RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CHICAGO FORT WAYNE & EASTERN

East of Fort Wayne

FORMERLY Pennsylvania Railroad (Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad)
(Fort Wayne Division/Main Line)
CONSTRUCTED 1853 by Ohio & Indiana Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK completed 1904
ABS installed before 1912
SINGLE TRACKED 1983
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Broadway Limited (Amtrak)/1990
DOWNGRADED 1990's

In 1990, Amtrak trains operating over this route were diverted to other lines, enabling downgrading of this line.

Radio Frequency - 160.545 (AAR Channel 29)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Fort Wayne to Crestline
Distance is from Pittsburgh

319.8 Fort Wayne
319.2 Mike
318.6 Winter Street
317.5 Piqua Road
316.3 Linker
314.4 Adams
304.2 Monroeville
300.4 State Line (IN-OH)
294.7 Convoy
287.8 Estry (Van Wert Industrial Track)
287.4 Van Wert
280.2 Middlepoint
274.5 Delphos
263.5 Dugrun
260.3 Lima (CSX-NS Crossing)
259.6 Sugar Street (IORY Crossing)
257.0 Proctor
252.4 Lafayette
245.6 Ada
236.4 Dunkirk
229.2 Forest
217.5 Upper Sandusky (CSX Crossing)
209.3 Nevada
200.8 Bucyrus
200.5 Colsan (NS Crossing)
191.2 West Yard
188.7 Crest (CSX Crossing)
188.6 Crestline

1 track, unsignaled.


CLASSIC TRACK DIAGRAMS

Track diagrams as the line existed in the 1970's, when the line was still a double track main line.


LOST STATIONS (INDIANA)

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.