COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO PORTLAND
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Portland 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 64 Hrs. 55 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 1/2 mile)
CB&Q #31 "Empire Builder" Chicago Union Station
2:00 PM
Diner, Great Dome Bar Lounge, Ranch Lounge, Great Dome Coaches
8:40 PM
St. Paul Union Station No
GN #31 "Empire Builder" (same train as above) St. Paul Union
9:10 PM
Same
11:25 PM
Spokane GN Station No
SP&S #1 "Empire Builder" (same train as GN #31) Spokane GN Station
11:59 PM
Same
7:15 AM
Portland Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Portland 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 69 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 Lounge Obs., Dome Sleeper, Sleepers, No Coaches
7:00 AM
Chicago Grand Central Yes (Change station 1/2 mile)
CB&Q #25 "North Coast Ltd." Chicago Union Station
11:30 AM
Diner Buffet Lounge, Buffet Lounge Obs. Dome Coaches
6:15 PM
St. Paul Union Station No - Railroad changes
NP #25 "North Coast Ltd" St. Paul Union Sta.
6:40 PM
Same train as above
12:28 PM
*Livingston NP Station. No
Same *Livingston NP Station.
12:33 PM
Same
1:33 AM
Pasco WA NP Sta. No
SP&S #1-2 "North Coast Ltd." (Same train as above) Pasco WA NP Sta.
2:55 AM
Buffet Lounge Obs., Dome Sleepers, Dome Coaches
7:50 AM
Portland Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Portland 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 65 Hrs. 10 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 1/2 mile
Milw #105 "City of Portland" Chicago Union Station
4:45 PM
Dome Diner, Dome Lounge Obs., Club Lounge, Sleepers, Dome Coach
1:00 AM
Omaha Union Station No
UP #105 (Same train as above) Omaha Union Station
1:10 AM
Same
1:25 PM
Green River Union Pac. Sta. No
Same train Green River UP
1:35 PM
Same
5:45 PM
Pocatello UP No
Same train Pocatello UP
5:55 PM
 
7:30 AM
Portland Union Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Portland 1956-04
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 72 Hrs. 40 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #16 Richmond-Broad St
5:20 PM
Diner
7:35 PM
Washingotn DC Union Sta. Yes
B&O #7 "The Shenandoah" Washington DC Union Sta
10:55 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Coach Lounge, Dome Sleeper, Sleepers
2:00 PM
Chicago Grand Central Yes - Change stations 1/2 mile
Milw #105 "City of Portland" Chicago Union Station
4:45 PM
Dome Diner, Dome Lounge Obs., Club Lounge, Sleepers, Dome Coach
1:00 AM
Omaha Union Station No
UP #105 (Same train as above) Omaha Union Station
1:10 AM
Same
1:25 PM
Green River Union Pac. Sta. No
Same train Green River UP
1:35 PM
Same
5:45 PM
Pocatello UP No
Same train Pocatello UP
5:55 PM
 
7:30 AM
Portland Union Sta.  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Portland 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION:
72 Hrs. 40 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, High- level Cafe Lounge, Sleepers, 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 # 7 "Empire Builder" Chicago Union Station
2:15 PM
High-Level Sleepers, High Level Coaches, High-Level Diner, High-Level Cafe Lounge.
10:31 PM
St. Paul Amtrak Sta,
No
Same St. Paul Amtrak Sta.
11:15 PM
Same
7:41 PM
*Essex, Montana Amtrak Sta.
No
Same Essex, Montana Amtrak Sta.
7:41 PM
Same
1:40 AM
Spokane Amtrak Sta.
Yes
Amtrak #27 "Empire Builder"
Spokane Amtrak Sta.
2:45 AM
This is the same train as Amtrak 7 except no Diner
10:10 AM
Portland Union Sta.
 

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