IN 1956, THERE WERE 4 GOOD TRAINS FROM RICHMOND VIRGINIA TO CLEVELAND, OHIO
PLEASE SELECT YOUR DESIRED RAILROAD AND TIME
INITIATING RAILROAD
STATION
PRIMARY TRAIN ID
DEPARTURE TIME
VIA
CHANGE TRAINS
ARRIVAL TIME
TRAVEL HOURS
N&W via ACL
Richmond-Broad St.
N&W/ACL #27
2:15 PM
Petersburg, Roanoke, Cincinnati, & Columbus
Yes
3:20 PM
25 Hrs. 05 Min
C&O
Richmond-Main St.
C&O #41
5:20 PM
Charlottesville, Charleston, Cincinnati & Columbus
Yes
3:20 PM
22 Hrs. 00 Min
SAL / RF&P
Richmond-Main St.
SAL/RF&P #34
6:20 AM
Washington, Cumberland, Pittsburgh & Youngstown
Yes
8:00 PM
13 Hrs. 40 Min.
RF&P
Richmond- Broad St.
RF&P #16
5:20 PM
Washington, Cumberland, Pittsburgh & Akron
Yes
7:45 AM
14 Hrs. 25 Min.
AMTRAK
Richmond-Staples Mill
Amtrak #92
12:30 PM
Washington, Pittsburgh
Yes
2:53 AM
14 Hrs 23 Min
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N&W = Norfolk and Western Railroad
C&O = Chesapeake and Ohio
SAL = Seaboard Air Line Railroad
RF&P = Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad

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NOTE: The good trains displayed for 1956 are not all of routes ad trains available. There were usually many others, but we have not included those involving an avoidably lengthy roundabout route (unless it is an especially scenic one), or long distance trains without a Dining Car, or overnight trains without Sleeping Cars (unless there is an equally convenient companion train with Sleepers), or poor connections, or trains involving departures / arrivals in the wee small hours of the morning. We have chosen to emphasize the quality and convenience that was available then, at a time when these things, plus overall speed, were at their peak.