RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE

Mendota Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Burlington Route)
CONSTRUCTED 1853-1854 by Chicago & Aurora Railroad (Aurora-Mendota)
CONSTRUCTED 1854-1855 by Central Military Tract Railroad (Mendota-Galesburg)
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1868-1880 (Aurora-Mendota)/1877-1886 (Mendota-Galesburg)
ABS installed 1916 (Aurora-Mendota)/1918 (Mendota-Galesburg)
CTC installed 1964-1968
PASSENGER SERVICE: Amtrak Quincy Route

Radio Frequency - 161.385 (AAR Channel 85)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Aurora to Galesburg
Distance is from Chicago

38.4 Aurora (junction-BNSF)
41.0 Montgomery (junction-IR)
45.5 Bristol
51.5 Plano
55.9 Sandwich
59.2 Somonauk
65.3 Leland
72.1 Earlville
72.5 UP Crossing
77.4 Meriden
80.5 Electrics
82.1 First Avenue
82.6 Mendota
83.1 West Mendota
91.4 Arlington
95.3 Zearing (junction-IR)
98.4 Malden
104.2 Princeton
110.7 Wyanet
116.6 Buda
123.0 Neponset
129.5 East Kewanee
131.1 Kewanee
133.3 West Kewanee
139.3 Galva
146.7 Altona
150.8 Oneida
155.1 Wataga
162.2 B Plant
162.4 Galesburg

2 tracks, CTC in use, controlled by Main Line Dispatcher in Fort Worth, Texas.


TRACK DIAGRAM


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.