NAICS Code 482112 Short Line Railroads


Transportation and Warehousing


This U.S. industry comprises establishments known as short-line railroads primarily engaged in operating railroads for the transport of cargo over a short distance on local rail lines not part of a rail network.

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 487110, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
  • Operating switching and terminal facilities as separate establishments: classified in Industry 488210, Support Activities for Rail Transportation
  • Operating railroads for the transport of passengers and/or cargo over a long distance: classified in U.S. Industry 482111, Line-Haul Railroads.

Industries Included

  • Beltline railroads
  • Freight railways, short-line or beltline
  • Logging railroads
  • Railroad transportation, short-line or beltline
  • Railroads, short-line or beltline
  • Railway transportation, short-line or beltline
  • Short-line railroads