RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION
Bloomington District (Wabash)
FORMERLY Wabash Railroad/Norfolk & Western Railway
(Decatur Division/7th District)
CONSTRUCTED 1874 by Chicago & Paducah Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1914 (Lodge-Bement)
ABS installed 1937-1938
CTC installed 1956 (Lodge-Bement)/second track eliminated
CTC installed 1959 (Gibson City-Lodge)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: City Of Decatur/1971
Line now linked at Gibson City with former Nickel Plate line west to Peoria. Line also connects at Gibson City for trackage rights via CN former Illinois Central line, which has replaced its own former route north to Chicago.
Radio Frequency - 160.440 (AAR Channel 22)
Direction is southward from Gibson City to Bement
Distance is from Chicago
112.1 Gibson City (CN crossing)
127.3 Blue Ridge
1 track, CTC in use, controlled by Bloomington District Dispatcher in Decatur.
Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.
Past and present towers and interlockings.