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ROUTE: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA.

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: San Francisco, 1956-03

TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 72 Hrs. 30 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
Train changes names
UP #9 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 Yes
SP # 27 "San Francisco Overland" Ogden Union Station
9:10 PM
Diner, Grill lounge, dome lounge, dome lounge obs, sleepers, thru sleepers, coaches from UP #9
11:55 AM
Sacramento SP Station  
Same Sacramento SP Station
12:01 PM
Same
2:15 PM
Oakland Pier Board Oakland/ SF. Ferry
Oakland to San Francisco Ferry Oakland Pier
2:30 PM
 
2:50 PM
San Francisco Ferry Building  

RF&P = Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad
B&O= Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
WAB = Wabash Railroad
UP = Union Pacific Railroad
SP = Southern Pacific Railroad

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

   
Richmond Broad Street Station
Washington DC Union Station
 

 

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