Warning! You are about to vote on the Class I railroads of my lists.
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Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) Corp. is the US's second largest freight Class One network with Warren Buffet for it's investor (failure). In 1994, ATSF announced to merge into Burlington Northern and Santa Fe.
Union Pacific Railroad was formed in 1862 by the founder of a stockholder named Dr. Thomas Clark Durant. UP owns over 8,000 locomotives, 31,900 route miles, and over 44,000 employees! UP to my opinion is the most successful railroad of the Class One every to my accordings in history of U.S.A. railroadings.
Yet, another great Class One railroad company in the USA. NS for short owns over 22,100 miles of route in the US in Midwestern and Eastern US states officially. Norfolk Southern's only main commodity is coal. NS has coal mines in Kentucky, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and good 'ol West Virginia! In 1999, NS bought half of Consolidated Rail (Conrail) stocks and CSX Corp. bought the other stocks of Consolidated Rail of U.S. Government, which made both CSX and NS railway substantially growing a lot too.