IN 1956, THERE WERE 4 GOOD TRAINS FROM RICHMOND VIRGINIA TO OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
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STARTING RAILROAD
STATION
STARTING TRAIN ID
DEPARTURE TIME
VIA
CHANGE TRAINS
ARRIVAL TIME
TRAVEL HOURS
Seaboard Air Line
Richmond-Main St. Sta.
SAL#33
7:40 PM
Hamlet, Memphis, Little Rock
Yes
8:30 AM
37 Hrs 50 Min
RF&P Richmond-Broad St. Sta.
RF&P #16
5:20 PM
Washington, St. Louis, Springfield, MO.
Yes
8:00 AM

39 Hrs. 40Min.

RF&P Richmond-Broad St. Sta.
RF&P #376
1:10 PM
Washington, Chicago, Kansas City
Yes
12:45 AM
36 Hrs 35 Min
RF&P
Richmond-Broad St. Sta.
RF&P #16
5:20 PM
Washington, Chicago, Kansas City
Yes
8:30 AM
40 Hrs. 10 Min
AMTRAK
Richmond-Staples Mill
AMTRAK # 92
12:30 PM
Washington, Chicago, Little Rock, Dallas
Yes
9:39 PM
58 Hrs. 09 Min.
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NOTE: Routes 2 and 4 start with same train. This is not a duplicate record.

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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.