NAICS Code 48211 Rail Transportation


Transportation and Warehousing


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating railroads (except street railroads, commuter rail, urban rapid transit, and scenic and sightseeing trains). Line-haul railroads and short-line railroads are included in this industry.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Operating street railroads, commuter rail, and urban rapid transit systems: classified in Industry Group 4851, Urban Transit Systems
  • Operating scenic and sightseeing trains: classified in Industry 48711, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
  • Operating switching and terminal facilities as separate establishments: classified in Industry 48821, Support Activities for Rail Transportation.

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