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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Washington1
Class I railroads 2,330
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 1,838
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 492
Regional railroads 16
Montana Rail Link 16
Local railroads 965
Camas Prairie Railnet, Inc. 69
Cascade and Columbia River Railroad 137
Columbia and Cowlitz Railway 8
Columbia Basin Railroad Co., Inc. 86
Lewis and Clark Railway Co. 14
Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad 286
Pend Oreille Valley Railroad 63
Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad Co. 149
Tacoma Rail Mountain Division 132
Toppenish, Simcoe, and Western Railroad 21
Switching and terminal railroads 73
Ballard Terminal Railroad Co. 3
Longview Switching Co. 17
Meeker Southern Railroad 5
Mount Vernon Terminal Railway 2
Tacoma Rail 29
Tri-City Railroad Co. 17

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.