Chicago Area Shortline Railroads


Proposed Railroads of Chicagoland


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Chicago & Illinois Eastern

Chicago Freeport & St Paul

Chicago Lake Geneva & Pacific

Chicago Terminal Co (do not confuse with current Chicago Terminal)

Freeport & El Paso

Great Lakes Basin

Illinois & Rock River

Illinois Terminal
This was a proposed line that would have done the local switching on the lines of UP (ex-C&NW) and CPrail (ex-soo, ex-CMST&P) in Chicago. Not to be confused with the Illinois Terminal that was absorbed by the N&W

Joliet & Valparaiso

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Updated 5/18/2016