Freight Facts and Figures 2011
Table 4-3. Economic Characteristics of Freight Railroads: 2000 and 2009
Railroads include Class I (national), Class II (regional), and Class III (local) carriers. Revenue grew while employment declined in both the national railroads and the regional and local railroads between 2000 and 2009.
|Number of railroads||8||7||552||556||560||563|
|Freight revenue (billions of current dollars)||33.1||46.1||3.2||3.3||36.3||49.4|
|Operating revenue (billions of current dollars)||34.1||47.8||NA||NA||NA||NA|
Key: NA = not available.
Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: annual issues), p. 3.
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