RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

METRA

Electric District/South Chicago Subdistrict

FORMERLY Illinois Central Railroad
OPENED 1883
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1883
ABS installed 1923
COMMUTER SERVICE: Metra Electric District

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Radio Frequency - 161.025 (AAR Channel 61)

Stations/Milepost Locations

(Metra stops are capitalized)

Direction is southward from Randolph Street/Millennium Park to University Park
Distance is from Chicago

8.33 67TH STREET (remote-north dispatcher)
9.10 STONY ISLAND AVENUE
9.66 BRYN MAWR
10.28 SOUTH SHORE
10.88 75TH-WINDSOR PARK
11.49 79TH-CHELTENHAM
11.97 83RD STREET
12.51 87TH STREET
13.04 93RD-SOUTH CHICAGO

2 tracks from 67th Street to South Chicago, signaled for normal right hand operation.

Dispatchers are located at Metra's Consolidated Control Facility. The terminal dispatcher is on duty except evenings and Sundays, when the station is controlled by the north dispatcher.


TRACK DIAGRAM


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.

SUBSTATIONS

Locations of electrical substations.