Nevada Railroads

Nevada Common Freight Carriers

  • BNSF Railway (BNSF)
  • Union Pacific Railroad (UP)

Nevada Private Freight Carriers

  • Nevada Industrial Switch (PGFX)

Nevada Passenger Carriers

  • Amtrak (AMTK)
  • Las Vegas Monorail
  • Mandalay Bay Tram
  • Nevada Northern Railway Museum (NN)
  • Nevada Southern Railway
  • Nevada State Railroad Museum
  • Virginia and Truckee Railroad

Nevada Defunct Railroads

Name Mark System From To Successor
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway   ATSF 1906 1923 N/A
Barnwell and Searchlight Railway   ATSF 1906 1911 California, Arizona and Santa Fe Railway
Battle Mountain and Lewis Railway     1881 1885 N/A
BHP Nevada Railroad BHP   1996 1999 N/A
Bullfrog Goldfield Railroad     1905 1928 N/A
Caliente and Pioche Railroad   UP 1906 1909 San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad
California, Arizona and Santa Fe Railway   ATSF 1911 1923 N/A
Carson and Colorado Railroad   SP 1880 1892 Carson and Colorado Railway
Carson and Colorado Railway   SP 1892 1905 Nevada and California Railway
Central Pacific Railroad   SP 1862 1899 Central Pacific Railway
Central Pacific Railway   SP 1899 1959 Southern Pacific Company
Deep Creek Railroad   WP 1916 1939 N/A
Eagle Salt Works Railroad   SP 1903 1910 Southern Pacific Company
Eureka Nevada Railway     1912 1938 N/A
Eureka and Palisade Railroad     1873 1902 Eureka and Palisade Railway
Eureka and Palisade Railway     1902 1910 Eureka Nevada Railway
Fernley and Lassen Railway   SP 1909 1912 Central Pacific Railway
Goldfield Railroad     1904 1905 Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad
Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad     1905 1918 N/A
Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad SLR UP 1916 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
Nevada Railway     1878 1879 Nevada Central Railway
Nevada and California Railroad   SP 1884 1893 Nevada–California–Oregon Railway
Nevada and California Railway   SP 1905 1912 Central Pacific Railway
Nevada–California–Oregon Railway   SP 1898 1917 Western Pacific Railroad
Nevada Central Railroad     1888 1938 N/A
Nevada Central Railway     1879 1888 Nevada Central Railroad
Nevada Copper Belt Railroad NCB   1909 1947 N/A
Nevada Northern Railway NN   1905 1983 Northern Nevada Railroad
Nevada and Oregon Railroad   SP 1880 1884 Nevada and California Railroad
Nevada Pacific Railway   UP 1889 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Nevada Short Line Railway     1913 1918 N/A
Nevada Transportation Company     1912 1938 N/A
Northern Nevada Railroad NN   1991 1996 BHP Nevada Railroad
Oregon Short Line Railroad   UP 1924 1973 N/A
Oregon Short Line Railroad   UP 1897 1903 San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad
Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway   UP 1889 1897 Oregon Short Line Railroad
Pioche and Bullionville Railroad     1872 1881 N/A
Pioche Pacific Railroad     1913 1947 N/A
Pioche Pacific Transportation Company     1891 1913 Pioche Pacific Railroad
Ruby Hill Railroad       1893 N/A
San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad   UP 1903 1916 Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad
Silver Peak Railroad     1906 1918 N/A
Southern Pacific Company SP SP 1885 1969 Southern Pacific Transportation Company
Southern Pacific Transportation Company SP SP 1969 1998 Union Pacific Railroad
Tonopah Railroad     1903 1905 Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad
Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad     1905 1946 N/A
Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad     1904 1940 N/A
Utah, Nevada and California Railroad   UP 1899 1903 San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad
Virginia and Truckee Railroad     1868 1905 Virginia and Truckee Railway
Virginia and Truckee Railway V&T   1905 1950 N/A
Western Nevada Railroad   SP 1879 1880 Nevada and Oregon Railroad
Western Pacific Railroad WP WP 1916 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
Western Pacific Railway   WP 1903 1916 Western Pacific Railroad

Nevada Private Railroads

  • Austin City Railway
  • Bluestone Mining and Smelting Company
  • Bristol Silver Mines Company
  • Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company
  • Crystal Bay Railroad
  • Dayton, Sutro and Carson Valley Railroad
  • Golconda and Adelaide Railroad
  • Goldfield Consolidated Milling and Transportation Company
  • Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company
  • Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation
  • Lake Tahoe Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Pacific Portland Cement Company
  • Prince Consolidated Mining Company
  • Quartette Mining Company
  • Sierra Nevada Wood and Lumber Company
  • Six Companies, Inc.
  • Sutro Tunnel Railroad
  • Verdi Lumber Company
  • Yellow Pine Mining Company