RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CANADIAN NATIONAL

South Bend Subdivision

FORMERLY Grand Trunk Western Railroad
CONSTRUCTED 1880 by Northwestern Grand Trunk Railway (Munster-Valparaiso)
CONSTRUCTED 1873 by Chicago & Lake Huron Railroad (Valparaiso-South Bend)
CONSTRUCTED 1872 by Peninsular Railroad (South Bend-Battle Creek)
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1902-1903
ABS installed 1912 (Munster-Granger)/1928 (Granger-Battle Creek)
CTC installed around 2000-2001
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Chicago-Toronto/1971

Originally, the only single track segment was between Sedley and Valparaiso, with CTC installed in 1933. West of Munster, line in 2013 was transferred from CN to CSX control, with the shift of more CN traffic to the Matteson Subdivision (former Elgin Joliet & Eastern) west of Griffith.

Radio Frequency - 160.590 (AAR Channel 32)
Dispatcher - 160.530 (AAR Channel 28)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Griffith to Battle Creek
Distance is from Chicago (Dearborn Station)

31.1 Munster (junction-CSX)
34.0 Hays (NS crossing)
36.1 Griffith (crossing/junction-Matteson Subdivision)
39.6 Lottaville
43.3 Spring Lake
45.1 Ainsworth
50.4 Sedley
52.7 Wayne (NS/CFW&E crossing)
57.3 Valparaiso
59.1 Lincoln
64.3 Haskells
71.1 Wellsboro (CSX crossing)
74.9 Kingsbury
80.2 Stillwell (CSS&SB crossing)
84.6 Mill Creek
91.6 Crumstown
95.5 Flower
97.5 Vandalia Jct.
99.2 Olivers Jct.
99.5 South Bend (junction-NS)
103.9 Mishawaka
105.1 McKinley
111.4 Granger
113.7 Edwardsburg
118.6 Jefferson
122.9 Cassopolis
128.9 Penn
131.5 Wakelee
135.9 Marcellus
140.3 Chamberlains
146.8 Schoolcraft (NS crossing)
150.2 Harborlite
153.7 Vicksburg
157.4 Pavilion
160.1 Scotts
164.8 Max
165.0 Climax
168.2 Renton
172.0 Airport
175.5 Gord (junction-Amtrak)

2 tracks, CTC in use. 1 track Sedley to Valparaiso, and Penn to Schoolcraft.

CN Dispatcher Desk #10 located in Homewood IL.


TRACK DIAGRAM


LOST STATIONS (INDIANA)

LOST STATIONS (MICHIGAN)

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS (INDIANA)

INTERLOCKING TOWERS (MICHIGAN)

Past and present towers and interlockings.