Chicago Area Railroads
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Monitoring Chicago-area railroad transmissions; included are BNSF, CN, CP, Metra, NS & UP (and shortlines). Cook & DuPage counties.

Update April 2021: Upgraded to a Laird 156-162mhz antenna (FG1560); more transmissions are coming through, we may be able to expand coverage - need frequency suggestions for Chicagoland!
This feed expands the coverage of Northern Illinois Railroads into DuPage & Cook counties as well as Chicago operations.
Feed frequencies:
160.485 UP - Milwaukee Sub (New Line)
161.040 UP - Milwaukee Sub (New Line)
160.575 UP - Global 1 & Proviso
160.725 UP - Proviso
160.890 UP - Geneva Sub (Metra West)
161.175 UP
161.280 UP
161.520 CP - Elgin Subdivision (Metra Milwaukee West)
160.770 CP - C&M Subdivision (Metra Milwaukee North)
161.100 BNSF - Chicago Subdivision
161.160 BNSF - Aurora & Chicago Subdivisions
160.920 CN - Freeport Subdivision
161.190 CN - Freeport Subdivision
160.755 CN - Freeport Subdivision

Feed Info:

The feed's antenna is located in Lombard (streaming from a Raspberry Pi 4 and an SDR), along Union Pacific's Geneva Subdivision, which was Chicago's very first railroad line!

Please use the form to submit feedback - happy to add more frequencies and/or make corrections.

Online since April 2021. Last updated April 2021.