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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Wisconsin1
Class I railroads 1,817
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 273
Soo Line Railroad Co. 587
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 957
Regional railroads 2,356
Duluth, Massabe, and Iron Range Railway 13
Fox Valley and Western 359
I and M Rail Link, LLC 16
Wisconsin and Southern Railroad 622
Wisconsin Central Ltd. 1,346
Local railroads 166
Escanaba and Lake Superior Railroad 116
Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Co. 46
Tomahawk Railway, LP 4
Switching and terminal railroads 8
Municipality of East Troy Railroad 8

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.