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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Alabama1
Class I railroads 3,149
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 356
CSX Transportation 1,243
Illinois Central Railroad Co. 34
Kansas City Southern Railway Co. 123
Norfolk Southern Corp. 1,393
Regional railroads 0
None 0
Local railroads 351
Alabama and Gulf Coast Railway 113
Bay Line Railroad 45
Eastern Alabama Railway 25
Huntsville and Madison County Railroad Authority 13
Luxapalila Valley Railroad 24
M and B Railroad 31
Pine Belt Southern 43
Redmont Railway Co. 2
Sequatchie Valley Railroad 3
Southern Alabama Railroad Co. 15
Tennessee Southern Railroad Co. 17
Wiregrass Central Railroad Co. 20
Switching and terminal railroads 187
Alabama and Florida Railway Co. 78
Alabama Railroad Co. 60
Birmingham Southern Railroad 38
Jefferson Warrior Railroad 3
Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks 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 as of Mar. 19, 2002.