COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO CHICAGO, IL.
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-10
TOTAL TO DESTINATION:
23 Hrs. 25 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #16 Richmond-Broad St. 5:20 PM Diner 7:45 PM Washington DC Union Yes
PRR # 55 "Pennsylvania Ltd" Washington Union 9:40 PM Diner, Bar Lounge, Sleeper 12:45 AM Harrisburg, PA Coach only Yes
PRR # 55 "Pennsylvania Ltd" Harrisburg PA 3:02 AM SAME 7:55 AM Pittsburgh PA No
PRR # 55 "Pennsylvania Ltd" Pittsburgh, PA 8:15 AM SAME 3:45 PM Chicago Union  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 21 Hrs. 0 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
C&O #41 "The George Washington" Richmond-Main St.
5:20 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
8:05 PM
Charelottesville Main St. No
C&O #41 "The George Washington" Charlottesville Main St
8:30 PM
Same train as above (Coach passengers change trains)
8:00 AM
Cincinnati Union Station Yes
NYC #3 "James Whitcomb Riley" Cincinnati Union Sta.
8:30 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge Obs., Thru Sleeper
1:20 PM
Chicago Central Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 22 Hrs. 55 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
ACL / N&W #21 Richmond-Broad St.
7:35 AM
Coaches (steam powered) 8:25 AM Petersburg, VA Yes
N&W # 25 "Powhatan Arrow" Petersburg Downtwn
8:35 AM
Tavern Lounge Diner / Obs. (steam powered) 10:45 PM Cincinnati Union Sta Yes
NYC #443 Cincinnati Union
11:15 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers 5:30 AM Chicago Central Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-04
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
24 Hrs. 25 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
ACL / N&W #21 Richmond-Broad St.
7:35 AM
Coaches (steam powered) 8:25 AM Petersburg, VA Yes
N&W # 25 "Powhatan Arrow" Petersburg Downtwn
8:35 AM
Tavern Lounge Diner / Obs. (steam powered) 10:45 PM Cincinnati Union Sta Yes
PRR #75 "Southland" Cincinnati Union
11:50 PM
Bar Lounge, Sleepers 7:00 AM Chicago Union Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-05
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
23 Hrs. 0 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
C&O #43 / 3 F.F.V. Richmond-Main St.
10:45 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers 1:10 AM Charlottesville Main St No
C&O #3 F.F.V. (same train as above) Charlottesville
2:05 AM
Same 2:40 PM Cincinnati Union Sta. Yes
NYC #405 "Sycamore" Cincinnati Union
3:30 PM
Bar Lounge Coach, Parlor Obs. 4:40 PM Indianapolis Union Sta. No
NYC #405 "Sycamore" (same as above) Indianapolis Union Sta.
4:50 PM
A diner is added to the same train at Indianapolis 8:45 PM Chicago Central Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-06
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
18 Hrs. 50 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376 "Everglades" Richmond - Broad St.
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washingotn DC Union Sta. YES
B&O #5 "Capitol Ltd" Washington DC Union Sta
4:30 PM
Diner, Buffet Club , Buffet Lounge Obs., Dome Sleeper, Sleepers, No Coaches
7:00 AM
Chicago Grand Central  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-07
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 19 Hrs. 10 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376 "Everglades" Richmond-Broad St.
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washingotn DC Union Sta. Yes
B&O #25 "The Columbian" Washington DC Union Sta
4:40 PM

Diner, Dome Lounge, Buffet Lounge, Obs., Coach. No Sleepers

7:20 AM
Chicago Grand Central  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-08
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 21 Hrs. 40 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #16 Richmond-Broad St
5:20 PM
Diner
7:35 PM
Washingotn DC Union Sta. Yes
B&O #7 "The Shenandoah" Washington DC Union Sta
10:55 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Coach Lounge, Dome Sleeper, Sleepers
2:00 PM
Chicago Grand Central  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-09
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 20 Hrs. 35 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376 "Everglades" Richmond-Broad St.
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washingotn DC Union Sta. Yes
PRR #59 "Liberty Ltd" Washington DC Union Sta
5:10 PM
Diner, Bar Lounge, Bar Lounge Coach, Sleepers
1:25 AM
Pittshurgh, PA No
PRR #59 "Liberty Ltd" Pittsburgh PA
1:25 AM
REMOVE: Diner, Bar Lounge
REMAIN: Lounge Coach, Sleepers
8:45 AM
Chicago Union Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Chicago 1956-10
TOTAL TO DESTINATION: 23 Hrs. 25 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #16 Richmond-Broad St. 5:20 PM Diner 7:45 PM Washington DC Union Yes
PRR # 55 "Pennsylvania Ltd" Washington Union 9:40 PM Diner, Bar Lounge, Sleeper 12:45 AM Harrisburg, PA Coach only Yes
PRR # 55 "Pennsylvania Ltd" Harrisburg PA 3:02 AM SAME 7:55 AM Pittsburgh PA No
PRR # 55 "Pennsylvania Ltd" Pittsburgh, PA 8:15 AM SAME 3:45 PM Chicago Union  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Chicago 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 21 Hrs. 15 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
Amtrak #92 "Silver Star" Richmond-Staples Mill 12:30 PM Diner, Cafe Lounge, Coaches 3:14 PM Washington DC Union Sta Yes
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Washington DC Union St 4:05 PM High-Level Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Bi-Level Sleepers, Bi-Level Coaches 11:48 PM Pittsburgh Amtrak Sta NO
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Pittsburgh Amtrak Sta 11:59 PM SAME as Above 2:30 AM Cleveland Amtrak Sta NO
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Cleveland AMtrak Sta 2:59 AM SAME as Above 8:45 AM Chicago Union Sta  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Chicago 2013-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 23 Hrs. 5 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
Amtrak BUS Richmond-Staples Mill 12:00 Noon This is a bus 1:30 PM Charlottesville Union Yes
Amtrak #51 "The Cardinal" Washington DC Union St 1:55 PM Diner Lounge, Sleepers, Coaches (runs 3 days/week) 1:13 AM Cincinnati Union Sta NO
Amtrak #51 "The Cardinal" Cincinnati Union 1:23 AM SAME as Above 4:47 AM Indianapolis Amtrak Sta NO
Amtrak #51 "The Cardinal" Indianapolis Amtrak Sta 6:00 AM SAME as Above 10:05 AM Chicago Union Sta  
             

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