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Radio Frequency - 161.340 (AAR Channel 82)
Direction is westward from Chicago to Joliet
0.0 CHICAGO/LA SALLE STREET
0.3 Polk Street (remote-terminal dispatcher)
0.5 Taylor Street (remote-terminal dispatcher)
1.1 16th Street (tower/IC crossing)
3.1 35TH STREET
3.8 CP Pershing (junction-CRL/remote-terminal dispatcher)
4.2 CP Wash (remote-terminal dispatcher)
4.5 CP 46th Street (remote-terminal dispatcher)
5.5 CP 54th Street (remote-terminal dispatcher)
9.0 CP 81st St.
9.9 Gresham Jct. (junction/remote-road dispatcher)
10.9 LONGWOOD MANOR
12.0 WASHINGTON HEIGHTS
15.7 BLUE ISLAND-VERMONT STREET (tower)
15.9 Western Avenue Jct. (junction/remote-Blue Island)
17.3 Robbins (junction-CSX/remote-Blue Island)
20.4 OAK FOREST
23.2 CP 66th Court (remote-road dispatcher)
23.5 TINLEY PARK
25.1 80TH AVENUE
27.2 HICKORY CREEK
29.6 CP Mokena (remote-road dispatcher)
34.0 NEW LENOX
35.5 CP 35.5 (remote-road dispatcher)
38.9 CN Crossing (remote-road dispatcher)
39.5 CP Miller Street (remote-road dispatcher)
39.9 CP Richards Street (remote-UD Tower)
40.1 UD Tower (UP/BNSF crossing)
40.6 End Metra (connection-CSX)
3 tracks from Polk Street to 16th Street, Controlled Block System in use.
2 tracks from 16th Street to Richards Street, CTC and Controlled Block System in use. Cab signals in use between Purington and Richards Street.
1 track from Richards Street to Joliet, Controlled Block System in use.
Dispatchers are located at Metra's Consolidated Control Facility. The terminal dispatcher is on duty weekdays only, one dispatcher controls the entire line nights and weekends.
Significant changes are under way in Joliet, as the station is reconfigured. In May 2015, UD Tower was closed, with control transferred to the Metra dispatcher.
Route between Chicago and Gresham as it likely existed at its peak, including joint operation with New York Central between Chicago and Englewood.