RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

Chicago Line

FORMERLY New York Central Railroad (Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway)
OPENED 1858 by Northern Indiana Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK completed 1903
THIRD AND FOURTH TRACKS constructed 1907-1911 (Elkhart-Millersburg/Butler-Toledo)
ABS installed before 1912
CTC installed 1957/third and fourth track eliminated
PASSENGER SERVICE: Amtrak Lake Shore Limited and Capitol Limited

Route replaced a historically earlier route via Adrian MI.

Radio Frequency - 160.800 (AAR Channel 46) (Elkhart-CP 292)
Radio Frequency - 161.070 (AAR Channel 64) (CP 292-Toledo)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Elkhart to Toledo
Distance is from Buffalo

421.6 Elkhart
421.5 CP 421
415.6 CP 415
412.4 CP 412 (junction-NS)
411.3 Goshen
403.3 Millersburg
397.7 CP 397
396.3 Ligonier
395.4 CP 395
390.9 Wawaka
386.5 Brimfield
379.7 CP 379
379.7 Kendallville (junction-MSO)
373.4 Corunna
367.0 Waterloo
367.0 CP 367
359.1 Butler
358.5 CP 358 (NS crossing)
355.3 State Line (IN-OH)
352.6 CP 352
352.0 Edgerton
342.5 CP 342
341.9 Bryan
340.3 CP 340
334.8 Stryker
329.8 CP 329
328.8 Archbold
327.0 CP 327
324.7 Pettisville
320.5 CP 320
320.5 Wauseon
315.0 Delta Yard
312.8 Delta
306.9 CP 307
306.8 Swanton
304.8 CP 304
296.7 Holland
295.3 CP 295
292.1 CP 292 (Nasby)
290.8 Airline Jct.
289.6 CP 289 (junction-NS)
288.7 CP 288
288.3 Toledo

2 tracks, CTC in use. CTC controlled from Dearborn, MI. Toledo West Dispatcher controls trackage from east of CP 421 to west of CP 292, Toledo Yard Dispatcher controls trackage from CP 292 to Toledo.


TRACK DIAGRAM

Information is based on a 2008 Norfolk Southern track chart, verified in 2010 using Google satellite imagery, and is subject to change.

Classic Track Diagrams

Track diagram as the line existed until the 1950's, when much of the line still had four tracks.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.