Illinois & Midland Railway Company IMRR #361

Nature of Firm

IMRR operates freight service in central Illinois on 120 miles of track. IMRR operates a line from Taylorville to Cimic, and then over trackage rights from Cimic to Springfield. IMRR operates another segment from Springfield through Barr, Havana, and Crescent to Pekin. IMRR also has trackage rights over UP from Barr to Crescent to Sommer. Connections are made with UP, BNSF, CN, IAIS, KCS, NS, TPW and T&P. Traffic is primarily coal and general commodities.


For most of its existence, the IMRR has been, as was its predecessor Chicago & Illinois Midland Company (CIM), a principle coal hauler for Commonwealth Edison. CIM was a subsidiary of Commonwealth Edison from 1905 to 1987. IMRR has access to industries at Peoria from the Tazewell & Peoria Railroad. IMRR has access to a coal rail to barge facility at Havana, Illinois and a grain rail to barge facility at Pekin, Illinois. The IMRR became part of the Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. on February 9, 1996.

Company Information

Mailing Address

Illinois & Midland Railway Company
4440 Ash Grove Drive
Springfield, IL 62711

Phone 217-788-8601
Fax 217-788-8660
Web Site

Julie Eddy
General Manager
Phone (office): 309-694-8619

Zach Boehme
Manager Sales & Marketing
Phone (office): 217-793-7934

Company Affiliation Genesee & Wyoming, Inc.
Interchange Points Peoria, Crescent, Barr, Springfield, IL
Agreement Type Interline Settlement Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI