List of Washington railroads

The following railroads operate in the U.S. state of Washington.

Common freight carriers

*Ballard Terminal Railroad (BDTL)
*Bellingham International Railroad (BIRR)
*BNSF Railway (BNSF)
*Cascade and Columbia River Railroad (CSCD)
*Central Washington Railroad (CWA)
*Columbia Basin Railroad (CBRW)
*Columbia and Cowlitz Railway (CLC)
*Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad (EWG)
*Great Northwest Railroad (GRNW)
*Kettle Falls International Railway (KFR)
*Meeker Southern Railroad (MSN)
*Montana Rail Link (MRL)
*Mount Vernon Terminal Railway (MVT)
*Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad (PCC)
*Pend Oreille Valley Railroad (POVA)
*Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad operates Lewis and Clark Railway
*Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad (PSAP)
**Operates Port of Chehalis
*Tacoma Rail (TRMW)
*Tri-City and Olympia Railroad (TCRY)
*Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
*Washington and Idaho Railway
*Western Rail Switching (WRS)
*Yelm Roy Prairie Line (YRPL)

Private freight carriers

*Longview Switching
*Weyerhaeuser Woods Railroad

Passenger carriers

*Amtrak (AMTK)
*Battle Ground, Yacolt and Chelatchie Prairie Railroad Association
*Chehalis-Centralia Railroad
*Chelatchie Prairie Railroad
*Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad
*Northwest Railway Museum
*Sound Transit
*Yakima Electric Railway Museum
*Yakima Valley Rail and Steam Museum Association
*Yakima Valley Transportation (YVT)

Defunct railroads

*Blue Mountain Railroad (BLMR)
* Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
*Camas Prairie Railroad (CSP)
* Chehalis Western Railroad (CHWE) (Weyerhaeuser)
* Curtis, Milburn & Eastern Railroad (CMER) ( Weyerhaeuser)
* Great Northern Railway (GN)
* Lewis and Clark Railway (LINC)
* Milwaukee Road (MILW)
* Naches Line
* Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
* Pacific Coast Railroad
* Royal Slope Line (RS)
* Seattle and Walla Walla Railroad
* Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railroad
* Spokane International Railway (SI)
* Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway (SP&S)
*Tri-City Railroad

References

* Washington State Department of Transportation (September 2000), " [http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Rail/information/railsys.pdf Rail Lines Map] " (PDF). Retrieved May 6 2005.
* Washington State Department of Transportation (2004), " [http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Freight/Rail/railroadsContacts.htm Railroads in Washington State] ". Retrieved May 6 2005.
* Watco Companies, " [http://www.watcocompanies.com/railroads.htm Rairoads] ". Retrieved August 15 2005.

External links

* [http://www.washingtonhistory.org/wshs/research/finding_aids.htm] provides finding aid to article subject from the Special Collections, Washington State Historical Society (WSHS)


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