A majority of the line was removed in the 1950s, especially south of the border in Mexico. The line from Niland to the border is still in use by Union Pacific.
It is said that train orders for the line were issued in both Spanish and English.
Thanks to Paul McGuffin for contributing information about this route.
ICC Abandonment Filings
|SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD|
|Docket Number: 20408||Date: 11/17/1958||Section: 1(18)|
|App. for auth. to abandon its line between M. P. 760.693 at the Internat'l, Boundary Line between the Rep. of Mex. and the U.S.A., at or near Cantu, and M. P. 763.388 at or near Araz Junction, a distance of 2.695 mi., together with all sidings, spur tracks and appurtenances, located in Imperial County, Calif.|
|Length: 2.695 miles||Citation: 307 ICC 805|