Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway Company BAP #518
Nature of Firm
BAP (formerly Rarus Railway) operates freight service from a connection with BNSF at Butte to Anaconda., MT (25.7 miles). Traffic includes scrap, copper slag, and copper concentrates.
Rarus Railway returned to its former name, Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway, in September 2007. Rarus Railway took over the former Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway on May 1, 1985. The line was built by the BA&P in the 1890s. It was electrified from 1913 to 1967, and passengers were carried until April 1955. The BA&P property was transferred to the State of Montana in 1985 and subsequently purchased by Rarus from the State in 1990.
Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway
|Company Affiliation||Privately held|
|Interchange Points||Silver Bow, MT|
|Agreement Type||Handling Carrier|
|Information Exchange Method||Fax|