RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

Lafayette District

FORMERLY Wabash Railroad/Norfolk & Western Railway
(Decatur Division/9th District)
CONSTRUCTED 1856 by Great Western Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1901-1908 (Tolono-Decatur)
ABS installed 1926 (Danville-Tilton)
COLOR LIGHT ABS installed 1940-1941 (Tilton-Bement)
COLOR LIGHT ABS installed 1926 (Bement-Decatur)
CTC installed 1950 (NT Jct.-Tolono)
CTC installed 1954/second track eliminated (Tolono-Bement)
CTC installed 1990's (Bement-Decatur)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Wabash Cannon Ball/1971

Radio Frequency - 160.440 (AAR Channel 22)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Danville to Decatur
Distance is from Detroit

301.6 Danville
303.8 Tilton
305.7 Ross Lane
306.7 NT Jct.
307.8 Catlin
313.8 Ryan
314.7 Fairmount
321.5 Homer
326.7 UP Connection
327.6 Sidney
330.2 Unity
332.2 Philo
338.0 Tolono (IC crossing)
342.5 Sadorus
345.6 Sloan
348.6 Ivesdale
353.3 Wiggins
355.4 Bement
357.5 Veech
359.4 Milmine
363.7 Cerro Gordo
367.8 Oakley
370.6 Sangamon
372.9 Brush
374.0 East Decatur
374.3 22nd Street
375.6 Decatur (Wabic) (IC crossing)

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


TRACK DIAGRAM


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.