COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO OMAHA.
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: OMAHA 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 29 Hrs. 30 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 1/2 mile
CB&Q #11 "Nebraska Zephyr" Chicago Union Sta.
9:30 AM
Diner, Parlor lounge
5:40 PM
Omaha Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Omaha 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 30 Hrs. 25 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 #41 "The George Washington" Charlottesville Main St
8:30 PM
Same train as above (Coach passengers change trains)
8:00 AM
Cincinnati Union Station Yes
NYC #3 "James Whitcomb Riley" Cincinnati Union Sta.
8:30 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge Obs., Thru Sleeper
1:20 PM
Chicago Central Station Yes, Change stations 1.1 mile
CRI&P #7 "Rocky Mountain Rocket" Chicago LaSalle St.
2:00 PM
Diner, Club Diner, Buffet Lounge, Parlor
10:45 PM
Omaha Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Omaha 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 34 Hrs. 30 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 Stations 1/2 mile
CB&Q #3 "AK-SAR-BEN Zephyr" Chicago Union Sta.
11:00 PM
Diner Lounge, Dome Lounge, Sleepers open 9:30 PM
8:15 AM
Omaha Union Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: OMAHA 1956-04
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 32 Hrs. 50 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 Lounge Obs., Dome Sleeper, Sleepers, No Coaches
7:00 AM
Chicago Grand Central Yes - Change stations 1/2 mile
CB&Q #19 "Columbian" Chicago Union
11:20 AM
Parlor Diner
9:00 PM
Omaha Union  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Omaha 2013-01  
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
35 Hrs. 25 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 Yes
Amtrak #5 "California Zephyr" Chicago Union Sta
2:00 PM
High-Level Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Bi-Level Sleepers. Bi-Level Coaches
10:55PM
Omaha Amtrak  

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