List of Indiana railroads

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The following railroads operate in the U.S. state of Indiana.

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Name Mark System[nb 1] From To Successor Notes
A&R Line, Inc. ARE 1995 Still exists as a lessor of Toledo, Peoria and Western Railway
Algers, Winslow and Western Railway AWW 1927 2007 Norfolk Southern Railway
American Central Railway NKP 1859 1864 Cleveland, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
Anderson Belt Railway PRR 1891 1917 Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Anderson, Lebanon and St. Louis Railway NYC/ PRR 1871 1882 Cleveland, Indiana and St. Louis Railway
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway ATSF 1983 1989 Toledo, Peoria and Western Railway
Attica, Covington and Southern Railway WAB 1879 1903 Wabash Railroad
Attica and Terre Haute Railroad C&EI 1860 1872 Chicago, Danville and Vincennes Railroad
Auburn and Eel River Valley Railroad PRR 1853 1853 Logansport and Northern Indiana Railroad
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad B&O, BO B&O 1874 1987 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Baltimore and Ohio and Chicago Railroad B&O 1876 1949 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad B&O 1899 1949 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railway B&O 1893 1899 Cincinnati, Louisville and Vincennes Railway
Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Chicago Railway B&O 1872 1876 Baltimore and Ohio and Chicago Railroad
Bedford Belt Railway MILW 1892 1910 Chicago, Terre Haute and Southeastern Railway
Bedford and Bloomfield Railroad MON 1883 1897 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Bedford, Springville, Owensburg and Bloomfield Railroad MON 1874 1883 Bedford and Bloomfield Railroad
Bedford Stone Railway 1901 1917 N/A
Bedford and Wallner Railroad MON 1905 1927 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Bellefontaine Railway NYC 1864 1868 Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Indianapolis Railway
Belt Railroad of Indianapolis NYC/ PRR 1877 1881 Belt Railroad and Stockyard Company
Belt Railroad and Stockyard Company NYC/ PRR 1881 1883 Belt Railroad and Stock Yards Company
Belt Railroad and Stock Yards Company NYC/ PRR 1883
Benton Central Railroad 1987 1989 Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern Railroad
Bloomfield Railroad IC, MON 1874 1886 Bedford and Bloomfield Railroad, Indiana and Illinois Southern Railroad
Bloomington Southern Railroad IC 1906 1946 Illinois Central Railroad
Bluffton, Kokomo and Southwestern Railroad NKP 1886 1886 Toledo, St. Louis and Kansas City Railroad
Borinstein Railroad BRRC 1985 early 1990s N/A
Buffalo and Mississippi Railroad NYC 1835 1837 Northern Indiana Railroad
Butler and Detroit Railroad WAB 1880 1881 Detroit, Butler and St. Louis Railroad
Cairo and Vincennes Railroad NYC 1872 1880 Cairo and Vincennes Railway
Cairo and Vincennes Railway NYC 1880 1881 Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railway
Cairo, Vincennes and Chicago Railway NYC 1889 1913 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Calumet River Railway B&O 1886 1887 Chicago and Calumet Terminal Railway
Canada and St. Louis Railway NYC 1887 1889 Sturgis, Goshen and St. Louis Railway
Carthage, Knightstown and Shirley Railroad CKSI 1987 1988 N/A Continued as a tourist railroad
Central Indiana Railway CIND NYC/ PRR 1903 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Central Railroad of Indianapolis NYC 1899 N/A
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway C&O, CO C&O 1921 1987 CSX Transportation
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway of Indiana C&O 1910 1934 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Chicago and Atlantic Railway ERIE 1873 1890 Chicago and Erie Railroad
Chicago, Attica and Southern Railroad 1922 1946 N/A
Chicago and Block Coal Railroad C&EI 1879 1883 Chicago and Great Southern Railway
Chicago and Calumet Terminal Railway B&O 1887 1898 Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad
Chicago and Canada Southern Railway 1871 1888 N/A Sold at foreclosure; no property in Indiana
Chicago and Cincinnati Railroad C&O 1902 1902 Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad
Chicago and Cincinnati Railroad PRR 1857 1865 Chicago and Great Eastern Railway
Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad C&O 1903 1910 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway of Indiana
Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad NKP 1866 1886 Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Chicago, Continental and Baltimore Railway ERIE 1871 1873 Chicago and Atlantic Railway
Chicago, Danville and Vincennes Railroad C&EI 1872 1877 State Line and Covington Railroad
Chicago and Dyer Railroad MON 1880 1880 Chicago and Indianapolis Air Line Railway
Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad C&EI, CEI C&EI 1940 1969 Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad C&EI 1877 1922 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railway
Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railway C&EI 1922 1940 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Chicago and Erie Railroad ERIE 1890 1941 Erie Railroad
Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway GTW 1880 1900 Indiana and Illinois Railway
Chicago and Great Eastern Railway PRR 1863 1868 Columbus, Chicago and Indiana Central Railway
Chicago and Great Southern Railway C&EI 1881 1886 Indiana Railway
Chicago, Hammond and Western Railroad NYC 1896 1898 Chicago Junction Railway
Chicago Heights and Northern Railway EJE 1897 1897 Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway
Chicago and Indiana Railroad CINR 1979 1979 Tippecanoe Railroad
Chicago and Indiana Coal Railway C&EI 1885 1894 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Chicago, Indiana and Eastern Railway PRR 1893 1917 Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Chicago, Indiana and Southern Railroad NYC 1906 1914 New York Central Railroad
Chicago and Indianapolis Air Line Railway MON 1880 1881 Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railway
Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway CI&L, CIL MON 1897 1956 Monon Railroad
Chicago and Indianapolis Terminal Company MON 1896 1897 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Chicago Junction Railway NYC 1898 1907 Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad
Chicago and Lake Huron Railroad GTW 1873 1879 Indiana Railway
Chicago, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway EJE 1895 1938 Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway MILW 1921 1928 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad MILW MILW 1928 1985 The Milwaukee Road, Inc.
Chicago, St. Louis and New Orleans Railroad IC 1898 1951 Illinois Central Railroad
Chicago, St. Louis and Pittsburgh Railroad PRR 1883 1890 Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Chicago and South Eastern Railway NYC/ PRR 1891 1903 Central Indiana Railway
Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad CSS 1925 1990 Chicago SouthShore and South Bend Railroad Electric until 1981
Chicago and State Line Extension Railway GTW 1879 1879 North Western Grand Trunk Railway
Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad B&O 1897 1910 Baltimore and Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad
Chicago, Terre Haute and Southeastern Railway CTSE MILW 1910 1948 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad
Chicago and Wabash Valley Railroad MON 1898 1900 Chicago and Wabash Valley Railway
Chicago and Wabash Valley Railway MON 1900 1916 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Chicago and West Michigan Railway PM 1881 1917 Pere Marquette Railroad
Cincinnati and Bedford Railway B&O 1889 1893 Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railway
Cincinnati, Bluffton and Chicago Railroad 1903 1917 N/A
Cincinnati, Cambridge and Chicago Short Line Railway NKP 1853 1854 Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad
Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad NKP, PRR 1854 1860 Cincinnati and Chicago Air-Line Railroad, Cincinnati, Connersville and Muncie Railroad, Connersville and New Castle Junction Railroad
Cincinnati and Chicago Air-Line Railroad PRR 1860 1865 Chicago and Great Eastern Railway
Cincinnati, Connersville and Muncie Railroad NKP 1868 1869 Fort Wayne, Muncie and Cincinnati Railroad
Cincinnati, Findlay and Fort Wayne Railway 1903 1919 N/A
Cincinnati and Fort Wayne Railroad PRR 1857 1866 Cincinnati, Richmond and Fort Wayne Railroad
Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railway B&O 1895 1917 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Leased the Cincinnati, Findlay and Fort Wayne Railway and Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railway
Cincinnati, Hamilton and Indianapolis Railroad B&O 1872 1902 Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railway
Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis and Chicago Railway NYC 1880 1889 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railroad CIWN B&O 1915 1990 CSX Transportation
Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railway B&O 1902 1915 Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railroad
Cincinnati, Lafayette and Chicago Railroad NYC 1870 1938 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Cincinnati, Logansport and Chicago Railway PRR 1853 1854 Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad
Cincinnati, Louisville and Vincennes Railway B&O 1899 1899 Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad
Cincinnati and Martinsville Railroad NYC 1865 1877 Fairland, Franklin and Martinsville Railroad
Cincinnati, New Castle and Michigan Railroad NKP 1853 1854 Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad
Cincinnati, Peru and Chicago Railway NKP 1853 1865 Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad
Cincinnati and Richmond Railroad PRR 1890 1890 Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Cincinnati, Richmond and Fort Wayne Railroad PRR 1866 1927 Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Cincinnati, Richmond and Muncie Railroad C&O 1900 1903 Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad
Cincinnati, Rockport and Southwestern Railway SOU 1872 1880 Evansville, Rockport and Eastern Railway
Cincinnati and Southern Ohio River Railway NYC 1887 1915 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Cincinnati and Southwestern Railway SOU 1871 1872 Cincinnati, Rockport and Southwestern Railway
Cincinnati and Terre Haute Railway NYC 1871 1877 Columbus, Hope and Greensburg Railroad, Terre Haute and Southeastern Railroad
Cincinnati, Wabash and Michigan Railway NYC 1871 1915 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway NYC 1889 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Indianapolis Railway NYC 1868 1889 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Cleveland, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad NKP 1865 1879 Ohio Railway
Cleveland, Indiana and St. Louis Railway NYC/ PRR 1882 1885 Midland Railway
Columbus, Chicago and Indiana Central Railway PRR 1868 1883 Chicago, St. Louis and Pittsburgh Railroad
Columbus, Hope and Greensburg Railroad NYC 1882 1938 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Columbus and Indiana Central Railway PRR 1867 1868 Columbus, Chicago and Indiana Central Railway
Columbus and Indianapolis Central Railway PRR 1864 1867 Columbus and Indiana Central Railway
Columbus and Shelby Railroad PRR 1852 1881 Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
Connersville and New Castle Junction Railroad NKP 1863 1868 Cincinnati, Connersville and Muncie Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation CR 1976 1999 CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway
Cook Transit Company 1947 1956 N/A
Crawfordsville and Rockville Railroad PRR 1869 1871 Logansport, Crawfordsville and South Western Railway
Crawfordsville and Wabash Railroad MON 1846 1852 New Albany and Salem Railroad
Dayton and Chicago Railway 1886 1887 Dayton, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway
Dayton, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway 1887 1891 N/A Sold at foreclosure; no property in Indiana
Dayton and Union Railroad B&O 1863 1989 CSX Transportation
Decatur and Ohio Railway 1886 1886 Dayton and Chicago Railway
Delphos, Bluffton and Frankfort Railroad NKP 1877 1879 Toledo, Delphos and Burlington Railroad
Detroit, Butler and St. Louis Railroad WAB 1881 1881 Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railway
Detroit, Eel River and Illinois Railroad PRR 1868 1877 Eel River Railroad
Detroit, Logansport and St. Louis Railroad PRR 1869 1870 Detroit, Eel River and Illinois Railroad
Dinwiddie and Gary Railway MON 1909 Chicago and Wabash Valley Railway
East Chicago Belt Railroad NYC 1896 1907 Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad
Eaton and Hamilton Railroad PRR 1854 1862 Richmond and Miami Railway
Eel River Railroad PRR 1877 1897 Logansport and Toledo Railway
Elkhart and Western Railroad NYC 1888 1915 New York Central Railroad
Elwood, Anderson and Lapelle Railroad 1897 1929 N/A
Erie Railroad ERIE ERIE 1941 1960 Erie–Lackawanna Railroad
Erie–Lackawanna Railroad EL 1960 1968 Erie Lackawanna Railway
Erie Lackawanna Railway EL 1968 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Erie Western Railway ERES 1977 1979 Chicago and Indiana Railroad
Evansville Railways Company 1909 1919 Evansville and Ohio Valley Railway Operated electric passenger and steam freight trains
Evansville Belt Railway C&EI 1881 1911 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Evansville, Carmi and Paducah Railroad L&N 1869 1871 St. Louis and Southeastern Railway
Evansville and Crawfordsville Railroad C&EI 1853 1877 Evansville and Terre Haute Railroad
Evansville and Eastern Electric Railway 1904 1909 Evansville Railways Company Operated electric passenger and steam freight trains
Evansville and Illinois Railroad C&EI 1849 1853 Evansville and Crawfordsville Railroad
Evansville and Indianapolis Railroad E&I NYC 1869 1920 Evansville, Indianapolis and Terre Haute Railway
Evansville, Indianapolis and Cleveland Straight Line Railroad NYC 1853 1869 Evansville and Indianapolis Railroad
Evansville, Indianapolis and Terre Haute Railway NYC 1920 1938 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Evansville Local Trade Railroad SOU 1879 1880 Evansville, Rockport and Eastern Railway
Evansville, Mt. Carmel and Northern Railway NYC 1906 1938 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Evansville and New Harmony Railway IC 1881 1903 Illinois Central Railroad
Evansville and Ohio Valley Railway 1918 1946 N/A Operated electric passenger and steam freight trains
Evansville, Owensboro and Nashville Railroad 1873 1877 N/A Sold at foreclosure; no property in Indiana
Evansville and Peoria Railway IC 1880 1880 Peoria, Decatur and Evansville Railway
Evansville and Richmond Railroad MILW 1886 1897 Evansville and Richmond Railway
Evansville and Richmond Railway MILW 1897 1897 Southern Indiana Railway
Evansville, Rockport and Eastern Railway SOU 1880 1881 Louisville, New Albany and St. Louis Railway
Evansville Suburban and Newburgh Railway 1888 1947 Cook Transit Company Operated electric passenger and steam freight trains
Evansville Terminal Company EVT 1996 2000 Indiana Southwestern Railway
Evansville Terminal Railway 1908 1909 Evansville Railways Company Operated electric passenger and steam freight trains
Evansville and Terre Haute Railroad C&EI 1877 1911 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Evansville, Terre Haute and Chicago Railway C&EI 1869 1899 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Evansville, Washington and Brazil Railroad NYC 1883 1885 Evansville and Indianapolis Railroad
Evansville, Washington and Worthington Railroad NYC 1878 1880 Indianapolis and Evansville Railroad
Fairland, Franklin and Martinsville Railroad NYC 1877 1915 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Ferdinand Railroad FRDN 1911 1987 Ferdinand and Huntingburg Railroad
Ferdinand Railway 1906 1911 Ferdinand Railroad
Ferdinand and Huntingburg Railroad FHRR 1987 1991 N/A
Findlay, Fort Wayne and Western Railroad 1890 1894 Fort Wayne and Eastern Railway
Findlay, Fort Wayne and Western Railway 1894 1903 Cincinnati, Findlay and Fort Wayne Railway
Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad PRR 1852 1856 Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
Fort Wayne, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad NKP 1881 1890 Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Fort Wayne and Detroit Railroad WAB 1901 1901 Wabash Railroad
Fort Wayne and Eastern Railway 1894 1894 Findlay, Fort Wayne and Western Railway
Fort Wayne and Findlay Railroad 1890 1890 Findlay, Fort Wayne and Western Railroad
Fort Wayne and Illinois Railroad NKP 1887 1887 New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Fort Wayne and Jackson Railroad NYC 1880 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation, Hillsdale County Railway
Fort Wayne, Jackson and Saginaw Railroad NYC 1868 1879 Fort Wayne and Jackson Railroad
Fort Wayne, Muncie and Cincinnati Railroad NKP 1869 1881 Fort Wayne, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad
Fort Wayne, Muncie and Cincinnati Railway NKP 1868 1869 Fort Wayne, Muncie and Cincinnati Railroad
Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad B&O, NKP 1849 1868 Fort Wayne, Muncie and Cincinnati Railway, Ohio and Mississippi Railway
Fort Wayne, Terre Haute and Southwestern Railroad NYC/ PRR 1890 1901 Chicago and South Eastern Railway
Fort Wayne Union Railway FWU NKP/ NYC/ PRR/ WAB 1922
Frankfort and Crawfordsville Railroad PRR 1869 1871 Logansport, Crawfordsville and South Western Railway
Frankfort and Kokomo Railroad NKP 1870 1881 Toledo, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad
Frankfort, St. Louis and Toledo Railroad NKP 1876 1882 Toledo, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad
Franklin and Martinsville Railroad NYC 1859 1865 Cincinnati and Martinsville Railroad
Fulton County Railroad 1981 1985 N/A
Gary and Western Railway NYC 1906 1928 New York Central Railroad
Grand Rapids and Fort Wayne Railroad PRR 1857 1857 Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad
Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad PRR 1854 1896 Grand Rapids and Indiana Railway
Grand Rapids and Indiana Railway PRR 1896 1954 Penndel Company
Grand Rapids, Wabash and Cincinnati Railroad NYC 1869 1871 Cincinnati, Wabash and Michigan Railway
Grand Trunk Railway of Northern Indiana NYC 1868 1868 Michigan Air Line Railroad
Grand Trunk Western Railway GTW 1900 1928 Grand Trunk Western Railroad
Greenville and Miami Railroad B&O 1846 1862 Dayton and Union Railroad
Griffith and Northern Railway EJE 1899 1931 Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway
Hammond Belt Railway C&O 1906 N/A
Hammond and Blue Island Railroad NYC 1895 1896 Chicago, Hammond and Western Railroad
Hammond and Lake Michigan Railway B&O 1887 1887 Chicago and Calumet Terminal Railway
Havana, Rantoul and Eastern Railroad IC 1878 1887 Lebanon and Western Railroad
Henderson Bridge Company L&N 1881 1906 Henderson Bridge and Railroad Company
Henderson Bridge and Railroad Company L&N 1906 1906 Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Hillsdale County Railway HCRC 1976 1992 Indiana Northeastern Railroad
Hope and Greensburg Railroad NYC 1880 1882 Columbus, Hope and Greensburg Railroad
Huntingburg, Tell City and Cannelton Railroad SOU 1885 1889 Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Consolidated Railroad
Indiana Block Coal Railroad C&EI 1878 1899 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Illinois Central Railroad IC IC 1886 1972 Illinois Central Gulf Railroad
Illinois Central Gulf Railroad ICG 1972 1986 Indiana Rail Road, Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation
Illinois and Indiana Railroad IC 1899 1906 Indianapolis Southern Railroad
Indiana Railway NYC 1887 1887 Indiana and Western Railway
Indiana Railway C&EI 1886 1886 Chicago and Indiana Coal Railway
Indiana Railway GTW 1880 1880 Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway
Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway NYC 1879 1887 Indiana Railway
Indiana Central Railway PRR 1848 1864 Columbus and Indianapolis Central Railway
Indiana and Chicago Railway C&EI 1880 1881 Chicago and Great Southern Railway
Indiana, Decatur and Western Railway B&O 1894 1902 Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Western Railway
Indiana Eastern Railroad and Transportation Company 1979 1984 Indiana Midland Railway
Indiana Harbor Railroad NYC 1901 1906 Chicago, Indiana and Southern Railroad
Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation IHRC 1980 1997 C&NC Railroad, CSX Transportation, Evansville Terminal Company, Fulton County Railroad, Hoosier Southern Railroad, Maumee and Western Railroad, Wabash Central Railroad
Indiana and Illinois Railway GTW 1900 1900 Grand Trunk Western Railway
Indiana and Illinois Central Railway B&O 1853 1875 Indianapolis, Decatur and Springfield Railway
Indiana, Illinois and Iowa Railroad NYC 1881 1906 Chicago, Indiana and Southern Railroad
Indiana, Illinois and Iowa Railway NYC 1893 1898 Indiana, Illinois and Iowa Railroad
Indiana and Illinois Southern Railroad IC 1886 1890 St. Louis, Indianapolis and Eastern Railroad
Indiana Interstate Railway IIRC 1978 1980 N/A
Indiana and Lake Michigan Railway NYC 1887 1898 St. Joseph, South Bend and Southern Railroad
Indiana Midland Railway IMID 1985 1987 Carthage, Knightstown and Shirley Railroad
Indiana North and South Railroad C&EI 1869 1879 Chicago and Block Coal Railroad
Indiana Northern Railway WAB 1891 1959 New Jersey, Indiana and Illinois Railroad
Indiana and Ohio Railroad INOH 1979 1997 Indiana and Ohio Railway
Indiana Southern Railway B&O, NKP 1866 1880 Fort Wayne, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad, Ohio and Mississippi Railway
Indiana and Southwestern Railway NYC 1886 1887 Canada and St. Louis Railway
Indiana and Western Railroad IC 1899 1899 Illinois and Indiana Railroad
Indiana Stone Railroad MON 1898 1916 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Indiana and Western Railway NYC 1887 1887 Ohio, Indiana and Western Railway
Indianapolis and Bellefontaine Railroad NYC 1848 1855 Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and Cleveland Railroad
Indianapolis, Bloomington and Western Railway NYC 1869 1879 Indianapolis and Danville Railroad
Indianapolis and Cincinnati Railroad NYC 1853 1867 Indianapolis, Cincinnati and La Fayette Railway
Indianapolis, Cincinnati and La Fayette Railroad NYC 1873 1880 Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis and Chicago Railway
Indianapolis, Cincinnati and La Fayette Railway NYC 1867 1873 Indianapolis, Cincinnati and La Fayette Railroad
Indianapolis, Crawfordsville and Danville Railroad NYC 1868 1869 Indianapolis, Bloomington and Western Railway
Indianapolis and Danville Railroad NYC 1879 1879 Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway
Indianapolis, Decatur and Springfield Railway B&O 1875 1887 Indianapolis and Wabash Railway
Indianapolis, Decatur and Western Railway B&O 1888 1894 Indiana, Decatur and Western Railway
Indianapolis, Delphi and Chicago Railroad MON 1872 1881 Chicago and Indianapolis Air Line Railway
Indianapolis and Evansville Railroad NYC 1880 1884 Evansville and Indianapolis Railroad
Indianapolis and Louisville Railway MON 1899 1916 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Indianapolis and Madison Railroad PRR 1862 1866 Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
Indianapolis and Ohio State Line Railway NYC 1880 1881 Ohio, Indiana and Pacific Railway
Indianapolis, Peru and Chicago Railway NKP 1864 1887 Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and Cleveland Railroad NYC 1855 1864 Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Indianapolis Railway
Indianapolis, Rochester and Chicago Railroad NKP 1863 1867 Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad
Indianapolis and St. Louis Railroad NYC 1867 1882 Indianapolis and St. Louis Railway
Indianapolis and St. Louis Railway NYC 1882 1889 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Indianapolis and Sandusky Railroad NKP 1877 1879 Lake Erie and Western Railway
Indianapolis Southern Railroad IC 1906 1911 Illinois Central Railroad
Indianapolis Southern Railway IC 1899 1906 Indianapolis Southern Railroad
Indianapolis Union Railway IU NYC/ PRR 1853 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Indianapolis and Vincennes Railroad PRR 1865 1905 Vandalia Railroad
Indianapolis and Wabash Railway B&O 1887 1888 Indianapolis, Decatur and Western Railway
Jeffersonville Railroad PRR 1849 1866 Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad PRR 1866 1890 Vandalia Railroad
J.K. Line, Inc. JKL 1990 2002 N/A
Joliet and Northern Indiana Railroad NYC 1854 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Junction Railroad B&O 1848 1878 Cincinnati, Hamilton and Indianapolis Railroad
Kentucky and Indiana Bridge Company B&O/ MON/ SOU 1881 1900 Kentucky and Indiana Bridge and Railroad Company
Kentucky and Indiana Bridge and Railroad Company B&O/ MON/ SOU 1900 1910 Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Railroad
Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Railroad KIT B&O/ MON/ SOU 1910 1981 Southern Railway
Kingan Railroad 1873 1901 White River Railway
Kokomo Belt Railroad PRR 1888 1890 Chicago, St. Louis and Pittsburgh Railroad
Kokomo and Marion Railroad NKP 1875 1876 Frankfort, St. Louis and Toledo Railroad
LaFayette, Bloomington and Muncie Railway NKP 1879 1879 Lake Erie and Western Railway
Lafayette and Indianapolis Railroad NYC 1846 1867 Indianapolis, Cincinnati and La Fayette Railway
La Fayette and Monon Railway MON 1892 1897 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
LaFayette, Muncie and Bloomington Railroad NKP 1869 1879 Muncie and State Line Railroad
La Fayette Union Railway WAB 1890
LaGrange, Toledo and Eastern Railway 1918 1920 N/A
Lake Erie, Evansville and South Western Railway SOU 1880 1880 Evansville Local Trade Railroad
Lake Erie, Evansville and Southwestern Railway SOU 1871 1877 Evansville Local Trade Railroad
Lake Erie and Fort Wayne Railroad LEFW 1904 1982 Norfolk and Western Railway
Lake Erie and Louisville Railroad PRR 1865 1890 Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
Lake Erie and Louisville Railway 1871 1877 N/A Sold at foreclosure; no property in Indiana
Lake Erie and Pacific Railroad PRR 1860 1865 Lake Erie and Louisville Railroad
Lake Erie, Wabash and St. Louis Railroad WAB 1852 1856 Toledo, Wabash and Western Railroad
Lake Erie and Western Railroad NKP 1887 1923 New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Lake Erie and Western Railway NKP 1879 1886 Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Lake Michigan and Ohio River Railway C&EI 1885 1885 Chicago and Indiana Coal Railway
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway NYC 1869 1914 New York Central Railroad
Lawrenceburg and Upper Mississippi Railroad NYC 1850 1853 Indianapolis and Cincinnati Railroad
Lebanon and Western Railroad IC 1887 1887 Rantoul Railroad
Logansport, Camden and Frankfort Railroad PRR 1869 1871 Logansport, Crawfordsville and South Western Railway
Logansport, Crawfordsville and South Western Railway PRR 1871 1879 Terre Haute and Logansport Railroad
Logansport and Northern Indiana Railroad PRR 1853 1863 Toledo, Logansport and Northern Indiana Railroad
Logansport and Pacific Railroad PRR 1853 1853 Logansport and Pacific Railway
Logansport and Pacific Railway PRR 1853 1854 Logansport, Peoria and Burlington Railway
Logansport, Peoria and Burlington Railway PRR 1854 1858 Toledo, Logansport and Burlington Railroad
Logansport and Toledo Railway PRR 1901 1905 Vandalia Railroad
Louisville Bridge Company PRR 1856 1918 Louisville Bridge and Railroad Company
Louisville Bridge and Railroad Company PRR 1918 1918 Louisville Bridge and Terminal Railway
Louisville Bridge and Terminal Railway PRR 1918 1954 Penndel Company
Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Railroad SOU 1886 1889 Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Consolidated Railroad
Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Railway SOU 1882 1886 Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Railroad
Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Consolidated Railroad SOU 1889 1900 Southern Railway of Indiana
Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge Company NYC 1887 1917 Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge and Railroad Company
Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge and Railroad Company NYC 1917 1968 N/A (owned by New York Central Railroad)
Louisville and Nashville Railroad L&N, LN L&N 1880 1983 Seaboard System Railroad
Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad MON 1859 1873 Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railway
Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railway MON 1873 1897 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Louisville, New Albany and Corydon Railroad 1887 2006 Lucas Oil Rail Line
Louisville, New Albany and Corydon Railway 1881 1887 Louisville, New Albany and Corydon Railroad
Louisville, New Albany and St. Louis Railway SOU 1877 1882 Louisville, Evansville and St. Louis Railway
Louisville, New Albany and St. Louis Air Line Railway SOU 1870 1877 Louisville, New Albany and St. Louis Railway
Madison Railway MDRY 1977 1978 Madison Railroad
Madison and Indianapolis Railroad PRR 1836 1862 Indianapolis and Madison Railroad
Madison, Indianapolis and Peru Railroad NKP, PRR 1854 1854 Madison and Indianapolis Railroad, Peru and Indianapolis Railroad
Marion and Logansport Railroad PRR 1853 1854 Marion and Mississinewa Valley Railroad
Marion and Mississinewa Valley Railroad PRR 1852 1863 Union and Logansport Railroad
Marion and Ottawa Railroad NKP 1875 1876 Frankfort, St. Louis and Toledo Railroad
Martinsville and Franklin Railroad NYC 1846 1859 Franklin and Martinsville Railroad
Michigan Air Line Railroad NYC 1868 1916 Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railroad MC NYC 1846 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Michigan City and Indianapolis Railroad NKP 1870 1888 Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Michigan Southern Railroad MSO 1996 2001 Elkhart and Western Railroad, Kendallville Terminal Railway
Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad NYC 1855 1869 Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway
Midland Railway NYC/ PRR 1885 1891 Chicago and South Eastern Railway
The Milwaukee Road, Inc. MILW 1985 1986 Soo Line Railroad
Mississippi and Atlantic Railway IC 1875 1878 Havana, Rantoul and Eastern Railroad
Monon Railroad MON MON 1956 1971 Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Montpelier and Chicago Railroad WAB 1890 1891 Wabash Railroad
Muncie Belt Railway NYC 1892 1938 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Muncie and State Line Railroad NKP 1879 1879 LaFayette, Bloomington and Muncie Railway
Muncie and Western Railroad MWR 1902 1995 N/A
New Albany and Eastern Railway B&O 1887 1888 Ohio and Mississippi Railway
New Albany and St. Louis Air Line Railway SOU 1869 1870 Louisville, New Albany and St. Louis Air Line Railway
New Albany and Salem Railroad MON 1847 1859 Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad
New Castle and Danville Railroad NYC 1854 1869 Indianapolis, Crawfordsville and Danville Railroad
New Castle and Muncie Railroad NKP 1867 1868 Cincinnati, Connersville and Muncie Railroad
New Castle and Richmond Railroad PRR 1848 1853 Cincinnati, Logansport and Chicago Railway
New Castle and Rushville Railroad NKP 1879 1886 Fort Wayne, Cincinnati and Louisville Railroad
New Jersey, Indiana and Illinois Railroad NJII WAB 1902 1983 Norfolk and Western Railway
New York Central Railroad NYC NYC 1914 1968 Penn Central Transportation Company
New York and Chicago Railway NKP 1881 1881 New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad NKP NKP 1887 1964 Norfolk and Western Railway
New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway NKP 1881 1887 Fort Wayne and Illinois Railroad
New York, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad NKP 1880 1881 New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Norfolk and Western Railway N&W, NW 1964 1998 Norfolk Southern Railway
North Western Grand Trunk Railway GTW 1879 1880 Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway
Northern Indiana Railroad NYC 1837 1855 Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad
Ohio Railway NKP 1879 1880 New York, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
Ohio, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad NKP 1880 1880 New York, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
Ohio and Indiana Railroad PRR 1851 1856 Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad
Ohio, Indiana and Pacific Railway NYC 1881 1881 Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railway
Ohio, Indiana and Western Railway NYC 1887 1890 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway, Peoria and Eastern Railway
Ohio and Indianapolis Railroad B&O 1853 1853 Junction Railroad
Ohio and Indianapolis Railway PRR 1832 1849 Jeffersonville Railroad
Ohio and Mississippi Railroad B&O 1848 1867 Ohio and Mississippi Railway
Ohio and Mississippi Railway B&O 1867 1893 Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railway
Ohio Valley Railway IC 1889 1897 Chicago, St. Louis and New Orleans Railroad
Ohio Valley Railway and Terminal Company IC 1888 1889 Ohio Valley Railway
Orleans, Paoli and Jasper Railway MON 1885 1887 Orleans, West Baden and French Lick Springs Railway
Orleans, West Baden and French Lick Springs Railway MON 1887 1897 Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway
Pendleton and Indianapolis Railroad NYC 1846 1848 Indianapolis and Bellefontaine Railroad
Peninsular Railroad GTW 1869 1870 Peninsular Railway
Peninsular Railway GTW 1870 1873 Chicago and Lake Huron Railroad
Penn Central Transportation Company PC 1968 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Penndel Company PRR 1954 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pennsylvania Company PRR 1871 1918 Pennsylvania Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad PRR PRR 1918 1968 Penn Central Transportation Company
Peoria, Decatur and Evansville Railway IC 1880 1900 Illinois Central Railroad
Peoria and Eastern Railway NYC 1890 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pere Marquette Railroad PM 1899 1917 Pere Marquette Railway
Pere Marquette Railroad of Indiana PM 1903 1907 Pere Marquette Railroad
Pere Marquette Railway PM PM 1917 1947 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Peru and Detroit Railway WAB 1889 1906 Wabash Railroad, Winona Interurban Railway
Peru and Indianapolis Railroad NKP 1846 1864 Indianapolis, Peru and Chicago Railway
Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad PRR 1956 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pigeon River Railroad PGRV 1985 Still exists as a lessor of Indiana Northeastern Railroad
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad PRR 1917 1956 Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway PRR 1890 1917 Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad PRR 1856 1861 Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway
Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway PRR 1862 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Plymouth, Kankakee and Pacific Railroad NYC 1870 1881 Indiana, Illinois and Iowa Railroad
Plymouth Short Line, Ltd. PSLL 1985 1990 N/A
Poseyville and Owensville Railroad POR 1987 1996 Owensville Terminal Company
Rantoul Railroad IC 1887 1903 Illinois Central Railroad
Richmond and Miami Railroad PRR 1846 1854 Eaton and Hamilton Railroad
Richmond and Miami Railway PRR 1862 1890 Cincinnati and Richmond Railroad
Rockport and Northern Central Railway SOU 1869 1872 Cincinnati, Rockport and Southwestern Railway
Rossville and Eastern Railroad C&EI 1902 1903 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Rushville and Lawrenceburg Railroad NYC 1848 1850 Lawrenceburg and Upper Mississippi Railroad
Rushville and Shelbyville Railroad PRR 1844 1859 Shelby and Rush Railroad
St. Joseph, South Bend and Southern Railroad NYC 1899 1943 New York Central Railroad
St. Joseph Valley Railroad NYC 1869 1870 Michigan Air Line Railroad
St. Joseph Valley Railway 1905 1918 LaGrange, Toledo and Eastern Railway
St. Joseph Valley Traction Company 1903 1918 N/A
St. Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad NYC 1862 1890 Cairo, Vincennes and Chicago Railway
St. Louis, Indianapolis and Eastern Railroad IC 1889 1899 Indiana and Western Railroad
St. Louis and South Eastern Railway L&N 1872 1879 South East and St. Louis Railway
St. Louis and Southeastern Railway L&N 1871 1872 St. Louis and South Eastern Railway
Seaboard System Railroad SBD 1983 1986 CSX Transportation
Shelby and Rush Railroad PRR 1859 1882 Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad
South Chicago and Southern Railroad PRR 1901 1954 Penndel Company
South East and St. Louis Railway L&N 1880 1936 Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Southern Railway SOU SOU 1900 1990 Norfolk Southern Railway
Southern Railway of Indiana SOU 1900 1944 Southern Railway
Southern Indiana Railway MILW 1897 1910 Chicago, Terre Haute and Southeastern Railway
State Line and Covington Railroad C&EI 1877 1877 Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
State Line and Indiana City Railway PRR 1887 1901 South Chicago and Southern Railroad
Sturgis, Goshen and St. Louis Railway NYC 1889 1915 New York Central Railroad
Syracuse and Milford Railway 1907 1923 N/A
Terre Haute and Alton Railroad NYC 1851 1856 Terre Haute, Alton and St. Louis Railroad
Terre Haute, Alton and St. Louis Railroad NYC 1856 1862 St. Louis, Alton and Terre Haute Railroad
Terre Haute, Brazil and Eastern Railroad TBER 1987 1993 N/A
Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad PRR 1865 1905 Vandalia Railroad
Terre Haute and Logansport Railroad PRR 1879 1898 Terre Haute and Logansport Railway
Terre Haute and Logansport Railway PRR 1898 1905 Vandalia Railroad
Terre Haute and Richmond Railroad PRR 1847 1865 Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad
Terre Haute and Southeastern Railroad NYC 1878 1885 Evansville and Indianapolis Railroad
Terre Haute, Worthington and Bloomfield Railway NYC 1871 1879 Terre Haute and Southeastern Railroad
Tiffin and Fort Wayne Railroad NKP 1853 1859 American Central Railway
Tippecanoe Railroad TIPP 1980 1990 J.K. Line, Inc.
Toledo, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad NKP 1881 1884 Bluffton, Kokomo and Southwestern Railroad
Toledo, Delphos and Burlington Railroad NKP 1879 1882 Toledo, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad
Toledo, Logansport and Burlington Railroad PRR 1858 1862 Toledo, Logansport and Burlington Railway
Toledo, Logansport and Burlington Railway PRR 1862 1867 Columbus and Indiana Central Railway
Toledo, Logansport and Northern Indiana Railroad PRR 1863 1869 Detroit, Logansport and St. Louis Railroad
Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad TPW 1976 1983 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Toledo, St. Louis and Kansas City Railroad NKP 1886 1900 Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad
Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad NKP 1900 1923 New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Toledo and Wabash Railway WAB 1858 1865 Toledo, Wabash and Western Railway
Toledo, Wabash and Western Railroad WAB 1856 1858 Wabash and Western Railway
Toledo, Wabash and Western Railway WAB 1865 1876 Wabash Railway
Twin Branch Railroad TB 1925 1978 N/A
Union and Logansport Railroad PRR 1863 1867 Columbus and Indiana Central Railway
Union Railroad, Transfer and Stock Yard Company NYC/ PRR 1876 1881 Belt Railroad and Stock Yard Company
Union Track Railway NYC/ PRR 1850 1853 Indianapolis Union Railway
Vandalia Railroad PRR 1905 1917 Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Vernon, Greensburg and Rushville Railroad NYC 1879 1938 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Vincennes and Cairo Railroad NYC 1871 1872 Cairo and Vincennes Railroad
Wabash Railroad WAB WAB 1942 1991 Norfolk and Western Railway
Wabash Railroad WAB 1899 1915 Wabash Railway
Wabash Railroad C&EI 1851 1853 Evansville and Crawfordsville Railroad
Wabash Railway WAB 1915 1942 Wabash Railroad
Wabash Railway WAB 1877 1879 Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railway
Wabash Eastern Railway of Indiana WAB 1889 1889 Wabash Railroad
Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railway WAB 1879 1886 Cairo, Vincennes and Chicago Railway, Wabash Eastern Railway of Indiana
Wabash Western Railway WAB 1887 1889 Wabash Railroad
Wabash and Western Railway WAB 1858 1858 Toledo and Wabash Railway
Warsaw, Goshen and White Pigeon Railroad NYC 1870 1871 Cincinnati, Wabash and Michigan Railway
Western Division, Buffalo and Mississippi Railroad NYC 1848 1855 Northern Indiana Railroad
Western Indiana Railroad C&EI 1872 1872 Chicago, Danville and Vincennes Railroad
Western Indiana Railway EJE 1897 Chicago Heights and Northern Railway
White River Railway 1901
White Water Railroad NYC 1878 1890 Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
White Water Valley Railroad NYC 1865 1878 White Water Railroad
Winona Railroad 1926 1952 N/A Electric until 1938
Electric

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  1. ^ This is one or more of the Class I railroads that the railroad became part of, if any.

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