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Chicago, Central and Pacific Railroad (CC) - 2008


Railroad ProfileThe Chicago, Central and Pacific Railroad was formed in December 1985 as a spin-off from the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. In June 1996 the Illinois Central Railroad repurchased the CC. Currently, the CC is a subsidiary of the CN system that resulted from the Canadian National and Illinois Central merger effective on July 1, 1999.

The CC operates 732 miles of track in Iowa, Illinois and Nebraska, with 558 miles located in Iowa. The line in Iowa extends from Dubuque through Fort Dodge to Council Bluffs. The railroad also operates a line from Fort Dodge to Sioux City, along with several branches. The CC currently employs 240 people system wide, with 203 located in Iowa.

The main products handled by the railroad include coal, farm products, food products, and chemicals/fertilizers.