RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

BNSF RAILWAY

Former Burlington Route

Lines are grouped into historic operating divisions. As passenger service declined during the 1950's, many divisions were consolidated.

Burlington Route historically named its subdivisions by the end points.


CB&Q CHICAGO & AURORA DIVISION

Chicago Subdivision (Chicago-Aurora)
Mendota Subdivision (Aurora-Galesburg)
Aurora Subdivision (Aurora-Savanna)

Chicago Subdivision/Branches (Aurora Area)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operator (ILLINOIS RAILWAY)

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Montgomery & Streator Subdivision
Streator & Walnut Subdivision
Rockford & Flag Center Subdivision
Oregon & Forreston Subdivision

Abandoned Lines

Mendota & Denrock Subdivision
Shabbona & Sterling Subdivision
Paw Paw & Burgess Jct. Subdivision


CB&Q LA CROSSE DIVISION

Aurora Subdivision (Savanna-La Crosse)
St. Croix Subdivision (La Crosse-St. Croix)
via Joint Line (St. Croix-St. Paul)


CB&Q GALESBURG DIVISION

Brookfield Subdivision (Galesburg-Quincy)
Barstow Subdivision (Galesburg-Savanna)

Peoria Subdivision (Galesburg-Peoria)
Yates City Subdivision (Buda-Yates City-Vermont)

Barstow Subdivision/Branches (Quad Cities Area)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operator (BURLINGTON JUNCTION RAILWAY)

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Quincy & East Hannibal Subdivision

Abandoned Lines

Agnew & Denrock Subdivision
Lass & Ebner Subdivision


CB&Q OTTUMWA DIVISION

Ottumwa Subdivision (Galesburg-Burlington)


CB&Q BEARDSTOWN DIVISION

Beardstown Subdivision (Bushnell-Concord)
Beardstown Subdivision (Concord-Paducah)

Abandoned Lines

Beardstown & St. Louis Subdivision
via Joint Line (Alton-St. Louis)