COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO INDIANAPOLIS, IN.
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Indianapolis 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 21 Hrs. 30 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
N&W via ACL #27 Richmond-Broad St.
2:15 PM
Coaches (Steam Power)
3:00 PM
Petersburg Downtown Sta.
Yes
N&W #3 "Pochahontas" Petersburg Downtown
3:05 PM
Diner, Tavern Lounge, Sleepers (steam power)
7:05 AM
Cincinnati Union Station
Yes
PRR #71 Fort Hayes Cincinatti Union Station
8:30 AM
Diner, Sleeper and Coaches
9:07 AM
Richmond, IN PRR
Yes
PRR #3 "Penn Texas" Richmond, IN PRR
9:34 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge
10:45 AM
Indianapolis Union Station

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Indianapolis 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 18 Hrs. 00 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
N&W / ACL #21 Richmond-Broad St.
7:35 AM
Coaches. Steam powered
8:25 AM
Petersburg Downtown Sta.
Yes
N&W #25 "Powhatan Arrow" Petersburg Downtown
8:35 AM
Tavern Lounge Obs., Diner. Steam powered
10:45 PM
Cincinnati Union Station
Yes
NYC #443 Cincinnati Union
11:15 PM
Buffet Lounge
12:35 AM
Indianapolis Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Indianapolis 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 20 Hrs. 20 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376
Richmond Broad St. Sta.
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washington DC Union Sta.
Yes
PRR # 21 "Indianapolis Ltd."
Washington DC Union Sta.
5:10 PM
Diner, Sleepers (no coaches)
8:15 PM
Harrisburg, PA.
No-Same train
PRR #41 (same train as PRR 21)
Harrisburg, PA
8:46 PM
Diner, Bar Lounge
1:49 AM
Pittsburgh, PA
No
PRR #41 (continued)
Pittsburgh, PA
1:49 AM
Same as above
8:30 AM
Indianapolis Union Station

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Indianapolis 1956-04
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 18 Hrs. 55 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

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Indianapolis 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 16 Hrs. 08 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, NC. Main St. Sta.
No
C&O #1 "The George Washington" Union Station Charlottesville, NC
8:30 PM
Same as above
8:00 AM
Cincinnati Union Station
Coach passengers change train
NYC #3 "James Whitcomb Riley" Cincinnati Union Station
8:30 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge Obs., Thru Sleeper
9:28 AM
Indianapolis Union  

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Indianapolis 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 16 Hrs. 57 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

 

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