RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE

St. Croix Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Burlington Route)
(North La Crosse & St. Croix Subdivision)
CONSTRUCTED 1886 by Chicago Burlington & Northern Railroad
ABS installed 1917-1928
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1926-1929
CTC installed 2010's
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Twin Zephyr/1971

Segments never double tracked were between East Winona and Winona Jct., Trevino and Mears, and Prescott and Burns. CTC was installed in 1965 between East Winona and Winona Jct., in 1931 between Trevino and Mears, and in 1928 between Prescott and St. Croix.

Radio Frequency - 160.695 (AAR Channel 39)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from La Crosse to St. Croix
Distance is from Chicago

300.2 North La Crosse
303.1 Sullivan
311.2 Lytle
317.4 Trempealeau
323.6 CP 3236
325.7 East Winona
328.2 Winona Jct.
333.9 Fountain City
343.1 Cochrane
351.3 Alma
358.7 Nelson
360.7 Miner
362.1 Trevino
362.9 Mears
366.2 Pepin
372.5 Stockholm
378.7 Maiden Rock
386.2 Bay City
391.0 Hager
396.3 Diamond Bluff
407.6 Prescott
407.8 Burns
410.5 St. Croix (junction-CP)

2 tracks, CTC in use. 1 track CTC between East Winona and Winona Jct., 1 track CTC between Trevino and Mears, 1 track CTC between Prescott and Burns, . Controlled by St. Croix Dispatcher in Fort Worth, Texas.


TRACK DIAGRAM

CTC has recently been extended over this line, accuracy of the the Google satellite images is not entirely certain.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.