Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway TPW #769

Nature of Firm

TPW operates from Mapleton, IL to Peoria across Illinois to Logansport, IN and includes a branch line between Logansport to Winamac, IN. TPW has trackage rights between Galesburg, IL and Peoria and between Logansport to Kokomo, IN.  Traffic includes agricultural related commodities, auto parts, coal, steel and chemicals. TPW has connections with UP, BNSF, NS, CSXT, CN, CP, CERA, CIM, KBSR and T&P.


This company started operations in 1860 and was being operated by the Toledo, Peoria & Western when it was acquired by the Santa Fe in 1979.  TPW was merged into ATSF on December 3, 1983. The ATSF sold the line on February 3, 1989 and RailAmerica acquired the line on September 3, 1999.

Company Information

Mailing Address

Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway
1990 East Washington Street
East Peoria, IL  61611

Phone 309-698-2600


Web Site

Paul E. Crawford
General Manager

Dale Montgomery
VP Marketing
Office phone: 309-694-8664

Company Affiliation Genesee & Wyoming
Interchange Points Sommer, Peoria, Watseka & Chenoa, IL
Agreement Type Interline Settlement Carrier
Information Exchange Method REN/ISS