Arizona Railroads

Arizona Common Freight Carriers

  • Apache Railway (APA)
  • Arizona and California Railroad (ARZC)
  • Arizona Central Railroad (AZCR)
  • Arizona Eastern Railway (AZER)
  • BNSF Railway (BNSF)
  • Copper Basin Railway (CBRY)
  • San Pedro and Southwestern Railroad (SPSR)
  • Union Pacific Railroad (UP)

Arizona Private Freight Carriers

  • Black Mesa and Lake Powell Railroad (BMLP)

Arizona Passenger Carriers

  • Amtrak (AMTK): Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle
  • Grand Canyon Railway (GCRX)
  • Old Pueblo Trolley
  • Paradise and Pacific Railroad
  • Southern Arizona Transportation Museum
  • Superstition Scenic Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Valley Metro Light Rail
  • Verde Canyon Railroad

Arizona Defunct Railroads

Name Mark System From To Successor
Arizona and California Railway   ATSF 1903 1911 California, Arizona and Santa Fe Railway
Arizona and Colorado Railroad   SP 1902 1910 Arizona Eastern Railroad
Arizona Eastern Railroad AE   1904 1955 Southern Pacific Company
Arizona Extension Railroad     1917   N/A
Arizona Mineral Belt Railroad     1883 1888 Central Arizona Railway
Arizona Narrow Gauge Railroad     1882 1887 Tucson, Globe and Northern Railroad
Arizona and New Mexico Railway   SP 1883 1935 El Paso and Southwestern Railroad
Arizona and South Eastern Railroad   SP 1888 1902 El Paso and Southwestern Railroad
Arizona Southern Railroad AZS   1904 1933 N/A
Arizona and Swansea Railroad     1909 1931 N/A
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway ATSF ATSF 1902 1996 Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway
Atlantic and Pacific Railroad   ATSF 1866 1897 Santa Fe Pacific Railroad
Arizona and Utah Railway   ATSF 1899 1905 Western Arizona Railway
Bradshaw Mountain Railroad   ATSF 1901 1912 California, Arizona and Santa Fe Railway
California, Arizona and Santa Fe Railway   ATSF 1911 1963 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Central Arizona Railway     1889 1937 N/A
Clifton and Southern Pacific Railway   SP 1883 1883 Arizona and New Mexico Railway
Dragoon Mountain and Northern Railroad   SP 1906 1907 Johnson, Dragoon Mountain and Northern Railway
El Paso and Southwestern Company   SP 1908 1912 N/A
El Paso and Southwestern Railroad   SP 1901 1955 Southern Pacific Company
Gila Valley, Globe and Northern Railway   SP 1894 1910 Arizona Eastern Railroad
Grand Canyon Railway   ATSF 1901 1942 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Johnson, Dragoon Mountain and Northern Railway   SP 1907 1908 Johnson–Dragoon and Northern Railway
Johnson–Dragoon and Northern Railway   SP 1908 1911 Southern Pacific Company
Magma Arizona Railroad MAA   1914 1997 N/A
Maricopa and Phoenix Railroad   SP 1907 1910 Arizona Eastern Railroad
Maricopa and Phoenix Railroad   SP 1885 1895 Maricopa and Phoenix and Salt River Valley Railroad
Maricopa and Phoenix and Salt River Valley Railroad   SP 1895 1907 Maricopa and Phoenix Railroad
Mascot and Western Railroad MASW   1914 1932 N/A
Mexico and Colorado Railroad   SP 1908 1910 El Paso and Southwestern Railroad
Mohave and Milltown Railway     1903 1904 N/A
Morenci Southern Railway   SP 1899 1922 Morenci Industrial Railway
New Mexico and Arizona Railroad   SP 1882 1934 Southern Pacific Railroad
Phoenix and Buckeye Railway   SP 1909 1910 Arizona Eastern Railroad
Phoenix and Eastern Railroad   SP 1901 1934 Southern Pacific Company
Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa Railway   SP 1894 1895 Maricopa and Phoenix and Salt River Valley Railroad
Prescott and Arizona Central Railway     1885 1893 N/A
Prescott and Eastern Railroad   ATSF 1897 1911 California, Arizona and Santa Fe Railway
Ray and Gila Valley Railroad R&GV   1910 1943 Copper Basin Railway
Saginaw Southern Railroad     1898 1903 N/A
San Manuel Arizona Railroad SMA   1953 2003 N/A
San Pedro and Southwestern Railway SWKR   1992 2003 San Pedro and Southwestern Railroad
Santa Fe and Grand Canyon Railroad   ATSF 1897 1901 Grand Canyon Railway
Santa Fe Pacific Railroad   ATSF 1897 1902 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix Railway   ATSF 1891 1911 California, Arizona and Santa Fe Railway
Shannon–Arizona Railway     1909 1919 Morenci Industrial Railway
Southern Pacific Railroad   SP 1878 1955 Southern Pacific Company
Southern Pacific Company SP SP 1885 1969 Southern Pacific Transportation Company
Southern Pacific Transportation Company SP SP 1969 1998 Union Pacific Railroad
Southwestern Railroad of Arizona   SP 1900 1901 El Paso and Southwestern Railroad
Tucson, Cornelia and Gila Bend Railroad TC&G, TCG   1915 1985 N/A
Tucson, Globe and Northern Railroad     1887   N/A
Tucson and Nogales Railroad   SP 1909 1934 Southern Pacific Railroad
Twin Buttes Railroad     1904 1929 N/A
United Verde and Pacific Railway     1894 1920 N/A
Verde Tunnel and Smelter Railroad     1912 1953 N/A
Verde Valley Railway   ATSF 1911 1942 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Western Arizona Railway   ATSF 1906 1931 N/A
Yuma Valley Railroad   SP 1914    

Arizona Private Freight Carriers

  • Apache Lumber Company
  • Arizona Lumber and Timber Company
  • Cady Lumber Company
  • Congress Gold Company
  • Coronado Railroad
  • Flagstaff Lumber Manufacturing Company
  • Helvetia Copper Company
  • Kennecott Copper Corporation
  • Morenci Industrial Railway
  • Saginaw and Manistee Lumber Company
  • Six Companies, Inc.
  • Southwest Forest Industries
  • Southwest Lumber Mills, Inc.
  • Tombstone and Southern Railroad

Arizona Passenger Carriers

  • White Mountain Scenic Railroad
  • Yuma Valley Railway

Arizona Electric Railroads

  • Douglas Street Railway
  • Douglas Traction and Light Company
  • Phoenix Railway
  • Phoenix Railway of Arizona
  • Phoenix Street Railway
  • Prescott and Mount Union Railway
  • Tucson Rapid Transit Company
  • Tucson Street Railway
  • Warren Company
  • Warren–Bisbee Railway