RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CSX TRANSPORTATION

Crawfordsville Branch Subdivision

FORMERLY New York Central Railroad (Peoria & Eastern Railway)
CONSTRUCTED 1869 by Indianapolis Bloomington & Western Railroad
PASSENGER SERVICE: Amtrak Cardinal and Hoosier State

In the late 1970's, after deteriorated track conditions on two different Penn Central lines had made direct Amtrak service between Chicago and Indianapolis impractical, Amtrak selected upgrading of this unlikely line to enable restoration of such service. Amtrak service over this segment was introduced in 1980.

Radio Frequency - 160.800 (AAR Channel 46)
Dispatcher - 160.560 (AAR Channel 30)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Indianapolis to Crawfordsville
Distance is from Indianapolis

ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS

3.5 Brant
4.8 Speedway
6.2 Cunningham Road
7.4 Indiana Girls School
9.2 Clermont
0.0 Indianapolis
0.9 CP IJ
1.6 CP 1
3.0 Kraft
3.5 CP Holt
8.6 CP South Hunt
9.5 CP North Hunt
12.6 CP Clermont (junction-CSX)
25.0 Lisdon
32.7 Ross
43.6 CDR
46.2 Ames (junction-CSX)

1 track, Direct Traffic Control in use Ames to CP Clermont, and CTC CP Clermont to Indianapolis, controlled by CSX "IC" Dispatcher in Indianapolis.