Train Symbols
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Class I / Passenger Railroads

Large railroads with revenue greater than $500 million
Railroad Train Symbol Count
Amtrak 408
BNSF 3,284
Canadian National 1,281
CPKC 522
CSXT 2,622
Norfolk Southern 2,046
Union Pacific 1,488
VIA Rail Canada 15

Class III Railroads

Small (Shortline) railroads with revenue less than $40 millon
Railroad Train Symbol Count
Ann Arbor 0
Belt Railway of Chicago 0
Buckingham Branch Railroad 11
Caltrain 28
Carolina Coastal Railway 0
Central Maine and Quebec Railway 2
Chicago, Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad 5
Cimarron Valley Railroad 0
Cincinnati Eastern Railroad 0
Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad 0
Coaster 15
Columbus & Ohio River Railroad 0
Conrail Shared Assets Operations 12
Dakota Missouri Valley & Western 0
Housatonic Railroad Company 4
Indiana & Ohio Railway 7
Indiana Harbor Belt 0
Kanawha River Railroad 2
Kansas City Terminal 1
Keokuk Junction Railway 0
Livonia, Avon & Lakeville 1
Louisville and Indiana 9
Marquette Rail 0
Maryland Midland 4
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority 3
Metra 38
Metro North Commuter Railway 14
Minnesota Commercial Railway 0
Minnesota Northern Railroad 0
New England Central Railroad 5
New Jersey Transit 22
New Mexico Rail Runner Express 0
Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line 1
North County Transit District 0
Northern Plains Railroad 0
Ohio Central Railroad 0
Ohio Southern Railroad 0
Pan Am Railways 44
Pere Marquette 0
Progress Rail 0
Puget Sound & Pacific Railroad 0
Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad 13
Red River Valley & Western Railroad 0
San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad 0
SEPTA 3
Southern California Regional Rail Authority 2
Spokane Portland & Seattle 0
Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis 1
Texas Pacifico Railroad 0
Trinity Railway Express 112
Twin Cities & Western Railroad 0
Vermont Railway 11
Western New York & Pennsylvania RR 2