The Railroads layer shows most of the railroads in the United States.
|Railroads of California
||Railroads of the Dallas-Fort Worth area
The abbreviation for the tracks owner (e.g. UP = Union Pacific, BNSF = Burlington Northern/Santa Fe, etc...)
Any other company that may have rights to the tracks
If this line has passenger traffic, the company that provides it
The traffic on these tracks in millions of gross ton-miles
Determines how much the underlying layer(s) will show through this layer.
- By traffic: the line color will be redder if the line has more traffic
- Black: all lines will be black
- White: all lines will be white. This can be useful on top of a dark background.
- By traffic: the line will be wider if the line has more traffic
- 2 points: all lines will be 2 points wide
- 1 point: all lines will be 1 point wide
This data layer can be obtained from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
The Rail Network is a comprehensive database of the nation's railway system at the 1:100,000 scale. The data set covers all 50 States plus the District of Columbia.
The data set provides location and partial attribute information for use in national and regional network analysis applications.