List of U.S. Class II railroads


List of U.S. Class II railroads

As of 2004, a Class II railroad in the United States has an operating revenue greater than $20.5 million but less than $277.7 million.

Current Class II railroads

*Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/0265f2ead72cd7eb85257497001961f4/7b01499b0bc56c07852574440058e5a9?OpenDocument GENESEE & WYOMING INC.--CONTROL EXEMPTION--COLUMBUS AND GREENVILLE RAILWAY COMPANY, THE CHATTOOGA AND CHICKAMAUGA RAILWAY COMPANY, AND LUXAPALILA VALLEY RAILROAD, INC.] , May 15, 2008] (BPRR)
*Central Oregon and Pacific RailroadSurface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/c31258598e9102e6852574970019dd7b/2f26e8c57aaab44f85257364004c69fd?OpenDocument FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC, ET AL.--CONTROL--FLORIDA EAST COAST RAILWAY, LLC] , September 28, 2007] (CORP)
*Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/b674fd24dff7845285257497001aabb5/762cecf9f5ce1efa8525744400558fa4?OpenDocument DAKOTA, MINNESOTA & EASTERN RAILROAD CORPORATION--ACQUISITION EXEMPTION--LINE OF BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY] , May 14, 2008] (DME)
*Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/873fc551b315198885257497001ae7f0/bf2b62e5f252040d8525732b004b59c1?OpenDocument TRANSTAR, INC.-CONTROL EXEMPTION-TEXAS & NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY] , August 8, 2007] (EJE)
*Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
*Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/ab2caaa745007ded85257497001b2524/a538fb82589829eb852573a20047f629?OpenDocument IOWA, CHICAGO & EASTERN RAILROAD CORPORATION--ACQUISITION EXEMPTION--LINE OF BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY] , December 4, 2007] (ICE)
*Iowa Interstate Railroad [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/1783820abd27cf1785257497001b4508/e41a47d8121a07ef852572480075a445?OpenDocument IOWA INTERSTATE RAILROAD, LTD.-ACQUISITION OF CONTROL EXEMPTION-LINCOLN & SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY] , December 22, 2006] (IAIS)
*ISG Railways [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/38d9f3e84246335c85257497001c5a55/8962f014cbe98749852570e0005c0123?OpenDocument ISPAT INLAND HOLDING INC. (U.S.)-ACQUISITION OF CONTROL EXEMPTION-ISG RAILWAYS INC., ISG SOUTH CHICAGO & INDIANA HARBOR RAILWAY CO., AND ISG CLEVELAND WORKS RAILWAY CO.] , January 5, 2006] (BVRY, LMIC, PBR, SH, UMP)
*Long Island Rail Road [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/603de3fe8389457185257497001cb44d/0b736207efd3a05885256c1e004a77aa?OpenDocument LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD COMPANY--DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE EXEMPTION--IN GARDEN CITY, LONG ISLAND, NY] , September 6, 2002] (LI)
*Montana Rail Link [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/9ddef88df9a06ebf85257497001d2461/6523013ba3a64d0485256541006fca79?OpenDocument DENNIS WASHINGTON ET AL-CONTINUANCE CONTROL EXEMPTION-I&M RAIL LINK LLC] , April 9, 1997] (MRL)
*Montreal, Maine and Atlantic RailwayFact|date=August 2008 (MMA)
*Paducah and Louisville Railway [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/6656dee03152833985257497001ef09d/1051c3190785f5028525732b0057dbfd?OpenDocument FOUR RIVERS TRANSPORTATION, INC., PADUCAH & LOUISVILLE RAILWAY, INC., AND EVANSVILLE WESTERN RAILWAY, INC. - CORPORATE FAMILY TRANSACTION EXEMPTION] , August 8, 2007] (PAL)
*Providence and Worcester Railroad [10K SEC Filing, [http://sec.edgar-online.com/2008/03/25/0000831968-08-000030/Section3.asp] ,March 25, 2008] (PW)
*Springfield Terminal Railway [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/3a170019c262c52a85257497001f1a89/7107747adb79dfc985257472004a5d61?OpenDocument NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, PAN AM RAILWAYS, INC., ET AL.-JOINT CONTROL AND OPERATING/POOLING AGREEMENTS-PAN AM SOUTHERN LLC] , June 26, 2008] (ST)
*Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/40ab05b4915c8a9f85257497002184ed/15da9c896955c0e9852567fc0055f453?OpenDocument WHEELING AND LAKE ERIE RAILWAY COMPANY--ABANDONMENT EXEMPTION--IN HARRISON AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES, OH] , October 19, 1999] (WE)
*Wisconsin and Southern Railroad [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/decisions/ReadingRoom.nsf/51d7c65c6f78e79385256541007f0580/c9af38684bae1b648525731a0063ac75?OpenDocument WISCONSIN & SOUTHERN RAILROAD CO.--LEASE AND OPERATION EXEMPTION--SOO LINE RAILROAD COMPANY D/B/A CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY] , July 17, 2007] (WSOR)

The Association of American Railroads defines a "regional railroad" to have at least convert|350|mi|km of line or at least $40 million operating revenue in 2006. This includes some companies that are not Class II carriers: Alabama and Gulf Coast Railway, Alaska Railroad, Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western Railroad, Great Lakes Central Railroad , Indiana Rail Road, Indiana and Ohio Railway, Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad, Kyle Railroad, Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad, Nebraska Kansas Colorado Railway, New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway, Northern Plains Railroad, Portland and Western Railroad, Red River Valley and Western Railroad, San Joaquin Valley Railroad, South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad, Texas Northeastern Railroad, Texas Pacifico Transportation, and Utah Railway. [Association of American Railroads, [http://www.aar.org/IndustryInformation/AboutTheIndustry/RailroadsAndStates.aspx Railroads and States] , 2006, accessed July 2008]

Former Class II railroads

* Aberdeen and Rockfish Railroad reporting mark|AR
*Alabama Great Southern Railroad (AGS), owned by Norfolk Southern Railway [http://www.stb.dot.gov/econdata.nsf/f039526076cc0f8e8525660b006870c9/e0b533cb939e5e9b852574430067c0e9/$FILE/2007%20Annual%20Report%20Form%20R-1's%20Norfolk%20Southern%20Combined%20Railroad%20Subsidiaries.pdf Annual Report of Norfolk Southern Combined Railroad Subsidiaries to the Surface Transportation Board for the Year Ended December 31, 2007] , p. 13]
*Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad (BLE), owned by Canadian National Railway
* Baltimore and Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad reporting mark|BOCT
*Central of Georgia Railroad (CG), owned by Norfolk Southern Railway
* Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad reporting mark|CC
* Chicago, Missouri and Western Railway reporting mark|CMNW
* Carolina and Northwestern Railway reporting mark|CRN
*Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway (DMIR), owned by Canadian National RailwaySurface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/789dffef32a6c7e88525749700223ff4/f01cd7aa9a42dbd885256de9006244b9?OpenDocument CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY AND GRAND TRUNK CORPORATION-CONTROL-DULUTH, MISSABE AND IRON RANGE RAILWAY COMPANY, BESSEMER AND LAKE ERIE RAILROAD COMPANY AND THE PITTSBURGH & CONNEAUT DOCK COMPANY] , December 1, 2003]
*Fox Valley and Western Ltd. (FVW), owned by Canadian National Railway
*Gateway Western Railway (GWWR), owned by Kansas City Southern Railway [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/f7edf6bd3423a617852574970022b436/661832d1003ca5ee85256ae3006fbb7c?OpenDocument THE KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY--ACQUISITION AND MERGER EXEMPTION--GATEWAY WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY AND KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN TRANSPORTATION COMPANY] , October 19, 2001]
*Georgia Southern and Florida Railway (GSF), owned by Norfolk Southern Railway
*I&M Rail Link [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/d282af5b96b1a86085257497002383ae/8fcb6213129f5b0a85256bd50075ba51?OpenDocument IOWA, CHICAGO & EASTERN RAILROAD CORPORATION--ACQUISITION AND OPERATION EXEMPTION--LINES OF I&M RAIL LINK, LLC] , June 12, 2002] (IMRL)
* Magma Arizona Railroad reporting mark|MAA
* Monongahela Railway reporting mark|MGA
* Minneapolis, Northfield and Southern Railway reporting mark|MNS
* Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas Railroad reporting mark|OKKT
*Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Company (SSAM), owned by Canadian National Railway
* Spokane International Railroad reporting mark|SI
*Texas Mexican Railway (TM), owned by Kansas City Southern Railway [Surface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/5373aceb5f09641f852574970020b2ea/fe42c6df3c18fe9785256f56005a2c45?OpenDocument KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN--CONTROL--THE KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, GATEWAY EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY, AND THE TEXAS MEXICAN RAILWAY COMPANY] , November 29, 2004]
*Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC), owned by Canadian National RailwaySurface Transportation Board, [http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/0210eb38c8a95631852574970022ec67/17c39eac36d05cf385256a3a004e372d?OpenDocument CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY, GRAND TRUNK CORPORATION, AND WC MERGER SUB, INC.--CONTROL--WISCONSIN CENTRAL TRANSPORTATION CORPORATION, WISCONSIN CENTRAL LTD., FOX VALLEY & WESTERN LTD., SAULTE STE. MARIE BRIDGE COMPANY, AND WISCONSIN CHICAGO LINK LTD.] , May 9, 2001]

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