COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO EL PASO, TX
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: El Paso 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 54 Hrs. 00 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
SAL #33 "Silver Comet" Richmond-Main St.
7:40 PM
Diner, Tavern Coach, Sleepers
7:20 AM
Atlanta Terminal
Yes
SOU #37 "Crescent" Atlanta Terminal
8:35 AM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
11:30 AM
Montgomery Union
No (becomes L&N Train)
L&N #37 "Crescent" (same train) Montgomery Union Sta.
11:40 AM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
6:55 PM
New Orleans Union Station
Yes
Southern Pacific Railroad #1 "Sunset Ltd." New Orleans, Union Sta.
11:30 PM
Diner, Grill Lounge, Lounge, Sleepers open 10PM
7:20 AM
Houston Southern Pacific Term.  
Same Houston Sou. Pacific Term.
7:40 AM
Same
11:40 PM
El Paso Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: El Paso 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 51 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
B&O #5 "Capitol Ltd" Washington DC Union Sta
4:30 PM
Diner, Buffet Club , Buffet Loungfe Obs., Dome Sleeper, Sleepers, No coaches
7:00 AM
Chicago Grand Central Yes, Change staions 4 blocks
CRI&P #3 "Golden State" Chicago LaSalle St. Station
1:20 PM
Diner, Grill Lounge, Club Lounge, Lounge Obs., Sleepers
10:10 PM
Kansas City Union No
Same Kansas City Union
10:40 PM
Same
9:50 AM
Tucumcari N.M. Union

No

SP #3 "Golden State" Tucumari N.M. Union
9:05 AM
Same
2:45 PM
El Paso Union Sta.  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: El Paso 2013-01 AMTRAK
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
73 Hrs. 10 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
AMTRAK # 80 "Carolinian" Richmond-Staples Mill
2:12 PM
Cafe Car, Coaches
4:37 PM
Washington Union Station
Yes
AMTRAK #19 "The Crescent" Washington Union Sta.
6:30 PM
Diner, Cafe Car, Sleepers
8:13 AM
Atlanta Peachtree Sta.
No
Same train Atlanta Peachtree Sta.
8:38 AM
 
7:32 PM
New Orleans Union Station
No
Amtrak #1 "Sunset Ltd" New Orleans Union Station
9:00 AM (3 days/wk)
High Level Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Ni-Level Sleepers, Bi-Level Coaches
6:18 PM
Houston Amtrak Sta.  
Same train Houston Amtrak Sta.
6:55 PM (3 days/wk)
 
1:22 PM
El Paso Union Sta  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak El Paso 2013-02
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 No
Amtrak # 421 "Texas Eagle Dallas Union Station
11:50 AM
Same
1:25 PM
Ft. Worth Amtrak Sta. No
Same Ft. Worth Amtrak Sta.
2:10 PM
Same
9:55 PM
San Antonio Amtrak No
Amtrak #1 Sunset Ltd. San Antonio Amtrak
2:45 AM (runs 3 days/week)
High-Level Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Bi-Level Sleepers, Bi-Level Coaches
1:22 PM
El Paso Union Sta.  

 

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