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ROUTE: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: San Francisco 1956-04

TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 75 Hrs. 40 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
Cincinnati Union Sta. Yes
NYC #3 "James Whitcomb Riley"
Cincinnati Union St.
8:30 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge OOS, Thru Sleeper
1:20 PM
Chicago Central Station Yes - Change Stations
Change stations 1/2 mile to Chicago Union Station then take CB&Q #19 "The Coloradoan" Chicago Union Sta.
11:20 AM
Parlor diner
9:00 PM
Omaha Union Station Yes
UP #27 "San Francisco Overland" Omaha Union Station
10:30 PM
Cafe lounge, Sleepers
8:45 PM
Ogden Union Sta. No - Train changes name
SP # 27 "San Francisco Overland" Ogden Union Station
9:10 PM
Add diner, grill lounge, dome lounge, dome lounge obs, sleepers, thru sleepers and coaches
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 Potomic RR
B&O = Baltimore and Ohio RR
CB&Q = Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
UP = Union Pacific Railroad
SP = Southern Pacific Railroad

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

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

 

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