroads Operating in Virginia by Class: 2000

Table 1-13: Freight Railroads Operating in Virginia by Class: 2000

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Railroad Miles operated in Virginia1
Class I railroads 3,195
CSX Transportation 1,050
Norfolk Southern Corporation 2,145
Regional railroads 0
Local railroads 182
Buckingham Branch Railroad Company 39
Chesapeake & Albemarle Railroad Company 29
Commonwealth Railway, Inc. 17
Eastern Shore Railroad 70
Winchester and Western Railroad Company 27
Switching and terminal railroads 63
North Carolina & Virginia Railroad Company 4
Virginia Southern Railroad 59
Canadian Railroads 4
Canadian Pacific Railway 4

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.