Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern KBSR #399

Nature of Firm

KBSR operates freight service from Kankakee to Danville, IL. In addition, a branch line extends from Iroquois Jct. to Hooper, Sheldon, IL, Swanington and Lafayette, IN.  Total trackage equals 155 miles. Connections are made with CSX, CN, NS, TPW and UP.  Traffic is mainly grain and agricultural products.

History

The company was formed in October 1977 and was designated to operate the former PC (NYC) Kankakee-Sheldon, IL line starting December 1, 1977.  The Danville – Hooper line was acquired from the MILW in August 1981 for $2.1 million by Hooper-Myron Corp, an affiliated company. The company is owned in trust.

Company Information

Mailing Address

Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern Railroad Company
2347 N. US Hwy Route 52
Iroquois, IL 60945

Phone 815-486-7260
Fax 815-486-7264
Web Site

www.kbsrailroad.com

Contacts

Tyler Stroo - President
Neil Stroo - Vice President

Company Affiliation n/a
Interchange Points St. Anne, IL
Agreement Type Interline Carrier
Information Exchange Method Fax