RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

METRA/CANADIAN PACIFIC

Fox Lake Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (The Milwaukee Road)
OPENED 1881 (Rondout-Libertyville)/1901 (Libertyville-Fox Lake)
ABS installed 1929
LAST INTERCITY PASSENGER TRAIN: Sioux and Varsity/1971
COMMUTER SERVICE: Metra Milwaukee North Line

The original station in Libertyville was located on what was downgraded into an industrial spur, after the line was extended further west and passed further north through Libertyville.

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Radio Frequency - 160.770 (AAR Channel 44)

Stations/Milepost Locations

(Metra stops are capitalized)

Direction is westward from Rondout to Fox Lake
Distance is from Chicago

32.3 Rondout (CN crossing/junction-CP/remote-CP dispatcher)
34.3 Junction Switch
35.5 LIBERTYVILLE
39.9 PRAIRIE CROSSING (CN crossing/remote-CN dispatcher)
41.0 GRAYSLAKE
44.0 ROUND LAKE
46.0 LONG LAKE
47.0 Wilson Road
47.8 INGLESIDE
49.5 FOX LAKE

1 track from Rondout to Fox Lake, timetable operation with automatic block signals.


TRACK DIAGRAM

Classic Track Diagrams

Track diagram as the line to Fox Lake existed during the 1950's into the 1970's, when more passing sidings existed between Rondout and Fox Lake, and some commuter service existed beyond Fox Lake to Walworth, and the line was still equipped with automatic block signals.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.