RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

Former Norfolk & Western/Nickel Plate Road

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


CHICAGO DIVISION

Chicago District (Chicago-Pullman Jct.)
(former Chicago & Western Indiana line to Hammond)
Chicago District (Pullman Jct.-Fort Wayne)


CLOVERLEAF DISTRICT

Kokomo Spur (Kokomo-Frankfort)

Madison Branch (Coffeen-Sorento-East St. Louis)
via TRRA Eads Bridge (East St. Louis-St. Louis)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Cloverleaf District (Decatur-Craigville-Marion)
(WABASH CENTRAL RAILROAD)

Cloverleaf District (Marion-Kokomo)
(CENTRAL RAILROAD OF INDIANAPOLIS)

Cloverleaf District (Metcalf-Neoga)
(EASTERN ILLINOIS RAILROAD)

Abandoned Lines

Cloverleaf District (Frankfort-Metcalf)

Cloverleaf District (Neoga-Coffeen)


LE&W MAIN LINE

Bloomington District (Peoria-Gibson City-Cheneyville)

Frankfort District (Lafayette-Hale)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Peoria Division (Cheneyville-Lafayette)
(KANKAKEE BEAVERVILLE & SOUTHERN)


LE&W NEW CASTLE DIVISION

New Castle District (Fort Wayne-New Castle)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

New Castle Division (New Castle-Connersville)
(CONNERSVILLE & NEW CASTLE RAILROAD)

New Castle Division (New Castle-Sexton-Rushville)
(HONEY CREEK RAILROAD)


LE&W INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION

Sharpsville Lead (Rochester IN-Sharpsville-Tipton)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Indianapolis Division (Michigan City-Dillon)
(CHICAGO SOUTH SHORE & SOUTH BEND)

Indianapolis Division (Dillon-Argos)
(ELKHART & WESTERN RAILROAD)

Indianapolis Division (Argos-Rochester IN)
(FULTON COUNTY RAILROAD)

Indianapolis Division (Tipton-Indianapolis)
(HOOSIER HERITAGE PORT AUTHORITY)