RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

Former Pennsylvania Railroad

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


PRR CHICAGO DIVISION

Chicago Line (Chicago-Whiting)
SC&S Branch (Colehour Jct.-Hegewisch-Calumet Park-Bernice)

Abandoned Lines

Fort Wayne Line (Whiting-Tolleston)
Panhandle Line (Chicago-Bernice)
Panhandle Line (Bernice-Logansport)


PRR FORT WAYNE DIVISION

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Fort Wayne Main Line (Tolleston-Fort Wayne)
Fort Wayne Main Line (Fort Wayne-Crestline)
(CHICAGO FORT WAYNE & EASTERN)

Abandoned Lines

Butler Branch (Logansport-Butler)


PRR GRAND RAPIDS DIVISION

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

GR&I Line (Kalamazoo-Grand Rapids)
(GRAND ELK RAILROAD)

GR&I Line (Cadillac-Petoskey-Mackinaw City)
(GREAT LAKES CENTRAL RAILROAD/part)

Abandoned Lines

GR&I Line (Fort Wayne-Kalamazoo)
GR&I Line (Grand Rapids-Cadillac)
Muskegon Branch (Grand Rapids-Muskegon)


PRR LOGANSPORT DIVISION

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Logansport Main Line (Logansport-Anoka-Amboy)
(WINAMAC SOUTHERN RAILROAD/part)

Logansport Main Line (Amboy-Marion)
(US RAIL CORPORATION)

Logansport Main Line (Marion-Hartford City-Union City)
(CENTRAL RAILROAD OF INDIANAPOLIS/part)

Effner Branch (Logansport-Effner)
(TOLEDO PEORIA & WESTERN)

Abandoned Lines

South Bend Branch (Logansport-South Bend)
Muncie Branch (Muncie-Converse)


PRR CINCINNATI DIVISION

New Castle District (New Castle-Cincinnati)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Richmond Branch (Anoka-Kokomo-New Castle)
(WINAMAC SOUTHERN RAILROAD/part)

Fort Wayne Branch (Fort Wayne-Decatur-Richmond)
(CHICAGO FORT WAYNE & EASTERN/part)