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Reading, Blue Mountain and Northern 4-6-2 No. 425 sits at the Jim Thorpe depot before departing for its home at Port Clinton, Pennsylvania.

Regional Railroads
In the United States, a regional railroad is a railroad company that is not Class I, but still has a substantial amount of traffic or trackage (and is thus not a short line). The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has defined the lower bound as 350 miles (560 km) of track or $40 million in annual operating revenue. (The Class I threshold is $250 million, adjusted for inflation since 1991.

List of regional railroads (More links coming soon)
The following railroads were classified as regional by the AAR in 2007:

Railroad - Mileage - Notes
Alabama and Gulf Coast Railway - 435
Alaska Railroad - 506
Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad - 699
Central Maine and Quebec Railway - 527
Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad - 447
Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad - 1,100 - Purchased by Canadian Pacific Railway in 2008
Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western Railroad - 534
Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway - 164 - Purchased by Canadian National Railway in 2009
Florida East Coast Railway - 386
Great Lakes Central Railroad - 396
Indiana Rail Road - 602
Indiana and Ohio Railway - 692
Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad - 1,361 - Purchased by Canadian Pacific Railway in 2008
Iowa Interstate Railroad - 608
Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad - 869
Kyle Railroad - 554
Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad - 583
Montana Rail Link - 905
Nebraska Kansas Colorado Railway - 559
New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway - 357
Northern Plains Railroad - 486
Paducah and Louisville Railway - 290
Pan Am Railways - 1,165
Portland and Western Railroad - 587
Providence and Worcester Railroad - 568
Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad - 326
Red River Valley and Western Railroad - 575
San Joaquin Valley Railroad - 351
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad - 398
Texas Northeastern Railroad - 665
Texas Pacifico Transportation - 393
Utah Railway - 430
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway - 878
Wisconsin and Southern Railroad - 837

See also:

ASLRRA

Class I Railroads

Class II Railroads

Railroad Classes

Association of American Railroads

Common Carrier Freight Railroads

Railroads of the U.S.A.

Short Lines

Narrow Gauge Railways

Reading, Blue Mountain and Northern 4-6-2 No. 425 sits at the Jim Thorpe depot before departing for its home at Port Clinton, Pennsylvania.

By Joneau261 (Taken in Jim Thorpe, PA during RBMN excursion) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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