RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

Former Norfolk & Western/Wabash Railroad

Wabash historically had numbered districts for all lines. Around 1967, the Norfolk & Western system of named districts was adopted. Some segments have been abandoned, or sold to short line operators.


MONTPELIER DIVISION

Detroit District (Detroit-Montpelier)
Huntington District (Montpelier-Peru IN)
Lafayette District (Peru IN-Danville)

Line Sold to Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Montpelier Division (South Milford-Montpelier)

Abandoned Lines

4th District (Chicago-South Milford)

New Jersey Indiana & Illinois Railroad (South Bend-Pine)


DECATUR DIVISION

Line evolved as follows:

Chicago-Manhattan (Sold to Metra)
Manhattan-Forrest (abandoned)
Forrest-Gibson City (Sold to Bloomer Line)
Gibson City-Bement (NS Bloomington District)

Lafayette District (Danville-Decatur)
Springfield District (Decatur-Hannibal)

Brooklyn District (Decatur-East St. Louis)

Meredosia Branch (Bluffs-Meredosia-Keokuk)

Abandoned Lines

Champaign Branch (Sidney-Champaign)
Streator Branch (Forrest-Streator)
Sullivan Branch (Bement-Effingham)