RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

Kankakee Branch (NIPSCO)

FORMERLY New York Central Railroad (Chicago Indiana & Southern Railroad)
CONSTRUCTED 1881 by Indiana Illinois & Iowa Railroad
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1940/mixed train since 1938/motor train since 1930
ABANDONED 1982 (South Bend-Wheatfield)

Line previously connected with the New York Central main line in South Bend, and formed a bypass around Chicago. East end of line now is a NIPSCO power plant.

Radio Frequency - 160.800 (AAR Channel 46)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from South Bend to Schneider
Distance is from South Bend

ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS

0.0 HF (junction)
1.1 Olivers
2.7 JK (NJI&I crossing)
5.4 Rupel
9.5 Ginger Hill
13.8 North Liberty (Wabash crossing)
19.6 Walkerton (B&O/NKP crossing)
27.6 Hamlet (PRR crossing)
33.9 Knox (NKP crossing)
38.4 Toto
43.4 North Judson (PRR-C&O-Erie crossing)
49.5 San Pierre (Monon crossing)
53.5 Tefft
56.6 NIPSCO
58.0 Wheatfield
63.5 Kersey
65.5 Demotte
73.4 Shelby (CSX crossing/automatic interlocking)
78.6 CP Schneider

1 track, unsignaled, controlled by Kankakee Dispatcher in Dearborn, MI.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.