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Notes: 

Amtrak figures are based on Amtrak fiscal year (October 1-September 30).

Data for Amtrak is directly from data source.

Miles of road owned includes trackage rights counted as government owned.

Description: 

KEY:  kWh = kilowatt-hour; N = data do not exist; R = revised; U = data are unavailable.

a Data for Class I exclude Amtrak and all non-Class I railroads.

b Safety figures are for all railroads.

c  Figures may not appear directly in data source.

d  Amtrak data in this column are for 1972, Amtrak's first full year of operation.

Source: 

(Unless otherwise noted, refer to chapter tables for sources)

1 Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), pp. 3, 9, 10, 27, 33, 34, 36, 40, 49, 52, 69, 77 and similar pages in earlier issues.

2 Amtrak, National Railroad Passenger Corporation Annual Report, Statistical Appendix to Amtrak Annual Report, Annual Issues.

3 1970-80: National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), National Railroad Passenger Corporation Annual Report,1972, 1980, 1990, and 1993-95. 1990-2000: Ibid., National Railroad Passenger Corporation Annual Report, Statistical Appendix to Amtrak Annual Report (Washington, DC: Annual Issues).  2001-09: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), p.77.

4 1970-90: National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), Public Affairs, personal communication. 1994-1997: Ibid., National Railroad Passenger Corporation Annual Report,1972, 1980, 1990, and 1993-95. 1998-2009: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), p. 77. 

5 1980-90: National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), Route Miles by Railroad, Corp. Planning & Development. 1994-2001: Amtrak, National Railroad Passenger Corporation Annual Report, Statistical Appendix to Amtrak Annual Report (Washington, DC: Annual Issues). 2002-09: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), p. 77.

6 1980-97: Association of American Railroads, Analysis of Class 1 Railroads (Washington, DC: Annual Issues). 1998-2008: Ibid., Railroad Ten-Year Trends (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), p. 121.

7 1970-90: National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), Train Information System Reports. 1994-99: Amtrak Corporate Reporting, Route Profitability System, Washington DC, personal communication, August 2001. 2000-09: Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), p. 77 and similar pages in earlier issues.

8 1960-99: Amtrak General Accounting, Pennsylvania, personal communication, June 1999. 2000: Amtrak, State and Local Affairs Department, personal communication. 2001-09: Ibid., State and Local Affairs Department, personal communication, Mar. 23, 2009 and Feb. 15, 2011.

9 1960-70: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Systems Support Division, RRS-22, personal communication. 1980-94: Ibid., Office of Safety Analysis (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), table 4-08. 1995-2004: Ibid., Office of Safety Analysis, Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), table 1-3, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/Default.asp as of Mar. 3, 2010. 2005-09: Ibid, Office of Safety Analysis, Railroad Safety Statistics 2009 Preliminary Annual Report (Washington, DC: November 2010 Issue), table 1-3, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/Default.asp as of Feb. 15, 2011.

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