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

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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

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Railroad Miles operated in Texas1
Class I railroads 11,377
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. 4,806
Kansas City Southern Railway Co. 381
Union Pacific Railroad Co. 6,190
Regional railroads 924
South Orient Railroad Co., Ltd. 380
Texas Mexican Railway 544
Local railroads 678
Angelina and Neches River Railroad 15
The Blacklands Railroad 64
Border Pacific Railroad 32
Georgetown Railroad 30
Grainbelt Corp. 12
Gulf, Colorado, and San Saba Railway 68
Kiamichi Railroad Company 13
Panhandle Northern Railroad 31
Pecos Valley Southern Railway 18
Point Comfort and Northern Railway 16
Rockdale, Sandow, and Southern Railroad 10
Sabine River and Northern Railroad 40
Texas and New Mexico Railroad 34
Texas and Northern Railway Co. 8
Texas North Western Railway 43
Texas Northeastern Railroad 117
Texas Rock Crusher Railway Co. 6
Timber Rock Railroad, Inc. 16
West Texas and Lubbock Railroad Co. 104
Western Rail Road Co. 1
Switching and terminal railroads 1,027
Alamo Gulf Coast Railroad Co. 10
Austin Area Terminal Railroad 162
Brownsville and Rio Grande International Railroad 41
CMC Railroad, Inc. 5
Corpus Christi Terminal Railroad, Inc. 23
Dallas, Garland, and Northeastern Railroad 187
Fort Worth and Western Railroad Co. 276
Galveston Railway, L.P. 43
Moscow, Camden, and San Augustine Railroad 7
Port Terminal Railroad Association 37
Rio Valley Switching Co. 78
South Plains Lamesa Railroad, Ltd. 5
South Plains Switching, Ltd. Co. 15
Southern Switching Co. 13
Southwestern Railroad Co., Texas Division 76
Texas City Terminal Railway 5
Texas South-Eastern Railroad 12
Texas, Gonzales, and Northern Railway Co. 12
Wichita, Tillman, and Jackson Railway Co. 20

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.