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)
ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS
6.2 Cunningham Road
7.4 Indiana Girls School
0.9 CP IJ
1.6 CP 1
3.5 CP Holt
8.6 CP South Hunt
9.5 CP North Hunt
12.6 CP Clermont (junction-CSX)
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.