COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO SALT LAKE CITY
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Salt Lake City 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 54 Hrs. 45 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #16 Richmond-Broad St. Sta.
5:20 PM
Diner
7:35 PM
Washington DC Union Sta.
Yes
B&O #3 "Diplomat" Washington DC Union Sta.
9:30 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Coach Lounge, Sleepers
3:50 PM
St. Louis Union Station
Yes
WAB #9 "City of St. Louis" St. Louis Union Station
4:15 PM
Diner, Club Lounge, Sleepers
9:10 PM
Kansas City Union Station
No (Change Railroads)
UP #9 "City of St. Louis" Kansas City Union Station
9:40 PM
Add Dome Lounge Obs. car
8:05 AM
Denver Union Station No
Same Denver Union Station
8:35 AM
Add Lunch Counter Diner Car
11:50 AM
Laramie Union Pacific Sta. No
Same Laramie Union Pacific Station
11:50 AM
Same
8:30 PM
Ogden Union Station No
Same Ogden Union Station
9:15 PM
Same
10:05 PM
Salt Lake City UP Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Salt Lake City 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 52 Hrs. 20 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 # 103 / #107 "City Of Los Angeles" / "Challenger" Chicago Union Station
6:45 PM
Dome Diner, Diner, Club Lounge, Dome Lounge Obs., Sleepers
3:00 AM
Omaha Union Station No
Same train
Omaha Union Sta.
3:10 AM
Same
6:45 PM
Ogden Union Sta.
No
Same train Ogden Union Sta.
6:55 PM
Same
7:40 PM
Salt Lake City UP station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Salt Lake City 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 54 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

CB&Q #17 "The California Zephyr"
Chicago Union Station
3:30 PM
Diner, Dome Buffet Lounge, Dome Lounge Obs., Sleepers, Dome Coaches
8:20 AM
Denver Union Sta. No -Change Railroad
D&RGW #17 "California Zephyr" via Moffat Tunnel
Denver Union Sta.
8:40 AM
Same
10:00 PM
Salt Lake City D&RGW Station
 

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Salt Lake City 1956-04
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 65 Hrs. 10 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
CB&Q #17 "The California Zephyr" Chicago Union Station
3:30 PM
Diner, Dome Buffet Lounge, Dome Lounge Obs., Sleepers, Dome coaches
8:20 AM
Denver Union Sta. Yes
D&RGW #1 "Royal Gorge" Via Royal Gorge and Tennessee Pass.
Denver Union Sta.
9:00 AM
Diner Lounge, Dome Sleeper
10:30 PM
Grand Junction
No Train changes names
D&RGW #7 "Prospector" (same train as above)
Grand Junction
1:20 AM
Same
8:30 AM
Salt Lake City D&RGW Sta.  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Salt Lake City 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 60 Hrs. 35 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
2:30 AM
Cleveland Amtrak Sta No
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Cleveland AMtrak Sta
2:59 AM
SAME
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 No
Same Omaha Amtrak
11:05 PM
 
7:15 AM
Denver Amtrak Sta.  
Same Denver Amtrak Sta.
8:05 AM
 
11:05 PM
Salt Lake City Amtrak Sta.  

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