RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

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Villa Grove Subdivision (C&WI)

FORMERLY Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad
OPENED 1880
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1888
CTC installed 1980's
PASSENGER SERVICE: Amtrak Cardinal and Hoosier State

Chicago & Western Indiana segment was used by Chicago & Eastern Illinois for access to Chicago. Prior to completion of this segment, Chicago & Eastern Illinois used Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railroad between Chicago and Dolton. Chicago & Eastern Illinois later became part of Missouri Pacific, now Union Pacific, which now owns this segment.

Radio Frequency - 160.410 (AAR Channel 20)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is southward from 81st Street to Dolton Jct.
Distance is from Chicago

9.0 81st Street (junction-BRC/NS)
10.1 Oakdale-CP (CRL crossing)
11.0 Euclid Park
11.7 Fernwood
12.2 North Roseland
12.7 Roseland
13.2 Sheldon Park
13.6 Kensington
16.6 Dolton
16.7 Dolton Jct. (tower-CSX/IHB crossing)

2 tracks, CTC in use.

CTC controlled by Villa Grove Subdivision Dispatcher, Omaha.


TRACK DIAGRAM


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.

CHICAGO TRACK ELEVATION

City ordinances and history of track elevation in Chicago.