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Freight Railroads

Links to freight railroad operations. The freight railroads are divided into Class I's and Regionals and Shortlines. If you are looking for a specific railroad, try using our search engine to find it quickly.

Freight Railroads Subcategories:

Class 1 Railroads (9 links)
Class 2 and Regional Railroads (31 links)
Shortline Railroads (256 links)

There are 6 links in this category

AAR Railroad Reporting Marks
AAR Railroad Reporting Marks - This file contains AAR assigned reporting marks that have been compiled from several sources. In the absence of AAR assigned reporting marks, "the AAR uniform Alpha code was used. Reporting marks, along with the car serial number, are used by shippers and railroads to identify specific pieces of rolling stock. ALL organizations with cars in interchange service are assigned reporting marks by the AAR. Some reporting marks may still be registered even though the organizations no longer have cars in interchange service or may still be awaiting delivery if ordered.
Info: URL: http://www.pwrr.org/rrm/index.html (Added: 3-Feb-2001)
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Class 1 Railroad Directory
In the United States, the Surface Transportation Board defines a Class I railroad as "having annual carrier operating revenues of $250 million or more" after adjusting for inflation using the Railroad Freight Price Index developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Canada, a Class I rail carrier is defined (as of 2004) as a company that has earned gross revenues exceeding $250 million (CAD) for each of the previous two years.

Currently, eleven railroads in North America are designated as Class I. In the United States, Amtrak and seven freight railroads are designated Class I based on 2011 measurements released in 2013.

Info: URL: http://www.railroaddata.com/rrlinks/Freight_Railroads/Class_1_Railroads/ (Added: 25-Mar-2015)
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Class 2 Railroad Directory
A Class II railroad hauls freight and is mid-sized in terms of operating revenue. As of 2011, a railroad with revenues greater than $37.4 million but less than $433.2 million for at least three consecutive years is considered Class II. Switching and terminal railroads are excluded from Class II status. Railroads considered by the Association of American Railroads as "Regional Railroads" are typically Class II.
Info: URL: http://www.railroaddata.com/rrlinks/Freight_Railroads/Class_2_and_Regional_Railroads/ (Added: 25-Mar-2015)
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Class 3 (Shortline) Railroad Directory
A Class III or short-line railroad has an annual operating revenue of less than $20 million (1991 dollars). Class III railroads are typically local short-line railroads serving a small number of towns and industries or hauling cars for one or more larger railroads. Many Class III railroads were once branch lines of larger railroads or abandoned portions of main lines. Most Class III railroads are owned by railroad holding companies such as Genesee & Wyoming and Iowa Pacific Holdings.
Info: URL: http://www.railroaddata.com/rrlinks/Freight_Railroads/Shortline_Railroads/ (Added: 25-Mar-2015)
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North American Railroad Frequencies
North American Railroad Frequencies Large list of radio frequencies, Jon Rom
Info: URL: http://www.whrc-wi.org/railfreqs.htm (Added: 09-Oct-1998)
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Railfax Freight Carloadings Report
Weekly rail carloadings report of North American Class I rail carriers. Updated each Thursday.
Info: URL: http://railfax.transmatch.com (Added: 20-Feb-2002)
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