RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CANADIAN NATIONAL

Former Illinois Central

Illinois Central historically had named districts for all lines. In 1999 Illinois Central became part of CN. And the CN term subdivision was adopted, using the same names as the former districts.


IC CHICAGO TERMINAL DIVISION

Chicago Subdivision (Chicago-Stuenkel)

Freeport Subdivision (Chicago-Broadview)

Lines Sold to Metra

Main Line
South Chicago Branch
Blue Island Branch


IC ILLINOIS DIVISION

Chicago Subdivision (Stuenkel-Champaign)
Gilman Subdivision (Gilman-Springfield)
Champaign Subdivision (Champaign-Centralia)

Effingham Subdivision (Effingham-Newton)

Herscher (Bloomington) Line (Otto-Herscher-Kempton)

Rantoul Line (Le Roy-Dewey-Rantoul-West Lebanon)

Line Sold to Bloomer Line (Short Line Operator)

Bloomington District (Kempton-Colfax-Bloomington)

Line Sold to Indiana Rail Road (Short Line Operator)

Effingham District/Indianapolis District (Newton-Indianapolis)

Abandoned Lines

Pontiac District (Saxony-Minonk)

Earlier Abandoned Lines

Tracy Branch (Buckingham-Tracy)
Connected with Bloomington District (now Herscher Line) at Buckingham.


IC SPRINGFIELD DIVISION

Peoria Subdivision (Peoria-Mattoon)

Heyworth (Amboy) Line (Clinton-Heyworth-Freeport)

Line Sold to Decatur Junction Railway (Short Line Operator)

Clinton District (Centralia-Assumption-Decatur-Clinton)

Abandoned Lines

Springfield District (Springfield-Glen Carbon)
via C&NW (Glen Carbon-Madison IL)

Mattoon District (Mattoon-Evansville)
Havana District (Champaign-Havana)
Decatur District (White Heath-Decatur)


IC ST. LOUIS DIVISION

Centralia Subdivision (Centralia-Cairo)

Bluford Subdivision (Edgewood-Metropolis Jct.)

St. Louis Subdivision (East St. Louis-Du Quoin)
Eldorado Subdivision (Du Quoin-Eldorado)

Abandoned Lines

Texas Line/Murphysboro District (Pinckneyville-Carbondale/Mounds)
Carbondale District + Branches (Carbondale-Paducah)

Earlier Abandoned Lines

B&C Line (Belleville-Carondelet)
Industrial spur near St. Louis.


IC IOWA DIVISION

Freeport Subdivision (Broadview-Freeport)
Dubuque Subdivision (Freeport-Dubuque)

Abandoned Lines

Madison District (Freeport-Madison)
Dodgeville District (Red Oak-Dodgeville)


FORMER ALTON/GULF MOBILE & OHIO

Joliet Subdivision (Chicago-Joliet)

Sparta Subdivision (St. Louis-Baldwin-Percy-Cairo)