At a Glance
The MidCon Corridor comprises some 3,216 route miles that traverses 10 states, extending into Manitoba, Canada. Get a state-by-state breakdown of the population served by the MidCon, associated GDP, route miles and carloads handled.
The MidCon Corridor – a primarily single track railroad paralleling Interstates I-29 and I-35 – links southern ports in Texas and destinations in America’s heartland and central Canada. Over 30 million people live and work in the areas served by the MidCon, accounting for over $1.9 trillion in gross domestic product and almost 14 million jobs. Critical to the nation’s energy supply, the MidCon moves coal to utilities for power and refined petroleum products from supply centers in the south to areas of demand throughout North America. In addition, the MidCon handles significant agricultural products for export, including corn, wheat, soybeans and ethanol.
At a Glance
BNSF has made substantial investments in the MidCon Corridor to create a more efficient freight railway system to foster economic growth. Read about those improvements.
Today & Tomorrow
Read about projects in partnership with BNSF’s public partners who recognize the value of investing in rail and the benefits to their state, region or community.