RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

Frankfort District

FORMERLY New York Chicago & St. Louis Railroad/Norfolk & Western Railway
(LE&W District/Sandusky Division)
CONSTRUCTED 1876 by Lafayette Muncie & Bloomington Railroad (Lafayette-Muncie)
CONSTRUCTED 1879 by Lake Erie & Western Railway (Muncie-Hale)
DOUBLE TRACK completed before 1912 (Lafayette-Altamont)
ABS installed 1930 (Lafayette-Altamont)
CTC installed 1949 (Frankfort-Hale)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1951 (Lafayette-Frankfort)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1959 (Frankfort-Hale)
CTC installed 1980 (Lafayette-Dayton)
DOWNGRADED 1980's (Frankfort-Hale)

Radio Frequency - 160.440 (AAR Channel 22)

Stations/Milepost Locations

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

258.2 Lafayette Jct.
257.2 Elston
254.8 Altamont
252.9 South Yard
250.9 Dayton
243.6 Mulberry
236.0 Frankfort Yard
234.7 CSX Crossing
234.2 Frankfort
233.0 Frankfort Yard
224.7 Hillisburg
210.7 ZA Siding
209.3 Tipton
203.8 Hobbs
198.7 Elwood
190.2 Alexandria (NS crossing)
189.9 Alexandria
184.1 Gilman
176.4 Vernon
174.3 Elliott St.
173.7 Walnut St. (Muncie) (junction-NS)
172.4 Bath
172.2 Muncie East Yard
164.6 Ayers
162.5 Albany
157.0 Red Key
147.0 Portland
136.4 Hale

Lafayette to Dayton - 1 track, CTC in use, controlled by Lafayette District Dispatcher in Decatur.

Dayton to Frankfort - 1 track, unsignaled, controlled by Lafayette District Dispatcher in Decatur.

Frankfort to Hale - 1 track, unsignaled, controlled by Frankfort District Dispatcher in Fort Wayne.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.