RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

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Geneva Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago & North Western Railway
(Galena Division/Subdivision 2)
CONSTRUCTED 1854-1855 by Galena & Chicago Union Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1888-1889
ABS installed 1903
AUTOMATIC TRAIN CONTROL installed 1928
CTC installed 1948-1949 (Elburn-Nelson)/2000's (Nelson-Clinton)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Kate Shelley 400/1971

East of East Clinton, the line followed a more circuitous route further north, passing through Fulton. In 1909, the present more direct line opened, and the original route was downgraded and mostly abandoned in 1939.

Radio Frequency - 161.040 (AAR Channel 62)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Chicago to Clinton
Distance is from Chicago

44.0 Elburn
48.5 Meredith
50.6 Maple Park
55.4 Cortland
58.3 De Kalb (junction)
63.0 Malta
69.7 Creston
73.3 Dement
75.3 Rochelle (BNSF crossing/automatic interlocking)
75.9 Global Three
79.0 Flagg
82.7 Ashton
87.8 Franklin Grove
92.9 Nachusa
98.3 Dixon
103.0 NQ
104.3 Nelson
104.5 NY
105.1 NJ
109.5 Sterling
113.9 Galt
114.8 Agnew
118.6 Round Grove
121.0 Lyndon
123.8 Morrison
127.6 Union Grove
133.0 Frog Pond
135.9 East Clinton
136.7 Mississippi River Bridge
137.1 Fifth Street (junction-CP)
138.9 Clinton

Elburn to Clinton - 2 tracks, CTC in use.

Automatic Train Control in use between Elburn and Clinton.


TRACK DIAGRAM


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.