Franklin Park Questions

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Franklin Park Questions

Unread post by rwtrave »

I may be spending time in the Chicagoland region sometime in the not-so-distant future and am curious to know about traffic levels at Franklin Park, excluding Metra operations which I'm very familiar with. Does anyone have a rough estimate on how many freight trains CP puts through the Franklin Park region on a daily basis? I figure they should at least run the 140/141, 142/143, and 240/241 (I think I have those at least mostly correct), but are there any others? And also, does CN operate anything on the line that crosses CP just east of Franklin Park?

Thanks much!

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