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)
PRR abandoned/traffic to NYC (Whiting-Tolleston)

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

Abandoned Lines

Panhandle Line (Chicago-Bernice)


PRR FORT WAYNE DIVISION (MAIN LINE)

Line sold

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


PRR FORT WAYNE DIVISION (BRANCH LINES)

Abandoned Lines

Butler Branch (Logansport-Butler)


PRR GRAND RAPIDS DIVISION (MAIN LINE)

Entire line sold or abandoned

Fort Wayne-Kalamazoo (abandoned)
Kalamazoo-Grand Rapids (GRAND ELK RAILROAD)
Grand Rapids-Cadillac (abandoned)
Cadillac-Petoskey (GREAT LAKES CENTRAL RAILROAD/part)
Petoskey-Mackinaw City (abandoned)


PRR GRAND RAPIDS DIVISION (BRANCH LINES)

Abandoned Lines

Muskegon Branch (Grand Rapids-Muskegon)


PRR LOGANSPORT DIVISION (MAIN LINE)

Entire line sold or abandoned

Bernice-Logansport (abandoned)
Logansport-Anoka (WINAMAC SOUTHERN RAILROAD)
Anoka-Amboy (abandoned)
Amboy-Marion (US RAIL CORPORATION)
Marion-Hartford City (CENTRAL RAILROAD OF INDIANAPOLIS/part)
Hartford City-Union City (abandoned)


PRR LOGANSPORT DIVISION (BRANCH LINES)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

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)