BNSF Railroad Mileposts

SDE Feature Class

Tags
BNSF, Burlington, mileposts, railroad

Description

Mileposts for BNSF railways in North Dakota. BNSF has given the State permission to publicly post this data.

8/8/18 confirmed via data comparison, no change in data since previous check

8/20/16 confirmed with BNSF no change in data since previous load


Summary

Railway mileposts can be used by emergency responders and others to locate a position on a track. From BNSF, "As a leader in railroad safety, we recognize that a safe and secure railroad network is essential to our nation’s future. BNSF Railway is implementing towards working with local law enforcement agencies to improve response capabilities."

Credits

BNSF Railway Company

Use limitations

Not for navigation. The State of North Dakota has compiled this data according to conventional cartographic standards, using what is thought to be the most reliable information available. This data is intended to make results of research available at the earliest possible date, but is not intended to constitute final or formal publication. The State of North Dakota makes every effort to provide virus-free files but does not guarantee uncorrupted files. The State of North Dakota does not guarantee this data to be free from errors, inaccuracies, or viruses, and disclaims any responsibility or liability for interpretations or decisions based on this data.

Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

Themes or categories of the resource  location, transportation


*Content type  Downloadable Data

Citation 

Title BNSF Railroad Mileposts
Publication date 2012-12-14 00:00:00
Revision date 2018-08-08 00:00:00


Presentation formats* digital map


Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Individual's name Bob Nutsch
Organization's name North Dakota Information Technology Department
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  distributor


Contact information
Phone
Voice 701-328-3212

Address
Type physical
Delivery point 600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept. 112
City Bismarck
Administrative area ND
Postal code 58505
Country US
e-mail addressbnutsch@nd.gov



Resource Details 

Dataset languages* English (UNITED STATES)


Spatial representation type* vector


*Processing environment  Version 6.2 (Build 9200) ; Esri ArcGIS 10.6.0.8321


Credits
BNSF Railway Company


Extents 

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
*West longitude -104.094696
*East longitude -96.761228
*North latitude 48.941328
*South latitude 45.942723
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Temporal extent
Beginning date 2012-12-14 00:00:00
Ending date 2018-08-08 00:00:00

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude -104.094696
*East longitude -96.761228
*South latitude 45.942723
*North latitude 48.941328
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact 

Point of contact
Individual's name Melissa Galindo
Organization's name BNSF Railway Police
Contact's position Sr. Special Agent
Contact's role  owner


Contact information
Phone
Voice 817-593-6250

Address
Type
Delivery point 2600 Lou Menk Drive
City Fort Worth
Administrative area Texas
Postal code 76131
e-mail addressmelissa.galindo@bnsf.com



Resource Constraints 

Constraints
Limitations of use

Not for navigation. The State of North Dakota has compiled this data according to conventional cartographic standards, using what is thought to be the most reliable information available. This data is intended to make results of research available at the earliest possible date, but is not intended to constitute final or formal publication. The State of North Dakota makes every effort to provide virus-free files but does not guarantee uncorrupted files. The State of North Dakota does not guarantee this data to be free from errors, inaccuracies, or viruses, and disclaims any responsibility or liability for interpretations or decisions based on this data.


Spatial Reference 

ArcGIS coordinate system
*Type Geographic
*Geographic coordinate reference GCS_North_American_1983
*Coordinate reference details
Geographic coordinate system
Well-known identifier 4269
X origin -400
Y origin -400
XY scale 999999999.99999988
Z origin 0
Z scale 1
M origin 0
M scale 1
XY tolerance 8.98315284119521e-09
Z tolerance 0.001
M tolerance 0.001
High precision true
Left longitude -180
Latest well-known identifier 4269
Well-known text GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1983", DATUM["D_North_American_1983", SPHEROID["GRS_1980", 6378137.0, 298.257222101]], PRIMEM["Greenwich", 0.0], UNIT["Degree", 0.0174532925199433], AUTHORITY["EPSG", 4269]]

Reference system identifier
*Value 4269
*Codespace EPSG
*Version 6.12(3.0.1)


Spatial Data Properties 

Scale Range

Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:150,000,000
Vector
*Level of topology for this dataset  geometry only


Geometric objects
Feature class name NDHUB.Railroad_Mileposts_BNSF
*Object type  point
*Object count 1858



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name NDHUB.Railroad_Mileposts_BNSF
*Feature type Simple
*Geometry type Point
*Has topology FALSE
*Feature count 1858
*Spatial index TRUE
*Linear referencing FALSE



Lineage 

Lineage statement
Data imported as X-Y Data from spreadsheet provided by BNSF, using WGS84.  Data exported to feature class and projected to NAD83.  8 points were outside of ND state boundary and were deleted after review with BNSF.

Distribution 

Distribution format
*Name SDE Feature Class


Fields 

Details for object NDHUB.Railroad_Mileposts_BNSF 
*Type Feature Class
*Row count 1858


Field OBJECTID
 
*Alias OBJECTID
*Data type OID
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
*Field description
Internal feature number.

*Description source
ESRI

*Description of values
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.





Field SUBDIVISION
 
*Alias SUBDIVISION
*Data type String
*Width 255
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field MILEPOST
 
*Alias MILEPOST
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Precision 38
*Scale 8




Field TRACK
 
*Alias TRACK
*Data type String
*Width 255
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field Shape
 
*Alias Shape
*Data type Geometry
*Width 4
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
*Field description
Feature geometry.

*Description source
ESRI

*Description of values
Coordinates defining the features.







Metadata Details 

*Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata* dataset
Scope name* dataset


*Last update 2018-08-08


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Metadata style FGDC CSDGM Metadata
Standard or profile used to edit metadata ISO19139


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2013-05-02 09:11:56
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2018-08-08 13:06:44


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2018-08-08 13:05:23


Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Individual's name Bob Nutsch
Organization's name North Dakota Information Technology Department
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  distributor


Contact information
Phone
Voice 701-328-3212

Address
Type physical
Delivery point 600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept. 112
City Bismarck
Administrative area ND
Postal code 58505
Country US
e-mail addressbnutsch@nd.gov



Metadata Maintenance 

Maintenance
Update frequency  irregular