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snippet: Railroad Layer containing all active railroad routes within West Virginia
summary: Railroad Layer containing all active railroad routes within West Virginia
accessInformation: US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, BTS, WVDOT, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway, Amtrak, RJ Corman Railroad, Watco Industries, Wheeling and Lake Erie and WV State Rail Authority
maxScale: 5000
typeKeywords: []
description: <DIV STYLE="text-align:Left;"><DIV><DIV><P><SPAN>The Rail Network is a comprehensive database of West Virginia's Railway System at 1:24,000 to 1:100,000 scale as of April 1. 2022. Data was obtained from the US Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statics United States Railroad Feature Class. which can be found here: Data was then verified against imagery, official railroad division timetables and track diagrams and publicly obtained radio dispatching frequencies. Information included in this feature are FRA Railroad Node to and From, railroad line ownership, railroad owner short, railroads that have trackage rights over the line, passenger service on the line (Amtrak, Maryland Area Rail Commuter Agency (MARC), Tourist Lines, etc.), Railroad Division, Railroad Subdivision, Railroad Dispatcher. Data is then matched up up to WV GIS Tech center mosaic and cleaned up. Additional railroad lines are added where there are multiple tracks to represent the railroad line. </SPAN></P></DIV></DIV></DIV>
title: GTI_PUB_UTM.DBO.WV_Railroads
tags: ["WVDOT","Railroad","CSX","NS","KVRA","WV_Railroad","WV_Rail","RJCL","Amtrak","MARC","WV_RR BIP WV State Railroad Authority","WV_State_Rail_Authority"]
culture: en-US
minScale: 150000000