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

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Pennsylvania1
Class I railroads 3,654
CSX Transportation 1,147
Norfolk Southern Corp. 2,507
Regional railroads 650
Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad 183
Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad, Inc. 240
New York, Susquehanna, and Western Railway 42
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Co. 185
Local railroads 1,576
Allegheny and Eastern Railroad 154
Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad Co., Inc. 73
Everett Railroad 25
Gettysburg Railway Company, Inc. 23
Hollidaysburg and Roaring Spring Railroad 10
Juniata Valley Railroad Co. 12
Knox and Kane Railroad Co. 74
Lycoming Valley Railroad Co. 37
Maryland Midland Railway 0
Middletown and Hummelstown Railroad Co. 7
New Hope and Ivyland Railroad 18
Nittany and Bald Eagle Railroad 63
North Shore Railroad 43
Oil Creek and Titusville Lines, Inc. 59
Penn Eastern Rail Lines, Inc. 40
Pittsburgh and Shawmut Railroad, Inc. 237
R.J. Corman Railroad, Pennsylvania Line 245
Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad Co. 327
Shamokin Valley Railroad Co. 27
Stourbridge Railroad Co. 25
Tyburn Railroad Co. 2
Union County Industrial Railroad Co. 12
Wellsboro and Corning Railroad 23
York Railway Company 40
Switching and terminal railroads 412
Aliquippa and Southern Railroad 5
Allegheny Valley Railroad Co. 29
Brandywine Valley Railroad Company 6
C and S Railroad Corp. 18
Chestnut Ridge Railway 6
Conemaugh and Black Lick Railroad 9
Conrail, Inc. 46
East Erie Commercial Railroad 9
East Penn Railways, Inc. 15
ISS Rail, Inc. 12
Kiski Junction Railroad 5
Landisville Railroad 1
Luzerne and Susquehanna Railway Co. 55
McKeesport Connecting Railroad Co. 2
Midland Terminal Company, The 4
Monongahela Connecting Railroad Co. 2
N.D.C. Railroad Company 1
Penn-Jersey Rail Lines, Inc. 2
Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England Railroad 8
Pittsburgh Industrial Railroad 42
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and McKees Rocks Railroad 5
R.J. Corman Railroad, Allentown Lines 10
Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad 65
Steelton and Highspire Railroad 5
Strasburg Railroad Co. 5
Towanda-Monroeton Shipper Lifeline 6
Turtle Creek Industrial Railroad 11
Union Railroad 22
Upper Merion and Plymouth Railroad Company 6
Canadian railroads 503
Canadian Pacific Railway 503

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.