RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

WISCONSIN & SOUTHERN

Reedsburg Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago & North Western Railway
(Madison Subdivision) (Madison Division/Subdivision 1)
CONSTRUCTED 1864 by Beloit & Madison Rail Road (Evansville-Madison)
CONSTRUCTED 1873 (Madison-Sparta)
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1897-1900 (Evansville-Elroy)
ABS installed 1912-1913 (Evansville-Elroy)
SINGLE TRACKED 1953-1956
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1960 (Elroy-Sparta)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1963 (Madison-Elroy)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1965 (Chicago-Madison)
ABANDONED 1965 (Elroy-Sparta)
DOWNGRADED/ABANDONED 1980's

Radio Frequency - 160.575 (AAR Channel 31)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Evansville to Sparta
Distance is from Chicago via Beloit

ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS

115.9 Evansville (Union Pacific)
119.0 Union Pacific Connection
122.5 Brooklyn
128.1 Oregon
136.9 Lakeside Street
137.2 Monona Tower
137.4 Spring Switch (junction-WSOR)
137.9 Broom Street (junction-WSOR)
139.9 Madison (junction-WSOR)
140.3 Madison
143.5 Mendota
148.0 Waunakee
153.2 Dane
158.0 Lodi
165.0 Merrimac
168.4 Badger
175.5 Baraboo
181.8 North Freedom
184.8 Rock Springs
190.6 Reedsburg
191.9 End Of Track
199.0 Lavalle
206.1 Wonewoc
208.9 Union Center
211.0 RC Jct.
212.8 Elroy
219.0 Kendalls
228.2 Wilton
233.7 Norwalk
245.9 MR Jct.
246.5 Sparta

1 track, Track Warrants in use.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.