COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO DALLAS, TX.
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Dallas 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 39 Hrs. 10 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 Yes, Change station 5 blocks
AT&SF # 15, "Texas Chief" Chicago Dearborn Sta.
6:00 PM
Diner, Lounge, Sleepers
8:30 AM
Oklahoma City AT&SF Station No
Same train as above Oklahoma City AT&SF Station
8:30 AM
Same
11:35 AM
Gainesville AT&SF Station No
Same train as above Gainesville AT&SF Station
11:35 AM
Same
1:15 PM
Dallas Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Dallas 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 39 Hrs. 30 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #16 Richmond-Broad St. Sta.
5:20 PM
Diner
7:35 PM
Washington DC Union Sta.
Yes
B&O #3 "Diplomat" Washington DC Union Sta.
9:30 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Coach Lounge, Sleepers
3:50 PM
St. Louis Union Station
Yes
Frisco #1 "Texas Special" St. Louis Union Station
5:40 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Lounge Obs, Sleepers
2:05 AM
Muskogee, OK- MKT No, Change Railroads
MKT #1 "Texas Special"  
2:20 AM
Same
7:30 AM
Dallas Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Dallas 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 37 Hrs. 35 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
Seaboard Air Line #33 "Silver Comet" Richmond-Main St.
7:40 PM
Diner, Tavern Coach, Sleepers
12:10 AM
Hamlet SAL station
NO
Same train as above Hamlet SAL sta.
12:30 AM
Diner, Sleepers
7:20 AM
Atlanta Aerminal
Change train
Southern Railway #37 "Crescent" Atlanta Terminal
8:35 AM
Diner Buffet Loung, Sleepers
11:30 AM
Montgomery Union Sta.
NO
Louisville and Nashville #37 "Crescent" (Same train as above) Montgomery Union Sta.
11:40 AM
Diner Buffet Loung, Sleepers
6:55 PM
New Orleans Union Sta.  
T&P #21 "Louisiana Eagle" New Orleans Union Station
7:50 PM
Buffet lounge, Sleepers
4:50 AM
Marshasll, TX T&P Station No but Buffet lounge removed from train
Same Marshasll, TX T&P Station
5:10 AM
Drop Buffet lounge and add Diner lounge at Marshall, TX
8:15 AM
Dallas Texas Union Station  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Dallas 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 48 Hrs. 00 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  
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Cleveland AMtrak Sta
2:59 AM
SAME as Above
8:45 AM
Chicago Union Sta Yes
Amtrak #21 "Texas Eagle"
Chicago Union Sta.
1:45 PM
High-Level Cafe Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Bi-Level Sleepers, Bi-Level Coaches.
7:21 PM
St. Louis Amtrak Sta. No
Same St. Louis Amtrak Sta.
8:00 PM
Same
3:10 AM
Little Rock Union No
Same Little Rock Union
3:10 AM
Same
11:30 AM
Dallas Union Station  

 

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