RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

UNION PACIFIC

Former Chicago & North Western

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


CHICAGO AREA COMMUTER LINES

Kenosha Subdivision (Chicago-Milwaukee)

Harvard Subdivision (Chicago-Janesville)
McHenry Subdivision (Elgin-Crystal Lake-Ringwood-Williams Bay)

Geneva Subdivision (Chicago-Elburn)


FREIGHT/BRANCH LINES CHICAGO TERMINAL DIVISION

Rockwell Subdivision (Global One-Kedzie)
Cragin Subdivision (Harding Avenue-Grayland-Mayfair)

Abandoned Lines

Skokie Subdivision/Weber Subdivision


C&NW GALENA DIVISION

Geneva Subdivision (Elburn-Clinton)

Belvidere Subdivision (West Chicago-Rockford-Freeport)

Peoria Subdivision (Nelson-Peoria/I&M Jct.)
Madison Subdivision/Staunton Subdivision (I&M Jct.-Nilwood-Madison IL)

Troy Grove Subdivision (Belvidere-De Kalb-Troy Grove-Spring Valley)

Abandoned Lines

St. Charles Subdivision/Aurora Subdivision

Earlier Abandoned Lines

Lee County Cutoff (Nachusa-Nelson)
Alternate route on main line bypassed Dixon.

Fulton Line (Bluffs-Fulton-East Clinton)
Original route east of Clinton replaced with more direct Fulton Cutoff, now part of main line.


C&NW WISCONSIN DIVISION

Milwaukee Subdivision (Proviso Yard-St. Francis)
Milwaukee Subdivision (St. Francis-Butler)

Adams Subdivision (Milwaukee-Wyeville)

Waukesha Subdivision (Milwaukee-Waukesha-Madison)

Farm Subdivision (Kenosha-Bain-Rockford)

Beloit Branch (Clinton Jct.-Beloit)

Lines Sold to CN

Air Line Subdivision (Milwaukee-Fond Du Lac)

Lines Sold to Short Line Operators

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Madison Subdivision (Evansville-Reedsburg-Elroy)
(WISCONSIN & SOUTHERN/part)

Abandoned Lines

Beloit Subdivision (Harvard-Janesville)


C&NW LAKE SHORE DIVISION

Shoreline Subdivision (Milwaukee-Sheboygan)

Lines Sold to CN

(Some segments abandoned prior to sale)

Shoreline Subdivision (Sheboygan-Cleveland-Rockwood)
Shoreline Subdivision (Rockwood-Denmark-Green Bay)

Valley Subdivision (Fond Du Lac-Neenah-Green Bay)


C&NW TWIN CITIES DIVISION

Wyeville Subdivision (Elroy-Wyeville-Altoona)
Altoona Subdivision (Altoona-Eau Claire-St. Paul)