COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO KANSAS CITY
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Kansas City 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 28 Hrs. 05 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 stations 5 blocks
AT&SF #19 "Chief Chicago Dearborn Sta.
9:00 AM
Diner, Lunch Counter Diner, Big Dome Lounge
4:15 PM
Kansas City Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Kansas City 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 31 Hrs. 05 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 #1 "The George Washington" Charlottesville Main St
8:30 PM
Same train as above
8:00 AM
Cincinnati Union Station Yes, coach passengers only
NYC #3 "James Whitcomb Riley" Cincinnati Union St.
8:30 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge O bs., Thru Sleeper
1:20 PM
Chucago Central Station Yes, Change Station 8/10 mile
AT&SF #1 "San Francisco Chief"
Chicago Dearborn Station.
4:00 PM
Diner, Lunch Counter Diner, Big Dome Lounge
11:25 PM
Kansas City Union Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Kansas City 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 33 Hrs. 45 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
C&O #43 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. Yes, Change station 1.6 mile
CB&Q #55 Chicago Union Station
10:00 PM
Dome Buffet Lounge, Cafe Coach, Sleepers
7:30 AM
Kansas City Union Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Kansas City 1956-04
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 28 Hrs. 50 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  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Kansas City 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
34 Hrs. 10 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  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Kansas City 2013-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 34 Hrs. 41 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 #3 "Southwest Chief" Chicago Union
3:00 PM
High-Level Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Bi-Level Sleepers, Bi-Level Coaches.
10:11 PM
Kansas City Union Sta.  
             

 

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