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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Michigan1
Class I railroads 2,228
CSX Transportation 838
Grand Trunk Western Railroad, Inc. 485
Norfolk Southern Corporation 643
Soo Line Railroad Company 262
Regional railroads 766
The Indiana and Ohio Railway 22
Tuscola and Saginaw Bay Railway 396
Wisconsin Central Ltd. 348
Local railroads 1,101
Ann Arbor Railroad Company 47
Central Michigan Railway Company 92
Escanaba and Lake Superior Railroad 226
Huron and Eastern Railway 181
Indiana Northeastern Railroad Company 48
Lake State Railway Company 231
Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad 50
Saginaw Valley Railway Company, Inc. 66
Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Company 160
Switching and terminal railroads 324
Adrian & Blissfield Railroad Company 27
Coe Rail 8
Conrail, Inc. 101
Delray Connecting Railroad 1
Grand Rapids Eastern Railroad 50
Michigan Shore Railroad 6
Michigan Southern Railroad Company, Inc. 46
Mid-Michigan Railroad, Inc. 67
West Michigan Railroad Company 18
Canadian railroads 6
Canadian Nation Railway Company 6

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.