RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CSX TRANSPORTATION

Altenheim Subdivision

FORMERLY Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
CONSTRUCTED 1886 by Chicago & Great Western Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1890-1893
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Laker (Soo Line)/1963

Route extended west to Forest Park, providing access for former Soo Line (now CN) and Chicago Great Western (later Chicago & North Western, now abandoned). Line was originally affiliated with Soo Line predecessor Wisconsin Central, acquired in 1889 by Chicago & Northern Pacific Railroad, 1897 by Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad, and 1910 by Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad.

Radio Frequency - 160.230 (AAR Channel 08)
Dispatcher - 160.290 (AAR Channel 12)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Western Ave. Jct. to Madison St.
Distance is from Pine Jct.

---- Western Ave. Jct.
29.8 Rockwell St.
30.1 Francisco Ave.
31.9 Springfield Ave.
32.3 46th Ave.
32.7 48th Ave.
34.1 Central Ave.
35.6 Oak Park Ave.
36.7 Desplaines Ave.
37.4 Madison St. (CN connection)

2 tracks, signaled for normal right hand operation. Some track segments out of service.

Controlled by CSX "RB" Dispatcher in Calumet City.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.

CHICAGO TRACK ELEVATION

City ordinances and history of track elevation in Chicago.