RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CANADIAN NATIONAL

Sparta Subdivision

FORMERLY Gulf Mobile & Ohio Railroad
(GM&O/Northern Division/Murphysboro District)
CONSTRUCTED 1875 by St. Louis & Cairo Railroad
CTC installed 1947-1948 (Murphysboro-Cairo)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1958
ABANDONED 1980 (Murphysboro-Tamms)
ABANDONED early 1980's (Tamms-Cairo)
ABANDONED around 1990's (East St. Louis-Baldwin)/(Percy-Murphysboro)

Radio Frequency - 160.920 (AAR Channel 54)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is southward from St. Louis to Cairo
Distance is from Mobile AL

ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS

645.6 East St. Louis (Relay Depot)
642.6 Tolson
633.3 Bixby
631.9 Millstadt Jct.
630.3 Columbia
628.8 New Hanover
621.8 Waterloo
616.5 Burkesville
608.3 Red Bud
599.6 Baldwin
591.0 Sparta
589.3 Eden
581.4 Percy
578.6 Willisville
569.8 Ava
562.8 Oraville
555.3 Murphysboro
548.8 Etherton
539.6 Alto Pass
535.2 Mountain Glen
528.0 Jonesboro
526.4 King
520.2 Mill Creek
512.5 Tamms
507.0 Hodges Park
497.3 Davis
496.8 North Cairo

1 track, unsignaled.

CN Dispatcher Desk #3 located in Homewood.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.