COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO THE GRAND CANYON.
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Grand Canyon 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: NEED TOTAL TIME FIGURE Hrs. 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. Yes-Change stations 1 mile
AT&SF #123 "Grand Canyon" Chicago Dearborn Sta.
12:01 PM
Diner, Lounge, Sleepers
8:50 PM
Kansas City Union Sta. No
AT&SF #123 "Grand Canyon" Kansas City Union Station
9:30 PM
Diner, Lounge, Sleepers
12:05 AM
Williams AT&SF Station
Coach Passengers Only
AT&SF #14 Williams AT&SF Station
4:15 AM
Thru Sleepers, Coach open 12:30 AM
7:00 AM
Grand Canyon AT&SF Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Grand Canyon 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 63 Hrs.40 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
Charlottesville Main St. Sta.
No
C&O #1 "George Washington" Charlottesville Union Sta.
8:30 PM
Same as above
8:00 AM
Cincinnati Union Station
Coach passengers only
NYC #415 "Chicago Special" Cincinnati Union Station
9:25 AM
Diner Lounge, thru Sleeper and Coach
10:45 AM
Indianapolis Union Station
No
NYC #11 "Southwestern Ltd" Indianapolis Union Station
10:59 AM
Diner, Bar Lounge, Thru Sleeper and Coach
3:45 PM
St. Louis Union Station
Yes
WAB #9 "City of St. Louis"
St. Louis Union Station
4:15 PM
Diner, Club lounge
9:10 PM
Kansas City Union Station
Yes
AT&SF #123 "Grand Canyon" Kansas City Union Station
9:30 PM
Diner, Lounge, Sleepers
12:05 AM
Williams AT&SF Station
Coach Passengers Only
AT&SF #14 Williams AT&SF Station
4:15 AM
Thru Sleepers, Coach open 12:30 AM
7:00 AM
Grand Canyon AT&SF Station  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Grand Canyon 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
73 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 "Capitol 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 "Capitol Limited" Pittsburgh Amtrak Sta
11:59 PM
SAME as Above
2:30 AM
Cleveland Amtrak Sta.
No
Amtrak #29 "Capitol Limited" Cleveland Amtrak Sta
2:59 AM
SAME as Above
8:45 AM
Chicago Union Sta.
Yes
Amtrak # 303 "Lincoln Service" Chicago Union Sta.
9:25 AM
Cafe Car, Coaches
3:00 PM
St. Louis Amtrak Station
Yes
Amtrak #313 "Missouri R. Runner" St. Louis Amtrak Station
4:00 PM
Cafe Car, Coaches
9:40 PM
Kansas City Union Station
No
Same Kansas City Union Sta
10:45 PM
Same
3:55 PM
Albuquerque Amtrak Sta
No
Same Alburqueque Amtrak Sta.
4:45 PM
Same
10:33 PM
Williams Junction Amtrak Sta. Change to Bus
Grand Canyon RY BUS #6803 Williams Junction Amtrak
10:40 PM
 
10:50 PM
Williams GCR Station Overnight stay at GCR (former Fred Harvey Hotel)

GCR # 7904

Williams Junction GCR Hotel
9:30 AM
*Vintage 1920s and 1950s Coaches
11:45 AM
Grand Canyon GCR Sta.  

 

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