RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

KANKAKEE BEAVERVILLE & SOUTHERN

Cheneyville to Lafayette

FORMERLY New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad/Norfolk & Western Railway
(LE&W District/Peoria Division)
CONSTRUCTED 1870 by Lafayette Muncie & Bloomington Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK completed before 1912 (Templeton-Lafayette)
ABS installed 1912 (Templeton-Lafayette)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: James Whitcomb Riley (Amtrak)/1973
DOWNGRADED 1970's (Templeton-Lafayette)

Route formerly extended west to Peoria. Between Templeton and Lafayette, New York Central historically had trackage rights for its trains from Chicago and Kankakee to Cincinnati.

Radio Frequency - 160.215 (AAR Channel 07)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Cheneyville to Lafayette
Distance is from Sandusky OH

297.8 Cheneyville
293.7 Ambia
291.3 Handy (junction)
290.2 Talbot
286.4 Boswell
283.8 Chase
280.8 Fargo
279.2 Oxford
277.1 Templeton (junction)
274.2 Forsman
271.0 Otterbein
267.4 Montmorenci
263.0 Balls
260.3 Summit
258.5 Lafayette
257.5 Lafayette Jct.

1 track, unsignaled.


CLASSIC TRACK DIAGRAMS

Track diagram as main line segments existed until the 1970's, when through passenger trains still operated between Cincinnati and Kankakee and Chicago.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.