List of Utah railroads

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The following railroads operate in the U.S. state of Utah.

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Private freight carriers[edit]

Passenger carriers[edit]

Defunct railroads[edit]

Name Mark System[nb 1] From To Successor Notes
American Fork Railroad 1872 1878 N/A
Ballard and Thompson Railroad DRGW 1911 1949 N/A
Bingham Canon and Camp Floyd Railroad DRGW 1872 1881 Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway
Bingham and Garfield Railway B&G, BG 1908 1948 Kennecott Utah Copper
Cache Valley Railroad 1918 1927 N/A
California Short Line Railway DRGW 1882 1889 San Pete Valley Railway
Carbon County Railway DRGW 1899 1900 Rio Grande Western Railway
Carbon County Railway CBC 1922 1982 N/A
Castle Valley Railroad DRGW 1909 1914 Southern Utah Railroad
Castle Valley Railway DRGW 1901 1908 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
Central Pacific Railroad SP 1862 1899 Central Pacific Railway
Central Pacific Railway SP 1899 1959 Southern Pacific Company
Coalville and Echo Railroad UP 1869 1874 Summit County Railroad
Copper Belt Railroad DRGW 1901 1908 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
Deep Creek Railroad WP 1916 1939 N/A
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad D&RG DRGW 1908 1921 Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad D&RGW, DRGW DRGW 1920 1997 Union Pacific Railroad
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway DRGW 1881 1889 Rio Grande Western Railway
Echo and Park City Railway UP 1881 1899 Union Pacific Railroad
Eureka Hill Railway 1907 1928 N/A
Goshen Valley Railroad DRGW 1918 1947 Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad
Grass Creek Terminal Railway UP 1894 1910 N/A
Helper Western Railway 1909 1920 National Coal Railway
Inland Railway 1916 1924 N/A
Kenilworth and Helper Railroad DRGW 1911 1926 N/A
Little Cottonwood Transportation Company 1916 1925 N/A
Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad SLR UP 1916 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
Malad Valley Railroad UP 1902 1910 Oregon Short Line Railroad
National Coal Railway 1920 1954 N/A
New East Tintic Railway UP 1896 1903 San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad
Newhouse, Copper Gulch and Sevier Lake Railroad 1904 1927 N/A
Ogden and Syracuse Railway UP 1887 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Ogden Union Railway and Depot Company OURD DRGW/ SP/ UP 1888 Still exists as a nonoperating subsidiary of the Union Pacific Railroad
Oregon Short Line Railroad UP 1897 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
Oregon Short Line Railway UP 1882 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway UP 1889 1897 Oregon Short Line Railroad
Rio Grande Western Railway DRGW 1889 1908 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
St. John and Ophir Railroad 1912 1928 N/A
Salt Lake and Alta Railroad 1913 1917 N/A
Salt Lake City Union Depot and Railroad Company DRGW/ WP 1907 1978 N/A
Salt Lake and Eastern Railway DRGW 1888 1897 Utah Central Railroad
Salt Lake and Fort Douglas Railway DRGW 1883 1897 Utah Central Railroad
Salt Lake and Los Angeles Railway SL&L 1892 1916 Salt Lake, Garfield and Western Railway
Salt Lake and Mercur Railroad 1894 1913 N/A
Salt Lake and Park City Railway DRGW 1881 1881 Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway
Salt Lake, Sevier Valley and Pioche Railroad UP 1872 1874 Utah Western Railway
Salt Lake and Western Railway UP 1881 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Saltair Railway 1891 1892 Salt Lake and Los Angeles Railway
San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad UP 1901 1916 Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad
San Pete Valley Railway DRGW 1874 1908 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
Sevier Railway DRGW 1891 1908 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
Sevier Valley Railway DRGW 1880 1881 Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway
Southern Pacific Company SP SP 1885 1969 Southern Pacific Transportation Company
Southern Pacific Transportation Company SP SP 1969 1998 Union Pacific Railroad
Southern Utah Railroad DRGW 1907 1917 N/A
Summit County Railroad UP 1871 1880 Echo and Park City Railway
Tintic Range Railway DRGW 1891 1908 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
Tooele Valley Railway TOV 1908 1981 N/A
Uintah Railway 1903 1939 N/A
Union Pacific Railroad UP 1862 1880 Union Pacific Railway
Union Pacific Railway UP 1880 1898 Union Pacific Railroad
Utah Central Railroad DRGW 1897 1908 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
Utah Central Railroad UP 1869 1881 Utah Central Railway
Utah Central Railway DRGW 1890 1897 Utah Central Railroad
Utah Central Railway UP 1881 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Utah Coal Railway 1912 1912 Utah Railway
Utah Eastern Railroad UP 1879 1887 Echo and Park City Railway
Utah Eastern Railway DRGW 1897 1900 Rio Grande Western Railway
Utah and Nevada Railway UP 1881 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Utah Northern Railroad UP 1872 1878 Utah and Northern Railway
Utah and Northern Railway UP 1878 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Utah and Pacific Railroad UP 1898 1903 San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad
Utah and Pleasant Valley Railway DRGW 1875 1882 Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway
Utah Southern Railroad UP 1871 1881 Utah Central Railway
Utah Southern Railroad Extension Company UP 1874 1881 Utah Central Railway
Utah Terminal Railway 1920 1921 Utah Railway
Utah Western Railway DRGW 1889 1890 Utah Central Railway
Utah Western Railway UP 1874 1880 Utah and Nevada Railway
Wasatch and Jordan Valley Railroad DRGW 1872 1881 Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway
Western Pacific Railroad WP WP 1916 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
Western Pacific Railway WP 1903 1916 Western Pacific Railroad
Private freight carriers
Passenger carriers
Electric

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This is one or more of the Class I railroads that the railroad became part of, if any.

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