Chicago SouthShore and South Bend Railroad

The Chicago SouthShore and South Bend Railroad (reporting mark CSS), known to many as the South Shore Line, is a Class III freight railroad operating between Chicago, Illinois, and South Bend, Indiana. The railroad serves as a link between Class I railroads and local industries in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.

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Chicago SouthShore And South Bend Railroad - History
... Freight and passenger service on the South Shore Line were operated as the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad (CSS SB) under several owners until the line went bankrupt in 1989 ... track was picked up in 1990 by the new Chicago SouthShore and South Bend Railroad, owned by Anacostia and Pacific ... The Kensington and Eastern Railroad (the piece of the railroad in Illinois) was acquired from the Illinois Central Railroad in 1996 ...

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