HISTORIC PASSENGER TRAIN ROUTES

NORTHWESTERN STATION

Main intercity passenger routes out of Chicago.

Links to "railfan timetable" information for present railroads, whether successor Amtrak service or freight only, along with information on abandoned routes. Also included are current or "classic" track diagrams.

Station was owned by Chicago & North Western, which was the only railroad using the station. That railroad is now part of Union Pacific.


Chicago & North Western (Galena Division)

Passenger service discontinued in 1971 with the creation of Amtrak.

Chicago-Elburn - UP Geneva Subdivision
Elburn-Clinton - UP Geneva Subdivision

Chicago & North Western (Milwaukee Division)

Passenger service discontinued in 1971 with the creation of Amtrak.

Chicago-Kenosha-Milwaukee - UP Kenosha Subdivision

Chicago & North Western (Wisconsin Division)

Passenger service discontinued 1965.

Chicago-Harvard-Janesville-Evansville - UP Harvard Subdivision
Harvard-Beloit-Janesville - C&NW Beloit Subdivision (abandoned)
Evansville-Madison-Elroy - WSOR Reedsburg Subdivision

Chicago & North Western (Lines Beyond Milwaukee)

Passenger service discontinued in 1963 to Twin Cities, discontinued in 1971 to Green Bay with the creation of Amtrak.

Milwaukee-Sheboygan - UP Shoreline Subdivision
Sheboygan-Rockwood - CN Manitowoc Subdivision
Rockwood-Green Bay - CN Denmark Subdivision

Milwaukee-Fond Du Lac - CN West Bend Subdivision
Fond Du Lac-Green Bay - CN Fox River Subdivision

Milwaukee-Wyeville - UP Adams Subdivision
Elroy-Wyeville-Altoona - UP Wyeville Subdivision
Altoona-Eau Claire-St. Paul - UP Altoona Subdivision

Milwaukee-Madison - UP Waukesha Subdivision


MAP OF PASSENGER TRAIN ROUTINGS