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ROUTE: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA.

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: San Francisco 1956-02

TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 68 Hrs. 00 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 and Change Stations Also
Local travel 1/2 mile to Chicago Union Station then take MILW #101 "City Of San Francisco" Chicago Union Station
6:30 PM
Diner, Club Car, Cafe Lounge, Coach Lounge, Sleepers
2:45 AM
Omaha Union Station No (train changes name)
UP #101(same train "City Of San Francisco" Omaha Union Station
2:55 AM
Same
6:30 PM
Ogden Union Station No (train changes name again)
SP # 101 (same train) Ogden Union Station
6:50 PM
Same
7:30 AM
Sacramento SP Station  
Same Sacramento SP Station
7:42 AM
Same
9:45 AM
Oakland Pier Board Oakland/ SF. Ferry
Oakland to San Francisco Ferry Oakland Pier
10:00 AM
 
10:20 AM
San Francisco Ferry Building  
             

RF&P = Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomic RR
B&O = Baltimore and Ohio RR
UP = Union Pacific Railroad
SP = Southern Pacific Railroad

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PHOTOS OF STATIONS WHERE YOU WILL DEPART / CHANGE TRAINS / ARRIVE:

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Broad Street Station- Richmond
Washington DC Union Station
RF&P Passenger train from 1956
 

 

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